Newsroom & Reports

ALERT: Data Show Increased Whooping Cough Prevalence in California

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 […]

Medication and Equipment Shortages During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to health care systems worldwide, with medication and equipment shortages emerging as critical issues. To gain insights into how health care organizations navigated these shortages and their impact on patient treatment, CHPSO conducted analyses, drawing from patient safety event records.  

Kamali Jones is HQI’s New Safety & Reliability Clinical Advisor

Kamali Jones has joined HQI as a safety & reliability clinical advisor. Kam is an RN and comes to HQI from Adventist Health, where he served as a clinical education manager for the past five years.  In his role at HQI, Kam will take the lead on member outreach and education, as well as assist […]

Recruitment Continues for Hospital Quality Improvement Platform

Recruitment for HQI’s updated Hospital Quality Improvement Platform (HQIP) — a quality analytics system that consolidates disparate data sources into a single, statewide platform — is continuing, with an emphasis on reconnecting with those hospitals that had expressed interest prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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