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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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    The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement strategies that will assist in delivering care that is safe, timely, equitable, effective, efficient and patient-centered. Hospital executives can find information related to population health, equity of care and value-based contracting. Learn more

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    Building off the 2013 HPOE guide on value-based contracting this guide provides additional financial resources. Hospital executives will find a step-by-step information on the financial planning process and how it can help your organization evaluate the impact of repositioning initiatives as you move toward value-based care and payment. Learn more

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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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  • HPOE: A Compendium of Action Guides 2014

    The compendium is a collection of action-oriented resources that can help design and implement strategies that will assist in delivering care that is safe, timely, equitable, effective, efficient and patient-centered. Hospital executives can find information related to population health, equity of care and value-based contracting.

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  • HEN Program Reports Improvements in Care Benefit More Than 143,000 Patients

    Hospitals have made great progress in their journey to improve the care patients receive, according to new results released today by the American Hospital Association (AHA)/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). Hospital quality improved in areas such as readmissions, early elective deliveries and infections. Over the course of 28 months, more than 143,000 harms have been prevented with associated cost savings over $1.3 billion.

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  • Navigating the Gap Between Volume and Value

    Building off the 2013 HPOE guide on value-based contracting this guide provides additional financial resources. Hospital executives will find a step-by-step information on the financial planning process and how it can help your organization evaluate the impact of repositioning initiatives as you move toward value-based care and payment.

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  • HRET Offers Insights into National Quality Improvement Projects

    A paper, Strengthening National Efforts to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections, notes that national improvement campaigns to reduce health care-associated infections are demonstrating promising results but still need to become more efficient and effective. As part of Advances in the Prevention and Control of HAIs, a report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) authored this paper on key lessons from its national efforts to reduce healthcare-associated infections.

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  • Updated Diversity and Disparities Survey Released

    Institute for Diversity in Health Management (Institute) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) released its findings from its biannual survey “Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals” at its National Leadership and Education Conference in Chicago. The survey highlights that some progress is being made in key areas that can promote equitable care such as the collection and use of demographic data, cultural competency training and the promotion of leadership diversity.

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  • HRET announces Kenneth P. Anderson, D.O., M.S., CPE, as its Chief Operating Officer

    Dr. Anderson will be responsible for the management of day-to-day operations of HRET, assisting in the development and integration of the organizational strategic plan across finance, operations and research for HRET.

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