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Health behaviors and related disparities of insured adults with a health care provider in the United States, 2015—2016
Health care providers are in a unique position to address patients' health behaviors and social determinants of health, factors like income and social support that can significantly impact health. There is a need to better ...
Closing the Gap in Hospice Utilization for the Minority Medicare Population
Background: Medicare spends about 20% more on the last year of life for Black and Hispanic people than White people. With lower hospice utilization rates, racial/ethnic minorities receive fewer hospice-related benefits ...
Self-monitoring checklists: A tool for connecting training to practice 1Relias Institute,
(Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 2018-12)
A limitation of training is the gap between the knowledge learned in training and the behavior put into practice. Skills checklists are helpful for reducing errors and increasing adherence to safety and may be one tool ...
Increasing Access to Rural Mental Health Care Using Hybrid Care That Includes Telepsychiatry
(American Psychological Association, 2019-01)
There is a lack of access to mental health care in rural areas of the United States. One potential strategy for increasing access and improving health outcomes for rural dwellers is offering hybrid psychiatric care, a ...
A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Sepsis-Related Outcomes at an Integrated Healthcare System
(Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the National Association for Healthcare Quality, 2019-11)
Hospitals are encouraged to take steps to improve outcomes for patients with sepsis, a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. A retrospective analysis examined data (n 5 4,475) from three health systems to better determine ...
“We Are Here to Assist All Individuals Who Need Hospice Services”: Hospices’ Perspectives on Improving Access and Inclusion for Racial/Ethnic Minorities
Background: Racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States are less likely to utilize hospice services nearing their end of life, potentially diminishing their quality of care while also increasing medical costs. ...