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Behavioral Health Bridge – Addressing COVID-19 Related Issues

Behavioral Health Bridge – Addressing COVID-19 Related Issues

The Behavioral Health Bridge, a Sanford/University of North Dakota collaboration, is a series of online modules aimed at helping individuals experiencing common behavioral health conditions related to COVID-19 and promoting behavioral health treatment to address the...

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls [September 2020]

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls [September 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...

HHS Releases New Rural Action Plan 

HHS Releases New Rural Action Plan 

  HHS has released the Rural Action Plan, the first HHS-wide assessment of rural healthcare efforts in more than 18 years. The action plan provides a blueprint for the agency to strengthen departmental coordination to better serve the millions of Americans living...

World Sepsis Day: Stop Sepsis. Save Lives.

World Sepsis Day: Stop Sepsis. Save Lives.

World Sepsis Day is an initiative by the Global Sepsis Alliance, a non-profit charity organization with the mission to provide global leadership to reduce the worldwide burden of sepsis. World Sepsis Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight...

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...

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls [September 2020]

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls [September 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...

The Sepsis Alliance Summit: A Free Virtual Conference

The Sepsis Alliance Summit: A Free Virtual Conference

In 2011, Sepsis Alliance designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month. Every September since, individuals and healthcare professionals, in every area of medicine and organizations big and small, are encouraged to help save lives by raising awareness of the leading...

Webinar: Pathways to Preventing Falls Among Older Adults

Webinar: Pathways to Preventing Falls Among Older Adults

September 23, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm CST Falls among older adults are the leading cause of preventable injury. Strategies are known to reduce the prevalence of falls among older adults. These strategies include referral pathways and evidence-based tools (programs 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[...]