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.
Case Studies
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Study: Atlantic Medical Group

Aug 26, 2019
A component of the Atlantic Health System in northern New Jersey, Atlantic Medical Group (AMG) comprises 3,500 employees covering 316 locations and over 65 specialties.
Webinar Recordings
Member

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.
Webinar Recordings

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?
Webinar Recordings

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.
Webinar Recordings

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.”
Case Studies

Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Studies: Members in Action

Apr 26, 2019
The AHA Physician Alliance’s Members in Action series spotlights hospitals and health systems that are implementing strategies to improve the health of clinicians and reduce administrative burden
Webinar Recordings
Member

Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Identifying and Engaging in Partnerships to Improve Care

Jan 28, 2019
Identifying and engaging in the most effective clinical partnerships for improving care through bundled payment models redesign are crucial to success in driving better outcomes.
Case Studies
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Study: Trinity Health System

Jan 4, 2019
Trinity Health is the nation’s second-largest national Catholic health system with a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within communities across 22 states. To comply with evaluation and management (E/M) billing requirements, Trinity had revised its history of present illness (HPI) documentation policy in 2012 to exclude the use of ancillary staff notes.