Personalized Support Improves Patient–Physician Communication and Enhances Decisionmaking for Breast Cancer Patients
The Decision Services unit in the Breast Care Center at the University of California, San Francisco provides a personal assistant to patients, leading to improved patient–provider communication and patient decisionmaking.
Six-Month Weight Management Program for African-American Women Church Congregants Improves Behaviors, Blood Pressure, and Body Mass Index
With the support of the Ministerial Alliance and local churches, a collaboration between an integrated health system and the YMCA offered a 6-month program combining exercise classes, nutrition and wellness programs, incentives, and case management support, leading to improved exercise and eating habits and lower blood pressure and body mass index among overweight and obese African-American women.
Teamwork Enhancement Program Improves Obstetric Care in a Military Hospital
An evidence-based teamwork and communication program implemented in the labor and delivery unit of Madigan Army Medical Center led to an improved care process.
Culturally Tailored Lifestyle Counseling Tied To Readiness for Change Helps Underserved African-American Women Reduce Dietary Fat Intake
Low-income African-American women at risk for cardiovascular disease received culturally appropriate motivational counseling and support tied to their readiness for change, leading to reductions in dietary fat intake.
Joint Radiologist–Pathologist Review of Diagnostic Findings Improves Care of Patients Being Screened for Breast Cancer
A pathologist and radiologists jointly review diagnostic test findings and develop care plans, leading to improved care of patients being screened for breast cancer.
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