Safety-Net Hospital Enhances Access to Specialty Care by Immediately Notifying Surgical Oncologists About Patients With Imaging Results That Suggest Possible Gastrointestinal Malignancy
A safety-net hospital enhances access to timely specialist care by revamping its critical results reporting system to immediately notify surgical oncologists of imaging results that suggest a possible gastrointestinal malignancy.
Medical Student–Run Primary Care Clinic Offers Valuable Training to Future Physicians and Enhances Access to Care for Low-Income Patients
Medical students operate a free primary care health clinic for visitors to a large, local soup kitchen, gaining invaluable experience and providing patients with medical care they would otherwise likely go without.
Remote Interpretation Delivered via Simple and Inexpensive Videoconferencing Technology Generates High Satisfaction Among Patients and Clinicians at Outpatient Clinic
An outpatient clinic pilot tested use of widely available, inexpensive, easily implemented consumer videoconferencing technology to provide Spanish-speaking patients with an offsite interpreter during appointments, generating high levels of satisfaction among both patients and clinicians.
Health System Offers Routine Tests Without Need for Physician Order, Enhancing Access for Small but Growing Number of Satisfied Patients
A health system allows patients to receive certain routine laboratory tests without a physician's order, enhancing access to these tests and generating positive feedback.
Community-Based Provider Training and Education Enhances Access to Oral Health Screenings and Fluoride Treatments for Low-Income Children
Provider training and education enhances access to oral health screening and fluoride applications for low-income and uninsured children.
Medicaid and CHIP Learning Collaboratives Toolbox
This online toolbox, for use by collaboratives, partners, and stakeholders, provides practical tools and resources to address common challenges and pursue innovations in Medicaid program design and operations.
Designing an Exchange: A Toolkit for State Policymakers
This legislative toolkit can assist State policymakers with the design of health insurance exchanges, a key element of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Health Reform Toolkit Series: Resources From the Massachusetts Implementation Experience
The Health Reform Toolkit Series provides an indepth look at Massachusetts’ experience implementing State-based health reform and provides timely insight for others nationwide.
Get Covered. Get in the Game. Campaign
The goal of the Get Covered. Get in the Game. campaign is to help uninsured children get health insurance so they can participate in sports programs.
Insure Kids Now!
This Web site provides information about this national campaign to link the Nation's 10 million uninsured children—from birth to age 18—to free and low-cost health insurance.