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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AHA/HRET Guides
Public

A Call to Action: Creating a Culture of Health

Jan 9, 2013
AHA/HRET Guides
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Advanced Illness Management Strategies - Part 1

Dec 11, 2012
In 2012,
AHA/HRET Guides
Public

Advanced Illness Management Strategies - Part 2

Dec 1, 2012
Case Studies
Public

Defining Quality and Empowering Everyone to Achieve it

Jul 19, 2012
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has undergone a decade-long cultural transformation to achieve and sustain the highest levels of quality and patient safety.
Case Studies
Public

Palliative Care Programs

Jan 1, 2012
In 2006, Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health care system, chose seven pilots site with established palliative care programs to test improvements.
Case Studies
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Respecting Choices

Jan 1, 2012
The Respecting Choices' advance care planning program, developed in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is a multi-faceted approach that depends on the re-design of the health care system in 4 domains.
Case Studies
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Advanced Illness Management (AIM)

Jan 1, 2012
AIM focuses care on people with advanced illness, which often involves more than one chronic diagnosis such as cancer, heart failure, or dementia.