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Next Steps in Identifying the 2018 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award Winners

July 25, 2018 The 2018 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award call for entries officially closed last week on Tuesday, July 17. This year’s award program garnered twenty-nine submissions from ten regional PPC-contributing organizations. Thirty-four review panelists serving as clinical and administrative leaders from area hospitals have begun scoring the submissions based on criteria […]

Call for Entries: 2018 Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Award

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 award recognizes hospitals and other providers for their innovative contributions […]

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 HAP-HIIN CT Radiation Safety program, HCIF and ECRI Institute, a leading authority in imaging technology and radiation safety, […]

Thank You for a Successful 2018 PPC Leadership Summit!

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 of Aefina Partners and Institute for Healthcare Improvement who spoke of creating safety through joy in […]

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 Pennsylvania by convening healthcare organizations in learning collaboratives to address topics such as improving surgical safety, reducing hospital-acquired […]

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 2015 performance results from 61 CoC-accredited facilities in Pennsylvania, and is the only voluntary public reporting program of […]

February Data Updates on PAHealthCareQuality.org

The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) reports data on its website, www.PAHealthCareQuality.org, for a variety of aspects of health care quality at Pennsylvania hospitals. Recently, PHCQA just updated its data through Q1 2017 on infections, patient experience, and emergency department efficiency. Visit www.PAHealthCareQuality.org to view the quality of care at your local hospital.

Registration Now Open for HCIF’s 2018 PPC Leadership Summit on March 20, 2018!

Please join us for our annual Partnership for Patient Care (PPC) Leadership Summit. This half-day event will take place on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 7:30-11:30 am at the Science History Institute (formerly Chemical Heritage Foundation) located at 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. This event brings together healthcare leaders to address leading healthcare challenges […]

New PHCQA Data Updates on PHCQA.org!

Do you know how the quality of care at your local Pennsylvania hospital compares to others in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) just updated its data on infections, patient experience, emergency department efficiency, stroke care, and VTE care for all hospitals in Pennsylvania.  Visit www.phcqa.org to compare care.

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