Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Air Ambulances: Fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters equipped for air transport of patients.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Emergency Medical Technicians: Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems: The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.Ambulances: A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Home Care Services: 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.United StatesHealth Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Personal Health Services: Health care provided to individuals.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: The artificial substitution of heart and lung action as indicated for HEART ARREST resulting from electric shock, DROWNING, respiratory arrest, or other causes. The two major components of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are artificial ventilation (RESPIRATION, ARTIFICIAL) and closed-chest CARDIAC MASSAGE.Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Occurrence of heart arrest in an individual when there is no immediate access to medical personnel or equipment.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Single-Payer System: An approach to health care financing with only one source of money for paying health care providers. The scope may be national (the Canadian System), state-wide, or community-based. The payer may be a governmental unit or other entity such as an insurance company. The proposed advantages include administrative simplicity for patients and providers, and resulting significant savings in overhead costs. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993, p106)Triage: The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine: A way of providing emergency medical care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise in EMERGENCY MEDICINE. 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.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Great BritainHeart Arrest: Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Fees, Medical: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for medical services.Library Services: Services offered to the library user. They include reference and circulation.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.Health Care Costs: 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.EnglandDiagnostic Services: Organized services for the purpose of providing diagnosis to promote and maintain health.After-Hours Care: Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.Nursing Services: A general concept referring to the organization and administration of nursing activities.Insurance, Physician Services: Insurance providing benefits for the costs of care by a physician which can be comprehensive or limited to surgical expenses or for care provided only in the hospital. It is frequently called "regular medical expense" or "surgical expense".Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Advanced Cardiac Life Support: The use of sophisticated methods and equipment to treat cardiopulmonary arrest. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) includes the use of specialized equipment to maintain the airway, early defibrillation and pharmacological therapy.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Patient Care Team: 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.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Night Care: Institutional night care of patients.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Genetic Services: Organized services to provide diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of genetic disorders.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Serial Publications: Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)Trauma Centers: Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.First Aid: Emergency care or treatment given to a person who suddenly becomes ill or injured before full medical services become available.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Trust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Hospital Departments: Major administrative divisions of the hospital.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Defibrillators: Cardiac electrical stimulators that apply brief high-voltage electroshocks to the HEART. These stimulators are used to restore normal rhythm and contractile function in hearts of patients who are experiencing VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION or ventricular tachycardia (TACHYCARDIA, VENTRICULAR) that is not accompanied by a palpable PULSE. Some defibrillators may also be used to correct certain noncritical dysrhythmias (called synchronized defibrillation or CARDIOVERSION), using relatively low-level discharges synchronized to the patient's ECG waveform. (UMDNS, 2003)Accounting: System of recording financial transactions.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): 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.Models, Organizational: 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.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.LondonHospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Cost Control: The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Comprehensive Health Care: Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.Hospitals, Voluntary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.Cardiology Service, Hospital: The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cardiac patient.Regional Medical Programs: 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.WashingtonMental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Health Services Misuse: Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Patient Rights: Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Emergencies: Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.Logistic Models: 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.Hospitals, Rural: Hospitals located in a rural area.Civil Defense: Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: 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)Trauma Severity Indices: Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.Medicaid: 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.OregonHistory, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Patient Admission: The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.Qualitative Research: 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)Time and Motion Studies: The observation and analysis of movements in a task with an emphasis on the amount of time required to perform the task.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Refusal to Treat: Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from PATIENT REFUSAL OF TREATMENT see TREATMENT REFUSAL which originates with the patient and not the health professional.Contracts: Agreements between two or more parties, especially those that are written and enforceable by law (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). It is sometimes used to characterize the nature of the professional-patient relationship.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Economics, Medical: Economic aspects of the field of medicine, the medical profession, and health care. It includes the economic and financial impact of disease in general on the patient, the physician, society, or government.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.British Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.Insurance Claim Review: Review of claims by insurance companies to determine liability and amount of payment for various services. The review may also include determination of eligibility of the claimant or beneficiary or of the provider of the benefit; determination that the benefit is covered or not payable under another policy; or determination that the service was necessary and of reasonable cost and quality.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.New YorkCost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Emergency Treatment: First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Health Maintenance Organizations: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Ontario: 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)Telemedicine: Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.Prospective Studies: 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.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Time-to-Treatment: The interval of time between onset of symptoms and receiving therapy.Office Visits: Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.MaineHospital Bed Capacity, under 100Ambulatory Care Information Systems: Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of ambulatory care services and facilities.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Education, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.ScotlandQuebec: A province of eastern Canada. Its capital is Quebec. The region belonged to France from 1627 to 1763 when it was lost to the British. The name is from the Algonquian quilibek meaning the place where waters narrow, referring to the gradually narrowing channel of the St. Lawrence or to the narrows of the river at Cape Diamond. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p993 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p440)Continuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.CaliforniaMedically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.House Calls: Visits to the patient's home by professional personnel for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Information Systems: Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.Chemical Warfare: Tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, or asphyxiating gases.Foreign Professional Personnel: Persons who have acquired academic or specialized training in countries other than that in which they are working. The concept excludes physicians for which FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES is the likely heading.Medical Indigency: The condition in which individuals are financially unable to access adequate medical care without depriving themselves and their dependents of food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of living.IrelandUrban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Airway Management: Evaluation, planning, and use of a range of procedures and airway devices for the maintenance or restoration of a patient's ventilation.Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Pharmaceutical Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.Consumer Organizations: Organized groups of users of goods and services.Medicare: 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)Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Emergency Services, Psychiatric: Organized services to provide immediate psychiatric care to patients with acute psychological disturbances.Databases, Factual: 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.Hospitals, Military: Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.Prisons: Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.TexasCost Savings: Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Geriatrics: The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Hospitals, General: Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.Western World: A historical and cultural entity dispersed across the wide geographical area of Europe, as opposed to the East, Asia, and Africa. The term was used by scholars through the late medieval period. Thereafter, with the impact of colonialism and the transmission of cultures, Western World was sometimes expanded to include the Americas. (Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
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  • EMS agencies may also operate the non-emergency patient transport service, and some have units for technical rescue operations such as extrication , water rescue, and search and rescue . (wikipedia.org)
  • A medical spa or equivalent establishment that is not currently licensed as a clinic, or a planned medical spa, must complete an application to become a licensed clinic. (mass.gov)
  • A medical spa that is part of a licensed clinic that is currently in compliance with 105 CMR 140.00 does not need to apply for additional licensure. (mass.gov)
  • If the medical spa is wholly owned and controlled by one or more of the practitioners who provide its medical services, it does not have to be licensed as a clinic and is therefore exempt from the requirements of 105 CMR 140.000. (mass.gov)
  • We are trying to build a clinical service based on genomics testing that will have predictive value for patients," explains Konstantinos N. Lazaridis, M.D. , enterprise IM Clinic director. (mayoclinic.org)
  • It is not an experiment or clinical trial, but rather a consulting service within the Mayo IM Clinic that will offer patients the opportunity to learn how they metabolize certain medications, whether they have a predisposition to some type of cancer or whether they carry a genetic risk of disease that could pass to their children. (mayoclinic.org)
  • To schedule EMG and nerve conduction studies at University of Rochester Medical Center or Westfall Road Clinic, call 585-275-4568. (rochester.edu)
  • You may email health services [email protected] for non-confidential communication.The content of emails sent to DUHS is confidential and is limited to general information for Duquesne University Health Service, and is NOT to be used for personal information, advice, or appointment scheduling. (duq.edu)
  • The following procedures are examples of medical procedures/treatments that must be performed by or under the direction of, or in some cases under the supervision of, a medical practitioner, and are thereby classified as medical services. (mass.gov)
  • New drug development and manufacturing for clinical trials play a critical role in the advancement of new medical treatments. (umassmed.edu)
  • The University requires all students to carry supplemental insurance to cover specialty consultations, diagnostic evaluations and inpatient services. (umassmed.edu)
  • Monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services. (onetonline.org)
  • In some systems, members may be present who are qualified only to drive ambulances, with no medical training. (wikipedia.org)
  • Larrey subsequently entered Napoleon's service during the Italian campaigns in 1796, where his ambulances were used for the first time at Udine, Padua and Milan, and he adapted his ambulances to the conditions, even developing a litter which could be carried by a camel for a campaign in Egypt. (wikipedia.org)
  • Review the AAP Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices for advanced preparedness planning tips that can mitigate risk, ensure financial stability, strengthen the medical home, and help promote the health of children in the community. (aap.org)
  • DuPage Medical Group specialist Dr. Stelios Mantis is expanding his pediatric endocrinology practice to DMG's Lombard location at 1801 S. Highland Ave., Suite L40. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Experience of the company in the industry Whether customized services are offered Flawless quality assurance processes Whether you will be ensured customized TAT Excellent customer testimonials The right medical review company will make medical record review process simple and Physicians benefit from reduced workload, practice productivity and enhanced revenue with medical review services. (slideshare.net)
  • However, the practice itself is still subject to oversight by the licensing board appropriate to the practitioner providing the service. (mass.gov)
  • Medical Acupuncture is the term used to describe acupuncture performed by a doctor licensed and trained in traditional Western medicine, who also has thorough training in acupuncture as a specialty practice. (usf.edu)
  • If the carrier has identified the claim administrator as the entity designated to receive service on behalf of the carrier and all affected parties for the purpose of receiving the petitioner's service of a copy of a petition for reimbursement dispute resolution, the claim administrator's name and mailing address must appear on the EOBR. (myfloridacfo.com)
  • This company does medical reimbursement agency. (bbb.org)
  • The public has increasingly been seeking dermatologic procedures in establishments that operate under different names, but are commonly referred to as "medical spas. (mass.gov)
  • EMS agencies, in conjunction with their medical directors, should review infection control policies and procedures and incorporate plans for administrative, environmental, and communication measures. (cdc.gov)
  • Research skills are important to this position, as the medical and health services manager needs to be up to date on innovations and best practices related to medical procedures and equipment. (payscale.com)
  • Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility or medical unit. (onetonline.org)
  • As one of the oldest and most commonly used medical procedures in the world, medical acupuncture enhances recuperative power and immunity to promote natural healing and improves the overall physical and emotional wellbeing of the patient. (usf.edu)
  • Factors associated with fatal crashes of medical transport helicopters include flying at night and during bad weather, and postcrash fires. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, "medical services" may include any procedure that uses a biologic or synthetic material, chemical application, mechanical device or displaced energy of any kind. (mass.gov)
  • The tasks that a medical and health services manager may carry out include clerical tasks such as accounting, creating and dispensing budgets, devising rate plans, and creating reports. (payscale.com)
  • Also, don't include the premiums that you paid under your employer-sponsored policy under a premium conversion policy (pre-tax), paid by an employer-sponsored health insurance plan (cafeteria plan) or any other medical and dental expenses unless the premiums are included in box 1 of your Form W-2.pdf , Wage and Tax Statement . (irs.gov)
  • To minimize the stress of illness, hospitalization, and medical treatment, the Child Life Program promotes and enhances the child's developmental, emotional, and spiritual needs. (nyc.gov)
  • We believe a fully-sanctioned medical marijuana program is coming to Florida in 2016," says Daniel J Reid, founder and chief executive officer of Liberate, a national firm based in Colorado and Michigan. (prweb.com)
  • The Northern Virginia Community College EMS program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Medical Services upon the recommendation of the Division of Accreditation, Certification and Education. (nvcc.edu)
  • The Northern Virginia Community College EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( www.caahep.org ) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). (nvcc.edu)
  • The MFD, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Police Department, supports a Tactical Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) program to enhance response capabilities to incidents involving special weapons and tactics operations. (milwaukee.gov)
  • This service addresses acute onset illness and injury conditions, such as myocardial infarction , or accidents with severe injuries, to name just two. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students on a medical leave must leave campus and focus on the evaluation of, treatment for, and management of the illness or condition which necessitates the leave. (wesleyan.edu)
  • Illness orientation variables are related to rates of medical utilization for both sexes. (repec.org)
  • With a continued emphasis on risk management, the 2016 version reflects greater alignment with regulatory requirements including the US FDA 21 CFR Part 820, the Japanese MHLW Ministerial Ordinance No. 169: 2004, and the conformity assessment requirements of the European medical device legislation. (saiglobal.com)
  • If this service has not had a CQC inspection since it registered with us, our judgement may be based on our assessment of declarations and evidence supplied by the service. (cqc.org.uk)
  • The original document, "Consent for Medical Services for Children and Adolescents," was published in 1993 and subsequently revised in 2003. (aappublications.org)
  • Patient's deposition testimony Finding the Right Provider Choose your medical review company wisely. (slideshare.net)
  • The Medical Review Officer must understand of the legal, ethical and technical aspects of their position, because they are making the final determination regarding the validity of the patient's drug test. (prweb.com)