29May, 2015

Quality and Patient Safety

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From http://www.hqinstitute.org/rqln Regional Quality Leaders Network (RQLN) Jenna Fischer Julia Slininger Alicia Muñoz HQI acknowledges that there are multiple points of responsibility and accountability to oversee the day-to-day challenges of quality and patient safety. HQI created Regional Quality Leader Networks (RQLN): invitational groups of improvement-minded thought leaders to build professional and personal relationships, share ideas and expertise, stay abreast of critical topics, learn from successes within and outside of health care, advise the HQI and Senior Leaders on needs for focus, development, and research; and to exchange information about local challenges, […]
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29May, 2015

Community Health Needs Assessment

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Hospitals and healthcare systems in San Diego County have a long history of responding to health needs in the communities they serve. This commitment extends beyond traditional hospital care to community health programs that provide services to the region’s most vulnerable populations. Community health programs are created based on an assessment of needs identified through hospital data, community input, and major trends (national, state and local statistics). Previous collaborations among not for profit hospitals and other community partners have resulted in numerous well-regarded Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) reports.The objective […]
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