Initiatives/Campaigns

Sep 13, 2018
(A) GPO or other Estimated Acquisition Costs Minus   - (B) Actual 340B Acquisition Costs Plus   + (C) Benefit from Contract Pharmacy Arrangement Equals   = (D) Estimated Savings of…
Sep 13, 2018
[HOSPITAL NAME, LOCATION] THE HOSPITAL: [Provide a brief description of your hospital. This is an opportunity to describe your hospital’s mission and the community served. Describe any challenges you face in serving your community. You also could consider including some financial metrics such…
Sep 13, 2018
In its more than 25-year history, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has been critical in helping hospitals expand access to lifesaving prescription drugs and comprehensive health care services in vulnerable communities across the country, including to low-income and uninsured individuals. 340B…
Sep 12, 2018
Sign the Commitmentthis is an external link For more than 25 years, the 340B program has been critical in helping hospitals expand access to lifesaving prescription drugs and comprehensive health care services in vulnerable communities across the country, including to low-income and uninsured…
Dec 12, 2017
Our communities must work together to combat all forms of violence, now viewed as one of the major public health and safety issues throughout the country. Community action programs such as those being undertaken by our nation's hospitals and health systems (alone and with others) are needed…
Nov 17, 2017
Health care coverage is an essential component of achieving the AHA's vision of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. Many individuals are eligible for coverage through their employer or through a public program such as Medicaid or Medicare. Others can…
Mar 9, 2017
Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) will be March 11-17, 2018. Once again, this celebration is sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), which began working together with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) last year. This year’s PSAW focuses on safety culture and…
Jan 19, 2016
In 2015, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation funded HRET to strengthen care transitions by creating Huddle for Care, a website designed to foster sharing and learning between individuals in the care transitions field. The website features stories and effective tools related to care transition topics. The website's discussion forum is a great opportunity to express opinions, share ideas and receive feedback from transitional care program implementers and other website members. The project aims to build a care transitions community within and beyond local areas as well as nurture mutual…
In 2015, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation funded HRET to strengthen care transitions by creating Huddle for Care, a website designed to foster sharing and learning between individuals in the care transitions field. The website features stories and effective tools related to care transition…
Aug 12, 2015
In early 2011, AHA members, committees, regional policy boards and staff discussed and crafted a mandatory influenza vaccination policy, which was then approved by the board of directors:
In early 2011, AHA members, committees, regional policy boards and staff discussed and crafted a mandatory influenza vaccination policy, which was then approved by the board of directors: America's hospitals are committed to protecting the health and well-being of patients and staff. Evidence has…
May 22, 2014
Approximately 11,000 fatal patient falls occur in U.S. hospitals annually, but hospitals using new measurement systems and solutions from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Preventing Falls with Injury project were able to reduce the number of patients injured in a fall by 62 percent and the number of patients falling by 35 percent.
Approximately 11,000 fatal patient falls occur in U.S. hospitals annually, but hospitals using new measurement systems and solutions from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Preventing Falls with Injury project were able to reduce the number of patients injured in a fall by 62…