Care Management Protocols and User-Friendly Forms Embedded in Electronic Medical Record Improve Documentation, Coding Accuracy, and Readability of Visit Notes
Protocol-based care management tools and simplified documentation forms embedded in the electronic medical record improve documentation, the readability of notes, and coding accuracy in military health care facilities.
Health Literacy Tutoring Program Enhances Access to Culturally Appropriate Education, Increases Knowledge and Skills Among Health Profession Students and Elder Immigrants
A health literacy tutoring program enhances access to culturally appropriate health education for elder immigrants and increases knowledge and skills among students and elders.
Algorithm-Based Decision Support System Guides Trauma Staff During Initial Treatment, Leading to Fewer Medical Errors
A computerized decision support system uses algorithms and real-time patient information to guide the resuscitation of trauma patients, leading to fewer medical errors.
Formalized Communication Between Rural Home Health Agency Nurses and Physicians Leads to Increased Use of Home Health Services, Fewer Inpatient Admissions
A rural home health agency formalized oral and written communication processes with physicians, using specific communication tools to ensure that ongoing patient needs are being met; the program led to an increase in the use of home health services and a concomitant decline in inpatient admissions among home health patients.
Nurses Provide Free Health and Safety Screenings on Farms, Leading to Better Eating Habits and Cholesterol Levels, and to High Attendance at Followup Appointments
Registered nurses travel to farms to provide free preventive health and occupational safety screenings to farmers, leading to better eating habits and cholesterol levels, high attendance at followup appointments, and anecdotal reports of safety improvements.
Practice Facilitation Handbook: Training Modules for New Facilitators and Their Trainers
The Practice Facilitation Handbook is designed to assist in the training of new practice facilitators as they begin to develop the knowledge and skills needed to support meaningful improvement in primary care practices.
A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic Conditions Affected by Overweight and Obesity
This guide provides physicians with detailed information and instructions for conducting group medical visits for patients with chronic conditions affected by overweight and obesity.
Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center Toolkit
This toolkit is for organizations starting or expanding a telehealth program at their facility.
Step Up to Stop Falls Toolkit™
This toolkit contains a variety of fall prevention resources for older adults and the caregivers and health care professionals who work with them.
Advancing Pharmacy Health Literacy Practices Through Quality Improvement: Curricular Modules for Faculty
These curricular modules, for pharmacy faculty, integrate health literacy and health literacy quality improvement into courses, experiential education, and projects for PharmD students and pharmacy residents.