Online Communities Foster Data-Sharing, Communication, and Learning Among Patients With Neurologic and Other Chronic Diseases
Web-based communities allow patients with a variety of life-changing illnesses to record functional outcomes, share these data securely with clinicians and caregivers, and communicate with similar patients for support and learning.
Online Visits With Dermatologists Enhance Access to Care for Patients With Minor and Serious Skin Conditions, Boost Physician Productivity
User-friendly, secure Web-based and mobile applications facilitate online visits with board-certified dermatologists, enhancing access to care for those with minor and serious skin conditions, increasing physician productivity, and generating high levels of patient satisfaction.
Health System Improves Access to Culturally Competent Interpreters Through Participation in Telephone and Video Interpretation Network
Contra Costa Health Services provides video and telephonic interpretation services to diverse patient populations at its clinics and regional hospital through participation in a shared network of trained interpreters, leading to improved access to interpretation services for patients with limited English proficiency.
Electronic and Telephone Reminders Increase Medication Adherence in Adults With Uncomplicated Hypertension
A specially designed pill-bottle system supplied visual and auditory reminders to patients, along with telephone reminders after missed doses and progress reports to be shared with providers; the program significantly increased medication adherence in those with uncomplicated hypertension.
Texting Service Enhances Minority Youth Access to HIV/AIDS Information and Testing
A statewide text messaging service provides minority youth and young adults in Illinois with accurate information on HIV/AIDS and connects them to free HIV testing and related services.
Health Information Exchange Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to assist health care leaders in managing the challenges associated with developing, adopting, operating, and sustaining a health information exchange.
A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic Conditions Affected by Overweight and Obesity
This guide provides physicians with detailed information and instructions for conducting group medical visits for patients with chronic conditions affected by overweight and obesity.
National Rural Health Resource Center: Health Information Exchange Toolkit
The National Rural Health Resource Center developed this HIE toolkit, which contains resources designed for rural providers including hospitals, health networks, and others.
How To Implement Electronic Health Records
This tool provides a six-step approach for providers and physicians to implement an EHR system in their practice.
Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration Toolkit
This toolkit provides guidance for conducting organization-level assessments of business practices, policies, and State laws that govern the privacy and security of health information exchange.