May 24, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
Benchmarks and Best Practices
March 6, 2014 | Story
A new study finds that implementing a set of practices to encourage patients’ mobility and reduce sedation effectively reduces delirium and the need for a ventilator, and increases patients’ mobility during hospitalization, which decreases weakness.
Partnering Urban Academic Medical Centers and Rural Primary Care Clinicians to Provide Complex Chronic Disease Care
May 19, 2011 | Journal Article
Project ECHO enables specialists to partner with primary care clinicians in underserved areas to deliver complex specialty care to patients.
May 18, 2011 | Program Results Report
Creating a set of measures that would make the connection between what nurses do and the quality of care patients receive and studying their implementation in hospitals.
Effectiveness and Safety of the Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium Monitoring/Management, and Early Exercise/Mobility Bundle
March 3, 2014 | Journal Article
A bundle of interventions reduce the effects of prolonged sedation, mechanical ventilation, and immobility in critically ill intensive care patients.
March 3, 2014 | Issue Brief
Issue 22 of Charting Nursing's Future examines progress made in the 10 years since the IOM's "Keeping Patients Safe" report.
Virtual Knowledge Network Enables Primary Care Providers to Offer Best Practice Care for Complex Diseases
May 16, 2011 | Story
Sanjeev Arora, MD, started Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) in 2004 to leverage scarce specialist resources and expand access to treatment for patients with hepatitis C throughout New Mexico.
February 28, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF Clinical Scholar studies a care-transition program that relies on outreach by trained community health workers.
February 28, 2014 | Issue Brief
People who are actively involved in their health care are the most likely to stay healthy, manage their conditions, and, potentially, have lower health care costs, according to a new RWJF study. Explore a toolkit of resources on engaging patients.
February 26, 2014 | New Public Health Post
With the passage of the Mental Health Parity Act and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health experts are pushing to ensure that the people seeking help receive evidence-based care that best suits their individual needs.