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.

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Toolkit

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Toolkit

Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES) has been shown to improve health outcomes. However, despite considerable evidence that DSMES services are cost-effective and have a positive impact on diabetes-related outcomes, utilization of DSMES services is...

Quality Measures: How They Are Developed, Used, & Maintained

Quality Measures: How They Are Developed, Used, & Maintained

Quality measures are powerful tools for advancing quality in the healthcare system. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) programs, including the Quality Innovation Network - Quality Improvement Organization program, implement a wide range of measures...

CDC Trainings: Weekly NHSN COVID-19 Vaccination Data Collection Forms

CDC Trainings: Weekly NHSN COVID-19 Vaccination Data Collection Forms

A CDC training webinar series has been scheduled in anticipation of recommendations for additional vaccine series, new data reporting categories and the monthly reporting plan. A review of how to complete questions #4 and #5 on reporting additional or booster doses of...

AHRQ Resources for Care Delivery

AHRQ Resources for Care Delivery

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports improvements in care delivery through the development and dissemination of evidence-based tools and resources designed specifically to address challenges and opportunities in primary care settings. This online...

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.