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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

We're making progress in the fight against sepsis - and essential hospitals are doing their part - but we still have much work left to do.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)
Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

The HLQAT helps hospitals figure out how aligned senior executives and clinical managers are on factors correlated with high quality care.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Socioeconomic factors affect health and health care outcomes. Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program must account for this to avoid unfairly penalizing hospitals that care for large volumes of vulnerable patients.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Amid troubling reports, essential hospitals work diligently to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors - and succeed

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Association's new online magazine adds human-focused, emotional storytelling to its public policy, education, performance improvement, and research offerings.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

CDC lists the Partnership for Patients, which includes the association's Essential Hospitals Engagement Network, among initiatives that have lowered the rate of health care-associated infections.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Using a collaborative approach, Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital reduced its Clostridium difficile rate due to antibiotic exposure by 68.2 percent between 2010 through the second quarter of 2014.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Preliminary estimates show that hospital patients experienced 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Online course for recording patient-reported race, ethnicity, and language preferences believed to be the first of its kind for hospital registration staff

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Explore a new online training course for members on collecting patient race, ethnicity, and language data to reduce disparities in care.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

The first of two webinars featuring sustainability expert Lynne Maher, PhD, MBA, who will summarize a tested and proven model for assessing improvement projects.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Using a diligent campaign of education, communication, and process changes aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, Maricopa Integrated Health System improved patient safety, reduced the incidence of infection, and shortened patients’ length of stay.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Education and training are key to helping staff understand the vital importance of collecting race, ethnicity, and language data.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Learn how to configure EHRs to fulfill federal, state, and accreditation requirements for REAL data collection

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital recognized an opportunity to lead the way by developing a comprehensive, systems-based care transitions program to give patients proper care and the tools they need to stay out of the hospital.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Learn how Texas' approach to DSRIP waivers fosters partnerships and increases the focus on community needs

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)
Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

America's Essential Hospitals joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in recognizing the recent accomplishments of hospital engagement networks and other safety and quality initiatives. Federal officials announced May 7 that the initiatives have decreased patient harm by 9 percent and readmissions by 8 percent.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

This is the third webinar in the Essential Hospitals Engagement Network’s patient harm series.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Using a step-by-step approach, Truman Medical Centers implemented a variety of interventions across 2012 that decreased the prevalence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by 78 percent.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Learn about ICU utilization and infection control at the national level and a new tool for tracking CAUTI

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Legislation expected next week from Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) would help ensure Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program does not unfairly penalize hospitals that care for vulnerable patients. The association offered support for the bill, which would protect hospitals whose patients might experience higher readmission rates due to socioeconomic conditions.

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

In new commentary, association president and CEO explores historical roots of care disparities, calls on all hospitals to take up fight to improve health care equity

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Leaders discussed Just Culture algorithms and the difference between reckless behavior and a blameless error

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)
Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

This webinar discussed how to achieve system-level results and the powers of transparency in health care

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Jim Reinertsen, MD, discussed how starting leadership meetings with a patient story can be impactful

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Participants focused on reality rounding and fixing problems that are uncovered through these meetings

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

This session highlighted the value of transparency and effective disclosure practices

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Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN)

Participants discussed high reliability principles and strategies

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.