Great Plains QIN

Great Plains QIN offering webinar series

The Great Plains Quality Information Network Care Coordination Team is offering a webinar series to help organizations build capacity for better, safer care and...

Infographic, video offers breast cancer screening guidelines

The Breast Cancer Task Force has created a targeted breast cancer campaign to remind providers to have conversations about risk-appropriate guidelines in order to...
Bridging Health Care and Community

SD Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Annual Partners Meeting set for July 26

The South Dakota Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Annual Partners Meeting is set for Wednesday, July 26 at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. This year’s theme is Bridging Healthcare & Community, and the meeting will feature keynote speakers Matt Longjohn, MD, MPH and Ann Forburger, MS.
HEN 2.0

HEN 2.0 Milestone 4 is here with HIIN on the horizon

We are in the home stretch of HEN 2.0 and working on our goal to achieve Milestone IV, which requires that 80 percent of...
Quality and safety

SDAHO helps reduce reporting burden for hospitals

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been focused on collaborative activities that mitigate duplication of efforts to reduce the data reporting...
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CMS sending out MIPS participation status letters

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, part of the new Quality Payment Program.
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ODPHP updates targets for health care-associated infections within acute care hospitals

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has announced updated 2020 targets for the reduction of health care-associated infections in acute care...
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CMS website offers new attestation resources

The EHR Incentive Programs attestation system opens Tuesday and will be available through Feb. 28, 2017. Providers must attest by the attestation deadline to...
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NQP issues brief assists with end-of-life conversations

A new issues brief from National Quality Partners (NQP) aims to empower individuals with advanced illness, family members and caregivers to lead decisions about...
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Measure Applications Partnership process kicks off

The annual Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) process has kicked off with the publication of the Measures Under Consideration (MUC) list. The Centers for Medicare &...