A radical prescription for state health care
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- Interim guidance leads to first list of approved PSOs. // Hospital Peer Review;Dec2008, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p158
The article reveals that interim guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the criteria for becoming a patient safety organization (PSO) has allowed The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to officially designate PSOs.
- Patient or client? If in doubt, ask. Wing, Peter C. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p287
Presents a survey of people seeking health care as to their preference in being called `patients' or `clients.' The setting for the survey; Method; Conclusions.
- Taking the `care' out of health care. Silversides, Ann // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/24/98, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p465
Focuses on Ontario Minister of Health Elizabeth Witmer's plan to take the word care out of health care, literally. The confidential email from the head of the health ministry's communication and informative department; The instruction to the ministry staff to write about the health system,...
- Workable approach to health reform needed. Johnson, Spencer C. // AHA News;1/16/95, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p6
No abstract available.
- Senate GOP maps out health reform strategy. Kostreski, Farah // AHA News;1/23/95, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the plans of Republican senators in the United States House of Congress for health care reforms. Creation of a health care task force; Expected date of task force's first meeting; Agenda for the meeting; Plans for a reform bill by the end of the session.
- Metamorphosis with a community conscience. Simpson, John N. // AHA News;2/6/95, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p6
Discusses the changes in health care policies in the United States. Implications of proposed health care system reforms by health care providers in the United States; Community-based goal of the reforms; Absence of correlation between medical charges and costs; Risks of middle class and senior...
- Health care system reforming itself. // AHA News;4/17/95, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p5
Reports on the results of a study by the US National Committee for Quality Health Care on the reforms in the American health care delivery system. Contact information.
- Health care cuts could lead to serious economic fallout--study. Asplund, Jon // AHA News;10/16/95, Vol. 31 Issue 42, p3
Presents an economic impact report predicting the consequence of Medicare and Medicaid spending cuts on New York's economy and health care delivery system. Forecast on the United States economy; Greater New York Hospital Association's advocacy for fairness in the cut.
- Trade commissioners ease antitrust rules. Aston, Geri // AHA News;09/02/96, Vol. 32 Issue 35, p3
Reports on the guidelines issued by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice which will allow hospitals and doctors to form health care networks with fewer worries about violating antitrust laws. Features of the revisions; Definition of shared financial risk; Comment by Fred...
- Uncompensated care guidelines urged. // AHA News;09/16/96, Vol. 32 Issue 37, p5
Presents information on policy guidelines for uncompensated care in the light of hospital closures, mergers, increased competition and loss of funds in the United States.