News & Updates

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Health Literacy is a Win-Win for Health Systems and Patients

The Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition recently hosted a two-day provider training and meeting in Lancaster, PA, which was attended by Coalition members from across the state. The first day, lead by faculty of Thomas Jefferson University, featured a...

Hearing from Two PA Hospitals on How They Achieved CT Accreditation

In 2016, HCIF began serving as partner to the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) in the Partnership for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), which is aimed at reducing readmissions and hospital-acquired conditions. For the...

HCIF Highlights April 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 updates from...

The 2018 Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition Meeting

Please join us for our annual Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition Meeting. This two-day event will take place on April 30 and May 1 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square (25 South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603). April 30: This day will feature an all-day...

HCIF Highlights March 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 updates from...

Thank You for a Successful 2018 PPC Leadership Summit!

The annual Partnership for Patient Care Leadership Summit was held this past Tuesday, March 20, 2018 with over 80 healthcare leaders and partners from 26 different  organizations in attendance. Notable event highlights included keynote speaker, Barbara Balik, RN, EdD...

COACH Healthy Food Access Pilot

March 22, 2018   Collaborative Opportunities to Advance Community Health (COACH) is a collaborative sponsored by the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and facilitated by HCIF to improve community health in southeastern Pennsylvania. COACH...

Patient Safety Week

March 13th, 2018 March 11 -17 is Patient Safety Awareness Week.  Hospitals and organizations around the country are celebrating their success in protecting their patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.  HCIF has supported patient safety in...

New Cancer Care Data Available on PAHealthCareQuality.org

The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) added new cancer care quality data from hospitals participating in the voluntary public reporting initiative between the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) and PHCQA. The data includes calendar...