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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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
Issue number3 SUPPL
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2012



  • 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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