Quality & Patient Safety

For the 61 million people who live in rural America, their local hospital provides essential services and programs to advance their health and the health of their communities.
Dive into the goals and objectives discussed by key speakers Chris DeRienzo, M.D., Akin Demehin and Marie Cleary-Fishman.
The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2024 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a five-part webinar series on its Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements, which offer guidance to help clinicians, hospitals and health systems implement, monitor and optimize their sepsis programs and outcomes. Produced in collaboration…
In this webinar, we will explore human-centered design tools and methods that will help you understand your colleagues’ perspectives and create a clear sense of purpose for your team initiatives and projects. This will be a great session for anyone who wants to improve their strategic planning and…
Recognizing that TeamSTEPPS does not have a one-size-fits-all approach, we invite you to delve into the compelling narratives of three hospitals, each at a different stage in their TeamSTEPPS implementation. Witness the evolution from a pivotal six-month milestone in a specific unit to the…
AHA Team Training's in-person TeamSTEPPS Master Training course will teach participants all the TeamSTEPPS tools and principles - what they are, how to use them, and how to take them back to your organization.
December 1, 2023The Honorable Robert M. Califf, M.D.CommissionerU.S. Food and Drug Administration10903 New Hampshire Ave.Silver Spring, MD 20993Re: Docket No. FDA-2023-N-2177: Medical Devices: Laboratory Developed Tests Proposed Rule (Vol. 88, No. 190), October 3, 2023.Dear Commissioner Califf:
To support and advance those efforts, the AHA recently launched a new Patient Safety Initiative that seeks to energize all the work already underway and reaffirm hospital and health system leadership and commitment to patient safety.
In this conversation, Natalie Correll-Yoder, critical care clinical nurse specialist with NorthBay Health, and Nikki Rasmussen, senior clinical account manager with Spacelabs Healthcare, discuss one such predictive analytics tool, the Rothman Index, and how it made a huge impact for NorthBay Health…