The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
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 for the delivery of drugs to target sites of pharmacological actions. Technologies employed include those concerning drug preparation, route of administration, site targeting, metabolism, and toxicity.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
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.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
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.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
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.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
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 promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
The status of health in rural populations.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
The status of health in urban populations.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
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.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
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)
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
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.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
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.
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.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Forms to which substances are incorporated to improve the delivery and the effectiveness of drugs. Drug carriers are used in drug-delivery systems such as the controlled-release technology to prolong in vivo drug actions, decrease drug metabolism, and reduce drug toxicity. Carriers are also used in designs to increase the effectiveness of drug delivery to the target sites of pharmacological actions. Liposomes, albumin microspheres, soluble synthetic polymers, DNA complexes, protein-drug conjugates, and carrier erythrocytes among others have been employed as biodegradable drug carriers.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.
Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
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.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
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.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.
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.
Nanometer-sized particles that are nanoscale in three dimensions. They include nanocrystaline materials; NANOCAPSULES; METAL NANOPARTICLES; DENDRIMERS, and QUANTUM DOTS. The uses of nanoparticles include DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS and cancer targeting and imaging.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
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.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
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.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
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.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
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.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
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)
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Techniques and strategies which include the use of coding sequences and other conventional or radical means to transform or modify cells for the purpose of treating or reversing disease conditions.
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.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
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)
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
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.
A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
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.
Relating to the size of solids.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
The practice of nursing in the work environment.
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)
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The 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.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.
All organized methods of funding.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
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.
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
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 (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
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.
Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Health care provided to individuals.
Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Strongly cationic polymer that binds to certain proteins; used as a marker in immunology, to precipitate and purify enzymes and lipids. Synonyms: aziridine polymer; Epamine; Epomine; ethylenimine polymer; Montrek; PEI; Polymin(e).

Good health care: patient and professional perspectives. (1/4815)

Many health needs assessment exercises are professionally led, employing complex epidemiological methods. An alternative method that gives valuable information about patient preferences is a forced-choice questionnaire, which this study used in five practices in the West of Scotland. In each practice, patient-centred care was the most highly valued attribute of service provision.  (+info)

The use of targets to improve the performance of health care providers: a discussion of government policy. (2/4815)

The aim of this discussion paper is to examine the advantages and drawbacks of employing targets, or performance indicators, to improve the performance of those delivering health care services. The paper is based on an examination of two target-setting policies initiated by Government: the 1992 Health of the Nation strategy and the 1990 General Practitioners' Contract. It is argued that the introduction of both the General Practitioners' Contract and the Health of the Nation have indeed been accompanied by improvements in performance, however, there are a number of problems with targets. They tend to focus on those things that are most easily measured, and they may foster complacency on the part of providers who have already achieved upper target limits, and defensiveness on the part of those performing badly. National targets may skew local priorities; they may also be unrealistic and unattainable for particular, less privileged population groups. They may serve to widen inequalities in health, and can exacerbate the 'inverse care law' by encouraging providers to direct their efforts at the more advantaged sections of society, where such efforts are more likely to pay off in terms of overall improvements in the target level achieved. Finally, the achievement of some targets will not necessarily result in better health outcomes. The paper concludes that a target-setting approach to improving the quality of care must be based on the use of appropriate indicators, and must take account of differences between more and less advantaged sections of society.  (+info)

Rider injury rates and emergency medical services at equestrian events. (3/4815)

BACKGROUND: Horse riding is a hazardous pastime, with a number of studies documenting high rates of injury and death among horse riders in general. This study focuses on the injury experience of cross country event riders, a high risk subset of horse riders. METHOD: Injury data were collected at a series of 35 equestrian events in South Australia from 1990 to 1998. RESULTS: Injury rates were found to be especially high among event riders, with frequent falls, injuries, and even deaths. The highest injury rates were among the riders competing at the highest levels. CONCLUSION: There is a need for skilled emergency medical services at equestrian events.  (+info)

Patterns of care and survival for adolescents and young adults with acute leukaemia--a population-based study. (4/4815)

We report a population-based study of patterns of care and survival for people with acute leukaemia diagnosed at age 15-29 years during 1984-94 in regions of England and Wales covered by specialist leukaemia registries. There were 879 patients: 417 with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and 462 with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). For ALL, actuarial survival rates were 43% at 5 years after diagnosis and 37% at 10 years. Survival improved significantly between 1984-88 and 1989-94 for those aged 15-19 at diagnosis. Patients entered in national clinical trials and those not entered had similar survival rates. Survival rates were similar at teaching and non-teaching hospitals and at hospitals treating different numbers of study patients per year. For AML, survival rates were 42% at 5 years after diagnosis and 39% at 10 years. Survival improved significantly between 1984-88 and 1989-94. Patients entered in the Medical Research Council AML10 trial had a higher survival rate than those who were in the earlier AML9 trial. Survival did not vary with category of hospital. We conclude that survival has improved for adolescents and young adults with acute leukaemia but that there is at present no evidence that centralized treatment results in a survival benefit for patients in this age group.  (+info)

Where do people go for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases? (5/4815)

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

The just provision of health care: a reply to Elizabeth Telfer. (6/4815)

Dr Hillel Steiner in this reply to Elizabeth Telfer takes each of her arguments for different arrangements of a health service and examines them--'four positions which can be located on a linear ideological spectrum'--and adds a fifth which could have the effect of 'turning the alleged linear spectrum into a circle'. Underlying both Elizabeth Telfer's article and Dr Steiner's reply, the base is inescapably a 'political' one, but cannot be abandoned in favour of purely philosophical concepts. Whatever the attitude of mind of the reader of these two papers to the provision of a health service, the stimulus to more careful assessments of our own National Health Service and its problems can only be good.  (+info)

The present state and future prospects of occupational health in Bangladesh. (7/4815)

Bangladesh is a relatively young and developing country. At the present time, like in most developing countries, a clear demarcation between occupational health care and general medical care is difficult to be recognized in Bangladesh. Occupational health is a fairly new field, as the country is undergoing industrialization and occupational health activities are operated by several ministries, such as Labour, Health, Industry and Transport. Legal foundations of the occupational health-care system based on British India and Pakistani era, were adopted and amended by the Government of Bangladesh after the liberation of the country in 1971. Most of the Labour laws have been rectified by the Government of Bangladesh according to the ILO Conventions. Reconsideration of the occupational health service system avoiding duplication for the 'occupational health' component in several ministries might be helpful to achieve the successful provision of an occupational health service in the developing Bangladesh.  (+info)

Canada's "disasters-R-us" medical platoon a hit in Honduras. (8/4815)

The Canadian Forces Disaster Assistance Response Team did not take long to adapt to the medical needs of 90,000 survivors of Hurricane Mitch last November.  (+info)

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Launching the project on the theme Tackling Accountable REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Delivery through strengthened Advocacy, Alhaji Fuisine commended ISODEC for the initiative and urged the people in the beneficiary district to take advantage of the project to enhance their health status.. He said, the project is in line with the Government commitment in providing access to health care for the people in rural communities and therefore, health workers should help in tackling the health issues of the people.. Speaking at the launch, Professor Saa Dittoh, Board Member of ISODEC t said, the two-year project is a web-based complaints and resolution tracking system, which seeks to improve quality, transparency and accountability in the health delivery system and the beneficiary districts include Bawku West, munduri, East Gonja, Bunkpurugu, Yunyoo and Bolgatanga.. The primary aim of the project is to strengthen the capacity of citizens to demand quality, accessible and transparent services and also empower ...
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http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/422579-global-it-spending-in-remote-healthcare-delivery-market-2015-2019.html. According to the Global IT Spending in Remote Healthcare Delivery Market 2015 - 2019 report, there is a shortage of physicians and doctor across the globe. Rural populations have limited access to healthcare, and healthcare professionals often opt to work in urban rather than rural ones. However, telehealth and mHealth are the two emerging healthcare delivery solutions that can mitigate the effects of the low physician-to-patient ratio in remote areas, which will contribute to their high adoption rate during the forecast period.. Further, the report states that many healthcare providers in developing economies have adopted telehealth strategies, but these pilot projects have failed due to poor network connectivity, unreliable equipment, and lack of bandwidth availability.. The following companies are the key players in the Global IT Spending in Remote Healthcare Delivery Market: ...
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Health Systems underpinning philosophy is that health and healthcare systems are characterized by complexity and interconnectedness, where everything affects everything else. Thus, problems in healthcare need to be viewed holistically as an integrated system of multiple components (people, organizations, technology and resources) and perspectives. The journal sees the systems approach to be widely applicable to all areas of health and healthcare delivery, including public health, hospitals, primary care, telemedicine, disparities, and community health.. The principal aim of Health Systems is to bring together critical disciplines that have proved themselves already in health, and to leverage these contributions by providing a forum that brings together diverse viewpoints and research approaches (qualitative, quantitative, and conceptual). The journal welcomes innovative interdisciplinary work, as well as submissions from a wide range of disciplines and sub-disciplines including (but not ...
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The Health System Measurement Project tracks government data on critical US health system indicators. The project focuses on 10 critical dimensions of the ever-changing health care system and the availability, quality, and cost of care, in addition to the overall health of Americans. The project examines the evolution of these aspects of the system over time and assesses the status of the dimensions of the system with respect to subgroups of the population, with a particular emphasis on vulnerable populations. An All Measures page lists every measure available in the system. Users can browse measures by population characteristics, by an alphabetic index, or by the audience the data might interest.. Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the project aims to ensure a robust monitoring system through which people inside and outside the government can assess how the health care system is doing and identify areas that need improvement. One important purpose of the project is ...
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The provision of health care services is an important proviso in every society and the nation at large. It is against this background that every government in an attempt to safeguard the life of its citizenry ensures that health care services are readily available Help Healthy. What would become of a society or nation with a population of ill health? What becomes of the productive manpower?. There are dire consequences for a nation that relegates healthcare delivery to the background. Productivity is not only affected but such a society or nation stands a greater probability of extinction since mortality rate will increase astronomically.. The people of Afram Plains [an agrarian community] have not been left out of the share of this national cake-health care services. There are hospitals, clinics and CHPS compounds in almost every major town in this part of the countryside.. But what has become of the culture of healthcare delivery by healthcare professionals in these hospitals, clinics and CHPS ...
The HS as a whole and the health services themselves have the responsibility to be accountable towards the population. Any health provider is accountable to his patients, for the services that he provides or does not provide. Since this relationship is characterised by a high degree of information asymmetry and power imbalance, there should be systems in place to correct this imbalance and to enable the patients to claim their rights. This is a function of governance. However, the accountability of health providers goes beyond individual patients; health care organisations are supposed to be accountable to the population they serve. Various structures exist to create channels for this accountability. The classical participation structures such as health committees have had different degrees of success. The introduction of third party payer arrangements has also resulted in institutional mechanisms for control, which can include procedures for users to hold the provider accountable. New ...
Organizations such as Ochsner Health System are using remote monitoring devices to provide timely interventions and ongoing assessments of conditions.
As the group of eight leading industrialised nations (G8) meets for its summit at Gleneagles, Scotland, next week Africa is at a crossroads. It faces a double edged crisis: its healthcare workforce is rapidly depleting, and its health systems are weak, fragile, and hanging on a precipice. A direct consequence of this is that the indicators for health development in the continent are dismal. About one in six African children die before their fifth birthday, with half of these dying from diseases preventable by vaccines; and one woman dies every two minutes from complications of pregnancy and delivery.1 From all such indications and current evidence, it would appear that very few countries in the continent will achieve the millennium development goals.2 The goal to reduce deaths among children aged under 5 (figure) is just one example. ...
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Whereas MU initiatives got the big budgets, analytics is still stuck in a holding pattern for many organizations. But it doesnt have to be the case, says Dan Kinsella, who says that if health systems are going to thrive, big data must be a bigger priority.
As financial and regulatory pressures intensify, large health systems are looking for ways to reduce costs and optimize the revenue cycle. But for many providers, accounts-receivable operations are costly and chronically underperforming. Often times, EHR and technology platforms lack the very tools needed to address the problem ...
The COVID-19 epidemic has already spread to more than 100 countries around the world. These include countries whose health systems are fragile and where MSF teams have a long-standing presence, as well as regions such as Europe, where the capacities are more robust but where the epidemic is parti ...
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The Triple Aim-enhancing patient experience, improving population health, and reducing costs-is widely accepted as a compass to optimize health system performance. Yet physicians and other members of the health care workforce report widespread burnout and dissatisfaction. Burnout is associated with …
Co-hosted by the Center for the Business of Health, the Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Club, and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the 2019 UNC Business of Healthcare Conference brings together innovators, educators, industry leaders, and top policy experts to consider how we can improve the care experience, increase access, reduce costs and improve overall healthcare delivery. The goal is for each participant to leave with a greater understanding of how interdisciplinary leaders and students across healthcare can work to solve some of our most complex and pressing issues. Learn more and register. 9th Annual Business of Healthcare Conference - Read More… ...
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On November 30, 2017, CIHI updated 22 indicators and 18 contextual measures in Your Health System: In Brief and In Depth and/or in the Health Indicators e-Publication; details are in the following table. Metadata for all indicators is available in CIHIs Indicator Library.
A new survey indicates that small hospitals expect bigger hospitals to lead the drive toward a new health delivery model, where clinically integrated networks will provide care and insure the patients receiving it.. The survey, from the New York-based consultancy firm, Kurt Salmon, discovered that 77 percent of respondents see clinical integration initiatives occurring in their markets. Eighty-one percent of the community hospital executives surveyed said they believe clinically integrated networks will develop their own insurance product or develop one through collaboration with a payer.. The survey also revealed that most are under the belief that large health systems and hospitals will develop clinically integrated networks. Only 18.5 percent of respondents believed hospitals with under 300 beds could build one, while 61 percent see large regional health systems in their markets positioning themselves to own the entire integrated care continuum. Large, urban hospitals are three times more ...
With the SPARK 2015 program, the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) seeks to provide investigators with catalytic funding which will enable them to initiate novel, high-impact, highly-innovative and early-stage projects in the genomic sciences with a focus on disruptive innovations.. The overall goal of the SPARK 2015 program is to catalyze new research directions and increase the competitiveness of Ontario research and its life sciences sector. The major objective of SPARK 2015 is to support the development of disruptive innovations using genomics, which can come in the form of a new technology or the use of an existing technology to: displace a currently-used technology or to transform or create a new market. SPARK 2015 is intended to encourage collaboration between different fields and disciplines and will likely appeal to those who embrace the inter-disciplinary approach.. ...
Health systems research aims to understand the governance of health systems (i.e. how health systems function and perform and how their actors interact with each other). This can be achieved by applying innovative methodologies and concepts that are going to capture the complexity and dynamics of health systems when they are affected by shocks. The capacity of health systems to adapt to shocks (i.e. the resilience of health systems) is a new area of investigation. Social network analysis is a great avenue that can help measure the properties of systems and analyse the relationships between its actors and between the structure of a health system and the performance of a health system. A new conceptual framework is presented to define the governance of health systems using a resilience perspective.
The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of health care systems in Europe.. Read more ...
Hospitals and health systems are striving to get to that second curve - where outcomes and value trump volume. Leaders at Iowa Health System are fully embracing the new paradigm, adopting a physician-driven, patient-centered care delivery model. We recently spoke with their CMO and CEO about the transformation. Running time: 8:05.
Set in Neno District, Malawi from 2007-2012, the case focuses on the economic impact of investing in health care infrastructure. It examines management decisions that leaders of Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU) and its founding organization-Partners In Health (PIH)-made as they supported the Government of Malawi in building a hospital and scaling up the delivery of APZU clinical and social programs across Neno district. The case highlights how a non-governmental organization can navigate the politics and local culture to improve Malawis health care system in close partnership with a strong, protocol-driven government. The case begins with Ophelia Dahl, co-founder and executive director of Partners In Health, reflecting on her December 2011 trip to Neno, nearly four years after her first visit. She observed signs of progress unrelated to health-bank branches had opened in town, a new road had been built, and the market had expanded dramatically. Ultimately, the case explores what this demonstrates ...
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This study focused on electronic health records (EHRs) and information systems used to exchange clinical information across providers. The only clinical information systems that were identified that exchanged information across settings that include PAC/LTC providers were health delivery systems that were highly integrated either because of their geographic location (large, rural health systems) or financial structure.
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Two of the most important health policy trends of the twenty first century are the emphasis on integrated care and the focus on establishing policy frameworks for improving health outcomes. Although there are important connections between these developments, they have taken place largely independently of each other. The focus on health care integration has been on service design, organisational collaboration and alignment of funding mechanisms at the local and jurisdictional level. At around the same time, considerable interest in the measurement and monitoring of health outcomes has been driven by international organisations and researchers seeking to compare health system performance internationally. This also draws on concerted efforts to understand how changes in population health outcomes are attributable to health system activities [1]. Over recent years, this interest in health system improvement or performance is beginning to influence national health policy settings, particularly as it ...
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Tuberculosis (TB) is highly infectious and one of the leading killers globally. Several studies from sub-Saharan Africa highlight health systems challenges that affect ability to cope with existing disease burden, including TB, although most of these employ survey-type approaches. Consequently, few address community or patient perspectives and experiences. At the same time, understanding of the mechanisms by which the health systems challenges translate into seeking or avoidance of formal health care remains limited. This paper applies the notion of human agency to examine the ways people who have symptoms suggestive of TB respond to and deal with the symptoms vis-à-vis major challenges inherent within health delivery systems. Empirical data were drawn from a qualitative study exploring the ways in which notions of masculinity affect engagement with care, including mens well-documented tendency to delay in seeking care for TB symptoms. The study was carried out in three high-density locales of ...
The Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance for Low-Income Populations, 2013, finds wide gaps by income in access to care, quality of care received, and health outcomes in all states, and major differences between states in health system performance for people with below-average incomes. The Affordable Care Act provides state and local leaders with unprecedented opportunity along with new tools and resources to raise the standard for everyone and to begin to close the geographic and income divide. This issue brief reviews provisions of the law that have the potential to benefit low- and modest-income individuals, including those that expand health insurance coverage; strengthen primary care and improve care coordination; bolster the capacity of providers serving low-income communities; move toward greater accountability for the quality and cost of care; and invest in public health. It concludes by highlighting some of the challenges that lie ahead.. ...
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Artificial and augmented intelligence are already helping healthcare improve clinically, operationally and financially-and there is extraordinary room for growth. Success starts with leadership, vision and investment and leaders tell us they have all of the above. Here are the top 7 survey findings.. 01 C-level healthcare leaders are leading the charge to AI. AI has earned the attention of the C-suite, with 40% of survey respondents saying their strategy is coming from the top down. Chief information officers are most often managing AI across the healthcare enterprise (27%).. 02 AI has moved into the mainstream. The future is now. Its here. Health systems are hiring data scientists and spending on AI and infrastructure. Some 40% of respondents are using AI, with 50% using between one and 10 apps.. 03 Health systems are committed to investing in AI. 93% of respondents agree AI is absolutely essential, very important or important to their strategy. There is great willingness to take advantage of ...
This course focuses on the nurses role in guiding persons with chronic illness and their families through the health care experience. The course builds upon the RN students knowledge from nursing theory, clinical practice, and research that supports a holistic perspective of the experience of chronic illness. Selected concepts of chronic illness such as quality of life, altered mobility, sexuality, body image, stigma, social isolation, compliance and chronic pain are the foundation knowledge for promoting health within the chronic illness experience. The challenges placed on chronically ill adults and their families in negotiating for care within the health delivery system are explored as they relate to patient outcomes. ANA (2010) Scope and Standards of Practice guides nursing care as well as the AACN 2008 Baccalaureate Essentials.. ...
Health care quality and patient safety are deeply connected. Both are central to ODPHPs mission and efforts to improve the health of all Americans.. Health care quality is a broad term that encompasses many aspects of patient care. Quality health care is care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.1. Patient safety is an important aspect of health care quality and a key priority for ODPHP. To ensure patient safety, health care systems must strive to prevent errors, learn from the errors that do occur, and create a culture of safety that involves health care professionals, organizations, and patients.2 ...
HSM694: Global Health is offered online by Keiser University School of Graduate Studies. This course provides an introduction to global health systems and disease. Health systems by country and the factors contributing to health delivery and health disparities in global populations are analyzed. Concepts of resource allocation, rights to healthcare, and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts are presented. The challenges and opportunities in the U.S. and comparative global challenges and opportunities are addressed.
BACKGROUND: China is experiencing major medical education reforms that include establishing national training standards, standards for health professionals, and advanced health delivery system requirements. Graduate medical education (GME) is being piloted as a merger of Doctor of Medicine (MD) with PhD programs to improve academic research and clinical training. However, the academic degree-centred system has led to a preoccupation with research rather than clinical training. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of quality information regarding the clinical training of MD graduates from Chinese medical schools. To fill this gap, this general investigation aims to provide the perspective of recent MD graduates in China for the different subspecialties of clinical training as experienced in different contexts. METHODS: There were 432 MD graduates who participated in an online survey regarding their clinical training. Information collected included overall satisfaction, educational supervision, ...
Ive been struggling with how to handle Health Affairs new study Measuring the Health of Nations. Its the sort of report whose conclusions are easy to summarize but whose import is hard to accurately convey. The short version is that our health system is killing people. And not just a couple. Hundreds of thousands. The researchers examined amenable mortality -- deaths from certain causes that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care -- in a variety of OECD countries. In English, it assessed how effective health systems are at reaching the sick. The conditions under examination are lethal if not treated, but the afflicted can be saved, and even healed, if given timely care. The researchers examined this same group of conditions in 1998. Then, we performed poorly, but not catastrophically so. Our amenable mortality rates were about 8 percent above the average, and 50 percent above the French, but we were not the worst. Comparatively speaking, we were 15th out of ...
Empowered patients bridging the gap between business as usual and commitment to a culture of universal quality and safety in healthcare delivery.. Medical errors happen everyday, many of which might never be known beyond an inner medical circle. Εven if patients note errors, omissions, bad practices, they have very few possibilities to influence a culture change in quality of healthcare delivery, said Kathi Apostolidis at a recent healthcare conference in Chania, Crete.. Kathi Apostolidis, ECPC Vice-President was an invited speaker at the Congress organized by the Directorate of Quality of Healthcare of the Greek Ministry of Health, that was held in Chania, Crete on September 26-29, 2013.. Kathi believes that quality in healthcare is a matter of culture and such it should start very early and long before both health care professionals and patients pass the entrance door of the hospital. She also noted that patients should be empowered by their physicians to be conscious of rules of patient ...
Slaying poverty and inequality are the twin pillars of public health. Thus the good public health practitioner must formulate and design health policies to underpin mechanisms to redistribute resources more fairly. On the evidence available, universal, non-selective health systems are the surest means to this end. However, new and powerful commercial interests in the public health field have resulted in the introduction of market-based reforms in many countries health systems ...
Data linkage is a process of linking information from people held in different data collections together to create a study dataset that contains information about a person, group or population that is relevant to specific health conditions, treatments or outcomes. For example, to identify modifiable risk factors for birth outcomes, or to compare differences in outcomes for diseases such as cardiovascular disease or cancer between different population groups.. Data linkage can be used for epidemiological research, population health surveillance, health system performance monitoring, and program evaluation, as well as social research. It helps to meet government needs for information ad to provide a way for researchers to study health and social factors in populations. The Population Health Division (through the Epidemiology Section) is a founding partner of the Centre for Health Record (CHeReL) at NSW Health. The CHeReL provides data linkage infrastructure and services for the linkage of ACT ...
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Tell me about yourself and the company. Im the CEO and one of the two co-founders of Impact Advisors. We are a consultancy that is dedicated to healthcare and we are a technology-enabled process improvement firm. We focus on what your readers would consider to be the HIT market, as well as helping our clients optimize their processes across the organization. Our clients are pretty much all flavors of healthcare providers - IDNs, all kinds of hospitals, physician clinics, and almost any entity in healthcare. We also do a little health plan work as well, but predominantly its the provider-based segment that we work in. It seems like most big health systems are playing around with digital health, innovation projects, and consumer-focused initiatives, to the point that theyre creating C-level positions to oversee them. Is this a fad or are health systems really changing the way they do business in response to changing demand? Its a combination of both. Were obviously seeing a shift in ...
Refugees in Australia have relatively low rates of hospital use, but they may be experiencing barriers to accessing hospital-based health care.
The issues. In the world today, 400 million people lack access to essential care.. Although there has been undeniable progress in terms of global health, there are still huge areas of need, particularly in formulating a long-term solution to health concerns.. This is especially true in Africa, where health systems remain fragile because of a lack of financial resources, organisational issues and human resources. In this context, Solthis is working to develop a concrete, complete and permanent solution to public health needs.. Our strategy. For over 15 years, we have been developing our exper-tise using a systematic and multidisciplinary approach to work around the various components of health systems, as defined by the WHO, to create a global momentum across countries. This involves joint action both on the quality of the provision of healthcare services and on the promotion of health and community mobilisation. Solthis has chosen two areas of intervention in order to influence the offer of care ...
Hospitals costs account for a third of the nations annual healthcare spending, about $1.2 trillion per year. On a per-capita basis, the U.S. spends more on hospital services than many developed countries spend on healthcare overall. The problem is that inefficiencies in the system contribute to that spend and impose obstacles to creating an optimized …. How Connected Health is Helping Hospitals Improve Healthcare Delivery Read More ». ...
Health systems development or strengthening involves identifying issues that interfere with the provision of quality health services and building capacity in critical components of health systems to achieve more equitable and sustained improvements across health services and health outcomes (WHO 2006 ...
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Improving Your Healthcare Delivery. HC Pro. pp. 105-128. ISBN 9781601466549.. *^ von Rosing, M.; Foldager, U.; Hove, M.; et al ... care must be taken in doing so as there may be crossover. In the end, all processes are part of a largely unified outcome, one ... An example of this is the availability of purchase order status reports for supplier delivery follow-up as described in the ...
Wennberg J.E.; Gittelsohn A. (1973). "Small Area Variations in Health Care Delivery". Science. 182 (4117): 1102-08. Bibcode: ... In 1997, the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, then known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research ... Gray, J. A. Muir (2009). Evidence-based Health Care & Public Health. Churchill Livingstone. ISBN 978-0-443-10123-6. "AAFP ... had extended to other levels of the health care system. An example is "evidence-based health services", which seek to increase ...
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... have proposed that identifying and eliminating waste in health care would result in significant savings for the health care ... Reid, Proctor P.; Compton, W. Dale; Grossman, Jerome H.; Fanjiang, Gary (2005). Building a better delivery system : a new ... Most commentators confirm the existence of avoidable waste in the health care system. Proponents[2][3][4][5] of the campaign ... Hackbarth, A. D. (2012). "Eliminating Waste in US Health Care". JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 307 (14 ...
"Health care and health care delivery in Greenland". International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 69 (5): 437-487. doi:10.3402/ ... "Agency for Health and Prevention (Greenland)". Mastermind Project. Retrieved 18 November 2018. Archives of environmental health ... The first phase which consists of a health centre and pharmacy opened on 3 February 2011. It take the form of sunken angular ...
Health Care Delivery in Rural Areas (4th ed.). Chicago, Illinois: Department of Rural and Community Health, American Medical ... ISBN 0-87197-082-1. Frost, Suzanne (12 January 1988). "First Family Nurse Practitioner in the Nation: Vanguard of Health Care ... and consulted in various locations across the United States on the special health care needs of rural America. Martha K. ... and care in the case of acute illness or accident"-family nurse practitioners were able provide care for areas unable to ...
Health & Family Welfare Department. "Achievements in the Health Care and Delivery System". Government of Tamil Nadu. Retrieved ... Manikandan, K. (1 September 2005). "National Institute of Siddha a milestone in health care". The Hindu. Chennai. Archived from ... India portal Healthcare in Chennai De, Barun Kumar (2006). Public System Management. New Delhi: New Age International ... In March 2010, the Ayush Department of the Union Health Ministry decided to bifurcate CCRAS to create an exclusive body for ...
"Health care and health care delivery in Greenland". International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 69 (5): 437-487. doi:10.3402/ ... Nuuk Health in Greenland "Health Service in Greenland". Norden. Retrieved May 19, 2020. Niclasen, Birgit; Mulvad, Gurt (2010 ...
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"Preference regression modeling of multiple option healthcare delivery systems". Journal of Ambulatory Care Marketing, 5(1), p. ...
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"Christiana Care Health System Tops Out New Center For Women And Children's Health". Healthcare Design Magazine. Archived from ... "Special delivery: Center for Women's & Children's Health now open". ChristianaCare News. 2020-06-02. Archived from the original ... "AirNav: 1DE4 - Christina Care Health System Heliport". www.airnav.com. Archived from the original on 2021-01-15. Retrieved 2021 ... Christiana Hospital is owned by the Christiana Care Health System as the flagship hospital of the system. Christiana Hospital ...
"Healthcare delivery soaring to new heights with interactive simulation". Research Features. 31 October 2016. "Surgeons practice ... non-invasive evaluation platform for point-of-care deployment. D'Arcy also co-founded the Health and Technology District with ... The Health and Technology District is a rapidly growing and dynamic new health tech sector located in the heart of Surrey's ... The Health and Technology District continues to grow towards the planned goals of over 1.5 million square feet of health/ ...
Murphy, Kate (2016). "Transformational Treatment: Mental Health Care Delivery in Texas" (PDF). Texas Public Policy Foundation ... mental health and health care. The last step is then to help them find employment. Studies have shown investing in homes for ... "Health care needs for children of the recently homeless". Journal of Community Health. 14 (1): 1-8. doi:10.1007/BF01324435. ... In 1985, the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program was founded to assist the growing numbers of homeless living on the ...
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Half of plate to be filled with vegetables, according to Harvard School of Public Health ... Care (of self, children, the elderly). *Child rearing. *Emergency responses. *Safety procedures ... and vegetarianism are all techniques employed by individuals and encouraged by societies to increase longevity and health. Some ...
"Complementary alternative health care in Israel and the western world". Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 1 (1): 8. doi ... care took for granted the necessity of placing patient values and lifestyle habits at the core of any design and delivery of ... National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Dept. of Health and ... Saks, M. (2003). Orthodox and Alternative Medicine: Politics, Professionalization and Health Care. Sage Publications. ISBN ...
... health care, respiratory care for ventilator dependent and PACE (inclusive elderly care).[32] ... monitors the state-run programs and establishes requirements for service delivery, quality, funding, and eligibility standards ... Research suggests that Medicaid improves health insurance coverage, access to health care, recipients' financial security, and ... "State Variation in Health Care Spending and the Politics of State Medicaid Policy". Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law ...
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The demand for health services is further lowered by the lack of health education. Reproductive health care is neglected, ... rates of institutional deliveries as well as deliveries attended by a skilled birth attendant (56%). Nepal is also on track to ... Most of Nepal's health care facilities are concentrated in urban areas. Rural health facilities often lack adequate funding. In ... Approximately 70% of health expenditures came from out-of-pocket contributions. Government allocation for health care was ...
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"New hospital takes delivery of fleet of robot workers". The Herald. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2016.. ... "Health News" (PDF). NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2018.. ... emergency care and even a rapid access lift from the emergency helicopter pad on the roof of the adult hospital. For example, ... "842m 'Death Star' hospital opens doors to first patients", National Health Executive, 27 April 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015 ...
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... s benefit patients by helping health care providers diagnose and treat patients and helping patients overcome ... A biomedical equipment technician (BMET) is a vital component of the healthcare delivery system. Employed primarily by ... "Health Canada. 2015-04-23. Retrieved 2016-04-21.. *^ "Medical Device Regulation In Canada: A Primer" (PDF). Health Technology ... or the care of a human being during pregnancy and at and after the birth of a child, including the care of the child. It also ...
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... "equity through universal health coverage," preventive strategies and "integrated service delivery."[16] ... International Health Regulations, strengthening surgical care, WHO's reform of its emergency and response programme, ... Working for health: an introduction to the World Health Organization. Geneva. *^ "Countries". World Health Organization. ... "World Health Organization. Retrieved 5 August 2014.. *^ "65th World Health Assembly closes with new global health measures". ...
... conscientious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients or the delivery of health ... "Social Work in Health Care. 39:3-4 (3-4): 361-73. doi:10.1300/J010v39n03_09. PMID 15774401.. ... Music therapy services rendered within the context of a social service, educational, or health care agency are often ... Providing a source of music in hospitals or care centers are valuable methods for contributing to the care of the patients, ...
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... practitioner is a healthcare professional who specializes in the planning and delivery of a patient's perioperative care, ... such as mental health care, pregnancy and childbirth care, surgical care, rehabilitation care, or public health. ... mental health counselors, as well as other health professionals and allied health professions. These health care providers ... World Health Report 2006: working together for health. Geneva: WHO. *^ World Health Organization, 2010. Classifying health ...
... integrated into the delivery of healthcare through health information technologies to remote locations where medical care is ... The need for a "uniform mechanism to educate, evaluate, and certify simulation instructors for the health care profession" was ... It was created for practice with normal deliveries, emergency deliveries, as well as births with complications. "Fidelis Lucina ... to find the level of efficiency of simulation based medical training in a hi-tech health care setting, "simulation's ability to ...
... agreed-upon minimum of health care to be provided at each level of the health system. It wants to reduce the high levels of ... and management at central and provincial levels to ensure the effective and cost-efficient delivery of quality health services ... As of 2015[update] the minister of Health is Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz.[1][2] The Ministry of Public Health provides an annual ... The goal of the ministry is to develop the health sector to improve the health of the people of Afghanistan, especially women ...
Prophylaxis needs antenatal, natal, and postnatal care. *Antenatal measures include thorough care of mother and treatment of ... Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library. Retrieved 2016-11-11.. *^ "Red Book - Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, ... Neonatal conjunctivitis, is a form of conjunctivitis and a type of neonatal infection contracted by newborns during delivery. ... Deliveries should be conducted under hygienic conditions taking all aseptic measures. The newborn baby's closed lids should be ...
"I don't know if a town will remain to me for my delivery."[56] She bitterly vowed to spare nothing and no one to defend her ... as he did not really care about Germany. Finally, the war was concluded by the Treaty of Hubertusburg and Paris in 1763. ... which negatively affected her mental health.[159] She described her state of mind shortly after Francis's death: "I hardly know ...
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  • Tuesday's announcement also comes several days after another insurer, UnitedHealth Group Inc., said it would spend nearly $5 billion deal to buy hundreds of clinics from DaVita Inc. UnitedHealth's Optum segment runs more than 1,100 primary, urgent and surgery care centers. (insurancenewsnet.com)
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  • The opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. (cdc.gov)
  • AMPATH (Academic Model for Providing Access to Healthcare) is a global consortium of academic health centers working with Kenya's Ministry of Health to deliver health services and provide research. (thoughtworks.com)
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  • The goal of this partnership is to transform the U.S. health care sector from an underperforming conglomerate of independent entities (individual practitioners, small group practices, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, community health centers et. (nap.edu)
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  • Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program (VBP) rewards acute care hospitals with incentive payments for reducing or eliminating adverse events, improving outcomes through the adoption of evidence-based care, and changing hospital processes to provide a better care experience. (aapc.com)
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  • PASADENA, Calif., February 24, 2015 -- A comprehensive, population-based regional health care management program for men with prostate cancer who are members of Kaiser Permanente Southern California has led to improved outcomes, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Urology Practice . (eurekalert.org)
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  • A patient-first approach to pathway design, orchestration and automation ensures healthcare provider resources are optimized to deliver superior outcomes at less cost, achieving the goals of new reimbursement models. (businesswire.com)
  • It supports efforts to significantly improve the quality of healthcare by increasing accessibility and efficiency through reducing the need to travel, providing clinical support, overcoming geographic barriers, offering various types of communication devices, and improving patient outcomes. (ajmc.com)
  • The application of this tool covers a wide and diverse scope, including: a) online databases and tools to ensure standards of care, b) critical pathways and patient outcomes, c) computer-assisted diagnosis, d) effective drug information and electronic prescription filling, and e) enhanced availability of research data. (ajmc.com)
  • Another powerful element of the IBM Watson Care Manager solution is that we will be able to see what protocols are needed to improve patient care. (ibm.com)
  • Hear how other leading organizations are balancing the shift from volume to value-based care by reviewing the IBM Watson Health case study library here . (ibm.com)
  • While shared-savings bonuses under accountable care organizations (ACOs) may provide incentives for cost-saving innovations, the authors explain, it is unclear if ACOs will sidestep cost-ineffective technologies, "particularly if the latest shiny innovation increases market share. (apta.org)
  • Establish a point of contact within the AASLD for partnerships with other organizations on health services topics of mutual interest. (aasld.org)
  • Accountable Care Organizations: A New Paradigm for Health Care Delivery? (kff.org)
  • The health reform law of 2010 authorizes Medicare, beginning next year, to contract with accountable care organizations (ACOs) in a Medicare Shared Savings Program. (kff.org)
  • The AMA and nearly 60 other organizations call on health care and long-term care employers to require that their employees get vaccinated. (ama-assn.org)
  • Future physician workforce planningchanges in medical school capacity and the availability of GME positions as part of a broader strategymake more effective use of the limited physician supply, and to improve productivity;Recognize and respond to physician life-style concernsImprove data collection and workforce studies and expand collaboration among health professions organizations on data and workforce policies. (slideshare.net)
  • These two acquisitions are really such great fits, both being doctor-driven organizations with several features that perfectly complement and fine-tune the suite of services Medici now offers,' said Clinton Phillips , Medici founder and CEO, who in November was honored as a national finalist in Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year competition in the healthcare technology category. (prnewswire.com)
  • Additionally, blockchain can assist health care organizations by monitoring supply-demand cycles. (kevinmd.com)
  • Ultimately, the willingness of health care organizations to create the required technical infrastructure to support blockchain effectively will be the final hurdle to widespread adoption. (kevinmd.com)
  • The project team identified eight elements or themes common to many of the 24 models and said these eight characteristics 'help describe how they [the models] have changed care delivery, as well as inform future efforts by other organizations. (rwjf.org)
  • Initially, the 3 organizations plan to collaborate on several projects, including First in Health and Care Triage TM . (pharmacytimes.com)
  • The former project offers North Carolina-based GSK employees the choice of a primary care medical home, which includes a comprehensive medication therapy management (MTM) program provided by CCNC, while the latter project will involve all 3 organizations working to define the use of "small data" in pharmacies that could provide pharmacists with new tools and resources to deliver comprehensive MTM services efficiently to appropriate patients. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Oregon has established accountable care organizations - groups of providers and other entities that partner to provide a range of health care services in a coordinated way - to integrate hospital-based services with primary care, behavioral health care, and other social supports. (cbpp.org)
  • However, virtual health assistants and chatbots aim to improve the conversation between healthcare provides, payers and patients and put more information in the hands of the end users, to help healthcare organizations improve processes and reduce costs. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Virtual health assistants can help healthcare organizations improve processes and put more information in the hands of their users," explained Hadas Bitran, group manager for Microsoft Healthcare Israel. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Healthcare organizations acknowledge that effective care coordination, leading to personalized care management, is critical for ensuring quantifiable improvement in delivery. (hcltech.com)
  • With the industry embracing value-based reimbursements, organizations must solve the healthcare intelligence puzzle to generate actionable insights based on past data (clinical/non-clinical). (hcltech.com)
  • From data acquisition and aggregation to analytics and personalized care management, we are the growth partner of choice for healthcare organizations. (hcltech.com)
  • Healthcare organizations use Uber's technology to address social determinants of health and gain operational efficiencies. (uber.com)
  • Our curriculum allows students to explore how digital technologies drive clinical decisions and offer value to healthcare organizations, their patients, and their staff. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Netsmart clients include public and private sector mental health and addiction services organizations, social services and child and family health agencies, managed care organizations and local health departments. (businesswire.com)
  • The CONNECTIONS Executive Symposium, a "conference within a conference" for CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, chief medical officers and others with management responsibilities for their organizations, includes sessions such as integrating with hospitals for coordinated care, harnessing and using big data, legislative and public policy issues and how disruptive innovation is transforming healthcare. (businesswire.com)
  • More than 23,000 client organizations, including 450,000 care providers and more than 40 state systems use Netsmart solutions to help improve the quality of life for more than 25 million people each day. (businesswire.com)
  • Netsmart clients include mental health and addiction services agencies, health homes, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public health departments, social services and child and family health agencies, managed care organizations, and vital records offices. (businesswire.com)
  • Netsmart is pleased to support the EveryDay Matters Foundation, which was established for behavioral and public health organizations to learn from each other and share their causes and stories. (businesswire.com)
  • We believe that other health care providers and organizations may wish to adopt aspects of this program, as clinicians treating men with prostate cancer aim to provide the highest quality, affordable care. (eurekalert.org)
  • The World Health Organization defines health care systems as follows: "A health system consists of all organizations, people and actions whose primary intent is to promote, restore or maintain health. (igi-global.com)
  • These first-to-market blueprints represent Lumeon's evolution from being a technology vendor, to becoming a partner for healthcare organizations looking to optimize care delivery," said Robbie Hughes, Lumeon founder and CEO. (businesswire.com)
  • Lumeon provides Care Pathway Management (CPM) solutions for healthcare organizations. (businesswire.com)
  • Because nurses are in such pivotal roles and at the forefront of patient encounters, they can push change forward by using technology to drive patient safety protocols, a key driver in many healthcare organizations. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • The AHA issued a report, The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges and Opportunities , in 2017 to help hospital and health system leaders align the skills and abilities of their organization's current workforce with anticipated needs as health care continues to change. (aha.org)
  • The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. (kff.org)
  • Our Asia-Pacific Front Line of Healthcare Report 2020 finds that healthcare systems across the region need to undergo transformational change-and that the timing couldn't be better. (bain.com)
  • One such organization is Health Quest Systems, Inc. , a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit healthcare system located in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley and Northwest Connecticut. (ibm.com)
  • To do that, we're in the process of participating in various value-based, quality improvement programs such as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) , Merit-Based Incentive Payment System ( MIPS ), Comprehensive Primary Care Plus ( CPC+ ), and some of the Healthcare Effectiveness Data Information Set ( HEDIS ) requirements with insurance companies. (ibm.com)
  • Telemedicine could help reach patients who would normally be excluded or alienated by the traditional structure of the health system. (rand.org)
  • Too often, they have to fight to make their voices heard in a health care system that doesn't always see them as the partners in care they can be. (rand.org)
  • This weekly recap focuses on why we need to brace for more political violence after the Capitol attack, COVID-19 vaccine questions and answers, how to reform the U.S. mental health system, and more. (rand.org)
  • Improvements in care for these patients are possible through changes in the way health care is delivered and paid for - and may spur better performance across the entire health system. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The program also included case examples from AtlantiCare Health System, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Marquette General Health System. (aha.org)
  • AtlantiCare Health System spoke about their special care center, a patient-centered medical home they developed for individuals with chronic conditions. (aha.org)
  • Marquette General Health System talked about its transition from traditional medical departments to service lines. (aha.org)
  • and applies this methodology to evaluate the traditional fee-for-service system and a prepaid Health Maintenance Organization mode. (rand.org)
  • Quantum View ® Manage is a secure, web-based tracking system, that provides details on all inbound and outbound shipments from departure and expected delivery date, straight up to delivery verification. (ups.com)
  • The goal of a health care delivery system is to deliver services that meet established standard in both cost and quality. (ama-assn.org)
  • In this first module, I will introduce important concepts in this field including how value in healthcare is measured, what some key influencers of healthcare are and how the healthcare delivery system will be examined in this course. (coursera.org)
  • We will use various lenses such as: site of care delivery, payment models, payers and humans that work in the delivery system to dissect this value chain. (coursera.org)
  • Any health care organization, regardless of their native EHR system, would be able to exchange medical information when participating in a blockchain consortium. (kevinmd.com)
  • Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Never has this been truer than when looking at primary care or physician group delivery system innovation. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • However, we do ourselves a disservice when discussing mental health outside the context of the broader system in which care is provided, and the insurance constraints that drive shortcomings in health care delivery. (kevinmd.com)
  • Psychiatrists and other medical professionals are aware of these problems that pervade our health care system. (kevinmd.com)
  • We must be proactive to be effective, though this is not a model consistent with our for-profit health care system. (kevinmd.com)
  • How can the township health system be strengthened in Myanmar? (who.int)
  • The paper addresses external factors in the health care system that are creating challenges to long-term workforce planning and development, not the least of which is how to empower and retain the workforce you already have so they do not succumb to burnout and compassion fatigue. (aha.org)
  • We have also shown that this technology prevents delays in diagnosis and treatment, and results in substantial savings to the health care system. (leaderpost.com)
  • Remote presence technologies have the potential to shift the current centralized system to the delivery of medical care where the patient is (point of care). (leaderpost.com)
  • If a healthcare delivery system is to achieve quality and efficiency, participants must be able to measure quality and efficiency. (nih.gov)
  • Yet no healthcare system in the world - and certainly not the current US system, our main focus - measures, reports and acts on such a measure of productivity. (nih.gov)
  • The Public-Private Mix in the Modern Health Care System - Concepts, Issues, and Policy Options Revisited ," NBER Working Papers 7881, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • As the country focuses on the restructure of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. (brainmass.com)
  • Supporting a continual learning environment in the health care system. (ahqa.org)
  • Acknowledging that patients are very different from cars we have carefully adapted Lean to health care and call our system: Patient-centered Healthcare Delivery System (PHDS). (coursera.org)
  • Armed with this new knowledge students will be able to design and implement sustainable healthcare delivery system improvements. (coursera.org)
  • This system has now been adapted to healthcare by Virginia Mason Medical Center and Denver Health with exciting results. (coursera.org)
  • AMPATH Medical Record System (AMRS) is an implementation of OpenMRS and is highly recommended by Kenyan Ministry of Health. (thoughtworks.com)
  • Through a research consortium embedded within large integrated healthcare delivery systems and serving a representative population, this network would result in a continuously learning healthcare system as defined by the Institute of Medicine, to create "a continuous cycle or feedback loop in which scientific evidence informs clinical practice while data gathered from clinical practice and administrative sources inform scientific investigation. (nih.gov)
  • In turn, the healthcare system would drive the research questions based on urgent practice priorities. (nih.gov)
  • With the assistance of an electronic medical record and tracking system, the GRACE support team provides ongoing comprehensive care management. (eurekalert.org)
  • As virtual health assistants become more integrated with the healthcare system, their role will expand. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Mayo Clinic offers appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System locations. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Our health system is facing an existential crisis. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Because health delivery science is a hands-on discipline, we created a curriculum that combines didactic skills with an applied capstone project where students work directly with experts throughout the health system. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • In responding to this shift, India's health system faces multipronged challenges. (bain.com)
  • Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) lowers payments to Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals with high readmission rates, creating a financial incentive to improve hospital care and communication, as well as the post-discharge planning and process. (aapc.com)
  • The system applies modern mobile and web technologies which overcome geographical barriers, and increase access to health care services. (hindawi.com)
  • Results show that Mobil Diab is suitable for African countries and presents a number of benefits for the population and public health care system. (hindawi.com)
  • By providing both a framework and action plan for a systems approach to health care delivery based on a partnership between engineers and health care professionals, Building a Better Delivery System describes opportunities and challenges to harness the power of systems-engineering tools, information technologies and complementary knowledge in social sciences, cognitive sciences and business/management to advance the U.S. health care system. (nap.edu)
  • The implementation of the reforms in financing, service delivery and regulation which are aimed to tackle the inefficiencies and inequalities in the health system has been challenged by the decentralized environment and the presence of private sector, often creating fragmentation and variation in the quality of health services across the country. (igi-global.com)
  • The Philippine health system has undergone changes and trends to meet the timely demand for it. (igi-global.com)
  • In fact, there have been many legislative actions undertaken by the government to form the regulatory framework for the health system and public health in the country. (igi-global.com)
  • This analysis of the Armenian health system reviews the developments in organization and governance, health financing, healthcare provision, health reforms and health system performance since 2006. (who.int)
  • For example, they may record patient measurements in an electronic health records system, get orders from computerized order entry systems and communicate via digital communications systems, to name a few. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Patient navigation (PN) is a patient-centered health-care service delivery model that assists individuals, particularly the medically underserved, in overcoming barriers (e.g., personal, logistical, and system) to care across the cancer care continuum. (frontiersin.org)
  • PN is "navigation" in the health-care system compared to outreach, which is in the community and can use lay health advisors, community health workers (CHWs), etc. (frontiersin.org)
  • Despite growing interest in engaging CHWs in national delivery system reform efforts, there are several uncertainties about how to best proceed with this. (hhs.gov)
  • Tracey Gluck and Dr. David T. Feinberg, president-UCLA Health System, CEO of the UCLA Hospital System, associate vice chancellor. (bhcourier.com)
  • Wal-Mart Stores here announced yesterday it will partner with the University of Arkansas and Blue Cross Blue Shield to create a research center to focus on improving the health care delivery system with the use of information technology. (supermarketnews.com)
  • Kowsilliya Ramnaresh shared some steps her organization has taken to speed its transition to value-based care. (ibm.com)
  • Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California. (kff.org)
  • The doctor-driven Chiron organization will be a valuable addition to Medici, a company which provides a global HIPAA-compliant mobile app with secure text, voice and video messaging for doctors to provide convenient virtual healthcare to patients. (prnewswire.com)
  • However, today s medical devices connect to a variety of healthcare systems, networks, and other tools within a healthcare delivery organization (HDO). (nist.gov)
  • Can we survive if we choose not to become an accountable care organization (ACO)? (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • The purpose was to bring attention to-and promote replication of-models of care that emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration and offer promise for workforce organization in the rapidly changing health care environment. (rwjf.org)
  • According to a World Health Organization (WHO) global health report, India's per capita health spending is only about 20% of China's. (bain.com)
  • This comprehensive, regional care management program has proven to deliver reliable improvement in the way a health care organization approaches prostate cancer care," said Dr. Loo. (eurekalert.org)
  • Arnaudova A (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • Ellen, N (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • Regional Office for Europe (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • To grow your customer relationships, you need to understand how the health care market is changing and where your organization fits into the ever-evolving health care ecosystem. (advisory.com)
  • And they are expected to fill many roles during their shifts, interacting with patients, clinicians and other care providers within their organization. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Those firms also will acquire the rest of Louisville, Kentucky-based Kindred Healthcare Inc., which runs long-term acute care and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and less will be available in acute care hospitals. (brainmass.com)
  • OptumCare®and care services bring the full power of Optum to advance high-quality, physician-led ambulatory care across three areas: primary care, specialty care and post-acute care. (optum.com)
  • As the demand for chronic care management outpaces that for acute care services, expenditures will grow at double the rate of the rest of the world. (bain.com)
  • This year's CONNECTIONS conference features two keynotes and 12 General Conference tracks with 140 sessions on a wide range of clinical and business topics, including the integration of behavioral health and acute care, clinical informatics, ICD-10 conversion, revenue cycle management, medication management, and challenges in Asperger's and autism assessment and treatment. (businesswire.com)
  • He mentioned how team-based care is becoming the norm and how both hospitals and physicians need to embrace this. (aha.org)
  • Combined with custom-configured logistics solutions, we empower hospitals, care providers, specialist pharmacies, diagnostic labs, manufacturers and CROs to improve service delivery, gain efficiencies and reduce costs. (ups.com)
  • Care providers, hospitals, labs and specialist pharmacies that need greater visibility and direct control over deliveries to improve their patients' experience. (ups.com)
  • With hospitals under strain, health workers have criticised the government's advice that PPE worn while treating patients infected with coronavirus could be re-used, as supplies run low across the country. (reuters.com)
  • Britain is at or near the peak of a health crisis in which more than 15,000 people have died in hospitals alone - the fifth highest national death toll of a pandemic linked to at least 150,000 deaths worldwide. (reuters.com)
  • This briefing addresses questions raised by the law and the subsequent regulation implementing ACOs, including: How will the new program affect the relationships among primary care providers, specialists and hospitals? (kff.org)
  • Healthcare complaints made by patients can provide unique insight on aspects of healthcare delivery not easily evaluated by hospitals, a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has found. (lse.ac.uk)
  • Dr Tom Reader said:"Healthcare complaints provide hospitals with valuable and unique information for improving healthcare delivery, and policymakers have a responsibility to ensure patient experiences are analysed and learnt from. (lse.ac.uk)
  • QIO patient safety initiatives in hospitals and nursing homes are driving changes to reduce hospital-acquired infections such as central-line associated bloodstream infections and health care-associated conditions such as pressure ulcers. (ahqa.org)
  • Our rapidly evolving program in Western Kenya is committed to fully integrated and comprehensive health care services extending from villages to hospitals. (thoughtworks.com)
  • As the largest hospital in the western United States and a member of the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll , Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is known for its exceptional quality of care… but also for its high cost of care. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • To achieve this, stakeholders must empower consumers to manage their care, transition nonemergency care out of hospitals, increase consumer access to digital tools and platforms, and support physicians with new technologies. (bain.com)
  • Even with perfect productive efficiency in which health care resources are put to the best use possible, the United States cannot cover all services for all people-this was 1 of several messages that 2 health care economists recently presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (apta.org)
  • Combined with proof of delivery and digital signature services, UPS provides integrated technology to capture and expedite records management. (ups.com)
  • Mission statement: To bring together AASLD members with shared interests in health services research and practice, including: disease prevention and public health, access to care, population-based disease management, improving quality of health care delivery, health economics and health policy. (aasld.org)
  • Maintain a program for education of fellows and members on clinical aspects of population management and quality improvement, as well as health services research methods. (aasld.org)
  • This is not easy to measure from a health services and policy research perspective.Yet, it matters a great deal from a practical and business perspective. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • They will be organized in four broad categories: franchised networks that provide health services, ventures that produce health-related consumer products, enterprises that provide financial services and health insurance, and entities that are using the latest technologies to provide world class healthcare. (nextbillion.net)
  • In Bihar and Jharkhand, India's two most impoverished states, the NGO Janini is leveraging partnerships with the private sector to supplement the government's efforts and make healthcare and family planning services more affordable. (nextbillion.net)
  • Over the past nine years, it has provided healthcare and family planning services to 4.3 million couples. (nextbillion.net)
  • Children's provides a wide variety of services and amenities designed to care for your whole family. (childrensmn.org)
  • Aboriginal Health Workers are the main workforce delivering primary care services in remote communities. (health.gov.au)
  • Formal collaboration between local health clinics and education services is recommended. (health.gov.au)
  • As the researchers highlight, despite containing valuable information on quality and safety, healthcare complaints are currently under-utilised with their potential for improving health services going untapped - often because the complex nature of complaints makes them hard to codify and manage. (lse.ac.uk)
  • But in the rural areas of the West Bank, access to health services is considerably reduced by the Israeli occupation policies. (palestinemonitor.org)
  • This film shows how the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) nevertheless manages to provide basic health services to these cut-off communities. (palestinemonitor.org)
  • We offer urgent care services at convenient locations. (optum.com)
  • The expansion of telehealth services also is big trend among mental-health providers. (mlive.com)
  • It had been growing but very slowly," said Scott Halstead, vice president of outpatient and recovery services at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Grand Rapids. (mlive.com)
  • The goal of this initiative is to support a practice-based research network to transform the development, delivery, and sustainability of evidence-based mental health practices and services. (nih.gov)
  • The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (nih.gov)
  • Based on the support team's findings, a larger interdisciplinary team (including a geriatrician, pharmacist, physical therapist, mental health social worker, and community-based services liaison) develops an individualized care plan. (eurekalert.org)
  • With GRACE we focused on the many issues faced by aging low-income adults -- access to needed services, medications, mobility, depression, transportation, nutrition, as well as other health issues of aging," said Dr. Counsell, who is a geriatrician. (eurekalert.org)
  • States are beginning to coordinate physical and behavioral health care services as well as social services. (cbpp.org)
  • They're also moving to integrate services for their most vulnerable beneficiaries by improving communication and data sharing across health care providers and systems to provide effective health services in a timely way. (cbpp.org)
  • A Wisconsin hospital is testing a new way to integrate health services for children with complex medical needs, a rapidly growing group with high health care costs. (cbpp.org)
  • Microsoft Healthcare sees a broad range of use cases for virtual health assistants, including cases that involve checking symptoms and finding information about providers, services, locations and coverage. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Assin Foso (C/R), Aug. 7 GNA - The Assin area Development Programme (ADP) of the World Vision, Ghana, on Friday, presented assorted drugs and surgical equipment valued at 500 million cedis to the Foso Saint Francis Xavier Hospital at Assin Foso in the Central Region to support health care services. (modernghana.com)
  • Mr Akwesi Cyriaano, acting Assin ADP manager, who presented the items to the hospital through Dr Nii Adjei Adjetey, Assin district director of Health Services said his organisation sourced the items from its overseas principals in Europe and the United States in order to help the hospital acquire drugs and equipment that were not readily available on the market. (modernghana.com)
  • Gillard S, Gibson SL, Holley J, Lucock M. Developing a change model for peer worker interventions in mental health services: a qualitative research study . (sgul.ac.uk)
  • From ensuring that more appointments are made to replacing expensive shuttle services, Uber Health can help reduce your costs and increase your operational efficiency from day one. (uber.com)
  • We do this in partnership with our Cedars-Sinai / Techstars health technology accelerator along with talented staff from our Enterprise Information Services (EIS) department - the "IT" group at Cedars-Sinai. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • They want more convenience, more emphasis on wellness and preventative services, and more control over their healthcare. (bain.com)
  • Baker Library services and collections available for current participants in the Managing Health Care Delivery Program (MHCD). (hbs.edu)
  • More than 1,000 health and human services professionals from across the country are attending this year's conference for four days of learning and collaboration to help them provide effective, life-changing services to more than 25 million people nationwide. (businesswire.com)
  • More than 1,000 health and human services professionals from across the country are attending CONNECTIONS2014 -- the largest such IT-focused event. (businesswire.com)
  • By expanding access to primary care, behavioral and maternity care services, we are investing in the health of rural residents," said CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure. (cms.gov)
  • The demand for new healthcare services is growing rapidly. (hindawi.com)
  • Information and communication technologies (ICT) have great potential to address some of these challenges faced by several countries in providing accessible, cost-effective, and high-quality health care services. (hindawi.com)
  • Important technology shifts for administrative paradigms, clinical models, and educational information technology for healthcare services through telehealth technology are examined. (igi-global.com)
  • The future of telehealth and its interface with various critical components of society needs to examine the potential benefits over risks in providing healthcare consultations and services through the educational settings available. (igi-global.com)
  • The Value Chain Innovation Initiative conducted a field trial in Zambia which found that Riders for Health services resulted in increased health worker trips to villages, the number of patients seen, and geographical health reach. (stanford.edu)
  • While Canada has universal health care, there are still many barriers preventing individuals and families experiencing homelessness from accessing health services. (homelesshub.ca)
  • Primary mental health care (first-line services) includes simple diagnostic procedures, basic treatment and referral to more specialized services as needed. (homelesshub.ca)
  • Achieving universal health coverage (‎‎UHC)‎‎ - meaning that everyone, everywhere can access essential high-quality health services without facing financial hardship - is a key target of the Sustainable Development Goals. (who.int)
  • Community Health Workers (CHWs) are an emerging group of health professionals that have recently drawn increased national attention because of their potential to deliver cost-effective, high quality, and culturally competent health services within team-based care models. (hhs.gov)
  • If you have comments concerning the accuracy of the time estimate(s) or suggestions for improving this form, please write to: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, OS/OCIO/PRA, 200 Independence Ave., S.W., Suite 336-E, Washington D.C. 20201, Attention: PRA Reports Clearance Officer. (hhs.gov)
  • Web-based disease management programs encourage clients to assume greater responsibility for their own care, help healthcare providers to treat clients earlier (when they are not as ill), provide local and less expensive services, extend scarce healthcare resources, enhance follow-up care, improve client access to services, and increase the accuracy and quality of patients' medical records. (ajmc.com)
  • Beginning with the use of telephone consults, telemedicine has become more sophisticated with each advance in technology, and now involves telecommunication and computers to provide healthcare information and services to clients at multiple locations. (ajmc.com)
  • Other vendors have a one to six months' delay obtaining quality data, but with IBM Watson Health, the very next day we are able to see reliable data on how our patients are doing. (ibm.com)
  • Can this form of high-quality, low-cost care be maintained over the long term? (rand.org)
  • Affordable, quality health care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Stay up to date: Receive monthly updates on RWJF-sponsored research that informs leading health policy debates on Capitol Hill - from health equity to improving access to quality health care, child nutrition, equitable housing, and more. (rwjf.org)
  • Investigators funded through the National MS Society's Health Care Delivery and Policy Research Program study such issues and provide data that can serve as the basis for influencing public policy and offering people with MS and their families practical ways for improving the quality of their care and the quality of their lives. (nationalmssociety.org)
  • Health insurers and other entities have been pushing deeper into managing or providing patient care in order to cut costs and improve quality. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • As the healthcare landscape continues to change, rising costs, falling reimbursement rates and diminishing margins are making it more challenging than ever for healthcare providers and organisations to deliver quality care. (ups.com)
  • ACOs provide financial incentives to improve the coordination and quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while reducing costs. (kff.org)
  • What can be done to improve public health and the quality of health care in a poor rural state plagued by the worst epidemic of opioid use disorder in. (westat.com)
  • A new enterprise in Africa is also using the incentives, controls and scale of the franchise model to provide high quality primary care at very low cost. (nextbillion.net)
  • The non-profit HealthStore Foundation (HSF) currently operates a network of 68 independently owned and operated HealthStore pharmacies in Kenya employing the same principles driving successful multi-national franchisers, namely consistent quality and care through tight franchise systems and controls, and efficiency through scale and standardization across the entire network. (nextbillion.net)
  • Quality and quantity: the role of social interactions in individual health ," AICCON Working Papers 84-2011, Associazione Italiana per la Cultura della Cooperazione e del Non Profit. (repec.org)
  • Quality and quantity: The role of social interactions in individual health ," Discussion Papers 2_2011, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy. (repec.org)
  • What are your thoughts about whether high-quality patient care and controlled costs can live in harmony? (brainmass.com)
  • The first is to ensure that isolated populations receive quality health care. (brainmass.com)
  • Informing the consumer about health care might improve quality. (brainmass.com)
  • High-quality care requires local health care providers who are part of their community and know their patients. (ahqa.org)
  • Health care quality improvement expertise, long-standing local relationships, and proven tools are at the core of the QIO arsenal. (ahqa.org)
  • QIOs work with nursing homes to promote a resident-directed approach to care delivery, making care safer and improving quality of life for residents. (ahqa.org)
  • In every state, QIOs convene providers, stakeholders, and consumers in Learning and Action Networks (LANs), enabling learning and sharing that is critical for health care quality improvement - and sustainability of efforts - on a broader scale. (ahqa.org)
  • There is a clear need to improve the effectiveness and safety of medication use if we are to significantly improve health care quality in the United States," stated UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Dean Robert A. Blouin, PharmD. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Lewin® delivers in-depth performance monitoring to help state and federal governments improve the quality of health care delivery. (lewin.com)
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A team approach to preventive healthcare delivery for older adults developed by researchers from Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute improves health and quality of life, decreased emergency department visits and lowered hospital admission rates. (eurekalert.org)
  • In a previous study published in the Dec. 12, 2007, issue of the Journal of American Medical Association ( JAMA ) the researchers reported their success in improving both quality of care and health-related quality of life measures while reducing emergency department use. (eurekalert.org)
  • On the nonmarket side, there are a host of regulations to comply with, a mission that includes caring for those who can't pay, disproportionate payer bargaining power and a relative inability to compete on the dimensions of price and quality. (hhnmag.com)
  • The main concern of healthcare professionals is enhancing the quality of care but at the same time, they can't ignore the relevance of reimbursements and collections. (blogarama.com)
  • Following the presentation, leaders in health care quality will lead interactive discussion groups on Lean and Lean Six Sigma for health care, and Hoshin Kanri health care. (wisbusiness.com)
  • Effective staffing, identifying and maintaining the appropriate number and mix of nursing staff, is crucial to the delivery of safe, quality patient care. (centracare.com)
  • Meanwhile, physicians feel ill-equipped to deliver high-quality care given all the changes taking place. (bain.com)
  • These dollars are fuelling growth as well as improving the quality of care. (bain.com)
  • We believe that Asia-Pacific countries can improve the quality of care and hold the line on skyrocketing costs while doing a better job satisfying consumer and physician expectations. (bain.com)
  • The goals of value-based programs are to boost quality of care, promote health, and lower healthcare costs. (aapc.com)
  • Former President Barack Obama's healthcare law and subsequent legislation, such as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), introduced several value-based programs (VBP), which compensate healthcare providers with incentive payments for the quality of care delivered to Medicare patients. (aapc.com)
  • The programs aim to advance the quality of care, improve population health, and lower the costs of healthcare, with the overarching goal of creating fiscally sustainable programs. (aapc.com)
  • While prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among men, providing high quality care for men living with prostate cancer presents a challenge," said study lead author Ronald K. Loo, MD, regional chief of urology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Washington State Healthcare Authority will also seek to improve transitional care for high-risk older adults, and will track quality at the community and participant hospital level. (cms.gov)
  • A nurse's top priority is to provide safe, high-quality care for their patients. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Integrated Case Management: Does It Reduce Health Service Disparities Across African American and White Medicaid Beneficiaries? (nihcm.org)
  • LGBTQ+ individuals face health disparities linked to stigma and discrimination. (nihcm.org)
  • According to the 2016 HealthLeaders Media Value-Based Readiness Survey , 94 percent of providers say they are currently on a path toward some form of value-based care. (ibm.com)
  • Caregivers' Reactions and Experience (CARE) is a supplemental substudy of the Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, which began recruiting over 18,000 Medicare beneficiaries in March 2016. (westat.com)
  • India's per capita public and private healthcare spending in 2016 was $87, compared with $10,203 in the US and $471 in China. (bain.com)
  • Search of media reports on apparent strategic failures in the health care or biotechnology industries (e.g. divestment of a business, layoff of a large proportion of the workforce, very large losses over several years). (brainmass.com)
  • The following databases were used to search for the sources for this project and identify current research on telemedicine: Citations and Abstracts for Literature of Nursing and Allied Health (CINHAL) plus full text, Cochrane Library, EBSCO host, and OVID. (ajmc.com)
  • Can Primary Care Networks and Models of Vertical Integration Coexist in the NHS? (rand.org)
  • Vertical integration with a hospital helps primary care practices that might otherwise have closed to remain in operation. (rand.org)
  • It thereby creates the opportunity for the continued development and improvement of local primary care for patients. (rand.org)
  • Although a "popular explanation for inefficiency offered by physicians and provider groups," they say that evidence suggests that the malpractice environment is not a primary driver of higher health care spending, and strict damage caps or other reforms are not likely to result in first- or even second-order savings. (apta.org)
  • There has been a great deal of controversy on the ability of the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) to impact total medical costs. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • At ChenMed, we have developed a primary-care-led model focused on the care of seniors with multiple and chronic health conditions. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Extended night and weekend hours, 7 days a week at some of our primary care clinics. (childrensmn.org)
  • Although remote presence technology may be applied initially to emergency situations in remote locations, its major impact may be in the delivery of primary health care. (leaderpost.com)
  • That's been a huge, huge, drastic change and it happened so fast' as a result of the coronavirus crisis, said Dr. Rima Shah, vice president for primary care at Spectrum Health. (mlive.com)
  • Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE) was developed by researchers from the IU School of Medicine, the IU Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute to involve seniors and their primary care physicians in a program to optimize health and functional status, and to decrease high-cost emergency department visits and hospital admissions. (eurekalert.org)
  • The nurse practitioner and the social worker meet with the patient's primary care doctor to come up with a health-care plan consistent with the patient's goals, such as maintaining the ability to participate in social and religious activities. (eurekalert.org)
  • Find primary and specialty care near you. (mcw.edu)
  • Since the primary audience of our gopher is the faculty, staff and students in the College of Medicine and Schools of Nursing and Allied Health, I'm really looking for discussion, analysis, research, etc. on the factors and nuances that mainstream health care providers must take into account when serving patients from cultural traditions outside the mainstream USA medical traditon. (hindunet.org)
  • TRAINING: Cross section of TBAs during the Makoko/ Iwaya Primary Health Care, PHC, Project organised for TBAs and Traditional Healers by Arctic Infrastructure and Support, Switzerland. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Speaking at the Makoko/ Iwaya Primary Health Care, PHC, Project organised for TBAs and Traditional Healers by Arctic Infrastructure and Support, Switzerland, Omoseyindemi noted that TBAs are part of the community, share similar cultures and understand the people. (vanguardngr.com)
  • He explained that the focus revolved around development of Primary Health Care, PHC awareness creation and capacity building in the community informed the project. (vanguardngr.com)
  • and a collaborative care model that adds behavioral health management and psychiatric consultants to support primary care. (cms.gov)
  • The Washington State Healthcare Authority seeks to serve nearly 28,000 people with Medicare in Washington state, including tribal communities, by implementing evidence-informed clinical standards with an aim to enhance primary care with behavioral health integration, improve patient safety for those with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and introduce a maternity and family-centered innovation model including a maternity bundle. (cms.gov)
  • Tertiary care is a set of specialized interventions delivered by highly trained professionals to help individuals with problems that are particularly complex and difficult to treat in primary or secondary settings. (homelesshub.ca)
  • Find curated resources about promising approaches to improving care for people with complex needs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • This webinar explored approaches to increase access to inclusive care to close these gaps. (nihcm.org)
  • The challenges faced by both health systems will be discussed and their approaches to transforming their delivery systems described. (coursera.org)
  • In the previous edition of this book, the predominant theme was applying epidemiology to assist managers in dealing with an environment in which the structure of health care financing was rapidly changing to managed care and in which there was increasing competition among health care providers. (springer.com)
  • A hub focused on population health, biostatistics, bioethics and epidemiology research. (mcw.edu)
  • They learn about wearable biosensors, electronic health records, clinical decision support, social media epidemiology, and mobile health applications. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Championing patient-centered care. (ahqa.org)
  • UPS has invested in advanced technology to optimise inventory systems, and to monitor, protect and intervene for temperature-sensitive, time-critical and high-value shipments right up to final delivery. (ups.com)
  • Chiron Health is the embedded telemedicine platform for more than five Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems and is expected to incorporate many more of these systems. (prnewswire.com)
  • A SARS outbreak may generate issues that exceed the scope of a particular healthcare facility and must be addressed at the community level, with representation from healthcare systems, public health, and industry. (cdc.gov)
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to dramatically transform health care delivery by facilitating data exchange between providers and electronic health record (EHR) systems. (kevinmd.com)
  • For the health care sphere, blockchain is simply the sharing of medical information through EHRs across numerous hospital systems that are part of the same distribution group. (kevinmd.com)
  • Despite the fact that there is still some hesitation surrounding the widespread adoption of blockchain technology within health care, including questions about how it will integrate with existing technology and the difficulty in changing cultural norms, there are several key benefits that blockchain can provide health care systems. (kevinmd.com)
  • The question of reimbursement reform and the unintended consequences of the Affordable Care Act are weighing on the minds of hospital executives nationwide as independent, regional and national healthcare systems grapple with a post-reform marketplace. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • This webinar includes an overview of this resource by David Zuckerman, Director for Healthcare Engagement for The Democracy Collaborative, who will share how health systems can implement "outside in" and "inside up" strategies for local hiring policy and become a more intentional anchor to better the welfare of the low-income communities they serve. (aha.org)
  • Just like PhDs the scientific method must be continually applied when creating plans to improve our systems of care. (coursera.org)
  • Applying Lean to healthcare systems can revolutionize how healthcare is delivered. (coursera.org)
  • These suggestions incorporate current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA health care systems. (lewin.com)
  • Evidence-based recommendations for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA health systems. (lewin.com)
  • I think telemed has the ability to improve satisfaction tremendously for patients -- and health systems and providers, as well -- as people become more comfortable with that kind of interaction," he said. (mlive.com)
  • We believe that digital health science is now a mandatory competency that health systems must master to enable success. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Our survey found that healthcare systems across the region need to undergo transformational change-and that the timing couldn't be better. (bain.com)
  • In a joint effort between the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, this books attempts to bridge the knowledge/awareness divide separating health care professionals from their potential partners in systems engineering and related disciplines. (nap.edu)
  • This study highlights the importance of reliable transportation as an essential component of health systems. (stanford.edu)
  • By acting as an end-to-end care pathway delivery partner, we are leading the movement away from point solutions as a scalable enterprise-ready platform that addresses the sophisticated needs of health systems of the future. (businesswire.com)
  • Progressive health systems in the USA and Europe have deployed Lumeon's multi-award winning platform across more than 2,000 care locations. (businesswire.com)
  • Assessing chronic disease management in European health systems. (who.int)
  • How can nurse practitioners and physician assistants assist neurologists in providing access to care for individuals with MS? (nationalmssociety.org)
  • Students explore real-life case studies at Cedars-Sinai and beyond, learning from practitioners in the field actively using digital health in the clinical trenches. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Omoseyindemi, who was pioneer Chairman of the LSTMB, said shortage of healthcare practitioners and the fact that many deliveries in Nigeria are still taken by TBAs make it imperative to keep training and re-training them for optimal service delivery. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Rural residents may also have limited access to high-speed internet, hindering their ability to leverage online health care information and to participate in remote or telehealth visits with their health care practitioners. (cms.gov)
  • it also offers a new means to locate health information and communicate with practitioners (eg, via e-mail and interactive chats or videoconferences), thereby increasing convenience for the patient and reducing the amount of potential travel required for both physician and patient. (ajmc.com)
  • The panel is moderated by Ed Howard of the Alliance for Health Reform and Stuart Guterman of The Commonwealth Fund. (kff.org)
  • Healthcare reform is calling out for ways to improve health and lower costs. (eurekalert.org)
  • Healthcare Delivery Reform and New Technologies: Organizational Initiatives. (igi-global.com)
  • In M. Guah (Ed.), Healthcare Delivery Reform and New Technologies: Organizational Initiatives (pp. 226-240). (igi-global.com)
  • Can Value-Based Payment Improve Health Care and Lower Costs? (commonwealthfund.org)
  • In the United States, two groups experience problems with their health care more intensely and more frequently than any other: people with high health care needs and high costs, and people with low income. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Humana, which already operates a home health business, said the deal will help it keep costs down, improve health and manage chronic conditions. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • There is potential to control costs in a way you can't do when you're just one among others trying to negotiate rates with providers," said Blumberg, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute's Health Policy Center. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • What lessons can be learned from existing ACOs about achieving better care, better health, and lower costs? (kff.org)
  • Learn the latest on health care delivery costs at the AMA. (ama-assn.org)
  • For healthcare companies, transportation charges can account for up to 10 percent of supply-related costs. (ups.com)
  • Rely on our healthcare logistics experts to help you reduce costs by working with a variety of healthcare companies, hospital suppliers, and medical equipment producers. (ups.com)
  • After summarizing Porter's outcome taxonomy (Porter 2010), we illustrate how to use process mapping and time-driven activity-based costing to measure the costs of treating patients over a complete cycle of care for a specific medical condition. (hbs.edu)
  • Although private sector strategies may improve efficiencies and lower costs, some fear that turning healthcare entirely into a consumer service will marginalize the poor even further. (nextbillion.net)
  • In recent attempts to curb health care costs, efforts to cut expensive tests, hospital stays, and referrals to specialists have been utilized. (brainmass.com)
  • This includes making the consumer more aware of, and more responsible for the payment of, healthcare costs. (brainmass.com)
  • But it also requires constant evolution to help constrain rising health care costs and improve value for purchasers of health care, from federal and state governments to individual consumers. (ahqa.org)
  • During a time when budgets are constrained and health care costs are rising, this work could yield promising results in helping contain costs. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Such a move would help keep spiraling health insurance costs under control. (netquote.com)
  • New, costlier technologies, drugs and infrastructure are driving up delivery costs among private healthcare providers. (bain.com)
  • Given the current focus on efforts to contain costs, improve the delivery of care, and meet consumer demand, telemedicine is an attractive tool to use for success in these areas. (ajmc.com)
  • The pandemic has revealed telemedicine's potential to improve health care delivery and access. (rand.org)
  • Audio-only health care visits have been instrumental in maintaining access to care during the pandemic. (rand.org)
  • Austin -based Chiron Health is a platform on which doctors can provide convenient healthcare access to their remote patients through secure video visits. (prnewswire.com)
  • Potential threats include unauthorized access to patient health information, changes to prescribed drug doses, and interference with a pump s function. (nist.gov)
  • We can envision the use of remote health care sensors and mobile remote presence devices in a wide range of scenarios - for instance, the care of the elderly, mental health sessions and the delivery of health care at home - in which access to medical expertise in real time would be just a computer click away. (leaderpost.com)
  • Horizontal Inequity in Access to Health Care in Four South American Cities ," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 1509, Department of Economics - dECON. (repec.org)
  • Horizontal inequity in access to health care in four South American cities ," Working Papers 131, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality. (repec.org)
  • Care management supports the achievement of optimal health, access to care, and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient's right to self-determination. (centracare.com)
  • A large population and low overall healthcare and public spending have led to skewed access to healthcare across the country. (bain.com)
  • On his part, Project Director, Arctic Infrastructure, Mr. Lookman Oshodi said the Project was to improve access to healthcare delivery in Makoko and Iwaya waterfront. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Providing increased access to health care in rural communities is a priority for the Biden-Harris Administration. (cms.gov)
  • These awards are one step to ensure access to health care is equitable and that we are reaching underserved communities. (cms.gov)
  • This award is part of the CMS Innovation Center's Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model. (cms.gov)
  • In addition, rural communities often face challenges with access to care, financial viability, and the lack of infrastructure investments in some rural areas can negatively impact people's health. (cms.gov)
  • A brief review of current data regarding the impact of telepractice upon access and satisfaction with clinical care is provided. (igi-global.com)
  • In rural areas of resource-poor countries, basic access to health workers, medicines, and supplies is often stalled by the poor condition of health transportation. (stanford.edu)
  • The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Clinicians are able to handle more patients than traditional care models would typically allow, and with increased access and a more connected level of care, physicians and patients can work together to achieve their therapeutic goals, particularly in the home and hospice care environments. (ajmc.com)
  • More could be done to integrate them into patients' health care teams. (rand.org)
  • As for patients, a key condition for allocative efficiency is that "face the right price for the health care that they consume," which is mostly hidden by the protection that insurance provides. (apta.org)
  • The insurer said Tuesday it will pay about $800 million in cash for a 40-percent stake in the business, which includes hospice care and serves about 130,000 patients daily. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • With status alerts for staff and patients, knowing which specimens, supplies and pharmaceuticals are in transit can help with care and inventory planning, as well as proactively troubleshooting delivery issues. (ups.com)
  • This paper demonstrates how machine learning techniques can be applied to data from electronic health records to predict mortality for patients initiating chemotherapy. (nihcm.org)
  • As you navigate the new healthcare landscape, UPS can be a valuable partner in developing agile, flexible, and scalable supply chains that add speed and reliability to meet patients' needs. (ups.com)
  • Medici and Chiron have both been focused on building best-in-class remote care tools to bring physicians and patients closer together - Medici from a secure messaging angle and Chiron from a scheduled video visit angle. (prnewswire.com)
  • The process begins with screening patients for unmet health-related social needs at a healthcare site. (cdc.gov)
  • In this decentralized model, patients requiring urgent or elective medical care will be seen, diagnosed and treated in their own communities or homes, and patients requiring hospitalization will be triaged without delay. (leaderpost.com)
  • Patients were also uniquely placed to report cases where there was an omission of care such as neglect of patient hygiene. (lse.ac.uk)
  • QIOs are helping patients to be more involved in their health and in the care that they receive. (ahqa.org)
  • You will be introduced to the 4 principles of TPS, as well as the TPS House that illustrates how the various tools of TPS fit together to continually add value to the care of patients. (coursera.org)
  • AMPATH addresses the health needs of a population of 3.5 million people in western Kenya, treating HIV infected patients at more than 500 clinics in urban and rural sites. (thoughtworks.com)
  • We are excited to begin testing new ways to improve patient engagement and hands-on care management that could help keep disease under control and patients out of the emergency room. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • A survey of doctors from 11 nations showed that a markedly higher proportion of U.S. patients struggle to pay their medical bills or find limitations in their care. (netquote.com)
  • Fifty-eight percent of American doctors say their patients often have difficulty paying for medical care - "by far the highest rate in the survey," noted Cathy Schoen of the Commonwealth Fund, the health policy group that conducted the study. (netquote.com)
  • Some have suggested that medical bills be itemized to help patients understand the care they receive. (netquote.com)
  • We are also focused on bringing back the joy of medicine for physicians and clinicians, so they can focus on what matters most: caring for their patients. (optum.com)
  • Proactive care helps patients meet their health goals. (optum.com)
  • Learn how Optum is improving experiences for patients and health care providers. (optum.com)
  • Virtual health assistants need to be designed to bring enough value to users, be it patients or doctors. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Mobile technology and connected devices will also allow virtual health assistants to become a productive mean of communication between remote patients, providers and payers, and put more information in the hands of users when and where they need it. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Expand your non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) network with Uber Health to make it even easier for healthcare providers to dependably transport patients. (uber.com)
  • Uber Health has partnered with Ambulnz to make it easier for healthcare providers to request non-emergency medical transportation for their patients. (uber.com)
  • The Uber Health dashboard was specifically designed for healthcare companies to handle sensitive data, so you can safeguard your patients' information from start to finish. (uber.com)
  • Nursing's Code of Ethics is the promise that we as RNs are doing our best to provide care for our patients and communities, supporting each other in the process so that all RNs can fulfill their ethical and professional obligations. (centracare.com)
  • Clinical RNs assess patients for anticipated discharge needs and plan for transition to the next level of care, through the IDEAL model. (centracare.com)
  • Fixing Healthcare from the Inside: Teaching Residents to Heal Broken Delivery Processes as they Heal Sick Patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • QIOs also are driving improvements and efficiencies in physician offices by leveraging electronic health record data. (ahqa.org)
  • by getting up and running quickly with care pathway management, they can start to generate immediate care delivery process improvements - leading to ROI in weeks instead of years. (businesswire.com)
  • Advances in telecommunications, robotics, medical sensor technology and artificial intelligence (AI) have opened the door for solutions that may help address health care delivery to underserviced rural and remote populations. (leaderpost.com)
  • In Saskatchewan, we have established a remote medicine program that focuses on the care of the most vulnerable populations such as acutely ill children, pregnant women and the elderly. (leaderpost.com)
  • Wearable remote presence devices such as Google Glass technology are the next step in remote presence health care for underserviced populations. (leaderpost.com)
  • The government has recognised the system's gaps and is introducing several healthcare schemes to benefit the country's underprivileged populations. (bain.com)
  • The CHART Model invests in rural areas by offering technical assistance and support as they implement care delivery reforms to serve their populations. (cms.gov)
  • Telehealth is viewed as the removal of time and distance barriers in the provision of health care and patient education to underserved populations. (igi-global.com)
  • Future research opportunities include testing PN interventions in the post-treatment settings and among gynecological cancer patient populations, age--related barriers to effective PN, and collaborative efforts between community health workers and patient navigators as care goes across segments of the cancer control continuum. (frontiersin.org)
  • As PN programs continue to develop and become a standard of care, further research will be required to determine the effectiveness of cancer PN across the cancer care continuum, and in different patient populations. (frontiersin.org)
  • David Nash, MD, founding dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health and professor of health policy at Thomas Jefferson University, delivered the keynote address. (aha.org)
  • Cost reduction can be achieved by increasing efficiencies in the delivery of care and minimizing care outside of locally developed appropriate use guidelines. (hbs.edu)
  • Having IBM Watson Health affords us a clear path of best practices so that our providers do not have to start from scratch every time. (ibm.com)
  • Patient sharing arrangements are important to effective care coordination but it is not known how these relationships are related to the organizational boundaries of physicians' practices. (nihcm.org)
  • Currently catering to over 1,000 physician practices, Chiron Health is noted for its Reimbursement Rules Engine, which provides doctors with accurate estimates on how much they will be paid for consults across 300 different healthcare plans. (prnewswire.com)
  • Corporate programs for sustainable and ethical sourcing practices, however, have fallen far short of solving the underlying causes of extreme poverty, extensive use of child labor, and threats to the environment and human health. (hbs.edu)
  • Can we finance and service a hard turn into integrated healthcare by acquiring physician and specialty practices? (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Consequently, it takes a historical look at how certain prehistoric constructs have provided the scientific basis for modern medical practices, and argues further that learning from the past, and agreeing to work together in the present, would without doubt initiate a breakthrough in healthcare delivery in the Nigerian future. (springer.com)
  • This collaboration will allow the school's faculty and researchers to play an integral role in helping to define and evaluate best practices and train pharmacists to effectively implement new models of care. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Lewin brings in-depth experience with government and private sector clients evaluating practices, programs and policies for areas to improve health care delivery. (lewin.com)
  • It's unfortunate that it took a health-care disaster like COVID for it to become more acceptable, but most of us are seeing that it's actually a very effective way to interact with people and we can do a majority of our practices in that way. (mlive.com)
  • Bitran will share insights on virtual health assistants in her HIMSS20 session, "Virtual Health Assistants: Best Practices and Real Use Cases. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • In our health informatics core, students learn best practices in how to select, validate, and implement health technologies on the front lines of care. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • CEO Bruce Broussard said in a prepared statement that care delivered at home is a "vital element" in improving the health of older people living with chronic conditions, which can include diabetes or heart disease. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • In just six years, social enterprise Clínicas del Azúcar has grown into the largest private provider of specialized diabetes care in Mexico, but faces an almost constant challenge to balance its financial and social performance. (nextbillion.net)
  • Lumeon has developed a starter library of 15 ready-made pathway blueprints in high priority areas, including diabetes screening, pre-surgical optimization, post-discharge heart failure and post-discharge comprehensive care for joint replacement (CJR). (businesswire.com)
  • 2014). The provision of culturally competent health care . (springer.com)
  • In a letter to the Uniform Law Commission, the AHA expresses concerns with the draft uniform law provisions on non-compete agreements for health care providers. (aha.org)
  • Welcome to the exciting world of Healthcare Delivery Providers! (coursera.org)
  • This second course in the Healthcare Marketplace Specialization will help you understand the various providers of healthcare across the U.S. delivery continuum. (coursera.org)
  • Health care providers often have a hard time keeping up with the latest medical findings and recommendations. (westat.com)
  • However, it is much easer to obtain insurance coverage for medical than for mental health conditions, with only 55 percent of psychiatrists accepting insurance, compared with 93 percent of other medical providers accepting insurance (86 percent accepting Medicare). (kevinmd.com)
  • By purchasing government subsidized healthcare commodities in bulk for its franchisees, the NGO reduces prices and increases the earnings of its providers. (nextbillion.net)
  • In this course healthcare providers, administrators, engineers, and healthcare professional students will be taught how to apply the principles and tools of Lean to health care. (coursera.org)
  • Vikram Kapur, a partner with Bain's Healthcare practice, discusses four areas that providers can focus on to improve their operational excellence. (bain.com)
  • BOSTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Lumeon , the leader in Care Pathway Management (CPM), today announced the launch of its care pathway blueprints, offering ready-made, easy-to-deploy workflow templates that enable healthcare providers to make care processes more efficient and accelerate the transition to value-based care. (businesswire.com)
  • By bringing this established expertise and methodology for care pathway design and management to the market, healthcare providers no longer need to make the upfront resource investment in translating clinical guidelines into operational practice and can quickly realize financial and clinical benefits. (businesswire.com)
  • In addition to deploying ready-made pathway blueprints, providers can also work with Lumeon experts to operationalize existing care pathways, or custom-design care pathways to their operations. (businesswire.com)
  • Despite Medicaid coverage of dental care, only a little more than 1/3 of children. (westat.com)
  • What are the key challenges facing Myanmar in its progress towards achieving universal health coverage? (who.int)
  • The government's latest announcement of INR 5 lakh insurance coverage for poor families under the National Health Protection Scheme is notable in this regard. (bain.com)
  • This can include modernizing infrastructure and using technology to eliminate traditional barriers to care, like distance to specialists or transportation issues. (cms.gov)
  • Addressed is a technology model, which demonstrates the capability of reducing time and distance barriers in the provision of health care and education through telehealth technology. (igi-global.com)
  • Other barriers to adequate health care faced by people experiencing homelessness include the daily struggle for the essentials of life. (homelesshub.ca)
  • Just this week, Pine Rest announced its psychiatric urgent care center is now offering telehealth assessments. (mlive.com)
  • Telehealth isn't the area where health-care delivery has changed as a result of coronavirus. (mlive.com)
  • Within the supportive framework of the CHART Model, for example, award recipients can expand telehealth to make it easier for people in rural areas to receive care. (cms.gov)
  • We believe in a patient-centric continuum of care. (ibm.com)
  • AUSTIN, Texas , Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Medici ( www.medici.md ) recently acquired telemedicine company Chiron Health to further its focused mission of revolutionizing the healthcare industry with innovative, global technology that reconnects the continuum of care. (prnewswire.com)
  • Implementing a web-based EHR will help to integrate a patient's care across the continuum. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Telemedicine aims to meet the needs of today's healthcare consumers and has the capacity to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare. (ajmc.com)
  • Telemedicine connects the convenience, low cost, and ready accessibility of health-related information and communication using the Internet and associated technologies. (ajmc.com)
  • 4 Telephone communication the most basic type of telemedicine that provides communication and remote care delivery. (ajmc.com)
  • Beyond the Jargon: Architecture, Process, and Clinical Care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific clinical examples of productivity improvement and the many uses of such research - for private industry as well as public policy - illustrate why productivity research could be considered the 'genome' of healthcare delivery innovation. (nih.gov)
  • Innovation can help deliver effective, coordinated care at a lower cost. (optum.com)
  • Especially in healthcare, virtual assistants need to constantly update the content they rely on, and need to understand when they don't understand or can't help," Bitran said. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • The Public Health / Health Care Delivery SIG was formed to improve the collaboration of scientists and health care professionals from a range of disciplines who share common specialized interests. (aasld.org)
  • Through their collaboration, the groups hope to complement the US health care system's move away from volume-based care and toward valued-based, patient-focused care. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • The practice of professional nursing includes independent nursing functions, interdependent functions and delegated medical functions which may be performed in collaboration with other health team members or may be delegated by the professional nurse to other nursing personnel. (centracare.com)
  • This is a nontrivial subset of the population - indeed, approximately 31.5 percent of adults (and 49 percent of those ages 45-64) live with multiple chronic conditions , and 71 percent of health care spending goes toward those individuals. (kevinmd.com)
  • Missouri has established "health homes" that coordinate care for beneficiaries with chronic physical health conditions or a diagnosed serious mental illness. (cbpp.org)
  • Use of peer support workers is a common theme linking several collaborative studies with local Mental Health NHS Trusts. (sgul.ac.uk)
  • The coordination of care model describes the integration of patient- and family-centered care within a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment. (centracare.com)
  • If you're looking for some silver linings in the coronavirus crisis, here are some: It's forcing changes in health-care delivery that are likely to be long-term or even permanent reforms. (mlive.com)
  • States are using their considerable flexibility under Medicaid to streamline health care delivery and improve health, our new report shows, disproving claims by proponents of a Medicaid per capita cap that current Medicaid rules inhibit state reforms. (cbpp.org)
  • The ch- lenges posed by health care delivery in the 21st century are immense, ranging from redefining life and health given the advances in genetic technology, global environmental changes, and multinational simultaneous increases in poverty and longevity, to economic decisions rega- ing technology and service levels that fewer and fewer can afford. (springer.com)
  • A modern degree in health delivery science needs to acknowledge the incredible advances in health information technology and digital health science. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • A "refocusing of international public funds on a public workforce is a welcome rebalancing of decades of pro-market ideology and underfunding of health professionals for supposedly sound financial reasons," Glennie says, adding that the biggest challenge now is for an active civil society to "get our governments to make this a priority" and remain accountable and transparent (9/23). (kff.org)
  • In 2007-2008, a team at Health Workforce Solutions LLC, a consulting firm in San Francisco, investigated innovative, nursing-driven models of health care delivery, identified 24 models for in-depth study and disseminated detailed information about the 24 on a website created for the project. (rwjf.org)
  • The AHA Workforce Center hosts a series of webinars focused on sustainable health care delivery through strategic workforce development. (aha.org)
  • Carol Cheney, Vice President of Staffing and Workforce Planning for Banner Health will speak specifically about the workforce development and strategic planning that she leads at Banner Health. (aha.org)
  • With valid outcome and cost information, managers and clinicians can standardize clinical and administrative processes, eliminate non-value added and redundant steps, improve resource utilization, and redesign care so that appropriate medical resources perform each process step. (hbs.edu)
  • In addition to "essential money," "the right policies, government commitment and citizen accountability" are needed to decrease child mortality and improve other global health indicators, "[b]ut the sine qua non for effective health care delivery is health workers. (kff.org)
  • Whether it's prevention, treatment or care, it's all about health workers," Jonathan Glennie, a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, writes in a post on the Guardian's " Poverty Matters Blog . (kff.org)
  • LONDON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A delivery of protective equipment for British health workers that was due on Sunday from Turkey has been delayed, a British government official said, as medics on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak increasingly report shortages of gear. (reuters.com)
  • Give health care workers a break. (kevinmd.com)
  • Additional community-based ear workers may be required to sustain hearing health education programs. (health.gov.au)
  • Training is required for staff (including all health workers, nurses and GPs) in the following diagnostic instruments. (health.gov.au)
  • A pure-tone audiometer enables trained staff (ear health workers, Aboriginal Health Workers and remote nurses) to perform hearing tests. (health.gov.au)
  • How can employers take care of workers in a post-Covid world? (siliconrepublic.com)
  • The training will take place at Yaba College of Health Technology, where they are going to be trained as CBA in the process, they will have confidence in themselves interact with Community Health Extension Workers and be under the supervision of Community Health Officers. (vanguardngr.com)
  • The large Solutionarium and Innovations area of the conference features real-life provider workflow scenarios including front desk, outpatient, inpatient settings, as well as hands-on demonstrations of a variety of Netsmart solutions for coordinated care and mobile apps for use by clinicians and case workers in the field. (businesswire.com)
  • Community Health Workers: Role. (hhs.gov)
  • Funded through full-risk arrangements with Medicare Advantage plans, we outlined an overview of the original Miami-based model in Health Affairs last year [ 1 ]. (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • On April 9, 2003 the U.S. congressional Subcommittee on Health (part of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce) heard testimony from various witnesses on the topic 'Strengthening and Improving Medicare. (brainmass.com)
  • CMS is accepting applications to test Medicare Advantage health plan innovations through the Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) model. (aapc.com)
  • Findings provide insight into the role of organizational affiliations in the construction of patient care teams. (nihcm.org)
  • We will dissect this important value chain using various lenses such as- site of care delivery, people who provide the care and payers who pay for care. (coursera.org)
  • Despite their best efforts, government and NGO programs have generally failed to achieve the scale and sustainability necessary to provide adequate and affordable healthcare to many living below the poverty line. (nextbillion.net)
  • Over the next week, I will be highlighting a number of innovative enterprises that leverage cross-sector partnerships to provide affordable healthcare to the poor. (nextbillion.net)
  • As part of health care's quadruple aim, the field has recognized the need not only to improve health and provide better care at a lower cost, but also to improve the clinician experience. (aha.org)
  • No - this remote presence technology is currently in use in Saskatchewan, to provide care to acutely ill children living in remote northern communities. (leaderpost.com)
  • A lot of the care that we provide can be done remotely. (mlive.com)
  • Even as states experiment with new and effective ways to provide care, some policymakers continue to call for fundamentally restructuring federal Medicaid financing in the name of expanding state flexibility, which they claim would allow states to provide improved care at lower cost. (cbpp.org)
  • Bitran, who will address the topic this week at HIMSS20, said to provide value, virtual health assistants need to be built with healthcare intelligence, including understanding medical terminology, user intents and context, and providing credible answers. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • UPS is here to help you deliver on these growing demands with healthcare-optimised products and processes, innovative technology tools and flexible delivery options. (ups.com)
  • If we're able to allow them to stay home in their community and deliver their care remotely, that's a great thing for for that patient. (mlive.com)
  • Clinical and technical pathway experts map out key tasks and milestones that must be achieved to deliver the right care to the right patient at the right time. (businesswire.com)
  • Its industry leading platform combines evidence-based pathways with deep operational expertise to deliver better care at lower cost. (businesswire.com)
  • Better still, I am also told that from now on I can get it regularly in my home when the mobile health team visits my village. (nextbillion.net)
  • These service lines meet on a regular basis and encompass a broad spectrum of medical and hospital staff to include all staff directly involved with a patient's care. (aha.org)
  • In healthcare, delays, errors and inefficiencies can jeopardise care and strain tight resources. (ups.com)
  • A tympanometer or a wall mounted pneumatic otoscope is essential equipment for all Community Health Centres. (health.gov.au)
  • The private sector accounts for 63% of hospital beds in India, and government reports indicate that the country is 81% short of specialists at rural community health centres. (bain.com)
  • Thus, the questions with which health care managers are confronted on a daily basis are now exceedingly more complex: (1) How can a population be defined considering that both exposures and diseases originating in one corner of the globe can rapidly become a threat to any nation's security? (springer.com)
  • I will also discuss emerging paradigms like the Triple and Quadruple Aims and Accountable Care, which are rapidly spreading across the US healthcare industry. (coursera.org)
  • Our 2019 survey uncovered six factors that are altering healthcare across the region in deep and lasting ways. (bain.com)
  • We see tremendous potential in pharmacists becoming integral members of a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals focused on the overall needs of the patient," said CCNC President and CEO L. Allen Dobson in a press release. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • The percentage of people receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for a mental health impairment is increasing. (westat.com)
  • It is no secret that mental health conditions are prevalent, and recent years have seen an increase in the dialogue on their causes and consequences. (kevinmd.com)
  • SAMHSA estimated that 58 percent of adults have a medical condition and that 25 percent of adults have a mental health condition. (kevinmd.com)
  • At least as important is the rate of comorbidity that they estimate: 29 percent of those with medical conditions have mental health conditions, and 68 percent of those with mental health conditions have medical conditions. (kevinmd.com)
  • 2014). Music therapy in mental health- evidence based practice support . (springer.com)
  • Mental health is getting newfound respect. (mlive.com)
  • This is the major focus of our research programme in mental health, but also extends to other areas. (sgul.ac.uk)
  • The virtual assistant needs to be integrated to the organization's assets and extended to support its processes and needs, while maintaining top privacy, security and compliance standards to allow it to handle healthcare use cases and data," Bitran noted. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Lumeon announced the launch of its care pathway blueprints, offering easy-to-deploy workflow templates to make healthcare processes more efficient. (businesswire.com)
  • In 2012, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) announced that health-care facilities seeking CoC-accreditation must have PN processes in place starting January 1, 2015. (frontiersin.org)
  • Did the world-renowned hospital and healthcare research center, with 40,000 employees and a $6 billion budget, really believe it did not possess the heft to take on the increasingly turbulent sea changes in American healthcare? (thehealthcareblog.com)
  • Unfair inequalities in health and health care ," CORE Discussion Papers 2007090, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE). (repec.org)
  • Unfair inequalities in health and health care ," CORE Discussion Papers RP 2141, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE). (repec.org)
  • Embedding research questions and strategies for addressing those questions into healthcare practice increases the likelihood that the findings would be practice-relevant. (nih.gov)
  • Enhancing learning, research, patient care and the health of the community. (mcw.edu)
  • She has worked in health information management and physician auditing and education for nearly 20 years. (aapc.com)
  • Equity in health and health care in a decentralised context: evidence from Canada ," Health Economics , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(3), pages 377-392. (repec.org)
  • After more than a decade of developing and documenting our approach to care pathway design and operations, we are now combining this experience with the latest clinical guidelines to create evidence-based blueprints that our customers can leverage to deploy care pathways at speed and scale," said Dr. Gajan Srikanthan, director of clinical pathways at Lumeon. (businesswire.com)
  • Early intervention for detection of OM (and related hearing loss and its consequences) should be made a priority for infant and early childhood health and education programs. (health.gov.au)
  • From 1996 to 2000, staff the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council developed and implemented a more coordinated, cost-effective approach to health care among Native American tribes in Wisconsin, based upon assessment and planning activities conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School. (rwjf.org)
  • The economists also address medical malpractice as a driver of health expenses. (apta.org)
  • Helena McKeown, chair of the British Medical Association which represents doctors, told Sky News the delay would be "devastating" news for health professionals. (reuters.com)
  • The acquisition of Chiron Health follows that of the recent Medici addition of DocbookMD, an early platform facilitating medical professional colleague communication, including members of state medical associations. (prnewswire.com)
  • Also includes information for graduate medical, allied health, and nursing students. (childrensmn.org)
  • The current model of centralized health care where the patient has to go to a hospital or a clinic to receive urgent or elective medical care is inefficient and costly. (leaderpost.com)
  • The researchers found complaints were particularly valuable in identifying problems before admission to hospital - such as cancelled medical appointments - or after discharge, such as a lack of follow up care. (lse.ac.uk)
  • The consortium includes Brown University, Duke University, Lehigh Valley Health Network, The University of Massachusetts, The University of Notre Dome, Portland Providence Medical Center, Purdue University, The University of Toronto, and The University of Utah. (thoughtworks.com)
  • He hoped the drugs would not only subsidize the cost of medical care at the hospital, but also meet its needs as a referral medical centre. (modernghana.com)
  • Leverage Uber Health for same-day deliveries of prescriptions and medical supplies. (uber.com)
  • Another significant barrier is following up on prescriptions (due to lack of insurance benefits or inability to pay the co-payment) or ongoing medical "home treatment" (such as sitz baths, bedrest or wound care). (homelesshub.ca)

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