Ecological analysis of health care utilisation for China's rural population: association with a rural county's socioeconomic characteristics
- All in it together? Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/8/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7886, p47
The article discusses how it is unacceptable for a public institution, charity, or medical organisation to pay for private medical cover or private education. Social cohesion can occur only when everyone uses public services. The only way in Great Britain that one can prove the capability of the...
- Effects of socioeconomic position on 30-day mortality and wait for surgery after hip fracture. BARONE, ANNA PATRIZIA; FUSCO, DANILO; COLAIS, PAOLA; D'OVIDIO, MARIANGELA; BELLEUDI, VALERIA; AGABITI, NERA; SORGE, CHIARA; DAVOLI, MARINA; PERUCCI, CARLO ALBERTO // International Journal for Quality in Health Care;Dec2009, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p379
Objective: In countries where the National Health Service provides universal health coverage, socioeconomic position should not influence the quality of health care. We examined whether socioeconomic position plays a role in short-term mortality and waiting time for surgery after hip fracture.
- Medical madness and Liberal resistance. // Lamp;Apr2014, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses brief historical background of the Medicare health care scheme in Australia. Topics explored include the opposition to the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the General Practitioners' Society of Australia (GPSA) to the private health insurer known then as Medibank,...
- 2010 National Maternity Survey. Edwards, Nadine // AIMS Journal;2015, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p23
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- Explaining the social gradient in smoking cessation: itâ€™s not in the trying, but in the succeeding. D Kotz // Tobacco Control;Feb2009, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p43
OBJECTIVE: Smokers from more deprived socioeconomic groups are less likely to become ex-smokers. This study examined how far this is attributable in England to a social gradient in quit attempts, use of aids to cessation and/or the success of quit attempts. DESIGN: Cross-sectional household...
- Equity in health care: current situation in South Korea. Hong-Jun Cho // Journal of the Korean Medical Association / Taehan Uisa Hyophoe ;Mar2013, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p184
Health care has contributed improvement of health, however, it may aggravate health inequity if there is socioeconomic disparities in access to health care service or quality in health care. Health care interventions may cause health inequalities if there is difference in effectiveness among...
- Let's CHAT. Orr, Nicola; MacLean, Claire; Cairns, Diane // Speech & Language Therapy in Practice;Winter2010, p22
The article discusses on the Communication Help and Awareness Team (CHAT) project Whole Nursery Narrative Approach in Scottish local authority areas. It states that the aim is to maximize children's language and social development in order to promote later literacy and communication skills. It...
- Equality, explicitness, severity, and rigidity: The Oregon plan evaluated from a Scandinavian... Hansson, Lars F.; Norheim, Ole Frithjof // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Aug94, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p343
Attempts to evaluate the Oregon plan from the perspective of the Scandinavian health care system. Comparison of Scandinavian and Oregon health systems; Advantages and disadvantages of both systems.
- Hospital horror stories, chapter one. Serres, Christopher // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/5/94, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p6
Reports that some patients are not satisfied with the current quality of health care in Alberta and that the media is only too happy to play up the horror stories, real or imagined. `Edmonton Sun' report that city hospitals shut their doors to out-of-town patients; `Edmonton Journal' story;...