AHA/HRET Guides

Oct 28, 2014
This guide provides a framework for hospitals and care systems to stratify patient race, ethnicity and language data and use them to identify and address health care disparities.
Oct 16, 2014
Hospital-based Strategies for Creating a Culture of Health provides background on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's vision to build a Culture of Health and discusses how hospitals are contributing to community health improvement.
Aug 29, 2014
Although rare and difficult to study, wrong-site surgery is a serious risk recognized by health care organizations.
Aug 26, 2014
Equity of Care, in collaboration with the Institute for Diversity in Health Management is featuring 19 video vignettes of health care leaders sharing their ideas on eliminating health care disparities by increasing the collection of race, ethnic and language preference (REaL) data, increasing…
Aug 15, 2014
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks for every hospital and its reputation. While there are significant benefits for care delivery and organizational efficiency from the expanded use of networked technology, Internet-enabled medical devices and electronic databases for clinical,…
Jul 30, 2014
The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement strategies that will assist in delivering care that is safe, timely, equitable, effective, efficient and patient-centered.
Jun 25, 2014
Building off the 2013 HPOE guide on value-based contracting this guide provides additional financial resources.
Jun 17, 2014
This updated chartpack offers a snapshot of some common strategies used to improve the quality of care that hospitals provide to all patients, regardless of race or ethnicity.
May 28, 2014
This guide explains why hospital leaders should explore sustainability strategies for their organization.
Apr 28, 2014
Moving from a volume-based payment model to a value-based payment model requires a new set of management skills that encourage systems thinking and align clinical and operational resources to improve outcomes and efficiencies. Today's leaders must implement strategies to: