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...
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

Working the frontlines through a worldwide pandemic, Jessica Danko has a broad knowledge of firsthand respiratory therapy best practices. Through opportunities to provide education and work within an array of healthcare and long-term care settings, understanding the...
Recognizing Disparity to Advance Health Equity | April 26 Webinar

Recognizing Disparity to Advance Health Equity | April 26 Webinar

Health disparities are important to recognize because they provide a metric to measure progress toward advancing health equity. Individuals living in rural areas have limited access to a variety of services, including health care, which creates an increased level of...
Increasing Vaccination Rates: Admission and Discharge Processes are Key

Increasing Vaccination Rates: Admission and Discharge Processes are Key

Vaccinations are a key component of keeping residents, patients, staff and our communities safe. Studies show health care providers are the most trusted source of vaccine information. Research also shows when a strong recommendation is given by a health care provider,...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Addressing Health Equity in the Dakotas | April 26, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Addressing Health Equity in the Dakotas | April 26, 2022

April 26, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. CT “Health equity means increasing opportunities for everyone to live the healthiest life possible, no matter who we are, where we live or how much money we make.” – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Life is complicated and every person...
Project ECHO Behavioral Health Professional Workforce: Creating Cultures of Resiliency 

Project ECHO Behavioral Health Professional Workforce: Creating Cultures of Resiliency 

Creating Cultures of Resiliency for Behavioral Health Professionals through Project ECHO® This ECHO program is open to all trainees, professionals, and supervisors engaged in the provision of mental and/or behavioral health services. This program will train and...
Opioids: Fill with Care | Safety Considerations When Using Opioids

Opioids: Fill with Care | Safety Considerations When Using Opioids

Submitted by: Laura Anderson, Assistant Director of the Behavioral Health Division, ND Department of Human Services We have all heard about the opioid crisis and the impact it is having on our family, friends, businesses and communities. Every aspect of the opioid...
Be On Alert: Diabetes Alert Day | Making Healthy Changes to Reverse Diabetes

Be On Alert: Diabetes Alert Day | Making Healthy Changes to Reverse Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day is recognized every fourth Tuesday of March. In the United States, approximately 96 million adults have prediabetes, yet most people are unaware they have it. The good news is prediabetes is reversible! Without making healthy changes, a person with...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: Connecting the Dots | March 15, 2022

Great Plains QIN Webinar: Connecting the Dots | March 15, 2022

What do antibiotics, immunizations and sepsis have in common and why is it important to “Connect the Dots”? March 15, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. CT Register Now. We can PROTECT one’s health, PRESERVE antibiotic effectiveness and PREVENT infections leading to sepsis through...