proprietary health facilities

Summary

Summary: Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantation
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999
  2. ncbi Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
  3. ncbi A change of plans. Beverly agrees to auction after hostile takeover moves
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 35:18. 2005
  4. ncbi HealthSouth woes may spell opportunities for providers
    Bradley Worrell
    Health Care Strateg Manage 21:1, 18-9. 2003
  5. ncbi An economic analysis of health plan conversions: are they in the public interest?
    Nancy Dean Beaulieu
    Harvard Business School, USA
    Front Health Policy Res 7:129-77. 2004
  6. ncbi Tenet selling three in Mass
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 34:8-9. 2004
  7. ncbi For profit vs. not-for-profit hospice: it is the quality that counts
    Barry M Kinzbrunner
    J Palliat Med 5:483-5. 2002
  8. ncbi The emergence of proprietary medical facilities in China
    Xiaohui Hou
    The World Bank Group, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Policy 88:141-51. 2008
  9. ncbi Scaling the cliff. Post-acute providers report healthier numbers despite Medicare challenges
    Susanna Moon
    Mod Healthc 34:24-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Competitive spillovers across non-profit and for-profit nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 330 RPHB 1655 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Econ 22:1-22. 2003

Research Grants

  1. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  2. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  3. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. CONTROL OF CELL FATE--ROLE OF PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATION
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2001
  6. Home Health Agency Quality: Profit Orientation, Competition and Rehospitalization
    Laura Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Dental Utilization by Nursing Home Residents: 1986-2004
    ROBERT BAGRAMIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Novel Quantitative, Comprehensive Proteomic Technology
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2003

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications122 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantation
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of for-profit ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for possible transplantation...
  2. ncbi Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the nonintuitive negative association between higher volume and lower satisfaction. This study emphasizes the need for examination of quality outcomes by profit status...
  3. ncbi A change of plans. Beverly agrees to auction after hostile takeover moves
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 35:18. 2005
  4. ncbi HealthSouth woes may spell opportunities for providers
    Bradley Worrell
    Health Care Strateg Manage 21:1, 18-9. 2003
  5. ncbi An economic analysis of health plan conversions: are they in the public interest?
    Nancy Dean Beaulieu
    Harvard Business School, USA
    Front Health Policy Res 7:129-77. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi Tenet selling three in Mass
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 34:8-9. 2004
  7. ncbi For profit vs. not-for-profit hospice: it is the quality that counts
    Barry M Kinzbrunner
    J Palliat Med 5:483-5. 2002
  8. ncbi The emergence of proprietary medical facilities in China
    Xiaohui Hou
    The World Bank Group, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Policy 88:141-51. 2008
    ..After discussing the strengths and weaknesses of proprietary ownership in health care market in China, the paper concludes with important managerial and policy suggestions...
  9. ncbi Scaling the cliff. Post-acute providers report healthier numbers despite Medicare challenges
    Susanna Moon
    Mod Healthc 34:24-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Competitive spillovers across non-profit and for-profit nursing homes
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 330 RPHB 1655 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Health Econ 22:1-22. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that non-profits serve as a quality signal for uninformed nursing home consumers...
  11. ncbi Top 50 nursing facility chains 2002: an increasingly challenging financial environment
    Kathleen Vickery
    Provider 29:39-43. 2003
  12. ncbi HealthSouth scandal offers opportunities
    Donald E L Johnson
    Health Care Strateg Manage 21:2-3. 2003
  13. ncbi Predominantly female caseloads: identifying organizational correlates in private substance abuse treatment centers
    Shannon M Tinney
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:403-17. 2004
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  14. ncbi Not-for-profits are likely to adopt new fiscal rules. SEC's financial-reporting policy affects for-profits, but others wonder whether they could benefit, too
    Jeff Tieman
    Mod Healthc 33:6-7. 2003
  15. ncbi What predicts oral health stability in a long-term care population?
    Barbara J Smith
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 25:150-7. 2005
    ..The data show that high levels of initial unmet needs were associated with difficulty achieving oral health stability for institutionalized elderly who routinely received comprehensive care...
  16. ncbi Transfer of risk: "right to sue" legislation and managed care organization stock performance
    W B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:16-24. 2001
    ..The study suggests that equity markets responded to the proposed legislation quickly and that the impact of proposed legislation is felt through loss of market value and increased corporate risk...
  17. ncbi Iowa nursing home characteristics associated with reported abuse
    Gerald J Jogerst
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:203-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association of nursing home abuse reported by employees in Iowa licensed nursing homes with nursing home characteristics, inspection results, nursing staff hours, and census demographics...
  18. ncbi Not-for-profit versus for-profit health care providers-Part I: comparing and contrasting their records
    Timothy Rotarius
    University of Central Florida, College of Health and Public Affairs, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 24:296-310. 2005
    ....
  19. ncbi Racial and socioeconomic differences in psychiatric symptoms in nursing home residents: a minimum data set-based pilot study
    Marc H Zisselman
    Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:17-22. 2006
    ..Little research has explored racial and socioeconomic differences in the presence, detection, and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home residents...
  20. ncbi Sustaining a best-care practice in a nursing home
    Cornelia Beck
    Department of Geriatrics, National Institute on Aging, Alzheime s Disease Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    J Healthc Qual 27:5-16. 2005
    ....
  21. doi Care suffers when nursing homes switch to for-profit status
    Tammy Worth
    Am J Nurs 108:21. 2008
  22. ncbi The wheels of justice
    Val J Halamandaris
    Caring 21:56. 2002
  23. ncbi Fundamentals of financial statement analysis for academic physician managers
    J T Danzi
    Allegheny University Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acad Med 73:363-9. 1998
    ..The authors emphasize that the key to using the ratios they discuss and hundreds of others is first to decide what question needs answering and then to choose the relevant ratios to provide a basis for finding the answer...
  24. ncbi You don't know what you've got till it's gone
    Roy Walters
    First Consulting Group, Chicago, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:94, 97. 2003
  25. pmc For-profit clinic founder is CMA's new president-elect
    Laura Eggertson
    CMAJ 174:912-3. 2006
  26. ncbi Using financing to motivate a for-profit health care provider to deliver family planning services: is it a cost-effective intervention? A study of AAR health services in Kenya
    Grace Chee
    Abt Associates Inc, 4800 Montgomery Lane, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 18:205-20. 2003
    ..11 dollars per CYP). The analysis demonstrates that innovative family planning interventions with private providers should be considered as they can be more cost effective than traditional programmes...
  27. ncbi Clinical databases and the QUEST initiative
    Kitty J Jager
    Blood Purif 25:219-20. 2007
  28. ncbi Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation to improve iron status and prevent pregnancy anemia in Filipino women of reproductive age: the Philippine experience through government and private partnership
    Lourdes S Paulino
    National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Department of Health, Santa Cruz, Manila 1106, Philippines
    Nutr Rev 63:S109-15. 2005
    ..Adolescent girls in school were also active participants...
  29. ncbi Dimensions of publicness and performance in substance abuse treatment organizations
    Carolyn J Heinrich
    LaFollette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 23:49-70. 2004
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  30. pmc Research ethics boards: no data on quality of for-profit or non-profit IRBs
    Adil E Shamoo
    PLoS Med 3:e459; author reply e460, e471. 2006
  31. ncbi The impact of asymmetric information and ownership on nursing home access
    Eric W Christensen
    CNA Corporation, Alexandria, VA, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 5:273-97. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi From the editor--harrowing deaths in prison
    Sandra P Thomas
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:559-60. 2005
  33. ncbi Facility charter and quality of care for board and care residents
    Nicholas G Castle
    Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 20:23-42. 2004
    ..These results are discussed emphasizing their implications for efficient and effective resident care...
  34. ncbi Is the price too high? Execs' high compensation may be distracting them from their jobs
    David Burda
    Mod Healthc 35:21. 2005
  35. ncbi Lab business cooking. Carilion to launch for-profit venture
    Melanie Evans
    Mod Healthc 35:10, 12. 2005
  36. ncbi Integration of a medication management model into outcome-based quality improvement: a pilot program in a rural propriety home healthcare agency
    Wayne L Atkinson
    Home Care Plus, HC 81 Box 288, Lewisburg, WV 24901, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 24:29-45. 2005
    ..By enhancing efficiencies in its medication management program, an agency not only stands to improve quality of care, but also to maximize resources, making the intervention affordable to implement and decreasing burden on staff...
  37. ncbi Sun, Genesis find their footing. Two different approaches, two successful turnarounds
    Kathleen Vickery
    Provider 30:23-4, 27. 2004
  38. ncbi Smash and grab
    Kieran Walshe
    Manchester University, Centre for Healthcare Management
    Health Serv J 114:14-5. 2004
  39. pmc Does the impact of managed care on substance abuse treatment services vary by provider profit status?
    Todd A Olmstead
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1862-82. 2005
    ..To extend our previous research by determining whether, and how, the impact of managed care (MC) on substance abuse treatment (SAT) services differs by facility ownership...
  40. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of Minnesota day clinic treatment of alcoholics
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 102:381-8. 2007
    ..To compare the Minnesota day clinic treatment with the traditional public psychosocial treatment...
  41. ncbi Nursing documentation of telephone communication with physicians in community nursing homes
    Matthew K McNabney
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 55605 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:180-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the nursing documentation of telephone communication with physicians in community nursing homes...
  42. ncbi Investors for LTACs. Regulatory concerns could be causing C-suite shifts
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 37:14-5. 2007
  43. ncbi Nursing home ads rebuked
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 37:26, 28. 2007
  44. ncbi The new math of old age. Why the nursing home industry's cries of poverty don't add up
    Christopher H Schmitt
    US News World Rep 133:66-7, 70-4. 2002
  45. ncbi A national general practice census: characteristics of rural general practices
    S N Gabhainn
    Department of Health Promotion and Department of General Practice, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Fam Pract 18:622-6. 2001
    ..Consideration should be given to the development of formal under- and postgraduate rural general practice programmes to prepare new, and continue to enthuse present, rural GPs...
  46. ncbi A review of data on the health sector of the United States January 2002
    Ida Hellander
    Physicians for a National Health Program, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
    Int J Health Serv 32:579-99. 2002
    ..Also provided is an update on Congressional activity on health care legislation, the role of health care industry money in politics, and some developments in health care systems elsewhere in the world...
  47. ncbi SEC investigates HealthSouth amid reports of shady dealings
    Julie Piotrowski
    Mod Healthc 32:8-9. 2002
  48. ncbi The comparative performance of for-profit and nonprofit home health care services in the US
    P V Rosenau
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 20:47-59. 2001
    ..The second objective is to discover the proportion of all research on this topic that is devoted to home health care services compared to all other health services providers...
  49. ncbi Nursing home performance in resident care in the United States: is it only a matter of for-profit versus not-for-profit?
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:115-40. 2008
    ..Understanding the complexity of factors affecting resources expended on resident care may further our understanding of the production of quality in nursing homes, whether in the US or elsewhere...
  50. ncbi The association between profit levels and quality of care in California nursing homes
    Adam Gilden Tsai
    Med Care 41:1315-7. 2003
  51. ncbi Does investor-ownership of nursing homes compromise the quality of care?
    Charlene Harrington
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Int J Health Serv 32:315-25. 2002
    ..In the multivariate analysis, investor-ownership predicted 0.679 additional deficiencies per home; chain-ownership predicted an additional 0.633 deficiencies per home. Nurse staffing ratios were markedly lower at investor-owned homes...
  52. ncbi Factors influencing the care-seeking behaviour of chest symptomatics: a community-based study involving rural and urban population in Tamil Nadu, South India
    G Sudha
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India
    Trop Med Int Health 8:336-41. 2003
    ..Fifty per cent of the participants who did not seek care felt that their symptoms were not severe...
  53. ncbi A national view of workplace injuries in nursing homes
    Nicholas G Castle
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:92-103. 2009
    ..Data from a large sample of nursing homes were used to examine the cross-sectional association between workplace injuries and organizational factors, caregiver staffing levels, and quality...
  54. ncbi Asymmetric information, ownership and quality of care: an empirical analysis of nursing homes
    Shin Yi Chou
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology and National Bureau of Economic Research, University Heights, Newark 07102 1982, USA
    J Health Econ 21:293-311. 2002
    ..The study shows that the differences between for-profit and nonprofit homes do become manifest when asymmetric information is present...
  55. ncbi Making cents of logistics. 15 ways to improve inventory control
    Angela Newman
    National Nephrology Associates, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    Nephrol News Issues 17:56-8. 2003
  56. ncbi [Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors: which ones are we really modifying?]
    Tomas Romero
    Sharp Health Care, San Diego, California, Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
    Rev Med Chil 137:1498-501. 2009
    ..The ongoing global obesity epidemic reinforces the need for these changes. Public and privately sponsored programs and policies to improve education and access to health resources are important components of this process ...
  57. pmc Post-acute service use following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:77-93. 2002
    ..After adjusting for many patient and hospital characteristics, however, variation in PASU remained across States...
  58. ncbi For-profit and not-for-profit health plans participating in Medicaid
    B E Landon
    Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:162-71. 2001
    ..On balance, these findings should reassure critics of for-profit health care...
  59. ncbi [Fairness in Germany's long-term care insurance: the relationship between social insurance and private mandatory insurance]
    H Rothgang
    Zentrum für Sozialpolitik, Universitat Bremen
    Gesundheitswesen 72:154-60. 2010
    ..If this is not possible at least a risk equalization scheme should be introduced that equalizes the risk structure concerning the expenses and - if possible - also the income side...
  60. ncbi A primer on EVA for health care providers
    James L Grant
    University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Finance 33:22-38. 2007
    ..That being said, the question addressed here is how to measure the economic profit of providers in the health care sector, which is largely comprised of not-for-profit organizations such as clinics, laboratories, and hospitals...
  61. ncbi A comparison of quality measures between for-profit and nonprofit medicare-certified home health agencies in Michigan
    Kathryn L Haldiman
    Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan, Oak Park, Michigan, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 29:75-90. 2010
    ..The relative value of both types of ownership should be recognized. Future research may focus on using standardized quality measures to explore further the impact of profit orientation on home health quality of care...
  62. pmc Early complications of total hip and knee replacement: a comparison of outcomes in a regional orthopaedic hospital and two independent treatment centres
    Gordon Bannister
    Avon Orthopaedic Centre, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:610-4. 2010
    ..There is anecdotal evidence of poorer outcomes from prosthetic joint replacement performed in independent treatment centres but very few comparative studies...
  63. ncbi Removing the taint. A year later, HealthSouth works to burnish its name
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
  64. ncbi Capacity strengthening in malaria research: the Gates Malaria Partnership
    Brian M Greenwood
    Gates Malaria Partnership, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Trends Parasitol 22:278-84. 2006
    ..Capacity development, notably through a PhD programme, has been an underlying feature of all aspects of the programme...
  65. ncbi An interim prosthesis program for lower limb amputees: comparison of public and private models of service
    Robert Gordon
    Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 2522 Australia
    Prosthet Orthot Int 34:175-83. 2010
    ..0% lower compared with the private model. The results suggest that a public model of service may provide a more comprehensive and less expensive interim prosthesis program for lower limb amputees...
  66. pmc Relationship among length of facility ownership, clinical performance, and mortality
    David Van Wyck
    DaVita Inc, Lakewood, Colorado, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:248-51. 2010
    ..Because growth rates among providers differ, we reasoned that clinical performance and mortality rates in dialysis facilities may be related to length of facility ownership...
  67. ncbi Adjusting to new rules. Annual survey shows many post-acute-care providers report growth even as they struggle with shifting reimbursement
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 36:24-6, 28. 2006
  68. ncbi Having a voice and being heard: nursing home residents and in-house advocacy
    Ronald J Walent
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:34-42; quiz 44-5. 2008
    ..Attending to patterns of advocacy and the effect of the nursing home environment on resident communication are essential for individualizing care and promoting systems to ensure residents have a voice and are heard...
  69. ncbi Care UK chief urges swift ISTC take-up. Interview by Helen Mooney
    Mike Parish
    Health Serv J 117:18-9. 2007
  70. ncbi CFO suspended, Scrushy settles
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 37:12. 2007
  71. ncbi Dialysis facility ownership and epoetin dosing in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Mae Thamer
    Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    JAMA 297:1667-74. 2007
    ..The type of facility (profit, chain, and affiliation status) at which a patient receives dialysis might affect epoetin dosing patterns and has implications for future epoetin policies...
  72. ncbi Manor Care deal leads to big paydays. Wilensky gets almost $800,000; CEO Ormond receives more than $77 million
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 38:17. 2008
  73. ncbi Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and virologic suppression among HIV-infected persons receiving care in private clinics in Mumbai, India
    Bijal Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1235-44. 2007
    ..Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and correlates of adherence and virologic suppression among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons receiving ART in private, outpatient clinics in India is unknown...
  74. ncbi For-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes in Israel: do they differ with respect to quality of care?
    A Mark Clarfield
    Department of Geriatrics, Soroka University Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:167-72. 2009
    ..We conclude that in Israel, as in many other jurisdictions studied, FP NHs provide poorer care than NFPs, possibly due to a conflict between the demands of patient care and the desire to maximize profits in the FP institutions...
  75. ncbi Health care system in the Czech Republic
    L Spacilova
    Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Czech Republic
    Ann Ig 19:573-81. 2007
    ..The health care system in the Czech Republic has underwent many changes during the last years and its further transformation reflecting social requests can be expected...
  76. ncbi Assessment of quality guidelines implementation using a continuous quality improvement programme
    Nick Richards
    Fresenius Medical Care UK, Tipton, UK
    Blood Purif 25:221-8. 2007
    ..The main aim of this study is to describe the level of implementation of the EBPG in the European Fresenius Medical Care (FME) clinic network...
  77. ncbi [The disadvantaged excluded by a for-profit care]
    Jan Halldin
    Lakartidningen 104:256. 2007
  78. ncbi Medical education--professionalism
    Timothy Howland
    N Engl J Med 356:639; author reply 640-1. 2007
  79. ncbi Does the public sector outperform the nonprofit and for-profit sectors? Evidence from a national panel study on nursing home quality and access
    Anna A Amirkhanyan
    Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 27:326-53. 2008
    ..When compared to nonprofit and, in some cases, for-profit facilities, public nursing homes have a significantly higher share of Medicaid recipients. The paper proposes strategies to address the identified long-term care divide...
  80. pmc Plans afoot for national network of for-profit urgent care centres
    Deborah Jones
    CMAJ 176:22. 2007
  81. ncbi [Individual health services without compensation claims from the private health insurances' perspective]
    Axel Fortmann
    DKV Deutsche Krankenversicherung AG, Koln
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 100:713-8; discussion 723-4. 2006
    ..Private health insurance offers a wide range of options for securing lasting and solid basic coverage. It is possible to optimize and enlarge this service by providing additional features and reasonable supplements...
  82. ncbi Retail clinics: coming to a location near you?
    Michelle Leiker
    WMJ 105:51-2. 2006
  83. ncbi Agency ownership, patient payment source, and length of service in home care, 1992 2000
    Beth Han
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Gerontologist 47:438-46. 2007
    ..This study investigated how for-profit and not-for-profit agencies responded to policy changes in the 1990s with respect to length of service...
  84. ncbi Government-industry partnership in weekly iron-folic acid supplementation for women of reproductive age in the Philippines: impact on iron status
    Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa
    Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Bicutan, Taguig, Manila, Philippines
    Nutr Rev 63:S116-25. 2005
    ..Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation should be recommended as a preventive strategy to control iron deficiency among reproductive-age women in the Philippines...
  85. ncbi HMO quality: does for-profit status matter?
    Ken Terry
    Med Econ 79:53-4. 2002
  86. ncbi Implementing home care in Canada: four critical elements
    B Richardson
    We Care Inc, Toronto, Ontario
    Healthc Pap 1:67-73, discussion 109-12. 2000
    ..A national home care program may be an elusive dream, but that shouldn't stop experimentation, evaluation and improvement...
  87. ncbi Not-for-profit dialysis center care carries lower mortality risk, study says
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 13:7-9. 2002
  88. ncbi The two cultures and the health care revolution. Commerce and professionalism in medical care
    J H McArthur
    Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA 277:985-9. 1997
    ..Some operational options for such a national council, its membership, and the conduct of its affairs are briefly outlined as a basis for further discussion...
  89. ncbi Sta-home's status. Case could signal greater IRS scrutiny
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 32:24. 2002
  90. ncbi Exec claims HealthSouth will be bigger and better
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 32:8. 2002
  91. ncbi Cash and compassion: profit status and the delivery of hospice services
    Karl A Lorenz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, University of California, Los Angeles
    J Palliat Med 5:507-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relationship of hospice profit status to patient selection and service delivery...
  92. ncbi Settlement terms. Ark. chain to pay $2 million to settle elder-abuse case
    Julie Piotrowski
    Mod Healthc 32:22-3. 2002
  93. ncbi Nephrologists fueling growth for smaller chains. "Everything that is old is new again" as physicians consider their options
    Mark E Neumann
    Nephrol News Issues 16:32, 44, 48. 2002
  94. ncbi Top 50 nursing facility chains
    Kathleen Vickery
    Provider 28:43-7. 2002
  95. ncbi Enacting litigious environments: litigation and Florida's nursing homes
    Christopher E Johnson
    Department of Health Services Administration, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 27:7-20. 2002
    ....
  96. ncbi Assessments of medical care by enrollees in for-profit and nonprofit health maintenance organizations
    Ha T Tu
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1288-93. 2002
    ..It is uncertain how assessments of medical care differ between enrollees in for-profit and nonprofit health maintenance organizations (HMOs)...
  97. ncbi Earnings at a premium. Rate increases fuel gains for HMOs hit by rising costs, faltering economy
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 32:22-3. 2002
  98. ncbi HMO behavior and stock market valuation: what does Wall Street reward and punish?
    M V Pauly
    Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:7-15. 2001
    ..This analysis supports the view that competitive HMO markets best constrain profits to investor-owned firms...
  99. ncbi International trade regulation and publicly funded health care in Canada
    A S Ostry
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 31:475-80. 2001
    ..New WTO agreements will bring increasing pressure to privatize Canada's public health care system and limit government's ability to control pharmaceutical costs...
  100. ncbi Ownership type and community benefits of women's health centers
    A J Khoury
    University of Southern Mississippi, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 58:76-99. 2001
    ..Among women's health centers, the results show that ownership matters, and indicate the importance of supporting providers who serve the underserved and developing a standard of community benefits...
  101. ncbi Organizational efficiency and quality in Texas nursing facilities
    Kris Joseph Knox
    Department of Maritime Administration, Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77552, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 6:175-88. 2003
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Research Grants15

  1. 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]..
  2. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. CONTROL OF CELL FATE--ROLE OF PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATION
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  6. Home Health Agency Quality: Profit Orientation, Competition and Rehospitalization
    Laura Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study results will add to the important ongoing debate about the public value of not-for-profits[unreadable] and potentially inform legislators considering policy impacting healthcare competition. ..
  7. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Dental Utilization by Nursing Home Residents: 1986-2004
    ROBERT BAGRAMIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Quantifying over-time changes in the extent of oral health need and disease predictors within the nursing home population is important for resource allocation and policy development. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Novel Quantitative, Comprehensive Proteomic Technology
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We anticipate the proposed pro ram will contribute significant towards fulfilling expectations for cancer research raised by the genomics revolution. ..
  11. PROBLEMATIC VOCALIZATIONS--BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTOR
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Further, data from a core set of background and proximal factors common across the three interactive projects will be combined to develop a model of factors operative in producing NDBs in general. ..
  12. Proteomics: Technologies and Applications
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The goal of the meeting is to bring together the leading experts from the different areas of proteomics research to discuss emerging technologies and their applications to biological and clinical research. ..
  13. ISOTOPE CODED AFFINITY TAGS FOR QUANTITATIVE PROTEOMICS
    Ruedi Aebersold; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The technology will thus significantly contribute to the molecular diagnosis, the assessment of the cancer risk and prognosis, and the understanding of the molecular basis of cancer. ..
  14. PARTNERSHIP APPROACH FOR SUSTAINING BEST PRACTICES
    Cornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study holds the promise of improving care in nursing homes by testing an organizational-level change intervention to sustain the use of nursing care best practice protocols and thus improve the quality of care. ..
  15. New Evidence on the Persistence of High Health Spending
    Richard Hirth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will provide an example of how such estimates can inform the evaluation of risk-adjustment and reinsurance as mechanisms to improve the functioning of small group health insurance markets. ..