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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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.
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The Value Initiative Members in Action: Presbyterian Healthcare Services – Albuquerque, NM

Apr 1, 2019
Presbyterian Healthcare Services – Albuquerque, NM Holistic Partnership Improves Outcomes for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
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AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Montefiore Health System - The Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley, N.Y.

Feb 11, 2019
Montefiore Health System uses the Collaborative Care Model to better serve patients with significant medical and mental health conditions and socioeconomic challenges.
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI

Jan 29, 2019
Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI Telehealth Program Reduces Costs and Decreases Patient Transfers
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI

Jan 29, 2019
Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI Telehealth Program Reduces Costs and Decreases Patient Transfers
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AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Northern Maine Medical Center – Fort Kent, Maine

Oct 24, 2018
Northern Maine Medical Center – Fort Kent, Maine Purchase of Retail Pharmacy Enhances Services to the Community
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Telepsychiatry Program - Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Jun 29, 2018
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center | Omaha, NE Annually, more than 250,000 children from a five-state region receive care at children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, the o
Webinar Recordings
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Rural Emergency Medical Center Act and CAH Mileage Criteria

Jun 12, 2018
Held June 12, 2018 Please join the AHA rural team for a special call to discuss recently introduced legislation to allow existing critical access hospitals and certain small rural hospita
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TeleTriage Emergency Department Program – MedStar Washington Hospital Center

May 23, 2018
In 2009, MedStar Washington Hospital Center embedded a "provider in triage" – known as the PIT approach – to assist patients as they entered the ED.
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Ensuring Access to Care and Improving Population Health

May 21, 2018
Held May 31, 2018 Join the AHA Section for Small or Rural Hospitals as we feature the 2017 AHA Rural Hospital Leadership award recipient Bryan Slaba and finalist Erik Thorsen and their ef