Community Coalition Connects Medical Practices to Community Resources, Leading to Improved Asthma and Diabetes Outcomes in At-Risk Populations
King County Steps to Health connected medical practices to community resources by encouraging organizations to work together to identify common messages, leverage resources, and develop programs for populations at risk for diabetes, asthma, and obesity.
Nursing Students Provide Free Doula Care to Underserved Women, Leading to Fewer Preterm Deliveries, Low Birthweight Babies, and Cesarean Sections
Nursing students provide free doula care to underserved women, leading to fewer preterm births, low birthweight babies, and cesarean sections, and generating high levels of patient satisfaction.
Rapid HIV Testing Program Enhances Access to HIV Education and Screening for At-Risk African-American and Hispanic Youth
The HIV Testing Program provides sexual health education, counseling, and HIV testing to at-risk youth in easy-to-access locations, along with individual counseling for those who test positive, leading to the successful identification and linking to treatment of HIV-positive individuals.
Specialists Train and Support Rural and Prison-Based Primary Care Clinicians, Enhancing Access to Hepatitis C Care
University-based specialists provide initial training and host weekly, case-based consultations with primary care clinicians, enhancing access to hepatitis C care for prisoners and rural patients throughout New Mexico.
State Legislation Requires Inclusion of Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Continuing Medical Education, Increasing Acceptance of Their Importance by Educational Programs and Clinicians
State legislation requires continuing medical education courses to include curricula related to cultural and linguistic competence in medical practice, leading to a deeper understanding of the importance of these competencies by those offering such courses and the clinicians they serve.
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Payment Adjustments Tool For eHealth Programs
This interactive tool helps practitioners determine their payment adjustments and reimbursements for each of the Medicare incentive programs.
Rural Assistance Center: Tools for Success
The Rural Assistance Center provides access to resources that support grant writing, demonstrate program effectiveness, and show innovative program techniques being developed in other rural communities.
AIDSinfo Drug Database
The AIDSinfo Drug Database provides HIV/AIDS drug fact sheets for the drugs most commonly use to treat patients with HIV/AIDS. For each drug, patient, health professional, and Spanish versions are available.
Predicting Casualty Severity and Hospital Capacity
This planning tool helps hospitals predict the pattern of casualty severity and their capacity to provide care after a mass casualty event.
Designing Consumer Health IT: A Guide for Developers and Systems Designers
This guide, for consumer health information technology (IT) developers and companies, provides recommendations on new approaches to health IT design to increase effective use of health IT products.