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Outpatient Clinics Use Annual Education Campaign, Friendly Competition, and Incentives to Double Influenza Immunization Rates Among Employees 08/22/10

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a Houston-based multispecialty medical organization with 25 clinic sites, encourages its more than 2,825 employees to receive free influenza immunizations each year by...

Co-Located, Independent Primary Care and Specialty Practices Collaborate to Enhance Access, Improve Quality and Satisfaction 06/03/10

Legacy Medical Village offers a one-stop shop that includes a primary care practice and a wide variety of single-specialty offices (with one office per specialty) that collaborate closely with one...

Low-Overhead Medical Home Leverages Information Technology To Attract Both Providers and Patients in Underserved Rural Areas 04/27/10

Located in rural North Carolina and affiliated with a community hospital and family practice residency program, the Pardee Flat Rock Family Health Center offers an “advanced patient-centered...

Corporate Health and Wellness Program Attracts High Levels of Participation, Significantly Reduces Health Risks and Overall Health Care Costs 02/22/10

Johnson & Johnson, a large, multinational health care corporation with 275 operating companies in 65 countries, operates a comprehensive, holistic integrated employee health program that...

Virtual Teams That Coordinate Care for Chronically Ill Geriatric Patients Reduce Emergency Department Visits and Improve Medication Compliance, Referral Patterns, and Patient Outcomes 01/22/09

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago implemented a pilot program known as Virtual Integrated Practice in which primary care physician practices recruit and organize their own offsite...

QualityTools

Health Information Technology Costs & Benefits Database 12/17/07

This database contains literature articles about the costs and/or benefits of health information technology (HIT) and is searchable in a variety of ways. The Web site also contains information about how the database was developed and about...

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