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    Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) guides have gone digital and mobile!
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    AHA/HRET Quality and Safety Roadmap
    Hospitals featured in the AHA/HRET Quality and Safety Roadmap meeting worked hard to reduce harm across the board and build cultures of safety. Listen to hospital leaders discuss their innovations and read more about their successes. Learn more.

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    This guide builds upon prior American Hospital Association reports that outlined a road map for hospitals and care systems to use as they transition to the second curve of population health. Though the rate and extent to which hospitals and care systems engage in population health may vary, a significant shift toward population health is anticipated in the next three to five years. Learn more.

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    This guide explains the value of integrating physical and behavioral health services, the importance of measuring integration efforts and strategic questions to assist leaders.Learn more

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    HRET Selects Nancy Schlichting as 2014 TRUST Award Recipient

    Nancy Schlichting, chief executive officer of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit was noted for her commitment to create tremendous clinical excellence, an extraordinary patient experience and a great environment for all health care professionals. Learn more.

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    Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence Fellowship Programs

    Applications for the Health Care Transformation Fellowship are due May 1, 2014.  AHA-NPSF Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship applications are due April 1, 2014.

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  • The Second Curve of Population Health

    This guide builds upon prior American Hospital Association reports that outlined a road map for hospitals and care systems to use as they transition to the second curve of population health. Though the rate and extent to which hospitals and care systems engage in population health may vary, a significant shift toward population health is anticipated in the next three to five years. The tactics described in this guide provide a framework for initiatives that hospitals and care systems could pursue to develop an institutional infrastructure that supports population health.

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  • Integrating Behavioral Health Across the Continuum of Care

    Integrating behavioral health and physical health services across all care settings and in the community moves an organization toward a seamless system of care that offers patients the services they need, when they need them. This Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence guide explains the value of integrating physical and behavioral health services, the importance of measuring integration efforts and strategic questions to assist leaders.

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  • Your Hospital's Path to the Second Curve: Integration and Transformation

    Environmental pressures are driving hospitals and care systems toward greater clinical integration, more financial risk and increased accountability. This AHA Committee on Research report outlines strategies to help hospitals and care systems accelerate organizational transformation as they move from volume- to value-based systems and business models. The report also provides guiding questions and a comprehensive assessment that may lead health care organizations toward a customized path or series of paths for transformation.

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  • Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality (SLHQ)

    The American Hospital Association is launching a new forum dedicated to improving quality and patient safety in health care facilities across the nation – the Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality (SLHQ). SLHQ members have access to cutting edge research and education, innovative professional development activities and a robust peer-to-peer learning network. The forum engages both leaders and front-line caregivers engaged in quality improvement and patient safety activities. SLHQ is staffed by HRET and provides a platform for spreading and sustaining HRET’s numerous performance improvement initiatives.

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  • AHA's Equity of Care Award

    Presented annually to hospitals or care systems that are noteworthy leaders and examples to the field in the area of equitable care. Honorees demonstrate a high level of success in reducing health care disparities and promote diversity in leadership and staff within their organization.

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  • HRET: Making an Impact 2013

    Highlights HRET’s work to lead and support the implementation and spread of best practices that improve the quality and safety of health care. We work in partnership with the AHA, its affiliates, national stakeholders, allied hospital associations and our funders.

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