Objective To describe social differences in postponing a general practitioner visit in 31 European countries and to explore whether primary care strength is associated with postponement rates.
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Objective To examine the impact of provider competition under global budgeting on the use of cesarean delivery in Taiwan.
Objective To evaluate whether communication failures between home health care nurses and physicians during an episode of home care after hospital discharge are associated with hospital readmission, stratified by patients at high and low risk of readmission.
Objective To study the relationships between the different domains of quality of primary health care for the evaluation of health system performance and for informing policy decision making.
Objective To assess whether a combination of Internet-based and postal survey methods (mixed-mode) compared to postal-only survey methods (postal-only) leads to improved response rates in a physician survey, and to compare the cost implications of the different recruitment strategies.
Objective To compare low-value health service use among commercially insured and Medicare populations and explore the influence of payer type on the provision of low-value care.
Background Telemedical care and monitoring programs for patients with chronic heart failure have shown beneficial effects on survival in several small studies.
Objective To assess how medical staffing mix changed over time in association with the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) in community health centers (CHCs).
Objective To outline a methodology for allocating graduate medical education (GME) training positions based on data from a workforce projection model.
Objective To examine the impact of state-granted nurse practitioner (NP) independence on patient-level quality, service utilization, and referrals.
Objective Inform health planning and policy discussions by describing Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Health Workforce Simulation Model (HWSM) and examining the HWSM’s 2025 supply and demand projections for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs).
Objective To understand factors affecting specialty heterogeneity in physician migration.
Credit: The Epicenter of Effectiveness and Efficiency in Health Care Delivery: The Evolving U.S. Health…