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The District of Columbia Hospital Association is a unifying force working to advance hospitals and health systems in the District of Columbia by promoting policies and initiatives that strengthen our system of care, preserve access and promote better health outcomes for the patients and communities they serve.



News and Recent Posts

  • April is National Donate Life Month, a time to encourage people to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Across the U.S., ... More

  • Visit the COVID-19 Resource Center daily as new resources, tools, guidance infographics and alerts are added throughout the day. Here's a sampling of the resources you can find for health care providers, ... More

  • Overview & Observations DCHA will be making improvements to the monthly utilization report starting in January 2020. One improvement will be to analyze total admissions, discharges and patient ... More

  • The Joint Commission announced yesterday, March 16, that in light of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency regarding COVID-19, they will not interfere with the work of hospitals to prepare ... More

  • This week is Patient Safety Awareness Week and DCHA salutes DC hospitals for keeping patients safe and our communities healthy. More

  • DC hospitals work every day to deliver compassionate, quality and safe patient care. DCHA is honored to highlight the incredible work of our member hospitals and their champions through a generous contribution ... More

  • Overview & Observations DCHA routinely reports occupancy rates for several specialized patient care unit types (pages 15–23 of the report). Occupancy rates are expressed as the monthly average ... More

  • Calling all health care professionals for DCHA's first Patient Safety and Quality Poster Competition. The purpose of the competition is to stimulate systematic investigation by health care professionals, ... More

  • One Organ Donor Can Save Up to Eight Lives Organ, eye and tissue donation is one of the most generous and incredible acts that a person can do. It can have such a positive and profound impact on not ... More

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