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    This new guide is part of a series on how hospitals can address the social determinants of health. Learn more.

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    Provides guidance and information to help hospitals address the opioid crisis. Learn more.

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    View new series on social determinants of health. Learn more.

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    HRET highlights successful hospital-community partnerships from across the U.S. Learn more.

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    Housing and the Role of Hospitals is the latest guide in the social determinants of health series from the AHA, HRET and ACHI. Learn more.

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  • HSR Announces Changes

    Andy Bindman, M.D., joins Health Services Research (HSR) journal as fellow co-editor-in chief with Patrick S. Romano, M.D. Four new senior associate editors also have been named. The journal is embarking on a multiyear effort to improve the reader experience and enhance its utility to health care leaders and policymakers.

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  • Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

    This toolkit, released by the AHA, provides guidance and information to hospitals and health systems on how they can partner with patients, clinicians and communities to address the opioid epidemic. Developed with input from a multidisciplinary team of front-line clinicians and subject matter experts, the toolkit includes links to guidelines, training, webinars, reports and other resources.

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  • Reducing CAUTI in LTC Facilities

    A federal project led by HRET reduced catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 54 percent in more than 400 participating long-term care facilities. This project, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has developed a toolkit. The project team’s work is featured in articles published in JAMA Internal Medicine and American Journal of Infection Control.

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  • Every Day Is Patient Safety Day

    March 11-17 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. This year’s focus is on safety culture and patient engagement. HRET offers excellent tools and resources on these and other patient safety topics. Many are highlighted on the PSAW page on

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  • Webinar: Transforming ED Teamwork - March 14

    Join this AHA Team Training webinar entitled “Transforming ED Teamwork to Achieve Great Results and Other Lessons Learned for Success." Clinicians from Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Va., will discuss using TeamSTEPPS to improve communication and collaboration for patient care. This webinar is free but registration is required.

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  • Webinar: Culture of Safety - March 20

    Join this HRET Hospital Improvement Innovation (HIIN) webinar on robust safe patient handling and movement. Speakers from the Florida Hospital Association, Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Fla., and Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital will describe strategies to build leadership buy-in and ensure a safe hospital environment. This webinar is free but registration is required.

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