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Nominate Your Team for the 2014 Patient Safety Award

The 2014 Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC) Patient Safety Award is presented to healthcare providers and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in patient safety.  The IHC Patient Safety Award aims to raise the standard of healthcare in Iowa by promoting a culture of continuous improvement in quality, safety and value.

The IHC Patient Safety Award honors patient safety champions across the state in numerous categories:

·         Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)
·         Care Transitions
·         Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC)
·         Leadership and Culture of Safety
·         Innovation
·         Information Technology (IT)

Click Here to Apply Online - Now Available
Nomination Deadline:  October 18, 2013

Click Here to Download Brochure

The IHC Patient Safety Award will be presented at the March 12, 2014 IHC Patient Safety Conference at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona.  The winner of each category will give a brief presentation during the Patient Safety Conference.

Questions?  Please contact Nancy Thompson at

Congratulations to last year’s overall winner, Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines! 

Fall Conference Line-Up Kicks Off in Two Weeks

HEN Learning Community VII

The Hospital Engagement Network Learning Community VII will meet on August 27 at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona. For more information on the learning community, CLICK HERE to download the brochure.

To register online for the HEN LC, CLICK HERE.


Annual Conference

Iowa Healthcare Collaborative’s (IHC) 10th Annual Conference will be held at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona on August 28. For more detailed information on the conferences and breakouts, CLICK HERE to download the conference brochure.

To register online, CLICK HERE.

Medical Home Learning Community

Save the date for this year's Medical Home Learning Community on September 25th at The Meadows Events & Conference Center.  Registration will be available soon. 

Questions on IHC's Conference Line-Up? Contact

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