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

South Dallas center hailed as new model of care for fighting diabetes

AHA News

Diabetes has long been health care enemy number one in the South Dallas neighborhood of Frazier, where 60% of residents are unemployed and 33% live below the poverty level. State health statistics reported in 2010 that Frazier residents were nearly three times more likely to die of diabetes than anywhere... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: population health, Community health, Community Connections, Redefining the H, awards, care coordination

Going for the Gold

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Olympic athletes have natural talent, dedication and drive – and every four years their skills are on display for all the world to see. Every day, Olympic-sized talent, dedication and drive are on display at hospitals across America. We celebrated our hospital Olympians for their inspiring work at our... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tag: awards

2016 AHA award winners honored at Leadership Summit

AHA News

The 2016 Health Forum and AHA Leadership Summit, held July 17-19 in San Diego, brought together health care leaders to discuss ways to transform the delivery system for better quality and value; improve alignment between providers, physicians and payers; and achieve greater clinical integration. The... read more

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

Putting patients first earns Cleveland Clinic the AHA Equity of Care Award

AHA News

Cleveland Clinic’s mantra is “patients first,” says Brian Donley, M.D., the health system’s chief of staff. And he says his organization can’t put patients first unless it “understands the needs of our patients and the barriers to getting them the care that they need.”

In Cleveland Clinic’s case, that... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: diversity, equity, awards

URMC's blood pressure advocates improving the community's health

AHA News

By Shellie Byrum

 

People from all walks of life are coming together in Rochester, N.Y., to help their neighbors improve their blood pressure and overall health.

Blood PressureThrough an initial partnership between the Finger Lakes Health System Agency, the Rochester Business Alliance (Rochester’s local chamber of... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: Community health, Community Connections, awards

Medicare Rights Center honors AHA leadership

AHA News Now

The Medicare Rights Center last night honored Rick Pollack, AHA president and CEO, and Nora Super, executive director of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, at its annual awards dinner celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare. “Rick’s effective advocacy on behalf of hospitals and the broader... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: Medicare, awards

2015 AHA award winners honored at Leadership Summit

AHA News

The 2015 Health Forum and AHA Leadership Summit, held July 23-25 in San Francisco, brought together health care leaders to discuss ways to transform the delivery system for better quality and value; improve alignment between providers, physicians and payers; and achieve greater clinical integration. The... read more

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

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