Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.
Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.
Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.
Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.
Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.
Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.
The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.
Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.
Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.
A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)
The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.
The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.
Major administrative divisions of the hospital.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.
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.
Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.
Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.
Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.
Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.
The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Hospitals controlled by the county government.
Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
A professional society in the United States whose membership is composed of hospitals.
Hospitals controlled by the city government.
Hospital department that manages and supervises the dietary program in accordance with the patients' requirements.
Integrated, computer-assisted systems designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information concerned with the administrative and clinical aspects of providing medical services within the hospital.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Private hospitals that are owned or sponsored by religious organizations.
Special hospitals which provide care to women during pregnancy and parturition.
A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.
Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The hospital department which is responsible for the organization and administration of nursing activities.
Cooperation among hospitals for the purpose of sharing various departmental services, e.g., pharmacy, laundry, data processing, etc.
Hospital facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cardiac patient.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
A medical facility which provides a high degree of subspecialty expertise for patients from centers where they received SECONDARY CARE.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
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).
The physical space or dimensions of a facility. Size may be indicated by bed capacity.
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.
Hospital department responsible for the purchasing of supplies and equipment.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
Hospital facilities which provide care for newborn infants.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)
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.
Hospital department responsible for the organization and administration of psychiatric services.
The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
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)
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.
Hospital department which manages and provides the required housekeeping functions in all areas of the hospital.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
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.
The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cancer patient.
Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
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.
An organized procedure carried out through committees to review admissions, duration of stay, professional services furnished, and to evaluate the medical necessity of those services and promote their most efficient use.
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.
Hospitals which provide care to patients with long-term illnesses.
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
Management activities concerned with hospital employees.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Formularies concerned with pharmaceuticals prescribed in hospitals.
Includes relationships between hospitals, their governing boards, and administrators in regard to physicians, whether or not the physicians are members of the medical staff or have medical staff privileges.
The effort of two or more parties to secure the business of a third party by offering, usually under fair or equitable rules of business practice, the most favorable terms.
Hospital department responsible for the flow of patients and the processing of admissions, discharges, transfers, and also most procedures to be carried out in the event of a patient's death.
Child hospitalized for short term care.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
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.
Institutional systems consisting of more than one health facility which have cooperative administrative arrangements through merger, affiliation, shared services, or other collective ventures.
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.
The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.
Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Hospitals organized and controlled by a group of physicians who practice together and provide each other with mutual support.
Institutional health care of patients during the day. The patients return home at night.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
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.
Interactions between hospital staff or administrators and patients. Includes guest relations programs designed to improve the image of the hospital and attract patients.
Medical services for which no payment is received. Uncompensated care includes charity care and bad debts.
Those support services other than room, board, and medical and nursing services that are provided to hospital patients in the course of care. They include such services as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and physical therapy services.
Hospital department providing dental care.
Hospitals with a much higher than average utilization by physicians and a large number of procedures.
Health insurance providing benefits to cover or partly cover hospital expenses.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Hospital department which is responsible for the administration and provision of x-ray diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Societies having institutional membership limited to hospitals and other health care institutions.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
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.
The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)
Hospital department whose primary function is the upkeep and supervision of the buildings and grounds and the maintenance of hospital physical plant and equipment which requires engineering expertise.
NECROSIS of the MYOCARDIUM caused by an obstruction of the blood supply to the heart (CORONARY CIRCULATION).
Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.
Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.
Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.
Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Hospital department responsible for the creating, care, storage and retrieval of medical records. It also provides statistical information for the medical and administrative staff.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.
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.
The coordination of services in one area of a facility to improve efficiency.
The group in which legal authority is vested for the control of health-related institutions and organizations.
Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).
Hospitals with a much lower than average utilization by physicians and smaller number of procedures.
The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Method of measuring performance against established standards of best practice.
Hospital equipment and supplies, packaged for long-term storage, sufficient to set up a general hospital in an emergency situation. They are also called Packaged Disaster Hospitals and formerly Civil Defense Emergency Hospitals.
Efforts to reduce risk, to address and reduce incidents and accidents that may negatively impact healthcare consumers.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
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.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
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.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.
Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in 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.
Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.
Hospital department which administers and provides pathology services.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Individuals who have the formal authority to manage a hospital, including its programs and services, in accordance with the goals and objectives established by a governing body (GOVERNING BOARD).
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
The transmission of messages to staff and patients within a hospital.
Any infection acquired in the community, that is, contrasted with those acquired in a health care facility (CROSS INFECTION). An infection would be classified as community-acquired if the patient had not recently been in a health care facility or been in contact with someone who had been recently in a health care facility.
Research concerned with establishing costs of nursing care, examining the relationships between nursing services and quality patient care, and viewing problems of nursing service delivery within the broader context of policy analysis and delivery of health services (from a national study, presented at the 1985 Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing (CGEAN) meeting).
Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.

A comparative analysis of surveyors from six hospital accreditation programmes and a consideration of the related management issues. (1/3457)

PURPOSE: To gather data on how accreditors manage surveyors, to compare these data and to offer them to the accreditors for improvement and to the scientific community for knowledge of the accreditation process and reinforcement of the credibility of these processes. DATA SOURCE: The data were gathered with the aid of a questionnaire sent to all accreditors participating in the study. RESULTS: An important finding in this comparative study is the different contractual relationships that exist between the accreditors and their surveyors. CONCLUSION: Surveyors around the world share many common features in terms of careers, training, work history and expectations. These similarities probably arise from the objectives of the accreditors who try to provide a developmental process to their clients rather than an 'inspection'.  (+info)

Class I integrons in Gram-negative isolates from different European hospitals and association with decreased susceptibility to multiple antibiotic compounds. (2/3457)

Class I integrons are associated with carriage of genes encoding resistance to antibiotics. Expression of inserted resistance genes within these structures can be poor and, as such, the clinical relevance in terms of the effect of integron carriage on susceptibility has not been investigated. Of 163 unrelated Gram-negative isolates randomly selected from the intensive care and surgical units of 14 different hospitals in nine European countries, 43.0% (70/163) of isolates were shown to be integron-positive, with inserted gene cassettes of various sizes. Integrons were detected in isolates from all hospitals with no particular geographical variations. Integron-positive isolates were statistically more likely to be resistant to aminoglycoside, quinolone and beta8-lactam compounds, including third-generation cephalosporins and monobactams, than integron-negative isolates. Integron-positive isolates were also more likely to be multi-resistant than integron-negative isolates. This association implicates integrons in multi-drug resistance either directly through carriage of specific resistance genes, or indirectly by virtue of linkage to other resistance determinants such as extended-spectrum beta-lactamase genes. As such their widespread presence is a cause for concern. There was no association between the presence of integrons and susceptibility to cefepime, amikacin and the carbapenems, to which at least 97% of isolates were fully susceptible.  (+info)

Comparison of large restriction fragments of Mycobacterium avium isolates recovered from AIDS and non-AIDS patients with those of isolates from potable water. (3/3457)

We examined potable water in Los Angeles, California, as a possible source of infection in AIDS and non-AIDS patients. Nontuberculous mycobacteria were recovered from 12 (92%) of 13 reservoirs, 45 (82%) of 55 homes, 31 (100%) of 31 commercial buildings, and 15 (100%) of 15 hospitals. Large-restriction-fragment (LRF) pattern analyses were done with AseI. The LRF patterns of Mycobacterium avium isolates recovered from potable water in three homes, two commercial buildings, one reservoir, and eight hospitals had varying degrees of relatedness to 19 clinical isolates recovered from 17 patients. The high number of M. avium isolates recovered from hospital water and their close relationship with clinical isolates suggests the potential threat of nosocomial spread. This study supports the possibility that potable water is a source for the acquisition of M. avium infections.  (+info)

Enhancing the identification of excessive drinkers on medical wards: a 1-year follow-up study. (4/3457)

This paper describes a 1-year follow-up study examining whether hospital ward doctors and nurses continue to take quantitative alcohol histories and provide brief intervention to problem drinkers on general medical wards after the introduction of a simple protocol. Regular training in the use of this protocol was stipulated in the annual service contract between the Health Authority and the Hospital Trusts. Improvements in staff practice persisted at 1-year follow-up, although it fell from a peak at an earlier phase of the study. The positive role of state purchasers of health services in sustaining improvements in clinical practice is discussed.  (+info)

Costs of high-dose salvage therapy and blood stem cell transplantation for resistant-relapsed malignant lymphomas in a southern Italian hospital. (5/3457)

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Analysis of costs of high technological procedures such as peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) autotransplantation in lymphomas are generally finalized at disclosing whether the improvement of survival in a subset of patients is cost effective and whether the cost of the procedure could be reduced. With the aim of revealing a possibility of reducing costs with respect to conditions of safety, we present our experience with PBSC autotransplantation in a particularly poor prognosis subset of patients with lymphoma. DESIGN AND METHODS: The expenses are analyzed for groups of cost and main resources necessary at unitary cost are considered separately. Groups of cost include various phases of the PBSC autotransplantation such as preparative procedures, execution of myeloablative therapy, reinfusion of CD34 cells, supportive therapy after reinfusion until discharge of the patient, general support for the management of patient. All costs are calculated according to 1997 prices and salaries and reported in dollars. The analysis was conducted on 21 patients with lymphoma resistant to other therapies treated by myeloablative therapy and PBSC autotransplantation in an hematologic unit in an open ward; the assistance was provided by staff not exclusively dedicated to bone marrow transplant procedures, with some help from a family member. RESULTS: The PBSC procedure, including all phases, costs from $17,761.9 to $18,259.9 depending on the type of myeloablative therapy employed; the mean cost was $18,092.6. The preparative phase with mobilization of CD34 cells, cryopreservation and reinfusion costed $3,538.7 (19.6% of the total cost); a major cost of this phase was cryopreservation and CD34 manipulation ($857.1). The second phase with myeloablative therapy and reinfusion of CD34 cells had a mean cost of $2,785.9 (15.4% of the total cost); a major cost of this phase was the hospitalization ($1,119.8). The third phase of patient's support after treatment had a total cost of $7,649 (42.3% of the cost of the total procedure) with the major cost being due to hospitalization ($2,571) calculated on a mean of 15 days after the reinfusion of CD-34. The last group of costs, including management support, accounted for $4,119 (22.7%) with a major cost being amortization of the structure ($1,600). The general cost for nurse's assistance to the patient was $1,355.1 (7.5%). INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSIONS: A procedure of PBSC autotransplantation in resistant lymphoma is affordable without the strict precautions generally given in intensive care units. This provides a substantial reduction of expenses because of the low number of specifically trained staff members and the generally low cost of the necessary supplies. Before, however, proposing PBSC autotransplantation in most patients with resistant lymphoma, an evaluation of whether costs could be further reduced and whether the procedure has a cost benefit impact is needed.  (+info)

Korean Nationwide Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance of bacteria in 1997. (6/3457)

Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria are known to be prevalent in tertiary-care hospitals in Korea. Twenty hospitals participated to this surveillance to determine the nationwide prevalence of resistance bacteria in 1997. Seven per cent and 26% of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae were resistant to 3rd-generation cephalosporin. Increased resistance rates, 19% of Acinetobacter baumannii to ampicillin/sulbactam, and 17% of Pseudomonas aeruginoa to imipenem, were noted. The resistance rate to fluoroquinolone rose to 24% in E. coli, 56% in A. baumannii and 42% in P. aeruginosa. Mean resistance rates were similar in all hospital groups: about 17% of P. aeruginosa to imipenem, 50% of Haemophilus influenzae to ampicillin, 70% of Staphylococcus aureus to methicillin, and 70% of pneumococci to penicillin. In conclusion, nosocomial pathogens and problem resistant organisms are prevalent in smaller hospitals too, indicating nosocomial spread is a significant cause of the increasing prevalence of resistant bacteria in Korea.  (+info)

Relation between hospital surgical volume and outcome for pancreatic resection for neoplasm in a publicly funded health care system. (7/3457)

BACKGROUND: Recent studies from the United States have shown that institutions with higher numbers of pancreatic resection procedures for neoplasm have lower mortality rates associated with this procedure. However, minimal work has been done to assess whether the results of similar volume-outcome studies within a publicly financed health care system would differ from those obtained in a mixed public-private health care system. METHODS: A population-based retrospective analysis was used to examine pancreatic resection for neoplasm in Ontario for the period 1988/89 to 1994/95. Outcomes examined included in-hospital case fatality rate and mean length of stay in hospital. For each hospital, total procedure volume for the study period was defined as low (fewer than 22), medium (22-42) or high (more than 42). Regression models were used to measure volume-outcome relations. RESULTS: The likelihood of postoperative death was higher in low-volume and medium-volume centres than in high-volume centres (odds ratio 5.1 and 4.5 respectively; p < 0.01 for both). Mean length of stay was greater in low- and medium-volume centres than in high-volume centres (by 7.7 and 9.2 days respectively, p < 0.01 for both). INTERPRETATION: This study adds to growing evidence that, for pancreatic resection for neoplasm, patients may have better outcomes if they are treated in high-volume hospitals rather than low-volume hospitals.  (+info)

Indigenous perceptions and quality of care of family planning services in Haiti. (8/3457)

This paper presents a method for evaluating and monitoring the quality of care of family planning services. The method was implemented in Haiti by International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR), the managerial agency for the Private Sector Family Planning Project (PSFPP), which is sponsored by the USAID Mission. The process consists of direct observations of family planning services and clinic conditions by trained Haitian housewives playing the role of 'mystery clients', who visit clinics on a random basis without prior notice. Observations conducted by mystery clients during one year, from April 1990 to April 1991, are presented and illustrate the use of the method. In addition, measurements for rating the acceptability of the services were developed, providing a quantitative assessment of the services based on mystery clients' terms. Statistical results demonstrate that simulated clients ranked some criteria of acceptability higher than others. These criteria are: the interaction provider/client, information adequacy, and competence of the promoter. Likewise, simulated clients' direct observations of the services permitted the identification of deficiencies regarding the quality of care such as the paternalistic attitudes of the medical staff; the lack of competence of promoters; and the lack of informed choice. Based on its reliability since its implementation in 1990 the method has proven to be a useful tool in programme design and monitoring.  (+info)

The CAHPS Hospital Survey (often referred to as HCAHPS or Hospital CAHPS) asks people to report on their recent experiences with inpatient care. There are two versions of this survey: one for adults and one for children. Both versions of the survey focus on aspects of hospital care that are important to patients. They also ask respondents to rate the hospital and indicate their willingness to recommend the hospital. The National Quality Forum has endorsed the CAHPS Hospital Survey as a measure of hospital quality.. ...
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Hospitals looking to access the Leapfrog Hospital Survey should visit the Survey Login page. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the nations gold standard in evaluating hospital performance on quality, safety, and resource use, using national performance measures to evaluate individual facilities.
The CMS wants to revise its mandatory and long-standing patient experience survey for hospitals. Health system leaders say its about time. The CMS recently asked for approval from the White House Office of Management and Budget to collect public feedback from stakeholders on possible changes to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey, commonly referred to as HCAHPS. Comments to the OMB closed May 16 and at deadline the CMS was still awaiting approval before moving forward. Assuming the CMS gets the green light, survey content may change as a result of public feedback, an agency spokeswoman wrote in an email. ...
Google is to test a new online medical record service with a hospital group in Cleveland, Ohio, allowing patients to control who gets to see their health information.
The Habs took part in the 55th annual hospital visits on Thursday, spreading holiday cheer to patients at the Childrens, Shriners, and Sainte-Justine hospitals.
Food allergies are absolutely on the rise, said Hemant Sharma, associate chief of allergy and immunology at Childrens National Medical Center in Washington, where Justin is treated. A recent study showed they affect about one in 13 kids in the United States. Thats about two children in every single classroom.
High levels of employee turnover is costly in any industry, but as the demand for talented medical staff increases, issues with employee retention and recruitment can be particularly problematic for hospitals and health systems.
71% of U.S. adults say they are confident that medical centers in their area can handle the needs of seriously ill people during the pandemic.
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WOW!. This was some hot stuff!. THIS is the kind of data-presentation that needs to happen all the way around. Also one the reasons why businesses do well to have detailed, accurate graphs to show their business statistics. More to the point of: A picture is worth MORE than a thousand words. The tricky part: Making sure to get good, accurate data (which coming from the CDC and other health orgs, is less than trust-worthy).. Not only do we have the problem rising counts to contend with, but also the fact of the CDC now practically ordering various hospitals and other health agencies to classify MORE deaths as COVID-19 caused, even though there would be doubts as to COVID-19 being THE CAUSE - or just existing when the patient died! The CDC has seriously called into question the reliability of the new death statistics, under this new guideline on classifying causes of death.. NOW,. The worlds entrenched media is making the USA out to be the worst-affected by this pandemic, and this is ...
584 are males while 384 are females. The youngest is a two- month old baby while the oldest is 91 years. Unfortunately, 14 patients succumbed to the disease, bringing the total number of fatalities to 1,380. Meanwhile, 155 patients recovered from the virus; 110 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 45 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 51,507.. More to follow. ...
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About 1,000 Americans die every day because of preventable hospital errors, according to The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit employer-backed hospital quality promotion and assessment organization. Not surprisingly, some hospitals have better track records than others.
Approximately half of patients admitted to hospitals will receive antibiotics. National antibiotic use patterns illustrate the potential for individual hospitals to curb prescribing of these drugs, an essential step in slowing the spread of resistance and avoiding adverse events. An analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has uncovered worrisome trends in hospital prescribing; stewardship efforts should focus on reversing these trends.
When planning your healthcare survey or medical research survey, you will need to identify the group of patients that you would like to gather your data from. Because the target population (all patients that had a surgery in a particular hospital) can be very large, it can be cost prohibitive to gather data from all of them. In this case, it is common to take a sample of the total group and use it to generalize the findings to the target population. Continue reading →. ...
Knowing what to expect with surgery before you get to the hospital can make you less anxious about your surgical experience - and less stress helps a person recover faster.
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Encephalitis needs to be treated urgently. Treatment involves tackling the underlying cause, relieving symptoms and supporting bodily functions.. Its treated in hospital - usually in an intensive care unit (ICU), which is for people who are very ill and need extra care.. How long someone with encephalitis needs to stay in hospital can range from a few days to several weeks or even months.. ...
Knowing what to expect with surgery before you get to the hospital can make you less anxious about your surgical experience - and less stress helps a person recover faster.
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Studies have found that sleep promotes faster healing, although hospitals can be incredibly noisy, as the Mayo Clinic found when it set about measuring decibel levels.
My company has been a faithful Carrier customer. However recently we have noticed a decrease in customer support and even worse, service parts obsolete within 5-10 years of purchase. We are now faced with adding additional chiller capacity. I believe we will consider other than Carrier. Who is the undisputed best air cooled chiller (200ton)? I noticed that the local hospital uses a German manufactured chiller. I did not notice evidence that it was frequently repaired (wire clippings on
The West / North West Hospitals Group (Irish: Grúpa Ospidéil an Iarthair / an Iarthuaiscirt) is one of six hospital groups located in Ireland.The grouping of hospitals was announced by the Irish Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD in May 2013, as part of a restructure of Irish public hospitals and a goal of delivering better patient care. The West / North West Hospitals Group comprises 7 hospitals: University Hospital Galway (UHG) Letterkenny General Hospital (LGH) Mayo General Hospital (MGH) Merlin Park University Hospital (MPUH) Portiuncla Hospital Ballinasloe (PHB) Roscommon County Hospital (RCH) Sligo Regional Hospital (SRH) The Groups Academic Partner is NUI Galway. As of 2013, West / North West Hospitals Group has 1,770 beds and 7,620 staff and a budget of €600m. Minister Announces Hospital Groups (en) ...
The independent impact of surgeon volume on outcome of patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy in a high-volume Institution was assessed. A signif
Spire Healthcare, of which Spire Alexandra Hospital is part of, was named Hospital Group of the Year at HealthInvestor Awards. On Wednesday 11 June 2014 in London, Spire Healthcare, which is the parent company for Spire Alexandra Hospital, was named Hospital Group of the Year at the 2014 HealthInvestor Awards.. The event is one of the main events for the health sector and is run by trade publication, HealthInvestor.. Linda Dineen, Director for Spire Alexandra Hospital says: We are delighted to be a part of the Hospital Group of the Year. We are pleased the judges recognised the investments made in the company and the hard work and dedication everyone at Spire Healthcare gives to providing high quality patient care. I hope this highlights to the local people of Kent that they have access to a high quality, award-winning hospital, right on their door-step.. The judges said: In a very tight category Spire just get the award due to their recent numerous and quantifiable measures underpinning ...
American Health Properties plans to add long-term acute-care hospitals to its investments.AHPs core group will invest up to $20 million under an agreement with Spectrum Comprehensive Care, a private healthcare services company based in Dallas.The Englewood, Colo.-based real estate investment…
This guide describes how the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) data should be used in context with other information about organizational performance. It highlights cultural elements necessary to build a firm foundation for HCAHPS success. Once these foundational elements have been considered, the guide outlines a five-step approach to using HCAHPS effectively to improve the patient experience, quality and safety.. ...
A total of 7603 patients were identified, with 61.2% (n = 4650) in the teaching hospital group and 38.8% (n = 2953) in the nonteaching hospital group. The proportion of patients undergoing revision procedures was significantly different between groups (5.2% in teaching hospitals vs 3.9% in nonteaching hospitals, p = 0.008). Likewise, complex procedures (defined as fusion of 8 or more segments and/or osteotomy) were more common in teaching hospitals (27.3% vs 21.7%, p , 0.001). Crude overall complication rates were similar in teaching hospitals (47.9%) compared with nonteaching hospitals (49.8%, p = 0.114). After controlling for patient characteristics, case complexity, and revision status, patients treated at teaching hospitals were significantly less likely to develop a complication when compared with patients treated at a nonteaching hospital (OR 0.89; 95% CI 0.82-0.98). The mortality rate was 0.4% in teaching hospitals and , 0.4% in nonteaching hospitals (p = 0.210). ...
Methods and Results-We conducted a retrospective cohort study of Medicare beneficiaries who underwent CAS from July 2009 to June 2011 at 927 US hospitals. Thirty-day risk-standardized mortality rates were calculated using the Hospital Compare statistical method, a well-validated hierarchical generalized linear model that included both patient-level and hospital-level predictors. Claims were examined from 22 708 patients undergoing CAS, with a crude 30-day mortality rate of 2.0%. Risk-standardized 30-day mortality rates after CAS varied from 1.1% to 5.1% (P,0.001 for the difference). Thirteen hospitals had risk-standardized mortality rates that were statistically (P,0.05) higher than the national mean. Conversely, 5 hospitals had risk-standardized mortality rates that were statistically (P,0.05) lower than the national mean.. ...
Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are isolated in stable condition in an Australian hospital Thursday after contracting the new coronavirus, the actor and Australian officials said.
An Australian hospital apologized on Thursday after mistakenly sending out death notices for 200 of its - very much alive - patients.
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A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows larger hospitals and teaching-focused hospitals face a higher risk of experiencing large breaches of PHI.
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Oh no.. no !,he exclaimed, it is a leap in sweep stick technology, VTOL is an acronym for Vertical Take Off and Landing.It saves you the take off thrust to be generated by the tiring run. From a convincing personal comfort zone, he switched gears and dolled out a generous oodle of scientific anal-ogies. All you are required to do is, exhale, pull your thoracic diaphragm in - upwards and let go all generated pressure called Breaking Take Off Wind (BTOW). BTOW expelled through the rear amplification nozzle, creates a magnified vector thrust propulsion that levitates both broom and body. Convinced that science had created a facade in the mind of the seldom right but never wrong breed, he decided to lap up the pitch with a personal touch Again madam, i must say this, we delivered two products to Yeddy and Kalmadi serving time and running their new found homes in various hospitals. Now they dont have to be on the run you see, they simply can take off from their respective hospital beds and ...
Here you will find relevant guidelines from various hospitals, medical authorities and societies dealing with neuroanesthesia and intensive care
In the first weeks of Dads paralysis, I kept thinking how awful this was, how could such an awful awful thing happen to him? As Ive visited with the other families that we met in the hallways of the various hospitals and wards, Ive come to see that paralysis is not the awfulest thing ever. Ive chatted with a woman whose Mom can walk around, dress herself, eat, listen to conversations, but she cannot produce language. Her stroke damaged the part of the brain that makes words, so she cant talk to her family. I think that is more awful. This morning I met a man whose Dad, just like ours, was busy and active and then boom! a stroke, and out went the lights. His Dads body is frozen, but healthy, and his mind is fragmented. This is more awful ...
A hospital includes numerous departments that climb into the health IT market. Some departments, however, take a more proactive approach in driving health IT initiatives.
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group is offering tip sheets and extra cram sessions to its members, in an effort to teach them how to deal with federal health-care fraud probes.
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Spacepac Industries supplies the Skatework Electric Tug with Refrigerated Unit Kit to transport biological material and laboratory samples from one building to another within large hospital facilities.
In this Business Profile, Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch, MD, MBA, explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes.
Cartersville Medical Center is a general acute-care hospital and ER in Cartersville, GA providing surgical, emergency and pediatric and outpatient care.
They want to begin to pull in the financial information and information from other EHRs, other systems then they will go more broadly with business objects. And you get something that again that can create that, that foundation. On the top that one of our more recent this market is called the EHR wire and thats basically a viewer for EHRs that gives them mobility, helps communication occur more easily between providers so that providers were actually at the hospital can communicate remotely with specialist who might be outside the hospital and collaborate on cases they can both see the same dataset represented in the same fashion and discuss the case, and determine best course of action.. It can take multiple EHR so maybe you have a different inpatient and outpatient EHR and provides between institutions or between EHR so its one consistent way to browse and do the data in a mobile fashion and really speed up and enhance communication which you know as you know with your nursing background you ...
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Hospitals can sharply reduce the spread of the drug-resistant bacteria in their intensive care units by decontaminating all patients rather than screening
Not everyone feels the same way about the blue H sign indicating a hospitals proximity. For Colleen Sweeney, RN, the sign is a reminder to whip out her phone to go on and see how the hospital stacks up next to Memorial Hospital and Health System in South Bend IN, where she works as director of innovation, ambassador and customer services.
Report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on the costs of acute admitted patients in public hospitals over three financial years.
Report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on the costs of acute admitted patients in public hospitals over three financial years.
Between 5-10% of patients admitted to an Australian hospital acquire an infection. Research suggests that hospital acquired infection (HAI) surveillance is the best way to prevent this from happening.
As patients move from acute-care facilities to LTPACs, the sharing of critical patient information and associated data is extremely important for coordinating care. But despite best efforts and intentions, many providers still arent sharing all patient data and information.. One local hospital uses faxes to accommodate HIPAA and be confidential, said one LTPAC CEO, forcing a manual method that stymies coordination. Almost everything we touch is obtuse. You have to search it out, figure it out, and confirm it by phone, adding that the absence of standardized forms and data-entry fields makes faxes especially inefficient.. Acute care providers share very little (7%) or some (35%) patient data with their post-acute care partners.. Only 16% of acute-care providers report sharing all patient data.. Most acute care providers share only the most critical data points.. ...
Jehangir Hospital, a leading healthcare player in Pune, India, offers consistent quality patient care coupled with high quality medical services in association with the Apollo Hospitals Group. The hospital had several disparate aging applications, which were sluggish and inefficient. To improve its operational
This is particularly the case for prehospital and retrieval medicine. This is an area of medicine bordering different lands to hospital practice. Borderlands tend to be inhabited by strange beasts (and lets be honest, a few strange people). Some of the situations we find ourselves in are unlikely to repeat themselves quickly and if we dont hear the stories of those who have been there before, its a lot harder to be ready for some of those more colourful days at work ...
If youre pregnant, or considering it and planning ahead, picking a good obstetrician and hospital may be one of the most important decisions you make.
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  • Motherhood Hospitals by Rhea Healthcare is a speciality hospital chain offering premium maternity, children and fertility healthcare services. (
  • Dr Rehan Sayeed along with his father-in-law, Indian actor Mammootty, invested in Rhea Healthcare to start a premium birthing hospital in Bengaluru in the year 2010. (
  • says patient satisfaction scores from Medicare's Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey correlate meaningfully with profitability. (
  • For the recommendations, Statista collaborated with GeoBlue and invited tens of thousands of doctors, hospital managers and other healthcare professionals to an online survey. (
  • Proposed reductions to Medicaid and other supplemental healthcare funding cuts currently contemplated in Congress are likely to pressure these hospital providers over the longer term if enacted,' said Fitch director Emily Wadhwani. (
  • Children could see their healthcare cut by tens of billions of dollars," the Children's Hospital Association , which represents more than 220 hospitals, said. (
  • MRSA is resistant to many antibiotics and occurs most commonly in hospital patients or those in other healthcare facilities, such as nursing homes. (
  • The evidence that shared hospital rooms contribute greatly to higher infection rates, as well as a host of medical errors, privacy violations and added patient stress, is so compelling that the American Institute of Architects -- in its 2006 guidelines for healthcare facilities -- called for single-patient rooms in medical/surgical and postpartum units as the standard for all newly constructed hospitals. (
  • The HOPE program is conducted by Illinois birthing hospital staff and administered by Healthcare and Family Services' Division of Child Support Services. (
  • Only hospital employees should e-mail the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Division of Child Support Services . (
  • Healthcare and Family Services' Division of Child Support Services supplies forms and brochures to hospital staff who assist unmarried parents in establishing paternity for their child. (
  • Hammersmith Hospital is part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. (
  • The Sisters of Charity announced that they cede control of the St. Vincent s Healthcare Group, which the hospitals, handing over ownership to a secular corporation which will also be called St. Vincent s established for that purpose. (
  • The healthcare industry is on a permanent mission to improve, and each hospital intends to be the best. (
  • The Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven is the best hospital in Mississippi, according to the 2014-2015 U.S News and World Report Best Hospital rankings Memorial Hospital-Gulfport and University of Mississippi Healthcare tied for second best ranked hospital in the state. (
  • At Concord Hospital, sophisticated healthcare begins with people who envision the ideal experience, then make it happen. (
  • If you and your doctor (or other healthcare professional) decide that you need to see a specialist for further treatment you will be referred to a hospital that provides the specific service. (
  • If you need to be admitted to a hospital, your doctor, dentist or other healthcare professional will arrange this for you. (
  • New York, NY - The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today honored seven Manhattan physicians with Doctors' Day awards for their leadership and commitment to advancing the mission of the public hospital system and providing the highest quality healthcare to New Yorkers. (
  • The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) is a $6.7 billion integrated healthcare delivery system, the largest municipal healthcare organization in the country, and one of the New York area's largest providers of government-sponsored health insurance, MetroPlus Health Plan, the plan of choice for nearly half a million New Yorkers. (
  • The Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus utilizes the combined expertise of the UH Eye Institute and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital to provide optimum care for vision-threatening conditions in children. (
  • In the 2018-19 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report, our institution was ranked in 11 specialties nationally, and our pediatric center, Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital, was listed among the magazine's list of the country's best children's hospitals in five out of 10 specialties for 2018-2019. (
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin offers a truly unique approach to asthma, allergy and immunology diagnosis and care. (
  • A joint effort between Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin, the CIRL combines academic, scientific and technical strengths to provide state-of-the-art clinical and research procedures. (
  • Children's Hospital and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene lead the nation and make Wisconsin the first state to pilot a newborn screening test program for severe combined immunodeficiency. (
  • Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital features a leading edge pediatric emergency room, a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), inpatient rooms, and surgical capabilities. (
  • As part of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital features a leading edge pediatric emergency room, a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), inpatient rooms, and surgical capabilities. (
  • The Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital features a pediatric emergency room, an advanced pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), spacious inpatient rooms, and outpatient diagnostics and surgeries. (
  • Specialized hospitals include trauma centers, rehabilitation hospitals, children's hospitals, seniors' hospitals, and hospitals for dealing with specific medical needs such as psychiatric treatment and certain disease categories. (
  • This is a list of children's hospitals , hospitals that specialize in pediatrics . (
  • A children's hospital is a hospital that offers its services exclusively to children and adolescents. (
  • Most children's hospitals can serve children from birth up to the age of 21. (
  • Children's hospitals are characterized by greater attention to the psychosocial support of children and their families. (
  • In addition to psychosocial support, children's hospitals have the added benefit of being staffed by professionals who are trained in treating children. (
  • Also, many children's hospitals will continue to see children with rare illnesses into adulthood, allowing for a continuity of care. (
  • The nation's children's hospitals may see a harsh reduction in funding and reduced care for their patients should the American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare, replace the Affordable Care Act, new analyses show. (
  • Trumpcare could hit children's hospitals especially hard. (
  • Assuming they will not change their patient bases sufficiently to compensate for potential Medicaid reductions, children's hospitals will need to evolve their care models," the report said. (
  • If enacted, AHCA would create credit risks and related financial concerns for children's hospitals, Fitch Ratings said in a report last week . (
  • The AHCA cuts more than $800 billion from state Medicaid budgets over more than a decade, hitting children's hospitals particularly hard. (
  • For hospitals like Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the cuts will be "massive," executives say. (
  • With such cuts on the table, children's hospitals may have to reduce services if the Senate doesn't make changes before the law reaches President Donald Trump's desk. (
  • Yet irrespective of the specific changes to come, children's hospital reimbursement is at risk. (
  • Children's hospitals will have to wrestle with and balance these strategies and interventions to sustain performance and uphold their commitments to serve all children--regardless of income. (
  • Melania dedicates new healing garden at the Children's National Medical Center with a touching play-date filled with hugs at the hospital. (
  • The Seattle Children's Hospital hid a mold problem for more than a decade, which led to the deaths of six children and sickened several others, a putative class action complaint claims. (
  • Female Lay Managers and Scientific Pediatrics and Nursing at Children's Hospital, 1854-1910. (
  • The "tour," which includes visits to world-class facilities like Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, Miami Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Children's Center and others, brings sick and terminally ill children up-close with some of music's biggest names (Justin Bieber, John Legend, Bruno Mars). (
  • A few blocks away, at the trauma center at Kosair Children's Hospital, which is run by Norton, non-smoking nurses say secondhand smoke on the clothes of nurses is a hazard. (
  • Boston, MA, 07/01/14) Dr. Christopher A. Walsh, MD PhD, of Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. (
  • LOOKING FOR ANSWERS: Dr. Christopher Walsh is chief of genetics and genomics at Boston Children's Hospital, one of three local health care facilities chosen to become part of the new National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Disease Network. (
  • The new Harvard Center for Integrated Approaches to Undiagnosed Diseases, funded through a four-year, $7.19 million National Institutes of Health grant, will be based at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. (
  • It's bad enough to have a child who's disabled because the disability defines so much of that family's life," said Dr. Christopher Walsh, chief of genetics and genomics at Boston Children's Hospital. (
  • Over 11 years, he underwent 13 tests to try to pinpoint which muscle disorder he had, but it wasn't until he enrolled in a research project, started at Children's Hospital and involving specialists from around the world, that his parents received an answer. (
  • Located in historic Rittenhouse Square, VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia has been serving the Center City community for over 40 years, and we recently won Best Vet 2017 on Philly Happening List . (
  • On August 27, 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) updated measures of productivity and costs for private community hospitals (NAICS 6221,3) through 2017. (
  • Hospitals (NAICS 622) provide many of the services in this sector, with 41.0 percent of nominal gross output in 2017 coming from this industry [ 3 ] . (
  • Labor productivity in private community hospitals declined 0.8 percent in 2017 from 2016, due to an increase in output (0.8 percent) and hours worked (1.7 percent). (
  • In May 2017, computers at National Health Service hospitals all across the UK started displaying a pop-up message demanding users pay $300 in bitcoin to restore access to their files. (
  • Get the facts on how tracking antibiotic use and resistance can help health departments, hospitals, and doctors protect patients. (
  • Pagers are still the status quo in hospitals because that technology is still the proven path to ensuring that doctors and nurses are in compliance with the law. (
  • It s scary, especially when you consider that a solution comes in the form of open heart surgery on the tiniest of chest cavities.Kimmel was right to praise the doctors and nurses at Cedars Sinai Hospital and the Children s. (
  • As Fox News reported: The head of the international aid group Doctors Without Borders called Wednesday for an independent war crimes investigation into last weekend's airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people. (
  • he Pocket Book is for use by doctors, nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals. (
  • Some hospitals are taking an innovative approach to making money beyond just patient care, by using one of their biggest assets: personnel - the doctors, nurses, and other staff who are on the front lines providing health care, and commercializing the ideas they have for making it better. (
  • Doctors, hospitals sue patients who post negative comments, reviews on social media David Antoon's 10-year crusade against the Cleveland Clinic and his urologist is unusual for its length and intensity. (
  • Among recommendations compiled in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the Public Citizen Health Research Group calls for Congress to enact a law that would fine hospitals for failure to report substandard doctors. (
  • About half the hospitals in the country have never reported one doctor out of the couple hundred thousand doctors that are on the staffs of those hospitals," Public Citizen's Wolfe said. (
  • That is why my organization, Doctors Without Borders, is calling for the United States to participate in an investigation by the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission into the recent airstrikes by American forces on our hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. (
  • Search below to find the Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of your general hospital. (
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  • THE Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, is expected to press for a referendum on health funding reform, putting the heat on the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, over his pledge to fix public hospitals. (
  • The referendum push will be part of Mr Abbott's strategy to challenge Mr Rudd's credibility on his promise to ''seek a mandate'' at the next election for a federal takeover of public hospitals if the states failed to agree to his reform plans. (
  • The Ministry of Health and Care Services has supervisory responsibility for all hospitals in Norway, and the state owns the public hospitals. (
  • In more than 29 cities, public hospitals provide all levels of traum. (
  • The first public hospitals in New Zealand were set up by Governor George Grey to cater for Māori and poor Europeans. (
  • The first public hospitals were set up shortly after New Zealand was settled by European immigrants - in Wellington and Auckland in 1847, New Plymouth in 1848 and Dunedin and Whanganui in 1851. (
  • From 1885 public hospitals were run by charitable aid trusts. (
  • The best-known type of hospital is the general hospital, which typically has an emergency department to treat urgent health problems ranging from fire and accident victims to a heart attack. (
  • General Hospital continues its 50-year tradition of passion, intrigue and adventure that takes place in the fictional town of Port Charles in upstate New York. (
  • As always, love, danger and mind-blowing plot twists continue to abound on General Hospital with contemporary storylines and unforgettable characters. (
  • Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston holds the number two spot this year (up from number four last year) in the magazine's annual honor roll, which highlights hospitals delivering "exceptional treatment across multiple areas of care. (
  • Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation's largest and most respected hospitals, acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. (
  • Public and safety-net hospitals play a vital role in our nation's health care system, delivering care and providing access to essential health and social services in underserved communities. (
  • The AAMC represents the nation's nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems and their associated clinical physicians. (
  • Entrance to the hospital will be accessed through the Pediatric Emergency Room. (
  • While many normal hospitals can treat children adequately, pediatric specialists may be a better choice when it comes to treating rare afflictions that may prove fatal or severely detrimental to young children, in some cases before birth. (
  • It is the largest hospital provider of pediatric Medicaid services in Illinois. (
  • Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (NAICS 6222) and Nursing and Residential Care Facilities (NAICS 623) are not included in the measure. (
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is the flagship academic medical center at the core of UH's 18 hospital health system that serves patients across northern Ohio. (
  • University Hospitals Eye Institute's Center for Anterior Segment Diseases and Surgery treats patients using some of the most advanced technology and therapies available, including cataract surgery, corneal transplants and treatment for dry eye, Fuchs' dystrophy and glaucoma. (
  • The Dry Eye Center at University Hospitals Eye Institute offers unique treatments for patients suffering from dry eye disease. (
  • Our hospital is feline friendly and stress free, and our goal is to make each visit by our patients as gentle as possible. (
  • The Hospital Safety Grade scores hospitals on how safe they keep their patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. (
  • Following the paths of patients inside hospital wards, he investigates who they were and what kinds of experiences they had. (
  • Some say profitable hospitals may be using local monopoly to overcharge insurers and patients. (
  • Hospitals have been accused of excessive charges, discriminating against uninsured or underinsured patients and acting like monopolies by controlling a specific market. (
  • A district hospital typically is the major health care facility in its region, with a large number of beds for intensive care and additional beds for patients who need long-term care. (
  • More than half of all hospital patients receive an antibiotic. (
  • Of course, but did you know that patients can get infections in the hospital while they are being treated for something else? (
  • This plain language brochure replaces AHA's Patients' Bill of Rights and informs patients about what they should expect during their hospital stay with regard to their rights and responsibilities. (
  • Mr Rudd's promise of a staged approach to health reform is six months behind schedule, and there is little evidence that the states will agree to expanded federal control of funding for hospital out-patients and other health areas, as recommended by the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission in July. (
  • Two million patients each year suffer from a hospital-acquired infection, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say, and nearly 100,000 of them die as a result. (
  • These include private patient rooms, ubiquitous hand-washing sinks and alcohol hand-sanitizing dispensers, isolation rooms for highly infectious patients and emergency departments with negative air pressure, which pulls infectious air away from other parts of the hospital. (
  • Private rooms are the most important design element that reduces the spread of infection between patients," says Richard Van Enk, director of infection control and epidemiology for Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich. Bronson is a pioneer of evidence-based design and was among the first hospitals in the United States to build a facility with all private patient rooms. (
  • Physicians and nurses working in hospitals waste an average of 46 minutes a day when they use beepers to exchange information about patients, rather than modern alternatives like texting on smartphones, according to a new study by technology research firm Ponemon Institute. (
  • Col. David Rubenstein, chief of the Landstuhl hospital, acknowledged that his greatest concern is "too many patients"-- not the kind or extent of their injuries, he said, but simply a volume that could overwhelm the hospital's resources. (
  • To preserve a sense of normality in these tense times, he has insisted that the hospital continue to treat its civilian patients and military spouses and children. (
  • In addition, the hospitals have tasks involving research and training, as well as educating patients and their loved ones. (
  • Hospital Hub gives advance notice to hospitals for inbound patients from multiple EMS agencies. (
  • As a result, hospitals can better prepare for inbound patients by identifying, in advance, the symptoms and injury severity. (
  • In U.S. hospitals, an estimated 1 in 20 patients pick up infections they didn't have when they arrived, some caused by dangerous 'superbugs' that are hard to treat. (
  • One in 20 hospital patients pick up infections and some are hard to fight. (
  • Hospitals started paying attention to infection control in the late 1880s, when mounting evidence showed unsanitary conditions were hurting patients. (
  • Lenox Hill spokeswoman Ann Silverman disputed that characterization, noting hospital workers are making efforts that patients often can't see, like using hand cleansers dispensers in hallways. (
  • By the 1890s those hospitals still in existence were filled with elderly male patients with nowhere else to go. (
  • A number of developments made hospitals less unpleasant for patients. (
  • Sterile hospital environments made operations safer for patients. (
  • Yet too many older patients are over-drugged and undernourished on the day of their admission to the hospital and not only experience more complications and hospital-acquired infections, but by conservative estimation spend an extra costly day or two in the hospital. (
  • In the other direction, reduction of levels of iron by phlebotomy (blood letting) among newly hospitalized patients would predictably reduce morbidity and mortality among the many iron-overloaded patients who enter the hospital. (
  • One authoritative study shows patients admitted to the hospital with high iron levels as evidenced by elevated iron transport protein (transferrin) have longer hospital stays (11.1 days) than patients with lower iron levels (8.4 days) and are more likely to die in the hospital compared to patients with lower ferritin levels. (
  • An estimated one-third of patients are malnourished prior to being admitted to the hospital. (
  • At the same time, Waterbury is an aging facility and loses paying patients to newer hospitals in the suburbs. (
  • Hospitals are failing the elderly because they operate on a "production line model" that addresses patients' immediate symptoms instead of their overall needs, the shadow health secretary warns. (
  • In its report , Public Citizen argues that hospitals are not properly using the database designed to protect patients from physicians who have histories of medical incompetence . (
  • But Jean Marie Rocha, vice president of clinical affairs for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, said that the "biggest incentive for hospitals and physicians is to know they're providing the best care for hospitals and patients. (
  • Nucleus Medical Media , a 3D medical animation and illustration firm, is committed to health literacy and offers hospital marketing professionals these tips to help patients and hospitals communicate better. (
  • As they consider bans, hospitals are becoming more aggressive in persuading their practitioners to stop smoking, not only because of concerns about their health but also because the use of tobacco by health professionals sends a hypocritical message to patients. (
  • Medical administrators fear that patients and families stressed by health problems could be pushed over the edge if prohibited from smoking in front of the hospital. (
  • This means that most physicians no longer refer their patients to different hospitals for different things. (
  • Boston hospitals are on a mission to solve medical mysteries, offering new hope to patients who suffer from diseases that have eluded diagnosis. (
  • In the three decades since US News began evaluating hospitals, we periodically have revamped our measures to enhance the decision support our rankings and ratings provide to patients," Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at the magazine, said in a statement. (
  • In addition, all patients in maternity hospitals and prenatal clinics in Astrakhan will be given small versions of the icon for free. (
  • NYU is also the only hospital in the city to participate in the creation of the first national registry of patients considered at high risk for the disease. (
  • Working with our partner physicians, we have designed and implemented the safest possible health care environments in preparation for your return to normal use of elective medical and surgical care at all our Baptist hospitals and Baptist Medical Group clinics. (
  • An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat their loved ones. (
  • The hospital has boosted its staff of 1,300 with 600 employees, the majority of them Army reservists called up from the U.S. This has increased the number of physicians from 120 to about 140, surgeons from 35 to 45 and specialists from 33 to 37, with expertise in everything from rare skin diseases to radiology. (
  • Committee on Clinical Leadership, which offers hospital-based physicians a unique opportunity to participate in AHA's broader policy and advocacy activities and to more specifically weigh in on clinical and quality policy issues. (
  • Hospitals are institutions primarily engaged in providing, by or under the supervision of physicians, inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services or rehabilitation services. (
  • Associations representing hospital executives and physicians appear to be on opposite sides on whether to greatly enlarge the state's Medicaid rolls. (
  • The group argues that hospitals are failing to discipline and accurately report sanctions taken against physicians. (
  • That person said hospitals dodge the rules by having physicians take a "leave of absence" or changing their bylaws. (
  • Eighty seven percent of physicians are open to new jobs, and yet the application process is prohibitively time consuming - hospitals therefore miss many ideal candidates. (
  • As the trend continues to shift toward physicians choosing hospital employment over private practice, hospitals are seeking new ways to attract top talent. (
  • By allowing physicians to inquire about a job with the quick click of a button, we've made it easier for hospitals and health systems to attract qualified physician candidates,' said Alex Blau , MD, Medical Director at Doximity. (
  • Did big hospitals with economies of scale, lots of competition, and tight relationships with physicians charge less? (
  • As hospital systems get steadily larger and rope in more and more physicians, their effective competition decreases and they have the ability to demand ever higher prices. (
  • HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, five skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 70 community based clinics. (
  • One of the country's leading hospitals, Addenbrooke's in Cambridge, incinerated 797 babies below 13 weeks gestation at their own 'waste to energy' plant. (
  • In 2007, the report, titled "Hospitals Drop the Ball on Physician Oversight," found, nearly half of the country's hospitals had not reported any sanction against a physician's hospital privileges. (
  • From hospitals and specialty institutes to urgent care and physician clinics, Memorial Hermann offers more than 250 care delivery sites conveniently located throughout Greater Houston. (
  • More hospitals are adding palliative care clinics, reducing emergency room visits and hospitalizations. (
  • Hospitals in Ohio may range from huge, multiple building, campus-based institutions with hundreds of beds to small critical access hospitals that are limited to 25 beds or specialty hospitals where there is no minimum or limit on bed size. (
  • Federal standards for Medicare are set at 42 CFR Part 482 (Part 485 for Critical Access Hospitals). (
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  • The quality of patient care provided by a hospital may also affect health care worker stress. (
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  • The question is important because hospital charges represent about a third of total health care spending--$718 billion altogether. (
  • Lisa Goldstein, the head of health care bond ratings at Moody's, argues that better quality control can improve hospitals' financial performance. (
  • Specialized hospitals can help reduce health care costs compared to general hospitals. (
  • From its humble beginning as a small dispensary to cater to the health care needs of a rural community, MGDM Hospital has become a multi disciplinary institution. (
  • MGDM Hospital renders not only hospital based services but also preventive and promotive health care and also services aimed at the educational and comprehensive development and welfare of the community it serves. (
  • The Ponemon study was conducted in March and April and is based on a survey of 577 hospital-employed health care providers. (
  • A Catholic religious order in Ireland has agreed to withdraw from the administration of three hospitals, because of concerns that Catholic moral principles would influence health-care decisions. (
  • Several hospital groups sued the Trump administration Wednesday in an effort to keep their procedure prices secret as health care costs - and profits - continue to rise. (
  • However, many of these hospitals are fighting to survive - potentially leaving their communities at risk for losing access to health care services. (
  • Teaching hospitals train future health care professionals, conduct medical research and fulfill a distinct and vital role in delivering patient care. (
  • Hospitals have changed from basic buildings offering limited and risky health care, which few entered by choice, to large complexes offering a wide range of usually effective services and treatments. (
  • Hospitals play an important role in the health care system. (
  • This volume examines why hospitals collaborate with each other and with other health care actors across borders in Europe. (
  • Beyond the numbers, what Dr. Cosgrove calls an "interesting validation" of the idea was that, after realizing how hard building such a system is, other hospitals, including the largest health care providers in New York and the Washington, D.C. areas, are bringing the Cleveland Clinic's model and staff into their hospitals. (
  • Central Columbia Hospital was founded in 1889 as a nonprofit, community based health care facility in northeastern Pennsylvania. (
  • The hospital is proud of its tradition of upholding its mission to these communities by providing comprehensive health care services in a compassionate, caring and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest level of professional excellence. (
  • and five Aurora Health Care hospitals in Wisconsin. (
  • Mount Auburn Hospital offers several specialty services, view one of the featured services below or visit our A-Z Listings . (
  • Motherhood Hospitals specialises in all-inclusive antenatal and postnatal maternity care services with 4D scans, lactation, nutritional consultation and Lamaze therapy along with treatment for foetal anomaly. (
  • MGDM Hospital today offers the following services. (
  • Instead, federal health funding would be directed to local hospital boards so decisions could be made close to where services were delivered. (
  • The Victorian Government has rejected proposals for a federal takeover of funding for non-hospital services such as community health centres. (
  • It is an acute hospital and provides medical care, surgery, critical care, services for children and young people, end of life care and outpatient services. (
  • These are six of the eight core services that are always inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as part of its new approach to hospital inspection. (
  • Maternity and neonatal services for this trust are reviewed in our inspection report for Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital. (
  • The hospital provides a range of elective and non-elective inpatient medical and surgical services as well as outpatient services. (
  • The 11th Circuit remanded a suit brought by several hospitals against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services relating to the agency's adoption of a new policy for allocating donated livers. (
  • Because of the variety of services provided at hospitals and the pricing structures attached to each of these services, a standard deflated-value output model was not feasible. (
  • The BLS output measure for private community hospitals (NAICS 6221,3) is a weighted index of inpatient (requiring an overnight stay of one or more days) and outpatient (not requiring an overnight stay) services. (
  • Measuring inpatient and outpatient services separately captures the shift in hospital services over time. (
  • The indexes of inpatient and outpatient services are aggregated using their respective shares of total hospital revenue as weights. (
  • On August 19, 2013, in the FY2014 IPPS/LTCH final rule CMS clarified and revised the conditions of payment for hospital inpatient services under Medicare Part A related to patient status. (
  • On September 5, 2013, CMS released guidance (PDF) that discussed the provisions of the final rule regarding the physician order and physician certification of hospital inpatient services. (
  • Developing and maintain liaison relationships with key organizations important to metropolitan hospitals such as state and local hospital associations, America's Essential Hospitals, Association of American Medical Colleges, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. (
  • To become a section member, the hospital or health system must meet one or more of the following criteria: (1) provide a significant amount of Medicare, Medicaid, and uncompensated care (2) participate in undergraduate and/or graduate medical education programs and research (3) provide high volumes of ambulatory care (4) provide specialized services and (5) are involved in professional and paraprofessional education and training programs. (
  • ImageTrend, Inc. announced the release of Hospital Hub ™, the solution that allows emergency department and medical records personnel to electronically receive data from multiple ambulance services. (
  • With Hospital Hub, ambulance services can save time at the hospital and improve their readiness. (
  • Hospitals with accreditation by an accrediting organization that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved for deeming authority are deemed to meet all conditions of participation for Medicare program participation and are not under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) for survey and certification. (
  • Teaching hospitals serve critical and unique community services, such as trauma and burn centers. (
  • The least expensive hospital charged private insurers 71 percent more than Medicare for outpatient services. (
  • Use the main entrance to the Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, located at the Humphreys Boulevard entrance. (
  • Mar Geevarghese Dionysious Memorial Hospital , (MGDM Hospital) Kangazha (established in 1964) has a prominent place in the health sector of Kerala especially Kottayam District. (
  • The hospitals were Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale, Baptist Union County in New Albany and Baptist North Mississippi in Oxford. (
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. (
  • The Medieval Islamic Hospital explores the medical networks surrounding early hospitals and sheds light on the particular brand of practice-oriented medicine they helped to develop. (
  • The most profitable hospital in the country, 235-bed Flowers Medical Center in Dothan, Ala., recorded an incredible 53% operating margin. (
  • One thousand hospitals were selected based on recommendations from medical professionals, patient survey results and medical performance indicators. (
  • HSHS St. John's Hospital and Memorial Medical Center will work together on projects to reduce accidental suffocation of infan. (
  • Hospital Workers Likely Fired for Snooping on Kim Kardashian Her medical records were "inappropriately accessed" after North West was born. (
  • Colorado Hospitals to Pick Up Some Medical Bills for Aurora Shooting Victims Still, some will require prolonged treatment. (
  • The Russia s President Vladimir Putin ordered the MoD and the Ministry for Emergencies to send mobile hospitals to Syria to provide medical service to the locals. (
  • The Trump administration announced new rules Friday that would require hospitals and insurers to disclose the actual cost of common medical procedures. (
  • Two of the facilities were shut down as the U.S. scaled back its troops on the continent, leaving Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in southwestern Germany as the military's largest hospital overseas. (
  • Rubenstein has access to 3,000 extra hospital beds within a half-hour's drive of the Landstuhl medical center. (
  • Though these are standards aligned with medical research and best practices, not all hospitals achieve them. (
  • How did the hospital transform to a undesirable charitable institution for the poor to a mecca for modern medical technology? (
  • 1- What factors contributed to the change in place of medical care, from home to hospital? (
  • The AHA fosters dialogue among academic medical center and teaching hospital leaders and offers many opportunities to take an active role in shaping AHA policies and setting direction for the association and the field. (
  • Academic Medical Center Strategic Leadership Group that drives the AHA academic medical center and teaching hospital strategy and advocacy agenda and addresses graduate medical education funding, workforce issues, the 340B Drug Pricing Program, site-neutral payments and rising drug prices. (
  • Metropolitan Hospitals Council, which advises AHA on policy and advocacy issues impacting academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, public and urban hospitals. (
  • We're bridging the gap between ePCR and hospital electronic medical record systems. (
  • We're bridging the gap between ePCR and hospital electronic medical record systems," commented Mike McBrady, President of ImageTrend Inc. "There are great efficiencies to be realized as we connect these systems across the continuum of care, from first encounter to recovery. (
  • Using ultraviolet light, a machine disinfects a hospital room at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y., Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (
  • Those hospital infections are tied to an estimated 100,000 deaths each year and add as much as $30 billion a year in medical costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (
  • Medical developments such as anaesthetics, drugs and new equipment have made hospitals safer, but also more expensive to run. (
  • As in Britain, hospitals were integral to medical education. (
  • From the outside looking in, it would seem now would not be the best time for the University of Mississippi Medical Center - state's largest hospital operation - to be taking on $37.4 million in new debt carried by Grenada Lakes Medical Center. (
  • Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson talks with WSJ's Dennis Berman about medical sensors and the role of hospitals in the future. (
  • To compile the data, Public Citizen said it reviewed studies by the Office of Inspector General, work by the Citizen Advocacy Center, medical journal articles and recommendations from an October 1996 national meeting on hospital under-reporting. (
  • The process of hospital peer review has been called "one of the pillars of quality assurance in the United States" by the Journal of the American Medical Association, according to the Public Citizen report. (
  • But hospitals across the country have devised new ways to avoid reporting, according to a medical board member who requested anonymity in e-mails to Public Citizen earlier this year. (
  • To learn more about Nucleus Medical Media or to start using medical animations for your hospital marketing, contact Kim Carbonara at kcarbonara(at)nucleusinc(dot)com or call (800) 333-0753. (
  • But this attack tore through the protections afforded to hospitals in war zones, protections on which we rely and must constantly reinforce in order to establish and maintain lifesaving medical projects across front lines. (
  • The Detroit Medical Center once bragged that it was one of America's first hospitals to track medication with barcodes. (
  • Other hospitals with geriatric emergency departments include St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson, N.J. (
  • George H.W. Bush Bantering With Nurses, Missing Dim Sum in Intensive Care The former president spent a frustrating Christmas in the hospital. (
  • ZARROLI: The hospital used to offer signing bonuses to get nurses to work in its neonatal unit. (
  • Some of my nurses were great -- concerned about my comfort and stress -- but other hospital workers were indifferent. (
  • As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its ninth month, a new report by National Nurses United finds hospitals are still failing to provide adequate PPE and are unprepared as the surge is expected to get worse during the flu season. (
  • Inside two of the city's largest hospitals, nurses are prominent figures in the controversy over smoking bans, and nationally, they are being targeted to enroll in stop-smoking programs. (
  • Discussion and sharing of information about Australian Hospitals and Australian nurses. (
  • The bright pink CARE (Care and Respect for Elders in Emergencies program) volunteer sticker on the shoulder of Burgess' hospital gown indicates that she's gotten at least some of the attention she needs - which, in addition to having been seen by a doctor, means an extra pillow and blanket, a coloring book to pass the time and a purple stress ball to ease her tension. (
  • At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. (
  • Make sure you know the facts about patient safety, and use the Hospital Safety Grade to find the safest possible care in your area. (
  • The departments at Motherhood Hospitals consist of Department of Obstetrics, Department of Gynaecology, Department of Fertility, Department of Paediatrics, Department of Neonatal Care, Department of Foetal Medicine, Department of Radiology, Department of General Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Cosmetology and Department of Dietetics and Nutrition. (
  • He argues that hospitals become more profitable by delivering higher quality care. (
  • The hospitals on this list are at the forefront of adapting to these new challenges while providing top-notch patient care. (
  • Some children and young people have to spend relatively long periods in the hospital, so having access to play and teaching staff can also be an important part of their care. (
  • Leave feedback on the care or treatment you have received at our hospitals. (
  • For the first time since the early 1900s, more Americans are dying at home rather than in hospitals, a trend that reflects more hospice care and progress toward the kind of end that most people say they want. (
  • A federal judge granted 75 long-term care hospitals in 26 states summary judgment for $20.3 million against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, which created a "bureaucratic nightmare" by requiring paperwork without advance notice. (
  • Together with Capgemini, Akershus University Hospital (Ahus) is using IBM® Watson® Explorer to analyze thousands of radiology reports to confirm that teams are following best practices, helping maintain high care standards. (
  • The facilities cited by Newsweek as Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 are an elite group demonstrating excellence in maternity care. (
  • Howell, Joel D. Technology in the Hospital: Transforming Patient Care in the Early Twentieth Century . (
  • Rosenberg, Charles E. The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System . (
  • For millions of Americans living in vulnerable rural and urban communities, their hospital is often the only source of care. (
  • Hospitals are working not just to deliver quality care, but to improve the patient experience and population health, while reducing the per capita co. (
  • The 100 Top Hospitals program uses a balanced scorecard encompassing clinical, operational, financial and patient perception of care measures, to define and measure overall performance in health systems and hospitals. (
  • Millions of Americans turn to teaching hospitals for specialized surgeries, life-saving care, and complex treatments. (
  • Hospitals are actively involved in a wide variety of efforts to continuously improve care and talk publicly about the care we provide. (
  • For more than an hour early on Oct. 3, an American AC-130 gunship repeatedly strafed the main building of the hospital compound - which housed the intensive care unit, the emergency room and the operating theater - with great precision and tremendous firepower. (
  • Treatments and appointments at Health and Social Care (HSC) hospitals are free for all UK residents. (
  • You may be admitted to a hospital that is a centre for specialised care if you require complex treatment. (
  • If you are not satisfied with the level of care you receive in hospital, you should contact the hospital you are unhappy with to try to resolve the matter. (
  • This year we revised the methodology to incorporate new measures of patient-centered care and to enhance how we account for differences in hospitals' patient populations. (
  • This year, 165 hospitals were nationally ranked in at least one specialty (compared to 158 last year) and 569 hospitals were ranked among the best regional hospitals in a state or metro area based on their performance in delivering complex and common care. (
  • There's another school of thought, however, that says that hospitals that are well-run financially are often those that are producing the best clinical outcomes. (
  • Moody's now looks closely at hospital clinical quality measures when rating debt offerings. (
  • T he bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. (
  • Forbes' first-ever survey of America's most profitable hospitals reveals that some American hospitals make 25 cents or more for every $1 in patient revenue they take in. (
  • For an in-depth look at America's Most Profitable Hospitals, click here. (
  • Community hospitals are the cornerstone of health and healing in America's communities - large and small, urban and rural. (
  • You just viewed Jails: America's Mental Hospitals . (
  • The 2019-2020 rankings compared more than 4500 hospitals across 25 specialties, procedures, and conditions. (
  • In the 2019-2020 Best Hospitals: Specialty Rankings, as was the case for the prior 3 years, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center holds the number one spot in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is number one in cardiology and heart surgery, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is number one in orthopedics. (
  • Cite this: US News Releases Latest Top Hospitals List - Medscape - Jul 30, 2019. (
  • Obama's Proposed Deficit-Reduction Plan Could Take More Than $1 Billion a Year From New York's Teaching Hospitals And some of our biggest ones are already operating on the edge. (
  • For Ahus, one of Norway's premier teaching hospitals, this is a familiar challenge. (
  • The Section for Metropolitan Hospitals is a membership section comprised of metropolitan/urban, suburban, public, and teaching hospitals from across the country. (
  • The AHA's Section for Metropolitan Hospitals has over 1100 members from metropolitan/urban, suburban, public and teaching hospitals. (
  • There are over 1,000 teaching hospitals that directly employ 2.7 million people and are among the largest employers in their communities. (
  • Read on for more, including resources and news specific to teaching hospitals and their unique mission. (
  • The Mayo Clinic's two main hospitals in Rochester--Rochester Methodist Hospital (No. 3 on our list) and St. Mary's Hospital (No. 25)--are both enormously profitable. (
  • Many hospitals have Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts to share information with the public. (
  • It found that 24 hospitals in the country with over 200 beds make an operating margin of 25% or more. (
  • Hammersmith Hospital has 346 beds and is based in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. (
  • The key to reducing bacterial infections in hospitals and preventing almost 100,000 deaths each year may be to replace standard hospital beds with copper beds, according to new research released Friday. (
  • The two hospitals have a total of about 450 beds, far fewer than what was available during the 1991 war, when Landstuhl and big hospitals in nearby Frankfurt and Wiesbaden offered nearly 1,000 beds. (
  • Over the last year, Rubenstein said, the hospital has been gearing up for a war in the Persian Gulf, putting up temporary buildings and doubling the number of beds, to 322. (
  • The Transformation of the American Hospital," in Institutions of Confinement: Hospitals, Asylums, and Prisons in Western Europe and North America , edited by Norbert Finzsch and Robert Jutte (Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, 1996), pp.39-54. (
  • Now many hospital "systems" dominate their regional markets, often allowing them to dictate prices to insurers who pay the bill. (
  • Meanwhile, insurers are pushing hospitals to do a better job and the government's Medicare program has moved to stop paying bills for certain infections caught in the hospital. (
  • First, these hospitals charge private insurers a lot more than Medicare. (
  • We've become so accustomed to hating on insurers that we hardly notice that hospital consolidation is a much bigger villain. (
  • But when there are lots of insurers and only one or two local hospitals, it's the hospitals that have the upper hand. (
  • By the turn of the 20th century the role and public image of the hospital was changing. (
  • Laboratory and diagnostic facilities such as X-rays were not available in most New Zealand hospitals until well into the 20th century. (
  • While most of the multi specialty hospitals in Kerala and India are situated in urban setting, MGDM Hospital has a special stature owing to its modern multi specialty organization in a rural community setting. (
  • Our list of the Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 presents 231 entries in 36 states, categorized by region. (
  • ASTRAKHAN, Russia -- Two large maternity hospitals in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan will soon display Russian Orthodox icons of the Virgin Mary, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports. (
  • WITH hospital-acquired infections claiming more American lives each year than AIDS, breast cancer or automobile accidents, it seems the very facilities built to heal us have themselves become dangerous places. (
  • Now hospitals across the country, including many in California, are using this information to reduce infections from the ground up. (
  • We're seeing a culture change" in hospitals, said Jennie Mayfield, who tracks infections at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. (
  • According to a Pennsylvania study released last week, nearly 12,000 people contracted infections during hospital stays last year. (
  • Hospitals were still often unhygienic, which caused a high rate of post-operative infections. (
  • Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process. (
  • A recovery room overlooking the East River at the Hospital for Special Surgery. (
  • and thoracic-surgery chief Dr. Valerie Rusch, whose department performs the largest number of lung-cancer resections in the New York area, yet still ranks among the best for length of hospital stay and mortality. (
  • Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet designation, recognition for nursing excellence. (
  • Billroth Hospitals is a hospital chain based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. (
  • AllHipHop News] Hip-Hop star DMX was rushed to the hospital with food poisoning last night (January 25). (
  • For the fourth consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the number one spot in the annual honor roll of best hospitals published today by US News & World Report . (
  • The Center for Health Design, a research and advocacy organization based in Concord, Calif., is currently working with 50 hospitals to design safer facilities. (
  • Is the 100 Top Hospitals study relevant to your organization? (
  • When a complaint is filed against an accredited hospital, CMS may direct the ODH to conduct the complaint investigation survey or may refer the complaint to the accrediting organization. (
  • U.S. hospitals are wasting billions of dollars each year by having their staff use archaic communication technology like pagers. (
  • The Best Hospital rankings are updated every July and the hospitals are grouped into 16 individual specialty lists that range from cancer treatment to orthopedics. (
  • Sweet Charity: State Aid to Hospitals in Pennsylvania, 1870-1910. (
  • Blanco, who was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2012 BMI Pop Awards, digs hanging in the studio with stars like Nicky Minaj and Pitbull, but he likes it just as much when his famous friends accompany him to sing for children in hospitals as part of the Get Well Soon Tour , a charity he co-founded. (
  • CMS directs the standard survey of approximately 1 to 3% of Ohio's accredited hospitals each year to validate the continued meeting of Medicare standards through accreditation surveys. (
  • Hospital Accreditation organizations need to enforce nutritional assessment and therapy in all U.S. hospitals. (
  • Our list, done by the American Hospital Directory, is based on operating income figures that hospitals must report to the federal Medicare program each year. (
  • If nutritional assessment and corrective therapy were to be instituted upon hospital admission and reduced hospital length of stay by just 1 day, it is estimated in this report that practice would save $73 billion to Medicare Part A. That represents 24.5% of the $293 billion of Medicare funds spent on hospitalization (Part A). (
  • A problem with reports like these is that most of the time government seeks to only curb the growth of Medicare spending so as not to reduce employment or harm financial status of American hospital chains that dominate the in-patient landscape. (
  • Efforts to decrease hospital stays in order to produce more efficient use of Medicare funds has resulted in only a 0.3% (one-third of 1%) drop in hospital stay from 2003 to 2008 . (
  • West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer cash from any national opioid settlement to hospitals, rather than to local and state governments already sparring for control of the dollars. (
  • Five Mississippi hospitals recently received an "A" patient-safety rating in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog group. (
  • A Michigan hospital sued an elderly patient's two daughters and a granddaughter over a Facebook post and for picketing in front of the hospital they said mistreated the late Eleanor Pound. (
  • The changing cost of establishing hospitals reflects this transformation - Auckland's first public hospital (1847) cost less than £1,100 (about $100,000 in 2003 terms) to construct, compared to $447 million for the city's new hospital in 2003. (
  • Michael Claes developed a bad case of C-diff while he was a kidney patient last fall at New York City's Lenox Hill Hospital. (
  • NPR's Jim Zarroli visited Waterbury, Connecticut, where the city's biggest hospitals are going through a painful process of outsourcing and layoffs. (
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, holds the number three spot again this year, while the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio falls two spots from number two to number four on the list. (
  • Risse, Guenter B. Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals . (
  • While the vast majority of hospitals are acting in the appropriate way, that must be the case for all hospitals and the Human Tissue Authority has now been asked to ensure that it acts on this issue without delay. (
  • The mother-in-law of headline-hugging golfer Tiger Woods was admitted to a hospital in Florida after experiencing stomach pains. (