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.

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Be informed. Be empowered.

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Be informed. Be empowered.

Patient Safety Awareness Week [March 14 - 20, 2021] is observed to acknowledge the need to improve care safety throughout the healthcare system and to celebrate efforts to improve care. Preventing harm in health care is a public health concern. Everyone interacts with...

GPQIN Vaccine-Related Resources & CDC COCA Call on Janssen Vaccine

GPQIN Vaccine-Related Resources & CDC COCA Call on Janssen Vaccine

Visit our new Web page - Vaccinations - for resources on vaccine confidence, handling and storage, billing and coding as well as educational opportunities. Our team is working to identify and showcase tools that will be of value to healthcare providers and community...

GPQIN Webinar: Aging and the Impact on Medication Use | March 16, 2021

GPQIN Webinar: Aging and the Impact on Medication Use | March 16, 2021

Changes in how the body functions are clear as individuals increase in age. These changes also impact the effects of medication ranging from common over-the-counter cold medicines to prescriptions used to manage chronic disease and mental health concerns. Previously...

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls [March– April 2021]

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls [March– April 2021]

CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and...

Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

“With age comes wisdom” is a familiar adage. Healthcare professionals recognize age also brings increased risk for adverse drug events and health complications. Medication is a common treatment option, but changes in an aging body can lead to unintended harm from...

ONE Rx Team Receives 2020 RSAP Best Paper Award

ONE Rx Team Receives 2020 RSAP Best Paper Award

The Opioid & Naloxone (ONE Rx) team at North Dakota State University’s Department of Pharmacy Practice recently received recognition for a paper  they authored titled, Program evaluation of the Opioid and Naloxone Education (ONE Rx) program using the RE-AIM...

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.