Hospitals were chosen if they served a large proportion of black and Hispanic women with breast cancer as this population has higher rates of underuse
due to system failures than white women (Bickell et al.
This situation equates significantly with tactics implemented by the Birmingham City Council Planning Committee to undermine and underuse
the valuable Martineau Centre education, recreational and community facilities.
Sa bagay itong administrasyon na ito, guilty of underuse
and underspending, he said.
Becher and Chassin (1) state that physician compensation is one of the causes of overuse and underuse
of medical care.
The finding, from a survey of 803 adults with diabetes in Flint, Mich., suggests that "Because medication concerns may directly influence cost-related underuse
, improved illness outcome may be achievable by simultaneously addressing attitudinal and economic issues," wrote Dr.
of medicines to control childhood asthma, $2.5 billion; and
"One of the most disconcerting findings in the mental health literature is the underuse
of mental health services by the older population," he noted.
Because of data and measurement issues, however, the AE calculations in Tables 1 and 2 likely suffer from a number of biases, some of which push the results toward input underuse
, while others bias them toward overuse.
According to data from the 2001 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, older Americans continue to underuse
mental health services, despite their need for them, said Mr.
of screening frustrates the medical community because the likelihood of surviving colorectal cancer greatly increases if the disease is treated early, and the screening procedure is covered by Medicare.
The downside to underuse
of the procedure may be poor maternal outcomes: Vaginal complications were significantly more prevalent in hospitals where unexpectedly few procedures were performed (14%) than in others (11-13%).
Senior managers justify their avoidance and underuse
by saying, "As long as secretaries and assistants have good technology skills, what difference does it make?" (Many privately admit that their secretaries and subordinates are also status symbols.) The fact is.