Health Tools

RAND Health offers more than insightful analysis of health policy issues: developing tools for improving health is part of our ongoing commitment to translating research into real-world solutions.

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    Evaluating the Modified Bridges for Newborns Screening Tool

    To identify mothers in need of support services, First 5 Los Angeles hospital liaisons administer a maternal risk assessment tool, the Modified Bridges for Newborns, during postpartum interviews. Researchers evaluated the tool's psychometric characteristics.

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    Community Resilience: LEARN and TELL Toolkit

    Apr 24, 2015

    The LEARN and TELL Community Resilience Toolkit teaches people about community resilience so that they can teach others and—ultimately—help their communities remain strong in the face of economic downturns, violence, weather-related disasters, and other community stressors.

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    Five Steps to a Successful Workplace Wellness Program

    Jun 24, 2014

    Workplace wellness programs can reduce health risks, lower health care costs, and improve productivity — but all programs are not created equal. This toolkit presents a five-step guide for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a successful workplace wellness program.

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    CBITS Offers Online Training and Support to Improve Mental Health of Children and Families

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based, group, and individual intervention. CBITS is designed to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and behavioral problems, and to improve grades and attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills.

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    Candidate Quality Measures to Assess Care for Alcohol Misuse

    Apr 14, 2016

    RAND researchers created a tool that details technical specifications for the set of quality measures used in the AQual study—a study to develop and evaluate quality measures for alcohol misuse.