• 2017
  • The Care Quality Commission proposes to assess how GPs and GP out-of-hours services are making use of technology to 'ensure timely access' for patients under a new assessment framework from October 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • UMass Amherst feedback systems engineer Yossi Chait (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) is part of a multidisciplinary team that has been approved by an institutional review board to begin clinical testing of a groundbreaking new protocol for administering a key drug for managing patients in the final stage of kidney disease. (umass.edu)
  • We've demonstrated the effectiveness of our protocol in a pilot study, and now we're moving on to the next stage comprising a crossover clinical study with about 50 dialysis patients," says Chait, an expert on robust feedback control design. (umass.edu)
  • Remote patient monitoring ( RPM ) is a technology to enable monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings (e.g. in the home), which may increase access to care and decrease healthcare delivery costs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part of CenterWatch's mission is to provide patients with access to essential health and educational resources to learn more about clinical research and participation as well as other organizations that offer information and support for a range of medical conditions. (centerwatch.com)
  • Identified patient, or "IP", is a term used in a clinical setting to describe the person in a dysfunctional family who has been unconsciously selected to act out the family's inner conflicts as a diversion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The regulations provide that a patient can choose to be seen by any NHS trust, public body, commercial organisation or third sector body, provided it holds a "commissioning contract" either with NHS England or a Clinical Commissioning Group when they are referred by their GP, community dentist or optometrist for treatment that is not identified as being immediately required. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spire Healthcare complained to Monitor (NHS) in 2013 that the Clinical Commissioning Groups in Blackpool, and in Fylde and Wyre were not doing enough to encourage patient choice, but their complaint was dismissed in September 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is intended that patients can choose the hospital they are seen in by comparing clinical quality, waiting times, location and other patients' opinions. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially in cases where input from the SP are based on extensive, first-hand experience and observations as a clinical patient undergoing care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simulated patients (SP) are extensively used in medical and nursing education to allow students to practice and improve their clinical and conversational skills for an actual patient encounter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Effectiveness: a SP with extensive clinical out-patient experience, would have first-hand knowledge and experience with the clinical out-patient environment, which should have an advantage over a professional actor who has to learn how to "play the part" of a clinical patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety: SP encounters allow students to learn about situations they may not be able to manage alone in a real clinical setting, or where the use of a real patient may be inappropriate. (wikipedia.org)
  • describes
  • Thomas Friedman of the New York Times describes patient capital as having "all the discipline of venture capital - demanding a return, and therefore rigor in how it is deployed - but expecting a return that is more in the 5 to 10 percent range, rather than the 35 percent that venture capitalists look for. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • The co-worker died 10 days before the onset of symptoms by the patient. (washington.edu)
  • The identified patient - also called the "symptom-bearer" or "presenting problem" - may display unexplainable emotional or physical symptoms, and is often the first person to seek help, perhaps at the request of the family. (wikipedia.org)
  • providers
  • The resulting patient safety knowledge continually informs improvement efforts such as: applying lessons learned from business and industry, adopting innovative technologies, educating providers and consumers, enhancing error reporting systems, and developing new economic incentives. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • The newer applications also provide education, test and medication reminder alerts, and a means of communication between the patient and the provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most patients are supposed to be able to choose the clinician whom they want to provide them with healthcare and that money to pay for the service should follow their choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compression/expansion of time: SPs can provide a longitudinal experience and enable students to follow through patients over time, even in a compressed time frame of examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Order
  • In dialysis patients the amount of EPO produced by the kidneys is inappropriately low for the level of anemia, and so they are treated with recombinant human EPO hormone in order to minimize the need for blood transfusions. (umass.edu)
  • Patient portals are also regarded as a key tool to help physicians meet "meaningful use" requirements in order to receive federal incentive checks, especially for providing health information to patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • Numbers on partial/complete survival rates vary by many factors, but it seems consistent there is about a 15 percent long-term survival rate of patients with Stage 4 melanoma - and the average lifespan, depending on treatment, can vary between 6-24 months. (philly.com)
  • A recent study of a remote patient monitoring solution for infertility demonstrated that for appropriately screened patients who had been seeking In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment, a six-month remote monitoring program had the same pregnancy rate as a cycle of IVF. (wikipedia.org)
  • encounters
  • Instead of a real doctor, he encounters a crazy cat patient who, as soon as he hears Porky's plea for a doctor, rushes over and introduces himself as "Young Dr. Chilled-Air" (a reference to Dr. Kildare). (wikipedia.org)
  • Access
  • EMIS Health reported in 2103 that more than 385,000 patients were using their online access software, an increase of 40% over the previous year. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • Find a licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) in your state who provides high-quality healthcare services similar to those of a doctor and helps patients make wise health and lifestyle choices. (healthfinder.gov)
  • With patient capital, the investor is willing to make a financial investment in a business with no expectation of turning a quick profit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety
  • Indeed, patient safety has emerged as a distinct healthcare discipline supported by an immature yet developing scientific framework. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a significant transdisciplinary body of theoretical and research literature that informs the science of patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1984 the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) had established the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Although anesthesiologists comprise only about 5% of physicians in the United States, anesthesiology became the leading medical specialty addressing issues of patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise in Australia, the Australian Patient Safety Foundation was founded in 1989 for anesthesia error monitoring. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ten years after a groundbreaking Australian study revealed 18,000 annual deaths from medical errors, Professor Bill Runciman, one of the study's authors and president of the Australian Patient Safety Foundation since its inception in 1989, reported himself a victim of a medical dosing error. (wikipedia.org)
  • For patients with dementia that are at risk for falls, RPM technology promotes safety and prevents harm through continuous surveillance. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • The patient also began to develop some serious respiratory problems, including at least partial collapse of the lungs. (washington.edu)
  • Indication for induction: (choose one) ❏ Medical complication or condition (1): Diagnosis:_________________________________ ❏ Nonmedically indicated (1-3): Circumstances:___________________________________ Patient counseled about risks, benefits, and alternatives to induction of labor (1) ❏ Consent form signed as required by institution Bishop Score (see below) (1):_________ ❏ Pertinent prenatal laboratory test results (eg, group B streptococci or hematocrit) available (4, 5) ❏ Special concerns (eg, allergies, medical problems, and special needs):______________________ To be complete. (acog.org)
  • Conjoint family therapy stressed accordingly the importance in group therapy of bringing not only the identified patient but the extended family in which their problems arose into the therapy - with the ultimate goal of relieving the IP of the broader family feelings he or she has been carrying. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient capital is money invested in entrepreneurs building companies and organizations that solve tough problems like healthcare, water, housing, alternative energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • The education and information provided by patient navigators must be culturally and linguistically appropriate and provided in a fair and impartial manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • feature
  • Patient 17 is a British independent feature film directed by Tuyet Le. (wikipedia.org)
  • supervising sound editor In 2012, Patient 17 won the London Independent Film Festival Award for Best Sci Fi/Horror Feature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The central feature that makes any system a patient portal is the ability to expose individual patient health information in a secure manner through the Internet. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The frequency and magnitude of avoidable adverse events experienced by patients was not well known until the 1990s, when multiple countries reported staggering numbers of patients harmed and killed by medical errors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Date______________ Patient _______________________________ Date of birth___________ MR #____________ Physician _______________________________________ Gravidity/Parity__________________________________ Best estimated gestational age____________ Indication_________________ ❏ Patient has a complete medical history and physical examination ❏ Known allergies identified ❏ Medical factors that could affect anesthetic choices identified ❏ Patient counseled about risks and benefits of cesarean delivery versus trial of labor and vaginal delivery (1, 2) ❏ Consent form signed as required by inst. (acog.org)
  • available
  • Patient Porky is available, uncut and restored, on Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 5, Disc 3. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the spectrum of capital available to both non-profits and for-profits, patient capital sits between traditional venture capital and traditional philanthropy, between development aid and foreign direct investment. (wikipedia.org)
  • complex
  • Shelley WB, Shelley ED. Publication Types: Letter PMID 3344016 Solutions to the orphan patient problem are complex, as expected due to its multifactorial origins. (wikipedia.org)
  • individual
  • Extending the original concept of the identified patient, the anti-psychiatry movement went on to argue that it was the family that was mad, rather than the individual the family had identified as 'sick' - positing also that the latter might in fact be the least disturbed member of the family nexus. (wikipedia.org)
  • give
  • So, as far as the doctors can tell, I'll be the first person on the planet to give this a shot - hence, "Patient #1. (philly.com)
  • Although
  • Although patient capital can be considered a traditional investment instrument, it has gained new life with the rise in environmentally and socially responsible enterprises. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • This document provides questions patients should ask before they decide if a doctor and a dermatologic surgery procedure are right for them. (healthfinder.gov)
  • Common
  • In nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the term resident is generally used in lieu of patient, but it is common for staff members at such a facility to use the term patient in reference to residents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient hotels are common in Finland, Sweden and Norway. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • In addition, patients and their family members feel comfort knowing that they are being monitored and will be supported if a problem arises. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients who are detained, and serving members of the armed forces are not entitled to exercise choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • problem
  • The Wordspy entry for this phrase is as follows : There are multiple factors that are contributing to the orphan patient problem in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • exercise
  • One of the main complaints of dialysis patients is fatigue and decreased exercise, even walking, tolerance, which is due in part to their anemia," says Dr. Germain. (umass.edu)
  • makes
  • The Coxa centre in University College Hospital Tampere, Finland for joint replacement makes extensive use of patient hotels and has a very high rate of day case surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • multiple
  • Date______________ Patient _______________________________ Date of birth___________ MR #___________ Physician or certified nurse-midwife______________________________ Last menstrual period__________________ Gravidity/Parity____________________________ Estimated date of delivery_______________ Best estimated gestational age_____________ Criteria (1): ❏ Gestational age less than or equal to 31 6/7 weeks and ❏ Singleton or multiple pregnancy at risk for delivery within the next 30 minutes to 24 hours and either ❏ Active preterm labor with cervix 4-8 cm dilated or preterm premature rupt. (acog.org)
  • This SP simulated the history and examination findings of a paraplegic multiple sclerosis patient. (wikipedia.org)