- Advocacy Agenda
The 2013-2014 Advocacy Agenda is designed to help inform our members, government officials and the public about the health care issues of critical importance to the District’s hospitals and to ensure that quality care is accessible to all District residents in the most appropriate setting, regardless of their financial or medical status. The Agenda highlights many of the issues at the top of Association’s 2013 legislative and regulatory agenda that we expect will remain priorities in 2014.
The District of Columbia Hospital Association, in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Health Research & Educational Trust, has created a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) to work together to reduce harm by 40% and readmissions by 20% by 2013! With nearly 2,000 hospitals in 33 states, we know that by us learning and sharing together—all teach, all learn—we will accomplish these goals for our patients. more...
On January 25th, the DC VA Medical Center welcomed over 700 homeless and at-risk veterans through their doors as part of the Medical Center’s Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down. This program provides veterans with health screenings, mental health care, psychosocial … more
DCHA is pleased to welcome our newest Associate Member, Jo Anne S. Nelson, DC. Dr. Nelson has over 20 years of business leadership and management experience, from a private health care practice to co-founder and CEO of a boutique consulting … more
On Wednesday, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) announced that the HRET Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), which includes DCHA HEN Hospitals, provided enhanced care for more than 69,000 patients over the first two … more