Monthly Multidisciplinary Patient Safety Conferences Improve Hospital Staff Perceptions of Organization's Safety Culture and Increase Reporting of Adverse Events
Monthly patient safety conferences that allow clinicians and all levels of staff to openly discuss adverse events improved staff perceptions of the organization's safety culture and increased the reporting of such events.
Identification and Support of Refugees With Disabilities Enhances Access to Culturally Competent Rehabilitation and Social Services
The Community Connections for Refugees with Disabilities program proactively identifies newly arriving refugees with disabilities, and then supports them in accessing culturally competent rehabilitation and community-based social services.
Monthly Clinic Enhances Access to Culturally Competent Cancer Screening and Primary Care for Rural, Low-Income Hispanic Women Over Age 40
A monthly clinic provides culturally competent cancer screening and educational information to rural, low-income Hispanic women over the age of 40 years, leading to enhanced access to such screenings and to increased use of primary care.
Easily Accessible, Welcoming Center Enhances Access to Medical and Social Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Homeless Youth
An easily accessible center offers a safe, welcoming, nonjudgmental environment in which homeless youth, particularly those who identify themselves as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, can access a wide array of medical and social services.
Hospital-Based Social Workers Follow Up With Recently Discharged Older Adults to Resolve Transition Problems, Reducing Readmissions and Deaths
Hospital-based social workers support recently discharged older patients and their caregivers in resolving problems related to their transition back home, leading to enhanced patient and caregiver knowledge, better attendance at followup appointments, and fewer readmissions and deaths.