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Partnership for Patient Care 2022 Leadership Summit

August 17, 2022

Please join us for the Health Care Improvement Foundation’s Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) 2022 Leadership Summit. This hybrid event brings healthcare leaders together to address the most pressing healthcare challenges and to hear about the innovative work organizations across the region are doing to advance quality and patient safety. Achieving Health Equity through Community Engagement Date […]

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Board Profile: A Conversation with Natalie Levkovich

July 28, 2022

For this month’s Board Profile, HCIF was thrilled to interview Natalie Levkovich, CEO of the Health Federation of Philadelphia. Natalie joined the Health Federation in 1984 and has been the Chief Executive since 1987. She also sits on HCIF’s Board of Directors as Vice Chair and leads HCIF’s Strategic Implementation Planning Committee. Her remarkable career […]

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Susan Choi Says Farewell to HCIF

July 27, 2022

At the end of June, HCIF said farewell to our Senior Director of Population Health, Susan Choi. Susan joined HCIF almost ten years ago, when the organization was less than half of its current size. With dedication, perseverance, and compassion, Susan shepherded the growth of HCIF’s Population Health portfolio and team, establishing our base of […]

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President’s Update: June 2022

June 29, 2022

As the Pennsylvania Health Literacy Summit kicked off earlier this month, we were introduced to A.L, a 39 year-old individual who was an intravenous drug user living on the streets. A.L. had a serious infection and required a hospital stay, but for an individual living with addiction, it was challenging for staff to understand his […]

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Welcome HCIF’s Summer Healthcare Quality Improvement Intern, Claude Wang!

June 29, 2022

Claude Wang, a rising senior at Haverford College and a Master’s student at UPenn, has joined HCIF’s Clinical Improvement team to serve as the Healthcare Quality Improvement Intern through the Whitehead Internship Program over the summer. Claude is a Chemistry major and Japanese minor, and at the same time they are also pursuing a Master’s […]

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HCIF is Seeking a Project Manager

June 13, 2022

June 13, 2022 The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is seeking a full-time Project Manager to support HCIF clinical and quality improvement programs under the supervision of the Vice President of Clinical Improvement and in collaboration with HCIF’s clinical advisors, partners and other stakeholders. Candidates for consideration must have a Master’s degree (or Master’s candidate) in a health-related […]

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HCIF is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator.

June 7, 2022

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator. This position provides support to multiple project teams in the management of community and population health projects and associated activities. Candidates will be evaluated holistically based on a combination of formal education, professional background, and personal experience. Preferred experiences include a Bachelor’s degree, […]

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President’s Update: May 2022

May 25, 2022

We Need to Talk About Mental Health Wendy Nickel May 24, 2022 My heart is heavy today as news trickles in about the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, which so far, has claimed the lives of 19 innocent children and 2 adults. The dinner table was quiet tonight, as I thought about what […]

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Board Profile: A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Sullivan, PhD, RN

May 24, 2022
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Partner Profile: A Conversation with Shonalie Roberts, MHA, ARM, LSSGB

May 24, 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. As HCIF concludes year one of our Health Equity Data Strategy (HEDS) collaborative, we are pleased to feature Shonalie Roberts, MHA, ARM, […]

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HCIF Recognized as a Healthy People 2030 Champion for Supporting the Initiative’s Vision

May 23, 2022

(Philadelphia, PA) — HCIF is pleased to be recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a Healthy People 2030 Champion. As a Healthy People 2030 Champion, HCIF has demonstrated a commitment to helping achieve the Healthy People 2030 vision of […]

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Join our Virtual Health Literacy Summit 2022!

May 6, 2022

Managing one’s health can be challenging, confusing, and frustrating. As health and public health professionals, we know that an individual’s decisions are better made when they are informed and aware of their options. Improved communication gives an individual the ability to evaluate, communicate, and utilize health information to make informed decisions about maintaining or improving […]

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HCIF is Seeking a Project Manager

May 4, 2022

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is seeking a full-time Project Manager to support HCIF clinical and quality improvement programs under the supervision of the Vice President of Clinical Improvement and in collaboration with HCIF’s clinical advisors, partners and other stakeholders. Candidates for consideration must have a Master’s degree (or Master’s candidate) in a health-related […]

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Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Past HCIF Intern Carmen Rosa Rodriguez

April 28, 2022
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Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Past HCIF Intern Valentina Moreno

April 27, 2022
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Intern Profile: A Conversation with Eric Gore

April 26, 2022
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Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Past HCIF Intern Michaela Hitchner

April 22, 2022
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Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Past HCIF Intern Adams Ako, MD, MPH

April 20, 2022

April is National Internship Awareness Month and to celebrate, HCIF interviewed some of our past interns to find out what they have been up to since completing their internships with us and how their time at HCIF helped them grow in their professional careers. We were delighted to catch up with Adams Ako, MD MPH, […]

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Call for Entries Now Open for 2022 Safety & Quality Award Program!

April 11, 2022

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is proud to have hosted the Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award for the past 20 years. The Award program is one of the unique ways in which HCIF promotes and disseminates best practices in health care patient safety and quality throughout the region. At HCIF, we are […]

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Partner Profile: A Conversation with Dr. Jeremy Souder and Eileen Jaskuta

March 29, 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. In celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13 – March 19) this month, we’re excited to feature the Chair and Vice […]

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