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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic left countries to rapidly implement diverse and stringent public health measures without recourse to mitigate its effect on the sustenance of routine healthcare services. This study descr...

    Authors: Obafemi J. Babalola, Himiede W. Sesay, Lily S. Blebo, Faith K. Whesseh, Chukwuma D. Umeokonkwo, Peter A. Adewuyi and Maame Amo-Addae
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:684
  2. In 2018 Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP), an evidence-based patient navigation intervention aimed at addressing breast cancer care disparities, was implemented across six Boston hospitals. This study ...

    Authors: Stephanie Loo, Katelyn Mullikin, Charlotte Robbins, Victoria Xiao, Tracy A. Battaglia, Stephenie C. Lemon and Christine Gunn
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:683
  3. The kakaritsuke-yakuzaishi system (henceforth, the family pharmacist system) which provides more health services than those by general pharmaceutical practice, was implemented in Japan in April 2016. To distri...

    Authors: Ryo Iketani and Keiko Konomura
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:682
  4. Rural and urban areas hold different health challenges and resources for resident small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their employees. Additionally, residents of urban and rural areas differ in indiv...

    Authors: Lara Lindert, Lukas Kühn and Kyung-Eun Choi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:681
  5. The existing digital healthcare solutions demand a service development approach that assesses needs, experience, and outcomes, to develop high-value digital healthcare services. The objective of this study was...

    Authors: A. Londral, S. Azevedo, P. Dias, C. Ramos, J. Santos, F. Martins, R. Silva, H. Semedo, C. Vital, A. Gualdino, J. Falcão, L. V. Lapão, P. Coelho and J. G. Fragata
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:680
  6. In the Netherlands, General Practitioners (GP) are usually the first point of contact with a health professional for most health problems. Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care is provided by regional OOH services. ...

    Authors: Lotte Ramerman, Corinne Rijpkema, Nanne Bos, Linda E. Flinterman and Robert A. Verheij
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:679
  7. Overuse, underuse, and significant variation in the utilisation of radiological services are well documented in the literature. Several radiological examinations are identified as low-value examinations as the...

    Authors: Eivind Richter Andersen, Bjørn Morten Hofmann and Elin Kjelle
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:678
  8. People with dementia living in nursing homes are mostly sedentary, which is a consequence of various personal, environmental and organizational factors. Until now, studies on physical activity and safety in de...

    Authors: Suzanne Portegijs, Adriana Petronella Anna van Beek, Lilian Huibertina Davida van Tuyl and Cordula Wagner
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:677
  9. Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death in children worldwide, accounting for 15% of all deaths in children under the age of five. Hypoxemia is a major cause of death in patients suffering from pneu...

    Authors: Habtamu Seyoum Tolla, Dinkineh Bikila Woyessa, Rahel Belete Balkew, Yigeremu Abebe Asemere, Zinabie Feleke Fekadu, Alemayehu Berhanu Belete, Martha Gartley, Audrey Battu, Felix Lam and Alebel Yaregal Desale
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:676
  10. Screening for upper gastrointestinal cancer (UGC) effectively reduces morbidity and mortality in gastric and esophageal cancers. It is considered one of the effective measures for cancer control in China, but ...

    Authors: Xiang Feng, Jinhua Zhu, Zhaolai Hua, Qin Zhou, Aiwu Shi, Tongqiu Song, Shenghua Yao, Ru Chen, Wenqiang Wei and Jinyi Zhou
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:675
  11. Primary health care-oriented systems provide better healthcare, especially for chronic diseases. This study analyzed the perspectives of physicians and nurses performing care for patients with chronic diseases...

    Authors: Carolinny Nunes Oliveira, Marcio Galvão Oliveira, Welma Wildes Amorim, Clavdia Nicolaevna Kochergin, Sóstenes Mistro, Danielle Souto de Medeiros, Kelle Oliveira Silva, Vanessa Moraes Bezerra, Vivian Carla Honorato dos Santos de Carvalho, José Patrício Bispo Júnior, José Andrade Louzado, Matheus Lopes Cortes and Daniela Arruda Soares
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:673
  12. Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is high among Māori and other Pacific Island peoples in New Zealand. Current health services to address T2DM largely take place in primary healthcare settings and ...

    Authors: Tania Mullane, Matire Harwood, Isaac Warbrick, Taria Tane and Anneka Anderson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:672
  13. Knowledge of medical specialists' numbers and geographical distribution are essential for planning health services and health workforce supply. However, although the distribution of physicians is a significant...

    Authors: Alejandro Rodriguez, Adriana Romero-Sandoval, Bernardo A. Sandoval and Natalia Romero
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:671
  14. This systematic literature review aims to demonstrate how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently used in emergency departments (ED) and how it alters the work design of ED clinicians. AI is still new and un...

    Authors: Albert Boonstra and Mente Laven
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:669
  15. Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is an important aspect for young people. In Sweden, young migrants often encounter barriers to accessing and using sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services...

    Authors: Veronika Tirado, Siri Engberg, Ingrid Siösteen Holmblad, Susanne Strömdahl, Anna Mia Ekström and Anna Karin Hurtig
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:668
  16. With increasing recognition of the quality and safety issues in residential aged care, there is an urgent need to better understand what skills senior managers require to deliver on the spectrum of leadership ...

    Authors: Nathan Dawes and Stephanie M. Topp
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:667
  17. Complex interventions are increasingly applied to healthcare problems. Understanding of post-implementation sustainment, sustainability, and spread of interventions is limited. We examine these phenomena for a...

    Authors: Yuting Song, Lauren MacEachern, Malcolm B. Doupe, Liane Ginsburg, Stephanie A. Chamberlain, Lisa Cranley, Adam Easterbrook, Matthias Hoben, Jennifer Knopp-Sihota, R. Colin Reid, Adrian Wagg, Carole A. Estabrooks, Janice M. Keefe, Tim Rappon and Whitney B. Berta
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:666
  18. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the organisational and management strategies of healthcare institutions such as primary care centres. Organisational culture as well as leadership style are key issues for the...

    Authors: Montserrat Pulido-Fuentes, Luisa Abad González, Isaac Aranda Reneo, Carmen Cipriano-Crespo, Juan Antonio Flores-Martos and Ana Palmar Santos
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:665
  19. Previous literature has suggested that identifying putative differences in health care seeking patterns before death by suicide depending on age and gender may facilitate more targeted suicide preventive appro...

    Authors: Erik Bergqvist, Sara Probert-Lindström, Elin Fröding, Nina Palmqvist-Öberg, Anna Ehnvall, Charlotta Sunnqvist, Tabita Sellin, Marjan Vaez, Margda Waern and Åsa Westrin
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:664
  20. In March 2021, the supervision group of our hospital inspected the daily work of the outpatient department in the branch and found many problems in the process, such as an excessive number of daily check-up fo...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Lizhi Ren, Xiaojing Wang, Qianqian Wang, Xiaohong Zhang, Weili Li, Bin Zhao, Xiuyun Ren, Bing Li, Haiyun Qin, Xuejun Ge, Fang Zhang, Xiangyu Wang, Xiaorui Meng and Feiyan Yu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:663
  21. Migration has increased the number of immigrant women in western countries, which has led to a need to adapt sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care to a larger variety of experiences. Examples of problems a...

    Authors: M. E. Nyström, E. C. Larsson, K. Pukk Härenstam and S. Tolf
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:662
  22. Patient preference has preceded the use of health care services, and it has been affected by different hospital attributes. Meanwhile, the number of patients receiving vital health intervention is particularly...

    Authors: Tigabu Addisu Lendado, Shimelash Bitew, Fikadu Elias, Serawit Samuel, Desalegn Dawit Assele and Merid Asefa
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:661
  23. Surgical instrument packaging quality directly affects the safety and performance of surgery. We aimed to investigate the factors causing defects in surgical instrument packaging and recommend strategies to pr...

    Authors: Yanhua Chen, Liangying Yi, Juan Hu and Ruixue Hu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:660
  24. Telemedicine has grown significantly in recent years, mainly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and there has been a growing body of literature on the subject. Another topic that merits increased attention is diffe...

    Authors: Sandro Marques, June Alisson Westarb Cruz, Maria Alexandra Viegas Cortez da Cunha, Felipe Francisco Tuon, Thyago Proença de Moraes, Alaís Daiane Zdziarski, Sean T. Bomher, Lane F. Donnelly and Robson Capasso
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:659
  25. To describe how longitudinal continuity of care (COC) is measured using claims-based data and to review its association with healthcare use and costs.

    Authors: Anna Nicolet, Muaamar Al-Gobari, Clémence Perraudin, Joël Wagner, Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux and Joachim Marti
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:658
  26. The Southern Province of Sri Lanka is endemic with dengue, with frequent outbreaks and occurrence of severe disease. However, the economic burden of dengue is poorly quantified. Therefore, we conducted a cost ...

    Authors: N. P. Weerasinghe, C. K. Bodinayake, W. M. D. G. B. Wijayaratne, I. V. Devasiri, N. J. Dahanayake, M. R. P. Kurukulasooriya, M. Premamali, T. Sheng, B. P. Nicholson, H. A. Ubeysekera, A. D. de Silva, T. Østbye, C. W. Woods, L. G. Tillekeratne and A De S Nagahawatte
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:657
  27. This study aimed to document the evolution of perceptions of frontline healthcare workers (FHCW) regarding their well-being and the quality of health systems' response to the COVID-19 pandemic over four months...

    Authors: Natasha Shaukat, Daniyal Mansoor Ali, Rubina Barolia, Butool Hisam, Sheza Hassan, Badar Afzal, Abdus Salam Khan, Meher Angez and Junaid Razzak
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:656
  28. In sub-Saharan Africa, the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has risen sharply amidst a high burden of communicable diseases. An integrated approach to HIV and NCD care offers the potential of str...

    Authors: Elizabeth H. Shayo, Sokoine Kivuyo, Janet Seeley, Dominic Bukenya, Peter Karoli, Sayoki Godfrey Mfinanga, Shabbar Jaffar and Marie-Claire Van Hout
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:655
  29. Seasonal influenza vaccination of healthcare workers (HCW) is widely recommended to protect staff and patients. A previous systematic review examined interventions to encourage uptake finding that hard mandate...

    Authors: Katy Sutcliffe, Dylan Kneale and James Thomas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:653
  30. This study aimed to estimate the economic impact of replacing the current Peruvian primary immunization scheme for infants under 1 year old with an alternative scheme with similar efficacy, based on a hexavale...

    Authors: Janice Seinfeld, María Laura Rosales, Alfredo Sobrevilla and Juan Guillermo López Yescas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:651
  31. Health care incidents, such as medical errors, cause tragedies all over the world. Recent legislation in the Netherlands has established medical dispute committees to provide for an appeals procedure offering ...

    Authors: Rachel I. Dijkstra, Nieke A. Elbers, Roland D. Friele and Antony Pemberton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:650
  32. Collaborative practice between community pharmacists and physicians is becoming increasingly common. Although tools and models to explore collaborative practice between both health care professionals have been...

    Authors: Ana I. Sanchez-Molina, Shalom I. Benrimoj, Ramon Ferri-Garcia, Fernando Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel Gastelurrutia and Victoria Garcia-Cardenas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:649
  33. Rare disease patients and carers report significant impacts on mental health but studies on UK populations have focussed on relatively few, specific conditions. Collectively rare conditions represent a substan...

    Authors: Rosa Spencer-Tansley, Nick Meade, Farhana Ali, Amy Simpson and Amy Hunter
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:648
  34. Smoking, physical inactivity, low fruit and vegetable consumption, and obesity are common in Kosovo. Their prevention is a priority to relieve the health system of from costly non-communicable disease treatmen...

    Authors: Ariana Bytyci-Katanolli, Sonja Merten, Marek Kwiatkowski, Katrina Obas, Jana Gerold, Manfred Zahorka, Naim Jerliu, Qamile Ramadani, Nicu Fota and Nicole Probst-Hensch
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:647
  35. Although remote home monitoring (RHM) has the capacity to prevent exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), evidence regarding its effectiveness remains unclear. The objectiv...

    Authors: Fernanda Inagaki Nagase, Tania Stafinski, Melita Avdagovska, Michael K. Stickland, Evelyn Melita Etruw and Devidas Menon
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:646
  36. Substance use disorders are a major problem in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The objective of this study was to describe the existing resources within substance use treatment facilities in the County, with the ai...

    Authors: Florence Jaguga, Matthew Turissini, Julius Barasa, Mercy Kimaiyo, Joash Araka, Lily Okeyo and Edith Kwobah
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:645
  37. Cultural competence is considered a core qualification for dealing with socio-cultural diversity and balancing disparities in health care.

    Authors: Liane Schenk, Pia-Theresa Sonntag, Patricia Beck, Zohra Khan, Lisa Peppler and Meryam Schouler-Ocak
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:644
  38. In spite of being the ‘pharmacy of the world’, access to essential medicines for a large majority of Indians is constrained by both physical and financial reasons. According to an estimate, medicines account f...

    Authors: Sonam Lavtepatil and Soumitra Ghosh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:643
  39. Medication use often causes errors that are dangerous to the health of patients. Previous studies indicate that the use of pharmaceutical pictograms can effectively reduce medication errors. The purpose of thi...

    Authors: Piotr Merks, Regis Vaillancourt, Damien Roux, Rafał Gierczyński, Grzegorz Juszczyk, Katarzyna Plagens-Rotman, Urszula Religioni, Jameason Cameron and Mike Zender
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:642
  40. South Africa has a high burden of perinatal common mental disorders (CMD), such as depression and anxiety, as well as high levels of poverty, food insecurity and domestic violence, which increases the risk of ...

    Authors: Zulfa Abrahams, Yuche Jacobs, Mbali Mohlamonyane, Sonet Boisits, Marguerite Schneider, Simone Honikman, Nadine Seward and Crick Lund
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:641
  41. In 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic, England’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) released a White Paper outlining proposed legislative reform of the National Health Service (NHS). Key to the propos...

    Authors: Justin Avery Aunger, Ross Millar, Anne Marie Rafferty and Russell Mannion
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:640
  42. Pre-hospital and emergency services in Indonesia are still developing. Despite recent improvements in the Indonesian healthcare system, issues with the provision of pre-hospital and emergency services persist....

    Authors: Syaribah Noor Brice, Justin J. Boutilier, Daniel Gartner, Paul Harper, Vincent Knight, Jen Lloyd, Aryono Djuned Pusponegoro, Asti Puspita Rini, Jonathan Turnbull-Ross and Mark Tuson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:639
  43. Continuing medical education (CME), as a systematic attempt to facilitate change in General Practitioners’ (GPs) practices, is considered crucial, assuming that if physicians are up-to-date, they will change a...

    Authors: Teresa Reis, Inês Faria, Helena Serra and Miguel Xavier
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:638
  44. In the domain of health services, little research has focused on how organizational culture, specifically internal market-oriented cultures (IMOCs), are associated with organizational climate resources, suppor...

    Authors: Barbara Rebecca Mutonyi, Terje Slåtten, Gudbrand Lien and Manel González-Piñero
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:637
  45. Within intensive care settings such as neonatal intensive care units, effective intra- and interprofessional teamwork has been linked to a significant reduction of errors and overall improvement in the quality...

    Authors: Joyline Jepkosgei, Mike English, Mary B Adam and Jacinta Nzinga
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:636
  46. Smoking is extremely common amongst adults experiencing homelessness. To date, there is no nationally representative data on how tobacco dependence is treated and if and how smoking cessation is supported acro...

    Authors: Sharon Cox, Jaimi Murray, Allison Ford, Lucy Holmes, Deborah Robson and Lynne Dawkins
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:635