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HCIF is Hiring a Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) seeks a Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant to provide services in support of two HCIF programs described below: 2025 regional Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), the ACA-mandated community health needs assessment facilitated on behalf of southeastern Pennsylvania non-profit health systems. The Quantitative Analyst will identify key indicators from several sources […]

HCIF is Hiring a Qualitative Data Analyst Consultant

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) seeks a Qualitative Data Analyst Consultant to provide services in support of the 2025 regional Community Health Needs Assessment (rCHNA), described below:  The ACA-mandated 2025 rCHNA is facilitated on behalf of southeastern Pennsylvania non-profit health systems. The Qualitative Consultant will undertake a leading role in primary qualitative data collection, […]

HCIF staff members address diversity, proximity, equity, and justice in the Fall 2023 Proximity Project cohort”

HCIF staff members address diversity, proximity, equity, and justice in the Fall 2023 Proximity Project cohort”

This fall, HCIF staff members, Lauren Eckel, Liz Owens and Sehrish Rashid had the pleasure of participating in the Fall 2023 Proximity Project: Healthcare cohort. A unique eight-week virtual cohort experience for leaders in the healthcare industry (health systems, public health, academic medicine, community-based health services, etc.) who want to go deeper in their engagement […]

President’s Update: Observing Health Literacy Month: Health Literacy IS Health Equity

President’s Update: Observing Health Literacy Month: Health Literacy IS Health Equity

Imagine being pregnant and going into labor. You rush to the hospital where you are excitedly awaiting the birth of the child. You speak very little English, but know that the doctors and support staff will take good care of you. You are getting deeper into the final stages of labor, are in pain, and […]

Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium 2023

Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium 2023

Esperanza College hosted their annual Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium this year on October 13, 2023. This full day in-person event welcomed students for continued learning on diabetes education, prevention, and management. HCIF continued to serve as the event’s lead sponsor this year, through the funding provided by Novo Nordisk to support Cities Changing Diabetes. […]

Health Equity Data Strategy Collaborative SOGI Survey Report

HCIF’s Health Equity Data Strategy Collaborative recently administered a survey to understand how participating hospitals and healthsystems are collecting and utilizing sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) information. Responding organizations received an aggregate report, as well as a customized report that highlights their current practices. This infographic report features details of the survey administration, as […]

HCIF Facilitates Cross-Sector Collaboration Through Cities Changing Diabetes – Philadelphia

HCIF Facilitates Cross-Sector Collaboration Through Cities Changing Diabetes – Philadelphia

Cities Changing Diabetes – Philadelphia (CCD) is an HCIF-led project that integrates community-driven and place-based approaches across multiple sectors to address obesity, diabetes, and their social drivers in the city’s historically vulnerable and underserved communities. Funded by Novo Nordisk, CCD – Philadelphia promotes chronic disease awareness and addresses key social drivers of health through partnerships […]

HCIF Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Workshop

HCIF Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Workshop

On June 22, 2023, the Health Care Improvement Foundation’s (HCIF) Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) hosted an in-person Safety Forum workshop, “Gun Violence Prevention in the Hospital Setting”. PPC Safety Forums bring together health professionals to collaborate and share knowledge on enhancing safety in healthcare environments. Past forums have covered diverse topics, such as workplace […]

Nature Inspires a Day of Team Building and Creative Energy – HCIF’s Staff Retreat

Nature Inspires a Day of Team Building and Creative Energy – HCIF’s Staff Retreat

In the middle of Philadelphia sits an oasis of nature and beauty, rivaling some of the more exotic and scenic national parks in the United States. HCIF had the unique opportunity to spend the day at the Discovery Center for our staff retreat in July.  In addition to being able to utilize a beautiful public […]

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