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    The new AHA Center for Health Innovation harnesses the work of Health Forum, the Health Research & Educational Trust, AHA’s Data Center, and The Value Initiative to provide tools and resources that can help members innovate as they continue to redefine the “H.” Learn more.

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    Download the new Annual Impact Report Infographic and find out how HRET is advancing its mission in the field. Learn more.

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    Click here to watch highlights from the The Journey Ahead: Advancing Health in America – Convening with American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Research & Educational Trust, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity and the Physician Alliance.

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    CHNAFinder provides valuable information on priority health needs. Hopsitals and health systems can use this information to partner with others on similar health needs and improve population health. Visit CHNAFinder.

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    Join us Sept. 21-23 for skill-building around value-based care. Learn more.

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    Provides guidance and information to help hospitals address the opioid crisis. Learn more.

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  • CHNAFinder

    The CHNAFinder,, is an AHA members-only database with nearly 3,000 community health needs assessments completed in 2012–2016. AHA members can use this map-based tool to identify and compare trends in priority health needs in their community and state and across the U.S., and explore opportunities to partner with other health care organizations and community stakeholders to build healthier communities and improve population health. This tool was developed by the AHA's Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) and Association for Community Health Improvement (ACH), with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. For more information, contact Submit your hospital's or health system's most recent CHNA findings here.

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  • HSR Announces Changes

    Andy Bindman, M.D., joins Health Services Research (HSR) journal as fellow co-editor-in chief with Patrick S. Romano, M.D. Four new senior associate editors also have been named. The journal is embarking on a multiyear effort to improve the reader experience and enhance its utility to health care leaders and policymakers.

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  • Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

    This toolkit, released by the AHA, provides guidance and information to hospitals and health systems on how they can partner with patients, clinicians and communities to address the opioid epidemic. Developed with input from a multidisciplinary team of front-line clinicians and subject matter experts, the toolkit includes links to guidelines, training, webinars, reports and other resources.

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  • Remembering Uwe Reinhardt

    Professor Uwe Reinhardt, who was a health economist, a professor at Princeton University, and a major figure in the field of health services research, passed away in November 2017.

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  • TeamSTEPPS® Pocket Guide

    The definitive pocket guide on TeamSTEPPS tools and principles for better teamwork and communication is now updated and available for free from AHA Team Training.

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  • AHA Center for Health Innovation

    Today's health care environment is changing rapidly as hospitals and health systems continue to redefine their role in delivering the highest quality health care and in driving partnerships that promote health and well-being in the communities they serve. The American Hospital Association is providing assistance to the field through a new AHA Center for Health Innovation that harnesses the work of Health Forum, the Health Research & Educational Trust, AHA's Data Center and The Value Initiative to provide tools and resources that can help members innovate as they continue to redefine the "H."

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