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Specialists Train and Support Rural and Prison-Based Primary Care Clinicians, Enhancing Access to Hepatitis C Care 7/16/2014
University-based specialists provide initial training and host weekly, case-based consultations with primary care clinicians, enhancing access to hepatitis C care for prisoners and rural patients throughout New Mexico.
Insurer's Multifaceted Approach Facilitates Cultural and Linguistic Match Between Patient and Mental Health Provider, Leading to Higher Member Satisfaction 6/18/2014
CIGNA uses a multifaceted approach to facilitate culturally appropriate behavioral health care for members, including the matching of patients to providers who meet desired characteristics; the program enhanced the diversity of the behavioral health practitioner network and increased member satisfaction.
County-Wide Collaborative Uses Pathways Model to Enhance Access to Insurance, Primary Care, and Mental Health Services for Low-Income Children 6/4/2014
Using the Pathways model, Access El Dorado helps low-income families navigate the health care system, obtain health information, and access appropriate medical and mental health services, leading to fewer emergency department visits.
Rural Practice Redesigns Care Processes To Allow Multidisciplinary Teams To Leverage Electronic Health Record, Leading to Better Screening of Medically Underserved 6/4/2014
A rural medical practice redesigned its care processes to allow multidisciplinary care teams to use a new electronic health record system that features real-time documentation and information sharing and various tools to facilitate the provision of appropriate care, leading to significant improvements in screening rates and high satisfaction for medically underserved patients in Alaska.
Teen Tobacco Prevention Curriculum Is Adapted for Native American and Latino Communities, Leading to Positive Feedback 6/4/2014
Teens Against Tobacco Use™, a peer-to-peer mentorship program designed to educate youth on the dangers of tobacco use, was adapted for the Native American and Latino communities in Washington state.
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Alaska Community Health Aide Program: Cancer Education Resources 1/29/2014
This Web page, developed by the Alaska Community Health Aide Program, provides cancer education resources for community health aides/practitioners, community health representatives, and other people interested in learning more about cancer. 
Lupus Fact Sheet 1/15/2014
This fact sheet answers common questions about lupus.
An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding For American Indian and Alaska Native Families 5/15/2013
This 15-page booklet provides information about breastfeeding to help American Indian and Alaska Native women.
American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Resource Kit 3/13/2013
The materials in this resource kit were specially designed to help American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities understand and prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Center for Excellence: Posters 3/13/2013
These posters are designed to generate interest about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and to encourage women and significant others to seek additional information.

Last updated: July 16, 2014.