Quality & Patient Safety

Oct 12, 2018
Hospitals and health systems have made substantial advances in improving care quality over the past decade and patients have reported more favorable experiences with their hospitals.
Jul 26, 2021
Yale New Haven Health will receive the 2021 AHA Quest for Quality Prize this week at AHA’s annual Leadership Summit for its deep commitment to improving the health of its patients and communities.
Jul 26, 2021
The American Hospital Association announced that Yale New Haven Health, headquartered in New Haven, Conn., has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize. Yuma Regional Medical Center, based in Yuma, Ariz., and Memorial Healthcare System,…
Jul 21, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees today adopted a policy statement on the vaccination of health care workers. The statement supports hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, with local factors and circumstances shaping whether and how…
Jul 21, 2021
The AHA Board of Trustees today approved a policy statement that strongly urges the vaccination of all health care personnel. The AHA also supports hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, with local factors and circumstances shaping whether and how mandatory…
Jul 21, 2021
To protect all patients, communities and personnel from the known and substantial risks of COVID-19, the American Hospital Association (AHA) strongly urges the vaccination of all health care personnel. COVID-19 vaccines protect health care personnel when working both in health care facilities and…
Jul 21, 2021
Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., Darin LaHood, R-Ill., and Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, yesterday reintroduced the Value in Health Care Act, AHA-supported legislation to strengthen Medicare’s value-based payment models and accountable care organizations.
Jul 14, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 13 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule (PFS) payments for calendar year (CY) 2022.
Jun 1, 2021
Anthem and Epic are collaborating to expand bidirectional data exchange. The partnership will integrate Epic’s payer platform into Anthem’s operating system while Anthem will add Epic’s information to its sources.