Community Partnerships Target High-Risk Populations, Leading to More Effective, Lower-Cost Hepatitis Screening
The St. Luke's Texas Liver Coalition revamped its strategic approach to screening for hepatitis C, shifting away from screening the general population at health fairs to forming partnerships with various community-based organizations that work with high-risk populations.
Sexual Health Clinics Provide Most Test Results via Text Message, Leading to Faster Diagnosis and Treatment, Greater Capacity to Serve Patients
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
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.
One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
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
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.
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Be In CHARGE! Child Manual
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
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
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.
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
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.