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The AHA's Physician Leadership Forum and Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence initiative have released a compendium to help hospitals, in partnership with their clinical staff and patients, to closely examine the appropriate use of medical resources for five hospital-based procedures or interventions.Read more
This guide, released by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), focuses on how hospitals and communities can develop and sustain partnership.Read more
The guide was developed by Kaufman Hall, provides key considerations in partnering for population health management, examples of type of partnerships and a process for evaluating these potential partnerships. Additionally, this guide provides a of the characteristics of successful strategic partnerships.Read more
HRET recently elected three new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan.1, 2016. The new members will further HRET’s vision of leveraging research and education to create a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.Read more
Dr. Burnes Bolton is the system chief nurse executive, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Her research, teaching and clinical expertise includes: nursing and patient care outcomes, improving organization performance, quality care and cultural diversity within the health professions. She is co-investigator of the regional Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes research team.Read more
Registration is now open for the 2016 AHRQ TeamSTEPPS two-day master training course, offered from January through April. This course at no charge is available at eight regional training centers across the United States and requires teams of three to attend. To view the full schedule and learn about registration requirements, email AHRQTeamSTEPPS@aha.org with questions or.Read more
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