health services research


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health services research

As defined in the UK, the investigation of the health needs of the community and the efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided to meet those needs.
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As the United States and other countries have embraced the triple aim of improving the quality and experience of health care, improving population health, and reducing the per capita costs of care for an aging population (Berwick, Nolan, and Whittington 2008), the field of health services research has grown to help policy makers and health system managers to meet this challenge.
The VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR & D) focuses on identifying, evaluating, and implementing innovative strategies that can lead to accessible, high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for veterans and the public.
The two-volume Encyclopedia of Health Services Research, edited by Ross M.
Demonstrate training or experience in health services research
17-19: Conference: Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research and Canadian Health Services Research Foundation; Vancouver; www.
Research activities associated with NOSM will encompass biomedical, educational, clinical, public, health, population health, epidemiological, psychological, social sciences and health services research.
An issue close to the heart: A conference on breastfeeding in Coventry and Warwickshire' is hosted by Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council, local NHS providers and Coventry University's Health Services Research Centre.
In the field of health services research, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) plays a growing role in funding research into how delivery systems reliably produce high quality health care.
Professional staffing levels decreased because of the implementation of the nursing home Prospective Payment System (PPS) and associated rate cuts, but increased under the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 2000's rate increases, according to a recent report in Health Services Research.
For its international research agenda, NCI partners with the Fogarty International Center to build capacity for basic and clinical studies in resource-poor countries with significant HIV/ AIDS incidence and prevalence via their AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP) and the International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Training Award (ICOHRTA).
The paucity of this research has propelled the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to increase its focus on nursing-related health services research and to maintain a strong nursing presence within the agency.

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