Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

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Quality Experts

Our team of subject matter experts offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources for healthcare organizations and Medicare consumers. We look forward to serving as your quality improvement expert, partner and resource in the journey towards improvement.

Our Commitment

We aim to achieve better health care, improved health, safer care and lower healthcare costs. Our team works in conjunction with state partners, while pooling resources and common elements into an organization that can best serve the needs of healthcare providers and Medicare consumers across the region.

Best Practice Briefs: Crisis Prevention and Recovery | December 2021

Best Practice Briefs: Crisis Prevention and Recovery | December 2021

Real People, Real Processes, Real Success A partnership of the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network and the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care Creating connections among community resources and healthcare facilities provides a pathway for individuals to come...

Palliative Care: A Basic Human Right for Patients Facing Serious Illness

Palliative Care: A Basic Human Right for Patients Facing Serious Illness

Submitted by: Nancy Joyner, MS, CNS-BC, APRN, ACHPN® November is Hospice and Palliative Care Month. This year's theme is "Meeting You Where You Are." Patients and healthcare professionals don’t understand the distinction between these two medical terms. Hospice care...

Connecting the Dots: Antibiotics, Immunizations and Sepsis

Connecting the Dots: Antibiotics, Immunizations and Sepsis

Hats, mittens, cough drops and Kleenex become common shopping list items as the winter season approaches. Protection against the cold and supplies to fight a cold seem to be connected. Infections are a growing health concern and the Great Plains Quality Innovation...

NETEC Webinar: Influenza in the Age of COVID 2021 | November 12

NETEC Webinar: Influenza in the Age of COVID 2021 | November 12

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 12:00 pm CST  Brought to you by the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) Join presenters as they discuss important topics surrounding the upcoming 2021 influenza season. Topics to include discussion on...

Great Plains Quality Care Coalition

Our Vision: Through collaboration and partnership, we aspire to make healthcare in the Dakotas the best in the nation. We have partnered with committed nursing homes, community leaders and healthcare organizations to improve the care in our communities. Better together.