Community Health Center-Jail Partnerships Improve Care During and After Incarceration, Reduce Jail-Based Violence and Deaths and Enhance Access to Community-Based Care
A partnership between local jails and community health providers facilitates the provision of appropriate health care to inmates and ensures continued, coordinated care upon their release, leading to reductions in jail violence and deaths and enhanced access to care.
Health Navigators Support Self-Management With Primary Care Patients, Leading to Improved Behaviors and Lower Utilization
Health navigators help primary care patients access medical and community resources, leading to significant improvements in health-related and self-management behaviors and health outcomes and to meaningful declines in emergency department and inpatient utilization.
Multipronged Strategy Leads to a Significant Increase in the Provision of Interpretation Services to Patients With Limited English Proficiency
The Medical Language Interpretive Services program in Grady Health System uses a multipronged approach to increase staffing and the hospital's capacity to provide interpretation services to meet the needs of patients with low English proficiency.
Practice Enhancement Assistants Improve Quality of Care in Primary Care Practices
Practice enhancement assistants improve patient care through practice audits and feedback, staff training, sharing of innovative ideas, and support in the development of systems and infrastructure.
Case Managers Remotely Monitor Chronically Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Each Day, Reducing Mortality and Costs
Case managers remotely monitor Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions via a messaging device that asks and records answers to disease-specific and general health questions each day, leading to lower mortality and costs.
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This interactive map tool provides advocates and policymakers information on national efforts in key tobacco control policy areas.
Automated Telephone Reminders: A Tool to Help Refill Medicines on Time
This easy to understand telephone script is provided for use by pharmacies wishing to provide automated refill reminder calls to patients.
Engaging Patients in Improving Ambulatory Care
This toolkit, for health care organizations and primary care practices, provides guidance on how to work with patients and families to improve care.
How to Create a Pill Card
This guide will help patients, parents, or anyone who has a hard time keeping track of their medicines create an easy-to-use "pill card."
Is Our Pharmacy Meeting Patients’ Needs? A Pharmacy Health Literacy Assessment Tool User’s Guide
This pharmacy health literacy tool was designed to capture perspectives of three critical audiences-objective auditors, pharmacy staff, and patients. The parts of the assessment are complementary and designed to form a comprehensive assessment.