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.
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MacNeal Hospital – Integration into Loyola Medicine/Trinity Health One-Year Progress Review – June 2019

Aug 21, 2019
In March of 2018, MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Ill., joined Loyola Medicine, part of Trinity Health, resulting in a number of immediate benefits for the community. Read more in this case example.
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Temple University Hospital – "At Your Service" Volunteer Intern Program

Jul 14, 2017
Overview The “At Your Service” (AYS) Volunteer Intern Program is an innovative, cost-neutral program that provides undergraduate students with an invaluable learning and professional expe
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Samaritan Health Services – Samaritan Maternity Connection

Jul 12, 2017
What is it? Currently operational at four Samaritan Health Services hospitals, the free program provides bilingual, culturally competent, and age-appropriate care and screenings for pregn
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PeaceHealth Oregon West Network – Crisis Mental Health Services

Jul 11, 2017
Overview PeaceHealth is a family of hospitals, clinics, doctors, and laboratories based in the Pacific Northwest.
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PeaceHealth Oregon West Network – Transition Team

Jun 26, 2017
Overview PeaceHealth is a family of hospitals, clinics, and doctors, based in the Pacific Northwest.
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PeaceHealth Oregon West Network – First Episode Psychosis Treatment

Jun 26, 2017
Overview PeaceHealth is a family of hospitals, clinics, and doctors, based in the Pacific Northwest.
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Clara Maass Medical Center – Hospital Elder Life Program

Jun 23, 2017
Overview The United States population of older adults is expected to increase from 12 percent to 21 percent by 2030.