Methadone treatment centers provided drug users with access to screening and care for hepatitis, including education and counseling based on motivational interviewing principles, onsite testing and vaccinations, referrals for additional assessments and treatment, and ongoing case management services, leading to enhanced access to hepatitis vaccinations and clinical evaluations and treatment.
The Quality Health Network used an inclusive design process and invested significant time and resources in promoting and supporting use of its health information exchange, which serves patients and providers in seven counties in rural western Colorado.
A group of 14 long-term care facilities cede control of immunization policies to a regional pharmacy, leading to a significant increase in influenza vaccination rates among facility workers.
A statewide measurement and reporting system serves as a single, comprehensive, credible source of information on provider performance, leading to significant improvements in performance over time and to adoption and use of the system by local and national payers and other organizations.
A primary care clinic serving primarily Cantonese patients offers eligible individuals who come in for a visit during influenza season an influenza shot and a home fecal occult blood test, leading to a significant increase in colorectal cancer screening.
HealthSpring's Partnership for Quality program offers bonuses to physician practices and onsite care coordination and disease management support, leading to significantly better outcomes and reduced costs for Medicare Advantage enrollees.
A rural medical practice redesigned its care processes to allow multidisciplinary care teams to use a new electronic health record system that features real-time documentation and information sharing and various tools to facilitate the provision of appropriate care, leading to significant improvements in screening rates and high satisfaction for medically underserved patients in Alaska.
School-based health centers provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to inner-city public school students, leading to enhanced access to contraception, prenatal care, and screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
Patients track preventive health needs, complete health risk assessments, and obtain educational information through an online interactive health record integrated with their practice's electronic health record, leading to improvements in the provision of preventive care.
A series of automated text messages to predominantly low-income, Latino parents about influenza and the importance of influenza vaccines leads to a small but meaningful increase in the percentage of children vaccinated.