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    This guide presents a model for engaging patients, their families and community members at each step of the CHNA process. Learn More

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    HRET Selects Linda Burnes Bolton as 2016 TRUST Award Recipient. Learn more

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  • Engaging Patients and Communities in the Community Health Needs Assessment Process

    The Association for Community Health Improvement and the Health Research & Educational Trust, with support from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, this HPOE guide presents a model for engaging patients, their families and community members at each step of the CHNA process.

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  • Improving the Patient Experience Through the Health Care Physical Environment

    This HPOE guide, a collaboration with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, explores ways hospital and health system leaders can use the physical environment to improve the patient experience. The guide describes a "people, process, place" model that will help hospital and health system leaders identify people-centered ways to improve the patient experience of care.

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  • HRET 2015 Making an Impact

    Making an Impact 2015 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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  • HRET Appoints Three New Board Members

    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.

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  • HRET Selects Linda Burnes Bolton as 2016 TRUST Award Recipient

    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.

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  • Registration opened for the 2016 AHRQ TeamSTEPPS two-day Master Training Course

    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 with questions or.

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