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.
Case Studies
Public

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.
Case Studies
Public

Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.

Oct 4, 2018
Geisinger Health System – Danville, Penn.
Case Studies

Birmingham VA Medical Center – Birmingham, AL

Sep 27, 2018
Birmingham VA Medical Center – Birmingham, AL
Webinar Recordings
Member

Webcast replay: Veterans Health and Patient-Centered Care Programs

Aug 22, 2018
Tom Nickels, AHA executive vice president of government relations and public policy, was joined by Kameron Matthews, M.D., acting deputy undersecretary for health for community care, Veterans
Webinar Recordings
Member

Webinar: Antitrust Enforcement in Healthcare

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