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Authors: Gerald Kominski, Steve Long
Source: www.rand.org
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 ......
Author: Cassandra M. Guarino
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: wage, size, inequality, california, industry, hospital, firm, technology, biased, skill, technological, change, study, hypothesis, reinterpreting
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This study examines data from the 1983-1993 California hospital industry to test whether observed patterns of wage inequality growth can be explained by the skill-biased technological change hypothesis. The study finds little evidence of a direct link between technological inputs and skill premia, particularly when growth in firm size is taken into account. The findings challenge the notion that t......
ISBN: 0833045598, 9780833045591
Authors: Ian D. Coulter, Marcia A. Ellison, Lara Hilton, Hilary J. Rhodes, Gery W. Ryan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: factors, facilitating, creation, center, barriers, study, based, integrative, medicine, case, hospital
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Current integrative medicine practices in hospital settings involve some form of partnership between complementary and alternative medicine and biomedicine. This five-year study adopted a longitudinal methodology to track the establishment of a single hospital-based Integrative Medicine Center. Using extensive qualitative interview data, the project staff conducted a stakeholder analysis of all pa......
ISBN: 0833018272, 9780833018274
Authors: Lisa V. Rubenstein, Katherine L. Kahn, Ellen Harrison, Marjorie J. Sherwood, William H. Rogers, Robert H. Brook
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: quality, medical, following, changes, implementation, prospective, system, payment, summary, medicare, inhospital, review, implicit, record, method, structured, measuring, care
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To measure the quality of medical care before and after implementation of the Prospective Payment System (PPS) by Medicare, the authors developed methods for both implicit and explicit review of the medical record. Explicit review relies upon measurement of the extent to which care accords with previously specified criteria; implicit review depends upon a practitioner's expert opinion to develop a......
ISBN: 0833021117, 9780833021113
Author: Sally Trude
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: visits, medicare, rates, description, physicians, hospital
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Medicare's resource-based fee schedule and national volume performance standards aim to improve equity in payment to physicians and contain costs. Since physicians provided 2.5 million more hospital visits in 1988 than in 1986, this study sought to provide a description of the determinants of how often physicians provide hospital visits and to present a baseline for studying changes in the volume ......
ISBN: 1875017852, 9781875017850
Authors: O Shisana, E Hall, Kr Maluleke Et Al. (hsrc, Medunsa & Mrc)
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: health, hospitalised, ambulatory, patients, facilities, personnel, national, hiv, aids, sector, impact, survey
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This report emanates from the results of a study that examined the impact of HIV/AIDS on the public and private health facilities in South Africa, and outlines the subsystems that are affected. Both public and private sector health facilities have reported an increase in the number of patients seeking clinical care for people living with HIV/AIDS, leading to increased admissions to medical and pae......
ISBN: 0309078555, 9780309078559
Author: edited By Bradford H. Gray
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: hospitals, competitive, environment, doctors, profit, health, care, new
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Download free ebook: The New Health Care For Profit:doctors And Hospitals In A Competitive Environment......
Author: Logan Branjord
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: hospitality, western
Formats:PDF ePub
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Rating:(4.50based on4reviews)Published: May 05, 2011Category: Fiction»Literature»WesternWords: 1176 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbookDescriptionDon't take your eye off a country girl...Tagsmurder, fear, country, happiness, horse, humanity, western, cowgirl, kindness, compassion, desert, gun, heartwarming, empathy, hound, mutt......
Authors: Donna O. Farley, Lisa R. Shugarman, Feng Zeng, Pat Taylor, J. Scott Ashwood
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: special, medicare, payments, hospitals, rural, supply, utilization, trends
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During its analysis of Medicare special payments to rural providers, RAND studied rural hospital numbers and distribution as well as trends in inpatient use of and spending for rural hospital services. This report presents RAND's findings.......
ISBN: 0833011715, 9780833011718
Authors: Jack Zwanziger, Elizabeth M. Sloss, Susan D. Hosek, Anil Bamezai, Lois M. Davis, K. M. Cameron
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: services, hospitals, substance, abuse, psychiatric, children, analysis, payment, champus, exempt, prospective
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In an effort to control rapidly increasing costs, the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) adopted a prospective payment system for inpatient services in October 1987. This report presents the results of an analysis of prospective payment options for three services exempt from the CHAMPUS diagnosis-related group (DRG) payment system. Although specific issues diff......
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