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  1. This study analyzed current patterns of service use, referral, and expenditure regarding HIV care under the National Health Insurance Scheme (JKN) to identify opportunities to improve HIV treatment coverage. A...

    Authors: Ery Setiawan, Nurjannah Nurjannah, Kalsum Komaryani, Ryan Rachmad Nugraha, Hasbullah Thabrany, Farah Purwaningrum and Prih Sarnianto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:97

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  2. Health care practitioners (HCPs) play a critical role in identifying and responding to intimate partner abuse (IPA). Despite this, studies consistently demonstrate a range of barriers that prevent HCPs from ef...

    Authors: Naomi Hudspeth, Jacqui Cameron, Surriya Baloch, Laura Tarzia and Kelsey Hegarty

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:96

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  3. Breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in India do not meet recommendations. Community health care workers (CHWs) are often the primary source of information for pregnant and postpartum women about ...

    Authors: Nadia Diamond-Smith, Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, Dilys Walker, Lia Fernald, Purnima Menon and Sumeet Patil

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:95

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  4. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are representative methods for promoting healthcare standardization and improving its quality. Previous studies on the CPG (published by 2006) development process in Japan r...

    Authors: Yosuke Hatakeyama, Kanako Seto, Koki Hirata, Ryo Onishi, Kunichika Matsumoto and Tomonori Hasegawa

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:94

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  5. China is the country with the largest elderly population. To actively respond to this ageing population, China has proposed the Community Aged Care Service Centre (CACSC) network as the major elderly care deve...

    Authors: Bo Yu, Yue-Hong Han, Yin Sun and Xu-Dong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:93

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  6. Choosing Wisely (CW) is an international movement comprised of campaigns in more than 20 countries to reduce low-value care (LVC). De-implementation, the reduction or removal of a healthcare practice that offe...

    Authors: Gillian Parker, Monika Kastner, Karen Born, Nida Shahid and Whitney Berta

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:92

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  7. As most patients are likely to first interface with their community general practitioner (GP) or geriatrician for chronic healthcare conditions, these non-neurologists practitioners are well-placed to diagnose...

    Authors: Isis Claire Z. Y. Lim, Seyed Ehsan Saffari and Shermyn Neo

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:91

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  8. Access is an important issue in health equality. Availability of dental services and cost subsidies is an important factor affecting access to denture restoration for the elderly. This study aims to explore ac...

    Authors: Kuan-Yu Chu

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:90

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  9. As health care markets in the United States have become increasingly consolidated, the role of market concentration on physician treatment behavior remains unclear. In cardiology, specifically, there has been ...

    Authors: Adam S. Vohra, Sun-Joo Jang, Dmitriy N. Feldman, Parag Goyal, Udhay Krishnan, Christopher Sciria, Jim W. Cheung and Luke K. Kim

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:89

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  10. Educators who train healthcare students to provide behavioral health services in primary care settings frequently encounter challenges as they work to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and skills to e...

    Authors: Edward J. Alessi, Barbara Caldwell, Anthony S. Zazzarino, Brett Greenfield and Patricia A. Findley

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:88

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  11. Current research demonstrates higher prevalence of mental health related emergency department (ED) presentations in rural areas, despite similar overall prevalence of these conditions in rural and metropolitan...

    Authors: Rishaan Pawaskar, Neha Mahajan, Eklavya Wangoo, Wafa Khan, Jannine Bailey and Robyn Vines

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:87

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  12. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an acute, feverous disease that is caused by tick bites or humans’ direct contact with the blood and tissues of infected livestock and humans. The transmission of the ...

    Authors: Malek Abazari, Davoud Adham, Abedin Saghafipour, Zahra Taheri-Kharameh, Abbas Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, Javad Asadollahi, Amin Babaei Pouya and Eslam Moradi Asl

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:86

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  13. Despite the myriad benefits of research to patients, professionals, and organisations, fewer than 0.1% of the Allied Health Professions workforce are employed in clinical academic roles. Identified barriers in...

    Authors: Terry Cordrey, Elizabeth King, Emma Pilkington, Katie Gore and Owen Gustafson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:85

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  14. Current research demonstrates that health information technology can improve the efficiency and quality of health services. However, many implementation projects have failed due to behavioural problems associa...

    Authors: C. Metallo, R. Agrifoglio, L. Lepore and L. Landriani

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:84

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  15. Authors: José Antonio Orellana Turri, Nana Kwame Anokye, Lionai Lima dos Santos, José Maria Soares Júnior, Edmund Chada Baracat, Marco Aurélio Santo and Flavia Mori Sarti

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:83

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:41

  16. A single-entry model in healthcare consolidates waiting lists through a central intake and allows patients to see the next available health care provider based on the prioritization. This study aimed to examin...

    Authors: Anh Thu Vo, Yanqing Yi, Maria Mathews, James Valcour, Michelle Alexander and Marcel Billard

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:82

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  17. Many professional services were pressed to adopt telepractice in response to the global coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic. The need to adopt a new service delivery approach quickly created different i...

    Authors: Elaine Yuen Ling Kwok, Jessica Chiu, Peter Rosenbaum and Barbara Jane Cunningham

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:81

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  18. Differentiated care strategies are rapidly becoming the norm for HIV care delivery globally. Building upon an interest in tailoring antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery for client-centered needs, the Ministry...

    Authors: Canada Parrish, Anirban Basu, Paul Fishman, Jean Baptiste Koama, Ermane Robin, Kesner Francois, Jean Guy Honoré, Joëlle Deas Van Onacker and Nancy Puttkamme

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:80

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  19. Critically ill patients treated in the intensive care units (ICUs) often suffer from side effects and drug-related problems (DRPs) that can be life-threatening. A way to prevent DRPs and improve drug safety an...

    Authors: Aslınur Albayrak, Bilgen Başgut, Gülbin Aygencel Bıkmaz and Bensu Karahalil

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:79

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  20. General practitioners (GPs) and out-of-hours (OOH) doctors are gatekeepers to acute hospital admissions in many healthcare systems. The aim of the present study was to investigate the whole range of reasons fo...

    Authors: Jesper Blinkenberg, Øystein Hetlevik, Hogne Sandvik, Valborg Baste and Steinar Hunskaar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:78

    Content type: Research

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  21. The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) is the leading national clinical guideline producer in Scotland. Improved design and dissemination of guidelines produced for the public can empower peopl...

    Authors: Naomi Fearns, Laura Walker, Karen Graham, Norman Gibb and Duncan Service

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:77

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  22. Second medical opinions (SOs) can assist patients in making informed treatment decisions and improve the understanding of their diagnosis. In Germany, there are different approaches to obtain a structured SO p...

    Authors: Nadja Könsgen, Barbara Prediger, Anna Schlimbach, Ana-Mihaela Bora, Simone Hess, Michael Caspers and Dawid Pieper

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:76

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  23. Over 1.7 million episodes of agitation occur annually across the United States in emergency departments (EDs), some of which lead to workplace assaults on clinicians and require invasive methods like physical ...

    Authors: Ambrose H. Wong, Nasim S. Sabounchi, Hannah R. Roncallo, Jessica M. Ray and Rebekah Heckmann

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:75

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  24. Families with complex needs face significant challenges accessing and navigating health and social services. For veteran families, these challenges are exacerbated by interactions between military and civilian...

    Authors: Angela M. Maguire, Julieann Keyser, Kelly Brown, Daniel Kivlahan, Madeline Romaniuk, Ian R. Gardner and Miriam Dwyer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:74

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  25. Government-sponsored health insurance schemes (GSHIS) aim to improve access to and utilization of healthcare services and offer financial protection to the population. India’s Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Ja...

    Authors: Anurag Saxena, Mayur Trivedi, Zubin Cyrus Shroff and Manas Sharma

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:73

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  26. To be able to make informed choices based on their individual preferences, patients need to be adequately informed about treatment options and their potential outcomes. This implies that studies measure the ef...

    Authors: Christine Kersting, Julia Hülsmann, Klaus Weckbecker and Achim Mortsiefer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:72

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  27. Guidelines and practice standards exist to communicate the conduct and behaviour expected of health care professionals and ensure consistent quality practice. It is important that they describe behaviours expl...

    Authors: Deanna Mill, Amy Page, Jacinta Johnson, Kenneth Lee, Sandra M. Salter, Liza Seubert, Rhonda Clifford and Danielle D’Lima

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:71

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  28. Studies of the hospital volume-outcome relationship have highlighted that a greater volume activity improves patient outcomes. While this finding has been known for years, most studies to date have failed to d...

    Authors: Marius Huguet, Xavier Joutard, Isabelle Ray-Coquard and Lionel Perrier

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:70

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  29. HIV assisted partner services (aPS), or provider notification and testing for sexual and injecting partners of people diagnosed with HIV, is shown to be safe, effective, and cost-effective and was scaled up wi...

    Authors: Beatrice Wamuti, Monisha Sharma, Edward Kariithi, Harison Lagat, George Otieno, Rose Bosire, Sarah Masyuko, Mary Mugambi, Bryan J. Weiner, David A. Katz, Carey Farquhar and Carol Levin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:69

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  30. In 2015, Oregon’s Medicaid program implemented a performance improvement project to reduce high-dose opioid prescribing across its 16 coordinated care organizations (CCOs). The objective of this study was to e...

    Authors: Daniel M. Hartung, Jonah Geddes, Sara E. Hallvik, P. Todd Korthuis, Luke Middleton, Gillian Leichtling, Christi Hildebran and Hyunjee Kim

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:68

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  31. The COVID–19 pandemic has challenged the capacity of healthcare systems around the world and can potentially compromise healthcare utilization and health outcomes among non-COVID–19 patients.

    Authors: SangNam Ahn, Seonghoon Kim and Kanghyock Koh

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:66

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  32. Balanced Scorecard (BSC) has been implemented for three decades to evaluate and improve the performance of organizations. To the best of the researchers’ knowledge, no previous systematic review has performed ...

    Authors: Faten Amer, Sahar Hammoud, Haitham Khatatbeh, Szimonetta Lohner, Imre Boncz and Dóra Endrei

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:65

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  33. Recent patent losses for antiretroviral drugs (ARV) have led to the debate of cost-saving through the replacement of patented drugs with generic drugs. The split of recommended single-tablet regimens (STR) int...

    Authors: Matthäus Lottes, Viviane Bremer, Christof Prugger, Christian Kollan and Daniel Schmidt

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:63

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  34. Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are the cornerstone of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment. However, the full benefits of DMARDs are often not realized because many patients are sub-optimally a...

    Authors: M. J. H. Voshaar, B. J. F. van den Bemt, M. A. F. J. van de Laar, A. M. van Dulmen and J. E. Vriezekolk

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:62

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  35. The aim of this analysis was to examine the influence of housing insecurity on diabetes processes of care and self-care behaviors and determine if that relationship varied by employment status or race/ethnicity.

    Authors: Elise Mosley-Johnson, Rebekah J. Walker, Madhuli Thakkar, Jennifer A. Campbell, Laura Hawks, Sarah Pyzyk and Leonard E. Egede

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:61

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  36. To describe in detail an innovative program based on telemedicine for semi-automated prioritization of referrals from Primary Care (PC) to Rheumatology, for reproducibility purposes, and to present the results...

    Authors: José María Pego-Reigosa, Carlos Peña-Gil, David Rodríguez-Lorenzo, Irene Altabás-González, Naír Pérez-Gómez, John Henry Guzmán-Castro, Rodrigo Varela-Gestoso, Reyes Díaz-Lambarri, Alberto González-Carreró-López, Olga Míguez-Senra, Julia Bóveda-Fontán, Ángeles Charle-Crespo, Francisco Javier Caramés-Casal, Ceferino Barbazán-Álvarez, Íñigo Hernández-Rodríguez, Francisco Maceiras-Pan…

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:60

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  37. Veterans increasingly utilize both the Veteran’s Health Administration (VA) and non-VA hospitals (dual-users). Dual-users are at increased risk of fragmented care and adverse outcomes and often do not receive ...

    Authors: Heidi Sjoberg, Wenhui Liu, Carly Rohs, Roman A Ayele, Marina McCreight, Ashlea Mayberry and Catherine Battaglia

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:59

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  38. Residential homes provide accommodation and assistance with personal care only and are not required to have registered nurses on site. However, their residents often have a combination of comorbidity, polyphar...

    Authors: Anna Steel, Helen Hopwood, Elizabeth Goodwin and Elizabeth L. Sampson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:58

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  39. Large system transformation in health systems is designed to improve quality, outcomes and efficiency. Using empirical data from a longitudinal study of national policy-driven transformation of maternity servi...

    Authors: Beck Taylor, Alistair Hewison, Fiona Cross-Sudworth and Kevin Morrell

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:57

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  40. Despite evidence on peer navigation’s association with positive HIV outcomes, such as engagement in HIV care and antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation, the mechanisms through which peer navigation may influe...

    Authors: Tahilin Sanchez Karver, Clare Barrington, Yeycy Donastorg, Martha Perez, Hoisex Gomez, Kathleen R. Page, David Celentano, Katherine Clegg Smith and Deanna Kerrigan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:56

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  41. Spotting and light vaginal bleeding are common and usually harmless symptoms in early pregnancy. Still, vaginal bleeding may be the first sign of an abortion and often causes distress to pregnant women and lea...

    Authors: Swaathi Kiritharan, Mille Vang Johanson, Martin Bach Jensen, Janus Nikolaj Laust Thomsen, Camilla Aakjær Andersen and Cathrine Elgaard Jensen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:55

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  42. Although many success stories exist of Village Health Workers (VHWs) improving primary health care, critiques remain about the medicalisation of their roles in disease-specific interventions. VHWs are placed a...

    Authors: Yoriko Masunaga, Joan Muela Ribera, Fatou Jaiteh, Daniel H. de Vries and Koen Peeters Grietens

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:54

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  43. Traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) is commonly used among cancer patients worldwide. Cancer patients in Norway mainly visit T&CM providers in addition to conventional health care services. It is not...

    Authors: Kiwumulo Nakandi, Dana Mora, Trine Stub and Agnete E. Kristoffersen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:53

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  44. Implementation of private elements, including private insurances, in public healthcare system is now common in many countries, and its impacts have been well studied. Little, however, is known about the motive...

    Authors: Tal Michael, Dani Filc and Nadav Davidovitch

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:51

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  45. Quality improvement is an international priority, and health organisations invest heavily in this endeavour. Little, however, is known of the role and perspectives of Quality Improvement Managers who are respo...

    Authors: Adeel Akmal, Nataliya Podgorodnichenko, Tim Stokes, Jeff Foote, Richard Greatbanks and Robin Gauld

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:50

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  46. In Norway, an annual tender system for the prescription of biologic and targeted synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (b/tsDMARDs) has been used since 2007. This study aimed to explore annual b/tsDM...

    Authors: Alen Brkic, Andreas P. Diamantopoulos, Espen Andre Haavardsholm, Bjørg Tilde Svanes Fevang, Lene Kristin Brekke, Liz Loli, Camilla Zettel, Erik Rødevand, Gunnstein Bakland, Pawel Mielnik and Glenn Haugeberg

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:48

    Content type: Research

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