Clinical & Community Linkages

Clinical & Community Linkages Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A long-term goal of AHRQ is to foster linkages between clinical practices and community organizations to enhance the delivery of preventive services. By increasing access to health care and community services, these linkages can improve health outcomes and reduce disparities.

The featured Innovations describe two programs that increased access to culturally competent services through a comprehensive approach that included linkages.

The featured QualityTools offer resources to build clinical and community partnerships, including an assessment of community health needs. 

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