unmet needs

unmet needs

Social care needs of a person in the UK which are not met, either because there are insufficient resources, or the services available do not meet the required standards of quality.
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2,18) A more meaningful characterization is necessary to capture the range of personal experiences that drive such unmet needs, providing a better understanding and interpretation of unmet needs for the purpose of policy development.
To obtain nationally representative estimates of and reasons for unmet needs for such services among Hispanic/Latino adults receiving outpatient HIV medical care during 2013-2014, CDC analyzed data from the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP).
Several strategies have been introduced worldwide to improve access to family planning services, but the unmet needs continue to increase.
The challenge for new entrants into the AML market is to meet the critically high unmet needs of AML patients and improve overall survival.
Whose unmet needs are most pressing, and which strategies should be prioritized?
Not surprisingly, uninsured adults had the highest rate of unmet needs (87 percent), which includes receiving no treatment or receiving less than minimally adequate treatment.
Family members of hospice recipients were 51 percent less likely to report unmet needs and concerns with quality of care, and 49 percent less likely to report an unmet need for management of pain.
The people with no unmet needs reported a mean of 2 days per month with headache, compared with 3 days per month for the group with one unmet need, and 5 days per month for those who had two or more needs.
Recommendation: To help ensure that agencies have adequate and consistent information about older adults' needs and the extent to which they are met, the Secretary of Health and Human Services should partner with other government agencies that provide services to Older Americans and, as appropriate, convene a panel or work group of researchers, agency officials, and others to develop consistent definitions of need and unmet need and to propose interim and long-term uniform data collection procedures for obtaining information on older adults with unmet needs for services provided from sources like Title III.
Other unmet needs, such as those for improved access to a broad range of reproductive, maternal and newborn health interventions could be assessed to better monitor service improvements.