“Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence” is a key resource offered by the American Hospital Association. It’s a web-based platform that provides executives in the healthcare industry with comprehensive information about how to “accelerate performance improvement and support delivery system transformation in the nation’s hospitals and health systems.”

At the website (link below) you can find information on hospital best practices, guides about evidence-based medicine, and briefings on national projects being undertaken to improve hospitals. In their Resource Library, you can sort through available materials by categories such as:

Care Coordination
Care Delivery Transformation
Operational Excellence
Patient Safety and Quality

Additionally, you can easily locate resources that pertain to your particular type of hospital, such as Children’s, Community, Critical Access, Health System, Public, Rural, Small, Teaching and Urban.

You can visit the Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence website at:

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