Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.
Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
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.
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)
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
A CC-type chemokine that is found at high levels in the THYMUS and has specificity for CCR4 RECEPTORS. It is synthesized by DENDRITIC CELLS; ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; KERATINOCYTES; and FIBROBLASTS.
An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.
Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.
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.
A mitosporic Ceratobasidiaceae fungal genus that is an important plant pathogen affecting potatoes and other plants. There are numerous teleomorphs.
Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.
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)
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
Dilation of an occluded coronary artery (or arteries) by means of a balloon catheter to restore myocardial blood supply.
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.
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.
A porelike structure surrounding the entire circumference of the anterior chamber through which aqueous humor circulates to the canal of Schlemm.
A moderate-growing, photochromogenic species found in aquariums, diseased fish, and swimming pools. It is the cause of cutaneous lesions and granulomas (swimming pool granuloma) in humans. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.
Institutions specializing in the care of patients with heart disorders.
Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.
Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
A CC-type chemokine with specificity for CCR4 RECEPTORS. It has activity towards TH2 CELLS and TC2 CELLS.
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)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
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.
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.
The part of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, as a snail-like structure that is situated almost horizontally anterior to the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH.
Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of health care facilities such as nursing homes.
Facilities which provide programs for rehabilitating the mentally or physically disabled individuals.
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.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
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.
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.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
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)
The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.
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.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.
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.
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 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.
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.
A plant genus of the family BRASSICACEAE that is an ingredient of the preparation PC-SPES that is used to treat PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA.
The interference in synthesis of an enzyme due to the elevated level of an effector substance, usually a metabolite, whose presence would cause depression of the gene responsible for enzyme synthesis.
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.
Activity engaged in for pleasure.
Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.
Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.
The minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules.
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.
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)
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
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)
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
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.
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
An organic amine proton acceptor. It is used in the synthesis of surface-active agents and pharmaceuticals; as an emulsifying agent for cosmetic creams and lotions, mineral oil and paraffin wax emulsions, as a biological buffer, and used as an alkalizer. (From Merck, 11th ed; Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1424)
The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
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.
A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.
The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.
Removal of bone marrow and evaluation of its histologic picture.
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.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
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.
The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.
Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
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.
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.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
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)
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)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
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)
The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
The practice of assisting women in childbirth.
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)
Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.
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.
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.
Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.
A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.
Long-term maintenance hemodialysis in the home.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
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.
Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.
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.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
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)
Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
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.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
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.
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.
Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
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 which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.
Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.
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.
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.
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.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
A system wherein reimbursement rates are set, for a given period of time, prior to the circumstances giving rise to actual reimbursement claims.
Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Designs for approaching areas inside or outside facilities.
The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.
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.
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)
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)
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
Disorders characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are not real, genuine, or natural.
A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
The status of health in rural populations.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
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).
The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.
An imidazole derivative which is a metabolite of the antineoplastic agents BIC and DIC. By itself, or as the ribonucleotide, it is used as a condensation agent in the preparation of nucleosides and nucleotides. Compounded with orotic acid, it is used to treat liver diseases.
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.
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.
Striated muscle cells found in the heart. They are derived from cardiac myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, CARDIAC).
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.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
The services provided in the delivery of health care, associated facilities in health care, and attendant manpower required or available.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.
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)
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.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
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.
The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.
Tests to experimentally measure the tumor-producing/cancer cell-producing potency of an agent by administering the agent (e.g., benzanthracenes) and observing the quantity of tumors or the cell transformation developed over a given period of time. The carcinogenicity value is usually measured as milligrams of agent administered per tumor developed. Though this test differs from the DNA-repair and bacterial microsome MUTAGENICITY TESTS, researchers often attempt to correlate the finding of carcinogenicity values and mutagenicity values.
A group of SESQUITERPENES and their analogs that contain a peroxide group (PEROXIDES) within an oxepin ring (OXEPINS).
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.
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.
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
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)
A health professional's obligation to breach patient CONFIDENTIALITY to warn third parties of the danger of their being assaulted or of contracting a serious infection.
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.
Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.
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.
Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.
A family of diphenylenemethane derivatives.
Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.
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.
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)
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.
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)
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.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
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)
Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.
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.
Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
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.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.
A subclass of myosins found generally associated with actin-rich membrane structures such as filopodia. Members of the myosin type I family are ubiquitously expressed in eukaryotes. The heavy chains of myosin type I lack coiled-coil forming sequences in their tails and therefore do not dimerize.
Former members of the armed services.
The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
The use of animals as investigational subjects.
Special hospitals which provide care to women during pregnancy and parturition.

Practice patterns, case mix, Medicare payment policy, and dialysis facility costs. (1/1505)

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of case mix, practice patterns, features of the payment system, and facility characteristics on the cost of dialysis. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING: The nationally representative sample of dialysis units in the 1991 U.S. Renal Data System's Case Mix Adequacy (CMA) Study. The CMA data were merged with data from Medicare Cost Reports, HCFA facility surveys, and HCFA's end-stage renal disease patient registry. STUDY DESIGN: We estimated a statistical cost function to examine the determinants of costs at the dialysis unit level. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: The relationship between case mix and costs was generally weak. However, dialysis practices (type of dialysis membrane, membrane reuse policy, and treatment duration) did have a significant effect on costs. Further, facilities whose payment was constrained by HCFA's ceiling on the adjustment for area wage rates incurred higher costs than unconstrained facilities. The costs of hospital-based units were considerably higher than those of freestanding units. Among chain units, only members of one of the largest national chains exhibited significant cost savings relative to independent facilities. CONCLUSIONS: Little evidence showed that adjusting dialysis payment to account for differences in case mix across facilities would be necessary to ensure access to care for high-cost patients or to reimburse facilities equitably for their costs. However, current efforts to increase dose of dialysis may require higher payments. Longer treatments appear to be the most economical method of increasing the dose of dialysis. Switching to more expensive types of dialysis membranes was a more costly means of increasing dose and hence must be justified by benefits beyond those of higher dose. Reusing membranes saved money, but the savings were insufficient to offset the costs associated with using more expensive membranes. Most, but not all, of the higher costs observed in hospital-based units appear to reflect overhead cost allocation rather than a difference in real resources devoted to treatment. The economies experienced by the largest chains may provide an explanation for their recent growth in market share. The heterogeneity of results by chain size implies that characterizing units using a simple chain status indicator variable is inadequate. Cost differences by facility type and the effects of the ongoing growth of large chains are worthy of continued monitoring to inform both payment policy and antitrust enforcement.  (+info)

Where do people go for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases? (2/1505)

CONTEXT: Major public health resources are devoted to the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) through public STD clinics. However, little is known about where people actually receive treatment for STDs. METHODS: As part of the National Health and Social Life Survey, household interviews were performed from February to September 1992 with 3,432 persons aged 18-59. Weighted population estimates and multinomial response methods were used to describe the prevalence of self-reported STDs and patterns of treatment utilization by persons who ever had a bacterial or viral STD. RESULTS: An estimated two million STDs were self-reported in the previous year, and 22 million 18-59-year-olds self-reported lifetime STDs. Bacterial STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease and syphilis) were more common than viral STDs (genital herpes, genital warts, hepatitis and HIV). Genital warts were the most commonly reported STD in the past year, while gonorrhea was the most common ever-reported STD. Almost half of all respondents who had ever had an STD had gone to a private practice for treatment (49%); in comparison, only 5% of respondents had sought treatment at an STD clinic. Respondents with a bacterial STD were seven times more likely to report going to an STD clinic than were respondents with a viral STD--except for chlamydia, which was more likely to be treated at family planning clinics. Men were significantly more likely than women to go to an STD clinic. Young, poor or black respondents were all more likely to use a family planning clinic for STD treatment than older, relatively wealthy or white respondents. Age, sexual history and geographic location did not predict particular types of treatment-seeking. CONCLUSIONS: The health care utilization patterns for STD treatment in the United States are complex. Specific disease diagnosis, gender, race and income status all affect where people will seek treatment. These factors need to be taken into account when STD prevention strategies are being developed.  (+info)

Evaluation of a smoking cessation intervention for pregnant women in an urban prenatal clinic. (3/1505)

A smoking cessation and relapse prevention intervention was tested in an urban, prenatal clinic serving predominantly low-income, African-American women. At their first prenatal visit, 391 smokers were randomly assigned to an experimental (E) group to receive usual clinic information plus a prenatal and postpartum intervention or to a control (C) group to receive only usual clinic information. The intervention consisted of individual skills instruction and counseling by a peer health counselor on the use of a self-help cessation guide and routine clinic reinforcement. Among the E group (n = 193), 6.2% were cotinine-confirmed quitters at third trimester and among the C group (n = 198) the quit rate was 5.6%. Quitters were light smokers at entry into prenatal care. Many had tried to quit smoking at least once prior to pregnancy.  (+info)

Essential drugs for ration kits in developing countries. (4/1505)

Since the early 1980s drug ration kits have been used to improve the supply of essential drugs to rural health facilities in developing countries. This paper evaluates some of the experiences with kit systems in Angola, Bhutan, Democratic Yemen, Guinea-Conakry, Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia in relation to the selection of drugs for the kits and their quantities and cost. Data were collected through a review of published papers, annual reports and programme evaluations, by questionnaires among field staff and interviews with key experts. In comparing the 10 programmes, 21 drugs can be identified that are used in at least two-thirds of all kits. This list may be useful for evaluation and planning purposes. Six drugs (ORS, chloroquine and 4 antibiotics) usually account for over 60% of the cost of the kit. Careful monitoring of the price and quantities of these 6 drugs can therefore be very cost-effective. In the absence of reliable data on morbidity and drug needs in the initial phases of a kit system, the median drug quantities in kits from these 10 countries may serve as a starting point. Accumulating surpluses are sometimes perceived as a serious disadvantage of kit systems, ORS, benzylbenzoate solution and iron tablets are the three drugs that have most frequently accumulated. These drugs are relatively cheap and usually have a long shelf-life; in most programmes they have been successfully redistributed to other health facilities while the kit content was being adapted. The overall financial loss due to accumulation of surpluses is therefore limited. Most programmes have reached a stable kit content within two years.  (+info)

The natural history of multiple sclerosis: a geographically based study. 5. The clinical features and natural history of primary progressive multiple sclerosis. (5/1505)

We report a natural history study of 216 patients with primary progressive (PP)- multiple sclerosis defined by at least 1 year of exacerbation-free progression at onset. This represents 19.8% of a largely population-based patient cohort having a mean longitudinal follow-up of 23 years. This subgroup of PP-multiple sclerosis patients had a mean age of onset of 38.5 years, with females predominating by a ratio of 1.3:1.0. The rate of deterioration from disease onset was substantially more rapid than for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, with a median time to disability status score (DSS) 6 and DSS 8 of 8 and 18 years, respectively. Forty-nine percent of patients were followed through to death. Examination of the early disease course revealed two groups with adverse prognostic profiles. Firstly, a shorter time to reach DSS 3 from onset of PP-multiple sclerosis significantly adversely influenced time to DSS 8. Second, involvement of three or more neurological systems at onset resulted in a median time to DSS 10 of 13.5 years in contrast to PP-multiple sclerosis patients with one system involved at onset where median time to death from multiple sclerosis was 33.2 years. However, age, gender and type of neurological system involved at onset appeared to have little influence on prognosis. Life expectancy, cause of mortality and familial history profile were similar in PP-multiple sclerosis and non-PP-multiple sclerosis (all other multiple sclerosis patients from the total population). From clinical onset, rate of progression was faster in the PP-multiple sclerosis group than in the secondary progressive (SP)-multiple sclerosis group. When the rates of progression from onset of the progressive phase to DSS 6, 8 and 10 were compared, SP-multiple sclerosis had a more rapid progressive phase. A substantial minority (28%) of the PP-multiple sclerosis cohort had a distinct relapse even decades after onset of progressive deterioration. These studies establish natural history outcomes for the subgroup of multiple sclerosis patients with primary progressive disease.  (+info)

Sophisticated hospital information system/radiology information system/picture archiving and communications system (PACS) integration in a large-scale traumatology PACS. (6/1505)

Picture archiving and communications system (PACS) in the context of an outpatient trauma care center asks for a high level of interaction between information systems to guarantee rapid image acquisition and distribution to the surgeon. During installation of the Innsbruck PACS, special aspects of traumatology had to be realized, such as imaging of unconscious patients without identification, and transferred to the electronic environment. Even with up-to-date PACS hardware and software, special solutions had to be developed in-house to tailor the PACS/hospital information system (HIS)/radiology information system (RIS) interface to the needs of radiologic and clinical users. An ongoing workflow evaluation is needed to realize the needs of radiologists and clinicians. These needs have to be realized within a commercially available PACS, whereby full integration of information systems may sometimes only be achieved by special in-house solutions.  (+info)

Improving pneumococcal vaccine rates. Nurse protocols versus clinical reminders. (7/1505)

OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of three interventions designed to improve the pneumococcal vaccination rate. DESIGN: A prospective controlled trial. SETTING: Department of Veterans Affairs ambulatory care clinic. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS: There were 3, 502 outpatients with scheduled visits divided into three clinic teams (A, B, or C). INTERVENTIONS: During a 12-week period, each clinic team received one intervention: (A) nurse standing orders with comparative feedback as well as patient and clinician reminders; (B) nurse standing orders with compliance reminders as well as patient and clinician reminders; and (C) patient and clinician reminders alone. Team A nurses (comparative feedback group) received information on their vaccine rates relative to those of team B nurses. Team B nurses (compliance reminders group) received reminders to vaccinate but no information on vaccine rates. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Team A nurses assessed more patients than team B nurses (39% vs 34%, p =.009). However, vaccination rates per total patient population were similar (22% vs 25%, p =.09). The vaccination rates for both team A and team B were significantly higher than the 5% vaccination rate for team C (p <.001). CONCLUSIONS: Nurse-initiated vaccine protocols raised vaccination rates substantially more than a physician and patient reminder system. The nurse-initiated protocol with comparative feedback modestly improved the assessment rate compared with the protocol with compliance reminders, but overall vaccination rates were similar.  (+info)

Regional dissemination of vancomycin-resistant enterococci resulting from interfacility transfer of colonized patients. (8/1505)

During early 1997, the Siouxland District Health Department (SDHD; Sioux City, IA) reported an increased incidence of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal (VRE) isolates at area health care facilities. To determine the prevalence and risk factors for colonization with VRE strains at 32 health care facilities in the SDHD region, a prevalence survey and case-control study were performed. Of 2266 patients and residents, 1934 (85%) participated, and 40 (2.1%) were positive for (gastrointestinal) VRE colonization. The prevalence of VRE isolates was significantly higher in acute care facilities (ACFs) than in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) (10/152 [6.6%] vs. 30/1782 [1.7%]; odds ratio [OR], 4.1; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.8-9.0). LTCF case patients were significantly more likely than controls to have been inpatients at any ACF (19/30 vs. 12/66; OR, 8.0; 95% CI, 2.7-23.8). Of 40 VRE isolates, 34 (85%) were a related strain. The predominant strain was present in all 12 LTCFs that had at least 1 case patient in each facility. Soon after the introduction of VRE isolates into this region, dissemination to multiple LTCFs resulted from resident transfer from ACFs to LTCFs.  (+info)

Reducing spatial access disparities to healthcare services is a growing priority for healthcare planners especially among developed countries with aging populations. There is thus a pressing need to determine which populations do not enjoy access to healthcare, yet efforts to quantify such disparities in spatial accessibility have been hampered by a lack of satisfactory measurements and methods. This study compares an optimised and the conventional version of the two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method to assess spatial accessibility to medical clinics in Montreal. We first computed catchments around existing medical clinics of Montreal Island based on the shortest network distance. Population nested in dissemination areas were used to determine potential users of a given medical clinic. To optimize the method, medical clinics (supply) were weighted by the number of physicians working in each clinic, while the previous years medical clinic users were computed by ten years age group was used as
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Because of long waiting times at the Free Clinic, lunch is served to waiting patients, January 2012 (Photo: RTM). The Road to Mandalay charity opened a Free Medical Clinic in Bagan on 6th August 2011. Details about the early months can be found in earlier posts: Part 1 and Part 2. January 2012 The Clinic was open on 13 days during January, treating a total of 1,605 patients during the month. The Clinic is normally opened on Friday, Saturday and Sunday each week, with both a morning and an afternoon clinic each day. During January, the Ananda Temple Festival is held. This lasts for 7 to 10 days and is the largest in Bagan. Schools are normally closed and thousands of worshippers accompanied by their children come from remote villages, often travelling by ox cart and staying in temporary tents. This meant that the Clinic was seeing patients from different villages during the Festival. Because of the long waiting times to see a doctor, the Clinic serves lunch to patients, where possible. ...
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Led by Mayor John Noak, the Village of Romeoville officially welcomed the Edward Walk-In Clinic to the Romeoville business community with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, January 30. The Walk-In Clinic, located in the JEWEL-OSCO pharmacy at 20 S. Weber Rd., officially opened last November. The Walk-In...
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HistoryThe Community Free Clinic has been in operation since February 1990 when Dr. Marty Gallagher began seeing patients at the Union Rescue Mission. In 1995, we moved to West Franklin Street where we had exam rooms and a reception area with a waiting room. In 2003, the 5400 square foot medical office became available at 249 Mill Street and the clinic purchased it.
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Do you need to visit a walk-in clinic but are not quite sure what kind of health conditions they can treat? Sometimes it can be hard to understand what you should do when you are experiencing health problems or are simply not feeling well. While you probably want to make an appointment with your primary care physician, sometimes you may feel like you just cannot wait. You could go to an emergency room, but how long will you need to wait to be seen by an emergency care physician? You also do not want to worry about all the expenses that come when going to an ER. This makes a medical clinic that offers walk-in services an ideal solution, as you can be seen quickly and do not have to worry about a large medical bill. ...
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A health Clinic is a one-day event focused on mobilizing health professionals to provide free medical and dental care through local faith communities.. Health Clinics can range from very small to very large. A health clinic can be one church with one doctor and one nurse. It can be a community resource fair with all of the resources in the community invited. It can be multiple churches coming together with dozens of doctors, dentists, nurses and hundred of volunteers to serve their community. The size of your clinic is up to you and the capacity of your congregation. Some churches decide they can meet the health needs of their community with one clinic a year and others decide that they want one each quarter, or even monthly.. This clinic model is designed to mobilize faith communities to provide pro bono care to the entire community. Health clinics can include a large variety of healthcare providers who serve together to transform their church building into a one-day professional health ...
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At Briggs Chaney Walk-In Clinic, we care about our community and are able to attend to emergency and basic care for all of our patients in Silver Spring, Maryland and surrounding areas. Since we understand that accidents and illness are never an expected event, our trained clinical staff is on hand seven days a week, to attend to your minor emergencies.. Our staff and facility is certified by the Urgent Care Association of America, so patients know that they are receiving quality care that is focused on individual needs. We can help in both diagnosing and treating issues from infection to accidental trauma ...
With Memorials virtual walk-in clinics, we bring our doctors to you. Within minutes, you can have a video visit with a Memorial physician from the comfort of home or wherever you might be, when you need it most. This is an ideal option for when you have minor illnesses or injuries, and if medication is needed, weve got you covered for that as well. Your prescription will be sent to your nearest pharmacy for pick up ...
Moreover, about one-third of large companies offer health clinics at or near the office. Often, employers offer discounts or waive co-payments for care at worksite clinics, Weber notes. Worksite clinics may also offer prescriptions at significantly reduced rates.. Additionally, there are 1,200 community clinics in the United States that offer a range of primary care, dental, mental health and pharmacy services to mostly low-income residents. Fees can range from $35 to $300, depending on the type of visit and an individuals income, according to Steven Abramson, marketing manager for the not-for-profit Community of Health Alliance of Pasadena. At the end of the day these clinics are a cheaper option than paying for a doctor, Abramson says (Zamosky, Times, 6/14). ...
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GAYLORD - The OMH Medical Groups MedCare Walk-In Clinic announces new hours of operation beginning on Monday, Aug. 31.MedCare will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 8
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Medicas Medical Clinic announces the hire of their new office manager, as it reaches three successful years in practice in Douglasville, GA. The new manager will support the growing need of the clinic’s healthcare professionals who provide many medical services, including wellness exams, women’s...
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Health&Help medical clinic is the only medical facility for over 20,000 local Guatemalans.Most of our patients are pregnant women, infants, and little children. In order to staff our obstetrics ca
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Assessment of hypertension management and outcomes at an indianapolis student- run free clinic. AU - Wahle, Benjamin. AU - Meyer, Kathryn. AU - Faller, Meredith. AU - Kochhar, Komal. AU - Sevilla, Javier. PY - 2017/5. Y1 - 2017/5. N2 - To characterize the quality of health care at student- run free clinics (SRFCs) by analyzing hypertension management and outcomes at the Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic (IUSOC). Methods. A retrospective review of medical records was conducted for hypertensive patients managed at IUSOC over 15 months (N = 64). Indiana University Student Outreach Clinics hypertension control rate was compared with National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data. Results. Blood pressure control rates increased significantly over the study period. Indiana University Student Outreach Clinics control rate did not differ significantly with the NHANES national average, but was significantly greater than the NHANES group with no usual source of ...
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Childrens Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville (CMHLG) launched a new walk-in clinic. The service is the first introduced by the Mental Health and Addictions Health Hub for Children and Youth. The hub, initiated by the Kemptville District Hospital, now boasts 20 community partners. The clinic runs every Wednesday from 11:00am to 7:00pm at the CMHLG office, located at the corner of Clothier and Rideau. It is open to anyone 18 years and under. There is no cost to the service. Community Counsellor Derek Atkinson says you dont need to call ahead or make an appointment. He says the walk-in clinic is a single session service to look at the concerns of the family or youth. Atkinson says the goal is to meet the family right where theyre at. He says the walk-in is there for people in crisis, or going through a difficult situation. Atkinson says you can come to the walk-in and have that conversation and find support. He says response from the community has been very positive. CMHLG also has a walk-in ...
Albuquerque Urgent Care Walk-In - Clinic is a urgent care located 5850 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87111 providing immediate, non-life-threatening healthcareservices to the Albuquerque area. For more information, call Albuquerque Urgent Care Walk-In - Clinic at (505) 200-2860.
Walk-in centres in the United Kingdom are similar to walk-in clinics in the United States, but are provided by the National Health Service, not on a commercial basis. They are not often located in retail facilities and are sometimes on hospital sites where they take patients who do not need the facilities of the Accident and Emergency Department. They are intended to divert patients from the A&E departments, which are under great pressure,[10] but there is a lack of public information about what services are provided and when. It has been pointed out that people need guidance to overcome an historic reliance on accident and emergency. Different words - walk-in centres, minor injury units and urgent care centres - may be used for similar facilities. In Blackpool the Walk-in centre and the Same Day Health Centre were both renamed Urgent Treatment Centres in August 2018. This was said to be a clear and comprehensive offer to patients. These urgent treatment centres were open for at least 12 hours a ...
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The mission of The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington (FCSW) is to provide free, compassionate, quality medical care to children and adults who are otherwise unable to access health services. FCSW operates two evenings per week for walk in patient visits and holds monthly immunization clinics. Medical providers and nurses, as well as laboratory and pharmacy personnel all work on a voluntary basis. Funding for FCSW services currently comes from private foundation and industry grants and a large portion of the clinic space and supplies are obtained by donation. FCSW does not receive any financial support from federal, state, or local governments. Some donors request details about patient demographics and evidence of community support before making donations or awarding grants. The objectives of this project were to organize and standardize the data from patient visits during recent years to enable its transfer into a new Access® database; to assist with testing and refining of the new software; to
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Find the free clinic closest to you in Tennessee. These clinics and free health centers cater to STDs, pregnancies and other common health issues for the uninsured, low income families, and people. Including STD testing, treatments and cures.
We observed a significant improvement in glycemic control as a decrease in mean HbA1c among participants who attended ≥2 appointments at FQHCs. By contrast, participants who did not use the FQHC as their primary provider did not have a significant improvement in glycemic control, even though they had a mean of 1.9 free clinic visits (SD, 0.98 visits) at the 9-month follow up. Although a few studies have shown that underserved patients can achieve control of chronic conditions such as diabetes under the care of free clinics, this seems to be possible when continuity of care is achieved, since their participants visited the free clinics on average ,5 times in a 12-month period.14,15 Hence we attribute the improved glycemic control found in this study in part to physician-patient relationships during continuous care.. We surmise that improved adherence to medication regimens is also of particular importance. As shown in Table 3, before the intervention, participants reported not taking their ...
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Wait time, defined as time spent in the waiting and exam rooms waiting to see a provider, is a key quality metric in a number of national patient experience surveys. However, the literature on wait time does not show a consistent correlation between long waits and worse overall patient care experiences. Herein, we examine contextual factors that can shape the manner in which patients may respond to different wait times. We also identify actions providers and clinics can take to promote positive wait experiences and mitigate negative ones. We conducted over 130 h of semi-structured interviews with patients new to two HIV primary care clinics in Houston, Texas. We interviewed patients before the first provider visit, again within two weeks of the first visit, and again at 6-12 months. We analyzed the interviews using directed and conventional content analysis. Our study showed that patients
Synergy Medical Clinic has as its goal to provide the community with access to Family Physicians who are the backbone of any healthcare system. Patient wellness benefits by providing continuous and comprehensive service at the point of care. We make every effort to ensure a positive patient experience. We are committed to providing the highest quality medical care in a state-of-the-art facility. Our location in Synergy Wellness Centre also provides our patients with access to a variety of complementary medical clinics and services.
International Medical Clinic (IMC). International Medical Clinic (IMC) specialises in family, paediatric and travel medicine. IMC has provided medical care in Singapore for over 17 years and is the first choice medical provider for the international community. ...
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One of many so-called megacities growing at rapid speeds around the world, Lagos attracts a steady flow of people from rural areas of Nigeria and from other countries. MSF is offering free-of-charge medical services in three slum areas of Lagos, including Makoko, where teams are running a clinic on land and constructing a rather unique small clinic on water.
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Parents and caregivers with sick little ones will have pediatric health care close at hand during the Christmas break thanks to holiday hours in the Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic at Hotel Dieu Hospital. The walk-in clinic will be operating 9 am to 12 noon on Dec. 24 and from 10 am to 4 pm, Dec. 28 to 31 inclusive.
STD Clinics are able to provide various, if not all, varieties of testing for any sexually transmitted disease or also referred to as an STD. The personnel in STD clinics can give distinctive services that are not available in ordinary hospitals, just like a solid support system for people who are infected with the sickness and also excellent medical support for those who have no sufficient cash for the entire STD medical procedure.. Amongst the several ailments an STD clinic can offer anyone some treatment is the Syphilis sickness. The remedy for Syphilis is not sophisticated as some individuals may presume. If diagnosed earlier, it may go away quickly. Syphilis remedy is non-intrusive, easy and with the aid of your health care provider, getting medication wont be that difficult.. But yet of course, it is always much better to stay away from the things that can direct you to contracting this form of condition. In the event you have caught one by now, then better think about getting a sexually ...
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Matthew Winn, Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, which runs the large scale vaccination centres across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough said: People aged 40 and over and those who are clinically vulnerable can now access their second Astra Zeneca vaccination dose at walk-in clinics at seven of our vaccination centres across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. ...
Samaritan Pacific Walk-In Clinic now offers Sunday hours. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can produce long-term health problems. They are often linked to HIV, which can also be sexually transmitted, because both occur in the same populations and because STIs and HIV interact biologically. Having an STI other than HIV can increase the risk of HIV acquisition and transmission as well as negatively impact HIV progression. The population of people who go to clinics specializing in STIs are particularly at risk of engaging in risky sexual behaviors and having poor health outcomes-like infection with an STI. This study will test the effectiveness of using an educational DVD to reduce incidence of risky sexual behaviors and STI acquisition, including risk of HIV, and to improve overall health.. Participation in this study will involve two phases. In Phase 1, participants will complete both computerized and paper surveys and watch an educational DVD. The educational DVD may include information on diet, physical activity, sleep, smoking, STIs, and ...
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ROCKY MOUNT - UNC Cardiology at Nash has recently opened an outpatient Heart Failure and Intravenous Diuresis Clinic to improve care and access to services for heart failure patients.
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We compare the performance of general medical clinics (GMCs) and specialist diabetes clinics (SDCs) at different types of hospitals, for quality of diabetes care. Preliminary investigation suggested that SDCs outperform GMCs in achieving various processes of care (HbA1c exam, foot exam, and All FACE), clinical target (blood pressure target), and combination of process of care and clinical target (the Num7Q). However, we found that hospital type modified the relative efficacy of specialist clinics and only when a subsequent subgroup analysis by hospital type (regional, provincial, and community) was performed did the true nature of difference between GMCs and SDCs become apparent. For process of care examination, we found that patients who attended SDCs were had a substantially higher chance of achieving of eye and foot exams, regardless of hospital type. However, beyond this, the magnitude, and even direction, of differences between SDCs and GMCs varied with hospital type. Larger hospital ...
SET Family Medical Clinics Free Immunization Clinic free shots for children ages 4-18 who are uninsured, Medicaid-eligible, American Indian or Alaskan Native. Patients must bring immunization records. Appointments required, only via phone.
STD Clinics are able to provide various, if not all, varieties of testing for any sexually transmitted disease or also referred to as an STD. The personnel in STD clinics can give distinctive services that are not available in ordinary hospitals, just like a solid support system for people who are infected with the sickness and also excellent medical support for those who have no sufficient cash for the entire STD medical procedure.. Amongst the several ailments an STD clinic can offer anyone some treatment is the Syphilis sickness. The remedy for Syphilis is not sophisticated as some individuals may presume. If diagnosed earlier, it may go away quickly. Syphilis remedy is non-intrusive, easy and with the aid of your health care provider, getting medication wont be that difficult.. But yet of course, it is always much better to stay away from the things that can direct you to contracting this form of condition. In the event you have caught one by now, then better think about getting a sexually ...
Harmony Medical Clinic is committed to providing high quality, medical care in a clean and friendly environment with added convenience. Our clinic provides both Family Practice and Walk-In style medical service where patients can be treated by a qualified health care team. We understand our patients needs and treat all with care and respect. We are conveniently located on the main level, inside the Superstore at Taunton Road East and Harmony Road North in Oshawa, Ontario. An on-site pharmacy provides expert advice and services to our patients. Many other amenities are also provided on-site including:. ...
ValleyCare Medical Clinic is a busy family practice clinic in Courtenay, providing full service Family Medicine / General Practice including preventative care, chronic disease management, minor surgery, third party medicals and other non-insured services.
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Background/significance: Effective team functioning plays an integral role in patient experience and resultant scores. Several initiatives across Aurora Health Care address quality, patient satisfaction and communication but none have explicitly addressed the competencies required to be effective team members. Purpose: Determine if implementation of TeamSTEPPS (TS), an evidence-based teamwork system, curriculum training to all caregivers will result in improved patient experience metrics and caregiver satisfaction; and if the 55-item TS assessment can be shortened without significant loss of content. Methods: The TS team assessment, a Likert scale questionnaire, was administered to all caretakers prior to training at two Family Medicine residency ambulatory clinics. The TS curriculum was customized for initial caregiver training based on the pre-assessment results and needs of the pilot sites, and delivered following a
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Antibiotics are prescribed to almost half of Americans attending emergency medical clinics. cold, influenza Or other conditions that cannot be treated with Drug, According to a new study.. According to a study published in the journal on July 17, the rate is three times that of traditional clinics. JAMA Internal Medicine... Experts warn that unnecessary use of antibiotics puts patients at risk of serious side effects and contributes to an increased threat of antibiotic-resistant strains. Washington post report.. British studies predict that antibiotic-resistant strains could kill 10 million people worldwide annually by 2050.Its more than the number of cancer Dead (number). ...
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The Assessment of Attendant Care Needs (form 1) application is completed and submitted to the Auto Insurance Company to compensate the person injured in a motor vehicle accident (the claimant) with some of the expenses for personal attendant in case the person needs help with the personal care.. ...
The centre provides inpatient and ambulatory care. The centre announced that it would consolidate its services in a single ... The facility replaced the existing facilities of the Royal Victoria Hospital (on April 26, 2015), the Montreal Children's ... "A state-of-the-art, multipod facility for studies of tuberculosis, influenza and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)". Research ... providing all aspects of specialized and complex care to both populations amongst its sites with paediatric, adult and cancer ...
"New Ambulatory Pavilion Opens at Queens Hospital: State-of-the-Art Facility Ushers in a New Era of Care". Dormitory Authority ... It is an outpatient ambulatory care facility. It was designed by the Perkins Eastman firm, and constructed by Dormitory ... Ambulatory Care Pavilion". Perkins Eastman. Retrieved July 31, 2017. Fargo, Jason (August 2005). "Spotlight on Health-Care ... Three other facilities were also absorbed into the new hospital: Neponsit Beach Hospital, another tuberculosis hospital ...
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Only ambulatory care is offered at the Haaksbergen and Losser facilities. A number of MST specialists spend one or two days per ... It is mainly an ambulatory facility, though some small low-risk surgeries which do not require more than two days of ... It also has a small urgent care department which is open in the morning, afternoon and evening but not at night; ambulances do ... It is a top-clinical center offering secondary and limited tertiary care. The hospitals has a license for 1070 beds, over 200 ...
Services offered or in development include inpatient facilities for palliative care, oncology and haematology patients.[8] ... Withybush was to have a new 12-hour paediatric ambulatory care unit. [5] ... In September 2014 a new renal dialysis unit run by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Ltd was opened at the hospital, with a ... "Hywel Dda UHB: Withybush Emergency & Urgent Care Centre". Retrieved 30 December 2017.. ...
73% of the 41,000 ambulatory care facilities were operated by the public. The public hospital infrastructure required hospitals ... This has compromised patient care and created an incredible need for improvement in the emergency care system. A current plan ... which called upon the entire health care system to improve emergency care in order to address the increasing number of victims ... resulting from an overwhelmed primary care infrastructure. The document delineates standards of care for staffing, equipment, ...
Inpatient units, perioperative facilities and ambulatory care space also saw major redevelopment. The most prominent exterior ... This early pediatric facility had no private beds and, since health care in Canada at that time was private, surgical and ... The IWK is the largest facility in Atlantic Canada caring for patients under 21 years of age, and the only Level 1 pediatric ... The location chosen was immediately west and adjacent to the province's largest health care facility, the Victoria General ...
This includes hospital and ambulatory care; health-related research; development of vaccines, drugs, reagents, and diagnostic ... Fiocruz includes several fixed facilities in Rio de Janeiro and other locations; however, it contributes to improving health ...
Discovery Health Center - 1st LEED NC Certified ambulatory care facility in the country. Arlington Free Clinic - 1st LEED CI ... "Our Facility". Arlington Free Clinic. Archived from the original on March 11, 2011. Retrieved June 21, 2011. "Midwest ... Rush University Medical Center, Orthopedic Ambulatory Building - Largest LEED CS Gold healthcare building in the country. ...
It provides outpatient Ambulatory care services in both on campus and off site facilities. Brookdale specializes in ... An Urgent Care Center Six primary care Brookdale Family Care Centers, located in the outlying communities. Pharmacy - The ... Brookdale is both a treatment facility and an academic medical center, certified with 530 acute-care beds, and more than 50 ... It has many advanced clinical programs and training in PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice and the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care residency programs ...
In winter 2005, Jacobi opened a new 344-bed tertiary care facility. A new ambulatory care center designed by architect Ian ... The Jacobi Hyperbaric Medicine Service provides care for both inpatient and ambulatory patients in a large facility featuring a ... Jacobi provides health care for some 1.2 million Bronx and New York City area residents. It is one of the 11 acute care ... Its work in AIDS care and research led Jacobi to the establishment of the first hospital-based pediatric AIDS Day Care Program ...
The facility can accommodate 80,000 emergency patient visits and 201,000 ambulatory care visits annually. The hospital has ... Brampton Civic Hospital is an acute care hospital in Brampton, Ontario and part of the William Osler Health System. It is a ...
... is Medicare and Medicaid certified, and has a 295-bed nursing facility with 24-hour care. It is one of the ... Renovations of The Center for Community Health and Wellness, an ambulatory care pavilion that serves over 345,000 outpatient ... The facility offers comprehensive healthcare services, including outpatient, specialty, and skilled nursing care. It primarily ... Matt Essert, "Gouverneur Opens New Ambulatory Care Pavilion and Penthouse," Downtown, September 20, 2011. Fred Mogul, "Historic ...
The hospitals have since collaborated to provide pediatric emergency care at Ohio Health campuses and urgent care facilities ... Also on site is the Outpatient Care Center, which provides subspecialty ambulatory clinics; an outpatient lab and outpatient ... Also in 1966, a new infant intensive care service (NICU) opened, specializing in the care of the seriously ill infants. It was ... Fellowships are available in 33 areas of patient care, including Cardiology, Child Abuse and Maltreatment, Critical Care, ...
The Whitney-Hendrickson Facility housing Davis Center functions as the MCC's primary ambulatory care facility. The three-story ... These facilities are the Ben F. Roach Cancer Care Facility, the Dorothy Enslow Combs Cancer Research Facility, the M. Margrite ... The Ben F. Roach Cancer Care Facility (Pavilion CC) of the Markey Cancer Center provides over 52,000 square feet of space ... and the Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson Cancer Facility for Women. These four facilities comprise the Markey Cancer Center ...
CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "NYU Langone Opens New Ambulatory Care Center on 38th Street". NYU Hospitals Center. 23 ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "2084-Space Sciences Building Facility Information". Cornell University Facilities. ... Koch Center for Ambulatory Care AIA Pennsylvania, Honor Award, 2018 - University of Maryland, College Park - A. James Clark ... The ENIAC initiated the modern computing industry and the firm went on to design technology-related facilities for IBM and the ...
Some patients requiring highly specialized care would need to be transferred to tertiary care facilities in Vancouver. Richmond ... In 1997 the Westminster Health Centre building was opened to house administration, psychiatry and ambulatory care. The same ... Integrated Palliative Care Program Intensive Care and Coronary Care Maternity Medicine (includes cardiology, gastroenterology, ... In 1992 Richmond General Hospital was rebranded as "The Richmond Hospital" while the Minoru Residence extended care facility ...
His first duty at Camp Gordon was in a dispensary which was an ambulatory care facility. After that assignment and attending ... He was responsible for a system of health care that included hospitals, medical clinics, and dental clinics scattered worldwide ... The Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians The Distinguished Service Award from the Federal Health Care ...
36 freestanding and hospital-based long term care facilities, 12 assisted living facilities, five continuing care retirement ... In 1999, the Sister M. Elizabeth Corry Ambulatory Care Center opened across Haddon Avenue from the hospital. The 46,000-square- ... Immediately after purchasing the facility, Lourdes invested $20 million in a new critical care building. The expansion, which ... Osborn Family Health Center: Founded in 1974 to provide optimal prenatal care to the women of Camden and primary care to their ...
"The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Opens New Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center in King of Prussia". Children's ... The Gulph Road facilities includes practices in sports medicine, oncology, and pediatric imagery. The facility is part of a ... In 1982, the college opened up a new facility called Penn State King of Prussia Center. King of Prussia is home to the King of ... The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 135,000-square-foot (13,000 m2) "Specialty Care and Surgery Center" opened in King of ...
73% of the 41,000 ambulatory care facilities were operated by the public.[3]. ... This has compromised patient care and created an incredible need for improvement in the emergency care system.[7] ... which called upon the entire health care system to improve emergency care in order to address the increasing number of victims ... resulting from an overwhelmed primary care infrastructure. The document delineates standards of care for staffing, equipment, ...
The Womack Ambulatory Patient Care Annex opened in March 1974. On October 1, 1991, Womack changed names to Womack Army Medical ... The facility is named for Medal of Honor recipient Bryant H. Womack. It contains 138 beds with about 66,000 patients visiting ... It was built in June, 1932 with an 83-bed, three-story facility. It closed in 1941 once USA Station Hospital Number Two and ... The hospital was a 500-bed facility located in 22 buildings. USA Station Hospital One was built after the first hospital was ...
Service is provided via a 24/7 emergency room, along with ambulatory care, outpatient, and extensive inpatient facilities. ... The facility also has one of province's four Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), capable of serving neonates born as ... Royal Columbian Hospital was again ranked one of the top hospitals in the country in caring for infants in its NICU in the ... Since the hospital had the busiest cardiac care centre, the new ability to perform open-heart surgery cemented their role as a ...
The hospital was originally opened in 1978 as an ambulatory care center for Grandview Medical Center in Dayton. Southview ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Acute Care Hospitals". Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. 2012. Retrieved 16 ... The only facility of its kind in Southwest Ohio, the Hand Center has five Board certified hand surgeons and a full therapy ... Southview Medical Center is a 116-bed acute care hospital in Washington Township at the intersection of State Route 725 and I- ...
The Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center provides ambulatory, clinical, and inpatient heart and stroke care in one central ... and contacting care providers. The facility is named for Joan and Irwin Jacobs in recognition of a $75 million gift they made ... It provides outpatient care for more than 200 cancer types and is a regional center for cancer research and clinical trials of ... The facility includes eight surgery suites, basic and advanced imaging, physical therapy and pain management, as well as ...
... this facility offers long term nursing, respite care, subacute care and palliative care. Virtua Camden offers many outpatient ... The Virtua Voorhees Ambulatory Care Center is part of the building and opened in 2012. The Virtua Voorhees originally had its ... The Lourdes Regional Rehabilitation Center is the only comprehensive rehabilitation facility located within an acute care ... The building contains physician offices, as well as facilities for diagnostic testing and outpatient surgery. This facility ...
The first care facility, Mountain View Manor a 75-bed residential care facility, was opened in 1977. The acute-care hospital ... About 34,000 patients visit the Emergency Department, 34,000 visit for ambulatory care, and 29,000 tested for diagnostic ... the Delta facility was downgraded from acute-care to a sub-acute facility with 38 beds. A small intensive care unit was closed ... The hospital also has Mountain View Manor on site that is a 92-bed residential care facility. Neighbouring facilities are the ...
Rutledge Tower Ambulatory Care Facility renovation (1998), College of Health Professions Complex (2005), Hollings Cancer Center ... Patient care Dental student clinics: Specialty care graduate clinics: Pediatrics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, and Oral Surgery ... and affiliated faculty practice association ambulatory care centers. In the past ten years, $200 million in capital ... burn care, ophthalmology, hearing loss, genetics, pediatric emergency services, rheumatology, and cancer care. In 1994, Peter B ...
These include both ambulatory care and inpatient services, Emergency departments, intensive care medicine, surgery services, ... Wilderness medicine entails the practice of medicine in the wild, where conventional medical facilities may not be available. ... Some primary care providers may also take care of hospitalized patients and deliver babies in a secondary care setting. ... Urgent care focuses on delivery of unscheduled, walk-in care outside of the hospital emergency department for injuries and ...
LADHS comprises a network of medical facilities throughout Los Angeles County, including four hospitals, two ambulatory care ... Ambulatory Care Network, which was created to provide primary care, outpatient specialty care, and ambulatory surgery, consists ... Outpatient Care Centers[edit]. LADHS, through its Ambulatory Care Network (ACN), operates two outpatient care centers, which ... including two ambulatory care centers and 16 local health clinics. DHS also runs the My Health LA health care program, which ...
"Laboratory and facilities management building". cyldewaterfront.com. Retrieved 12 February 2018.. *^ "Staff at Glasgow's new ... emergency care and even a rapid access lift from the emergency helicopter pad on the roof of the adult hospital. For example, ... The main hospital facilities are also linked to the laboratory buildings via an underground tunnel and pneumatic tube system.[2 ... The whole facility is operated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.[2][3] ...
The Royal Government of Bhutan maintains a policy of free and universal access to primary health care. As hospital facilities ... The system is decentralized with private practice physicians providing ambulatory care, and independent, mostly non-profit ... Main article: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. See also: Health care reform in the United States and Health care in ... The NHS provides, among other things, primary care, in-patient care, long-term healthcare, psychiatric care and treatments, ...
This facility houses the RAHC clinical research center and also the South Texas VA Health Care Center. ... School of Nursing: Acute Nursing Care, Chronic Nursing Care, Family Nursing Care. ... clinics and health care facilities in South Texas. The university offers more than 65 degrees, the large majority of them being ... 2007: The second facility was dedicated at The Regional Academic Health Center in the Lower Rio Grande Valley[36] campus - the ...
... residential care facilities, nursing homes, home health care agencies, and hospice organizations. The National Health Care ... Provider sites surveyed include physician offices, community health centers, ambulatory surgery centers, hospital outpatient ... National Health Care SurveysEdit. The National Health Care Surveys provide information about the organizations and providers ... disparities in the use and quality of care; and diffusion of health care technologies, including drugs, surgical procedures, ...
As of December 31, 2008 there were 276 EHR projects under way in Canadian hospitals, other health-care facilities, pharmacies ... In July 2006, CCHIT released its first list of 22 certified ambulatory EHR products, in two different announcements.[69] ... S.10 Care/treatment plans. ● Seg2 Legal Agreements, Seg10 Care/Treatment Plans and Orders, Seg13 Scheduled Appointments/Events ... care providers to review and update a patient's electronic medical record at any of the VA's over 1,000 health care facilities ...
... making it one of the busiest ambulatory facilities in the country. Approximately 95% of the physicians on staff at the hospital ... Detroit Receiving, along with Harper University Hospital, is home to Cardio Team One, a cardiac care program designed to ... The facility received an award from the American Institute of Architecture for design, and houses an art collection, composed ... Detroit Receiving Hospital (DRH) was founded in 1915 as a city-owned hospital, dedicated to caring for everyone, regardless of ...
In May 2016, Joint Commission International, a US-based body that assesses hospitals and health care facilities globally, re- ... The hospital currently (2016) has 118 inpatient beds, 52 ambulatory beds and stations, and 403 staff. In 2016 it admitted ... such as cancer care, cardiac and eye surgeries, neonatal intensive care, children's dialysis and physical rehabilitation of ... It is the second largest hospital in East Jerusalem, as well as the sole remaining specialized care unit located in the West ...
Patient Care Facilities[edit]. City of Hope's main campus in Duarte has several treatment facilities for inpatient and ... the Geri and Richard Brawerman Center for Ambulatory Care and the Women's Center. ... Grant to City of Hope's Division of Nursing Research for study of palliative care and quality-of-life concerns for lung cancer ... Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is one of six research facilities established by funding from the Arnold and Mabel ...
... a comprehensive construction and renovation program that includes a 14-story inpatient care facility and advanced emergency ... response center (opened in 2012), a five-story ambulatory orthopedic building that opened in 2009, a seven-story parking garage ... The 14-level patient care tower houses acute and critical care patients, as well as surgical, diagnostic and therapeutic ... It includes hospital facilities for adults and children. The hospital also includes the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center (a 61- ...
Palliative care. Palliative care is treatment that attempts to help the patient feel better and may be combined with an attempt ... "Parenteral anticoagulation in ambulatory patients with cancer". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 12 (12): CD006652 ... that encourage grantee institutions to grow without making sufficient investments in their own faculty and facilities.[215][216 ... Palliative care may be confused with hospice and therefore only indicated when people approach end of life. Like hospice care, ...
... water storage facilities and dams, gas pipelines, airports, defense facilities, maritime facilities, and all other areas which ... John Ambulance and private ambulatory services; police services that have not changed over to Red and blue ... but can still technically be prosecuted for dangerous driving or for driving without due care and attention); he can go through ... Green emergency lighting is used on vehicles which are protecting nuclear facilities, oil & gas depots, ...
... primary care centers, medical transport, and ambulatory care services.[20] There are a number of accreditation schemes ... In Brazil, Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo was the first JCI-accredited facility outside of the US,[64] and more than a ... Main article: Health care in Cuba § Health tourism and pharmaceutics. United StatesEdit. Main article: Health care in the ... Mexico is most reputed for advanced care in dentistry and cosmetic surgery. Medical care in Mexico saves a patient 40% to 65% ...
A heavily referenced paper from 1989 suggests that the response is immediate and gives pre-ambulatory care recommendations.[42] ... Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 2008-02-02.. *^ M. Walderhaug (January 1992). "Bad Bug Book: ...
Critical Care Building (Phase 2B). The £95 million critical-care building on the RVH site will be located next to the existing ... 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 ... 25 bed-intensive care unit (one of the largest in Europe)[citation needed] ...
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. *American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities ... Ambulatory surgery centers (ASC), also known as outpatient surgery centers or same day surgery centers, are health care ... An ambulatory surgery center and a specialty hospital often provide similar facilities and support similar types of procedures ... The three main accreditors of ASCs are the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), ...
... comprehensive abortion care,vauthors=Kapp N, von Hertzen H,publisher=Wiley-Blackwell,year=2009,isbn=1-4051-7696-2,veditors=Paul ... ambulatory surgery centers, and hospitals. Feticidal agents may be particularly important when issues of viability arise.,df= ... of all abortions performed in nonhospital facilities × 31% early medical abortions of all nonhospital abortions = 30% early ... comprehensive abortion care,vauthors=Hammond C, Chasen ST,publisher=Wiley-Blackwell,year=2009,isbn=1-4051-7696-2,veditors=Paul ...
Acute care NPs serve a specific population of patients. They generally work in in-patient facilities that include neonatology, ... Quality of care. A review of studies comparing outcomes of care by NPs and by physicians in primary care, urgent care, and ... Primary care NPs work in places like primary care and community healthcare centers, as well as long-term care institutions. The ... a b Compare the Education Gaps Between Primary Care Physicians and Nurse Practitioners. Primary Care Coalition. Retrieved ...
Cancellation rates vary among facilities, depending partly on the types of patients receiving care, ranging from 4.6% for ... This high level of customer service of being able to book cases on short notice is one reason ambulatory surgery centers ... Facilities with long work days will have greater tardiness because the longer the day, the more uncertainty about case start ... Increasingly, facilities are hiring a physician medical director for the OR, as represented by a surgeon, anesthesiologist, or ...
"Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices in ambulatory care". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (4): ... "Acinetobacter baumannii infections among patients at military medical facilities treating injured U.S. service members, 2002- ... Care Med. 32 (2): 358-63. PMID 14758148. doi:10.1097/01.CCM.0000108866.48795.0F.. ... McCormack J, Allan GM (2012). "A prescription for improving antibiotic prescribing in primary care". British Medical Journal ...
HPH's Kellogg Cancer Center has facilities to offer care to oncology patients in Lake County. The hospital offers care for the ... Highland Park features a new Ambulatory Care Center and Wound Care Center. ... Evanston Hospital expanded to 475 beds during the 1940s and established intensive care, cardiac care, kidney dialysis center ... The facility was built in 1977. Glenbrook offers cardiac catheterization and ultra fast CT scan, total hip and knee replacement ...
The facility includes Cardiac and Liver Center; 21 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU); Dental, Ambulatory (Outpatient) Care, Long ... Ambulatory Care Center, Home Health Care Program, VIP Wards, Royal Suite, College of Medicine and Nursing College. ... starting from primary health care up to tertiary specialized care. In 2012, It became a recognized center on the international ... With a bed capacity of 690 beds, it provides all types of care to all National Guard soldiers and their families, ...
... medical and dental facilities with poor standards of care and cleanliness are the most common reason that Hepatitis C spreads.[ ... http://www.casemedicine.com/ambulatory/Continuity%20Clinic/Clinic%20Articles/1)%20July/2)Week%20of%20July%2025th/chronic%20hep% ... 29.0 29.1 Lam, NC; Gotsch, PB and Langan, RC (2010-11-15). "Caring for pregnant women and newborns with hepatitis B or C.". ... Also, more people are getting medical care with medical equipment that is not sterile, and it is more common for medications to ...
Patient-Based Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Experience). The NYU School of Medicine also offers several 5-year joint degree ... Research facilities include the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences and the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular ... In 1884, the Carnegie Laboratory, the first facility in the U.S. devoted to teaching and research in bacteriology and pathology ... 1884: The Carnegie Laboratory, the first facility in the United States devoted to teaching and research in bacteriology and ...
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 ...
Many facilities have developed special queries of CHCS or new tools to facilitate workflow and processes. One such tool is an ... This information is then sent into CHCS and its subsystems (ADM - ambulatory data module) provide the official repository of ... Managed Care Program; used to support TRICARE enrollees by enrolling them to Primary Care Managers), PAD (Patient ... The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) is a medical informatics system designed by Science Applications International ...
This Research Foundation report is collected and analyzed data on ambulatory health care facilities in order to provide more ... Evaluating Occupant Load Factors for Ambulatory Health Care Facilities. *Determining Self-Preservation Capability in Pre-School ... Fire Protection Research Foundation report: "Evaluating Occupant Load Factors for Ambulatory Health Care Facilities" March 2015 ... a need was identified for supportable occupant load factors for ambulatory health care facilities. The Technical Committee on ...
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Although many acute care components of an environmental cleaning program can and should be utilized in the ambulatory setting, ... Acute care hospitals and ambulatory settings both have surfaces and devices that can contribute to the transmission of ... Regardless of the health care setting, environmental cleaning is one of the foundational components of any infection prevention ... Cleaning acute care hospitals and ambulatory settings. Different types of facilities can require different approaches. February ...
With more than 50 locations across Broward County, theres always a Broward Health doctors office, urgent care center, or top- ... Broward Health Facilities With more than 20 locations across Broward County, theres always a Broward Health doctors office, ... urgent care center, or top-ranked hospital within range. Maybe even closer than you think. Find the Broward Health facility ... Pompano Prenatal Care Center. 601 W. Atlantic Blvd. (2nd floor). Pompano Beach, FL 33060. 954-786-5418 ...
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One Facilitys Approach: 10.4018/978-1-60566-988-5.ch071: Evaluating clinician satisfaction with an electronic medical record ( ... Assessing Physician and Nurse Satisfaction with an Ambulatory Care EMR: ... Wager, Karen A. "Assessing Physician and Nurse Satisfaction with an Ambulatory Care EMR: One Facilitys Approach." In Health ... Wager, Karen A. "Assessing Physician and Nurse Satisfaction with an Ambulatory Care EMR: One Facilitys Approach." Health ...
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According to a 2010 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than three-quarters of all health care ... hospital-based outpatient clinics and ambulatory surgery centers. This has created a greater need for effective environmental ... Outpatient care continues to accelerate as public policy encourages patients with chronic diseases to get care outside of the ... Cleaning acute care hospitals and ambulatory settings Different types of facilities can require different approaches. ...
Ambulatory Care Facilities on the Move. How adaptive design for interiors and furnishings lets ambulatory care facilities ... Caregivers shift constantly from direct patient care to administrative tasks and information sharing. Concentrated work, peer ...
13 CHAPTER IV PLANNING AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA An ambulatory care f a c i l i t y i s r u d i m e n t a ... The ambulatory care facility is a new phenomenon in the British Columbia health care delivery system. Therefore, not only is ... ambulatory care or an ambulatory care f a c i l i t y . Attempts at d e f i n i t i o n s have been made i n the past ( ... A NEW METHOD FOR PLANNING AN AMBULATORY CARE FACILITY by JOHN ROSS RICHARDSON B.Sc. (Hons.), U n i v e r s i t y of V i c t o r ...
Ambulatory care facilities. In: Abrutyn E, ed. Saunders Infection Control Reference Service. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co; ... the CDC also recommended that health care facilities provide influenza vaccine annually to all health care personnel at no cost ... Toys in ambulatory facility reception and waiting areas should be disposable or washable and of appropriate sizes and shapes to ... In the ambulatory setting, the goal is to prevent transmission of infectious agents to patients and visitors, health care ...
Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Revenues Market Size Forecasts Benchmarks Analysis, Including Statistics, Trends, Averages, ... Forecasts and Benchmarks Report for the Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, ... Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, including Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Continuing Care ... Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, including Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Continuing Care ...
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  • Acute care hospitals and ambulatory settings both have surfaces and devices that can contribute to the transmission of pathogens. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • Infection prevention and control is an integral part of pediatric practice in ambulatory medical settings as well as in hospitals. (aappublications.org)
  • New Jersey is home to over 2,000 licensed hospitals, nursing homes, and medical care facilities. (nj.us)
  • A new study comparing the cost to Medicare of 22 urological surgical procedures performed in each setting has found that ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices are less costly than hospitals. (elsevier.com)
  • Our findings indicate that for comparable procedures, hospitals were associated with significantly higher payments than ambulatory surgical centers and the physician office," says lead investigator John M. Hollingsworth, MD, Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health Services Research and Center for Healthcare Outcomes & Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (elsevier.com)
  • In fact, offloading 50% of the procedures from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers would save the Medicare program nearly $66 million annually. (elsevier.com)
  • Ambulatory surgical centers and physician offices were less costly than hospitals for all but two of the procedures. (elsevier.com)
  • For instance, average adjusted total payments for urodynamic procedures performed at ambulatory surgical centers were less than a third of those done in hospitals. (elsevier.com)
  • Additionally, emergency rooms and hospitals may see increased numbers of cases days after the first, milder symptoms of disease bring new patients to ambulatory-care settings. (cdc.gov)
  • Our students will be provided with the education, tools and resources to help them gain employment in the full continuum of healthcare including hospitals, physician practices, long-term care settings and public health, research and consultant organizations. (gannon.edu)
  • Learn about the business side of health care and prepare for advancement in hospitals, outpatient facilities, and other health care settings by completing this fully online Master's in Health Care Administration degree. (excelsior.edu)
  • According to a 2010 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association , more than three-quarters of all health care operations in the U.S. are performed in settings outside the hospital, including physician offices, hospital-based outpatient clinics and ambulatory surgery centers. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Revenues Market Size Forecasts Benchmarks Analysis industry's financial results, ratios, statistics, metrics, historic financials and forecast growth rates in one package, 60 to 70 pages. (plunkettresearch.com)
  • Comparisons and benchmarks of all financial statement items for the leading companies within the Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Revenues Market Size Forecasts Benchmarks Analysis industry, both current year and historical comparisons. (plunkettresearch.com)
  • Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2024, NAIC 621493 Vital industry-specific data including metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. (plunkettresearch.com)
  • Key Findings: - Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Industry (U.S.) to reach $38,544 million by 2024. (plunkettresearch.com)
  • Ambulatory, Outpatient Surgical Clinics, Urgent Care and Emergency Centers Industry, including Average EBITDA, Operating Ratios and Sales per Employee. (plunkettresearch.com)
  • Regard-less of licensure or accreditation, all outpatient healthcare facilities, including physician offices and specialty clinics, might be expected to follow, at a minimum, basic infection control practices outlined in Standard Precautions, as summarized in the CDC Outpatient Guide. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Accordingly, the Foundation undertook two separate efforts on this issue with the objective to provide data on occupant loading in ambulatory health care facilities to the Technical Committee. (nfpa.org)
  • Defining characteristics: Differentiate ambulatory care nursing as a specialty distinct from other specialties and describe major attributes (AAACN, 2017). (aaacn.org)
  • In October 2018, DHA began assuming management and administration of military treatment facilities from the services through a phased transition process set to be completed by Oct. 2021. (health.mil)
  • The ambulatory care facility is slated to open in fall 2018. (bizjournals.com)
  • Ambulatory care RNs practicing in telehealth environments adhere to the Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Telehealth Nursing (AAACN, 2018). (aaacn.org)
  • The rest were managed in the Rapid Referral Clinic or referred to specialty care. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Professional ambulatory care nursing is a complex, multifaceted specialty that encompasses independent and collaborative practice. (aaacn.org)
  • Modern professional ambulatory care nursing is a unique domain of specialty nursing practice that focuses on health care for individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. (aaacn.org)
  • They practice in primary and specialty care outpatient venues, non-acute surgical and diagnostic outpatient settings in the community, and during telehealth encounters that occur across distances in the virtual environment. (aaacn.org)
  • I am pleased to provide this performance audit of the Office of Medicaids (MassHealths) fee-for-service payments for services covered by managed-care organizations. (scribd.com)
  • MassHealth improperly paid approximately $233 million in fee-for-service claims for members enrolled in managed-care organizations. (scribd.com)
  • More than 5,000 ambulatory health care organizations across the United States are accredited by AAAHC. (prweb.com)
  • Ambulatory health care organizations seeking AAAHC accreditation undergo an extensive self-assessment and on-site survey by the Accreditation Association's expert surveyors-volunteer physicians, nurses, and administrators who are actively involved in ambulatory health care. (prweb.com)
  • The management of physician practices, medical groups, and ambulatory care organizations such as imaging centers, outpatient surgery centers and other outpatient services. (csusb.edu)
  • In this dynamic environment, healthcare organizations must take advantage of opportunities to position their facilities to deliver the best patient outcomes. (hok.com)
  • With over 6,000 organizations in a wide variety of ambulatory health care settings accredited, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is the leader in ambulatory surgery accreditation. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • With a singular focus on the ambulatory care community, AAAHC offers organizations a cost-effective, flexible, and collaborative approach to accreditation. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • Care coordination organizations. (aaacn.org)
  • Determine if your organization is ready by reading the JCI eligibility requirements, then purchase and review the Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Ambulatory Care, 3rd edition -this recently updated book details global standards for quality care and patient safety and helps organizations determine any shortfalls between current operations and JCI's standards. (jointcommissioninternational.org)
  • Career-oriented course assignments provide you with strong knowledge of how to apply best practices in human resource staffing and employee recruitment, departmental budget preparation and financial planning, risk management, negotiation tactics and communication strategies, and approaches to team leadership and decision-making in health care organizations. (excelsior.edu)
  • But discussion revealed some issues here, on one hand indicating that there currently was not full standardization of "critical" because the specifics are up to each facility, yet on the other hand a view that standardization is forced by the VA's Joint Commission accreditation process (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, or JCAHO). (nap.edu)
  • This menu is one of a series of menus assessing vaccination requirements for patients and healthcare workers in healthcare facilities. (cdc.gov)
  • Eleven states establish flu vaccination requirements for ambulatory care facility healthcare workers, 16 and one state has requirements for ambulatory care facility patients. (cdc.gov)
  • 17 This menu assesses and gives examples of state laws that establish flu vaccination requirements for ambulatory care facility healthcare workers and patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Patients occupy rooms for longer periods of time in acute care settings. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • 9 Despite the risks associated with pneumococcal bacterial infection, no state establishes pneumococcal vaccination requirements for healthcare workers in ambulatory care facilities, and currently only one state―Texas-has requirements for patients in these facilities. (cdc.gov)
  • This menu assesses Texas's laws, which expressly establish pneumococcal vaccination requirements for patients at renal dialysis facilities, a type of ambulatory care facility. (cdc.gov)
  • Texas is the only state with a law that establishes pneumococcal vaccination requirements for ambulatory care patients, specifically patients in dialysis facilities for end-stage renal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Outpatient care continues to accelerate as public policy encourages patients with chronic diseases to get care outside of the hospital setting. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • In the ambulatory setting, the goal is to prevent transmission of infectious agents to patients and visitors, health care personnel, and other employees. (aappublications.org)
  • 2 , 6 , 7 In addition to the risk of health care-associated infection during medical evaluation and treatment, the reception and waiting areas of ambulatory facilities present opportunities for transmission of infectious agents among patients and accompanying persons. (aappublications.org)
  • As a result, many of these facilities are opened and operated without being held to minimum safety standards for infection control or other aspects of patient care, potentially putting patients at risk. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 500 community health centers in 44 States across the country will receive approximately $42 million over three years to improve the coordination and quality of care they deliver to people with Medicare and other patients, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. (cms.gov)
  • A statewide effort to improve care for patients with diabetes across Mississippi, particularly for patients considered to be "medically underserved ," is being announced today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). (cms.gov)
  • Combat operations would not happen without logistics, and care of patients would not happen without medical logistics," Payne said. (health.mil)
  • When patients are discharged from either an ambulatory surgical facility or a hospital, they will receive written instructions from their physician containing restrictions, requirements, and recommendations for their postoperative recovery at home. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Patients are instructed on how to care for their incision and educated on signs of infection (i.e., redness, warmth, swelling, fever, odor). (encyclopedia.com)
  • designed for patients who do not require inpatient hospital treatment or care. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 5 In all instances, children who visited physicians' offices had better outcomes than children who did not receive regular care, but an office waiting area often presents opportunities for transmission of infectious agents among patients. (aappublications.org)
  • Accreditation distinguishes Mattax Neu Prater's surgical center from many other outpatient surgery facilities by providing a safe work environment and the highest quality of care to patients. (prweb.com)
  • It means that we as an organization care enough about our patients to strive for the highest quality care possible. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Hollingsworth notes that low risk patients may be more likely to be treated in an ambulatory setting, and the results may reflect the lower cost of treating patients who are less seriously ill. (elsevier.com)
  • Within 24 hours, ambulatory and telephone encounters recording patients with diagnoses of interest are identified and merged into major syndrome groups. (cdc.gov)
  • URMC was a top enroller and active participant in the multi-center, international NAVIGATE study looking at patient outcomes with ENB, an experience our providers use to optimize care for our patients. (rochester.edu)
  • Students will be sought who bring both a business mind and a commitment to take care of the enterprise, its patients and families and its employees. (gannon.edu)
  • Ambulatory care involves the expertise of thousands of health care professionals who collaborate to provide care to patients on a same day basis. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Health care professionals support patients on a continual basis," says Denyse Henry, Manager, Medical Outpatient Procedures, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. (hospitalnews.com)
  • From the outpatient rehab point of view, providing care in this setting helps give patients the opportunity to focus on their goals as they transition to the community while being supported by our interprofessional teams who provide them with the necessary tools to prevent re-injury," says Saporta, who is also a Registered Physiotherapist, and Vice President, Special Projects, CAAC. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Medically Complex Patients (MCP) Demonstration Projects are making improvements in care transitions for patients with multiple, chronic illnesses. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Our healthcare teams design beautiful, sustainable and affordable facilities that help our clients improve the health of patients and communities. (hok.com)
  • About 25 percent of Scottish Rite Hospital patients come from cities north of Dallas and the new facility is expected to help ease the travel burden. (bizjournals.com)
  • The new facility will include a movement science center, occupational therapy, playing fields, a running and walking trail and a playground park for patients and the community. (bizjournals.com)
  • Primary care clinicians encounter many conditions during their day-to-day visits with patients. (jabfm.org)
  • PATIENTS: 143 Insulin dependent women attending a prepregnancy clinic and 96 insulin dependent women managed over the same period who had not received specific prepregnancy care. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Ambulatory care nursing is typified by registered nurses (RNs) caring for high volumes of patients in short periods of time, often dealing with issues in each encounter that can be unpredictable. (aaacn.org)
  • In partnership and collaboration with other health care professionals, ambulatory care RNs address patients' wellness, acute illnesses, chronic diseases, disabilities, and end-of-life needs. (aaacn.org)
  • Ambulatory care RNs interact with patients during face-to-face encounters or through a variety of telecommunication strategies in the virtual environment, often establishing long-term relationships. (aaacn.org)
  • As one of the premier epilepsy centers in the country, we provide our patients with a team of health care providers that address not only immediate medical concerns, but also psychological, social, and financial issues. (umc.edu)
  • Study authors warn that contagious employees risk infecting others when they report to work sick, but that the situation is even more serious in healthcare facilities, which have higher concentrations of older patients and those with immunosuppression or severe chronic diseases. (uspharmacist.com)
  • This 15,000 square foot state of the art modern facility houses the adult medicine clinic where patients receive comprehensive primary and preventive care for a broad range of health conditions. (nyc.gov)
  • 20 Examples of ambulatory care facilities include birth centers, dialysis centers, and surgical centers. (cdc.gov)
  • 11 Research for this menu did not reveal additional states with laws related to ambulatory care facilities in general or to specific types of ambulatory care facilities, such as birth centers or surgical centers. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, only a minority of outpatient facilities are certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and few are licensed by states or maintain accreditation status. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Facility licensure and accreditation requirements can help maintain public safety and ensure quality of healthcare delivery. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • As the CDC notes, "Only a minority of outpatient healthcare facilities are certified by CMS and relatively few are licensed by states or maintain accreditation status. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC/Accreditation Association). (prweb.com)
  • Status as an accredited organization means that Mattax Neu Prater has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care, set by the Accreditation Association. (prweb.com)
  • When you see our certificate of accreditation, you will know that the AAAHC, an independent, not-for-profit organization, has closely examined our facility and procedures. (prweb.com)
  • The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC/Accreditation Association), founded in 1979, is the worldwide leader in ambulatory health care accreditation. (prweb.com)
  • The AAAHC serves as an advocate for the provision of high quality health care through the development of nationally recognized standards and through its survey and accreditation programs. (prweb.com)
  • This notice announces our decision to approve the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) for continued recognition as a national accreditation program for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) seeking to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. (federalregister.gov)
  • Make the quality care you provide the best it can be with the help of Patient Safety Toolkits from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care's Institute for Quality Improvement. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • How do you know when you are ready for Ambulatory Care Accreditation? (jointcommissioninternational.org)
  • Purchase and review the Joint Commission International Accreditation Ambulatory Care Survey Process Guide, 3rd edition -a must-have resource to help your organization prepare for JCI's on-site survey in a simple, step-by-step manner. (jointcommissioninternational.org)
  • JCI provides leadership in international health care accreditation and quality improvement. (jointcommissioninternational.org)
  • ESRD facilities provide dialysis treatment or training to individuals with end-stage renal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today proposed a new prospective payment system (PPS) for facilities that provide dialysis services to Medicare beneficiaries who have end-stage renal disease (ESRD). (cms.gov)
  • Prefer pediatric experience in ambulatory or acute care health setting. (nurse.com)
  • Prior experience in ambulatory health care facility preferred. (indeed.com)
  • There are established guidelines and regulatory resources dedicated to best infection prevention practices in the acute care setting. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • AHRQ's Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS) works to ensure patient safety in multiple settings with recent efforts to increase the development of processes including measures, metrics, tools and practices to increase patient safety in the ambulatory care setting and in long-term care facilities. (nih.gov)
  • Fire & life safety practices in ambulatory health care facilities. (or.us)
  • In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee issued its "Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minumum Expectations for Safe Care. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • Infection prevention and control practices should begin at the time the ambulatory visit is scheduled. (aappublications.org)
  • The survey is consultative and educational, presenting best practices to help an organization improve its care and services. (prweb.com)
  • You'll expand your skills and knowledge of patient care, nursing theory, research, business practices and leadership. (coloradomtn.edu)
  • In 2012, Henry founded the Canadian Association of Ambulatory Care (CAAC), the first organization in Canada with an interdisciplinary health care professional membership that aims to enhance practices and education in ambulatory care. (hospitalnews.com)
  • For instance, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology offers training courses specifically dedicated to infection prevention professionals who practice in the ambulatory setting. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • As a result, many outpatient facilities are opened and operated without being held to minimum safety standards for infection control or other aspects of patient care, apart from sanctions and penalties following investigations into the practice. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • To develop a confident pharmacist provider in a collaborative ambulatory care practice that can provide efficient, effective, evidence-based, patient-centered treatment for chronic illnesses. (ihs.gov)
  • The Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center developed emergency continuity of operations tools for home care providers . (umn.edu)
  • Ambulatory care nurses practice in settings distinctive from other nurses. (aaacn.org)
  • This survey seeks opinions from the field regarding safety culture in the ambulatory surgical center environment. (ahrq.gov)
  • The authors found that 88% of the procedures examined were performed at an ambulatory surgical center or physician office. (elsevier.com)
  • Philadelphia, PA, October 22, 2012 - More and more outpatient surgical procedures are being done at nonhospital-based facilities such as freestanding ambulatory surgical centers and physician offices, instead of at hospital-based outpatient departments. (elsevier.com)
  • While physician offices tended to be more cost-efficient than ambulatory surgical centers, the difference was not significant. (elsevier.com)
  • Specialized clinic involving care of these disease states and appropriation of funds to pay for required medications. (ihs.gov)
  • When we attend clinic appointments as part of our health care journey, or attend a loved one's appointment as part of theirs, we are all participants in ambulatory care. (hospitalnews.com)
  • From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children's health needs in any illness or injury. (nurse.com)
  • MCO enrollees select a primary care provider to provide basic care and make any necessary referrals. (scribd.com)
  • A few of these common presentations include burns, lacerations, trauma to the hand, and wounds, some of which do not require an evaluation by a specialist and can be managed outpatient by primary care clinicians. (jabfm.org)
  • In this article, we share evidence-based tips to avoid common pitfalls in primary care recognition and management of such presentations as well as guide them to manage many of these conditions themselves. (jabfm.org)
  • Burns, lacerations, and wounds are commonly encountered by primary care clinicians. (jabfm.org)
  • 1 Some of these conditions or procedures and managements referred to plastic surgeons could be performed by a primary care clinician. (jabfm.org)
  • In this article, we share evidence-based tips to help primary care clinicians avoid common pitfalls in recognition and management of such presentations. (jabfm.org)
  • Full-thickness burns should be evaluated by a specialist while superficial burns can be managed by a primary care clinician. (jabfm.org)
  • Services are offered in three major primary care areas: Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women's Health. (nyc.gov)
  • The Center for the Urban Children is a community-focused Primary Care initiative that was designed to. (indeed.com)
  • The MUHC is the largest combined adult and children's hospital in the province, providing all aspects of specialized and complex care to both populations amongst its sites with paediatric, adult and cancer services being combined at the Glen site. (wikipedia.org)
  • With more than 20 locations across Broward County, there's always a Broward Health doctor's office, urgent care center, or top-ranked hospital within range. (browardhealth.org)
  • Have noticed this new Urgent Care and decided to try it. (yellowpages.com)
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Survey on Patient Safety Culture. (ahrq.gov)
  • Our curriculum offers credible, relevant learning that's designed around the National Center for Health Care Leadership Competency Model™ (NCHL). (capella.edu)
  • b) Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act and Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Licensing Requirements (77 Ill. Adm. (ilga.gov)
  • University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is dedicated to the care of people with epilepsy. (umc.edu)
  • CASE #6: Attica Memorial Hospital, The Ingelson Burn Center Attica Memorial Hospital (AMH) is a non-profit acute care facility located in Norton County. (bartleby.com)
  • 8 Outbreaks of measles, 9 , 10 tuberculosis, 11 hepatitis B and C, 12 airborne infections, 9 - 11 and other infectious diseases have been traced to ambulatory visits. (aappublications.org)
  • The facility receives over 120,000 ambulatory visits and 2,000 admissions annually. (ihs.gov)
  • The system produces next-day information about illness clusters, based on ambulatory-care visits and telephone calls. (cdc.gov)
  • As the CDC (2015) observes, "Compared to inpatient acute care settings, ambulatory care settings have traditionally lacked infrastructure and resources to support infection control and surveillance activities. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • The hospital has fully implemented Computer Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) throughout the facility and have implemented Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) in the inpatient care areas. (ihs.gov)
  • Infection prevention and control should start at the time an ambulatory visit is scheduled and is important in every patient encounter. (aappublications.org)
  • In general, the standards for infection prevention and control are the same in all health care delivery settings, whether inpatient or outpatient, hospital or freestanding ambulatory facility. (aappublications.org)
  • 6 , 13 Most disease outbreaks reported in ambulatory facilities were associated with nonadherence to recommended infection-prevention and -control procedures. (aappublications.org)
  • This statement provides practical information that updates the 2000 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement 14 regarding infection-prevention and -control procedures as applied to ambulatory medical settings. (aappublications.org)
  • Telehealth nursing is an integral component of professional ambulatory care nursing that utilizes a variety of telecommunications technologies during encounters to assess, triage, provide nursing consultation, perform follow up and care coordination. (aaacn.org)
  • Ambulatory surgery centers are increasingly being used to provide surgical care. (ahrq.gov)
  • With five facilities across the Ozarks, the eye care professionals at Mattax Neu Prater offer a wide variety of vision correction choices, including customized bladeless LASIK, and state-of-the-art cataract surgery with lifestyle multifocal replacement lens implants. (prweb.com)
  • "Medicare Payments for Outpatient Urological Surgery by Location of Care," by John M. Hollingsworth, Chris S. Saigal, Julie C. Lai, Rodney L. Dunn, Seth A. Strope, Brent K Hollenbeck, and the Urologic Diseases in America project (DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.08.031). (elsevier.com)
  • They provide guidelines for identifying and avoiding pitfalls in ambulatory surgery. (outpatientsurgery.net)
  • Ambulatory surgery and diagnostic procedure centers. (aaacn.org)
  • AAAHC holds "deemed status" from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to survey ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) for Medicare. (aaahc.org)
  • Ambulatory care facilities are healthcare facilities that provide outpatient medical services. (cdc.gov)
  • HFM Daily offers blog coverage by the award-winning HFM editorial team and links to in-depth information on health care design, construction, engineering, environmental services, operations and technology. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, of higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. (nih.gov)
  • Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization. (sickkids.ca)
  • Moreover, there is no real agreement on what services should be provided in an ambulatory care facility. (ubc.ca)
  • The simulation analysis could only be completed for the Surgical Day Care Services area, because the data from Provincial computer data files, relevant to other departments or service areas, was found to be insufficient. (ubc.ca)
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expects to pay approximately $56.5 billion to 875,000 physicians and other health care professionals in 2006, according to a proposed rule released today that would update payment rates and revise payment policies under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. (cms.gov)
  • As DHA absorbs more of the [military treatment facilities], we will look towards DHA to provide MTF requirements and the services to provide operational requirements. (health.mil)
  • Each member is permitted to receive services only from providers in his or her MCOs network, except in a few cases such as emergency care and family planning. (scribd.com)
  • 3.7 Ambulatory health care services (Private industry). (bls.gov)
  • They assessed the extent to which hospital payments, professional services, and facility payments vary by the ambulatory care setting where a procedure is performed. (elsevier.com)
  • Organization and administration of hospital facilities including planning and evaluation of services. (csusb.edu)
  • It was great to see a lot of representation of health care professions across the care continuum," comments Adam Saporta, Project Manager, Outpatient Services, St. John's Rehab, Sunnybrook, about this year's conference. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Under this authority, the minimum requirements that an ASC must meet to participate in Medicare are set forth in regulations at 42 CFR part 416 which determines the basis and scope of ASC covered services, and the conditions for Start Printed Page 67521 Medicare payment for facility services. (federalregister.gov)
  • This is attributed to government initiatives to improve the quality of patient care and the need to control growing healthcare costs & improve the efficiency of healthcare services. (tmcnet.com)
  • During each encounter, the ambulatory care RN focuses on patient safety and quality of nursing care by applying appropriate nursing interventions, such as identifying and clarifying patient needs, performing procedures, conducting health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating nursing and other health services, assisting patient to navigate health care system, and evaluating patient outcomes. (aaacn.org)
  • Brookdale Redwood City is an exceptional senior care community offering independent living and assisted living services in Redwood City, California. (aplaceformom.com)
  • Our community is ideally located halfway between Palo Alto and San Mateo, offering premium care services in historic Redwood City. (aplaceformom.com)
  • and community access to public and private health care services. (excelsior.edu)
  • Gain experience creating a communications outreach campaign that raises awareness of health care services to certain groups or raises awareness of new medical procedures to a target market. (excelsior.edu)
  • The new ambulatory care facility was created in December 2015 to house the remaining outpatient services and the minor injury unit previously housed at the Western Infirmary. (wikipedia.org)
  • After services transferred to the new Royal Hospital for Children in Govan, the hospital at Yorkhill closed as a children's facility on 10 June 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • 7 Each year, 5 to 20% of US residents acquire a flu virus infection, and many will seek medical care in ambulatory care settings. (cdc.gov)
  • This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will fund large research demonstration and implementation projects that pertain to ambulatory care settings and long-term care facilities with a focus on implementing evidence-based processes to improve patient safety, especially those involving transitions in care. (nih.gov)
  • 1 - 5 Because most patient encounters are with outpatients, the prevention of transmission of infection in ambulatory settings is critical. (aappublications.org)
  • While data de-scribing risks for HAIs are lacking for most ambulatory settings, numerous outbreak reports have described transmission of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, mycobacteria, viruses, and parasites. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Surveillance systems based in ambulatory-care settings, particularly those based on automated medical records, may therefore provide worthwhile additional information. (cdc.gov)
  • The Master of Health Administration, Health Care Leadership helps you prepare for director-level and leadership positions in a wide range of health care settings. (capella.edu)
  • For ambulatory or home-care settings, use standard precautions. (oregon.gov)
  • The reasons for showing up for work sick were a bit different for HCPs in long-term care settings: 49.8% said they couldn't afford to lose the pay. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Ambulatory Care Facilities" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) . (sickkids.ca)
  • Delta practitioners and several health care consultants co-operated in the production of an exhaustive list of medical, surgical and dental procedures defining ambulatory care. (ubc.ca)
  • They also discussed how the supply chain plans to support DHA as it begins to assume responsibility for the DOD's medical treatment facilities. (health.mil)
  • Previously, Medical provided logistics support to the service branches that managed the facilities. (health.mil)
  • To describe the number and treatment of skin and soft tissue infections likely caused by Staphylococcus aureus in the United States, we analyzed data from the 1992-1994 and 2001-2003 National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys. (cdc.gov)
  • Our results are based on a secondary data analysis of the 1992-1994 and 2001-2003 National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys (NAMCS) and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys (NHAMCS). (cdc.gov)
  • VRE is a public health concern because it can be transmitted by hands, surfaces, and fomites (e.g., respiratory, wound care medical equipment), and increase antibiotic needs, hospital stays, and patient morbidity and mortality. (oregon.gov)
  • Begin facilities development of ambulatory sites and regional medical centers. (isixsigma.com)
  • MEDSURG UNIT FULL TIME/7A-7P & 7P-7A AVAILABLE/72 HOURS PER PAY Provides medical, surgical, oncology & telemetry nursing care for inpatient and observation. (indeed.com)
  • HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today provided the down payment for a nationwide effort to reduce health care associated infections in stand-alone or same-day surgical centers. (cms.gov)
  • The Oregon Public Health Division is working to improve patient safety by monitoring healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and assisting health care facilities to identify and respond to multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). (oregon.gov)
  • Nearly one-quarter of these costs were for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions, including pneumonia, kidney or urinary tract infections, and congestive heart failure. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Pneumonia was the most common diagnosis, accounting for 33 percent of ambulatory-care sensitive hospitalizations, followed by kidney/urinary tract infections, congestive heart failure, and dehydration. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • This workshop was the fourth in a series undertaken to assist the larger effort by an ad hoc committee of the National Academies for the Veterans Administration (VA) to prepare a resource planning and staffing methodology guidebook for VHA Facility Management (Engineering) Programs. (nap.edu)
  • Children's National is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. (nurse.com)
  • WHO HQ Library catalog › Results of search for 'su:{Ambulatory care facilities. (who.int)
  • Our team of highly skilled and caring doctors, nurses, and ancillary staff is committed to providing safe, patient centered care using the most advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities. (nyc.gov)
  • The highest frequency of working with ILI, 49.3%, was among hospital-based HCPs, compared with 28.5% of long-term care facility employees. (uspharmacist.com)
  • The Ambulatory Patient Care Tech will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to perform basic nursing care activities, assist to maintain a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow. (nurse.com)
  • Provide basic nursing care (e.g., provide nourishment, assist patient with ambulating, escort patient at time of discharge, etc. (nurse.com)
  • 3.0 Nursing and residential care facilities (Private industry). (bls.gov)
  • Examination of the professional administrative role and managerial concepts in long-term facilities, including nursing homes. (csusb.edu)
  • What Is Ambulatory Care Nursing? (aaacn.org)
  • More recently, a unique nursing role has been defined as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. (aaacn.org)
  • The definition of ambulatory care nursing can be found in the Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing . (aaacn.org)
  • Pitman, NJ: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing. (aaacn.org)
  • Ambulatory nursing care requires critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment to expedite appropriate care and treatment, especially given the patient may present with complex problems or potentially life-threatening conditions. (aaacn.org)
  • and nursing home cost growth that outpaces payment rates, leaving homes without the resources to care for residents. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The planned federal nursing home Value-Based Purchasing Demonstration, for example, will use Medicare savings from reduced avoidable hospitalizations to reward better-performing facilities. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures. (indeed.com)
  • To reduce the risk of disease transmission and outbreaks, healthcare facilities across the country are increasingly requiring healthcare workers to be vaccinated for certain vaccine-preventable diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • Eleven states establish flu vaccination requirements for ambulatory care facility healthcare workers. (cdc.gov)
  • The Technical Committee on Health Care Occupancies did not feel that the factors for patient treatment areas in health care facilities were appropriate. (nfpa.org)
  • It reflects the existing evidence-based guidelines produced by the CDC and the advisory committee and represents expectations for infection prevention and safe care in the ambulatory setting. (hfmmagazine.com)
  • Denyse Henry (third from left) and the organizing committee for this year's Canadian Ambulatory Care Association Conference. (hospitalnews.com)
  • At least 1 year of experience in an acute health care setting required - preferably pediatrics. (nurse.com)
  • It enhances the delivery of efficient and patient-centered care, improves patient flow, reduces waiting time and maximizes patient comfort. (nyc.gov)
  • The 189-bed hospital delivers high quality family- and patient-centered care to children from throughout the Philadelphia area and around the world. (indeed.com)
  • Our team of 6,000 employees provide world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. (nurse.com)
  • In addition, they also can provide states with the number and type of facilities within their borders and additional influence over these facilities and their activities. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Provide care and advice through electronic communications media (phone, Internet). (una.edu)