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

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    A new report from the AHA’s 2015 Committees on Research and Performance Improvement identifies seven principles for building a care delivery system to achieve the Triple Aim. Learn More

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  • Care and Payment Models to Achieve the Triple Aim

    A new report from the AHA’s 2015 Committees on Research and Performance Improvement identifies seven principles for building a care delivery system to achieve the Triple Aim – improving the patient experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the per capita cost of health care. The report illustrates how different types of hospitals can use a patient-centered care delivery approach with different payment models, and identifies policy recommendations targeted at stress points that impede the movement from volume- to value-based care.

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  • How Hospitals Can Partner With, Engage Patients and Families to Improve Care

    Patient and family engagement in health care represents a continuum of strategies and interventions that can occur at the bedside, in the boardroom and in the community. Partnering with patients and families has many cascading benefits related to health care quality, patient activation and the elimination of health care disparities.

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  • Patient and Family Engagement Resource Compendium  January 2016

    The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) developed this resource compendium to help link PFE concepts and strategies to available resources. This compendium highlights the array of resources that can support hospital efforts to partner with patients and families and provides some recommendations on how the available resources can be used.

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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 AHRQTeamSTEPPS@aha.org with questions or.

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