Nursing Students Provide Free Doula Care to Underserved Women, Leading to Fewer Preterm Deliveries, Low Birthweight Babies, and Cesarean Sections
Nursing students provide free doula care to underserved women, leading to fewer preterm births, low birthweight babies, and cesarean sections, and generating high levels of patient satisfaction.
Statewide Medical Home Program for Low-Income Pregnant Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive Prenatal Care and Case Management, Improves Outcomes
A State-based, public–private partnership adapted its successful primary care medical home model to serve pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries, leading to enhanced access to comprehensive prenatal care (including intensive case management for high-risk pregnancies), better adherence to evidence-based care standards, and reductions in low–birth weight babies and rate of primary Cesarean sections.
Texting Service Enhances Minority Youth Access to HIV/AIDS Information and Testing
A statewide text messaging service provides minority youth and young adults in Illinois with accurate information on HIV/AIDS and connects them to free HIV testing and related services.
Bilingual, Culturally Competent Managers Enhance Access to Prenatal Care for Migrant Women, Leading to Potential for Improved Birth Outcomes
The Migrant Clinicians Network Prenatal Care Program seeks to ensure continuity of care for expectant mothers who begin prenatal care in one location and move for employment purposes during their pregnancy. Bilingual, culturally competent staff link migrant patients with prenatal services and manage their medical records throughout the pregnancy.
Gonorrhea Community Action Project Improves Preventive Health Care For Adolescents in Harlem
The Gonorrhea Community Action Project was a national, multisite project to design and implement interventions to increase access to and the quality of health care services in communities with high rates of gonorrhea.
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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Risk Calculator
This calculator predicts the probability of a successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Improving Chlamydia Screening: Strategies from Top Performing Health Plans
This report provides practical examples of successful initiatives to increase chlamydia screenings.
Preventive Screening Tests and Immunizations: Screening Tests and Immunizations Guidelines for Men
This chart presents screening and immunization recommendations for men in different age groups.
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule
This tool lists the recommended adult immunization schedule in the United States for 2010.
A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women With HIV/AIDS, 2005 Edition
This guide is a comprehensive clinical manual that addresses the primary care needs unique to women with HIV infection. The target audience is clinicians who provide primary care to women, as well as those seeking a more in-depth understanding of how to care for women with HIV/AIDS.