“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Thank you to the healthcare providers, stakeholders, advisory council members and dedicated partners who made the commitment to join our quality journey. Our team comes to work each day to improve patient safety, reduce patient harm and improve clinical care in our communities. We recommend best practices, teach quality improvement and offer updates on timeliness and reporting requirements with the sole purpose of improving patient care and outcomes.

At the completion of year 4 as the regional Quality Innovation Network, we are pleased and excited about the progress made. Access our Impact Statement [September 2018], which highlights areas of achievement in many of our areas of focus. In addition, we have created a sample of successes highlighting the work of our partnering providers.

Our success is dependent on our partners. We are extremely grateful for your partnership, dedication and drive for excellence. The contributions from your organization and colleagues make a positive impact on the health of our communities. 

Value of the SNFist: Nothing to Sneeze At

From the ABCS for heart health to challenges of managing a ZBB (Zero Based Budget), acronyms are a staple in the healthcare industry. While many are commonly recognized, a SNFist is fairly new to the list and proving to be a valuable addition. Healthcare professionals...

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Joe’s Choice: Manage Diabetes Using Lifestyle Change

Managing diabetes to prevent complications and improve quality of life is a daily reality for 30.3 million Americans. Millions more are unaware they are living with diabetes (7.2 million) or prediabetes (75.6 million).  The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert...

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Faulkton Navigates the Fine Line of Antibiotic Stewardship

With each winter storm the desire for sunshine grows, but too much sun can become an equally difficult problem.  There’s a fine line between just enough and too much of even the best things. Healthcare professionals in Faulkton are working to close this gap of...

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Taking Back Control: Diabetes Management Begins at Home

  As one of the most common chronic diseases, diabetes is an everyday reality for an estimated 23.1 million people in the United States. While healthcare professionals provide regular monitoring, the majority of care and disease management is a result of...

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