From 1995 to 1998, staff from Healthwise, a Boise, Idaho, private non-profit educational organization, conducted a multi-faceted public education campaign focusing on patient self-care intervention in a four-county Idaho area.
Investigators from the Oregon Health Services University evaluated the project. They also conducted a separate evaluation of a similar project aimed at Medicaid patients in Portland, Ore.
Healthwise investigators achieved the following:
In the evaluation of the Idaho project:
In the evaluation of the similar project aimed at Medicaid patients in Portland: