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Johns Hopkins University and TrustNetMD Awarded Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Grant to Tap Community Health Workers’ Knowledge and Experience Using Informatics and Organizational
Family Health Network and Sinai Urban Health Institute awarded Gold for industry best practices by Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC). Chicago,
A global group of experts has established research priorities addressing care for women prior to pregnancy, in a consensus statement published in PLOS Medicine this week.
Patients with low socioeconomic status use emergency and hospital care more often than primary care because they believe hospital care is more affordable and convenient, and of better quality than care provided by primary care physicians.
Researchers who conducted a clinical trial in American Samoa to test whether community health workers could help adults with type 2 diabetes found that the patients who received the intervention were twice as likely to make a clinically meaningful improvement as those who remained with care only in the clinic.
Nyaya Health needs Nepali support to continue to bring medical care to Nepalis; Celebrity Malvika Subba helping to rally support. BOSTON (PRWEB) September 07,
"Treatment of mental disorders within the health care system needs to be accompanied by a community-based approach that focuses on psychosocial problems," say the authors of a case study from Afghanistan published in this week's PLoS Medicine as part of the newly launched series on global mental health practice.
Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes.
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