Last year, our organization changed its name to better reflect what it is that binds our members: being mission-driven and dedicated to providing better and better care. The new essentialhospitals.org that you see today matches this new, strengthened identity.

We surveyed all of our work and identified how we could better share our insights with you and highlight your successes. This new site encompasses work across our organization from the advocacy in Washington, DC, to the original research from our Essential Hospitals Institute to the implementation projects such as our Essential Hospitals Engagement Network.

We are delivering sharable content that speaks to all of our stakeholders – our members, our partners, our nation’s leaders, and more. Our educational programs also now feature dedicated online classrooms to facilitate greater collaboration, as well as more streamlined communication.

Beyond that, this new website includes an integrated social network. We invite you to share your opinions, questions and concerns directly with staff and other members.

This new web presence marks a change for all of us – as social media surges and information overloads, more targeted and useful interactions will help us drive toward that ultimate goal of high-quality health care for all. We understand how much information is out there supporting that goal, and we hope this streamlined design makes it much easier to find exactly what you need when you need it.

So let us know what you think! As we hear feedback from you, we can continue to improve our online – and in person – communications. I look forward to connecting with you soon – send me a message, comment on this blog entry or post a new discussion today. Need help? Contact any of our staff or email help@essentialhospitals.org.