Provide interpretation services for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) in outpatient and inpatient health care settings, following training and certification
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Establish programs that accept expired, unwanted, or unused medicines from designated users and dispose of them responsibly
Make clinician, clinic, hospital, long-term care facility and insurance plan performance on health care quality measures publicly available via report cards, reporting websites, or similar tools
Make health care facilities’ health care-associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI) rates readily available to patients and providers
Prevent radon from entering occupied buildings and reduce existing indoor air radon levels via soil depressurization, home or room pressurization, heat recovery ventilation, etc.
Partner with doctors, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals to incorporate literacy support into regular well-child visits, especially in lower income communities
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
Conduct individual assessments that gauge older adults’ risk of falling and develop personalized approaches to help prevent falls
Provide sealants, fluoride treatment, screening, and other preventive dental care on school grounds via partnerships with dental professionals