Patient-Centered Care

Mar 6, 2021
Two external forces are buffeting hospitals and health systems across the country.
Mar 2, 2021
In this episode, Marcus Osborne, senior vice president at Walmart, talks about consumerism in health care.
Feb 11, 2021
Although “compassion tech” does not yet define a particular category of innovations, it follows the natural evolution of health care technology. While e-health was popularized by the digitization of health care through electronic medical records, we now use “digital health” to refer to a wide range…
Jan 28, 2021
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Jul 23, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are redesigning their delivery systems to bring improved outcomes at lower cost. In this podcast, AHA’s Julia Resnick explores with University of Tennessee Medical Center leaders an approach that concentrates on developing disease specific, patient-centric plans.
Jan 28, 2020
As a follow-up to our report last week on the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, recently shared key takeaways from presentations by providers, technology firms, payers and others.
Nov 25, 2019
In a three-year study of Medicare data from hospitals in Texas, patients receiving care from hospitalists whose schedules permitted continuity of care had lower mortality, readmissions and costs 30 days after discharge and were more likely to be discharged directly home.
Sep 16, 2019
As health care in our nation transforms, one thing remains constant for America’s hospitals and health systems: our unwavering commitment to providing safe, high-quality, patient-centric care.
Aug 19, 2019
When invited to play a larger role in their own care, many patients welcome the chance — and results show that patient engagement, in turn, improves outcomes.