Hospitals Take Pledge to Eliminate Health Care Disparities

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To meet the changing needs of their communities, hospitals and health systems are working hard to make sure that every individual receives the highest quality of care. To achieve that goal as our nation becomes increasingly diverse, it is imperative that we redouble our efforts to identify and eliminate... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tags: quality improvement, quality care, quality, diversity, equity, leadership, workforce

Expediting Equity

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“A society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.”  That is the AHA's and every hospital’s vision, but to get there we must make faster progress in addressing the health disparities that exist in many of the populations we serve. To support your efforts to... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: quality improvement, quality care, quality, socioeconomic status, population health, diversity, equity

CMS's Tavenner to step down at end of February

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After five years at CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner today told staff she will leave the agency at the end of February. Andy Slavitt, currently principal deputy administrator, will become acting administrator, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage
Tags: quality improvement, Coverage

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