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.
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 level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
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)
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.
Formed by the articulation of the talus with the calcaneus.
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.
Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
Alterations or deviations from normal shape or size which result in a disfigurement of the foot occurring at or before birth.
The seven bones which form the tarsus - namely, CALCANEUS; TALUS; cuboid, navicular, and the internal, middle, and external cuneiforms.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Organizational development including enhancement of management structures, processes and procedures, within organizations and among different organizations and sectors to meet present and future needs.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
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.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
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 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)
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
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 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)
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of 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.
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.
The status of health in urban populations.
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 optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The second largest of the TARSAL BONES. It articulates with the TIBIA and FIBULA to form the ANKLE JOINT.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The 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.
A union between adjacent bones or parts of a single bone formed by osseous material, such as ossified connecting cartilage or fibrous tissue. (Dorland, 27th 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.
The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.
A condition in which one or more of the arches of the foot have flattened out.
Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.
Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.
Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Entrapment of the distal branches of the posterior TIBIAL NERVE (which divides into the medial plantar, lateral plantar, and calcanial nerves) in the tarsal tunnel, which lies posterior to the internal malleolus and beneath the retinaculum of the flexor muscles of the foot. Symptoms include ankle pain radiating into the foot which tends to be aggravated by walking. Examination may reveal Tinel's sign (radiating pain following nerve percussion) over the tibial nerve at the ankle, weakness and atrophy of the small foot muscles, or loss of sensation in the foot. (From Foot Ankle 1990;11(1):47-52)
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.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.
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.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
A shared service which combines the purchasing power of individual organizations or facilities in order to obtain lower prices for equipment and supplies. (From Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
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)
Organizations comprising wage and salary workers in health-related fields for the purpose of improving their status and conditions. The concept includes labor union activities toward providing health services to members.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
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.
Organized groups of users of goods and services.
Interactional process combining investigation, discussion, and agreement by a number of people in the preparation and carrying out of a program to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community. It usually involves the action of a formal political, legal, or recognized voluntary body.
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.
The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.
The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
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).
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.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
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.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
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.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
All organized methods of funding.
A process whereby representatives of a particular interest group attempt to influence governmental decision makers to accept the policy desires of the lobbying organization.
The largest of the TARSAL BONES which is situated at the lower and back part of the FOOT, forming the HEEL.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.
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.
Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.
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.
Governmental levies on property, inheritance, gifts, etc.
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.
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)
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.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of infants.
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.
Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
Comprehensive planning for the physical development of the city.
Usually organized community efforts to raise money to promote financial programs of institutions. The funds may include individual gifts.
Abstract standards or empirical variables in social life which are believed to be important and/or desirable.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Social structure of a group as it relates to the relative social rank of dominance status of its members. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
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.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
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.
A moon-shaped carpal bone which is located between the SCAPHOID BONE and TRIQUETRUM BONE.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
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.
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.
A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
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.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
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.
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.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
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 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)
Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
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.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
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.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
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.
The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.
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.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
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.
A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
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.
A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.
The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.
A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.
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.
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.
Premature closure of one or more CRANIAL SUTURES. It often results in plagiocephaly. Craniosynostoses that involve multiple sutures are sometimes associated with congenital syndromes such as ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLIA; and CRANIOFACIAL DYSOSTOSIS.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.

Raising the bar: the use of performance guarantees by the Pacific Business Group on Health. (1/149)

In 1996 the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) negotiated more than two dozen performance guarantees with thirteen of California's largest health maintenance organizations (HMOs) on behalf the seventeen large employers in its Negotiating Alliance. The negotiations put more than $8 million at risk for meeting performance targets with the goal of improving the performance of all health plans. Nearly $2 million, or 23 percent of the premium at risk, was refunded to the PBGH by the HMOs for missed targets. The majority of plans met their targets for satisfaction with the health plan and physicians, as well as cesarean section, mammography, Pap smear, and prenatal care rates. However, eight of the thirteen plans missed their targets for childhood immunizations, refunding 86 percent of the premium at risk.  (+info)

A multiple case study of implementation in 10 local Project ASSIST coalitions in North Carolina. (2/149)

Community health promotion relies heavily on coalitions to address a multitude of public health issues. In spite of their widespread use, there have been very few studies of coalitions at various stages of coalition development. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that facilitated or impeded coalition effectiveness in the implementation stage of coalition development. The research design was a multiple case study with cross-case comparisons. Each of the 10 local North Carolina Project ASSIST coalitions constituted a case. Data collection included: semi-structured interviews, observation, document review, and surveys of members and staff. Some of the major factors that facilitated implementation included: the ability of the coalition to provide its own vision, staff with the skills and time to work with the coalition, frequent and productive communication, cohesion or a sense of belonging on the coalition, and complexity of the coalition structure during the intervention phase. Barriers to effective implementation included: staff turnover and staff lacking community organization skills, dependence on the state-level staff during the planning phase and lack of member input into the action plan. Conflict contributed to staff turnover, reluctance to conduct certain activities and difficulty in recruiting members, all of which had implications for implementation.  (+info)

Identification and assessment of high-risk seniors. HMO Workgroup on Care Management. (3/149)

CONTEXT: Many older adults with chronic illnesses and multidimensional needs are at high risk of adverse health outcomes, poor quality of life, and heavy use of health-related services. Modern proactive care of older populations includes identification of such high-risk individuals, assessment of their health-related needs, and interventions designed both to meet those needs and to prevent undesirable outcomes. OBJECTIVE: This paper outlines an approach to the tasks of identifying and assessing high-risk seniors. Intervention identification of high-risk seniors (also called case finding) is accomplished through a combination of periodic screening, recognition of high-risk seniors by clinicians, and analysis of administrative databases. Once identified, potentially high-risk individuals undergo on initial assessment in eight domains: cognition, medical conditions, medications, access to care, functional status, social situation, nutrition, and emotional status. The initial assessment is accomplished in a 30- to 45-minute interview conducted by a skilled professional--usually one with a background in nursing. The data are used to link some high-risk persons with appropriate services and to identify others who require more detailed assessments. Detailed assessment is often performed by interdisciplinary teams of various compositions and methods of operation, depending on local circumstances. CONCLUSION: The rapid growth in Medicare managed care is presenting many opportunities for developing more effective strategies for the proactive care for older populations. Identification and assessment of high-risk individuals are important initial steps in this process, paving the way for testing of interventions designed to reduce adverse health consequences and to improve the quality of life.  (+info)

Reporting comparative results from hospital patient surveys. (4/149)

Externally-reported assessments of hospital quality are in increasing demand, as consumers, purchasers, providers, and public policy makers express growing interest in public disclosure of performance information. This article presents an analysis of a groundbreaking program in Massachusetts to measure and disseminate comparative quality information about patients' hospital experiences. The article emphasizes the reporting structure that was developed to address the project's dual goals of improving the quality of care delivered statewide while also advancing public accountability. Numerous trade-offs were encountered in developing reports that would satisfy a range of purchaser and provider constituencies. The final result was a reporting framework that emphasized preserving detail to ensure visibility for each participating hospital's strengths as well as its priority improvement areas. By avoiding oversimplification of the results, the measurement project helped to support a broad range of successful improvement activity statewide.  (+info)

HRSA's Models That Work Program: implications for improving access to primary health care. (5/149)

The main objective of the Models That Work Campaign (MTW) is improving access to health care for vulnerable and underserved populations. A collaboration between the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and 39 cosponsors--among them national associations, state and federal agencies, community-based organizations, foundations, and businesses--this initiative gives recognition and visibility to innovative and effective service delivery models. Models are selected based on a set of criteria that includes delivery of high quality primary care services, community participation, integration of health and social services, quantifiable outcomes, and replicability. Winners of the competition are showcased nationally and hired to provide training to other communities, to document and publish their strategies, and to provide onsite technical assistance on request.  (+info)

Early experience with a new model of employer group purchasing in Minnesota. (6/149)

The Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG) in the Twin Cities has implemented a new purchasing initiative that offers employees a choice among care systems with nonoverlapping networks of primary care providers. These systems offer a standardized benefit package, submit annual bids, and are paid on a risk-adjusted basis. Employees are provided with information on quality and other differences among systems, and most have financial incentives to choose lower-cost systems. Generally, providers have responded favorably to direct contracting and to risk-adjusted payments but have concerns about the risk-adjustment mechanism used and, more importantly, the strength of employers' commitment to the purchasing model.  (+info)

The pursuit of quality by business coalitions: a national survey. (7/149)

The extent to which business coalitions and their employer members are catalysts for improving quality of care is of interest to policymakers, who need to know where and under what circumstances the marketplace succeeds on its own in assuring quality. Using data from the 1998 National Business Coalition on Health annual survey, this paper indicates that most coalitions have an infrastructure in place that could be tapped to advance quality goals. Although the survey data cannot tell us the extent to which coalitions are exercising their enhanced market influence specifically to improve quality, interviews with coalition leaders provide insights about how quality considerations can factor into coalition strategies.  (+info)

Beyond cost: 'responsible purchasing' of managed care by employers. (8/149)

We explore the extent of "responsible purchasing" by employers--the degree to which employers collect and use nonfinancial information in selecting and managing employee health plans. Most firms believe that they have some responsibility for assessing the quality of the health plans they offer. Some pay attention to plan characteristics such as the ability to provide adequate access to providers and services and scores on enrollee satisfaction surveys. A more limited but still notable number of firms take specific actions based on responsible purchasing information. Because of countervailing pressures, however, it is not clear whether or not the firms most involved in responsible purchasing are signaling a developing trend.  (+info)

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Study quality is objectively assessed using predetermined criteria for internal validity, based on the combination of the US Preventive Services Task Force and the National Health Service Centre for Reviews and Dissemination criteria. This appendix lists questions that are posed for each included study in order to assess study quality. These quality-assessment questions differ for systematic reviews, controlled trials, and nonrandomized trials.
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PURPOSE: To compare the effectiveness and adverse event profiles of amylin agonists, DPP-4 inhibitors, incretin mimetics, TZDs, and certain combination products for people with type 2 diabetes and for people with type 1 diabetes for pramlintide only. DATA SOURCES: To identify published studies, we searched MEDLINE, The Cochrane Library, Embase, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, and reference lists of included studies through July 2010. We also requested dossiers of information from pharmaceutical manufacturers. REVIEW METHODS: Study selection, data abstraction, validity assessment, grading the strength of the evidence (SOE), and data synthesis were all carried out according to standard Drug Effectiveness Review Project methods. RESULTS: Most of the evidence was limited to adult populations. Most of the included studies evaluated intermediate outcomes, such as HbA1c or weight. Very few studies reported health outcomes and few studies were longer than 6 months. For the amylin agonists, ...
At a time when millions of children and adults are taking drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, the most comprehensive scientific analysis of the drugs to date has found little evidence that they are safe, that one drug is more effective than another or that they help school performance. The 27 drugs studied included Adderall, Concerta, Strattera, Ritalin, Focalin, Cylert, Provigil, and others that, in some households, are well-known for their sometimes calming affects.. The 731-page report was done by the Drug Effectiveness Review Project, based at Oregon State University. The group analyzed 2,287 studies - virtually every investigation ever done on ADHD drugs anywhere in the world - to reach its conclusions. They found:. • No evidence on long-term safety of drugs used to treat ADHD in young children or adolescents.. • Good quality evidence … is lacking that ADHD drugs improve global academic performance, consequences of risky behaviors, social achievements and other ...
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Coalition member Dr. Bob Haber has a proven track record of producing excellent results and was the past chair of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) scientific meeting. He was also the past president of the society. No wonder his peers have recognized him as a leader and teacher in the hair restoration field.. This year at the annual 2009 ISHRS meeting in Amsterdam, Dr. Bob Haber has been recognized by his peers for his exceptional work in hair restoration and given the Golden follicle award.. The Golden follicle award is the highest honor given to a leading surgeon in hair restoration by the ISHRS at each meeting. This award recognizes his outstanding achievement in clinically-related research in hair pathophysiology or anatomy as it relates to hair restoration.. Based on the outstanding reviews online by his patients, theres no question that Dr. Bob Haber deserves this award. Congratulations to Dr. Haber for his continued outstanding achievements.. Bill ...
Lyon/Storey Nevada Towns - Healthy Communities Coalition has great news for families in Lyon and Storey communities! In late 2014, the Coalition was awarded $679,559 from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health for a Home Visiting program through the Healthy Families America grant. Funds for the Healthy Families Nevada program will be subgranted to direct service agencies Community…
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuus millions of monthly readers. Title: CCHCC Quarterly - Volume 3 Issue 1, Author: Cumberland County Healthy Communities Coalition, Name: CCHCC Quarterly - Volume 3 Issue 1, Length: 4 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2013-08-23
Contents Overview... 3 Anti-Drug Media Campaigns... 6 Drug-Free Community Coalitions... 9 Drug Testing in Schools and in the Workplace Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment...
email protected]. New Coalition Formed to Address Residential Roof Ventilation. [Washington, DC] - The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) along with six key industry roofing ventilation companies joined together to form the Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC). Based in Washington, DC, the RAVC is a coalition created under the umbrella of ARMA to help identify sound science regarding steep-slope roof ventilation.. The Coalition emerged out of a need for a better understanding of roof ventilation and material performance as it relates to the code and regulatory bodies and other forums. The Coalition will act as the voice of the industry, while identifying areas which need additional research compiled. The Coalition intends to communicate state of the art developments in roof ventilation while educating specifiers, builders, architects, engineers, building code officials, municipalities, the public and other parties as to the benefits of proper roof ventilation.. The Charter ...
Every day, coalition cabinets make policy decisions critical to international politics. Juliet Kaarbo examines the dynamics of these multiparty cabinets in parliamentary democracies in order to assess both the quality of coalition decision making and the degree to which coalitions tend to favor peaceful or military solutions. Are coalition cabinets so riddled by conflict that they cannot make foreign policy effectively, or do the multiple voices represented in the cabinet create more legitimate and imaginative responses to the international system? Do political and institutional constraints inherent to coalition cabinets lead to nonaggressive policies? Or do institutional and political forces precipitate more belligerent behavior?. Employing theory from security studies and political psychology as well as a combination of quantitative cross-national analyses and twelve qualitative comparative case studies of foreign policy made by coalition cabinets in Japan, the Netherlands, and Turkey, Kaarbo ...
The individuals and organizations listed as part of the National Coalition are or were part of the Coalition and have endorsed the general concepts underlying information on this website. As with all documents covering a broad area, it is important to recognize that the degree of commitment to particular items on this site may vary from organization-to organization. The website does, however, represent input from all representatives and their commitment to advance the work of the National Coalition in ways that fit within their missions and the larger Coalition goals ...
Caris Healthcare offers the opportunity to serve your community through In Hospice Care/Life Review Projects. This is an ongoing opportunity located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Over the past 22 years, the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance), formerly known as the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), has provided expertise, resources and a voice to its member coalitions across the country, representing each community coalition at the national level.
Abstract: Electoral coalitions are becoming increasingly popular among opposition parties in Africa because they offer many advantages with respect to reducing party fragmentation and increasing incumbent turnovers. At the same time, however, they are often comprised of parties that are defined predominantly by their leaders personalities and exhibit little differentiation in terms of their policy orientation. Based on a dataset spanning all opposition coalitions since 2000 in Africas electoral democracies, this paper demonstrates not only that coalitions rarely defeat incumbents but also that they are only competitive when major opposition parties are involved. More significantly, the paper highlights that in many countries, a sizeable share of total electoral volatility is due to fluctuations in voting for opposition parties that have belonged to coalitions. The paper argues that such volatility reflects the inability of coalition members to build loyal constituency bases over time, which is ...
Rheumatoid arthritis is for life. A chronic disease with no cure. The quality of my life is dependent on a cocktail of 10 different drugs. With them, I can almost live a normal life, without them, I would be a burden on society, needing constant long term care at a huge cost to the state ...
The Coalition is a consortium of organizations that raise awareness of research into the diseases of the bones, joints, muscles, and skin.
WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2015) - The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) announced that it will partner with the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, a broad-based coalition led by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Corn Growers Association, to advocate for a federal labeling solution for food products made with genetically-enhanced ingredients.. NBGC and its coalition partners are seeking the enactment of federal legislation that creates a voluntary program, administered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to evaluate food labels that claim the presence, or absence, of genetically-enhanced ingredients.. NBGC is pleased to join the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food and looks forward to working with our coalition partners, lawmakers and the public in support of a responsible and effective federal labeling program that prevents the creation of a complicated patchwork of state-based labeling rules that would actually increase, rather than reduce, consumer confusion as ...
Green House model creator, Dr. Bill Thomas,an international authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare, will be honored by The Long Term Care Coalition in a fundraiser to benefit the coalition. The theme of this years fundraiser, improving the lives of nursing home residents and changing the way we think about the elderly, is a perfect backdrop to Dr. Thomas message that it can be different ...
Presentation by John Kelly of Not Dead Yet. At the National Council on Independent Living. July 26, 2013. I will talk about organizing a disability rights campaign against attempts to legalize assisted suicide. Ive got three things I want to emphasize in my talk. Coalition, Communication, and Consistency.. COALITION.. In putting together a disability coalition to work against assisted suicide, Massachusetts was lucky to have a ready group of longtime activists from the physical disability community. We formed a single issue organization based solely on opposition to assisted suicide and associated killings. We called our group Second Thoughts, a name that rewarded us by describing what actually happened during the campaign, as Massachusetts voters reconsidered their early support for the assisted suicide referendum.. Our first task was to build as broad a coalition as possible, by making alliances with other communities. First thing to do is reach for all the low hanging fruit, especially other ...
Establishing an enhanced government affairs program through the newly formed IFT Office of Science, Communications, and Government Relations-headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C.-provides IFT with many opportunities to advance the scientific integrity of government policies and programs related to food science and technology. As we carefully assess priority issues and actions, it has become clear that coalitions will continue to be a vital part of IFTs government affairs program. IFT plans to actively participate in coalitions led by other organizations with objectives and actions that are consistent with the interests of IFT and its members. As part of the coalition, IFT will help set the goals and objectives of the group. Membership in a coalition has numerous benefits, not the least of which is strength in numbers. Participating organizations share information and expertise to develop unified positions on issues of importance to the scientific community. Legislators and regulators alike ...
This page was maintained only until 2010. For more up-to-date information, see the Commons Strategies Group site.. In my 2003 opinion editorial Pick the right modernity: Towards a coalition for the commons, I called for bringing together the promoters of information commons (free software and information, co-operative media, open science, creative commons, etc.) and those who fight for a better recognition of physical commons (water, air, environment) and a renewed approach to social public goods (education, health, …). For more information on the why and the possibility of such a coalition for the commons, see Cause commune . The recent International Commons Conference, organized in Berlin by the Heinrich Böll foundation worked towards the definition of a commons-based political platform.. In this page, you will find information on the ideas and players who build the various facets of the informal commons coalition.. Geography :. Part of the inspiration for the coalition for the commons ...
In April 2010 a coalition of Chinese NGOs, led by Friends of Nature, Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Green Beagle, issued a report alleging that 29 IT brands used suppliers that dumped heavy metals into Chinas water bodies...On 5 June 2010, the coalition issued an update [PDF], stating that of the 29 companies, 3 had submitted insubstantial responses and 8 companies had not responded to its concerns...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre contacted the 6 other companies that did not respond to the report (Apple, BYD, Ericsson, LG Electronics, Philips, Vodafone) and the 3 companies whose responses the NGO coalition regarded as insubstantial (Foxconn, Motorola,SingTel) and invited them to provide responses. Subsequently...Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs...submitted rejoinders to some of the companies; some of the companies followed with further comments...On 11 August 2010, the coalition issued a follow up report... nam[ing] 6 companies that gave negative ...
At a federal level, however, to date no government has been formed on this basis. Historically, there have been red-green coalitions in the Bundestag between the SPD and the Greens, and social-liberal coalitions between the SPD and the FDP. However, whilst there may be common ground in terms of social progressivism between the three parties, the FDPs economic liberalism and long association at the federal level with the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) make such a coalition problematic at present and the FDP chairman Guido Westerwelle had specifically ruled out this option for the 2009 federal election[1]. The term became more widely used outside Germany when the inconclusive 2005 federal election led to its use in the international media. Other designations included Africa or Senegal coalition (coined by Green politician Jürgen Trittin). The term Jamaica coalition-sometimes called black traffic light (Schwarze Ampel)-was formed in a similar way, describing a hypothetical ...
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Downloadable! We develop a theoretical framework that allows us to study which bilateral links and coalition structures are going to emerge at equilibrium. We define the notion of coalitional network to represent a network and a coalition structure, where the network speciÖes the nature of the relationship each individual has with his coalition members and with individuals outside his coalition. To predict the coalitional networks that are going to emerge at equilibrium we propose the concept of contractual stability which requires that any change made to the coalitional network needs the consent of both the deviating players and their original coalition partners. We show that there always exists a contractually stable coalitional network under the simple majority decision rule and the component-wise egalitarian or majoritarian allocation rules. Moreover, requiring the consent of group members may help to reconcile stability and e¢ ciency.
In the Western press, there are always two coalitions: the coalition controlling the government, and the opposition coalition. In the UK and the US, there are only two parties, so each coalition is a single party. Elsewhere, there are many parties, but, a fortiori, only two coalitions: the one in power and the one out of power. Which means that the press for coalition A always says bad things about coalition B, and the press for coalition B always says bad things about coalition A. But neither dares say that the entire country is on the wrong path, mainly because of self-censorship, since the press fears both the government, and the fact that only the lunatic fringe will pay for any publication that doesnt say the nation is doing GREAT, so economics dictates against criticizing the entire country ...
CHICAGO, June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced the formation of a coalition of leading companies and organizations to strengthen communities and move toward societal and economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition, which recently held its founding members virtual kickoff meeting, consists of large employers and other key organizations from a broad set of sectors focused on how to re-introduce fundamental aspects of society and the economy: working, traveling and convening. These top Chicago organizations will collaborate to outline a set of guidelines for businesses and communities to confidently and safely help restart the economy. Convened and led by Aon, the focus of the coalition will be around Work, Travel and Convene efforts across leading businesses. The goal is for member companies to share key learnings and insights related ...
Five things we must never do again. We must never again accept coalition with the Tories - Every time the party has entered into a coalition with the Tories it has come out seriously damaged. The one in the 1930s ended in a three way split and national irrelevance. This one might be worse. It is a near-death experience. We must never do this again. Why does this happen? Largely because we are a party built on values, not on protecting interests, and coalition with the Tories obscures the publics view of our values. We end up looking like a party of manoeuvre, caring only about holding office.. We must never again promote coalitionism - Much worse than entering a coalition is adopting the stance that coalitions are good in themselves because they bring stability. If people want stability they vote Conservative. The final week of the 2015 campaign was ludicrous. Getting supporters to wave placards saying Stability and Unity was not only deeply illiberal (it looked like something out of ...
In 2012, the coalition entered into a Drug-Free Communities Mentoring Grant with Tompkins Countys Community Coalition for Healthy Youth (CCHY). With CCHYs guidance, the coalition expanded its focus to include other drugs and updated its name from the Schuyler County Commission on Underage Drinking (SCCUD) to the Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking and Drugs (SCCUDD). The coalition also worked on updating its by-laws and structure, increasing coalition capacity through education and skill-building trainings, and conducted focus groups with community youth to further understand the drug-related social norms and issues facing youth ...
Chair-Elect, Healthy Policy and Advocacy Committee. I had the pleasure of participating in the NIWI program through the NANN NIWI Scholarship Program, which is a gathering of nursing professionals covering all spectrums of healthcare, and a forum for The Nursing Community coalition. The coalition includes 63 national nursing organizations all of which are committed to improving the health and health care of our nation through collaboration by supporting the education and practice of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).. The three day internship was jam packed with all the information one needed to know on the how, when, what, and why of nursing advocacy. The first two days consisted of panels including Professional Nurse Advocates, a Congressional Staff Panel, and a General Advocacy Panel. In preparation for our day on the Hill, discussions included advocacy training and tips as well as the Nursing Community coalition Asks. Representative Gail Adcock, MSN, ...
Do you have any events related to HPV/Cervcal Cancer Awareness that are already scheduled that you would like to be shared with other Coalition members and/or the public ...
If you or someone you know is advocating around DMA please email Rebecca Kusner. We have Coalition members interested in getting involved with the efforts.
September 22nd- The Secular Coalition for America is actively lobbying in opposition to two amendments proposed to the Senate Finance Committees health care reform bill which will be voted on this week.. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has submitted an amendment requesting that funding for Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage be restored. Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyoming) has submitted an amendment to ensure that conscience protections are applied in the healthcare reform bill. Both of these amendments privilege religious values over patients and students rights to ethical treatment and medically-accurate information.. The letter to the members of the Senate Finance Committee that details why the Secular Coalition opposes these amendments is below. ...
Canadian Arts Coalition (2018) Gender Parity in the Canadian Arts sector and the Barriers to Womens Leadership. Canadian Arts Coalition. This policy paper was written by The Canadian Arts Coalition, a collaborative non-partisan movement spearheaded by a group of national arts service and membership organizations, with a volunteer Steering Committee comprised of artists and arts administrators. ...
A coalition of 18 food organizations today announced the formation of a new Back to Balance Coalition aimed at promoting balanced, practical and achievable dietary guidance. The Coalition formed in response to public policy efforts occurring at the local, state and national levels to malign and restrict certain foods when both scientific research and the nutrition community say such efforts are unlikely to work.
AFib4WARD.com was developed following the 4WARD Conversation Cards, a tool developed after the Coalition identified the need for shared decision making resources in the AFib community. Since its November 2015 launch, the Conversation Cards have been tested with healthcare providers across the country, with an overwhelming majority reporting the cards helped their AFib patients better understand their condition, according to the press release. Both the print and online versions of the cards are part of a broader initiative by the 4WARD Coalition.. With knowledge and insights from various care settings, the 4WARD Coalition is well aware of the challenges in navigating an AFib diagnosis and the various treatment options. Through the successful introduction of the 4WARD Conversation Cards and recent launch of AFib4WARD.com, we are excited to further our mission of advancing shared decision making in anticoagulation care, say 4WARD co-chairs J Donald Easton, clinical professor of Neurology, ...
Joining the Workflow Management Coalition gives you the opportunity to participate in the creation of the standards for the business process industry as they are developing. Because the Coalition has active members from all sectors of the industry, we provide a rich and exciting forum for the exchange and evolution of ideas. View recently published documents and the schedule of upcoming documents on our Standards Page. Work in Progress documents from the various active working groups are available in the Members Only area, however.. To become a member of the Coalition and benefit from our exchange of information, networking and standards influence, please review the grid below to select your level of membership, then complete the online membership form. We look forward to welcoming you as a new member and encourage your active participation. This is your chance to help influence the future of this industry and network with the leading players.. ...
1 WO 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ) ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) vs. ) ) Ken Salazar, in his official capacity as) ) U.S. Secretary of Interior, ) ) Defendant. ) ) Black Mesa Water Coalition, et al., No. 11-CV08122-PHX-GMS ORDER 16 Pending before the Court is Plaintiffs appeal of the Department of the Interiors 17 denial of their petition for the award of costs and fees. (Doc. 7). For the reasons set forth 18 below, the Court affirms the Department of the Interiors decision. 19 BACKGROUND 20 Plaintiffs Black Mesa Water Coalition et al. (collectively BMWC) are a coalition 21 of Navajo and non-Native American community and conservation organizations. This case 22 stems from BMWCs administrative challenge to the Federal Office of Surface Mining 23 Control and Enforcements (OSM) approval of a surface mining permit. 24 BMWC initiated its challenge to the permit on January 20, 2009 by filing a Request 25 for Review with the U.S. ...
Panama Coalition is a world leader with huge innovations in many fields including biomedical research, information technology, A.I and weapons technology to name a few. Specific examples include the joint effort between the medical scientists and the ICGES (Instituto Conmemorativo Gorgas de Estudios de la Salud) to work on control and prevention investigations in parasitic diseases such as malaria, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease; as well as diseases caused by arboviruses, retroviruses, roboviruses, papillomaviruses, coronaviruses, respiratory viruses, among others.. This work ethic and desire for progress has fueled Panama Coalitions incredible advancement in the scientific community. One of the best examples of this is the existence of the Federal Authority for Space Exploration (FASE) and its world leading endevours to improve not only Panama Coalitions space programme, but humanitys space faring capabilities as a whole.. There is no debate on the fact that the Panama ...
The Charitable Giving Coalition sent the following letter to Senate and House leadership, encouraging lawmakers to expand and extend the universal charitable deduction in an end-of-year COVID relief package. You can find a PDF of the letter here.. Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Schumer, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Republican Leader McCarthy:. On behalf of the Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC), we urge you to increase the $300 cap on the above-the-line charitable deduction, as provided in the bipartisan CARES Act that passed in March, and to extend its availability through at least 2021 in the next COVID-19 relief package. The CGC is a coalition of associations representing thousands of charitable and faith-based organizations across the country.. As negotiations on a year-end package continue, Congress can strengthen and expand the temporary, above-the-line universal charitable deduction included in the CARES Act by lifting the cap and extending the proposal through at least ...
And that is where whats good for the Conservatives turns out to be good for the New Democrats as well. The Conservatives can only play coalition government as dangerous in 2015 if they present the NDP as their primary foil - a role the party is more than happy to play, since it amounts to a tacit acknowledgement that they have the momentum now.. Tom Mulcairs message has to be about reinforcing that sense of momentum, of convincing Canadians that a New Democrat government is not only possible but practical, and relatively low-risk: If you really want to throw the bums out, dont go halfway - pull an Alberta and vote NDP. So it helps his cause for voters to think about New Democrats working in a coalition setting with the Liberals - even if theres no guarantee a coalition would get a green light from the Governor General, or that the Conservatives wont pull the shenanigans they did in 2006 and poach a few disaffected Liberals to shore up their position.. Where do the Liberals end up in this ...
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Dispersal is a critical life-stage with consequences not only for the individual, but for population dynamics and thus the fate of the whole species. The creation of dispersal coalitions can lead to complex outcomes and affect how changes in abundance occur on the landscape. I examined population dynamics and dispersal coalitions in a population of cooperatively breeding acorn woodpeckers in central California, USA. Using a 34-year dataset on occupancy and abundance, I determined that increases in abundance were determined by dispersal to new locations. This resulted in increased occupancy, rather than increases in group size and larger coalitions. I then examined vocal recruitment via simulated breeding vacancy conflicts to determine whether vocal signaling was sufficient to recruit individuals to a simulated conflict. Despite using recordings of conflict vocalizations, individuals exhibited a territorial response to these simulations, rather than responding as if to a breeding vacancy. Finally, I
This study conducted through the Colorado PBRN examines how local public health agencies influence the adoption and use of evidence-based practices in chronic disease prevention through their work with local community coalitions. Survey data are being collected in all 54 county health jurisdictions in the state, and network analysis methods are being used to examine the structure and operation of local community coalitions. ...
Length: 2-hour Live Online Workshop. To achieve your strategic objectives, you first need to learn what motivates employees to work to their full potential. Secrets of Motivation will teach you how to become a leader who is known for getting results through people. Youll learn to build effective relationships, encourage commitment, and harness innovation in your work environment.. Language:English ...
Length: 2-hour Live Online Workshop. To achieve your strategic objectives, you first need to learn what motivates employees to work to their full potential. Secrets of Motivation will teach you how to become a leader who is known for getting results through people. Youll learn to build effective relationships, encourage commitment, and harness innovation in your work environment.. Language:English ...
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  • Prof. Halabi advises or has advised domestic and international organizations including the World Health Organization, the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Global Virome Project. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Simplified administration The National Coalition on Health Care comprises the following member organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coalitions include health department staff members (at the state, tribal, territory, US Pacific Island jurisdiction, and local levels) with expertise in cancer and their key partners, such as nonprofit organizations and community health centers. (cdc.gov)
  • A coalition of organizations ranging from the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Eagle Forum to the Foundation for Economic Freedom and Hispanic Leadership Fund is asking President Trump to use his pen and phone, much as Barack Obama did, to fix a requirement that Social Security recipients sign up for Medicare hospitalization insurance. (wnd.com)
  • The Citizens' Council for Health Freedom released a copy of a letter the organizations sent to the president asking that he allow senior citizens to opt out of Medicare without losing their Social Security benefits, for which they paid taxes. (wnd.com)
  • The successful advancement of healthcare in developing countries relies on the collaboration of many agencies and organizations. (prweb.com)
  • The Colorado Progressive Coalition, a non-profit and nonpartisan organization, with 5,000 individual members and 41 member organizations, will launch a statewide campaign to inform the public about the commission and encourage public participation in the process. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The coalition will work with area media to publicize health-care reform, and it will enlist the cooperation of community, business, professional, religious and labor organizations in this effort. (greeleytribune.com)
  • In support of this goal, CHCF issued a request for applications (RFA) for organizations to create or strengthen regional opioid safety coalitions, aiming to drive down prescription painkiller overuse and overdose in their communities. (chcf.org)
  • Other groups including artist unions, healthcare advocates, and other musician organizations can help. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The decision of health care organizations or the public sector to not employ individuals whose claims of conscience prevent them from performing their work duties does not constitute undue discrimination. (iwhc.org)
  • The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of media organizations asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow live audio and video coverage of the announcement of its decision in the three cases involving proposed federal health-care legislation. (journalists.org)
  • The NYIC convenes a monthly Health Collaborative made up of immigrant-serving organizations. (thenyic.org)
  • Fourteen of the organizations that participated in the Health Collaborative in 2013-2014 provided in-person assistance in enrollment. (thenyic.org)
  • Sheila Pither is the President of the Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of British Columbia (COSCO) which is a non-partisan coalition with more than 75 senior groups across the province. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • It is the intent of EVHC to promote and sustain the collaboration of healthcare organizations and providers, public health departments, and community partners working together to care for our community before, during and after an emergency. (vaems.org)
  • As a member of the coalition, Philips will share insights with other key industry influencers on unmet market needs in healthcare quality and safety, and engage in broader conversations with fellow member organizations to help drive industry advancements and solutions. (pharmiweb.com)
  • We look forward to working with leading global health and healthcare improvement organizations such as IHI/NPSF in a meaningful way to focus on quality and safety in healthcare. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Members of the coalition include organizations working to address patient safety challenges, professional associations, advocacy organizations, and other similarly committed industry leaders. (pharmiweb.com)
  • CHICAGO, December 17, 2013 - Governor Quinn today announced that a coalition of 20 health and hospital organizations from Illinois has been awarded an 18-month, $7million federal award to establish a clinical data research network (CDRN). (ibio.org)
  • These organizations are concerned that Day's case would increase health care costs while lengthening overall wait times for patients and erasing the fundamental Canadian principle of universal access to quality health care. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • On this installment of StudioTulsa on Health, we learn about Health Care Without Harm, an international coalition of hospitals, health care systems, medical professionals, environmental health organizations, and similar groups. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • In the code, all references to "hospital" or "hospitals" include individual facilities, health systems, clinics and provider organizations. (open-oregon.com)
  • The COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition - comprising more than 1,000 healthcare organizations, technology firms, and nonprofits, including MHQP - has published the Telehealth Impact Physician Survey. (mhqp.org)
  • The COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition is a private-sector-led response to the COVID-19 pandemic that brings together healthcare organizations, technology firms, nonprofits, academia, and startups. (mhqp.org)
  • Without adequate state support for any wage increase, many organizations will close, worker hours will be reduced or eliminated, access to care will be imperiled, and some of our communities will suffer the loss of quality healthcare services. (hca-nys.org)
  • The Ontario Health Coalition is a network of over 400 grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. (californiahealthline.org)
  • In April of 2020, a Georgia-based integrated academic health care system created a Community Outreach and Health Disparities Collaborative to unite trusted community leaders from faith-based, civic, and health-sector organizations to work with the health system and Emory University to develop tailored approaches and mobilize support within the context of the communities' cultural and individual needs to reduce the burden of COVID-19. (cdc.gov)
  • April 7, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A coalition of mental health care benefits organizations has filed a suit seeking to prevent the implementation of an interim final rule requiring parity for mental health benefits. (plansponsor.com)
  • Washington (May 1, 2017) - On behalf of more than one hundred million Americans battling chronic and other major health conditions, a coalition of 10 patient organizations remains united in its opposition to the American Health Care Act (AHCA). (rarediseases.org)
  • The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) is an interdisciplinary collaborative of thought-leaders from healthcare systems and organizations, government agencies, consumer organizations, and the general public. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through advocacy, education, and resource development, it works to ensure organizations and communities have the information, resources, and tools to expand palliative care across the continuum of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Members of the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County are community leaders, volunteers, service organizations, business owners and local corporations interested in working together with veterans to facilitate access to education, employment and life needs. (veteranscoalition.org)
  • Some of the work is blisteringly complex, such as developing data systems that reach across the boundaries of states and regions, public and private healthcare systems, and outside the healthcare environment into the work of emergency management organizations. (nap.edu)
  • SACRAMENTO) A new coalition of organizations representing a broad swath of Californians announced a consumer-based healthcare reform campaign today. (consumerreports.org)
  • It describes how leaders of Stockton's health care organizations, schools, social service agencies, nonprofits, and the public health department have forged partnerships within and across sectors and leveraged scarce resources to expand their capacity to serve residents' considerable needs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Here you can find out more information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), how it will impact you, and where you can find more information about implementation in your state. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Please understand that Amputee Coalition staff members have not been trained as Navigators for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and therefore are not able to give specific information about specific plans within your marketplace. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • States are expected to announce their plans and findings by the end of 2012, and the plans will be reviewed to ensure they fully comply with the requirements laid out in the Affordable Care Act. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • To find out more about the implementation of EHB's and the Affordable Care Act in your state, the Amputee Coalition encourages you to go to http://www.statereforum.org/ . (amputee-coalition.org)
  • What is in the Affordable Care Act? (amputee-coalition.org)
  • The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) found major provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to be constitutional. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • He is an expert on the Affordable Care Act, Public Health Law, Medicare, Medicaid, and Food and Drug Regulation. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The authors of this Harvard Business Review article argue that to achieve the pragmatic solutions President Obama seeks with the Affordable Care Act, employers have a huge opportunity to work with providers to create more efficient, market-driven approaches to improve care and reduce costs. (ihi.org)
  • As implementation of the Affordable Care Act approaches, it is vital that policymakers have access to rich and accurate information regarding healthcare services in the United States. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Even after the Affordable Care Act is implemented, the kind of subsidized acess to providers that HAAM provides will still be needed, in part because Texas has chosen not to participate in the expansion of Medicaid. (futureofmusic.org)
  • They envision even greater cost restraint than the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was itself considered quite ambitious in this regard when it was passed three years ago. (concordcoalition.org)
  • These programs include Medicare (providing health insurance for older Americans), Medicaid (providing health insurance for lower-income Americans), the Children's Health Insurance Program, and subsidies for individuals to purchase private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The insurers collect high overhead fees, charge high co-pays and deductibles, routinely deny or curb coverage and only the Affordable Care Act forced them to pay for basic procedures, such as physicals and reproductive system care. (peoplesworld.org)
  • It goes far beyond repealing the Affordable Care Act in pulling the rug out from under millions of people by destroying the Medicaid program. (thenyic.org)
  • We are excited about the opportunities to work with the state to identify immigrant groups that do not yet know about Affordable Care Act coverage, and getting the word out to them. (thenyic.org)
  • The legislation would also deprive cancer patients, who were at risk of medical bankruptcy prior to the Affordable Care Act, of protections against annual and lifetime coverage caps and put them once again at great financial risk. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Following the passage of H.R. 3590, "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act", by the U.S. House of Representatives, members of the Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) announced plans to file legislation to reject the overreaching bill due to its impact and costs to the state and to Texans. (blogspot.com)
  • Yesterday, on his first day in office, newly-elected California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a sweeping health care plan that would prop up the Affordable Care Act, expand healthcare to include undocumented immigrants, and give the state new powers to negotiate drug prices. (nyic.org)
  • The law was amended significantly in 2008 and twice in 2010 to make it consistent with the federal Affordable Care Act . (wikipedia.org)
  • Silver Spring, MD - The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) sent a letter to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, in response to his office's request for input from stakeholders regarding health care reform. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, NCCS, Cancer Survival Toolbox, and related Logos are registered in the United States as trademarks of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • He is also the 2017-18 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Ontario. (concordcoalition.org)
  • From August 2017 to April 2018, the 2 programs implemented liver cancer prevention interventions that focused on education of health care providers and community members. (cdc.gov)
  • On November 17, 2017, Emily Ricci, Health Care Policy Administrator, and Mark Foster, Principal, Mark A. Foster and Associates, gave a presentation on the State's recent Health Care Authority Feasibility Study to reduce state health care costs by coordinating plans and consolidating purchasing effectiveness for state employees and others. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • Scott De Long was elected to his role as Vice President of the 11,000 members of Community Health of the BCGEU in March of 2017. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • AMSTERDAM, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced its membership in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)/National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Patient Safety Coalition. (pharmiweb.com)
  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) began working together as one organization in May 2017. (pharmiweb.com)
  • In a release last week, the Health and Human Services announced the issuance of its final "conscience" rule , which it said follows President Donald Trump 's May 2017 executive order and his pledge "to promote and protect the fundamental and unalienable rights of conscience and religious liberty. (blogspot.com)
  • National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) is a coalition of groups working to achieve comprehensive health system reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • The coalition has a stated commitment to building a national bipartisan consensus in support for enactment and implementation of sustainable, systemic and system-wide health care reform. (wikipedia.org)
  • Please join us for a discussion on how healthcare reform can prevent the kind of financial stress and hardship the Yancey family has endured due to the high cost of medical treatment. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Roundtable discussion about healthcare reform and its implications for individuals in the arts and beyond. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The act establishes a Blue Ribbon Commission for Comprehensive Health Care Reform. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The widespread dissatisfaction with existing health care creates the opportunity for significant reform. (greeleytribune.com)
  • In the absence of reform at the federal level, the states are working to provide innovative solutions to health care. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The Colorado Legislature has taken a bold first step toward major health-care reform. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Any credible health care reform plan that Congress passes must include a meaningful target for restraining long-term cost growth that can be enforced. (concordcoalition.org)
  • In the final blog post of a three-part series on the recent health care reform plans, Gordon says their tighter targets on cost growth came in response to a recent slowdown in health care inflation as well as projected reductions in Medicare provider payments because of the ACA. (concordcoalition.org)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the United States prepares to add 32 million more patients to the health care system through health care reform, 11 of the leading medical societies in the country joined together today to publicly support the introduction of the Health Care Truth and Transparency Act of 2010. (aao.org)
  • As our nation embarks on the implementation of comprehensive health care reform, it is important for patients to have accurate information on those individuals providing their care. (aao.org)
  • September 22nd- The Secular Coalition for America is actively lobbying in opposition to two amendments proposed to the Senate Finance Committee's health care reform bill which will be voted on this week. (secular.org)
  • Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyoming) has submitted an amendment to ensure that conscience protections are applied in the healthcare reform bill. (secular.org)
  • Dear Senator, On behalf of the Secular Coalition for America and the thousands of nontheistic Americans who support our organization, I write to urge you to vote against two amendments to the Senate Finance health care reform bill that will be offered in committee this week. (secular.org)
  • Reform efforts will need to recognize the underlying structural factors contributing to their unsustainability -- demographic changes and escalating health care costs. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This is particularly relevant now, when health care reform is high on the political agenda. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Absent reform, Medicare costs will skyrocket far beyond what can be reasonably paid for and the longer we delay in making hard choices the more dire the situation will become," said Robert L. Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Concord Coalition said that despite warnings about the long-term stability and fiscal consequences of the CLASS Act, congressional leaders will be tempted to include it in their health care reform legislation because it 'scores' as an offset to new spending over the next 10 years. (bio-medicine.org)
  • 1) On paper, this sum would count as an offset against other provisions of health care reform. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Through membership meetings and task force meetings members are able to interact with their peers on issue involving healthcare plan design, legislative reform, wellness, etc. (hhco.org)
  • As the Senate continues to discuss health care reform, and in light of the destructive American Health Care Act passed by the House, we must continue conveying the priorities of cancer patients and survivors," said NCCS CEO Shelley Fuld Nasso. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • But according to what I am reading here , the Texas Conservative Coalition is promising to stop health care reform right at the Texas border. (blogspot.com)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • As we address the issues of healthcare reform, the creation of the first national health security strategy and the realities of a potential pandemic influenza, we must also continue our efforts to seek solutions and mitigation efforts for all health threats of natural disasters, emerging effects of diseases, bioterrorism, and terrorism. (nap.edu)
  • Healthcare reform can only be successful if it's based on the real life experiences of California familes," said Betsy Imholz, Special Projects Director for Consumers Union, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports. (consumerreports.org)
  • The point of health reform is to provide a benefit, not a burden, to Californians. (consumerreports.org)
  • The groups have come together around specific goals, and support and oppose ideas and proposals that are currently a part of the health reform debate. (consumerreports.org)
  • THA's emergency preparedness and response resources are designed to assist hospitals and health systems in planning for and reacting to hazards and regional disasters. (tn.gov)
  • Hospitals in emerging countries with the capacity to manage their own equipment are leaders in the development of a strengthened healthcare infrastructure," says Nick Hallack, President and CEO of MediSend. (prweb.com)
  • In the immediate aftermath of events of 9-11 and the anthrax attacks, the need for better collaboration and coordination by hospitals, EMS, and public health departments was recognized in lessons learned by those involved communities. (vaems.org)
  • 19 hospitals, 3 free-standing Emergency Departments, a VA hospital, and 4 DoD facilities, providing 3500 acute care beds and providing approximately 750,000 ED visits and 164,000 admissions annually. (vaems.org)
  • Philips was one of the first health technology leaders to join more than 100 companies and hospitals in committing to the Open Data Pledge to make health data interoperable and accessible to clinicians and others responsible for patient safety. (pharmiweb.com)
  • However, expanding PAC services from hospitals to lower levels of the health system is still a challenge in many countries. (rhsupplies.org)
  • Our universal health care provides so much more than just hospitals," says Rick Turner, BC Health Coalition co-chair, "it ensures that patients have access to care, that doctors can focus on practicing medicine, and that Canadian businesses aren't haggling over health benefits instead of creating new jobs. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • The Oregon Code of Cooperation is published by Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, with editorial contributions from member hospitals, Oregon Medical Association, Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, and Oregon Association of Broadcasters. (open-oregon.com)
  • The communications director or officers or designated staff members of Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) will help the news media get prompt and accurate information on health and hospital subjects. (open-oregon.com)
  • While those hospitals have triggered the current debate, many safety-net hospitals do more than their fair share to provide charity care to patients in need and should be supported with a fair legislative solution. (hmprg.org)
  • The Fair Care Coalition is concerned about adequate Medicaid rates, but the state is not 'doubling down' on hospitals by seeking a real standard for property-tax exemption. (hmprg.org)
  • Table top discussion exercises on the impact of winter storms on our healthcare system including assisted living, long term care, skilled nursing, critical access hospitals, public health, stand-alone emergency department and fire/EMS. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • Table top discussion exercises on impact of a riverine flood event on our healthcare system including assisted living, long term care, skilled nursing, critical access hospitals, public health, stand-alone emergency department and fire/EMS. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • At least 1,000 U.S. hospitals are designated as primary stroke centers, or PSCs, a trend that has improved the care and treatment of acute stroke patients across the United States. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • These prompted the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to partner with the Joint Commission, an independent body that accredits health care centers and hospitals, to develop a system to recognize and certify certain hospitals as PSCs. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • Leonard Rubenstein, the chair of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, recently released a new book about how the violence against hospitals, patients, nurses, doctors, and other health workers has become a horrifically common feature of modern war. (safeguardinghealth.org)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created a daunting series of challenges for our country: not only are people facing a national public health emergency, but they are struggling to feed their families, as the economy hemorrhages millions of jobs. (chn.org)
  • The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights its importance in care delivery. (mhqp.org)
  • This planning tool is intended to assist health care coalitions and their partners in assessing their preparedness for an influenza pandemic. (hhs.gov)
  • This checklist can help healthcare coalitions assess, create, and improve their pandemic preparedness and response plans. (hhs.gov)
  • Health coalitions across Canada recognize the federal government's extraordinary contribution of resources and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • Long before the pandemic, health coalitions and others warned that the federal government was underfunding the system and leaving Canadians vulnerable to cuts at the provincial level. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed both the necessity of having a strong public health system, and the devastating consequences of privatization and under-investing in public health care. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • Horrific conditions in for-profit long-term care homes have been exposed, meanwhile some provinces have accelerated for-profit privatization under cover of the pandemic. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • But critics say Ontario is moving far too slowly to address the crisis in long-term care and has yet to reveal any overall staffing plan for the sector which has been the hardest hit during the pandemic. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic is a pressing public health challenge. (cdc.gov)
  • Cultural mistrust of government with regard to health issues has pressed the need to engage trusted community leaders with influence and reach in disproportionately affected communities to ensure that essential public health activities related to COVID-19 occur among populations experiencing disproportionate impact from the pandemic. (cdc.gov)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified health care disparities, differences in social determinants of health, and cultural mistrust that have historically and negatively affected racial and ethnic minority communities and their access to equitable health care (1). (cdc.gov)
  • Examples of how social determinants of health affect racial minority communities during this pandemic include the inability for many to effectively socially distance in multigenerational households, the inability for frontline employees to work from home, the lack of health care insurance, and the lack of access to COVID-19 testing sites (7). (cdc.gov)
  • Coincident with the second day of the workshop, the World Health Organization officially declared the H1N1 virus to be pandemic, based on viral activity in the Southern hemisphere. (nap.edu)
  • Insecurity Insight published a new analysis document on health worker safety in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. (safeguardinghealth.org)
  • Insecurity Insight published a new document reporting the number of recent conflict-violence trends and impact on healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. (safeguardinghealth.org)
  • Medicaid programs that provide services through managed care plans could be forced to increase their budgets or reduce services. (ftc.gov)
  • Write a letter now telling your Senators and Representative that you reject the President's priorities of cutting Medicaid, SNAP, housing, help for people with disabilities, education and job training, social services, and public health programs. (chn.org)
  • On Thursday, January 15th, 2015, Chris Ashenbrenner, Medicaid Expansion Project Director and Monique Martin, Health Care Policy Advisor for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services gave a presentation to the Health Care Action Coalition about the State of Alaska s plan for Medicaid expansion. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • Medicaid has served as a reliable pathway to care for many with cancer, and reductions in this program will disrupt access to care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • WASHINGTON - The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) this week called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to maintain progress on its efforts to drive the shift to value, while empowering beneficiaries through the support of reliable access to primary care. (pcpcc.org)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • The grant was awarded by Molina Healthcare, Inc., which helps state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • California's Medicaid expansion enabled local providers to increase capacity, which may explain the improvements on some measures of care quality and reductions in potentially avoidable hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and readmissions. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The region's improvement efforts appear to be facilitated by supportive state policy and the market dominance of a locally governed Medicaid managed care plan. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Amputee Coalition is working with advocates to ensure that prosthetic devices and custom orthotic devices are included in every state's EHB which would go toward achieving insurance fairness for amputees by ensuring adequate and affordable prosthetic care. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Single-payer advocates point to the contrast between government-run health care systems, such as Medicare, which has only 3 percent overhead, and the private insurers. (peoplesworld.org)
  • Join us at #HCH2019 as we explore what it means to be "Working Together for Justice" through sintensive trainings in health care and homelessness in the heart of Washington, D.C. Register to learn and network with hundreds of colleagues from across the U.S. at this singular annual gathering of clinicians, consumers, administrators, advocates, and policymakers. (chn.org)
  • The Empowered Patient Coalition is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization created by patient advocates devoted to helping the public improve the quality and the safety of their healthcare. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The Empowered Patient Coalition is a non-profit organization promoting patient advocates and health care safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • Vancouver, BC - Today a group of patients, doctors and health care advocates won the right to present expert evidence defending Canadian health care in the BC Supreme Court case against clinic owner Brian Day. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • On July 20th, 2018, Senator Cathy Giessel briefed the Fiscal Policy Study Group on the relationship between the healthcare sector and the Alaskan economy. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • The Heartland Healthcare Coalition is announcing the upcoming November 15, 2018 General Membership Meeting at Mt. Hawley Country Club, 7724 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614. (hhco.org)
  • Tennessee Healthcare Coalitions collaborate to address challenges and work towards solutions that improve the health and prosperity of our communities. (tn.gov)
  • The coalition supports collaborative planning and information sharing among a broad range of healthcare partners in order to protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in the Upper Cumberland community and Tennessee. (uchcoalition.org)
  • Although the coalition is focused on disparities in black health care, its goal is to improve the lot for all and no one is turned away, said Melissa Robinson, president and CEO of the Black Health Care Coalition. (kansascity.com)
  • This will aid in the development, testing and implementation of effective strategies to improve care for diverse populations and reduce health disparities. (ibio.org)
  • The COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard, sponsored by our academic collaborators at Emory University, also highlighted the substantial health care disparities among COVID-19 patients in Georgia with corresponding effects on racial and ethnic minority populations (6). (cdc.gov)
  • It was established to serve Delawareans, with emphasis on, but not limited to, the needs of the uninsured and underserved, and to reduce healthcare disparities in minority population and address social determinants of health. (capegazette.com)
  • Upper Cumberland Healthcare Preparedness Coalition exists to assist the health care community and other emergency response agencies to jointly prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster events. (uchcoalition.org)
  • In 1987, CAC helped to write and pass the legislation that created the CHOICE program to provide in-home care to the elderly and people with disabilities in Indiana. (citact.org)
  • According to the Royal College of Physicians, the net impact of the LIBE amendments has been to introduce much more stringent requirements for explicit consent to use personal data for health or scientific research than under current legislation. (pharmatimes.com)
  • This legislation will take significant steps toward educating consumers on who is providing their health care, thus empowering patients to have a more proactive role in their health care," said Larry Wickless, DO, president of the American Osteopathic Association. (aao.org)
  • Led by National Nurses United, the longest backer of the cause, 12 unions, three state labor councils and three central labor councils are demanding the AFL-CIO make enactment of government-run single-payer national health care legislation - "Medicare For All" - a top federation legislative priority. (peoplesworld.org)
  • She also discussed legislation that may help to reduce the cost of care. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • Two versions of the CLASS Act are contained in pending health care legislation. (bio-medicine.org)
  • By permitting states to waive the guarantee of essential health benefits, the legislation would eliminate the guarantee of access to all elements of cancer care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • We caution against consideration of this legislation prior to receipt of the Congressional Budget Office analysis of the bill's fiscal impact and its effects on the number of Americans with health insurance. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Due to the inadequacy of the AHCA in protecting cancer patients' access to appropriate cancer care, we oppose the legislation. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Despite such widespread professional concern and opposition to this hopelessly complex, flawed and potentially dangerous legislation, the coalition government has repeatedly blocked the publication of the NHS risk register and continues to push ahead with the bill. (hackneygazette.co.uk)
  • State Representative Wayne Christian (R-Center), President of the Texas Conservative Coalition, announced his plan to file legislation to prohibit the implementation of the overarching federal healthcare overhaul in Texas: 'When the Legislature convenes in January of 2011, the members of the Texas Conservative Coalition will stand together to reject the federal takeover of health care. (blogspot.com)
  • The National Health Council wants to ensure that patients are informed consumers when buying plans on the exchange, and that they have the necessary help to pick a plan that is appropriate for your healthcare needs. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • The National Cancer Coalition is pleased to partner with MediSend," says Tom Roane, Senior Vice President of Alliances for the National Cancer Coalition, "The strategic and complementary alignment of our programs in this country will significantly improve care for Peruvian cancer patients and will help provide opportunities for complete healthcare solutions at Peru's principal public cancer hospital. (prweb.com)
  • Many doctors are concerned about their ability to care for their patients in the way they believe is best. (ftc.gov)
  • But even though there are serious problems concerning the relationship of HMOs and other health plans to doctors and patients that deserve to be addressed, this proposal is the wrong approach. (ftc.gov)
  • Nor does it reflect a lack of concern about the special characteristics of health care markets, or disregard for the strong sense of responsibility that medical practitioners feel for the welfare of their patients. (ftc.gov)
  • In addition, assures immigrants that health care providers will not report their patients' status to Immigration and Customs Enforcement or US Citizenship and Immigration Services. (thenyic.org)
  • As physician specialists providing care in highly complex environments such as the operating room and intensive care unit, we believe it is essential that patients clearly understand the training and qualifications of those at their bedside. (aao.org)
  • Patients should be confident in their health care decisions without having to second-guess their providers' credentials. (aao.org)
  • Passage of the bill would make it unlawful for any health care professional to make deceptive statements or engage in any act that misleads patients whether it is in person, in advertisements or marketing efforts as to one's education, training, degree, licensure or clinical experience. (aao.org)
  • The Enzi Amendment inappropriately places the religious beliefs of medical professionals above the medical needs of their patients, and undermines patients' access to contraception, end-of-life care, HIV care, and any other care to which a health care provider may object. (secular.org)
  • In addition, this amendment would allow health care providers and entities to withhold information from patients about their health care status and their treatment options in violation of informed consent and ethical standards. (secular.org)
  • The Empowered Patient Coalition provides resources enabling patients to take control of their medical treatments and safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • It is contrary to the ethical and professional obligations of health care providers, who must put the health and wellbeing of their patients first. (iwhc.org)
  • Protecting the rights of patients to access legal health care services without discrimination is of greater importance than protecting equality of opportunity for people whose personal beliefs prevent them from meeting the obligations of the profession they joined. (iwhc.org)
  • Because the denial of care forces patients to seek services elsewhere, to face delays, or even to forgo care, it particularly harms those who already face disadvantage and discrimination. (iwhc.org)
  • Refusal of care affects vulnerable patients more acutely. (iwhc.org)
  • Asserting that their "right" to deny care, based on their personal beliefs, takes priority over patients' rights and health shifts even more power to them in an already unequal relationship. (iwhc.org)
  • We believe strongly that policy fixes exist to ensure robust insurance markets and reduce premiums and deductibles, without losing the critically important patient protections that allow cancer patients and survivors to access health care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Limits on essential health benefits, and annual or lifetime benefit limits, may make health insurance plans inadequate for cancer patients with complex needs. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Cancer patients have serious health care needs from the time of diagnosis, and those who survive treatment and enter long-term survivorship face a lifetime of monitoring and follow-up care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • If the AHCA is approved, cancer patients will be left with no assurance that they can obtain adequate health insurance and the care they need. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Given below is a self-assessment tool for providers partnered with the Advancing Excellence program, providing a number of questions for both direct caregivers and caregiver leadership to reflect on the quality of care being provided in their facility to dementia patients. (nhqualitycampaign.org)
  • Hackney doctors, who believe the government's Health and Social Care Bill poses a threat to their patients, are supporting a campaign proposing GPs will stand against marginal Lib Dem and Tory MPs at the next election. (hackneygazette.co.uk)
  • The coalition, the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN), will pool data from more than 1 million patients so researchers locally and nationwide can learn how providers can overcome barriers of competition, care fragmentation and limited resources. (ibio.org)
  • PCORI, established in 2010, is authorized by Congress to conduct research to provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their healthcare providers make more informed decisions. (ibio.org)
  • In preparation for this award, CAPriCORN has already pooled clinical data from electronic health records to identify patients and potential study participants for the anticipated research. (ibio.org)
  • If Dr. Day wins, physicians will be allowed to charge patients any amount they like for services, and patients who can pay will get faster care than the rest of us. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • By agreeing with the code's guidelines, the Oregon news media and healthcare providers acknowledge a shared responsibility to provide accurate public information and to assure patients and healthcare providers that the gathering and reporting of this information does not infringe upon patient privacy, professional medical ethics, or patient care. (open-oregon.com)
  • The hospital spokesperson is responsible for obtaining information about patients as rapidly as possible without interfering with the health, welfare, or privacy of patients. (open-oregon.com)
  • 60% reported that telehealth has improved the health of their patients. (mhqp.org)
  • More than 80% of respondents indicated that telehealth improved the timeliness of care for their patients. (mhqp.org)
  • A similar percentage said that their patients have reacted favorably to using telehealth for care. (mhqp.org)
  • Clearly telehealth can fill an important and longstanding need in our health system, but we still have a long way to go to make telehealth a viable option for all patients. (mhqp.org)
  • You have to wonder why, in the age of easy internet access to physicians' contact information, legislators have decided that conscientiously objecting health care professionals must provide effective referrals for MAiD even though it would be very easy to connect patients to MAiD-positive physicians directly, without the forced effective referral. (blogspot.com)
  • Rather, the governor, the Fair Care Coalition and others are looking for a solution that increases access to care for patients in need and fairly distributes the burden of free and discounted care. (hmprg.org)
  • Patients could more easily access friendly, accessible, and less chaotic health care. (nyic.org)
  • PCPCC also encouraged an emphasis on ensuring every American has access to primary care physicians and other clinicians in their community, that healthcare providers engage in coordinated team-based care and preventative and population-based health, that patients are engaged and active participants in their health and well-being and that payment emphasize value - not volume in healthcare delivery. (pcpcc.org)
  • Stroke patients who need emergency care should be taken to the nearest certified primary stroke center, which acts as a central point for stroke treatment, according to recommendations from the Brain Attack Coalition (BAC), a group representing medical, scientific, nonprofit and government leaders in the field of stroke. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • Even more importantly, the patients cared for at PSCs have clearly benefited by getting better treatment, experiencing fewer complications, and going home from the hospital sooner. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • Patients must rely on the personal and individualized medical advice of their qualified health care professionals before seeking any information related to their particular diagnosis, cure or treatment of a condition or disorder. (rarediseases.org)
  • Northern Virginia Health Services Coalition's (NOVAHSC) Specialty Access program received a $10,000 grant to help provide low-income, uninsured patients with access to specialty medical care through a regional network of providers. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • This [grant will] help NOVA Specialty Access to expand our abilities to place more patients from free clinics with the specialty care they need when they need it. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • Each clinic works with individual specialty care doctors who are willing to see patients in their offices. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • Beyond providers, insurers, employers and other stakeholders, California patients and families need to have the strongest voice in fixing what's wrong with our healthcare,'' said Anthony Wright, Executive Director of Health Access California. (consumerreports.org)
  • About Future of Music Coalition Future of Music Coalition is a national non-profit education, research and advocacy organization that seeks a bright future for creators and listeners. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Advocacy Coalitions provide continuity in support of recommendations from CWN studies. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • Equally as important as in-person assistance are enhanced resources for targeted outreach to New York's emergent immigrant communities," says J ackie Vimo, Director of Health Advocacy at NYIC . (thenyic.org)
  • Advocacy groups supporting CAPriCORN include: Respiratory Health Association, Chicago Asthma Consortium, Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois, Peggy Lillis Mills Foundation, Have a Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation and Next Step/STRIVE. (ibio.org)
  • Residents are going without proper feeding and hydration, baths, foot care, repositioning, rehabilitation - the very basics of care - let alone not having their psychological, social, and cultural needs met," said Natalie Mehra , executive director of the advocacy group, the Ontario Health Coalition . (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • Under the stewardship of the Entomological Society of America, 18 scientific and medical societies, professional associations, and advocacy groups have formed the Vector-Borne Disease Network, a new coalition that will stand ready to advise and support federal policymakers in confronting the challenge of diseases spread by insects and related arthropods. (news-medical.net)
  • The community health worker is a resource for the healthcare clinic and the community service program, creating easily accessible advocacy. (capegazette.com)
  • Seniors understand that healthcare works better for everyone when we come together to make sure that people who are sick, frail, or injured aren't left out on their own," said Casey Young, Advocacy Manager for AARP-California, which represents 3 million Californians. (consumerreports.org)
  • These coalitions work on planning, organizing, equipping, training, exercising and evaluation of healthcare system preparedness in their respective regions. (tn.gov)
  • The healthcare organization should implement a program to identify personnel that have a direct role in emergency preparedness, incident management, and/or emergency response during an incident. (tn.gov)
  • Funding ensued in the form of HRSA and later ASPR grants, funding the region's Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), allocated to our region through the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association supporting the grant awardee, Virginia Department of Health. (vaems.org)
  • This program and its initiatives, derived from the National Guidance for Healthcare System Preparedness January 2012, promote whole community collaboration in the Emergency Management cycle (protection, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation) through the establishment of Healthcare Coalitions. (vaems.org)
  • Our region transitioned from the combined preparedness efforts of the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Medical Response System Healthcare Committee and the Eastern Region Hospital Emergency Preparedness Coordinating Group to the Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition (EVHC) with the approval of a charter on August 1, 2013. (vaems.org)
  • Provides technical support to assist with coalition efforts through the preparedness delegation issued by Nevada State Health Officer. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • The Douglas County Healthcare Coalition serves as the meta-leader that brings everyone together for everyday healthcare and emergency preparedness activities. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • In June 2009 the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events held a workshop with the goal of convening many of the best minds in health preparedness for a wide-ranging update on preparations for a major public health threat. (nap.edu)
  • As Gerry Parker, principal deputy assistant secretary for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), explained to workshop attendees: "The country stands at a moment in history in which we face continued and complex challenges, but also ample opportunities. (nap.edu)
  • Ultimately, this effort comes down to preparedness and efficiency-health systems must develop a disaster medical capability that is rapid, flexible, sustainable, integrated, and coordinated, and that can deliver appropriate treatment in the most ethical manner with the resources and capabilities available. (nap.edu)
  • We are excited to let you know about new health resources that are available through the New York Immigration Coalition and the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)! (thenyic.org)
  • The New York Immigration Coalition applauds the state for providing important racial, ethnic and preferred language information in its report on 2013-2014 Open Enrollment" says Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) . (thenyic.org)
  • ActionHealthNYC came out of the Mayor's task force on immigrant health access in 2014, in which the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) was a member of the team. (nyic.org)
  • These plans guide the work of cancer control coalitions formed by each awardee. (cdc.gov)
  • More than 75% of respondents said telehealth enabled them to provide quality care for COVID-19-related care, acute care, chronic disease management, hospital/emergency department follow-up, care coordination, preventative care, and mental/behavioral health. (mhqp.org)
  • On behalf of New York's three million diverse immigrants, we look forward to working with the Mayor to ensure a smooth rollout that links all New Yorkers to primary, specialty, and behavioral health services. (nyic.org)
  • Created a behavioral health task force as an off shoot to address behavioral health services in our community based upon a need identified in HCC meetings. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • Rates of obesity, asthma, diabetes, and behavioral health conditions are high, and a third of adults say they are in fair or poor health or have impairments because of poor physical, mental, or emotional problems. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Concord Coalition has been invited to participate in an event centered on healthcare. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Josh Gordon is the Policy Director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about federal budget issues and their consequences for the future. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Join The Concord Coalition -- in Manchester, NH -- as we mark our 25th anniversary by looking at fiscal lessons learned in the past quarter-century and how those lessons can apply to the major policy challenges of the next 25 years. (concordcoalition.org)
  • A number of recent bipartisan health plans, as well as budgets proposed by elected officials in Washington, are optimistic and even "remarkably ambitious" on this score, according to Concord Coalition Policy Director Joshua Gordon. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Concord Coalition Says New Trustees' Report Demonstrates the Importance of Health Care Co... ( WASHINGTON May 12 -- With today's re. (bio-medicine.org)
  • WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With today's release of the annual Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports again showing that the nation's two largest programs are on a troubled fiscal path, The Concord Coalition urged politicians to work together on reforms of both programs aimed at producing a sustainable future. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Despite the attention focused on when the Social Security and Medicare Part A trust funds become "insolvent," The Concord Coalition again warned that trust fund solvency is a poor indicator of the fiscal outlook for these programs. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to balanced federal budgets and generationally responsible fiscal policy. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Concord Coalition said that despite warnings about the long-term s. (bio-medicine.org)
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As House and Senate leaders negotiate the final details of their respective health care reforms bills, The Concord Coalition warned today that one provision under consideration, the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act, is structurally unsound and fiscally irresponsible. (bio-medicine.org)
  • With health care spending already on an unsustainable track, the last thing Congress should do is create a new entitlement that would put further strain on the budget," said Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby. (bio-medicine.org)
  • According to a Future of Music Coalition poll, 44 percent of musicians go without insurance, almost three times the national average. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The Future Of Music Coalition, a national nonprofit organization devoted to various musician causes, consults men and women who are looking to find medical coverage on a pro bono basis. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The nonprofit coalition has several outreach programs that provide services such as health screenings and education seminars. (kansascity.com)
  • Employers increasingly refuse to provide health insurance to their employees. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Health insurers are withdrawing coverage from rural areas and refusing to provide insurance to many who are seriously ill. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Musicians may not have steady employers to provide health insurance. (futureofmusic.org)
  • We hope this survey will spark an informed discussion of what is required to provide access to healthcare to Americans in the arts and entertainment industries. (futureofmusic.org)
  • This work is just our latest in an ongoing effort to gauge the ability of musicians to access healthcare and provide information catered to musicians' special needs. (futureofmusic.org)
  • and provide exemptions to data-protection requirements for health and research purposes. (pharmatimes.com)
  • As business leaders, health care providers and insurers, we recognize the positive health benefits fluoridated water will provide to our community, and we are not distracted by unsubstantiated claims that oppose the initiative. (fluoridealert.org)
  • We provide the consumer and the patient advocate a clear understanding of the importance of forming interactive partnerships with providers and give them the tools and resources they need to become capable and confident members of the health care team. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • One such obstacle is the growing use of religious or conscience claims by health care professionals to justify their refusal to provide abortion services. (iwhc.org)
  • While health professionals are entitled to their religious beliefs, they must not prioritize their own beliefs over their duty to provide legal health care services when these services are part of that medical specialization or practice. (iwhc.org)
  • Health professionals who practice obstetrics, gynecology, midwifery, pharmacy, or other fields that include the provision of sexual and reproductive health care should uphold their professional obligations to provide abortion, contraception, and other essential services, as their expertise permits. (iwhc.org)
  • Nothing stops individuals who will not provide these essential services from joining the health profession as a whole. (iwhc.org)
  • In violation of the ethical principle of doing no harm, health care professionals' refusal to provide abortions, contraception, and other services hurts the individuals who are denied the care that they want and need. (iwhc.org)
  • We are so happy to provide this grant to Southcoast Health to help in creating greater awareness for colon cancer and highlighting the importance of being screened," said Brian Shelly, local volunteer event director for Get Your Rear in Gear - Boston. (southcoast.org)
  • The Upton-Long amendment is a woefully inadequate effort to provide an assurance of access to care for those with pre-existing conditions, including 16 million Americans with cancer. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • We are dedicated to helping you provide the highest Quality of Care and working hard to help Advance Quality Care in America. (nhqualitycampaign.org)
  • Failure to inform a terminally ill adult who requests additional information about available end-of-life treatments including medical aid-in-dying, or failing to refer the terminally ill adult to another health care provider who can provide the information, shall be considered a failure to obtain informed consent for subsequent medical treatment. (blogspot.com)
  • Third-parties may provide services on behalf of the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You acknowledge and agree that third-parties will be entitled to provide Services to you, in addition to the Coalition with whom you contract or interact. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • Every day our members provide vital and critical health services across the state. (hca-nys.org)
  • The Earn as You Learn program run by Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre in conjunction with two career colleges will provide training and support for workers to help fill gaps for personal support workers. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • Those additional positions will be needed when long-term care homes are required under law to provide four hours of hands-on care every day to each long-term care resident. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • Provide representation at coalition meetings and activities, develop strategies and contribute to achieving established coalition priorities and goals. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • Business Insurance reports that the suit filed last week in U.S. District Court in Washington by the Coalition for Parity Inc. alleges that regulators failed to provide a "true and complete comment period," which has resulted in "confusing, flawed and untested requirements. (plansponsor.com)
  • The interim final rule, which is slated to go into effect for plan years beginning July 1, was issued earlier this year by several federal agencies to implement a 2008 law that requires group plans with more than 50 employees to provide the same coverage of mental health and substance abuse treatments as they do for medical and surgical care (see Treasury, HHS Issue New Rules on Mental Health Parity ). (plansponsor.com)
  • Funding will help provide specialty health care to low income residents. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • The clinics provide specialty care services such as audiology, podiatry and physical therapy. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • The coalition works in partnership with Child Inc., ChristianaCare and Westside Family Health Care to build capacity to assess for domestic violence and to provide a warm-referral to a community-based service. (capegazette.com)
  • We are thrilled to receive this award and to engage in this collaborative community project to provide safety and healthcare access to victims of domestic violence," said Sue Ryan, DCADV executive director. (capegazette.com)
  • For the health community, a primary issue at hand before and during a catastrophic incident is how to provide care to thousands or tens of thousands of individuals through a health system that will go beyond capacity. (nap.edu)
  • How do the medical system, public health system, and emergency management system provide care to those who need it with limited resources and staff? (nap.edu)
  • Provider and community education interventions can improve knowledge and awareness of liver cancer and the ability and intention to talk about it among health care providers and community coalitions. (cdc.gov)
  • The Cherokee Nation Comprehensive Cancer Control Program collaborated with the Cherokee Nation Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Elimination Program within Cherokee Nation's Health Services to plan and implement activities to increase knowledge and awareness of liver cancer prevention among health care providers and the Cherokee Nation community. (cdc.gov)
  • Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes didactic sessions resulted in a 1.1-point improvement, provider education workshops resulted in a 1.4-point improvement, and presentations at community coalition meetings resulted in a 1.7-point improvement. (cdc.gov)
  • MediSend International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides innovative programs and solutions that strengthen community healthcare in developing countries, including the professional training, certification and equipping of biomedical repair technicians and the distribution of medical supplies and biomedical equipment. (prweb.com)
  • It was 26 years ago when Jasper Fullard Jr. and a handful of other physicians decided that if they wanted to make an impact on black health care, it was time to go straight to the community. (kansascity.com)
  • In recent years, he said, the coalition has worked to help the black community gain access to health care and make better nutritional choices. (kansascity.com)
  • This is a family event, bring your family, friends and colleagues and let's raise awareness of the health and safety issues affecting the community where we live and work. (crowdrise.com)
  • PBS Newshour recently produced an online feature on the difficulties faced by Austin-area musicians seeking healthcare, which highlighted the admirable efforts of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians ( HAMM ), a Texas organization giving access to healthcare for Austin's large community of working musicians. (futureofmusic.org)
  • For information regarding our research efforts, visit our Artists and Health Insurance Survey page , and please take a few minutes to fill out our survey so that we may better serve the music community, and while you are at it, spread the word to your fellow artists of all disciplines! (futureofmusic.org)
  • The Wichita Business Coalition on Health Care, a group of more than 50 of Wichita's largest employers, health care providers and insurers, understands the impact oral health has on the business community - and the important role fluoride plays in preventing dental decay and increasing workplace productivity. (fluoridealert.org)
  • The coalition works collaboratively to address health care costs, quality and access within our community and says poor oral health is costing the U.S. workforce. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Whether you're interested in exploring cultural humility or medical respite, harm reduction or trauma-informed care, we hope you'll join us in our nation's capitol as we unite as a community to explore the future of homeless health care and real solutions to homelessness. (chn.org)
  • The CLASS Act is a well-intentioned effort to create a voluntary public insurance program for community living assistance and long-term care benefits. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In the role as the Vice President of Community Health Scott as well as the Chair of the Community Health Bargaining Association. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • FALL RIVER, Mass. - Centers for Cancer Care, a part of Southcoast Health, was this month awarded a grant by the Colon Cancer Coalition for providing colon cancer prevention, education and screening programs to the underserved populations in our community. (southcoast.org)
  • Educational lectures and training for local community health workers. (southcoast.org)
  • A fast-growing list of interactive presentations and workshops from thought-leaders in the reproductive health supplies community. (rhsupplies.org)
  • The availability of PAC services in the 23 health centers probably contributed to this increase, as did community education efforts. (rhsupplies.org)
  • ActionHealthNYC was a primary care access and coordination program for uninsured New Yorkers that gave people access to a regular primary care provider at an H+H or community health center site where they could get consistent, prompt, and well-coordinated care. (nyic.org)
  • The NYIC was also on the Community Advisory Panel for the ActionHealthNYC, and has been advocating for citywide health care coverage for the last five years. (nyic.org)
  • The coalition works with Sequoia Community Health Centers, Community Medical Centers, the Diabetes Care Center and the Fresno County Department of Public Health. (californiahealthline.org)
  • Community health centers are better together. (californiahealthline.org)
  • The Douglas County Healthcare Coalition is a partnership of healthcare agencies, providers, and community partners working together to promote, consolidate, and coordinate a unified response to emergencies affecting our community. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • Conducted multiple flu clinics in the community as a partnership of the facilities, Carson City Health, East Fork and Tahoe Douglas Fire and Douglas County Emergency Management and Douglas County's Sheriff's Office using the umbrella group of the Healthcare Coalition. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • We hypothesize that a framework of delivering health information through trusted community leaders may partially mitigate the deleterious effects of government mistrust and could increase COVID-19 testing. (cdc.gov)
  • We describe the framework used to join health care and academic collaborators with community partners to mobilize efforts to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic minority groups. (cdc.gov)
  • The framework outlines a series of steps taken that led to a community-driven collaboration designed to engage local influential community leaders as partners in improving access to care for disproportionately affected communities, collaborations that could be replicated by other large health care systems. (cdc.gov)
  • Since then, concerned youth, parents, schools, community agencies, and local governments have united to promote the health of young people by combating substance abuse through CTC. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • The Coalition is based on the national CTC program , a community-based prevention initiative that aims to reduce youth violence, delinquency, and alcohol and tobacco use. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • The Coalition publishes and maintains a Community Action Plan for reducing youth substance use and improving youth health in the region. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • 9 Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly: Guidelines for Community Health Centers and Outpatient Care Settings. (ca.gov)
  • To support the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County is to build a stronger community for everyone. (veteranscoalition.org)
  • Increased access to specialty care continues to be a challenge for safety-net health care providers in Northern Virginia as the need in our community steadily grows," said Meagan Ulrich, program manager of NOVAHSC's Specialty Access program. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • The company currently manages Fairfax County's Community Health Care Network. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • Molina Healthcare was involved in this important initiative from the start through its management of the Community Health Care Network, which has three clinics participating as part of the specialty network," said Jean Glossa, MD, MBA, MPH, medical director of Molina Healthcare of Virginia and the Community Health Care Network in Fairfax County. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware recently awarded a grant for $159,950 to the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence from BluePrints for the Community, a donor-advised fund at the Delaware Community Foundation. (capegazette.com)
  • The DCADV Community Health Worker program has proven to be an effective and meaningful service for a vulnerable population of our community. (capegazette.com)
  • The healthcare provider can refer to a domestic violence community health worker who meets face-to-face with the victim to address safety and health concerns. (capegazette.com)
  • These meetings can occur onsite at the healthcare provider's location or at a safe place in the community. (capegazette.com)
  • The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence is so grateful to Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware for their generous grant award through their BluePrints for the Community program. (capegazette.com)
  • Consumer Coalition For Quality Health Care is a Community business located at 1612 K St NW Ste 400 in Washington. (shopinwashingtondc.com)
  • As members of the Future Vision Coalition we would like to clarify some of the issues that have been raised in recent editions of Community Care. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • We hope that readers of Community Care will read the discussion paper for themselves . (communitycare.co.uk)
  • When Every Child Matters was merely a pipe dream, social workers were helping to extend the pastoral role in response to the needs of the pupils within the school and the community, with the support of St Cuthberts Care and the backing of some north east schools. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • We are writing in response to the letter from Liz Davies in last week's issue of Community Care about the Social Care Institute for Excellence's research briefing on assistive technology. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • To make further progress, community leaders are developing coalitions and seeking funds to address the social determinants of poor health, including poverty, violence, and poor nutrition. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Always keep in mind that when selecting a health plan to try to select a plan that provides the best coverage for your current and future health needs. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • The same factors that lead to musicians lacking health coverage also make it particularly challenging to collect important and meaningful data on how musicians, of all varieties, interact with the healthcare system. (futureofmusic.org)
  • and the health coverage affordability safe harbor for employers. (abc.org)
  • The comments were submitted to the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to help ensure employer-sponsored coverage remains a competitive option for all employees whether full-time, part-time, temporary, or seasonal workers. (abc.org)
  • The coalition called special attention to the definition that says employees who work 30 hours per week are considered full time, the affordability and minimum value standards for employer coverage, the imposition of tax penalties based on a household income, the complex administrative reporting requirements, and the authority given to state insurance exchanges over employer-sponsored plans. (abc.org)
  • The coalition pointed out the interplay of the employer requirements under the law has significant consequences for employers' ability to maintain flexible work options and affordable health coverage for their employees. (abc.org)
  • The coalition is working hard to propose regulatory solutions that make coverage affordable for both employers and employees," the comments stated. (abc.org)
  • Welcome to Healthcare tackles the complex nature of immigrant eligibility for health coverage and provides information that immigrant New Yorkers need to access health services and receive language and financial assistance. (thenyic.org)
  • It also explains eligibility rules for different types of health care coverage based on immigration status. (thenyic.org)
  • He pointed to politicians such as former Gov. Terry Brandstad, R-Iowa, stirring up resentment by contrasting "public employees getting these Cadillac benefits and paying virtually nothing - $20 per month - and the taxpayers in some cases are paying over $23,000 per year for health insurance…it's not fair," and campaigning to strip the public workers of coverage. (peoplesworld.org)
  • The AHCA singles out some immigrants, including people fleeing from violence applying for asylum, and makes them ineligible for health coverage. (thenyic.org)
  • We must rally the opposition of our New York senators and senators around the country to stand strong against this attempt to steal health coverage from more than 24 million people. (thenyic.org)
  • Currently, the federal government pays each state "a certain percentage of the cost of care for anyone eligible for health coverage. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Clarification: The Reporters Committee and media coalition are asking the Court to allow live audio and video coverage of the release of the opinion in the health care cases. (journalists.org)
  • A new report released yesterday by the New York State of Health (NYSOH) highlights successes and challenges in enrolling racial and ethnic minority and immigrant communities in health coverage through the Official Health Plan Marketplace. (thenyic.org)
  • Protect the access of those with serious and life-threatening illnesses and chronic conditions to health insurance coverage. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Guarantee that health insurance coverage is adequate for delivery of quality cancer care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Instead of protecting people with pre-existing conditions and safeguarding their ability to purchase adequate and affordable health insurance coverage, the revised AHCA offers an inadequate patchwork of risk pools and financial assistance. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • It is devised cooperatively to facilitate accurate, ethical, and timely news coverage of medical and other health-related events. (open-oregon.com)
  • All Americans will never again have to stay in a job that they hate because moving to another job means moving your health care coverage, and your present conditions become pre-existing conditions. (blogspot.com)
  • In the wake of this news, and when California Governor Gavin Newsom has committed to a similar proposal to cover immigrant Californians, we look to Governor Cuomo and the Legislature to take the baton by providing Essential Plan coverage to all New York State residents regardless of immigration status, so that all New Yorkers can get the healthcare coverage they need. (nyic.org)
  • They founded the Black Health Care Coalition - a nonprofit organization that has since waged an aggressive education and outreach campaign against diabetes, cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and much more. (kansascity.com)
  • World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • Registered all healthcare coalition members into an electronic call down notification program with Douglas County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center so we had a method of emergency contact with each facility and healthcare organization. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • First aid booths using the Medical Reserve Corp volunteer organization and Healthcare Coalition members at a Thunderbirds Air Show, Carson Valley Days and Candy Dance. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • Lack of knowledge and awareness among health care providers, populations at high risk, and the public are barriers to HCV prevention and control. (cdc.gov)
  • What are the implications for public health practice? (cdc.gov)
  • Our study shows that HCV interventions can be used by public health and medical professionals interested in controlling HCV and related diseases such as liver cancer. (cdc.gov)
  • An Institute of Medicine report in 2010 described several barriers to HBV and HCV prevention and control efforts, including a lack of knowledge and awareness among health care providers, populations at high risk, and the public (5). (cdc.gov)
  • Focused on uniting workers in healthcare, public services and property services, SEIU members are winning better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs for our communities, while uniting their strength with their counterparts around the world to help ensure that workers-not just corporations and CEOs-benefit from today's global economy. (futureofmusic.org)
  • There is strong public support for reforming the health-care system. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The public is more strongly affected by their personal bad experiences with health care and more open to major reforms. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The coalition will hold public forums throughout the state, where people can share their health-care experiences and their basic values in regard to health care - what is most important to them and how the health care dollar should best be spent. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Within a few years after fluoridating its public water system, Wichita would reduce the incidence of new decay by approximately 25 percent, saving citizens more than $4.5 million annually in restorative care. (fluoridealert.org)
  • The truth and transparency act would significantly reduce patient confusion and safeguard the public by prohibiting the dangerous practice of some health care providers who use misleading terminology to misrepresent themselves or their qualifications," said David W. Parke II, MD, CEO of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (aao.org)
  • The fight against Trumpcare and the Republican attacks on public health programs produced a sea change in popular opinion," Dudzic said in announcing the coalition's plans. (peoplesworld.org)
  • The public is increasingly aware that they must assume a greater role in health care issues but they need tools, strategies and support to assist them in becoming informed and engaged medical consumers who are able to make a positive impact on health care safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • See how the Coalition and its partners are working to educate the public and reduce medical errors. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • On April 23rd, 2015, Dr. Jay Butler gave a presentation to the Health Care Action Coalition about his priorities as Chief Medical Officer, and Director of the Division of Public Health at Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • The coalition includes two units of UE Local 222, the statewide public employee union. (ueunion.org)
  • The coalition requests "the Court allow the American public the opportunity to learn contemporaneously or near-contemporaneously how it resolved one of the most significant issues to come before it in many years," the letter stated. (journalists.org)
  • 800,000+ members making public health care stronger in B.C. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • Despite ministers' rhetoric on promoting service outcomes, and against the biggest post war cuts in public services, the Coalition is walking away from any role in or accountability for maintaining core standards. (leftfootforward.org)
  • In the summer, the Coalition scrapped the national Comprehensive Area Assessment (CAA) system to enhance improvement across local government and other public services. (leftfootforward.org)
  • The Coalition is now consulting on its plans to develop a set of outcomes for the NHS, followed next month by social care, and then public health. (leftfootforward.org)
  • How would healthcare institutions, public health and first responders coordinate their efforts for a unified response to future events? (vaems.org)
  • This paper first presents background information about unsafe abortion as a preventable public health problem, demonstrating its relationships to maternal mortality and morbidity and to unmet contraceptive need. (rhsupplies.org)
  • M S H O C C A S I O N A L P A P E R N O . 5 1 Nearly 40 years ago, the World Health Assembly declared unsafe abortion an important public health problem and urged countries to include family planning in basic health services (Ahman and Shah 2004). (rhsupplies.org)
  • They want to form a coalition of healthcare professionals to take on coalition MPs in the next election on the non-party independent ticket to defend the NHS and "act in the public interest. (hackneygazette.co.uk)
  • Doctors in Hackney in conjunction with the Hackney Coalition to Save the NHS are inviting the public along to a meeting next Thursday (March 29) at 7.30pm in Stamford Hill Library to find out more. (hackneygazette.co.uk)
  • CAPriCORN is supported by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Office of Health Information Technology, the Cook County Government and the Chicago Department of Public Health. (ibio.org)
  • This court battle will determine the future of Canadian public health care. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • In September, we will present evidence to the Court that irrefutably demonstrates the benefits of our single-payer, public health care system. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • Many violations were found when York Public Health inspected the illegal home daycare in Vaughan, following the death of Eva Ravikovich in July. (childcareontario.org)
  • Andrea Calver, coordinator for the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care says the unlicensed daycare is "a public health nightmare", and the province should license all home daycares. (childcareontario.org)
  • Canada's universal, public health care system requires federal vision and leadership. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • When public health care was first established in Canada, the federal government contributed 50% of the costs to the provinces. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • The Health Accord must ensure transparency, and guarantee that federal funding is invested in public health care and is not used for other purposes such as paying down provincial deficits. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • There must be accountability mechanisms to ensure public funds are not transformed into profits through privatization of our health care services. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • A new Health Accord would ensure that people in Canada would continue to access high-quality public health care including universal Pharmacare on equitable terms, based on their needs and not their income, no matter where they live. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • It would unite the country around our shared vision for public health care, which is based on the principles of equity and compassion. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • By setting forth and maintaining a vision for high-value care, CMS can continue to incent change and expand participation in both the public and private sector. (pcpcc.org)
  • Among its many effects, the law established an independent public authority, the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, also known as the Massachusetts Health Connector . (wikipedia.org)
  • Provides insight, policy guidance, and leadership through meeting participation, planning support and communications to promote, attain and sustain Public Health. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • This framework can also be applied to other chronic diseases or future public health emergencies to improve communication, education, and health care access for communities experiencing disproportionate impact. (cdc.gov)
  • Our proposed work is based in Georgia, one of the early COVID‐19 epicenters in the United States that has high rates of racial and ethnic inequality in income, housing, and disease burden (2-4), yet was also the first state to "re‐open" despite public health advice to the contrary. (cdc.gov)
  • Regional School Health Task Force - connects the Coalition to the 9 public school districts in the area. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • Thus, the Vector-Borne Disease Network will gather the expertise and perspectives of a variety of stakeholders invested in the mission to reduce the public-health and economic risks posed by ticks and mosquitoes. (news-medical.net)
  • From researchers and public-health officials to policymakers and vector-management professionals, it's time to roll up our sleeves and tackle this problem together. (news-medical.net)
  • HPP's mission is to help prepare the nation's healthcare system to respond appropriately to mass-casualty incidents, whether due to bioterrorism, natural disaster, or other public health emergencies. (nap.edu)
  • In the United States, 60% of uninsured Americans are self-employed or employed by a small business that does not offer health benefits. (futureofmusic.org)
  • We pay much more per capita for health care than other wealthy countries, with universal health care, and still, more than 46 million Americans lack health insurance. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Of the Americans who have health insurance, those who rely on a health insurance plan chosen and contributed to by their employer make up the largest group by far . (futureofmusic.org)
  • The number of uninsured Americans, and the costs borne by state and local governments in providing for their care, could increase significantly. (ftc.gov)
  • Secular Coalition for America Frontpage Representing Secular Americans in Our Nation's Capitol. (secular.org)
  • So with the passage of HR 3490, the Health Care for All Act, all Americans will eventually gain health care insurance. (blogspot.com)
  • Dr. Gordon directs The Concord Coalition's research on the federal budget, health care policy and tax policy. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Refusing to set or support minimum standards for health and social care is now confirmed as integral to the Coalition's 'big society' vision. (leftfootforward.org)
  • The survey is part of the Telehealth Impact Study prepared by the coalition's Telehealth Work Group, comprised of the American Medical Association, American Telemedicine Association, Change Healthcare, Digital Medicine Society, MHQP, MassChallenge HealthTech, Mayo Clinic, and MITRE. (mhqp.org)
  • Members of the Communities That Care Coalition's Parent Education Workgroup in front of one of the Coalition's billboards. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • Greenfield High School students involved in the Communities That Care Coalition's "Above the Influence" campaign. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • Thank you for joining us for this second webinar in our series focused on Committing to Seniors Care. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • This particular webinar focused on the gaps in our Seniors Care system within home care/support, assisted living, and long-term care and how we can address those gaps. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • Healthcare in Peru presents multiple challenges including a system without sufficient infrastructure to accommodate a country with a wide-range of serious diseases. (prweb.com)
  • The existing health-care system is complex, inefficient and costly. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The system is wasteful, with administrative costs making up a large part of the expenditures for health care. (greeleytribune.com)
  • It's not that musicians are a singled-out minority, it's just that so many fall into the cracks-chasms, really-in this country's health care system. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Employers are seizing the reins and building the type of integrated health care delivery system they believe should serve as a model for society as a whole. (ihi.org)
  • Supporters of the bill argue that giving this kind of unrestrained power to private competitors is needed because of concerns about the changes taking place in our nation's health care system. (ftc.gov)
  • Anyone who has sat at a bargaining table in the past ten years understands our employment-based system of healthcare is economically unsustainable with total healthcare costs for a family of four running in excess of $26,000 per year. (peoplesworld.org)
  • But rest assured, no matter what ultimately becomes of this brazen attempt to dismantle our health care system, the votes of Reps. Collins, Faso, King, Reed, Stefanik, Tenney, and Zeldin stand as a testament to their disregard for New Yorkers. (thenyic.org)
  • The Primary Care Coalition works at the individual and system level to improve the health of defined populations with measurable need. (primarycarecoalition.org)
  • Also active in the coalition is a patient living with Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy who could not afford and would not qualify for private health insurance under a US-style system. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • Faith-based providers just like all providers should be allowed to serve those most in need without fear of being pushed out of the health care system because of their beliefs, including declining to participate in the taking of human life. (blogspot.com)
  • It coordinates members' collective expertise, capabilities, data, and insights to preserve the healthcare delivery system and help protect U.S. populations. (mhqp.org)
  • PCPCC encouraged CMS to continue its focus on the long-range vision of what our healthcare system should be and what individual steps are needed to achieve that vision. (pcpcc.org)
  • This ongoing vision is critical to ensure continuity and stability in the approaches taken by the Innovation Center, as this continued leadership toward a defined goal is essential to health system transformation. (pcpcc.org)
  • The new coalition will activate a massive on-line organizing effort to ensure that Californians have a chance to share their concerns about their own healthcare and weigh in to shape how the system gets fixed. (consumerreports.org)
  • The campaign will include online and person-to-person outreach to gather Californians' healthcare stories and concerns, satellite-linked town halls across the state to learn about the issues and proposed solutions, house parties to bring neighbors, friends and families together to discuss the problems with our healthcare system, and many opportunities for individual Californians to communicate to our elected leaders. (consumerreports.org)
  • Our members have a lot of collective experience and a lot to say about fixing our healthcare system, and we plan to make sure that our voices are a vigorous part of this debate. (consumerreports.org)
  • Healthcare is a fundamental human need, and accepting a system that doesn't take care of this need is a failure of our imagination and our hearts. (consumerreports.org)
  • The northern California region of Stockton, including the city and most of the surrounding San Joaquin and Calaveras Counties, stands out along with Akron, Ohio, for having improved on more performance measures (19 of 33) than any other region on the Commonwealth Fund's Scorecard on Local Health System Performance, 2016 Edition . (commonwealthfund.org)
  • This case study is part of a series exploring the factors that may contribute to improved regional health system performance. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The 48-question survey, which MHQP helped create, captured the opinions of 1,594 physicians and other qualified healthcare professionals between July 13 and August 15, 2020. (mhqp.org)
  • Two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations combine their successful implementation of programs in developing countries. (prweb.com)
  • The partnership between MediSend and National Cancer Coalition pairs two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations and combines their successful implementation of programs in some of the world's poorest countries. (prweb.com)
  • This data suggests that efforts to reach racial and ethnic minorities through in-person assistance has yielded important progress in insuring health access for New York's diverse populations. (thenyic.org)
  • Philips' membership in the IHI/NPSF coalition advances the company's mission of improving the health of populations and the patient care experience. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Furthermore, it is critical that health care reforms restrain costs in the private sector as well as in government programs. (concordcoalition.org)
  • A letter outlining the plans was published in The Independent on Sunday last week, and was signed by 278 healthcare professionals who believe the reforms will "damage and fragment the NHS, widen healthcare inequalities, and worsen patient care in England. (hackneygazette.co.uk)
  • Crain's: Will home care suffer if Cuomo's managed long-term care reforms pass? (hca-nys.org)
  • Coalitions in Tennessee are aligned with the eight Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Regions. (tn.gov)
  • The Cherokee Nation Comprehensive Cancer Control program and the Cherokee Nation Health Services HCV Elimination Program implemented and evaluated activities to increase knowledge and awareness. (cdc.gov)
  • The original Medicare Act of 1965 declared: "Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to preclude … any individual from purchasing or otherwise securing, protection against the cost of any health services. (wnd.com)
  • With the help of partners Seton Health Care Network and St. David's Hospital, The SIMS Foundation (Services Invested in Musician Support) launched HAAM in 2005. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The groups recognized and sought to address a problem which, while not unique, is prevalent among working musicians - difficulty in accessing healthcare services. (futureofmusic.org)
  • HAAM is not an insurance company, but connects uninsured musicians directly with healthcare providers offering reduced rates for services. (futureofmusic.org)
  • This year's version, however, makes clear that the immunity would apply not just to doctors, but also to pharmacists and others who supply health care products or services. (ftc.gov)
  • We strongly support the Wisconsin Department of Health Services' (DHS) proposed updates to the student immunization regulations in Clearinghouse Rule 19-079 (DHS 144). (wisbusiness.com)
  • Providers denying lawful health care services are violating medical and professional ethics. (iwhc.org)
  • Claims of personal conscience to deny the provision of services have no place in health care. (iwhc.org)
  • [iii] While primarily used to refuse provision of abortion care, conscience claims are increasingly used to deny other sexual and reproductive health services, such as contraception and infertility treatments, as well as services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons and their families. (iwhc.org)
  • Denial of care harms those seeking essential health services. (iwhc.org)
  • A woman denied services might have no choice but to resort to a clandestine, unsafe abortion, with severe consequences for her health and life, or to continue an unwanted pregnancy. (iwhc.org)
  • Furthermore, health professionals typically have a monopoly on the delivery of services. (iwhc.org)
  • The House version, included in the Energy and Commerce Committee's health care bill, authorizes creation of the program and leaves it up to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to set premium and benefit levels. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The coalition is a strong advocate of value-based purchasing of health care services. (hhco.org)
  • There are a number of ways to reduce your healthcare related costs through HHC and its group purchasing of products and services. (hhco.org)
  • Southcoast Pharmacy Services Staff Essential to Providing Safe, Exceptional Care Jun 30. (southcoast.org)
  • Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2016 sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 71,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Management Sciences for Health NO. 5 (2006) O C C A S I O N A L PA P E R S Scaling Up Postabortion Care Services: Results from Senegal Senegal has recently emerged as a leader in West Africa in the extension of postabortion care (PAC). (rhsupplies.org)
  • Between November 2003 and June 2005, Management Sciences for Health introduced PAC services in 23 districts covering more than half the population of Senegal. (rhsupplies.org)
  • The proportion of health centers with a provider trained in PAC and that offered PAC services increased from 39% in 2003 to 100% in 2005. (rhsupplies.org)
  • On this edition of ST on Health, we speak with Mark Edwards, the co-founder of Upstream USA, a newly formed nonprofit that aims, as noted at its website , "to change healthcare so that all women receive the highest quality services and can conveniently access the full range of contraceptive methods, including IUDs and the implant. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • The term 'Services' is used in these Terms to refer to Coalition Websites and all Coalition products, software and services provided on or through a Coalition Website. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • By using the Services or visiting a Coalition Website, you, a User, acknowledge and agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You agree not to access or attempt to access any Services by any means other than through the interface as provided by the Coalition, unless specifically allowed to do so in a separate written agreement with the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services, unless otherwise agreed to in a separate written agreement with the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • Provides support to the Healthcare Coalition and organizational services to advance and facilitate the delivery of emergency medical services by coordinating and advising the efforts through lead administrative support and facilitation of coalition meetings and deliverables. (douglascountynv.gov)
  • In addition, while the interim final rule would ban the use of separate deductibles for mental health and medical treatment, the coalition says a single deductible for mental health and other medical services is a "requirement found nowhere" in the 2008 law. (plansponsor.com)
  • In 2002, a federal Drug Free Communities grant , distributed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, provided the initial funds to run the program for several years. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • The Domestic Violence CHW project is collaborative, integrating domestic violence services with health services. (capegazette.com)
  • This project also addresses gaps in service delivery, and improves access and engagement of health and safety services, especially within minority and uninsured/underinsured communities. (capegazette.com)
  • This edition examines the difference in the reported conflict- and COVID-related violence against health care personnel, services, infrastructure and equipment by looking at who commits such violence, what weapons are used and what this can tell us about the perpetrators' underlying motives. (safeguardinghealth.org)
  • The lack of access to affordable health insurance has been a persistent problem among artists for decades. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Access to healthcare is critical for survivors. (wscadv.org)
  • The Washington Healthcare Access Alliance has a list of free healthcare clinics around the state. (wscadv.org)
  • But the success of this program suggests that replicating this model may be an important step toward a future where every musician can access the health care they need. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The coalition approach has already shown success in San Diego County and Marin County and has the potential to help local leaders support safe prescribing practices, expand access to medication-assisted addiction treatment, and increase access to naloxone - three approaches the federal government has identified to address the epidemic. (chcf.org)
  • The CCPCA is NCCS' top legislative priority as it would increase access to comprehensive cancer care planning for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Our experience working with New York's immigrant communities, however, shows that there still is much more that can be done to ensure that immigrants are not denied access to the health care they need. (thenyic.org)
  • Pre-existing condition protections will only be meaningful if cancer survivors also are protected from medical underwriting and have access to plans that will cover the critical elements of cancer care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Ensure access to health insurance that is affordable. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Cost-sharing protections are critical, to protect access to care without bankruptcy. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • The Coalition to Protect America's Health Care was formed to protect access to the best quality health care for all people. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • 58% are not able to currently access their telehealth technology directly from their electronic health records. (mhqp.org)
  • its long form title is An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care . (wikipedia.org)
  • As the medical director of these local clinics, I see firsthand the overwhelming need for access to specialty care. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • The NOVA Specialty Access program, which was launched last fall, has recruited 97 specialty medical care providers. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • Since the 1990s, PAC has been introduced primarily at the tertiary level of health systems in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. (rhsupplies.org)
  • Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: America moves to protect Conscience rights for healthcare professionals. (blogspot.com)
  • The Trump administration announced recently an order to protect conscience rights for healthcare workers in America. (blogspot.com)
  • Dr. Sweet practiced medicine for twenty years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco --- and she's just published a book about this remarkable facility, and about her time there, and, indeed, about the state of health care in America today. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • On Thursday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched a coalition, called the Commission to Build a Healthier America, that aims to determine how nonmedical factors -- such as income, housing, education and stress -- affect the health of less-wealthy U.S. residents. (californiahealthline.org)
  • As an LPN, she has worked in many other sectors of the nursing field including Neurology, Orthopaedics, Med/Surg, Cardiac Step-down unit, Palliative and Hospice Care Units. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • New Mexico's assisted suicide bill was the most extreme bill I had ever seen, Deleware's bill redefines assisted suicide as palliative care while Oregon's assisted suicide bills expand the definition of terminal and eliminate the waiting period. (blogspot.com)
  • As palliative medicine evolves to cover all aspects of serious illness care, we need to adjust our understanding of it. (californiahealthline.org)
  • The PCC draws on our historic data and expertise administering health care programs to analyze the needs of the people we serve and identify opportunities to intervene and address social determinants of health. (primarycarecoalition.org)
  • Interested in partnerships that improve population health and address social determinants? (primarycarecoalition.org)
  • Host John Schumann speaks with Rishi Manchanda, author of the TED Book "The Upstream Doctors," regarding new ideas in medical education and so-called 'social determinants of health. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • The IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Coalition aligns stakeholders across the health continuum in a unifying mission to improve patient safety. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Brian Day's plan to bring US-style health care to Canada would be disastrous for Canadians," explains Dr. Rupinder Brar of Canadian Doctors for Medicare. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • The coalition opposing Day includes, among others, the Canadian Doctors for Medicare and the BC Health Coalition. (bchealthcoalition.ca)
  • We give thanks especially for the doctors and nurses and other health care workers who serve the reproductive health care needs of women. (rcrc.org)
  • A collection tools to help you accomplish reproductive health supplies-related goals. (rhsupplies.org)
  • Commonwealth North has created an Health Care Action Coalition to address Alaska's critical health needs. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • On September 24th, 2015, Kathe Boucha gave a presentation to the Health Care Action Coalition about her global work developing nation-wide telemedicine projects in cooperation with USAID, the State Department, and Ministries of Health in foreign countries. (commonwealthnorth.org)
  • One of the key provisions in the ACA is the requirement that states must set up insurance exchanges and that those exchanges must have a basic Essential Health Benefit (EHB). (amputee-coalition.org)
  • If you have been trying to find out about the health insurance policies sold through the new state exchange, there are programs available to help you. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • The National Health Council has created an information tool - Enrollment Assistance Programs for the Health Insurance Exchanges - to help you identify the right personal assistance program for you. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Click here for the National Health Council's " Application Checklist for the Health Insurance Marketplace . (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Please use these tools to learn more about the enrollment assistance options and reach out to programs in your area while shopping for plans on the health insurance exchanges. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Taxpayers who don't have health insurance by January 1, 2014 will be required to pay a penalty tax on their annual tax returns. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Ask your healthcare provider or insurance company for more information on travel assistance . (youngsurvival.org)
  • For our part of the conversation, we'll describe the Health Insurance Navigation Tool ( HINT ), a free service that provides musicians with high-quality one-on-one info about their health insurance options, from a fellow musician/health insurance expert. (futureofmusic.org)
  • For our part of the conversation, we'll be talking about the issue of health insurance and musicians. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Without health insurance, the costs associated with his care reached triple digits. (futureofmusic.org)
  • This collection of resources provides information for health insurance and health care options relevant to domestic violence survivors in Washington. (wscadv.org)
  • A one-stop shop for finding health insurance in Washington State. (wscadv.org)
  • Domestic violence survivors can apply for health insurance through their state's health exchange at any time, even outside the open enrollment period . (wscadv.org)
  • Youth and low income pushes musicians to resist buying health insurance. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Many musicians, facing financial difficulty, simply choose to go without health insurance and hope for the best. (futureofmusic.org)
  • That's why FMC has partnered with Fractured Atlas and the Artists' Health Insurance Resource Center ( AHIRC ) to launch the Artists and Health Insurance Survey in an effort to attain the kind of information needed to create strong policy. (futureofmusic.org)
  • For other information, check out our health insurance resources page , or see our past campaigns . (futureofmusic.org)
  • If you're living on 15 or 20 thousand dollars a year, then health insurance actually does become a luxury," Health Insurance Navigation Tool program director Alex Maiolo told Indy Week in 2008. (futureofmusic.org)
  • These representatives have voted to make it more difficult for newborn babies, people with chronic conditions, people with disabilities, older people, and low-income people to obtain health insurance and care. (thenyic.org)
  • Donna Slimsky , president of Sub-local 28, said of that first agreement, "Now the unions cannot be played off against each other over health insurance in our regular contract negotiations. (ueunion.org)
  • It's impossible to expect consumers to discern between the good guys and the con artists," said Sabrina Corlette, a health insurance researcher at Georgetown University. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Premium assistance should be income-based, to increase the ability of those with cancer and other serious conditions to purchase adequate health insurance. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Health insurance must be adequate to meet these needs. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • This isn't very likely because the Constitution gives congress broad powers over interstate commerce, and health insurance, last time I looked, came under the heading of commerce. (blogspot.com)
  • As such it is one of the models of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges . (wikipedia.org)
  • You will have a variety of healthcare providers on your team. (youngsurvival.org)
  • Good communication with your healthcare providers is key. (youngsurvival.org)
  • Employers, providers, and health plans have a new shared aim of collaboratively working together to improve the health of employees and reduce health care costs. (ihi.org)
  • We pray for an end to the rhetoric and violent acts that target health care providers, and pray for the day when health care providers, women and their families, can exercise their rights to reproductive choice in security and peace. (rcrc.org)
  • The coalition, which includes more than 50 of Wichita's largest employers, as well as health care providers and insurers, says having fluoride in the water will play an important role in preventing oral health problems, thus reducing the community's health care costs. (fluoridealert.org)
  • A nationwide survey conducted in 2008 confirmed that there is increasing patient confusion regarding the many types of health care providers - including physicians, technicians, nurses, physician assistants and other allied providers. (aao.org)
  • As a result, decision makers deliberately insert provisions into laws and policies to allow providers to refuse care, effectively negating the hard-fought right to abortion for many women. (iwhc.org)
  • Providers who refuse to deliver health care exacerbate existing inequalities. (iwhc.org)
  • Just as the Hippocratic Oath promises to 'first, do no harm,' health care providers have a responsibility to eliminate practices that harm people and the environment. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • The Code of Cooperation provides a set of guidelines for cooperation between Oregon healthcare providers and the news media. (open-oregon.com)
  • Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: Minnesota assisted suicide bill requires health care providers to refer for assisted suicide. (blogspot.com)
  • Minnesota Assisted suicide bill SF 2487 that was introduced by Senator's Carolyn Laine and Steve Cwodzinski requires 'health care providers' who oppose assisted suicide to refer for assisted suicide. (blogspot.com)
  • SF 2487 is an Oregon style assisted suicide bill that, among other concerns, expands the definition of who can prescribe lethal assisted suicide drugs and it requires health care providers that oppose killing to refer. (blogspot.com)
  • The minimum wage should only be allowed to rise to a level fully matched by immediate funding for the cost impact on providers, as calculated by our healthcare coalition in a rigorous methodology shared extensively with the State Legislature and Governor's office. (hca-nys.org)
  • The coalition represents clinics and health care providers in Alexandria City, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Fairfax City, Falls Church City, Manassas City and Manassas Park. (connectionnewspapers.com)
  • During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new interim guidance which provides a framework for healthcare providers in their initial assessment, evaluation, management, and follow-up of persons with possible post-COVID conditions. (nwrhcc.org)
  • We must make it clear that the coalition is not simply made up of service providers and mental health trusts. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Philips' membership in the IHI/NPSF coalition advances an existing commitment to patient safety, which Philips is accelerating through a holistic and collaborative approach involving a combination of people, processes, and technology. (pharmiweb.com)
  • We are encouraged by the ideas outlined by CMS and urge the agency to use this opportunity to allay stakeholder concerns about the possibility of slowing government leadership in the transition to outcome-based payment," said Ann Greiner, President and CEO of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. (pcpcc.org)
  • by Pamela Martin 2/29/2016 5:00:05 PM The Health Transformation Alliance is an incredibly exciting innovation--getting the "middle man" out of the health care equation may prove the most efficient way to accomplish the Triple Aim! (ihi.org)
  • However, this time-limited and targeted support does not address the structural inadequacies of federal transfers left by the failure to negotiate a new Health Accord in 2016-17. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • Efforts by private employers and government health care programs to address rapidly increasing health care costs have transformed health service markets. (ftc.gov)
  • There are some limited options today to address the widespread health-care drought. (futureofmusic.org)
  • The bill, introduced by Rep. John Sullivan R-OK and Rep. David Scott D-GA, provides much needed clarification and resources to address patient confusion in the health care marketplace. (aao.org)
  • You may also contribute by mail at the following address: Coalition on Human Needs, 1825 K Street, NW, Suite 411, Washington, DC 20006. (chn.org)
  • The coalitions acknowledge the Prime Minister's Supplemental Mandate Letter to Health Minister Patty Hajdu on January 15, 2021, particularly its request to set new, national standards for long-term care, to address health inequities and barriers to care across the country, and to accelerate steps to achieve a national, universal pharmacare program. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • assists in coordinating care and appointments and may refer you to local resources and support groups. (youngsurvival.org)
  • Following a competitive application process, grantees were selected to receive mentorship, coaching, and up to $60,000 of coalition support. (chcf.org)
  • The bill adds enhanced transparency requirements regarding the delivery of health care and additional resources to support existing federal regulations. (aao.org)
  • Ten questions to assist in identifying areas to help and support you in making health care decisions. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The strong support shown for telehealth, as evidenced in these results, reinforces the knowledge that telehealth is critical to how we deliver healthcare today," said Dr. Steve Ommen, medical director, Mayo Clinic Center for Connected Care, and one of the study's co-investigators. (mhqp.org)
  • People taking part in the program will be able to work, either in long-term or home care, while they train - first as a residential care assistant, then with more training as a home support worker and finally as a personal support worker, said Rhonda Beauregard, manager of the program. (ontariohealthcoalition.ca)
  • A $300,000 two-year grant from the California HealthCare Foundation funds the support group and provides home visits by diabetes outreach workers. (californiahealthline.org)
  • Responses to a large survey of health care consumers suggests that workers now expect their employers to support physical, mental. (plansponsor.com)
  • The Coalition also works to support Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for all students in all of their school districts. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • VITAS Healthcare provides interdisciplinary health, psychosocial, personal care to those with life limiting illness, as well as support to family and loved ones. (veteranscoalition.org)
  • From established working groups to cross-cutting caucuses, regional forms or discussion groups - these are the vehicles through which Coalition members collaborate. (rhsupplies.org)
  • Based on IHI's learning from work with employers to improve health care , this article offers five strategies to help employers - like the 20 corporations that recently formed the Health Transformation Alliance - achieve better care and better health for their employees, while also lowering costs (the Triple Aim). (ihi.org)
  • The basic effect of this year's bill is the same as last year's proposal: to grant independent health care practitioners the right to agree on the fees and other terms that they will accept from insurers, employers, and other third party payers, and to boycott payers who refuse to accept their demands. (ftc.gov)
  • The Heartland Healthcare Coalition is a non-profit association of employers committed to working together to promote quality and cost-effectiveness in the allocation, management and use of health care resources available in our members communities. (hhco.org)
  • Policy and Practice Change - consists of health department personnel, town officials, law enforcement, and those involved in creating and enforcing policies. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • Our guest is Gary Cohen, the president and co-founder of Health Care Without Harm, who was awarded a MacArthur "genius grant" last year in recognition of his 30 years of working in the environmental health movement. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • The bipartisan commission has members who represent consumers and purchasers of health care, experts on health-care policy and business leaders. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The Coalition, which includes among its members the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), has adjusted its original recommendations, made in January 2013, on the Commission's proposal for a general regulation covering the bulk of personal-data processing in the EU. (pharmatimes.com)
  • Mr. Chairman, the Federal Trade Commission thanks you and the members of the Committee for inviting us again this year to present the Commission's views on a proposed antitrust exemption to allow physicians and other health care professionals to engage in collective bargaining with health plans. (ftc.gov)
  • The letter to the members of the Senate Finance Committee that details why the Secular Coalition opposes these amendments is below. (secular.org)
  • In August, we noted that President Trump and other members of his administration mentioned that they intend to unveil a substantial health care plan later this month. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Coalition members take an active role in discussing quality and safety issues as well as best practices for improvement through knowledge-sharing events and participation in coalition activities. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Monthly bulletin reporting news and events on the Coalition and its members. (rhsupplies.org)
  • The communications director or designated staff members of Oregon Medical Association (OMA) will be available to the news media to help get prompt and accurate information on health and medical subjects. (open-oregon.com)
  • Groups With More Than 8 Million California Members Launch "It's OUR Healthcare! (consumerreports.org)
  • The coalition launched an email blitz to the hundreds of thousands of the groups' members today. (consumerreports.org)
  • Working families have struggled at the bargaining table and at the kitchen table to pay the bill for rising healthcare costs," said Art Pulaski, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the California Labor Federation, whose members represent 2 million Californians. (consumerreports.org)
  • California Healthline is a service of the California Health Care Foundation produced by Kaiser Health News , an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation . (californiahealthline.org)
  • The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California was founded in 1998, and is based in Sacramento. (wikipedia.org)
  • We all share a concern for our families' and our own health," said Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, Executive Director of Latino Coalition for a Healthy California. (consumerreports.org)
  • We're the largest healthcare union in the state and in the nation," said President of SEIU Local 1021 Damita Davis-Howard, representing the Service Employees International Union, which represents 650,000 healthcare and other service workers in California. (consumerreports.org)
  • A discussion on balancing affordability, accessibility and quality of care. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The "Quality Health Care Coalition Act": Can Antitrust Law Improve Patient Care? (osu.edu)
  • Patient safety and quality are top priorities in healthcare, also in imaging which plays a comprehensive role across the health continuum for diagnosis and appropriate treatment," said Kees Wesdorp, Business Group Leader, Diagnostic Imaging, Philips. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Stroke care is better organized, and quality of care has improved substantially. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • We need to hear from consumers to develop a comprehensive plan that meets their needs for affordable, quality heath care. (consumerreports.org)
  • Do you want to know more about Consumer Coalition For Quality Health Care? (shopinwashingtondc.com)
  • Do you know you can upload a video of Consumer Coalition For Quality Health Care for free to help promote it? (shopinwashingtondc.com)
  • Although much has been accomplished since the coalition was formed, Fullard said there is still much work to do. (kansascity.com)
  • Fullard, who will be honored this week by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City, said there is much work left to be accomplished in health care overall. (kansascity.com)
  • Help us, Gracious God, to stand together with these courageous and caring people who continue to do your holy work. (rcrc.org)
  • Moreover, health care workers or volunteers who have responsibilities for federally funded research or other programs should never undermine a program for which they work because they have religious objections to the program. (secular.org)
  • Parent Education - connects the Coalition to the agencies that work with families and youth. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • Youth Leadership Initiative - connects young people from youth groups throughout the region to the work of the Coalition. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • This past year, the Coalition conducted a series of interviews and focus groups and to inform their work. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • This is the second coalition bargaining agreement on healthcare between the town and the alliance of five unions, which also includes the Home Health Care Workers-AFSCME, Berlin Police Union-AFSCME Local 1318, and Middle Management Association. (ueunion.org)
  • However, the spokesperson may acknowledge that a patient is under the care of the hospital staff. (open-oregon.com)
  • This WIHI discusses what promises to be the next wave of employer engagement in improving health and controlling health care costs in the US, including taking a deeper dive into the underlying, often chronic health conditions affecting today's employees. (ihi.org)
  • The Chronic Pain Policy Coalition (CPPC) submitted a response to the Health Select Committee's Primary Care Inquiry . (policyconnect.org.uk)
  • On this installment of StudioTulsa on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with Michael Finkelstein, MD, the so-called "Slow Medicine Doctor," who's been featured in The New York Times, on CNN, at the Huffington Post website, and so forth, and whose recently issued paperback is "Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • Domestic violence can have chronic and long-term health impacts on individuals, children and communities including depression, heart disease, substance abuse, unintended pregnancies, teen pregnancies, asthma and obesity. (capegazette.com)
  • Each week throughout May, NCCS published a blog post written by cancer survivors looking at the significance of physical and mental health, exercise, and nutrition during and after cancer treatment. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • We have made great efforts to ensure that service users are at the heart of our vision for mental health. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • These amendments have already raised concerns about undermining the effectiveness of health research and the delivery of patient-focused care among other interested parties such as the UK's Royal College of Physicians and the European Office of the NHS Confederation. (pharmatimes.com)
  • Health professionals, particularly physicians, are part of an elite and powerful profession in most societies. (iwhc.org)
  • New York State Health Facilities Association, Stephen B. Hanse, Esq. (hca-nys.org)
  • Home Care Association of New York State, Inc. (hca-nys.org)
  • The federally authorized Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program and various state agencies have certified several hundred more PSCs. (fiercehealthcare.com)
  • Stockton's progress is noteworthy, not only because of its socioeconomic challenges, but also in light of its significant health challenges relative to other parts of the state. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) of Massachusetts's predominately rural areas of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region began out of a concern for their area's youth. (ruralhealthinfo.org)
  • The NYIC has partnered with CUP to create " Welcome to Healthcare " , a user-friendly educational foldout poster to help immigrant New Yorkers and their families understand their health care options. (thenyic.org)
  • He told the Coalition that the agency "could have suggested some approved abbreviations to help companies meet the requirements in a limited space - such as using 'risks incl death' instead of 'risks include' and listing all possible inclusions -but it chose not to. (scoop.it)
  • As we await the details of that plan, we wanted to share this Kaiser Health News article that examines what such a plan may, or may not, include. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • The American Health Care Act (AHCA), as revised to include the MacArthur amendment and the Upton-Long amendment, remains inadequate to meet the needs of cancer survivors. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Postabortion care (PAC) for women suffering from complications _____________________________ Authors: Fatim Tall Thiam, MD, MSc, serves as the Clinical Advi- sor for the USAID-funded MSH Senegal Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Reduction Project (PREMOMA). (rhsupplies.org)
  • Specially chosen resources created by the Coalition and others to give you the facts on patient safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • We believe that no review of Primary Care can afford to omit a focus on the conditions which have the greatest impact on its resources and effectiveness. (policyconnect.org.uk)
  • The newly formed entity is committed to using its combined knowledge and resources to focus and energize the patient safety agenda in order to build systems of safety across the continuum of care. (pharmiweb.com)
  • The healthcare provider's role as first responder highlights the pressing need for well-trained medical staff able to identify domestic violence and respond with safety resources and supports. (capegazette.com)

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