Arizona

Innovations

Community-Driven Clinic for Refugee Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive, Culturally Sensitive Care Across the Reproductive Life Span 11/13/12

The Refugee Women's Health Clinic provides culturally competent, comprehensive care across the reproductive life span to a largely African, Asian, and Middle Eastern refugee community in Maricopa...

In-School, Portable Clinic Brings Comprehensive Dental Care to Impoverished Hispanic Children 10/19/11

Using portable equipment, the Murphy Children's Dental Clinic brings free, full-service oral care to impoverished children in four predominately Hispanic elementary schools. By using high quality...

American Indian Nation–Owned Skilled Nursing Facility Provides Culturally Responsive Services, Leading to High Patient Satisfaction and Low Staff Turnover 04/13/11

The 60-bed Archie Hendricks, Sr., Skilled Nursing Facility, located on Tohono O'odham lands within the Sonoran Desert in south-central Arizona, provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative services...

Health Clinics and Community Organization Coordinate Outreach Workers To Educate and Support Farm Workers, Leading to Healthier Behaviors and Higher Satisfaction 07/26/10

Salud Para Todos (“Health for All”), a partnership between a health clinic system and a community organization, coordinates outreach workers, known as promotoras, to help Mexican farm workers...

Referral System Allows Responders to Connect 911 Callers to Needed Community-Based Services, Reducing Nonemergency Calls 04/08/10

The Tucson (AZ) Fire Department developed a formal system, known as the Human Service Referral Program, to connect those who make 911 calls, particularly individuals who call frequently in...

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