Quality & Patient Safety

A new issue brief from AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative offers proven strategies and action steps to help hospitals and health systems’ violence mitigation efforts fit into the organization’s culture of safety strategy and lead to better patient outcomes.
In this webinar, AHA Policy staff Shannon Wu, Tammy Love, Stephen Hughes, and Akin Demehin delved into the key provisions outlined in the FY 2025 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule. They explored topics, such as proposals concerning Medicare disproportionate share…
AHA urged leaders of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to give favorable funding consideration in fiscal year 2025 to health care programs shown to improve access to quality health care for patients and communities. 
The Department of Justice May 9 announced the formation of a task force focusing on competition concerns in health care.
Rebuild and restrengthen team collaboration and communication, and hold a shared mental model for teamwork and safety culture using TeamSTEPPS.
Whether you're looking to learn more about TeamSTEPPS, find data to show proof of concept, or access training materials to use in your organization, the AHA Team Training Resource Center has something to help you. Find links to a variety of flyers, videos, citations, slide decks and more!
Each TeamSTEPPS Success Story provides insights into the approaches and goals that shaped the journey, includes information on actions taken and outcomes measured, and shares recommendations for success from diverse TeamSTEPPS perspectives.
TeamSTEPPS aligns with organizational goals for improvement, with its focus on leadership, situation monitoring, mutual support and communication.
Investment in formal and standardized TeamSTEPPS training leads to an environment of respect, trust and accountability among care team members.