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Bilingual, Bicultural Asthma Intervention Program Significantly Improves Outcomes for Poor, Inner-City Youth 8/27/2014
The El Rio Inner-City Asthma Intervention Program is a comprehensive bilingual, bicultural program that primarily serves low-income, inner-city Latino children with moderate or severe persistent asthma.
Community-Based Clinic Enhances Access to Medical Care and Reduces Emergency Department Visits for Chronically Ill Recently Released Prisoners 8/27/2014
Community-based clinic enhances access to medical care and reduces emergency department visits for chronically ill individuals who have recently been released from prison.
Culturally Competent Self-Management Program Increases Confidence and Knowledge for African Americans With or at Risk for Diabetes 8/27/2014
The Center for African American Health Focus on Diabetes project offered a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related services to people with or at risk for diabetes and their caregivers.
E-Mail and Telephone Contact Replaces Most Patient Visits in Primary Care Practice, Leads to More Engaged Patients and Time Savings for Physicians 8/27/2014
GreenField Health in Portland, OR, uses e-mail and telephone communications for the majority of patient contacts, thus saving physician time and freeing up capacity to serve patients who need inperson care more quickly.
Free Weekly Clinic for Low-Income, African-American Men Enhances Access to Culturally Appropriate Primary Care, Counseling, and Support Group Services 8/27/2014
Physicians and social workers provide free, convenient, culturally appropriate medical care, counseling, and support group services to African-American men in African-American Chicago neighborhoods, enhancing access to these services for roughly 3,000 to 3,500 men each year.
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QualityTools
4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes. For Life. 8/27/2014
This booklet for consumers provides four steps to help diabetic patients manage their diabetes and live a long and active life.
High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need to Know 8/27/2014
This fact sheet explains the risks of having a high blood cholesterol level and provides guidance on lowering high blood cholesterol.
Low-Income Households and Asthma 8/27/2014
The Low Income Households and Asthma fact sheet provides statistics on low-income households and asthma rates. The fact sheet also provides 10 key tips for controlling and managing asthma.
Read the Food Label 8/27/2014
This fact sheet provides information about reading food labels to find foods that are lower in sodium.
Tips to Help You Remember to Take Your Blood Pressure Drugs 8/27/2014
This fact sheet provides 11 tips to help patients remember to take their blood pressure medications.
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ARTICLES
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
Wellness and Health Promotion Programs Use Financial Incentives To Motivate Employees 1/15/2014
A Next-Generation Personal Health Record System Enhances Preventive Care 4/17/2013
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
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?
Heart Failure Disease Management Improves Outcomes and Reduces Costs
Post-discharge Care Management Integrates Medical and Psychosocial Care of Low-Income Elderly Patients
Blueprint for Health: Adoptability and Challenges (3 of 3)
EVENTS
Engaging Stakeholders: How to Obtain and Retain Buy-In for Your Innovations
1/1/2009
Using AHRQ's Health Care Innovations Exchange to Take on the Challenges of Care Delivery
5/1/2008

Last updated: August 27, 2014.