The Hospital Quality Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the management of patients in the hospital and across transitions of care.

Board of Directors

  • George W. Christy, MD, FACC, FSCAI
    University of Illinois at Chicago Heart and Vascular Institute
  • John Fanikos, RPh, MBA
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Charles V. Pollack, Jr., MA, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FCPP
    Hospital Quality Foundation
  • Sandra Sieck, RN, MBA
    Sieck HealthCare Consulting
  • Nancy Skinner, RN-BC, CCM
    Riverside HealthCare Consulting
    Case Management Society of America
  • David A. Talan, MD, FACEP, FIDSA
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • Franklin A. Michota, MD, FACP, FHM (1967-2015)
    Cleveland Clinic

Welcome to the Hospital Quality Foundation website

As a leading source of professional education and a respected voice in the ongoing movement to improve hospital care and transitions out of the hospital, it is the mission of the HQF to provide insight, information, and guidance to hospital-based clinicians. We have created a group of resources that includes CE programs, white papers, pharmacoeconomic analyses, clinical tools, interactive case studies, and thoughtful analyses of best practice approaches written by leaders in hospital and emergency medicine. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we hope that you will find the HQF offerings to be of benefit both to you in your practice, and ultimately, to your patients.

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Charles Pollack, MA, MD, Founding Board Member