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HCIF Highlights February 2018

HCIF highlights is our monthly newsletter that provides updates on all of our current programs, including information about past events, upcoming events, progress towards meeting program goals, and program achievements.  Learn about the latest news and updates from...

Welcome HCIF’s Public Health Intern, Carmen Rosa Rodriguez!

We are pleased to welcome Carmen Rosa Rodriguez, an undergraduate public health student from Temple University, to HCIF’s team for the spring 2018 semester! Carmen will support multiple HCIF projects: CPR Ready and health literacy initiatives. Being exposed to...

CPR Ready Trains 22 People at Center in the Park

On January 19, CPR Ready trained 22 members of Center in the Park, a community center for older adults located in Germantown, in hands-only CPR and appropriate AED use. The workshop, led by Joseph Russell from CPR/AED Public Awareness and Training (CPAT) Network, was...

Engaging Local Social Workers in Health Literacy and CPR Ready

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, two HCIF staff members presented at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s (PCA) Information and Referral Council Meeting at Center in the Park. The Council is a forum for providers who serve older adults and people with disabilities,...

HCIF Highlights January 2018

HCIF highlights is our monthly newsletter that provides updates on all of our current programs, including information about past events, upcoming events, progress towards meeting program goals, and program achievements.  Learn about the latest news and updates from...

Genetic Testing Guidelines for Prostate Cancer

Experts convened at the 2017 Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference to develop guidelines for prostate cancer genetic testing.  To view the comprehensive consensus statements on genetic evaluation, please click here....

New PHCQA Data Updates on PHCQA.org!

Do you know how the quality of care at your local Pennsylvania hospital compares to others in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) just updated its data on infections, patient experience, emergency department efficiency, stroke care, and...

HCIF Highlights December 2017

HCIF highlights is our monthly newsletter that provides updates on all of our current programs, including information about past events, upcoming events, progress towards meeting program goals, and program achievements.  Learn about the latest news and updates from...

2017 Pennsylvania State of the State

The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) has released its annual report, 2017 Pennsylvania State of the State.  This year, PHCQA analyzed multi-year performance trends for HCAHPS patient experience measures, cancer care process measures, mortality rates,...