Uncertainties surround new funding for "Most Responsible Physicians"
- Change presents challenges. Nelson, William H. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep95, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p10
Comments on the improvement of clinical quality by healthcare organizations in the United States. Reduction of variations in provision of healthcare; Use of clinical practice models; Continuous quality theory and technique.
- President's new commission will protect consumers where health care changes may affect quality. // Insurance Advocate;09/07/96, Vol. 107 Issue 35, p14
Reports on the plan of President Bill Clinton to create a commission which would recommend ways to protect consumers where changes in the health care industry may affect quality. Steps taken by the industry to improve outcomes; Reduction of liability losses; Risk modification programs.
- Fittingness. Marty, Martin E. // Second Opinion;Jul94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p8
Illustrates the need in medical care for fittingness, the character of being appropriate and of being in keeping with a situation. Need for caregivers, families of people who are ill and patients to do things fittingly.
- Better benefits foster increased productivity. Burns, Joseph // Managed Healthcare;Aug97, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p58
Focuses on healthcare quality measurement programs used by employers to foster competition based on quality. Means to evaluate workplace productivity; Improvement on worker productivity through health and productivity management; Need of an integrated approach to benefits.
- Clinton appoints healthcare panel. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;9/9/96, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p6
Reports on the creation by President Bill Clinton of a federal commission which will examine ways to ensure quality healthcare for consumers. Investigation into managed care's effects on quality of care; Clinton's support to a plan to help temporarily unemployed workers to continue to pay for...
- Untitled. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/93, Vol. 67 Issue 23, p20
Presents results of a survey of health care executives. Agreement that more emphasis should be given on effects of reform on quality of health care; Three areas as basis of quality measures.
- Quality watch. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p20
Reports on developments related to quality control of medical care in the United States. Release of clinical guidelines for diagnosing and treating acute low-back problems by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; Endorsement of the guidelines.
- CONTINUUM OF CARE. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;2/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p14
Reports the impact of cost-cutting measures on health care quality. Study of Medicaid patients; Quality differences at hospital clinics and doctors offices; Care of patients in medium-cost community health centers.
- Quality watch. Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 19, p16
Presents medical care quality-related news items for the week of October 5, 1996, in the United States. Includes Institute for Clinical Systems Integration's release of six new guidelines for its 19 medical groups; Patient-doctor relationship.