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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-20T09:47:10-0400
The Transition Navigator Trial (TNT) is a pragmatic randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of usual care plus a patient navigator service versus usual care plus newslette...
The objective of the Transition into Primary-care Psychiatry (TIPP) project is to determine how feasible it is to conduct a study to evaluate a new primary-care focused program of mental h...
This study is designed to assess the best method for caring for elders reported to Adult Protective Services (APS) for self-neglect. Specifically, this study will compare APS usual care co...
The purpose of this study is to compare health care delivery outcomes and costs achieved by two different approaches to health care delivery. The investigators will compare health outcomes...
Insomnia and hypertension are common health problems that often occur together and influence each other. This practical, low-cost, clinical trial will evaluate two behavioral treatments fo...
To determine the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of an internet intervention for low back pain (LBP) using three arms: (1) usual care, (2) usual care plus an internet intervention or (3) ...
This study examines the generalizability of a successful care management bridging strategy implemented by a behavioral health managed care organization to reduce readmission in psychiatric and substan...
Tiered and narrow provider networks are mechanisms implemented by health plans to reduce health care costs. The benefits of narrow networks for consumers usually come in the form of lower premiums in ...
Physical comorbidities associated with mental health conditions contribute to high health care costs. This study examined the impact of having a usual source of care (USC) for physical health on healt...
Currently, no intervention concerning transition of health care responsibilities from parents to teens exists for adolescents in the general population. The purpose of this intervention was to evaluat...
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Methods and techniques used in evaluating the quality of health care, its planning, and delivery.
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.
The economic aspects of health care, its planning, and delivery. It includes government agencies and organizations in the private sector.