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Dec 17, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Hospitals and health systems are improving the patient experience by understanding implicit bias, preparing for sensitive conversations and addressing other factors that impact this part of the value equation.
Dec 11, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Hospitals and health systems are improving health outcomes by tackling disparities in their communities, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Dec 3, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how The Value Initiative has progressed in its first two years and announces its new effort to encourage hospitals and health systems to take their work from paper to action.
Nov 26, 2019 by Priya Bathija
Hospitals and health systems can use data and metrics to guide their strategies on social needs and social determinants, writes Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative.
Nov 19, 2019 by Priya Bathija
Value was mentioned in nearly every conversation I joined.
Nov 12, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Many hospitals and health systems are reducing costs and improving health outcomes by addressing disparities head on, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Aug 22, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discusses manageable ways hospitals and health systems can become consumer-focused.
Jul 2, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how screening for social needs can help hospitals and health systems improve population health and offers tips to make your program more robust.
Jun 4, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how hospitals and health systems are partnering with a range of stakeholders to compare best-practices, learn more about patients and address the social determinants of health, as evidenced during a recent AHA Executive Forum event.
Apr 30, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, writes that, while high-tech innovations are significant, we must not forget about affordable alternatives that are within easy reach. She shares examples of these types of solutions developed by hospitals and health systems.