Affordable Housing Community Offers Seniors Onsite Health Care Coordination and Support, Reducing Hospital Admissions and Falls and Improving Resident Health
Onsite care coordination and support of seniors in affordable housing community leads to fewer falls, reduced hospital admissions, improved nutritional status, and increased levels of physical activity, promoting seniors' ability to remain in their homes as they age.
Low Overhead Clinic Extends Access to Affordable, Culturally Competent Conventional and Alternative Medicine for Uninsured and Underinsured
A low-overhead clinic enhances access to a broad array of culturally competent, low-cost conventional and alternative medicine services for underinsured, uninsured, and immigrant populations.
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.
Proactive Assessment and Management of At-Risk Patients Reduces Pressure Ulcers and Saves $11 Million Annually in Two-Hospital System
The NCH Healthcare System's multifaceted program to prevent pressure ulcers in high-risk patients dramatically reduced their prevalence and saved the system more than $11 million annually.
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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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.
Prehospital Medical Information System
The Prehospital Medical Information System (PreMIS) is a State-mandated, Internet-based emergency medical services (EMS) information system that collects data on each EMS call report made within Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
Hospice PEACE Project
This Web site provides information and clinical tools from the PEACE (Prepare, Embrace, Attend, Communicate, and Empower) Project, which developed quality measures for hospice and palliative care organizations to assess quality of care and target areas for improvement.
FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup
FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup is a free tool that consumers can use to get an estimate of how much health care providers charge for medical and dental services in their area.
Health Workforce Information Center: Resources
The Health Workforce Information Center provides free access to the most recent resources on the nation’s health workforce in one easy-to-use online location.