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
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Allina Health – Minneapolis MN

Apr 19, 2018
Founded in 2012 by Allina Health, the impetus for LifeCourse was to address the upstream challenges people face when reaching the late stages of serious illness.
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Carolinas HealthCare System – Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program

Apr 17, 2018
April 2018 - Participating in sports and other outdoor activities brings joy to so many people. Jennifer, at the Carolinas HealthCare System’s Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program, a community-based sports therapy rehabilitation program, knows firsthand that sports can be life-saving – particularly for people with disabilities.
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Taylor Regional Hospital – Hospitality Van Service

Apr 11, 2018
April 2018 - Located in Campbellsville, Kentucky, Taylor Regional Hospital launched its hospitality van service in 2007 when the hospital’s cancer center noticed that patients were missing their routine check-ups and radiation treatments.
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Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New Hampshire – Frisbie Smiles

Apr 11, 2018
April 2018 - Since good oral health habits begin at childhood, the Frisbie Smiles program started by offering dental education and screenings in a local Rochester elementary school.
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Carle Foundation Hospital – The Center for Rural Health and Farm Safety’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Days

Apr 11, 2018
April 2018 - Having grown up on her family’s farm in Illinois, Amy Rademaker knows that farming is more than a job. It’s also a culture, a family tradition and a major driver of the economy.