Cancer Prevention Messages From Cosmetologists Lead to Positive Lifestyle Changes Among Clients
Trained licensed hair stylists delivered cancer prevention messages to their clients during beauty salon appointments, leading to positive behavior change.
Community Collaborative Improves Accuracy of Medication Lists for Elderly Patients in Outpatient Clinic Setting
Aurora Health Care spearheaded a community-wide medication reconciliation initiative, involving health care consumers, providers, pharmacists, and community stakeholders, to improve the accuracy of elderly patients' medication lists.
Educational Materials Enhance the Ability of New Parents To Understand and Cope With Infant Crying
Providing new parents and other caregivers with an educational video and booklet improves their ability to understand and cope with infant crying, the most common trigger for shaken baby syndrome.
Mobile Clinic Provides Comprehensive Medical Home for Homeless and At-Risk Youth, Reducing Emergency Department Visits and Increasing Followup Care
A mobile health clinic provides a medical home to homeless and other at-risk youth, leading to fewer emergency department visits, more follow up care, and high levels of satisfaction.
Texting Service Enhances Minority Youth Access to HIV/AIDS Information and Testing
A statewide text messaging service provides minority youth and young adults in Illinois with accurate information on HIV/AIDS and connects them to free HIV testing and related services.
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