The District of Columbia Hospital Association works to advance hospitals and health systems in the District by promoting policies and initiatives that strengthens our system of care.

Value-Based Purchasing

Learn the details of Medicare’s value-based purchasing program, how to interpret the reports available to DCHA members, and the implications of quality-based payments for DC and your hospital. Length: 60 minutes.
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RRP & HAC Reduction

Learn the details of Medicare’s current Hospital Acquired Condition Reduction and Readmission Reduction payment programs, how to interpret the reports available to DCHA members and the implications of quality-based payments for DC and your hospital. Length: 60 minutes.
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Mitigating Bias to Address Health Disparities Heightened by COVID-19


Key Objectives

  • Note the importance of developing a structural framework to establish a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy to address disparities.
  • Consider how bias impacts the way we make decisions which leads to disparities.
  • Review how COVID-19 has exacerbated existing disparities in marginalized groups.
  • Emphasize the importance of utilizing reliable patient data (race/ethnicity, language, sexual orientation/gender identity) to measure outcomes and establish interventions.
  • Discuss strategic actions as a DEI COVID-19 response to address current barriers and identifying opportunities with internal and external partners

Length: 60 minutes

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Behavioral Health Patient Transfer & Placement Technology

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Learn more about a new tool available in DC designed to help hospitals reduce the strain on overcrowding emergency departments and get patients in appropriate behavioral health treatment facilities or other programs along the continuum of care to include transfer for inpatient, residential, crisis stabilization beds and outpatient services.

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