TITLE

Informatics Tools for Improving Healthcare Delivery

AUTHOR(S)
Haselkorn, Jodie K.; Hatzakis Jr., Michael; Haselkorn, Mark P.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
PN;Feb2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the health-provider tools of the Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence used to optimize services across the U.S. Veterans Health Administration for veterans with multiple sclerosis. Significance of the web site of the center for veterans to access updated information about the disease and its treatment; Application of the Telehealth system which enables home and center-to-center monitoring and enables specialists to see the patients without the need to travel; Description of how the web site and the system plays a vital role in the diagnosis and health support.
ACCESSION #
15724817

 

Related Articles

  • VA's Promise. Booss, John // PN;Feb2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p48 

    Focuses on the promise of the Department of Veteran Affairs to help veterans with multiple sclerosis in the U.S. Stand of the agency, the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the United Spinal Association, and other groups in multi-sclerosis research; Significance of highly concentrated expertise in...

  • Utilization of health care by patients with multiple sclerosis is based on professional and patient-defined health needs. Beckerman, H.; van Zee, I. E.; de Groot, V.; van den Bos, G. A. M.; Lankhorst, G. J.; Dekker, J. // Multiple Sclerosis (13524585);Nov2008, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p1269 

    Objective This cross-sectional study investigates healthcare utilization, and determines which pre-disposing, enabling, and health factors are associated with healthcare utilization among 121 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods Data on patient-related predisposing, enabling, and...

  • Disability and treatment patterns of multiple sclerosis patients in United States: A comparison of veterans and nonveterans. Vollmer, Timothy L.; Hadjimichael, Olympia; Preiningerova, Jana; Ni, Weijia; Buenconsejo, Joan // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p163 

    Provides information on a study that compared the demographic characteristics and treatment of those veteran multiple sclerosis patients who receive their healthcare from the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to that of veterans not in the VHA and nonveterans. Methodology of the study;...

  • VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION: Improvements Needed in Design of Controls over Miscellaneous Obligations.  // GAO Reports;7/31/2008, p1 

    The article focuses on the study of Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in the U.S. It relates the improvements needed in design of controls over miscellaneous obligations. GAO's draft report on the study includes the recommendations to strengthen...

  • Health Status Among 28,000 Women Veterans. Frayne, Susan M.; Parker, Victoria A.; Christiansen, Cindy L.; Loveland, Susan; Seaver, Margaret R.; Kazis, Lewis F.; Skinner, Katherine M. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar2006 Supplement 3, Vol. 21, pS40 

    BACKGROUND: Male veterans receiving Veterans Health Administration (VA) care have worse health than men in the general population. Less is known about health status in women veteran VA patients, a rapidly growing population. OBJECTIVE: To characterize health status of women (vs men) veteran VA...

  • Quality of life for veterans with multiple sclerosis on disease-modifying agents: Relationship to disability. Guarnaccia, Joseph B.; Aslan, Mihaela; O'Connor, Theresa Z.; Ann Hope, Mary; Kazis, Lewis; Kashner, C. Michael; Booss, John // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Jan2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p35 

    Our objective was to compare self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for U.S. veterans with multiple sclerosis (MS) on disease-modifying agents with provider reports of HRQOL from standard disability measures. We conducted a 3-year prospective observational study of 204 subjects who...

  • The Treatment experience, burden, and unmet needs (TRIBUNE) study — measuring the socioeconomic consequences of Multiple Sclerosis. Fattore, Giovanni; Lang, Michael; Pugliatti, Maura // Multiple Sclerosis Journal;Jun2012 Supplement, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p5 

    The authors reflect on the importance of the treatment experience, burden, and unmet needs (TRIBUNE) study in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). They provide an overview of the socioeconomic consequences of the MS treatment in developing and developed nation since it signifies economic...

  • Reducing survey burden: feasibility and validity of PROMIS measures in multiple sclerosis. Senders, Angela; Hanes, Douglas; Bourdette, Dennis; Whitham, Ruth; Shinto, Lynne // Multiple Sclerosis Journal;Jul2014, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p1102 

    The article examines the feasibility and validity of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) and compares to commonly-used legacy measures for multiple sclerosis (MS). It is said that patient-reported outcomes are important for clinical research. 133 participants...

  • Hospital admission due to infections in multiple sclerosis patients. Magyari, Melinda // Current Medical Literature: Multiple Sclerosis;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p113 

    The article presents a review of the study regarding the susceptibility of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that lead to their hospital admission. It provides details of the study that observes data of 20 543 MS patients from the Swedish Patient Register using International Classification...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics