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We implemented a real-time report to distribute respiratory pathogen data for our 8-hospital system to anyone with an Internet connection and a web browser. Real-time access to accurate regional laboratory observation data during an epidemic influenza season can guide diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.
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Name: Open forum infectious diseases
In addition to providing injured workers with biomedical treatment, health care providers (HCPs) can promote return to work (RTW) through various communications.
Communication with others is a core human imperative; this is especially true in health care. Individuals with intellectual disabilities often face daunting challenges in both health literacy and comm...
Changes in the current workforce of obstetrician-gynecologists and other health care providers of obstetric care, as well as changes in the delivery of health care services, prompt health care leaders...
This study examined (a) psychosocial health care needs of people with type 2 diabetes from the perspective of patients and diabetes health care providers in primary care, in terms of topics, attention...
Close-to-community (CTC) providers of health care are a crucial workforce for delivery of high-quality and universal health coverage. There is limited evidence on the effect of training supervisors of...
The proposed research will develop, refine, and pilot test the Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT), an intervention to help family caregivers of community-dwelling PWD ide...
The purpose of this study is 1) to learn how VA patients can help share their health information between their VA providers and providers outside the VA and 2) if sharing this information ...
Improving Cancer Care Together through eOncoNote is a pragmatic randomized trial involving a secure online eConsultation system (referred to as eOncoNote) that will allow primary care prov...
Adolescents and young adults (AYAs; ages 17-23) with type 1 diabetes are at high risk for negative health outcomes, including poor glycemic control and disengagement from the health care s...
Communication is one of the greatest health needs for high quality end-of-life (EOL) care in the intensive care unit (ICU), especially when patients are too ill to speak for themselves and...
The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.
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)
Providers that by mandate or mission organize and deliver a significant level of health care and other health-related services to the uninsured, Medicaid recipients, and other vulnerable patients.
Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/meyerrpt.htm accessed 11/25/2011)
Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...
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