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In response to a rapidly transforming health care environment, hospitals and health systems across the United States are exploring retail-oriented, consumer-focused care strategies. This issue brief provides case studies from five hospitals and health systems that have entered the retail health care field.Read more
Hospitals are working to achieve all elements of the Triple Aim by redesigning traditional ways of delivering care to patients and the community. This collection of case studies features three hospitals and health systems, SCL Health in Denver, Col., CHI Franciscan Health in Tacoma, Wash. and Texas Health Behavioral Health Hospital in Corinth, Texas.Read more
Hospitals can create a culture of health in their own organization and in the community by developing and expanding health and wellness programs and strategies. The American Hospital Association fielded a survey to hospitals in 2010 and 2015, to identify current and emerging best practices in health and wellness programs for hospital employees. This HPOE report illustrates and describes results from the surveys.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
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
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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