The Value Initiative Issue Brief: Team-based Care Creates Value

To better support patients and their families through an acute or chronic illness, hospitals are adopting team-based models of care that encompass patients’ medical and social needs across the care continuum. Team-based care is a promising, low-tech approach that allows health care workers from varying professional disciplines to provide customized, patient-centered care to manage the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of their patients. This issue brief also highlights AHA Team Training and discusses how hospitals have utilized care teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Related Resources

AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan
Nearly one in five health care workers say they need mental health services due to the pandemic but have yet to seek care because they’re too busy, unable to…
Advancing Health Podcast
Public
SACRED Birth study’s survey tool called a Patient Reported Experience Measure of OBstetric racism©, also known as the PREM-OB Scale, is designed to capture…
Advisory
Public
The Centers for Medicare…
AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan
Advocate Aurora Health recently launched a subsidiary, Advocate Aurora Enterprises, focused on investing in companies that improve the overall health and well-…
AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Scan
With hospital-at-home programs gaining momentum during the pandemic, some of the largest providers in this space are joining forces to push for expanding the…
Letter/Comment
Public
In a letter to Senators Kaine, Young, Reed and Cassidy, AHA expresses support for the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.