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Personal Health Record Facilitates Ongoing Monitoring and Communication, Improving Engagement and Outcomes in Low-Income Diabetes Patients 2/20/2013
A free, online personal health record assists diabetes patients and their clinicians in monitoring key clinical indicators, communicating during and between office visits, and sharing information with other relevant individuals, leading to enhanced levels of patient engagement and improved blood glucose control.
Telemedicine-Based Diabetes Management Program Focusing on Education and Eye Exams Improves Self-Management Capabilities and Outcomes For Low-Income Rural Patients 2/20/2013
A diabetes disease management program provides remote education and eye screenings for low-income individuals in rural South Carolina, leading to increased eye examination rates, reduced blood glucose and cholesterol levels, improved self-management behaviors, and high levels of patient satisfaction.
Updated Community-Wide Collaboration Provides School-Based Mental Health Services to Students and Families in Impoverished, High-Crime, Urban Neighborhoods 2/13/2013
A child mental health agency, the Boston Public Schools, and several other urban community service agencies have joined together to provide school-based mental health and other support services to students and their families living in neighborhoods plagued by poverty and crime.
Updated Hair Stylists Who Serve as Lay Health Educators Encourage Clients To Adopt Behaviors That Reduce Health Risks 2/13/2013
Healthy Hair Starts with a Healthy Body is a salon-based campaign to educate African-American adults in urban areas of Michigan about how to reduce the risks of chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and hypertension.
Refugee Trauma Program Uses Novel Approach to Promote Recovery for Victims of Violence, Other Trauma 2/13/2013
The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma developed and promotes a novel approach to identifying and treating refugees who are victims of trauma.
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Diabetes Management 2/20/2013
This bilingual booklet (in Cantonese and English), developed by the Chinese Community Health Resource Center, can help educate Chinese patients about the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes.
FindYouthInfo Program Directory 2/20/2013
The FindYouthInfo Program Directory provides information about program designs that successfully deal with risky behaviors in youth so they can be replicated to meet local needs.
Improving Quality and Achieving Equity: A Guide for Hospital Leaders 2/20/2013
This guide for hospital leaders presents the evidence for racial and ethnic disparities in health care, and provides the rationale for addressing them with a focus on quality, cost, risk management, and accreditation.
Lactose Intolerance: Information for Health Care Providers 2/20/2013
This fact sheet can be used by health care providers to educate patients who are lactose intolerant on how they can get enough calcium each day.
Quick Health Data Online 2/20/2013
This database provides State- and county-level health data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and possessions. Data are available by gender and race/ethnicity and come from a variety of National and State sources.

Last updated: February 13, 2013.