planning techniques

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Summary: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Successful strategic planning: creating clarity
    Jim Adams
    Healthlink Inc, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:24-31. 2005
  2. pmc Between-country collaboration and consideration of costs increase conservation planning efficiency in the Mediterranean Basin
    Salit 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
  3. ncbi Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Douglas K Martin
    Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003
  4. ncbi Implementing a replacement PACS: issues to consider
    Katherine 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
  5. ncbi Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case study
    Douglas 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
  6. ncbi Continuous innovation in health care: implications of the Geisinger experience
    Ronald A Paulus
    Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1235-45. 2008
  7. ncbi Using burden of disease information for health planning in developing countries: the experience from Uganda
    Lydia 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
  8. pmc Setting priorities in health care organizations: criteria, processes, and parameters of success
    Jennifer L Gibson
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:25. 2004
  9. ncbi Developing internet-based eHealth promotion programs: the Spiral Technology Action Research (STAR) model
    Harvey A Skinner
    Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto in Ontario
    Health Promot Pract 7:406-17. 2006
  10. ncbi Why good projects fail anyway
    Nadim F Matta
    Robert H Schaffer and Associates, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 81:109-14, 134. 2003

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  1. ncbi Successful strategic planning: creating clarity
    Jim 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?..
  2. pmc Between-country collaboration and consideration of costs increase conservation planning efficiency in the Mediterranean Basin
    Salit 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...
  3. ncbi Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluation
    Douglas 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...
  4. ncbi Implementing a replacement PACS: issues to consider
    Katherine 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
  5. ncbi Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case study
    Douglas 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...
  6. ncbi Continuous innovation in health care: implications of the Geisinger experience
    Ronald 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...
  7. ncbi Using burden of disease information for health planning in developing countries: the experience from Uganda
    Lydia 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...
  8. pmc Setting priorities in health care organizations: criteria, processes, and parameters of success
    Jennifer 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...
  9. ncbi Developing internet-based eHealth promotion programs: the Spiral Technology Action Research (STAR) model
    Harvey 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...
  10. ncbi Why good projects fail anyway
    Nadim 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...
  11. ncbi The best investment
    Betsy Caine
    Work in Progress, LLC, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Healthplan 43:32-4. 2002
  12. ncbi Straighttalk. The ideal master facility plan begins with business strategy and integrates operational improvement
    Scott 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...
  13. ncbi Cultivate corporate culture and diversity
    V 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...
  14. ncbi Strategic planning--building the foundation to formulate strategies
    Joseph M Spallina
    Arvina Group, LLC, USA
    J Oncol Manag 13:10-1. 2004
  15. ncbi Engaging staff in the Magnet journey: the key is communication
    Peg 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...
  16. ncbi A leadership focus on evidence-based practice: tools for successful implementation
    Margo 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...
  17. ncbi Implementing an effective organization and governance structure for a radiology practice
    Lawrence 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...
  18. ncbi Strategy development to sustain and strengthen the Navy Nurse Corps
    Lisa 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...
  19. ncbi The importance of being earnest about your business plan
    Alan 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...
  20. ncbi Strategies for starting a successful evidence-based practice program
    Christine 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...
  21. ncbi Building a successful DCD program: planning and leading change
    Jane 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi Creating an integrated clinical enterprise at the University of Kentucky: the emergence of UK HealthCare
    Michael 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...
  24. ncbi Lofty missions, down-to-earth plans
    V 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...
  25. ncbi The quest for resilience
    Gary Hamel
    London Business School
    Harv Bus Rev 81:52-63, 131. 2003
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  26. ncbi Best-practice protocols: get your board on board
    Richard Hader
    Meridian Health System, Neptune, NJ, USA
    Nurs Manage 38:32-6; quiz 37. 2007
    ..Here, learn recommendations for board-of-director involvement...
  27. ncbi Thinking beyond CPOE to integrated IT strategy and management
    Eric 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...
  28. ncbi Strategies and tools for managing change
    Maura 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...
  29. ncbi The business case as a strategic tool for change
    Diana 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...
  30. ncbi Cancer program strategic planning: a roadmap to success
    Joseph M Spallina
    Arvina Group, LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Oncol Manag 12:12-4. 2003
  31. ncbi Giving your spinout the right spin
    David McElroy
    Verdia Inc, 200 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 21:BE39-41. 2003
  32. ncbi The art and science of project management
    Patricia 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...
  33. ncbi Strategic planning: the first step in the planning process
    Marc 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...
  34. ncbi Time and your future
    Edward J O'Connor
    University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Mich Health Hosp 39:30-1. 2003
  35. ncbi When IT excellence goes the distance
    John Glaser
    Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:102-4, 106, 108. 2003
  36. ncbi The life cycle of a project. How to plan for performance improvements
    Lloyd R Burton
    J AHIMA 74:34-6, 38, 40-4; quiz 47-8. 2003
  37. ncbi Facilitating academic institutional change: redefining scholarship
    Dona 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...
  38. ncbi Improving recruitment and retention. Catholic Health East has responded to the nurse shortage with a systemwide initiative
    Elaine I Bauer
    Catholic Health East, Newtown Square, PA, USA
    Health Prog 84:54-8. 2003
  39. ncbi Diversity as strategy
    David 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...
  40. ncbi Opportunities for administrators to promote disease management
    Bita 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...
  41. ncbi Leading change: the nurse executive's role in implementing new care delivery models
    Robin 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...
  42. ncbi Swarm intelligence. A whole new way to think about business
    E 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...
  43. ncbi Hospital turnarounds: agents, approaches, alchemy
    David H Freed
    Nyack Hospital, Nyack, NY, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 24:96-118. 2005
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  44. ncbi Back where we belong
    Michael 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"...
  45. ncbi EHR? Assess readiness first
    Margret Amatayakul
    Margret A Consulting, LLC, Schaumberg, IL, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:112-3. 2005
  46. ncbi Effective organizational control: implications for academic medicine
    Michael 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...
  47. ncbi Lessons learned from developing, implementing, and evaluating a model of community-driven nursing
    N 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...
  48. ncbi A rearview reflection for pragmatic planning
    Richard D Lang
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:2-6. 2005
  49. ncbi Show strategies, plans, and strategic planning
    Alton Brantley
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:12-4. 2005
  50. ncbi The development and implementation of a strategic and tactical planning framework at Mayo Clinic Arizona
    Keith 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...
  51. ncbi Transformational change in health care: changing the question
    Barbara 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?..
  52. ncbi Area Health Education Centers: strengths, challenges, and implications for Academic Health Science Center leaders
    Bryan 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
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  53. ncbi Diversity in academic medicine: the stages of change model
    Molly 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
  54. ncbi "The worst of both worlds": the management reform of the World Health Organization
    L 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...
  55. ncbi Strategic planning for departmental divisions in an academic health care center
    Bryan N Becker
    Department of Medicine and School of Business, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Am J Med 119:357-65. 2006
  56. ncbi Case study: reconciling the quality and safety gap through strategic planning
    Lianne Jeffs
    Nursing Clinical Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:32-40. 2006
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  57. ncbi Trustee workbook 3. Strategic planning: maximizing the board's impact
    James E Orlikoff
    Trustee 59:15-20. 2006
  58. ncbi Revenue enhancement strategies. Last in a series examining revenue growth strategies in a difficult health care market
    Alan M Zuckerman
    Health Strategies and Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Prog 83:23-6. 2002
  59. ncbi Developing a strategic plan for a neonatal nurse practitioner service
    Laurie 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...
  60. ncbi The impact of competition on the importance of conforming to social norms: strategies for managed care organizations
    Eric 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...
  61. ncbi Improving hospital restructuring: lessons learned
    Stephen 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...
  62. ncbi Steps to competitive advantage. A winning strategy involves five critical elements
    Karen Corrigan
    The Strategy Group, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Mark Health Serv 24:48. 2004
  63. ncbi Helpful or harmful? The impact of strategic change on the performance of U.S. urban hospitals
    Hanh 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...
  64. pmc Surviving a merger: how four hospital libraries created a unified system
    Patricia 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...
  65. ncbi Leadership education for physicians. Refine your focus and communicate your goals when developing physician leadership programs
    Leland A Babitch
    Wayne State University, Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Detroit, MI 48201 2119, USA
    Healthc Exec 20:49-51. 2005
  66. pmc Use of focus groups in a library's strategic planning process
    Mori Lou Higa-Moore
    Library, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9049, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 90:86-92. 2002
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  67. ncbi One vision of academic nursing centers
    M 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...
  68. ncbi Nurse executives' perspectives on succession planning
    Marjorie 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...
  69. ncbi Achieving magnet hospital recognition: chief nurse executives and magnet coordinators tell their stories
    Donna 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...
  70. ncbi The comparison of radiotherapy techniques for treatment of the prostate cancer: the three-field vs. the four-field
    P Milecki
    Department of Radiotherapy, GreatPoland Cancer Center, Poznan, 61 866 Poland
    Neoplasma 51:64-9. 2004
    Our purpose was to compare the three-field and the four-field planning techniques in patients with localized prostate cancer...
  71. ncbi Conventional 3D conformal versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy for the adjuvant treatment of gynecologic malignancies: a comparative dosimetric study of dose-volume histograms
    D 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.
  72. ncbi Radiotherapy of liver malignancies. From whole liver irradiation to stereotactic hypofractionated radiotherapy
    Carlo 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...
  73. ncbi Preoperative preparation. Value, perspective, and practice in patient care
    V 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 ..
  74. ncbi A comparison of treatment planning techniques used in two randomised UK external beam radiotherapy trials for localised prostate cancer
    C P South
    Department of Physics, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:15-21. 2008
    To compare the radiotherapy planning techniques from two multicentre randomised external beam radiotherapy trials in the UK of conformal radiotherapy vs intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT).
  75. ncbi Oxidases from mate tea leaves (Ilex paraguariensis): extraction optimization and stability at low and high temperatures
    Giovana 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...
  76. ncbi Skull base meningioma - comparison of intensity-modulated radiotherapy planning techniques using the moduleaf micro-multileaf collimator and helical tomotherapy
    V 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...
  77. ncbi Clinical implications of the implementation of advanced treatment planning algorithms for thoracic treatments
    Andrew 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...
  78. ncbi An objective method for bed capacity planning in a hospital department - a comparison with target ratio methods
    J M Nguyen
    PIMESP, CHU Nantes, rue Saint Jacques, 44093 Nantes Cedex 1, France
    Methods Inf Med 46:399-405. 2007
    To 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.
  79. ncbi Using motion planning to study protein folding pathways
    Nancy 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...
  80. ncbi Pilot study of dental hygienists' comfort and confidence levels and care planning for patients with disabilities
    T 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 ..
  81. pmc Safe teleradiology: information assurance as project planning methodology
    Jeff 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...
  82. ncbi Integrated landscape planning and remuneration of agri-environmental services. Results of a case study in the Fuhrberg region of Germany
    Christina V Haaren
    Department of Environmental Planning, Leibniz University of Hanover, Herrenhaeuser Street 2, 30419 Hanover, Germany
    J Environ Manage 89:209-21. 2008
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  83. ncbi Reaching every district - development and testing of a health micro-planning strategy for reaching difficult to reach populations in Mongolia
    B 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...
  84. ncbi 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. 2007
    This planning study evaluates the potential of intensity modulated treatment fields and inverse planning techniques in stereotactic radiosurgery to reduce healthy tissue dose...
  85. ncbi Analysis of localization errors in the definition of the mantle field using a beam's eye view treatment-planning system
    J 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...
  86. ncbi Using Bayesian logistic regression to evaluate a new type of dosimetric constraint for prostate radiotherapy treatment planning
    F 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...
  87. ncbi Potential clinical efficacy of intensity-modulated conformal therapy
    S 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...
  88. ncbi Analysis of stochastic noise in intensity-modulated beams
    Catherine 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. 2004
    Inverse planning techniques are known to produce intensity-modulated beams (IMBs) that are highly modulated...
  89. ncbi Patterns of local and nodal failure in malignant pleural mesothelioma after extrapleural pneumonectomy and photon-electron radiotherapy
    Vishal 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.
  90. ncbi Does image-guided radiotherapy improve toxicity profile in whole pelvic-treated high-risk prostate cancer? Comparison between IG-IMRT and IMRT
    Hans 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...
  91. ncbi Four-dimensional radiotherapy planning for DMLC-based respiratory motion tracking
    Paul 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...
  92. ncbi Planning the breast boost: comparison of three techniques and evolution of tumor bed during treatment
    Jaroslaw 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...
  93. ncbi Using motion planning to map protein folding landscapes and analyze folding kinetics of known native structures
    Nancy 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 ..
  94. ncbi Determinants of successful community health system planning
    J 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...
  95. ncbi Prediction and simulation of motion in pairs of transmembrane alpha-helices
    Angela 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...
  96. pmc Integrated-boost IMRT or 3-D-CRT using FET-PET based auto-contoured target volume delineation for glioblastoma multiforme--a dosimetric comparison
    Marc D Piroth
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen Germany
    Radiat Oncol 4:57. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi A comparison of conformal and intensity modulated treatment planning techniques for early prostate cancer
    J 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...
  98. pmc Generation, comparison, and merging of pathways between protein conformations: gating in K-channels
    Angela 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 ..
  99. ncbi Dosimetric and radiobiologic comparison of 3D conformal versus intensity modulated planning techniques for prostate bed radiotherapy
    Bridget 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...
  100. ncbi Rectal wall sparing effect of three different endorectal balloons in 3D conformal and IMRT prostate radiotherapy
    Emile 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
    ....
  101. ncbi IMRT vs. 3D noncoplanar treatment plans for maxillary sinus tumors: a new tool for quantitative evaluation
    Daphne 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)...

Research Grants68

  1. Multimodal Image-Guided Intervention System for Lung-Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
    WILLIAM 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...
  2. Improving Pelvic Cancer Patient Chemoradiotherapy Outcomes with FLT PET Imaging
    Sarah 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...
  3. Biomechanical Modeling for Steerable Needles
    Allison 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...
  4. Measuring Oral Disease Burden for Planning Services
    Michael 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). ..
  5. METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLANNING GERIATRIC NUTRITION
    SUSAN 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 ..
  6. RADIATION DOSE ESCALATION FOR FOCAL LIVER CANCER
    Theodore Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Current planning techniques require the inclusion of a margin of normal liver for these uncertainties, to ensure adequate target ..
  7. Transrectal Prostate Therapy Robot in Closed MRI Scanner
    LOUIS 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...
  8. Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes
    Donna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Revitalization of the Nation?s Physician-Scientist Workforce
    ANDREW 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]..
  10. REGULATION OF PLATELET-ENDOTHELIAL INTERACTIONS
    ANDREW SCHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  11. The Role of Daily Spirituality in the Disease Process
    George Fitchett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Harvard-SDM/Forsyth Scholar/Faculty Development Program
    Philip 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. ..
  13. 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. ..
  14. Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal Incontinence
    Donna 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. ..
  15. Testing EBP and Organization Effects in Rural Appalachia
    Charles 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. ..
  16. Emotional Competence, Poverty, and Mental Health
    Alison 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]..
  17. Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African Townships
    Mary 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. ..
  18. Interventions to Control Obesity in Colleges
    Laura 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. ..
  19. Four-dimensional IMAT planning using graph algorithms
    Cedric 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. ..
  20. Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in Dementia
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  21. Trauma, Stress, and Mental Health in South Africa
    David Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  22. Culture, Gender, and Health Care Stigma in Parkinsonism
    Linda 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. ..
  23. Preparation for Future Care in Older Adults
    SILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. UW-Madison CTSA Planning Grant
    MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Interventions to Control Obesity in Community Colleges
    Laura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. E M Transdifferentiation in Proximal Tubule Cells
    Bryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Early Childhood Education and School Readiness Planning
    Karen Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. TECHNOLOGY AND STRUCTURE IN CHILDRENS SERVICE SYSTEMS
    Charles 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. ..
  29. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki 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. ..
  30. INNATE IMMUNITY AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE IN MICE
    Philip 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. ..
  31. Immunity to Disseminating Dentoalveolar Infections
    Philip Stashenko; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The goal of these studies is to fully define the immunological effector mechanisms that protect against disseminating dentoalveolar infections ..
  32. IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  33. Epidemiologic Methods: Resistant Nosocomial Infections
    Marc Lipsitch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This will in turn lead to better practices to reduce the incidence of ARNI. ..
  34. ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIES
    Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  35. Anger Control Training for Youth with Tourette Syndrome
    Larry Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This design will permit demonstration of a clinically relevant effect size for anger control training in adolescents with TS. ..
  36. INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. UC4 AP4 Cancer Therapy Center
    Paul 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). ..
  38. REDUCING VIOLENCE AGAINST NURSING HOME CAREGIVERS
    Donna 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. ..
  39. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockade and Chronic Rejection
    Bryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  40. QUALITY OF LIFE AND RELATIONSHIPS AFTER BMT
    John 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. ..
  41. Immunomodulation of Inflammatory Bone Resorption
    Philip 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. ..
  42. Weight Management Skills--African American Outpatients
    Shiriki 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. ..
  43. Perceived AIDS Stigma: A Multinational African Study
    William 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. ..
  44. MULTISITE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT CONDUCT PROBLEMS
    Karen Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. 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]..
  46. Women's Health & Aging:Research and Leadership Training
    MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  48. Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette Syndrome
    Lawrence Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. ..
  49. Motivating Persons with Schizophrenia to Exercise
    LORA BEEBE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDREN
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  52. Clinical Translational Research in Transplant Nephrology
    Bryan 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. ..
  53. Thermo mechanical stress in cryopreserved blood vessels
    Yoed 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. ..
  54. A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study of an Intervention for Medication Adherence
    Bradi 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. ..
  55. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  56. OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIAL
    William 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. ..
  57. Evaluation of the 'Rewarding Results' Program
    Gary Young; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..s. ..
  58. Rural Chronically III Women: Online Support Group
    Clarann 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. ..
  59. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Developing computerized tools for cryosurgery planning
    Yoed 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]..
  64. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas 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]..
  66. SCAR TRIP Conference: Transforming Medical Imaging
    Katherine Andriole; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke Caregivers
    Linda 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. ..
  68. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..