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Board Profile: A Conversation with Stephanie Zarus, Pharm.D.

December 6, 2022 For this month’s Board Profile, HCIF had the pleasure of interviewing Stephanie Zarus, Pharm.D. Stephanie is the Managing Director of Healthcare Innovation for Avancer Group, Inc. and the outgoing Governance Committee Chair of HCIF's Board of...

Men’s Health Awareness Month

Meghan Smith, MPH December 5, 2022 November was Men’s Health Awareness Month which is a time dedicated to bringing awareness to a wide range of men’s health issues. One of HCIF’s clinical improvement initiatives – Pennsylvania Urologic Regional Collaborative (PURC) –...

Partner Profile: A Conversation with Andres Correa, MD

November 30, 2022 The Health Care Improvement Foundation’s (HCIF) Partner Profiles highlight the efforts of valued and innovative health leaders. Our partners’ work supports HCIF’s vision of healthier communities through equitable, accessible, and quality health care....

Site Visit and Tour of Philabundance Community Kitchen

Abeselom Gebreyesus, MPH(c), BA November 3, 2022 The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) recently partnered with Philabundance to offer an experiential learning session to partners across two HCIF programs, COACH (Collaborative Opportunities to Advance Community...

Staff Profile: A Conversation with Sehrish Rashid, MPH, MA

November 21, 2022 In celebration of Public Health Thank You Day, the Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) would like to highlight one of our newest staff members, Sehrish Rashid, for her extraordinary contributions to public health. Sehrish joined HCIF in August...

President’s Update: Reversing the Down Escalator

Wendy Nickel October 28, 2022 Earlier this month, HCIF held our annual Partnership for Patient Care Leadership Summit – HCIF’s first in-person event since 2019. It was also HCIF’s first-ever hybrid event and we were delighted to welcome over 100 people both virtually...

Staff Profile: A Conversation with Susan Cosgrove, MPA, CPHQ

October 28, 2022 In honor of National Healthcare Quality Week, this month’s staff profile highlights HCIF’s Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Susan Cosgrove. Susan has been a member of HCIF’s population health team since joining the organization...