Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

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Quality Experts

Our team of subject matter experts offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources for healthcare organizations and Medicare consumers. We look forward to serving as your quality improvement expert, partner and resource in the journey towards improvement.

Our Commitment

We aim to achieve better health care, improved health, safer care and lower healthcare costs. Our team works in conjunction with state partners, while pooling resources and common elements into an organization that can best serve the needs of healthcare providers and Medicare consumers across the region.

Thirteen North Dakota Nurses Honored as the Heart of Health Care

Thirteen North Dakota Nurses Honored as the Heart of Health Care

The Bismarck Tribune has partnered with local hospitals, nursing schools, long-term care and businesses to recognize nurses in the Bismarck, Mandan and the surrounding area who go above and beyond to deliver compassionate care. Access the article.  This year, 68...

National Nurses Month | Week #2 Recognition

National Nurses Month | Week #2 Recognition

This week for National Nurses Month, the theme is Recognition. We are all indebted to nurses for their unwavering commitment to patients, their communities and our health care systems. Honor the work of nurses who lead, excel, and innovate, not only in our health care...

CMS Releases Its Chronic Pain Experience Journey Map

CMS Releases Its Chronic Pain Experience Journey Map

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently released the Chronic Pain Experience Journey Map which highlights the most prominent barriers experienced by people accessing care and the influencers acting on providers. These access issues and...

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Palliative Care in the Dakotas | May 17, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Palliative Care in the Dakotas | May 17, 2022

Rural adults are more likely than urban counterparts to have a larger range of chronic conditions³ and extensive disparities in health, such as greater rates of death, pain and suffering and reduced life expectancy². The increasing need for palliative care services...

National Nurses Month | Self-Care – Taking Care of YOU!

National Nurses Month | Self-Care – Taking Care of YOU!

Being a nurse requires consistently caring for others and paying close attention to the physical and mental state of patients. Selflessly showing up for others is an incredible task, but often, those closest to the health care system are at the highest risk of...

Great Plains QIN Vaccination Tracking Log Updated

Great Plains QIN Vaccination Tracking Log Updated

Great Plains QIN updated the GPQIN Electronic Vaccination Tracking Log to include the second COVID-19 booster, pneumococcal vaccines PCV15 and PCV20. This Excel tracking log is designed as a 'quick review' for the MDS person and/or infection preventionist to access a...

Great Plains Quality Care Coalition

Our Vision: Through collaboration and partnership, we aspire to make healthcare in the Dakotas the best in the nation. We have partnered with committed nursing homes, community leaders and healthcare organizations to improve the care in our communities. Better together.