Best Practices Library

These resources aim help health care leaders expand their knowledge and enhance their performance in achieving their community health goals.

The library’s information is constantly changing as documents are continuously posted. Topics go across all health care issues and cut across all health care settings.

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Case Studies
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Study: Trinity Health System

Jan 4, 2019
       
Webinar Recordings
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Using Data to Drive Intentional Action

Dec 19, 2018
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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The Value Initiative Members In Action 2018 Summary

Dec 13, 2018
The AHA’s Members in Action series spotlights hospitals and health systems that are implementing new value-based strategies to improve health care affordability. This PDF is a synopsis of 2018; read the full case studies here.
Case Studies

Members in Action Case Study: Reducing Infant Mortality: Maternal and Infant Outreach

Dec 7, 2018
Parkview Hospital is one of the oldest – and only remaining – nonprofit hospitals in northeast Indiana. Parkview has a long history of community engagement based on reaching out and collaborating with community leaders and nonprofit agencies to deliver services, increase access, and address the social determinants of health. The Maternal and Infant Outreach initiative is offered in partnership with multiple social services agencies aimed at reducing infant mortality by providing resources to expectant and new mothers, including Healthy Families, Associated Churches, A Hope Pregnancy Center, Beds and Britches, Etc., SCAN, and the Neighborhood Health Clinic.
Case Studies
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Members in Action Case Study: Welcome Baby Program Partnership

Dec 7, 2018
The Welcome Baby Program is part of a community network of programs that work together to provide supportive services to families with newborns.
Case Studies

Members in Action Case Study: Healthy Beginnings

Dec 7, 2018
Overview About eight out of 1,000 babies born in Delaware die before their first birthday, compared with a national rate of about six out of 1,000.
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative: Unconscious Bias: From Awareness to Action

Dec 6, 2018
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative: Volunteer Health Care Catalysts: Hospital Volunteers Accelerating Healthy Outcomes while Delivering an Exceptional Patient Experience

Dec 6, 2018
Learn how directors of volunteer services can play a role in accelerating healthy outcomes for patients, caregivers and communities through data driven, mission focused social determinants of health programs.
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative: Using Risk-Adjusted Staffing to Improve Patient Value

Dec 6, 2018
Learn how a Patient Risk Assessment Profile allowed nurses to proactively assess patient risk to guide staffing decisions and nurse-patient assignment. Implementation of this tool improved patient value, reduced adverse events, and avoided unnecessary hospital costs.
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative: Improving Value through Evidence-Based Training

Dec 6, 2018
During this session, you will learn how professionals responsible for caring for the patient and resident care environment can improve both value and outcomes.