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Authors: Steven M. Asch, David P. Baker, Joan Keesey, Michael S. Broder, Matthias Schonlau, Mayde Rosen, Peggy Wallace, Emmett B. Keeler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: heart, failure, chronic, care, model, improve, collaborative
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Background: Organizationally based, disease-targeted collaborative quality improvement efforts are widely applied but have not been subject to rigorous evaluation. We evaluated the effects of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Breakthrough Series (IHI BTS) on quality of care for chronic heart failure (CHF). Research Design: We conducted a quasi-experiment in 4 organizations participat......
Authors: Gerald Kominski, Steve Long
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Keywords: hospital, stays, costlier, patients, income, medicare, low
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Medicare's Prospective Payment System (PPS) includes an adjustment that provides additional payments to hospitals that serve a disproportionately large share of low-income patients. the principal rationale for this adjustment is that low-income patients are costlier to treat, controlling for DRG. Only a few studies have directly examined this issue, however. These studies differ both over whether ......
ISBN: 0756732042, 9780756732042
Author: Randolph C. Hite
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Keywords: defense, health, care, system, acquiring, risks, technology, greater, practices, reduce, information
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 66This report reviews the DoDs acquisition of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS) II, an automated medical info. system to be deployed to about 1,100 health facilities at 142 mil. installations worldwide. This report is one in a series examining DoD's use of best practices in acquiring information technology systems. The objecti......
Authors: Carole Roan Gresenz, Janice C. Blanchard, Teague Ruder, Shallon Craddock, Nicole Lurie
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: montgomery, cares, evaluation, course, underserved, mid, serving
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This summary of the 2008 findings from a planned five-year evaluation (2006–2011) of the Montgomery Cares initiative, a Montgomery County, Maryland-funded program designed to provide basic health care to low-income, adult, uninsured county residents through financial support to community clinics, is based on data from the electronic medical records of Montgomery Cares patients, a patient sur......
Author: The Fermented Gourmet
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Keywords: career, second, gourmet, fermented
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: May 09, 2011Category: Non-Fiction»Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits»GourmetWords: 2914 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbookDescriptionAfter seeing a void in high quality, ecclectic wine and beer jellies available on the market.The Fermented Gourmet has crafted his own line of gourmet wine and beer jellies. Now, he puts pen to paper with instructions on how to ......
Authors: Robert H. Brook, Allyson Ross Davies
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Keywords: past, present, future, services, care, assuring, quality, medical, mechanisms
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Reviews public- and private-sector programs for assessing and assuring the quality of medical care services, and analyzes their potential effectiveness.In particular, the report examines Professional Standards Review Organizations, the Performance Evaluation Procedures (PEP) used by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, the programs devised by prepaid group practice systems establish......
Author: National Roundtable On Health Care Quality
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: care, quality, statement
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Download free ebook: Statement On Quality Of Care......
ISBN: 0309209463, 9780309209465
Authors: Committee On Oral Health Access To Services; Institute Of Medicine, National Research Council
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Keywords: vulnerable, underserved, populations, care, health, access, oral, improving
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Access to oral health care is essential to promoting and maintaining overall health and well-being yet only half of the population visits a dentist each year. Poor and minority children are less likely to have access to oral health care than are their nonpoor and nonminority peers. Older adults, people who live in rural areas, and disabled individuals, uniformly confront access barriers, regardles......
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