Health care champions

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This week’s AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego gives us the opportunity to honor our hospital and health system champions for their inspiring work.

Bluegrass Care Navigators and the collaboration of Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, Providence TrinityCare Hospice & Trinity Kids... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: awards, members

Programs honored for innovation in palliative, end-of-life care

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Two programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will receive 2017 Circle of Life Awards July 28 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. They are: Bluegrass Care Navigators in Lexington, KY; and Providence Health & Services’ TrinityCare Hospice & TrinityKids Care, Little Company of... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: awards

AHA NOVA Award winners announced

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Five hospital-led partnerships to improve community health will receive AHA NOVA Awards July 29 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The winning programs are: Palmetto Health’s Dental Health Initiative in Columbia, SC; Memorial Healthcare System’s Healthy Youth Transitions in Hollywood, FL.; CHI St.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Community health, awards

ASHE to honor members for dedication to health care physical environment

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The AHA’s American Society for Healthcare Engineering will present its 2017 Crystal Eagle award to Rajendra "Raj" Shah, corporate project and plant manager at Bayonne (NJ) Medical Center, during its 54th Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition Aug. 6-9 in Indianapolis. The award recognizes lifetime... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: awards

Leading the way on equitable care

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Communities are only as strong as the health of their people. The AHA’s work to achieve health equity is central to our vision of a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.

The AHA recently recognized hospitals and health systems that are leaders in... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: population health, equity, access, awards, members

Integrated approach to care seen advancing health equity

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dr-ronald-copelandClose collaboration by physicians, nurses, clinicians and staff across the nation’s largest nonprofit integrated health care system is key to Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente’s success in reducing health care disparities and advancing diversity and inclusion, says Ronald L. Copeland, M.D., Kaiser... read more

Topics: Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tags: population health, equity, awards

Come to the AHA Leadership Summit

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The strategies that are empowering health care leaders to drive the transformation of America’s health care will take center stage July 27-29 at the 25th annual AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.

This year’s meeting will explore opportunities for advancing care coordination and quality and patient... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality improvement, physician issues, value-based purchasing, population health, Community health, awards, leadership, members, care coordination

Reminder: IHF award nominations due July 1

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The International Hospital Federation is accepting nominations through July 1 for its 2017 International Awards, which recognize excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in global health care leadership and management. The awards will be presented during IHF’s World Hospital Congress, Nov. 7-9... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, leadership

AHA announces Equity of Care Award winner, honorees

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Kaiser Permanente of Oakland, CA, will receive the 2017 AHA Equity of Care Award July 27 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and advance diversity and inclusion to support the goals of the National... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: diversity, equity, awards, leadership

Quest for Quality Prize returns to recognize stellar examples in the field

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The AHA Quest for Quality Prize is back, and its sponsors say the new application and prize criteria are better calibrated to the transformation taking place in America’s health care. Oct. 1 (midnight Central Time to be precise) is the deadline for hospitals and health systems to apply for the 2018... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality improvement, quality care, patient safety, awards, culture of safety, leadership, patient and family engagement

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