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 Study: Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA - Managing Workplace Safety and Reducing Workplace Violence

Nov 14, 2018
Violence is a significant public health issue and of great concern to hospitals caring for victims of violence. It also is a major concern for those who work in hospitals.
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Active Shooter Protocol - King’s Daughters’ Hospital

Sep 10, 2018
ED Shooting Reveals Protocol Strengths and Areas for Improvement King’s Daughters’ Hospital | Madison, Ind. June 21, 2018, was a typical day in the em
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AHA Members in Action

Jun 25, 2018
Case studies that showcase what members are doing to prevent violence in the workplace.
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Tactical Training/Casualty Care Program - Mercyhealth

Feb 15, 2018
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat.
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Providence Health Care – Providence Adult Day Health

Feb 6, 2018
Spokane, WA December 2017
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Providence Health Care – Northeast Washington Hunger Coalition

Feb 6, 2018
The Coalition brings together nearly 25 partner organizations including 13 food banks, and Washington State University Extension, Rural Resources Communication Action, and the regional health district.
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Carilion Clinic – Fresh Food Rx

Feb 6, 2018
Carilion Clinic’s Fresh Foods Rx program was designed by Healthy Roanoke Valley and its partners, and modeled from the evidence-based model Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program by Bridgeport, Conn.-based Wholesome Wave.
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Bath Community Hospital – The Pharmacy Connection

Feb 6, 2018
Hot Springs, VA December 2017
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Greenville Health System – School Health Program

Feb 6, 2018
Greenville, SC November 2017
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Greenville Health System – New Impact

Feb 6, 2018
New Impact is a healthy lifestyle and nutrition program for children with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to the 85th percentile.