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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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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Shared Learning

Sep 9, 2015
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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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Central Line Blood Stream Infection Rates to Zero

Jun 1, 2015
Using a sequential rapid cycle improvement process to implement evidence-based practices for central line blood stream infection prevention, the hospital reduced its critical care central line bloo
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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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Innovative Childhood Obesity Program

Nov 3, 2014
Albany Medical Center developed the Child Advocacy Resident Education program that aims to improve access to healthier foods in Albany's South
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Patient Navigation Program--An Avon Foundation Safety-Net Project

Jun 3, 2014
Three patient navigators are used to advocate on behalf of women with abnormal breast findings on mammograms. The main goals of the program are to remove barriers to making appointments (e.g.
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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.