For the past decade, cases of congenital syphilis — a disease that occurs when a mother with syphilis transmits the infection to her baby during pregnancy — have risen in an unprecedented fashion.
In the Inland Empire region of California, 24 hospitals are hard at work developing cultures of patient safety and caring for the caregivers under the guidance of HQI and its partner BETA Healthcare Group. The hospitals are a part of Inland Empire Health Plan’s Pay-for-Performance Program, which has added participation in HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART® as […]
HQI, in cooperation with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation and the California Hospital Association (CHA), creates and distributes quarterly dashboards of publicly available quality data for each CHA acute care member hospital. These model dashboards include information on eight measures, with over 80 total measures on the data tab.
Use of HQI’s Hospital Quality Improvement Platform — a quality analytics system that consolidates disparate data sources into a single, statewide platform — continues to increase as more hospitals complete their contract reviews.
Use of HQI’s 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.
Over the past several decades, the United States has experienced a rising crisis in substance abuse. This is illustrated most dramatically by the rise in deaths from drug overdose. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, the number of drug overdose deaths has quadrupled since 1999 [i]. More work needs to be […]
It has been an unprecedented and taxing two years for front-line workers and patients alike. Nearly one of three patients delayed in-person health care visits in 2020 due to access issues and/or fear of exposure to COVID-19. According to a national poll, 57% of Americans experienced negative health repercussions, including and up to premature death. In […]