There is a critical need to elevate the discussion around workforce planning and development to e...

February 22nd, 2017
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The next generation of community health will serve as the foundation for total population health....

February 14th, 2017
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The Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals created a guide to help hospitals...

February 2nd, 2017
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In response to a rapidly transforming health care environment, hospitals and health systems acros...

January 19th, 2017
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Hospitals are working to achieve all elements of the Triple Aim by redesigning traditional ways o...

November 16th, 2016
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Hospitals can create a culture of health in their own organization and in the community by develo...

October 12th, 2016
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While much work has been done in the hospital setting, patient falls continue to be a problem. As...

October 4th, 2016
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The AHA's Physician Leadership Forum and Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence initiative have relea...

August 16th, 2016
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Effective and sustainable hospital-community partnerships are critical to building a Culture of H...

August 4th, 2016
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This HPOE guide, developed by Kaufman Hall, provides key considerations in partnering for populat...

July 27th, 2016
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As nonprofit hospitals in the U.S. complete a community health needs assessments (CHNA) process, ...

July 15th, 2016
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This guide features case studies of the 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize winner and finalists. These ex...

June 30th, 2016
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Across the United States, nonprofit hospitals are conducting community health needs assessments, ...

June 9th, 2016
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This AHA report provides a review of the current state for the behavioral health workforce, outli...

June 6th, 2016
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A key component to making patient care safer is to track your data and progress towards improveme...

April 22nd, 2016
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This HPOE guide, a collaboration with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, explores w...

March 31st, 2016
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The new HPOE  guide “Triple Aim Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Care” describes strategie...

February 29th, 2016
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Hospitals and health care systems are striving to achieve the Triple Aim—improving the patient ex...

January 26th, 2016
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The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) developed this compendium to link patient and fami...

January 4th, 2016
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Hospitals strive to achieve the Triple Aim. This collection of case studies features three exampl...

October 28th, 2015
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A new HPOE Guide “Increasing Supplier Diversity in Health Care” provides action steps and case st...

September 30th, 2015
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To support hospitals embarking on their population health journey, the Health Research & Educatio...

August 24th, 2015
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Read about how patient and family engagement practices are related to patient experiences. This s...

July 21st, 2015
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Diversity is becoming a key word in health care. Hospitals and health care systems are focusing o...

July 2nd, 2015
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Health care teams that communicate effectively reduce the potential for human error, resulting in...

June 18th, 2015
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The AHA and the American Medical Association collaborated on this paper to present both physician...

June 3rd, 2015
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HPOE and Leavitt Partners worked in collaboration to detail how accountable care organizations (A...

May 12th, 2015
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 Hospital leaders struggle to provide effective care coordination to vulnerable populations. In 2...

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To truly transform care, hospitals and care systems must effectively engage patients and their fa...

March 26th, 2015
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Hospitals and care systems are uniquely positioned to play an integral role preventing violence i...

March 11th, 2015
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This toolkit is a user-friendly “how-to” guide to help accelerate the elimination of health care ...

January 29th, 2015
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U.S. hospitals aree xploring what it means to be a hospital in a rapidly transforming health care...

January 28th, 2015
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This handy visual aid illustrates the main points from "2013 Diversity and Disparities: A Benchma...

December 4th, 2014
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This guide provides a framework for hospitals and care systems to stratify patient race, ethnicit...

October 28th, 2014
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Hospital-based Strategies for Creating a Culture of Health provides background on the Robert Wood...

October 16th, 2014
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Although rare and difficult to study, wrong-site surgery is a serious risk recognized by health c...

August 29th, 2014
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Equity of Care, in collaboration with the Institute for Diversity in Health Management is featuri...

August 26th, 2014
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Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks for every hospital and its reputation. Wh...

August 15th, 2014
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With the rise in higher-deductible health plans and coinsurance, Americans are paying an increasi...

August 15th, 2014
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The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement st...

July 30th, 2014
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Building off the 2013 HPOE guide on value-based contracting this guide provides additional financ...

June 25th, 2014
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This updated chartpack offers a snapshot of some common strategies used to improve the quality of...

June 17th, 2014
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This guide explains why hospital leaders should explore sustainability strategies for their organ...

May 28th, 2014
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Moving from a volume-based payment model to a value-based payment model requires a new set of man...

April 28th, 2014
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This guide builds upon prior American Hospital Association reports that outline a road map for ho...

March 31st, 2014
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This Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence guide explains the value of integrating physical and beha...

February 27th, 2014
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Generational differences—one factor of diversity—are changing workforce dynamics. Traditionalists...

January 1st, 2014
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This guide is a synopsis of a conversation held at the Association for Healthcare Resource & Mate...

December 17th, 2013
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Results from an Association for Community Health Improvement and American Hospital Association Su...

December 4th, 2013
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This HPOE presentation highlights the business imperative for equity of care.  As the health care...

November 7th, 2013
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As health care leaders implement diverse improvement projects, from reducing hospital-acquired in...

October 25th, 2013
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This guide includes two sections that address collection and use of patient race, ethnicity and l...

August 20th, 2013
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This annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health c...

August 20th, 2013
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This guide describes a three-step action plan from the On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project that helps...

July 18th, 2013
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The nation’s health care system is undergoing dramatic change as the country shifts to a value-ba...

July 16th, 2013
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This resource gives hospital and health system leaders concrete, practical steps grounded on evid...

July 16th, 2013
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The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement st...

July 12th, 2013
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The Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Networks are designed to improve patient care ac...

July 10th, 2013
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Cultural competency in health care describes the ability of systems to provide care to patients w...

June 18th, 2013
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To become an effective population health manager, a hospital must create effective partnerships. ...

June 4th, 2013
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"Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care" expands on four strategies originally identified in...

April 8th, 2013
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The AHA’s framework for health reform, Health for Life, embraces the need to engage patients and ...

February 4th, 2013
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In 2012 the AHA Committee on Research focused on actively engaging health care users to improve o...

January 1st, 2013
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This second report in this series expands and explains all three strategies and focuses on patien...

December 18th, 2012
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A key objective of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's new reimbursement and payment...

November 19th, 2012
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Palliative care specializes in taking care of patients with serious illness and focuses on provid...

November 15th, 2012
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A monograph from the Association of American Medical Colleges, in partnership with the Institute ...

November 9th, 2012
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Authors William F. Jessee, MD and David Rowlee, Ph. D. from Integrated Healthcare Strategies, dis...

November 8th, 2012
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In 1996, as the growth in managed care increased the role for general internists and primary care...

November 1st, 2012
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There has been a growing interest over the past several years in the concept of payment bundling,...

October 1st, 2012
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Hospitals are on a never-ending journey of quality improvement—employing new technologies and tec...

October 1st, 2012
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Authored by Kaufman Hall executives, this guide describes the groundwork and prerequisites requir...

September 1st, 2012
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“End of life care,” “serious illness” or “advanced illness” are some of the terms used to categor...

August 1st, 2012
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PLF hosted a session on achieving team-based health care delivery. David Nash, MD, founding dean ...

August 1st, 2012
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