A group music and exercise program for very young burn victims enhances active range of motion in assessed joints.
Providing education and practical tools to pediatric practices leads to more frequent provision of appropriate services, such as weight assessments and patient counseling.
Pediatric offices systematically offer cessation support to parents who smoke, leading to an increase in the provision of such support and higher quit rates.
Reflective questions and conversations integrated into home visitation programs increased the health literacy of low-income pregnant women and new parents, thus empowering them to better manage their family's health and medical care.
SexInfo provided free basic information and referrals for inperson health consultations to at-risk youth in San Francisco via an opt-in text-messaging service.
Parents of overweight children completed a workbook, attended two discussion groups, and received up to 10 recorded, interactive phone messages promoting a healthy diet and physical activity, leading to a marked reduction in their children's body mass index.
Having nonclinical staff supervise elementary school children as they take their asthma medication each morning resulted in better medication compliance and asthma control.
A community partnership provided free, comprehensive eye exams and glasses to low-income children and trained school nurses, teachers, and counselors to detect vision problems in students, leading to enhanced access to services and improved academic performance.
Asthma educators help patients, providers, school nurses, childcare providers, pharmacists, and others in the community achieve optimal asthma treatment, leading to fewer hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and missed work days.
A mobile health clinic provides a medical home to homeless and other at-risk youth, leading to fewer emergency department visits, more follow up care, and high levels of satisfaction.