News & Updates

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HCIF Launches New Project: POSSE

October 9, 2018 With funding from the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, The Health Care Improvement Foundation is partnering with Pennsylvania National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Consortium to launch a new project to prevent chronic opioid use among...

Welcome HCIF’s PURC Intern, Diksha Ramnani

October 2, 2018 Diksha Ramnani, an MPH student at Drexel University, has joined the PURC team through March 2019.  Diksha will support PURC's working groups, especially the Active Surveillance Working Group where she will be analyzing patterns and indicators of...

HCIF Highlights September 2018

September 28, 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...

Welcome HCIF’s Public Health Intern, Dan Callahan!

September 20, 2018 Dan Callahan, an undergraduate public health student from Temple University, is joining HCIF’s population health team for the fall 2018 semester. Dan will support HCIF’s health literacy initiatives. Dan views public health through the lens of...

2018 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,...

New Outcomes Data Available on PAHealthCareQuality.org

August 15, 2018 The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) updated its website, www.PAHealthCareQuality.org, with readmission and mortality data through Q2 2017 for conditions such as heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and stroke.  This data, sourced...

HCIF Highlights July 2018

July 18, 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...