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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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.
Webinar Recordings

Owning Disruption: A Consumer Driven Strategy at Providence St. Joseph Health

Nov 9, 2018
This Webinar was Held November 9 at 2PM CST The proliferation of disruptors in healthcare coupled with the desire to connect with consumers provided the impetus for Providence
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OSF HealthCare – Peoria, IL

May 10, 2018
Connecting health systems and community-based organizations to improve outcomes
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Improving Outcomes

Jul 17, 2017
Maimonides Medical Center implemented four evidence-based practices using the Plan, Do, Study, Act methodology that improved colorectal
AHA/HRET Guides
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Redefining the Hospital: Case Studies

Oct 28, 2015
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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.
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Going Big: How Kaiser Scales Up Their Best Ideas

Jul 2, 2012
Kaiser maintains a number of operating units to identify and test innovations. The Center for Total Health (Washington, D.C.) is an education facility. The Sydney R.
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Going Big: How Major Providers Scale Up Their Best Ideas

Jul 2, 2012
Partner's created the Center for Connected Health to promote technology-enabled innovations in telehealth, remote care and disease management.
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Going Big: How Mayo Clinic Scales Up Their Best Ideas

Jul 2, 2012
Mayo Clinic has four operating units to create new tools, processes and businesses.