SPAHQ News & Announcements

Current issues and events concerning healthcare quality—updates and practice changes on both the local and national level including legislative issues and federal/state program changes.

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health

Fall Conference – Insight into Opioids‎: From Prescriptions to Behavioral Health. Deaths from drug overdoses have risen steadily over the past two decades and have become the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Prescription drugs, especially opioids, have been increasingly implicated in drug overdose deaths over the last decade. We were fortunate to have two experts in the field Matthew Grissinger, RPH, FISMP, FASCP, Director of Error Reporting at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and Chris Mamrol, BSN, RN, CPPS, Behavioral Health Specialist at the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority present to SPAHQ. Read more.

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REGISTRATION OPEN: The Quality Journey – SPAHQ Fall Conference

REGISTRATION OPEN: The Quality Journey – SPAHQ Fall Conference

TOPIC: The Quality Journey.
SPEAKER: Dr. Nancy Claflin.

Where are you on your quality journey? The field of healthcare quality and the healthcare quality professional’s role are expanding exponentially in today’s ever-changing healthcare climate. This course will present key milestones in the quality journey including information management, quality and performance improvement, leadership and management, healthcare and patient safety, regulation, and accreditation.

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SPAHQ Spring Conference Cancelled

SPAHQ Spring Conference Cancelled

Due to low registration, the SPAHQ Spring Conference titled Building Colorful Teams has been cancelled.

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Save the Date for the SPAHQ Spring Conference

Save the Date for the SPAHQ Spring Conference

Save the Date for the SPAHQ Spring Conference! The conference will be June 12, 2015 and registration opens April 27th.

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Sign Up Now: Care Transitions – Bridging the Gaps on 8-17-2013

Sign Up Now: Care Transitions – Bridging the Gaps on 8-17-2013

Health Care Professionals Quality Collaborate (HCPQC) Presents: Care Transitions – Bridging the Gaps. Please join us for a lively panel presentation and group discussion with our local experts to help address opportunities to improve smooth care transitions. read more…

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