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Orlando Regional Medical Center has turned the June 2016 nightclub shooting into an opportunity to help other hospitals and communities prepare for, and recover from, mass casualty events.

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Trained lay navigators guide cancer patients 65 and older through the treatment process at 12 community cancer centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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The partnership between Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Newark-area employers trains participants over five weeks and places them in jobs with the hospital and other local businesses.

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Crew resource management, which focuses on situations prone to negative outcomes by human error, helped the Columbus, Ohio, essential hospital improve performance and generate savings.

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The Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative — a unique partnership between the Cambridge Health Alliance, public schools, and the police — serves at-risk youth.

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UCSF School of Medicine and San Francisco General Hospital researchers are testing a mobile app to raise awareness of hepatitis B and C among Asian Americans.

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The hospital and its community partners have transformed lives and achieved significant savings in health care costs by giving the homeless a place to live.

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The UI Health program aims to help the city's chronically homeless reach stability and reduce health care costs by providing them with permanent homes.

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Fighting Chance — co-created by staff at Temple University Hospital — is a program designed to educate residents of gun violence-prone communities on saving lives.

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This tax season, employees and volunteers at Boston Medical Center turned financial advisers, helping return more than $400,000 to low-income families.

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Syl Jones is planting the seed of narrative medicine—an approach that emphasizes the importance of patient stories in health care—into the minds of students and physicians at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Hennepin County Medical Center, responding to patient requests and new availability of equipment in the United States, begins offering nitrous oxide as an option to manage pain during labor.

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Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, of Hurley Medical Center, helped to uncover lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan.

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In September 2015, the University of Texas Medical Branch opened the nation’s first medical makerspace, a do-it-yourself area for nurses to brainstorm and invent solutions for better patient care.

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The hospital has received a $3.5 million grant to research the effectiveness of virtual technology for diabetes self-management among vulnerable women.

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The youth empowerment project is one of many local safety initiatives run by Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Injury Prevention Center.

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Staff at the University of Missouri Health System developed a tool to ensure medical school graduates understand patient-centered care strategies.

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At University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC), one teen volunteer raised money to help vulnerable patients with their pain management

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Cleveland's MetroHealth System and Henry Ford Health System in Detroit share their experiences dealing with the 2013-2014 Polar Vortex.

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Essential hospitals partner with local schools to foster healthy kids who can complete their education, leading to better health outcomes.

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UK Healthcare adopted a centralized approach to patient safety that promotes responsibility and commitment to continuous improvement.

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These two prominent social factors directly affect health outcomes. Essential hospitals are supporting patients in these areas with PCMHs, medical respite programs, and employment and housing programs.

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Jacobi Medical Center implements multiple proven solutions and systemwide communication to reduce CAUTIs

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Food insecurity may be the most significant social determinant of health for essential hospital patients. Read how BMC is prioritizing this issue.

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BMC's 15-step, replicable plan involves identifying clinically significant alarms and altering settings for insignificant alarms. The plan reduced noise levels and increased satisfaction.

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Hennepin County Medical Center's Aquí Para Ti/Here for You outpatient clinic provides aims to reduce health disparities for Latino teens using an integrated, bilingual, culturally competent approach to comprehensive youth development and primary health care

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Harris Health System has developed a quick triage model and best practices to care for a growing number of acute-care dialysis patients in the Houston area.

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Eskenazi's mobile office medical home and cost-efficient use of staff contribute to a 50 percent reduction in depressive symptoms among more than half of patients with high depression scores and a 50 percent reduction in behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia for about half of patients.

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Memorial Healthcare System's Health Intervention with Targeted Services Program used targeted education, preventive care, and eligibility assistance to enroll uninsured and underinsured patients, reduce uncompensated care costs, and increase revenue.

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Virginia Coordinated Care Program for the Uninsured's Complex Care Clinic manages population health by addressing all patient needs in one location with multidisciplinary care teams.

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Boston Medical Center physicians can now prescribe subsidized annual memberships to Hubway, Boston's bike-sharing program. Through the program, enrollees pay $5 for an annual membership compared to the normal cost of $85 and are allowed unlimited rides that last 60 minutes or less.

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In a recent study, two geriatrics clinicians at Boston Medical Center explored the experiences of other geriatrics health care providers caring for an older family member. They found that geriatrics clinicians experience complex and unique stressors, including emotional and professional benefits and challenges.

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UCSF's LGBT Resource Center is a national leader in increasing awareness of LGBT issues

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UNM Hospitals' LGBT Collaborative changes policies, training, and perspective

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(UMC) of Southern Nevada brought LGBT patients dedicated HIV care in the 1980s

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Through expert care and specialized services, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital is reducing care disparities

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MetroHealth’s clinic provides primary care that respects the unique needs of LGBT patients

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Erie County Medical Center's clinical office on wheels engages patients and community-based organizations

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The program also streamlined care by implementing electronic health records

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Local hospitals organized their staffs and emergency departments into high-capacity treatment centers

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An electronic medical record–based model helped Parkland reduce readmissions and costs

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Since 1999, the program has helped nearly 150,000 young people and their families

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SFGH's Care Management Program offers focused care coordination and health coaching

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The University Medical Center of El Paso program has helped boost patient morale and reduce stress levels

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University of Florida's dance classes reduce symptoms and encourage social interaction

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Through research, education and clinical services, Boston Medical Center’s (BMC’s) Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities is achieving a range of positive outcomes, including increasing access to integrative therapies – such as acupuncture, massage therapy, and yoga – and creating safer national and international policies for the development of alternative therapies.

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Wishard's violence prevention programming has cut recidivism and created a safer community

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HHC connects resources to high-risk youth in many settings—from the ED to the basketball court

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Alameda's Caught in the Crossfire program has become a national model for violence intervention

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Denver Health’s AIM project helps victims of violence overcome trauma and lead less risky lives

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As part of the Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN), the UT Health Northeast is working to reduce eight hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent and preventable readmissions by 20 percent by the end of 2014. Recognizing that resident physician buy-in is critical to the project’s success, UT Health Northeast launched an initiative that aims to directly integrate

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A study led to the development of a series of quality-focused educational initiatives for students and residents, filling the gap in quality-centered learning for those whose curriculum failed to cover it.

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MetroHealth residents research the root causes of disparities and potential interventions

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The Cambridge Health Alliance program enables students to follow patients longitudinally across the course of their experience, helping them develop a stronger sense of duty, a deeper understanding of the social and economic factors, and intellectual flexibility.

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For those mothers who cannot provide breast milk to their own babies, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center relies on its Mothers’ Milk Bank to ensure its most vulnerable newborns receive the crucial ingredients of human milk, which can be vital for their survival.

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