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Huddle Recording Available: Medication DePrescribing in Older Adults

Huddle Recording Available: Medication DePrescribing in Older Adults

Access to geriatric care improves the quality of life for patients and residents in our communities. Great Plains Quality Innovation Network is partnering with the University of North Dakota to improve access to care for patients with complex conditions in rural and...

Huddle Recording Available: Medication DePrescribing in Older Adults

Great Plains QIN Huddle: Medication Deprescribing

Access to geriatric care improves the quality of life for patients and residents in our communities. Great Plains Quality Innovation Network is partnering with the University of North Dakota to improve access to care for patients with complex conditions in rural and...

Addressing the Stigma Surrounding Opioid Use Disorders

Addressing the Stigma Surrounding Opioid Use Disorders

The healthcare community has an opportunity to take better care of our patients who struggle with an opioid use disorder. We can tailor the words we use, the treatments offered and work to establish trust. The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin...

UND TeleECHO Session: Deprescribing Medications in Geriatric Patients

UND TeleECHO Session: Deprescribing Medications in Geriatric Patients

Access to geriatric care improves the quality of life for patients and residents in our communities. Great Plains Quality Innovation Network is partnering with the University of North Dakota to improve access to care for patients with complex conditions in rural and...

2020 AMA Opioid Task Force Progress Report 

2020 AMA Opioid Task Force Progress Report 

The American Medical Association released its annual Opioid Task Force 2020 Drug Overdose Report. This report shared that progress continues to be made to limit unsafe opioid usage, provide patients necessary treatments and lower the risk of fatal overdose deaths. ...

FDA Recommendation: Naloxone Discussions When Prescribing Opioids

FDA Recommendation: Naloxone Discussions When Prescribing Opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) recommends healthcare professionals discuss naloxone with all patients when prescribing opioid pain relievers or medicines to treat opioid use disorder For all patients who are prescribed opioid pain relievers, healthcare...

UND TeleECHO Session: Deprescribing Medications in Geriatric Patients

DePrescribing in the Elderly Webinar – Materials Available

Want to test your knowledge about medications that are potentially inappropriate in older adults and learn more about polypharmacy and associated risks. You can access the July 8 DePrescribing in the Elderly Webinar presentation and recording on our Web site. Access...

Webinar Invite: De-Prescribing in the Elderly [July 8, 2020]

Webinar Invite: De-Prescribing in the Elderly [July 8, 2020]

Did you know? According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the LOWN Institute; every day, 750 individuals [65+) in the United States are hospitalized due to serious side effects from one or more medications. Over the last decade, older people sought...

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.[...]