Deaf Community Health Workers Provide Culturally Appropriate Education and Support to Deaf Patients, Improving Patient Knowledge and Engagement
Trained community health workers accompany members of the Minnesota Deaf community on medical appointments and conduct home visits, leading to improved access to culturally appropriate care, improvements in patient understanding, trust and confidence, and better adherence to recommended care.
Medical Center Places Nurses in Schools, Leading to Better Lifestyle Choices and Academic Performance Among Students
Medical center–employed nurses work at elementary and middle schools, providing typical school nurse services, annual health screenings, and periodic classroom presentations, leading to improvements in the ability to identify health issues and in the lifestyle choices and academic performance of individual students.
Health Literacy Tutoring Program Enhances Access to Culturally Appropriate Education, Increases Knowledge and Skills Among Health Profession Students and Elder Immigrants
A health literacy tutoring program enhances access to culturally appropriate health education for elder immigrants and increases knowledge and skills among students and elders.
Interactive Kiosks Enhance Access to Health Care Information for Underserved Women, Leading to Increased Motivation to Adopt Healthier Behaviors
Mobile kiosks enhance access to health information for low-income women with limited literacy, leading to increased motivation to adopt healthier behaviors.
Multidisciplinary Family Clinic Increases Access to Care for Inner-City Residents, Leading to Improved Outcomes and High Patient Satisfaction
To meet the needs of the surrounding community, 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University employs a multidisciplinary model of care, offering residents a wide variety of health and wellness services regardless of their ability to pay.
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Nemours Health & Prevention Services: 5-2-1-Almost None Online Resources
This Web page provides programs and materials for organizations and families to incorporate the 5-2-1-Almost None message.
A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health
A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health represents a comprehensive effort at identifying ways of talking with the general public, including swing voters and opinion elites, about social determinants of health.
Communication Toolkit: Using Information to Get High Quality Care
This toolkit helps employers, labor unions, and others frame and deliver messages to employees about the meaning and importance of getting evidence-based health care. The tool kit takes the concepts of making health care decisions on evidence and translates them into language that employees can understand.
Consumer Engagement Quality Toolbox
The Consumer Engagement Quality Toolbox for the National Partnership for Women & Families ensures consumers are actively involved in the work of the Alliances to represent the patient perspective and encouraging patients to take an active role in their health care by seeking out reliable information as they make choices about their doctors and hospitals.
Quality Improvement Quality Toolbox
The Quality Improvement Quality Toolbox advocates for doctors and hospitals to systematically develop solutions to prevent misuse, overuse, and underuse of health care and pinpointing how health professionals can serve patients better from the patient and consumer perspectives.