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.

If you have questions e-mail us at hpoe@aha.org.


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St. Joseph’s Health Integrates into Trinity Health, Benefiting Community

Sep 12, 2019
St. Joseph’s Health in Syracuse, N.Y., joined Trinity Health four years ago, resulting in operational efficiencies, enhanced community health and improved clinical services.
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AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Montefiore Health System - The Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley, N.Y.

Feb 11, 2019
Montefiore Health System uses the Collaborative Care Model to better serve patients with significant medical and mental health conditions and socioeconomic challenges.
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The Value Initiative - Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut

Aug 8, 2018
Hartford HealthCare – Connecticut
Webinar Recordings
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Progress at the Intersection of Patient Safety and Medical Liability

Mar 2, 2017
U.S. health care leaders are continually working to improve care processes while advancing a medical liability system that better serves patients and providers.
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Compassionate Care

Sep 14, 2015
North Shore University Hospital's palliative care unit emphasizes quality o
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Going Big: How Ascension Health Scales Up Their Best Ideas

Apr 2, 2015
Ascension Health created a business unit called Transformational Development. It is charged with identifying potential changes and innovations to address those challenges.
AHA/HRET Guides
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Achieving Team-Based Health Care Delivery

Aug 1, 2012
PLF hosted a session on achieving team-based health care delivery.
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Giving Staff and Patients an Active Role in Improving Care

Jul 19, 2012
UNC Hospitals is committed to providing a patient-centered care environment. A team of leaders is charged each year in setting and prioritizing goals for each pillar.