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Most Wired Innovator Award
Using IT in a Meaningful Way

The creative use of IT is breaking new ground at health systems in Pennsylvania and Florida and at a rural hospital in Missouri.

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Dick Davidson Award
Reaching Quality Milestones

State hospital associations in Connecticut and Wisconsin are passionate drivers of positive change for their members.

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AHA-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize
Putting Patient Safety First

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center’s Safety First initiative builds on lessons from other high-risk industries.

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AHA NOVA Award
Improving Community Health

Five winning programs look at the economic and social issues that are barriers to good health and care in their communities.

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    Urgent Care

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  • Matthew Weinstock

    5 Strategies for Approaching Population Health

    Everyone is using the phrase “population health” these days. But what does it really mean? In these five interviews, we offer a glimpse at how some hospitals are developing a population health strategy and improving care in their communities and across the continuum.

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  • Cynthia Hedges Greising

    Ensuring High-Quality Care for All

    Massachusetts General Hospital, recipient of the AHA's inaugural Equity of Care Award, shares insights into providing high-quality care for diverse patient populations.

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