Steering through the medical maze
- Cancer Survivors--United States, 2007. Rowland, J. H.; Mariotto, A.; Alfano, C. M.; Pollack, L. A.; Weir, H. K.; White, A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/8/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 22, p2281
This article deals with an increase in the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. from 1971 to 2011. It attributes the increase to advances in early detection and treatment of cancers. It references nine Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) programs that were used to estimate the...
- Lessons Learned. WRIGHT, BETH BRADFIELD // Marketing Health Services;Spring2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p10
In this article, the author shares her health care experience and discusses the lessons learned during her stage II breast cancer chemotherapy. She states that she was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer in the year 2012 and after surgery three additional cancer sites were found in the same...
- Breaking NEWS. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jul2001, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p1
Presents news briefs on health care and purchasing in the U.S. as of July 2001. Statistics on the shortage of workers; Plans of the Health and Human Services to rate healthcare providers through performance.
- A strong workforce vital for health care's future. Webb, Craig // AHA News;04/02/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p6
Editorial. Stresses the significance of a strong work force in the United States medical care industry. Factors to consider to improve the health care work force; How the education plan of President George W. Bush should be linked with that of the promotion of strong health care work force.
- Unity and commitment. // AHA News;12/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 25, p4
Discusses the importance of unity and commitment among medical personnel in dealing with the challenges and pressures faced by hospitals in the U.S. in 2004. Factors that influenced the distribution of Medicaid funding; Background on the implementation of a program for the persistent physician...
- Should health care be nationalized? Hutchison, Andy // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/18/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p16
Presents views of several medical personnel about the nationalization of the health care in the U.S.
- The Clock Is Ticking. Moynihan, James J. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Dec96, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p80
Examines the readiness of health plans to meet the required standards for the specified electronic transactions under the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Overview of the Act; Effect of the law on health care providers; How the standards can be...
- 26 reasons why you should not become a PSO. Vitberg, Alan K. // Managed Healthcare;Aug98, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p24
Discusses information about medical care in the United States. Several reasons not to become a provider sponsored organization (PSO); Coverage of PSO; Other options for provider organizations that want to protect market share; Things to be considered before deciding to become a PSO.
- The cutting edge. Hagland, Mark; Lumsdon, Kevin // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;8/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 15, p79
Presents a compendium of the leading people, organizations, programs and technologies that continue to contribute to the advancement of health care in the United States. Includes Leonard Schaeffer; Boston Emergency Services Team's Virtual Hospital; Dr. David B. Nash; Friendly Hills HealthCare...