AHA/HRET Guides

Aug 20, 2013
This guide includes two sections that address collection and use of patient race, ethnicity and language (REAL) data to reduce health care disparities. The first section provides a 4-step approach on how to obtain an accurate and usable REAL data set.
Jul 18, 2013
This guide describes a three-step action plan from the On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project that helps hospitals and care systems achieve and sustain reductions in CAUTI infection rates.
Jul 16, 2013
This resource gives hospital and health system leaders concrete, practical steps grounded on evidence-based research to improve patient and family engagement in their organizations by:
Jul 16, 2013
The nation's health care system is undergoing dramatic change as the country shifts to a value-base business model. The pace of the transition varies by market, but hospitals, care systems and other providers must be proactive.
Jul 12, 2013
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. The collection features each report from the past year's HPOE guides.
Jul 10, 2013
The Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Networks are designed to improve patient care across 10 areas of patient harm through the implementation and dissemination of best practices in clinical quality. This guide includes checklists for 10 areas (click on each area for further HPOE…
Jun 18, 2013
Cultural competency in health care describes the ability of systems to provide care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors, including the tailoring of health care delivery to meet patients' social, cultural and linguistic needs.
Jun 4, 2013
To become an effective population health manager, a hospital must create effective partnerships.
Apr 8, 2013
'Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care' expands on four strategies originally identified in the report, 'Hospitals and Care Systems of the Future.' These strategies were identified as major priorities for hospitals and health care organiza
Jan 9, 2013
In 2010, as an extension of the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health For Life: Better Health. Better Health Care roadmap for improving America's health care system, the AHA's Long-Range Policy Committee (LRPC) focused on the "Wellness" pillar by identifying emerging, successful practices in…