Medical dominance then and now: critical reflections
- Maximizing Human Performance. Buell, John M. // Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, preceding p19
The article informs that healthcare organization should know the skill requirement for high performance and then recruit deserving candidate everyday in order to optimize patient care. It informs that high performers ask for feedback continuously for the growth of their career. It informs that...
- An analysis of the adaptability of a professional development program in public health: results from the ALPS Study. Richard, Lucie; Torres, Sara; Tremblay, Marie-Claude; Chiocchio, François; Litvak, Éric; Fortin-Pellerin, Laurence; Beaudet, Nicole // BMC Health Services Research;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Professional development is a key component of effective public health infrastructures. To be successful, professional development programs in public health and health promotion must adapt to practitioners' complex real-world practice settings while preserving the core components of...
- Professional Care Team Burden (PCTB) scale -- reliability, validity and factor analysis. Auer, Stefanie; Graessel, Elmar; Viereckl, Carmen; Kienberger, Ursula; Span, Edith; Luttenberger, Katharina // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2015, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p2
Background: There is growing concern about how to provide care for persons with dementia in institutions such as nursing homes, day care centers, mobile services and hospitals. Care teams (formal caregivers) have to meet specific expectations from different sides: the Person with Dementia...
- Collaborative health care teams in Canada and the US: Confronting the structural embeddedness of medical dominance. Lynn Bourgeault, Ivy; Mulvale, Gillian // Health Sociology Review;Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p481
There has been a renewed interest in collaborative models of health care delivered by 'interdisciplinary teams' of providers across several health care systems. This growing phenomenon raises a host of issues related to the management of professional boundaries and the contemporary state of...
- Achieving Provider Status For Pharmacists. Abramowitz, Paul W. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/1/2013, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p184
The article presents a message from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FASHP, Paul W. Abramowitz, Pharm.D, highlighting the importance of pharmacists achieving provider status and their services made eligible for recognition and payment by Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party payers.
- FAST TRACK TO THE FUTURE. Sparling, Polly // Career World;Sep2006, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
The article forecasts the growth of careers related to health care and technology in the U.S. Health care and technology are the two industries that will generate the most job opportunities over the next 15 to 20 years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. A trio of social factors--the...
- Enabling occupational therapy: moving beyond the generalist vs specialist debate in community mental health. Michetti, Jennifer; Dieleman, Crystal // British Journal of Occupational Therapy;May2014, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p230
Occupational therapists working in community mental health teams continue to debate their role within a case management model of service. They are caught between a service system, requiring them to work as generalist care coordinators, and a profession working to distinguish itself in a...
- Community care II: possible solutions. Murphy, Elaine // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/2/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6614, p6
Presents several good practice to improve community care services in Wales. Components of community care; Features of successful schemes; Initiation of service innovations to local authority social services departments.
- 'Been to Africa' Fiander, Alison; Hughes, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/23/89-12/30/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6715, p1591
Focuses on the medical and nursing care in Africa. Poor motivation among the staff; Argument on unsupervised work and inappropriate medicine; Complications of delayed medical care.