The Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) is a collaboration between Independence Blue Cross and the Philadelphia region’s hospitalsThis unique collaboration between payer and providers to jointly fund quality and patient safety improvement initiatives has been recognized as a national model. Since its creation in 2006, PPC projects have strived to accelerate the adoption of evidence-based clinical practices by pooling the resources, knowledge, and efforts of health care providers and partners.  Topics are selected by HCIF’s Clinical Advisory Committee, a voluntary expert panel of healthcare providers and partners from organizations across Southeastern Pennsylvania.