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.


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IHA 2015 Quality Awards

Oct 6, 2015
Sinai Health System, Chicago, “Helping Adults Breathe and Thrive: A Healthy Homes Approach to Improving Respiratory He
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Change the Culture; Increase Wellness

Sep 1, 2015
In order to develop a durable systemic change, one Keene, N.H., program is making the healthy choice the easy choice. Turn
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Diversity in Health Care: Examples from the Field

Jul 2, 2015
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Project Brotherhood

Apr 15, 2015
Project Brotherhood is dedicated to helping Greater New Haven-area men make the healthy lifestyle choices needed to prevent cancer.
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Connecting Care - Improving Quality

Nov 17, 2014
Matching patients with primary care physicians was top priority of this project improvement by the care team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago.
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Reducing 30-Day Readmission Rates through Targeted Population Interventions

Jun 4, 2014
Since 2010, the academic medical center has been supporting a program to reduce 30-day all cause readmission rates by targeting efforts on a subset of patient populations each year.
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North Mississippi Medical Center - Live Well Health Fair

Jan 2, 2014
What is it?For the last 16 years, North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) has hosted the annual Live Well Health Fair.
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UKanQuit: The University of Kansas Hospital Patient Tobacco Cessation Program

Jul 17, 2013
The case study addresses a hospital-based tobacco cessation initiative that serves patients regardless of diagnosis.
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Patient- and Family-Centered Rounds at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Jan 1, 2013
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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ProvenHealth Navigation at Geisinger Health System

Jan 1, 2013
Geisinger Health System