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

Members in Action Case Study: Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Jul 10, 2019
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient care and dissemination. The Center designed IMPaCT, a standardized, scalable, evidence-based CHW model of care, to help health care organizations reach beyond their own walls to help low-income patients address the root causes of their poor health.
Case Studies
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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.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Webinar: The CY 2019 PFS/QPP Final Rule

Nov 21, 2018
The final rule updates physician fee schedule payments for CY 2019 and finalizes several policies to implement year three of the Quality Payment Program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. See the AHA Regulatory Advisory for a detailed summary, key takeaways and AHA’s reaction to the rule. Listen to this webinar to hear more about the rule.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Election 2018: Key Takeaways for Health Care

Nov 9, 2018
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Webinar Recordings
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The CY 2019 Outpatient PPS/ASC Payment System Proposed Rule

Aug 17, 2018
Webinar held Aug. 14, 2018 Regulatory Advisory
Case Studies

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore – Diabetes Medical Home Extender Program

Feb 2, 2018
The Diabetes Medical Home Extender Program offers home-based services by community health workers (CHWs) and a registered nurse to high-risk diabetic patients.
Case Studies

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital – Community Diabetes Programs

Feb 2, 2018
After HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital conducted the 2015 community health needs assessment, one of the top priorities identified was addressing the chronic disease of diabetes.
Webinar Recordings
Public

Getting to 70 Percent Cardiac Rehab Participation

Oct 25, 2017
HRET and Million Hearts® hosted a webinar on cardiac rehabilitation (CR), a comprehensive secondary prevention program that helps patients improv
Case Studies
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Engaging Pharmacists to Improve Patient Care

Oct 3, 2017
To better serve its patients and reduce the effects of ineffective pain management, Mercy Hospital of