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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AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Montefiore Health System - The Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley, N.Y.

Feb 11, 2019
Montefiore Health System uses the Collaborative Care Model to better serve patients with significant medical and mental health conditions and socioeconomic challenges.
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Improving the Patient Experience with Volunteers

Dec 6, 2018
Hospital volunteers can work collaboratively with Patient Experience teammates to improve value for patients. Understanding how to integrate empathy into the patient experience can develop a culture for empathy and patient-centered care in your hospital. In this virtual workshop, learn how volunteers can lead the way to accelerate healthy outcomes for patients, caregivers and communities.
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The Value Initiative - Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut

Aug 8, 2018
Hartford HealthCare – Connecticut
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Compassionate Care

Sep 14, 2015
North Shore University Hospital's palliative care unit emphasizes quality o
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Going Big: How Ascension Health Scales Up Their Best Ideas

Apr 2, 2015
Ascension Health created a business unit called Transformational Development. It is charged with identifying potential changes and innovations to address those challenges.
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Giving Staff and Patients an Active Role in Improving Care

Jul 19, 2012
UNC Hospitals is committed to providing a patient-centered care environment. A team of leaders is charged each year in setting and prioritizing goals for each pillar.
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Patient-Centered Medical Home: An Initiative to Improve Care Coordination and Access to Health Care

Feb 1, 2012
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Family Medicine Department made a commitment to improve the quality of health care services provided to patients by implementing patient-centered medical home principles.