The Value Initiative

Sep 12, 2018
The Value Initiative: Members in Action: Redesign the Delivery System
Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Boston Home hospital program provides quality care at lower cost In Brigham and Women’s home hospital care program, patients receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes. The program has helped lower costs and readmissions. In addition, patients in…
Sep 5, 2018
*/ AHA’s Value Initiative provides leadership to the health care field on the issues of affordability and value. Our Members in Action series highlights how hospitals and health systems are implementing new value-based strategies to improve health care affordability. These value-based…
Aug 23, 2018
Members in Action: Managing Risk & New Payment Models
Sinai Health System, Chicago Home visits help asthma patients thrive Sinai Health System program uses community health workers to help asthma patients live active lives without frequent visits to the ED.  The Asthma CarePartners program has reduced asthma symptoms in patients and…
Aug 16, 2018
Members in Action: Managing Risk & New Payment Models
Genesis Health System – Davenport, IA Wellness Program Improves Health, Saves Money Genesis Health System’s employee wellness program financially rewards employees and their spouses for meeting biometric targets. Now in its tenth year, the program boasts a 95% participation rate and cumulative…
Aug 13, 2018
December 3 & 4, 2018 Loews Chicago Hotel Please join the American Hospital Association (AHA), expert thought leaders and your executive peers to explore how hospitals and health systems are innovating to enhance value and address new entrants to the health care field. The transition to value-…
Aug 8, 2018
Members in Action: Redesigning the Delivery System
Hartford HealthCare – Connecticut Logistics Center Coordinates Care Among Six Hospitals Hartford HealthCare instituted a centralized logistics center to maximize patient flow among its flagship academic medical center in Hartford and its five other hospitals in Connecticut. Since its launch in…
Jul 25, 2018
The affordability of health care services is one of the biggest concerns facing families, as well as employers and government. However, it is a challenge that hospitals and health systems are tackling head on. Hospitals are making care more affordable in four key ways.
Jul 16, 2018
One patient’s monthly cost for prescription drugs dropped from $1,700 to $200. Another patient with comorbidities, who had been admitted to the hospital 11 times in the last six months of 2016, had zero admissions in 2017. Both patients were part of the Bridge Program at Clinch Valley Medical…
Jun 29, 2018
Please join the American Hospital Association (AHA), expert thought leaders and your executive peers to explore how hospitals and health systems are innovating to enhance value and address new entrants to the health care field. The transition to value-based care, the rise of consumerism and the…
Jun 27, 2018
Members in Action: Improve Quality and Patient Outcomes Ochsner Health System – Jefferson, LA Ochsner Health System is breaking new ground by implementing an early-warning system aided by artificial intelligence (AI) designed to proactively prompt clinicians to intervene in a patient’s care.…