health facility closure

Summary

Summary: The closing of any health facility, e.g., health centers, residential facilities, and hospitals.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : part I: overview and current conditions
    Jeffrey L Geller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:251-71. 2006
  2. ncbi Forty years of deinstitutionalization of psychiatric services in Canada: an empirical assessment
    Patricia Sealy
    Chelsey Park Long Term Care, London, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:249-57. 2004
  3. ncbi Health care in crisis
    Donald J Palmisano
    American Medical Association, 515 North State St, Chicago, Ill 60610, USA
    Circulation 109:2933-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Community perception of rural hospital conversion/closure: re-conceptualising as a critical incident
    Pammla M Petrucka
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 11:249-53. 2003
  5. ncbi "If you want to sit on your butts you'll get nothing!" Community activism in response to threats of rural hospital closure in southern New Zealand
    Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Health Place 9:59-71. 2003
  6. ncbi Impact of rural hospital closures in Saskatchewan, Canada
    L Liu
    Health Services Utilization and Research Commission HSURC, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 52:1793-804. 2001
  7. ncbi Hospitals. Portrait of a failure
    Ken Terry
    Med Econ 82:26-30. 2005
  8. ncbi Consolidations and closures: an empirical analysis of exits from the hospital industry
    Teresa D Harrison
    Department of Economics, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Health Econ 16:457-74. 2007
  9. ncbi Treatment quality as a crucial issue in the process of closing Como Mental Hospital
    A Mastroeni
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 105:1168-74. 2003
  10. ncbi Motor city blues
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 77:56-60, 62, 2. 2003

Research Grants

  1. NETWORK ANALYSIS OF COMPETITION IN HOSPITAL MARKETS
    Min Woong Sohn; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. HOSPITAL CLOSURES AND MEDICARE MULTIPLE ADM PATIENTS
    Susan DesHarnais; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. GRAVITY MODEL ANALYSIS OF HOSPITAL PATIENT FLOWS
    John Lowe; Fiscal Year: 1991
  4. Hospital Closure and Healthcare Quality
    Derek DeLia; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A Decade
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The premature demise of public child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds : part I: overview and current conditions
    Jeffrey L Geller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:251-71. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Forty years of deinstitutionalization of psychiatric services in Canada: an empirical assessment
    Patricia Sealy
    Chelsey Park Long Term Care, London, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:249-57. 2004
    ..To empirically analyze the implementation of the policy of deinstitutionalization of psychiatric services over a 40-year period...
  3. ncbi Health care in crisis
    Donald J Palmisano
    American Medical Association, 515 North State St, Chicago, Ill 60610, USA
    Circulation 109:2933-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Community perception of rural hospital conversion/closure: re-conceptualising as a critical incident
    Pammla M Petrucka
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 11:249-53. 2003
    ..Some researchers suggest hospital conversion/closure is a devastating event in the life of rural communities, yielding long-lasting medical, economic and psychological consequences...
  5. ncbi "If you want to sit on your butts you'll get nothing!" Community activism in response to threats of rural hospital closure in southern New Zealand
    Ross Barnett
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Health Place 9:59-71. 2003
    ..Given the common political and economic context, these local factors proved important in determining which communities successfully retained hospital services...
  6. ncbi Impact of rural hospital closures in Saskatchewan, Canada
    L Liu
    Health Services Utilization and Research Commission HSURC, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 52:1793-804. 2001
    ..It requires creative approaches to the provision of primary care, good emergency services, and good communication with the public on the intent and outcomes of change...
  7. ncbi Hospitals. Portrait of a failure
    Ken Terry
    Med Econ 82:26-30. 2005
  8. ncbi Consolidations and closures: an empirical analysis of exits from the hospital industry
    Teresa D Harrison
    Department of Economics, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Health Econ 16:457-74. 2007
    ..Thus, increased market power, relative to cost reductions, appears to play a larger role in the merger decision. Our results also provide insight into possible correlations between mergers and closures...
  9. ncbi Treatment quality as a crucial issue in the process of closing Como Mental Hospital
    A Mastroeni
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 105:1168-74. 2003
  10. ncbi Motor city blues
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 77:56-60, 62, 2. 2003
    ..With its safety net hospital in peril, Detroit had a choice: fundamentally reform its public health system or watch it collapse. Cities nationwide face a similar dilemma...
  11. ncbi Mental health for persons with intellectual disability in the post-deinstitutionalization era: experiences from British Columbia
    Robin Friedlander
    Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:275-80. 2006
    ..This paper documents the delivery of mental health care in BC for this population and contrasts the dream versus the reality of community living for people with dual diagnosis (mental illness coupled with an intellectual disability)...
  12. ncbi The effect of urban hospital closure on markets
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 19 Hagood Road, P O Box 250807, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Health Econ 22:691-712. 2003
    ..Overall, we estimate that costs per adjusted admission declined by 2-4% for all patients and about 6-8% for patients who would have been treated at the closed hospital...
  13. ncbi Louisiana's second chance
    Howard Larkin
    Hosp Health Netw 81:54-6, 58, 60 passim. 2007
    ..As devastating as Hurricane Katrina was, it provided a unique opportunity for Louisiana to reform its antiquated health care system...
  14. ncbi Deinstitutionalization and mortality: findings of a controlled research design in New Jersey
    Paul Lerman
    Developmental Disabilities Planning Institute, Center for Architecture and Building Science Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Center for Architecture and Building Science Research, 323 Martin Luther King Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Ment Retard 41:225-36. 2003
    ..Adding mover/stayer status and community/institutional placement to the analyses did not enhance the model. Nursing home placements emerged as a postclosure risk variable...
  15. ncbi [The reformation of psychiatry was only a modernization]
    Sebastian Stierl
    Psychiatr Prax 34:215-7. 2007
  16. ncbi Antecedents of hospital ownership conversions, mergers, and closures
    Frank A Sloan
    Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Inquiry 40:39-56. 2003
    ..By contrast, conversions from for-profit ownership occur quickly following declines in margins. Many mergers seem motivated by a desire to increase market power--a consideration not evident for conversions...
  17. ncbi Discharges of patients from public psychiatric hospitals in Italy between 1994 and 2000
    Barbara D'Avanzo
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry, Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:27-34. 2003
    ..Psychiatric hospitals in Italy had to be closed under a law dated 1994...
  18. ncbi Nursing home closures: effects on capacity and reasons for closure
    Ann Netten
    Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF, UK
    Age Ageing 32:332-7. 2003
    ..to identify the rate of closure of nursing homes for older people, the types of homes closing and the reasons for closure...
  19. doi What happens when a hospital closes it's emergency department: our experience
    Anne Mitchell
    Emergency Department, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa, AZ 85206, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 34:126-9. 2008
  20. pmc Market entry and exit in long-term care: 1985-2000
    Kathleen Dalton
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:17-32. 2002
    ..County-level reduction in the number of SNFs was not associated with low income or other sociodemographic risk factors...
  21. ncbi The ED picture today
    Robert Lowes
    Med Econ 80:15. 2003
  22. ncbi Physician specialty practices. Strategic survival for rural hospitals
    Ronald Deprez
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:76-80. 2004
    ..Rural hospital financial performance can be boosted by implementing a model for providing greater access to specialty care. Each of these models has its own unique financial implications and advantages for rural hospitals...
  23. ncbi Mental illness and community care: a case for research
    Bill Whitfield
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 12:1363. 2006
  24. ncbi Health insurance, the uninsured, and hospitals: collision course
    Emily Friedman
    Boston University, School of Public Health, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 21:3-15. 2005
    ..The question is whether American hospitals have the will and the ability to stave off an impending disaster...
  25. ncbi Does service diversification enhance organizational survival?: Evidence from the private substance abuse treatment system
    Hannah K Knudsen
    Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, Institute for Behavioral Research, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 32:241-52. 2005
    ..There was a positive association between closure and offering an inpatient psychiatric program. These findings suggest that there may be strategic benefits in expanding services to meet the needs of diverse clientele...
  26. ncbi Chain reaction: an exploratory study of nursing home bankruptcy in California
    Martin Kitchener
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 17:19-35. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that, rather than facility characteristics and local market factors, strategic decisions taken at the corporate (chain) level are the major determinants of nursing facility bankruptcy status...
  27. ncbi Modeling patient flows using a queuing network with blocking
    Naoru Koizumi
    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 278 Towne Building, 200 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 8:49-60. 2005
    ..Thus removal of such facility-specific bottlenecks may be the most efficient way to reduce congestion in the system as a whole...
  28. ncbi No room in the ER
    Kim Kiser
    Minn Med 88:9-11. 2005
  29. ncbi Changing demand for mental health services in the emergency department of a public hospital
    Ross Kalucy
    Department of Psychiatry, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:74-80. 2005
    ..This study describes changing patterns of attendances by patients with mental health problems to the emergency department (ED) of a public teaching hospital in Adelaide, South Australia...
  30. ncbi Avoiding extinction: successful private psychiatric hospitals in the opening decade of the twenty-first century
    Jeffrey L Geller
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:189-201. 2006
    ..A case example is provided for each adaptation: Sheppard Pratt Health System (Baltimore) for the former; Austen Riggs Center (Stockbridge, Massachusetts) for the latter...
  31. ncbi Access to hospitals in the wake of terrorism: challenges and needs for maintaining public confidence
    Thomas May
    Center for the Study of Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 4:67-71. 2006
    ..Importantly, these challenges are related to features of terrorist events that distinguish such events from circumstances of "normal" surge that might result in, for example, closure of emergency rooms...
  32. ncbi Emergency department capacity and access in California, 1990-2001: an economic analysis
    Glenn A Melnick
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Supporting economic analyses show that EDs are sustainable since they generate a sizable and growing portion of inpatient admissions, which contribute to overall economic viability...
  33. ncbi Restring the safety net. Incremental changes aren't enough; a new system of care is needed
    Thomas Chapman
    HSC Foundation, Washington, USA
    Mod Healthc 34:22. 2004
  34. pmc Veterans' health care
    George McAnanama
    Am J Public Health 94:519. 2004
  35. ncbi Inpatient psychiatric treatment: should we revive a shrinking system?
    Kathleen R Delaney
    College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:242-4. 2006
  36. ncbi Hospital and emergency department crowding in the United States
    Robert W Schafermeyer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:22-7. 2003
    ..In order to achieve any of these changes in policy over the long term, advocates for reform must aggressively pursue them today...
  37. ncbi Community mental health nursing: keeping pace with care delivery?
    Julie Henderson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Science, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:162-70. 2008
    ..These issues, along with difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff, have led to the intensification of community mental health work and a crisis response to care with less time for targeted interventions...
  38. ncbi Security in the wake of change
    Glenn Palmiere
    G Pierce Wood Memorial Hospital, Arcadia, FL, USA
    Health Manag Technol 23:26, 28, 31. 2002
  39. ncbi [On the death of Caspar Kulenkampff]
    Manfred Bauer
    Psychiatr Prax 29:173-4. 2002
  40. ncbi State mental hospitals and their host communities: the origins of hostile public reactions
    Nancy Wolff
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:304-17. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the best way to improve relations between hospitals and their host communities is for hospitals to behave like "good" neighbors...
  41. ncbi Mental health system reform: a multi country comparison
    Wes Shera
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 35:547-75. 2002
    ..This analysis provides an opportunity to explore similarities and differences in mental system reform and in particular identify the challenges for social work in the field of mental health in the 21st century...
  42. ncbi Trends in the use and capacity of California's emergency departments, 1990-1999
    Susan Lambe
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
    Ann Emerg Med 39:389-96. 2002
    ..Data supporting perceptions of inadequate capacity are sparse and conflicting. We describe changes in the use and capacity of California's EDs between 1990 and 1999, as well as trends in severity of patient illness or injury...
  43. ncbi Should you close your waiting room? Addressing ED overcrowding through education and staff-based participatory research
    Paula Tanabe
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 34:285-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this project was to develop operational criteria to "close the ED waiting room"...
  44. pmc Future financial viability of rural hospitals
    Jeffrey Stensland
    University of Minnesota
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:175-88. 2002
    ..The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Program is expected to prevent reductions in inpatient and outpatient prospective payments from causing an increase in rural hospital closures...
  45. ncbi Overcrowding and fiscal pressures in emergency medicine
    Steven R Eastaugh
    Department of Health Services Management and Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, D C, USA
    Hosp Top 80:7-11. 2002
    ..Emergency departments are much more than the nation's last line of defense for the medically indigent; they are the frontline caregivers to all of us, providing care during our most vulnerable times: emergencies and disasters...
  46. ncbi Examining closure rates of rural hospitals: an assessment of a strategic taxonomy
    M Drain
    Office of Institutional Research, Houston Community College System, Houston, Texas, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 26:27-51. 2001
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  47. ncbi Community integration and statewide systems change: qualitative evaluation research in community life and disability
    Julie Ann Racino
    Community and Policy Studies, Rome, New York, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 14:1-25. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi A crisis in adolescent psych
    Richard Haugh
    Hosp Health Netw 77:38-41, 1. 2003
    ..Hospitals that still offer inpatient psychiatric beds are often full, with long waiting lists. So who fills the breach? The hospital emergency department...
  49. ncbi Hospital utilization, efficiency and access to care during and shortly after restructuring acute care in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Brendan Barrett
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:31-7. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi The future pattern of psychiatric provision in England
    D Goldberg
    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 249:123-7. 1999
    ..Future changes to the way in which the National Health Service is funded--with resource being allocated by groups of general practitioners--make it likely that there will be a shift of resources towards primary care services...
  51. ncbi Organizational diversification in the American hospital
    T S Snail
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:417-53. 1998
    ..Hospital diversification into related services improved short-term financial performance over unrelated diversification, although long-term performance was similar...
  52. ncbi Factors associated with hospital bankruptcies: a political and economic framework
    Amy Yarbrough Landry
    Department of Health Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Manag 54:252-71; discussion 271-2. 2009
    ..Common nonfinancial factors associated with hospital bankruptcies include mismanagement, increased competition, and reimbursement changes...
  53. ncbi Current status and perceived needs of information technology in Critical Access Hospitals: a survey study
    George Demiris
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Inform Prim Care 15:45-51. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates that IT applications have to be customised to address the needs and infrastructure of the rural settings in order to be accepted and properly utilised...
  54. ncbi Health care provider outcomes during and shortly after acute care restructuring in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Christine Way
    School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:58-67. 2005
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  55. ncbi Deinstitutionalization in intellectual disabilities
    Julie Beadle-Brown
    Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:437-42. 2007
    ..This review explores recent literature on deinstitutionalization and intellectual disabilities and focuses on papers published in academic journals mainly during 2006...
  56. ncbi Legitimacy of hospital reconfiguration: the controversial downsizing of Kidderminster hospital
    Eivor Oborn
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:11-8. 2008
    ..This paper examines the contested organizational legitimacy of hospital reconfiguration, which continues to be a central issue in health care management...
  57. ncbi Understanding the role of contextual influences on local health-care decision making: case study results from Ontario, Canada
    J Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 53:777-93. 2001
    ....
  58. ncbi [Closure of major aorto-pulmonary collateral artery with the Amplatzer vascular plug in an infant with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect - a difficult therapeutic problem]
    Małgorzata Pawelec-Wojtalik
    Katedra Pediatrii, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Poznaniu
    Kardiol Pol 67:420-3. 2009
    ..On the 66th day of infant life (by that time the patient weighted 3 kg), another procedure with the Amplatzer vascular plug was performed. This procedure was successful. After a few days the infant was discharged from hospital...
  59. ncbi The Sasagawa project: a model for deinstitutionalisation in Japan
    Masafumi Mizuno
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Japan
    Keio J Med 54:95-101. 2005
    ..This project might be a useful model for effecting and monitoring transition from hospital to community care in Japan and other countries where such changes have been proposed...
  60. ncbi Service use and costs of supporting the most socially disabled patients in a hospital reprovision programme. A two-hospital comparison
    Paul McCrone
    P024 Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Health Services Research Dept, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:656-61. 2006
    ..This paper compares service use and costs of difficult-to-place patients from two UK hospitals (Friern and Warley) and identifies predictors of cost. One of these hospitals (Warley) provided a more intensive programme of rehabilitation...
  61. ncbi People with an intellectual disability living in an intentional community
    M Randell
    School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, England
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:716-26. 2009
    ..This paper reports the results of research that explores the perceptions of people with an ID living in an intentional community and the meaning of their community to them...
  62. ncbi Scale and scope efficiencies through hospital consolidations
    Colin Preyra
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    J Health Econ 25:1049-68. 2006
    ..Furthermore, these gains may not have been detected using standard approaches in the literature...
  63. ncbi Evaluation of a special rehabilitation programme for patients who are difficult to place
    Julian Leff
    TAPS, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, 69 Fleet Road, London NW3 1QU, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:532-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a rehabilitation programme specially designed for difficult-to-place patients in a psychiatric hospital undergoing closure...
  64. ncbi Experiences of nurses in transition after hospital closure
    Launette Woolforde
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Institute for Nursing, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 41:294-5. 2010
    ..This column addresses themes uncovered by nurse educators who interacted with a group of nurses hired by a large health system in New York after the hospital they worked for closed...
  65. ncbi Factors associated with antipsychotic drug use in residential care: changes between 1990 and 1997
    James Lindesay
    Division of Psychiatry for the Elderly, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:511-9. 2003
    ..There is limited information from population-based studies about the rates of antipsychotic drug use in residential and nursing homes in the UK, and associated adverse effects...
  66. pmc Increased patient delays in care after the closure of Martin Luther King Hospital: implications for monitoring health system changes
    Kara Odom Walker
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:356-60. 2011
    ..Using community-based participatory research methods, we explored the impact of hospital closure among late middle aged and elderly racial/ethnic minorities in South Los Angeles...
  67. ncbi Response to the sudden closure of St. Vincent's Hospital: learning from a real, no-notice, prolonged surge event
    Amesh A Adalja
    Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:153-61. 2011
    ..Novel operating methods used in response to this surge event offer practical and broadly applicable principles that might improve medical surge management in other hospitals...
  68. ncbi Predictors of mortality following involuntary interinstitutional relocation
    Ann Laughlin
    School of Nursing, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:20-6; quiz 28-9. 2007
    ..A Cox regression model demonstrated that the only variable to achieve significance in predicting mortality was the relocation itself. Research must evaluate strategies that will reduce the negative effects of involuntary relocation...
  69. pmc Effect of closure of a local safety-net hospital on primary care physicians' perceptions of their role in patient care
    Kara Odom Walker
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:496-503. 2011
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  70. ncbi Lessons drawn from the critique of the Hissom closure evaluation
    Glenn T Fujiura
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, 60608, USA
    Ment Retard 44:372-5. 2006
  71. ncbi Impact of the closure of a large urban medical center: a qualitative assessment (part I)
    Diana Romero
    CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, Room 542, New York, NY 10035, USA
    J Community Health 37:982-94. 2012
    ..Coordinated efforts to provide the community with information about health and social services in the area will respond to a clear need while reducing some of the complexity encountered with utilizing local health care services...
  72. ncbi Market. When F is for failure
    Laura Donnelly
    Health Serv J 115:14-5. 2005
  73. ncbi Measuring up. N. Y. execs concerned that rating system is a 'hit list'
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 35:12. 2005
  74. ncbi Deinstitutionalization in Europe: two recent examples from Germany and Hungary
    Gusztáv Stubnya
    Semmelweis University, Ullöi street 26 HUN 1085 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Danub 22:406-12. 2010
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  75. ncbi Fewer hospitals close doors in '01
    Mary Chris Jaklevic
    Mod Healthc 32:22. 2002
  76. ncbi Elderly people must not be forgotten
    Chris Jones
    Br J Nurs 12:208. 2003
  77. ncbi Recycling former psychiatric hospitals in New Zealand: echoes of deinstitutionalisation and restructuring
    Alun E Joseph
    Department of Geography, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Health Place 15:79-87. 2009
    ..While this stigmatising is attributable in the first instance to deinstitutionalisation, the evidence suggests strongly that it was co-opted and exploited by the forces of restructuring...
  78. pmc Hospital closures: the great taboo
    Nick Timmins
    BMJ 335:535. 2007
  79. ncbi GPs' commissioning saves hospital
    Graham Clewes
    Health Serv J 116:12. 2006
  80. pmc Factors associated with increasing nursing home closures
    Nicholas G Castle
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1088-109. 2009
    ..We determine the rate of nursing home closures for 7 years (1999-2005) and examine internal (e.g., quality), organizational (e.g., chain membership), and external (e.g., competition) factors associated with these closures...
  81. ncbi Future of the RCVS library
    Don Haxby
    Vet Rec 150:584. 2002
  82. ncbi Collision course: the privatization of graduate medical education at one university
    Stephen K Klasko
    College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Acad Med 82:238-44. 2007
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  83. ncbi Extreme planning. Experts say New York's plan to restructure its healthcare system may prompt other states to consider doing the same
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 36:6-7, 16, 1. 2006
    ..David Sandman, left, the executive director of the commission, says New York needs "to spend smarter and obtain better value...
  84. ncbi Hospital-based and freestanding skilled nursing facilities: any cause for differential Medicare payments?
    Korbin Liu
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 40:94-104. 2003
    ..We examine case mix-related and other factors behind the cost differences between hospital-based and freestanding SNFs. Some payment adjustment, notably for nontherapy ancillary services, may be reasonable for the short term...
  85. ncbi Use of DNA fingerprinting in decision making for considering closure of neonatal intensive care units because of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bloodstream infections
    Gordon E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:110-4. 2004
    ..We utilized molecular fingerprinting to identify the source of bloodstream infections in an NICU and used this information to apply infection control measures that allowed the nursery to stay open and continue to accept referrals...
  86. ncbi [Decrease in hospital admissions due to cardiovascular diseases]
    J E Roeters van Lennep
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Hartziekten, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:7-9. 2004
    ..There are many factors, other than the closure of hospital beds, which could explain the observed decline in the number of admissions due to cardiovascular disease...
  87. ncbi Protests mark threatened closure of medical school
    Alison Abbott
    Nature 415:247. 2002
  88. ncbi HSJ campaign. Dereliction of duty
    Daloni Carlisle
    Health Serv J 113:12-5. 2003
  89. ncbi Renovate or replace?
    Dale Knutson
    Health Estate 56:32. 2002
    ..From a medical/research perspective, the location adjacent to the university was and still remains invaluable...
  90. ncbi The geography of belonging: the experience of birthing at home for First Nations women
    Jude Kornelsen
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Canada Centre for Rural Health Research, 530 1501 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J4Z6, Canada
    Health Place 16:638-45. 2010
    ....
  91. doi Consultation liaison psychiatry in Greece
    Athanassios Douzenis
    Second Psychiatry Department, Athens University Medical School, A Hikon Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Psychosom Res 64:457-8. 2008
  92. ncbi [First assessment of Care Choice Halland: health centers keeping to ethics are threatened by closure]
    Johan Grafström
    Kungsbacka vårdcentral
    Lakartidningen 105:1502-3. 2008
  93. ncbi Just fading away? The closing of Walter Reed
    Howard Markel
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1764-6. 2005
  94. ncbi Initial management of hospital evacuations caused by Hurricane Rita: a systematic investigation
    Erin L Downey
    US Department of State, Office of the Geographer and Global Issues, Washington, DC, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:257-63. 2013
    ..Hurricanes remain a major threat to hospitals throughout the world. The authors attempted to identify the planning areas that impact hospital management of evacuations and the challenges faced when sheltering-in-place...
  95. ncbi Discarding the crown jewel
    William D Morain
    Ann Plast Surg 56:104-5. 2006
  96. ncbi [Alphonse Laveran Military Hospital No. 303 of Constantine. Evocation and testimony]
    Pierre Lefebvre
    Bull Acad Natl Med 191:1309-15. 2007
  97. ncbi Closing doors, saving services
    Margaret P Price
    Insight Health Partners LLC, St Petersburg, Fla, USA
    Trustee 64:6-7, 1. 2011
    ..After ending inpatient care, a hospital recommits to its community...
  98. ncbi ALARA considerations for the whole body neutron irradiation facility source removal project at Brookhaven National Laboratory
    Patrick T Sullivan
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, PO Box 5000, Building 860, Upton, NY 11973, USA
    Health Phys 90:S18-23. 2006
    ..The planning and the administrative as well as engineering controls put in place enabled personnel to safely remove and encapsulate the sources while keeping exposure as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA)...
  99. ncbi Regulation. N.Y. takes stock
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 80:22, 24, 26. 2006
  100. ncbi The dual roles of rural midwives: the potential for role conflict and impact on retention
    Karen Yates
    Department of Regional Maternity Services, Cairns Base Hospital, PO Box 902, Cairns, QId 4870, Australia
    Collegian 18:107-13. 2011
    ..In particular, the paper links the concepts of Role Theory to the requirement for midwives to work in dual roles and the potential for role stress to develop...
  101. ncbi Calif. ordered to close 1, open 1
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 35:12. 2005

Research Grants31

  1. NETWORK ANALYSIS OF COMPETITION IN HOSPITAL MARKETS
    Min Woong Sohn; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  2. HOSPITAL CLOSURES AND MEDICARE MULTIPLE ADM PATIENTS
    Susan DesHarnais; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..A measure of outcome of care within six months of admission: Risk-adjusted readmission rates is also used...
  3. GRAVITY MODEL ANALYSIS OF HOSPITAL PATIENT FLOWS
    John Lowe; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Selected public policies, e.g. public hospital bed relocations and hospital subsidies, that could affect future patient flows also will be evaluated...
  4. Hospital Closure and Healthcare Quality
    Derek DeLia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A Decade
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  11. Mental Health Services /Criminal Justice Research Center
    Nancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National Perspective
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This knowledge can provide the scientific base for public health and treatment system interventions to mitigate the devastating negative effects of stigma on the lives of persons with SMI. ..
  13. Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness Stigma
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This final stage creates a composite of negative and positive TV images of MI based on information collected in I, II and III to develop and carry out a pre- and post-test experimental design/analysis (N=120). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Mental Health & Criminal Justice Post-doctoral Training
    Nancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  16. A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department Patients
    Paula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
  17. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  18. INHALED NO IN PREVENTION OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In summary, this clinical trial will assess the efficacy and safety of inhaled nitric oxide for amelioration of a major disease of premature infants. ..
  19. Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of Care
    Scott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. A New Method of Valuing Investments in Workers' Health
    Sean Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..DirecTV's Work Well Plus program is an ideal program to evaluate to meet these objectives because of its innovative design, integrated data, and diversity of job types. ..
  21. A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice Caregivers
    George Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  22. Modeling CJ Involvemment Among PMI
    William Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  23. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
    Ruey Kang Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The principal investigator will take advanced courses to enhance knowledge and skills needed for patient-oriented research and work with the mentors to conduct the proposed project during the award period. ..
  24. How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviors
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION
    Kenneth Warner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  27. The Precursors and Impacts of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    ANOUK GRUBAUGH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In contrast, private facility closure occurs when the facility is no longer financially viable and thus may or may not be a function of the quality and quantity of alternatives in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..