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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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    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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    This guide was produced in collaboration with ASHE and aims to help hospital and care system leaders navigate the world of sustainability and build upon their organizations’ existing efforts. Hospitals are at different points on the journey toward sustainability. 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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  • 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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  • Environmental Sustainability in Hospitals: The Value of Efficiency

    This guide was produced in collaboration with ASHE and aims to help hospital and care system leaders navigate the world of sustainability and build upon their organizations’ existing efforts. Hospitals are at different points on the journey toward sustainability. Some organizations are leading the charge and developing best practices, while others are addressing the issue for the first time. Leaders should consider options and determine what is right for their organizations.

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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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  • Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality (SLHQ)

    The American Hospital Association is launching a new forum dedicated to improving quality and patient safety in health care facilities across the nation – the Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality (SLHQ). SLHQ members have access to cutting edge research and education, innovative professional development activities and a robust peer-to-peer learning network. The forum engages both leaders and front-line caregivers engaged in quality improvement and patient safety activities. SLHQ is staffed by HRET and provides a platform for spreading and sustaining HRET’s numerous performance improvement initiatives.

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