June 25, 2017

ACU Says Thank You and Farewell

The ACU Board of Directors extends its thanks to departing member Vinod Miriyala. Dr. Miriyala is a dentist working in southeastern Ohio for the Ironton Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization. As an ACU board member, he has helped strengthen ACU's ties to the oral health community and identified oral health resources for our work on tobacco cessation.     We also bid farewell to Dr. Merrell Sami, who worked with ACU while participating in Georgetown … [Read more...]

Bridging the Disparities Gap with Mobile Technology

MHealth provides vital tools to support the goals of health care reform to increase health care access, improve care delivery systems, engage in culturally competent outreach and education with technology that is easy to use, affordable and scalable, and is already adopted by patients of all ages and socioeconomic status. Mobile health technology (mHealth) is changing the way the world approaches health care access and delivery. Text messaging is used to support patient adherence with … [Read more...]

Resources to Help with E-Prescribing

Are you considering an e-prescribing system? Check out this helpful guidance from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), including two toolsets, one for health care provider organizations, including safety net clinics, and the other for independent pharmacies. The toolsets offer advice on planning and getting started, troubleshooting common problems, and navigating more advanced practice and pharmacy services. Available on the AHRQ Implementation Toolsets for E-Prescribing … [Read more...]