Immunization Programs: Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.Immunization: Deliberate stimulation of the host's immune response. ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of ANTIGENS or IMMUNOLOGIC ADJUVANTS. PASSIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of IMMUNE SERA or LYMPHOCYTES or their extracts (e.g., transfer factor, immune RNA) or transplantation of immunocompetent cell producing tissue (thymus or bone marrow).Immunization Schedule: Schedule giving optimum times usually for primary and/or secondary immunization.Vaccination: Administration of vaccines to stimulate the host's immune response. This includes any preparation intended for active immunological prophylaxis.Vaccines: Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa), antigenic proteins, synthetic constructs, or other bio-molecular derivatives, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Rotavirus Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with ROTAVIRUS.Rubella Vaccine: A live attenuated virus vaccine of duck embryo or human diploid cell tissue culture origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of nonpregnant adolescent and adult females of childbearing age who are unimmunized and do not have serum antibodies to rubella. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (Dorland, 28th ed)Hepatitis B Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines containing inactivated hepatitis B or some of its component antigens and designed to prevent hepatitis B. Some vaccines may be recombinantly produced.Measles Vaccine: A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Diphtheria Toxoid: The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Mass Vaccination: Administration of a vaccine to large populations in order to elicit IMMUNITY.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Measles: A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.Rubella: An acute infectious disease caused by the RUBELLA VIRUS. The virus enters the respiratory tract via airborne droplet and spreads to the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.Tetanus: A disease caused by tetanospasmin, a powerful protein toxin produced by CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI. Tetanus usually occurs after an acute injury, such as a puncture wound or laceration. Generalized tetanus, the most common form, is characterized by tetanic muscular contractions and hyperreflexia. Localized tetanus presents itself as a mild condition with manifestations restricted to muscles near the wound. It may progress to the generalized form.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Diphtheria: A localized infection of mucous membranes or skin caused by toxigenic strains of CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE. It is characterized by the presence of a pseudomembrane at the site of infection. DIPHTHERIA TOXIN, produced by C. diphtheriae, can cause myocarditis, polyneuritis, and other systemic toxic effects.Rotavirus Infections: Infection with any of the rotaviruses. Specific infections include human infantile diarrhea, neonatal calf diarrhea, and epidemic diarrhea of infant mice.Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine: A combined vaccine used to prevent MEASLES; MUMPS; and RUBELLA.World Health Organization: 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.Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine: A vaccine consisting of DIPHTHERIA TOXOID; TETANUS TOXOID; and whole-cell PERTUSSIS VACCINE. The vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough.Poliomyelitis: An acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus (POLIOVIRUS). Usually the infection is limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic. The central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse FASCICULATION and hyporeflexia. Motor neurons are primarily affected. Encephalitis may also occur. The virus replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord. A rare related condition, nonpoliovirus poliomyelitis, may result from infections with nonpoliovirus enteroviruses. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp764-5)Mumps Vaccine: Vaccines used to prevent infection by MUMPS VIRUS. Best known is the live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had mumps or been immunized with live mumps vaccine. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine.Immunization, Secondary: Any immunization following a primary immunization and involving exposure to the same or a closely related antigen.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Vaccines, Combined: Two or more vaccines in a single dosage form.Tetanus ToxoidHealth Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Disposable Equipment: Apparatus, devices, or supplies intended for one-time or temporary use.Health Care Reform: 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.Haemophilus Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines containing antigenic polysaccharides from Haemophilus influenzae and designed to prevent infection. The vaccine can contain the polysaccharides alone or more frequently polysaccharides conjugated to carrier molecules. It is also seen as a combined vaccine with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.Influenza Vaccines: Vaccines used to prevent infection by viruses in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE. It includes both killed and attenuated vaccines. The composition of the vaccines is changed each year in response to antigenic shifts and changes in prevalence of influenza virus strains. The vaccine is usually bivalent or trivalent, containing one or two INFLUENZAVIRUS A strains and one INFLUENZAVIRUS B strain.Vaccines, Conjugate: Semisynthetic vaccines consisting of polysaccharide antigens from microorganisms attached to protein carrier molecules. The carrier protein is recognized by macrophages and T-cells thus enhancing immunity. Conjugate vaccines induce antibody formation in people not responsive to polysaccharide alone, induce higher levels of antibody, and show a booster response on repeated injection.Mumps: An acute infectious disease caused by RUBULAVIRUS, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Health Planning Guidelines: 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.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Pneumococcal Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infections with STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Immunization, Passive: Transfer of immunity from immunized to non-immune host by administration of serum antibodies, or transplantation of lymphocytes (ADOPTIVE TRANSFER).Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Papillomavirus Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent PAPILLOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS. Human vaccines are intended to reduce the incidence of UTERINE CERVICAL NEOPLASMS, so they are sometimes considered a type of CANCER VACCINES. They are often composed of CAPSID PROTEINS, especially L1 protein, from various types of ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Injections, Jet: The injection of solutions into the skin by compressed air devices so that only the solution pierces the skin.Health Behavior: 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.Commonwealth of Independent StatesQuality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Haemophilus influenzae type b: A type of H. influenzae isolated most frequently from biotype I. Prior to vaccine availability, it was a leading cause of childhood meningitis.Poliovirus Vaccines: Vaccines used to prevent POLIOMYELITIS. They include inactivated (POLIOVIRUS VACCINE, INACTIVATED) and oral vaccines (POLIOVIRUS VACCINE, ORAL).United StatesPoliovirus Vaccine, Oral: A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)IndiaDrug Storage: The process of keeping pharmaceutical products in an appropriate location.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Hepatitis B: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.Pertussis Vaccine: A suspension of killed Bordetella pertussis organisms, used for immunization against pertussis (WHOOPING COUGH). It is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DTP). There is an acellular pertussis vaccine prepared from the purified antigenic components of Bordetella pertussis, which causes fewer adverse reactions than whole-cell vaccine and, like the whole-cell vaccine, is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Viral Hepatitis Vaccines: Any vaccine raised against any virus or viral derivative that causes hepatitis.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Whooping Cough: A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Seroepidemiologic Studies: EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Japanese Encephalitis Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE).Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Syringes: Instruments used for injecting or withdrawing fluids. (Stedman, 25th ed)Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Gastroenteritis: INFLAMMATION of any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, HYPERSENSITIVITY, drug effects, and CANCER.Health Expenditures: 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.Advisory Committees: Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Diphtheria-Tetanus Vaccine: A combined vaccine used to prevent infection with diphtheria and tetanus toxoid. This is used in place of DTP vaccine (DIPHTHERIA-TETANUS-PERTUSSIS VACCINE) when PERTUSSIS VACCINE is contraindicated.Antibodies, Viral: Immunoglobulins produced in response to VIRAL ANTIGENS.Refrigeration: The mechanical process of cooling.Mongolia: The country is bordered by RUSSIA on the north and CHINA on the west, south, and east. The capita is Ulaanbaatar.Haemophilus Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus HAEMOPHILUS.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Encephalitis, Japanese: A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)Viral Vaccines: Suspensions of attenuated or killed viruses administered for the prevention or treatment of infectious viral disease.Influenza, Human: An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.Vaccines, Attenuated: Live vaccines prepared from microorganisms which have undergone physical adaptation (e.g., by radiation or temperature conditioning) or serial passage in laboratory animal hosts or infected tissue/cell cultures, in order to produce avirulent mutant strains capable of inducing protective immunity.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): 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.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated: A suspension of formalin-inactivated poliovirus grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture and used to prevent POLIOMYELITIS.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: 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)Health Status Disparities: 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.Antibodies, Bacterial: Immunoglobulins produced in a response to BACTERIAL ANTIGENS.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Government Programs: Programs and activities sponsored or administered by local, state, or national governments.BrazilRural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Hepatitis B Surface Antigens: Those hepatitis B antigens found on the surface of the Dane particle and on the 20 nm spherical and tubular particles. Several subspecificities of the surface antigen are known. These were formerly called the Australia antigen.Pneumococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the species STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Mice, Inbred BALB CRotavirus: A genus of REOVIRIDAE, causing acute gastroenteritis in BIRDS and MAMMALS, including humans. Transmission is horizontal and by environmental contamination. Seven species (Rotaviruses A thru G) are recognized.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Meningococcal Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.EnglandAge Factors: 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.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Rubella Syndrome, Congenital: Transplacental infection of the fetus with rubella usually in the first trimester of pregnancy, as a consequence of maternal infection, resulting in various developmental abnormalities in the newborn infant. They include cardiac and ocular lesions, deafness, microcephaly, mental retardation, and generalized growth retardation. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Vaccines, Synthetic: Small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic, or vaccines manufactured with the aid of recombinant DNA techniques. The latter vaccines may also be whole viruses whose nucleic acids have been modified.Great BritainCommunity Health Planning: 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)Vaccines, DNA: Recombinant DNA vectors encoding antigens administered for the prevention or treatment of disease. The host cells take up the DNA, express the antigen, and present it to the immune system in a manner similar to that which would occur during natural infection. This induces humoral and cellular immune responses against the encoded antigens. The vector is called naked DNA because there is no need for complex formulations or delivery agents; the plasmid is injected in saline or other buffers.Product Surveillance, Postmarketing: Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Chickenpox Vaccine: A live, attenuated varicella virus vaccine used for immunization against chickenpox. It is recommended for children between the ages of 12 months and 13 years.Immunoglobulin G: The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Antibody Formation: The production of ANTIBODIES by proliferating and differentiated B-LYMPHOCYTES under stimulation by ANTIGENS.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Administration, Intranasal: Delivery of medications through the nasal mucosa.Papillomavirus Infections: Neoplasms of the skin and mucous membranes caused by papillomaviruses. They are usually benign but some have a high risk for malignant progression.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.SingaporeAdjuvants, Immunologic: Substances that augment, stimulate, activate, potentiate, or modulate the immune response at either the cellular or humoral level. The classical agents (Freund's adjuvant, BCG, Corynebacterium parvum, et al.) contain bacterial antigens. Some are endogenous (e.g., histamine, interferon, transfer factor, tuftsin, interleukin-1). Their mode of action is either non-specific, resulting in increased immune responsiveness to a wide variety of antigens, or antigen-specific, i.e., affecting a restricted type of immune response to a narrow group of antigens. The therapeutic efficacy of many biological response modifiers is related to their antigen-specific immunoadjuvanticity.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Hepatitis B Antibodies: Antibodies to the HEPATITIS B ANTIGENS, including antibodies to the surface (Australia) and core of the Dane particle and those to the "e" antigens.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Health Manpower: 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.EuropeRegional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Asia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)Meningitis, Meningococcal: A fulminant infection of the meninges and subarachnoid fluid by the bacterium NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS, producing diffuse inflammation and peri-meningeal venous thromboses. Clinical manifestations include FEVER, nuchal rigidity, SEIZURES, severe HEADACHE, petechial rash, stupor, focal neurologic deficits, HYDROCEPHALUS, and COMA. The organism is usually transmitted via nasopharyngeal secretions and is a leading cause of meningitis in children and young adults. Organisms from Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, B, C, Y, and W-135 have been reported to cause meningitis. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp689-701; Curr Opin Pediatr 1998 Feb;10(1):13-8)Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.BCG Vaccine: An active immunizing agent and a viable avirulent attenuated strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, var. bovis, which confers immunity to mycobacterial infections. It is used also in immunotherapy of neoplasms due to its stimulation of antibodies and non-specific immunity.Schools: Educational institutions.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Health Occupations: 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.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Public Health Nursing: 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.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Bacterial Capsules: An envelope of loose gel surrounding a bacterial cell which is associated with the virulence of pathogenic bacteria. Some capsules have a well-defined border, whereas others form a slime layer that trails off into the medium. Most capsules consist of relatively simple polysaccharides but there are some bacteria whose capsules are made of polypeptides.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.State Health Plans: 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.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Streptococcus pneumoniae: A gram-positive organism found in the upper respiratory tract, inflammatory exudates, and various body fluids of normal and/or diseased humans and, rarely, domestic animals.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Diarrhea: An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: 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.Poverty: 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.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Carrier State: The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.Immunity, Mucosal: Nonsusceptibility to the pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or antigenic substances as a result of antibody secretions of the mucous membranes. Mucosal epithelia in the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and reproductive tracts produce a form of IgA (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A, SECRETORY) that serves to protect these ports of entry into the body.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Electronic Health Records: 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.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): 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.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): 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.Uterine Cervical Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
Tourism in Dubai
As a latest addition to the established modern health care system, Dubai offers online health care contacts of virtually all ... Government immunization programs have led to recognition by a travel magazine. ... Great care was taken to use the same materials as those used when originally built during the renovation such as mud, hay, ... No special immunizations are required, but tourists are encouraged to purchase appropriate medical insurance before travelling ...
Ottawa Civic Hospital
... diphtheria and tuberculosis affected health-care workers. 1930 - A staff immunization program reduced the severity of the ... The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario, Breast Health Centre and Bariatric Centre of Excellence are all based at the ... The Civic Campus is the region's only adult-care trauma centre, treating the most critical health needs. It is the regional ... The nursery provides enhanced level II care for premature infants and for term infants with health problems. 1988 - The Loeb ...
Health and Sanitation; Maternal and Child Health Care (MCHC); Nutrition; Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI); Control of ... The Municipal Health Office is manned by one Municipal Health Officer (MHO), two Public Health Nurses (PHN), ten Rural Health ... The programs and services implemented by the Municipal Health Office are: National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP); ... These programs and services are implemented throughout the municipality through the efforts of the Rural Health Personnel with ...
Sheldon H. Jacobson
"An Integer Programming Model for Vaccine Procurement and Delivery for Childhood Immunization: A Pilot Study". Health Care ... From 2012 to 2014, he served as the Program Director for Operations Research at the National Science Foundation. He has served ... Jacobson was one of the first researchers to apply operations research models to public health problems. His contributions ... Markham, Heid (March 13, 2016). "The Proven Way to Pick a Successful March Madness Bracket". Men's Health. Retrieved December ...
History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953)
Stalin's policies granted the Soviet people access to free health care and education. Widespread immunization programs created ... Stalinist development also contributed to advances in health care, which marked a massive improvement over the Imperial era. ... I drink, before all, to the health of the Russian people, because in this war they earned general recognition as the leading ... Although the Soviet Union received aid and weapons from the United States under the Lend-Lease program, the Soviet production ...
Las Navas, Northern Samar
It is through this government organization where health care and family planning including immunization are implemented. ... Education is given emphasis and is the top priority among the programs of the municipality. Educational facilities include an ... For health manpower, one rural health Physician serves the area assisted by a rural health nurse, a sanitary inspector, four ... but it has its own Rural Health Center in the Poblacion and other barangay Health Stations for health services. Girlie ...
The Immunization Program of the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Social Services of the State of ... As the State of Alaska issues immunization requirements for all children attending school or a licensed child care program, ... Alaska Immunization Program Scientific Technologies Corporation 1. VacTrAK Welcome Packet. Division of Public Health, State of ... The primary function of the program is to enable physicians to quickly identify and administer the appropriate immunizations ...
India launched Pulse Polio immunization program with Universal Immunization Program which aimed at 100% coverage. The last ... The time demands of polio vaccination sometimes left health care workers with less time for other services. The absence of any ... UIP became a part of child survival and safe motherhood program (CSSM) in 1992 and Reproductive and Child Health Program (RCH) ... Health workers were first prevented from coming to village. Later, when the booths were established and the program started, ...
... and immunizations for children to the local community. Lifeline Malawi also partners with the local district health program for ... The organization follows a community-based medical clinic delivery model to provide primary health care services, maternity ... US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. 53 (7): 1210. PMC 1949313 . PMID 17872822. http://www.gg.ca/ ... programs, HIV/AIDS counseling, testing and ARV treatment; family planning, ...
Infectious Diseases Society of America
The PPHF was created under the Affordable Care Act to fund programs for prevention and public health activities. The fund ... including immunization programs; responses to outbreaks of "vaccine-preventable illnesses"; adult immunization registries; ... It is estimated that the cost to the U.S. health care system of antibiotic resistant infections is $21 billion to $34 billion ... The World Health Organization has identified antimicrobial resistance as one of the three greatest threats to human health. ...
Puerto Rico Army National Guard
Medical units provided preventive health care, education, and immunizations in low-income neighborhoods. Guard members served ... The program was a resounding success, and the PRNG's skills and resources were paramount. Unfortunately, in terms of active ... Despite this and other authority over the program granted to the Secretary of Defense, the statute required that the National ... A major Jamaica Defence Force (JDF)-US bilateral training program is the quarterly unit exchange between the Puerto Rico Army ...
History of Alberta
Because health care was not provided by treaty with the Canadian government, First Nations reserve residents in the early 20th ... and sponsored immunization programs. The post-World War II discovery of large oil and gas reserves resulted in economic ... There was a strong link between federal Indian health care and the ideology of social reform operating in Canada between the ... Before World War II, the health care system had a number of characteristics: it was a system initially operated by missionaries ...
Vaccinate Alaska Coalition
It is composed of health care individuals and organizations, and it directs a series of programs, coalitions, and activities ... The coalition also highlights prominent members of the Alaskan health care community with the annual Excellence in Immunization ... it is sponsored by the Immunization Program of the Section of Epidemiology of the Division of Public Health of the State of ... to health care providers and materials to parents of infants to help keep track of their child's required immunizations. ...
... operated by the corporation provide primary health care to the urban poor through family-welfare and immunisation programs. In ... there are private hospitals and clinics providing health care to citizens. Tirunelveli is part of the Tirunelveli Telecom ... The corporation has six departments: general administration and personnel, engineering, revenue, public health, city planning ...
Health in Gabon
A comprehensive government health program treats such diseases as leprosy, sleeping sickness, malaria, filariasis, intestinal ... Approximately 90% of the population had access to health care services. In 2000, 70% of the population had access to safe ... Rates for immunization of children under the age of one were 97% for tuberculosis and 65% for polio. Immunization rates for DPT ... Most of the health services of Gabon are public, but there are some private institutions, of which the best known is the ...
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
As an organization based on health care, APAMSA has also held a prominent role in speaking out for smoking and tobacco use ... Since then, APAMSA has grown to include many National Programs including the Hepatitis B education and immunization project and ... for immunization and for health standards addressing needs of the medically underserved. So far efforts have been met with ... Most recently, the 2016 National Conference was hosted by Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL, with a focus on mental health. ...
... would in the interim through public-private partnerships administer immunization among other associated health programs. The ... "Somalia aims to provide universal basic health care by 2016". News-Medical. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2014. "SOMALIA PM ... as well as improve funding for health programs and overall health infrastructure. Qaasim's term as Minister for Human ... The new national health system aims to provide universal basic healthcare to all citizens by 2016. While the government's ...
Nursing credentials and certifications
INC: Intensive Neonatal Care certification. *INS: Informatics Nurse Specialist. *IPN: Immunisation Program Nurse: Queensland ... Some hospitals and other health care facilities are willing to pay a certified nurse extra when he or she works within their ... An example would be earning an MSN in health care risk management. Such a nurse, while still fully an accredited nurse, will ... ABQAURP: CHCQM - Board Certification in Health Care Quality and Management. *ACHPN: Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative ...
Health in North Korea
During the rule of Kim Il-sung, effective mandatory health checkups and immunization programs were initiated. The country could ... North Korean health services are offered for free. In 2001 North Korea spent 3% of its gross domestic product on health care. ... "N Korea healthcare 'near collapse'". BBC News. 20 November 2001. "Aid agencies row over North Korea health care system". BBC ... Amnesty International 2010 'The Crumbling State of Health Care in North Korea', Amnesty International, viewed 6 September 2010 ...
Primary Health Centre (India)
Infant immunization programs: Immunization for newborns under the national immunization program is dispensed through the PHCs. ... Primary Health Centre (PHCs), sometimes referred to as public health centres, are state-owned rural health care facilities in ... dais and health assistants Basic laboratory workers Primary health care swach Bharat Abhiyan Alma-Ata declaration Health care ... Pregnancy and related care: A major focus of the PHC system is medical care for pregnancy and child birth in rural India. This ...
Primary care case management
A cost analysis of the Iowa Medicaid primary care case management program. Health Serv Res. Aug 2006;41(4 Pt 1):1357-1371. ... Effect of different types of Medicaid managed care on childhood immunization rates. Eval Health Prof. Dec 2000;23(4):397-408 ... States were motivated to implement PCCM programs for several reasons. States wanted to increase access to health care. State ... "Emerging Practices in Medicaid Primary Care Case Management Programs." Prepared by the National Academy for State Health Policy ...
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation
... health screenings and immunization for neighborhood children, and an after-school "safe haven" program for six-to-twelve-year ... Brooke, a Republican, reviewed progress, but cautioned that "for America's poor - those who do not know what health care is ... programs=quantum-opportunities-program-eisenhower-foundation. As a result of these evidence based peer reviewed model program ... like health care, housing, school repair and construction, mass transit, energy and green technologies. The failed No Child ...
Kapoeta East County
Immunization, Health Education and Child care. The Kuron Primary Health Care Unit at Kuron Peace Village, in the extreme east ... Following a program initiated by UNICEF assisted by other organizations such as SNV Netherlands, a slight increase in ... The Catholic Diocese of Torit operates a primary health care center in Narus with 25 beds for in-patients. The center provides ... Kapoeta East has the poorest level of health care coverage of Eastern Equatoria with just one facility for every 66,000 people ...
With very limited resources the hospital provides very effective health care to the community. Children have access to a ... TB and Diabetes across 2017 with a view to developing programs to help improve health indicators in Kirakira. Hugh Laracy, Sam ... comprehensive immunisation schedule and there are midwives who provide antenatal care and assist with deliveries. There is the ... much needed boost to the local health workforce and have assisted the doctor and the nursing staff with delivering health care ...
... annual immunizations, and wellness programs. Clinical Preventive Services & Programs Research on preventive care addresses the ... "Defining and Targeting Health Care Access Barriers." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 22.2 (2011): 562-575. ... Health insurance and Preventive Care Healthcare insurance companies are willing to pay for preventive care despite the fact ... Folland, S (2010). The economics of health and health care. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education. "ACA: Preventive Care ...
16 vaccinations are recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) available through the VFC program. ... Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved 2014-03-18. "Health Care Statistics in the United States". Health Care ... The VFC program has over 44,000 doctors enrolled nationwide. Children who are underinsured (their health insurance does not ... This definition is also used when a person chooses to delay, or not receive necessary health care services solely because of ...
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
... maternal and child health by encouraging community-based programs to enhance prevention strategies and to make health care for ... and provide access to preventive care (including immunizations)and rehabilitative services for children. States must allocate ... especially those with special health care needs, has access to comprehensive health care that is accessible, family-centered, ... The largest of MCHB's programs is administration of the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant Program, the ...
Robert M. Jacobson
... health. He now serves as the medical director of the Population Health Science Program of the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern ... which supports scholars who study community health. Immunization population health, and epidemiology continue to be a focus in ... Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, which supports research and education regarding community health best practices ... Robert Martin Jacobson (born September 20, 1958) is the medical director of the Population Health Science Program of the Robert ...
Pan American Health Organization
Specific initiatives spearheaded by PAHO include the Expanded Program on Immunization, which played a major role in the ... universal health coverage and universal access to health and strengthening of health systems based on primary health care ... Beyond health promotion, PAHO also addresses health systems and quality of care issues in support of national efforts to ... which primary health care workers are taught a complete process to evaluate the health status of children brought to a health ...
Healthcare in Tripura
Immunisation programs have been more successful, most immunisation programs achieved nearly 70% of the target. National Family ... The health care infrastructure is divided into three tiers - the primary health care network, a secondary care system ... Healthcare in Tripura features a universal health care system run by the state government. The Constitution of India charges ... Following table illustrates some health care indicators of the state, compared to the national indicator, as of 2010. These ...
"Pneumococcal Vaccination: Information for Health Care Providers". cdc.org. Archived from the original on 23 July 2016. ... "Carriage of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae by children in day-care centers during an intervention program in ... it is incorporated into the childhood immunization schedule in a number of countries including the United Kingdom, the ... An experimental research". Bulletin of the National Board of Health. . *^ Pasteur, Louis (1881). "Sur une maladie nouvelle ...
Health in Nepal
National immunization program is the priority 1 (P1) program. Since the inception of immunization program to the date it has ... The demand for health services is further lowered by the lack of health education. Reproductive health care is neglected, ... Program was initiated in 1987. The CDD and ARI programs were merged into the CB-IMCI program in 1998. Nepal Family Health ... program, the Community-Based Newborn Care Program (CB-NCP), the Infant and Young Child Feeding program, a micronutrients ...
... they also suggest a conversion program for people with other health care education and limited training programs for regions ... Russell ML, Injeyan HS, Verhoef MJ, Eliasziw M (2004). "Beliefs and behaviours: understanding chiropractors and immunization". ... Hilliard JW, Johnson ME (2004). "State practice acts of licensed health professions: scope of practice". DePaul J Health Care ... Mainstream health care and governmental organizations such as the World Health Organization consider chiropractic to be ...
"World Health Organization. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2018.. *^ "WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people ... Tolle MA (April 2009). "Mosquito-borne diseases". Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 39 (4): 97-140. doi:10.1016/j.cppeds. ... In Africa, virus eradication programs have mostly relied upon vaccination. These programs have largely been unsuccessful ... "World Health Organization. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2018.. *^ World Health Organization (WHO). WHO position on ...
"Vaccine Safety , Immunization Facts For Parents , Immunization Safety - Mollen Immunization". Flushotsusa.com. 2008-03-03. ... He is a guest editor and peer-reviewer for a number of medical journals including Endocrine, is the current AOL Health Expert ... Set-Point malfunction is another theory proposed and supported by Holtorf, which suggests that the body is programmed to return ... Holtorf states that the standard thyroid tests which are typically relied upon by primary care and specialist physicians to ...
Healthcare in Cuba
Community Health Care in Cuba: An Enduring Model; Health, Politics, and Revolution in Cuba Since 1898; Primary Health Care in ... Other campaigns included a program to reduce the infant mortality rate in 1970 directed at maternal and prenatal care. As ... Cuba has been free of polio since 1963, but continues with mass immunization campaigns. ... National Health Systems of the World: The issues.. *^ Pan American Health Organization, Health situation in the Americas: Basic ...
Index of HIV/AIDS-related articles
HAART - hairy leukoplakia - half-life - HAM/TSP - Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) - Health Resources and Services ... AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) - AIDS education and training centers (AETC) - AIDS orphan - AIDS research advisory ... immunization - immunocompetent - immunocompromised - immunodeficiency - immunogen - immunogenicity - immunoglobulin (Ig) - ... National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) - National Institutes of Health (NIH) - National Library of ...
Health in India
Increasing the cooperation between private and public sector health care providers to achieve health goals. This will include ... National health programs of India: national policies & legislations related to health. Century Publications. ISBN 978-81-88132- ... Reduced funding for immunisation leaves only 43.5% of the young fully immunised. A study conducted by the Future Health Systems ... struggling for better and easy access to health care and services. Health issues confronted by rural people are many and ...
List of countries with universal health care
... health care programs has been to provide care to every member of the population and to make maximum use of limited health-care ... Primary care is focused on immunization, prevention of malnutrition, pregnancy, child birth, postnatal care, and treatment of ... G20 Health Care: "Health Care Systems and Health Market Reform in the G20 Countries." Prepared for the World Economic Forum by ... Main article: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. See also: Health care reform in the United States and Health care in ...
எயிட்சு - தமிழ் விக்கிப்பீடியா
"Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings". பார்த்த நாள் 2008-04-28. ... Laurence J (2006). "Hepatitis A and B virus immunization in HIV-infected persons". AIDS Reader 16 (1): 15-17. பப்மெட் 16433468. ... King JT, Justice AC, Roberts MS, Chang CH, Fusco JS and the CHORUS Program Team (2003). "Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survival Estimation ... Physicians AIDS Care (Chic Ill) 1 (2): 53-62. பப்மெட் 12942677. *↑ Pollok RC (2001). "Viruses causing diarrhoea in AIDS". ...
SIDA, a enciclopedia libre
Evian, Clive (2006). Primary HIV/AIDS care: a practical guide for primary health care personnel in a clinical and supportive ... "Abstinence-only programs for HIV infection prevention in high-income countries". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (4): ... Laurence J (2006). "Hepatitis A and B virus immunization in HIV-infected persons". AIDS Reader 16 (1): 15-17. PMID 16433468.. ... Aral, Sevgi (2013). The New Public Health and STD/HIV Prevention: Personal, Public and Health Systems Approaches. Springer. p. ...
Cole E, Cook C (1998). "Characterization of infectious aerosols in health care facilities: an aid to effective engineering ... Programi kao što je Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program pomažu u smanjenju broja slučajeva TBC u osoba obuhvaćenih ... "Vaccine and Immunizations: TB Vaccine (BCG)". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011.. http://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/ ... Anne-Emanuelle Birn (2009.). Textbook of International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World. str. str. 261. ISBN ...
In those at high risk immunization may reduce the risk of heart disease. Whether immunizing health care workers affects ... One important basic research program is the Influenza Genome Sequencing Project, which is creating a library of influenza ... Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 311. ISBN 978-1-4557-2329-4. .. *^ "Vaccine use". World Health Organization. Archived from the ... A 2018 Cochrane review of children in good general health found that the live immunization seemed to lower the risk of getting ...
National Center for Health Statistics
... residential care facilities, nursing homes, home health care agencies, and hospice organizations. The National Health Care ... providing data on health status, access to and use of health services, health insurance coverage, immunizations, risk factors, ... Data collection programsEdit. There are four major data collection programs at NCHS: National Vital Statistics SystemEdit. The ... National Health Care SurveysEdit. The National Health Care Surveys provide information about the organizations and providers ...
For providing essential health services and reproductive care to millions of women for more than a century. ... For his role as the principal architect of two major U.S. governmental programs, one aimed at AIDS and the other at biodefense. ... and for highlighting the power of immunization to prevent disease. ... Special Public Health Awards. *1975 - Merck Sharp and Dohme Research Laboratories: Karl H. Beyer [de] Jr., James M. ...
London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK). ISBN 978-1-4731-2272-7. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 ... In India, the government-sponsored program called "NIRAMAYA" for the medical care of children with neurological and muscular ... CP is partly preventable through immunization of the mother and efforts to prevent head injuries in children such as through ... Self-care. For many children with CP, parents are heavily involved in self-care activities. Self-care activities, such as ...
"PaperChase A Computer Program to Search the Medical Literature". Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl ... Seg14B Chief Complaint Present Illness/Trauma Care ● S.04 Past medical history. ● Seg5 Problem List, Seg6 Immunizations, Seg7 ... The program is designed to provide specific Health Informatics education, and is the only program in the country with a Health ... eHealth-Care Foundation. Malaysia. Since 2010, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has been working on the Malaysian Health ...
Garais klepus - Vikipēdija
22,0 22,1 Tiwari T, Murphy TV, Moran J. National Immunization Program, CDC. Recommended antimicrobial agents for the treatment ... Kundrat SL, Wolek TL Rowe-Telow M. Malignant pertussis in the pediatric intensive care unit. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2010 Jan- ... HPA Guidelines for the Public Health Management of Pertussis. 2012 Oct;1-46 ... Grant CC, Roberts M, Scragg R, Stewart J, Lennon D, Kivell D, Ford R, Menzies R. Delayed immunisation and risk of pertussis in ...
According to Colwell, the quality and inclusiveness of a country's health care system affects the control of cholera, as it did ... Oftentimes, this will allow public health programs to determine and control the cause of the cases, whether it is unsanitary ... The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends immunization of high-risk groups, such as children and people with HIV, in ... A speedy government response backed by a fully functioning health care system and financial resources can prevent cholera's ...
Antibodies towards the specific pathogens or antigens that were used in the immunization are present in higher levels than in ... Although many claims of health benefits have been made for colostrum consumption in adults, until recently there have been ... can be a useful part of a weight reduction program. Although IGF-1 is not absorbed intact by the body, some ... Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. 5 (6): 685-694. doi:10.1097/00075197-200211000-00012. ISSN 1363-1950 ...
காச நோய் - தமிழ் விக்கிப்பீடியா
1999). Issues relating to the use of BCG in immunization programs. Geneva: World Health Organization. ... Cole E, Cook C (1998). "Characterization of infectious aerosols in health care facilities: an aid to effective engineering ... American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, (Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.). Diagnostic standards and ... Medical Section of the American Lung Association". Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156 (2 Pt 2): S1-25. 1997. பப்மெட்:9279284. ...
The importance of antibodies in health care and the biotechnology industry demands knowledge of their structures at high ... At the prenatal and neonatal stages of life, the presence of antibodies is provided by passive immunization from the mother. ... "Immunoglobulin D enhances immune surveillance by activating antimicrobial, proinflammatory and B cell-stimulating programs in ... other foreign antigen exposure or passive immunization. These antibodies can activate the classical complement pathway leading ...
... the solutions may not be the easiest but effective programs to help prevent LBW are a combination of health care, education, ... Institute of Medicine, Immunization Safety Review Committee, Board of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Washington, DC: ... Health care systems in developing countries in the midst of war often collapse. Attaining basic medical supplies and care ... It was in the early 1900s that countries around the world started to notice that there was a need for better child health care ...
Northern Potter Junior Senior High School
Health eTools program The School participated in Highmark Foundation's Healthy High 5 Health eTools for Schools grant which ... Students can be excluded from school unless they comply with all the State Department of Health's extensive immunization ... A foster child whose care and placement is the responsibility of the State or who is placed by a court with a caretaker ... Pennsylvania State Department of Health (2010). "Pennsylvania Bulletin Doc. No. 10-984 School Immunizations; Communicable and ...
"The Health Care of Homeless Persons - Part I - Varicella (Chickenpox" (PDF). Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. ... "Child, Adolescent & "Catch-up" Immunization Schedules". Immunization Schedules. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... Wikipedia's health care articles can be viewed offline with the Medical Wikipedia app. ... Routine immunization of children is recommended in many countries. Immunization within three days of exposure may improve ...
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Children's Vaccine Program: The Children's Vaccine Program, run by the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), ... Reproductive health care 173.8 66.8 77.4 165.2 84.9 207.6 130.0 905.8 Agricultural research 84.7 27.8 196.2 192.8 207.1 14.7 ... The GAVI Alliance: The foundation gave the GAVI Alliance (formerly the "Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization") a ... Global health division. Since 2011, the president of the Global Health Program is Trevor Mundel. ...
... free from health care, free from social security". In his analysis of states run under Marxist-Leninist ideology, ... "Implications of the Diphtheria Epidemic in the Former Soviet Union for Immunization Programs". Journal of Infectious Diseases. ... "World Health Organization. Retrieved 18 July 2016.. *^ Wharton, Melinda; Vitek, Charles (1998). "Diphtheria in the Former ... Instead, Soviet ideals emphasized equality-free education and medical care, little disparity in housing or salaries, and so ...
Tuberkulose, den frie encyklopædi
Cole E, Cook C (1998). "Characterization of infectious aerosols in health care facilities: an aid to effective engineering ... Vaccine and Immunizations: TB Vaccine (BCG). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011. Hentet 26. juli 2011.. ... Programmer som Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program er med til at reducere TB-niveauet blandt folk, der er under et ... World Health Organization (2011). The sixteenth global report on tuberculosis.. *^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v ...
"Interservice Physician Assistant Program". "Army Career & Jobs: Health Care Specialist (68W)". STP 8-91W15-SM-TG SOLDIER'S ... Y8 is an Immunization-allergy specialist (clinical, lab) N3 is the Army's Occupational Therapy Assistant (No longer an ASI of ... The Health Care Specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment, limited primary care and health ... Current Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)guidelines Advanced trauma surgical procedures Health Care Specialists may be ...
Brownsville Area High School
Health eTools program Brownsville Area School District participated in Highmark Foundation's Healthy High 5 Health eTools for ... "School Immunization Requirements". Pennsylvania Department of Health (2014). "Mandated School Health Screenings". York Dispatch ... A foster child whose care and placement is the responsibility of the State or who is placed by a court with a caretaker ... Students can be excluded from school unless they comply with all the State Department of Health's extensive immunization ...
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... that are reimbursed by Federal health care programs in compliance with the federal program requirements.. PRAYER FOR RELIEF. ... health care professionals or consumers can turn to obtain this immunization.. 134. The U.S. market for mumps vaccine is further ... and how they are represented to health care professionals and the public through vaccine labeling. The National Vaccine Program ... health care organizations, and government health agencies.. 98. The CDC works closely with the IAC. Indeed, [a]lmost all of ...
Research recognizes the strong link between immunization and the prevention of serious health problems. We Care immunization ... You should seek medical care immediately for any specific health issues. Use of this online service is subject to the ... Read CBI Health Groups commitment to online protection of personal information. Images on our website depict actual staff of ... Information on the benefits and risks of the vaccination prior to the immunization clinic ...
St. Elizabeth Healthcare - International Travel Immunization Program
Help Us Continue To Provide Quality Care. *Donate. *Human Resources. *Physician Opportunities ... Elizabeth Business Health offers complete business or leisure travel immunization consultations with a licensed physician ... Elizabeth Healthcare.. *All rights reserved. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation serving ... Most general practitioners do not have the resources to stay up to date on rapidly changing social and health conditions ...
Suffolk County Government > Departments > Health Services > Patient Care > Immunization...
... educational programs for health care professionals and stakeholder members in the community and responds to immunization ... Immunization Action Program The mission of the IAP is to ensure that children in Suffolk County are fully immunized by their ... To comply with this mission, the Department holds immunization clinics, conducts immunization audits in private providers ... healthcare professionals who specialize in caring for pregnant women, support this recommendation, as do the American Academy ...
Suffolk County Government > Departments > Health Services > Patient Care > Immunization...
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- To conduct a systematic review of the literature on the safety of vaccines recommended for routine immunization of children, adolescents, and adults in the United States as of 2011. (ahrq.gov)
- Publicly funded influenza vaccines must be administered by a regulated health professional who is authorized to administer vaccines, or by an appropriately trained individual with the necessary equipment operating under delegation from a regulated health professional who is authorized to administer vaccines. (gov.on.ca)
- to assist you in understanding immunizations and provide you with helpful tools to track and report required vaccines. (nh.gov)
- Many health care facilities currently require specific vaccines and a tuberculin skin test as conditions for working in specific areas of the institution or for employment. (aappublications.org)
- 1,2 ] A program might support additional immunization services, such as pre-travel vaccines for HCP working abroad, or might arrange for such services with an external provider. (cdc.gov)
- It has been shown that comprehensive immunization programs that include mandatory immunization policies reliably and substantially increase receipt of preplacement and annual vaccines. (cdc.gov)
- ACIP statements on individual vaccines and disease updates in MMWR should be consulted for more details regarding the epidemiology of the diseases, immunization schedules, vaccine doses, and the safety and efficacy of the vaccines. (cdc.gov)
- Did you know that healthcare providers can receive federally-funded vaccines for low-income and uninsured children at no cost? (kingcounty.gov)
- Visit the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program for more information. (kingcounty.gov)
- Like the vaccines themselves, the cost of the program - around $63 per child per year - is a needle-prick compared to the cost of dealing with the actual sickness. (rochester.edu)
- The Centers for Disease Control now buy over half of all vaccines used in the United States, and federal insurance programs cover another large chunk. (city-journal.org)
- Refer to the National Immunization Program website at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ to view the current Recommended Immunization Schedules. (nj.us)
- Immunization guidelines are updated often to make adjustments for new vaccines and other changes. (nj.us)
- In Japan, low immunization rates, particularly for optional vaccines, have resulted in high rates of sequelae and death. (biomedcentral.com)
- The current national immunization program includes only nine routine vaccines (for twelve targeted diseases), while all other vaccines are optional. (biomedcentral.com)
- The initial immunization law established in 1948 considered receiving vaccines a duty, and penalties were imposed on noncompliant citizens. (biomedcentral.com)
- The implementation of vaccines in public immunization programs it is a challenge for public health, especially in developing countries, whose health systems lack the structure and organization. (omicsonline.org)
- In conclusion, much is to be learned in the implementation of vaccines in developing countries, and these shared experiences lead to better public health indicators. (omicsonline.org)
- Having the ability to check a patient's immunization history, identifying missing vaccines and making sure immunizations are properly reported in their IIS Registry is important to driving a healthy population base," said Sam Pizzo, Co-Founder of SMP. (bio-medicine.org)
- This program is supported by a grant from Wyeth Vaccines. (aafp.org)
- But one of the consequences of the success of mass immunization is that there is a generation of people who sometimes take its importance for granted because they have never witnessed the impact of many of the diseases conquered by vaccines. (gov.on.ca)
- Still, despite overall high levels of immunization coverage for children in Ontario, the provincial rate for 7-year-olds continues to fall short of 95 per cent for certain childhood vaccines. (gov.on.ca)
- Many people think immunizations are only for children, but vaccines are important for people of all ages . (miottawa.org)
- The Ottawa County Department of Public Health participates with the Vaccines for Children Program which provides free vaccines to children who have no health insurance, are on Medicaid or have insurance that does not cover any part of the cost of vaccines. (miottawa.org)
- Vaccines are the single most powerful, cost-effective public health intervention ever developed. (miottawa.org)
- Health officials insist vaccines are the best way to protect the health of individuals and the public. (mercola.com)
- The presentation focuses on the importance of vaccines for healthcare professionals (HCPs) and communication tips and strategies. (nfid.org)
- This paper explores different international vaccine financing and procurement strategies used by the Pan American Health Organization, United Nation's Children's Fund, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, the Gulf Cooperation Model, and the Advanced Market Commitments. (nih.gov)
- While we're relatively good about getting our young ones vaccinated - rates of immunization in children 19 to 35 months old range from 91.6 percent to 94.7 percent for four of the most commonly recommended vaccines - those rates drop for adolescents. (cardinalhealth.com)
- Humanitarian Aid relief health care providers require specific vaccines to avoid communicable preventable diseases. (nursingworld.org)
- Women have such a great opportunity to help protect their babies before they enter the world by getting Tdap vaccine while pregnant," said Nancy Messonnier, M.D., director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases . (suffolkcountyny.gov)
- We conducted an electronic search of PubMed® from inception through August 2013, and reviewed Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices statements, vaccine package inserts, and previously published reviews to identify studies. (ahrq.gov)
- New Hampshire law He-P 301.13-15 requires that all children enrolled in any school, pre-school, or child care have certain immunizations to protect them and those around them from vaccine preventable diseases. (nh.gov)
- 11 Medical exemptions to required influenza immunization (eg, life-threatening allergic reaction after receiving an influenza vaccine or severe allergy to a vaccine component) should be kept at a minimum to ensure high coverage rates and granted only on an individual basis. (aappublications.org)
- These courses are designed to ensure health care personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, and effectiveness based on national and DoD guidelines. (health.mil)
- Immunization programs provide a set of services that ensure immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases, including documenting evidence of immunity, administering immunizations and re-immunizations, and record-keeping and reporting to state or local immunization information systems (IIS), also known as vaccine registries. (cdc.gov)
- The ACIP Vaccine Recommendations and Guidelines website provides criteria for evidence of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases, immunization recommendations for HCP, and information on immunization program administration, such as instructions for storage and handling of immunobiologics, vaccine administration, documentation, and reporting of adverse events. (cdc.gov)
- The mission of the Wyoming Immunization Unit is to support and promote immunization services through collaboration, education, and resources to reduce vaccine-preventable diseases in Wyoming. (wyo.gov)
- Child care, preschools, and head start programs are valuable partners in the fight against vaccine-preventable diseases. (wyo.gov)
- Because of their contact with patients or infective material from patients, many health-care workers (HCWs)(e.g., physicians, nurses, emergency medical personnel, dental professionals and students, medical and nursing students, laboratory technicians, hospital volunteers, and administrative staff) are at risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. (cdc.gov)
- Consistent immunization programs could substantially reduce both the number of susceptible HCWs in hospitals and health departments and the attendant risks for transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases to other workers and patients (16). (cdc.gov)
- Management of anthrax vaccine immunization program. (wikisource.org)
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded a study at the University of Rochester - one of the world leaders in vaccine development - to find a way to raise the immunization rate of children. (rochester.edu)
- Information on vaccine-preventable diseases, where immunizations are provided, vaccination coverage levels, and publications provided. (healthfinder.gov)
- A variety of assessment and evaluation activities are conducted by the Oregon Immunization Program to help us focus on our goal to protect Oregonians from vaccine-preventable diseases. (oregon.gov)
- Influenza vaccine (Flu shot) is recommended once a year (preferably in October but also in November and December) for children of any age with a chronic health condition. (nj.us)
- Workers should encourage caregivers to speak with the child's health care provider to determine if the child should receive the influenza vaccine. (nj.us)
- Before any 7vPCV was distributed to a vaccine service provider, that provider had to attend a specific training session delivered by Tropical Public Health Unit (TPHU) staff, and had to be conversant with all aspects of 7vPCV including transportation, storage and administration. (health.gov.au)
- Improved immunization rates have reduced the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) in advanced nations. (biomedcentral.com)
- Parents of children 8-18 years of age, recruited from across Canada, were asked to respond to questions in the context of a grade 6, publicly funded, school-based HPV vaccine program. (cmaj.ca)
- Background: The philanthropic Merck Vaccine Network - Africa (MVN-A) was established to improve immunization program capacity in sub-Saharan Africa. (omicsonline.org)
- We adapted a subset of AFRO Mid Level Management (MLM) modules covering various EPI topics including safe vaccine storage and handling, forecasting needs to ensure adequate vaccine supply, immunization planning and disease surveillance. (omicsonline.org)
- MOHs remain highly committed partners in all four national programs, having enlisted MVN-A trainees to conduct operational-level training, disease outbreak responses, mass immunization campaigns in camps of internally-displaced persons and new vaccine introduction. (omicsonline.org)
- The influenza vaccine remains available to health care providers and long-term care facilities in limited quantities. (tbdhu.com)
- If you are immunosuppressed, ask your healthcare team about this vaccine before someone close to you receives it. (cancer.ca)
- Family and household members of someone receiving cancer treatment shouldn't receive the vaccine either because the virus can be shed up to 21 days after immunization. (cancer.ca)
- Vaccine compliance and timely immunizations are crucial for maintaining the health of children and preventing illness in both children and adults," said Mark H. Belfer, D.O., FAAFP and president of the AAFP Foundation. (aafp.org)
- In 1996/97, a second dose of the measles vaccine was added to the childhood immunization schedule and the number of measles cases had plunged to relatively few by the mid 1990s. (gov.on.ca)
- Ontario has got a very robust vaccine program," Arron noted. (gov.on.ca)
- The same year, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funded a mumps vaccine catch-up program for post-secondary students after outbreaks in the Maritimes and Alberta among university students, who had received only one dose of the vaccine in the past. (gov.on.ca)
- However, only 30% of persons aged greater than or equal to 65 years responding to CDC's National Health Interview Survey for 1989 reported having received the influenza vaccine during the previous year (3). (cdc.gov)
- In 1988, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) and CDC began a congressionally mandated 4-year demonstration project to evaluate the cost-effectiveness to Medicare of providing influenza vaccine to Medicare beneficiaries. (cdc.gov)
- In intervention areas, influenza vaccine was supplied without cost to Medicare providers by local health departments using computerized vaccine monitoring and distribution systems. (cdc.gov)
- Tdap/Td Vaccine (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) - Tdap is recommended for all adults who have not received a dose of Tdap vaccine with high priority for those who have close contact with an infant younger than 12 months of age and health care workers. (miottawa.org)
- Long-term shortages of essential medicines and medical supplies (only 30% of basic drugs to treat infectious diseases are available in public hospitals) ( 2 ), interruption of epidemiologic surveillance systems, weakening of immunization programs, and an unprecedented exodus of trained medical personnel have set the stage for the resurgence of vectorborne and vaccine-preventable infections ( 4 - 6 ). (cdc.gov)
- The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program. (mercola.com)
- Unlike many other TV programs and documentaries on this topic, The Greater Good takes care to acknowledge both doctors and scientists, who advocate for mass, mandatory vaccination policies as well as those, who question the science, policy and ethics of current vaccine policies. (mercola.com)
- Providers must enroll in the federal Vermont Child Vaccine Program (VCVP). (healthvermont.gov)
- Providers must enroll in the state Vermont Adult Vaccine Program (VAVP). (healthvermont.gov)
- To receive recognition, at least 90 percent of child patients must be up to date with their immunizations for 11 vaccine-preventable diseases including measles, mumps and whooping cough. (healthvermont.gov)
- District Office Vaccination Policy - Hepatitis A clinic in White River Junction - 25th Anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week - Recommended immunization schedules for 2019-Research on HPV vaccine effectiveness - HPV and oropharyngeal cancer - Op-Ed: The world's many measles conspiracies are all the same - Quiz: How much do you know about immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases? (healthvermont.gov)
- In lieu of a centralized immunization system, the U.S. relies on a complex collaboration involving government agencies (federal, state and local), vaccine manufacturers, healthcare systems, provider associations, payers (e.g. (cardinalhealth.com)
- year -- the lowest immunization rate for any childhood vaccine. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
- An immunization promotes optimal health and protects patients and the community from vaccine preventable diseases. (nursingworld.org)
- Nurses in clinical practice run the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens like Hepatitis B. For this reason, CDC recommends nurses and other health care workers be vaccinated against Hepatitis B, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires employers to offer free vaccine to any employee exposed to blood or other infectious material. (nursingworld.org)
- Three involved novel immunization strategies for either hepatitis B vaccine or human papillomavirus vaccine. (thebody.com)
- The differences in health insurance coverage (private vs. public), along with the current vaccine financing system that is in place, together have combined to result in significant gaps in vaccination coverage and distribution for children in the U.S. These gaps then translate into children being underinsured and not having the ability to receive access to recommended and required vaccinations. (wikipedia.org)
- Increasing immunizations requires staff awareness, education, creative strategies for vaccine delivery, and a shift in organizational culture to sustain improvement. (emaxhealth.com)
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- St. Elizabeth Business Health offers complete business or leisure travel immunization consultations with a licensed physician utilizing the current information available on diseases and illnesses affecting travelers. (stelizabeth.com)
- epidemiology, prevention, and health care issues for chronic infectious diseases. (albany.edu)
- Immunizations protect children from many serious childhood diseases. (nj.us)
- 1 Health departments are still dependent on archaic methods of tracking diseases, including phone,fax and paper. (aacc.org)
- AHPPC is also tasked with the role of mitigating emerging health threats related to infectious diseases, the environment as well as natural and human made disasters. (health.gov.au)
- However, without active monitoring and established protocols, immunization rates can fall, leaving children at risk for serious infectious diseases. (aafp.org)
- The AAFP Foundation applauds this year's program winners for their dedication to protecting children from infectious diseases and to raising awareness of the importance of immunizations to a community's health and well-being," said Craig M. Doane, executive director of the AAFP Foundation. (aafp.org)
- Infectious diseases: when can my child go back to school or child care? (mydr.com.au)
- Children who have caught certain infectious diseases need to stay away from school or child care until they have completely recovered. (mydr.com.au)
- Because infectious diseases are spread by contact with others, there are regulations about when children can go back to school or child care after contracting these diseases. (mydr.com.au)
- It protects people from a range of diseases that they may not see, but that remain a risk to public health," said Nina Arron, Director of the Public Health Policy and Programs Branch, Public Health Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. (gov.on.ca)
- HFM Work Health Options offers advanced coaching by a nurse practitioner or physician assistant for employees with chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, metabolic syndrome and obesity. (hfmhealth.org)
- In the latter decades of the twentieth century, health economists calculated the economic impact of many common diseases. (acoem.org)
- Special attention is also given to, communicable diseases, and the health needs of special needs students are monitored. (psdschools.org)
- A report in Managed Healthcare Executive said, "High drug prices will continue to be the biggest pharmacy challenge for payers in 2017, sparked by the entry of many new specialty drugs on the market for some common chronic diseases. (mckesson.com)
- The monograph, with funding from sanofi pasteur, will be produced in partnership with leaders in the fields of infection prevention and infectious disease from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). (emaxhealth.com)
- The Ministry of Health sponsors regular vaccination campaigns against TB and other diseases such as hepatitis B. Bahrain is currently suffering from an obesity epidemic as 28.9% of all males and 38.2% of all females are classified as obese. (wikipedia.org)
- They replace the former Standards for Quality Immunization Practices Course (SQIPC) and the Immunization Program Leaders Course (IPLC), which will no longer be offered. (health.mil)
- This report summarizes recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) concerning the use of certain immunizing agents in health-care workers (HCWs) in the United States. (cdc.gov)
- It was prepared in consultation with the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and is consistent with current HICPAC guidelines for infection control in health-care personnel. (cdc.gov)
- However, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has not yet made a recommendation for HPV vaccination in adults over age 26. (kingcounty.gov)
- The program used a database to track 2,741 children in nine primary care practices throughout Rochester that collectively serve more than 50% of the city preschoolers. (rochester.edu)
- Methods: In Uganda, the MVN-A partnership including the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) and the Uganda Ministry of Health drew upon national TNA findings to develop a customized EPI training program to promote best practices and improve knowledge retention. (omicsonline.org)
- New patient scheduling not available at all practices/programs. (wellspan.org)
- The AAFP Foundation Wyeth Immunization Awards Program recognizes family medicine residency programs that are overcoming barriers to childhood immunizations and sharing the best practices. (aafp.org)
- Congratulations to the 25 Vermont primary care practices with high immunization coverage in 2018! (healthvermont.gov)
- Twenty-five primary care practices in Vermont are being recognized by the Vermont Department of Health for high child or teen immunization rates in 2018. (healthvermont.gov)
- Thousands of providers across 30 specialties and sub-specialties use on-premise or cloud-based Greenway ® solutions in healthcare enterprises, physician practices and ambulatory clinics nationwide. (businesswire.com)
- War and other forms of conflict are frequently the culprit for disrupted immunization practices, as government attention and funding are diverted elsewhere and people are displaced due to fighting. (ed.gov)
- As community-care extenders, local pharmacies have an increasingly important role to play in determining whether hospitals, medical practices and payers are successful under value-based reimbursement models," Lennartz said. (mckesson.com)
- In " Top Three Specialty Practice Trends for 2017 ," experts from McKesson Specialty Health named the three trends that they said will have the greatest impact on community-based specialty practices. (mckesson.com)
- Topping their list was the shift to value-based reimbursement models and the need for specialty practices to remake themselves to be successful delivering care to patients under those new models. (mckesson.com)
- A compilation of promising practices and effective strategies for implementing health care personnel influenza immunization programs. (emaxhealth.com)
- Even in the most complex emergencies, International Medical Corps is committed to maintaining the highest levels of reproductive, maternal, and newborn health based on internationally recognised minimum standards and best practices. (internationalmedicalcorps.org)
Exemptions to required influenza immunization1
Local immunization information systems2
- SMP provides tools for pharmacies to connect with their State or Local Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Registries and report immunizations in real-time, with no further intervention or communication required. (bio-medicine.org)
- Script Management Partners, SMP, is a Health Technology services company that provides bi-directional connectivity solutions across State and Local Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Registries for the ability to electronically report immunizations administered by providers, query/view patient immunization history as well as identify immunization opportunities. (bio-medicine.org)
- Immunization catch-up schedules for children and adolescents and for adults should answer the majority of your questions. (kingcounty.gov)
- Children that have special medical issues such as HIV/AIDS, cancer or prematurity may require altered immunization schedules. (nj.us)
- In all instances of special medical issues and delayed or interrupted immunization schedules, the physician determines the appropriate immunization schedule on a case by case basis. (nj.us)
- The Canadian Immunization Guide recommends immunization guidelines and schedules for people with certain medical conditions, such as those with immunosuppression. (cancer.ca)
- Immunization schedules change from time to time. (utah.edu)
- 1 , 2 HPV is a sexually acquired virus, and mathematical modelling and economic analyses have demonstrated that the vaccine's maximum benefit in terms of preventing cervical cancer is achieved when vaccination programs target female and possibly male adolescents before their sexual debut, likely before the age of 12 years. (cmaj.ca)
- Within the Division of General Pediatrics our experienced and knowledgeable specialists provide a variety of services for infants, children, and adolescents to care for your child's general pediatric needs. (utah.edu)
- Infected adults and adolescents can pass on the disease to infants who have not yet completed their immunization series against pertussis. (gov.on.ca)
- The mission of today's Harriet Lane Clinic is to improve the health and quality of life of children and adolescents within their families and communities and to educate trainees in this model of care. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
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- It is a crucial step in efforts to reduce health care-associated influenza infections. (aappublications.org)
- 1 - 4 Immunization (used interchangeably with vaccination in this statement) of health care personnel (HCP) annually is a matter of patient safety and is crucial in efforts to reduce health care-associated influenza infections. (aappublications.org)
- Immunization of health care personnel is a critically important step to substantially reduce health care-associated influenza infections. (aappublications.org)
- Annual immunization of health care personnel (HCP) is a matter of patient safety and necessary to significantly reduce health care-associated influenza infections. (aappublications.org)
- The Defense Health Agency Immunization Healthcare Division (DHA-IHD) supports Department of Defense (DoD) immunization programs and provides clinical consultative services, educational support, and training resources for the entire DoD family. (health.mil)
- Support Force Health Protection and Readiness, and the Military Health System (MHS) by developing and promoting programs and services that enhance immunization effectiveness, safety, and acceptability. (health.mil)
- Provide evidence based solutions that improve immunization health care through policy implementation guidance, strategic communication, education, training, and clinical services worldwide. (health.mil)
- Through trained healthcare professionals, Interim HealthCare of Delaware provides a broad array of home care services to meet the needs of each person who wants to remain in the comfort of his or her home. (interimhealthcare.com)
- Public Health services are provided at Public Health Centers located in Seattle and King County. (kingcounty.gov)
- Not all services are offered at every Public Health Center. (kingcounty.gov)
- Special Interests: Local public health services. (albany.edu)
- Report on protections against health care providers seeking direct reimbursement from members of the uniformed services. (wikisource.org)
- VA-DOD sharing agreements for health services. (wikisource.org)
- Receive health services such as Hepatitis C testing, immunizations, information, and referrals to other community agencies, including drug treatment. (wa.gov)
- VBID provisions are a potential tool to use in offsetting financial barriers from deductibles and can help maintain low-cost access to high-value health care services and treatments," the researchers said. (mckesson.com)
- The U.S. has followed a pattern of underfunding of vital public health services, followed by a crisis, a quick infusion of cash, and then dwindling investments over time. (aacc.org)
- De som k pt den h r boken har ofta ocks k pt Priority Areas for National Action av Committee On Identifying Priority Areas For Quality Improvement, Board On Health Care Services, Institute Of Medicine, National Academy Of Sciences, Karen Adams (h ftad). (bokus.com)
- Greenwood Urgent Care has on-site lab and X-ray services to help diagnose your condition quickly and accurately. (iuhealth.org)
- Disasters put special strains on the provision of health services as demands increase and resources to meet these needs diminish. (coursera.org)
- The six major components of health services may be each damaged in different ways, and all can require urgent attention. (coursera.org)
- Welcome everyone, to this discussion of providing health services in disasters. (coursera.org)
- services and the need for health services which a population has. (coursera.org)
- also the capacity of health services to respond to the disaster or emergency. (coursera.org)
- We'd want to know something about the health facilities and services. (coursera.org)
- Healthy people require less health care services. (gov.on.ca)
- For more information about coronavirus, go to our coronavirus page , the CDC site , or the WI Dept. of Health Services site . (hfmhealth.org)
- As unemployment rates soar, unemployed workers and their families turn to state and local health departments and community-based organizations for basic health services, like immunizations and preventive services that are provided free of charge to those who cannot afford them. (healthyamericans.org)
- PSD health services are provided according to Colorado Department of Education guidelines and as directed by the PSD Board of Education. (psdschools.org)
- Gaps in insurance also can have negative effects on individuals' health, including increased use of expensive hospital services . (nashp.org)
- Offers counselling and immunization services for people planning on travelling outside of Canada. (albertahealthservices.ca)
- During the course of this pandemic, we're talking to Californians about access to health care services, and to physicians and nurses about their experiences. (californiahealthline.org)
- CARROLLTON, Ga.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: GWAY) today announced that Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is deploying its electronic health record (EHR) solution to more closely integrate the healthcare services Walgreens offers in its stores. (businesswire.com)
- Providing valuable and far-reaching healthcare services emphasizing preventive medicine is paramount as patients increasingly become consumers of accessible and affordable care. (businesswire.com)
- The WellHealth EHR scalable functionality supports additional pharmacy, health and wellness services in the future, including integration with electronic prescribing and data exchange that tracks patients throughout the care continuum. (businesswire.com)
- The deployment of EHR technology advances our pharmacy staff's ability to provide integrated and comprehensive healthcare services in the communities where people live and work. (businesswire.com)
- Each day, Walgreens provides nearly 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. (businesswire.com)
- These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. (businesswire.com)
- 1) the economic characteristics of health insurance, (2) the benefits that are or are not covered, and (3) actual access to health services and resources. (wikipedia.org)
- The economic definition of underinsurance is a person's actual ability to pay for their recommended health care and services. (wikipedia.org)
- This definition is also used when a person chooses to delay, or not receive necessary health care services solely because of the out-of-pocket costs associated with the services. (wikipedia.org)
- Structural definitions of insurance, generally consider both the type of benefits that are offered by the healthcare insurance program, as well as the number and range of providers whose services are covered under the identified plan. (wikipedia.org)
- CSHCN have been routinely been defined as those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally. (wikipedia.org)
- Hopkins Children's Center has provided primary health care services to the community in East Baltimore for almost a century, first as the Harriet Lane Home and currently as the Harriet Lane Clinic located within the David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building . (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- With about 18,000 visits each year, the clinic serves as a training site for medical students, pediatric residents and fellows, who provide comprehensive health care services for approximately 8,500 children and youth up to 21 years of age. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Project HEAL (health, education, advocacy and law) provides the legal advocacy education and services of a full-time lawyer to help families with legal needs. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- On her list were the expansion and diversification of clinical services and programs offered to patients. (mckesson.com)
- Those services and programs may include medication synchronization, immunization programs and medication therapy management. (mckesson.com)
- The forum brought together established and emerging leaders in the field of quality improvement (QI) for inspiring keynotes, engaging workshops, lively discussions, and exchange of innovative ideas on improving the quality of health services across Africa. (jsi.com)
- The technical aspects of QI focus on the theory and tools used to systematically and measurably improve the quality of health services and patient outcomes. (jsi.com)
- This is the only way change can happen-testing, learning, and adapting to improve the way we plan, manage, and deliver health services within a complex system. (jsi.com)
- For the second consecutive year, Head Start children will be provided preventative healthcare services at the Head Start Children's Health Day Tuesday, August 31st from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Mohawk Valley Community Action Head Start at 9882 River Road in Marcy, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. announced today. (ocgov.net)
- and while this program provides direct healthcare and lead poisoning prevention services to Head Start children and their families so that they may enroll in Head Start this year, it also assists them to obtain health insurance and a primary care provider so that they will have adequate care in the future," Picente said. (ocgov.net)
- Picente added, "This partnership between the Oneida County Health Department through its Lead Primary Prevention Program, fulfills our mission of insuring that children in all cities, townships and municipalities have access to quality health care services. (ocgov.net)
- Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP), implemented during the onset of crisis to prevent and manage the consequences of sexual violence, prevent excess maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality, reduce HIV transmission, and plan for comprehensive Reproductive Health services beginning in the early days and weeks of an emergency. (internationalmedicalcorps.org)
- Respite Home Care is a service that provides a much needed break from the daily routine of care giving for family members. (interimhealthcare.com)
- An unintended consequence of the response to COVID-19 was a sharp reduction in routine immunization of children and adults. (oregon.gov)
- Many health insurance plans cover routine immunizations. (miottawa.org)
- As children age, primary care visits become less routine and access to vaccinations wavers, said Rebecca Brady, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. (cardinalhealth.com)
- A combination of online and on-campus courses, plus real-world training at local medical offices, this program will prepare you to perform routine administrative duties in a medical or clinical office environment. (coloradomtn.edu)
- Research recognizes the strong link between immunization and the prevention of serious health problems. (cbi.ca)
- Optimal prevention of influenza in the health care setting depends on the vaccination of at least 90% of HCP, which is consistent with the national Healthy People 2020 target for annual influenza vaccination among HCP. (aappublications.org)
- These recommendations can assist hospital administrators, infection control practitioners, employee health physicians, and HCWs in optimizing infection prevention and control programs. (cdc.gov)
- Maintenance of immunity is therefore an essential part of prevention and infection control programs for HCWs. (cdc.gov)
- Community health, cancer prevention & survivorship. (albany.edu)
- By building the core public health infrastructure of states, localities, tribal governments and territories, as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the nation will be better prepared for the next threat. (aacc.org)
- WASHINGTON, DC - More than 170 public health organizations issued a letter today to Congressional Conferees urging them to maintain the House-passed level of funding for prevention and wellness programs in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009. (healthyamericans.org)
- In addition, by funding the expansion of targeted, effective community-based disease prevention programs, additional new jobs will be created directly in the communities they are serving. (healthyamericans.org)
- Our 174 organizations express our gratitude and support for the robust public health provisions included in the House-passed version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and our extreme disappointment over the $5.8 billion in prevention and wellness funding stripped from the Senate bill. (healthyamericans.org)
- The Prevention and Wellness Fund included in the House bill would help to restore lost jobs and prevent a projected additional 10,000 job vacancies from occurring next year in health departments. (healthyamericans.org)
- William L. Atkinson, MD, MPH, Associate Director for Immunization Education at the Immunization Action Coalition and Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director of Infection Prevention & Control at Children's Minnesota, discuss vaccinations for healthcare professionals. (nfid.org)
- The County's Lead Primary Prevention Program, through the New York State Department of Health Lead Poisoning Prevention funding program, is again partnering with Head Start and nine other agencies for the event. (ocgov.net)
- Sexual healthcare including prevention and management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and reproductive tract infections through community-level action such as education and condom programming as well as clinical case management (commonly the syndromic approach). (internationalmedicalcorps.org)
- Integrating immunization-related capabilities within EHRs and other clinical software is expected to improve clinical and patient decision-making by providing more timely access to immunization histories and forecasts and supporting information sharing between EHRs and immunization registries, according to HIMSS officials. (healthcare-informatics.com)
- Sign up for Insight Alerts highlighting editor-chosen studies with the greatest impact on clinical care. (aappublications.org)
- Better pharmacy clinical performance manifests itself as better pharmacy financial performance, creating more value for the entire health care system. (mckesson.com)
- The purpose of this Rapid Response is to identify the clinical effectiveness of seasonal influenza immunization in health care workers to prevent the spread of influenza to patients. (worldcat.org)
- 1 Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, Mail Drop 207, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia. (nih.gov)
- These celebrated family medicine residency programs have achieved excellence in clinical practice by developing creative solutions that result in increased immunization rates in their communities. (aafp.org)
- 1-3 Multiple clinical guidelines and health-related organizations recommend exclusive breastfeeding up to (or around) 6 months, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, 4 the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 5 the World Health Organization, 6,7 and others. (ahrq.gov)
- the highest participation rates were found in non-clinical and non-general practice health care settings. (thebody.com)
- The program runs during the fall semester of each year for 16 weeks beginning in August and ending in December and prepares students with didactic courses and hospital-based clinical experiences. (etsu.edu)
- The program runs during the spring and summer semesters of each year for 26 weeks beginning in January and ending in July and prepares students with didactic courses and hospital-based clinical experiences. (etsu.edu)
- Opportunities still exist for health system pharmacy leaders who understand and can demonstrate the unique clinical and operational competencies and expertise required to build, buy or partner with specialty pharmacies," the team said. (mckesson.com)
- Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, chiropractors and other health professionals running smoothly. (coloradomtn.edu)
- Child Immunization Scheduler NEW! (thefilipinodoctor.com)
- In just 18 months, a tracking and outreach program raised rates of child immunization a full 20 percent (from 70 to 90 percent) for children with the lowest rates of immunization - those living in the poorest inner-city neighborhoods. (rochester.edu)
- For a complete list of recommended immunizations, just select your child's birth date. (healthfinder.gov)
- The Worker needs to assist the Caregiver in finding a physician who can coordinate the child's health care and immunizations on an ongoing basis. (nj.us)
- Parents of Toronto school-aged children must provide their child's vaccination information to Toronto Public Health. (toronto.ca)
- Please bring your child's immunization record to every visit in case dates need to be confirmed, new immunizations are needed, or your record needs to be updated. (utah.edu)
- A 2007 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) review by Ip and colleagues evaluated the evidence on the association between breastfeeding and infant and maternal health outcomes. (ahrq.gov)
- 2 For maternal health outcomes, they concluded that a history of breastfeeding (compared with no breastfeeding or a shorter duration of breastfeeding) was associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and breast and ovarian cancer. (ahrq.gov)
- for other outcomes (e.g., postpartum depression) the relationship between breastfeeding and improved maternal health was unclear. (ahrq.gov)
- Experts are worried about maternal mental health during the #COVID -19 pandemic. (healthvermont.gov)
- Even in the most desperate of settings, life goes on, and we are able to focus on reproductive, maternal, and newborn health when it is needed most. (internationalmedicalcorps.org)
- International Medical Corps is currently implementing 25 projects with a Maternal and Newborn Health component. (internationalmedicalcorps.org)
- WIC is a supplemental food program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children. (kingcounty.gov)
- The intervention improved immunization rates, the percentage of parents intending to vaccinate their infants and knowledge scores. (biomedcentral.com)
- evidence supports the association between breastfeeding and better health outcomes for both infants and mothers. (ahrq.gov)
- Despite evidence supporting the association between breastfeeding and better health outcomes (for infants and mothers), 45 percent of U.S. women who initiate breastfeeding report early, undesired weaning. (ahrq.gov)
- The purpose of this statement is to reaffirm the American Academy of Pediatrics' support for a mandatory influenza immunization policy for all health care personnel. (aappublications.org)
- Mandatory influenza immunization for all health care personnel is ethical, just, and necessary to improve patient safety. (aappublications.org)
- Mandatory influenza immunization programs for all HCP should be implemented nationwide. (aappublications.org)
- Mandatory influenza immunization for all health care personnel is ethically justified, necessary, and long overdue to ensure patient safety. (aappublications.org)
- Mandatory immunization is not a novel concept. (aappublications.org)
- A program of incentives and sanctions may increase health care worker compliance with fewer ethical impediments than mandatory vaccination. (nih.gov)
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- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Nurse-Midwives , healthcare professionals who specialize in caring for pregnant women, support this recommendation, as do the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians . (suffolkcountyny.gov)
- To provide clarification of the requirement of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard Item 3.6 a risk-based workforce immunisation program, as applied to dental practice. (safetyandquality.gov.au)
- A premier, responsive, patient centered organization promoting excellence in immunization health care practice and policy for service members and beneficiaries. (health.mil)
- Collaborative partnerships developed and implemented effective Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) training programs in 4 sub-Saharan countries including Uganda to improve staff knowledge, skills and practice. (omicsonline.org)
- Online scheduling varies by practice/program. (wellspan.org)
- Today's announcement builds on the Walgreens-Greenway relationship that began in 2010 with the deployment of Greenway's integrated EHR, practice management and interoperability solution, PrimeSUITE®, in Walgreens worksite health centers . (businesswire.com)
- PrimeSUITE ® - Greenway's certified and fully integrated electronic health record, practice management and interoperability solution - helps improve care coordination, quality and cost-efficiency as part of a smarter, sustainable healthcare system. (businesswire.com)
- En Español Penicillin VK is used to treat certain bacterial infections. (southernnevadahealthdistrict.org)
- Get tips on protecting yourself from infections when you get medical care. (healthfinder.gov)
- In addition to decreasing overall antibiotic use, the program led to a drop in use of three broad-spectrum antibiotics often prescribed for antibiotic-resistant infections. (mckesson.com)
- Shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) work best when they are given at certain ages. (healthfinder.gov)
- Learn how vaccinations help ensure the safety and health of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. (healthfinder.gov)
- The first day we went live with the BestRx immunization module, the pharmacy did more vaccinations than it had in the previous month. (bio-medicine.org)
- If you are immunosuppressed, your healthcare team may suggest that people close to you receive all currently recommended vaccinations. (cancer.ca)
- In 2007, The Joint Commission implemented a new standard in hospitals and long term care facilities requiring that influenza vaccinations be offered to staff and practitioners. (emaxhealth.com)
- Some public health units (PHUs) vaccinate children in schools. (ices.on.ca)
- The Immunization Unit is committed to providing resources, information, and tools needed to ensure children are immunized appropriately. (wyo.gov)
- It can relieve stress, restore energy, and promote the necessary balance in life for those caring for their elderly loved ones, children, or anyone in need of support and supervision. (interimhealthcare.com)
- By simply tracking children's immunizations and calling on those families whose children fall behind on their shots, doctors can dramatically increase the number of children who are vaccinated as well as increase the likelihood of those children returning for regular, preventative checkups, according to a University of Rochester study being published today in the January issue of Pediatrics . (rochester.edu)
- It was so successful that the county of Monroe, New York, where the study originated, adopted and expanded the program in an effort to fully immunize 90 percent of its community's children by 2000. (rochester.edu)
- American health care leaders were left bewildered as to how the greatest health care system in the world could lose children to such a preventable disease. (rochester.edu)
- New Jersey requires immunizations for children entering school and day care programs. (nj.us)
- Children must have periodic medical examinations to receive immunizations according to established national guidelines. (nj.us)
- It is preferable for children to have an identified physician who is familiar with their health history and coordinates all of their health care and immunizations. (nj.us)
- These children may need different or additional immunizations while other children may not be able to receive some of the recommended immunizations. (nj.us)
- Find State Summary Reports by school buildings or preschool/childcare sites that measure compliance with immunization requirements among children enrolled in seventh grade, kindergarten, preschool, childcare and new entrants to the school district. (miottawa.org)
- Brady said the goal for children is still to provide immunizations along with comprehensive well child growth and development care at a primary medical home, but making immunizations more convenient can help ensure children aren't slipping through the cracks. (cardinalhealth.com)
- Dr. B.A. Jinadu, the department's director, said, "About 9,500 Kern County children already are in the program, which works mainly by following youngsters from birth through the immunization process. (californiahealthline.org)
- notes that the "total population of children in Kern County hasn't been determined," which makes it impossible to tell what percentage of children are receiving immunizations, according to health department officials. (californiahealthline.org)
- Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN) have been the most highly research population that experiences the effects of underinsurance. (wikipedia.org)
- Parents adopting traumatized children from foster care or from other settings have unique needs for post adoption support. (ed.gov)
- Children in child welfare protective custody (e.g., foster care) are known to have increased health concerns compared to children not in protective custody. (ed.gov)
- Picente said the program, which originally only served children residing in the City of Utica, will be opened to serve Head Start families throughout Oneida County this year. (ocgov.net)
- The Veterans Health Administration decreased the use of antibiotics at its 168 hospitals by 12 percent following the 2010 launch of a system-wide antimicrobial stewardship program, according to a study in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology . (mckesson.com)
- it is available only through health care providers (i.e. physicians and nurse practitioners) and other settings like long-term care homes and hospitals. (tbdhu.com)
- List of hospitals in Bahrain "Health Care Financing and Expenditure" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
- These new courses are recommended for any health care personnel working with immunizations. (health.mil)
- An estimated 100-200 health-care personnel have died annually during the past decade because of the chronic consequences of HBV infection (CDC, unpublished data). (cdc.gov)
- The response is personnel-heavy - investigating cases, managing supplies and volunteers, conducting risk communications, coordinating with governmental and healthcare partners, and planning for the next phase of response. (aacc.org)
- The Joint Commission will use funding derived, in part, from an educational grant from sanofi pasteur, to gather and review real-world examples of successful initiatives for implementing influenza immunization programs for health care personnel. (emaxhealth.com)
- Interim HealthCare of New Castle has become a leader in the development of a supplemental workforce. (interimhealthcare.com)
- More than 56,000 local public health jobs were eliminated between 2008 and 2017-nearly one quarter of the workforce. (aacc.org)
- However, short-term, supplemental funding does not allow public health to recruit and retain the expert workforce needed for protecting the nation against emerging threats. (aacc.org)
- As you know, the public health system is experiencing severe workforce shortages. (healthyamericans.org)
- The recovery and reinvestment legislation affords the opportunity to stimulate the economy and strengthen our investment in health infrastructure and workforce while building stronger, healthier communities. (healthyamericans.org)
- Bahraini physicians and nurses form a majority of the country's workforce in the health sector, unlike neighbouring Gulf states. (wikipedia.org)
- Effective April 1, 2017, the Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC) program is no longer available for purchase. (gov.mb.ca)
- Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Publisher: Ottawa (ON) : Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, June 19, 2017. (worldcat.org)
- Since 2007, HFM has provided nearly 40,000 HRAs in Manitowoc County alone and has achieved an 8.8% average cost avoidance of total healthcare-related expenses from 2007-2017. (hfmhealth.org)
- In each of the four posts, health care subject matter experts made their predictions about the major trends that will reshape the health care landscape in 2017. (mckesson.com)
- In " Top Five Health System Pharmacy Trends to Watch in 2017 ," McKesson's Pharmacy Optimization team ranked the five trends that it anticipated will impact hospital and health system pharmacies this year. (mckesson.com)
- In " The Outlook for Health Care Business in 2017 ," McKesson's editorial staff curated 13 industry outlooks and predictions from leading industry sources. (mckesson.com)
- In " Top Five Independent Pharmacy Trends for 2017 ," Crystal Lennartz, chief pharmacist at Health Mart, a McKesson affiliate, identified the five trends that she saw affecting independent pharmacies this year. (mckesson.com)
- The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has approved a HIMSS testing method for the health IT certification program that can now serve as an alternative to the current National Coordinator-approved method for testing transmissions to immunization registries. (healthcare-informatics.com)
- Creating an immunization program requires that pharmacies access and integrate with their state's immunization registries - which can be cumbersome and time-consuming, particularly for independent pharmacies. (bio-medicine.org)
- Depending on the tasks he or she performs, any health-care or public safety worker may be at high risk for HBV exposure. (cdc.gov)
- She also belongs to a WhatsApp counseling group facilitated by a health worker for pregnant women in her community so they can share their experiences and learn from one another. (nap.edu)
- He noted that health managers or leaders who focus only on the inspection aspects of quality (e.g., ticking a box on what each health worker is supposed to do) can erode trust within a workplace. (jsi.com)
- You acknowledge the Concussion Program Materials are not to be used as definitive diagnostic tools with any specific patient and your independent medical judgment will be used to treat any patient. (choa.org)
- The Concussion Program Materials do not create a patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice and treatment from a licensed doctor. (choa.org)
- A new patient doesn't have immunization records. (kingcounty.gov)
- Processes for patient safety in mihtary and veterans health care systems. (wikisource.org)
- Patient care reporting and management system. (wikisource.org)
- The quality and safety of patient care are inextricably linked with the cost of patient care. (mckesson.com)
- This research aims to examine the impact of a primarily web-based educational intervention on the diabetes care provided by general practitioners (GPs) in rural areas, and subsequent patient outcomes. (apo.org.au)
- Rossi Pharmacy, in Brooklyn, New York, started an immunization program at the beginning of 2018 to meet patient expectations and stay competitive with large chains. (bio-medicine.org)
- Score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized NRC Health Patient Experience Survey. (iuhealth.org)
- We help minimize OSHA recordables, reduce average cost per case, and reduce lost time, which in turn helps your bottom line without compromising quality patient care. (iuhealth.org)
- This report highlights our performance on important measures of access, quality, and patient safety across the Military Health System (MHS). (health.mil)
- Family medicine's cornerstone is an ongoing and personal patient-physician relationship where the family physician serves as the hub of each patient's integrated care team. (aafp.org)
- The Asheville Project and the 40+ replications nationwide by APhA Foundation are some of the most successful programs paying pharmacists for improving patient outcomes. (associationdatabase.com)
- The WellHealth EHR will deliver to Walgreens pharmacy staff a single patient view capturing their immunization and health testing history with their prescription profile. (businesswire.com)
- Once rollout is complete, Walgreens pharmacy staff will have up-to-date patient immunization and health testing information combined with pharmacy information regardless of the Walgreens location where a patient received the service. (businesswire.com)
- Explore our state-of-the-art patient care facilities in the Sheikh Zayed Tower. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- View our phone directory or find a patient care location . (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- 1) Because of its accessibility and ubiquity, text messaging is a cost-effective option with the abilities to reach a large audience, support provider-patient communication, deliver health information and education, and collect patient data. (ucdenver.edu)
- State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since 2005 and Coordinator of Immunization and Health surveillance of the municipality of Campos dos Goytacazes, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since 2009. (omicsonline.org)
- Upon acceptance into the CT program, the student will receive a letter from the CT program coordinator (via e-mail) that includes a list of required textbooks and forms that must be completed prior to the start of the program. (etsu.edu)
- Upon acceptance into the MRI program, the student will receive a letter from the MRI program coordinator that includes a list of required textbooks and forms that must be completed prior to the start of the program. (etsu.edu)