Partners

North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN)

The North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) is funded by a contract with the North Dakota Department of Human Services to provide information and support to individuals with brain injury and family members, and to assist them with navigating the service system.

The NDBIN program office is located at the Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks, North Dakota.


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American Cancer Society

At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.


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Dakota Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

The purpose of this program is to employ evidence-based strategies to strengthen Geriatric knowledge among health professionals, integrate Geriatrics into primary healthcare and improve dementia care. The Dakota GWEP seeks higher quality care of older adults, helping primary care teams transform into age and dementia-friendly enterprises.


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University of North Dakota

Founded in 1883, six years before the state itself was established, UND gave North Dakota its name when the former Dakota territories separated into two distinct states. Today, UND is a busy 521-acre campus, the state’s largest. We've emerged as an innovator in engineering, medicine, aviation and unmanned aircraft systems.


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Honoring Choices North Dakota

Honoring Choices North Dakota is a collaborative group of statewide community partners who have a shared vision of creating a culture across North Dakota where continuous (on-going) advance care planning is the standard of care and every individual’s informed preferences for care are documented and upheld.


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North Dakota EMS Association

The North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association (NDEMSA) has been actively involved in emergency medical services (EMS) throughout North Dakota. NDEMSA has dedicated its resources to sustaining and strengthening the EMS system in North Dakota. Since our inception we have been committed to providing a voice and resources to all of our members in order to ensure that pre-hospital patient care in North Dakota remains exceptional.


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North Dakota Hospital Association

The North Dakota Hospital Association (NDHA) is a voluntary trade organization of North Dakota's licensed hospitals committed to advancing public policy and fostering excellence in medical and health services.


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Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization is Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.


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North Dakota Health Information Network

At the North Dakota Health Information Network (NDHIN), we are dedicated to improving healthcare by creating a secure, medical record sharing network for providers and consumers. And we aim to empower patients by ensuring their medical data remains safe and private.

Our Health Information Technology Office is responsible for implementing this information network, and developing efficient health record systems, which in turn benefit patients with higher quality care.

We promote proper handling of patient data by training health personnel and improving the record sharing process.


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North Dakota Division of Emergency Medical Systems

The Division of Emergency Medical Systems (DEMS) serves as North Dakota's lead emergency medical services (EMS) agency.


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North Dakota Department of Health

To accomplish our mission, the North Dakota Department of Health is committed to: improving the health status of the people of North Dakota; improving access to and delivery of quality health care and wellness services; promoting a state of emergency readiness and response; achieving strategic outcomes using all available resources; strengthening and sustaining stakeholder engagement and collaboration; and managing emerging public health challenges.


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Innovate-ND

Quality Health Associates, through an arrangement with the North Dakota Hospital Association, provides local leadership for North Dakota hospitals to continue efforts to reduce all-cause inpatient harm and readmissions.


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Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

The Great Plains QIN was established to carry out the work of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) program within Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Great Plains QIN aims to achieve better health care, improved health, safer care and lower healthcare costs.

Great Plains QIN works with healthcare providers and communities to implement data-driven quality initiatives to improve healthcare. We offer technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources. Through these efforts, we intend to improve patient safety, reduce harm and improve clinical care at the local and regional levels.


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Center for Rural Health

We connect resources and knowledge to strengthen the health of people in rural and tribal communities. Our programs serve people within the state, region, and nation. Established in 1980, we are the federally designated State Office of Rural Health for North Dakota. We are a department within the School of Medicine & Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Quality Health Associates of North Dakota

For 40 years, Quality Health Associates (QHA) of North Dakota has collaborated with healthcare professionals, organizations, and communities across the state to improve the quality of care provided to the people of North Dakota. QHA works toward this goal through a number of contracts, partnerships, and initiatives. The goal of QHA is to improve the quality of care for the people of North Dakota by successfully balancing the needs of providers, consumers, stakeholders, and payers.
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