regional medical programs

Summary

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.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi 'Working the system'. Achieving change through partnership working: an evaluation of cancer partnership groups
    Alison 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
  2. ncbi Fractures in access to and assessment of trauma systems
    Mary J Vassar
    San Francisco Injury Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:717-25. 2003
  3. pmc Tribal connections health information outreach: results, evaluation, and challenges
    Fred B Wood
    Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 91:57-66. 2003
  4. ncbi Organization of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals in Kansas
    Edward 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
  5. ncbi The station nightclub fire
    David T Harrington
    Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:141-3. 2005
  6. ncbi Lessons learned from a nightclub fire: institutional disaster preparedness
    Eric 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
  7. ncbi Tennessee trauma care system plan, Part II
    Joseph B Phillips
    State Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services, USA
    Tenn Med 98:187-9. 2005
  8. pmc Transfer times to definitive care facilities are too long: a consequence of an immature trauma system
    David 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
  9. ncbi Supermarket model for vascular disease care
    Dhiraj M Shah
    Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 20:106-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Minimal acceptable care as a vital component to Missouri's trauma system
    Thomas S Helling
    Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Mo Med 99:275-8. 2002

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  1. ncbi 'Working the system'. Achieving change through partnership working: an evaluation of cancer partnership groups
    Alison 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
    ....
  2. ncbi Fractures in access to and assessment of trauma systems
    Mary 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...
  3. pmc Tribal connections health information outreach: results, evaluation, and challenges
    Fred 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...
  4. ncbi Organization of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals in Kansas
    Edward 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...
  5. ncbi The station nightclub fire
    David T Harrington
    Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:141-3. 2005
  6. ncbi Lessons learned from a nightclub fire: institutional disaster preparedness
    Eric 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...
  7. ncbi Tennessee trauma care system plan, Part II
    Joseph 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...
  8. pmc Transfer times to definitive care facilities are too long: a consequence of an immature trauma system
    David 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...
  9. ncbi Supermarket model for vascular disease care
    Dhiraj M Shah
    Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 20:106-9. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi Minimal acceptable care as a vital component to Missouri's trauma system
    Thomas 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...
  11. ncbi Access to trauma centers in the United States
    Charles 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...
  12. ncbi Use of a field-to-stroke center helicopter transport program to extend thrombolytic therapy to rural residents
    Scott 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...
  13. ncbi Implementation of a trauma care system: evolution through evaluation
    Moishe 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...
  14. ncbi Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system response
    Lenworth 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...
  15. ncbi The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved population
    Eugene 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...
  16. ncbi Developing regional clinical pathways in rural health
    Jessica Meleskie
    Grey Bruce Health Network, Grey Bruce, Ontario
    Can Nurse 99:25-8. 2003
  17. ncbi Trauma care systems in the United States
    Thomas 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...
  18. ncbi Telemedicine in oral surgery and maxillofacial trauma: a descriptive account
    P 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...
  19. ncbi Improving prehospital trauma care in rural areas of low-income countries
    Charles Mock
    J Trauma 54:1197-8. 2003
  20. ncbi Fee-for-service revenue for school mental health through a partnership with an outpatient mental health center
    Nancy 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...
  21. ncbi Experiences of regional and rural people with cancer being treated with radiotherapy in a metropolitan centre
    Kristine 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...
  22. ncbi Rationale and strategies for implementing community-based transfer protocols for primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Richard 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...
  23. ncbi Telemedicine in the state of Maine: a model for growth driven by rural needs
    Michael 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...
  24. ncbi Maryland's Special Populations Cancer Network: cancer health disparities reduction model
    Claudia 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...
  25. ncbi Strengthening primary health care: building the capacity of rural communities to access health funding
    John 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...
  26. ncbi Effects of a rural trauma system on traumatic brain injuries
    Hope 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...
  27. pmc Expedited transfer for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a program evaluation
    Jacobus 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...
  28. ncbi 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
  29. ncbi ANGELS and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences paradigm for distant obstetrical care delivery
    Curtis 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...
  30. ncbi Benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation services to people with spinal cord injury from regional, rural and remote locations
    Susan 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...
  31. pmc The Alberta Ambassador Program: delivering Health Technology Assessment results to rural practitioners
    Saifudin 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...
  32. ncbi Improving emergency obstetric care in Mozambique: the story of Sofala
    C Santos
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Program, Maputo, Mozambique
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:190-201. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi Developing cancer services strategy in primary care in England: primary care trust managers' views of the primary care cancer leads initiative
    Brenda 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...
  34. ncbi A regional medical operations center improves disaster response and inter-hospital trauma transfers
    Eric 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...
  35. ncbi Broken bodies, broken hearts? Limitations of the trauma system as a model for regionalizing care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction in the United States
    Brahmajee 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...
  36. ncbi A descriptive study of the implementation of the EFQM excellence model and underlying tools in the Basque Health Service
    Elena 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...
  37. ncbi From concept to culture: the WWAMI program at the University of Washington School of Medicine
    P 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...
  38. ncbi Impact of a voluntary trauma system on mortality, length of stay, and cost at a level I trauma center
    James 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...
  39. ncbi Trauma rounds--Tennessee Trauma Care System Plan, part IV
    Joseph B Phillips
    State Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services, USA
    Tenn Med 98:341-3. 2005
  40. ncbi Win-win-win: collaboration advances critical care practice
    Deb 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...
  41. ncbi Trauma funding for Tennessee: the incredible journey
    Julie A Dunn
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Bull Am Coll Surg 92:18-20. 2007
  42. ncbi Managing a combined burn trauma disaster in the post-9/11 world: lessons learned from the 2003 West Pharmaceutical plant explosion
    Bruce 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
    ....
  43. ncbi Regional organization of perinatal care
    Victor Y H Yu
    Semin Neonatol 9:87-8. 2004
  44. ncbi Regionalization of perinatal care in Europe
    Jennifer 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...
  45. ncbi Anesthesia services outside of the operating room
    Kendall 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...
  46. ncbi Management deficiencies and death preventability of road traffic fatalities before and after a new trauma care system in Victoria, Australia
    Frank 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...
  47. ncbi Patient burden of centralization of head and neck cancer surgery
    R 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...
  48. ncbi [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...
  49. ncbi Hospital networks for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction
    Zoran 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...
  50. ncbi Best practices in stroke care
    Susan 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...
  51. ncbi Number of osteoporotic sites and fracture risk assessment: a cohort study from the Manitoba Bone Density Program
    William 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...
  52. ncbi The use of 'arms-length' organizations for health system change in Ontario, Canada: some observations by insiders
    George 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
    ....
  53. ncbi Rhode Island Department of Health Strategic Plan: 2004-2010
    Patricia A Nolan
    RI Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Med Health R I 87:265. 2004
  54. ncbi Securing chemotherapies: fabrication, prescription, administration and complete traceability
    Stéphane 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...
  55. ncbi Improved management of acute gallstone disease after regional surgical subspecialization
    D 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...
  56. ncbi [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...
  57. ncbi Substance abuse intervention for health care workers: a preliminary report
    S 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...
  58. ncbi System change in healthcare: the Ontario Stroke Strategy
    Diane 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...
  59. ncbi [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...
  60. ncbi Provider readiness for neonatal resuscitation in rural hospitals
    Angela 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...
  61. ncbi [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...
  62. ncbi Development of the Regional Malaria Training Centre in Bandar-e Abbas, Islamic Republic of Iran
    H 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...
  63. ncbi Identifying challenges and barriers in the delivery of primary healthcare at the district level: a study in one Thai province
    Phudit Tejativaddhana
    Faculty of Public Health, Naresuan University, Thailand
    Int J Health Plann Manage 28:16-34. 2013
    ....
  64. ncbi 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
    ....
  65. ncbi Fraser Health PACS project: learning from experience in planning
    Christine A Vandebeek
    INSITE Consultancy Inc
    Healthc Q 8:104-6, 108. 2005
    ....
  66. ncbi Prehospital triage of chest pain patients
    Todd J Crocco
    Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:224-8. 2002
  67. pmc The changing status of hospital libraries 1984 to 1989: characteristics and services in Region 7 of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
    B 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...
  68. ncbi Trauma, the forgotten disease
    James P Marvel
    Medical Society of Delaware, USA
    Del Med J 77:209-10. 2005
  69. ncbi Modelling the efficiency of local versus central provision of intravenous thrombolysis after acute ischemic stroke
    Peter 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...
  70. pmc The relationship between literacy and multimorbidity in a primary care setting
    Catherine 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...
  71. ncbi Kansas Comprehensive Cancer Control and Prevention Plan
    Jan Lyle
    Office of Health Promotion, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, USA
    Kans Nurse 80:1-3. 2005
  72. ncbi Screening for Giardia/Cryptosporidium infections using an enzyme immunoassay in a centralized regional microbiology laboratory
    Deirdre 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...
  73. pmc A review of trauma systems using the Calgary model
    J 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...
  74. ncbi [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...
  75. pmc Using electronic referral with digital imaging between primary and secondary ophthalmic services: a long term prospective analysis of regional service redesign
    S 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...
  76. ncbi 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
  77. ncbi Imbalance of demand and supply for regionalized injury services: a case study in Greece
    E 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...
  78. pmc Comparing local and regional variation in health care spending
    Yuting 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...
  79. ncbi Sustaining an Aboriginal mental health service partnership
    Jeffrey 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...
  80. ncbi Research methodology for the investigation of rural surgical services
    Erik 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...
  81. ncbi Perinatal regionalization and neonatal mortality in North Carolina, 1968-1994
    M 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...
  82. ncbi An integrated malaria control program with community participation on the Pacific Coast of Colombia
    W Rojas
    Corporacion para Investigaciones Biologicas, Medellin, Colombia
    Cad Saude Publica 17:103-13. 2001
    ....
  83. ncbi Primary care providers' acceptance of health information exchange utilizing IHE XDS
    Birger 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. ..
  84. ncbi Understanding power relationships in health care networks
    Rachael 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...
  85. ncbi Managed care and perinatal regionalization in Washington State
    S 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...
  86. ncbi Mortality among seriously injured patients treated in remote rural trauma centers before and after implementation of a statewide trauma system
    N 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...
  87. ncbi Moving from recommendation to implementation and audit: part 1. Current recommendations and programs: a critical commentary
    Claude 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...
  88. ncbi Quasi-market and cost-containment in Beveridge systems: the Lombardy model of Italy
    Elenka 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...
  89. ncbi Secondary transfer of trauma patients: rationale and characteristics
    Malka 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...
  90. ncbi 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 patients
    Tor Melberg
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:235-43. 2010
    ....
  91. pmc An extra dollar can go a long way
    Geoff Watts
    BMJ 329:1126. 2004
  92. ncbi Rhode Island Department of Health Strategic Plan: 2004-2010. Goal 2: Public health emergencies
    Walter S Combs
    Rhode Island Department of Health, USA
    Med Health R I 87:267-8. 2004
  93. ncbi Do regional primary-care organisations influence primary-care performance? A dynamic panel estimation
    Anthony 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...
  94. ncbi Implementing colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: addressing cancer health disparities through a regional cancer collaborative
    Stephen 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...
  95. ncbi A success model: Marquette General Health System
    P Whitten
    Department of Communications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1212, USA
    Telemed J E Health 9:41-8. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi 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 Inc
    Diane 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...
  97. ncbi Determining business models for financial sustainability in regional health information organizations (RHIOs): a review
    Roxana 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...
  98. ncbi Equity of colorectal cancer screening: cross-sectional analysis of National Bowel Cancer Screening Program data for South Australia
    Paul R Ward
    Discipline of Public Health, Flinders University, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:61-5. 2011
    ....
  99. ncbi [Prostatic cancer--who needs treatment?]
    Anders Angelsen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1270. 2008
  100. ncbi The WAMI Program: 25 years later
    M 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...
  101. ncbi Neonatal morbi-mortality in very low birth weight in Europe: the Portuguese experience
    Teresa 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...

Research Grants39

  1. Effect of leukoreduction on infection risk in trauma
    Avery Nathens; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced Dementia
    Susan 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. ..
  3. The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
    Michelle 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. ..
  4. Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemic
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
  5. Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthma
    Renee 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. ..
  6. Consequences of surviving critical illness in childhoold
    R 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]..
  7. Gender Differences in a Follow-up of Opiate Users in CA
    Christine 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. ..
  8. Brca1 Deletion in Murine Cells and Mammary Tissue
    MARCIA BROSE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. MULTI-ETHNIC DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AMONG NEW YORK YOUTH
    GILBERT BOTVIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] OVERALL [unreadable] MULTIETHNIC DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION AMONG NEW YORK YOUTH [unreadable] GILBERT J. BOTVIN, PHD [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Evaluating Hospital Outcomes for Injured Patients
    David Clark; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Enhancing Implementation Fidelity in a Multi-Site Trial
    GILBERT 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. ..
  12. The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Describing and Measuring Tobacco Treatment in Drug Treatment
    Kimber Richter; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Project findings will support future policy and research to strengthen tobacco treatment services in substance abuse treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Center effects influence on anemia and mortality
    Jeffrey Fink; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Testing explicit theoretical models of drinking/driving
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  16. Review of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Program
    Donald 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. ..
  17. Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online Services
    Pamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
  18. RANDOMIZED SANCTIONS TO REDUCE DRUNK DRIVING RECIDIVISM
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the process will be evaluated to monitor the interventions and to enable replication of the protocol in other jurisdictions. ..
  19. ESCAPE Mechanistic Substudies
    Robert 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. ..
  20. INDIAN WELLNESS PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  21. Dimensions of Early Stress and Child Welfare Involvement
    Philip 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. ..
  22. 'Costs & Effectiveness of Trauma Care in the Elderly'
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  23. Long Term Recovery Among Convicted Drunk Drivers
    Sandra Lapham; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  24. EIFC: Outcomes Through Middle Childhood
    Philip 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. ..
  25. CONTEXT AND EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO MODELS OF SVC DELIVERY
    Christine 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. ..
  26. Effect of practice guidelines on care of chronic kidney disease in the VHA
    Jeffrey Fink; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory Care
    JOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Improving Trauma Outcomes:A Patient Centered Approach
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  29. Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma Risk
    Michael 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. ..
  30. Indiana PROSPECT
    JOSEPH MARCUS OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  31. PACIFIC ISLANDER CANCER CONTROL NETWORK
    F Hubbell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Gut Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury: Modulation by Nutrients
    Rosemary Kozar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The sponsors are an integral part of this arrangement and are especially suited to ensure success of the proposed project...
  33. Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers
    Sharon 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. ..
  34. Temporal-Spatial Biomagnetic Fields of the Fetus
    Curtis 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. ..
  35. OUTCOMES FOLLOWING LIMB RECONSTRUCTION VS AMPUTATION
    Ellen Mackenzie; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, they propose to extend analysis of the 2-year data to address several important clinical and methodological issues. ..
  36. Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and Outcomes
    Susan 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. ..
  37. Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm Violence
    Charles 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. ..