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.

If you have questions e-mail us at hpoe@aha.org.


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Case Studies
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: Inova Health System – Falls Church, Va.

Nov 8, 2019
Inova Health System is involved in an interdisciplinary effort to create value by reducing services that provide little or no clinical value to patients.
Case Studies
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: Johns Hopkins Health System – Baltimore, Md.

Apr 26, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System – Baltimore, Md. Implementing Evidence-based Practice Improves Care, Reduces Cost
Case Studies
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Improving Quality and Patient Safety

Feb 1, 2018
The Members in Action series highlights how hospitals and health systems are implementing new value-based strategies to improve health care affordability. This includes the work described below to improve quality and outcomes.
Webinar Recordings
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Medical Devices and Cyber Issues

Jan 25, 2018
Medical devices are crucial to health care, and every hospital manages thousands of them. However, devices also carry potential security risks.
Webinar Recordings
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It’s All About Risk Management: Assessing Your Cybersecurity Program and Promoting a Culture of Cybersecurity

Jan 16, 2018
This webinar explored the basic concepts of the cyber risk management process that every hospital leader should use to assess the effectiveness of their cyber security program, including cyber risk in payment models and business practices.
AHA/HRET Guides
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Cybersecurity and Hospitals: What Hospital Trustees Need to Know About Managing Cybersecurity Risk and Response

Aug 15, 2014
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks for every hospital and its reputation.