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


Join the HEN-HUB Today!

As valued partners in our work to improve quality of care and reduce readmissions, we would like to invite you to the HEN-HUB, an exciting virtual community hosted on the HealthDoers Platform. Exchange stories of innovations you’ve tried on a social media-style platform to discuss challenges and identify solutions for your organization.

Explore this new community platform today! Your Improvement Advisors, IHC staff, and IHC faculty use this platform to provide resources and information about HEN 2.0.  Interested in joining?

Follow this link to learn how to join this exciting new virtual community…


Reporting Resources -
HEN 2.0

IHC has developed reporting resources for HEN 2.0. Resources include a new reporting toolkit, new measure documents, and resources pages! Take a minute to check out the new helpful resources today! Follow this link

Questions? Contact Jennifer Brockman at


New Recordings!

As you begin to think about how to go about improving processes in your clinics and hospitals and workplaces, here are a few resources to get you thinking.

Coming soon: Recordings and transcripts for the HEN Virtual Learning Community! Where can you find the recordings? Online on our HEN Resources Page!


Upcoming Events

  • IHC Annual Conference - November 10, 2015. For registration information, follow this link.
  • HEN Learning Community - November 11, 2015. For event and registration information, follow this link.
  • TeamSTEPPS Community of Practice - November 12, 2015. Contact Kady at for more information about this event!
  • Patient Safety Award Nominations - Due by January 15, 2016. Nominate today, follow this link!


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IHC Updates

-Our next What's Up Call is scheduled for November 17, 2015 at 10:00am CT

-Patient Safety Awards - Now accepting nominations!
Submit your nomination now!


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