Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
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.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The term "United States" in a medical context often refers to the country where a patient or study participant resides, and is not a medical term per se, but relevant for epidemiological studies, healthcare policies, and understanding differences in disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and health outcomes across various geographic locations.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
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.
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.
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 systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
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.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and 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)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
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)
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
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.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
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 amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
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).
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
The status of health in rural populations.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
The status of health in urban populations.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
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.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.

Development of a heart failure center: a medical center and cardiology practice join forces to improve care and reduce costs . (1/227)

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a rapidly growing and expensive cardiovascular disorder. Conventional care for CHF is ineffective and results in a cycle of "crisis management" that includes repeated emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and physician visits. Recently, a number of outpatient coronary care centers that provide consistent, aggressive outpatient therapies and extensive patient education have emerged and are successfully breaking this cycle of dependence on hospital services. One such effort is the Heart Institute's Heart Failure Center, the result of a partnership between a private-practice cardiology group and our tertiary-care medical center. Our program includes not only patient education and outpatient infusions of inotropic agents, but an electronic linkage to the emergency department and home healthcare services. Preliminary data show that 16 months after the program was initiated, hospital admissions decreased by 30%, hospital days by 42% and average length of stay by 17%. An effective outpatient heart failure program can alleviate the economic burden of CHF and improve the quality of patient care.  (+info)

Primary health care in Turkey: a passing fashion? (2/227)

The Alma-Ata Declaration has long been regarded as a watershed in the health policy arena. The global goal of the World Health Organization, 'Health for All by the Year 2000' through primary health care, has attracted many countries both in the developed and the developing world and commitments to this end have been made at every level. However, albeit this consensus on the paper, a common and explicit definition of the concept has not been reached yet. This paper aims at discussing various definitions of primary health care that emerged after the Declaration and also presenting a case study from Turkey, a country that advocates primary health care in her recent health policy reform attempts. After setting the conceptual framework for discussion the Turkish case is presented by using research carried out among Turkish policy-makers at different levels of the State apparatus. It has been concluded that application of primary health care principles as defined in the broad definition of the concept requires major changes or rather shake-ups in Turkey. These areas are outlined briefly at the end of the paper.  (+info)

Five laws for integrating medical and social services: lessons from the United States and the United Kingdom. (3/227)

Because persons with disabilities (PWDs) use health and social services extensively, both the United States and the United Kingdom have begun to integrate care across systems. Initiatives in these two countries are examined within the context of the reality that personal needs and use of systems differ by age and by type and severity of disability. The lessons derived from this scrutiny are presented in the form of five "laws" of integration. These laws identify three levels of integration, point to alternative roles for physicians, outline resource requirements, highlight friction from differing medical and social paradigms, and urge policy makers and administrators to consider carefully who would be most appropriately selected to design, oversee, and administer integration initiatives. Both users and caregivers must be involved in planning to ensure that all three levels of integration are attended to and that the borders between medical and other systems are clarified.  (+info)

Integrating healthcare for older populations. (4/227)

The complex array of needs posed by older adults has frequently produced fragmentation of care in traditional fee-for-service systems. Integration of care components in newer health systems will maximize patient benefits and organizational efficiency. This article outlines the major issues involved in integration of care for older populations. A health system must integrate its care of older adults in many ways: among providers, both in primary care and specialty services; with community-based sources of care; and across sites of care (clinic, hospital, emergency department, and nursing home). Integrating reimbursement structures for various services will serve to create a client-oriented system, as opposed to a finance-centered system, thereby enhancing coordination of care. The extent to which two experimental comprehensive systems, PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care of the Elderly) and SHMO II (Social Health Maintenance Organization), have achieved clinical and financial integration are discussed in detail. Healthcare organizations are encouraged to create integrated models of care and to study the effects of integration on patient outcomes.  (+info)

The spectrum of prevention: developing a comprehensive approach to injury prevention. (5/227)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this paper is to describe the "spectrum of prevention", a framework for developing multifaceted approaches to injury prevention. The value of the tool is that it can help practitioners develop and structure comprehensive initiatives. METHODS: The spectrum is comprised of six inter-related action levels: (1) strengthening individual knowledge and skills, (2) promoting community education, (3) educating providers, (4) fostering coalitions and networks, (5) changing organizational practices, and (6) influencing policy and legislation. Activities at each of these levels have the potential to support each other and promote overall community health and safety. CONCLUSIONS: The spectrum of prevention is a tool which can help practitioners and policy leaders move beyond a primarily educational approach to achieve broad community goals through injury prevention strategies that include policy development. This framework has been endorsed and applied in a variety of disciplines, however it has not been formally evaluated, a process that could clarify the scope of its effectiveness.  (+info)

Innovative healthcare for chronically ill older persons: results of a national survey. (6/227)

OBJECTIVE: To describe the origin, scope, operations, funding, and outcomes of innovative healthcare programs for chronically ill older persons. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. METHODS: A national expert panel nominated chronic illness programs they believed to be innovative and field tested. The directors of the 31 eligible programs provided descriptive information in 60-minute semistructured telephone interviews. RESULTS: The innovative programs we surveyed tended to target their services to high-risk patients, use teams of providers to deliver care, designate providers to coordinate multiple components of complex care plans, and shift care from higher- to lower-cost environments and/or redesign the delivery of primary care. CONCLUSIONS: Recent innovations in healthcare programs hold considerable promise for improving the outcomes of chronic care, but most have yet to be rigorously evaluated.  (+info)

Maternal substance abuse and infant health: policy options across the life course. (7/227)

Maternal substance abuse is a significant contributor to infant morbidity and mortality. The setting of prenatal care has long been the focus of interventions and policies to prevent these adverse outcomes. However, substance abuse programs and policies that are designed for women who are not yet pregnant can have a significant impact upon this problem. Thus it is essential to view the female life course from a broader perspective in order to consider the full range of policy options for reducing the infant mortality and morbidity caused by maternal substance abuse. This framework also allows comparisons across and between substances and offers new directions for policy development.  (+info)

Comprehensive mental health care in a pediatric dialysis-transplantation program. (8/227)

The dialysis-transplantation (D-T) program at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto has a mental health component directed by a psychiatrist and a social worker. As of Jan. 1, 1975, 53 kidney transplants had been carried out on 44 children. Patients and their families are counselled continuously by the psychiatrist and the social worker before, during and after transplantation. Members of the multidisciplinary team meet regularly to plan treatment for the children. Mental health issues are an integral part of team discussions and help determine D-T program policy. Psychological preparation, mental health consultation, therapeutic intervention and continuous counselling prevent many of the mental health problems that plague a D-T program.  (+info)

Comprehensive health care is a type of medical care that aims to meet the majority of an individual's physical, emotional, and social needs, through a coordinated and integrated system of preventative, acute, and long-term care services. It is designed to provide a continuum of care that is accessible, efficient, and effective in addressing the whole person's health status, including all aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of both physical and mental health conditions.

Comprehensive health care may include a wide range of services such as preventative screenings, routine check-ups, immunizations, acute care for illnesses or injuries, chronic disease management, mental health counseling, rehabilitation, and end-of-life care. It is typically delivered through a network of healthcare providers, including primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals, clinics, and community-based organizations, who work together to provide coordinated and patient-centered care.

The goal of comprehensive health care is to improve health outcomes, enhance quality of life, and reduce health disparities by addressing the social determinants of health, such as poverty, education, housing, and nutrition, that can impact an individual's overall health status. It recognizes that healthcare is just one component of a larger system of factors that influence a person's health and well-being, and seeks to create a more holistic approach to medical care that addresses the full range of factors that contribute to good health.

Health care reform refers to the legislative efforts, initiatives, and debates aimed at improving the quality, affordability, and accessibility of health care services. These reforms may include changes to health insurance coverage, delivery systems, payment methods, and healthcare regulations. The goals of health care reform are often to increase the number of people with health insurance, reduce healthcare costs, and improve the overall health outcomes of a population. Examples of notable health care reform measures in the United States include the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicare for All proposals.

Universal coverage is a term used in healthcare policy to describe a system in which all residents of a particular country or region have access to necessary healthcare services, regardless of their ability to pay. This can be achieved through various mechanisms, such as mandatory health insurance, government provision of care, or a mix of public and private financing.

The goal of universal coverage is to ensure that everyone has access to essential medical services, including preventive care, doctor visits, hospitalizations, and prescription medications, without facing financial hardship due to medical expenses. Universal coverage can help reduce disparities in healthcare access and outcomes, improve overall population health, and provide economic benefits by reducing the burden of uncompensated care on healthcare providers and taxpayers.

It's important to note that universal coverage does not necessarily mean that all healthcare services are provided for free or at no cost to the individual. Rather, it means that everyone has access to a basic level of care, and that out-of-pocket costs are kept affordable through various mechanisms such as cost-sharing, subsidies, or risk pooling.

I must clarify that I'm a helpful assistant and not a doctor, but I can tell you that 'politics' is not a term used in medicine. Politics refers to the activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or groups having or hoping to achieve power. If you have any medical questions, feel free to ask!

The "delivery of health care" refers to the process of providing medical services, treatments, and interventions to individuals in order to maintain, restore, or improve their health. This encompasses a wide range of activities, including:

1. Preventive care: Routine check-ups, screenings, immunizations, and counseling aimed at preventing illnesses or identifying them at an early stage.
2. Diagnostic services: Tests and procedures used to identify and understand medical conditions, such as laboratory tests, imaging studies, and biopsies.
3. Treatment interventions: Medical, surgical, or therapeutic treatments provided to manage acute or chronic health issues, including medications, surgeries, physical therapy, and psychotherapy.
4. Acute care services: Short-term medical interventions focused on addressing immediate health concerns, such as hospitalizations for infections, injuries, or complications from medical conditions.
5. Chronic care management: Long-term care and support provided to individuals with ongoing medical needs, such as those living with chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, or cancer.
6. Rehabilitation services: Programs designed to help patients recover from illnesses, injuries, or surgeries, focusing on restoring physical, cognitive, and emotional function.
7. End-of-life care: Palliative and hospice care provided to individuals facing terminal illnesses, with an emphasis on comfort, dignity, and quality of life.
8. Public health initiatives: Population-level interventions aimed at improving community health, such as disease prevention programs, health education campaigns, and environmental modifications.

The delivery of health care involves a complex network of healthcare professionals, institutions, and systems working together to ensure that patients receive the best possible care. This includes primary care physicians, specialists, nurses, allied health professionals, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and public health organizations. Effective communication, coordination, and collaboration among these stakeholders are essential for high-quality, patient-centered care.

Health policy refers to a set of decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a population. It is formulated by governmental and non-governmental organizations with the objective of providing guidance and direction for the management and delivery of healthcare services. Health policies address various aspects of healthcare, including access, financing, quality, and equity. They can be designed to promote health, prevent disease, and provide treatment and rehabilitation services to individuals who are sick or injured. Effective health policies require careful consideration of scientific evidence, ethical principles, and societal values to ensure that they meet the needs of the population while being fiscally responsible.

Health services accessibility refers to the degree to which individuals and populations are able to obtain needed health services in a timely manner. It includes factors such as physical access (e.g., distance, transportation), affordability (e.g., cost of services, insurance coverage), availability (e.g., supply of providers, hours of operation), and acceptability (e.g., cultural competence, language concordance).

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), accessibility is one of the key components of health system performance, along with responsiveness and fair financing. Improving accessibility to health services is essential for achieving universal health coverage and ensuring that everyone has access to quality healthcare without facing financial hardship. Factors that affect health services accessibility can vary widely between and within countries, and addressing these disparities requires a multifaceted approach that includes policy interventions, infrastructure development, and community engagement.

Health Insurance is a type of insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses, spreading the risk over a large number of persons. By purchasing health insurance, insured individuals pay a premium to an insurance company, which then pools those funds with other policyholders' premiums to pay for the medical care costs of individuals who become ill or injured. The coverage can include hospitalization, medical procedures, prescription drugs, and preventive care, among other services. The goal of health insurance is to provide financial protection against unexpected medical expenses and to make healthcare services more affordable.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "United States" is a geopolitical entity, specifically the name of the country consisting of 50 states, and it is not a medical term or concept. Therefore, I can't provide a medical definition for it. If you have any questions related to health, medicine, or biology, I would be happy to try to help answer those!

Health status is a term used to describe the overall condition of an individual's health, including physical, mental, and social well-being. It is often assessed through various measures such as medical history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and self-reported health assessments. Health status can be used to identify health disparities, track changes in population health over time, and evaluate the effectiveness of healthcare interventions.

Public health is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts of society." It focuses on improving the health and well-being of entire communities, populations, and societies, rather than individual patients. This is achieved through various strategies, including education, prevention, surveillance of diseases, and promotion of healthy behaviors and environments. Public health also addresses broader determinants of health, such as access to healthcare, housing, food, and income, which have a significant impact on the overall health of populations.

A cross-sectional study is a type of observational research design that examines the relationship between variables at one point in time. It provides a snapshot or a "cross-section" of the population at a particular moment, allowing researchers to estimate the prevalence of a disease or condition and identify potential risk factors or associations.

In a cross-sectional study, data is collected from a sample of participants at a single time point, and the variables of interest are measured simultaneously. This design can be used to investigate the association between exposure and outcome, but it cannot establish causality because it does not follow changes over time.

Cross-sectional studies can be conducted using various data collection methods, such as surveys, interviews, or medical examinations. They are often used in epidemiology to estimate the prevalence of a disease or condition in a population and to identify potential risk factors that may contribute to its development. However, because cross-sectional studies only provide a snapshot of the population at one point in time, they cannot account for changes over time or determine whether exposure preceded the outcome.

Therefore, while cross-sectional studies can be useful for generating hypotheses and identifying potential associations between variables, further research using other study designs, such as cohort or case-control studies, is necessary to establish causality and confirm any findings.

A questionnaire in the medical context is a standardized, systematic, and structured tool used to gather information from individuals regarding their symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, or other health-related factors. It typically consists of a series of written questions that can be either self-administered or administered by an interviewer. Questionnaires are widely used in various areas of healthcare, including clinical research, epidemiological studies, patient care, and health services evaluation to collect data that can inform diagnosis, treatment planning, and population health management. They provide a consistent and organized method for obtaining information from large groups or individual patients, helping to ensure accurate and comprehensive data collection while minimizing bias and variability in the information gathered.

Health surveys are research studies that collect data from a sample population to describe the current health status, health behaviors, and healthcare utilization of a particular group or community. These surveys may include questions about various aspects of health such as physical health, mental health, chronic conditions, lifestyle habits, access to healthcare services, and demographic information. The data collected from health surveys can be used to monitor trends in health over time, identify disparities in health outcomes, develop and evaluate public health programs and policies, and inform resource allocation decisions. Examples of national health surveys include the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and to improve their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior change to include social and environmental interventions that can positively influence the health of individuals, communities, and populations. Health promotion involves engaging in a wide range of activities, such as advocacy, policy development, community organization, and education that aim to create supportive environments and personal skills that foster good health. It is based on principles of empowerment, participation, and social justice.

Medical Definition:

"Risk factors" are any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury. They can be divided into modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. Modifiable risk factors are those that can be changed through lifestyle choices or medical treatment, while non-modifiable risk factors are inherent traits such as age, gender, or genetic predisposition. Examples of modifiable risk factors include smoking, alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, and unhealthy diet, while non-modifiable risk factors include age, sex, and family history. It is important to note that having a risk factor does not guarantee that a person will develop the disease, but rather indicates an increased susceptibility.

Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. It involves the emotional, psychological, and social aspects of an individual's health. Mental health is not just the absence of mental illness, it also includes positive characteristics such as resilience, happiness, and having a sense of purpose in life.

It is important to note that mental health can change over time, and it is possible for an individual to experience periods of good mental health as well as periods of poor mental health. Factors such as genetics, trauma, stress, and physical illness can all contribute to the development of mental health problems. Additionally, cultural and societal factors, such as discrimination and poverty, can also impact an individual's mental health.

Mental Health professionals like psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other mental health counselors use different tools and techniques to evaluate, diagnose and treat mental health conditions. These include therapy or counseling, medication, and self-help strategies.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." This definition emphasizes that health is more than just the absence of illness, but a positive state of well-being in which an individual is able to realize their own potential, cope with normal stresses of life, work productively, and contribute to their community. It recognizes that physical, mental, and social factors are interconnected and can all impact a person's overall health. This definition also highlights the importance of addressing the social determinants of health, such as poverty, education, housing, and access to healthcare, in order to promote health and prevent disease.

An "attitude to health" is a set of beliefs, values, and behaviors that an individual holds regarding their own health and well-being. It encompasses their overall approach to maintaining good health, preventing illness, seeking medical care, and managing any existing health conditions.

A positive attitude to health typically includes:

1. A belief in the importance of self-care and taking responsibility for one's own health.
2. Engaging in regular exercise, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, and avoiding harmful behaviors such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
3. Regular check-ups and screenings to detect potential health issues early on.
4. Seeking medical care when necessary and following recommended treatment plans.
5. A willingness to learn about and implement new healthy habits and lifestyle changes.
6. Developing a strong support network of family, friends, and healthcare professionals.

On the other hand, a negative attitude to health may involve:

1. Neglecting self-care and failing to take responsibility for one's own health.
2. Engaging in unhealthy behaviors such as sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, lack of sleep, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption.
3. Avoidance of regular check-ups and screenings, leading to delayed detection and treatment of potential health issues.
4. Resistance to seeking medical care or following recommended treatment plans.
5. Closed-mindedness towards new healthy habits and lifestyle changes.
6. Lack of a support network or reluctance to seek help from others.

Overall, an individual's attitude to health can significantly impact their physical and mental well-being, as well as their ability to manage and overcome any health challenges that may arise.

Health care surveys are research tools used to systematically collect information from a population or sample regarding their experiences, perceptions, and knowledge of health services, health outcomes, and various other health-related topics. These surveys typically consist of standardized questionnaires that cover specific aspects of healthcare, such as access to care, quality of care, patient satisfaction, health disparities, and healthcare costs. The data gathered from health care surveys are used to inform policy decisions, improve healthcare delivery, identify best practices, allocate resources, and monitor the health status of populations. Health care surveys can be conducted through various modes, including in-person interviews, telephone interviews, mail-in questionnaires, or online platforms.

Health planning is a systematic process of creating strategies, policies, and goals to improve the health of a population and ensure the provision of adequate and accessible healthcare services. It involves assessing the health needs of the community, establishing priorities, developing interventions, and implementing and evaluating programs to address those needs. The ultimate goal of health planning is to optimize the health status of the population, reduce health disparities, and make efficient use of resources in the healthcare system. This process typically involves collaboration among various stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, policymakers, community members, and advocacy groups.

Primary health care is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as:

"Essential health care that is based on practical, scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology made universally accessible to individuals and families in the community through their full participation and at a cost that the community and country can afford. It forms an integral part both of the country's health system, of which it is the central function and main focus, and of the overall social and economic development of the community. It is the first level of contact of individuals, the family and community with the national health system bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work, and constitutes the first element of a continuing health care process."

Primary health care includes a range of services such as preventive care, health promotion, curative care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. It is typically provided by a team of health professionals including doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, and other community health workers. The goal of primary health care is to provide comprehensive, continuous, and coordinated care to individuals and families in a way that is accessible, affordable, and culturally sensitive.

Quality of health care is a term that refers to the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge. It encompasses various aspects such as:

1. Clinical effectiveness: The use of best available evidence to make decisions about prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care. This includes considering the benefits and harms of different options and making sure that the most effective interventions are used.
2. Safety: Preventing harm to patients and minimizing risks associated with healthcare. This involves identifying potential hazards, implementing measures to reduce errors, and learning from adverse events to improve systems and processes.
3. Patient-centeredness: Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values. This includes ensuring that patients are fully informed about their condition and treatment options, involving them in decision-making, and providing emotional support throughout the care process.
4. Timeliness: Ensuring that healthcare services are delivered promptly and efficiently, without unnecessary delays. This includes coordinating care across different providers and settings to ensure continuity and avoid gaps in service.
5. Efficiency: Using resources wisely and avoiding waste, while still providing high-quality care. This involves considering the costs and benefits of different interventions, as well as ensuring that healthcare services are equitably distributed.
6. Equitability: Ensuring that all individuals have access to quality healthcare services, regardless of their socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other factors. This includes addressing disparities in health outcomes and promoting fairness and justice in healthcare.

Overall, the quality of health care is a multidimensional concept that requires ongoing evaluation and improvement to ensure that patients receive the best possible care.

Health behavior can be defined as a series of actions and decisions that individuals take to protect, maintain or promote their health and well-being. These behaviors can include activities such as engaging in regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, getting sufficient sleep, practicing safe sex, avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol consumption, and managing stress.

Health behaviors are influenced by various factors, including knowledge and attitudes towards health, beliefs and values, cultural norms, social support networks, environmental factors, and individual genetic predispositions. Understanding health behaviors is essential for developing effective public health interventions and promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent chronic diseases and improve overall quality of life.

Health services refer to the delivery of healthcare services, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services. These services are typically provided by health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and allied health personnel in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and long-term care facilities. Health services may also include public health activities such as health education, surveillance, and health promotion programs aimed at improving the health of populations. The goal of health services is to promote and restore health, prevent disease and injury, and improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

"World Health" is not a term that has a specific medical definition. However, it is often used in the context of global health, which can be defined as:

"The area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide. It emphasizes trans-national health issues, determinants, and solutions; involves many disciplines within and beyond the health sciences and engages stakeholders from across sectors and societies." (World Health Organization)

Therefore, "world health" could refer to the overall health status and health challenges faced by populations around the world. It encompasses a broad range of factors that affect the health of individuals and communities, including social, economic, environmental, and political determinants. The World Health Organization (WHO) plays a key role in monitoring and promoting global health, setting international standards and guidelines, and coordinating responses to global health emergencies.

"Health personnel" is a broad term that refers to individuals who are involved in maintaining, promoting, and restoring the health of populations or individuals. This can include a wide range of professionals such as:

1. Healthcare providers: These are medical doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals (like physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, etc.), and other healthcare workers who provide direct patient care.

2. Public health professionals: These are individuals who work in public health agencies, non-governmental organizations, or academia to promote health, prevent diseases, and protect populations from health hazards. They include epidemiologists, biostatisticians, health educators, environmental health specialists, and health services researchers.

3. Health managers and administrators: These are professionals who oversee the operations, finances, and strategic planning of healthcare organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, or public health departments. They may include hospital CEOs, medical directors, practice managers, and healthcare consultants.

4. Health support staff: This group includes various personnel who provide essential services to healthcare organizations, such as medical records technicians, billing specialists, receptionists, and maintenance workers.

5. Health researchers and academics: These are professionals involved in conducting research, teaching, and disseminating knowledge related to health sciences, medicine, public health, or healthcare management in universities, research institutions, or think tanks.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines "health worker" as "a person who contributes to the promotion, protection, or improvement of health through prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, palliation, health promotion, and health education." This definition encompasses a wide range of professionals working in various capacities to improve health outcomes.

Health education is the process of providing information and strategies to individuals and communities about how to improve their health and prevent disease. It involves teaching and learning activities that aim to empower people to make informed decisions and take responsible actions regarding their health. Health education covers a wide range of topics, including nutrition, physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, substance abuse prevention, and environmental health. The ultimate goal of health education is to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles that can lead to improved health outcomes and quality of life.

Health services needs refer to the population's requirement for healthcare services based on their health status, disease prevalence, and clinical guidelines. These needs can be categorized into normative needs (based on expert opinions or clinical guidelines) and expressed needs (based on individuals' perceptions of their own healthcare needs).

On the other hand, health services demand refers to the quantity of healthcare services that consumers are willing and able to pay for, given their preferences, values, and financial resources. Demand is influenced by various factors such as price, income, education level, and cultural beliefs.

It's important to note that while needs represent a population's requirement for healthcare services, demand reflects the actual utilization of these services. Understanding both health services needs and demand is crucial in planning and delivering effective healthcare services that meet the population's requirements while ensuring efficient resource allocation.

Oral health is the scientific term used to describe the overall health status of the oral and related tissues, including the teeth, gums, palate, tongue, and mucosal lining. It involves the absence of chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, oral soft tissue lesions, birth defects such as cleft lip and palate, and other diseases and disorders that affect the oral cavity.

Good oral health also means being free of decay, gum disease, and other oral infections that can damage the teeth, gums, and bones of the mouth. It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene through regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups to prevent dental caries (cavities) and periodontal disease (gum disease).

Additionally, oral health is closely linked to overall health and well-being. Poor oral health has been associated with various systemic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections, and stroke. Therefore, maintaining good oral health can contribute to improved general health and quality of life.

Health services research (HSR) is a multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to healthcare, the quality and cost of care, and ultimately, our health and well-being. The goal of HSR is to inform policy and practice, improve system performance, and enhance the health and well-being of individuals and communities. It involves the use of various research methods, including epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, sociology, management science, political science, and psychology, to answer questions about the healthcare system and how it can be improved.

Examples of HSR topics include:

* Evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different healthcare interventions and technologies
* Studying patient-centered care and patient experiences with the healthcare system
* Examining healthcare workforce issues, such as shortages of primary care providers or the impact of nurse-to-patient ratios on patient outcomes
* Investigating the impact of health insurance design and financing systems on access to care and health disparities
* Analyzing the organization and delivery of healthcare services in different settings, such as hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities
* Identifying best practices for improving healthcare quality and safety, reducing medical errors, and eliminating wasteful or unnecessary care.

Health expenditures refer to the total amount of money spent on health services, goods, and resources in a given period. This can include expenses for preventive care, medical treatments, medications, long-term care, and administrative costs. Health expenditures can be made by individuals, corporations, insurance companies, or governments, and they can be measured at the national, regional, or household level.

Health expenditures are often used as an indicator of a country's investment in its healthcare system and can reflect the overall health status of a population. High levels of health expenditures may indicate a strong commitment to healthcare, but they can also place a significant burden on individuals, businesses, and governments. Understanding patterns and trends in health expenditures is important for policymakers, healthcare providers, and researchers who are working to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accessibility of healthcare services.

"Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices" (HKAP) is a term used in public health to refer to the knowledge, beliefs, assumptions, and behaviors that individuals possess or engage in that are related to health. Here's a brief definition of each component:

1. Health Knowledge: Refers to the factual information and understanding that individuals have about various health-related topics, such as anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and healthy behaviors.
2. Attitudes: Represent the positive or negative evaluations, feelings, or dispositions that people hold towards certain health issues, practices, or services. These attitudes can influence their willingness to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors.
3. Practices: Encompass the specific actions or habits that individuals engage in related to their health, such as dietary choices, exercise routines, hygiene practices, and use of healthcare services.

HKAP is a multidimensional concept that helps public health professionals understand and address various factors influencing individual and community health outcomes. By assessing and addressing knowledge gaps, negative attitudes, or unhealthy practices, interventions can be designed to promote positive behavior change and improve overall health status.

Public Health Administration refers to the leadership, management, and coordination of public health services and initiatives at the local, state, or national level. It involves overseeing and managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, programs, and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of populations. This may include addressing issues such as infectious disease control, chronic disease prevention, environmental health, emergency preparedness and response, and health promotion and education.

Public Health Administration requires a strong understanding of public health principles, leadership and management skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including community members, healthcare providers, policymakers, and other organizations. The ultimate goal of Public Health Administration is to ensure that public health resources are used effectively and efficiently to improve the health outcomes of populations and reduce health disparities.

Environmental health is a branch of public health that focuses on the study of how environmental factors, including physical, chemical, and biological factors, impact human health and disease. It involves the assessment, control, and prevention of environmental hazards in order to protect and promote human health and well-being.

Environmental health encompasses a wide range of issues, such as air and water quality, food safety, waste management, housing conditions, occupational health and safety, radiation protection, and climate change. It also involves the promotion of healthy behaviors and the development of policies and regulations to protect public health from environmental hazards.

The goal of environmental health is to create safe and healthy environments that support human health and well-being, prevent disease and injury, and promote sustainable communities. This requires a multidisciplinary approach that involves collaboration between various stakeholders, including policymakers, researchers, healthcare providers, community organizations, and the public.

Occupational health is a branch of medicine that focuses on the physical, mental, and social well-being of workers in all types of jobs. The goal of occupational health is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and disabilities, while also promoting the overall health and safety of employees. This may involve identifying and assessing potential hazards in the workplace, implementing controls to reduce or eliminate those hazards, providing education and training to workers on safe practices, and conducting medical surveillance and screenings to detect early signs of work-related health problems.

Occupational health also involves working closely with employers, employees, and other stakeholders to develop policies and programs that support the health and well-being of workers. This may include promoting healthy lifestyles, providing access to mental health resources, and supporting return-to-work programs for injured or ill workers. Ultimately, the goal of occupational health is to create a safe and healthy work environment that enables employees to perform their jobs effectively and efficiently, while also protecting their long-term health and well-being.

Health status disparities refer to differences in the health outcomes that are observed between different populations. These populations can be defined by various sociodemographic factors such as race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, income, education level, and geographic location. Health status disparities can manifest as differences in rates of illness, disease prevalence or incidence, morbidity, mortality, access to healthcare services, and quality of care received. These disparities are often the result of systemic inequities and social determinants of health that negatively impact certain populations, leading to worse health outcomes compared to other groups. It is important to note that health status disparities are preventable and can be addressed through targeted public health interventions and policies aimed at reducing health inequities.

Patient acceptance of health care refers to the willingness and ability of a patient to follow and engage in a recommended treatment plan or healthcare regimen. This involves understanding the proposed medical interventions, considering their potential benefits and risks, and making an informed decision to proceed with the recommended course of action.

The factors that influence patient acceptance can include:

1. Patient's understanding of their condition and treatment options
2. Trust in their healthcare provider
3. Personal beliefs and values related to health and illness
4. Cultural, linguistic, or socioeconomic barriers
5. Emotional responses to the diagnosis or proposed treatment
6. Practical considerations, such as cost, time commitment, or potential side effects

Healthcare providers play a crucial role in facilitating patient acceptance by clearly communicating information, addressing concerns and questions, and providing support throughout the decision-making process. Encouraging shared decision-making and tailoring care plans to individual patient needs and preferences can also enhance patient acceptance of health care.

Health care rationing refers to the deliberate limitation or restriction of medical services, treatments, or resources provided to patients based on specific criteria or guidelines. These limitations can be influenced by various factors such as cost-effectiveness, scarcity of resources, evidence-based medicine, and clinical appropriateness. The primary goal of health care rationing is to ensure fair distribution and allocation of finite medical resources among a population while maximizing overall health benefits and minimizing harm.

Rationing can occur at different levels within the healthcare system, including individual patient care decisions, insurance coverage policies, and governmental resource allocation. Examples of rationing include prioritizing certain treatments based on their proven effectiveness, restricting access to high-cost procedures with limited clinical benefits, or setting age limits for specific interventions.

It is important to note that health care rationing remains a controversial topic due to ethical concerns about potential disparities in care and the balance between individual patient needs and societal resource constraints.

National health programs are systematic, large-scale initiatives that are put in place by national governments to address specific health issues or improve the overall health of a population. These programs often involve coordinated efforts across various sectors, including healthcare, education, and social services. They may aim to increase access to care, improve the quality of care, prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, or reduce health disparities. Examples of national health programs include immunization campaigns, tobacco control initiatives, and efforts to address chronic diseases such as diabetes or heart disease. These programs are typically developed based on scientific research, evidence-based practices, and public health data, and they may be funded through a variety of sources, including government budgets, grants, and private donations.

Health Priorities are key areas of focus in healthcare that receive the greatest attention, resources, and efforts due to their significant impact on overall population health. These priorities are typically determined by evaluating various health issues and factors such as prevalence, severity, mortality rates, and social determinants of health. By addressing health priorities, healthcare systems and public health organizations aim to improve community health, reduce health disparities, and enhance the quality of life for individuals. Examples of health priorities may include chronic diseases (such as diabetes or heart disease), mental health, infectious diseases, maternal and child health, injury prevention, and health promotion through healthy lifestyles.

The term "Integrated Delivery of Healthcare" refers to a coordinated and seamless approach to providing healthcare services, where different providers and specialists work together to provide comprehensive care for patients. This model aims to improve patient outcomes by ensuring that all aspects of a person's health are addressed in a holistic and coordinated manner.

Integrated delivery of healthcare may involve various components such as:

1. Primary Care: A primary care provider serves as the first point of contact for patients and coordinates their care with other specialists and providers.
2. Specialty Care: Specialists provide care for specific medical conditions or diseases, working closely with primary care providers to ensure coordinated care.
3. Mental Health Services: Mental health providers work alongside medical professionals to address the mental and emotional needs of patients, recognizing that mental health is an essential component of overall health.
4. Preventive Care: Preventive services such as screenings, vaccinations, and health education are provided to help prevent illnesses and promote overall health and well-being.
5. Chronic Disease Management: Providers work together to manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, using evidence-based practices and coordinated care plans.
6. Health Information Technology: Electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technologies are used to facilitate communication and coordination among providers, ensuring that all members of the care team have access to up-to-date patient information.
7. Patient Engagement: Patients are actively engaged in their care, with education and support provided to help them make informed decisions about their health and treatment options.

The goal of integrated delivery of healthcare is to provide high-quality, cost-effective care that meets the unique needs of each patient, while also improving overall population health.

Public health practice is a multidisciplinary approach that aims to prevent disease, promote health, and protect communities from harmful environmental and social conditions through evidence-based strategies, programs, policies, and interventions. It involves the application of epidemiological, biostatistical, social, environmental, and behavioral sciences to improve the health of populations, reduce health disparities, and ensure equity in health outcomes. Public health practice includes a wide range of activities such as disease surveillance, outbreak investigation, health promotion, community engagement, program planning and evaluation, policy analysis and development, and research translation. It is a collaborative and systems-based approach that involves partnerships with various stakeholders, including communities, healthcare providers, policymakers, and other organizations to achieve population-level health goals.

Mental health services refer to the various professional health services designed to treat and support individuals with mental health conditions. These services are typically provided by trained and licensed mental health professionals, such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists. The services may include:

1. Assessment and diagnosis of mental health disorders
2. Psychotherapy or "talk therapy" to help individuals understand and manage their symptoms
3. Medication management for mental health conditions
4. Case management and care coordination to connect individuals with community resources and support
5. Psychoeducation to help individuals and families better understand mental health conditions and how to manage them
6. Crisis intervention and stabilization services
7. Inpatient and residential treatment for severe or chronic mental illness
8. Prevention and early intervention services to identify and address mental health concerns before they become more serious
9. Rehabilitation and recovery services to help individuals with mental illness achieve their full potential and live fulfilling lives in the community.

Community health services refer to a type of healthcare delivery that is organized around the needs of a specific population or community, rather than individual patients. These services are typically focused on preventive care, health promotion, and improving access to care for underserved populations. They can include a wide range of services, such as:

* Primary care, including routine check-ups, immunizations, and screenings
* Dental care
* Mental health and substance abuse treatment
* Public health initiatives, such as disease prevention and health education programs
* Home health care and other supportive services for people with chronic illnesses or disabilities
* Health services for special populations, such as children, the elderly, or those living in rural areas

The goal of community health services is to improve the overall health of a population by addressing the social, economic, and environmental factors that can impact health. This approach recognizes that healthcare is just one factor in determining a person's health outcomes, and that other factors such as housing, education, and income also play important roles. By working to address these underlying determinants of health, community health services aim to improve the health and well-being of entire communities.

Women's health is a branch of healthcare that focuses on the unique health needs, conditions, and concerns of women throughout their lifespan. It covers a broad range of topics including menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, menopause, breast health, sexual health, mental health, and chronic diseases that are more common in women such as osteoporosis and autoimmune disorders. Women's health also addresses issues related to gender-based violence, socioeconomic factors, and environmental impacts on women's health. It is aimed at promoting and maintaining the physical, emotional, and reproductive well-being of women, and preventing and treating diseases and conditions that disproportionately affect them.

Rural health is a branch of healthcare that focuses on the unique health challenges and needs of people living in rural areas. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines rural health as "the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in the rural population."

Rural populations often face disparities in healthcare access and quality compared to their urban counterparts. Factors such as geographic isolation, poverty, lack of transportation, and a shortage of healthcare providers can contribute to these disparities. Rural health encompasses a broad range of services, including primary care, prevention, chronic disease management, mental health, oral health, and emergency medical services.

The goal of rural health is to improve the health outcomes of rural populations by addressing these unique challenges and providing high-quality, accessible healthcare services that meet their needs. This may involve innovative approaches such as telemedicine, mobile health clinics, and community-based programs to reach people in remote areas.

The Health Care Sector is a segment of the economy that includes companies and organizations that provide goods and services to treat patients with medical conditions, as well as those that work to maintain people's health through preventative care and health education. This sector includes hospitals, clinics, physician practices, dental practices, pharmacies, home health care agencies, nursing homes, laboratories, and medical device manufacturers, among others.

The Health Care Sector is often broken down into several subsectors, including:

1. Providers of healthcare services, such as hospitals, clinics, and physician practices.
2. Payers of healthcare costs, such as insurance companies and government agencies like Medicare and Medicaid.
3. Manufacturers of healthcare products, such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology products.
4. Distributors of healthcare products, such as wholesalers and pharmacy benefit managers.
5. Providers of healthcare information technology, such as electronic health record systems and telemedicine platforms.

The Health Care Sector is a significant contributor to the economy in many countries, providing employment opportunities and contributing to economic growth. However, it also faces significant challenges, including rising costs, an aging population, and increasing demands for access to high-quality care.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is not a medical condition or term, but rather a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. Here's a brief description:

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as the global authority on public health issues. Established in 1948, WHO's primary role is to coordinate and collaborate with its member states to promote health, prevent diseases, and ensure universal access to healthcare services. WHO is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has regional offices around the world. It plays a crucial role in setting global health standards, monitoring disease outbreaks, and providing guidance on various public health concerns, including infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, mental health, environmental health, and maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.

The "attitude of health personnel" refers to the overall disposition, behavior, and approach that healthcare professionals exhibit towards their patients or clients. This encompasses various aspects such as:

1. Interpersonal skills: The ability to communicate effectively, listen actively, and build rapport with patients.
2. Professionalism: Adherence to ethical principles, confidentiality, and maintaining a non-judgmental attitude.
3. Compassion and empathy: Showing genuine concern for the patient's well-being and understanding their feelings and experiences.
4. Cultural sensitivity: Respecting and acknowledging the cultural backgrounds, beliefs, and values of patients.
5. Competence: Demonstrating knowledge, skills, and expertise in providing healthcare services.
6. Collaboration: Working together with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive care for the patient.
7. Patient-centeredness: Focusing on the individual needs, preferences, and goals of the patient in the decision-making process.
8. Commitment to continuous learning and improvement: Staying updated with the latest developments in the field and seeking opportunities to enhance one's skills and knowledge.

A positive attitude of health personnel contributes significantly to patient satisfaction, adherence to treatment plans, and overall healthcare outcomes.

Urban health is a branch of public health that focuses on the unique health challenges and disparities faced by urban populations. It encompasses the physical, mental, and social well-being of people living in urban areas, which are characterized by high population density, diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and unique environmental exposures.

Urban health addresses a range of issues, including infectious diseases, chronic conditions, injuries, violence, and mental health disorders, as well as the social determinants of health such as housing, education, income, and access to healthcare services. It also considers the impact of urbanization on health, including the effects of pollution, noise, crowding, and lack of green spaces.

The goal of urban health is to promote health equity and improve the overall health outcomes of urban populations by addressing these challenges through evidence-based interventions, policies, and programs that are tailored to the unique needs of urban communities.

Child health services refer to a range of medical and supportive services designed to promote the physical, mental, and social well-being of children from birth up to adolescence. These services aim to prevent or identify health problems early, provide treatment and management for existing conditions, and support healthy growth and development.

Examples of child health services include:

1. Well-child visits: Regular checkups with a pediatrician or other healthcare provider to monitor growth, development, and overall health.
2. Immunizations: Vaccinations to protect against infectious diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella, polio, and hepatitis B.
3. Screening tests: Blood tests, hearing and vision screenings, and other diagnostic tests to identify potential health issues early.
4. Developmental assessments: Evaluations of a child's cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development to ensure they are meeting age-appropriate milestones.
5. Dental care: Preventive dental services such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants, as well as restorative care for cavities or other dental problems.
6. Mental health services: Counseling, therapy, and medication management for children experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges.
7. Nutrition counseling: Education and support to help families make healthy food choices and promote good nutrition.
8. Chronic disease management: Coordinated care for children with ongoing medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, or cerebral palsy.
9. Injury prevention: Programs that teach parents and children about safety measures to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries.
10. Public health initiatives: Community-based programs that promote healthy lifestyles, provide access to healthcare services, and address social determinants of health such as poverty, housing, and education.

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. It encompasses a wide range of skills including reading, writing, numeracy, listening, speaking, and critical thinking abilities, as well as the ability to apply these skills to everyday health situations.

Health literacy is not just about an individual's ability to read and understand health information, but also about how healthcare systems communicate and provide information to patients. It involves the interaction between patients and healthcare providers, as well as the complexity of health systems and services.

Limited health literacy can have a significant impact on a person's health outcomes, including increased rates of hospitalization, poorer disease management, and higher healthcare costs. Therefore, improving health literacy is an important public health goal that can help reduce health disparities and improve overall population health.

Community health planning is a systematic and continuous process that involves assessing the health needs and resources of a defined population, setting priorities for health improvement, and developing and implementing action plans to achieve those priorities. It is a collaborative effort between various stakeholders, including community members, healthcare providers, public health professionals, and other relevant organizations. The goal of community health planning is to improve the overall health and well-being of the community by addressing the social, environmental, and economic factors that impact health. This process typically involves the following steps:

1. Needs assessment: Identifying the health needs and priorities of the community through data collection and analysis, including demographic information, health status indicators, and healthcare utilization patterns.
2. Resource assessment: Identifying the available resources in the community, such as healthcare facilities, public health programs, and community-based organizations that can be leveraged to address the identified needs.
3. Priority setting: Determining the most pressing health issues that need to be addressed based on the needs and resource assessments. This involves engaging stakeholders in a participatory process to identify shared priorities.
4. Plan development: Developing an action plan that outlines specific strategies, activities, and timelines for addressing the identified priorities. The plan should also include indicators for measuring progress and evaluating outcomes.
5. Implementation: Putting the action plan into practice by engaging community members, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders in implementing the strategies and activities outlined in the plan.
6. Evaluation: Monitoring and evaluating the progress of the action plan to ensure that it is achieving the desired outcomes and making adjustments as needed.

Community health planning is an essential component of public health practice because it helps to ensure that resources are allocated effectively, priorities are aligned with community needs, and interventions are tailored to the unique characteristics of the population being served.

Rural health services refer to the healthcare delivery systems and facilities that are located in rural areas and are designed to meet the unique health needs of rural populations. These services can include hospitals, clinics, community health centers, mental health centers, and home health agencies, as well as various programs and initiatives aimed at improving access to care, addressing health disparities, and promoting health and wellness in rural communities.

Rural health services are often characterized by longer travel distances to healthcare facilities, a greater reliance on primary care and preventive services, and a higher prevalence of certain health conditions such as chronic diseases, injuries, and mental health disorders. As a result, rural health services must be tailored to address these challenges and provide high-quality, affordable, and accessible care to rural residents.

In many countries, rural health services are supported by government policies and programs aimed at improving healthcare infrastructure, workforce development, and telehealth technologies in rural areas. These efforts are critical for ensuring that all individuals, regardless of where they live, have access to the healthcare services they need to maintain their health and well-being.

Health facilities, also known as healthcare facilities, are organizations that provide health services, treatments, and care to individuals in need of medical attention. These facilities can include various types of establishments such as hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices, dental practices, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and diagnostic imaging centers.

Health facilities are designed to offer a range of services that promote health, prevent illness, diagnose and treat medical conditions, and provide ongoing care for patients with chronic illnesses or disabilities. They may also offer educational programs and resources to help individuals maintain their health and well-being.

The specific services offered by health facilities can vary widely depending on the type and size of the facility, as well as its location and target population. However, all health facilities are required to meet certain standards for safety, quality, and patient care in order to ensure that patients receive the best possible treatment and outcomes.

Regional health planning is a process that involves the systematic assessment, analysis, and prioritization of healthcare needs for a defined geographic population in a specific region. It aims to develop and implement strategies, programs, and services to address those needs in a coordinated and efficient manner. This collaborative approach often involves various stakeholders, such as healthcare providers, public health officials, community leaders, and advocates, working together to improve the overall health and well-being of the population in that region.

The medical definition of 'Regional Health Planning' can be outlined as follows:

1. Systematic assessment: A comprehensive evaluation of the healthcare needs, resources, and infrastructure within a specific region, taking into account demographic, epidemiological, and socioeconomic factors that influence health outcomes.
2. Analysis: The examination of data and information gathered during the assessment to identify gaps, priorities, and opportunities for improvement in healthcare services and delivery.
3. Prioritization: The process of ranking healthcare needs and issues based on their urgency, impact, and feasibility of intervention, to ensure that resources are allocated effectively and efficiently.
4. Strategy development: The creation of evidence-based, data-driven plans and interventions aimed at addressing the prioritized health needs and improving the overall health of the regional population.
5. Collaboration: The active engagement and partnership of various stakeholders, including healthcare providers, public health officials, community leaders, and advocates, in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of regional health initiatives.
6. Coordination: The alignment and integration of healthcare services, programs, and policies across different levels and sectors to ensure seamless care and avoid duplication of efforts.
7. Continuous improvement: The ongoing monitoring and evaluation of regional health programs and interventions to assess their effectiveness, make adjustments as needed, and incorporate new evidence and best practices into future planning efforts.

Socioeconomic factors are a range of interconnected conditions and influences that affect the opportunities and resources a person or group has to maintain and improve their health and well-being. These factors include:

1. Economic stability: This includes employment status, job security, income level, and poverty status. Lower income and lack of employment are associated with poorer health outcomes.
2. Education: Higher levels of education are generally associated with better health outcomes. Education can affect a person's ability to access and understand health information, as well as their ability to navigate the healthcare system.
3. Social and community context: This includes factors such as social support networks, discrimination, and community safety. Strong social supports and positive community connections are associated with better health outcomes, while discrimination and lack of safety can negatively impact health.
4. Healthcare access and quality: Access to affordable, high-quality healthcare is an important socioeconomic factor that can significantly impact a person's health. Factors such as insurance status, availability of providers, and cultural competency of healthcare systems can all affect healthcare access and quality.
5. Neighborhood and built environment: The physical conditions in which people live, work, and play can also impact their health. Factors such as housing quality, transportation options, availability of healthy foods, and exposure to environmental hazards can all influence health outcomes.

Socioeconomic factors are often interrelated and can have a cumulative effect on health outcomes. For example, someone who lives in a low-income neighborhood with limited access to healthy foods and safe parks may also face challenges related to employment, education, and healthcare access that further impact their health. Addressing socioeconomic factors is an important part of promoting health equity and reducing health disparities.

Quality Assurance in the context of healthcare refers to a systematic approach and set of activities designed to ensure that health care services and products consistently meet predetermined standards of quality and safety. It includes all the policies, procedures, and processes that are put in place to monitor, assess, and improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

The goal of quality assurance is to minimize variability in clinical practice, reduce medical errors, and ensure that patients receive evidence-based care that is safe, effective, timely, patient-centered, and equitable. Quality assurance activities may include:

1. Establishing standards of care based on best practices and clinical guidelines.
2. Developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with these standards.
3. Providing education and training to healthcare professionals to improve their knowledge and skills.
4. Conducting audits, reviews, and evaluations of healthcare services and processes to identify areas for improvement.
5. Implementing corrective actions to address identified issues and prevent their recurrence.
6. Monitoring and measuring outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of quality improvement initiatives.

Quality assurance is an ongoing process that requires continuous evaluation and improvement to ensure that healthcare delivery remains safe, effective, and patient-centered.

"Health manpower" is a term that refers to the number and type of healthcare professionals (such as doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and support staff) who are available to provide healthcare services in a particular area or system. It's an important consideration in healthcare planning and policy, as the availability and distribution of health manpower can have a significant impact on access to care, quality of care, and health outcomes.

Therefore, medical definition of 'Health Manpower' could be: "The composition and distribution of healthcare professionals who are available to deliver healthcare services, including their skills, training, and experience. Health manpower is an essential component of healthcare systems and is influenced by factors such as population needs, workforce supply, and government policies."

Health resources refer to the personnel, facilities, equipment, and supplies that are used in the delivery of healthcare services. This includes:

1. Human resources: Healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health professionals.

2. Physical resources: Hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and other healthcare facilities.

3. Technological resources: Medical equipment and technology used for diagnosis and treatment, such as MRI machines, CT scanners, and electronic health records.

4. Financial resources: Funding for healthcare services, including public and private insurance, government funding, and out-of-pocket payments.

5. Informational resources: Research findings, evidence-based practices, and health education materials that inform healthcare decision-making.

The adequate availability, distribution, and utilization of these health resources are crucial for ensuring access to quality healthcare services and improving population health outcomes.

Community Health Centers (CHCs) are primary care facilities that provide comprehensive and culturally competent health services to medically underserved communities, regardless of their ability to pay. CHCs are funded through various sources, including the federal government's Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). They aim to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations by providing access to high-quality preventive and primary care services.

CHCs offer a range of services, such as medical, dental, and behavioral health care, as well as enabling services like case management, transportation, and language interpretation. They operate on a sliding fee scale basis, ensuring that patients pay based on their income and ability to pay. CHCs also engage in community outreach and education to promote health awareness and prevention.

Preventive health services refer to measures taken to prevent diseases or injuries rather than curing them or treating their symptoms. These services include screenings, vaccinations, and counseling aimed at preventing or identifying illnesses in their earliest stages. Examples of preventive health services include:

1. Screenings for various types of cancer (e.g., breast, cervical, colorectal)
2. Vaccinations against infectious diseases (e.g., influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia, human papillomavirus)
3. Counseling on lifestyle modifications to reduce the risk of chronic diseases (e.g., smoking cessation, diet and exercise counseling, alcohol misuse screening and intervention)
4. Screenings for cardiovascular disease risk factors (e.g., cholesterol levels, blood pressure, body mass index)
5. Screenings for mental health conditions (e.g., depression)
6. Preventive medications (e.g., aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in certain individuals)

Preventive health services are an essential component of overall healthcare and play a critical role in improving health outcomes, reducing healthcare costs, and enhancing quality of life.

Maternal health services refer to the preventative, diagnostic, and treatment-based healthcare services provided during pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal period. These services aim to ensure the best possible health outcomes for mothers throughout their reproductive years, including family planning, preconception care, antenatal care, delivery, postpartum care, and management of chronic conditions or complications that may arise during pregnancy and childbirth.

The World Health Organization (WHO) outlines several critical components of maternal health services:

1. Antenatal care: Regular check-ups to monitor the mother's and fetus's health, identify potential risks, provide essential interventions, and offer counseling on nutrition, breastfeeding, and birth preparedness.
2. Delivery care: Skilled attendance during childbirth, including normal vaginal delivery and assisted deliveries (forceps or vacuum extraction), and access to emergency obstetric care for complications such as hemorrhage, eclampsia, obstructed labor, and sepsis.
3. Postnatal care: Continuum of care for mothers and newborns during the first six weeks after childbirth, focusing on recovery, early detection and management of complications, immunization, family planning, and psychosocial support.
4. Family planning: Access to modern contraceptive methods, counseling on fertility awareness, and safe abortion services where legal, to enable women to plan their pregnancies and space their children according to their reproductive intentions.
5. Management of chronic conditions: Comprehensive care for pregnant women with pre-existing or pregnancy-induced medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and mental health disorders.
6. Preconception care: Identification and management of risk factors before conception to optimize maternal and fetal health outcomes.
7. Prevention and management of gender-based violence: Screening, counseling, and referral services for women experiencing intimate partner violence or sexual violence during pregnancy and childbirth.
8. Health promotion and education: Community-based interventions to raise awareness about the importance of maternal health, promote positive health behaviors, and reduce barriers to accessing healthcare services.

Maternal health services should be accessible, affordable, acceptable, and equitable for all women, regardless of their age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or geographical location. Adequate investment in maternal health infrastructure, human resources, and service delivery models is essential to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

An Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a digital version of a patient's medical history that is stored and maintained electronically rather than on paper. It contains comprehensive information about a patient's health status, including their medical history, medications, allergies, test results, immunization records, and other relevant health information. EHRs can be shared among authorized healthcare providers, which enables better coordination of care, improved patient safety, and more efficient delivery of healthcare services.

EHRs are designed to provide real-time, patient-centered records that make it easier for healthcare providers to access up-to-date and accurate information about their patients. They can also help reduce errors, prevent duplicative tests and procedures, and improve communication among healthcare providers. EHRs may include features such as clinical decision support tools, which can alert healthcare providers to potential drug interactions or other health risks based on a patient's medical history.

EHRs are subject to various regulations and standards to ensure the privacy and security of patients' health information. In the United States, for example, EHRs must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule, which sets national standards for the protection of personal health information.

Public health nursing is a specialty practice area of nursing that focuses on the prevention and management of health issues in communities and populations. It involves the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions aimed at promoting health, preventing disease, and addressing environmental factors that impact the health of populations. Public health nurses often work in community-based settings such as public health departments, schools, and non-profit organizations to provide care and education to individuals and families, promote health equity, and advocate for policies that improve the overall health of communities.

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  • This makes such services even more important to an individual's overall health. (ny.gov)
  • Family planning clinicians also provide screening and referral to other health services such as mammograms or treatment of high blood pressure. (ny.gov)
  • The Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP) is a public health insurance program for New Yorkers who need family planning services, but may not be able to afford them. (ny.gov)
  • Federal Law (known in New York as the Free Access policy) allows individuals enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans to obtain family planning and reproductive health services from any Medicaid participating provider (in or out of a managed care plan's network), without referral or prior approval of the plan. (ny.gov)
  • Home health care is a unique blend of professional medical services and personal care administered in the comfort of a patient's residence. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Whether it's having a trained professional to handle therapy sessions, receiving high-quality medical equipment, or benefiting from in-home nursing services, home health care ensures that clients experience comprehensive health care without leaving their familiar environment. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Choosing home health care services over traditional hospital care or long-term facilities offers a myriad of advantages, catering not only to the needs of the patient but also providing peace of mind for the entire family. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Seniors can continue with their daily routines, hobbies, and social activities, promoting holistic well-being through their personalized home health services. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • The multi-year plan includes increasing operational capacity by 1,000 beds for inpatient psychiatric treatment, creating 3,500 units of housing to serve New Yorkers with mental illness, increasing insurance coverage for mental health services, dramatically expanding outpatient services, and creating systemic accountability for hospital admissions and discharges to better address the needs of individuals suffering with mental illness. (ny.gov)
  • The National Union of Healthcare Workers, the nation's largest private-sector union representing mental health clinicians, applauds the plan announced today by Hillary Clinton to remove barriers to mental health and substance abuse treatment for tens of millions of Americans who need these services. (nuhw.org)
  • This is an effort to finally provide comprehensive, well managed mental health and substance abuse services to those who need them," said Rosselli. (nuhw.org)
  • My "awakening" came when I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a podcast with my boss, Stewart Gandolf, CEO of Healthcare Success, and his friend Matt Hall, Vice President of Marketing for Pacific Dental Services (PDS). (healthcaresuccess.com)
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded nearly $35 million in grant funding this month to bring essential behavioral health services and HIV prevention and care to historically underserved populations. (mlo-online.com)
  • This pilot program provides comprehensive healthcare for racial and ethnic medically underserved people experiencing unsheltered homelessness through the delivery of portable clinical care delivered outside that is focused on the integration of behavioral health and HIV treatment and prevention services. (mlo-online.com)
  • She sees patients at the West County Health Center, the Pittsburg Health Center, Martinez Health Center, and Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, which are affiliated with the Contra Costa Health Services. (asianhealthservices.org)
  • To serve and advocate for the medically underserved, including the immigrant and refugee Asian community, and to ensure equal access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture. (asianhealthservices.org)
  • Asian Health Services receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. (asianhealthservices.org)
  • Cano Health Flamingo is an innovative primary care provider that offers comprehensive healthcare services to individuals of all ages. (healthinquire.com)
  • Their services include preventive care, chronic disease management, skilled nursing services, and urgent care services. (healthinquire.com)
  • Comprehensive healthcare services: Cano Health Flamingo offers a wide range of healthcare services that cater to the medical needs of individuals of all ages. (healthinquire.com)
  • Convenient locations: Cano Health Flamingo has several locations across Florida, making it easier for patients to access their healthcare services. (healthinquire.com)
  • State-of-the-art facilities: Cano Health Flamingo uses state-of-the-art facilities and technology to provide high-quality healthcare services to patients. (healthinquire.com)
  • Affordable healthcare: Cano Health Flamingo offers affordable healthcare services that are accessible to individuals with different financial backgrounds. (healthinquire.com)
  • Multi-lingual services: Cano Health Flamingo offers healthcare services in several languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese, making it easier for patients who speak different languages to access healthcare services. (healthinquire.com)
  • Cano Health Flamingo offers several preventive care services that are designed to keep individuals healthy and prevent the onset of chronic diseases. (healthinquire.com)
  • These preventive care services are essential for identifying potential health issues before they become more serious and require more intensive medical intervention. (healthinquire.com)
  • Cano Health Flamingo also offers chronic disease management services that are designed to help individuals manage their chronic conditions and improve their quality of life. (healthinquire.com)
  • That's why we offer urgent care services that allow individuals to access medical care when they need it the most. (healthinquire.com)
  • Our urgent care services are designed to help individuals get back to optimal health as quickly as possible. (healthinquire.com)
  • From preventive care to chronic disease management and urgent care services, we offer a wide range of healthcare services that cater to the medical needs of our patients. (healthinquire.com)
  • Local expertise in clinical care has been nurtured by the support for clinical activities provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. (cdc.gov)
  • Such systems improvements could also affect other perinatal infections (e.g., hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and syphilis) and maternal and child health services overall. (cdc.gov)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare is a private nonprofit organization that offers a full range of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services, with special programs for veterans, victims of crime, parents, and employee assistance programs. (comphc.org)
  • Since the 1970's, Comprehensive Healthcare has been providing services to children, adults, and families throughout Eastern Washington. (comphc.org)
  • Through our collaborations with community partners in healthcare, homeless support, law enforcement, and social services, our web of essential behavioral healthcare becomes stronger, and more individuals receive the care they need to live their best life. (comphc.org)
  • It is my sincere hope that the information within the website will not only inform you about Comprehensive Healthcare's programs and services, but will also provide you with resources that allow you to make knowledgeable decisions regarding you and your loved one's behavioral health. (comphc.org)
  • To accomplish this, Comprehensive Healthcare offers a continuum of care that includes a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community educational support services and programs. (comphc.org)
  • Disclaimer: Please note that chiropractic services provided at the Oceanside and Valley Stream locations set forth in this website are not provided by Comprehensive Healthcare Group. (chghealth.com)
  • Within the West Yorkshire and Harrogate STP there is a clear intention to set up and contract local NHS and Social Care organisations to deliver their area Health & Social Care services. (crowdjustice.com)
  • Effectiveness and efficiency : random reflections on health services / A. L. Cochrane. (who.int)
  • Additional services that Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center offers include intensive case management, illness management and recovery and supported housing. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • Many insurance plans cover mental health services, but the extent of coverage may differ, and some services may require pre-authorization. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • In the current juncture, mental health reception services have suffered different transformations, breaking with the hospital-centered model. (bvsalud.org)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare, located at 505 South 4th Avenue in Yakima, WA, provides a wide range of medical care services to patients of all ages. (nocostrehab.com)
  • At Comprehensive Care Consultants, we accept a variety of insurance plans to make our services accessible to as many patients as possible. (nocostrehab.com)
  • In our ongoing pursuit of equitable healthcare, the Canadian government continues to prioritize access to a wide range of reproductive services, including abortions. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • In this article, we delve into the progressive approach taken by the Canadian government, highlighting its recent initiatives and increased federal funding to support comprehensive reproductive services. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • To fortify its commitment to comprehensive reproductive services, the Canadian government has allocated substantial federal funding to further expand access and ensure equity in healthcare provisions. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • Recognizing the vital role played by healthcare facilities in the provision of reproductive services, the Canadian government has allocated millions of dollars to enhance and establish reproductive healthcare centers across the nation. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • These facilities, staffed with qualified healthcare professionals, provide a range of reproductive services, including contraception, counseling, and abortions, fostering a safe and supportive environment for individuals seeking care. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • In addition to funding healthcare facilities, the Canadian government has taken steps to bolster support networks for those in need of reproductive services. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • Canada stands as a shining example of a nation committed to comprehensive reproductive services. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • As we move forward, it is imperative to continue supporting and advocating for comprehensive reproductive services, ensuring that every individual's right to make informed choices regarding their reproductive health is respected and upheld. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • This systemic inability to promptly process prior authorizations for healthcare services delayed members' access to medically necessary healthcare services and had a detrimental effect on their members. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • Care did not maintain sufficient organizational and administrative capacity to provide services to members. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) operates California's Medi-Cal program with approximately 14.5 million beneficiaries and is the largest purchaser of healthcare in California. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • Background Despite its importance, the integration of oral health into primary care is still an emerging practice in the field of health care services. (medscape.com)
  • The benefits of coordinating care between healthcare professionals and institutions are the main drivers behind reforms to the payment and delivery system for healthcare services. (bvsalud.org)
  • A.D.A.M. is among the first to achieve this important distinction for online health information and services. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In addition to its wide range of conventional primary medical and dental care, the Health Center offers exercise/fitness programs utilizing a gym and walking paths, a farmers' market in Wai'anae and Kapolei, a restaurant, and native Hawaiian healing services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new facility expanded the Health Center's capability to provide additional dental care to the community and additional workspace for laboratory services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Makai Clinic - Offers primary care pediatric services. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Kupuna Council (Native Hawaiian elders who are also Native Hawaiian traditional healers) provides input on cultural and traditional services to be offered through the Health Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavioral Health Services - Behavioral health services for adults and children are provided by psychiatrists and psychologists and include psychiatric diagnostic or evaluative interview procedures, insight-oriented, behavior modifying and/or supportive psychotherapy, and medication management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional behavioral health services are integrated with the primary care clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Waiola Clinic - Offers primary care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • James and Abigail Campbell Clinic - Offers primary care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kapolei Health Care Center - Offers primary care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Waianae Health Academy also offers comprehensive Haumana Kokua (student support services) to assist people enter and succeed in the programs they choose. (wikipedia.org)
  • ABSTRACT Jordan spends around 9% of its GDP on health care services, a high figure compared with similar developing countries. (who.int)
  • RESUME La Jordanie consacre environ 9 % de son PIB aux services de soins de santé, un chiffre élevé par rapport à d'autres pays en développement similaires. (who.int)
  • Ministries providing services nel costs typically consume the largest plan their budgets based on historical share of health ministry budgets, and con- experience where past budgets and ex- sequently become a primary area of analy- penditures tend to guide future plans. (who.int)
  • Appendix 3 of the Global Action 2013-2020, as appropriate, and to submit an update of Appendix 3 to the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, through the Executive Board. (who.int)
  • As requested in paragraph 3.9 of resolution WHA66.10, the Secretariat will submit reports on progress made in implementing the Global Action Plan 2013-2020, through the Executive Board, to the Health Assembly in 2016, 2018 and 2021. (who.int)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Summary Report: Evaluation of Care Coordination in Veterans Health Administration Facilities, Fiscal Year 2021. (ahrq.gov)
  • Evaluation of Quality, Safety and Value in Veterans Health Administration Facilities, Fiscal 2021. (ahrq.gov)
  • Would you believe Americans spent $12,914 per person on health care expenses in 2021? (insideindianabusiness.com)
  • Proper attention to women's HIV care inclusive of reproductive health and family planning will support women with their pregnancy as well as pre-pregnancy and postpartum desires. (cdc.gov)
  • A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in women's reproductive health. (legacyhealth.org)
  • With an unwavering commitment to the well-being of its citizens, Canada is dedicated to ensuring that individuals have the freedom to make informed decisions regarding their reproductive health. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • Canada recognizes the importance of comprehensive sexual education in empowering individuals to make responsible choices regarding their reproductive health. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • The government collaborates with healthcare professionals, researchers, and experts to explore innovative approaches, best practices, and advancements in reproductive healthcare. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • Through increased federal funding, prioritization of education, and the establishment of robust support networks, Canada is working towards a future where all individuals have access to the reproductive healthcare they deserve. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • The government's steadfast dedication to upholding reproductive rights and promoting the overall well-being of its citizens solidifies Canada's position as a leader in progressive healthcare policies. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • These jobs also can present the risk for hearing loss as well as aircrew hazards such as cosmic ionizing radiation, reproductive health, circadian rhythm disruption, and more. (cdc.gov)
  • There are proposals for actions both in Primary Care and in Medium and High Complexity that can and should be organized in the municipalities so that they respond adequately to these health demands", points out Marcelo Moreno, organizer of the publication and researcher at CETAB. (who.int)
  • New York State law guarantees that all women enrolled in managed care (not only those insured by Medicaid) can go directly to any family planning provider within their plan network, without a referral from their primary care provider. (ny.gov)
  • The primary focus of the patient care team at Comprehensive Breast Care Center is breast health and the evaluation and treatment of breast disease. (tanner.org)
  • We believe in empowering you to take control of your health at a primary level. (healthbarosa.com)
  • By taking care of your health at a primary level, you can lead a fulfilling and vibrant life. (healthbarosa.com)
  • A primary care provider is another resource for your overall health. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Our family care clinics are participating in CPC+, the nation's largest-ever program to improve primary care. (stcharleshealthcare.org)
  • All relevant original publications with a focus on the integration of oral health into primary care were retrieved. (medscape.com)
  • Policies regarding oral heath integration into primary care were mostly oriented toward common risk factors approach and care coordination processes. (medscape.com)
  • Conclusions This scoping review provided a comprehensive overview on the concept of integration of oral health in primary care. (medscape.com)
  • However, the results could be considered as a first step in the development of health care policies that support collaborative practices and patient-centred care in the field of primary care sector. (medscape.com)
  • Malama Ola - The Malama Ola (Integrative Medicine) Clinic offers primary care, pain management, lifestyle enhancement, acupuncture, chronic disease management, sports medicine, employee wellness and research activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • This study assessed staffing patterns in relation to Ministry of Health expendi- tures in a nationally representative sample of 97 primary care facilities. (who.int)
  • The economic costs of primary care facilities amounted to Jordanian dinar (JD) 42.3 million. (who.int)
  • The Ministry should consider changing the functioning of its primary care facilities to obtain a more cost-effective use of staff time. (who.int)
  • This means that healthcare professionals and patients collaborate to develop a personalized plan that aligns with the patient's values, preferences, and goals. (selfgrowth.com)
  • It's essential to consider the patient's overall health, any existing medical conditions, and potential drug interactions when incorporating medical cannabis into their care. (selfgrowth.com)
  • This means that the entire Comprehensive Rehab team evaluates each patient's case from a developmental standpoint. (clintoniowatourism.com)
  • This care is aligned with the patient's expressed goals of care and healthcare needs, considers the impact of the patient's health issues on their life and wellbeing, and is clinically appropriate. (sa.gov.au)
  • Examples of harm to members caused by delays in authorization include a cancer patient's deteriorating health, a plan member suffering from extreme pain for more than two weeks, and another cancer patient with a prognosis of six to nine months of life who was discharged in Los Angeles. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • History, physical examination, and preventive health care. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The publication was prepared with technical and financial support from the General Coordination of Workers' Health, the Department of Environmental Health, Workers and Surveillance of Public Health Emergencies of the Health Surveillance Secretariat of the Ministry of Health (CGSAT/Dsaste/SVS/ MS), and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). (who.int)
  • Care coordination failures reduce the effectiveness of communication, information transfer, and patient monitoring to the determent of safety. (ahrq.gov)
  • Deficiencies in Care, Care Coordination, and Facility Response to a Patient Who Died by Suicide, Memphis VA Medical Center in Tennessee. (ahrq.gov)
  • This will help provide us with a more complete picture of your health and allow for better coordination of care. (stcharleshealthcare.org)
  • Increased identification of HIV infection prior to pregnancy, and maintenance of more women in care would result in more opportunities to optimize women's health prior to and between pregnancies. (cdc.gov)
  • From birth control to menopause, we are experts in women's health and we are here for you. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Houses pediatrics and women's health practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • The practice of Integrative Medicine blends conventional care with evidence-based traditional and complementary approaches to support whole-person health and wellness. (uclahealth.org)
  • Over 100 independent studies conducted on four continents and published in peer reviewed journals, have demonstrated a comprehensive range of benefits from SKY practice. (uclahealth.org)
  • Our entire practice is organized around our patients, with a physician-led team working in partnership with you to improve your health and wellness. (tanner.org)
  • Maintains Authenticity - Reaching out to the community truly shows you, as a physician and practice, care. (healthcaresuccess.com)
  • Dr. Lo practices at Epic Care, Partners in Comprehensive Care, a multi specialty practice including physicians across Alameda and Contra Costa counties. (asianhealthservices.org)
  • Giving doctors extra support to help you get better care through CPC+, our insurers will give our practice additional resources to help us better manage your care. (stcharleshealthcare.org)
  • 2.2 Nurse Practitioners (NPs) Examine the advanced practice role of nurse practitioners, specializing in various healthcare fields. (recipuri.com)
  • MyChart is a secure, online tool that gives you easy access to all of your Orlando Health information from any of your devices. (orlandohealth.com)
  • Ultimately, the use of integrative medicine within the UCLA Menopause Program supports a personalized approach to care that can support a person going through perimenopause or in menopause. (uclahealth.org)
  • Patients can work with healthcare professionals to develop holistic treatment plans that include exercise, nutrition , mindfulness practices, and, when appropriate, the use of medical cannabis. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Interim Report: Review of VHA's Patient Wait Times, Scheduling Practices, and Alleged Patient Deaths at the Phoenix Health Care System. (ahrq.gov)
  • Review of Alleged Patient Deaths, Patient Wait Times, and Scheduling Practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. (ahrq.gov)
  • The idea is that the document can guide tobacco-growing municipalities on how they can structure their networks to provide comprehensive health care for tobacco workers, considering the risks to which they are exposed. (who.int)
  • If you're considering home health care for a loved one, this comprehensive guide will provide valuable insights and information to help you make an informed decision. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Our goal is to provide care and prompt answers to your questions in a compassionate environment. (tanner.org)
  • Delivering comprehensive care is delivered when conditions support the healthcare workforce to provide person-centred value-based care. (safetyandquality.gov.au)
  • The new package lets small employers provide employees with Vida's comprehensive, all-in-one healthcare solution for physical and mental conditions. (vida.com)
  • With Vida for Small Business, these companies can now provide virtual care through Vida's comprehensive tool for supporting employees' physical and mental health needs. (vida.com)
  • Unlike other products that use health coaching transactionally, or attempt to substitute it through software alone, Vida for Small Business will provide the same 1:1 personalized care that's available to large Vida clients like PayPal, Boeing, and Prudential. (vida.com)
  • Our experienced healthcare providers are available to provide prompt and effective medical care to individuals who need it the most. (healthinquire.com)
  • More than 700 highly trained and qualified professional staff members provide behavioral healthcare to Benton, Franklin, Kittitas, Klickitat, Yakima, and Walla Walla Counties, and serve over 20,000 individuals each year. (comphc.org)
  • Regardless of who our clients are, what language they speak, or who they love we provide high-quality care and support. (comphc.org)
  • In order to provide the best care, we must be innovative. (comphc.org)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare's goal is to provide quality, integrated healthcare that allows families to live their best lives in the communities we serve. (comphc.org)
  • These components work together harmoniously to provide a comprehensive understanding and approach to well-being. (healthtrip.com)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare's facilities are modern, clean, and well-equipped to provide the highest level of care to patients. (nocostrehab.com)
  • By leveraging the power of AI, we can provide you with valuable insights and guidance to optimize your health. (healthbarosa.com)
  • Trust our AI system to provide you with the guidance and support you need on your journey to optimal health. (healthbarosa.com)
  • We hope to provide you the highest quality patient-centered care. (stcharleshealthcare.org)
  • Whether you aspire to be a nurse, physician, medical assistant, or work in any other healthcare role, this comprehensive guide will provide you with valuable insights into the world of healthcare careers. (recipuri.com)
  • 2.4 Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) Provide insights into the vital role CNAs play in patient care and their training programs. (recipuri.com)
  • 6.1 Educational Paths Provide guidance on selecting the appropriate educational path for your desired healthcare career. (recipuri.com)
  • These programmes used various strategies to empower oral health integrated care, including building interdisciplinary networks, training non-dental care providers, oral health champion modelling, enabling care linkages and care coordinated process, as well as the use of e-health technologies. (medscape.com)
  • and use health promotion strategies to empower communities to adopt healthier lifestyles. (who.int)
  • Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care guidelines seeks to empower local cleft teams with training and resources to improve oral health. (fdiworldental.org)
  • We want to empower all individuals to play an active role in caring for their behavioral health. (comphc.org)
  • The harmful effects of tobacco products on those who consume them are well known: the World Health Organization points out that tobacco kills more than 8 million people a year. (who.int)
  • World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • In the realm of home health care, a registered nurse (RN), often referred to as a skilled nurse, plays a pivotal role. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Evaluation of Registered Nurse Competency Processes in Veterans Health Administration Facilities. (ahrq.gov)
  • San Francisco, March 9, 2022 - Today Vida Health announced the launch of Vida for Small Business - the new, comprehensive virtual care solution for employers with lower numbers of employees than virtual health companies usually serve. (vida.com)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare is taking the entirety of 2022 to celebrate its 50th anniversary and make sure that everyone is aware of just how much they want to help! (newstalkkit.com)
  • In 2022, 14.7 million people worked in healthcare occupations and 80% were women. (cdc.gov)
  • Some cannabinoids in cannabis, such as CBD and cannabigerol (CBG), have anti-inflammatory properties that can be harnessed to reduce inflammation and support holistic health . (selfgrowth.com)
  • The publication aims to support health professionals from the Brazilian Unified Health System in offering comprehensive and effective care for health problems related to this occupation. (who.int)
  • Tailored to the individual needs of every client, home health care allows for a dedicated care plan that's adaptable, ensuring the best possible support for various health requirements. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • Home health care allows for seamless integration of family support. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • We support the free flow of accurate and truthful information to build trust, and to help care providers and those we serve make informed decisions. (comphc.org)
  • Residential mental health treatment involves individuals residing at a treatment facility, receiving around-the-clock care and support. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • The choice between residential and outpatient treatment depends on the severity of the mental health condition, the level of support needed, and individual circumstances. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • By investing in these support networks, Canada ensures that individuals have access to comprehensive care, regardless of their geographical location or socio-economic status. (opinion-canada.ca)
  • The instrumental tests would, however, be indicated for patients on advanced life support therapies or for whom life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn in a critical care setting. (abcmedicalnotes.com)
  • At Cano Health Flamingo, we understand that medical emergencies can happen at any time. (healthinquire.com)
  • Comprehensive health checkup ideal for people who are aged above 50 years. (metropolisindia.com)
  • SMART report covers a comprehensive view of your lifestyle related diseases and risk analysis, health recommendations, reminders and recommended reflex tests. (metropolisindia.com)
  • For each of these priority areas, this Implementation Framework proposes recommendations for consideration by Member States in the development of their own country frameworks, except for Health Information and Research for Health which have been taken into account in the Algiers Framework. (who.int)
  • The Subsidies for Guidelines for Comprehensive Health Care for Tobacco Workers underline the role of the SUS - and, in particular, the Family Health Strategy - in protecting these children and adolescents. (who.int)
  • more than 33,000 of those receiving care were adolescents. (ny.gov)
  • The staff at Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center is highly trained in treating adults, seniors 65 or older and children / adolescents with mental health issues. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • Governor Hochul will realign the state's approach toward mental health with a comprehensive package of investments and policy changes aimed at transforming all parts of the mental health care continuum -from prevention to treatment to recovery. (ny.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that the coronavirus is not spreading rapidly or causing undue strain on health systems. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • Although studies of viral gastroenteritis in children have mainly focused on community-acquired (CA) infection, the importance of healthcare-associated (HA) rotavirus infection and the potential for its prevention by vaccination has been highlighted in several recent publications ( 3 - 8 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Comprehensive Cardiac Care: How Much Does It Cost? (bvsalud.org)
  • The average costs of treating patients covered by the full scope of comprehensive care and cardiac rehabilitation under the programme (EUR 3113.74/ person ) were higher than the costs of treating patients outside of that programme (EUR 2238.08/ person ). (bvsalud.org)
  • The Heart Institute is affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and has earned the certification as a Comprehensive Cardiac Center from the Joint Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center for Studies on Tobacco and Health of the Sérgio Arouca National School of Public Health (CETAB/ENSP/Fiocruz) launched, this Tuesday (May 31), the document Subsidies for Guidelines for Comprehensive Health Care for Tobacco Workers (click here for Portuguese version). (who.int)
  • In this article, we'll delve deep into the concept of home health care, exploring its benefits, understanding the roles of professionals involved, and guiding you through the processes and requirements. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • The Comprehensive Care Standard integrates patient care processes to identify patient needs and prevent harm. (sa.gov.au)
  • Designed for nurses, this course will grow your hospice palliative care knowledge and expertise. (acclaimhealth.ca)
  • Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) program is an immersive experience into the "art" and "science" of providing high quality, best evidence-informed palliative care. (acclaimhealth.ca)
  • This program focuses on the development and role of the nurse (RNs, RPNs and NPs) as a hospice palliative care resource for the inter-professional team in long term care homes, home care agencies, hospitals and communities. (acclaimhealth.ca)
  • NUHW's three thousand mental health clinicians - psychologists, therapists, social workers, and psychiatric nurses -have been at the forefront of the movement to reform our nation's mental health system. (nuhw.org)
  • All Comprehensive Rehab therapists have a close working relationship with each other. (clintoniowatourism.com)
  • CONCLUSIONS: Utilization of existing data, often collected for other purposes, can be successfully integrated and used for occupational health surveillance monitoring of HCWs. (cdc.gov)
  • During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the State allowed hospitals to make operational decisions that resulted in taking inpatient psychiatric beds offline, even while the operating certificate for the beds remained in place. (ny.gov)
  • New legislation will allow the state Office of Mental Health to fine Article 28 community hospitals up to $2,000 per violation per day for failing to comply with the number of psychiatric beds outlined in their operating certificate. (ny.gov)
  • Incidence of Adverse Events in Indian Health Service Hospitals. (ahrq.gov)
  • In Los Angeles and San Francisco counties, health officials lifted the order to mask patients and visitors but new local orders will continue to require doctors, nurses and other employees to wear masks while providing care to patients or working in patient areas in places such as hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities and dialysis centers. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • The Mid America Heart Institute (MAHI) is located in Kansas City, Missouri and is one of the first and largest hospitals developed and designed specifically for cardiovascular care. (wikipedia.org)
  • It includes actions related to falls, pressure injuries, nutrition, mental health, cognitive impairment and end-of-life care. (sa.gov.au)
  • Cognitive Function: Mental health includes cognitive abilities like memory and problem-solving. (healthtrip.com)
  • 1.1 The Range of Healthcare Professions Introduce the broad spectrum of healthcare careers, including clinical and non-clinical roles. (recipuri.com)
  • As the HR team of a small healthcare organization, we're always looking for meaningful benefits to engage our staff while also fitting within our budget," said Mark Boehrer, Director Of Human Resources for Vida client Long Island Select Healthcare. (vida.com)
  • Hillary Clinton's call to make mental health a national priority shows insight and sensitivity to the patients and families affected by the failures of our current system - failures too often ignored by powerful healthcare corporations," said Papazian. (nuhw.org)
  • Quality of Care Concerns and the Facility Response Following a Medical Emergency at the VA Southern Nevada Health Care System in Las Vegas. (ahrq.gov)
  • Deficiencies in Emergency Department Care for a Patient Who Died by Suicide at the John Cochran Division of the VA St. Louis Health Care System in Missouri. (ahrq.gov)
  • There is an increase in the proportion of larly external, to reduce the size of govern- elderly people in the total population, ment budgets in low- and middle-income which is expected to put more pressure countries around the world, ministries of on the health care system. (who.int)
  • It is a subsidiary of the not-for-profit Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and is a part of Saint Luke's Health System. (wikipedia.org)
  • and institute a tran sparent and reliable system for the procurement of health technologies. (who.int)
  • An integrated comprehensive occupational surveillance system for health care workers. (cdc.gov)
  • The development and implementation of a comprehensive surveillance system within the Duke University Health System (DUHS) that tracks occupational exposures and stressors as well as injuries and illnesses among a defined population of health care workers (HCWs) is presented. (cdc.gov)
  • Due to the occupational risks and health repercussions, it can cause, work in tobacco farming is considered one of the worst forms of child labor. (who.int)
  • As the occupational safety and health community continues to combat very real and serious hazards, we are closing out the summer with a little fun. (cdc.gov)
  • We're using some of Barbie's many jobs to highlight resources available from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to help keep workers (including Barbie, Ken, and Skipper) safe and healthy. (cdc.gov)
  • Our commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care begins at your initial appointment and extends throughout your treatment journey. (piedmont.org)
  • Their five-year campaign forced Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest HMO with 10.6 million members, to acknowledge and take steps to correct its failures to comply with mental health parity laws. (nuhw.org)
  • Because perinatal HIV transmission is often the result of failures of local health systems, CDC has worked with partners to develop a community-based, continuous quality improvement methodology. (cdc.gov)
  • Committing to improving care and the patient experience by working closely with medical providers to ensure consistent, seamless care. (tanner.org)
  • The National Union of Healthcare Workers is a member-led movement for quality patient care and a stronger voice in the workplace . (nuhw.org)
  • The New Electronic Health Record's Unknown Queue Caused Multiple Events of Patient Harm. (ahrq.gov)
  • Inadequate Outpatient Mental Health Triage and Care of a Patient at the Chico Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in California. (ahrq.gov)
  • Deficiencies in Emergent and Outpatient Care of a Patient with Alcohol Use Disorder at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. (ahrq.gov)
  • Deficient Care of a Patient Who Died by Suicide and Facility Leaders' Response at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. (ahrq.gov)
  • Comprehensive care is the coordinated delivery of the total health care required or requested by a patient. (sa.gov.au)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare prides itself on maintaining a low staff-to-patient ratio to ensure that each patient receives personalized attention and care. (nocostrehab.com)
  • Masks are also still required in Los Angeles County for other personnel such as janitors, security officers, secretaries, and volunteers who work in patient care areas as well as those who temporarily enter healthcare settings such as firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and police officers. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • 5.2 Health Information Management Examine the importance of health information management in maintaining patient records and privacy. (recipuri.com)
  • As part of this evolving perspective, medical cannabis is increasingly being recognized as a valuable component of holistic healthcare, offering a range of therapeutic benefits for patients. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Patients and healthcare professionals must be aware of and adhere to local laws and regulations. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Using an integrative approach, patients can discuss the use of these products with their healthcare team to determine a risk and benefit assessment of using these products that is tailored to their individual health goals. (uclahealth.org)
  • Orlando Health is committed to helping patients make informed decisions about their care. (orlandohealth.com)
  • Her commitment to tough enforcement of laws that require mental health parity is smart and fair public policy - and it will make a real difference in the lives of patients and families. (nuhw.org)
  • It's time to hold the healthcare industry accountable to their patients. (nuhw.org)
  • Today, Comprehensive Rehab treats nearly as many adults as we do children, and our doors are open to patients of all ages. (clintoniowatourism.com)
  • It also aims to ensure that risks of harm for patients during health care are prevented and managed through targeted strategies. (sa.gov.au)
  • Imagine that your local NHS and Social Care organisation, with little democratic accountability, instructs your doctor to deny treatments to growing numbers of patients - and you are one of them. (crowdjustice.com)
  • They have multiple locations throughout Yakima and the surrounding areas, making it easy for patients to access the care they need. (nocostrehab.com)
  • Overall, Comprehensive Healthcare is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all patients. (nocostrehab.com)
  • We believe that ongoing education is essential to providing the best possible care to our patients. (nocostrehab.com)
  • Our team includes doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our patients. (nocostrehab.com)
  • Our mission is good health for our people, our patients, our communities and our world. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. (nbcwh.org)
  • The most significant change is the easing of the orders for the use of masks issued by the government for patients and visitors in health centers, which took effect on Monday in Los Angeles. (losangelesnightlifealliance.com)
  • 1.2 The Rewarding Nature of Healthcare Highlight the intrinsic rewards of working in healthcare, such as making a positive impact on patients' lives. (recipuri.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to analyse the costs incurred by the National Health Fund in Poland related to the comprehensive care model for patients after myocardial infarction (CCMI, in Polish KOS-Zawal). (bvsalud.org)
  • The coordinated care programme introduced for patients after myocardial infarction is more expensive than the care for patients who do not participate in the programme. (bvsalud.org)
  • Concurrent chemoradiation therapy is the current standard of care for patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. (medscape.com)
  • We work with Tanner Breast Health's digital mammography centers, Tanner's Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center, Tanner Cancer Care and Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers. (tanner.org)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare has also earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Healthcare Accreditation for demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. (comphc.org)
  • We have underinvested in mental health care for so long, and allowed the situation to become so dire, that it has become a public safety crisis, as well. (ny.gov)
  • Noblesville leaders are seeking public input on the latest version of its Comprehensive Master Plan. (insideindianabusiness.com)
  • In general, oral health integrated care programs were designed in the public health sector and based on partnerships with various private and public health organizations, governmental bodies and academic institutions. (medscape.com)
  • The breakdown of health expenditures countries share many common problems, by source of funds shows that 47% comes notably the presence of excess service ca- from private sources and 45% from public pacity at various levels of care. (who.int)
  • Further breakdown of public health expen- being allocated to personnel. (who.int)
  • Those battling chronic illnesses find solace in the consistent and specialized care provided at home, ensuring their condition remains stable and they adhere to required treatments and routines. (nursenextdoor.com)
  • In addition, your final cost may be higher or lower depending on many factors, including insurance coverage, the length of your stay in the hospital, health complications and recommended treatments ordered by your doctor. (orlandohealth.com)
  • That's why our team of urologists is dedicated to custom care - using advanced treatments and the latest minimally invasive technologies, like robotic surgery , to create a personal path to healing designed just for you. (piedmont.org)
  • This focus enables them to delve deep into the nuances of their chosen field, allowing for a more comprehensive understanding of complex medical conditions and treatments. (healthtrip.com)
  • Regular Check-ups: Routine medical check-ups and screenings are vital for early detection of health issues. (healthtrip.com)
  • Maintaining a regular, long-term relationship with a doctor is the best way to take control of your own health and stay on top of vaccines, screenings and overall wellness. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Comprehensive Breast Care Center is part of a unique, integrated approach to battling breast cancer. (tanner.org)
  • Quality of Care in Cranial Implant Surgeries at James A. Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa, Florida. (ahrq.gov)
  • Deficiencies after the New Electronic Health Record Go-Live at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, WA. (ahrq.gov)
  • Comprehensive Rehab is a unique therapy center developed especially for children. (clintoniowatourism.com)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center is a mental health clinic in Ellensburg, WA. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center provides partial hospitalization/day treatment, outpatient treatment and telemedicine/telehealth and is classified as a community mental health center. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • In addition, Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center offers treatment to people with trauma, people requiring dual diagnosis treatment and people with serious mental illness. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • Please call to verify which treatment is offered at Comprehensive Healthcare Ellensburg Center. (mentalhealthcenters.net)
  • The Health Center was developed by the community, for the community, and the majority of its board of directors are from the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic inflammation is at the root of many health conditions, from autoimmune diseases to digestive disorders. (selfgrowth.com)
  • This program increases engagement in care for racial and ethnic medically underserved individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) and/or co-occurring SUDs and mental health conditions (COD) who are at risk for or living with HIV. (mlo-online.com)
  • They also offer specialized care for chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. (nocostrehab.com)
  • This shift acknowledges that health is not just the absence of disease but a state of physical, mental, and emotional balance. (selfgrowth.com)
  • A comprehensive approach acknowledges the importance of emotional intelligence and resilience. (healthtrip.com)
  • Chronic diseases can significantly impact an individual's quality of life, and proper management is essential for preventing complications and reducing the risk of developing additional health issues. (healthinquire.com)