Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Skilled Nursing Facilities: Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.Residential Facilities: Long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Assisted Living Facilities: A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)Health Facility Administration: Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.Health Facilities, Proprietary: Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.Public Facilities: An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.Health Facility Planning: Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.Facility Regulation and Control: Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.Long-Term Care: Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Aqueous Humor: The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)Toilet Facilities: Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.Military Facilities: Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.Cancer Care Facilities: Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.Homes for the Aged: Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Intermediate Care Facilities: Institutions which provide health-related care and services to individuals who do not require the degree of care which hospitals or skilled nursing facilities provide, but because of their physical or mental condition require care and services above the level of room and board.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Trabecular Meshwork: A porelike structure surrounding the entire circumference of the anterior chamber through which aqueous humor circulates to the canal of Schlemm.United StatesAnimals, LaboratoryMaternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Health Facility Environment: Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.Hospital Design and Construction: The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.Cardiac Care Facilities: Institutions specializing in the care of patients with heart disorders.Fitness Centers: Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.Prisons: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.Housing, AnimalRural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Facility Size: The physical space or dimensions of a facility. Size may be indicated by bed capacity.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Tanzania: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.Home Childbirth: Childbirth taking place in the home.Health Facility Administrators: Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of health care facilities such as nursing homes.Rehabilitation Centers: Facilities which provide programs for rehabilitating the mentally or physically disabled individuals.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Facility Closure: The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.Kenya: A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.Infection Control: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Containment of Biohazards: Provision of physical and biological barriers to the dissemination of potentially hazardous biologically active agents (bacteria, viruses, recombinant DNA, etc.). Physical containment involves the use of special equipment, facilities, and procedures to prevent the escape of the agent. Biological containment includes use of immune personnel and the selection of agents and hosts that will minimize the risk should the agent escape the containment facility.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Nursing Staff: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.United States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Recreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Maternal Mortality: Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Malaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Environment, Controlled: A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Zambia: A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.Environment Design: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.Intraocular Pressure: The pressure of the fluids in the eye.Diagnosis-Related Groups: A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Anterior Eye Segment: The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.Beauty CultureFees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Ethiopia: An independent state in eastern Africa. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan. Its capital is Addis Ababa.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.PrisonersBritish Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)Anterior Chamber: The space in the eye, filled with aqueous humor, bounded anteriorly by the cornea and a small portion of the sclera and posteriorly by a small portion of the ciliary body, the iris, and that part of the crystalline lens which presents through the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p109)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Subacute Care: Medical and skilled nursing services provided to patients who are not in an acute phase of an illness but who require a level of care higher than that provided in a long-term care setting. (JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)Sanitation: The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.AfghanistanHospitals, Military: Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.Hospitals, Veterans: Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.Midwifery: The practice of assisting women in childbirth.Sclera: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)IndiaCapital Expenditures: Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.Hospital Planning: Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.Malawi: A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.Hemodialysis Units, Hospital: Hospital units in which care is provided the hemodialysis patient. This includes hemodialysis centers in hospitals.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Geographic Information Systems: Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Hospitals, Private: A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)Medical Laboratory Personnel: Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Antimalarials: Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Regional Medical Programs: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Prenatal Care: Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Prospective Payment System: A system wherein reimbursement rates are set, for a given period of time, prior to the circumstances giving rise to actual reimbursement claims.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Architectural Accessibility: Designs for approaching areas inside or outside facilities.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Hospital Bed Capacity: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.Case Management: A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)Ventilation: Supplying a building or house, their rooms and corridors, with fresh air. The controlling of the environment thus may be in public or domestic sites and in medical or non-medical locales. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Child Day Care Centers: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Bed Occupancy: A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.CaliforniaHazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services: The services provided in the delivery of health care, associated facilities in health care, and attendant manpower required or available.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.Animal Technicians: Assistants to a veterinarian, biological or biomedical researcher, or other scientist who are engaged in the care and management of animals, and who are trained in basic principles of animal life processes and routine laboratory and animal health care procedures. (Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Medical Waste Disposal: Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.NepalChild Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Refuse Disposal: The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Artemisinins: A group of SESQUITERPENES and their analogs that contain a peroxide group (PEROXIDES) within an oxepin ring (OXEPINS).HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Ciliary Body: A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the RETINA. It consists of the uveal portion and the epithelial portion. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal portion and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial portion.BangladeshPatient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Hospitals, Voluntary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Hospitals, Community: Institutions with permanent facilities and organized medical staff which provide the full range of hospital services primarily to a neighborhood area.Fluorenes: A family of diphenylenemethane derivatives.Nursing Assessment: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.PakistanJapanPatient Isolation: The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.Clinical Governance: A framework through which the United Kingdom's National Health Service organizations are accountable for continually improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. (Scally and Donaldson, BMJ (4 July 1998): 61-65)Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Progressive Patient Care: Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.Obstetrics: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Hygiene: The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)Inpatients: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Renal Dialysis: Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.Medical Staff: Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Parturition: The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Animal Experimentation: The use of animals as investigational subjects.
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... day care facilities, adult family homes and assisted living facilities. ... termination of parental rights and Child in Need of Services proceedings). The other types of work handled include foster care ... We have seen a steady growth in the number of child care licensing cases handled by this division over the last few years. This ... and child care licensing hearings, adult family home and assisted living facilities licensing hearings and adult protective ...
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- This is a common method of transmission in child care centers. (encyclopedia.com)
- In English-speaking and other conservative countries, the vast majority of childcare is still performed by the parents, in-house nannies or through informal arrangements with relatives, neighbors or friends, but most children are in daycare centers for most of the day in Nordic Countries, for example. (wikipedia.org)
- Local governments, often municipalities, may operate non-profit day care centers. (wikipedia.org)
- Local legislation may regulate the operation of daycare centers, affecting staffing requirements. (wikipedia.org)
- It "would have created nationally funded child care centers providing early childhood services and after-school care, as well as nutrition, counseling, and even medical and dental care. (wikipedia.org)
- It is not uncommon to hear of a mother calling child-care centers to get on waiting lists before calling family members to share the joyful news that she is expecting. (encyclopedia.com)
- To describe and contrast individual state nutrition and physical activity regulations related to childhood obesity for child care centers and family child care homes in the United States. (biomedcentral.com)
- Tennessee had six of the eight regulations for child care centers, and Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, and Nevada had five of the eight regulations. (biomedcentral.com)
- In this study, more fine-grained information regarding the types of centers and home-care facilities was gathered. (umich.edu)
- Most states would get a failing grade if ranked according to model obesity-prevention regulations governing child-care centers, according to a report released today. (rwjf.org)
- However, improving such grades should be straightforward for most states because there is strong expert agreement on the model regulations that can best help child-care centers provide healthier foods and more opportunities for physical activity. (rwjf.org)
- For this report, experts in nutrition and physical activity assessed state regulations for child-care centers and then graded each state according to healthy eating and physical activity standards. (rwjf.org)
- Georgia and Nevada ranked highest for the total number of healthy eating and physical activity requirements for child-care centers and homes. (rwjf.org)
- For example, model state regulations specify that young children in child-care centers should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day. (rwjf.org)
- Stronger state regulations aimed at child-care centers have the potential to reduce the risk of obesity for millions of children in the U.S.," said Benjamin. (rwjf.org)
- The subject matter areas include child abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights, family conflict cases, vulnerable adult guardianships and protection orders and licensing of foster homes, day care facilities, adult family homes and assisted living facilities. (wa.gov)
- The division provides legal representation to DCYF and DSHS, including child welfare services, Adult Protective Services (APS), the Division of Licensed Resources (DLR), Residential Care Services (RCS) and the Department of Early Learning (DEL) in all levels of state and federal court and administrative tribunals. (wa.gov)
- The other types of work handled include foster care and child care licensing hearings, adult family home and assisted living facilities licensing hearings and adult protective services guardianships and protective orders. (wa.gov)
- Now, however, there is a spectrum of nonfamilial, for-profit, third-party settings where the elders live and are taken care of: assisted living facilities, retirement communities, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, and hospice care. (khabar.com)
- Mentors are trusted non-parental, adult friends who make a long-term commitment to provide consistent guidance and support to a youth. (wa.gov)
- According to a 2004 Mentoring Report for Washington State, there are 240,000 youth in Washington who are at-risk and in need of mentoring from a caring adult. (wa.gov)
- The latest case involved a younger adult who was never vaccinated for the measles due to parental objections. (startribune.com)
- Methods: Inpatient hospital discharge and Medicaid paid claims data for 2002 were used to estimate preva-lence and medical care costs. (ncdcr.gov)
- 1- 4 Medical care systems struggle to manage the increased costs associated with home health services, inpatient hospital stays, and physician and emergency room visits. (ncdcr.gov)
- A recent randomized control trial found that parental involvement during the inpatient neonatal intensive care benefits newborn health outcomes, including infant weight gain and increased frequency of exclusive breastmilk feeding at discharge, as well as a boon to parental mental health. (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- Inpatient and residential treatment does not seem any more effective than day treatment, multi-systemic treatment, or community mental health services and is more costly. (ku.edu)
- Inpatient care is generally thought of as a part of a comprehensive treatment program that includes continued treatment as an outpatient following discharge from the inpatient facility. (ku.edu)
- If the individual's stay in the PRTF has exceeded 30 continuous days, a PML must be reported to the facility the month following the month of the 30th inpatient day. (ncdhhs.gov)
- 1. For hospital or PRTF admissions, send a manual DMA-5016 to the facility effective the month following the month in which the 30th continuous inpatient day falls. (ncdhhs.gov)
- For hospital and PRTF placements, LTC budgeting begins the month following the month of the 30th continuous inpatient day. (ncdhhs.gov)
- More and more, courts are being called on to review custody and visitation arrangements based on claims of parental alienation. (myfamilylaw.com)
- Measures the proportion of HIV-infected women in the intervention and control arms who, within 3, 6 and 9-months develop, together with their child, a clear custody care plan. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- A person other than a public employee who is entrusted with the regular care of those under the care and custody of a state agency including, but not limited to, operators of day care facilities, group homes, residential care facilities adoptive or foster homes. (kdheks.gov)
- We take a principled approach to young children's care and education, with an emphasis on parental involvement and collaborative working. (mdx.ac.uk)
- Conclusions from the report indicate that parental involvement is highly correlated with successful outcomes. (ku.edu)
- The program must provide for coordinating (a) health education, (b) physical education and physical activity, (c) nutrition services, and (d) parental involvement. (texmed.org)
- Approximately 80 percent of the division's caseload involves juvenile court litigation (juvenile dependency, guardianships, termination of parental rights and Child in Need of Services proceedings). (wa.gov)
- 4) "Adjudicatory hearing" means a hearing for the court to determine whether or not the facts support the allegations stated in the petition in dependency cases or in termination of parental rights cases. (flsenate.gov)
- 6) "child welfare proceeding" includes any action in which the state is removing a child from his or her parent pursuant to the parens patriae power of the state where the parent cannot have the child returned upon demand, up to and including the termination of the parent's parental rights occurring in a juvenile court. (ncd.gov)
- This legislation includes major changes to the nation's health care system with many potential implications for the state's H&SS programs. (ca.gov)
- For most of this nation's history, caring for the elderly was a family affair carried out largely by women in the home. (khabar.com)
- The Cabinet approves a ¥2 trillion package to expand the scope of free education and child care services to cope with the nation's declining birthrate and rapid graying. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Though the experiences of individual women vary widely, in general women as a group fare worse than men on a number of fronts, ranging from the incidence of poverty to protection under the law, and from access to health care to decision-making power. (guyana.org)
- It's always best to consult your health care provider if you do have questions, but these tips can help you discern what's serious enough to warrant a sick day (and a doctor's visit) - and what's minor enough to send them on their way. (whattoexpect.com)
- People who use PrEP must commit to taking the drug every day and seeing their health care provider for follow-up every 3 months. (longbeach.gov)
- Therefore, for women who are randomized to the control group, we will ensure a Standard of Care for all mothers including a one-hour counselling session, focused specifically on disclosure, delivered at the primary health care facility as part of the HIV Programme. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- We will orientate all health professionals in the enrolment clinic, including nurses, counsellors and community health care workers, on parental HIV disclosure, and provide a one-day training workshop (including training manual, role-plays and competency testing. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- At the time of publication for this report, President Obama had just signed the health care reform legislation, and action on a related reconciliation bill was expected in the near future. (ca.gov)
- Although we note how this federal legislation may limit some state options with respect to H&SS programs we will be evaluating how federal health care reform may affect California in future publications. (ca.gov)
- Nursing home benefits include trained staff in administering health care to their clients. (trcb.com)
- 6,7 ] Transportation is also a barrier in accessing mental health care and is often cited "as one of the major concerns reported by rural residents in discussing limitations to their access to health care or their participation in health programs. (cdc.gov)
- Also, these facilities can help medical care systems, such as Medicaid, to better manage health care costs, particularly by reducing hospital and emergency room use. (ncdcr.gov)
- Public health and health-care providers should work with parents and community leaders to address concerns about the MMR vaccine to ensure high vaccination coverage and prevent measles. (cdc.gov)
- Men often determine health care seeking as well as provide care to the newborn and mother. (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- Parents or other caregivers make unique contributions by being able to observe, monitor and provide care to their small and sick newborns (when appropriate, under supervision and in partnership with the health-care team). (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- We've seen less than 16 cases on-site," Director of University Health Services Lesley Sacher said, adding that she was aware of more students who either called without coming in or were seen by a health care provider elsewhere in the community. (cnn.com)
- The purpose of KSWebIZ is to consolidate immunization information among health care professionals, assure adequate immunization levels, and avoid unnecessary immunizations. (kdheks.gov)
- A health care professional (KSA 65-531). (kdheks.gov)
- This means that they have falling death rates, due to improving health care, while birth rates remain high. (bbc.co.uk)
- DR. HUFF: I'm Stan Huff with Intermountain Health Care and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, a member of the Committee. (hhs.gov)
- Obesity and the associated medical complications increase health care spending and patient morbidity and mortality. (texmed.org)
- Examining the intersection of law and health care, biotech & bioethics. (harvard.edu)
- Jeremy Olson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering health care for the Star Tribune. (startribune.com)
- Price said law firms also are on the leading edge of providing benefits that include pre- and postnatal care. (dallasnews.com)
- Based on the lower live litter size on PND 0 for F2 pups, decreased postnatal survival, and lower mean body weights and body weight gains during the pre-weaning period for F1 and F2 pups at 400 mg/kg/day, the NOAEL for neonatal toxicity was considered to be 100 mg/kg/day. (europa.eu)
- Wait until your child's temp has gone down without the help of fever-reducing medications like acetaminophen before she returns to day care. (whattoexpect.com)
- Day care, daycare, child day care, or childcare is the care of a child during the day by a person other than the child's legal guardians, typically performed by someone outside the child's immediate family. (wikipedia.org)
- Child care in the child's own home is traditionally provided by a nanny or au pair, or by extended family members including grandparents, aunts and uncles. (wikipedia.org)
- Quality-of-care indicators might include a child's overall development, health, and happiness, as defined and measured by the parent and provider. (encyclopedia.com)
- 1) "Abandoned" means a situation in which the parent or legal custodian of a child or, in the absence of a parent or legal custodian, the caregiver responsible for the child's welfare, while being able, makes no provision for the child's support and makes no effort to communicate with the child, which situation is sufficient to evince a willful rejection of parental obligations. (flsenate.gov)
- If the efforts of such parent or legal custodian, or caregiver primarily responsible for the child's welfare, to support and communicate with the child are, in the opinion of the court, only marginal efforts that do not evince a settled purpose to assume all parental duties, the court may declare the child to be abandoned. (flsenate.gov)
- 1) "Abandoned" or "abandonment" means a situation in which the parent or legal custodian of a child or, in the absence of a parent or legal custodian, the caregiver, while being able, has made no significant contribution to the child's care and maintenance or has failed to establish or maintain a substantial and positive relationship with the child, or both. (flsenate.gov)
- In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. (netce.com)
- The Fitch Creche in Buffalo, New York was known as the first day center for working mothers in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- Findings from emerging research indicate that childhood environmental exposure can impact health throughout life, beginning with parental exposures prior to conception and mothers' exposures during pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
- Analyses based on the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) show that a longer parental leave for mothers is associated with a more "traditional" division of labor in terms of household work and childcare, even after both partners have returned to the labor market. (diw.de)
- The results can be explained by the fact that mothers tend to develop preferences as well as an identity centered on childcare over the course of a longer parental leave. (diw.de)
- First, the organization of production and second, the availability of inexpensive and reliable parental surrogates to working mothers. (hiof.no)
- While women have a unique role as mothers, evidence also shows that men also have a key role in the care of newborns, as partners/husbands, fathers, caregivers and community members. (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- Our study casts doubt on previously held beliefs that non-parental childcare is associated with a higher risk of obesity," said lead study author Dr. Inyang Isong, a researcher at Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital. (globalnews.ca)
- Examining the relationship between infants' childcare arrangements (defined in terms of hours, type, quality, and stability of care and the age at which the child entered care) and children's concurrent and long-term development. (umich.edu)
- The German productive vocabulary of 51 2-year-olds (27 girls), assessed via parental report, was analyzed taking children's gender, the type of early care they experienced, and their mono- versus bilingual language composition into consideration. (ac-psych.org)
- Based on the absence of effects on F0 and F1 reproductive performance at any dosage level in a two-generation study, a dosage level of 400 mg/kg/day (the highest dosage level tested) was considered to be the no-observed-adverse-effect level (NOAEL) for parental reproductive toxicity of test item administered orally by gavage to Crl:CD(SD) rats. (europa.eu)
- An abortion fund is a group of people who care about reproductive rights and help people who can't afford abortions to cover the cost of the procedure. (wikihow.com)
- Vaccination status was known for 11 patients: five were too young to have been vaccinated, and six (all of Somali descent) had not been vaccinated because of parental concerns about the safety of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. (cdc.gov)
- However, importations of measles from other countries still occur, and low vaccination coverage associated with parental concerns regarding the MMR vaccine puts persons and communities at risk for measles. (cdc.gov)
- Twenty-two of the measles victims in the latest outbreak needed hospital care. (startribune.com)
- A recent outbreak of rotavirus diarrhea in a daycare tial diagnostic purposes or to establish a diagnosis during center in Denmark demonstrated that even small outbreaks outbreaks or for immunocompromised persons for whom of rotavirus in childcare facilities can be associated with rapid intervention against other diarrhea agents (bacteria, substantial expense on a personal and a public scale due to parasites) is crucial. (cdc.gov)
- A recent outbreak of rotavirus diarrhea in a daycare center in Denmark demonstrated that even small outbreaks of rotavirus in childcare facilities can be associated with substantial expense on a personal and a public scale due to parental loss of work ( 4 ). (cdc.gov)
- However, where the mother can leave her child with relatives or in a day care center, the inverse relationship is weakened to some extent. (hiof.no)
- A man's claim that his wife, who worked at a day care center in Aichi Prefecture, was forced to apologize to her employer for getting pregnant ahead of senior coworkers, has highlighted how the labor crunch in female-dominated sectors can affect operators. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Accommodation is in single or shared rooms, and the center operates a child care facility in summer. (usatoday.com)
- Camps run throughout the year, but the center also offers day drop-ins and Thursday evening sessions for locals. (usatoday.com)
- Census surveys use only gross categories of care (e.g., center vs. in-home). (umich.edu)
- A freestanding birth center is a health facility other than a hospital where childbirth is planned to occur away from the pregnant woman's residence, and that provides prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum care, as well as other ambulatory services for women and newborns. (npidashboard.com)
- We conducted a review of regulations for child care facilities for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (biomedcentral.com)
- Many states lack specific nutrition and physical activity regulations related to childhood obesity for child care facilities. (biomedcentral.com)
- Benjamin encouraged states to adopt specific regulations for child care, using those in this new report as a guide. (rwjf.org)
- The Department of Defense regulates its own child-care facilities and has done well in previous rankings of health related regulations, such as fire safety and first aid training. (rwjf.org)
- Other factors to be assessed include (but is not limited to): parental attitudes toward immunizations, access issues, parent's perception of cost as barrier, parent's insurance status, and type of provider administering vaccine. (nih.gov)
- Brown, a Democrat, issued a signing statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill to strike California's personal belief exemption for immunizations, a move that requires nearly all public schoolchildren to be vaccinated. (hollywoodreporter.com)
- Providers are welcome to respond to parental reviews, however we ask that they identify themselves as the provider. (childcarecenter.us)
- Across the country, people with mental health issues may struggle to get care due to a shortage of providers, and this problem is magnified in rural areas. (cdc.gov)
- If either HB 1045 or SB 1680 is passed, all providers in Florida would be mandated to upload immunization records to Florida SHOTS when they administer them, making it the centralized database of record for healthcare providers, schools, day care facilities, and any other private or state agency granted access through the Florida Department of Health (DOH). (greenmedinfo.com)
- Organized along more rigid lines, these retreats require parental conferences before admission. (usatoday.com)
- If a deductible applies to the case, the deductible is met on the day of admission to the PRTF. (ncdhhs.gov)
- 2. For nursing facilities (NF) and ICF/MR admissions, send a manual DMA-5016 to the facility effective the date of admission if there is no deductible or the deductible has been met. (ncdhhs.gov)
- OUTCOME MEASURES Parental scores of need for admission and parent and consultant illness severity scores out of 10. (bmj.com)
- A paucity of information exists on the severity of illness and parental, general practitioner (GP), and consultant views about the need for admission. (bmj.com)
- Various proposals have been considered, but to date, none leading to legislation that would establish a national policy supporting day care in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- For example, mother's presence is crucial to establish breastfeeding and to promote Kangaroo Mother Care . (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- For purposes of this subsection, "establish or maintain a substantial and positive relationship" includes, but is not limited to, frequent and regular contact with the child through frequent and regular visitation or frequent and regular communication to or with the child, and the exercise of parental rights and responsibilities. (flsenate.gov)
- During their first year of day care, babies are likely to be under the weather an average of eight to 12 times. (whattoexpect.com)
- Globally, nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick every year and need specialized care to survive. (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- Most of these babies can survive and live without major complications with quality and nurturing care . (healthynewbornnetwork.org)
- Despite some studies suggesting that obesity could be linked to daycare, a new study has found that's not the case. (globalnews.ca)
- The current study, like those before it, didn't randomly assign some kids to parental care and others to daycare, which would be the most foolproof way to assess whether the setting or provider influences obesity risk, Isong said. (globalnews.ca)
- One limitation of the study is that it wouldn't show whether kids who attended daycare might have any increased risk of obesity after entering kindergarten, the authors note. (globalnews.ca)
- Still, it's not surprising that the study failed to find a clear connection between daycare attendance and obesity, said Dr. Eliana M. Perrin, a pediatrics and nutrition researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who wrote an accompanying editorial. (globalnews.ca)
- In the complex life of today's child, it's hard to show that any one factor - even one as important as child care attendance - causes obesity," Perrin said by email. (globalnews.ca)
- There are many questions about the extent of people's duty to care for each other, but the existence of the duty is a foregone conclusion. (molvray.com)
- With the passage of Public Law 96-272 in 1980, HHS became involved in the administration of the foster care system to an unprecedented extent. (hhs.gov)
- Opponents assert that the state is eliminating informed consent and trampling on parental rights. (hollywoodreporter.com)
- It seems unlikely that the Federal government will become less involved with the administration of foster care, but the degree of its influence, and the methods by which it will exert influence on State delivery systems, are a subject of debate. (hhs.gov)
- However, in June 2001, policy was revised to state that PRTF claims processed as nursing facility claims, which required entering a patient monthly liability (PML) in EIS. (ncdhhs.gov)
- While I'm chasing eleven 2 year olds, who are buzzing on sugary breakfast food they were either given at home or at this state subsidized childcare facility, I'm hoping it doesn't rain so we can go outside. (rinf.com)
- A new case hadn't been reported in weeks, and state officials had hoped they would reach the 42-day window at which they could declare the outbreak over. (startribune.com)
- Originating in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th century, day cares were established in the United States by private charities in the 1850s, such as the Charity Organization Society founded by Ansley Wilcox. (wikipedia.org)
- If you are planning on leaving early or going out for a full-day game drive a picnic breakfast and/or lunch can be arranged. (expertafrica.com)
- I want this day to end early although I really need the money ($8.50/ hour), but this is the day I close. (rinf.com)
- Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike on Tuesday pledged greater support in child and nursing care to address growing social needs as the nation seeks to deal with its shrinking and graying population. (japantimes.co.jp)
- In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medscape, LLC and Emerging Infectious Diseases. (cdc.gov)
- Only about 20% of private sector employees have access to paid parental leave, according to data compiled in 2018 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . (dallasnews.com)
- After you create your account , you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. (city-data.com)
- Schools - School personnel access the system to update demographics, historical vaccinations, and track school immunization rates with parental consent. (kdheks.gov)
- The facilities offered: access, free examination, transportation and glasses. (scielo.br)