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Influenza Vaccination Data Reporting for Long-Term Care Facilities

Influenza Vaccination Data Reporting for Long-Term Care Facilities

Flu season is here and that means we all need to take the necessary precautions to make sure we stay healthy. The National Healthcare Safety Network offers two new features for long-term care facilities to track weekly influenza vaccination data beginning with the...

Nursing Home COVID-19 Training – Three Ways!

Nursing Home COVID-19 Training – Three Ways!

For maximum flexibility, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) now offers three online, self-paced options for COVID-19 infection control training for nursing homes. While completion of any of these trainings is no longer tied to Coronavirus Aid,...

Music – The Art of Life

Music – The Art of Life

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything" - Plato Troyd Geist is a folklorist with the North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA). Geist started and developed the Art for Life Program. The Art for Life...

CMS Weekly Stakeholder Engagement Calls [August 2020]

CMS Weekly Stakeholder Engagement Calls [August 2020]

CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and...

Upcoming Events

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.[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm
COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Calls – Nurses CMS hosts weekly calls for certain types of organizations to provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. One to two leaders in the field also share best[...]