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  • 2016
  • For further information about the OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Colombia 2016 please contact Ian Forde ( ian.forde@oecd.org , tel + 33 1 45 24 81 24) or Francesca Colombo ( francesca.colombo@oecd.org , tel +33 1 45 24 93 60). (oecd.org)
  • OECD
  • To maintain its ambition of universal, high-quality health care, Colombia should now focus on improving efficiency and strengthening financial sustainability, according to a new OECD report. (oecd.org)
  • The OECD Review of Health Systems: Colombia says that almost every Colombian now has access to health care, with coverage nearly quadrupling from 23.5% of the population in 1993 to 96.6% in 2014. (oecd.org)
  • Despite important achievements in recent years, the Colombian health sector still faces important challenges," said OECD Secretary-General Angel GurrĂ­a. (oecd.org)
  • Reuters Health
  • The bottom line was that no matter how you drill down into the results, at every level the results are just all over the map," Peter S. Hussey, PhD, the study's lead investigator, told Reuters Health . (apta.org)
  • The bottom line was that no matter how you drill down into the results, at every level the results are just all over the map," Hussey told Reuters Health. (lifescript.com)
  • One hurdle is that most doctors don't have any idea what the drugs they prescribe or the tests they order actually cost - for the patient or the health care system in general, she told Reuters Health. (lifescript.com)
  • likelihood
  • Having non-English speaking parents translates to a greater likelihood that a child will lack regular care. (rwjf.org)
  • value
  • The need for answers to these kinds of questions and the value of measuring the quality of health care are among the issues addressed in this publication. (oecd.org)
  • The new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is set to transform healthcare and ignite the shift to value-based care. (nuance.com)
  • Congress
  • We are asking the public, including members of Congress, to tell us whether they are on the side of quality, affordable health care for all or on the side of pushing people out on their own with private insurance. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • The lower court dismissed their claim as moot since Congress amended the law in 2006 to require uniform health-care standards. (courthousenews.com)
  • cost
  • The rising cost of health is being born by working families, American businesses, and the government. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • With an eye on systems, I've used my new skills and knowledge to improve care delivery and safety, reduce cost, and build better teams. (queensu.ca)
  • These gentleman acknowledge that there are important concerns about the cost of health care and how families finance that cost . (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • Although health spending is a hot-button issue, doctors are typically focused on getting their patients better and not on how much that might cost, according to Dr. Alyna Chien, from Harvard Medical School in Boston. (lifescript.com)
  • data
  • What Does Existing Data on Health Quality Show? (oecd.org)
  • With a plethora of technology companies mining health data, only a handful are able to influence provider behavior to correct the bad patterns that are being identified. (prweb.com)
  • By utilizing innovative approaches to data tracking and technology, Allison Bayer's visit to the SOM was inspirational for future health care leaders as they work on challenges in the industry. (simmons.edu)
  • Keep your team focused on improving patient care, not struggling with data. (nuance.com)
  • We employ a class of non-parametric methods to explore the complex structure of the data and a set of correlated random effects models to identify key determinants of the quality of stroke care. (springer.com)
  • delivers
  • If A provides better hotels and more of the right treatments, but B treats patients more respectfully and delivers care more safely, who is better overall? (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • Issue
  • Please include a cover letter stating that you would like the manuscript considered for the special issue on 'Quality and Safety in Veteran Populations. (lww.com)
  • conducted by Public Agenda's David Schleifer and Carolin Hagelskamp together with Kathryn Phillips of the University of California, San Francisco, was published in the April issue of Health Affairs, a top health policy journal. (publicagenda.org)
  • The April Health Affairs issue focused on patient engagement, and there were a number of other articles we think you'll be interested in. (publicagenda.org)
  • program
  • Unparalleled in its scope, the new Master of Science in Healthcare Quality is the only program in Canada to address the growing need for interactions across disciplines, professions and communities. (queensu.ca)
  • The PhD in Health Quality program consists of five courses in year one, including an internship over the summer. (queensu.ca)
  • Students requesting admission to the program will normally have graduated with a minimum of a second class standing of a B or 70% (GPA 3.0) from an accredited, baccalaureate granting University, with a preferred degree in a healthcare discipline, law, business, engineering, or policy studies. (queensu.ca)
  • and (iii) if you are a healthcare provider, you may use the Concussion Program Materials for your personal, professional development to enhance your medical knowledge in the field of concussions. (choa.org)
  • performance
  • Starting with the empirical literature on the internal drivers of hospital performance, a series of papers studies impacts of hospital size, physical assets, human capital and information technology on the quality of health care. (springer.com)