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. The nurses' tasks performed by aids in hospital settings: a mixed-methods study.
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Introduction As the electronic health record becomes more sophisticated, commensurate advances in cost accounting have risen as a top priority for hospital leaders. This study explored: 1) the average...
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A descriptive post-intervention study designed to provide data to decision-makers at the Kenyan Ministry of Health, the Extending Service Delivery Project (ESD), and Pathfinder Internation...
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Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
The concurrent or retrospective review by practicing physicians or other health professionals of the quality and efficiency of patient care practices or services ordered or performed by other physicians or other health professionals (From The Facts On File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988).