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How hospitals are helping homeless individuals

Jan 7, 2020
AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O. recently was featured on a Fox News story on hospitals in Denver and Chicago are investing in real estate and moving individuals directly from hospital emergency rooms into stable housing with intensive case management. See the story and more on AHA’s efforts to advance health.
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How equity impacts the patient experience

Dec 17, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are improving the patient experience by understanding implicit bias, preparing for sensitive conversations and addressing other factors that impact this part of the value equation.
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Chairman’s File: A Great Opportunity to Advance Health in America 

Dec 16, 2019
For more than two centuries, our nation’s hospitals and health systems have faithfully provided our citizens with the best possible care. With courage, tremendous skill and compassion, America’s caregivers work tirelessly to heal, comfort, alleviate pain and save lives.
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Perspective: Protecting patients from surprise billing requires the right prescription

Dec 13, 2019
It’s critical that you tell your senators and representative to end surprise billing once and for all in a deliberative way that protects patients and ensures access to care.
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Hospitals offering housing for improved patient care

Dec 12, 2019
Hospitals and health systems investing in housing helps control costs while also ensuring that discharged patients have a safe and clean place to sleep each night, writes Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer.
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How health equity impacts outcomes

Dec 11, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are improving health outcomes by tackling disparities in their communities, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
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Improving health for mothers and babies

Dec 10, 2019
Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer and CEO of its American Organization for Nursing Leadership, spotlights hospital and health system efforts to improve outcomes for mothers and babies and previews AHA’s Executive Forum on accelerating the momentum.
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Addressing social needs and social determinants of health — what comes next?

Nov 26, 2019
Hospitals and health systems can use data and metrics to guide their strategies on social needs and social determinants, writes Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative.
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Five takeaways on value from HLTH conference

Nov 19, 2019
Value was mentioned in nearly every conversation I joined.
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Chairman’s File: Saluting hospital efforts to improve community health

Oct 21, 2019
As we seek innovative ways to improve the health of our communities, it is more important than ever for hospitals and health systems to partner with others.