private hospitals

Summary

Summary: A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparing survival outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer treated in public and private hospitals
    Melinda Morris
    School of Surgery and Pathology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 186:296-300. 2007
  2. ncbi Results of a hospital waste survey in private hospitals in Fars province, Iran
    Mehrdad Askarian
    Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, PO Box 71345 1737, Shiraz, Iran
    Waste Manag 24:347-52. 2004
  3. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
  4. pmc Where to deliver? Analysis of choice of delivery location from a national survey in India
    Amardeep Thind
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:29. 2008
  5. ncbi Adverse outcomes of labour in public and private hospitals in Australia: a population-based descriptive study
    Stephen J Robson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:474-7. 2009
  6. ncbi [Hospital mortality and length of stay: comparison between public and private hospitals in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State, Brazil]
    Monica Martins
    Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:S268-82. 2004
  7. ncbi Factors influencing nurses' job satisfaction in selected private hospitals in England
    R P Lephalala
    Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa
    Curationis 31:60-9. 2008
  8. ncbi Enhancing work motivation for Japanese female nurses in small to medium-sized private hospitals by analyzing job satisfaction
    Yasushi Kudo
    Kitasato University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 220:237-45. 2010
  9. ncbi Nurse job satisfaction and retention: comparing public to private hospitals in Jordan
    Majd Tawfeeq Mrayyan
    The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, PO Box 150459, 13115 Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 13:40-50. 2005
  10. ncbi Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals
    Brett Shorten
    Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong
    Aust Health Rev 27:27-38. 2004

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  1. ncbi Comparing survival outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer treated in public and private hospitals
    Melinda Morris
    School of Surgery and Pathology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 186:296-300. 2007
    ..To determine whether treatment in a private versus public hospital was an independent predictor of survival outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer...
  2. ncbi Results of a hospital waste survey in private hospitals in Fars province, Iran
    Mehrdad Askarian
    Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, PO Box 71345 1737, Shiraz, Iran
    Waste Manag 24:347-52. 2004
    ..The survey presented in this article was carried out in all 15 private hospitals of Fars province (Iran) from the total numbers of 50 governmental and private hospitals located in this ..
  3. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Where to deliver? Analysis of choice of delivery location from a national survey in India
    Amardeep Thind
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:29. 2008
    ..In order to reduce maternal mortality, the Indian government has increased its commitment to institutional deliveries. We assess the determinants of home, private and public sector utilization for a delivery in a Western state...
  5. ncbi Adverse outcomes of labour in public and private hospitals in Australia: a population-based descriptive study
    Stephen J Robson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:474-7. 2009
    ..To compare the rate of serious adverse perinatal outcomes of term labour between private and public maternity hospitals in Australia...
  6. ncbi [Hospital mortality and length of stay: comparison between public and private hospitals in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State, Brazil]
    Monica Martins
    Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:S268-82. 2004
    ..41) was better than in private hospitals. Public and private hospitals were not statistically different concerning patients' length of stay...
  7. ncbi Factors influencing nurses' job satisfaction in selected private hospitals in England
    R P Lephalala
    Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa
    Curationis 31:60-9. 2008
    ..survey used self-completion questionnaires to study factors influencing nurses' job satisfaction in selected private hospitals in England...
  8. ncbi Enhancing work motivation for Japanese female nurses in small to medium-sized private hospitals by analyzing job satisfaction
    Yasushi Kudo
    Kitasato University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 220:237-45. 2010
    ..In Japan, relatively small and medium-sized private hospitals play a central role in the healthcare industry...
  9. ncbi Nurse job satisfaction and retention: comparing public to private hospitals in Jordan
    Majd Tawfeeq Mrayyan
    The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, PO Box 150459, 13115 Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 13:40-50. 2005
    To identify variables of Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and retention. Comparisons were performed between three public and two private hospitals.
  10. ncbi Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals
    Brett Shorten
    Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong
    Aust Health Rev 27:27-38. 2004
    ..Use of private hospitals for childbirth has increased in conjunction with increases in private health insurance coverage...
  11. ncbi Gearing service quality into public and private hospitals in small islands: empirical evidence from Cyprus
    Huseyin Arasli
    School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Turkey
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:8-23. 2008
    ..of this research is to develop and compare some determinants of service quality in both the public and private hospitals of Northern Cyprus...
  12. ncbi Association between intention to stay on the job and job satisfaction among Japanese nurses in small and medium-sized private hospitals
    Yasushi Kudo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:504-13. 2006
    ..registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and assistant nurses) working in 4 small and medium-sized private hospitals, excluding directors of nursing. Of the 625 questionnaires distributed, 556 (89.0%) were returned...
  13. ncbi Service quality in public and private hospitals in urban Bangladesh: a comparative study
    S S Andaleeb
    School of Business, The Pennsylvania State University at Erie, Station Road, 16563 1400, Erie, PA, USA
    Health Policy 53:25-37. 2000
    ..Because private hospitals are not subsidized, it was felt that the incentive structure would induce them to provide better services ..
  14. ncbi A comparative study of congenital toxoplasmosis between public and private hospitals from Uberlândia, MG, Brazil
    Gesmar Rodrigues Silva Segundo
    Laboratorio de Imunoparasitologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, 38400 902, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:13-7. 2004
    ..difference in terms of incidence rates of congenital toxoplasmosis among populations assisted in public and private hospitals from Uberlândia, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  15. ncbi Why Bangladeshi nurses avoid 'nursing': social and structural factors on hospital wards in Bangladesh
    Mary B Hadley
    Ministry of Health DFID, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
    Soc Sci Med 64:1166-77. 2007
    ..Fundamental decisions on how to care for the sick in Bangladesh are required. If the present nursing curriculum is followed, adequate supplies, supervision and accountability are prerequisites for its implementation...
  16. ncbi Hospital DOTS linkage in Indonesia: a model for DOTS expansion into government and private hospitals
    S R Irawati
    Indonesian Hospital Association, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:33-9. 2007
    ..To accelerate DOTS expansion, the hospital sector and specialized chest clinics must be engaged...
  17. ncbi Five-year follow-up study of stress among nurses in public and private hospitals in Thailand
    Paul D Tyson
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ont, Canada L2S 3A1
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:247-54. 2004
    ..Although nurses working in public hospitals generally reported more stress than private hospitals, surprisingly nurses' satisfaction with their job increased particularly in public hospitals, which may be ..
  18. ncbi What happens when a private hospital comes to town? The impact of the 'public' to 'private' hospital shift on regional birthing outcomes
    Allison Shorten
    University of Wollongong, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Women Birth 20:49-55. 2007
    ..To examine the regional impact of a shift from public to private hospital care on birthing outcomes...
  19. ncbi Moral hazard and adverse selection in Australian private hospitals: 1989-1990
    Elizabeth Savage
    CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Health Econ 22:331-59. 2003
    The Australian hospital system is characterized by the co-existence of private hospitals, where individuals pay for services and public hospitals, where services are free to all but delivered after a waiting time...
  20. pmc Living in the parallel universe in Australia: public Medicare and private hospitals
    Stephen J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    CMAJ 173:745-7. 2005
  21. ncbi Patient satisfaction and loyalty to the private hospitals in Sana'a, Yemen
    Ali Anbori
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:310-5. 2010
    To evaluate patients' satisfaction and loyalty to private hospitals and to identify factors influencing patient loyalty.
  22. pmc Obstetric near miss and deaths in public and private hospitals in Indonesia
    Asri Adisasmita
    Centre for Family Welfare, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the frequency and causes of near miss and maternal deaths in four hospitals in West Java, Indonesia...
  23. ncbi A comparison of the awareness and utilisation of postoperative health services provided to women with breast cancer in public and private hospitals
    J Chisholm
    St George Hospital, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 23:113-22. 2000
    ..21) compared to the private hospital women (mean = 0.85). A significant difference was found between younger and older women's use of services...
  24. ncbi National audit of critical care resources in South Africa - research methodology
    Juan Scribante
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University of the Witwatersrand and Johannesburg Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:1308-10. 2007
    ..This article provides an in-depth description of the methodology that was followed and the quality control measures that were implemented during the audit of national critical care resources in South Africa...
  25. ncbi The organization and funding of the treatment of end-stage renal disease in Australia
    Anthony Harris
    Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 7:113-32. 2007
    ..Total recurrent health expenditure on all chronic kidney disease was AU$647 million, or 1.3% of the total recurrent health expenditure that could be allocated by disease...
  26. ncbi Trends in the use of hospital beds by older people in Australia: 1993-2002
    Len C Gray
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:478-81. 2004
    ..To determine trends in use of Australian acute hospital inpatient services by older patients...
  27. ncbi Private care and public waiting
    Stephen J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:87-93. 2005
    ..Policymakers should therefore be cautious about assuming that additional support for the private sector will take pressure off the public sector and reduce waiting times for public patients...
  28. ncbi Construction of the Australian Inpatient Export Database (AIED)
    Amanda L Neil
    Aust Health Rev 31:546-56. 2007
    ..To establish a database of exports by Australian acute health care institutions for the period in which exports were first promoted...
  29. pmc Hospital policy and practice regarding the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and birthplace
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1685-8. 2003
  30. pmc Comparison of services of public, private and foreign hospitals from the perspective of Bangladeshi patients
    Nazlee Siddiqui
    School of Business, North South University, 12 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:221-30. 2007
    ..This study compared the quality of healthcare services by different types of institutions, i.e. public and private hospitals, from the perspective of Bangladeshi patients to identify the relevant areas for development...
  31. ncbi Epidemiology of decompensated heart failure in the city of Niterói: EPICA - Niterói Project
    Leandro Reis Tavares
    Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro, Leandro Reis Tavates Rua Otáavio Carneiro, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 82:125-8, 121-4. 2004
    To compare the epidemiological and socioeconomic profiles, clinical features, etiology, length of hospitalization, and mortality of patients with decompensated heart failure admitted to public and private hospitals in the city of Niterói.
  32. ncbi Why it is time to review the role of private health insurance in Australia
    Leonie Segal
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
    Aust Health Rev 27:3-15. 2004
    ..The redirection of hospital admissions from the public to private hospitals is small, with a value considerably less than 25% of the cost of the policies...
  33. ncbi Career commitment and job performance of Jordanian nurses
    Majd T Mrayyan
    Faculty of Nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Nurs Forum 43:24-37. 2008
    ..Career commitment and job performance are complex phenomena that have received little attention in nursing research...
  34. ncbi Equity and need when waiting for total hip replacement surgery
    Ray Fitzpatrick
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:3-9. 2004
    ..To explore sociodemographic and health status factors associated with waiting times both for first outpatient appointment and for total hip replacement surgery (THR)...
  35. ncbi Health care: for private profit or public good?
    Melissa Sweet
    Aust Nurs J 15:23-5. 2007
  36. ncbi Peripheral venous catheters: a review of current practices
    Ritin S Fernandez
    Clinical Practice Review Network, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    J Infus Nurs 26:388-92. 2003
    ..Policy documents were available from only a few hospitals to validate the practice reported. Significant diversity in practices was documented among healthcare organizations...
  37. ncbi [Adherence to the screening program for HBV infection in pregnant women and application of the immunoprophylaxis protocol in babies born to HBV carrier women]
    G Masia
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 59:373-82. 2003
    ..study, carried out in 2001 for 2 months, involved 1596 pregnant women consecutively recruited in public and private hospitals of the Sardinia. Information has been collected by a questionnaire: 90...
  38. ncbi Rate, causes and reporting of medication errors in Jordan: nurses' perspectives
    Majd T Mrayyan
    Faculty of Nursing, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 15:659-70. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to describe Jordanian nurses' perceptions about various issues related to medication errors...
  39. ncbi The Australian health policy changes of 1999 and 2000: an evaluation
    Sandra Hopkins
    School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:229-38. 2005
    ..This is a common experience in countries that have considered shifts of their healthcare systems between the private and public sectors...
  40. ncbi Nursing morale: predictive variables among a sample of registered nurses in Australia
    Gary Day
    Health Services Management, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:274-84. 2007
    ..This study investigates the determinants of morale among Registered Nurses in Queensland, Australia...
  41. ncbi [Nursing staff turnover rate in hospitals of Uberaba, Minas Gerais]
    Helena Hemiko Iwamoto
    Universidade Federal do Triâingulo Mineiro, Uberaba, MG
    Rev Gaucha Enferm 27:443-53. 2006
    ..3%. Entire nursing staff would be completely replaced in approximately 3.6 years. The indexes used indicated higher stability and lower staff turnover rate in public hospitals as compared to private hospitals.
  42. ncbi [Factors associated with perinatal morbidity and mortality in a sample of public and private maternity centers in the City of Rio de Janeiro, 1999-2001]
    Maria do Carmo Leal
    Departamento de Epidemiologia e Métodos Quantitativos em Saúde, Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:S20-33. 2004
    ..Significant differences were found between patients in public and private hospitals in relation to family support, healthy habits during pregnancy, reproductive history, access to and ..
  43. ncbi [Consistency between data sources and inter-observer reliability in the Study on Neonatal and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality and Care in the City of Rio de Janeiro]
    Mônica Rodrigues Campos
    Departamento de Ciências Sociais, Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:S34-43. 2004
    ..77 to 0.96. In the test/retest verification, Kappa varied from 0.61 to 0.94. This study demonstrated a high inter-observer reliability as well as reliability between the different data sources (interviewee and patient record)...
  44. ncbi Patient satisfaction and related factors in Kerman hospitals
    A Bahramoour
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 11:905-12. 2005
    ..001), ward (P < 0.006), education level (P < 0.004), history of hospitalization (P < 0.001), need for medical services (P < 0.001), health status (P < 0.001) and duration of hospitalization (P < 0.002)...
  45. ncbi [Survey of nursing roles in anesthesiology, postoperative recovery care and pain management in Catalonia, Spain: analysis of the current situation]
    J Canet
    Servicio de Anestesiologia, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 53:337-45. 2006
    ..To determine nursing functions in anesthesiology, postoperative recovery care, and pain management in Catalan hospitals and to analyze the roles of nurses in this specialty...
  46. ncbi Pilot exploration of the association between self-esteem and professional satisfaction in Hellenic hospital nurses
    Maria N Karanikola
    School of Nursing, University of Athens, General Hospital of Piraeus Tzanio, Piraeus, Greece
    J Nurs Manag 15:78-90. 2007
    ..To explore potential associations between nurses' self-esteem and professional satisfaction...
  47. ncbi Observations and vital signs: ritual or vital for the monitoring of postoperative patients?
    Kathryn Zeitz
    Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 19:204-11. 2006
    ..Major findings revealed that vital signs are collected based on tradition and are collected routinely, and there may not be a relationship between vital-signs collection and the occurrence or detection of complications...
  48. ncbi Provision of pharmaceuticals in Australian hospitals: equity of access?
    Gisselle Gallego
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 29:47-50. 2007
    ..Currently there are dual funding arrangements in public and private hospitals that can lead to differences in patient access to medications...
  49. ncbi Dignified dying: phenomenon and actions among nurses in India
    A Z Doorenbos
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 53:28-33. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi A phenomenographic study of registered nurses' understanding of their role in student learning--an Australian perspective
    Jillian Brammer
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:963-73. 2006
    ..Little is known about the way registered nurses understand this informal role...
  51. ncbi A Colombian survey found intensive care mortality ratios were better in private vs. public hospitals
    Adriana Perez
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:94-101. 2006
    ..We incorporated the variation associated with the ranking of institutions simulating its random effects under a binomial distribution...
  52. ncbi Mobbing in the workplace by peers and managers: mobbing experienced by nurses working in healthcare facilities in Turkey and its effect on nurses
    Aytolan Yildirim
    Nursing Administration Department, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Istanbul University, Sisli Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Nurs 16:1444-53. 2007
    ....
  53. pmc Use of hierarchical models to evaluate performance of cardiac surgery centres in the Italian CABG outcome study
    Paola D'Errigo
    National Center for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:29. 2007
    ..Aim of this paper is to build a hierarchical regression model using data from the "Italian CABG outcome study" in order to evaluate the amount of differences in adjusted mortality rates attributable to differences between centres...
  54. ncbi Effect of supervised surgical training on outcomes after resection of colorectal cancer
    A A Renwick
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Concord Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Surg 92:631-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare morbidity, mortality and survival rates after resection performed by trainees with those for a consultant surgeon...
  55. ncbi Limitation and withdrawal of intensive therapy at the end of life: practices in intensive care units in Mumbai, India
    Farhad Kapadia
    Department of Critical Care and Medicine, Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India
    Crit Care Med 33:1272-5. 2005
    ..To describe the practices in intensive care units in Mumbai hospitals regarding limitation and withdrawal of care at the end of life...
  56. ncbi [Obstetric delivery and risk of neonatal mortality in Goiânia in 2000, Brazil]
    Margareth Rocha Peixoto Giglio
    Departamento de Pós Graduação em Medicina, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:350-7. 2005
    ..To determine factors associated to vaginal delivery and increased neonatal mortality in cohort studies of newborns...
  57. ncbi Relationships between change and organizational culture in hospitals
    Seyda Seren
    Department of Nursing Management, Dokuz Eylul University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:191-7. 2007
    ..To define organizational culture in hospitals that have received quality certificates and to identify attitudes of healthcare personnel toward change...
  58. pmc Social inequalities in perinatal mortality in Belo Horizonte, Brazil: the role of hospital care
    Sonia Lansky
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:867-73. 2007
    ..We examined the contribution of hospital type and quality of care to perinatal mortality rates in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil...
  59. ncbi The challenges of caring for families of the terminally ill: nurses' lived experience
    Pathmavathy Namasivayam
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria
    Contemp Nurse 19:169-80. 2005
    ..Moreover, some of the major barriers identified were time constraints and excessive workloads. Finally, some implications of the findings for registered nurses are discussed...
  60. ncbi Hospital ownership, reimbursement systems and mortality rates
    Carine Milcent
    PSE CNRS EHESS ENPC ENS, Paris, France
    Health Econ 14:1151-68. 2005
    ..This suggests that, by choosing a for-profit hospital, patients have on average a lower instantaneous probability of dying but are less sure about the quality of the hospital...
  61. ncbi More students and less patients: the squeeze on medical teaching resources
    Brendan J Crotty
    Med J Aust 183:444-5. 2005
    ..We urgently need to expand clinical teaching into the private sector...
  62. ncbi [Drug use during in-hospital birth delivery stay]
    Edson Perini
    Centro de Estudos do Medicamento, Departamento de Farmacia Social, Faculdade de Farmacia, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:358-65. 2005
    ..Drug use in birth delivery has not been enough explored in the literature. It is a significant issue to be discussed on the theme of rational drug use. The objective was to study drug use during birth delivery stay in maternity hospitals...
  63. ncbi Impact of nutrition support teams on hospitals' nutritional support in the largest South American city and its metropolitan area
    Andrea Bottoni
    Sao Francisco University Medical School, Braganca Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutrition 24:224-32. 2008
    ..We evaluated the practice of nutritional therapy (NT) by NT multiprofessional teams (NTMTs) in hospitals of the São Paulo metropolitan region to verify its adequacy in meeting the legislation that regulates NT in Brazil...
  64. ncbi Public versus private hospital maternity length of stay: a gamma mixture modelling approach
    A H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845
    Health Serv Manage Res 15:46-54. 2002
    ..The burden of long-stay patients borne was estimated to be much higher in private hospitals than public hospitals for normal delivery, but vice versa for Caesarean section...
  65. ncbi Access to spine care: a tale of two cities
    R John Hurlbert
    University of Calgary Spine Program and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Foothills Hospital and Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:308-13. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare wait list times for a cohort of patients requiring spinal surgery in Calgary, Alberta to a similar cohort in Sydney, Australia...
  66. ncbi Inpatient childhood asthma treatment: relationship of hospital characteristics to length of stay and cost: analyses of New York State discharge data, 1995
    Zhihuan J Huang
    Center for Health Services and Clinical Research, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:67-72. 2002
    ..There is increasing pressure to optimize asthma treatment efficiency. It is possible that hospital characteristics influence such efficiency...
  67. ncbi Agency nursing in Melbourne, Australia: a telephone survey of hospital and agency managers
    Anita Peerson
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 40:504-12. 2002
    ..Despite the considerable costs and possible benefits of using agency nurses, little is known about the nature of agency nursing from different perspectives, including hospital and agency managers...
  68. ncbi A visit down under: our journey to improve Canada's healthcare system
    Murray T Martin
    Hamilton Health Sciences
    Healthc Q 11:28-36. 2008
    ..There is a constant need and drive to make improvements and innovations to design a system that meets the needs of patients and providers without leaving behind a wake of frustration and financial burden...
  69. ncbi Sexual behaviour and social class in Australian women
    A Mindel
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:344-9. 2003
    ..Evaluation of interventions to reduce the sexual risk to women in the public sector should be considered, including encouraging young women to delay their sexual debut, and reducing the number of sexual partners...
  70. ncbi Australian hospital services: an overview
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:2-18. 2002
    ..in Australia are provided by public hospitals (about 75% of hospitals, two-thirds of separations) and private hospitals (the balance)...
  71. ncbi Hospital funding and services in Queensland
    Suzanne Surrao
    Centre for Primary Health Care, University of Queensland
    Aust Health Rev 25:99-120. 2002
    ..The Queensland reputation of cost efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery and outputs to meet national standards continues as this Chapter demonstrates...
  72. ncbi Availability and use of noninvasive ventilation in the intensive care units of public, private and teaching hospitals in the greater metropolitan area of São Paulo, Brazil
    Lara Maris Napolis
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Bras Pneumol 32:29-34. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi Planning Australia's hospital workforce
    Mary Harris
    University of Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 25:61-77. 2002
    ..The paper concludes that, nationally, there are serious limitations in the data available to describe and monitor the hospital workforce and that there is a need to remedy this situation...
  74. ncbi Funding Victoria's public hospitals: the casemix policy of 2000-2001
    Peter McNair
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:72-98. 2002
    ..Victoria's casemix funding approach now embraces inpatient, outpatient and rehabilitation services...
  75. ncbi How can we improve the quality of health care in Japan? Learning from JCQHC hospital accreditation
    Masahiro Hirose
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Yoshida Konoe chou, Sakyou ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Health Policy 66:29-49. 2003
    ..To protect patient safety and improve the quality of care, every effort must be made to eliminate inequities in the health care system. JCQHC accreditation is an important tool for furthering these efforts...
  76. ncbi Private health insurance: the problem child faces adulthood
    Mark Cormack
    Aust Health Rev 25:38-51. 2002
    ..PHI fund reserves have moved from precarious liquidity to healthy surplus. Private hospitals are busier than ever before, but margins are slim...
  77. ncbi Postgraduate training programs in veterinary clinical pathology in the United States and Canada (1998 to 2002)
    Mary M Christopher
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 32:121-35. 2003
    ..Information about training opportunities is useful for assessing disciplinary needs, outcomes, and changes, garnering program support, and providing objective data for program evaluation by faculty, trainees, and prospective applicants...
  78. ncbi Can we predict recurrence of pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension?
    M A Brown
    Clinical School, University of New South Wales, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    BJOG 114:984-93. 2007
    ..To estimate the rates of recurrence of pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension in a subsequent pregnancy and to determine factors predictive of recurrence...
  79. ncbi [Radiotherapy of benign diseases: a pattern of care study in Germany]
    M H Seegenschmiedt
    Klinik für Radioonkologie, Strahlentherapie und Nuklearmedizin, Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus Essen
    Strahlenther Onkol 175:541-7. 1999
    ..Similar to the European Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology survey, a patterns of care study was performed in Germany...
  80. ncbi Assessment of medical wastes management practice: a case study of the northern part of Jordan
    A Bdour
    Department of Civil Engineering, The Hashemite University, P O Box 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan
    Waste Manag 27:746-59. 2007
    ..62 kg/patient/day (3.14 kg/bed/day), and 4.02 kg/patient/day (1.88 kg/bed/day) for public, maternity, and private hospitals, respectively. For medical laboratories, rates were found to be in the range of 0.053-0...
  81. ncbi Characterization of medical waste from hospitals in Tabriz, Iran
    Hassan Taghipour
    Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Sci Total Environ 407:1527-35. 2009
    ..G.O and private hospitals, respectively. The average composition of hazardous-infectious waste was determined to be 35...
  82. ncbi [Old and new long stay patients in French psychiatric institutions: results from a national random survey with two-year follow-up]
    F Chapireau
    Hopital Erasme, BP 85, 92160 Antony, France
    Encephale 31:466-76. 2005
    ..We study here specialised hospitals: this does not include psychiatric wards in general hospitals, nor private hospitals. Compared to what had been planned, the proportion of successful interviews in psychiatric institutions was ..
  83. ncbi A multicentre, prospective study to evaluate costs of septic patients in Brazilian intensive care units
    Ana M C Sogayar
    Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:425-34. 2008
    ..Data on sepsis costs are scarce in the literature, and in developing countries such as Brazil these data are largely unavailable...
  84. ncbi [Factors associated with job satisfaction in home care nurses]
    Mei Hui Chen
    Department of Community Health Nursing, Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital, and Institute of Clinical and Community Health Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Hu Li Za Zhi 57:39-48. 2010
    ..Although there have been articles written in the literature on nurse job satisfaction, a national study addressing the job satisfaction of home care nurses in Taiwan has never been performed before...
  85. pmc Incidence rates of in-hospital carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population and possible associations with marital status
    Stefano Mattioli
    Occupational Medicine Unit, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, dell Invecchiamento e Malattie Nefrologiche, University of Bologna, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:374. 2008
    ..We evaluated age-sex-specific incidence rates of in-hospital cases of CTS in central/northern Italy and explored relations with marital status...
  86. ncbi [Hygienic procedures in operation theatres--guidelines and reality. Data obtained on hygiene control measures by public health service at Frankfurt am Main]
    U Heudorf
    Abteilung Umweltmedizin und Hygiene, Gesundheitsamt der Stadt Frankfurt am Main
    Gesundheitswesen 65:312-20. 2003
    ..In this paper the degree of implementation of these guidelines in the hospitals is studied in respect of the hygiene management in the operation theatre...
  87. ncbi Physical and psychological violence in Jamaica's health sector
    Maria Jackson
    University of the West Indies, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:114-21. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of experiences with physical violence and psychological violence that health staff have had in the workplace in Jamaica, and to identify factors associated with those experiences of violence...
  88. ncbi Costing of services of Vietnamese hospitals: identifying costs in one central, two provincial and two district hospitals using a standard methodology
    Steffen Flessa
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:63-77. 2004
    ..in 1987, health care services have been liberalized, medical practitioners have received the right to open private hospitals and private pharmacies are booming...
  89. ncbi Knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening among Jordanian nurses
    Israa M Alkhasawneh
    The Maternal, Child, and Family Health Department and an assistant professor of nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1211-7. 2007
    ..To examine Jordanian nurses' knowledge of a and proficiency with breast self-examination (BSE) and early detection of breast cancer...
  90. ncbi A qualitative approach to the use of economic data in the selection of medicines for hospital formularies: a French survey
    Hans Martin Späth
    GRESAC, UMR 5823 du CNRS, Centre Leon Berard, Institut des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques, Universite Lyon 1, Lyon, France
    Pharm World Sci 25:269-75. 2003
    ....
  91. ncbi Surgical trainees as anatomy demonstrators
    S Miller
    Anatomy Teaching Centre, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 76:187-90. 1994
    ..Full-time posts were largely funded by universities and part-time posts largely by private hospitals. Nine departments had a total of 40 posts integrated with local surgical rotations, but only five provided ..
  92. ncbi Survey of attitude of physicians on updates in the management of anemia in chronic kidney disease patients
    Muhammad Ziad Souqiyyeh
    Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:410-6. 2009
    ..KSA including centers under the Ministry of Health (MOH) (67 %), the governmental non-MOH sector (12%) and private hospitals (21 %) that together care for a population of more than 11,300 chronic dialysis patients...
  93. ncbi The incidence of anorexia nervosa on Curaçao
    Hans W Hoek
    Parnassia The Hague Psychiatric Institute, Mangostraat 15, 2552 KS The Hague, Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 162:748-52. 2005
    ..To examine whether anorexia nervosa emerges in societies undergoing socioeconomic transition, the authors studied the incidence of anorexia nervosa on the Caribbean island of Curaçao...
  94. ncbi The role of electron microscopy for the diagnosis of glomerulopathies
    Angelo Sementilli
    Department of Pathology, Universidade Metropolitana de Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 122:104-9. 2004
    ....
  95. pmc Physician counseling of pregnant women about active and secondhand smoking in Argentina
    Raul Mejia
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Programa de Medicina Interna General, Hospital de Clinicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:490-5. 2010
    ..Describe physicians' practices of smoking cessation and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure counseling during prenatal visits...
  96. ncbi Are US hospitals making progress in implementing guidelines for prevention of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission?
    L P Manangan
    Hospital Infections Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1440-4. 1998
    ..Outbreaks of tuberculosis (TB) in hospitals have occurred when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline recommendations for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis were not fully implemented...
  97. ncbi Psychosexual health 5 years after hysterectomy: population-based comparison with endometrial ablation for dysfunctional uterine bleeding
    Klim McPherson
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Research Institute, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Health Expect 8:234-43. 2005
    ..Surgical menopause significantly impairs sexual wellbeing. We failed to observe uniform beneficial effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on reported psychosexual health...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi [Study of the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in neonates and childre aged less than 5 years in the Basque country and Navarre (Spain)]
    E Bernaola Iturbe
    Servicios de Pediatría, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Pamplona, Spain
    An Esp Pediatr 57:301-9. 2002
    ..Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most commonly reported bacterial cause of bacteremia and bacteremic pneumonia and the second most frequent cause of meningitis...
  100. ncbi Reconsidering the role of private health funds in Australia: a dynamic model
    John F Bridges
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Services Research Division, Case School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Room WG57, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4945, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:109-17. 2003
    ..This is because negotiations between health funds and private hospitals are often myopic, the nature of the insurance product may be inefficient, and there is a general lack of ..
  101. ncbi Measuring Patient Safety Culture in Riyadh's Hospitals: A Comparison between Public and Private Hospitals
    Talal A Al-Ahmadi
    Health Administration, Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 84:479-500. 2009
    ..The aim of this research was to explore the perceptions of Riyadh hospitals' staff on patient safety and error reporting and to identify factors that influence the levels of frequency of events reported...

Research Grants29

  1. Continued Development and Evaluation of caTIES
    Rebecca S Crowley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..considered for adoption by numerous other institutions including cancer centers, university hospitals and private hospitals. Initial development of caTIES was funded by the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG)...
  2. Clinical Trials Network-Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Dirk Kieback; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This unit treats over 1500 patients annually with pelvic floor disorders. Facilities include three private hospitals, a public hospital, and a Veteran?s Administration hospital. These have a combined bed total over 3000...
  3. MARKET CHANGE AND ACCESS TO INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE
    Jack Needleman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..changed over time; 2) determine whether, over time, self-pay and Medicaid patients have been shifted from private hospitals to public general hospitals and the pardon this imposes on these hospitals; and 3) determine whether the ..
  4. HUMAN EXPERIMENTATION COMMITTEE NEWSLETTER
    Daniel Callahan; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..medical and professional associations, drug companies, foundations, grants administrators, public and private hospitals, private and public research facilities, researchers, law schools, law firms, laboratories, mental health ..
  5. THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF NEWLY DIAGNOSED PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS
    Evelyn Bromet; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..cohort was recruited between September 1989 and December 1995 primarily from the public, community, and private hospitals of Suffolk County, Long Island (population 1...
  6. PRAS-AST: A Novel Anaerobic Susceptibility Test
    Mike Cox; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: This test will be used in : Public and private hospitals, managed care clinical, dental, veterinary, and reference labs; the pharmaceutical industry in the drug ..
  7. Social and built environment and race/ethnic variations in cancer outcomes
    SCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Innovative Breast CA Case Management for the Underserved
    Peter Raich; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. The Fertility Transition in Brazil: 1960-2000
    JOSEPH POTTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM
    Jack Zwanziger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Oral Contraceptive Use along the US-Mexico Border
    JOSEPH POTTER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, it will add substantially to the slim literature on the increasingly important area of Hispanic fertility and contraceptive practice. ..
  12. HAART Associated Cardiotoxicity in HIV-Infected Children
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings will help determine the need for cardiovascular follow-up, prevention and therapeutic trials. ..
  13. PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRY
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will dramatically increase our understanding of pediatric cardiomyopathy, suggest new areas of research and improved patient management. ..
  14. Philippine Child Health and Policy Experiment
    John Peabody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Until Death Do Us Part: Careers of Caregiving Wives
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Cardiovascular Status of HAART-Exposed Infants/Children
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will determine the cardiovascular effects of HAART in seroreverters and the need for future cardiovascular follow-up and cardiovascular preventive and therapeutic trials in this rapidly expanding population. ..
  17. PERCEPTION OF RISK AND BEHAVIOR IN THE ELDERLY
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  18. Behavioral factors and dietary change in WHTFSMP
    Alok Bhargava; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Overall, the results will facilitate the design of policies for improving health of especially minority women in the United States and will be useful for analyses of the Women's Health Initiative data. ..
  19. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Culture and Ethnic Variations in Breast Cancer Treatment
    SCARLETT GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  21. Modeling CJ Involvemment Among PMI
    William Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  22. Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life Treatment
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such tools will allow institutions to measure whether cancer care is meeting patient and family members' needs and expectations. ..
  23. Multifaceted Interventions to Ameliorate Pain/Symptoms
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  24. CARDIAC RISK FACTORS IN PEDIATRIC CANCER SURVIVORS
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If the hypotheses are true, this should enable more rational recommendations for preventive cardiology in long-term survivors to be made and to standardize care and management for this population. ..
  25. Genetic Mechanisms of Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If the HFE mutations are related to increased cardiotoxicity of anthracyclines. This study will elucidate the molecular mechanisms of anthracycline cardiotoxicity in pediatric ALL cancer survivors. ..
  26. IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS
    Steven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..
  27. RESIDENT ASSESSMENT OF PAIN MANAGEMENT (RAPM)
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Feeding Tube Use Among Persons with Advanced Dementia
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Knowledge gained will be used to inform public policy and formulate facility interventions to ensure that FT insertion in persons with severe cognitive impairment is ethically appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Primary Cardiomyopathies in Children: Research Directions & Strategies
    Steven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..