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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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.
Case Studies
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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.
Webinar Recordings
Member

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
Member

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.