The mission of Essential Access Health is to champion and promote quality sexual + reproductive health care for all. It achieves its mission through an umbrella of services including clinic support initiatives, advanced clinical research, provider training, patient education, and advocacy and consumer awareness.
Grant funds support Essential Access Health's work to improve clinican's ability to provide high quality LARC services in LA County and Teensource.org, which provides California youth with teen-friendly, medically accurate information and linkages to care.
Upstream USA provides training and technical assistance to health centers so they can offer patients in a single visit the full range of contraceptive methods, including Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)―intrauterine devices and subdermal implants that are safe and 20 times more effective than birth control pills.
The Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement will collaborate with faculty in the film school at USC to develop videos to educate patients about total joint anthroplasty. The research team will addess the effectiveness of the videos versus their standard teaching techniques used to educate patients. The project goal is to determine the optimal way to teach patients about total joint replacements.
The UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center generates new knowledge in the field of cardiac arrhythmias and cardiovascular therapeutics and brings together individuals who strive to improve treatment for heart diseases and shape the future of the field.
This grant was to support the 2015 UCLA Autonomic Nervous System Control of the Heart in Health and Disease Symposium.
The Patient Assistance Program helps to promote and advance the care of newborn infants at Cedars-Sinai. The Program assures patients and families receive critical outreach services and that the neonatal intensive care unit continues to offer the best and most comprehensive medical care.
The UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center generates new knowledge in the field of cardiac arrhythmias and cardiovascular therapeutics and brings together individuals who strive to improve treatment for heart diseases and shape the future of the field. In addition to general research, this grant was to support the following Center activites: International Conference on Cardiac Autonomics in July 2012; research symposium at the International Society of Automic Neuroscience Meeting in Giessen, Germany in July 2013; and four international Arrhythmia Research Center Fellowship Trainees known as O’Connell Fellows.