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  • Behavioral Health
  • In the 21st century, Cigna is health insurer dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and security by providing medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, as well as group life, accident and disability insurance, to more than 46 million people throughout the United States and around the world. (insure.com)
  • behaviors
  • They also often have riskier health behaviors like heavy alcohol and tobacco consumption. (gallup.com)
  • Physicians play an important role in encouraging healthy behaviors, but does this advice help or harm patient satisfaction? (aafp.org)
  • These results support the theory that self-ratings can be greatly valued factors that, when threatened, become the motivators needed to influence changes in health behaviors. (wku.edu)
  • We found that girls with high body satisfaction had a lower likelihood of unhealthy weight-control behaviors like fasting, skipping meals or vomiting," said Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. (psychcentral.com)
  • 2017
  • As of 2017, Quantum Health serves more than 1 million members and has more than 100 mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. (biospace.com)
  • care reform
  • Health care reform implementation, currently under way, provides a unique opportunity for developing evaluation systems and interventions toward monitoring and reducing rural Latino health care disparities. (oregonstate.edu)
  • The exchanges, being created in each state under the health care reform law, will seek to offer more competitive rates to individuals and small businesses by pooling these buyers in one group. (georgiahealthnews.com)
  • life satisfaction
  • The results ofthe study did show, however, that the most significant factors ininfluencing the subjects' life satisfaction were religiosity and functional adequacy . (springer.com)
  • Associations with life satisfaction among very elderly people in a deprived part of inner London, Social Sciences and Medicine 31(9): 1003-1011. (springer.com)
  • We observe a U-shaped relationship between age and levels of life satisfaction for individuals aged between 16 and approximately 65. (repec.org)
  • Ageing, Health and Life Satisfaction of the Oldest Old: An Analysis for Germany ," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement , Springer, vol. 97(3), pages 397-417, July. (repec.org)
  • Aging and Life Satisfaction ," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement , Springer, vol. 54(1), pages 57-79, April. (repec.org)
  • Do Changes in Welfare and Health Policy Affect Life Satisfaction of Older Citizens in Europe? (hindawi.com)
  • This study explores the possible effects of these measures on life satisfaction of older citizens. (hindawi.com)
  • Life satisfaction was assessed through international surveys in 2007 and 2013 and changes in societal conditions, using eight indicators on demography, welfare, and health, are assessed in 31 European countries in 2006 and in 2014. (hindawi.com)
  • The former found that U-shape relationship between age and life satisfaction disappeared after the crisis. (hindawi.com)
  • Negative changes in social protection and care arrangements, taken after the economic crisis, are related to low life satisfaction in old citizens. (hindawi.com)
  • Policy measures, taken due to the 2008 economic crisis, have changed societal conditions and affected life satisfaction of older citizens negatively. (hindawi.com)
  • This study explores which societal measures, related to the economic crisis and ageing, may have affected the life satisfaction of older citizens. (hindawi.com)
  • Understanding the effect of such measures on life satisfaction of older citizens could inform policymakers about future measures to get a better life for old citizens [ 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Research on quality of life and life satisfaction focuses mainly on individual determinants such as age, income, marital status, health status, physical limitations, social contacts, and social participation of citizens, whose determinants mostly show a statistically significant relationship with life satisfaction [ 8 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Besides individual characteristics, the context in which people live should be taken into account, because life satisfaction is strongly context related and also depends on social comparison [ 13 , 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Therefore, some researchers argue to use vignettes to assess life satisfaction to correct for the so-called differential item functioning, a bias in self-reports caused by differences in personal and sociocultural context [ 15 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • suggests
  • Recent research, however, suggests that chiropractic use benefits older Medicare beneficiaries (>70 years) by protecting them against decline in function and self-rated health (SRH). (chiro.org)
  • A new study by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) suggests that the goal of electronic-based health records is far off. (medindia.net)
  • The weak correlation of PA and dietary intake with self-views of health suggests that those who see themselves as healthy in comparison to others their age (a part of their self-concept) might be more active and eat healthier. (wku.edu)
  • Boutelle added that the positive relationship shown in this study between body a girl's happiness with her body and her behavioral and psychological well-being suggests that improving body satisfaction could be a key component of interventions for overweight youth. (psychcentral.com)
  • among
  • Ongoing consolidation among the big players is not likely to bode well for an industry that is already underwhelming its policyholders, as characterized by low and declining customer satisfaction. (businessinsurance.com)
  • Logistic regression using generalized estimating equations is used to model the effect of chiropractic relative to medical care on decline in 5 functional measures and 2 measures of self-rated health among 12,170 person-year observations. (chiro.org)
  • Given the escalating costs of treatment and the ramifications of disability on future dependency, [ 28, 29 ] it is important to understand the prevalence and the relative effect on health and care, costs of chiropractic use among age-eligible Medicare beneficiaries with spine-related problems. (chiro.org)
  • We compared the impacts on total costs, health, and satisfaction among 615 adults enrolled 2 years in an employer's health home benefit plan to their baseline year in a standard preferred provider organization plan. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Additionally, among all three model variables, family satisfaction plays the most important role in predicting present and future aspects of happiness. (repec.org)
  • These findings could lead to proactive strategies to manage mental health among overweight adolescents. (psychcentral.com)
  • Investigators surveyed a group of 103 overweight adolescents between 2004 and 2006, assessing body satisfaction, weight-control behavior, importance placed on thinness, self-esteem and symptoms of anxiety and depression , among other factors. (psychcentral.com)
  • Kaiser Permanente again ranked No. 1 in customer satisfaction among health plans in the three-state region that includes Georgia, according to a newly released. (georgiahealthnews.com)
  • Interest in exchanges is highest among health plan members in small companies (53 percent), followed by those in medium (48 percent) and large (43 percent) companies. (georgiahealthnews.com)
  • Satisfaction is highest among health plan members in the Michigan, Texas and East South Central regions (Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee), and is lowest among those in the Mountain (Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah) and Colorado regions. (georgiahealthnews.com)
  • Healthcare
  • He has masters degrees in health-fitness management and healthcare administration and a doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin focused on health care informatics, health administration, health education and health policy. (psychcentral.com)
  • In addition to the provider Net Promoter Score, Quantum Health currently has a member Net Promoter Score of 74, which is approximately 55 points higher than the healthcare insurance industry average, and a client Net Promoter Score of 78. (biospace.com)
  • Quantum Health is an award-winning consumer healthcare navigation company that delivers an unparalleled consumer experience based on empathy and trust, enabling employers to achieve industry-leading satisfaction rates and independently validated claim savings. (biospace.com)
  • Researchers
  • Dr. López-Cevallos was supported in part by the Summer Institute on Mentoring Researchers in Latino Health Disparities at San Diego State University (R25HL105430). (oregonstate.edu)
  • policymakers
  • The authors note that ongoing research in this area carries important implications for policymakers and nongovernmental organizations seeking to promote public health in poorer regions. (gallup.com)
  • Since 1991, The Center has assisted rural citizens, health professionals, educators and policymakers with design and implementation strategies to assure the availability of quality health care. (ruralcenter.org)
  • Questionnaire
  • Self-ratings of attractiveness and health were developed from the Self-Conceptions Questionnaire, asking participants to rate their own physical attractiveness and physical health relative to others her age and gender. (wku.edu)
  • For more information on the patient satisfaction questionnaire contact the Office of Patient Relations at patientrelations@gov.nu.ca or at 867-975-5488. (nu.ca)
  • marital status
  • Though relationships were typically weaker in this case, they did find a connection between volunteering and health in many countries, after accounting for age, gender, marital status, and religiosity. (gallup.com)
  • Rural Health
  • The Journal of Rural Health, 30(4), 344-351. (oregonstate.edu)
  • The Center understands that rural health care facilities face unique workforce challenges. (ruralcenter.org)
  • RHI provides technical assistance ( TA ) to over 60 networks in the Development and Allied Health rural health network grant programs. (ruralcenter.org)
  • The Center's Resource Library features webinars, presentations, articles and toolkits developed by trusted industry leaders to guide and support rural health stakeholders. (ruralcenter.org)
  • Find information about upcoming webinars, workshops and more hosted by The Center or Rural Health Innovations. (ruralcenter.org)
  • Find recordings and resources from recent technical assistance webinars for Rural Health Network Development grantees. (ruralcenter.org)
  • Learn more about Rural Health Innovations, The Center's small business subsidiary. (ruralcenter.org)
  • spine
  • 6 ] Although informative, these estimates are not reflective of the population that commonly seeks care from doctors of chiropractic namely, persons seeking treatment of spine-related health conditions. (chiro.org)
  • Results
  • The analysis results indicate that all three types of satisfaction (i.e., family, health, and job satisfaction) have positive effects on happiness (measured in present and future happiness) in Thailand. (repec.org)
  • The relationship between happiness, health, and socio-economic factors: results based on Swedish microdata ," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics) , Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 553-557. (repec.org)
  • The Relationship between Happiness, Health and Socio-economic Factors: Results Based on Swedish Micro Data ," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 207, Stockholm School of Economics. (repec.org)
  • indicate
  • A relationship would indicate a role of both attractiveness and health self-views in self-concept and self-esteem, thus preferred self-views to examine in the future experimental research of Trigger Theory. (wku.edu)
  • A higher percentage of members in high-deductible health plans indicate they are interested in buying insurance through exchanges, compared with those in low-deductible plans (59 percent vs. 45 percent, respectively). (georgiahealthnews.com)
  • Founder
  • We're thrilled to have earned such positive feedback from the providers we work with," says Quantum Health founder and CEO Kara Trott. (biospace.com)
  • Emergency
  • It's good to know that, in a medical emergency, you can find the help you need and the care you deserve at the Metro Health Emergency Department . (metrohealth.net)
  • nearly
  • The study's finding that that the pattern of positive association between social support and health is nearly universal sets the stage for more detailed analysis of how it plays out in specific countries and regions. (gallup.com)
  • population
  • These associations suggest policies to promote community involvement could go a long way in improving population health. (gallup.com)
  • TASC provides performance improvement resources to CAHs and state Flex Programs on quality, finance, operations, systems of care and population health. (ruralcenter.org)
  • significantly
  • The unadjusted models show that chiropractic is significantly protective against 1 year decline in activities of daily living, lifting, stooping, walking, self-rated health, and worsening health after 1 year. (chiro.org)
  • A person's self esteem can significantly affect his or her sexual satisfaction, and low self esteem based on a poor image of one's body can detrimentally impact the enjoyment of sex. (sheknows.com)
  • likelihood
  • Using separate statistical models for each country, the authors calculated odds ratios describing residents' greater likelihood to be satisfied with their health if they have social support than if they do not. (gallup.com)
  • citizens
  • In countries with a rudimentary structure of health and welfare provisions old citizens could not cope with the imposed policy measures. (hindawi.com)
  • insurance
  • Health insurance has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments in the non-life insurance industry with 30% growth in 2010-11 with annual premium collections being over Rs 6,000 crores. (medindia.net)
  • self-rated
  • There's a clear correlation between social support and self-rated health in many developing countries,' Kumar said. (gallup.com)