• Ebola
  • Two Americans infected with the Ebola virus while providing humanitarian aid in West Africa have been discharged from Emory University Hospita l . (emory.edu)
  • The two patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, were the first Ebola patients to be treated in the United States. (emory.edu)
  • By 17 June the first deaths occurred in Monrovia from Ebola when seven patients died from the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The body of a patient who died from Ebola is highly contagious in the days following the death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contamination on paper makes it harder to keep records in Ebola clinics, as data about patients written on paper that gets written down in a "hot" zone is hard to pass to a "safe" zone, because if there is any contamination it may bring Ebola into that area. (wikipedia.org)
  • gown and socks
  • This Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, still image taken from video provided by Imamu Baraka shows a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night. (syracuse.com)
  • BALTIMORE (AP) -- The man who said he came to the aid of a woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks on a cold winter's night, says he was left outraged and stunned at how she was treated. (syracuse.com)
  • nurses
  • Keogh's warning came as David Cameron prepared to meet with a panel of nurses, patient and medical experts over other concerns about patient care in the NHS system. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • It can take as many as five calls to reach a patient, meaning nurses are spending inordinate amounts of unproductive time. (answerstat.com)
  • A recent study showed that the incorporation of an IVR reduced nurse workload by eighty-eight percent and enabled nurses to focus their follow-up efforts on just those patients who truly required their attention. (answerstat.com)
  • Patients and nurses alike can respond to telephone surveys to indicate satisfaction levels, an important performance indicator for healthcare facility executives and an integral business variable in pay-for-performance situations. (answerstat.com)
  • Post Visit Call Nurses (PVCN) are generally experienced Registered Nurses who call patients discharged from the various facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • physician
  • Your physician will determine when you may be discharged. (cooperhealth.org)
  • It is usually undertaken by a pharmacist, and may include consulting several sources such as the patient, their relatives or carers, or their primary care physician. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important factor in improving compliance, The cost of prescription medication also plays a major role. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both patient and health-care provider affect compliance, and a positive physician-patient relationship is the most important factor in improving compliance, As of 2003, US health care professionals more commonly used the term "adherence" to a regimen rather than "compliance", because it has been thought to reflect better the diverse reasons for patients not following treatment directions in part or in full. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, the term adherence includes the ability of the patient to take medications as prescribed by their physician with regards to the correct drug, dose, route, timing, and frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2007, concordance has been used to refer specifically to patient adherence to a treatment regimen which the physician sets up collaboratively with the patient, to differentiate it from adherence to a physician-only prescribed treatment regimen. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • All members of the health care team are responsible for helping with the discharge planning process. (cooperhealth.org)
  • Do we need to consider him as a return/anticipated and continue his schedule (even though he will have a new medical record) or can we just continue the OBRA schedule he was on prior to his discharge to acute care? (hcpro.com)
  • Too many patients who are treated in hospital for heart disease are being discharged without appropriate advice on how they can improve their health and with little follow-up care, show results of a patient survey done by the NHS inspection body, the Healthcare Commission. (bmj.com)
  • Healthcare IoT has the potential to greatly improve patient care - but it's not without its challenges. (techtarget.com)
  • We believe firmly that we provided appropriate medical care to a patient who came to us in need, but where we absolutely failed, and where we own that failure, is in the demonstration of basic humanity and compassion as a patient was being discharged from our organization after having received that care," he said. (syracuse.com)
  • However, the fact remains that the proper follow-up process is imperative to ensuring top-quality patient care. (answerstat.com)
  • This is attributable to the failure of the management to create care plans with clearly spelt out lengths of stay as well as projected date of discharge. (essaysprofessors.com)
  • The initiative has, however, alarmed pensioners' pressure groups and doctors who see it as a measure to cut waiting lists that could lead to lower quality care and the premature release of ill patients. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • Simon Williams, of the Patients Association, said: "This raises concerns about the quality of patient care and whether it is being jeopardised for the sake of reducing waiting lists. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • Hilary Carter, of Help the Aged, said: "Getting patients out early is fine but the country just doesn't have the home care resources to cope. (thetimes.co.uk)
  • At this time, they apply only to MS-DRGs 280 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with MCC), 281 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with CC), 282 (Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without CC/MCC) and 789 (Neonates, Died or Transferred to Another Acute Care Facility). (centramed.co)
  • The first new code is 69 (Discharged/transferred to a designated disaster alternative care site). (centramed.co)
  • This code is intended to identify patients being discharged or transferred to an alternative site that will provide basic patient care during a disaster response. (centramed.co)
  • In the United Kingdom, guidelines on medicines reconciliation are provided by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in collaboration with the National Patient Safety Agency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major barriers to compliance are thought to include the complexity of modern medication regimens, poor "health literacy" and not understanding treatment benefits, occurrence of undiscussed side effects, poor treatment satisfaction, cost of prescription medicine, and poor communication or lack of trust between a patient and his or her health-care provider. (wikipedia.org)
  • Created with Bloomsbury AI, it was designed to use artificial intelligence to review patients' digital records and provide health alerts based on data points gathered by care workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cera later developed a patient care dashboard to provide patients with on-demand access to care, medications, transportation, food, and doctor's services via tablet computer. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also developed a platform that predicts patient deteriorations by computing the risk of events such as hospitalisations based on care worker input. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was an advocate of hospital reform and is the acknowledged founder of what today is known as outcomes management in patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was his lifelong pursuit to establish an "end results system" to track the outcomes of patient treatments as an opportunity to identify clinical misadventures that serve as the foundation for improving the care of future patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Commission also established the Ernest A. Codman Award for the use of outcomes measures to advance the quality and safety of patient care. (wikipedia.org)
  • asymptomatic
  • not in citation given] perhaps because people do not feel immediately threatened or, in the case of symptomless conditions such as raised cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolaemia) and raised blood pressure (systemic hypertension), feel no obvious benefits at the time of taking the medicines As patients are asymptomatic, they may not see a need to take medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radiological staging in breast cancer: which asymptomatic patients to image and how. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • Efforts to improve compliance have been aimed at simplifying medication packaging, providing effective medication reminders, improving patient education, and limiting the number of medications prescribed simultaneously. (wikipedia.org)
  • caretakers
  • The protesters turned violent, threatening the caretakers, removing the infected patients, and looting the clinic of its supplies, including blood-stained bed sheets and mattresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • The sheikh from the area told Radio Dabanga that the medical team started treatment services with the available medicines, which led to the recovery of a number of patients. (allafrica.com)
  • He discussed the treatment of patients, improving patient trust and restoring a sense of pride to the nursing profession. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • The unit provides 18 beds instead of the previous 7, and capacity will be for treatment of about 1,000 patients per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The unit also has a shower room to bathe patients confined to their beds as well as two pressure rooms for treatment of patients with transmissible infections (or those especially vulnerable to them). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2003 estimates from the World Health Organization indicated that only about 50% of patients with chronic diseases living in developed countries follow treatment recommendations with particularly low rates of adherence to therapies for asthma, diabetes, and hypertension. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this context, the patient is informed about their condition and treatment options,involved in the decision as to which course of action to take, and partially responsible for monitoring and reporting back to the team. (wikipedia.org)
  • A WHO study estimates that only 50% of patients suffering from chronic diseases in developed countries follow treatment recommendations. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, a 2004 UK study reported a 97% compliance rate at the beginning of treatment with statins, but only about 50% of patients were still compliant after six months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catamnesis is the follow-up history of a patient after they are discharged from treatment or a hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • He kept track of his patients via "End Result Cards" which contained basic demographic data on every patient treated, along with the diagnosis, the treatment he rendered, and the outcome of each case. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • An interactive voice response (IVR) system, previously only associated with telemarketing or customer-service automated systems, can automate the post-discharge patient follow-up by using customized rules and call scripts to gather important data from the patient, ensuring that scarce nursing resources are used only where personal follow-up is required. (answerstat.com)
  • Business rules can determine the course of action for the call, whether the patient is transferred to a live attendant at a medical call center, a notification is sent to a nursing station and pertinent callbacks can be conducted by a medical professional, or data is merely collected for statistical trends and patient satisfaction analysis. (answerstat.com)
  • medical
  • He told Radio Dabanga that the seven patients had been transferred from Hamidiya to the medical isolation centre at Zalingei hospital on Thursday. (allafrica.com)
  • Bruce Keogh, NHS medical director, has called for a review on the overnight discharges of vulnerable patients. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • Following figures released concerning the overnight discharge of vulnerable patients on the NHS, Sir Bruce Keogh, the medical director for the National Health Service, has stepped in and ordered a review of the service. (theupcoming.co.uk)
  • In medicine, compliance (also adherence, capacitance) describes the degree to which a patient correctly follows medical advice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical and psychological effects of early discharge after surgery for breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The history of a patient after the onset of a medical or psychiatric illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an attempt to popularize the island so that patients went to Culion willingly, Heiser sent agents to Filipino towns to disseminate information about Culion's housing, the type of food the residents would eat, and the medical facilities available. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specialization of medical services was also not feasible due to the small medical establishment and high doctor-to-patient ratios. (wikipedia.org)
  • medicines
  • The value of medicines reconciliation is in noticing and correcting these errors before they have a chance to adversely affect the patient concerned. (wikipedia.org)
  • provides
  • This booklet provides the patient education and daily weight tracking resources one would expect to see in a PHR service - only in a format patients will actually use. (techtarget.com)
  • staff
  • Best practices show that follow-up is important and if it is done often, it is the hospital nursing staff that is tasked with the responsibility of following up by telephone with patients who have been discharged. (answerstat.com)
  • Concerns about food hygiene and cleanliness, have posed a potential risk to patients, visitors and staff which is completely unacceptable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequently, hundreds of patients and staff- both locals and expatriates- perished and were buried in a mass grave on hospital grounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • We are interested in your opinion of the services we provide to our patients. (cooperhealth.org)
  • The conclusion of the investigation was that the organisation did not have a robust financial recovery plan or a strategy to ensure it continues to provide services for patients in the long term. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • In Red Sea state, a local hospital recorded five new cholera cases, but discharged others who were still suffering from the rapidly spreading disease. (allafrica.com)
  • On Thursday, the hospital in Tokar, Red Sea, recorded five new cholera cases, bringing the total number of patients in the isolation centre to seven. (allafrica.com)
  • system
  • Surprisingly, the same study showed high patient acceptance rates for the new system, with two-thirds of patients expressing a preference for the automated system. (answerstat.com)
  • With the automated system, patients felt that they could be more honest as there was no immediate judgment or bias associated with their responses. (answerstat.com)
  • First, the management ought to device a system where the planning for discharge begins soon after the patient has been admitted. (essaysprofessors.com)
  • study
  • In a study carried out by McMillan (1996), patients reported 'windows' of experience, in which emotional disturbance was sufficient to cause PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • Catamnesis is a summary of all information about a patient obtained on a single or several occasions after the end of his initial period under observation. (wikipedia.org)