Brianna Parker

The Quality Quarterly

HQI produces a quarterly newsletter intended to support health care quality and patient safety professionals’ work by providing information on clinical developments, opportunities to learn from your peers, and new technologies to help you work more effectively. The newsletter is distributed in March, June, September, and December. To subscribe, please email 

CHPSO Safe Table Forums

Safe Table discussions are designed Safe-Tables are designed to empower providers to engage in robust, meaningful patient safety and quality improvement activities. These discussions are driven by attendee participation. Attendees may choose to present a case or simply participate in the discussion by sharing their thoughts, feedback, and suggestions. Attendees wishing to share a case […]

2022 Safe Table Meeting Schedule

CHPSO will host safe table meetings via teleconference. If you are interested in a specific topic or sharing a case, please let us know at Schedule is as follows: Date Time Topic 01/12/2022 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific The Pressure of Preventing Skin Injuries – An Evidence-Based Approach 01/27/2022 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Searches by Private Citizens in […]

ALERT: Data Show Higher Preeclampsia / Eclampsia Risk Among Pregnant Patients with COVID-19

The Hospital Quality Institute’s (HQI) Sentinel Signal Detection System has alerted HQI to notify California member hospitals about significantly higher preeclampsia/eclampsia risk identified among pregnant patients with evidence of concurrent COVID‑19 infection during 2020-2021. Specifically, the below figure shows extended periods from April 2020 to June 2021 during which the probability of preeclampsia/eclampsia diagnosis was […]

January 2022 CHPSO and HQIP Signal Detection Report

This is the third report of findings from HQI’s two sentinel signal detection systems. The systems automatically detect abnormal changes (i.e., signals) in the incidence of diagnosis codes from hospital discharge records in the Hospital Quality Improvement Platform (HQIP), as well as term frequencies from the Collaborative Healthcare Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO) safety reports. The key alerts […]

Easy To Use

The only thing better than great data is easy access to meaningful reports based on great data. The Platform gives you pre-made reports that are easy to use right from the start – there’s no custom coding or waiting required. The Platform automatically shows your performance in the most popular key areas because, well, it’s easier […]

Analyze Readmissions Critically

The Readmission data reported by CMS is already dated when you receive it and only offers a 30-day view of activity. The Platform can display the rates for data from the historical statewide data (AB2876) and the current discharge data (SIERA formally known as MIRCAL). The Platform shows you what’s happening after 3, 7, 14, […]

Measure Up Proudly

Now you can readily identify challenge areas, celebrate successes, improve resource allocation, and produce more meaningful service line and Board reports.  HQI’s Quality Improvement Platform incorporates more than 300 standardized measures and gives you access to real-time reports so you can see where you stand at any given moment. The Platform gives you data faster, earlier, […]

Drill Down on Sepsis

HQI’s Quality Improvement Platform has numerous drill-down possibilities.  With dynamic tables, charts and graphics you can get an overview of your performance, see trends and get a good indicator of how your performance compares to other hospitals.  Additionally, the Platform can group Sepsis cases by Admission Disposition and Discharge Disposition. The Platform can go further, […]