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Group Sessions and Automated Phone Counseling Help Overweight Children in Low-Income Families Improve Health-Related Behaviors, Quality of Life, and Body Mass Index 4/9/2014
Small-group discussions and automated, interactive phone calls over a 12-week period helped low-income parents promote healthier behaviors in their overweight children, leading to reductions in body mass index and improvements in health-related quality of life.
Use of Clinical "Bundles," Fixed Pricing, and Patient Compact Enhances Adherence With Guidelines and Improves Outcomes in Bypass Surgery, Diabetes, and Other Areas 4/9/2014
The ProvenCare program uses guideline-based "bundles" of discrete clinical care elements to guide surgical care delivery, a fixed per-case rate for inpatient and followup care, and a "patient compact" and other educational activities to encourage patients to become more engaged in their care.
Automated Clinician Prompts and Referrals Facilitate Access to Counseling Services, Leading to Positive Behavior Changes Among Patients 3/12/2014
Automated clinician prompts and referrals facilitates access to behavior counseling, leading to improved behaviors related to diet and exercise and higher quit rates among smokers.
Archived Hospital-Based Pediatric Clinic Increases Access to Dental Care and Improves Oral Health for Low-Income Children and Children With Disabilities 3/12/2014
A hospital-based outpatient pediatric dental clinic improves access to dental care and oral health for low-income children and children with disabilities.
Teamwork Enhancement Program Improves Obstetric Care in a Military Hospital 1/29/2014
An evidence-based teamwork and communication program implemented in the labor and delivery unit of Madigan Army Medical Center led to an improved care process.
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