Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Nurses: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.Hospitals, Veterans: Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.Veterans Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.United StatesProspective 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.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.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Nurse Practitioners: Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Risk Factors: 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.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.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.Veterans Disability Claims: Disorders claimed as a result of military service.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.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.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.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.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.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)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)Hospitals, General: Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.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)Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Gulf War: United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.Persian Gulf Syndrome: Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)Hospital Costs: The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Follow-Up Studies: 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.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.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.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.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.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Nurse's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in nursing related to provision of services including diagnosis and treatment.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.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).Combat Disorders: Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.Vietnam Conflict: A conflict occurring from 1954 through 1975 within the Republic of Vietnam. It involved neighboring nations and the United States and other members of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.Nurse Administrators: Nurses professionally qualified in administration.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.Premenopause: The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.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.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Hospitals, Urban: Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Hospitals, Pediatric: Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Hospital Bed Capacity: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Public Health Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Hospitals, District: Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.Operating Room Nursing: The functions of the professional nurse in the operating room.Hospitals, Private: A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)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)Nurse-Patient Relations: Interaction between the patient and nurse.Proportional Hazards Models: Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.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.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.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.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.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Postmenopause: The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Nursing Care: Care given to patients by nursing service personnel.IraqLife Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Hospital Planning: Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Great BritainOutpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.Hospital Charges: The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Hospital Units: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.EnglandInfant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.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.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Hospital Departments: Major administrative divisions of the hospital.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Nursing: The field of nursing care concerned with the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.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.Mental 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.Hospital Information Systems: Integrated, computer-assisted systems designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information concerned with the administrative and clinical aspects of providing medical services within the hospital.Hospital Records: Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Breast Diseases: Pathological processes of the BREAST.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Quality of Life: 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.Physician-Nurse Relations: The reciprocal interaction of physicians and nurses.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Nursing Service, Hospital: The hospital department which is responsible for the organization and administration of nursing activities.Estrogen Replacement Therapy: The use of hormonal agents with estrogen-like activity in postmenopausal or other estrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, DYSPAREUNIA, and progressive development of OSTEOPOROSIS. This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.Surgery Department, Hospital: Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Libraries, Hospital: Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.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.Diet Surveys: Systematic collections of factual data pertaining to the diet of a human population within a given geographic area.Specialties, Nursing: Various branches of nursing practice limited to specialized areas.Defoliants, Chemical: Herbicides that remove leaves from trees and growing plants. They may be either organic or inorganic. Several of the more persistent types have been used in military operations and many are toxic. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.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.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.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)Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Reproducibility of Results: 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.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.Coffee: A beverage made from ground COFFEA beans (SEEDS) infused in hot water. It generally contains CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE unless it is decaffeinated.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Inpatients: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Emergency Nursing: The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.Hospitals, County: Hospitals controlled by the county government.Hospital Bed Capacity, 500 and overInsurance, 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)Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.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)Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.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.Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.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.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Chemical Warfare: Tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, or asphyxiating gases.Menopause: The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.Diagnosis-Related Groups: A system for classifying patient care by relating common characteristics such as diagnosis, treatment, and age to an expected consumption of hospital resources and length of stay. Its purpose is to provide a framework for specifying case mix and to reduce hospital costs and reimbursements and it forms the cornerstone of the prospective payment system.Nuts: Botanically, a type of single-seeded fruit in which the pericarp enclosing the seed is a hard woody shell. In common usage the term is used loosely for any hard, oil-rich kernel. Of those commonly eaten, only hazel, filbert, and chestnut are strictly nuts. Walnuts, pecans, almonds, and coconuts are really drupes. Brazil nuts, pistachios, macadamias, and cashews are really seeds with a hard shell derived from the testa rather than the pericarp.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.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.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.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)Reproductive History: An important aggregate factor in epidemiological studies of women's health. The concept usually includes the number and timing of pregnancies and their outcomes, the incidence of breast feeding, and may include age of menarche and menopause, regularity of menstruation, fertility, gynecological or obstetric problems, or contraceptive usage.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
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  • A new wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization, according to a study led by University of Utah Health and VA Salt Lake City Health Care System scientists. (
  • The researchers say the system could eventually help avert up to one in three heart failure readmissions in the weeks following initial discharge from the hospital and help patients sustain a better quality of life. (
  • This study shows that we can accurately predict the likelihood of hospitalization for heart failure deterioration well before doctors and patients know that something is wrong," says the study's lead author, Josef Stehlik, M.D., M.P.H, co-chief of the advanced heart failure program at U of U Health. (
  • About 6.2 million Americans live with heart failure and it is the top hospital discharge diagnosis in the U.S. Up to 30% of these patients will likely be readmitted to the hospital within 90 days of discharge with recurrent symptoms including shortness of breath, fatigue and fluid buildup. (
  • surgical patients under the supervision of a physician /surgeon either in a clinical or a hospital setting. (
  • Emergency Department Registered Nurses provide care for patients of all ages and acuity. (
  • The role encompasses the provision of direct clinical and support services to patients and families across the health care continuum, functioning as an effective member of the health care team by contributing to the efficient operation of the patient care unit, and accountability for fiscally sound, quality patient/family clinical outcomes. (
  • We have used the simulation to explore factors that contribute to the effectiveness of an active surveillance strategy, and to compare this strategy with alternative surveillance approaches, such as surveillance that relies on the targeting of patients who are at high risk of colonization at the time of hospital admission. (
  • Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. (
  • Microbiology records were used to identify consecutive patients with bacteremic CAP admitted between January 2001 and December 2008 at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, a 2,900-bed tertiary medical center in northern Taiwan. (
  • AAACN Members: FREE CNE - "Health Coaching for Care Teams: Engaging Patients for Meaningful Experience and Improved Outcomes," CNE: 1.0. (
  • Critical Care Nurses make sure all critically ill patients get optimal care for their illnesses and injuries. (
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of nursing care to all assigned patients. (
  • Ambulatory care nursing is typified by registered nurses (RNs) caring for high volumes of patients in short periods of time, often dealing with issues in each encounter that can be unpredictable. (
  • In partnership and collaboration with other health care professionals, ambulatory care RNs address patients' wellness, acute illnesses, chronic diseases, disabilities, and end-of-life needs. (
  • The AMA asserts that 'all patients deserve access to physician expertise, whether for primary care, chronic health management, anesthesia, or pain medicine,' and 'physician-led team-based care results in improved access to high-quality, cost-effective health care. (
  • They're doing management of [the problems] and they're helping the patients learn to be good self-managers of really complex health problems,' she says. (
  • Practicing tele-health involves expert knowledge that has to be disseminated over the telephone, computer or any other electronic media for counseling, teaching and monitoring patients via telephone, computer or other electronic means. (
  • Remote control access with 2-way audio-video motorized mobility puts students with injuries, extended illnesses and other physical challenges back in the classroom, and gives doctors, nurses and child life staff the ability to care for patients over long distances. (
  • The robots will help allow family members who are away from the hospital to interact and visit children without putting the patients' health at risk. (
  • Through their generous gift, Astellas USA Foundation will provide greater access to educational opportunities and medical care, help lower costs for families, school systems and hospitals and improve overall health and education outcomes for students, patients and healthcare staff. (
  • 6 , 7 , 8 One study found that the in-hospital mortality rate in patients with failure to thrive was 15.9 percent. (
  • A hands-on administrator, Tiffany collaborates with all levels of staff at the hospital, and often communicates directly with patients to obtain feedback on ways to improve and enhance services. (
  • Everyday across the U.S., tens of thousands of patients in the Veterans Administration health system start their day by answering questions about how they feel. (
  • Some of the patients will connect a weight scale or a blood pressure cuff to the device, which transmits the information to a VA database where it is analyzed for warning signs of impending health problems. (
  • The VA's 49,000-patient network is part of a quiet revolution in health care dubbed "telemedicine," aimed at improving care and lowering costs by keeping patients out of hospitals and nursing homes. (
  • Some patients will inevitably need nursing home care, Darkins says, but remote monitoring is a good option for those who are still able to function on their own. (
  • Last summer, General Electric and Intel launched a joint venture focused on home health care, including a device that enables video conferencing between doctors and patients and a motion sensor system that tracks senior's movements and sends an alert if they fall. (
  • On top of that, most insurers won't reimburse doctors and nurses for time spent monitoring patients remotely. (
  • Licensed by the State of New York, its affiliates serve patients in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, Seneca and Yates counties, and combined is one of the largest full-service home health systems in the nation. (
  • Researchers find that certain conditions acquired by Medicare patients during hospital stays cost the Medicare program over $146 million per year more than if those conditions were prevented. (
  • Ultimately those patients who don't have the luxury of making health a priority, will lose. (
  • Convincing patients to attend for preventative health consultations like pap smears and blood pressure checks - arguably the most cost-effective aspect of healthcare - will be more difficult, and in many cases, impossible. (
  • Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) should have completed Transitional Interim Payment Assessments (T-IPAs) for patients with dates of service in September and admitting patients using revised PDPM materials and processes for all admissions beginning on Oct. 1, 2019. (
  • She aspires to promote health, wellbeing, and manage nutrition-related diseases by improving or even reversing the health conditions patients are facing. (
  • 4 Additionally, to better compare hospitals and reflect the fact that some patients are at higher risk for a complication than others, risk adjustment is used to compare indicator rates. (
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  • You will provide specialist secondary consultation to area mental health services regarding perinatal mental health issues and there is the capacity to provide individual and group therapy interventions to patients and their partners where required. (
  • Union Hospital in Cecil County has signed a letter of intent to become a part of LifeBridge Health as it seeks more resources to serve its patients. (
  • Maryland's ambitious program to curb health care spending is meeting that main goal but not transforming how patients are treated. (
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  • Three of these programs-Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)-were devised for groups for whom the health care market has historically failed to work because of their high health care needs and low socioeconomic status. (
  • Nearly 45 percent of veterans are 65 years and older and also qualify for Medicare (Van Diepen, 2001b). (
  • Medicare provides health insurance to all individuals eligible for social security who are aged 65 and over, those eligible for social security because of a disability, and those suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD)-a total of about 40 million beneficiaries and growing. (
  • UR Medicine Home Care encompasses UR Medicine's not-for-profit, Medicare-certified home health care agencies, licensed home care agencies, and hospice programs. (
  • Improving care quality in hospitals by applying evidence-based guidelines could prevent such conditions and reduce Medicare costs. (
  • True, they have now excluded the most vulnerable (children under 16, pensioners, veterans, and people in nursing homes) from changes to bulk-billing, but their Plan B targets Medicare in a way not seen since Malcolm Fraser set his sights on it more than thirty years ago. (
  • insurance (life insurance, health benefits, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance) and legally required benefits (Social Security and Medicare, Federal and State unemployment insurance taxes, and workers' compensation). (
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  • Through the innovative work of the Starlight Foundation, we're proud to play a supporting role in a unique program that will help kids through the healing process inside and outside hospital walls. (
  • You may complete the psychology major as part of a bachelor's-to-master's accelerated degree program at Mills that leads to an MA in infant mental health in just one year of study beyond your BA. (
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  • In conjunction with an advisor, each fellow develops a two-year program plan encompassing core elements and additional activities that will support the fellow's individual career goals. (
  • People are living longer, staying healthier and prefer to stay in their own homes, so the VA has been focusing on providing other options to nursing home care," said Dr. Adam Darkins, chief consultant for the VA care program. (
  • Ontario-Yates Hospice, a program of UR Medicine Home Care, recently achieved Partner Level Three for the We Honor Veterans program. (
  • By voluntarily participating in We Honor Veterans, Ontario-Yates Hospice ensures every veteran in their hospice program receives the proper care and a hero's welcome home. (
  • After transferring to Sacramento State University as a Nutrition and Dietetics major, she worked as a student interviewer at the Public Health Survey Research Program. (
  • Get With The Guidelines - Stroke is its in-hospital program for improving stroke care by promoting consistent adherence to the latest scientific-treatment guidelines. (
  • Independence Day was the best day to begin implementation because of what it represents to this country's history, and because this program will mark a huge step in helping veterans achieve their healthcare independence," stated Considine. (
  • The PCCC program encompasses all or portions of 37 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (
  • This program feature, which we believe is unique to MHMC,illustrates the significance we place on veterans and their selfless service to our country," concluded Considine. (
  • We can get them through surgery and nurse them through the recovery period, but once they leave the hospital, how they do over the longer term very much depends on the their program and their social support. (
  • Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely.Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. (
  • Dothan, USA First Day Health Insurance * 401(k) Retirement Plan * Company Provided Housing Options * Travel Stipend and Transportation Bonus Available * License Reimbursement * Top Dollar Referral Bonus Program. (
  • The benefits of an exercise program translate to optimal physical health, while heart disease risk factors are particularly challenged by the inclusion of fitness in the process of growing older. (
  • In 2009, Zinner held a leading program development role in establishing and facilitating the Cleveland Clinic Nurse Leadership Academy, which was designed to aide and accelerate nurse manager growth and development. (
  • The curriculum encompasses four semesters, i.e., a two- year program. (
  • The curriculum encompasses two semesters, i.e., a one- year program. (
  • We collected antibiogram reports from North Carolina hospitals and assessed pneumococcal susceptibility to multiple agents from 1996 through 2000. (
  • compared antimicrobial susceptibility results from active and antibiogram surveillance of pneumococcal isolates at 12 hospitals in the Portland, Oregon, area in 1996 ( 15 ). (
  • 1. This ecological study found that between 1996-2013, annual US health care spending was largely related to increases in health care service price and intensity. (
  • Between 1989 and 1996, he completed surgical and urologic residencies at New York Medical College, and a fellowship in endourology at the Brady Urological Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital. (
  • In the face of the unprecedented challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying global public health emergency, the National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience is giving its attention to this issue. (
  • These encounters encompass both collaborative and RN independent activities. (
  • Through a solid history of collaborative scholarship and working together to provide educational opportunities for colleagues at area hospitals and universities, these institutions have cemented the relationships that ensure fellows access to broad resources in the field. (
  • The dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the school, reporting to the provost on academic affairs and to the vice president for health sciences in the areas of inter-professional education, health sciences collaborative research, and clinical programs. (
  • In Chicago alone, Astellas USA Foundation donated funds to support the purchase of thirteen VGo robots for seven children's hospitals. (
  • Projects which have been developed to bridge distinct clinical entities will demonstrate the generalizability of the evaluated strategies, not just within Utah, but across other geographic regions [as well]…Our target audience includes infection control practitioners, healthcare epidemiologists, clinicians, public health personnel, hospital administrators, and chief financial officers of healthcare institutions. (
  • As the economy improves, many hospitals and other medical facilities are beginning to hire additional nursing staff. (
  • Republican senators, led by John McCain of Arizona, on Tuesday rolled out the Veterans Choice Act , which would allow veterans facing weeks-long waits at VA facilities to seek care from private doctors, at the VA's expense. (
  • The bill, called the Restoring Veterans' Trust Act, also would authorize hiring more VA doctors and establishing more VA medical facilities. (
  • The simple truth is that, with 2 million more veterans coming into the system in recent years, there are many facilities within the VA that do not have the doctors, nurses and other personnel that they need to provide quality care in a timely way," Sanders said Sunday as he unveiled his legislation. (
  • The problem is that there are VA facilities all over this country who don't have enough doctors, don't have enough nurses, and we need to make sure they get them as quickly as possible," he said. (
  • Searching for Nursing Home facilities in Sandston, VA? (
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  • We partner with 30 Nursing Home facilities in VA and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. (
  • an extended and nursing care provider, and Christine Ozimek, a 20-year LTC veteran who now is COO for PLTC, which owns and operates five long term care/retirement living facilities. (
  • Patient-Centered Community Careprovides eligible veterans access to healthcare through a comprehensive network of community-based, non-VA medical professionals and medical facilities who meet VA quality standards. (
  • Included are persons 16 years of age and older residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia who do not live in institutions (for example, correctional facilities, long-term care hospitals, and nursing homes) and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces. (
  • Home to some of the seasoned doctors, committed nurse workforce, and knowledgeable technicians, this hospital possesses a world-class infrastructure comprising 285 Beds, adequate OTs and ICU Beds, 5 Cath Labs, and many more facilities. (
  • Although there have been problems over the years with VAMCs and the quality of care they provide, including a recent scandal over hiding veterans' inability to get timely doctor's appointments at VAMCs, a concerted effort to improve that quality of care over the last couple of decades has yielded fruit so that today the quality of care in VA facilities compares favorably to the private sector. (
  • Current relationships with health care facilities or medical professionals in the area. (
  • The ultimate risk is potentially more infections and more deaths," said Kelly Reynolds, a professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona who has studied infection control in health facilities. (
  • The first U.S. outbreak of COVID-19 happened in a Washington state nursing home where dozens have died, and the virus has continued to ravage similar facilities since. (
  • On Saturday, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living issued guidance to its members, recommending facilities report every positive COVID-19 test result to the state and notify all residents, families and staff when the first case is confirmed. (
  • From the World Health Organization (WHO) - The State of the world's nursing 2020 report provides the latest, most up-to-date evidence on and policy options for the global nursing workforce. (
  • Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. (
  • While neither expanded commitment laws or mental health courts for complex cases would have stopped the man who committed the Newtown atrocity, they would prevent many other crimes and acts of violence. (
  • Greenville Health System (GHS) has made a commitment to excellence. (
  • GHS' total health commitment is to provide the right care at the right time in the right place-especially primary care. (
  • Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents. (
  • This symposium will focus on the current challenges that basic and translational researchers are facing to fight antimicrobial resistance, as well as offering perspectives on emerging therapeutic strategies to address this global health threat. (
  • This timely book reports recent progress in research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) by leading investigators encompassing translational and clinical studies. (
  • While I support without reservation the call to reduce or eliminate firearms in the civilian population, I am uneasy about making this tragedy a call for mental health law reform. (
  • Over the past decades, mental health laws have focused more and more narrowly on reducing dangerousness as the main justification for treatment and the only legitimate grounds for involuntary treatment. (
  • The emphasis on control of dangerousness, if anything, limits rather than expands access to mental health care for the majority of people who would benefit. (
  • Mental health reform is a complement to gun control,not a substitute. (
  • Cambodia is a country where the resources for treating mental health disorders are far from sufficient. (
  • Within this role you will be responsible for undertaking comprehensive and complex mental health assessment and providing parenting capacity assessments to assist the DHHS in determining the best interests of an infant. (
  • In June 1941, the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank opened its doors in response to the lack of a sufficient method of obtaining and storing blood for later use - by both the military and community hospitals in the San Francisco area. (
  • The interim report found a systemic problem in scheduling veterans for healthcare in a timely manner, including instances in which VA staff falsified records to cover up long waits. (
  • Wobble Rooms - Health service trusts around the country are creating designated spaces for nurses and other staff who need to emotionally recuperate during the Covid-19 crisis. (
  • Transformational nursing leadership is associated with reductions in medication errors, lower patient mortalities, increased patient satisfaction and lower staff turnover, according to a new infographic by Bradley University. (
  • Travel nurses fill temporary assignments for nursing staff all over the globe. (
  • According to the American Nurses Association, 'The average staff nurse working in all settings earns $35,212. (
  • Hospital staff nurses reported $36,618. (
  • On an average an entry-level staff nurse may be paid $30,000 to $45,000 per year plus additional pay for evening, night and weekend shifts. (
  • The role of the Staff APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. (
  • The national SI Prevention Stakeholder Group was established and convened in the spring of 2015 with support from the ANA as part of its continuing efforts to enhance worker safety - a concept linked both to patient safety, staffing and the health and well-being of staff. (
  • In an effort to come up with a more accurate tally of how COVID-19 is affecting nursing homes and its staff and residents, USA TODAY requested that data from all 50 states. (
  • Thirteen states could only provide partial data, citing various reasons including that they were not tracking deaths specifically in nursing homes or couldn't separate staff and residents who have tested positive. (
  • Most of those individuals are residents, while some states provided a number that also encompassed staff. (
  • Shands is as a structure connected to the Stetson Medical Sciences Building and the Academic Research Building-both research lab buildings-the Dental Tower, and buildings housing Nursing and Pharmacy. (
  • To become a Registered Nurse(RN), you will be required to take courses in medical terminology, patient care and life sciences. (
  • Rush University, with more than 2,500 students is a health sciences university and is comprised of Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences, and the Graduate College. (
  • The dean of the SDM is a senior member of UB's leadership team, working with the president, provost, vice president for health sciences and other deans and senior leaders to advance the university's ambitious vision for excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. (
  • May be asked to perform on-call, hospital calls, or float between more than one Hanger Clinic location. (
  • GHS is making care more accessible and convenient in communities across Greenville County with a mobile health clinic that is the first of its kind in the Upstate. (
  • In February, the GHS Neighborhood Health Partners Mobile Health Clinic began making regular visits to the Belmont, Berea, Gantt and Parker communities, as well as neighborhoods in the city of Greenville. (
  • It would authorize emergency funding for the agency to hire new doctors and nurses. (
  • And it would authorize the National Health Service Corps to forgive college loans for doctors and nurses who go to work at the VA. (
  • Registered nurse licensure in the state of Oklahoma or license issued by State of Kansas for positions residing in Kansas by date of hire required. (
  • Licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Texas. (