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Nye Pointe Earns 2021 AHCA/NCAL Silver National Quality Award

Nye Pointe Earns 2021 AHCA/NCAL Silver National Quality Award

Nye Pointe, a Nye Health Services campus, has been recognized as a 2021 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which spotlights providers across the nation that have demonstrated dedication to improving the quality of care for residents and patients in long-term and post-acute care.

“The Nye Pointe team is dedicated to providing the very best care to our residents, and I’m thrilled to see them honored through the receipt of the Silver Award,” said Kirk Sweeny, executive director at Nye Pointe.

The standards of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program help organizations achieve superior performance to improve the quality of life and care of long-term care residents and staff. At the Silver level, members develop and demonstrate effective approaches that help improve organizational performance and health care outcomes.

“Reaching the Silver Award level successfully while also compassionately and heroically protecting and caring for residents during a pandemic is remarkable,” said the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Board of Overseers Chair Tammy Kelly. “I applaud the resiliency and dedication of Nye Pointe for continuing their quality improvement journey and for this outstanding achievement.”
As a Silver Award recipient, Nye Pointe can now advance in further developing comprehensive approaches that meet the Gold – Excellence in Quality Award criteria.

The awards will be presented during AHCA/NCAL’s 72nd Convention & Expo in National Harbor, Maryland right outside Washington, DC which will be held from October 10-13, 2021.

Nye Pointe’s campus offers skilled long-term care, short term rehabilitation, and outpatient therapy services. Nye Pointe is one of three Nye Health campuses in Fremont. Nye Square offers independent living, assisted living, and outpatient therapy services while Nye Legacy offers skilled long-term care, short term rehabilitation, and outpatient therapy services. For more information on Nye Pointe’s skilled nursing services, call Debi Filter RN, Director of Clinical Transitions at (402) 720-6565. To learn more about Nye Health Services and each of their local campuses visit us online at www.nyehealthservices.com.

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square Recognized for Healthcare Quality by Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square Recognized for Healthcare Quality by Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative

Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista, and Regency Square have all been named to the Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative (GPQCC) Honor Roll in recognition of their performance on the Nursing Home Compare long-stay quality measures.

Nursing homes on the Nursing Home Quality Composite Score Honor Roll have achieved a quality measure composite score of six or less for at least one month [between April 2015 and March 2019].  The Composite Score is comprised of 13 long-stay measures; a score of 6 or better reflects the cumulative effect of systems improvement with a long-term care setting.

“Nursing homes on the Honor Roll have demonstrated a focus on safety and quality,” said Krystal Hays, DNP, RN, CADDCT, RAC-CT, Great Plains QIN-QIO quality improvement advisor. “We applaud the hard work of Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe, Gateway Vista and Regency Square for their commitment to provide excellent long-term care.”

The GPQCC is part of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC), led by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and QIN-QIOs, was launched in April 2015 with the mission to improve care for the 1.4 million nursing home residents across the United States. Great Plains Quality Innovation Network has been a long-time supporter and partner of the NNHQCC.

The NNHQCC strives to instill sustainable quality and performance improvement practices, eliminate Healthcare-Acquired Conditions (HACs) and improve resident satisfaction and safety by focusing on systems that impact quality. These systems can include staffing, operations, communication, leadership, compliance, clinical models, quality of life indicators and specific clinical outcomes, such as mobility, inappropriate antipsychotic use for persons living with dementia and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). View a complete list of Nursing Home Quality Measure Composite Score Honor Roll recipients in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. https://greatplainsqin.org/honor-roll/

“We are proud of our team’s commitment to providing exceptional service and personalized care.  This recognition is a result of their dedication to delivering services that go beyond good quality care and reach a level of superior care.” States Kristin Harris, Vice President of Operations with Nye Health Services.

 

About Nye Health Services

Nye Health Services offers six campus locations in Eastern Nebraska and one in Wyoming, structured to meet the needs of their residents from independent living to skilled nursing, memory care, and now home care services. A family-owned company with a rich history of connecting with the people they serve, Nye Health Services is open for visits anytime. Call 402.753.1400 to schedule an appointment at locations in Fremont, Lincoln, South Sioux City, Norfolk, or Jackson Hole, or visit NyeHealthServices.com for more information.

About Great Plains QIN-QIO
Great Plains QIN is the Quality Improvement Organization for Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. The GPQIN team works with healthcare providers and communities to implement data-driven quality initiatives to improve healthcare. Great Plains QIN offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources. Through these efforts, we intend to improve patient safety, reduce harm and improve clinical care at the local and regional levels. Learn more at greatplainsqin.org.