Hospital Quality Intelligence Initiative
Gain timely, actionable insights to drive quality improvement with HQI’s powerful new platform

The Hospital Quality Intelligence Initiative (HQI²) is a one-stop source that hospitals can use to obtain up-to-date, actionable intelligence to drive quality improvement.

HQI² brings together disparate data sources into a single statewide platform and it delivers reports and bench-marking tools that fuel improvement with intelligence. Our web-based platform provides risk-adjusted episode quality measures for conditions most affected by hospital quality initiatives.

2018 Conference Video

2018 Conference Video

Please take a few moments to capture the energy and excitement when nearly 450 healthcare professionals came together as a community of learners at the 2018 HQI Annual Conference to commit to best care.

To learn more about the 2019 annual conference taking place October 14-15 in Sacramento, click here.


Association of HCAHPS Mean Top-Box Scores and Response Rates

In an effort to help California hospitals improve their HCAHPS scores, HQI has begun exploring factors associated with variation in HCAHPS scores across hospitals.  

As a first step, this report looks at how hospital HCAHPS response rates and mean top-box scores vary across regions, and how response rates and mean top-box scores are related to each other across California hospitals.