intensity of care

intensity of care

Medical practice A measure of the number, technical complexity, or attendant risk of services provided. See Overtreatment, Undertreatment.
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What's more, it's one of those cars that grows on you with familiarity, the sheer intensity of care that's gone into making it liveable proving hugely impressive.
These savings resulted from a reduction in the length and intensity of care after the injury, as well as a reduction in the amount of longer-term medical care and assistance needed by patients who undergo surgery for a hip fracture, when compared with those who are treated without surgery.
Contract notice: Home-care service medium and high complexity / intensity of care for the Provincial ASL Bari
Be based upon patient numbers and the variable intensity of care needed.
This is an important study that I documents the fact that early discussions about end-of-life care for patients with stage IV cancer are associated with decreased intensity of care at the end of life, and that the timing of the initiation of these discussions is very important and should happen earlier than it does much of the time.
Academic medical centers vary markedly in the intensity of care they provide for patients at the end of life, and these differing patterns of care may influence how residents eventually practice medicine, according to a report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project.
He said: "One has to embrace the concept of fewer consultantbased units which provide greater intensity of care.
Dr Falconer said: "One has to embrace the concept of fewer consultant-based units which provide greater intensity of care.
In this paper, we link these survey data with claims data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries treated by these physicians over a 3-year period (2004-2006) in order to examine the relationship between physician compensation arrangements and the costs and intensity of care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.
1) Instead of simply reimbursing providers more for greater volume and intensity of care, P4P pays more to providers whose care is deemed to be of higher (or sufficiently high) quality.

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