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.

If you have questions e-mail us at hpoe@aha.org.


Case Studies

Hospital Develops New Capacity Management System

Oct 15, 2018
A community hospital in the Washington, D.C., metro area was experiencing continual inpatient overcapacity issues that caused boarding problems and backup in the emergency department and post-anest
Case Studies

Academic Medical Center Creates an Innovative Syringe

Oct 15, 2018
The Department of Urology at an academic medical center focused on a problem with dosing patients while using a cystoscope and syringe.
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Change is on the Horizon

Oct 15, 2018
To improve patient engagement among millennials from a payer/insurance point of view, Carle and its health plan, Health Alliance, researched what health and wellness priorities might appeal to a mi
Case Studies

Save My Spot

Oct 15, 2018
Because CoxHealth continually looks for ways to optimize patient access to care, it chose that as the focus of its AHA Innovation 90 project.
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Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.

Oct 4, 2018
Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.