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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    The PROMIS® Smoking Initiative

    The PROMIS Smoking Initiative develops item banks to gauge how cigarette smokers understand their habit and its impact on their lives.

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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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    Getting to Outcomes® (GTO) Toolkit

    Jan 1, 2014

    The Getting To Outcomes®: Improving Community-Based Substance-Use Prevention project assesses the effectiveness of participatory methods meant to assist community coalitions in preventing substance abuse and to improve community health.

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    Health Indicators Address Quality of Care in Older Adults

    Feb 15, 2008

    Vulnerable elders receive on average only half of recommended care; for conditions that affect primarily the elderly, they receive appropriate care less than one-third of the time. Interventions based on ACOVE indicators can improve the care physicians provide to older adults.