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Adaptation and Expansion of Existing Bundle of Inpatient Interventions Reduces Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia at Long-Term Care Facility 7/30/2014
Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility modified and expanded an existing set of known-to-be-effective inpatient interventions for use in the long-term acute care setting, leading to a 58 percent reduction in ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Policy Alliance Creates Community Health Workers’ Scope of Practice, Training Curriculum, Certificate Program, and Reimbursement Strategy, Expanding Their Integration Into the Health System to Reduce Health Disparities 7/30/2014
A statewide consortium of community health workers, public agencies, and nonprofits aimed to reduce health disparities by developing a standardized scope of practice, creating a training and certificate program and a stable funding strategy to secure reimbursement from Medicaid. Their work resulted in greater integration for these workers in the health care work force.
American Indian Nation–Owned Skilled Nursing Facility Provides Culturally Responsive Services, Leading to High Patient Satisfaction and Low Staff Turnover 7/30/2014
A Native American tribe–owned skilled nursing facility provides culturally competent services using a holistic approach to health and well-being, leading to high patient and family member satisfaction and low staff turnover.
Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Leads to Sustained Increases in Breastfeeding Among Low-Income Whites and Minorities 7/30/2014
Boston Medical Center adopted the Baby-Friendly™ Hospital Initiative, a 10-step program that has led to sustained increases in the initiation of breastfeeding.
Capitated Health Center Uses Health Coaches to Manage Chronic Illnesses, Leading to Improved Clinical Outcomes 7/30/2014
Trained, bilingual medical assistants in a capitated health center serve as health coaches to chronically ill (often diabetic) patients of similar ethnic or racial backgrounds, leading to better disease management and clinical outcomes for those with diabetes, very positive feedback from patients and center staff, and low turnover among medical assistants and coaches.
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ARTICLES
How Middle Managers Can Influence Innovation Implementation 5/7/2014
Creating a Culture of Innovation 4/23/2014
How To Build Sustainability Into the Innovation Process 4/23/2014
Identifying Problems To Address Through Adoption of Innovations 4/23/2014
States Turn to Managed Care To Constrain Medicaid Long-Term Care Costs 4/23/2014
A Researcher’s Perspective on Clinical-Community Relationships 3/26/2014
Antimicrobial Resistance Still Poses a Public Health Threat 3/26/2014
Applying Customer-Driven Innovation to Health Care 3/26/2014
Applying Storytelling to Health Care Innovation 3/26/2014
Improving Access to Specialty Care for Medicaid Patients 3/26/2014
Public- and Private-Sector Initiatives Are Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 3/26/2014
Screening Patients in the Emergency Department for HIV and Tobacco Use 3/26/2014
Spreading Innovations To Enhance Care for Older Adults 3/26/2014
The Innovations Exchange Can Be an Effective, Practical Teaching Tool 3/26/2014
The Transformation of Health and Health Care Delivery 3/26/2014
Understanding Different Models of Innovation 3/26/2014
Developing and Testing an Idea 3/12/2014
Factors That Influence the Scale Up and Spread of Innovations 1/29/2014
National Initiative Uses Medical Order Forms To Translate Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes Into Action 12/18/2013
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Develops New Resources on Clinical-Community Relationships to Promote Research 8/14/2013
Telehealth Improves Access and Quality of Care for Alaska Natives 5/22/2013
Public Health Workforce Faces New Challenges and Opportunities 4/17/2013
ISSUES
Culturally Appropriate Care and Health Education 8/14/2013
Health Information Exchanges 6/5/2013
VIDEOS

Healthcare Policy Innovations: Changing Care, Improving Health, Nancy Langenfeld, MS, RN
Care Management Plus Program: Can This Innovation Be Scaled?
Open Space Conference 2010
EVENTS
Chats on Change: Creating a Successful Health Information Exchange
12/3/2013
Using the Innovations Exchange To Develop Health Professional Competencies
9/18/2013
Spread Models and Lessons: Learning from the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange
3/21/2011
GUIDES
Connecting Those at Risk to Care: A Guide to Building a Community "HUB" to Promote a System of Collaboration, Accountability, and Improved Outcomes
Connecting Those at Risk to Care: The Quick Start Guide to Developing Community Care Coordination Pathways
Will It Work Here? A Decisionmaker's Guide to Adopting Innovations

Last updated: July 30, 2014.