• difficulties
  • Some of the difficulties experienced by patients include: poor coordination of medical care, managing multiple medications, increases in their time spent managing illness, difficulty managing multiple illness management regimes, and aggravation of one condition by symptoms or treatment of another. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • The main objective of the project of this mixed-methods study is to assess preventable factors associated with maternal and neonatal near miss morbidity, from the perspective of patients and healthcare providers. (springer.com)
  • Social factors, e.g., socioeconomic status, education level, and race/ethnicity, are a major cause for the disparities observed in the care of chronic disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The three most common challenges to patients and carers in managing chronic illness (either caused or made worse by co-morbidity), relate to acting on risk factors, recognising signs and symptoms of illness and managing medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychiatric
  • For patients with schizophrenia, psychiatric symptoms and cognitive deficits limit their social functioning and a fast paced medical health care environment is difficult to navigate. (hindawi.com)
  • hospital
  • Patient responses are said to predict the likelihood of a return to the ER or hospital. (papermasters.com)
  • Patient Safety in Nursing - Improving Patient Safety in Nursing requires reforms in hospital procedures so that nurses can spend the majority of their time working with patients. (papermasters.com)
  • MedTrak, the information system used by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), currently notifies PCPs when patients are admitted and discharged from the hospital. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We measured service use and a multidimensional concept of continuity of care in 323 patients who were to be discharged from hospital following compulsory treatment for psychosis to investigate the association between continuity and rehospitalisation. (ox.ac.uk)
  • To some extent this issue is also intertwined with the extent to which the program should support outreach services relative to admitted patient hospital care. (health.gov.au)
  • It is a modern local hospital providing acute and rehabilitation services for residents across Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering and some services to patients from South West Essex. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Of the five key questions that CQC asks, we rated the hospital as good for caring. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Health information exchange (HIE) is the mobilization of health care information electronically across organizations within a region, community or hospital system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adverse effect (medicine) Adverse event Evidence-based medicine Hospital accreditation Iatrogenesis Iatrogenic disorder International healthcare accreditation Latent human error Medical error Nursing care Patient safety organization Peter Pronovost Root cause analysis Serious adverse event Swiss Cheese model of accident causation in human systems Palmieri, P. A., DeLucia, P. R., Ott, T. E., Peterson, L. T., & Green, A. (2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • Information continuity in the information technology sense may exist alongside physical care continuity, such as when a medical chart arrives with a patient to the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare technicians provide a key role in patient care and cleanliness of hospital units. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individuals including health professionals and allied health professions can be self-employed or working as an employee in a hospital, clinic, or other health care institution, whether government operated, private for-profit, or private not-for-profit (e.g. non-governmental organization). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • The law is estimated to have expanded health insurance coverage by 20 million people by early 2016 and is expected to expand health care to 34 million people by 2021. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • They can lead to a significant improvement on patient safety by reducing medical risks and delays in diagnosis, facilitating continuity of care and preventing life threatening adverse events. (igi-global.com)
  • This screening measure performed by HCT's can help create awareness and assist in the diagnosis and prevention of patient depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. (wikipedia.org)
  • handover
  • There is limited information on the professional conduct of health workers who provide intrapartum care, particularly on duty handover processes and practices in the hospital's maternity unit. (springer.com)
  • implementation
  • The Continuity of Care Document (CCD) is an HL7 CDA implementation of the Continuity of Care Record (CCR). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to changes driven by federal activities, the lessons learned in the ongoing implementation of some state-sponsored HIEs (such as the North Carolina HIE) and the fluctuating nature of health care regulations at the level of the state governments themselves are leading to additional refinement. (wikipedia.org)
  • electronically
  • MedTrak, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) electronic physician communication tool, has proven successful and is poised to move forward with an initiative the investigators call virtual continuity, allowing PCPs to follow their patients electronically if they cannot do so physically. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • It is a way to create flexible documents that contain the most relevant and timely core health information about a patient, and to send these electronically from one caregiver to another. (wikipedia.org)
  • The health record as well as any electronically stored variant of the traditional paper files contain proper identification of the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • transitional care
  • Transitional care is frequently required for older adults who need various health care services in a number of different environments. (papermasters.com)
  • Most transitional care study has occurred in the movement from hospitalization to other settings, such as nursing facilities , rehabilitation facilities, or the patient's home. (papermasters.com)
  • Transitional care is also required for younger patients with chronic conditions , especially as individuals move out of pediatrics and into adult services. (papermasters.com)
  • Currently, there is only one national measure of care in transitional care. (papermasters.com)
  • Specific types of case management programs include catastrophic or large claim management programs, maternity case management programs, and transitional care management programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Health care is provided by a variety of health care professionals who include doctors (intern doctors, resident doctors who are on post-graduate trainng in Obstetrics and Gynecology or Family Medicine, Specialist Obstetricians of various ranks (registrars, consultants, senior consultants and university professors), nursing staff (midwives of various ranks), paramedical staff (laboratory staff, pharmacists, medical records staff and physiotherapists). (springer.com)
  • The types of information captured within this document include patient's medical history, medication allergies, immunization statuses, laboratory and diagnostic test images, vital signs and patient demographics. (wikipedia.org)
  • These duties include: Cleaning of duty specific equipment Use of atypical equipment Completion of qualification to provide specific care Knowledge based studies to enhance the work environment Most allied health programs are of associate degree levels or state issued certification. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • Primary health-care providers across the WHO European Region are under great pressure to provide high-quality, patient-centred care, despite heavy workloads and the ever-growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). (who.int)
  • Outline the key knowledge and skills physiotherapists will require in order to provide effective rehabilitation programmes using Microsoft Kinect in the rehabilitation of stroke patients in the future. (physio-pedia.com)
  • While Tzevet Hatzolah volunteers provide both emergency first responder care and emergency transport utilizing Magen David Adom ambulances, Ichud Hatzalah only provides first responder care and rely on Magen David Adom for emergency transport. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such documentations provide evidence regarding safe, effective and ethical care and insinuates accountability for healthcare institutions and professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other cognitive services such as in-depth medication consultations are also impractical to conduct over such audiovisual technology, which do not provide acoustic privacy for the patient, nor do they meet mandatory criteria for conducting such services that require an "in-person discussion" to occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare technicians provide two levels of care, direct and indirect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare technicians or HCT are also known as Patient Care Technician (PCT) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).HCT's objectives are to provide basic nursing care, use communication skills to assist patients to adapting to common health problems, provide continuity of care, demonstrate acceptance of responsibility for learning purposes, and proper demonstration for accountability purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • It can be provided in different settings, such as Urgent care centres which provide services to patients same day with the appointment or walk-in basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The information contained in the medical record allows health care providers to determine the patient's medical history and provide informed care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluation
  • 1. Starfield B. Primary Care: Concept Evaluation and Policy New York, NY: Oxford University Press 1998. (mdedge.com)
  • 2) Planning & delivery of care 3) Evaluation of results for each patient & adjustment of the care plan 4) Evaluation of overall program effectiveness & adjustment of the program In the context of a health insurer or health plan it is defined as: A method of managing the provision of health care to members with high-cost medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Conclusions and implications: As high-technology treatment dramatically expands, healthcare organisations need to be concerned about all dimensions of continuity. (diva-portal.org)
  • Methods We conducted a 36-month prospective cohort study of the patients recruited to the Oxford Community Treatment Order Trial (OCTET). (ox.ac.uk)
  • Foster the collaboration between local Indigenous health services and visiting health professionals to target the delivery of essential treatment to patients with chronic disease. (health.gov.au)
  • However, screening and treatment for diabetes and other metabolic conditions remain poor for these patients. (hindawi.com)
  • Patient treatment adherence may be supported with simple reminding methods e.g. text message reminders. (doria.fi)
  • Patients' needs were assessed and care and treatment was delivered in line with evidenced-based guidance. (cqc.org.uk)
  • Some patients were experiencing more than 18 weeks from referral to treatment time (RTT). (cqc.org.uk)
  • Virtual medical treatment also entails potentially decreased human interaction between medical professionals and patients, an increased risk of error when medical services are delivered in the absence of a registered professional, and an increased risk that protected health information may be compromised through electronic storage and transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the treatment of HIV, the success of antiretroviral therapies means that many patients will experience this infection as a chronic disease that for many will span several decades of their life. (wikipedia.org)
  • The technician is an integral member of the unit-based healthcare team, they contribute to the continuity of care by decreasing fragmentation through decentralization of selected diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Among individuals that consulted in public primary health care services, female gender, age, and the Family Health Program were associated with interpersonal continuity of care. (scielo.br)
  • Collaboration among providers is a desirable characteristic of primary care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some countries and jurisdictions, health care planning is distributed among market participants, whereas in others, planning occurs more centrally among governments or other coordinating bodies. (wikipedia.org)
  • In others, there is a concerted effort among governments, trade unions, charities, religious organizations, or other co-ordinated bodies to deliver planned health care services targeted to the populations they serve. (wikipedia.org)
  • describe
  • Health Care Reform - Health Care Reform research papers discuss term used to describe changing health policy in a given country, specifically in the United States. (papermasters.com)
  • Remote dispensing is used in health care environments to describe the use of automated systems to dispense (package and label) prescription medications without an on-site pharmacist. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Remote dispensing can also be used to describe the pharmacist controlled remote prescription dispensing units which connect patients to a remotely located pharmacist over video interface to receive counseling and medication dispensing. (wikipedia.org)
  • This use of this term in health information technology initiated at Seattle, Washington, at the Group Health Cooperative non-profit care system to describe activities including data sharing, allergy and medication reconciliation, and interfacing of data between health care institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The terms medical record, health record, and medical chart are used somewhat interchangeably to describe the systematic documentation of a single patient's medical history and care across time within one particular health care provider's jurisdiction. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • Commitment to a regular physician: how long will patients wait to see their own physician for acute illness? (mdedge.com)
  • Conclusion Patients with severe and relapsing psychotic illness are seen frequently and consistently in community mental health services. (ox.ac.uk)
  • For many people with schizophrenia and other serious mental illness, the mental health center is the primary point of contact with the health care system [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Concerning the qualitative experience of people with multimorbid chronic illness, Jowsey et al (2009) write: "Co-morbidity increased the amount of time participants spent managing their health and increased patients' dependency on others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Challenges for co-morbid chronic illness care and policy in Australia: a qualitative study. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of an individual dossier style medical record, where records are kept on each patient by name and illness type originated at the Mayo Clinic out of a desire to simplify patient tracking and to allow for medical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical care
  • 19. Donabedian A. Evaluating the quality of medical care Milbank Quarterly 1966;44:166. (mdedge.com)
  • 31. Weiss GL, Ramsey CA. Regular source of primary medical care and patient satisfaction QRB 1989;180-184. (mdedge.com)
  • Remote patient monitoring through mobile technology can reduce the need for outpatient visits and enable remote prescription verification and drug administration oversight, potentially significantly reducing the overall cost of medical care. (wikipedia.org)
  • physically
  • Hands-on patient training on inhalers and glucose meters is not feasible with remote dispensing, and administration of injections is impossible without a physically present pharmacist. (wikipedia.org)
  • measures
  • Preventative Care - Preventative Care research papers examine a part of the health care system that takes measures to stave off diseases. (papermasters.com)
  • No statistically significant differences were found in patients' experienced continuity between the trial arms, but important trends were seen in measures of needs for care in favour of those receiving the intervention. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • We collected data from medical records on eight previously operationalized measures of continuity. (ox.ac.uk)
  • provision
  • Progress towards them depends on how systems carry out four vital functions: provision of health care services, resource generation, financing, and stewardship. (wikipedia.org)
  • remotely
  • Additionally, some patients who feel uncomfortable in a doctors office may do better remotely. (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical remote-dispensing system is monitored remotely by a central pharmacy and includes secure, automated medication dispensing hardware that is capable of producing patient-specific packages of medications on demand. (wikipedia.org)