Resources for achieving operational excellence through New Performance Models and Innovation

Some time has passed since the new view of health care emerged. Many hospitals and health systems are embracing nontraditional business models and innovative strategies as they seek to overcome obstacles and improve operations in support of their new vision.

For example, as hospitals face new sources of competition and more informed, price-conscious consumers, they’re recognizing the need for greater consumer centricity. In response, they’re adapting processes from retail and other consumer-facing industries to transform patient engagement, care delivery and even their own infrastructure.

AHA Health Forum is pleased to offer you the following tools and resources from the American Hospital Association, from organizations whose pertinent solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the AHA, and from key thought leaders in the field.


Interactive Technology & Patient Experience

White Paper

Nine-hospital study reveals immediate impact of interactive technology in raising HCAHPS scores.

TeamSTEPPS: Improving Patient Outcomes Through Improved Communication

Tool

TeamSTEPPS, an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, is designed to aid front-line clinicians and staff who are seeking solutions to enhance performance, quality of care and patient safety.

The Healthcare Payables Process is Evolving... Are You?

Article Content provided by AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance

The more steps a provider has in their purchase process, the more cost and burden. Purchasing cards are simpler, more secure, and help you gain more control.

Highland Rivers Health Leaves Their Paper Trail Behind

Case Study Content provided by AHA Endorsement: NAVEX Global

Paper Policy Trails Create Major Headaches. Hear how this 36 facility organization transitioned to an improved digital policy management program.

Best Practices in Employee Health-Risk Reduction

Sponsored Content

As annual premiums for employee-sponsored health care continue to rise, one proven solution not only reduces costs, it also improves employee health and wellness. Employee wellness programs have become a mainstay in corporate culture, although they stop short of providing true clinical and financial results.

Definitive Guide to Policy & Procedure Management

Other Content provided by AHA Endorsement: NAVEX Global

Your go-to resource for effectively and efficiently managing your organizations employee handbook, code of conduct, and other policies and procedures.

Growing importance of workforce planning in health care

Sponsored Content

Administrators, clinicians, academics and others from hospitals, health systems and hospital associations discuss workforce planning in health care.

Infographic: How Mobile Wayfinding Enhances Patient Experience

Media Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Gozio Health

Hospitals and health systems can assist visitors in finding their destinations quickly and easily, helping to alleviate stress, reducing missed appointments and improving their overall experience.

 Expectations for Quality & Compliance Improvement Driving Strong Technology Investment by Hospitals

Expectations for Quality & Compliance Improvement Driving Strong Technology Investment by Hospitals

White Paper Content provided by AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance

Hospitals are counting on technology to help them make the transition to new care models and are budgeting accordingly to help make the transition smooth. Read this whitepaper for survey findings.

How IT Is Changing In The Healthcare Industry

How IT Is Changing In The Healthcare Industry

Media Content provided by AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance

Hospitals are counting on technology to help them make the transition to new care models and are budgeting accordingly to help make the transition smooth, according to results from the survey of U.S. hospital executives conducted by Health Forum and First American Healthcare Finance.

Using Telehealth to Achieve the Triple Aim

Using Telehealth to Achieve the Triple Aim

White Paper Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Teladoc

Read this whitepaper to learn how telehealth programs can help hospitals and health systems with each component of the Triple Aim.

A Solution Dedicated to Health Systems

A Solution Dedicated to Health Systems

Executive Summary Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Teladoc

This executive summary provides details on how Teladocs customizable platform delivers remote care at unmatched quality and scale.

Teladoc for Health Systems

Teladoc for Health Systems

Flyer Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Teladoc

Promoting Value, Efficiency and Quality Patient Care: Read about how technology advances have changed how healthcare consumers seek access to medical services.

Building a Heart Healthy Workforce

Building a Heart Healthy Workforce

Media Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health

This infographic offers data points to wellness success against heart disease.

Quality Reporting & Management with ENCOR

Quality Reporting & Management with ENCOR

Brochure Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Medisolv

An integrated solution designed to meet the challenges of alignment between eCQM measures and manual abstraction in quality reporting programs.

How Finger Lakes Health System Created a Culture of Quality

How Finger Lakes Health System Created a Culture of Quality

Case Study Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Medisolv

The shift from a fee-for-service to pay-for-performance model has caused hospitals to rethink what it means to be a quality-focused organization.

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital: Long Term Success in Improving Population Health

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital: Long Term Success in Improving Population Health

Case Study Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health

Learn how East Tennessee Children's Hospital implemented an innovative, outcomes-based wellness program to improve the health of its employee/spouse population.

Miami Children’s Hospital heightens biometric screening beyond typical know your numbers campaign

Miami Children’s Hospital heightens biometric screening beyond typical know your numbers campaign

Case Study Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health

Learn how Miami Children's Hospital shifted its wellness focus from participation to accountability with stellar results.

Leadership Toolkit for Redefining the H: Engaging Trustees and Communities

Leadership Toolkit for Redefining the H: Engaging Trustees and Communities

Tool

Hospitals are using the Triple Aim to guide them as they look at different paths and approaches to redefine themselves and further develop strategies and business models for sustainability.

Building a Leadership Team for the Health Care Organization of the Future

Building a Leadership Team for the Health Care Organization of the Future

Other

This guide provides a detailed look at how health care organizations are responding to changes within the field and building the teams needed to achieve their strategic priorities.

Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care

Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care

Tool

Building off of health care futurist Ian Morrison's first curve to second curve shift, the AHA Committee on Performance Improvement identified 4 must-do strategies for hospitals.

Background Checks: An Essential Risk Management Tool

Background Checks: An Essential Risk Management Tool

Brochure Content provided by AHA Endorsement: Certiphi Screening Incorporated

Background checks on all new hires and a program of regular inquiry about possible staff sanctions and criminal behavior limits employer liability.