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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)
  • hospitals
  • An inpatient (or in-patient), on the other hand, is "admitted" to the hospital and stays overnight or for an indeterminate time, usually several days or weeks, though in some extreme cases, such as with coma or persistent vegetative state patients, stay in hospitals for years, sometimes until death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with Coronary disease are offered faster care from alternative providers 2003 - All NHS patients likely to wait more than 6 months for inpatient treatment, offered choice of quicker treatment at alternative provider January 2006 - patients referred to hospital could choose between at least 4 hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 2006 - launch of extended choice - patients have access to a national menu of hospitals including Foundation Trusts, Independent Sector Treatment Centres (ISTCs) and Independent Sector (IS) providers on what is known as the Extended Choice Network. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 2008 - Under what is known as Free Choice policy, most patients have been able to choose services from any hospital provider that is clinically appropriate and meets NHS standards and costs, including NHS Foundation Trusts, NHS Acute Trusts and many independent sector providers and their hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to enable patients to compare and choose hospitals the national NHS website established a hospital comparison tool. (wikipedia.org)
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust uses the Cotton Rooms Boutique Hotel, which is funded by the UCLH charity to house some patients, as even in central London they are less than half the cost of a hospital bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient portals are healthcare-related online applications that allow patients to interact and communicate with their healthcare providers, such as physicians and hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some patient portal applications enable patients to register and complete forms online, which can streamline visits to clinics and hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, patient satisfaction scores from these surveys have become an important metric by which hospitals are evaluated and compared to one another. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospitals promote patient participation by empowering patients to serve as advisers and decision makers, including on quality improvement teams, patient safety committees, and family-centered care councils. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, hospitals whose surgery patients reported being highly satisfied also performed higher quality surgical procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • In the UK over the course of 2016 two new relevant terms have expanded in usage: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and Engagement (PPIE) in the sense of the older term coproduction (public services). (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • noun
  • Typically, the situation is denoted by a sentence, the action by a verb in the sentence, and the patient by a noun phrase. (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)
  • 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)
  • See how Mayo Clinic research and clinical trials advance the science of medicine and improve patient care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • 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)
  • Spire Healthcare complained to Monitor (NHS) in 2013 that the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Blackpool, and in Fylde and Wyre were not doing enough to encourage patient choice, but their complaint was dismissed in September 2014. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Also, patients who are well-informed of the necessary procedures in a clinical encounter, and the time it is expected to take, are generally more satisfied even if there is a longer waiting time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly
  • Similarly, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies can create funding mechanisms requiring and supporting patient participation in societal decisions and priority setting. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • Palliative care is an interdisciplinary process initiated to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients and their loved ones. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Higher patient satisfaction have been associated with less emergency department use but with greater inpatient use, higher overall health care and prescription drug expenditures, and increased mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • outpatient
  • An outpatient (or out-patient) is a patient who is hospitalized for less than 24 hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outpatient surgery is suited best for healthy patients undergoing minor or intermediate procedures (limited urologic, ophthalmologic, or ear, nose, and throat procedures and procedures involving the extremities). (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • 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)
  • Intercept is dedicated to helping ensure that people with PBC can access Ocaliva and has launched Interconnect™, a comprehensive and personalized patient support services program. (globenewswire.com)
  • A patient is any recipient of health care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • A day patient or (day-patient) is a patient who is using the full range of services of a hospital or clinic but is not expected to stay the night. (wikipedia.org)
  • The General medical services contract makes it clear that practices have to help anyone who wants it to sign up for patient-facing services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient navigators are required to meet standards and core proficiencies established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • What all of these services share is the ability of patients to interact with their medical information via the Internet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the context, patient participation in health policy can refer to informed decision making, health advocacy, program development, policy implementation, and evaluation of services. (wikipedia.org)
  • By providing feedback in the form of survey responses, patients give community health officials and hospital leaders helpful feedback on the perceived quality and accessibility of health care services. (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)
  • 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)
  • Portal applications for individual practices typically exist in tandem with patient portals, allowing access to patient information and records, as well as schedules, payments, and messages from patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient access is typically validated with a user name and password. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient participation in care coordination has also lead to the utilization of electronic medical records that patients can access and edit. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • In Japanese, for instance, the patient is typically affixed with the particle o (hiragana を) when used with active transitive verbs, and the particle ga (hiragana が) when used with inactive intransitive verbs or adjectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • appointments
  • Patients have been able to book online appointments since at least 2009. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Your support accelerates powerful innovations in patient care, research and education. (mayoclinic.org)
  • 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)
  • By engaging with patients and patient advocacy groups, policymakers can support patients to shape public policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • 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)
  • In nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the term resident is generally used in lieu of patient, but it is common for staff members at such a facility to use the term patient in reference to residents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Older medical references mention the term 'orphan patient' using a different definition, specifically patients with an orphan disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient capital is another name for long term capital. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, the term "patient participation" has been used in many different contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is sometimes called consumer or patient engagement or consumer or patient involvement, although in HTA the latter term has been defined to include research into patients' needs, preferences and experiences as well as participation per se. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • In addition, virtually all patient portals allow patients to interact in some way with health care providers. (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)
  • 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)
  • arose
  • 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)
  • Patient participation is a trend that arose in answer to perceived physician paternalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • For example, New England Journal of Medicine mentioned patients with orphan diseases as orphan patients in 1988: N Engl J Med. (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)
  • For example, in the sentence "Jack ate the cheese", "the cheese" is the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, in the sentence "The dog bites the man", the man is both the patient and the direct object. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, counseling a cancer patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • For patients on maintenance methadone, the single daily dose of medication does not treat pain. (ucsf.edu)
  • another
  • 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)
  • Dr. Paula Stillman trained another set of standardized patients in 1970 at the University of Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another critical factor influencing patient satisfaction is the job satisfaction experienced by the care-provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety
  • Indeed, patient safety has emerged as a distinct healthcare discipline supported by an immature yet developing scientific framework. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a significant transdisciplinary body of theoretical and research literature that informs the science of patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1984 the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) had established the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF). (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Likewise in Australia, the Australian Patient Safety Foundation was founded in 1989 for anesthesia error monitoring. (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)
  • 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)
  • Research
  • 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)
  • Simulated patients have been successfully utilized for education, evaluation of health care professionals, basic, applied and translational medical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Involving patient participation in health policy research can also ensure that public health needs are accurately incorporated into policy proposals. (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)
  • physicians
  • 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)
  • groups
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (ucsf.edu)
  • When solicited for participation by policymakers and industry leaders, patients can have an impact on health policy, and both groups benefit from collaboration on goal setting and outcome measurement. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • years
  • Her father is a man who believes only in the scientific and the "actual" and he can find no explanation for the fact that one of his most unresponsive patients suddenly begins communicating and giving him the exact scientific answers he has been seeking for the past two years. (wikipedia.org)