Performance Improvement

AHA has deep expertise in driving advancements that lead to safer care.

As hospitals and health systems continue to strive for safer, more reliable, and timely patient- and family-centered care for all patients, the AHA Center for Health Innovation offers the latest topic-specific, evidence-based resources, training programs, and tools. This work builds on the AHA’s longstanding commitment to help health care organizations accelerate performance improvement and enhance the patient experience.

Featured Tools and Resources

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New strategies to advance palliative care

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A national effort to improve infection control practices and strengthen stakeholder relationships.

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The AHA Center for Innovation and the CDC are inviting prequalified hospitals and health systems to participate in a new CDI prevention program starting Fall 2019.

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The AHA Center for Innovation is inviting hospitals and health systems to participate in AHRQ’s initiative to increase use of cardiac rehabilitation.

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Courses, customized coaching, webinars, and a national conference to improve communication and teamwork

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HIIN 2.0

The HIIN contract has ended. Please utilize the resources on patient safety and quality improvement on our AHA Center PI Team page and contact us at with any questions.

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