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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-22T18:49:10-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of using a web-based (P-PROMPT) chronic disease management system (CDMS) by primary care practitioners and their team members and on the...
The purpose of this study will be to determine the performance characteristics of TBDx with culture as a gold standard. In addition, the investigators will assess the laboratory technician...
To develop and test a self-scored cardiovascular disease health risk appraisal.
Based on clinical evidence based medicine and organizational management model, investigators redesign the prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease of public health system in Shan...
Diabetes is a major, growing, and costly chronic disease in the U.S., and implementation of recommended diabetes care remains poor, not merely suboptimal, and varied for a sizable proporti...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) project has been working to improv...
Self-management has gained increased relevance in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. The heterogeneity in self-management interventions has complicated the development o...
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) frequently exists alongside other chronic diseases. Co-morbidities can exert a significant influence on COPD disease course, affecting disease-related symp...
Key performance indicators [KPIs] exist across a range of areas in medicine. They help to monitor outcomes, reduce variation, and drive up standards across services. KPIs exist for inflammatory bowel ...
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funds a program to boost progress in reducing the prevalence and incidence of ...
The assessment of the functioning of an employee in relation to work.
The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
A subcategory of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. The disease is characterized by hypersecretion of mucus accompanied by a chronic (more than 3 months in 2 consecutive years) productive cough. Infectious agents are a major cause of chronic bronchitis.
A chronic systemic infection by a gram-positive bacterium, Tropheryma whippelii, mainly affecting the SMALL INTESTINE but also the JOINTS; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The disease is characterized by fat deposits in the INTESTINAL MUCOSA and LYMPH NODES, malabsorption, DIARRHEA with fatty stools, MALNUTRITION, and ARTHRITIS.
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.