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Who We Are
The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) is one of the nation's first regional collaboratives of medical, business, and civic leaders organized to address healthcare safety and quality improvements. Since its founding in 1997, PRHI has approached quality improvement as both a social and a business imperative. Its core mission is to show that an unwavering focus on meeting patient needs, and on achieving optimal care outcomes, along with simultaneous dedication to efficiency and zero defects, will create maximum value for the patient and for society.
You Say You Want A (Health Care) Revolution? Create The Health System You Want To Work In
On the Health Affairs blog, PRHI and Jewish Healthcare Foundation President/CEO Karen Feinstein explains how the Health Activist Network empowers professionals to create the health system they want to work in by accelerating health policy and care delivery improvements.
Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $830,000 in New Grants to Create Higher-Quality Healthcare Delivery and Payment Models, Reduce Maternal Mortality
The new grants will further efforts to create healthcare delivery and payment demonstration projects that improve patient care and eliminate avoidable costs, and to enhance maternal health among the Pittsburgh region’s immigrant and refugee population by demonstrating the value of doula community health workers
Read our WINDOW: Best of 2017
The greatest hits of 2017 from the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (PRHI's parent organization), and Health Careers Futures
What We Do

for Patients & Families

We educate, convene, and mobilize stakeholders to meet the changing needs of communities — from adolescents to those at the end of life

for Healthcare Workers

We train, coach, and connect professionals at all career levels to create a safer, higher-performing health system

for Organizations & Systems

We wire organizations for continuous quality improvement amid rapid changes in health delivery, policy, and technology