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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St. Jude Medical Center’s collaboratives improve community health

May 31, 2019
When the Sisters of St. Joseph were founded in 1650, Fr. Medaille asked the original Sisters to go into their neighborhoods, identify the needs of the poor and work with partners to meet them. Over the past two decades, St. Jude Medical Center has carried on this heritage by helping to start and support four community collaboratives to address the needs of today.
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Children’s National celebrates CHI Week in their community

May 31, 2019
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The Value Initiative: New Ulm Medical Center – New Ulm, Minn.

May 30, 2019
New Ulm Medical Center – New Ulm, Minn.
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Members In Action Case Study: Behavioral Health Suite In Ed Better Serves Patients

May 28, 2019
In February 2018, WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital set up an integrated behavioral health suite within its emergency department to better serve patients experiencing behavioral health emergencies.
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Measuring Success

May 3, 2019
After navigating the data, engaging new partners, and employing action at a systems level, next comes the ultimate questions: Are the changes successful and how does one measure success?
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Achieving Success in Bundled Payment Programs: Using Data to Drive Intentional Action

May 3, 2019
Navigating how to use data to drive strategies for bundled care redesign can be overwhelming.
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Market Trends in Bundled Payments

May 3, 2019
The AHA Center for Health Innovation, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE), hosted a two-part introductory webinar series on bundled payments in the fall of 2018 called “Bundled Payments: Learning in Action Series.”
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Physician Alliance Well-Being Case Studies: Members in Action

Apr 26, 2019
The AHA Physician Alliance’s Members in Action series spotlights hospitals and health systems that are implementing strategies to improve the health of clinicians and reduce administrative burden
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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: Johns Hopkins Health System – Baltimore, Md.

Apr 26, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System – Baltimore, Md. Implementing Evidence-based Practice Improves Care, Reduces Cost