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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, an acute-care medical facility  

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, an acute-care medical facility in Downers Grove, Illinois, has evolved during the past 30 years from a midsized community hospital relationships as well as the organizational transformation of "moving from good to great," the hospital has

Magee, Joseph W.

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The Role of Hospital Heterogeneity in Measuring Marginal Returns to Medical Care: A Reply to Barreca, Guldi, Lindo, and Waddell  

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In Almond et al. (2010), we describe how marginal returns to medical care can be estimated by comparing patients on either side of diagnostic thresholds. Our application examines at-risk newborns near the very low birth ...

Almond, Douglas

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WSU SPOKANE'S HEALTH CARE PARTNERS Pullman Memorial Hospital  

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WSU SPOKANE'S HEALTH CARE PARTNERS · Pullman Memorial Hospital · Kootenai Medical Center · Sacred Heart Medical Center · Sacred Heart Children's Hospital · Empire Health Foundation · Providence Health Care · Community Health Systems · Shriners Hospital · St. Luke's Rehabilitation · Rockwood

Collins, Gary S.

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Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital  

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Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital Froedtert Hospital (www.froedtert.com) is the primary adult hospital affiliate of the Medical College and is staffed by College physicians providing. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Medical College of Wisconsin pediatric specialists are on the staff

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Care in U.S. Hospitals The Hospital Quality Alliance Program  

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...Hospital Association, and consumer groups such as the American Association of Retired Persons, initiated an effort now called the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) to fill this gap. Under the HQA, hospitals nationwide report data to the CMS on indicators of the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction... This study examined hospitals' performance on standardized measures of the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and pneumonia. The quality of care varied among hospitals. Hospitals' performance on the measures for myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure was not closely correlated with performance on the pneumonia measure, suggesting that efforts to monitor the quality of care may need to include a wide range of medical conditions.

Jha A.K.Li Z.Orav E.J.Epstein A.M.

2005-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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The quality of medical care  

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...handed over its own powers and responsibilities...un-derstand why the system of monitoring has delegated...nullified (48). The system of medical care as it...Utilization Review: A Handbook for the Medical Staff...and the promotion and restoration of health. Overall...

A Donabedian

1978-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Management of medical technology in a paediatric hospital  

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Unlike manufacturing companies that produce particular goods, hospitals must offer and deliver the highest quality of care possible to their customers, the patients and families. Although manufacturers must produce high quality products and/or services (to remain in business), the healthcare industry's failure to offer quality care can lead to life threatening consequences. The healthcare industry is undergoing a rapid process of reengineering that will lead to an integration of clinical and management technologies. This will require a radical redesign of hospital systems to create seamless healthcare delivery processes and a leadership with a strong customer orientation. To promote the concept of management of medical technology, a process that incorporates a multidisciplinary approach may help overcome the preconceived negative feelings regarding management of the hospital's technology.

David H. Walker; Dennis Ryan

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing Transparency Systems for Medical Care Prices  

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...back to a hospital could not be "reverse-engineered" to determine the prices charged by competing hospitals to any particular payer. Health care is not the only industry in which price transparency and MFN agreements have led to higher prices. In response to concerns that the highly concentrated suppliers... In the contentious political environment surrounding health care reform, calls for increased price transparency in health care are among the few areas of general agreement. But the wrong kind of transparency could actually harm patients, rather than help them.

Cutler D.; Dafny L.

2011-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Variation in Surgical-Readmission Rates and Quality of Hospital Care  

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...has been driven by a belief that reducing the frequency with which patients return to the hospital can both improve care and lower costs. To date, much of the focus has been on readmissions after hospitalization for medical conditions, in which discharge planning and care coordination are often suboptimal... This analysis of Medicare data suggests that 13% of patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after major surgery. Readmission rates vary across hospitals and correlate with surgical volume and surgical mortality, two measures of surgical quality.

Tsai T.C.Joynt K.E.Orav E.J.Gawande A.A.Jha A.K.

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute care hospital Sample Search Results  

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hospital Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: acute care hospital...

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Did Hospital Engagement Networks Actually Improve Care?  

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...of evidence to assess the effect of the PfP. We agree with Pronovost and Jha that science should drive quality-improvement efforts, and we look forward to collaborating with them and others on improving the science while also driving rapid, large-scale improvements to benefit patients. To the Editor: The Partnership for Patients model test (PfP), discussed in a Perspective article by Pronovost and Jha (Aug. 21 issue),1 is a large-scale quality-improvement program designed to make hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly by ...

2014-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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The July Effect: Is Emergency Department Length of Stay Greater at the Beginning of the Hospital Academic Year?  

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States, 2008. National Hospital Ambulatory among adultfor Twin cities teaching hospitals. Medical Care. 15.phenomenon revisited: are hospital complications associated

Riguzzi, Christine; Hern, Gene; Vahidnia, Farnaz; Herring, Andrew; Alter, Harrison

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kobe University Hospital opened in 1869 as Kobe Hospital, which also functioned as a medical school. The hospital was the first to  

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Kobe University Hospital opened in 1869 as Kobe Hospital, which also functioned as a medical school. The hospital was the first to provide medical services in the Kobe area. In 1944, Kobe Hospital became known as the Prefectural Kobe Hospital, affiliated with the Prefectural Medical College. In 1967, it was renamed once more

Banbara, Mutsunori

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Designing for Energy Conservation - The Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital  

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efficient and economically constructed has the winning combination. This paper details the design concepts of a 1984 Grand Award winner, the Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, in the Fourth Annual Energy Conservation Design Award Competition....

Wiernik, L. B.; Ranzau, P. A.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care  

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Dataset Summary Description Report to the Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Response to Conference Committee Report to PL 110-186. In an effort to provide a snapshot of the quality of care provided at VA health care facilities, this report includes information about waiting times, staffing level, infection rates, surgical volumes, quality measures, patient satisfaction, service availability and complexity, accreditation status, and patient safety. The data in this report have been drawn from multiple sources across VHA. This dataset represents the quality of care for defined populations: Gender, Geriatric, Disabled, Homeless, and patients with Mental Health Diagnosis.

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Hospital-based proton medical accelerator  

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The design of a medical accelerator producing 250 MeV proton beams is described and discussed. Emphasis is placed on minimizing construction and operating costs. 6 figures. (ACR)

Martin, R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - admitting department hospital Sample Search...  

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Abstract (298 words) Hospital reform... private companies providing health care services: hospital design, medical equipment, ... Source: Ecole Polytechnique,...

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

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as federal health care reform), over- the-counter medicines and drugs can be reimbursed only if prescribed and dental care deductibles, co-payments, eyeglasses, prescriptions, nursing care, etc. Premiums for healthFLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions

Snider, Barry B.

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

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Care Act (also known as federal health care reform), the maximum deduction is $2,500 (down from $4 as federal health care reform), over- the-counter medicines and drugs can be reimbursed only if prescribedFLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions

Snider, Barry B.

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Department of Industrial Engineering Fall 2010 Electronic Medical Records at Jersey Shore Hospital  

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Hospital Overview The Jersey Shore Hospital is currently in the process of transitioning from paper medical records to electronic medical records. The hospital requested that the current process be analyzed in order to identify any potential issues and allow for a streamlined implementation. The hospital was also

Demirel, Melik C.

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Health care: Desert Samaritan Medical Center  

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Desert Samaritan Hospital, located in Mesa, Arizona, has endeavored to save money in various ways, and some of its projects have led to substantial savings. One consideration has been light bulb replacement costs. The hospital`s lighting budget has a major financial impact, and $1,000/yr can be saved by replacing light bulbs less frequently. This article describes a number of the lighting retrofit programs undetaken by the hospital, the equipment used, power savings, and cost recovery periods.

Gerst, J.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Healthcare associated bloodstream infections secular trends of 8 years hospital-wide surveillance in a tertiary care university hospital  

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Introduced 1995 in acute care, prospective and systematic BSI surveillance at the University of Geneva hospitals was extended to a hospital-wide survey in 2003. Positive blood culture...

M-N Chraiti; W Zingg; V Sauvan; D Pittet

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation dose levels during interventional cardiology procedures in a tertiary care hospital  

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......cardiology procedures in a tertiary care hospital O. Dragusin 1 W. Desmet 2 H. Heidbuchel...Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B-3000...Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B-3000......

O. Dragusin; W. Desmet; H. Heidbuchel; R. Padovani; H. Bosmans

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Japanese structure survey of radiation oncology in 2009 with special reference to designated cancer care hospitals  

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The structure of radiation oncology in designated cancer care hospitals in Japan was surveyed in terms of equipment, personnel...

Hodaka Numasaki; Masamichi Nishio

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National structure of radiation oncology in Japan with special reference to designated cancer care hospitals  

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The structure of radiation oncology in designated cancer care hospitals in Japan was investigated in terms of equipment, personnel...

Hodaka Numasaki; Teruki Teshima

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Industrial Engineering Spring 2012 Improving Medical Equipment Tracking at Muncy Valley Hospital  

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at Muncy Valley Hospital Overview Muncy Valley Hospital's Skilled Nursing Unit did not have any way in Muncy Valley Hospital's Skilled Nursing Unit. Approach Visited Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Outcomes Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit now has a way to track its medical equipment Less

Demirel, Melik C.

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MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN AFFILIATED HOSPITALS GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION TRAINING AGREEMENT  

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) To seek appropriate professional help and care in case emotional or physical problems arise which might Hospitals. If a candidate does not have U.S. immigration status that permits MCWAH to employ him) To comply with the policies contained in the Housestaff Handbook and the MCWAH institutional policies listed

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March 14, 2011 UC Davis Medical Center Selected as Leapfrog Group Top Hospital  

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March 14, 2011 UC Davis Medical Center Selected as Leapfrog Group Top Hospital Two events will celebrate UC Davis Medical Center's selection as one of the Leapfrog Group's top hospitals for 2010. Both hospital performance in crucial areas of patient safety and quality, including mortality rates for certain

Leistikow, Bruce N.

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Quality and Equity of Care in U.S. Hospitals  

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...absolute risk differences. All statistical analyses were performed with the use of SAS software, version 9.2 (SAS Institute), and two-sided statistical tests with P values of less than 0.05 were considered to indicate statistical significance. Results. Patient Characteristics. Our study sample included 518... In this study, performance improved between 2005 and 2010 on quality measures for white, black, and Hispanic adults hospitalized for myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia. The 2005 differences in quality of care for whites and minority groups were smaller by 2010.

Trivedi A.N.; Nsa W.; Hausmann L.R.M.

2014-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Post Doc Fellow: Emergency & Critical Care Clinician  

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Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Post Doc Fellow: Emergency & Critical Care Clinician Internal Search Only The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University is offering and critical care in a veterinary hospital setting. Applicant must be a current employee of Colorado State

Rutledge, Steven

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Therapist-centred design of NUI based therapies in a neurological care hospital  

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Therapist-centred design of NUI based therapies in a neurological care hospital Junia Anacleto chronic care hospital that has no ICT based workflow processes we identified three main components where social intranet. Hospital staff liked the game-activity and logging, but expressed concerns about

British Columbia, University of

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The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University has an opening for a position as an Equine Field Service Veterinarian. Equine Field Service provides general medical care, preventive health, herd  

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the fundamentals of equine primary care and provide hands-on learning experience Participate in the instruction, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history. Colorado State University does

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Prevention of venous thromboembolic disease in medical and surgical hospital patients in a single university teaching hospital  

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Over the last few decades, there have been many advances in the prevention of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) amongst medical and surgical hospital patients. Despite this, unfortunately, pulmonary embolism .....

M. B. OConnor; O. Pokrovskaya; M. Burns; M. Weston

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Japanese Structure Survey of Radiation Oncology in 2007 with Special Reference to Designated Cancer Care Hospitals  

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The structure of radiation oncology in designated cancer care hospitals in Japan was investigated in terms of equipment, personnel ... of changes in the health care policy in Japan on radiotherapy structure was a...

Hodaka Numasaki; Hitoshi Shibuya; Masamichi Nishio

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in Acute-Care Settings  

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...Microbiology January 2011 ARTICLE REVIEWS Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in...Corresponding author. Mailing address: Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, Osler 425...

Emily R. M. Sydnor; Trish M. Perl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ICGrid: Enabling Intensive Care Medical Research on the EGEE Grid  

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, by utilizing the EGEE infrastructure. ICGrid is based on a hybrid architecture that combines i) a heterogeneous and data. In recent years, Grids have emerged as wide-scale distributed infrastructures that supportICGrid: Enabling Intensive Care Medical Research on the EGEE Grid Harald Gjermundrød a , Marios D

Pallis, George

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Medical MoteCare: A Distributed Personal Healthcare Monitoring System  

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Medical MoteCare is a health monitoring system prototype suitable for monitoring the elderly and the infirm. The system utilizes a wireless sensor network of MicaZ motes equipped with pulse oximeter sensors and environmental sensors, namely temperature ... Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, mHealth Monitoring, SNMP, Network Management, Data Correlation, Body Area Networks

Karla Felix Navarro; Elaine Lawrence; Brian Lim

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in Acute-Care Settings  

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...this review, we summarize the history of the development of hospital...Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. | Historical Article Journal...control Emergency Service, Hospital History, 19th Century History, 20th Century History, 21st...

Emily R. M. Sydnor; Trish M. Perl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Initial Hospital / Hospice Care and Discharge on Same Day A 92 year old female has been in the hospital for 2 weeks, her health is deteriorating and the  

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Initial Hospital / Hospice Care and Discharge on Same Day A 92 year old female has been in the hospital for 2 weeks, her health is deteriorating and the decision was made to transfer the patient to hospice care. The patient will not be moving from her hospital room; just the status of the patient has

Oliver, Douglas L.

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A re-audit of prevention of venous thromboembolic disease in medical and surgical hospital patients in a single university teaching hospital  

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The importance of the prevention of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) among medical and surgical hospital patients is coming more and more to ... level of VTE prophylaxis among patients at our hospital in Octob...

M. B. OConnor; E. OSullivan; A. Ni Laoire; C. Buckley

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TITLE: Hospital-Based Acute Care Use in Survivors of Septic Shock Alexandra Ortego, B.A.1  

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TITLE: Hospital-Based Acute Care Use in Survivors of Septic Shock Authors: Alexandra Ortego, B.A.1 about the use of hospital-based acute care in survivors after hospital discharge. The objectives Department (ED) visits and hospital readmissions within 30 days of discharge. Design: Retrospective cohort

Small, Dylan

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Reform of Public Hospitals and the Main Role of Medical Staffs  

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The success of reforms to the public hospital system in China ... factors are known to influence the motivation of health workers, including remuneration, acquisition of power and reputation, the ability to care ...

Peiying Zhang

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using hospital readmission rates to track the quality of care in public hospitals in Singapore  

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In this paper, we discuss the use of Casemix data based on a recent study of hospital readmission rates. The study subsequently led to ... the Ministry of Healths Scorecard for Acute Hospitals.

E Lim; N Matthew; W Mok; S Chowdhury; D Lee

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In sickness and in wealth : hospitals, community benefits, and the Affordable Care Act  

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The new community benefit guidelines for non-profit hospitals enacted by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) present major opportunities for the public health and planning fields alike. Given that ...

Mella, Katherine M. (Katherine Manuela)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Medical Care System May Impede Fostering of True Specialization of Radiation Oncologists: Study Based on Structure Survey in Japan  

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Purpose: To evaluate the actual work environment of radiation oncologists (ROs) in Japan in terms of working pattern, patient load, and quality of cancer care based on the relative time spent on patient care. Methods and Materials: In 2008, the Japanese Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology produced a questionnaire for a national structure survey of radiation oncology in 2007. Data for full-time ROs were crosschecked with data for part-time ROs by using their identification data. Data of 954 ROs were analyzed. The relative practice index for patients was calculated as the relative value of care time per patient on the basis of Japanese Blue Book guidelines (200 patients per RO). Results: The working patterns of RO varied widely among facility categories. ROs working mainly at university hospitals treated 189.2 patients per year on average, with those working in university hospitals and their affiliated facilities treating 249.1 and those working in university hospitals only treating 144.0 patients per year on average. The corresponding data were 256.6 for cancer centers and 176.6 for other facilities. Geographically, the mean annual number of patients per RO per quarter was significantly associated with population size, varying from 143.1 to 203.4 (p < 0.0001). There were also significant differences in the average practice index for patients by ROs working mainly in university hospitals between those in main and affiliated facilities (1.07 vs 0.71: p < 0.0001). Conclusions: ROs working in university hospitals and their affiliated facilities treated more patients than the other ROs. In terms of patient care time only, the quality of cancer care in affiliated facilities might be worse than that in university hospitals. Under the current national medical system, working patterns of ROs of academic facilities in Japan appear to be problematic for fostering true specialization of radiation oncologists.

Numasaki, Hodaka [Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka (Japan); Shibuya, Hitoshi [Department of Radiology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo (Japan); Nishio, Masamichi [Department of Radiology, National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Cancer Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido (Japan); Ikeda, Hiroshi [Department of Radiology, Sakai Municipal Hospital, Sakai, Osaka (Japan); Sekiguchi, Kenji [Department of Radiation Oncology, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo (Japan); Kamikonya, Norihiko [Department of Radiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo (Japan); Koizumi, Masahiko [Oncology Center, Osaka University Hospital, Suita, Osaka (Japan); Tago, Masao [Department of Radiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine University Hospital, Mizonokuchi, Kawasaki, Kanagawa (Japan); Ando, Yutaka [Department of Medical Informatics, Heavy Ion Medical Center, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba (Japan); Tsukamoto, Nobuhiro [Department of Radiation Oncology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama (Japan); Terahara, Atsuro [Department of Radiology, Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo (Japan); Nakamura, Katsumasa [Department of Radiology, Kyushu University Hospital at Beppu, Oita (Japan); Mitsumori, Michihide [Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan); Nishimura, Tetsuo [Division of Radiation Oncology, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka (Japan); Hareyama, Masato [Department of Radiology, Sapporo Medical University, Hokkaido (Japan); Teshima, Teruki, E-mail: teshima@sahs.med.osaka-u.ac.jp [Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka (Japan)

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Adopt-a-Patient Form The Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana cares for over 1,600 wildlife cases every year. Our ability to care for these animals is  

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Adopt-a-Patient Form The Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana cares: Dr. Javier Nevarez, Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #12;Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana

Harms, Kyle E.

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Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in Acute-Care Settings  

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...accrediting health care systems, the Joint Commission...control risk assessment (ICRA) before...air-conditioning systems should perform...ICRA matrix, a tool that guides the...Preliminary assessment of an automated surveillance system for infection...

Emily R. M. Sydnor; Trish M. Perl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medication Adherence and Health Care Utilization among Schizophrenia Inpatients after Discharged: A Cohort Study in Taiwan.  

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??Purpose: This study investigate the relationship and factors between medication adherence and health care utilization among Schizophrenia inpatients after discharged, for reducing relapse rate, helping (more)

Lin, Pei-Yu

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asahikawa medical college Sample Search...  

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UWM, Marquette, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert... delivery, health care reform and improving the life of populations. The Medical ... Source: Medical College...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adult intensive care Sample Search Results  

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Medical Center Program Summary: in the adult surgical intensive care units at Harper Hospital (approx 20 beds, focused on general surgery... Adult Surgical Critical Care...

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A Computerized Reminder System to Increase the Use of Preventive Care for Hospitalized Patients  

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...-medicine service of Wishard Memorial Hospital, an urban public teaching hospital in Indianapolis, between May 1, 1997, and October 31, 1998. The organization of the teams of the general-medicine ward has been described previously; at present there are eight independent teams whose staff members (physicians... Although they are cost effective, preventive care measures are underutilized. Pneumococcal vaccination is associated with decreased rates of hospitalization, decreased rates of bacteremia, and cost savings among patients who are at least 65 years old,13 ...

Dexter P.R.; Perkins S.; Overhage J.M.

2001-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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A cost/charge analysis of selected hospital departments.  

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??It is the intent of the West Valley Community Hospital in Encino, California to provide its users with medical care of the highest quality at (more)

Payne, Thomas Loyd

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Critical care in hospitals: When to introduce a Step Down Unit?  

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Critical care in hospitals: When to introduce a Step Down Unit? Mor Armony Stern School of Business, New York University marmony@stern.nyu.edu Carri W. Chan Decision, Risk, and Operations, Columbia community as to whether and how SDUs should be used. On one hand, an SDU alleviates ICU congestion

Chan, Carri W.

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Implementing a patient centered medical home in the Veterans health administration: Perspectives of primary care providers  

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Abstract Implementation of a patient centered medical home challenges primary care providers to change their scheduling practices to enhance patient access to care as well as to learn how to use performance metrics as part of a self-reflective practice redesign culture. As medical homes become more commonplace, health care administrators and primary care providers alike are eager to identify barriers to implementation. The objective of this study was to identify non-technological barriers to medical home implementation from the perspective of primary care providers. We conducted qualitative interviews with providers implementing the medical home model in Department of Veterans Affairs clinicsthe most comprehensive rollout to date. Primary care providers reported favorable attitudes towards the model but discussed the importance of data infrastructure for practice redesign and panel management. Respondents emphasized the need for administrative leadership to support practice redesign by facilitating time for panel management and recognizing providers who utilize non-face-to-face ways of delivering clinical care. Health care systems considering adoption of the medical home model should ensure that they support both technological capacities and vertically aligned expectations for provider performance.

Samantha L. Solimeo; Kenda R. Stewart; Gregory L. Stewart; Gary Rosenthal

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care  

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care Chemotherapy Nursing Practice-disciplinary team Implications of new evidence and policy/maintaining current skills Life after chemotherapy for Chemotherapy tutor led clinical seminars in practice Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health

Doran, Simon J.

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Improving End of Life Care: an Information Systems Approach to Reducing Medical Errors  

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, quality of care, end of life, electronic health records Introduction This research will evaluate the waysImproving End of Life Care: an Information Systems Approach to Reducing Medical Errors TAMANG S. a, CUNY, USA b Department of Research, Metropolitan Jewish Health System, NY, USA Abstract. Chronic

Kopec, Danny

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Understanding the German Health Care System and Medical Education  

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insurance.2 This lack of universal coverage is stark compared to the situation in Germany where all members of society have some form of effective health insurance and where the costs of providing health care are significantly lower than in the United...

Hasenbalg, Maytee 1991-

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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A system for the provision of medical diagnostic and treatment advice in home care environment  

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Healthcare is an increasingly collaborative enterprise, involving broad range of healthcare services provided by many individuals and organizations. Apart from the provision of healthcare services to patients during hospitalization, the ability to assist ... Keywords: Access control, Grid services, Healthcare process, Homecare, Medical assistance, Pervasive access, Wireless PDAs

V. Koufi; F. Malamateniou; G. Vassilacopoulos

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adult Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Program  

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ICU, pediatric SICU, pediatric ECMO, hyperbaric therapy, interventional radiology, and nephrology certification in surgical critical care. Program Accreditation and Directors ACGME # 4422531027 Pediatric track (Overall and pediatric) ­ Dr. Paul Stockman, Children's Hospital 313-745-5839 pstockma@dmc.org Program

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Has the National Health Insurance improved the inequality in the use of tertiary-care hospitals in Korea?  

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AbstractBackground To improve financial protection against catastrophic illness, the Korean government expanded the benefit coverage of the National Health Insurance (NHI) for cancer patients in 2005. This paper examined whether the policy has reduced income-inequality in the use of tertiary care hospitals. Methods We evaluated the effect of the policy on income-inequalities in outpatient visits and inpatient admissions to tertiary care hospitals, based on triple difference estimators. Using nationwide claims data of the NHI from 2002 to 2010, we compared cancer patients as a treatment group with liver disease and cardio-cerebrovascular disease as control groups and the lower-income with the highest-income group. Results Before the introduction of the policy, lower-income cancer patients utilized less inpatient and outpatient services in tertiary care hospitals than high-income patients did. After the benefit coverage was expanded, while the incidence and total number of inpatient admissions to tertiary care hospitals increased among cancer patients compared with liver diseases, lower-income cancer patients experienced a greater increase than those of higher-income did compared with both diseases. The use of outpatient services increased more in cancer patients than those of both diseases; however, the gap between the highest- and the lowest-income rarely decreased, except the incidence of visits when compared to liver disease. Conclusion Our findings indicated that the expanded NHI benefits coverage partially improved income-related inequalities in inpatient admissions to tertiary-care hospital, but not in outpatient visits.

Sujin Kim; Soonman Kwon

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Hospital-acquired infection rate in a tertiary care teaching hospital in China: a cross-sectional survey involving 2434 inpatients  

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Summary A single-day hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) point prevalence study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital in China. The overall prevalence rate of \\{HAIs\\} was 3.53% (95% confidence interval 2.804.26%) among 2434 inpatients surveyed. Respiratory system infection was the most common type of HAI (49.43%), followed by surgical site infection (22.99%). The pathogen detection results for 50 patients showed Pseudomonas aeruginosa to account for 24.00% of isolates, followed by Klebsiella pneumoniae (14.00%) and Escherichia coli (14.00%).

Xiu-Bin Tao; Li-Hua Qian; Yan Li; Qun Wu; Jing-Jing Ruan; Dong-Zhen Cai; Hui Peng

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care  

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences School of Health & Social Care Community Practitioner Nurse that impacts on prescribing practice Legal basis for practice. Liability and indemnity Legal implications health, children, critically ill people and emergency situations Continued:- #12;Faculty of Health

Doran, Simon J.

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Hepatitis B and C status among health care workers in the five main hospitals in eastern Libya  

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Summary The aim of the present study was to determine the frequency of hepatitis B and C transmission to health care workers (HCWs) in five major hospitals in eastern Libya and to analyze how the risk of these infections are affected by the type of occupation, hospital work place and working period. From July 2008 to June 2009, 601 \\{HCWs\\} (mean age: 32.908.85 years) were tested for HBV and HCV markers using ELISA techniques. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was performed on all positive samples of \\{HBsAg\\} and Anti-HCV antibody to determine the level of HBV-DNA and HCV-RNA viremia, respectively. The overall frequency of \\{HBsAg\\} positivity was 1.8%. Anti-HBc, \\{HBeAg\\} and Anti-HBe antibodies were found in 8.5%, 0.7% and 8.0% of samples, respectively. The HBV-DNA level was positive in 55% of all HBsAg-positive samples. Approximately half of the \\{HCWs\\} (51.4%) were Anti-HBs antibody positive. The overall positivity rate of Anti-HCV antibodies was 2.0%, and HCV-RNA was positive in 33.3% of these samples. Overall, 52% of \\{HCWs\\} reported receiving full vaccination doses (three doses) against HBV infection. Among them, anti-HBs positivity was approximately 98.0%. 3.9% of those who never received any HBV vaccination dose were \\{HBsAg\\} positive, compared to 1.3% \\{HBsAg\\} positive in those \\{HCWs\\} who had received one or two doses of hepatitis B vaccine (p=0.01 for all comparisons). Nurses and nurse-aides had the highest rates of both \\{HBsAg\\} and Anti-HCV among the studied \\{HCWs\\} (HBsAg: 2.1% and 3.2%; Anti-HCV: 3.2% and 4.9%, respectively). It is noteworthy that doctors also had a relatively high prevalence rate of Anti-HCV (2.2%). Obstetric wards, isolation room, dialysis units and dentist work places had higher frequencies of HBV. HCV was found to be higher in the medical and surgical wards (the prevalence varied between 3% and 5.6%). There was no significant difference between \\{HBsAg\\} status and the work period of HCWs. In conclusion, universal precautions should be applied for the care of all patients by all HCWs. Further, HBV vaccines should be more readily available for Libyan \\{HCWs\\} by reinforcing current vaccination programs.

Abdel-Nasser Elzouki; Salwa M. Elgamay; Abdeulaziz Zorgani; Omer Elahmer

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History and perspectives of medical research at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarn, Gabon  

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In 1913 Albert Schweitzer founded one of the first modern hospitals in Africa dedicated to the health of the local population. The Albert Schweitzer Hospital is located in Lambarn, a small town in Gabon. In 198...

Michael Ramharter; Ayola A. Adegnika; Selidji T. Agnandji

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Fault tree analysis of commonly occurring medication errors and methods to reduce them  

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Medication errors occur in health care settings and they continue to Pose significant challenges to hospital administrators, Physicians, Pharmacists and nurses. These medication errors may occur due to a lack of knowledge, substandard performance...

Cherian, Sandhya Mary

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Assessment of medical waste management at a primary health-care center in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Assessment of medical waste management at health-care center before/after intervention. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Qualitative and quantitative results of medical waste management plan are presented. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Adjustments to comply with regulation were adopted and reduction of waste was observed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method applied could be useful for similar establishments. - Abstract: According to the Brazilian law, implementation of a Medical Waste Management Plan (MWMP) in health-care units is mandatory, but as far as we know evaluation of such implementation has not taken place yet. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the improvements deriving from the implementation of a MWMP in a Primary Health-care Center (PHC) located in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The method proposed for evaluation compares the first situation prevailing at this PHC with the situation 1 year after implementation of the MWMP, thus allowing verification of the evolution of the PHC performance. For prior and post-diagnosis, the method was based on: (1) application of a tool (check list) which considered all legal requirements in force; (2) quantification of solid waste subdivided into three categories: infectious waste and sharp devices, recyclable materials and non-recyclable waste; and (3) identification of non-conformity practices. Lack of knowledge on the pertinent legislation by health workers has contributed to non-conformity instances. The legal requirements in force in Brazil today gave origin to a tool (check list) which was utilized in the management of medical waste at the health-care unit studied. This tool resulted into an adequate and simple instrument, required a low investment, allowed collecting data to feed indicators and also conquered the participation of the unit whole staff. Several non-conformities identified in the first diagnosis could be corrected by the instrument utilized. Total waste generation increased 9.8%, but it was possible to reduce the volume of non-recyclable materials (11%) and increase the volume of recyclable materials (4%). It was also possible to segregate organic waste (7%), which was forwarded for production of compost. The rate of infectious waste generation in critical areas decreased from 0.021 to 0.018 kg/procedure. Many improvements have been observed, and now the PHC complies with most of legal requirements, offers periodic training and better biosafety conditions to workers, has reduced the volume of waste sent to sanitary landfills, and has introduced indicators for monitoring its own performance. This evaluation method might subsidize the creation and evaluation of medical waste management plans in similar heath institutions.

Moreira, A.M.M., E-mail: anamariainforme@hotmail.com [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil); Guenther, W.M.R. [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil)

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The Accelerated Reduction and Elimination of Toxics in Canada: The Case of Mercury-Containing Medical Instruments in Quebec Hospital Centres  

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In Canada, medical instruments containing mercury (Hg) are still widely used in hospitals. These are mostly thermometers and sphygmomanometers. Mercury present in these instruments does not in itself constitute a...

P. Guerrier; J.-P. Weber; R. Cot; M. Paul; M. Rhainds

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Viewpoints of Health Care Professionals on the Role of Ethics Committees and Hospitals in the Resolution of Clinical Ethical Dilemmas Based on Practice Environment  

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We sought to evaluate whether health care professionals viewpoints differed on the role of ethics committees and hospitals in the resolution of clinical ethical dilemmas based on practice location. We conduc...

Brian S. Marcus; Jestin N. Carlson; Gajanan G. Hegde; Jennifer Shang

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Management of Low-Level Radioactive Waste from Research, Hospitals and Nuclear Medical Centers in Egypt - 13469  

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The application of radioisotopes and radiation sources in medical diagnosis and therapy is an important issue. Physicians can use radioisotopes to diagnose and treat diseases. Methods of treatment, conditioning and management of low level radioactive wastes from the use of radiation sources and radioisotopes in hospitals and nuclear medicine application, are described. Solid Radioactive waste with low-level activity after accumulation, minimization, segregation and measurement, are burned or compressed in a compactor according to the international standards. Conditioned drums are transported to the interim storage site at the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) represented in Hot Labs and Waste Management Center (HLWMC) for storage and monitoring. (authors)

Hasan, M.A.; Selim, Y.T.; Lasheen, Y.F. [Hot Labs and Waste Management Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 3 Ahmed El-Zomor St., El-Zohour District, Naser City, 11787, Cairo (Egypt)] [Hot Labs and Waste Management Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 3 Ahmed El-Zomor St., El-Zohour District, Naser City, 11787, Cairo (Egypt)

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Cost analysis of hospital infections in a training hospital  

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In our study; we investigated the effect of the hospital acquired infections in Gulhane Military Medical Faculty Training Hospital, in Turkey, on hospitalization period, mortality ... infections. Additionally; we...

G Ozbek; BB zkaptan; IY Avc?; C A?kel; L Gorenek; CP Eyign

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Hospital malnutrition at pediatric ward Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital Makassar  

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Hospital Malnutrition (HM) is one of the health problems in hospital care. Malnutrition in hospital leads to many problems like prolonged length...

Aidah Juliaty Wahyudin; JS Lisal

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

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2 Inpatient Medical Facilities Square Footage, Delivered Energy, Energy Intensity, Selected Years (billion) 1999 1.87 0.43 229.0 2003 1.91 0.48 249.3 2008 2.15 0.45 210.1 2010 2.24...

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Luca M. Bigatello (Ed.): Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital  

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I am not really a fan of medical books in general. I usually find them outdated and boring. The speed of scientific advances and of dissemination of knowledge via modern electronic communication tools does not fi...

Djillali Annane

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL  

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MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL Page 1 of 4 HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL Position: Quality & Safety and efficacy of our practice, reporting this data out to department clinicians, senior leadership and hospital hospital and department groups, exceptional interpersonal, communication, project organization, time

Adams, Mark

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National Medical Care System May Impede Fostering of True Specialization of Radiation Oncologists: Study Based on Structure Survey in Japan  

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Purpose To evaluate the actual work environment of radiation oncologists (ROs) in Japan in terms of working pattern, patient load, and quality of cancer care based on the relative time spent on patient care. Methods and Materials In 2008, the Japanese Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology produced a questionnaire for a national structure survey of radiation oncology in 2007. Data for full-time \\{ROs\\} were crosschecked with data for part-time \\{ROs\\} by using their identification data. Data of 954 \\{ROs\\} were analyzed. The relative practice index for patients was calculated as the relative value of care time per patient on the basis of Japanese Blue Book guidelines (200 patients per RO). Results The working patterns of RO varied widely among facility categories. \\{ROs\\} working mainly at university hospitals treated 189.2 patients per year on average, with those working in university hospitals and their affiliated facilities treating 249.1 and those working in university hospitals only treating 144.0 patients per year on average. The corresponding data were 256.6 for cancer centers and 176.6 for other facilities. Geographically, the mean annual number of patients per RO per quarter was significantly associated with population size, varying from 143.1 to 203.4 (p Japan appear to be problematic for fostering true specialization of radiation oncologists.

Hodaka Numasaki; Hitoshi Shibuya; Masamichi Nishio; Hiroshi Ikeda; Kenji Sekiguchi; Norihiko Kamikonya; Masahiko Koizumi; Masao Tago; Yutaka Ando; Nobuhiro Tsukamoto; Atsuro Terahara; Katsumasa Nakamura; Michihide Mitsumori; Tetsuo Nishimura; Masato Hareyama; Teruki Teshima

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

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4 4 Energy Benchmarks for Newly Constructed Hospitals, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) Miami 1A Houston 2A Phoenix 2B Atlanta 3A Los Angeles 3B Las Vegas 3B San Francisco 3C Baltimore 4A Albuquerque 4B Seattle 4C Chicago 5A Boulder 5B Minneapolis 6A Helena 6B Duluth 7 Fairbanks 8 Note(s): Source(s): 89.1 25.2 3.9 13.5 Commercial building energy benchmarks are based off of the current stock of commercial buildings and reflect 2004 ASHRAE 90.1 Climate Zones. They are designed to provide a consistent baseline to compare building performance in energy-use simulations. The benchmark building had 241,263 square feet and 5 floors. Benchmark interior lighting energy = 16.36 thousand Btu/SF. Interior equipment energy consumption = 15.15 thousand Btu/SF. Ventilation includes energy used by fans and heat rejection systems.

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

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3 3 Energy Benchmarks for Existing Hospitals, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) IECC Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Miami 1A 34.6 40.7 88.9 85.4 1.8 1.8 20.0 21.0 Houston 2A 42.1 48.0 89.5 86.9 2.2 2.1 19.6 20.8 Phoenix 2B 42.2 48.6 82.1 80.2 2.0 1.9 20.7 21.9 Atlanta 3A 45.8 53.9 83.7 82.1 2.5 2.5 19.0 20.6 Los Angeles 3B 45.4 46.9 75.4 71.0 2.5 2.4 18.5 18.8 Las Vegas 3B 40.9 48.0 69.5 69.0 2.2 2.2 18.5 21.2 San Francisco 3C 49.2 52.8 66.5 64.1 2.8 2.7 17.1 18.0 Baltimore 4A 49.0 60.3 79.8 79.7 2.8 2.7 18.2 19.8 Albuquerque 4B 36.2 42.6 56.1 55.4 2.8 2.7 18.7 20.1 Seattle 4C 50.5 61.2 65.4 64.6 3.0 2.9 17.5 18.6 Chicago 5A 52.5 55.9 67.3 64.0 3.1 3.0 17.8 18.0 Boulder 5B 39.1 41.1 52.6 50.1 3.0 3.0 18.1 18.2 Minneapolis 6A 55.7 60.5 59.7 56.9 3.3 3.2 17.3 17.5 Helena 6B 45.5 49.4 48.4 46.0 3.3 3.2 17.3 17.4 Duluth 7 59.8 64.0 50.6 47.2 3.6 3.5 16.9 16.5 Fairbanks 8 86.9 91.1

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Econ 126 syllabus Fall 2007 Prof. Bhattacharya Economics 126: Economics of Health and Medical Care  

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) "Economics, Values, and Health Care Reform," American Economic Review 86(1):1-24 · Arrow (1963) "Uncertainty by health economists. This class will provide an introduction to the health care system in the U.S. We will discuss some of the key concepts that health economists use to analyze health care markets. Finally, we

Ford, James

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Bronson Methodist Hospital Founded in 1900, today Bronson Methodist Hospital  

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Bronson Methodist Hospital Founded in 1900, today Bronson Methodist Hospital (BMH) is a state provides care in virtually every specialty: cardiology (Heart Hospital at Bronson), general surgical's Hospital at Bronson), and adult critical care services. As a tertiary care center, BMH includes a Level I

Magee, Joseph W.

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Stroke Education for Multidisciplinary Medical Personnel in a Rural Area of Japan for Promotion of Hospital Visit of Acute Stroke Patients  

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Background There are few studies of stroke education suitable for multidisciplinary medical personnel. A reorganization of the management of acute stroke and stroke education for multidisciplinary medical personnel started since 2013 in our hospital located in a rural area of Japan. This study aimed to examine the effect of our stroke education on changing the number of visits of acute stroke patients to our hospital and to test the stroke knowledge of medical personnel. Methods The stroke education, composed of a 20-minute lecture, was given by a stroke neurologist to 217 medical personnel (age, 4910years; male, 70%). Posters printed with the FAST message were given to the participants at the end of the lesson: F, facial drooping; A, arm numbness or weakness; S, slurred speech or difficulty speaking or understanding; T, a time to call an ambulance. Participants completed questionnaires on stroke knowledge at baseline and 3months after the lesson. Results The number of participants who remembered correctly the FAST mnemonic at 3months was significantly higher than at baseline (78 vs. 90%, P=.006). The correct answer rate for stroke symptoms other than FAST such as vision loss was approximately 50% at 3months. The number of visits of acute stroke patients to our hospital, particularly patients with transient ischemic attack, increased significantly compared with that before the stroke education. Conclusions Our stroke education method using the FAST mnemonic designed for multidisciplinary medical personnel improved their stroke knowledge. Reorganization of the management of acute stroke and greater stroke knowledge for medical staff are necessary to increase the visits of acute stroke patients in the rural areas.

Hiroyuki Kawano; Chiaki Yokota; Fumio Yamamoto; Yoshiteru Mori; Yosuke Mihara; Yukio Ando; Kazuo Minematsu

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Providence Newberg Medical Center  

Newberg, OR In 2002, Providence Health & Services began planning a new 188,000 square foot medical center in Newberg, Oregon to respond to the growing community's need for accessible health care. Since this was Providence's first new hospital in almost thirty years, its leaders decided to approach the project through innovative planning, design, and construction, including the achievement of lifecycle energy savings and a potential LEED certification. The hospital is comprised of 40 inpatient beds with views out to the surrounding rural landscape or into lushly planted internal courtyards.

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Analysis of the socio-economic factors that contribute to the access of medical care for different ethnic and racial groups  

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My review of the health services literature over the past decade and a half since the release of the Task Force Report revealed significant differences in access to medical care by race and ethnicity within certain disease ...

Flores, Michael D., S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Discharge/Home Care Plan for Childhood Asthma Children's Medical Center, University of Virginia  

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: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________, ___________ puffs nebs as needed for cough or wheezing and of _______________. Increased runny nose or daytime cough Medication requirement more often than every 4 hrs. Night-time cough

Acton, Scott

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affairs medical care Sample Search Results  

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Biotechnology ; Biology and Medicine 4 David S. Guzick, M.D. Senior Vice President, Health Affairs, Summary: Dean, Managed Care Constance Haan, M.D. Senior Associate Dean,...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - ambulatory medical care Sample Search Results  

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for The Gator Nation An Equal Opportunity Institution Summary: Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes the SHCC from many other health... for...

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"Medical-Related Financial Distress" and Health Care Finance: a Reply to Professor Melissa Jacoby  

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Professor Jacoby's description of medical-related financial distress as a pervasive problem is not merely a throwaway line but rather a claim that raises important, even philosophical, questions. And her goal of mak[ing] ...

Ware, Stephen J.

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Suffering, Hoping, Resisting and Accepting: Perceptions of Overweight Women about Personal Identity and Medical Care  

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to adopt in caring for overweight patients. Interviews were scrutinized to identify story types using Arthur Franks well-established framework for the analysis of narratives of sudden life-threatening illness. Two additional story types, Reorientation...

Creel, Bonnie

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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This policy does not apply to Health System employees. The Health System includes employees of University Hospital, University Hospital East, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Ross Heart Hospital, OSU Harding Hospital, OSU Rehabilitatio  

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of University Hospital, University Hospital East, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Ross Heart Hospital, OSU Harding Hospital, OSU Rehabilitation Services at Dodd Hall OSU Primary Care Network

Howat, Ian M.

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Tutorial on Technology Transfer and Survey Design and Data Collection for Measuring Internet and Intranet Existence, Usage, and Impact (Survey-2000) in Acute Care Hospitals in the United States  

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This paper provides a tutorial of technology transfer for management information systems in health ... was to measure the levels of Internet and Intranet existence and usage in acute care hospitals. ... provide b...

Myron Hatcher

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Personally Controlled Online Health Data The Next Big Thing in Medical Care?  

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...with specified personal characteristics. Data storage is usually free; there may be a fee for additional services provided by other companies or organizations. Physicians may have little awareness of the changes that are afoot. Nonetheless, they may soon need to figure out how to work with the new services... Online repositories will allow patients to store, retrieve, manage, and share their health data. Dr. Robert Steinbrook writes that it remains uncertain whether the long-term result will be improved health care and decreased costs or simply the creation of ...

Steinbrook R.

2008-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C Practice Variation in Emergency Department Management of Children  

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0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C Practice Variation, Children's National Medical Center; 3Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, CBC, urinalysis, electrolytes, treatment with an antibiotic, and disposition of hospital admission

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Epidemiologic profile of Staphylococcus aureus-methicilin resistant (MRSA) bacterium in hospital-acquired-infection in neonatal-intensive-care-unit (ICU) from -2000 to 2010 analysis in general hospital  

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Awareness of epidemiologic profile of MRSA-hospital-acquired infection in neonatal-ICU might improve...

LF Baqueiro-Freitas; CI Santos; F Ferreira

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The efficiency of Scottish acute hospitals: An application of data envelopment analysis  

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......for hospital 62 Variable Inputs Drugs Capital charge Medical staff Nursing staff Other...care activity to increases in total expenditure from one year to the next, covering...patient activity to changes in total expenditure. It is, therefore, simply the ratio......

Bruce Hollingsworth; David Parkin

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospitality Management Hospitality Management  

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of the global hospitality industry. Academic Offerings HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR Students pursuing programs in other areas of study may choose a minor Lodging Management 3 HPM 309 Sports Arena Management 3 HPM 312* Cost Control in Food Services (Prereq

McConnell, Terry

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Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible  

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of money that is withheld from your pay on a pre-tax basis. Note: Health Care Reform extends medical FSAHealth Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Discovery Benefits, Inc. (866) 451 for certain health care and child care expenses with pre-tax dollars. FSA's may allow you to save money

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ORISE: REAC/TS Radiological Incident Medical Consultation  

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Radiological Incident Medical Consultation Radiological Incident Medical Consultation Radiological Incident Medical Consultation The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with a comprehensive capability to respond effectively to medical emergencies involving radiological or nuclear materials. Through the management of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), ORISE provides advice and consultation to emergency personnel responsible for the medical management of radiation accidents. REAC/TS strengthens hospital preparedness for radiation emergencies by preparing and educating first responders, medical personnel and occupational health professionals who will provide care to patients with a radiation injury or illness. REAC/TS staff provide medical advice,

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The review process used by U.S. health care plans to evaluate new medical technology for coverage  

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RESULTS: In 96% of plans, MDs take part in the medical policy review process for new technology. However, MDs ... over coverage decisions in only 27% of plans. Indemnity plans are more likely to ...

Claudia A. Steiner MD; MPH

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fallout: The experiences of a medical team in the care of a Marshallese population accidentally exposed to fallout radiation  

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This report presents an historical account of the experiences of the Brookhaven Medical team in the examination and treatment of the Marshallese people following their accidental exposure to radioactive fallout in 1954. This is the first time that a population has been heavily exposed to radioactive fallout, and even though this was a tragic mishap, the medical findings have provided valuable information for other accidents involving fallout such as the recent reactor accident at Chernobyl. Particularly important has been the unexpected importance of radioactive iodine in the fallout in producing thyroid abnormalities.

Conard, R.A.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fallout: The experiences of a medical team in the care of a Marshallese population accidentally exposed to fallout radiation  

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This report presents an historical account of the experiences of the Brookhaven Medical team in the examination and treatment of the Marshallese people following their accidental exposure to radioactive fallout in 1954. This is the first time that a population has been heavily exposed to radioactive fallout, and even though this was a tragic mishap, the medical findings have provided valuable information for other accidents involving fallout such as the recent reactor accident at Chernobyl. Particularly important has been the unexpected importance of radioactive iodine in the fallout in producing thyroid abnormalities.

Conard, R.A.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Use Medical Devices: The Impact on the Lives of Older People  

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Home Use Medical Devices: The Impact on the Lives of Older People Background Increased life of health care migrating from the hospital setting into people's homes. The intention was to study to device use, while the final two themes of `the accommodating home' and `the influence on others

Oakley, Jeremy

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Quick-release medical tape  

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Medical tape that provides secure fixation of life-sustaining and -monitoring devices with quick, easy, damage-free removal represents a longstanding unmet medical need in neonatal care. During removal of current medical ...

Laulicht, Bryan E.

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Influence of Hospitals Internal Service Quality to Staff Loyalty-in the Case of West China Hospitals Outpatient and Emergency Department  

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Medical staffs service attitude and ability increasingly become the key factors influencing the patients satisfaction. This paper analyzed the impact of hospitals internal service quality on staff loyalty ... ...

Zhuoying Li; Weiping Yu; Guimin Duan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Greenspace Ninewells Hospital, Dundee  

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H Hospital Greenspace Ninewells Hospital, Dundee ­ Greenspace Case Study Background The Scottish of Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. Aim: To optimise the provision of, and access to, woods and greenspace within the hospital grounds. The hospital grounds extend to some 40 hectares including all woodland, open space

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute hospital bed Sample Search Results  

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Orlando, FL Summary: Downtown Naples Hospital Naples Acute Care 420 2,815.7 12;18 County Hospital Name City Type Number Beds... Hospital Clearwater Acute Care 687 2,130.9...

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Competition on the Hospital Sector  

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Abstract This article is about the role of competition in the health care sector. It concentrates on competition amongst hospitals for fixed budgets. The literature supports the argument that with fixed prices hospitals will compete on quality dimensions, and quality of output will increase. Under variable prices, competition can lead to chiseling of output quality. The evidence, at least with respect to the UK, shows that competition need not have an adverse effect on equity of access to health care.

Z. Cooper; A. McGuire

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical image classification with multiple kernel learning  

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Nowadays, medical images are generated by hospitals and medical centers rapidly. The large volume of medical image data produces a strong need to effective medical image retrieval. The visual characteristic of medical image, such as modality, anatomical ... Keywords: feature fusion, image classification, medical imaging, multiple kernel learning

Hong Wu; Hao Zhang; Chao Li

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Greenspace Lawson Memorial Hospital,  

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H Hospital Greenspace Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie ­ Greenspace Case Study Background to hospital greenspace to be carried out in the Highlands. This project is now entering its third phase. Phase of Phase 2. This resulted in the identification of the Lawson Memorial Hospital as the site

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Hospital Elder Life Program Important Support for Senior Patients  

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Hospital Elder Life Program Important Support for Senior Patients and Family Members. #12;Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) The Hospital Elder Life Program at Highland Hospital provides specialized care hospital staff and HELP volunteers will be happy to provide additional information and assistance. #12

Goldman, Steven A.

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Current Concepts: Disclosing Harmful Medical Errors to Patients  

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...organizations, and legislators in the United States and other countries are moving to bridge the gap by developing standards, programs, and laws that encourage transparent communication with patients after harmful errors have been made. In the United States, the National Quality Forum (NQF), an organization... Historically, fear of malpractice litigation made clinicians cautious about informing patients when they made mistakes in their care. This article reviews recent efforts by regulators, hospitals, accreditation organizations, and legislators to encourage and facilitate discussions between health care providers and patients when patients are harmed by medical errors.

Gallagher T.H.Studdert D.Levinson W.

2007-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and  

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Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in the Wellman Career Development at MGH until 2011. Dr. Hasan's scientific activity encompasses basic research, and at this point, several million treatments have been performed using PDT. Professor Hasan's contribution

Wang, David

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Letter to the Editor : Rapidly-deployed small tent hospitals: lessons from the earthquake in Haiti.  

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The damage to medical facilities resulting form the January 2010 earthquake in haiti necessitated the establishment of field tent hospitals. Much of the local medical infrastructure was destroyed or limited operationally when the Fast Israel Rescue and Search Team (FIRST) arrived in Haiti shortly after the January 2010 earthquake. The FIRST deployed small tent hospitals in Port-au-Prince and in 11 remote areas outside of the city. Each tent was set up in less than a half hour. The tents were staffed with an orthopedic surgeon, gynecologists, primary care and emergency care physicians, a physician with previous experience in tropical medicine, nurses, paramedics, medics, and psychologists. The rapidly deployable and temporary nature of the effort allowed the team to treat and educate, as well as provide supplies for, thousands of refugees throughout Haiti. In addition, a local Haitian physician and his team created a small tent hospital to serve the Petion Refugee Camp and its environs. FIRST personnel also took shifts at this hospital.

Rosen, Y.; Gurman , P.; Verna, E.; Elman , N.; Labor, E. (Materials Science Division); (Superior NanoBioSystems LLC); (Fast Israeli Rescue & Search Team); (Clinique Adonai); (Mass. Inst. Tech.); (Univ. Haifa)

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Epidemiology  

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Hospital epidemiology and infection control have been synonyms...Infection control...refers to policies and procedures used to reduce or minimize the occurrence of hospital infections ( hand hygi...

Ljiljana Markovi? Deni?

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Renovations  

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Hospitals have a range of energy needs that vary from a typical building, and a number of renewable energy options may make more sense for a hospital, including process and biomass heating, photovoltaics (PV), and sustainability.

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Health Care Buildings  

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Health Care Health Care Characteristics by Activity... Health Care Health care buildings are those used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for both inpatient and outpatient care. Doctor's and dentist's offices are considered health care if they use any type of diagnostic medical equipment and office if they do not. Skilled nursing or other residential care buildings are categorized as lodging. Basic Characteristics [ See also: Equipment | Activity Subcategories | Energy Use ] Health Care Buildings... Health care buildings in the South tended to be smaller and were more numerous than those in other regions of the country. Buildings on health care complexes tended to be newer than those not on multibuilding facilities. The median age for buildings on health care complexes was 9.5 years, compared to 29.5 years for health care buildings not on a multibuilding facility.

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Health Care (Outpatient) | Open Energy Information  

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Outpatient) Jump to: navigation, search Building Type Health Care (Outpatient) Definition Buildings used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for outpatient care. Medical offices...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION other. 3. Each hospital department that has a direct effect on patient care shall enhance continuity of care through the appropriate utilization of hospital services, institutional facilities and community

Oliver, Douglas L.

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MEDICAL INSURANCE ConditionCare  

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of health issues ranging from asthma to zinc, like: Coughs Abdominal Pain Weight Loss Colds Children

118

Ownership and Hospital Productivity Brigitte Dormont* et Carine Milcent**  

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Ownership and Hospital Productivity Brigitte Dormont* et Carine Milcent** 1 July, 12, 2012 Abstract There is ongoing debate about the effect of ownership on hospital performance as regards efficiency and care public and private hospitals. In France, public and private hospitals do not only differ

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The future of medical diagnostics: review paper  

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Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen,Groningen, the Netherlands. 11 Dept. of Radiation Biology,University Hospital, Groningen, reported a study involving

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Skin doses to patients undergoing coronary angiography in a Greek hospital  

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......undergoing coronary angiography in a Greek hospital Miltiadis G. Delichas 1 Kyriakos Psarrakos...Medical Physics Department, Papageorgiou Hospital, N. Efkarpia, Thessaloniki 56403...skin during 93 CA procedures in a Greek hospital. The dose-area product (DAP) for......

Miltiadis G. Delichas; Kyriakos Psarrakos; Georgios Giannoglou; Elisabeth Molyvda-Athanasopoulou; Konstantinos Hatziioannou; Emmanouil Papanastassiou

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Triage in First Hours After Nuclear or Radiological...  

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Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Medical professionals with the Radiation Emergency Assistance CenterTraining Site (REACTS) at the...

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V. Buzzi Hospital-Smoke-Free Hospital  

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The V. Buzzi Hospital is one of the 15 Hospitals of the National Health Service existing in ... its activity is still as a neighbourhood general hospital; a day hospital activity is being performed by the departm...

F. Ceratti; I. Lombardi; G. Berger

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CLINICAL/HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER CONTACTS Local Hospitals  

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CLINICAL/HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER CONTACTS Local Hospitals: Crouse Hospital Pennie Stagnitta (315) 470 Rhonda M. Butler (315) 464-5180 ButlerR@upstate.edu http://www.upstate.edu/hospital/volunteers/ VA University Hospital at Community General http://www.cgh-home.org/ St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center http

McConnell, Terry

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Hospitality Menu Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Hospital  

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Hospitality Menu ­ Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Hospital Version 4 Updated March 2013 BOOKING PROCEDURE CONTACT DETAILS When requesting hospitality from the catering department any written, faxed for conference/meeting support. Hospitality Office 0131 242 7051 / 7052 Hospitality e-mail rie.hospitality

Maizels, Rick

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Medical Radioisotope | Nuclear Science | ORNL  

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Medical Medical Radioisotope SHARE Medical Radioisotope Staff members preparing Ac-225 in glove boxes for shipment to hospitals to support radiotherapy cancer clinical trials in multiple locations around the world. ORNL's Medical Radioisotope Program is focused on the development of improved reactor production and processing methods to provide medical radioisotopes, the development of new radionuclide generator systems, the design and evaluation of new radiopharmaceuticals for applications in nuclear medicine and oncology, and association with Medical Cooperative Programs throughout the world for further preclinical testing and clinical evaluation of agents developed at ORNL. The collective resources of ORNL, including access to the enriched stable isotope inventory, a High Flux

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MASTER'S OF ADVANCED STUDIES IN MEDICAL PHYSICS  

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and Physiology as applied to Medical Physics · Radiobiology · Radiation Physics · Radiation Dosimetry · Physics of Nuclear Medicine · Medical Physics Imaging Fundamentals · Physics of Diagnostic and Interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation protection in a hospital of the clinical network (hospitals

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Dr. Pou and the Hurricane Implications for Patient Care during Disasters  

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...Many New Orleans residents rallied to Pou's support, calling her a hero for remaining on duty when other doctors had fled, and numerous medical organizations issued statements in her defense. This past August, the grand jury refused to indict Pou, but she still faces three civil suits that have been brought... During the flood after Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, health care providers in marooned New Orleans hospitals worked in almost unimaginably difficult conditions while awaiting rescue. Nowhere was the situation more desperate than at Memorial Medical ...

Okie S.

2008-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Transforming IT University Health Care System  

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Transforming IT University Health Care System improves patient care with enterprise grid storage infrastructure. Solution IBM helped University Health Care System (UHCS) develop a plan for using technology of storage University Health Care System is a not- for-profit community hospital network that serves 25

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Ownership and Health Care  

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and Mutter (2010) look at Critical Access Hospitals; Ozcan and Haksever (1992) look at urban hospitals; Vitaliano and Toren (1996) concentrate on hospitals in New York state. These papers also di er in their methodology, some use DEA and some use SFA..., Fullerton and Gan (2005)), nance (Fohlin (1998)), and labor (Seitz (2009)) to name just a few 8 examples. Several economists have applied this methodology to the health care sector. Most commonly it is used in the context of how the quantity of health...

Nighohossian, Jeremy

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clinical/Hospital Volunteer Contacts Local Hospitals  

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Clinical/Hospital Volunteer Contacts Local Hospitals: Crouse Hospital Pennie Stagnitta Reverend Center - http://www.schcny.com/volunteers/ Community General Hospital - http://cgh-home.org/site2/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=86&Itemid=57 St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center - http://www.sjhsyr.org/sjhhc/stj_about_8.asp

Kovalev, Leonid

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To be presented at the RTO HFM Symposium on Combat Ca ualty Care in Ground-Based" s Tactical Situations: Trauma Technology and Emergency Medical Procedures,"  

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of casualty management in remote situations. Many technological advances in body-worn sensory devices have Situations: Trauma Technology and Emergency Medical Procedures," St. Pete Beach, U.S., 16-18 August 2004 Life Research and Materiel Command Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, MCMR-ZB-T 504 Scott

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ORISE: Radiation Emergency Medicine - Continuing Medical Education Course  

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Radiation Emergency Medicine Radiation Emergency Medicine Dates Scheduled Register Online February 4-7, 2014 March 18-21, 2014 April 29-May 2, 2014 June 3-6, 2014 August 12-15, 2014 Fee: $175 Maximum enrollment: 24 24.5 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm) This 3½-day course is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who may be called upon to provide emergency medical care following a radiological or nuclear incident. Priority registration will be given to these groups of professionals. This course may also be relevant for paramedic instructors but is generally not intended for pre-hospital responders. The course emphasizes the practical aspects of initial hospital management of irradiated and/or contaminated patients through lectures and hands-on practical exercises.

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Accidental Hospital Deaths  

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appropriately (Comninel, Hospitals must adopt a standardBhat. Falco, M. (2010). Hospital-acquired infections lead toBills That Aim to Reduce Hospital Infections. California

Bhat, Prashant

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION.42. BACKGROUND: The Hospital Conditions of Participation at 42CFR482.55 state that "the policies and procedures by and are a continuing responsibility of the medical staff." The special responsibilities of Medicare hospitals

Oliver, Douglas L.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION: MEDICAL LEGAL NUMBER: 07-017 SUBJECT: UNCLAIMED BODIES PAGE: 1 of 1 POLICY: When the Hospital is unable a deceased patient for burial, the Hospital Director or designee will assume the responsibility

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Coordinated Hospital Patient Scheduling Keith Decker and Jinjiang Li  

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Coordinated Hospital Patient Scheduling Keith Decker and Jinjiang Li Department of Computer and Information Sciences University of Delaware (decker,jli)@cis.udel.edu Abstract Hospital Patient Scheduling is an inherently distributed problem because of the way real hospitals are organized. As medical procedures have

Decker, Keith S.

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Variation in the costs of dying and the role of different health services, socio-demographic characteristics, and preceding health care expenses  

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Abstract The health care costs of population ageing are for an important part attributable to higher mortality rates in combination with high costs of dying. This paper answers three questions that remain unanswered regarding the costs of dying: (1) contributions of different health services to the costs of dying; (2) variation in the costs of dying; and (3) the influence of preceding health care expenses on the costs of dying. We retrieved data on 61,495 Dutch subjects aged 65 and older from July 2007 through 2010 from a regional health care insurer. We included all deceased subjects of whom health care expenses were known for 26 months prior to death (n=2833). Costs of dying were defined as health care expenses made in the last six months before death. Lorenz curves, generalized linear models and a two-part model were used for our analyses. (1) The average costs of dying are 25,919. Medical care contributes to 57% of this total, and long-term care 43%. The costs of dying mainly relate to hospital care (40%). (2) In the costs of dying, 75% is attributable to the costliest half of the population. For medical care, this distribution figure is 86%, and for long-term care 92%. Age and preceding expenses are significant determinants of this variation in the costs of dying. (3) Overall, higher preceding health care expenses are associated with higher costs of dying, indicating that the costs of dying are higher for those with a longer patient history. To summarize, there is not a large variation in the costs of dying, but there are large differences in the nature of these costs. Before death, the oldest old utilize more long-term care while their younger counterparts visit hospitals more often. To curb the health care costs of population ageing, a further understanding of the costs of dying is crucial.

Herbert J.A. Rolden; David van Bodegom; Rudi G.J. Westendorp

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Ethics  

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Medical ethics is adiscipline that evaluates the risks and merits of medical activities such as medical research and the delivery of medical services with regard to the protection of the interests of the pati...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION: QUALITY MANAGEMENT NUMBER: 11-002 SUBJECT: RENTAL, DEMO, LOANER AND OTHER PAGE: 1 of 2 NON-HOSPITAL OWNED PATIENT CARE EQUIPMENT USED BY JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL STAFF PURPOSE: To assure safe operational condition

Oliver, Douglas L.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION: To clarify the chain of responsibility for admitting/discharging a patient to or from the acute care hospital staff). Inpatient Admission Order: Authorization for the patient to receive inpatient hospital services

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION/or the environment. 2. The Chair of the JDH Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee (The Hospital Environment of Care Safety Officer) has the authority from the Hospital Director to take immediate action when

Oliver, Douglas L.

142

New Medical Technology | GE Global Research  

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of care and expanding medical treatment boundaries. Home > Innovation > Healthcare Additive Manufacturing Demonstration at GE Global Research See how GE Global Research is...

143

Math PUrview -- Mathematics Moves Mammograms to Medical ...  

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Large-scale screenings can be difficult in rural and other areas traditionally underserved by health care professionals, where there may not be medical...

144

Protecting Privacy in Computerized Medical Information  

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). #12;Foreword T he Clinton administration's health care reform proposal, announced by the President costs and improve health care delivery. By linking computerized health informa- tion through a national to improve patient care and expand resources for medical research and education, while lowering health care

McCurley, Kevin

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Agent-based health care management An Agent-based Approach to Health Care Management  

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Agent-based health care management 1 An Agent-based Approach to Health Care Management Jun Huang1, London WC2A 3PX, UK. Abbreviated title: Agent-based health care management Complete Mailing Address. London E1 4NS UK #12;Agent-based health care management 2 Abstract The provision of medical care

Mascardi, Viviana

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Investing in Primary Health Care Achieving better health care in the community  

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Investing in Primary Health Care Achieving better health care in the community #12;Images by Nasir, Nueld Department of Primary Care Health Sciences Oxford has been responsible for some of the world and medical professionals. Primary Health Care provides the first point of contact in most health care systems

Oxford, University of

147

Hospital Information System  

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Ahospital information system is an information system for processing data, information and knowledge in hospital ...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Adult Partial Hospitalization JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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Adult Partial Hospitalization Program JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL CONTACT US For further information.uchc.edu. The Adult Partial Hospitalization Program is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. OUR LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS The Adult Partial Hospitalization Program is located on the 5th floor of the John

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Health Care Reform Challenge: Creating a High Performance Healthcare System  

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Health Care Reform Challenge: Creating a High Performance Healthcare System Tom Simmer, MD Chief;The Challenge of Reform: Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) · ACO's are provider organizations health care delivery Organized Systems of Care Population focus for primary care physicians, hospitals

Finley Jr., Russell L.

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Digit frequency in the hospital! Designing for the task: What numbers are really used in hospitals?!  

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.wiseman@cs.ucl.ac.uk The task and the problem! Medical workers program infusion pumps to administer drug treatments to patients. This involves entering the volume and rate of medication to be infused. ! ! Occasionally errors are made during into infusion pumps on the ward? Logs from pumps were collected from four different wards in one hospital

Subramanian, Sriram

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aimer: This guideline is designed primarily as an educational resource for clinicians to help them provide quality medical care It should not be considered inclusive of all proper procedures and tests or exclusive of other procedures and tests that are re  

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provide quality medical care It should not be considered inclusive of all proper procedures and tests or exclusive of other procedures and tests that are reasonably directed to obtaining the same results the propriety of any specific procedure or test, the clinician should apply his or her own professional judgment

Levin, Judith G.

152

Regulatory and Judicial Oversight of Nonprofit Hospitals  

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...vestige of the ancestral institution remains: nearly two thirds of hospitals are private, nonprofit organizations. In return for exemptions from federal, state, and local taxes, they agree to organize and operate for charitable purposes strictures that do not apply to their for-profit competitors... The modern hospital bears little resemblance to its ancestors. The charitable institutions of the 19th century mainly tended, rather than treated, the sick, and they served mostly poor patients, whereas the wealthy received care at home. The ...

Studdert D.M.Mello M.M.Jedrey C.M.Brennan T.A.

2007-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Hospital Toxicology  

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......research-article Editorial Emergency Hospital Toxicology Clifford B. Walberg George...toxicology service in a large metropolitan hospital is described. Emergency toxicology tests...figures for 1972 are included. Emergency hospital toxicology. | Journal Article | 0 Hallucinogens......

Clifford B. Walberg; George D. Lundberg; Violet A. Pantlik

1974-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 1 - The Health Care Landscape  

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Abstract Chapter 1 is an introduction to current issues in health care with a focus on strategies to advance person-centered careprimarily but not exclusively in mental health and substance abuse service as well as integrated health care delivery systems. Treatment planning can help to assure the individuals experience of care as individualized and person-centered, but this must be understood in the context of the service delivery system. Topics include the meaning of person-centeredness, whole health and mental health/primary care integration, shared decision making, the Wagner care model, health care reform, medical necessity, workforce challenges and trauma-informed care.

Neal Adams; Diane M. Grieder

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced medical therapy Sample Search...  

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for: advanced medical therapy Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans Summary: are...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative medical therapies Sample Search...  

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for: alternative medical therapies Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans Summary: are...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - academic hospital perspective Sample Search...  

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Vietnamese hospitals operate and put spotlight on input savings. Since the demand for health care is large Source: Feigon, Brooke - School of Mathematics, University of East...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - adolescent hospitalized Sample Search Results  

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FELLOW POSITION Department of Psychiatry Summary: at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care Program at Children's Hospital and will have desk space... POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW...

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29 ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 10-12 September 2009 Panel: Rescaling Health Care Policy Summary: of influence in the hospital reform of post-soviet countries through...

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14 College of Health Sciences Clinical Partners Dental Hygiene Summary: Mountain Health Care Tazewell County Health Department The Hospital of Extended Recovery University......

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hospitals operate and put spotlight on input savings. Since the demand for health care is large Source: Feigon, Brooke - School of Mathematics, University of East...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - avoidable hospitalizations evidence Sample...  

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Open source software (OSS) has gained considerable attention recently in health care. Yet... , how and why OSS is being adopted within hospitals in particular remains a...

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hospitals operate and put spotlight on input savings. Since the demand for health care is large Source: Feigon, Brooke - School of Mathematics, University of East...

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hospitals operate and put spotlight on input savings. Since the demand for health care is large Source: Feigon, Brooke - School of Mathematics, University of East...

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Variability in the Measurement of Hospital-wide Mortality Rates  

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...the substantially different results we observed among methods may reflect flaws in the fundamental hypothesis that hospital-wide mortality is a valid metric for the quality of hospital care. Our study also does not rule out the possibility that the estimation of hospital-wide mortality rates on the... This study showed that four commonly used methods to calculate hospitals' risk-adjusted rates of death produced different results. The same hospitals were classified as having higher-than-expected mortality by one method and lower-than-expected mortality by other methods.

Shahian D.M.Wolf R.E.Iezzoni L.I.Kirle L.Normand S.-L.T.

2010-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving product availability in hospitals : the role of inventory inaccuracies  

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All players in the healthcare industry face increasing public and political pressure to improve quality of care and control costs. Hospitals, on the frontline of this challenge, face nursing shortages and financial ...

Opolon, David C. (David Cyrille)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute hospital setting Sample Search Results  

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Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital Macclenny Acute Care 25 122.1 Baker Northeast... Center Panama City Acute Care 176 715.7 Bay HealthSouth Emerald Coast ... Source: Florida,...

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Modelling patient states in intensive care patients  

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Extensive bedside monitoring in hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU) has resulted in a deluge of information on patient physiology. Consequently, clinical decision makers have to reason with data that is simultaneously large ...

Kshetri, Kanak Bikram

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Medical Data  

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Medical data describes the state of health of a... and contains no personally identifiable information. Medical data are stored under apseudonym, which is ... prevents unauthorized association of this inform...

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170

FEATURE ARTICLE 2 Kunde Hospital: Nepal  

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FEATURE ARTICLE 2 Kunde Hospital: Nepal WORK IN PROGRESS 4 Public Health in Ceylon Medical research of the Mt Everest area in Nepal who have played such an important role in Himalayan mountaineering century the region became incorporated into the Gorkha kingdom that now forms the modern nation of Nepal

Rambaut, Andrew

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute stroke care Sample Search Results  

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Sciences and Ecology 2 College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Nursing & Health Care School Summary: Arms Acute Stroke Nursing: the first 72 hours Caring for...

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Chapter 7 - The Role of Clinical Engineers in Hospitals  

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The appropriate deployment of technology contributes to the improvement in the quality of healthcare, the containment of cost, and to increased access to services. The traditional role of the clinical engineer repairing and maintaining devices has evolved to now include the equally important role of supporting and optimizing the use of healthcare technology. This chapter is an overview of the activities undertaken by clinical engineers. These activities are grouped under two headings: supporting and advancing care, and healthcare technology management. Clinical engineering activity within hospitals should be balanced to include both the management of the healthcare technology itself and also the support for the clinicians who use the technology in clinical practice. The supporting and advancing care and healthcare technology management roles can be considered the pillars of any clinical engineering service. However, it is important to recognize and acknowledge at all times that these roles are complementary and are tightly integrated in practice. With knowledge of the engineering, physics, and system science underpinning electro-medical devices and systems, and experience gained in working collaboratively in the clinical environment, clinical engineers play an important role in ensuring positive outcomes for patients arising from the use of technology and reducing negative ones.

Fran J. Hegarty; John Amoore; Richard Scott; Paul Blackett; Justin P. McCarthy

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The purpose of this policy is to provide a smoke-free environment for patient, staff and visitors with Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH).  

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and visitors with Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH). II. Policy within the Hospital and Clinics and to comply with applicable no smoking regulations. No smoking is allowed by patients, employees, medical staff, volunteers, and visitors within any hospital and clinic

Sonnenburg, Justin L.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative medical interventions Sample...  

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Clinical Trial Design Developing Dynamic, Sequential Treatments that Optimize Mental Health Outcomes Summary: in the medical care process. Adaptive Interventions...

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Deployment related mental health care seeking behaviors in the U.S. military and the use of telehealth to mitigate their impacts on access to care  

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Interviewees report that groups of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often require substantial amounts of mental health care, causing surges in demand at military hospitals. These hospitals have difficulty ...

Hess, John (John Thomas)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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A.L. "Energy Conservation March; 19: 3-5. for HospitalsHichigan Hospitalsthe Hospital." Berg. G.W. "1976 Survey of Hospital's Use of

Pollack, R. I.

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Assistant Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology Department of Clinical Sciences, James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital  

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Colorado State University year of direct clinical activity in the ophthalmology hospital service. This includes overseeing assistance for all other services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and will provide medical and surgical

Stephens, Graeme L.

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Dental radiology dosimetric data as routinely collected in an Italian hospital  

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......as routinely collected in an Italian hospital J. Fogli 1 2 * C. Carpentieri 1 2 A...radiology data was collected in an Italian hospital. Following the Italian quality assurance...Medical Physics Department of Livorno Hospital (Italy), considered as a sample of......

J. Fogli; C. Carpentieri; A. Del Guerra; M. E. Fantacci; A. Marchi; V. Marzulli; A. Tofani

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Directions to scanner McCausland Center, Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital  

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Directions to scanner McCausland Center, Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital 6 Medical Park light) � Go through next light (Pedestrian crossing light) � Take next right into Heart Hospital and Outpatient surgery lot. Do not park in assigned doctor spaces. � Enter building on Heart Hospital Side (Left

Almor, Amit

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LHSC MAC Award Recipients 2012 Department of Diagnostic Radiology Victoria Hospital  

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LHSC MAC Award Recipients 2012 Department of Diagnostic Radiology Victoria Hospital Department of Medical Imaging Please join me in congratulating the Angio Interventionalists at Victoria Hospital: Drs peers Dr. Peter Blake, Chair/Chief Nephrology; and Dr. Guy De Rose, Site Chief Surgery Victoria Hospital

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Department of Industrial Engineering Spring 2010 Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Tyrone Hospital  

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and Effectiveness of the Tyrone Hospital Inventory Management through Automation Overview The costs associated with supplies at Tyrone Hospital are the second highest of its operations. Currently, the inventory process Replenishment) leveling is dire not only to patient care but to the financial capability of the hospital

Demirel, Melik C.

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University of Connecticut Health Center Page 1 of 2 John Dempsey Hospital  

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University of Connecticut Health Center Page 1 of 2 John Dempsey Hospital Infection Control Manual Dempsey Hospital. The overall management of the pandemic emergency might deviate from this policy with the patient's health and safety in mind and that of the patient care provider and the John Dempsey Hospital

Oliver, Douglas L.

183

Medicaid and Managed Care  

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...Financing Administration as a demonstration program, considerable sums have been spent over the past decade to evaluate it. The evaluator, initially SRI International and in more recent years Lagauna Research Associates, examined the administration of the program, the bidding process, marketing, the eligibility... The sharp divide between Democrats and Republicans on most major health policy issues largely disappears when the subject turns to how federal and state governments should provide medical care to the vulnerable populations that are eligible for Medicaid ...

Iglehart J.K.

1995-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic security for medical record sharing  

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Information routinely collected by health care organizations is used by researchers to analyze the causes of illness and evaluate the effectiveness of potential cures. Medical information sharing systems are built to ...

Cody, Patrick M. (Patrick Michael), 1980-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in the acoustical requirements of the 2014 editions of the Facility Guidelines Institute's Guidelines for Designand Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities and its reference document Sound & Vibration Design Guidelinesfor Health Care Facilities  

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Acoustical design criteria for health care facilities as defined by the FGI Guidelines have been updated in the recently published 2014 edition. Sound & Vibration Design Guidelines for Health Care Facilities (S&V3.0) serves as the sole acoustical reference for the FGI Guidelines and has also been updated as part of the 2014 FGI cycle. The S&V reference is authored and edited by the FGI's acoustical working group. The secretary of this group (Horan) will summarize these changes and will also discuss the public review and comment process that led to the updated Guidelines. This same process will be used in the forthcoming cycle in preparation for the 2018 edition(s).

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Do service innovations influence the adoption of electronic health records in long-term care organizations? Results from the U.S. National Survey of Residential Care Facilities  

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AbstractObjective Healthcare organizations including residential care facilities (RCFs) are diversifying their services to meet market demands. Service innovations have been linked to the changes in the way that healthcare organizations organize their work. The objective of this study is to explore the relationship between organizational service innovations and Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption in the RCFs. Methods We used the data from the 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outcome was whether an RCF adopted EHR or not, and the predictors were the organizational service innovations including provision of skilled nursing care and medication review. We also added facility characteristics as control variables. Weighted multivariate logistic regressions were used to estimate the relationship between service innovation factors and EHR adoption in the RCFs. Results In 2010, about 17.4% of the \\{RCFs\\} were estimated to use EHR. Multivariate analysis showed that \\{RCFs\\} employing service innovations were more likely to adopt EHR. The residential care facilities that provide skilled nursing services to their residents are more likely (OR: 1.42; 95% CI: 1.091.87) to adopt EHR. Similarly, \\{RCFs\\} with a provision of medication review were also more likely to adopt EHR (OR: 1.40; 95% CI: 1.001.95). Among the control variables, facility size, chain affiliation, ownership type, and Medicaid certification were significantly associated with EHR adoption. Conclusions Our findings suggest that service innovations may drive EHR adoption in the \\{RCFs\\} in the United States. This can be viewed as a strategic attempt by \\{RCFs\\} to engage in a new business arrangement with hospitals and other health care organizations, where quality of care and interoperability of patients records might play a vital role under the current healthcare reform. Future research could examine the relationship between service innovations and use of different EHR functionality in RCFs.

Soumitra S. Bhuyan; He Zhu; Aastha Chandak; Jungyoon Kim; Jim P. Stimpson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health care access, utilization and barriers among injection drug users.  

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?? Background: To curb the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases several studies indicate the need for improved access to medical care for injection (more)

Oche, Ishaka

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asymptomatic medical students Sample Search...  

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he served his internship and general... as president of the medical staff of Sherman Hospital, Elgin, IL. Since ... Source: Goldman, Steven A. - Division of Cell and Gene Therapy,...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing acute medical Sample Search Results  

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VOL. 9 NO. 6 JUNE 2007444 Data from the Project for Improvement of Stroke Summary: hospital- ization, and medications prescribed on discharge. Assessments of the patients'...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - american medical colleges Sample Search...  

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ggaloust@fau.edu FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College... of Medicine and Five Palm Beach County Hospitals Form Consortium for Graduate Medical Education Officials ... Source:...

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Primary Care: Domestic Violence  

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...enuresis, and chronic somatic disorders. Prevalence. With the rising prevalence of domestic violence (Table 2), many medical and professional organizations, have developed guidelines for identifying and treating victims of abuse. Hospitals nationwide have launched programs to deal with and prevent... Domestic abuse, or battering, is a pattern of psychological, economic, and sexual coercion of one partner in a relationship by the other that is punctuated by physical assaults or credible threats of bodily harm.1 Battering can be seen as a set of learned,...

Eisenstat S.A.; Bancroft L.

1999-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating hospital information systems: a bottom-up approach  

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The growing complexity of hospital information systems has prompted information systems managers to seek applicable solutions for integrating their systems. While many successful applications of information systems have been introduced and implemented in the hospital environment, the integration of heterogeneous applications in existing, multi-vendor, computing environments into a cohesive hospital-wide information system has proved to be complicated and difficult to accomplish. This paper discusses systems integration in hospitals and presents a conceptual framework for bottom-up integration of hospital information systems. The scope of the proposed framework is the integration of stand-alone clinical, administrative and financial information elements of a hospital into a unified system environment with a central medical data warehouse.

Moshe Zviran; Aviad Armoni

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH STRATEGIC REVIEW  

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FOR RESEARCH TRANSLATION 55 3.1.1 Research partnerships with health care providers 55 3.1.2 ResearchHEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH STRATEGIC REVIEW FINAL REPORT 14 JUNE 2013 #12;#12;CHAIRMAN'S FOREWORD does Sydney's performance in health and medical research compare? 19 1.3.2 Internal fragmentation 23 1

Viglas, Anastasios

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HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH STRATEGIC REVIEW  

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with the Health System, Including Allied Health And Primary Health Care 17 Theme Three: Scale, Scope engagement with the health system including Allied Health and Primary Health Care 28 Scale, scopeHEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH STRATEGIC REVIEW ISSUES PAPER 29 OCTOBER 2012 #12;#12;CONTENTS The Vice

Viglas, Anastasios

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Memorial Hospital  

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Memorial Hospital The original Kiowa County Hospital was destroyed in the May 2007 tornado. The new hospital's design team took one of the most energy- intensive building types and designed a first-of-its kind energy-efficient hospital, while still meeting functional and safety requirements. Completed in March 2010, the hospital is built to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum designation. The 50,000-square-foot building includes 15 acute-care beds, rural health and specialty clinics, an emergency department with two trauma rooms, physical/occupational therapy and radiology departments, a laboratory, and other support areas. The new hospital is projected to be 32% more energy efficient

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Issues and Solutions in Introducing Western Systems to the Prehospital Care System in Japan  

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under various circumstances. Japan; 2007. 20. Fleischmann TKanri (Hospital Management). J Japan Hosp Manag Assoc. 2001;Theory and Application. Japan: Medical Journal Co. Ltd. ;

Suzuki, Tetsuji; Nishida, Masamichi; Suzuki, Yuriko; Kobayashi, Kunio; Mahadevan, S. V.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research position in maternity at Hannover Medical School, Hannover Medical School is one of the leading medical universities in Germany with  

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Research position in maternity at Hannover Medical School, Germany Hannover Medical School is one of the leading medical universities in Germany with excellent results in health care, research, education. In 2009, the only MSc Midwifery Programme in Germany was launched as part of the European Master

Manstein, Dietmar J.

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Towards a framework for business model innovation in health care delivery in developing countries  

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Uncertainty and information asymmetries in health care are the basis for a supply-sided mindset in the health care industry and for a business model for hospitals and doctors practices; these two models have ...

Ramon Castano

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification, Genotypic Relation, and Clinical Features of Colistin-Resistant Isolates of Acinetobacter Genomic Species 13BJ/14TU from Bloodstreams of Patients in a University Hospital  

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...Bloodstreams of Patients in a University Hospital Seung Yeob Lee a Jong Hee Shin a Kyung...14TU from patients at a university hospital between 2003 and 2011. We report here...cultures at Chonnam National University Hospital (a 1,000-bed tertiary care hospital...

Seung Yeob Lee; Jong Hee Shin; Kyung Hwa Park; Ju Hee Kim; Myung Geun Shin; Soon Pal Suh; Dong Wook Ryang; Soo Hyun Kim

2014-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of organizational alignment at a Boston area hospital and its effects on patient throughput in the peri-operative areas  

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Capacity is an ongoing issue when managing hospital resources. Looking at the hospital as a supply chain of care services provided to the patient enables us to better evaluate problems such as delays on a systems level. A ...

Campbell, Sarah K. (Sarah Katharine)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Affordable Care Act, 1 Year Later  

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...most Americans would expect to receive, and he told me he felt proud to have witnessed a sea change in health care delivery in Kentucky and that recent reforms seemed "just." Expanded health care coverage has also improved residency education in Kentucky a benefit that few of us anticipated. Before... In Kentucky, the ACA and its Medicaid expansion have fundamentally altered medical practice, allowing clinicians to provide data-driven and thorough care without first considering patients' ability to pay.

Stillman M.D.

2014-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Analytics | GE Global Research  

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Hospital Management Is Evolving to Reduce Wait Times Hospital Management Is Evolving to Reduce Wait Times With hospitals busier than ever and not enough staff to meet the higher...

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Evaluation of personal doses associated with the use of mobile X-rays in a brazilian hospital  

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......use of mobile X-rays in a brazilian hospital W. S. Santos * A. F. Maia * Corresponding...49100-000, Brazil In Brazilian public hospitals, the number of patients needing assistance...much greater than the capacity of the hospital. In such situations, medical procedures......

W. S. Santos; A. F. Maia

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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says Michel Torbey, MD, medical director of OSU Medical Center's Neurovascular Stroke Center.  

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stroke says Michel Torbey, MD, medical director of OSU Medical Center's Neurovascular Stroke Center. "That means calling 911 as soon as you recognize signs in yourself or in someone nearby." When a stroke is brain,'" Dr. Torbey explains. `aMeriCa's best' stroke Care When a stroke patient arrives at The Ohio

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900 South Limestone | 317 Wethington Building | Lexington, KY 40536 | 859.323.6306 A WORLD-CLASS HOSPITAL  

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-CLASS HOSPITAL Uniquely Kentucky The Celebrate Kentucky Wall "Celebrate Kentucky" Photographers: Jeanie Adams of the hospital and will help every Kentuckian feel a part of UK HealthCare and this new facility. #12;The arts enhance the healing environment but they also invite people to visit the hospital when they are well

MacAdam, Keith

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MAPUniversity Hospital Directions from University Hospital to  

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Gastroenterology Clinic 4 OB/GYN Clinic 5 Surgery Clinic 6 Pediatrics Clinic 7 Dental Clinic 9 ENT/Audiology Clinic Radiology (X-Ray) D Radiology File Room E MRI/Nuclear Medicine F Thrombosis Center G Interventional Radiology H Rehab Specialty Clinics I Medical Dermatology I Mohs Surgery J Alcohol & Drug Abuse Clinic K

Feschotte, Cedric

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MAPUniversity Hospital Directions from University Hospital to  

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Clinic 4 OB/GYN Clinic 5 Surgery Clinic 6 Pediatrics Clinic 7 Dental Clinic 9 ENT/Audiology Clinic 9 Hearing Aid Services 10 Cardiovascular Center 28 Dermatology Clinic A Emergency Care Unit B Radiology (X-Ray) C Echo Lab D Radiology File Room E MRI/Nuclear Medicine F Interventional Radiology G Mohs Surgery G

Provancher, William

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECICUT HEALTH CENTER CORRECTIONAL MANAGED HEALTH CARE  

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECICUT HEALTH CENTER CORRECTIONAL MANAGED HEALTH CARE POLICY AND PROCEDURES Managed Health Care (CMHC) shall ensure that newly admitted inmates to Connecticut Department include, but is not limited to, emergency health care, sick call, access to medication, dental and mental

Oliver, Douglas L.

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CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR EMPLOYEE'S PREGNANCY DISABILITY  

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CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR EMPLOYEE'S PREGNANCY DISABILITY HUMAN RESOURCES Employee this form to your medical provider. Section II must be fully completed by the health care provider Department/College name: Campus Phone: I authorize my health care provider to complete this form and provide

Eirinaki, Magdalini

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Normative Agents in Health Care: Uses and Challenges  

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Normative Agents in Health Care: Uses and Challenges Javier V´azquez-Salceda institute;Normative Agents in Health Care: Uses and Challenges Javier V´azquez-Salceda 1 Abstract. The use of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) in health-care domains is increasing. Such Agent-mediated Medical Systems are designed

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Rhodes Hall Ross Heart Hospital  

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Emergency 315 315 26 Rhodes Hall Ross Heart Hospital James Cancer Hospital Martha Morehouse.m. James Cancer Hospital 7:10 a.m. Rhodes Hall 7:13 a.m. Ross Heart Hospital 7:15 a.m. Martha Morehouse

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Incidence, pathogens and resistance patterns of nosocomial infections at a rural hospital in Gabon  

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Nosocomial infections pose substantial risk to patients receiving care in hospitals. In Africa, this problem is aggravated by inadequate infection control due to poor hygiene, resource and structural constraints,...

Micha Scherbaum; Katrin Ksters; Raymund Egid Mrbeth

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonprofit Hospitals Approach to Community Health Needs Assessment: A Mixed Methods Study  

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Nonprofit hospitals are tax exempt but must demonstrate community benefit to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to maintain this status. In attempts to improve accountability, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 includes a...

Pennel, Cara LeAnne

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - al hospital rural Sample Search Results  

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search results for: al hospital rural Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 RESPONDING TO RURAL HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE UNITED STATES: THE GEOGRAPHY OF EMERGENCY CARE AND TELEMEDICAL...

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Evaluation of Miscellaneous and Electronic Device Energy Use in Hospitals  

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(MELs) consume about one-third of the primary energy used in U.S. buildings, and their energy use by MELs in 2008. This paper presents methods and challenges for estimating medical MELs energy consumption1 Evaluation of Miscellaneous and Electronic Device Energy Use in Hospitals Douglas R

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Short report Doctors leaving 12 tertiary hospitals in Iraq, 20042007q  

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Short report Doctors leaving 12 tertiary hospitals in Iraq, 2004­2007q Gilbert M. Burnham a 21205, USA b Al Mustansiriya, Baghdad, Iraq a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Available online 6 June 2009 Keywords: Iraq Doctors Violence Doctor migration Hospitals Medical workforce a b s t r a c

Scharfstein, Daniel

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2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building FAQs  

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FAQs Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | FAQs Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 How were the data collected for this study? These data were collected with the 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). See the 2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building Methodology Report for details. Why are you publishing estimates only for large hospitals and not the rest of the commercial building population? A majority of the 2007 CBECS buildings were sampled from a frame that used a less expensive experimental method to update the 2003 frame for new construction. After careful analysis, EIA determined that the buildings sampled from this experimental frame were not representative of the commercial building population and therefore the 2007 CBECS sample as a

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Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy  

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Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money September 4, 2012 - 2:57pm Addthis Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System. Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System.

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Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy  

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Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money September 4, 2012 - 2:57pm Addthis Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System. Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System.

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Contained nomadic information environments: Technology, organization, and environment influences on adoption of hospital RFID patient tracking  

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This paper reports on a case study of adoption of a contained nomadic information environment, exemplified by the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to keep track of hospital patients. The technology, organization, and environment (TOE) framework ... Keywords: Case study, Health care, Hospital, Nomadic information environments, Patient tracking, Qualitative research, Radio frequency identification

Qing Cao, Donald R. Jones, Hong Sheng

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid Changes for Academic Medical Centers  

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...unlikely that the new Republican Congress will alleviate these anxieties. Thus, in the short term, these centers will be greatly influenced by the invisible hand of the marketplace and by state efforts to enact reforms. Given the rapidity of change in most regions, many academic medical centers will be... With the rapid growth of managed care and the demise of comprehensive health care reform, most academic medical centers now seem to recognize that they can no longer operate as specialty-driven institutions largely divorced from trends that favor lower ...

Iglehart J.K.

1995-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Stanford University Collection: Biology and Medicine 3 Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans Summary: are...

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Bioengineering Group Collection: Biology and Medicine 70 LEADERSHIP FORUM "Health Care Reform -Leadership in a Time of Chaos" Summary: Medical School 25 Shattuck Street,...

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Re-Engineering a Medical Devices Management Software System: The Web Approach  

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The primary aim of a hospital Clinical Engineering Department (CED) is to ensure a safe and cost-effective operation of the medical devices. In order to achieve this goal, it needs to implement and establish a comprehensive biomedical technology management ... Keywords: Clinical Engineering, Maintenance, Medical Devices Inventory, Medical Equipment Management System, Quality Assurance

P.G. Malataras, Z.B. Bliznakov, N.E. Pallikarakis

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract OT2-5-02: Randomized trial evaluating a coordinated survivorship care program for early stage breast cancer  

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...of survivorship care plans to improve the quality...and survivorship care plan shared with the patient...year) compared with standard follow-up care. Participants...and medical record review is performed at the end...care program compared to standard follow-up care on patients...

KJ Ruddy; EL Baker; H Guo; MJ Goldstein; EP Winer; LN Shulman; and AH Partridge

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Appendix B: Parent Permission to Give Medication  

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Handout 2.4 Handout 2.4 Written Medication Consent Form This is a double-sided form Updated 10-04 * This form must be completed in a language in which the child care provider is literate. * One form must be completed for each medication. Multiple medications cannot be listed on one consent form. LICENSED AUTHORIZED PRESCRIBER MUST COMPLETE THIS SECTION (#1 - #18) (Parents may complete #1- #17 (omit #18) for over-the-counter topical ointments, sunscreen and topically applied insect repellent) 1. Child's first and last name: 2. Date of birth: 3. Child's known allergies:

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Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in Acute-Care Settings  

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...ventilation systems. It is recommended that HCWs wear personal respiratory protection when entering...areas (57, 361). These patients should wear masks when outside inpatient rooms in order...83: 709-718. 298 Shojania, K. G., B. W. Duncan, K. M. McDonald, R. M. Wachter...

Emily R. M. Sydnor; Trish M. Perl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Outcomes for Maternal Hospital Care in California, 1999-2001  

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Vital Statistics ( VS) birth certificate records submittedstatistics records (birth certificates) from each delivery,of both databases. Birth certificates are not available to

Romano, Patrick S; Xing, Guibo; Yasmeen, S; Mahendra, Geeta; Farley, Teresa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in Acute-Care Settings  

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...assessment (ICRA) before construction, renovation, or maintenance...prevention, facility design, construction, ventilation, and heating and air-conditioning systems...ICRA for all renovation and construction projects (6, 281). This...

Emily R. M. Sydnor; Trish M. Perl

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebuilding it Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Brochure) (Revised)  

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Kiowa County Memorial Hospital Kiowa County Memorial Hospital The original Kiowa County Hospital was destroyed in the tornado and rebuilt green. In fact, the hospital's design team took one of the most energy-intensive building types and designed a first-of-its kind energy-efficient hospital, while still meeting functional and safety requirements. The 50,000 square-foot building includes 15 acute-care beds, rural health and specialty clinics, an emergency department with two trauma rooms, physical/occu- pational therapy and radiology departments, a laboratory, and other support areas. The new hospital in Greensburg is projected to achieve more than 40% energy savings when compared to a hospital built to standard code thanks to features such as an on-site wind turbine. REBUILDING IT BETTER: GREENSBURG, KANSAS

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"Medical robotics: where we come from, where we are and where we could go" Jocelyne Troccaz, CNRS Research Director  

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"Medical robotics: where we come from, where we are and where we could go" Jocelyne Troccaz, CNRS Research Director TIMC laboratory ­ CNRS ­ Grenoble University and Hospital Medical robotics can be split in subfields depending on who has to be assisted by a robot; it can be: - The hospital: for instance

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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John Dempsey Hospital John Dempsey Hospital Patient Safety Plan  

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, analysis and reduction of healthcare risk · Promotion of a culture of safety · Achievement of governmental1 John Dempsey Hospital John Dempsey Hospital Patient Safety Plan 2012-2013 Dates Revised: 11/2003, 6/2005, 7/2006, 7/2009, 10/2010, 9/2011, 10/03/2012 Reviewed/Approved: Hospital QRM /Patient Safety

Oliver, Douglas L.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - area health care Sample Search Results  

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Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: area health care Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Support medical residents and health sciences...

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Prevalence of Unmet Health Care Needs and Description of Health Careseeking Behavior Among  

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Prevalence of Unmet Health Care Needs and Description of Health Care­seeking Behavior Among in the state's history. This study aims to identify unmet medical needs and health care­seeking patterns covered demographics; needs following the wildfires (shelter, food, water, and health care); acute health

Scharfstein, Daniel

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TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (TOUR)  

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TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (TOUR) Bachelor of Commerce Degree The tourism industry & conferences, adventure tourism, travel trade, and tourism services. The Tourism and Hospitality concentration integrates general management concepts with the professional knowledge that is required by the tourism

Calgary, University of

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Charlton House Hospitality Menu Selector  

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£1.40 per litre Soft Drinks: (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta) 80p per can #12;HOSPITALITY BREAKFASTS

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For more information please visit the programme website: http://www.ictp.it/programmes/mmp.aspx MASTER'S OF ADVANCED STUDIES IN MEDICAL PHYSICS  

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- Radiobiology - Radiation Physics - Radiation Dosimetry - Physics of Nuclear Medicine - Medical Physics Imaging in radiotherapy, diagnostic and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation protection in a hospital

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South Columbia Street (Main Hospital)  

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W est N ew Mason Farm R oad di M anning Drive Drive Deck Cardinal Hospital NC Neuro- Infirmary NC 2 East Wing Patient Support Wing Parking Dogwood Deck UNC HOSPITALS Children's NC Memorial NC Women's cal South Columbia Street wood Dri Pit D rive Drive West ve (Main Hospital) Old Tarrson Brauer Dental

Whitton, Mary C.

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South Columbia Street (Main Hospital)  

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W est N ew Mason Farm R oad di M anning Drive Drive Deck Cardinal Hospital NC Neuro- Infirmary NC 2 Wing Patient Support Wing Parking Dogwood Deck UNC HOSPITALS Children's NC Memorial NC Women's cal South Columbia Street wood Dri Pit D rive Drive West ve (Main Hospital) Old Brauer Tarrson Koury Oral

Doyle, Martin

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South Columbia Street (Main Hospital)  

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W est New Mason Farm Road M anning Drive Drive Deck Cardinal Hospital NC Neuro- Infirmary NC 2nd Wing Patient Support Wing Parking Dogwood Deck UNC HOSPITALS Children's NC Memorial NC Women's cal South Columbia Street wood Dri P Drive Drive West ve (Main Hospital) Old Tarrson Brauer Dental Research

Whitton, Mary C.

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S6-3: Influence of Hospital Factors, Physician Factors and Type of Health Insurance on Receipt of Immediate Postmastectomy Reconstruction in Young Women with Breast Cancer.  

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...San Antonio, TX S6-3: Influence of Hospital Factors, Physician Factors and Type...evaluated the association of demographic, hospital, physician and insurance factors with...that samples more than 500 acute-care hospitals throughout the United States that contribute...

DL Hershman; AI Neugut; CA Richards; K Kalinsky; AS Charles; JD Wright

2012-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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In January 2014, the entire country will implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA,  

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, or Health Care Reform). University Human Resources is making many changes to the UVa Health Plan in response even as the health care landscape changes. We also want to give you a heads-up on some of these changes and hospitals as the current health programs. · Tax-free savings to pay for eligible health care expenses today

Acton, Scott

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Medical (Visual) Information Retrieval  

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This text gives a broad overview of the domain of visual medical information retrieval and medical information analysis/search in general. The goal is to describe the specifics of medical information analysis ...

Henning Mller

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation | Department of  

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Former Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Program implementation focuses on four specific activities, which are: Outreach: Identify and notify eligible DOE workers about FWP medical screening services. Medical Screening: Provide medical screening exams that are designed to check for health conditions related to occupational exposures to former workers who choose to participate in the program, including a re-screen exam every three years. Communicating Results: Provide exam results to participants, as well as information regarding any conditions that may require follow-up medical care with their personal physicians or specialists, and provide information regarding possible compensation for work-related illnesses. Follow-up care

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The Imminent Healthcare and Emergency Care Crisis in Japan  

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ku, Tokyo 170-8445 Japan. Email: cpr119@coral.ocn.ne.jpEmergency Care Crisis in Japan 2. Organization for EconomicAccessed March 11, 2008. 3. Japan Medical Association .

Suzuki, Tetsuji; Nishida, Masamichi; Suzuki, Yuriko; Kobayashi, Kunio

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of miscellaneous and electronic device energy use in hospitals  

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Miscellaneous and electronic loads (MELs) consume about one-third of the primary energy used in US buildings, and their energy use is increasing faster than other end-uses. In healthcare facilities, 30% of the annual electricity was used by MELs in 2008. This paper presents methods and challenges for estimating medical MELs energy consumption along with estimates of energy use in a hospital by combining device-level metered data with inventories and usage information. An important finding is that common, small devices consume large amounts of energy in aggregate and should not be ignored when trying to address hospital energy use.

Douglas R. Black; Steven M. Lanzisera; Judy Lai; Richard E. Brown; Brett C. Singer

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deploying An Electronic Medical Record System in Rural Rwanda  

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Deploying An Electronic Medical Record System in Rural Rwanda Yaw Anokwa1 , Christian Allen2 asked Partners in Health to help build a national health care system. A small town named Rwinkwavu was chosen as the home of one of the first comprehensive health care systems in Africa. To help manage

Anderson, Richard

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Bullfrog Care  

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Bullfrog Care Bullfrog Care Name: Susan Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: My son Noah, 9, has a bullfrog that he acquired from a catfish pond just outside of Cape Girardeau, MO. He brought it back to SD after a trip to relatives in Oct., 1999. The frog lives in an acquarium in Noah's bedroom. We feed him crickets (dozen at a time) 1 to 2 times per week. We change his water weekly (about 1 inch.) He has a foam pad and a couple smooth big rocks he sits on. We keep the acquarium light on him during the daytime, for warmth. Two days ago, he did not eat his crickets in his usual gobble em up fashion. This evening, we noticed brown spots on his otherwise greenish brown skin. Noah is wondering if he has "frog pox." His father and I are wondering if he is sick. What do you recommend? We can't let him go in the winter. Noah is devoted to keeping him as a pet, so we have a commitment here. Thank you for any help you might give us.

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The role of foot self-care behavior on developing foot ulcers in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy: A prospective study  

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AbstractBackground Although foot self-care behavior is viewed as beneficial for the prevention of diabetic foot ulceration, the effect of foot self-care behavior on the development of diabetic foot ulcer has received little empirical investigation. Objective To explore the relationship between foot self-care practice and the development of diabetic foot ulcers among diabetic neuropathy patients in northern Taiwan. Methods A longitudinal study was conducted at one medical center and one teaching hospital in northern Taiwan. Participants A total of 295 diabetic patients who lacked sensitivity to a monofilament were recruited. Five subjects did not provide follow-up data; thus, only the data of 290 subjects were analyzed. The mean age was 67.0 years, and 72.1% had six or fewer years of education. Methods Data were collected by a modified version of the physical assessment portion of the Michigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument and the Diabetes Foot Self-Care Behavior Scale. Cox regression was used to analyze the predictive power of foot self-care behaviors. Results A total of 29.3% (n=85) of diabetic neuropathy patients developed a diabetic foot ulcer by the one-year follow-up. The total score on the Diabetes Foot Self-Care Behavior Scale was significantly associated with the risk of developing foot ulcers (HR=1.04, 95% CI=1.011.07, p=0.004). After controlling for the demographic variables and the number of diabetic foot ulcer hospitalizations, however, the effect was non-significant (HR=1.03, 95% CI=1.001.06, p=0.061). Among the foot self-care behaviors, lotion-applying behavior was the only variable that significantly predicted the occurrence of diabetic foot ulcer, even after controlling for demographic variables and diabetic foot ulcer predictors (neuropathy severity, number of diabetic foot ulcer hospitalizations, insulin treatment, and peripheral vascular disease; HR=1.19, 95% CI=1.041.36, p=0.012). Conclusions Among patients with diabetic neuropathy, foot self-care practice may be insufficient to prevent the occurrence of diabetic foot ulcer. Instead, lotion-applying behavior predicted the occurrence of diabetic foot ulcers in diabetic patients with neuropathy. Further studies are needed to explore the mechanism of lotion-applying behavior as it relates to the occurrence of diabetic foot ulcer.

Yen-Fan Chin; Jersey Liang; Woan-Shyuan Wang; Brend Ray-Sea Hsu; Tzu-Ting Huang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Aspects of Reliability  

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This presentation covers the medical evaluation as part of a human reliability program, particularly the various medical qualifications and potential disqualifiers.

Atencio, Julian J.

2014-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Eligibility for Medi-Cal and the Health Insurance Exchange in California under  

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Eligibility for Medi-Cal and the Health Insurance Exchange in California under the Affordable Care) will expand access to coverage and make health care more affordable for low- and middle-income Californians version of "Eligibility for Medi-Cal and the Health Insurance Exchange in California under Federal Health

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolates from the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Meningitis Patients at Six Fever Hospitals in Egypt  

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...Meningitis Patients at Six Fever Hospitals in Egypt Robert C. Cooksey 1 Corresponding author...University School of Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt. 1 Charles L. Woodley 1 David Sikes 1...Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates...

Robert C. Cooksey; Said H. Abbadi; Charles L. Woodley; David Sikes; Momtaz Wasfy; Jack T. Crawford; Frank Mahoney

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center  

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The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) is an energy efficient organization. UM BWMCs Green Health Committee is made up of hospital leaders, managers, nurses and...

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Large-scale consensus clustering and data ownership considerations for medical applications  

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An intersection of events has led to a massive increase in the amount of medical data being collected from patients inside and outside the hospital. These events include the development of new sensors, the continuous ...

Ezeozue, Chidube Donald

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IT adoption in hospitals : social networking, governance and the clockspeed of change  

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The healthcare industry is expanding swiftly and total healthcare expenditures are expected to reach 18% of GDP by 2008. However there exist steep variances in quality of care and high incidences of medical error. This has ...

Samarth, Chandrika N. (Chandrika Nayantara)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Equitable Access to Care How the United States Ranks Internationally  

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...but did not visit the doctor because of cost, did not fill prescriptions or skipped doses of medications because of cost, or did not get recommended tests, treatments, or follow-up care because of cost. Indeed, the United States ranks last among the 11 countries in terms of financial access to care for... In a survey of adults in 11 high-income countries, the United States ranks last on measures of financial access to care as well as of availability of care on nights and weekends. Uninsured Americans are particularly likely to report encountering barriers to care.

Davis K.; Ballreich J.

2014-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Adding a Medical Lexicon to an English Parser Peter Szolovits, PhD  

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in the Emergency Department of a large urban tertiary care pediatric hospital (ED), the Link Grammar Parser (LP) [3 summaries, radiology and pathology notes, etc., are nevertheless stored simply as text. 2 This assumes

Szolovits, Peter

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Hospital Renovations | Department of Energy  

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Hospital Renovations Hospital Renovations Hospital Renovations October 16, 2013 - 4:53pm Addthis Renewable Energy Options for Hospital Renovations Solar Water Heating Geothermal Heat Pumps Biomass Heating Photovoltaics (PV) Hospitals have a range of energy needs that vary from a typical building, and a number of renewable energy options may make more sense for a hospital, including process and biomass heating, photovoltaics (PV), and sustainability. Process Heating Options When a facility requires process heat, there are a number of renewable energy options. High-temperature solar water heating can provide process-level steam or heat, or a traditional solar water heating system or a geothermal heat pumps can be used to pre-heat the fluid to reduce energy requirements to reach necessary temperatures.

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Health and Pre-Professional Health care is currently Canada's  

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Health and Pre-Professional Health care is currently Canada's second-largest service industry. In addition to traditional health-related roles (e.g., physician, nurse, dentist, pharmacist), a wealth of new health care careers are opening as a result of recent scientific, medical and technological advances

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Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in the United States in 2007 Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 Hospitals consume large amounts of energy because of how they are run and the many people that use them. They are open 24 hours a day; thousands of employees, patients, and visitors occupy the buildings daily; and sophisticated heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems control the temperatures and air flow. In addition, many energy intensive activities occur in these buildings: laundry, medical and lab equipment use, sterilization, computer and server use, food service, and refrigeration. The 2003 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) data showed

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Medical Applications of Non-Medical Research  

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Applications Applications Medical Applications of Non of Non - - Medical Research Medical Research Applications Derived from Applications Derived from BES BES - - Supported Research Supported Research and Research at BES Facilities and Research at BES Facilities Office of Basic Energy Sciences Office of Energy Research * U.S. Department of Energy July 1998 i Table of Contents The Office of Basic Energy Sciences ..............................................................................................1 1. DISEASE DIAGNOSIS.............................................................................................................1 Thin-Film Lithium Batteries for Biomedical Applications (ORNL)......................................1 Positron Emission Tomography (BNL)

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Distributed Generation Study/Wyoming County Community Hospital | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wyoming County Community Hospital Wyoming County Community Hospital < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Warsaw, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF L36GSID Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 1 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 560 kW0.56 MW 560,000 W 560,000,000 mW 5.6e-4 GW 5.6e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 1000000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/09/26

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Healthcare Energy: State University of New York Upstate Medical University East Wing  

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The Building Technologies Office conducted a healthcare energy end-use monitoring project in partnership with two hospitals. This page contains highlights from monitoring at the the East Wing, a hospital building addition at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.

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Economic Implications of Hip Fracture: Health Service Use, Institutional Care and Cost in Canada  

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...As the burden of illness associated with hip fracture extends beyond the initial hospitalization, a longitudinal 1 year cohort study was used to analyze levels of health service use, institutional care and the...

M. E. Wiktorowicz; R. Goeree; A. Papaioannou; J. D. Adachi

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anesthesia care mac Sample Search Results  

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AnnuAl RepoRt AnesthesiA AnnuAl RepoRt 2009-2010 | 1 Summary: -toronto General hospital evaluating preoperative anesthesia care in ontario at a population-based level ...

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Using prediction to facilitate patient flow in a health care delivery chain  

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A health care delivery chain is a series of treatment steps through which patients flow. The Emergency Department (ED)/Inpatient Unit (IU) chain is an example chain, common to many hospitals. Recent literature has suggested ...

Peck, Jordan S. (Jordan Shefer)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute elderly care Sample Search Results  

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Hospital to Home Improves the Health of Elderly with Heart Failure, Cuts Costs... to the Health Care System A new study shows that when elderly heart-failure patients receive...

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Chapter 1 - Greene v. Holy Spirit Hospital  

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A young female employee of the Holy Spirit Hospital was abducted from the parking ramp, taken to an isolated area not far from the hospital, forcibly raped, and, during the rape, strangled to death and her body abandoned. The hospital was sued by the victims surviving family members. The lawsuit alleged the hospitals security program was negligent and inadequate.

Charles A. Sennewald

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative Effectiveness and Health Care Spending Implications for Reform  

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...correlation at the aggregate level between health spending and outcomes does not disprove the existence of a positive association within a hospital or other health care delivery organization. Moreover, a negative association does not imply that more spending is harmful. That said, there are undoubtedly... In this Sounding Board article, the authors argue that health care costs can be reduced without a negative effect on quality by reducing spending on interventions that are not cost-effective.

Weinstein M.C.; Skinner J.A.

2010-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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The emergence of care robotics A patent and publication analysis  

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Engineering and Automation (IPA), Germany. The third generation has a grappler in the back and a tray in the front. It can detect obstacles, move around and avoid them. Having the appearance of a robotic butler this machine fulfills a repertoire... of transporting functions. For instance, it delivers water to residents in senior homes or hospitals. The care robot identifies, approaches and talks to its customers. It documents its work and allows doctors and care takers to analysis that data (e...

Goeldner, Moritz; Herstatt, Cornelius; Tietze, Frank

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition  

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Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition Family FMLA protections because of a need for leave to care for a covered family member with a serious health condition to submit a medical certification issued by the health care provider of the covered family member

Myers, Lawrence C.

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Biomedical Ethics & Medical Humanities  

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List Sample Elective Courses Arts & Humanities Medical Scholars: Student Projects #12;2 What is BEMHBEMH Biomedical Ethics & Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration Stanford University School? The Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration is part of the new initiative at Stanford

Ford, James

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Analysis and optimization of the Emergency Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center via simulation  

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We develop a simulation model based on patient data from 2/1/05 to 1/31/06 that represents the operations of the Emergency Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard teaching hospital and a leading medical ...

Noyes, Clay W

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Being Interactive Health Care  

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Being Interactive Treating Health Care T he numbers are staggering. In a chilling report, the U care, training staff, and accrediting staff and health-care facilities, which involve determin- ing.ahrq.gov/clinic/ptsafety/summary.htm). Pressures on Health Care To come up with a credible approach for improv- ing patient safety, we need

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Determinants of Hospital's Financial Liquidity  

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Abstract The purpose of the articles is to identify key factors that may affect the level of hospital's liquidity ratio. Weve posed four research hypotheses, assuming that, the level of financial liquidity in hospitals depends on several factors (number of beds, annual income per bed, profitability ratios, debt ratio). Weve found that: 1) there is a positive relationship between debt ratio and liquidity and profitability ratio and liquidity 2) the relationship between the size of the hospital and the financial liquidity is not statistically significant. In the study weve use statistical tools: Pearson's correlation coefficient, T-Student's test with Cohran-Cox's correction.

Agnieszka Bem; Katarzyna Pr?dkiewicz; Pawe? Pr?dkiewicz; Paulina Ucieklak-Je?

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Sterile Processing | GE Global Research  

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Researches Use of Robots for Hospital Sterile Processing GE Researches Use of Robots for Hospital Sterile Processing GE principal investigator Lynn DeRose discusses the robotic...

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Medical Facilities With Experience Evaluating CBD  

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/25/11 /25/11 Medical Facilities With Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease Cleveland Clinic Foundation Raid Dweik, M.D., FACP, F.C.C.P. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 9500 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44195 Contact: Jessica Phone: 216-445-5763 East Tennessee Pulmonary Associates R. Hal Hughes, M.D. East Tennessee Pulmonary Associates 800 Oak Ridge Turnpike Oak Ridge, TN 37830-9657 Phone: 865-483-3594 Philip Harber, M.D. 7230 Medical Center Drive, Ste 300 West Hills, CA 91307 Contact: Samantha Phone: 310-433-5342 Harborview Medical Center University of Washington Jordan Firestone, M.D.; Victor VanHee, M.D.; Szerre Vedal, M.D.; David Bonauto, M.D.; or June Spector, M.D. Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program Box 359739

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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health facilities able to install carefully planned, well constructed solar energy systems may be spared the worst hard- ships of fossil fuel

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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Health Resources Administration. "Solar Energy for HealthResources Administration. This booklet is designed to help health care administrators prepare to use solar energy

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parkland Health Care Campus  

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Total qty. Platinum level: 3 These are projects that have been certified via LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) or LEED for Healthcare. Source USGBC Kiowa County Memorial Hospital OHSU Ctr for Health nd Healing Dell Children?s Hospital ESL... Total qty. Platinum level: 3 These are projects that have been certified via LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) or LEED for Healthcare. Source USGBC Kiowa County Memorial Hospital OHSU Ctr for Health nd Healing Dell Children?s Hospital ESL...

Jones, W., Sr.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of the Integration of Interstitial Building Spaces on Costs and Time of Facility Maintenance for U.S. Army Hospitals  

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The U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has used the interstitial building system (IBS) as a design component for some of the hospitals in its healthcare infrastructure portfolio. Department of Defense (DoD) leadership is aware of increases...

Leveridge, Autumn Tamara

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond Occupational Differences: The Importance of Cross-cutting Demographics and Dyadic Toolkits for Collaboration in a U.S. Hospital  

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We use data from a 12-month ethnographic study of two medical-surgical units in a U.S. hospital to examine how members from different occupations can collaborate with one another in their daily work despite differences in ...

DiBenigno, Julia Marie

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University of Michigan Student Organizations Atraves is a student organization dedicated to promoting social justice and providing health care in  

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to promoting social justice and providing health care in Barrio Camilo Ortega, located in Managua, Nicaragua the liberty to directly target global health disparities and the opportunity to mobilize reform. Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) To provide access to medical care for the millions

Eustice, Ryan

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Airborne transmission of disease in hospitals  

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...current hospital environment and review the...mechanical and civil engineers, and mathematicians...and mechanical engineers) who have the...on the hospital environment. The hospital...current hospital environment and review the...mechanical and civil engineers, and mathematicians...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing Nurse and Medical Assistant Perceived Needs Prior to Implementation of Expanded Web-based Training in Physician Clinics  

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Unlicensed Medical Assistant M Median n Sample Size N Population RN Registered Nurse SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats TMF Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics Vets Veterans WBT Web-based Training xi TABLE... collection. A total of 239 nurses and medical assistants within the Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics dispersed throughout east, north east and north central Texas participated. The participants shared knowledge and behaviors common...

Hopkins, Pamela Jean Clinton

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos  

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Commercial Buildings Commercial Buildings Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities Partner with DOE Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Alliance

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  

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... THE reputation of the Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded upon the inspired endeavours of a few great men, and ... are interested in the history of medical education. There are many strong ties between the Johns Hopkins and Great Britain- probably the greatest of which was its gift to us ...

E. ASHWORTH UNDERWOOD

1947-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL, UMG/UCHP  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL, UMG/UCHP ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL a policy and procedure for the determination and handling of University of Connecticut Heath Center's (UCHC provides a reduced cost rate for medically necessary services incurred by State of Connecticut legal

Oliver, Douglas L.

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SECTION 2 -HOSPITAL SALARY (salary paid to the employee by the hospital) SECTION 1 -PERSONAL DETAILS  

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SECTION 2 - HOSPITAL SALARY (salary paid to the employee by the hospital) SECTION 1 - PERSONAL to Advertise via eRecruitment in conjunction with this document. Position Title Appointment Term Hospital - HOSPITAL SUPERANNUATION A base hospital salary amount (including a supplementary clinical loading) plus

Tobar, Michael

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Outbreak of Pichia anomala Infection in the Pediatric Service of a Tertiary-Care Center in Northern India  

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...intensified hospital-wide health education campaign with poster displays, formal lectures...be controlled after a health education campaign to improve hand-washing...Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012...

A. Chakrabarti; K. Singh; A. Narang; S. Singhi; R. Batra; K. L. N. Rao; P. Ray; S. Gopalan; S. Das; V. Gupta; A. K. Gupta; S. M. Bose; M. M. McNeil

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Adult Routine Physical This health plan covers routine physical exams furnished by a General Hospital, Community  

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covered related services). 1 #12;Pediatric Routine Physical This health plan covers routine pediatric careAdult Routine Physical This health plan covers routine physical exams furnished by a General Hospital, Community Health Center, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife or Independent Lab

Oppo, Delia W.

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Implementing AccountableCare  

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Implementing AccountableCare Organizations POLICYBRIEF MAY2010 ADVANCING NATIONAL HEALTH REFORMPolicyandClinicalPractice #12;i Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security|Implementing Accountable Care to implement the newly-minted comprehensive healthcare reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care

Kammen, Daniel M.

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HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION  

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HEALTH CARE COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATION 5780 Lincoln Drive · Suite 120 · Minneapolis, MN 55436 · 888 of the following document, "Evaluating and Improving a Compliance Program, A Resource for Health care Board Members, Health care Executives and Compliance Officers." This resource is now available to all HCCA members

Leistikow, Bruce N.

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UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AND CAMPUS RECREATION CAMPS HEALTH HISTORY AND MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION FORM  

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UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AND CAMPUS RECREATION CAMPS HEALTH HISTORY AND MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION FORM cooperation. HEALTH HISTORY Please check below those that apply and give approximate dates where applicable, please explain_______________________________________ 6. Is your child currently under the regular care

Thomas, Andrew

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acutely hospitalised medical Sample Search...  

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results for: acutely hospitalised medical Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Arch Womens Ment Health . Author manuscript Care in a mother-baby psychiatric unit: analysis of separation...

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Model of medical supply demand and astronaut health for long-duration human space flight  

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The medical care of space crews is the primary limiting factor in the achievement of long-duration space missions. (Nicogossian 2003) The goal of this thesis was to develop a model of long-duration human space flight ...

Assad, Albert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating parallel relational databases for medical data analysis.  

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Hospitals have always generated and consumed large amounts of data concerning patients, treatment and outcomes. As computers and networks have permeated the hospital environment it has become feasible to collect and organize all of this data. This raises naturally the question of how to deal with the resulting mountain of information. In this report we detail a proof-of-concept test using two commercially available parallel database systems to analyze a set of real, de-identified medical records. We examine database scalability as data sizes increase as well as responsiveness under load from multiple users.

Rintoul, Mark Daniel; Wilson, Andrew T.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Robots Surgical Assistants  

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1 Medical Robots Surgical Assistants · Efficacy of Procedure ­ Accuracy ­ Longevity ­ Invasiveness · Augment human capabilities ­ Enabling new procedures ­ Time under anaesthetic #12;2 Surgical Robots) ­ Sensei (Hansen Medical) Autonomous Surgical Robots Robodoc.com #12;3 Guided Surgical Robots Makosurgical

Pulfrey, David L.

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New Program: NIH Medical  

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at a medical, dental, or veterinary school in the U.S. · Not currently enrolled in a combined professional In good standing at a medical, dental, or veterinary school Not currently enrolled in a combined://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20000320/p6071, for further information. Joint Initiative ­ Interventional Radiology · Joint initiative

Bushman, Frederic

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HIV Injustice in Libya Scapegoating Foreign Medical Professionals  

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...-Fateh Children's Hospital in Benghazi, Libya, that peaked in 1998 has been studied in detail by international experts, who have pored over patient charts, tested hundreds of blood samples to characterize the virus, and observed patient care activities at the hospital. All have concluded that the outbreak... On December 19, a Libyan court is scheduled to announce its verdict in the trial of five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor who have languished in prison for 8 years on charges that they intentionally injected more than 400 Libyan children with ...

Rosenthal E.

2006-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Same-Hospital Readmission Rates to Estimate All-Hospital Readmission Rates  

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Background Since October of 2012, Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program has fined 2,200 hospitals a total of $500 million. Although the program penalizes readmission to any hospital, many institutions can only track readmissions to their own hospitals. We sought to determine the extent to which same-hospital readmission rates can be used to estimate all-hospital readmission rates after major surgery. Study Design We evaluated 3,940 hospitals treating 741,656 Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries undergoing CABG, hip fracture repair, or colectomy between 2006 and 2008. We used hierarchical logistic regression to calculate risk- and reliability-adjusted rates of 30-day readmission to the same hospital and to any hospital. We next evaluated the correlation between same-hospital and all-hospital rates. To analyze the impact on hospital profiling, we compared rankings based on same-hospital rates with those based on all-hospital rates. Results The mean risk- and reliability-adjusted all-hospital readmission rate was 13.2% (SD 1.5%) and mean same-hospital readmission rate was 8.4% (SD 1.1%). Depending on the operation, between 57% (colectomy) and 63% (CABG) of hospitals were reclassified when profiling was based on same-hospital readmission rates instead of on all-hospital readmission rates. This was particularly pronounced in the middle 3 quintiles, where 66% to 73% of hospitals were reclassified. Conclusions In evaluating hospital profiling under Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, same-hospital rates provide unstable estimates of all-hospital readmission rates. To better anticipate penalties, hospitals require novel approaches for accurately tracking the totality of their postoperative readmissions.

Andrew A. Gonzalez; Terry Shih; Justin B. Dimick; Amir A. Ghaferi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL VENTILATION STANDARDS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION: CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION OF HOSPITAL AIR. FINAL REPORT.  

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LBL-10475 EEB-Hosp 79-6 HOSPITAL VENTILATION STANDARDS ANDCHH1ICAL CONTAMINATION OF HOSPITAL AIR na 1 Report DavidMinnesota 55455 TWIN CITIES HOSPITAL VEtHILATION STANDARDS

Rainer, David

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thyroid Surgery in a District Hospital: A Vertical Program Embedded in a Rural Hospital  

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Within the context of rural facilities, Dr. Ramos and colleagues report on their experience performing thyroidectomy in a rural hospital in Ethiopia [3]. The locale, Gambo Rural Hospital, is a mission hospital ...

Thomas G. Weiser

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of the Transformation of the Veterans Affairs Health Care System on the Quality of Care  

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...Data from the External Peer Review Program are collected by abstracters trained by the West Virginia Medical Institute, a professional review organization with extensive experience and programs to ensure reliable and accurate data collection. Analyses of these data suggest high interrater reliability... To improve the efficiency and quality of care, in 1995, the Veterans Health Administration launched a program that included increased use of information technology, performance measurement and reporting, realigned payment policies, and integration of services. After the implementation of this program, the quality of preventive, acute, and long-term care substantially improved.

Jha A.K.Perlin J.B.Kizer K.W.Dudley R.A.

2003-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Past and Next 10 Years of Medical Informatics  

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More than 10 years ago Haux et al. tried to answer the question how health care provision will look like in the year 2013. A follow-up workshop was held in Braunschweig, Germany, for 2 days in May, 2013, with 20 invited international experts in biomedical ... Keywords: Health Services, Information Management, Medical Informatics

Frank ckert, Elske Ammenwerth, Carl Dujat, Andrew Grant, Reinhold Haux, Andreas Hein, Achim Hochlehnert, Petra Knaup-Gregori, Casimir Kulikowski, John Mantas, Victor Maojo, Michael Marschollek, Lincoln Moura, Maik Plischke, Rainer Rhrig, Jrgen Stausberg, Katsuhiko Takabayashi, Alfred Winter, Klaus-Hendrik Wolf, Arie Hasman

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Suffering in children: opinions from parents and health-care professionals  

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Alleviation of suffering is considered to be one of the important goals of medical interventions. Understanding of what constitutes suffering in children admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is l...

Willemien de Weerd; Donald van Tol; Marcel Albers

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HST.921 / HST.923 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2003  

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The healthcare system in the US has been in the midst of a rapid transition in response to changing trends and patterns of care. The growing emphasis on evidence-based medical practice, continuous quality improvement, ...

Locke, Steven E. (Steven Elliot)

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December 2009 ARMY MEDICAL LOGISTICS  

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FM 4-02.1 December 2009 ARMY MEDICAL LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public Medical Logistics Contents Page PREFACE...................................................................................................ix Chapter 1 OVERVIEW OF ARMY MEDICAL LOGISTICS................................................. 1-1 Section

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SU?AA?BRD?03: A New CARE and a New Focus  

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As you are aware we have a new administration and a new congress and health care reform is a priority of both. On July 15 2008 the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) was enacted making changes to the Medicare program. There has been a lot of confusion over MIPPA and how it relates to the goals we have for the CARE legislation (which stands for Consistency Accuracy Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (CARE) Act of 2009). Questions have been raised do we still need to pursue the CARE legislation. This session will review the relationship between MIPPA proposed CARE legislation and the overall AAPM and ACMP efforts to efforts to ensure that medical physics is performed by Qualified Medical Physicists.

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2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Affordable Care Act:  

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Affordable Care Act: Affordable Care Act: Preventive Services at 100% Preventive Care Services Covered Without Cost-sharing - Without Copay, Coinsurance or Deductible The Affordable Care Act requires non-grandfathered health plans and policies to provide coverage for "preventive care services" 1 without cost-sharing (such as coinsurance, deductible or copayment), when the member uses a network provider. Services may include screenings, immunizations, and other types of care, as recommended by the federal government. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is committed to implementing coverage changes to meet ACA requirements as well as the needs and expectations of our members. General Highlights of New Regulations * Applies to group health plans including insured and self-

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Healthcare Energy: Massachusetts General Hospital Gray Building  

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The Building Technologies Office conducted a healthcare energy end-use monitoring project in partnership with two hospitals. This page contains highlights from monitoring at the Gray Building at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Usability of Outdoor Spaces in Children's Hospitals  

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Researchers have studied the positive effect of healing outdoor environments on hospitalized children, their family members and staff's health and mood. Consequently many modern hospitals dedicate portions of their space to healing outdoor...

Pasha, Samira

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting Couple Therapy Dropouts in Veteran Administration Medical Centers  

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Administration (VA) hospital encounter unique challenges that differ from patients in other settings. One unique challenge faced by service members and veterans is the impact of deployment, which may contribute to the high prevalence of physical and mental... PREDICTING COUPLE THERAPY DROPOUTS IN VETERAN ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTERS A Dissertation by ANNIE CHU-CHING HSUEH Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

Hsueh, Annie

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital-Based Coalition to Improve Regional Surge Capacity  

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and Response. Report on the hospital preparedness program.ORIGINAL RESEARCH Hospital-Based Coalition to Improveoptimization of access to hospital beds is a limiting factor

Terndrup, Thomas E; Leaming, James M.; Adams, R Jerry; Adoff, Spencer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dermatology inpatient consultation in a Portuguese university hospital  

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Borrego L. Dermatologists in hospital wards: an 8-year studyConsultations in the Hospital Ward: The skin, andecreased costs for the hospital. We can conclude that non-

Fernandes, Iolanda Conde; Velho, Glria; Selores, Manuela

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pre-hospital Time Measures for Acute Stroke Patients  

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intubation (DFI) by pre- hospital personnel following itsstudy of reported pre- hospital data on number of patientsat intubation by pre- hospital personnel and meet the

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advance Care Planning Safeguards  

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Regardless of which goals of advance care planning are featured, safeguards, as reviewed in my article and by...5 we inadvertently may be doing harm.

J. Andrew Billings MD

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highland Hospital Human Resources Policy Manual  

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Highland Hospital Human Resources Policy Manual Policy Statements Policy #106 Reviewed: 04/26/12 POLICY: This Policy reaffirms Highland Hospital's commitment to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in employment and equal access to and treatment in Hospital programs and activities

Goldman, Steven A.

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Charing Cross Hospital Fulham Palace Road  

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Charing Cross Hospital Fulham Palace Road Fulham Cemetery Fulham High Street Putney Church Fulham Broadway West Brompton Empress State Building Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Victoria Coach Station Hall for London Aquarium and London Eye Roehampton Earl Spencer Roehampton Queen Mary's Hospital Barnes

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French Army Medical Services in the mid-nineteenth century: a medical history of the French Crimean expedition  

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throughout the war as one army's health went from pitiable to commendable while the other' s demonstrated an opposite trend. Most histories of the war concentrate on the British effort. The French did not have a Florence Nightingale; hence their medical... was generally more popular among British than among French doctors. Gaspard Scrive, Medecin-Principal of 7 the French expeditionary force, estimated that, in French hospitals in the Crimea, chloroform was used on 20, 000 operations. Furthermore, J. B. L...

Harbison, Burton Earl

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BioMedical Sciences BioMedical Sciences  

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BioMedical Sciences BioMedical Sciences As a professional working in the field of biomedical science, you'll perform essential tests that are vital to the well-being of our society. The BioMedical/Medical Laboratory Science, Cytotechnology, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health Microbiology. The Diagnostic

Saldin, Dilano

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Medical Education: Assessment in Medical Education  

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...Ideally, the assessment of competence (what the student or physician is able to do) should provide insight into actual performance (what he or she does habitually when not observed), as well as the capacity to adapt to change, find and generate new knowledge, and improve overall performance. Competence... This article in the Medical Education series provides a conceptual framework for and a brief update on commonly used and emerging methods of assessment, discusses the strengths and limitations of each method, and identifies several major challenges in assessing professional competence and performance.

Epstein R.M.

2007-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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college of hospitality, retail and sport management college of hospitality, retail and sport management  

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college of hospitality, retail and sport management #12;college of hospitality, retail and sport management "We believe in our vision: The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management prepares is represented by majors at the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM). That's a level

Almor, Amit

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SECTION 2 -HOSPITAL SALARY (salary paid to the employee by the hospital) SECTION 1 -PERSONAL DETAILS  

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SECTION 2 - HOSPITAL SALARY (salary paid to the employee by the hospital) SECTION 1 - PERSONAL with this document. Funding % Base Salary UWA % HOSPITAL % $ Private Practice Allowance $ Head of Department % Salary Level UWA % HOSPITAL % Base Salary $ Clinical Loading $ Head of School Allowance $ Other

Tobar, Michael

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P254: The hospital-acquired infections in regional hospital in Niger Tahoua  

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Nosocomial infection is a constant concern in hospital practices of our country. Morbidity, mortality...

H Djibo; M Kamay; A Baden

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bridging gaps in handoffs: A continuity of care based approach  

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Handoff among healthcare providers has been recognized as a major source of medical errors. Most prior research has often focused on the communication aspects of handoff, with limited emphasis on the overall handoff process, especially from a clinician ... Keywords: Communication, Critical care, Handoffs, Handovers, Information breakdowns, Information transfer, Resident sign-out

Joanna Abraham; Thomas G. Kannampallil; Vimla L. Patel

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation barriers to health care: assessing the Texas Medicaid program  

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for State Fiscal Year 2003 (Family of 3).......................................................................................................................... 66 10 Average Number of Medical and Dental Visits per Year: MTP Users and MTP Non... and common measures is accomplished by examining the actual delivery or utilization of health care services. Utilization is often examined in terms of patterns or rates of use of a single service or type of service. Physician visits and inpatient...

Borders, Stephen Boyce

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Page 1 of 4 Revised 7/11 Certification of Health Care Provider  

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Page 1 of 4 Revised 7/11 Certification of Health Care Provider (Family and Medical Leave Act is meant by a "serious health condition" under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Does the patient school or to perform other daily activities due to the serious health condition, treatment therefore

Meyers, Steven D.

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Best Practices in Social Media: Utilizing a Value Matrix to Assess Social Media's Impact on Health Care  

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This study examines the relationship of social media channel utilization (activity on blogs, content communities, and social networking sites, plus posting a social media policy) by health care organizations and the brand rating of those organizations, ... Keywords: ROI, health care, hospitals, social media, social media value matrix

Deirdre Mccaughey, Catherine Baumgardner, Andrew Gaudes, Dominique Larochelle, Kayla Jiaxin Wu, Tejal Raichura

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Martha Morehouse Pavilion James Cancer Hospital  

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Martha Morehouse Pavilion James Cancer Hospital Ross Heart Hospital Rhodes Hall MAP LEGEND Bus Stop 6:50 a.m. 5:50 p.m. Martha Morehouse Pavilion (to James Cancer Hospital) 7:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. James Cancer Hospital 6:50 a.m. 5:50 p.m. Rhodes Hall 6:53 a.m. 5:53 p.m. Ross Heart Hospital 6:55 a.m. 5:55 p

Howat, Ian M.

331

Disclosures due to Health Care Reform Changes Disclosure of Grandfather Status  

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Disclosures due to Health Care Reform Changes Disclosure of Grandfather Status UCSD Medical Center of the Affordable Care Act that apply to other plans. Grandfathered health plans must comply with certain other believes this health plan coverage is a "grandfathered health plan" under the Patient Protection

Gleeson, Joseph G.

332

Exploratory Use of Microaerosol Decontamination Technology (PAEROSOL) in Enclosed, Unoccupied Hospital Setting  

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The goal of this study was to validate the previously observed high biological kill performance of PAEROSOL, a semi-dry, micro-aerosol decontamination technology, against common HAI in a non-human subject trial within a hospital setting of Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington. In addition to validating the disinfecting efficacy of PAEROSOL, the objectives of the trial included a demonstration of PAEROSOL environmental safety, (i.e., impact to hospital interior materials and electronic equipment exposed during testing) and PAEROSOL parameters optimization for future deployment.

Rainina, Evguenia I.; McCune, D. E.; Luna, Maria L.; Cook, J. E.; Soltis, Michele A.; Demons, Samandra T.; Godoy-Kain, Patricia; Weston, J. H.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical applications of evolutionary computation  

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Keywords: cartesian genetic programming, evolutionary computation, genetic programming, mammography, medical applications, neurodegenerative diseases, parkinson's disease

Stephen L. Smith

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Medical Technology for Superior Patient  

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of electromagnetic interference, hazardous vapors, electrical power, and acoustic noise · Medical device integration

Hayden, Nancy J.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION residents) policy of the University of Connecticut Surgical Residency. This the same policy followed by other Capital Area Consortium teaching hospitals (Hartford Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Connecticut

Oliver, Douglas L.

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ClinicCommunity Linkages for High-Value Care  

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...including an advanced electronic health record (EHR), can facilitate measurement of quality of care and outcomes for the delivery system's patient population according to their community of residence as determined with geocoding techniques. Using the patient population cared for by an integrated physician... A key strategy for improving population health is linking delivery systems, communities, and patients in an integrated effort, in part by reporting and acting on clinical performance measures at the community level, rather than at the level of hospitals or physicians.

Sequist T.D.; Taveras E.M.

2014-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

337

Medical Professionalism in Society  

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...-dollar industry and those who seek greater government regulation. Physicians, feeling trapped between these camps, are turning to unionization and other tactics. In the first half of this century, medical professionalism was generally understood according to the structuralfunctional approach of Talcott... Today, at the dawn of a new century, genuine medical professionalism is in peril. Increasing-ly, physicians encounter perverse financial incentives, fierce market competition, and the erosion of patients' trust,17 yet most physicians are ill equipped to ...

Wynia M.K.Latham S.R.Kao A.C.Berg J.W.Emanuel L.L.

1999-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Handbook of Medical Psychiatry  

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The title of this book is something of a misnomer. At nearly 1000 pages, with 130 contributors, this is not the kind of "handbook" that will fit into the side pocket of one's laboratory coat. Moreover, the term "medical psychiatry," as used here, appears to delineate content that most cognoscenti would... The title of this book is something of a misnomer. At nearly 1000 pages, with 130 contributors, this is not the kind of handbook that will fit into the side pocket of one's laboratory coat. Moreover, the term medical psychiatry, as used here, appears ...

Price L.H.

2004-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

339

Peer review of medical practices: missed opportunities to learn  

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Appropriately conducted peer review of medical practices provides the greatest opportunity for health care professionals to learn from their mistakes and improve the quality and safety of health care. But in practice, peer review has not been an effective learning tool because it is subjective and irreproducible. Physicians reviewing the same cases disagree over the cause(s) of adverse outcomes and the quality and appropriateness of care, and agreement is not improved by training, use of objective review criteria, or having the reviewers discuss the cases. The underlying reason is a general lack of understanding and an oversimplified view of the causes of medical errors in complex, high-risk organization and a preoccupation with attributing medical errors to particular individuals. This approach leads to judgments, not understanding, and creates a culture of blame that stops learning and undermines the potential for improvement. For peer review to have an impact on the quality of care and patient safety, it must be standardized to remove cognitive biases and subjectivity from the process.

Nicholas Kadar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Progress: Turner's Syndrome  

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...searching for 46,XX cells in a girl with a 45,X karyotype is not necessary, since the detection of a normal cell lineage in fewer than 5 percent of cells does not change the prognosis or the management. Conversely, if the diagnosis of Turner's syndrome is suspected clinically but the result of routine testing... Although most children with Turner's syndrome are under the care of specialists, the authors of this article suggest that most affected women can best be served by their primary care practitioners, with the use of informed judgment about the need for referral to specialists. This article reviews current concepts in the genetics, diagnosis, and management of Turner's syndrome.

Sybert V.P.; McCauley E.

2004-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment | Department of  

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Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment October 8, 2013 - 9:46am Addthis Equipment used in hospitals and laboratories can use significant amounts of water, but also offer the opportunity for substantial water savings by making a few small changes to how and when the water is used by the equipment. Overview Focusing on reducing water use from equipment such as water treatment systems, sterilization/disinfection systems, photographic and x-ray equipment, vacuum systems, glassware washers, and vivarium equipment such as automatic animal watering systems and cage and rack washers can go a long way towards helping Federal facilities achieve water efficiency goals. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy

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Small Game -- Cooking Care.  

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Game - Cooking Care Mary K. Sweeten* The Hunt Hunting small game animals in Texas is a popular recreational activity. Careful handling and preparation help you use game and avoid unnecessary waste of wild game resources if you do hunt. Squirrels.... Count Y2 cup of vegetable or fruit as one serving, or a portion ordinarily served such as one medium apple, banana, orange or potato, half a medium grapefruit or cantaloupe or the juice of one lemon. Some good sources of vitamin Care oranges...

Sweeten, Mary K.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Oral and General Health Care  

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...medical costs. The 2007 case of Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old Maryland boy who died when bacteria from an untreated tooth infection spread to his brain, generated sufficient awareness and legislative support that dental coverage for children was included in the federal reauthorization of the Children's... Americans face serious challenges in oral health that result in lost work and school hours and impose heavy costs on the health care system and society. We may be able to address the problem by ending medicine's separation between the mouth and the rest of the body.

Donoff B.McDonough J.E.Riedy C.A.

2014-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Editors' Dilemma  

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...an exhaustive survey of all literature published on the subject between...tables to provide a ready review of infor-mation useful in...writing in Science ("Medical literature: The campus with-out tumult...responsible for the generation of bioenergy in plant and animal cells...

Frederick Silber

1970-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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MEDICAL SCIENCE SYLLABUS 2014  

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Neurology 63 Medical Oncology/Hematology 64 Hematology 65 Internal Related Radiology 66 Radiation Oncology;Pediatrics 71 General Pediatrics 72 Dermatology 73 Phychiatry 74 Laboratory Medicine 75 Metabolomics Research Breast Surgery 84 Cardiovascular Surgery 85 Thoracic Surgery 86 Pediatric Surgery 87 Surgery Related

Banbara, Mutsunori

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Medical imaging systems  

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A medical imaging system provides simultaneous rendering of visible light and diagnostic or functional images. The system may be portable, and may include adapters for connecting various light sources and cameras in open surgical environments or laparascopic or endoscopic environments. A user interface provides control over the functionality of the integrated imaging system. In one embodiment, the system provides a tool for surgical pathology.

Frangioni, John V

2013-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

347

Education and training for radiation emergency medical management in Japan  

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Abstract. The radiation emergency medical management are very rarely called upon. The points of our greatest concern on those occasions, are traumatized patients contaminated with radioactive substances. Such patients are in need of emergency medical care, where the medical team is inexperienced in treating cases of radiation contamination. After the criticality accident of a uranium fuel fabrication facility at Tokai-mura in 1999, the medical system for radiation accidents in Japan has thoroughly changed. On request by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, we have conducted medical education and training on how to treat emergency cases of radiation accidents for the people concerned with emergency medicine, namely medical doctors, nurses, radiation technicians, emergency rescue squads, and health physicists in nuclear power plants. Education and training have been carried out repeatedly at 35 cities and towns for the last 5years. The contents of education and training were lectures, simulation exercises and practical exercises. As a result, more than 80% of medical facilities held responsible for the primary treatment of victims of radiation accidents replied they can handle the cases with skill and knowledge in treating traumatized patients accompanied by radiation contamination without feeling undue stress of radiation. Education and training are continually conducted in cooperation with the experts of radiation emergency medicine such as Nagasaki University.

Tatsuya Kinugasa

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Board and Care Homes  

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Choosing senior housing and residential care can often be a daunting process, but it is important to research the alternatives and choose a residential option that best meets the needs of the senior seeking assis...

Mary Lock

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Advance Care Planning Safeguards  

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To the Editors:We read with interest the recent article by Dr. Billings.1...In the article, Dr. Billings defines the goal of advance care planning as promoting the autonomy of decisionally incapac...

Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia PhD; MPH; Howard S. Gordon MD

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Medical Education: The Developing Physician Becoming a Professional  

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...challenge. The health care environment itself can also have a pervasive effect on professional values. Perhaps some readers remember when patients' charts hung from the foot of the bed. In a world governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the computerized medical... This article in the Medical Education series describes the problems with and success in trying to teach one of the core values of medicine, professionalism. As we better define professionalism, the authors say, it becomes easier to teach.

Stern D.T.; Papadakis M.

2006-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

351

Are We in a Medical Education Bubble Market?  

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...of that value. Recent examples include the U.S. housing bubble, in which home prices rapidly rose until 2007 and then just as rapidly fell, and the dot-com bubble, in which prices of Internet stocks rose until 2000 and then plummeted. Bubbles burst when some new sense of lower intrinsic value appears... Debt-to-income ratios for new physicians reveal the connection between what physicians can charge patients and what medical schools can charge students. If we aim to reduce the costs of health care, we need to reduce the costs of medical education.

Asch D.A.Nicholson S.Vujicic M.

2013-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

352

Leadership in Health Care Systems: Health Care Organization Management  

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Leadership in Health Care Systems: Health Care Organization Management and Leadership Track: ­ Health Care Organization, Management and Leadership ­ Clinical Research Coordinator ­ Clinical Nurse in health care ethics ­ Public mission ­ Fiscal stewardship ­ Inclusiveness and diversity ­ Theory based

Goldman, Steven A.

353

Identifying Green Meetings in the Hospitality Industry.  

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??Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify what constitutes green meetings in the hospitality industries with special attentions on the applications of modern (more)

Chiou, Shin Yi (Felicity)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Case Study and Energy Performance Optimization for Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas  

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Dell Childrens Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT) is the first hospital in the world to achieve LEED Platinum certification. A major contributor to this certification is an on-site 4.3 Megawatt combined heating, cooling and power plant (CHP...

Risner, P. S.

355

Outcome after ICU admission following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a UK teaching hospital  

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Outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is poor [1...]. We examined the records of patients admitted to the University Hospital of Wales ICU to compare our outcomes...

H Roberts; M Smithies

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Capital budgeting practices in hospitals  

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We interviewed chief financial officers from hospitals and healthcare systems in Michigan regarding selected capital budgeting practices that have not been previously considered in the literature. Results revealed a variety of approaches in the development and deployment of capital budgets. Most healthcare systems used a blend of board and department-initiated input into budget development, usually with interaction between the two. The majority of healthcare systems had flexibility in the deployment of their capital budgets over time. Standard methods of project evaluation were employed by healthcare CFOs, but few used the most sophisticated tools. A host of constraints, including certificate-of-need laws and internal, mission-based motivations uniquely affect capital budgeting of not-for-profit healthcare systems. Clearly, future research will be need to understand why organisations have selected capital budgeting practices and the extent to which selection and use of capital budgeting practices matters in the efficiency and viability of healthcare systems.

Dean G. Smith; Joshua Wynne

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Ethics in medical research  

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Abstract Ethics, an essential dimension of human research, is considered both as discipline and practice. For clinical research, ethically justified criteria for the design, conduct, and review of clinical investigation can be identified by obligations to both the researcher and human subject. Informed consent, confidentiality, privacy, privileged communication, and respect and responsibility are key elements of ethics in research. A systematic literature search of English-language articles on Medline, ISI web of knowledge, Sciencedirect, Google scholar, the Cochrane database of evidence-based reviews, and the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects was performed by connecting the Mesh terms (ethics, medical research, research ethics, medical education, research ethics principles. The abstracts of 461 articles were reviewed for the relevancy of topic and analyzed in terms of application and validity. Out of these, 21 studies were found relevant as they concentrated principles of ethics in medical research, their practical applications, and suggested guidelines for future research. Research ethics committees must promote greater understanding of ethical issues on biomedical research. These committees function for submission, consideration, evaluation, and communication of findings. Application, research protocol, patient information leaflet and informed consent form, and any other supporting documentation are thoroughly reviewed by research ethics committees for legal and moral safety, integrity, and welfare of the research subjects.

Salman Yousuf Guraya; N.J.M. London; Shaista Salman Guraya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Third Annual Medical Education Day  

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Fellowships 16 Branstad Distinguished Educator 17 Medical Education Posters #12;5 Related Center Faculty1 Third Annual Medical Education Day February 1, 2013 Center for Education in Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine #12;Third Annual Medical Education Day at Northwestern University

Engman, David M.

359

Distributed Generation Study/Oakwood Health Care Center | Open Energy  

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Oakwood Health Care Center Oakwood Health Care Center < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Williamsville, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF 18GLD Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 2 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 600 kW0.6 MW 600,000 W 600,000,000 mW 6.0e-4 GW 6.0e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 2800000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/12/20 Monitoring Termination Date 2003/01/03

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State of Maryland Employees and Retirees Health and Welfare Benefits Program Medical Plan Changes Effective July 1, 2012  

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care that is currently covered in full in network under healthcare reform remains covered in fullState of Maryland Employees and Retirees Health and Welfare Benefits Program Medical Plan Changes Copay In-Network Per Visit Copay Specialist Office Visit $25 $30 Urgent Care Facility $20 $30 Emergency

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

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London Hospital Dental Club Annual Clinical Meeting  

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. He undertook specialist training in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology at Guy's Hospital and obtained a Diploma of Dental Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists in 2004. Dr Makdissi is Dental TutorLondon Hospital Dental Club Annual Clinical Meeting Friday 7 and Saturday 8 March 2014 Speaker

Chittka, Lars

362

Biomedical Monitoring of Non-Hospitalized Subjects  

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Biomedical Monitoring of Non-Hospitalized Subjects using Disruption-Tolerant Wireless Sensors for the collection of biomedical data produced by sensors carried by mobile non-hospitalized subjects. In this paper we investigate the possibility of using these many hotspots as gateways for biomedical data

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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care and maintenance  

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Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Now that your prairie parcel is up and growing, there are just a few concerns that you should consider about its care. Weeding The question of weeding is really just a matter of aesthetics. You do not have to weed your parcel. If your parcel is a large one, weeding may not even be practical. Although the "weed" species will dominate your parcel for the first few years, they will give way to the native plant species. You can liken the native plants to long distance runners; they appear to start off slowly, but end up winning the ecological race. After all, they are the plants that are genetically-suited and adapted to growing in this environment. The native prairie plants will be developing extensive root structure the

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The Quality of Children's Health Care Matters Time to Pay Attention  

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.... The much higher adherence rate for medication use (which clinicians are more likely to chart accurately) than for other modes of care might suggest that the lower adherence rates reflect failures in charting rather than in performance. In addition, the panels developing the quality criteria did so... High-quality health care matters for all children and is critically important for some. In many ways, health care for children serves the same function as health care for adults. For example, the incidence of chronic illness in children is increasing, ...

Perrin J.M.; Homer C.J.

2007-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

365

Health Insurance Status and Ambulatory Care for Children  

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...the civilian, noninstitutionalized population, with oversampling of poor and low-income families, as well as blacks and Hispanics. Data were collected primarily by means of household surveys of adults, in four rounds of in-person and telephone interviews conducted at three-month intervals. A final, short... During the 1960s and 1970s, the United States made progress toward ensuring access to health care services for all children through various public programs affecting the financing and delivery of medical care. More recently, however, these gains in access ...

Stoddard J.J.St. Peter R.F.Newacheck P.W.

1994-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

366

Medical Screening | Department of Energy  

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Program Program Implementation » Medical Screening Medical Screening Medical Screening: Provide medical screening exams that are designed to check for health conditions related to occupational exposures to former workers who choose to participate in the program, including a re-screen exam every three years. Conventional Medical Screening Program Medical screening is a strategy used to identify diseases or conditions in a select population at an early stage, often before signs and symptoms develop, and to refer individuals with suspicious findings to their personal physician or a specialist for further testing, diagnosis, and treatment. The program is not intended to serve as a substitute for routine medical exams through an individual's personal physician. Early Lung Cancer Detection Program

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Medicare's Chronic Care Management Payment Payment Reform for Primary Care  

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...efforts to reform U.S. health care delivery focus on creating a high-performing primary care system that improves value through increased emphasis on access, prevention, and care coordination. Reformers recognize that the fee-for-service system, which restricts payments for primary care to office-based... In 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will introduce a nonvisit-based payment for chronic care management. The new policy reflects an investment in primary care that may contribute to the development of a value-oriented health system.

Edwards S.T.; Landon B.E.

2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

368

The impact of medicare capital prospective payment regulation on hospital capital expenditures  

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Our study examines the impact of the capital prospective payment system (CPPS), implemented by Medicare in 1991, on capital expenditures and cost-effective behavior of non-proprietary hospitals. As noted in the paper, we use audited financial statement data for a large national sample of hospitals. Univariate analyses demonstrate a statistically significant decline in capital expenditures in the years following the CPPS regulation without significant changes in relative aggregate operating expenses. These preliminary findings suggest that CPPS induces some cost-effective behavior by hospital managers. Ordinary least-squares (OLS) regressions indicate that capital expenditures before and after CPPS are differently affected by the changes in most explanatory variables. Further OLS regressions indicate that high-cost (low-cost) hospitals decrease (increase) capital expenditures following CPPS, once other factors are controlled for. Managerial accounting implications for hospitals include the effect of the regulation on capital budgeting decisions. Greater accounting disclosure may be necessary so that alternative modes of coping with the regulation can be discerned. Policymakers and regulators should also be aware that although reductions in capital expenditures may have favorable short-term effects of reducing health care costs, a potentially negative public health impact may result if capital expenditures continue to decrease.

Ran Barniv; Kreag Danvers; Joanne Healy

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Growth & Development / Parental Care  

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participate; if one parents is lost, fledging rates usually drop #12;Winkler reduced clutch size from 5 to 3Growth & Development / Parental Care #12;Embryonic Development Although the sequence of 42 stages the egg The hatching muscle helps the chick break out of the egg Parents typically dispose of the egg

Butler, Christopher J.

370

Medical Exam Scheduling - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Analysis Human Reliability Program (HRP) Industrial Rehabilitation & Ergonomics Infection Control & Immunizations Influenza Immunization Program Medical Exam Scheduling Medical...

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Medical Exams - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Analysis Human Reliability Program (HRP) Industrial Rehabilitation & Ergonomics Infection Control & Immunizations Influenza Immunization Program Medical Exam Scheduling Medical...

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Medical Monitoring Exam - HPMC Occupational Health Services  

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Analysis Human Reliability Program (HRP) Industrial Rehabilitation & Ergonomics Infection Control & Immunizations Influenza Immunization Program Medical Exam Scheduling Medical...

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Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0  

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intensity of California hospitals 13 . Plots produced bybenchmark.html. Hospital Energy Benchmarking Protocol 1.0W/cfm for California hospitals Return airflow W/cfm for

Singer, Brett C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Hospital Readmission in General Medicine Patients: A Prediction Model  

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Preventability of emergent hospital readmission. Am J Med.et al. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decreaseservice of a teaching hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 1987;2:

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

HOSPITAL LAUNDRY STANDARDS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION: A PROGRAM PLAN  

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Fighting cross infection in hospital linen. Service Bulletina marker organism in a hospital ward. Br. Med. J. ii: 282-E.R. (1959). Sluicing of hospital linen in automatic washing

Battles, Donald R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Medical Screening Protocol for the Former Worker Medical Screening...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Medical Screening Program (FWP) is to provide interested former workers with targeted testing to screen for selected adverse health effects potentially related to their work in...

377

Mental health care delivery system reform in Belgium: The challenge of achieving deinstitutionalisation whilst addressing fragmentation of care at the same time  

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Abstract Most mental health care delivery systems in welfare states currently face two major issues: deinstitutionalisation and fragmentation of care. Belgium is in the process of reforming its mental health care delivery system with the aim of simultaneously strengthening community care and improving integration of care. The new policy model attempts to strike a balance between hospitals and community services, and is based on networks of services. We carried out a content analysis of the policy blueprint for the reform and performed an ex-ante evaluation of its plan of operation, based on the current knowledge of mental health service networks. When we examined the policy's multiple aims, intermediate goals, suggested tools, and their articulation, we found that it was unclear how the new policy could achieve its goals. Indeed, deinstitutionalisation and integration of care require different network structures, and different modes of governance. Furthermore, most of the mechanisms contained within the new policy were not sufficiently detailed. Consequently, three major threats to the effectiveness of the reform were identified. These were: issues concerning the relationship between network structure and purpose, the continued influence of hospitals despite the goal of deinstitutionalisation, and the heterogeneity in the actual implementation of the new policy.

Pablo Nicaise; Vincent Dubois; Vincent Lorant

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Changes in Medical Errors after Implementation of a Handoff Program  

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...generalized-estimating-equation z-tests that accounted for clustering based on the date of the handoff discussion or document with a fixed effect for site. To compare timemotion data before and after the intervention, we used a generalized-estimating-equation z-test, accounting for clustering according... The authors developed an intervention to improve the quality of the handoff of hospitalized patients; it was associated with reductions in medical errors and in preventable adverse events. Handoff duration, time with patients, and time spent on computers did not change.

Starmer A.J.; Spector N.D.; Srivastava R.

2014-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

379

Graduate Medical Education and Water in the Soup  

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...correct imbalances in the physician work force and that policy makers and planners should leave well enough alone. But there are problems with the "invisible hand" approach, appealing though it may seem. The first is that graduate medical education does not actually take place in a free market, but rather... When I was an intern in a New York City hospital in the late 1960s, a pay increase for house staff brought our salaries to $4,500 a year. I can remember how my chief of service reacted. It used to be, he groused, that all you needed to hire interns and ...

Mullan F.

1996-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

380

Preventing Absenteeism and Promoting Resilience Among Health Care Workers In Biological Emergencies  

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The ability to ensure adequate numbers of medical staff represents a crucial part of the medical response to any disaster. However, healthcare worker absenteeism during disasters, especially in the event of an attack of biological terrorism or an epidemic such as pandemic influenza, is a serious concern. Though a significant rate of absenteeism is often included as a baseline assumption in emergency planning, published reports on strategies to minimize absenteeism are comparatively few. This report documents interviews with managers and emergency response planners at hospitals and public health agencies and reviews existing survey data on healthcare worker absenteeism and studies of disasters to glean lessons about the needs of healthcare workers during those disasters. Based on this research, expected rates of absenteeism and individual determinants of absenteeism are presented along with recommendations of steps that hospitals, emergency medical services departments, public health organizations, and government agencies can take to meet the needs of healthcare workers and minimize absenteeism during a biological event.

Lesperance, Ann M.; Miller, James S.

2009-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Wheelchair cleaning and disinfection in Canadian health care facilities: That's wheelie gross!  

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Background Wheelchairs are complex equipment that come in close contact with individuals at increased risk of transmitting and acquiring antibiotic-resistant organisms and health careassociated infection. The purpose of this study was to determine the status of wheelchair cleaning and disinfection in Canadian health care facilities. Methods Acute care hospitals (ACHs), chronic care hospitals (CCHs), and long-term care facilities (LTCFs) were contacted and the individual responsible for oversight of wheelchair cleaning and disinfection was identified. A structured interview was conducted that focused on current practices and concerns, barriers to effective wheelchair cleaning and disinfection, and potential solutions. Results Interviews were completed at 48 of the 54 facilities contacted (89%), including 18 ACHs, 16 CCHs, and 14 LTCFs. Most (n=24) facilities had 50-200 in-house wheelchairs. Respondents were very concerned about wheelchair cleaning as an infection control issue. Specific concerns included the lack of reliable systems for tracking and identifying dirty and clean wheelchairs (71%, 34/48), failure to clean and disinfect wheelchairs between patients (52%, 25/48), difficulty cleaning cushions (42%, 20/48), lack of guidelines (35%, 27/48), continued use of visibly soiled wheelchairs (29%, 14/48) and lack of resources (25%, 12/48). Conclusion Our results suggest that wheelchair cleaning and disinfection is not optimally performed at many Canadian hospitals and LTCFs. Specific guidance on wheelchair cleaning and disinfection is necessary.

Paula Gardner; Matthew P. Muller; Betty Prior; Ken So; Jane Tooze; Linda Eum; Oksana Kachur

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

The prevalence of environmentral colonization of Legionella in hospital water systems in Taiwan a 20 hospital surveillance  

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Legionnaires disease is a major cause of hospital and community acquired pneumonia. Hospital-acquired Legionnaires disease is directly linked to the presence of Legionella in hospital drinking water. The object...

YE Lin; YJ Lin; HY Shih; YS Chen

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Adaptation of the Advanced Hospital Information System Help into the Environment of a German University Hospital  

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HELP is an advanced hospital information system, developed at the Latter-Day-Saints-Hospital in Salt Lake City. It is the ... support system in the communication process within the hospital.

J. Dudeck; P. Clayton

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature...  

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Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal...

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Billings Hospital - Small...  

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Billings Hospital - Small Animal Facility - University of Chicago - IL 01 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Billings Hospital, Small Animal Facility, University of Chicago (IL 01)...

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Memorial Hospital - NY 0...  

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Memorial Hospital - NY 0-16 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (NY.0-16 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name:...

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Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Resource Guide for Hospital Applications...  

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Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Resource Guide for Hospital Applications, 2007 Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Resource Guide for Hospital Applications, 2007 The objective of this 2007...

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Researching Energy Use in Hospitals | Department of Energy  

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Use in Hospitals Historically, when hospital facility and energy managers have compared alternative energy efficiency investments for various end-use systems, their benchmarks...

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

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Medical Screening | Department of Energy  

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for routine medical exams through an individual's personal physician. Early Lung Cancer Detection Program Since 2000, DOE has made screening for occupational lung cancer with...

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Medication List- September 14, 2010  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This scale is created to provide a guide for the physician determination of ability to work for HRP certified persons with certain conditions and while taking certain medications.

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Faculty Position Therapeutic Medical Physics  

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spectroscopy, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, digital radiography, and nuclear medicine. The Colorado State University of subjects in Radiation Therapy Physics, Medical Imaging Physics, and Radiological Physics and Dosimetry

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Group Vision Care Policy  

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Vision Vision Care Policy Group Name: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC. RETIREES Group Number: 12284390 Divisions 0005 & 0006 Effective Date: JANUARY 1, 2011 EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE Provided by: VISION SERVICE PLAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (916) 851-5000 (800) 877-7195 EOC NM 03/02 11/25/08 CLD In addition to the information contained in this Benefit Program Summary, the LANS Health & Welfare Benefit Plan for Retirees Summary Plan Description contains important information about your LANS health and welfare benefits. For additional information: For Retirees: Customer Care Center (866) 934-1200 www.ybr.com/benefits/lanl LANL Benefits Website for Retirees: http://www.lanl.gov/worklife/benefits/retirees/

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WHAT TO DO BEFORE YOU COME FOR GYNECOLOGICAL CARE Please complete the enclosed or/online gynecological history form and bring it with you to your appointment. In order  

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or Inherited disease Breast problems Kidney or bladder problems HIV/AIDS Chlamydia Herpes Syphilis Physical/sexual abuse NO KNOW MEDICAL PROBLEMS HOSPITALIZATIONS ____ # Miscarriages _______ # Abortion __________ 5. PAP TEST HISTORY Have you ever had a regular GYN exam? No Yes

Royer, Dana

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Intelligent Scheduling of Medical Procedures.  

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??In the Canadian universal healthcare system, public access to care is not limited by monetary or social economic factors. Rather, waiting time is the dominant (more)

Sui, Yang

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Beef -- Selection, Care, Cooking.  

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TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE J. E. HUTCHISON, DIRECTOR I I -4 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS i CONTENTS The Nutritive Value, 3 Tenderness, 3 Grading Beef, 4 Beef Cuts, 5 Amount to Purchase, 5 -- Care..., MAEONA LOUISE MASON cox W FRANCES REASONOVER WRIE TRIBBLE Extension Foods and Nutrition Specidlists car^; Cooking Texas AB~M University YOU CAN TAKE YOUR PICK of beef dishes- tempting broiled steaks, flavor-filled roasts, delicious stews...

Cox, Maeona; Mason, Louise; Tribble, Marie; Reasonover, Frances

1964-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ammonia and lactate blood levels on hospital arrival predict neurological outcome in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest  

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There is no reliable predictor on arrival at hospital for neurological outcome of the patient with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). We hypothesize that...

K Shinozaki; S Oda; T Sadahiro; M Nakamura; Y Hirayama; E Watanabe

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Care Services Harvard Pilgrim  

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Health Care Services Harvard Pilgrim Health Care HMO 866-874-0817 www.harvardpilgrim.org Harvard Pilgrim Health Care POS 866-874-0817 www.harvardpilgrim.org Harvard University Group Health Program (HUGHP) HMO 617-495-2008 hughp.harvard.edu Harvard University Group Health Program (HUGHP) POS 617

Lahav, Galit

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Designing a model for reliability improvement with FTA and FMEA techniques on medical gas outlet  

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In this case study of medical equipment industry, a reliability improvement cycle was conducted about medical gas outlet. Outlet connects four main hospital gases including oxygen, vacuum, air and nitroxide from hospital gas lines to certain equipment such as flowmeter, suction and other medical equipment by adaptor. Outlet product was chosen because it is a necessary and sensitive product in a hospital, and a small mistake during its production and installation can endanger a patient's life. In this study, reliability allocation was initially carried out for outlet parts. Two valves and spring were identified as important parts by means of tools such as functional flow block diagram and N*N that recognised system parts and their relationships. Then, fault tree analysis (FTA), failure modes and effective analysis (FMEA) were performed. System reliability was calculated via Bayesian method. Finally, improvement and redesigning were performed for system. In this study, a new model was proposed for reliability improvement of the products. In addition, reliability of medical gas outlet was increased.

Marzieh Sadeghi; Mehdi Karbasiyan; Mehrzad Navabakhsh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

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6 6 Energy Benchmarks for Newly Constructed Outpatient Buildings, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) Miami 1A Houston 2A Phoenix 2B Atlanta 3A Los Angeles 3B Las Vegas 3B San Francisco 3C Baltimore 4A Albuquerque 4B Seattle 4C Chicago 5A Boulder 5B Minneapolis 6A Helena 6B Duluth 7 Fairbanks 8 Note(s): Source(s): 99.7 8.8 1.4 17.7 Commercial building energy benchmarks are based off of the current stock of commercial buildings and are designed to provide a consistent baseline to compare building performance in energy-use simulations. The benchmark building had 40,932 square feet and 3 floors. Benchmark interior lighting energy = 13.02 thousand Btu/SF. Interior equipment energy consumption = 46.01 thousand Btu/SF. DOE/EERE/BT, Commercial Building Benchmark Models, Version 1.3_5.0, Nov. 2010, accessed January 2012 at

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

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5 5 Energy Benchmarks for Existing Outpatient Buildings, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) IECC Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Miami 1A 65.4 60.3 69.6 61.9 0.7 0.7 24.6 23.9 Houston 2A 73.2 76.2 54.0 52.9 0.8 0.8 22.1 24.0 Phoenix 2B 79.1 79.8 54.7 52.9 0.7 0.7 23.8 25.3 Atlanta 3A 83.1 91.1 41.8 42.1 0.9 0.9 22.1 24.6 Los Angeles 3B 87.8 86.3 37.4 35.6 0.9 0.9 22.5 23.1 Las Vegas 3B 76.6 80.5 44.1 44.0 0.8 0.8 23.2 25.5 San Francisco 3C 85.0 93.4 25.0 24.7 1.0 1.0 20.3 22.2 Baltimore 4A 85.9 97.6 34.8 35.3 1.0 1.0 21.0 23.5 Albuquerque 4B 76.5 83.6 30.4 30.9 1.0 1.0 24.1 26.4 Seattle 4C 91.7 103.1 22.8 22.6 1.1 1.0 20.9 22.9 Chicago 5A 92.4 96.0 28.1 26.4 1.1 1.1 21.2 22.1 Boulder 5B 79.9 82.9 24.7 23.3 1.1 1.1 23.4 24.4 Minneapolis 6A 97.1 102.0 24.9 23.5 1.2 1.1 21.1 22.1 Helena 6B 88.6 93.2 19.9 18.8 1.2 1.2 22.3 23.3 Duluth 7 100.6 104.6 17.0 15.5 1.3 1.3 20.8 21.2 Fairbanks

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UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital On February 1, 2015, one of the nation's premier medical centers  

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and visuals to experience a lush redwood forest or a glorious sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge. · Art

Derisi, Joseph

404

Seminars in Medicine of the Beth Israel Hospital, Boston: Medical Disorders of Alcoholism  

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...effects on vitamin A. Although ethanol is rich in energy, long-term consumption of up to 2000 calories per day in the form of alcohol does not produce the expected gain in body weight. This deficit can be attributed, in part, to the poor yield of energy produced from fat oxidation in damaged mitochondria... Alcohol is the most frequently abused drug throughout the world. In the United States, it is consumed regularly by about half the adult population, and about 15 to 20 million people are alcoholics. Alcoholism claims 100,000 lives annually and carries an ...

Lieber C.S.

1995-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

405

Developing Information Technology at the Medical Research Unit of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarn, Gabon  

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Informationstechnik (IT) ist zu einem zentralen Bereich fr Forschungseinrichtungen geworden, mit einem Aufgabenfeld welches von Netzwerkverwaltung, Datenverarbeitung bis hin zu Software Entwicklung reicht. Die I...

Paterne Lessihuin Dibacka; Yann Bounda; Davy Ondo Nguema

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Integrated working between residential care homes and primary care: a survey of care homes in England  

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Older people living in care homes in England have complex health needs due ... there is a lack of understanding between care homes and the National Health Service (NHS) ... extent of integrated working that exist...

Heather Gage; Angela Dickinson; Christina Victor; Peter Williams

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Trauma Centre: a specialty hospital, not a hospital of specialties  

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This study was a comparative analysis of data from 20002005 for the Royal London Hospital (RLH) trauma registry and the Trauma...

Ross A Davenport; Nigel Tai; Anita West

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moran et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2010, 10:32 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/10/32  

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Moran et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2010, 10:32 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-of-care: data-base derivation John L Moran*1, Patricia J Solomon2 and the Adult Database Management Committee

Solomon, Patty

409

Discover your Library Medical Library  

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Discover your Library Medical Library Welcome to the Gus Fraenkel Medical Library. The Library is a branch of the Flinders University Libraries including: Central (on the Plaza of the north ridge precinct) Law (on level 3 of the Central Library building) Sturt (at the Sturt precinct) as well

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Technology Advances in Medical Microbiology  

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Abstract Medical microbiology is the branch of microbiology devoted to the study of the physiological and pathogenic processes that underlie microbial infections in human and animal hosts. Technical advances including development and implementation of -omic technologies have made constant and enormous progress in various medical microbiology areas, including etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment.

Y.-W. Tang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dartmouth Medical School Curriculum Redesign  

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&ng(hearts(&(minds((((((((((((((to(transform(people's(lives( Knowledgeable and curious Collaborators Critical thinkers Professionals Innovators 3( THE LEADERS OF 2020 #12 an innovative curriculum that optimizes medical student education & sets a global standard for medical education for remediation and splitting · Preservation of dual degree programs #12;Key Educational Themes for Students

Myers, Lawrence C.

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Malpractice Reform Opportunities for Leadership by Health Care Institutions and Liability Insurers  

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...care systems or states implement innovative reforms. Second, institutional reforms can be led by physician champions and other insiders, promoting buy-in from clinical and risk-management staff. Third, because most private approaches do not abridge legal remedies, they may be more palatable to consumer... Innovative malpractice reforms can be implemented by health care institutions and liability insurers without requiring changes in the law. Michelle Mello and Dr. Thomas Gallagher focus on emerging models of disclosure of medical injuries and early ...

Mello M.M.; Gallagher T.H.

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

413

WorkLife Office Choosing Child Care  

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and Communication....................................................... 22 Recycled ResourcesWorkLife Office Choosing Child Care Resources for Making Child Care Decisions WorkLife Office 3160 an Employer ............................. 14 IV. CHILD CARE RESOURCES Child Care Drop

Straight, Aaron

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Medical imaging systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A medical imaging system provides simultaneous rendering of visible light and fluorescent images. The system may employ dyes in a small-molecule form that remains in a subject's blood stream for several minutes, allowing real-time imaging of the subject's circulatory system superimposed upon a conventional, visible light image of the subject. The system may also employ dyes or other fluorescent substances associated with antibodies, antibody fragments, or ligands that accumulate within a region of diagnostic significance. In one embodiment, the system provides an excitation light source to excite the fluorescent substance and a visible light source for general illumination within the same optical guide that is used to capture images. In another embodiment, the system is configured for use in open surgical procedures by providing an operating area that is closed to ambient light. More broadly, the systems described herein may be used in imaging applications where a visible light image may be usefully supplemented by an image formed from fluorescent emissions from a fluorescent substance that marks areas of functional interest.

Frangioni, John V. (Wayland, MA)

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

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284 SDSU General Catalog 2012-2013 Hospitality and Tourism  

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284 SDSU General Catalog 2012-2013 Hospitality and Tourism Management In the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management Master of Science degree in hospitality and tourism management. Major in hospitality and tourism management with the B.S. degree in applied arts and sciences. Emphasis in global

Gallo, Linda C.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL TRANSFER OF INPATIENTS BETWEEN HOSPITAL//OFFICE PRACTICE AND FACILITIES POLICY: 1.) If at all possible, all tests and procedures that need to be done outside of the main hospital should be done on an outpatient

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Forecasting Hospital Bed Availability Using Simulation and Neural Networks  

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Forecasting Hospital Bed Availability Using Simulation and Neural Networks Matthew J. Daniels is a critical factor for decision-making in hospitals. Bed availability (or alternatively the bed occupancy in emergency departments, and many other important hospital decisions. To better enable a hospital to make

Kuhl, Michael E.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT NUMBER: 04-008 SUBJECT: Hospital Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services PAGE: 1 of 1 BACKGROUND: Hospital or facility E/M is the hospital technical portion of the E/M visit and indicates

Oliver, Douglas L.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION with the CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation. The Hospital Conditions of Participation at 42CFR482.52 state that "if the hospital furnishes anesthesia services, they must be provided in a well

Oliver, Douglas L.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for Medicare Part B services furnished by hospitals subject to the OPPS, and under current payment methodologies for hospitals not subject to OPPS

Oliver, Douglas L.

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New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by  

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New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by New Easy-to-Use Medical Field Guide for Radiation Emergencies Published by REAC/TS at ORISE Field Guide Available as Free ePub for Smart Phones FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 6, 2010 FY11-4 REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Field Guide New medical field guide created by REAC/TS prepares healthcare providers to treat patients exposed to or contaminated with radioactive materials. Oak Ridge, Tenn. - A new pocket field guide titled "The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents" has been published as a quick reference for medical care providers treating patients who have been exposed to or contaminated with radioactive materials. Written by certified health physicist Steve Sugarman, Dr. Ronald Goans, Dr. Seaton Garrett and Gordon Livingston, Ph.D. of ORISE's Radiation Emergency Assistance

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MO-A-9A-01: Innovation in Medical Physics Practice: 3D Printing Applications  

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3D printing also called additive manufacturing has great potential to advance the field of medicine. Many medical uses have been exhibited from facial reconstruction to the repair of pulmonary obstructions. The strength of 3D printing is to quickly convert a 3D computer model into a physical object. Medical use of 3D models is already ubiquitous with technologies such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Thus tailoring 3D printing technology to medical functions has the potential to impact patient care. This session will discuss applications to the field of Medical Physics. Topics discussed will include introduction to 3D printing methods as well as examples of real-world uses of 3D printing spanning clinical and research practice in diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy. The session will also compare 3D printing to other manufacturing processes and discuss a variety of uses of 3D printing technology outside the field of Medical Physics.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality site seasonal report: Cherokee Indian Hospital, SFBP 4058, December 1984 through April 1985  

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The active solar Domestic Hot Water (DHW) and space heating system at the Cherokee Indian Hospital was designed and constructed as part of the Solar in Federal Buildings Program (SFBP). This retrofitted system is one of eight of the systems in the SFBP selected for quality monitoring. The purpose of this monitoring effort is to document the performance of quality state-of-the-art solar systems in large federal building applications. The hospital serves the Qualla Reservation of the Cherokee Indian Tribe in Cherokee, North Carolina, near the eastern entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Solar energy is used to preheat domestic hot water (the cafeteria is the principal load) and for space heating. The hospital is expected to have a normal year-round occupancy of 200 people (patients, medical and maintenance personnel) with some 2775 expected visitors per year. The drainback solar system has 320 Owens-Illinois evacuated-tube collectors with a gross area of 5517 square feet. Solar energy is stored in a 6335-gallon storage tank. Solar energy from storage is supplied to a 700-gallon DHW preheat tank through a heat exchanger in the storage tank, and directly to heat exchangers in the heating ducts. Auxiliary energy is supplied by two large oil-fired boilers. Performance of the system at the Cherokee Indian Hospital during the period December 1984 through April 1985 are reported.

Raymond, M.G.

1987-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

424

The development of differences in hospital costs accross income groups in Finland from 1998 to 2010  

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AbstractObjective To quantify differences in hospital costs between socioeconomic groups and the development over time. Methods Register data on somatic specialised hospital admissions for patients aged between 25 and 84 in Finland in 19982010 were used with income data individually linked to them. The cost of an admission was calculated by multiplying the number of a patient's inpatient days by the inpatient day cost of the patient's DRG. We calculated age-standardised admission costs per resident and per user as well as costs per inpatient day and concentration indices separately for men and women. Results Hospital admission costs reduced with increasing income. The difference between the extreme income quintiles was more than 50% throughout the study period, and this difference widened. However, the cost per inpatient day was more than 20% higher in the highest income group. The differences between income groups were the most prominent in disease categories involving surgery. Conclusions The growth between socioeconomic groups in hospital costs is presumably mainly due to increasing differences in morbidity. More attention needs to be paid to prevention of health inequalities and access to and content of primary care among low-income groups in order to decrease the need for hospitalisations.

Kristiina Manderbacka; Jutta Jrvelin; Martti Arffman; Unto Hkkinen; Ilmo Keskimki

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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User requirements for wearable smart textiles: does the usage context matter (medical vs. sports)?  

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Wearable smart textiles are a promising approach to provide health related services (e.g., permanent monitoring of vital parameters), and can be used in different context (such as sports or health care). But so far, smart textiles [ST] have not significantly ... Keywords: medical technology, smart textiles, technology acceptance, user diversity, user requirements

Julia van Heek, Anne Kathrin Schaar, Bianka Trevisan, Patrycja Bosowski, Martina Ziefle

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MR-toMIT-med-4-11 Medical Records Service  

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# ______________________________ for further medical care. 4. RELEASE OF PRIVILEGED INFORMATION Mental health Alcoholism Substance abuse-4307 Phone: 617-253-4906 Fax: 617-258-0884 Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information Abortion HIV testing and related information Sexually transmitted diseases Genetic testing Domestic

Polz, Martin

427

Medical Knowledge Morphing: Towards Case-Specific Integration of Heterogeneous Medical Knowledge Resources  

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Medical Knowledge Morphing: Towards Case-Specific Integration of Heterogeneous Medical Knowledge interplay between various medical knowledge modalities--the spectrum of medical knowledge modalities spanning from tacit knowledge to experiential knowledge to explicit knowledge to data-induced knowledge

Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza

428

Scoping Report: Advanced Technologies for Multi-Load Washers in Hospitality and Healthcare  

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The purpose of this demonstration project is to quantify the energy savings and water efficiency potential of commercial laundry wastewater recycling systems and low-temperature detergent supply systems to help promote the adoption of these technologies in the commercial sector. This project will create a set of technical specifications for efficient multi-load laundry systems (both new and retrofit) tailored for specific applications and/or sectors (e.g., hospitality, health care). The specifications will be vetted with the appropriate Better Buildings Alliance (BBA) members (e.g., Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance, Hospital Energy Alliance), finalized, published, and disseminated to enable widespread technology transfer in the industry and specifically among BBA partners.

Parker, Graham B.; Boyd, Brian K.; Petersen, Joseph M.; Goetzler, W.; Foley, K. J.; Sutherland, T. A.

2013-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Category:Hospital | Open Energy Information  

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Hospital Hospital Jump to: navigation, search Go Back to PV Economics By Building Type Media in category "Hospital" The following 77 files are in this category, out of 77 total. SVHospital Bismarck ND Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (North Dakota).png SVHospital Bismarck ND... 68 KB SVHospital International Falls MN Northern States Power Co (Minnesota) Excel Energy.png SVHospital Internation... 84 KB SVHospital LA CA City of Los Angeles California (Utility Company).png SVHospital LA CA City ... 88 KB SVHospital Memphis TN City of Memphis Tennessee (Utility Company).png SVHospital Memphis TN ... 69 KB SVHospital Minneapolis MN Northern States Power Co (Minnesota) Excel Energy.png SVHospital Minneapolis... 85 KB SVHospital Minot ND Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (North Dakota).png

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Specialty Distribution of U.S. Physicians -- The Invisible Driver of Health Care Costs  

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...other developed countries, create a national policy on the physician work force. The problem of specialty distribution among physicians has been an invisible issue simply because we have not chosen to look at it. Yet its effects on the character and cost of U.S. health care make it untenable to steam blindly... Never before have so many Americans been so aware of our health care system's two most glaring defects -- its inability to restrain runaway medical expenditures and its failure to provide basic health care for all citizens. Strangely neglected in the ...

Schroeder S.A.; Sandy L.G.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract B75: Referral and completion rates for colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a medical home for underserved populations  

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...cancer screening with fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a medical home for underserved...cancer screening with fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a primary care medical home...how to collect the sample and return the test. No other interventions to promote FIT...

Sarah Dobra; Krista Aliffi; Sandra Bond

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Former Worker Program Medical Protocol  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The medical protocol is intended to identify work-related health outcomes of relevance to DOE workers for which there are screening tests that are reasonably likely to be effective and beneficial to program participants.

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Physical Activity Readiness Medical Examination  

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Conveyance/Referral: NAME ______________________________________________________ ADDRESS or prescribed exercise. · Physical Activity Readiness Conveyance/Referral Form - an optional tear-off tab for the physician to convey clearance for physical activity participation, or to make a referral to a medically

Waterloo, University of

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DEDICATED HEAVY ION MEDICAL ACCELERATORS  

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Lancaster, R.B. Yourd, Pre~,Accelerator A wideroe~,Basedcarbon beam medical accelerator facility. N "' . ,;j "' ::lEat the MARIA Workshop III: Accelerator Systems for Relat ic

Gough, R.A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Medical Data Management  

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Medical Data Management Medical Data Management The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other government agencies...

436

The old Egyptian medical papyri  

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, then secretary of the Pharmacology Laboratory at the University of California Medical Cen ter. Among my most pleasant memories are those asso ciated with the sessions we held together in the sheltering Redwoods at Pharmaglen in the Santa Cruz mountains. When.... Such a study may be both enlightening and humbling. Difficult has it been to select what may be most inter esting and pertinent about old Egyptian medicine for the intelligent layman, physician, or medical student, from the abundance of detailed...

Leake, Chauncey Depew

1952-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Economic growth and the geographic maldistribution of health care resources: Evidence from China, 1949-2010  

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Abstract The geographic maldistribution of health care resources is one of the most persistent characteristics of health care systems around the world. Based on Chinas provincial-level panel data in 1949-2010, this paper empirically investigates whether the geographic distribution of health care resources is convergent or divergent in the long run and whether the rapid economic growth contributes to reducing the regional disparity in health care resources in China. Using a dynamic convergence model that controls unobserved provincial heterogeneity and spatial dependence, the empirical results provide much support for ?-convergence in that the provinces with lower initial values of health care resources, including the densities of physicians and hospital beds, are seen to grow faster and to catch up with the provinces with higher initial stocks. In addition, we find that GDP per capita has a significant and non-linear impact on the convergence rate of health care resources, providing support for a Kuznets curve in Chinas health sector. That is, the inequality in the distribution of health care resources follows an inverted U shape as income increases over time. An important implication of our study is that economic growth per se provides a built-in stabilizer to mitigate health inequality through the convergence of health care resources across regions in the long run.

Xuezheng Qin; Chee-Ruey Hsieh

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Boston Hospital Dispute: Harvard Rectifies "Expansionist" Policies  

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...reasons for the sudden, severe financial difficulties and subsequent...spiraling costs of medical assistance programs. Some politicians...the area and had agreed to rent vacant homes to families...department, University of Minnesota.... Leonard I. Grossweiner...

Robert J. Bazell

1971-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

439

FOOD SUSTAINABILITY REPORT QUEEN'S HOSPITALITY SERVICES  

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in these efforts, by establishing sustainability as its third pillar, along with customer service and fiscalFOOD SUSTAINABILITY REPORT QUEEN'S HOSPITALITY SERVICES May 2008 #12;In recent years, a sustainability movement has taken root at Queen's. The impacts of the movement can be seen across campus

Ellis, Randy

440

Value increasing business model for e-hospital  

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This paper developed a business value increasing model for electronic hospital (e-hospital) based on electronic value chain analysis. From this model, 58 hospital electronic business (e-business) solutions were developed. Additionally, this paper investigated the adoption patterns of these 58 e-business solutions within six US leading hospitals. The findings show that only 36 of 58 or 62% of the e-business solutions are fully or partially implemented within the six hospitals. Ultimately, the research results will be beneficial to managers and executives for accelerating e-business adoptions for e-hospital.

Robert Null; June Wei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Massive hospital-wide bacillus outbreak related to hospital linen and construction  

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At the National University Hospital in Singapore, the baseline average number of...Bacillus were recovered from 230 inpatient episodes between April and August 2010. An investigation was undertaken.

M Balm; C Teo; R Jureen; R Lin; D Fisher

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

ORISE Resources: Hospital All-Hazards Self-Assessment  

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partners with CDC to develop Hospital All-Hazards Self-Assessment to identify gaps in planning efforts The Hospital All-Hazards Self-Assessment, or HAH, is designed to help...

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Pediatric Academic Societies 2014 Abstracts Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital  

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Pediatric Academic Societies 2014 Abstracts Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital #12;#12;DearYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital 2014 PEDIATRIC ACADEMIC SOCIETIES ANNUAL MEETING #12; 3. Presenter

Adams, Mark

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Hospital Readmission in General Medicine Patients: A Prediction Model  

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J Med. 1985;313: JGIM Hasan et al. : Hospital ReadmissionA Prediction Model Omar Hasan, MBBS, MPH 1,2 , David O.online December 15, 2009 Hasan et al. : Hospital Readmission

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION of Connecticut Health Center/John Dempsey Hospital, health profession students and contracted health profession programs, University of Connecticut students on approved rotations (with required countersignatures from

Oliver, Douglas L.

446

The most dangerous hospital or the most dangerous equation?  

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Hospital mortality rates are one of the most frequently selected indicators for measuring the performance of NHS Trusts. A recent article in a national newspaper named the hospital with the highest or lowest m...

Yu-Kang Tu; Mark S Gilthorpe

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Look at Pre-hospital Practice Patterns Following the Introduction of Drug Facilitated Intubation  

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Phoenix, AZ A Look at Pre-Hospital Practice Patternsintubation (DFI) by pre- hospital personnel following itsstudy of reported pre- hospital data on number of patients

Kochert, Erik; McGinnis-Hainsworth, Diane; Megargel, Ross; Cleary, Andria; O'Connor, Robert

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

E-Print Network 3.0 - acute public hospitals Sample Search Results  

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Contributions of Hospitals in Florida Sponsored Project Final Report to the Florida Hospital Association, Orlando, FL Summary: -service community hospitals, 84 were investor...

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Hospital Factors Impact Variation in Emergency Department Length of Stay More Than Physician Factors  

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Flow: The Influence of Hospital Census Variables onFollowing Systematic Hospital Restructuring: Room Time,Emergency Trends at Twenty Hospitals over Ten Years. Acad

Krall, Scott P.; Cornelius, Angela P.; Addison, J Bruce

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Hospital Staff Surge Capacity on Preparedness for a Conventional Mass Casualty Event  

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Sztajnkrycer M, Bez AA Hospital disaster preparedness inthe Western Cape; 2008:49. Hospital Staff Surge Capacity 40.treated at the closest hospital in the Madrid, March 11,

Welzel, Tyson B; Koenig, Kristi L; Bey, Tareg; Visser, Errol

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Effect of Prior Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Knowledge on Compression Performance by Hospital Providers  

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resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest.2380. study during in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation.resuscitation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Nurs

Burkhardt, Joshua N; Glick, Joshua E; Terndrup, Thomas E

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving hospital surge capacity: A new concept for emergency credentialing of volunteers  

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support Includes non-hospital volunteers (dentists, basedDoes not include non-hospital practitioners a ESAR-VHP:Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. Oak Brook Terrace, Ill.

Schultz, Carl H. MD; Stratton, Samuel J. MD, MPH

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Beyond the Purple Heart Continuity of Care for the Wounded in Iraq  

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...helicopters bringing patients, often directly from the point of wounding, distinguish the military combat support hospitals and forward surgical teams in Iraq from the ERs and ORs back home. Different also are the spectrum of patients seen here and the frequency of major penetrating traumas. Many of these... Thus far, during the war in Iraq, the Army has awarded more than 5000 Purple Hearts for injuries sustained in combat. Dr. James Peake writes about the continuity of care for the wounded.

Peake J.B.

2005-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

454

The Experience of Aging: A Reconstruction of the Meaning of Time's Passing within the Classical American Philosophical Tradition  

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Defense of Relational Immortality???.. 120 Conclusion???????????????????????.. 123 vii V AGING: FROM EXPERIENCE TO POLICY???????????? 125 The Medical Context: Care as Hospitality???????????.. 134 Conclusion... adults in the community should be one of hospitality. Hospitality is the core characteristic of the hospice program, meant to provide spiritual care for the dying. It is argued that hospitality in other settings may also nourish an aging experienced...

Gerhart, Olga S

2013-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

455

2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute  

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FOR THE PROGRAM · U.S. citizenship not required · In good standing at a medical, dental, or veterinary school6071, for further information. Joint Initiative ­ Interventional Radiology · Joint initiative research in interventional radiology. For students interested in IR, feel free to contact Dr. Michael

Bushman, Frederic

456

Should Health Care Providers be Accountable for Patients Care Experiences?  

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Measures of patients care experiences are increasingly used as quality measures in accountability initiatives. As the prominence and financial impact of patient experience measures have increased, so too have...

Rebecca Anhang Price PhD; Marc N. Elliott PhD

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

SDSU General Catalog 2013-2014 289 Hospitality and Tourism  

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SDSU General Catalog 2013-2014 289 HTM Hospitality and Tourism Management In the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management In the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts OFFICE for Professional Development: Jeffries Offered by the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Gallo, Linda C.

458

SDSU General Catalog 2011-2012 281 Hospitality and Tourism  

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SDSU General Catalog 2011-2012 281 HTM Hospitality and Tourism Management In the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management Major in hospitality and tourism management with the B.S. degree in applied arts and sciences. Emphasis in global tourism management. Emphasis in hotel operations and management

Gallo, Linda C.

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178 SDSU General Catalog 2007-2008 Hospitality and Tourism  

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178 SDSU General Catalog 2007-2008 Hospitality and Tourism Management In the College: 619-594-4443 http://www.sdsu.edu/htm Faculty Hospitality and Tourism Management is administered by the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Committee. The program draws on courses offered by the faculty

Gallo, Linda C.

460

Assessment of paediatric CT exposure in a Portuguese hospital  

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......paediatric CT exposure in a Portuguese hospital A. Neves 1 * A. Nunes 1 M. Rufino...2 Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Hospital de S. Jose, Rua Jose Antonio Serrano...procedures was performed for a Portuguese hospital. Dosimetric data and technical parameters......

A. Neves; A. Nunes; M. Rufino; P. Madeira; P. Vaz; A. Pascoal

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

A Note on the Application of L'Hospital's Rule  

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......A Note on the Application of L'Hospital's Rule FABIO CAVALUNI Osservatorio Geofisico Sperimentale, Trieste L'HOSPITAL'S rule is a favourite mathematical...O 0 since, in order to apply L'Hospital's rule, one should know the derivatives......

FABIO CAVALLINI

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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1 THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION RIGHTS Overview: Medicare beneficiaries who are hospital inpatients have a statutory right to appeal to a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for an expedited review when a hospital, with physician concurrence

Oliver, Douglas L.

463

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION for review and control of request for travel authorization. POLICY: 1. Hospital funds (6005 funds) are available on a limited basis to support the expenses for travel related to Hospital business. 2. All

Oliver, Douglas L.

464

Dimensioning hospital wards using the Erlang loss model Corresponding author  

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Dimensioning hospital wards using the Erlang loss model Corresponding author: A.M. de Bruin (MSc professionals, hospital consultants, and managers. In these discussions the occupancy rate is of great importance and often used as an input parameter. Most hospitals use the same target occupancy rate for all

465

The Hospital for Sick Children PAEDIATRIC LABORATORY MEDICINE  

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The Hospital for Sick Children PAEDIATRIC LABORATORY MEDICINE & UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Please Auditorium, The Hospital for Sick Children 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G1X8 Final Program 8:45 ­ 9:00 Introduction Dr. Richard Hegele, Chief, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick

Haykin, Simon

466

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL  

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL SECTION occasions, when the hospital census reaches surge capacity and there is potential for diverting ambulances from John Dempsey Hospital to other facilities, the Nursing Supervisor will contact the CEO or designee

Oliver, Douglas L.

467

Child care workers as agents of change  

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The need to professionalize child care has been amply demonstrated, but the child care workers' role in the treatment process remains unclear. A model for therapist and child care functioning in the treatment ...

Buell E. Goocher

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance to help pay for costs of care when enrollees need help with activities they perform every day, or you have a...

469

Handbook of Pediatric Intensive Care  

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...objectionable, but I found that it streamlined the text. This handbook is useful in at least two ways. First, it can serve as a mini-textbook on pediatric intensive care. It is not meant to be a substitute for any of the major works in the field, but it does provide enough information for the reader to gain more... In caring for critically ill children, the demands on one's time are great, and there is often little time left for reading. Although there are a number of excellent, comprehensive books on pediatric critical care that must be read by those in the field, ...

Trager J.D.K.

1996-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

470

The Supreme Court's Limitation of Managed-Care Liability  

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...Many patients cannot pay for expensive treatment out-of-pocket in the hope of future reimbursement, and few patients have the physical or emotional energy to pursue a challenge when they are sick. More important, patients may not realize that there are grounds for appeal unless their physicians tell them... In June 2004, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that managed-care organizations are not liable when patients have medical complications resulting from decisions to deny coverage for treatments recommended by the patients' doctors. In this article, Wendy Mariner discusses the implications of the Supreme Court decision for physicians and patients.

Mariner W.K.

2004-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

471

Health Care Financing in Ethiopia: Implications on Access to Essential Medicines  

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AbstractBackground The Ethiopian health care system is under tremendous reform. One of the issues high on the agenda is health care financing. In an effort to protect citizens from catastrophic effects of the clearly high share of out-of-pocket expenditure, the government is currently working to introduce health insurance. Objective This article aims to highlight the components of the Ethiopian health care financing reform and discuss its implications on access to essential medicines. Methods A desk review of government policy documents and proclamations was done. Moreover, a review of the scientific literature was done via PubMed and search of other local journals not indexed in PubMed. Results Revenue retention by health facilities, systematizing the fee waiver system, standardizing exemption services, outsourcing of nonclinical services, user fee setting and revision, initiation of compulsory health insurance (community-based health insurance and social health insurance), establishment of a private wing in public hospitals, and health facility autonomy were the main components of the health care financing reform in Ethiopia. Although limited, the evidence shows that there is increased health care utilization, access to medicines, and quality of services as a result of the reforms. Conclusions Encouraging progress has been made in the implementation of health care financing reforms in Ethiopia. However, there is shortage of evidence on the effect of the health care financing reforms on access to essential medicines in the country. Thus, a clear need exists for well-organized research on the issue.

Eskinder Eshetu Ali

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

E-Print Network 3.0 - anesthesia general Sample Search Results  

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Medical School Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Massachusetts General Hospital... , May 22 11:00 am 1146 AV Williams Bldg. Host Nuno Martins Abstract ... Source:...

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Icon and user interface design for emergency medical information systems: A case study  

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A usable medical information system should allow for reliable and accurate interaction between users and the system in emergencies. A participatory design approach was used to develop a medical information system in two Turkish hospitals. The process consisted of task and user analysis, an icon design survey, initial icon design, final icon design and evaluation, and installation of the iconic medical information system with the icons. We observed work sites to note working processes and tasks related to the information system and interviewed medical personnel. Emergency personnel then participated in the design process to develop a usable graphical user interface, by drawing icon sketches for 23 selected tasks. Similar sketches were requested for specific tasks such as family medical history, contact information, translation, addiction, required inspections, requests and applications, and nurse observations. The sketches were analyzed and redesigned into computer icons by professional designers and the research team. A second group of physicians and nurses then tested the understandability of the icons. The user interface layout was examined and evaluated by system users, followed by the system's installation. Medical personnel reported the participatory design process was interesting and believed the resulting designs would be more familiar and friendlier.

Y. Batu Salman; Hong-In Cheng; Patrick E. Patterson

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Long Term Care | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

the Federal government and NNSA's commitment to its employees. Long Term Care icon Federal employees can elect to participate in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance...

475

Health Care (Inpatient) | Open Energy Information  

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Inpatient) Jump to: navigation, search Building Type Health Care (Inpatient) Definition Buildings used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for inpatient care. Sub Categories...

476

Highland Hospital Archives, Williams Health Sciences Library 1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 Finding Aid for the Highland Hospital Archives  

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Highland Hospital Archives, Williams Health Sciences Library 1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 Finding Aid for the Highland Hospital Archives John R. Williams Sr. Collection Box 1 Correspondence Photographs Box 2 Articles, Memos, Pamphlets Book: Writings Hahnemann Hospital Collection Box 1 Hahnemann

Goldman, Steven A.

477

Medical Image on the Go!  

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The idea for softcopy viewing of medical image outside the radiology reading room spread among the scientists in various fields for several years. An image could be read on workstation of all types, from desktop across movable to handheld. ... Keywords: DICOM, Imaging informatics, JPEG2000, Pervasive healthcare, Ubiquitous healthcare

Dragan Ivetic; Dinu Dragan

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

DSM INVESTS IN MEDICAL POLYMERS  

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DSM INVESTS IN MEDICAL POLYMERS ... AS PART OF ITS SHIFT toward the specialty materials business, DSM will acquire Polymer Technology Group (PTG), a privately held maker of biomedical polymers. ... DSM isnt disclosing the purchase price other than to say it is about 10 times PTGs annual earnings. ...

MELODY VOITH

2008-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

479

Medical Image Segmentation Xiaolei Huang  

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(CAT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound, and X-Ray, in standard DICOM formats are often for searching and mining in medical image archives. A chal- lenging problem is to segment regions with boundary-based classification approaches. We first review these two categories of methods and discuss the potential

Huang, Xiaolei

480

Of Physics & Astronomy. MEDICAL PHYSICS  

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, Department of Cardiovascular Science: Academic contact: Dr John Fenner, O-floor, Room OU142 (Hallamshire of the University, and 0114 2713687 from outside, email j.w.fenner@sheffield.ac.uk Medical Physics office contact JWF - Dr John Fenner, Undergrad course director, RHH, O floor, OU142, Tel x 13687, j.w.fenner

Crowther, Paul

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2012 CFCNCA Catalog of Caring  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The CFCNCA Catalog of Caring introduces the CFC, explains how donations work, and includes the names and descriptions of the 4,400 charities that you can donate to.

482

Big Data and Patient Care  

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......It would be na ve to think political will can reverse decades of...hospital performance and at risk patients. To truly transform...trends across a population, at risks groups can be identified and...from undermining the case for investment in big data technology, budget......

Justin Whatling

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Medical Documentation: Part of the solution, or part of the problem? A narrative review of the literature on the time spent on and value of medical documentation  

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AbstractBackground even though it takes up such a large part of all clinicians working day the medical literature on documentation and its value is sparse. Methods Medline searches combining the terms medical records, documentation, time, and value or efficacy or benefit yielded only 147 articles. This review is based on the relevant articles selected from this search and additional studies gathered from the personal experience of the authors and their colleagues. Results documentation now occupies a quarter to half of doctors time yet much of the information collected is of dubious or unproven value. Most medical records departments still use the traditional paper chart, and there is considerable debate on the benefits of electronic medical records (EMRs). Although \\{EMRs\\} contains a lot more information than a paper record clinicians do not find it easy to getting useful information out of them. Unlike the paper chart narrative is difficult to enter into most \\{EMRs\\} so that they do not adequately communicate the patient's story to clinicians. Recent innovations have the potential to address these issues. Conclusion although documentation is widespread throughout the health care industry there has been almost no formal research into its value, on how to enhance its value, or on whether the time spent on it has negative effects on patient care.

Neil Clynch; John Kellett

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals  

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Researching Energy Use Researching Energy Use in Hospitals to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities 179d Tax Calculator Advanced Energy Design Guides Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides Building Energy Data Exchange Specification Buildings Performance Database

485

NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Environmental Assessment for Environmental Assessment for NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC Commercial Domestic Production of the Medical Isotope Molybdenum-99 (DOE/EA-1929) Prepared for U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation/ Global Threat Reduction Initiative August 2012 EA for NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC Commercial Domestic Production of the Medical Isotope Mo-99 i COVER SHEET ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR NORTHSTAR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC COMMERCIAL DOMESTIC PRODUCTION OF THE MEDICAL ISOTOPE MOLYBDENUM-99 Proposed Action: The Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) proposes to provide funding to NorthStar to accelerate the establishment of the commercial production of

486

Medical implants and methods of making medical implants  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A medical implant device having a substrate with an oxidized surface and a silane derivative coating covalently bonded to the oxidized surface. A bioactive agent is covalently bonded to the silane derivative coating. An implantable stent device including a stent core having an oxidized surface with a layer of silane derivative covalently bonded thereto. A spacer layer comprising polyethylene glycol (PEG) is covalently bonded to the layer of silane derivative and a protein is covalently bonded to the PEG. A method of making a medical implant device including providing a substrate having a surface, oxidizing the surface and reacting with derivitized silane to form a silane coating covalently bonded to the surface. A bioactive agent is then covalently bonded to the silane coating. In particular instances, an additional coating of bio-absorbable polymer and/or pharmaceutical agent is deposited over the bioactive agent.

Shaw, Wendy J; Yonker, Clement R; Fulton, John L; Tarasevich, Barbara J; McClain, James B; Taylor, Doug

2014-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

487

Hospital ventilation standards and energy conservation: chemical contamination of hospital air. Final report  

SciTech Connect

In an era of increasing energy conservation consciousness, a critical reassessment of the validity of hospital ventilation and thermal standards is made. If current standards are found to be excessively conservative, major energy conservation measures could be undertaken by rebalancing and/or modification of current HVAC systems. To establish whether or not reducing ventilation rates would increase airborne chemical contamination to unacceptable levels, a field survey was conducted to develop an inventory and dosage estimates of hospital generated airborne chemical contaminants to which patients, staff, and visitors are exposed. The results of the study are presented. Emphasis is on patient exposure, but an examination of occupational exposure was also made. An in-depth assessment of the laboratory air environment is documented. Housekeeping products used in survey hospitals, hazardous properties of housekeeping chemicals and probable product composition are discussed in the appendices.

Rainer, D.; Michaelsen, G.S.

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

The impact of the networked global economy on Chinese public hospitals: a case study of Jiangsu Province Hospital  

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The purpose of this research is to investigate the impacts of globalisation on Chinese public hospitals and from this, then develop a strategic framework to facilitate how these hospitals should respond and accommodate such impacts; and thereby, improve their operations. Results from a case study of Jiangsu Province Hospital are provided. This exemplar case study serves to identify that globalisation offers some significant opportunities and challenges for Chinese public hospitals and that these hospitals have to make every effort to progress so that they are fully prepared and ready to maximise these opportunities. Recommendations regarding this are provided.

Jianqiu Kou; Zhongmin Wang; Nilmini Wickramasinghe

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

A Framework for Exploring the Policy Implications of UK Medical Tourism and International Patient Flowsspol_833 1..25  

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the need for greater clarity in understanding the emergent implications for health policy and health careA Framework for Exploring the Policy Implications of UK Medical Tourism and International Patient opportunities and challenges in terms of treatment options for consumers/patients and health policymakers

Birmingham, University of

490

Take Two Software Updates and See Me in the Morning: The Case for Software Security Evaluations of Medical Devices  

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& Radiation Emitting Device Recalls--finding that between 2002­2010, there were 537 recalls of softwareTake Two Software Updates and See Me in the Morning: The Case for Software Security Evaluations--Medical devices used for critical care are becoming increasingly reliant on software; however, little

Song, Dawn

491

Converting Energy to Medical Progress  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Converting Converting to April 2001 An introduction to the unique research funded by the Medical Sciences Division Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Medicine E v e r y w h e r e i n He a l t h c a r e A n d s o do e s B E R N u c l e a r M e d i c i n e H e lps P a t i e n t s the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has been investing to advance environmental and biomedical knowledge connected to energy. The BER Medical Sciences program fosters research to develop beneficial applications of nuclear technologies for medical diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Today, nuclear medicine helps millions of patients annually in the United States. Nearly every nuclear medicine scan or test used today was made possible by

492

Converting Energy to Medical Progress  

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Converting Converting to April 2001 An introduction to the unique research funded by the Medical Sciences Division Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Medicine E v e r y w h e r e i n He a l t h c a r e A n d s o do e s B E R N u c l e a r M e d i c i n e H e lps P a t i e n t s the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has been investing to advance environmental and biomedical knowledge connected to energy. The BER Medical Sciences program fosters research to develop beneficial applications of nuclear technologies for medical diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Today, nuclear medicine helps millions of patients annually in the United States. Nearly every nuclear medicine scan or test used today was made possible by

493

Medical ice slurry production device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for producing sterile ice slurries for medical cooling applications. The apparatus is capable of producing highly loaded slurries suitable for delivery to targeted internal organs of a patient, such as the brain, heart, lungs, stomach, kidneys, pancreas, and others, through medical size diameter tubing. The ice slurry production apparatus includes a slurry production reservoir adapted to contain a volume of a saline solution. A flexible membrane crystallization surface is provided within the slurry production reservoir. The crystallization surface is chilled to a temperature below a freezing point of the saline solution within the reservoir such that ice particles form on the crystallization surface. A deflector in the form of a reciprocating member is provided for periodically distorting the crystallization surface and dislodging the ice particles which form on the crystallization surface. Using reservoir mixing the slurry is conditioned for easy pumping directly out of the production reservoir via medical tubing or delivery through other means such as squeeze bottles, squeeze bags, hypodermic syringes, manual hand delivery, and the like.

Kasza, Kenneth E. (Palos Park, IL); Oras, John (Des Plaines, IL); Son, HyunJin (Naperville, IL)

2008-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

494

Medical status of Marshallese accidentally exposed to 1954 Bravo fallout radiation: January 1988 through December 1991  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this report is to disseminate information concerning the medical status of 253 Marshallese exposed to fallout radiation in 1954. This report discusses the medical care provided and the medical findings for the years 1988-1991. Details of the BRAVO thermonuclear accident that caused the exposure have been published, and a 1955 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association describing the acute medical effects in the exposed population remains a definitive and relevant description of events. Participation in the Marshall Islands Medical Program by the exposed Marshallese is voluntary. In the spring and fall of each year, medical surveillance is provided to exposed and unexposed cohorts. Examinations performed include: a cancer-related examination as defined by the American Society, an annual thyroid examination and thyroid function testing, serum prolactin testing looking for pituitary tumors, annual blood counts to include platelets, and evaluation for paraneoplastic evidence of neoplasms. This report details the medical program, medical findings, and thyroid surgery findings. Deaths (4 exposed and 10 nonexposed) that occurred during the reporting period are discussed. There is a mild but relatively consistent depression of neutrophil, lymphocyte, and platelet concentrations in the blood of the exposed population. This depression appears to be of no clinical significance. Thyroid hypofunction, either clinical or biochemical, has been documented as a consequence of radiation exposure in 14 exposed individuals. Previously, one other exposed person was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. During this reporting period, a thyroid nodule was identified in an individual who was in utero during the exposure. Upon pathologic review, the nodule was diagnosed as occult papillary carcinoma.

Howard, J.E.; Heotis, P.M.; Scott, W.A.; Adams, W.H.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Commercial Reference Building: Hospital | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

09 09 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142278309 Varnish cache server Commercial Reference Building: Hospital Dataset Summary Description Commercial reference buildings provide complete descriptions for whole building energy analysis using EnergyPlus simulation software. Included here is data pertaining to the reference building type Hospital for each of the 16 climate zones, and each of three construction categories: new construction, post-1980 construction existing buildings, pre-1980 construction existing buildings.The dataset includes four key components: building summary, zone summary, location summary and a picture. Building summary includes details about: form, fabric, and HVAC. Zone summary includes details such as: area, volume, lighting, and occupants for all types of zones in the building. Location summary includes key building information as it pertains to each climate zone, including: fabric and HVAC details, utility costs, energy end use, and peak energy demand.In total, DOE developed 16 reference building types that represent approximately 70% of commercial buildings in the U.S.; for each type, building models are available for each of the three construction categories. The commercial reference buildings (formerly known as commercial building benchmark models) were developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with three of its national laboratories.Additional data is available directly from DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Website, including EnergyPlus software input files (.idf) and results of the EnergyPlus simulations (.html).

496

Health and Social Care Is Health and Social Care right for me?  

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Health and Social Care Is Health and Social Care right for me? Are you are interested in caring for a specialised degree in medicine, nursing or social work? If yes, then Health and Social Care could the best out of this degree. The skills you can gain from a degree in Health and Social Care are wide

Harman, Neal.A.

497

Modeling the determinants of Medicaid home care payments for children with special health care needs: A structural equation model approach  

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AbstractBackground The management of children with special needs can be very challenging and expensive. Objective To examine direct and indirect cost drivers of home care expenditures for this vulnerable and expensive population. Methods We retrospectively assessed secondary data on children, ages 420, receiving Medicaid Personal Care Services (PCS) (n=2760). A structural equation model assessed direct and indirect effects of several child characteristics, clinical conditions and functional measures on Medicaid home care payments. Results The mean age of children was 12.1 years and approximately 60% were female. Almost half of all subjects reported mild, moderate or severe ID diagnosis. The mean ADL score was 5.27 and about 60% of subjects received some type of rehabilitation services. Caseworkers authorized an average of 25.5h of PCS support per week. The SEM revealed three groups of costs drivers: indirect, direct and direct+indirect. Cognitive problems, health impairments, and age affect expenditures, but they operate completely through other variables. Other elements accumulate effects (externalizing behaviors, PCS hours, and rehabilitation) and send them on a single path to the dependent variable. A few elements exhibit a relatively complex position in the model by having both significant direct and indirect effects on home care expenditures medical conditions, intellectual disability, region, and ADL function. Conclusions The most important drivers of home care expenditures are variables that have both meaningful direct and indirect effects. The only one of these factors that may be within the sphere of policy change is the difference among costs in different regions.

Omolola E. Adepoju; Yichen Zhang; Charles D. Phillips

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Hospital | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hospital Hospital Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Hospital Here you will find past versions of the reference buildings for new construction commercial buildings, organized by building type and location. A summary of building types and climate zones is available for reference. Current versions are also available. You can download ZIP files that contain the following: An EnergyPlus software input file (.idf) An html file showing the results from the EnergyPlus simulation (.html) A spreadsheet that summarizes the inputs and results for each location (.xls) The EnergyPlus TMY2 weather file (.epw). benchmark-v1.0_3.0-hospital.zip benchmark-v1.1_3.1-hospital.zip benchmark-new-v1.2_4.0-hospital.zip More Documents & Publications Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Large office

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PRE-HOSPITAL PRACTICES FOR HANDLING A RADIOLOGICALLY CONTAMINATED PATIENT  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER Viewing this video and completing the enclosed printed study material do not by themselves provide sufficient skills to safely engage in or perform duties related to emergency response to a transportation accident involving radioactive material. Meeting that goal is beyond the scope of this video and requires either additional specific areas of competency or more hours of training

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Energy Star for Hospitals 2011 Update: Progression or Regression?  

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Energy Star for Hospitals 2011 Update: Progression or Regression? Brandon E. Travis1 1 Project Manager, SSRCx, 2995 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN 37204, U.S.A. Email: btravis@ssr-inc.com Abstract: The Energy Star performance rating system...ENERGY STAR for Hospitals 2011 Update: Progression or Regression? Brandon E. Travis October 24, 2012 History of Energy Star Energy Star for Hospitals Critique & Conclusions Outline ? Benchmarks are important ? Energy efficiency void...

Travis, B.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z