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

Tactical Training/Casualty Care Program - Mercyhealth

Feb 15, 2018
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat.
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
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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