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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Case Studies
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The Value Initiative Members in Action: Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Ill.

Jun 18, 2019
Northwestern Medicine — Chicago, Ill. Using the EHR to Drive Value
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School – Austin, TX

Mar 6, 2019
Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School – Austin, TX
AHA/HRET Guides
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Advanced Illness Management Strategies - Part 1

Dec 11, 2012
In 2012,
AHA/HRET Guides
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Advanced Illness Management Strategies - Part 2

Dec 1, 2012
Case Studies
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Palliative Care Programs

Jan 1, 2012
In 2006, Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health care system, chose seven pilots site with established palliative care programs to test improvements.
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Respecting Choices

Jan 1, 2012
The Respecting Choices' advance care planning program, developed in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is a multi-faceted approach that depends on the re-design of the health care system in 4 domains.
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Advanced Illness Management (AIM)

Jan 1, 2012
AIM focuses care on people with advanced illness, which often involves more than one chronic diagnosis such as cancer, heart failure, or dementia.