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COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: One Home’s Personal Journey

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: One Home’s Personal Journey

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the world with many challenges; arguably, the impact has been greatest on those who reside and provide care in our long-term care settings. Vaccinations give us hope that we can turn the page and no longer fear COVID-19 and it’s...

Great Plains QIN COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Ambassador Program

Great Plains QIN COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Ambassador Program

Vaccination is the key to ending this pandemic. A vaccine protects the individual vaccinated, but also protects those we provide care for; particularly individuals at increased risk for severe illness. Great Plains QIN wants to celebrate and recognize organizations...

Dear Colleague Letter: Vaccine Equity – April 16, 2021

Dear Colleague Letter: Vaccine Equity – April 16, 2021

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network was asked to share this letter with healthcare providers and community partners in the Dakotas on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the egregious and...

COVID-19: Additional Resources and Education for Long-Term Care Staff

COVID-19: Additional Resources and Education for Long-Term Care Staff

 Long-Term Care Facility – Educational Video [30 minutes] Developed by the North Dakota State University’s Center for Immunization Research and Education; applicable for all nursing home team members. A thorough Q&A session followed by fact-based responses to...

Upcoming Events

Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Medication Safety Action Group: Ask the Experts This Medication Safety Action Group provides an opportunity to ask questions and seek assistance about medication safety methods and treatment processes. This session builds on the May 18[...]
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Improve Your Vaccination Quality Measures – Grab the Low Hanging Fruit Attend this Webinar, led by Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, to better understand how to improve your facility’s vaccination quality measures by ‘grabbing the low[...]
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Webinar
Learning and Action Series Webinar Medication Safety: What Matters Most May 18, 2021 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT Register Today. Medications can be lifesaving treatments that change the world. Unfortunately, if not used properly,[...]