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Patient Safety Awareness Week: Be informed. Be empowered.

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Be informed. Be empowered.

Patient Safety Awareness Week [March 14 - 20, 2021] is observed to acknowledge the need to improve care safety throughout the healthcare system and to celebrate efforts to improve care. Preventing harm in health care is a public health concern. Everyone interacts with...

GPQIN Vaccine-Related Resources & CDC COCA Call on Janssen Vaccine

GPQIN Vaccine-Related Resources & CDC COCA Call on Janssen Vaccine

Visit our new Web page - Vaccinations - for resources on vaccine confidence, handling and storage, billing and coding as well as educational opportunities. Our team is working to identify and showcase tools that will be of value to healthcare providers and community...

GPQIN Webinar: Aging and the Impact on Medication Use | March 16, 2021

GPQIN Webinar: Aging and the Impact on Medication Use | March 16, 2021

Changes in how the body functions are clear as individuals increase in age. These changes also impact the effects of medication ranging from common over-the-counter cold medicines to prescriptions used to manage chronic disease and mental health concerns. Previously...

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls [March– April 2021]

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls [March– April 2021]

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...

Great Plains QIN Enlisted to Offer Additional Vaccine Support

Great Plains QIN Enlisted to Offer Additional Vaccine Support

The CDC’s data tracker compiles data from healthcare facilities and public health authorities. It updates daily to report the total number of COVID-19 vaccines that have been distributed to each state and the total number each state has administered. North Dakota and...

Resources on Reducing Risk of Cognitive Decline 

Resources on Reducing Risk of Cognitive Decline 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting a number of resources created from partnerships with national organizations on reducing the risk of cognitive decline. They focus on impact or chronic diseases including hypertension and diabetes on...

Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

Medication Adjustments Prevent Harm in Aging Patients

“With age comes wisdom” is a familiar adage. Healthcare professionals recognize age also brings increased risk for adverse drug events and health complications. Medication is a common treatment option, but changes in an aging body can lead to unintended harm from...

Building Vaccine Confidence & CDC National Forum

Building Vaccine Confidence & CDC National Forum

The impact of COVID-19 on our lives, our activities and our freedom has affected us all. The responsibility is ours, as a community of healthcare providers, to help stop this virus. Building defenses against COVID-19 in your facility and in your community is a team...

Upcoming Events

Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Webinar
Medication Safety Action Group: Overview This Medication Safety Action Group will help you identify areas for improvement regarding medication safety and assist you in developing an improvement plan. This session builds on the March 16[...]
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Changes in how the body functions are clear as individuals increase in age. These changes also impact the effects of medication ranging from common over-the-counter cold medicines to prescriptions used to manage chronic disease and[...]
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UND Geriatric and Age-Friendly ECHO: Advance Care Planning [March 9, 2021] Get Registered   Presented by: Lindsey Dahl, MD Geriatric Medicine- Internal Medicine, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND Why attend? Because you will… • Learn about the[...]