The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
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.
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.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
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.
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)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
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.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
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 integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
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.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
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 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.
The status of health in rural populations.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
The status of health in urban populations.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
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.
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)
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
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.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
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.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
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.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
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.
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.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
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.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
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.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery 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.
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.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
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.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
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.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
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.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
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.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
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.
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.
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)
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
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.
Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.
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.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
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.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
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.
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.
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.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
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.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
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.
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.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
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)
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.
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)
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.
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
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.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
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.
An infant during the first month after birth.
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)
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)
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.
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
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)
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)
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.
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.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
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)
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 interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
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 (
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.
Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
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.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
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.
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.
All organized methods of funding.
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.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Public Law 104-91 enacted in 1996, was designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system, protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families, and to protect individual personal health information.
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
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.
Health care provided to individuals.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.
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.
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.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
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.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.
The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.
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 exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
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.
The circulation or wide dispersal of information.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
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.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
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.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing 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.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
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  • A large subsidy program that has helped insurers offering Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant coverage in the individual market expires this year. (
  • At the forefront of health care reform in the United States is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). (
  • The law was amended significantly in 2008 and twice in 2010 to make it consistent with the federal Affordable Care Act . (
  • as the deciding vote, to uphold the affordable care act. (
  • The House is scheduled to vote on Thursday, March 23 on the American Health Care Act, the GOP's "replacement" for the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). (
  • A bipartisan provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows employers to discount health insurance premiums by up to 30 percent-or 50 percent if approved by the departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services-for healthy lifestyle choices like quitting smoking or maintaining a healthy cholesterol level. (
  • They'll disrupt ordinary business and hold the floor all night for speeches to protest the GOP's secretive attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act. (
  • South Carolina Congressman, Mark Sanford, discusses some of his plans to replace the Affordable Care Act addressing public concerns. (
  • The Affordable Care Act is misnamed, in that it will to do little to make health care more affordable. (
  • The Affordable Care Act was designed as a way to make sure all Americans have insurance coverage. (
  • The Affordable Care Act was passed during a narrow window when Democrats held the White House as well as majorities in the House and Senate. (
  • Flickr / AKZOphoto The possibility that the Supreme Court will strike down all or part of the Affordable Care Act has given new life to Republican calls to put market mechanisms to work in holding down health care costs. (
  • Insurers started limiting their customers' choice of providers long before the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, steering patients to preferred doctors and hospitals through restrictive HMOs or more inclusive -- and popular -- PPOs. (
  • Our Board draws from a broad diversity of opinions and resources in the community to help us maintain our status as a trusted, independent resource: including representatives from acute care hospitals, government agencies, and state associations, as well as licensed physicians, attorneys, consumers, and public purchasers. (
  • At Kindred, we provide care in settings from hospitals to even your own home. (
  • Kindred Hospitals provide aggressive, specialized interdisciplinary care to medically complex patients who require extended recovery time. (
  • From hospitals and specialty institutes to urgent care and physician clinics, Memorial Hermann offers more than 250 care delivery sites conveniently located throughout Greater Houston. (
  • America's hospitals and health systems are working hard to ensure that every person in every community receives high-quality, equitable and safe care. (
  • Hospitals and health systems also can take the pledge and commit to working on efforts within their organization or in the community related to health equity and diversity and inclusion even if the efforts do not fit clearly under one of the pledge goals listed above. (
  • Ensure that its hospitals and other health care facilities are adequately staffed to provide optimal medical care, enabling the not-for-profit company to provide the best possible care as cost-effectively as possible. (
  • BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state's "crisis standards of care" guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. (
  • Plenty of experts are ready to point fingers at various causes: our lack of universal health care, industrialized food system, suburban lifestyles, and profit-driven tangle of insurers and drug companies and hospitals. (
  • But if you really care about health-and as a society, we clearly do, to the tune of $672 billion a year in Medicare, $565 billion in Medicaid, $329 billion raked in by the pharma industry and a $1 trillion by hospitals-there is good reason to believe that money pumped into social services would do more for our national health than money invested directly in health care. (
  • Electronic health records in U.S. hospitals are not yet prompting for screening questions related to Zika virus. (
  • My understanding is that the U.S. health system is actually pretty excellent at treating gunshot wounds, since for a developed country we fight a lot of wars and have a lot of gun crime and so our hospitals are pretty crackerjack at this. (
  • Hospitals, health care and assisted living facilities need reliable power to provide premium patient care and to prevent failures of code-required equipment. (
  • The centre's clinics and hospitals provide health care in 13 rural districts north-west of the capital, Dhaka, to 1.2 million people. (
  • While government-run hospitals offer low-cost medical care, they are often inaccessible, crowded, understaffed and lacking medicines, he says. (
  • However, with so many new hospitals in its portfolio and such a wide variety of IT solutions, Fortis was struggling to control costs and manage its overall infrastructure in a manner consistent with the needs of a busy healthcare organization. (
  • In broad terms, health care reform is any attempt to significantly create or change traditional health care policy or delivery models. (
  • Health care reform typically tries to increase access to health care, lower health care costs, and improve quality of care. (
  • It is important for audiologists and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to educate themselves about major reform in order to effectively adapt to the quickly changing landscape of health care. (
  • This site addresses the ACA and other health care reform issues as they relate to audiologists, SLPs, and the patients they serve. (
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed a health care reform law in 2006 with the aim of providing health insurance to nearly all of its residents. (
  • Clearly, I'm not the only one who thinks that the most obvious solution for health care reform is for the House to pass the Senate bill: The New York Times just published an editorial arguing the same point: The most promising path forward would be for House Democrats to pass the Senate bill as is and send it to the president for his signature. (
  • We Need to Pass Health Care Reform Now! (
  • It's been just over a month since the Senate passed its bill in a dramatic Christmas Eve vote (and much longer since the House passed its version), but the fate of health care reform still appears as uncertain as ever. (
  • I recently had the pleasure of writing an op-ed piece about health care reform for my hometown newspaper, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and it ran in the paper today. (
  • My article discusses the need for robust health care reform in the form of a strong public option, comparing and contrasting my health care experiences in the US and the UK to build my case. (
  • Even though many critical benefits will go into effect this year, some pieces of the health care reform picture will take longer to take shape. (
  • Senators may seek a bipartisan compromise next month on health care reform. (
  • Congress reconvenes after Labor Day with a very full agenda: tax reform, the debt ceiling and a furious, behind-the-scenes effort to cut a bipartisan bill on health care. (
  • The White House, trying to ease concerns that its health-reform plan will hurt small businesses, may propose that small, low-wage employers pay a smaller percentage for workers' health insurance than big companies. (
  • I f you were to ask the proverbial person on the street what the Catholic Church thinks about health-care reform, the answer would sound pretty much like this: Catholics have serious problems with the surreptitious inclusion of abortion in the current health-care proposal, as well as with the absence of genuine protection for conscientious objection among health-care workers. (
  • Apart from those deep reservations, Catholics are 100 percent behind the proposed health-care reform. (
  • The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops supports the proposed current health-care reform provided it includes conscience protection clauses and specifically prohibits abortion funding" ( American Thinker , Aug. 16, 2009). (
  • It's true that vocal objection to proposed health-care reform has focused almost exclusively on these two closely related issues. (
  • The inserts urged readers to contact Senate leaders and encourage them to support efforts to "incorporate longstanding policies against abortion funding and in favor of conscience rights" in health-reform legislation. (
  • Though the bishops support "health-care reform" in the broadest sense, many problems remain with proposed legislation. (
  • Nonetheless a common thread throughout the world is the worthy goal of ensuring the well-being of all peoples and reducing, and eventually eliminating, suffering.A real reform in health care took place over a century ago when Mary Baker Eddy discovered Christian Science and wrote the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. (
  • 2018 Open Enrollment is over, but you may still be able to enroll in 2018 health insurance through a Special Enrollment Period. (
  • Days before the 2018 midterms, 68% of voters say that health care is very or extremely important to how they plan to vote in this year's elections, according to a new Cato 2018 Health Care Survey of 2,498 Americans. (
  • The Cato 2018 Health Care National Survey finds that public support for pre-existing condition regulation drops from 65% in favor to less than half once trade-offs and costs are considered. (
  • This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 31-1121 Home Health Aides and 31-1122 Personal Care Aides and the 2010 SOC occupations 31-1011 Home Health Aides and 39-9021 Personal Care Aides. (
  • Although earlier planning had indicated that the corrections system would be the topic chosen, the Trustees chose health care for the focus of its 2019-2021 study. (
  • Nor are healthcare results in America anything to brag about: lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and poor scores on a wide range of important public health indicators. (
  • The National Healthcare Quality Report, developed by AHRQ, is the first national comprehensive effort to measure the quality of health care in America. (
  • Public health experts increasingly believe that one reason America spends so much on health care is that we spend less than other developed countries on social services, such as public housing and nutrition. (
  • The Foundation for Health Care Quality is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a trusted, independent, third party resource to all participants in the health care community - including patients, providers, payers, employers, government agencies, and public health professionals. (
  • We put our patients' priorities at the center of our care, and strive for breakthrough discoveries so that we can improve people's lives. (
  • Almost one in five older patients with a chronic disease reported experiencing health care discrimination of one type or another in a large national survey that asked about their daily experiences of discrimination between 2008 and 2014. (
  • Researchers said all the groups in the study - black, white and Hispanic - reported high rates of discrimination for one reason or another, and they urged continued monitoring of patients' experiences, since reported discrimination is associated with worse health, lower satisfaction with health care and lower utilization of health services. (
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (
  • Caring for Patients. (
  • Hospice provides a family-oriented model of care designed to meet the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of patients in life's final season. (
  • May 27, 2010 Caught up in the congressional politics swirling around a pending tax bill are proposals that affect health care for newly laid-off workers as well as Medicare and Medicaid patients. (
  • And patients to stay informed and engaged in their own care by communicating with their medical teams during hospital stays. (
  • At home, iOS apps enable patients to stay connected to their care teams between office visits. (
  • Healthcare organizations can use off-the-shelf apps or use CareKit to create apps that empower patients to manage their health. (
  • iPhone, Apple Watch, the Health app, and HealthKit-enabled apps and medical devices make it easy for patients to record their health data and share it with their care teams. (
  • Understand how your patients can use health features on Apple Watch. (
  • Give your patients a more holistic view of their health. (
  • Empower your patients to access and securely store their health records right on their iPhone using just their credentials from your existing patient portal. (
  • High-quality health care is both safer and more cost-efficient - saving patient lives, reducing hospital burden and enabling more patients to receive treatment. (
  • Health care fraud can be committed by medical providers, patients, and others who intentionally deceive the health care system to receive unlawful benefits or payments. (
  • But at the Gonoshasthya`s hospital in Savar, patients are treated by female health workers. (
  • 2) Chapter 70.02 RCW applies to public inspection and copying of health care information of patients. (
  • High quality health care services are appropriate to situations and timely and efficiently delivered to satisfied patients and their families. (
  • The satisfactoriness of care relates to how patients and families evaluate the care they received. (
  • Patients and their families need and should have usable, understandable and readily available information about the quality of health care provided by their doctors and health-care institutions, similar to the format in Consumers Reports Magazine and online service. (
  • Like all other goods and services, it's up to patients and their families to do as much personal research as they can on the quality of their doctors and health care institutions. (
  • Consulting Nurse services are available for all UW students and established non-student patients of Hall Health. (
  • Markets cannot work when consumers and patients have almost no information about the prices they pay for health care. (
  • The mission of Staywell Health Care is to provide the best possible healthcare to our patients. (
  • But the goal of the plans is the same: To make patients more sensitive to costs in an effort to curb unnecessary health care and keep prices low. (
  • The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) is a medical informatics system designed by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and used by all United States and OCONUS military health care centers. (
  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - COVID-19 booster shots are being made available to Minnesotans who are eligible to receive them under the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state health officials announced Friday. (
  • We work with families, caregivers, providers, advocates, peer and family organizations and community groups to develop care and treatment plans that take multiple components of whole-person care into account-including body, mind, nutrition, movement, and spirit. (
  • Value-based health care and patient centricity are emerging as the new global paradigms for addressing how organizations deliver and pay for health care. (
  • And the experience and expertise that comes from working with some of the largest health care organizations in the world. (
  • RAND senior policy researcher Carrie Farmer presents several ways in which a standardized definition of high-quality care could be used by health care organizations, veterans, and payers. (
  • In addition, more than two-thirds of respondents from organizations that offered wellness initiatives indicated that these programs were effective in reducing the cost of health care. (
  • As SHRM's survey results illustrate, incentive-based wellness programs will continue to be an important part of many organizations' health care cost-containment strategies. (
  • These organizations are approved by the Secretary of Homeland Security in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (
  • Succeeding in the digital health ecosystem may require changing not only how health care organizations operate, but how they view the world. (
  • At the heart of America's vaunted health care system is a frustrating puzzle. (
  • In fact, it's possible to see America's astronomical health costs as a bill coming due from our reluctance to pay for everything else. (
  • I've seen a number of people link to this Bloomberg study concluding that America's health care system ranks 46th out of 48 in efficiency . (
  • Since America's health care system is pretty inefficient, I like the table. (
  • We developed the new State Snapshot tool because it is important for states and other health care policymakers to know how their state is doing in providing care," said AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy. (
  • RAND research has explored many facets of health care technology and advised policymakers and practitioners on best practices for cost savings and improved patient outcomes. (
  • May 26, 2010 Governors are complaining about the new financial burdens that will be imposed on states by a major Medicaid expansion included in the new health law. (
  • The 2006 Massachusetts law successfully covered approximately two-thirds of the state's then-uninsured residents, half via federal-government-paid-for Medicaid expansion (administered by MassHealth) and half via the Connector's free and subsidized network-tiered health care insurance for those not eligible for expanded Medicaid. (
  • NEA strongly opposes the bill because it threatens health care for the 36 million children now covered by Medicaid and could undermine public education as well. (
  • The subsidies would come from reallocating money now spent on Medicaid and other forms of charity care - such as unpaid emergency room bills of the poor who went there instead of to a doctor's office. (
  • It is true that a greater percentage of Medicaid dollars is going for long-term care. (
  • U-19 is a Medicaid health care program for low-income children under age 19. (
  • Most children who are eligible for U-19 Medicaid are enrolled in a Medicaid health plan. (
  • The beneficiaries are automatically eligible for Medicaid and they receive the comprehensive package of health benefits including vision, dental, and mental health services. (
  • Most beneficiaries are enrolled in a Medicaid health plan. (
  • The comprehensive health care package of Medicaid benefits is available. (
  • For the first time, AHRQ has made the nation's health care data publicly available in a database that will allow health care professionals to benchmark their facility against statewide measures. (
  • CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network is the nation's most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. (
  • Originally founded in 1988 to provide an independent review of a Community Health Information Management System, the Seattle-based Foundation has led dozens of evaluations ranging from use of comparison quality standards by consumers to supporting public health agencies in the surveillance of sudden health risks. (
  • Many screening recommendations from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) are graded as weak recommendations in the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) system, indicating that there is potential for both benefits and harms of screening. (
  • It is the policy of Greenville Health System (GHS) that your healthcare decisions and advance directives be honored according to federal and state law. (
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is dedicated to providing patient-centered care to communities we serve. (
  • Whether you're seeking care or visiting a loved one, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is here for you. (
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) is one of South Carolina's largest healthcare providers. (
  • May 26, 2010 The new health law signed by President Obama this spring contains the most sweeping changes to the American health system in a generation. (
  • CITPO (now known as Defense Health Information Management Systems ( DHIMS )) began the implementation of AHLTA, the DoD's Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, in January 2004. (
  • The introduction of AHLTA, previously known as the Composite Health Care System II, ushered in a significant new era in health care for the MHS and the nation. (
  • So we should always be trying to make our health care system more cost-effective-using the best treatments and best health management techniques rather than doing stuff that doesn't work-but don't expect it to be cheap unless progress comes to a halt. (
  • JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska plans to emphasize telework for state employees for the next month as the COVID-19 pandemic strains Alaska's health care system. (
  • Health system leaders should view regular and detailed assessment of physician professional satisfaction as an invaluable early warning system for potential threats to quality and safety. (
  • An effective health system of care is a coordinated health system where multidisciplinary partners - including child welfare, judicial, pediatric, mental and dental health professionals, and parents (foster and birth) and kin - work collaboratively to respond to, manage, and improve the health and well-being of children and teens in foster care. (
  • Living to an old age isn't a pure function of your country having an efficient health care system. (
  • Not because our health care system would become more efficient, but because fewer people would die in car wrecks and murders. (
  • So my point isn't to defend the American health care system ( never ! (
  • Digital records are also being aggressively used to maximize patient billings,' and other imperfections on the route to a more sensible health care system. (
  • Join POLITICO for the seventh annual Emerging Health Care Leaders event, an evening of one-on-one conversations with the rising stars who are moving the system forward through improvements in payment, delivery and quality of care. (
  • A pediatric endocrinologist (pronounced: en-duh-krih-NOL-eh-jist) is a doctor who specializes in caring for kids and teens with diseases of the endocrine system , such as diabetes and growth disorders . (
  • Americans need a functional, less-expensive and cost-effective health care system. (
  • While Christian Science is a religion, and not simply a system of health care, what it teaches us about God and His creation, man, does change our lives for the better-including improving our health. (
  • While the American health care system provides some of the finest, most sophisticated services and treatment available anywhere, they are unevenly delivered, spottily available, and fraught with mistakes and adverse outcomes. (
  • The quality of health care has not been systematically addressed in our price and cost-obsessed health care system. (
  • I fear that we could wake up in five or 10 years and everyone will have a $3,000 deductible because other low-deductible plans will be crowded out of the health-care system. (
  • Letting the healthiest employees flee HMO and PPO plans may saddle the managed-care system with treatment costs for a less healthy patient pool, driving up premiums and leading employers to either drop those plans or vastly hike employee contributions to pay for them. (
  • Paul Ginsburg, president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, said employers can control for so-called adverse selection. (
  • Funds for services are provided through a contract with the Arizona Department of Health Services/ Division of Behavioral Health Services and AHCCCS. (
  • Watch the Smith family use Mayo Clinic digital services to take care of their health. (
  • Create your Patient Online Services account - the best way to stay connected to your doctor and your health care. (
  • The Foundation for Health Care Quality is the sponsor for, and the home of, a number of programs which deal with variability, outcomes and quality in various medical and surgical services. (
  • Home Health offers medical services, including wound care and rehabilitation therapy, provided in the comfort of your home. (
  • Board certified physicians provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services in the comfort of your home. (
  • In 2003, she was appointed the chiropractic representative on the National Advisory Committee for Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Professions. (
  • Health Choice Integrated Care offers healthcare services that focus on both the physical and emotional well-being of our members. (
  • Spartanburg Regional is a network of facilities, programs, and almost 9,000 staff who provide health services to residents of Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina from birth until the end of life. (
  • In an effort to make baseline health care quality statistics more widely available to health care facilities, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, recently launched an interactive online tool. (
  • Cost-sharing for covered preventive care services will be prohibited under Medicare and eventually all plans. (
  • It's an explanation rooted in one simple statistic: While we pay more for health care than any other country in the world, when it comes to spending on social services-education, subsidized housing, food assistance and more-we rank in the bottom 10 among developed countries. (
  • Elizabeth Bradley, president of Vassar College and a former Yale researcher widely seen as the world's foremost expert in the relationship between social services and health, has documented how the ratio of a country's social-service spending to health care spending is highly correlated with health outcomes around the world. (
  • When we debate housing services, or education spending, we rarely focus on their potentially huge downstream benefits on public health. (
  • And when we debate health care spending, we don't discuss the lack of "upstream" social services that has made much of that care necessary. (
  • The problem here is that the main thing you're showing is that health care services are not a particularly cost-effective way to increase life expectency. (
  • But health care services-delivering medical treatment to people who are sick-really are an important subject in there own right. (
  • Lots of things kill people other than lack of health care services. (
  • Conversely, health care services do lots of useful things beyond saving lives. (
  • It is more difficult for women with disabilities than non-disabled women to obtain needed health services from both primary care physicians and specialists. (
  • Health services everywhere face the challenge of coping with aging populations, a growing burden of chronic disease and economic pressures. (
  • Fortis engaged IBM Technology Support Services - Healthcare Support Services to provide a consolidated IT support solution that maintains the organization's software, hardware and network. (
  • Fortis engaged IBM Technology Support Services - Healthcare Support Services to provide a consolidated help desk solution that helps users address software, hardware and network issues. (
  • The goal of these health care programs is to ensure that essential health care services are made available to those who otherwise do not have the financial resources to purchase them. (
  • The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) determines eligibility for most of the health care programs that are administered by the State of Michigan). (
  • All of the health care programs in Michigan have an income test, except Children's Special Health Care Services, and some of the programs also have an asset test. (
  • This program provides a comprehensive package of health care benefits including vision, dental, and mental health services. (
  • MIChild is a health care program for children who are under age 19 administered by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. (
  • The child must be enrolled in a MIChild health and dental plan in order to receive services. (
  • Beneficiaries receive a comprehensive package of health care benefits including vision, dental, and mental health services. (
  • Children's Special Health Care Services is a program within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that provides certain approved medical service coverage to some children and adults with special health care needs. (
  • You can access Veterans health care services like home health and geriatric (elder) care, and you can get medical equipment, prosthetics, and prescriptions. (
  • We offer many programs and services that may help-including free health care and, in some cases, free limited dental care. (
  • Learn how VA health care works and which Veterans health care services we cover. (
  • Find out how to access VA mental health services for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychological effects of military sexual trauma (MST), depression, grief, anxiety, and other needs. (
  • One is by auditing delivered health care services using standards of prevention, health maintenance, diagnostic, curative, restorative and palliative care developed from research and established by expert, peer panels. (
  • Under such plans, individuals could buy catastrophic coverage for expensive hospital stays while using the savings to pay the entire cost of routine health services, just like they pay out-of-pocket now for lawyers, flat-screen TVs or the week's groceries. (
  • One in five Americans are already in high-deductible insurance plans , an all-time high, even though this approach is leading many to skimp on preventive services that could avoid higher health care costs down the road. (
  • One specific factor driving the high cost of healthcare is the significant price variation - sometimes more than 100 percent - for the same healthcare services in the same geographic market," said Bobbi Coluni, senior director for consumer innovations at Thomson Reuters , in a recently issued report claiming consumers could reduce health care costs $36 billion a year with full pricing transparency. (
  • It opened as part of the Model Cities Program, a federal effort to bring health services to the Medically Underserved Areas of the city. (
  • Dental Hygiene and Mental Health services are also available. (
  • The South End provides an array of services to its clients including medical, dental and mental health, and has been the fastest growing StayWell site. (
  • As digital health moves from future to current state, health providers and payers confront a transformed landscape. (
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  • And that's a good thing, because socializing healthcare is the only demonstrably effective way to control costs and cover everyone. (
  • It's no wonder that smarter capitalists like Charlie Munger of Berkshire Hathaway are bemoaning the drag on U.S. firm competitiveness from high healthcare costs. (
  • The two sides have been negotiating since last year, but talks have stalled over health care costs. (
  • William Grimes has the best piece about health care costs you'll read this week. (
  • This is why I think most discussion of trying to get health care costs "under control" gets a bit misguided. (
  • Deliver higher quality care while improving patient satisfaction and controlling costs. (
  • Rising health care costs are due, in part, to more complex demand and potentially avoidable complications. (
  • If we, as a nation, are ever going to contain health-care costs, we must reduce our emphasis on institutional care. (
  • Keeping these individuals in an institution costs from four to 30 times the cost of home-based care. (
  • The article, ''Taking a Scalpel to Health Care Costs'' (Jan. 8) prompted an unusually strong response from readers. (
  • It wasn't designed to reduce the actual costs of health care. (
  • Mrs. Clinton also told members of the panel, according to people who were there, that American workers would likely have to chip in 20 percent of their health-care costs, as the administration looks at the traditional 80-20 split that many health-care plans now operate under. (
  • The AARP Health Care Costs Calculator is an educational tool designed to estimate your health care costs in retirement. (
  • Stress may significantly raise your long-term health risks, leading to higher health care costs over your lifetime. (
  • Maria's recipe for success may save her more than $45,000 on health care costs when she retires. (
  • These excuses are a cover for health plans' real concern: to keep health care purchasing decisions as opaque as possible to substantiate excessive administrative costs, and maintain the illusion of well-managed networks and large discounts. (
  • curtail costs and generate insights that drive better care. (
  • Globally, health systems are under pressure from rising costs, growing consumer expectations and new technologies. (
  • Such is the formula for a new generation of health plans being billed as a way to help workers and employers keep rapidly inflating medical costs in check. (
  • This study focuses on the mental health-related needs facing veterans in the Detroit metropolitan area to identify gaps in the support landscape and inform future investments for community-level resources to fill those gaps. (
  • Younger women with disabilities have more difficulty obtaining general medical care, dental care, prescription medicines, eye glasses and mental health care than younger non-disabled women. (
  • It has positions on mental health and teenage pregnancy, but the LWVOK relies on the national (LWVUS) policies on health care for advocacy. (
  • The LWVOK will use the term behavioral health in the 2021 Health Care position to correspond to the LWVUS term adopted for mental health and substance use disorder. (
  • Managing your diabetes takes a team - you, your parents, doctors, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, and mental health pros - working together to get the job done. (
  • You might feel uncomfortable talking to people with the words "mental health" or "therapist" associated with what they do. (
  • Mental health professionals can help you handle problems at home or at school, even if they're not related to your diabetes, so don't be afraid to ask for advice. (
  • With VA health care, you're covered for regular checkups with your primary care provider and appointments with specialists (like cardiologists, gynecologists, and mental health providers). (
  • Memorial Hermann connects you to a vast network of affiliated primary care physicians and specialists, with convenient locations throughout Greater Houston. (
  • Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (commonly referred to as AHLTA) is the clinical documentation engine for the Physicians to write their notes, put in orders, document procedures performed and provide the basis of medical coding information. (
  • Aliens seeking admission to perform labor as health care workers, other than physicians, are only admissible to the United States if they present certification from a USCIS-approved credentialing organization verifying that the worker has met the minimum requirements for training, licensure, and English proficiency in his or her field. (
  • Our provider staff of Physicians (MDs), Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs), and Registered Nurses (RNs) are committed to helping you and your family stay healthy and to treating your health concerns and illnesses in a timely manner. (
  • The Primary Care Clinic is staffed by physicians (MDs), Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs or nurses with graduate level training), registered nurses (RNs), and medical assistants (MAs). (
  • AMA brings physicians and innovators together to collaborate on new health care technology. (
  • 1. Of the seven suggestions for improving mental (behavioral)* health in Oklahoma from the 2002 LWVOK study, which are still relevant and should be mentioned in the 2021 health care position? (
  • None of these are still relevant and should be mentioned in the 2021 health care position. (
  • 4. Of the five measures contained in the LWVUS proposal to ensure equitable health care for all, which should be affirmed in the 2021 LWVOK health care position? (
  • 5. Which of the measures that the LWVUS proposes with regard to behavioral health should be affirmed in the 2021 LWVOK health care position? (
  • By 2014 Americans will be required to obtain health insurance under Obamacare. (
  • Medicare is the government's health coverage for people 65 years of age or older, or younger people with disabilities. (
  • National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK). (
  • The right question for our political agenda is, 'What's going to give us the most bang for the buck in health outcomes? (
  • Countries that spent the most on cancer care might have been expected to have the best outcomes. (
  • Mayo Clinic digital health care offers the same high-quality care you'd expect in a physical visit no matter where you are - at home or on the go. (
  • JCI is the world's gold standard for healthcare quality and is recognized by several governments as the quintessential hallmark of medical quality. (
  • Trust Memorial Hermann for convenient access to high-quality health care for you and your family, from routine visits to something more urgent. (
  • its long form title is An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care . (
  • How does a French university hospital use analytics to comply with government regulations that encourage high-quality, cost-effective care? (
  • How did a nationally recognized US hospital use SAS to save US$2.2 million in the first fiscal year, while maintaining high-quality patient care? (
  • The new State Snapshot Web tool is based on the 2005 National Healthcare Quality Report and the 2005 National Healthcare Disparities Report, both originally released in January, and provides access to the many state measures. (
  • The need to improve quality of care for all Americans continues to be great, and this tool can help states target their very significant quality improvement efforts," she said. (
  • A ranking of 15 representative measures of state health care quality. (
  • Young people who cannot afford and do not have access to quality health care coverage can stay on a parent's plan until they reach the age of 26. (
  • As the largest integrated health care provider in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs faces significant challenges in ensuring access to high quality health care for military veterans. (
  • The National Institute for Child Health Quality (NICHQ) worked with IHI to inform the components necessary to build these health systems of care for children and teens in foster care. (
  • For them, quality includes understanding what to expect while receiving and as a result of the care, the extent to which their expectations match their experience, how they feel about the personal treatment they received, and whether their questions were adequately addressed. (
  • There are two ways of measuring health-care quality. (
  • Quality of Care-What Is It? (
  • How Wide Is the Gap in Defining Quality Care? (
  • American Healthcare Quality Association. (
  • In Appalachia, a primary-care clinic offers quick bursts of psychotherapy on the spot. (
  • A substantial proportion of primary care physician's offices are still not in compliance with ADA requirements. (
  • To contact your Primary Care Provider, call your provider's Medical Assistant (MA) or email them using e-Care . (
  • The Primary Care Clinic at Hall Health provides comprehensive acute and chronic care to all members of the community, including newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. (
  • The Primary Care provides excellent outpatient health care and education for the entire family. (
  • May 27, 2010 Despite a health care overhaul provision that allows young adults to stay on their parents' health plans until age 26, many 20-somethings and their families are discovering that when that coverage begins varies. (
  • December 24, 2009 The Senate finally wrapped up its work on its massive health care overhaul bill - at least for the holidays. (
  • December 24, 2009 In an early Christmas Eve vote, the Senate approved a landmark health care overhaul bill. (
  • Access your health care records and medical information. (
  • When it comes to specialty care, we've got you covered from head to toe with access to world-class specialty institutes and more than 5,500 affiliated, board-certified specialists. (
  • Officials blame the discrepancy on crowded living conditions, a higher incidence of complications from pre-existing conditions and poor access to health care facilities. (
  • Clinicians to access health records and data right when they need them. (
  • Enable better patient access through more efficient care delivery with the right staffing and skills. (
  • To learn more about how you can use social media to meet your goals, just fill in the form on the right side of this page, and you'll get instant access to our Advanced Social Media Toolkit for Health Care. (
  • His interests include modification of intern and physician behaviors related to patient health promotion, smoking cessation research, including smoking ordinance modification and infection control measures for chiropractic offices. (
  • It is the duty of the attending physician to determine in accordance with the law, when the patient no longer has the capacity to make decisions for themselves (unless the Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions states otherwise). (
  • The law mandated that nearly every resident of Massachusetts obtain a minimum level of insurance coverage, provided free health care insurance for residents earning less than 150% of the federal poverty level (FPL) [1] and mandated employers with more than 10 "full-time" employees to provide healthcare insurance. (
  • Nothing in the bill requires employers to drop or change coverage, so employees who currently have employer-sponsored coverage should continue to get their health benefits in the same manner that they do. (
  • Assists Employers Providing Retiree Health Benefits. (
  • Specifically, H.R.1189 and S.620 would provide legal certainty and eliminate confusion caused by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for employers offering employee wellness programs that lower health insurance premiums to reward healthy lifestyle choices. (
  • Frustrated after three years of double-digit rises in health-insurance premiums, several large employers like J.C. Penney are introducing "consumer driven" health plans from companies such as Definity, Destiny Health, Vivius and Lumenos during this year's open enrollment. (
  • Above and beyond specific concerns, the key question revolves around the fundamental issue of the government's role in health care. (
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Several people employed in Rhode Island's health care industry have filed a federal challenge to the state's coronavirus vaccine mandate for health care workers, alleging it is unconstitutional because it does not allow religious exemptions. (
  • They also can help determine any special qualifications home-care workers might need to have. (
  • But in time people accepted that women could fulfil these roles too, says Beauty Rani De, who heads the health workers' training programme. (
  • That's because Dodson, 46, and her husband only spent a portion of the initial $2,000 her employer contributed to their health expenses this year through a plan called Lumenos, one of a handful of newfangled "consumer driven" plans that allow workers to roll over unspent health-care funds. (
  • While the plans benefit some young and healthy workers who don't require medical care in a given year, there's also a built-in disincentive for them to obtain care when needed. (
  • The holy grail of consumer-driven health is to get workers to use preventive care and generic drugs more often while decreasing the number of emergency room visits, and there is early indication this is happening, Holmes said. (
  • It can raise health insurance premiums, expose you to unnecessary medical procedures, and increase taxes. (
  • Trump talks health care, Pelosi, Comey President Donald Trump spoke to FOX News Channel's FOX & Friends, saying that he never taped former FBI Director James Comey, but he believes Comey changed his story once the possibility of recordings was raised. (
  • Additional expansions in the 1950s and 1960s added a pediatric floor, a new delivery suite, a larger emergency room, additional operating rooms, and intensive and coronary care units. (
  • Barriers to health care have a disproportionate negative effect on the health and longevity of women with disabilities compared to non-disabled women. (
  • A study in the journal Academic Medicine shows how a modified H&P can help collect more biopsychosocial information to better identify care barriers. (
  • Getting rid of private insurers, which suck up a lot money without adding any value, would result in a huge savings, as much as 15 percent by one academic estimate published in the American Journal of Public Health. (
  • The study also estimates that in the absence of the reinsurance program insurers would have had to set premiums 26% higher, on average, in order to avoid losses-assuming implausibly that the overall health of the risk pool would not have worsened as a result of the higher premiums. (
  • From public health agencies, to providers, to insurers, health professionals trust SAS to help them make sense of complex health data. (
  • Health insurers can no longer apply lifetime limits on the dollar value of health care coverage and cannot cancel a policy when someone gets sick. (
  • You have the right to make decisions about the medical care you get, including to say yes or no to treatment. (
  • December 31, 2009 Dr. Suzanne Mitchell credits an ornery patient she met years ago with teaching her the difference between medical treatment and medical care. (
  • What is uniformly true about universal health care systems is that they all spend less on medical care per capita than the US. (
  • A simple way to think of it might be as looking 'upstream' from health, toward the influences we encounter long before we need medical care to fix the problems they've caused. (
  • RAND has a wealth of expertise in health policy research, which informs its analyses related to the medical care needs of military veterans and their families, as well as the care systems intended to meet them. (
  • Women with disabilities are more likely than non-disabled women to receive their usual medical care from specialists. (
  • Health Choice Integrated Care's Clinical Team has updated and condensed the previous Child and Family Team (CFT) training modules into a power packed 2 day live course for HCIC health homes, community partners and family members. (
  • Areas of focus include analyzing regulatory and tax responses to problems of market failure in health care markets, exploring the role of public and private health insurance, and understanding the impacts of public policies on health care delivery, expenditures, and innovation. (
  • It's perfectly reasonable to want to put our current health expenditures under a microscope and pay closer attention to which of them are really benefitting people. (
  • In 2001 the Chiropractic Health Care Section of the American Public Health Association gave her its Distinguished Service Award, and in 2003, the American Chiropractic Association named her "Researcher of the Year. (
  • Both these honors were awarded for her work in the area of public health, health promotion and prevention. (
  • He is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Certified Wellness Practitioner with the National Wellness Institute, and a Fellow of the Kansas Public Health Leadership Academy. (
  • He obtained an MPH degree from and is currently a doctoral candidate in Biostatistics at the School of Public Health, University of North Texas, Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Fort Worth, Texas. (
  • The evidence is appallingly clear: Among first-world countries, the U.S. is a public health disaster zone. (
  • Her research interests focus on public finance and health economics, particularly market failures and government intervention in insurance and health care markets. (
  • Among its many effects, the law established an independent public authority, the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, also known as the Massachusetts Health Connector . (
  • We've written quite a bit about single payer health care systems as well as other models that are a mixture of public and private spending. (
  • Looming over the American conversation about public health is a growing suspicion that there's a bigger reason for our uniquely poor showing, one that has been staring us in the face for years. (
  • For a cost-conscious government ever wary of spending taxpayer money on public programs, this kind of expansive view of "health" sounds politically forbidding. (
  • In public health, there's a buzzword for all these other factors: the 'social determinants of health,' the complex set of home-and-community factors that shapes every American life. (
  • But in recent years, economists and public-health experts have started to focus more on answering that question, trying to build an economic case for tackling health through upstream changes, instead of playing an expensive game of catch-up downstream. (
  • Through its community-based approach, she says the centre has contributed to the success of several national public health campaigns, including the provision of oral rehydration salts to treat diarrhoeal diseases, family planning and immunization. (
  • Originally operated by the City of Waterbury, Department of Public Health, StayWell Health Center became a non-profit tax-exempt corporation in 1994. (
  • This year the project has been extended to examine actual examples of how innovations have spread, from immunization to elderly care, in eight health systems around the world. (
  • Why choose SAS for health care analytics? (
  • With deep industry expertise and health care analytics solutions built for interoperability, SAS accelerates your time to value. (
  • Talk to your providers and care teams about what works best for you. (
  • If people believe they have received unfair treatment in the health care setting, that experience could negatively affect their experience with their providers, their willingness to go to their providers, and their adherence with their treatment, and thereby affect their health," said Thu Nguyen , ScD, MSPH, a UCSF researcher and the paper's first author. (
  • Healthcare providers can deliver the best care when they have powerful, intuitive tools. (
  • See how Apple products and apps help healthcare providers streamline their work, deliver better care, and conduct medical research. (
  • When health providers exchange medical records, the success rate can be as low as 50 percent. (
  • Learn how we're making it easier for you to get health care through VA facilities, mobile clinics, telehealth, and community providers. (
  • Health care providers are more like airlines than the local Best Buy or Macy's. (
  • One beloved piece of folklore is that once people are given free healthcare they'll abuse it by going on weird medical joyrides, just because they can, or simply let themselves go because they'll have free doctor visits. (
  • let you schedule doctor visits, health screenings and more with just a click using your smart phone, tablet or computer. (
  • I hate to ruin this gloating fantasy of lumpenproletariat irresponsibility, but people need take an honest look at the various health crises in the United States compared to other OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries . (
  • Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities account for a disproportionate share of COVID-19 cases and. (
  • others use care plans provided through the Mayo Clinic app. (
  • Our healthcare professionals respect and consider the unique lifestyle and cultural values of our members when developing care and treatment plans. (
  • People will have the same choice of health plans that Members of Congress will have. (
  • HEALTH care continues to be newsworthy as debateand discussion over the merits of various health care plans take place. (
  • While it's too early to pass judgment, the plans may bring consumers more out of pocket expense as the market matures, said Gail Shearer, health policy director at Consumers Union. (
  • Consumer-driven health plans come in different formats. (
  • Critics contend the plans encourage young and healthy people to take limited coverage, with the possible effect of making sick people pay more for their care. (
  • When it comes to the long-term health of the country, findings now show the big problem might not be health care at all-it might be everything else. (
  • The rebranded Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine. (
  • Learn from the medical staff by closely observing how they take care of your child and how they operate the necessary equipment. (
  • The health-care legislation has reduced the coverage gap between low-income and other citizens by 44 percent and. (
  • It creates what the new health care legislation was supposed to eradicate: health care haves and have-nots. (
  • Advanced Practice in Acute & Critical Care 11 (August 2000): 339-350. (
  • This report assesses the current state of health information technology adoption and implementation in Chile, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in the coming years. (
  • All that stands between Florida's working poor and the guarantee of discount-priced health insurance is the state Senate. (
  • The Foundation's resources are used frequently to bring together people with varied perspectives around a shared goal: the continual improvement of sustainable health care that meets or exceeds established standards. (
  • If readily available healthcare turns people hedonistic yahoos, why does Germany have less lethal drug overdoses than the U.S. Why does Canada have less obesity and type II diabetes? (
  • We have reached the point where the rationalist santería of economistic incentives in our healthcare policies have nothing to do with people as they actually are. (
  • People who care for you should know your wishes if you cannot make decisions. (
  • You care for health, you care for people and human interest. (
  • Gonoshasthya (meaning 'health for the people') Kendra (meaning 'centre' in Bengali) really lives up to its name. (
  • Project HOPE: The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc. (
  • When you have high deductibles, you're likely to lead to people cutting back on health care," Shearer said. (
  • Analytic insights that drive value-based health care. (
  • If you're a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified Veterans Crisis Line responders for confidential help. (
  • Find out if you're eligible for Veterans health care benefits and how priority groups work. (
  • Start your Veterans health care application now. (
  • From 2001-2003, Casey Family Programs and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) partnered on a Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) - Improving Healthcare for Children in Foster Care - which involved convening teams throughout the country to address and then test strategies to address the health care needs of children in foster care. (
  • A bipartisan health care compromise? (

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