Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.
Collections of systematically acquired and organized information resources, and usually providing assistance to users. (ERIC Thesaurus, accessed 2/1/2008)
Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.
The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of data through the application of computers.
Services offered to the library user. They include reference and circulation.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Communications networks connecting various hardware devices together within or between buildings by means of a continuous cable or voice data telephone system.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.
A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Organized activities related to the storage, location, search, and retrieval of information.
The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
A system for the collection and/or processing of data from various sources, and using the information for policy making and management of health services. It could be paper-based or electronic. (From,,contentMDK:22239824~menuPK:376799~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:376793,00.html.
The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.
Management of the acquisition, organization, retrieval, and dissemination of health information.
The sum or the stock of words used by a language, a group, or an individual. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Specialists in the management of a library or the services rendered by a library, bringing professional skills to administration, organization of material and personnel, interpretation of bibliothecal rules, the development and maintenance of the library's collection, and the provision of information services.
The circulation or wide dispersal of information.
An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.
Familiarity and comfort in using computers efficiently.
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.
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
A research and development program initiated by the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE to build knowledge sources for the purpose of aiding the development of systems that help health professionals retrieve and integrate biomedical information. The knowledge sources can be used to link disparate information systems to overcome retrieval problems caused by differences in terminology and the scattering of relevant information across many databases. The three knowledge sources are the Metathesaurus, the Semantic Network, and the Specialist Lexicon.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.
Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.
Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
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 specified list of terms with a fixed and unalterable meaning, and from which a selection is made when CATALOGING; ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING; or searching BOOKS; JOURNALS AS TOPIC; and other documents. The control is intended to avoid the scattering of related subjects under different headings (SUBJECT HEADINGS). The list may be altered or extended only by the publisher or issuing agency. (From Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p163)
Organized collections of computer records, standardized in format and content, that are stored in any of a variety of computer-readable modes. They are the basic sets of data from which computer-readable files are created. (from ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.
Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
How information is gathered in personal, academic or work environments and the resources used.
The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.
Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.
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.
Public Law No: 111-5, enacted February 2009, makes supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.
Protective measures against unauthorized access to or interference with computer operating systems, telecommunications, or data structures, especially the modification, deletion, destruction, or release of data in computers. It includes methods of forestalling interference by computer viruses or so-called computer hackers aiming to compromise stored data.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The application of technology to the solution of medical problems.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
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.
Public Law 104-91 enacted in 1996, was designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system, protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families, and to protect individual personal health information.
Management of the acquisition, organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information. (From Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
The creation and maintenance of medical and vital records in multiple institutions in a manner that will facilitate the combined use of the records of identified individuals.
Automated systems applied to the patient care process including diagnosis, therapy, and systems of communicating medical data within the health care setting.
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.
The state of being free from intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)
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)
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 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)
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
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.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The attitude and behavior associated with an individual using the computer.
Integrated, computer-assisted systems designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information concerned with the administrative and clinical aspects of providing medical services within the hospital.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
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.
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)
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.
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.
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 science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Print and non-print materials collected, processed, and stored by libraries. They comprise books, periodicals, pamphlets, reports, microforms, maps, manuscripts, motion pictures, and all other forms of audiovisual records. (Harrod, The Librarians' Glossary, 4th ed, p497)
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.
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.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The procedures involved in combining separately developed modules, components, or subsystems so that they work together as a complete system. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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)
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Organized groups of users of goods and services.
Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.
Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
The status of health in urban populations.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
The status of health in rural populations.
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).
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a food or its container or wrapper. The concept includes ingredients, NUTRITIONAL VALUE, directions, warnings, and other relevant information.
Using certified ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES; engage patients and families in their health care; improve care coordination; improve population and public health; while maintaining privacy and security.
Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.
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.
Organized procedures for establishing patient identity, including use of bracelets, etc.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Facilities for collecting and organizing information. They may be specialized by subject field, type of source material, persons served, location, or type of services.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
The freedom of patients to review their own medical, genetic, or other health-related records.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Organizations which assume the financial responsibility for the risks of policyholders.
Description of pattern of recurrent functions or procedures frequently found in organizational processes, such as notification, decision, and action.
Process of teaching a person to interact and communicate with a computer.
The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (
A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
The application of knowledge to the food industry.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
The interactions between physician and patient.
Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.
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.
Software used to locate data or information stored in machine-readable form locally or at a distance such as an INTERNET site.
Systems composed of a computer or computers, peripheral equipment, such as disks, printers, and terminals, and telecommunications capabilities.
The expected function of a member of a particular profession.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Individuals professionally qualified in the management of patients' records. Duties may include planning, designing, and managing systems for patient administrative and clinical data, as well as patient medical records. The concept includes medical record technicians.
A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
The use of automatic machines or processing devices in libraries. The automation may be applied to library administrative activities, office procedures, and delivery of library services to users.
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.

The Farmer Field School: a method for enhancing the role of rural communities in malaria control ? (1/347)

Malaria has strong linkages with agriculture, and farmers in malarious regions have a central position in creating or controlling the conditions that favour disease transmission. An interdisciplinary and integrated approach is needed to involve farmers and more than one sector in control efforts. It is suggested that malaria control can benefit from a complementary intervention in rural development, the Farmer Field School (FFS) on Integrated Pest Management (IPM). This is a form of education that uses experiential learning methods to build farmers' expertise, and has proven farm-level and empowerment effects. The benefits of incorporating malaria control into the IPM curriculum are discussed. An example of a combined health-agriculture curriculum, labeled Integrated Pest and Vector Management (IPVM), developed in Sri Lanka is presented. Institutional ownership and support for IPVM could potentially be spread over several public sectors requiring a process for institutional learning and reform.  (+info)

Is the Internet a useful and relevant source for health and health care information retrieval for German cardiothoracic patients? First results from a prospective survey among 255 patients at a German cardiothoracic surgical clinic. (2/347)

BACKGROUND: It is not clear how prevalent Internet use among cardiopathic patients in Germany is and what impact it has on the health care utilisation. We measured the extent of Internet use among cardiopathic patients and examined the effects that Internet use has on users' knowledge about their cardiac disease, health care matters and their use of the health care system. METHODS: We conducted a prospective survey among 255 cardiopathic patients at a German university hospital. RESULTS: Forty seven respondents (18 %) used the internet and 8,8 % (n = 23) went online more than 20 hours per month. The most frequent reason for not using the internet was disinterest (52,3 %). Fourteen patients (5,4 %) searched for specific disease-related information and valued the retrieved information on an analogous scale (1 = not relevant, 5 = very relevant) on median with 4,0. Internet use is age and education dependent. Only 36 (14,1 %) respondents found the internet useful, whereas the vast majority would not use it. Electronic scheduling for ambulatory visits or postoperative telemedical monitoring were rather disapproved. CONCLUSION: We conclude that Internet use is infrequent among our study population and the search for relevant health and disease related information is not well established.  (+info)

Parents of deaf children seeking hearing loss-related information on the internet: the Australian experience. (3/347)

Parents whose children are diagnosed in an infant screening program are required to make some difficult choices about the management of the hearing loss at a time when they are emotionally vulnerable. They are required to evaluate information and outcomes regarding issues such as technology for hearing impairment, communication options, education, and rehabilitation. The World Wide Web has become an important resource of health information for both health consumers and practitioners. The ability to obtain accurate health information online quickly, conveniently, and privately provides opportunity to make informed decisions. However, little is known about the level of the use of the Internet to acquire health information, particularly in the case of parents of deaf children seeking information. This study confirms that searches for health information on the Internet are conducted primarily by mothers. In the Australian context, there is minimal online information available to families beyond early intervention. Information on education issues, mental health, and deafness or the day-to-day management of a child or adolescent with a hearing loss are neglected topics on Web sites. This study also revealed that the majority of respondents had never visited HealthInsite or Medline Plus, two gateway sites for reliable consumer health information, although the information on these sites is more generic in nature and unlikely to assist parents to make informed choices on complex issues such as communication options or education. However, the study suggested that half the parents have talked to their doctor or hearing professional about information they found on the Internet, which is an encouraging tendency.  (+info)

Providing information about a flavor to preschoolers: effects on liking and memory for having tasted it. (4/347)

This study sought to determine if providing affectively positive information about a flavor to preschool-aged children during tasting will increase recognition of and liking for the flavor and if the recognition and liking are associated. Forty-six 3- to 6-year-old children tasted 10 flavors: 5 presented with affectively positive information and 5 without. The 10 flavors were then presented again interspersed with 10 distracter flavors. Children reported whether they had tasted the flavor previously and provided hedonic ratings for each flavor. Children's ability to remember having tasted a flavor was greater when the flavor was presented with affectively positive information than without in children throughout the age range of 3-6 years. In children younger than 4.5 years, the provision of information had no effect on hedonic rating, whereas in older children, the provision of information was associated with greater hedonic ratings. We conclude that providing affectively positive information to children about a flavor can increase their ability to recognize the flavor as previously tasted and increases hedonic rating of the flavor in children older than 4.5 years.  (+info)

Health information seeking among Mbararan adolescents: results from the Uganda Media and You survey. (5/347)

To maximize scarce intervention dollars, pediatricians and other adolescent health professionals must position health promotion efforts in mediums that most effectively reach youth. This may be especially true in resource-limited settings where access to primary health care and medications is limited. To improve the efficiency and impact of disease prevention and health promotion efforts in resource-limited settings, we examine sources of health information cited by adolescents in Mbarara Uganda. Participants in the Uganda Media and You survey were students aged 12-18 (n = 500) randomly identified in five secondary schools in Mbarara municipality, Uganda. Ninety-three percent of eligible and invited youth completed the cross-sectional, pencil-and-paper survey. Four in five adolescents (81%) indicated they turned to parents, teachers, and other adults while around half read a book/went to the library (56%) or turned to siblings and friends (50%) for information about health and disease. More than one in three (38%) indicated that they used the computer and Internet to search for health information. Older versus younger respondents tended to rely upon siblings and friends for all types of health questions. On the other hand, younger versus older youth were significantly more likely to turn to parents, teachers, and other adults for their questions about sexual health. Adults may be an important component of effective disease prevention and health promotion campaigns. Multiple delivery methods may be especially effective for reaching older adolescents. Technology also may be an important health promotion tool in resource-limited settings.  (+info)

Evaluating environmental tobacco smoke exposure in a group of Turkish primary school students and developing intervention methods for prevention. (6/347)

BACKGROUND: In countries like Turkey where smoking is highly prevalent, children's exposure to tobacco smoke is an important public health problem. The goals of this study were to determine the self-reported environmental tobacco smoke exposure status of primary school students in grades 3 to 5, to verify self-reported exposure levels with data provided from a biomarker of exposure, and to develop methods for preventing school children from passive smoking. METHODS: The study was conducted on 347 primary school students by using a standard questionnaire and urinary cotinine tests. Children with verified ETS exposure were randomly assigned to 2 intervention groups. Two phone interviews were conducted with the parents of the first group regarding their children's passive smoking status and its possible consequences. On the other hand, a brief note concerning urinary cotinine test result was sent to parents of the second group. Nine months after the initial urinary cotinine tests, measurements were repeated in both groups. RESULTS: According to questionnaire data, 59.9% of the study group (208 of 347) were exposed to ETS. Urinary cotinine measurements of children were highly consistent with the self-reported exposure levels (P < 0.001). Two different intervention methods were applied to parents of the exposed children. Control tests suggested a remarkable reduction in the proportion of those children demonstrating a recent exposure to ETS in both groups. Proportions of children with urinary cotinine concentrations 10 ng/ml or lower were 79.5% in Group I and 74.2% in Group II (P > 0.05). CONCLUSION: Self-reported ETS exposure was found to be pretty accurate in the 9-11 age group when checked with urinary cotinine tests. Only informing parents that their children' ETS exposure were confirmed by a laboratory test seems to be very promising in preventing children from ETS.  (+info)

Developing a consumer evaluation tool of weight control strategy advertisements on the Internet. (7/347)

To develop two evaluation tools for weight loss and weight gain advertisements on the Internet in order to help consumers to evaluate the quality of information within these advertisements. One hundred websites identified by Internet search engines for weight loss and weight gain strategies (50 websites each) were evaluated using two specific scoring instruments, developed by adapting questions from the 'DISCERN' tool and reviewing all related weight control guidelines and advertising regulations. The validity and reliability of the adapted tools were tested. Our evaluation tools rated the information from most websites as poor quality (70%). In the case of weight loss strategies, statements about rapid (18%) and permanent (28%) weight loss caused concern as well as lack of sensible advice about dieting and a lack of product warnings (84%). Safety concerns relating to weight gain products were the lack of warnings about side effects in products containing steroids and creatine (92%). The adapted tools exhibited acceptable validity and reliability. Quality of information within weight control advertisements on the Internet was generally poor. Problems of false claims, little advice on healthy ways to modify weight and few warnings on side effects have been highlighted in this study.  (+info)

The development and evaluation of written medicines information for type 2 diabetes. (8/347)

Written Medicines Information (WMI) is regarded as a key component in diabetes consumer education. In Australia, there is a paucity of WMI that specifically tailors to the extensive array of medicines used for the lifelong management of Type 2 diabetes. This research project aimed to employ a novel framework, the 'Consumer Involvement Cycle', to investigate consumer perspectives and needs of medicines information for Type 2 diabetes and develop appropriate WMI for the Type 2 diabetes population. The Consumer Involvement Cycle involved people with Type 2 diabetes and health professionals (HPs) working in partnership to design a series of WMI, incorporating a range of consumer-conceived ideas and concepts with professional evaluation from an expert panel of reviewing HPs. A total of 12 leaflets were developed. The Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level Score for the leaflets was approximately 8.0, which is considered to be 'fairly easy', in other words easily understood by a large proportion of the general public. The Consumer Involvement Cycle was validated as a useful framework in developing and evaluating appropriate consumer information. Consumer perspectives should be sought and well incorporated throughout the process of designing and assessing educational materials intended for consumer use.  (+info)

TY - JOUR. T1 - Behavioral correlates of fruit and vegetable intake in Puerto Rico. T2 - Results from the health information national trends survey. AU - Colón-López, Vivian. AU - Banerjee, Geetanjoli. AU - Gertz, Alida María. AU - Ortiz, Ana Patricia. AU - Calo, William. AU - Finney-Rutten, Lila J.. AU - Colón-Ramos, Uriyoán. AU - Hesse, Bradford W.. AU - Tortolero, Guillermo. PY - 2013/11/29. Y1 - 2013/11/29. N2 - Objective: A diet high in fruit and vegetables (FV) is associated with a decreased risk for chronic diseases, such as cancer. Limited information exists regarding the factors associated with FV intake in persons living in Puerto Rico. The objective of this study was to examine sociodemographic, behavioral, and health-belief factors associated with dietary habits in Puerto Rico. Methods: Secondary data analysis of adults aged 18 years and older from the Puerto Rico Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS-PR) conducted in 2009. Multivariate logistic regression models were ...
In recommendation systems, an embedding generated by matrix factorization that holds latent signals about user preferences. Each row of the user matrix holds information about the relative strength of various latent signals for a single user. For example, consider a movie recommendation system. In this system, the latent signals in the user matrix might represent each users interest in particular genres, or might be harder-to-interpret signals that involve complex interactions across multiple factors.. The user matrix has a column for each latent feature and a row for each user. That is, the user matrix has the same number of rows as the target matrix that is being factorized. For example, given a movie recommendation system for 1,000,000 users, the user matrix will have 1,000,000 rows.. ...
Data Collection Notes: The data available for download are not weighted and users will need to weight the data prior to analysis.. Analyses of large HINTS domains usually produce reliable estimates, but analyses of small domains may yield unreliable estimates, as indicated by their large variances. Users should pay particular attention to the standard error and coefficient of variation (relative standard error) for estimates of means, proportions, and totals. Small sample sizes for particular analyses will tend to result in unstable estimates. Additional information about sampling, interviewing, sampling error, weighting, and the universe of each question may be found in the codebook documentation.. Variable names containing more than 16 characters were truncated in order to be compatible with current statistical programs. Therefore, variable names may differ slightly from those in the original documentation.. Each iteration of HINTS consists of a cross-sectional independent sample; however, ...
When in Copenhagen the design minded should stop at the Danish Design Centre and visit the permanent FLOWmarket exhibition. The FLOWmarket is a supermarket selling consumer awareness and is designed to inspire consumers to think, live and consume more holistic. The goal is to encourage sustainable innovation and growth through out the world. On the shelves you can find for example bottles of stress killers, ups and downs, tolerance, and pollution dissolvers. Are you in need for some holistic thinking or lack of exercise killers? Visit the FLOWmarket webshop here.. ...
To coincide with World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, UNODC have launched a new consumer awareness brochure on the links between counterfeiting and organized crime. The brochure complements UNODCs current campaign - Counterfeit: Dont buy into organized crime - and has been developed specifically with consumers in mind in a bid to reduce demand for this $250 billion a year concern.
Injuries in the workplace account for over 6,000 fatalities annually according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor. Efforts to alleviate occupational risks are the focus of a partnership between the leading safety organizations in North America, including an ANSI membership organization, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), during North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week, May 5-11, 2002. With Prevention is the Cure as its slogan, NAOSH, an annual North American continent-wide consumer awareness campaign, is intended to educate employers, employees and the general public on the benefits of preventing work-related injuries and illnesses. This year, ASSE along with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers and Mexico will encourage new safety activities aimed at reducing workplace injuries and illnesses. Considered the worlds oldest and largest professional safety organization, ASSE believes that occupational safety, health and the environment should be a ...
Regulation and consumer awareness of digital currency on a global scale is now a necessity. We have all seen the Wild West mentality in crypto almost destroying the industry. We speak to Ido Sadeh Man, founder and council president Saga Foundation on how they are proposing to change all this.
Please replace the graphic for release dated December 12, 2012 with the accompanying corrected graphic. The release reads: PHILIPS SURVEY REVEALS ONE IN 10 AMERICANS BELIEVE ONLINE HEALTH INFORMATION SAVED THEIR LIFE Survey findings point to the potential of integrated health information technologies and how they will transform the continuum of healthcare A recent U.S. survey commissioned by Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leading health and well-being company, found that consumers believe web-enabled, mHealth and mobile apps are part of their health care solutions and key to living long lives. For example, one in 10 Americans (11 percent) surveyed believe that if it were not for web-based health information, they might already be dead or severely incapacitated. In addition, a quarter of those surveyed use symptom checker websites or home-based diagnosis technology as much as they visit the doctor, while another 27 percent use these interactive applications instead of going ...
Informal caregivers provide unpaid care to their physically or mentally ill loved ones and play a critical role in the healthcare delivery. eHealth tools, including the broadband internet, can facilitate care processes and impact the caregiving burden through seeking health information and health communication. This study examines the predictors of access to broadband internet and the factors associated with health information seeking and health communication among informal caregivers with broadband internet. We used data from cycles 1 and 2 of the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS 5) and employed generalized linear regression models with the maximum likelihood estimation. Specifically, we performed a two-part model: (1) a logistic regression model of broadband internet access among all caregivers (n = 929) and (2) a logistic regression model of health information seeking and health communication among caregivers with broadband internet access (n = 404). We found that caregivers ...
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Background: eHealth technologies have been found to facilitate health-promoting practices among cancer survivors with BMI in overweight or obese categories; however, little is known about their engagement with eHealth to promote weight management and facilitate patient-clinician communication. Objective: The objective of this study was to determine whether eHealth use was associated with sociodemographic characteristics, as well as medical history and experiences (ie, patient-related factors) among cancer survivors with BMI in overweight or obese categories. Methods: Data were analyzed from a nationally representative cross-sectional survey (National Cancer Institutes Health Information National Trends Survey). Latent class analysis was used to derive distinct classes among cancer survivors based on sociodemographic characteristics, medical attributes, and medical experiences. Logistic regression was used to examine whether class membership was associated with different eHealth practices. Results:
Journal of Medical Internet Research - International Scientific Journal for Medical Research, Information and Communication on the Internet
New research being presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting suggests online health information can influence whether parents trust a diagnosis made by their childs doctor, potentially leading to delayed treatment.
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On top of a $180 annual fee, the CFP Boards 67,000 members are also each paying a $145 surcharge for the promotional campaign, which includes advertising on NPR and in major consumer publications.
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Europe dominated the global microbial surfactants market in 2012, accounting for 54.7% of the overall market. Europe dominates the consumption of microbial biosurfactants due to stringent regulations regarding usage of bio-based products. It is expected to be the fastest growing region during the forecast period. Europe was followed by North America, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% in terms of demand, from 2014 to 2020. Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at a considerable rate due to increasing consumer awareness for bio-based products. Rest of the World (RoW) accounted for a smaller share of the market owing to less consumer awareness and high prices of products ...
The United Soybean Board (USB) released data from their annual survey showing that Americans changing their eating habits due to health and nutrition concerns has risen dramatically to 72 per cent.
The bright orange bag measures approximately 3.5 wide and is available in lengths that would accommodate linear lamps up to eight feet as well as bags that would house CFLS and U shapes. The bag construction is a mixture of polymers that is not only 100% puncture-proof but exhibits suitable resistance for containment. The system also utilizes a tape closure at its opening to ensure a permanent seal.. Our goal is to develop a consumer awareness device that would become synonymous with lamp and battery recycling. This, we feel, could be accomplished by utilizing contacts into the recycling industry as well as consumer awareness programs that would include several types of media i.e.; public broadcasting, press releases, private and state announcements.. Our studies indicate that approximately three million lamps and many more batteries are disposed of in landfills per day. Our current objective is directed at the reduction of at least 10% of these discarded items are from small generators. ...
Real-time large-scale personalized recommendation systems power several user-facing products at many social media and web plat- forms. To meet business requirements, such applications must score millions of structured candidate documents associated with each query, offer a high degree of data freshness, and respond with low latency. To address these challenges, many such systems in practice make use of content based recommendation models based on logis- tic regression. A fundamental problem with content based models is that they are based primarily on the explicit user context in the form of user profile, but do not take into account implicit user con- text in the form of user interactions. We address the following problem: How do we incorporate user item interaction signals as part of the relevance model in a large-scale personalized recommendation system such that, (1) the ability to interpret the model and explain the recommendations is retained, and (2) the existing infrastructure designed ...
A system for sharing playlists and playlist essence with different users. A user desiring to share his or her playlist generates the playlist and a playlist characterization. The playlist characterization is based on acoustic analysis data of one or more songs in the playlist. The playlist and playlist characterization is then transmitted to another end user device. The end user device receiving the shared playlist searches the users music collection for the songs in the playlist. If a gap is detected in the playlist because the receiving user does not own a particular song, the receiving end user devices automatically selects another song that is owned by the user to fill-in the gap. The song is selected based on the playlist characterization with the aim of preserving the essence of the shared playlist.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Consumer health organisations for people with diabetes and arthritis: Who contacts them and why?. AU - Boyle, Frances M.. AU - Mutch, Allyson J.. AU - Dean, Julie H.. AU - Dick, Marie Louise. AU - Del Mar, Christopher B.. PY - 2009/11. Y1 - 2009/11. N2 - As health systems worldwide confront a growing prevalence of chronic disease, attention has focused on self-management as a strategy for delivering better outcomes for individuals and the health system. Consumer health organisations (CHOs) offer an existing, but under-utilised, resource for supporting self-management. This paper reports on a study designed to investigate the use of CHOs among people with diabetes and arthritis. A cross-sectional computer-assisted telephone interview survey was completed by 279 people who had made contact with one of four CHOs in Queensland, Australia, between July and August 2006. Self-reported data were collected on the participants socio-demographic and health-related characteristics, pathways ...
Explore Bayer Canadas portfolio of recognized and trusted consumer health brands in categories including allergy, cough & cold, pain prevention, and womens health. Bayer Consumer Health provides Canadians with over-the-counter self-care solutions to manage their health and well-being.
Environmental scans: Quality and content of consumer information These scans were prompted when a notable variation in practice was highlighted for these topics in the Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation series.
A team of young scientists in Russia introduced a new therapeutic material based on nanofibers made of polycaprolactone, modified with a thin film with antibacterial composition and components of human blood plasma. Biodegradable dressings from such fibers increase the growth of tissue cells, which contributes to the normal regeneration of damaged tissues and also prevents the formation of scars in severe burns.. ...
Journal of Medical Internet Research - International Scientific Journal for Medical Research, Information and Communication on the Internet
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Leanne Wells, CEO of the Consumers Health Forum, discusses how Primary Health Networks might measure success in consumer engagement.
Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. v. Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co., 290 F.3d 578, 3rd Cir. (2002) - Free download as PDF File (.pdf) or read online for free. Filed: 2002-05-14 Precedential Status: Precedential Citations: 290 F.3d 578 Docket: 01-1154
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And the winner is Bayer. After months of speculation--and reported bids from the likes of Sanofi, Novartis and Reckitt Benckiser--the German drugmaker has snagged Mercks consumer health unit in a $14.2 billion deal. The consumer buyout solidifies Bayers position at the top of the global OTC game and provides Merck with a cardio collaboration--along with a hefty chunk of change.
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Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Stress Management 7. Chapter 1: Stressed Out? Welcome to the Club! 9. Chapter 2: Stress Explained (In Surprisingly Few Pages) 23. Chapter 3: Getting Started: Gathering Your Tools 35. Part II: Mastering the Basics 49. Chapter 4: Relaxing Your Body 51. Chapter 5: Quieting Your Mind 73. Chapter 6: Cultivating Mindfulness 97. Chapter 7: Stress-Reducing Organizational Skills 117. Chapter 8: Finding More Time 139. Chapter 9: Eating, Exercising, and Getting Your Zzzs 161. Part III: The Secrets of Stress-Effective Thinking 185. Chapter 10: Understanding How Your Thinking Stresses You Out 187. Chapter 11: Stress-Resilient Values, Goals, and Attitudes 211. Part IV: Managing Your Stress in Real Life 231. Chapter 12: Overcoming Your Anger 233. Chapter 13: Worrying Less 249. Chapter 14: Reducing Interpersonal Stress 271. Chapter 15: De-Stress at Work (And Still Keep Your Job) 295. Chapter 16: Maintaining a Stress-Resilient Lifestyle 315. Part V: The Part of Tens ...
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Drug information for Lamisil AT Jock Itch by Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.. Includes: facts, uses, warnings, directions and more.
EDMONTON, May 4, 2017- Quest PharmaTech Expands Its Consumer Health Product Pipeline with Clinically Validated Natural Allergy Relief.
The consumer health information on is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen ...
The consumer health information on is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen ...
Few nationally representative surveys have assessed the cancer-related information seeking behavior of the American public. Data for our analysis were from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). The goals of our analysis were to characterize cancer information seekers (3,011) and nonseekers (3,348) in terms of sociodemographic, health care access, and
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V. To promote both the content and the collaborative relationship (as defined in this MOU), the Parties will routinely promote new consumer health information through social communities such as FaceBook and other social media platforms. FDA consumer information will have a weighted ranking for search purposes on Healtheo360 and search results on Healtheo360 will visually highlight FDA consumer information.. A. Consumer health information must be easily distinguishable from non-FDA content within the Program. Placement of FDA consumer health information within the Program should be clearly identified as such. Examples of clearly identifying FDA Consumer health information would be placing this information in a box and/or using a distinct color to distinguish it from non-FDA content, and/or otherwise clearly distinguishing the non-FDA content via an adequate disclaimer statement.. B. Printed and online pages containing consumer health information must be free of advertisements to avoid implying ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Health Information-Seeking on Behalf of Others. T2 - Characteristics of Surrogate Seekers. AU - Cutrona, Sarah L.. AU - Mazor, Kathleen M.. AU - Vieux, Sana N.. AU - Luger, Tana M.. AU - Volkman, Julie E.. AU - Rutten, Lila J. PY - 2015. Y1 - 2015. N2 - Understanding the behaviors of surrogate seekers (those who seek health information for others) may guide efforts to improve health information transmission. We used 2011-2012 data from the Health Information National Trends Survey to describe behaviors of online surrogate seekers. Respondents were asked about use of the Internet for surrogate-seeking over the prior 12 months. Data were weighted to calculate population estimates. Two thirds (66.6 %) reported surrogate-seeking. Compared to those who sought health information online for only themselves, surrogate seekers were more likely to live in households with others (weighted percent 89.4 vs. 82.5 % of self-seekers; p , 0.05); no significant differences in sex, race, income ...
Death and Dying Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information for the Layperson About End-of-Life Care and Related Ethical and Legal Issues, Including Chief Causes of Death, Autopsies, Pain Management for the Terminally Ill, Life Support Systems, Insurance, Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, Hospice Programs, Living Wills, Funeral Planning, Counseling, Mourning, Organ Donation, and Physician Training; Along With Statistical Data, a Glossary, and Listings of Sources for Further Help And ...
Health-Related Internet Use by Patients With Systemic Sclerosis and Other Autoimmune Diseases: Comment on the Article by van der Vaart et ...
Tim McLaughlin 4/20/2010 019:169:002 Introductory Topics Mass Communication Qingjiang Yao Reaction Paper 3 Polls and Medical Research Summary of Readings Nielson et al, The Health Information National Trends Survey In this reading, Nielson and his colleagues discuss the vast amounts of health information that is available to media consumers. According to statistics provided in the…
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We continuously work to reduce the use of packaging material and other materials associated with our products and explore the possibilities to use recycled materials where permitted in the local legislation. We also work actively towards increasing the recyclability of consumer packaging materials at the end of their product life and collaborate with our business partners in local markets to raise consumer awareness and implement littering prevention initiatives.. We have implemented different initiatives to address the issue of post-consumer waste from our products. We have ceased the use of black plastic cans for our snus range sold in Scandinavia, eliminating more than 800 tons of non-recyclable plastics annually. We also partnered with organizations in Sweden and Norway to provide infrastructure to further enable recycling and raise consumer awareness regarding littering issues.. For both Swedish snus and US moist snuff, the plastic cans and lids are made from polypropylene. Rolls of cans ...
Europe dominated the global microbial surfactants market in 2012, accounting for 54.7% of the overall market. Europe dominates the consumption of microbial biosurfactants due to stringent regulations regarding usage of bio-based products. It is expected to be the fastest growing region during the forecast period. Europe was followed by North America, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% in terms of demand, from 2014 to 2020. Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at a considerable rate due to increasing consumer awareness for bio-based products. Rest of the World (RoW) accounted for a smaller share of the market owing to less consumer awareness and high prices of products. ...
This information is intended to support, not replace, discussion with your doctor or healthcare professionals. The authors of these consumer health information handouts have made a considerable effort to ensure the information is accurate, up to date and easy to understand. The Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies, information perceived as misleading, or the success of any treatment regimen detailed in these handouts. Information contained in the handouts is updated regularly and therefore you should always check you are referring to the most recent version of the handout. The onus is on you, the user, to ensure that you have downloaded the most up-to-date version of a consumer health information handout. ...
This information is intended to support, not replace, discussion with your doctor or healthcare professionals. The authors of these consumer health information handouts have made a considerable effort to ensure the information is accurate, up to date and easy to understand. The Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies, information perceived as misleading, or the success of any treatment regimen detailed in these handouts. Information contained in the handouts is updated regularly and therefore you should always check you are referring to the most recent version of the handout. The onus is on you, the user, to ensure that you have downloaded the most up-to-date version of a consumer health information handout. ...
Autism CRC researchers at the University of Queensland are looking at how adults on the autism spectrum with intellectual disability find health information online.. The researchers want to talk to adults on the autism spectrum with intellectual disability and their support people in the Brisbane area. They want to talk to people to find out how they look for health information and what people like and dont like about health websites.. The researchers will use this information to make recommendations to the Autism CRC to improve their health website.. If you are interested in participating in this project please contact Katie Brooker on (07) 3163 8267 or [email protected] ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it paramount to maintain social distance to limit the viral transmission probability. At the same time, local businesses (e.g., restaurants, cafes, stores, malls) need to operate to ensure their economic sustainability. Considering the wide usage of local recommendation platforms like Google Local and Yelp by customers to choose local businesses, we propose to design local recommendation systems which can help in achieving both safety and sustainability goals. Our investigation of existing local recommendation systems shows that they can lead to overcrowding at some businesses compromising customer safety, and very low footfall at other places threatening their economic sustainability. On the other hand, naive ways of ensuring safety and sustainability can cause significant loss in recommendation utility for the customers. Thus, we formally express the problem as a multi-objective optimization problem and solve by innovatively mapping it to a bipartite matching ...
Clark CR, Baril NC, Achille E, Foster S, Johnson N, Taylor-Clark K, Gagne JJ, Olukoya O, Huisingh CE, Ommerborn MJ, et al. Trust yet verify: physicians as trusted sources of health information on HPV for black women in socioeconomically marginalized populations. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2014;8 (2) :169-79.
The results support the TPB in that attitude, subjective norm, and PBC predicted parents intentions (Hypothesis 1). These findings suggest that parents who have more favourable attitudes toward using online information to manage their childs health care, perceive pressure from important referents to engage in this behaviour, and who believe they have higher levels of control regarding their ability to do so, will have stronger intentions to use information from the internet to manage their childs health care. In the prediction of parents behaviour, the TPB was partially supported (Hypothesis 2) as intention, but not PBC, predicted parents use of online information to manage their childs health care. This finding suggests that parents who have stronger intentions to perform the target behaviour are more likely to make decisions to do so.. The finding that PBC did not emerge as a significant predictor of behaviour may be explained by parents lack of accuracy in judging how much control they ...
The consumer health market continued to grow in France in current value terms in 2019, with growth at a very similar level to the previous two years. However, many players were concerned by two main negative factors. The first of which was limited ailments in 2018 and, to a lesser extent, in early 2019. The impact of cold and flu was lower due to the 2018/2019 season beginning much later in the year than expected. In addition, there has been a decline in self-medication.. Euromonitor Internationals Consumer Health in France report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2014-2018, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2023 illustrate how the market is set to change.. Product coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional Products, OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing.. Data coverage: market sizes ...
The versatility of the FactFinder Solution powered by Jitsutech has been a welcomed addition to my reseach toolkit. Specifically, it has allowed me and other HealthCare Professionals to easily build surveys, questionnaires, checklists, forms, polls, assessments with scoring and feedback. Today, I would like to discuss the ability to create Online Health Schedules.. A good example is The General Well-Being Schedule (GWB). It offers healthcare professionals the ability to assess a broad range of feelings of psychological well-being and distress. The nice thing about this type of online health schedule is that it has combined the essentials of survey measures and six-point response scales which can represent frequency.. Online health schedules such as the GWB and others can be quite beneficial in measuring a clients psychological state. In particular, it offers the researcher the ability to understand how a client feels about their inner personal state rather than their outer external conditions. ...
OBJECTIVE: Health-related websites have developed to be much more than information sites: they are used to exchange experiences and find support as well as information and advice. This paper documents the development of a tool to compare the potential consequences and experiences a person may encounter when using health-related websites. METHODS: Questionnaire items were developed following a review of relevant literature and qualitative secondary analysis of interviews relating to experiences of health. Item reduction steps were performed on pilot survey data (n=167). Tests of validity and reliability were subsequently performed (n=170) to determine the psychometric properties of the questionnaire. RESULTS: Two independent item pools entered psychometric testing: (1) Items relating to general views of using the internet in relation to health and, (2) Items relating to the consequences of using a specific health-related website. Identified sub-scales were found to have high construct validity, internal
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) data and reports on health care quality and performance are assets to an online health information site created to help consumers find quality information about health care. The Web site,, provides a free, comprehensive listing of organizations that rate or report performance on specific hospitals, health plans, physicians, nursing homes, home health agencies, and other health care providers in the U.S.. The Web site recently added an HCUP statistical brief (#11), Hospitalizations Related to Childbirth 2003, to give site visitors information about relative costs and other pregnancy-related issues. Numerous other AHRQ reports on various topics are also found on the site.. is the brainchild of Gretchen M. Dahlen, President of The Dahlen Company, LLC. She launched the online ratings site as a public service in June 2006, with the primary purpose of providing consumers with information they can use to ...
My research targets understanding the health information needs of individuals in order to improve the access to easy-to-use health-related information for persons living with and at-risk for HIV. My work supports the premise that the development of information resources tailored to individuals needs is fundamental for health promotion and disease prevention. This perspective on consumer health informatics supports the health of individuals and has the potential to provide a sustainable public health impact. My program of research is characterized by its solid theoretical foundations and rigorous and innovative mixed methods. These mixed methods studies have resulted in a greater understanding of the information needs of consumers/patients, clinicians, and case managers as the foundation for design of web- based and mobile applications with demonstrated impact. I have disseminated findings from my work in top journals in my field, as well as at leading interdisciplinary conferences. My work has ...
Frederick L. Ehrman Medical Library and New York University Medical School NYU Downtown Hospital created the Health Information in Chinese Uniting Physicians, Patients, and the Public (HICUP), to link the mostly English-speaking clinicians and their Chinese-speaking patients with evaluated sources of electronic patient education and consumer health information that is culturally appropriate, clinically accurate, and current.
Health - Services - On-Line Health Consulting (index): DocMeet was floated with the hope of providing affordable healthcare and medical advice to common people using the power of the Internet. Health - Services - On-Line Health Consulting: Scientists validate the existence of an energy field that surrounds and ...
The wide-ranging health insurance reforms announced today deliver a welcome response to consumer dissatisfaction with the current pitfalls of private health cover, the Consumers Health Forum says.
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Adobe Flashplayer Upgraded and still no text on webpages - posted in Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal: A webpage that I visit on a daily basis does not display the titles of certain articles (its a slimming world website) so I logged on to my OH laptop and his showed the titles. I upgraded adboe flashplayer to 11 and upgraded java to the newest version, as well as deleting cookies, then rebooted. Still not displaying the titles (which use adobe 11) any ideas? OTL logfile created on: 09/09...
Provides consumer health information on the side effects of the Top 1,000 prescription and over-the-counter drugs and medications.
The detentions were part of an intensified crackdown on Internet freedoms, the rights group claimed. A handful of other dissidents have been held during or since the 16th Communist Party Congress last month. Some of them had also expressed views on the Web. Calling for the freedom of held dissidents, rights groups say China has detained or imprisoned more than 30 people for using the Internet to share information or express their views.. Meanwhile, China News Service said the number of Internet users had risen 50 percent in the 12-month period ending in October. China has the second-highest number of Internet users in the world after the United States, it said. ...
Internet Users Turn Addicts Essay, Research Paper If youre an Internet user, you know who you are. They are among all of us in society, although many may choose to not acknowledge that they too, frequently use the Internet. As I sit here and look across the street, I see a man in front of his own computer; the screen glowing against the window behind him.
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The EASE Program is a community service provided through an educational grant from LEO Pharma Inc. Canada. EASE is a national, fully bilingual public education program that provides eczema sufferers, families, healthcare professionals and the general public with accurate and comprehensive information on eczema. The goal of the EASE Program is to foster greater understanding and to provide quality educational resources to help better manage this chronic, recurring skin condition.. The EASE Program currently includes this interactive patient website, a quick reference tool entitled The Eczema Self-Test, and several brochures, including a patient handbook entitled Eczema: Its Time To Take Control. Consumer awareness is also promoted through the editorial media across Canada. The Program has been developed in collaboration with leading Canadian dermatologists.. In keeping with our commitment to providing important resources and support tools for adults and children suffering from eczema, the EASE ...
In todays digital age, consumers are bombarded with and have access to an extraordinary amount of information detailing the impact of food on human health. And although the accuracy of these facts and figures may sometimes be dubious, the average consumers awareness and expectations of the quality and nutritional content of their favourite foods and beverages are certainly higher than ever before. Addressing both the sensitivity these customers have for the composition of foods as well as an increasingly expansive regulatory landscape presents a variety of scientific and operational challenges for manufacturers around the world.. In order to overcome these challenges, food, beverage and ingredient producers must continuously evaluate food testing methods, and adopt those that w ...
The EASE Program is a community service provided through an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. EASE is a national, fully bilingual public education program that provides eczema sufferers, families, healthcare professionals and the general public with accurate and comprehensive information on eczema. The goal of the EASE Program is to foster greater understanding and to provide quality educational resources to help better manage this chronic, recurring skin condition.. The EASE Program currently includes this interactive patient website, a quick reference tool entitled The Eczema Self-Test, and several brochures, including a patient handbook entitled Eczema: Its Time To Take Control. Consumer awareness is also promoted through the editorial media across Canada. The Program has been developed in collaboration with leading Canadian dermatologists.. In keeping with our commitment to providing important resources and support tools for adults and children suffering from eczema, the ...
10 Product Awareness Attitude & Usage Survey Questions with sample questionnaire template. These survey questions evaluate some preliminary product awareness, discovery, usage, and attitude towards the product. Use this sample survey to understand consumer awareness of your product / services.
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In this paper, we present a log-based study estimating the user value of trail following. We compare the relevance, topic coverage, topic diversity, novelty, and utility of full trails over that provided by sub-trails, trail origins (landing pages), and trail destinations (pages where trails end). Our findings demonstrate significant value to users in following trails, especially for certain query types. The findings have implications for the design of search systems, including trail recommendation systems that display trails on search result pages ...
There are tons of social tools for scientists online, and the somewhat lukewarm adoption is a subject of occasional discussion on friendfeed. The general consensus is that the online social tools, in general, which have seen explosive growth are the ones that immediately add value to an existing collection. Some good examples of this are Flickr for pictures and Youtube for video. I think theres an opportunity to similarly add value to scientists existing collections of papers, without requiring any work from them in tagging their collections or anything like that. The application Im talking about is a curated discovery engine.. There are two basic ways to find information on the web - searches via search engines and content found via recommendation engines. Recommendation engines become increasingly important where the volume of information is high, and there are two basic types of these: human-curated and algorithmic. is an example of a algorithmic recommendation system, where ...
Prices for identical goods and services are usually the same or very close at competing businesses. Thats not the case when it comes to health care - not by a long shot. For example, in Pensacola, Fla., there are huge price disparities for MRI tests. Its not a matter of greed or poor decision-making by MRI providers or a lack of consumer awareness. For better or worse, its the way our insurance-based health care system works. Listen here.. ...
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"False and Misleading Health Information Provided by Federally Funded Pregnancy Resource Centers" (PDF). Consumer Health ... CPCs' false information is usually about the supposed health risks of abortion, saying, for example, that abortion is much less ... The Department of Health does not regulate the anti-abortion agencies, since the 1995 Abortion Information Act, which ... During the investigation, 20 of the 23centers (87%) provided false or misleading information about the health effects of ...
Lynn, John (2012-11-09). "Blausen Google Chrome Extension for Health Information". Healthcare IT Today. Retrieved 2020-10-12 ... These include the use of its illustrations by the consumer and professional versions of the Merck Manual, and the integration ... BusinessWire Staff [Vivify Health] (11 February 2015). "New Content Elevates Vivify Health's Robust User Experience" (press ... of BMC Human Atlas health literacy videos with VUCA Health content in the Remote Care Management products of Vivify Health ( ...
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... the right to freedom of information; the right to public health and free education; consumers' rights; the rights of ... The new constitution was cited for its role in bringing down the Ministers of Public Health and Agriculture during corruption ... In addition, Senate elections campaigns were strictly limited in what information they could communicate to voters. Senators ... the Consumers' Protection Organization, the Environmental Conservation Organization, and an Ombudsman. Many of these ...
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"Core Competencies for Providing Consumer Health Information Services , NNLM". Retrieved 2020-05-01. U.S. Department ... "culture defines how health care information is received, how rights and protections are exercised, what is considered to be a ... In sum, because health care is a cultural construct, arising from beliefs about the nature of disease and the human body, ... Tervalon and Murray-Garcia believed that health care professionals were not receiving appropriate education or training in ...
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" Furthers Reach of FDA Consumer Health Information". Food and Drug Administration. May 26, 2010. Retrieved July 2, ... In April 2017, The Harris Poll listed as the Health Information Website Brand of the Year. "About". ... The site contains a library of reference information which includes content from Cerner Multum, Micromedex, Truven Health ... is an online pharmaceutical encyclopedia that provides drug information for consumers and healthcare professionals, ...
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"Micromedex Detailed Drug Information for the Consumer: Suramin (Injection route)". PubMed Health. 1 November 2016. Archived ... World Health Organization (2019). World Health Organization model list of essential medicines: 21st list 2019. Geneva: World ... UC San Diego Health, May 26, 2017 Archived June 1, 2017, at the Wayback Machine Naviaux, J C; Schuchbauer, M A; Li, K; Wang, L ... "Suramin". Drug Information Portal. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Suramin sodium National Cancer Institute Medicine portal ...
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New Zealand Health Information ServiceNHI Number. Retrieved 13 June 2007. Ministry of Health. "HISO 10046:2019 Consumer Health ... New Zealand Health Information Service. National Health Index (NHI). Retrieved 13 June 2007. ... The National Health Index (NHI) number is the unique person identifier used within the New Zealand health system. It is ... An example of this is its use to alert health care providers using the Medical Warnings System (MWS) of risks associated with ...
"Direct-to-consumer Internet promotion of robotic prostatectomy exhibits varying quality of information". Health Affairs. 31 (4 ... "Health Technology Assessment. 16 (41): 1-313. doi:10.3310/hta16410. PMC 4780976. PMID 23127367.. ... "FDA Consumer magazine. Food and Drug Administration. Archived from the original on 1 March 2009.. ... Barbash GI, Glied SA (August 2010). "New technology and health care costs--the case of robot-assisted surgery". The New England ...
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"PubMed Health - Ibuprofen (oral route) - brand name(s)". Micromedex Detailed Drug Information for the Consumer [Internet]. ... Included in the information provided by Edelman were photocopies of some 'sciencey looking documents' that confirmed that ... "Easofen Information". Retrieved 18 February 2015. Fenpaed oral liquid 20mg/mL is listed as being subsidised by Pharmac. " ... In December 2015, the Federal Court of Australia found that Reckitt Benckiser, which makes Nurofen, had misled consumers with ...
Dietary Supplements: Background Information. From the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. ... These products pose unacceptable health risks, and any consumers who are still using them should stop immediately." Products ... Consumer Reports, 1999, pp 44-48. Haller C, Duan M, Benowitz N, Jacob P (2004). "Concentrations of ephedra alkaloids and ... At religious ceremonies the drink was consumed to give consumers longevity in life. At birth the drink was also given to the ...
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996). Requires the mandatory safeguard of personal health information. ... "Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (Privacy of Consumer Financial Information" (PDF). FDIC. Retrieved 26 February 2015. CS1 maint ... PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). Requires the mandatory protection of consumer credit card information ... Health and Human Services. Retrieved 26 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002". A ...
"Direct-to-consumer Internet promotion of robotic prostatectomy exhibits varying quality of information". Health Affairs. 31 (4 ... Meadows M (2005). "Computer-assisted surgery: an update". FDA Consumer. Food and Drug Administration. 39 (4): 16-7. PMID ... Basto M, Cooperberg MR, Murphy DG (February 2015). "Proton therapy websites: information anarchy creates confusion" (PDF). BJU ... Center for Devices and Radiological Health. "Safety Communications - Caution When Using Robotically-Assisted Surgical Devices ...
"Health information on the Internet - Better Health Channel". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2008-03-23. " ... Direct-to-consumer marketing of medications is widely criticized for promoting inappropriate self-diagnosis. One other ... If the self-diagnosis is wrong, then the misdiagnosis can result in improper health care, including wrong treatments and lack ... "AMA (Professionalism) E-5.015 Direct-to-consumer advertisements of prescription drugs". Archived from the original on 2004-12- ...
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Consumer Health Library. Buffalo, New York: Prometheus. ISBN 9780879757335. .. *^ Ernst, E. (2011-11-08). "Alternative medicine ... Child Welfare Information Gateway. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-27.. ... National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Dept. of Health and ... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has issued online warnings for consumers about medication health fraud.[157] This ...
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JEL: P36 - Consumer Economics; Health, Education, Welfare, and Poverty. JEL: P37 - Legal Institutions; Illegal Behavior. JEL: ... JEL: G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies. JEL: G15 - International financial markets. JEL: G17 - Financial ... JEL: I1 - Health JEL: I10 - Geral. JEL: I11 - Analysis of Health Care Markets. JEL: I12 - Health Production: Nutrition, ... JEL: L67 - Other Consumer Nondurables: Clothing, Textiles, Shoes, and Leather. JEL: L68 - Appliances; Other Consumer Durables. ...
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Consumer Information: Uses, Precautions, Side Effects. *U.S. National Library of Medicine: Drug Information Portal - ... "Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health. 2 (1): 23. doi:10.1186/1745-0179-2-23. PMC 1584230 . PMID 16968542.. ... World Health Organization. April 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 December 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.. ... "The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Archived from the original on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.. ...
"Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 8 (3).. [permanent dead link] *^ Ceraso, A.; Pruchnic, J. (2011). "Introduction ... The use of this software began in Kaduna, Nigeria to serve the purpose of public health. OpenMRS manages features such as ... or organizations with access to an open source had the means needed to develop technical material for a variety of consumers. ... Information Today, Inc.. Retrieved January 25, 2011 *^ Wyllys, R. (n.d.). Overview of the Open-Source Movement[permanent dead ...
Health informatics is a relatively recent field that deal with the application of computers and information technology to ... Access to information on conditions, treatments, quality, and pricing greatly affects the choice by patients/consumers and, ... Community health or public health is an aspect of health services concerned with threats to the overall health of a community ... Resource Mobilization in Sri Lanka's Health Sector - Rannan-Eliya, Ravi P. & De Mel, Nishan, Harvard School of Public Health & ...
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Thailand's Health System Research Institute reports that children in prostitution make up 40% of prostitutes in Thailand.[35] ... On the macro-level of causes for child sexual exploitation is the globalization of the consumer market and the influx of new ... It is a highly useful tool for collecting information on the worst forms of child labour, like CSEC, that is difficult to ... Because child sexual exploitation is driven by demand it is "crucial to raise the perceptions of consumers about the harm that ...
Bhattacharya, Sanjoy (September 2013). Propaganda and Information in Eastern India 1939-45: A Necessary Weapon of War. New York ... "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800-". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2018.. ... the crisis overwhelmed the provision of health care and key supplies: food relief and medical rehabilitation were supplied too ... consumers, and dealers were destroyed.[167] It also created local atmospheric conditions that contributed to an increased ...
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Publishing, Harvard Health. "Glycemic index for 60+ foods - Harvard Health". Harvard Health. Retrieved 11 September 2018.. ... The largest per capita consumers of pasta in 2015 were Italy (23.5 kg/person), Tunisia (16.0 kg/person), Venezuela (12.0 kg/ ... The first concrete information concerning pasta products in Italy dates from the 13th or 14th century.[11] ... person) and Greece (11.2 kg/person).[58] In 2017, the United States was the largest consumer of pasta with 2.7 million tons.[60 ...
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  • Whether people search for personal health information or for a loved one, millions of consumers view millions of health-related web pages. (
  • This guide outlines the collective wisdom of medical librarians who search the web every day to discover quality information in support of clinical and scientific decision making by doctors, scientists, and other health practitioners responsible for the nation's health. (
  • The first section, " Getting Started ," provides tips on filtering health-related web pages through the health subsets of major search engines and using quality electronic finding tools developed by the U.S. government to do an initial screen of websites for further examination. (
  • The Medical Library Association's " Top Health Websites " is another device to help you start your search with a highly selective list of quality consumer health information sites trusted by medical librarians. (
  • In 2021, we became part of Kyruus , the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, to pursue a shared vision of connecting people to the right care. (
  • Consequently, the medical information retrieval often provides poor search results. (
  • Since consumers make medical decisions based on the search results, building an effective information retrieval system becomes an essential issue. (
  • Start your search for low-cost health insurance today! (
  • Query-based exchanges allow a provider to search for health information from a large network of participating healthcare organizations and providers. (
  • The findings of a large 2001 study that describes and evaluates search engine performance and the quality and readability of health information (in English and Spanish), and provides conclusions and recommendations. (
  • Each year, more than 160 million U.S. adults search online for health or medical information. (
  • When consumers search for healthcare prices online, only 17 percent of sites provide information on the price of common procedures, making it difficult for patients without insurance, who have high-deductible plans, or whose plans include other kinds of cost sharing to determine how much their care will cost and what they will pay out of pocket. (
  • Studying search queries can help us to understand users information need and how do they formulate search queries (expression of information need). (
  • This study extends our knowledge about online health information searching and provides useful insights for Web search engines and health websites. (
  • Search for license status information based on license number or name. (
  • a whopping 80 percent of Internet users look online for health information, making it the third most popular online activity among those tracked by the study, trailing only e-mail and using search engines. (
  • The 2017 Unisys Security Index is a snapshot of security concerns conducted globally and examines changing consumer attitudes in four categories: national security, financial security, internet security and personal security. (
  • Information on FERPA is published on page 93 of the 2016-2018 University Catalog . (
  • This page provides information for consumers about programs and services under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement. (
  • You have the right to health care and will be provided with medicines and pharmacy related services and products to address your health care needs. (
  • You will be provided with open, timely and appropriate communication about your health, medicines and related services and products in a way you can understand. (
  • You will be included in making decisions and choices about your health, medicines and related services and products. (
  • 2. Become familiar with the general health information finding tools such as MedlinePlus ( ), produced by the National Library of Medicine, or Healthfinder ® ( ) from the US Department of Health and Human Services, which can get you started by pointing you to good, credible health information quickly. (
  • The main goal of the Department is making community living a success, by integrating long-term services and supports with health care and housing while building on the promise of equality and full participation for all. (
  • Influenza vaccines are available from GPs, community health clinics, Aboriginal Medical Services or other immunisation providers in your state or territory. (
  • This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. (
  • NNLM and NETWORK OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services . (
  • The Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a town hall meeting on December 16, 2003 to highlight the important role of health promotion and disease prevention activities in ensuring the health and wellness of our nation's family caregivers. (
  • Consequently, this group is seeking information via the Internet and through the reference services of their public library. (
  • This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. (
  • Most people (83%) want to see accurate information on out-of-pocket costs before having healthcare services, while too many (25%) have avoided getting care because they did not have information about the costs. (
  • On Jan. 1, 2022, the first phase of transparency mandates for health plans will take effect in an effort to give people more insights into pricing for all types of healthcare services. (
  • At HealthSparq, we help people make smarter healthcare choices by partnering with health plans to share cost and quality information about doctors, hospitals, medical services, and medications. (
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Services Act, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Shin D, Lee S, Hwang Y. How do credibility and utility play in the user experience of health informatics services? (
  • Lee J, Kim JGB, Jin M, Ahn K, Kim B, Kim S, Kim J. Beneficial Effects of Two Types of Personal Health Record Services Connected With Electronic Medical Records Within the Hospital Setting. (
  • Koivumäki T, Pekkarinen S, Lappi M, Väisänen J, Juntunen J, Pikkarainen M. Consumer Adoption of Future MyData-Based Preventive eHealth Services: An Acceptance Model and Survey Study. (
  • Hamid A, Sarmad A. Evaluation of e‐health services: user's perspective criteria. (
  • Michelle Jakubauskas, Senior Researcher, Strategic Intelligence at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) delivered a presentation on ASIC's role in regulating information provision in the financial services sector and consumer behaviour relating to information provision. (
  • This publication may be helpful to you if you need information or have a complaint regarding health care providers, programs, facilities, or services you have received. (
  • Below is a brief summary of the agencies which regulate health care services. (
  • Most health-related professional services delivered by clinicians are regulated by the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and the licensing divisions or "Boards" pertaining to the type of service. (
  • Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, and Mental Health care, whether managed care or fee-for-service, are regulated by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). (
  • Several agencies such as the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the California Department of Public Health (DPH) have an "Ombudsman" office which is an office assigned to answer consumer questions and to resolve complaints. (
  • There are also other government agencies, advocacy organizations and other sources of consumer information for Californians about healthcare services, rights and complaints and other options. (
  • The market is swimming in products and services for fitness and health, making the competition for your business more fierce than ever. (
  • When it comes to treatments for health conditions, it can be tough to tell useful products and services from those that don't work or aren't safe. (
  • In March 2007, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched the Personalized Health Care Initiative to advance the integration of gene-based technologies into health care delivery. (
  • Recently, several new services have been launched, aimed specifically at the consumer market. (
  • These services offer access to one's own genomic information and provide health-related and other information based on genotype, family history, and other medical features. (
  • Companies offering these services maintain that this information represents a new phase in empowering, engaging, and educating consumers in their health and medical decision-making. (
  • Meanwhile, others have questioned the value of these services for consumers, especially at this early stage of knowledge development. (
  • Through the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), the Personalized Health Care Initiative sponsored a workshop in Washington, D.C., on July 7, 2008 entitled "Understanding the Needs of Consumers in the Use of Genome-based Health Information Services. (
  • A HIE connects healthcare providers, allows the electronic sharing of health information, aids in the management of data exchange, and strives to reduce duplication of services and operational costs. (
  • In particular, CDHP members check prices before they receive health care services, ask for generic drugs versus branded Rx's, talk to doctors about treatment options and their costs, and use online cost-tracking tools. (
  • The rationale behind offering CDHPs is to give plan enrollees more financial "skin in the game" so they become more cost-conscious "consumers" of health care services. (
  • Still, the patient/plan enrollee is searching for useful information to make rational decisions on providers, products and services in health as their shared burden of costs continues to grow in all forms of health plans. (
  • On average, enrollees in the HRA groups of both employers GAO reviewed spent less and generally used fewer health care services before they switched into the HRA in 2003 than those who remained in the PPO, suggesting that the HRA groups were healthier. (
  • Similarly, of the 21 studies GAO reviewed that assessed the health status of HRA and other CDHP enrollees, 18 found they were healthier than traditional plan enrollees based on utilization of health care services, self-reported health status, or the prevalence of certain diseases or disease indicators. (
  • Sites listed here will offer advice to the consumer about health products and services . (
  • Find government information about health and health services. (
  • Check symptoms and find health services. (
  • Site for health and wellbeing information and services sponsored by the State Government of Victoria with related links. (
  • Provides statistics and facts on: the Indigenous population, education and work, housing and community safety, determinants of health, health and disability, life expectancy and mortality, health and welfare services, and expenditure and workforce. (
  • The proposal is submitted to the Health and Human Services Agency and, if there are any fiscal concerns, to the Department of Finance. (
  • For more information, please contact Member Services at the number on your ID card, or the links below. (
  • Under such plans, individuals could buy catastrophic coverage for expensive hospital stays while using the savings to pay the entire cost of routine health services, just like they pay out-of-pocket now for lawyers, flat-screen TVs or the week's groceries. (
  • EBSCO Information Services is a leader in publishing health and medical information on the Internet. (
  • While we make every effort to ensure that our content is based on scientific evidence and reflects current standards of care, the information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for the clinical services provided by physicians and other health professionals. (
  • EBSCO Information Services provides two main sources of content: proprietary and licensed. (
  • To the extent possible, EBSCO Information Services' proprietary health information: 1) is evidence-based, 2) reflects national clinical practice guidelines, 3) is free of racial, gender, or other bias, and 4) undergoes a rigorous, multi-layered review before it reaches customers. (
  • All of EBSCO Information Services' proprietary content is written by in-house writers/editors or contract writers. (
  • Proprietary content is reviewed on a scheduled basis by in-house physicians, which includes the Medical Director, and by members of the EBSCO Information Services Medical Review Board, an external review board consisting of licensed physicians and allied healthcare professionals. (
  • Information regarding the EBSCO Information Services Medical Review Board is available online or upon request. (
  • All Medical Review Board members are required to submit evidence of professional credentials and licensure to EBSCO Information Services. (
  • Medical Review Board members are required to notify EBSCO Information Services in a timely manner of any adverse change in licensure or certification status. (
  • In response to adverse changes in licensure or certification status, EBSCO Information Services may implement corrective action, including cancellation or non-extension of the employment agreement. (
  • Consumer Health leverages the systematic surveillance of literature process of other EBSCO Information Services point-of-care products to update the content. (
  • The information below lists many services offered to Onondaga Community College students. (
  • The book reviews public health genetics, and includes chapters on important general issues such as newborn and other genetic screening, the delivery of genetic services, and the ethical, legal, and social implications of the use of genetics within public health. (
  • This disclosure provides general information related to CSUSM including, but not limited to: cost of attendance, procedures to withdraw from school, refund policies, return of Title IV funds, academic programs, accrediting agencies, special services for disabled students, study abroad, and availability of employees responsible for the dissemination of this information. (
  • Parents of children with Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage are showing high satisfaction with their access to doctors and the quality of health care, according to a survey announced today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). (
  • Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 500 community health centers in 44 States across the country will receive approximately $42 million over three years to improve the coordination and quality of care they deliver to people with Medicare and other patients, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. (
  • Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium Part A late enrollment penalties for certain eligible people in same-sex marriages. (
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS ) announced today a proposed rule that will increase public awareness of financial relationships between drug and device manufacturers and certain health care providers. (
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a final rule to update the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) rates for Calendar Year (CY) 2012. (
  • People with Medicare will be able to benefit from a new program designed to encourage primary care doctors, specialists, hospitals, and other health care providers to coordinate their care under a final regulation issued today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (
  • In 1995, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) proposed the establishment of Performance Partnership Grants (PPGs) requiring the application of performance measurement methods to a set of federal block grant programs that provide funding to states for public health, substance abuse, and mental health activities. (
  • How much will the consumer pay for emergency services and ambulances? (
  • This authority includes studies that are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (with joint oversight by FDA and the Office for Human Research Protections), as well as studies that are solely funded by industry or by private parties. (
  • It's worth seeking out licensed mental health professionals, and there are plenty of services that will connect you with them. (
  • however, this number represents only 34.6% of all Medicare beneficiaries who do not routinely receive their services from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) (data are not available on vaccination levels in Medicare beneficiaries served by HMOs). (
  • To improve influenza vaccination of Medicare beneficiaries and use of other covered prevention services, in May 1994, HCFA initiated the Consumer Information Strategy (CIS) (5). (
  • Through CIS, HCFA will develop and provide information on choice and use of health-care services to physicians, other health-care providers, consumer-based and professional societies, peer-review organizations, contractors, state health departments, other federal agencies, and to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries (5). (
  • Most health insurance policies will cover the testing, office visit, and other medically necessary services related to COVID-19 without charging co-payments, co-insurance, or deductibles. (
  • Other laws restrict the disclosure of patient records by health care facilities while others focus on protecting types of information considered particularly sensitive. (
  • The Working Group discussed the need to make information understandable for consumers and meet Australian consumer law disclosure obligations. (
  • In some cases, the information is within the full disclosure documents. (
  • Following is a list of the required disclosures, summary descriptions, and information to obtain a detailed copy of each disclosure. (
  • This disclosure provides information on the number and gender of full-time undergraduates participating in the intercollegiate athletic competitions and on each team. (
  • This disclosure provides information on all available federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial need-based and non-need-based assistance programs. (
  • This disclosure certifies that the CSU, San Marcos Finical Aid Department has systems to identify and resolve discrepancies in information received from different sources including the use of false identities. (
  • This disclosure provides information to prospective students that if they will be required to have a professional or commercial license from a local, state or federal government agency in order to engage in an occupation for which the CSU may be training them, they must meet the immigration requirements of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRAWORA) to achieve licensure. (
  • The Consumer Health Information Resource Service assists Nebraska residents and Nebraska Medicine patients and families in finding information on health and wellness topics. (
  • The resources listed here provide general information for patients, caregivers, and librarians. (
  • Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. (
  • Through blogs and comments, patients and experts explore what it takes to find good health care and make the most of it. (
  • Some of these laws apply to communications between patients and various types of health care providers, such as physicians, dentists and pharmacists. (
  • The program is necessary, Clinton's proposals state, because "patients play a minor role, lacking reliable information upon which to compare the quality of health plans, providers or treatments. (
  • Perceptions on use of home telemonitoring in patients with long term conditions - concordance with the Health Information Technology Acceptance Model: a qualitative collective case study. (
  • A cross-sectional study of barriers to personal health record use among patients attending a safety-net clinic. (
  • Lack of adequate understanding of how consumers/patients access online personal health information, or whether particular groups are more/less likely to use such technologies, may lead to unequal access to or use of such technologies across groups. (
  • Consumer-mediated exchanges allow patients to share their aggregated personal health information with the providers of their choice. (
  • 6 NeHII, a query-based HIE, allows participating providers to access more complete electronic health records (EHRs) and thus serve patients more efficiently by acting as a transfer source for medical records. (
  • The CTWG is charged with providing recommendations on standards and interoperability issues and opportunities related to strengthening the ability of consumers, patients, and lay caregivers to manage health and health care for themselves or others. (
  • Markets cannot work when consumers and patients have almost no information about the prices they pay for health care. (
  • Our findings really underline how difficult it can be to find the information patients need to be informed consumers," said fourth year medical student, Allison Kratka, who was first author on the study. (
  • Physicians recommend to their patients and the public in general that consuming herbal health food should only be for limited duration. (
  • The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Information Clearinghouse serves the public, patients, and health professionals by providing information, locating other information sources, creating health information materials, and participating in a national Federal database on health Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (eastern time, except Federal holidays). (
  • The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center provides patients, health professionals, and the public with an important link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases. (
  • With the rise of consumerism, it is imperative that healthcare brands understand their patients and members are also consumers who want a personalized experience. (
  • By leveraging Experian Health's consumer marketing data, healthcare brands can better understand their patients and appeal to their lifestyles and interests. (
  • Our consumer marketing data provides the coverage you need to prospect new target audiences and deliver rich insights to engage patients- insights that are unmatched by custom research and panel data offerings. (
  • The purpose of this project was to examine the feasibility of developing an electronic health information network to provide clinicians with patients' medical information during care transfers and found that, while feasible, there are significant barriers to information exchange. (
  • a recent report from PriceWaterhouseCooper's Health Research Institute cautions hospitals that Stage 2 of the federal meaningful use initiative calls for greater communication with patients via electronic communication and personal health records. (
  • The Internet and easy availability of information is dramatically changing the way patients shop for health care. (
  • A collaboration of various organizations to develop a Consumer Health Information Center (CHIC) at the New Haven Public Library. (
  • Researchers and representatives from caregiving organizations also highlighted ways in which family caregivers could engage in activities to improve their overall health. (
  • This project was Phase II of a multi-year effort to assess and pilot different approaches to communicate the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) to diverse organizations and segments of the public. (
  • This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. (
  • This FOA is expected to promote partnerships between SBC's and large businesses or health-related organizations with the capacity to fully commercialize and disseminate the product. (
  • We have also included a list of some of the advocacy organizations and sources of information about your rights that may also be helpful. (
  • Private health insurance plans not involving managed care, including many Preferred Provider Organizations or PPOs and some other insurance plans, are regulated by the California Department of Insurance (CDI). (
  • Below are specific contacts for these and other agencies and some of the advocacy organizations and sources of information which you may find useful if you have concerns about your health care. (
  • The National Library of Medicine's (NLM®) MedlinePlus® is a high-quality gateway to consumer health information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other authoritative organizations. (
  • With regard to health insurance providers tracking fitness activity via wearable monitors, 41 percent of respondents said they don't want those organizations to have that data about them, and 27 percent said they were concerned about the security of data collected. (
  • This marks 21 years of commemorating the important work that the FTC, state attorneys general offices and many community partner organizations do to protect consumers across the country. (
  • They have been operationalized for over 200 payers and health data organizations, helping them implement payment programs that lead to better patient care at lower costs. (
  • Welcome to National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2019. (
  • National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2019 is just around the corner. (
  • Aetna 's survey of consumer views is summarized in their report, The State of Consumer Health Care Empowerment . (
  • At the lowest rung of health empowerment, 41% of U.S. adults tend to be in fair or poor health, unemployed, with household incomes of less than $50,000, and unsurprisingly, the uninsured. (
  • The data chart tells the story about consumers who desire health empowerment but face complex information that's inaccessible, opaque, potentially untrustworthy and daunting to sort through. (
  • With newly insured people entering the health insurance marketplace in a matter of months - that would be about three fiscal quarters remaining in 2013 - it will be hard to fill those empowerment gaps noted by Aetna in time. (
  • This notice announces the 25th meeting of the American Health Information Community Consumer Empowerment Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. (
  • In addition, Dr. Topol described the current companies that provide consumers access to their genomic information, the potential for consumer empowerment, and the medical community's reaction to this emerging area. (
  • In addition, participants were optimistic about patient empowerment and convenient access to and control of personal health data. (
  • This service is intended to provide general information for you. (
  • The web address itself can provide additional information about the nature of the site and the sponsor's intent. (
  • The purpose of this evaluation was to determine how effective NWHIC's toll-free service is in meeting its goal to provide all women no-cost access to a wide range of health information, including referrals and publications. (
  • And while many health plans already provide an online comparison tool or price estimator, the new research shows that there's a general lack of awareness that this information is available. (
  • Individual firms provide information that shows their products to best advantage, which may contradict what is provided about the product by another firm or government agency. (
  • The Chair delivered her opening statement, reminding members that the purpose of the Working Group is to provide advice to the Private Health Ministerial Advisory Committee (PHMAC) on possible options to reform information provision arrangements for consumers. (
  • The Working Group discussed the complex nature of private health insurance and how best to provide information to consumers to engage them. (
  • Members thought that insurers should be able to provide any other information to consumers in any format and channel the consumer chooses. (
  • The objective of the workshop is to enhance understanding and provide an early opportunity for public dialogue among interested groups as this new area of science and technology develops and interfaces with consumers. (
  • HHS Proposes Regulations to Provide Clearer Health Insurance Information for Consumers-It is Possible with all the Algorithms Used by Carriers? (
  • WASHINGTON - Proposed regulations released Wednesday would require health insurers to provide clear, concise and consistent cost information about individuals' policies in easy-to-understand language. (
  • The irony revealed in the EBRI survey is that CDHPs - the very plans that require people to take on more decision-making responsibility for their health care - don't provide enrollees with the information people need to be informed, engaged health consumers. (
  • Advance Care Planning documents are included in the My Health Record system to provide increased accessibility to a consumer's advance care planning information nationwide. (
  • Develop and maintain evaluation systems and provide related training and technical assistance for interventions and campaigns implemented by local health departments. (
  • The purpose of our content is to provide users with health information and access to related resources. (
  • The intent of the Higher Education Opportunity Act - 2008 (HEOA) is to provide consumers (prospective students, current students, parents, etc.) with comparable information from all institutions of higher education. (
  • Onondaga Community College is pleased to provide this summary of consumer information, consistent with the HEOA. (
  • As a leading brand of health information, we are pleased to be partnering with the FDA to provide consumers with public health and safety information, direct from the source," says Wayne Gattinella, WebMD president and chief executive officer. (
  • The purpose of the presentation was to provide information regarding changes to the District's current health plan. (
  • Employers have an opportunity to reduce barriers and support engagement because they sponsor health plans and can provide access to information, tools, technologies, incentives, and more. (
  • It's FDA's responsibility to provide that information, and it's long past time for the agency to do so. (
  • Through a unique partnership with its sister company, CONEXIS, HealthCompare has the ability to quickly reach thousands of COBRA-qualifying consumers and provide them with COBRA alternatives at the moment they become eligible for COBRA benefits. (
  • For further information, and to access the new 5CPA Registration and Claiming Portal from 1 March 2014, please visit the 5CPA website or phone 1300 555 262. (
  • The CHIC will serve the New Haven area providing access and training in the use of health related resources to local citizens. (
  • Consumer access to high-quality information about treatment options can be a contributing factor to variation in practice. (
  • Members agreed that it is important to ensure future regulation gives maximum flexibility to insurers yet guarantees consumers access to easily comparable information. (
  • Improvements in patient care were expected as a result of easy physician access to consolidated information across providers as well as the speed of sharing and availability of information in an emergency. (
  • However, only about one in three consumers (36 percent) support technology to allow health insurance providers to access fitness tracker data to determine a premium or reward customers for good behavior. (
  • It's noteworthy that while CDHP and HDHP enrollees require such information as they must manage financial health accounts, they reported less access to such information from their health plans compared with traditional health plan members. (
  • A clinician may access the Personal Health Summary via the Consumer's My Health Record provided they have relevant access. (
  • Provides access 24 hours a day to health advice and information. (
  • Professional development platform, providing access to evidence-based learning activities for health professionals, trainees, students and the wider community who are interested in cancer care. (
  • HEOA's required disclosures are mandated to give consumers easy access to information that can be used in making sound decisions about their education. (
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and WebMD today announced a collaboration that expands consumers' access to the agency's timely and reliable important health information. (
  • A new online consumer health information resource on ( Consumers can access information on the safety of FDA-regulated products, including food, medicine and cosmetics, as well as learn how to report problems involving the safety of these products directly to the FDA. (
  • This important partnership is consistent with WebMD's longstanding mission of providing for Americans access to credible and relevant health information. (
  • Access data on 300M consumers and 126M living units to drive impactful decisions. (
  • In addition to being inaccurate and inadequate, studies have confirmed that the information in the government's on-line advisory is not reaching the general public, particularly those who do not have Internet access, or simply do not know they can seek advice online. (
  • This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox immunization, hepatitis B, alcoholism, smoking, and drug abuse, as well as health insurance, HIV, and cancer. (
  • If you or a loved one is in need of mental health resources in San Diego County, talk to a counselor any time of the day, seven days a week via the San Diego Access & Crisis Line (ACL) at 1-888-724-7240. (
  • Persons using assistive technology might not be able to fully access information in this file. (
  • And while the PwC survey found that only 14 percent of Americans currently access their medical records electronically, the upward trends in online health engagement suggest those numbers will climb dramatically in the next few years. (
  • Hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes including subacute facilities are licensed and regulated by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). (
  • This RFP template provides an example for hospitals and health systems looking to engage an outside developer in the creation of a mobile application for a smartphone or tablet. (
  • Electronic health records in U.S. hospitals are not yet prompting for screening questions related to Zika virus. (
  • Vaccines were provided at public health clinics, health fairs, private medical settings, and other sites that did not bill Medicare, including hospitals not submitting separate bills for influenza vaccinations. (
  • 36 percent look up information on hospitals and other medical facilities. (
  • A medical librarian will research your health question and put together a packet of information specific to your needs. (
  • Please consult your health professional on specific medical questions. (
  • This guide is supported by the Medical Library Association (MLA), the library organization whose primary purpose is promoting quality information for improved health and whose members were the first to realize that not all health information on the web is credible, timely, or safe. (
  • In addition to the Texas Medical Records Privacy Act, numerous other state laws pertain to the privacy of medical information in specific contexts. (
  • The problem of the existing information structure primarily lies in the fact that the vocabulary used in consumer queries is intrinsically different from the vocabulary represented in medical literature. (
  • By reviewing the foundational concepts and application components of medical information retrieval, this paper will contribute to a body of research that seeks appropriate answers to a question like "How can we design a medical information retrieval system that can satisfy consumer's information needs? (
  • The Administration's answer is to create a consumer-oriented National Quality Management Program that would promulgate a "core set of quality and performance measures" to assess the quality of every health insurance plan, medical institution and doctor in the country. (
  • The foundation of the President's health care reform agenda is the creation of large "alliances" of consumers who band together to shop among medical providers for insurance plans at the best price and quality. (
  • Types of plans offered in Oregon include major medical health insurance coverage such as Personal Health Quotes , Family Health, and Group Health. (
  • They come at a time when the medical community is undertaking a more engaged role in incorporating genomic resources into health care. (
  • Eric J. Topol, M.D., Director of Scripps Translational Science Institute, and Dean of Scripps School of Medicine, described how medical decision making can be empowered by genomic information. (
  • Common HIT concerns expressed across focus groups included privacy and security of medical information, decreases in quality of care, inconsistent provider participation, and the potential cost of implementation. (
  • The majority of American consumers support the use of medical devices, such as pacemakers or blood sugar sensors, being able to immediately transmit any significant changes in health to a doctor, however, more than half are also extremely or very concerned about the security of medical devices, according to a recent Unisys security survey. (
  • The survey found significant support for the use of internet-connected medical devices that can detect health issues and automatically notify care providers of potential emergencies. (
  • Seventy-eight percent of consumers support data collected via IoT in the case of medical devices such as pacemakers or blood sugar sensors that immediately transmit any significant changes to their health. (
  • Also, 41 percent of consumers said they don't want healthcare providers to have health data about them via medical devices while 22 percent said they were concerned about the security of health data collected from medical devices such as pacemakers. (
  • The survey indicated that consumers' reluctance to share their medical data may reflect general concern about maintaining the safety and security of not only personal data, but personal medical devices as well. (
  • Provides information for athletes, parents, teachers, coaches and medical practitioners to increase their understanding of sport-related concussion and to assist in the delivery of best practice medical care. (
  • Notify the Medical Officer of Health as soon as you suspect measles - do not wait for a laboratory confirmation. (
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse Virtual Information Center (NIDA VIC) responds to inquiries sent to the Institute (via [email protected] or the NIDA and NIDA for Teens Web sites) by the public, medical and health professionals, educators, researchers, people in the substance abuse field, and the media. (
  • The NCCIH Clearinghouse provides information on complementary health approaches and NCCIH, including publications and searches of Federal databases of scientific and medical literature. (
  • All in-house staff writers/editors have degrees in public health, health communication, or related fields and are under the supervision of a Medical Director, who is a licensed physician. (
  • Records that have no new information will be identified and updated with the Medical Reviewer's name, credentials, and most recent review date. (
  • Medical Vision Australia Plastic & Cosmetic has written to all health professionals and facilities using Cereform breast implants and sizers. (
  • Consumers and health professionals are encouraged to report problems with medical devices . (
  • You are strongly encouraged to talk with a health professional if you are concerned about a possible adverse event associated with a medical device. (
  • Users are advised that decisions regarding drug therapy are complex medical decisions requiring the independent, informed decision of an appropriate health care professional, and the information is provided for informational purposes only. (
  • The information is not a substitute for medical care. (
  • Health information technology, electronic medical records, and modern surgical procedures that enable faster recovery are but three examples of how technology is changing the health care sector. (
  • When health providers exchange medical records, the success rate can be as low as 50 percent. (
  • Following a huge health scandal involving faulty breast implants sold around Europe, the European Commission published proposals in late 2012 for a new regulatory regime for medical devices. (
  • But while a prescription is not required for most kinds of hearing aids, it's important to see a health care professional not only to rule out other medical causes of hearing loss, but to ensure that hearing aids are properly fitted and come with follow-up care. (
  • The Federal Trade Commission advises consumers to avoid businesses that dismiss the need for a medical exam before selling you a hearing aid. (
  • Short-term health, mini-medical plan, or hospital indemnity plan - Check your coverage and contact your provider first. (
  • Guides lay persons and non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information. (
  • Some resources will contain information that is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily that of your own healthcare providers. (
  • This makes them an ideal population to target and market quality consumer health resources. (
  • Promoting quality consumer health info to those who serve the public is a great way to- improve the quality of health information in the hands of the public to make informed health decisions and improve the reference skills of librarians, encouraging the use and promotion of resources such as MedlinePlus. (
  • With the increased use of Internet, a large number of consumers first consult on line resources for their healthcare decisions. (
  • Individual consumers do not have the resources to determine easily the completeness of any firm's messages, particularly in light of the size of food industry advertising budgets. (
  • Early adoption of new technologies by some groups and not others may lead to inequality in the resources and skills created by those technologies, which can exacerbate existing health and health care disparities. (
  • Organized deep links to US government health care resources. (
  • Gateway to publications and online resources for consumers and professionals. (
  • Includes health resources, discussion and news. (
  • While resources are plentiful, it is often difficult for consumers to identify credible, reliable, and relevant information. (
  • Concerns about the sustainability of natural resources are rising, prompting policymakers and companies to encourage consumers to think green. (
  • The Healthy People 2020 evidence-based resources identified have been selected by subject matter experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. (
  • The following consumer resources are from . (
  • Consumers have increasingly consulted all types of sources to find health information, and the Internet is their fastest growing resource, according to a national study released in August 2008 by the Center for Studying Health System Change. (
  • Members agreed that the SIS was useful as a starting point for comparison for consumers who are looking to take out private health insurance or swap insurers. (
  • The Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), part of the planned national network, is a statewide, Internet-based HIE sponsored by Nebraska healthcare providers and health insurers who share and use information for both treatment and payment purposes. (
  • In creating MedlinePlus, NLM uses years of accumulated expertise and technical knowledge to produce an authoritative, reliable consumer health Web site. (
  • This article describes the development of MedlinePlus-its quality control processes, the integration of NLM and NIH information, NLM's relationship to other institutions, the technical and staffing infrastructures, the use of feedback for quality improvement, and future plans. (
  • RAND research has explored many facets of health care technology and advised policymakers and practitioners on best practices for cost savings and improved patient outcomes. (
  • Although policymakers are now paying special attention to the issue and to obesity-related conditions more generally, health experts say more can be done to tackle what the EU considers as a chronic disease. (
  • With the accelerating discovery of human genes, public health professionals are increasingly confronted with a large body of scientific information that will guide public health action. (
  • Americans are increasingly comfortable accessing health information online. (
  • the Pew survey "paints an encouraging picture of ever-savvier health care consumers who are researching doctors, paying attention to warnings about obesity and poor nutrition, considering entering clinical trials in greater numbers and taking steps to better manage their health care costs. (
  • The goal of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), signed into law in 2009, is to increase the use of health information technology. (
  • Provides information on the latest clinical trials in cancer care, including trials that are currently recruiting new participants. (
  • Provides reliable and up-to-date information and advice about clinical trials in Australia for the public, researchers and industry. (
  • All LFS regulations that have been adopted and filed with the Secretary of State are published in the California Code of Regulations, Title 17 (Public Health), Division 1 (State Department of Health), Chapter 2 (Laboratories), Subchapter 1 (Service Laboratories), Group 2 (Clinical Laboratory Regulations), and Group 3 (County and Municipal Laboratories). (
  • Because of the changing nature of drug information, please consult your physician or pharmacist about specific clinical use. (
  • This review pertains to a project that standardized pressure ulcer data elements and electronic documentation used by long term care clinical staff for storage and reporting within an electronic health record system. (
  • The clinical trial team includes doctors and nurses, as well as other health care professionals. (
  • FDA is committed to protecting the participants of clinical trials, as well as helping to ensure that reliable information is provided to those interested in participating. (
  • Each of the disclosures on this web page links to relevant offices that include contact information for additional specific information. (
  • While the banner of "consumerism" in health care has been flown for much of the past decade, it's been heavy-lifting for those U.S. health citizens who've been covered by insurance plans - and even heavier for those without health insurance coverage. (
  • As of January 1, 2014, most U.S. citizens and legal residents are required by law to have qualifying health care coverage or pay an annual tax penalty for every month they go without insurance. (
  • If you own a small business in Oregon (50 or fewer full-time-equivalent employees - FTEs), you can purchase qualifying coverage for your employees through SHOP, the Small Business Health Option Program or through a private broker or insurance agent. (
  • Examples of ACA consumer protections include covering children under a parent's policy to age 26, elimination of lifetime cost caps, and coverage of preventive care without copay or deductible. (
  • Coverage in traditional health plans continues to fall: 78% of privately-insured people in the U.S. are covered in traditional health plans, dropping from 82% in 2010 and 84% in 2009. (
  • When you need information about insurance coverage, billing, healthcare providers or if your insurance suggests you go elsewhere. (
  • Market Share Reports, Consumer Complaint Study,Residential and Commercial Earthquake Insurance Coverage Study, Annual Report of the Commissioner, and More. (
  • Editorial Note: One of the national health objectives for the year 2000 is to achieve 60% influenza vaccination coverage in noninstitutionalized persons at high risk for complications of influenza, including those aged greater than or equal to 65 years (3). (
  • During the first year of Medicare influenza vaccine coverage, some providers reported not receiving timely information about the new benefit. (
  • If you have questions about your health insurance coverage, contact your provider. (
  • Call your health insurance company to confirm coverage and locations for a COVID-19 test. (
  • If you do not have comprehensive health plan, be sure to check with your insurance provider to understand how your coverage and cost sharing will apply. (
  • is a health economist and management consultant serving clients at the intersection of health and technology. (
  • Director, American Health Information Community, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. (
  • Receive the complimentary e-books for the first, second, and third editions with the purchase of the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition e-book. (
  • We're sorry, that page ([email protected]) was not found . (
  • This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) applications from small business concerns (SBCs) that propose to develop and disseminate evidence-based health information technology (health IT) products that have the potential to 1) prevent or reduce the risk of cancer , 2) facilitate patient-provider communication, and/or 3) improve disease outcomes. (
  • Preliminary analyses and findings presented at: Workshop on Personal Health Portfolios: Technology, Usability, and Policy. (
  • Background -Consumer satisfaction is a crucial component of health information technology (HIT) utilization, as high satisfaction is expected to increase HIT utilization among providers and to allow consumers to become full participants in their own healthcare management. (
  • This 7th survey asked questions about consumers' use of technology to engage in health-related activities. (
  • These are Brian Ahier's views and information on Healthcare, Technology and Government 2.0 and do not represent any other organization. (
  • HITSC has formed a new workgroup, the Consumer Technology Workgroup (CTWG). (
  • This reports on the national survey conducted by the California HealthCare Foundation from December 2009 through January 2010 with consumers about health information technology. (
  • This entry was posted in Health Information Technology , Health Information Technology: Mobile Health , Health Information Technology: Personal Health Records . (
  • Increasing the adoption of health information technology (IT) has the potential to not only improve quality of care, but also change the way health care is delivered. (
  • And the final discussion focused on previously identified examples and suggested pathways for greater adoption of health information technology, as well as recommendations for advancing health IT adoption through value cases. (
  • This joint effort reflects the FDA's emphasis on using innovative, technology-based strategies to carry out its foremost mission, which is to promote and to protect the public health. (
  • 2014 Sixth Ed. Now Available on Lulu***Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. (
  • We study how pricing subsidies influence the demand for information about a new preventative health technology. (
  • This report assesses the current state of health information technology adoption and implementation in Chile, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in the coming years. (
  • The presentation provided an overview of current requirements for information provision for consumers, issues with the current arrangements, a framework for considering options and potential reform options. (
  • Members discussed other current regulatory requirements for information provision for consumers ‒ premium change letters, the LHC Statement and the Private Health Insurance (PHI) Statement. (
  • A 2015 Pew Research Center Study revealed that "73% of all those ages 16 and over say libraries contribute to people finding the health information they need. (
  • Protecting and promoting the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin. (
  • The tools people are looking for must do that sorting and triaging to personalize the information so people can make as good a decision about their health care plan, provider, procedure or pill, as they do for their next washing machine. (
  • PORTLAND, Ore.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- HealthSparq today announced findings from a survey of more than 1,000 people exploring perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors around healthcare transparency efforts and the implications for health plans. (
  • In fact, 38% of people don't know whether their health plan offers transparency tools. (
  • People are eager for pricing information in healthcare and it's an area that creates so much frustration," said Mark Menton, General Manager at HealthSparq. (
  • Serving more than 80 million members across the country, we put people at the core of everything we do by conducting continuous usability testing, turning consumer research into product innovations, hosting industry panels featuring everyday people, and bringing human stories to the forefront through our #WTFix campaign. (
  • HealthSparq annual consumer sentiment benchmark report reveals people value price transparency and avoid care when cost information is limited. (
  • The idea for the conference developed out of the results of a survey conducted on behalf of the OHE by Milpro to ascertain where people obtained their health information and what impact it had on their lifestyles and attitudes to health matters. (
  • JupiterResearch analyst Monique Levy said that while use of the Internet has increased, few people use it to manage their health care on a regular basis. (
  • Endangered Species Protection Program (Pesticides) (ESPP) - a toll-free information line is provided to aid people striving to protect endangered species from harm that may result from the use of some pesticides. (
  • Online health information seeking by people with physical disabilities due to neurological conditions. (
  • People enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) are more likely than enrollees in traditional health insurance products to be cost-conscious. (
  • 45% of those in CDHPs say it was the incentive prizes that motivated them to participate in a wellness program, versus 29% of people in HDHPs and 25% of those in traditional health plans. (
  • There is a disconnect between policies that seek to encourage people to be smarter consumers and the availability of information that allows them to make the most cost-effective decisions," said Peter Ubel, MD, Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. (
  • People take herbal health food for various reasons but the misguided notion about medicinal value is gradually being corrected. (
  • Because the broad mission of public health is to fulfill society's interest in assuring conditions in which people can be healthy, the integration of new genetic information in public health research, policy, and program development is unavoidable. (
  • People with immune disorders are also at risk of oral health conditions. (
  • Regular physical activity provides important health benefits for everyone, including people with disabilities. (
  • In fact, many people who are well informed about public health, health policy, health economics, and related matters believe that we cannot expect public funding to increase or even be maintained at current levels without better documentation of the return on program investments. (
  • The risks may vary depending on the treatment being studied and the health of the people participating in the trial. (
  • Hendra virus is a public health concern because it could potentially spread, and the virus has the ability to cause disease and death in people. (
  • The Office on Women's Health manages the National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC), a "one stop shopping" resource that provides current, reliable, commercial and cost-free health information and referrals to women and health professionals. (
  • Phase I involved the development of the communication plan that identified the strategies, audiences and methods to make health professionals, the media and the American public aware of and attuned to the concept of Leading Health Indicators as a way to assess healthy practices. (
  • The survey and the subsequent Briefing (Griffin, 1994) raised a number of important issues about the role of health information, health professionals responsibilities and the needs of consumers. (
  • Only recently have some health professionals and sustainable agriculture proponents turned their attention to these factors and designed interventions that take them into account. (
  • All of the types of professionals licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs are listed on its website. (
  • For decades, NLM has been a leader in indexing, organizing, and distributing health information to health professionals. (
  • All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP. (
  • Contract writers are either healthcare professionals with experience writing for a consumer audience or hold advanced degrees in health journalism, public health, or related fields. (
  • 16% are enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs). (
  • High deductible health plans and health savings account (HSA) - The Internal Revenue Service advised that high-deductible health plans can pay for COVID-19 related testing and treatment, without jeopardizing their status. (
  • This section is followed by a set of guidelines developed for evaluating the content of health-related websites. (
  • Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. (
  • The Commission has undertaken four environmental scans to consider the content and quality of consumer information about cataract surgery, tonsillectomy in children, heavy menstrual bleeding, and birth options. (
  • Sanchez Bocanegra CL, Sevillano Ramos JL, Rizo C, Civit A, Fernandez-Luque L. HealthRecSys: A semantic content-based recommender system to complement health videos. (
  • Content is also updated continuously as important evidence that is sufficient to change consumer health information. (
  • Content in the Consumer Health falls into three categories. (
  • The Workgroup will continue its discussion on how to encourage the widespread adoption of a personal health record that is easy to use, portable, longitudinal, affordable, and consumer-centered. (
  • Tavares J, Oliveira T. Electronic Health Record Portal Adoption: a cross country analysis. (
  • Tavares J, Goulão A, Oliveira T. Electronic Health Record Portals adoption: Empirical model based on UTAUT2. (
  • HITSC is a Federal Advisory committee charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information for purposes of adoption, consistent with the implementation of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan , and in accordance by the HIT Policy Committee. (
  • On Nov. 24, Mark McClellan, Carolyn Clancy and other distinguished experts addressed current opportunities to accelerate the adoption and integration of health IT, with an emphasis on how it can lead to higher quality care at lower costs. (
  • The first panel explored how successful health IT adoption within geographic regions is allowing for the measurement of key outcomes. (
  • Five years after its adoption, the European Commission is preparing to review the controversial REACH regulation, which for the first time required chemical manufacturers to justify that their products are safe for consumers before placing them on the market. (
  • Trying to be an informed healthcare consumer in the United States is harder than you might think, according to researchers from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. (
  • Researchers found that 32 percent of American consumers-70 million adults-conducted online health searches in 2007, compared with 16 percent in 2001. (
  • Huerta TR, Hefner JL, Ford EW, McAlearney AS, Menachemi N. Hospital Website Rankings in the United States: Expanding Benchmarks and Standards for Effective Consumer Engagement. (
  • This convergence has fundamental importance for personalized health care, because of new opportunities for consumer engagement and for prevention that it presents. (
  • The 7th annual Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI)/MGA Consumer Engagement Survey finds that 7% of U.S. privately insured adults are enrolled in CDHPs, up from 5% in 2010. (
  • EBRI polled 4,703 privately insured U.S. adults ages 21-64 to probe their opinions on consumer0-driven health plans, high-deductible plans, and their impact on consumer engagement and health behaviors. (
  • Chris Wild, Senior Director of Consumer Engagement Solutions, explains how ConsumerView data can drive marketing results through customer segmentation, targeted messaging and analytics. (
  • But will that energy translate into greater engagement in their care and use of personal health records? (
  • By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016 , on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. (
  • In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency. (
  • of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women's Health Conference. (
  • If you have had or are going to have a mastectomy, you may be entitled to certain benefits under the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 (WHCRA). (
  • The NRC is supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with contributions from the National Institute on Aging, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH Office of Research on Women's Health and HHS Office on Women's Health. (
  • Members generally agreed that a core set of consistent information should be included on all providers' websites. (
  • Positive expectations regarding HIT included better accuracy and completeness of information, and improved communication and coordination between healthcare providers. (
  • A directed exchange is generally used to support coordinated care and allows health information to be securely transmitted between providers. (
  • 7 A statewide network of providers is able to query information from other participating providers in near real time and securely transfer patient information among the network as necessary. (
  • 3M™ Healthcare Transformation Suite helps healthcare payers implement and manage value-based care and population health programs collaboratively with providers. (
  • and educates area health care providers on how best to use current information systems to communicate with each other. (
  • Private or commercial managed care plans are regulated by the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC). (
  • Compliance with the consumer protections required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is enforced by Covered California, the Department of Managed Health Care and the Department of Insurance. (
  • The internal reviews within the Department of Public Health (CDPH) are by the Office of Regulations, Office of Legal Affairs, and Financial Management Branch Budget Section. (
  • In Australia, when Hendra virus disease is suspected in a horse, an inspector from the livestock health and pest authority or department of primary industries must be notified. (
  • Former and current family caregivers were on hand to deliver testimonials of their caregiving experiences and discuss the positive impacts that health promotion activities have had on their quality of life. (
  • WASHINGTON - For millions of middle-class Americans struggling to decide what to make of President Clinton's health care reform plan, perhaps the most pressing question is: How will it ensure top quality when all the emphasis seems to be on cutting costs? (
  • First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, who led the White House task force on health care reform, drew attention Friday to the new information network designed to improve and monitor the overall quality of a newly designed health care system. (
  • The President's proposals would create a seven-member National Health Board to set federal standards and oversee state implementation of health care reform. (
  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation's consumer protection agency. (
  • 3 A planned national network of such exchanges has the potential to improve the nation's overall health. (
  • You will also find information about the standards you can expect from your community pharmacy. (
  • Find a Children's Oncology Group location near you and download the Family Handbook for more information. (
  • Efforts are underway in the private and academic sectors to find news ways to apply these discoveries for the benefit of consumers. (
  • Thus, those in CDHPs and HDHPs tend to find health information in sources provided outside of their health plans. (
  • Find information on hundreds of conditions. (
  • When consumers are able to find sites that list geographically-relevant prices, they can vary widely and do not specify whether the price quoted was the consumer's out-of-pocket cost - for example, in Chicago, sites listed costs from $25-100 for a cholesterol panel, $230-1950 for a brain MRI, $875-3958 for an upper GI endoscopy and $27,000-80671 for a hip replacement. (
  • It is labor intensive to find the sites, many require subscriptions, and the reliability of the pricing information contained in the sites is difficult to assess. (
  • Yet all too often, reliable, unbiased information is hard to find and understand. (
  • We are providing additional information that you may find helpful. (
  • However, you should try to find out what they do with the information you share first. (
  • There are many ways to try and find affordable mental health care or teletherapy. (
  • Consumers need to be provided with high-quality information about the risks and benefits of all relevant treatment options in order to make decisions with their healthcare provider about what is most appropriate for their circumstances. (
  • The purpose of the scans was to identify existing high-quality consumer information about these topics, and to determine if there was a need for new material to support consumer understanding of their healthcare and treatment options. (
  • The Administration's ambitious plan to ensure high levels of quality is revealed in a near-final draft of Clinton's proposed American Health Security Act. (
  • The quality program would conduct consumer surveys to assess public satisfaction with the health plans and publish annual reports outlining the results of these and other measurements of the quality and performance of health plans, institutions and practitioners. (
  • Wang Y, Liu Z. Automatic detecting indicators for quality of health information on the Web. (
  • Conclusion- Consumer concerns focused on privacy and security of the health information, as well as the cost of implementing the technologies and the possibility of an unintended negative impact on the quality of care. (
  • Being a full-fledged, empowered consumer requires accessing useful information about plan and service offerings, quality and costs. (
  • Provides information for consumers about issues affecting the quality of dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and botanical or herbal products. (
  • We follow health plan accreditation standards of NCQA and offer you quality health plans. (
  • What's more, the use of value cases could drive practical, relevant use of health IT on a faster track, ultimately helping improve the quality of health care. (
  • Our consumer healthcare marketing data utilizes lifestyle, demographic, psychographic, and behavioral data from the highest quality sources to ensure your business is compliant with consumer privacy regulations. (
  • Health system leaders should view regular and detailed assessment of physician professional satisfaction as an invaluable early warning system for potential threats to quality and safety. (
  • No institution or agency has responsibility for determining the overall coherence of consumer food messages relative to these broader social goals of health and sustainability. (
  • This problem exists despite the emergence of "citizen-consumers" who have a broader approach to food purchasing than individual maximization. (
  • The work plan was agreed by the Working Group with the addition of the issues of provision of preferred provider information, improving as a comparator website and broader information activities around private health insurance. (
  • In this second report, the panel looks beyond measures for specific program areas to address broader data and information system issues that require attention at the federal, state, and local levels to advance the practice of performance measurement for publicly funded health programs. (
  • It is still uncertain if temporary benefits that could lead to long-term use will be damaging to people's health. (
  • We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people's health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. (
  • The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) provides objective, science-based information about a variety of pesticide-related subjects, including pesticide products, recognition and management of pesticide poisonings, toxicology, and environmental chemistry. (
  • When you're shopping for health insurance, beauty products, or other health-related goods, it pays to do some research before you spend any money. (
  • Documents that are common to the Consumer Entered Information products. (
  • Ads abound for products that claim to treat or prevent serious health conditions. (
  • Reviews of new health care products and startups. (
  • The "health factor" was born out of the claims regarding positive effects of herbs on certain body functions or structures and the general welfare of those who consume these so-called natural products. (
  • As standard bearers, we aim to keep the bar high - to show consumers the products that are the best for health, based on the latest science. (
  • Learn how the EWG VERIFIED™ mark can show consumers your brand's best products. (
  • Products cannot contain any ingredients on EWG's "Unacceptable" list, meaning ingredients with health, ecotoxicity and/or contamination concerns. (
  • For more than two decades, EWG has provided practical solutions to protect consumers from exposure to chemicals in everyday products. (
  • Mann adds that consumers should not confuse hearing aids with the personal sound amplification products (PSAPs. (
  • OHE Lunchtime Seminar: How Can We Evaluate the Cost-effectiveness of Health System Strengthening? (
  • In this paper, which builds upon earlier work by MacRae [1], we outline key short, medium and long term initiatives to facilitate the citizen-consumer phenomenon and better support consumers in their efforts to promote health and sustainability in the Canadian food system. (
  • Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. (
  • Great ideas for improving the health care system. (
  • The collection of 147 posts describes a health care system that still needs consumer scrutiny and skepticism if the goal of being a prepared patient is to be realized. (
  • The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. represents that the information provided hereunder was formulated with a reasonable standard of care, and in conformity with professional standards in the field. (
  • The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to such information and specifically disclaims all such warranties. (
  • The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. does not endorse or recommend the use of any drug. (
  • True, 37 million Americans lack health insurance. (
  • As an Oregon resident you can choose from health insurance plans offered to individuals and groups by private insurance companies. (
  • The Chair of PHMAC reinforced the Minister for Health's commitment to private health insurance reform, with a particular focus on improving value for consumers. (
  • David Salisbury spoke about findings from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report, Consumer survey - private health insurance , including that 81 per cent of survey respondents hadn't read a Standard Information Statement (SIS) after policy purchase. (
  • Christopher Zinn, Chief Executive Officer, Private Health Insurance Intermediaries Association (PHIIA) delivered a presentation on what intermediaries are, PHIIA's role as the industry peak body and perceived benefits to consumers of using an intermediary. (
  • The Working Group discussed different channels for communicating with consumers and proposed pathways to guide consumers through the private health insurance journey, with clearer roles for all groups. (
  • It's providing better information upfront,' says Sandy Praeger, Kansas insurance commissioner. (
  • The regulations would require insurance companies to present information in a standardized format. (
  • Furthermore, CDHP members are also more likely to use wellness programs offered by their employers, and are offered "carrots" to participate in them in the forms of financial rewards and other incentives, as well as reduced health care insurance premiums. (
  • HealthCompare, a nationally recognized health insurance comparison site, to release information for education via new media outlet: ebooks. (
  • Health insurance comparison site, HealthCompare , will release ebooks as the next step on their path to American health insurance consumer education. (
  • Seeing a large discrepancy in health insurance policy effectiveness and consumer education, HealthCompare began asking site visitors to understand their health insurance needs before seeking policy options. (
  • Are there any other health insurance options for the shopper, such as spouse or parent plan? (
  • Health insurance costs are much more involved than mere premiums and buyers must carefully consider all out of pocket expenses to understand what their policies will ultimately cost them. (
  • This virtual viewing room allows you to see insurance company rate filings, examination reports, and related information. (
  • Below are links to commonly requested forms and general information from insurance carriers. (
  • Several health insurance companies reached an agreement with the state to waive co-payments, co-insurance, and deductibles for COVID-19 testing. (
  • Review the frequently asked questions below about the health insurance order for more information. (
  • Several health insurance companies reached an agreement with the state to waive these fees. (
  • There are several types of health insurance. (
  • How does the agreement to waive COVID-19 related fees apply to different types of health insurance? (
  • Health-sharing ministry - This health benefit is not insurance and does not have the same requirements of a fully-insured health insurance plan. (
  • Does my health insurance pay for treatment if I test positive for the coronavirus? (
  • A typical comprehensive health insurance plan covers medically necessary treatments. (
  • Oregon Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) also provides free information and assistance at 800-722-4134 (toll-free) or visit (
  • Offers links to topic pages on issues that affect your health, such as fitness, nutrition, mental health and drugs. (
  • Links to information on men's health issues such as diet and overweight, prostate cancer, sexual health and mental health. (
  • The National Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential referrals and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, treatment, and recovery in English and Spanish. (
  • There are many kinds of mental health apps. (
  • While it's common, it might not be what you expect from an app focused on mental health. (
  • But they may let other companies know you're using mental health apps. (
  • If you're using a mental health app, be sure it's clear about who will be administering your care," said Germain. (
  • In 2013, the Pew Research Internet Project reported that "59% of U.S. adults say they have looked online for information about a range of health topics in the past year. (
  • Phase II included the conceptualization and prototyping of the following: a "brand" for the Leading Health Indicators, an annual report on the health of the nation, a national summit on prevention, regional meetings on prevention topics, possible baseline knowledge questions about the LHIs, and a qualitative research repository to enhance knowledge of how to communicate effectively with the public. (
  • The Working Group discussed the potential for developing an overall education strategy for consumers to include key messages on topics such as Lifetime Health Cover (LHC), product design, what the different levels of cover mean, what community rating is and how it works. (
  • Also includes opinion polls on health care topics. (
  • Provides information on a range of topics of interest to consumers such as food additives, chemicals in food, GM foods, food safety, labelling and nutrition. (
  • Information is provided on the common drugs of abuse and a variety of topics related to drug abuse and addiction. (
  • This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. (
  • Sign up to get the latest information about your choice of CMS topics in your inbox. (
  • Beginning in August, titles will be released weekly and will cover topics that speak to consumers in every stage of life. (
  • This section focuses on topics related to human or animal health, and medicine. (
  • Applied to improving patient outcomes and population health. (
  • Knowing the disparities in treatment and outcomes and tracking them by patient and physician are the first steps to optimizing treatment, reducing waste and improving patient health. (
  • The study also found that most consumers who researched health concerns reported positive outcomes. (
  • Selecting the right questions requires an understanding-still limited in some fields-of the often complex relationships between program activities and health outcomes. (
  • Because of the difficulty in locating information about the public's interest in and knowledge of prevention, ODPHP identified the concept of a qualitative research repository as worth further prototyping and evaluation. (
  • This year's research makes it clear health plans need to go beyond mandate minimums to deliver what their members really want - which is personalized information and guidance. (
  • Street AF, Swift K, Annells M, Woodruff R, Gliddon T, Oakley A, Ottman G. Developing a web-based information resource for palliative care: an action-research inspired approach. (
  • Aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. (
  • Research continues if only to determine the real causes and effects of herbal health food. (
  • EWG VERIFIED™ aims to be the gold standard in the health and wellness space, and EWG will continue to produce research on the diaper industry and the use of diapers on children's health. (
  • However, recent scientific research suggests that the ingredients and materials used to make the diapers may be just as important, if not more so, since these elements could affect a child's health. (
  • The information is usually used for advertising and business research. (
  • Richard Campanelli, J.D., counselor to the Secretary of HHS for Science and Public Health, welcomed the participants to the meeting and described the vision for personalized health care. (
  • In addition, WebMD will bring the FDA public health alerts to all WebMD registered users and site visitors that request them. (
  • In anticipation of the expected growth at the interface of genetics and public health, this book delineates a framework for the integration of advances in human genetics into public health practice. (
  • Citizens expect that the public health agency charged with ensuring that food is safe and properly labeled will respond to their valid food safety concerns in a timely manner, especially when the health of some of the most vulnerable members of our community-infants and children-is at risk. (
  • The Panel on Performance Measures and Data for Public Health Performance Partnership Grants was assembled in fall 1995 to assess the state of the art in performance measurement for program areas covered by the specified block grants and to recommend steps toward improving performance measures and performance measurement for health-related programs. (
  • That PPG proposal was, however, a reflection of a more general interest in performance measurement that is evidenced by parallel developments in public health, health care, and public policy. (
  • A diaper bearing the EWG VERIFIED mark has met the highest standards created in the interest of public health. (
  • The survey found divergent views among American consumers relative to the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon, in which smart devices, sensors or computer systems connect and exchange information with one another using the internet. (
  • The number one killer in Europe, cardiovascular disease, is set to become an even greater burden on the already recession-hit continent's health systems. (
  • This project will examine the health information needs of older adults to inform the design of systems to support their health and independence. (
  • The possibility that the Supreme Court will strike down all or part of the Affordable Care Act has given new life to Republican calls to put market mechanisms to work in holding down health care costs. (
  • Four years ago, I began writing Prepared Patient posts that dissected the health care marketplace, questioned health care's conventional wisdom and assumptions, and uncovered contradictions in the Affordable Care Act and consumer-is-king theories of health care. (
  • Within this subgroup, the most popular apps for health-related activities are nutrition information (just under 30%), general health information (about 27% overall), weight management (one-fourth), and exercise programs (about one-quarter). (
  • CSIRO diet and lifestyle programs cater to a range of needs including general weight loss, heart health, children's wellbeing and type 2 diabetes. (
  • to meet the demand of today's consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. (
  • Today's consumers are the center of the healthcare transformation. (
  • At the same time, many commercial websites have valuable and credible information. (
  • WebMD, which attracts nearly 50 million unique visitors each month, provides consumers with credible and timely health news and information. (
  • This may give you further insights on the credibility of information published on the site. (
  • Includes information on how to determine if a site is legitimate, how to spot health fraud, and how to report fraudulent sites. (
  • The Truven Health Analytics Health Education Library delivers a complete collection of consumer-focused health information for your Web site, portal, or kiosk. (
  • We invite you to visit either site for even MORE health related news! (
  • Do Report Cards Tell Consumers Anything They Don't Already Know? (
  • The pharmacist then talks with the consumer in their home and provides a written report back to their GP and if appropriate, the consumer's community pharmacy. (
  • This report looks at the state's current health reporting landscape. (
  • Ultimately, consumers want control over what, where, when and with whom they share their data via IoT - and the right to decide if the reason for the data to be shared is compelling enough," the survey report authors wrote. (
  • Report of WHO interregional workshop on the use of traditional medicine in primary health care, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 23-26 August 2007. (
  • The annual security report below provides crime statistics for our campus as well as other important safety information for students. (
  • This report on medications is for your information only, and is not considered individual patient advice. (
  • Information regarding graduation rates and academic success rates for CSUSM student-athletes in included in the Athletics Academic Success Rate Report . (
  • The Annual Security Report (Clery Report) is intended to inform the public of information about crime on and around campus, efforts to improve campus safety, and university policies. (
  • The Initiative is aimed at helping to achieve a new paradigm for health care in which interventions may be better tailored to each individual based on his or her unique gene-based characteristics. (
  • The idea is that over-65 consumers, who would still have the option of remaining in traditional fee-for-service Medicare, would drive down costs by forcing the plans to compete for their business by offering lower-cost alternatives. (
  • For more information on Medicare and the coronavirus, read the novel coronavirus Medicare fact sheet . (
  • Texas laws also address some of the privacy issues which arise in the handling of health information in civil and criminal court proceedings. (
  • Literature Review in Computational Linguistics Issues in the Developing Field of Consumer Informatics: Finding the Right Information for Consumer's Health Information Need. (
  • Antimicrobial Information Hotline - provides direct answers to questions concerning current antimicrobial issues. (
  • The information provided can cover issues relevant to any or all antimicrobial pesticides including health & safety issues, registration and reregistration issues, as well as information on pesticide laws, rules, and regulations relating to antimicrobials. (
  • Explores the technological and legal issues involved in ensuring consumers' rights to electronic information entrusted to a third-party custodian. (
  • The Secretariat provided a presentation outlining the main issues on information provision for consumers. (
  • During NCPW, we join our partners to bring you information and advice on scams, identity theft, and other consumer protection issues. (
  • Australia's health 2014 combines analytical feature articles on highly topical health issues with short statistical snapshots. (
  • Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. (
  • The privacy issues around data flowing out of credit card swipes, social network check-ins, digital health trackers' apps and smartphone GPS geo-location functions are thorny, especially for health - where HIPAA protections don't extend. (
  • These are all issues a hearing health care professional will work through with you. (
  • Information relating to licensing and background issues. (
  • The agency also wants consumers to take precautions to ensure that children and pets do not make contact with skin where Evamist has been sprayed. (
  • This workshop was aimed at enabling various stakeholders to share differing perspectives and discuss alternatives for helping consumers make informed use of genome-based health information, both now and in the future. (
  • If you're like some of us here at the Consumer Blog, even though you make a list of things to pack when you go on vacation, you may accidentally leave something behind. (
  • Make value-based health care a reality. (
  • The project is structured as a concerted action by 23 countries of central and eastern Europe (‎CCEE)‎ and the newly independent states (‎NIS)‎ to investigate the feasibility and applicability of the network, which would link national health databases and make the data easily accessible to national and international users. (
  • The plaintiffs' petition asks for regulations that would require package labeling and clear point-of-sale charts at grocery stores and fish markets to enable consumers to make healthier seafood choices that maximize the benefits of eating seafood while reducing the risk of mercury exposure. (
  • See a summary of the data on national health spending in this quick reference guide. (
  • There was significant discussion about using the data provided in the SIS in other formats that could be tailored to suit consumers' individual needs. (
  • While negative perceptions present barriers for potential patient acceptance, benefits such as speed and convenience, patient oversight of health data, and safety improvements may counterbalance these concerns. (
  • Additionally, NeHII can connect pharmacy, laboratory, and insurer data to a physician's EHR, allowing prescribers to view patient laboratory results, medication histories, and formulary information from multiple sources. (
  • The study findings reveal that U.S. consumers' support for sharing personal data via smart devices varies widely depending on why and by whom the data is collected, how it is to be used and whether the individual can control when and if the data is shared. (
  • Is your health plan data-driven or information-driven? (
  • Data driven analysis of health care trends. (
  • Infographics strip all of that away and layout information in colors, images, and data so the reader can easily understand what's being displayed. (
  • What companies tell you about what they do with your data is often pretty vague and confusing and it's usually buried in privacy policies," said Thomas Germain, Tech Editor at Consumer Reports. (
  • While these apps did not share extremely private information, CR says you should know when and if your data is being shared. (
  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Records, reports and information, regardless of the source, that are provided to health authorities and health departments and relate to cases or suspected cases of disease or health conditions must be kept confidential (TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Test results for HIV and AIDS are also confidential (TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Texas Cancer Incidence Reporting Act, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Occupational Condition Reporting Act, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Reports of Childhood Lead Poisoning, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. (
  • Awareness of health, safety and security on the Onondaga Community College campus is important for all students. (
  • As noted in the TGA's previous safety advisory for Cereform gel-filled breast implants , information from the ANSM stated that the French recall was undertaken because of regulatory non-compliance and that it had not identified a health risk associated with this issue. (
  • Caroline Smith DeWaal, Food Safety Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, commented: "Consumers deserve to have the information they need to enjoy heart-healthy seafood while avoiding dangerous mercury-particularly if they are pregnant or feeding young children. (
  • The Chair of PHMAC gave the Working Group an overview of the work PHMAC is currently undertaking in other areas of private health reform. (
  • You have the right to privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. (
  • Unless you otherwise consent, your personal privacy will be maintained, and your personal health and other information will be properly handled. (
  • Shin D, Biocca F. Health experience model of personal informatics: The case of a quantified self. (
  • We used the 2007 Health Information and National Trends Survey (HINTS) to examine Internet users aged 18 or older who reported at least one non-emergency room health care visit in the 12 months prior to the survey (n=3,553), to examine the characteristics of those tracking their personal health information online. (
  • 574 (15%) respondents reported tracking personal health information online. (
  • Objective -The primary objective of this pilot study was to identify consumer perspectives on health information technologies including health information exchange (HIE), e-prescribing (e-Rx), and personal health records (PHRs). (
  • The next most motivating incentives were reduced premiums (another financial carrot), cited by 42% of CDHP members, and the wish to improve personal health, cited by 41% of CDHP enrollees. (
  • Personal health summary documents allow individuals to store information as part of their digital health record. (
  • Personal health notes allow individuals to record health-related notes in their digital health record. (
  • The consumer enters their Personal Health Notes through the Consumer Portal. (
  • The Consumer Portal uploads the Personal Health Notes to the consumer's My Health Record. (
  • That is, the Personal Health Summary is one document that the individual amends and uploads to the My Health Record. (
  • If your browser is in Private mode, pages that use personal or geographic information may not work. (