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Join Us for HCIF’s Annual PPC Leadership Summit on March 24, 2020

February 24, 2020 Please join us for the Health Care Improvement Foundation’s annual Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) Leadership Summit. This half-day event brings together healthcare leaders to address leading healthcare challenges and to hear about the innovative work organizations across the region are doing to advance quality and patient safety. The topic for this […]

Congratulations to HCIF’s 2019 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award Winners

Congratulations to HCIF’s 2019 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award Winners

November 20, 2019 The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) has hosted the Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award for the past seventeen years. This program is one of many ways in which HCIF promotes best practices in health care patient safety and quality throughout the region. The top 10 winners for this year’s award […]

Call for Entries Now Open for 2019’s Safety & Quality Award Program!

June 5, 2019 The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) has hosted the Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award for the past seventeen years. This program is one of many ways in which HCIF promotes best practices in health care patient safety and quality throughout the region. The award recognizes hospitals and other providers for […]

Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance’s State of the State Reports

The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance, a former initiative of HCIF, annually released a report called the Pennsylvania State of the State.   The report analyzes multi-year performance trends on hospital quality metrics, such as readmission, mortality, and HCAHPS patient experience measures.  To view the two most recent reports from 2017 and 2018, click the links below. […]

After 11 Years, PHCQA Closes on April 30th

April 15, 2019 Since 2008, the Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) has published health care quality performance data for all Pennsylvania hospitals on its website, www.PAHealthCareQuality.org.  PHCQA was at the forefront of publicly reporting transparent, objective quality of care information.  Through the guidance of the Measures and Methods Committee, composed of experts in quality […]

PURC’s February Executive Meeting Update: New Focus on Opioid Stewardship

PURC’s February Executive Meeting Update: New Focus on Opioid Stewardship

February 18, 2019 On February 7th, the PURC Executive Team – prostate cancer clinical experts, data abstractors, patient advocates and practice administrators – convened at Independence Live in Philadelphia to discuss the current progress and future directions of the collaborative. PURC is a prostate cancer quality improvement initiative that brings urology practices together in a […]

Improving Patient Safety through the Leapfrog Survey and Regional Collaboration

Improving Patient Safety through the Leapfrog Survey and Regional Collaboration

November 30, 2018 On November 13, HCIF and Capital BlueCross hosted the third annual half-day conference entitled, “Improving Patient Safety through the Leapfrog Survey and Regional Collaboration.”  The conference gathered quality and safety leaders from hospitals across Central Pennsylvania to learn about innovative approaches to central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) prevention and management of […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award Winners! HCIF Multi-Sector Collaboration

Congratulations to the 2018 Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award Winners!

November 6, 2018 The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) has hosted the Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award for the past sixteen years. This program is one of many ways in which HCIF promotes best practices in health care patient safety and quality throughout the region. The top 10 winners for this year’s award […]

New Outcomes Data Available on PAHealthCareQuality.org

August 15, 2018 The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) updated its website, www.PAHealthCareQuality.org, with readmission and mortality data through Q2 2017 for conditions such as heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and stroke.  This data, sourced from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is updated annually each summer.  Additionally, PHCQA published HCAHPS patient experience, […]

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