An investigation of asthma care best practices in a community health center

Eileen Enny Leach, Deborah Lester, Acklema Mohammad, Paloma Izquierdez Hernandez, Elizabeth A. Walker

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Abstract

Urban Health Plan, Inc. (UHP) implemented a comprehensive asthma management program that has resulted in sustained improvements in patient outcomes for UHP's primarily Latino and Black populations in the South Bronx. UHP is now engaged in a community-academic partnership to build community research capacity from its strength in quality improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-264
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume23
Issue number3 SUPPL
StatePublished - Aug 2012

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Asthma
Quality Improvement
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Keywords

  • Asthma
  • Black
  • Community health center
  • Community-academic partnership
  • Electronic health record
  • Latino
  • Quality improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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An investigation of asthma care best practices in a community health center. / Leach, Eileen Enny; Lester, Deborah; Mohammad, Acklema; Hernandez, Paloma Izquierdez; Walker, Elizabeth A.

In: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Vol. 23, No. 3 SUPPL, 08.2012, p. 255-264.

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Leach, EE, Lester, D, Mohammad, A, Hernandez, PI & Walker, EA 2012, 'An investigation of asthma care best practices in a community health center', Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 23, no. 3 SUPPL, pp. 255-264.
Leach, Eileen Enny ; Lester, Deborah ; Mohammad, Acklema ; Hernandez, Paloma Izquierdez ; Walker, Elizabeth A. / An investigation of asthma care best practices in a community health center. In: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2012 ; Vol. 23, No. 3 SUPPL. pp. 255-264.
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