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Every day in the United States, health professionals confront the effects of firearm injury. In emergency rooms, trauma centers, ambulatory offices, and acute care and rehabilitation facilities, health professionals and the health systems they work with ...
Authors: George Isham, Jay Bhatt, Bechara Choucair, David Grossman, Elizabeth McGlynn
April 29, 2019
In his first address to Congress, George Washington urged their promotion of “Science and Literature” as the surest basis of public happiness and as essential for democracy. He might be concerned to know hat the most recent data, from 2015, show that U ...
Authors: Richard B. Johnston
April 08, 2019
Shifting the Paradigm in HIV Prevention and Treatment Service Delivery Toward Differentiated Care for Youth
Abstract Despite significant progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the United States, HIV prevention and treatment disparities among key populations remain a national public health concern. While new HIV diagnoses are increasing among people under age 30—i ...
Authors: Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, Marco Thimm-Kaiser, Adam Benzekri, Donna Futterman
March 25, 2019
Patient-Centered, Integrated Health Care Quality Measures Could Improve Health Literacy, Language Access, and Cultural Competence
Abstract The authors of this paper recommend the integration of health care quality improvement measures for health literacy, language access, and cultural competence. The paper also notes the importance of patient-centered and equity-based institutional perfo ...
Authors: Ignatius Bau, Robert A. Logan, Christopher Dezii, Bernard Rosof, Alicia Fernandez, Michael K. Paasche-Orlow, and Winston F. Wong
February 11, 2019
Utilizing a Systems and Design Thinking Approach for Improving Well-Being within Health Professions’ Education and Health Care
Stress and burnout impact all of the health professions, from education to practice, with potentially serious negative consequences for patients, students, trainees, and health care professionals [1,2]. As a result, organizations are taking action to im ...
Authors: Mary Jo Kreitzer; Kennita Carter; Darla Spence Coffey; Elizabeth Goldblatt; Catherine L. Grus; Pinar Keskinocak; Maryanna Klatt; Ted Mashima; Zohray Talib; and Richard W. Valachovic
January 07, 2019
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