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SPAHQ serves as a leader and essential resource for the healthcare professional in Case/Utilization Management, quality improvement, patient safety in the southeastern and connected counties of Pennsylvania. Our programs and alliances reflect our members’ values of excellence and collaboration.Continue Reading
As part of SPAHQ's dedication to the development of healthcare professionals, we regularly post career opportunities in the healthcare professions.Continue Reading
SPAHQ provides opportunities to further the pursuit of healthcare quality through events focused on education and communication of information we all need to provide quality care to our patients.Continue Reading
The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life and its Polisher Research Institute recently launched a Depression Quality Improvement Collaborative in partnership with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (SPAHQ) for 40 nursing homes across the Commonwealth.Continue Reading
Since 1976, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (SPAHQ) has served as a leader and essential resource for the healthcare professional in Case/Utilization Management, quality improvement, patient safety in the southeastern and connected counties of Pennsylvania. SPAHQ supports the CPHQ certification by providing education, networking, and resources to help the quality professional improve their daily work flow through innovative practices. Our programs and alliances reflect our members’ values of excellence and collaboration.Learn More...
Topics include: CDC 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Risks Report; Homeland Security issues cyber risk guidelines; New National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 15.01.01 Suicide requirements will now apply to both acute care and critical access hospitals; CMS Toolkit on Engaging Beneficiaries draws from experience of 24 Medicare ACOs; CMS updates State Operations Manual; AHA responds to FDA Guidance on Clinical Decision Support; and more
Topics Include: CMS to indicate abuse on Nursing Home Compare;
ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive: Safe Ambulatory Care; ONC releases new HIPAA security assessment tool; DEA Launches Online Database for Mandatory Reporting of Opioid Abuse
Topics Include: Value-based payment for Aging Services released by CMS; AHRQ releases 2018 data on access, quality and disparities; The Joint Commission clarifies standards on hand hygiene; OIG releases report on Patient Safety Organizations; American College of Surgeons Strong for Surgery Program Results; The Joint Commission releases National Patient Safety Goals for 2020; and more…
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