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)...
NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) 2022 covered the breadth of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, including the basic biology of aging and the brain, risk factors and prevention strategies, and caregiving and living...
Do You Have Hitchhikers in your Building? Infection Control & Prevention I September 7, 2022

Do You Have Hitchhikers in your Building? Infection Control & Prevention I September 7, 2022

Bacteria hitchhike and latch on to surfaces and hands, so reducing this risk, must be part of an organization’s Infection Prevention Control program. Infections in our older adult population have high mortality rates and contaminated environmental surfaces is...
Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

One of the most important actions we can do in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month is to educate yourself and others about the different sepsis symptoms so that you know what to look out for. You could potentially save a life! Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and toxic...
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...