• 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
  • We are very pleased that the FDA has approved Ocaliva for PBC and would like to thank all the patients and investigators around the world who participated in our clinical trials to make this possible. (globenewswire.com)
  • Elizabeth Volkmann, a rheumatologist and clinical instructor at UCLA commented , "Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction affects 90% of systemic sclerosis patients and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in these patients. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • Researchers found an enrichment of bacteria species Erwinia and Trabulsiella in systemic sclerosis patients with the most severe symptoms, suggesting that "not only are there differences in the microbiota composition between systemic sclerosis patients and healthy controls, but these differences may contribute to clinical symptoms," Dr. Volkmann explained . (sclerodermanews.com)
  • an emerging clinical problem in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses? (mja.com.au)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • symptoms
  • Symptoms such as constipation and fecal incontinence are among the most disruptive physical problems for systemic sclerosis patients, and we really don't know the cause of them at this point. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • 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)
  • In health care, a simulated patient (SP), also known as a standardized patient, sample patient, or patient instructor, is an individual trained to act as a real patient in order to simulate a set of symptoms or problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • prescribe
  • Not only did the defendants in this case allegedly bully sales reps into pushing this highly addictive drug, they paid doctors to prescribe it to patients. (justice.gov)
  • Greek healers in the 4th century BC drafted the Hippocratic Oath and pledged to "prescribe regimens for the good of my patients according to my ability and my judgment and never do harm to anyone. (wikipedia.org)
  • improves
  • Dr Brian Fisher claims that online record access is safer, especially for those with long term conditions, because patients can share their information with other providers, improves trust, improves compliance with medical advice, and saves time by reducing the demand for appointments and telephone calls. (wikipedia.org)
  • noun
  • Typically, the situation is denoted by a sentence, the action by a verb in the sentence, and the patient by a noun phrase. (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)
  • transition
  • Because the conversion to electronic medical records is typically complex, systems often transition to patient portals first and then follow with a complete implementation of electronic medical records. (wikipedia.org)
  • inpatient
  • Ever since the National Institute of Medicine's groundbreaking 1999 report, "To Err is Human", found up to 98,000 hospital patients die from preventable medical errors in the U.S. each year, government and private sector efforts have focused on inpatient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • While patient safety efforts have focused on inpatient hospital settings for more than a decade, medical errors are even more likely to happen in a doctor's office or outpatient clinic or center. (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)
  • Additionally, providers must implement notifications for follow up appointments and identify clinically relevant health information for more than 10 percent of their patients with two or more appointments in the preceding two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • 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)
  • Patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) is a related term describing the patient-controlled administration of analgesic medicine in the epidural space , by way of intermittent boluses or infusion pumps. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Older medical references mention the term 'orphan patient' using a different definition, specifically patients with an orphan disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient capital is another name for long term capital. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • The Analgizer was widely utilized for analgesia and sedation until the early 1970s, in a manner that foreshadowed the patient-controlled analgesia infusion pumps of today. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various stakeholders have criticised the charter for reasons widely ranging from not offering sufficient support to trans-gender patients to increasing attacks on hospital staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Portal applications for individual practices typically exist in tandem with patient portals, allowing access to patient information and records, as well as schedules, payments, and messages from patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient access is typically validated with a user name and password. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Japanese, for instance, the patient is typically affixed with the particle o (hiragana を) when used with active transitive verbs, and the particle ga (hiragana が) when used with inactive intransitive verbs or adjectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • appointments
  • Patients have been able to book online appointments since at least 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many portal applications also enable patients to request prescription refills online, order eyeglasses and contact lenses, access medical records, pay bills, review lab results, and schedule medical appointments. (wikipedia.org)
  • dosage
  • By utilizing the principles of feedback control systems, his protocols enable medical personnel to personalize the EPO dosage for each patient. (umass.edu)
  • services
  • Intercept is dedicated to helping ensure that people with PBC can access Ocaliva and has launched Interconnect™, a comprehensive and personalized patient support services program. (globenewswire.com)
  • A day patient or (day-patient) is a patient who is using the full range of services of a hospital or clinic but is not expected to stay the night. (wikipedia.org)
  • The General medical services contract makes it clear that practices have to help anyone who wants it to sign up for patient-facing services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient navigators are required to meet standards and core proficiencies established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • What all of these services share is the ability of patients to interact with their medical information via the Internet. (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)
  • treatment
  • Intercept was founded on the belief that targeting FXR would benefit patients with liver diseases for which there are limited or no treatment options, and Ocaliva's approval marks the culmination of more than a decade of work," said Mark Pruzanski, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Intercept. (globenewswire.com)
  • Ocaliva fills an important unmet need for the many patients with PBC who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of UDCA, which until now has been the only approved treatment," said John Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.S.L.D., Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). (globenewswire.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)
  • available
  • Ocaliva is expected to be available to PBC patients in the U.S. within 7-10 days and will be distributed through a specialty pharmacy network. (globenewswire.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • medical
  • 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)
  • The film is a supernatural thriller about two medical interns, Sam and Gaby, who investigate a patient brought to hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • problem
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • cancer patients
  • Pharma Company-1's Fentanyl Spray was approved by the FDA in or about January 2012, solely for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving and who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent pain. (justice.gov)
  • This can be used by women in labour, terminally ill cancer patients or to manage post-operative pain. (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)
  • 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)
  • numbers
  • Infectious patients cough up huge numbers of mycobacteria, which can survive in the environment for long periods of time. (patient.info)
  • 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)
  • make
  • 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)
  • family
  • 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)
  • Later formulations suggest that the patient may be an "emissary" of sorts from the family to the wider world, in an implicit familial call for help, as with the reading of juvenile delinquency as a coded cry for help by a child on his parents' behalf. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Although their roles might overlap, patient navigators are not community health workers or health advocates. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • Because of the simplicity of the Analgizer and the pharmacological characteristics of methoxyflurane, it was easy for patients to self-administer the drug and rapidly achieve a level of conscious analgesia which could be maintained and adjusted as necessary over a period of time lasting from a few minutes to several hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • normal
  • Even with our small sample size, there were still statistically significant differences, including [in systemic sclerosis patients] a decrease in normal, healthy bacteria and an increase in more pathogenic bacteria that in other disease states cause inflammation. (sclerodermanews.com)
  • All vital signs remain normal in obstetric patients, newborns, and injured patients. (wikipedia.org)