Care Coordination

Aug 8, 2018
Members in Action: Redesigning the Delivery System
Hartford HealthCare – Connecticut Logistics Center Coordinates Care Among Six Hospitals Hartford HealthCare instituted a centralized logistics center to maximize patient flow among its flagship academic medical center in Hartford and its five other hospitals in Connecticut. Since its launch in…
Jul 25, 2018
In an effort to make care more accessible to its changing community, Washington, D.C.-based Providence Health System will transition out of acute care services by the end of 2018 and will instead offer care coordination, telehealth services and virtual care, primary and urgent care, home care,…
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…