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Hospital Engagement Network

Designed to help identify solutions to reduce hospital acquired conditions and readmissions and spread them to hospitals and other health care providers.

 

Eliminating Harm, Improving Patient Care

Click here to access the Trustee Guide Workbook and the accompanying video series.


New Implementation Guide

We are pleased to announce the release of Part 2 of the Implementation Guide. The Implementation Guide, originally released in 2013, has been updated and expanded to include advanced topics to support your improvement work. The content is now broken into two parts. Part 2 of the Implementation Guide covers advance topics. Click here to view/download Parts 1 and 2 of the Implementation Guide.


Data Improvement Calculator
(Ver. 3.03)

The data improvement calculator and the improvement calculator update webinar are located at the links below.

Data Improvement Calculator Update Webinar - August 4, 2014

Improvement Calculator, Ver. 3.03 (August 2014)


 116 Indiana Hospitals Celebrating Quality and Patient Safety Efforts

Hospitals recognized for outstanding quality, patient safety in last 3 years

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) recognized 116 of Indiana’s hospitals today for their work to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over the past three years. The recognition is based on the results of a national campaign known as Partnership for Patients, created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve quality and patient safety at hospitals nationwide.



IHA’s Illinois Hospital Engagement Network Reports Nearly 16,000 Patient Harms Prevented with Cost Savings of Over $160 Million

Naperville – Illinois hospitals and health systems are making major strides in improving quality and patient safety, according to new report from the Illinois Hospital Association’s (IHA) Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality on the work of its Illinois Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). Since January 2012 through March 2014, the 100 Illinois hospitals and health systems participating in the Illinois HEN have prevented 15,887 patient harms, with an associated cost savings of $161.8 million. To view or download the full report, go to: tinyurl.com/ob5fkfw.

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