News & Updates

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HCIF & Cities Changing Diabetes Internship Opportunity

July 31, 2020 HCIF currently serves as a local partner supporting Cities Changing Diabetes - Philadelphia. Cities Changing Diabetes is a global program which helps communities understand their unique diabetes challenges, identify areas and populations at greatest...

HCIF Highlights July 2020

July 30, 2020 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...

Partner Profile: A Conversation with Paula Boffa-Taylor

July 23, 2020 Incorporating the patient voice into our work has been an explicit goal for HCIF, and the Pennsylvania Opioid Surgical Stewardship Enterprise (POSSE) is an example of a program that has greatly benefitted from the patient perspective. This month’s...

HCIF Highlights June 2020

June 30, 2020 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...

2019 Partnership for Patient Care Annual Report

June 24, 2020 Each year, HCIF prepares a Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) report highlighting the previous year’s programs, accomplishments and contributors. Click below for the 2019 Partnership for Patient Care Annual Report.  Many thanks to the individuals and...

Welcome HCIF’s Summer Data & Research Intern, Valentina Moreno!

June 15, 2020 Valentina Moreno, a rising junior at Haverford College, has joined HCIF’s Clinical Improvement team to serve as the Summer Data & Research Intern. Valentina is an Economics major who has declared a double minor in Health Studies and English. Her last...

A Statement on Racism and Inequity From HCIF

June 3, 2020 When the shut-down orders began to sweep across America in mid-March, many of us in healthcare already knew the collateral damage coronavirus would cause to disenfranchised communities. Communities of color are not only experiencing disproportionate rates...

HCIF Highlights May 2020

May 21, 2020 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...

President Profile: Welcome Wendy Nickel!

May 20, 2020 Wendy Nickel, MPH, has been named HCIF’s new president. Wendy most recently served as Vice President of Prevention for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, and brings over 20 years of experience as a health care professional to the role. Below, she shares her...

HCIF Names Wendy Nickel New President

PHILADELPHIA (May 11, 2020) - The Health Care Improvement Foundation, a nonprofit focused on improving quality and access of patient care through large-scale collaboration, has named Wendy Nickel as their new president. Nickel, a health care professional with more...