Retail setting

Innovations

Statewide Campaign Provides Education and Technical Support to City Officials, Leading to Policies That Promote Healthy Behaviors 03/03/13

The Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign supports cities in their efforts to improve the physical environment and give residents more opportunities to be physically active and eat...

Barber-Based Monitoring, Education, and Referral Support Improve Treatment Rates and Blood Pressure Control in African-American Men 12/06/10

Trained barbers in African-American–owned shops provide ongoing monitoring of blood pressure to African-American male patrons during each haircut, along with education and feedback designed to...

Interactive Kiosks Enhance Access to Health Care Information for Underserved Women, Leading to Increased Motivation to Adopt Healthier Behaviors 06/23/09

The Women's Wellness Guide delivers authoritative, bilingual health care information to underserved women across Pennsylvania and in other parts of the country via touch-activated, interactive...

Free Eye Care for Low-Income, Uninsured Children Combined With Vision Education for School Staff Improves Eye Care Knowledge and Academic Performance 02/09/09

Between 1998 and 2008, Palmetto Health's Vision Health Initiative partnered with local Walmart vision centers and area optometrists to provide free, comprehensive eye exams and glasses to low-...

Children's Hospital–Based Safety Store Offers Low-Cost and Free Child Safety Products, Leading to Reports of Lives Saved, Injuries Prevented 01/18/09

The Indiana University School of Medicine Safety Education and Outreach department, formerly known as Community Education and Child Advocacy, operates a not-for-profit Safety Store that offers low...

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