Psychiatric fellows and residents at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville provide care via videoconferencing to patients in rural parts of the state who otherwise would likely not have had access to such care.
The combination of clinical alerts and decision support related to abnormal laboratory values had no impact on the clinical management of patients or the frequency of adverse events.
Language-concordant health coaches team with residents to improve the self-management skills of patients who have limited English proficiency and health literacy, leading to improvements in the management, documentation, treatment, and clinical outcomes of patients with diabetes.
A resident education clinic implemented a multifaceted medical home for children with complex chronic conditions, leading to a significant reduction in emergency department visits and high levels of patient/family satisfaction.
Pathologists provide a paragraph of patient-specific analysis as a supplement to traditional laboratory test results, leading to fewer ordering errors, time savings, and quicker diagnoses.
Providence Hospital's culturally sensitive palliative care service ensures appropriate medical and pain management, provides emotional support, and dispenses accurate information about palliative care to help the hospital's largely African-American population cope with end-of-life issues.