ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS INSTITUTE

Address
401 NINTH STREET NW NO 900
WASHINGTON, DC 20004
Contact
Website: http://www.essentialhospitals.org
Phone: +1 (202) 585-0100
Nonprofit
NTEE: E052 - Health care
EIN: 52-1535611

Mission

TO CONDUCT RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON 501(C)(3) ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS' MEMBERS; TO FOSTER AND PROMOTE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS RELATING TO THE MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATION, DELIVERY AND FINANCING OF PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT HOSPITALS AND PUBLIC HEALTH CARE; TO EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC CONCERNING THE NEED TO FINANCE AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO QUALITY CARE FOR ALL CITIZENS; TO SPONSOR PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS WHICH ARE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE CHARITABLE, SCIENTIFIC AND EDUCATIONAL GOALS OF THE ASSOCIATION, THE CORPORATION AND ITS MEMBERS; TO SERVE AS A SOURCE OF EXPERTISE AND KNOWLEDGE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON MATTERS UNIQUELY AFFECTING PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT HOSPITALS; AND TO CONDUCT OTHER CHARITABLE, SCIENTIFIC, OR EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
 20162015201420122011
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1987
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$649,742.00$1,017,012.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00   
Number of employees00   
Number of people compensated >$100k00   
Number of volunteers1512   
Number of highly compensated contractors21   
Personnel
Blouin, Ann
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTORMEMBER DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personANN SCOTT BLOUINANN SCOTT BLOUIN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Burk, Alan
TitleDIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCESDIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES   
Name of key/compensated personALAN BURKALAN BURK   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org10.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$42,227.00$40,309.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $150,898.00$145,751.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs30.0020.00   
Callahan, Sarah
Title DIRECTOR, PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT   
Name of key/compensated person SARAH CALLAHAN   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $17,895.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $194,695.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Campbell, Mark
TitleDIRECTOR, ITDIRECTOR, IT   
Name of key/compensated personMARK CAMPBELLMARK CAMPBELL   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org10.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$34,667.00$33,033.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $154,329.00$160,750.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs30.0020.00   
Cerese, Julie
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personJULIE CERESE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Cerise, Julie
Title EX-OFFICIO   
Name of key/compensated person JULIE CERISE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Engler, David
TitleSVP FOR LEADERSHIP & INNOVATIONSR. VP FOR LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION   
Name of key/compensated personDAVID ENGLERDAVID ENGLER   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$83,257.00$93,291.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $359,155.00$386,757.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Finley, Delvecchio
TitleTREASURERMEMBER DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDELVECCHIO FINLEYDELVECCHIO FINLEY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Gold, Rhonda
TitleCFOCFO   
Name of key/compensated personRHONDA GOLDRHONDA GOLD   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org10.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$89,403.00$92,732.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $456,628.00$438,677.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs30.0020.00   
Goldmann, Donald
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTORMEMBER DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDONALD GOLDMANNDONALD GOLDMANN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Guterman, Stuart
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOROUTSIDE DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSTUART GUTERMANSTUART GUTERMAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Haley, Leon
TitleCHAIRCHAIR-ELECT/SECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personLEON HALEY JRLEON HALEY JR   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Harris, Carmen
Title MANAGER, INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIPS   
Name of key/compensated person CARMEN HARRIS   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $7,836.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $130,072.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Moffatt-Bruce, Susan
TitleCHAIR-ELECT/SECRETARYTREASURER   
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN MOFFATT-BRUCESUSAN MOFFATT-BRUCE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Murray, Erica
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOROUTSIDE DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personERICA MURRAYERICA MURRAY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Neuhoff, Christine
TitleMEMBER DIRECTORMEMBER DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTINE NEUHOFFCHRISTINE NEUHOFF   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Pasternak, L
Title MEMBER DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person L REUVEN PASTERNAK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Pasternak, Reuven
TitleMEMBER DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personREUVEN PASTERNAK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Patterson, Anthony
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOR (FROM 07/16)    
Name of key/compensated personANTHONY PATTERSON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Pryor, Jon
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOR (FROM 07/16)    
Name of key/compensated personJON PRYOR    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ramiah, Kalpana
TitleDIRECTOR, RESEARCH    
Name of key/compensated personKALPANA RAMIAH    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$13,948.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $177,646.00    
Roth, Anna
TitlePAST-CHAIRCHAIR   
Name of key/compensated personANNA ROTHANNA ROTH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Sears, Vickie
Title IMPROVEMENT COACH   
Name of key/compensated person VICKIE SEARS   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $11,382.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $148,408.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Shannon, John
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOR (FROM 07/16)    
Name of key/compensated personJOHN JAY SHANNON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Siegel, Bruce
TitlePRESIDENT & CEO/RECORDING SECRETARYPRESIDENT & CEO   
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE SIEGELBRUCE SIEGEL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org3.007.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$153,150.00$154,061.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $859,432.00$1,352,933.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs37.0033.00   
Siwajuola, Olajumoke
TitleSENIOR ACCOUNTING MANAGER    
Name of key/compensated personOLAJUMOKE SIWAJUOLA    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$30,621.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $105,458.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs30.00    
Wong, Winston
TitleOUTSIDE DIRECTOROUTSIDE DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personWINSTON WONGWINSTON WONG   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSEE PART III, LINE 1.SEE PART III, LINE 1.   
Program service expenses, total$2,413,850.00$3,596,380.00   
Programs, including revenue & expenses
GRANTS AND HEALTH CARE: THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE ("INSTITUTE") CONTINUED TO ADDRESS THE MAJOR ISSUES FACING PUBLIC HOSPITALS, SAFETY NET ORGANIZATIONS, UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, AND RELATED HEALTH POLICY ISSUES OF NATIONAL PRIORITY. THE INSTITUTE'S GRANT-SUPPORTED RESEARCH EXPANDS INSTITUTIONAL KNOWLEDGE ON TOPICS RELATED TO QUALITY PERFORMANCE AND IMPROVEMENT, LEADERSHIP, INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND HEALTH REFORM IMPLEMENTATION. WE CONTINUED OUR WORK ON A KAISER PERMANENTE FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT BUILDING A NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE SAFETY NET IN FOUR COMMUNITIES, WITH THE GOAL TO BUILD COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH CENTERS AND ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS. THE INSTITUTE WAS AWARDED A 9-MONTH PLANNING GRANT FROM THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION TO DEVELOP A ROADMAP FOR POPULATION HEALTH ACROSS OUR MEMBERSHIP. THE INSTITUTE'S GRANT FROM THE PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PCORI) SUPPORTS OUR COLLABORATION WITH A CONSORTIUM OF RESEARCHERS TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSITIONAL CARE IN THE MEDICARE POPULATION; WHILE THE FUNDING FROM KAISER PERMANENTE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT OUR CORE WORK IN RESEARCH AND TRANSFORMATION. THE INSTITUTE BEGAN WORK ON A NEW 18-MONTH CONTRACT FROM PCORI TO STUDY HOW COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH IS USED AND IMPLEMENTED BY ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS, AS WELL AS BY THEIR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES, TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AMONG VULNERABLE POPULATIONS. THE INSTITUTE WAS ALSO AWARDED A ONE-YEAR GRANT BY KAISER PERMANENTE'S FOUNDATION FOR THE SECOND PHASE OF ITS NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET PROJECT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS TO FEATURE CASE STUDIES OF SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIONS IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES.
Program expenses$1,346,984.00$592,609.00   
Program descriptionGRANTS AND HEALTH CARE: THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE ("INSTITUTE") CONTINUED TO ADDRESS THE MAJOR ISSUES FACING PUBLIC HOSPITALS, SAFETY NET ORGANIZATIONS, UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, AND RELATED HEALTH POLICY ISSUES OF NATIONAL PRIORITY. THE INSTITUTE'S GRANT-SUPPORTED RESEARCH EXPANDS INSTITUTIONAL KNOWLEDGE ON TOPICS RELATED TO QUALITY PERFORMANCE AND IMPROVEMENT, LEADERSHIP, INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND HEALTH REFORM IMPLEMENTATION. WE CONTINUED OUR WORK ON A KAISER PERMANENTE FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT BUILDING A NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE SAFETY NET IN FOUR COMMUNITIES, WITH THE GOAL TO BUILD COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH CENTERS AND ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS. THE INSTITUTE WAS AWARDED A 9-MONTH PLANNING GRANT FROM THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION TO DEVELOP A ROADMAP FOR POPULATION HEALTH ACROSS OUR MEMBERSHIP. THE INSTITUTE'S GRANT FROM THE PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PCORI) SUPPORTS OUR COLLABORATION WITH A CONSORTIUM OF RESEARCHERS TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSITIONAL CARE IN THE MEDICARE POPULATION; WHILE THE FUNDING FROM KAISER PERMANENTE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT OUR CORE WORK IN RESEARCH AND TRANSFORMATION. THE INSTITUTE BEGAN WORK ON A NEW 18-MONTH CONTRACT FROM PCORI TO STUDY HOW COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH IS USED AND IMPLEMENTED BY ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS, AS WELL AS BY THEIR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES, TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AMONG VULNERABLE POPULATIONS. THE INSTITUTE WAS ALSO AWARDED A ONE-YEAR GRANT BY KAISER PERMANENTE'S FOUNDATION FOR THE SECOND PHASE OF ITS NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET PROJECT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS TO FEATURE CASE STUDIES OF SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIONS IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES.GRANTS AND HEALTHCARE: THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE CONTINUED TO ADDRESS THE MAJOR ISSUES FACING PUBLIC HOSPITALS, SAFETY NET ORGANIZATIONS, UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, AND RELATED HEALTH POLICY ISSUES OF NATIONAL PRIORITY. THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE'S GRANT-SUPPORTED RESEARCH EXPANDS INSTITUTIONAL KNOWLEDGE ON TOPICS RELATED TO QUALITY PERFORMANCE AND IMPROVEMENT, LEADERSHIP, INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND HEALTH REFORM IMPLEMENTATION. WE CONTINUED OUR WORK ON A KAISER PERMANENTE FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT BUILDING A NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE SAFETY NET IN FOUR COMMUNITIES: ATLANTA, RICHMOND, DENVER AND CLEVELAND, WITH THE GOAL TO BUILD COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH CENTERS AND ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS. OUR GRANT FROM THE PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PCORI) SUPPORTS OUR COLLABORATION WITH A LARGE CONSORTIUM OF RESEARCHERS TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSITIONAL CARE IN THE MEDICARE POPULATION. THE INSTITUTE RECEIVED TWO YEARS OF FUNDING FROM KAISER PERMANENTE TO SUPPORT OUR CORE WORK IN RESEARCH AND TRANSFORMATION AND A NINE MONTH PLANNING GRANT FROM THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION FOR "MOVING TO ACTION FOR HOSPITALS AND POPULATION HEALTH" TO DEVELOP A ROADMAP FOR POPULATION HEALTH ACROSS OUR MEMBERSHIP.   
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION: TO HELP SAFETY NET HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS CONTINUE THEIR SUCCESS IN SERVING THEIR COMMUNITIES, THE INSTITUTE OFFERED A WIDE ARRAY OF EDUCATIONAL AND MEMBER SERVICES WHICH INCLUDED WEBINARS, SPECIALTY MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CONFERENCE CALLS AND WEBINARS. THESE PROGRAMS PROVIDED FORUMS FOR MEMBERS TO LEARN AND EXCHANGE IDEAS ON HOW SAFETY NET HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS CAN ADDRESS NEW ISSUES AND CHALLENGES, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING VITAL PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS AND LEADERSHIP EXPERTISE.THE INSTITUTE SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED THE FIRST CLASS OF THE ESSENTIAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (EWLA). THE 2016 FELLOWS PROGRAM FOCUSED ON ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP AND CONTINUED TO PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION TO HELP TRAIN FUTURE LEADERS OF ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS.
Program expenses$645,213.00    
Program descriptionLEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION: TO HELP SAFETY NET HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS CONTINUE THEIR SUCCESS IN SERVING THEIR COMMUNITIES, THE INSTITUTE OFFERED A WIDE ARRAY OF EDUCATIONAL AND MEMBER SERVICES WHICH INCLUDED WEBINARS, SPECIALTY MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CONFERENCE CALLS AND WEBINARS. THESE PROGRAMS PROVIDED FORUMS FOR MEMBERS TO LEARN AND EXCHANGE IDEAS ON HOW SAFETY NET HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS CAN ADDRESS NEW ISSUES AND CHALLENGES, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING VITAL PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS AND LEADERSHIP EXPERTISE.THE INSTITUTE SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED THE FIRST CLASS OF THE ESSENTIAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (EWLA). THE 2016 FELLOWS PROGRAM FOCUSED ON ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP AND CONTINUED TO PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION TO HELP TRAIN FUTURE LEADERS OF ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS.    
QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY: CONSISTENT WITH OUR CURRENT FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN, AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS AND THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE HAVE BEEN PROACTIVE IN AREAS OF QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY AS PART OF THE TRANSFORMATION CENTER. OUR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES YIELDED 4,000 FEWER HARM EVENTS IN OUR MEMBER HOSPITALS INCLUDING SUCH EVENTS AS FALLS, INFECTIONS, AND READMISSIONS WITH AN ESTIMATED HEALTHCARE COST SAVINGS OF 41 MILLION DOLLARS. WE CONTINUED OUR WORK ON THE HCAHPS LEARNING NETWORK. WE HAVE ENGAGED OVER 500 PROFESSIONALS ACROSS 59 OF OUR MEMBER HOSPITALS THROUGH STRUCTURED DISTANCE LEARNING AS WELL AS IN-PERSON MEETINGS. THE INSTITUTE'S ASK EVERY PATIENT RACE ETHNICITY AND LANGUAGE (REAL) MODULE SERVES HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN EFFORTS TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH PATIENTS. THIRTEEN MEMBER HOSPITALS HAVE UPLOADED THE TOOL TO THEIR SYSTEM AND WE ANTICIPATE MORE HOSPITALS TO FOLLOW SUIT IN 2016. THE INSTITUTE NOW SERVES AS A SUBCONTRACTOR TO VIZIENT INC.'S HOSPITAL ENGAGEMENT NETWORK TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND SUPPORT ON RACE, ETHNICITY, AND LANGUAGE DATA COLLECTION. WITH VIZIENT, WE ARE ALSO OFFERING THE REAL MODULE TO 26 PHYSICIAN PRACTICES ENROLLED IN THEIR TCPI-PTN PROGRAM.
Program expenses $1,469,414.00   
Program description QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY: CONSISTENT WITH OUR CURRENT FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN, AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS AND THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE HAVE BEEN PROACTIVE IN AREAS OF QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY AS PART OF THE TRANSFORMATION CENTER. OUR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES YIELDED 4,000 FEWER HARM EVENTS IN OUR MEMBER HOSPITALS INCLUDING SUCH EVENTS AS FALLS, INFECTIONS, AND READMISSIONS WITH AN ESTIMATED HEALTHCARE COST SAVINGS OF 41 MILLION DOLLARS. WE CONTINUED OUR WORK ON THE HCAHPS LEARNING NETWORK. WE HAVE ENGAGED OVER 500 PROFESSIONALS ACROSS 59 OF OUR MEMBER HOSPITALS THROUGH STRUCTURED DISTANCE LEARNING AS WELL AS IN-PERSON MEETINGS. THE INSTITUTE'S ASK EVERY PATIENT RACE ETHNICITY AND LANGUAGE (REAL) MODULE SERVES HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN EFFORTS TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH PATIENTS. THIRTEEN MEMBER HOSPITALS HAVE UPLOADED THE TOOL TO THEIR SYSTEM AND WE ANTICIPATE MORE HOSPITALS TO FOLLOW SUIT IN 2016. THE INSTITUTE NOW SERVES AS A SUBCONTRACTOR TO VIZIENT INC.'S HOSPITAL ENGAGEMENT NETWORK TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND SUPPORT ON RACE, ETHNICITY, AND LANGUAGE DATA COLLECTION. WITH VIZIENT, WE ARE ALSO OFFERING THE REAL MODULE TO 26 PHYSICIAN PRACTICES ENROLLED IN THEIR TCPI-PTN PROGRAM.   
RESEARCH AND ANALYTICS: THE SCOPE OF WORK OF THE INSTITUTE IS DETERMINED BY AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS' STRATEGIC PLAN, PARTICULARLY THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES THAT SUPPORT TRANSFORMATION OF MEMBERS INTO INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND INTO LEADERS IN ACCESS AND QUALITY OF CARE. THE INSTITUTE PUBLISHED THREE IMPORTANT REPORTS IN 2016--FOOD INSECURITY, HEALTH EQUITY, AND ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS (JUNE 2016); POPULATION HEALTH AT ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS: A ROAD MAP TO COMMUNITY-INTEGRATED CARE (NOVEMBER 2016); AND POPULATION HEALTH AT ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS: FINDINGS FROM MOVING TO ACTION FOR HOSPITALS AND POPULATION HEALTH. (NOVEMBER 2016). THE INSTITUTE COMPLETED A COLLECTION OF FISCAL YEAR 2014 DATA AND PUBLISHED THE FINDINGS IN ITS ESSENTIAL DATA 2016 REPORT.
Program expenses$352,346.00    
Program descriptionRESEARCH AND ANALYTICS: THE SCOPE OF WORK OF THE INSTITUTE IS DETERMINED BY AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS' STRATEGIC PLAN, PARTICULARLY THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES THAT SUPPORT TRANSFORMATION OF MEMBERS INTO INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND INTO LEADERS IN ACCESS AND QUALITY OF CARE. THE INSTITUTE PUBLISHED THREE IMPORTANT REPORTS IN 2016--FOOD INSECURITY, HEALTH EQUITY, AND ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS (JUNE 2016); POPULATION HEALTH AT ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS: A ROAD MAP TO COMMUNITY-INTEGRATED CARE (NOVEMBER 2016); AND POPULATION HEALTH AT ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS: FINDINGS FROM MOVING TO ACTION FOR HOSPITALS AND POPULATION HEALTH. (NOVEMBER 2016). THE INSTITUTE COMPLETED A COLLECTION OF FISCAL YEAR 2014 DATA AND PUBLISHED THE FINDINGS IN ITS ESSENTIAL DATA 2016 REPORT.    
RESEARCH: THE SCOPE OF WORK OF THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE IS DETERMINED BY AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS' STRATEGIC PLAN, PARTICULARLY THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES THAT SUPPORT TRANSFORMATION OF MEMBERS INTO INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND INTO LEADERS IN ACCESS AND QUALITY OF CARE. THE INSTITUTE RESTRUCTURED THE ANNUAL HOSPITAL CHARACTERISTICS SURVEY IN ORDER TO INCORPORATE A MORE EFFICIENT APPROACH. THE SURVEY HAS EXPANDED TO ALL MEMBER HOSPITALS, INCLUDING NON-ACUTE FACILITIES. THE 2015 SURVEY WAS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH MULTIPLE FORMATS TO MITIGATE SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES AND INCORPORATED QUESTIONS THAT REFLECT CHANGES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) THAT TOOK PLACE IN FISCAL YEAR 2014.TWO ARTICLES AUTHORED BY ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS INSTITUTE STAFF WERE ACCEPTED BY PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS IN 2015. "ADAPTING CHRONIC DISEASE CARE FOR THE UNDERSERVED: INNOVATIONS IN THE SAFETY NET" WAS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL FOR HEALTHCARE FOR THE POOR AND UNDERSERVED IN FEBRUARY. "ADVANCING A CULTURE OF HEALTH, POPULATION HEALTH TO PROGRAMS IN PLACE OF ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS" HAS BEEN ACCEPTED BY THE JOURNAL FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY FOR PUBLICATION IN 2016. INSTITUTE STAFF ALSO PRESENTED AT THE 2015 AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE WITH A POSTER PRESENTATION ON PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND A SESSION PRESENTATION ON STATE MEDICAID WAIVERS. RESEARCH AND QUALITY BRIEFS PUBLISHED IN 2015 FOCUSED ON MEDICARE'S HOSPITAL ACQUIRED CONDITIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM, CMS STAR RATINGS PROCESS, MEDICAID WAIVERS, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATION WITH PRIMARY CARE, HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS POPULATIONS, AND HOSPITAL READMISSIONS.
Program expenses $867,527.00   
Program description RESEARCH: THE SCOPE OF WORK OF THE ESSENTIAL HOSPITAL INSTITUTE IS DETERMINED BY AMERICA'S ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS' STRATEGIC PLAN, PARTICULARLY THE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES THAT SUPPORT TRANSFORMATION OF MEMBERS INTO INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND INTO LEADERS IN ACCESS AND QUALITY OF CARE. THE INSTITUTE RESTRUCTURED THE ANNUAL HOSPITAL CHARACTERISTICS SURVEY IN ORDER TO INCORPORATE A MORE EFFICIENT APPROACH. THE SURVEY HAS EXPANDED TO ALL MEMBER HOSPITALS, INCLUDING NON-ACUTE FACILITIES. THE 2015 SURVEY WAS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH MULTIPLE FORMATS TO MITIGATE SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES AND INCORPORATED QUESTIONS THAT REFLECT CHANGES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) THAT TOOK PLACE IN FISCAL YEAR 2014.TWO ARTICLES AUTHORED BY ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS INSTITUTE STAFF WERE ACCEPTED BY PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS IN 2015. "ADAPTING CHRONIC DISEASE CARE FOR THE UNDERSERVED: INNOVATIONS IN THE SAFETY NET" WAS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL FOR HEALTHCARE FOR THE POOR AND UNDERSERVED IN FEBRUARY. "ADVANCING A CULTURE OF HEALTH, POPULATION HEALTH TO PROGRAMS IN PLACE OF ESSENTIAL HOSPITALS" HAS BEEN ACCEPTED BY THE JOURNAL FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY FOR PUBLICATION IN 2016. INSTITUTE STAFF ALSO PRESENTED AT THE 2015 AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE WITH A POSTER PRESENTATION ON PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND A SESSION PRESENTATION ON STATE MEDICAID WAIVERS. RESEARCH AND QUALITY BRIEFS PUBLISHED IN 2015 FOCUSED ON MEDICARE'S HOSPITAL ACQUIRED CONDITIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM, CMS STAR RATINGS PROCESS, MEDICAID WAIVERS, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATION WITH PRIMARY CARE, HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS POPULATIONS, AND HOSPITAL READMISSIONS.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,413,988.00$2,365,240.00   
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,971,437.00$2,014,075.00$5,904,308.00$6,895,370.00$957,890.00
Investment income, current yr$55,051.00$61,486.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,971,437.00$2,014,075.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00   
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$4,679.00   
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00   
Program service revenue (total)$387,500.00$285,000.00$221,000.00$506,124.00$0.00
Gross receipts$2,414,887.00$2,387,958.00   
Sources of contributions
Contributions from related organizations$660,000.00$595,000.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$1,311,437.00$1,419,075.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $4,679.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$55,950.00$65,304.00   
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$3,122,272.00$4,511,343.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $2,413,850.00$3,596,380.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$708,422.00$914,963.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00   
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$2,930.00$35,200.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Investment management fees (total)$5,748.00$27,023.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,297,381.00$5,694,045.00$8,528,149.00$6,694,040.00$692,367.00
Total assets, beginning of year$5,694,045.00$8,528,149.00   
Total liabilities$725,981.00$476,459.00$1,110,293.00$4,240,683.00$372,383.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$476,459.00$1,110,293.00   
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$14,385.00$819,900.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,055,385.00$4,203,771.00   
Temporarily restricted net assets$516,015.00$1,013,815.00   
Net assets$4,571,400.00$5,217,586.00   
Net assets, beginning of year$5,217,586.00$7,417,856.00   
Other liabilities$582,076.00$355,358.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,405,206.00$3,252,311.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$708,284.00-$2,146,103.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$1,592,514.00$1,439,569.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$22,250.00$32,095.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$143,905.00$121,101.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$4,571,400.00$5,217,586.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$78,112.00$40,052.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1613   
Number of independent voting members1512   
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01   
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012012-12-012011-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrue   
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990   
Reason for form submission
Address change True   
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-062017-01-12   
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1   
Filing identifier201702589349300915201602659349300245   
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