Quality & Patient Safety

Oct 12, 2018
Hospitals and health systems have made substantial advances in improving care quality over the past decade and patients have reported more favorable experiences with their hospitals.
Apr 9, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 8 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2022 proposed rule for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (PPS). The proposed rule would increase SNF payments by 1.3% in FY 2022, with varying updates for hospital-based…
Mar 15, 2021
At hospitals and health systems across the country, patient safety is a priority every single day. Each year as AHA marks Patient Safety Awareness Week, we recognize the work of health care teams and promote discussions about patient safety. It’s a time when we also mark the progress we’ve made as…
Mar 2, 2021
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Nov 12, 2020
Adam Myers, M.D., population health chief at Cleveland Clinic, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about preventing flu and treating chronic diseases during the pandemic.
Oct 20, 2020
AHA again urge the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to delay the start date for its new radiation oncology alternative payment model until Jan. 1, 2022.
Oct 20, 2020
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Oct 16, 2020
Hospitals and health systems have reinvented themselves in many ways to respond to COVID-19. Since March, decades of standard operating procedures have been reexamined, redesigned and refined — all with the goal of saving lives while protecting caregivers and patients’ families during the pandemic.
Sep 23, 2020
Marie Cleary-Fishman, Vice President of Clinical Quality speaks with Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation and Erin Emery-Tiburcio, Associate Professor of Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology and Geriatric Medicine at Rush University Medical Center.