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Academic Detailing Sessions With Providers Increase Use of Pain- and Anxiety-Reducing Strategies During Childhood Immunizations 8/13/2014
A trained educator used “academic detailing” sessions to teach primary care clinicians about proven strategies for reducing the pain and anxiety associated with childhood immunizations, leading to increased use of these strategies and greater satisfaction among clinicians.
Community Cancer Coalition Employs Navigators Who Enhance Access to Free Colonoscopy Screening for Uninsured Rural Patients 8/13/2014
A community cancer coalition employs navigators who work with community health centers in rural areas to identify those in need of colorectal cancer screening via colonoscopy and facilitate access to such screening, leading to more referrals and screenings and to more cancers and precancerous polyps being detected and treated.
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.
Emergency Department–Based Case Managers Throughout County Electronically Schedule Clinic Appointments for Underserved Patients, Allowing Many to Establish a Medical Home 8/13/2014
Emergency department–based case managers at nine Milwaukee hospitals use electronic technologies to schedule and track attendance at follow-up clinic appointments for low-income, uninsured patients who come to the emergency department with nonurgent needs, allowing many such patients to establish a medical home.
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Clever Crazes for Kids: Toolkit for Educators 8/13/2014
This toolkit for educators provides more information about Clever Crazes for Kids (CCK), instructions on how to register their school and students, and several promotional fliers to encourage participation in the program.
Depressionscreen.org 8/13/2014
This Web site educates visitors about clinical depression, offers them a confidential way to get screened for symptoms of the illness, and guides them toward appropriate professional help if necessary.
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.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community 8/13/2014
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspectives on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.
Latch On NYC 8/13/2014
Latch On NYC is a citywide initiative designed to support mothers who choose to breastfeed; the initiative includes a public awareness campaign highlighting the health benefits of breast milk.
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ARTICLES
A Researcher’s Perspective on Clinical-Community Relationships 3/26/2014
Chronic Disease Management Can Reduce Readmissions 3/26/2014
Public- and Private-Sector Initiatives Are Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 3/26/2014
Technology Is Improving Patients' Access to Their Health Information 3/26/2014
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Will Soon Issue a Final Recommendation on HIV Screening for Adolescents and Adults 3/26/2014
Wellness and Health Promotion Programs Use Financial Incentives To Motivate Employees 1/15/2014
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Develops New Resources on Clinical-Community Relationships to Promote Research 8/14/2013
A Next-Generation Personal Health Record System Enhances Preventive Care 4/17/2013
Public Health Workforce Faces New Challenges and Opportunities 4/17/2013
ISSUES
Increasing Patient Involvement in Health Care 10/10/2012
Patient Engagement 11/23/2011
Shared Decisionmaking 7/7/2010
Improving the Health Literacy of Patients 12/22/2008
VIDEOS
Brenner Children’s Hospital BrennerFIT program
Essentia Heart Failure Program: Can This Innovation Be Scaled?
Post-discharge Care Management Integrates Medical and Psychosocial Care of Low-Income Elderly Patients
EVENTS
Chats on Change: Using Social Media To Reduce Childhood Obesity
9/10/2013
Chats on Change: Using New Media for Innovation in Health Care Delivery
1/27/2011
Engaging Stakeholders: How to Obtain and Retain Buy-In for Your Innovations
1/1/2009

Last updated: August 13, 2014.