Outcome and Effectiveness

 Assertions concerning the extent to which Bedlam influences or produces health benefits at multiple system levels.  

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Bedlamís delivery of health services for children increases their academic success.  

There is strong collaboration among school personnel and Bedlam providers who focus jointly on improving the academic involvement and success of students.

Bedlamís delivery of health services for children increases their academic persistence and attendance.  

Principals and other school leaders and Bedlam providers identify and resolve pressing student health concerns that can reduce attendance.

Bedlam clinics integrated into community schools increase the academic effectiveness of those schools.  

Bedlam clinics that are part of community schools contribute to the academic effectiveness of the entire school.

Bedlam health care delivery produces effective health outcomes for people struggling with poverty and serious health conditions.  

Serious health conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes are well managed through Bedlam clinics and improve the overall health status of those recipients struggling with such conditions.

Bedlam sites deliver high levels of health promotion to their users and to the communities they serve.  

Health promotion is as important within Bedlam clinics as the management of urgent, acute, and disease conditions. 

Bedlam health care practices increase health self care among recipients.

   

The care provided by Bedlam clinicians enhances the overall self care of patients in the domains of attitudes, knowledge, motivation, skills and daily self care practices.

Bedlam sites avert utilization of higher end and costly services among recipients.  

Continuity of care within Bedlam and responsiveness means that recipients are less likely to use expensive forms of emergency and urgent care.