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  • Hospitalization
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • interventions
  • He is also involved in several projects associated with perioperative care of the cardiothoracic surgery patient including the development of novel extracorporeal oxygenation techniques as well as other interventions to improve the safety and outcomes associated with surgeries involving patients with cardiac disease. (yale.edu)
  • We set out to identify, evaluate and share learning about interventions to reduce avoidable hospital admission across a regional Academic Health and Social Care Network (AHSN). (springer.com)
  • GP-advisers and outreach nurses were employed within the ED. The principal post-hoc interventions were the audit of records in primary care or the application of the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol (AEP) within the admission ward. (springer.com)
  • Commissioners of healthcare should consider interventions at all stages of the admission pathway, including regular audit, to ensure admission thresholds don't change. (springer.com)
  • While essential for determining the effect of health services research interventions, measuring quality of care poses some challenges due to the limited number of outcomes that are measurable. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CCC, capturing the essence of patient care, consists of two interrelated terminologies - the CCC of Nursing Diagnoses & Outcomes and the CCC of Nursing Interventions & and Actions - classified by 21 Care Components that link the two together. (wikipedia.org)
  • These were (a) nursing diagnoses, (b) nursing interventions, (c) nursing outcomes, and (d) nursing intensity. (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)
  • economics
  • Howie Forman is a Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Public Health (Health Policy), Management, and Economics at Yale University. (yale.edu)
  • Xi Chen, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Global Health Policy and Economics at Yale University. (yale.edu)
  • Zack Cooper is an Associate Professor of Public Health and of Economics at Yale University where he also serves as director of Health Policy at the school's Institution for Social and Policy Studies. (yale.edu)
  • Organizations
  • Dr. Schlesinger's research explores the determinants of public opinion about health and social policy, the influence of bounded rationality on medical consumers, the role of nonprofit organizations in American medicine. (yale.edu)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • effectiveness
  • The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is a widely used set of performance measures in the managed care industry, developed and maintained by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2007, NCQA announced that the meaning of "HEDIS" would be changed to "Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 83 HEDIS measures are divided into five "domains of care": Effectiveness of Care Access/Availability of Care Experience of Care Utilization and Relative Resource Use Health Plan Descriptive Information Measures are added, deleted, and revised annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Dr. Schonberger has a research interest in developing new anesthesia healthcare delivery models that aim to improve care coordination on the day of surgery with the aim to facilitate longitudinal cardiovascular risk-factor recognition and treatment in patients presenting for anesthesia. (yale.edu)
  • 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)
  • Factors
  • 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)
  • stakeholders
  • 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)
  • 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
  • In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released six domains to measure and describe quality of care in health: Safe - avoiding injuries to patients from care that is intended to help them. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Program
  • 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)
  • As a Washington State approved Coordinated Quality Improvement Program, SCOAP's participating hospitals are allowed to disclose protected healthcare information specifically for program purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Internationally
  • Internationally health services are facing increasing demands due to new and more expensive health technologies and treatments, coupled with the needs of an ageing population. (springer.com)
  • pulmonary
  • An example of an issue of interest focused PICOT question would be: How do post-rehab chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients (Population) with stage 3 (Issue of Interest) perceive their ability to perform activities of daily living (Outcome) after first month (Time) of rehabilitation? (wikipedia.org)
  • caregivers
  • OUTLINE: Caregivers (CG) complete written questionnaires assessing demographics, positive and negative affect, dispositional inhibition, marital satisfaction, and physical health over 45 minutes to 1 hour on day 1. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Routine assessment of unmet needs in individuals with advanced cancer and their caregivers: A qualitative study of the Palliative Care Needs Assessment Tool (PC-NAT). (bioportfolio.com)
  • To examine (a) approaches used by oncologists to administer the Palliative Care Needs Assessment Tool (PC-NAT) in consultations with patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers, (b) potential o. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Nursing documentation is the record of nursing care that is planned and delivered to individual clients by qualified nurses or other caregivers under the direction of a qualified nurse. (wikipedia.org)
  • adverse
  • Investigations will focus on post-discharge adverse events and will include appearance/worsening of symptoms, healthcare resources utilization, quality of life, and patients' satisfaction. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • nurses
  • Altogether, 132 pregnant and 92 postpartum women and 23 public health nurses (PHN) participated in the study. (biomedsearch.com)
  • For example, the license would be available to Registered Nurses but not Licensed Practical Nurses, who are not licensed to assess and evaluate the health of their clients. (wikipedia.org)
  • It contains observations by the nurses about the client's condition, care, and treatment delivered. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nurses make nursing care plans based on the assessments they have completed previously with a client. (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)
  • Research
  • Research questions The paper explores which type of quality aspects (structure, process, outcome) most strongly determines patients' overall assessment of healthcare, and whether there is a variation between different types of patient groups in this respect. (bmj.com)
  • 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)
  • Professor Busch's research examines the effects of policies and regulations on health care cost and quality. (yale.edu)
  • His research focuses on public policies related to childhood development, population aging, climate change and health, and quality of life. (yale.edu)
  • UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland. (biomedsearch.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • improve
  • RATIONALE: Gathering health information from older patients undergoing chemotherapy may help doctors plan better treatment and improve the quality of life for these patients. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The goal of EBN is to improve the health and safety of patients while also providing care in a cost-effective manner to improve the outcomes for both the patient and the healthcare system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Case management focuses on delivering personalized services to patients to improve their care, and involves four steps: 1) Referral of new patients (perhaps from another service if the client has relocated to a new area out of previous jurisdiction, or if client no longer meets the target of previous service, such as requiring a greater level of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • By identifying patients with potentially catastrophic illnesses, contacting them and actively coordinating their care, plans can reduce expenses and improve the medical care they receive. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Increased attention to medical care for seniors prompted the addition of measures related to glaucoma screening and osteoporosis treatment for older adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • RATIONALE: Meeting with a nurse to assess symptoms and quality of life may be more effective than standard care in treating patients with breast cancer. (bioportfolio.com)
  • RATIONALE: Patients undergoing chemotherapy who receive specialized cancer care may have fewer symptoms and improved emotional health. (bioportfolio.com)
  • We classified patients into three groups based on age (pediatric, adolescent, and adult), retrospectively analyzed demographic, intraoperative and postoperative data, and compared outcomes among each group. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The investigators hypothesize that information of good quality on this concern might be accessible at a relatively low cost from patients, further referred to as sentinel patients, who would voluntary report their health evolution on a dedicated web site. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • in the ' internet ' arm, sentinel patients will be solicited to directly report their post-discharge health evolution on a website especially devoted for collecting these data while in the ' telephone ' arm, the same items will be collected through a telephone interview 45 days after hospital discharge. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • BACKGROUND: The appropriate roles for generalists and cardiologists in the care of patients with heart failure (HF) are unknown. (umassmed.edu)
  • RESULTS: Of the 1075 patients studied, 13% received cardiologist care, 55% received generalist care, and 32% received consultative care. (umassmed.edu)
  • Fewer patients who received solo care (54% each) received ACEI compared with 71% of patients who received consultative care (P (umassmed.edu)
  • Examples include identifying high-risk pregnancies in order to ensure appropriate pre-natal care and watching for dialysis claims to identify patients who are at risk of end-stage renal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • This situation was to remain for the next 130 or so years, with only a minority of healthcare staff embracing the process as a means of evaluating the quality of care delivered to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first concept implies that the assessments should include all important outcomes of the applications for patients, clinicians, healthcare institutions and society in general. (wikipedia.org)