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assessment of a prospective measure of health services utilization and the cost of asthma.

Wendy Joan Ungar

assessment of a prospective measure of health services utilization and the cost of asthma.

by Wendy Joan Ungar

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Published by National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination220 leaves.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18529660M
ISBN 100612277445

B. Health Technology Assessment. Health technology assessment (HTA) is the systematic evaluation of properties, effects or other impacts of health technology. The main purpose of HTA is to inform policymaking for technology in health care, where policymaking is used in the broad sense to include decisions made at, e.g., the individual or.   Sentara’s Asthma Disease Management Program used “life coaches” and home-based strategies to assess, teach, and monitor asthma self-management (defined as successful use of the treatment plan, successful behavior and/or lifestyle changes, and decreased use of intensive, higher-cost services) by children and their caregivers.

An actuarial tool used to predict health care cost A process involving diagnosis reporting to measure a patient’s health status Diagnosis codes are used to adjust potential risks Risk Adjustment is a method to evaluate and measure all patients on a equal scale – levels the playing field. An item-level response shift study on the change of health state with the rating of asthma-specific quality of life: a report from the PROMIS® Pediatric Asthma Study. Quality of Life Research, 25(6), –

  Select measures that create accountability for practices to improve patients’ overall health. By changing how care is delivered, FQHCs have the capacity to impact cost and quality for services provided directly by the FQHC (such as improving diabetes management), and for patient outcomes that involve the broader health system (such as reducing unnecessary emergency . 6 Evidence-based Medicine Working Group, “Evidence-based Medicine: A New Approach to Teaching the Practice of Medicine,” Journal of the American Medical Association , no. 17 (): Cited by:


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Assessment of a prospective measure of health services utilization and the cost of asthma by Wendy Joan Ungar Download PDF EPUB FB2

We identified 3 ways to promote comparability across clinical trials for measures of healthcare utilization, resource use, and cost: (1) specify the study perspective (patient, clinician, payer, society), (2) standardize the measurement period (ideally, 12 months), and (3) use standard units to measure healthcare utilization and other asthma Cited by: Health Needs Assessment is an inclusive, rational, epidemiological-assisted approach for providing information to plan, introduce and beneficially change health care services to improve the health.

Asthma Outcomes: Healthcare Utilization and Costs Article Literature Review in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology (3 Suppl):S March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The cost-effectiveness study takes a health provider perspective and calculates the cost per quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained.

The data will be collected at baseline, 6 and 12 months. The data will be analysed using techniques and models that recognise the lack of randomisation and the correlation of cost and effect by: 3.

The construct validity of the general and asthma-specific WPAI has been established for overall work productivity (absenteeism and presenteeism), using general health perceptions, 41 asthma control, and asthma-specific QOL, 42 Predictive validity of WPAI work impairment scores for asthma healthcare utilization at month follow-up also has Cited by:   This criteria helps to guide the utilization review nurse in determining the appropriate care setting for all levels of services across the arc of patient care.

History of Utilization Review Due to rising costs after the induction of health insurance in the s, President Lyndon B. Johnson and the U.S. Congress responded with programs we now. INTRODUCTION: Changes to the reimbursement of respiratory care services over the past 26 years make it imperative that respiratory therapists (RTs) demonstrate cost savings to establish their value.

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One of the most significant gaps in the assessment of child and adolescent health is the evaluation of positive aspects of functional status (IOM and NRC, ).

Many surveys include questions regarding impairments in functioning; relatively few include routine questions about positive functional trajectories.

He led the Health and Quality Group on the $80M Health Insurance Experiment and was co-principal investigator on the Health Services Utilization Study.

He was the co-principal investigator on the only national study that has investigated, at a clinical level, how Medicare's prospective payment system affected the quality and outcome of acute.

We identified 3 ways to promote comparability across clinical trials for measures of healthcare utilization, resource use, and cost: (1) specify the study perspective (patient, clinician, payer, society), (2) standardize the measurement period (ideally, 12 months), and (3) use standard units to measure healthcare utilization and other asthma.

BMC Health Services Research is affiliated with Health Systems Global. *Health Systems Global members receive a 20% discount on BMC Health Services Research Article Processing Charges.

To claim the discount code, please email: [email protected] To address this problem, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), commercial plans, Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans, purchasers, physician and other care provider organizations, and consumers worked together through the Core Quality Measures Collaborative to identify core sets of quality measures that payers have committed to using for reporting as soon as.

The Practice Facilitator’s Handbook is designed to assist in the training of new practice facilitators as they begin to develop the knowledge and skills needed to support meaningful improvement in primary care practices. It evolved from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net toolkit.

Frequent use of health-care services associated with pediatric asthma places substantial economic burden on families and society. The purpose of this study is to examine the cost-saving effects of a peer-led program through reduction in health-care utilization in comparison to an adult-led ly assigned adolescents ( years) participated in either peer-led (n = 59) or.

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Healthcare System to Use Additional. The morbidity and mortality from asthma have markedly increased since the late s. The hospitalization rate, an important marker of asthma severity, remains substantial.

In adults with health care access, we prospectively studied with asthma, aged 18–50 years, recruited from a random sample of allergy and pulmonary physician practices in Northern California to identify risk Cited by: HCFA and AHRQ funded an NCQA Pediatric Health Plan Assessment Task Force that identified gaps in HEDIS quality performance measures.

The work was completed in The new HEDIS asthma measure, which now includes children and adults, is being tested. A nurse in community health is conducting an assessment on a family of four.

During the course of the assessment, the nurse collects information about previous generations of the family and siblings. The results are used to create a diagram for the family that displays the family unit across generations. The report, Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology, is a synthesis of studies that have examined the quality impact of health IT as well as the costs and organizational changes needed to implement health IT systems.

This report reviews scientific data about the implementation of health IT to date, as documented in studies published. Essentials of the US Health Care System ed 3 Chapters and to deliver health services that are cost-effective and meet pre-established standards of quality.

insurance, delivery, and payment and uses mechanisms to control costs and utilization of services. Market justice. Health IT developers, health information networks, and health information exchanges that the Inspector General, following an investigation, determines to have committed information blocking shall be subject to a civil monetary penalty determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for all such violations identified through such.Utilization of medical services and health status; also an assessment of factors associated with lack of health insurance among children Nationwide inpatient sample of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP-3) for and (before and after Medicaid expansions) Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: A systematic review of health-related quality of life assessment for children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease.

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