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

Perioperative Specialty RN Training Pilot Project Final Report

Sep 25, 2019
With the the AHA’s professional membership group the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), the AHA's Workforce Center supports hospital and health system employee
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The Value Initiative Members in Action: Adventist Health Castle – Kailua, Hawaii

Sep 13, 2019
Adventist Health Castle – Kailua, Hawaii Empathy Initiative Improves Outcomes and Workforce Engagement
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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: Atrium Health – Charlotte, N.C.

Jul 2, 2019
To increase access to behavioral health care, Atrium Health employs a virtual behavioral health integration program at 36 of its primary care and pediatric sites.
Webinar Recordings
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Employing Systemic Action

Jun 24, 2019
Kevin Bozic, M.D., Dell Medical School at UT Austin, and Mac Hogan, M.D., UPMC, discussed how to leverage bundled payment programs to review and redesign care processes at a systems level in order to be more focused on patient outcomes. Watch the recording now to learn more on this topic.
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Measuring Success

May 3, 2019
After navigating the data, engaging new partners, and employing action at a systems level, next comes the ultimate questions: Are the changes successful and how does one measure success?
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Using Data to Drive Intentional Action

May 3, 2019
Navigating how to use data to drive strategies for bundled care redesign can be overwhelming.
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Market Trends in Bundled Payments

May 3, 2019
The AHA Center for Health Innovation, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE), hosted a two-part introductory webinar series on bundled payments in the fall of 2018 called “Bundled Payments: Learning in Action Series.”
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: Midland Memorial Hospital – Midland, Texas

Apr 1, 2019
Midland Memorial Hospital – Midland, Texas Predictive analytics creates value through nurse staffing system