New Issue Focuses on
Health Care for Underserved Populations
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces the November 7 issue of the Health Care Innovations Exchange (http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov).
- The featured Innovations describe three programs that provided medical care and patient education to persons with limited means of accessing such services, improving their health status and facilitating access to follow up care.
- The featured QualityTools provide information and resources that address disparities in medically underserved communities.
- Read more innovation profiles and tools related to underserved populations (http://go.usa.gov/Yscx) on the Innovations Exchange Web site, which contains more than 750 searchable innovations and 1,500 QualityTools.
- New Perspective
Challenges Facing Rural Health Care: A Conversation With Brock Slabach, Senior Vice President for Member Services at the National Rural Health Association. http://go.usa.gov/YFt3
- Innovations Exchange Receives WebAward
The Innovations Exchange Web site was recognized by the Web Marketing Association with a 2012 Health Care Standard of Excellence WebAward. http://goo.gl/ztpPN
Events and Podcasts:
- November TweetChat
Join the Innovations Exchange on Tuesday, November 27th at 3:00 pm EST for a TweetChat with Julie Kliger, MPA, BSN, RN, Director of the Integrated Nurse Leadership Program at the University of California San Francisco. She will discuss nurse-led innovations including her own, Nine-Hospital Collaborative Uses Patient Screening Criteria, Fast-Track Diagnosis, and Treatment Protocols to Reduce Sepsis Mortality by More Than 50 Percent (http://go.usa.gov/YFt9).
View the latest issue and search for Innovations and QualityTools on your smart phone at http://m.innovations.ahrq.gov.
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