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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-22T14:08:21-0400
The present study will refine and conduct a preliminary efficacy evaluation of Care to Plan. Care to Plan is an online care planning tool that provides a succinct and clear overview of var...
Studies have shown that ethnic-racial minority elders are more likely to be neglected from appropriate dementia care in time than the white counterparts. Among minorities group, Korean Ame...
This is the first randomized controlled trial exploring the implementation of a multi-component individualized telephone-based support intervention for adult-child caregivers caring for pa...
The purpose of the study is to determine whether individualized social activities, physical resistance training and walking, and a combination of both are effective in improving nighttime ...
This pilot study seeks to examine the extent to which, relative to usual care, a dementia care management program for veterans and their caregivers (CGs)improves patient (e.g., behavioral ...
This study aimed to develop a survivorship care plan (SCP) that could be individualized to facilitate long-term follow-up care of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) survivors.
Although a dementia-friendly community is a global goal, community-dwelling persons with dementia continue to have unmet care needs. The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics of persons...
It is regularly criticized that the detection of dementia in primary care is not effective enough, especially with regard to early stages of dementia. Previous research results suggest that there a...
Despite robust evidence on its effectiveness, current approaches that aspire to person-centred care (PCC) frequently locate people with dementia as passive recipients rather than as active agents in t...
In high-income countries, an increasing number of people living with dementia in residential aged care facilities are being cared for by an increasingly multicultural workforce. The purpose of this re...
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)
An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a new competitive health insurance market giving tens of millions of Americans the same choices of insurance that members of Congress will have. It aims to bring greater accountability to health care and to control cost of health insurance premiums.
Summaries that serve as the primary documents communicating a patient's care plan to the post-hospital care team.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)