The Value Initiative

Mar 18, 2020
In this podcast, Priya Bathija, vice president of The Value Initiative at the AHA, and Dr. Bob Pendleton, Chief Medical Quality Officer of University of Utah Healthcare discuss the importance of value in today’s times, in addition to ways providers can remove barriers and build a sustainable…
Mar 9, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are working to address their patients’ social needs and the broader social determinants of health in the communities they serve. This includes societal and environmental conditions such as food, housing, transportation, education, violence, social support, health…
Mar 6, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are using telehealth services to connect patients to care and health professionals to each other in ways that improve value for patients, communities and regions, according to a new issue brief by AHA’s the Value Initiative.
Mar 4, 2020
This issue brief examines how hospitals and health systems are utilizing telehealth to improve patient outcomes and the patient experience, and reduce cost.
Feb 27, 2020
Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Minn. OB Nest Redesigns Prenatal Care for Low-risk Pregnancies Mayo Clinic developed the OB Nest program to optimize prenatal care for low-risk expectant mothers and transform care from a medicalized model to an innovative wellness model. Patients enrolled in the program…
Feb 24, 2020
One of our field’s greatest strengths is not only our ability to innovate, but also our willingness to share our efforts so we can learn from each other to advance patient health.
Feb 14, 2020
The 2020 Industry Pulse Report from Change Healthcare, a technology company that provides data and analytics solutions to improve clinical and financial outcomes, found payers were far more likely than providers to have migrated to value-based care strategies. The survey drew from a sample of 445…
Feb 5, 2020
AHA's The Value Initiative has released a summary of 19 hospital and health system strategies to improve health care affordability, spotlighted in its Members in Action series last year