The MHA Keystone PSO was re-certified in spring 2015, after an AHRQ-approved merger between the MHA Keystone Center and the MHA PSO.
The MHA Keystone Center Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0 if formed. In 2015, the MHA Keystone Center cecame one of 17 organizations contracted as a HEN, as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) national Partnership for Patients campaign. Partnering with the Illinois Health & Hospital Association (IHA) under HEN 2.0, MHA-IHA launched a joint quality improvement program uniting quality improvement strengths of two statewide hospital associations, to guide participating members through a variety of best practices, resources and collaboratives to reduce hospital-acquired conditions by 40% and preventable readmissions by 20% over the course of a year.
The MHA Keystone Center became the second U.S. state to partner with Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare on a state high reliability initiative.