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Bilingual, Bicultural Asthma Intervention Program Significantly Improves Outcomes for Poor, Inner-City Youth 8/27/2014
The El Rio Inner-City Asthma Intervention Program is a comprehensive bilingual, bicultural program that primarily serves low-income, inner-city Latino children with moderate or severe persistent asthma.
Health Clinics and Community Organization Coordinate Outreach Workers To Educate and Support Farm Workers, Leading to Healthier Behaviors and Higher Satisfaction 8/27/2014
Outreach workers from two community-based organizations coordinate efforts to support Mexican farm workers in navigating the health care system and enhancing their health. The program led to more physical activity, better dietary habits, and higher satisfaction.
Remote Retinal Screening Facilitates Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinopathy for Poor and/or Uninsured Patients With Diabetes in Rural California 7/30/2014
Remote diabetic retinopathy screening using the Eye Picture Archive Communication System digital ocular imaging software facilitated prompt retinopathy diagnosis in California's Central Valley, an area where many residents are poor and uninsured and diabetes is a major health concern.
Updated Revamped Processes and Systems Enhance Access to High-Quality Interpretation Services for Patients With Limited English Proficiency 7/30/2014
A comprehensive process ensures that patients with limited English proficiency have timely access to high-quality interpreter services, leading to more service offerings, better quality, and shorter length of stay.
Bilingual, Culturally Competent Managers Enhance Access to Prenatal Care for Migrant Women, Leading to Potential for Improved Birth Outcomes 6/4/2014
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.
QualityTools
HospitalBillHelp.org 5/21/2014
This Web site helps uninsured and underinsured consumers in California navigate the application process for discounted care from hospitals.
Young Child Risk Calculator 3/26/2014
The Young Child Risk Calculator shows how many young children in a State face selected risk factors associated with poor health, school, and developmental outcomes.
The National Women's Health Information Center—"womenshealth.gov" 11/14/2012
The National Women's Heath Information Center provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. This Web site can help users link to, read, and download a wide variety of materials related to women's health developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
Migrant Clinicians Network Toolbox and Resources 11/7/2012
This online collection for clinicians provides tools and resources for use in various departments of migrant and community health centers.
Find Affordable Health Care 12/7/2011
This database will help users locate health centers supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which will provide care (based on income) even if the user does not have health insurance.

Last updated: September 10, 2014.