AHA letter to CMS expresses concerns that the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Services (HCAHPS) survey questions related to pain management may inadvertently be contributing to the opioid epidemic and about the need to reframe the questions.
Examining the Drivers of Readmissions and Reducing Unnecessary Readmissions for Better Patient Care PDF
This TrendWatch from September 2011 examines recent research on hospital readmissions, including the linkages between readmissions and quality of care, and the…
Introduction According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 1900 only one in eight Americans was of a race other than white.
This assessment inventory is designed to help hospital and health system leaders, trustees, medical staff and employees think about how a hospital, department…
Nicholas Tejeda and Ninfa M. Saunders announce the launch of the AHA's Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Cleveland, OH October 2017
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (Institute), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), today announced its 2018 chair of its board…