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In February 2017, the Essential Hospitals Institute began an 18-month project to explore whether and to what extent hospitals use patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research (PCOR/CER) to improve care delivery.

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The 18-month project of the association's Essential Hospitals Institute will explore whether and to what extent hospitals use patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research to improve care delivery.

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Along with renewing ACOs, the 99 new organizations bring the total number of ACOs nationally to 480 in 2017.

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Researchers found significant health disparities between gay men, bisexual men, and bisexual women, compared with men and women who identified as heterosexual.

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Panelists discussed problems and potential solutions at the briefing, which pointed to low patient engagement, lack of resources and knowledge, and the need to integrate physical and behavioral health as key challenges.

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The no-cost continuing education/continuing medical education video on how health IT systems can enable patient-centered care is available until June 30.

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Two association members are among six sites nationally that will test or implement winning solutions in the HHS “A Bill You Can Understand" challenge.

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Department calls for interagency approach that employs alternative payment models and better communication between patients and providers.

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Hennepin County Medical Center, responding to patient requests and new availability of equipment in the United States, begins offering nitrous oxide as an option to manage pain during labor.

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New ACOs are eligible for risk-bearing tracks with increased savings for positive patient outcomes and penalties for negative outcomes. A total of 477 ACOs will care for almost 8.9 million beneficiaries in 2016.

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute initiatives support comparative effectiveness research, enlist advocates to raise awareness of research opportunities.

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Association generally supports move toward patient-centered care, but urges CMS to ensure provisions do not place an administrative burden on hospitals.

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Agency to give hospitals opportunity to comment on law's requirements for notifying Medicare beneficiaries when outpatient observation services last longer than 24 hours.

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Report on National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care details progress made toward better care, lower costs, and improved health.

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Course will teach providers to use health literacy with diabetes patients, as well as glycemic target goals and patient-centered communication strategies.

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Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow campaign targets health promotion for young adults, including access to high-quality, teen-friendly health care.

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Join us to learn more about Natividad Medical Foundation’s philanthropic startup, Indigenous Interpreting+, and see how essential hospitals can use this public service benefit to empower others.

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The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2015–2020, aims to improve health IT infrastructure, transform health care delivery, and improve individual and community health.

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NOTICE Act seeks to educate patients about impact of observation status, including on cost-sharing and skilled nursing facility eligibility.

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Interactive map tracks real-time weather along with locations of Medicare patients who rely on electrically powered medical equipment.

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AHRQ offers an online toolkit, including accredited webinars and in-person workshops, to help clinicians implement its five-step SHARED approach to working with patients to make ideal care decisions.

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Staff at the University of Missouri Health System developed a tool to ensure medical school graduates understand patient-centered care strategies.

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A new tool from the University of Chicago aims to help physicians assess and help patients facing financial burdens after a cancer diagnosis.

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We as hospitals need to be truly welcoming places where families and loved ones are included as essential to patient care. Here's how we did it at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in California.

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VCU Medical Center's cancer health literacy tool quickly identifies patients with limited knowledge of the disease and treatment.

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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.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

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