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  • Nurses
  • Nursing informatics can also be defined as any use of information technology by nurses for the purpose of enhanced patient outcomes, the management of healthcare facilities, nurse education and nursing research. (himss.org)
  • In order to accomplish information related activities, informatics nurses must synchronize and exchange significant clinical and technical information with the goal of supporting and coordinating safe, effective patient care and assuring an efficient workflow. (himss.org)
  • Information systems are designed for nurses where documentation can be best utilized to expand their knowledge of quality of care. (himss.org)
  • Nurses bring to their practice a personal history that develops the way their nursing care is performed. (himss.org)
  • Their forward-thinking projects broadly address several aspects of healthcare, including reduction of hospital-acquired conditions, patient engagement, and the integration of mobile technologies and other informatics solutions to improve clinical workflows and increase registered nurses' access to knowledge resources. (nursingworld.org)
  • These organizations include the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Kaiser Permanente (KP), and Ascension Health, which together employ about 200,000 nurses at 277 acute care hospitals and other settings. (nursingworld.org)
  • Using this care model, the nurses or MAs become more knowledgeable about the treatment plan, can more effectively coordinate care between visits, and develop closer independent relationships with patients and their families. (ama-assn.org)
  • To do this, Bellin Health is implementing a team-based care model that, for starters, greatly expands the roles of medical assistants and licensed practical nurses to serve as care team coordinators (CTCs). (ama-assn.org)
  • Comfort Matters, a program developed by a team of geriatric nurses in Phoenix Arizona, is one program of patient-centered care techniques that has received positive results. (wikipedia.org)
  • For that reason, nurses are in high demand to care for this population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of this, nurses tend to rely on verbal statements from patients to detect whether one is hurting. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • The practice can also make it harder for the patient tourists' physicians back home to fulfill their responsibilities to promote quality of care and patient safety, and to be prudent stewards of health care resources. (ama-assn.org)
  • When asked to make right what went wrong as a result of medical travel, physicians can be confronted with a problematic position when they lack vital information to guide follow-up care," said AMA Immediate Past Chair Patrice A. Harris, MD. "The AMA's new ethical policy will help guide physicians on the implications of medical tourism and their responsibilities with patients. (ama-assn.org)
  • Both sides say they want to return control of medical decisions to physicians, offer protections for patients and guarantee access to specialists and emergency room care. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Neurologic assessments by neurology-trained, intensive care physicians and staff in a NICU have proven benefit for minimizing in-hospital mortality and length of stay. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • This can leverage the skills and training of staff to perform additional tasks and responsibilities associated with a patient visit to allow physicians more time to interact with patients . (ama-assn.org)
  • Bellin Health is a relatively small health system, with 35 clinics, one hospital and about 150 physicians and other health care professionals. (ama-assn.org)
  • Dr. Jerzak noted that burnout is not limited to physicians-in fact, it affects all health care professionals-and he thinks team-based care has the potential to restore joy not just to physicians but to everyone involved. (ama-assn.org)
  • The AMA offers a free team-based care training module in its STEPS Forward™ collection of practice improvement strategies to help physicians make transformative changes to their practices. (ama-assn.org)
  • Bellin Health will be hosting a team-based care Training Camp Nov. 1-3 at Lambeau Field, in Green Bay, and the International Conference on Physician Health , a collaboration of the AMA, the Canadian Medical Association and the British Medical Association, will showcase research and perspectives about Increasing Joy in Medicine for physicians Sept. 18-20 in Boston. (ama-assn.org)
  • health care
  • Explore examples of how naming in health care can affect treatments, payment and the patient experience. (ama-assn.org)
  • Health disparities lurk behind hopes for telemedicine and health care AI, writes AMA President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD. Asking the right questions is critical. (ama-assn.org)
  • Will that ability to sue fix America's health care system? (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Eroding quality of medical care, rising costs of prescription drugs, disturbing incidents of medical mistakes and 44 million uninsured Americans are major unaddressed issues as Democratic and Republican lawmakers go toe-to-toe in a rancorous debate billed as health-care reform. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Passage of a patients' bill of rights is long overdue and a necessary step before lawmakers can begin to tackle larger and more complicated health-care issues. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The idea in general is to get patients the right treatment, not to encourage litigation, which increases the costs of health care. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • If lawmakers can't come up with this important incremental fix, it's a prescription for disaster in tackling the tougher and even more controversial problems that plague health care today. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
  • They allow patients to express their personal evaluation of health care services and practitioners. (chiro.org)
  • Day credited his personal shift from the political left to the political center-right by his disenchantment with the British labour movement's jurisdictional inertia and contributions to inefficiency in health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In August 2006, Day was elected president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) for the 2007/08 term, despite a challenge at the convention floor by another British Columbian physician (whom Day had beaten in the nomination process) regarding Day's views about for-profit health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Few studies have assessed the effect of leg pain on health care use and quality of life. (chiro.org)
  • Back pain, employment, health care utilisation, and quality of life (EQ-5D) data were collected at baseline, 6 and 12 months. (chiro.org)
  • Patients with LBP + BK, compared to those with LBP only, were significantly more likely to be unemployed, take time off work, consult their family doctor, receive physical therapy, or be referred to other health care practitioners. (chiro.org)
  • Patients with self-reported leg pain below the knee utilise more health care are more likely to be unemployed and have poorer quality of life than those with LBP only 12 months following primary care consultation. (chiro.org)
  • Practice transformation networks are peer-based learning networks designed to coach, mentor and assist physician practices and health care systems. (ama-assn.org)
  • Other modules include starting Lean health care , implementing daily huddles and addressing EHR woes with team documentation . (ama-assn.org)
  • Two kinds of organizations can review a health care provider to check for compliance with these conditions - either a state level agency acting on behalf of CMS, or a national accreditation agency like the Joint Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently, very few attempts have been made to deliver coordinated health care to this population. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • Nevertheless, positive rights are often guaranteed by other laws, and the majority of liberal democracies provide their citizens with publicly funded education, health care, social security and unemployment benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • ventricular
  • The objective of the present study was to assess right ventricular systolic and diastolic function using conventional echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in diabetic patients without coronary artery disease and with and without coexisting hypertension. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • and TDI to assess right and left ventricular longitudinal myocardial function in the basal and mid-segments. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Data from one randomized double-blind study in a limited number of patients comparing the effectiveness of IV sotalol to IV lidocaine for the treatment of sustained hemodynamically stable ventricular tachycardia (VT) suggest that IV sotalol may be beneficial for the treatment of this condition [Ho . (drugs.com)
  • Additional data from an open-label electrophysiology study evaluating the effects of IV sotalol as a 1-minute or a 5-minute infusion on the right ventricular effective refractory period in patients with induced sustained VT safely demonstrated a rapid onset of the electrophysiological effects [Ho 1995] . (drugs.com)
  • practice
  • Nursing theory, standards of practice, legal and ethical obligations must be understood and utilized to enhance the quality of nursing care. (himss.org)
  • Nursing practice is primarily guided by patients' needs and depending on those needs and their environments, different theories can be applied for individualized care. (himss.org)
  • The AMA's STEPS Forward™ collection of practice improvement strategies can help your practice implement team-based care . (ama-assn.org)
  • Dr. Jerzak, a family medicine physician, made his remarks in a recent presentation, "Restoring Joy in Practice through Team-Based Care," at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). (ama-assn.org)
  • In Dr. Holick's practice, 40% to 60% of patients presenting with these symptoms are vitamin D deficient, and of 150 patients presenting with these symptoms in a Mayo Clinic study, 139 were deficient. (fightingfatigue.org)
  • onset
  • The role of family caregivers has also become more prominent, as care in the familiar surroundings of home may delay onset of some symptoms and postpone or eliminate the need for more professional and costly levels of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • For the patient undergoing a craniotomy for tumor or aneurysm repair, post-operative care should focus on smooth and timely emergence from anesthesia while optimizing hemodynamic, respiratory and electrolyte parameters. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Medicare
  • The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 removed the deemed status of the Joint Commission and directed it to re-apply to CMS to seek continued authority to review hospitals for CfC and CoP. (wikipedia.org)
  • By providing intensive case management to patients with complex care needs, the pilot achieved a Return on Investment of $1.82 per dollar invested, 81 percent of which directly benefits Medicare. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • matters
  • Caregivers who learn Comfort Matters techniques are trained to read all behaviors of a dementia patient-e.g., yelling, resisting care, resisting going to bed or getting up-as forms of communication in which the patient is attempting to express discomfort, anxiety or other special needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the principles used by Comfort Matters and other patient-centered care programs were inspired by the writing of Tom Kitwood, particularly his book, Dementia Reconsidered -- The person come first. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The "Bipartisan Patient Protection Act" (S.1052), sponsored by Senators Edward Kennedy and John McCain, contained new rules for what health maintenance organizations had to cover and granted new rights for patients to sue in state or federal courts, if they are denied needed care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organizations such as Exit International want the government to bring back euthanasia rights to Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • workflow
  • The electronic patient record has become an important aspect in the information workflow, and using information technology will result in improving patient outcome quality and efficiency. (himss.org)
  • conditions
  • Consider how Medigap patients with complex conditions need and want support with non-medical services related to their conditions as much as required medical treatments. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • chronic
  • 7, 12 ] It is diagnosed by patient history and/or physical examination findings such as generalized joint hypermobility, chronic limb and or back pain, and connective tissue lesions. (chiro.org)
  • interventions
  • The presence of leg pain warrants early identification in primary care to explore if targeted interventions can reduce the impact and consequences of leg pain. (chiro.org)
  • quality
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims which developed out of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's triple aim of improving the patient care experience, improving the population's health, and reducing healthcare costs. (nursingworld.org)
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims, which include Better Care, Healthy People/Healthy Communities, and Affordable Care ( U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • Satisfaction scores were found to have a small correlation with sleep quality (rs =-.21) after care, as well as a moderate correlation with distress (rs =-.31) and improvement scores (rs =.42), p (chiro.org)
  • 1, 2 ] There is substantial agreement in the literature about satisfaction measures being valid in assessing quality of care. (chiro.org)
  • The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (n.d. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The belief is that if a body is properly preserved, the patient can effectively "wait" for the scientific and medical advancements necessary to reanimate and cure the body of the fatal injury or disease. (jdsupra.com)
  • When such privacy rights are found, courts then balance these rights against the competing state interests in preserving life, preventing suicide, and maintaining medical integrity. (jdsupra.com)
  • Formal care involves the services of community and medical partners, while informal care involves the support of family, friends, and local communities, but more often from spouses, adult children and other relatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepatitis C patients with Metavir scores of F3 and F4 have advanced fibrosis of the liver and are harder to cure than those with limited fibrosis," said Fred Poordad, M.D., chief medical officer of Alamo Medical Research Center and investigator in the ASPIRE and PILLAR studies. (sys-con.com)
  • Results of the pilot suggest a patient-centered approach addressing comprehensive social, logistical and medical needs achieves the greatest savings and also produces high patient satisfaction ratings. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • An interior facelift was conducted right after the Parkview Regional Medical Center was complete in May 2012, which included turning 150 patient rooms into private, more comfortable rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • visits
  • One of the cornerstones of team-based care is making sure that your patients and team are prepared for patient visits ahead of time. (ama-assn.org)
  • concluded in a US study that "the transition to institutional care is particularly difficult for spouses, almost half of whom visit the patient daily and continue to provide help with physical care during their visits. (wikipedia.org)
  • efficiency
  • ACOs have launched projects across the U.S. that maximize the use of health information technology (IT) and informatics solutions to smooth workflows and increase efficiency of nursing care. (nursingworld.org)
  • knee
  • The patient was diagnosed with BJHS, including joint hypermobility of her thumbs, elbows, right knee, and lumbopelvic region. (chiro.org)
  • effectively
  • Parkview has the region's only CyberKnife®, a precise and virtually painless outpatient treatment that effectively targets tumors and dramatically reduces procedure time for some patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congress
  • Congress should stop posturing and pass legislation that requires a clear and credible mediation process coupled with allowing individuals the right to take any grievances to court. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • primarily
  • It is primarily fee-for-service, and its leadership knows the impending shift to value-based payment will require changes in how care is delivered. (ama-assn.org)
  • include
  • Rights considered negative rights may include civil and political rights such as freedom of speech, life, private property, freedom from violent crime, freedom of religion, habeas corpus, a fair trial, freedom from slavery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The constitutions of most liberal democracies guarantee negative rights, but not all include positive rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • efforts
  • Advocates for the rights of people with developmental disabilities focus their efforts on gaining acceptance in the workforce and in everyday activities and events from which they might have been excluded in the past. (wikipedia.org)
  • management
  • Qualified as a Speech & Language Pathologist in 1995, obtained a Masters Degree in Health Services Management in 2003. (activecitizenship.net)
  • Team-based care, he explained, is a means to an end: effective population health management. (ama-assn.org)
  • I love it when I'm in the room and I'll say to the care team coordinator, 'Let's have case management involved,' and they look at me and say, 'I already ordered it. (ama-assn.org)
  • Based on the 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy , sotalol given as an alternative antiarrhythmic for atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is effective and recommended in the management of this condition. (drugs.com)
  • violations
  • rights are ranked by degree of importance, and violations of lesser ones are accepted in the course of preventing violations of greater ones. (wikipedia.org)
  • parameters
  • All tissue velocity curves were analyzed by one observer (W.K.) who was blinded to all of the patients' data, and the intraobserver variability estimated in 25 consecutive patients was 4.2-7.6% for different parameters. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • understood
  • Pain is commonly defined as a subjective feeling that is best understood by the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, even if the right not to be killed is inalienable, the corresponding obligation on others to refrain from killing is generally understood to have at least one exception: self-defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • status
  • Expected neurologic deficits as well as the pre-operative neurologic status of the patient are an important part of the post-operative hand-off and should be communicated clearly by the neurosurgeon upon transporting the patient to the NICU. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • team-based care
  • The module details the individual elements of a team-based care model and shows you how to bring all of those elements together. (ama-assn.org)
  • While health systems across the country are implementing team-based care, few are doing it in exactly the same way. (ama-assn.org)
  • time
  • In this case, by the time the patient dies "naturally" from the cancer, his or her brain is already destroyed - there is nothing left to preserve. (jdsupra.com)
  • Over time more professional care in the form of nursing and other supportive care may be required, whether at home or in a long term care facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maintenance of normal sinus rhythm (delay in time to recurrence of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter) in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter who are currently in sinus rhythm. (drugs.com)
  • METHODS
  • Nursing in particular has benefitted from these new concepts and continues to find newer and better methods to improve patient care. (himss.org)
  • result
  • The standards for care for nursing homes were distributed as a result of the Nursing Home Reform Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • A distinct subset of patients with pulmonary hemosiderosis has hypersensitivity to cow's milk which result in formation of IgG antibodies against basement membrane. (wikipedia.org)
  • Death may occur rapidly with acute, massive pulmonary bleeding or over longer periods as the result of continued pulmonary failure and right heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • At the end of the visit, that team member then emphasizes the plan of care and conducts motivational interviewing and education with the patient. (ama-assn.org)
  • preserve
  • while if Adrian has a positive right to life against Clay, then Clay is required to act as necessary to preserve the life of Adrian. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nurses
  • Nursing informatics can also be defined as any use of information technology by nurses for the purpose of enhanced patient outcomes, the management of healthcare facilities, nurse education and nursing research. (himss.org)
  • In order to accomplish information related activities, informatics nurses must synchronize and exchange significant clinical and technical information with the goal of supporting and coordinating safe, effective patient care and assuring an efficient workflow. (himss.org)
  • Information systems are designed for nurses where documentation can be best utilized to expand their knowledge of quality of care. (himss.org)
  • Nurses bring to their practice a personal history that develops the way their nursing care is performed. (himss.org)
  • Their forward-thinking projects broadly address several aspects of healthcare, including reduction of hospital-acquired conditions, patient engagement, and the integration of mobile technologies and other informatics solutions to improve clinical workflows and increase registered nurses' access to knowledge resources. (nursingworld.org)
  • These organizations include the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Kaiser Permanente (KP), and Ascension Health, which together employ about 200,000 nurses at 277 acute care hospitals and other settings. (nursingworld.org)
  • Using this care model, the nurses or MAs become more knowledgeable about the treatment plan, can more effectively coordinate care between visits, and develop closer independent relationships with patients and their families. (ama-assn.org)
  • To do this, Bellin Health is implementing a team-based care model that, for starters, greatly expands the roles of medical assistants and licensed practical nurses to serve as care team coordinators (CTCs). (ama-assn.org)
  • Comfort Matters, a program developed by a team of geriatric nurses in Phoenix Arizona, is one program of patient-centered care techniques that has received positive results. (wikipedia.org)
  • For that reason, nurses are in high demand to care for this population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of this, nurses tend to rely on verbal statements from patients to detect whether one is hurting. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • The practice can also make it harder for the patient tourists' physicians back home to fulfill their responsibilities to promote quality of care and patient safety, and to be prudent stewards of health care resources. (ama-assn.org)
  • When asked to make right what went wrong as a result of medical travel, physicians can be confronted with a problematic position when they lack vital information to guide follow-up care," said AMA Immediate Past Chair Patrice A. Harris, MD. "The AMA's new ethical policy will help guide physicians on the implications of medical tourism and their responsibilities with patients. (ama-assn.org)
  • Both sides say they want to return control of medical decisions to physicians, offer protections for patients and guarantee access to specialists and emergency room care. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Neurologic assessments by neurology-trained, intensive care physicians and staff in a NICU have proven benefit for minimizing in-hospital mortality and length of stay. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • This can leverage the skills and training of staff to perform additional tasks and responsibilities associated with a patient visit to allow physicians more time to interact with patients . (ama-assn.org)
  • Bellin Health is a relatively small health system, with 35 clinics, one hospital and about 150 physicians and other health care professionals. (ama-assn.org)
  • Dr. Jerzak noted that burnout is not limited to physicians-in fact, it affects all health care professionals-and he thinks team-based care has the potential to restore joy not just to physicians but to everyone involved. (ama-assn.org)
  • The AMA offers a free team-based care training module in its STEPS Forward™ collection of practice improvement strategies to help physicians make transformative changes to their practices. (ama-assn.org)
  • Bellin Health will be hosting a team-based care Training Camp Nov. 1-3 at Lambeau Field, in Green Bay, and the International Conference on Physician Health , a collaboration of the AMA, the Canadian Medical Association and the British Medical Association, will showcase research and perspectives about Increasing Joy in Medicine for physicians Sept. 18-20 in Boston. (ama-assn.org)
  • health care
  • Explore examples of how naming in health care can affect treatments, payment and the patient experience. (ama-assn.org)
  • Health disparities lurk behind hopes for telemedicine and health care AI, writes AMA President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD. Asking the right questions is critical. (ama-assn.org)
  • Will that ability to sue fix America's health care system? (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Eroding quality of medical care, rising costs of prescription drugs, disturbing incidents of medical mistakes and 44 million uninsured Americans are major unaddressed issues as Democratic and Republican lawmakers go toe-to-toe in a rancorous debate billed as health-care reform. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Passage of a patients' bill of rights is long overdue and a necessary step before lawmakers can begin to tackle larger and more complicated health-care issues. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The idea in general is to get patients the right treatment, not to encourage litigation, which increases the costs of health care. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • If lawmakers can't come up with this important incremental fix, it's a prescription for disaster in tackling the tougher and even more controversial problems that plague health care today. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
  • They allow patients to express their personal evaluation of health care services and practitioners. (chiro.org)
  • Day credited his personal shift from the political left to the political center-right by his disenchantment with the British labour movement's jurisdictional inertia and contributions to inefficiency in health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In August 2006, Day was elected president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) for the 2007/08 term, despite a challenge at the convention floor by another British Columbian physician (whom Day had beaten in the nomination process) regarding Day's views about for-profit health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Few studies have assessed the effect of leg pain on health care use and quality of life. (chiro.org)
  • Back pain, employment, health care utilisation, and quality of life (EQ-5D) data were collected at baseline, 6 and 12 months. (chiro.org)
  • Patients with LBP + BK, compared to those with LBP only, were significantly more likely to be unemployed, take time off work, consult their family doctor, receive physical therapy, or be referred to other health care practitioners. (chiro.org)
  • Patients with self-reported leg pain below the knee utilise more health care are more likely to be unemployed and have poorer quality of life than those with LBP only 12 months following primary care consultation. (chiro.org)
  • Practice transformation networks are peer-based learning networks designed to coach, mentor and assist physician practices and health care systems. (ama-assn.org)
  • Other modules include starting Lean health care , implementing daily huddles and addressing EHR woes with team documentation . (ama-assn.org)
  • Two kinds of organizations can review a health care provider to check for compliance with these conditions - either a state level agency acting on behalf of CMS, or a national accreditation agency like the Joint Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently, very few attempts have been made to deliver coordinated health care to this population. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • Nevertheless, positive rights are often guaranteed by other laws, and the majority of liberal democracies provide their citizens with publicly funded education, health care, social security and unemployment benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • ventricular
  • The objective of the present study was to assess right ventricular systolic and diastolic function using conventional echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in diabetic patients without coronary artery disease and with and without coexisting hypertension. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • and TDI to assess right and left ventricular longitudinal myocardial function in the basal and mid-segments. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Data from one randomized double-blind study in a limited number of patients comparing the effectiveness of IV sotalol to IV lidocaine for the treatment of sustained hemodynamically stable ventricular tachycardia (VT) suggest that IV sotalol may be beneficial for the treatment of this condition [Ho . (drugs.com)
  • Additional data from an open-label electrophysiology study evaluating the effects of IV sotalol as a 1-minute or a 5-minute infusion on the right ventricular effective refractory period in patients with induced sustained VT safely demonstrated a rapid onset of the electrophysiological effects [Ho 1995] . (drugs.com)
  • practice
  • Nursing theory, standards of practice, legal and ethical obligations must be understood and utilized to enhance the quality of nursing care. (himss.org)
  • Nursing practice is primarily guided by patients' needs and depending on those needs and their environments, different theories can be applied for individualized care. (himss.org)
  • The AMA's STEPS Forward™ collection of practice improvement strategies can help your practice implement team-based care . (ama-assn.org)
  • Dr. Jerzak, a family medicine physician, made his remarks in a recent presentation, "Restoring Joy in Practice through Team-Based Care," at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). (ama-assn.org)
  • In Dr. Holick's practice, 40% to 60% of patients presenting with these symptoms are vitamin D deficient, and of 150 patients presenting with these symptoms in a Mayo Clinic study, 139 were deficient. (fightingfatigue.org)
  • onset
  • The role of family caregivers has also become more prominent, as care in the familiar surroundings of home may delay onset of some symptoms and postpone or eliminate the need for more professional and costly levels of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • For the patient undergoing a craniotomy for tumor or aneurysm repair, post-operative care should focus on smooth and timely emergence from anesthesia while optimizing hemodynamic, respiratory and electrolyte parameters. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Medicare
  • The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 removed the deemed status of the Joint Commission and directed it to re-apply to CMS to seek continued authority to review hospitals for CfC and CoP. (wikipedia.org)
  • By providing intensive case management to patients with complex care needs, the pilot achieved a Return on Investment of $1.82 per dollar invested, 81 percent of which directly benefits Medicare. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • matters
  • Caregivers who learn Comfort Matters techniques are trained to read all behaviors of a dementia patient-e.g., yelling, resisting care, resisting going to bed or getting up-as forms of communication in which the patient is attempting to express discomfort, anxiety or other special needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the principles used by Comfort Matters and other patient-centered care programs were inspired by the writing of Tom Kitwood, particularly his book, Dementia Reconsidered -- The person come first. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The "Bipartisan Patient Protection Act" (S.1052), sponsored by Senators Edward Kennedy and John McCain, contained new rules for what health maintenance organizations had to cover and granted new rights for patients to sue in state or federal courts, if they are denied needed care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organizations such as Exit International want the government to bring back euthanasia rights to Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • workflow
  • The electronic patient record has become an important aspect in the information workflow, and using information technology will result in improving patient outcome quality and efficiency. (himss.org)
  • conditions
  • Consider how Medigap patients with complex conditions need and want support with non-medical services related to their conditions as much as required medical treatments. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • chronic
  • 7, 12 ] It is diagnosed by patient history and/or physical examination findings such as generalized joint hypermobility, chronic limb and or back pain, and connective tissue lesions. (chiro.org)
  • interventions
  • The presence of leg pain warrants early identification in primary care to explore if targeted interventions can reduce the impact and consequences of leg pain. (chiro.org)
  • quality
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims which developed out of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's triple aim of improving the patient care experience, improving the population's health, and reducing healthcare costs. (nursingworld.org)
  • The goals of these quality initiatives mirror the National Quality Strategy's three aims, which include Better Care, Healthy People/Healthy Communities, and Affordable Care ( U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012 ). (nursingworld.org)
  • Satisfaction scores were found to have a small correlation with sleep quality (rs =-.21) after care, as well as a moderate correlation with distress (rs =-.31) and improvement scores (rs =.42), p (chiro.org)
  • 1, 2 ] There is substantial agreement in the literature about satisfaction measures being valid in assessing quality of care. (chiro.org)
  • The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (n.d. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The belief is that if a body is properly preserved, the patient can effectively "wait" for the scientific and medical advancements necessary to reanimate and cure the body of the fatal injury or disease. (jdsupra.com)
  • When such privacy rights are found, courts then balance these rights against the competing state interests in preserving life, preventing suicide, and maintaining medical integrity. (jdsupra.com)
  • Formal care involves the services of community and medical partners, while informal care involves the support of family, friends, and local communities, but more often from spouses, adult children and other relatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepatitis C patients with Metavir scores of F3 and F4 have advanced fibrosis of the liver and are harder to cure than those with limited fibrosis," said Fred Poordad, M.D., chief medical officer of Alamo Medical Research Center and investigator in the ASPIRE and PILLAR studies. (sys-con.com)
  • Results of the pilot suggest a patient-centered approach addressing comprehensive social, logistical and medical needs achieves the greatest savings and also produces high patient satisfaction ratings. (healthwebsummit.com)
  • An interior facelift was conducted right after the Parkview Regional Medical Center was complete in May 2012, which included turning 150 patient rooms into private, more comfortable rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • visits
  • One of the cornerstones of team-based care is making sure that your patients and team are prepared for patient visits ahead of time. (ama-assn.org)
  • concluded in a US study that "the transition to institutional care is particularly difficult for spouses, almost half of whom visit the patient daily and continue to provide help with physical care during their visits. (wikipedia.org)
  • efficiency
  • ACOs have launched projects across the U.S. that maximize the use of health information technology (IT) and informatics solutions to smooth workflows and increase efficiency of nursing care. (nursingworld.org)
  • knee
  • The patient was diagnosed with BJHS, including joint hypermobility of her thumbs, elbows, right knee, and lumbopelvic region. (chiro.org)
  • effectively
  • Parkview has the region's only CyberKnife®, a precise and virtually painless outpatient treatment that effectively targets tumors and dramatically reduces procedure time for some patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congress
  • Congress should stop posturing and pass legislation that requires a clear and credible mediation process coupled with allowing individuals the right to take any grievances to court. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • primarily
  • It is primarily fee-for-service, and its leadership knows the impending shift to value-based payment will require changes in how care is delivered. (ama-assn.org)
  • include
  • Rights considered negative rights may include civil and political rights such as freedom of speech, life, private property, freedom from violent crime, freedom of religion, habeas corpus, a fair trial, freedom from slavery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The constitutions of most liberal democracies guarantee negative rights, but not all include positive rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • efforts
  • Advocates for the rights of people with developmental disabilities focus their efforts on gaining acceptance in the workforce and in everyday activities and events from which they might have been excluded in the past. (wikipedia.org)
  • management
  • Qualified as a Speech & Language Pathologist in 1995, obtained a Masters Degree in Health Services Management in 2003. (activecitizenship.net)
  • Team-based care, he explained, is a means to an end: effective population health management. (ama-assn.org)
  • I love it when I'm in the room and I'll say to the care team coordinator, 'Let's have case management involved,' and they look at me and say, 'I already ordered it. (ama-assn.org)
  • Based on the 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy , sotalol given as an alternative antiarrhythmic for atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is effective and recommended in the management of this condition. (drugs.com)
  • violations
  • rights are ranked by degree of importance, and violations of lesser ones are accepted in the course of preventing violations of greater ones. (wikipedia.org)
  • parameters
  • All tissue velocity curves were analyzed by one observer (W.K.) who was blinded to all of the patients' data, and the intraobserver variability estimated in 25 consecutive patients was 4.2-7.6% for different parameters. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • understood
  • Pain is commonly defined as a subjective feeling that is best understood by the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, even if the right not to be killed is inalienable, the corresponding obligation on others to refrain from killing is generally understood to have at least one exception: self-defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • status
  • Expected neurologic deficits as well as the pre-operative neurologic status of the patient are an important part of the post-operative hand-off and should be communicated clearly by the neurosurgeon upon transporting the patient to the NICU. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • team-based care
  • The module details the individual elements of a team-based care model and shows you how to bring all of those elements together. (ama-assn.org)
  • While health systems across the country are implementing team-based care, few are doing it in exactly the same way. (ama-assn.org)
  • time
  • In this case, by the time the patient dies "naturally" from the cancer, his or her brain is already destroyed - there is nothing left to preserve. (jdsupra.com)
  • Over time more professional care in the form of nursing and other supportive care may be required, whether at home or in a long term care facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maintenance of normal sinus rhythm (delay in time to recurrence of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter) in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter who are currently in sinus rhythm. (drugs.com)
  • METHODS
  • Nursing in particular has benefitted from these new concepts and continues to find newer and better methods to improve patient care. (himss.org)
  • result
  • The standards for care for nursing homes were distributed as a result of the Nursing Home Reform Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • A distinct subset of patients with pulmonary hemosiderosis has hypersensitivity to cow's milk which result in formation of IgG antibodies against basement membrane. (wikipedia.org)
  • Death may occur rapidly with acute, massive pulmonary bleeding or over longer periods as the result of continued pulmonary failure and right heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • At the end of the visit, that team member then emphasizes the plan of care and conducts motivational interviewing and education with the patient. (ama-assn.org)
  • preserve
  • while if Adrian has a positive right to life against Clay, then Clay is required to act as necessary to preserve the life of Adrian. (wikipedia.org)