Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality (SPAHQ)

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...

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Government Relations July 2019

Topics Include: New antimicrobial stewardship guidelines for ambulatory settings; ONC study finds only 30% of patients access their online medical records; OCR Guidance on use of PHI for care coordination; Non Operating Room Anesthesia; Preparing for the Joint Commission Life Safety survey; and more..

New Nursing Resources Added

New nursing resources have been added to the Educational Resources page. Topics include: Direct Entry MSN, Average MSN Salaries, 5 Best-Paying MSN Nursing Careers, and Highest-Paying Nursing Careers.

Government Relations June 2019

SPAHQ Government Relations Newsletter – June 2019. A benefit of SPAHQ membership, is designed to inform you of news on government, regulatory or accreditation actions that impact the Southeastern Pennsylvania quality professional.


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