Entrées par Jennifer Hirt

January 2024 Utilization Report

Highlights: Fluctuations primarily below pre-COVID volumes were observed across utilization metrics this month. Acute care admissions saw a slight increase going from -14% below pre-COVID baseline last month to -13% this month as emergency visits and psychiatric admissions decrease, going from -19% to -25% and -17% to -21% below baseline, respectively. Aggregate specialty hospital admissions […]

Congratulations Chefs! Healthy Hospital Initiative’s Live Cooking Competition Winners

On April 6, DCHA’s Healthy Hospital Initiative hosted its annual, live Chef Cooking Competition. Hospital chefs competed in six categories to showoff their creativity and skills. Hospital chefs showcased low-sodium and low-sugar recipes using the special ingredient of basil. A panel of judges rated the dishes on taste, appearance, nutritional value, and creativity of the […]

Children’s National is Dedicated to Improving the Health and Wellbeing of the Community

Children’s National physicians, nurses, researchers and staff often spearhead and lead new outreach efforts. The hospital has many programs and initiatives focused on community health and wellbeing, and school-based and educational partnerships. From responding to the emergency needs of the community to delivering care in schools and supporting kids with asthma to efforts to prevent […]

Health Care & Innovation Summit Award Nominations are Open

Individuals working in District of Columbia hospitals strive 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. DCHA will present awards to two individuals; one clinical and one nonclinical, who are working to transform health care through leadership, collaboration, […]

Calendar Year 2023 Utilization Report

The charts and tables in this publication are intended to provide aggregate and comparative data on health care facility utilization in the District of Columbia. This report includes a new psychiatric admission breakout for civil commitment admissions. Please note, though not annotated on every graphic, the impact of the closure of Providence Hospital– Ascension in […]

How to Attract, Engage, and Retain Top VETERAN Talent in 2024

It’s time to move beyond being ‘military-friendly’ and take the next step: becoming truly military-ready. Understanding the challenges veterans face while transitioning out of active service and into civilian careers is critical to successfully onboarding, engaging, and retaining US veterans. In this webinar Military Connected will dive into these topics, in order to help attendees […]

Howard University Hospital Addressing Community Health Issues

  Howard University Hospital is part of the DC Healthy Communities Collaborative that develops the Community Health Improvement Plan, which is the result of community engagement and a year-long strategic planning process. Howard University Hospital is committed to improve community health in the District of Columbia by proactively addressing community health issues through shared vision, […]

DCHA Abstract Competition Open

The purpose of the Abstract Competition, as part of the 2024 Health Care & Innovation Summit (formerly known as the Patient Safety & Quality Summit) on October 30, is to stimulate systematic investigation by health care professionals, provide a venue to share innovative and effective programs, showcase unique projects, and encourage networking among peers with […]

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