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  1. Fear of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its complications may result in stigmatization of individuals who may carry the virus. This is of special concern to healthcare workers who tolerate additional p...

    Authors: Hasan Nabil Al Houri, Abdullah Alhouri, Rand T. Akasheh, Christine E. S. Jovanovic, Heba Al-tarcheh, Douaa Mohammad Nazir Arrouk, Ahmad Nabil Alhouri, Marah Marrawi, Malik E. Juweid and Youssef Latifeh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1481
  2. Although HIV testing in family planning (FP) clinics is a promising approach for engaging women in HIV treatment and prevention services, HIV testing rates are low in FP clinics in Kenya. In 2018, a cluster ra...

    Authors: Dorothy Thomas, George Wanje, McKenna C. Eastment, R. Scott McClelland, Emily Mwaringa, Shem Patta, Walter Jaoko, John Kinuthia, Aisha Abubakar, Kenneth Sherr and Ruanne V. Barnabas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1480
  3. The role of the pharmacist has changed from dispensing medicines, to working with other healthcare professionals to assure appropriate medication therapy management. This study assessed community pharmacists’ ...

    Authors: Dalia EL-Kaffash, Ebtisam Fetohy and Azza Mehanna
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1479
  4. Mediation is increasingly used for medical dispute resolution, and the particularity of such mediation necessitates specialized training. In response to the promotion of compulsory mediation ahead of a legisla...

    Authors: Wan-Ting Chen, Yu-Ying Huang, Wen-Wen Chen, Yueh-Ping Liu, Chung-Liang Shih, Yi-Chih Shiao and Chih-Chia Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1478
  5. Private health care facilities working in partnership with the public health sector is one option to create sustainable health systems and ensure health and well-being for all in low-income countries. As the s...

    Authors: Disha Ali, Asfawesen Gebre-Yohannes Woldegiorgis, Mesfin Tilaye, Yonas Yilma, Hanna Y. Berhane, Dagmawit Tewahido, Gebeyehu Abelti, Rachel Neill, Ndeye Silla, Lauren Gilliss and Mahua Mandal
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1477
  6. Facilitating access to HIV prevention and treatment is imperative in Miami-Dade County (MDC), a U.S. HIV epicenter. With COVID-19, disruptions to these services have occurred, leading HIV organizations to inno...

    Authors: Audrey Harkness, Vanessa Morales, Wayne Defreitas, Pranusha Atuluru, Jahn Jaramillo, Elliott R. Weinstein, Daniel J. Feaster, Steven Safren and Raymond Balise
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1476
  7. To assess the reporting quality of published economic evaluations of the negotiated oncology drugs listed for China’s 2020 National Reimbursement Drug List (NRDL).

    Authors: Liu Liu, Zhixin Jiang, Fuming Li, Yan Wei, Jian Ming, Yi Yang, Shimeng Liu, Lizheng Shi and Yingyao Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1475
  8. Medication errors regardless of the degree of patient harm can have a negative emotional impact on the healthcare staff involved. The potential for self-victimization of healthcare staff following medication e...

    Authors: Sanu Mahat, Anne Marie Rafferty, Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen and Marja Härkänen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1474
  9. In Bangladesh, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasing rapidly and account for approximately 68% of mortality and 64% of disease burden. NCD services have been significantly mobilized to primary health...

    Authors: Ashraful Kabir, Nazmul Karim and Baki Billah
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1473
  10. In attempt to improve continuity of patient care and reduce length of stay, hospitals have placed an increased focus on reducing delayed discharges through discharge planning. Several benefits and challenges t...

    Authors: Lauren Cadel, Jane Sandercock, Michelle Marcinow, Sara J. T. Guilcher and Kerry Kuluski
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1472
  11. In Malawi, abortion is only legal to save a pregnant woman’s life. Treatment for complications after unsafe abortions has a massive impact on the already impoverished health care system. Even though manual vac...

    Authors: Cecilie Annette Wagenheim, Hedda Savosnick, Bertha Magreta Chakhame, Elisabeth Darj, Ursula Kalimembe Kafulafula, Alfred Maluwa, Jon Øyvind Odland and Maria Lisa Odland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1471
  12. The goal of the study was to investigate patients’ with systemic rheumatic diseases and healthcare professionals’ experiences and preferences regarding self-sampling of capillary blood in rheumatology care.

    Authors: Felix Muehlensiepen, Susann May, Joshua Zarbl, Ekaterina Vogt, Katharina Boy, Martin Heinze, Sebastian Boeltz, Hannah Labinsky, Gerlinde Bendzuck, Marianne Korinth, Corinna Elling-Audersch, Nicolas Vuillerme, Georg Schett, Gerhard Krönke and Johannes Knitza
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1470
  13. Paramedics’ fatigue is rising. Stress factors show increased risk for burnout, fatigue, leaving the profession, decreased performance and risk for patient safety. Meanwhile, paramedics’ strong community of pra...

    Authors: Christoffer R. Ericsson, Veronica Lindström, Ann Rudman and Hilla Nordquist
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1469
  14. Community participation is essential for the successful implementation of primary health care programmes across the globe, including sub-Saharan Africa. The Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) ...

    Authors: Shieghard Agalga, Kennedy A. Alatinga and Gilbert Abotisem Abiiro
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1468
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has overloaded the healthcare systems of many countries and reduced the population’s access to treatment and prevention of other diseases. This study aims to assess whether the COVID-19 p...

    Authors: Adriano Hyeda, Élide Sbardellotto Mariano da Costa and Sérgio Candido Kowalski
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1466
  16. A task-sharing collaborative care model for integrated depression care for South Africa’s burgeoning primary health care population with chronic conditions was developed and tested through two pragmatic cluste...

    Authors: Inge Petersen, One Selohilwe, Daniella Georgeu-Pepper, Christy-Joy Ras, Babalwa Zani, Ruwayda Petrus, Lauren Anderson, Ntokozo Mntambo, Tasneem Kathree, Arvin Bhana, Graham Thornicroft and Lara Fairall
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1465
  17. UK national guidance recommends systematic screening for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in under-served populations, including people experiencing homelessness and people who use drugs. This is not routi...

    Authors: Adam Thorburn Gray, Julian Surey, Hanif Esmail, Alistair Story and Magdalena Harris
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1464
  18. Prior research has shown disparities exist among Latinx children who require treatment for respiratory illnesses within the pediatric emergency department (PED). Limited data exist regarding Latinx families’ e...

    Authors: Ronine L. Zamor, Lisa M. Vaughn, Erin McCann, Luisanna Sanchez, Erica M. Page and E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1463
  19. When a new guideline is published  there is a need to understand how its recommendations can best be implemented in real-world practice. Yet, guidelines are often published with little to no roadmap for organi...

    Authors: Julie K. Tilson, Clarisa A. Martinez, Sara MacDowell, Linda J. D’Silva, Robbin Howard, Heidi R. Roth, Karen M. Skop, Elizabeth Dannenbaum and Lisa Farrell
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1462
  20. For working patients with a lower socioeconomic position, health complaints often result from a combination of problems on multiple life domains. To prevent long-term health complaints and absence from work, i...

    Authors: Emma Vossen, Joost W. J. van der Gulden, Joost A.G.M. van Genabeek, Rosanne Schaap, Johannes R. Anema and Frederieke G. Schaafsma
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1459
  21. The study aim was to analyse how mental health services are used in different parts of the Kainuu region in Finland and whether travel time to primary health care services is associated with the use of differe...

    Authors: Tiina Lankila, Tiina Laatikainen, Katja Wikström, Miika Linna and Harri Antikainen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1458
  22. The burden of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a reduction of available health care capacity for regular care. To guide prioritisation of semielective surgery in times of scarcity, we previously developed a d...

    Authors: Anouk M. I. A. van Alphen, Kira S. van Hof, Benjamin Y. Gravesteijn, Eline M. Krijkamp, Pieter A. G. M. Bakx, Peter Langenbach, Jan J. Busschbach, Hester F. Lingsma and Robert J. Baatenburg de Jong
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1456
  23. Inequalities in maternal care utilization pose a significant threat to maternal health programs. This study aimed to describe and explain the spatial variation in maternal care utilization among pregnant women...

    Authors: Binyam Tariku Seboka, Tizalegn Tesfaye Mamo and Tensae Mekonnen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1455
  24. Predictive models utilizing social determinants of health (SDH), demographic data, and local weather data were trained to predict missed imaging appointments (MIA) among breast imaging patients at the Boston M...

    Authors: Shahabeddin Sotudian, Aaron Afran, Christina A. LeBedis, Anna F. Rives, Ioannis Ch. Paschalidis and Michael D. C. Fishman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1454
  25. Mental health problems have become a public health problem that needs to be solved in China. However, medical resources for mental healthcare remain insufficient and unevenly distributed. The Chinese central g...

    Authors: Xin Fan, Weibo Zhang, Yanping Guo, Jun Cai and Bin Xie
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1453
  26. When surviving a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), physical, cognitive, and emotional effects of surviving may be present for months or years. The survivors' family and colleagues are also highly affected by the in...

    Authors: Camilla Hardeland, Ann-Chatrin Linqvist Leonardsen, Cecilie Benedicte Isern and Hilde Moseby Berge
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1452
  27. Based on the Chinese model of medical-elderly care integration, this paper aims to explore the impact of different investment levels on the performance of the medical-elderly care integrated institutions.

    Authors: Yongqiang Shi, Fangfang Fan and Zhiyong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1451
  28. The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), introduced in 2009, has the potential to provide a comprehensive understanding of the determinants of implementation-effectiveness of health servi...

    Authors: Pavani Rangachari, Swapandeep S. Mushiana and Krista Herbert
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1450
  29. Persons with disabilities (PWD) generally experience various barriers in using health care compared to the general population, and these problems are more worsened for those with disabilities in lower socioeco...

    Authors: Shahin Soltani, Marzieh Mohammadi Moghadam, Shiva Amani, Shahram Akbari, Amir Shiani and Moslem Soofi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1449
  30. Large- and small-scale transformation of healthcare delivery toward improved patient experience through promotion of patient-centered and coordinated care continues to be at the forefront of health system effo...

    Authors: Kaitlyn Simpson, Wilson Nham, Josh Thariath, Hannah Schafer, Margaret Greenwood-Eriksen, Michael D. Fetters, David Serlin, Timothy Peterson and Mahshid Abir
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1448
  31. Hospitals worldwide are seeing an increased number of acute admissions, with resultant emergency department (ED) crowding and increased length of stay (LOS). Acute Medical Units (AMUs) have developed throughou...

    Authors: Thana Harhara, Halah Ibrahim, Waqar H. Gaba and Ashraf M. Kamour
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1447
  32. In recent times, infection prevention and patient safety have become a global health policy priority with thought being given to understanding organisational culture within healthcare, and of its significance ...

    Authors: Julian Hunt, John Gammon, Sharon Williams, Sharon Daniel, Sue Rees and Sian Matthewson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1446
  33. Credible evidence has established a link between the level of patient safety culture in healthcare environments and patient outcomes. Patient safety culture in the operating room has received scant attention d...

    Authors: Arinze D.G. Nwosu, Edmund Ossai, Francis Ahaotu, Okechukwu Onwuasoigwe, Adaobi Amucheazi and Irene Akhideno
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1445
  34. In Nigeria, vulnerability status may increase the risk for the violation of human rights while receiving health care. The present study determined the proportion and profile of people who reported rights viola...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Erva-Jean Stevens-Murphy, Ikenna Nwakamma, Joanne Lusher and Ibidunni Olapeju Oloniniyi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1444
  35. Transition from paediatric to adult heath care services is a challenging time for many adolescents with chronic illnesses and may include deterioration in illness control as a consequence of inadequate self-ma...

    Authors: Jeffrey Yeung, Yisselle I. Virella Pérez, Shehani C. Samarasinghe, Vhari Forsyth, Vathsala Agarwalla and Katharine Steinbeck
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1443
  36. Low acuity presentations to Australian emergency departments drive long wait times, higher costs and may be better treated in primary care settings. This study sought to understand factors leading these patien...

    Authors: Viola Korczak, Kenneth Yakubu, Blake Angell, Paul Middleton, Michael Dinh, Thomas Lung and Stephen Jan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1442
  37. Discussions of health system resilience and emergency management often highlight the importance of coordination and partnership across government and with other stakeholders. However, both coordination and par...

    Authors: Kate Gooding, Maria Paola Bertone, Giulia Loffreda and Sophie Witter
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1441
  38. Older adults with serious mental illness (SMI) often have multiple comorbidities and complex medication schedules. Shortages of behavioral health specialists (BHSs), especially in rural areas, frequently make ...

    Authors: Ulrike Muench, Matthew Jura, Cindy Parks Thomas, Jennifer Perloff and Joanne Spetz
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1440
  39. An important dimension of care and case managers is to support geriatric patients in obtaining social services in medical, nursing, therapeutic and social fields. To this, they advise and represent their patie...

    Authors: Thomas Ruppel, Max Georg Hügel, Simone Gloystein and Neeltje van den Berg
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1439
  40. More information about the impacts of comprehensive pharmaceutical care program (CPCP) on the identification and resolution of drug-related problems (DRPs) is needed. This study aimed at researching the charac...

    Authors: Wenwen Chen, Houli Zhang, Juan Jiang, Xu Zhang, Jing Ding, Yanlin Liu and Heqin Dang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1438
  41. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and forms of workplace violence (WPV) at the emergency departments (EDs) of Ain Shams University Hospitals (ASUH), Cairo and identify risk factors for WPV.

    Authors: Altaf O. Assil, Amna A. Salem, Omnya A. Mokhtar, Omnia H. Taha, Amany M. Ramadan, Amal H. R. Mansour, Amal A. E. Awad, Amira A. El-Hossainy, Amir A. Khattab, Alshaymaa M. Salem, Amany E. A. Dalaab and Sonya M. S. Azab
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1437
  42. Quality and safety in Australian healthcare is inequitably distributed, highlighted by gaps in the provision of quality care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Burns have potential for long-te...

    Authors: Sarah Fraser, Tamara Mackean, Julian Grant, Kate Hunter, Courtney Ryder, Janet Kelly, Andrew J. A. Holland, Bronwyn Griffin, Kathleen Clapham, Warwick J. Teague, Anne Darton and Rebecca Q. Ivers
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1428
  43. Burnout is common among physicians and has detrimental effects on patient care and physician health. Recent editorials call attention to perfectionism in medicine; however, no studies to date have examined the...

    Authors: Sarah R. Martin, Michelle A. Fortier, Theodore W. Heyming, Kyle Ahn, Whitney Nichols, Charles Golden, Haleh Saadat and Zeev N. Kain
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1425
  44. It is challenging to reliably assess the language comprehension of children with severe motor and speech impairments using traditional assessment tools. The Computer Based instrument for Low motor Language Tes...

    Authors: J. N. Bootsma, M. Phoenix, J. J. M. Geytenbeek, K. Stadskleiv, J. W. Gorter, S. Fiske and B. J. Cunningham
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1421
  45. Medication errors are categorized among the most common medical errors that may lead to irreparable damages to patients and impose huge costs on the health system. A correct understanding of the prevalence of...

    Authors: Seyed Saeed Tabatabaee, Vahid Ghavami, Javad Javan-Noughabi and Edris Kakemam
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1420
  46. Despite existing efforts to improve maternal health in Nepal, delivery in a health facility with skilled providers is still a major health concern in Nepal. This study aimed to examine the factors associated w...

    Authors: Naba Raj Thapa and Shanti Prasad Upreti
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1419