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Nature Inspires a Day of Team Building and Creative Energy – HCIF’s Staff Retreat

Nature Inspires a Day of Team Building and Creative Energy – HCIF’s Staff Retreat

In the middle of Philadelphia sits an oasis of nature and beauty, rivaling some of the more exotic and scenic national parks in the United States. HCIF had the unique opportunity to spend the day at the Discovery Center for our staff retreat in July.  In addition to being able to utilize a beautiful public […]

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 […]

The 2023 RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health

The 2023 RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health

Earlier this month, I attended the 2023 RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) held at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park. The summit started with a series of workshops on April 2, followed by a two-day conference on April 3-4. The conference agenda had a balanced cross-sector representation from payers, health system partners, local/state […]

Susan Choi Says Farewell to HCIF

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 […]

HCIF is Seeking a Director

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is seeking a Director for several healthcare improvement programs.  This position is responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating certain HCIF quality improvement, population health, and health equity programs under the supervision of the Vice President of Clinical Improvement and in collaboration with HCIF’s clinical advisors, partners, and other stakeholders.  […]

HCIF Names Wendy Nickel New President

HCIF Names Wendy Nickel New President

PHILADELPHIA (May 11, 2020) – The Health Care Improvement Foundation, a nonprofit focused on improving quality and access of patient care through large-scale collaboration, has named Wendy Nickel as their new president. Nickel, a health care professional with more than 20 years of experience, succeeds Kate Flynn, who held the position for 12 years. Flynn […]

Sitha Dy, HCIF’s PURC Intern Completes her Doctorate of Nursing Dissertation!

Sitha Dy, HCIF’s PURC Intern Completes her Doctorate of Nursing Dissertation!

September 12, 2018 Sitha Dy, HCIF’s PURC intern recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing dissertation presentation and defense on active surveillance at Thomas Jefferson University.  You can read a short recap of her dissertation as well as view her poster presentation below.  We want to thank Sitha for all her work at HCIF and congratulate her on […]

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