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BMC Health Services Research

BMC Health Services Research 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

It’s hard to play ball: A qualitative study of knowledge exchange and silo effects in public health

Rebecca Johnson, Amy Grove, Aileen Clarke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Iterative co-creation for improved hand hygiene and aseptic techniques in the operating room: experiences from the safe hands study

Annette Erichsen Andersson, Maria Frödin, Lisen Dellenborg, Lars Wallin, Jesper Hök, Brigid M. Gillespie, Ewa Wikström

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Being treated in higher volume hospitals leads to longer progression-free survival for epithelial ovarian carcinoma patients in the Rhone-Alpes region of France

Marius Huguet, Lionel Perrier, Olivia Bally, David Benayoun, Pierre De Saint Hilaire, Dominique Beal Ardisson, Magali Morelle, Nathalie Havet, Xavier Joutard, Pierre Meeus, Philippe Gabelle, Jocelyne Provençal, Céline Chauleur, Olivier Glehen, Amandine Charreton, Fadila Farsi, Isabelle Ray-Coquard

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The low indexes of metabolism intervention trial (LIMIT): design and baseline data of a randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate how alerting primary care teams to low metabolic values, could affect the health of patients aged 75 or older

Nir Tsabar, Yan Press, Johanna Rotman, Bracha Klein, Yonatan Grossman, Maya Vainshtein-Tal, Sophia Eilat-Tsanani

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with prolonged length of stay for elective hepatobiliary and neurosurgery patients: a retrospective medical record review

Siu Yin Lee, Soo-Hoon Lee, Jenny H. H. Tan, Howard S. L. Foo, Phillip H. Phan, Alfred W. C. Kow, Sein Lwin, Penelope M. Y. Seah, Siti Zubaidah Mordiffi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of the discharge process and factors predisposing to readmissions to the intensive care unit

Uchenna R. Ofoma, Yue Dong, Ognjen Gajic, Brian W. Pickering

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities for healthcare workers in a rural district of Chad

Fabienne N. Jaeger, Mahamat Bechir, Moumini Harouna, Daugla D. Moto, Jürg Utzinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physicians’ knowledge and practice on death certification in the North West Bank, Palestine: across sectional study

Jamal A. S. Qaddumi, Zaher Nazzal, Allam Yacoub, Mahmoud Mansour

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determinants of new drugs prescription in the Swiss healthcare market

Anne Decollogny, Romain Piaget-Rossel, Patrick Taffé, Yves Eggli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“The system here isn’t on patients’ side”- perspectives of women and men on the barriers to accessing and utilizing maternal healthcare services in South Sudan

Ngatho S. Mugo, Michael J. Dibley, Eliaba Yona Damundu, Ashraful Alam

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding the impact of external context on community-based implementation of an evidence-based HIV risk reduction intervention

Alison B. Hamilton, Brian S. Mittman, Danielle Campbell, Craig Hutchinson, Honghu Liu, Nicholas J. Moss, Gail E. Wyatt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association of hospice utilization and publicly reported outcomes following hospitalization for pneumonia or heart failure: a retrospective cohort study

Soowhan Lah, Emily L. Wilson, Sarah Beesley, Iftach Sagy, James Orme, Victor Novack, Samuel M. Brown

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extending coverage to informal sector populations in Kenya: design preferences and implications for financing policy

Vincent Okungu, Jane Chuma, Stephen Mulupi, Diane McIntyre

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of an electronic medical record reminder improves HIV screening

Colleen Kershaw, Jessica L. Taylor, Gary Horowitz, Diane Brockmeyer, Howard Libman, Gila Kriegel, Long Ngo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of a New York City supportive housing program on Medicaid expenditure patterns among people with serious mental illness and chronic homelessness

Sungwoo Lim, Qi Gao, Elsa Stazesky, Tejinder P. Singh, Tiffany G. Harris, Amber Levanon Seligson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gastroenterologist and primary care perspectives on a post-endoscopy discharge policy: impact on clinic wait times, provider satisfaction and provider workload

Daniel Selvig, Justin L. Sewell, Delphine S. Tuot, Lukejohn W. Day

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lay health worker experiences administering a multi-level combination intervention to improve PMTCT retention

Abby DiCarlo, Ruby Fayorsey, Masila Syengo, Duncan Chege, Martin Sirengo, William Reidy, Juliana Otieno, Jackton Omoto, Mark P. Hawken, Elaine J. Abrams

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feasibility and predictive performance of the Hendrich Fall Risk Model II in a rehabilitation department: a prospective study

Isabella Campanini, Stefano Mastrangelo, Annalisa Bargellini, Agnese Bassoli, Gabriele Bosi, Francesco Lombardi, Stefano Tolomelli, Mirco Lusuardi, Andrea Merlo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relevance of clinical ethnography: reflections on 10 years of a cultural consultation service

Melissa Dominicé Dao, Sophie Inglin, Sarah Vilpert, Patricia Hudelson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The cost of a pediatric neurocritical care program for traumatic brain injury: a retrospective cohort study

Steven W. Howard, Zidong Zhang, Paula Buchanan, Stephanie L. Bernell, Christine Williams, Lindsey Pearson, Michael Huetsch, Jeff Gill, Jose A. Pineda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the impact of a falls prevention community of practice in a residential aged care setting: a realist approach

Jacqueline Francis-Coad, Christopher Etherton-Beer, Caroline Bulsara, Nicole Blackburn, Paola Chivers, Anne-Marie Hill

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors influencing the length of hospital stay of patients with anorexia nervosa – results of a prospective multi-center study

D. Kästner, B. Löwe, A. Weigel, B. Osen, U. Voderholzer, A. Gumz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to cultural competence in rehabilitation services: a scoping review

Viviane Grandpierre, Victoria Milloy, Lindsey Sikora, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Roanne Thomas, Beth Potter

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relative contribution of various chronic diseases and multi-morbidity to potential disability among Dutch elderly

Riaan Botes, Karin M. Vermeulen, Janine Correia, Erik Buskens, Fanny Janssen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Temporary exclusion of ill children from childcare centres in Switzerland: practice, problems and potential solutions

Benjamin Sticher, Julia Bielicki, Christoph Berger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Care relationships at stake? Home healthcare professionals’ experiences with digital medicine dispensers – a qualitative study

Sigrid Nakrem, Marit Solbjør, Ida Nilstad Pettersen, Hanne Hestvik Kleiven

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and pilot evaluation of a clinic-based mHealth app referral service to support adult cancer survivors increase their participation in physical activity using publicly available mobile apps

Camille E. Short, Amy Finlay, Ilea Sanders, Carol Maher

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An integrated primary care approach for frail community-dwelling older persons: a step forward in improving the quality of care

Lotte Vestjens, Jane M. Cramm, Anna P. Nieboer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of state rules on opioid prescribing in Indiana

Morhaf Al Achkar, Shaun Grannis, Debra Revere, Palmer MacKie, Meredith Howard, Sumedha Gupta

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review on the use of healthcare services by undocumented migrants in Europe

Marjolein Winters, Bernd Rechel, Lea de Jong, Milena Pavlova

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Readmission rates in not-for-profit vs. proprietary hospitals before and after the hospital readmission reduction program implementation

Lauren E. Birmingham, Willie H. Oglesby

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinicians can independently predict 30-day hospital readmissions as well as the LACE index

William Dwight Miller, Kimngan Nguyen, Sitaram Vangala, Erin Dowling

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using the Medical Research Council framework for development and evaluation of complex interventions in a low resource setting to develop a theory-based treatment support intervention delivered via SMS text message to improve blood pressure control

Kirsten Bobrow, Andrew Farmer, Nomazizi Cishe, Ntobeko Nwagi, Mosedi Namane, Thomas P. Brennan, David Springer, Lionel Tarassenko, Naomi Levitt

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Changing practice in the assessment and treatment of somatosensory loss in stroke survivors: protocol for a knowledge translation study

Liana S. Cahill, Natasha A. Lannin, Yvonne Y. K. Mak-Yuen, Megan L. Turville, Leeanne M. Carey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physicians’ perspectives on clinical pharmacy services in Northern Sweden: a qualitative study

Charlotta Vinterflod, Maria Gustafsson, Sofia Mattsson, Gisselle Gallego

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring drivers and challenges in implementation of health promotion in community mental health services: a qualitative multi-site case study using Normalization Process Theory

Viola Burau, Kathrine Carstensen, Mia Fredens, Marius Brostrøm Kousgaard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors influencing the capacity of women to voice their concerns about maternal health services in the Muanda and Bolenge Health Zones, Democratic Republic of the Congo: a multi-method study

Eric M. Mafuta, Tjard De Cock Buning, Didier L. Lolobi, Papy M. Mayala, Thérèse N. M. Mambu, Patrick K. Kayembe, Marjolein A. Dieleman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Potential loss of revenue due to errors in clinical coding during the implementation of the Malaysia diagnosis related group (MY-DRG®) Casemix system in a teaching hospital in Malaysia

S. A. Zafirah, Amrizal Muhammad Nur, Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh, Syed Mohamed Aljunid

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

General service and child immunization-specific readiness assessment of healthcare facilities in two selected divisions in Bangladesh

Md. Shajedur Rahman Shawon, Gourab Adhikary, Md. Wazed Ali, Md. Shamsuzzaman, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Nurul Alam, Katya A. Shackelford, Alexander Woldeab, Stephen S. Lim, Aubrey Levine, Emmanuela Gakidou, Md. Jasim Uddin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers and prospects of India’s conditional cash transfer program to promote institutional delivery care: a qualitative analysis of the supply-side perspectives

Adyya Gupta, Jasmine Fledderjohann, Hanimi Reddy, V. R. Raman, David Stuckler, Sukumar Vellakkal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Utilization of health care services among Medicare beneficiaries who visit federally qualified health centers

Tara A. Lavelle, Adam J. Rose, Justin W. Timbie, Claude M. Setodji, Suzanne G. Wensky, Katherine D. Giuriceo, Mark W. Friedberg, Rosalie Malsberger, Katherine L. Kahn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of external change agents to promote quality improvement and organizational change in healthcare organizations: a systematic review

Esra Alagoz, Ming-Yuan Chih, Mary Hitchcock, Randall Brown, Andrew Quanbeck

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Process, structural, and outcome quality indicators of nutritional care in nursing homes: a systematic review

Chiara Lorini, Barbara Rita Porchia, Francesca Pieralli, Gugliemo Bonaccorsi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring health care seeking knowledge, perceptions and practices for childhood diarrhea and pneumonia and their context in a rural Pakistani community

Wafa Aftab, Leah Shipton, Fauziah Rabbani, Kashif Sangrasi, Shagufta Perveen, Aysha Zahidie, Imran Naeem, Shamim Qazi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Operation and challenges of home-based medical practices in the US: findings from six aggregated case studies

Gregory J. Norman, Kristann Orton, Amy Wade, Andrea M. Morris, Jill C. Slaboda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Ways and channels for voice regarding perceptions of maternal health care services within the communities of the Makamba and Kayanza provinces in the Republic of Burundi: an exploratory study”

Prosper Niyongabo, Renate Douwes, Marjolein Dieleman, Frédéric Irambona, Jimmy Mategeko, Georges Nsengiyumva, Tjard De Cock Buning

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of a 5As-based technology-assisted weight management intervention for veterans in primary care

Katrina F. Mateo, Natalie B. Berner, Natalie L. Ricci, Pich Seekaew, Sandeep Sikerwar, Craig Tenner, Joanna Dognin, Scott E. Sherman, Adina Kalet, Melanie Jay

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

South African primary health care allied health clinical practice guidelines: the big picture

J. M. Dizon, K. A. Grimmer, S. Machingaidze, Q. A. Louw, H. Parker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validity of the CR-POSSUM model in surgery for colorectal cancer in Spain (CCR-CARESS study) and comparison with other models to predict operative mortality

Marisa Baré, Manuel Jesús Alcantara, Maria José Gil, Pablo Collera, Marina Pont, Antonio Escobar, Cristina Sarasqueta, Maximino Redondo, Eduardo Briones, Paula Dujovne, Jose Maria Quintana, on behalf of the CARESS-CCR Study Group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient satisfaction, patients leaving hospital against medical advice and mortality in Italian university hospitals: a cross-sectional analysis

Tommaso Grillo Ruggieri, Paolo Berta, Anna Maria Murante, Sabina Nuti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patients’ perceptions of interactions with hospital staff are associated with hospital readmissions: a national survey of 4535 hospitals

Lianping Yang, Chaojie Liu, Cunrui Huang, Dana B. Mukamel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does a provider payment method affect membership retention in a health insurance scheme? a mixed method study of Ghana’s capitation payment for primary care

Francis-Xavier Andoh-Adjei, Renske van der Wal, Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Felix Ankomah Asante, Koos van der Velden, Ernst Spaan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The five-year costs and benefits of extended psychological and psychiatric assessment versus standard intake interview for women with comorbid substance use disorders treated in compulsory care in Sweden

Tina M. Olsson, Mats Fridell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Elusive implementation: an ethnographic study of intersectoral policymaking for health

Ditte Heering Holt, Morten Hulvej Rod, Susanne Boch Waldorff, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Provider views on childhood obesity management in primary care settings: a mixed methods analysis

Kyung E. Rhee, Stephanie Kessl, Sarah Lindback, Marshall Littman, Robert E. El-Kareh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improving early audiological intervention via newborn hearing screening in Belgium

Bénédicte Vos, Christelle Senterre, Michel Boutsen, Raphaël Lagasse, Alain Levêque

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anticipating the potential for positive uptake and adaptation in the implementation of a publicly funded online STBBI testing service: a qualitative analysis

Cathy Chabot, Mark Gilbert, Devon Haag, Gina Ogilvie, Penelope Hawe, Vicky Bungay, Jean A. Shoveller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient and provider perspectives inform an intervention to improve linkage to care for HIV patients in Ukraine

Tetiana Kiriazova, Oleksandr Postnov, Trista Bingham, Janet Myers, Timothy Flanigan, Charles Vitek, Oleksandr Neduzhko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risks predicting prolonged hospital discharge boarding in a regional acute care hospital

Sajid A. Shaikh, Richard D. Robinson, Radhika Cheeti, Shyamanand Rath, Chad D. Cowden, Frank Rosinia, Nestor R. Zenarosa, Hao Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Supply factors as determinants of treatment costs: clinicians’ assessments of a given set of referrals to community mental health centers in Norway

Knut Reidar Wangen, Sverre Grepperud

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How dislocation and professional anxiety influence readiness for change during the implementation of hospital-based home care for children newly diagnosed with diabetes – an ethnographic analysis of the logic of workplace change

Gabriella Nilsson, Kristofer Hansson, Irén Tiberg, Inger Hallström

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using regulatory enforcement theory to explain compliance with quality and patient safety regulations: the case of internal audits

Ulrike Weske, Paul Boselie, Elizabeth L. J. van Rensen, Margriet M. E. Schneider

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The economic impact of sight loss and blindness in the UK adult population

Lynne Pezzullo, Jared Streatfeild, Philippa Simkiss, Darren Shickle

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence to service gap: cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention in rural and remote Western Australia

Sandra Hamilton, Belynda Mills, Shelley McRae, Sandra Thompson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of care management interventions targeting multimorbidity and high care utilization

Jennifer M. Baker, Richard W. Grant, Anjali Gopalan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Developing a model of family focused practice with consumers, families, practitioners and managers: a community based participatory research approach

Andrea Reupert, Bernadette Ward, Francis McCormick, Cathy Ward, Susan Waller, Susan Kidd

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospital costs associated with psychiatric comorbidities: a retrospective study

Jan Wolff, Thomas Heister, Claus Normann, Klaus Kaier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Applying social innovation theory to examine how community co-designed health services develop: using a case study approach and mixed methods

Jane Farmer, Karen Carlisle, Virginia Dickson-Swift, Simon Teasdale, Amanda Kenny, Judy Taylor, Felicity Croker, Karen Marini, Mark Gussy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Organisational barriers to the facilitation of overseas volunteering and training placements in the NHS

John Chatwin, Louise Ackers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative study of health care providers’ perceptions and experiences of working together to care for children with medical complexity (CMC)

Lisa Altman, Yvonne Zurynski, Christie Breen, Tim Hoffmann, Susan Woolfenden

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acting on audit & feedback: a qualitative instrumental case study in mental health services in Norway

Monica Stolt Pedersen, Anne Landheim, Merete Møller, Lars Lien

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integrating community-based health promotion programs and primary care: a mixed methods analysis of feasibility

Aaron L. Leppin, Karen Schaepe, Jason Egginton, Sara Dick, Megan Branda, Lori Christiansen, Nicole M. Burow, Charlene Gaw, Victor M. Montori

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of informal caregiver support on utilization of acute health services among home care clients: a prospective observational study

Robert Abtan, Nooshin Khobzi Rotondi, Alison Macpherson, Michael Anthony Rotondi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the German version of Observer OPTION5

Mara Kölker, Janine Topp, Glyn Elwyn, Martin Härter, Isabelle Scholl

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Public health opportunities and challenges in the provision of partner notification services: the New England experience

Sarah Magaziner, Madeline C. Montgomery, Thomas Bertrand, Daniel Daltry, Heidi Jenkins, Brenda Kendall, Lauren Molotnikov, Lindsay Pierce, Emer Smith, Lynn Sosa, Jacob J. van den Berg, Theodore Marak, Don Operario, Philip A. Chan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

She knows that she will not come back: tracing patients and new thresholds of collective surveillance in PMTCT Option B+

Fabian Cataldo, Janet Seeley, Misheck J. Nkhata, Zivai Mupambireyi, Edward Tumwesige, Diana M. Gibb, on behalf of the Lablite team

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Organizational factors associated with readiness for change in residential aged care settings

Kathryn von Treuer, Gery Karantzas, Marita McCabe, David Mellor, Anastasia Konis, Tanya E. Davison, Daniel O’Connor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of metformin+dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors compared to metformin+sulfonylureas for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Christina S. Kwon, Enrique Seoane-Vazquez, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Qualitative assessment of the primary care outcomes questionnaire: a cognitive interview study

Mairead Murphy, Sandra Hollinghurst, Chris Salisbury

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A multicenter, prospective study evaluating the impact of the clinical pharmacist-physician counselling on warfarin therapy management in Lebanon

Nermine S. Choumane, Diana N. Malaeb, Bassem Malaeb, Souheil Hallit

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The gravitational force of mental health services: distance decay effects in a rural Swiss service area

Niklaus Stulz, Eva-Maria Pichler, Wolfram Kawohl, Urs Hepp

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cross-sectional study assessing the association between online ratings and clinical quality of care measures for US hospitals: results from an observational study

Martin Emmert, Nina Meszmer, Mark Schlesinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating a dementia learning community: exploratory study and research implications

Rod Sheaff, Ian Sherriff, Catherine Hagan Hennessy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of diagnosis related groups implementation on the intensive care unit of a Swiss tertiary hospital: a cohort study

Lionel Chok, Esther B. Bachli, Peter Steiger, Dominique Bettex, Silvia R. Cottini, Emanuela Keller, Marco Maggiorini, Reto A. Schuepbach

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing large scale fast track diagnostics in a comprehensive cancer center, pre- and post-measurement data

W. H. van Harten, N. Goedbloed, A. H. Boekhout, S. Heintzbergen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Facilitators and barriers of implementing and delivering social prescribing services: a systematic review

Julia Vera Pescheny, Yannis Pappas, Gurch Randhawa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improving quality of care through patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs): expert interviews using the NHS PROMs Programme and the Swedish quality registers for knee and hip arthroplasty as examples

Birgit Prodinger, Paul Taylor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospital-acquired fever in oriental medical hospitals

Soo-youn Moon, Ki-Ho Park, Mi Suk Lee, Jun Seong Son

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disaster impacts on cost and utilization of Medicare

Nathanael Rosenheim, Shannon Grabich, Jennifer A. Horney

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resource allocations and disparities in the Brazilian health care system: insights from organ transplantation services

Eduardo J. Gómez, Sven Jungmann, Agnaldo Soares Lima

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Moving anticoagulation initiation and monitoring services into the community: evaluation of the Brighton and hove community pharmacy service

Samantha J. Ingram, Charlotte L. Kirkdale, Sian Williams, Elaine Hartley, Susan Wintle, Valerie Sefton, Tracey Thornley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sexual and reproductive health services (SRHS) for adolescents in Enugu state, Nigeria: a mixed methods approach

Amelia Ngozi ODO, Efiong Sunday SAMUEL, Evelyn N. NWAGU, Petra Obioma NNAMANI, Chiemezie S. ATAMA

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Results from the CLUES study: a cluster randomized trial for the evaluation of cardiovascular guideline implementation in primary care in Spain

Arritxu Etxeberria, Idoia Alcorta, Itziar Pérez, Jose Ignacio Emparanza, Elena Ruiz de Velasco, Maria Teresa Iglesias, Rafael Rotaeche

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Re-excision and survival following breast conserving surgery in early stage breast cancer patients: a population-based study

Stacey Fisher, Yutaka Yasui, Kelly Dabbs, Marcy Winget

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating organizational change in health care: the patient-centered hospital model

Carlo V. Fiorio, Mara Gorli, Stefano Verzillo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Navigation delivery models and roles of navigators in primary care: a scoping literature review

Nancy Carter, Ruta K. Valaitis, Annie Lam, Janice Feather, Jennifer Nicholl, Laura Cleghorn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What do patients care most about in China’s public hospitals? Interviews with patients in Jiangsu Province

Xuanxuan Wang, Rongqin Jiang, Jingxian Li, Jiaying Chen, Bo Burström, Kristina Burström

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges in the use of the mental health information system in a resource-limited setting: lessons from Ghana

Lily Kpobi, Leslie Swartz, Angela L. Ofori-Atta

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Telephone health services in the field of rare diseases: a qualitative interview study examining the needs of patients, relatives, and health care professionals in Germany

Ana Babac, Martin Frank, Frédéric Pauer, Svenja Litzkendorf, Daniel Rosenfeldt, Verena Lührs, Lisa Biehl, Tobias Hartz, Holger Storf, Franziska Schauer, Thomas O. F. Wagner, J-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality of social and emotional wellbeing services for families of young Indigenous children attending primary care centers; a cross sectional analysis

Karen M. Edmond, Kimberley McAuley, Daniel McAullay, Veronica Matthews, Natalie Strobel, Rhonda Marriott, Ross Bailie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Active listing and more consultations in primary care are associated with reduced hospitalisation in a Swedish population

Karin Ranstad, Patrik Midlöv, Anders Halling

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Urban-rural disparities in health care utilization among Chinese adults from 1993 to 2011

Jiajia Li, Leiyu Shi, Hailun Liang, Gan Ding, Lingzhong Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospital discharge documentation of a designated clinician for follow-up care and 30-day outcomes in hip fracture and stroke patients discharged to sub-acute care

Andrea L. Gilmore-Bykovskyi, Korey A. Kennelty, Eva DuGoff, Amy J. H. Kind

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Overcoming barriers to access and utilization of maternal, newborn and child health services in northern Nigeria: an evaluation of facility health committees

Olugbenga Oguntunde, Isa M. Surajo, Dauda Sulaiman Dauda, Abdulsamad Salihu, Salma Anas-Kolo, Irit Sinai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Information about management of chronic drug therapies prescribed at hospital discharge: does it affect patients’ knowledge and self-confidence?

Claudia Pileggi, Emilia Caligiuri, Carmelo G. A. Nobile, Maria Pavia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of a multicomponent pathway to address inpatient delirium on a neurosciences ward

Ethan G. Brown, S. Andrew Josephson, Noriko Anderson, Mary Reid, Melissa Lee, Vanja C. Douglas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and validation of a questionnaire to evaluate the factors influencing training transfer among nursing professionals

Yangjing Bai, Jiping Li, Yangjuan Bai, Weiguang Ma, Xiangyu Yang, Fang Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to delivering mental health services in Georgia with an economic and financial focus: informing policy and acting on evidence

Lela Sulaberidze, Stuart Green, Ivdity Chikovani, Maia Uchaneishvili, George Gotsadze

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare workers’ beliefs, motivations and behaviours affecting adequate provision of sexual and reproductive healthcare services to adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative study

Kim Jonas, Rik Crutzen, Anja Krumeich, Nicolette Roman, Bart van den Borne, Priscilla Reddy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Tinnitus services in the United Kingdom: a survey of patient experiences

Don McFerran, Derek J. Hoare, Simon Carr, Jaydip Ray, David Stockdale

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prediction of post-acute care demand in medical and neurological inpatients: diagnostic assessment of the post-acute discharge score – a prospective cohort study

Antoinette Conca, Angela Gabele, Barbara Reutlinger, Philipp Schuetz, Alexander Kutz, Sebastian Haubitz, Lukas Faessler, Marcus Batschwaroff, Ursula Schild, Zeljka Caldara, Katharina Regez, Susanne Schirlo, Gabi Vossler, Timo Kahles, Krassen Nedeltchev, Anja Keller, Andreas Huber, Sabina De Geest, Ulrich Buergi, Petra Tobias, Martine Louis Simonet, Beat Mueller, Petra Schäfer-Keller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health insurance is important in improving maternal health service utilization in Tanzania—analysis of the 2011/2012 Tanzania HIV/AIDS and malaria indicator survey

Stephen M. Kibusi, Bruno Fokas Sunguya, Eunice Kimunai, Courtney S. Hines

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Experiences from ten years of incident reporting in health care: a qualitative study among department managers and coordinators

Siw Carlfjord, Annica Öhrn, Anna Gunnarsson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Tailoring an educational program on the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators to meet stakeholder needs: lessons learned in the VA

Marlena H. Shin, Peter E. Rivard, Michael Shwartz, Ann Borzecki, Enzo Yaksic, Kelly Stolzmann, Lisa Zubkoff, Amy K. Rosen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding perceived availability and importance of tobacco control interventions to inform European adoption of a UK economic model: a cross-sectional study

Puttarin Kulchaitanaroaj, Zoltán Kaló, Robert West, Kei Long Cheung, Silvia Evers, Zoltán Vokó, Mickael Hiligsmann, Hein de Vries, Lesley Owen, Marta Trapero-Bertran, Reiner Leidl, Subhash Pokhrel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of hospital outcomes: the relation between length-of-stay, readmission, and mortality in a large international administrative database

Hester F. Lingsma, Alex Bottle, Steve Middleton, Job Kievit, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Perla J. Marang-van de Mheen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validation of a core patient-reported-outcome measure set for operationalizing success in multimodal pain therapy: useful for depicting long-term success?

Carolin Donath, Christa Geiß, Christoph Schön

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reliability of length measurements collected by community nurses and health volunteers in rural growth monitoring and promotion services

Matilda E. Laar, Grace S. Marquis, Anna Lartey, Katherine Gray-Donald

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Change in practice: a qualitative exploration of midwives’ and doctors’ views about the introduction of STan monitoring in an Australian hospital

M. E. Mayes, C. Wilkinson, S. Kuah, G. Matthews, D. Turnbull

01.12.2018 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Application of four-dimension criteria to assess rigour of qualitative research in emergency medicine

Roberto Forero, Shizar Nahidi, Josephine De Costa, Mohammed Mohsin, Gerry Fitzgerald, Nick Gibson, Sally McCarthy, Patrick Aboagye-Sarfo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Do employees benefit from collaborations between out of hours general practitioners and emergency departments?

Elisabeth Sybilla Johanna van Gils-van Rooij, Sjoerd Michael Broekman, Dingenus Herman de Bakker, Berthold Rudy Meijboom, Christoffel Joris Yzermans

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk perception of blood transfusions – a comparison of patients and allied healthcare professionals

Jan A. Graw, Katja Eymann, Felix Kork, Martin Zoremba, Rene Burchard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oncology nurses‘ beliefs and attitudes towards the double-check of chemotherapy medications: a cross-sectional survey study

D. L. B. Schwappach, Katja Taxis, Yvonne Pfeiffer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Factors associated with non-small cell lung cancer treatment costs in a Brazilian public hospital”

Carla de Barros Reis, Renata Erthal Knust, Claudia Cristina de Aguiar Pereira, Margareth Crisóstomo Portela

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A review of promoting access to medicines in China - problems and recommendations

Jing Sun, Cecile Jia Hu, Mark Stuntz, Hans Hogerzeil, Yuanli Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions concerning antibiotic resistance: a survey in a Ghanaian tertiary care hospital

Appiah-Korang Labi, Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Stephanie Bjerrum, Nii Armah Adu Aryee, Yaw Adjei Ofori-Adjei, Alfred E. Yawson, Mercy J. Newman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High experienced continuity in breast cancer care is associated with high health related quality of life

Susann Plate, Louise Emilsson, Martin Söderberg, Yvonne Brandberg, Fredrik Wärnberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using PROMIS for measuring recovery after abdominal surgery: a pilot study

Eva van der Meij, Johannes R. Anema, Judith A. F. Huirne, Caroline B. Terwee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health services in Trinidad: throughput, throughput challenges, and the impact of a throughput intervention on overcrowding in a public health institution

Mandreker Bahall

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rollout of rapid point of care tests for antenatal syphilis screening in Ghana: healthcare provider perspectives and experiences

Edward Tieru Dassah, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Philippe Mayaud

01.12.2018 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

SMS text messaging to measure working time: the design of a time use study among general practitioners

Daniël van Hassel, Lud van der Velden, Dinny de Bakker, Ronald Batenburg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The benefits of co-location in primary care practices: the perspectives of general practitioners and patients in 34 countries

M. Bonciani, W. Schäfer, S. Barsanti, S. Heinemann, P. P. Groenewegen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Developing a framework to evaluate knowledge into action interventions

Sarah Morton, Suzanne Wilson, Sheila Inglis, Karen Ritchie, Ann Wales

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Differences in health literacy profiles of patients admitted to a public and a private hospital in Melbourne, Australia

Rebecca L. Jessup, Richard H. Osborne, Alison Beauchamp, Allison Bourne, Rachelle Buchbinder

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A Delphi study and ranking exercise to support commissioning services: future delivery of Thrombectomy services in England

Kristoffer Halvorsrud, Darren Flynn, Gary A. Ford, Peter McMeekin, Ajay Bhalla, Joyce Balami, Dawn Craig, Phil White

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Beyond coverage: improving the quality of antenatal care delivery through integrated mentorship and quality improvement at health centers in rural Rwanda

Anatole Manzi, Laetitia Nyirazinyoye, Joseph Ntaganira, Hema Magge, Evariste Bigirimana, Leoncie Mukanzabikeshimana, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social capital in a regional inter-hospital network among trauma centers (trauma network): results of a qualitative study in Germany

Julika Loss, Johannes Weigl, Antonio Ernstberger, Michael Nerlich, Michael Koller, Janina Curbach

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative investigation of healthcare workers’ strategies in response to readmissions

Priyadarshini R. Pennathur, Brennan S. Ayres

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Readability of written medicine information materials in Arabic language: expert and consumer evaluation

Sinaa Al Aqeel, Norah Abanmy, Abeer Aldayel, Hend Al-Khalifa, Maha Al-Yahya, Mona Diab

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High rate of unplanned pregnancy in the context of integrated family planning and HIV care services in South Africa

Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Anthony Idowu Ajayi, Mayowa Gabriel Moyaki, Daniel Ter Goon, Gordana Avramovic, John Lambert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing public and private providers: a scoping review of hospital services in Europe

Liina-Kaisa Tynkkynen, Karsten Vrangbæk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing time-to-unit among patients referred to an outpatient stroke assessment unit with a novel triage process: a prospective cohort study

Maximilian B. Bibok, Kristine Votova, Robert F. Balshaw, Mary L. Lesperance, Nicole S. Croteau, Anurag Trivedi, Jaclyn Morrison, Colin Sedgwick, Andrew M. Penn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Guideline appraisal with AGREE II: online survey of the potential influence of AGREE II items on overall assessment of guideline quality and recommendation for use

Wiebke Hoffmann-Eßer, Ulrich Siering, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Anne Catharina Brockhaus, Natalie McGauran, Michaela Eikermann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Failing to retain a new generation of doctors: qualitative insights from a high-income country

Niamh Humphries, Sophie Crowe, Ruairí Brugha

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A stakeholder co-design approach for developing a community pharmacy service to enhance screening and management of atrial fibrillation

Daniel Sabater-Hernández, Jacqueline Tudball, Caleb Ferguson, Lucía Franco-Trigo, Lutfun N. Hossain, Shalom I. Benrimoj

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of team-building interventions in non-acute healthcare settings

Christopher J. Miller, Bo Kim, Allie Silverman, Mark S. Bauer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health care resource use among patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: the PIvOTAL retrospective observational study

Dae Ho Lee, Hiroshi Isobe, Hubert Wirtz, Sabina Bandeira Aleixo, Phillip Parente, Filippo de Marinis, Min Huang, Ashwini Arunachalam, Smita Kothari, Xiting Cao, Nello Donnini, Ann-Marie Woodgate, Javier de Castro

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disinvestment in healthcare: an overview of HTA agencies and organizations activities at European level

G. E. Calabrò, G. La Torre, C. de Waure, P. Villari, A. Federici, W. Ricciardi, M. L. Specchia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delays in seeking and receiving health care services for pneumonia in children under five in the Peruvian Amazon: a mixed-methods study on caregivers’ perceptions

Mónica J. Pajuelo, Cynthia Anticona Huaynate, Malena Correa, Holger Mayta Malpartida, Cesar Ramal Asayag, Juan R. Seminario, Robert H. Gilman, Laura Murphy, Richard A. Oberhelman, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“One program that could improve health in this neighbourhood is ____?” using concept mapping to engage communities as part of a health and human services needs assessment

Alisa J. Velonis, Agnes Molnar, Nakia Lee-Foon, Ashnoor Rahim, Mary Boushel, Patricia O’Campo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sustainability in Health care by Allocating Resources Effectively (SHARE) 8: developing, implementing and evaluating an evidence dissemination service in a local healthcare setting

Claire Harris, Marie Garrubba, Angela Melder, Catherine Voutier, Cara Waller, Richard King, Wayne Ramsey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of continuity of care on hospital utilization in patients with knee osteoarthritis: analysis of Nationwide insurance data

Boyoung Jung, Kyoung Hee Cho, Dong Hyun Lee, Soyoon Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage

Onarheim Kristine Husøy, Sisay Mitike Molla, Gizaw Muluken, Moland Karen Marie, Norheim Ole Frithof, Miljeteig Ingrid

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Access to primary care and computed tomography use in the emergency department

M. Fernanda Bellolio, Shawna D. Bellew, Lindsey R. Sangaralingham, Ronna L. Campbell, Daniel Cabrera, Molly M. Jeffery, Nilay D. Shah, Erik P. Hess

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community mobilization and maternal Care of Women Living with HIV in poor settings: the case of Mfuwe, Zambia

Choolwe Muzyamba, Wim Groot, Sonila Tomini, Milena Pavlova

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Substance use and self-harm: a cross-sectional study of the prevalence, correlates and patterns of medical service utilisation among patients admitted to a South African hospital

Elsie Breet, Jason Bantjes, Ian Lewis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Baseline assessment of patient safety culture in public hospitals in Kuwait

Hayfaa Ali, Samaa Zenhom Ibrahem, Buthaina Al Mudaf, Talal Al Fadalah, Diana Jamal, Fadi El-Jardali

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Teamwork in primary palliative care: general practitioners’ and specialised oncology nurses’ complementary competencies

May-Lill Johansen, Bente Ervik

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The determinants of individual health care expenditures in prison: evidence from Switzerland

Karine Moschetti, Véra Zabrodina, Tenzin Wangmo, Alberto Holly, Jean-Blaise Wasserfallen, Bernice S. Elger, Bruno Gravier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of home-based primary care on Medicare costs at Spectrum Health/Priority Health (Grand Rapids, MI, USA) from 2012-present: a matched cohort study

Stephen A. Stanhope, Mary C. Cooley, Linda F. Ellington, Gregory P. Gadbois, Andrew L. Richardson, Timothy C. Zeddes, Jay P. LaBine

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Enhancing communication skills for telehealth: development and implementation of a Teach-Back intervention for a national maternal and child health helpline in Australia

Suzanne Morony, Kristie Weir, Gregory Duncan, Janice Biggs, Don Nutbeam, Kirsten J. Mccaffery

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient-identified information and communication needs in the context of major trauma

Sandra Braaf, Shanthi Ameratunga, Andrew Nunn, Nicola Christie, Warwick Teague, Rodney Judson, Belinda J. Gabbe

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol: a hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial of Moral Reconation Therapy in the US Veterans Health Administration

Daniel M. Blonigen, Michael A. Cucciare, Christine Timko, Jennifer S. Smith, Autumn Harnish, Lakiesha Kemp, Joel Rosenthal, David Smelson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of a genetic counseling requirement prior to genetic testing

David D. Stenehjem, Trang Au, Amy M. Sainski, Hillevi Bauer, Krystal Brown, Johnathan Lancaster, Vanessa Stevens, Diana I. Brixner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Time utilization and perceived psychosocial work environment among staff in Swedish primary care settings

Eva Anskär, Malou Lindberg, Magnus Falk, Agneta Andersson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Online-based interventions for sexual health among individuals with cancer: a systematic review

Hee Sun Kang, Hyun-Kyung Kim, Seong Man Park, Jung-Hee Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How can healthcare organizations implement patient-centered care? Examining a large-scale cultural transformation

Barbara G. Bokhour, Gemmae M. Fix, Nora M. Mueller, Anna M. Barker, Sherri L. Lavela, Jennifer N. Hill, Jeffrey L. Solomon, Carol VanDeusen Lukas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An assessment of the malaria-related knowledge and practices of Tanzania’s drug retailers: exploring the impact of drug store accreditation

Rebecca Thomson, Boniface Johanes, Charles Festo, Admirabilis Kalolella, Mark Taylor, Sarah Tougher, Yazoume Ye, Andrea Mann, Ruilin Ren, Katia Bruxvoort, Barbara Willey, Fred Arnold, Kara Hanson, Catherine Goodman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using normalisation process theory to evaluate the implementation of a complex intervention to embed the surgical safety checklist

Brigid M. Gillespie, Emma Harbeck, Joanne Lavin, Therese Gardiner, Teresa K. Withers, Andrea P. Marshall

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chronic disease management perspectives of colorectal cancer survivors using the Veterans Affairs healthcare system: a qualitative analysis

Leah L. Zullig, Karen M. Goldstein, Hayden B. Bosworth, Sara M. Andrews, Susanne Danus, George L. Jackson, Dawn Provenzale, Morris Weinberger, Michael J. Kelley, Corrine I. Voils

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness in extracorporeal life support in critically ill adults in the Netherlands

Annemieke Oude Lansink-Hartgring, Dinis Dos Reis Miranda, Dirk W. Donker, Jacinta J. Maas, Thijs Delnoij, Marijn Kuijpers, Judith van den Brule, Erik Scholten, Hendrik Endeman, Alexander P. J. Vlaar, Walter M. van den Bergh, On behalf of the Dutch ECLS study group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination campaign on routine primary health service provision and health workers in Tanzania: a controlled before and after study

Katherine E. Gallagher, Tusajigwe Erio, Kathy Baisley, Shelley Lees, Deborah Watson-Jones

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

SCOPEOUT: sustainability and spread of quality improvement activities in long-term care- a mixed methods approach

Lisa A. Cranley, Matthias Hoben, Jasper Yeung, Carole A. Estabrooks, Peter G. Norton, Adrian Wagg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Porous safety net: catastrophic health expenditure and its determinants among insured households in Togo

Esso-Hanam Atake, Djesika D. Amendah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patients’ knowledge and attitudes to the Wise List - a drug formulary from the Stockholm Drug and Therapeutic committee

Pia Bastholm-Rahmner, Lars L. Gustafsson, Kristina Aggefors, Kristina Ateva, Susanne Elfving, Jaran Eriksen, Malena Jirlow, Maria Juhasz-Haverinen, Rickard E. Malmström, Mahan Nikpour-Ardaly, Magnus Röjvall, Martina Vallin, Eva Andersén-Karlsson, Marie-Louise Ovesjö

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Qualitative approaches to use of the RE-AIM framework: rationale and methods

Jodi Summers Holtrop, Borsika A. Rabin, Russell E. Glasgow

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Death at no cost? Persons with no health insurance claims in the last year of life in Switzerland

Radoslaw Panczak, Viktor von Wyl, Oliver Reich, Xhyljeta Luta, Maud Maessen, Andreas E. Stuck, Claudia Berlin, Kurt Schmidlin, David C. Goodman, Matthias Egger, Kerri Clough-Gorr, Marcel Zwahlen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does risk-adjusted payment influence primary care providers’ decision on where to set up practices?

Anders Anell, Margareta Dackehag, Jens Dietrichson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the differential impact of individual and organizational factors on organizational commitment of physicians and nurses

Felix Miedaner, Ludwig Kuntz, Christian Enke, Bernhard Roth, Anika Nitzsche

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Heard and valued: the development of a model to meaningfully engage marginalized populations in health services planning

M. Elizabeth Snow, Katherine Tweedie, Ann Pederson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An examination of user costs in relation to smokers using a cessation service based in the UK

Neil Walker, Yaling Yang, Vasiliki Kiparoglou, Subhash Pokhrel, Hayley Robinson, Hugo van Woerden

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol: young carers and young adult carers in Switzerland

Agnes Leu, Corinna Jung, Marianne Frech, Joe Sempik, Urs Moser, Martin Verner, Saul Becker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Review of emergency obstetric care interventions in health facilities in the Upper East Region of Ghana: a questionnaire survey

Minerva Kyei-Onanjiri, Mary Carolan-Olah, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Terence V. McCann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using overbooking to manage no-shows in an Italian healthcare center

Chiara Anna Parente, Domenico Salvatore, Giampiero Maria Gallo, Fabrizio Cipollini

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing Community-based Health Planning and Services in impoverished urban communities: health workers’ perspective

Adanna Uloaku Nwameme, Philip Teg-Nefaah Tabong, Philip Baba Adongo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“He does not have to wait under a tree”: perceptions of men, women and health care workers on male partner involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus services in Malawi

Alinane L. Nyondo-Mipando, Angela F. Chimwaza, Adamson S. Muula

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is innovative workforce planning software the solution to NHS staffing and cost crisis? An exploration of the locum industry

Iakovos Theodoulou, Akshaya Mohan Reddy, Jeremy Wong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between quality system development stage and the implementation of process-level patient safety themes in Dutch hospitals: an observational study

Steffie M. van Schoten, Janneke Hoogervorst-Schilp, Peter P. Groenewegen, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Cordula Wagner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of housing stability on service use among homeless adults with mental illness in a randomized controlled trial of housing first

Nick Kerman, John Sylvestre, Tim Aubry, Jino Distasio

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Waiting times in primary care depending on insurance scheme in Germany

Andres Luque Ramos, Falk Hoffmann, Ove Spreckelsen

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Embracing uncertainty, managing complexity: applying complexity thinking principles to transformation efforts in healthcare systems

Sobia Khan, Ashley Vandermorris, John Shepherd, James W. Begun, Holly Jordan Lanham, Mary Uhl-Bien, Whitney Berta

01.12.2018 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correspondence regarding ‘Assefa Y, et al., BMC Health Services Research. 2011; 11 (1):81 and 2014; 14(1):45’: The Positive-Deviance approach for translating evidence into practice to improve patient retention in HIV care

Yibeltal Assefa, Peter S. Hill, Helmut Kloos, Gorik Ooms, Wim Van Damme

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The intention to use an electronic health record and its antecedents among three different categories of clinical staff

Claudio Vitari, Roxana Ologeanu-Taddei

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of the client experience of inter-professional practice in the delivery of ActivePlus: a combined smoking cessation and physical activity intervention

G. A. O’Sullivan, Clare Hanlon, T. Dentry, T. Morris, L. Banting

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is required to facilitate implementation of Swedish physical activity on prescription? – interview study with primary healthcare staff and management

Catharina Gustavsson, Maria Nordqvist, Kristina Bröms, Lars Jerdén, Lena V. Kallings, Lars Wallin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geographic assessment of access to health care in patients with cardiovascular disease in South Africa

Thandi Kapwata, Samuel Manda

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do NHS organisations plan research capacity development? Strategies, strengths, and opportunities for improvement

Melanie Gee, Jo Cooke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Conceptualisation and development of the Conversational Health Literacy Assessment Tool (CHAT)

Jonathan O’Hara, Melanie Hawkins, Roy Batterham, Sarity Dodson, Richard H. Osborne, Alison Beauchamp

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“It was the whole picture” a mixed methods study of successful components in an integrated wellness service in North East England

M. Cheetham, P. Van der Graaf, B. Khazaeli, E. Gibson, A. Wiseman, R. Rushmer

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘Broken hospital windows’: debating the theory of spreading disorder and its application to healthcare organizations

Kate Churruca, Louise A. Ellis, Jeffrey Braithwaite

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of a public-private partnership in malaria elimination efforts in Sri Lanka; a case study

Deepika Fernando, Pandu Wijeyaratne, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Rabindra R. Abeyasinghe, Gawrie N. L. Galappaththy, Renu Wickremasinghe, M. Hapugoda, W. A. Abeywickrema, Chaturaka Rodrigo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mapping staff perspectives towards the delivery of hospital care for children and young people with and without learning disabilities in England: a mixed methods national study

Kate Oulton, Faith Gibson, Lucinda Carr, Angela Hassiotis, Carey Jewitt, Charlotte Kenten, Jessica Russell, Mark Whiting, Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Jo Wray

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Brain injury rehabilitation after road trauma in new South Wales, Australia – insights from a data linkage study

Jane Wu, Steven G. Faux, Christopher J. Poulos, Ian Harris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Process evaluations of task sharing interventions for perinatal depression in low and middle income countries (LMIC): a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis

Memory Munodawafa, Sumaya Mall, Crick Lund, Marguerite Schneider

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A physician targeted intervention improves prescribing in chronic heart failure in general medical units

Chong Chyn Chua, Anastasia Hutchinson, Mark Tacey, Sumit Parikh, Wen Kwang Lim, Craig Aboltins

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of treatment for Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) delivered by community health workers compared to a traditional facility based model

J. L. Alvarez Morán, G. B. Franck Alé, P. Charle, N. Sessions, S. Doumbia, S. Guerrero

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessment of population coverage of hypertension screening in Thailand based on the effective coverage framework

Kulpimol Charoendee, Jiruth Sriratanaban, Wichai Aekplakorn, Piya Hanvoravongchai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Defining the external implementation context: an integrative systematic literature review

Dennis P. Watson, Erin L. Adams, Sarah Shue, Heather Coates, Alan McGuire, Jeremy Chesher, Joanna Jackson, Ogbonnaya I. Omenka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of surgical debriefing programs in large health systems: an exploratory qualitative analysis

Mary E. Brindle, Natalie Henrich, Andrew Foster, Stanley Marks, Michael Rose, Robert Welsh, William Berry

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How to best distribute written patient education materials among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized comparison of two strategies

Aniek A. O. M. Claassen, Cornelia H. M. van den Ende, Jorit J. L. Meesters, Sanne Pellegrom, Brigitte M. Kaarls-Ohms, Jacoba Vooijs, Gerardine E. M. P. Willemsen-de Mey, Thea P. M. Vliet Vlieland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The development of facility standards for common outpatient procedures and implications for the context of abortion

Nancy F. Berglas, Sarah C. M. Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

On designing of a low leakage patient-centric provider network

Yuchen Zheng, Kun Lin, Thomas White, Jeremy Pickreign, Gigi Yuen-Reed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physiotherapists’ views of implementing a stratified treatment approach for patients with low back pain in Germany: a qualitative study

Sven Karstens, Pauline Kuithan, Stefanie Joos, Jonathan C. Hill, Michel Wensing, Jost Steinhäuser, Katja Krug, Joachim Szecsenyi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of depression and alcohol use disorder among adults attending primary health care services in Nepal: a cross sectional study

Nagendra P. Luitel, Emily C. Baron, Brandon A. Kohrt, Ivan H. Komproe, Mark J. D. Jordans

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services: a systematic review

Amanda Mazur, Claire D. Brindis, Martha J. Decker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient satisfaction and gender composition of physicians - a cross-sectional study of community health services in Hubei, China

Change Xiong, Xiao Chen, Xinyuan Zhao, Chaojie Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Availability, use, and affordability of medicines in urban China under universal health coverage: an empirical study in Hangzhou and Baoji

Yunyu Huang, Youfen Jiang, Luying Zhang, Wenhui Mao, Job F. M. van Boven, Maarten J. Postma, Wen Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nurse led home-based care for people with HIV/AIDS

Elizabeth M. Wood, Babalwa Zani, Tonya M. Esterhuizen, Taryn Young

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Older adults’ readiness to engage with eHealth patient education and self-care resources: a cross-sectional survey

Nancy P. Gordon, Mark C. Hornbrook

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Analysis of medication consultation networks and reporting medication errors: a mixed methods study

Pattarida Janmano, Uraiwan Chaichanawirote, Chuenjid Kongkaew

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validation of the Neonatal Satisfaction Survey (NSS-8) in six Norwegian neonatal intensive care units: a quantitative cross-sectional study

Inger Hilde Hagen, Marit Følsvik Svindseth, Erik Nesset, Roderick Orner, Valentina Cabral Iversen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High antiretroviral therapy service delivery satisfaction and itsʼ associated factors at Midre-genet hospital; Northwest Tigray, Ethiopia

Kiflay Gebremariam Atsebeha, Daniel Haile Chercos

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Transferring skills in quality collaboratives focused on improving patient logistics

Anne Marie Weggelaar-Jansen, Jeroen van Wijngaarden

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV and early hospital readmission: evaluation of a tertiary medical facility in Lilongwe, Malawi

Kashmira Satish Chawla, Nora E. Rosenberg, Christopher Stanley, Mitch Matoga, Alice Maluwa, Cecilia Kanyama, Jonathan Ngoma, Mina C. Hosseinipour

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inspectors’ responses to adolescents’ assessment of quality of care: a case study on involving adolescents in inspections

Suzanne Rutz, Hester van de Bovenkamp, Simone Buitendijk, Paul Robben, Antoinette de Bont

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of clinical practice guidelines on lifestyle interventions in Swedish primary healthcare – a two-year follow up

Therese Kardakis, Lars Jerdén, Monica E. Nyström, Lars Weinehall, Helene Johansson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of telementoring using ECHO© technology on healthcare professionals’ knowledge and self-efficacy in assessing and managing pain for people with advanced dementia nearing the end of life

Bannin De Witt Jansen, Kevin Brazil, Peter Passmore, Hilary Buchanan, Doreen Maxwell, Sonja J. McIlfatrick, Sharon M. Morgan, Max Watson, Carole Parsons

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening for caregivers at risk: Extended validation of the short version of the Burden Scale for Family Caregivers (BSFC-s) with a valid classification system for caregivers caring for an older person at home

Anna Pendergrass, Cintia Malnis, Uta Graf, Sabine Engel, Elmar Graessel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perspectives of primary health care staff on the implementation of a sexual health quality improvement program: a qualitative study in remote aboriginal communities in Australia

Belinda Hengel, Stephen Bell, Linda Garton, James Ward, Alice Rumbold, Debbie Taylor-Thomson, Bronwyn Silver, Skye McGregor, Amalie Dyda, Janet Knox, Rebecca Guy, Lisa Maher, John Martin Kaldor, on behalf of the STRIVE Investigators

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of analgesics in France, following dextropropoxyphene withdrawal

E. Van Ganse, M. Belhassen, M. Ginoux, E. Chrétien, C. Cornu, C. Ecoffey, F. Aubrun

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health workforce cultural competency interventions: a systematic scoping review

Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of contextual factors that influence dissemination and implementation of evidence-based chronic disease prevention across four countries

Elizabeth L. Budd, Anna J. deRuyter, Zhaoxin Wang, Pauline Sung-Chan, Xiangji Ying, Karishma S. Furtado, Tahna Pettman, Rebecca Armstrong, Rodrigo S. Reis, Jianwei Shi, Tabitha Mui, Tahnee Saunders, Leonardo Becker, Ross C. Brownson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pharmacists in general practice: a qualitative interview case study of stakeholders’ experiences in a West London GP federation

Kath Ryan, Nilesh Patel, Wing Man Lau, Hamza Abu-Elmagd, Graham Stretch, Helen Pinney

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between age and outpatient clinic arrival time: myth or reality?

Kashif Waqar Faiz, Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between industry payments and prescribing costly medications: an observational study using open payments and medicare part D data

Manvi Sharma, Aisha Vadhariya, Michael L. Johnson, Zachary A. Marcum, Holly M. Holmes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing the implementation processes of a large-scale, multi-year quality improvement initiative: survey of health care providers

Donna Goodridge, Masud Rana, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Thomas Rotter, Roy Dobson, Gary Groot, Sonia Udod, Joshua Lloyd

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

NHS health checks: a cross- sectional observational study on equity of uptake and outcomes

N. Coghill, L. Garside, A. A. Montgomery, G. Feder, J. Horwood

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Job satisfaction of nurses with master of nursing degrees in Poland: quantitative and qualitative analysis

Aneta Brayer, Ludmila Marcinowicz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health sector involvement in the management of female genital mutilation/cutting in 30 countries

R. Elise B. Johansen, Mai Mahgoub Ziyada, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Adriana Marcusàn Kaplan, Els Leye

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors influencing government insurance scheme beneficiary acceptance of the gatekeeper policy: a cross-sectional study in Wuhan, China

Wenzhen Li, Dongming Wang, Yong Gan, Yanfeng Zhou, Yawen Chen, Jing Li, Naomiem Kkandawire, Sai Hu, Yan Qiao, Zuxun Lu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceptions of a group of hospital pharmacists and other professionals of the implementation of clinical pharmacy at a high complexity public hospital in Brazil

Thaciana dos S. Alcântara, Thelma Onozato, Fernando de C. Araújo Neto, Aline S. Dosea, Luiza C. Cunha, Dyego C. S. A. de Araújo, Déborah Pimentel, Divaldo P. Lyra Junior

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospitalization outcomes in patients with schizophrenia after switching to lurasidone or quetiapine: a US claims database analysis

John W. Newcomer, Daisy Ng-Mak, Krithika Rajagopalan, Antony Loebel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with internal medicine physician job attitudes in the Veterans Health Administration

David C. Mohr, Jennifer L. Eaton, Mark Meterko, Kelly L. Stolzmann, Joseph D. Restuccia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Scaling-up strategic purchasing: analysis of health system governance imperatives for strategic purchasing in a free maternal and child healthcare programme in Enugu State, Nigeria

Daniel Chukwuemeka Ogbuabor, Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

If you can’t measure it- you can’t change it – a longitudinal study on improving quality of care in hospitals and health centers in rural Kenya

Michael Marx, Christine Nitschke, Maureen Nafula, Mabel Nangami, Marc Brodowski, Irmgard Marx, Helen Prytherch, Charles Kandie, Irene Omogi, Friederike Paul-Fariborz, Joachim Szecsenyi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does specialist physician supply affect pediatric asthma health outcomes?

Guido Filler, Tom Kovesi, Erik Bourdon, Sarah Ann Jones, Laurentiu Givelichian, Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, Jason Gilliland, Marion Williams, Elaine Orrbine, Bruno Piedboeuf, The Paediatric Chairs of Canada Mark Bernstein

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A before-after study of hospital use in two frail populations receiving different home-based services over the same time in Vancouver, Canada

Margaret J. McGregor, Michelle B. Cox, Jay M. Slater, Jeff Poss, Kimberlyn M. McGrail, Lisa A. Ronald, John Sloan, Michael Schulzer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Benefits, barriers and opinions on multidisciplinary team meetings: a survey in Swedish cancer care

Linn Rosell, Nathalie Alexandersson, Oskar Hagberg, Mef Nilbert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the availability and pharmacist’s knowledge of nano-pharmaceutical drugs in Palestinian hospitals

Mohyeddin Assali, Ali Shakaa, Sabaa Abu-Hejleh, Reham Abu-Omar, Nareman Karajeh, Nawal Ajory, Saed Zyoud, Waleed Sweileh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health workers’ experiences of coping with the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone’s health system: a qualitative study

Joanna Raven, Haja Wurie, Sophie Witter

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Norwegian National Summary Care Record: a qualitative analysis of doctors’ use of and trust in shared patient information

Kari Dyb, Line Lundvoll Warth

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geographic variations in involuntary care and associations with the supply of health and social care: results from a nationwide study

Coralie Gandré, Jeanne Gervaix, Julien Thillard, Jean-Marc Macé, Jean-Luc Roelandt, Karine Chevreul

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Language-concordant automated telephone queries to assess medication adherence in a diverse population: a cross-sectional analysis of convergent validity with pharmacy claims

Neda Ratanawongsa, Judy Quan, Margaret A. Handley, Urmimala Sarkar, Dean Schillinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community-based directly observed treatment for TB patients to improve HIV services: a cross-sectional study in a South African province

Embry M. Howell, N. Gladys Kigozi, J. Christo Heunis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities of integration of community based Management of Acute Malnutrition into the government health system in Bangladesh: a qualitative study

Santhia Ireen, Mohammad Jyoti Raihan, Nuzhat Choudhury, M. Munirul Islam, Md Iqbal Hossain, Ziaul Islam, S. M. Mustafizur Rahman, Tahmeed Ahmed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relational continuity with primary and secondary care doctors: a qualitative study of perceptions of users of the Catalan national health system

Sina Waibel, Ingrid Vargas, Jordi Coderch, María-Luisa Vázquez

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“We are like co-wives”: Traditional healers' views on collaborating with the formal Child and Adolescent Mental Health System in Uganda

Angela Akol, Karen Marie Moland, Juliet N. Babirye, Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the implementation of a clinical pharmacy service on an acute internal medicine ward in Italy

Nicola Lombardi, Li Wei, Maisoon Ghaleb, Enrico Pasut, Silvia Leschiutta, Paolo Rossi, Maria Grazia Troncon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Retention of medical doctors at the district level: a qualitative study of experiences from Tanzania

Nathanael Sirili, Gasto Frumence, Angwara Kiwara, Mughwira Mwangu, Amani Anaeli, Tumaini Nyamhanga, Isabel Goicolea, Anna-Karin Hurtig

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perception of Cervical Cancer Patients on their Financial Challenges in Western Kenya

Jane A. Owenga, Erick Otieno Nyambedha

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost of antenatal care for the health sector and for households in Rwanda

Regis Hitimana, Lars Lindholm, Gunilla Krantz, Manassé Nzayirambaho, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictive values of diagnostic codes for identifying serious hypocalcemia and dermatologic adverse events among women with postmenopausal osteoporosis in a commercial health plan database

Florence T. Wang, Fei Xue, Yan Ding, Eva Ng, Cathy W. Critchlow, David D. Dore

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pediatric admissions that include intensive care: a population-based study

Ibinabo Ibiebele, Charles S. Algert, Jennifer R. Bowen, Christine L. Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the reinforced integrated disease surveillance and response strategy using short message service data transmission in two southern regions of Madagascar, 2014–15

Rado Randriamiarana, Grégoire Raminosoa, Nikaria Vonjitsara, Rivo Randrianasolo, Harena Rasamoelina, Harimahefa Razafimandimby, Arthur Lamina Rakotonjanabelo, Richard Lepec, Loïc Flachet, Ariane Halm

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender differences in the evaluation of care for patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study (ZODIAC-52)

Steven H. Hendriks, Marco H. Blanker, Yvonne Roelofsen, Kornelis J. J. van Hateren, Klaas H. Groenier, Henk J. G. Bilo, Nanne Kleefstra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Leaving the emergency department without complete care: disparities in American Indian children

Tess L. Weber, Katherine M. Ziegler, Anupam B. Kharbanda, Nathaniel R. Payne, Chad Birger, Susan E. Puumala

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health economic evaluations based on routine data in Germany: a systematic review

Fabia Mareike Gansen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Voices from the frontline: barriers and strategies to improve tuberculosis infection control in primary health care facilities in South Africa

Farirai Zinatsa, Michelle Engelbrecht, André Janse van Rensburg, Gladys Kigozi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Procedural and documentation variations in intravenous infusion administration: a mixed methods study of policy and practice across 16 hospital trusts in England

Dominic Furniss, Imogen Lyons, Bryony Dean Franklin, Astrid Mayer, Gillian Chumbley, Li Wei, Anna L. Cox, Jolien Vos, Galal Galal-Edeen, Ann Blandford

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Telemedical monitoring of patients with chronic heart failure has a positive effect on total health costs

Robert Herold, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Neeltje van den Berg

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What should we expect from Switzerland’s compulsory dental insurance reform?

Enrico di Bella, Ivo Krejci, Stefano Ardu, Lucia Leporatti, Marcello Montefiori

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Policy implications of regional variations in eye disease detection and treatment on Prince Edward Island: a repeated cross-sectional analysis, 2010–2012

A. M. Khan, G. E. Trope, R. Wedge, Y. M. Buys, S. El-Defrawy, Q. Chen, Y. P. Jin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Experiences of primary care physicians and staff following lean workflow redesign

Dorothy Y. Hung, Michael I. Harrison, Quan Truong, Xue Du

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physicians’ and nurses’ thoughts and concerns about introducing neonatal male circumcision in Thailand: a qualitative study

Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai, Namtip Srirak, Boonlure Pruenglampoo, Kanittha Thaikla, Jiraporn Suwanteerangkul, Jiraporn Khorana, Vipa Danthamrongkul, Suchada Paileeklee, Uraiwan Pattanasattayavong, Deanna E. Grimes, Richard M. Grimes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High use of private providers for first healthcare seeking by drug-resistant tuberculosis patients: a cross-sectional study in Yangon, Myanmar

Sucitro Dwijayana Sidharta, Jason Dean-Chen Yin, Joanne Su-Yin Yoong, Mishal Sameer Khan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Performance and self-perceived competencies of enrolled nurse/midwives: a mixed methods study from rural Tanzania

Edith A. M. Tarimo, Gustav Moyo, Happy Masenga, Paul Magesa, Dafroza Mzava

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A methodology to extract outcomes from routine healthcare data for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Swee-Ling Wong, Kate Ricketts, Gary Royle, Matt Williams, Ruheena Mendes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How well does the minimum data set measure healthcare use? a validation study

Malcolm B. Doupe, Jeff Poss, Peter G. Norton, Allan Garland, Natalia Dik, Shauna Zinnick, Lisa M. Lix

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of North Carolina free clinics on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions among the uninsured

Jenny Hutchison, Michael E. Thompson, Jennifer Troyer, Christine Elnitsky, Maren J. Coffman, M. Lori Thomas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying bottlenecks in the iron and folic acid supply chain in Bihar, India: a mixed-methods study

Amanda S. Wendt, Rob Stephenson, Melissa F. Young, Pankaj Verma, Sridhar Srikantiah, Amy Webb-Girard, Carol J. Hogue, Usha Ramakrishnan, Reynaldo Martorell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The financial transaction between counseling and nursing care service centers (CNCSCs) and their clients: a qualitative study

Sefollah Alaei, Fatemeh Alhani, Hassan Navipour

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing GPs’ risk attitudes for their own health and for their patients’ : a troubling discrepancy?

Antoine Nebout, Marie Cavillon, Bruno Ventelou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of physicians’ stress related to information systems: a nine-year follow-up survey study

Tarja Heponiemi, Hannele Hyppönen, Sari Kujala, Anna-Mari Aalto, Tuulikki Vehko, Jukka Vänskä, Marko Elovainio

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Achieving successful community engagement: a rapid realist review

E. De Weger, N. Van Vooren, K. G. Luijkx, C. A. Baan, H. W. Drewes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing private and public transport access to diabetic health services across inner, middle, and outer suburbs of Melbourne, Australia

Rebecca Madill, Hannah Badland, Suzanne Mavoa, Billie Giles-Corti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Informing implementation of quality improvement in Australian primary care

Charlotte Hespe, Lucie Rychetnik, David Peiris, Mark Harris

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relevance and acceptability of using the Quantiferon gold test (QGIT) to screen CD4 blood draws for latent TB infection among PLHIV in South Africa: formative qualitative research findings from the TEKO trial

Deanna Kerrigan, Carrie Tudor, Katlego Motlhaoleng, Limakatso Lebina, Cokiswa Qomfu, Ebrahim Variava, Sandy Chon, Neil Martinson, Jonathan E. Golub

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dutch citizens of Turkish origin who utilize healthcare services in Turkey: a qualitative study on motives and contextual factors

Aydın Şekercan, Anke J. Woudstra, Ron J. G. Peters, Majda Lamkaddem, Seval Akgün, Marie-Louise Essink-Bot

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Responsibilities with conflicting priorities: a qualitative study of ACT providers’ experiences with community treatment orders

Hanne Kilen Stuen, Anne Landheim, Jorun Rugkåsa, Rolf Wynn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying barriers for out of hospital emergency care in low and low-middle income countries: a systematic review

Antony Gatebe Kironji, Peter Hodkinson, Sarah Stewart de Ramirez, Trisha Anest, Lee Wallis, Junaid Razzak, Alexander Jenson, Bhakti Hansoti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validity of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding for dengue infections in hospital discharge records in Malaysia

Yuan-Liang Woon, Keng-Yee Lee, Siti Fatimah Zahra Mohd Anuar, Pik-Pin Goh, Teck-Onn Lim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Accepting telemedicine in a circulatory medicine ward in major hospitals in South Korea: patients’ and health professionals’ perception of real-time electrocardiogram monitoring

Seo-Joon Lee, Tae-Young Jung, Tae-Ro Lee, Jae-Hoon Han

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare resource use and economic burden attributable to respiratory syncytial virus in the United States: a claims database analysis

Caroline Amand, Sabine Tong, Alexia Kieffer, Moe H. Kyaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The spillover effect of midwife attrition from the Nigerian midwives service scheme

Daniel O. Erim, Harrison E. Offiong, Christine Kim, Folasade A. Bello, Jeremy Moulton, Stephanie B. Wheeler, Harsha Thirumurthy

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A study of leading indicators for occupational health and safety management systems in healthcare

Joan M Almost, Elizabeth G VanDenKerkhof, Peter Strahlendorf, Louise Caicco Tett, Joanna Noonan, Thomas Hayes, Henrietta Van hulle, Ryan Adam, Jeremy Holden, Tracy Kent-Hillis, Mike McDonald, Geneviève C. Paré, Karanjit Lachhar, Vanessa Silva e Silva

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘Physical activity, that’s a tricky subject.’ Experiences of health care professionals with physical activity in type 2 diabetes care

Mirjam Stuij

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integration of maternal postpartum services in maternal and child health services in Kaya health district (Burkina Faso): an intervention time trend analysis

Danielle Yugbaré Belemsaga, Anne Goujon, Halima Tougri, Abou Coulibaly, Olivier Degomme, Els Duysburgh, Marleen Temmerman, Seni Kouanda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physician’s sociodemographic profile and distribution across public and private health care: an insight into physicians’ dual practice in Brazil

Bruno Alonso Miotto, Aline Gil Alves Guilloux, Alex Jones Flores Cassenote, Giulia Marcelino Mainardi, Giuliano Russo, Mário César Scheffer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between insurance coverage for insulin pen needles and healthcare resource utilization among insulin-dependent patients with diabetes in China

Linong Ji, Arthi Chandran, Timothy J. Inocencio, Zilin Sun, Qifu Li, Guijun Qin, Zheng Wei, Stefan DiMario, Richard H. Chapman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Managers’ experience of success criteria and barriers to implementing mobile radiography services in nursing homes in Norway: a qualitative study

Elin Kjelle, Kristin Bakke Lysdahl, Hilde Merete Olerud, Aud Mette Myklebust

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The struggle against perceived negligence. A qualitative study of patients’ experiences of adverse events in Norwegian hospitals

Gunn Hågensen, Gudrun Nilsen, Grete Mehus, Nils Henriksen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unfolding the values of work – therapists´ experience of addressing the return to work process in occupational rehabilitation based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Nina E. Klevanger, Marius S. Fimland, Roar Johnsen, Marit B. Rise

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient house calls in Attica and Thessaloniki, Greece (2005-2015): a model for out-of-hospital multispecialty emergency medicine

George Theocharis, Spyridon G. Barbas, Theodore Spiropoulos, Petroula E. Stamouli, Dimitrios N. Perdikis, Matthew E. Falagas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measurement of patient reported disability using WHODAS 2.0 before and after surgical intervention in Madagascar

Michelle C. White, Kirsten Randall, Dennis Alcorn, Rachel Greenland, Christine Glasgo, Mark G. Shrime

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to mental health care utilization among internally displaced persons in the republic of Georgia: a rapid appraisal study

Adrianna Murphy, Ivdity Chikovani, Maia Uchaneishvili, Nino Makhashvili, Bayard Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Service provision in the wake of a new funding model for community pharmacy

Alesha J. Smith, Shane L. Scahill, Jeff Harrison, Tilley Carroll, Natalie J. Medlicott

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Can task-shifting work at scale?: Comparing clinical knowledge of non-physician clinicians to physicians in Nigeria

Manuela Villar Uribe, Olakunle O. Alonge, David M. Bishai, Sara Bennett

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validating an algorithm to identify metastatic gastric cancer in the absence of routinely collected TNM staging data

Alyson L. Mahar, Yunni Jeong, Brandon Zagorski, Natalie Coburn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Access to health care for uninsured Latina immigrants in South Carolina

John S. Luque, Grace Soulen, Caroline B. Davila, Kathleen Cartmell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinicians’ attitude towards a placebo-controlled randomised clinical trial investigating the effect of neuraminidase inhibitors in adults hospitalised with influenza

Naomi Bradbury, Jonathan Nguyen-Van-Tam, Wei Shen Lim

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integration of the work-related online aftercare intervention ‘GSA-online plus’ (healthy and without stress at the workplace) into clinical practice: study protocol for an implementation study

Rüdiger Zwerenz, Katja Böhme, Astrid Wirth, Nicole Labitzke, Sergei Pachtchenko, Manfred E. Beutel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The influence of environmental conditions on safety management in hospitals: a qualitative study

Carien W. Alingh, Jeroen D. H. van Wijngaarden, Robbert Huijsman, Jaap Paauwe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges for health care providers, parents and patients who face a child hood cancer diagnosis in Zambia

Mulima Walubita, Bornwell Sikateyo, Joseph M. Zulu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Availability of healthcare providers for rural veterans eligible for purchased care under the veterans choice act”

Michael E. Ohl, Margaret Carrell, Andrew Thurman, Mark Vander Weg, Teresa Hudson Pharm, Michelle Mengeling, Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying diabetes cases from administrative data: a population-based validation study

Lorraine L. Lipscombe, Jeremiah Hwee, Lauren Webster, Baiju R. Shah, Gillian L. Booth, Karen Tu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Caregivers’ compliance with referral advice: evidence from two studies introducing mRDTs into community case management of malaria in Uganda

Sham Lal, Richard Ndyomugenyi, Lucy Paintain, Neal D. Alexander, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen, Daniel Chandramohan, Siân E. Clarke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trends in healthcare utilization and costs associated with acute otitis media in the United States during 2008–2014

Sabine Tong, Caroline Amand, Alexia Kieffer, Moe H. Kyaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of HCV co-infection status on healthcare-related utilization among people living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada: a retrospective cohort study

Huiting Ma, Conrado Franco Villalobos, Martin St-Jean, Oghenowede Eyawo, Miriam Ruth Lavergne, Lianping Ti, Mark W. Hull, Benita Yip, Lang Wu, Robert S. Hogg, Rolando Barrios, Jean A. Shoveller, Julio S. G. Montaner, Viviane D. Lima

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of a training program of hypertension for accredited social health activists (ASHA) in rural India

Marwa Abdel-All, Amanda Gay Thrift, Michaela Riddell, Kavumpurathu Raman Thankappan Thankappan, Gomathyamma Krishnakurup Mini, Clara K. Chow, Pallab Kumar Maulik, Ajay Mahal, Rama Guggilla, Kartik Kalyanram, Kamakshi Kartik, Oduru Suresh, Roger George Evans, Brian Oldenburg, Nihal Thomas, Rohina Joshi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perspectives of nursing professionals and older adults differ on aspects of care for older people after a nationwide improvement program

Lisanne Marlieke Verweij, Rik Wehrens, Lieke Oldenhof, Roland Bal, Anneke L. Francke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is there an association between spatial accessibility of outpatient care and utilization? Analysis of gynecological and general care

Ulrike Stentzel, Jeanette Bahr, Daniel Fredrich, Jens Piegsa, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Neeltje van den Berg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unraveling the drivers of regional variation in healthcare spending by analyzing prevalent chronic diseases

Eline F. de Vries, Richard Heijink, Jeroen N. Struijs, Caroline A. Baan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Next-of-kin involvement in improving hospital cancer care quality and safety – a qualitative cross-case study as basis for theory development

Inger Johanne Bergerød, Bjørnar Gilje, Geir S. Braut, Siri Wiig

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of a direct-to-consumer information campaign on prescription patterns for overactive bladder

Masayoshi Zaitsu, Byung-Kwang Yoo, Jun Tomio, Fumiaki Nakamura, Satoshi Toyokawa, Yasuki Kobayashi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multiple challenges of antibiotic use in a large hospital in Ethiopia – a ward-specific study showing high rates of hospital-acquired infections and ineffective prophylaxis

Girma Gutema, Helle Håkonsen, Ephrem Engidawork, Else-Lydia Toverud

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Projection of future pharmacy service fees using the dispensing claims in hospital and clinic outpatient pharmacies: national health insurance database between 2006 and 2012

Dongmun Ha, Inmyung Song, Eui-Kyung Lee, Ju-Young Shin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Transition to international classification of disease version 10, clinical modification: the impact on internal medicine and internal medicine subspecialties

Rachel N. Caskey, Angelos Abutahoun, Anne Polick, Michelle Barnes, Pavan Srivastava, Andrew D. Boyd

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

RECAPDOC - a questionnaire for the documentation of rehabilitation care utilization in individuals with disorders of consciousness in long-term care in Germany: development and pretesting

Hanna Klingshirn, Rene Mittrach, Kathrin Braitmayer, Ralf Strobl, Andreas Bender, Eva Grill, Martin Müller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mundane? Demographic characteristics as predictors of enrolment onto the National Health Insurance Scheme in two districts of Ghana

Anthony Seddoh, Fuseini Sataru

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions for improving management of chronic non-communicable diseases in Dikgale, a rural area in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Eric Maimela, Marianne Alberts, Hilde Bastiaens, Jesicca Fraeyman, Herman Meulemans, Johan Wens, Jeane Pierre Van Geertruyden

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An evidence-based co-occurring disorder intervention in VA homeless programs: outcomes from a hybrid III trial

David A. Smelson, Matthew Chinman, Gordon Hannah, Thomas Byrne, Sharon McCarthy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Locum physicians’ professional ethos: a qualitative interview study from Germany

Sabine Salloch, Birgit Apitzsch, Maximiliane Wilkesmann, Caroline Ruiner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the networking behaviors of hospital organizations

Fausto Di Vincenzo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The Staff Observation Aggression Scale – Revised (SOAS-R) – adjustment and validation for emergency primary health care

Tone Morken, Valborg Baste, Grethe E. Johnsen, Knut Rypdal, Tom Palmstierna, Ingrid Hjulstad Johansen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychiatric consultation requests by inpatient medical teams: an observational study

Carla Pezzia, Jacqueline A. Pugh, Holly J. Lanham, Luci K. Leykum

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How well do services for young people with long term conditions deliver features proposed to improve transition?

A. Colver, R. Pearse, R. M. Watson, M. Fay, T. Rapley, K. D. Mann, A. Le Couteur, J. R. Parr, H. McConachie, on behalf of the Transition Collaborative Group

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How health system factors affect primary care practitioners’ decisions to refer patients for further investigation: protocol for a pan-European ecological study

Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, The Örenäs Research Group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Trade-offs, fairness, and funding for cancer drugs: key findings from a deliberative public engagement event in British Columbia, Canada

Colene Bentley, Sarah Costa, Michael M. Burgess, Dean Regier, Helen McTaggart-Cowan, Stuart J. Peacock

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measuring productivity and its relationship to community health worker performance in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Naoko Kozuki, Tana Wuliji

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physician emigration from Germany: insights from a survey in Saxony, Germany

Birte Pantenburg, Katharina Kitze, Melanie Luppa, Hans-Helmut König, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rationing cancer treatment: a qualitative study of perceptions of legitimate limit-setting

Eli Feiring, Hege Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unearthing how, why, for whom and under what health system conditions the antiretroviral treatment adherence club intervention in South Africa works: A realist theory refining approach

Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Bruno Marchal, Sara Van Belle, Brian van Wyk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Policy environment for prevention, control and management of cardiovascular diseases in primary health care in Kenya

Gershim Asiki, Shuai Shao, Carol Wainana, Christopher Khayeka–Wandabwa, Tilahun N. Haregu, Pamela A. Juma, Shukri Mohammed, David Wambui, Enying Gong, Lijing L. Yan, Catherine Kyobutungi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Spatial accessibility to healthcare services in Shenzhen, China: improving the multi-modal two-step floating catchment area method by estimating travel time via online map APIs

Zhuolin Tao, Zaoxing Yao, Hui Kong, Fei Duan, Guicai Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient-directed self-management of pain (PaDSMaP) compared to treatment as usual following total knee replacement; a randomised controlled trial

Katherine H. O. Deane, Richard Gray, Paula Balls, Clare Darrah, Louise Swift, Alan B. Clark, Garry R. Barton, Sophie Morris, Sue Butters, Angela Bullough, Helen Flaherty, Barbara Talbot, Mark Sanders, Simon T. Donell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Facilitating the implementation of clinical technology in healthcare: what role does a national agency play?

Gill Harvey, Sue Llewellyn, Gregory Maniatopoulos, Alan Boyd, Rob Procter

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare interpreter utilisation: analysis of health administrative data

Nicole Blay, Sharelle Ioannou, Marika Seremetkoska, Jenny Morris, Gael Holters, Verily Thomas, Everett Bronwyn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Policies and clinical practices relating to the management of gestational diabetes mellitus in the public health sector, South Africa – a qualitative study

Lorrein Shamiso Muhwava, Katherine Murphy, Christina Zarowsky, Naomi Levitt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of integrated care: a systematic review of UK and international evidence

Susan Baxter, Maxine Johnson, Duncan Chambers, Anthea Sutton, Elizabeth Goyder, Andrew Booth

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What can organisational theory offer knowledge translation in healthcare? A thematic and lexical analysis

Ann Dadich, Navin Doloswala

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing safety climate in acute hospital settings: a systematic review of the adequacy of the psychometric properties of survey measurement tools

Gheed Alsalem, Paul Bowie, Jillian Morrison

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Electronic health record tools to assist with children’s insurance coverage: a mixed methods study

Jennifer E. DeVoe, Megan Hoopes, Christine A. Nelson, Deborah J. Cohen, Aleksandra Sumic, Jennifer Hall, Heather Angier, Miguel Marino, Jean P. O’Malley, Rachel Gold

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A workforce survey of Australian osteopathy: analysis of a nationally-representative sample of osteopaths from the Osteopathy Research and Innovation Network (ORION) project

Jon Adams, David Sibbritt, Amie Steel, Wenbo Peng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A critique of the Uganda district league table using a normative health system performance assessment framework

Christine KirungaTashobya, Freddie Ssengooba, Juliet Nabyonga-Orem, Juliet Bataringaya, Jean Macq, Bruno Marchal, Timothy Musila, Bart Criel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hospital financing of ischaemic stroke: determinants of funding and usefulness of DRG subcategories based on severity of illness

Sarah Dewilde, Lieven Annemans, Hilde Pincé, Vincent Thijs

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of the evidence for the improvement of nursing care to the critical patient’s family: a Participatory Action Research

Laura de-la-Cueva-Ariza, Pilar Delgado-Hito, Gemma Martínez-Estalella, Gemma Via-Clavero, Teresa Lluch-Canut, Marta Romero-García

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of a multifaceted implementation strategy compared to usual care on low back pain guideline adherence among general practitioners

Arnela Suman, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Peter M. van de Ven, Pauline Slottje, Rachelle Buchbinder, Maurits W. van Tulder, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessment of modern contraceptives continuation, switching and discontinuation among clients in Pakistan: study protocol of 24-months post family planning voucher intervention follow up

Moazzam Ali, Syed Khurram Azmat, Hasan Bin Hamza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of person-centered maternity care: the role of socioeconomic status, empowerment, and facility type

Patience A. Afulani, Takudzwa S. Sayi, Dominic Montagu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

NEGOTIATING HEALTH: patients’ and guardians’ perspective on “failed” patient-professional interactions in the context of the Swedish health care system

Roland Koch, Stefanie Joos, Elsa-Lena Ryding

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical violence against health staff by mentally ill patients at a psychiatric hospital in Botswana

Anthony A. Olashore, Oluyemi O. Akanni, Radiance M. Ogundipe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinic flow for STI, HIV, and TB patients in an urban infectious disease clinic offering point-of-care testing services in Durban, South Africa

Katrina J. Stime, Nigel Garrett, Yukteshwar Sookrajh, Jienchi Dorward, Ntuthu Dlamini, Ayo Olowolagba, Monisha Sharma, Ruanne V. Barnabas, Paul K. Drain

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Responding to excessive alcohol consumption in third-level (REACT): a study protocol

Martin P. Davoren, Susan Calnan, Judith Mulcahy, Emily Lynch, Ivan J. Perry, Michael Byrne

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does multidisciplinary rehabilitation of tortured refugees represent ‘value-for-money’? A follow-up of a Danish case-study

Line Bager, Kristian Schultz Hansen, Carit Jacques Andersen, Shr-Jie Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resilience, trust, and civic engagement in the post-CCSVI era

Shelly Benjaminy, Andrew Schepmyer, Judy Illes, Anthony Traboulsee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of diabetes self-management education on HbA1c and quality of life in African-Americans: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Amy T. Cunningham, Denine R. Crittendon, Neva White, Geoffrey D. Mills, Victor Diaz, Marianna D. LaNoue

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A complex culturally targeted intervention to reduce Hispanic disparities in living kidney donor transplantation: an effectiveness-implementation hybrid study protocol

Elisa J. Gordon, Jungwha Lee, Raymond H. Kang, Juan Carlos Caicedo, Jane L. Holl, Daniela P. Ladner, Michelle D. Shumate

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delay in reviewing test results prolongs hospital length of stay: a retrospective cohort study

Mei-Sing Ong, Farah Magrabi, Enrico Coiera

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Racial/ethnic disparities among Asian Americans in inpatient acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States

Eun Ji Kim, Nancy R. Kressin, Michael K. Paasche-Orlow, Lenny Lopez, Jennifer E. Rosen, Mengyun Lin, Amresh D. Hanchate

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Revisiting out-of-pocket requirements: trends in spending, financial access barriers, and policy in ten high-income countries

Thomas Rice, Wilm Quentin, Anders Anell, Andrew J. Barnes, Pauline Rosenau, Lynn Y. Unruh, Ewout van Ginneken

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing integrated services for people with epilepsy in primary care in Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Raquel Catalao, Tigist Eshetu, Ruth Tsigebrhan, Girmay Medhin, Abebaw Fekadu, Charlotte Hanlon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Providing Japanese health care information for international visitors: digital animation intervention

Mariko Nishikawa, Masaaki Yamanaka, Junko Kiriya, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

He Tamariki Kokoti Tau-Tackling Preterm: a data-linkage methodology to explore the clinical care pathway in preterm deliveries

Sara Filoche, Fiona Cram, Angela Beard, Dalice Sim, Stacie Geller, Liza Edmonds, Bridget Robson, Beverley Lawton

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Internal contracting of health services in Cambodia: drivers for change and lessons learned after a decade of external contracting

Sreytouch Vong, Joanna Raven, David Newlands

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the potential of a multi-level approach to improve capability for continuous organizational improvement and learning in a Swedish healthcare region

M. E. Nyström, E. Höög, R. Garvare, M. Andersson Bäck, D. D. Terris, J. Hansson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of the introduction of a chronic care model-based program on utilization of healthcare resources: the results of the Puglia care program

Fabio Robusto, Lucia Bisceglia, Vito Petrarolo, Francesca Avolio, Elisabetta Graps, Ettore Attolini, Eleonora Nacchiero, Vito Lepore

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost of HPV screening at community health campaigns (CHCs) and health clinics in rural Kenya

Jennifer Shen, Easter Olwanda, James G. Kahn, Megan J. Huchko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reported use of evidence in clinical practice: a survey of rehabilitation practices in Norway

Jennifer L. Moore, Svein Friis, Ian D. Graham, Elisabeth Troøyen Gundersen, Jan E. Nordvik

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Operational assessment of point-of-care diagnostics in rural primary healthcare clinics of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey

T. P. Mashamba-Thompson, B. Sartorius, P. K. Drain

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measuring the efficiency of Palestinian public hospitals during 2010–2015: an application of a two-stage DEA method

Wasim I. M. Sultan, José Crispim

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impacts of online and group perinatal education: a mixed methods study protocol for the optimization of perinatal health services

Geneviève Roch, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Francine de Montigny, Holly O. Witteman, Tamarha Pierce, Sonia Semenic, Julie Poissant, André-Anne Parent, Deena White, Nils Chaillet, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Mathieu Ouimet, Geneviève Lapointe, Stéphane Turcotte, Alexandre Prud’homme, Geneviève Painchaud Guérard, Marie-Pierre Gagnon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Collecting sexual assault history and forensic evidence from adult women in the emergency department: a retrospective study

Pamela Tozzo, Elena Ponzano, Gloria Spigarolo, Patrizia Nespeca, Luciana Caenazzo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Differences in the determinants of health insurance enrolment among working-age adults in two regions in Ghana

Stephen Kwasi Opoku Duku

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Application of a sub-specialties management model improves quality control in a central sterile supply department

Li Wang, Xuejiao Cai, Ping Cheng

01.12.2018 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sustainability in Health care by Allocating Resources Effectively (SHARE) 11: reporting outcomes of an evidence-driven approach to disinvestment in a local healthcare setting

Claire Harris, Kelly Allen, Wayne Ramsey, Richard King, Sally Green

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Building a patient-centered and interprofessional training program with patients, students and care professionals: study protocol of a participatory design and evaluation study

Thomas W. Vijn, Hub Wollersheim, Marjan J. Faber, Cornelia R. M. G. Fluit, Jan A. M. Kremer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Opposite trends in hospitalization and mortality after implementation of a chronic care model-based regional program for the management of patients with heart failure in primary care

Piercarlo Ballo, Francesco Profili, Laura Policardo, Lorenzo Roti, Paolo Francesconi, Alfredo Zuppiroli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of experienced coercion in adolescent mental health inpatients

Olav Nyttingnes, Torleif Ruud, Reidun Norvoll, Jorun Rugkåsa, Ketil Hanssen-Bauer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community and health systems barriers and enablers to family planning and contraceptive services provision and use in Kabwe District, Zambia

Adam Silumbwe, Theresa Nkole, Margarate Nzala Munakampe, Cecilia Milford, Joanna Paula Cordero, Yolandie Kriel, Joseph Mumba Zulu, Petrus S. Steyn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Medical oncologists’ willingness to participate in bundled payment programs

Yonina R. Murciano-Goroff, Anne Marie McCarthy, Mirar N. Bristol, Susan M. Domchek, Peter W. Groeneveld, U. Nkiru Motanya, Katrina Armstrong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Views by health professionals on the responsiveness of commune health stations regarding non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam: a qualitative study

Vu Duy Kien, Hoang Van Minh, Kim Bao Giang, Nawi Ng, Viet Nguyen, Le Thanh Tuan, Malin Eriksson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Will the reformed Cancer Drugs Fund address the most common types of uncertainty? An analysis of NICE cancer drug appraisals

Liz Morrell, Sarah Wordsworth, Anna Schuh, Mark R. Middleton, Sian Rees, Richard W. Barker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of health literacy in explaining the association between educational attainment and the use of out-of-hours primary care services in chronically ill people: a survey study

Tessa Jansen, Jany Rademakers, Geeke Waverijn, Robert Verheij, Richard Osborne, Monique Heijmans

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Applying the consolidated framework for implementation research to identify barriers affecting implementation of an online frailty tool into primary health care: a qualitative study

Grace Warner, Beverley Lawson, Tara Sampalli, Fred Burge, Rick Gibson, Stephanie Wood

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A tailored intervention to promote uptake of retinal screening among young adults with type 2 diabetes - an intervention mapping approach

Amelia J. Lake, Jessica L. Browne, Charles Abraham, Dee Tumino, Carolyn Hines, Gwyneth Rees, Jane Speight

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Why not? Understanding the spatial clustering of private facility-based delivery and financial reasons for homebirths in Nigeria

Kerry L. M. Wong, Emma Radovich, Onikepe O. Owolabi, Oona M. R. Campbell, Oliver J. Brady, Caroline A. Lynch, Lenka Benova

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Population characteristics and geographic coverage of primary care facilities

Byron Graham

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of organizational climate on organizational commitment and perceived organizational performance: empirical evidence from public hospitals

Aysen Berberoglu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding the dynamics of sustainable change: A 20-year case study of integrated health and social care

Charlotte Klinga, Henna Hasson, Magna Andreen Sachs, Johan Hansson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Estimating technical efficiency of Turkish hospitals: implications for hospital reform initiatives

Mustafa S. Yildiz, Vahé Heboyan, M. Mahmud Khan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparing the application of two theoretical frameworks to describe determinants of adverse medical device event reporting: secondary analysis of qualitative interview data

Laura Desveaux, Anna R. Gagliardi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Regional variation in health care utilization in Sweden – the importance of demand-side factors

Naimi Johansson, Niklas Jakobsson, Mikael Svensson

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disseminating, implementing, and evaluating patient-centered outcomes to improve cardiovascular care using a stepped-wedge design: healthy hearts for Oklahoma

Ann F. Chou, Juell B. Homco, Zsolt Nagykaldi, James W. Mold, F. Daniel Duffy, Steven Crawford, Julie A. Stoner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Vendor of choice and the effectiveness of policies to promote health information exchange

Anabel F. Castillo, Marvin Sirbu, Alexander L. Davis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of the ARC program on national nursing and midwifery regulations, leadership, and organizational capacity in East, Central, and Southern Africa

Jessica M. Gross, Carey F. McCarthy, Andre R. Verani, Jill Iliffe, Maureen A. Kelley, Kenneth W. Hepburn, Melinda K. Higgins, Alphonce T. Kalula, Agnes N. Waudo, Patricia L. Riley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A study of unreasonable illegitimate tasks, administrative tasks, and sickness presenteeism amongst Norwegian physicians: an everyday struggle?

Sylvi Thun, Vidar Halsteinli, Lise Løvseth

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of the performance of mental health, drug and alcohol comorbidities based on ICD-10-AM and medical records for predicting 12-month outcomes in trauma patients

Tu Q. Nguyen, Pamela M. Simpson, Sandra C. Braaf, Peter A. Cameron, Rodney Judson, Belinda J. Gabbe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Why do rural women in the most remote and poorest areas of Zambia predominantly attend only one antenatal care visit with a skilled provider? A qualitative inquiry

Choolwe Jacobs, Charles Michelo, Mosa Moshabela

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Qualitative analysis of national documents on health care services and pharmaceuticals` purchasing challenges: evidence from Iran

Peivand Bastani, Mahnaz Samadbeik, Rassoul Dinarvand, Sara Kashefian-Naeeini, Soudabeh Vatankhah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Changes in healthcare use among individuals who move into public housing: a population-based investigation

Aynslie M. Hinds, Brian Bechtel, Jino Distasio, Leslie L. Roos, Lisa M. Lix

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patients’ assessment of chronic illness care: a validation study among patients with type 2 diabetes in Finland

Nina Simonsen, Anne M. Koponen, Sakari Suominen

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of a cancer patient navigation program (“Onkolotse”) in terms of hospitalization rates, resource use and healthcare costs: rationale and design of a randomized, controlled study

Ralf Porzig, Sina Neugebauer, Thomas Heckmann, Daniela Adolf, Peter Kaskel, Ursula G. Froster

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Social media for health promotion in diabetes: study protocol for a participatory public health intervention design

E. Gabarron, M. Bradway, L. Fernandez-Luque, T. Chomutare, A. H. Hansen, R. Wynn, E. Årsand

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Enhancing system-wide implementation of opioid prescribing guidelines in primary care: protocol for a stepped-wedge quality improvement project

Aleksandra E. Zgierska, Regina M. Vidaver, Paul Smith, Mary W. Ales, Kate Nisbet, Deanne Boss, Wen-Jan Tuan, David L. Hahn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A 5-year audit of major maxillofacial surgeries at Usmanu Danfodiyo university teaching hospital, Nigeria

Adebayo Aremu Ibikunle, Abdurrazaq Olanrewaju Taiwo, Ramat Oyebunmi Braimah

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The acceptability, effectiveness, and impact of different models of care for pediatric weight management services: protocol for a concurrent mixed-methods study

Jennifer Cohen, Shirley Alexander, Michelle Critekos, Sarah P. Garnett, Alison J. Hayes, Tim Shaw, Kyra A. Sim, Louise A. Baur

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Foreign-born physicians’ perceptions of discrimination and stress in Finland: a cross-sectional questionnaire study

Tarja Heponiemi, Laura Hietapakka, Salla Lehtoaro, Anna-Mari Aalto

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative study examining the benefits and challenges of incorporating patient-reported outcome substance use and mental health questionnaires into clinical practice to improve outcomes on the HIV care continuum

Anne K. Monroe, Sarah M. Jabour, Sebastian Peña, Jeanne C. Keruly, Richard D. Moore, Geetanjali Chander, Kristin A. Riekert

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Organizational factors influencing successful primary care and public health collaboration

Ruta Valaitis, Donna Meagher-Stewart, Ruth Martin-Misener, Sabrina T. Wong, Marjorie MacDonald, Linda O’Mara, The Strengthening Primary Health Care through Primary Care and Public Health Collaboration Team

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of guideline-based optimal care for venous leg ulcers in Australia

Qinglu Cheng, Michelle Gibb, Nicholas Graves, Kathleen Finlayson, Rosana E. Pacella

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Job satisfaction among physiotherapists in Saudi Arabia: does the leadership style matter?

Othman Y. Alkassabi, Hana Al-Sobayel, Einas S. Al-Eisa, Syamala Buragadda, Ahmad H. Alghadir, Amir Iqbal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the characteristics and potential disparities of non-migrant and migrant colorectal cancer patients regarding their satisfaction and subjective perception of care – a cross-sectional study

Marja Leonhardt, Katja Aschenbrenner, Martin E. Kreis, Johannes C. Lauscher

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Refer-to-pharmacy: a qualitative study exploring the implementation of an electronic transfer of care initiative to improve medicines optimisation following hospital discharge

Jane Ferguson, Liz Seston, Darren M. Ashcroft

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patients’ ability to read and understand dosing instructions of their own medicines – a cross sectional study in a hospital and community pharmacy setting

M. G. C. A. Manchanayake, G. R. W. S. K. Bandara, N. R. Samaranayake

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the impact of the national health insurance scheme of Ghana on out of pocket expenditures: a systematic review

Juliet Okoroh, Samuel Essoun, Anthony Seddoh, Hobart Harris, Joel S. Weissman, Lydia Dsane-Selby, Robert Riviello

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Do project management and network governance contribute to inter-organisational collaboration in primary care? A mixed methods study

Sanneke Schepman, Pim Valentijn, Marc Bruijnzeels, Marlies Maaijen, Dinny de Bakker, Ronald Batenburg, Antoinette de Bont

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A clustered controlled trial of the implementation and effectiveness of a medical home to improve health care of people with serious mental illness: study protocol

Alexander S. Young, Amy N. Cohen, Evelyn T. Chang, Anthony W. P. Flynn, Alison B. Hamilton, Rebecca Oberman, Merlyn Vinzon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a price cut reform on the cost and utilization of antidiabetic drugs in Korea: a national health insurance database study

Hae Sun Suh, Jee-Ae Kim, Iyn-Hyang Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Describing perspectives of health care professionals on active surveillance for the management of prostate cancer

Kittie Pang, Margaret Fitch, Veronique Ouellet, Simone Chevalier, Darrel E. Drachenberg, Antonio Finelli, Jean-Baptiste Lattouf, Alan So, Simon Sutcliffe, Simon Tanguay, Fred Saad, Anne-Marie Mes-Masson

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using NIATx strategies to implement integrated services in routine care: a study protocol

James H. Ford II, Eric L Osborne, Mehret T. Assefa, Amy M McIlvaine, Ahney M King, Kevin Campbell, Mark P McGovern

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Postnatal screening and care for non-medical risk factors by preventive child healthcare in deprived and non-deprived neighbourhoods

M. R. C. van Minde, S. M. Hulst, H. Raat, E. A. P. Steegers, M. L. A. de Kroon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare middle managers` experiences developing leadership capacity and capability in a public funded learning network

Trude Anita Hartviksen, Berit Mosseng Sjolie, Jessica Aspfors, Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pregnant women’s views on how to promote the use of a decision aid for Down syndrome prenatal screening: a theory-informed qualitative study

Titilayo Tatiana Agbadjé, Matthew Menear, Michèle Dugas, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi, Hubert Robitaille, Anik M. C. Giguère, François Rousseau, Brenda J. Wilson, France Légaré

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of interventions designed to increase the uptake of clinical practice guidelines and best practices among musculoskeletal professionals: a systematic review

Fadi M. AL Zoubi, Anita Menon, Nancy E. Mayo, André E. Bussières

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Relational continuity with primary and secondary care doctors: a qualitative study of perceptions of users of the Catalan national health system

Sina Waibel, Ingrid Vargas, Jordi Coderch, María-Luisa Vázquez

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: The impact of patient advisors on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review

Anjana E. Sharma, Margae Knox, Victor L. Mleczko, J. Nwando Olayiwola

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Facilitating the implementation of clinical technology in healthcare: what role does a national agency play?

Gill Harvey, Sue Llewellyn, Gregory Maniatopoulos, Alan Boyd, Rob Procter

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of a package of postpartum family planning interventions on the uptake of contraceptive methods until twelve months postpartum in Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of Congo: the YAM DAABO study protocol

Nguyen Toan Tran, Mary Eluned Gaffield, Armando Seuc, Sihem Landoulsi, Wambi Maurice E. Yamaego, Asa Cuzin-Kihl, Seni Kouanda, Blandine Thieba, Désiré Mashinda, Rachel Yodi, James Kiarie, Suzanne Reier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Validity of parental recalls to estimate vaccination coverage: evidence from Tanzania

Peter Binyaruka, Josephine Borghi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploration of dynamics in a complex person-centred intervention process based on health professionals’ perspectives

Febe Friberg, Catarina Wallengren, Cecilia Håkanson, Eva Carlsson, Frida Smith, Monica Pettersson, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm, Richard Sawatzky, Joakim Öhlén

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Developing a realist theory of psychosocial rehabilitation: the Clubhouse model

Christina Mutschler, Jen Rouse, Kelly McShane, Criss Habal-Brosek

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: does multidisciplinary rehabilitation of tortured refugees represent ‘value-for-money’? A follow-up of a Danish case-study

Line Bager, Kristian Schultz Hansen, Carit Jacques Andersen, Shr-Jie Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multidisciplinary teams and ICT: a qualitative study exploring the use of technology and its impact on multidisciplinary team meetings

Anna Janssen, Tracy Robinson, Melissa Brunner, Paul Harnett, Kylie E. Museth, Tim Shaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Making it work for me: beliefs about making a personal health record relevant and useable

Fiona Fylan, Lauren Caveney, Alastair Cartwright, Beth Fylan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What are the effective elements in patient-centered and multimorbidity care? A scoping review

Marie-Eve Poitras, Marie-Eve Maltais, Louisa Bestard-Denommé, Moira Stewart, Martin Fortin

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘MATRI-SUMAN’ a capacity building and text messaging intervention to enhance maternal and child health service utilization among pregnant women from rural Nepal: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Jitendra Kumar Singh, Rajendra Kadel, Dilaram Acharya, Daniel Lombard, Saval Khanal, Shri Prakash Singh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors that impact access to ongoing health care for First Nation children with a chronic condition

Julieann Coombes, Kate Hunter, Tamara Mackean, Andrew J. A. Holland, Elizabeth Sullivan, Rebecca Ivers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Multiple policy approaches in improving community pharmacy practice: the case in Indonesia

Andi Hermansyah, Erica Sainsbury, Ines Krass

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Three years in – changing plan features in the U.S. health insurance marketplace

Caitlin N. McKillop, Teresa M. Waters, Cameron M. Kaplan, Erin K. Kaplan, Michael P. Thompson, Ilana Graetz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care: how responsive is the Democratic Republic of Congo health system to providing financial risk protection?

Samia Laokri, Rieza Soelaeman, David R. Hotchkiss

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A discrete event simulation approach for reserving capacity for emergency patients in the radiology department

Li Luo, Yumeng Zhang, Fang Qing, Hongwei Ding, Yingkang Shi, Huili Guo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV-related stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Central China

Zhen Li, Jamie P. Morano, Kaveh Khoshnood, Evelyn Hsieh, Yu Sheng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do patient demographics, time-related variables, reasons for cancellation, and clinical procedures affect frequency of same-day operating room surgery cancelation? A maximum likelihood method

Omar B. Da’ar, Talal Al-Mutairi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of the Kisiizi hospital health insurance scheme: lessons learned and implications for universal health coverage

Sebastian Olikira Baine, Alex Kakama, Moses Mugume

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Differences in triage category, priority level and hospitalization rate between young-old and old-old patients visiting the emergency department

Sarah Vilpert, Stéfanie Monod, Hélène Jaccard Ruedin, Jürgen Maurer, Lionel Trueb, Bertrand Yersin, Christophe Büla

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Loss of job-related right to healthcare associated with employment turnover: challenges for the Mexican health system

Germán Guerra, Emilio Gutiérrez-Calderón, Nelly Salgado de Snyder, Víctor Hugo Borja-Aburto, Adolfo Martínez-Valle, Miguel Ángel González-Block

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementing cognitive remediation and social cognitive interaction training into standard psychosis care

Frances Dark, Meredith Harris, Victoria Gore-Jones, Ellie Newman, Harvey Whiteford

01.12.2018 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Setting a Nigeria national malaria operational research agenda: the process

Olufemi Ajumobi, Perpetua Uhomoibhi, Pamela Onyiah, Obafemi Babalola, Salami Sharafadeen, Maduka D. Ughasoro, Al-Mukhtar Y. Adamu, Oluwaseun Odeyinka, Taiwo Orimogunje, Ibrahim Maikore, Emmanuel Shekarau, Akintayo Ogunwale, Rotimi Afolabi, Sylvester Udeh, Akpuh Ndubuisi, Ntiense Umoette, Patrick Nguku, IkeOluwapo O. Ajayi

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative impact of two continuing education activities targeted at COPD educators on educational outcomes: protocol for a non-randomized controlled study using mixed methods

Myriam Gagné, Jocelyne Moisan, Sophie Lauzier, Christine Hamel, Patricia Côté, Jean Bourbeau, Louis-Philippe Boulet

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The patient experience in community mental health services for older people: a concept mapping approach to support the development of a new quality measure

Mark Wilberforce, Eric Batten, David Challis, Linda Davies, Michael P. Kelly, Chris Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Analysis of health service utilization of migrants in Beijing using Anderson health service utilization model

Shuang Shao, Meirong Wang, Guanghui Jin, Yali Zhao, Xiaoqin Lu, Juan Du

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development of an exercise intervention for the prevention of musculoskeletal shoulder problems after breast cancer treatment: the prevention of shoulder problems trial (UK PROSPER)

Helen Richmond, Clare Lait, Cynthia Srikesavan, Esther Williamson, Jane Moser, Meredith Newman, Lauren Betteley, Beth Fordham, Sophie Rees, Sarah E. Lamb, Julie Bruce, on behalf of the PROSPER Study Group

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Improving Native American elder access to and use of health care through effective health system navigation”

Cathleen E. Willging, David H. Sommerfeld, Elise Trott Jaramillo, Erik Lujan, Roxane Spruce Bly, Erin K. Debenport, Steven P. Verney, Ron Lujan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Knowledge, practice and associated factors of infection prevention among healthcare workers in Debre Markos referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Melaku Desta, Temesgen Ayenew, Nega Sitotaw, Nibretie Tegegne, Muluken Dires, Mulualem Getie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Supporting the implementation of stroke quality-based procedures (QBPs): a mixed methods evaluation to identify knowledge translation activities, knowledge translation interventions, and determinants of implementation across Ontario

Julia E. Moore, Christine Marquez, Kristen Dufresne, Charmalee Harris, Jamie Park, Radha Sayal, Monika Kastner, Linda Kelloway, Sarah E. P. Munce, Mark Bayley, Matthew Meyer, Sharon E. Straus

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring perceptions of common practices immediately following burn injuries in rural communities of Bangladesh

Animesh Biswas, Abu Sayeed Md Abdullah, Koustuv Dalal, Toity Deave, Fazlur Rahman, Saidur Rahman Mashreky

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Post-stroke care after medical rehabilitation in Germany: a systematic literature review of the current provision of stroke patients

Isabelle Hempler, Kathrin Woitha, Ulrike Thielhorn, Erik Farin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Variability of assister availability in health insurance marketplace in the U.S.

Jayoung Han, Dongwoo Ko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Community understanding of the concept of pre-referral treatment and how this impacts on referral related decision-making following the provision of rectal artesunate: a qualitative study in western Uganda

C. E. Strachan, A. Nuwa, D. Muhangi, A. P. Okui, M. E. H. Helinski, J. K. Tibenderana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Age, gender, and current living status were associated with perceived access to treatment among Canadians using a cross sectional survey

Catherine W. T. Chan, Amédé Gogovor, Marie-France Valois, Sara Ahmed

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Views and perceptions of Australian physiotherapists and physiotherapy students about the potential implementation of physiotherapist prescribing in Australia: a survey protocol

T. Noblet, J. Marriot, T. Jones, C. Dean, A. Rushton

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Underlying determinants of health provider choice in urban slums: results from a discrete choice experiment in Ahmedabad, India

Vilius Černauskas, Federica Angeli, Anand Kumar Jaiswal, Milena Pavlova

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Case fatality ratios for serious emergency conditions in the Republic of Ireland: a longitudinal investigation of trends over the period 2002–2014 using joinpoint analysis

Brenda Lynch, Anthony P. Fitzgerald, Paul Corcoran, Orla Healy, Claire Buckley, Conor Foley, John Browne

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Self-reported hypertension in Northern China: a cross-sectional study of a risk prediction model and age trends

Maolin Du, Shaohua Yin, Peiyu Wang, Xuemei Wang, Jing Wu, Mingming Xue, Huiqiu Zheng, Yajun Zhang, Danyan Liang, Ruiqi Wang, Dan Liu, Wei Shu, Xiaoqian Xu, Ruiqi Hao, Shiyuan Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is the overall impact or effectiveness of visiting primary health care services in rural and remote communities in high-income countries? A systematic review

Timothy A. Carey, David Sirett, Deborah Russell, John S. Humphreys, John Wakerman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of shared care and routine tests in follow-up after treatment for localised cutaneous melanoma

Wei-Yin Lim, Robin M. Turner, Rachael L. Morton, Marisa C. Jenkins, Les Irwig, Angela C. Webster, Mbathio Dieng, Robyn P. M. Saw, Pascale Guitera, Donald Low, Cynthia Low, Katy J. L. Bell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Accuracy and the factors influencing the accuracy of death certificates completed by first-year general practitioners in Thailand

Chaiwat Washirasaksiri, Prateep Raksasagulwong, Charoen Chouriyagune, Pochamana Phisalprapa, Weerachai Srivanichakorn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A person-centered integrated care quality framework, based on a qualitative study of patients’ evaluation of care in light of chronic care ideals

Gro Berntsen, Audhild Høyem, Idar Lettrem, Cornelia Ruland, Markus Rumpsfeld, Deede Gammon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do mental health practitioners operationalise cultural competency in everyday practice? A qualitative analysis

Tooba Noor Mollah, Josefine Antoniades, Fathima Ijaza Lafeer, Bianca Brijnath

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integration of care for hypertension and diabetes: a scoping review assessing the evidence from systematic reviews and evaluating reporting

Kristy C Yiu, Anke Rohwer, Taryn Young

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of participatory visual narrative methods to explore older adults’ experiences of managing multiple chronic conditions during care transitions

Chantal Backman, Dawn Stacey, Michelle Crick, Danielle Cho-Young, Patricia B. Marck

01.12.2018 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A novel design process for selection of attributes for inclusion in discrete choice experiments: case study exploring variation in clinical decision-making about thrombolysis in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke

Aoife De Brún, Darren Flynn, Laura Ternent, Christopher I. Price, Helen Rodgers, Gary A. Ford, Matthew Rudd, Emily Lancsar, Stephen Simpson, John Teah, Richard G. Thomson

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What do you do with success? The science of scaling up a health systems strengthening intervention in Ghana

James F. Phillips, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Ayaga A. Bawah, Belinda Afriyie Nimako, Nicholas S. Kanlisi, Mallory C. Sheff, Patrick O. Asuming, Pearl E. Kyei, Adriana Biney, Elizabeth F. Jackson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is behind high turnover: a questionnaire survey of hospital nursing care workers in Shanghai, China

Yan Wang, Huiyun Yuan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of new rural cooperative medical scheme on the equity of health services in rural China

Jianhua Chen, Hengjin Dong, Hai Yu, Yaming Gu, Tao Zhang

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resource allocation in NHS dentistry: recognition of societal preferences (RAINDROP): study protocol

Christopher R. Vernazza, Katherine Carr, John Wildman, Joanne Gray, Richard D. Holmes, Catherine Exley, Robert A. Smith, Cam Donaldson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health care provision for refugees in Germany – one-year evaluation of an outpatient clinic in an urban emergency accommodation

Hannah S. Borgschulte, Gerhard A. Wiesmüller, Anne Bunte, Florian Neuhann

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness of a system for maintaining high-quality early essential newborn care in Lao PDR

Sayaka Horiuchi, Sommana Rattana, Bounnack Saysanasongkham, Outhevanh Kounnavongsa, Shogo Kubota, Julie Cayrol, Kenzo Takahashi, Mariko Inoue, Asuka Nemoto, Kazue Yamaoka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Symptoms awareness, emergency medical service utilization and hospital transfer delay in myocardial infarction

Cézar E. Mesas, Ricardo J. Rodrigues, Arthur E. Mesas, Vivian B. R. Feijó, Lucas M. C. Paraiso, Gabriela F. G. A. Bragatto, Viviane Moron, Marcos H. Bergonso, Laercio Uemura, Cintia Magalhães Carvalho Grion

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Individual and organizational predictors of allied healthcare providers’ job satisfaction in residential long-term care

Laura D. Aloisio, Wendy A. Gifford, Katherine S. McGilton, Michelle Lalonde, Carole A. Estabrooks, Janet E. Squires

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Frequent attenders at primary care out-of-hours services: a registry-based observational study in Norway

Hogne Sandvik, Steinar Hunskaar