delivery of health care

Summary

Summary: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
  2. ncbi Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
  3. pmc Evidence for the impact of quality improvement collaboratives: systematic review
    Loes M T Schouten
    Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement, PO Box 20064, 3502 LB Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1491-4. 2008
  4. ncbi An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systems
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 373:2137-69. 2009
  5. ncbi Integration of targeted health interventions into health systems: a conceptual framework for analysis
    Rifat Atun
    Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:104-11. 2010
  6. ncbi Defining quality of care
    S M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1611-25. 2000
  7. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of clinical guidelines for health care professionals: a systematic meta-review
    Anneke L Francke
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:38. 2008
  8. pmc The sustainability of new programs and innovations: a review of the empirical literature and recommendations for future research
    Shannon Wiltsey Stirman
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 7:17. 2012
  9. ncbi The role of quality improvement in strengthening health systems in developing countries
    Sheila Leatherman
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:237-43. 2010
  10. pmc The in-between world of knowledge brokering
    Jonathan Lomas
    Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
    BMJ 334:129-32. 2007

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  1. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
    ..Alliances for action are recommended to strengthen the performance of all existing actors while expanding space and energy for fresh actors...
  2. ncbi Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
    ..The forthcoming Ministerial Summit on Health Research seeks to help define a learning agenda for health systems, so that by 2015, substantial progress will have been made to reducing the system constraints to achieving the MDGs...
  3. pmc Evidence for the impact of quality improvement collaboratives: systematic review
    Loes M T Schouten
    Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement, PO Box 20064, 3502 LB Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1491-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of quality improvement collaboratives in improving the quality of care...
  4. ncbi An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systems
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 373:2137-69. 2009
    ..If adjustments to the interactions between GHIs and country health systems will improve efficiency, equity, value for money, and outcomes in global public health, then these opportunities should not be missed...
  5. ncbi Integration of targeted health interventions into health systems: a conceptual framework for analysis
    Rifat Atun
    Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:104-11. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi Defining quality of care
    S M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1611-25. 2000
    ..Using a conceptual framework to describe the totality of quality of care shows which aspects of care any set of quality indicators actually includes and measures and, and which are not included...
  7. pmc Factors influencing the implementation of clinical guidelines for health care professionals: a systematic meta-review
    Anneke L Francke
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:38. 2008
    ..The aim of this meta-review is twofold: firstly, to gain a better understanding of which factors affect the implementation of guidelines, and secondly, to provide insight into the "state-of-the-art" regarding research within this field...
  8. pmc The sustainability of new programs and innovations: a review of the empirical literature and recommendations for future research
    Shannon Wiltsey Stirman
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 7:17. 2012
    ..We conclude with recommendations and considerations for future research...
  9. ncbi The role of quality improvement in strengthening health systems in developing countries
    Sheila Leatherman
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:237-43. 2010
    ..Demonstrable improvements in quality may encourage greater investment in health systems in developing countries by increasing donor, population and governmental confidence that resources are being used well...
  10. pmc The in-between world of knowledge brokering
    Jonathan Lomas
    Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
    BMJ 334:129-32. 2007
  11. pmc Improving the quality of health care in the United Kingdom and the United States: a framework for change
    E B Ferlie
    University of London
    Milbank Q 79:281-315. 2001
    ..The multilevel change framework and associated properties provide a framework for assessing progress along the journey...
  12. ncbi Scaling-up antiretroviral treatment in Southern African countries with human resource shortage: how will health systems adapt?
    Wim Van Damme
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 66:2108-21. 2008
    ..The latter two scenarios would entail a high degree of de-medicalisation of ART...
  13. pmc How does the New Cooperative Medical Scheme influence health service utilization? A study in two provinces in rural China
    Baorong Yu
    Centre for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, 44 Wenhua Xi Road, Jinan, 250012, Shandong, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:116. 2010
    ..This paper aims to assess the utilisation of outpatient and inpatient services among different income groups and provinces under NCMS in rural China...
  14. ncbi Task-shifting of antiretroviral delivery from health care workers to persons living with HIV/AIDS: clinical outcomes of a community-based program in Kenya
    Henry M Selke
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:483-90. 2010
    ..To assess whether community-based care delivered by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAs) could replace clinic-based HIV care...
  15. pmc The law of attrition
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e11. 2005
    ..A "run-in and withdrawal" trial design is suggested as a methodological innovation for Internet-based trials with a high number of initial dropouts/nonusers and a stable group of hardcore users...
  16. ncbi The triple aim: care, health, and cost
    Donald M Berwick
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:759-69. 2008
    ..The integrator's role includes at least five components: partnership with individuals and families, redesign of primary care, population health management, financial management, and macro system integration...
  17. ncbi Developing a national performance indicator framework for the Dutch health system
    A H A ten Asbroek
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:i65-71. 2004
    ..To report on the first phase of the development of a national performance indicator framework for the Dutch health system...
  18. pmc Systematic review of involving patients in the planning and development of health care
    Mike J Crawford
    Primary Care and Population Health Sciences, Imperial College, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 325:1263. 2002
    ..To examine the effects of involving patients in the planning and development of health care...
  19. pmc A comprehensive ubiquitous healthcare solution on an Android™ mobile device
    Pei Cheng Hii
    Department of Electronic Engineering, Graduate School, Pukyong National University, Busan 608 737, Korea
    Sensors (Basel) 11:6799-815. 2011
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  20. pmc Quality of private and public ambulatory health care in low and middle income countries: systematic review of comparative studies
    Sima Berendes
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    PLoS Med 8:e1000433. 2011
    ..These providers are therefore central to improving health outcomes. We need to know how their services compare to those of the public sector to inform policy options...
  21. pmc Evaluating complex interventions and health technologies using normalization process theory: development of a simplified approach and web-enabled toolkit
    Carl R May
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:245. 2011
    ..This paper describes the processes by which we developed a simplified version of NPT for use by clinicians, managers, and policy makers, and which could be embedded in a web-enabled toolkit and on-line users manual...
  22. pmc Configuring balanced scorecards for measuring health system performance: evidence from 5 years' evaluation in Afghanistan
    Anbrasi Edward
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001066. 2011
    ..In 2004, Afghanistan pioneered a balanced scorecard (BSC) performance system to manage the delivery of primary health care services. This study examines the trends of 29 key performance indicators over a 5-year period between 2004 and 2008...
  23. ncbi How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
    ..Among available strategies to address the problems, expansion of the numbers of doctors and nurses through training is highly constrained. This is a difficult issue involving the interplay of multiple factors and forces...
  24. ncbi Retention in care: a challenge to survival with HIV infection
    Thomas P Giordano
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1493-9. 2007
    ..Patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection need lifelong medical care, but many do not remain in care. The effect of poor retention in care on survival is not known, and we sought to quantify that relationship...
  25. ncbi Innovation to improve health care provision and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa - promoting agency in mid-level workers and district managers
    Sharon Fonn
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Public Health 6:657-68. 2011
    ..We offer the policy community a complementary repertoire to existing human resource strategies in order to effect real change in African health systems...
  26. ncbi 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
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  27. ncbi Lifting the burden: The global campaign against headache
    T J Steiner
    Division of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Lancet Neurol 3:204-5. 2004
  28. ncbi Potential barriers to the use of health services among ethnic minorities: a review
    Emmanuel Scheppers
    JBI Institute for Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Research and Education Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 23:325-48. 2006
    ..In order to enlighten care providers, as to the potential pitfalls that may exist, there is a need to explore the different factors in the creation of the barriers...
  29. ncbi Horizontal equity in health care utilization evidence from three high-income Asian economies
    Jui fen R Lu
    Department of Health Care Management, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 64:199-212. 2007
    ..ER visits and inpatient admissions in Taiwan are either proportional or slightly pro-poor. Future work should focus on the evaluation of policy interventions aimed at reducing the observed unequal distributions...
  30. ncbi Conceptual frameworks for health systems performance: a quest for effectiveness, quality, and improvement
    O A Arah
    Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:377-98. 2003
    ..Furthermore, there is a gap in the knowledge of how the resultant performance data are used to stimulate improvement and to ensure health care quality...
  31. ncbi Responding to the global human resources crisis
    Vasant Narasimhan
    John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 363:1469-72. 2004
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  32. pmc Strategies to improve patient retention on antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Anthony D Harries
    International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France
    Trop Med Int Health 15:70-5. 2010
    ..High levels of retention on ART are vital for individual patients, for credibility of programmes and for on-going resource and financial support...
  33. pmc Users of Internet health information: differences by health status
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E7. 2002
    ..Millions of consumers have accessed health information online. However, little is known about their health status...
  34. ncbi Tackling health workforce shortages during antiretroviral treatment scale-up--experiences from Ethiopia and Malawi
    Freya Rasschaert
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health, Nationale Straat 155, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:S109-12. 2011
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  35. pmc From theory to 'measurement' in complex interventions: methodological lessons from the development of an e-health normalisation instrument
    Tracy L Finch
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, England
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:69. 2012
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  36. ncbi Implementing information systems in health care organizations: myths and challenges
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4 117, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:143-56. 2001
    ..Accepting, and even drawing upon, this inevitable uncertainty might be the hardest lesson to learn...
  37. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence on integration of targeted health interventions into health systems
    Rifat Atun
    Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, London SW7, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:1-14. 2010
    ..Health systems combine both non-integrated and integrated interventions, but the balance of these interventions varies considerably...
  38. pmc Outcomes in patients waiting for antiretroviral treatment in the Free State Province, South Africa: prospective linkage study
    Suzanne M Ingle
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    AIDS 24:2717-25. 2010
    ..In South Africa, many HIV-infected patients experience delays in accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART). We examined pretreatment mortality and access to treatment in patients waiting for ART...
  39. pmc Private sector participation and health system performance in sub-saharan Africa
    Joanne Yoong
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13243. 2010
    ..However, little empirical exists for or against either side of this debate...
  40. pmc What is eHealth (3): a systematic review of published definitions
    Hans Oh
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e1. 2005
    ..We believe that communication among the many individuals and organizations that use the term could be improved by comprehensive data about the range of meanings encompassed by the term...
  41. pmc Devolution and public perceptions and experience of health services in Pakistan: linked cross sectional surveys in 2002 and 2004
    Umaira Ansari
    CIET Trust Botswana, PO Box 1240, Gaborone, Botswana
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S4. 2011
    ..Two national surveys examined public opinions, use, and experience of health services in 2001 and 2004, to assess the impact of devolution on these services from the point of view of the public...
  42. ncbi A conceptual framework for the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project
    Onyebuchi A Arah
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:5-13. 2006
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  43. ncbi Using electronic medical records for HIV care in rural Rwanda
    Cheryl L Amoroso
    Partners In Health Inshuti Mu Buzima, Kigali, Rwanda
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:337-41. 2010
    ..Electronic systems can be used to support care in rural resource-poor settings, and frequent assessment of data quality and clinical use of data can be used to support that goal...
  44. pmc Health systems strengthening: a common classification and framework for investment analysis
    George Shakarishvili
    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria TGF, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 26:316-26. 2011
    ..Comparative analysis of financial allocations by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the GAVI Alliance for HSS, as an illustrative example of applying the proposed framework in practice, is also presented...
  45. ncbi China's health system and its reform: a review of recent studies
    Adam Wagstaff
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Econ 18:S7-23. 2009
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  46. ncbi Health service delivery in China: a literature review
    Karen Eggleston
    UCLA International Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Econ 17:149-65. 2008
    ..Other elements of 'active purchasing' by insurers could further improve outcomes. Rigorous evaluations, based on richer micro-level data, could considerably strengthen the evidence base for service delivery policy in China...
  47. pmc Where did all the aid go? An in-depth analysis of increased health aid flows over the past 10 years
    Paolo Piva
    Health System Governance and Service Delivery, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 87:930-9. 2009
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  48. ncbi Sustained high coverage of insecticide-treated bednets through combined Catch-up and Keep-up strategies
    Mark Grabowsky
    American Red Cross, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:815-22. 2007
    ..We assessed the 3-year effects of a one-time Catch-up campaign followed by clinic-based social marketing for routine Keep-up on ITN coverage and use...
  49. ncbi Systematically reviewing qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform management and policy-making in the health field
    Nicholas Mays
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:6-20. 2005
    ..The choice of approach will be contingent on the aim of the review and nature of the available evidence, and often more than one approach will be required...
  50. ncbi Delivery of preventive services to older adults by primary care physicians
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    JAMA 294:473-81. 2005
    ..Rates of preventive services remain below national goals...
  51. ncbi Integrating HIV clinical services into primary health care in Rwanda: a measure of quantitative effects
    Jessica E Price
    Family Health International, Rwanda Country Office, Kigali, Rwanda
    AIDS Care 21:608-14. 2009
    ..Few data exist that confirm negative or positive synergies on health care provision generally resulting from HIV-dedicated programs...
  52. pmc Timing of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy and the implications of current policy on early uptake in north-east Tanzania
    Katherine Anders
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:79. 2008
    ..This study investigated the timing of delivery of IPTp to pregnant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC), and the potential determinants of timely uptake...
  53. pmc What is "quality improvement" and how can it transform healthcare?
    Paul B Batalden
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:2-3. 2007
  54. ncbi Horizontal equity in utilisation of care and fairness of health financing: a comparison of micro-health insurance and user fees in Rwanda
    Pia Schneider
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 15:19-31. 2006
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  55. ncbi The effect of Web 2.0 on the future of medical practice and education: Darwikinian evolution or folksonomic revolution?
    Rick McLean
    Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:174-7. 2007
    ..The medical community needs to be aware of these technologies and their increasing role in providing health information "any time, any place"...
  56. ncbi Health sector accreditation research: a systematic review
    David Greenfield
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:172-83. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze research into accreditation and accreditation processes...
  57. pmc Patient navigation: an update on the state of the science
    Electra D Paskett
    MarionDivisionComprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:237-49. 2011
    ..As patient navigation programs continue to develop across North America and beyond, further research will be required to determine the efficacy of cancer patient navigation across all aspects of the cancer care continuum...
  58. pmc What research impacts do Australian primary health care researchers expect and achieve?
    Richard L Reed
    Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:40. 2011
    ..This study examines the impact of individual primary health care research projects on policy and practice from the perspective of Chief Investigators (CIs)...
  59. ncbi Scorecards for health system performance assessment: the New Zealand example
    Robin Gauld
    Centre for Health Systems, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Adams Building, Frederick Street, PO Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Health Policy 103:200-8. 2011
    ..To develop a national scorecard for assessing health system performance derived from routine data...
  60. pmc Development of a framework and coding system for modifications and adaptations of evidence-based interventions
    Shannon Wiltsey Stirman
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 8:65. 2013
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  61. ncbi Portugal. Health system review
    Pedro Pita Barros
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Centre for Economic Policy Research, London
    Health Syst Transit 13:1-156. 2011
    ..There is an overall awareness, and concern, about the rise in health care expenditure in Portugal. Most of the reforms that have come into effect have done so too recently to measure any effects at present (January 2011)...
  62. ncbi A population-based analysis of the post-fracture care gap 1996-2008: the situation is not improving
    W D Leslie
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, C5121 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 23:1623-9. 2012
    ..The post-fracture care gap has not narrowed in recent years. Following an initial improvement, rates of medication initiation have actually declined...
  63. ncbi Impact of measles elimination activities on immunization services and health systems: findings from six countries
    P Hanvoravongchai
    Department of Global Health and Development, LSHTM, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 204:S82-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of accelerated measles elimination activities (AMEAs) on immunization services and health systems in 6 countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam...
  64. pmc Measuring health system strengthening: application of the balanced scorecard approach to rank the baseline performance of three rural districts in Zambia
    Wilbroad Mutale
    University of Zambia School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 8:e58650. 2013
    ..There is limited application of this method in middle- and low-income countries. This paper applies the concept of balanced scorecard to describe the baseline status of three intervention districts in Zambia...
  65. ncbi Abolition of user fees: the Uganda paradox
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    WHO Uganda Office, PO Box 24578, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 26:ii41-51. 2011
    ..Out-of-pocket expenditure remains high and mainly affects the poorer population quintiles. A dual system seems to have emerged where wealthier population groups are switching to the private sector...
  66. ncbi Eliciting policymakers' and stakeholders' opinions to help shape health system research priorities in the Middle East and North Africa region
    Fadi El-Jardali
    Department of Health Management and Policy, American University of Beirut, Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Health Policy Plan 25:15-27. 2010
    ..It is hoped that funding agencies and countries will support and align financial and human resources towards addressing the research priorities that have been identified...
  67. pmc Global health philanthropy and institutional relationships: how should conflicts of interest be addressed?
    David Stuckler
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001020. 2011
  68. ncbi A population-based survey using PPE-15: relationship of care aspects to patient satisfaction in Hong Kong
    Eliza L Y Wong
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:390-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to explore the relationship between the experiences of inpatients with specific aspects of care and satisfaction with the hospitalization experience...
  69. pmc Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21797. 2011
    ..Yet many lost patients may have "silently" transferred and deaths shortly after the last clinic visit more likely represent limitations in clinical care rather than access to care after initial linkage...
  70. ncbi Loss to follow-up of stable antiretroviral therapy patients in a decentralized down-referral model of care in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cara O'Connor
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:429-32. 2011
    ..Most patients who were lost to follow-up were lost at the transfer stage between initiation and maintenance sites. Decentralization and nurse management of ART should be prioritized to increase access to and retention in HIV/AIDS care...
  71. pmc Self-monitoring and other non-pharmacological interventions to improve the management of hypertension in primary care: a systematic review
    Liam G Glynn
    National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e476-88. 2010
    ..The optimal way to organise and deliver care to hypertensive patients has not been clearly identified...
  72. pmc Voluntary medical male circumcision: matching demand and supply with quality and efficiency in a high-volume campaign in Iringa Region, Tanzania
    Hally R Mahler
    Jhpiego Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    PLoS Med 8:e1001131. 2011
    ..This case study suggests that a campaign approach can be used to provide high-volume quality VMMC services without compromising client safety, and provides a model for matching supply and demand for VMMC services in other settings...
  73. ncbi A conceptual and analytical approach to comparative analysis of country case studies: HIV and TB control programmes and health systems integration
    Richard Coker
    Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 9 Floor, Anek Prasong Building, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, 420 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Health Policy Plan 25:i21-31. 2010
    ..We illustrate through a preliminary analysis how this framework can be applied to compare the impact of health systems integration and HIV and TB programmes in four countries in South-East Asia that were the subject of cases studies...
  74. ncbi Guidelines for the management of hemophilia
    A Srivastava
    Department of Hematology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Haemophilia 19:e1-47. 2013
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  75. pmc Does contracting of health care in Afghanistan work? Public and service-users' perceptions and experience
    Anne Cockcroft
    CIET Trust Botswana, PO Box 1240, Gaborone, Botswana
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S11. 2011
    ..Community-based information about the public's views and experience of health services is scarce...
  76. pmc Proof of impact and pipeline planning: directions and challenges for social audit in the health sector
    Neil Andersson
    Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Calle Pino, El Roble, Acapulco, Mexico
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S16. 2011
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  77. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  78. ncbi G8 and strengthening of health systems: follow-up to the Toyako summit
    Michael R Reich
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 373:508-15. 2009
    ..The G8 should also implement a yearly review for actions in this area, so that changes in health-system performance can be monitored and better understood...
  79. ncbi Heterogeneity is not always noise: lessons from improvement
    Frank Davidoff
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 302:2580-6. 2009
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  80. pmc Is there an association between PEPFAR funding and improvement in national health indicators in Africa? A retrospective study
    Herbert C Duber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:21. 2010
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  81. ncbi Health and health-care systems in southeast Asia: diversity and transitions
    Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong
    Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand
    Lancet 377:429-37. 2011
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  82. ncbi Strengthening health systems to meet MDGs
    Alaka Singh
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 21:326-8. 2006
  83. ncbi From data to policy: good practices and cautionary tales
    Carla AbouZahr
    Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, 27 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 369:1039-46. 2007
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  84. ncbi Measuring horizontal inequity in Belgian health care using a Gaussian random effects two part count data model
    Tom Van Ourti
    Department of Economics, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Health Econ 13:705-24. 2004
    ..Horizontal equity applies to specialist care in all years, but from 1999 onwards, some evidence (although not statistically significant) of pro-rich inequity is found...
  85. pmc The influences of patient's trust in medical service and attitude towards health policy on patient's overall satisfaction with medical service and sub satisfaction in China
    Liyang Tang
    Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    BMC Public Health 11:472. 2011
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  86. pmc Performance measurement and equity
    Arlene S Bierman
    BMJ 334:1333-4. 2007
  87. pmc Cost effectiveness of facility-based care, home-based care and mobile clinics for provision of antiretroviral therapy in Uganda
    Joseph B Babigumira
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7630, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:963-73. 2009
    ..This analysis supports the implementation of FBC for scale-up and sustainability of ART in Uganda. HBC and MCC would be competitive only if there is increased access, increased adherence or reduced cost...
  88. ncbi Telemedicine/telehealth: an international perspective. The diffusion of telemedicine
    Jim Grigsby
    University of Colorado, USA
    Telemed J E Health 8:79-94. 2002
  89. pmc Health transition in Africa: practical policy proposals for primary care
    D Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Plot 51 59 Nakiwogo Road PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 88:943-8. 2010
    ..Implementing these proposals requires action by national and international alliances in mobilizing the necessary investments for improved health of people in developing countries in Africa undergoing health transition...
  90. ncbi Increasing value: a research agenda for addressing the managerial and organizational challenges facing health care delivery in the United States
    Stephen M Shortell
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:12S-30S. 2004
    ..The specific measurement, analysis, and study design issues involved in under-taking such a research agenda are discussed...
  91. ncbi Addressing telehealth's foremost barrier: provider as initial gatekeeper
    Pamela S Whitten
    Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue University, 100 N University Street, Beering Hall Rm 214, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2098, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:517-21. 2005
    ..However, two separate studies carried out in Michigan that controlled for these barriers point out a more significant initial gatekeeper to the deployment of telehealth, namely providers...
  92. doi The perfect storm of overutilization
    Ezekiel J Emanuel
    Department of Bioethics, Bldg 10, Room 1C118, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    JAMA 299:2789-91. 2008
  93. ncbi Extreme makeover: Transformation of the veterans health care system
    Kenneth W Kizer
    Kizer and Associates, LLC, Rocklin, California 95677, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:313-39. 2009
    ..VA health care is now considered among the best in America, and the VA transformation is viewed as a model for health care reform...
  94. ncbi Factors associated with patient and health care system delay in diagnosis and treatment for TB in sub-Saharan African countries with high burdens of TB and HIV
    Ramona K C Finnie
    University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, TX, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 16:394-411. 2011
    ..To identify factors causing delayed diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis in high tuberculosis (TB)/HIV burden African countries...
  95. ncbi Stroke care delivery before vs after JCAHO stroke center certification
    D Stradling
    Department Neurology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Building 53 Room 203, Orange, CA 92868 4280, USA
    Neurology 68:469-70. 2007
  96. pmc Methodology for optimising location of new primary health care facilities in rural communities: a case study in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Frank Tanser
    The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, PO Box 198, Mtubatuba, 3935, South Africa
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:846-50. 2006
    ..The study aims to test the methodology in a rural community characterised by considerable heterogeneity in population distribution and health care access...
  97. pmc The use of the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) among personnel and students in health care: a review
    Anna M Lindquist
    E Health Institute, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 10:e31. 2008
    ..In Sweden today, despite its leadership role in mobile technologies, PDAs are not commonly used, and there is a lack of suitable functions and software applications...
  98. pmc Sustainable practice change: professionals' experiences with a multisectoral child health promotion programme in Sweden
    Kristina Edvardsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:61. 2011
    ..Initiated in 2005, the programme uses a 'Salutogenesis' approach to support health-promoting activities in health care, social services, and schools...
  99. ncbi Health care of female outpatients in south-central India: comparing public and private sector provision
    Jagdish Bhatia
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:402-9. 2004
    ..However, over-prescription of drugs by private practitioners may be occurring...
  100. ncbi Failing to plan is planning to fail: improving the quality of care with survivorship care plans
    Craig C Earle
    Division of Population Sciences, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5112-6. 2006
    ..This article reviews the elements of the proposed survivorship care plan and discusses areas of research and development needed to make them part of standard oncology practice...
  101. ncbi Mood disorders in the medically ill: scientific review and recommendations
    Dwight L Evans
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:175-89. 2005
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Research Grants84

  1. Transforming PCI Informed Consent into an Evidence-based Decision-making Tool
    John A Spertus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will then estimate the cost-savings associated with more rational BAT use to test the hypothesis that PRISM will improve the cost-effectiveness of PCI. ..
  2. Nebraska/Kansas Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Network
    JULIE MARIE VOSE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The BMT/CTN including our consortium will be the only clinical cooperative group to accomplish this goal. ..
  3. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. Cardiovascular Safety of Combination Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    James S Floyd; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Floyd as a leading investigator in this area. ..
  5. Toward personalized diabetes care: Understanding hypoglycemia in older adults
    KASIA JOANNA LIPSKA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Cardiovascular and Prostatic Safety of Testosterone Therapy in Aging Males
    Stephen K Van Den Eeden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  7. A Risk Management Framework for Identifiability in Genomics Research
    Bradley A Malin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. Using Outcomes Analyses to Inform Implementation of NINDS Clinical Trials
    JAMES FRANCIS BURKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  9. Disorders of Sex Development: Platform for Basic and Translational Research
    ERIC J VILAIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  10. Activity and Exercise Monitoring System (AEMS)
    MARK A FAUCI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose developing a system of software and hardware that will promote the low-cost delivery of these types of programs, as well as provide an important future research platform. ..
  11. Integrative Stress Reduction for Maternal-Child Health
    Larissa G Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Preventing Nosocomial Respiratory Infections: Patient Safety in the ICU
    Elizabeth Lee Daugherty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. Optimizing Maternal-Child Health in Kenya
    ASOK ANTONY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Such studies are a necessary prelude to a larger community-based longitudinal project via a NIH R01 format. 1 ..
  14. Web-based chronic disease dietary self-management program for African Americans
    David Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If feasible with the priority populatin and providers, Phase II offers opportunity for expansion in scope and technology. ..
  15. Effects of Physician Social Networks on Surgical Quality, Safety, and Costs
    John Malcolm Hollingsworth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. End of Life Preferences and Healthcare Resource Use in Heart Failure Patients
    SHANNON DUNLAY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  17. A Medical Home Pilot Evaluation: A Model for Comparative Effectiveness Research
    KIM DUNN DUNN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Fourth, we will have a data set to compare safety net and private patients, treatments, and effectiveness to be used for comparative effectiveness research in community settings ..
  18. Cystic Fibrosis as a Model of Health Care Transition for Chronically Ill Youth
    Gregory S Sawicki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, this work may serve as a model for the study of health care transition for other populations of young adults with chronic medical conditions of childhood onset. ..
  19. Determinants of Human Longevity and Healthy Aging
    S Michal Jazwinski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed studies have important implications for aging, musculoskeletal and infectious diseases, as well as diabetes and mental health. ..
  20. Multi-institutional Consortium for CER in Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
    JOE VANDIVER SELBY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will be used to generate ongoing information on the occurrence, treatments and outcomes of diabetes and to conduct 2 studies of approaches to treating and preventing this condition. ..
  21. A Cohort Study of Sessile Serrated Polyps and Subsequent Colorectal Neoplasia
    Polly A Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  22. Social Game to Improve Hearing Health Care Outcomes
    BRUNO KAJIYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Innovation: research on social game-based interventions is an unexplored field. NC is one of the first Facebook social games for NIHL prevention (if not the first). ..
  23. Conjoint analysis to measure physician discrimination toward African Americans
    Sarah Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results of the R03 will contribute to the growing literatre on physicians'discrimination toward African Americans in recommending colorectal cancer screenings. ..
  24. Decreasing Bioburden to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections and Readmissions
    Susan S Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..effectivenes research that quickly and efficiently addresses critical management questions by embedding research into the usual delivery of health care, and using the organizational and informatics strengths of a large hospital system.
  25. Wireless Cardiorespiratory Monitor for Neonates
    MICHAEL JOHN SCIARRA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..monitor that uses no electrodes such as the one proposed could have far reaching effects in the overall delivery of health care quality and cost when monitoring infants in the NICU as well as step down, lower level care units and in ..
  26. Reducing Disparities in Access to Hearing Healthcare on the U.S.-Mexico Border
    NICOLE L MARRONE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Validation of an Antibody Test for Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer
    Michael A Tainsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  28. Disparities in Pediatric Trauma Outcomes: Context, Access and Quality of Care
    Nancy Ewen Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  29. Multi-source clinical Question Answering system
    Guergana Savova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. PREDICTIVE MODELING IN LUNG CANCER
    Varun Puri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The career objective of the proposal is to develop the candidate into an independent investigator, who can implement modeling approaches to assess the impact of interventions on clinical care in oncology. ..
  31. Mentored Scholars Program for Translational Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Carrie L Byington; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This training and program will increase the U.S. capacity to perform research designed to put science to work for the benefit of health care reform and to improve the health outcomes of all Americans. ..
  32. Comparative Effectiveness in Genomic Medicine
    Katrina Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (Provided by the applicant): Advances in genomics have the potential to improve the delivery of health care by targeting interventions to individuals who will receive the greatest benefit and experience the lowest risk of ..
  33. CMR-IMPACT
    CHADWICK DAVID MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  34. Promoting Functional Communication Abilities in Aphasia with Virtual Reality
    Nadine Martin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results of these studies have the potential to develop a virtual clinician- human interaction system that can be used independently by people with aphasia to practice and improve functional communication skills. ..
  35. Comparative Effectiveness in Genomic Medicine
    Katrina Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (Provided by the applicant): Advances in genomics have the potential to improve the delivery of health care by targeting interventions to individuals who will receive the greatest benefit and experience the lowest risk of ..
  36. Pain, Depression and Alcohol Use in Later Life
    Penny Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This information should encourage health care providers to better integrate pain assessment and treatment with more detailed alcohol screening in the delivery of health care to older patients.
  37. SGIM PCMH Research Conference 2
    Gary E Rosenthal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..1 ..
  38. Prevention of Adult Caries Study (PACS) Data Coordinating Center
    WILLIAM MARION VOLLMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  39. MENTORS Project: Models of Educational Networking To Optimize Rural Science
    ROBIN S FUCHS YOUNG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  40. ENABLING ADVANCE DIRECTIVE COMPLETION BY RURAL ALABAMA VETERANS: A PILOT STUDY
    ANN MAHANEY-PRICE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It provides important information needed to plan a full study of the effectiveness of a specific Nurse-Supported Advance Care Planning Intervention to facilitate Advance Directive completion by rural Alabama Veterans. ..
  41. University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science
    JOHN LEWIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The UMCCTS will provide robust pilot grant programs, comprehensive education and career development programs, and innovative core facilities to support and nurture clinical investigators. ..
  42. A Comparative History of Twentieth-Century Catholic Hospitals
    Barbra Mann Wall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will provide a complex illustration of what it means for institutions to encounter drastic change and emerge with a new vision and community purpose. ..
  43. Computerized Assessment by Remote Examiner System (CARES)
    JAMES P O'HALLORAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The need to provide otherwise unavailable mental health services to these patients is a pressing disparity that the current project hopes to address. ..
  44. Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Relation to Tricyclic Antidepressant Use
    Jessica Chubak; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Because TCAs continue to be widely used, and because of the etiologic heterogeneity across subtypes in this common class of cancers, an assessment of NHL incidence in TCA users represents an important undertaking. ..
  45. A Layered, Multi-Agent System To Facilitate Healthcare Team Processes
    ROBERTO JAVIER NICOLALDE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These improvements will reduce the time from decision-to-incision in Emergency Cesarean Delivery and reduce the likelihood of mishaps resulting in patient (mother and fetus) morbidity and mortality. ..
  46. A Pilot Study for Integrating Facility Information with Healthcare Information to
    CHINEMELU J ANUMBA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This approach involves developing an overall systems perspective that includes the link between medical information and the whole facility information with content-aware buildings as the main goal. ..
  47. Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a Referral
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help us better understand patients who are "falling through the cracks" despite full access to integrated health care, and allow healthcare delivery systems to modify their programs to better serve their membership. ..
  48. Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
    Paul A Romitti; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..needed to characterize the occurrence of this disorder and its complications and to evaluate methods of delivery of health care, specific medical and surgical interventions and psychosocial impact for affected individuals and their ..
  49. Understanding variation in treatment intensity of poor prognosis cancers
    Sandra L Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..interests are reflected in the Specific Aims of this proposal: (1) to characterize variation in the delivery of health care at the health system level, (2) to identify determinants of variation, and (3) to understand the ..
  50. Tele-ICU and hospital-associated infection rates
    Lesly Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Defining Interoperability Standards for PRO Assessments
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Significant efforts have been spent in defining other types of medical data by various standards organizations, providing many technical precedents that can guide our standards development efforts and mitigate technical risks. ..
  52. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  53. Comparative Risk of Endometrial Cancer from Ablation Versus Medical Management
    BRIAN LESLIE STROM; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will help women make informed decisions regarding their treatment options for abnormal menstrual bleeding, and help physicians make proper guidelines and recommendations for cancer monitoring and treatment. ..
  54. Commonly Used Medications and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Recurrence
    Jessica Chubak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results from this clinically relevant, high-impact study will help CRC survivors and their providers make evidence-based decisions about how to manage chronic conditions. ..
  55. Heart Failure Readmissions in Older Adults: A systems Perspective
    LEORA HORWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. Psychological and Neural Mechanisms of Pain Valuation
    Tal Yarkoni; Fiscal Year: 2012
    Efficient delivery of health care services depends on people's ability to accurately assess the severity of their pain and seek medical care promptly when it is needed...
  57. ED Visits and Hospitalizations for Preventable Conditions: Determinants and Costs
    Sophia Terp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  58. Drug Abuse Trajectories in the Transition to Adulthood: Risk Factors and Outcomes
    Amelia M Arria; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..it has great potential for elucidating targets for drug abuse prevention in particular, and the delivery of health care services in general for young adults...
  59. Programatic-Strengthening Medical Education for Improved Health Outcomes in Kenya
    JAMES NJOGU KIARIE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  60. Secondary Bacteremia in Patients with Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
    LAURIE JEAN CONWAY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  61. Reducing Health Systems Costs through a Patient-activation RCT
    Peter A Muennig; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  62. University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science
    KATHERINE F LUZURIAGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The UMCCTS will provide robust pilot grant programs, comprehensive education and career development programs, and innovative core facilities to support and nurture clinical investigators. ..
  63. Selenium Coated Dialysis Catheters for Reduced Biofilm Formation
    Eric Tobin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The technology would have immediate application for Spire's existing chronic hemodialysis catheter line. ..
  64. Statewide Implementation of Guidelines to Control MRSA
    Loreen Herwaldt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  65. 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Translating Research into Clinical P
    Deborah Gold; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  66. Images of Medical Women in the United States, 1860-1920
    FREDERICK WEGENER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. Internet Utilization for Rural Health Clinics in Indiana
    SHAWNA GIRGIS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..information knowledge resources to staff and clients, and develop the foundation for coordinating the delivery of health care services among agencies in the county...
  68. Transfer of a Novel Pediatric Simulation Program
    Louis Halamek; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  69. BRIN Western Region Infonet
    Gwen Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The states in the Western BRIN region are not equipped with state-of-the art network infrastructure, and the establishment of the Western BRIN InfoNet will bring the western region on par with its peers. ..
  70. CEA AND MANAGED CARE: MAINTAINING HEALTH OF POPULATIONS
    Mark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  71. Transparency and Disclosure: A National Standard
    GAYE FORTNER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The essence of the meeting will be recorded and disseminated on the Healthcare 21 web site. A model for implementation will be produced and distributed through NBCH. ..
  72. Regional Approach for THQIT in Rural Settings - Impleme*
    FRANCIS RICHARDS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accomplishing the goals of this proposal will mean more effective triage in rural emergency departments, better informed clinicians and better coordination and higher quality of care. ..
  73. TESTING A GAPN CARE MODEL FOR ELDERS WITH HIP FRACTURE
    Kathleen Krichbaum; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  74. Testing Evaluation Metrics for Interface Terminologies
    SAMUEL ROSENBLOOM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through this mentored study period, the Principal Investigator will develop research skills and experience to achieve the goal of becoming an independent researcher. ..
  75. Health Literacy Small Conference Support Grant
    Michael Villaire; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Information obtained in this conference will help healthcare providers and educators to effect systemic changes within their sphere of practice, and result in empowered patients and caregivers. ..
  76. Transfer of Children to Level I Pediatric Intensive Care Units
    FOLAFOLUWA ODETOLA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  77. Provider Cultural Competence and Patient Outcomes
    Kathryn Paez; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  78. A Strategy for Developing and Institutionalizing Global Health Programs at Northw
    Robert L Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  79. Appalachian Medical Digital Library Internet Access
    ALFRED PHELEY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Evaluative methods will be utilized to measure user satisfaction and perceived improvements in rural healthcare delivery based upon the increased use and access to this technology. ..
  80. Improving Quality Care for Children with Special Needs:*
    CARMEN LOZZIO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. Selenium Coated Dialysis Catheters for Reduced Biofilm Formation
    Eric Tobin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  82. A model for effective communications to improve inpatient ambulatory transitions
    Julie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  83. CUMC Community-Oriented Primary Care Research Endowment
    Cam Enarson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  84. ARH Plan for Clinical Standards Platform
    POLLY BENTLEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..