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Archived Behavioral Health Clinic Offers Onsite Primary Care to Low-Income Asians With Severe Mental Illness, Enhancing Access and Facilitating Improvements in Physical Health 8/27/2014
A behavioral health clinic maintains an onsite primary care clinic that provides culturally competent care to low-income Asian Americans with serious mental illness, enhancing access to such care and facilitating modest improvements in physical health.
Community-Based Clinic Enhances Access to Medical Care and Reduces Emergency Department Visits for Chronically Ill Recently Released Prisoners 8/27/2014
Community-based clinic enhances access to medical care and reduces emergency department visits for chronically ill individuals who have recently been released from prison.
Comprehensive Palliative Care Program Improves End-of-Life Care and Pain Control for Terminally Ill Patients 8/27/2014
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian established a comprehensive end-of-life program that includes pain control and emotional support for patients unlikely to survive the next few days; a multidisciplinary palliative care that assists physicians who are treating dying patients; compassionate care for parents who lose children before or after birth; and support for hospital staff who work with dying patients.
Coping Skills Training Helps Adolescents Improve Quality of Life and Ability to Manage Their Diabetes 8/27/2014
A coping skills training program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes teaches communication and social problem-solving skills, leading to better disease management skills and blood glucose control.
Culturally Competent Self-Management Program Increases Confidence and Knowledge for African Americans With or at Risk for Diabetes 8/27/2014
The Center for African American Health Focus on Diabetes project offered a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related services to people with or at risk for diabetes and their caregivers.
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QualityTools
Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer and the People Who Care About Them 8/27/2014
This tool for patients provides information about the psychological and social aspects of a cancer diagnosis.
Forming a Community-Based Network: A Handbook 8/13/2014
This handbook provides information on forming a community-based network for community members who wish to become involved in maintaining their elderly neighbors in their homes. It is also for public health and social service agencies, area agencies on aging, and others who recognize the value of community caring and the potential for neighbors to augment the services that they, as agencies, provide.
National Quality Strategy Stakeholder Toolkit 8/13/2014
The NQS created this Stakeholder Toolkit to support the activities of private and public organizations to advance the mission of the NQS. This toolkit contains fact sheets that can be printed and distributed, blogs and social media announcements for online use, and briefing slides for presentations.
Cancer Clusters: A Toolkit for Communicators 6/18/2014
This toolkit provides resources for public health communicators when dealing with reports of suspected cancer clusters in a residential or community setting.
Educational Guide on Lung Health for Elementary School Students 5/7/2014
This lung health curriculum features lessons and a resource section designed with both the teacher and the student in mind. The lessons are specifically tailored for delivery to elementary school children in grades 3/4 and 5/6.
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Understanding the Forces That Influence the Adoption and Spread of Health Care Innovation 8/27/2014
Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Innovations That Improve Health Care Quality and Access 7/30/2014
Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Innovations That Improve Health Care Quality and Access 7/30/2014
Integrating Behavioral Health With Primary Care 6/18/2014
How Middle Managers Can Influence Innovation Implementation 5/7/2014
Capturing and Nurturing Good Ideas 4/23/2014
Nurturing Innovative Thinking 4/23/2014
States Turn to Managed Care To Constrain Medicaid Long-Term Care Costs 4/23/2014
Addressing Health Disparities 3/26/2014
Applying Customer-Driven Innovation to Health Care 3/26/2014
Chronic Disease Management Can Reduce Readmissions 3/26/2014
Delivering Preventive Services Through Clinical-Community Linkages 3/26/2014
Focusing on Priority Populations 3/26/2014
How the Nurse-Family Partnership Became a National Model for Maternal Child Health Programs 3/26/2014
Improving Access to Specialty Care for Medicaid Patients 3/26/2014
Innovation in Clinical-Community Relationships Post-Katrina 3/26/2014
Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Childhood Violence and Trauma 3/26/2014
Public- and Private-Sector Initiatives Are Reducing Health Disparities Among Children 3/26/2014
Spreading Innovations To Enhance Care for Older Adults 3/26/2014
Formalization of the Pathways Model Facilitates Standards and Certification 2/26/2014
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Develops New Resources on Clinical-Community Relationships to Promote Research 8/14/2013
How To Think About Evidence When Deciding Whether To Adopt an Innovation 6/19/2013
Effective Palliative Care Programs Require Health System Change 4/17/2013
Public Health Workforce Faces New Challenges and Opportunities 4/17/2013
Pushing for Innovation to Achieve Healthy Weight for All 5/30/2012

Last updated: August 27, 2014.