Comprehensive Bundle of Strategies Improves Emergency Department Turnaround Time, Reduces Boarding Time and Patients Leaving Without Being Treated
A comprehensive bundle of process improvement strategies improved patient turnaround time in the emergency department, which in turn led to fewer patients leaving before being treated.
Culturally Sensitive, Multidisciplinary Assessment, Treatment, and Support Significantly Increase Treatment Rates for Depressed Chinese Americans in Primary Care
A multidisciplinary, primary care center–based team used a culturally sensitive approach to screen, evaluate, and treat depressed Chinese Americans, leading to a sevenfold increase in treatment rates.
Hospital Successfully Links Recently Released, HIV-Positive Prisoners to Medical, Mental Health, and Social Services, Reducing Recidivism
A hospital links HIV-positive prisoners to medical care and other social services before and after release to enable successful reentry into the community, leading to enhanced access to these services and less recidivism.
Intensive, Nurse-Led Care Management During and After Hospitalization Reduces Readmissions and Costs for High-Risk Seniors
An intensive, nurse-led care management program provided during and after hospitalization reduced readmissions, inpatient days, and care costs for high-risk seniors.
Multidisciplinary Family Clinic Increases Access to Care for Inner-City Residents, Leading to Improved Outcomes and High Patient Satisfaction
To meet the needs of the surrounding community, 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University employs a multidisciplinary model of care, offering residents a wide variety of health and wellness services regardless of their ability to pay.
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Caring for Children with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder): A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians
This toolkit is designed to assist clinicians in providing quality care for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can provide the basis for a coordinated, integrated, and multidisciplinary system of care.
Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Primary Care: Key Points Card
This key points card is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, Management of Diabetes Mellitus, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. It provides recommendations for diabetes screening and for preventive care measures for people with diabetes mellitus.
Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the ICU
This tool provides patients with information about mechanical ventilation in settings outside the intensive care unit.
Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers
This in-depth guide assists physicians in evaluating the ability of their older patients to operate a motor vehicle as part of their everyday, personal activities.
Roadmaps for Clinical Practice Series: Assessment and Management of Adult Obesity Primer
The Roadmaps for Clinical Practice Series: Assessment and Management of Adult Obesity Primer is designed to offer practical recommendations for addressing adult obesity in the primary care setting.