Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Trains Physician Leaders through CMU Course

This summer, the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI)'s Jennifer Condel, Manager of Lean Healthcare Strategy and Implementation, and Bruce Block MD, Health Care Consultant, are providing training in Healthcare Quality Improveme...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Supports Jewish Community Center Overnight Camp Reopening

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) has provided coaching support to the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh (JCC) as they plan to reopen their Emma Kaufmann overnight camp in Morgantown, WV this summer. PRHI Manager, Le...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Register for a va...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 30, 2021) – The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips 1.COVID-19 vaccines are s...
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Looking Back on Patient Safety Efforts with Naida Reed

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative's work with Naida Reed, author of The Pittsburgh Way to Efficient Healthcare: Improving Patient Care Using Toyota Based Methods. As the Full Court Press ...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Presents at NRHI Event

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) presented at the NRHI R.E.A.L. Solutions event on October 27. Manager of Lean Healthcare Strategy and Implementation Jennifer Condel, SCT(ASCP)MT and Practice Transformation Specialist C...
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Students Spend Safe Days at the JCC with PRHI-Supported Program

On September 1, the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh launched their new program, All Day at the J, to support students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The full-day program is an extension of their childcare programs and...
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JCC Program Supports Students During Pandemic

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) is hosting a program, called All Day at the J, to support families during the pandemic. The full-day program is an extension of their childcare programs and will provide students ...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Completes Integrated Behavioral Health Care Contract

In July, the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) concluded their six-month Perfecting Patient Care contract with Cornerstone Care, a non-profit network of Federally Qualified Community Health Centers serving Southwestern Penns...
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Jewish Community Center Reopens with Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Guidance

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) was proud to partner with the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) to safely reopen the JCC's on-site programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. The JCC reopened their earl...
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PRHI Shares its Approach to Policy with the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement

On May 26, Robert Ferguson, Chief Policy Office, and Karen Wolk Feinstein, President and CEO, presented Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative's (PRHI) policy tactics with other regional health improvement collaboratives in the Network ...
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Remembering Paul O’Neill: Patient Safety Loses One of its Revolutionaries

By Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD Many obituaries have commemorated the exceptional life of an unusual leader, Paul O'Neill. The listings of his positions and accomplishments, however, hardly capture the aura of a man who changed the way we...
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PRHI concludes five-year Quality Innovation Network contract

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative has concluded its five-year Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization subcontract with Quality Insights, successfully engaging 8,480 participants across five states in quality...
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PRHI Shares Quality Improvement Model for I/DD Groups at Summit

Value-based reimbursement is creating challenges in developmental and behavioral health just as it has for physical health care providers. Intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/ DD) organizations are looking to make a smooth t...
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Indiana University Renames Graduate School for Paul O'Neill, PRHI Co-Founder

Paul O'Neill, co-founder of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, has made a major gift to Indiana University, the educational institution he calls "instrumental in preparing me for all that followed" and for instilling "intellect...
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