Advancing health equity is part of Henry Ford Health System's deep-rooted community connections

AHA News

The AHA Class of 2019 profiles the women and men who joined the AHA board this year.

 

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System’s (HFHS) commitment to advancing health equity and fostering diversity is one reason why AHA board member Wright Lassiter III joined the organization as system president in... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tags: population health, Community Connections, equity, culture of safety, governance, leadership

AHA's new quality leader seeks to raise field's quality and safety bar

AHA News

Jay Bhatt, D.O., is excited about leading the AHA’s quality agenda at “an extraordinary time in American health care.”

“We have an opportunity to drastically improve health and health care in America,” says Bhatt, who joins the AHA on Sept. 26. “We can fundamentally reshape delivery, payment, workforce... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality improvement, quality, Hospital Engagement Networks, population health, culture of safety

Hospital star rating system comment deadline approaching

AHA News

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting comments through Sept. 14 on its proposed star rating system for overall hospital-level quality. CMS recently added star ratings for patient experience survey measures to Hospital Compare, and plans to add overall star ratings to the website... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality care, patient safety, culture of safety

Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award

AHA News

The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) received the 2015 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality.

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) was an honorable mention for the 2015 award. The award, given to... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality care, patient safety, awards, culture of safety, fQHC

Pathways to the future

AHA News

“Hospitals are at a crossroads as we move to the future,” says AHA Executive Vice President Rick Pollack in this brief AHA News podcast. “Everybody is trying to determine what the best pathway is to that future, and there are multiple pathways.”

Pollack will become the AHA’s next president and CEO I... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: population health, Community health, Triple Aim, culture of safety, governance

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