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BMC Health Services Research 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

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01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Healthcare seeking behaviour among self-help group households in Rural Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India

Wameq A. Raza, Ellen Van de Poel, Pradeep Panda, David Dror, Arjun Bedi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Real-world cost analysis of chemotherapy for colorectal cancer in Japan: detailed costs of various regimens during the entire course of chemotherapy

Shuichi Yajima, Hisanori Shimizu, Hiroyuki Sakamaki, Shunya Ikeda, Naoki Ikegami, Jun-Ichiro Murayama

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nurse perceptions of organizational culture and its association with the culture of error reporting: a case of public sector hospitals in Pakistan

Sara Rizvi Jafree, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Florian Fischer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Uptake of services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in a community cohort in rural Tanzania from 2005 to 2012

Annabelle Gourlay, Alison Wringe, Jim Todd, Caoimhe Cawley, Denna Michael, Richard Machemba, Benjamin Clark, Clemens Masesa, Milly Marston, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Follow-up and tracing of tuberculosis patients who fail to attend their scheduled appointments in Cotonou, Benin: a retrospective cohort study

Serge Ade, Arnaud Trébucq, Anthony D. Harries, Gabriel Ade, Gildas Agodokpessi, Prudence Wachinou, Dissou Affolabi, Sévérin Anagonou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization patterns of insulin therapy and healthcare services among Japanese insulin initiators during their first year: a descriptive analysis of administrative hospital data

Shunya Ikeda, Bruce Crawford, Masayo Sato

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of electronic health records adoption on patient visit volume at an academic ophthalmology department

Jocelyn G. Lam, Bryan S. Lee, Philip P. Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with utilization of maternal serum screening for Down syndrome in mainland China: a cross-sectional study

Chuanlin Li, Leiyu Shi, Jiayan Huang, Xu Qian, Yingyao Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcome-based health equity across different social health insurance schemes for the elderly in China

Xiaoting Liu, Hung Wong, Kai Liu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of a patient decision aid (PDA) for type 2 diabetes on knowledge, decisional self-efficacy, and decisional conflict

Robert. A. Bailey, Michael Pfeifer, Alicia C. Shillington, Qing Harshaw, Martha M. Funnell, Jeffrey VanWingen, Nanada Col

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The work of local healthcare innovation: a qualitative study of GP-led integrated diabetes care in primary health care

Michele Foster, Letitia Burridge, Maria Donald, Jianzhen Zhang, Claire Jackson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing the work efficiency of district health managers in low-resource settings: a qualitative study in Ghana

Marc Bonenberger, Moses Aikins, Patricia Akweongo, Kaspar Wyss

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence, predictors and economic consequences of no-shows

Parviz Kheirkhah, Qianmei Feng, Lauren M. Travis, Shahriar Tavakoli-Tabasi, Amir Sharafkhaneh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perspectives and experiences of new migrants on health screening in Sweden

Faustine Kyungu Nkulu Kalengayi, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Annika Nordstrand, Clas Ahlm, Beth Maina Ahlberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medicaid prescription limits: policy trends and comparative impact on utilization

Daniel A. Lieberman, Jennifer M. Polinski, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Jerry Avorn, Michael A. Fischer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing the length of postnatal hospital stay: implications for cost and quality of care

John Bowers, Helen Cheyne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Downstream tests, treatments, and annual direct payments in older men cared for by primary care providers with high or low prostate-specific antigen screening rates using 100 percent Texas U.S. Medicare public insurance claims data: a retrospective cohort study

Preeti Zanwar, Yu-Li Lin, Yong-Fang Kuo, James S. Goodwin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Context, mechanisms and outcomes of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review

Loraine Busetto, Katrien Ger Luijkx, Arianne Mathilda Josephus Elissen, Hubertus Johannes Maria Vrijhoef

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of redesigning care processes on quality of care: a systematic review

Janneke E. van Leijen-Zeelenberg, Arianne M. J. Elissen, Kerstin Grube, Arno J. A. van Raak, Hubertus J. M. Vrijhoef, Bernd Kremer, Dirk Ruwaard

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of an e-supported illness management and recovery programme for consumers with severe mental illness using intervention mapping, and design of an early cluster randomized controlled trial

Titus A. A. Beentjes, Betsie G. I. van Gaal, Peter J. J. Goossens, Lisette Schoonhoven

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ethical dilemmas concerning autonomy when persons with dementia wish to live at home: a qualitative, hermeneutic study

Kari Lislerud Smebye, Marit Kirkevold, Knut Engedal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Written survey on recently deceased patients in germany and switzerland: how do general practitioners see their role?

Rieke Schnakenberg, Adrian Goeldlin, Christina Boehm-Stiel, Markus Bleckwenn, Klaus Weckbecker, Lukas Radbruch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using meta-regression analyses in addition to conventional systematic review methods to examine the variation in cost-effectiveness results – a case study

Laura T. Burgers, Fleur T. van de Wetering, Johan L. Severens, W. Ken Redekop

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sociodemographic disparities in survival from colorectal cancer in South Australia: a population-wide data linkage study

Kerri R. Beckmann, Alice Bennett, Graeme P. Young, Stephen R. Cole, Rohit Joshi, Jacqui Adams, Nimit Singhal, Christos Karapetis, David Wattchow, David Roder

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using Participatory Learning & Action research to access and engage with ‘hard to reach’ migrants in primary healthcare research

Mary O’Reilly-de Brún, Tomas de Brún, Ekaterina Okonkwo, Jean-Samuel Bonsenge-Bokanga, Maria Manuela De Almeida Silva, Florence Ogbebor, Aga Mierzejewska, Lovina Nnadi, Evelyn van Weel-Baumgarten, Chris van Weel, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Anne MacFarlane

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of the World Health Organization 8-steps in wheelchair service provision in wheelchair users in a less resourced setting: a cohort study in Indonesia

Maria L. Toro, Chika Eke, Jonathan Pearlman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Shortened first-line TB treatment in Brazil: potential cost savings for patients and health services

Anete Trajman, Mayara Lisboa Bastos, Marcia Belo, Janaína Calaça, Júlia Gaspar, Alexandre Martins dos Santos, Camila Martins dos Santos, Raquel Trindade Brito, William A. Wells, Frank G. Cobelens, Anna Vassall, Gabriela B. Gomez

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Free establishment of primary health care providers: effects on geographical equity

David Isaksson, Paula Blomqvist, Ulrika Winblad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The delivery of specialist spinal cord injury services in Queensland and the potential for telehealth

Eileen van de Pol, Karen Lucas, Timothy Geraghty, Kiley Pershouse, Sandra Harding, Sridhar Atresh, Annemarie Wagemakers, Anthony C. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Current perspectives on China’s national essential medicine system: primary care provider and patient views

Yan Song, Ying Bian, Lingui Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers to mental health service utilisation in Sudan - perspectives of carers and psychiatrists

Sara H. Ali, Vincent I. O. Agyapong

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Managing non-communicable diseases at health district level in Cambodia: a systems analysis and suggestions for improvement

Bart Jacobs, Peter Hill, Maryam Bigdeli, Cheanrithy Men

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospice care in the Netherlands: who applies and who is admitted to inpatient care?

Emily West, H. Roeline Pasman, Cilia Galesloot, Martine Elizabeth Lokker, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, On behalf of EURO IMPACT

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and predictive factors for renouncing medical care in poor populations of Cayenne, French Guiana

Larissa Valmy, Barbara Gontier, Marie Claire Parriault, Astrid Van Melle, Thomas Pavlovsky, Célia Basurko, Claire Grenier, Maylis Douine, Antoine Adenis, Mathieu Nacher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characteristics of morbidity and mortality conferences associated with the implementation of patient safety improvement initiatives, an observational study

Patrice François, Frédéric Prate, Gwenaëlle Vidal-Trecan, Jean-François Quaranta, José Labarere, Elodie Sellier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient representatives’ views on patient information in clinical cancer trials

Pia Dellson, Mef Nilbert, Christina Carlsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving the user experience of patient versions of clinical guidelines: user testing of a Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) patient version

Naomi Fearns, Karen Graham, Gordon Johnston, Duncan Service

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and usability of the MAINtAIN, an inventory assessing nursing staff behavior to optimize and maintain functional activity among nursing home residents: a mixed-methods approach

Nienke O. Kuk, G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Gerrie J. J. W. Bours, Jan P. H. Hamers, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Community paramedicine model of care: an observational, ethnographic case study

Peter O’Meara, Christine Stirling, Michel Ruest, Angela Martin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Capturing patients’ needs in casemix: a systematic literature review on the value of adding functioning information in reimbursement systems

Maren Hopfe, Gerold Stucki, Ric Marshall, Conal D. Twomey, T. Bedirhan Üstün, Birgit Prodinger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of PNPLA3 rs738409 and TM6SF2 rs58542926 with health services utilization in a population-based study

Julia Köpp, Steffen Fleßa, Wolfgang Lieb, Marcello Ricardo Paulista Markus, Alexander Teumer, Georg Homuth, Henri Wallaschofski, Paul Marschall, Henry Völzke, Sebastian Edgar Baumeister

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of basic public health services provision by village doctors in China: using non-communicable diseases management as an example

Tongtong Li, Trudy Lei, Zheng Xie, Tuohong Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of hospital pharmacists and antibiotic governance: negotiating interprofessional responsibilities, expertise and resource constraints

Alex Broom, Stefanie Plage, Jennifer Broom, Emma Kirby, Jon Adams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of dentists’ behaviours in delivering prevention in primary dental care in England: using the theory of planned behaviour

Huda Yusuf, Anna Kolliakou, Antiopi Ntouva, Marie Murphy, Tim Newton, Georgios Tsakos, Richard G. Watt

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and cost effectiveness of telemedicine for improving access to care in the Paris region: study protocols for eight trials

Nathanael Charrier, Kevin Zarca, Isabelle Durand-Zaleski, Christine Calinaud, the ARS Ile de France telemedicine group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospital in the Nursing Home program reduces emergency department presentations and hospital admissions from residential aged care facilities in Queensland, Australia: a quasi-experimental study

Lijun Fan, Xiang-Yu Hou, Jingzhou Zhao, Jiandong Sun, Kaeleen Dingle, Rhonda Purtill, Sam Tapp, Bill Lukin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A marketing perspective to “delight” the “patient 2.0”: new and challenging expectations for the healthcare provider

Luca Buccoliero, Elena Bellio, Maria Mazzola, Elisa Solinas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementing research results in clinical practice- the experiences of healthcare professionals

Nanna Kristensen, Camilla Nymann, Hanne Konradsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reduction in resource use with the misoprostol vaginal insert vs the dinoprostone vaginal insert for labour induction: a model-based analysis from a United Kingdom healthcare perspective

T. Draycott, H. van der Nelson, C. Montouchet, L. Ruff, F. Andersson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The accuracy and completeness for receipt of colorectal cancer care using Veterans Health Administration administrative data

Eric A. Sherer, Deborah A. Fisher, Jeffrey Barnd, George L. Jackson, Dawn Provenzale, David A. Haggstrom

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inequalities in utilization of maternal and child health services in Ethiopia: the role of primary health care

Solomon Tessema Memirie, Stéphane Verguet, Ole F. Norheim, Carol Levin, Kjell Arne Johansson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing understandings of substance use disorders among Norwegian treatment professionals, patients and the general public

John-Kåre Vederhus, Thomas Clausen, Keith Humphreys

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries: a situational analysis

Emily C. Baron, Charlotte Hanlon, Sumaya Mall, Simone Honikman, Erica Breuer, Tasneem Kathree, Nagendra P. Luitel, Juliet Nakku, Crick Lund, Girmay Medhin, Vikram Patel, Inge Petersen, Sanjay Shrivastava, Mark Tomlinson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

East London’s Homeless: a retrospective review of an eye clinic for homeless people

Penny J. D’Ath, Laura J. Keywood, Elaine C. Styles, Clare M. Wilson

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Show Me My Health Plans: a study protocol of a randomized trial testing a decision support tool for the federal health insurance marketplace in Missouri

Mary C. Politi, Abigail R. Barker, Kimberly A. Kaphingst, Timothy McBride, Enbal Shacham, Carey S. Kebodeaux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term costs of colorectal cancer treatment in Spain

Julieta Corral, Xavier Castells, Eduard Molins, Pietro Chiarello, Josep Maria Borras, Francesc Cots

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of physicians in low and middle-income countries regarding interacting with pharmaceutical companies: a systematic review

Tamara Lotfi, Rami Z. Morsi, Mhd Hashem Rajabbik, Lina Alkhaled, Lara Kahale, Hala Nass, Hneine Brax, Racha Fadlallah, Elie A. Akl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating a complex model designed to increase access to high quality primary mental health care for under-served groups: a multi-method study

Christopher Dowrick, Peter Bower, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Karina Lovell, Suzanne Edwards, Jonathan Lamb, Katie Bristow, Mark Gabbay, Heather Burroughs, Susan Beatty, Waquas Waheed, Mark Hann, Linda Gask

01.12.2016 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

BMC Health Services Research reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Christopher Morrey

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A 10-year retrospective analysis of hospital admissions and length of stay among a cohort of homeless adults in Vancouver, Canada

Angela Russolillo, Akm Moniruzzaman, Milad Parpouchi, Lauren B. Currie, Julian M. Somers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Classification and rates of adverse events in a Malawi male circumcision program: impact of quality improvement training

Pamela K. Kohler, Dorothy Namate, Scott Barnhart, Frank Chimbwandira, Beth A. Tippet-Barr, Tom Perdue, David A. Chilongozi, Lyson Tenthani, Oliver Phiri, Wezi Msungama, King K. Holmes, John N. Krieger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Translating a health service intervention into a rural setting: lessons learned

Elsa Dent, Elizabeth Hoon, Alison Kitson, Jonathan Karnon, Jonathan Newbury, Gillian Harvey, Tiffany K. Gill, Lauren Gillis, Justin Beilby

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors predicting health services use among older people in China: An analysis of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study 2013

Cathy Honge Gong, Hal Kendig, Xiaojun He

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and preliminary validation of a leadership competency instrument for existing and emerging allied health professional leaders

Hui-Gek Ang, Jeremy Meng-Yeow Koh, Jeffrey Lee, Yong-Hao Pua

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors related to breast cancer detection mode and time to diagnosis in Alberta, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study

Yan Yuan, Maoji Li, Jing Yang, Tracy Elliot, Kelly Dabbs, James A. Dickinson, Stacey Fisher, Marcy Winget

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Justifications for coercive care in child and adolescent psychiatry, a content analysis of medical documentation in Sweden

Veikko Pelto-Piri, Lars Kjellin, Christina Lindvall, Ingemar Engström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between self-perceived health status and satisfaction with healthcare services: Evidence from Armenia

Pavitra Paul, Mihran Hakobyan, Hannu Valtonen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of retirement on health: quasi-experimental methods using administrative data

Elizabeth Mokyr Horner, Mark R. Cullen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the dispensary workflow at the Birmingham Free Clinic: a proposed framework for an informatics intervention

Arielle M. Fisher, Mary I. Herbert, Gerald P. Douglas

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Project ACHIEVE – using implementation research to guide the evaluation of transitional care effectiveness

Jing Li, Jane Brock, Brian Jack, Brian Mittman, Mary Naylor, Joanna Sorra, Glen Mays, Mark V. Williams, for the Project ACHIEVE Team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The preventive services use self-efficacy (PRESS) scale in older women: development and psychometric properties

Mini E. Jacob, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Laurey R. Simkin-Silverman, Steven M. Albert, Anne B. Newman, Lauren Terhorst, Joni Vander Bilt, Janice C. Zgibor, Elizabeth A. Schlenk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Optimal use of external demands in hospitals - a Delphi study from the Netherlands

Louise H. K. Blume, Nico J. H. W. van Weert, Jamiu O. Busari, Diana Delnoij

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Willingness to participate and Pay for a proposed national health insurance in St. Vincent and the grenadines: a cross-sectional contingent valuation approach

Rosmond Adams, Yiing-Jenq Chou, Christy Pu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What do patients and the public know about clinical practice guidelines and what do they want from them? A qualitative study

Naomi Fearns, Joanna Kelly, Margaret Callaghan, Karen Graham, Kirsty Loudon, Robin Harbour, Nancy Santesso, Emma McFarlane, Judith Thornton, Shaun Treweek

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the ‘active couch potato’ phenomenon in cardiac rehabilitation: rationale and study protocol

Nicole Freene, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Rachel Davey

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Costs of diagnostic and preoperative workup with and without breast MRI in older women with a breast cancer diagnosis

Tracy Onega, Anna N.A. Tosteson, Julie Weiss, Jennifer Alford-Teaster, Rebecca A. Hubbard, Louise M. Henderson, Karla Kerlikowske, Martha E. Goodrich, Cristina O’Donoghue, Karen J. Wernli, Wendy B. DeMartini, Beth A Virnig

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of multiple chronic conditions on hospitalization costs and utilization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the United States: a nationally representative cross-sectional study

Halcyon G. Skinner, Rosanna Coffey, Jenna Jones, Kevin C. Heslin, Ernest Moy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrated health service delivery networks and tuberculosis avoidable hospitalizations: is there a relation between them in Brazil?

Marcela Paschoal Popolin, Michelle Mosna Touso, Mellina Yamamura, Ludmila Barbosa Bandeira Rodrigues, Maria Concebida da Cunha Garcia, Luiz Henrique Arroyo, Antônio Carlos Vieira Ramos, Thais Zamboni Berra, Marcelino Santos Neto, Juliane de Almeida Crispim, Francisco Chiaravalotti Neto, Ione Carvalho Pinto, Pedro Fredemir Palha, Severina Alice da Costa Uchoa, Luís Velez Lapão, Inês Fronteira, Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Service user and caregiver involvement in mental health system strengthening in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review

Maya Semrau, Heidi Lempp, Roxanne Keynejad, Sara Evans-Lacko, James Mugisha, Shoba Raja, Jagannath Lamichhane, Atalay Alem, Graham Thornicroft, Charlotte Hanlon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative analysis of the effect of a community-based primary health care programme on reproductive preferences and contraceptive use among the Kassena-Nankana of northern Ghana

Maxwell Ayindenaba Dalaba, Allison E. Stone, Abigail R. Krumholz, Abraham R. Oduro, James F. Phillips, Philip B. Adongo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health care contact following a new incident neck or low back pain episode in the general population; the HUNT study

Astrid Woodhouse, Kristine Pape, Pål R. Romundstad, Ottar Vasseljen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safe start at home: what parents of newborns need after early discharge from hospital – a focus group study

Elisabeth Kurth, Katrin Krähenbühl, Manuela Eicher, Susanne Rodmann, Luzia Fölmli, Cornelia Conzelmann, Elisabeth Zemp

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health care providers’ perceived barriers to and need for the implementation of a national integrated health care standard on childhood obesity in the Netherlands – a mixed methods approach

Annemarie A. H. Schalkwijk, Giel Nijpels, Sandra D. M. Bot, Petra J. M. Elders

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Examining the role of a decision aid in reducing decisional conflict amongst hospital healthcare workers towards receiving the influenza vaccine

Holly Seale, Rajneesh Kaur, Kerryn Lajoie, Julie Dixon, Julie Gallard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of primary care providers in patient activation and engagement in self-management: a cross-sectional analysis

Carmen Alvarez, Jessica Greene, Judith Hibbard, Valerie Overton

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing cancer patients’ quality of life and supportive care needs: Translation-revalidation of the CARES in Flemish and exhaustive evaluation of concurrent validity

Bojoura Schouten, Elke Van Hoof, Patrick Vankrunkelsven, Ward Schrooten, Paul Bulens, Frank Buntinx, Jeroen Mebis, Dominique Vandijck, Irina Cleemput, Johan Hellings

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Scoping review of complexity theory in health services research

David S. Thompson, Xavier Fazio, Erika Kustra, Linda Patrick, Darren Stanley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient information and emotional needs across the hip osteoarthritis continuum: a qualitative study

Espen Andreas Brembo, Heidi Kapstad, Tom Eide, Lukas Månsson, Sandra Van Dulmen, Hilde Eide

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Achieving behaviour change for detection of Lynch syndrome using the Theoretical Domains Framework Implementation (TDFI) approach: a study protocol

Natalie Taylor, Janet C. Long, Deborah Debono, Rachel Williams, Elizabeth Salisbury, Sharron O’Neill, Elizabeth Eykman, Jeffrey Braithwaite, Melvin Chin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Provider attributes correlation analysis to their referral frequency and awards

Matthew T. Wiley, Ryan L. Rivas, Vagelis Hristidis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The struggle for inter-professional teamwork and collaboration in maternity care: Austrian health professionals’ perspectives on the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Christina C. Wieczorek, Benjamin Marent, Thomas E. Dorner, Wolfgang Dür

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators related to implementation of regulated midwifery in Manitoba: a case study

Kellie Thiessen, Maureen Heaman, Javier Mignone, Patricia Martens, Kristine Robinson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators of dental service utilization by children aged 8 to 11 years in Enugu State, Nigeria

Nneka Kate Onyejaka, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Nkiruka Folaranmi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient satisfaction with the healthcare system: Assessing the impact of socio-economic and healthcare provision factors

Sofia Xesfingi, Athanassios Vozikis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The evolution of the health system outcomes in Central and Eastern Europe and their association with social, economic and political factors: an analysis of 25 years of transition

Piotr Romaniuk, Adam R. Szromek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survey of medical genetic services in Italy: year 2011

Daniela Giardino, Rita Mingarelli, Tiziana Lauretti, Antonio Amoroso, Lidia Larizza, Bruno Dallapiccola

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Distribution and predictors of emergency department charges: the case of a tertiary hospital in Lebanon

Shadi Saleh, Yara Mourad, Hani Dimassi, Eveline Hitti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient safety work in Sweden: quantitative and qualitative analysis of annual patient safety reports

Mikaela Ridelberg, Kerstin Roback, Per Nilsen, Siw Carlfjord

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of healthcare services in the region of origin among patients with an immigrant background in Denmark: a qualitative study of the motives

Nicoline Lokdam, Maria Kristiansen, Line Neerup Handlos, Marie Norredam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between medically unexplained physical symptoms and health care use over two years and the influence of depressive and anxiety disorders and personality traits: a longitudinal study

Madelon den Boeft, Jos W. R. Twisk, Berend Terluin, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Mattijs E. Numans, Johannes C. van der Wouden, Henriette E. van der Horst

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost analysis of multiple sclerosis in Brazil: a cross-sectional multicenter study

Nilceia Lopes da Silva, Maira L. S. Takemoto, Alfredo Damasceno, Yara D. Fragoso, Alessandro Finkelsztejn, Jefferson Becker, Marcus V. M. Gonçalves, Charles Tilbery, Enedina M. L. de Oliveira, Dagoberto Callegaro, Fernanda C. Boulos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opportunity costs and local health service spending decisions: a qualitative study from Wales

Sarah Karlsberg Schaffer, Jon Sussex, Dyfrig Hughes, Nancy Devlin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The acceptability to patients of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services; a qualitative interview study

Jennifer Pearson, Jane Richardson, Michael Calnan, Chris Salisbury, Nadine E. Foster

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-rated treatment outcomes in medical rehabilitation among German and non-German nationals residing in Germany: an exploratory cross-sectional study

P. Brzoska, O. Sauzet, Y. Yilmaz-Aslan, T. Widera, O. Razum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and enablers to the delivery of psychological care in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in China: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework

Anna Chapman, Hui Yang, Shane A Thomas, Kendall Searle, Colette Browning

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing health care and service providers’ and their respective “at risk” populations’ adoption of the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI): a qualitative study

Sally Radisic, K. Bruce Newbold

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient-physician discussions about costs: definitions and impact on cost conversation incidence estimates

Wynn G. Hunter, Ashley Hesson, J. Kelly Davis, Christine Kirby, Lillie D. Williamson, Jamison A. Barnett, Peter A. Ubel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Potentially inappropriate medication in the elderly in Germany: an economic appraisal of the PRISCUS list

Katharina Pohl-Dernick, Florian Meier, Renke Maas, Oliver Schöffski, Martin Emmert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification of major cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes using primary care data

Koen Bernardus Pouwels, Jaco Voorham, Eelko Hak, Petra Denig

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Towards equity and sustainability of rural and remote health services access: supporting social capital and integrated organisational and professional development

Adrian Schoo, Sharon Lawn, Dean Carson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How do case managers spend time on their functions and activities?

Emily (Chuanmei) You, David Dunt, Colleen Doyle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modelling the healthcare costs of skin cancer in South Africa

Louisa G. Gordon, Thomas M. Elliott, Caradee Y. Wright, Nicola Deghaye, Willie Visser

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Affordable care act: comparison of healthcare indicators among different insurance beneficiaries with new coverage eligibility

Young Rock Hong, Derek Holcomb, Michelyn Bhandari, Laurie Larkin

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The effectiveness of substitution of hospital ward care from medical doctors to physician assistants: a study protocol

Marijke J. C. Timmermans, Anneke J. A. H. van Vught, Michel Wensing, Miranda G. H. Laurant

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Unique challenges experienced during the process of implementing mobile health information technology in developing countries

Siobhan O’Connor, John O’Donoghue, Joe Gallagher, Yvonne O’Connor, Tiwonge Kawonga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Texas hospitals with higher health information technology expenditures have higher revenue: A longitudinal data analysis using a generalized estimating equation model

Jinhyung Lee, Jae-Young Choi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coping with the economic burden of Diabetes, TB and co-prevalence: evidence from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Matthias Arnold, David Beran, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Neha Batura, Baktygul Akkazieva, Aida Abdraimova, Jolene Skordis-Worrall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness, cost effectiveness, acceptability and implementation barriers/enablers of chronic kidney disease management programs for Indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand and Canada: a systematic review of mixed evidence

Rachel Reilly, Katharine Evans, Judith Gomersall, Gillian Gorham, Micah D. J. Peters, Steven Warren, Rebekah O’Shea, Alan Cass, Alex Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concordance between nurse-reported quality of care and quality of care as publicly reported by nurse-sensitive indicators

Dewi Stalpers, Renate A. M. M. Kieft, Dimitri van der Linden, Marian J. Kaljouw, Marieke J. Schuurmans

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Resource allocation and the burden of co-morbidities among patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an observational cohort study from Danish general practice

Peder Ahnfeldt-Mollerup, Jesper Lykkegaard, Anders Halling, Kim Rose Olsen, Troels Kristensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Performance of general health workers in leprosy control activities at public health facilities in Amhara and Oromia States, Ethiopia

Tadiye Abeje, Edessa Negera, Eshetu Kebede, Tsegaye Hailu, Ismaile Hassen, Tsehainesh Lema, Lawrence Yamuah, Birru Shiguti, Melkamu Fenta, Megersa Negasa, Demissew Beyene, Kidist Bobosha, Abraham Aseffa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drivers of improved health sector performance in Rwanda: a qualitative view from within

Felix Sayinzoga, Leon Bijlmakers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk stratification by endocrinologists of patients with type 2 diabetes in a Danish specialised outpatient clinic: a cross-sectional study

Lene Munch, Anne B. Arreskov, Michael Sperling, Dorthe Overgaard, Filip K. Knop, Tina Vilsbøll, Michael E. Røder

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effort-reward imbalance and self-rated health among Gambian healthcare professionals

Amadou Darboe, I-Feng Lin, Hsien-Wen Kuo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of strategies to recruit and retain primary care doctors

Puja Verma, John A. Ford, Arabella Stuart, Amanda Howe, Sam Everington, Nicholas Steel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of modelling approaches in economic evaluations of health interventions for drug and alcohol problems

Van Phuong Hoang, Marian Shanahan, Nagesh Shukla, Pascal Perez, Michael Farrell, Alison Ritter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations of frailty with health care costs – results of the ESTHER cohort study

Jens-Oliver Bock, Hans-Helmut König, Hermann Brenner, Walter E. Haefeli, Renate Quinzler, Herbert Matschinger, Kai-Uwe Saum, Ben Schöttker, Dirk Heider

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overutilization of ambulatory medical care in the elderly German population? – An empirical study based on national insurance claims data and a review of foreign studies

Hendrik van den Bussche, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz, Ingmar Schäfer, Daniela Koller, Heike Hansen, Martin Scherer, Gerhard Schön

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do newly marketed generic medicines expand markets using descriptive time series analysis and mixed logit models? Korea as an exemplar and its implications

Hye-Young Kwon, Brian Godman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of patients’ and pharmacists’ satisfaction with medication counseling provided by community pharmacies: a cross-sectional survey

Seungwon Yang, Dasohm Kim, Hye Joung Choi, Min Jung Chang

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relay model for recruiting alcohol dependent patients in general hospitals - a single-blind pragmatic randomized trial

Anne-Sophie Schwarz, Randi Bilberg, Lene Bjerregaard, Bent Nielsen, Jes Søgaard, Anette Søgaard Nielsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in severity at admission for heart failure between rural and urban patients: the value of adding laboratory results to administrative data

Mark W. Smith, Pamela L. Owens, Roxanne M. Andrews, Claudia A. Steiner, Rosanna M. Coffey, Halcyon G. Skinner, Jill Miyamura, Ioana Popescu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Telemedicine in diabetes foot care delivery: health care professionals’ experience

Beate-Christin Hope Kolltveit, Eva Gjengedal, Marit Graue, Marjolein M. Iversen, Sally Thorne, Marit Kirkevold

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of health system challenges and opportunities for possible integration of diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis services in South-Eastern Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Mahteme Haile Workneh, Gunnar Aksel Bjune, Solomon Abebe Yimer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The value of informal care in the context of option B+ in Malawi: a contingent valuation approach

Levison Stanely Chiwaula, Gowokani Chijere Chirwa, Fabian Caltado, Atupele Kapito-Tembo, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Monique van Lettow, Hannock Tweya, Virginia Kayoyo, Blessings Khangamwa-Kaunda, Florence Kasende, Clement Trapence, Salem Gugsa, Nora E. Rosenberg, Michael Eliya, Sam Phiri, For PURE Malawi Consortium

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring the factors that influence the decision to adopt and engage with an integrated assistive telehealth and telecare service in Cambridgeshire, UK: a nested qualitative study of patient ‘users’ and ‘non-users’

Erica J. Cook, Gurch Randhawa, Chloe Sharp, Nasreen Ali, Andy Guppy, Garry Barton, Andrew Bateman, Jane Crawford-White

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fail to prepare and you can prepare to fail: the experience of financing path changes in teaching hospitals in Iran

Leila Doshmangir, Arash Rashidian, Mehdi Jafari, Hamid Ravaghi, Amirhossein Takian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers to and facilitators of implementing complex workplace dietary interventions: process evaluation results of a cluster controlled trial

Sarah Fitzgerald, Fiona Geaney, Clare Kelly, Sheena McHugh, Ivan J. Perry

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Household income determines access to specialized pediatric chronic pain treatment in Germany

Ann-Kristin Ruhe, Julia Wager, Gerrit Hirschfeld, Boris Zernikow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“It has to be fixed”: a qualitative inquiry into perceived ADHD behaviour among affected individuals and parents in Western Australia

Manonita Ghosh, Colleen Fisher, David B. Preen, C. D’Arcy J. Holman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The league of extraordinary generalists: a qualitative study of professional identity and perceptions of role of GPs working on a national after hours helpline in Australia

Rosemary McKenzie, Michelle Williamson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Care coordination gaps due to lack of interoperability in the United States: a qualitative study and literature review

Lipika Samal, Patricia C. Dykes, Jeffrey O. Greenberg, Omar Hasan, Arjun K. Venkatesh, Lynn A. Volk, David W. Bates

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of medicines use pattern using World Health Organization’s Prescribing, Patient Care and Health facility indicators in selected health facilities in eastern Ethiopia

Arebu I. Bilal, Ebrahim D. Osman, Anwar Mulugeta

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a community pharmacist-led medication review on medicines use in patients on polypharmacy - a prospective randomised controlled trial

Markus Messerli, Eva Blozik, Noortje Vriends, Kurt E. Hersberger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can a pharmacy intervention improve the metabolic risks of mental health patients? Evaluation of a novel collaborative service

Husna Maulavizada, Lynne Emmerton, Hendrika Laetitia Hattingh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transitioning from cytology-based screening to HPV-based screening at longer intervals: implications for resource use

Megan A. Smith, Dorota Gertig, Michaela Hall, Kate Simms, Jie-Bin Lew, Michael Malloy, Marion Saville, Karen Canfell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Facilitating telemedicine project sustainability in medically underserved areas: a healthcare provider participant perspective

David L. Paul, Reuben R. McDaniel Jr.

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a well-developed primary care system on the length of stay in emergency departments in the Netherlands: a multicenter study

Wendy A. M. H. Thijssen, Nicole Kraaijvanger, Dennis G. Barten, Marleen L. M. Boerma, Paul Giesen, Michel Wensing

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of pharmacist intervention on physician prescribing in patients with chronic schizophrenia: a descriptive pre/post study

Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Masami Tensho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An exploration of clinical practice in sites with and without clinical nurse or midwife specialists or advanced nurse practitioners, in Ireland

Imelda Coyne, Catherine M. Comiskey, Joan G. Lalor, Agnes Higgins, Naomi Elliott, Cecily Begley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stigma, explanatory models and unmet needs of caregivers of children with developmental disorders in a low-income African country: a cross-sectional facility-based survey

Dejene Tilahun, Charlotte Hanlon, Abebaw Fekadu, Bethlehem Tekola, Yonas Baheretibeb, Rosa A. Hoekstra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Informational role self-efficacy: a validation in interprofessional collaboration contexts involving healthcare service and project teams

François Chiocchio, Paule Lebel, Jean-Nicolas Dubé

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between multimorbidity and hospitalization is modified by individual demographics and physician continuity of care: a retrospective cohort study

Andrea Gruneir, Susan E. Bronskill, Colleen J. Maxwell, Yu Qing Bai, Anna J. Kone, Kednapa Thavorn, Yelena Petrosyan, Andrew Calzavara, Walter P. Wodchis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Co-creation of an ICT-supported cancer rehabilitation application for resected lung cancer survivors: design and evaluation

Josien G. Timmerman, Thijs M. Tönis, Marit G. H. Dekker-van Weering, Martijn M. Stuiver, Michel W. J. M. Wouters, Wim H. van Harten, Hermie J. Hermens, Miriam M. R. Vollenbroek-Hutten

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating care for frequent users of emergency departments: implementation evaluation of a brief multi-organizational intensive case management intervention

Deborah Kahan, Molyn Leszcz, Patricia O’Campo, Stephen W. Hwang, Donald A. Wasylenki, Paul Kurdyak, Deborah Wise Harris, Agnes Gozdzik, Vicky Stergiopoulos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of pre-existing health conditions on the cost of recovery from road traffic injury: insights from data linkage of medicare and compensable injury claims in Victoria, Australia

Behrooz Hassani-Mahmooei, Janneke Berecki-Gisolf, Youjin Hahn, Roderick J. McClure

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Italian translation and cultural adaptation of the communication assessment tool in an outpatient surgical clinic

Daniela Scala, Enrica Menditto, Mariano Fortunato Armellino, Francesco Manguso, Valeria Marina Monetti, Valentina Orlando, Antonio Antonino, Gregory Makoul, Maurizio De Palma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health surveillance assistants as intermediates between the community and health sector in Malawi: exploring how relationships influence performance

Maryse C. Kok, Ireen Namakhoma, Lot Nyirenda, Kingsley Chikaphupha, Jacqueline E. W. Broerse, Marjolein Dieleman, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Sally Theobald

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and preventable acute care spending among a high cost inpatient population

Paul E. Ronksley, Daniel M. Kobewka, Jennifer A. McKay, Deanna M. Rothwell, Sunita Mulpuru, Alan J. Forster

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coaching in self-efficacy improves care responses, health and well-being in dementia carers: a pre/post-test/follow-up study

Lynn Chenoweth, Jane Stein-Parbury, Danielle White, Georgene McNeill, Yun-Hee Jeon, Beverley Zaratan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Issues in healthcare services in Malaysia as experienced by Japanese retirees

Ayako Kohno, Ghazali Musa, Nik Daliana Nik Farid, Norlaili Abdul Aziz, Takeo Nakayama, Maznah Dahlui

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

National estimates of the impact of electronic health records on the workload of primary care physicians

Jaeyong Bae, William E. Encinosa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic burden of multimorbidity among older adults: impact on healthcare and societal costs

Louisa Picco, Evanthia Achilla, Edimansyah Abdin, Siow Ann Chong, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Paul McCrone, Hong Choon Chua, Derrick Heng, Harish Magadi, Li Ling Ng, Martin Prince, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Who uses outpatient healthcare services under Ghana’s health protection scheme and why?

Ama P. Fenny, Felix A. Asante, Daniel K. Arhinful, Anthony Kusi, Divya Parmar, Gemma Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the future burden of cardiovascular disease and the value of lipid and blood pressure control therapies in China

Warren Stevens, Desi Peneva, Jim Z. Li, Larry Z. Liu, Gordon Liu, Runlin Gao, Darius N. Lakdawalla

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of the contribution of morbidity and mortality conferences to quality and safety improvement: a survey of participants’ perceptions

André Lecoanet, Gwenaëlle Vidal-Trecan, Frédéric Prate, Jean-François Quaranta, Elodie Sellier, Alizé Guyomard, Arnaud Seigneurin, Patrice François

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Correlates of unequal access to preventive care in China: a multilevel analysis of national data from the 2011 China Health and Nutrition Survey

Chi Huang, Chao-Jie Liu, Xiong-Fei Pan, Xiang Liu, Ning-Xiu Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Investigating the feasibility, acceptability and appropriateness of outreach case management in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service: a mixed methods exploratory study

Deborah A. Askew, Samantha J. Togni, Philip J. Schluter, Lynne Rogers, Sonya Egert, Nichola Potter, Noel E. Hayman, Alan Cass, Alex D. H. Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing the current practice of self-medication consultations in Eastern Indonesian community pharmacies: a qualitative study

Cecilia Brata, Colleen Fisher, Brahmaputra Marjadi, Carl R. Schneider, Rhonda M. Clifford

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Researching Complex Interventions in Health: The State of the Art

Peter Craig, Ingalill Rahm-Hallberg, Nicky Britten, Gunilla Borglin, Gabriele Meyer, Sascha Köpke, Jane Noyes, Jackie Chandler, Sara Levati, Anne Sales, Lehana Thabane, Lora Giangregorio, Nancy Feeley, Sylvie Cossette, Rod Taylor, Jacqueline Hill, David A. Richards, Willem Kuyken, Louise von Essen, Andrew Williams, Karla Hemming, Richard Lilford, Alan Girling, Monica Taljaard, Munyaradzi Dimairo, Mark Petticrew, Janis Baird, Graham Moore, Willem Odendaal, Salla Atkins, Elizabeth Lutge, Natalie Leon, Simon Lewin, Katherine Payne, Theo vanAchterberg, Walter Sermeus, Martin Pitt, Thomas Monks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rates and costs of invasive pneumococcal disease and pneumonia in persons with underlying medical conditions

Derek Weycker, Raymond A. Farkouh, David R. Strutton, John Edelsberg, Kimberly M. Shea, Stephen I. Pelton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transitioning a home telehealth project into a sustainable, large-scale service: a qualitative study

Victoria A. Wade, Alan D. Taylor, Michael R. Kidd, Colin Carati

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Provision of dementia-related services in Canada: a comparative study

Helen Tam-Tham, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, James Silvius, William Dalziel, Linda Garcia, Frank Molnar, Neil Drummond

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of medical primary prevention strategies to reduce absolute risk of cardiovascular disease in Tanzania: a Markov modelling study

Frida N. Ngalesoni, George M. Ruhago, Amani T. Mori, Bjarne Robberstad, Ole F. Norheim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transitional care in skilled nursing facilities: a multiple case study

Mark Toles, Cathleen Colón-Emeric, Mary D. Naylor, Julie Barroso, Ruth A. Anderson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of the priority target group of mental health service networks within a nation-wide reform of adult psychiatry in Belgium

Vincent Lorant, Adeline Grard, Chantal Van Audenhove, Eva Helmer, Joke Vanderhaegen, Pablo Nicaise

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘One man’s medicine is another man’s poison’: a qualitative study of user perspectives on low intensity interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Jasmin Knopp-Hoffer, Sarah Knowles, Peter Bower, Karina Lovell, Penny E. Bee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Youth Health Care measure-satisfaction, utilization, and needs (YHC-SUN)-development of a self-report version of the Child Health Care (CHC-SUN) proxy-measure

Silke Schmidt, Ute Thyen, Carsten Herrmann-Garitz, Franziska Bomba, Holger Muehlan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with emergency department visit within 30 days after discharge

Chuan-Lan Wang, Shih-Tan Ding, Ming-Ju Hsieh, Chin-Chung Shu, Nin-Chieh Hsu, Yu-Feng Lin, Jin-Shing Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘It just has to click’: Internists’ views of: what constitutes productive interactions with chronically ill patients

N. M. H. Kromme, C. T. B. Ahaus, R. O. B. Gans, H. B. M. van de Wiel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perspectives of frontline health workers on Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme before and after community engagement interventions

Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Nicole Spieker, Daniel Kojo Arhinful, Tobias F. Rinke de Wit

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of a survey instrument to measure patient experience of integrated care

Kara Odom Walker, Anita L. Stewart, Kevin Grumbach

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Quality of Working Life Questionnaire for Cancer Survivors (QWLQ-CS): a Pre-test Study

Merel de Jong, Sietske J. Tamminga, Angela G.E.M. de Boer, Monique H.W. Frings-Dresen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Who benefited from the New Rural Cooperative Medical System in China? A case study on Anhui Province

Lidan Wang, Anjue Wang, Gerry FitzGerald, Lei Si, Qicheng Jiang, Dongqing Ye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Burden of socio-legal concerns among vulnerable patients seeking cancer care services at an urban safety-net hospital: a cross-sectional survey

Naomi Yu Ko, Tracy A. Battaglia, Rebecca Gupta-Lawrence, Jessica Schiller, Christine Gunn, Kate Festa, Kerrie Nelson, JoHanna Flacks, Samantha J. Morton, Jennifer E. Rosen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health profiles of foreigners attending primary care clinics in Malaysia

Norazida Ab Rahman, Sheamini Sivasampu, Kamaliah Mohamad Noh, Ee Ming Khoo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Insufficient access to oral paediatric medicines in Ghana: A descriptive study

Daniel N A Ankrah, Joseph T Turkson, Edith B Boateng, Frank T T Amegavie, Elizabeth Bruce

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Healthcare professionals’ views on feedback of a patient safety culture assessment

Nicolien C. Zwijnenberg, Michelle Hendriks, Janneke Hoogervorst-Schilp, Cordula Wagner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integration of research and practice to improve public health and healthcare delivery through a collaborative 'Health Integration Team' model - a qualitative investigation

Sabi Redwood, Emer Brangan, Verity Leach, Jeremy Horwood, Jenny L. Donovan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic review of the health and societal effects of medication organisation devices

Steven James Watson, Clare Frances Aldus, Christine Bond, Debi Bhattacharya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The swine flu vaccine, public attitudes, and researcher interpretations: a systematic review of qualitative research

Benedicte Carlsen, Claire Glenton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying role of perceived quality and satisfaction on the utilization status of the community clinic services; Bangladesh context

Rizwanul M. Karim, Mamun S. Abdullah, Anisur M. Rahman, Ashraful M. Alam

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advancing a new evidence-based professional in health care: job task analysis for health and wellness coaches

Ruth Q. Wolever, Meg Jordan, Karen Lawson, Margaret Moore

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of anal cancer screening in women with cervical neoplasia in British Columbia, Canada

I. Cromwell, M. Gaudet, S. J. Peacock, C. Aquino-Parsons

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social supports and mental health: a cross-sectional study on the correlation of self-consistency and congruence in China

YanMei Gu, Jie Hu, YaPing Hu, JianRong Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health care utilization and outpatient, out-of-pocket costs for active convulsive epilepsy in rural northeastern South Africa: a cross-sectional Survey

Ryan G. Wagner, Melanie Y. Bertram, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Stephen M. Tollman, Lars Lindholm, Charles R. Newton, Karen J. Hofman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The feasibility of introducing an adult safeguarding measure for inclusion in the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF): findings from a pilot study

Caroline Norrie, Jill Manthorpe, Cher Cartwright, Pritpal Rayat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An exploratory cross-sectional study on the impact of education on perception of stigma by Chinese patients with schizophrenia

Zhibin Ren, Heqiu Wang, Bin Feng, Chenyu Gu, Yongchun Ma, Hong Chen, Bingling Li, Lanying Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Organizational factors associated with Health Care Provider (HCP) influenza campaigns in the Veterans health care system: a qualitative study

Zayd Razouki, Troy Knighton, Richard A. Martinello, Pamela R. Hirsch, Kathleen M. McPhaul, Adam J. Rose, Megan McCullough

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving healthcare for Aboriginal Australians through effective engagement between community and health services

Angela Durey, Suzanne McEvoy, Val Swift-Otero, Kate Taylor, Judith Katzenellenbogen, Dawn Bessarab

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The dominance of the private sector in the provision of emergency obstetric care: studies from Gujarat, India

Mariano Salazar, Kranti Vora, Ayesha De Costa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Organising medication discontinuation: a qualitative study exploring the views of general practitioners toward discontinuing statins

Michael Nixon, Marius Brostrøm Kousgaard

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Telemedicine-supported transition of stable coronary artery disease patients from tertiary to primary health care facilities: protocol for a randomized non-inferiority trial

Joanna d’Arc Lyra Batista, Mariana Vargas Furtado, Natan Katz, Milena Rodrigues Agostinho, Brasil Silva Neto, Erno Harzheim, Carisi Anne Polanczyk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of preventive case management for parents with a mental illness: a randomized controlled trial from three economic perspectives

Henny J. Wansink, Ruben M. W. A. Drost, Aggie T. G. Paulus, Dirk Ruwaard, Clemens M. H. Hosman, Jan M. A. M. Janssens, Silvia M. A. A. Evers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Management of hypertension and multiple risk factors to enhance cardiovascular health - a feasibility study in Singapore polyclinics

Tazeen H. Jafar, Ngiap C. Tan, John C. Allen, Shreyasee S. Pradhan, Paul Goh, Saeideh Tavajoh, Fong M. Keng, Jason Chan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How efficient are referral hospitals in Uganda? A data envelopment analysis and tobit regression approach

Paschal N. Mujasi, Eyob Z. Asbu, Jaume Puig-Junoy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Co-designing inflammatory bowel disease (Ibd) services in Scotland: findings from a nationwide survey

Mariyana Schoultz, Leah Macaden, Angus J. M. Watson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Expectations and needs of patients with a chronic disease toward self-management and eHealth for self-management purposes

Martine W. J. Huygens, Joan Vermeulen, Ilse C. S. Swinkels, Roland D. Friele, Onno C. P. van Schayck, Luc P. de Witte

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Field-testing phase of the development of individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) for dementia

Lauren A Yates, Vasiliki Orgeta, Phuong Leung, Aimee Spector, Martin Orrell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methodological issues on the use of administrative data in healthcare research: the case of heart failure hospitalizations in Lombardy region, 2000 to 2012

Cristina Mazzali, Anna Maria Paganoni, Francesca Ieva, Cristina Masella, Mauro Maistrello, Ornella Agostoni, Simonetta Scalvini, Maria Frigerio, On behalf of the HF Data Project

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of Child Death Review in the Netherlands: results of a pilot study

Sandra Gijzen, Michaëla I. Hilhorst, Monique P. L’Hoir, Magda M. Boere-Boonekamp, Ariana Need

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical and demographic correlates of medication and visit adherence in a large randomized controlled trial

Jeff Whittle, José-Miguel Yamal, Jeffrey D. Williamson, Charles E. Ford, Jeffrey L. Probstfield, Barbara L. Beard, Horia Marginean, Bruce P. Hamilton, Pamela S. Suhan, Barry R. Davis, on behalf of the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unit cost analysis of training and deploying paid community health workers in three rural districts of Tanzania

Kassimu Tani, Amon Exavery, Colin D. Baynes, Senga Pemba, Ahmed Hingora, Fatuma Manzi, James F. Phillips, Almamy Malick Kanté

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physician drug dispensing in Switzerland: association on health care expenditures and utilization

Maria Trottmann, Mathias Frueh, Harry Telser, Oliver Reich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in nulliparous caesarean section rates across models of care: a decomposition analysis

Aoife Brick, Richard Layte, Anne Nolan, Michael J. Turner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Childhood fever in well-child clinics: a focus group study among doctors and nurses

Kirsten K. B. Peetoom, Luc J. L. Ploum, Jacqueline J. M. Smits, Nicky S. J. Halbach, Geert-Jan Dinant, Jochen W. L. Cals

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical trial network for the promotion of clinical research for rare diseases in Japan: muscular dystrophy clinical trial network

Reiko Shimizu, Katsuhisa Ogata, Akemi Tamaura, En Kimura, Maki Ohata, Eri Takeshita, Harumasa Nakamura, Shin’ichi Takeda, Hirofumi Komaki

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcome after polytrauma in a certified trauma network: comparing standard vs. maximum care facilities concept of the study and study protocol (POLYQUALY)

Michael Koller, Antonio Ernstberger, Florian Zeman, Julika Loss, Michael Nerlich, on behalf of the Trauma Network Eastern Bavaria (TNO)

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health status and access to health services of female prisoners in Greece: a cross-sectional survey

Mary Geitona, Stella-Olga Milioni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Practice related factors that may impact on postpartum care for mothers and infants in Australian general practice: a cross-sectional survey

Wendy E. Brodribb, Benjamin L. Mitchell, Mieke L. van Driel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Introduction of a team-based care model in a general medical unit

Stephanie E. Hastings, Esther Suter, Judy Bloom, Krishna Sharma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methodological review: quality of randomized controlled trials in health literacy

Julii Brainard, Stephanie Howard Wilsher, Charlotte Salter, Yoon Kong Loke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How hepatitis C patients manage the treatment process of pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy: a qualitative study

Shu-Mei Tsai, Jung-Ta Kao, Yun-Fang Tsai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical service use as people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder transition into adolescence and adulthood: a prospective longitudinal study

Hanna Eklund, Tim Cadman, James Findon, Hannah Hayward, Deirdre Howley, Jennifer Beecham, Kiriakos Xenitidis, Declan Murphy, Philip Asherson, Karen Glaser

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Designing and delivering facilitated storytelling interventions for chronic disease self-management: a scoping review

Enza Gucciardi, Nicole Jean-Pierre, Grace Karam, Souraya Sidani

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coping strategies in anxious surgical patients

Hansjoerg Aust, Dirk Rüsch, Maike Schuster, Theresa Sturm, Felix Brehm, Yvonne Nestoriuc

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The economic burden of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the impact of poor inhalation technique with commonly prescribed dry powder inhalers in three European countries

A. Lewis, S. Torvinen, P. N. R. Dekhuijzen, H. Chrystyn, A. T. Watson, M. Blackney, A. Plich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preparedness of health care professionals in preventing maternal mortality at a public health facility in Ghana: a qualitative study

Hubert Amu, Samuel H. Nyarko

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A value proposition for early physical therapist management of neck pain: a retrospective cohort analysis

Maggie E. Horn, Gerard P. Brennan, Steven Z. George, Jeffrey S. Harman, Mark D. Bishop

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Handoffs, safety culture, and practices: evidence from the hospital survey on patient safety culture

Soo-Hoon Lee, Phillip H. Phan, Todd Dorman, Sallie J. Weaver, Peter J. Pronovost

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validating abortion procedure coding in Canadian administrative databases

Saied Samiedaluie, Sandra Peterson, Rollin Brant, Janusz Kaczorowski, Wendy V. Norman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying the conditions needed for integrated knowledge translation (IKT) in health care organizations: qualitative interviews with researchers and research users

Anna R. Gagliardi, Mark J. Dobrow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influences on uptake of cancer screening in mental health service users: a qualitative study

Abigail Clifton, Caroline Burgess, Sarah Clement, Ruth Ohlsen, Pras Ramluggun, Jackie Sturt, Paul Walters, Elizabeth A. Barley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can Sierra Leone maintain the equitable delivery of their Free Health Care Initiative? The case for more contextualised interventions: results of a cross-sectional survey

Frédérique Vallières, Emma Louise Cassidy, Eilish McAuliffe, Brynne Gilmore, Allieu S. Bangura, Joseph Musa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Causes of cancellations on the day of surgery at a Tertiary Teaching Hospital

Roland Kaddoum, Racha Fadlallah, Eveline Hitti, Fadi EL-Jardali, Ghada El Eid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Model depicting aspects of audit and feedback that impact physicians’ acceptance of clinical performance feedback

Velma L. Payne, Sylvia J. Hysong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accessibility of ophthalmic healthcare for residents of an offshore island—an example of integrated delivery system

Li-Ju Chen, Yun-Jau Chang, Chun-Fu Shieh, Jy-Haw Yu, Ming-Chin Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Regional differences in recommended cancer treatment for the elderly

Vivian Ho, Meei-Hsiang Ku-Goto, Hui Zhao, Karen E. Hoffman, Benjamin D. Smith, Sharon H. Giordano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers to sexual health care: a survey of Iranian-American physicians in California, USA

Mitra Rashidian, Victor Minichiello, Synnove F. Knutsen, Mark Ghamsary

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Demographic and service-use profiles of individuals using the CarePayment program for hospital-related medical debt: results from a nationwide survey of guarantors

Laura Lessard, Julie Solomon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of knowledge on ART line of treatment, scarcity of treatment options and adherence

Habib O. Ramadhani, Charles Muiruri, Venance P. Maro, Michael Omondi, Julian B. Mushi, Eileen S. Lirhunde, John A. Bartlett

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization of the state led public private partnership program “Chiranjeevi Yojana” to promote facility births in Gujarat, India: a cross sectional community based study

Sandul Yasobant, Kranti Suresh Vora, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Kristi Sidney Annerstedt, Petros Isaakidis, Dileep V. Mavalankar, Nishith B. Dholakia, Ayesha De Costa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Thromboprophylaxis prescribing among junior doctors: the impact of educational interventions

Bethany J. Watt, Dean T. Williams, Lauren Lewis, Christopher J. Whitaker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the potential of rural and urban private facilities in implementing child health interventions in Mukono district, central Uganda–a cross sectional study

Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Esther Buregyeya, Sham Lal, Sîan E. Clarke, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen, Philip LaRussa, Anthony K. Mbonye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effective health care for older people living and dying in care homes: a realist review

Claire Goodman, Tom Dening, Adam L. Gordon, Susan L. Davies, Julienne Meyer, Finbarr C. Martin, John R. F. Gladman, Clive Bowman, Christina Victor, Melanie Handley, Heather Gage, Steve Iliffe, Maria Zubair

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do informal caregivers for elderly in the community use support measures? A qualitative study in five European countries

Evi Willemse, Sibyl Anthierens, Maria Isabel Farfan-Portet, Olivier Schmitz, Jean Macq, Hilde Bastiaens, Tinne Dilles, Roy Remmen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Occupational physicians’ perceived barriers and suggested solutions to improve adherence to a guideline on mental health problems: analysis of a peer group training

Marjolein Lugtenberg, Karlijn M. van Beurden, Evelien P. M. Brouwers, Berend Terluin, Jaap van Weeghel, Jac J. L. van der Klink, Margot C. W. Joosen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization of youth friendly services and associated factors among youth in Harar town, east Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Aboma Motuma, Thomas Syre, Gudina Egata, Abera Kenay

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Urolithiasis risk: a comparison between healthcare providers and the general population

Ming-Hung Chen, Shih-Feng Weng, Chien-Chin Hsu, Hung-Jung Lin, Shih-Bin Su, Jhi-Joung Wang, How-Ran Guo, Chien-Cheng Huang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variation in geographic access to chemotherapy by definitions of providers and service locations: a population-based observational study

Mary C. Schroeder, Cole G. Chapman, Matthew C. Nattinger, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, Taher Abu-Hejleh, Yu-Yu Tien, John M. Brooks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Post-acute pathways among hip fracture patients: a system-level analysis

Kristen B. Pitzul, Walter P. Wodchis, Michael W. Carter, Hans J. Kreder, Jennifer Voth, Susan B. Jaglal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of resources assisting in coping with swallowing difficulties for patients with Parkinson’s disease: a cross-sectional study

Aiko Matsushima, Junichi Matsushima, Akihisa Matsumoto, Fumio Moriwaka, Sanae Honma, Kazunori Itoh, Keiko Yamada, Shun Shimohama, Hirofumi Ohnishi, Mitsuru Mori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and its influencing factors for patients with hypertension: evidence from the urban and rural areas of Shaanxi Province, China

Yulian Zhang, Zhongliang Zhou, Jianmin Gao, Dan Wang, Qian Zhang, Zhiying Zhou, Min Su, Dan Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of emergency department segmentation and nursing staffing increase on inpatient mortality and management times

Pierre-Géraud Claret, Xavier Bobbia, Sylvia Olive, Christophe Demattei, Justin Yan, Robert Cohendy, Paul Landais, Jean Emmanuel de la Coussaye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clients’ satisfaction with HIV treatment services in Bamenda, Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Buh Amos Wung, Nde Fon Peter, Julius Atashili

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating teamwork, clinician occupational well-being and patient safety – development of a conceptual framework based on a systematic review

Annalena Welp, Tanja Manser

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost of the medical management and prescription pattern for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in Ghana–a retrospective cross-sectional study from three referral facilities

Stephen Ocansey, Samuel Kyei, Ama Diafo, Kwabena Nkansah Darfor, Samuel Bert Boadi-Kusi, Peter B. Aglobitse

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coping with tuberculosis and directly observed treatment: a qualitative study among patients from South India

Vijayashree Yellappa, Pierre Lefèvre, Tullia Battaglioli, Devadasan Narayanan, Patrick Van der Stuyft

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Human trafficking and severe mental illness: an economic analysis of survivors’ use of psychiatric services

Maria Cary, Siân Oram, Louise M. Howard, Kylee Trevillion, Sarah Byford

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What is the effectiveness of the support worker role for people with dementia and their carers? A systematic review

Dianne Goeman, Emma Renehan, Susan Koch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Performance-based financing in the context of the complex remuneration of health workers: findings from a mixed-method study in rural Sierra Leone

Maria Paola Bertone, Mylene Lagarde, Sophie Witter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Availability and utilization of medical devices in Jimma zone hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia: a case study

Beyene Wondafrash Ademe, Bosena Tebeje, Ashagre Molla

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improved drug-use patterns at 6 months post-discharge from inpatient substance use disorder treatment: results from compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients

Adrian R. Pasareanu, John-Kåre Vederhus, Anne Opsal, Øistein Kristensen, Thomas Clausen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospital pharmacists’ knowledge of and attitudes towards the implementation of the National Essential Medicines System: a questionnaire survey in western China

Qian Shen, Caijun Yang, Jie Chang, Lina Wu, Wenwen Zhu, Bing Lv, Dan Ye, Shimin Yang, Yu Fang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Compliance with birth dose of Hepatitis B vaccine in high endemic and hard to reach areas in the Colombian amazon: results from a vaccination survey

Luz Angela Choconta-Piraquive, Fernando De la Hoz-Restrepo, Carlos Arturo Sarmiento-Limas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quantifying the relationship between increased disability and health care resource utilization, quality of life, work productivity, health care costs in patients with multiple sclerosis in the US

E. Jones, J. Pike, T. Marshall, X. Ye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perinatal mental health care in a rural African district, Uganda: a qualitative study of barriers, facilitators and needs

Juliet E. M. Nakku, Elialilia S. Okello, Dorothy Kizza, Simone Honikman, Joshua Ssebunnya, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Charlotte Hanlon, Fred Kigozi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of Public Reporting on clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Paolo Campanella, Vladimir Vukovic, Paolo Parente, Adela Sulejmani, Walter Ricciardi, Maria Lucia Specchia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of professional and carer perceptions of the threats to safe hospital discharge for stroke and hip fracture patients in the English National Health Service

Justin Waring, Simon Bishop, Fiona Marshall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementing guidelines in nursing homes: a systematic review

Heinz Diehl, Birgitte Graverholt, Birgitte Espehaug, Hans Lund

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is real world evidence influencing practice? A systematic review of CPRD research in NICE guidances

Jessie O. Oyinlola, Jennifer Campbell, Antonis A. Kousoulis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives

Tetine L. Sentell, Todd B. Seto, Malia M. Young, May Vawer, Michelle L. Quensell, Kathryn L. Braun, Deborah A. Taira

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are HIV and reproductive health services adapted to the needs of female sex workers? Results of a policy and situational analysis in Tete, Mozambique

Yves Lafort, Osvaldo Jocitala, Balthazar Candrinho, Letitia Greener, Mags Beksinska, Jenni A. Smit, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving mental health service users’ with medical co-morbidity transition between tertiary medical hospital and primary care services: a qualitative study

Kate Cranwell, Meg Polacsek, Terence V. McCann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Emergency Department and Inpatient Healthcare utilization due to Hypertension

Jasvinder A. Singh, Shaohua Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Newborn screening and prophylactic interventions for sickle cell disease in 47 countries in sub-Saharan Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Andreas Kuznik, Abdulrazaq G. Habib, Deogratias Munube, Mohammed Lamorde

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advancing scoping study methodology: a web-based survey and consultation of perceptions on terminology, definition and methodological steps

Kelly K. O’Brien, Heather Colquhoun, Danielle Levac, Larry Baxter, Andrea C. Tricco, Sharon Straus, Lisa Wickerson, Ayesha Nayar, David Moher, Lisa O’Malley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Register study of migrants’ hospitalization in Norway: world region origin, reason for migration, and length of stay

Jon Ivar Elstad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying seasonal and temporal trends in the pressures experienced by hospitals related to unscheduled care

NJ Walker, HC Van Woerden, V Kiparoglou, Y Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is the Job Satisfaction Survey a good tool to measure job satisfaction amongst health workers in Nepal? Results of a validation analysis

Neha Batura, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Rita Thapa, Regina Basnyat, Joanna Morrison

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic crisis, austerity and unmet healthcare needs: the case of Greece

Dimitris Zavras, Athanasios I. Zavras, Ilias-Ioannis Kyriopoulos, John Kyriopoulos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of social support on healthcare service use following transport-related musculoskeletal injury

Khic-Houy Prang, Janneke Berecki-Gisolf, Sharon Newnam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cost analysis of introducing an infectious disease specialist-guided antimicrobial stewardship in an area with relatively low prevalence of antimicrobial resistance

Peter Lanbeck, Gunnel Ragnarson Tennvall, Fredrik Resman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

New chronic disease medication prescribing by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and primary care physicians: a cohort study

Zachary A. Marcum, Johanna E. Bellon, Jie Li, Walid F. Gellad, Julie M. Donohue

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatitis C virus infection among patients with diabetes mellitus in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Ebtesam M. Ba-Essa, Eman I. Mobarak, Nasser M. Al-Daghri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measurement and valuation of health providers’ time for the management of childhood pneumonia in rural Malawi: an empirical study

Fiammetta Maria Bozzani, Matthias Arnold, Timothy Colbourn, Norman Lufesi, Bejoy Nambiar, Gibson Masache, Jolene Skordis-Worrall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Costs of accountable care organization participation for primary care providers: early stage results

Richard A. Hofler, Judith Ortiz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study examining healthcare managers and providers’ perspectives on participating in primary care implementation research

Lisa A. Wozniak, Allison Soprovich, Sandra Rees, Steven T. Johnson, Sumit R. Majumdar, Jeffrey A. Johnson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perception of quality of health delivery and health insurance subscription in Ghana

Joshua Amo-Adjei, Prince Justin Anku, Hannah Fosuah Amo, Mavis Osei Effah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic review of factors influencing length of stay in ICU after adult cardiac surgery

Ahmed Almashrafi, Mustafa Elmontsri, Paul Aylin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Future expenditure risk of silent members: a statistical analysis

Trudy Millard Krause, Elifnur Yay Donderici, Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban, Luisa Franzini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Responding to the health needs of survivors of human trafficking: a systematic review

Stacey Hemmings, Sharon Jakobowitz, Melanie Abas, Debra Bick, Louise M. Howard, Nicky Stanley, Cathy Zimmerman, Sian Oram

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Searching for best practices of youth friendly services - a study protocol using qualitative comparative analysis in Sweden

Isabel Goicolea, Monica Christianson, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Bruno Marchal, Miguel San Sebastian, Maria Wiklund

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Depression Screening and Education: Options to Reduce Barriers to Treatment (DESEO): protocol for an educational intervention study

Katherine Sanchez, Brittany H. Eghaneyan, Madhukar H. Trivedi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Technical analysis, contestation and politics in policy agenda setting and implementation: the rise and fall of primary care maternal services from Ghana’s capitation policy

Augustina Koduah, Han van Dijk, Irene Akua Agyepong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of primary care reform on health system performance in Canada: a systematic review

Renee Carter, Bruno Riverin, Jean-Frédéric Levesque, Geneviève Gariepy, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient choice, Internet based information sources, and perceptions of health care: Evidence from Sweden using survey data from 2010 and 2013

Emma Wahlstedt, Björn Ekman

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Project ACHIEVE – using implementation research to guide the evaluation of transitional care effectiveness

Jing Li, Jane Brock, Brian Jack, Brian Mittman, Mary Naylor, Joann Sorra, Glen Mays, Mark V. Williams, for the Project ACHIEVE Team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Value-based integrated (renal) care: setting a development agenda for research and implementation strategies

Pim P. Valentijn, Claus Biermann, Marc A. Bruijnzeels

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social capital and refraining from medical care among elderly people in Japan

Masaaki Mizuochi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

State-civil society partnerships for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in Ghana: exploring factors associated with successes and challenges

Martin Hushie, Cephas N. Omenyo, Jacob J. van den Berg, Michelle A. Lally

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring the burden of preventable diabetic hospitalisations in the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)

David G. Lugo-Palacios, John Cairns, Cynthia Masetto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementing shared decision making in federally qualified health centers, a quasi-experimental design study: the Office-Guidelines Applied to Practice (Office-GAP) program

Adesuwa Olomu, William Hart-Davidson, Zhehui Luo, Karen Kelly-Blake, Margaret Holmes-Rovner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Types of health care facilities and the quality of primary care: a study of characteristics and experiences of Chinese patients in Guangdong Province, China

Ruwei Hu, Yu Liao, Zhicheng Du, Yuantao Hao, Hailun Liang, Leiyu Shi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The care center influences the management of lymphoma patients in a universal health care system: an observational cohort study

S. Lamy, C. Bettiol, P. Grosclaude, G. Compaci, G Albertus, C. Récher, J. C. Nogaro, F. Despas, G. Laurent, C. Delpierre

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antenatal care use in urban areas in two European countries: Predisposing, enabling and pregnancy-related determinants in Belgium and the Netherlands

Jana Vanden Broeck, Esther Feijen-de Jong, Trudy Klomp, Koen Putman, Katrien Beeckman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The success of the Uttarakhand Cluster: a case study of organisational change towards disability inclusive development

Nathan Grills, Jubin Varghese, Nicole Hughes, Tamara Jolly, Robert Kumar

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intervention to Improve Quality of life for African-AmericaN lupus patients (IQAN): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a unique a la carte intervention approach to self-management of lupus in African Americans

Edith M. Williams, Kate Lorig, Saundra Glover, Diane Kamen, Sudie Back, Anwar Merchant, Jiajia Zhang, James C. Oates

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Talk with me”: perspectives on services for men with problem gambling and housing instability

Sara J. T. Guilcher, Sarah Hamilton-Wright, Wayne Skinner, Julia Woodhall-Melnik, Peter Ferentzy, Aklilu Wendaferew, Stephen W. Hwang, Flora I. Matheson

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiretroviral medication treatment for all HIV-infected individuals: a protocol using innovative multilevel methodologies to evaluate New York City's universal ART policy among problem substance users

Aimee N. C. Campbell, Don Des Jarlais, Cooper Hannah, Sarah Braunstein, Susan Tross, Laura Kersanske, Christine Borges, Martina Pavlicova, Kevin Jefferson, Howard Newville, Laurel Weaver, Margaret Wolff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overall satisfaction of health care users with the quality of and access to health care services: a cross-sectional study in six Central and Eastern European countries

Tetiana Stepurko, Milena Pavlova, Wim Groot

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acceptability and feasibility of point-of-care CD4 testing on HIV continuum of care in low and middle income countries: a systematic review

Minh D. Pham, Paul A. Agius, Lorena Romero, Peter McGlynn, David Anderson, Suzanne M. Crowe, Stanley Luchters

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with late stage at diagnosis among Puerto Rico’s government health plan colorectal cancer patients: a cross-sectional study

Karen J. Ortiz-Ortiz, Ruth Ríos-Motta, Heriberto Marín-Centeno, Marcia Cruz-Correa, Ana Patricia Ortiz

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Learning from doing: the case for combining normalisation process theory and participatory learning and action research methodology for primary healthcare implementation research

Tomas de Brún, Mary O’Reilly-de Brún, Catherine A. O’Donnell, Anne MacFarlane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation challenges in delivering team-based care (‘TEAMcare’) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a public hospital setting: a mixed methods approach

Belinda Cochrane, Jann Foster, Robert Boyd, Evan Atlantis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of multiple chronic diseases on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions

Inês Dantas, Rui Santana, João Sarmento, Pedro Aguiar

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving children’s health and development in British Columbia through nurse home visiting: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Nicole L. A. Catherine, Andrea Gonzalez, Michael Boyle, Debbie Sheehan, Susan M. Jack, Kaitlyn A. Hougham, Lawrence McCandless, Harriet L. MacMillan, Charlotte Waddell, For the British Columbia Healthy Connections Project Scientific Team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evidence of non-response bias in the Press-Ganey patient satisfaction survey

A. R. Tyser, A. M. Abtahi, M. McFadden, A. P. Presson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A descriptive analysis of medical health services utilization of Veterans living in Ontario: a retrospective cohort study using administrative healthcare data

Alice B. Aiken, Alyson L. Mahar, Paul Kurdyak, Marlo Whitehead, Patti A. Groome

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

MAHILA: a protocol for evaluating a nurse-delivered mHealth intervention for women with HIV and psychosocial risk factors in India

Nancy R. Reynolds, Veena Satyanarayana, Mona Duggal, Meiya Varghese, Lauren Liberti, Pushpendra Singh, Mohini Ranganathan, Sangchoon Jeon, Prabha S. Chandra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of the Norwegian Coordination Reform on the use of rehabilitation services: panel data analyses of service use, 2010 to 2013

Lars C. Monkerud, Trond Tjerbo

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation and comparison of instruments to identify frail patientes in primary care settings: Study protocol

Itziar Vergara, Francisco Rivas-Ruiz, Kalliopi Vrotsou, Eugenio Contreras-Fernández, Teresa Téllez-Santana, Mónica Machón, Ana Isabel Díez Ruiz, Yolanda de Mesa Berenguer, Andoni Bueno, Jazmina Núñez, M Carmen Saucedo Figueredo, Alonso Montiel-Luque, M Antonia Nava del Val, Raúl Quirós-López, Estefanía Carrasco, Gabor Abellan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role and impact of research positions within health care settings in allied health: a systematic review

Rachel Wenke, Sharon Mickan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A post-hoc analysis of the comparative efficacy of canagliflozin and glimepiride in the attainment of type 2 diabetes-related quality measures

Charmi A. Patel, Robert A. Bailey, Ujjwala Vijapurkar, Gary Meininger, Lawrence Blonde

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A framework to assess patient-reported adverse outcomes arising during hospitalization

Okoniewska Barbara, Santana Maria Jose, Holroyd-Leduc Jayna, Flemons Ward, O’Beirne Maeve, White Deborah, Ocampo Wrochelle, William A. Ghali, Alan J. Forster

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving childhood nutrition and wellness in South Africa: involving mothers/caregivers of malnourished or HIV positive children and health care workers as co-designers to enhance a local quality improvement intervention

Claire van Deventer, Glenn Robert, Anne Wright

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tuberculosis infection control practices and associated factors among health care workers in health centers of West Gojjam zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Kassahun Tamir, Belaynew Wasie, Muluken Azage

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of clinical networks in improving quality of care and patient outcomes: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies

Bernadette Bea Brown, Cyra Patel, Elizabeth McInnes, Nicholas Mays, Jane Young, Mary Haines

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Palliative care for patients with heart failure: facilitators and barriers - a cross sectional survey of German health care professionals

Jeanette Ziehm, Erik Farin, Jonas Schäfer, Kathrin Woitha, Gerhild Becker, Stefan Köberich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of procurement practices on quality of medical device or service received: a qualitative study comparing countries

Myriam Lingg, Kaspar Wyss, Luis Durán-Arenas

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The evaluation of a healthcare passport to improve quality of care and communication for people living with dementia (EQuIP): a protocol paper for a qualitative, longitudinal study

Gerard Leavey, Aine Abbott, Max Watson, Stephen Todd, Vivien Coates, Sonja McIlfactrick, Brendan McCormack, Bethany Waterhouse-Bradley, Emma Curran

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving access for community health and sub-acute outpatient services: protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Katherine E. Harding, Jennifer J. Watts, Leila Karimi, Mary O’Reilly, Bridie Kent, Michelle Kotis, Sandra G. Leggat, Jackie Kearney, Nicholas F. Taylor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The economic burden of urinary tract infections in women visiting general practices in France: a cross-sectional survey

M. François, T. Hanslik, B. Dervaux, Y. Le Strat, C. Souty, S. Vaux, S. Maugat, C. Rondet, M. Sarazin, B. Heym, B. Coignard, L. Rossignol

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring and understanding motivation among community health workers in rural health facilities in India-a mixed method study

Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Sonu Goel, Ajay M. V. Kumar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Trends and area variations in Potentially Preventable Admissions for COPD in Spain (2002–2013): a significant decline and convergence between areas

Julián Librero, Berta Ibañez-Beroiz, Salvador Peiró, M. Ridao-López, Clara L. Rodríguez-Bernal, Francisco J. Gómez-Romero, Enrique Bernal-Delgado, the Spanish Atlas of Medical Practice Variation Research Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using systems thinking to identify workforce enablers for a whole systems approach to urgent and emergency care delivery: a multiple case study

Kim Manley, Anne Martin, Carolyn Jackson, Toni Wright

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The dominance of the private sector in the provision of emergency obstetric care: studies from Gujarat, India

Mariano Salazar, Kranti Vora, Ayesha De Costa

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Technological aids for improving longitudinal research on substance use disorders

David Farabee, Marya Schulte, Rachel Gonzales, Christine E. Grella

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How patients think about social responsibility of public hospitals in China?

Wenbin Liu, Lizheng Shi, Raymond W. Pong, Yingyao Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of a clinical practice guideline for schizophrenia in a specialist mental health center: an observational study

Ilan Fischler, Sanaz Riahi, Melanie I. Stuckey, Philip E. Klassen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient satisfaction is biased by renovations to the interior of a primary care office: a pretest-posttest assessment

Raphaël Tièche, Bruno R. da Costa, Sven Streit

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of nurse-delivered community-based CD4 services on facilitating pre-ART care in rural South Africa

T. Kompala, A. P. Moll, N. Mtungwa, R. P. Brooks, G. H. Friedland, S. V. Shenoi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Models of reablement evaluation (MoRE): a study protocol of a quasi-experimental mixed methods evaluation of reablement services in England

Rachel Mann, Bryony Beresford, Gillian Parker, Parvaneh Rabiee, Helen Weatherly, Rita Faria, Mona Kanaan, Alison Laver-Fawcett, Gerald Pilkington, Fiona Aspinal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intraprofessional collaboration and learning between specialists and general practitioners during postgraduate training: a qualitative study

Loes J. Meijer, Esther de Groot, Mirjam Blaauw-Westerlaken, Roger A. M. J. Damoiseaux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of 5536 patients treated in an integrative outpatient tinnitus treatment center–immediate effects and a modeling approach for sustainability

Thomas Ostermann, Katja Boehm, Martin Kusatz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opportunities for reproductive tourism: cost and quality advantages of Turkey in the provision of in-vitro Fertilization (IVF) services

M. Said Yildiz, M. Mahmud Khan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stakeholders’ expectations and perceived effects of the pharmacy ownership liberalization reform in Sweden: a qualitative interview study

Kristin Wisell, Ulrika Winblad, Sofia Kälvemark Sporrong

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of integration strategies between primary care units and a regional general hospital in Brazil to update and connect health care professionals: a quasi-experimental study protocol

Mario Maia Bracco, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra, Alexandre Hannud Abdo, Fernando Antonio Basile Colugnati, Marcello Dala Bernardina Dalla, Marcelo Marcos Piva Demarzo, Ises Abrahamsohn, Aline Pacífico Rodrigues, Ana Violeta Ferreira de Almeida Delgado, Glauber Alves dos Prazeres, José Carlos Teixeira Jr, Silvio Possa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Centralized or decentralized perinatal surgical care for rural women: a realist review of the evidence on safety

Jude Kornelsen, Kevin McCartney, Kim Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns of community follow-up, subsequent health service use and survival among young and mid-life adults discharged from chronic care hospitals: a retrospective cohort study

Kerry Kuluski, Sima Gandhi, Christina Diong, Carolyn Steele Gray, Susan E. Bronskill

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reporting of financial conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines: a case study analysis of guidelines from the Canadian Medical Association Infobase

Adrienne Shnier, Joel Lexchin, Mirna Romero, Kevin Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of disease activity measurement for rheumatoid arthritis patients in an academic rheumatology clinic

Alison Bays, Elizabeth Wahl, David I. Daikh, Jinoos Yazdany, Gabriela Schmajuk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Dutch language version of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ-NL)

Marck HTM Haerkens, Wouter van Leeuwen, J. Bryan Sexton, Peter Pickkers, Johannes G. van der Hoeven

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of care management program structure on implementation: a normalization process theory analysis

Jodi Summers Holtrop, Georges Potworowski, Laurie Fitzpatrick, Amy Kowalk, Lee A. Green

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led community-based self-management programme for improving recovery among community-residing stroke survivors

Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Anne Marie Chang, Janita Pak Chun Chau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modification of claims-based measures improves identification of comorbidities in non-elderly women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Katelin B. Nickel, Anna E. Wallace, David K. Warren, Kelly E. Ball, Daniel Mines, Victoria J. Fraser, Margaret A. Olsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Community perceptions of behaviour change communication interventions of the maternal neonatal and child health programme in rural Bangladesh: an exploratory study

Atiya Rahman, Margaret Leppard, Sarawat Rashid, Nauruj Jahan, Hashima E. Nasreen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of socio-economic factors in utilization of different healthcare services among older adult men and women in Ghana

B. I. I. Saeed, A. E. Yawson, S. Nguah, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Nakua Emmanuel, Edmund Ayesu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Balancing the use of language to enable care: a qualitative study of oral and written language used in assessments and allocations of community healthcare services for persons with dementia

Anette Hansen, Solveig Hauge, Ådel Bergland

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: a mixed methods study to assess mental health recovery, shared decision-making and quality of life (Plan4Recovery)

Michael Coffey, Ben Hannigan, Alan Meudell, Julian Hunt, Deb Fitzsimmons

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obstacles to implementation of an intervention to improve surgical services in an Ethiopian hospital: a qualitative study of an international health partnership project

Emma-Louise Aveling, Desalegn Tegabu Zegeye, Michael Silverman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmaceutical cost and multimorbidity with type 2 diabetes mellitus using electronic health record data

Carla Sancho-Mestre, David Vivas-Consuelo, Luis Alvis-Estrada, Martin Romero, Ruth Usó-Talamantes, Vicent Caballer-Tarazona

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Focused maternity care in Ghana: results of a cluster analysis

Martin Amogre Ayanore, Milena Pavlova, Wim Groot

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can local staff reliably assess their own programs? A confirmatory test-retest study of Lot Quality Assurance Sampling data collectors in Uganda

Colin A. Beckworth, Robert Anguyo, Francis Cranmer Kyakulaga, Stephen K. Lwanga, Joseph J. Valadez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inspiring health worker motivation with supportive supervision: a survey of lady health supervisor motivating factors in rural Pakistan

Fauziah Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Wafa Aftab, Kashif Sangrasi, Shagufta Perveen, Aysha Zahidie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study assessing the acceptability and adoption of implementing a results based financing intervention to improve maternal and neonatal health in Malawi

Danielle J. Wilhelm, Stephan Brenner, Adamson S. Muula, Manuela De Allegri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the disparity in spatial access to hospital care in ethnic minority region in Sichuan Province, China

Xiuli Wang, Jay Pan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and feasibility of an evidence-informed self-management education program in pediatric concussion rehabilitation

Anne W. Hunt, Luciano De Feo, Jennifer Macintyre, Dayna Greenspoon, Talia Dick, Katherine Mah, Melissa Paniccia, Christine Provvidenza, Nick Reed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survivorship care and support following treatment for breast cancer: a multi-ethnic comparative qualitative study of women’s experiences

Charlotte Tompkins, Karen Scanlon, Emma Scott, Emma Ream, Seeromanie Harding, Jo Armes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Managing Matajoosh: determinants of first Nations’ cancer care decisions

Josée G. Lavoie, Joseph Kaufert, Annette J. Browne, John D. O’Neil

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions utilising telephone follow up in reducing hospital readmission within 30 days for individuals with chronic disease: a systematic review

Amanda Jayakody, Jamie Bryant, Mariko Carey, Breanne Hobden, Natalie Dodd, Robert Sanson-Fisher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of the affordable care Act (ACA) on favorable risk selection and Beneficiaries’ health status in Medicare advantage: a preliminary assessment

Nabil Natafgi, Matthew Nattinger, Patience Ugwi, Fred Ullrich, Fredric D. Wolinsky

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are low-value care measures up to the task? A systematic review of the literature

Eline F. de Vries, Jeroen N. Struijs, Richard Heijink, Roy J. P. Hendrikx, Caroline A. Baan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring factors that influence the spread and sustainability of a dysphagia innovation: an instrumental case study

Irene Ilott, Kate Gerrish, Sabrina A. Eltringham, Carolyn Taylor, Sue Pownall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Process evaluation for complex interventions in health services research: analysing context, text trajectories and disruptions

Jamie Murdoch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The convergence of Chinese county government health expenditures: capitation and contribution

Guoying Zhang, Luwen Zhang, Shaolong Wu, Xiaoqiong Xia, Liming Lu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interventions for healthcare providers to improve treatment and prevention of female genital mutilation: a systematic review

Julie Balfour, Jasmine Abdulcadir, Lale Say, Michelle J. Hindin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Healthcare seeking practices and barriers to accessing under-five child health services in urban slums in Malawi: a qualitative study

Edgar Arnold Lungu, Regien Biesma, Maureen Chirwa, Catherine Darker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Individual-level needle and syringe coverage in Melbourne, Australia: a longitudinal, descriptive analysis

Daniel O’Keefe, Nick Scott, Campbell Aitken, Paul Dietze

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of prior healthcare employment on the wages of registered nurses

Byung-Kwang Yoo, Minchul Kim, Tzu-Chun Lin, Tomoko Sasaki, Debbie Ward, Joanne Spetz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Perspectives on financing population-based health care towards Universal Health Coverage among employed individuals in Ghanzi district, Botswana: A qualitative study”

Barnabas Africanus Mbogo, Deborah McGill

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating complex health financing interventions: using mixed methods to inform further implementation of a novel PBI intervention in rural Malawi

Shannon A. McMahon, Stephan Brenner, Julia Lohmann, Christopher Makwero, Aleksandra Torbica, Don P. Mathanga, Adamson S. Muula, Manuela De Allegri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Commonalities and differences in the implementation of models of care for arthritis: key informant interviews from Canada

Cheryl A. Cott, Aileen M. Davis, Elizabeth M. Badley, Rosalind Wong, Mayilee Canizares, Linda C. Li, Allyson Jones, Sydney Brooks, Vandana Ahlwalia, Gillian Hawker, Susan Jaglal, Michel Landry, Crystal MacKay, Dianne Mosher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The epidemiology of tuberculosis in health care workers in South Africa: a systematic review

Liesl Grobler, Shaheen Mehtar, Keertan Dheda, Shahieda Adams, Sanni Babatunde, Martie van der Walt, Muhammad Osman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors related to non-compliance to HPV vaccination in Roraima—Brazil: a region with a high incidence of cervical cancer

Cibelle Carneiro Farias, Dkaion Vilela Jesus, Hendel Santana Moraes, Ingrid Ferreira Buttenbender, Isabella Seixas Martins, Mayara Gabrielle Souto, Paulo Henrique Brasil Hass Gonçalves Filho, Randielly Mendonça Costa, Sarah de Oliveira Silva, Thais Suelen Israel Ferreira, Valéria Vieira da Silva Coutinho, Helvia Rochelle Tavora Minotto, Allex Jardim Fonseca

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The economic evaluation of human papillomavirus vaccination strategies against cervical cancer in women in Lao PDR: a mathematical modelling approach

Phetsavanh Chanthavilay, Daniel Reinharz, Mayfong Mayxay, Keokedthong Phongsavan, Donald E. Marsden, Lynne Moore, Lisa J. White

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opening the black box of transfer systems in public sector health services in a Western state in India

Bhaskar Purohit, Tim Martineau, Kabir Sheikh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of patient perceptions of Telehealth-supported and specialist nursing interventions for early stage COPD: a qualitative study

Deborah A. Fitzsimmons, Jill Thompson, Claire L. Bentley, Gail A. Mountain

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving access to medicines for non-communicable diseases in rural India: a mixed methods study protocol using quasi-experimental design

N. S. Prashanth, Maya Annie Elias, Manoj Kumar Pati, Praveenkumar Aivalli, C. M. Munegowda, Srinath Bhanuprakash, S. M. Sadhana, Bart Criel, Maryam Bigdeli, Narayanan Devadasan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme on reducing medical impoverishment in rural Yanbian: An alternative approach

Mei Sun, Jay J. Shen, Chengyue Li, Christopher Cochran, Ying Wang, Fei Chen, Pingping Li, Jun Lu, Fengshui Chang, Xiaohong Li, Mo Hao

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Access to timely formal dementia care in Europe: protocol of the Actifcare (ACcess to Timely Formal Care) study

Liselot Kerpershoek, Marjolein de Vugt, Claire Wolfs, Hannah Jelley, Martin Orrel, Bob Woods, Astrid Stephan, Anja Bieber, Gabriele Meyer, Knut Engedal, Geir Selbaek, Ron Handels, Anders Wimo, Louise Hopper, Kate Irving, Maria Marques, Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira, Elisa Portolani, Orazio Zanetti, Frans Verhey, the Actifcare Consortium

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical action measures improve the reliability of feedback on quality of care in diabetes centres: a retrospective cohort study

Astrid Lavens, Kris Doggen, Chantal Mathieu, Frank Nobels, Evy Vandemeulebroucke, Michel Vandenbroucke, Ann Verhaegen, Viviane Van Casteren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of increasing the supply of skilled health providers on pregnancy and birth outcomes: evidence from the midwives service scheme in Nigeria

Edward Okeke, Peter Glick, Amalavoyal Chari, Isa Sadeeq Abubakar, Emma Pitchforth, Josephine Exley, Usman Bashir, Kun Gu, Obinna Onwujekwe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The assessment and management of pain in patients with dementia in hospital settings: a multi-case exploratory study from a decision making perspective

Valentina Lichtner, Dawn Dowding, Nick Allcock, John Keady, Elizabeth L. Sampson, Michelle Briggs, Anne Corbett, Kirstin James, Reena Lasrado, Caroline Swarbrick, S. José Closs

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient experiences and the association with organizational factors in general practice: results from the Norwegian part of the international, multi-centre, cross-sectional QUALICOPC study

Torunn Bjerve Eide, Jørund Straand, Hasse Melbye, Guri Rortveit, Irene Hetlevik, Elin Olaug Rosvold

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How often is the office visit needed? Predicting total knee arthroplasty revision risk using pain/function scores

Charles D. Hightower, Lisa S. Hightower, Penny J. Tatman, Patrick M. Morgan, Terence Gioe, Jasvinder A. Singh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Claims for disease-modifying therapy by Alberta non-insured health benefits clients

Cheryl Barnabe, Bonnie Healy, Andrew Portolesi, Gilaad G. Kaplan, Brenda Hemmelgarn, Charles Weaselhead

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medication errors as malpractice-a qualitative content analysis of 585 medication errors by nurses in Sweden

Karin Sparring Björkstén, Monica Bergqvist, Eva Andersén-Karlsson, Lina Benson, Johanna Ulfvarson

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Brief case management versus usual care for frequent users of emergency departments: the Coordinated Access to Care from Hospital Emergency Departments (CATCH-ED) randomized controlled trial

Vicky Stergiopoulos, Agnes Gozdzik, Jason Tan de Bibiana, Tim Guimond, Stephen W. Hwang, Donald A. Wasylenki, Molyn Leszcz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mixed methods study to examine the influence of the neighborhood social context on adolescent health service utilization

Kristin Mmari, Beth Marshall, Trevor Hsu, Ji Won Shon, Amenze Eguavoen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between the patient-centered medical home and preventive care and healthcare quality for non-elderly adults with mental illness: A surveillance study analysis

Jennifer J. Bowdoin, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Elaine Puleo, David Keller, Joan Roche

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The CHAP-EMS health promotion program: a qualitative study on participants’ views of the role of paramedics

Madison Brydges, Margaret Denton, Gina Agarwal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Elderly hospitalization and the New-type Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS) in China: multi-stage cross-sectional surveys of Jiangxi province

Bingbing Pan, Zhaokang Yuan, Jiaojiao Zou, Daniel M. Cook, Wei Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does capitation payment under national health insurance affect subscribers’ trust in their primary care provider? a cross-sectional survey of insurance subscribers in Ghana

Francis-Xavier Andoh-Adjei, Dennis Cornelissen, Felix Ankomah Asante, Ernst Spaan, Koos van der Velden

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medical encounters for opioid-related intoxications in Southern Nevada: sociodemographic and clinical correlates

Jing Feng, Joseph P. Iser, Wei Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Qualitative study on the implementation of professional pharmacy services in Australian community pharmacies using framework analysis

Joanna C. Moullin, Daniel Sabater-Hernández, Shalom I. Benrimoj

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Convergent validity of the interRAI-HC for societal costs estimates in comparison with the RUD Lite instrument in community dwelling older adults

Lisanne I. van Lier, Henriëtte G. van der Roest, Hein P. J. van Hout, Liza van Eenoo, Anja Declercq, Vjenka Garms-Homolová, Graziano Onder, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Pálmi V. Jónsson, Cees M. P. M. Hertogh, Judith. E. Bosmans

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Working relationships between obstetric care staff and their managers: a critical incident analysis

Effie Chipeta, Susan Bradley, Wanangwa Chimwaza-Manda, Eilish McAuliffe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social media use in healthcare: A systematic review of effects on patients and on their relationship with healthcare professionals

Edin Smailhodzic, Wyanda Hooijsma, Albert Boonstra, David J. Langley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Budget impact of secondary hyperparathyroidism treatment in chronic kidney disease in an Ecuadorian social security hospital

Luis Manjarres, Pilar Sanchez, María C. Cabezas, Marco Fornasini, Valeria Freire, Adelin Albert

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Implications of early and guideline adherent physical therapy for low back pain on utilization and costs

John D. Childs, Julie M. Fritz, Samuel S. Wu, Timothy W. Flynn, Robert S. Wainner, Eric K. Robertson, Forest S. Kim, Steven Z. George

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Development of a nurse home visitation intervention for intimate partner violence

Susan M. Jack, Marilyn Ford-Gilboe, C. Nadine Wathen, Danielle M. Davidov, Diane B. McNaughton, Jeffrey H. Coben, David L. Olds, Harriet L. MacMillan, for NFP IPV Research Team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture in Norwegian nursing homes

Kathrine Cappelen, Karina Aase, Marianne Storm, Jørn Hetland, Anette Harris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Indirect effects of contextual factors on patients’ consultations with healthcare professionals about health information found online

Younsook Yeo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of community pharmacists’ opinions on the provision of osteoporosis disease state management services in Malaysia

Jah Nik, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Chirk Jenn Ng, Lynne Emmerton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospital discharge communications during care transitions for patients with acute kidney injury: a cross-sectional study

Raquel C. Greer, Yang Liu, Deidra C. Crews, Bernard G. Jaar, Hamid Rabb, L. Ebony Boulware

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of health literacy, patient-centered communication and shared decision-making on patients’ satisfaction with care received in German primary care practices

Sibel Vildan Altin, Stephanie Stock

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender-based generalisations in school nurses’ appraisals of and interventions addressing students’ mental health

Per-Åke Rosvall, Stefan Nilsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strengthening patient safety in transitions of care: an emerging role for local medical centres in Norway

Trond Kongsvik, Kristin Halvorsen, Tonje Osmundsen, Gudveig Gjøsund

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An exploratory study on equity in funding allocation for essential medicines and health supplies in Uganda’s public sector

Donna Kusemererwa, Anita Alban, Ocwa Thomas Obua, Birna Trap

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of a free telephone-based health coaching program to support women in managing weight gain during pregnancy: the Get Healthy in Pregnancy Trial

Vanessa Clements, Kit Leung, Santosh Khanal, Jane Raymond, Michelle Maxwell, Chris Rissel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Central intake to improve access to physiotherapy for children with complex needs: a mixed methods case report

Kristy D. M. Wittmeier, Gayle Restall, Kathy Mulder, Brenden Dufault, Marie Paterson, Matthew Thiessen, Lisa M. Lix

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of multidisciplinary intervention on blood pressure control in primary health care: a randomized clinical trial

Regina Kuhmmer, Rosmeri Kuhmmer Lazzaretti, Cátia Moreira Guterres, Fabiana Viegas Raimundo, Leni Everson Araújo Leite, Tássia Scholante Delabary, Suhelen Caon, Gisele Alsina Nader Bastos, Carisi Anne Polanczyk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The economic burden of chronic non-communicable diseases in rural Malawi: an observational study

Qun Wang, Stephan Brenner, Olivier Kalmus, Hastings Thomas Banda, Manuela De Allegri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of safety-engineered devices by healthcare workers for intravenous and/or phlebotomy procedures in healthcare settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rami A. Ballout, Batoul Diab, Alain C. Harb, Rami Tarabay, Selma Khamassi, Elie A. Akl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interprofessional collaborative care characteristics and the occurrence of bedside interprofessional rounds: a cross-sectional analysis

Jed D. Gonzalo, Judy Himes, Brian McGillen, Vicki Shifflet, Erik Lehman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Where to find those doctors?” A qualitative study on barriers and facilitators in access to and utilization of health care services by Polish migrants in Norway

Elżbieta Anna Czapka, Mette Sagbakken

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A time-use study of community health worker service activities in three rural districts of Tanzania (Rufiji, Ulanga and Kilombero)

Kassimu Tani, Allison Stone, Amon Exavery, Mustafa Njozi, Colin D. Baynes, James F. Phillips, Almamy Malick Kanté

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health workers’ perspectives, knowledge and skills regarding community case management of childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia: a qualitative inquiry for an implementation research project “Nigraan” in District Badin, Sindh, Pakistan

Fauziah Rabbani, Shagufta Perveen, Wafa Aftab, Aysha Zahidie, Kashif Sangrasi, Shamim Ahmad Qazi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of aggregate length of hospital stay in the last year of life in Switzerland

Damian Hedinger, Julia Braun, Vladimir Kaplan, Matthias Bopp, for the Swiss National Cohort Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Contextualizing learning to improve care using collaborative communities of practices

Lianne Jeffs, Julie McShane, Virginia Flintoft, Peggy White, Alyssa Indar, Maria Maione, A. J. Lopez, Sue Bookey-Bassett, Lauren Scavuzzo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of interprofessional education about psychological and medical comorbidities on practitioners’ knowledge and collaborative practice: mixed method evaluation of a national program

Christine B. Phillips, Sally Hall, Michelle Irving

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Continuity of clinical management and information across care levels: perceptions of users of different healthcare areas in the Catalan national health system

Sina Waibel, Ingrid Vargas, Marta-Beatriz Aller, Jordi Coderch, Joan Farré, M. Luisa Vázquez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Access and utilization of healthcare services in Massachusetts, United States: a qualitative study of the perspectives and experiences of Brazilian-born immigrant women

Ana C. Lindsay, Mariana Gonçalves de Oliveira, Sherrie F. Wallington, Mary L. Greaney, Marcia Maria Tavares Machado, Lorita M. Freitag Pagliuca, Carlos Andre Moura Arruda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“They make money off of us”: a phenomenological analysis of consumer perceptions of corruption in Kenya’s HIV response system

Njeri Kagotho, Alicia Bunger, Kristen Wagner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experiences of general practitioners, home care nurses, physiotherapists and seniors involved in a multidisciplinary home-based fall prevention programme: a mixed method study

Astrid E. Amacher, Irina Nast, Barbara Zindel, Lukas Schmid, Valérie Krafft, Karin Niedermann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Developing, delivering and evaluating primary mental health care: the co-production of a new complex intervention

Joanne Reeve, Lucy Cooper, Sean Harrington, Peter Rosbottom, Jane Watkins

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advocacy for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation globally

Abraham Samuel Babu, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, Randal J. Thomas, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Artur Haddad Herdy, Jeffrey S. Hoch, Sherry L. Grace, in conjunction with the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR)

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A survey of health care needs of physicians

Khalid Benkhadra, Jayanth Adusumalli, Tamim Rajjo, Philp T. Hagen, Zhen Wang, M. Hassan Murad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk-adjustment models for heart failure patients’ 30-day mortality and readmission rates: the incremental value of clinical data abstracted from medical charts beyond hospital discharge record

Jacopo Lenzi, Vera Maria Avaldi, Tina Hernandez-Boussard, Carlo Descovich, Ilaria Castaldini, Stefano Urbinati, Giuseppe Di Pasquale, Paola Rucci, Maria Pia Fantini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality assessments for cancer centers in the European Union

Anke Wind, Abinaya Rajan, Wim H. van Harten

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety: protocol for a multi-site multi-method design

Simon J. Cooper, Leigh Kinsman, Catherine Chung, Robyn Cant, Jayne Boyle, Loretta Bull, Amanda Cameron, Cliff Connell, Jeong-Ah Kim, Denise McInnes, Angela McKay, Katrina Nankervis, Erika Penz, Thomas Rotter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between’ patient’s rights charter’ and patients’ satisfaction in gynecological hospitals

Fereshteh Farzianpour, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani, Niusha Shahidi Sadeghi, Saeede Ansari Nosrati

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Informing a Canadian paramedic profile: framing concepts, roles and crosscutting themes

Walter Tavares, Ron Bowles, Becky Donelon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Charting health system reconstruction in post-war Liberia: a comparison of rural vs. remote healthcare utilization

Katherine Kentoffio, John D. Kraemer, Thomas Griffiths, Avi Kenny, Rajesh Panjabi, G. Andrew Sechler, Stephen Selinsky, Mark J. Siedner

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of a Transfer Intervention Procedure (TIP) to improve handovers from hospital to home: interrupted time series analysis

Rosanne van Seben, Suzanne E. Geerlings, Kim J. M. Verhaegh, Carina G. J. M. Hilders, Bianca M. Buurman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Walking in a maze”: community providers’ difficulties coordinating health care for homeless patients

Terri LaCoursiere Zucchero, Sarah McDannold, D. Keith McInnes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Financial protection of rural health insurance for patients with hypertension and diabetes: repeated cross-sectional surveys in rural China

Xiaoyun Liu, Xiaojie Sun, Yang Zhao, Qingyue Meng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Frequency and clinical relevance of potential cytochrome P450 drug interactions in a psychiatric patient population – an analysis based on German insurance claims data

Julia K. Ostermann, Anne Berghöfer, Frank Andersohn, Felix Fischer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality of care for remote orthopaedic consultations using telemedicine: a randomised controlled trial

Astrid Buvik, Einar Bugge, Gunnar Knutsen, Arvid Småbrekke, Tom Wilsgaard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

End of life hospitalisations differ for older Australian women according to death trajectory: a longitudinal data linkage study

Melissa L. Harris, Xenia Dolja-Gore, Hal Kendig, Julie E. Byles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A pilot study among older adults of the concordance between their self-reports to a health survey and spousal proxy reports on their behalf

Fredric D. Wolinsky, Lioness Ayres, Michael P. Jones, Yiyue Lou, George L. Wehby, Fred A. Ullrich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stigmatized by association: challenges for abortion service providers in Ghana

Patience Aniteye, Beverley O’Brien, Susannah H. Mayhew

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of the impact of different service levels on the workload of an ambulance service provider

Marco Oberscheider, Patrick Hirsch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ready, set, go: a cross-sectional survey to understand priorities and preferences for multiple health behaviour change in a highly disadvantaged group

Natasha Noble, Christine Paul, Robert Sanson-Fisher, Heidi Turon, Nicole Turner, Katherine Conigrave

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“It’s a complex mesh”- how large-scale health system reorganisation affected the delivery of the immunisation programme in England: a qualitative study

Tracey Chantler, Saumu Lwembe, Vanessa Saliba, Thara Raj, Nicholas Mays, Mary Ramsay, Sandra Mounier-Jack

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the implementation and effectiveness of a group-based early parenting intervention: a process evaluation protocol

Grainne Hickey, Sinead McGilloway, Mairead Furlong, Yvonne Leckey, Tracey Bywater, Michael Donnelly

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design and validation of a questionnaire to assess organizational culture in French hospital wards

F. Saillour-Glénisson, S. Domecq, M. Kret, M. Sibe, J. P. Dumond, P. Michel, the TheOReM group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Recommendations from primary care providers for integrating mental health in a primary care system in rural Nepal

Bibhav Acharya, Jasmine Tenpa, Poshan Thapa, Bikash Gauchan, David Citrin, Maria Ekstrand

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative analysis of interprofessional healthcare team members’ perceptions of patient barriers to healthcare engagement

Rhea E. Powell, Amanda Doty, Robin J. Casten, Barry W. Rovner, Kristin L. Rising

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization of integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health services among women in Uganda

Gideon Rutaremwa, Allen Kabagenyi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient safety culture and associated factors: A quantitative and qualitative study of healthcare workers’ view in Jimma zone Hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia

Sintayehu Daba Wami, Amsalu Feleke Demssie, Molla Mesele Wassie, Ansha Nega Ahmed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adoption of routine telemedicine in Norwegian hospitals: progress over 5 years

Paolo Zanaboni, Richard Wootton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring safety climate in acute hospitals: Rasch analysis of the safety attitudes questionnaire

Sze-Ee Soh, Anna Barker, Renata Morello, Megan Dalton, Caroline Brand

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Help-seeking for mental health problems by employees in the Australian Mining Industry

Ross J. Tynan, Robyn Considine, Jane L. Rich, Jaelea Skehan, John Wiggers, Terry J. Lewin, Carole James, Kerry Inder, Amanda L. Baker, Frances Kay-Lambkin, David Perkins, Brian J. Kelly

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Giving formulary and drug cost information to providers and impact on medication cost and use: a longitudinal non-randomized study

Chien-Wen Tseng, Grace A. Lin, James Davis, Deborah A. Taira, Jinoos Yazdany, Qimei He, Randi Chen, Allison Imamura, R. Adams Dudley

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is “disease management” the answer to our problems? No! Population health management and (disease) prevention require “management of overall well-being”

Jane Murray Cramm, Anna Petra Nieboer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Current and projected burden of heart failure in the Australian adult population: a substantive but still ill-defined major health issue

Yih-Kai Chan, Camilla Tuttle, Jocasta Ball, Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng, Yasmin Ahamed, Melinda Jane Carrington, Simon Stewart

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Social support plays a role in the attitude that people have towards taking an active role in medical decision-making

Anne E. M. Brabers, Judith D. de Jong, Peter P. Groenewegen, Liset van Dijk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of public and private health insurance on medical service utilization in the National Health Insurance System: National panel study in the Republic of Korea

Minsung Sohn, Minsoo Jung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The “Universal” in UHC and Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: policy and implementation challenges and dilemmas of a lower middle income country

Irene Akua Agyepong, Daniel Nana Yaw Abankwah, Angela Abroso, ChangBae Chun, Joseph Nii Otoe Dodoo, Shinye Lee, Sylvester A. Mensah, Mariam Musah, Adwoa Twum, Juwhan Oh, Jinha Park, DoogHoon Yang, Kijong Yoon, Nathaniel Otoo, Francis Asenso-Boadi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Public health facility resource availability and provider adherence to first antenatal guidelines in a low resource setting in Accra, Ghana

Mary Amoakoh-Coleman, Irene Akua Agyepong, Gbenga A. Kayode, Diederick E. Grobbee, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Evelyn K. Ansah

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pre-contact by telephone increases response rates to postal questionnaires in a population of stroke patients: an open ended randomized controlled trial

Mathias Barra, Tone Breines Simonsen, Fredrik Andreas Dahl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of the quality of studies on dementia prevalence in Italy

Gianluca Bruti, Elisabetta Cavallucci, Michele Mancini, Alessandro Bitossi, Marzia Baldereschi, Sandro Sorbi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring health literacy in community agencies: a Bayesian study of the factor structure and measurement invariance of the health literacy questionnaire (HLQ)

Gerald R. Elsworth, Alison Beauchamp, Richard H. Osborne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validity of a stroke severity index for administrative claims data research: a retrospective cohort study

Sheng-Feng Sung, Cheng-Yang Hsieh, Huey-Juan Lin, Yu-Wei Chen, Chih-Hung Chen, Yea-Huei Kao Yang, Ya-Han Hu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing healthcare utilization among health survey respondents with the total population – are respondents representative?

Janne Agerholm, Daniel Bruce, Bo Burström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidences and variations of hospital acquired venous thromboembolism in Australian hospitals: a population-based study

Hassan Assareh, Jack Chen, Lixin Ou, Ken Hillman, Arthas Flabouris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Performance of EQ-5D, howRu and Oxford hip & knee scores in assessing the outcome of hip and knee replacements

Tim Benson, Dan H Williams, Henry W W Potts

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Short time effect of a self-referral to inpatient treatment for patients with severe mental disorders: a randomized controlled trial

Inger Elise Opheim Moljord, Kristel Antine Helland-Hansen, Øyvind Salvesen, Turid Møller Olsø, Camilla Buch Gudde, Marit By Rise, Aslak Steinsbekk, Lasse Eriksen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Meaningful conversations in living with and treating chronic conditions: development of the ICAN discussion aid

Kasey R. Boehmer, Ian G. Hargraves, Summer V. Allen, Marc R. Matthews, Christina Maher, Victor M. Montori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacy use by dual-eligible non-elderly veterans with private healthcare insurance

Brian C. Lund, Mary E. Charlton, Alan N. West

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Computer-assisted client assessment survey for mental health: patient and health provider perspectives

Manuela Ferrari, Farah Ahmad, Yogendra Shakya, Cliff Ledwos, Kwame McKenzie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of middle managers in tobacco control after a national smoke-free hospital campus ban

Cristina Martínez, Montse Ballbè, Miquel Vilardell, Marcela Fu, Esteve Fernández

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Palliative care in Dutch hospitals: a rapid increase in the number of expert teams, a limited number of referrals

A. Brinkman-Stoppelenburg, M. Boddaert, J. Douma, A. van der Heide

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Breast cancer screening attendance in two Swiss regions dominated by opportunistic or organized screening

Monika Eichholzer, Aline Richard, Sabine Rohrmann, Seraina M. Schmid, Cornelia Leo, Dorothy J. Huang, Uwe Güth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic evaluation of trimetazidine in the management of chronic stable angina in Greece

Georgia Kourlaba, George Gourzoulidis, George Andrikopoulos, Konstantinos Tsioufis, Alexandra Beletsi, Nikos Maniadakis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The cost-effectiveness of hospital-based telephone coaching for people with type 2 diabetes: a 10 year modelling analysis

J. E. Varney, D. Liew, T. J. Weiland, W. J. Inder, G. A. Jelinek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mandating influenza vaccinations for health care workers: analysing opportunities for policy change using Kingdon’s agenda setting framework

Angela Jackson-Lee, Neil G. Barr, Glen E. Randall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The acceptability and feasibility of using the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) to inform practice in care homes

Ann-Marie Towers, Nick Smith, Sinead Palmer, Elizabeth Welch, Ann Netten

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intervention for Diabetes with Education, Advancement and Support (IDEAS) study: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Jun Yang Lee, Carina Ka Yee Chan, Siew Siang Chua, Chirk Jenn Ng, Thomas Paraidathathu, Kenneth Kwing-Chin Lee, Shaun Wen Huey Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative synthesis of the positive and negative impacts related to delivery of peer-based health interventions in prison settings

Jane South, James Woodall, Karina Kinsella, Anne-Marie Bagnall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating informal providers into a people-centered health systems approach: qualitative evidence from local health systems in rural Nigeria

Maia Sieverding, Naomi Beyeler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of medicine retail outlets for sale of typhoid fever vaccine among adults in two urban and rural settings in western Kenya: a proof-of-concept study

Julius Ho, Gladys Odhiambo, Lucy W. Meng’anyi, Rosemary M. Musuva, Joseph M. Mule, Zakayo S. Alaly, Maurice R. Odiere, Pauline N. Mwinzi, Lisa Ganley-Leal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mortality and treatment costs of hospitalized chronic kidney disease patients between the three major health insurance schemes in Thailand

Sirirat Anutrakulchai, Pisaln Mairiang, Cholatip Pongskul, Kaewjai Thepsuthammarat, Chitranon Chan-on, Bandit Thinkhamrop

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring time utilization of pharmacists in the Birmingham Free Clinic dispensary

Arielle M. Fisher, Michael Q. Ding, Harry Hochheiser, Gerald P. Douglas

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A modelling tool for capacity planning in acute and community stroke services

Thomas Monks, David Worthington, Michael Allen, Martin Pitt, Ken Stein, Martin A. James

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and validation of a survey to measure features of clinical networks

Bernadette Bea Brown, Mary Haines, Sandy Middleton, Christine Paul, Catherine D’Este, Emily Klineberg, Elizabeth Elliott, on behalf of the Clinical Networks Research Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceptions of health managers and professionals about mental health and primary care integration in Rio de Janeiro: a mixed methods study

Karen Athié, Alice Lopes do Amaral Menezes, Angela Machado da Silva, Monica Campos, Pedro Gabriel Delgado, Sandra Fortes, Christopher Dowrick

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Awareness and implementation of nine World Health Organization’s patient safety solutions among three groups of healthcare workers in Oman

Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Samir Al-Adawi, Samra Al-Barwani, Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mechanisms of action of an implementation intervention in stroke rehabilitation: a qualitative interview study

Louise A. Connell, Naoimh E. McMahon, Sarah F. Tyson, Caroline L. Watkins, Janice J. Eng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“I go I die, I stay I die, better to stay and die in my house”: understanding the barriers to accessing health care in Timor-Leste

Jennifer A. Price, Ana I. F. Sousa Soares, Augustine D. Asante, Joao S. Martins, Kate Williams, Virginia L. Wiseman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of power and actor relations on priority setting and resource allocation practices at the hospital level in Kenya: a case study

Edwine W. Barasa, Susan Cleary, Mike English, Sassy Molyneux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying neuropsychiatric disorders in the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey: the benefits of combining health survey and claims data

Sophia Miryam Schüssler-Fiorenza Rose, Dawei Xie, Joel E. Streim, Qiang Pan, Pui L. Kwong, Margaret G. Stineman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using a complex adaptive system lens to understand family caregiving experiences navigating the stroke rehabilitation system

Andrea Ghazzawi, Craig Kuziemsky, Tracey O’Sullivan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

International changes in end-of-life practices over time: a systematic review

Yi-Sheng Chao, Antoine Boivin, Isabelle Marcoux, Geneviève Garnon, Nicholas Mays, Pascale Lehoux, Marie-Claude Prémont, Evert van Leeuwen, Raynald Pineault, Jeff Blackmer, Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, Bill Sullivan, Pierre Deschamps, Bernard Grenier, Ann Soden, Robert Delorme, Jean Rodrigue, Jeanine Auger, Louis Dufresne, Justine Farley, Danielle Drouin, Ghislaine de Langavant

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality of diabetes care and health insurance coverage: a retrospective study in an outpatient academic public hospital in Switzerland

Yves Jackson, Juan Carlos Lozano Becerra, Marc Carpentier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic evaluation of treatments for patients with localized prostate cancer in Europe: a systematic review

Virginia Becerra, Mónica Ávila, Jorge Jimenez, Laura Cortes-Sanabria, Yolanda Pardo, Olatz Garin, Angels Pont, Jordi Alonso, Francesc Cots, Montse Ferrer, on behalf of the Multicentric Spanish Group of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of reimbursement systems on equity in access and quality of primary care: A systematic literature review

Wenjing Tao, Janne Agerholm, Bo Burström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A scoping review of Australian allied health research in ehealth

Teresa Iacono, Kellie Stagg, Natalie Pearce, Alana Hulme Chambers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enhancing health care equity with Indigenous populations: evidence-based strategies from an ethnographic study

Annette J. Browne, Colleen Varcoe, Josée Lavoie, Victoria Smye, Sabrina T. Wong, Murry Krause, David Tu, Olive Godwin, Koushambhi Khan, Alycia Fridkin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design of an orthopaedic-specific discharge summary

Christine Soong, Bochra Kurabi, Kathleen Exconde, Faiqa Tajammal, Chaim M. Bell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Circle of care modelling: an approach to assist in reasoning about healthcare change using a patient-centric system

Morgan Price

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

User involvement and experiential knowledge in interprofessional rehabilitation: a grounded theory study

Mirela Slomic, Bjørg Christiansen, Helene L. Soberg, Unni Sveen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why hospital physicians attend work while ill? The spiralling effect of positive and negative factors

Fay Giæver, Signe Lohmann-Lafrenz, Lise Tevik Løvseth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of email, cell phone and text message between patients and primary-care physicians: cross-sectional study in a French-speaking part of Switzerland

Jonathan Dash, Dagmar M. Haller, Johanna Sommer, Noelle Junod Perron

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Testing the construct validity of hospital care quality indicators: a case study on hip replacement

Claudia Fischer, Hester F. Lingsma, Helen A. Anema, Job Kievit, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Niek Klazinga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The organisation of physiotherapy for people with multiple sclerosis across Europe: a multicentre questionnaire survey

Kamila Rasova, Jenny Freeman, Patricia Martinkova, Marketa Pavlikova, Davide Cattaneo, Johanna Jonsdottir, Thomas Henze, Ilse Baert, Paul Van Asch, Carme Santoyo, Tori Smedal, Antonie Giæver Beiske, Małgorzata Stachowiak, Mariusz Kovalewski, Una Nedeljkovic, Daphne Bakalidou, José Manuel Alves Guerreiro, Ylva Nilsagård, Erieta Nikolikj Dimitrova, Mario Habek, Kadriye Armutlu, Cécile Donzé, Elaine Ross, Ana Maria Ilie, Andrej Martić, Anders Romberg, Peter Feys

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Keys to successful implementation of a French national quality indicator in health care organizations: a qualitative study

Mathias Waelli, Marie-Léandre Gomez, Claude Sicotte, Adrian Zicari, Jean-Yves Bonnefond, Philippe Lorino, Etienne Minvielle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of a video-based education and process change intervention to improve advance cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision-making

Nicholas Waldron, Claire E. Johnson, Peter Saul, Heidi Waldron, Jeffrey C. Chong, Anne-Marie Hill, Barbara Hayes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drug prescribing patterns at primary health care level and related out-of-pocket expenditures in Tajikistan

Morgane Donadel, Gulzira Karimova, Ruslan Nabiev, Kaspar Wyss

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A knowledge translation intervention to enhance clinical application of a virtual reality system in stroke rehabilitation

Danielle Levac, Stephanie M. N. Glegg, Heidi Sveistrup, Heather Colquhoun, Patricia A. Miller, Hillel Finestone, Vincent DePaul, Jocelyn E. Harris, Diana Velikonja

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Achieving universal health coverage in South Africa through a district health system approach: conflicting ideologies of health care provision

Adam Fusheini, John Eyles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the costs for the treatment of abortion complications in two public referral hospitals: a cross-sectional study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Patrick G. C. Ilboudo, Giulia Greco, Johanne Sundby, Gaute Torsvik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improvement in delivery of type 2 diabetes services differs by mode of care: a retrospective longitudinal analysis in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care setting

Gill Schierhout, Veronica Matthews, Christine Connors, Sandra Thompson, Ru Kwedza, Catherine Kennedy, Ross Bailie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The promise and the reality: a mental health workforce perspective on technology-enhanced youth mental health service delivery

Simone Orlowski, Sharon Lawn, Ben Matthews, Anthony Venning, Kaisha Wyld, Gabrielle Jones, Megan Winsall, Gaston Antezana, Geoffrey Schrader, Niranjan Bidargaddi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of microscopic observation drug susceptibility test versus Xpert MTB/Rif test for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV patients in Uganda

Simon Walusimbi, Brendan Kwesiga, Rashmi Rodrigues, Melles Haile, Ayesha de Costa, Lennart Bogg, Achilles Katamba

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Roles of disease severity and post-discharge outpatient visits as predictors of hospital readmissions

Hao Wang, Carol Johnson, Richard D. Robinson, Vicki A. Nejtek, Chet D. Schrader, JoAnna Leuck, Johnbosco Umejiego, Allison Trop, Kathleen A. Delaney, Nestor R. Zenarosa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring care trajectories using health administrative databases: a population-based investigation of transitions from emergency to acute care

John Paul Kuwornu, Lisa M. Lix, Jacqueline M. Quail, Xiaoyun Eric Wang, Meric Osman, Gary F. Teare

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health worker perspectives on the possible use of intramuscular artesunate for the treatment of severe malaria at lower-level health facilities in settings with poor access to referral facilities in Nigeria: a qualitative study

Olatunde Adesoro, Constance Shumba, John Kpamor, Jane Achan, Harriet Kivumbi, John Dada, Kolawole Maxwell, James Tibenderana, Madeline Marasciulo, Prudence Hamade, Olusola Oresanya, Joanita Nankabirwa, Ebenezer Baba

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived discrimination and health outcomes among Asian Indians in the United States

Ranjita Misra, Haslyn Hunte

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Public accountability needs to be enforced –a case study of the governance arrangements and accountability practices in a rural health district in Ghana

Sara Van Belle, Susannah H. Mayhew

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

From personal crisis care to convenience shopping: an interpretive description of the experiences of people with mental illness and addictions in community pharmacies

Andrea L. Murphy, Ruth Martin-Misener, Stan P. Kutcher, Claire L. O’Reilly, Timothy F. Chen, David M. Gardner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient activation in Europe: an international comparison of psychometric properties and patients’ scores on the short form Patient Activation Measure (PAM-13)

Jany Rademakers, Helle Terkildsen Maindal, Aslak Steinsbekk, Jochen Gensichen, Katja Brenk-Franz, Michelle Hendriks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coordination of care in the Chinese health care systems: a gap analysis of service delivery from a provider perspective

Xin Wang, Stephen Birch, Weiming Zhu, Huifen Ma, Mark Embrett, Qingyue Meng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-perception of leadership styles and behaviour in primary health care

Glòria Jodar i Solà, Joan Gené i Badia, Pilar Delgado Hito, M. Antonia Campo Osaba, Jose Luís Del Val García

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Key-interventions derived from three evidence based guidelines for management and follow-up of patients with HFE haemochromatosis

Annick Vanclooster, Hub Wollersheim, Kris Vanhaecht, Dorine Swinkels, Bert Aertgeerts, David Cassiman, on behalf of the Haemochromatosis working group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are performance indicators used for hospital quality management: a qualitative interview study amongst health professionals and quality managers in The Netherlands

Daan Botje, Guus ten Asbroek, Thomas Plochg, Helen Anema, Dionne S. Kringos, Claudia Fischer, Cordula Wagner, Niek S. Klazinga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experiences and lessons learned from 29 HPV vaccination programs implemented in 19 low and middle-income countries, 2009-2014

Joël Ladner, Marie-Hélène Besson, Etienne Audureau, Mariana Rodrigues, Joseph Saba

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Technical efficiency of women’s health prevention programs in Bucaramanga, Colombia: a four-stage analysis

Myriam Ruiz-Rodriguez, Laura A. Rodriguez-Villamizar, Ileana Heredia-Pi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Individual and organizational predictors of health care aide job satisfaction in long term care

Stephanie A. Chamberlain, Matthias Hoben, Janet E. Squires, Carole A. Estabrooks

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Embedding systematic quality assessments in supportive supervision at primary healthcare level: application of an electronic Tool to Improve Quality of Healthcare in Tanzania

Dominick Mboya, Christopher Mshana, Flora Kessy, Sandra Alba, Christian Lengeler, Sabine Renggli, Bart Vander Plaetse, Mohamed A. Mohamed, Alexander Schulze

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of high dose Vitamin D supplementation in improving serum 25(OH)D among migrant and non migrant population: a retrospective study

Usha Gowda, Thilanga Ruwanpathirana, David P. S. Fong, Ambika Kaur, Andre M. N. Renzaho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The choice and preference for public-private health care among urban residents in China: evidence from a discrete choice experiment

Chengxiang Tang, Judy Xu, Meng Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of survival in adult antiretroviral treatment naïve patients treated in primary health care centers versus those treated in hospitals: retrospective cohort study; Oromia region, Ethiopia

Abebe Megerso, Sileshi Garoma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient activation in older people with long-term conditions and multimorbidity: correlates and change in a cohort study in the United Kingdom

Amy Blakemore, Mark Hann, Kelly Howells, Maria Panagioti, Mark Sidaway, David Reeves, Peter Bower

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Leveraging quality improvement through use of the Systems Assessment Tool in Indigenous primary health care services: a mixed methods study

Frances C. Cunningham, Sue Ferguson-Hill, Veronica Matthews, Ross Bailie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accounting for variations in ART program sustainability outcomes in health facilities in Uganda: a comparative case study analysis

Henry Zakumumpa, Sara Bennett, Freddie Ssengooba

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Geographic variation in access among adults with kidney disease: evidence from medical expenditure panel survey, 2002–2011

Mukoso N. Ozieh, Kinfe G. Bishu, Rebekah J. Walker, Jennifer A. Campbell, Leonard E. Egede

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of the Quebec mental health reform (2005–2015)

Marie-Josée Fleury, Guy Grenier, Catherine Vallée, Denise Aubé, Lambert Farand, Jean-Marie Bamvita, Geneviève Cyr

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accessibility of general practitioners and selected specialist physicians by car and by public transport in a rural region of Germany

Ulrike Stentzel, Jens Piegsa, Daniel Fredrich, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Neeltje van den Berg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does lean muddy the quality improvement waters? A qualitative study of how a hospital management team understands lean in the context of quality improvement

Carl Savage, Louise Parke, Mia von Knorring, Pamela Mazzocato

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Randomised trials comparing different healthcare settings: an exploratory review of the impact of pre-trial preferences on participation, and discussion of other methodological challenges

Mark S. Corbett, Judith Watson, Alison Eastwood

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Costs of a school-based dental mobile service in South Africa

M. P. Molete, L. Chola, K. J. Hofman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Embedding new technologies in practice – a normalization process theory study of point of care testing

Caroline H. D. Jones, Margaret Glogowska, Louise Locock, Daniel S. Lasserson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of predisposing, enabling, and need factors in utilization of health services among rural residents in Guangxi, China

Yan-Ning Li, Dong-xiao Nong, Bo Wei, Qi-Ming Feng, Hong-ye Luo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of the new rural cooperative medical system on farmers’ medical service needs and utilization in Ningbo, China

Jianhua Chen, Hai Yu, Hengjin Dong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Individual predictors of frequent emergency department use: a scoping review

Cynthia Krieg, Catherine Hudon, Maud-Christine Chouinard, Isabelle Dufour

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of user fees on health services utilization and infectious disease diagnoses in Neno District, Malawi: a longitudinal, quasi-experimental study

S. I. Watson, E. B. Wroe, E. L. Dunbar, J. Mukherjee, S. B. Squire, L. Nazimera, L. Dullie, R. J. Lilford

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health system’s barriers hindering implementation of public-private partnership at the district level: a case study of partnership for improved reproductive and child health services provision in Tanzania

Denice Kamugumya, Jill Olivier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bypassing birthing centres for child birth: a community-based study in rural Chitwan Nepal

Rajani Shah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adding non-randomised studies to a Cochrane review brings complementary information for healthcare stakeholders: an augmented systematic review and meta-analysis

Chantal Arditi, Bernard Burnand, Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving prevention and care for HIV and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Cambodia: the sustainable action against HIV and AIDS in communities (SAHACOM)

Siyan Yi, Sovannary Tuot, Pheak Chhoun, Khuondyla Pal, Chanrith Ngin, Sok Chamreun Choub, Carinne Brody

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal and child health voucher scheme in Myanmar: a review of early stage implementation

Songyot Pilasant, Wantanee Kulpeng, Pitsaphun Werayingyong, Nattha Tritasavit, Inthira Yamabhai, Yot Teerawattananon, Sangay Wangmo, Sripen Tantivess

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Building the capacity of policy-makers and planners to strengthen mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

Roxanne Keynejad, Maya Semrau, Mark Toynbee, Sara Evans-Lacko, Crick Lund, Oye Gureje, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Emilie Courtin, Jibril O. Abdulmalik, Atalay Alem, Abebaw Fekadu, Graham Thornicroft, Charlotte Hanlon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of financial support on treatment of adolescents with growth hormone deficiency: a retrospective study in Japan

Eri Maeda, Takahiro Higashi, Tomonobu Hasegawa, Susumu Yokoya, Takahiro Mochizuki, Tomohiro Ishii, Junko Ito, Susumu Kanzaki, Akira Shimatsu, Koji Takano, Toshihiro Tajima, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Yusuke Tanahashi, Akira Teramoto, Toshiro Nagai, Kunihiko Hanew, Reiko Horikawa, Toru Yorifuji, Naohiro Wada, Toshiaki Tanaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Informal care and gifts to and from older people in Europe: The interlinks between giving and receiving

Florian Tomini, Wim Groot, Sonila M. Tomini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The activities of a dietitian-led gastroenterology clinic using extended scope of practice

Dominique Ryan, Fiona Pelly, Elizabeth Purcell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing routine administrative data with registry data for assessing quality of hospital care in patients with myocardial infarction using deterministic record linkage

Birga Maier, Katrin Wagner, Steffen Behrens, Leonhard Bruch, Reinhard Busse, Dagmar Schmidt, Helmut Schühlen, Roland Thieme, Heinz Theres

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Copayment and recommended strategies to mitigate its impacts on access to emergency medical services under universal health coverage: a case study from Thailand

Paibul Suriyawongpaisal, Wichai Aekplakorn, Samrit Srithamrongsawat, Chaisit Srithongchai, Orawan Prasitsiriphon, Rassamee Tansirisithikul

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementing a video-based intervention to empower staff members in an autism care organization: a qualitative study

Alex Hall, Tracy Finch, Niina Kolehmainen, Deborah James

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advanced Practice Pharmacists: a retrospective evaluation of the efficacy and cost of ClinicaL Pharmacist PractitionErs managing ambulatory Medicare patients in North Carolina (APPLE-NC)

Michèle M. Kislan, Adam T. Bernstein, Loretta R. Fearrington, Timothy J. Ives

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating healthcare mobility in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Karen H. Wang, Joseph L. Goulet, Constance M. Carroll, Melissa Skanderson, Samah Fodeh, Joseph Erdos, Julie A. Womack, Erica A. Abel, Harini Bathulapalli, Amy C. Justice, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Cynthia A. Brandt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

External validation of a multivariable claims-based rule for predicting in-hospital mortality and 30-day post-pulmonary embolism complications

Craig I. Coleman, W. Frank Peacock, Gregory J. Fermann, Concetta Crivera, Erin R. Weeda, Michael Hull, Mary DuCharme, Laura Becker, Jeff R. Schein

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

More frequent, more costly? Health economic modelling aspects of monitoring glaucoma patients in England

Trishal Boodhna, David P. Crabb

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Towards comprehensive early abortion service delivery in high income countries: insights for improving universal access to abortion in Australia

Angela Dawson, Deborah Bateson, Jane Estoesta, Elizabeth Sullivan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Frequency of satisfaction and dissatisfaction with practice among rural-based, group-employed physicians and non-physician practitioners

Anthony C. Waddimba, Melissa Scribani, Nicole Krupa, John J. May, Paul Jenkins

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Mortality and treatment costs of hospitalized chronic kidney disease patients between the three major health insurance schemes in Thailand

Sirirat Anutrakulchai, Pisaln Mairiang, Cholatip Pongskul, Kaewjai Thepsuthammarat, Chitranon Chan-on, Bandit Thinkhamrop

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of the quality of studies on dementia prevalence in Italy

Gianluca Bruti, Elisabetta Cavallucci, Michele Mancini, Alessandro Bitossi, Marzia Baldereschi, Sandro Sorbi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of a multimedia-based prospective method to support public deliberations on health technology design: participant survey findings and qualitative insights

P. Lehoux, J. Jimenez-Pernett, F. A. Miller, B. Williams-Jones

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying the barriers and enablers in the implementation of the New Zealand and Australian Antenatal Corticosteroid Clinical Practice Guidelines

E. L. Mc Goldrick, T Crawford, J. A. Brown, K. M. Groom, C. A. Crowther

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Newfoundland and Labrador Bariatric Surgery Cohort Study: Rational and Study Protocol

Laurie K. Twells, Deborah M. Gregory, William K. Midodzi, Carla Dillon, Christopher S. Kovacs, Don MacDonald, Kendra K. Lester, David Pace, Chris Smith, Darrell Boone, Raleen Murphy

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Access to timely formal dementia care in Europe: protocol of the Actifcare (ACcess to Timely Formal Care) study

Liselot Kerpershoek, Marjolein de Vugt, Claire Wolfs, Hannah Jelley, Martin Orrell, Bob Woods, Astrid Stephan, Anja Bieber, Gabriele Meyer, Knut Engedal, Geir Selbaek, Ron Handels, Anders Wimo, Louise Hopper, Kate Irving, Maria Marques, Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira, Elisa Portolani, Orazio Zanetti, Frans Verhey, the Actifcare Consortium

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Total joint arthroplasty: practice variation of physiotherapy across the continuum of care in Alberta

C. Allyson Jones, Ruben San Martin, Marie D. Westby, Lauren A. Beaupre

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Primary health care centers, extent of challenges and demand for oral health care in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abeer Al-Jaber, Omar B. Da’ar

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The impact of user fees on health services utilization and infectious disease diagnoses in Neno District, Malawi: a longitudinal, quasi-experimental study

S. I. Watson, E. B. Wroe, E. L. Dunbar, J. Mukherjee, S. B. Squire, L. Nazimera, L. Dullie, R. J. Lilford

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Testing a counselling intervention in antenatal care for women experiencing partner violence: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Johannesburg, South Africa

Christina Pallitto, Claudia García-Moreno, Heidi Stöeckl, Abigail Hatcher, Catherine MacPhail, Keneoue Mokoatle, Nataly Woollett

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advancing services for adult ADHD: the development of the ADHD Star as a framework for multidisciplinary interventions

Marios Adamou, Katharine Graham, Joy MacKeith, Sara Burns, Lisa-Marie Emerson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An ideal-typical model for comparing interprofessional relations and skill mix in health care

Walter Schönfelder, Elin Anita Nilsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stakeholders’ perceptions of ways to support decisions about health insurance marketplace enrollment: a qualitative study

A. J. Housten, K. Furtado, K. A. Kaphingst, C. Kebodeaux, T. McBride, B. Cusanno, M. C. Politi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case management for the elderly with complex needs: cross-linking the views of their role held by elderly people, their informal caregivers and the case managers

Frédéric Balard, Marie-Christine Gely-Nargeot, Aline Corvol, Olivier Saint-Jean, Dominique Somme

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The household economic burden for acute coronary syndrome survivors in Australia

Karice K. Hyun, Beverley M. Essue, Mark Woodward, Stephen Jan, David Brieger, Derek Chew, Kellie Nallaiah, Tegwen Howell, Tom Briffa, Isuru Ranasinghe, Carolyn Astley, Julie Redfern

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reconfiguring health workforce: a case-based comparative study explaining the increasingly diverse professional roles in Europe

Antoinette de Bont, Job van Exel, Silvia Coretti, Zeynep Güldem Ökem, Maarten Janssen, Kristin Lofthus Hope, Tomasz Ludwicki, Britta Zander, Marie Zvonickova, Christine Bond, Iris Wallenburg, On behalf of the MUNROS Team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the local context and its possible influences on shaping, implementing and running social accountability initiatives for maternal health services in rural Democratic Republic of the Congo: a contextual factor analysis

Eric M. Mafuta, Lisanne Hogema, Thérèse N. M. Mambu, Pontien B. Kiyimbi, Berthys P. Indebe, Patrick K. Kayembe, Tjard De Cock Buning, Marjolein A. Dieleman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

General practitioners’ perceptions of public reporting of institution and individual medicine prescribing data

Xin Du, Xinping Zhang, Yuqing Tang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Somatic healthcare utilisation patterns among older people with intellectual disability: an 11-year register study

Magnus Sandberg, Gerd Ahlström, Anna Axmon, Jimmie Kristensson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of drug use patterns in terms of the WHO patient-care and facility indicators at four hospitals in Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Kassa Daka Gidebo, Temesgen Sidamo Summoro, Zewde Zema Kanche, Eskinder Wolka Woticha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Readiness of healthcare providers for eHealth: the case from primary healthcare centers in Lebanon

Shadi Saleh, Rawya Khodor, Mohamad Alameddine, Maysa Baroud

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A prospective evaluation of first people’s health promotion program design in the goulburn-murray rivers region

Joyce Doyle, Sharon Atkinson-Briggs, Petah Atkinson, Bradley Firebrace, Julie Calleja, Rachel Reilly, Margaret Cargo, Therese Riley, Tui Crumpen, Kevin Rowley

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Strengthening referral of sick children from the private health sector and its impact on referral uptake in Uganda: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol

Esther Buregyeya, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Philip LaRussa, Anthony Mbonye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using guidelines to improve neonatal health in China and Vietnam: a qualitative study

Joanna Raven, Xiaoyun Liu, Dan Hu, Weiming Zhu, Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa, Le Minh Thi, Doan Thi Thuy Duong, Alvaro Alonso-Garbayo, Tim Martineau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating the implementation of a national disclosure policy for large-scale adverse events in an integrated health care system: identification of gaps and successes

Elizabeth M. Maguire, Barbara G. Bokhour, Todd H. Wagner, Steven M. Asch, Allen L. Gifford, Thomas H. Gallagher, Janet M. Durfee, Richard A. Martinello, A. Rani Elwy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Practical lessons for bringing policy-makers on board in sexual and reproductive health research

Aurore Guieu, Wei-Hong Zhang, Yves Lafort, Peter Decat, Sara De Meyer, Shuchen Wang, Birgit Kerstens, Els Duysburgh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experiences of general practitioner continuity among women with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a cross-sectional study

Anne Helen Hansen, Olaug S. Lian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inconsistent approaches of the G-BA regarding acceptance of primary study endpoints as being relevant to patients - an analysis of three disease areas: oncological, metabolic, and infectious diseases

Thomas Staab, Georg Isbary, Volker E. Amelung, Jörg Ruof

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design of the Indian NCA study (Indian national collaboration on AIDS): a cluster randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of integrated care centers to improve HIV outcomes among men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs in India

Sunil S. Solomon, Gregory M. Lucas, David D. Celentano, Allison M. McFall, Elizabeth Ogburn, Lawrence H. Moulton, Aylur K. Srikrishnan, M. Suresh Kumar, Santhanam Anand, Suniti Solomon, Shruti H. Mehta

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does the new cooperative medical scheme reduce inequality in catastrophic health expenditure in rural China?

Na Guo, Tor Iversen, Mingshan Lu, Jian Wang, Luwen Shi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The potential effectiveness of the nutrition improvement program on infant and young child feeding and nutritional status in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon, Central Africa

Kate Reinsma, Godlove Nkuoh, Emmanuel Nshom

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Appropriate and inappropriate care in the last phase of life: an explorative study among patients and relatives

Eva Elizabeth Bolt, H Roeline Willemijn Pasman, Dick Willems, Bregje Dorien Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived coercion to enter treatment among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders

Anne Opsal, Øistein Kristensen, John Kåre Vederhus, Thomas Clausen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring resistance to implementation of welfare technology in municipal healthcare services – a longitudinal case study

Etty R. Nilsen, Janne Dugstad, Hilde Eide, Monika Knudsen Gullslett, Tom Eide

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of nurses’ and midwives’ intentions to provide maternal and child healthcare services to adolescents in South Africa

Kim Jonas, Priscilla Reddy, Bart van den Borne, Ronel Sewpaul, Anam Nyembezi, Pamela Naidoo, Rik Crutzen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploration of social factors associated to maternal deaths due to haemorrhage and convulsions: Analysis of 28 social autopsies in rural Bangladesh

Animesh Biswas, M. A. Halim, Koustuv Dalal, Fazlur Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Shifting human resources for health in the context of ART provision: qualitative and quantitative findings from the Lablite baseline study

Misheck J. Nkhata, Margaret Muzambi, Deborah Ford, Adrienne K. Chan, George Abongomera, Harriet Namata, Ivan Mambule, Annabelle South, Paul Revill, Caroline Grundy, Travor Mabugu, Levison Chiwaula, James Hakim, Cissy Kityo, Andrew Reid, Elly Katabira, Sumeet Sodhi, Charles F. Gilks, Diana M. Gibb, Janet Seeley, Fabian Cataldo, the Lablite team

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of an intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care using a theory-based method

Cathal A. Cadogan, Cristín Ryan, Jill J. Francis, Gerard J. Gormley, Peter Passmore, Ngaire Kerse, Carmel M. Hughes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender and physician specialization and practice settings in Ecuador: a qualitative study

Rita Bedoya-Vaca, Kathryn P. Derose, Natalia Romero-Sandoval

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methods used to address fidelity of receipt in health intervention research: a citation analysis and systematic review

Lorna Rixon, Justine Baron, Nadine McGale, Fabiana Lorencatto, Jill Francis, Anna Davies

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Costs of conservative management of early-stage prostate cancer compared to radical prostatectomy–a claims data analysis

Alina Brandes, Florian Koerber, Larissa Schwarzkopf, Matthias Hunger, Wolf H. Rogowski, Raphaela Waidelich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Building a competent health manager at district level: a grounded theory study from Eastern Uganda

Moses Tetui, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Elizabeth Ekirpa-Kiracho, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Anna-Britt Coe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

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