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Kaiser Permanente's Care Management Institute created a screening tool, Your Current Life Situation (YCLS), which primarily is used to identify social needs for populations at risk of high health care utilization.
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In the high-prevalence setting of Pakistan, screening, diagnosis and treatment services for chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients are commonly offered in specialized facilities. We aimed to describe the ...
This quality improvement initiative aimed to develop and implement a protocol for an alcohol and substance use disorder screening for primary care.
To investigate whether mass glaucoma screening relative to opportunistic case finding at a primary eye clinic is helpful for early detection of glaucoma.
There is a limited knowledge on how medical engagement influences quality of care provided in primary care. The extent of the use of feedback reports from a national quality-of-care database can be co...
Reporting primary care quality measures is an essential component of value-based care delivery and is part of the strategy to bend the health care cost curve. As primary care physicians are increasing...
This study is a three-arm randomized controlled trial to implement and evaluate the relative effects of: 1) clinic-focused intervention; 2) combined patient- and clinic-focused intervent...
This clinical trial studies universal screening for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) mismatch repair deficiency in patients with endometrial cancer, mutations in the genes responsible for Lynch...
The primary goal of the proposed study is to compare the effectiveness of universal school based screening for adolescent major depressive disorder to the current school process of targete...
We are doing this study to learn more about the early history of universal screening for metabolic disorders such as PKU and galactosemia. In particular, we are interested in learning fro...
The purpose of this study is to conduct a quality improvement intervention to improve the ability of health care providers to deliver an important preventive health service (CT screening) ...
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
A personality trait rendering the individual acceptable in social or interpersonal relations. It is related to social acceptance, social approval, popularity, social status, leadership qualities, or any quality making him a socially desirable companion.
Organizations of health care providers that agree to be accountable for the quality, cost, and overall care of Medicare beneficiaries who are enrolled in the traditional fee-for-service program who are assigned to it. Assigned means those beneficiaries for whom the professionals in the organization provide the bulk of primary care services. (www.cms.gov/OfficeofLegislation/Downloads/Accountable CareOrganization.pdf accessed 03/16/2011)
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.