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Reducing Harm from Respiratory Depression in Non-ICU Patients Through Risk Mitigation and Respiratory Monitoring Guidelines of Care Tool Kit

Available now:   Reducing Harm from Respiratory Depression in Non-ICU Patients Through Risk Mitigation and Respiratory Monitoring Guidelines of Care Tool Kit – PDF Edition – November 2017 The purpose of this tool kit is to provide evidenced-based recommendations and best practices on safe and effective assessment, monitoring, and intervention for patients at risk for unrecognized respiratory depression in a non-ICU environment. […]

2021 CHPSO Annual Report Released

The 2021 CHPSO Annual Report has now been released! The report details our activities and provides a look at our most significant work on members’ behalf.  Highlights include:   An analytical deep dive to examine event data and uncover insights on staffing shortages and the ripple effect on patient safety during COVID-19  A recap of […]

Violence Prevention: Safeguarding Frontline Healthcare Workers and Beyond

Community and workplace violence is a significant problem worldwide. Understanding how community-based violence spills over into the work setting is key to developing prevention strategies. When healthcare employees are victims of workplace violence, there can be significant psychological and physical trauma to the involved employee and collateral impacts to other staff. A multi-faceted approach is […]

Addressing the Syphilis Epidemic at the Front Line: Screening for Syphilis in a High-Risk Emergency Department Population

Syphilis continues to be a major public health concern in California, aggravated by the public health challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Emergency departments (EDs) represent an important setting to test and treat patients who are not seen in traditional outpatient clinical settings. The UC Davis emergency department has been screening high risk patients for […]

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Job Opportunities

HQI is seeking experienced staff who share our vision for patient safety and quality as we work to lead the nation in high quality, safe and reliable health care. For additional job opportunities at member hospitals, see the CHPSO Job Board. Job Opportunities

Annual Conference

Registration fees for the 2022 HQI Annual Conference have been waived for members. See HQI president Robert Imhoff explain why the program is now free for members. New for 2022, The HQI Annual Conference is coming to locations in both Northern and Southern California!  The internationally renowned patient safety experts and keynotes will be riveting regardless of […]