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.
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 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.
Paper Policy Trails Create Major Headaches. Hear how this 36 facility organization transitioned to an improved digital policy management program.
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.
Administrators, clinicians, academics and others from hospitals, health systems and hospital associations discuss workforce planning in health care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 campaignCase 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.
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.
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.
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 on all new hires and a program of regular inquiry about possible staff sanctions and criminal behavior limits employer liability.