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.

Great Plains QIN Webinar: The ABCs of ADEs | October 18, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: The ABCs of ADEs | October 18, 2022

Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) are a large public health problem and a patient safety priority. An ADE is defined as “an injury resulting from the use of a drug. Under this definition, the term ADE includes harm caused by the drug (adverse drug reactions and overdoses)...

National Council for Mental Wellbeing: CLAS Standards Series

National Council for Mental Wellbeing: CLAS Standards Series

Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) National Standards guide health care providers in tailoring their services so they are responsive to the health beliefs, practices and needs of diverse individuals and communities. Using the CLAS framework can...

NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) 2022 covered the breadth of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, including the basic biology of aging and the brain, risk factors and prevention strategies, and caregiving and living...

Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls

Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls

It is Falls Prevention Awareness Week. Join us and local and state partners and coalitions to raise awareness of falls prevention to reduce the risk of falls and help older adults live without the fear of falling. [symple_button...

Medicine Wheel Village Vaccination Rate Success

Medicine Wheel Village Vaccination Rate Success

Medicine Wheel Village, located on the Cheyenne River reservation, in Eagle Butte, SD, has achieved impressive success in ensuring staff and residents are up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters; currently at 100 percent. Medicine Wheel Village...

Reducing Falls and Improving Quality of Life in North Dakota

Reducing Falls and Improving Quality of Life in North Dakota

The consequences of falls are substantial, including serious injury, loss of independent living and limits on physical activity. In 2019, falls were the second leading cause of injury-related deaths in North Dakota and the leading cause of injury-related deaths in...

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.