Oct 23, 2020
The AHA Center for Innovation and the CDC are inviting prequalified hospitals and health systems to participate in a new CDI prevention program starting Fall 2019.
Oct 23, 2020
The CDI Prevention Collaborative is a rigorous national change effort working to develop, test and implement sustainable and scalable best practices to reduce C. difficile infections.
Oct 20, 2020
A report highlighting key findings from STRIVE (States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement) - a national initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aimed at improving infection control practices and strengthening health care-associated infection…
- Health Care Facility Management
- Performance improvement
- Planning, Design, and Construction
- Antibiotic Stewardship
- Infection Control
- Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC)
- Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)
- Clostridium difficile (C. diff) Infection (CDI)
- Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
- Multi-Drug Resistant Organism (MDRO)
- AHA Center for Health Innovation
Aug 10, 2020
The AHA Center for Health Innovation is committed to helping hospitals and health systems deliver safe and high-quality care for all people, and sets out the insights and actions needed to achieve it.
Feb 27, 2020
Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Minn. OB Nest Redesigns Prenatal Care for Low-risk Pregnancies Mayo Clinic developed the OB Nest program to optimize prenatal care for low-risk expectant mothers and transform care from a medicalized model to an innovative wellness model. Patients enrolled in the program…
Jan 24, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Jan. 29 Listening Session to gather feedback to improve processes and interactions with Medicare administrative contractors related to operations, technology, business functions, beneficiary quality of care and customer service experience.
Jan 15, 2020
A new thought leadership video series highlights key takeaways to create and sustain a culture of transformational performance improvement at health care organizations, writes Andrew Jager, director, population health, at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Jan 14, 2020
Multidisciplinary teams at the University of Tennessee Medical Center used lean methodology to create evidence-based care plans throughout any episode of care, including the ED, outpatient, inpatient, post-acute and home care.
Nov 12, 2019
These leadership videos highlight key elements for performance improvement work in hospitals and health systems: engaging C-suite leaders and board members, collecting and using data, empowering front-line staff, and ensuring performance improvement work is supported and prioritized.
Nov 12, 2019
Effective leadership is important to performance improvement. This video shares best practices and examples of how leaders are supporting, coordinating and prioritizing performance improvement work at their organizations.