barriers for patients

bar·ri·ers for pa·tients

(bar'ē-ĕrz pā'shĕnts)
Protective measures for patients during treatment (e.g., protective eyewear, head-covers during surgery, rubber dams during dental restorative and sealant procedures).
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This solution eliminates barriers for patients that might face challenges in completing a traditional financial assistance application.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Approval rate in October for Palestinians injured in demonstrations near the Gaza fence to leave Gaza through Erez-Beit Hanoun crossing to get medical care in Jerusalem, West Bank or Israeli hospitals was significantly lower than the month's overall approval rate with only 8 of 52 (15%) of applications were approved; 10 (19%) denied; and 34 (65%) delayed, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its monthly report on Health Access: Barriers for Patients in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
JERUSALEM, Saturday, December 01, 2018 (WAFA) - Approval rate in October for Palestinians injured in demonstrations near the Gaza fence with Israel to leave Gaza through Erez/Beit Hanoun crossing to get medical care in Jerusalem, West Bank or Israeli hospitals was significantly lower than the month's overall approval rate with only 8 of 52 (15%) of applications were approved; 10 (19%) denied; and 34 (65%) delayed, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its monthly report on Health Access: Barriers for Patients in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
'What we have learned over the last years in terms of the physical barriers for patients and what we are now looking to see is that there is a way to complement the PhilHealth program-which we know has already started to make good progress in terms of improved access to health care for patients.
It not only removes transportation barriers for patients, but also provides certainty for medical staff: In its pilot phase, GoRide delivered a 92 percent on-time patient pick-up and delivery rate, with average wait times of only 10 to 30 minutes for on-demand wheelchair transport.
The work entails access issues such as prior authorizations as well as appeals and efforts with health care foundations to overcome financial barriers for patients.
Health care providers must understand the importance of identifying and assessing health literacy barriers for patients so successful, individualized, evidence-based interventions may be developed and utilized in educating older adults and their caregivers on use of PHRs in quality health management.
As a psychiatry resident, I believe training in this field is one way to decrease barriers for patients to access end-of-life care.
Additional barriers for patients of DV are lack of trust in the system as well as a lack of available resources to aid DV victims.
Pain emerged as one of the major barriers for patients. The study cited 25% of the patients as reporting that a mammogram "causes too much pain," and in obese patients the percentage rose to 31%.
It is proposed that in the future, a position be created to address financial barriers for patients with CKD.
In a separate poster at the meeting, cost and side effects were identified as barriers for patients considering teriparatide.