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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......
ISBN: 0821348043, 9780821348048
Author: World Bank
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Keywords: europe, eastern, former, soviet, union, central, practices, utility, services, poor, policies, maintaining
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Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 68Prior to the dissolution of the communist state, utility prices were driven by political priorities in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Utility prices were kept artificially low until the early 1990s. When the cost of these across-the-board price subsidies became unaffordable, one government af......
Authors: William A. Lucas, Robert K. Yin
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Keywords: applications, public, services, alternative, telecommunications, local, needs, serving
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Describes a research approach for applying new telecommunications to public service delivery.The report uses two case studies and illustrative experiments to determine the comparative value of using telecommunications. Somerville, Massachusetts, an example of a dense inner suburb with a cable system, serves as a context for comparing services to the home with the use of the neighborhood telecommun......
Author: Lorraine A. Clasquin
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Keywords: health, insurance, study, coverage, services, dental, mental
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Cost, transitory demand under experimental conditions, and likelihood of inclusion of mental health and dental insurance benefits in a national plan are discussed as criteria for determining the scope of coverage in the Health Insurance Study.The cost of a dental program is affected by the mean age of the covered population.Dental coverage appears likely for children under 18.The cost of outpatien......
ISBN: 0833029452, 9780833029454
Authors: Laura H. Baldwin, Frank Camm, Nancy Y. Moore
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Keywords: decisions, purchased, services, justifying, making, contract, bundling, framework, federal
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An organization bundles the services that it purchases when it consolidates activities previously provided by separate sources and purchases the services through a single contract from a single provider.The Department of Defense is giving increasing attention to this practice because commercial firms report that bundling offers the potential for significant performance and cost benefits.However, t......
ISBN: 0833019023, 9780833019028
Author: Robert H. Brook
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Keywords: research, services, health
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Two principles shape an applied research field such as health services research. First, studies can be classified as methodological, descriptive, analytical, or experimental; and second, health services research is conducted at two levels — the doctor-patient level and the policy level. Twenty years of increasingly sophisticated description and analysis allow researchers now to measure bette......
ISBN: 0821382985, 9780821382981
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: health, workforce, study, indonesia, services, provision, new, insights
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Directions in Development : DID - Human DevelopmentEnglish; Paperback; 156 pages; 6x9Published April 14, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8298-1; SKU: 18298 Over the past decade, Indonesia has implemented significant healthsector reforms that include decentralizing responsibilities for servicedelivery, designing incentives for health providers, increasing thesupply of midwives in remote areas,......
ISBN: 1437921329, 9781437921328
Author: Barry Leonard
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Keywords: services, operations, medical, emergency, investigation, report, special
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 84This report discusses safety issues identified during the National Transportation Safety Board?s special investigation of 55 emergency medical services (EMS) aircraft accidents that occurred in the United States between January 2002 and January 2005. Safety issues discussed in this report focus on less stringent requirements for E......
ISBN: 0821381407, 9780821381403
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: low, income, areas, rural, services, increase, access, telecommunications, options
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World Bank Working Papers 178English; Paperback; 72 pages; 7x10Published March 12, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8140-3; SKU: 18140 'Options to Increase Access to Telecommunications Services inRural and Low-Income Areas' is part of the World Bank Working Paperseries. These papers are published to communicate the results of theBank’s ongoing research and to stimulate public dis......
ISBN: 0833005529, 9780833005526
Authors: Rae W. Archibald, Jan M. Chaiken, Patricia D. Fleischauer, D. Liebenson, Roger L. Rasmussen, Warren Walker
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Keywords: medical, services, emergency, regionalize, efforts, effects
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In 1973, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded grants of up to $400,000 to 44 regions to promote the development of well-organized regional emergency medical systems (EMS). The present study investigates the principal effects associated with changes in the EMS systems of seven of the 44 regions funded by the Foundation. Chapter 2 details the research design. Chapter 3 discusses organizational......
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