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National Medical Expenditure Survey, 1987: Survey of American Indians and Alaska Natives, Preliminary Dental Visit Data [Public Use Tape 23.3P]
The National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES) series provides information on health expenditures by or on behalf of families and individuals, the financing of these expenditures, and each person's use of services. The Survey of American Indians and Alaska Natives (SAIAN) was designed in collaborati...
CBS News/New York Times Monthly Poll #1, April 2009
This poll, fielded April 1-5, 2009, is a part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked whether they approved of the way Barack Obama was handling the presidency and issues such...
Hospital Quality: from Crisis to Transparency: The Institutional Career of « Quality Indicators » in France
International audience For several decades, reforms have been implemented in the French hospital sector in order to optimize management and to control health expenses. By following the institutional career of “quality indicators” since the late 1990s, this paper focuses on the social process through...
Medical and nursing care in Graz penal and compulsive institutions from 1750 to 1850. Focus on: Places of age and care — Hospitals, homes and hospitals
Medical care in correctional facilities and penitentiaries has always been of particular importance, for various reasons: Maintaining the health of the inmates was not only an act of kindness, but also necessary to prevent epidemics and disease. After all, this was a precondition for the utilization...
Company plan of an IT consulting firm specialized on blockchain
[EN] A consulting firm is a business with, at least, one expert or consultant that provides professional advice to an individual or an organization for a fee. These organisations can specialize in many fields of study, like finance, management, technology, or health care. When a consulting bases its...
Intensive Case Management for Addiction to promote engagement with care of people with severe mental and substance use disorders: an observational study.
Co-occurring severe mental and substance use disorders are associated with physical, psychological and social complications such as homelessness and unemployment. People with severe mental and substance use disorders are difficult to engage with care. The lack of treatment worsens their health and s...
CBS News Monthly Poll #2, September 2007
This poll, fielded September 4-8, 2007, is a part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicits public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked whether they approved of the way George W. Bush was handling his job as president, wh...
Statistical analysis of waiting time of patients by queuing techniques: case study of large hospital in Pakistan
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Cost of hospital care for HIV/AIDS infected patients in three general reference hospitals in Lubumbashi, DR Congo: prospective cohort study
peer reviewed Introduction: This article analyses the composition of healthcare costs for HIV/AIDS infected patients in a country with limited resources and attempts to identify the factors that influence these costs. The aims are to calculate medical care costs, analysing how they vary depending on...
Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe : policy summary 5
The global financial crisis that began in 2007 can be classified as a health system shock – that is, an unexpected occurrence originating outside the health system that has a large negative effect on the availability of health system resources or a large positive effect on the demand for health serv...
The role of nursing management in implementing the safe surgery goal: a literature review
O indivíduo é exposto à intervenções cirúrgicas está sujeito a diversos tipos de riscos e complicações relacionados ao procedimento, que podem favorecer o aumento da mortalidade. Objetiva – se discorrer a respeito da implementação do protocolo de cirurgia segura, destacando o papel do enfermeiro par...
Vulnérabilité socialedes consultants d'odontologie d'un hôpital public : Social vulnerability of out-patients consulting the dentistry service of a public hospital
`titrebSummary`/titrebThere are social inequalities in oral and dental health. It can be useful to identify people in socially vulnerable or marginalised situations because they require a particular kind of care. Through a survey of patients in a dentistry services in a public hospital, we sought to...
Wasteful Spending in Health Care: A US and UK international comparison
In health care, greater attention in the United States and the United Kingdom is being given to maximize the benefit of dollars and pounds spent. With the persistent increase in health care prices and demographic changes, evidence-based high-value care has become essential. This paper examines the n...
Switzerland committed to innovation : the Swiss Network of Technology Assessment
Switzerland showed its commitment to innovation in health care since the early 80th, implementing agencies and government units with the mission to promote and to appropriately govern innovation. The Swiss Network of Technology Assessment (SNHTA) was founded in 1998. The aim is the promotion and imp...
The schizophrenic trends in health policy reforms in Central Africa
Confronted to a deterioration in health conditions, developing countries have, over the last 20 years, embarked on major reforms of their health policies. The main focus of these measures was the iconic primary health care system, followed by the cost recovery policy and the district health system....
Physicians’ incentives to adopt personalised medicine: Experimental evidence
International audience We study physicians’ incentives to use personalised medicine techniques, replicating the physician’s trade-offs under the option of personalised medicine information. In a laboratory experiment conducted in two French Universities, prospective physicians played a real-effort g...
Performance-based financing in low-income and middle-income countries: isn’t it time for a rethink?
peer reviewed This paper questions the view that performance-based financing (PBF) in the health sector is an effective, efficient and equitable approach to improving the performance of health systems in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). PBF was conceived as an open approach adapted to...
Revenue from remedies collected by individuals in the 17th and 18th centuries. Origin and use
Modern, many remedy recipes are recorded by individuals in their books of reason. The 330 study of these recipes shows the bursting of their origin, although the exact path of their transmission is difficult to determine. It is not strictly popular medicine. On the contrary, it is consistent with th...
Building an Independence Account in Réunion
Medical progress combined with better access to healthcare has significantly reduced mortality in Réunion (Giorgi, 2005; Sandron, 2007; Bernède-Bauduin and Cellier, 2013). While the prospect of living longer is above all good news, increasing life expectancy in “good health”, i.e. without loss of au...
Paralleling of Diagnostic Endeavor for Control of Mycobacterial Infections and Tuberculosis
Mycobacterial infections and tuberculosis pose global public health threats. High tuberculosis morbidities and mortalities are due to the diagnosis problems among other causes. This chapter describes and compares diverse mycobacterial infections and tuberculosis diagnostic efforts and point-out the...
Hospital Staff Shortage: the Role of the Competitiveness of Pay of Different Groups of Nursing Staff on Staff Shortage. Hospital Staff Shortage: the Role of the Competitiveness of Pay of Different Groups of Nursing Staff on Staff Shortage
International audience Shortages of nursing staff in OECD countries have been a preoccupation for policy makers. Shortages of staff may be the consequence of uncompetitive pay. In the private sector, employers in different regions can offer different pay rates to reflect local amenities and cost of...
Good governance in the reform of the financing of the health system in Burundi
Introduction: in Burundi, free care for children under five and pregnant women was introduced in 2006. It was coupled with the Based Performance Finance (BCF) approach from 2010 onwards. The purpose of this article is to identify the elements in this reform of the financing of the health system that...
Economic Evaluation of Antiepileptic Drug Therapy: A Methodologic Review
International audience Summary: Purpose: The increasing number of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) fostered the development of economic studies in epilepsy. We reviewed this literature to identify and discuss methodologic issues. Methods: We included all studies devoted to cost-based evaluation in epilepy...
National Study of Physician Organizations and the Management of Chronic Illness (NSPO), 2000-2001
The National Study of Physician Organizations and the Management of Chronic Illness (NSPO) examined relationships among physician organization characteristics and the implementation of care management processes (CMP) aimed at improving outcomes and reducing costs for the treatment of four chronic di...
Multimorbidity in family medicine
Multimorbidity, or co-occurrence of several chronic diseases, is becoming increasingly important for health professionals and the organisation of the health system. It has important consequences for the patient in terms of quality of life and functional impact, for the family doctor in terms of coac...