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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Achieving Team-Based Health Care Delivery

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