health service area


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health service area

a geographic region designated under the U.S. National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974, by means of such factors as geographic features, political boundaries, population, and health resources, for the effective planning and development of health services.
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We compiled information on certificate of need programs using data from the National Conference of State Legislatures (National Conference of State Legislatures 2012) and created a binary variable indicating whether a health service area is located in a state with a certificate of need program in place in a given year.
Health Service Areas are counties of groups of counties designed by the National Center for Health Statistics to be self-contained with respect to hospital care (Makuc et al.
It identifies the health service areas with primary care physician case type-specific office use rates that are significantly different from expected rates.
Health Service areas North Essex, Worcestershire and North of Tyne have been chosen for the three-year 'EPIC project' which stands for Engagement, Partnership, Information and Communication.
This group began by constructing concrete goals and objectives for the critical environmental public health service areas.
For new graduate nurses, horizontal violence is endemic, while those working in mental health service areas are the most at risk from patient violence.
FIVE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH FOR INDIANS IN HEALTH SERVICE AREAS VS.
Federally funded nonprofit health system agencies prepare and carry out plans to improve the health of residents within their geographic health service areas.
I will look to immediately deliver commercial success by leveraging our much needed technology into a range of health service areas in markets worldwide.
VCHA is responsible for planning, funding, coordinating, and providing most public health services in the four health service areas of North Shore/Coast Garibaldi, Vancouver Acute, Vancouver Community, and Richmond.
Senior Whole Health's Special Needs Plans (SNPs) plans are designed for people who are 65 or older and live in the Senior Whole Health service areas.
The two types of hospital market areas definitions used were Health Service Areas (HSAs) (Makuc et al.

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