Friday Focus 4 Health: February 2023 Series – Register Today!

Friday Focus 4 Health: February 2023 Series – Register Today!

The Friday Focus 4 Health February Series begins on February 3, 2023 Reducing Avoidable Hospital Emergency Department Visits | 12:00 – 12:30 pm CT Blood Pressure Control | 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. CT Register for the February Series Our Friday Focus 4 Health...
Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Failure Are a Troubling Pair: Know Diabetes by Heart Campaign

Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Failure Are a Troubling Pair: Know Diabetes by Heart Campaign

The “Know Diabetes by Heart™” Campaign aims to raise awareness about the link between diabetes and heart disease and to provide education and resources to help people with diabetes lower their risk of heart disease. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition...
Be The Beat: Save a Life I American Heart Month

Be The Beat: Save a Life I American Heart Month

In the United States, approximately 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year and less than 10% of these victims survive¹. Fortunately, survival rates can be significantly increased by a simple, yet lifesaving technique – CPR (Cardiopulmonary...
Five Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s Disease in 2022

Five Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s Disease in 2022

2022 was a productive and promising year for Alzheimer’s research, including discoveries related to the causes, risk factors and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Below are five important things we learned about Alzheimer’s in 2022: Alzheimer’s...
FirstLink Community Directory: A Collaborative Approach

FirstLink Community Directory: A Collaborative Approach

The mission of FirstLink is to assist individuals in identifying, accessing and making effective use of community and volunteer resources. Firstlink provides free resources, free listening and support as well as crisis intervention services and serves all of North...
Friday Focus 4 Health: February 2023 Series – Register Today!

Join Us: Friday Focus 4 Health Series Launch | December 6, 2022

Series Launch: Join Us! Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. CT Register Today Our Friday Focus 4 Health Series is intended to jump start or augment your current quality improvement efforts. Participants will connect across the Dakotas for a diverse and collaborative...
Q-Tips For Your Ears: A Great Plains QIN Podcast

Q-Tips For Your Ears: A Great Plains QIN Podcast

We added a few more episodes to our new podcast series: Q-Tips For Your Ears. This podcast is designed for everyone – healthcare professionals, patients and family members; we will share basic healthcare information on topics that matter. Check out our newest...
Protect Your Heart I Get the Flu Shot

Protect Your Heart I Get the Flu Shot

Now is the time to encourage people to get their annual flu shots, a universal approach to enhancing community immunity. Influenza is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Like everyone else, people who are living with heart disease or have had a...
Advancing Rural Health Equity

Advancing Rural Health Equity

According to the CDC, more than 61 million Americans live in rural areas. Rural residents tend to be older and in poorer health than their urban counterparts and rural communities often face challenges with access to care, financial viability and the important link...