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Healthcare and community service professionals from across North Dakota will gather on May 23, 2019, for Quality Health Associates of North Dakota’s annual Quality Forum. The Forum will be held in four locations—Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks and Minot— to accommodate busy schedules and lessen travel costs and will feature a modified format of rapid-fire sessions that will extract key interventions followed by facilitated discussions to help participants leave in action.

This year’s Quality Forum—The Power of Progress—is an intentional celebration of successes from across the continuum of care throughout North Dakota represented by professionals who are dedicated to improving the health of their community. The Forum goal is to improve health and healthcare for the people of North Dakota by facilitating a forum that combines the synergy of patients, families, stakeholders, healthcare providers, communities and payers to recognize and replicate the power of progress from the success of others.

Sessions include:

  • Where We’ve Been, Where We Are and Where We’re Going—A Look at North Dakota Data
  • Listen to the Patient!
  • Behavioral Health Interventions to Improve Diabetes Outcomes
  • A Community Strategy for Improving Flu and Pneumonia Immunization Rates
  • Making Progress: ND Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Improving the Health Status in Your Community
  • ONE Rx – Community Pharmacists Successfully Providing Opioid and Naloxone Education
  • Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients
  • Leadership Commitment to Improve the Safety Culture
  • Collaborating for Better Healthcare

This Quality Forum is designed for healthcare and community service professionals including:

  • Health care administrators and practice office managers
  • Quality improvement leaders and staff
  • Medical directors and senior leaders
  • Primary care physicians and physician assistants
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Social workers
  • Nursing home leadership and frontline staff
  • Home care professionals
  • Community service and public health providers
  • Government, association, payers, and coalition leaders

Contact hours for nurses will be provided at this event.

Click here to register and download a brochure. Contact Geneal Roth with Forum questions.