regional health planning
Summary: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
Publications190 found, 100 shown here
- Where does the responsibility for health governance in the UK lie?Selwyn Hodge
J R Soc Promot Health 127:50. 2007
- Defining regions for locality health care planning: a multidimensional approachNiamh K Shortt
Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh E48 9XP, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 60:2715-27. 2005..The paper considers the future potential use of such a methodology for health care planning and highlights areas for further research in this field...
- Organizational capacity for community development in regional health authorities: a conceptual modelKathy Germann
School of Business, Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
Health Promot Int 19:289-98. 2004....
- Setting priorities in the south west of Western Australia: where are we now?Craig Mitton
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, BC Research Institute for Women s and Children s Health, Vancouver, Canada
Aust Health Rev 28:301-10. 2004....
- Setting priorities and allocating resources in health regions: lessons from a project evaluating program budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA)Craig R Mitton
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr N W, Alta, Calgary, Canada T2N 4N1
Health Policy 64:335-48. 2003..However, the framework has undergone limited evaluation, and insight into how such evaluation should even take place is not found in the literature...
- [Metropolitan and regional health planning: dilemmas of the Pact for Health in the Baixada Santista Metropolitan Area, São Paulo State, Brazil]Aurea Maria Zöllner Ianni
Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 28:925-34. 2012This paper focuses on the relationship between metropolitan and regional health planning based on the processes of regionalization and the Pact for Health in the Baixada Santista Metropolitan Area, São Paulo State, Brazil...
- Hospital utilization, efficiency and access to care during and shortly after restructuring acute care in Newfoundland and LabradorBrendan 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....
- Quality of medical care during and shortly after acute care restructuring in Newfoundland and LabradorBryan Curtis
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, NL, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:38-47. 2005..To critically evaluate the quality of hospital medical care at the beginning, during and shortly after regionalization of health boards in Newfoundland and Labrador, and aggregation of hospitals in the St John's region...
- Potential value of regionalized intensive care for mechanically ventilated medical patientsJeremy M Kahn
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 723 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:285-91. 2008..Regionalization has been proposed as a method to improve outcomes for medical patients receiving mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit...
- Prioritizing the organization and management of intensive care services in the United States: the PrOMIS ConferenceAmber E Barnato
Center for Research on Health Care, and the CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 35:1003-11. 2007..We sought to elicit the perceived problems and solutions to the delivery of critical care services from a broad set of U.S. stakeholders...
- Perceived barriers to the regionalization of adult critical care in the United States: a qualitative preliminary studyJeremy M Kahn
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 8:239. 2008..We sought to develop a framework for understanding clinician attitudes toward regionalization and potential barriers to developing a tiered, regionalized system of care in the United States...
- Setting priorities in Canadian regional health authorities: a survey of key decision makersCraig Mitton
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
Health Policy 60:39-58. 2002....
- Evidence-based priority-setting: what do the decision-makers think?Craig Mitton
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, University of British Columbia, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:146-52. 2004..Although such activity should be based, at least in part, on evidence, there are limited examples in the literature of decision-makers reflecting on their use of evidence in priority-setting...
- Regionalization: making sense of the Canadian experienceSteven Lewis
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:12-31. 2004....
- Regionalization in Canada: a promising heritage to build onJean Louis Denis
Administration de Santé Faculté de Médecine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:40-5; discussion 96-9. 2004....
- Regionalization: an opportunity for improving managementDavid Levine
Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal Centre, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:46-9; discussion 96-9. 2004..The political nature of healthcare is mentioned often, and the negative impact of end-runs to political authority if patients or providers are not satisfied is underlined...
- Priority dilemmas in psoriasis care and visions of a future care in a group of administrators, politicians and professionals in northern SwedenMargaretha Uttjek
Section of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
Health Policy 87:203-16. 2008....
- Steering and rowing in healthcare: the devolution optionColleen M Flood
University of Toronto
Healthc Q 8:54-7, 2; discussion 58-9. 2005..Claims of"underfunding" notwithstanding, the problems we are experiencing with healthcare in Canada are primarily attributable to a deficiency of governance of our ill-coordinated non-system of health and healthcare services...
- Canadian health system reforms: lessons for Australia?Gregory P Marchildon
Faculty of Administration, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2, Canada
Aust Health Rev 29:105-19. 2005....
- Reconstructing cancer services in OntarioTerry Sullivan
Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:69-80; discussion 96-9. 2004..While institutional relationships are still developing, these experiences may provide important insights for regionalization efforts in other jurisdictions and sectors in Canada...
- Regionalizing Canadian healthcare: the good--the bad--the uglyAnn Casebeer
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:88-93; discussion 96-9. 2004....
- Let regionalization continue to evolveJack Davis
Calgary Health Region, Alberta, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:50-4; discussion 96-9. 2004..We must allow regionalization to evolve in order to see long-term improvements in the healthcare system...
- Continuum of care must be under region's controlThomas Ward
Scarborough Hospital Scarborough, ON, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:55-9; discussion 96-9. 2004..The commentary proposes that it is time to review the underlying premises for regionalization and its current emphasis on acute care...
- Critical insights for researchers and decision-makersSeven Tomblin
Department of Political Science, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:60-2; discussion 96-9. 2004....
- Devolution--a solution for Ontario: could the lone wolf lead the pack?Colleen M Flood
Faculty of Law, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Healthc Pap 5:63-8; discussion 96-9. 2004..With a new government in Ontario, there is now a window of opportunity to capitalize on the experiences and failures of other provinces and for Ontario to emerge as the leader of the pack, rather than the lone wolf...
- Regionalization: are even the flaws quintessentially Canadian?Judith Dwyer
School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
Healthc Pap 5:81-7; discussion 96-9. 2004..This looks like being the last devolution in the Australian system for some time...
- From the trenches: views from decision-makers on health services priority settingSan Patten
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Health Serv Manage Res 18:100-8. 2005..In identifying aspects of priority setting that are important to decision-makers, researchers can also be better informed with respect to real-world processes...
- Public involvement in the priority setting activities of a wait time management initiative: a qualitative case studyRebecca A Bruni
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 7:186. 2007..The purpose of this study is to describe and evaluate priority setting for the Ontario Wait Time Strategy, with special attention to public engagement...
- Healthcare sustainability and the challenges of innovation to biopharmaceuticals in CanadaZahava R S Rosenberg-Yunger
Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada
Health Policy 87:359-68. 2008....
- [Territorial dimensions of public health policies and their impacts on occupations]Françoise Jabot
Ecole Nationale de la Santé Publique, avenue du professeur Leon Bernard, 35043 Rennes
Sante Publique 19:S21-35. 2007
- Priority setting in the provincial health services authority: survey of key decision makersFlora Teng
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, B C Research Institute for Children s and Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 7:84. 2007..The current work adds to a limited yet growing body of international literature describing priority setting practices in health organizations...
- Addressing the non-medical determinants of health: a survey of Canada's health regionsC James Frankish
Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Can J Public Health 98:41-7. 2007....
- [Regional health systems management: a case study in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]Juliano de Carvalho Lima
Escola Nacional de Saude Publica Sergio Arouca, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 22:2179-89. 2006....
- Medical workforce policy-making in Canada, 1993-2003: reconnecting the disconnectedW Dale Dauphinee
Medical Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 81:830-6. 2006..Finally, in complex systems with regional differences, policy decisions based on normative data are insufficient...
- [Evaluation and health promotion in Brittany]S Vergniory
CRES de Bretagne, 1, place du Maréchal Juin, 35000 Rennes
Sante Publique 18:263-74. 2006....
- Who had a hand in policy?Anna Dixon
King s Fund
Health Serv J . 2008
- What decision-makers want and what they have been gettingMaurice McGregor
McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
Value Health 9:181-5. 2006
- What factors induce health care decision-makers to use clinical guidelines? Evidence from provincial health ministries, regional health authorities and hospitals in CanadaMathieu Ouimet
CHEPA and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
Soc Sci Med 62:964-76. 2006..The paper concludes with suggestions for future research...
- Priority-setting in health authorities: moving beyond the barriers. The Calgary experienceCraig Mitton
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, BC Research Institute for Children s and Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
Healthc Q 8:49-55. 2005..These lessons learned should provide insight for similar activity in other jurisdictions...
- Public participation in regional health policy: a theoretical frameworkWilfreda E Thurston
University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Alta, Canada
Health Policy 73:237-52. 2005..We believe that this framework is a good beginning to making more explicit the factors that may be considered when evaluating both the processes and outcomes of public participation in health policy development...
- The evolution of health-policy making in ItalyGeorge France
Institute for Study of Regionalism, Federalism, and Self Government, Italian National Research Council
J Health Polit Policy Law 30:169-87. 2005..If the decentralization process continues, problems could arise due to interregional differences in capacities to formulate and implement appropriate policies and to tackle special interest groups...
- "We are all in this together": integrated health service plans in OntarioHy Eliasoph
Healthc Q 10:82-7. 2007..This article reviews the experience of LHINs in meeting this challenge, outlines the process and outcome dimensions of the plans and discusses eight opportunities for LHINs as they act on the basis of their plans...
- Street-level bureaucrats? heart disease, health economics and policy in a primary care groupRuth McDonald
Department of Applied Social Science, University of Manchester, UK
Health Soc Care Community 10:129-35. 2002
- Health technology assessment, research, and implementation within a health region in Alberta, CanadaRobert C Lee
University of Calgary, Calgary Health Technology Implementation Unit, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:513-20. 2003..To determine the need for and implement health technology assessment (HTA) to inform decision making and policy within a regional health care system in Calgary (Alberta, Canada)...
- Devolving healthcare delivery to regional health authorities: is health technology assessment prepared to follow?Bernhard R Gibis
National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, Department of Health Technology Assessment, Colgone, Germany
Healthc Manage Forum 16:24-31. 2003....
- Health service use in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority: variations across areas in relation to health and socioeconomic statusNorman Frohlich
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, I H Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
Healthc Manage Forum . 2002..Nevertheless, visits to specialist physicians, a variety of high profile procedures, and screening and preventative services appear not to be provided in accordance with need...
- User-payment, decentralization and health service utilization in ZambiaE Blas
UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Health Policy Plan 16:19-28. 2001....
- Social and political factors influencing the functioning of regional health boards in British Columbia (Canada)C James Frankish
Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia, Room 308, LPC Building, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
Health Policy 61:125-51. 2002..Health boards that have lay representatives, including regional health authorities in Canada, face similar social and political factors immediate to their operation...
- From home, to market, to headquarters, to home. Relocating health services planning and purchasing in New ZealandRobin Gauld
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
J Manag Med 16:436-50. 2002..Based on New Zealand's experience, the article notes that all but the market structure appear to have provided an adequate environment for effective health care planning and purchasing...
- Health care resource allocation: complicating ethical factors at the macro-allocation levelEike Henner W Kluge
Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Health Care Anal 10:209-20. 2002..It presents evidence from a preliminary Canadian study to this effect...
- Outcome-related health targets--political strategies for better health outcomes: a conceptual and comparative study (part 2)Matthias Wismar
Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health System Research, Medical School Hannover, 30623, Hannover, Germany
Health Policy 59:223-41. 2002..Many target programmes are, therefore, bound to fail and finding a balance between the right balance between technocratic and participative as well as between top and bottom remains a challenge for setting successful health targets...
- Performance management in British health care: will it deliver?Peter C Smith
University of York
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:103-15. 2002..Performance management will not be fully effective unless adequate capacity--in information, leadership, and managerial resources--is made available...
- [Health resources allocation in Canada provinces: the role of indicators of health needs]Jean Pierre Thouez
Département de géographie, Université de Montréal Laboratoire de géographie de la santé, Unite de Recherche en Epidemiologie, CR CHUM, Hotel Dieu de Montreal, Canada
Cah Sociol Demogr Med 42:75-96. 2002....
- From global effectiveness to joint strategy development in EnglandZoltan Bozoky
Health Educ Res 18:639-41. 2003
- New roles and relationships in the NHS--barriers to changeD Goldie
Comhairle, Scottish Centre for European Public Sector Studies, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Paisley, Scotland
J Manag Med 15:6-27. 2001..Several barriers and sources of institutional resistance to the new roles and relationships were found during this study, and are discussed. Suggestions upon how these may be overcome and implementation improved are then made...
- Running on the spot: lessons from a decade of health reform in New ZealandToni Ashton
Division of Community Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, 52 54 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 1:97-106. 2002..Given the high cost of reform, incremental change, which aims to tackle specific issues, may be a more cost-effective means of securing the desired results...
- High cost patients and the consortium approachSusan Schonfield
Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority, Mitcham, UK
Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:26-8. 2002..6% of the patient population and received 16% of the entire treatment budget. The Pan-Thames Consortium provides focused commissioning expertise and a model for national commissioning of haemophilia services...
- Resource allocation in health care: health economics and beyondCraig Mitton
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Health Care Anal 11:245-57. 2003..The approach is pragmatic, transparent and evidence based, and should have application elsewhere...
- Growing painsPaul Smith
Health Serv J 114:10, 12-4. 2004
- Health information exchange: 'lex parsimoniae'J Marc Overhage
Medical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w595-7. 2007..The should be parsimonious--not overly constraining how the exchanges operate and maintaining separation between the applications that provide functionality and the network that supports HIE...
- [Inequalities in public health care provision in Chile]Oscar Arteaga
Escuela de Salud Publica, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Cad Saude Publica 18:1053-66. 2002....
- [Universal health systems and territory: challenges for a regional policy in the Brazilian Legal Amazon]Ana Luiza d Avila Viana
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Dr Arnaldo 455, Sao Paulo, SP 01246 903, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 23:S117-31. 2007..In addition to establishing a regional policy for the Amazon, there is an evident need for differentiated policies within the region...
- Chronic Care Management evolves towards Integrated Care in Counties Manukau, New ZealandHarry Rea
Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland
N Z Med J 120:U2489. 2007....
- ACCF/ASE/ACEP/AHA/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/SCMR 2008 Appropriateness Criteria for Stress Echocardiography. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of EmergPamela S Douglas
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:E1-19. 2008..It is anticipated that these results will have a significant impact on physician decision making and performance, reimbursement policy, and will help guide future research...
- ACCF/SCAI/STS/AATS/AHA/ASNC 2009 Appropriateness Criteria for Coronary Revascularization: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of TManesh R Patel
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Circulation 119:1330-52. 2009..It is anticipated that these results will have an impact on physician decision making and patient education regarding expected benefits from revascularization and will help guide future research...
- ACCF/SCAI/STS/AATS/AHA/ASNC 2009 Appropriateness Criteria for Coronary Revascularization : a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriateness Criteria Task Force, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of Manesh R Patel
Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:E1-24. 2009..It is anticipated that these results will have an impact on physician decision making and patient education regarding expected benefits from revascularization and will help guide future research...
- Texas hospitals' experience with the Texas Advance Directives ActMartin L Smith
Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA
Crit Care Med 35:1271-6. 2007..This study was undertaken to determine awareness of and experience with the medical appropriateness review process at Texas Hospital Association (THA) member hospitals from 1999 to 2004...
- Child and adolescent health in Northern Ontario: a quantitative profile for public health planningMary S Ward
Northern Health Information Partnership, Northern Ontario Medical School
Can J Public Health 96:287-90. 2005..Current data emphasize the need for primordial and primary prevention in regional health planning and are also useful in secondary and tertiary prevention...
- Use of community health needs assessment for regional planning in country South AustraliaJ Fuller
South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 9:12-7. 2001..Data were collected from regional health planning officers during a Search Conference and a series of Delphi rounds...
- Withdrawal of life sustaining treatment in children in the first year of lifeE B Eason
Private Practice, Houston, TX, USA
J Perinatol 28:641-5. 2008..We aimed to describe the characteristics of these patients and the role of the MARC in this process...
- Spatio-temporal modelling of rates for the construction of disease mapsYing C MacNab
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Stat Med 21:347-58. 2002..area is responsible for the growing popularity of disease mapping because of its potential usefulness in regional health planning, disease surveillance and intervention, and allocating health funding...
- Access to care, socioeconomic deprivation and colon cancer survivalO Dejardin
Faculty of Medicine, Cancers and Populations ERI 3 INSERM, Caen Cedex, France
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:940-9. 2008..The influence of socioeconomic environment on cancer survival has been established in numerous studies in the EU and the US, prognosis being constantly poorer for the most underprivileged patients...
- The managerial future of nephrology and dialysisGiuliana Fusco
Hemodialysis Centers, Campania Region Association, Naples, Italy
J Nephrol 16:S28-9. 2003..the present situation of hemodialysis centers in Campania Region, mainly highlighting the necessity of a Regional Health planning for all the chronic renal failure care centers in order to rationalize all economic resources, quality ..
- [Diffusion of clinical governance among the Italian Local Health Units (LHUs). Analysis of the Health Surveys, the Firm Acts and the Health Plans]A G de Belvis
Istituto di Igiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
Ann Ig 21:117-26. 2009..9% of the total). Any remind to Clinical Governance instruments and methods inside each document resulted even poorer among both the organizational and performance surveys and the regional health planning frameworks, respectively.
- [Appropriateness of medical prescriptions, French experience]Estelle Duclay
Service d Evaluation Médicale et d Education Thérapeutique, Pôle d Information Médicale, d Evaluation et de Santé Publique PIMESP, Hopital Saint Jacques, CHU de Nantes, Nantes, France
Therapie 65:387-95. 2010..Analysis of causes of inappropriateness has to be conducted, in order to plan improvement actions. A second evaluation is necessary to assess the impact of appropriateness review on professional practices...
- [For many departments, the region is far from the scene of action]Pascale Mahé
Sante Publique 16:699-701. 2004
- Build it and they will comeJaynelle F Stichler
Stichler Group Inc, SanDiego, USA
Mark Health Serv 22:12-3. 2002
- [Planning criteria based on types of health, social health and public healthcare services: trends in the development and adaptation of services and healthcare integration]Josep Fusté
Departament de Salut, Direcció General de Planificació i Avaluació, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Espana
Med Clin (Barc) 131:36-41. 2008....
- [Twenty five years of health reports in Barcelona: a commitment to transparency and a tool for action]Carme Borrell
Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:449-58. 2011..We evaluate the dissemination of the health report, both at the political level, as well as the media, professionals and the public. Furthermore, we examine the impact of the report as a tool for social change and planning...
- Appropriateness of percutaneous coronary interventions in Washington StateSteven M Bradley
University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:445-53. 2012....
- [Health map: a dynamic vision of health service planning in Catalonia, Spain]María Luisa de la Puente
Departament de Salut, Direcció General de Planificació i Avaluació, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Espana
Med Clin (Barc) 131:3-8. 2008..The time horizon is set in 2015. It allows periodic updates with the aim of adapting to new needs, results evaluation, scientific knowledge and priorities...
- Action, not talk: a simulation of risk communication during the first hours of a pandemicVicki S Freimuth
Center for Health and Risk Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
Health Promot Pract 9:35S-44S. 2008..Strengths and weaknesses of the performance of the local risk communicators are identified in addition to lessons learned about the design and implementation of a risk communication simulation...
- Ambulance diversions. The ED emergencyDagmara Scalise
Hosp Health Netw 80:16. 2006
- Dueling with diabetesKen Ortolon
Tex Med 100:49-52. 2004
- The regional genetic and newborn screening service collaboratives: the first two yearsMichele Puryear
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:288-92. 2006....
- [Conception and testing of a regional practice guideline using bronchial asthma as an example]M Geraedts
Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Universitat Tubingen
Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 94:351-7. 2000..Hence, the new guideline meets the requirements for successfully implementing the recommendations into clinical practice...
- Rehabilitation of the hospital infrastructure in a developing countryH Kotilainen
National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Finland
World Hosp Health Serv 37:25-8, 34, 36. 2001..Approximately one third of the rural hospitals had to be rebuilt. The project recommended and started multiphased long-term master planning for those 3 aimag hospitals, all of which displayed difficulties similar to the rural hospitals...
- Building a "brain attack" team to administer thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic strokeM D Hill
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Alta
CMAJ 162:1589-93. 2000..Areas for continued improvement include the door-to-needle time and broader education of the public about the symptoms of acute ischemic stroke...
- Using participatory action research to build a priority setting process in a Canadian Regional Health AuthoritySan Patten
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
Soc Sci Med 63:1121-34. 2006..However, it is important that support for the change is sustained as long as necessary to embed the new practices into the organization...
- Toward a statewide health information technology center (abbreviated version)Dean F Sittig
School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
South Med J 103:1111-4. 2010....
- The influence of health care organisations on health system performanceKatharina Hauck
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:68-74. 2003..The purpose of this study is to examine the potential influence of English National Health Service territorial health authorities on 14 indicators of system performance...
- How should a supra-regional scientific organisation optimise the delivery of health care?Paul T Sergeant
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 10:291-2. 2002
- [The viewpoint of the D.R.A.S.S. conference concerning the 9 August 2004 law]Mireille Willaume
DRASS Nord Pas de Calais, 62 bd de Belfort, BP 605, 59024 Lille cedex
Sante Publique 16:695-8. 2004
- Regionalization of health services in Newfoundland and Labrador: perceptions of the planning, implementation and consequences of regional governanceDoreen Neville
Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:12-21. 2005....
- [The quality of chronic care in Germany]Birgit Fullerton
Institut fur Allgemeinmedizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 105:554-62. 2011..More research will be needed to determine whether DMPs can also help reduce the incidence of secondary disease and mortality in the long term...
- Nursing in transitionK K Raheja
Nurs Forum 15:413-7. 1976
- [Mesoamerican Public Health Institute: technical support and capacity strengthening arm of the Mesoamerican Public Health System]Miguel A Gonzalez-Block
Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica
Salud Publica Mex 53:S358-67. 2011..Health system capacity strengthening needs and preliminary training results were assessed in the first phase...
- Bayesian spatial and ecological models for small-area accident and injury analysisYing C MacNab
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
Accid Anal Prev 36:1019-28. 2004..Thereby they are potentially useful in identifying priority areas for injury/accident prevention and in informing regional health planning and policy development.
- National profile: overview of capabilities and core functions of local public health jurisdictions in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and 3 U.S. territories, 2000-2002Jane Suen
Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 10:2-12. 2004..S. public health system to better serve each community, and in educating the public about the core functions of public health to help ensure that public health agencies are accountable to those they serve...
- A study on an information security system of a regional collaborative medical platformJunping Zhao
Institute of Medical Informatics, PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
Telemed J E Health 16:746-50. 2010..Safety measures are analyzed from the perspective of system engineering. We present the essential requirements, critical architectures, and policies for system security of regional collaborative medical platforms...
- The creation of regional partnerships for regional emergency planningLaura Myers
The Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 01205, USA
J Bus Contin Emer Plan 4:338-51. 2010..The model process and how to use it in communities will be discussed, including a qualitative analysis of its application...
- DETERMINANTS OF PROCEDURE USE IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTIONJames Jollis; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will also examine "which rate is right?" by comparing adjusted outcomes (mortality, resource use, and costs), and by comparing procedure use to approaches based on medical evidence. ..
- Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care; Comparison of 4 approachesJames W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2010..If effective, the same strategies could be used to facilitate implementation of other chronic disease guidelines. ..
- Meals on Wheels Volunteers as Health Literacy Coaches for Older AdultsVicki S Freimuth; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings will advance understanding of interactional health literacy. ..
- Faith-Based Breast Cancer Screening InterventionLANA SUE KA OPUA; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and EvidenceRobin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
- Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory CareJOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Clinical decision-making using a data-driven displayJames Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Are Volume Standards Accurate Measures of Quality?Laurent Glance; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative MedicineIan Coulter; Fiscal Year: 2004..A detailed case study, using qualitative and quantitative research methods will yield a rich description that can facilitate future quantitative studies over a broader range of organizational models of integrative medicine. ..
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