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


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

When Less is Really More


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


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

Patients Want Coordinated Care


Today’s Wall Street Journal editorial confuses the comfort of the status quo with what consumers really want – care that’s coordinated enough to achieve the triple aim. Coordination doesn’t just happen, it requires teamwork that often works best when everyone is under the same ownership umbrella. 

Why?... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: Triple Aim

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