Bridges to Heath and Healthcare

Bridges to Heath and Healthcare

New solutions for imporving access and services

Author: Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D, Lucy Shaw, MBA, Terie Dreussi-Smith, MAEd, & Jan Young, DSNc

Publication date: December 11, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-938248-54-2

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Bridges to Health and Healthcare: New solutions for improving access and services provides a fresh opportunity to improve health outcomes. Healthcare providers will learn to:

– Engage and better serve individuals across the economic spectrum
– Reduce costs while achieving more successful patient outcomes
– Communicate complex medical information more clearly
– Design services to account for increasing diversity within communities
– Increase effectiveness within successful, patient-centered care initiatives

Public health organizations, communities, and governments will learn to:

– Reduce the health gap and improve outcomes for all, especially those at risk
– Build sustainable neighborhoods and communities coordinated with all stakeholders
– Engage all stakeholders in planning new practices for healthier communities
– Increase community social capital and cohesion linked to improved population health
– Provide collective impact models to drive population research at the community level

Publisher: aha! Process
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Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D, Lucy Shaw, MBA, Terie Dreussi-Smith, MAEd, & Jan Young, DSNc