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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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.
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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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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI

Jan 29, 2019
Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI Telehealth Program Reduces Costs and Decreases Patient Transfers
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI

Jan 29, 2019
Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI Telehealth Program Reduces Costs and Decreases Patient Transfers
Webinar Recordings
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Webinar: St. Vincent’s, Jacksonville, the ROI of Mental Health First Aid

Aug 3, 2018
Learn how five local hospital systems created a course to train people to perform "adult mental health first aid," giving members of the public skills to help someone who is developing or experiencing a mental health crisis
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Telepsychiatry Program - Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Jun 29, 2018
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center | Omaha, NE Annually, more than 250,000 children from a five-state region receive care at children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, the o
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Be the Change: Allina Health’s Effort to Eliminate Stigma around Mental Health and Addiction Conditions

Jun 25, 2018
Held July 17 PRE-EVENT READING Please join Paul Goering, M.D., Vice President – Clinical Care, Mental He
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TeleTriage Emergency Department Program – MedStar Washington Hospital Center

May 23, 2018
In 2009, MedStar Washington Hospital Center embedded a "provider in triage" – known as the PIT approach – to assist patients as they entered the ED.
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Telehomecare Monitoring Services - Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems VNA Home Health Hospice

Apr 4, 2018
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems VNA Home Health Hospice | South Portland, ME In 2006, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) began merging its homecare and hospice agencies under one um