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.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Value Initiative: Volunteer Health Care Catalysts: Hospital Volunteers Accelerating Healthy Outcomes while Delivering an Exceptional Patient Experience

Dec 6, 2018
Learn how directors of volunteer services can play a role in accelerating healthy outcomes for patients, caregivers and communities through data driven, mission focused social determinants of health programs.
Case Studies
Public

Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.

Oct 4, 2018
Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Webinar: Antitrust Enforcement in Healthcare

Jun 19, 2018
FTC Provider-Merger Enforcement: Webinar recording from June 19, 2018 with Crowell & Moring
Webinar Recordings

AHA Physician Alliance Webinar Library

May 16, 2018
Case Studies

Taking Telehealth to the Next Level Nationally: Telehealth Centers of Excellence

Feb 15, 2018
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) In early October 2017, the Health and Human Services Department’s Health Resources and Serv