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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The Value Initiative Members in Action: Baylor Scott & White Health – Dallas, Texas

Aug 5, 2019
Baylor Scott & White Health’s Community Advocates Program trains undergraduate student volunteers to screen patients for their medical and social needs and link them to existing resources in the community.
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center – Florence, Ore.

Apr 26, 2019
PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center – Florence, Ore. Critical access hospital engages paramedics to improve care through home visits  
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The Value Initiative Members In Action: 15 Hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina

Apr 1, 2019
15 Hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina Transforming Care in the Carolinas
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AHA Value Initiative Members in Action: Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE

Jan 29, 2019
Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE Interdisciplinary Teams Reduce Readmissions
Webinar Recordings
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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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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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Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Boston

Sep 12, 2018
In Brigham and Women’s home hospital care program, patients receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes. The program has helped lower costs and readmissions.
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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