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Establishing a Culture of Safety in the Operating Room

The OR is a very complex, dynamic, and high-stakes environment that relies on contributions from team members from multiple disciplines. Over 200 million surgical procedures are performed each year globally, and despite awareness of adverse effects, surgical errors continue to occur at a high rate. Surgical errors account for a significant number of adverse events […]

Practical Strategies to Prevent Pneumonia: 2022 Update

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is the #1 hospital-acquired infection in the U.S. Currently, an estimated 1 in every 100 hospitalized patients acquire pneumonia during their stay, with an associated burden of morbidity, mortality, sepsis, and dollars. Understanding how to prevent this common infection is a key element of success and we rely on evidence-based guidelines to inform […]

Overview – New CHPSOData Reporting System

In this webinar, we will demonstrate how the new CHPSO Data reporting system works, answer members’ questions, and discuss ideas for continuous improvement of our new platform. CHPSO has partnered with NewVolt Solutions and SpeedTrack Inc. to launch this new event reporting platform as a replacement for NextPlane. The new system improves in a few […]

Reduction of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) with a Unique Multi-Faceted and Timed Approach

Webinar intro paragraph to promote the webinar. Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center (SCVMC) showed an 83% reduction in surgical site infections as part of a methodical, structured approach utilizing subject matter experts both in and outside of procedural areas. SCVMC made maximum use of patient stories, multidisciplinary engagement, data analysis, Lean Six Sigma tools, Just Culture, and […]

2022 HQI Annual Conference — Northern California Presenters

Featured Speakers Carrie Adair, PhDAssistant Director of Well-being and ResearchDuke Center for Healthcare Safety and QualityDr. Adair is a Social Psychologist by training with expertise in the areas of Healthcare Worker burnout and well-being. Her lines of research examine the psychology of well-being, tools to enhance resilience, institutional interventions to reduce and prevent burnout, well-being […]

2022 HQI Annual Conference — Northern California Agenda

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. | Reception with Napa Valley charm, music and light hors d’oeuvres MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Note: Livestreaming includes all keynote and general sessions plus select breakout sessions. 8:30 – 8:45 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Comments 8:45 – 9:30 a.m. | Opening KeynoteCreating a Culture of Quality & SafetyMarty Makary, […]

Job Opportunities

HQI is seeking experienced staff who share our vision for patient safety and quality as we work to lead the nation in high quality, safe and reliable health care. For additional job opportunities at member hospitals, see the CHPSO Job Board. Job Opportunities

“Decoding the Code Assessment”: Preparing for TJC and CMS Assessments of Your in-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Practices

In the last 10 years, there has been a ground swell of evidence-based practices related to cardiac arrest management, resulting in increased attention to coordinated in-hospital response and resuscitation practices. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed these response mechanisms to the limit, and made many hospital systems reconsider how they prepare for, measure and improve their response […]