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Indiana Health Care Quality Resource Center

Welcome to the home page for the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) Health Care Quality Resource Center. 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.

Healthcare Quality Improvement Project Center

The IDOH 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:

Health Care Quality Resource Centers

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.

Health Care Facility Information Center

The IDOH 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

Program Advisory Letters

The IDOH 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

  • AC-2021-01-BC Tuberculosis Prevention: Requirement for Birthing Centers
  • AC-2021-01-AB Tuberculosis Prevention: Requirement for Abortion Clinics
  • AC-2021-01-ASC Standing Waiver for Locating Server Storage of EMRs Off-Site
  • AC-2020-02-HOSP COVID-19 National/State Emergency Hospital Blanket Waiver: Patient Rooms
  • AC-2020-01 HOSP COVID-19 National/State Emergency Hospital Blanket Waiver: Conversion of Standard Patient Rooms to Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms
  • AC-2019-01-ASC Standing Waiver for Use of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 2012 Edition
  • AC 2019-01 HOSP Standing Waiver for Use of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 2012 Edition
  • AC-2011-01 ASC Standing Waiver for Electronic Verification of Licensure, CSR Registration and DEA Registration
  • AC-2012-01 HOSP Cardiographic Technicians and Cardiovascular Technologist Scope of Practice
  • AC-2011-01 HOSP Standing Waiver for Electronic Verification of Licensure, CSR Registration and DEA Registration
  • AC-2011-02 HOSP Vein Harvesting by Certified Surgical First Assistants versus Certified Surgical Technologists
  • HAI-2011-01 Healthcare Associated Infections Reporting Rule

Division of Long Term Care

  • LTC-2021-01-SNF/NF Tuberculosis Prevention Requirement for Comprehensive Care Nursing Facilities
  • LTC-2021-01-RES Tuberculosis Prevention Requirement for Residential Care Nursing Facilities
  • LTC-2019-01-SNF/NF Tuberculosis Prevention Requirement for Comprehensive Care Nursing Facilities
  • LTC-2019-01-RES Tuberculosis Prevention Requirement for Residential Care Facilities