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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. The use of internet and social media applications in the workplace has increased dramatically with both beneficial and harmful effects. Their use also appears to affect job performance in the workplace.

    Authors: Muna Ahmead, Nida Hamamadeh and Issa abu Iram
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:633
  28. Late antenatal care initiation is linked to a higher risk of maternal death. Women who do not start ANC at an early stage may experience the effects of pregnancy-related health difficulties, as well as long-te...

    Authors: Fetlework Tadele, Nigusu Getachew, Kelemu Fentie and Demuma Amdisa
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:632
  29. Quality indicators (QIs) are used to monitor quality of care and adherence to osteoarthritis (OA) standards of care. Patient reported QIs can identify the most important gaps in quality of care and the most vu...

    Authors: J. M. H. Oomen, Y. A. S. Peters, C. H. van den Ende, H. J. Schers, W. J. J. Assendelft, J. E. Vriezekolk and S. Koëter
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:631
  30. Facilitating the primary health care (PHC) system and maintaining people’s reasonable healthcare-seeking behavior are key to establishing a sustainable healthcare system. China has employed a multitiered copay...

    Authors: Lizheng Ge, Xiangyang Zhang, Yunyun Huang, Tingke Xu, Qianru Zhao, Tingting Zhu, Jingye Pan and Chun Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:630
  31. Delays in the implementation of evidence-based practices are significant and ubiquitous, compromising health outcomes. Resistance to change is a key factor in hindering adoption and integration of new evidence...

    Authors: Aditi Rao, Victoria H. Chen, Sarah Hill, Steven J. Reynolds, Andrew D. Redd, David Stead, Christopher Hoffmann, Thomas C. Quinn and Bhakti Hansoti
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:629
  32. The level of quality of care of ambulatory services in Switzerland is almost completely unknown. Since health insurance claims are the only nationwide applicable and available data source for this purpose, a s...

    Authors: Eva Blozik, Renato Farcher, Sereina M. Graber and Carola A. Huber
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:628
  33. Recently, there has been increasing evidence that reducing burnout in healthcare providers requires significant organizational efforts that include the integration of leadership strategies.

    Authors: Katie McPherson, Juliana G. Barnard, Martha Tenney, Brooke Dorsey Holliman, Katherine Morrison, Patrick Kneeland, Chen-Tan Lin and Marc Moss
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:627
  34. Nursing home residents are at increased risk for hospital transfers resulting in emergency department visits, observation stays, and hospital admissions; transfers that can also result in adverse resident outc...

    Authors: Amy Vogelsmeier, Lori Popejoy, Elizabeth Fritz, Kelli Canada, Bin Ge, Lea Brandt and Marilyn Rantz
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:626
  35. Flexible nasendoscopy (FNE) is an invaluable multi-disciplinary tool for upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) examination. During the COVID-19 pandemic concerns were raised that FNE had the potential of generating...

    Authors: Avgi Loizidou, Taranjit Singh Tatla, Ian Harvey, Miriayi Aibibula, Justin Roe, Neeraj Sethi and Anne G. M. Schilder
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:625
  36. Despite significant achievements made towards HIV testing, linkage to antiretroviral therapy treatment and viral load suppression, the Sub-Saharan region of Africa continues to be reported to have the highest ...

    Authors: Nkosinothando Chamane, Ropo Ebenezer Ogunsakin and Tivani Phosa Mashamba-Thompson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:624
  37. Cardiology care may be beneficial for risk factor management in people living with HIV (PLWH), yet limited information is available about the referral process from the perspectives of HIV specialists and cardi...

    Authors: Charles Muiruri, Amy Corneli, Linda Cooper, Carrie Dombeck, Shamea Gray, Chris T. Longenecker, Eric G. Meissner, Nwora Lance Okeke, April C. Pettit, Teresa Swezey, Joseph Vicini and Gerald S. Bloomfield
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:623
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic thrust people living with HIV (PLWH) and HIV/AIDS service organizations into an environment ripe with uncertainty. This study examined Indiana HIV/AIDS service provider perceptions of how...

    Authors: Justin J. MacNeill, Jacqueline C. Linnes, Randolph D. Hubach and Natalia M. Rodriguez
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:622
  39. The balanced scorecard (BSC) has been implemented to evaluate the performance of health care organizations (HCOs). BSC proved to be effective in improving financial performance and patient satisfaction.

    Authors: Faten Amer, Sahar Hammoud, Haitham Khatatbeh, Szimonetta Lohner, Imre Boncz and Dóra Endrei
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:621
  40. Since 1993, Colombia has had a mandatory social health insurance scheme that aims to provide universal health coverage to all citizens. However, some contributory regime participants purchase voluntary private...

    Authors: María Sofía Casabianca, Juan Miguel Gallego, Pamela Góngora and Paul Rodríguez-Lesmes
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:618
  41. The first aim of this study was to investigate the impact of providing an additional four hours of Saturday occupational therapy to patients receiving Saturday physiotherapy in an inpatient setting on length o...

    Authors: Erin L. Caruana, David Rowell, Suzanne S. Kuys and Sandra G. Brauer
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:617
  42. Integrated youth services (IYS) provide multidisciplinary care (including mental, physical, and social) prioritizing the needs of young people and their families. Despite a significant rise in emergency depart...

    Authors: Krista Glowacki, Madelyn Whyte, Jade Weinstein, Kirsten Marchand, David Barbic, Frank Scheuermeyer, Steve Mathias and Skye Barbic
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:615
  43. Female genital mutilation (FGM) curtails women’s health, human rights and development. Health system as a critical pillar for social justice is key in addressing FGM while executing the core mandate of disease...

    Authors: Samuel Kimani, Chantalle Okondo, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan and Jaldesa Guyo
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:614
  44. Sepsis causes 20% of global deaths, particularly among children and vulnerable populations living in developing countries. This study investigated how sepsis is prioritised in Malawi’s health system to inform ...

    Authors: Paul Kawale, Levi Kalitsilo, Jessie Mphande, Bayode Romeo Adegbite, Martin P. Grobusch, Shevin T. Jacob, Jamie Rylance and Nyovani J. Madise
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:613
  45. Health insurance plays a significant role in reducing the financial burden for lung cancer patients. However, limited research exists regarding the differences in medical costs for lung cancer patients with di...

    Authors: Yichen Li, Yong Yang, Jia Yuan, Lieyu Huang, Yong Ma and Xuefeng Shi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:612

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