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  • The Patient and Family Engagement Collaborative which included a partnership with the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC), a nationally recognized expert organization, to assist hospitals in establishing a patient and family advisory program.
  • The Hospital Transformation Performance Program (HTPP), approved by the Oregon Legislature in 2013, to help hospitals meet their quality improvement goals by providing resources and technical assistance for process improvement.
  • Partnership for Patients initiative, a nationwide public-private collaboration that began in 2011 to reduce preventable hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent and 30-day readmissions by 20 percent. Oregon participated in the second round of Hospital Engagement Networks to continue working to improve patient care in the hospital setting. 
  • In 2013 and 2014, Oregon hospital staff from across the state received Yellow, Green and Black Belt certification in Lean, after completing training programs by Purdue Healthcare Advisors.. 
  • The OAHHS Hand Hygiene Project began in 2007 with nine hospitals in a pilot program and eventually included 15 hospitals. The scope of the project was based on both patients and caregivers as collaborative partners in preventing health care acquired infections (HAI).