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.
Aug 26, 2021
This Regulatory Advisory summarizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ fiscal year 2022 final rules and policy changes for the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system.
Aug 26, 2021
This Regulatory Advisory summarizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ fiscal year 2022 final rules and policy changes for the long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system.
Aug 26, 2021
This Regulatory Advisory summarizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ fiscal year 2022 final rules and policy changes for the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system.
Aug 26, 2021
AHA Team Training's virtual TeamSTEPPS for Change Leaders and Champions course will cover the TeamSTEPPS framework and tools while placing special emphasis on project-based learning and faculty coaching to guide participants through the development of an actionable plan.
Aug 19, 2021
At Issue The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 2 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022.
Jul 26, 2021
Yale New Haven Health will receive the 2021 AHA Quest for Quality Prize this week at AHA’s annual Leadership Summit for its deep commitment to improving the health of its patients and communities.
Jul 26, 2021
The American Hospital Association announced that Yale New Haven Health, headquartered in New Haven, Conn., has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize. Yuma Regional Medical Center, based in Yuma, Ariz., and Memorial Healthcare System,…
Jul 21, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees today adopted a policy statement on the vaccination of health care workers. The statement supports hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, with local factors and circumstances shaping whether and how…
Jul 21, 2021
The AHA Board of Trustees today approved a policy statement that strongly urges the vaccination of all health care personnel. The AHA also supports hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies, with local factors and circumstances shaping whether and how mandatory…