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

Members in Action Case Study: Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Jul 10, 2019
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient care and dissemination. The Center designed IMPaCT, a standardized, scalable, evidence-based CHW model of care, to help health care organizations reach beyond their own walls to help low-income patients address the root causes of their poor health.
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Value Initiative Members In Action: Sutter Health – Sacramento, CA

Mar 8, 2018
Sutter Health, located in northern California, uses an artificial intelligence platform to reduce inpatient drug spending, decrease lengths of stay and improve quality and safety. Click the resource below to learn more
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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.