Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Equitable Access to Telehealth and Other Services for Deaf People During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moreland, C., Rao, S., Jacobs, K., Kushalnagar, P.

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Organizational Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

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This study investigates deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users’ access to telehealth and outpatient encounters during the pandemic. The findings emphasize the importance of optimizing proactive accommodation planning and access including in telehealth platforms.

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Capacity Building

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People With Disabilities

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