Involve consumers in health care governance via roles on governing boards, advisory committees, or shorter-term special projects
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Expert Opinion", "Public Health", and "Health Care"
Use television, radio, print, and social media efforts to increase adult awareness of underage drinking and its consequences
Provide prescriptions with healthy eating goals for patients and families, often accompanied by progress checks at office visits; can include partnerships with local farmers’ markets via FVRx programs
Position registered nurses within a parish or similar faith community, or in a health care system to serve as a liaison to congregations; also called faith community nursing or congregational nursing
Establish programs that accept expired, unwanted, or unused medicines from designated users and dispose of them responsibly
Establish plans consistent with personal values and current life circumstances that set goals related to having or not having children; goals often change over time
Establish clinics in retail stores that provide basic services for simple health conditions and procedures such as sore throats, immunizations, pregnancy testing, lipid and diabetes screening
Establish state level regulations that require nursing homes to employ at least a set number of licensed and non-licensed nursing staff, often set in terms of staff hours per resident day
Ensure appropriate access to 17P, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, by identifying high-risk women, reducing barriers to treatment receipt and completion, coordinating care, etc.