Most hospitals collect race, ethnicity and language data, but a smaller percentage use the data in decision making. This infographic outlines why hospital leaders should use REAL data and provides a five-step framework to begin stratification. The detailed framework can be found in the guide, A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Data.
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient…
Advancing Health Podcast
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AHA applauds the House Ways and Means Committee for considering legislation to improve the quality of and access to critical services for Medicare…
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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…