CHA News Article

AHA White Paper Examines Bedside Care Team of the Future

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has published a white paper examining the role of bedside care teams in a changing health care system. Summarizing the findings of an AHA-convened roundtable on the issue, the paper identifies six principles that will characterize movements toward a reconfigured bedside care team during the next five years; foundational concepts that must be in place for the work to occur; cutting edge practices; and examples of hospitals that have innovative and engaged bedside care teams.