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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...

The Stigma of Addiction Summit | June 10, 2021

The Stigma of Addiction Summit | June 10, 2021

Join the National Academy of Medicine, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, and Shatterproof on June 10 am at 12 pm (ET) for the Stigma of Addiction Summit, a free, virtual, half-day symposium that will focus entirely on understanding, addressing...

New Resources to Support a Culture of Safer Opioid Prescribing

New Resources to Support a Culture of Safer Opioid Prescribing

CDC released new resources to support healthcare executives in their ongoing efforts to improve safety related to opioid prescribing.  The Creating a Culture of Safety for Opioid Prescribing: A Handbook for Healthcare Executives contains insights and advice from...

CMS Webinar: Learn How to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence | May 13

CMS Webinar: Learn How to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence | May 13

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) will host a Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence webinar on Thursday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CT) Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of CMS OMH, will share information and...

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...

Did You Know? | Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

Did You Know? | Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

Did You Know? Less than 7 percent of people with diabetes receive Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Services (DSMES) the first year they’re diagnosed. There is strong evidence that participating in DSMES can improve health outcomes. Lower A1C levels,...

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,[...]