Community Coalition Supports Schools in Helping Students Increase Physical Activity and Make Better Food Choices
A community-based coalition in rural Pennsylvania conducts ongoing marketing, supports schools, and sponsors community events in an effort to promote healthier behaviors by students, leading to more physical activity and better food choices.
Community Health Navigators Use Pathways Model to Enhance Access to Health and Social Services for Low-Income, At-Risk Residents
The Pathways to a Healthy Bernalillo County Program identifies vulnerable, underserved residents and connects them to needed health and social services.
Culturally Tailored Cessation Program Significantly Reduces Tobacco Use Among Members of American Indian Tribe
A culturally tailored smoking cessation program significantly reduces tobacco use among members of an American Indian tribe.
Emergency Department Uses Tool To Identify At-Risk Patients in Need of HIV Testing, Leading to Same Number of Newly Diagnosed Patients with Fewer Screening Tests
An emergency department uses an eight-variable risk assessment tool to determine which patients should be tested for undiagnosed HIV, leading to the identification of the same number of HIV-positive patients as through universal screening, thus suggesting greater cost-effectiveness.
Exercise and Nutrition Program Helps Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Develop Healthier Lifestyles, Improve Fitness and Mental Well-Being
A motivational health promotion and physical fitness program for adults with serious mental illnesses produced meaningful improvements in physical fitness and mental well-being.
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Act Against AIDS
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.
The Community Health Worker's Sourcebook: A Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
This sourcebook serves as an instruction manual for training community health workers and as a reference and a resource for community health workers working with community members in preventing heart disease and stroke.
Adherence Readiness Assessment
This tool is used to help a patient/client be more adherent to their HIV medications by identifying possible barriers and helping the client overcome them.
Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Toolkit for Clinicians
This toolkit is intended to give busy clinical practices an introduction to a set of activities and changes that support patients and families in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions.
Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS) Toolkit
The goal of MARQUIS (Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study) is to develop better ways for medications to be prescribed, documented, and reconciled accurately and safely at times of care transitions when patients enter and leave the hospital.