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Some large employers and healthcare analysts have advocated for retail competition that relies on providers competing on performance metrics to improve care quality. Using publicly available performance measures, we determined whether health systems increased the quality of diabetes care provided by their clinics based on performance relative to competitors.
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Name: The American journal of managed care
Hannah Leslie and colleagues of the High-Quality Health Commission discuss in an Editorial the findings from their report that detail the improvements needed to prevent declines in individuals' health...
Health systems are under more pressure than ever before, and the challenges are multiplying and accelerating. Economic forces, new technology, genomics, AI in medicine, increasing demands for care-all...
Effective implementation processes are essential in achieving desired outcomes of health initiatives. Whereas many approaches to implementation may seem straightforward, careful advanced planning, mul...
The general objective of this study is to optimize implementation and assess effectiveness of the integrated facility and community-based health systems strengthening (ICBHSS) model in fou...
Optimizing the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission cascade minimizes drop offs from one step to the next to maximize the benefits of antiretroviral therapy on maternal health an...
Older adults living with incurable and advancing life-limiting illness frequently desire to spend as much time as possible comfortably at home, rather than in hospital. They often have com...
This preliminary study aims to inform the design and delivery of the integrated facility and community-based health systems strengthening (ICBHSS) model in four Kozah District health facil...
HPV vaccination coverage is at lower levels than the national goal. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of quality improvement strategies for increasing HPV vaccination coverage amo...
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
Statements of goals for the delivery of health services pertaining to the Health Systems Agency service area, established under PL 93-641, and consistent with national guidelines for health planning.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
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...