The Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults (EDIPPP) initiative has gathered evidence to show the value of engaging communities toward preventing severe mental illness in young people. Hear about one young woman's journey.
Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
March 4, 2009 | Audio
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, chair of the World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health and director of the International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, was the first lecturer in a series sponsored by Martin Seligman.
October 30, 2008 | Video/Story
A program to promote work-based learning for quality care.
January 1, 2008 | Book/Audio
This report provides a blueprint for a national clinical effective assessment program.
June 4, 2008 | Video/Presentation Material
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, in Watertown, S.D., developed a patient care planning process that meets regulatory standards but excludes a written report to decrease the amount of time nurses spend on documentation.
June 4, 2008 | Video/Toolkit
Staff at Seton Family of Hospitals in Texas developed a risk assessment protocol, identifying populations at risk and using prevention tools such as alerts and patient-care rounding, which has enabled the staff to consistently meet its goal of just two falls per 1,000 patient days.
June 4, 2008 | Video
To improve the frequency and consistency of turning patients, a visual indicator was developed that could easily and immediately be seen by all front-line staff.
June 4, 2008 | Video/Survey/Poll
In order to improve the process, a new role was created for a resource nurse and the traditional charge nurse role was eliminated.
June 4, 2008 | Toolkit/Video
The current race and ethnicity categories used by the Office of Management and Budget are the recommended standard, yet given the United States' increasingly diverse population, the Expecting Success program used an expanded list of categories.
June 4, 2008 | Video
The goal of this section of the tooklit Transforming Care at the Bedside is to identify a unit to serve as the hospital's pilot for TCAB¿one that can learn from the process, be a model for other units hospitalwide and includes nurses who can become champions for quality improvement.
August 19, 2008 | Audio
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.