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  • neonatal
  • BACKGROUND: The incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in very low birth weight infants can be used as an index of the quality of care in neonatal intensive care units as long as it is adjusted to reflect the infants' risk profiles on admission to the unit, which may vary systematically from one institution to another. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Adjustment for gestational, birth-related, and neonatological risk factors enables a fair comparison of IVH rates across neonatal intensive care units. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Workers
  • Local supervisors used lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS) during routine household visits to assess the technical quality of Costa Rican community-based health workers (CHW) : measuring and recording weights of children, interpreting their growth trend, and providing nutrition education to mothers. (ehesp.fr)
  • This paper demonstrates the strength of LQAS, namely, to be used easily by low level local health workers to identify poorly functioning components of growth monitoring and promotion. (ehesp.fr)
  • Surveillance
  • CONCLUSION: These findings reveal the importance of adjusting the incidence of IVH in very low birth weight infants by the patients' risk profiles to enable valid comparisons between institutions for the purpose of quality surveillance. (biomedsearch.com)
  • America
  • As the demographics of America continues to shift to a more ethnically diverse society, Amerigroup Tennessee continues to be attuned to the cultural and socio-economic factors that impact our members' access to high quality health care," said Al B. King, Amerigroup Tennessee president. (businesswire.com)
  • worker
  • Case nuances and process of care issues are valuable areas to explore if the goal is to provide the health care worker with the knowledge to avoid future errors. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Public Health
  • Heart failure is a common chronic health condition and public health problem affecting an estimated 5.8 million Americans yearly. (consultgeri.org)
  • Social reform, improvements in living conditions and the positive impact of public health initiatives have all conspired to enhance quantity and quality of life [ 4 ]. (chiro.org)
  • management
  • Perspectives in Health Information Management is a scholarly, peer-reviewed research journal whose mission is to advance health information management practice and to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration between HIM professionals and others in disciplines supporting the advancement of the management of health information. (ahima.org)
  • management of patient care. (healthcarecrossing.com)
  • 208. M5-8 - Quality Management in Healthcare - Quad Credit 208. (training-classes.com)
  • The Multicultural Health Care Distinction evaluates organizations, such as health plans, wellness, disease management and managed behavioral health organizations through use of an evidence-based set of requirements. (businesswire.com)
  • Amerigroup serves Tennesseans by developing and delivering innovative care management programs and services. (businesswire.com)
  • Local healthcare facility is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage the office, supervise staff and handle duties for upper management. (spherion.com)
  • hospital
  • Provide the hospital with processed materials and equipment ensuring a quality product for patient care by executing established procedures for assembly, packaging and distribution. (spherion.com)
  • The Medicare Payment Advisory Committee (MedPAC), an independent federal body created to advise Congress on issues affecting the Medicare Program, has highlighted heart failure as one of seven conditions that account for nearly 30% of potentially preventable readmissions in the 15-day period following initial hospital discharge (National Quality Measures Clearinghouse, 2015). (consultgeri.org)
  • delivery
  • In nations which have seen the cost of healthcare as a proportion of the nation s GDP rise steeply, in some cases by over seventy per cent [ 13 ], it is clear that within such an environment traditional models of service delivery are no longer fit for purpose. (chiro.org)
  • patients
  • The main objective of the study is to assess the treatment situation of sarcoma patients in Germany and to investigate their potential influence on Quality of Life (and other Patient Repor. (bioportfolio.com)
  • life
  • But while we celebrate the achievements of medical science in prolonging and sustaining life, health care systems have been buckling under the pressure [ 7 ]. (chiro.org)
  • The impact of conflict between forced financial austerity and life-saving, though costly, technological advances in healthcare has been felt across the globe. (chiro.org)
  • patient
  • healthcare quality, patient engagement, and finances. (healthcarecrossing.com)
  • Amerigroup Tennessee members are assured care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. (businesswire.com)
  • By following this four step process, we are not only maximizing the reimbursement of the episode, we are also giving the agency a direction to help them increase their quality of patient care and overall compliance. (nationalcodingcenter.com)
  • Our tenacious commitment to quality directly translates into our clients increased productivity, improved patient care and overall profitability! (nationalcodingcenter.com)
  • Reporting on the presence of antimicrobial resistance is of considerable concern both for individual patient care and for understanding the underlying health status within the community at large. (bioportfolio.com)
  • program
  • It may be inferred from the above-mentioned that it is required to have and apply a quality control program for radiotherapy that assures an optimum quality treatment. (sld.cu)
  • Systems
  • This unsustainable position has led to calls for an urgent transformation in healthcare systems. (chiro.org)
  • A need for transformation in healthcare systems throughout the globe has long been recognised [ 1-3 ]. (chiro.org)
  • The starkest example of the need for health systems transformation exists in the United States, where nearly 50 million residents live without insurance coverage [ 14 ]. (chiro.org)
  • issues
  • Different models for managing "last chance" therapies evolving in some health plans offer promising examples of how issues of fairness and legitimacy in decision-making can be addressed. (biomedsearch.com)
  • vigiGrade: a tool to identify well-documented individual case reports and highlight systematic data quality issues. (biomedsearch.com)
  • vigiGrade has already provided valuable information by highlighting data quality issues both in Italy and the USA. (biomedsearch.com)