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- Open-heart surgeries must allow choice, price options. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/23/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p10
The article discusses the necessity for the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) to review its rules under its Certificate of Need Commission. It notes how hospitals across Michigan support Metro Health Hospital's bid before the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) to offer...
- Aligning Forces to Improve Quality, Equity of Care ... Robert Graham. Kehoe, Bob // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2011, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p15
An interview with national director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality Program, Robert Graham, is presented. When asked how the program engages patients, he notes an increased sensitivity among consumers to how their decisions impact their health status and care....
- DIABETES. // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Aug2012, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p27
The article discusses the initiative by Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center titled Improving Patient Care Four (IPC4), which aims to improve the access to quality health care in Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon.
- SaÃºde da famÃlia: expansÃ£o, aprofundamento e desafios. Dalcanale Tesser, Charles // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p4292
No abstract available.
- UK is the best at coordinating care for sicker patients, shows survey. Roehr, Bob // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/19/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7832, p1022
The article reports on the results of the survey which show that Great Britain and Switzerland offers the best primary coordinating care for adult patients.
- The inverse care law. Dalrymple, Theodore // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/10/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7847, p38
The article discusses the short story "A Circular Tour," by W. W. Jacobs, with a focus on the inverse care law proposed by general practitioner Julian Tudor Hart.
- (FQHCS) MA Facility Gets Itself 'Shovel Ready,' Wins $6.4M Federal Grant. // Community Health Funding Week;10/22/2010, p2
The article offers information on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) grant facility Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). It mentions that around 727 million dollars have been awarded to 143 FQHCs across the U.S. during October 2010, to augment access to quality...
- Can the voluntary sector come to the aid of the NHS? Woodward, Paul // British Journal of Healthcare Management;Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p110
No abstract available.
- Needs of older people exceed ability of services to respond, claims report. Triggle, Nick // Nursing Older People;Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p8
The article reveals that the needs of older people in Great Britain has exceeded the capacity of the nation's health care system to respond, according to a report by charity Age UK. The report cites the failure of the majority of community nurses to deliver the care patients need and identifies...