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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The Value Initiative Members In Action: Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Columbus, Ohio

Jul 2, 2019
Nationwide Children’s Hospital wanted to make its surrounding neighborhoods a better place to live and work for its patients and employees.
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The Value Initiative AHA Members In Action: Illinois Rural Community Care Organization

Mar 29, 2018
The Illinois Rural Community Care Organization builds the structure necessary for rural providers to be successful ACOs.
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ACO Investment Model - Rural Hospital Collaboration - Case Example

Mar 15, 2018
In January 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 39 Shared Savings Program (SSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) will participate in the ACO Investment Model (AIM).
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October 4, 2016 Hospital/FQHC ACO Partnership of Maine - Case Study

Oct 4, 2016
Twelve health care organizations across the state have partnered to form the Community Care Partnership of Maine - an Accountable Care Organization (CCPM ACO). Case Study
AHA/HRET Guides
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Advanced Illness Management Strategies - Part 1

Dec 11, 2012
In 2012,
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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.