Hospital Improvement Innovation Network

Preventing harm, saving lives and realizing cost savings

Thanks to the work of the 20 Arizona hospitals across the state that are participating in AzHHA’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), harms are being prevented, lives saved and substantial cost savings realized.

Our goal? To improve the health and well-being of patients, families and communities by implementing safe, evidence-based practices that prevent harm and save lives.

HIIN Focus Topics

  • Person & Family Centered Care

  • Pressure ulcers (PrU)

  • Readmissions

  • Sepsis and septic shock

  • Surgical site infections (SSI)

  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE)

  • Ventilator-associated events (VAE)

  • Worker safety

  • Adverse drug events (ADE)

  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

  • Central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI)

  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff)

  • Equity of Care

  • Injuries from falls and immobility

  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Video Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week

View the video below on Patient Safety Awareness Week, which celebrates and highlights the hospitals and health systems across Arizona for the safe care they give patients every day!