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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Case Studies

Program Helps Norwegian American Hospital Provide Paths to Leadership

Sep 4, 2019
As physicians take on increasing levels of executive responsibility within hospitals, their skills need to evolve with their role. While caring for patients will always be paramount, other skills related to cross-functional collaboration, conflict resolution, managing to metrics and long-term strategy become equally important. Norwegian American Hospital, a 200-bed safety-net hospital in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, recognized this need within its organization and embarked on a professional development partnership with the American Hospital Association that will help it engage and develop physicians to build a pipeline of future leaders.
Case Studies
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.
AHA/HRET Guides
Public

Achieving Team-Based Health Care Delivery

Aug 1, 2012
PLF hosted a session on achieving team-based health care delivery.
Case Studies
Public

Washington Regional Medical System - Faith in Action

Jan 2, 2012
What is it?Since 1996, this volunteer-based program has provided the Northwest Arkansas community with services for seniors, including transportation, shopping, chore assistance, minor hom