• 2017
  • He is also the 2017-18 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Ontario. (concordcoalition.org)
  • replaced with acute-care centre" January 13, 2014 HotelDieuShaver.org, "About Hotel Dieu Shaver, St. Catharines, Ontario" September 10, 2017 Niagara Falls Review, "THE NEW ST. CATHARINES HOSPITAL: IS IT THE RIGHT SITE? (wikipedia.org)
  • collaboratively
  • The coalition works collaboratively to address health care costs, quality and access within our community and says poor oral health is costing the U.S. workforce. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Working collaboratively with BC Lower Mainland GreenCare, Ontario's Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Synergie Santé Environnement, the Coalition for Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction, Class 1 Inc., Aqueous Solutions, and Tersano Inc., approximately 250 kilograms of toxics and other hazardous waste will be reduced per year by replacing chemical agents with safer alternatives and implementing systems that reduce or eliminate the need for chemical use. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Co-founded by Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, and Michael Chernew, PhD, the V-BID Center is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan and operates collaboratively with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the University of Michigan Medical School, and the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centers
  • Health care spending over the past four years grew at the slowest rate in more than half a century, according to a new report by by the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Hospitals
  • Hospitals in emerging countries with the capacity to manage their own equipment are leaders in the development of a strengthened healthcare infrastructure," says Nick Hallack, President and CEO of MediSend. (prweb.com)
  • Our partner hospitals in this project were Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) in British Columbia, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Ontario, and University Health Network (UHN) in Ontario. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • The Coalition is partnering with three hospitals to gather this energy use data. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • On January 13, 2014, Health Minister, Deb Matthews, announced that the Ontario government had adopted a recommendation to close 5 of Niagara Health's 6 hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • disparities
  • Although the coalition is focused on disparities in black health care, its goal is to improve the lot for all and no one is turned away, said Melissa Robinson, president and CEO of the Black Health Care Coalition. (kansascity.com)
  • This will aid in the development, testing and implementation of effective strategies to improve care for diverse populations and reduce health disparities. (ibio.org)
  • 2. Reforms should strive for higher value and reduce disparities in ethnic and other minorities by focusing on keeping people healthy and intervening earlier, It called for coordinated care for chronic conditions, and the setting of uniform standards for quality, reporting, and information technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Awarded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the coalition will be part of a larger national network that will model how healthcare institutions in complex urban settings improve health outcomes and drive down costs for both rare and common conditions such as sickle cell disease, asthma, anemia, recurrent clostridium difficile, obesity and diabetes. (ibio.org)
  • This coalition will be able to ultimately touch upon millions of lives and make a positive impact on disease prevention and improving health outcomes. (ibio.org)
  • The coalition, the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN), will pool data from more than 1 million patients so researchers locally and nationwide can learn how providers can overcome barriers of competition, care fragmentation and limited resources. (ibio.org)
  • Since its inception in 2005, the V-BID Center has been actively engaged in understanding the impact of value-based insurance design (V-BID) on clinical outcomes and economic efficiency in the U.S. health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • It urged that a public-private Advisory Group should be tasked with the job of restraining and reducing wasteful and unnecessary spending, changing the rewards structure to favor quality and outcomes rather than volume of work, and streamline administrative processes across the health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • Within a few years after fluoridating its public water system, Wichita would reduce the incidence of new decay by approximately 25 percent, saving citizens more than $4.5 million annually in restorative care. (fluoridealert.org)
  • The existing health-care system is complex, inefficient and costly. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The system is wasteful, with administrative costs making up a large part of the expenditures for health care. (greeleytribune.com)
  • There is strong public support for reforming the health-care system. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Healthcare in Peru presents multiple challenges including a system without sufficient infrastructure to accommodate a country with a wide-range of serious diseases. (prweb.com)
  • Furthermore, participation in the tests was going to be mandatory -- an essential feature for both determining how effective the payment changes are and for determining whether positive results could effectively be spread throughout the health care system. (concordcoalition.org)
  • But rest assured, no matter what ultimately becomes of this brazen attempt to dismantle our health care system, the votes of Reps. Collins, Faso, King, Reed, Stefanik, Tenney, and Zeldin stand as a testament to their disregard for New Yorkers. (thenyic.org)
  • Consequently, under the SAMU system in France, there are a number of different providers of emergency medical services, offering different levels of care, and dispatched for different types of condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012 Canby Family Practice Clinic received another USDA Rural Development grant of $75,000 with $25,000 in matching funds from the clinic, through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act to purchase four new pen tablets and upgrading the clinic's electronic health records system, bringing it into compliance with the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • PRHI adapted the principles of the Toyota Production System into the "Perfecting Patient Care" system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Niagara Health System, or Niagara Health (NH) is a multi-site hospital amalgamation, comprising the following six sites serving over 450,000 residents across the 12 municipalities making up the Regional Municipality of Niagara, Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2008, the Niagara Health System Medical Staff Association passed a non-confidence vote in the NHS leadership by a vote of 136 to 76. (wikipedia.org)
  • On May 17, 2010, the Ontario Health Coalition after conducting public hearings in March 2010 issued a report calling on the provincial government to send an investigator to the Niagara Health System, stating the following reasons: Witnesses in Niagara described the poorest access to hospital beds and emergency department care of all the regions we visited. (wikipedia.org)
  • TELL US YOUR THOUGHTS" October 11, 2008 CNW Group, "Nurses' Union Reissues Niagara Health System Censure: Nurses' morale, workload issues worsen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peter Orris (born 1945 in Los Angeles, California) is an American political activist, Medical Doctor and Professor and Chief of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital and Health Sciences System. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, Orris signed a letter with other doctors in support of hunger strikers with the Coalition to revitalize Dyett High School, a group with was working to make the Chicago School System work towards "Global Leadership and Green Technology" within Dyett High School. (wikipedia.org)
  • legislation
  • State Representative Wayne Christian (R-Center), President of the Texas Conservative Coalition, announced his plan to file legislation to prohibit the implementation of the overarching federal healthcare overhaul in Texas: 'When the Legislature convenes in January of 2011, the members of the Texas Conservative Coalition will stand together to reject the federal takeover of health care. (blogspot.com)
  • WE was part of a national coalition that advocated for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the first women's rights legislation passed during the Obama administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the leader of the Illinois Paid Leave Coalition, Women Employed is working to pass legislation that would guarantee all working people in the state of Illinois access to paid sick leave which they could take when they are sick, or to care for sick family members. (wikipedia.org)
  • The HSA Coalition, founded in 1991, is a non-profit organization considered to be "a force behind much of the nation's HSA legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient care
  • According to an Ontario Nurses Association press release in June 2007, censuring is ONA's nationwide public reproach of a health agency due to the negative impact on staff and patient care, of poor labour relations and administrative practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • A discussion on balancing affordability, accessibility and quality of care. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The Coalition to Protect America's Health Care was formed to protect access to the best quality health care for all people. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • Imhof also points to a variety of ways in which health care costs could be held down in the future, including greater transparency in pricing and quality, and a shift away from fee-for-service medicine. (concordcoalition.org)
  • He has also served on various national health commissions and boards, including the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and Board of the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. (wikipedia.org)
  • O'Neill became a leader locally and nationally in addressing issues of patient safety and quality in healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also there should be more investment in research to better understand which treatments and therapies work best for both the nation as a whole and for specific patients and accountability for consistently delivered, high-quality care based on the best evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • These representatives have voted to make it more difficult for newborn babies, people with chronic conditions, people with disabilities, older people, and low-income people to obtain health insurance and care. (thenyic.org)
  • At that time, the St. Catharines community was served by the Shaver Hospital, for chronic care, the Hotel Dieu Hospital, a Catholic acute care facility managed by the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, and the St. Catharines General Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • It promoted an "Essential Benefits Plan" available nationwide, that providing coverage for prevention and wellness as well as acute and chronic care, and that is not subject to varying and conflicting state benefit mandates. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • The most immediate concern for health insurance markets is the June 21 deadline for insurance companies to submit their proposed offerings and rates for 2018 ACA marketplace participation. (concordcoalition.org)
  • acute
  • Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie Greater Niagara General Site in Niagara Falls Niagara-on-the-Lake Site Port Colborne Site St. Catharines Site Welland Site NH has almost 900 Acute Care, Complex Continuing Care, Mental Health, Long Term Care and Addiction Treatment beds. (wikipedia.org)
  • With plans to eventually demolish the Ontario Street Site, which provided mostly acute-care in its new role, the St. Catharines Site grew in scope and importance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicaid
  • If health care inflation isn't controlled, ACA marketplace costs will grow, as will costs for Medicare, Medicaid and the employment-based private insurance market. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Medicaid (Medi-Cal) and Medicare insurances are accepted, and in addition, the clinic offers care on a sliding fee and charity basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • providers
  • We pray for an end to the rhetoric and violent acts that target health care providers, and pray for the day when health care providers, women and their families, can exercise their rights to reproductive choice in security and peace. (rcrc.org)
  • We provide the consumer and the patient advocate a clear understanding of the importance of forming interactive partnerships with providers and give them the tools and resources they need to become capable and confident members of the health care team. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • PCORI, established in 2010, is authorized by Congress to conduct research to provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their healthcare providers make more informed decisions. (ibio.org)
  • In addition, this amendment would allow health care providers and entities to withhold information from patients about their health care status and their treatment options in violation of informed consent and ethical standards. (secular.org)
  • The purpose of the coalition is to assist healthcare partners and providers in responding effectively to emergency events, and remain viable through recovery. (fvahcc.org)
  • The minimum wage should only be allowed to rise to a level fully matched by immediate funding for the cost impact on providers, as calculated by our healthcare coalition in a rigorous methodology shared extensively with the State Legislature and Governor's office. (hca-nys.org)
  • He is the founder and currently the Executive Director at the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • The coalition approach has already shown success in San Diego County and Marin County and has the potential to help local leaders support safe prescribing practices, expand access to medication-assisted addiction treatment, and increase access to naloxone - three approaches the federal government has identified to address the epidemic. (chcf.org)
  • The results of these pilot efforts will be used to develop comprehensive best practices to strategically reduce chemicals in health care facilities. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Develop best practices and case studies of pilot projects as well as communications strategy for introducing findings to national health care community. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • It also is the host of a live event called the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition meeting which discusses best practices and strategies for care management and allows participants to gain an understanding about developing successful ACOs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicare
  • It is up to Price through his authority over the country's largest payer for health care -- Medicare -- to implement this shift and to do so with evidence about what works and what doesn't so that the rest of the health care market follows Medicare's lead. (concordcoalition.org)
  • It has twice delayed implementation of one of the most promising Medicare cost-control models -- paying for health care services in "bundles. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Principles
  • The V-BID Center uses faculty-conducted research studies to provide evidence to further promote the incorporation of V-BID principles in health insurance benefit designs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policy
  • The UNH School of Law Health Law and Policy Society, UNH School of Law Federalist Society and UNH School of Law American Constitution Society are hosting a panel discussion on the future of healthcare. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Dr. Fendrick also serves as a Professor of Internal Medicine in the U-M School of Medicine and a Professor of Health Management and Policy in the U-M School of Public Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute for Health Policy & Innovation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Durenberger chaired the National Institute of Health Policy (NIHP), and is a Senior Health Policy Fellow at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Kurth has been a prolific writer and advocate regarding matters of healthcare public policy, particularly in the area of substance dependence and abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, he holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • The nonprofit coalition has several outreach programs that provide services such as health screenings and education seminars. (kansascity.com)
  • Current health care cost-control efforts are almost entirely within the purview of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The two delayed bundle demonstrations, for heart care and joint replacement, were going to be the largest and most important tests of the model because they cover services for which there are large variations in costs. (concordcoalition.org)
  • CAPriCORN is supported by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Office of Health Information Technology, the Cook County Government and the Chicago Department of Public Health. (ibio.org)
  • Health care facilities have high energy intensities: they typically provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and use energy-intensive equipment. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • This central hub is supported by resources including first response vehicles or ambulances provided by the fire service or private ambulance services with or without a physician-led car provision from SMUR (Service Mobile d'Urgence et Reanimation - literally translated as Mobile Emergency and Resuscitation Service) which are "mobile intensive care units" (MICU) that have one or more physicians on board. (wikipedia.org)
  • This means that SAMU controls a variety of resources within a community from general practitioners to hospital intensive care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Private ambulance services also participate (as first responder) to the Urgent Medical Aid Service but they are not a substitute for advanced medical care only rendered by doctors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical, dental, behavioral health and related services are available. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expanded dental and behavioral health services were added later. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • The National Cancer Coalition is pleased to partner with MediSend," says Tom Roane, Senior Vice President of Alliances for the National Cancer Coalition, "The strategic and complementary alignment of our programs in this country will significantly improve care for Peruvian cancer patients and will help provide opportunities for complete healthcare solutions at Peru's principal public cancer hospital. (prweb.com)
  • Engage technical partners to provide innovative technological systems and information on toxics-reduced chemicals for health care. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Here, the cross-trained firefighters will provide on scene care and transport for injuries or illness, but are usually backed up by a SMUR unit for more serious issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • MediSend International and National Cancer Coalition (NCC) are exercising their collective experience working in developing country healthcare to aid in Peru's struggle to improve conditions for its people. (prweb.com)
  • The Peruvian government is aggressively trying to improve healthcare conditions as much as possible and is working towards advancing their medical infrastructure as well as enhancing its reach to cover more of the nation's poor. (prweb.com)
  • leaders
  • Two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations combine their successful implementation of programs in developing countries. (prweb.com)
  • The partnership between MediSend and National Cancer Coalition pairs two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations and combines their successful implementation of programs in some of the world's poorest countries. (prweb.com)
  • coverage
  • The AHCA singles out some immigrants, including people fleeing from violence applying for asylum, and makes them ineligible for health coverage. (thenyic.org)
  • We must rally the opposition of our New York senators and senators around the country to stand strong against this attempt to steal health coverage from more than 24 million people. (thenyic.org)
  • help
  • In recent years, he said, the coalition has worked to help the black community gain access to health care and make better nutritional choices. (kansascity.com)
  • Help us, Gracious God, to stand together with these courageous and caring people who continue to do your holy work. (rcrc.org)
  • Fluoride can reduce the rate of tooth decay up to 25 percent and can help to prevent oral health issues from affecting Wichita employees. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Ten questions to assist in identifying areas to help and support you in making health care decisions. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • Democrats
  • He said in an interview with Peter Idusogie that Democrats are better equipped to handle health care and that President George W. Bush was wrong about the Iraq War. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Peru's Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas (INEN) is best known for its specialties in clinical care, medical education in oncology, and oncology research. (prweb.com)
  • In preparation for this award, CAPriCORN has already pooled clinical data from electronic health records to identify patients and potential study participants for the anticipated research. (ibio.org)
  • medical
  • National Cancer Coalition, the world's largest cancer-focused medical relief program, donates and distributes drugs and medical technology to treat people living with cancer and other serious diseases in the developing world. (prweb.com)
  • MediSend International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides innovative programs and solutions that strengthen community healthcare in developing countries, including the professional training, certification and equipping of biomedical repair technicians and the distribution of medical supplies and biomedical equipment. (prweb.com)
  • The Empowered Patient Coalition provides resources enabling patients to take control of their medical treatments and safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The public is increasingly aware that they must assume a greater role in health care issues but they need tools, strategies and support to assist them in becoming informed and engaged medical consumers who are able to make a positive impact on health care safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • Learn how to reduce the odds of experiencing a medical error or complication during hospital care. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • See how the Coalition and its partners are working to educate the public and reduce medical errors. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • We are dedicated to promoting patient rights, resolving health care issues that result in medical errors and adverse events, and helping educate people on patient safety issues. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The Enzi Amendment inappropriately places the religious beliefs of medical professionals above the medical needs of their patients, and undermines patients' access to contraception, end-of-life care, HIV care, and any other care to which a health care provider may object. (secular.org)
  • They have the right to consider their own religious beliefs in determining what medical decisions they make for their own care, but their personal religion should never infringe on the right of a patient to seek products or procedures that they have a legal right to obtain. (secular.org)
  • Medical Imaging Equipment Energy Use Study: Assessing Opportunities to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Health Care Sector , which was produced with funding from Natural Resources Canada and BC Hydro. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) is a monthly peer-reviewed MEDLINE/PubMed indexed medical journal owned by Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. The journal is considered part of the 'payer' offerings of the healthcare communications company. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has also served as a medical volunteer with the Flying Samaritans, a group of physicians and other volunteers who use private airplanes to bring free medical care to underserved children in inaccessible regions of rural Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Chicago, Orris called for the Chicago Medical Society to study the creation of single-payer healthcare plans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The forms of insurance studied include disability income and long-term care insurance as well as different types of medical expense insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • insurance
  • This isn't very likely because the Constitution gives congress broad powers over interstate commerce, and health insurance, last time I looked, came under the heading of commerce. (blogspot.com)
  • The Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at The University of Michigan (V-BID Center) is an advocate for development, implementation and evaluation of clinically nuanced health benefit plans and payment models. (wikipedia.org)
  • Value-Based Insurance Design: Shifting the Health Care Cost Discussion from How Much to How Well" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • In this plan, employees get discounts on their health insurance if they show qualified performance in four "tests": tobacco usage, healthy weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • The center publishes research on a variety of forms of private health insurance, often based on survey data gathered from AHIP member companies. (wikipedia.org)
  • On September 27, 2007, she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show opposite Michael Moore, the director of Sicko, to discuss health insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Small businesses should get assistance through the tax code and other measures to make premiums stable and encourage them to contribute to their employees' health insurance needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the July 10, 2009 edition of Bill Moyers Journal, Wendell Potter, former Vice President of corporate communications at the health insurance corporation CIGNA, claimed that the industry was "afraid" of the Michael Moore documentary Sicko. (wikipedia.org)
  • together
  • In December 1997, O'Neill together with Karen Wolk Feinstein, President of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, founded the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI). (wikipedia.org)
  • implementation
  • Funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada - EcoAction Community Funding Program, this two-year clean water initiative will reduce toxic and hazardous waste generated by health care facility operations through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, toxics-free technologies and chemical use strategies. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Oversee implementation of new systems and strategies (chemical reduction measures) at pilot health care facilities. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Advocacy
  • Advocacy groups supporting CAPriCORN include: Respiratory Health Association, Chicago Asthma Consortium, Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois, Peggy Lillis Mills Foundation, Have a Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation and Next Step/STRIVE. (ibio.org)
  • nonprofit
  • They founded the Black Health Care Coalition - a nonprofit organization that has since waged an aggressive education and outreach campaign against diabetes, cancer, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and much more. (kansascity.com)
  • Lessons Learned
  • Webinars, case studies, reports and other outreach materials will be developed based on the key successes and lessons learned and distributed nation-wide to the broader health care community. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • access
  • Cuts have been and are being implemented without any protections for resident access to care and without funding agreements, functional protocols and enablers in place. (wikipedia.org)
  • impact
  • It was 26 years ago when Jasper Fullard Jr. and a handful of other physicians decided that if they wanted to make an impact on black health care, it was time to go straight to the community. (kansascity.com)
  • community
  • Plans to build a larger, more adequate facility in the city's west end, which required enough space to include a cancer treatment centre and mental health facility, were met with opposition by the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Dr. Kurth subsequently received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health and his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • After graduating from Harvard with a degree in Biology, Orris continued his education at Yale University, graduating with a degree in Public Health in 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • In a blog post today, she notes several factors that have helped slow the cost growth, including the slow economic recovery, Obamacare, and structural changes in health care delivery. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Cost
  • Last week brought consequential developments on the road to health care cost control. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Additionally, the administration will soon face a choice through administrative action and its upcoming comprehensive budget proposal on whether to further health care cost control efforts or give in to the temptation to take the easy road and back down on recent cost control advancement. (concordcoalition.org)