IHA HQIC and You

In the videos below, you will hear from member hospitals about their experience with the IHA HQIC. Each video highlights how HQIC has helped the hospitals move their work forward utilizing quality improvement principles and the integration of patient and family engagement to improve outcomes in their organizations.

Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson
Integrating the Patient Voice into Quality Improvement

Andrea Davis, Quality Nurse at Crawford Memorial Hospital, shares how her organization began its journey  using a step-by-step approach to integrate the patient’s voice into the rural hospital’s quality improvement efforts. Conducting the interview is Lindsey Galli, Director of Education at PFCCpartners, an organization that facilitate collaboration among patients, families and healthcare organizations.

Franklin Hospital, Benton
Engaging Physician Champions in Inpatient Glycemic Control

Linda Brazell, Director of Quality and Risk Management at Franklin Hospital, discusses her organization’s efforts to engage physician champions in hypoglycemia prevention at the small Critical Access Hospital in Southern Illinois. Conducting the interview is Dr. Steve Tremain, a Cynosure Physician Improvement Advisor and quality improvement expert, with inpatient glycemic control one of his favorite topics.

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago
Initiating a Code Sepsis Response Team

David Brady, Director of Quality Improvement – Hospital-Based Services at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, shares his efforts to create organizational support and buy-in to implement a code sepsis response team at the large public hospital. The interview is conducted by Maryanne Whitney, a Cynosure Improvement Advisor and in-house sepsis subject matter expert.

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon
Engaging Patients and Families in Opioid Stewardship Initiatives

Aaqil Khan, Manager of Decision Support at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, discusses the 80-bed small and rural hospital’s community opioid response program and how HQIC has helped him engage patients and families in this important initiative. The interview is conducted by Alex Stack, a Cynosure Improvement Advisor and dedicated opioid reduction expert.