COMMENTARY: In-home palliative care increased patient satisfaction and reduced use and costs of medical services
- In-home palliative care increased patient satisfaction and reduced use and costs of medical services. // ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p16
The article presents a study which examines the effect of an in-home palliative care (IHPC) program to patients. Here, the researchers use a randomized controlled trial. According to the study, an IHPC program plus usual care increased patient satisfaction and reduced use and costs of medical...
- MEDICARE/MEDICAID. Serb, Chris // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;08/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 15, p15
Reports on the home health agencies and care for senior citizen involve in Medicare. Reason why payments are wasted in health care firms in California; Findings of the study conducted by Veteran Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles on services for senior citizens.
- OTs receive highest marks from patients. // Hospital Home Health;Jan2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on a patient satisfaction survey conducted by Press Ganey Associates Inc. on home care services in the U.S., according to which, occupational therapists (OTs) were ranked the highest rated home care provider.
- CNE QUESTIONS. // Hospital Home Health;Apr2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p47
A quiz concerning the patient satisfaction survey on the services offered by home health agencies is presented.
- Turning complaints into compliments. Hohl, Dawn // Trustee;Feb96, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the use of patient dissatisfaction to improve a home care agency's clinical and business processes. Case studies on patient complaints; Key features of an effective patient satisfaction program; Use of a market recovery process in handling complaints.
- Aneurysm screening programme 'to be highly effective'. // Pulse;3/29/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p16
The article focuses on the study on the long-term effect of screening program for abdominal aortic aneurysms in Great Britain. The study demonstrated that the screening program offers cost benefits for older men having annual and quarterly medication on aneurysms. It revealed the estimated cost...
- The diagnostic sign was in the other room. White, Philip // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/24/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7323, p1239
Relates the author's experience visiting an elderly female patient in her home. How her friend had requested that he visit her; Mild dementia suffered by the patient; Concern of the doctor that she seemed more confused than usual; His discovery of coffee ground vomit on a couch in the woman's...
- Preventive home visits to elderly people. Clark, J // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/29/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7315, p708
Editorial. Comments on conflicting results in studies to assess the usefulness of preventive home visits to older people. Limitations of meta-analyses and systematic reviews in studying the treatment program; Factors which contribute to the effectiveness of home visits, including the...
- A study on the application of internet based home healthcare management system in Korean older adults. TaeBum Lee; HyunSook Chang // Journal of Convergence Information Technology;Jul2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p265
This paper propose a new internet based home healthcare system and frame of reference that might permit the development of a better understanding of management system that is the development of home healthcare service in Korean national longtermcare insurance. We applied our developed system to...