Health Care Services

Pain and pain assessment in people with ID

Pain and pain assessment in people with intellectual disability: Issues and challenges in practice Source: Pain and pain assessment in people with intellectual disability: Issues and challenges in practice – Doody – 2017 – British Journal of Learning Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Accessible summary Pain is difficult to identify when people cannot communicate. If …

Pain and pain assessment in people with ID Read More »

Waiting for health equity: A graphic novel

Source: Center for Health Progress Waiting for Health Equity  NOTA: Ahora disponible en español About the Project Today, we can accurately predict a Coloradan’s health outcomes and access to health care based on factors like their race, income, or ZIP code. This is unacceptable, because it means that people of color, Coloradans with less economic …

Waiting for health equity: A graphic novel Read More »

The Role of Families As Caregivers & Guides for Whole Health & Wellness

Health care providers often focus on serving either children or adults. While this focus may mean more tailored approaches to care for the individual patient, it may be a missed opportunity to address the role of family on health outcomes. Source: Multi-Generational Approach to Care Overview  Taking a multi-generational approach involves changing the focus of how …

The Role of Families As Caregivers & Guides for Whole Health & Wellness Read More »

The Impact of Health Reform Repeal on Employment

Use this interactive map to see the state-by-state impact of repeal of federal health reform on jobs. Source: The Impact of Health Reform Repeal on Employment – The Commonwealth Fund Contrary to a common misconception that health reform law has been a “job killer,” this study shows that repeal of these policies may cause major job losses and …

The Impact of Health Reform Repeal on Employment Read More »

Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 | MMWR

Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 Source: Vital Signs: Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 | MMWR Abstract Background: Although the overall life expectancy at birth has increased for both blacks and whites and the gap between these populations …

Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015 | MMWR Read More »

Lessons from High Performing Hospitals: Achieving Patient and Family-Centered Care

Source: Lessons from High Performing Hospitals Lessons from High Performing Hospitals: Achieving Patient and Family-Centered Care Patient-Centered Care In A Nutshell Providers partner with patients to anticipate and satisfy the full range of patient needs and preferences Hospitals support staff in achieving their professional aspirations and personal goals A Consistent Finding: It’s All About Culture …

Lessons from High Performing Hospitals: Achieving Patient and Family-Centered Care Read More »

“Bite Sized” Exercises and Discussion Prompts to Reinforce Culture

Source: Planetree.org “Bite Sized” Exercises and Discussion Prompts to Reinforce Culture Below is a collection of discussion prompts and exercises designed to engage the hearts and minds of all members of the team in the practice patient-centered transformation effort. These exercises are designed to be concise enough to be incorporated into brief huddles or team meetings. …

“Bite Sized” Exercises and Discussion Prompts to Reinforce Culture Read More »

Questions to ask your doctor about patient-centered care

Source: Planetree.org Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) Questions to ask your doctor about patient-centered care Sample questions: What type of information will you provide to me about my condition and treatment options? Will you provide me with decision aids that will help me to make the best individualized care decisions? Am I able to access a …

Questions to ask your doctor about patient-centered care Read More »

What Would Happen If Health Care in Your State Improved? – The Commonwealth Fund

This interactive tool shows the health care gains your state could achieve by improving its performance on measures of access, quality, and health outcomes. The tool draws on data from the 2015 Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance. Source: What Would Happen If Health Care in Your State Improved? – The Commonwealth Fund …

What Would Happen If Health Care in Your State Improved? – The Commonwealth Fund Read More »

Scroll to Top