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Patient unpunctuality negatively affects quality care. We found that 39% of patients at an academic primary care center were not ready to be evaluated at their scheduled appointment time. Our aim was ...
Quality of care may help explain the high burden of disease in maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries even as access to care is improved. We explored the determinants o...
There is evidence that continuity of care - increasingly a focus of maternity care policy in the UK - contributes to improved outcomes. However, uncertainty remains about which models of care are most...
Palliative care guidelines and quality measures have been developed in many countries to improve the quality of care. The challenge is to implement quality measures nationally to improve quality of ca...
The ambulatory specialized palliative care (SAPV) was implemented to enable patients with the need for end-of-life intensive care to die with accompanied professionality and in familiar surroundings. ...
Sometimes when people fail to recall information, they nevertheless have a feeling-of-knowing that the sought after information resides in their memory. These subjective feelings often cor...
Our study's principle purpose is to determine whether decreasing waiting time before being seen for antenatal care increases demand for and use of antenatal care services in Mozambique.
The purpose of this study is to find out if there is a benefit to using the MyREADY Transition BBD App for brain-based disabilities, compared to not using it. To do this, some of the parti...
Stress and anxiety can worsen quality of life in patients seen in primary care practices. Patients at predetermined practices age 20-65 receive psychosocial screening instruments for anxie...
The purpose of this study is to determine factors which predict a complicated hospital course and then to develop from these findings an Emergency Department guideline to assist in knowing...
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.
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.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
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.
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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...