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.

BrainGuide: Start Your Brain Health Journey

BrainGuide: Start Your Brain Health Journey

In South Dakota alone, 18,000 older adults, age 65 and older, are living with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. In North Dakota, 15,000 persons, aged 65 and older, are living with Alzheimer’s. Estimated projections show an increase of 6 to 11 percent by 2025. For more...

“YOU Make a Difference” – National Nurses Month I May 2022

“YOU Make a Difference” – National Nurses Month I May 2022

The impact of nurses on health care is unparalleled; directly affecting the health and well-being of our society. In May we honor them. Nurses are everywhere we live, work, play, learn, and worship and in every health care setting providing care to millions of people....

Recognizing Disparity to Advance Health Equity | April 26 Webinar

Recognizing Disparity to Advance Health Equity | April 26 Webinar

Health disparities are important to recognize because they provide a metric to measure progress toward advancing health equity. Individuals living in rural areas have limited access to a variety of services, including health care, which creates an increased level of...

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

During the COVID-19 health crisis, it's more important than ever to remove the risk and keep your loved ones safe. Unused prescription drugs can be dangerous, especially for children, teens and even pets. Misused medications can lead to accidental overdose or...

Update to COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers

Update to COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers

In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and under the Secretary’s authority set out at section 1135 of the Social Security Act, CMS enacted several temporary emergency declaration blanket waivers which were intended to provide healthcare providers with...

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.