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Administrative Overhaul Improves Access to Substance Abuse Services for Iowa Patients 4/23/2014
Using tools and resources developed by NIATx, the Iowa Department of Public Health and local providers conducted an administrative overhaul of substance abuse services to improve access to care for patients in Iowa.
Updated Bicultural, Youth Development Program for At-Risk Latino Families Enhances Overall Health, Teen Birth Control Use, and Family Communication 4/23/2014
A multidisciplinary team of bilingual providers helps Latino youth and their parents access culturally appropriate resources and coaches the youth to avoid risky behaviors, leading to increased use of birth control, reduced incidence of depression, enhanced overall self-reported health status among youth, and improved communication skills and greater awareness of and comfort with available community resources among parents.
Bundle of Interventions Targeting High-Risk Patients Reduces Falls and Fall-Related Injuries on Medical-Surgical Units 4/23/2014
A hospital implemented a bundle of interventions that reduced falls and fall-related injuries on two medical-surgical units.
Capitated System Identifies, Screens, and Treats Osteoporosis Risks, Preventing Hip Fractures, Saving Lives, and Reducing Costs 4/23/2014
A capitated system proactively identifies, screens, and treats those with or at risk for osteoporosis, leading to a 49 percent decline in hip fractures, more than 350 lives saved each year, and tens of millions of dollars in annual cost savings.
Care Management Protocols and User-Friendly Forms Embedded in Electronic Medical Record Improve Documentation, Coding Accuracy, and Readability of Visit Notes 4/23/2014
Protocol-based care management tools and simplified documentation forms embedded in the electronic medical record improve documentation, the readability of notes, and coding accuracy in military health care facilities.
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QualityTools
Act Against AIDS 4/23/2014
The Act Against Aids Web site provides resources aimed at reducing complacency about HIV/AIDS and reducing the risk of HIV infection among at-risk populations. 
Educational Resources for Clinical Trials 4/23/2014
This Web site offers consumers information and educational resources about participating in clinical research trials.
Artists and the Affordable Care Act 4/23/2014
This Web site provides information about health care and insurance coverage for musicians and artists.
A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS, 2004 Edition 4/9/2014
This 180-page guide addresses several important aspects of primary care and treatment for patients with HIV/AIDS.
A Pocket Guide to Adult HIV/AIDS Treatment: Companion to A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS, August 2004 Edition 4/9/2014
This 58-page pocket guide is provided as an information resource to assist physicians and other health professionals in the appropriate treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.
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ARTICLES
Building a Consultation Path for Spreading Innovation in Long-Term Care 4/23/2014
States Turn to Managed Care To Constrain Medicaid Long-Term Care Costs 4/23/2014
Taking a Fresh Look at Problems 4/23/2014
Challenges Facing Rural Health Care 3/26/2014
Chronic Disease Management Can Reduce Readmissions 3/26/2014
Connecting Underserved Patients to Primary Care After Emergency Department Visits 3/26/2014
Focusing on Priority Populations 3/26/2014
How the Nurse-Family Partnership Became a National Model for Maternal Child Health Programs 3/26/2014
Improving Access to Specialty Care for Medicaid Patients 3/26/2014
Integrating Behavioral Health With Primary Care 3/26/2014
Moving an Innovative Depression Care Model from Research to Practice 3/26/2014
Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Childhood Violence and Trauma 3/26/2014
Public- and Private-Sector Initiatives Are Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 3/26/2014
Screening Patients in the Emergency Department for HIV and Tobacco Use 3/26/2014
Spreading Innovations To Enhance Care for Older Adults 3/26/2014
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Will Soon Issue a Final Recommendation on HIV Screening for Adolescents and Adults 3/26/2014
Formalization of the Pathways Model Facilitates Standards and Certification 2/26/2014
National Initiative Uses Medical Order Forms To Translate Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes Into Action 12/18/2013
A Conversation on Cultural Competence With Cindy Brach, Senior Health Policy Researcher, AHRQ 10/9/2013
Telehealth Improves Access and Quality of Care for Alaska Natives 5/22/2013
Public Health Workforce Faces New Challenges and Opportunities 4/17/2013
ISSUES
Identifying At-Risk Patients in the ED 11/20/2013
Quality Improvement in Pediatric Care 10/9/2013
Policies To Reduce Health Care Disparities 9/25/2013
Innovations in Medicaid Policy 9/11/2013
Culturally Appropriate Care and Health Education 8/14/2013
Improving Health Through Clinical–Community Collaboration 7/31/2013
Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care 6/19/2013
Improving Care for Frontier Populations 5/22/2013
School-Based Health Programs for At-Risk Youth 3/27/2013
Dental Health Programs for Underserved Populations 2/27/2013
Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 12/19/2012
Health Care for Underserved Populations 11/7/2012
Enhancing Primary Care Access After Emergency Department Visits 8/29/2012
Innovative Payment Policies 8/15/2012
Coordinating Community Care for Seniors 5/23/2012
Pediatric Asthma Care 5/9/2012
Improving the Diet of Low-Income Families 4/25/2012
Improving Health of Urban, Low-Income Populations 3/14/2012
Mental Health Care for Underserved Populations 2/15/2012
Evaluation and Treatment of Alcohol Dependence 10/26/2011
Smoking Cessation Programs 9/28/2011
Health Care for Prisoners 6/22/2011
Health in Underserved Women 5/11/2011
Healthy Weight in Children 3/30/2011
Refugee Health 3/2/2011
eBehavioral Health 11/24/2010
Childhood Obesity 11/10/2010
Integrated Primary Care 8/18/2010
Language/Culture Matching 8/4/2010
Connecting Health Care and Social Services 6/9/2010
Reducing Youth Health Disparities 4/28/2010
Elderly Health 11/25/2009
Developmental Disabilities 9/30/2009
Long-Term Care 8/19/2009
Service Delivery Changes in Caring for Children with Disabilities 7/6/2009
Women's Health 6/22/2009
Improving the Health of Obese and Overweight Youth 4/13/2009
Delivering Health Care to Uninsured and Low-Income People 1/19/2009
Improving the Health Literacy of Patients 12/22/2008
Improving the Health and Care of the Elderly 10/27/2008
Improving the Health of Children, Adolescents, and Their Families 9/15/2008
Improving the Care of Elderly in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Other Settings 8/18/2008
Health and Health Care Disparities Among Vulnerable Populations 6/23/2008
Providing Access to Care in Rural and Community-based Settings 6/9/2008
VIDEOS
Brenner Children’s Hospital BrennerFIT program
Care Management Plus Program: Can This Innovation Be Scaled?
Essentia Heart Failure Program: Can This Innovation Be Scaled?
Field-Based Outreach Workers Facilitate Access to Health Care and Social Services for Underserved Individuals in Rural Areas
Post-discharge Care Management Integrates Medical and Psychosocial Care of Low-Income Elderly Patients
Remote Visits by Pediatricians for Sick Children at Inner-City and Other Child Care Centers/Schools Reduce Absences and Emergency Department Use
EVENTS
Chats on Change: Using Social Media To Reduce Childhood Obesity
9/10/2013
Chats on Change: Home Base Program for Veterans With PTSD
6/18/2013
Chats on Change: Supporting At-Risk LGBT and Homeless Youth
2/27/2013
Chats on Change: Domestic Violence Prevention
9/13/2012
Meeting the Health Care Needs of Underserved Women
5/19/2011

Last updated: April 23, 2014.