Care Coordination

Jun 7, 2018
We previously raised concerns about the most recent “The Price Ain’t Right” study by a group of academic economists that attempted to link hospital concentration and price. We went a step further and asked the very experienced team of economists with Charles River Associates to take a…
May 30, 2018
A new AHA issue brief offers a prototype practice model to help hospitals and health systems meet the complex needs of older adults across care settings. The model focuses health systems on knowing and acting on each older adult’s specific health outcome goals and care preferences; using age-…
May 23, 2018
Patients discharged from the hospital and those who care for them would like hospitals to communicate in a supportive, collaborative and purposeful way, anticipate and explain how they will address their needs, and ensure continuity of care, according to a pilot study by Project ACHIEVE. AHA’s…
May 22, 2018
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement today convened a national steering committee, whose members include the AHA, to create a national plan to accelerate patient safety progress across the care continuum. “We’ve seen success in targeted areas, such as reductions in health care-associated…
May 17, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 |1:00:00 PM CDT - 2:00:00 PM CDT |2:00:00 PM EDT - 3:00:00 PM EDT As health care moves beyond clinical walls, technology and innovative practices can be that bridge that brings change and robust care from clinical settings to the community. In this webinar, explore how…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video AHA today presented its Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award to Nicholas Wolter, M.D., retired CEO of Billings (MT) Clinic. The award, which was presented at the AHA’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., recognizes people or organizations that have developed or introduced an…
Mar 9, 2018
Health care is changing…and hospitals and health systems are transforming to meet the evolving needs of our patients and communities. As I wrote this week in the New York Times, communities will always turn to their local hospital in times of disasters, outbreaks and tragedies. Whether it is the…
Mar 6, 2018
As changing clinical roles and technical innovations require care coordination to be approached as a team sport, it’s important to encourage provider accountability, consider the social determinants of health and foster technical innovation, said health care leaders at the inaugural AHA Executive…
Feb 28, 2018
The Veterans Health Administration has launched a new web resource for community care providers as it works to improve the timeliness of payments and customer service. The website features a reference library with provider fact sheets, forms and training, and other provider resources such…