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.

In Case You Missed It: The Importance of Plain Language Webinar Recap

In Case You Missed It: The Importance of Plain Language Webinar Recap

What is ‘plain language’? A clear and straightforward explanation of a concept or term that avoids using technical jargon or complex language. It's designed to be easily understood by a wide audience, including those who may not have expertise in the subject matter....

Accelerate Patient Care | Join Other Rural Pathfinders Today

Accelerate Patient Care | Join Other Rural Pathfinders Today

The American Heart Association has launched an important initiative that aims to improve cardiac and stroke healthcare outcomes in rural hospitals. In 2020, the Call to Action: Rural Health: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association and American...

CMS Quality In Motion Report: Putting Quality Goals into Action

CMS Quality In Motion Report: Putting Quality Goals into Action

Quality in Motion: Acting on the CMS National Quality Strategy is CMS’s latest update to the 2022 National Quality Strategy, which was launched to improve the quality and safety of health care for everyone, focusing on those from underserved and under-resourced...

South Dakota Receives Two National Immunization Recognition Awards

South Dakota Receives Two National Immunization Recognition Awards

Congratulations to two South Dakota immunizations champions for earning National Immunization Recognition Awards. Andrea Polkinghorn and Allie Alvine received awards during the National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partners (NCICP) Award Ceremony...

North Dakota Immunization Conference | June 18 -20, 2024

North Dakota Immunization Conference | June 18 -20, 2024

Be sure to register for the 2024 North Dakota Immunization Conference taking place on June 18 and 19th at the Bismarck Event Center in Bismarck, North Dakota.  A Motivational Interviewing Workshop is scheduled for June 20 focused on vaccinations to complement the...

Great Plains QIN Team Attends National CMS Quality Conference

Great Plains QIN Team Attends National CMS Quality Conference

Several Great Plains QIN team members were able to attend and were invited to share at the National CMS Quality Conference this past week in Baltimore, MD. This year's conference theme was "Resilient and Ready Together: Creating an Optimal Environment for Quality...

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.