Hospital Quality Improvement
HQIC Portal Registration Instructions

Hospital Quality Improvement

The HQIC contract task order continues CMS focus on improving the quality of care and outcomes at hospitals nationwide.

View your assessments and measurement data and chat with other HQIC enrolled hospitals to share best practices, barriers and solutions.

HQIC Portal
The HQIC contract task order continues CMS focus on improving the quality of care and outcomes at hospitals nationwide.

View your assessments and measurement data and chat with other HQIC enrolled hospitals to share best practices, barriers and solutions.

HQIC Portal Registration Instructions

View your assessments and measurement data and chat with other HQIC enrolled hospitals to share best practices, barriers and solutions.

Not registered yet?

HQIC Portal Registration Instructions
View your assessments and measurement data and chat with other HQIC enrolled hospitals to share best practices, barriers and solutions.

Not registered yet?

About HQIC

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a four-year contract to Alliant Health Solutions (AHS) to serve as a National Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor (NQIIC) under the recently launched Task Order 3: Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) contract. Under the agreement, Alliant will provide services to 150 hospitals across a multistate area.

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This task order will continue Alliant’s previous work focused on hospital quality improvement and will also include new elements and updates to align with the CMS framework initiated under its current NQIIC program.

The specific focus of the work will include:

  • Engaging the hospital, provider and caregiver communities to implement evidence-based and best practices
  • Utilizing innovation, quality improvement strategies, and data-driven methodologies for small, rural, critical access hospitals and those that serve vulnerable populations
  • Providing expert healthcare quality improvement services to support efforts for maximum impact to the healthcare delivery system
  • Focusing on reducing all-cause patient harm and readmissions
  • Serving as quality improvement experts, facilitators, and change agents for healthcare transformation
  • Enhancing the customer experience while seeking to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, economy, safety, and quality of healthcare being provided in the supported hospitals

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Success Stories

Patient Safety Topic: ADE Opioids

Wellstar Sylvan Grove Hospital, a 25 bed critical access hospital located in Jackson, GA shared their journey to improved outcomes with adverse drug events – opioids on a recent Patient Safety Network webinar. Erica Fishell, MSN, RN, Director of Clinical Operations discussed the following interventions which have made a positive impact.

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Patient Safety Topic: ADE Anticoagulants and Use of Hospital Portal

Russell Medical Center is an 81-bed hospital located in Alexander City, AL and is 1 of 6 “five star” hospitals in the state of Alabama recognized by CMS. During a recent Quality Leader Summit, Brenda Duncan, RN, Director of Quality Management and Jerry Holley, RPh, Director of Pharmacy shared their success regarding the use of the Hospital Portal to analyze their ADE anticoagulant data.

During a coaching call with the Alabama Hospital Association and an Alliant Pharmacist, an increase in ADE anti-coagulants was reviewed. Opportunities for improvement were the ability to identify ADEs and gain access to resources for best practice interventions. Ongoing goals included recognition of ADEs, identification of cases and identification of the causes of increased ADEs.

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