Rural Practice Redesigns Care Processes To Allow Multidisciplinary Teams To Leverage Electronic Health Record, Leading to Better Screening of Medically Underserved
A rural medical practice redesigned its care processes to allow multidisciplinary care teams to use a new electronic health record system that features real-time documentation and information sharing and various tools to facilitate the provision of appropriate care, leading to significant improvements in screening rates and high satisfaction for medically underserved patients in Alaska.
Church-Sponsored, Barbershop-Based Program Enhances Access to Screenings and Followup Care for African-American Men in Harlem
A church-sponsored, barbershop-based program enhances access to screening and treatment for hypertension, diabetes, and prostate and colon cancers for African-American men in Harlem.
Electronic Standing Orders Highlight Care Gaps and Allow Nonphysicians to Address Them, Leading to Increased Provision of Preventive Services
Primary care practices incorporate standing orders for preventive care services into the electronic health record, allowing nonphysician clinical staff to fill gaps in care; the program substantially increased the provision of needed services to eligible patients.
Patient-Centered Redesign Improves Patient and Staff Satisfaction at Outpatient Cancer Center
An outpatient cancer center redesign incorporated features that create a soothing, healing environment for patients, leading to an increase in patient and staff satisfaction.
Counseling and Care Coordination for Patients With Advanced Illness Lead to More Patients Completing Advance Directives and Less Use of Inpatient Care
Counseling and care coordination for patients with advanced illnesses improved patient–provider communication and the quality of medical care and decisionmaking support, leading to more patients completing advance directives and lower inpatient care requirements.
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Skin Cancer Flier for Parents
This one-page flier is intended for parents and contains information about protecting children from sun exposure.
2005 Update of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Practice Guideline Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Surveillance: Guideline Summary
This tool summarizes the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) 2005 practice guideline update for followup after primary therapy for stage II or III colorectal cancer.
2006 Update of ASCO Practice Guideline Recommendations for the Use of White Blood Cell Growth Factors: Guideline Summary
This six-page guideline summary is a 2006 update of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) recommendations for the use of white blood cell growth factors.