Heritage Valley Health System streamlined its patient registration process through use of electronic kiosks that its patients use to register and check in for appointments at outpatient clinics and hospitals.
The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency implemented a Mobile Remote Workforce project to increase the amount of time field nurses in the agency's public health nurse home visitation program can spend providing direct services to at-risk families.
Practice enhancement assistants improve patient care through practice audits and feedback, staff training, sharing of innovative ideas, and support in the development of systems and infrastructure.
Reid Hospital created a computer-based system of alerts, standing orders, and care pathways to eliminate gaps in the care of patients with pneumonia, acute myocardial infarction, and heart failure, and to address surgical complication and infection prevention, leading to significant improvements in quality of care.
Teams of primary care providers, supported by information technology, address gaps in care for a defined panel of patients, leading to greater adherence to evidence-based practices and improved outcomes.
Four Seasons Pediatrics, a three-physician group in upstate New York, improved its workflow, reduced staffing costs, and enhanced quality of care while adopting an electronic medical record.
Using tools and resources developed by NIATx, the Iowa Department of Public Health and local providers conducted an administrative overhaul of substance abuse services to improve access to care for patients in Iowa.