Hospital Improvement Innovation Network

IHA and 130 Illinois hospitals are part of the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). This unique initiative with Michigan and Wisconsin aims to prevent patient harm.

Professionals working

Goals for the Great Lakes Partners for Patients

20% Reduction in hospital-acquired conditions
12% Reduction in readmissions

Success Under Hospital Engagement Networks

22,263 Instances of patient harm prevented
$265.8m Savings for hospitals and patients

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded a two-year HIIN contract to IHA, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association and Wisconsin Hospital Association to form the Great Lakes Partners for Patients HIIN. Hospitals and health systems in the HIIN share solutions to quality improvement challenges so successful approaches can spread throughout the three states.