Body and soul
- Struggling to Understand Health Coverage. Leyes, Maggie // Advisor Today;Dec2007, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p27
The article reports on the survey showing that 43% of workers were struggling to understand health care plan coverage as revealed by Watson Wyatt Worldwide in the U.S. The survey reveals that most employees are confused in understanding basic health-plan vocabulary such as co-pay or deductible....
- Individual health plans. McClellan, Matt // Smart Business Detroit;Jun2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p18
An interview with Ray Sohn, director of the Individual Market at Priority Health is presented. When asked about the options for exiting employees, he relates that the Consolidated Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) allows for up to 18 months of health coverage or until they become entitled to a...
- Finding Health, Wellness in an Ailing Economy. Oubré Jr., Nathaniel // San Diego Business Journal;4/20/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 16, pA22
The article reports on the significance of finding the best health plans while maintaining cost control among the employers. It notes that employers want to invest in a program which put emphasis on preventive care, wellness and chronic disease management to improve their staff's health and...
- 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...
- WOEFUL TALES. Grayson, Mary // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;4/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p7
Criticizes those in the medical care profession who resist change or demand it in the area of needs assessment. Need to get beyond emotional outbursts to comprehend what is being asked; Need to avoid sacrificing quality health care or profits at the undue expense of the other.
- Detection of submaximal effort and assessment of stability of the coefficient of variation. Robinson, Michael E.; Sadler, Ian J. // Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation;Dec97, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p207
Focuses on the detection of submaximal effort and assessment of stability of the coefficient of variation in injured patients. Use of an isokinetic leg extension task; Variability of submaximal efforts; Determination of the peak torque; Coefficient of variation differences between submaximal...
- Better ways of assessing health needs in primary care. Shanks, John; Kheraj, Sadru // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/25/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6978, p480
Looks at methods for assessing health needs in primary care by Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). Advantages of combining epidemiological analysis with personal knowledge of primary care practitioners; Data disaggregation into small area levels; Uses for allocation of resources.
- Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionals. Robinson, Amanda // Emergency Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p8
No abstract available.
- What's your Diagnosis? // AAOS Now;Jul2011, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p23
A quiz concening medical diagnosis is presented.