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New AHA President and CEO
Taking a Broader View of Advocacy

Rick Pollack, who took the reins of the American Hospital Association Sept. 1, says that advocacy is more than what happens in Washington, D.C.

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Community Benefit
NOVA Award Winners

By bringing together a broad range of partners, these five organizations achieve dramatic benefits for their communities.

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Quest for Quality
Putting Patients First

Smart use of data and a commitment to employee and patient engagement help to drive efforts to improve quality and patient safety.

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Health IT
Most Wired Innovators

These three organizations have figured out creative ways to tap into the power of technology to improve patient care.

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From the Electronic Health Record to the Electronic Health Plan

The electronic health record is evolving to become the electronic health plan. The result is better outcomes for patients.

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Getting Physicians Behind a Clinical Documentation Initiative

Clinical documentation is critical, but physicians are often reluctant. Several strategies will help to convince them to embrace a clinical documentation initiative.

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Rights and Wrongs: The Ethics of Patient Demand

Physician-assisted suicide, access to unapproved drugs and refusal to inoculate children — patients are seeking ever-more controversial rights. How should providers respond?

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Data Dig

Most Wired hospitals are securing patient data in real time


Efficient exchange of clinical and administrative data and increasing threats to data security and privacy require large investments to improve information management capabilities in an era of decreasing reimbursement. Hospitals are taking more aggressive privacy and security measures to safeguard patient data.

Top growth areas in security among the 2015 Most Wired organizations are
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Memorial Hermann reduced readmissions, improved patient safety and lowered the costs of patient care with adverse drug events analytics.

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Millennials May be the Lever that Forces Change in Health Care

As millennials start to become consumers of health care in a significant way, their online habits and social ways could be a catalyst for transforming health care.

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Leading Health System Aims to Get Ahead of Health Care's Yelp-ification

North Shore-LIJ begins posting online reviews of medical group docs to help spur them to improve the patient experience.

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