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  • 2017
  • The Care Quality Commission proposes to assess how GPs and GP out-of-hours services are making use of technology to 'ensure timely access' for patients under a new assessment framework from October 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • restoring patien
  • Advances in treatment have dramatically changed the lives of many patients, their loved ones, and their caregivers by restoring patients to health and delaying death, even restoring to some the expectation of having an average lifespan. (ucsf.edu)
  • prescribe
  • Not only did the defendants in this case allegedly bully sales reps into pushing this highly addictive drug, they paid doctors to prescribe it to patients. (justice.gov)
  • Greek healers in the 4th century BC drafted the Hippocratic Oath and pledged to "prescribe regimens for the good of my patients according to my ability and my judgment and never do harm to anyone. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • Symptoms such as constipation and fecal incontinence are among the most disruptive physical problems for systemic sclerosis patients, and we really don't know the cause of them at this point. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Researchers found an enrichment of bacteria species Erwinia and Trabulsiella in systemic sclerosis patients with the most severe symptoms, suggesting that "not only are there differences in the microbiota composition between systemic sclerosis patients and healthy controls, but these differences may contribute to clinical symptoms," Dr. Volkmann explained . (sclerodermanews.com)
  • The identified patient - also called the "symptom-bearer" or "presenting problem" - may display unexplainable emotional or physical symptoms, and is often the first person to seek help, perhaps at the request of the family. (wikipedia.org)
  • In health care, a simulated patient (SP), also known as a standardized patient, sample patient, or patient instructor, is an individual trained to act as a real patient in order to simulate a set of symptoms or problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • describes
  • Thomas Friedman of the New York Times describes patient capital as having "all the discipline of venture capital - demanding a return, and therefore rigor in how it is deployed - but expecting a return that is more in the 5 to 10 percent range, rather than the 35 percent that venture capitalists look for. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Palliative care is an interdisciplinary process initiated to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients and their loved ones. (ucsf.edu)
  • Palliative care teams can supplement the psychosocial and spiritual support that the primary care team provides to patients and their loved ones and also support the HIV team when a patient dies. (ucsf.edu)
  • At UC San Francisco, we are driven by the idea that when the best research, the best teaching and the best patient care converge, we can deliver breakthroughs that help heal the world. (ucsf.edu)
  • We put our patients' priorities at the center of our care, and strive for breakthrough discoveries so that we can improve people's lives. (ucsf.edu)
  • Almost one in five older patients with a chronic disease reported experiencing health care discrimination of one type or another in a large national survey that asked about their daily experiences of discrimination between 2008 and 2014. (ucsf.edu)
  • Researchers said all the groups in the study - black, white and Hispanic - reported high rates of discrimination for one reason or another, and they urged continued monitoring of patients' experiences, since reported discrimination is associated with worse health, lower satisfaction with health care and lower utilization of health services. (ucsf.edu)
  • Through Interconnect, dedicated Care Coordinators will guide patients through disease education, treatment support and, for eligible patients, financial assistance options, which may include reimbursement support, co-pay assistance or access to Ocaliva at no cost. (globenewswire.com)
  • See how Mayo Clinic research and clinical trials advance the science of medicine and improve patient care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Educators at Mayo Clinic train tomorrow's leaders to deliver compassionate, high-value, safe patient care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Your support accelerates powerful innovations in patient care, research and education. (mayoclinic.org)
  • A patient is any recipient of health care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term was originally used by psychiatric hospital services using of this patient type to care for people needing support to make the transition from in-patient to out-patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of concerns such as dignity, human rights and political correctness, the term "patient" is not always used to refer to a person receiving health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • These may be used by governmental agencies, insurance companies, patient groups, or health care facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In health care, an orphan patient is a patient who has been "lost" within the system or has no primary provider overseeing their care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The view from insiders and health care providers is that orphan patients tend to receive inferior care compared to those who have a "gatekeeper" coordinating the medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their report suggests that it can improve care for patients and reduce strain on the stretched health service - particularly for people with long-term conditions such as diabetes or Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but they are concerned that digital technology could increase demand for services, disengage staff and potentially disrupt the way that patients access care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The digital patient: transforming primary care? (wikipedia.org)
  • The Office of the Patient Ombudsman was created by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario through the Excellent Care For All Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient navigators educate and assist United States citizens in enrolling into health benefit plans stipulated in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). (wikipedia.org)
  • The patient navigator's primary role, as defined in section 1311, is to educate the public on information about health care plans, to facilitate enrollment into health plans, and provide information for tax credits and cost-sharing reductions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient safety is a discipline that emphasizes safety in health care through the prevention, reduction, reporting, and analysis of medical error that often leads to adverse effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IOM called for a broad national effort to include establishment of a Center for Patient Safety, expanded reporting of adverse events, development of safety programs in health care organizations, and attention by regulators, health care purchasers, and professional societies. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, Intuit Health and Microsoft HealthVault describe themselves as personal health records (PHRs), but they can interface with EMRs and communicate through the Continuity of Care Record standard, displaying patient data on the Internet so it can be viewed through a patient portal. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, virtually all patient portals allow patients to interact in some way with health care providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Possibly because of the strictness of HIPAA regulations, or the lack of financial incentives for the health care providers, the adoption of patient portals has lagged behind other market segments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simulated patients have been successfully utilized for education, evaluation of health care professionals, basic, applied and translational medical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially in cases where input from the SP are based on extensive, first-hand experience and observations as a clinical patient undergoing care. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • We are very pleased that the FDA has approved Ocaliva for PBC and would like to thank all the patients and investigators around the world who participated in our clinical trials to make this possible. (globenewswire.com)
  • Elizabeth Volkmann, a rheumatologist and clinical instructor at UCLA commented , "Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction affects 90% of systemic sclerosis patients and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in these patients. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Identified patient, or "IP", is a term used in a clinical setting to describe the person in a dysfunctional family who has been unconsciously selected to act out the family's inner conflicts as a diversion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The regulations provide that a patient can choose to be seen by any NHS trust, public body, commercial organisation or third sector body, provided it holds a "commissioning contract" either with NHS England or a Clinical Commissioning Group when they are referred by their GP, community dentist or optometrist for treatment that is not identified as being immediately required. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is intended that patients can choose the hospital they are seen in by comparing clinical quality, waiting times, location and other patients' opinions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simulated patients (SP) are extensively used in medical and nursing education to allow students to practice and improve their clinical and conversational skills for an actual patient encounter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Effectiveness: a SP with extensive clinical out-patient experience, would have first-hand knowledge and experience with the clinical out-patient environment, which should have an advantage over a professional actor who has to learn how to "play the part" of a clinical patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety: SP encounters allow students to learn about situations they may not be able to manage alone in a real clinical setting, or where the use of a real patient may be inappropriate. (wikipedia.org)
  • inpatient
  • Ever since the National Institute of Medicine's groundbreaking 1999 report, "To Err is Human", found up to 98,000 hospital patients die from preventable medical errors in the U.S. each year, government and private sector efforts have focused on inpatient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • While patient safety efforts have focused on inpatient hospital settings for more than a decade, medical errors are even more likely to happen in a doctor's office or outpatient clinic or center. (wikipedia.org)
  • appointments
  • Patients have been able to book online appointments since at least 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr Brian Fisher claims that online record access is safer, especially for those with long term conditions, because patients can share their information with other providers, improves trust, improves compliance with medical advice, and saves time by reducing the demand for appointments and telephone calls. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many portal applications also enable patients to request prescription refills online, order eyeglasses and contact lenses, access medical records, pay bills, review lab results, and schedule medical appointments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, providers must implement notifications for follow up appointments and identify clinically relevant health information for more than 10 percent of their patients with two or more appointments in the preceding two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • inadequate
  • Ocaliva fills an important unmet need for the many patients with PBC who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of UDCA, which until now has been the only approved treatment," said John Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.S.L.D., Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). (globenewswire.com)
  • providers
  • The resulting patient safety knowledge continually informs improvement efforts such as: applying lessons learned from business and industry, adopting innovative technologies, educating providers and consumers, enhancing error reporting systems, and developing new economic incentives. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • For patients on maintenance methadone, the single daily dose of medication does not treat pain. (ucsf.edu)
  • encounters
  • Instead of a real doctor, he encounters a crazy cat patient who, as soon as he hears Porky's plea for a doctor, rushes over and introduces himself as "Young Dr. Chilled-Air" (a reference to Dr. Kildare). (wikipedia.org)
  • Access
  • EMIS Health reported in 2103 that more than 385,000 patients were using their online access software, an increase of 40% over the previous year. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Specifically, the Complainant alleges that Charlwell refused to accept a patient for treatment at its facility because that patient was being treated with Suboxone, a medication used to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). (ada.gov)
  • Intercept was founded on the belief that targeting FXR would benefit patients with liver diseases for which there are limited or no treatment options, and Ocaliva's approval marks the culmination of more than a decade of work," said Mark Pruzanski, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Intercept. (globenewswire.com)
  • physicians
  • Although anesthesiologists comprise only about 5% of physicians in the United States, anesthesiology became the leading medical specialty addressing issues of patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient portals are also regarded as a key tool to help physicians meet "meaningful use" requirements in order to receive federal incentive checks, especially for providing health information to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite
  • NHS England is reported to be considering the possibilities of using them to ease demand on hospital beds, including provision for the 30,000 patients each year who are kept in hospital despite being well enough to be discharged. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • Regardless of the degree of resource availability within a given setting, the roles of pain and symptom management, psychosocial and spiritual support for patient and loved ones, and retention of hope for a peaceful and dignified death remain as vital as they were in the early days of the epidemic. (ucsf.edu)
  • Various stakeholders have criticised the charter for reasons widely ranging from not offering sufficient support to trans-gender patients to increasing attacks on hospital staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • According to a study recently presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) , Rome, patients with systemic sclerosis harbor a unique microbiome in their gut when compared to healthy individuals, which may contribute to patients' immune dysfunction. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • In this study, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) studied the microbial communities (microbiome) present in the gut of 17 patients with systemic sclerosis and compared the microbial identity with those of 17 healthy individuals. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Notably, they found that systemic sclerosis patients surprisingly were also enriched in two bacteria species usually found in healthy individuals, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium , which are usually reduced in inflammatory diseases patients. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • available
  • Ocaliva is expected to be available to PBC patients in the U.S. within 7-10 days and will be distributed through a specialty pharmacy network. (globenewswire.com)
  • Patient Porky is available, uncut and restored, on Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5, Disc 3. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the spectrum of capital available to both non-profits and for-profits, patient capital sits between traditional venture capital and traditional philanthropy, between development aid and foreign direct investment. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • The education and information provided by patient navigators must be culturally and linguistically appropriate and provided in a fair and impartial manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • enable
  • Compression/expansion of time: SPs can provide a longitudinal experience and enable students to follow through patients over time, even in a compressed time frame of examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The frequency and magnitude of avoidable adverse events experienced by patients was not well known until the 1990s, when multiple countries reported staggering numbers of patients harmed and killed by medical errors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • There is a significant transdisciplinary body of theoretical and research literature that informs the science of patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • Conjoint family therapy stressed accordingly the importance in group therapy of bringing not only the identified patient but the extended family in which their problems arose into the therapy - with the ultimate goal of relieving the IP of the broader family feelings he or she has been carrying. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety
  • By 1984 the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) had established the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise in Australia, the Australian Patient Safety Foundation was founded in 1989 for anesthesia error monitoring. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ten years after a groundbreaking Australian study revealed 18,000 annual deaths from medical errors, Professor Bill Runciman, one of the study's authors and president of the Australian Patient Safety Foundation since its inception in 1989, reported himself a victim of a medical dosing error. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • The patient is a person with OUD, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, which include the operation of major bodily functions. (ada.gov)
  • Other approved programs include the: Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigator Institute, Patient Navigator Training Collaborative, and Sonoma State University Patient Navigator Certificate Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • With patient capital, the investor is willing to make a financial investment in a business with no expectation of turning a quick profit. (wikipedia.org)
  • type
  • The team discovered that systemic sclerosis patients' microbiomes are enriched by inflammatory bacteria while protective bacteria were reduced, with systemic sclerosis patients exhibiting a microbiota flora similar to patients with Crohn's disease (a type of inflammatory bowel disease, characterized by chronic inflammation at the digestive tract). (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Although
  • Although patient capital can be considered a traditional investment instrument, it has gained new life with the rise in environmentally and socially responsible enterprises. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although their roles might overlap, patient navigators are not community health workers or health advocates. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Pruritus (itching), a common symptom of PBC that is unrelated to disease stage or outcomes, was the most common side effect observed in Ocaliva-treated patients. (globenewswire.com)
  • Patient hotels are common in Finland, Sweden and Norway. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco, Stanford University and UC Berkeley found that discrimination reported by black patients declined significantly over the six-year study period, reducing the difference between blacks and whites from 8.2 percent to 2.5 percent. (ucsf.edu)
  • one patient (1%) in the titration group discontinued from the study due to pruritus. (globenewswire.com)
  • In a recent study, 88 percent of patients who came to Mayo Clinic for a second opinion received a new or refined diagnosis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • problem
  • The Wordspy entry for this phrase is as follows : There are multiple factors that are contributing to the orphan patient problem in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shelley WB, Shelley ED. Publication Types: Letter PMID 3344016 Solutions to the orphan patient problem are complex, as expected due to its multifactorial origins. (wikipedia.org)
  • management
  • Pharma Company-1's Fentanyl Spray was approved by the FDA in or about January 2012, solely for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving and who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent pain. (justice.gov)
  • among
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (ucsf.edu)
  • makes
  • The Coxa centre in University College Hospital Tampere, Finland for joint replacement makes extensive use of patient hotels and has a very high rate of day case surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The central feature that makes any system a patient portal is the ability to expose individual patient health information in a secure manner through the Internet. (wikipedia.org)