Despite California’s recent improvements in perinatal care and outcomes, Black mothers / birthing people are still multiple times more likely to die from pregnancy/birth-related causes and twice as likely to suffer a maternal morbidity (such as hemorrhage and infection) than those in other racial/ethnic groups. Hospitals are naturally called upon to help address these disparities, and […]
CHPSO invites member hospitals to attend a Safe Table Forum via teleconference. Click here to see if your hospital is a CHPSO member.
The incidence of syphilis is growing in California and in the United States (U.S.). The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend targeted syphilis screening of all persons at increased risk of infection. Emergency departments (EDs) represent an important setting to test and treat patients who are not seen […]
New studies about various aspects of the COVID pandemic are released daily and the sheer volume makes it impossible to keep up. These studies vary in their designs and methodological rigor and therefore in their level of research validity. In this webinar, HQI’s epidemiologist will provide a historical perspective of the COVID epidemic in California […]
Addressing racial inequity in healthcare requires focused attention and concerted action. A new initiative in Los Angeles County (now in its third year) is doing just that. Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies helps participating hospitals evaluate their data, collaborate with community partners, and implement institutional changes to improve care for Black women, birthing […]
How can a health plan incentivize hospitals to develop reliable, sustainable and transparent cultures of safety? Learn about a groundbreaking new partnership of Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP), BETA Healthcare Group (BETA) and Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) that rewards hospitals for participating in HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART® (HQI Cares), a comprehensive, multi-year program aimed at transforming […]
In this presentation we will discuss who transgender patients are, and review relevant epidemiologic information about this diverse patient population. We will then discuss the treatments and care plans that many patients undergo in the course of care. This discussion will include a brief overview of surgeries, and what these surgeries require from both patients […]
CHPSO invites member hospitals to attend a Safe Table Forum via teleconference. Click here to see if your hospital is a CHPSO member. Please contact CHPSO at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.