Eliminating unnecessary medical tests and procedures can be as important in delivering high-quality care as providing the right interventions. On this AHA Advancing Health Podcast, we speak with Pamela Johnson, vice chair of quality safety and value for the department of radiology at John Hopkins Health, who discusses how one major health system is taking a hard look at its treatment protocols, thereby improving quality outcomes and decreasing health care costs.
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient…
AHA applauds the House Ways and Means Committee for considering legislation to improve the quality of and access to critical services for Medicare…
The White House June 24 released an executive order on “improving price and quality transparency in American health care.” The executive order focu
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
AHA comments on the LTCH provisions in the Centers for Medicare…
Northwestern Medicine — Chicago, Ill. Using the EHR to Drive Value