Summary: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
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- Using GIS to facilitate community-based public health planning of diabetes intervention effortsDaniel J Kruger
Prevention Research Center of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Health Promot Pract 9:76-81. 2008..It is hoped that these results will reach those involved in local diabetes-intervention programs with the intent that the data will be used in planning local prevention and intervention efforts...
- A deprivation index for health planning in CanadaR Pampalon
Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, QC
Chronic Dis Can 29:178-91. 2009..To facilitate the monitoring of social inequalities for health planning, this study proposes a material and social deprivation index for Canada...
- Scaling up in international health: what are the key issues?Lindsay J Mangham
Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy Plan 25:85-96. 2010....
- Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health careNeil C Campbell
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
BMJ 334:455-9. 2007
- Noncommunicable diseases: risk factors and regional strategies for prevention and careO Khatib
Noncommunicable Diseases, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 10:778-88. 2004..NCDs are preventable using available knowledge; solutions are effective and highly cost-effective...
- An evaluation of the District Health Information System in rural South AfricaA Garrib
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Somkhele, University of KwaZulu Natal
S Afr Med J 98:549-52. 2008..Since reliable health information is essential for the planning and management of health services, we investigated the functioning of the District Health Information System (DHIS) in 10 rural clinics...
- [Health Geographic Information System (HGIS)--a tool for health planning and epidemiology]Eric Karsenty
Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Public Health Services, Israel Ministry of Health, Jerusalem
Harefuah 141:1070-5, 1089. 2002..The HGIS has proven to be a potent tool for risk assessment, decision making, intervention evaluation and health planning. In spite of all the obstacles, the transformation of geographic information systems (GIS) into an ..
- Small area comparisons of health: applications for policy makers and challenges for researchersPaul J Veugelers
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H7
Chronic Dis Can 23:100-10. 2002....
- Programme alignment in higher-level planning processes: a four-country case-study for Sexual and Reproductive HealthRebecca Dodd
World Health Organization, 63 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
Int J Health Plann Manage 24:193-204. 2009..The paper recommends that local donor organizations, including key UN agencies, offer greater support for SRH programme managers in promoting the pro-poor and systems-wide strengths of SRH programmes to planners and policy makers...
- The distribution of health planning and management responsibilities between centre and periphery: historical patterns and reform trends in four Caribbean territoriesA Mills
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy 62:65-84. 2002The degree to which health planning and management functions are decentralised has been one of the key questions in developing countries from when they first gained independence...
- Population health planning for health equityHelen Keleher
Department of Health Social Science, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Caulfield East, VIC 3145, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 17:327-33. 2011..health reform documents make reference to the need to address health equity and strengthen population health planning. They make a stronger case about the need to address equity than policy documents that have preceded them...
- A deprivation index for health and welfare planning in QuebecR Pampalon
Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Chemin Sainte Foy, Québec G1S 2L4
Chronic Dis Can 21:104-13. 2000..The value of the information provided by this index in planning health and social services is demonstrated...
- Design and development of a web-based Saudi National Diabetes RegistryShazia Subhani
Head Registries Core Facility, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Scientific Computing, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, and University Diabetes Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:1574-82. 2010....
- Influenza pandemic preparedness action plan for the United States: 2002 updateRaymond A Strikas
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:590-6. 2002..This multifaceted plan will require close collaboration between public and private sectors to ameliorate the potentially devastating impact of pandemic influenza...
- Microbiological aspects of public health planning and preparedness for the 2012 Olympic GamesJ Moran-Gilad
Health Protection Agency, Microbiology Services, UK
Epidemiol Infect 140:2142-51. 2012..These will deliver durable legacies for clinical and public health microbiology, outbreak investigation and control in the coming years...
- Building community resilience to climate change through public health planningRachael Bajayo
School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
Health Promot J Austr 23:30-6. 2012Nillumbik Shire Council, in partnership with La Trobe University, used the Municipal Public Health Planning process to develop an approach for building the resilience of local communities to climate-related stressors...
- Factors related to severe untreated tooth decay in rural adolescents: a case-control study for public health planningE Skaret
Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
Int J Paediatr Dent 14:17-26. 2004..In this case-control study of rural adolescents we identified factors to discriminate those who have high levels of tooth decay and receive treatment from those with similar levels who receive no treatment...
- Diagnostic levels in dental public health planningAmid Ismail
School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Caries Res 38:199-203. 2004..There is a need for more research on the best methods to detect, prevent and treat early carious lesions...
- Managing to manage healthcare resources in the English NHS? What can health economics teach? What can health economics learn?Angela Bate
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Health Policy 84:249-61. 2007..To provide a 'thick description' of how decision-makers understand and manage healthcare prioritisation decisions, and to explore the potential for using economic frameworks in the context of the NHS in England...
- Evaluating priority setting success in healthcare: a pilot studyShannon L Sibbald
School of Health Studies The University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, N6A 5B9, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 10:131. 2010..The evaluation process was designed to examine the procedural and substantive dimensions of priority setting using a multi-methods approach, including a staff survey, decision-maker interviews, and document analysis...
- Country-level governance of global health initiatives: an evaluation of immunization coordination mechanisms in five countries of AsiaJohn Grundy
Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne, 187 Grattan St, Carlton, Vic, Australia
Health Policy Plan 25:186-96. 2010..The main mechanism for coordination of this global health initiative (GHI) investment is country-level 'Inter-Agency Coordination Committees' (ICCs)...
- Proof of impact and pipeline planning: directions and challenges for social audit in the health sectorNeil Andersson
Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Calle Pino, El Roble, Acapulco, Mexico
BMC Health Serv Res 11:S16. 2011....
- Using YPLL in health planningS McDonnell
Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Public Health Rep 113:55-61. 1998..The authors describe the outcomes of their work with county health agencies to encourage use of the YPLL statistic...
- Using genetic algorithms to optimise current and future health planning--the example of ambulance locationsSatoshi Sasaki
Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
Int J Health Geogr 9:4. 2010..Sets of potential locations were evaluated in terms of the (current and predicted) EMS case distances to those locations...
- The introduction of new vaccines into developing countries. IV: Global Access StrategiesRichard T Mahoney
Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Vaccine 25:4003-11. 2007..Appropriately modified, the proposed framework can be applied to the development and introduction of other products in developing countries including drugs, and nutritional and agricultural products...
- SWAp dynamics in a decentralized context: experiences from UgandaAnders Jeppsson
Ministry of Health, P O Box 7822, Kampala, Uganda
Soc Sci Med 55:2053-60. 2002..While the SWAp process is now moving from the planning to the implementation phase in Uganda, we see a number of new, changing, ambiguous and contradictory strategies emerging...
- Australian general practice: where have the GP services gone?Ian McRae
Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:117-24. 2006....
- Building the community voice into planning: 25 years of methods development in social auditNeil Andersson
Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Calle Pino, El Roble, Acapulco, Mexico
BMC Health Serv Res 11:S1. 2011..Yet teams in Mexico, Nicaragua, Canada, southern Africa, and Pakistan all have more than a decade of experience in social audit, their in-service training supported by a customised Masters programme...
- Medical care delivery at the 1996 Olympic Games. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Olympics Surveillance UnitS F Wetterhall
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 279:1463-8. 1998..Mass gatherings like the 1996 Olympic Games require medical services for large populations assembled under unusual circumstances...
- Monitoring acute diseases during the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic GamesS V Thackway
NSW Health Department, Sydney
Med J Aust 173:318-21. 2000..The lessons learned during the Games, and the new and enhanced systems and linkages that have been developed to support it, will strengthen future disease surveillance in NSW...
- Healthcare workers' attitudes towards working during pandemic influenza: a multi method studyHeather Draper
Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
BMC Public Health 8:192. 2008..The ability of the NHS to provide expected service levels is entirely dependent upon HCWs continuing to work as normal...
- Obesity, stigma and public health planningLynne MacLean
Community Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Health Promot Int 24:88-93. 2009..We give suggestions for designing non-stigmatizing obesity prevention public health programs. Implications for practice and policy are discussed...
- The influenza pandemic preparedness planning tool InfluSimMartin Eichner
Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 7:17. 2007..Here, we provide such a tool which is reproducible by an explicitly formulated structure and designed to operate with an optimal combination of the competing requirements of precision, realism and generality...
- Implementation research is needed to achieve international health goalsDavid Sanders
School of Public Health at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
PLoS Med 3:e186. 2006
- Using burden of disease information for health planning in developing countries: the experience from UgandaLydia Kapiriri
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
Soc Sci Med 56:2433-41. 2003..Such information would contribute to further synthesis of the approach...
- Indicators of substance abuse treatment demand in Cape Town, South Africa (1997-2001)B Myers
Medical Research Council, South Africa
Curationis 27:27-31. 2004....
- Planning for avian influenzaJohn G Bartlett
John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:141-4. 2006..It's time to get ready, and in the process be ready for bioterrorism, natural disasters, and epidemics of other infectious diseases...
- Personalized health planningR Sanders Williams
Science 300:549. 2003
- Modelling the impact of an influenza pandemic on critical care services in EnglandD K Menon
University of Cambridge, Box 93, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
Anaesthesia 60:952-4. 2005..Current critical care bed capacity in England would be unable to cope with the increased demand provided by an influenza pandemic. Appropriate contingency planning is essential...
- Re: Resource allocation during an influenza pandemicNick F Phin
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1676; author reply 1676-7. 2008
- Responding to pandemic influenza: a local perspectiveLaurie A Doxtator
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, Brockville, ON
Can J Public Health 95:27-31. 2004..To assess, via a tabletop exercise, the ability of a rural health unit to manage an influenza pandemic...
- Prospective medicine: the role for genomics in personalized health planningJason M Langheier
Pharmacogenomics 5:1-8. 2004
- Immunization coverage in Mozambique: from concepts to decision-makingJoão Carlos de Timóteo Mavimbe
Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Health Policy 79:92-100. 2006..Clues on the implications of certain views of immunization coverage for policy and local decision-making in the national and global pursuit of immunization targets are provided...
- Healthy and ready to work--Kentucky: incorporating transition into a state program for children with special health care needsKathleen B Blomquist
HRTW National Center, Kentucky Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Lexington, USA
Pediatr Nurs 32:515-28. 2006..In their community outreach, nurses focus on collaborative planning, access to information, setting higher standards and expectations for services, documentation, and evaluation...
- Pandemic or seasonal.... ANA and others take action to keep the public, themselves safe from influenzaSusan Trossman
Am Nurse 38:1, 6, 11. 2006
- Social marketing in public healthSonya Grier
The University of Pennsylvania, Colonial Penn Center, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 26:319-39. 2005..Our aim is practical: to enhance public health professionals' knowledge of the key elements of social marketing and how social marketing may be used to plan public health interventions...
- Ranking community health status to stimulate discussion of local public health issues: the Wisconsin County Health RankingsPaul E Peppard
University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Department of Population Health Sciences, Medical Sciences Center 1034, 1300 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Am J Public Health 98:209-12. 2008..The institute implemented many of the health officers' suggestions for improvement of the rankings in subsequent editions. The methods employed to create the rankings should be applicable in other states...
- Who needs cause-of-death data?Peter Byass
Umeå International Schoolof Public Health, Umea, Sweden
PLoS Med 4:e333. 2007
- Criteria for determining a basic health services package. Recent developments in The NetherlandsE A Stolk
Eur J Health Econ 6:2-7. 2005....
- Integrating Poverty and Gender into Health Programs: A Sourcebook for Health ProfessionalsSarah Coll-Black
Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization, Manila, The Philippines
Nurs Health Sci 9:246-53. 2007..The experience to date suggests that the publication might be meeting a long-felt need for such a response...
- State child mental health efforts to support youth in transition to adulthoodMaryann Davis
Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 32:27-42. 2005..Public MH systems should examine their capacity to provide transition supports and make needed improvements...
- The FIMR evaluation: objectives, concepts, frameworks, and methodsDonna M Strobino
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room E4151 Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Matern Child Health J 8:205-15. 2004..Future work in this area will need to creatively address these limitations in order to better understand the effect of FIMR programs in communities...
- The mental health commission tackles fragmented services: an interview with Michael HoganMichael Hogan
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003..Hogan notes the commission's efforts to include stakeholders in its deliberations and to initiate efforts to coordinate policies among the agencies represented by its members...
- Reappraising prosthodontic treatment goals for older, partially dentate people: Part II. Case for a sustainable dentition?Ridwaan Omar
Department of Prosthetic Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
SADJ 59:228, 230, 232-4 passim. 2004..Since dental and oral health status is variable, the management strategy highlighted here should be seen as one, albeit an important one, within a range of available options...
- Policies for disease prevention in Germany in the European context: a comparative analysisChristian A Gericke
Department of Health Care Management, Berlin University of Technology, EB2, 10623 Berlin, Germany
J Public Health (Oxf) 26:230-8. 2004..However, successful policies should have a measurable effect on disease epidemiology. There has been little research comparing the effect of national preventive policies on disease-specific mortality...
- Changing European CKD trends: a call to actionLesley Bennett
Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
J Ren Care 33:148-52. 2007..The impending crisis that more and older patients with serious comorbidities and CKD will impose on health care delivery must be addressed now in a proactive manner by the nephrology health care community...
- Assessing progress on the NSF for coronary heart diseaseIngrid Torjesen
Nurs Times 103:25-6. 2007..The report shows that death rates for cardiovascular disease have fallen by 35%. The aim is to reduce the rate by 40% by 2010...
- Need and greed in dermatology: disease and outcome measures in dermatological healthcare planningFlorence Dalgard
Department of Dermatology, Ulleval University Hospital, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Dermatology 213:279-83. 2006..The information they can provide can enable provision and evaluation of healthcare quality and contribute to the challenge of making appropriate priority decisions in healthcare...
- Awareness and practice of complementary therapies in hospital and community settings within Essex in the United KingdomFrances Fewell
Anglia Polytechnic University, 1st Floor The Courtyard, Bishops Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:130-6. 2005..Complementary therapies in the N.H.S. service development in a local district general hospital. Complement Ther Nursing Midwifery 1995;1:89-92] for the provision of complementary therapies within the local health service...
- The nonsystem of American health careBruce J Hillman
J Am Coll Radiol 1:231-2. 2004
- Hearing aids for nursing home residents: current policy and future needsJiska Cohen-Mansfield
Research Institute on Aging, Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, 6121 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852, United States
Health Policy 79:49-56. 2006..There is a need for future policy development to improve both the quality of hearing aids and the financial mechanisms that will allow nursing home residents to use them. Plans to move the policy agenda forward are suggested...
- Targeting sexually transmitted infectionsClaire Tyler
Barts and The London NHS Trust
Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:22-5. 2005..Ultimately, whether government targets are achievable remains to be seen. What is important is the fact that, by setting targets, the government has finally recognised STIs and GUM as health priorities...
- Formulating Hawai'i's public health education needs: input from the health communitySharon F Dellinger
John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawai i at Manoa, USA
Hawaii Med J 66:45-7. 2007
- The nationwide evaluation of fetal and infant mortality review (FIMR) programs: development and implementation of recommendations and conduct of essential maternal and child health services by FIMR programsDawn P Misra
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Matern Child Health J 8:217-29. 2004..The aim of this paper is to examine intermediate outcomes of the FIMR, in particular the development and implementation of recommendations produced by the FIMRs and the conduct of essential MCH services by the FIMRs...
- Changing the battle planHerbert D Kleber
Division of Substance Abuse, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Trauma 59:S33-6. 2005
- Planning dental manpower in Lebanon: scenarios for the year 2015B Doughan
Faculty of Dentistry Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
East Mediterr Health J 11:943-51. 2005..The number of dentists required for Lebanon in the year 2015 was estimated to be 2715 while the projected supply will be 6176. Urgent measures are needed to reduce the potential oversupply of dentists in this country...
- Estimating the resource needs of scaling-up HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis interventions in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review for national policy makers and plannersAnna Vassall
Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Health Policy 79:1-15. 2006..Those making national resource estimates can learn from the experience of global estimation. Concurrently, global resource estimates can build on the evidence emerging from improved national resource estimates...
- The health care response to pandemic influenzaLaura Barnitz
Ann Intern Med 145:135-7. 2006..Diamond, MD; Joel S. Levine, MD; Mark E. Mayer, MD; Thomas McGinn, MD; Robert M. McLean, MD; Ashley E. Starkweather; and Frederick E. Turton, MD. It was approved by the Board of Regents on 3 April 2006...
- A new way of caring for older people in the communityAngela Jean Hudson
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol
Nurs Stand 20:41-7. 2006..It examines the context for change, explores and appraises the development of a new role, and evaluates the educational partnership developed with a local university...
- The Barcelona International Symposium (21-23 April 2005). Synthesis reportsKisalaya Basu
Microsimulation, Modelling and Data Analysis Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Cah Sociol Demogr Med 45:327-64. 2005..Each discussion session was conducted by a discussion leader whose the synthesis report is displayed here below...
- The World Health Organization European Health in Prisons Project after 10 years: persistent barriers and achievementsAlex Gatherer
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Scherfigsvej 8, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Am J Public Health 95:1696-700. 2005..A continuing challenge is how best to move from policy recommendations to implementation, so that the network's fundamental aim of noticeable improvements in the health and care of prisoners is further achieved...
- Supply and demand?Emma Vere-Jones
Nurs Times 102:18-21. 2006
- Integrating public health policy, practice, evaluation, surveillance, and research: the school health action planning and evaluation systemRoy Cameron
Centre for Behavioral Research and Program Evaluation, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Am J Public Health 97:648-54. 2007..Such systems can contribute substantially to evidence-informed public health practice, public engagement, participatory action research, and relevant, timely population intervention research...
- Evaluating the effect of policies and interventions to address inequalities in health: lessons from a Dutch programmeKarien Stronks
Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Public Health 16:346-53. 2006..In this paper, we report on this investigation, and draw lessons from the methodology used to evaluate such interventions...
- Ethics and public health emergencies: rationing vaccinesMatthew K Wynia
American Medical Association, USA
Am J Bioeth 6:4-7. 2006....
- End-of-life content in Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans: a systematic reviewKristina A Theis
Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:390-8. 2007..The top EOL strategies were research, provider education, and patient/public education. The results establish a baseline of EOL content in CCC Plans and should help improve assistance in future CCC planning efforts...
- Flat medicine? Exploring trends in the globalization of health careRobert K Crone
Academic Medical Center Practice, Huron Consulting Group, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts 02210, USA
Acad Med 83:117-21. 2008..The increase in health care quality and competitiveness around the globe is important, but these improvements will need to be matched by the development of comprehensive payer solutions, to benefit as many people as possible...
- The voice of the public in public health policy and planning: the role of public judgmentF Douglas Scutchfield
Kettering Foundation, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0003, USA
J Public Health Policy 25:197-205; discussion 206-10. 2004Community involvement with public health planning and implementation are vital to improving community health. There are a variety of community health models that are available...
- Looking towards the future: 2009 health care debateRonald Smith
J Am Diet Assoc 108:432-4. 2008
- Public health surveillance data in North CarolinaPaul A Buescher
State Center for Health Statistics, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC 27699 1908, USA
N C Med J 69:112-8. 2008
- National and regional differences in preparation for future care needs: a comparison of the United States and GermanyMartin Pinquart
Department of Development Psychology, University of Jena, Am Steiger 3 Haus 1, 07743 Jena, Germany
J Cross Cult Gerontol 18:53-78. 2003..Most of the national and regional differences in preparation for future care needs were reduced or eliminated by controlling for differences in the perceived usefulness of planning...
- The President's New Freedom Commission: recommendations to transform mental health care in AmericaMichael F Hogan
Ohio Department of Mental Health, 30 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:1467-74. 2003
- Involving users in service planning: a focus group approachLorraine Kelly
Breast Unit, Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust, Chase Farm Site, The Ridgeway, Enfield, Middx EN2 8JL, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:283-93. 2006..The involvement of service users as a key stakeholder in the process of planning change, through a participatory research strategy, ensured that their voices were heard alongside those of both hospital and primary care staff...
- The new EU health strategy: a step forward or another example of 'bureaucracy total control'?Bernard Merkel
Health Strategy and Health Systems Unit, DG SANCO, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Clin Med 8:280-2. 2008..Finally, it emphasises the need to implement the strategic goals by close cooperation with the member states and the important role for health professions and civil society...
- Cancer care in the United Kingdom: new solutions are neededKarol Sikora
Imperial College School of Science, Medicine and Technology, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 ONN
BMJ 327:1044-6. 2003
- Health care transitions of youth with special health care needs: the never ending journeyCecily L Betz
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Commun Nurs Res 41:13-29. 2008
- Government policy and older peopleRuth Williams
Royal West Sussex NHS Trust
Nurs Times 98:48-9. 2002..Nurses need to understand these changes, as the implications of policy development will have a direct impact on the people we are working with. Nurses also have a part to play in shaping and informing policy development...
- Shaping health care in Tanzania--who's pulling the strings?Alice Shiner
International Health and Medical Education Centre, University College London, UK
Lancet 362:829-30. 2003
- [The third pillar of psychiatric health care reform]Anke Bramesfeld
Abteilung Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
Psychiatr Prax 30:318-25. 2003..This study investigates which mechanisms are implemented for coordinating and planning psychiatric services throughout the 16 German States (Länder)...
- A conceptual model of emergency department crowdingBrent R Asplin
Department of Emergency Medicine, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Research Foundation, and University of Minnesota Medical School, St Paul and Minneapolis, MN 55101, USA
Ann Emerg Med 42:173-80. 2003..The goal of the conceptual model is to provide a practical framework on which an organized research, policy, and operations management agenda can be based to alleviate ED crowding...
- Reproductive and child health programmeRenu Paruthi
National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi 110067
Indian J Public Health 46:72-7. 2002..Various mechanisms for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programme are discussed. The programme is analysed critically and suggestions for improvement are provided...
- GIS and health careSara L McLafferty
Department of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801 3671, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 24:25-42. 2003..We also need to understand better the spatial behaviors of health care providers and consumers in the rapidly changing health care landscape and how geographic information affects these dynamic relationships...
- Are we prepared for tomorrow's health challenges?Angela Z Monson
Oklahoma State Senate, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:33-8. 2003
- Knowledge integration: conceptualizing communications in cancer control systemsAllan Best
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, 718, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L8
Patient Educ Couns 71:319-27. 2008..The goal was to nurture common ground upon which to build a platform for translating what we know about cancer into what we do in practice and policy...
- Medical workforce planning in Australia: process, methodology and technical issuesPaul Gavel
Cah Sociol Demogr Med 44:7-42. 2004....
- Public health nurses make a difference: a Japanese rural village benefitsHiroyo Hatashita
Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan
J Community Health Nurs 21:101-10. 2004
- African countries propose a regional oral health strategy: The Dakar Report from 1998N G Myburgh
Faculty of Dentistry and WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Oral Dis 10:129-37. 2004....
- Early intervention in psychosis: a rural perspectiveM Kelly
Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust Bournemouth University, Psychosocial and Early Intervention Services, St Ann s Hospital, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:203-8. 2007..Important key areas for consideration will be highlighted for both the planning and delivery of early intervention to rural communities...
- Progress in policy issues to improve oral health in AfricaM Hobdell
Oral Dis 10:125-8. 2004
- Human resources for health in Palestine: a policy analysis. Part I: Current situation and recent developmentsMotasem Hamdan
Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, School of Public Health, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Health Policy 64:243-59. 2003..Particular attention is given to the links between national health policy priorities and health sector reform initiatives. Part II focuses on the process of HRH policy formulation and implementation...
- "Agriculture at risk: A report to the nation"--a historical review, critical analysis, and implications for future planningK J Donham
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
J Agric Saf Health 8:9-35. 2002..This article concludes with an analysis of the limitations of the AAR report, changes in exposed populations over the past decade, and specific recommendations on future actions to address the issues...
- Community Connections and Collaboration ProjectJOAN BRANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007..Departing from the traditional model of community health planning, IMPACTS six stages include inquiring, meeting, partnering, acting imaginatively, crafting, and transfusing...
- Depression &CHD: Cellular-Molecular MechanismsEDWARD CARLOS SUAREZ; Fiscal Year: 2013..Recently, we showed that a personalized health planning approach that incorporates mind-body techniques, such as mindfulness, significantly reduced the Framingham ..
- Epidemiology of testicular cancer in the Utah populationMia Hashibe; Fiscal Year: 2012..We will also study the prognosis of testicular cancer patients and examine what factors affect prognosis. Our results will be relevant for public health planning of prevention efforts against testicular cancer in Utah.
- Oral Health Intervention for Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled PersonsKNOWLTON WILLIAM JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2012..that caregiver psychosocial factors serve as barriers to optimal oral hygiene behavior The proposed oral health planning grant is in conjunction with conducting a five-year randomized controlled trial with an oral health theory-..
- Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana: A Cluster- Randomized Trial.GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2013..of national health insurance scheme for uninsured patients, and widespread implementation of Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) program that uses CHNs, for delivery of primary care services, presents a unique ..
- Estimation of Intervention Effects in Influenza OutbreaksJustin Lessler; Fiscal Year: 2012..Finally, modern approaches to disease control and public health planning rely extensively on models of disease transmission...
- Segmented assimilation theory and obesity: A test among US Latino adultsKAREN ROCIO FLOREZ; Fiscal Year: 2010..exploring obesity in relation to the process of acculturation is highly relevant to the future public health planning of the United States because cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the nation...
- Ethnicity, Breast Cancer Recurrence, & Long-Term QOLKathy B Baumgartner; Fiscal Year: 2010..version of the Waksberg random digit-dialing method, and were frequency-matched by ethnicity, age-group, and health planning district...
- Epidemiologic Determinant of Cardiac Structure and Function Among HispanicsCarlos Jose Rodriguez; Fiscal Year: 2013..ECHO-SOL will be extremely promising in learning about Hispanic cardiovascular health and highly relevant to future public health planning.
- Prevalence and Health Status of Cancer Survivors in the Rural USKATHRYN ELIZABETH WEAVER; Fiscal Year: 2012..This lack of information about rural cancer survivors hinders public health planning, allocation of medical resources, and the development of interventions to target this potentially vulnerable ..
- Oral Health Planning GrantJENNIFER B MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2012..This work is well-aligned with the goals of NIDCR's R34 Clinical Trial Planning Grant mechanism and the priorities of NIDCR. ..
- Quality and Costs in Hospitals: What Can We Learn from Medicare Patients?John A Romley; Fiscal Year: 2010..and pneumonia care, as reported in hospital discharge abstracts from California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development...
- Spatial, Temporal, Social Disparities in Breast CancerMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2010..cancer screening in the United States among counties is clearly beneficial since this will facilitate local health planning and allocation of screening resources...
- Improving Reporting of Race, Ethnicity, and Language in CaliforniaDAVID SCOTT ZINGMOND; Fiscal Year: 2010..California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), a state agency, is responsible for the routine collection of patient-level hospital ..
- Gulf Coast Transdisciplinary Research Recover Center for Community HealthArmin D Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 2010..and Community Medicine and the Office of Faculty Affairs &Development/Meharry Medical College;and the Health Planning, Evaluation &Program Development/City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services...
- African American Female Drug Users: HIV, Health Disparities, &CriminalityCARRIE BETH OSER; Fiscal Year: 2012..The significance of this study includes the potential to provide criminal justice systems-level data for health planning and health policy for prevention, intervention, and treatment of African American female drug users...
- Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory GroupRonald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010..The project has high relevance to public health because efficient public health planning requires access to accurate data on unmet need for treatment...
- Model-independent benchmark dose estimation for quantitative risk assessmentWalter W Piegorsch; Fiscal Year: 2010..The resulting guidelines can help improve public health planning and risk regulation when dealing with low-level exposures to hazardous stimuli...
- NUCLEAR RISK MANAGEMENT FOR NATIVE COMMUNITIESRobert Goble; Fiscal Year: 2002..assist these communities in developing an increasing sense of control and ownership over the environmental health planning process so that these infrastructures become long-term community-based institutions...
- Advanced Spatial Analysis Training Program for Population ScientistsSTEPHEN A MATTHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2012..Indeed, participants from public health, epidemiology, health sciences, and health planning accounted for 22 percent of the researchers who attended our previous R25 training program on GIS and ..
- State-Based Occupational Health Surveillance MeetingLetitia K Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013..The Occupational Health Planning Committee regularly meets by teleconference to ensure the agenda of the meeting fully meets the objectives ..
- Optimizing Outcomes in Bipolar Illness Interventions in Hispanic CommunitiesCHARLES LEE BOWDEN; Fiscal Year: 2013..through the efforts of research about treatments and their acceptability to patients, and broadly disseminate this research for the purposes of improving clinical care, public education and public health planning.
- Dementia and Disability in Thai ElderlyJeffrey Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2005..The outcomes of this study are critically important for public health planning of the needs of disabled and cognitively impaired urban Thai elderly...
- Building Capacity of CT's Food Safety System Through Development of Data SystemsTRACEY L WEEKS; Fiscal Year: 2013..Data is the foundation of public health planning and essential for developing foodborne disease prevention strategies...
- SOCIAL IMPACT OF ORAL DISEASE IN ELDERLY POPULATIONSAndrew Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1993..from these three sites will provide particularly useful information of the examination of the mechanisms of social impact and that this information will enhance public health planning and policy in Australia, the U.S.A. and Canada.
- Gender as a Risk Factor for Pediatric Cardiac SurgeryRuey Kang Chang; Fiscal Year: 2002..Hospital discharge data 1985-1999 from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) will be used to conduct this analysis...
- BALTIMORE NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM EVALUATIONSteffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004..the long-term impact of NEP, and specific components that optimize its effectiveness, are crucial for public health planning and informing policy...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN RURAL MAINEGWENDOLYN ZAHNER; Fiscal Year: 2001..The study cohort will be selected as a probability sample of 2,300 households from a children's mental health planning region in eastern Maine stratified by rurality (i.e...
- MODERNIAZATION AND DIABETES AMONG SAMOAN AMERICANSJAMES BINDON; Fiscal Year: 1992..the measurement of obesity, diet, and activity, and the measurement of lifestyle among Samoans; and the existence of a collaborative relationship with the Health Planning Office of American Samoa for continued research on Samoan health.
- PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF DENTOFACIAL MALOCCLUSIONLEE GRABER; Fiscal Year: 1980..This project addresses questions of practical significance in public health planning. Results from this research may have potential applications in setting parameters for orthodontic treatment ..
- HIV HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES: SURVEY & POLICY ANALYSISBarbara Hanley; Fiscal Year: 1991..and the Home Healthcare agency with the goal of providing baseline data to inform local, state and federal health planning and policy making decisions. The main study has two phases: A...
- LIBRARY BUSINESS INFORMATION SERVICEARLENE MANGINO; Fiscal Year: 1991..1)Purchase of an IBM PS-2 model 5OZ computer system; subscription to DIALOG which includes such databases as Health Planning & Adm, ABI/Inform, PTS PROMPT; subscription to a core Collection of business and health care journals 2)..
- NETWORK FOR RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIPPatricia Stanley; Fiscal Year: 1999..Environmental Technicians, Community Health Aides and regional health providers; to provide environmental health planning and training workshops in each village in the Yukon Flats for the communities and the schools; to establish a ..
- INCENTIVES FOR IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY IN HEALTH CARESAMUEL CAPER; Fiscal Year: 1980..The National Council on Health Planning and Development (NCHPD) has been charged by the Secretary of HEW to study issues relating to fostering ..
- Cardiovascular and hepatic effects of exercise in hypertensive adultsJeanne M Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010..cardiovascular risk reduction for different populations would be helpful for clinical guidelines and public health planning. We seek to address these questions using two clinical trials conducted at the Johns Hopkins General Clinical ..
- Metro DC Health Information Exchange (MeDHIX)Thomas Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007..From the first phase onward enhanced data will be available for public health planning, epidemological surveillance and targeting of services to the low income uninsured.
- Rural Stimulant Use & Mental Health:Services & OutcomesBrenda Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006..This expanded research from three diverse rural ecologies will provide convincing and cogent data for health planning and health policy for prevention and treatment of stimulant users in rural areas.
- PLAN IMPLEMENTATION IN HEALTH SYSTEMS AGENCIESSHOSHANNA CHURGIN; Fiscal Year: 1980P.L. 92-641 mandates a nation-wide network of local health planning agencies, HSAs, charged with increasing the efficiency, quality, accessibility and equity of health services...
- Making Connections/Conexiones On Health DisparitiesJeffrey Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2002..We are also anticipating $45,000 in registration fees. ..
- REFERRAL OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THE PUGET SOUND REGIONLINCOLN POLISSAR; Fiscal Year: 1980..These will be presented to interested groups, including physicians, hospital boards and administrators, health planning groups, and those involved in cancer control...
- An Exact Test for Overdispersion in Screening Mammography AssessmentsJi Hyun Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006..Efficient and precise estimation of both of these accuracy parameters have important consequences for public health planning and for patients...
- Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient SafetyJoanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Sample, the American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals, the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development patient and hospital data, and the US Bureau of the Census Current Population Survey...
- MICROCOMPUTER MORTALITY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMHerman Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 1991..Providing this capability in an easily accessible microcomputer program will greatly facilitate research, health program implementation, education and health planning.
- RURAL-URBAN STUDY OF CHILD PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERSMary Schwab Stone; Fiscal Year: 1990..This research effort will provide a valuable opportunity to contribute to public health planning for children in need of psychiatric services.
- Aging Heart and Vessels (International Conference)James Downey; Fiscal Year: 2004..7. To give governments a summary of new research findings and potential for the future that may contribute to health planning and problem solving from community to nation level. 8. To publish the proceedings as a public record.
- Patterns and Predictors of Normal Cognitive AgingHiroko Dodge; Fiscal Year: 2009..To refine clinical care and public health planning, it is critical to distinguish between normal and pathological cognitive aging, and to identify the patterns ..
- THE FERTILITY OF IMMIGRANTS TO THE UNITED STATESKathleen Ford; Fiscal Year: 1980Despite its importance for immigration policy, health planning, and the study of fertility, little in the way of rigorous analysis has been undertaken on the fertility of immigrants to the United States...
- EMERGENT IMAGING MODALITIES ASSESSMENT CONFERENCEMICHEL TER POGOSSIAN; Fiscal Year: 1980..Speakers competent in health technology development and health economics will also be invited to talk about the impact of new imaging modalities on health planning and health economics.