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Sexual Health Clinics Provide Most Test Results via Text Message, Leading to Faster Diagnosis and Treatment, Greater Capacity to Serve Patients 8/13/2014
Sexual health clinics communicate most test results via text message, leading to faster diagnosis and treatment and greater clinic capacity for handling new cases.
Specialists Train and Support Rural and Prison-Based Primary Care Clinicians, Enhancing Access to Hepatitis C Care 7/16/2014
University-based specialists provide initial training and host weekly, case-based consultations with primary care clinicians, enhancing access to hepatitis C care for prisoners and rural patients throughout New Mexico.
Attempt One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 7/2/2014
A one-time personalized electronic message from a patient’s primary care physician did not increase colorectal cancer screening rates in eligible adults overdue for such screening.
Patients With Crohn’s Disease Report Symptoms and Behaviors Through Computer Applications, Leading to Better Self-Management and Provider–Patient Communication 5/7/2014
Patients with Crohn’s disease reported information on nine observations of daily living (cues about health experienced in everyday living) using applications on a tablet computer, leading to more tracking of symptoms and health-related behaviors, better patient self-management and patient-provider communication, and high levels of patient satisfaction.
Primary Care Patients Use Interactive Preventive Health Record Integrated With Electronic Health Record, Leading to Enhanced Provision of Preventive Services 12/18/2013
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.
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Be In CHARGE! Child Manual 12/18/2013
This Child Manual and the accompanying Parent Manual are designed to be used by health professionals in leading group interventions for children with cystic fibrosis and their parents.
Be In CHARGE! Parent Manual 12/18/2013
This Parent Manual and the accompanying Child Manual are designed to be used by health professionals in leading group interventions for children with cystic fibrosis and their parents.
Exposure to Blood: What Healthcare Personnel Need to Know 12/18/2013
This tool provides health care workers with information about the risks of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens and suggests actions to be taken when such exposures occur.
Foodborne Diseases 5/8/2013
This fact sheet presents information on seven foodborne diseases, including the cause, transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention, and complications of each disease.
2005 Update of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Practice Guideline Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Surveillance: Guideline Summary 4/10/2013
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.
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Focusing on Priority Populations 3/26/2014
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Using Patient-Reported Data To Improve Chronic Disease Care 4/24/2013

Last updated: August 13, 2014.