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Comparative evaluation of costs, quality and system effects of ambulatory surgery performed in alternative settings

final report

Author: Donald S. Orkand,Franz M. Jaggar,Elliott Hurwitz,United States. Health Care Financing Administration. Office of Policy, Planning, and Research,Orkand Corporation

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ambulatory surgery

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Comparative Evaluation of Costs, Quality and System Effects of Ambulatory Surgery Performed in Alternative Settings

Final Report

Author: Franz M. Jaggar,Elliott Hurwitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ambulatory surgery

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Medical technology and costs of the Medicare program.

Author: N.A

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1428923756

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Government Reports Announcements & Index

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Science

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Health Maintenance Organizations

Dimensions of Performance

Author: Harold S. Luft

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412825016

Category: Medical

Page: 468

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Goldman's Cecil Medicine,Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features and Print, Single Volume,24

Goldman's Cecil Medicine

Author: Russell La Fayette Cecil,Lee Goldman (MD.),Andrew I. Schafer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437716040

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 2655

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Since 1927, Goldman-Cecil Medicine has been the world's most influential internal medicine resource. In the ground-breaking 25th edition, your original purchase ensures you will be up-to-date without the need for a subscription. Through the new, more powerful Expert Consult eBook platform, this "living text" provides continuous updates that will integrate the latest research, guidelines, and treatments into each chapter, ensuring that the content is as current as the day this edition was first published. Goldman-Cecil Medicine offers definitive, unbiased guidance on the evaluation and management of every medical condition, presented by a veritable "Who's Who" of modern medicine. A practical, straightforward style; templated organization; evidence-based references; and robust interactive content combine to make this dynamic resource quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, state-of-the-art clinical answers you need. Expert Consult eBook version included with print purchase: Access continuous updates from Editor Lee Goldman, MD, who thoroughly reviews internal medicine and specialty journals, updating online content to reflect the latest guidelines and translating that evidence into treatment. Interactive Q&A section features over 1,500 board-style questions and answers to aid in preparing for certification or recertification exams. Outstanding supplementary tools include figures, tables, videos, heart and lung sounds, treatment and management algorithms, fully integrated references, and thousands of illustrations and full-color photos. Search all of the text, figures, supplementary material, and references from the book on a variety of devices and at no additional cost - Expert Consult access is included with this title! Practical, bulleted, highly templated text with easy-to-use features including flow charts and treatment boxes. New chapters on global health, cancer biology and genetics, and the human microbiome in health and disease keep you on the cutting edge of medicine. Today's most current evidence-based medicine guidelines help you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible. Focused coverage of the latest developments in biology includes the specifics of current diagnosis, therapy, and medication doses. The reference of choice for every stage of your career! Goldman-Cecil Medicine is an ideal learning tool for residents, physicians, and students as well as a valuable go-to resource for experienced healthcare professionals. Cecil - the best internal medicine resource available since 1927 - far exceeds the competition in versatility, ease-of-use and up-to-datedness.

Engineering a Learning Healthcare System:

A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary

Author: Institute of Medicine,National Academy of Engineering

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309120640

Category: Medical

Page: 340

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Improving our nation's healthcare system is a challenge which, because of its scale and complexity, requires a creative approach and input from many different fields of expertise. Lessons from engineering have the potential to improve both the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery. The fundamental notion of a high-performing healthcare system--one that increasingly is more effective, more efficient, safer, and higher quality--is rooted in continuous improvement principles that medicine shares with engineering. As part of its Learning Health System series of workshops, the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care and the National Academy of Engineering, hosted a workshop on lessons from systems and operations engineering that could be applied to health care. Building on previous work done in this area the workshop convened leading engineering practitioners, health professionals, and scholars to explore how the field might learn from and apply systems engineering principles in the design of a learning healthcare system. Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary focuses on current major healthcare system challenges and what the field of engineering has to offer in the redesign of the system toward a learning healthcare system.

Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia

Author: George A. Gregory,Dean B. Andropoulos

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444345168

Category: Medical

Page: 1376

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Millions of pediatric patients receive anesthetics every year, but it has been established that those under 12 months of age have a higher risk of poor outcomes. Well established at the forefront of the field, and founded and edited by one of its modern pioneers, Pediatric Anesthesia is renowned for the excellence of its practical guidance. Aimed at pediatric anesthetists, anesthetists, and trainee anesthetists, this new edition covers the use of anesthesia on newborns to young adults, placing a strong emphasis on the most recent and important information from research and publications.

Making Choices in Health

WHO Guide to Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Author: Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer,World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9789241546010

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 318

View: 6648

This guide provides information on the concepts involved in using cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) to evaluate the costs and health effects of specific health policy interventions, taking into account the efficiency of current and proposed interventions and seeking to maximise the transferability of cost estimates across settings. Issues discussed include: a brief description of this 'generalized CEA' approach and its methodological differences to more traditional methods, study design, cost estimation, discounting, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, and results reporting. The second part of the publication contains a series of papers on selected technical issues and applications, originally published in journals.

Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes

A User’s Guide

Author: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/AHRQ

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 1587634333

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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This User’s Guide is intended to support the design, implementation, analysis, interpretation, and quality evaluation of registries created to increase understanding of patient outcomes. For the purposes of this guide, a patient registry is an organized system that uses observational study methods to collect uniform data (clinical and other) to evaluate specified outcomes for a population defined by a particular disease, condition, or exposure, and that serves one or more predetermined scientific, clinical, or policy purposes. A registry database is a file (or files) derived from the registry. Although registries can serve many purposes, this guide focuses on registries created for one or more of the following purposes: to describe the natural history of disease, to determine clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of health care products and services, to measure or monitor safety and harm, and/or to measure quality of care. Registries are classified according to how their populations are defined. For example, product registries include patients who have been exposed to biopharmaceutical products or medical devices. Health services registries consist of patients who have had a common procedure, clinical encounter, or hospitalization. Disease or condition registries are defined by patients having the same diagnosis, such as cystic fibrosis or heart failure. The User’s Guide was created by researchers affiliated with AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program, particularly those who participated in AHRQ’s DEcIDE (Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions About Effectiveness) program. Chapters were subject to multiple internal and external independent reviews.

Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464965447

Category: Medical

Page: 879

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Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education. The editors have built Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Health System Efficiency

How to Make Measurement Matter for Policy and Management

Author: Jonathan Cylus,Irene Papanicolas,Who Regional Office for Europe,Peter C. Smith

Publisher: Health Policy

ISBN: 9789289050418

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Efficiency is one of the central preoccupations of health policy-makers and managers, and justifiably so. Inefficient care can lead to unnecessarily poor outcomes for patients, either in terms of their health, or in their experience of the health system. What is more, inefficiency anywhere in the system is likely to deny health improvement to patients who might have been treated if resources had been used better. Improving efficiency is therefore a compelling policy goal, especially in systems facing serious resource constraints. The desire for greater efficiency motivates a great deal of decision-making, but the routine use of efficiency metrics to guide decisions is severely lacking. To improve efficiency in the health system we must first be able to measure it and must therefore ensure that our metrics are relevant and useful for policy-makers and managers. In this book the authors explore the state of the art on efficiency measurement in health systems and international experts offer insights into the pitfalls and potential associated with various measurement techniques. The authors show that: 1) the core idea of efficiency is easy to understand in principle -- maximizing valued outputs relative to inputs, but is often difficult to make operational in real-life situations; 2) there have been numerous advances in data collection and availability, as well as innovative methodological approaches that give valuable insights into how efficiently health care is delivered; 3) our simple analytical framework can facilitate the development and interpretation of efficiency indicators. The authors use examples from Europe and around the world to explore how policy-makers and managers have used efficiency measurement to support their work in the past, and suggest ways they can make better use of efficiency measurement in the future. The study came out of the Observatory's LSE hub. It links to a forthcoming study offering further insights into how to develop and interpret policy relevant efficiency metrics and to the earlier volumes on performance measurement. It will be of considerable use to policymakers and their advisors, health care regulators, patient representative groups, managers and researchers.

Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464965587

Category: Medical

Page: 817

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Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Patient Access

Tools and Strategies for the Medical Practice

Author: Elizabeth W. Woodcock,Deborah Walker Keegan

Publisher: Medical Group Management Association/Center for Research in Ambulatory Health Care Administration

ISBN: 9781568295336

Category: Medical

Page: 235

View: 4699

Preceded by It's your call / Elizabeth W. Woodcock, Deborah Walker Keegan. c2013.

Short Stay Surgery

Author: William E. G. Thomas,Norbert Senninger

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540690283

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 5769

An ever-increasing number of surgical procedures are now being performed in ambulatory settings. Hospital beds are at a premium and resources are becoming scarcer. This atlas guides readers through all the practicalities: it looks at the potential of short-stay surgery, how to set it up and how it may be relevant to all surgical specialities. Specialists well- known in their sphere discuss and illustrate operations that can be performed without a stay in hospital. The topics covered will become more and more relevant as time goes by, and those who read this book will be able to stay well ahead of the game. It is designed to help surgeons plan for the future and discover the vast potential for this form of surgery.

Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964726

Category: Medical

Page: 1281

View: 2383

Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963924

Category: Medical

Page: 2137

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Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation. The editors have built Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Evidence-based Orthopedics

Author: Mohit Bhandari

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405184760

Category: Medical

Page: 1178

View: 2189

Surgical orthopedic procedures such as hip replacements, arthroscopy or knee replacements are surrounded by pre- and post-operative complications, and there are varying different methods for the procedures themselves. This book, for the first time, brings together the best evidence for treatments as well as any complications. Not only does it cover the evidence base for orthopedic surgery, but also orthopedic conditions requiring medical treatment, and pediatric orthopedics. Using the approved EBM methodology, and edited by teachers of evidence-based medicine, this is a genuine EBM textbook for all orthopedic specialists and trainees.

Issues in Genitourinary Medicine: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964505

Category: Medical

Page: 1484

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Issues in Genitourinary Medicine / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Genitourinary Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Genitourinary Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Genitourinary Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Genitourinary Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

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