Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Nutrition Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Public Health Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Great BritainAge Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.United StatesHealth Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Health Maintenance Organizations: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Health Records, Personal: Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.EnglandResidence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Men's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Dental Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Social Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Comprehensive Health Care: Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Health Food: A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Health Fairs: Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.Health Communication: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.BrazilMultivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.IndiaUnited States Public Health Service: A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Self Report: Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.EuropeState Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Medically Uninsured: Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Life Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)JapanOdds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Health Transition: Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Prepaid Health Plans: Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Universal Coverage: Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.Information Services: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Financing, Personal: Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Maternal-Child Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Health Planning Councils: Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.Cost of Illness: The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Vulnerable Populations: Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)

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*  New Report: Private and Public Insurance Choices Would Help Reduce...
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*  Health Care at the Cutting Edge: The Role of Academic Health Centers in the...
FEATURED:Biennial Health Insurance Survey, 2003-2016. FEATURED:2016 Commonwealth Fund Survey of High-Need Patients ... Health Care at the Cutting Edge: The Role of Academic Health Centers in the Provision of Specialty Care. July 1, 2000. Authors ... Health Care at the Cutting Edge: The Role of Academic Health Centers in the Provision of Specialty Care, The Commonwealth Fund ... Health Care at the Cutting Edge: The Role of Academic Health Centers in the Provision of Specialty Care, The Commonwealth Fund
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*  Candidates' Health Care Reform Proposals Provide Opportunity For Public Debate...
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*  Most Americans Support Patient-centered Care Systems, Says Survey
Most Americans Support Patient-centered Care Systems, Says Survey. More than 7 of 10 adults think the US health care system ... Labels: Health Care Headlines. Comments. * Absolutely correct. The 'health care system' is a joke, and anybody spouting on ... The new survey found that a large majority of US adults (71%) have concerns about gaining access to needed health care, ... "A Call for Change: The Commonwealth Fund 2011 Survey of Public Views of The US Health System" also reports that at least 85% of
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 1976: Diabetes Supplement
... Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1976: Diabetes Supplement ICPSR 9705 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey NHIS is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. Series: National Health Interview Survey Series. National Health Interview Survey, 1976: Diabetes Supplement - Download All Files 280 MB large dataset. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII Excel/TSV ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Study Description Citation United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1976: Diabetes Supplement. Scope of Study Subject Terms: chronic disabilities, ...
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 2002
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 2000
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 2000
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 1999
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 2000
... Skip to Main Content. Toggle navigation. Home. Announcements. About Us. What is DSDR. Our Mission. Meet the Team. Contact Us. Find Data. Search Holdings. Restricted Data. NICHD Funded Studies. Analyze Data Online. Search/Compare Variables. Publications. Deposit Data. Search for Data. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 8 datasets; 1,032,534 KB Table of Contents Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Related Publications. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 2000 ICPSR 3381 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey NHIS is to obtain information about the ...
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 1974: Hypertension Supplement
... Metadata Exports. National Health Interview Survey, 1974: Hypertension Supplement ICPSR 9796 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey NHIS is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. Series: National Health Interview Survey Series. Dataset s Hypertension Supplement - Download All Files 101.4 MB. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII Excel/TSV ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Study Description Citation United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1974: Hypertension Supplement. Data Types: clinical data, survey data Data Collection Notes: These data files contain weights, which must be ...
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*  Smoking and cancer screening for women ages 42-75: associations in the 1990-1994 National Health Int
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 1973: Prescribed Medicine Supplement
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*  ADH: County Health Surveys
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 1986
... Skip to Main Content. Toggle navigation. Home. Announcements. About Us. What is DSDR. Our Mission. Meet the Team. Contact Us. Find Data. Search Holdings. Restricted Data. NICHD Funded Studies. Analyze Data Online. Search/Compare Variables. Publications. Deposit Data. Search for Data. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 10 datasets; 585,904 KB Table of Contents Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Related Publications. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1986 ICPSR 8976 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The basic purpose of the National Health Interview Survey NHIS is to obtain ...
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1968
... Skip to Main Content. Toggle navigation. Home. Announcements. About Us. What is DSDR. Our Mission. Meet the Team. Contact Us. Find Data. Search Holdings. Restricted Data. NICHD Funded Studies. Analyze Data Online. Search/Compare Variables. Publications. Deposit Data. Search for Data. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 11 datasets; 733,553 KB Table of Contents Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. Health Interview Survey, 1968 ICPSR 28881 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the Health Interview Survey is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, ...
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*  Response to increases in cigarette prices by race/ethnicity, income, and age groups--United States,
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1964
... Skip to Main Content. Toggle navigation. National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging. Search Holdings. Analyze Data Online. Deposit Data. Publications. Help. NIA Supported Studies. NIA Funded Centers. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 5 datasets; 326,474 KB Table of Contents Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Variables. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. Health Interview Survey, 1964 ICPSR 28663 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the Health Interview Survey is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the ...
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*  Demographic and Health Surveys
... The 'Demographic and Health Surveys' DHS Program is responsible for collecting and disseminating accurate, nationally representative data on health and population in developing countries. Since 1984, the Demographic and Health Surveys Program has provided technical assistance to more than 260 demographic and health surveys in over 90 countries. DHS surveys collect information on fertility and total fertility rate TFR, reproductive health, maternal health, child health, immunization and survival, HIV / AIDS ; maternal mortality, child mortality, malaria, and nutrition among women and children stunted. The DHS Program supports the following data collection options: Demographic and Health Surveys DHS : provide data for monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition. AIDS Indicator Surveys AIS : provide countries with a standardized tool to obtain indicators ...
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*  Publications Search Results
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1977
... Skip to Main Content. Toggle navigation. National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging. Search Holdings. Analyze Data Online. Deposit Data. Publications. Help. NIA Supported Studies. NIA Funded Centers. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 9 datasets; 920,071 KB Table of Contents Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Funding. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Related Publications. Variables. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. Health Interview Survey, 1977 ICPSR 7839 Principal Investigator s : United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics Summary: The purpose of the Health Interview Survey is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and ...
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*  National Health Interview Survey, 2001
... SAS. The 2001 NHIS contains the Household, Family, Person, Sample Adult, Sample Child, Child Immunization, and Injury and Poiso... The 2001 NHIS contains the Household, Family, Person, Sample Adult, Sample Child, Child Immunization, and Injury and Poison Episode data files from the basic module. DS1: Household-Level File - Download All Files 16.9 MB. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Analyze Online: simple crosstab/frequency SDA. DS2: Family-Level File - Download All Files 65.6 MB. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Analyze Online: simple crosstab/frequency SDA. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Analyze Online: simple crosstab/frequency SDA. DS4: Sample Adult File - Download All Files 263.9 MB large dataset. Download: SAS SPSS Stata ASCII ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. Analyze Online: simple crosstab/frequency SDA. DS5: Sample Child File - Download All Files 32.7 MB. Download: ...
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1980
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1980
... Skip to Main Content. Log In/Create Account Find Analyze Data. Membership in ICPSR. Deposit Data. ICPSR Summer Program. Resources for Instructors. Data Management Curation. Find Analyze Data. Find Data. Search/Compare Variables. Find Publications. Resources for Students. Get Help. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 9 datasets; 906,356 KB. Table of Contents Top of page. Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Related Publications. Variables. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. This study is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging NACDA, the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging NIA at the National Institutes of Heath NIH. Health Interview Survey, 1980 ICPSR 8223 Principal Investigator s : United ...
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*  Health Interview Survey, 1981
... Skip to Main Content. Log In/Create Account Find Analyze Data. Membership in ICPSR. Deposit Data. ICPSR Summer Program. Resources for Instructors. Data Management Curation. Find Analyze Data. Find Data. Search/Compare Variables. Find Publications. Resources for Students. Get Help. Quick Download. Documentation Only. SAS. SPSS. Stata. ASCII. Delimited. WARNING: This study is over 150MB in size and may take several minutes to download on a typical internet connection. 6 datasets; 626,445 KB. Table of Contents Top of page. Access Notes. Dataset s. Study Description. Citation. Scope of Study. Methodology. Version s. Related Publications. Variables. Utilities. Metadata Exports. Download Statistics. This study is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging NACDA, the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging NIA at the National Institutes of Heath NIH. Health Interview Survey, 1981 ICPSR 8319 Principal Investigator s : United ...
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*  Publications Search Results
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*  Progress in Chronic Disease Prevention Prevalence of Arthritic Conditions -- United States, 1987
... Persons using assistive technology might not be able to fully access information in this file. For assistance, please send e-mail to: mmwrq@cdc.gov. Type 508 Accommodation in the subject line of e-mail. Progress in Chronic Disease Prevention Prevalence of Arthritic Conditions -- United States, 1987 Arthritis is a widely prevalent, disabling disease that places substantial demands on health-care resources. National estimates of the prevalence of arthritic diseases and of associated disability have been based on data from the 1960-1962 National Health Examination Survey, the 1971-1975 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHANES I, and the 1983-1985 National Health Interview Surveys NHIS 1,2. This report uses 1987 NHIS data to update national estimates of arthritis prevalence and resulting physical activity limitation and provides estimates of the prevalence of arthritic conditions for each state. Estimates are based on a probability sample of the ...
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*  NCHS Pressroom - 2005 Fact Sheet - Fewer Americans Smoke
Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content. Search The CDC. Search The CDC. CDC A-Z Index. CDC A-Z. Start of Search Controls. Search The CDC. Search The CDC. Contact: CDC National Center for Health Statistics Press Office, 301 458-4800. Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2004 National Health Interview Survey 6/2005. An annual survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that tracks health and health care in America shows a number of advances in Americans’ health in 2004, but also documents measures that are not moving in the right direction. CDC’s National Health Interview Survey reports that 20.9 percent of adults aged 18 years and over were current smokers in 2004, down from 24.7 percent in 1997. The percentage of adults who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity declined from 32.8 percent in 2003 to 30.2 ...
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*  Medical Xpress - health survey(... continued page 6)
Medical Xpress - health survey ... Home health survey. News tagged with health survey. 1 week. 1 month. 1 week. 1 month. 1 week. 1 month. Related topics: health. Pediatrics. Outdoor time promotes physical activity in youth. The World Health Organization recommends that youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity MVPA each day. Health. A study published in the ... Psychology & Psychiatry. New study shows link unlikely between insomnia symptoms and high blood pressure. Jun 25, 2014 0 0. Health. HealthDay —Two new U.S. government reports provide a statistical snapshot of health and health insurance coverage in 2013, before new coverage options took effect under the Affordable Care Act. Jun 20, 2014 0 0. Health. Jun 17, 2014 0 0. Health. Women and health-care providers differ on what matters most about contraception. When women are choosing a contraceptive, ...
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*  4373.0 - National Health Survey: Asthma and Other Respiratory Conditions, Australia, 1995
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*  Self Reported Health Status - Women's Health USA 2009
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*  How To Achieve Excellent Health and Wellness…
... One of the most important choices you will ever make is to GET A SECOND OPINION from an Alternative Health Care Provider before you ever consider having surgery or taking prescription drugs for anything. Most drugs either inhibit or stimulate functions in your body. But if your body has a problem and you take an over-the-counter or pharmaceutical drug to FEEL better, guess what? The problem is not better, you just put a chemical band-aid on it! Do that long enough and something will certainly break down. Taking pills, powders or potions for pain or to counteract visible symptoms, won’t address the CAUSE of your health condition . Drugs create a distorted illusion of health, they don’t make you better, your self-healing body is the only real miracle-worker. Drugs and surgery should be avoided at all costs! Once the energy flowing through you is balanced and flowing freely, except in severe cases, your body will naturally heal and repair all by itself… NO DRUGS OR SURGERY ...
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*  .. Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook .. Section 3: Health Status .. sections .. do
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*  health - Definition from the ILLNESS AND DISABILITY topic - MEDICINE666666
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*  Study: Women Abused As Kids More Likely To Have Children With Autism | TIME.com
Study: Women Abused As Kids More Likely To Have Children With Autism. Studies showed that mental illness and autism may share genetic risk factors, therefore, the perpetration of child abuse by grandparents and experience of abuse in childhood by the mother may be indicators of genetic risk for autism in the child, the study authors write. Childhood abuse is associated with a wide array of health problems in the person who experiences it, including both mental health outcomes like depression and anxiety, and physical health outcomes like depression and anxiety, and physical health outcomes like obesity and lung disease, said senior study author Marc Weisskopf, an associate professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health, in a statement. This article accurately demonstrates the correlation of instant gratification of the InterWebs and immediacy of "news" with lousy proof-reading: “Childhood abuse is associated with a wide array of ...
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*  women in excellent health prior to diagnosis?? | Cancer Survivors Network
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*  Health risk assessment
... Definition History Usage HRA delivery Efficacy Benefits Limitations Providers References. A health risk assessment HRA is a health questionnaire, used to provide individuals with an evaluation of their health risks and quality of life. face-to-face with a health advisor or an automatic online report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define a HRA as: “a systematic approach to collecting information from individuals that identifies risk factors, provides individualised feedback, and links the person with at least one intervention to promote health, sustain function and/or prevent disease.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The main objectives of a HRA are to: Assess health status Estimate the level of health risk Inform and provide feedback to participants to motivate behaviour change to reduce health risks. This proliferation coincided with the rapid growth in interest in corporate health promotion programs as ...
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*  5 Most Surprising Age-related Health Changes - HowStuffWorks
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*  ministry of health - Frequency
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*  Self-Rated Health and Sickness-Related Absence: The Modifying Role of Civic Participation
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*  .. Inequality and the Unequal Situation of Mental and Physical Health .. Rate this: .. Share: .. L
“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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*  Self-rated health
'Self-rated health' also called Self-reported health, Self-assessed health, or perceived health refers to both a single question such as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” and a survey questionnaire in which participants assess different dimensions of their own health. This survey technique is commonly used in health research for its ease of use and its power in measuring health. Single question Methodological strength. Questionnaires Uses of self-rated health See also References. Self-rated health measures the present general health and gives answer choices, typically structured like a Likert Scale. It may be formulated as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” as the first question in the SF-36 questionnaire. 1 It may also be formulated as “In general, how would you rate your health today” with the possible ...
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*  Online Library | Articles | Exercise Daily for Excellent Health | DrFuhrman.com
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*  EHSLibrary: Hurrying to the bottom: deteriorating ranking of U.S. health status
... Navigation Home EHSL website EHSL website About Categories Archives. Hurrying to the bottom: deteriorating ranking of U.S. health status. is being outpaced by most other developed countries when it comes to improvements in health outcomes, according to a new analysis by a researcher at the University Of Washington School Of Public Health. Health Status, Bezruchka looked at statistics on Infant and child mortality, maternal mortality, life expectancy at birth and at age 50, and adult mortality as mortality measures that reflect health over the course of one s life, comparing them across developed countries. Around 1950, the United States had among the best health outcomes measured by mortality indicators, but 60 years later, it ranked behind the other rich countries and a number of poorer ones. The differences in mortality outcomes between the United States and the healthiest nations today represent substantial inequalities in health. This entry was ...
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*  Petition · Prevention is better than cure - Stop the budget cuts to community health · Change.org
... Start a petition. Browse. Search. Log in. My petitions. Profile. Settings. Log out. Start a petition. Search. Log in or sign up. Victory. Petitioning Premier of Victoria Premier Denis Napthine and 2 others Prevention is better than cure - Stop the budget cuts to community health. Greens MP Colleen Hartland Seddon, VIC. Greens MP Colleen Hartland Seddon, VIC. 435 Supporters. Prevention is the best cure for sickness, and prevention is exactly what Community and Women's Health Care does. Community and Women's Health Centres provide crucial preventative health services that keep people off hospital waiting lists and living productive lives in the community. They run programs aimed at addressing the root causes of health problems like diabetes, heart disease, childhood obesity, family violence and depression. Under Ted Baillieu, the Government has cut almost $32 million from community health care funding, with the main cut being phased in over two ...
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*  Women's Health - HPV - C-Health
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*  AKUFO-ADDO TOO MUST DISCLOSE HIS HEALTH STATUS
Naturally, if somebody is not well, we should have sympathy and wish the person well, but getting more information will make it easier to get that kind of public sympathy”. However, there are two crucial points that we would want to make about the call of Dr. Arthur Kennedy on President Mills to make public his health status. The first is that his call indicates he has not been keeping himself abreast with the pronouncements of President Mills. President Mills has been bold enough to make public his health condition. That person must however also be ready to be tested too. Why will the NPP not accept this challenge if they are so eager to know the President's health status. Arthur Kennedy that the President's health status must be made public. But so also must be made public the health status of all those who are seeking the highest office of the land. They would want to know if the NPP flag-bearer suffers from cirrhosis of the liver. Ghanaians would also want to know if ...
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*  Health features - HPV - C-Health
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*  The Relationship between Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being among Oldest-Old Adults : Tabl
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(1/5472) Design and trial of a new questionnaire for occupational health surveys in companies.

In this article we present an example of our method for instrument development. This method is called the Development Cycle. It consists of four main stages: (1) defining the requirements for an instrument; (2) research, design and pilot testing; (3) implementation and (4) evaluation. An application of the Development Cycle was realized within a project for the development of a basic questionnaire about work and health, to be used at periodic health surveys. This questionnaire had to identify work and work-related health problems in employees with divergent occupations and working conditions. The design of the instrument and the results of its trial in 517 employees is presented. The evaluation of the test results and the modification of the questionnaire are discussed. From 1995, the questionnaire has been implemented in the Dutch OHS services quite successfully.  (+info)

(2/5472) Clinical experience and choice of drug therapy for human immunodeficiency virus disease.

To determine if providers experienced in the management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease preferred different treatment regimens than providers with less experience, we analyzed data from a national survey of primary care providers' preferred regimens for the management of 30 HIV-related medical conditions. We mailed questionnaires to 999 correct addresses of providers in > 20 cities in the United States in May 1996. We received 524 responses (response rate, 52%). We found a statistically significant association between the number of HIV-infected patients cared for by the provider and the likelihood that the provider would report prescribing highly active antiretroviral therapy and multidrug combinations for treatment of opportunistic infections. Providers with few HIV-infected patients were substantially less likely to report using new therapeutic regimens or new diagnostic tools. We concluded that the preferred regimens of experienced providers are more likely to be consistent with the latest information on treatment for HIV disease than are those of less experienced providers.  (+info)

(3/5472) Where do people go for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases?

CONTEXT: Major public health resources are devoted to the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) through public STD clinics. However, little is known about where people actually receive treatment for STDs. METHODS: As part of the National Health and Social Life Survey, household interviews were performed from February to September 1992 with 3,432 persons aged 18-59. Weighted population estimates and multinomial response methods were used to describe the prevalence of self-reported STDs and patterns of treatment utilization by persons who ever had a bacterial or viral STD. RESULTS: An estimated two million STDs were self-reported in the previous year, and 22 million 18-59-year-olds self-reported lifetime STDs. Bacterial STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease and syphilis) were more common than viral STDs (genital herpes, genital warts, hepatitis and HIV). Genital warts were the most commonly reported STD in the past year, while gonorrhea was the most common ever-reported STD. Almost half of all respondents who had ever had an STD had gone to a private practice for treatment (49%); in comparison, only 5% of respondents had sought treatment at an STD clinic. Respondents with a bacterial STD were seven times more likely to report going to an STD clinic than were respondents with a viral STD--except for chlamydia, which was more likely to be treated at family planning clinics. Men were significantly more likely than women to go to an STD clinic. Young, poor or black respondents were all more likely to use a family planning clinic for STD treatment than older, relatively wealthy or white respondents. Age, sexual history and geographic location did not predict particular types of treatment-seeking. CONCLUSIONS: The health care utilization patterns for STD treatment in the United States are complex. Specific disease diagnosis, gender, race and income status all affect where people will seek treatment. These factors need to be taken into account when STD prevention strategies are being developed.  (+info)

(4/5472) Women's interest in vaginal microbicides.

CONTEXT: Each year, an estimated 15 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV, occur in the United States. Women are not only at a disadvantage because of their biological and social susceptibility, but also because of the methods that are available for prevention. METHODS: A nationally representative sample of 1,000 women aged 18-44 in the continental United States who had had sex with a man in the last 12 months were interviewed by telephone. Analyses identified levels and predictors of women's worry about STDs and interest in vaginal microbicides, as well as their preferences regarding method characteristics. Numbers of potential U.S. microbicide users were estimated. RESULTS: An estimated 21.3 million U.S. women have some potential current interest in using a microbicidal product. Depending upon product specifications and cost, as many as 6.0 million women who are worried about getting an STD would be very interested in current use of a microbicide. These women are most likely to be unmarried and not cohabiting, of low income and less education, and black or Hispanic. They also are more likely to have visited a doctor for STD symptoms or to have reduced their sexual activity because of STDs, to have a partner who had had other partners in the past year, to have no steady partner or to have ever used condoms for STD prevention. CONCLUSIONS: A significant minority of women in the United States are worried about STDs and think they would use vaginal microbicides. The development, testing and marketing of such products should be expedited.  (+info)

(5/5472) Pregnancies averted among U.S. teenagers by the use of contraceptives.

CONTEXT: The personal and social costs associated with teenage pregnancy in the United States concern many policymakers and researchers, yet the role of contraception in preventing these pregnancies has not been adequately quantified. METHODS: Published estimates of contraceptive effectiveness were applied to 1995 National Survey of Family Growth data on sexual and contraceptive practices in order to estimate the number of pregnancies averted through the use of contraceptives by U.S. teenagers. Four scenarios of contraceptives access--from current levels of access to highly restricted access--and teenagers' sexual and contraceptive practices in response to such restrictions are used to project the potential impact on pregnancies among teenagers. RESULTS: Current levels of contraceptive use averted an estimated 1.65 million pregnancies among 15-19-year-old women in the United States during 1995. If these young women had been denied access to both prescription and over-the-counter contraceptive methods, an estimated one million additional pregnancies (ranging from 750,000 to 1.25 million) would have occurred, assuming some decrease in sexual activity. These pregnancies would have led to 480,000 live births, 390,000 abortions, 120,000 miscarriages, 10,000 ectopic pregnancies and 37 maternal deaths. CONCLUSIONS: Contraceptive use by teenage women prevents pregnancies and negative pregnancy-related health consequences that can disrupt the lives of adolescent women and that have substantial societal costs. Continued and expanded access to contraceptives for adolescents is a critically important public health strategy.  (+info)

(6/5472) Reactions to medical abortion among providers of surgical abortion: an early snapshot.

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(7/5472) Provider attitudes toward dispensing emergency contraception in Michigan's Title X programs.

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(8/5472) Residents' exposure to aboriginal health issues. Survey of family medicine programs in Canada.

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether Canadian family medicine residency programs currently have objectives, staff, and clinical experiences for adequately exposing residents to aboriginal health issues. DESIGN: A one-page questionnaire was developed to survey the details of teaching about and exposure to aboriginal health issues. SETTING: Family medicine programs in Canada. PARTICIPANTS: All Canadian family medicine program directors in the 18 programs (16 at universities and two satellite programs) were surveyed between October 1997 and March 1998. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Whether programs had teaching objectives for exposing residents to aboriginal health issues, whether they had resource people available, what elective and core experiences in aboriginal health were offered, and what types of experiences were available. RESULTS: Response rate was 100%. No programs had formal, written curriculum objectives for residency training in aboriginal health issues, although some were considering them. Some programs, however, had objectives for specific weekend or day sessions. No programs had a strategy for encouraging enrollment of residents of aboriginal origin. Eleven programs had at least one resource person with experience in aboriginal health issues, and 12 had access to community-based aboriginal groups. Core experiences were all weekend seminars or retreats. Elective experiences in aboriginal health were available in 16 programs, and 11 programs were active on reserves. CONCLUSIONS: Many Canadian family medicine programs give residents some exposure to aboriginal health issues, but most need more expertise and direction on these issues. Some programs have unique approaches to teaching aboriginal health care that could be shared. Formalized objectives derived in collaboration with other family medicine programs and aboriginal groups could substantially improve the quality of education in aboriginal health care in Canada.  (+info)


Biennial Health Insurance Survey


  • New York, NY, March 16, 2011-An estimated nine million working-age adults-57 percent of people who had health insurance through a job that was lost-became uninsured in the last two years, according to the Commonwealth Fund 2010 Biennial Health Insurance Survey, released today. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey indicates 43 million adults age 65 and under who reported they or their spouse lost a job in the past two years had difficulty finding affordable healthcare. (blogspot.com)


2017


  • ResearchMoz added Latest Research Report titled " Global Intracellular Pre-coated Plates Market Professional Survey Report 2017 " to it's Large Report database. (blogspot.com)


outcomes


  • The goal is to improve efficiency and integration of health care services by holding teams of providers accountable for the health outcomes and spending of a defined population of patients. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • 5. Is it likely to improve access to care, the quality of care, or health outcomes? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The 'health care system' is a joke, and anybody spouting on about 'socialised medicine' and it's supposed shortfalls, needs to look at why the US pays twice as much as any other Western Country, with poorer societal and health outcomes, than any Western country. (apta.org)
  • Experience of Care and Health Outcomes (ECHO) child behavioral health survey : SoonerCare Choice member satisfaction survey. (ok.gov)
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. (bio-medicine.org)


Commonwealth Fund


  • Commonwealth Fund-supported researchers examined the provision of mental health and substance-use disorder (MH/SUD) treatments-typically undertreated in primary care-by ACOs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • New York, NY, July 16, 2009-As lawmakers debate how to pay for an overhaul of the nation's health care system, a new report from The Commonwealth Fund projects that including both private and public insurance choices in a new insurance exchange would save the United States as much as $265 billion in administrative costs from 2010 to 2020. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Health reform can help pay for itself, but both private and public insurance choices are critically important," said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis, who coauthored the new report. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System has put forward a comprehensive set of policy options to achieve near-universal health insurance coverage while reforming the U.S. health care system to achieve nearly $3 trillion in savings by 2020. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • New York City, September 17, 2003 new analysis by The Commonwealth Fund of health care reform proposals of major presidential candidates reveals a range of strategies to extend health insurance coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The crisis of 41 million uninsured Americans, with limited access to health care, and many millions more facing difficulty finding stable, affordable coverage, has pushed health care reform to the top of the campaign debate agenda," said Karen Davis, president of The Commonwealth Fund. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The report by Sara Collins and Karen Davis of The Commonwealth Fund, and Jeanne Lambrew of George Washington University, provides details of proposals by six democratic candidates and President Bush to address the problem of the uninsured, which along with rapidly rising health care costs and continued economic insecurity, has led to a re-emergence of health care reform on the national political agenda for the first time since 1992. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • More than 7 of 10 adults think the US health care system needs to be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey released today that reveals strong support for more patient-centered care systems and innovative use of teams and information systems. (apta.org)
  • A Call for Change: The Commonwealth Fund 2011 Survey of Public Views of The US Health System" also reports that at least 85% of adults support policies that would make care better coordinated and would provide more transparent information about health care costs and quality. (apta.org)
  • This survey tells a story of millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the recession, lost their health benefits too, and had essentially no place to turn for affordable health care coverage-putting their health and financial security at risk," said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Karen Davis, president of the Commonwealth Fund, says only 25 percent who lost employer health insurance were able to find another source of health insurance coverage. (blogspot.com)


Coverage


  • The new report, How Health Care Reform Can Lower the Costs of Insurance Administration, says that it is possible to achieve near-universal coverage, improve health care quality and efficiency, and lower the trajectory of health care costs through a comprehensive private-public approach to health reform. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Most plans build on the current U.S. system of group health insurance-either employment-based or public programs-to achieve incremental or universal coverage. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • 3. Does the plan improve coverage for people who currently have inadequate health coverage, e.g., high costs or limited benefits? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The report, Health Insurance Coverage Returns to the National Agenda: The Health Insurance Expansion Proposals of the 2004 Presidential Candidates, provides estimates of costs and numbers of uninsured who would be covered. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Only 25 percent of people who lost employer health insurance were able to find another source of health insurance coverage, and only 14 percent continued their job-based coverage through COBRA. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • But the Republicans and Insurance Companies Fought Tooth and Nail to have the Law written this way, to Keep the insurance Companies Racking in their profits from our Health coverage! (cnn.com)
  • And the specific bills being debated would likely make things worse for millions of Americans by degrading the quality of care, weakening protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and forcing many Americans to give up the coverage they currently have. (uspirg.org)
  • The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the most sweeping social legislation in a generation, is intended to extend coverage to more than 30 million uninsured Americans and help rein in costs. (reuters.com)
  • The Affordable Care Act provides a variety of benefits to seniors without imposing additional health insurance coverage obligations. (cfra.org)
  • Medicaid protects long-term care for millions of seniors, assists people with disabilities live independently, and provides health coverage that ensures children can see a doctor when they get sick. (cfra.org)
  • The exchange will serve as a one-stop-shop where individuals and businesses can shop for affordable, high-quality health care coverage or enroll in public benefits. (cfra.org)
  • The health insurance exchange is a central feature of the Affordable Care Act, and will serve as a one-stop-shop where individuals and businesses can find affordable coverage in a competitive marketplace. (cfra.org)


Behavioral Health Survey


  • While a timeline has not been established, HealthStream's Inpatient Behavioral Health Survey will accelerate your journey toward patient experience excellence and prepare your facility for a potentially mandated CAHPS survey. (healthstream.com)


nation's health


  • Chronic diseases and conditions such as heart disease, cancer, strokes and diabetes are responsible for 7 of 10 American deaths each year and 75% of the nation's health spending. (cfra.org)


Wolters Kluwer


  • Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. (lww.com)
  • LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health , a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. (bio-medicine.org)
  • As the U.S. population ages and the demand for nursing care increases, nurses need easy access to drug information from a variety of sources," said Judy McCann, Chief Nursing Officer, Professional and Education, Wolters Kluwer Health. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer , a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of euro 3.4 billion ($4.7 billion). (bio-medicine.org)


Findings


  • This report details the findings from the latest IFES survey in Ukraine. (ifes.org)
  • This is the 18th public opinion poll conducted in Ukraine by IFES, and some of the findings from earlier surveys will be. (ifes.org)
  • The findings are revealed in What Women Want: A National Survey of. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The findings are revealed in What Women Want: A National Survey of Priorities and Concern, a national telephone survey of 1,000 women ages 18-70 during the week preceding the 2008 presidential election. (bio-medicine.org)


Reform


  • The Wall Street Journal blog comments on a survey by Kaiser in regards to the current status of the Health Care Reform bill. (ritterim.com)
  • Congressional leaders are attempting to keep 10-year federal budget costs of health care reform legislation under $1 trillion. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • According to the report, Help on the Horizon: How the Recession Has Left Millions of Workers Without Health Insurance, and How Health Reform Will Bring Relief , the unemployed have great difficulty finding affordable health care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Despite significant increases in public funding and ongoing efforts to reform services all across the country, the state of health and health care is a top concern for Canadians. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • The larger healthcare reform community is going to be out in force with a simple message: don't take away our healthcare," said Ethan Rome, who heads a coalition of progressive groups and labor unions called Health Care for America Now that has been waging a grass-roots campaign for reform since 2008. (reuters.com)
  • The White House plans to join the fray with what it calls a public education campaign on healthcare reform, an issue the Obama camp has long seen as resonating with women voters who could prove key in the November election. (reuters.com)
  • He has to make a calculation about whether the law is better served by him not talking about it, than by his talking about it," said Dr. David Blumenthal, a reform advocate who helped lead the administration's healthcare team until 2011. (reuters.com)
  • Below you can find a round up of reports on rural health care reform and implementation of the new health reform law published by the Center for Rural Affairs and allied organizations. (cfra.org)
  • Health Reform: What's in It? (cfra.org)


Medicaid


  • The accountable care organization (ACO) model is being deployed in Medicare, through the Medicare Shared Savings and Pioneer ACO programs, as well as by state Medicaid programs and private payers. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • B. Guthrie, G. Auerback, and A. Bindman, "Health Plan Competition for Medicaid Enrollees Based on Performance Does Not Improve Quality of Care," Health Affairs , Aug. 2010 29(8):1507-16. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • A Health Affairs study examined a pay-for-performance program in California that assigned new Medicaid enrollees to managed care plans that performed better on selected clinical quality measures. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • To improve the quality of care provided to Medicaid beneficiaries, some states have implemented financial or quasi-financial incentives linked to various measures of performance. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • California devised a plan to automatically assign new Medicaid enrollees to health care plans that scored relatively higher on five measures of clinical quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • All the health plan leaders interviewed for the study said that rewarding high-quality performance by automatically assigning new Medicaid enrollees was an incentive to improve quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • For two measures not targeted by the program-postpartum care and cervical cancer screening-scores improved by small amounts in participating and comparison plans, at rates similar to national Medicaid means. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • However, the researchers found little evidence to suggest that the strategy actually led to improved quality of care for Medicaid enrollees. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Between February and May 2007, the researchers interviewed 29 chief executive officers, medical directors, and quality improvement directors of Medicaid managed care plans in California that participated in a pay-for-performance incentive program implemented in December 2005. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • That includes federal, state, and local governments' administrative costs for public health programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • This report looks at the differences between rural and urban states in their decision on expanding the Medicaid program as provided for in the Affordable Care Act. (cfra.org)
  • They earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to qualify for health insurance marketplace premium tax credits. (cfra.org)
  • Examines the fiscal and economic impacts of the state's potential participation in the expansion of Medicaid as provided for in the Affordable Care Act. (cfra.org)
  • Medicaid is critical for rural people, and it's vital for the rural health care infrastructure and for rural communities. (cfra.org)


systemic


  • The research framework includes health care systemic challenges, as well as challenges related to institutional and professional competencies, and to governance. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • By focusing on insurers' payment strategies and quantitative goals and results, closer scrutiny of health insurers can complement other efforts to drive systemic reforms to improve safety, increase care coordination, boost prevention, and bring down costs for consumers and small businesses. (uspirg.org)


providers accountable


  • By expanding research into evidence-based medicine and holding providers accountable to higher standards of care, we know we can make progress. (uspirg.org)


extend health insurance


  • Savings from these new efficiencies can be used to extend health insurance to people who can't afford it and to improve benefits. (commonwealthfund.org)


Despite


  • Despite all the problems, the President said things are starting to improve, adding that more than 500,000 Americans enrolled in the Affordable Care Act through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of December. (cnn.com)
  • So all told, millions of Americans, despite problems with the website, are now poised to be covered by quality affordable health care," he said at a news conference. (cnn.com)
  • Despite a health care system world-renowned for developing advanced treatments, and an army of skilled and well-meaning doctors, nurses, researchers, hospital and pharmacy staff, our crazy-quilt health care system still fails to deliver an acceptable value proposition for consumers. (uspirg.org)
  • 2 Despite such problems, considerable effort has been made by market survey organisations and social scientists to improve questionnaire quality and in this review it is largely their work on better administration and improved structure which will be considered. (bmj.com)


million adults


  • The survey paints a bleak picture for the 43 million adults under age 65 who reported that they or their spouse lost a job in the past two years, finding that job losses are often compounded by the loss of health insurance, leaving families vulnerable to catastrophic financial losses and bankruptcy in the event of a serious illness or accident. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Seventy-five million adults did not get needed health care in 2010, skipping doctor visits, prescriptions, specialist care, and recommended tests or treatments because of costs. (commonwealthfund.org)


Practice


  • This report-the first in a series of three that explores the role, value, and potential of physiotherapy services-aims to provide an understanding of the role of physiotherapy in the health care system and provides a review of various areas of practice. (conferenceboard.ca)


Americans


  • Once the new law is fully implemented, we can be confident that no future recession will have the power to strip so many Americans of their health security. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The silver lining is that the Affordable Care Act has already begun to bring relief to families and once the new law is fully implemented, we can be confident that no future recession will have the power to strip so many Americans of their health security," Davis says in a statement. (blogspot.com)
  • Using self-reported race/ethnicity, participants were identified using a complex, stratified, multistage probability cluster design that oversampled non-Hispanic blacks, Mexican Americans, individuals aged ≥60 years, and low-income individuals so that nationally representative estimates of health could be generated in these population groups. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • And a CNN/ORC International survey released Monday also indicates that most Americans predict that the Affordable Care Act will actually result in higher prices for their own medical care. (cnn.com)
  • The roll out of the law was extremely flawed, from the rocky startup of HealthCare.gov in October to the controversy over millions of Americans being told they would lose their current insurance plans because they didn't meet standards mandated by the new health care law. (cnn.com)
  • WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - The fate of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul will be debated at the Supreme Court this month, reviving controversy over his signature domestic policy achievement in a year when Americans vote on whether to give him a second term. (reuters.com)
  • This report documents how many Americans have used or benefited from provisions of the Affordable Care Act. (cfra.org)


oversight


  • An outline of principles for effective governance and oversight of Nebraska's new health insurance marketplace - the Nebraska Health Insurance Exchange. (cfra.org)


California


  • All the health plans that participated in the California program and were interviewed for this study reported that the performance-based auto-assignment was an incentive to improve quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Red Bluff Health Care Center in Red Bluff , California 96080 has an Overall Rating of Poor and a Staffing Rating of Average . (calqualitycare.org)
  • Some California nursing homes provide better care than others. (calqualitycare.org)
  • Free and easy-to-use, CalQualityCare.org offers unbiased information and ratings on the quality of California nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities (SNF), along with tips and checklists about how to choose a facility, questions to ask, how to pay for care, and what to do if something goes wrong. (calqualitycare.org)


treatments


  • The survey is designed to support efforts to measure , evaluate and improve the experiences of members with various aspects of mental health and substance abuse treatments as well as counseling services . (ok.gov)
  • America's health care system is world-renowned for developing advanced treatments. (uspirg.org)
  • Quality care is not always more expensive care, the newest technology, or many tests and treatments. (calqualitycare.org)


improve


  • In preparation, hospitals are able to get a jump-start on improvement initiatives in their Emergency Department in an effort to improve survey measures and eventually reimbursement. (healthstream.com)
  • 6. Does it include provisions to reduce and improve efficiency in the administration of insurance or delivery of care? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Fortunately, many of the best ways to improve the quality of our health care would also help contain costs. (uspirg.org)
  • And these excessive costs can largely be attributed to widespread waste that doesn't actually improve quality of care - waste that is estimated to represent a third or more of every dollar we spend on health care. (uspirg.org)
  • The Ministry of Health should therefore investigate how they might improve services for older persons at all levels of primary care facilities. (bl.uk)
  • Publicly available information about health care quality - and consumers eager to consider quality in their medical decisions - will improve the health care system. (calqualitycare.org)


insurance


  • Over anxious responses, hoping the whole thing will go away, and not really caring about the results because they are wealthy enough/healthy enough to not be worried - and probably are amoung the group that doesn't own a health insurance policy. (ritterim.com)
  • High out-of-pocket spending is increasingly common: the survey found that 49 million working-age adults spent 10 percent or more of their income on out-of-pockets costs and health insurance premiums in 2010, up from 31 million in 2001. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • In addition, health insurance is not providing the protection from health care costs that it used to-nearly one-third (31%) of adults insured all year spent 10 percent or more of their incomes on health care costs in 2010. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Life-Style: A U.S. health insurance survey indicates. (blogspot.com)
  • Kurt DelBene, the retired president of Microsoft's Office Division, will take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' insurance shopping site, HealthCare.gov. (computerworld.com)
  • The bitter and contentious partisan debate in Washington is focused almost entirely on how to contain or assign the extraordinary cost of health insurance. (uspirg.org)
  • Health insurance rate hikes receive little scrutiny even though states that review rates have cut a great deal of waste from premiums-for example, in Oregon, where OSPIRG's advocacy for consumers has helped cut over $179 million from premiums since 2011. (uspirg.org)
  • The Affordable Care Act has a system of tax credit assistance and automatic measures to subsidize the cost of health insurance and make it more affordable for individuals and families. (cfra.org)
  • With increased access to health insurance, young adults will be able to choose the places they live and the work they pursue, without limitations of how or where to find health insurance. (cfra.org)
  • Nine Nebraska organizations co-sponsored this report outlining principles for an effective, high-quality health insurance exchange that ensures quality, affordable health care will be available to all Nebraskans. (cfra.org)


costs


  • In addition, costs incurred by physicians in their transactions with health plans are estimated to be as high as $31 billion a year. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • About 12.4 percent-or $96 billion-of the $775 billion in privately insured health care spending went for administrative costs in 2007. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • By contrast about 6.1 percent-or $60 billion-of the $974 billion in public program health care spending went for administrative costs in 2007. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • However, between 2005 and 2006, Medicare's annual administrative costs jumped from $12 billion to $20 billion, largely because of increased payments to cover the administrative costs of private health and drug plans participating in the program. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Health care costs are increasingly preventing people from getting the health care they need, the survey finds. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • This is a 60 percent increase from 2001, when 47 million people reported skipping needed care because of costs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Uninsured adults were the most likely to forego care due to costs, with 66 percent reporting they did so. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • However, many insured adults were also less insulated from high health care costs-31 percent of adults who were insured all year went without the health care they needed because of costs, up from 21 percent in 2001. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • In contrast, in 2001, 19 percent of people insured all year spent 10 percent or more of income on health care costs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • IMPROVING QUALITY WHILE CONTAINING COSTS -Health care costs too much in this country, and doesn't deliver enough based on what we pay for it. (uspirg.org)
  • Health care costs too much in this country, not because too many people have access to it, but because the system is simply too expensive. (uspirg.org)
  • From $1,000 toothbrushes to giant price hikes for decades-old medicines like insulin, unjustifiably high costs are everywhere in the U.S. health care system. (uspirg.org)


clinical


  • As partner to thousands of healthcare organizations, HealthStream is uniquely positioned to help your organization make the connection between compliance, the patient experience, clinical care, and performance management across the continuum of care. (healthstream.com)


patient


  • Our Inpatient Express Survey is a census-based product that allows hospitals to let the voices of their entire patient population guide their workforce development to enhance confidence. (healthstream.com)
  • This uses the questions that mostly highly correlate to a patient's satisfaction and loyalty surveying every patient encounter using the same email and SMS technology patients use to communicate to their providers, friends and family. (healthstream.com)
  • Accelerate your journey toward patient experience excellence with HealthStream's NICU Survey designed to generate meaningful and actionable data. (healthstream.com)
  • While an official start date has not been released, CMS has been working on an Emergency Department Patient Experiences of Care Survey (EDPEC) for several years. (healthstream.com)
  • Methods Physicians participated in 60- or 30-minute interviews, following a discussion outline, to determine how dcSSc patient care is structured in the USA and EU. (bmj.com)
  • Patient care was coordinated mostly by rheumatologists (except in France, where internal medicine specialists can be responsible), or to a lesser degree by dermatologists (in Germany, France, Italy) ( Figure ). (bmj.com)
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes significant benefits for young adults in rural communities. (cfra.org)


system


  • Can New Payment and Delivery System Models Achieve High-Value Care for Mental Health and Substance-Use Disorders? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • H. A. Huskamp and C. L. Barry, "Can New Payment and Delivery System Models Achieve High-Value Care for Mental Health and Substance-Use Disorders? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The cost of administering the U.S. health care system totaled nearly $156 billion in 2007, and that figure is expected to double-reaching $315 billion-by 2018. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • 2. How much will the plan cost the federal government and the health system as a whole, and how might it be financed? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • We should have a single payer system… EVERYBODY, and that includes the Politicians pay the SAME percentage of their pay into it, and EVERYBODY gets the SAME HEALTHCARE! (cnn.com)
  • All Canadians have a relationship with the health system in one way or another. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • The Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care (CASHC) was created to respond to the reality that Canada's current public health care system is fiscally unsustainable. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • Given the increase in Canadian seniors who will need continuing care supports over the next 30 years, growth in demand for nursing will far outstrip general labour force growth and therefore require changes to the health system and nursing practices. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • This report examines the economic impact of switching three categories of drugs from prescription to over the counter, and the impact on stakeholders including private insurers, individuals, employers, and the health care system. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • U.S. PIRG is calling on policymakers to go back to the drawing board and start working on solutions that will fix the fundamental problems in the American health care system. (uspirg.org)
  • But the biggest failure with these proposals is that they fail to address the underlying problem with the American health care system: We are spending far too much, and getting far too little in return, for our health care dollar. (uspirg.org)
  • America's prescription drug development and patent system is failing consumers, too often leading to egregious price hikes or the development and marketing of the next "blockbuster" drug that may be of marginal health benefit, rather than research into needed breakthrough therapies for life-threatening conditions. (uspirg.org)


adults


  • The new survey found that a large majority of US adults (71%) have concerns about gaining access to needed health care, including the inability to get timely appointments or advice from their physician on the phone or to obtain after-hours care without going to the emergency department. (apta.org)
  • According to the survey, an estimated 52 million American adults were uninsured at some point during 2010, up from 38 million in 2001. (commonwealthfund.org)


nurses


  • Respondents voiced strong support for medical homes and a team approach to care, with 93% saying it was important or very important to have one place or physician responsible for primary care and coordinating care, and 86% of people supporting physicians and nurses working in teams or groups with an expanded role for nurses. (apta.org)
  • As Smartphone Usage Expands, Survey Says Nurses and Nursing Students Want Mobile Access to Credible. (bio-medicine.org)
  • A recent survey of nearly 4,000 nurses and nursing students found that more and more nurses are turning to mobile technology to help them provide efficient and effective care. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Conducted by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of the top-selling Nursing 2013 Drug Handbook , the survey found that 85 percent of nurses and students want a smartphone app version of the drug guide. (bio-medicine.org)


estimates


  • This report estimates the health and economic impact of three community pharmacy services that have the potential to be expanded. (conferenceboard.ca)


indicates


  • The survey also indicates that 42% say they will be personally worse off under Obamacare, with 16% saying the law will help them, and four in 10 saying it will have no effect on them. (cnn.com)


publicly


  • The HCAHPS Survey is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of inpatient hospital care. (healthstream.com)


women's


  • The SWMENA survey, in addition to gathering information about women's and men's economic, social and political status, investigated the extent to which women in Morocco had access to formal health. (ifes.org)
  • Before conducting the SWMENA survey, NGOs in Morocco that work on several aspects of women's issues completed a short survey to identify their data needs. (ifes.org)


concern


  • Expressing concern over the mosquito menace, the survey underlined that dengue, another mosquito-borne infection has, now spread to urban and semi-urban areas in the country. (bio-medicine.org)


Experiences


  • This survey is designed to measure the experiences of pediatric inpatients and their families, and is administered to the parents of children younger than 18 years of age, whose admission includes at least one overnight stay. (healthstream.com)
  • Hear about patients' experiences where better care would have made a difference. (calqualitycare.org)


Methods


  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -The 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey measured fasting plasma glucose and obtained information about diabetes and urinary incontinence among 1,461 nonpregnant adult women. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • We present a working review of survey methods based on market research technology. (bmj.com)
  • What social survey methods are available to the clinician? (bmj.com)
  • Data were analysed using methods for complex multistage surveys. (bl.uk)


implementation


  • HealthStream has been approved by CMS to administer the HCAHPS Survey since national implementation in 2008. (healthstream.com)


Economic


  • RABAT-A national survey on attitudes towards the political, economic, social and legal status of women in Morocco released today by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and. (ifes.org)
  • Incidence of Malaria Has Come Down, Says Economic Survey ( New Delhi: The incidence of malaria on. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In its survey of the social sectors the Economic Survey said ma. (bio-medicine.org)
  • New Delhi: The incidence of malaria, one of the most common vector-borne diseases, has come down in India from 1.82 million cases in 2005 to 1.2 million cases in 2006, the Economic Survey has said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In its survey of the social sectors, the Economic Survey said malaria deaths came down from 963 to 961 people in the country in this period. (bio-medicine.org)
  • YWCA Survey Shows Greater Economic Concerns Among Black Women Than W... ( WASHINGTON Jan. 13 /- Black women. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will lead the charge while Obama appears focused instead on economic issues, jobs and gasoline prices. (reuters.com)


available


  • The survey is available for voluntary use and is not currently required. (healthstream.com)
  • Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) kits for quick detection of malaria cases are being made available to trained health workers and volunteers in remote,inaccessible areas. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This thesis evaluated the health care available and delivered to older persons (≥50years) at primary care facilities in Uganda in order to identify gaps and weaknesses and to suggest potential solutions for improving the quality of their care. (bl.uk)
  • Ratings will help users assess the quality of care available and serve as a guide when comparing and choosing care providers. (calqualitycare.org)


Services


  • Members receiving services during the measurement period from October 1 , 2010 , through September 30 , 2011 were included in the survey . (ok.gov)
  • ResearchMoz's service portfolio also includes value-added services such as market research customization, competitive landscaping, and in-depth surveys, delivered by a team of experienced Research Coordinators. (blogspot.com)
  • Availability of services: The study found important gaps and weaknesses in the availability of services, equipment and amenities that were considered to be particularly important for the care of older persons and that were enquired about in the study. (bl.uk)
  • There were important gaps and weaknesses in services important for the care of older persons, and in the knowledge, attitudes and practices of the health workers. (bl.uk)


report


  • This report shines light on the contemporary health technology assessment (HTA) landscape in Canada and documents the challenge of HTA functions. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • This report summarizes the activities and contributions of the Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care (CASHC) in its first mandate, and sets a framework within which CASHC will function in coming years. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • This report synthesizes the key themes of the recommendations developed through the Palliative Care Matters initiative, provides insights on the strategies that could be adopted, and identifies next steps. (conferenceboard.ca)


behalf


  • It was conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates on behalf of the YWCA USA, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. (bio-medicine.org)


Research


  • This dual focus sets this initiative apart from other health care research, as does its scope. (conferenceboard.ca)
  • Questionnaire surveys are a cheap and quick research tool used by many medical researchers to investigate various aspects of health and disease. (bmj.com)


help


  • Most Democratic candidates would repeal some or all of President Bush's tax cuts to help finance their health plans. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • See ratings on health care quality in nursing homes, why quality matters to you, and how you can help get the care you deserve. (calqualitycare.org)


data


  • The study included interviews with health plan leaders and a comparison of scores on Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures in 2004 and 2007, before and after the program was implemented. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • We conducted a cross-sectional analysis using data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). (diabetesjournals.org)


Brief


  • These brief surveys emphasize only the most critical drivers of improvement. (healthstream.com)


attitudes


  • Knowledge, attitudes and practices of health workers: In total, 145 health workers (92% of target) were interviewed. (bl.uk)


hospitals


  • The survey is intended to produce standardized information about patients' perspectives of care that allows objective and meaningful comparisons of hospitals on topics that are important to consumers. (healthstream.com)


increases


  • As the U.S. population ages and the demand for nursing care increases. (bio-medicine.org)


public


  • In August 2010, IFES contracted Polling Center of Jakarta to conduct a nationwide public opinion survey with a sample size of 2,500. (ifes.org)


quality health care


  • Affordable, quality health care. (commonwealthfund.org)


representative


  • Study participants were selected through a multistage stratified random sampling method designed to give a representative sample of Ugandan government primary care clinics and outpatients. (bl.uk)


facility


  • CalQualityCare.org gives Performance Ratings to nursing homes in four areas: Overall, Staffing, Quality of Facility, and Quality of Care. (calqualitycare.org)
  • The Overall Performance Rating for nursing homes is based on combining the ratings for Quality of Facility, Staffing, and Quality of Care giving priority to the Facility Quality rating. (calqualitycare.org)


What is a good hot topics that can lead a pro/con discussion has to do with health care it for my nursing?


  • What is a good hot topics that can lead a pro/con discussion has to do with health care it for my nursing class. I have to come up with survey questions that offer pro/con to ask people on campus. If you can come up with some good question, thank you.
  • Pros and cons of abortion. Pros and cons of circumcision. One of my favorite. Pros and cons of Cannabis (also known as marijuana or weed). Many patients are prescribed medical marijuana by physicians to deal with mental health issues such as anxiety, panic disorders etc. Out of the 50 states in the U.S., only 15 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposed only. Other states believe that legalizing marijuana could lead to more problems such as drug trafficking, gang related crimes, illegal import and export for business purposes etc.


What is a good hot topics that can lead a pro/con discussion has to do with health care it for my nursing?


  • What is a good hot topics that can lead a pro/con discussion has to do with health care it for my nursing class. I have to come up with survey questions that offer pro/con to ask people on campus. If you can come up with some good question, thank you.
  • "How come people are against birth control being paid by insurance, but nobody cares if Viagra is paid by insurance?" Can't get hotter than that!


How will health care be affected by legalizing marijuana?


  • Hey everyone. I need help on answering this question: How will health care access, cost, and quality be affected by the passage or defeat of a bill legalizing marijuana. The bill is AB 390, but i just need some answers on the affect of health care by legalizing marijuana or not. I've done some research but I need a little more. Thanks.
  • VIDEO: Legalizing Marijuana: Times They Are A-Changin' - George's ... 25 Oct 2009 ... taxing marijuana could be a way to pay for health care. ... How will we legalize that? This is a bad thing for the government to throw up ...


How does the current health care system in America work?


  • I know there is a huge debate about universal health care and such on health care reform in America. But what is it that makes sparked this reform? How does the current system work and what it wrong with it? I'm trying to find the answers online, but I can't find anything that can answer my question. Thank you for all responses!
  • The real answer will be too long to post here, but a few highlights. Health care used to be under the control of doctors. In WWII the US government unconstitutionally froze wages and prices so in order to obtain and retain the best employees, employers had to add benefits as they couldn't adjust wages. One of the benes added was health insurance which was not really needed (not anywhere as important as it is today). After WWII the link remained--in peoples' minds and in fact. Come 1966 and the feds decided to take their unconstitutional Social Security program a step farther and create Medicare--now the feds were in health care big time. Medicare has grown over time and was always supposed to ensure that no doc or hospital ever got a profit from treating Medicare patients--unfortunately docs have been taken to the cleaners on the deal which is why it's getting harder and harder to find one who takes Medicare. Also premiums are on the rise, particularly in the last decade: In the US, Medicare is going bankrupt. In 1998, Medicare premiums were $43.80 and in 2008 will be $96.40--up 120%. "Medigap" insurance is common because of the 20% co-pay required for service. Medicare HMOs are common because they reduce that burden without an extra charge in many cases. HOWEVER, many procedures which used to have no or a low co-pay NOW cost the full 20% for the HMO Medicare patient. ALSO the prescription coverage they tended to offer has been REDUCED in many cases to conform to the insane "donut hole" coverage of the feds. Doctors are leaving Medicare because of the low and slow pay AND because the crazy government wants to "balance" their Ponzi scheme on the backs of doctors. "That dark cloud lurking over the shoulder of every Massachusetts physician is Medicare. If Congress does not act, doctors' payments from Medicare will be cut by about 5 percent annually, beginning next year through 2012, creating a financial hailstorm that would wreak havoc with already strained practices. Cumulatively, the proposed cuts represent a 31 percent reduction in Medicare reimbursement. If the cuts are adjusted for practice-cost inflation, the American Medical Association says Medicare payment rates to physicians in 2013 would be less than half of what they were in 1991." http://www.massmed.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=vs_mar05_top&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=11037 In the very early 1970s, others looked at the growth of health care as we made more scientific advances (DNA was only discovered in 1953, for example) and decided that being able to have control over life and death should be pretty profitable, so the concept of "managed care" based on the LIE that doctors were making "too much money" was born and embraced by those who couldn't get into or through medical school. The door was open for the hijacking of medical care and the skyrocketing of prices. As you see with Medicare payments, doctors would NOT be the beneficiaries. Since that time the boldness of insurance companies to ignore their contracts as well as antitrust laws has grown wildly and the government sits and twiddles its thumbs wasting time and tax dollars on "investigating" Microsoft and baseball instead of enforcing laws. Hospitals have decided that they'll charge the uninsured about 3 times what they charge the insured and have become aggressive in going after CITIZENS who don't pay their bills in full. As always, the government has ensured problems will exist with their mandates that everyone be treated at an ER if he has a life-threatening condition, regardless of ability to pay. Sounds good on paper. Hospitals deliberately misinterpret the mandate to mean "treat all illegals no matter how little they need medical care and bill the heck out of the taxpayer." Combine this with the stupid governmental mandate of "compassionate entry" (the Border Patrol is instructed to let in everyone who is ill so they can be treated here, knowing full well in many cases the taxpayer is going to eat the bill), and you have hard-working Americans paying more and seeing portions of their hospitals shut down because of governmental meddling and their inability to do their job: secure the borders. A few things that should be of interest to any thinking man on the subject of health care in the US--in other words, the pols won't discuss this and the media give it short shrift: When 75% of the people who declare bankruptcy over medical bills ARE INSURED, then insurance is CLEARLY not the answer. "Aldrich’s situation is "asinine" but increasingly common, said Dr. Deborah Thorne of Ohio University. Thorne, co-author of a widely quoted 2005 study that found medical bills contributed to nearly half of the 1.5 million personal bankruptcies filed in the U.S. each year, said that ratio has likely worsened since the data was gathered. ... Like Aldrich, Thorne said, three-quarters of the individuals in the study who declared bankruptcy because of health problems were insured. " http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20201807/ Linda Peeno, MD testified that SHE had often denied treatment JUST to save the insurance company money http://www.thenationalcoalition.org/DrPeenotestimony.html Furthermore: "the vast majority of health insurance policies are through for-profit stock companies. They are in the process of “shedding lives” as some term it when “undesirable” customers are lost through various means, including raising premiums and co-pays and decreasing benefits (Britt, “Health insurers getting bigger cut of medical dollars,” 15 October 2004, investors.com). That same Investors Business Daily article from 2004 noted the example of Anthem, another insurance company. They said the top five executives (not just the CEO) received an average of an 817 percent increase in compensation between 2000 and 2003. The CEO, for example, had his compensation go from $2.5 million to $25 million during that time period. About $21 million of that was in stock payouts, the article noted. A 2006 article, “U.S. Health Insurance: More Market Domination, More CEO Compensation” (hcrenewal.blogspot.com) notes that in 56 percent of 294 metropolitan areas one insurer “controls more than half the business in health maintenance organization and preferred provider networks underwriting." In addition to having the most enrollees, they also are the biggest purchasers of health care and set the price and coverage terms. “’The results is double-digit premium increases from 2001 and 2004—peaking with a 13.9 percent jump in 2003—soaring well above inflation and wages increases.’" Where is all that money going? The article quotes a Wall Street Journal article looking at the compensation of the CEO of UnitedHealth Group. His salary and bonus is $8 million annually. He has benefits such as the use of a private jet. He has stock-option fortunes worth $1.6 billion." --Save America, Save the World by Cassandra Nathan pp. 127-128 "Insurance Companies Robbing Patients Robbing patients to pay CEOs leads to unprecedented medical insurance corporation greed. Thursday, January 3, 2008 8:52 AM By: Michael Arnold Glueck & Robert J. Cihak, The Medicine Men" http://www.newsmax.com/medicine_men/medical_insurance/2008/01/03/61543.html Thus many have decided UHC like much of the rest of the world has must surely be the answer little regarding the FACT it does not work. Canadian doc, now in US, who studies world health care: http://www.city-journal.org/html/17_3_canadian_healthcare.html US can't pull it off. Hillarycare can't work--one of her problems is her refusal to deal with the massive illegalities of the handful of insurers who rip us off. However, Romney of Taxachusetts put her basic plan into place. Result: "Massachusetts announced that spending on its health care plan would increase by $400 million in 2008, a cost expected to be borne largely by taxpayers." http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20080129/ZNYT02/801290745 Last modified: January 29. 2008 5:03AM In that article it notes how CA could not pull of UHC. About one month later we saw the inevitable headline: "L.A. County may close most of its clinics Facing a deficit, health officials want to pay private centers to take up the slack. Critics say the plan's logic is faulty" http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-clinics14feb14,1,5252458,fu ll.story?ctrack=1&cset=true BTW, sensible plan that would work: http://www.booklocker.com/books/3068.html Read the PDF, not the blurb, for the bulk of the plan. Book is searchable on Amazon.com Cassandra Nathan's Save America, Save the World


What do you think is the cause of runaway health care cost?


  • Health Care professionals say it is the high cost of malpractice insurance? Is it that the insurance companies are too greedy or the patients are too litigeous? So, who is zooming who here? Would state purchase of cheap foreign doctors help? or GI bill(state sponsorship) for med students who praqctice at state hospitals.
  • Healthcare cost is rising because we the people don't have a say so. Insurance companies have taken over health care. Physicians don't have the power in what they can do or not do. It is completely controlled by the insurance companies. Here is a scenario, plastic surgery or laser eye surgery. They do not cost near as much as a basic surgery in the hospital. Why because they are not controlled by innsurance plans. Most insurance don't cover these types of surgery. so the doctors are left to provide QUALITY service and competitive prices to keep clients coming back. Therefore, they are providing quality and are affordable. The customers are able to choose and select who they want to go to because they are paying for it.


What parts of the health care system in Canada is already privatized?


  • Are hospitals, doctors offices and emergency rooms part of the health care system that are already privatized? If so, what other parts of the health care system is already privatized? Thanks for all your help!
  • About 75 percent of health care services in Canada are delivered privately but funded publicly. The government does not run most of the hospitals and clinics; it only pays them for the services they provide, and sets the fees they can charge. Some things are not covered by the government system, including prescription drugs and dental care. To cover those needs, most Canadians have supplemental private insurance, which is usually paid for by their employer.


What is the difference between Health Insurance and Health care Program?


  • Is it OK to have just the health care program and not have the Health Insurance Plan? I can get Health care program for half the monthly premium as compared to the Health Insurance Plan. Please advise? Is it advisable?
  • Health insurance is the one that pays for your medical expenses should you incur one. While health care program is designed for the continuity better living despite health disability.. Long Term Health Care Program is best be planned ahead. If you find it suitable for you, then it's fine. Otherwise, seek for a medical/legal health expert for a better advise.


How can we reduce Health Care costs without Federal Insurance?


  • National Health care is a financial disaster waiting to happen, in my opinion. Since we need a solution that the majority can agree upon, not just one mandated by one political party, what can we do to reduce health care costs other than a National Health care system. The Federal Government is notoriously inefficient. There must be a better way than letting them take over 10% of our economy!
  • I agree with a lot of what Nemisis said, but I think I can simplify it even further. Insurance is gambling. How do we keep Casino's from getting more and more corrupt, like the insurance industry is? Caps on profits. If an insurance company had to pay out 90 cents of every dollar that it takes in, it would have to lower premiums. Pass transparent billing, enforce contract law and anti-trust laws. That is very important too, but if insurance companies were obligated to return a percentage of what they take in, not a percentage of net, but a percentage of each and every dollar they touch, health care costs would come down to a realistic level. One law, enforce the others. Done!