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)...
Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Did you know that overdose deaths outnumber traffic fatalities in the US? Someone dies every 14 minutes from a drug overdose in this country.¹ The terrifying reality is that addiction can touch anyone, anywhere. During Overdose Awareness Week, we remember the lives...
American Heart Association Grant: Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement in the Rural Midwest

American Heart Association Grant: Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement in the Rural Midwest

The American Heart Association’s mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer healthier lives. For millions of Americans, hypertension is a significant barrier in achieving that reality for themselves and the burden of high blood pressure is not carried...
Immunize South Dakota Conference: Bridging the Gap I August 2, 2022

Immunize South Dakota Conference: Bridging the Gap I August 2, 2022

A few days left to register for the 6th annual Immunize SD Conference: Bridging the Gap on August 2. This conference is perfectly timed to Bridge the Gap between knowledge and action, between action and access and between access and trust. Intended to promote access...
Bringing Awareness to the Unique Struggles Minority Communities Face Regarding Mental Illness

Bringing Awareness to the Unique Struggles Minority Communities Face Regarding Mental Illness

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for racial and...
Mini Virtual Conference: Navigating Late Stages of Dementia for Caregivers I August 4, 2022

Mini Virtual Conference: Navigating Late Stages of Dementia for Caregivers I August 4, 2022

FREE learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals and caregivers. A 4-hour mini-conference that will involve presentations on late stages of dementia, hospice vs. palliative care and managing end-of-life care for people living with dementia followed by...
Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Trying to understand an acute or chronic health concern can be confusing. Lacking transportation or money for prescription medication adds to the frustration.  Melissa Nielsen is building a team of patient advocates by integrating community health workers (CHWs) at...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Infection Control in Respiratory Therapy Practices I June 21, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Infection Control in Respiratory Therapy Practices I June 21, 2022

Infection Control in Respiratory Therapy Practices June 21, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT Register Here Objectives: Discuss the prevalence of respiratory infections Explore commonly used respiratory treatments for these infections Introduce infection prevention...
Best Practice Brief: Valuing Diversity at Monument Health I May 24, 2022

Best Practice Brief: Valuing Diversity at Monument Health I May 24, 2022

Relentlessly Pursuing a Diverse and Inclusive Organization Trust is the foundation for every strong personal and professional relationship. Earning trust begins by seeking to understand. Monument Health offers cultural awareness education programs to provide...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Palliative Care in the Dakotas | May 17, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Palliative Care in the Dakotas | May 17, 2022

Rural adults are more likely than urban counterparts to have a larger range of chronic conditions³ and extensive disparities in health, such as greater rates of death, pain and suffering and reduced life expectancy². The increasing need for palliative care services...