Toward innovative models of health care and financing: matchmaking in Maryland.
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Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA.
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Name: JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22453566
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.364
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An approach to health care financing with only one source of money for paying health care providers. The scope may be national (the Canadian System), state-wide, or community-based. The payer may be a governmental unit or other entity such as an insurance company. The proposed advantages include administrative simplicity for patients and providers, and resulting significant savings in overhead costs. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993, p106)
Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.
Theoretical models simulating behavior or activities in nursing, including nursing care, management and economics, theory, assessment, research, and education. Some examples of these models include Orem Self-Care Model, Roy Adaptation Model, and Rogers Life Process Model.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
Primary Health Care
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
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