Race and ethnicity
The Urban Health Plan Asthma Relief Street program provides standardized, comprehensive asthma screening, guideline-based treatment, education, and self-management support, leading to more people being diagnosed and treated, fewer hospitalizations, and overall cost savings.
A Medicaid managed care organization uses cell phone text messaging to remind members with type 2 diabetes to get regular blood glucose testing, leading to a significant increase in the percentage of members receiving tests on a regular basis.
The St. Luke's Texas Liver Coalition revamped its strategic approach to screening for hepatitis C, shifting away from screening the general population at health fairs to forming partnerships with various community-based organizations that work with high-risk populations.
An interdisciplinary, hospital-based outpatient clinic staffed by geriatricians and other health professionals cares for seniors with one or more chronic health conditions, leading to improved outcomes and lower costs.
Using the Pathways model, Access El Dorado helps low-income families navigate the health care system, obtain health information, and access appropriate medical and mental health services, leading to fewer emergency department visits.
Trained licensed hair stylists delivered cancer prevention messages to their clients during beauty salon appointments, leading to positive behavior change.
The Center for African American Health Focus on Diabetes project offered a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related services to people with or at risk for diabetes and their caregivers.
Clinical pharmacists working in 13 community health centers provide medication reconciliation, monitoring, dosage adjustments, and education to high-risk patients, including those with severe diabetes and those on anticoagulants.
The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma developed and promotes a novel approach to identifying and treating refugees who are victims of trauma.
A community partnership developed culturally appropriate outreach and education, leading to enhanced access to breast cancer screening and earlier detection of the disease in African-American and Hispanic women.