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Organizations team up for United Against the Flu campaign

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and several other health care organizations are teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...
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ODPHP updates targets for health care-associated infections within acute care hospitals

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has announced updated 2020 targets for the reduction of health care-associated infections in acute care...
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Infographic, video offers breast cancer screening guidelines

The Breast Cancer Task Force has created a targeted breast cancer campaign to remind providers to have conversations about risk-appropriate guidelines in order to...
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Helmsley trust announces CT Scanner initiative

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has launched a rural health care competitive funding opportunity to assist Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)...
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SDAHO seeks Improvement Advisor – RN

The South Dakota Association of Health Care Organizations (SDAHO) is seeking an Improvement Advisor – RN. The position, reporting to the Director, Quality Integration,...
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Great Plains QIN offering webinar series

The Great Plains Quality Information Network Care Coordination Team is offering a webinar series to help organizations build capacity for better, safer care and...
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CHAD bringing IHI to Rapid City for two days of training

The Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) is bringing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to Rapid City for two days of training. The...
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South Dakota sees improvement in patient safety and quality

Through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0 Partnership for Patients (PfP) initiative, providers across the country have been...
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HEN 2.0 ends with success

The Partnership for Patients (PfP) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0 project ended on September 23, 2016, with a number of HEN 2.0 hospital winners...
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Emergency preparedness final rule intended to increase patient safety

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the long-awaited final rule on emergency preparedness, intended to establish...