Case Studies: Other (e.g., Association, Intermediary), Workforce Development

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Rhode Island's Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project: Parents Helping Parents and Practitioners

January 15, 2010 - This case study looks at Rhode Island’s Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project which trains and places parent consultants into pediatric primary and specialty care practices to help families with children and youth with special health care needs coordinate and access the health system, as well as other services (e.g., social services, education, housing).

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Case Study: University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Telehealth Network

March 12, 2007 - A state university created a telehealth network to improve the health of nearby underserved and isolated populations through education, research, and service.

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Case Study: The Harvard Center for Medical Simulation's Labor and Delivery Crisis Resource Management Course

March 30, 2005 - To prepare clinicians to handle critical situations in labor and delivery, the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation created a simulation-based Labor and Delivery Crisis Resource Management training course designed to increase teamwork and procedural skills among teams of providers.

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Case Study: Promoting High Reliability Surgery at Kaiser Permanente

January 20, 2005 - Kaiser Permanente instituted a program to promote effective teamwork and communication among care teams working in high-risk areas such as surgery and obstetrics.

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The Business Case for Pharmaceutical Management: A Case Study of Henry Ford Health System

August 23, 2004 - To shorten hospitalization for deep vein thrombosis, Henry Ford experimented with the use of an expensive new drug, low molecular weight heparin, and set up a lipid clinic to maximize the benefit of powerful new cholesterol-lowering drugs.

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