District of Columbia Hospital Association

District of Columbia Hospital Association DCHA is a unifying voice working to advance hospitals and health systems in DC by promoting policies and initiatives that strengthen our system of care, preserve access and promote better health outcomes for the patients and communities they serve.

A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide leadership in improving the health care system in DC by advocating for the interests of member hospitals as they support the interests of the community.

A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide leadership in improving the health care system in DC by advocating for the interests of member hospitals as they support the interests of the community.

Mission: To provide leadership in improving the health care system in the District of Columbia, advocating for the interests of member hospitals as they support the interests of the community. To this end DCHA will: Represent and advocate for its member hospitals; Provide a forum to solve common problems and achieve common goals; Assist its members to meet community health care needs; and Encourage health services research and education.

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Wayne Turnage On Vaccine Trial
12/28/2020
Wayne Turnage On Vaccine Trial

Wayne Turnage On Vaccine Trial

[email protected]_DC Wayne Turnage joined a vaccine trial to help the frontline workers battling this pandemic.Nervous to take the vaccine? He recommends talking to so...

12/24/2020
George Washington University Hospital

George Washington University Hospital

Don't wait until it's an emergency. Delaying medical care today could lead to health problems tomorrow. At GW, your safety is our top priority and we have extensive measures in place to help keep you safe during your visit. Learn more at bit.ly/GWUHCOVID19Update.

Happy Holidays from all of us at DCHA. Have a safe and healthy holiday season.
12/21/2020

Happy Holidays from all of us at DCHA. Have a safe and healthy holiday season.

Congratulations Children’s National Hospital for earning an Honorable Mention for "Transforming Safety: Improving the Da...
12/15/2020
Patient Safety & Quality Awards - DCHA

Congratulations Children’s National Hospital for earning an Honorable Mention for "Transforming Safety: Improving the Daily Safety Huddle" from DCHA's Patient Safety & Quality Poster Competition. https://dcha.org/education-events/2020awards

The District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) awarded its 2020 Patient Safety & Quality Awards recognizing four exceptional individuals and six teams participating in the DCHA poster competition. The individuals and teams were recognized at DCHA’s Virtual Patient Safety and Quality Summit. ...

DCHA's President & CEO Jacqueline D. Bowens discusses the COVID-19 vaccine.
12/11/2020
LOOK: Secure DC locations ready to receive COVID vaccine, but much less than what's needed

DCHA's President & CEO Jacqueline D. Bowens discusses the COVID-19 vaccine.

In a secure underground facility, behind a very average looking door, preparations for the unprecedented are underway. WJLA was granted exclusive access to the underground storage facility where a significant portion of Phase 1 Covid vaccines will be held in DC. Photo: WJLA. "There are so many peopl...

Congratulations MedStar National Rehabilitation Network for earning an Honorable Mention for your Transitions of Care Ou...
12/09/2020

Congratulations MedStar National Rehabilitation Network for earning an Honorable Mention for your Transitions of Care Outcome Tool from DCHA's Patient Safety & Quality Poster Competition. Successful transitional care, especially prior to hospital discharge, is essential for improved patient outcomes and cost-savings for health care systems. https://www.dcha.org/education-events/2020awards

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, a national awareness week focused on highlighting the importance of fl...
12/07/2020

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, a national awareness week focused on highlighting the importance of flu vaccination. Protect yourself and your loved ones. Get your flu shot today. Find a vaccination site at dcha.org/flushot.

The best way to stay safe from COVID-19 is to wash hands with soap and warm water regularly, limit contact with infected...
12/02/2020

The best way to stay safe from COVID-19 is to wash hands with soap and warm water regularly, limit contact with infected persons, practice social distancing, wear a mask and cough into the crook of your elbow to decrease the risk of transmission.

December 1-7 is Handwashing Awareness Week. Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to stop th...
12/01/2020

December 1-7 is Handwashing Awareness Week. Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to stop the spread of germs and COVID-19. Wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry and repeat. Life is better with clean hands. Learn more athttps://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/pdf/wash-your-hands-fact-sheet-508.pdf

Today is Giving Tuesday where people around the globe come together in showing kindness and generosity by giving their v...
12/01/2020
Protect The Heroes

Today is Giving Tuesday where people around the globe come together in showing kindness and generosity by giving their voice, time, money, goods and advocacy to support communities and causes. Consider giving to health care workers at https://protecttheheroes.org/

Donate to Hospitals. Save those who are saving us. YOUR DONATION IS CRITICAL TO SAVING LIVES.

Stay safe and healthy this holiday season. See more fun activities at dcha.org/quality-safety/coronavirus.
11/24/2020

Stay safe and healthy this holiday season. See more fun activities at dcha.org/quality-safety/coronavirus.

Happy Thanksgiving! Stay healthy this season with safe family activities to do during a pandemic. Visit DCHA's COVID-19 ...
11/24/2020

Happy Thanksgiving! Stay healthy this season with safe family activities to do during a pandemic. Visit DCHA's COVID-19 Resource Center at dcha.org/quality-safety/coronavirus

11/23/2020
Thank You Health Care Heroes

Working in health care comes at a huge cost right now. Let’s take a moment to remember the health care workers who are providing vital care to others this holiday season. Thank you! #HealthcareHeroes

The District of Columbia Hospital Association thanks all of the health care workers and frontline responders for their heroism during COVID-19. We are so pro...

Wear A Mask
11/18/2020
Wear A Mask

Wear A Mask

Protect the ones you love. Wear a mask.

Protect yourself, your family and your community. Get your flu shot. Find a vaccination site at dcha.org/flushot.
11/04/2020

Protect yourself, your family and your community. Get your flu shot. Find a vaccination site at dcha.org/flushot.

11/03/2020
DCHA's Patient Safety & Quality Awards

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital received a Silver Patient Safety & Quality Award-Poster Competition for its All Hands-on Deck: Use of Comprehensive Interventions to Reduce VTE Rates in an Academic Medical Center program

George Washington University Hospital
10/31/2020

George Washington University Hospital

Every year, our NICU nurses and care team take the time to custom make Halloween costumes for our tiniest patients. Here is a look at this year's costumes. Happy Halloween!

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
10/31/2020

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Happy Halloween from our Level 4 NICU! Check out how cute our little ones look in these adorable costumes created by our Magnet® nurses in the NICU. A special thanks to the Juliet Grace Smith Foundation and Dr. Adam Neinstein (3rd year pediatrics resident) for all of your contributions and support.

Note: Tummy time for photographs only; please practice "back to sleep" safe sleep practices at home.
Photo credit: Dr. Adam Neinstein

10/29/2020
DCHA Patient Safety & Quality Award Winner

The George Washington University Hospital wins the Gold Award for DCHA's inaugural poster competition for Implementing Bedside Regional Anesthesia: Improving Clinical Effectiveness.

Mask Up DC! All of us need to wear a mask so we can get back to doing the things we love.
10/28/2020
Wear A Mask - YouTube

Mask Up DC! All of us need to wear a mask so we can get back to doing the things we love.

Protect the ones you love. Wear a mask.

Meet the winners of DCHA's Patient Safety & Quality Individual Awards from Howard University Hospital UMC United Medical...
10/27/2020

Meet the winners of DCHA's Patient Safety & Quality Individual Awards from Howard University Hospital UMC United Medical Center and Bridgepoint Hospital Capitol Hill BridgePoint Healthcare. Congratulations! Go to dcha.org/education-events/2020awards for details.

DC, we need you to opt in to DC CAN, the new, easy-to-use and secure COVID-19 exposure notification system. DC Health
10/21/2020

DC, we need you to opt in to DC CAN, the new, easy-to-use and secure COVID-19 exposure notification system. DC Health

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Founded in 1978, the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) is a non-profit organization with 14 member hospitals and approximately 20 associate members. The Association has been in the forefront of the debate on a wide range of national health issues, and locally, DCHA works closely with government and non-government officials to meet community health needs. This year, DCHA celebrates 40 years of being the unifying force advancing hospitals and health systems in the District of Columbia.

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Hi! GUSOM student here. About 2 weeks ago, I and 7 other med students from GU, GW and HU, co-founded DC COVID Sitters. We are pairing local college, grad, med, law, PA etc students w/local healthcare workers in need of childcare, pet sitting, errands, grocery delivery etc during the #COVID19 pandemic. We need more help! If you are a student and want to help or a healthcare worker in need of help please go to www.dccovidsitters.com to sign up and learn more about us.
Hi! GUSOM student here! About 2 weeks ago, I and 7 other med students from GU, GW and HU, co-founded DC COVID Sitters. We are pairing local college, grad, med, law, PA etc students w/local healthcare workers in need of childcare, pet sitting, errands, grocery delivery etc during the #COVID19 pandemic. If you need help please go to www.dccovidsitters.com to sign up and learn more about us. (Anyone working at a healthcare facility can apply incl: nurses, food service workers, doctors, techs, custodians, resp therapists, MAs, etc)
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Join DCHA as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary of being the unifying force advancing hospitals and health systems in the District. Put on your fancy dress and black-tie (optional) on Nov. 16 for a night of celebration. https://www.dcha.org/40years.