Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Programs and activities sponsored or administered by local, state, or national governments.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
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.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.
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.
Organized services for exchange of sterile needles and syringes used for injections as a potential means of reducing the transmission of infectious diseases.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
Educational institutions.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
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.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.
The educational process of instructing.
Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.
The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.
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).
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
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.
On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.
Services providing counseling and activities that help overweight individuals to attain a more healthy body weight.
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.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
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.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The 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.
Programs in which participation is required.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
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.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.
Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
Epidemiologic investigations designed to test a hypothesized cause-effect relation by modifying the supposed causal factor(s) in the study population.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.
Small computers using LSI (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the CPU (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimized for a particular application. "Microprocessor" may refer to just the CPU or the entire microcomputer.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.
A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
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 geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.
Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.
Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.
Disorders related to substance abuse.
Financial assistance to impoverished persons for the essentials of living through federal, state or local government programs.
Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.
The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.
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.
Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.
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.
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.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.
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.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Persons trained to assist professional health personnel in communicating with residents in the community concerning needs and availability of health services.
Programs in which participation is not required.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.
All organized methods of funding.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
Financing of medical care provided to public assistance recipients.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
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.
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.
A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.
Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
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.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.
Persons who donate their services.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
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 attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
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.
Decrease in existing BODY WEIGHT.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
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)
Educational programs for pharmacists who have a bachelor's degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree entering a specific field of pharmacy. They may lead to an advanced degree.
Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.
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 concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
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 status of health in rural populations.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
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Thompson, S. (1 December 2011). "The PBH Managed Care Experience: A Comparison to Non-managed Care Local Managed Entities" (PDF ... The Social Security Act has been amended many times since its adoption to assist states in managing their Medicaid programs to ... Starting in 2005, the state established one LME as a pilot Medicaid managed care vendor through the use of the Medicaid 1915 (b ... North Carolina was originally approved to use both the Section 1915 (b) Managed Care/Freedom of Choice Waiver and the Section ...
Goodman served as team captain on many of those programs. The regulation of medical care: Is the price too high? (Cato public ... The dominant view at the time was adherence to managed care, under which decisions are made by experts, typically following ... For example, employees could be given an account from which to manage all primary care. Diabetics and patients with other ... Today, 40 million American families are managing some of their own health care dollars through accounts that they own and ...
Don't cut in-home care; manage it privately". Sacramento Bee. Archived from the original on 25 August 2014. Retrieved 6 August ... In 1994, Nestande managed the successful congressional campaign of then-Palm Springs Mayor Sonny Bono. Nestande went to work in ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Kelman, Brett (2014-06-20). "Brian Nestande advocates technical education programs". ... He represented a variety of clients working on issues involving alternative energy, health care, telecommunications as well as ...
... was established to monitor how the State approaches and manages a new form of health care delivery system based on managed care ... The Council is tasked with coordinating existing programs and services for children from birth to 5 years of age in order to ... Lilly is also a member of the Medicaid Managed Care Oversight Task Force. The Task Force ...
"Managed care organizations (MCOs) are using varied strategies to manage utilization and costs. For example, 58% of 109 MCOs ... There is a voluntary program enrollment and registry intake with Patient Assistance Program management. ... a b c d e Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, (2006). Concept Series Paper on Specialty Pharmaceuticals. Academy of Managed Care ... "Managed Care Magazine. Retrieved 5 October 2015.. *^ "Melphalan granted FDA Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of ...
... managed care and community-based organizations, hospitals and consulting firms among others. Master of Public Health degrees ... Public health communications programs, vaccination programs and distribution of condoms are examples of common preventive ... The focus of a public health intervention is to prevent and manage diseases, injuries and other health conditions through ... The history of public health care clearly shows the global effort to improve health care for all.[citation needed] However, in ...
... instead of forcing them to use institutional or managed care.[147] In India, the government-sponsored program called "NIRAMAYA ... In some cases, people with CP recruit, hire, and manage a staff of personal care assistants (PCAs). PCAs facilitate the ... Self-care[edit]. For many children with CP, parents are heavily involved in self-care activities. Self-care activities, such as ... As the hands are used for many self-care tasks, sensory and motor impairments of the hands make daily self-care more difficult. ...
Managed Care Program; used to support TRICARE enrollees by enrolling them to Primary Care Managers), PAD (Patient ... DHIMS also manages the AHLTA-Theater program that provides EHR capabilities to deployed users with important store and forward ... AHLTA and a significant portion of CHCS are slated to be replaced by a VA/DoD interagency iEHR program. The iEHR will bring ... The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) is a medical informatics system designed by Science Applications International ...
Commercial insurers, managed care program providers, and Medicaid often have their own regulations regarding re-certification. ... who take a patient-directed approach to managing illness. Generally, treatment is not diagnostic or curative, although the ... The four primary levels of care provided by hospice are routine home care, continuous care, general inpatient, and respite care ... routine home care does not indicate a location of care, but a level (or intensity) of care provided. Routine care may be ...
3. Develop resources, implement and manage oral health programs for populations. 3. Evaluate systems of care that impact oral ... To allow a health problem to be properly managed, it is important that there is a set of rules or criteria to follow which ... 1. Plan oral health programs for populations. 1. Manage oral health programs for population health ... "Public Health Dental Program". Florida Department of Health. 2017.. *^ a b c d e f g Daly B, Batchelor P, Treasure E, Watt R ( ...
"The American Journal of Managed Care. 18 (1): e23-30. PMID 22435787. Retrieved 10 April 2018.. ... Moreover, the program prepares family physicians by giving them a set of skills required for caring for their complicated ... In addition to patient care duties, hospitalists are often involved in developing and managing aspects of hospital operations ... Most primary care physicians are experiencing a shrinking role in hospital care. Many primary care physicians find they can ...
The company's subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to prescription drugs, and offer managed health care ... Managed Health Network, Inc. is a subsidiary that offers Employee assistance program (EAPs), behavioral health solutions, ... which manages the company's IT infrastructure, informed Health Net it was unable to locate the missing server drives.[35] ... Quality of careEdit. In California's Health Care Quality Report Card 2011 Edition by California's Office of the Patient ...
Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, the goal of health care programs has been to provide care to every member ... In some cases such as the UK, government involvement also includes directly managing the health care system, but many countries ... All CCSS funds are merged into a single pool, which is managed by the central financial administration of CCSS. In 1973, the ... Main article: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. See also: Health care reform in the United States and Health care in ...
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Collection care and management[edit]. Field Museum collections are professionally managed[59] by collection managers and ... Norton, RE (1996). A case history of managing outbreaks of Webbing Clothes Moth (Tineola bisselliella). Paris:ICOM-CC: ... The Harris Loan Program, for example, begun in 1912, reaches out to children in Chicago area schools, offering artifacts, ... Professionally managed and maintained specimen and artifact collections, such as those at the Field Museum of Natural History, ...
Nutritionals and Sun Care.[143] Bayer Consumer Care manages Bayer's OTC medicines portfolio. Key products include analgesics ... Bayer Diabetes Care managed Bayer's medical devices portfolio. Key products included the blood glucose monitors Contour Next EZ ... One example in the area of non-clinical safety assessment is the InnoMed PredTox program.[147][148] Another is the Innovative ... Bayer Consumer Care, Bayer Animal Health and Bayer Medical Care.[134] As part of the corporate restructuring, Animal Health was ...
The 65,000-square-foot (6,000 m2) Gold LEED certified Rhodes Arts Center (at right) is the home of all of the arts programs at ... The property includes woodlands, trails and a reservoir which will be managed by the DCR to ensure public access for recreation ... and caring for animals and performing other chores on NMH's working farm, such as making maple syrup and apple cider. ... managing sports teams and performing arts groups; tutoring peers in various disciplines; leading campus tours for visitors; ...
Collection care and managementEdit. Field Museum collections are professionally managed[62] by collection managers and ... Norton, RE (1996). A case history of managing outbreaks of Webbing Clothes Moth (Tineola bisselliella). Paris:ICOM-CC: ... They work in close collaboration with public programming exhibitions and education initiatives.[13][18][19][20] ... The Harris Loan Program, for example, begun in 1912, reaches out to children in Chicago area schools, offering artifacts, ...
In palliative care. Complementary therapies are often used in palliative care or by practitioners attempting to manage chronic ... 1997). "Current trends in the integration and reimbursement of complementary and alternative medicine by managed care, ... "Medical Student Education Program: Curriculum Overview". Yale University website. Yale School of Medicine. Archived from the ... "From its early experiences of care for the dying, palliative care took for granted the necessity of placing patient values and ...
"Managed Care.. *^ Laokri S, Weil O, Drabo KM, Dembelé SM, Kafando B, Dujardin B (April 2013). "Removal of user fees no ... Surgeons must also manage pre-operative, post-operative, and potential surgical candidates on the hospital wards. Surgery has ... and online programs. A database of objectives covering medical knowledge, as suggested by national societies across the United ... Some primary care providers may also take care of hospitalized patients and deliver babies in a secondary care setting. ...
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... they also suggest a conversion program for people with other health care education and limited training programs for regions ... or co-manage with another health care provider.[53] Common patient management involves spinal manipulation (SM) and other ... managed care restricted payment, and competition grew from massage therapists and other health professions.[20] The profession ... PCP: primary care providers. *^ a b Mootz RD, Shekelle PG (1997). "Content of practice". In Cherkin DC, Mootz RD. Chiropractic ...
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The wealth and properties of Bhumibol and the royal family are managed by the Privy Purse. The CPB manages the assets of the ... Care about the King. Vote in the referendum" throughout northeast Thailand, where opposition to the junta was greatest.[90] ... His father was enrolled in the public health program at Harvard University, which is why Bhumibol was the only monarch to be ... "Thailand's Royal Wealth: How Thailand's Royals Manage to Own All the Good Stuff". Asia Sentinel. 1 March 2007. Archived from ...
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Evelyn helped to manage the property at Dry Gulch. Ken Hayden (friend): "Our Dad, Charles Hayden helped move Frank to his ... The horse got bit on the face, so that ended the rattle snake program." Tom Benz: "Frank would say you can go through my ranch ... Frank also had some sort of mining claim up in Horse Meadow." Evelyn Dorothy Nielsen managed a group of cabins at Roads End on ... Tom Benz (Benco Mine) said: "The care takers of the Kelly Ranch was Coronal Shaffer and his sister. My dad knew him from church ...
"How do health care providers manage stillbirth?". NICHD. 23 September 2014. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. ... Placental expulsion can be managed actively or it can be managed expectantly, allowing the placenta to be expelled without ... To support the upgrading of midwifery skills the WHO established a midwife training program, Action for Safe Motherhood. The ... "Intrapartum care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth". National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ...
... members and the public by managing key oral health issues on their behalf and by coordinating dental health awareness programs ... its leadership role to communicate to the public and the government the profession's concerns regarding managed dental care. ...
It is managed by life prolonging drugs known as Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). TB was discovered by Robert Koch in 1882. It is ... At the same time, these diseases act as a barrier for economic growth to affected people and families caring for them which in ... The amount of income affects the amount of extra money a family has to spend on additional educational programs; including ... Some examples of benefits from exercise include; managing weight better, decreasing risk for heart disease and heart attacks, ...
Insurers that contract with the state to manage the care of low-income Medicaid patients are expected to save money, in part by ... inspector general found that the plans pay higher fees to many hospitals and doctors than the traditional Medicaid program pays ... Insurers that contract with the state to manage the care of low-income Medicaid patients are expected to save money, in part by ... Medicaid managed care program doesnt reduce fees, report says. By Chelsea Conaboy Globe Staff August 03, 2012. ...
"None of our programs feature our products.". After six months, classroom participants reported that they were able to manage ... To embark on such a program, a managed care organization has four options:. *Employ a program sponsored by a drug company, ... About a dozen managed care companies are using an asthma management program developed by Glaxo Wellcome in Research Triangle ... the vast majority of cases are managed by primary care physicians. The steps of care themselves are not revolutionary (most ...
"MEDICAID PROGRAM; MEDICAID MANAGED CARE:. NEW PROVISIONS". (RIN: 0938-AK96). (i) Cost-benefit analysis. According to CMS, the ... Health Care. Mr. Scanlon can be reached at (202) 512-7114.. signed. Kathleen E. Wannisky. Managing Associate General Counsel. ... Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicaid Program; Medical Managed Care: ... Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicaid Program; Medicaid Managed Care: ...
How do Medicaid managed care program managers use enrollment and disenrollment information to manage their programs? What does ... managed care organization oversight and purchasing reforms, and integrated managed care products for seniors and people with ... Enrollment and Disenrollment in Medicaid Managed Care Program Management December 1, 1996. /in Uncategorized Reports Health ... Tom Curtis serves as the manager of Quality Improvement and Program Development for Medicaid managed care at the Michigan ...
Managed,Medicaid,Assist,Program,to,Enhance,Care,Delivered,to,Carolina,Crescent,Health,Plan,Members,medicine,medical news today, ... Through ACMs comprehensive Managed Medicaid Assist(SM) program thec... ACM has a long-established presence in the South ... A healthcare benefits management company, ACM delivers next generation decision support tools to manage authorizations, claims ... Boosts in Managed Care Enrollment Seen Across The Board. 10. Local Joliet Physician Group Selects AT&T for Managed Online Data ...
His team provides support to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (state Medicaid agency) in managing the pharmacy benefits for ... in their risk-based Medicaid managed care programs.. The six Medicaid managed care programs studied for this report - ... managed care organization oversight and purchasing reforms, and integrated managed care products for seniors and people with ... Emerging Practices and Policy in Medicaid Managed Care for People with HIV/AIDS: Case Studies of Six Programs August 1, 1998. / ...
... teams are seeing how self-care can improve health care access and ... In our programs around the world, Doctors Without Borders/ ... Self-managed safe abortion care. Of all the sexual and reproductive health services, safe abortion care is the most restricted ... As part of a patient-centered approach to health care, MSF is building the capacity for self-care into our programs. As ... Community and self-care for sex workers in Malawi. Self-care was central to a peer-led model of care at MSFs HIV, TB, and ...
Managed Care Programs. Managed care programs expect the primary caregiver to be the "gatekeeper" who determines the need for ... we also investigated how senior residents and practicing pediatricians actually manage the physical care of their CWSN patients ... These sources include managed care programs, nonphysician health care providers, home health care agencies, and DME vendors, ... Issue Brief Four: Care Coordination. Managed Care and Children With Special Health Care Needs. Elk Grove Village, IL: AAP; 1997 ...
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Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in- ... The government programs, such as the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement, Medicare Shared Savings Program, and Oncology Care ... A Discussion on Managing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes. 8/6/2019 ... This Week in Managed Care-The Top Managed Care News From the ... Managed Care Cast. Health & Wellness Podcasts ,. Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care ...
Although CRC screening was not yet included in the quality of care evaluation program for managed care health plans, i.e., ... This research program contrasts with the evaluation of centralized CRC screening efforts used by some managed care health plans ... Manage., 51: 48, 50, 52 1997.. OpenUrl. *↵ Robinson J. C., Casalino L. P. Vertical integration and organizational networks in ... and patient satisfaction in managed-care medical organizations. Med. Care, 33: 272-279, 1995. ...
Inventory of Consumer-Directed Support Programs Pamela DotyU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the ... Currently, there is very little overlap between "consumer-direction" and "managed care" provided by managed care organizations. ... workers become legal employees of the ISO with the program participant and/or his/her representative acting as the managing ... Many of the programs that use a Fiscal Conduit ISO are designed to offset care-related expenses incurred by family caregivers. ...
"Comparing quality of care in the Medicare program". The American Journal of Managed Care. 16 (11): 841-848. ISSN 1936-2692. ... review is the use of managed care techniques such as prior authorization that allow payers to manage the cost of health care ... Critics of managed care argue that "for-profit" managed care has been an unsuccessful health policy, as it has contributed to ... "A History of Managed Health Care and Health Insurance in the United States" (PDF). Essentials of managed health care. ...
CONCLUSIONS The system developed and implemented for managing diabetes improved both outcome and process measures. The ... The impact of this program was studied and compared to the care provided to patients in another managed care setting. ... Application of a Diabetes Managed Care Program: The feasibility of using nurses and a computer system to provide effective care ... Application of a Diabetes Managed Care Program: The feasibility of using nurses and a computer system to provide effective care ...
ACOs and the Need for Specialized Kidney Care Programs ... Had these ACOs managed their ESRD patients more effectively, ... Managing the ESRD Population: ACOs and the Need for Specialized Kidney Care Programs. ... Without specialized kidney care programs that focus on ESRD management, caring for this high-cost patient population will ... Partnering to Manage the ESRD Population. Given the level of complexity in ESRD, impacting quality and cost of care requires a ...
Bailing Out of Medicaid Managed Care Programs. For politicians, it was to be an antidote to the feverish rise in Medicaid costs ... Managing capitation risk [chart]. Headlines At Deadline…. Washington Initiatives. Medicare Commission Begins Work - Could ... On The Record: Congress Debates Managed Care Reform. Congress is weighing more than 50 managed care reform bills that could ... The AMAs model managed care contract suggests ways for dealing with doctors concerns in the areas of autonomy, counseling and ...
Yet, the integration of health information technology (HIT) continues to be an area of deliberation for many managed care ... With new models of care delivery, reformation of outdated fee-for-service payment systems, and collaboration of groundbreaking ... efficiently managing care through HIT is a must. ... Although there are programs designed to encourage providers ... All JournalsThe American Journal of Managed CareThe American Journal of Accountable CareEvidence-Based OncologyEvidence-Based ...
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Insurers are seizing on growth opportunities in Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage to boost their bottom lines. ... Insurers are seizing on growth opportunities in Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage to boost their bottom lines. ... In 2003, the state health authority decided it could manage the program by itself for a lower cost, ended its contracts with ... "Commercial managed care really just injects a middleman into the Medicaid program, and its going to ultimately cost the state ...
Regulation and Health Care from the industry experts ... COBRA is a program enabling laid-off workers to retain their ... Managing Domestic and Foreign FDA Inspections and the COVID-19 Impact: 2-Day In-Person Seminar.... ... The S&P Managed Health Care sub-industry index rose 10.6% year to date to March 19, following 28.0% growth in 2009, while the S ... We view the health reform package as positive for managed care organizations (MCOs), on balance.. The MCOs will face fees ...
Activities to Promote Quality In Floridas Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care Program. Dec 6, 2013 ... Knowledge Centers are a custom service of IssueLab providing organizations with a simple way to manage and share knowledge on ... Launch of Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care In Florida Yields Many Lessons for Consideration. Dec 5, 2013 ... Medicaid Managed Care in Florida: Federal Waiver Approval and Implementation. Oct 7, 2013 ...
"Many PPOs are managed care lite. They get notified youre in a hospital, but they dont do much to manage that stay and they ... a health care market-research consultant. Shapiro, who also hosts the program MediPolitics on the Talk America Radio Network, ... They direct their own care.". Its in the mind-set, says Kassan. "The managed care population feels its entitled. The PPO ... But the backlash HMOs now face because of care restrictions "has diminished comfort in the notion of managed care as a plan ...
More than one in five residents in the state depend upon the health care program for the poor. Private companies will begin ... Kentuckys only managed-care company, will control the Medicaid plans.. Elderly Dallas Woman Dies From Heat After Air ... managing care for most recipients of Medicaid by October 1. Four private for-profit companies, including Passport, ... Kentucky to privatize management of Medicaid program By Ryan Rahilly 05 Aug 2011 Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) is ...
By Ally Stoeger, ODManaged care programs are becoming more complex. Maybe its time for the vision benefits industry to create ... Review of Optometric Business is a weekly online publication designed to provide the optometrist with a tool set to manage and ... Managed Care Medical Model Myopia Management Optometric Finance Portal Practice Management Practice Metrics Practice ... Pricing Frames Profitably in a Managed Care Environment. By Jay Binkowitz Have you adopted a business philosophy that supports ...
BMA also manages the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living and memory care community in Rockford, Illinois. ... The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois. ... Communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Batavia, Belvidere, Bolingbrook ... To RSVP or for more information about the program or Heritage Woods of Huntley, call Swanson at 847-669-5185. ...
... which provides the programs mail-order pharmacy services, and PCS, which manages retail services, saved it about $505 million ... A carve-out is not part of the employers general medical care contract with a managed care company. Instead, the employer ... Dana Albert of Albert Health Care Strategies in Needham, Mass., talked to 11 managed care organizations while preparing a ... What if managed care had never been invented. April 17, 2021. by Paul Lendner ...
The director of clinical informatics for a national managed care consortium. They are among the 21 new Executive Nurse Fellows ... The highly competitive program is designed to expand nurse leadership and position nurses to lead change in the United States ... or by clicking on the Manage your Subscriptions link to unsubscribe in the footer of any email we send you. ... health care system. The new Fellows join more than 200 nurse leaders who have participated in the program since it began in ...
This blog post analyzes key action steps for states seeking to promote and incentivize team-based care through their managed ... State Medicaid agencies seeking to encourage team-based care in a managed care program must determine the role that managed ... And a recent Health Affairs article found that care teams outperformed solo providers at managing care for patients with ... Action Plan for Supporting Team-Based Care through Managed Care. 1. Establish the Roles of Primary Care Providers and Managed ...
Medicaid Managed Care are Linking Bonus Programs Tied to PerformanceLisa Remington2021-06-17T09:52:39-04:00 *. ... physician-led model working collaboratively with a payer to manage complex care. ... Aetnas Compassionate Care Program for Advanced Illness. SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Aetnas Compassionate Care Program is designed to ... Medicaid Managed Care are Linking Bonus Programs Tied to Performance. November-December 2020 Issue. SUBSCRIBER CONTENT States ...
As States increasingly use managed care to deliver Medicaid services, CMS should require that State contracts with managed care ... excluding individuals and entities from Federal health care programs to protect the programs and beneficiaries. ... managing the Departments expanding use of data analysis; *collecting and maintaining complete and accurate data, particularly ... Medicaid Managed Care: Fraud and Abuse Concerns Remain Despite Safeguards (OEI-01-09-00550). ...
The plan may offer close coordination of care to help you manage your disease better. And that could be a factor in its favor ... Are you likely to need surgery or costly procedures? Or is your disease well managed? You may need little more than ... Finally, Terry says, see whether the plan offers a disease-management program for your chronic condition. ... A good place to start is with your health care providers. Before you sign up for a health plan, talk to your health care ...
2) a Medicaid managed care program operated under Chapter 533, Government Code, or a Medicaid program operated under ... manages or administers health care services benefits make the form available in paper form and electronically on the website of ... agent of the health benefit plan issuer that manages or administers health care services benefits shall accept prior ... health care services made before September 1, 2015, under a health benefit plan delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed ...
State Medicaid programs must increase primary care physician payment rates in 2013 and 2014 to at least 100 percent of Medicare ... Strategic Approach to Qualified Health Plans in Health Insurance Exchanges: Selecting and Managing QHPs. Kip Piper - March 25, ... Responsible for a quarter of state budgets, the highly complex program is poised to grow dramatically under the Affordable Care ... Health information technology, care coordination, and cost containment have increasingly become entwined in health care policy ...
The PPPs goal is to offer a State Plan Medicaid PCA service option that you direct and in which you manage a monthly budget ... offers an alternative way for NJ FamilyCare A members who qualify for the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services benefit to ... remain in their home and active in their community, and does not require the use of a home health care agency. ... Please retain this form in the Member?s care record. - For Managed Care Use Only - Number of Hours Assessed: IND: GRP: MCO ...
Read Caravan Health Value-Based Care Managed Services All comment reviews by Health IT professionals and choose the best ... We use a third party program (Zendesk Chat) to provide service to you. To continue, it will require approval of third party ... Initially, the vendor was helping us manage our ACO, but in the last few years, we have learned a... ... By submitting your account request, you are engaged in patient care as either an employee (or contractor) of your provider ...
Principles and practices of managed health care, and health care systems.,/p, ,p class=p1,• Effective methods and ... Must schedule monthly unit meetings to go over any changes to programs or training issues; schedule monthly one-on-one meetings ... as well as managing and keeping track of multiple tasks.,/p, ,p class=p1,• Remain objective when dealing with emotional ... Principles and practices of managed care.,/p, ,p class=p1,• Department reports, their purpose and how to interpret them ...
... live in primary care shortage areas, where the supply of primary care physicians is not sufficient to meet the needs of the ... This brief focuses on the opportunity to more fully tap the potential of nurse practitioners to increase access to primary care ... Particularly as the demand for primary care increases due to population growth, aging, and expanded insurance coverage, ... strategies to mitigate already sharp strains on primary care capacity are needed. ...
AAP urges the use of the key principles outlined in this policy statement in designing and implementing managed care programs. ... Managed care plan can minimize patient under- and overutilization of services, as well as enhance quality of care. The ... Guiding Principles for Managed Care Arrangements for the Health Care of Newborns, Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Young ... The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) recognized the importance of preventive care for children without cost- ...
... is executive vice president and chief program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies. ... McGinnis managed the provider performance measurement, improvement, and transparency program as a senior program manager at ... McGinnis works closely with program staff, funders, and a wide range of Medicaid stakeholders to manage a large portfolio of ... Tricia McGinnis, MPP, MPH, is executive vice president and chief program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS ...
TennCare is a statewide, mandatory managed care program serving Tennessees entire Medicaid population. Behavioral health ... Medicaid MBHO manages PSH program services and links beneficiaries to other Medicaid services.. Medicaid MBHO offers CSPECH.. ... Managed care via 1915(b) waiver; intensive services via 1915(i) State Plan Amendment.. Managed care via 1115 demonstration ... States and Managed Care Entities have Created Reimbursement Mechanisms that Facilitate Care Coordination. "Getting someone into ...
The raises for providers in managed care programs will be similarly structured to the proposals in fee-for-service. ... chief deputy director of health care programs at the California Department of Health Care Services. ... In managed care, theres a middleman.. While we dont know precisely what the vast majority of Medi-Cal providers are being ... Nearly 80 percent of Medi-Cal enrollees say the program provides access to most of the medical care they need. Interestingly, ...
Healthcare Financial Management Association holds program on cash flow solutions for managed care: identify, quantify and ... Support Center for Nonprofit Management holds workshop on developing and managing volunteer programs. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 305 ... SkillPath Seminars holds program on sales management fundamentals for the new sales manager. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Warwick Hotel, 65 W ... The City Club of New York holds program on the use of the Internet to provide information and access to the political races New ...
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority needs a way to manage the rising costs of the program." ... "This is not the managed care model of the 1990s and early 2000s. It is a modern health care system, managed by health care ... Managed care will provide clearer budget projections for the Legislature, as well. Managed care organizations will be ... a recent Government Accountability Office report has been used to further a narrative that managed care and managed care ...
  • Medicaid Managed Care: New Provisions (RIN: 0938-AK96). (
  • How do Medicaid managed care program managers use enrollment and disenrollment information to manage their programs? (
  • Carolina Crescent Health Plan, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Medicaid Managed Care Organization headquartered in Columbia, SC. (
  • By June 1996, in an effort to meet those challenges, 35 states (including the District of Columbia) reported enrolling at least some people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHIV) in their risk-based Medicaid managed care programs. (
  • The six Medicaid managed care programs studied for this report - Massachusettes, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, San Francisco (California) and Orange County (California) - cope with overseeing changes in HIV/AIDS treatment in different ways. (
  • Lovelace determines hospital and ER admission rates, and although it does not have urgent care centers, it tries to track acute care visits to a doctor that require a nebulizer. (
  • In June 2001, the Home and Community-Based Resource Network at Boston College, with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) contracted with EP&P Consulting to develop a descriptive inventory of publicly-funded programs offering home and community-based personal assistance services through consumer-directed service delivery models. (
  • They also work in general care hospitals, medical offices, community health centers, and in patients' homes. (
  • In 1993, Lovelace Healthcare Innovations, which is owned by the Lovelace Clinic Foundation in Albuquerque, N.M., joined Greenstone Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Pharmacia and Upjohn, to create what is now one of the most established asthma management programs in the country. (
  • For the past several years, Tim has serves as the project manager for Montana Program for Automating and Transforming Healthcare (MPATH) initiative. (
  • Tim led the development of Montana s modularity replacement strategy that resulted in the Modularity Blueprint for the replacement of the remaining legacy components supporting the Montana Healthcare Programs. (
  • A healthcare benefits management company, ACM delivers next generation decision support tools to manage authorizations, claims processing technology for pricing precision, nationally-recognized patient care programs, and first-class provider network services. (
  • Managing your healthcare is easier than ever before with Zocdoc. (
  • on the other hand, while comprehensive care includes primary care, my textbook for trends in healthcare says the major features of managed care primarily focus on cost containment and management of resource consumption. (
  • The South University School of Pharmacy Drug Information Residency program offers a unique 12-month academic-based drug information center practice with longitudinal activities at St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital and Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia and NorthStar Healthcare Consulting, LLC in Alpharetta, Georgia. (
  • SKOKIE, Ill. - May 26, 2009 - NanoGuardian™, a division of NanoInk® that focuses on delivering brand protection solutions to fight illegal diversion and counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products, announced a partnership with SDI, a leader in innovative analytics for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, to deliver its Closed-Loop Protection™ market monitoring program. (
  • Insurers that contract with the state to manage the care of low-income Medicaid patients are expected to save money, in part by negotiating lower prices with health providers. (
  • Meanwhile, insurers responded to public demands and political pressure by beginning to offer other plan options with more comprehensive care networks-according to one analysis, between the years 1970 and 2005, the share of personal health expenditures paid directly out-of-pocket by U.S. consumers fell from about 40 percent to 15 percent. (
  • The profit margins and management of Community Health Group raise questions about oversight of managed care insurers. (
  • Self-care was central to a peer-led model of care at MSF's HIV, TB, and sexual and reproductive health project for female and transgender sex workers in Malawi which ran from 2014 to 2020. (
  • It needs to be part of the continuum of care that includes the formal health system and community-based models of care. (
  • SDI is the leading provider of de-identified patient-level data analytics and offers a broad array of solutions and insights across the continuum of care. (
  • This agreement and others we've added at TexSAn and other MedCath hospitals over the past several months continue to underscore the desire of local plans to enhance access to high-quality and convenient cardiovascular and acute care services for which MedCath hospitals and its partnerships are known. (
  • TexSAn Heart Hospital is a licensed acute care facility with a primary focus on providing leading cardiovascular care to the Southwest Texas region. (
  • expanding eligibility for long-term care services to include hospital level of care for certain individuals diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, etc. (
  • Finally, the rule eliminates certain requirements viewed by state agencies as impediments to the growth of managed care programs, such as the enrollment composition requirement, the right to disenroll without cause at any time, and the prohibition against enrollee cost-sharing. (
  • These programs treat PLWHIV the same as other populations in certian areas, including: marketing/enrollment, consumer involvement, and capitated benefits. (
  • Physicians who care for children with special (health care) needs (CWSN) often must prescribe therapies and/or specialized, durable medical equipment (DME). (
  • As part of an ongoing investigation of physician preparedness for and practice in prescribing therapies, DME, or procedures for CWSN, we mailed surveys to practicing pediatricians in each of 2 states-Ohio and Mississippi-and to a senior resident at all identified pediatric residency-training programs. (
  • Our findings indicate that many practicing pediatricians and those in training may be unwilling to assume sole responsibility in prescribing and managing therapies and DME for CWSN. (
  • 13-17 Given this burden of responsibility, understanding the extent to which pediatricians currently rely on resources such as specialists, other nonphysician professional health care providers, and vendors in prescribing therapies and DME is an important topic of research. (
  • On the basis of an ongoing survey undertaken to document physician preparedness for prescribing therapies and DME to CWSN, we previously reported a significant paucity of training in physical rehabilitation provided to pediatric residents and practicing pediatricians regarding rehabilitative care. (
  • Last chance therapies and managed care. (
  • Different models for managing "last chance" therapies evolving in some health plans offer promising examples of how issues of fairness and legitimacy in decision-making can be addressed. (
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), self-care is "the ability of individuals, families, and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a health care provider. (
  • To be really efficient and effective, the organization can manage its way of doing things by systemizing it. (
  • The growth of managed care in the U.S. was spurred by the enactment of the Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973. (
  • In 1973, Congress passed the Health Maintenance Organization Act, which encouraged rapid growth of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), the first form of managed care. (
  • An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. (
  • To ensure the success of Closed-Loop Protection, it was vital to partner with an organization such as SDI, that has the regulatory experience in conducting proactive market monitoring services and that can manage networks of pharmacies and physicians," said Dean Hart, executive vice president, NanoGuardian. (
  • But a new report by the state inspector general found that the plans pay higher fees to many hospitals and doctors than the traditional Medicaid program pays for the same services. (
  • Mark Greenberg is a Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. His work focuses on immigration issues affecting children and families and implications of immigration enforcement and policy for health and human services programs and agencies. (
  • ACM has a long-established presence in the South Carolina market, already working with many of the state's leading providers of outpatient-based care and services, credentialed through our GoldNet network," said David J. McLean, ACM's Chief Executive Officer. (
  • This new agreement with Carolina Crescent Health Plan allows us to bring our experience and the services of quality providers to all Managed Medicaid enrollees. (
  • Physicians who provide care for children with special (health care) needs (CWSN) often are called on to prescribe special services, such as physical or speech therapy, and/or durable medical equipment (DME), such as braces or wheelchairs. (
  • 3 , 6-12 However, government regulations dictate that physicians ultimately shoulder the responsibility for providing cost-effective, quality care for their patients, including prescriptions for special equipment or services. (
  • Finally, given the evidence of increased use of other cancer-preventive services in the managed care setting (12 , 13 , 14) , we hypothesized that providers in these settings might be more receptive to an intervention to increase CRC screening. (
  • The University of California Los Angeles-Blue Cross Colorectal Cancer Screening Study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a facilitated QI program, using the organizational structure of the PO to intervene on the practice environment of POs that contracted with the health plan to provide primary care services. (
  • This report was prepared under contract #HCFA-99-039/FB between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) and and the MEDSTAT Group. (
  • One hundred thirty-nine (139) programs offering consumer-directed home and community-based (HCB) support services were identified nationwide. (
  • Every state, except Tennessee and the District of Columbia, offers at least one consumer-directed HCB support services program. (
  • Sixty-five percent (65%)of the consumer-directed HCB support services programs examined have been implemented since 1990 (17% within the past two years). (
  • Eighty-eight percent (88%) of the consumer-directed HCB support services programs are permanent whereas 12% are experimental (some operate under Medicaid "1115" research and demonstration authority, while others are state-funded pilot projects). (
  • An estimated 486,000 individuals receive services through consumer-directed HCB supportive services programs. (
  • A majority (58%) of consumer-directed HCB support services programs examined serve 1,000 or fewer participants. (
  • However, California's In-Home Supportive Services Program (which the inventory counts as two separate programs, one Medicaid-funded and one state-funded) accounts for slightly over half of all of the estimated participants in consumer-directed programs nationwide. (
  • well, managed care exercises control over primary health care services, but the defined population part of #1 has me a bit stumped. (
  • The backlash featured vocal critics, including disgruntled patients and consumer-advocacy groups, who argued that managed care plans were controlling costs by denying medically necessary services to patients, even in life-threatening situations, or by providing low-quality care. (
  • Managed care emphasizes controlling utilization through gatekeeper physicians, pre-certification of services, strong case management and coordination of medical treatment, and return-to-work policies. (
  • Managed care provides aggressive case management to coordinate the delivery of health services and return-to-work policies to promote an appropriate, prompt return to work and facilitate communication among the employee, employer and health care providers. (
  • Increased monitoring of medical costs and greater recognition of limited public resources are raising difficult questions about supporting care for children and youth who require long-term health and education services. (
  • Many families and health care professionals are concerned, for example, that managed care programs 1 in both the public and private sectors will decrease access to certain subspecialty and supportive services and undermine recent efforts to develop community-based systems of care for these children and their families. (
  • However, growth in private sector-and Medicaid-financed managed care programs may have negative consequences for the delivery of services to this group of children. (
  • In response to interest in identifying strategies with potential for enhancing the provision of quality services by managed care programs for children and youth who have special health care needs, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened an invitational workshop on December 12, 1994. (
  • We are pleased to reach an agreement that will provide so many people in the San Antonio area access to TexSAn Heart Hospital's high-quality services and expertise in cardiovascular care," said Ed French, MedCath's President and Chief Executive Officer. (
  • In addition, MedCath and its subsidiary MedCath Partners manage the cardiovascular program at various hospitals and provide services in diagnostic and therapeutic facilities in various states. (
  • Your pharmacy benefits from our results-driven programs, services and partnerships, so you can grow your business. (
  • In Shiselweni district in Eswatini we've been offering oral HIV self-testing through our HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment program since May 2017. (
  • Most HMOs now have programs to manage and track their asthmatic patients. (
  • Recognizing that managing each component of care separately is not cost-effective over the long haul and results in neither good control nor patient comfort, a majority of HMOs have developed or are considering disease management programs for asthma. (
  • Decision Resources recently completed a study of disease management programs at 282 HMOs and found that HMOs developed more programs for asthma in 1997 than for any other condition, including AIDS and heart disease. (
  • 1-12 Collaborations between physicians and specialists, therapists, and vendors of specialty products contribute to the quality of care that these patients receive and provide physicians with valuable input and guidance to help them make prescription decisions. (
  • How Are Oncology Practices Communicating Value-Based Care to Employers and Patients? (
  • In this paper we describe the challenges associated with recruitment and retention of provider organizations (POs) for a group randomized, controlled effectiveness trial to increase CRC screening, among patients in a managed care health insurance plan. (
  • In a 2004 poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a majority of those polled said they believed that managed care decreased the time doctors spend with patients, made it harder for people who are sick to see specialists, and had failed to produce significant health care savings. (
  • These professionals assess patients, monitor vital signs, and assist with personal care and procedures such as catheterization and wound care. (
  • From alternate-site and extended-care pharmacies to national chains and independents, we're here to help you offer your patients the excellent care they deserve. (
  • As states plan and implement health care reform and the private sector pursues major restructuring in health care delivery, new issues of concern are emerging regarding whether this population of children will be given opportunities to reach their full potential as adults. (
  • Your classes in this concentration focus on teaching you how to assess, plan, communicate, implement, manage and evaluate public health promotion problems. (
  • Although Lovelace created a small freestanding pediatric asthma clinic, the vast majority of cases are managed by primary care physicians. (
  • Furthermore, in California, the network model of managed care, in which physicians join POs to facilitate contracting with health insurance plans (6 , 8 , 9 , 10) , was dominant. (
  • Managed care affords insuring interests a strong voice in selecting network providers and results in the exclusion of some physicians from the workers compensation process whose practice patterns have proven to be outside of the norm as to utilization or outcomes. (
  • In addition, the National Committee for Quality Assurance requires managed care companies to have a year of outcomes data to be certified. (
  • Inequities in oral health and health outcomes are driven by upstream factors, including diet, education, transportation, and access to care. (
  • This is especially appropriate in regard to the current emphasis on physician involvement in early intervention programs and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) promotion of the medical home. (
  • Sign up for Insight Alerts highlighting editor-chosen studies with the greatest impact on clinical care. (
  • Designed to prepare you for graduate or professional school, this concentration focuses on the classes and experience you'll need to gain acceptance into various graduate and clinical programs including medical, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dental and other clinical professional schools. (
  • ATLANTA--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Dialog Medical, the leading provider of informed consent and patient education systems for physician practices and hospitals, today announced that it has become the newest Affinity Program Partner of the American Urological Association (AUA). (
  • Extended-care or long-term nursing facilities (such as skilled rehabilitation hospitals and nursing homes) are the most common employment settings for LPNs. (
  • We deliver drugs to every setting of care, from national and retail chain pharmacies to independent pharmacies, hospitals, health systems and clinics. (
  • This is extremely important, as self-care cannot be a substitute for physical and mental health care from a trained provider. (
  • Marie Zimmerman oversee and lead the major functions Minnesota s Medicaid program, Medical Assistance, and its Basic Health Plan, MinnesotaCare, the program which provide health coverage to 1.2 million Minnesotans. (
  • The Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA) requires heads of Federal agencies to estimate and report to the Congress annually these estimates of improper payments for the programs they oversee, and submit a report on actions the agency is taking to reduce erroneous payments. (
  • enacted on November 26, 2002, requires the heads of Federal agencies annually to review programs they oversee that are susceptible to significant erroneous payments, to estimate the amount of improper payments, to report those estimates to the Congress, and to submit a report on actions the agency is taking to reduce erroneous expenditures. (
  • We chose the setting of a managed care health plan in California for this study for several reasons. (
  • My chances of getting into a nursing program in California? (
  • Twenty-three percent (23%) of programs were implemented during the 1980s and 11% were implemented prior to 1980. (
  • It has become the essentially exclusive system of delivering and receiving American health care since its implementation in the early 1980s, and has been largely unaffected by the Affordable Care Act of 2010. (
  • Managed care plans are widely credited with subduing medical cost inflation in the late 1980s by reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, forcing providers to discount their rates, and causing the health care industry to become more efficient and competitive. (
  • Additionally, he recently led the implementation of the Department s Population Health Data Analytics module to support Montana s Medicaid program. (
  • This is a good example of how this method can be used for local population health surveillance and community-targeted program planning. (
  • Responsibilities include managing drug information center operations, medical/drug information retrieval and analysis, formulary management, medication use evaluation, drug policy development, adverse drug reaction/medication safety monitoring and reporting, didactic and experiential teaching, research, and publishing. (
  • In our programs around the world, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are seeing how self-care can improve health care access and quality. (
  • performs your care needs compared to other doctors. (
  • Doctors, registered nurses and advanced practice nurses supervise the direct care provided by LPNs, relying on them to help deliver appropriate, timely and compassionate care. (
  • Although the number who would rely on consultation with specialists is somewhat reassuring, we found that a significant percentage would turn to nonphysician health care providers and even vendors to make these decisions in some cases, raising liability implications, conflict-of-interest issues, and quality-of-care issues. (
  • Lower your costs and raise the quality of care you deliver. (
  • Transitioning to value-based care is a marathon, not a race, and should be viewed as a mission and a culture, Jeff Hunnicutt, chief executive officer at Highlands Oncology Group, told Amy Ellis, director of quality and value-based care at Northwest Medical Specialties. (
  • Managed care is now nearly ubiquitous in the U.S, but has attracted controversy because it has had mixed results in its overall goal of controlling medical costs. (
  • Of all the medical cost containment measures enacted in the amendment of KRS 342.020 in 1994, managed care is of the most historical significance. (
  • Dialog Medical is excited to be an Affinity Program Partner of the AUA. (
  • The American Urological Association and its members consider informed consent integral to providing appropriate medical or surgical care," said Peter Plourd, Associate Executive Director, Information and Communications. (
  • When you are ready to go to the next level with your environment, safety, and health programs, GLA can provide an experienced hand to guide you. (
  • For those programs with significant erroneous payments, Federal agencies must provide the estimated amount of improper payments and report on what actions the agency is taking to reduce them, including setting targets for future erroneous payment levels and a timeline by which the targets will be reached. (
  • NanoGuardian's Closed-Loop Protection is a market-monitoring program that works hand-in-hand with NanoEncryption technology to provide manufacturers an "Early Warning System" in the detection of counterfeit and diverted product. (
  • Managed Care Contracts Provide 2000. (
  • Managed Care Contracts Provide 200000 Members with In-network Acces. (
  • Consumer-direction" is a philosophy and orientation to the delivery of home and community-based long-term care that puts informed consumers and their families in the driver's seat with respect to making choices about how best to meet their disability-related supportive service needs. (
  • Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on (
  • From reimbursement challenges to primary use in oncology to proving the return on investment of implementing a precision medicine program, addressing these barriers could open the door to more providers and oragnizations embracing precision medicine in their practice. (
  • Clemson-community partnerships allow our students to be part of health care to migrant populations, a mobile clinic, and breast and cervical cancer screenings, among other initiatives. (
  • Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component. (
  • Managed care plans and strategies proliferated and quickly became nearly ubiquitous in the U.S. However, this rapid growth led to a consumer backlash. (
  • Because many managed care health plans are provided by for-profit companies, their cost-control efforts are driven by the need to generate profits and not providing health care. (
  • For the first time employers are granted input into the matter of physician selection through managed care plans approved by the executive director. (
  • 803 KAR 25:110 are the administrative regulations established as the standards for certified managed care plans. (
  • In the context of the workshop discussion and this summary, managed care is used loosely to refer to health care systems, plans, and programs that are intentionally designed to integrate the financing of health care with its delivery. (
  • For International Women's Day , March 8, we're highlighting the many ways self-care can empower women, girls, and transgender people in crisis-affected communities so they can enjoy healthier lives. (
  • MDTH ), TexSAn Heart Hospital and the hospital's physician partners announced today that the hospital has signed managed care agreements with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). (
  • The Social Transformation of American Medicine) that Richard Nixon, advised by the "father of Health Maintenance Organizations", Dr. Paul M. Ellwood Jr., was the first mainstream political leader to take deliberate steps to change American health care from its longstanding not-for-profit business principles into a for-profit model that would be driven by the insurance industry. (
  • The principles of managed care are not antithetical to providing quality care to children and youth with special health needs. (
  • This 3D mapping technique is always more informative than 2D mapping when it comes to surveillance work, cost analyses, and program planning. (
  • and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. (
  • primary care is a byproduct of that because it is the way that allows the mco to contain costs and manage their resources efficiently. (
  • ACM's Managed Medicaid Assist Program to Enhance Care Delivered to Carolina Crescent Health Pl... ( MINNEAPOLIS April 2 2008 /- ACM a. (
  • Through ACM's comprehensive Managed Medicaid Assist(SM) program thec. (
  • Using the health plan as the sampling frame, we recruited POs to test a facilitated quality improvement program to increase CRC screening. (
  • Of the reporting organizations, 65.9 percent have developed asthma programs, although fewer have actually implemented them. (
  • Twenty percent (20%) of programs serve 100 or fewer participants. (
  • More than 40,000 customers in every care setting rely on our vast catalog of wholesale branded , generic and over-the-counter drugs. (
  • Providers agree to accept discounted fees below the Kentucky Fee Schedule as part of participation in the Managed Care program. (
  • As treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS undergo rapid change, states struggle with the dual challenges of providing quality health care and containing costs. (
  • Some are being pushed by employers eager to reduce time lost from work (either as a result of the employee's own illness or the necessity of caring for an asthmatic child). (
  • It also surveys extensively to determine changes in patient quality of life as a result of the program. (
  • As part of a patient-centered approach to health care, MSF is building the capacity for self-care into our programs. (
  • If a patient receives a positive test result, our counsellors can support them in person or via our hotline to self-manage and continue their lives on antiretroviral treatment. (
  • Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. (