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Little research has utilized population level data to test the association between community health outcomes and (i) hospital-sponsored community services that facilitate access to care and (ii) hospital-sponsored community building services in the USA. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine these relationships.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
To explore whether health outcomes are influenced by both governmental social services spending and hospital provision of community health services.
With the economic crisis in Spain, austerity measures were applied. However, it is unknown how these measures have affected the pattern of use of health services for the immigrant population. Thus, th...
There is strong evidence that housing conditions affect population health, but evidence is limited on the extent to which housing with supportive social services can maintain population health and red...
Pediatric emergency medical services (EMS) utilization is costly and resource intensive; significant variation exists across large-scale geographies. Less is known about variation at smaller geographi...
Hospital readmissions remain frequent, and are partly attributable to patients' social needs. The authors sought to examine whether local community levels of social capital are associated with hospita...
A cluster randomised trial to determine the impact of an integrated community-based package of HIV services incorporating HIV testing, linkage to care and ongoing adherence support, combin...
Older adults living in subsidized housing report poorer health. Their low income and age make it harder for them to use community services. Many older adults have heart disease and diabete...
Background In view of expected growth of the older population in Singapore in the next decades, the volume and complexity of needs for health care services is expected to increase, which a...
Family physicians are the primary health care providers for complex patients such as persons with serious mental illness. The psychiatric needs of these patients could take attention away ...
The Supportive Release Center (SRC) is a collaboration between the University of Chicago Urban Health Lab, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities, Heartland Alliance Health, and the C...
Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.