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PIW Provides Innovative Suicide Prevention and Care

Action Alliance Partnership The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), a public-private partnership, has partnered with Psychiatric Institute of Washington, to strengthen the country’s clinical capacity to provide innovative suicide prevention and care. The partnership significantly advances one of the central priorities of the Action Alliance—to transform health systems and reduce suicides—and marks […]

Registration Open for DCHA Educational Events

Opioid Response Symposium & Health Care & Innovation Summit   Opioid Response Symposium August 5-7, 11 am – 1 pm Each Day, Virtual Conference This virtual event is free and will address the opioid crisis in the District and beyond. Learn about opioid data trends, compassionate and equitable care for pregnant and postpartum patients and […]

Participants Walked 33,359,395 Steps in the Walk to Wellness Step Challenge

Every Step Counted: 33,359,395 Congratulations to those who completed the Healthy Hospital Initiative Walk to Wellness Step Challenge. Collectively, participants walked 33,359,395 steps. Your dedication, perseverance, and commitment to health and wellness have truly paid off. Every step you took brought you closer to your goals and your achievement is a source of pride. Thank you again […]

March 2024 Utilization Report

Highlights: All focus utilization metrics portrayed in Fig. 1 saw an increase in volumes this month. Acute care admissions increased from -16% below pre-COVID baselines in February to -13% in March; ED visits went from -28% to -22% below baseline; and psychiatric admission saw their highest volumes in the past 15 months going from -23% […]

Hospitals Are Cornerstones in Their Communities

There are more than 5,000 community hospitals in the U.S. The care they provide for patients is critical and often extends beyond the four walls of the hospital and into the community. As a result, community hospitals provide 24/7 access to needed medical care, support unmet community health needs and serve as economic pillars in […]

Get Ready to Walk to Wellness

The Healthy Hospital Initiative has launched its second Walk to Wellness Step Challenge for all hospital and health care workers in the District. Dust off your shoes and walk for your wellness and win! Join your colleagues from across the District for a friendly competition to improve your health and well-being — and to start […]

February 2024 Utilization Report

Highlights: Looking at average daily volumes, all five of the highlighted metrics (Fig. 1) saw an increase in volumes from January to February 2024: acute care admissions went from -13% in January to -10% in February below pre-COVID baselines, and emergency department visits went from -25% to -23% and psychiatric admissions went from -21% to […]

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