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a health care system under which all institutions and agencies in a given geographical area are organized under a single board and administration; it may involve the integration of some or all of the service providers in the region.


(in health care planning) the organization of a system for the delivery of health care within a region to avoid costly duplication of services and to ensure availability of essential services.


Managed care The subdivision of a broadly available service–eg, a blood bank, into quasi-autonomous regional centers, capable of making decisions and providing more cost-effective and/or faster service to hospitals and health care facilities, located the greatest distance from a 'centralized' service's hub

Patient discussion about regionalization

Q. Any idea on how to meet people who suffer from alcoolism in my region?

A. if you look for an AA meeting near your home- that should not be a problem- just "google" it. or ask your doctor to reffer you to the nearest clinic.
take care! and good for you on that big step!

Q. Is there any problem, if an arachnoid cyst ,2cmx1.5cm size, rostral to cerebellar region left untreated? symptoms: repeated headaches, twitching of muscles, tiredness

A. An arachnoid cyst that leads to symptoms usually needs treatment. Mild symptoms as you suggested are ok to left untreated however gradual onset of new symptoms may arise such as seizures, paralysis and other complications, therefore once symptoms occur one should consider treatment.

Q. experiencing sharp pain in my right kidney region... pain is acute and doesnt radiate... recently PE left lung have been taking warfrin, panadiene forte, two kinds of cholesterol/triglycerine reducing meds and champix quit smoking medication... recently tests showed the hight cholesterol and triglys' levels and also a swollen liver... pain is not in my liver area... past pain in this kidney recurrent but never as bad. always dull.. many years ago had a uti, which caused high protiene levels.. very bad at finishing anti-biotics... recently had tonsilitis.. This hurts and is tender to touch but does not bring on sharp pain when touched, sharp pain comes and goes after taking pain relief

A. Go to see a doctor - although its tempting to make the diagnosis over the net (I have several ideas about what it might be), it sounds like serious, especially if you had a PE lately - it could be a thrombus in the vein of the kidney, or maybe a stone (sounds like that according to the description of the pain). However, as I said, making the diagnosis without even seeing you isn't the wisest thing to do.

Take care,

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Is defined by the Community Charter of Regionalization as being "a territory that forms, from geographical point of view, a distinct unit or a similar ensemble of territories in which there is continuity" context in which the population has common elements and "wishes to retain the specificity resulted and to develop it in order to stimulate the cultural, social and economic process" (Niculcea, 2015).
In this study of outcomes in NOTS patients, longer-term follow-up of 3,496 severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) admissions showed 30-day mortality fell from 21% to 16% after regionalization (24% relative reduction; P < .
The reference here is to the actual implementation of advanced regionalization and of the development model for the southern provinces," said the sovereign in a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the Glorious Green March.
EU inspired approaches towards regional development and consequent regionalization occurred in most Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries during the 90s.
Murray told more than 200 people who attended the conference at the College of the Holy Cross that when the state held the first conference to promote regionalization four years ago, it was an idea that was talked about, but saw little action around the state.
Speaking following talks with President of Belgium's constitutional court Marc Bossuyt, Amrani said that advanced regionalization will give new powers to decentralized collectivities.
Gie[sz]en, Germany), and Marques (president, Institute of European Studies of Macau, China), this volume collects 17 articles, with some exploring various theoretical, methodological, and empirical issues of regionalization within the global system, with a focus on Europe and Asia, while others narrow their focus to questions of regionalization and globalization pertinent to specific foreign policies of China, Japan, North and South Korea, and Russia.
Moroccan officials have denied the regionalization plan is part of a diplomatic push on Western Sahara but experts say there is a clear link.
I expect the committee to draw up a general plan for a sophisticated, national regionalization model, covering all of the Kingdom's regions," King Mohammed VI said in a speech addressed to the nation.
As is made clear in the volume's impressive series of essays, the region's variegated approaches to regionalization have yielded interesting theoretical and policy-relevant results for scholars studying global economic and political integration.
GIVEN city leaders' breakneck determination to expand LAX, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's commitment to deliver a plan for airport regionalization marks a small step in the right direction.

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