Transients/migrants

Innovations

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...

Revamped Processes and Systems Enhance Access to High-Quality Interpretation Services for Patients With Limited English Proficiency 09/20/09

UMass Memorial Medical Center's Language Services Department uses a comprehensive process to ensure that patients with limited English proficiency and those who are deaf or hard of hearing have...

Community Health Centers Integrate Rapid HIV Screening Into Routine Primary Care, Leading to Significant Increases in Testing Rates 01/09/09

The National Association of Community Health Centers developed a model for offering free, rapid HIV testing to all patients between the ages of 13 and 64 as part of routine primary medical and...

Culturally Competent Outreach, Services, and Education Improve Access to Insurance, Primary Care, and Immunizations for Hispanic and Portuguese Children 07/25/08

Salud Para Niños provides low-cost (and on some occasions free), culturally competent outreach, primary care, insurance assistance, and education to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking children in...

Bilingual, Bicultural Asthma Intervention Program Significantly Improves Outcomes for Poor, Inner-City Youth 04/07/08

The El Rio Inner-City Asthma Intervention Program is a comprehensive bilingual, bicultural program that primarily serves low-income, inner-city Latino children with moderate or severe persistent...

QualityTools

HospitalBillHelp.org 05/08/14

This Web site helps uninsured and underinsured consumers in California navigate the application process for discounted care from hospitals. It also provides information about health insurance plans and pricing to protect against medical debt and...

Young Child Risk Calculator 03/12/14

The Young Child Risk Calculator shows the percentage of young children in a State who face selected risk factors, multiple risks, and risks combined with economic hardship. These risk factors—household without English speaker, large family, low...

Migrant Clinicians Network Toolbox and Resources 10/23/12

This online collection for clinicians provides tools and resources for use in various departments of migrant and community health centers.

The Toolbox contains sample documents, forms, policies, tools, and protocols that can be...

Health Shack™ 02/01/11

Health Shack assists in the development of independent and emancipated youth by providing an electronic Personal Health Information System (PHIS) designed for and with these youth. It offers informational resources, as well as safe keeping and...

Health Information in Multiple Languages 06/22/09

This service, linked from the MedlinePlus Web site, benefits people who prefer to read consumer health information in their native language. It also helps the information professionals and health care providers who serve them.

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