Daniel A Vardy

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Introducing co-payment for consultant specialist services
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:558-62. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physician incentives--an overview]
    Daniel A Vardy
    Leumit Health Fund Central Management, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 147:999-1003, 1027. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A co-payment for consultant services: primary care physicians' referral actualization
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, POB 616, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Med Syst 32:37-41. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of structured laboratory routines in computerized medical records in a primary care service setting
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Syst 29:619-26. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Nonattendance in obstetrics and gynecology patients
    Jacob Dreiher
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 66:40-3. 2008
  6. pmc Nonattendance in pediatric pulmonary clinics: an ambulatory survey
    Aviv D Goldbart
    Department of Pediatrics, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    BMC Pulm Med 9:12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Intervention program to reduce waiting time of a dermatological visit: managed overbooking and service centralization as effective management tools
    Yuval Bibi
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Dermatol 46:830-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score (BPSS)
    Arnon D Cohen
    Dermatology Service, Clalit Health Services, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:419-23. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression in dermatological patients identified by the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview questionnaire
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:94-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding periconceptional folic acid supplementation: a survey in Southern Israel
    Talab Abu-Hammad
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR262-267. 2008

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Introducing co-payment for consultant specialist services
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:558-62. 2006
    ..Full medical coverage may often result in overuse. Cost-sharing and the introduction of a co-payment have been shown to cause a reduction in the use of medical services...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physician incentives--an overview]
    Daniel A Vardy
    Leumit Health Fund Central Management, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 147:999-1003, 1027. 2008
    ..This article discusses the modern physician's environment in view of incentive sets and its impact on the medical system...
  3. ncbi request reprint A co-payment for consultant services: primary care physicians' referral actualization
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, POB 616, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Med Syst 32:37-41. 2008
    ..A relatively small compulsory co-payment was not found to have a long term effect on utilization of specialists' services...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of structured laboratory routines in computerized medical records in a primary care service setting
    Daniel A Vardy
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Syst 29:619-26. 2005
    ..In conclusion the wide use of CMRs and communication technology combined with an appropriate organizational process can be used to increase appropriate utilization of laboratory tests...
  5. doi request reprint Nonattendance in obstetrics and gynecology patients
    Jacob Dreiher
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 66:40-3. 2008
    ..Nonattendance for obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) appointments disrupts medical care and leads to misuse of valuable resources. We investigated factors associated with nonattendance in an outpatient OB/GYN clinic...
  6. pmc Nonattendance in pediatric pulmonary clinics: an ambulatory survey
    Aviv D Goldbart
    Department of Pediatrics, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    BMC Pulm Med 9:12. 2009
    ..We therefore investigated the factors associated with nonattendance this field in order to devise a corrective strategy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intervention program to reduce waiting time of a dermatological visit: managed overbooking and service centralization as effective management tools
    Yuval Bibi
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Dermatol 46:830-4. 2007
    ..Long waiting times are an impediment of dermatological patient care world-wide, resulting in significant disruption of clinical care and frustration among carers and patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score (BPSS)
    Arnon D Cohen
    Dermatology Service, Clalit Health Services, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:419-23. 2008
    ..The Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score is a novel instrument for the assessment of psoriasis severity, designed for use in routine clinical conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression in dermatological patients identified by the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview questionnaire
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:94-9. 2006
    ..Early diagnosis and treatment of depression are of vital importance in dermatological patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding periconceptional folic acid supplementation: a survey in Southern Israel
    Talab Abu-Hammad
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR262-267. 2008
    ..Primary care providers are an important source of information to promote folic acid intake. This study aimed at evaluating primary care physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding folic acid supplementation for childbearing women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health provider factors associated with nonattendance in pediatric dermatology ambulatory patients
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services, Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty Ben Gurion University, Beer Shiva, Israel
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:113-7. 2007
    ..001, respectively). We conclude that in children attending a dermatology clinic, health provider factors that determine nonattendance include the waiting time for an appointment and the hour of the appointment within the day...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dermatitis artefacta in soldiers
    Arnon D Cohen
    Dermatology Service, Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Mil Med 171:497-9. 2006
    ..Soldiers may intentionally produce skin lesions to achieve sick leave from military duties. The aim of this work was to describe a series of soldiers with dermatitis artifacta...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis and the metabolic syndrome
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Isreal
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:506-9. 2007
    ..0-1.7), obesity (OR 1.3 95% CI 1.0-1.7) and dyslipidaemia (OR 1.2 95% CI 1.0-1.6). Our findings demonstrate a possible association between psoriasis and the metabolic syndrome. Further studies are needed to establish this observation...
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with non-attendance at pediatric allergy clinics
    Jacob Dreiher
    Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653 Beer Sheva, 84150 Israel
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:559-63. 2008
    ..We conclude that in children attending allergy clinics, factors that determine non-attendance include the ethnic origin of the patients and the season of the year...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health provider determinants of nonattendance in pediatric otolaryngology patients
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services, Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Laryngoscope 115:1804-8. 2005
    ..Nonattendance for otolaryngology appointments disrupts the management of medical care and leads to ineffective use of resources. The determinants of nonattendance in pediatric otolaryngology patients have not been well documented...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes control in the Bedouin population in southern Israel
    Arnon D Cohen
    Clalit Health Services and Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR376-80. 2005
    ..To describe the current state of diabetes prevalence and control among the Bedouin population in the Negev and to compare it to the non-Bedouin population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic scrotal pruritus: anogenital pruritus is a symptom of lumbosacral radiculopathy
    Arnon D Cohen
    Dermatology Service, Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:61-6. 2005
    ..Anogenital pruritus is usually a symptom of an underlying disorder of the skin or mucosa or a consequence of anorectal pathology. When no demonstrable cause is found, anogenital pruritus is often described as "idiopathic"...
  18. pmc Modifying prescribing behaviour of angiotensin receptor blockers by selectively rescinding managerial prior authorization requirements for losartan
    Natan R Kahan
    The Center for the Study of Rationality, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 72:997-1001. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether rescinding the prior authorization (PA) requirement (managerial pre-approval) for losartan in an health maintenance organization (HMO) could reduce prescribing of the more expensive angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of climatotherapy at the Dead Sea for psoriasis vulgaris: A community-oriented study introducing the 'Beer Sheva Psoriasis Severity Score'
    Arnon D Cohen
    Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:308-13. 2005
    ..Climatotherapy at the Dead Sea (CDS) is a therapeutic modality for moderate to severe psoriasis vulgaris...
  20. ncbi request reprint Household papular urticaria
    Sody A Naimer
    Gush Katif Health Center, Clalit Health Services, Gush Katif, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:911-3. 2002
    ..Multiple bites and local pruritus are characteristic symptoms. Treatment is usually symptomatic and includes antihistamines and corticosteroids. The reappearance of the symptoms can be prevented by successful control of the parasite...
  21. ncbi request reprint Marketing of a new non-sedating antihistamine (fexofenadine) puts an additional burden on healthcare system resources in Israel
    Arnon D Cohen
    Eur J Gen Pract 12:77-9. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Non-attendance in adult dermatological patients
    Arnon D Cohen
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:377-8. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Brachioradial pruritus: a symptom of neuropathy
    Arnon D Cohen
    Departments of Dermatology and Neurology, Soroka University Medical Center, Israel
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:825-8. 2003
    ..BRP is an enigmatic condition with a controversial cause; some authors consider BRP to be a photodermatosis whereas other authors attribute BRP to compression of cervical nerve roots...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis--an update]
    Daniel A Vardy
    Dermatology Institute Clalit Health Services Southern District, Beer Sheva
    Harefuah 141:70-5, 125, 124. 2002
    ..In this review we discuss the disease and its therapeutic options and also report a novel treatment for CL using ethanolic amphotericin B...