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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Tactical Training/Casualty Care Program - Mercyhealth

Feb 15, 2018
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat.
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Providence Health Care – Northeast Washington Hunger Coalition

Feb 6, 2018
The Coalition brings together nearly 25 partner organizations including 13 food banks, and Washington State University Extension, Rural Resources Communication Action, and the regional health district.
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Carilion Clinic – Fresh Food Rx

Feb 6, 2018
Carilion Clinic’s Fresh Foods Rx program was designed by Healthy Roanoke Valley and its partners, and modeled from the evidence-based model Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program by Bridgeport, Conn.-based Wholesome Wave.
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Greenville Health System – New Impact

Feb 6, 2018
New Impact is a healthy lifestyle and nutrition program for children with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to the 85th percentile.