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Health care utilization characteristics of communities and populations

Elizabeth A. Harrison

Health care utilization characteristics of communities and populations

a bibliography with abstracts

by Elizabeth A. Harrison

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health facilities -- Bibliography.,
  • Medical care -- Utilization -- Bibliography.,
  • Public health -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementELizabeth A. Harrison.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16634181M

    This Data Book contains demographic, cost and utilization data related BH service use of children (ages 20 and under) for those currently enrolled in an MMC plan or HIV SNP, as well as BH and non-BH services for the HCBS populations that will transition to managed care.   Health care utilization and expenditures. Health care utilization was defined from medical claims as an inpatient admission or emergency room visit within the first year of enrollment in the AARP Medicare Supplement plan. Health care expenditures were defined as paid claims for the first year of enrollment aggregated from Medicare, Medicare.

    c. Improving utilization of personal and population-based oral health services is an important way to improve oral health status; reducing barriers to care will be a necessary objective to improve utilization. cellent population-based data set, created by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and the National Center for Health Statistics, is the Medical Ex-penditures Panel Survey (MEPS) (5), which collects data from several sources to provide a complete picture of the health status and health care utilization of a random sample of citizens.

    EMS include basic and advanced life support. 17 Notable progress has been made in recent years to ensure that everyone has access to rapidly responding EMS; it is an important effort in improving the health of the population. Timeliness. Timeliness is the health care system's ability to provide health care quickly after a need is recognized.   This study evaluates individual- and community-level needs of housing (one of the SDOH domains) across the patient population of an academic medical center and explores how the level of housing needs impacts health care utilization.


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Health care utilization characteristics of communities and populations by Elizabeth A. Harrison Download PDF EPUB FB2

Parameters such as disease prevalence, disability and mortality have been found to be 2-fold to 3-fold greater in the poorest vs. the richest segments of the population, Health care utilization characteristics of communities and populations book in the US and other developed countries.

50, 60 – 62 Fewer studies have examined the association between lower income and greater health care utilization, but some by: Health status and the need for health-care services to improve or maintain health are major determinants of health-care utilization.

The World Health Organization states that health is determined by a person’s individual characteristics and behaviors, physical environment, and socioeconomic environment (WHO, ).

Health services access and utilization. Table 4 describes health care seeking behaviours and accessibility to health care services among respondents. Community health center was the level that respondents visited most frequently once they have a health problem ( %), followed by district hospitals ( %).Cited by: Hospitalists may play a significant role in influencing the health status, health care access, and health care delivery to vulnerable populations due to their higher rates of hospital utilization and lower access to outpatient care.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) estimates health expenditures due to low health literacy range. HCU D ata A bstracted. Data were collected for a period of 3 weeks before the definitive HZ diagnosis until at least 1 year after diagnosis.

Health care encounters included hospital admissions, emergency department (ED) visits, and outpatient care in a variety of settings, including visits to primary care physicians, specialists, urgent care centers, and outpatient facilities in by:   Disparities in health care access for minority and other vulnerable populations in the United States are well documented.

1 Researchers to date. Clearly, differences in characteristics tend to affect health care utilization in and across the two countries.

The use of fairly recent data from the MEPS and the CCHS would help shed light on differential use of health care and also the extent to which underserved individuals fare in the different health care systems. Many factors contribute to the health of individuals and the communities in which they reside, some of which are modifiable to promote increased health and wellness.

These determining factors are influenced by a combination of influences such as genetics, circumstances, and environment. Most characteristics of a society and its infrastructure can, in turn, affect the corresponding health of.

Access was better for individuals with health insurance and a regular source of care and for those living in communities with more federally-funded health centers. Children residing in MSA Fundamentally, access to medical care depends on who people are (their individual characteristics) and where they live (community characteristics).

National Health Statistics Reports n Number 16 n July 8, Monitoring the health status characteristics, health care utilization, and preventive health behaviors of older adults is critical for appropriately addressing the health care needs of this population.

Federal and state efforts to monitor and improve the health of older. U.S. The clinician role in the community health nurse means, the nurse ensures health care services, not just to individuals and families but also to groups and population of the community.

For community health nurses the clinician role involves certain emphasis different from basic nursing, i.e. – Holism, health promotion, and skill expansion.

VA should improve its processes for collecting data on veterans' health care utilization. Data on the sources of health care used by its patients, their diagnoses and treatments, and who pays for the services will help VA better understand veterans' health care needs and the extent to.

Introduction. Disparities in health outcomes are recognized for Indigenous populations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States of America (USA) for many acute and chronic health conditions.In these populations, inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other rheumatic diseases occur at a higher prevalence, and are characterized to have more severe outcomes.

Needs Assessment. According to Frederick J. Gravetter and Larry B. Wallnau, statistics "create order out of chaos" by summarizing and simplifying complex human populations and private health care administrators, charged with providing continuums of care to diverse populations, compare existing services to community needs.

A definition of access as an opportunity. Here, access is defined as the opportunity to reach and obtain appropriate health care services in situations of perceived need for care [3, 10, 21, 22].Access is seen as resulting from the interface between the characteristics of persons, households, social and physical environments and the characteristics of health systems, organisations and.

Community and Population Health: Overview. Table 1 reviews select definitions from the public health literature that are used to describe both community and population health. Community Health. The VA health care system is available to retired veterans of previous military service, with priority given to those who are disabled.

The VA sys-tem focuses on hospital care, mental health services, and long-term care. It is one of the largest and oldest () formally organized health care sys-tems in the world. State Estimates and Standard Errors for NCHS Data Brief No.

Variation in Residential Care Community Resident Characteristics, by Size of Community: United States, pdf icon [PDF – KB] Trends in Electronic Health Record Use Among Residential Care Communities: United States, and pdf icon. Community health nursing is a field of nursing which combines nursing practice with public health science to formulate a community-oriented and population-focused practice.

It synthesizes the knowledge from the public health sciences and professional nursing theories to improve the health of communities and vulnerable population. Felix HC, Mays GP, Stewart MK, Cottoms N, Olson M. THE CARE SPAN Medicaid savings resulted when community health workers matched those with needs to home and community care.

Health Aff. ; 30 (7)– doi: /hlthaff [PMC free. which progress would be measured. Box sets out eight key characteristics of good service delivery in a. health system. These ideal characteristics describe the nature of the health services that would exist in a strong health system based on primary health care, as set out in the World Health Report (1).

The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of caregiver prevalence and characteristics and to estimate the impact of caregiving on health care utilization and expenditures among AARP ® Medicare Supplement insureds to inform caregiver intervention strategies.

A subgroup with live-in partners was used to investigate the additional effect of live-in health status on caregiver health.Population health management activities can help organizations identify the needs of individuals and deliver appropriate, coordinated care, but many organizations don’t have a defined framework for effective population health management.

NCQA Population Health Program Accreditation helps organizations align their operations with the industry.