It is designed to create a model for partnership between library workers and health care providers, with the goal of teaching new and expectant at-risk parents to "raise readers." There are currently five libraries functioning as demonstration sites for the program. Retrieved September 8, 2002, from Literacy Initiative. Association for Library Services to Children of American Library Association. The final rule entitled “Medicare Program; Cancellation of Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Models; Changes to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model: Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model” has canceled the EPMs and CR Incentive Payment Model, rescinded the regulations governing these models, and finalized changes to the CJR Model, effective January 1, 2018.For more information, please refer to the final rule and the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model page.The initiative is based on "insights from school change research; the learning potential of inquiry-based, constructivist theories for learners of all ages; and the trans-disciplinary knowledge base on literacy and literacy instruction" (NCTE, 2000). * Born to Read is a three-year national demonstration project conducted by the American Library Association. * Children's Literacy Initiative (CLI) is also aimed at boosting the reading skills of children from low-income homes. Washington, DC: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The NRP's findings were published in April of 2000, and identified what the panel believed to be the most important components of reading instruction.The government’s role in health IT includes: Research shows EHRs can save lives and save money.That’s why Congress passed a law called the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, giving hospitals and doctors together an estimated billion to support their installing and using EHRs.The Federal government does not dictate what system doctors or hospitals should use or even whether to use a health IT system at all.However, the government is involved because health IT supports cost-effective ways to improve the quality of care.Additionally, teachers in the participating schools reported a number of positive changes-including improved student and teacher attitudes. Other state programs include: * The South Carolina Reading Initiative. Some studies on the effectiveness of CLI indicate that the program results in improved reading and vocabulary test performance for participating students (Children's Literacy Initiative, 2000). Common State Strategies to Improve Student Reading. * The NCTE Reading Initiative is an intensive, three-year professional development program offered by the National Council of Teachers of English. In response to this situation, a number of efforts are underway-spearheaded by federal and state policymakers and a number of independent organizations-to remedy the situation.This Digest looks at some of the most recent of those initiatives.