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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Rural Emergency Medical Center Act and CAH Mileage Criteria

Jun 12, 2018
Held June 12, 2018 Please join the AHA rural team for a special call to discuss recently introduced legislation to allow existing critical access hospitals and certain small rural hospita
Case Studies

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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The "90 Minute" Performance Improvement Team

Jun 10, 2015
After learning of the '90 minute' standard of care for providing definitive treatment for cardiac patients, the team was charged with making recommendations to reach the '90 minute' goal.
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Blueprint for Health

Jun 7, 2015
As part of Blueprint for Health (a statewide, public-private initiative authorized by the Vermont legislature), the largely rural St.
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A Rural Hospital's Push to Move Patient Satisfaction From Better to Best in the Emergency Department

Jul 11, 2014
The patient experience as measured by patient satisfaction scores is an organizational goal.
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State Association

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.