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Hospital Quality Institute (HQI)
Leadership in quality and patient safety

The Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) provides coordination and support for improvement and harmonizes measures for patient safety and quality improvement activities for CHA, Hospital Council, HASC and HASD&IC.  The organization builds reliable and sustainable measures to gauge California’s performance and identifies opportunities for focus and innovation.

HQI oversees and coordinates Partnership for Patient Experience (P4PEx), HealthCare Reliability Organizing (HCRO), California Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (CalHIIN), CHPSO Patient Safety Organization, the Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Workgroup and the Hospital Quality Committee (HQC).

Visit the HQI website to:

  • Discover the exciting direction HQI is headed in bringing key resources together with a shared vision to assist hospitals with quality improvement goals to eliminate harm, improve clinical effectiveness and increase reliability of care.
  • Learn current quality improvement and patient safety strategies to achieve zero defects, optimize clinical effectiveness and enhance patient and family experiences in health care.
  • Engage with valuable tools and take best practices to scale for a statewide culture of improvement that inspires, engages and achieves results.
  • Commit to habitual excellence by sharing stories of improvement and monitoring progress toward achieving the Triple Aim: better care, better health and lower cost.

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