Case Studies

Mar 3, 2021
In 2015, Kearny launched the Pioneer Baby program in partnership with KU School of Medicine-Wichita to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes by reducing pregnancy complications, premature births, low- or extremely high-birth weight, and cesarean sections while increasing breastfeeding rates.
Feb 16, 2021
The telehealth program at a small Texas hospital serves as one example of how trustees who closely interacted with administrators helped to lead the hospital’s timely use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. At Yoakum Community Hospital, a 23- bed critical access hospital, leaders shared…
Feb 12, 2021
As the COVID-19 outbreak evolves, AHA has captured the following inspirational stories and lessons learned of how rural hospitals and health systems are working to increase access points, deliver care, improve safety and meet the needs of the residents of their communities. These form a growing…
Feb 9, 2021
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, Calif. Age-friendly Health Care Improves Value for Older Adults with Fractures
Jan 26, 2021
Because of their existing Hospitalization at Home program, Mount Sinai was able to quickly start a new program, Completing Hospitalization at Home, to focus on non-COVID-19 patients and expanded to include low- to medium-acuity COVID-19 patients once adequate personal protective equipment was…
Jan 26, 2021
Presbyterian Healthcare Services found that treating patients at home helps prevent the onset of delirium, reduces fall risk, reduces the risk of infection and allows for increased mobility.
Jan 12, 2021
When patients from specific neighborhoods come to NewYork-Presbyterian for medical care, they are now screened for social determinants of health and linked to community resources to support their return to health and wellness.
Dec 31, 2020
Six years after Banner Health created its Healthy Together Care Partnership, the HTCP team joined the American Hospital Association’s Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community and began its journey to embed age-friendly care into practice. As a result, patient and provider satisfaction scores…
Dec 21, 2020
CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, an academic medical center in Omaha, Neb., partnered to design and build University Clinic, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for inter-professional health sciences education, research and…
Dec 16, 2020
By expanding communication with patients and families throughout the continuum of care, Children’s Wisconsin sees a higher engagement of family caregivers in their children’s health, leading to fewer visits to the ED and a decrease in avoidable readmissions.