regional health planning

Summary

Summary: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Where does the responsibility for health governance in the UK lie?
    Selwyn Hodge
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:50. 2007
  2. ncbi Defining regions for locality health care planning: a multidimensional approach
    Niamh K Shortt
    Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh E48 9XP, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 60:2715-27. 2005
  3. ncbi Organizational capacity for community development in regional health authorities: a conceptual model
    Kathy 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi [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. 2012
  7. ncbi Hospital utilization, efficiency and access to care during and shortly after restructuring acute care in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Brendan Barrett
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:31-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Quality of medical care during and shortly after acute care restructuring in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Bryan 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
  9. pmc Potential value of regionalized intensive care for mechanically ventilated medical patients
    Jeremy 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
  10. ncbi Prioritizing the organization and management of intensive care services in the United States: the PrOMIS Conference
    Amber 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

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Publications190 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Where does the responsibility for health governance in the UK lie?
    Selwyn Hodge
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:50. 2007
  2. ncbi Defining regions for locality health care planning: a multidimensional approach
    Niamh 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...
  3. ncbi Organizational capacity for community development in regional health authorities: a conceptual model
    Kathy 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
    ....
  4. ncbi 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
    ....
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi [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. 2012
    This 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...
  7. ncbi Hospital utilization, efficiency and access to care during and shortly after restructuring acute care in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Brendan Barrett
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:S2:31-7. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Quality of medical care during and shortly after acute care restructuring in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Bryan 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...
  9. pmc Potential value of regionalized intensive care for mechanically ventilated medical patients
    Jeremy 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...
  10. ncbi Prioritizing the organization and management of intensive care services in the United States: the PrOMIS Conference
    Amber 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...
  11. pmc Perceived barriers to the regionalization of adult critical care in the United States: a qualitative preliminary study
    Jeremy 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...
  12. ncbi Setting priorities in Canadian regional health authorities: a survey of key decision makers
    Craig Mitton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Health Policy 60:39-58. 2002
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  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi Regionalization: making sense of the Canadian experience
    Steven Lewis
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Pap 5:12-31. 2004
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  15. ncbi Regionalization in Canada: a promising heritage to build on
    Jean Louis Denis
    Administration de Santé Faculté de Médecine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Healthc Pap 5:40-5; discussion 96-9. 2004
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  16. ncbi Regionalization: an opportunity for improving management
    David 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...
  17. ncbi Priority dilemmas in psoriasis care and visions of a future care in a group of administrators, politicians and professionals in northern Sweden
    Margaretha 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
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  18. ncbi Steering and rowing in healthcare: the devolution option
    Colleen 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...
  19. ncbi 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
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  20. ncbi Reconstructing cancer services in Ontario
    Terry 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...
  21. ncbi Regionalizing Canadian healthcare: the good--the bad--the ugly
    Ann Casebeer
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Pap 5:88-93; discussion 96-9. 2004
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  22. ncbi Let regionalization continue to evolve
    Jack 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...
  23. ncbi Continuum of care must be under region's control
    Thomas 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...
  24. ncbi Critical insights for researchers and decision-makers
    Seven Tomblin
    Department of Political Science, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
    Healthc Pap 5:60-2; discussion 96-9. 2004
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  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi From the trenches: views from decision-makers on health services priority setting
    San 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...
  28. pmc Public involvement in the priority setting activities of a wait time management initiative: a qualitative case study
    Rebecca 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...
  29. ncbi Healthcare sustainability and the challenges of innovation to biopharmaceuticals in Canada
    Zahava 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
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  30. ncbi [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
  31. pmc Priority setting in the provincial health services authority: survey of key decision makers
    Flora 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...
  32. ncbi Addressing the non-medical determinants of health: a survey of Canada's health regions
    C James Frankish
    Institute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Public Health 98:41-7. 2007
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  33. ncbi [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
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  34. ncbi Medical workforce policy-making in Canada, 1993-2003: reconnecting the disconnected
    W 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...
  35. ncbi [Evaluation and health promotion in Brittany]
    S Vergniory
    CRES de Bretagne, 1, place du Maréchal Juin, 35000 Rennes
    Sante Publique 18:263-74. 2006
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  36. ncbi Who had a hand in policy?
    Anna Dixon
    King s Fund
    Health Serv J . 2008
  37. ncbi What decision-makers want and what they have been getting
    Maurice McGregor
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Value Health 9:181-5. 2006
  38. ncbi What factors induce health care decision-makers to use clinical guidelines? Evidence from provincial health ministries, regional health authorities and hospitals in Canada
    Mathieu 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...
  39. ncbi Priority-setting in health authorities: moving beyond the barriers. The Calgary experience
    Craig 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...
  40. ncbi Public participation in regional health policy: a theoretical framework
    Wilfreda 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...
  41. ncbi The evolution of health-policy making in Italy
    George 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...
  42. ncbi "We are all in this together": integrated health service plans in Ontario
    Hy 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...
  43. ncbi Street-level bureaucrats? heart disease, health economics and policy in a primary care group
    Ruth McDonald
    Department of Applied Social Science, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 10:129-35. 2002
  44. ncbi Health technology assessment, research, and implementation within a health region in Alberta, Canada
    Robert 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)...
  45. ncbi 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
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  46. ncbi Health service use in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority: variations across areas in relation to health and socioeconomic status
    Norman 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...
  47. ncbi User-payment, decentralization and health service utilization in Zambia
    E 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
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  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi From home, to market, to headquarters, to home. Relocating health services planning and purchasing in New Zealand
    Robin 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...
  50. ncbi Health care resource allocation: complicating ethical factors at the macro-allocation level
    Eike 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...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. ncbi 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...
  53. ncbi [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
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  54. ncbi From global effectiveness to joint strategy development in England
    Zoltan Bozoky
    Health Educ Res 18:639-41. 2003
  55. ncbi New roles and relationships in the NHS--barriers to change
    D 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...
  56. ncbi Running on the spot: lessons from a decade of health reform in New Zealand
    Toni 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...
  57. ncbi High cost patients and the consortium approach
    Susan 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...
  58. ncbi Resource allocation in health care: health economics and beyond
    Craig 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...
  59. ncbi Growing pains
    Paul Smith
    Health Serv J 114:10, 12-4. 2004
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. ncbi [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
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  62. ncbi [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...
  63. ncbi Chronic Care Management evolves towards Integrated Care in Counties Manukau, New Zealand
    Harry Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2489. 2007
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  64. ncbi 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 Emerg
    Pamela 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...
  65. ncbi 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 T
    Manesh 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...
  66. ncbi 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...
  67. ncbi Texas hospitals' experience with the Texas Advance Directives Act
    Martin 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...
  68. ncbi Child and adolescent health in Northern Ontario: a quantitative profile for public health planning
    Mary 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...
  69. ncbi Use of community health needs assessment for regional planning in country South Australia
    J 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...
  70. ncbi Withdrawal of life sustaining treatment in children in the first year of life
    E 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...
  71. ncbi Spatio-temporal modelling of rates for the construction of disease maps
    Ying 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...
  72. ncbi Access to care, socioeconomic deprivation and colon cancer survival
    O 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...
  73. ncbi The managerial future of nephrology and dialysis
    Giuliana 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 ..
  74. ncbi [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.
  75. ncbi [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...
  76. ncbi [For many departments, the region is far from the scene of action]
    Pascale Mahé
    Sante Publique 16:699-701. 2004
  77. ncbi Build it and they will come
    Jaynelle F Stichler
    Stichler Group Inc, SanDiego, USA
    Mark Health Serv 22:12-3. 2002
  78. ncbi [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
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  79. ncbi [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...
  80. ncbi Appropriateness of percutaneous coronary interventions in Washington State
    Steven M Bradley
    University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:445-53. 2012
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  81. ncbi [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...
  82. ncbi Action, not talk: a simulation of risk communication during the first hours of a pandemic
    Vicki 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...
  83. ncbi Ambulance diversions. The ED emergency
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 80:16. 2006
  84. ncbi Dueling with diabetes
    Ken Ortolon
    Tex Med 100:49-52. 2004
  85. ncbi The regional genetic and newborn screening service collaboratives: the first two years
    Michele 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
    ....
  86. ncbi [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...
  87. ncbi Rehabilitation of the hospital infrastructure in a developing country
    H 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...
  88. pmc Building a "brain attack" team to administer thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke
    M 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...
  89. ncbi Using participatory action research to build a priority setting process in a Canadian Regional Health Authority
    San 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...
  90. ncbi 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
    ....
  91. ncbi The influence of health care organisations on health system performance
    Katharina 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...
  92. ncbi How should a supra-regional scientific organisation optimise the delivery of health care?
    Paul T Sergeant
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 10:291-2. 2002
  93. ncbi [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
  94. ncbi Regionalization of health services in Newfoundland and Labrador: perceptions of the planning, implementation and consequences of regional governance
    Doreen 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
    ....
  95. ncbi [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...
  96. ncbi Nursing in transition
    K K Raheja
    Nurs Forum 15:413-7. 1976
  97. ncbi [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...
  98. ncbi Bayesian spatial and ecological models for small-area accident and injury analysis
    Ying 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.
  99. ncbi 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, 2000-2002
    Jane 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...
  100. ncbi A study on an information security system of a regional collaborative medical platform
    Junping 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...
  101. ncbi The creation of regional partnerships for regional emergency planning
    Laura 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...

Research Grants14

  1. DETERMINANTS OF PROCEDURE USE IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
    James 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. ..
  2. Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care; Comparison of 4 approaches
    James W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, the same strategies could be used to facilitate implementation of other chronic disease guidelines. ..
  3. Meals on Wheels Volunteers as Health Literacy Coaches for Older Adults
    Vicki S Freimuth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will advance understanding of interactional health literacy. ..
  4. Faith-Based Breast Cancer Screening Intervention
    LANA SUE KA OPUA; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  5. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin 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. ..
  6. Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory Care
    JOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  7. Clinical decision-making using a data-driven display
    James Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Are Volume Standards Accurate Measures of Quality?
    Laurent Glance; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative Medicine
    Ian 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. ..
  10. Does Patient Severity Affect Variation in Hospital Use?
    Joseph Restuccia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our underlying hypothesis is that the socioeconomic and supply factors will have a relatively weak relationship to practice style their relationship with the disease effect. ..
  11. Indiana PROSPECT
    JOSEPH MARCUS OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....