Patient Undergoing For A Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) Scan In Hospital

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...
Sanford Aberdeen’s Angie Herrick, center, receives a HEN 2.0 award from Sheena Thomas, left, and Nancy McDonald.Hen Award

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...
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CDC: Two quarters of CDI data calculated with incorrect risk-adjustment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has notified the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that two quarters of Clostridium difficile...
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HEN 2.0 Milestone 4 is here with HIIN on the horizon

We are in the home stretch of HEN 2.0 and working on our goal to achieve Milestone IV, which requires that 80 percent of...