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.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Value Initiative Webinar: Engaging the Patient Perspective in the Value Equation

Dec 6, 2018
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Webinar Recordings
Member

Value Initiative Webinar: Developing a Population Health Strategy to Support the Drive to Value

Nov 30, 2018
Register Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Webinar Recordings
Member

Implementing Strategies to Promote Value: Participating in Medicare APMs

Nov 30, 2018
We’ll review the ways in which hospitals can participate in Medicare alternative payment models and offer thoughts on what we expect the APM landscape to look like in the future.
Webinar Recordings
Member

Value Initiative Webinar: Setting the Stage: What does a Culture of Value Look Like?

Nov 28, 2018
Register here Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Webinar Recordings
Member

Value Initiative Webinar: Value and You

Nov 28, 2018
Register here Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019