troubleshooting Question

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I want to run a process after every 15 minutes.  Here is the code i have so far:
       Dim a As Date
        a = Now
        Dim f As Integer
 
      While 1
            a = Now
            If a.Minute Mod 15 = 0 And f = 0 Then
                Debug.Print(a.Minute)
                f = 1
            End If

            If a.Minute Mod 15 = 1 Then
                f = 0
            End If

        End While

Is this the best way to kick off a process that will run every 15 minutes?  It looks like it takes up a lot of processor resources just spinning through that while loop.  Is there a way to put the program into a sleep mode for a specified amount of time before it fires off another event?
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