• preventable
  • The majority of media attention, however, focused on the staggering statistics: from 44,000 to 98,000 preventable deaths annually due to medical error in hospitals, 7,000 preventable deaths related to medication errors alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2000 Institute of Medicine report estimated that medical errors result in between 44,000 and 98,000 preventable deaths and 1,000,000 excess injuries each year in U.S. hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the study, 400,000 preventable drug-related injuries occur each year in hospitals, 800,000 in long-term care settings, and roughly 530,000 among Medicare recipients in outpatient clinics. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1985
  • Household survey data indicated that by 1985 most urban families owned two bicycles, at least one sofa, a writing desk, a wardrobe, a sewing machine, an electric fan, a radio, and a television. (wikipedia.org)
  • 24,000
  • In 2004, the Canadian Adverse Events Study found that adverse events occurred in more than 7% of hospital admissions, and estimated that 9,000 to 24,000 Canadians die annually after an avoidable medical error. (wikipedia.org)
  • rural and urban
  • A new study published in the journal Medical Care reveals that the number of unnecessary cesarean sections and other potentially risky obstetric procedures differ significantly between rural and urban hospitals in the United States. (medindia.net)
  • This analysis indicates that women giving birth in rural and urban hospitals may experience different childbirth-related benefits and risks," according to Dr Kozhimannil and coauthors. (medindia.net)
  • The improvements in the standard of living were demonstrated by a boom in rural and urban housing, together with a considerable increase in the ownership of televisions and other appliances. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Sometimes you need the kind of care that only a hospital provides. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • After years of austerity in hospital and physician funding and redirection of money towards home care, shouldn't that percentage have increased? (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • It appears it's possible to spin the effect of health care reform on local hospitals either way. (dmiblog.com)
  • Due to Medicaid's important role in financing childbirth care, particularly in rural hospitals, Medicaid payment policy has great potential to inform and catalyze quality improvement in obstetric care," the researchers write. (medindia.net)
  • This method supports programs of care that cross hospital and practice settings, reduces duplication, and allows greater integration with hospital-based resources. (healthcaredesignmagazine.com)
  • The session, 'Enhanced Patient Experience-Design Driver for Urban Hospital-Based Ambulatory Care', explored some of the processes. (healthcaredesignmagazine.com)
  • Satisfaction with nursing care in the emergency department of an urban hospital in the developing world: A pilot study. (uwi.edu)
  • Nurses form the largest group of the workforce in hospitals and as such the quality of nursing care is a critical indicator of patient satisfaction. (uwi.edu)
  • To determine the level of patient satisfaction with nursing care in the emergency department of an urban teaching hospital in Jamaica. (uwi.edu)
  • This hospital stands out as one consistently providing safe, high-quality care," said Leah Binder , president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. (sys-con.com)
  • The survey focuses on three critical areas of hospital care: 1. (sys-con.com)
  • In each of these three areas, Leapfrog asks hospitals to report on nationally standardized measures so health-care consumers can compare hospitals in their community and across the country. (sys-con.com)
  • The impact of hospital market structure on patient volume, average length of stay, and the cost of care. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Qualitative analysis of 1-hour interviews with inpatients at a public hospital whose physician "would not be surprised" by the patient's death or intensive care unit (ICU) admission within a year. (nih.gov)
  • Beginning in July 2012, Weiss Memorial Hospital joined the other four Tenet Hospitals in Chicago as an Accountable care organization, part of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid's Shared Savings Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Funny thing, while the government was overseeing small hospitals losing their services to urban centres, they never bothered to proportionately increase the capacity of the hospitals that are now facing ever-increasing patient loads. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • And at one Houston public hospital district, officials predict undocumented immigrants will become the largest patient pool as the newly insured move to other hospitals. (dmiblog.com)
  • By achieving the Top Hospital accolade, Swedish/First Hill has demonstrated exemplary performance across all areas of quality and patient safety that are analyzed on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. (sys-con.com)
  • Selection is based on results of The Leapfrog Group's national survey that measures hospitals' performance in crucial areas of patient safety and quality. (sys-con.com)
  • medical
  • As a child, Bishop Douglas Miles heard the warnings about vans trolling East Baltimore streets, snatching up young African-Americans for medical experiments at nearby Johns Hopkins Hospital. (wisc.edu)
  • Retrospective review of the medical records and pathologic material for cases of spontaneous abortions seen at the University Hospital in Newark between January 1999 and March 2001 was undertaken. (hindawi.com)
  • Rates of non-indicated (for no medical reason) cesarean section were 16.9 percent at rural hospitals and 17.8 percent at urban hospitals. (medindia.net)
  • SEATTLE , Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group's annual class of 'Top Hospitals' - just 89 from a field of nearly 1,200 - will be announced today in Baltimore, Md. , and includes Swedish Medical Center/First Hill for the third year in a row. (sys-con.com)
  • The bulk of the higher costs in urban hospitals are linked to graduate medical education. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Snell encouraged the integration of local workers in the mission hospital, stating in one report: "Let us take into partnership with us the people among whom and for whom we are working and co-operate with them to establish medical standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Soochow Hospital, which was also a medical school, was established in 1883 by Dr. Walter Russell Lambuth and Dr. William Hector Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medical school had a variety of notable graduates, including Yang Vee Yuer, who became the superintendent of the Soochow Hospital and a professor at Soochow University. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • Since ascending infection is likely to be a significant cause of second-trimester loss in the inner-city population at the University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, we sought to evaluate the usefulness of stains for microorganisms, which are rarely utilized on these specimens. (hindawi.com)
  • Acute chorioamnionitis is associated with second-trimester pregnancy loss at this inner-city hospital, and may be related to the high incidence of risk factors in this population. (hindawi.com)
  • The 2011 Census recorded the borough's total resident population as 138,400 and the wider urban settlement with a population of 174,700 technically making Middlesbrough the largest urban subdivsion in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Year
  • After adjustment for these factors, the increase in non-indicated induction of labor occurred faster at rural hospitals: by five percent per year, compared to four percent per year at urban hospitals. (medindia.net)
  • While numerous agencies and organizations collect and publicize hospital quality data, the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, now in its twelfth year, is the toughest standard-bearer and provides the most complete picture of a hospital's quality and safety. (sys-con.com)
  • When Snell first arrived, Park, the head doctor at the hospital at the time, had just left on furlough for a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeon
  • John Abner Snell (28 October 1880 - 2 March 1936), also known as Soo E. Sang, was a missionary surgeon and hospital administrator in Suzhou (Soochow), China. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • And the Broward-Palm Beach New Times ponders whether the expansion of coverage to 32 million uninsured will make public hospitals obsolete. (dmiblog.com)
  • Undocumented immigrants are ineligible to receive coverage under the federal plan, but public hospitals take in emergencies regardless of immigration status. (dmiblog.com)
  • Congress should turn its attention to immigration reform to ensure that urban public hospitals don't continue to struggle under a broken system. (dmiblog.com)
  • million
  • The recent provincial budget announcement of $518 million in hospital-directed funds was also spun as new investment , but the reality is that this money only covers inflation and does nothing to reverse the trend of bed shortages. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • The study included approximately 6.3 million births at urban hospitals and 840,000 at rural hospitals. (medindia.net)
  • decrease
  • In addition, the outlier threshold for all hospitals to be eligible for extra payments for unusually costly cases will decrease from $31,000 to $30,150. (healthimaging.com)
  • Research
  • He then pursued a clinical and research echocardiography fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (wikipedia.org)
  • university
  • The "Jesus Walks" rapper, 39, was taken to the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at the University of California, Los Angeles, last week after police responded to a call for help, several media outlets reported. (urban96.fm)
  • The hospital where Snell once worked, now The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, is still considered one of the best in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The PCAM itself is a modern, sleek building, but with One West CafĂ©, Tsoi/Kobus wanted to create a space with a with a rich texture that also provides a cozy feeling to help mitigate the high stress levels common in a hospital setting like PCAM, which is home to UPHS' Abramson Cancer Center, radiation oncology, cardiovascular medicine and an outpatient surgical pavilion. (food-management.com)
  • Why are urban hospital costs so high? (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Sloan FA, Valvona J. Uncovering the high costs of teaching hospitals. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Under his administration, the Soochow Hospital underwent a large expansion, acquired modern technology, and was held to a very high standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Coincidentally, Dr. Walter Lambuth, the Missionary Secretary of the Methodist Episcopal Church, who started the hospital where Snell would go on to work in Soochow, China, was on the advisory committee of the Student Volunteer Movement at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • head doctor
  • Between 1945 and 1948 Helga Wittbrodt was employed as a senior doctor, and then as head doctor, at the "Urban" City Hospital in Berlin's Tempelhof quarter (in the "American sector" of Berlin). (wikipedia.org)
  • Berlin
  • The division of Berlin into military occupation zones agreed in 1945 was by now acquiring a level of permanence that few would have anticipated three years earlier, and she now relocated from the American occupation zone to the Soviet occupation zone, taking a post as a senior internist at the CharitĂ© (hospital). (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1877 to 1879 he was an assistant to Robert Ferdinand Wilms (1824-1880) at the Bethanien Hospital in Berlin. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1889 to 1924 he was director of the Krankenhaus Urban (Urban Hospital) in Berlin. (wikipedia.org)