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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Members in Action Case Study: Welcome Baby Program Partnership

Dec 7, 2018
The Welcome Baby Program is part of a community network of programs that work together to provide supportive services to families with newborns.
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Member Conference Call: Home Health PPS Final Rule: CY 2019 Update

Nov 28, 2018
Regulatory Advisory: Home Health PPS Final Rule: CY 2019 Update and CY 2020 Payment Syst
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Leveraging home health and other post-acute programs

Nov 15, 2018
Leveraging home health and other post-acute programs/tools to assist hospitals in achieving their value based purchasing goals and preventing readmission Held Nov.
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Members in Action Case Study: Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

Nov 13, 2018
Sixteen years ago, Victoria Flanagan, R.N., M.S., and Michele Lauria, M.D., M.S., became increasingly alarmed as provider after provider closed vaginal-birth-after-a-caesarean (VBAC) programs across northern New England. Today, NNEPQIN consists of 43 organizations throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine involved in perinatal care, including hospitals, state health departments, professional midwifery organizations, and the March of Dimes.
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The Development of a Post-Acute Preferred Care Network

Sep 19, 2018
Join your colleagues Bennett Thompson, Assistant Vice President, and John Barkley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, both of Atrium Health Continuing Care Division to learn of Atrium Health’s post- acute care strategy designed to deliver value with a patient focus.
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Member Calls: FY 2019 Final Rules for SNFs, IRFs, & LTCHs

Aug 24, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released its final rules for fiscal year 2019 for the skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility and long-term care hospital prospective payment systems. Join us for a detailed overview of the final rules and to address member questions and concerns.
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Member Call: Home Health PPS Proposed Rule

Jul 25, 2018
Held July 25, 2018 Join your colleagues as AHA policy staff review several topics of significant impact to the home health providers and seek your feedback on the potential impact of each
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Members-Only Calls to review the FY 2019 Proposed Rules for LTCHs, IRFs, & SNFs

May 29, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released the FY 2019 proposed rules for long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities.&nbsp
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AHA Members in Action: Augusta Health – Fishersville, VA

Feb 28, 2018
Augusta Health dramatically improved patient outcomes and reduced readmissions with its own automated sepsis surveillance system. When a patient’s condition triggers an alert, a secure text is sent to the ED charge nurse for immediate assessment. Click here to learn more.