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Net costs of health worker rural incentive packages: an example from the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
We utilize the findings from the discrete choice experiment surveys applied to students training to be health professionals and costing analyses in Lao People's Democratic Republic to model the anticipated effect of incentive packages on new worker location decisions and direct costs. Incorporating...
Bending the cost curve? Results from a comprehensive primary care payment pilot.
We compare 2008-2010 claims and eligibility records on about 10,000 patients in practices transforming to a PCMH and receiving risk-adjusted base payments and bonuses, with similar data on approximately 200,000 patients of nontransformed practices remaining under fee-for-service reimbursement. We es...
Ambulatory diagnosis and treatment of nonmalignant pain in the United States, 2000-2010.
Escalating rates of prescription opioid use and abuse have occurred in the context of efforts to improve the treatment of nonmalignant pain. The aim of the study was to characterize the diagnosis and management of nonmalignant pain in ambulatory, office-based settings in the United States between 20...
A phased cluster-randomized trial of rural hospitals testing a quality collaborative to improve heart failure care: organizational context m...
Use of evidence-based practices for heart failure (HF) patients has the potential to improve outcomes and reduce variations in care delivery. To evaluate the effect of a rural hospital quality collaborative and organizational context (nurse staffing and practice environment) on 4 HF core measures. P...
Measuring nurses' impact on health care quality: progress, challenges, and future directions.
Quality measurement is central in efforts to improve health care delivery and financing. The Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative supported interdisciplinary research teams to address gaps in measuring the contributions of nursing to quality care. To summarize the research of 4 inte...
Validation of a Neighborhood SES Index in a Managed Care Organization.
We constructed a neighborhood SES index using readily available US Census variables and studied associations of the index with self-reported education, formal education, and neighborhood residential characteristics among adult enrollees of a managed care organization (MCO). : A neighborhood SES inde...
Better interprofessional teamwork, higher level of organized care, and lower risk of burnout in acute health care teams using care pathways:...
We performed multilevel statistical analysis. : Thirty teams and a total of 581 individual team members participated. The intervention teams scored significantly better in conflict management [β=0.30 (0.11); 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.08 to 0.53]; team climate for innovation [β=0.29 (0.10); 95%...
Long-term Acute Care Hospitals: A Clinical, Economic, and Ethical Dilemma.
Authors' response to letter from david seidenwurm.
Who Participates in Chronic Disease Self-management (CDSM) Programs? Differences Between Participants and Nonparticipants in a Population of...
: Self-care management is recognized as a key component of care for multimorbid older adults; however, the characteristics of those most likely to participate in Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSM) programs and strategies to maximize participation in such programs are unknown. : To identify indiv...