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.

Forgone Care During the Pandemic

Forgone Care During the Pandemic

According to a recent CMS survey, many Medicare beneficiaries reported forgoing non-COVID-19 care, such as regular check-ups, medical screenings and other vaccinations, such as influenza and pneumococcal. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused healthcare providers to...

Brand New! CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Series

Brand New! CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Series

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designed a new mini-webinar series addressing different topics related to COVID-19 vaccination. Each webinar is approximately 15 minutes and offers Continuing Education (CE). CDC’s first two webinars are available...

COVID-19 Vaccine Education for North Dakota Long-Term Care Staff

COVID-19 Vaccine Education for North Dakota Long-Term Care Staff

The Center for Immunization Research and Education (CIRE) in the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is working with the North Dakota Department of Health to develop education which addresses COVID-19 vaccine related concerns and...

National Health Care Decision Day

National Health Care Decision Day

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” - Benjamin Franklin. In homage to Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote, National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) has been held the day after the tax deadline (April 16) since 2008. Created to...

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...

Community Health Workers Impact Quality Improvement

Community Health Workers Impact Quality Improvement

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are critical for improving quality improvement initiatives because they provide insight into patient needs and the patient experience. As trusted members of the communities they work in, CHWs see firsthand the gaps that exist in health...

Great Plains Quality Care Coalition

Our mission is 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.