Apr 17, 2019
AHA Executive Vice President Maryjane Wurth previews AHA’s Team Training Conference, where different interdisciplinary groups from diverse health care settings come together to fundamentally change the future of team-based health care.
Jul 2, 2018
The AHA, in partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine's Choosing Wisely campaign and the Costs of Care organization, is enrolling clinical teams in a 12-month virtual High-Value Care Collaborative.
Apr 19, 2017
Nearly 1,500 hospitals and health systems are participating in the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Eliminate Health Care Disparities. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa, Fla., is among those health care organizations, working to ensure every person in every community…
Apr 12, 2017
April is National Minority Health Month, dedicated to raising awareness about health disparities that continue to affect minority populations–and to accelerating health care equity. Nearly 1,500 hospitals and health systems are participating in the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Eliminate Health…
Dec 12, 2016
All future performance improvement projects will address health care disparities. That's the commitment and goal at Navicent Health, an 800-bed, not-for-profit health system in Macon, Ga. In 2015, the health system initiated several new quality and safety programs to address disparities, including…
Nov 14, 2016
AnMed Health in Anderson, S.C., is working to achieve the three core elements of the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Act. #1: AnMed health collects and uses patient race, ethnicity and language data. #2: AnMed Health provides diversity and cultural competency training during orientation for new…
Jul 19, 2012
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center strives to provide competent, culturally sensitive, high quality care. Through unique community partnerships, the organization seeks to encourage patients to receive diagnostic and preventive services early on.