Rapid Health and Needs assessments after disasters: a systematic review
- The Week. Scrutator // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/5/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6611, p1495
Focuses on the crisis met by government and doctors on primary health care. Pressures on medical health practitioners by politicians; Proposals from the General Medical Services Committee; Points of view from the author on the issue.
- Therapeutic flexibility in the post disaster response. Rosser, R.; Dewar, S. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1991, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses issues related to post-disaster medical response. Now it is almost accepted that long-term services are necessary to deal with the psychological impact of the disaster on the victims. Generally disaster victims are exposed to similar symptomatology. However, different...
- Reassessing the number and mix of system physicians needed. Sauve, Marc // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb96, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p56
Discusses the goal of conducting physician needs assessments and devising medical staff development plans. How methods must be developed to correctly assess number and mix of physicians needed; Existing guidelines; Declining need for physicians; Conclusion.
- Communities ask, `What's in it for us?' Scott, Lisa // Modern Healthcare;01/06/97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p39
Reports that healthcare systems can expect increased scrutiny of the integration efforts from the American public in 1997. Reference to the lawsuit brought against Boca Raton Community Hospital; Whether health maintenance organizations are experiencing financial difficulties. INSET: Outlook 1997..
- INCREMENTAL CHANGE NOT ENOUGH. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 23, p18
Focuses on the report of the 12th annual environmental assessment of health care, which states that health care organizations pursuing incremental operational change are on a path to failure. Information on how to offer better services.
- Needs assessment: from theory to practice. Stevens, Andrew; Gillam, Stephen; Wright, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/09/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7142, p1448
Part III. Provides information on needs assessment in healthcare and how the results can be used effectively. Purpose of health needs assessment; Subjects of healthcare needs assessment; Needs assessment at the level of health authority and general practice.
- Need - is a consensus possible? Culyer, Anthony // Journal of Medical Ethics;Apr98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p77
Editorial. Cites medical care as a service to be allocated according to need. Authors interpretation of the word `need'; Elements of the need concept; Necessity of health; Discussion on the need for health care.
- Linking market research to strategic planning. Thornton, Phyllis M. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p34
Discusses community needs assessment as a planning tool for the maximization of an institution's patient mix. Documentation of unmet needs in the market; Steps in conducting community needs assessment include the study of overall senior adult population trend; Measurement of economic...
- New ways to treat the old. Meyer, Harris // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;8/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 15, p42
Describes a scenario envisioned by health care planners in the United States tailored to suit the needs of the chronically ill and disabled senior citizens. Supervision of the elderly in adult day care centers; Availability of a network of medical support; Payment of a one-stop-shopping health...