This month, the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation is focused on the importance of patient safety and engagement in health care at home through a series of events and partnerships. Join us for these upcoming Alliance events!

Tues., August 27th: #HomeHealthChat on Patient Safety and Engagement

On Tuesday, August 27th the Alliance will host its second Twitter Chat at 2 pm ET, co-hosted this month with the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group and guest host Sherl Brand, BSN, RN, VNA Health Group’s Chief of Business Development, Vice President External Affairs. Questions in the chat will tackle topics such as what home care can do to prevent falls in the home and the community and how to help patients become empowered to be safer at home.  To participate, login to Twitter on August 27th at 2 pm ET and type #homehealthchat into the search box, there you can follow the discussion and participate live using the aforementioned hashtag. For more information on “How To” Twitter chat and a tutorial video, please visit

Wed., September 4th: Innovation Perspectives Webinar with the National Partnership for Women and Families

The Alliance will host a new Innovation Perspectives webinar on Wednesday, September 4th at 2 pm ET featuring speakers from the National Partnership for Women & Families. “Patient & Family Engagement Across the Care Continuum,” the third webinar in the series, will focus on the National Partnership’s model of patient and family engagement and how home health can better partner with patient-centered initiatives. For more information on the webinar, or information on past Innovations Perspectives webinars, please click here.


In addition, the Alliance is on the advisory editorial board of Urgent Matters, which is hosting a Webinar on Friday, August 23rd on Federal Liability Protection for Emergency Care:  Urgent Matters, an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to reduce emergency department crowding and relieve patient flow, will host a 90-minute webinar titled, “Federal Liability Protection for Emergency Care” on Friday, August 23rd at 11 am ET. The Alliance is proud to be a member of the Urgent Matters editorial board and we encourage our members and followers to participate in the important discussion on patient safety, specifically the Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2013. Click here to register for the webinar.


For questions about any of these events, or to feature an event in our blog or e-newsletter, please contact the Alliance’s Director of Strategic Initiatives and Communications, C. Grace Whiting at

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