health care sector
Summary: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Publications257 found, 100 shown here
- A realist evaluation of the role of communities of practice in changing healthcare practiceGeetha Ranmuthugala
Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Implement Sci 6:49. 2011..this study will explore the following questions: What outcomes do CoPs achieve in healthcare? Do these outcomes translate into improved practice in healthcare? What are the contexts and mechanisms by which CoPs improve healthcare?..
- Medical tourism: assessing the evidence on treatment abroadNeil Lunt
The York Management School, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom
Maturitas 66:27-32. 2010..In concluding it makes suggestion for the content of such a strategy...
- Occupational safety and health interventions to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the health care sectorJessica M Tullar
School of Public Health, Institute for Health Policy, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
J Occup Rehabil 20:199-219. 2010..Health care work is dangerous and multiple interventions have been tested to reduce the occupational hazards...
- Methods of evaluating dental care costs in the Swedish public dental health care sectorN Oscarson
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, , Sweden
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:160-5. 1998..This study also concludes that charges are not sufficient as an alternative to a more detailed cost evaluation, at least not in Swedish public dental health care, since charges do not cover costs...
- By 'default or design'? The expansion of the private health care sector in Madhya Pradesh, IndiaAyesha De Costa
Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Health Policy 103:283-9. 2011..There is no evidence suggesting that this privatization at anytime has been deliberate. So what has contributed to the private healthcare sector becoming so dominant in the setting?..
- The impact of market oriented reforms on choice and information: a case study of cataract surgery in outer London and StockholmM Fotaki
Department of Social Policy and Administration, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK
Soc Sci Med 48:1415-32. 1999..However, the impact on choice available to patients and purchasers alike seemed to be adverse, an effect that was particularly strong in the UK case...
- Paying for performance: implementing a statewide project in CaliforniaCheryl L Damberg
RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 14:66-79. 2005
- Informal payments for health care in transition economiesTim Ensor
International Programme Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Soc Sci Med 58:237-46. 2004..Ultimately, unless governments address the endemic nature of payments across all sectors, policy interventions are unlikely to be fully effective...
- Under-the-counter payments for health care: evidence from BulgariaE Delcheva
National Centre for Public Health, Bulgaria
Health Policy 42:89-100. 1997..Before this can be done, there is a need for more research on the impact that this would have on equity and affordability...
- The 'patient's physician one-step removed': the evolving roles of medical tourism facilitatorsJeremy Snyder
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
J Med Ethics 37:530-4. 2011..Facilitators have the potential to exacerbate or mitigate the ethical concerns associated with medical tourism, but their roles are poorly understood...
- Measuring and managing progress in the establishment of basic health services: the Afghanistan health sector balanced scorecardPeter M Hansen
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD 21205, USA
Int J Health Plann Manage 23:107-17. 2008....
- Joint health and safety committee education and the value of bipartite cooperation in the healthcare sector in British Columbia, CanadaAnnalee Yassi
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Int J Occup Environ Health 11:305-12. 2005..The spirit of bipartite collaboration fostered by this and other OHSAH programs has been hugely successful at reducing injuries, time loss, and cost, and should be promoted...
- Beyond the hype: a taxonomy of e-health business modelsS T Parente
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 19:89-102. 2000....
- Vouchers for chronic disease careJennifer J Watts
Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia
Aust Health Rev 32:451-8. 2008..Although they may not be appropriate across the entire health care system, there are features of vouchers that make them a potentially attractive option, especially for the management of chronic disease...
- Teachers' experiences of English-language-taught degree programs within health care sector of Finnish polytechnicsMarianne Pitkäjärvi
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Korpimaa 6 b 11, 02300 Espoo, Finland
Nurse Educ Today 31:553-7. 2011..of this study was to research teachers' experiences of the English-Language-Taught Degree Programs in the health care sector of Finnish polytechnics...
- Models of governance and the changing role of the board in the "modernised" UK health sectorRachael Addicott
The King s Fund, London, UK
J Health Organ Manag 22:147-63. 2008..This paper seeks to explore the role of the Board in the UK health sector under the apparent emerging "post-NPM" ideological framework of accountability...
- Adapting a dynamic model of interorganizational cooperation to the health care sectorRebecca Wells
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Med Care Res Rev 64:518-43. 2007..These findings indicate the utility of qualitative techniques to adapt theories developed in other sectors to health care contexts...
- Physiological changes associated with downsizing of personnel and reorganisation in the health care sectorAnna Hertting
Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychother Psychosom 71:117-22. 2002..of this study was to assess potential physiological changes associated with downsizing/reorganisation in the health care sector. The personnel reductions (1995-1997) in the studied regional hospital corresponded to one fifth of the ..
- Monopoly, monopsony, and market definition: an antitrust perspective on market concentration among health insurersDavid A Hyman
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:25-8. 2004..Even if it did, there are major problems in treating individual states as discrete insurance markets. Unless the market is correctly defined, any analysis of market concentration is thoroughly unreliable...
- The changing face of managed careDebra A Draper
Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:11-23. 2002..Consequently, purchasers and consumers face escalating health care costs under these changing conditions...
- Information systems for health sector monitoring in Papua New GuineaR E Cibulskis
Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Bull World Health Organ 80:752-8. 2002..The ability of information systems to deliver these benefits is critical to their sustainability...
- Competitive behavior in the HMO marketplaceMark V Pauly
Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:194-202. 2002..Neither the proportion of HMO enrollees in for-profit HMOs nor HMO market penetration was significantly related to profit rates...
- The importance of patient empowerment in health system reformL Segal
Monash University, Centre for Health Program Evaluation, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Health Policy 44:31-44. 1998..Mechanisms to promote active consumer involvement in health care decisions are identified as a central requirement in health system reform...
- Factors underlying organizational change in local health care markets, 1982-1995J W Begun
Department of Healthcare Management, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 26:62-72. 2001..Local markets with higher population size and greater density of specialty physicians in 1982 are associated with greater proportions of the markets being covered by a wide variety of organizational forms in 1995...
- Hypothetical versus real willingness to pay in the health care sector: results from a field experimentK Blumenschein
College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0082, USA
J Health Econ 20:441-57. 2001..We conclude that the dichotomous choice contingent valuation method overestimates willingness to pay, but that it may be possible to correct for this overestimation by sorting out "definitely sure" yes responses...
- Of magic wands and kaleidoscopes: fixing problems in the individual marketMark A Hall
Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002..What is not acceptable is to hand people subsidies and send them to the unstructured and relatively unregulated individual market, nor will it work to give people unhindered choice between two basically different market segments...
- Competition and quality as dynamic processes in the Balkans of American health carePeter J Hammer
Wayne State University Law School, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 31:473-96. 2006..Unfortunately, the American health care sector suffers from intense factional divisions...
- The end of an era: what became of the "managed care revolution" in 2001?Cara S Lesser
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Health Serv Res 38:337-55. 2003....
- Medicaid confronts a changing managed care marketplaceRobert E Hurley
Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 24:11-25. 2002..State Medicaid agencies will have to adapt managed care strategies to respond to the evolving products and practices of managed care plans and their interest in public sector product lines...
- A profile of the health sector in the United StatesGrace Marie Turner
Galen Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Pharmacoeconomics 20:31-45. 2002....
- Strategic health system development and managed care deliveryRoger C Nauert
RCN Associates, Houston, TX, USA
J Health Care Finance 29:5-17. 2002..Their compelling motivation has been fueled by the onslaught of managed care. Successful initiatives have been driven by mutual strategic system planning, effective management, and enhanced quality of care...
- Impact of HMO mergers and acquisitions on financial performanceRobert Weech-Maldonado
Center for Health Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
J Health Care Finance 29:64-77. 2002..Potential synergies arising from HMO mergers have been largely illusory. Mergers may have been a result of non-value enhancing motives or management overconfidence...
- Why Medicare cannot promulgate a national coverage rule: a case of regula mortisSusan Bartlett Foote
Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:707-30. 2002..Medicare efforts provide a starting point for the policy discussion. In our current political environment, regula mortis may be an increasingly common phenomenon and the proposed cures for it broadly applicable...
- Sustaining the edge: factors influencing strategy selection in academic health centersAnne M Walsh
Health Administration Program, La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Healthc Manag 47:360-74; discussion 375. 2002....
- Price competition in hospital markets: the significance of managed careWilliam G Kopit
J Health Law 35:291-326. 2002..The author then tums to an analysis of two recent hospital antitrust decisions, and critiques them for their failure to properly analyze the dynamics of local hospital markets...
- Developing a telehealth business plan. Anticipating challenges and devising ways to meet them leads to successful servicesJolene Davidson
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Lincoln, NE, USA
Telemed Today 9:10-2. 2002
- Missed milestonePaul A Gross
Hosp Health Netw 81:10, 12. 2007
- Managed care and the US health care system a social exchange perspectiveDavid E Grembowski
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:1167-80. 2002..The theoretical and research implications of exchange theory for the comparative study of health care systems are discussed...
- Is a dose of competition just what the doctor ordered?David A Hyman
University of Illinois, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 31:423-35. 2006
- Scientific excellence, professional virtue, and the profit motive: the market and health care reformMark J Cherry
Department of Philosophy, Saint Edward s University, 3001 Congress Ave, Box 844, Austin, TX 78704, USA
J Med Philos 28:259-80. 2003
- The paradoxical politics of provider reempowermentLawrence D Brown
Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 29:1045-71. 2004....
- Behavioral modification: researchers continue to study the reverberations of a for-profit's entry into a hospital market. The findings are definitively mixedVince Galloro
Mod Healthc 34:32, 34, 36. 2004
- Opportunities and challenges for measuring cost, quality, and clinical effectiveness in health carePaul A Fishman
Group Health Cooperative, USA
Med Care Res Rev 61:124S-43S. 2004..The authors examine recent changes in the U.S. health care sector that suggest the need to revise how health services research approaches analyses of cost, production, and ..
- The effect of HMOs on fee-for-service health care expenditures: evidence from Medicare revisitedAmber Batata
BMS Fellow in Health Economics, Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge University, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG, UK
J Health Econ 23:951-63. 2004..The effect is found entirely in Part A (hospital) expenditures, confirming selection is based on inpatient rather than outpatient or preventive care. These results are consistent with previous work...
- Five principles of healthcare reform. HFMA's framework for using the payment system to drive meaningful changeRichard Clarke
Healthcare Financial Management Association, Westchester, Ill, USA
Mod Healthc 38:26. 2008
- Covering the uninsured: the promise and pitfalls of the individual medical marketKathryn Weismantel
AHIP Cover 45:32-3, 36-8. 2004
- Get rid of the for-profits. Healthcare can no longer be a commodity for sale to those who can afford itDennis Kucinich
United States House of Representatives, USA
Mod Healthc 37:19. 2007
- Do "any willing provider" and "freedom of choice" laws affect HMO market share?Michael A Morrisey
Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
Inquiry 40:362-74. 2003..More comprehensive regulation has a bigger impact than less encompassing laws, and laws limiting selective contracting with physicians are more effective in reducing HMO market share than are laws covering hospitals or pharmacies...
- Are market forces strong enough to deliver efficient health care systems? Confidence is waningLen M Nichols
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:8-21. 2004..Major barriers to efficient market outcomes exist amid growing willingness to consider renewed government interventions...
- Considerations in Medicare reform: the impact of Medicare preemption on state lawsMichael J Jackonis
Ann Health Law 13:179-231, table of contents. 2004....
- Assessing local market and organizational readiness for the integration of complementary and alternative medicine into ambulatory care centersSuzana K E Makowski
Integrative Medicine Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 27:4-11. 2004..This article will review some of the national trends and present a framework for assessing local market demand for CAM in order to help prioritize an organization's CAM integration strategy...
- The rise and fall of a Kaiser Permanente expansion regionDaniel P Gitterman
Department of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
Milbank Q 81:567-601. 2003
- Understanding the complexity of the U.S. health care system: can free-market ideology respond to a current challenge?William P Gunnar
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60141, USA
Perspect Biol Med 51:149-54. 2008
- Hospital consolidation and costs: another look at the evidenceDavid Dranove
Center for Health Industry Market Economics, Department of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, 2001 Sheridan Road, 616 Leverone Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
J Health Econ 22:983-97. 2003..The system consolidation and merger results are very robust to changes in the specification and the sample...
- The effect of urban hospital closure on marketsRichard C Lindrooth
Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 19 Hagood Road, P O Box 250807, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Health Econ 22:691-712. 2003..Overall, we estimate that costs per adjusted admission declined by 2-4% for all patients and about 6-8% for patients who would have been treated at the closed hospital...
- Market concentration in the health care insurance industry has adverse repercussions on patients and physiciansAhmer K Ghori
University of Michigan School of Medicine and the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 121:435e-440e. 2008
- Hospitals' care of uninsured patients during the 1990s: the relation of teaching status and managed care to changes in market share and market concentrationJoel S Weissman
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare System, Boston 02114, USA
Inquiry 40:84-93. 2003..all patients) was greater in areas with high managed care levels than in areas with low managed care levels (p < .01). These results have implications for the design of payment policies for indigent care...
- Using the market to regulate health care price: why heart hospitals will have a competitive advantage in the world of post-diagnostic related group pricingThomas R McLean
Third Millennium Consultants, LLC, 4970 Park, Shawnee, Kansas 66216, USA
Am Heart Hosp J 2:165-9. 2004..In short, when the government returns to a market system for pricing of hospital services, competition among hospitals is going to become even more competitive...
- The emergence of the Healthcare Information TrustPaul T Kostyack
Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue, Cleveland, OH, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:393-447. 2002
- Market structure and technical efficiency in the hospital services industry: a DEA approachLaurie J Bates
Med Care Res Rev 63:499-524. 2006..Evidence also implies that the presence of a state Certificate of Need law was not associated with a greater degree of inefficiency in the typical metropolitan hospital services industry...
- Competition in hospital and health insurance markets: a review and research agendaM A Morrisey
Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294-0022, USA
Health Serv Res 36:191-221. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Much more research is needed to examine all aspects of managed care markets. In hospital markets, particular attention should be focused on the effects on quality and technology diffusion...
- 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...
- Tracking the changing provider landscape: implications for health policy and practiceG J Bazzoli
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 20:188-96. 2001..We did not find a general pathway to disintegration but instead found considerable experimentation in organizational form...
- Measuring competition in health care marketsL C Baker
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, CA 94305-5405, USA
Health Serv Res 36:223-51. 2001..Data needed for constructing measures are also frequently scarce, insufficient, or both. Measurement could be improved with access to better data...
- Markets as belief systems and those who keep the faithMark Schlesinger
J Health Polit Policy Law 31:417-21. 2006
- Time for 'coopetition' is nowGrace E Terrell
Cornerstone Medical Associates, High Point, NC, USA
Physician Exec 33:66-7. 2007
- Nondecision making and inertia in Portuguese health policyMónica D Oliveira
LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science
J Health Polit Policy Law 30:211-30. 2005..In order to pursue health care reform, future governments will need to counterbalance the strong influence of structural interest groups...
- HMO behavior and stock market valuation: what does Wall Street reward and punish?M V Pauly
Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
J Health Care Finance 28:7-15. 2001..This analysis supports the view that competitive HMO markets best constrain profits to investor-owned firms...
- How the United States exports managed care to developing countriesH Waitzkin
Division of Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
Int J Health Serv 31:495-505. 2001....
- Conducting research on the Medicare market: the need for better data and methodsH S Wong
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Organization and Delivery Studies, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Health Serv Res 36:291-308. 2001..Improved data collection, better methods, new creative approaches, and alternative data sources are needed to address these issues in a timely and suitable manner...
- Commercial plans in Medicaid managed care: understanding who stays and who leavesSharon K Long
Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1084-94. 2005....
- Effects of environmental threats on the quality of care in acute care hospitalsK I Youn
Graduate School of Healthcare Administration, Keimyung University, Korea
J Med Syst 25:319-31. 2001..Both hypotheses are supported by the data in analysis of the structural relationships among the environmental threat, organizational slack, and quality of care indicators...
- A post-1990s assessment of strategic hospital alliances and their marketplace orientations: time to refocusPeter C Olden
Graduate Health Administration Program, University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 27:33-49. 2002..However, health care markets have evolved differently than anticipated. SHAs and their hospitals should now adopt the marketing orientation and focus more on patients and enrollees...
- Business ethics and health care: a stakeholder perspectiveMattia J Gilmartin
Healthcare Management Initiative, INSEAD, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 27:52-65. 2002..The authors suggest that stakeholder capitalism offers a more useful framework for the dialogue about health care reform...
- Markets for hospital services in ZambiaPamela Nakamba
Department of Economics, University of Zambia
Int J Health Plann Manage 17:229-47. 2002....
- Studying the effects of health plan competition: are available data resources up to the task?T L Mark
The MEDSTAT Group, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Health Serv Res 36:253-75. 2001..To review the availability of data sources to study health plan competition in the United States...
- The impact of managed care penetration and hospital quality on efficiency in hospital staffingLee R Mobley
Center for Health Economics Research, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
J Health Care Finance 28:24-42. 2002..These findings suggest that the larger, more efficient urban hospitals will be penalized more heavily under binding staffing ratios than smaller, less-urban hospitals...
- HealthMarts, HIPCs (health insurance purchasing cooperatives), MEWAs (multiple employee welfare arrangements), and AHPs (association health plans): a guide for the perplexedM A Hall
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 20:142-53. 2001..On balance, although these proposals should receive cautious and careful consideration, they are not likely to produce a significant overall reduction in premiums or increase in coverage...
- Market and efficiency-based strategic responses to environmental changes in the health care industryKamalesh Kumar
School of Management, The University of Michigan Dearborn, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 27:21-31. 2002....
- Expanding the scope of health reform: application in the United StatesCharles E Begley
The University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, 77225, USA
Soc Sci Med 55:1213-29. 2002..Differences in the two views are illustrated by describing state reforms in the US using the market-minimizing/maximizing framework and evaluating the reforms based on the health-related framework...
- Saving American health careBrian R Klepper
Center for Practical Health Reform, Orange Park, Florida, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 25:34-40. 2002..The goal is simple: restabilizing the system in ways that will let us sustain the primarily market-based approach we've had for the last 60 years. This article describes this effort...
- Is healthy competition healthy? New evidence of the impact of hospital competitionThomas L Gift
Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Inquiry 39:45-55. 2002..The medical arms race hypothesis that favors more concentrated hospital markets no longer appears to be valid...
- Expanding coverage: reflections on recent effortsL T Bilheimer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 20:83-95. 2001..Incremental approaches, which seem more politically feasible, still involve complex policy trade-offs. Efforts to improve take-up rates of public and private insurance could greatly expand coverage as well...
- Organizational economics and health care marketsJ C Robinson
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720-7360, USA
Health Serv Res 36:177-89. 2001..Examples are derived from organizational integration between physicians and hospitals and organizational conversions from nonprofit to for-profit ownership...
- A relational approach to measuring competition among hospitalsMin Woong Sohn
Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Health Serv Res 37:457-82. 2002..To present a new, relational approach to measuring competition in hospital markers and to compare this relational approach with alternative methods of measuring competition...
- Discovering the right questions--our call to action--who will define health care rationing, and how?R I Burton
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642 000
J Hand Surg Am 19:169-80. 1994..governmental failure and inability to deliver cost-effective quality service for such simple things as trash collection and maintenance of park systems, how can our federal government run health care?(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
- Prevalence of possible drug-drug interactions between antiretroviral agents in different age groups in a section of the private health care sector setting in South AfricaN L Katende-Kyenda
Department of Pharmacology, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa
J Clin Pharm Ther 33:393-400. 2008..HAART is restricted by complex dosing, drug-drug interactions (DDIs) and toxicities...
- The future prospects of Lithuanian family physicians: a 10-year forecasting studyLiudvika Starkiene
Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, Mickeviciaus str 9, LT 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
BMC Fam Pract 6:41. 2005..Since 2003, the Lithuanian health care sector has undergone restructuring to optimize the network of health care institutions as well as the delivery of ..
- The relevance of unrelated costs internal and external to the healthcare sector to the outcome of a cost-comparison analysis of secondary prevention: the case of general colorectal cancer screening in the German populationDieter K Tscheulin
Department of Marketing and Health Care Management, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Platz der Alten Synagoge 1, 79085, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Eur J Health Econ 11:141-50. 2010..The results of the study imply that, from an economic perspective, the participation of at-risk individuals in disease prevention programs should be promoted...
- Legal aspects of E-HEALTHStefaan Callens
Brussels Bar, Health Law KULeuven
Stud Health Technol Inform 141:47-56. 2008..of information and communication technologies across the whole range of functions that affect the health care sector. E-health attracts a growing interest on the European level that highlights the sharp need of appropriate ..
- Single-payer health insurance systems: national myths and immovable mountainsJ B Lightfoote
Memrad Medical Group, Beverly Hospital, Montebello, CA 90640, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 88:217-24. 1996..This article examines the psychosocial and economic obstacles that prevent development of an efficient and effective health-care system and preclude recognition of the single-payer system as the best answer to health-care reform...
- Physicians perception of health insurance in Saudi ArabiaMohammed S Alnaif
Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, PO Box 10219, Riyadh 11433, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 27:693-9. 2006..To assess physicians views on health insurance and its implication on the health care system...
- [Usefulness and necessity of unsynchronized photosolotherapy and bath-PUVA--two variants of balneophototherapy--in funded ambulatory health care]C Gawlik
Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung, Koln
Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 95:509-12. 2001..is the legal body that makes decisions on reimbursement for health care services in the German ambulatory health care sector. In 1994 the committee declined the reimbursement of balneophototherapy...
- Increased intake of fruit and vegetables: estimation of impact in terms of life expectancy and healthcare costsJens Gundgaard
Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, Winsløwparken 19, 3, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
Public Health Nutr 6:25-30. 2003..This study examined the economic consequences for the healthcare sector if people followed the recommendations and increased their intake of fruit and vegetables...
- The Netherlands: health system reviewWillemijn Schäfer
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Health Syst Transit 12:v-xxvii, 1-228. 2010..With the introduction of market mechanisms in the health care sector and the privatization of former sickness funds, the Dutch system presents an innovative and unique variant ..
- Contact allergy to methyldibromo glutaronitrile--data from a 'front line' networkJeanne D Johansen
National Allergy Research Centre, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact Dermatitis 52:138-41. 2005..As a part of the primary health care sector, Danish dermatologists in private practice provide the front line of care for patients with skin diseases...
- Physician collective bargainingAnthony Hunter Schiff
UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:3017-28. 2009....
- Intelligent biomedical clothing for personal health and disease management: state of the art and future visionAndreas Lymberis
European Commission, Information Society Directorate General, Brussels, Belgium
Telemed J E Health 9:379-86. 2003....
- Adoption of alcohol hand disinfection in the United States: a personal perspectiveJohn M Boyce
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
GMS Krankenhhyg Interdiszip 2:Doc24. 2007....
- Health care policy and community pharmacy: implications for the New Zealand primary health care sectorShane Scahill
School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland 93 Grafton Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
N Z Med J 123:41-51. 2010..There are significant barriers to change. Some of these are financial but many are professional and organisational and require a genuine commitment from the whole primary health care sector.
- A clinically integrated curriculum in evidence-based medicine for just-in-time learning through on-the-job training: the EU-EBM projectSjors F P J Coppus
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Med Educ 7:46. 2007..We aimed to develop a course for post-graduate education which is clinically integrated and allows maximum flexibility for teachers and learners...
- An integrated NMR/magnetic nanosensor system for detection of bacteria and toxinsJ Manuel Perez; Fiscal Year: 2011..This technology could facilitate quick, selective and sensitive bacterial detection to support clinical decision making. ..
- "Smart" Grounding Pad for safer use in the RFA of CancerTERENCE HENDRICKS; Fiscal Year: 2012..This implies that the smar pad could increase patient safety while simultaneously lowering healthcare costs in the RFA of cancer. ..
- Aging: Sleep and Inflammatory Mechanisms in Depression PreventionMichael R Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2013..approaches, over two-thirds of the disease burden remains intact leading to staggering costs in the health care sector. The present study is highly significant by being the first study, to our knowledge, to focus on the ..
- Los Angeles Area Health Service Research Training ProgramThomas H Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013..training, with depth in study design and evaluation, statistics/econometrics, and applications to the health care sector. Moreover, each student is required to choose a cognate (examples include economics, sociology, public ..
- TREATMENT DECISIONS AND PATIENT REPORTED OUTCOMES IN LOW RISK PROSTATE CANCERStephen K Van Den Eeden; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Quality and Costs in Hospitals: What Can We Learn from Medicare Patients?John A Romley; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Cardiac care in specialty and general hospitalsPeter M Cram; Fiscal Year: 2010..Together these analyses will provide much needed information on the relative quality of care provided by specialty cardiac hospitals to policy makers, payors, providers and patients. ..
- Increasing Access to Hospice Care for Older African Americans: A National StudyKimberly S Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013..Understanding which organizational practices are associated with greater use of hospice by African Americans will inform the development of interventions to increase access to hospice care and improve the quality of end-of-life care. ..
- National Conference for Workplace Violence Prevention and Management in HealthcarGordon Lee Gillespie; Fiscal Year: 2011..The objectives of this conference grant submission will meet the NORA plan and strategy by discussing the epidemiology and evaluating intervention programs related to workplace violence. ..
- VF Doppler Smart Sensor for Dialysis and Vascular ApplicationsWilliam F Weitzel; Fiscal Year: 2010..The project supports rapid translation into the private sector and job creation achieving scientific and economic stimulus objectives of the ARRA. ..
- Medical Training in Diversity: Disparity Across CulturesKim S Griswold; Fiscal Year: 2010..a "Diversity Executive Council" will provide a forum for coordinating policy between the University and the health care sector;and (2) a cascading faculty development (train-the-trainer) strategy that will create faculty "champions" ..
- Implementation Strategy for Delivering a School-based Mental Health ProgramSheryl H Kataoka; Fiscal Year: 2010..One implementation strategy that has been used in the health care sector to improve medical care quality and was recently piloted with CBITS is the Learning Collaborative (LC) ..
- Market Competition and the Quality of Home Health ServicesDANIEL E POLSKY; Fiscal Year: 2010..These reforms reach the home health care sector in 2004 when the federal government launched the Home Health Quality Initiative (HHQI) for reporting of ..
- Returns to Medicare Spending: Evidence from Variation Across PhysiciansAMANDA ELLEN KOWALSKI; Fiscal Year: 2012..their costs is a key policy question, especially given the government's large and expanding role in the health care sector. This project aims to develop a new approach for measuring the marginal returns to medical spending, and to ..
- NOVEL CONTRAST AGENTS FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGINGBrian Gray; Fiscal Year: 1999..Approximately 30% of all MRI studies were enhanced with contrast agents. These figures suggest that at least 3 million procedures used MRI contrast agents in 1995. that the numbers are growing. ..
- BIOARTIFICIAL MUSCLES FOR GENE THERAPYHerman Vandenburgh; Fiscal Year: 2002..New therapeutic treatments with recombinant proteins for chronic musculoskeletal wasting disorders will lead to enhanced quality of life and reduced costs in this 150 billion dollar annual U.S. healthcare market. ..
- INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINEYuan Lin; Fiscal Year: 2000The herbal medicine industry is one of the fastest growing business in the health care sector in the U.S. The estimated total sale of herbal products increased from $1.2 billion in 1992 to $4 billion in 1998...
- Rural Hospitals: Environment, Strategy, and ViabilityLaura Morlock; Fiscal Year: 2004..The RUPRI panel members work directly with Congressional and Administration policy makers in efforts to ameliorate unintended consequences of the BBA, BBRA, and other recent Federal policy changes. ..
- Development of a humanized anti-CD47 antibody for treatment of tissue ischemia.William Frazier; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- ANALYSIS OF HEALTH CARE REFORM: A MULTI-SECTOR APPROACHRavinder Dhawan; Fiscal Year: 1992..S. health care system have become even more difficult to evaluate due to the increased complexity of the health care sector and its relationship to other sectors of the economy...
- The Use of Mathematic Algorithms in the Prevention of Improper Medical PaymentsMERRIT QUARUM; Fiscal Year: 2007..Current anticipated changes and reforms in the Medicare system will require these systems, which do not currently exist in the public or private sector.] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Safety in the Home Healthcare Sector: A Pilot StudyRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2009..This application and builds upon and extends the current research trajectory of the Principal Investigator. ..
- FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH HOSPICE UTILIZATIONSusan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2000..The information emanating from the proposed and subsequent planned work is important to policymakers and hospice providers in assuring equitable and appropriate serve provision and payment. ..
- IMPROVED GENE THERAPY VECTOR PURIFICATIONAnthony Green; Fiscal Year: 2000..Additionally, the ability to purify at large-scale will eliminate a significant obstacle to the development of the Gene Therapy Market. ..
- Workplace Violence Risk in the Home Health Work PlaceJane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Ferromagnetic Dense Particle-based Early Diagnostic Test for Liver Cancer.?Thomas Russell; Fiscal Year: 2009..The combination of Russell Biotech's novel FDP separation technology with the biomarkers identified by Dr. Mehta will lead to very rapid, sensitive diagnostic test(s) for the early detection of this devastating cancer. ..
- Intergration and Quality in Health Networks and SystemsShannon Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2000Consolidation and restructuring of the U.S. health care sector has resulted in the growth of large health networks and health systems that differ in their ownership arrangements and inter-organizational structure...
- DNA SEQUENCE CONTEXT AND HYBRIDIZATION REACTION DESIGNPETER RICCELLI; Fiscal Year: 2001..This set of features will be useful in designing unique assays for each "facet" of the health care sector as mentioned above...
- HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERSAM SHAPIRO; Fiscal Year: 1980..the Emergency Medical Services Research Program, a follow-up study of public service employment in the health care sector, the development of a mathematical model of the graduate medical education system, and a study of the ..
- NURSING HOME QUALITY: ROLE OF INFORMATION & NONPROFITSRichard Hirth; Fiscal Year: 1991..The industries in which non-profits are most prevalent are heavily concentrated in the health care sector. It is commonly thought that non-profits play a significant role in these industries because they have less ..
- Clinical Activity Monitoring SystemKim Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Residents might be monitored periodically as a means for identifying functional decline and the need for intervention. Cyma anticipates the use of onsite systems with web-based analysis and database services. ..
- BREAST CANCER EDUCATION SUMMITVictor Vogel; Fiscal Year: 1992..Speakers from businesses, local and state health departments, the minority community, and from the health care sector have already agreed to share their expertise. Two hundred twenty-five persons are expected to attend...
- Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SAMark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..
- MANAGED CARE AND HEALTH CARE MARKETSLaurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Race, Ethnicity and Quality of Health Care for NewbornsLaurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our work will focus on Black-White differences, disparities for Hispanics (including subgroups like Mexican and Puerto Rican), and disparities for Asian and Pacific Islanders. ..
- Improving Safety Culture and Outcomes in HealthcareLaurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- ESCAPE Mechanistic SubstudiesRobert Califf; Fiscal Year: 2003..Catecholamines are also being collected at baseline and 3 months. In addition, the ESCAPE investigators are all ready capturing detailed demographic, clinical, and physiological information as part of the protocol for the primary study. ..
- Adherence & Treatment Outcome in Adolescents in CAMPCSBruce Bender; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Innovative HCW Training: Infectious Disease RiskRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study may have important implications for effective health and safety training for nurses. ..
- Exacerbation of Alzheimer's Disease by Nitrous OxideW Kofke; Fiscal Year: 2003..Moreover, observation of a protective effect may result in discovery of an easily implemented preventative drug therapy for AD. ..
- Cannabinoid Mechanisms in Human Gastrointestinal Motor and Sensory FunctionsMICHAEL L CAMILLERI; Fiscal Year: 2010..These actions may be relevant to develop new treatments for IBS. The studies will also provide further understanding of the potential of medications like medical marijuana on stomach function that may be relevant to appetite control. ..
- Job Retention Among Home Healthcare NursesCAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005..Knowledge of variables that contribute to job retention in home care will provide the information necessary to maintain nursing staff and assure access to quality home healthcare services. ..
- HEALTH PLAN RESPONSES TO MEDICARE HMO PREMIUM PAYMENTSRANDALL ELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results will also be useful to policy makers in understanding how recent Medicare reforms have altered HMO premiums, competition, benefit features and the resulting Medicare enrollments. ..
- QUALITY MEASUREMENT IN RESIDENTIAL CAREMARY HAWES; Fiscal Year: 2001..In short, we propose a multi-faceted approach to developing and using quality measures to improve health care services to the vulnerable populations residing in RCFs. ..
- Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in KazakhstanVictor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005..The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of sociodemographic adjustments to dramatic societal changes and will therefore lead to a subsequent NIH application. ..
- Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental CareDavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
- Managed Care Penetration and Cancer CareNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..
- Certificate of Need and Cardiac OutcomesVivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 2006..If volume increases associated with CON laws do in fact improve patient outcomes, then the general trend towards relaxing CON regulations should be revisited. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral HealthDavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community PopulationsNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
- Men's Migration and Women's HIV/AIDS Risks in MozambiqueVictor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2007..They will also provide invaluable information for interventions aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS risks among rural African women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare WorkersRobyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing home health care workers and allow us to focus our risk management energies and resources appropriately. ..
- Regionalizing Cancer SurgeryVivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 2007..The analyses will also serve as case studies to determine the value and feasibility of analyzing a wider range of surgeries using these methods. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ALPHA-2 ADRENERGIC CONTROL OF COLONIC FUNCTION IN IBSMichael Camilleri; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMODavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviorsRebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Outcomes for Uninsured Older Adults-IIDavid Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- PROMOTING TRANSLATIONAL DENTAL RESEARCH ACADEMIC CAREERSEDWARD ROSSOMANDO; Fiscal Year: 2008..Additionally, we intend to track attitudinal changes as the student's progress through the 4-year program, and monitor the student's career choices and progress after graduation from dental school. ..
- Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health CareGloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
- Patient-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer ScreeningSteven Woolf; Fiscal Year: 2006..Provider and patient focus groups will inform final interpretation of the barriers survey results. The study will provide essential data for prioritizing strategies to improve CRC screening rates. ..
- National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital QualityStephen Parente; Fiscal Year: 2009..This research represents a collaborative effort of investigators at the University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
- Vector-Borne Disease Control in Urban Environments (RMI)John C Beier; Fiscal Year: 2006..A major outcome will include new testable interdisciplinary approaches for controlling vector-borne diseases in urban environments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..