Educational Opportunities


Educational Opportunities

HQI and affiliates host webinars and discussion calls throughout the year to disseminate learning and better practices and provide tools that work. Or join other professionals at in-person events focused on quality and patient safety to learn about new and innovative solutions.


The Journey of Medicine with Virtual Care

The COVID19 pandemic has caused a massive upheaval of the healthcare system. To facilitate seamless care delivery, given the required changes in care delivery, Dignity Health built on their established foundation of telehealth with a rapid, large-scale expansion of their virtual care services. During this webinar, the Dignity Health team will share their exciting journey and their plans for the future.


Care for the Caregiver Webinar — On Demand

Hospital Quality Institute, in partnership with BETA Healthcare Group, presents Care for the Caregiver, an online course providing first aid for the head and heart — not only for clinical workers, but anyone working in health care.

Recognizing that talking to someone who understands health care workers’ unique situations, this program is psychological first aid for those on the frontlines of the worldwide war with COVID-19.    

To view the recording click here.


Medication Reconciliation Optimization: Cleaning up the wRECk

UC Davis Medical Center found that medication errors and discrepancies were widely prevalent at their institution. In line with studies from other institutions, up to 70% of patients have errors on their medication lists when admitted to the hospital. Their preliminary assessments were demonstrated with patients averaging over 5 discrepancies per admission. These discrepancies are carried downstream throughout hospitalization with impacts felt during transitions of care. The literature suggests that 0.9% of discrepancies lead to serious patient harm.


2020 HQI Annual Conference
Engage. Inspire. Lead.


In light of the latest COVID-19 development and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) has cancelled its Annual Conference, scheduled for September 29-30 in Long Beach and November 15-16 in Napa.