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).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.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.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.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.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)Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.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.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.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.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.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.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.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.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.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.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)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.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.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.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.General Practice: Patient-based medical care provided across age and gender or specialty boundaries.Education, Medical, Graduate: Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.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.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)Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.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.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Education, Medical, Undergraduate: The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.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.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Practice Management, Medical: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Education, Distance: Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)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).Private Practice: Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.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)Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.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.United StatesHealth Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Great BritainEducation, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.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.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.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.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.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.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.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)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.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.Competency-Based Education: Educational programs designed to ensure that students attain prespecified levels of competence in a given field or training activity. Emphasis is on achievement or specified objectives.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.EnglandLogistic 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.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.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.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.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.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.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)Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.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.Evidence-Based Practice: A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.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.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Practice (Psychology): Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.Models, Educational: Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)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.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Education, Pharmacy, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.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.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.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.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.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.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.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.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.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.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.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Health Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.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.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.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.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.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.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.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Self Care: Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.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)Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.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.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.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)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.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.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.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)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.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Computer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.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.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)Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Life Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Education, Dental, Graduate: Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.IndiaNutritional Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.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.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.Diffusion of Innovation: The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
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  • Gandomkar, R and Sandars, John (2017) Unravelling the challenge of using student learning goals in clinical education. (edgehill.ac.uk)
  • From the 2017 Willis Towers Watson Financial Benchmark Survey and the Willis Towers Watson 22nd annual Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey , Willis Towers Watson defines best performers based on their abilities to manage cost trends and efficiency. (plansponsor.com)
  • It's group of best-performing companies has achieved a $2,251 per employee per year (PEPY) health care cost advantage over the national average in 2017 ($9,950 compared with $12,201). (plansponsor.com)
  • Willis Towers Watson selected best performers from the 395 companies that completed the 2017 Willis Towers Watson Financial Benchmark Survey and the 2017 Willis Towers Watson Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey with sufficient health care cost trend and efficiency information. (plansponsor.com)
  • In CAR, where the latest wave of violence began in May 2017, lack of access to and availability of appropriate care can be the difference between life and death for some people affected by mental disorders. (odihpn.org)
  • Chosen for individual recognition for Healthcare in California by Chambers and Partners, 2014-2017. (nossaman.com)
  • BENNINGTON, VT-December 19, 2017-Bringing more than 30 years of health care executive. (svhealthcare.org)
  • The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) is Australia's leading CPD event for primary healthcare, welcoming GPs, Nurses, Practice Managers, Registrars and allied health professionals to learn, earn CPD points, discover the latest medical innovations and interact with industry leaders and peers - all across one weekend. (gpce.com.au)
  • While it is hard to reach our goals with such a small pot of money, we appreciate that many agencies and programs are being even more negatively impacted in these difficult budget times," said Maureen Sroczynski, R.N., M.S., chief nursing consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Nursing Initiative, which aims to curb shortages of nurses and nurse educators. (rwjf.org)
  • The center is a consumer-driven initiative of RWJF, AARP and the AARP Foundation that is working to increase the nation's capacity to educate and retain nurses who are prepared and empowered to positively impact health care access, quality and costs. (rwjf.org)
  • The core modules of this programme are delivered by a team of qualified nurses with extensive experience and expertise in both acute and critical care settings. (bcu.ac.uk)
  • The FCN model is based on the work of nurses such as Lillian Wald, who took healthcare to where clients lived, and Florence Nightingale, who advanced social activism for health issues and promotion. (nursingcenter.com)
  • The Master of Science in Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care) is designed for allied health professionals, nurses and pharmacists who work in primary health care. (edu.au)
  • These healthcare management programs are very suitable for nurses, physical therapists and other medical professionals who desire to give a boost to their career. (excite.com)
  • Online nursing degrees are ideal for nurses who are already practicing and want to continue with their education. (excite.com)
  • Find yours with Pulse Practice Jobs, designed to help GPs, practice nurses and practice managers power their next career move. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Achieving this vision, however, will also require a balance of skills and perspectives among physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. (nap.edu)
  • Among the options available to promote these goals, one stands out: wider deployment of, and expanded practice parameters for, advanced practice nurses (APNs). (nap.edu)
  • This workshop provides practical, comprehensive CPD for new and transitioning nurses, and those seeking an update on best practice in the GP setting. (apna.asn.au)
  • This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. (springerpub.com)
  • A convenience sample of 203 African Americans completed a cross-sectional survey about mental health services that was administered from January through April 2014. (cdc.gov)
  • The survey consisted of 45 questions that measured indicators related to physical and mental health. (cdc.gov)
  • Individuals' personal experiences accessing mental health services were also assessed. (cdc.gov)
  • Personal history with depression included number of poor mental health days and number of depression symptoms per month. (cdc.gov)
  • In Haute Kotto prefecture in the east of the country, International Medical Corps has been implementing mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) activities since 2015, with a focus on providing direct consultations and building the capacity of local staff to meet mental health needs. (odihpn.org)
  • Conflict and displacement lead to increased mental health needs. (odihpn.org)
  • World Health Organization & United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Assessing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs and Resources: Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (Geneva: WHO, 2012). (odihpn.org)
  • Countless others are affected by mental health issues compounded by conflict, displacement and insecurity. (odihpn.org)
  • International Medical Corps' intervention in Haute Kotto aims to build the capacity of general healthcare providers in the identification, management and treatment of common mental health concerns. (odihpn.org)
  • The strategy was reoriented to focus on direct consultation by International Medical Corps MHPSS staff, including our programme psychiatrist and a Central African nurse with mental health experience, until formal training and subsequent supervision of prescribers could take place. (odihpn.org)
  • By arming themselves with measurable results, clinicians can improve the processes of delivering mental health care and translate those improvements into better outcomes for patients and their families. (appi.org)
  • In this timely guide, the editors have gathered the work of 49 distinguished contributors and crafted a valuable resource for overcoming the extraordinary challenge of delivering high quality mental health care. (appi.org)
  • Also addressed are how consumers are joining the quality of care measurement movement and how one large urban county mental health program is advancing quality measurement. (appi.org)
  • As both a broad conceptual framework for considering the quality of mental health care and as a practical field guide to real-life techniques for measuring the quality of care, this volume will prove exceptionally valuable for mental health care professionals, administrators, and policymakers as well as for consumers and consumer advocates, researchers, students, and public health professionals. (appi.org)
  • At any one time, as many as 15% of people in the United Kingdom 1 experience common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety disorders, including generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (bmj.com)
  • This article summarises the most recent recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to improve identification of common mental health disorders, access to services, and pathways to care. (bmj.com)
  • 5 The guideline also adopted or adapted treatment recommendations from existing NICE guidance on depression, 6 7 generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder, 8 post-traumatic stress disorder, 9 obsessive-compulsive disorder, 10 and antenatal and postnatal mental health 11 and organised them into a common stepped care framework. (bmj.com)
  • Children with mental health problems are children with special health care needs. (aappublications.org)
  • Although many people can and do recover from their mental health problems, they may chronically experience symptoms and/or some level of impaired functioning. (aappublications.org)
  • Although much of the literature on the chronic care model focuses on medical rather than mental health conditions and on adults rather than children with mental illness, 5 , 6 the task force recognizes the applicability of chronic care methods to children with mental health problems and the potential importance of these methods in creating a "medical home" for children who experience mental health problems ( Fig 1 ). (aappublications.org)
  • Individual clinicians and practices may have limited influence over some of these elements, but there are steps that any practice can take to improve mental health service delivery. (aappublications.org)
  • Mental health differences between German gay and bisexual men and population-based controls. (uni-marburg.de)
  • Does sexual identity stress mediate the association between sexual identity and mental health? (uni-marburg.de)
  • How do discrepancies between victimization and rejection expectations in gay and bisexual men relate to mental health problems? (uni-marburg.de)
  • The four primary branches of nursing are pediatric, adult, mental health, and learning disabilities. (excite.com)
  • It will give participants the opportunity to learn who and how to influence, how to be an effective leader, to identify the barriers to quality care and how to overcome them, and how to work with a coach to develop your own action plan. (diabetes.org.uk)
  • Background: The Health and Safety Practices Survey of Healthcare Workers describes current practices used to minimize chemical exposures and barriers to using recommended personal protective equipment for the following: antineoplastic drugs, anesthetic gases, high level disinfectants, surgical smoke, aerosolized medications (pentamidine, ribavirin, and antibiotics), and chemical sterilants. (cdc.gov)
  • Primary Health Care (PHC) is the ideal setting for health promotion but multifaceted barriers make its integration difficult in the usual care. (springer.com)
  • In this session, Drs. Weiss and Miller discuss some of these developments in detail including: Accountable care organizations, strategies for fixing the Sustainable Growth Rate, anatomic pathology CPT code updates for 2015, as well as direct billing, self-referral, and Stark safe harbor donation exemptions. (utah.edu)
  • Methods: Twenty-one healthcare professional practice organizations collaborated with NIOSH to develop and implement the web-based survey. (cdc.gov)
  • Best performers are far ahead of organizations with higher health care costs when it comes to employee engagement in well-being, especially through company social networks. (plansponsor.com)
  • The gap narrows between best performers' pharmacy practices and those of organizations with higher health care costs, which may indicate that all employers are hyper-focused on rising pharmacy costs, especially for specialty medications. (plansponsor.com)
  • This unique relationship brings together the best of both organizations with the goal to advance meaningful improvement through health data and evidence, catalyzed through the intersection of health information technology, policy and public-private partnerships. (academyhealth.org)
  • Experts from AcademyHealth and HIMSS will convene with leaders in the community via Twitter on Tuesday, October 16 at 1 p.m. to discuss what we've learned in the first decade of each, how the 'data liberation' movement has changed the way individuals and organizations use health data to drive change, and what to expect in the next 10 years from technology, governance, policy and patient engagement. (academyhealth.org)
  • Professional organizations, healthcare facilities, and professional schools can help reduce the risk of student-involved errors by implementing key strategies, including incorporation of didactic and experiential medication safety content into school curricula and on-site training programs. (ismp.org)
  • Look for experience opportunities: There are several large healthcare organizations in the world that are always looking for ways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. (excite.com)
  • Bellin will charge only for services actually provided and will provide assistance to patients in obtaining benefits to which they are entitled from private insurance carriers, health maintenance organizations, and government programs. (bellin.org)
  • Mary has since worked in a variety of settings including inpatient acute adult rehab, inpatient pediatric rehab, adult acute care, pediatric intensive care unit, outpatient pediatrics, neonatal intensive care unit, early intervention and skilled nursing. (alliedhealthed.com)
  • This award will help you develop your professional knowledge in the field of acute care. (bcu.ac.uk)
  • G. The practice team member with delegated responsibility for staff education on infection control can describe how the induction program for new staff covers our infection control policy as relevant to their role, and the requirements for providing ongoing staff education and assessing staff competency. (racgp.org.au)
  • The authors propose recommendations to continue to cultivate midwifery faculty champions, as well as promote oral health education and competency in midwifery curricula. (ohnep.org)
  • Once you have you have completed your Foundation Course in neonates, the Critical Care pathway will develop your career in neonatal nursing with confidence and skill. (bcu.ac.uk)
  • The ACR emphasizes the importance of continuing education and training in coding and billing as a critical element in effectively managing rheumatology practices. (the-rheumatologist.org)
  • How do I obtain continuing education credit? (utah.edu)
  • Additionally, the information that you entered into the form will be saved in our submission database to verify with the accrediting body that you have completed the continuing education activity. (utah.edu)
  • This article has an associated Continuing Education component. (nursingcenter.com)
  • The allocation of graduate supervision for this course is the responsibility of the Department for Continuing Education and/or the Department of Paediatrics and it is not always possible to accommodate the preferences of incoming graduate students to work with a particular member of staff. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Under exceptional circumstances a supervisor may be found outside the Department for Continuing Education and/or the Department of Paediatrics. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Continuing education for all members of Bellin Health System to assure compliance with professional standards and licensing criteria will be required. (bellin.org)
  • The Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care published by the CDC in 2016 includes an Infection Prevention Checklist for Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care. (dentalcare.com)
  • Named a Northern California 'Super Lawyer' in the area of Health Care Law by San Francisco Magazine , 2010-2014, 2016. (nossaman.com)
  • We do this to ensure team-ready graduates who are well prepared to enter a rapidly changing health care delivery system in which emerging models of collaborative heath care are the rule. (uky.edu)
  • The PPAESS tool allows health practices to further optimize practice space, patient time, individual/group education and is highly effective for assessment of patient satisfaction. (igi-global.com)
  • Interim results of the needs assessments also supported stakeholder discussions at the Better Aging: Ontario Education Summit held on February 13, In particular, this needs assessment seeks to identify optimal approaches to implementation of educational recommendations 102, 130, 131 and 132 of Dr. Samir Sinha s, Living Longer, Living Well, which state: 102. (docplayer.net)
  • Students interested in the education of the deaf and hard of hearing specialization with a bilingual-bicultural focus must pass an ASL assessment. (usu.edu)
  • It was fabulous to hear that as well as developing detailed profiles with pupils who need some additional support, schools were talking about doing it with whole classes and, in some schools, starting with the teachers. (helensandersonassociates.co.uk)
  • Perhaps the most visible commitment to evidence-based practice was AHRQ's support of a clinical practice guideline program that produced 19 guidelines from 1990 to 1996 ( http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/cpgonline.htm ) on important conditions such as heart failure and otitis media (8) . (annals.org)
  • This project will examine the health information needs of older adults to inform the design of systems to support their health and independence. (ahrq.gov)
  • Today, we are delighted to work with our colleagues at HIMSS to extend and support that conversation with new audiences -- at the Health Datapalooza, and year-round. (academyhealth.org)
  • Call 1.800.8.COOPER to speak with a Cooper representative who can answer your questions, schedule appointments and register you for classes, events and support groups. (cooperhealth.org)
  • Broadly speaking, the challenges and lessons learned fall into four categories: differences across clinical areas, registry participation and variation among participating registries, recruiting and integrating stakeholders into the harmonization process, and translating narrative definitions into standardized terminologies. (ahrq.gov)
  • This way, education can become personal for all and those with big challenges and those with smaller challenges will receive equal opportunity to have their voice heard. (helensandersonassociates.co.uk)
  • This is the second installment in a series of bulletins discussing some of the challenges compliance officers face and offers best practices to show how health care providers and their compliance officers can work cooperatively to establish and maintain effective compliance programs and avoid False Claims Act whistleblower lawsuits. (bricker.com)
  • A project/sunset review summarizes the challenges, solutions, and lessons of a recently completed project. (ahrq.gov)
  • As decision makers at every level wrestle with the urgent need to broaden access to health care, three challenges have become clear. (nap.edu)
  • This practice-focused unit offers an introduction to evidence-based practice. (sheffield.ac.uk)
  • The unit aims to facilitate development of the skills which underpin evidence based practice. (sheffield.ac.uk)
  • Students undertake a written assignment which explores the evidence base of one aspect of their own area of practice. (sheffield.ac.uk)
  • 3 To facilitate this, the Sicily consensus statement on EBP provides a description of core knowledge and skills required to practise in an evidence-based manner and a curriculum that outlines the minimum requirements for educating health professionals in EBP. (bmj.com)
  • 5 Recent reviews 3 6 evaluating the adoption of evidence-based recommendations for teaching EBP however point to poor uptake of existing resources available to guide EBP education. (bmj.com)
  • While at least some level of harmonization was feasible in each of the five clinical areas, several factors affected the degree to which harmonization was reached in each of the workgroups, ranging from the implementation of the workgroups to outcome measure-related issues, such as gaps in existing evidence, lack of validated measurement tools, and variations in clinical practice. (ahrq.gov)
  • Authors of this paper have received funding for Evidence-based Practice Center reports. (annals.org)
  • This month's Journal of Nursing Education takes a look at evidence-based practice (EBP) with. (hcpro.com)
  • When minimal evidence is available, recommendations are based on the Guideline Development Group's experience and opinion of what constitutes good practice. (bmj.com)
  • Together, we will drive better data and better evidence, spur innovation, inform decisions, and ultimately achieve better health. (academyhealth.org)
  • Thought you might appreciate this item(s) I saw at International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare. (lww.com)
  • There is a lack of empirical evidence to describe the impact of conflict of interest in the health care industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lessons concern selecting the right topics and scope, working effectively with partners, and balancing consistency and flexibility in methods. (annals.org)
  • C. The U.S. Public Health Service recommends routine booster doses of the hepatitis B vaccine. (dentalcare.com)
  • A lot of times, that first prenatal visit becomes an opportunity for us to get in some routine health maintenance as well. (ket.org)