A program known as Cash & Counseling gives Medicaid enrollees a monthly allowance for home care and related services that they can spend at their own discretion, leading to enhanced access to services, fewer unmet needs, improved health outcomes, and high levels of beneficiary satisfaction.
An Arizona clinic for women refugees provides comprehensive, culturally sensitive care across the reproductive life span, leading to enhanced access to services, high patient satisfaction, greater awareness of breast cancer and mammography, and better planning for childbirth.
Before seeing their provider, patients with diabetes complete an easy-to-use assessment tool that helps identify and address their biggest quality-of-life concerns, generating overwhelmingly positive feedback from patients and clinicians.
A pediatric radiology department uses theme-based room designs, multisensory distractions, and age-appropriate interactions and techniques to engage and distract young patients, leading to significantly less use of sedation, shorter scheduling lead times, increased throughput, and higher parent and staff satisfaction.
A dedicated inpatient unit features a physical environment, staffing, policies, and services tailored to women with severe perinatal depression, leading to improvements in outcomes and high levels of patient satisfaction.
A state-funded program gives individuals with mental illness a quarterly allowance for mental health and wellness services that can be spent at their own discretion, allowing them to spend more time living in the community and to function more effectively.
Registered nurses travel to farms to provide free preventive health and occupational safety screenings to farmers, leading to better eating habits and cholesterol levels, high attendance at followup appointments, and anecdotal reports of safety improvements.
A health system allows patients to receive certain routine laboratory tests without a physician's order, enhancing access to these tests and generating positive feedback.
Primary care doctors offer patients online access to office visit notes, generating high levels of satisfaction and multiple benefits for both patients and physicians.
A multidisciplinary hospital team reaches out to and meets with patients and family members in a compassionate, supportive manner, allowing them to better deal with the loss of a loved one or other unexpected, negative events.