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.

Fit & Strong! An Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Program

Fit & Strong! An Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Program

Fit & Strong! is an evidence-based physical activity/behavior change intervention that has been successfully implemented in multiple community-based settings. Fit & Strong! blends a multiple component exercise program with group problem solving/education using...

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl; she and her husband, Brad, live in Bottineau, North Dakota. She is an avid vintage Barbie collector and enjoys researching her family tree. Darleen is also a two-time sepsis survivor. Thirteen years ago, Darleen was diagnosed with necrotizing...

Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit I Say Sepsis. Save Lives

One of the most important actions we can do in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month is to educate yourself and others about the different sepsis symptoms so that you know what to look out for. You could potentially save a life! Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and toxic...

Falls Are a Major Concern with Horrendous Consequences

Falls Are a Major Concern with Horrendous Consequences

Falls continue to be a national public health concern. Join the week of September 18-24 in a nationwide effort to raise awareness that falls are preventable. This is a perfect opportunity for healthcare workers and caregivers in North and South Dakota to learn how to...

Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Overdose Awareness Week I You Just Might Save A Life

Did you know that overdose deaths outnumber traffic fatalities in the US? Someone dies every 14 minutes from a drug overdose in this country.¹ The terrifying reality is that addiction can touch anyone, anywhere. During Overdose Awareness Week, we remember the lives...

COVID-19 Vaccines: Science -vs- Antiscience I September 26, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines: Science -vs- Antiscience I September 26, 2022

The North Dakota State University Center for Immunization Research and Education is excited to welcome Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, as its third guest presenter in Bringing the Experts to You: A Webinar Series on Vaccines. In this webinar, Dr. Hotez will discuss COVID-19...

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.