Celebrating Healthcare Professionals

Celebrating Healthcare Professionals

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team would like to celebrate the incredible people that you are, your incredible coworkers (including our own) and the places where you work!  Thank you for all you do to contribute to your profession, your communities and...
Prescription for Health Tool Available

Prescription for Health Tool Available

Great Plains QIN is partnering with communities throughout the region to unite stakeholders, consumers and healthcare providers to improve communication and care coordination – resulting in reduced hospital admissions, readmissions and medication harm. A team at Great...
November 15 | Great American Smokeout®

November 15 | Great American Smokeout®

  Great American Smokeout ®  |  November 15, 2018 For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for smokers to commit to healthy,...
Influenza; Older Adult Patients are at Greater Risk

Influenza; Older Adult Patients are at Greater Risk

  Influenza is a highly infectious viral illness. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Adults age 65 years and older are at greater risk of severe complications from influenza, due to their increased likelihood of having chronic...
Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

Sepsis Training Modules for EMS Providers

  Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to an infection and is a medical emergency.  For every hour that sepsis goes untreated, the risk of death increases by 8%. According to the Sepsis Alliance, as many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the community...