- Measuring quality of care with routine data: Avoiding confusion between performance indicators and health outcomes. Giuffrida, Antonio // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/10/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7202, p94
Presents information on a study on the impact of factors outside the control of primary care on performance indicators proposed as measures of the quality of primary care. Method; Results; Conclusion.
- Primary care and Roma health. Rotar, Danica; de Graaf, Pim // International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC);Nov2013 Supplement, Vol. 13, p1
We live in the "Roma decade of inclusion", from 2005 to 2015 currently. In that context several health studies and projects have been undertaken. Roma people rank among so called disadvantaged groups of people who live in Europe. Social, economic, biological and psychological dimensions...
- Hutt Valley PHOs to merge four into one. McMillan, Virginia // New Zealand Doctor;10/6/2010, p17
The article reports that four primary health organizations (PHOs) in Hutt Valley, New Zealand, will merge into one.
- GPs set up health centre for students. // Pulse;11/9/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 42, p17
The article reports on the opening of a university health center for students by Beaumont Villa and Peverell Park surgeries in Plymouth, England. The practice negotiated with the primary care trust in the area with the hope of offering tailored quality framework emphasizing the needs of students...
- Medicopolitical digest. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/19/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7199, p1703
Discusses the results of the public health conference held in Great Britain in 1999. Plans of public health doctors to work with their general practitioner colleagues in primary care groups (PCG); Concerns about the contribution of public health to PCG; Discussion on institutionalized racism.
- Call for clarity on public health. // GP: General Practitioner;2/25/2011, p3
The article reports that general practitioner (GP) consortia in Great Britain need frameworks and information regarding the public health systems as they lack clarity on their responsibilities.
- A INTRODUÃ‡ÃƒO DE ATENDIMENTOS POR FISIOTERAPEUTAS EM UNIDADES DA ATENÃ‡ÃƒO PRIMÃRIA EM SAÃšDE. da Silveira Langoni, Chandra; Valmorbida, Luiza Armani; de Lima Resende, Thais // Revista Brasileira em PromoÃ§Ã£o da SaÃºde;jul-set2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p261
Objectives: To assess the effect on clinical indicators of the introduction of individual weekly physical therapy sessions in five Primary Health Care units in Porto Alegre, RS. Methods: The medical records from 59 patients were analyzed. They were treated between April 2010 and May 2011 by two...
- Primary care integrative approach to Kidney Disease into Public Health Global Initiative. Varva, Olimpia-Maria // International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC);Nov2013 Supplement, Vol. 13, p1
Aims and objectives: The main goal consists into translation of the scientific new advances concerning the chronic kidney disease (CKD), from the laboratories and clinics, including the primary and secondary health care settings, to applicable public health measures. It's signifies to integrate...
- Integrated service delivery and the role of hospitals. Miettunen, Risto; Hagen, Terje P.; Stavdal, Anna; Dugdale, Paul; Penttinen, Jorma // International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC);Nov2013 Supplement, Vol. 13, p1
Public health and primary care have a huge impact on the demand of hospital services which is reflected in regional differences. In general, hospitals have strategies based on functionality and do master these functions quite efficiently. However if the total cost per capita eventually rises due...