Affiliation: University of North Florida
- Serving billions: a pilot study on clinician-perceived efficacy of rehabilitative services in ChinaMei Zhao
Public Health Department, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 27:252-8. 2008..Clinicians indicated that acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, massage, speech, occupational, and physical therapies were "effective" or "highly effective" in treating morbidities requiring rehabilitation services...
- Hospital staffing decisions: does financial performance matter?Mei Zhao
College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224 7699, USA
Inquiry 45:293-307. 2008..Our results suggest that declining financial performance led to cutbacks in LPN FTEs per adjusted patient day, but the effects on total hospital FTEs and RN FTEs were mixed...
- Utilization, cost, payment, and patient satisfaction of rehabilitative services in Shandong, ChinaMei Zhao
Public Health Department, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Health Policy 93:21-6. 2009..However, little research has been conducted that examines patient response to this convergence. This study researches the utilization, cost, payment and patient satisfaction with rehabilitative services received in China...
- Malpractice paid losses and financial performance of nursing homesMei Zhao
Health Administration Programs, College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 36:78-85. 2011..Although anecdotal reports indicate a higher cost because of malpractice in nursing facilities, few studies have examined the extent of malpractice paid losses and their effect on the financial performance of nursing homes...
- Nursing home quality, staffing, and malpractice paid-lossesMei Zhao
Public Health Department, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
J Health Care Finance 38:1-10. 2011..However, nursing homes need to balance the overall cost and quality of their facilities related to staffing and malpractice litigations...
- Five myths of the Chinese health care systemD Rob Haley
Public Health Department, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 27:147-58. 2008..Exploration of these myths provides us with a better understanding and an improved ability to engage with this emerging economic global leader...
- Nursing home safety: does financial performance matter?Reid M Oetjen
Health Services Administration Undergraduate Program, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
J Health Care Finance 37:51-61. 2011..This study examines the relationship between financial performance and selected safety measures of nursing homes in the State of Florida...
- Organizational factors associated with quality of care in US teaching hospitalsJeffrey P Harrison
Department of Public Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
J Health Care Finance 36:1-12. 2010..This shows that increased investments in facilities and advanced technology at teaching hospitals can lead to enhanced quality...
- The Influence of Hospital Market Competition on Patient Mortality and Total Performance ScoreDonald Robert Haley
Author Affiliations Health Administration Program, Department of Public Health, Brooks College of Health Drs Haley, Zhao, Spaulding, and Hamadi University of North Florida Master of Health Administration Program, University of North Florida Dr Xu and Ms Yeomans, Jacksonville, Florida
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 35:266-76. 2016..Therefore, policymakers should encourage the development of policies that facilitate a more competitive and transparent health care marketplace to potentially and significantly improve patient mortality. ..
- Value-based purchasing and hospital acquired conditions: are we seeing improvement?Aaron Spaulding
Department of Public Health, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States Electronic address
Health Policy 118:413-21. 2014..To determine if the Value-Based Purchasing Performance Scoring system correlates with hospital acquired condition quality indicators...