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The 2017 HAVE Award Winners

AHVRP congratulates the 2017 HAVE Award winners! The American Hospital Association (AHA) will honor these four hospital volunteer programs with its Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE). The AHA HAVE Awards Program is in its 34th year and highlights the extraordinary efforts of volunteers and volunteer programs and the positive impact their contributions have on the patients, hospitals, health systems and communities they serve.

The 2017 HAVE award winners are:

Community Service Programs
“Camp Charlie”
Abington-Jefferson Health – Willow Grove, PA

Community Outreach and/or Collaboration
“AOMC Poison Prevention Program”
Arnot Ogden Medical Center – Elmira, NY

Fundraising Programs
“Friends of the Heart”
Doylestown Health – Doylestown, PA

In-Service Hospital Volunteer Programs
“Hospital Elder Life Program”
Clara Maass Medical Center – Belleville, NJ

Engaging Health Care Volunteers to Pursue the Triple Aim

This resource showcases how volunteers stand out as key contributors in the success of pursuing the Triple Aim, a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to maximize the performance of the health care system.  It includes case examples of volunteer programs that support each of the Triple Aim domains, as well as critical success factors developed through interviews with volunteers, auxilians, directors of volunteers and CEOs.  Click here for more information.

2017 National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Celebrate National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 23-29, 2017.

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Click here and tell us your story on how you will celebrate National Volunteer Week

Hospitals Against Violence


Podcast: Hospitals Against Violence: The Impact of Violence on Home Health Care Providers

Workforce Center Senior Director Veronika Riley sits down with Joyce Bulman, Vice President, Clinical Operations at Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, Arizona to discuss the challenges and issues home health care providers face in regards to violence and best practices to mitigate this violence.

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Message from Rick Pollack, President and CEO of the American Hospital Association

The Power of One

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