November 2017

Medication Safety Webinar Series

11/28/2017  1:00 PM  webinar




Medication Safety Webinar Series

Educational Sessions

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, Part I

EHR Integration and Workflow (11/14/17)



Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, Part II

Best Practices and Overcoming Barriers (11/28/17)

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Coaching Call

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (12/12/17)

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Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are a valuable tool to improve patient care and coordination and public safety by reducing drug diversion and inappropriate use. These events include PDMP staff from throughout the Great Plains region in a roundtable discussion on optimizing PDMP utilization. Part I will focus on opportunities to integrate the PDMPs with electronic health records and how some organizations have successfully completed this integration. Part II will focus on best practices regarding PDMP in a variety of settings as well as guidance on how to overcome barriers to utilize the PDMP. The follow-up coaching call provides participants the opportunity to discuss PDMP uses with PDMP staff from throughout the Great Plains.


Target Audience:

Clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, home health, hospice, public health, government, consumers and families, and all community partners who will benefit from a PDMP discussion.



Upon completion of the EHR Integration and Workflow webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe options in your state to integrate PDMP and EHRs
  2. Discuss how some organization have integrated PDMP utilization into their workflows


Upon completion of the Best Practices and Overcoming Barriers webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain best practices to efficiently and effectively query PDMP
  2. Understand how PDMP reports can be utilized to improve patient care and public safety
  3. Describe barriers to PDMP use and how to overcome


Upon completion of the coaching call, participants will be able to:

  1. Receive coaching to assist you in your efforts to improve PDMP utilization
  2. Discuss PDMP uses in everyday practice



Reyne Kenton, BA

K-TRACS Program Manager

Kansas Board of Pharmacy


Kevin Borcher, PharmD

PDMP Program Director

Nebraska Health Information Initiative


Mark Hardy, PharmD

Executive Director

North Dakota Board of Pharmacy


Lisa Rave, BS, MBA

Clinical Integration Pharmacist

Avera Health System


Melissa DeNoon, RPh

PDMP Program Director

South Dakota State Board of Pharmacy



This material was prepared by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 11SOW-GPQIN-ND-C3-146/1017


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