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Hiring and Retaining Home Care Nurses.

Home care agencies are tasked with finding increasingly cost-efficient care processes to improve the quality of patient care outcomes. Hiring and retaining nurses who are well suited for home care are important factors that can influence the cost and provision of quality care in the home. The purpose of this article is to identify characteristics of home healthcare nurses that enable them to be successful home healthcare team members and leaders. A search of the literature was conducted to compile a list of...


Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in long-term care facilities and their related healthcare networks.

Long-term care facilities (LTCF) are potential reservoirs for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), control of which may reduce MRSA transmission and infection elsewhere in the healthcare system. Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) has been used successfully to understand MRSA epidemiology and transmission in hospitals and has the potential to identify transmission between these and LTCF.

Primary care interventions and current service innovations in modifying long-term outcomes after stroke: a protocol for a scoping review.

Interventions delivered by primary and/or community care have the potential to reach the majority of stroke survivors and carers and offer ongoing support. However, an integrative account emerging from the reviews of interventions addressing specific long-term outcomes after stroke is lacking. The aims of the proposed scoping review are to provide an overview of: (1) primary care and community healthcare interventions by generalist healthcare professionals to stroke survivors and/or their informal carers to...


Designated specialized units: How Ontario's long-term care homes fill a gap in care.

Ontario has eight designated Specialized Units (SUs) located in Long-Term Care (LTC) homes. Each unit serves a well-defined group of residents whose needs go beyond what regular LTC homes can offer but do not require the complexity and range of care provided in hospitals. An applied qualitative research project looked at the realities of designated SUs, explored their role in health system capacity planning, and created a tool kit to help stakeholders navigate the designation process. Results outline the be...

Stroke survivors' experiences of communication with healthcare providers in long-term care settings: a systematic review protocol.

The objective of this review is to identify, appraise and synthesize the best available evidence exploring how adult stroke survivors experience communication with healthcare providers (HCPs) in long-term care settings. More specifically, the review questions are.

Supporting long-term follow-up of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: Correlates of healthcare self-efficacy.

Healthcare self-efficacy (HCSE), the perceived confidence to manage one's health care, has been identified as a critical component in the transition process from pediatric to adult-oriented care for childhood cancer survivors (CCSs). HCSE is amenable to intervention and associated with long-term follow-up care among CCSs. However, factors associated with HCSE have not been fully explored among CCSs.

Icu and long-term mortality analisis of hematology patients admitted in icu. a 7 years review from a single spanish center.

Shock, but no shift: Hospitals' responses to changes in patient insurance mix.

Medicaid reimburses healthcare providers for services at a lower rate than any other type of insurance coverage. To account for the burden of treating Medicaid patients, providers claim that they must cost-shift by raising the rates of individuals covered by private insurance. Previous investigations of cost-shifting has produced mixed results. In this paper, I exploit a disabled Medicaid expansion where crowd-out was complete to investigate cost-shifting. I find that hospitals reduce the charge rates of th...

Participation as Target of Social Medicine and Nursing Care: - Legal Definition of Long-Term Care Dependency - Strategies to Prevent Long-Term Care Dependency.

Objective: By the "Second Bill to Strengthen Long-Term Care", a new concept of long-term care dependency will be introduced, valid from 2017. Long-term care dependency according to Social Code XI will be defined covering more aspects than today. Therefore, the working group "Nursing Care" of the division "Social Medicine in Practice and Rehabilitation" in the German Society for Social Medicine and Prevention presents their results after working on the social medicine perspective of the definition and preven...

Improving the Education and Training of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Long-Term Cancer Survivors.

The United States has a well-documented shortage of primary care providers (PCPs) and oncologists. Cancer survivors are living longer because of advances in treatment, and, consequently, more are seeking survivorship care from PCPs; this trend is predicted to continue. One proposed solution is to increase the use of nurse practitioners (NPs). However, most NP programs do not provide adequate training or education that is specific to the needs of long-term cancer survivors. .

The great cost shift.

Healthcare Cost and Impact of Persistent Orofacial Pain: The DEEP Study Cohort.

Few data are available on the healthcare costs of those suffering from persistent orofacial pain (POFP). This cohort and cost analysis study examined the direct costs of POFP from the perspective of the healthcare provider (specifically, the UK National Health Service) in 2012 pounds sterling and sought to identify whether dichotomized (high, IIb to IV; low, 0 to IIa) graded chronic pain scale (GCPS) status is predictive of the total cost of healthcare over the last 6 mo. The healthcare utilization data of ...

Adherence clubs for long-term provision of anti-retroviral therapy: Cost-effectiveness and access analysis from Khayelitsha, South Africa.

As the scale of the South African HIV epidemic calls for innovative models of care that improve accessibility for patients while overcoming chronic human resource shortages, we (1) assess the cost-effectiveness of lay health worker-led group adherence clubs, in comparison to a nurse-driven 'standard of care, and (2) describe and evaluate the associated patient cost and accessibility differences.

Perceptions of Health and Healthcare of People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Medicaid Managed Care.

This study examined perceptions of health and healthcare of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) receiving Medicaid Managed Care. Exploratory, semistructured interviews were conducted with 23 participants. Findings indicate that participants generally expressed being in good health and defined good health as (a) absence of pain, disease, and symptoms; (b) adherence to or not requiring treatment; (c) physical self-care; (d) mental or spiritual self-care; and (e) ability to perform th...

Negotiated risk and resident autonomy: Frontline care staff perspectives on culture change in long term care in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Regulating risk, freedom of action, and autonomy in decision making are problems shared by both caregivers and residents in long term care settiings, and may become the subject of tension and constant negotiation.

EVALUATION OF A 12-MONTH PILOT OF LONG-TERM AND TEMPORARY ASSISTED PERITONEAL DIALYSIS.

♦ Background: Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is challenging for patients with functional limitations, and assisted PD can support these patients, but previous reports of assisted PD have not examined the role of temporary assisted PD and had difficulty identifying adequate comparator cohorts. ♦ Methods: Peritoneal Dialysis Assist (PDA), a 12-month pilot of long-term and temporary assisted PD was completed in multiple PD centers in British Columbia, Canada. Continuous cycler PD (CCPD) patients were identified ...

An e-health intervention to support the transition of young people with long-term illnesses to adult healthcare services: Design and early use.

Co-design information and website to support adolescents and young adults with long-term illnesses in their transition to adult healthcare.

Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of benzodiazepine long-term users: Results from a tertiary care center.

The use of benzodiazepines (BDZs) represents a critical issue since a long-term treatment may lead to dependence. This study aimed at evaluating socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of BZD long-term users who followed a detoxification program at a tertiary care center.

What Are the Incentives for Medicare Prescription Drug Plans to Consider Long-Term Outcomes and Cost?

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) do not have incentives to consider long-term outcomes and costs associated with both medical and pharmacy benefits (LTOCMP) when making formulary decisions.

A Budget Proposal for China's Public Long Term Care Policy.

Long-Term Care (LTC) policy is at an experimental stage in China, characterised by various regional pilot programmes. The public cost of LTC is difficult to estimate due to a lack of clarity about policy detail from the central government. This paper analyses the current disabled status for vulnerable older people without sufficiently financial resources and family supports. It focuses on estimating a safety net public subsidy policy to LTC services in China, both for today and into the future, using CHARLS...

Investing in Post-Acute Care Transitions: Electronic Information Exchange Between Hospitals and Long-Term Care Facilities.

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is expected to help improve care transitions from hospitals to long-term care (LTC) facilities. We know little about the prevalence of hospital LTC HIE in the United States and what contextual factors may motivate or constrain this activity.

The prevalence of chronic diseases and geriatric problems - a comparison of nursing home residents in the skilled and nonskilled long-term care facilities in Poland.

In Poland long-term care services are provided by skilled care and treatment facilities (ZOL) and nursing and care facilities (ZPO) both functioning within the health sector as well as by non-skilled nursing homes (DPS) situated in social care sector. Determinants of medical and nursing care provided by both sectors vary considerably in terms of organization (availability) and economic issues (costs of care).

The long-term effect of bundle care for catheter-related blood stream infection: 5-year follow-up.

To address the importance of bundle care for catheter-related infection (CRBSI) on the basis of long-term observation in a catheter-abundant cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU).

Opening the Door: The Experience of Chronic Critical Illness in a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital.

Chronically critically ill patients have recurrent infections, organ dysfunction, and at least half die within 1 year. They are frequently cared for in long-term acute care hospitals, yet little is known about their experience in this setting. Our objective was to explore the understanding and expectations and goals of these patients and surrogates.

Improving Patient Outcomes With Oral Heart Failure Medications.

Hospitals are under immense pressure to reduce heart failure readmissions that occur within 30 days of discharge, and to improve the quality of care for these patients. Penalties mandated by the Affordable Care Act decrease hospital reimbursement and ultimately the overall cost of caring for these patients increases if they are not well managed. Approximately 25% of patients hospitalized for heart failure are at high risk for readmission and these rates have not changed over the past decade. As a result of ...


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