Letter From Personal Physician With Video Decision Aid and Direct-Access Testing Improves Colon Cancer Screening Rates
Patients received a mailed package that included a personalized letter from the patient's physician, a colon cancer screening decision aid video, and instructions for scheduling a screening test without an office visit.
Statewide, Team-Based Fitness Program Uses Online Social Networking and Competition to Promote Exercise and Weight Loss in Adults
A team-based program combines competition with online and inperson social support to increase physical activity and promote weight loss in adults throughout Rhode Island.
Computer-Based Screening and Education on Partner Violence Does Not Improve Health or Reduce Recurrent Abuse Among Female Primary Care Patients
Private, computer-based screening and education in primary care clinics have no impact on key metrics for female victims of partner violence, including quality of life and likelihood of recurring abuse.
County-Based Accountable Care Organization for Medicaid Enrollees Features Shared Risk, Electronic Data Sharing, and Various Improvement Initiatives, Leading to Lower Utilization and Costs
A county-based accountable care organization integrates medical, behavioral, and social services and assigns a care coordinator to newly enrolled Medicaid beneficiaries to promote use of appropriate services, leading to fewer readmissions and emergency department visits and lower costs.
Annual Drive-Through Clinic Enhances Access to Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for Seniors
Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Florida enhances access to influenza and pneumococcal vaccines by sponsoring a "drive-through" program each fall for seniors.
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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.
Cancer Facts for People Over 50
This fact sheet helps adults over 50 learn the warning signs of cancer and provides information about treatment and prevention.
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.
Screening Tests and Immunizations Guidelines for Women
This chart lists recommended screenings and immunizations for women aged 18-39, 40-49, 50-64, and 65 and older.