Implement multi-component efforts that include coordination of health services by multidisciplinary teams of health care professionals, patient self-management, and patient education
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Health Care", "Quality of Care", and "Public Health"
Provide educational and behavioral interventions that support patients’ ability to actively manage their condition(s) in everyday life
Involve consumers in health care governance via roles on governing boards, advisory committees, or shorter-term special projects
Increase patients’ health-related knowledge via efforts to simplify health education materials, improve patient-provider communication, and increase overall literacy
Integrate legal services into health care settings to address legal issues that affect health (e.g., housing, food, utilities); services provided by private practice lawyers, law students, etc.
Provide a fixed, multi-component set of fall prevention interventions to older adults, usually in community settings, without an individualized risk assessment
Provide culturally sensitive assistance and care coordination, and guide patients through available medical, insurance, and social support; also called systems navigators
Make pricing for hospital procedures and other health care services publicly available, often via websites, online databases, report cards, or similar tools
Provide interpretation services for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) in outpatient and inpatient health care settings, following training and certification
Conduct individual assessments that gauge older adults’ risk of falling and develop personalized approaches to help prevent falls