Magazine & Journal Articles

Mar 4, 2020
Laura Castellanos, associate director at the American Hospital Association, discusses how to develop a human trafficking victim identification and response program.
Apr 16, 2018
A number of studies – many paid for and supported by the pharmaceutical industry – have come out in recent years examining the 340B drug savings program. The AHA has responded to a number of these studies attempting to set the record straight on the 340B program.
Jul 1, 2015
View the accompanying video from IHI See more resources on achieving the Triple Aim:
Jun 10, 2014
The May 2014 edition of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved highlights linguistically identified populations and heath care settings. The articles include:
Apr 16, 2014
There is a need for greater understanding of the factors that lead to improved process quality and patient safety outcomes in hospitals. This research models shows how transformational leadership, safety climate and continuous quality improvement initiatives are related to objective quality and…
Apr 9, 2014
This article found that county characteristics are independently associated with higher hospital readmission rates, the strongest being measures of access to care. HSR reports that after accounting for patient-risk factors and community socioeconomic factors, as well as accounting for hospital…
Apr 1, 2014
The April issue of Health Services Research journal is now available. Covering topics in variations, quality and cost of care, the issue includes articles on geographic and racial disparities in breast cancer outcomes, electronic health records use to develop measurements for care processes and…
Mar 17, 2014
A special issue of Health Services Research on “Health Information Technology” is now available.
Feb 26, 2014
This viewpoint article examines the barriers to improving health outcomes, eliminating disparities in health care and functioning within a sustainable budget. These barriers include stakeholder interests that may not be aligned with investments in population health, barriers to information transfer…
Sep 1, 2013
This article explores how geographic health information systems can be used to improve the health of populations. Durham, North Carolina is highlighted as a case where GIS was used to link the health system with socioeconomic and environmental data.