New Mexico

Innovations

Specialists Train and Support Rural and Prison-Based Primary Care Clinicians, Enhancing Access to Hepatitis C Care 03/15/11

As part of Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Project ECHO), specialists at the Albuquerque-based University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center train community- and prison-...

Low Overhead Clinic Extends Access to Affordable, Culturally Competent Conventional and Alternative Medicine for Uninsured and Underinsured 12/24/10

Casa de Salud offers low-cost, culturally competent medical services—including alternative medicine—to Albuquerque's uninsured, underinsured, and immigrant populations. The clinic's low overhead,...

Community Health Navigators Use Pathways Model to Enhance Access to Health and Social Services for Low-Income, At-Risk Residents 08/06/10

The Pathways to a Healthy Bernalillo County Program uses an innovative approach to the original Pathways Model to identify vulnerable, low- and very low–income, underserved residents and connect...

Care "Pathway" Connects Pregnant Substance Abusers to Medical and Other Services, Supporting Birth of Babies with Viable Weights Who Are Free of Illicit Substances 07/21/10

The Rio Arriba Community Health Council, a countywide health collaborative, developed a care “pathway” that uses counselors to provide assessment of and motivational interviewing to pregnant...

Intensive Case Management Reduces Inpatient Admissions and Emergency Department Visits Among Costly, Medically Complex Patients Without Insurance 10/06/09

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center's Care One program provides intensive case management and care coordination services to costly, medically complex patients who lack insurance....

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