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To describe how Project ECHO works and to analyze what has been published on Project ECHO Palliative Care (Project ECHO PC) over the last 18 months.
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Name: Current opinion in supportive and palliative care
Since the beginning of 2000, the primary healthcare services around the globe are challenged between demands of home care and number of staff delivering it. The delivery of healthcare needs new models...
The need for interoperability of healthcare Information Technology (IT) systems in order to provide safe, efficient, and coordinated healthcare is universally recognized. Various health economies, suc...
The effective use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) can play a critical role in improving health care delivery and patient experience with care. However, PROs are not widely collected and used in cl...
In 2003/2004 XXX (XXX) divested its assets and staff to regional hospitals, leading to decreased contact between radiotherapy departments across Ontario's Regional Cancer Centres (RCC). The XX (XX) at...
The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake in EAT-26 values under "Patients Receiving Treatment for an ED in their Sector" section.
Patients and families want to be involved in healthcare decisions . When the decision-making process does not engage older patients and their families, the care provided does not match ...
A pragmatic randomized trial to evaluate the impact of an integrated patient experience and outcome measurement system supported by citizens, caregivers and community through eHealth techn...
This study is designed to answer the following questions: "Is the My Life, My Healthcare Discussion Aid feasible for use in primary care? Does it positively impact patient and healthcare t...
The eMPODERA study aims to assess the effectiveness of a Community of Practice (CdP) virtual in improving attitudes of primary care professionals on the empowerment of patients with chroni...
This study evaluates a collaborative care intervention in reducing depression, fatigue and pain symptoms and improving health related quality of life in hemodialysis patients. Half of part...
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)
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
Using certified ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS technology to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and reduce HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES; engage patients and families in their health care; improve care coordination; improve population and public health; while maintaining privacy and security.
Types of spiral computed tomography technology in which multiple slices of data are acquired simultaneously improving the resolution over single slice acquisition technology.
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE established in 1990 to "provide indexing, abstracting, translating, publishing, and other services leading to a more effective and timely dissemination of information on research, demonstration projects, and evaluations with respect to health care to public and private entities and individuals engaged in the improvement of health care delivery..." It supersedes the National Center for Health Services Research. The United States Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...