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Welcome to the home page for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Health Care Quality Resource Center. The Indiana Health Care Quality Resource Center was developed by the ISDH and first published on the ISDH Web site in July 2009. The Center is intended to provide resources and information to assist health care facilities in providing quality health care. The information may also be educational to patients and families who wish to learn more about care issues.
The Indiana Health Care Quality Resource Center is designed around health care topics. Each Resource or Information Center provides tools, education and training resources, related regulations, and additional resources.
The purpose of this brochure is to inform you of ways that you can direct your medical care and treatment in the event that you are unable to communicate for yourself. This brochure covers:
• What is an advance directive?
• Are advance directives required?
• What happens if you do not have an advance directive?
• What are the different types of advance directives?
El propósito de este folleto es informarle sobre cómo puede administrar sus cuidados y tratamientos médicos en caso de que ya no esté en capacidad de comunicarse por sus propios medios. Este folleto cubre:
• ¿Qué son las instrucciones previas?
• ¿Son indispensables las instrucciones previas?
• ¿Qué sucede si usted no cuenta con instrucciones previas?
• ¿Cuáles son los diferentes tipos de instrucciones previas?
Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention Educational Modules
Preventing Pressure Ulcer Education Modules
The Health Care Quality Resource Centers are intended to provide tools and resources about a health care topic that may be used by health care facilities in quality improvement projects. The following are Health Care Quality Resource Centers currently available. To view a Resource Center, select the topic.
The ISDH develops healthcare quality improvement projects as part of its Long Term Care Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Program. The following are web pages for quality improvement projects developed through the CMP Program:
The ISDH serves as the health care facility licensing and certification agency. The Health Care Facility Information Centers are intended to provide information about regulatory requirements. The following are Health Care Facility Information Centers currently available:
Division of Long Term Care
The ISDH periodically issues Program Advisories to provide information to health care facilities about program policies and procedures concerning the licensing of health care facilities. The following are current Program Advisory Letters.
Division of Acute Care Advisory Letters
Page Updated: April 14, 2015