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- ACCESS TO EMERGENT MUSCULOSKELETAL CARE: RESUSCITATING ORTHOPAEDIC EMERGENCY-DEPARTMENT COVERAGE. Bosse, Michael J.; Henley, M. Bradford; Bray, Timothy; Vrahas, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 6, p1385
The article presents information on the access of patients to emergency musculoskeletal care. The authors explore the forces impacting orthopaedic coverage in the emergency department and the professional obligations of the orthopaedic community to emergency department. It is informed that 90%...
- For-profit clinic founder is CMA's new president-elect. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/28/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 7, p912
Reports on the election of Brian Day as president of the Canadian Medical Association for 2007-2008. Career of Day in the field of medical care; His views on issues concerning health care; Views of other association members on Day's election.
- New rules on competition are still a concern. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/16/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7899, p2
The article reports the redrafting of regulations on procurement by Great Britain's government and offers the varied opinions which have raised on the redrafting.
- Dreams, Dollars, and Deeds. Tupper, C. John // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/5/90, Vol. 264 Issue 9, p1150
Presents the text of a speech by C. John Tupper, president of the American Medical Association given on June 27, 1990 which deals with access to quality health care for every U.S. citizen.
- Disparity nation. MAY, DAVID // Modern Healthcare;8/1/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p25
The author discusses the disparity in healthcare in the U.S. He cites several disparities in the country, including the income gap, wealth gap and educational. The author points out the inconsistency of access to and outcomes of the care. He praises some organizations, including the American...
- Meeting the DEMENTIA DEMAND. // Australian Ageing Agenda;Nov/Dec2009, p6
The article reports on the recommendation of Alzheimer's Australia to the Australian government to invest 1 billion dollars to minimise the impact of dementia on the nation's health system. It notes that the group outlined its recommendations in its 2010 budget submission, which states that a...
- THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNANCE CORNER. Sutton, Ernest R. // Trustee;May2005, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p4
Focuses on studies which have shown that minorities typically have fewer opportunities to access the health care system in a timely and affordable way, and often have less positive outcomes from such diseases as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure. Way board members can help alleviate...
- A Standing Call to Action. AZAR, FREDERICK M. // AAOS Now;May2013, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p53
The article offers the author's insights on the significance of enhancing health care delivery in the field of orthopaedics for the patients and orthopaedic surgeons in America. The author says that the orthopaedic care must be accessed since the shift on healthcare reform is becoming a threat....
- Patient-based funding model endorsed. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/9/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p522
The article reports on the move of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to support the proposed patient-based funding of the health care system in Canada. The association plans to create a blueprint and a timeline for the transformation of the system to include patient-focused funding. Members...