Universal Access to Health Care in America: A Moral and Medical Importance
- Blood pressure in children rises, "health literacy" sags. Asch-Goodkin, Judith // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jun2004, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p10
Deals with various proposals for health care in the U.S. Opposing views on solving the health-care crisis; Percentage of U.S. adults who have difficulty reading and understanding health information; Prevalence of high blood pressure in U.S. children and adolescents.
- Staffing, SUD reuse, e-commerce to command center stage. Berklan, James M. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2001, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the expected issues in the U.S. healthcare industry in 2001. Issue on staffing shortage; Reason electronic commerce initiatives could be slowed; Continued revenue shortages for hospitals.
- Washington UPDATE. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2001, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p6
Presents an update on regulatory issues important to the U.S. healthcare industry as of January 2001. U.S. Health Care Financing Administration's guidelines for Medicare+Choice organizations to receive extra risk-adjustment payment for outpatient care of congestive heart failure payments...
- Health-Care Costs: HR's Crisis Has Real Solutions. Caudron, Shari // Workforce;Feb2002, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p28
Focuses on the cost of health care system in the U.S. as of February 2002. Disadvantages of ignoring the complexity of the cost of the system; Expected increase in health costs nationwide in 2002; Factors influencing the rise in health costs.
- Notebook. // Modern Physician;Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p26
Presents updates on public health and medical care in the United States as of February 2000. Danger posed by bottled chili sauce; Information on the warning retracted by Germany health officials regarding the soccer jerseys; Details on the arrest of Carlos Ruiz, director of internal pediatric...
- Rate hikes spell relief. Petitte, Karen // Modern Physician;01/01/2001, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p15
Forecasts the status of medical care and medical organizations in the United States in 2001. Issues and developments in medical care in 2000; Efforts by the medical organizations concerning the demand for increase in rates.
- Thinking ahead. Versel, Neil // Modern Physician;Nov2001, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p2
Provides information on the changes imposed by the United States government for health emergency response in the country, as a result of the anthrax contamination. Importance to have a response plan for disasters; Significance of employee training; Remarks from Jeanan Yasiri, administrator of...
- Silver lining. Millenson, Michael L. // Modern Physician;Nov2001, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p30
Focuses on the positive changes in the healthcare system of the United States after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Provision of quality of care and cost-effective services; Investment on technology; Sense of community among healthcare organizations; Areas in which sensitivity is more...
- Trustees' community focus...makes them strong political advocates for their hospitals. West, Patricia // AHA News;6/17/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 23, p4
Presents an article on the role played by hospital trustees in expressing medical care concerns to legislators. Factors that affect the foundation of the public health service and hospitals; Focus of the Committee on Governance of the American Hospital Association; Opposition of hospital...
- Share your story on improving care. Davidson, Dick; Barry, Dennis // AHA News;5/19/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p4
Encourages U.S. citizens to participate in the quality initiative designed to demonstrate the quality of care delivered by hospitals in the U.S. Reason for embarking the initiative; Significance of voluntary participation among U.S. citizens; Aim of the initiative.