Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Skilled Nursing Facilities: Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.Residential Facilities: Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Assisted Living Facilities: A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)Health Facility Administration: Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.Health Facilities, Proprietary: Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.Public Facilities: An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.Health Facility Planning: Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.Facility Regulation and Control: Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.Long-Term Care: Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Aqueous Humor: The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)Toilet Facilities: Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.Military Facilities: Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.Cancer Care Facilities: Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.Homes for the Aged: Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Intermediate Care Facilities: Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Trabecular Meshwork: A porelike structure surrounding the entire circumference of the anterior chamber through which aqueous humor circulates to the canal of Schlemm.United StatesAnimals, LaboratoryMaternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Health Facility Environment: Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.Hospital Design and Construction: The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.Cardiac Care Facilities: Institutions specializing in the care of patients with heart disorders.Fitness Centers: Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.Prisons: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.Housing, AnimalRural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Facility Size: The physical space or dimensions of a facility. Size may be indicated by bed capacity.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.Home Childbirth: Childbirth taking place in the home.Health Facility Administrators: Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of health care facilities such as nursing homes.Rehabilitation Centers: Facilities which provide programs for rehabilitating the mentally or physically disabled individuals.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Facility Closure: The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Infection Control: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Containment of Biohazards: Provision of physical and biological barriers to the dissemination of potentially hazardous biologically active agents (bacteria, viruses, recombinant DNA, etc.). Physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. Biological containment includes use of immune personnel and the selection of agents and hosts that will minimize the risk should the agent escape the containment facility.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Nursing Staff: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.United States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Recreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Maternal Mortality: Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Malaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Environment, Controlled: A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Zambia: A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.Environment Design: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.Intraocular Pressure: The pressure of the fluids in the eye.Diagnosis-Related Groups: A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Anterior Eye Segment: The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.Beauty CultureFees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Ethiopia: An independent state in eastern Africa. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan. Its capital is Addis Ababa.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.PrisonersBritish Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)Anterior Chamber: The space in the eye, filled with aqueous humor, bounded anteriorly by the cornea and a small portion of the sclera and posteriorly by a small portion of the ciliary body, the iris, and that part of the crystalline lens which presents through the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p109)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Subacute Care: Medical and skilled nursing services provided to patients who are not in an acute phase of an illness but who require a level of care higher than that provided in a long-term care setting. (JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)Sanitation: The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.AfghanistanHospitals, Military: Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.Hospitals, Veterans: Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.Midwifery: The practice of assisting women in childbirth.Sclera: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)IndiaCapital Expenditures: Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.Hospital Planning: Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.Malawi: A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.Hemodialysis Units, Hospital: Hospital units in which care is provided the hemodialysis patient. This includes hemodialysis centers in hospitals.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Geographic Information Systems: Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Hospitals, Private: A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)Medical Laboratory Personnel: Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Antimalarials: Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Regional Medical Programs: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Prenatal Care: Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Prospective Payment System: A system wherein reimbursement rates are set, for a given period of time, prior to the circumstances giving rise to actual reimbursement claims.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Architectural Accessibility: Designs for approaching areas inside or outside facilities.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Hospital Bed Capacity: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.Case Management: A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)Ventilation: Supplying a building or house, their rooms and corridors, with fresh air. The controlling of the environment thus may be in public or domestic sites and in medical or non-medical locales. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Child Day Care Centers: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Bed Occupancy: A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.CaliforniaHazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services: The services provided in the delivery of health care, associated facilities in health care, and attendant manpower required or available.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.Animal Technicians: Assistants to a veterinarian, biological or biomedical researcher, or other scientist who are engaged in the care and management of animals, and who are trained in basic principles of animal life processes and routine laboratory and animal health care procedures. (Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Medical Waste Disposal: Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.NepalChild Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Refuse Disposal: The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Artemisinins: A group of SESQUITERPENES and their analogs that contain a peroxide group (PEROXIDES) within an oxepin ring (OXEPINS).HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Ciliary Body: A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the RETINA. It consists of the uveal portion and the epithelial portion. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal portion and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial portion.BangladeshPatient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Hospitals, Voluntary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Hospitals, Community: Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.Fluorenes: A family of diphenylenemethane derivatives.Nursing Assessment: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.PakistanJapanPatient Isolation: The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.Clinical Governance: A framework through which the United Kingdom's National Health Service organizations are accountable for continually improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. (Scally and Donaldson, BMJ (4 July 1998): 61-65)Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Progressive Patient Care: Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.Obstetrics: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Hygiene: The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)Inpatients: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Renal Dialysis: Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.Medical Staff: Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Parturition: The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Animal Experimentation: The use of animals as investigational subjects.
UMass Memorial Health Care
They are a full-service, acute care hospital with 163 beds. They have over 1,600 employees and 400 physicians. The Central New ... They also offer emergency services such as LifeFlight, long-term care facilities, home health and rehabilitation and behavioral ... as well as three community hospitals and a number of ambulatory clinics throughout Central Massachusetts. The organization has ... The Marlborough campus offers a variety of health care services including emergency care, comprehensive cardiac care services, ...
Acute Stroke Unit (24 beds) Ward 14: Care of the Elderly (24 beds) Ward 15: Continuing Care (10 beds) and Rehabilitation (20 ... with special expertise in Respiratory and Cardiac Care, and an expanded day-care/ambulatory surgery service. It has also built ... NHS Lanarkshire's primary care facilities include health centres and 17 community and day hospitals. NHS Lanarkshire employs ... However, the hospital was to continue to have acute admitting facilities with "a functional relationship" with a Glasgow ...
Comprehensiveness of care, including preventive and wellness care, acute injury and illness care, chronic illness management ... They can develop and support systems for the coordination of care of patients in non-ambulatory care settings. Furthermore, ... The onsite survey process gives them an opportunity to directly observe the quality of patient care and the facilities in which ... team care, and clinical decision support for chronic diseases. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC ...
University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMass Memorial is a multibillion-dollar health-care system consisting of acute-care hospitals, ambulatory clinics and a network ... 80-million facility for monoclonal-antibody production. Co-developed with India-based - Serum Institute of India, it invented a ... Main article: UMass Memorial Health Care. The hospital and clinical components of UMMS are part of UMass Memorial Health Care ( ... In 1998 the UMMS system of hospitals and clinics merged with Memorial Health Care to form UMass Memorial Health Care, the ...
Harlingen's third hospital, Solara Hospital is a long-term acute care facility where patients can receive treatment for as long ... The Harlingen Ambulatory Surgery and Specialty Outpatient Center opened in January 2011 and provides care to veterans. ... Valley Diagnostic Clinic was a large outpatient facility with both primary care physicians and specialists in fields such as ... This is the main Veterans Administration Medical facility under the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System for ...
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
The hospital (which provides over 20 percent of the acute-care beds in Northern Ireland and treats half a million patients a ... For ambulatory patients, tiny Dunville Park lies beside the hospital; however, it is unsheltered from traffic noise. Close city ... for having sufficient hospital treatment facilities in (or close to) city centres, when it was recognised there was little ... Critical Care Building (Phase 2B). The £95 million critical-care building on the RVH site will be located next to the existing ...
Also in the US, Tenet operates 20 "short-stay" surgical hospitals and 79 general acute-care hospitals in 14 states, primarily ... ambulatory surgery centers, satellite emergency departments and urgent care centers. Tenet owns over 500 physician practices as ... At the time of the rebranding, MedPost equaled 23 facilities, with six in Texas, and others in Arizona, California, Florida, ... The acquisition of Carondelet Health Network raised the total number of Tenet's general acute care hospitals to 83, and their ...
In rural communities where provider and ambulatory facility shortages exist, a primary care physician (PCP) in the ED with ... Many hospitals and care centers feature departments of emergency medicine, where patients can receive acute care without an ... The field of emergency medicine encompasses care involving the acute care of internal medical and surgical conditions. In many ... Oster, Ady; Bindman, Andrew B. (2003). "Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions". Medical Care. 41 ...
... of cardiovascular surgeries were performed in the ambulatory care setting. A number of alternative medical systems such as ... It is also a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes, which are diseases which are characterised by a sudden deficit of ... "Surgeries in Hospital-Owned Outpatient Facilities, 2012". HCUP Statistical Brief #188. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare ... procedures Cardiovascular procedures are more likely to be performed in an inpatient setting than in an ambulatory care setting ...
Duke University Hospital
... is a 938-acute care bed academic tertiary care facility located in Durham, North Carolina. Since its establishment in 1930, the ... a freestanding Ambulatory Care Center, and expanded parking options for visitors. In 1998, the Duke University Health System ... Brodkin, Karen (1988). Caring By The Hour. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. pp. 161-163. Duke University Hospital ... In 1980, Duke moved into its present $94.5 million facility (Duke North) on Erwin Road, located just north of its original ...
NCH Healthcare System
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List of countries with universal health care
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Peri-Anesthesia Care Unit
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The relationship between anemia at admission and outcome in patients older than 60 years with hip fracture
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Hairmyres Hospital - Wikipedia
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- A 653-bed, two-campus teaching hospital that offers a wide range of advanced acute medical care, including comprehensive on-site fertility services, an allogenic bone marrow transplantation program, cancer services and a retinal vascular center. (crainsnewyork.com)
- Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care. (healthecareers.com)
- Its core business is focused on providing acute care treatment, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, radiology services and emergency medical treatment, as well as outpatient services. (marketfolly.com)
- Phase I recovery focuses on providing a safe transition from the immediate post anesthesia period and transitioning the patient to Phase II, in the inpatient setting or to an intensive care setting for continued care. (ufhealth.org)
- This bill would make findings and declarations regarding the PPACA and would declare the intent of the Legislature to evaluate the current use of observational and outpatient settings for the delivery of inpatient-level care, assess the volume of inpatient services delivered in these settings, and determine policy changes necessary to create safe care environments for patients receiving care in these settings. (ca.gov)
- a) For purposes of this chapter, "observation services" and "short-stay observation" services mean outpatient services provided by a general acute care hospital to those patients described in subdivision (e) who have unstable or uncertain conditions potentially serious enough to warrant close observation, but not so serious as to warrant inpatient admission to the hospital. (ca.gov)
- While NHSN encourages facilities to submit AU data from all NHSN-defined inpatient locations, facility-wide inpatient (FacWideIN), and select outpatient acute-care settings (specifically, Emergency Department, Pediatric Emergency Department and 24-hour Observation Area), you can only generate a SAAR for the specific locations included in each SAAR baseline. (cdc.gov)
- However, while the Long Term Care setting has garnered increased attention, there has been little targeted research involving geriatric inpatient units. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- These results suggest that the targeted use of antibiotics with bioequivalent IV-to-oral formulations, such as omadacycline, for select patients with ABSSSI may lead to cost-savings compared with inpatient IV vancomycin treatment by shifting care to the outpatient setting or by facilitating earlier hospital discharge among hospitalized patients. (ahdbonline.com)
- 6 Because inpatient ABSSSI care is approximately 2 to 4 times more costly than outpatient care, 7 it is imperative that clinicians identify appropriate patients for outpatient therapy at emergency department presentation and develop a treatment plan that can safely and effectively shift care from the inpatient to the outpatient setting among hospitalized patients. (ahdbonline.com)
- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - a full service tertiary care hospital with 750 beds and excellent opportunities for ambulatory and inpatient medicine and research. (uclahealth.org)
- Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center - a 500 bed full service VA hospital with an excellent patient mix and complete ambulatory and inpatient experiences. (uclahealth.org)
- In the past several years, the environmental intervention has been implemented at various inpatient and outpatient facilities across the country. (healthcaredesignmagazine.com)
- iv) "Enhanced service facility (ESF)" means a facility, or a portion of a facility, that provides treatment and services to persons for whom acute inpatient treatment is not medically necessary and who have been determined by the department to be inappropriate for placement in other licensed facilities due to the complex needs that result in behavioral and security issues. (wa.gov)
- Provides an 18-bed inpatient unit as well as ambulatory and satellite programs tailored to the unique medical and developmental needs of teenagers and young adults. (hudson211.org)
General acute care5
- Existing law provides that a general acute care hospital may be approved to offer special services, as specified, and requires the department to issue a special permit authorizing a health facility to offer one or more special services when specified requirements are met. (ca.gov)
- This bill would require a general acute care hospital that provides observation and short-stay observation services, as defined, to apply for approval from the department to provide the services as a supplemental service, and would require a general acute care hospital to obtain a special permit to provide short-stay observation services. (ca.gov)
- b) A general acute care hospital that provides observation or short-stay observation services shall, pursuant to Section 1253.6, apply for approval from the department to provide the services as a supplemental service. (ca.gov)
- c) The department shall adopt standards and regulations, pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1275, for the provision of observation and short-stay observation services as a supplemental service under the general acute care hospital's license. (ca.gov)
- Most patients hospitalized in ICUs are discharged to a general acute-care unit and then go to a rest, nursing, or retirement home. (asm.org)
- You may already have had clinics, labs, ambulance services, imaging services, primary care physician groups - in fact, a whole array of different businesses. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- ESBL producers were isolated from 38 patients, including 33 residents of 11 clinics or nursing homes and 5 ambulatory patients. (asm.org)
- The indicators used to evaluate quality of diabetes care included the proportion of diabetic patients identified through hospitalization, visits to diabetes clinics, and completion of recommended diabetes tests. (diabetesjournals.org)
Patients with acute6
- This hospital is a self-contained regional hospital with an orthopedic department and an in-hospital rehabilitation facility, which provides care for patients with acute injury. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Omadacycline is an oral and intravenous (IV) once-daily aminomethylcycline antibiotic that was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI). (ahdbonline.com)
- Describe the management of patients with acute complicated UTI in terms of indications for hospitalization or outpatient management. (ceufast.com)
- Describe the empiric antimicrobial therapy for patients with acute complicated UTI in terms of antimicrobial agents, i.e., name, dosage, route of administration and length of administration. (ceufast.com)
- Describe the follow-up for patients with acute complicated UTI, as well as, prevention strategies. (ceufast.com)
- The SCIRehab project included 1376 patients with acute SCIs, with outcome data being abstracted from medical records (clinical outcomes data) at six SCI rehabilitation facilities and obtained from patient interviews at 6 and 12 months after injury. (medscape.com)
Post acute care2
- The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently engaged Booz Allen Hamilton (Booz Allen) to help design a study to assess the business case for HIT in post acute care (PAC) and long-term care (LTC) settings. (hhs.gov)
- The nursing center is part of a comprehensive on site post acute care continuum that offers on-site assisted living, nursing care, and Medicare certified home. (vocational-rehabilitation.net)
- However, for every person who dies from a heart attack or angina, 18 people survive.1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) also is lethal. (redorbit.com)
- This book offers a comprehensive overview to chronic illness care, which is the coordinated, comprehensive, and sustained response to chronic diseases and conditions by a range of health care providers, formal and informal caregivers, healthcare systems, and community-based resources. (springer.com)
- Student Health Services is an appointment-based clinic serving the acute and chronic medical needs of our full-time undergraduate students, and students in the Threshold program. (lesley.edu)
- Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes complications such as bronchiolitis, asthma, chronic respiratory tract infections and acute otitis media in patients. (prsync.com)
- When coupled with a proper computing and telecommunications infrastructure, this methodology assists family physicians in the management of acute and chronic heart conditions. (scielo.br)
- Persons with SCI are at particular risk for certain types of morbidity, with some differences between problems in the acute and chronic phases. (medscape.com)
- A warrant gives the owner the right to buy 1 share of KMI at $40 and they expire in May 2017 (KMI currently trades just over $35). (marketfolly.com)
- The Health Center of Hermitage, Hermitage (Davidson County), TN CN1404-011, 24 month extension, from August 1, 2017 to August 1, 2019, because of delays encountered by the project being put on hold pending the resolution of discrepancies between the life safety codes of CMS and the State of Tennessee on similar NHC projects. (lexology.com)
- patient and outpatient facilities in Morelos, Mexico, E during 2016-2017. (cdc.gov)
- You can find a list of the locations you can generate 2017 or 2018 baseline SAARs for in Table 5 of the AUR Module Protocol pdf icon [PDF - 1 MB] . (cdc.gov)
- Beginning July 1, 2017 , and annually thereafter, each local health department and Ohio tax-exempt hospital must submit to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) the Community Health Assessment (CHA)/CHNA and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)/Implementation Strategy (IS) for the most recent period. (bricker.com)
- We analyzed 2017 MEPS data to determine the number and proportion of patients who were seen in primary care or family medicine ambulatory settings or hospitalized for upper or lower respiratory illness or pneumonia. (jabfm.org)
- 2017). Healthcare facilities should develop clear policies and practices related to animals to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, healthcare personnel (HCP), as well as that of the animals. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- 1 In 2016-2017, this number was 68.7% (AIHW, 2018). (who.int)
- Given that a primary etiology for respiratory illness in early 2020 was SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19) primary care practices likely were the site of first contact for most patients with COVID-19 illness. (jabfm.org)
- Inadequate reimbursement for telehealth visits coupled with decreased in-person visits put primary care practices at risk of layoffs and closure. (jabfm.org)
- providing care that is compliant with provider and reflects relative best practices. (who.int)
- Patient care in Phase II is directed at preparations for discharge home or an extended care facility. (ufhealth.org)
- We knew that osseoplasty represented advancement for patient care, and we've seen it in the level of satisfaction from both physicians and patients. (bio-medicine.org)
- Existing federal law, the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), enacts various health care coverage market reforms that take effect January 1, 2014. (ca.gov)
- If between days 1 to 14 the patient is extubated, he is advanced to day 15 of drug therapy and tapered according to schedule. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- NHSN currently offers three SAAR baselines, each applicable to a select set of patient care locations and time periods. (cdc.gov)
- NHSN uses the Patient Safety Annual Facility Survey for risk adjustment in the SAARs. (cdc.gov)
- HAdV-4 was confirmed by real-time polymerase chain reaction assay in 18 out of 33 patient specimens collected and 1 additional HAdV case was detected from hospital records. (health.mil)
- Two HAdV-4 positive patients were treated for pneumonia including 1 hospitalized patient. (health.mil)
- For many years, physical therapists have been accepted by both the health care community and the public at large as being qualified to provide safe and effective exercise programs to a wide variety of patient populations. (redorbit.com)
- Patient safety in palliative care: a mixed-methods study of reports to a national database of serious incidents. (ahrq.gov)
- That's what those payments are for - to lower the overall costs by taking better care of the patient up front. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- 1,2 More than 15% of patients who present to the emergency department with an ABSSSI are admitted to the hospital, and the average hospitalization costs per patient range from $6300 to $13,000, with multiday room and board expenses comprising 50% of the total costs of care. (ahdbonline.com)
- Recently, healthsystemCIO spoke with Christian about how the leadership team at Franciscan, a 12-hospital system based in Indiana, is prioritizing to ensure patient care is front and center, while also keeping the trains running. (healthsystemcio.com)
- A medication error is defined as "any preventable medication event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the health care professional, patient, or consumer. (aappublications.org)
- The group of physicians associated with this project has worked together in partnership with South Central Regional Medical Center to ensure that the entire Laurel community will be served by the latest innovations in out-patient care," according to Dr. Stephen P. Johnson, the center's chairman of the board of directors. (msbusiness.com)
- This will allow us to improve patient care by better understanding the benefits or the risks of peri-operative vancomycin administration and potentially decrease cefazolin-resistant surgical site infections. (stanford.edu)
- Kaiser Permanente - a 613 bed, tertiary care medical center serving a diverse patient population, offers a flexible curriculum with a unique focus in working with underserved populations through our partnership with the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic. (uclahealth.org)
- The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in ensuring excellent patient care and quality outcomes. (healthecareers.com)
- In addition, this ambitious and talented physician will be fully committed to building the geriatrics aspect of our new Internal Medicine Residency Program which is scheduled to begin in July 2019, as well as coordinate patient continuity of care with our local nursing home facilities. (healthecareers.com)
- Mount Sinai has always been a trailblazer in research, education, and patient care, including the development of even better models of care to benefit patients. (healthecareers.com)
- The hospital campus also has significantly advanced its commitment to delivering community-based ambulatory care and expanding patient access to primary and specialty care. (docplayer.net)
- The Mount Sinai Hospital: A 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is located on the border between East Harlem and the Upper East Side and serves one of the most diverse patient populations in the world. (docplayer.net)
- The growing number of patient cases is expected to drive the market growth while the lack of appropriate in-vitro facilities for conducting research studies for newer treatment alternatives is projected to hamper the market growth with a high impact over 2026. (prsync.com)
- The healthcare professional should be able to describe important information to obtain from the health history and physical examination in order to deduce the appropriate laboratory/diagnostic tests to order, all of which will lead to the appropriate diagnosis upon which the plan of care for the patient should be developed. (ceufast.com)
- Discriminate between acute uncomplicated UTI and acute complicated UTI including genitourinary abnormalities and high-risk patient populations. (ceufast.com)
- Describe the clinical suspicion and evaluation of a patient in terms of health history, physical examination and laboratory/diagnostic tests leading to the diagnosis of acute complicated UTI. (ceufast.com)
- This is an ideal partnership for future patient care," said Dr. Wilde. (scripps.org)
- A critical care transport service was called to transport the patient to a nearby hospital for admission to a critical care unit. (ismp.org)
- An Acute Care Unit for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, providing crisis stabilization, medication adjustment and psychotherapeutic family and patient intervention. (hudson211.org)
- Personal pet visitation: defined as a personal pet of a patient that is brought into the facility specifically to interact with that individual patient. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- The prices at Health Clinic include local transportation, the communication that took place between the patient and medical staff and a designated Patient Coordinator to take care of the patients' needs and other issues. (sosmedicaltourism.net)
- American hospital have established a clinical road map, guidelines and algorithms to provide transparent and integrated health services at a standardized quality level to all its patients, medical and administrative systems at American hospital are constantly measured and evaluated to improve hospital systems and increase patient satisfaction and care. (sosmedicaltourism.net)
- Identify the clinical presentation of acute complicated UTIs and potential complications. (ceufast.com)
- The impact can be temporary, such as increased post-operative dementia in geriatric patients on certain pre-operative medications, 1 or more insidious as seen with increased complications among cystectomy patients with low nutrition. (auanet.org)
- 1 Travel RN-Homehealth Nurse - Home Health Travel Nurse needed in Opelika, AL, Skill Required Opelika, AL, USA Home health care nurses change dressings on wounds, and observe how well patients can perform certain tasks that may be hampered by a condition or by having surgery. (healthcarehiring.com)
- The PACU is organized into three different areas: Pre-op holding, Main Recovery (Phase I) and Ambulatory Surgery (Phase II). (ufhealth.org)
- The Ambulatory Surgery Unit consists of six bed spaces. (ufhealth.org)
- Ambulatory surgery patients are cared for in the main recovery after hours and on Saturday and Sunday. (ufhealth.org)
- The Ambulatory Surgery Unit consists of eight bed spaces all spaces are capable of complex hemodynamic monitoring ECG, NIBP, capnography, CVP, and arterial monitoring. (ufhealth.org)
- The ambulatory surgery unit bed spaces often serve a dual role at the beginning of the OR schedule. (ufhealth.org)
- Bailey Medical Center (Owasso, Okla.). Bailey Medical Center, a 73-bed acute care hospital, offers a variety of unique benefits to its employees, such as weight loss surgery coverage of $2,500 per eligible participant. (beckershospitalreview.com)
- Similarly, your primary care arm may have an at-risk contract like the Alternative Quality Contract from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, which literally pays primary care providers to keep patients from needing to use EDs or needing surgery or other high-end services, while holding them to quality standards that assure they are getting excellent care. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- For most health-care practitioners, surgery is generally the option of last resort for just about any condition except cancer and such emergencies as appendicitis. (wholehealthmd.com)
- The hospital has been awarded the Joint Commission's gold seal of approval for disease-specific care for heart failure, primary stroke, hip replacement, knee replacement, wound care, bariatric surgery, and end-stage renal disease. (healthecareers.com)
- The hospital s Emergency Department also serves as a critical community resource, and it enjoys an excellent reputation in such specialties as cardiac care, general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, and geriatrics. (docplayer.net)
- Dr. Wilde joins more than 400 Scripps Clinic physicians practicing in more than 50 areas of medicine and surgery. (scripps.org)
- Urologic pre-operative care is defined as medical evaluation or treatment received in preparation prior to a urologic surgery or procedure. (auanet.org)
- It is acceptable to perform the H+P the day of the procedure, but as CMS stipulates, appropriate medical personnel accredited and privileged by the hospital/facility/surgery center to perform the H+P must be present. (auanet.org)
- A not-for-profit comprehensive health care system and an economic anchor in the community, with two hospital divisions, a long-term care facility, comprehensive mental health services, and an increasing and extensive network of primary and specialty services. (crainsnewyork.com)
- Extensive primary care services throughout Brooklyn. (crainsnewyork.com)
- They also offer emergency services such as LifeFlight, long-term care facilities, home health and rehabilitation and behavioral health services. (wikipedia.org)
- The Marlborough campus offers a variety of health care services including emergency care, comprehensive cardiac care services, surgical services, behavioral health services, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, cancer care, and laboratory services. (wikipedia.org)
- The Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency ('HSDA') is responsible for regulating the health care industry in Tennessee through the Certificate of Need Program. (lexology.com)
- 9-1-1 is an emergency telephone number that provides expedient access to Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services and Fire Departments. (cherokeecounty-nc.gov)
- SB-631 Health care: health facilities: observation and short-stay observation services. (ca.gov)
- 1) Observation services may be provided for a period of no more than 24 hours. (ca.gov)
- The most recent CDC guidelines have begun to address "extremes of age" as a focus of infection prevention and control in Long Term care settings, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has established regulations in this setting as well. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- Our health care professionals utilize a full breadth of practice management, advisory, accounting and tax services to help improve front desk and billing efficiency, maximize cash flow and stay abreast of compliance and regulatory changes. (surgerycentercoalition.org)
- This project summary was prepared under contract between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) and Booz Allen Hamilton. (hhs.gov)
- Chapter 1: Overview of the North Carolina 2012 State Medical Facilities Plan CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW OF THE NORTH CAROLINA 2012 STATE MEDICAL FACILITIES PLAN Purpose The North Carolina 2012 State Medical Facilities Plan ("Plan") was developed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Service Regulation, under the direction of the North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council (SHCC), pursuant to G.S. §131E-177. (ncdcr.gov)
- The major objective of the Plan is to provide individuals, institutions, state and local government agencies, and community leadership with policies and projections of need to guide local planning for specific health care facilities and services. (ncdcr.gov)
- The projections of need for the various facilities and services are used in conjunction with other statutes and rules in reviewing certificate of need applications for establishment, expansion, or conversion of health care facilities and services. (ncdcr.gov)
- All parties interested in health care facility and health services planning should consider this Plan a key resource. (ncdcr.gov)
- To warrant public trust in the regulation of health services, monitoring of safety and quality using established and independently verifiable metrics will be an integral part of the formulation and application of the North Carolina State Medical Facilities Plan. (ncdcr.gov)
- In traditional health care (the way we did business until about five minutes ago) the revenue side was complicated in detail, but simple in concept: You do various procedures and tests and services, and you bill for them. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- That's what we're looking at: how do we care for our patients and how do we look at what services are going to be essential? (healthsystemcio.com)
- F1 will bring about improvement in health outcomes, make health financing more equitable, and increase public satisfaction with health care services. (scribd.com)
- If you're a full-time student living on campus, you'll automatically be enrolled to receive Student Health Services for a $400 fee/semester, billed to your student account. (lesley.edu)
- When the renovation is completed and the non-clinical services move to the new facility, "We'll look at existing services and develop those that need to be expanded into the vacant hospital space," according to associate executive director/community services Linda Gavin. (msbusiness.com)
- A manager of clinical care services is needed for a full-time position. (flexjobs.com)
- It is likely that patients experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms may first contact their primary care provider.The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a representative sample of patients from the United States that regularly assesses their use of medical care services. (jabfm.org)
- 1-800-SCRIPPS (800-727-4777) Find doctors, learn about services & classes. (scripps.org)
- Conclusions: The use of ubiquitous in-home monitoring and smart technologies for aged people's care will increase their independence and the health care services available to them as well as improve frail elderly people's health care outcomes. (hselibrary.ie)
- Background:The aging population will lead to a rise in the number of people with age-related diseases, and increasing demand for home care services. (hselibrary.ie)
- For the purposes of this chapter, an enhanced services facility is not an evaluation and treatment facility certified under chapter 71.05 RCW. (wa.gov)
- vi) "Private psychiatric hospital" means a privately owned and operated establishment or institution which: Provides accommodations and services over a continuous period of twenty-four hours or more, and is expressly and exclusively for observing, diagnosing, or caring for two or more individuals with signs or symptoms of mental illness who are not related to the licensee. (wa.gov)
- Price adjustments and add-on payments are common when prices are set unilaterally or negotiated collectively, to ensure that specific services or caring for specific populations are covered, particularly where there are additional costs of providing care or it is considered unprofitable. (who.int)
- Pricing policies in Japan provide incentives to physicians to deliver services in line with policy goals such as providing end-of-life care at the patient's home, and LTC and community care. (who.int)
- At this facility we can now offer more advanced medical services as well as surgical procedures. (localvets.com)
- NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanosphere, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSPH), a company enhancing medicine through targeted molecular diagnostics, today announced that it has been selected by HealthTrust as a provider of multi-target molecular diagnostic tests for the nearly 1,400 acute care facilities that are part of the HealthTrust membership. (cnbc.com)
- Mr. Anstine became interim CEO of UCI Health System on Sept. 1, 2019. (beckershospitalreview.com)
- Davis CLIA (expires Dec 23, 2019) Davis CLR Elk Grove CLIA (expires Apr 11, 2021) Elk Grove CLR (expires Jul 4, 2019) Folsom 251 CLIA (expires Feb 6, 2021) Folsom 251 CLR (expires Jan 11, 2021) Folsom 271 CLIA (expires Mar 16, 2020) Folsom 271 CLR Folsom 1370 CLIA (expires Nov 14, 2020) Folsom 1370 CLR J St Suite 400 CLIA (expires Jan 2, 2021). (mdfonweb.it)
- from home to clinic to the emergency department to hospital and residential care facilities. (springer.com)
- At least 1/2 day per week in which the fellows will see their own patients in a primary care clinic (i.e., continuity clinic). (uclahealth.org)
- SAN DIEGO (Oct. 6, 2011) - Mary Wilde, MD , a surgical specialist in diseases of the breast, joined Scripps Clinic on Oct. 1, 2011. (scripps.org)
- I look forward to continuing to care for my patients under the Scripps Clinic name. (scripps.org)
- Previous acquisitions include Sharp Mission Park Medical Group, Penn Elm Medical Group, Del Mar Medical Clinic, North Coast Women's Care, North County OB-GYN Medical Group and Del Mar Family Practice. (scripps.org)
- By January 1, 2020 , each local health department and Ohio tax-exempt hospital must complete assessments and plans in alignment on a three-year interval established by ODH. (bricker.com)
- By October 1, 2020 , each local health department and Ohio tax-exempt hospital must submit to ODH the CHA/CHNA and CHIP/IS covering 2020-2022. (bricker.com)
- UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC) is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
- During August-September 2016, U.S. Naval Academy clinical staff noted an increase in students presenting with acute respiratory illness (ARI). (health.mil)
- 1 The multiple types of adenoviruses are associated with a spectrum of clinical presentations ranging from mild illness to severe disease and pneumonia. (health.mil)
- Of more than 300 patients, only 1 was admitted to the hospital after a full course of omadacycline in the oral-only clinical trial. (ahdbonline.com)
- Sleep and respiratory care clinical specialist needed for full-time opportunity. (flexjobs.com)
- Seeking licensed RNs with at least three years' clinical experience in acute care. (flexjobs.com)
- UCLA-Olive View Program - a 400 bed county hospital with a focus on clinical education and teaching, serving a large underserved population. (uclahealth.org)
- What are the key conclusions for available clinical trials or meta-analyses related to Animals Visiting Healthcare Facilities that guide infection control practice and opinion? (clinicaladvisor.com)
- However, difficulties have arisen in ensuring that the appropriate primary care providers receive birth notification and clinical information by the time babies are discharged from the hospital. (biomedcentral.com)
- The frequency and nature of adverse events experienced by patients receiving palliative care remains unknown. (ahrq.gov)
- It also continues its long tradition of excellence in medical specialties including gastrointestinal disease, chemical dependency, psychiatric disorders, pain management and palliative care, and HIV/AIDS research and treatment. (docplayer.net)
- In France, regulated prices are modified for activities related to education, research, and innovation as well as national priorities including cancer treatment and palliative care. (who.int)
- The Emergency Care at UMass Memorial Medical Center is the only center in the region that is verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center. (wikipedia.org)
- Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin (Unicoi County), TN CN1608-030, relocating and replacing Unicoi County Memorial Hospital with a 41,500 square foot 10-bed acute care replacement facility that will include an emergency department with 10 treatment rooms at an unaddressed site on Temple Road, Erwin (Unicoi County), TN. (lexology.com)
- You may still mostly be working fee-for-service, but maybe now you have an insurance arm, and maybe some percentage of your patients are capitated through it: You have an incentive to provide excellent care, but any unnecessary emergency department visits or surgeries, any preventable heart attacks or diabetic shock episodes are now simple costs, while before they were revenue opportunities as well. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- To estimate the potential cost-savings with bioequivalent IV-to-oral antibiotics, such as omadacycline, compared with the standard of care with IV vancomycin by avoiding hospitalizations and reducing hospital stays in patients presenting from the emergency department for ABSSSI treatment. (ahdbonline.com)
- Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) are among the most common infections observed in the emergency department. (ahdbonline.com)
- If you have an urgent problem or medical emergency, you may need to go to a local hospital emergency room or urgent care center. (lesley.edu)
- Emergency medical technicians (EMT) and paramedics care for the injured in a variety of emergency medical settings. (merrimackcollege.net)
- Programs in emergency medical technology (EMT Training) are offered by technical institutes, community colleges, and facilities that specialize in emergency care training. (merrimackcollege.net)
- South Nassau also operates Long Island's only free-standing, 9-1-1 receiving Emergency Department, located in Long Beach. (healthecareers.com)
- A psychiatric emergency program which triages patients to the appropriate level of care within the hospital. (hudson211.org)
- NY-licensed home care agency providing home health aides and nurses. (crainsnewyork.com)
- 9 PACU Registered Nurse RN - PRN Per Diem Memphis, TN, USA Medely is an on-demand app that directly connects PACU Nurses with healthcare facilities to instantly book per diem jobs, without the need for an agency. (e-physician.info)
- The Department of Medicine at South Nassau Communities Hospital, under the Chairman of the Department, Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is comprised of 400 voluntary and full time Internists and subspecialists, and the hospital is designated a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). (healthecareers.com)
- Due to advances in health care, there is a growing skill-shortage of licensed vocational nurses (LVN), and of qualified medical personnel in general. (vocational-rehabilitation.net)
- For walking ability at discharge, 92 of 128 patients without anemia were ambulatory compared with only 130 of 266 patients with anemia, with a significant difference between the two groups. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- Early hospital discharge models were used to evaluate the hospital stay reduction that would be required to be achieved with omadacycline treatment relative to IV vancomycin to confer cost-savings compared with standard of care among patients with ABSSSI and ≥2 comorbidities but no life-threatening conditions. (ahdbonline.com)
- Dedicated health professionals and research staff will consult with families about the families' healthcare needs, provide information about healthcare in the first 3 months of life, offer assistance with birth and Medicare forms, consult with families about their choice for primary care provider, offer to notify the chosen primary care provider about the baby's health needs, and offer assistance with healthcare coordination at the time of discharge from the hospital. (biomedcentral.com)
- Princeton Transitional Care is located within Johnson City Medical Center at 400 North State of Franklin Road and Franklin Transitional Care holds an inactive license at that same site. (lexology.com)
- Overland Park Regional Medical Center is one of the premiere medical facilities in Johnson County. (vocational-rehabilitation.net)
- Long term acute care hospital located on the fourth floor of the Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center. (healthinfonet.org)
- From diagnosis to treatment and recovery, the Cardiovascular Center at Boston Medical Center provides a continuum of progressive care through its distinguished, multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers. (hospitalsoup.com)
- In late summer 2016, the U.S. Naval Academy noted an increase in acute respiratory illness and conducted an investigation. (health.mil)
- 1,2 HAdV types 4 (HAdV-4) and 7 (HAdV-7) have been associated with outbreaks of acute respiratory illness (ARI) among new recruits at U.S. enlisted basic military training (BMT) sites since the 1950s. (health.mil)
- Historically, upper and lower respiratory illness has been cared for at home or in the ambulatory primary care setting. (jabfm.org)
- In a given year, 19.5 million patients are seen by primary care for a upper respiratory illness, 10.7 million patients for bronchitis, and 9 million for pneumonia. (jabfm.org)
- What are the key concepts related to Animals Visiting Healthcare Facilities? (clinicaladvisor.com)
- Patients in healthcare facilities come into contact with animals primarily through the use of animals for animal-assisted activities (animal-assisted activities encompass "pet therapy," "animal-assisted therapy," and pet volunteer programs) and the use of service animals such as guide dogs for the sight impaired. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- Finally, animals may occasionally be used in healthcare facilities for other medical reasons, such as medicinal leeches and larva debridement therapy, educational purposes (e.g., zoo and farm animals), and decorative purposes (e.g., aquariums). (clinicaladvisor.com)
- This chapter is condensed and updated from the SHEA Guidance Document "Animals in healthcare facilities: recommendations to minimize potential risks" and from a recent book chapter (Murthy RK, et al. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- What principles need to be adhered to related to Animals Visiting Healthcare Facilities for effective infection control? (clinicaladvisor.com)
- Healthcare facilities considering programs allowing animals develop and implement policies that include well-organized communication and education directed at HCP, patients, and visitors, for each of the major applicable categories: animal-assisted activities, service animals, research animals, and personal pet visitation. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- For example, human strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have increasingly been described in cats, dogs, horses, and pigs, with animals potentially acting as sources of MRSA exposure in healthcare facilities. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System, said, The new, integrated health care system the Mount Sinai Health System will improve quality outcomes, increase efficiencies, and create economies of scale by expanding access to primary and specialty care across a citywide network. (docplayer.net)
- The results of our trial will be used to develop improved primary care models and to improve health outcomes for all Aboriginal infants. (biomedcentral.com)
- 18 ach year, up to 400 million dengue virus (DENV) years, visit to a healthcare facility 2-6 days after fe- infections and 40,000 deaths occur globally, ver onset, laboratory confirmation of DENV infection, costing US $9 billion ( 1-3 ). (cdc.gov)
- Trends in Staphylococcus aureus infections are not Maryland Health Care System. (cdc.gov)
- There has also been some research around oral care, isolation regulations and antibiotic choices for prevention of infections. (clinicaladvisor.com)
- The investigators hope to learn 1) if the addition of prophylaxis with vancomycin will decrease the rate of cefazolin non-susceptible surgical site infections (SSI), in high risk population 2) to develop better understanding of vancomycin and cefazolin pharmacokinetics in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) 3) to assess the barriers to vancomycin dosing peri-operatively 4) to assess side effects and risks associated with peri-operative vancomycin administration. (stanford.edu)
- converting an existing ambulatory surgical treatment center (ASTC), which is limited to orthopedic and pain procedures, to a multispecialty ASTC located at 5002 Crossing Circle, Suite 110, Mount Juliet, (Wilson County), TN 37122. (lexology.com)
- Five randomized trials (N = 518) investigating prolonged glucocorticoid treatment in acute lung injury/ARDS reported a significant physiological improvement and a sizable reduction in duration of mechanical ventilation and ICU length of stay. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- T]he Youngs' claim for negligent credentialing and retention is a medical claim because it results from the "hiring, training, supervision, retention, or termination of caregivers providing medical diagnosis, care, or treatment. (bricker.com)
- An 80-year-old comatose man (80 kg) from a long-term care facility was taken to an urgent care center for treatment of urosepsis and septic shock. (ismp.org)
- We offer affordable (starting at $350) dental cleaning, polishing and fluoride treatment as well as dental extractions (extra fee) when needed along with dental care counseling and dental care products. (localvets.com)
- UMMS was established by an act of the Massachusetts Legislature in 1962 to provide residents of the commonwealth an opportunity to study medicine at an affordable cost and to increase the number of primary-care physicians practicing in the commonwealth's under-served areas. (wikipedia.org)
- Over half of each graduating class enters primary-care residencies, a trend underscoring the school's founding mission. (wikipedia.org)
- The institution attributes its success in training primary-care physicians, in part, to a curriculum which emphasizes early exposure to community practice (beginning in the first year of medical school). (wikipedia.org)
- It may be an independent primary care physician group in town that has the contract, paid extra to deprive you of fee-for-service patients. (thehealthcareblog.com)
- Ultimately, though, your best sources of information are your primary-care doctor and your surgeon. (wholehealthmd.com)
- The Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Primary Care. (jabfm.org)
- Primary care clinicians reported serious shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing capacity. (jabfm.org)
- Policies related to primary care payment, federal relief efforts, PPE access, testing and follow-up capacity, and telehealth technical support are essential so primary care can provide first contact and continuity for their patients and communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery. (jabfm.org)
- It is considered a low-cost timesaving technology with a potential to save lives 6 , thus decreasing the distance between the primary care and secondary care 7 . (scielo.br)
- Telecardiology is changing the primary care of patients with cardiovascular disease across the world 8 . (scielo.br)
- The target audience is urologists, urologic residents, advanced practice providers, and primary care physicians performing pre-operative clearance for urologic patients. (auanet.org)
- Despite a decade of substantial investments in programs to improve access to primary care for Aboriginal mothers and infants, more than 50 % of Western Australian Aboriginal babies are still not receiving primary and preventative care in the early months of life. (biomedcentral.com)
- No consistent process exists to ensure that choices about primary care are discussed with Aboriginal families. (biomedcentral.com)
- We will undertake a population-based, stepped wedge, cluster randomized controlled trial of an enhanced model of early infant primary care. (biomedcentral.com)
- Secondary outcome measures include completed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child health screening assessments, immunization coverage, and satisfaction of the families about early infant primary care. (biomedcentral.com)