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PRESS RELEASE: DCHA Releases 2016 Hospital Utilization Indicators Report

Today, the District of Columbia Hospital Association released their 2016 Hospital Utilization Indicators Report.  This report provides comparative data on health care facility utilization in the District of Columbia, data is self-reported by the individual facilities in the Monthly Utilization Survey … more

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PRESS RELEASE: District Of Columbia Hospital Association Releases Its Vision For Expanding Access And Ensuring Sustainability Of The Health Care System On The City’s East End

Contact: Justin Palmer, Vice President, Government Relations (202)289-6212 jpalmer@dcha.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION RELEASES ITS VISION FOR EXPANDING ACCESS AND ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY OF THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM ON THE CITY’S EAST END October 16, 2017 Washington, … more

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Join The DC Hospitals In Supporting Those Affected By Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

In the wake of the destruction caused by both Hurricane Harvey and Irma, many of the District’s hospitals have expressed an interest in working collectively with the Association on relief efforts.  To this end, DCHA has created several avenues for … more

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DCHA Now Participating in Sugary Beverage Healthier Hospitals Initiative with DOH

Chronic diseases are a serious problem for District of Columbia residents and health care providers.  With residents’ rates of obesity and diabetes at a critical high (Obesity: Adults 22%, High School Students 15%, Diabetes: 8.5%, At-Risk for Diabetes 6.55%), the … more

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DCHA Patient Safety Summit, Back to Basics: Creating a Community Culture of Patient Safety

On Tuesday, June 20th, the District of Columbia Hospital Association held its inaugural Patient Safety Summit, Back to Basics: Creating a Community Culture of Safety at the Milken Institute School of Public Health on the campus of The George Washington … more

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DCHA Letter to the Mayor and City Council on UPLA 2016 B21-415

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District of Columbia Hospital Association Position Paper on Universal Paid Leave Act B21-415

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Jacqueline D. Bowens Named New President and CEO of DCHA

Jacqueline D. Bowens will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA).  The announcement was made today by DCHA Board Chairman, Richard (“Chip”) Davis, Ph.D., President/CEO at Sibley Memorial Hospital. “The DCHA … more

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Medicare Makes Changes to Beneficiary and Family Center Care QIO

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently restructured the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program in order to enhance the quality of services to Medicare beneficiaries. KEPRO, the new Beneficiary and Family Centered Care QIO for the District of Columbia, will strive … more

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Louisiana Hospital Association Establishes Hospital Employee Assistance Fund

The flooding in south Louisiana has been devastating for many individuals, families and businesses. What was supposed to be just a summer storm, turned into a nightmare for many. Unlike a hurricane, there was no warning or time to prepare. … more

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