• Intervention
  • METHODS: A non-randomized controlled trial was conducted in three intervention and three control maternity and child health clinics in primary health care in Finland. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The components of the feasibility evaluation were 1) recruitment and participation, 2) completion of data collection, 3) realization of the intervention and 4) the public health nurses' experiences. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Recognition of use of EBP often PICOT formatted questions address the patient population (P), issue of interest or intervention (I), comparison group (C), outcome (O), and time frame (T). Asking questions in this format assists in generating a search that produces the most relevant, quality information related to a topic, while also decreasing the amount of time needed to produce these search results. (wikipedia.org)
  • An example of an intervention focused PICOT question would be: In total knee arthroplasty patients (Population), what is the effect of nerve blocks (Intervention) compared to opioid pain medication (Comparison) in controlling post-operative pain (Outcome) within the first 24 hours after surgery (Time)? (wikipedia.org)
  • Structural measures describe the providers' ability to provide high quality care, process measures describe the actions taken to maintain or improve community health, and outcome measures describe the impact of a health care intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Speech services begin with initial screening for communication and swallowing disorders and continue with assessment and diagnosis, consultation for the provision of advice regarding management, intervention, and treatment, and providing counseling and other follow up services for these disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The internationally accepted nursing process consists of five steps: assessment, nursing problem/diagnosis, goal, intervention and evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients also have a significant stake in outcomes research because it facilitates their decision-making, both in deciding what intervention is best for them given their circumstances, and as members of the public who have ultimately to pay for medical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • The aim of this study was to assess the surgical outcome of the Nuss procedure in different age groups and to analyze its feasibility in the adult population. (biomedsearch.com)
  • the use of interventional care for claudication, the role of antibiotics in appendicitis, the value of elective surgery for diverticulitis, the impact of non-steroidal pain medication on outcomes and the effect of hyperglycemia on surgical infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Codman became known as the first true medical auditor following his work in 1912 on monitoring surgical outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • systematic
  • Economic evaluation is the process of systematic identification, measurement and valuation of the inputs and outcomes of two alternative activities, and the subsequent comparative analysis of these. (wikipedia.org)
  • The paper defined medical audit (as it was called then) as "the systematic critical analysis of the quality of medical care including the procedures used for diagnosis and treatment, the use of resources and the resulting outcome and quality of life for the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the objective of an assessment of telemedicine applications is to describe effectiveness and contribution to quality of care and to produce a basis for decision making, then MAST defines the relevant assessment framework fulfilling this objective as a multidisciplinary process which summarizes and evaluates information about the medical, social, economic and ethical issues related to the use of telemedicine in a systematic, unbiased, robust manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • In 1996, the UK National Screening Committee (NSC) had been established by Sir Kenneth Calman and Muir Gray (now Sir Muir Gray) by the Policy Team led by Dr Tim Riley and latterly Sir Charles Nightingale for the Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to one medical outcomes and guidelines source book - 1996, Outcomes research[full citation needed] includes health services research that focuses on identifying variations in medical procedures and associated health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • provision
  • The results of outcomes research are used to inform the decisions of legislative bodies that make decisions related to healthcare, as well as of financial bodies (governments, insurers, employers) who seek to minimize cost and waste while ensuring the provision of an acceptable level of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also reflects the change in focus from a professionally centred view of health provision to the view of the patient-centred approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • An incentive for many health plans to collect HEDIS data is a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement that health maintenance organizations (HMOs) submit Medicare HEDIS data in order to provide HMO services for Medicare enrollees under a program called Medicare Advantage. (wikipedia.org)
  • methods
  • EBN implements the most up to date methods of providing care, which have been proven through appraisal of high quality studies and statistically significant research findings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cultivating a spirit of inquiry allows healthcare providers to feel comfortable with questioning current methods of practice and challenging these practices to create improvements and change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes (3 ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the exact origins of the term "outcomes research" is unclear, the methods associated with outcomes research first gained wide attention in the 1850s as a result of the work of Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War. (wikipedia.org)
  • The others imply that assessments should be based on scientific studies and methods, scientific criteria for quality of evidence and scientific standards for reporting of results, e.g. as described in EQUATOR Network. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • Researchers measure health care quality to identify problems caused by overuse, underuse, or misuse of health resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequently, the field is more multi-disciplinary, involving, in addition to healthcare professionals and the manufacturers of medical devices or pharmaceuticals, medical economists, sociologists, and public health researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factors
  • Whereas most prior studies of race, medication adherence, and hypertension care have utilized samples with racial differences in BP control, we posit that the opposite approach might help identify factors associated with success in eliminating differences in BP care and outcomes. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The documentation of nursing assessment is the recording of the process about how a judgment was made and its related factors, in addition to the result of the judgment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • Perform initial evaluation of patient/home and apply admission criteria to determine if patient is safe candidate for home health/hospice services. (aftercollege.com)
  • Coordinates care, collaborates and communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary team to assure appropriate and smooth flow of care/services through the care continuum. (aftercollege.com)
  • The CCC was developed empirically through the examination of approximately 40,000 textual phrases representing nursing diagnoses/patient problems, and 72,000 phrases depicting patient care services and/or actions. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, the CCC was accepted by the Department of Health and Human Services as the first national nursing terminology. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CCC System was one of the standards in the first set of 55 national standards approved for use in the EHR, by the Department of Health and Human Services (AHIC, 2006) and the only national nursing terminology standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care quality is the degree to which health care services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, due to strict regulations placed on health services research, data sources are not always complete. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the level of the individual patient, or micro-level, assessment focuses on services at the point of delivery and its subsequent effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new funding is meant to strengthen ongoing federal health support provided through the Canada Health Transfer (CHT) as well as focus resources on addressing the fact that Canadians, like citizens in other OECD countries, often have significant wait times for access to essential health care services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Telemedicine services may have many different types of outcomes and can be studied in many ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order for those who develop new telemedicine services to produce the information that healthcare managers need for making decisions on investment in telemedicine, a model for assessment of telemedicine (MAST) was developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • telemedicine
  • Model for assessment of telemedicine (MAST) is a framework for assessment of the value of telemedicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Secondly, after the preceding considerations, the multidisciplinary assessment is carried out in order to describe and assess the different outcomes of the telemedicine application. (wikipedia.org)
  • MAST is the most widely used framework for assessment of telemedicine in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • The model is used in large EU funded telemedicine project like Renewing Health, United4Health, Smartcare and inCASA. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2015). MAST has also been recommended as a usable structure for assessment of outcomes of telemedicine by the association of Danish Regions Telemedicine strategy, by the British Thoracic Society statement on telemedicine (2014) and within the field of wound care by Angel et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2014 Dec;20(6):857-64 Renewing Health United4Health Smartcare inCASA Patient@home Durand-Zaleski I, Zarca K, Charrier N, Treluyer L, Calinaud C. Deploying and assessing telemedicine in the Paris region: progress report. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • SCOAP's growth and development was supported through grants from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to investigators in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington (UW) under principal investigator David Flum, MD, MPH. (wikipedia.org)
  • During World War I, intense efforts to improve the outcomes of care for battle casualties, with careful attention to outcomes led to major advances in orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, blood transfusion and the prevention of tetanus and gangrene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Funding The data used in this study for secondary analysis have been drawn from projects funded by The Netherlands' Organisation for Health Research and Development and Stichting Miletus (The Miletus Foundation, Association of Health Insurers). (bmj.com)
  • UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland. (biomedsearch.com)
  • RESEARCH DESIGN: This is a retrospective cohort study during which we used administrative and centralized pharmacy records for sample identification, derivation of guideline-based process measures (antidepressant dosage and duration adequacy), and subsequent hospitalization ascertainment. (umassmed.edu)
  • In his work as an editor of bibliographies in health care, van Campen became acqainted with the research subject of quality of life, focussing on health and happiness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1998, he moved to the Netherlands Institute of Social Research (SCP), the national institute on well-being, where he broadened the scope from health and health care to citizen's participation in work, leisure time activities and social activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2013, an additional AHRQ grant of $735,830 allowed CERTAIN to build a platform for collecting patient-reported outcomes and engage with healthcare stakeholders to conduct research prioritization activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI co-authored a report to this standing senate committee with Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) entitled Charting the Course - A Pan-Canadian Consultation on Population and Public Health Priorities, May 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI produces various reports to support policy makers and health systems research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The intent of this research is to identify shortfalls in practice and to develop strategies to improve care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The c. 1847 work of Ignaz Semmelweis on the association between puerperal fever and the absence of aseptic procedures (specifically, doctors who failed to clean their hands before delivering babies) and the subsequent use of calcium hypochlorite to reduce risk, is an early example of outcomes research. (wikipedia.org)
  • stakeholders
  • Stakeholders use the broad range of health system databases, measurements and standards, together with evidence-based reports and analyses, in their decision-making processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following year, in November 2003, the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, released a report (the Senator "Kirby" report) that emphasized the need for "cooperation among all stakeholders to reduce problems of maldistribution, undersupply, and jurisdictional competition" within the Canadian healthcare system. (wikipedia.org)
  • They collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to create and maintain a broad range of health databases, measurements and standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • describe
  • The following sections describe the concept, aim, possible structure and content of these nursing documents using the example of nursing documentation in Australian residential aged care homes. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Riley joined Sir Michael Rawlins (the then recently appointed Chair of NICE) at the Health Select Committee in February 1999 where questions were raised as to whether NICE was just a means to "ration" healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • subsequent
  • OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to explore the relationship of guideline-based depression process measures with subsequent overall and psychiatric hospitalizations. (umassmed.edu)
  • We used multivariable regression to evaluate the link between depression care and subsequent overall and psychiatric hospitalization, adjusting for patient age, race, sex, socioeconomic status, comorbid illness, and hospitalization in the prior 12 months. (umassmed.edu)
  • Characteristics
  • We determined whether gastrostomy or tracheostomy insertion during emergent hospitalization is associated with patient or hospital characteristics, changed Medicare policy in 2001, or proximity to specialized ALS care. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Equitable - providing care that does not vary across intrinsic personal characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organizations
  • CIHI works with a broad range of health organizations and partners across the country, providing data and information to help them fulfill their mandates. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • CONCLUSIONS: Guideline-based depression process measures derived from centralized data sources offer an important method of depression care surveillance. (umassmed.edu)
  • Provides data for quality assurance studies and shows progress toward expected outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • These documents record the client's data captured at the relevant stages of the nursing process. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI provides comparable and actionable data and information that are used to accelerate improvements in health care, health system performance and population health across Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partners include Ministries of health - They contribute to CIHI's work and help achieve the mandate Statistics Canada and Health Canada - Both provide rich data sources and expertise that complement CIHI's work The partnerships help CIHI avoid duplication of effort and cost, while ensuring value for Canadians. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI tracks data in the different provinces with the help of information that is provided by hospitals, regional health authorities, medical practitioners and governments bodies. (wikipedia.org)
  • HEDIS is one component of NCQA's accreditation process, although some plans submit HEDIS data without seeking accreditation. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provides detailed data on all measures and is intended for employers, consultants and insurance brokers who purchase health insurance for groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • In a five-year period the average length of alcoholism treatment doubled and costs per patient tripled without improving treatment outcome. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Analysis of the first year outcome of a day treatment program indicates that day treatment provides an effective alternative method for alcoholism treatment. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Integrating perioperative care into the treatment of hypertension. (yale.edu)
  • Costs or risks of treatment outweigh the benefits in overused health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • A written record of the history, treatment, care, and response of the client while under the care of a health care provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • It contains observations by the nurses about the client's condition, care, and treatment delivered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Increased attention to medical care for seniors prompted the addition of measures related to glaucoma screening and osteoporosis treatment for older adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • adverse
  • There are potential adverse health outcomes with underutilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adverse occurrence screening and critical incident monitoring - This is often used to peer review cases which have caused concern or from which there was an unexpected outcome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Council
  • Recommendation 2 - A Health Council of Canada should be established by the provincial, territorial and federal governments to facilitate co-operation and provide national leadership in achieving the best health outcomes in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow Report) tabled a final report to the House of Commons on 28 November 2002 that recommended that a Health Council of Canada should be established by the provincial, territorial and federal governments to facilitate co-operation and provide national leadership in achieving the superior health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • interdisciplinary
  • In 2015, an interdisciplinary group of psychosocial experts developed The Standards of Psychosocial Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The study was done in the context of the interdisciplinary Working Group Iconic Processes, including art historians, psychologists, physicists and anthropologists from several Dutch universities. (wikipedia.org)
  • coordinate
  • Partnerships will also interface with the existing health system to coordinate access to resources such as diagnostics and specialized care. (wikipedia.org)
  • postpartum
  • BACKGROUND: Excessive gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention may predispose women to long-term overweight and other health problems. (biomedsearch.com)
  • CIHI
  • CIHI protects the privacy of Canadians by ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of the health care information. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI was established in 1994 and is governed by a 16-member Board of Directors that links federal, provincial and territorial governments with non-governmental health groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • CIHI has a unique mandate to make health information "publicly available" to Canadians. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • When breast cancer occurs in young women, the medical, physical, psychosocial, and overall impacts can be more severe warranting targeted medical and psychosocial oncology care. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Based on the different nursing care provider's requirements, this form may also record family history, past medical history, history of present illness, and allergies (see Figure 1). (wikipedia.org)