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
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Health Care" and "Expert Opinion"
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
Make health care facilities’ health care-associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI) rates readily available to patients and providers
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.
Shift the way health care organizations approach trauma by adopting universal trauma precautions and providing trauma-specific care