health facility closure
Summary: The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.
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- Pescosolido B, Wright E, Lutfey K. The changing hopes, worries, and community supports of individuals moving from a closing long-term care facility. J Behav Health Serv Res. 1999;26:276-88 pubmed..The trends highlight particular vulnerability at the one-year point, the necessity of viewing movement into the community as a nonlinear process, and the importance of marking outcomes periodically. ..
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- Warden D, Probst J. The Role of the Nurse Executive in Rural Hospital Closure. J Nurs Adm. 2017;47:5-7 pubmed..Nurse executives need to be prepared for this eventuality. There is a need for formal direction on how to close a highly regulated healthcare facility. ..
- Hutcheon J, Riddell C, Strumpf E, Lee L, Harper S. Safety of labour and delivery following closures of obstetric services in small community hospitals. CMAJ. 2017;189:E431-E436 pubmed publisher..3) and length of antepartum stay (0.6 h, 95% CI 0.1 to 1.0 h). Closure of planned obstetric services in low-volume hospitals was not associated with an increase or decrease in frequency of adverse events during labour and delivery. ..
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- Romero D, Kwan A, Nestler S, Cohen N. Impact of the closure of a large urban medical center: a quantitative assessment (part II). J Community Health. 2012;37:995-1005 pubmed publisher..Vincent's (e.g., waiting longer to get an appointment). Finally, the same health care challenges were being experienced by those who are not seeing the same doctor as prior to the closing. ..
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- Sørensen J. The potential migration effect of rural hospital closures: a Danish case study. Scand J Public Health. 2008;36:460-6 pubmed publisher..Families with children appear to be the most likely out-migrants. Elderly people may be hardest hit by a hospital closure, being most reliant on healthcare and least inclined to move away. ..
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- Evans M. Aggressive steps. States take action against Fla., Wis. hospitals. Mod Healthc. 2005;35:14 pubmed
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- Taylor M, Galloro V. Recruitment predicament. Tenet settles with feds for $21 million in kickback case, but hospitals still wait for clear guidance on what's allowed. Mod Healthc. 2006;36:6-7, 3 pubmed..The industry, on the other hand, still has reservations. It wants clear guidance on what is legal in physician recruiting. ..
- Friedman E. Health insurance, the uninsured, and hospitals: collision course. Front Health Serv Manage. 2005;21:3-15 pubmed..The question is whether American hospitals have the will and the ability to stave off an impending disaster. ..
- Galloro V. Prognosis negative. Rating agencies show they're not impressed with Tenet Healthcare's attempts to move cash around. Mod Healthc. 2003;33:8 pubmed
- Jaklevic M. Reaching a dead end. Hospitals are finding it harder to sustain turnaround efforts as years of cost-cutting have left executives with little room to maneuver. Mod Healthc. 2003;33:28-30 pubmed
- Sloan F, Ostermann J, Conover C. Antecedents of hospital ownership conversions, mergers, and closures. Inquiry. 2003;40:39-56 pubmed..By contrast, conversions from for-profit ownership occur quickly following declines in margins. Many mergers seem motivated by a desire to increase market power--a consideration not evident for conversions. ..
- Galloro V. Drastic measures? Rumors persist Tenet may sell off some hospitals. Mod Healthc. 2003;33:12-3 pubmed
- Koizumi N, Kuno E, Smith T. Modeling patient flows using a queuing network with blocking. Health Care Manag Sci. 2005;8:49-60 pubmed..Thus removal of such facility-specific bottlenecks may be the most efficient way to reduce congestion in the system as a whole. ..
- Galloro V. Standing dispute. CON reversal sought for open hospital. Mod Healthc. 2005;35:26 pubmed
- Rosenheck R, Banks S, Pandiani J, Hoff R. Bed closures and incarceration rates among users of Veterans Affairs mental health services. Psychiatr Serv. 2000;51:1282-7 pubmed..Rates of incarceration were similar across health care systems. The closure of a substantial number of VA mental health inpatient beds did not seem to affect the rate of incarceration among VA service users. ..