Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance


Promoting quality and safety in patient care for safe and effective results.
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Improving patient engagement for better community outcomes.
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Strengthening delivery of healthcare services in our communities
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Building strong partnerships for safe healthcare.
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Developing improvement strategies using inventive techniques and leading-edge technologies.
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Leveraging technology for innovation in healthcare.
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  • Quality
  • Engagement
  • Community
  • Partnerships
  • Innovation
  • Technology

Welcome to the MHQA

The Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance (MHQA) is a partnership between Memorial Health System, Southern Illinois University Medicine and Springfield Clinic designed to develop innovative solutions for improving healthcare quality, safety, access and community outcomes.

News and Events

Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation
Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation. read more...
Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association
Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years. read more...
Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance to Host Conference on Patient Safety
Featuring three experts on palliative care, a seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. read more...
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MHQA in the News

AHA honors 22 'stars' of the health care industry
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced its annual awards to several hospitals and other organizations for being "stars" of the health care field for their achievements in quality, community health, palliative care, and more. read more...
A 30/30/30 solution to set quality goals and keep the momentum going
In 2010, the leaders at Memorial Medical Center recognized that health care reform requires an unprecedented focus on outcomes, and to get there its quality and safety culture needed to evolve. read more...
Memorial Medical Center becomes first hospital in Illinois to win national award for quality, safety
Memorial Medical Center received the American Hospital Association’s top national award for quality and safety on Thursday. read more...
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