Clinical and Quality Initiatives is a division of the Texas Hospital Association Foundation, working to accelerate improvement in health care through collaboration and innovation. As a component of the Foundation and the Texas Hospital Association, we are able to work closely with hospitals and systems around the state to help in their quest to advance quality and patient safety in the care they provide.
The Foundation has teamed up with numerous organizations and agencies to help implement innovate practices into care delivery while also offering a forum for hospitals and systems to share best practices and solutions.
Texas hospitals have intensified their commitment to quality and patient safety by working together – leveraging their collective experiences and dedication – to move the needle on health care delivery.
The Foundation has teamed up with numerous organizations and agencies to help implement innovative practices into care delivery while also offering a forum for hospitals and systems to share best practices and solutions. Currently, the Foundation is focusing on the following projects:
Surviving health care reform is a significant challenge for critical access hospitals in Texas. Several CAHs nationwide have had to close their doors in recent years due to the changing health care environment, and the survival of these facilities will depend highly on their ability to improve quality outcomes. A new initiative from the Texas Hospital Association Foundation in partnership with the Texas A&M Health Science Center Rural and Community Health Institute and funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s State Office of Rural Health will help CAHs do just that. ...
The Texas Hospital Association Patient Safety Organization provides Texas hospitals a partner in their efforts to advance the continued improvement of health care quality and patient safety outcomes. ...
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Advisory Panel on Health Care-Associated Infections and Preventable Adverse Events guides the Texas Department of State Health Services in the implementation, development, maintenance and evaluation of the reporting system.