Director of Nursing

Decoding Dialysis: Improving Care Across the Continuum for Patients with Kidney Disease

  Care of the patient living with end stage renal disease can be intimidating due to the complex interplay of dietary and fluid restrictions, medications, vascular access care, and dialysis treatments, often in the setting of other comorbid medical conditions. It is known that ESRD patients are high healthcare utilizers, so it is likely the […]

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Using Plain Language – The CLAS-y Compliant Style of Healthcare Conversations and Communication

  Over the past five decades, healthcare providers and healthcare systems have been tasked with providing increasingly complex medical care in a more equitable, cost-efficient, time-efficient – not to mention regulation-compliant – manner. During this Webinar, Dr. Kay Miller Temple will provide information on how thinking about melding Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) goals

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Great Plains QIN Webinar: Helping Long-Term Care Residents Keep Their Shine | March 19, 2024

  Nearly 37% of adults worldwide have vitamin D levels below the recommended amounts, according to research published in the journal Metabolites. In the U.S., studies have found that 14% to 18% of adults have low levels of vitamin D. Without enough vitamin D, bones may become weak and brittle over time. Other signs and symptoms

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It’s All About the Heart; Opportunities for Cardiac Care in the Dakotas

  Join this Webinar, hosted by Great Plains QIN, to discuss cardiac rehab services in the Dakotas; results from a cardiac rehab environmental scan will be shared. Participants will be better able to recognize opportunities to increase the quality of care that cardiac patients receive and the communities they live in. Presenters will highlight South

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Building Bridges and Enhancing Care Together: Leveraging Partnerships for Improved Services to Native American Patients

  This presentation will explore the unique aspects of healthcare delivery for patients receiving care through Indian Health Service and Tribal Healthcare organizations, including federal policy, referral mechanisms and reimbursement structures as well as legal and regulatory considerations. We will examine the potential for partnerships between private sector and Indian Health Service/Tribal Healthcare organizations and

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Care Coordination: The Complex Patient (A Behavioral Health Perspective)

This presentation will aim to elicit conversations surrounding complex patients and will highlight the importance of well-informed, multi-level care coordination. Included will be brief touchpoints related to engagement, social needs and burnout. The intended audience is anyone that works in residential, inpatient, primary or emergency care. Objectives: During this Webinar, the speaker will address: Complex presentations;

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Friday Focus 4 Health July Series I Multi-Visit Patients (MVPs) – Reducing Preventable ED Visit

Multi-Visit Patients (MVPs) – Reducing Preventable ED Visits | 12:15 – 12:45 pm CT Fridays in July; starting July 7, 2023 The Great Plains QIN Friday Focus 4 Health Series is intended to jump start or augment your current quality improvement efforts. Participants will connect across the Dakotas for a diverse and collaborative learning experience designed to

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