Community Partnerships Target High-Risk Populations, Leading to More Effective, Lower-Cost Hepatitis Screening
The St. Luke's Texas Liver Coalition revamped its strategic approach to screening for hepatitis C, shifting away from screening the general population at health fairs to forming partnerships with various community-based organizations that work with high-risk populations.
Behavioral Health Clinic Offers Onsite Primary Care to Low-Income Asians With Severe Mental Illness, Enhancing Access and Facilitating Improvements in Physical Health
A behavioral health clinic maintains an onsite primary care clinic that provides culturally competent care to low-income Asian Americans with serious mental illness, enhancing access to such care and facilitating modest improvements in physical health.
Health Plan's Comprehensive Strategy Involving Physician Incentives and Targeted Recruitment Enhances Patient Access to Language-Concordant Physicians
A large medical group developed a comprehensive strategy to increase the number of physicians who speak languages other than English in order to improve access for patients with limited English proficiency.
Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate
A primary care clinic serving primarily Cantonese patients offers eligible individuals who come in for a visit during influenza season an influenza shot and a home fecal occult blood test, leading to a significant increase in colorectal cancer screening.
Capitated Health Center Uses Health Coaches to Manage Chronic Illnesses, Leading to Improved Clinical Outcomes
Trained, bilingual medical assistants in a capitated health center serve as health coaches to chronically ill (often diabetic) patients of similar ethnic or racial backgrounds, leading to better disease management and clinical outcomes for those with diabetes, very positive feedback from patients and center staff, and low turnover among medical assistants and coaches.
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Alliance of Filipino-American Community Health Workers: Resource Library
The resource library provided by The Alliance of Filipino-American Community Health Workers provides information to assist in many different areas of conducting a community health program.
Lupus Fact Sheet
This fact sheet answers common questions about lupus.
Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
This fact sheet addresses how the differences in the health care that people receive contribute to disparities in health, and what strategies can overcome these differences in care.
This bilingual booklet (in Cantonese and English), developed by the Chinese Community Health Resource Center, can help educate Chinese patients about the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes.
The Chinese Women's Health Project: Products
The materials from the Chinese Women's Health Project aim to decrease the incidence of invasive cervical cancer among Chinese women by increasing the frequency and regularity of Pap testing.