Summary: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.
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- Successful strategic planning: creating clarityJim Adams
Healthlink Inc, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:24-31. 2005..with uncertainty, such as scenario planning, fit with organizational strategic planning? How can a meaningful IT strategy be developed if the organization strategy is lacking? What principles should guide a good IT planning process?..
- Between-country collaboration and consideration of costs increase conservation planning efficiency in the Mediterranean BasinSalit Kark
Biodiversity Research Group, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, The Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:15368-73. 2009..Surprisingly, because many conservation priority areas selected are located in EU countries, a partly coordinated solution incorporating only EU-Mediterranean countries is almost as efficient as the fully coordinated scenario...
- Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluationDouglas K Martin
Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003..The process we utilized here, describing using case study methods and evaluating using 'accountability for reasonableness', is a generalizable process for improving the fairness of priority setting in hospital drug formularies...
- Implementing a replacement PACS: issues to considerKatherine P Andriole
Department of Radiology and Center for Evidence Based Imaging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02445, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 4:416-8. 2007
- Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case studyDouglas Martin
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Management and Evaluation, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:197-201. 2003..To describe and evaluate the priority-setting element of a hospital's strategic planning process...
- Continuous innovation in health care: implications of the Geisinger experienceRonald A Paulus
Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1235-45. 2008..Although Geisinger's characteristics raise serious questions about broad applicability to nonintegrated health care organizations, its experience can provide useful insights for health system reform...
- Using burden of disease information for health planning in developing countries: the experience from UgandaLydia Kapiriri
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
Soc Sci Med 56:2433-41. 2003..Such information would contribute to further synthesis of the approach...
- Setting priorities in health care organizations: criteria, processes, and parameters of successJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 4:25. 2004..Very little has been reported from the perspective of Board members and senior managers about what criteria, processes and parameters of success they would use to set priorities fairly...
- Developing internet-based eHealth promotion programs: the Spiral Technology Action Research (STAR) modelHarvey A Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto in Ontario
Health Promot Pract 7:406-17. 2006..The model is illustrated by a case study describing the development of the Smoking Zine (www.SmokingZine.org), a youth smoking prevention and cessation Web site...
- Why good projects fail anywayNadim F Matta
Robert H Schaffer and Associates, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:109-14, 134. 2003..In taking an in-depth look at this project, and others, the authors show why this approach is so effective and how the initiatives are managed in conjunction with more traditional project activities...
- The best investmentBetsy Caine
Work in Progress, LLC, Bethesda, MD, USA
Healthplan 43:32-4. 2002
- Straighttalk. The ideal master facility plan begins with business strategy and integrates operational improvementScott Powder
Mod Healthc 37:43-6. 2007..The session on master facility planning was held on March 8, 2007 at Modern Healthcare's Chicago Headquarters. Charles Lauer, former vice president of publishing and editorial director at Modern Healthcare, was the moderator...
- Cultivate corporate culture and diversityV Lynn Waters
Women s and Newborn Services, Oklahoma University Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Nurs Manage 35:36-7, 50. 2004..Elements of teamwork; commitment; and multiple, diverse workforces comprise a healthy organization, evident by the behaviors and attitudes of its employees...
- Strategic planning--building the foundation to formulate strategiesJoseph M Spallina
Arvina Group, LLC, USA
J Oncol Manag 13:10-1. 2004
- Engaging staff in the Magnet journey: the key is communicationPeg Pierson
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:23-8. 2007..This plan remains a framework for ongoing communications toward sustaining a Magnet culture, completing annual interim reports, and preparing for redesignation in 4 years...
- A leadership focus on evidence-based practice: tools for successful implementationMargo MacRobert
Institute for Evidence Based Practice in Case Management at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
Prof Case Manag 13:97-101. 2008..Special focus is placed on steps to establish a practice culture supportive of EBP, creating the organizational infrastructure to support EBP, and practical tips for success...
- Implementing an effective organization and governance structure for a radiology practiceLawrence R Muroff
Imaging Consultants, Inc, Tampa, FL, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 1:26-32. 2004..The integral roles of a mission statement and a business plan are discussed. Practices adopting the suggested organizational structure will be best positioned to survive in both good times and bad...
- Strategy development to sustain and strengthen the Navy Nurse CorpsLisa H Raimondo
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 2300 E St NW, Washington, DC 20372, USA
Nurs Adm Q 32:206-15. 2008..Similarly, these priorities mirror those that confront and warrant the attention of chief nursing officers in the civilian sector as they lead and develop their workforce...
- The importance of being earnest about your business planAlan M Zuckerman
Health Strategies and Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 58:100-1. 2004..Writing about the importance of business planning for a financially oriented audience may equate with preaching to the choir...
- Strategies for starting a successful evidence-based practice programChristine S Schulman
AACN Adv Crit Care 19:301-11; quiz 312-3. 2008..Strategies for making EBP part of everyday care are identified, along with suggestions for overcoming barriers to change and ideas for acknowledging nurses for EBP work...
- Building a successful DCD program: planning and leading changeJane Chambers-Evans
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC
Dynamics 19:17-21. 2008..Clinical nurse specialist leadership, ethics consultation, partnerships with key physician colleagues and administrators, as well as comprehensive workshops are described as essential for success. Lessons learned throughout are shared...
- Is your organization project management savvy?Pam Wolff
Information Technology Project Management Office ITPMO, Presbyterian Health Plan, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 17:50-4. 2003..Successful project management requires an understanding of the business drivers, the organizational structure, the benefits of centralizing project management, and the factors that could impact performance...
- Creating an integrated clinical enterprise at the University of Kentucky: the emergence of UK HealthCareMichael Karpf
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
Acad Med 82:1163-71. 2007..It was this corporate structure and senior management team which has proven to be an effective agent of change and a key to the successful development of a truly integrated clinical enterprise...
- Lofty missions, down-to-earth plansV Kasturi Rangan
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:112-9, 128. 2004..The agency that follows these steps will improve its focus and its effectiveness at fulfilling its mission...
- The quest for resilienceGary Hamel
London Business School
Harv Bus Rev 81:52-63, 131. 2003....
- Best-practice protocols: get your board on boardRichard Hader
Meridian Health System, Neptune, NJ, USA
Nurs Manage 38:32-6; quiz 37. 2007..Here, learn recommendations for board-of-director involvement...
- Thinking beyond CPOE to integrated IT strategy and managementEric Finch
Pittiglio Rabin Todd and McGrath, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 18:24-9. 2004..There is a tremendous amount of pressure driving organizations to implement computerized provider order entry. To unlock the greatest value, a more enterprise-wide strategic approach to healthcare IT is needed...
- Strategies and tools for managing changeMaura MacPhee
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Nurs Adm 37:405-13. 2007..It all depends on how change is managed. The author describes major leadership strategies and tools to effectively manage change, particularly innovative changes that result in better outcomes for patients, staff, and the organization...
- The business case as a strategic tool for changeDiana J Weaver
University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:414-9. 2007..Necessary skills include translating nursing practice proposals into cost-effective change initiatives and marketing those changes to colleagues...
- Cancer program strategic planning: a roadmap to successJoseph M Spallina
Arvina Group, LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:12-4. 2003
- Giving your spinout the right spinDavid McElroy
Verdia Inc, 200 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
Nat Biotechnol 21:BE39-41. 2003
- The art and science of project managementPatricia Seidl
J AHIMA 74:33-7; quiz 39-40. 2003..Completing a project successfully requires far more than a handful of meetings and a checklist. Project management is a process in itself--one that can ensure a positive outcome. Learn more from our expert...
- Strategic planning: the first step in the planning processMarc A Gelinas
Oncology Associates, Inc, Southlake, Texas 76092 5800, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:11-4. 2003..This article will describe what strategic planning is, how it should smoothly lead into business planning and implementation planning, and how to avoid the pitfalls that sometimes arise during the strategic planning effort...
- Time and your futureEdward J O'Connor
University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Mich Health Hosp 39:30-1. 2003
- When IT excellence goes the distanceJohn Glaser
Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:102-4, 106, 108. 2003
- The life cycle of a project. How to plan for performance improvementsLloyd R Burton
J AHIMA 74:34-6, 38, 40-4; quiz 47-8. 2003
- Facilitating academic institutional change: redefining scholarshipDona L Harris
Department of Family Medicine, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31207 0001, USA
Fam Med 35:187-94. 2003..Redefining scholarship is an important issue for academic health care institutions. This study examines the change process at institutions that have attempted to change the definition of scholarship...
- Improving recruitment and retention. Catholic Health East has responded to the nurse shortage with a systemwide initiativeElaine I Bauer
Catholic Health East, Newtown Square, PA, USA
Health Prog 84:54-8. 2003
- Diversity as strategyDavid A Thomas
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:98-108, 138. 2004..All four elements have helped IBM make diversity a key corporate strategy tied to real growth...
- Opportunities for administrators to promote disease managementBita A Kash
School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
J Healthc Manag 50:297-309; discussion 309-10. 2005..Valued contributions that the administrator should bring to the table include support of standardized DM processes, use of practice guidelines, and provision of pertinent information systems...
- Leading change: the nurse executive's role in implementing new care delivery modelsRobin L Morjikian
Health Workforce Solutions LLC, San Francisco, California, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:399-404. 2007..The authors examine the leader's role in the change process, in particular, the role of nursing leaders. The care delivery model is considered an instrument for change, and the chief nursing officer is a change agent...
- Swarm intelligence. A whole new way to think about businessE Bonabeau
Cap Gemini Ernst and Young Center for Business Innovation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Harv Bus Rev 79:106-14, 165. 2001..The result, they believe, would be the ultimate self-organizing enterprise--one that could adapt quickly and instinctively to fast-changing markets...
- Hospital turnarounds: agents, approaches, alchemyDavid H Freed
Nyack Hospital, Nyack, NY, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 24:96-118. 2005....
- Back where we belongMichael J Critelli
Pitney Bowes, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Harv Bus Rev 83:47-54, 152. 2005..quot;Instead, I help people to see the business we are in differently and to reach a shared vision as to where we want to end up. And, little by little, things move in the right direction"...
- EHR? Assess readiness firstMargret Amatayakul
Margret A Consulting, LLC, Schaumberg, IL, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 59:112-3. 2005
- Effective organizational control: implications for academic medicineMichael S Wilkes
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 4150 V Street, Suite 2400, Sacramento, CA 98517, USA
Acad Med 80:1054-63. 2005..The enterprise of medicine is quickly learning from the enterprise of business. Achieving goal-action congruence will better position academic medicine to meet its multiple missions...
- Lessons learned from developing, implementing, and evaluating a model of community-driven nursingN Nehls
Center for Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, USA
Nurs Health Care Perspect 22:304-7. 2001..Each phase of the project contributed to a new vision of community-based nursing education, a vision in which nursing as service is taught and learned...
- A rearview reflection for pragmatic planningRichard D Lang
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:2-6. 2005
- Show strategies, plans, and strategic planningAlton Brantley
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:12-4. 2005
- The development and implementation of a strategic and tactical planning framework at Mayo Clinic ArizonaKeith Frey
Mayo Clinic Arizona, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:39-46. 2005..The strategic and tactical plans have resulted in stronger ownership and advocacy of IT activities by organizational leadership and a clearer view of the impact of technology on the organization's strategic plan...
- Transformational change in health care: changing the questionBarbara Bigelow
Graduate School of Management at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Hosp Top 83:19-26. 2005..The authors argue that transformational change has been illusive because it has, at best, offered new solutions to a century-old question: How can hospitals be made more business-like?..
- Area Health Education Centers: strengths, challenges, and implications for Academic Health Science Center leadersBryan J Weiner
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 30:194-202. 2005....
- Diversity in academic medicine: the stages of change modelMolly Carnes
Department of Medicine, Center for Women s Health Research, Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute WISELI, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53715, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:471-5. 2005
- "The worst of both worlds": the management reform of the World Health OrganizationL Lerer
INSEAD, Healthcare Management Initiative, Boulevard de Constance, 77305, Fontainebleau, France
Int J Health Serv 31:415-38. 2001..quot; Ironically, global business has moved away from such approaches and is far more focused on collaboration, empowerment, and knowledge sharing...
- Strategic planning for departmental divisions in an academic health care centerBryan N Becker
Department of Medicine and School of Business, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Am J Med 119:357-65. 2006
- Case study: reconciling the quality and safety gap through strategic planningLianne Jeffs
Nursing Clinical Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:32-40. 2006....
- Trustee workbook 3. Strategic planning: maximizing the board's impactJames E Orlikoff
Trustee 59:15-20. 2006
- Revenue enhancement strategies. Last in a series examining revenue growth strategies in a difficult health care marketAlan M Zuckerman
Health Strategies and Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, USA
Health Prog 83:23-6. 2002
- Developing a strategic plan for a neonatal nurse practitioner serviceLaurie A Lee
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Ark, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 4:292-305. 2004..A sample operational budget, comparison of 3 staffing scenarios, and a timeline are also provided...
- The impact of competition on the importance of conforming to social norms: strategies for managed care organizationsEric G Kirby
Department of Management, McCoy College of Business Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, USA
J Health Organ Manag 20:115-29. 2006..This study focuses around the central question of whether or not the relative importance of conformity to institutional norms varies as markets become more competitive...
- Improving hospital restructuring: lessons learnedStephen L Walston
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:309-19. 2004..Many health care organizations struggle to implement restructuring efforts that produce positive results. This article presents specific ways that restructuring can be improved and what causes such efforts to derail...
- Steps to competitive advantage. A winning strategy involves five critical elementsKaren Corrigan
The Strategy Group, Norfolk, VA, USA
Mark Health Serv 24:48. 2004
- Helpful or harmful? The impact of strategic change on the performance of U.S. urban hospitalsHanh Q Trinh
Health Care Administration and Informatics Program, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
Health Serv Res 37:145-71. 2002..To contribute to the debate as to whether strategic change helps or harms organizations by empirically examining how strategic change influences performance change in urban hospitals...
- Surviving a merger: how four hospital libraries created a unified systemPatricia B Regenberg
Health Sciences Library, Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, New Jersey 07042, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 90:98-100. 2002..The success of the merged libraries has created new opportunities for leadership and growth and an optimistic future...
- Leadership education for physicians. Refine your focus and communicate your goals when developing physician leadership programsLeland A Babitch
Wayne State University, Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Detroit, MI 48201 2119, USA
Healthc Exec 20:49-51. 2005
- Use of focus groups in a library's strategic planning processMori Lou Higa-Moore
Library, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9049, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 90:86-92. 2002....
- One vision of academic nursing centersM Christina Esperat
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
Nurs Econ 22:307-12, 319, 291. 2004..A financially viable faculty practice enterprise is a response to this challenge. Entrepreneurial management and strategy assist in establishing financial sustainability...
- Nurse executives' perspectives on succession planningMarjorie Beyers
Patient Care Consultant, Barrington, Ill, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:304-12. 2006..Insights and recommendations for further study of succession planning are summarized...
- Achieving magnet hospital recognition: chief nurse executives and magnet coordinators tell their storiesDonna Sullivan Havens
School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7460, USA
J Nurs Adm 34:579-88. 2004..This article adds to the understanding of how to pursue magnet recognition...
- The comparison of radiotherapy techniques for treatment of the prostate cancer: the three-field vs. the four-fieldP Milecki
Department of Radiotherapy, GreatPoland Cancer Center, Poznan, 61 866 Poland
Neoplasma 51:64-9. 2004Our purpose was to compare the three-field and the four-field planning techniques in patients with localized prostate cancer...
- Conventional 3D conformal versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy for the adjuvant treatment of gynecologic malignancies: a comparative dosimetric study of dose-volume histogramsD E Heron
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Gynecol Oncol 91:39-45. 2003..treatment of gynecologic malignancies and to compare the dose-volume histograms (DVHs) and determine the potential impact on acute and long-term toxicity based on the dose to target and nontarget tissues for both planning techniques.
- Radiotherapy of liver malignancies. From whole liver irradiation to stereotactic hypofractionated radiotherapyCarlo Greco
Division of Radiation Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
Tumori 90:73-9. 2004..The aim of this paper is to review the available data on the risk of radiation-induced liver disease (RILD) and to define the modern role of radiotherapy in the management of patients with metastatic or primary liver malignancies...
- Preoperative preparation. Value, perspective, and practice in patient careV J Kopp
Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Anesthesiol Clin North America 18:551-74. 2000..Coupled with other classic planning techniques, such as time-motion studies, modified Delphi techniques, customer satisfaction surveys, benchmarking ..
- A comparison of treatment planning techniques used in two randomised UK external beam radiotherapy trials for localised prostate cancerC P South
Department of Physics, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:15-21. 2008To compare the radiotherapy planning techniques from two multicentre randomised external beam radiotherapy trials in the UK of conformal radiotherapy vs intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT).
- Oxidases from mate tea leaves (Ilex paraguariensis): extraction optimization and stability at low and high temperaturesGiovana C Ceni
Departamento de Bioquimica, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Bl A, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 31:541-50. 2008..The results showed that higher activities of oxidases are obtained at similar conditions. The exposition to high-temperatures and the variation of the time of exposition affected the enzymatic activity significantly...
- Skull base meningioma - comparison of intensity-modulated radiotherapy planning techniques using the moduleaf micro-multileaf collimator and helical tomotherapyV Estall
PeterMac Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Australia
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 22:179-84. 2010..The aim of this study was to compare plan efficacy and efficiency using, linac-based micro-multileaf collimator (mMLC) IMRT and helical tomotherapy...
- Clinical implications of the implementation of advanced treatment planning algorithms for thoracic treatmentsAndrew M Morgan
Medical Physics and Engineering, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, University of Leeds, UK
Radiother Oncol 86:48-54. 2008..These are likely to pose potentially significant clinical consequences when a centre changes from using older simpler algorithms to more accurate fully 3D ones and require careful consideration...
- An objective method for bed capacity planning in a hospital department - a comparison with target ratio methodsJ M Nguyen
PIMESP, CHU Nantes, rue Saint Jacques, 44093 Nantes Cedex 1, France
Methods Inf Med 46:399-405. 2007To propose an objective approach in order to determine the number of beds required for a hospital department by considering how recruitment fluctuates over time. To compare this approach with classical bed capacity planning techniques.
- Using motion planning to study protein folding pathwaysNancy M Amato
Department of Computer Science, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3112, USA
J Comput Biol 9:149-68. 2002..Our work uses probabilistic roadmap (PRM) motion planning techniques which have proven successful for problems involving high-dimensional configuration spaces...
- Pilot study of dental hygienists' comfort and confidence levels and care planning for patients with disabilitiesT L Johnson
Department of Dental Hygiene, Idaho State University, Pocatello 83209, USA
J Dent Educ 64:839-46. 2000..Recommended treatment planning techniques are being used to a limited extent, and respondents were slightly to moderately confident using alternative ..
- Safe teleradiology: information assurance as project planning methodologyJeff Collmann
ISIS Center, Box 571479, Washington, DC 20057 1479, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:84-9. 2005..This case study illustrates the basic point that prospective, comprehensive planning to protect the privacy and security of an information system strategically benefits program management as well as system security...
- Integrated landscape planning and remuneration of agri-environmental services. Results of a case study in the Fuhrberg region of GermanyChristina V Haaren
Department of Environmental Planning, Leibniz University of Hanover, Herrenhaeuser Street 2, 30419 Hanover, Germany
J Environ Manage 89:209-21. 2008....
- Reaching every district - development and testing of a health micro-planning strategy for reaching difficult to reach populations in MongoliaB Enkhtuya
FlindersNational Centre for Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health, Mongolia
Rural Remote Health 9:1045. 2009..The main source of data for this planning system development was in the development and testing of the micro-planning process in Byanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar in June 2008...
- Does intensity modulation improve healthy tissue sparing in stereotactic radiosurgery of complex arteriovenous malformations?Brenda Clark
Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Med Dosim 32:172-80. 2007This planning study evaluates the potential of intensity modulated treatment fields and inverse planning techniques in stereotactic radiosurgery to reduce healthy tissue dose...
- Analysis of localization errors in the definition of the mantle field using a beam's eye view treatment-planning systemJ D Naida
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 35:377-82. 1996..images reduces the incidence of localization error, and that the use of beam's eye view treatment planning techniques may further improve localization...
- Using Bayesian logistic regression to evaluate a new type of dosimetric constraint for prostate radiotherapy treatment planningF Buettner
Joint Department of Physics, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden, NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PT, United Kingdom
Med Phys 37:1768-77. 2010..The authors present a new type of hybrid dosimetric constraint which comprises both volumetric and spatial factors of the dose-distribution. The authors also propose a framework to evaluate these constraints...
- Potential clinical efficacy of intensity-modulated conformal therapyS L Meeks
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0385, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 40:483-95. 1998..The purpose of this study was to examine the potential benefit of using intensity-modulated conformal therapy for a variety of lesions currently treated with stereotactic radiosurgery or conventional radiotherapy...
- Analysis of stochastic noise in intensity-modulated beamsCatherine Coolens
Joint Department of Physics, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Trust, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PT, UK
Phys Med Biol 49:3857-75. 2004Inverse planning techniques are known to produce intensity-modulated beams (IMBs) that are highly modulated...
- Patterns of local and nodal failure in malignant pleural mesothelioma after extrapleural pneumonectomy and photon-electron radiotherapyVishal Gupta
Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY 10065, USA
J Thorac Oncol 4:746-50. 2009..patterns of local and nodal recurrence in patients treated at our institution with EPP and RT, and whether advanced treatment planning techniques, such as intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), could have been of potential benefit.
- Does image-guided radiotherapy improve toxicity profile in whole pelvic-treated high-risk prostate cancer? Comparison between IG-IMRT and IMRTHans T Chung
Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital, Singapore
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:53-60. 2009..To evaluate the impact of adding image-guided (IG) technique to intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) on dosimetric avoidance of organs at risk (OAR) and acute toxicities...
- Four-dimensional radiotherapy planning for DMLC-based respiratory motion trackingPaul J Keall
Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
Med Phys 32:942-51. 2005..However, 4D planning requires new planning tools, such as deformable registration and automated treatment planning on multiple CT image sets...
- Planning the breast boost: comparison of three techniques and evolution of tumor bed during treatmentJaroslaw T Hepel
Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:458-63. 2009..To evaluate the accuracy of two clinical techniques for electron boost planning compared with computed tomography (CT)-based planning. Additionally, we evaluated the tumor bed characteristics at whole breast planning and boost planning...
- Using motion planning to map protein folding landscapes and analyze folding kinetics of known native structuresNancy M Amato
Department of Computer Science, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3112, USA
J Comput Biol 10:239-55. 2003..Our framework has evolved from robotics motion planning techniques called probabilistic roadmap methods (PRMs) that have been applied in many diverse fields with great ..
- Determinants of successful community health system planningJ E Rohrer
University of Iowa, USA
J Healthc Manag 43:155-66; discussion 166-8. 1998..Successful implementation was associated with the number of planning techniques used and the breadth of representation on the steering committee...
- Prediction and simulation of motion in pairs of transmembrane alpha-helicesAngela Enosh
School of Computer Science, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
Bioinformatics 23:e212-8. 2007..Our method employs probabilistic motion-planning techniques to suggest possible collision-free motion paths...
- Integrated-boost IMRT or 3-D-CRT using FET-PET based auto-contoured target volume delineation for glioblastoma multiforme--a dosimetric comparisonMarc D Piroth
Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen Germany
Radiat Oncol 4:57. 2009....
- A comparison of conformal and intensity modulated treatment planning techniques for early prostate cancerJ Vaarkamp
Radiation Physics, Princess Royal Hospital, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull, UK
J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 53:310-7. 2009..The benefit of IMRT over CRT was achieved by increasing the number of beams, changing beam weights and adding a rectal shielding segment to each beam...
- Generation, comparison, and merging of pathways between protein conformations: gating in K-channelsAngela Enosh
School of Computer Science and Department of Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
Biophys J 95:3850-60. 2008..The framework, which is rooted in probabilistic motion-planning techniques in robotics, allows for the efficient generation of collision-free motion pathways, while considering a ..
- Dosimetric and radiobiologic comparison of 3D conformal versus intensity modulated planning techniques for prostate bed radiotherapyBridget F Koontz
Departments of Radiation Oncology and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Med Dosim 34:256-60. 2009..Because of relatively low doses given to the bladder and rectum, there was no statistically significant improvement in NTCP between the 3D conformal and IMRT plans...
- Rectal wall sparing effect of three different endorectal balloons in 3D conformal and IMRT prostate radiotherapyEmile N J Th van Lin
Department of Radiation Oncology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:565-76. 2005....
- IMRT vs. 3D noncoplanar treatment plans for maxillary sinus tumors: a new tool for quantitative evaluationDaphne Levin
Oncology Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Med Dosim 33:275-81. 2008..For a reliable assessment of both tumor coverage and dose to critical organs in the different planning techniques, we introduced a 2D, graphical representation of COSI vs. conformity index (CI)...
- Multimodal Image-Guided Intervention System for Lung-Cancer Diagnosis and StagingWILLIAM EVAN HIGGINS; Fiscal Year: 2013..If successful, the proposed multimodal imaging, biopsy, and treatment-planning techniques could enable correct diagnosis and staging of lung cancer preoperatively in virtually all patients...
- Improving Pelvic Cancer Patient Chemoradiotherapy Outcomes with FLT PET ImagingSarah McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2013..bone marrow activity depletion during therapy and the recovery after therapy could then be used to refine planning techniques and optimize therapy design to minimize acute and chronic toxicity...
- Biomechanical Modeling for Steerable NeedlesAllison Okamura; Fiscal Year: 2005..tissue modeling, combined with robot motion modeling, will facilitate new models, hardware, control, and planning techniques for steering flexible needles inside soft tissue...
- Measuring Oral Disease Burden for Planning ServicesMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2003..The principal investigator is based in Houston, Texas (USA) and the collaborators are based in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and London (UK). ..
- METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLANNING GERIATRIC NUTRITIONSUSAN HEASLEY; Fiscal Year: 1991..consent of the administration of the nursing homes involved in this project, to modify their current menu planning techniques. Implementation requires the establishing of a resident's menu planning committee in each test center which ..
- RADIATION DOSE ESCALATION FOR FOCAL LIVER CANCERTheodore Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 2005..Current planning techniques require the inclusion of a margin of normal liver for these uncertainties, to ensure adequate target ..
- Transrectal Prostate Therapy Robot in Closed MRI ScannerLOUIS WHITCOMB; Fiscal Year: 2007..appropriate image guidance, motion planning, control, image processing, 2D/3D visualization, and surgical planning techniques, all components integrated in one interactive system...
- Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental ChangesDonna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Revitalization of the Nation?s Physician-Scientist WorkforceANDREW SCHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2007..The conference is therefore only a starting point for implementing a long-term initiative for influencing and counteracting the decline in the physician-scientist workforce. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- REGULATION OF PLATELET-ENDOTHELIAL INTERACTIONSANDREW SCHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- The Role of Daily Spirituality in the Disease ProcessGeorge Fitchett; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Harvard-SDM/Forsyth Scholar/Faculty Development ProgramPhilip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, the program structure and environment will encourage life-long learning, successful research career transitions and strong collaborative partnering skills. ..
- Jornaleros Unidos con el Pueblo (Day Laborers United)Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outcome indictors will be formulated to reflect changes in hazardous work conditions and their social and structural context and changes in the collective capacity of the community. ..
- Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal IncontinenceDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2007..Differences among the measures of the groups after supplementation will be compared after controlling for baseline values of these measures using ANCOVA. ..
- Testing EBP and Organization Effects in Rural AppalachiaCharles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2007..The services are being structured and funded in a way that will ensure they can be sustained in each county, if successful, after the completion of the study. ..
- Emotional Competence, Poverty, and Mental HealthAlison Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., microanalytic analyses) to investigate the significance of individual differences in emotional competence for low-income children's mental health and school readiness. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African TownshipsMary J Rotheram Borus; Fiscal Year: 2010..The intervention's impact will be assessed over 15 months in a design that is a blend of an efficacy and effectiveness trial. ..
- Interventions to Control Obesity in CollegesLaura A Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2010..If proven effective, this strong partnership model combined with powerful economic data offer a unique opportunity for intervention institutionalization and dissemination throughout the community college campus system. ..
- Four-dimensional IMAT planning using graph algorithmsCedric X Yu; Fiscal Year: 2010..Successful achievement of the aforementioned project aims will provide planning and practical image guidance for the safe and efficient delivery of IMAT, and significantly improve cancer treatments. ..
- Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in DementiaDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Trauma, Stress, and Mental Health in South AfricaDavid Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Culture, Gender, and Health Care Stigma in ParkinsonismLinda Tickle Degnen; Fiscal Year: 2006..It is also anticipated that negative outcomes of masking will be greater for female than male and American than Taiwanese patients because of different norms associated with movement expression in these groups. ..
- Preparation for Future Care in Older AdultsSILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- UW-Madison CTSA Planning GrantMARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Interventions to Control Obesity in Community CollegesLaura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- E M Transdifferentiation in Proximal Tubule CellsBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Early Childhood Education and School Readiness PlanningKaren Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- TECHNOLOGY AND STRUCTURE IN CHILDRENS SERVICE SYSTEMSCharles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The effectiveness of the intervention is assessed by comparing the treatment and control casework units on the quality of their work environments and the outcomes of services provided to 1600 children. ..
- WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTHShiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2002..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
- INNATE IMMUNITY AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE IN MICEPhilip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2004..The long-term goal of these studies is to determine the role of innate immunity in periodontitis and to apply this information to the development of immune modulators that ameliorate disease. ..
- Immunity to Disseminating Dentoalveolar InfectionsPhilip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2004..The goal of these studies is to fully define the immunological effector mechanisms that protect against disseminating dentoalveolar infections ..
- IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Epidemiologic Methods: Resistant Nosocomial InfectionsMarc Lipsitch; Fiscal Year: 2004..This will in turn lead to better practices to reduce the incidence of ARNI. ..
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Anger Control Training for Youth with Tourette SyndromeLarry Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2005..This design will permit demonstration of a clinically relevant effect size for anger control training in adolescents with TS. ..
- INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIVMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- UC4 AP4 Cancer Therapy CenterPaul Bunn; Fiscal Year: 2004..Chan, PI); 2) vaccine/ DNAI/ RNA therapy (R. Garcea, PI); 3) angiogenic inhibitors/ PK/ PD modeling (S.G. Eckhardt, PI); and 4) chemoprevention agents (R. Nemenoff, PI). ..
- REDUCING VIOLENCE AGAINST NURSING HOME CAREGIVERSDonna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2001..Data analysis will also determine whether the intervention group demonstrated a significant difference in violence prevention skills than the control group. ..
- Angiotensin II Receptor Blockade and Chronic RejectionBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- QUALITY OF LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS AFTER BMTJohn Wingard; Fiscal Year: 2001..This information is essential to subsequent planning and implementation of relevant, well-aimed interventions to minimize psychosocial disruption and enhance growth in future BMT recipients and their loved ones. ..
- Immunomodulation of Inflammatory Bone ResorptionPhilip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2005..The goal of these studies is to devise new methods for immunomodulating proinflammatory pathways and bone resorption via preferential induction of IL-10. ..
- Weight Management Skills--African American OutpatientsShiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2005..Group 0. Secondary analyses will compare the respective treatment and control groups on diet, physical activity, and clinical CVD risk factor changes and will assess predictors of outcomes and cost-effectiveness. ..
- Perceived AIDS Stigma: A Multinational African StudyWilliam Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2007..Aim 3 proposes a quasi-experimental design to test the impact of community-level stigma reducing interventions within national nurses associations on its nurse members. ..
- MULTISITE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT CONDUCT PROBLEMSKaren Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Training & Education:Advanced Multidisciplinary Clinical Research (TEAM) (RMI)MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, this is the right time and UW-Madison is the right place for this far-reaching, innovative training grant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Women's Health & Aging:Research and Leadership TrainingMARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG EldersRuth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeLawrence Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2009..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. ..
- Motivating Persons with Schizophrenia to ExerciseLORA BEEBE; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDRENMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and ParentsBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Clinical Translational Research in Transplant NephrologyBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will also work to meet the NIH's goal of increasing the number of physician-scientists conducting high-quality patient-oriented research. ..
- Thermo mechanical stress in cryopreserved blood vesselsYoed Rabin; Fiscal Year: 2006..Although the experimental work in this study is targeted to blood vessels, the results of this study could be expanded and become useful for a wide variety of cryopreserved natural tissues and engineered constructs. ..
- A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study of an Intervention for Medication AdherenceBradi B Granger; Fiscal Year: 2010..Although medication adherence improves CHF outcomes, adherence rates remain around 50%. The intervention to be tested in these projects has the potential to improve CHF outcomes by improving adherence rates. ..
- Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active AdultsJames Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIALWilliam Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2002..Evidence is also provided to support the feasibility of utilizing nurse case managers to delivery a home care-based adherence intervention. ..
- Evaluation of the 'Rewarding Results' ProgramGary Young; Fiscal Year: 2005..s. ..
- Rural Chronically III Women: Online Support GroupClarann Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed research trajectory will move toward reducing the complexity of the research design and intervention and further developing and refining a model of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness. ..
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teensBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Developing computerized tools for cryosurgery planningYoed Rabin; Fiscal Year: 2007..Such visualization capabilities will provide surgeons with insights into the physics of cryosurgery that are difficult to obtain from physical experiments or surgical practice. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & PracticesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SCAR TRIP Conference: Transforming Medical ImagingKatherine Andriole; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke CaregiversLinda Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2004..Study outcomes have the potential to direct healthcare professionals in designing programs of care for persons with stroke and their caregivers. ..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..