The IHC Drumbeat is a monthly email featuring hospital success stories, recorded IHC webcasts, and local/national educational resources.


Join us for our HEN 2.0 Virtual Kick-Off!

We will see you at the Iowa Hospital Association Annual Meeting October 6-8 here in Des Moines?

Register here and please stop our booth in the exhibit hall to say hi!


Registration for second webinar in our educational series, TeamSTEPPS – Communication, Part 1,  is now open!
The webinar will be held on Thursday, October 1 at 11:30am.
This lunch n’ learn-style webinar will highlight the key principle of communication.  As part 1 of 2, we will introduce some of the structured processes and tools offered through TeamSTEPPS to ensure that information exchange among team members is clear, accurate, and effective.
We look forward to having you join us on October 1 as we work together to hone our TeamSTEPPS communications skills!
Now Accepting Clinicians
Would your primary and specialty care clinics and providers like help setting a clear course toward safe and efficient patient care in a value-based healthcare environment?

IHC is awaiting award as a Practice Transformation Network (PTN) of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) and is now accepting clinician participants throughout the state of Iowa.
For more information please contact LJ Johnson at: or 515-283-9332.

Follow this link for TCPI information:

HEN 2.0 Webinar Series
Beginning in October we will be gearing up for our monthly webinar series featuring the 10 focus areas. Look online and check your email regularly for updates.

HEN Database Temporarily Unavailable
In preparation for the upgrade to the new HEN 2.0 data collection tool, the current HEN database is unavailable. The database will not be available again until the upgrade is complete. The launch of the new  database is planned for September 23. We will send out a notification by email to all users when the database is once again available. We thank you for your patience during this transition.
October What's Up Call
Our next What's Up Call is scheduled for October 13 at 10:00am CT. Email Susan O'Brien, for call-in information.
Please feel free to contact Jennifer Brockman or Cyndi Schmidt  any questions.

Check out a Few of our Partners

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement
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