To truly transform care, hospitals and care systems must effectively engage patients and their families. This guide presents a framework for one powerful way to engage patients – as advisors on quality and patient safety initiatives. It was developed to help hospitals and care systems build and sustain partnerships with patient and family advisors, specifically to improve quality and safety. Health care leaders have an opportunity to use the insights and expertise of patient and family advisors to accelerate the pace of transformation in pursuit of the Triple Aim—better care, better health and lower cost. This guide presents how-to steps to get started.
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
AHA's comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’fiscal year 2020 proposed rule on the SNF prospective payment system.