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.
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Study: Atlantic Medical Group

Aug 26, 2019
A component of the Atlantic Health System in northern New Jersey, Atlantic Medical Group (AMG) comprises 3,500 employees covering 316 locations and over 65 specialties.
Case Studies

Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Studies: Members in Action

Apr 26, 2019
The AHA Physician Alliance’s Members in Action series spotlights hospitals and health systems that are implementing strategies to improve the health of clinicians and reduce administrative burden
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The Value Initiative Members in Action: Presbyterian Healthcare Services – Albuquerque, NM

Apr 1, 2019
Presbyterian Healthcare Services – Albuquerque, NM Holistic Partnership Improves Outcomes for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Study: Trinity Health System

Jan 4, 2019
Trinity Health is the nation’s second-largest national Catholic health system with a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within communities across 22 states. To comply with evaluation and management (E/M) billing requirements, Trinity had revised its history of present illness (HPI) documentation policy in 2012 to exclude the use of ancillary staff notes.
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative Webinar: Engaging the Patient Perspective in the Value Equation

Dec 6, 2018
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative Webinar: Developing a Population Health Strategy to Support the Drive to Value

Nov 30, 2018
Register Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Webinar Recordings
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Implementing Strategies to Promote Value: Participating in Medicare APMs

Nov 30, 2018
We’ll review the ways in which hospitals can participate in Medicare alternative payment models and offer thoughts on what we expect the APM landscape to look like in the future.
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Value Initiative Webinar: Setting the Stage: What does a Culture of Value Look Like?

Nov 28, 2018
Register here Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Webinar Recordings
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Value Initiative Webinar: Value and You

Nov 28, 2018
Register here Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019