Member hospitals are urged to consider joining HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART®, a state-of-the-art program to advance patient safety. Enrollment for 2024 is now open.
Use of HQI’s updated Hospital Quality Improvement Platform (HQIP) — a quality analytics system that consolidates disparate data sources into a single, statewide platform — continues to increase as more hospitals complete their contract reviews.
In our ongoing commitment to elevating health care standards and offering educational opportunities, HQI/CHPSO is excited to kick off a campaign seeking experts and frontline professionals to contribute to webinars and Safe Tables throughout 2024.
The safety and well-being of the health care workforce are fundamental preconditions to deliver safe and effective patient care. Workplace violence — a growing problem in California hospitals — jeopardizes both workforce wellness and the quality of care, and HQI is committed to helping hospitals address it.
CHPSO is pleased to announce upcoming webinars featuring in-depth perspectives on crucial health care topics. Don’t miss out — register today!
Hospice care organizations provide services for the most vulnerable among us — those who are terminally ill and often wholly dependent on family or caregivers. Regrettably, among vulnerable populations, there is a concern about exploitation. The popular 2020 Netflix film “I Care a Lot” delves into a fictional narrative, unveiling fraudulent health care schemes targeting elderly, vulnerable patients. While fiction, it serves as a thought-provoking glimpse into the real hazards and fears patients may encounter in their pursuit of quality health care.
About HQI’s Sentinel Signal Detection System Report HQI’s sentinel signal detection system automatically detects abnormal changes (i.e., signals) in the incidence of diagnosis categories from hospital discharge records in the Hospital Quality Improvement Platform (HQIP). HQIP provides hospital leaders with the capability to review the latest signals for their organization each quarter. In this report, these […]
What’s Happening HQI, through its Sentinel Signal Detection System, has identified an increase in pertussis (whooping cough) prevalence at California hospitals since the start of the second quarter of 2023. Specifically, of the 88 California hospitals that provided 2023 Q2 hospital encounter data to HQI, 20 (22.7%) had higher than expected prevalence of pertussis cases […]