Medical resident

Innovations

Videoconferencing Enhances Access to Psychiatric Care for Children and Adults With Mental Illness in Rural Settings 05/29/13

Psychiatric fellows and residents at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville use videoconferencing to serve children and adult patients with mental illness who live in rural...

Alerts and Decision Support for Abnormal Laboratory Values Do Not Improve Clinical Management or Reduce Adverse Events 01/11/12

Residents and on-call physicians on two internal medicine teaching units received alerts whenever a patient had any of six abnormal laboratory values, along with a link to decision support related...

Language Concordant Health Coaches Team with Residents to Help Improve Patients' Self Care Skills, Leading to Better Diabetes Management 05/05/10

San Francisco General Hospital's Family Health Center, a safety-net teaching clinic for family medicine residents, uses language-concordant health coaches (i.e., those who speak the patient's...

Teaching Clinic Offers Medical Home for Children With Complex Conditions, Leading to Fewer Emergency Department Visits and Highly Satisfied Families 04/13/10

A resident education clinic affiliated with the Mattel Children's Hospital (part of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center) has implemented a medical home model for children with complex chronic...

Pathology Team Provides Patient-Specific Interpretations of Test Results, Reducing Ordering Errors and Speeding Up Diagnostic Process 12/08/09

Pathologists at Massachusetts General Hospital provide a paragraph of patient-specific analysis as a supplement to traditional reporting of laboratory test results. The paragraph, which takes into...

QualityTools

Education Health Center Toolkit 07/01/13

The Education Health Center Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to training family medicine residents in community health centers. The toolkit is built around four areas designed to improve the quality of primary care training by supporting...

AskDrWiki.com 10/02/09

AskDrWiki.com is a Web site designed to provide health information for physicians, nurses, and medical students. The site provides a source of reliable medical information that is easy to access on the Internet. The information published on the...

Toolkit for Implementing the Chronic Care Model in an Academic Environment 05/13/08

This toolkit provides materials that explain the concepts, change strategies, tools, and resources to teach medical residents and improve care for patients with chronic illness in an academic setting. It can assist academic health care...

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