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Community Collaborative Improves Accuracy of Medication Lists for Elderly Patients in Outpatient Clinic Setting 4/23/2014
Aurora Health Care spearheaded a community-wide medication reconciliation initiative, involving health care consumers, providers, pharmacists, and community stakeholders, to improve the accuracy of elderly patients' medication lists.
Community Health Navigators Use Pathways Model to Enhance Access to Health and Social Services for Low-Income, At-Risk Residents 4/23/2014
The Pathways to a Healthy Bernalillo County Program identifies vulnerable, underserved residents and connects them to needed health and social services.
Field-Based Outreach Workers Facilitate Access to Health Care and Social Services forĀ Underserved Individuals in Rural Areas 4/23/2014
Rural and Urban Access to Health, an integrated network of field-based workers, connects vulnerable populations to health, human, and social services in nine largely rural counties in central Indiana.
Free Skin Cancer Screening and Education at Beaches and Other Outdoor Venues Identify Many With Suspected Cancer, Enhance Knowledge of Protective Strategies 4/23/2014
Local organizations and volunteers provide free skin cancer education and screenings at beaches and other outdoor venues each summer, enhancing access to these services for thousands of at-risk individuals, identifying many with suspected cancer, and increasing knowledge about strategies to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Gonorrhea Community Action Project Improves Preventive Health Care For Adolescents in Harlem 4/23/2014
The Gonorrhea Community Action Project was a national, multisite project to design and implement interventions to increase access to and the quality of health care services in communities with high rates of gonorrhea.
QualityTools
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution 3/12/2014
This guide describes the knowledge and core competencies necessary for potential overdose responders trained as part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health opioid overdose prevention pilot program to respond to an opioid overdose event.
Center for Healthy Aging: Resource Library 2/26/2014
This library of resources for community-based organizations provides materials to help develop and implement evidence-based programs to promote healthy lives for older adults.
HIV/AIDS: A Manual for Faith Communities 10/9/2013
This training manual for leaders of African American faith communities can be used to educate community members about the health threat of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
KidsWalk-to-School: A Guide to Promote Walking to School 10/9/2013
This guide teaches communities how to organize and implement the KidsWalk-to-School program, which aims to get children to walk and bicycle to and from school in groups accompanied by adults.
Clinical–Community Relationships Measures Atlas 9/25/2013
AHRQ developed the CCRM Atlas to identify ways to further define, measure, and evaluate programs based on clinical-community relationships for the delivery of clinical preventive services.

Last updated: April 23, 2014.