Teamwork Enhancement Program Improves Obstetric Care in a Military Hospital
An evidence-based teamwork and communication program implemented in the labor and delivery unit of Madigan Army Medical Center led to an improved care process.
Financial Incentives and Education Do Not Help Patients Better Manage Hypertension or Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Management of the Disease
The combination of a small financial incentive and patient education leads to a modest, short-lived increase in physician visits, but has no effect on blood pressure control or on racial and ethnic disparities in management and control of hypertension.
Nurse-Led Weekly Educational Program for Children Focuses on Physical Activity and Food Choices, Leading to Healthier Behaviors, Lower Body Mass Index
A weekly, hospital-based community program led by nurses that educates children about healthy lifestyle choices related to nutrition and physical activity has led to reductions in body mass index and waist circumference and to increases in physical activity.
Primary Care Patients Use Interactive Preventive Health Record Integrated With Electronic Health Record, Leading to Enhanced Provision of Preventive Services
Patients track preventive health needs, complete health risk assessments, and obtain educational information through an online interactive health record integrated with their practice’s electronic health record, leading to improvements in the provision of preventive care.
Care Management Protocols and User-Friendly Forms Embedded in Electronic Medical Record Improve Documentation, Coding Accuracy, and Readability of Visit Notes
Protocol-based care management tools and simplified documentation forms embedded in the electronic medical record improve documentation, the readability of notes, and coding accuracy in military health care facilities.
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