Family-Activated Pediatric Rapid Response Team Increases Calls From Both Families and Staff, Supports Improvements in Outcomes
A children's hospital empowers families to directly activate its pediatric rapid response team in case of a suspected emergency situation, leading to a significant increase in calls to the team by family and staff.
Patient- and Family-Activated Response Team Averts Potential Problems and Generates High Levels of Patient, Family, and Staff Satisfaction
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside implemented a Condition Help program that patients or their family members can activate via a telephone call when the patient’s condition is deteriorating; the call immediately brings in a rapid response team to assess and manage the situation and provide treatment as needed.
Community Coalition Supports Schools in Helping Students Increase Physical Activity and Make Better Food Choices
A community-based coalition in rural Pennsylvania conducts ongoing marketing, supports schools, and sponsors community events in an effort to promote healthier behaviors by students, leading to more physical activity and better food choices.
A Collaborative Partnership: Resources to Help Consumers Thrive in the Medical Home
This guide for health care organizations and stakeholders provides resources to improve consumer participation to help design and inform the needed patient focus of the patient-centered medical home.
Aquí para Tí/Here for You: Teen Parenting Toolkit
The Teen Parenting Toolkit provides parents with relevant information and tips on how to relate to teens and guide them to adulthood.
Bronson Methodist Hospital Patient Handouts
These resources can be used to educate patients on a wide range of health issues.
Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns: What You Can Do To Help
This toolkit provides action-oriented resources for health care providers and community-based organizations to use in helping expectant mothers get safe, evidence-based care, and improve their newborn’s chances for good physical and developmental health.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Wellness Initiative Tools
The SAMHSA Wellness Initiative Tools for consumers and providers include posters, fact sheets, brochures, and slide presentations that stress the importance of wellness and highlight the eight dimensions of wellness.