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Approaches of School Administrators toward Teachers with Different Types of Human Nature: The Cyprus Case.

This study seeks answers to the questions regarding the types of human nature that primary school teachers possess from the perspective of primary school administrators and what their approaches are toward teachers with different types of human nature. The study is prepared using a case study model with the qualitative method. "Scenario analysis" is used to obtain data, and eight different scenarios prepared within this context were presented to school administrators. In total, 25 administrators during the ...

Hospital CIO Explains Blockchain Potential: An Interview with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's John Halamka.

Work is already underway to bring blockchain technology to the healthcare industry, and hospital administrators are trying to figure out what it can do for them, their clinicians, and their patients. That includes administrators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a leading academic medical center located in Boston.

A Standard of Care for the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct by School Employees.

This article describes the development of a standard of care for the prevention of adult to student sexual abuse in pre K-12 schools. Standard of care is not a phrase often used in educational practice, and yet, it is a legal concept that may be useful for school administrators. A sample of administrators, child sexual abuse specialists, and attorneys with experience in school employee sexual misconduct responded to 101 items that the literature indicates should be included in a standard of care. There was ...

Health administrators and public policies to deal with gender violence against women in São Paulo, Brazil.

The study focuses on policies to deal with violence against women in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The objectives were to map the public policies and the proposals for institutional organization of a network of comprehensive care, in addition to analyzing the implementation of these policies, highlighting the health sector, with reports by administrators and policymakers. The study addresses the relationship between management practice and the public policy provisions, the weight of administrators' person...

Schoolteachers' and Administrators' Perceptions of Concussion Management and Implementation of Return-to-Learn Guideline.

Concussions are a public health concern and concussion management in school requires a team approach. We examined schoolteachers' and administrators' perceptions of concussions, management, and implementation of return-to-learn (RTL) guidelines.

Inter-sector network in Brazil's School Health Program: subjects, perceptions, and practices.

This study evaluated the implementation of the School Health Program (PSE in Portuguese) in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, the mechanisms favoring inter-sector action, and municipal administrators' perceptions concerning inter-sector collaboration. A case study was developed with document search and the application of an online questionnaire. The document search analyzed federal and municipal legislation on the PSE published in the Federal Register and Municipal Register and news on...

The Trusted Server: A secure computational environment for privacy compliant evaluations on plain personal data.

A growing framework of legal and ethical requirements limit scientific and commercial evaluation of personal data. Typically, pseudonymization, encryption, or methods of distributed computing try to protect individual privacy. However, computational infrastructures still depend on human system administrators. This introduces severe security risks and has strong impact on privacy: system administrators have unlimited access to the computers that they manage including encryption keys and pseudonymization-tabl...

Team-based Pod System Reduces Lengths of Stay for Treat-and-Release Patients.

To boost performance on a range of metrics, the 55-bed ED at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, transitioned to a pod system in August 2016. The approach, which is designed to foster team-based care, involves assigning physicians and nurses to designated geographic areas throughout the day, minimizing the movement of physicians as well as the need for phone communication. When coupled with other changes, including the introduction of point-of- care testing, the pod initiative has enabled the ED to...

The Modern Characteristics of Anti-Tuberculosis Care Support of Population of the Chechen Republic.

Despite a steady tendency of decreasing of indices of morbidity of tuberculosis of population of the Chechen Republic, the problems related to early diagnosis of tuberculosis and organization of specialized medical care of patients continue to be unresolved. The questionnaire survey of administrators of anti-tuberculosis medical organizations of the Chechen Republic was carried out with the purpose of establishing difficulties in medical care support of patients with tuberculosis and determining main direct...

Is there a return on investment for training?

Funding for behavioral health service provider agencies is always limited, making it difficult to decide how and when to spend scarce resources on staff training. If evidence existed for a clear return on investment for certain training topics or techniques, agency administrators may find it easier to make the decisions about how much and what type of training to provide to staff.

Differences in Nursing Faculty Satisfaction Teaching Online: A Comparative Descriptive Study.

Many students today desire an education that can be completed without attending traditional classroom settings. Nursing administrators are responding by increasing the number of online course offerings, which has resulted in more nursing faculty asked to transition coursework from traditional to online classes, often without support.

Setting Air Quality Standards for PM : A Role for Subjective Uncertainty in NAAQS Quantitative Risk Assessments?

The U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set and periodically review national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for criteria pollutants. Because NAAQS must be set without balancing health risks against cost, Administrators look for where health risk tapers off. For some pollutants, however, no evidence exists of such a diminishment. The Administrator must instead evaluate how the strength of evidence for the scientific validity of risk ...

Keeping Up with Today's Top Health Law Issues to Avoid a 'Nasty Surprise'.

Just as in fictional television shows and movies, reality in the healthcare industry sometimes includes complications, disruptions, glitches, and nasty surprises. This article reviews several important legal topics, including emergency planning, privacy, fraud, public health, and ethics, to name only a few. Healthcare administrators are not expected to be attorneys or compliance officers, but they must appreciate (or at least be sensitive to) the legal and regulatory issues facing their organizations.

Barriers to rejecting junk food sponsorship in sport-a formative evaluation using concept mapping.

Energy-dense, nutrient-poor food and drink ('junk food') brands sponsoring sport is a growing public health concern. This study explored sports administrators' perceptions of the barriers to rejecting junk food sponsorship.

For a public policy of surveillance of suicidal behavior.

The object is to reflect on the need for effective implementation of a surveillance program of suicidal behavior and of the causal and intervening factors of suicide, as well as to training and qualification of health professionals about this topic, and the profile of the individual with suicidal behavior. Suicidal behavior is public health serious, global problem and it should be faced in a consensual way by public administrators, professionals and population. Suicide is a real, current catastrophe and a k...

Facilitators to support the implementation of injury prevention training in youth handball: A concept mapping approach.

There is a need for research to identify effective implementation strategies for injury prevention training within real-world community sports. The aim of this ecological participatory study was to identify facilitators, among stakeholders at multiple levels, that could help injury prevention training become part of regular training routines in youth team handball. Concept mapping, a mixed-method approach for qualitative data collection and quantitative data analysis, was used. Stakeholders (n=196) of two c...

Relationships among factors affecting advanced practice registered nurses' job satisfaction and intent to leave: A systematic review.

This systematic review explores relationships between advanced practice registered nurses' (APRN) job satisfaction and intent to leave. There exists a dearth of APRN providers compared with the ever-growing need for their services. Furthermore, the organizational costs associated with the APRN turnover are extremely high. It, therefore, behooves practice administrators to understand what factors most contribute to APRN job satisfaction and retention.

Administrator Perspectives of Patient-Centered and Culturally Appropriate Reproductive Health Care for Women From Somalia.

To explore health care administrators' perspectives on (a) institutional values, practices, and policies on the provision of patient- and family-centered and culturally appropriate reproductive health care for women from Somalia; (b) limitations imposed by these institutional values, practices, and policies; and (c) strategies to address these limitations.

Incidence of future arrests in adults involved in the criminal justice system with opioid use disorder receiving extended release naltrexone compared to treatment as usual.

Criminal justice involved (CJS) populations with opioid use disorder (OUD) have high rates of relapse, future arrests, and death upon release. While medication for OUD (MOUD) reduces opioid relapse, concerns regarding diversion and stigma limit treatment in CJS populations. Extended release naltrexone (XR-NTX), as an opioid antagonist, may be more acceptable to CJS administrators. However, the impact of XR-NTX on criminal recidivism remains unknown.

Monitoring the correspondence of the mentally ill in Spanish psychiatric institutions: from care to censorship, 1852-1987.

This article examines the legislation allowing confiscation of the correspondence of the mentally ill in psychiatric hospitals. Arguing a duty of care, patients' letters were read by physicians and administrators. A study was performed of the regulations governing this practice in different Spanish institutions from the nineteenth century on; the measure was implemented by staff members under orders from their superiors. This arbitrary decision meant that a great deal of correspondence remains in the archiv...

Invited Commentary on "The Report to Congress on the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children".

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the "Report to Congress on the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children" in the spring of 2018. The report is a call to action for professionals providing care for children with traumatic brain injury in the health, social and educational sectors and for researchers, administrators and agencies to develop strategies to improve outcomes. For pediatric rehabilitation providers there are clear opportunities to improve service delivery for individ...

How Speech-Language Pathologists Can Minimize Bullying of Children Who Stutter.

Stuttering can be a significant problem for children who stutter, but there is much that speech-language pathologists can do to help. This article summarizes six key steps, based on the work of Murphy and colleagues, that clinicians can take to minimize the occurrence and impact of bullying for children who stutter: (1) educating children about stuttering; (2) educating children about bullying; (3) helping children change the way they think and feel about their stuttering through desensitization, cognitive ...

The virtuous epidemiologist.

This article addresses the scholarly gap in the ethics of epidemiology by exploring what virtue ethics, one of the oldest ethical traditions in moral philosophy, has to say about 'the virtuous epidemiologist'. It expounds comparatively the content and merits of a virtue ethics approach against more popular contemporary schools of thought such as consequentialism and deontology. Without necessarily dismissing the value of principles and standards, it presents a vision that a virtuous epidemiologist should cu...

What is the importance of vaccine hesitancy in the drop of vaccination coverage in Brazil?

The successful Programa Nacional de Imunizações do Brasil (Brazilian National Immunization Program) has been experiencing a major challenge with regard to vaccination coverage for children, which has been dropping. Several aspects are related, but certainly vaccine hesitancy has been strengthening itself as one of the main concerns of Brazilian public administrators and researchers. Vaccine hesitancy is the delay in acceptance or refusal despite having the recommended vaccines available in health services...

Why Money Alone Can't (Always) "Nudge" Physicians: The Role of Behavioral Economics in the Design of Physician Incentives.

Behavioral economics seeks to define how humans respond to incentives, how to maximize desired behavioral change, and how to avoid perverse negative impacts on work effort. Relatively new in their application to physician behavior, behavioral economic principles have primarily been used to construct optimized financial incentives. This review introduces and evaluates the essential components of building successful financial incentive programs for physicians, adhering to the principles of behavioral economic...

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