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What's New | March 14, 2012

Improving Health of Urban, Low-Income Populations Improving Health of Urban, Low-Income Populations
Residents of urban, low-income communities often face multiple barriers to accessing preventive health care services and specialty care for chronic conditions, which can contribute to health disparities.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that used different community-based approaches to enhance access to care and improve health status of urban, low-income populations.

The featured QualityTools provide information and resources that address the needs of economically disadvantaged individuals.
Featured Innovations:
Featured QualityTools:

 Get Covered. Get in the Game. Campaign
Developed by

 Homelessness Resource Center
Developed by Center for Mental Health Services; Institute on Homelessness and Trauma; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

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 Emergency Severity Index, Version 4: Implementation Handbook, 2012 Edition
Developed by ESI Triage Research Team

Developed by Healthagen, LLC

 The Health Communicator's Social Media Toolkit
Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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