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Call for a UK blueprint for an HIV-free generation | What's Preventing Prevention?

Call for a UK blueprint for an HIV-free generation | What's Preventing Prevention? | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
In line with the UK’s strong leadership on accountability, human rights, and results, the UK government must leverage its leadership on HIV.
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Social marketing guide for public health programme managers and practitioners

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Caffeine and energy drinks - Mentor ADEPIS

Caffeine and energy drinks - Mentor ADEPIS | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

As a stimulant found in tea, coffee and chocolate, caffeine is part of everyday life in the UK. However, too much caffeine can cause problems such as sleep disturbance. Energy drinks containing high levels of caffeine are a more recent development.

This briefing paper sets out what schools need to know about caffeine use by children and young people. It includes case studies of two schools (primary and secondary) who found that caffeine and energy drinks use was a problem for their pupils and how they addressed this.

This briefing paper is part of a series produced by Mentor ADEPIS on alcohol and drug education and prevention, for teachers and practitioners.


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Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program Aims for High Marks | Division of Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program Aims for High Marks | Division of Cancer Prevention | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

For nearly 30 years, the NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) has provided funding support for post-doctoral Fellows with a goal to train the future generation of researchers and leaders in the field.

"Our most important measure of success is the success of the people who finish our program," said CPFP Director David Nelson, MD, MPH. "We would really like them to think of these as some of the best years of their lives and very much something that helps them expand their opportunities and their ways of thinking. I'd like them to remember the experience of being a Cancer Prevention Fellow as being transformational for their careers."

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Evaluation of a Multilevel and Integrated Program to Raise Awareness of the Harmful Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in a Local Community

Evaluation of a Multilevel and Integrated Program to Raise Awareness of the Harmful Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in a Local Community | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Aims To evaluate a multilevel program to raise awareness of the risks of prenatal exposure to alcohol in the area of Treviso (Italy). The program started in 2008 and consists of an action-research experience involving health professionals of maternal–child services, and in the campaign ‘Mamma Beve Bimbo Beve’, targeted to the childbearing-aged population.

Methods A comparative study was carried out in 2013. Surveys using semi-structured self-report questionnaires were carried out among professionals and pregnant women in Treviso, and among control groups belonging to another local area of Italy (Verona). The questionnaires investigated awareness and opinions about alcohol and pregnancy, as well as sources and kind of information provided and received.

Results Health professionals in Treviso, who had been exposed both to the action-research experience and to the campaign, showed a more rational approach to alcohol than colleagues in the control group, and were more aware and sensitized about the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Physicians and midwives had a higher probability of having advised pregnant women to abstain from alcohol in Treviso. Pregnant women in Treviso, who had received information through the campaign and from professionals, had a higher probability of having received only correct advice about the issue of alcohol and pregnancy, but did not hold perceptions different to women in Verona.

Conclusions The multilevel program carried out in the Treviso area was effective in increasing awareness and improving attitudes towards the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy among local healthcare professionals, compared with the control group.

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Quality standards for effective alcohol and drug education

Quality standards for effective alcohol and drug education | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

The standards – comprising statements explaining the criteria for meeting each requirement – are coupled with the following supporting tools:

  • Further reading and resources;
  • Indicative examples of how standards might be evidenced;
  • Self assessment forms.

These standards have drawn on existing national and international guidance as well as examples of good practice in alcohol and drug education and prevention.  In addition we have consulted widely with teachers, practitioners and those that support school alcohol and drug education in order to ensure that they reflect the best current evidence and practice.

Who are these standards for?

Each set of standards has been produced for a specific target group:

  1. Delivering effective alcohol and drug education in the classroom as part of a planned PSHE programme: Primary and secondary schools, independent practitioners or anyone else delivering alcohol and drug education, in formal or informal environments.
  2. School context for effective alcohol and drug educationSchool leaders and governing bodies, as well as other members of staff in primary and secondary schools – including free schools, academies, private schools, and faith schools – responsible for, or involved in the delivery of alcohol and drug education or policy.
  3. Staff policies and safeguarding: External agencies delivering alcohol and drug education within schools and employing staff and/or volunteers.


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Delivering alcohol and drug education: Advice for teachers - Mentor ADEPIS

Delivering alcohol and drug education: Advice for teachers - Mentor ADEPIS | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
What are the underlying principles of alcohol and drug education? And what are the best teaching methods to use when delivering alcohol and drug education in your classroom? This briefing paper provides advice and tips for teachers and educators responsible for delivering alcohol and drug education. This …
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Méditation : à chaque méthode ses bienfaits

Méditation : à chaque méthode ses bienfaits | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Une équipe scientifique s'est penchée sur la différenciation en matière de techniques de méditation, une première.

L'équipe de chercheurs néerlandais s'est d'abord demandé si la méditation permettait d'opérer des changements de comportement immédiats, même chez les novices.

"Il existe deux grands types de méditation et leurs effets sont différents", explique Lorenza Colzato de l'université de Leiden aux Pays-Bas, qui a participé à la rédaction du papier.


La première technique est la pleine conscience (Open Monitor Meditation ou OMM). Elle consiste à être réceptif à chaque pensée et à chaque sensation.

L'autre, appelée technique d’attention focalisée (Focused Attention Meditation ou FAM) implique de se concentrer sur une pensée ou une sensation en particulier.

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Four reasons you need to engage communications professionals in your global health programming | Christine A. Newman's Blog

Four reasons you need to engage communications professionals in your global health programming | Christine A. Newman's Blog | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Everyone is communicating in multiple ways every day. It seems simple enough – you communicate with your colleagues, to an audience at a conference, to your friends on Facebook and to the people you interact with in passing every day. So, “communications” is something anyone should be able to do, right? Definitely not. “Communicating” and “Communications” are two completely separate concepts. The former allows us to navigate daily life and even have successful careers; the latter involves strategy and skill. Here are four reasons why hiring strategic communications professionals is a good investment, an essential investment even:

 1. Strategic communications is a profession.

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Costruire salute: l'intervento dell'Assessore Sergio Venturi

Costruire salute: l'intervento dell'Assessore Sergio Venturi | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

L'intervento dell'Assessore alle Politiche per la Salute della Regione Emilia-Romagna Sergio Venturi, nel corso del Convegno: "Il nuovo Piano regionale della prevenzione: strumenti per la progettazione" svoltosi a Bologna il 17 aprile 2015.

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The Acute Electrocortical and Blood Pressure Effects of Chocolate | NeuroRegulation

The Acute Electrocortical and Blood Pressure Effects of Chocolate | NeuroRegulation | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Objective: The present study investigated the effects of consuming chocolate on electroencephalograph (EEG) frequencies and localization and on blood pressure. Method: Across six conditions, 122 participants consumed either higher (60%) cacao chocolate, low (0%) cacao chocolate, higher cacao chocolate + L-theanine, high sugar water, low sugar water, or water. EEGs, blood pressure, and mood were measured before and after a 60-min digestion period. Results: Analyses indicated a decrease in frontal, parietal, and temporal theta and an increase in occipital beta EEG following the consumption of a 60% cacao confection compared with control conditions. Diastolic blood pressure increased with the consumption of higher cacao chocolate when compared to water alone and to higher cacao chocolate + L-theanine. Diastolic and systolic blood pressure decreased following consumption of higher cacao + L-theanine chocolate, averaging 4–8 mmHg. No condition-specific mood changes or gender differences were found. Conclusions: This study suggests an acute stimulating effect of cacao on the human brain and vasoconstrictive effects on peripheral vasculature, the latter of which appear to be offset by an L-theanine additive. Significance: This is the first known study to investigate acute EEG effects of consuming chocolate and suggests a potential attention-enhancing effect.
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Infographic: Marketing Healthcare to Baby Boomers

Infographic: Marketing Healthcare to Baby Boomers | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Baby Boomers make up more than a quarter of the population of the United States and as they reach retirement age, are seeking information and answers to questions about Medicare insurance plans. Healthcare marketers should be capitalizing on this incredible growth opportunity, advises OHO Interactive.

OHO's Marketing Healthcare to Baby Boomers Infographic gives healthcare marketers valuable insight into how Baby Boomers like to receive information about health-related matters, their online usage behaviors, and how they envision themselves.


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Smoking in pregnancy. Huffing and puffing

Smoking in pregnancy. Huffing and puffing | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
CIGARETTE packets in France will soon carry a logo warning pregnant women of the dangers of smoking. The addition was prompted by recent data finding that 18% of French expectant mothers admit to smoking right through pregnancy—more than in many other rich countries, where fewer women smoke to start with (see chart). The true figure may be higher: blood tests suggest that many pregnant smokers lie about their habit—in studies in Scotland, as many as a quarter.
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Global Public Goods: Too Little, but Not Too Late

Global Public Goods: Too Little, but Not Too Late | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Despite the growing prominence of global challenges, such as climate change, cross-border health threats, security risks, and financial crises, most development-oriented funds are spent on individual programs in single countries.
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U.S. Teen Trends In Sex, Bullying, Booze and More

U.S. Teen Trends In Sex, Bullying, Booze and More | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Good news: Today's teens experience notably low rates of bullying, drinking, pregnancy and unprotected sex

The latest statistics on teenagers paint a rosy portrait of American teens. They’re drinking, smoking and bullying less than they used to, and fewer are getting pregnant.

“Adolescence is an inherently risky time,” says Dr. Stephanie Zaza, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) division of adolescent and school health. “They are stretching their wings. We can’t eliminate all risk, but we are seeing overall good trends in all areas.”

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A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health | Bipartisan Policy Center

A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health | Bipartisan Policy Center | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

In 2014, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) convened a Prevention Task Force to focus on opportunities for investing in prevention as a way to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs. The task force included a diverse group of experts to review the evidence on prevention and to frame a strategy for better integrating prevention in the nation’s approach to health and health care.

Fundamentally, there is growing recognition that prevention—delivered correctly—holds vast potential to improve health at the individual and population level, while also reducing national spending on health care. Better health is an important goal in and of itself, with benefits—in productivity, longevity, wellbeing, and quality of life—that extend to all levels of society, from individuals and families to communities, businesses, and government. Of course, not all prevention strategies will be effective, and not all health improvements will result in cost savings. But prevention clearly has a role to play in advancing several widely shared objectives of current health care reform efforts.

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IMS Health to offer app prescribing to Quantia’s online physician network | mobihealthnews

IMS Health to offer app prescribing to Quantia’s online physician network | mobihealthnews | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Danbury, Connecticut-based IMS Health, a multinational big data and analytics company, has partnered with Quantia, developer of a web and mobile community for physicians. Through this partnership, Quantia will provide the 225,000 members on its network with access to IMS’ app curation platform, AppScript.

“QuantiaMD is designed to help physicians make better clinical decisions for their patients,” Quantia Executive Vice President Dan Malloy said in a statement. “We are thrilled to be partnering with AppScript, which will offer our active physician community easy access to a suite of over 65,000 healthcare-specific apps, backed by an organization they can trust. We believe members of our physician community – over half of which visit QuantiaMD from a mobile device – will understand and appreciate the value AppScript will bring to their practice, and to the health of the patients they serve.”

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Surviving an Alcoholic

Surviving an Alcoholic | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
How did I become a widow? It began in our basement, where Robert holed up with his Dewar’s bottles.  

Meeting someone for the first time since my husband’s death is difficult. There are two groups: those who know about Robert’s death but haven’t seen me, and those who have no idea. I choose my version of the news carefully to avoid questions. But what can you expect when a seemingly healthy man who just turned 50 dies suddenly?

“How are you doing?” my periodontist asks.

My emotions get the better of me and I can feel my face scrunch up ugly, tears seeping out of the corners of my eyes. But the tears are running up, toward my scalp, because I’m fully reclined in a dentist’s chair. I can’t manage words, so I shake my head up and down as if to communicate, “I’m O.K.,” the inability to say so making it obvious that I’m not.

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Physical activity: encouraging activity in all people in contact with the NHS | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

We would like to receive suggestions from registered stakeholders about areas for quality improvement, i.e. key areas related to the topic which would be considered to have the greatest potential to improve the quality of care.

The topic overview for the quality standard is published on the NICE website for information and describes core elements of the quality standard.

We are not able to consider comments from individuals and organisations not registered as stakeholders. We recommend that organisations register as a stakeholder or individuals contact theregistered stakeholder organisation that most closely represents your interests and pass your comments to them.

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Prevenzione dell’obesità nella scuola: indicazioni a partire dalle evidenze della letteratura

PRESENTAZIONE A febbraio 2014, i Paesi membri dell’Unione Europea, tra cui anche l’Italia, hanno voluto dare il loro contributo per rispondere all’esigenza di arrestare, entro il 2020, l’aumento di sovrappeso e obesità nei bambini e ragazzi (0-18 anni) lanciando l’Action Plan on Childhood Obesity 2014-2020. Questo Piano d’azione fornisce una base su cui lavorare per implementare delle politiche nazionali di contrasto all’obesità, individuando aree prioritarie di intervento: dalla pubblicità rivolta ai bambini, all’informazione delle famiglie, al monitoraggio del fenomeno e alle attività di prevenzione. Sovrappeso e obesità infantili, infatti, possono rappresentare un rischio concreto per lo sviluppo di patologie cronico-degenerative in età adulta anche dall’esito infausto e, secondo quanto riportato nel Global Status Report on Non-Communicable Diseases 2010 della Organizzazione Mondiale della Sanità, circa 2,8 milioni di morti l’anno nell’Unione Europea sono dovuti a cause associate all’eccesso ponderale. Questo fenomeno, oltre ad essere influenzato da fattori genetici, è imputabile prevalentemente a cambiamenti negli stili di vita (scorretta alimentazione, sedentarietà, inattività fisica). Su queste tematiche nel nostro Paese già a partire dal 2007, grazie al programma governativo “Guadagnare Salute”, si è sviluppato il sistema di sorveglianza OKkio alla SALUTE, che rivolge la sua attenzione ai bambini in età scolare raccogliendo informazioni su importanti fattori di rischio: l’eccesso di peso, le scorrette abitudini alimentari, la scarsa attività fisica e la sedentarietà. OKkio alla SALUTE è coordinato, a livello nazionale, dal Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute (CNESPS) dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità e rappresenta uno strumento fondamentale per monitorare lo stato di salute e avere quindi informazioni importanti per progettare interventi di sanità pubblica efficaci e indirizzati a target specifici della popolazione. La sorveglianza, oltre a garantire la raccolta periodica di dati utili per la descrizione del fenomeno nei bambini, ha messo in luce l’esigenza da parte degli operatori sanitari coinvolti di avere strumenti efficaci che permettano di orientarsi tra le possibili strategie e modalità di intervento implementate nelle scuole volte a prevenire l’obesità infantile e di identificarne di efficaci in modo da poter programmare interventi di prevenzione strutturati Il Comitato Tecnico di OKkio alla SALUTE, costituito da esperti professionisti in quest’ambito, accogliendo la richiesta pervenuta dal territorio, ha realizzato, insieme al gruppo di lavoro dell’ISS, la revisione della letteratura presentata in questo rapporto. Il presente lavoro, infatti, attraverso una lettura critica delle evidenze scientifiche su interventi di prevenzione del sovrappeso e dell’obesità realizzati nel setting scolastico dal 2008 al 2012, intende supportare gli operatori nell’individuazione delle strategie di prevenzione più efficaci e adatte al nostro contesto nazionale. Il rapporto si divide in due parti: la prima fornisce un quadro generale sul fenomeno dell’obesità infantile, presentandone anche un focus epidemiologico relativo al contesto italiano, attraverso i dati nazionali di OKkio alla SALUTE 2012; e la seconda parte presenta i risultati della ricerca. In particolare nella seconda parte, dopo la descrizione degli aspetti metodologici in base ai quali è stata condotta la revisione, sono presentate le evidenze che emergono dagli studi realizzati per valutare l’efficacia degli interventi di prevenzione dell’obesità infantile condotti nelle scuole. Rapporti ISTISAN 15/1 vi Si tratta della sistematizzazione e sintesi dei risultati relativi alle 27 revisioni degli studi primari e ai 10 studi clinici controllati e che sono stati selezionati nell’ambito della presente ricerca. Tale sistematizzazione e sintesi è stata fatta attraverso tabelle che mettono in evidenza parole chiave e aspetti salienti degli articoli analizzati e schede descrittive che ne illustrano più nel dettaglio le caratteristiche. Sono riportate anche delle schede di approfondimento per 5 interventi che ricorrono più frequentemente negli articoli inclusi nella revisione. Nelle conclusioni sono sottolineati e discussi i principali fattori caratterizzanti gli interventi condotti nelle scuole che contribuiscono a determinare una maggiore efficacia per la prevenzione dell’obesità infantile e vengono fornite alcune indicazioni operative utili per la programmazione di interventi analoghi. Completa la restituzione del lavoro di ricerca condotto la lista dei 468 studi primari inclusi nelle revisioni selezionate (Appendice A) e la presentazione degli articoli esclusi dalla revisione con la relativa motivazione dell’esclusione (Appendice B). L’auspicio è che questo lavoro possa contribuire allo sviluppo di buone pratiche per la realizzazione di interventi di prevenzione dell’obesità infantile e facilitare tutti gli attori coinvolti a declinare in ogni contesto interventi di prevenzione appropriati.

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Finding the sweet spot in medicine - The Lancet

Finding the sweet spot in medicine - The Lancet | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, the disputatious Dallas billionaire Mark Cuban stirred controversy when he called for universal quarterly blood testing “for everything available…so you have a baseline of your own personal health”. Around the same time, the US state of Arizona passed a law allowing consumers to obtain any laboratory test directly from licensed laboratories—without a physician's order. Theranos, a California company pioneering cheap, complete blood analysis with just a fingerstick, has advocated for such laws. The founder of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, has stated: “Our purpose is to give people access to the basic right of being tested when they need to or want to.”

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Cell phones have emerged as potentially powerful tools to engage patients in the safety net

Cell phones have emerged as potentially powerful tools to engage patients in the safety net | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Patient-centered technologies have emerged as a way to actively engage patients in care. The reach and potential of cell phones to engage diverse patient populations is great. Evidence of their effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited. Researchers conducted an online survey of community health centers and clinics to assess if and how health care providers in the safety net use cell phones to support patient engagement. The findings indicate that the use of cell phones in patient care is at an early stage of deployment across the safety net. Organizations identify chronic disease management as an area where cell phones offer considerable potential to effectively engage patients. To promote widespread adoption and use, technical assistance to support the implementation and management of interventions, evidence-based or best practice models that highlight successful implementation strategies in care delivery, and the introduction of new payment or reimbursement policies will be essential.
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#invecedifumare : challenge fotografico con @igersmodena

#invecedifumare : challenge fotografico con @igersmodena | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
La community @igersmodena lancia una gara di creatività a sostegno del concorso per diventare non fumatori "Scommetti che smetti?

Trasformare una scelta di salute in uno scatto fotografico. Originale, acuto, evocativo. Questa la sfida lanciata da#invecedifumare , challenge fotografico a premi promosso da Instagramers Modena in collaborazione con l'Azienda USL di Modena, nell'ambito di "Scommetti che smetti?", concorso per diventare non fumatori. 
Il tema è nel titolo stesso: quale alternativa di salute suggerisci al posto delle sigarette?
L'Ipermercato Conad c/o Centro Commerciale La Rotonda di Modena mette in palio tre buoni acquisto per i vincitori. 
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Friends and social networks valued by heart failure patients and healthcare providers

Friends and social networks valued by heart failure patients and healthcare providers | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Study Highlights: 

  • Most patients consult family first in assessing their heart failure symptoms.
  • Meanwhile, healthcare providers say a network allowing physicians to share and consult is valuable.  

Patients consult family members for advice about their heart failure symptoms; while health care providers engage in social networks to improve communication and heart failure care, according to separate studies from the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2015 Scientific Session being published in the AHA Journal, Circulation, Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

In a study from Kansas and Missouri (abstract 125), researchers sought to understand patients’ perceptions of symptoms, and how and when they decide to seek professional care. After interviewing 90 patients, researchers found more than 80 percent said they talked to people from their social networks – a spouse, life partner, or adult children – about their symptoms prior to hospitalization.

“Symptoms in chronic illnesses are often subtle in onset, wax and wane over time, and may not be particularly bothersome until patients are acutely ill. So, a symptomatic person might first discuss his or her symptoms with close and trusted people from their social networks ˗˗ namely, family members and friends ˗˗ to garner their opinions,” said Katherine M. Reeder, Ph.D., RN, lead author of the study on heart failure self-management and research assistant professor at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St Louis, Missouri.

Researchers also found:

  • Most often (76 percent), lay consultants attributed patients’ symptoms to heart problems.

  • About 77 percent of patients received advice from lay consultants about what to do for symptoms, and in 83 percent of cases that advice was to seek medical care.

  • Women consulted with adult children about their symptoms significantly more often than men (48 percent vs. 8 percent).

“Our findings shed light on the importance of patients’ interactions with persons from their social network,” said Reeder who is also adjunct assistant professor at Kansas University School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. “Better understanding the post-discharge environment context of self-care, including social interactions about health concerns is needed to enhance effectiveness of healthcare provider conversations with patients and families, as well as to optimize self-management interventions, improve outcomes, and reduce hospital readmissions,” she said.

In a separate independent study from California (abstract 241), researchers evaluated the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Heart Failure (HF) Provider Network, a network of healthcare providers who share heart failure best practices, collaborate and exchange ideas on evidence-based programs, and share resources to improve heart failure care. More than 1,200 multi-disciplinary/multi-level healthcare providers from throughout the VA Health Care System have participated as members of the HF Network. They include leadership from VA Central Office, regional hospitals, chiefs of cardiology, staff physicians, nurses, quality managers, pharmacists, researchers and others. The HF network operates via bi-monthly web-based meetings/conference calls, an annual in-person meeting, emails and web-based surveys.

“Social networks offer an effective platform for the implementation of evidence-based practices to improve the quality of care from local, regional to national levels. Members perceive the social network as a valuable forum for the exchange of both explicit and tacit knowledge regarding effective activities to implement best evidence-based practices and improve clinical care,” said Anju Sahay, Ph.D., lead author of the study and Implementation Research Coordinator for the VA Chronic Health Failure QUERI Center in Palo Alto, California.

Researchers gathered 219 survey and 25 interview responses from network members. They found that members participated in the HF Network to stay informed and maintain or enhance their knowledge in heart failure. Researchers also found:

·         90 percent of members reported that the HF Network helped them establish collaborations and/or network among members.

·         63.8 percent of members also reported that their participation in the HF Network provided them with names of contacts for networking and potential problem solving.

  • 94 percent of the members found attending the web-based meetings and conference calls helpful in learning about barriers and facilitators in setting up or running HF programs.

Sahay said this social network expands the community of medical practitioners and other providers by offering valuable perspectives that can improve research-based care based on the latest scientific evidence. The HF Network is also used to implement interventions that can lead to improved quality of care.

Researchers said the next step is to understand the concept of a community-of-practice within the social network, then leverage this connectedness to recognize the importance of professional norms, consensus and team care to facilitate shared knowledge and quality improvement for clinical practices.



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Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development - The Lancet

Remarkable gains have been made in global health in the past 25 years, but progress has not been uniform. Mortality and morbidity from common conditions needing surgery have grown in the world's poorest regions, both in real terms and relative to other health gains. At the same time, development of safe, essential, life-saving surgical and anaesthesia care in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) has stagnated or regressed. In the absence of surgical care, case-fatality rates are high for common, easily treatable conditions including appendicitis, hernia, fractures, obstructed labour, congenital anomalies, and breast and cervical cancer.

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Quelle est l'influence de la publicité sur les préférences alimentaires des enfants ?

Quelle est l'influence de la publicité sur les préférences alimentaires des enfants ? | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Après avoir organisé, en collaboration avec l'université de Liverpool, un séminaire sur « L'impact du marketing alimentaire sur les modes de consommation des enfants » en mars 2014, l'Inpes a commandité une étude à deux intervenantes du séminaire :...


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