Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

group of business people

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.

New Resources to Support a Culture of Safer Opioid Prescribing

New Resources to Support a Culture of Safer Opioid Prescribing

CDC released new resources to support healthcare executives in their ongoing efforts to improve safety related to opioid prescribing.  The Creating a Culture of Safety for Opioid Prescribing: A Handbook for Healthcare Executives contains insights and advice from...

Great Plains QIN Medication Safety Learning and Action Series

Great Plains QIN Medication Safety Learning and Action Series

Webinar: Medication Safety: What Matters Most May 18, 2021 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT Register today. Medications can be lifesaving treatments that change the world. Unfortunately, if not used properly, medications can also lead to adverse events. In fact, adverse drug...

CMS Webinar: Learn How to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence | May 13

CMS Webinar: Learn How to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence | May 13

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) will host a Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence webinar on Thursday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CT) Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of CMS OMH, will share information and...

Great Plains QIN COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Ambassador Program

Great Plains QIN COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Ambassador Program

Vaccination is the key to ending this pandemic. A vaccine protects the individual vaccinated, but also protects those we provide care for; particularly individuals at increased risk for severe illness. Great Plains QIN wants to celebrate and recognize organizations...

Dear Colleague Letter: Vaccine Equity – April 16, 2021

Dear Colleague Letter: Vaccine Equity – April 16, 2021

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network was asked to share this letter with healthcare providers and community partners in the Dakotas on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the egregious and...

Great Plains Quality Care Coalition

Our mission is 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.