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Care Transitions Tools for Patients and Families

Care Transitions Tools for Patients and Families

As a patient or family caregiver, there are several steps you can take to help you be a more informed and effective member of the care team during the transition back home after hospitalization. By knowing what to expect, you may be able to avoid healthcare...

Caregivers Play Key Role Through Stages of Alzheimer’s 

Caregivers Play Key Role Through Stages of Alzheimer’s 

The number of Americans over 65 years living with Alzheimer's could jump from five million to 15 million by 2050, according to the 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures. The rising trend fuels advocates across the country to promote Alzheimer’s and Brain...

Climbing Alzheimer’s Cases May Stretch Care Capacity  

Climbing Alzheimer’s Cases May Stretch Care Capacity  

Five million Americans over 65 years are living with Alzheimer's. This number could nearly triple by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures.  To shed light on the growing need for dementia care and treatment,...

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

Join a free Zoom session to discuss implementing Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) into your organization. Sessions will be held once per month through September. Attendance will be limited to 10 people per session, so get registered right away!...

In Healthcare, Knowledge is Power

In Healthcare, Knowledge is Power

Being an informed consumer is essential to promoting and achieving positive health outcomes. This knowledge can range from finding a quality provider, where to seek care, ways to reduce harm and affordability of care. Individuals that are our most vulnerable...

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

In honor of Men’s Health Month, we would like to share activities and resources to promote the importance of preventive health care in maintaining optimal health and ensuring early detection. Listed below are 5 ways to increase disease prevention. 1. Annual Wellness...

AHRQ Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) Toolkit

AHRQ Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) Toolkit

Despite best efforts of healthcare providers/professionals, approximately 1 in 10 patients is harmed by the care they receive. Effective communication following harm can leave patients and families wondering what happened and seeking legal action to find answers. The...

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Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion[...]
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Open to healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota The University of North Dakota is hosting a Project TeleEcho™ – Geriatric and Age Friendly care; utilizing the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Model of Care.[...]
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network team will host a ‘Huddle’ after each Project TeleEcho – Geriatric and Age Friendly Care session hosted by the University of North Dakota. These huddles will further the discussion[...]
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Open to healthcare providers in North Dakota and South Dakota The University of North Dakota is hosting a Project TeleEcho™ – Geriatric and Age Friendly care; utilizing the Age Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Model of Care.[...]