In August 2012, ICAHN developed a new partnership based on shared goals to collaborate with like-sized hospitals for benchmarking and best practice identification. This new partnership involves the Kansas Hospital Association and the benchmarking vendor, Quality Health Indicators (QHi). Thirty-three ICAHN members have registered to participate in the new benchmarking project. Click here to log-in for your hospital.
QHi is a user driven program specifically designed to facilitate benchmarking for small rural hospitals. Participating hospitals benchmark against self-defined peer groups to learn from the best practices of other nationwide organizations in order to adopt new processes in four categories: clinical, quality, financial, and operational (including employee contribution and patient satisfaction (HCAHPS)). ICAHN members will be able to benchmark against more than 200 small and rural hospitals across the nation.
QHi enables ICAHN members to:
QHi offers a readily accessible dashboard upon entering their site. Features of the QHi dashboard include:
For more information about the QHi program, contact Angie Charlet, Director of Quality Services, at (815) 875-2999.