Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and impending restrictions on travel and large professional gatherings, HCIF has decided to postpone the PPC Leadership Summit. We hope to reschedule the Summit to a later date; more information to follow.
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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 year’s event is the management of behavioral health patients in the acute care setting.
Keynote Presentation by H. Ben Lee, MD entitled “Toward integration of Behavioral Health Service in Acute Medical Setting: Examples from University of Rochester Medical Center,” which will address the current efforts, potential barriers, and innovative models of behavioral health integration in acute medical settings
Additional program features will include:
Integrated Care in Action: Penn Medicine’s MEND (Mental health Engagement, Navigation, and Delivery) Program
Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Program award-winning entries
Overview of Collaborative Opportunities to Advance Community Health (COACH) and the new strategy on trauma informed care
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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 program demonstrated fulfillment of the award’s evaluation criteria, which includes significant and sustained improvement in quality or patient safety; innovation; leadership and organizational commitment to improvement; a multidisciplinary approach; and the potential for replication in other healthcare organizations.
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 their innovative contributions in advancing patient care. At this time, we are inviting healthcare organizations—whether freestanding or within a multi-entity system—to submit up to 4 entries for projects undertaken at their site alone. A healthcare system may in addition submit up to 4 entries for system-wide projects that span multiple sites. Entries must be submitted online by Friday, July 12, 2019. Please Click Here for further details and the criteria for submission.
If you have any questions about this year’s award process, please feel free to contact Liz Owens, HCIF’s Project Coordinator, at 215.575.3738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.