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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-18T09:14:12-0400
Supportive care Prioritization, Assessment and Recommendations for Kids (SPARK) is a web-based application which builds upon the Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool (SSPedi) and consists ...
Each year the human papillomavirus (HPV) causes 30,000 cancers in the United States despite the availability of very effective and safe vaccines. Uptake of the HPV vaccine has been disappo...
This is a prospective, single-center, randomized, comparative, controlled study. Princeton HealthCare System will enroll a total of 296 subjects (18 years or older) who are electing to hav...
The investigators refined research aim is to determine if a clinic-based collaborative care team, including a community health worker (CHW) to deliver community-based contextualized care, ...
Hospitalization at home is booming. It is designed to meet the demands of patients and their families to continue care at home. It partially solves the problem of the lack of places in the...
Pediatric palliative care consults for children with cancer often occur late in the course of disease and close to death, when earlier involvement would reduce suffering. The perceptions that pediatri...
Health-care associated infections (HAI) represent serious complications for patients within pediatric cardiac intensive care units (CICU). HAI are associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and r...
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its medical regulations by standardizing the delivery of care by VA health care providers through telehealth. This rule ensures that VA health care ...
Various programs have been proposed to facilitate more successful transitions from pediatric to adult care for children with special health care needs. Few have been evaluated for their effectiveness....
Access to care for pediatric burns remains a major public health problem in the US. Telemedicine has an opportunity to improve access to care, but current models are expensive and inefficient. We have...
An interval of care by a health care facility or provider for a specific medical problem or condition. It may be continuous or it may consist of a series of intervals marked by one or more brief separations from care, and can also identify the sequence of care (e.g., emergency, inpatient, outpatient), thus serving as one measure of health care provided.
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
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)
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.