About the evaluation of computerised health care services: Some critical points
- HIT roundup. // Medical Device Daily;10/31/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 211, p4
The article reports on the endorsement of the comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) of eClinicalWorks by Rush Health integrated network of physicians and hospitals in Chicago, Illinois in its more than 300 affiliated private physician members which will help them deliver more efficient care.
- Does I.T. Certification Favor the Big Boys? Goedert, Joseph // Health Data Management;Dec2006, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p9
The article reports on the certification of 35 ambulatory electronic medical records (EMR) by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), in which alleges CCHIT engaging in unfair business practices. CCHIT is owned by three trade associations including a host of...
- outpatient. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1665
A definition of the term "outpatient," which refers to one who receives treatment at a hospital, clinic or dispensary but is not hospitalized, is presented.
- Casemix adjustment for outpatient service: a tool for resource allocation of social security population in Thailand. Upakdee, Nilawan; Pannarunothai, Supasit; Sakunphanit, Thaworn; Preechachard, Rangsima // BMC Health Services Research;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Introduction Social security scheme (SSS) is a compulsory health insurance scheme covering formal workers in Thailand. The scheme pays health care providers on a flat capitation rate to cover both ambulatory and inpatient care. Capitation payment has caused strong incentive for cost-containment,...
- 'Who says there is a deficiency in care?'. Waterfall, William E. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the care maintenance for outpatients undergoing complicated surgery. Evolution of surgical management of gallstones; Inclusion of home visit or telephone interview in the 48-hour post-discharge survey; Need for outpatients to have a regular contact with their surgeons.
- Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy: home visit versus telephone follow-up. Fallis, Wendy M. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p39
Investigates the post-discharge follow-up for patients who have undergone laparoscopic cholecystectomy on an outpatient basis. Difference in mean concern scores and satisfaction level of patients; Growth in the availability and use of ambulatory surgery; Use of the telephone as a suitable...
- Health care barometer. // AHA News;6/12/95, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p4
Reports on a survey showing the expansion of ambulatory care services by urban hospitals in the United States. Reasons for the new and expanded services; Percentage of hospitals showing ambulatory care services; Top five services targeted for establishment and expansion.
- PPI: Hospitals up 0.1% overall. Cys, Jane // AHA News;04/12/99, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p2
Reports the status of main hospital segments in the Producer Price Index as of April 9, 1999. Increase in the general medical and surgical hospitals; Status of inpatient treatments; Decrease in outpatient services.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Fall92, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p128
Presents an abstract of the study `The Dual-Task Methodology and Assessing the Attentional Demands of Ambulation with Walking Devices,' by D.L. Wright and T.L. Kemp and reprinted from the 1992 issue of the `Physical Therapy.'
- FQHC relieves some ED pressure. // ED Management;Oct2010, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p113
The article reports on federally qualified health center (FQHC) co-developed by Erlanger Health System and University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOMC) in Chattanooga, Tennessee which addresses concerns regarding the increase in non-acute patients under health care reform.