Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN)


NMHA is New Mexico’s only recipient of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Partnership for Patients (PfP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) grant.

HIIN aims to continue the advancement of innovative patient-safety practices that prevented an estimated 92,000 patient harms and saved $988 million, nationwide, between 2011 and 2014. In New Mexico, NMHA HIIN will provide 36 participating hospitals with technical assistance; training; one on one support; and collaborative coaching.

This two-year contract builds on the past success and partnership with with the American Hospital Association (AHA) Health Research and Education Trust (HRET) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) program/s.


HIIN Flyer (pdf) - Why your hospital should participate and what your hospital will receive by joining HIIN
The Value of HIIN (pdf) - By joining the HRET HIIN you will become part of the largest national network of hospitals working together to improve quality.
Sign up for HIIN (pdf) - Join the NMHA/HRET HIIN, the new CMS Partnership for Patients Initiative
Hospital Needs Assessment (pdf) - Information collected in this initial assessment will be used to refine our program by identifying areas of success and those requiring additional resources. No hospital specific information will be shared outside of the national program team or beyond state partner associations.
Encyclopedia of Measures (EOM) (pdf) - Program Core Evaluation Measures and Additional Required Measures
HRET Comprehensive Data System - Login to the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) Comprehensive Data System website, where program participants securely submit project data. Contact Lydia Caba for your USER ID and Password.
Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) (pdf) - Purpose and Intention of the Five PFE Metrics for Partnership for Patients.
OSHA Forms (pdf) - Forms for recording work-related injuries and illness.
OSHA Facts About Hospital Worker Safety (pdf) - Booklet first published in 2013.