New York

Innovations

Technology-Facilitated Education and Consultations With Lactation Specialists Triple Breastfeeding Rates Among Low-Income Minority Women in Primary Care Clinics 05/26/14

Two obstetrics/gynecology clinics in the Bronx, New York, offered a breastfeeding counseling, education, and support program to low-income, minority women with healthy pregnancies who came to the...

Community Health Workers Offer Culturally Tailored Interactive Workshops and Counseling to Filipino Americans, Leading to Improvements in Medication Adherence and Cardiovascular Risk Factors 02/28/14

Based on a community assessment and input from groups serving the Filipino American community, the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at New York University School of Medicine and the...

Neurologists Enhance Access to Specialty Care Through Virtual, In-Home Visits for Patients With Parkinson's Disease, Generating High Levels of Satisfaction 01/17/14

Neurologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Rochester Medical Center who have expertise in movement disorders offer virtual house calls to patients with Parkinson's disease and...

Adding Diabetes and Hypertension Screening to Oral Health and Hygiene Program Identifies Many Seniors With or at Risk for These Chronic Illnesses 07/17/13

In an expansion of a program known as ElderSmile, which provides oral examinations and oral hygiene education to mostly Hispanic and African-American seniors at community centers throughout...

Emergency Departments Identify and Support Veterans at Risk of Suicide, Enhancing Their Access to Outpatient Mental Health Services 06/18/13

Through the Suicide Assessment and Follow-Up Engagement: Veteran Emergency Treatment (more commonly referred to as SAFE VET) initiative, emergency departments at Veterans Affairs hospitals...

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