• colonies
  • The history of the breakdown of the Empire has attracted scholars of the histories of the United States (which broke away in 1776), India (independent in 1947), and the African colonies (independent in the 1960s). (wikipedia.org)
  • legislation
  • Policies and procedures once developed simply on the basis of a hospital's mission statement began to he shaped by government legislation, joint commission standards, and demands of third party payers (e.g., insurance companies). (gameo.org)
  • radical
  • Being a shrewd political operator, Bevan managed to push through the radical health care reform measure by dividing and cajoling the opposition, as well as by offering lucrative payment structures for consultants. (wikipedia.org)
  • The years since the 1960 witnessed a radical shift in what had been a reasonably clear ministry of health care by the Mennonite churches through hospitals, clinics, and dispensaries. (gameo.org)
  • These and other radical influences changed markedly the shape and substance of health-related facilities in the United States and Canada. (gameo.org)
  • care
  • Dr A. J. Cronin's controversial novel The Citadel, published in 1937, had fomented extensive concern about the severe inadequacies of health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the Netherlands and Germany Mennonites limited their efforts in care of the sick to the services proved by their deaconesses. (gameo.org)
  • During this time most of the non-Western health care systems wrestled with issues of how to bring limited resources to meet overwhelming needs and how church and state resources could work together without exercising too much control over each other. (gameo.org)
  • Increase in technology and professionalism turned fairly simple health care structures into well paid, highly departmentalized, multi-specialized systems. (gameo.org)
  • Religious health care facilities were not exempted from an increasing wave of suspicion and attack by consumer groups on high cost and fading credibility in health care systems. (gameo.org)
  • But it is not until the 19th century that we see these principles applied in health care settings in a purposeful, organized manner. (idyllarbor.com)
  • She chastised health care administrators to be more inclusive in their provision of services to patients: 'Bearing in mind that you have all these varieties of employment which the sick cannot have, bear also in mind to obtain them all the varieties which they can enjoy' (Nightingale, 1859, p. 36). (idyllarbor.com)
  • physical
  • Tracing the development of recreational therapy from idea to idea leads one on a journey first traversed by men and women who shared a common conviction that experiences yielding perceptions of peacefulness, well-being, mastery, joy, discovery, concentration, belonging, support and delight had positive impacts on the physical and mental health of human beings and aided their recovery from illness or injury. (idyllarbor.com)
  • public
  • Sent free upon request to responsible individual agencies, organizations and libraries Address: E.S.C. Information Service, P. O. Box 589, Raleigh, N. C. COVER LEGEND What better illustration to medical services than the sm faced youngster and the public r nurse? (ncdcr.gov)
  • facilities
  • The nation faces a shortage of qualified and skilled medical service workers at a time when increasing population taxes existing hospital and other medical facilities. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Commenting on the medical demands exerted by the new Medicare Law, the Health Planning Council for Central North Carolina predicted that "we will continue to pay the price of shortages of personnel and facilities, expensive instances of duplicated effort, and inefficient utilization of skilled health workers. (ncdcr.gov)
  • additional
  • Most industries in our State require additional skilled workers, and our health service industry, if it can be called that, is in no less straits for the qualities of skilled and trained technicians-whether it be the clinical competence of a laboratory director, the efficiency of a registered nurse, the dexterous sense of the physician or the professionalism of the hospital administrator. (ncdcr.gov)
  • This increased the demand for additional layers of management as well as complicating the communication process necessary for efficiency. (gameo.org)
  • State
  • And the critical situation we face now in North Carolina and in the nation will get worse before it gets better," reports the State Department of Health. (ncdcr.gov)