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.United StatesHealth 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.Veterans Disability Claims: Disorders claimed as a result of military service.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Hospitals, General: Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.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.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.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)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).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.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.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.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.Combat Disorders: Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Hospitals, Urban: Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.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.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.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.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.Hospitals, Pediatric: Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.Hospitals, District: Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.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)Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.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.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Hospital Departments: Major administrative divisions of the hospital.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention 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.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 of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.IraqMaternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.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.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.EnglandHospital Units: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.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.Great BritainRisk 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.Libraries, Hospital: Information centers primarily serving the needs of hospital medical staff and sometimes also providing patient education and other services.Library Services: Services offered to the library user. They include reference and circulation.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Hospital Records: Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.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.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.Surgery Department, Hospital: Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.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.Diagnostic Services: Organized services for the purpose of providing diagnosis to promote and maintain health.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.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.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.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.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.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).Nursing Services: A general concept referring to the organization and administration of nursing activities.Food Service, Hospital: Hospital department that manages and supervises the dietary program in accordance with the patients' requirements.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)Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.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.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.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)Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.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.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.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.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.Nursing Service, Hospital: The hospital department which is responsible for the organization and administration of nursing activities.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Hospital Bed Capacity, 500 and overHospitals, County: Hospitals controlled by the county government.Chemical Warfare: Tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, or asphyxiating gases.AfghanistanHealth Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Inpatients: Persons admitted to health facilities which provide board and room, for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Cardiology Service, Hospital: The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cardiac patient.American Hospital Association: A professional society in the United States whose membership is composed of hospitals.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.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)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.Genetic Services: Organized services to provide diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of genetic disorders.Patient Readmission: Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.Hospital Shared Services: Cooperation among hospitals for the purpose of sharing various departmental services, e.g., pharmacy, laundry, data processing, etc.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.Hospitals, Municipal: Hospitals controlled by the city government.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.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)Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.LondonLaboratories, Hospital: Hospital facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid: An herbicide with strong irritant properties. Use of this compound on rice fields, orchards, sugarcane, rangeland, and other noncrop sites was terminated by the EPA in 1985. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Eligibility Determination: Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.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.CaliforniaHospitals, Religious: Private hospitals that are owned or sponsored by religious organizations.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.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Health Services Misuse: Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.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.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.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.Oncology Service, Hospital: The hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the cancer patient.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.Hospitals, Military: Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.Hospitals, Maternity: Special hospitals which provide care to women during pregnancy and parturition.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.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.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.Continuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.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.Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Personal Health Services: Health care provided to individuals.Dental Service, Hospital: Hospital department providing dental care.Ancillary Services, Hospital: Those support services other than room, board, and medical and nursing services that are provided to hospital patients in the course of care. They include such services as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and physical therapy services.Psychiatric Department, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the organization and administration of psychiatric services.Pharmaceutical Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.American Civil War: 1861-1865 conflict between the Union (Northern states) and the 11 Southern states that seceded and were organized as the Confederate States of America.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.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.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.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.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.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.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.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)Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Korean War: An armed conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. The parties included United Nations forces from 15 member nations under United States command against military from North Korea and the Peoples Republic of China.Medical Records: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.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.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Ambulances: A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.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.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Regional Medical Programs: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.Hospital Bed Capacity, under 100Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Risk Adjustment: The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Home Care Services, Hospital-Based: Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Telemedicine: Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.Bed Occupancy: A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Fees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Long-Term Care: Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.Croatia: Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Outpatients: Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.ScotlandHealthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Emergency Services, Psychiatric: Organized services to provide immediate psychiatric care to patients with acute psychological disturbances.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.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)Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Blast Injuries: Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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... including Cook County Hospital, the West Side Veterans Administration Hospital and Rush St. Luke's Presbyterian Medical Center ... the College provides highly regarded clinical and distributive services to patients at the University of Illinois Medical ... UHP encompasses the six health sciences colleges (pharmacy, applied health sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing, and the ... research and public service, the college interacts with Chicago-area communities through numerous patient-oriented service ...
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  • She joined Universal Health Services, parent company of NNMC, in 2005, after almost a decade of healthcare experience. (
  • In addition to her role at the hospital, Tiffany is passionate about population and community health. (
  • Elaine Glaser has been the CEO/COO of Valley Hospital since 2005, but has been in executive leadership with the hospital's parent company, Universal Health Services (UHS), since 2004. (
  • The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) is seeking a Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to. (
  • See also Veterans Health Administration which serves U.S. veterans. (
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  • As an added benefit for veterans referred to MHMC, each will be partnered with a personal "health quarterback" to guide them through the healthcare process and help them navigate the the hospital's various programs and services. (
  • The information on the micro-data tapes available for purchase was supplied to the Agency for statistical summaries and health services research. (
  • It is necessary, therefore, that the individual ordering such micro-data tapes sign the following assurance: By using this documentation, the user gives assurance that individual elementary unit data on the micro-data tapes being ordered will be used solely for statistical summaries and health services research. (
  • This survey provides extensive information on health expenditures by or on behalf of families and individuals, the financing of these expenditures, and each person's use of services. (
  • Since the 1970s the intramural research program has given particular emphasis to studies of the use and financing of health services. (
  • NMES-1 produced information on a broad range of issues such as the number and characteristics of the uninsured and the underinsured, the tax implications of excluding employer-paid premiums for health insurance from employee income, and the differences among socioeconomic and demographic groups with respect to the use of health services. (
  • Together, the major components of NMES-2 contain information to make national estimates of health status, use of health services, insurance coverage, expenditures, and sources of payment for the civilian population of the United States during the period from January 1 to December 31, 1987. (
  • Baseline data on household composition, employment, and insurance were updated at each interview, and information was obtained on illnesses, use of health services, and health expenditures for each family member. (
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. (
  • The Secretary of Health and Human Services oversees a budget of approximately $700 billion and approximately 65,000 employees. (
  • The Department's programs are administered by 11 operating divisions, including 8 agencies in the U.S. Public Health Service and 3 human services agencies. (
  • Aside from a good salary, many medical education programs include excellent health benefits, as well as tuition payment plans. (
  • 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. (
  • 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. (
  • Over the years, Christian said he turned to the Veteran Affairs hospital as he struggled with health issues. (
  • The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government. (
  • Dr. Adams received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System in Chicago. (
  • 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. (
  • In the meantime the U.S. Military Health System has embarked on a huge program of military hospital and clinic construction and on page 8 we take a look at the challenges they face and how we are working to help resolve them. (
  • Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients' lives each day. (
  • Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. (
  • At Encompass Health, you'll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. (
  • Union Hospital in Cecil County has signed a letter of intent to become a part of LifeBridge Health as it seeks more resources to serve its patients. (
  • The home health aides' services may be reimbursable under Medicaid. (
  • UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System. (
  • Created in 2012, Maine's Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) is responsible for most of the mental health support for adults in the state. (
  • The Council also advocates for residents with mental health issues and monitors the allocation and operation of mental health services within the state. (
  • Meeting monthly in the state capital of Augusta, the Council's membership includes youth, adults, families, mental health professionals, state employees, and those who utilize the state's mental health services. (
  • She contends that the hospital failed to accommodate her disabilities by deliberately withholding from her a device she used to speak and discriminated against her by putting her in a "seclusion" room to punish her, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12181, the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. 794, and the Wisconsin Mental Health Act. (
  • She brought claims under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. § 12181, which governs public accommodations of fered by private entities, including hospitals, as well as Sec tion 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794, and the Wis consin Mental Health Act, Wis. (
  • We provide skilled home health services for people who are in need of skilled nursing, home health aide, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social workers. (
  • Licensed by the State of New York, its affiliates serve patients in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, Seneca and Yates counties, and combined is one of the largest full-service home health systems in the nation. (
  • 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. (
  • would give veterans who can't get timely appointments with VA doctors the option of going to community health centers, military hospitals or private doctors at the VA's expense. (
  • The measure would give veterans who cannot get timely appointments with VA doctors the option of going to community health centers, military hospitals or private doctors, and would authorize the VA to lease 27 new health facilities, including four in California (San Diego, Chico, Chula Vista and Redding). (
  • And it would authorize the National Health Service Corps to forgive college loans for doctors and nurses who go to work at the VA. (
  • It goes without saying that right now, where there are waiting lists, we are going to get veterans the help they need immediately," Sanders said, referring to allowing veterans who face long waits at VA facilities to go to military hospitals, community health centers or private doctors. (
  • and Dr. Greenberg is Professor of Epidemiology and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Health Sciences and Practice, New York Medical College. (
  • 2 Steps in this direction have already been taken by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through its Healthy People 2020 initiative, which "provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. (
  • Thieme is a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health. (
  • Medical students, physicians, nurses, allied health specialists, hospitals, health insurance companies and others interested in health and healthcare are at focus of Thieme's activities. (
  • New Jersey government documents , encompassing various health-related reports, data, and links to relevant state government websites. (
  • Referred to as 'the frontline of the healthcare system', it encompasses a vast array of activities from health promotion to the long term, often lifelong, management of chronic illness. (
  • Residents spend the majority of their training at the two flagship institutions of the UPMC Health system - UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Shadyside Hospitals . (
  • All residents also have access to a variety of medical resources through the Health Sciences Library System serving the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. (
  • Other healthcare service includes a six-year term on the Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health for National Institutes of Health and chair of the board of Louisiana Hospital Association. (
  • When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo as your rehabilitation partner, you're choosing a h. (
  • Over $6 billion was available for the response, led by the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Homeland Security (DHS), with coordination provided by the Homeland Security Council (HSC) through its National Security Staff (NSS). (
  • An 1,176-bed full-service academic health system that includes Jack D. Weiler Hospital and is affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. (
  • The long tradition in the field of medical science is opening up the way for the solving more demanding health problems. (
  • Dr. Chrouser received her medical degree from the Mayo Medical School and completer her residency through the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. (
  • The multi-super speciality clinic and out patient facility delivers healthcare services to working professionals at DLF Cybercity. (
  • Basic Policies 13 A. Nephrology support service and facilities 13 B. Clinic mentors 15 C. Conference Attendance 15 D. Books and reading materials 16 E. Duty hours and on-call 17 F. Moonlighting 20 G. Procedure logs 20 H. Coverage of house staff 21 I. Vacations and business leave 21 J. Miscellaneous policies 22 IV. (
  • An average of 7,600 CT scans are performed monthly between University Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic. (
  • Approximately 50,000 sonograms are performed per year between the University Hospital, UAB Highlands Hospital, The Kirklin Clinic, and The Leeds Clinc. (
  • The Bagatin Clinic is the only clinic in Croatia that provides services in the fields of plastic surgery, dentistry, dermatology, and cosmetology, all in one place. (
  • Led by a group of nationally and internationally recognized physicians, the Interventional Cardiology service provides state of the art facilities for a full spectrum of coronary, structural heart, and peripheral vascular interventions (PVI). (
  • He is also a professor of medicine, part time, at Harvard Medical School and a Master of the American College of Physicians. (
  • To support tracking and surveillance efforts, an effective EHDI-IS collects accurate and complete data and exchanges information between hospitals, audiologists, physicians, and Part C Early Intervention programs. (
  • PM&R physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions associated with disabilities. (
  • PM&R physicians prescribe medications for muscle and nerve problems, attention and memory issues, behavior , sleep, pain, bowel and bladder concerns, respiratory or gastrointestinal issues, and many other medical problems, just like other physicians. (
  • In the present day, these physicians are now professors at the same hospital, dealing with their medical careers and with their personal lives, especially so given the five are members of a band. (
  • According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. (
  • Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. (
  • The University of Maryland Medical Center's top executive apologized to a patient who was discharged and found on the street wearing only a thin hospital gown and socks outside its midtown facility, calling it an isolated incident. (
  • Independence Day was the best day to begin implementation because of what it represents to this country's history, and because this program will mark a huge step in helping veterans achieve their healthcare independence," stated Considine. (
  • Charlie Lord, a Quaker CO at a Philadelphia mental hospital known as Byberry, secretly took a series of pictures that ran in Life Magazine on May 6, 1946, as part of an exposé of the horrific state of the country's mental hospitals. (
  • The resultant West Wing is comprised of two floors of vertical expansion over two floors of renovated space for services including surgery, oncology, ICU and PACU. (
  • The hospital houses 6 Centres of Excellence including The Heart Institute, Institute of Neurosciences, Bone & Joint Institute, Kidney & Urology Institute, Cancer Institute and Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology. (
  • You may be eligible to apply for student loan reimbursement under the Education Debt Reduction Program which has maximum awards of up to $120,000 for qualifying medical education loans. (
  • The PCCC program encompasses all or portions of 37 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (
  • This program feature, which we believe is unique to MHMC,illustrates the significance we place on veterans and their selfless service to our country," concluded Considine. (
  • The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Infectious Diseases encompasses two or more years. (
  • It allows your jurisdictional EHDI program to document and track infants that have or have not received recommended services at any step of the EHDI 1-3-6 process. (
  • She is a board-certified pathologist and serves as the medical director of microbiology, chemistry, support services, and is the co-director of the Veterans Affairs program at the Portland Healthcare System in Portland, Oregon. (
  • The complexity of traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress, and military service itself presents challenges for music therapists when creating patient-centered program models. (
  • This two-year fellowship draws on the robust Cleveland bioethics community and major medical centers, encompassing comprehensive clinical ethics consultation experience, focused scholarly activities in fellows' respective areas of interest, providing ethics education, participating in organizational service activities including ethics committee service, and the development of leadership and professionalism skills including ethics program development. (
  • In conjunction with an advisor, each fellow develops a two-year program plan encompassing core elements and additional activities that will support the fellow's individual career goals. (
  • HJF's scientific, administrative and program operations services empower investigators, clinicians, and medical researchers around the world to make discoveries in all areas of medicine. (
  • 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. (
  • His educational activities include oversight of the MCW's medical ethics curriculum and direction of graduate school courses encompassing law and bioethics, and ethics consultation. (
  • Before joining with UPMC in 2000, Dr. Averch was assistant professor of urology and director of Endourology at the Medical College of Virginia. (
  • In Nevada, a banner of George Purifoy adorns Main Street in Virginia City, honoring the Army sergeant's service in Vietnam. (
  • The first night at Western State Hospital in Staunton, Virginia, was horribly memorable. (
  • Shagoury notes that NHH, whose clinicians may serve as adjunct faculty at Dartmouth Medical School, offers good benefits, including step and cost-of-living raises. (
  • 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). (
  • Dr. Derse serves as ethics committee chair at Froedtert Hospital (the adult university hospital of the Medical College of Wisconsin) and ethics consultant for the Milwaukee VA Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. (
  • At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH CTS Sleep Disorders Associate is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population and performs comprehensive sleep testing and analysis. (
  • These events are open to 4th year medical students applying to residency programs this fall. (
  • Residency training opportunities include those leading to certification in combined certification in AP/CP which encompasses four years. (
  • More recently, he joined Help Me See as the chief medical officer for Latin America and with time seconded as Residency Training Director of the Mexican Institute of Ophthalmology (IMO) in Queretaro, Mexico. (
  • These encounters encompass both collaborative and RN independent activities. (
  • Through a solid history of collaborative scholarship and working together to provide educational opportunities for colleagues at area hospitals and universities, these institutions have cemented the relationships that ensure fellows access to broad resources in the field. (
  • The Library Development Bureau provides consulting and technical services and coordinates collaborative efforts for the state's public libraries. (
  • The temperature of the thermal water from the four sources at Krapinske Toplice is between 39°C and 41°C. A whole range of medical programmes that the local spa institutions offer are based on the application of natural therapeutic means such as the mentioned hyperthermal water and naturally therapeutic mud - "fango", along with a series of modern procedures of physical medicine and rehabilitation. (
  • Today you can have top quality services of physical medicine and rehabilitation here. (
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  • In addition to her leadership role at Valley Hospital, Elaine is extremely involved in the Southern Nevada medical community. (
  • The school received the 2009 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (
  • In addition, the building earned credits in the new categories Connection to the Natural World, Water Use Reduction (medical equipment cooling), Community Contaminant Prevention/Airborne Releases, and PBT (persistent bioaccumulative toxins) Source Reduction. (
  • In a community hospital setting, Clark [ 2 ] reported an average no-show rate of 62 appointments per day and an estimated annual cost of $3 million. (
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  • He serves on the Administrative Board of the Council for Faculty and Societies (CFAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). (
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  • Despite guidelines from governmental and professional groups ( 3 , 5 - 7 ), many hospitals have yet to institute any antimicrobial use policies or programs to improve antimicrobial agent prescribing ( 8 ). (
  • The remaining three programs-DOD TRICARE, VHA, and IHS-serve particular populations with whom the federal government has a special relationship, respectively, military personnel and their dependents, veterans, and Native Americans. (
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  • Over the years, Healthcare Heroes has had several distinguished members of Nevada's medical industry serve as judges for the event. (
  • 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. (
  • Four years later, the VA finally discovered the likely cause - thanks to a scan done outside the VA: Christian had an aggressive cyst that had grown to encompass large areas of bone by that time. (
  • MT-BC, Hannah Bronson,;MT-BC, Rebecca Vaudreuil, EDM,;MT-BC, Joke Bradt, PHD, 2018-03-20 00:00:00 Abstract In recent years, there has been increased demand for music therapy services within military treatment facilities to treat combat-related injuries. (
  • He directed the school's former second-year required Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine course for 15 years. (
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  • The American Dental Association (ADA) has for many years enabled attendees at its Annual Session to be screened for numerous medical conditions, and it has also provided an open forum to explore the issue of dentists' providing medical screenings in their dental offices. (
  • After meeting at the same medical school while undergrads, the five doctors have remained friends for the past 20 years. (
  • He pointed out that spending on GP services had been virtually static for the past five years, that the Medicare rebate for radiology services had not risen for ten and that the pathology budget was already capped. (
  • True, they have now excluded the most vulnerable (children under 16, pensioners, veterans, and people in nursing homes) from changes to bulk-billing, but their Plan B targets Medicare in a way not seen since Malcolm Fraser set his sights on it more than thirty years ago. (
  • The CMS Hospital-Acquired Conditions-Present on Admission (HAC-POA) policy resulted in improved hospital safety culture, increased staffing teamwork, more thorough coding documentation, and improved adherence to clinical guidelines within the first three years of implementation. (