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Care Centers: Time to Select New QIIP Goals

On June 2, 2020 by Jeff Bostic

The Minnesota Department of Human Services recently prepared the data needed for all nursing facilities in the Medical Assistance program to select a new goal to work on for another round of the Quality Improvement Incentive Payment Program (QIIP).  Each year, based on their progress toward the goal they select, care centers receive a rate increase of up to $3.50 per resident day. 

DHS Announces $6.7 Million in Nursing Home Investments and Improvements

On March 10, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

More than 100 nursing homes across Minnesota, including several LeadingAge Minnesota members, have begun kicking off 36 projects to promote better care and quality of life for their residents. The Performance-based Incentive Payment Program (PIPP) projects, funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), range from efforts to improve mental health and social connections to reducing falls and infections.  

Drive Quality from the Front-Line: ICan Webinar on Feb. 25

On January 29, 2020 by Jenna Kellerman

Are your staff ready to drive quality and innovation from the front-line? Participate in our upcoming ICan webinar to learn how you can implement this highly successful program in your setting and have the chance to win $500 in our ICan contest.   

Superior Health Invites Nursing Homes to Participate in Quality Improvement Collaborative

On January 29, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

Superior Health is inviting Minnesota nursing homes to participate in a free quality improvement collaborative designed to enhance performance in nursing homes and reduce the burden associated with achieving that quality.    

ICan? Yes, You Can: Free Video Training for Frontline Quality Improvement Projects

On November 19, 2019 by Terri Foley

Looking for ways to energize frontline staff? Ask them to identify and solve problems that can save time and improve care using the free ICan: Quality & Innovation from the Front-Line program.  

Video Training for Frontline Quality Improvement Projects

On November 5, 2019 by Terri Foley

Looking for ways to energize frontline staff? Try asking them to identify and solve problems that can save time and improve care—using the free quality improvement program called ICan: Quality & Innovation from the Front-Line.  

Lake Ridge Care Center Showcased by Pioneer Network for Quality Improvement

On June 23, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

When Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo found itself close to the bottom of the rankings in Minnesota on the Quality Measure for Percent of Residents who were Walking as Well or Better, they set out to improve that score.

DHS Posts Resources, Announces Deadline for QIIP Projects

On April 30, 2019 by Sue Boyd

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has posted the instructions and goal sheet for the 2019 Quality Improvement Incentive Payment (QIIP) program. The deadline for care centers to submit their selected quality improvement topic is 11:59 pm on July 1.  

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