Performance improvement

Jan 24, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Jan. 29 Listening Session to gather feedback to improve processes and interactions with Medicare administrative contractors related to operations, technology, business functions, beneficiary quality of care and customer service experience.
Jan 15, 2020
A new thought leadership video series highlights key takeaways to create and sustain a culture of transformational performance improvement at health care organizations, writes Andrew Jager, director, population health, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Jan 14, 2020
Multidisciplinary teams at the University of Tennessee Medical Center used lean methodology to create evidence-based care plans throughout any episode of care, including the ED, outpatient, inpatient, post-acute and home care.
Dec 20, 2019
A report highlighting key findings from STRIVE (States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement) - a national initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aimed at improving infection control practices and strengthening health care-associated infection…
Nov 12, 2019
These leadership videos highlight key elements for performance improvement work in hospitals and health systems: engaging C-suite leaders and board members, collecting and using data, empowering front-line staff, and ensuring performance improvement work is supported and prioritized.
Nov 12, 2019
Effective leadership is important to performance improvement. This video shares best practices and examples of how leaders are supporting, coordinating and prioritizing performance improvement work at their organizations.
Nov 12, 2019
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Data for PI

Nov 12, 2019
Empowering front-line staff in performance improvement efforts is key to moving this work forward. Health care leaders discuss ways to achieve this, including modeling behavior, coaching, providing support and ensuring everyone on the team is moving in the same direction.
Nov 12, 2019
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Nov 8, 2019
The AHA conducted a mixed-methods study to better understand the use and challenges of PI in safety-net hospitals.