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
Public

AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Northern Maine Medical Center – Fort Kent, Maine

Oct 24, 2018
Northern Maine Medical Center – Fort Kent, Maine Purchase of Retail Pharmacy Enhances Services to the Community
Case Studies
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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
Webinar Recordings
Member

Medical Devices and Cyber Issues

Jan 25, 2018
Medical devices are crucial to health care, and every hospital manages thousands of them. However, devices also carry potential security risks.
Webinar Recordings
Member

It’s All About Risk Management: Assessing Your Cybersecurity Program and Promoting a Culture of Cybersecurity

Jan 16, 2018
This webinar explored the basic concepts of the cyber risk management process that every hospital leader should use to assess the effectiveness of their cyber security program, including cyber risk in payment models and business practices.
AHA/HRET Guides
Public

Cybersecurity and Hospitals: What Hospital Trustees Need to Know About Managing Cybersecurity Risk and Response

Aug 15, 2014
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and intrusions pose risks for every hospital and its reputation.
Case Studies
Public

Defining Quality and Empowering Everyone to Achieve it

Jul 19, 2012
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has undergone a decade-long cultural transformation to achieve and sustain the highest levels of quality and patient safety.