Field-Based Outreach Workers Facilitate Access to Health Care and Social Services for Underserved Individuals in Rural Areas
Rural and Urban Access to Health, an integrated network of field-based workers, connects vulnerable populations to health, human, and social services in nine largely rural counties in central Indiana.
Acuity-Adaptable Inpatient Rooms Eliminate Most Patient Transfers, Leading to Enhanced Safety, Satisfaction, and Efficiency
Acuity-adaptable inpatient rooms improve care quality and reduce costs in a cardiac care unit by drastically decreasing patient transfers.
Computerized Alerts Do Not Influence Physician Ordering Habits or Improve Clinical Outcomes for Elderly, Hospitalized Patients With Cognitive Impairment
Computerized alerts did not influence physician ordering habits or improve clinical outcomes for elderly, hospitalized patients with cognitive impairment.
Statewide Health Information Exchange Provides Daily Alerts About Emergency Department and Inpatient Visits, Helping Health Plans and Accountable Care Organizations Reduce Utilization and Costs
A statewide health information exchange provides health plans and accountable care organizations with daily alerts on patients visiting the emergency department or being admitted to an inpatient facility, allowing them to take steps to curb use of these high-cost venues and replace them with lower-cost primary care visits.
Telephone-Based Care Management With Automated Symptom Monitoring Reduces Pain and Depression in Cancer Patients
A combination of telephone-based nurse case management and automated symptom monitoring leads to significant reductions in the severity of pain and depression in cancer patients being treated in urban and rural oncology practices.
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