• World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • email: [email protected]). The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. (who.int)
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  • In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable for damages arising from its use. (who.int)
  • In its International Classification of Functioning, the World Health Organization made the environment an integral part of the domain of health. (nap.edu)
  • Successful implementation of a Home Telecare Management System (HTMS) requires acceptance by the users, especially when technical innovation is applied to manage chronic healthcare in elderly patients, who are unaccustomed to using modern technology. (igi-global.com)
  • and, finally, the steady erosion of the public health care system because of chronic underfinancing and the seriousness and intensity of problems brought to its doorstep, including AIDS, drug addiction, and violence. (nap.edu)
  • Our health care system faces major threats as the number of people with multiple chronic conditions rises dramatically. (jmir.org)
  • First, due to rapid advances in medical knowledge, many health professionals lack sufficient expertise to address the complex health care needs of chronic patients. (jmir.org)
  • Third, chronic patients lack adequate tools to self-manage their disease. (jmir.org)
  • OHCs are a powerful tool to address some of the challenges chronic care faces today. (jmir.org)
  • Further, culturally informed health information technology should be used more for chronic diseases and disease management, as it is an innovative way to provide holistic care and reminders to otherwise underserved populations. (jmir.org)
  • Technology Acceptance and Care Self-Management: Consideration in Context of Chronic Care Management. (igi-global.com)
  • If left unmanaged, chronic care leads to serious health complications, resulting in poor patient quality of life and a costly time bomb for care providers. (igi-global.com)
  • If effectively managed, patients with chronic care tend to live a richer and more healthy life, resulting in a less costly total care solution. (igi-global.com)
  • EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today announced that results from two pivotal KRYSTEXXAÃ ® (pegloticase) Phase III clinical studies in patients with refractory chronic gout (RCG) have been published in The Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ). (redorbit.com)
  • When effective lowering of uric acid levels cannot be achieved with oral medications, many gout patients progress to a severe form of the condition known as refractory chronic gout, which is characterized by frequent arthritic flares, chronic pain, physical disability and poor quality of life," said Michael A. Becker, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Medicine at The University of Chicago. (redorbit.com)
  • The availability of KRYSTEXXA has brought hope to refractory chronic gout patients who have not responded to conventional therapies and is the first and only FDA approved treatment for RCG," said John H. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Savient Pharmaceuticals. (redorbit.com)
  • Early hypertension, diabetes, and other common chronic issues can be easily cared for by a good primary care system. (forbes.com)
  • Rahimpour, 2006), a kind of new innovative technology, is designed to record clinical indicators of a patient's health status and provides feedback to patients including medication reminders and measurement scheduling (Celler et al. (igi-global.com)
  • 2003). Generally, HTMS incorporates an extensive suite of clinical instruments including a wireless weight scale, single lead electrocardiogram, hemadynamometer, spirometer, thermometer, (pulse) oximeter, uricometer, and Internet enabled tools to facilitate patient management long-distance by the healthcare team (Rahimpour, 2006). (igi-global.com)
  • These technologies hold the potential for improving outcomes through individualized patient-centered education, remote communication and data exchange, in-home clinical guidance and monitoring, prescription/treatment efficacy and adherence assessment, real-time modifications of treatments, and early alerts for problems needing intervention ( 3 - 7 ). (asnjournals.org)
  • This fifth edition, which includes important contributions by Jean deBlois, C.S.J., considers everyday ethical questions and dilemmas in clinical care and deals more deeply with issues of women's health, mental health, sexual orientation, artificial reproduction, and the new social issues in health care. (google.com)
  • Patients receive a daily health lesson at a time they choose, and nurses working remotely track their clinical signs and intervene immediately if blood sugar rises or the patient skips therapy. (ajmc.com)
  • Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures and markets robotic technologies designed to improve clinical outcomes and help patients return more quickly to active and productive lives. (globenewswire.com)
  • Khai Nguyen, MD, clinical services chief of senior medicine at UC San Diego Health. (ucsd.edu)
  • The initiative provides health care systems with the tools needed and creates new standards of care to ensure conditions, such as delirium and depression, are identified while falls and adverse effects of medications are prevented in older patients," said Khai Nguyen, MD , clinical services chief of senior medicine at UC San Diego Health. (ucsd.edu)
  • We apply advanced technology and deep clinical insights to deliver ventilation solutions that help provide enhanced patient care as patient needs change across care environments. (philips.com)
  • Our solutions are targeted to deliver an optimal clinical and patient experience that can help care providers and health systems as they navigate complex and changing patient conditions and care settings when treating respiratory insufficiency. (philips.com)
  • Built upon Trilogy's known clinical performance, Trilogy Evo is the only portable life support ventilator platform designed to stay with patients and provide consistent therapy and monitoring as they change care environments and when their condition changes. (philips.com)
  • Additionally, the OIG expressed concern that the financial incentives offered through the opportunity to invest in a clinical lab would affect a physician's decision-making for all his or her patients, resulting in overutilization of laboratory services generally and increased costs to federal healthcare programs. (jdsupra.com)
  • With more frequent drug testing of patients, physician groups are increasingly interested in establishing their own clinical labs. (jdsupra.com)
  • We collected data concerning CVR factors and sexual health inquiry through interviews and clinical records and we used the International Index of Erectile Function to evaluate ED. Logistic regression models were used to study the association between ED and CVR factors. (elsevier.es)
  • With the industry embracing value-based care, healthcare organizations are focused on improving outcomes and patient satisfaction, while also looking to reduce costs, increase security and compliance and optimize clinical and non-clinical team collaboration. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Patient engagement is a growing field in which patients want to have a role in clinical development and approval-suggesting areas of research, providing input into clinical protocols, indicating which endpoints are most important to patients and providing the patient perspective on benefit-risk balance for treatments. (centerwatch.com)
  • Novartis, for example, has published a declaration for patients that lets individuals know what to expect from participating in the clinical trial process. (centerwatch.com)
  • Understanding implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks and storms: medical and psychosocial considerations for research and clinical care. (medtronic.com)
  • With this upgrade Caring Professionals will meet or exceed compliance standards detailed in the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) as part of HIPAA. (prweb.com)
  • The data demonstrated that treatment with KRYSTEXXA resulted in significant and sustained reductions in uric acid levels along with clinical improvements in a substantial proportion of RCG patients for six months, a timeframe for demonstrating clinical improvement that is unique in randomized controlled studies of urate-lowering therapies. (redorbit.com)
  • The data from these studies demonstrated that significant and rapid clinical benefits can be shown in such severely affected patients during KRYSTEXXA treatment. (redorbit.com)
  • INSM ), a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients with serious and rare diseases, today announced that final results from the Phase 2 WILLOW study of brensocatib (formerly INS1007) in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE) were presented during a virtual American Thoracic Society (ATS) session titled Breaking News: Clinical Trial Results in Pulmonary Medicine . (prnewswire.com)
  • In a healthcare industry where nearly 3 out of every 4 in-office visits to primary care physicians, urgent care clinics or the emergency room could be handled remotely via phone or video, telemedicine offers a chance to revolutionize the field. (business.com)
  • 3 For example, physicians have been known to inappropriately prescribe opioid pain drugs and antibiotics in order to protect patient satisfaction scores. (springer.com)
  • Patients still have to wait an average of 18 days to see their physicians after scheduling an appointment. (springer.com)
  • The OIG opined that such opportunity "may increase the likelihood" that the physicians would refer their federal government healthcare program business to the requesting lab, for reasons of convenience, to demonstrate commitment, to receive more favorable pricing on private pay services or simply because they couldn't distinguish between the requesting lab and labs operated with its affiliated management group's support. (jdsupra.com)
  • The journey through implementation of a telemedicine services program in serving patients and satisfying the requirements of physicians. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Twenty-five hundred years of Western medicine, starting with Hippocrates , have been built on the preferred conception that physicians should protect their patients from information about their diseases or treatment options. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The oath that has been repeated by physicians for thousands of years articulates clearly that the physician knows what is best for his or her patients. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Board and I are fully committed to ensuring a smooth transition as we continue to advance Melinta's mission to provide both patients and physicians with potentially life-saving therapeutic solutions that address the evolving global threat of bacterial infections and antibiotic resistance. (yahoo.com)
  • Most physicians have received no training about the medical needs of transgender patients. (legalzoom.com)
  • I feel having a CAQ in pediatrics is a testament to my commitment to the field , my fellow physicians and patients I work with on a daily basis. (nccpa.net)
  • In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a goal to have 90 % of traditional Medicare payments tied to value by 2018. (springer.com)
  • Coverage from Patient-Centered Diabetes Care, April 7-8, 2016. (ajmc.com)
  • The FDA 's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) strategic priorities for 2016 and 2017 include partnering with patients as one of their three key areas of focus. (centerwatch.com)
  • By the source of geography, North America had dominated the market for more than 40.0% of the shares during 2016 owing to the growing amount of scams and law-breaking happening in the subdivision of healthcare. (medindia.net)
  • Information on culturally informed health and wellness technology and the use of these technologies to reduce health disparities facing historically underserved populations in the United States is sparse in the literature. (jmir.org)
  • To examine ways in which technology is being used by historically underserved populations to decrease health disparities through facilitating or improving health care access and health and wellness outcomes. (jmir.org)
  • Unfortunately, the fee for service system has decimated our primary care workforce through turf wars and payment disparities with specialty care and we now have a severe primary care shortage. (forbes.com)
  • METHODS: National surveillance and cohort data were used to examine late HIV diagnoses and to assess the quality of care received in the 12 months following HIV diagnosis. (isharonline.org)
  • METHODS: Hospital utilisation at small area level was modelled against a wide range of potential health and socioeconomic factors. (isharonline.org)
  • This article offers a reflexive account of an attempt to conduct an interpretive review of the literature on access to healthcare by vulnerable groups in the UK METHODS: This project involved the development and use of the method of Critical Interpretive Synthesis (CIS). (nih.gov)
  • By innovating with existing methods for interpretive synthesis, it was possible to produce not only new methods for conducting what we have termed critical interpretive synthesis, but also a new theoretical conceptualisation of access to healthcare. (nih.gov)
  • While the reviewed studies show how technology can be used to positively affect the health of historically underserved populations, the technology must be tailored toward the intended population, as personally relevant and contextually situated health technology is more likely than broader technology to create behavior changes. (jmir.org)
  • It can sometimes affect a person's behavior regarding his or her health, contributing to a delay in or neglect of measures that might prevent cancer. (cancer.gov)
  • Factors that lead to the lower U.S. systems shipments include lower procedure volumes, changing hospital capital-spending priorities associated with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the impact that anticipation of a new system may have had on customer capital-spending decisions. (globenewswire.com)
  • Although health care has dramatically expanded in recent years with the advent of the Affordable Care Act, which makes health care more accessible to more people, the availability of health care for transgender people is not experiencing the same rapid increase. (legalzoom.com)
  • Culturally Competent Nursing Care of the Muslim Patient. (prezi.com)
  • Issues In Mental Health Nursing, 33(1), 61-63. (prezi.com)
  • In an Age-Friendly Health System, evidence-based protocols, such as physical exercises and daily cognitive stimulation, are used to prevent decline and may reduce the length of a person's hospital stay, plus increase the likelihood that an individual can return home versus transferring to a skilled nursing facility. (ucsd.edu)
  • At this point in time hospital medicine was still fundamentally spiritual institutions, focused on nursing, general and spiritual care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of the study was to examine late diagnoses and to assess the quality of care following diagnosis. (isharonline.org)
  • Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Patient Safety in Healthcare are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. (waset.org)
  • In Germany, PROMs are widely used in research for evaluating patient outcomes and quality of care. (springer.com)
  • The study aimed to assess the feasibility of patient-centred quality evaluation in oncological care in Germany using the German adaptation of the Danish National Cancer Patient Questionnaire. (springer.com)
  • The patient's perceptive is of paramount importance for the assessment of health care quality and essential for providing patient-centred care. (springer.com)
  • To study the use of Online Health Communities (OHCs) as a tool to facilitate high-quality and affordable health care for future generations. (jmir.org)
  • As a rapidly growing demographic, experts say seniors require particularly high quality care and attention in areas such as independence, medication use, fall and dementia risk and co-occurrence of disease conditions. (ucsd.edu)
  • Regardless of its severity, anxiety can substantially interfere with the quality of life of cancer patients and their families, and should be evaluated and treated. (cancer.gov)
  • Improved patient-reported outcomes in physical function, pain and quality of life were also observed in KRYSTEXXA-treated patients. (redorbit.com)
  • One possible explanation for this relationship that has not received much attention in the literature is that health care utilization may differ by religious involvement or religious denomination. (isharonline.org)
  • Presented by The American Journal of Managed Care and Joslin Diabetes Center. (ajmc.com)
  • Schmidt agreed that the opportunity for daily monitoring between physician visits, "when life happens," held great promise in diabetes care. (ajmc.com)
  • Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels, and abdominal fat, which are linked to increased risk of heart disease and adult onset diabetes, among other serious health consequences. (norml.org)
  • Due to this work he is considered the "father of biosensors," especially with respect to the glucose sensing for diabetes patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with diabetes and their endocrinologists eventually persuaded acceptance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Am J Public Health 82 (2): 249-51, 1992. (cancer.gov)
  • Taiwan Journal of Public Health , 26 (4), 261-269. (springermedizin.de)
  • Preventing the heterosexual spread of HIV into this vulnerable population is a formidable public health challenge. (curehunter.com)
  • In Germanic and Nordic languages, the term for 'public health' literally translates to 'people's health', for example Volksgesundheit in German, folkhälsa in Swedish and kansanterveys in Finnish. (routledge.com)
  • Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual's physical and mental health and wellbeing. (routledge.com)
  • Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. is the largest pure-play antibiotics company, dedicated to saving lives threatened by the global public health crisis of bacterial infections through the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics that provide new therapeutic solutions. (yahoo.com)
  • Public Health [Internet]. (medigraphic.com)
  • This study looked at the frequency and determinants of unplanned births among women in Beheira governorate, Egypt, and the effects on antenatal and postnatal care sought by the mother for herself and her child. (who.int)
  • Ray Rabidoux , CEO of Ann Arbor-based Glacier Hills Retirement Community , which has about 620 employees, said his organization is having discussions with St. Joseph Mercy Health System and the University of Michigan Health System about ways to collaborate better. (annarbor.com)
  • The Excellence in Spiritual Care Award from HealthCare Chaplaincy Network is a prestigious recognition of excellence in spiritual care in your organization. (healthcarechaplaincy.org)
  • and could facilitate greater "continuity of care" due to improving access and supporting the process of disease management by practitioners (Balas et al. (igi-global.com)
  • It allows practitioners to remotely evaluate, diagnose and treat patients while at the same time offering patients a method to more conveniently and affordably access healthcare. (business.com)
  • Many analyses of equity of access have rested on measures of utilisation of health services, but these are problematic both methodologically and conceptually. (nih.gov)
  • Caring Professionals, a New York based home health-care services company and best-in-class fingerprint authentication hardware manufacturer and network security solution provider Zvetco Biometrics today announced that Zvetco's Verifi™ line of fingerprint biometric readers will secure the electronic billing and access to Electronic Health Records of patients and customers. (prweb.com)
  • As a forward looking company, they have installed Zvetco biometric readers and Authasas client - server authentication software to biometrically control access to all patient records. (prweb.com)
  • Founded in 1999, Zvetco provides its customers in corporate enterprise, government, financial services, healthcare, gaming, food services and point-of-sale with cost-effective network security tools that prevent identity theft, increase accountability and eliminate the cost and inconvenience of password-based access. (prweb.com)
  • Yemenis face the loss of paid work, limited education opportunities, food and resource shortages and limited access to healthcare services. (msf.org.au)
  • Today I'm happy to release an update to some unique data about a pressing problem-the ability of small health tech vendors to access data from the major EMR vendors and integrate their applications into those EMRs. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Paradoxically, surveys of consumers' views on health care priorities probably do not elicit the personal ideas of respondents but tap into a more general ideological position closer to an earlier collectivist notion of health care. (bmj.com)
  • Speaking to the health systems representatives in attendance, McGovern said that the transition to value-based care models will mean "it's going to be increasingly important for you to know what's happening when (patients) leave your facility, because you're going to be accountable for their outcomes. (ajmc.com)
  • The management company would provide facility space, equipment and laboratory management and other support services to the physician groups, but only with respect to specimens from patients who are not federal healthcare program beneficiaries. (jdsupra.com)
  • Changing the payer system isn't going to fix the real problem of the underlying cost of care and how it is delivered. (forbes.com)
  • Some variation of "single payer" healthcare is going to happen, for one simple reason - the current "healthcare system" is going to blow up. (joepaduda.com)
  • A nationally representative sample of older adults was used to estimate the effects of religious salience and denomination on six different types of preventative health care (i.e. (isharonline.org)
  • At Philips, we help you connect data, technology and, most importantly, people - to solve your challenges in treating respiratory patients in the hospital and in the home. (philips.com)
  • Among the behavioral variables, self-medication and the first health service sought had a statistically significant association with the time for seeking care (p = 0.020, and p = 0.033, respectively). (scielo.br)
  • Patients do not make decisions based on whether a particular medication is profitable for the company that develops and markets it. (centerwatch.com)
  • Patients may prefer a drug that doesn't have the spectacular results of another medication used for the same purpose, but that has lower associated risks or fewer side effects. (centerwatch.com)
  • The medication was eventually re-released when an FDA advisory panel took patient requests into account. (centerwatch.com)
  • 7 Patients and families deserve better healthcare delivery systems than they are currently getting, and a focus on PRM is one mechanism for realizing this aim. (springer.com)
  • However current healthcare systems around the work are primarily designed in order to serve a mainly healthy population, and not the increasing percentage of chronically ill often associated with an increasing obsese, terminally unwell and/or aging population. (igi-global.com)
  • UC San Diego Health is at the forefront of addressing the complex needs of seniors, recently becoming the first health care system in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). (ucsd.edu)
  • UC San Diego Health joins more than 100 health systems across the nation that are part of the initiative. (ucsd.edu)
  • In support of health systems and healthcare professionals, we have developed the COVID-19 hub. (philips.com)
  • The discussions, he said, center on how to reduce "hospital readmissions and some of those things that cost the health care systems extra dollars, to try to make sure that patients that move from one setting to another are being moved efficiently and only when necessary. (annarbor.com)
  • The public is tired of these political sound bites and doesn't have faith in either public or private payment systems to fix their health care woes. (forbes.com)
  • Our new ventilator, provided globally for use under emergency use authorizations, fills the critical hospital ventilation shortage for COVID-19 patients. (philips.com)
  • Hospital response to a global budget program under universal health insurance in Taiwan. (springermedizin.de)
  • The effect of hospital ownership choice on patient outcomes after treatment for acute myocardial infarction. (springermedizin.de)
  • Due to the high security setting, our teams are only aware of the patients that successfully arrive at the hospital. (msf.org.au)
  • Paris Medicine is a term defining the series of changes to the hospital and care received with a hospital that occurred during the period of the French Revolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • These early hospital-like institutions were deeply religions spaces, closely linked to the church, and their main focus was general care for the poor - food and shelter - along with spiritual treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Saltpêtrière became famous, especially for its patient population of mostly prostitutes, and also for becoming the largest hospital in the world by 1789. (wikipedia.org)
  • Special glucose meters for multi-patient hospital use are now used. (wikipedia.org)
  • Via empirical research and analysis of 221 patients' questionnaires, the partial least squares (PLS) technique indicates that most of the model's hypotheses are significant. (igi-global.com)
  • The study also found that less-educated women, mothers who did not attend for prenatal care and women with a history of abortions and fetal death were at an increased risk of fetal death. (nih.gov)