What the health summit missed
- New health authority board convenes for first time. Merx, Katie // Crain's Detroit Business;8/23/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p2
The newly appointed members of the Detroit Wayne County Health Authority board convened for the first time last Wednesday. The city of Detroit, Wayne County and the state have charged the authority with creating a system to ensure that Wayne County's uninsured and underinsured residents have...
- Getting better every day. Kennedy, Ian // Public Finance;12/16/2005, p21
The article comments on the statutory duty of Great Britain Healthcare Commission to encourage improvement in the provision of health care in the country. Ministers are reviewing the regulation of health and social care, including the role of the commission. But to contrast regulation with...
- Recognizing the needs and roles of the key actors. Burns, Alan // Journal of Health Services Research & Policy;Jul2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, p53
The author comments on some research on social policy. He accepts that health care managers are low users of research evidence and have little tradition of using the library in finding the answer. He emphasized that researchers have a different perception of what constitutes good or useful research.
- Technically speaking. Burda, David // Modern Healthcare;6/9/2003 Supplement, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p2
Introduces a series of articles which deals with the inaugural recipients of the Chief Executive Officer Information Technology Achievement Award in health care.
- There needs to be change. Lauer, Charles S. // Modern Healthcare;6/9/2003 Supplement, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p4
Comments on the importance of establishing an information technology (IT) award for the field of health care. Reason behind the IT priority of chief executive officers in health care organizations; IT changes or improvements needed in health care; Benefits of improved IT to patients.
- HEALTH CARE IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM: IMPLICATIONS FOR EXECUTIVES AND MANAGERS. Kilpatrick, Anne Osborne; Holsclaw, Patricia W. // Public Administration Quarterly;Fall96, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p365
Our nation's health care system has experienced tremendous upheavals since the turn of the previous century. Provision of care--including availability--payment mechanisms, education and training, and methods of delivery, including structure, have all been influenced by changes in funding and...
- Local Health Departments' Mission to the Uninsured. Keane, Christopher; Marx, John; Ricci, Edmund // Journal of Public Health Policy;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p130
It is often maintained that local health departments (LHDs) should not directly provide personal health services. However, our nationally representative sample revealed that most LHD directors (87%) believed LHDs must directly provide these services, primarily because they perceived a high level...
- Doing simple things well. Greenhalgh, Trisha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/3/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7396, p991
Presents a commentary about the shift in medical care from a cure model to a risk management model. Comparison of the medical practice to a gadget used to predict weather.
- LMC and PEC roles now compatible. // Pulse;4/20/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 16, p7
The article reports that local medical committee members in Birmingham, England will be able to take up professional executive committee positions after the Heart of Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust has reconsidered its previous ruling. The primary care trust decided to remove the...