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HCIF Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Workshop

HCIF Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Workshop

On June 22, 2023, the Health Care Improvement Foundation’s (HCIF) Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) hosted an in-person Safety Forum workshop, “Gun Violence Prevention in the Hospital Setting”. PPC Safety Forums bring together health professionals to collaborate and share knowledge on enhancing safety in healthcare environments. Past forums have covered diverse topics, such as workplace […]

Partner Profile: A Conversation with Shannon Davila, MSN, RN, CPPS, CPHQ, CIC, FAPIC

Partner Profile: A Conversation with Shannon Davila, MSN, RN, CPPS, CPHQ, CIC, FAPIC

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. We are pleased to feature Shannon Davila of ECRI to share more about her reflections on patient safety and quality improvement. Shannon […]

Showcasing HCIF’s and Our Collaborative Partners’ Work at the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference

Showcasing HCIF’s and Our Collaborative Partners’ Work at the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference

From May 16-18, the American Hospital Association (AHA) hosted their Accelerating Health Equity Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Over 900 professionals gathered in Minneapolis to discuss innovative and strategic ways to accelerate health equity and improve community health.  I, along with my colleague, Liz Owens, had the privilege of traveling to the conference to present on […]

Call for Entries Now Open for 2023 Excellence in Health Care Awards!

Call for Entries Now Open for 2023 Excellence in Health Care Awards!

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is proud to have hosted the Excellence in Health Care Awards (previously Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award) for over 20 years. The Awards program is one of the unique ways in which HCIF promotes and disseminates best practices in health care patient safety, quality, and health equity […]

President’s Update: National Patient Safety Awareness Week

President’s Update: National Patient Safety Awareness Week

During recent travels, I was reminded of the jarring statistic from the Institute of Medicine’s  (IOM)1999 report, “To Err is Human,” that we lose the equivalent of a jumbo jet full of passengers daily in the US due to patient safety events. It boggles the mind to think that millions of people fly each day […]

Men’s Health Awareness Month

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) – is specifically focused on supporting urology practices in advancing the quality of diagnosis and care for men with prostate cancer. […]

2019 Partnership for Patient Care Annual Report

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 organizations that continue to support and participate in PPC.

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