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What's New | October 27, 2008

Improving the Health and Care of the Elderly
The US Census Bureau has projected that nearly one in five Americans will be age 65 or older by 2030, which will increase the demand for health care services. The featured innovations, by providing outreach to the elderly, preventive services, and care management, may reduce the need for intensive and expensive health care services.
Featured Innovations:
Featured QualityTools:

 Establishing Partnerships Between Managed Care and Aging Service Organizations
Developed by Alzheimer's Association of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

 Survey User's Guide: Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety
Developed by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Westat

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality-of-Life 14-Item Measure
Developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 Newborn Screening ACTion (ACT) Sheets and Confirmatory Algorithms
Developed by American College of Medical Genetics

 Screening for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations - Summaries for Patients
Developed by Annals of Internal Medicine

 The STAndards for BipoLar Excellence (STABLE) Resource Toolkit
Developed by Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health