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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-10-18T18:53:11-0400
The study is evaluating an intervention consisting of a five week online mindfulness program for patients being referred to the Pain Clinic and triaged to eConsult. A pain specialist will ...
The main objetive of this study is to analyze the effectiveness of a home rehabilitaton program vs a e-Health program. Therapeutic approach will be by electroanalgesia and exercise of pati...
In this study, we will pilot test and examine an e-health resilience based program, JOOL, for chronic spine pain patients through the following aims: Aim 1: To test the effectiveness of a...
The current project will use the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) as an intervention for patients with chronic pain. CHIP is a nationally recognized program that encourages a die...
This is a proof of concept study to measure the effect of Wearable Health Technology (WHT), including the Apple Watch, iPhone, Pain App and Provider Dashboards on important clinical outcom...
The aims of our study were (1) To identify possible subgroups of chronic pain sufferers based on their illness perceptions (IPs); (2) To examine whether these subgroups differed in health status and h...
To examine factors influencing initial engagement, ongoing participation, learned behaviors, and subjective functional outcomes after a trial of the Living Better Beyond Pain (LBBP) chronic pain self-...
Chronic pain is a serious health problem with high rates of health care utilization (HCU). Many patients become stymied in a perpetual cycle of unsuccessful attempts to find relief from suffering thro...
Approximately 5-8% of children report severe chronic pain and disability. Although evidence supports pain-self management as effective for reducing pain and disability, most youth do not have access t...
The multidimensional nature of chronic pain is not reflected by definitions based solely on pain duration, resulting in high prevalence estimates limiting effective policy development. The newly propo...
Federal program, enacted in 1997, for the funding of children's health insurance coverage at the state level for low-income families, affording them effective protection against erosions in employer sponsored coverage.
Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
General and comprehensive nursing practice directed to individuals, families, or groups as it relates to and contributes to the health of a population. This is not an official program of a Public Health Department.
Individuals enrolled in a school of PUBLIC HEALTH or a formal educational program in public health.
An independent agency within the Executive Branch of the United States Government. It administers a national social insurance program whereby employees, employers, and the self-employed pay contributions into pooled trust funds. Part of the contributions go into a separate hospital insurance trust fund for workers at age 65 to provide help with medical expenses. Other programs include the supplemental social security income program for the aged, blind, and disabled and the Old Age Survivors and Disability Insurance Program. It became an independent agency March 31, 1995. It had previously been part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, later the Department of Health and Human Services. (From United States Government Manual, 1994-95)