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Church-Health System Partnership Facilitates Transitions From Hospital to Home for Urban, Low-Income African Americans, Reducing Mortality, Utilization, and Costs 9/10/2014
A partnership between a large health system and 512 churches supports the transition from the hospital back into the community, leading to lower mortality, health care utilization, and health care costs and to higher satisfaction with hospital care.
Community Partnerships Target High-Risk Populations, Leading to More Effective, Lower-Cost Hepatitis Screening 9/10/2014
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.
Policy Inclusive Design Process and Extensive Promotion and Support Generate Widespread Use of Health Information Exchange, Leading to Improvements in Health Outcomes 9/10/2014
Use of an inclusive design process and the investment of significant time and resources in promoting and supporting use of a health information exchange generates widespread participation by providers, which in turn leads to more patients having an electronic health record, better management of high cholesterol, and increased provision of tobacco cessation counseling and screening for depression and breast cancer.
Policy Medicaid Reimbursement and Training Enable Primary Care Providers to Deliver Preventive Dental Care at Well-Child Visits, Enhancing Access for Low-Income Children 9/10/2014
As part of a comprehensive initiative, State legislation enables trained primary care medical providers to receive Medicaid reimbursement for preventive dental care provided during well-child visits, enhancing access to these services for low-income children younger than 6 years.
Updated Transition Home Program Reduces Readmissions for Heart Failure Patients 9/10/2014
The Transition Home program incorporates a number of components to ensure patients a safe transition to home or another health care setting, leading to fewer readmissions.
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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: September 10, 2014.