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: Baylor Scott & White Health – Dallas, Texas

Aug 5, 2019
Baylor Scott & White Health’s Community Advocates Program trains undergraduate student volunteers to screen patients for their medical and social needs and link them to existing resources in the community.
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Members in Action Case Study: Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Jul 10, 2019
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient care and dissemination. The Center designed IMPaCT, a standardized, scalable, evidence-based CHW model of care, to help health care organizations reach beyond their own walls to help low-income patients address the root causes of their poor health.
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center – Florence, Ore.

Apr 26, 2019
PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center – Florence, Ore. Critical access hospital engages paramedics to improve care through home visits  
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: 15 Hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina

Apr 1, 2019
15 Hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina Transforming Care in the Carolinas
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE

Jan 29, 2019
Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE Interdisciplinary Teams Reduce Readmissions
Webinar Recordings
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Webinar: The CY 2019 PFS/QPP Final Rule

Nov 21, 2018
The final rule updates physician fee schedule payments for CY 2019 and finalizes several policies to implement year three of the Quality Payment Program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. See the AHA Regulatory Advisory for a detailed summary, key takeaways and AHA’s reaction to the rule. Listen to this webinar to hear more about the rule.
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Election 2018: Key Takeaways for Health Care

Nov 9, 2018
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Boston

Sep 12, 2018
In Brigham and Women’s home hospital care program, patients receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes. The program has helped lower costs and readmissions.
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The CY 2019 Outpatient PPS/ASC Payment System Proposed Rule

Aug 17, 2018
Webinar held Aug. 14, 2018 Regulatory Advisory
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Value Initiative AHA Members in Action: Winona Health – Winona, MN

Apr 5, 2018
Winona Health’s CCN improves patients’ health and quality of life by focusing not only on the client’s medical health, but also on social determinants. Click here to learn more.