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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.

Apply for the Jonas Salk Health Activist Fellowship Today
The Jonas Salk Health Activist Fellowship is an incubator for emerging health activists who want to move from making noise to identifying strategies and tactics for sustainable change. Selected Fellows will form action groups, develop skills to shape winning strategies, and prepare to advocate effectively around the health issue about which they are passionate. To learn more and apply, click here

Read our July 2018 WINDOW
A roundup of news, events, milestones, and publications. In this issue, we show how participants in our Patient Safety Fellowship are exploring the DNA of healthcare organizations that are wired for excellence. We also announce a new grant received to establish the Maternal Coalition and Action Network, which is designed to support excellent maternal and child health outcomes across Pennsylvania.

Amazon, Please Deliver Health Care Prime
In an open letter to Amazon, JHF and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative President/CEO Karen Feinstein shares her vision for 'Health Care Prime'-a healthcare system that is timely, high-quality, customized, affordable, and convenient.
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