Emergency Department Expedites Treatment of Moderate Acuity Patients, Reducing Length of Stay and Walkouts
A hospital emergency department triages moderately acute patients to a "midtrack" area where a nurse practitioner further evaluates them and provides treatment under a physician's supervision, leading to lower length of stay and fewer patient walkouts.
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.
Co-Locating Gynecologic Services Within an HIV Clinic Increases Cervical Cancer Screening Rates, Leading to Identification and Treatment of Many Cancer Cases
By "nesting" a weekly gynecologic clinic into their HIV program, Christiana Care reduces barriers to screening and preventive care for female patients.
Culturally Competent Outreach Programs Increase Cervical Cancer Screening Among Chinese Women
The Chinese Women's Health Project used two approaches to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women—mailing Chinese-language written materials to women and home visits by bicultural, trilingual outreach workers.
Group Visits Focused on Prenatal Care and Parenting Improve Birth Outcomes and Provider Efficiency
Group prenatal and parenting classes integrate health assessment, education, and support, leading to improved birth outcomes and enhanced provider efficiency.
Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Chart
This chart enables women to record their basal (resting) body temperature, to help them know their fertility pattern and see the changes from month to month.
Understanding Cervical Cancer: A Woman's Guide
This guide will take patients recently diagnosed with cervical cancer through the basics of what they need to know about their treatment.
Fertility Preservation in People Treated for Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guideline Slide Set
This slideshow presents a summary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) guidelines for fertility preservation in people treated for cancer.
Fertility Preservation in People Treated for Cancer: Summary Slide Set
This slide show summarizes the American Society of Clinical Oncology's recommendations on fertility preservation in people treated for cancer.
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Risk Calculator
This calculator predicts the probability of a successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).