AHA issues resource for engaging hospital volunteers to support the Triple Aim

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The AHA and its Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals today released a guide to help hospitals and health systems develop strategic volunteer services to support the Triple Aim of improving the patient experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the per... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tag: Triple Aim

New Report: Creating a Care Delivery System to Achieve the Triple Aim

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Hospitals and health care systems are striving to achieve the Triple Aim—improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations and reducing the cost of health care. To achieve these goals, hospital leaders are designing new care delivery systems. Adoption of these new systems can be... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage
Tags: quality care, patient safety, Triple Aim, access, culture of safety, leadership, patient and family engagement, care coordination

Reminder: Monday deadline to apply for health care transformation fellowship

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Senior health care leaders may apply through June 1 to participate in the next AHA Health Care Transformation Fellowship, a nine-month program designed to give participants knowledge, tools and connections to transform their health care organizations. Through in-person learning retreats, webinars,... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality improvement, Triple Aim

When Less is Really More

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Hospitals and health systems have a responsibility to encourage appropriate and consistent use of health care resources and give caregivers the tools to better communicate with patients about appropriate use. 

As part of our effort to drive appropriate use of medical resources, the AHA’s Physician... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality improvement, quality care, Triple Aim, preparedness

Where Miracles Happen

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During National Hospital Week, we celebrate the special commitment of each hospital to the community it serves. This year’s theme, “Where Miracles Happen Every Day,” reminds us that we have a special privilege: to help our neighbors achieve, maintain and reclaim their health. Many thanks to the women and... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage, Community Health
Tags: quality care, Triple Aim

Perlin calls for rededication to the "Triple Aim"

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In his investiture address as AHA chairman, Jonathan Perlin, M.D., called for a “rededication to the Triple Aim” of improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction), improving the health of populations and reducing the per capita cost of health care. “We can’t have a... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality improvement, population health, Triple Aim

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