Unmasking Pneumonia: A Closer Look at Symptoms, Types and Prevention

Unmasking Pneumonia: A Closer Look at Symptoms, Types and Prevention

Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It can be a complication of the flu, but other viruses, bacteria and even fungi can cause pneumonia. Pneumonia and its symptoms can vary from mild to severe. Treatment depends...
Ensuring Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Treatment through the Care Continuum Webinar Series

Ensuring Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Treatment through the Care Continuum Webinar Series

More than 1 million Medicare beneficiaries had a diagnosis of opioid use disorder in 2020.1 However, fewer than 1 in 5 Medicare beneficiaries with an opioid use disorder (OUD) diagnosis received medication to treat this condition. In addition, the number of patients...
Keeping Our Residents and Patients Up-To-Date With Vaccines

Keeping Our Residents and Patients Up-To-Date With Vaccines

Vaccines have greatly reduced diseases that once routinely harmed or killed children and adults. People all over the world—including in the United States—still become seriously ill or even die from diseases that vaccines can help prevent. It is important that you stay...
Great Plains QIN Webinar: It’s All About the Heart; Opportunities for Cardiac Care in the Dakotas | February 27, 2024

Great Plains QIN Webinar: It’s All About the Heart; Opportunities for Cardiac Care in the Dakotas | February 27, 2024

Watch this Webinar, hosted by Great Plains QIN, to learn cardiac rehab services in the Dakotas; results from a cardiac rehab environmental scan will be shared. Viewers will be better able to recognize opportunities to increase the quality of care that cardiac patients...
Chronic Kidney Disease Affecting Physical Activity

Chronic Kidney Disease Affecting Physical Activity

Engaging in physical activity is incredibly important for maintaining overall health, yet individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) often find themselves less likely to participate physical activities. Maintaining moderate-intensity physical activities may provide...
February 2 Is National Wear Red Day® | Bringing Awareness To Heart Month

February 2 Is National Wear Red Day® | Bringing Awareness To Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women. For too long, heart disease and stroke have taken the lives of the women we love. February 2, 2024, National Wear Red Day® is the icon day of American Heart Month. On the first Friday in February, join us as we...
Physicians, Nurses and Allied Professionals & Rural Health Open Door Forums | January 24 & February 29, 2024

Physicians, Nurses and Allied Professionals & Rural Health Open Door Forums | January 24 & February 29, 2024

Mark your Calendars: CMS Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Office Open Forum is scheduled for Wednesday,  January 24, 2024. The Rural Health Open Door Forum has been rescheduled; will now be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Mark your calendars.....
Rural Emergency Preparedness Toolkit: An Overview of Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Rural Communities

Rural Emergency Preparedness Toolkit: An Overview of Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Rural Communities

Thee Rural Emergency Preparedness and Response Toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing emergency planning, response and recovery efforts in rural communities across the United States. This toolkit...