Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Veterans Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.Hospitals, Veterans: Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.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.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.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 Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Veterans Disability Claims: Disorders claimed as a result of military service.United StatesHealth Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.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 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.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).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)Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.Hospitals, General: Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.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)Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.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.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.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 Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.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)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)Gulf War: United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.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.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).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).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).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.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.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.Hospitals, Urban: Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.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.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.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)Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Hospitals, Pediatric: Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.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.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.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.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.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.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)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 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.Hospitals, District: Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.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.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.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.Government Programs: Programs and activities sponsored or administered by local, state, or national governments.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.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.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.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.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.IraqLogistic 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.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.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.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.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 Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.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.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.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.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Outpatient 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.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.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.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.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.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.Great BritainManaged Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.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 Departments: Major administrative divisions of the hospital.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.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.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.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.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.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.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.Hospital Units: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.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)Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.EnglandLibraries, Hospital: Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.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.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.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.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.State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.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.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.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.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)Surgery Department, Hospital: Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.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.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.Eligibility Determination: Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.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.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.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)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.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.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.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.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.BrazilHealth 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)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.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.Databases, Factual: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.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.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)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.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.Chemical Warfare: Tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, or asphyxiating gases.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.IndiaHospital Bed Capacity, 500 and overReproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Inpatients: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Hospitals, County: Hospitals controlled by the county government.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.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.AfghanistanConsumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.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.Utilization Review: An organized procedure carried out through committees to review admissions, duration of stay, professional services furnished, and to evaluate the medical necessity of those services and promote their most efficient use.State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.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.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.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.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.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)Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.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.Patient Readmission: Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.Home Care Services: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.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.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.
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... including private mental health practice (5%), pharmaceutical industry (7%), public mental health (8%), academia (12%), and ... Half of the membership practices in a hospital setting (a little over half of those members practice in government supported ... hospitals, such as with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs), with the other half practicing in a diverse number ... "Comparing Pharmacy Graduate Programs". Cedars.cedarville.edu. Cedars. Retrieved 26 April 2017. "CPNP Collegiate Chapter Bylaws ...
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The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center is a veterans' hospital in Salisbury operated by the United States Department of ... The Salisbury Sculpture Show is an example of an existing public art program. The local Rowan Arts Council offers a Rowan Art ... Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and affiliated doctors' offices provide a majority of the city residents' healthcare. ... Salisbury is home to a vibrant downtown area that encompasses several blocks near the intersection of Innes Street and Main ...
... and the Health Sciences Library. The Children's Hospital and the University of Colorado Hospital are to the south of the campus ... the Children's Hospital, the future Veterans Affairs hospital, and a residential/retail town center known as 21 Fitzsimons. The ... The Children's Hospital is affiliated with the CU School of Medicine and offers pediatric medical training programs. It is the ... the University of Colorado encompasses three institutions, down from four. On October 29, 2007, the board of regents voted to ...
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  • Health psychology, which encompasses a vast number of fields, tops the list of emerging specialty areas. (nepsy.com)
  • After a brief historical overview, the status of specialty training and certification in Special Needs Dentistry in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand will be reviewed including descriptions of recently developed training and credentialing programs. (jdentaled.org)
  • Her specialty areas encompass trauma, addiction, families and couples, children and veterans to name a few - often working with children no one else could reach. (naswma.org)
  • Medanta Mediclinic in Defence Colony of Delhi's main Ring Road is a multi- super specialty clinic and daycare facility set up by Medanta - The Medicity, as an extension of their flagship hospital in Gurgaon. (credihealth.com)
  • To become board certified, candidates must complete a residency program and pass a specialty certification exam from a certifying board including the American Board of Medical Specialties ( ABMS ), the American Osteopathic Association ( AOA ), or the American Board of Physician Specialties ( ABPS ). (rn-program.com)
  • According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , an estimated 1.7 million Americans suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2017 alone, and more than 47,000 died as a result of opioid overdose, leading government agencies to declare a nationwide public health emergency that year. (newswise.com)
  • In 2017, there were more than 200 OT assistant programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education , a part of the American Occupational Therapy Association . (human-anatomy.org)
  • In 2017, there were about 500 surgical technologist programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). (medical-technology.org)
  • Creative Forces is a partnership between the NEA and the DoD focused on expanding the capacity for creative arts therapies programming within the DoD, examining its impact on clinical outcomes, and connecting service members to community-based arts programs to promote continue arts engagement (NEA, 2017). (deepdyve.com)
  • Nearly 45 percent of veterans are 65 years and older and also qualify for Medicare (Van Diepen, 2001b). (nap.edu)
  • 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. (nap.edu)
  • A recent analysis found that the government could have saved roughly $14 billion on the top 50 drugs covered by Medicare Part D in 2016 if the program negotiated drugmakers down to prices paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs, STAT reports. (healtheconomics.com)
  • A recent article published in Health Affairs found that 28 percent of high-cost Medicare beneficiaries in 2012 remained high-cost over the two following years, and that most were younger and more likely to be minorities. (healtheconomics.com)
  • 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. (cms.gov)
  • 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. (aaacn.org)
  • Angela Fagerlin, PhD, is the first permanent chair of the University of Utah School of Medicine's new Department of Population Health Sciences. (auanet.org)
  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. (cdc.gov)
  • In Chicago alone, Astellas USA Foundation donated funds to support the purchase of thirteen VGo robots for seven children's hospitals. (vecna.com)
  • Dr. Desai completed a five-year surgical residency training program in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital of Washington University in St. Louis, as well as an American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship with particular training in facial plastic and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • degree is required Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our inpatient surgical service. (juju.com)
  • For example, it isn't necessary to be a Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) to work on a hospital Medical-Surgical (MedSurg) floor, and most MedSurg nurses are not CMSRNs. (upitt.com)
  • Check with each technical school below for assistance with surgical technologist certificate program requirements, degree prerequisites, and class registration. (medical-technology.org)
  • Many community colleges and vocational schools, as well as some universities and hospitals, have accredited programs in surgical technology. (medical-technology.org)
  • 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. (auanet.org)
  • 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. (aaacn.org)
  • At Stony Brook Medicine, our Registered Nurses are critical members of the team who diagnose and treat responses to actual or potential health problems by means of nursing methods and techniques such as case finding, health teaching and counseling. (childrenshospitals.net)
  • Woman's is one of four Magnet hospitals in Louisiana, a distinction awarded by American Nurses Association. (beckershospitalreview.com)
  • In a recent brief to the Canadian Nurses Association's National Expert Commission on the Health of Our Nation, the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses (ACEN) discussed leadership needs in the Canadian healthcare system, and promoted the pivotal role of nursing executives in transforming Canada's healthcare system into an integrated patient-centric system. (longwoods.com)
  • Specifically, Amara's (2000) report recommended that eHealth transformational agendas recognize and position nurses as the most qualified to respond to the current changes in our health system. (longwoods.com)
  • He has practiced in hospital and outpatient settings, and completed an American Physical Therapy Association residency in Sports Physical Therapy. (usf.edu)
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. (advanceweb.com)
  • The federal government has a responsibility to ensure that the more than $500 billion invested annually in these programs is used wisely to reduce the burden of illness, injury, and disability and to improve the health and functioning of the population. (nap.edu)
  • 4 The definition of Special Needs Dentistry used in Australia and New Zealand (the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons) is "that part of dentistry concerned with the oral health of people adversely affected by intellectual disability, medical, physical, or psychiatric issues. (jdentaled.org)
  • 7- , 9 That year, at the XV Congress of the International Association of Disability and Oral Health in Spain, there was a lengthy debate about developing a career structure for people working in the field. (jdentaled.org)
  • 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. (utah.edu)
  • Facilities participating with NESCIT will contribute to the communication between clinicians to share treatment ideas, problem solve, and discuss program development ideas. (bu.edu)
  • The RAHC Internal Medicine Residency Program started in 2002 and approximately 90% of its graduates practice in Texas with the majority practicing in the Rio Grande Valley. (harlingenedc.com)
  • Dr. Derse is member of the board of the American Society for Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME) and of the board of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors (ABPD). (mcw.edu)
  • He is a past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH), and former chair of the National Ethics Committee of the Veterans Health Administration, He served as Senior Consultant for Academic Affairs at the American Medical Association's Institute for Ethics and as a member of the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging. (mcw.edu)
  • Having trained more than 20 bioethicists, former fellows can be found leading programs across the country, contributing to bioethics literature and innovating the field. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • This full-time two-year program ensures a strong foundation in clinical, scholarly and institutional components of the bioethics profession while advancing fellows' individual interests and career goals. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Delphi Behavioral Health Group was carefully vetted and selected to be a trusted provider and partner with AddictionCenter, based on the quality of treatment that Delphi provides and their rigorous commitment to ethical practices. (4drugrehab.org)
  • Our long-standing commitment to the education of our trainees has led to the establishment the ACGME Accredited Interventional Radiology - Integrated & Independent Residency Programs. (pitt.edu)
  • The Caring, Hope, Commitment program launches today and will highlight donor stories, such as Mikaela Alt, who at 18 became a living donor and gave a kidney to a friend who desperately needed a transplant. (core.org)
  • In 2016, the Caring, Hope, Commitment program received a Donate Life America Pinnacle Award for its contribution to advancing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility. (core.org)
  • Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program. (juju.com)
  • Request more information about accredited nurse training programs. (health-department.com)
  • HIPAA violation compromises a patient and lands a nurse in hot water - A reader was reprimanded by her state board of nursing for a HIPAA violation because she threw a document with Protected Health Information into a regular trash container rather than the required shredder container. (aaacn.org)
  • 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. (credihealth.com)
  • Directed by Robert Attaran, MD (deputy director Ryan Kaple, MD ) the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship is a one-year ACGME-accredited program that is performed upon completion of a three-year fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease. (yale.edu)
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program. (upitt.com)
  • Licensure typically requires the completion of an accredited occupational therapy assistant education program, completion of all fieldwork requirements, and passing the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam. (human-anatomy.org)
  • Programs range in length from several months to 2 years, and they grant a diploma or associate's degree upon completion. (medical-technology.org)
  • Completion of a specialized training program in advanced endoscopy. (healthecareers.com)
  • Completion of program requirements will prepare fellows for careers primarily in the clinical setting as independent ethics consultants, but also in academic environments. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Applicants may be neurosurgeons, radiologists or neurologists, but must have completed a US residency training program and have the necessary prerequisites to be eligible for CAST certification, as well as recognition from their respective national board upon fellowship completion. (us.jobs)
  • Successful completion of a degree from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S.-accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred. (livecareer.com)
  • A large number of Sri Lankan combatants have experienced the profound effects of war trauma that drasticaly impacted their metal health and long-term functioning.The four year study on Sri Lankan soldiers who experienced war trauma reveals that PTSD is emerging among the combatants. (colombotelegraph.com)
  • To that end, we want you to be aware that AddictionCenter is compensated by Delphi Behavioral Health Group for the work AddictionCenter does in the development and operation of this site. (4drugrehab.org)
  • Learn more about why Delphi Behavioral Health Group is a trusted provider with AddictionCenter. (4drugrehab.org)
  • for patient stories, read the full article in the Fall 2016 issue of Inside Health . (ghs.org)
  • And, as the Associate Residency Program Director, has been awarded the George Nager MD Faculty Teaching Award as voted upon by the Johns Hopkins Residents. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The final section examines some key features of the programs beyond their quality enhancement processes. (nap.edu)
  • 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. (meadowlandshospital.org)
  • The program has grown exponentially, the quality has been outstanding, and our live donor programs are the way of the future because we can't get enough tissue from cadavers to meet the needs for all the people on waiting lists for kidneys and livers. (leadersmag.com)
  • Dr. Russ will bring to USF Health a two-year National Institutes of Health grant to determine whether trimetazidine, a drug used to treat angina, enhances aged skeletal muscle contraction and quality. (usf.edu)
  • Many states use the collected data on Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) and other serious adverse events for quality improvement initiatives and to provide greater transparency through public reporting. (cms.gov)
  • Our national accolades for clinical quality encompass the areas of work, processes, and technology. (apha.org)
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth has an successful Physician Assistant administrative leadership model in place. (juju.com)
  • This interdisciplinary medical team may include medical professionals such as neurologists, psychiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, and urologists, and non-physician health professionals such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, vocational counselors, psychologists and social workers. (aapmr.org)
  • The complexity of traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress, and military service itself presents challenges for music therapists when creating patient-centered program models. (deepdyve.com)
  • A 25-year veteran in the healthcare industry, Elaine was recently honored by UHS when she received the Chairman's Eagle Award in recognition of achieving the Chairman's Council for three years. (nevadabusiness.com)
  • A 4-year BSN program allows students to study specialized areas of nursing, including pediatrics, geriatrics and mental health nursing. (upitt.com)
  • More innovative areas like health-related behavior are taking over," she says. (nepsy.com)
  • 2002) indicate that Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) represents a common, if not the most prevalent, mental health problem in community studies in post-conflict areas. (colombotelegraph.com)