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Achieving effective integration of healthcare across primary, secondary and tertiary care is a key goal of the New Zealand (NZ) Health Strategy. NZ's regional District Health Board (DHB) groupings are fundamental to delivering integration, bringing the country's 20 DHBs together into four groups to collaboratively plan, fund and deliver health services within their defined geographical regions. This research aims to examine how, for whom and in what circumstances the regional DHB groupings work to improve health service integration, healthcare quality, health outcomes and health equity, particularly for Māori and Pacific peoples.
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Mixed methods research-i.e., research that draws on both qualitative and quantitative methods in varying configurations-is well suited to address the increasing complexity of public health problems an...
Canada received over 140,000 refugees and asylum seekers between 2015 and 2017. This paper presents a protocol with the purpose of generating robust baseline data on the oral health of this population...
Objectives Increasing financial access to healthcare is proposed to being essential for improving child health outcomes, but the available evidence on the relationship between increased access and hea...
Realist synthesis is a literature review methodology for understanding how, for whom, and under what circumstances complex interventions function in complex environments. Using a heuristic called the ...
To evaluate the incidence of neurologic complications as a consequence of peripheral regional anesthesia, all patients receiving peripheral nerve blocks will be evaluated according to a st...
The Maternal Neonatal and Child health indicators in District Dadu of Pakistan portrays a dismal pictures and after the floods of 2010-2011 the health infrastructure of this district was b...
The present study assesses the reliability and validity of the Finnish version of Prothesis Evaluation Questionnaire. Major lower extremity amputees who use prosthesis are requited for the...
This feasibility study will be conducted at 4 international sites located in Asia (Dhahran, Nepal); Africa (Blantyre, Malawi and Kilimanjaro, Tanzania) and Latin America (Cochabamba, Boliv...
To compare serum ketone body (i.e., total ketones, β hydroxybutyrate, and estimate of acetoacetate) levels after single dose administration of AC-1204 mixed in water, AC-1202 mixed in wat...
Methods and techniques used in evaluating the quality of health care, its planning, and delivery.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
A self-evaluation of health status.
WHO regional office for the Americas acting as a coordinating agency for the improvement of health conditions in the hemisphere. The four main functions are: control or eradication of communicable diseases, strengthening of national and local health services, education and training, and research.
Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.
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BioPortfolio is a leading news, information and knowledge resource covering the global life science industries impacted on by biotechnology. The site aims to provide the lay person, the researcher and the management executive with a single location to so...
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...