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Transforming health care through research and education.

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Leveraging research and education to create a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.

Transforming health care through research and education

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HRET Selects Lee Sacks as 2018 TRUST Award Recipient
June 21, 2018

Health Services Research Journal Announces New Editorial Leadership
February 21, 2018

HRET and Kaiser Family Foundation  Benchmark Study - 2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey
September 19, 2017

HRET Selects Diane E. Meier as 2017 TRUST Award Recipient
May 23, 2017

HRET Appoints Three New Board Members
February 3, 2016

HRET Selects Linda Burnes Bolton as 2016 TRUST Award Recipient
January 28, 2016

CDC and HRET Join Forces to Protect Patients
November 10, 2015

AHA and HRET Selected to Continue Improvements in Patient Safety
September 25, 2015 

HRET Awarded Grant from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
July 9, 2015

HRET Patient Engagement Video Wins Film Festival Grand Prize
June 26, 2015

New Survey Highlights Patient and Family Engagement Practices in U.S. Hospitals
June 22, 2015

HRET Awarded New Contract from the University of Kentucky
June 8, 2015 

Community Factors Substantially Influence Hospital Readmission Rates
January 28, 2015 

HRET Selects Stephen M. Shortell as 2015 TRUST Award Recipient
January 16, 2015

HRET Receives 2014 Silver Award for "Progress Towards Excellence"
December 04, 2014

HRET Awarded a New Contract from PCORI
October 6, 2014

HRET Offers Insights into National Quality Improvement Projects
August 21, 2014

Hospital Engagement Network Program Reports Improvements in Care Benefit More Than 143,000 Patients with Cost Savings Over $1.3 Billion
July 16, 2014

New Signature Leadership Series Guide Assists Hospitals in Planning for the Future of Value Based Health Care
June 26, 2014

Updated Diversity and Disparities Survey Released
June 13, 2014

HRET announce Kenneth P. Anderson, D.O., M.S., CPE, as its chief operating officer (COO)
May 13, 2014

Hospital Engagement Network Program Report Shows Improvements in Care Benefits to more than 69,000 Patients and Cost Savings of more than $200 Million
February 5, 2014

HRET Awarded New Contract from AHRQ to Reduce Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities and Improve Patient Safety
December 3, 2013

HRET Awarded New Contract from AHRQ Efforts Aim to Better Inform Patient and Improve Patient Care
November 6, 2013

New Resources Provided as Part of the AHA Health Care Transformation Fellowship
April 8, 2013

HRET Selects Karen Davis as 2013 TRUST Award Recipient
January 30, 2013

HRET Awarded Two New Contracts from AHRQ Efforts will Reduce Surgical Site Infections, Complications and Improve Patient Care
Janary 15, 2013

HRET Receives 2012 Bronze Award for "Commitment to Excellence"
December 04, 2012

Family Health Premiums Rise 4 Percent to Average $15,745 in 2012, National Benchmark Employer Survey Finds
September 11, 2012

AHRQ Patient Safety Project Reduces Bloodstream Infections by 40 Percent
September 10, 2012

Diversity and Disparities Survey Provides a Snapshot of Current Practices Hospitals honored for performance in key categories
June 06, 2012

HRET Releases Updated Health Disparities Toolkit
February 28, 2012

2012 AHA Health Care System Transformation Fellowship
February 07, 2012

HRET Awarded Hospital Engagement Network Contract to Improve Patient Care
December 15, 2011

ICUs from 750 Hospitals Reduce Central Line Bloodstream Infections by 33 Percent
November 8, 2011

AHRQ Awards Contract to HRET to Continue National TeamSTEPPS® Training Centers
November 3, 2011

AHRQ Awards Contract to HRET for National Expansion of Project to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
November 2, 2011

AHA and NPSF Select 2011-12 Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Fellows
July 11, 2011

ISMP Launches 2011 Assessment of Medication Safety
April 21, 2011

ICUs from 350 Hospitals Reduce Central Line Bloodstream Infections by 35 Percent
April 5, 2011

HRET Selects Atul Gwande, MD, MPH as 2011 TRUST Award Recipient
January 27, 2011

HRET Report - Making an Impact in 2010
January 3, 2011

HRET Awarded Three New Grants to Study Delivery System Innovation and Improvement
December 9, 2010

HRET Awarded AHRQ ACTION II Contract
October 19, 2010

A Progress Report On Electronic Health Records In U.S. Hospitals
August 26, 2010

New Funding Available to States to Eliminate Bloodstream Infections in Hospitals
July 20, 2010

American Hospital Association Selects 2010-2011 Patient Safety Leadership Fellows
July 13, 2010

ISMP receives Grant to Assess Medication Safety Practices in U.S. Hospitals
May 13, 2010

HRET Selects Geisinger Health System President and CEO Glenn Steele As 2010 Trust Award Recipient
January 12, 2010

AHRQ Awards HRET Contract To Expand Implementation Of Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program Across All 50 States, District Of Columbia, And Puerto Rico
October 23, 2009

Dr. Maulik Joshi is New Editor In Chief of The Journal For Healthcare Quality
August 14, 2009

HRET Awarded Contract To Promote Hospitals' Use Of AHRQ Patient Safety Resources
May 28, 2009

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher to Receive HRET's 2009 Trust Award
April 1, 2009

HRET, Hospital Associations Announce Participants in National Efforts to Reduce Bloodstream Infections
March 19, 2009

HRET Awarded Grant to Study Best Practices in High Performing Multi-Hospital Health Systems
January 27, 2009

Pathways Tools Address Need for Patient Safety Efforts in Physician Practices
January 19, 2009

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