regional medical programs
Summary: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
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- 'Working the system'. Achieving change through partnership working: an evaluation of cancer partnership groupsAlison Richardson
Chair of Cancer and Palliative Nursing Care, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
Health Expect 8:210-20. 2005....
- Fractures in access to and assessment of trauma systemsMary J Vassar
San Francisco Injury Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 197:717-25. 2003..This study was undertaken to determine how frequently patients incurring serious trauma in California receive treatment at a trauma center...
- Tribal connections health information outreach: results, evaluation, and challengesFred B Wood
Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 91:57-66. 2003..The knowledge gained from Tribal Connections Project Phase I is helping refine and enhance subsequent NLM-sponsored tribal connections and similar community outreach efforts...
- Organization of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals in KansasEdward F Ellerbeck
Departments of Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
J Rural Health 20:363-7. 2004..The infrastructure and organization of AMI care in rural and urban Kansas hospitals was examined...
- The station nightclub fireDavid T Harrington
Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 26:141-3. 2005
- Lessons learned from a nightclub fire: institutional disaster preparednessEric J Mahoney
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Trauma 58:487-91. 2005..In this report, we describe the events, the surgical response at our trauma center, and the lessons learned in institutional disaster preparedness...
- Tennessee trauma care system plan, Part IIJoseph B Phillips
State Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services, USA
Tenn Med 98:187-9. 2005..This plan will be presented in four segments: History, Administrative Components, Operational Components, and Clinical Components...
- Transfer times to definitive care facilities are too long: a consequence of an immature trauma systemDavid T Harrington
Rhode Island Hospital Brown Medical, School Department of Surgery, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Ann Surg 241:961-6; discussion 966-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to review our experience with interfacility transfers to identify problems that could be addressed in the development of a statewide trauma system...
- Supermarket model for vascular disease careDhiraj M Shah
Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208, USA
J Vasc Nurs 20:106-9. 2002....
- Minimal acceptable care as a vital component to Missouri's trauma systemThomas S Helling
Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Mo Med 99:275-8. 2002..This concept is called minimal acceptable care and may serve to improve patient outcome by reducing the interval to ultimate treatment and avoidance of duplication of services...
- Access to trauma centers in the United StatesCharles C Branas
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
JAMA 293:2626-33. 2005..Previous studies have reported that the number and distribution of trauma centers are uneven across states, suggesting large differences in access to trauma center care...
- Use of a field-to-stroke center helicopter transport program to extend thrombolytic therapy to rural residentsScott L Silliman
Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, USA
Stroke 34:729-33. 2003..We examined the experience of the Shands-Jacksonville Acute Stroke Transport Program, a field-to-stroke center helicopter transport program that serves rural counties in the northeastern Florida/southeastern Georgia region...
- Implementation of a trauma care system: evolution through evaluationMoishe Liberman
Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Trauma 56:1330-5. 2004..Trauma care regionalization was introduced in Quebec in 1993. This study looked at the evolution of trauma care in Quebec over the past 13 years, from the preregionalization era to the present...
- Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system responseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut Trauma Program at hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 55:1014-21. 2003..Funds have been granted to the states by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish bioterrorism preparedness and response capabilities...
- The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved populationEugene J Lengerich
Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004..Important issues and questions related to the effectiveness of such research networks have also been articulated...
- Developing regional clinical pathways in rural healthJessica Meleskie
Grey Bruce Health Network, Grey Bruce, Ontario
Can Nurse 99:25-8. 2003
- Trauma care systems in the United StatesThomas Blackwell
Department of Emergency Medicine, The Centre for Pre Hospital Medicine, Carolinas Medical Centre, Charlotte, NC, USA
Injury 34:735-9. 2003..Problems facing the delivery of trauma care are malpractice, reimbursement for speciality trauma care call and the need to extend the system to all trauma patients...
- Telemedicine in oral surgery and maxillofacial trauma: a descriptive accountP Brownrigg
INSITE Consultancy, Inc, South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Telemed J E Health 10:27-31. 2004..The telemedicine system augmented the overall success of the Federation model. New uses for telemedicine within the OMFS service soon developed...
- Improving prehospital trauma care in rural areas of low-income countriesCharles Mock
J Trauma 54:1197-8. 2003
- Fee-for-service revenue for school mental health through a partnership with an outpatient mental health centerNancy A Lever
Center for School Mental Health Assistance, University of Maryland, Dept of Psychiatry, 680 West Lexington St, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201 1570, USA
J Sch Health 74:91-4. 2004..Recommendations for programs facing the challenge of incorporating fee-for-service activities into their current model of service provision are provided...
- Experiences of regional and rural people with cancer being treated with radiotherapy in a metropolitan centreKristine Martin-McDonald
Centre of Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 9:176-82. 2003..This study supports the need for a radiotherapy centre in the location of Toowoomba as a way of providing some equity and access to such treatment for the rural people of Queensland...
- Rationale and strategies for implementing community-based transfer protocols for primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionRichard E Waters
Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2153-9. 2004..Consequently, this current evolution of reperfusion strategies has the potential to further reduce morbidity and mortality for patients presenting with STEMI...
- Telemedicine in the state of Maine: a model for growth driven by rural needsMichael A Edwards
Department of Research and Evaluation, Regional Medical Center at Lubec, Lubec, Maine 04652, USA
Telemed J E Health 9:25-39. 2003..Potential bases for this success are discussed in comparison with other networks...
- Maryland's Special Populations Cancer Network: cancer health disparities reduction modelClaudia R Baquet
University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:192-206. 2005..The MSPN addresses the goal of the NCI and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to reduce and eventually eliminate cancer health disparities. Community-academic partnerships are the foundation of this successful network...
- Strengthening primary health care: building the capacity of rural communities to access health fundingJohn McDonald
Centre for Rural and Regional Health, University of Ballarat, Mount Helen Campus, Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 10:173-7. 2002..5 million. Each community has developed a service delivery model that meets the particular needs of their local area. This capacity-building approach is both effective and replicable to other health funding opportunities...
- Effects of a rural trauma system on traumatic brain injuriesHope Tiesman
University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:1189-97. 2007..36, 0.88; OR = 0.50, 95% CI = 0.32, 0.79). Implementation of the Iowa trauma system seems to have led to more appropriate triage and transport for TBI patients, and this likely contributed to reduced in-hospital mortality...
- Expedited transfer for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a program evaluationJacobus S de Villiers
Department of Cardiac Sciences and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
CMAJ 176:1833-8. 2007..We sought to evaluate the impact of an expedited pre-hospital diagnosis and transfer pathway developed by a multidisciplinary team on the door-to-balloon time in a large urban community...
- Evacuation of trauma patients solely to level 1 centers: is the question patient or trauma center survival?Ram M Spira
Department of General Surgery, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 8:131-3. 2006
- ANGELS and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences paradigm for distant obstetrical care deliveryCurtis Lowery
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:534.e1-9. 2007..The described ANGELS model encourages replication among other programs that wish to improve perinatal regionalization attempts in their service areas...
- Benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation services to people with spinal cord injury from regional, rural and remote locationsSusan Booth
Transitional Rehabilitation Program, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:172-8. 2007..To identify the factors influencing participation and outline the benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) from rural and regional locations...
- The Alberta Ambassador Program: delivering Health Technology Assessment results to rural practitionersSaifudin Rashiq
Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
BMC Med Educ 6:21. 2006..The need for decision makers to find relevant HTA data when it is needed is a barrier to its usefulness. These barriers are highest in rural areas and amongst isolated practitioners...
- Improving emergency obstetric care in Mozambique: the story of SofalaC Santos
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Program, Maputo, Mozambique
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:190-201. 2006....
- Developing cancer services strategy in primary care in England: primary care trust managers' views of the primary care cancer leads initiativeBrenda Leese
Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Health Organ Manag 20:140-9. 2006..The aim is to evaluate the first three years of the initiative...
- A regional medical operations center improves disaster response and inter-hospital trauma transfersEric E Epley
The Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council for Trauma, San Antonio, TX, USA
Am J Surg 192:853-9. 2006..Delays in both inter-hospital trauma transfers and disaster response are common. We hypothesized patient flow could be improved by formal adoption of systems that improve cooperation and communication...
- Broken bodies, broken hearts? Limitations of the trauma system as a model for regionalizing care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction in the United StatesBrahmajee K Nallamothu
Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am Heart J 152:613-8. 2006..In this article, we briefly review the current status of trauma systems in the United States and describe why the regionalization of STEMI care may require different methods of healthcare organization...
- A descriptive study of the implementation of the EFQM excellence model and underlying tools in the Basque Health ServiceElena Sanchez
Osakidetza Basque Health Service, Hospital Basurto, Bilbao, Spain
Int J Qual Health Care 18:58-65. 2006..To describe the implementation of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) excellence model as a common framework for quality management in a regional health care service...
- From concept to culture: the WWAMI program at the University of Washington School of MedicineP G Ramsey
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195-6350, USA
Acad Med 76:765-75. 2001..The use of new information technologies promises to further expand the ability to organize and offer medical education in the WWAMI region...
- Impact of a voluntary trauma system on mortality, length of stay, and cost at a level I trauma centerJames H Abernathy
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Am Surg 68:182-92. 2002..05). A voluntary trauma system can be implemented without the need for legislative mandate. After system implementation patient and financial outcomes were improved at an individual Level I trauma center...
- Trauma rounds--Tennessee Trauma Care System Plan, part IVJoseph B Phillips
State Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services, USA
Tenn Med 98:341-3. 2005
- Win-win-win: collaboration advances critical care practiceDeb Spence
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Contemp Nurse 13:223-8. 2002..This paper provides an overview of the structure and pr month, distance education course focused on developing the context of critical care nursing...
- Trauma funding for Tennessee: the incredible journeyJulie A Dunn
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
Bull Am Coll Surg 92:18-20. 2007
- Managing a combined burn trauma disaster in the post-9/11 world: lessons learned from the 2003 West Pharmaceutical plant explosionBruce A Cairns
North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 26:144-50. 2005....
- Regional organization of perinatal careVictor Y H Yu
Semin Neonatol 9:87-8. 2004
- Regionalization of perinatal care in EuropeJennifer Zeitlin
INSERM U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, Paris, France
Semin Neonatol 9:99-110. 2004..These diverse models in countries with similar levels of development and medical technology could offer an opportunity to understand how different organizational characteristics affect access to care, health outcomes and resource use...
- Anesthesia services outside of the operating roomKendall Adams
Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Pediatr Nurs 33:232, 234, 236-7. 2007..The RTU Anesthesia service is an important asset to PCMC and continues to expand to provide safe, efficient health care for children...
- Management deficiencies and death preventability of road traffic fatalities before and after a new trauma care system in Victoria, AustraliaFrank T McDermott
Department of Surgery, Austin Health Northern Health, The University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Australia
J Trauma 63:331-8. 2007..The present study compares outcomes before (1997-1998) and after (2002-2004) the new system...
- Patient burden of centralization of head and neck cancer surgeryR S Patel
Department of Otolaryngology, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, UK
J Laryngol Otol 118:528-31. 2004..Agencies involved with restructuring oncology services must recognize the non-clinical impact of centralization and make some provision to overcome the burden facing patients and their carers...
- [Guideline-conforming interventional treatment of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in rural areas using network collaboration]H Schneider
Drip and Ship Netzwerk der Universität Rostock
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2162-6. 2004..Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed is superior to thrombolytic therapy in reducing mortality, non-fatal reinfarction and stroke, but is not available in rural Germany...
- Hospital networks for the treatment of acute myocardial infarctionZoran Olivari
Department of Cardiology, Ca Foncello Hospital, Treviso, Italy
Ital Heart J 6:459-64. 2005..In the latter, a systematic immediate transfer of high-risk patients to a primary PCI center for facilitated or rescue PCI should be considered...
- Best practices in stroke careSusan Bisaillon
Neuroscience Musculoskeletal Health System, Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
Can Nurse 101:25-9. 2005..The project was deemed a success, resulting in significant improvements in the timeliness and quality of care...
- Number of osteoporotic sites and fracture risk assessment: a cohort study from the Manitoba Bone Density ProgramWilliam D Leslie
Faculty of Medicine, and Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Bone Miner Res 22:476-83. 2007..Greater number of osteoporotic sites correlates with lower T scores at each index site. This largely explains the positive association between number of osteoporotic sites and fracture risk...
- The use of 'arms-length' organizations for health system change in Ontario, Canada: some observations by insidersGeorge H Pink
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Second Floor, McMurrich Building, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 1A8
Health Policy 63:1-15. 2003....
- Rhode Island Department of Health Strategic Plan: 2004-2010Patricia A Nolan
RI Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908, USA
Med Health R I 87:265. 2004
- Securing chemotherapies: fabrication, prescription, administration and complete traceabilityStéphane Spahni
Service of Medical Informatics, Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Stud Health Technol Inform 129:953-7. 2007..This paper presents the overall approach leading the computerization of these processes and the first evaluations about the potential benefits of the computer-aided controls during the administration phase...
- Improved management of acute gallstone disease after regional surgical subspecializationD J Simpson
Clinical and Surgical Sciences Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SA, UK
World J Surg 32:2690-4. 2008..We present results of a policy of definitive treatment during index admission after subspecialist reorganization of a regional emergency surgical service...
- [Regional medical care program in Stockholm-Gotland region: a first step toward a unified care of patients with stomach cancer]P Gunven
Radiumhemmet och kirurgiska kliniken, Karolinska sjukhuset, Stockholm
Lakartidningen 97:3592-6. 2000..A follow-up procedure deals with postoperative problems and defines recurrence rates...
- Substance abuse intervention for health care workers: a preliminary reportS C Lapham
Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest, Albuquerque, NM 87109, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 27:131-43. 2000..Methodological challenges, solutions, and implications for researchers undertaking similar projects are presented...
- System change in healthcare: the Ontario Stroke StrategyDiane Black
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Hosp Q 6:44-7, 2. 2003..This article reviews the development of the strategy from its early days to the present, outlines the approaches used in working with government to influence its policy and investment decisions and reflects on the future...
- [Family physicians attitude towards quality indicator program]Michal Shani
Department of Family Medicine Central District, Clalit Health Services, Israel
Harefuah 151:589-91, 604. 2012..Quality indicator programs for primary care are implanted throughout the world improving quality in health care. In this study, we have assessed family physicians attitudes towards the quality indicators program in Israel...
- Provider readiness for neonatal resuscitation in rural hospitalsAngela M Jukkala
School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1701 University Boulevard, NB 312, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:443-52. 2009..To describe nurse and physician readiness for neonatal resuscitation in rural hospitals...
- [Tasks and importance of the acute poisoning center at a multiprofile provincial hospital based on 10 years experience]Stanisław Lata
II Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych i Ostrych Zatruć Szpital Wojewózki im Sw Lukasza, Tarnowie
Przegl Lek 62:555-7. 2005..Based on the said data the conclusions were presented referring to the role of the centre in helping the people suffering from acute poisoning in number 0.5 million population...
- Development of the Regional Malaria Training Centre in Bandar-e Abbas, Islamic Republic of IranH Vatandoost
School of Public Health and Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 10:215-24. 2004..Each participant is evaluated in each subject. A total of 71 participants from 17 countries in the WHO African and Eastern Mediterranean Regions, mainly those with a malaria problem, have graduated...
- Identifying challenges and barriers in the delivery of primary healthcare at the district level: a study in one Thai provincePhudit Tejativaddhana
Faculty of Public Health, Naresuan University, Thailand
Int J Health Plann Manage 28:16-34. 2013....
- The head injured adult--who cares?A D Kay
Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, University of Glasgow, UK
Br J Neurosurg 15:508-10. 2001....
- Fraser Health PACS project: learning from experience in planningChristine A Vandebeek
INSITE Consultancy Inc
Healthc Q 8:104-6, 108. 2005....
- Prehospital triage of chest pain patientsTodd J Crocco
Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:224-8. 2002
- The changing status of hospital libraries 1984 to 1989: characteristics and services in Region 7 of the National Network of Libraries of MedicineB Glitz
Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Louise Darling Biomedical Library, University of California Los Angeles 90024 1798
Bull Med Libr Assoc 80:179-84. 1992..L.S. The libraries that provide all of a set of predefined core services and resources decreased from 61% in 1984 to 44% in 1989. Libraries with M.L.S. staff were more likely to have core services than those without professional staff...
- Trauma, the forgotten diseaseJames P Marvel
Medical Society of Delaware, USA
Del Med J 77:209-10. 2005
- Modelling the efficiency of local versus central provision of intravenous thrombolysis after acute ischemic strokePeter McMeekin
From the Institute of Health and Society P M, J G and the Institute for Ageing and Health Stroke Research Group C P, H R, G A F, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Stroke 44:3114-9. 2013..We developed a model to quantify the benefit of redirection away from local services that were already providing thrombolysis...
- The relationship between literacy and multimorbidity in a primary care settingCatherine Hudon
Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 13:33. 2012..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between literacy and multimorbidity while controlling for potential confounders...
- Kansas Comprehensive Cancer Control and Prevention PlanJan Lyle
Office of Health Promotion, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, USA
Kans Nurse 80:1-3. 2005
- Screening for Giardia/Cryptosporidium infections using an enzyme immunoassay in a centralized regional microbiology laboratoryDeirdre Church
Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:754-9. 2005..In April 1999, a microplate enzyme immunoassay (EIA) (ProSpecT G/C, Remel, Inc, Lenexa, Kan) for routine screening of all stool specimens was implemented...
- A review of trauma systems using the Calgary modelJ B Kortbeek
Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Alta
Can J Surg 43:23-8. 2000..Injury is being treated as a disease with comprehensive control strategies aimed at reducing death and disability rates through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation...
- [The role of poison information center in the health service structures]Dorota Targosz
Katedra Toksykologii Klinicznej i Srodowiskowej, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytetu Jagielloniskiego, Krakowie
Przegl Lek 62:558-60. 2005..It should be noted that the others were refer to proper specialist. This aspect of PIC's activity significantly decreases the costs which should be paid in any medical intervention...
- Using electronic referral with digital imaging between primary and secondary ophthalmic services: a long term prospective analysis of regional service redesignS Borooah
Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, UK
Eye (Lond) 27:392-7. 2013..These highlight the necessity to develop innovative ways of utilising existing capacity more effectively...
- Universal health care at the local level: can reform increase access and help our emergency care system?Angela Hackenschmidt
Emergency Department, San Francisco General Hospital, Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
J Emerg Nurs 32:545-8. 2006
- Imbalance of demand and supply for regionalized injury services: a case study in GreeceE Petridou
Center for Research and Prevention of Injuries, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University, Greece
Int J Qual Health Care 12:105-13. 2000..To study regionalized acute injury services on an island with high seasonal fluctuation of the population at risk...
- Comparing local and regional variation in health care spendingYuting Zhang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
N Engl J Med 367:1724-31. 2012..If there is substantial variation across local areas within HRRs, then policies focusing on HRRs may be poorly targeted...
- Sustaining an Aboriginal mental health service partnershipJeffrey D Fuller
Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
Med J Aust 183:S69-72. 2005..The development of care-management tools, training and data systems will require a longer period of start-up funding as well as some external expertise...
- Research methodology for the investigation of rural surgical servicesErik Ellehoj
Reserch and Evidence Branch, Alberta Health and Wellness
Can J Rural Med 11:187-94. 2006..By defining "urban" rather than "rural," we avoided many of the methodological conundrums in this research field...
- Perinatal regionalization and neonatal mortality in North Carolina, 1968-1994M M Bode
Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1302-7. 2001..After 1974, birth in a hospital with level 3 neonatal services was associated with lower neonatal mortality...
- An integrated malaria control program with community participation on the Pacific Coast of ColombiaW Rojas
Corporacion para Investigaciones Biologicas, Medellin, Colombia
Cad Saude Publica 17:103-13. 2001....
- Primary care providers' acceptance of health information exchange utilizing IHE XDSBirger Haarbrandt
Peter L Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 190:106-8. 2013..To speed up document access in time-critical domains, we suggest use of complementary methods, enabling directed communication flows. ..
- Understanding power relationships in health care networksRachael Addicott
University of London, Egham, UK
J Health Organ Manag 21:393-405. 2007..There is very little understanding of the role of power in public sector networks, and in particular MCNs. This paper aims to explore and theorise the nature of power relations within a network model of governance...
- Managed care and perinatal regionalization in Washington StateS E Gerber
Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, USA
Obstet Gynecol 98:139-43. 2001..To determine if an association exists between managed care penetration and perinatal deregionalization in Washington State...
- Mortality among seriously injured patients treated in remote rural trauma centers before and after implementation of a statewide trauma systemN Clay Mann
Department of Emergency Medicine, Univeristy of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84108 9161, USA
Med Care 39:643-53. 2001..Injury mortality in rural regions remains high with little evidence that trauma system implementation has benefited rural populations...
- Moving from recommendation to implementation and audit: part 1. Current recommendations and programs: a critical commentaryClaude Carbon
Division of Infectious Diseases, CHUV Lausanne, Switzerland
Clin Microbiol Infect 8:92-106. 2002..Finally, developed countries must recognize that a truly global approach to resistance containment will require greater support for developing countries...
- Quasi-market and cost-containment in Beveridge systems: the Lombardy model of ItalyElenka Brenna
Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Largo Gemelli 1, 20123 Milano, Italy
Health Policy 103:209-18. 2011..The period considered ranges from 1997, when the reform was enacted, to 2010...
- Secondary transfer of trauma patients: rationale and characteristicsMalka Avitzour
Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 8:539-42. 2006..Trauma systems were created in order to provide optimal care for trauma patients. Hence, patients transferred to level I trauma centers are assumed to be transferred due to medical reasons as a result of complex injuries...
- A comparison of the health status after percutaneous coronary intervention at a hospital with and without on-site cardiac surgical backup: a randomized trial in nonemergent patientsTor Melberg
Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:235-43. 2010....
- An extra dollar can go a long wayGeoff Watts
BMJ 329:1126. 2004
- Rhode Island Department of Health Strategic Plan: 2004-2010. Goal 2: Public health emergenciesWalter S Combs
Rhode Island Department of Health, USA
Med Health R I 87:267-8. 2004
- Do regional primary-care organisations influence primary-care performance? A dynamic panel estimationAnthony Scott
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Health Econ 19:716-29. 2010..Specific support in the areas of diabetes and asthma was associated with general practice performance, but this was due to reverse causality and the effect of unobservable factors, rather than the direct effect of Divisions...
- Implementing colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: addressing cancer health disparities through a regional cancer collaborativeStephen H Taplin
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Med Care 46:S74-83. 2008..To address these disparities, 3 federal agencies and a primary care association established and tested the feasibility of a Regional Cancer Collaborative (RCC) in 2005...
- A success model: Marquette General Health SystemP Whitten
Department of Communications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1212, USA
Telemed J E Health 9:41-8. 2003....
- Comparison of urea reduction ratio and hematocrit data reported in different data systems: results from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Renal Network IncDiane L Frankenfield
Center for Beneficiary Choices Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 41:433-41. 2003..Urea reduction ratio (URR) and hematocrit values reported on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) claims were compared with data from two different databases...
- Determining business models for financial sustainability in regional health information organizations (RHIOs): a reviewRoxana Maffei
The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Health Information Sciences at Houston, 7000 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Popul Health Manag 12:273-8. 2009..Significant findings include RHIOs' present financial environment, planning, and self-sustainability methods. Future studies will be needed as RHIOs continue to grow and move toward the implementation phase of their development...
- Equity of colorectal cancer screening: cross-sectional analysis of National Bowel Cancer Screening Program data for South AustraliaPaul R Ward
Discipline of Public Health, Flinders University, South Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 35:61-5. 2011....
- [Prostatic cancer--who needs treatment?]Anders Angelsen
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1270. 2008
- The WAMI Program: 25 years laterM Roy Schwarz
China Medical Board of New York, NY 10017, USA
Med Teach 26:211-4. 2004..7% returned home to practice. This paper reports on some lessons learned and speculates whether the WAMI program can keep pace with the rapid changes in medical education...
- Neonatal morbi-mortality in very low birth weight in Europe: the Portuguese experienceTeresa Tomé
Maternidade Dr Alfredo da Costa, Department of Neonatology, Lisbon, Portugal
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:85-7. 2009..The aims of regionalization were achieved. The reform of perinatal care in Portugal is an example of how a good diagnosis and adequate proposals combined with a strong political will is crucial for changing...
- Effect of leukoreduction on infection risk in traumaAvery Nathens; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced DementiaSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
- The Provider and Organization in Asthma GuidelinesMichelle Cloutier; Fiscal Year: 2006..These data will then be used in future studies to determine how to better tailor interventions in a cost constrained environment. ..
- Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemicRenee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
- Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthmaRenee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2006..That study will involve a longitudinal epidemiologic preventive intervention study aimed at reducing the risk of anxiety disorders among pediatric asthma/allergy patients. ..
- Consequences of surviving critical illness in childhooldR Watson; Fiscal Year: 2008..It will allow the candidate to obtain skills in multi-dimensional, long-term outcome assessment of critically ill children integral to his development into an independent investigator in pediatric critical care. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Gender Differences in a Follow-up of Opiate Users in CAChristine Grella; Fiscal Year: 2007..The study findings have the potential to develop interventions aimed at opiate users that address the specific needs of males and females over the life course. ..
- Brca1 Deletion in Murine Cells and Mammary TissueMARCIA BROSE; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- MULTI-ETHNIC DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AMONG NEW YORK YOUTHGILBERT BOTVIN; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] OVERALL [unreadable] MULTIETHNIC DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AMONG NEW YORK YOUTH [unreadable] GILBERT J. BOTVIN, PHD [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluating Hospital Outcomes for Injured PatientsDavid Clark; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Implementation Fidelity in a Multi-Site TrialGILBERT BOTVIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..The study will be guided by an experienced team of prevention scientists, internationally known consultants, and a community practitioner advisory board that will participate in all phases of the study. ..
- The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced DementiaSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Describing and Measuring Tobacco Treatment in Drug TreatmentKimber Richter; Fiscal Year: 2008..Project findings will support future policy and research to strengthen tobacco treatment services in substance abuse treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Center effects influence on anemia and mortalityJeffrey Fink; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Testing explicit theoretical models of drinking/drivingSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Review of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health ProgramDonald Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2003..To address these objectives, this review will conduct a scientific conference, a policy conference, and produce a proceedings report and an edited journal edition. ..
- Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online ServicesPamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
- RANDOMIZED SANCTIONS TO REDUCE DRUNK DRIVING RECIDIVISMSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, the process will be evaluated to monitor the interventions and to enable replication of the protocol in other jurisdictions. ..
- ESCAPE Mechanistic SubstudiesRobert Califf; Fiscal Year: 2003..Catecholamines are also being collected at baseline and 3 months. In addition, the ESCAPE investigators are all ready capturing detailed demographic, clinical, and physiological information as part of the protocol for the primary study. ..
- INDIAN WELLNESS PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION PROJECTPhilip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Dimensions of Early Stress and Child Welfare InvolvementPhilip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, we will examine whether the effects of neglect/caregiver transitions are mediated through parenting practices in middle childhood and alterations in stress regulatory neural systems. ..
- 'Costs & Effectiveness of Trauma Care in the Elderly'Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Long Term Recovery Among Convicted Drunk DriversSandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- EIFC: Outcomes Through Middle ChildhoodPhilip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009..Four waves of data collection are proposed at 6-month intervals, beginning at 48 months post baseline assessment. By the end of the study, the children will be 9-12 years old. ..
- CONTEXT AND EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO MODELS OF SVC DELIVERYChristine Grella; Fiscal Year: 2002..These data will provide a multilevel context in which to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the two models of service delivery. ..
- Effect of practice guidelines on care of chronic kidney disease in the VHAJeffrey Fink; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory CareJOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Trauma Outcomes:A Patient Centered ApproachEllen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma RiskMichael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009..The resulting data will be analyzed using multivariate unconditional logistic regression models. Particular attention will be paid to identification of potential gene- gene, gene-lifestyle, and gene-phenotype interactions. ..
- Indiana PROSPECTJOSEPH MARCUS OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- PACIFIC ISLANDER CANCER CONTROL NETWORKF Hubbell; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Gut Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury: Modulation by NutrientsRosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2006..The sponsors are an integral part of this arrangement and are especially suited to ensure success of the proposed project...
- Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal CaregiversSharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
- Temporal-Spatial Biomagnetic Fields of the FetusCurtis Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2004..In the future, the device, analysis tools, and datasets should be accessible to outside researchers for their own studies and collaborating efforts, by means of secure and fast Internet access. ..
- OUTCOMES FOLLOWING LIMB RECONSTRUCTION VS AMPUTATIONEllen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, they propose to extend analysis of the 2-year data to address several important clinical and methodological issues. ..
- Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and OutcomesSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
- Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm ViolenceCharles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2005..In this way, health policies to change the numbers and locations of alcohol outlets can become more certain, more effective, and more politically admissible. ..