Reports & Resources
Resources to Enhance Partnerships Between Clinical Practices and Public Health
Preventive Services Report and Interactive Data Tool
In 2009, the CDC/AARP/AMA released Promoting Preventive Services for Adults 50-64:Community and Clinical Partnerships. This report delineates science-based strategies and highlights "calls to action" that build on linkages between clinical and community efforts to facilitate the delivery of multiple preventive services. An interactive website is available to view and compare summary national, regional, state and selected local data for research, program and strategic planning, grant applications, and health news reporting.
Effective Clinical Partnerships Between Primary Care Medical Practices and Public Health Agencies
This monograph is intended to encourage integration between population-oriented and individual patient care systems.
Effective Clinical Partnerships brochure
This monograph and brochure contain 2009 study results of identifying partnerships between public health and medicine that increase the effectiveness and efficiency of clinical care, with a particular emphasis on the aging population. Through an examination of current models, included are themes and lessons that would be useful in the expansion, replication, and broader application of such partnerships.
Physician resource guide to patient self-management support
This physician resource guide was developed to increase the awareness and use of self-management support in clinical practice.
Physician tip sheet for self-management support
This tip sheet will help physicians support their patient to make healthy behavior changes
Printable office work sheets from the tip sheet
- Health concerns of older adults bubble sheet
- Ultra-brief personal action planning
- Planning for healthy changes
Achieving Competences in the Care of Older AdultsJAMA launches new series, " Care of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action"
A series of articles to assist physicians in caring for the aging patient JAMA, Dec. 23/30, 2009
"Aging America: Meeting the Needs of Older Americans and the Crisis of Geriatrics"
May 2009 issue of Academic Medicine includes articles on"Aging America: Meeting the Needs of Older Americans and the Crisis of Geriatrics" describing the process of developing the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) geriatric comptencies for medical schools.
Geriatric competencies for medical schools
These twenty-six geriatric competencies were initiated by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to guide education standards to ensure that every geriatric patient is receiving appropriate care.
Resources to learn more about each competency can be downloaded from the POGOe Web site.
White House Conference on Aging
Mini-Conference on Health Literacy and Health Disparitiess
The Senior Ambassador Program website provides resources to physicians who wish to become more proactive leaders in their own communities in presenting public health talks. The program will help bridge the gap between the profession and the community, to help seniors and their families better understand how to care for themselves.
JAMA launches new series: "Caring of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action"
Geriatric Consult: An American Medical News column about treating a growing demographic including the following articles:
- Discharge missteps can send seniors back to the hospital
- Individual target Alc levels especially helpful in seniors
- Blood pressure control essential for the elderly
- Delirium in hospitalized patients may be preventable
- Helping older patients get a good night's sleep
- Accommodating aging: Helping your older patients live the life they want
Guidelines for the Use of Assistive Technology: Evaluation Referral Prescription
This guide was developed for primary care physicians to help them efficiently and effectively meet the needs of their patients with disabilities and address the barriers faced when dealing with assistive technology.
Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Dementia: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Physicians
This practical guide was developed to aid primary care physicians in the initial diagnosis of the disorder, management and treatment from diagnosis to end of life, and supportive interventions for family caregivers.
These guides can be obtained by contacting an AMA customer service representative at (800) 621-8335.