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    • Access to health care: effects of public funding on the uninsured 

      Smith-Campbell, Betty (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2000)
      To determine whether a state funding policy influenced access to health care for the uninsured in one county of the American Midwest.
    • AIDS: the challenge for long-term care administrators 

      Zafar, H. U. (Association of University Programs in Health Administration, 1992)
    • Attitudes of US physician assistants toward persons with HIV/AIDS 

      Talley, Anja K.; Ritzdorf, Kyrie; Muma, Richard D. (Haymarket Media, 2010-12)
      Background: Early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic, a large number of health care workers had negative attitudes toward persons infected with HIV, but a more positive shift has occurred in these attitudes over the past decade. ...
    • Bioterrorism: What? Why? and Who? 

      Campbell, JoLynne (American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, 2002)
      The former Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala, indicated in an address in 1999 that complacency needs to be replaced with a sense of urgency in order for us to deal successfully with ...
    • Breastfeeding care in multicultural populations 

      Riordan, Janice M.; Gill-Hopple, Kathleen (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2001-03)
      Although the number and diversity of minority women in the United States is growing, breastfeeding rates remain low. Nurses can increase breastfeeding rates in minority populations if they are aware of and appreciate ...
    • Case management model or case manager type? That is the question 

      Long, Michael J. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002-06)
      Case management models have been categorized many different ways, but classification into two generic models is proposed here: an interrogative model that relies on intense oversight with expected cost reduction and a ...
    • Children's health insurance program and pediatric nurses 

      Smith-Campbell, Betty; Pile, Debra (W.B. Saunders, 2010-04)
      Over the past decade, health coverage for millions of low-income children and their families has been impacted by publicly funded programs such as the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid. There are more than ...
    • The cost of not breastfeeding: a commentary 

      Riordan, Janice M. (Sage Publications, 1997-06)
      Breastfeeding, a valuable natural resource, promotes health, helps prevent infant and childhood disease, and saves health care costs. Additional annual national health care costs, incurred for treatment of four medical ...
    • Does age influence the intensity of care in a managed care organization? 

      Long, Michael J.; Lescoe-Long, Mary A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005-04)
      The primary objective of this study was to determine whether an inverse relationship between age and the intensity of care prevailed in an elderly, functionally impaired population enrolled in a managed care organization. ...
    • Embracing the aging process 

      Koehn, Mary L. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005)
    • Evaluation of interactive online courses for advanced practice nurses 

      Huckstadt, Alicia A.; Hayes, Karen S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2005-03)
      The purpose of this study was twofold: (a) to examine the effectiveness of two interactive online learning modules for advanced practice nurses (APNs) and (b) to examine the participants' demographic characteristics and ...
    • Examining attitudes of specialist physicians regarding physician assistant referrals 

      Enns, Sue M.; Wynn, Tor; Muma, Richard D.; Lary, Marvis J. (Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, 2003-12)
      Referral of a patient from a primary care provider to a referral specialist physician for consultation is an important link in the continuum of patient care. Although the relationship between the physician assistant (PA) ...
    • Explaining state Medicaid nursing home reimbursement 

      Swan, James H.; Harrington, Charlene; Pickard, Ruth B. (Routledge, 2001)
      Medicaid nursing home reimbursement methods and per diem rates affect costs, quality, equity, and access. State rate-setting is a laboratory of policymaking, which can inform state and federal Medicaid reform initiatives. ...
    • A health professional students' cultural competence and attitudes toward the poor: the influence of a clinical practicum supported by the National Health Service Corps 

      Smith-Campbell, Betty (Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, 2005)
      To provide quality health care today, practitioners must be culturally competent. Funding sources, such as the federal government, recognize the need to prepare culturally competent clinicians. The mission of the National ...
    • How are we teaching home health nursing? 

      Burbach, C.; Schumacher, K.; Lindsay, L.; Conrad, M.E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1988-10)
    • IV drug use, dementia, and nursing home care for PWAs (persons with AIDS) 

      Swan, James H.; Benjamin, A. E. (Routledge, 1993)
      Despite the usual focus on daily costs, because PWAs have higher costs per day than other SNF residents, LOS and days of care are important cost indices. Data on LOS for 102 admissions and annual days of care for 90 PWAs ...
    • Marital status and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization 

      Cabrera-Alonso, Juliana; Long, Michael J.; Bangalore, Vinay G; Lescoe-Long, Mary A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003-07)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of marital status in and health care expenditures among the elderly in a managed care organization. The study population consisted of 277 functionally impaired ...
    • Medicaid case-mix nursing home reimbursement in three states 

      Swan, James H.; Pickard, Ruth B. (Routledge, 2003)
      Case-mix nursing facility payment raises issues of access, quality, equity, and cost. Case-mix should better match payment to costs, improve access, and provide incentives to increased staffing and quality of care; but it ...
    • Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement methods: 1979-1997 

      Swan, James H.; Harrington, Charlene; Clemeña, Wendy; Pickard, Ruth B.; Studer, Liatris; deWit, Susan K. (Sage Publications, 2000-09)
      This article describes state Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement methods and rates in 1979-1997, using data derived from telephone surveys of state Medicaid reimbursement. The 1980s saw shifts toward prospective ...
    • Medicare revenue in large medical groups 

      Swan, James H.; Hull, Raymond H.; Tumelty, R. (Routledge, 1997)
      The aged are the heaviest users of physician services. A ageing population and escalation in medical costs have pressured Medicare budgets, which have increased fastest in Part B physician reimbursement. Policy responses ...