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Adult Daycare Program Offers Nursing and Rehabilitative Services, Leading to Improved State of Mind for Low-Income Elders and Disabled Adults 8/13/2014
Six adult day health centers provide nursing and rehabilitative services, as well as social programs and activities to elders and other vulnerable adults to maintain and/or improve physical, social, and cognitive functioning, thus avoiding the need for placement in a long-term care facility.
Advocacy Firm Assists Patients in Choosing Providers/Treatments and Coordinating Care, Leading to Quick Access to Services and High Satisfaction 8/13/2014
PinnacleCare provides individualized care management services that include an initial health assessment, an annual health plan/consultation, round-the-clock access to medical advocates and advisers, facilitated access to top specialists and medical institutions, and management of electronic medical records.
Chronic Care and Disease Management Improves Health, Reduces Costs for Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions in an Integrated Health System 8/13/2014
The Sutter Care Coordination Program combines chronic care and disease management to address the medical and psychosocial needs of individuals with multiple chronic conditions.
Community Referral Liaisons Help Patients Reduce Risky Health Behaviors, Leading to Improvements in Health Status 8/13/2014
A community health educator referral liaison receives physician referrals of patients with risky health behaviors; the liaison links patients with community resources, offers counseling and encouragement over the telephone, and provides feedback to the physicians.
Daily Text Messages and Nurse Followup Improve Self-Management Behaviors in Patients with Diabetes, Leading to Better Glycemic Control and Lower Costs 8/13/2014
Daily automated text messages combined with nurse followup improved self-management behaviors among patients with diabetes, leading to significant improvements in glycemic control, fewer doctor visits, lower costs, and high patient satisfaction.
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QualityTools
Envisioning My Future: A Young Person's Guide to Health Care Transition 8/13/2014
This guide, written for youth with special health care needs, helps them prepare for their transition from pediatric health care or service to adult care or service.
Forming a Community-Based Network: A Handbook 8/13/2014
This handbook provides information on forming a community-based network for community members who wish to become involved in maintaining their elderly neighbors in their homes. It is also for public health and social service agencies, area agencies on aging, and others who recognize the value of community caring and the potential for neighbors to augment the services that they, as agencies, provide.
Health Care Coordination Toolkit 8/13/2014
The Health Care Coordination Toolkit is designed to assist individuals, guardians, and teams in the proper coordination of health care for adults with developmental disabilities.
Inhaled Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Chronic Asthma in Adults and in Children Aged 12 Years and Over: Audit Support 8/13/2014
This tool can be used in all health care settings to conduct a self-assessment of compliance with guideline recommendations for chronic asthma treatment.
2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report 7/30/2014
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.
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ARTICLES
Integrating Behavioral Health With Primary Care 6/18/2014
How Middle Managers Can Influence Innovation Implementation 5/7/2014
Challenges Facing Rural Health Care 3/26/2014
Chronic Disease Management Can Reduce Readmissions 3/26/2014
Improving Access to Specialty Care for Medicaid Patients 3/26/2014
Public- and Private-Sector Initiatives Are Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 3/26/2014
Spreading Innovations To Enhance Care for Older Adults 3/26/2014
Technology Is Improving Patients' Access to Their Health Information 3/26/2014
The State of Accountable Care Organizations 3/26/2014
Wellness and Health Promotion Programs Use Financial Incentives To Motivate Employees 1/15/2014
New Recognition Standards for Specialty Practices Emphasize Coordination With Primary Care 4/17/2013
ISSUES
Quality Improvement in Pediatric Care 10/9/2013
Using Patient-Reported Data To Improve Chronic Disease Care 4/24/2013
HIV Screening and Care for HIV-Positive Patients 4/10/2013
Clinical-Community Linkages to Improve Chronic Disease Care 7/3/2012
Remote Monitoring of Chronic Conditions 2/1/2012
Chronic Disease Management 7/21/2010
Management of Chronic Illnesses 7/7/2008
Managing Chronic Health Conditions 5/26/2008
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?
EVENTS
Chats on Change: Using Social Media To Reduce Childhood Obesity
9/10/2013

Last updated: August 13, 2014.