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Hospital Engagement Network
In December 2011, the federal government's Partnership for Patients initiative issued $218 million in grants to create 26 Hospital Engagement Networks with some ambitious goals; reduce patient harem by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over two years. The Health Research & Educational Trust, working with nearly 1,500 hospitals and 31 state hospital associations, operated the largest HEN. In this exclusive series, H&HN and Trustee examine how organizations in the HRET HEN are doing in achieving the lofty patient safety goals. We'll visit more than 20 locations to bring you in-depth video reports, as well as feature articles and blogs. This project is brought to you by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, the Partnership for Patients Initiative , the American Hospital Association and HRET.
Current HEN Video
Archived HEN Videos
Hospitals Reduce Patient Harm
Efforts to reduce patient harm are showing positive results and building a foundation for the future of care delivery.
02.06.14 by Matthew Weinstock Assistant Managing Editor
HEN Shows Positive Results, but Challenges Remain
Over two years, the HRET Hospital Engagement Network prevented harm to nearly 70,000 patients and saved more than $200 million.
01.08.14 by Matthew Weinstock Assistant Managing Editor
HEN Hopes to Achieve Ambitious Patient Safety Goals
Thousands of hospitals focus on improving patient safety
05.20.13 by Matthew Weinstock Assistant Managing Editor
The Softer Side of Patient Safety
NPSF Congress puts an emphasis on the human touch.
05.13.13 by Paul Barr