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  1. Budget constraints, staff shortages and high workloads pose challenges for German hospitals. Magnet® and Pathway® are concepts for implementing organization-wide change and redesigning work environments. There...

    Authors: Joan Kleine, Julia Köppen, Carolin Gurisch and Claudia B. Maier
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:440
  2. Quality has been a persistent challenge in the healthcare system, particularly in resource-limited settings. As a result, the utilization of innovative approaches is required to help countries in their efforts...

    Authors: Ayelign Mengesha Kassie, Elizabeth Eakin, Biruk Beletew Abate, Aklilu Endalamaw, Anteneh Zewdie, Eskinder Wolka and Yibeltal Assefa
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:438
  3. Health professionals in home care work in interprofessional teams. Yet most training in decision support assumes a one-on-one relationship with patients. We assessed the impact of an in-person training session...

    Authors: Hajar Taqif, Lionel Adisso, Lucas Gomes Souza, Suélène Georgina Dofara, Sergio Cortez Ghio, Louis-Paul Rivest and France Légaré
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:437
  4. Transvaginal mesh (TVM) surgeries emerged as an innovative treatment for stress urine incontinency and/or pelvic organ prolapse in 1996. Years after rapid adoption of these surgeries into practice, they are a ...

    Authors: Mina Motamedi, Chris Degeling and Stacy M. Carter
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:436
  5. Despite being a global public health concern, there is a research gap in analyzing implementation strategies for managing off-label drug use in children. This study aims to understand professional health manag...

    Authors: Min Meng, Jiale Hu, Xiao Liu, Min Tian, Wenjuan Lei, Enmei Liu, Zhu Han, Qiu Li and Yaolong Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:435
  6. Physician burnout is rampant, and physician retention is increasingly hard. It is unclear how burnout impacts intent to leave an organization. We sought to determine how physician burnout and professional fulf...

    Authors: R. Thomas Collins II, Aric Schadler, Hong Huang, Scottie B. Day and John A. Bauer
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:434
  7. Audit and feedback (A&F) is a widely used implementation strategy to evaluate and improve medical practice. The optimal design of an A&F system is uncertain and structured process evaluations are currently lac...

    Authors: Ine Van den Wyngaert, Gijs Van Pottelbergh, Kristien Coteur, Bert Vaes and Steve Van den Bulck
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:433
  8. Low- and middle-income countries have committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) as a means to enhance access to services and improve financial protection. One of the key health financing reforms t...

    Authors: Joseph Kazibwe, Phuong Bich Tran, Andrea Hannah Kaiser, Simon Peter Kasagga, Felix Masiye, Björn Ekman and Jesper Sundewall
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:432
  9. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.7 aims to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services, where antenatal care (ANC) is a core component. This study aimed to examine the influence ...

    Authors: Md. Nuruzzaman Khan, Md. Badsha Alam, Atika Rahman Chowdhury, Md. Awal Kabir and Md. Mostaured Ali Khan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:431
  10. NHS England funded 40 Mental Health and Wellbeing Hubs to support health and social care staff affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We aimed to document variations in how national guidance was adapted to the loc...

    Authors: Kate Allsopp, Filippo Varese, Paul French, Ellie Young, Hannah White, Priscilla Chung, Jessica Davey, Alysha A. Hassan, Sally-Anne Wright, Alan Barrett, Gita Bhutani, Katherine McGuirk, Gemma Shields, Fay Huntley, Joanne Jordan, Aleix Rowlandson…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:430
  11. Equitable access to quality care after injury is an essential step for improved health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We introduce the Equi-Injury project, in which we will use integrate...

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    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:429
  12. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience capacities of health systems worldwide and highlighted the need to understand the concept, pathways, and elements of resilience in different country contexts. In...

    Authors: Shophika Regmi, Maria Paola Bertone, Prabita Shrestha, Suprich Sapkota, Abriti Arjyal, Tim Martineau, Joanna Raven, Sophie Witter and Sushil Baral
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:428
  13. The BETTER intervention is an effective comprehensive evidence-based program for chronic disease prevention and screening (CDPS) delivered by trained prevention practitioners (PPs), a new role in primary care....

    Authors: Mary Ann O’Brien, Aisha Lofters, Becky Wall, Regina Elliott, Tutsirai Makuwaza, Mary-Anne Pietrusiak, Eva Grunfeld, Bernadette Riordan, Cathie Snider, Andrew D. Pinto, Donna Manca, Nicolette Sopcak, Sylvie D. Cornacchi, Joanne Huizinga, Kawsika Sivayoganathan, Peter D. Donnelly…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:427
  14. Providing individualised healthcare in line with patient wishes is a particular challenge for emergency healthcare professionals. Documentation of patient wishes (DPW), e.g. as advance directives, can guide cl...

    Authors: Vincent Weber, Aurelia Hübner, Sandra Pflock, Lukas Schamberger, Rajan Somasundaram, Lennert Boehm, Wolfgang Bauer and Eva Diehl-Wiesenecker
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:426
  15. Healthcare workers (HCW) are exposed to infectious agents within biological materials including blood, tissues, other body fluids and on medical supplies, contaminated surfaces within the care delivery environ...

    Authors: Innocent Takougang, Fabrice Zobel Lekeumo Cheuyem, Billy Ralph Sanding Ze, Forlemu Fabiola Tsamoh and Hortense Mengong Moneboulou
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:424
  16. Cervical cancer is the second dominant type of cancer among Ivorian women with an estimated age-standardised incidence and mortality rate of 31.2 cases and 22.8 deaths per 100,000 women in 2020, respectively. ...

    Authors: Joshua Okyere, Castro Ayebeng and Kwamena Sekyi Dickson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:423
  17. The COVID-19 pandemic presented a myriad of challenges for the health workforce around the world due to its escalating demand on service delivery. A motivated health workforce is critical to effectual emergenc...

    Authors: Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Ziyada Babirye, Steven N. Kabwama, Andrew K. Tusubira, Susan Kizito, Rawlance Ndejjo, Marc Bosonkie, Landry Egbende, Berthold Bondo, Mala Ali Mapatano, Ibrahima Seck, Oumar Bassoum, Mamadou MM Leye, Issakha Diallo, Olufunmilayo I. Fawole, Segun Bello…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:422
  18. Early discharge of frail older adults from post-acute care service may result in individuals’ reduced functional ability to carry out activities of daily living, and social, emotional, and psychological distre...

    Authors: Shashank Ghai, Kathleen Chassé, Marie-Jeanne Renaud, Lilian Guicherd-Callin, André Bussières and Diana Zidarov
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:421
  19. Artificial intelligence (AI) applications pave the way for innovations in the healthcare (HC) industry. However, their adoption in HC organizations is still nascent as organizations often face a fragmented and...

    Authors: Jasmin Hennrich, Eva Ritz, Peter Hofmann and Nils Urbach
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:420
  20. Keeping best practice guidelines up-to-date with rapidly emerging research evidence is challenging. ‘Living guidelines’ approaches enable continual incorporation of new research, assisting healthcare professio...

    Authors: Louise Wiles, Peter D Hibbert, Yvonne Zurynski, Carolynn L. Smith, Gaston Arnolda, Louise A. Ellis, Rebecca Lake, Brona Nic Giolla Easpaig, Charlotte Molloy, Sandy Middleton, Jeffrey Braithwaite, Kelvin Hill and Tari Turner
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:419
  21. Approximately 1.3 billion people worldwide face barriers in accessing inclusive healthcare due to disabilities, leading to worse health outcomes, particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). However...

    Authors: Tracey Smythe, Andrew Sentoogo Ssemata, Sande Slivesteri, Femke Bannink Mbazzi and Hannah Kuper
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:418
  22. Adjuvant radiotherapy represents a key component in curative-intent treatment for early-stage breast cancer patients. In recent years, two accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) techniques are preferred...

    Authors: Carlos Muñoz-Montecinos, Catalina González-Browne, Felipe Maza, Diego Carreño-Leiton, Pablo González, Badir Chahuan and Camila Quirland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:417
  23. COVID-19 rapidly spread through South Asian countries and overwhelmed the health systems that were unprepared for such an outbreak. Evidence from high-income countries showed that COVID-19 impacted healthcare ...

    Authors: Md Tauhidul Islam, Mieghan Bruce and Khurshid Alam
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:416
  24. Since the twenty-first century, the prevalence of diabetes has risen globally year by year. In Gansu Province, an economically underdeveloped province in northwest China, the cost of drugs for diabetes patient...

    Authors: Wenxuan Cao, Hu Feng, Yaya Yang, Lei Wang, Xuemei Wang, Yongheng Ma, Defang Zhao and Xiaobin Hu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:415
  25. Authors: Katharina Tabea Jungo, Michael J. Deml, Fabian Schalbetter, Jeanne Moor, Martin Feller, Renata Vidonscky Lüthold, Corlina Johanna Alida Huibers, Bastiaan Theodoor Gerard Marie Sallevelt, Michiel C. Meulendijk, Marco Spruit, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Nicolas Rodondi and Sven Streit
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:413

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  26. Bone-modifying agents (BMA) are key components in the management of cancer patients with bone metastasis. Despite their clinical benefits, the use of BMA is associated with dental adverse events (AEs) includin...

    Authors: Ah Reum Lim, Wonse Park, Seok Joo Moon, Min Sun Kim and Soohyeon Lee
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:412
  27. Digital health care services have the potential to improve access to sexual and reproductive health care for youth but require substantial implementation efforts to translate into individual and public health ...

    Authors: Linn Zettergren, Elin C. Larsson, Lovisa Hellsten, Kyriaki Kosidou and Anna Maria Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:411
  28. The use of medical health applications (mHealth apps) by patients, caregivers, and physicians is widespread. mHealth apps are often employed by physicians to quickly access professional knowledge, guide treatm...

    Authors: Menashe Meni Amran, Avital Bilitzky, Mattan Bar-Yishay and Limor Adler
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:410
  29. The maternal mortality ratio in Ethiopia is still high, with an estimate of 412 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2016. Signal functions for emergency obstetric and neonatal care must be accessible and usable ...

    Authors: Dagne Deresa Dinagde and Habtamu Wana Wada
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:409
  30. The Covid-19 pandemic has tested health care organizations worldwide. Responses have demonstrated great variation and Sweden has been an outlier in terms of both strategy and how it was enacted, making it an i...

    Authors: Carl Savage, Leonard Tragl, Moa Malmqvist Castillo, Louisa Azizi, Henna Hasson, Carl Johan Sundberg and Pamela Mazzocato
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:408
  31. Despite the numerous efforts and initiatives, males with HIV are still less likely than women to receive HIV treatment. Across Sub-Saharan Africa, men are tested, linked, and retained in HIV care at lower rate...

    Authors: Mbuzeleni Hlongwa, Wisdom Basera, Khumbulani Hlongwana, Carl Lombard, Ria Laubscher, Sinegugu Duma, Mireille Cheyip, Debbie Bradshaw and Edward Nicol
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:384
  32. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe at the beginning of 2020, healthcare systems were forced to rapidly adapt and expand to meet the sudden surge in demand for intensive care services. This study i...

    Authors: Lara C. Stroth, Franziska Jahns, Berit Bode, Maike Stender, Michelle Schmidt, Heiko Baschnegger, Nurith Epstein, Benedikt Sandmeyer and Carla Nau
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:407
  33. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant challenges to the already over-stretched healthcare system in the United Kingdom (UK). These challenges are particularly pronounced for people living with the no...

    Authors: Chao Fang, Sarah Akhtar Baz, Laura Sheard and J. D. Carpentieri
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:406
  34. Achievement of evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) requires the integration of evidence into all practice decisions by identifying and synthesizing evidence, then developing and executing plans to impleme...

    Authors: Emily C. Clark, Trish Burnett, Rebecca Blair, Robyn L. Traynor, Leah Hagerman and Maureen Dobbins
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:405
  35. Colorectal cancer (CRC) continues to be a major cause of death in the U.S. despite the availability of effective screening tools. U.S. Latinos have lower rates of CRC screening and higher rates of death due to...

    Authors: V. M. Telles, S. Rodriguez, M. Torres, J. Schneider, J. Haughton, M. Maldonado and E. Arredondo
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:404
  36. The debate surrounding access to medicines in Nigeria has become increasingly necessary due to the high cost of essential medicine drugs and the prevalence of counterfeit medicines in the country. The Nigerian...

    Authors: Nkolika Uguru, Udochukwu Ogu, Chibuzo Uguru and Ogochukwu Ibe
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:403
  37. Germany’s medical specialist shortage is an acute challenge, especially in the rehabilitation segment. One countermeasure is to recruit foreign trained physicians (FTP), but the high turnover of FTP is a burde...

    Authors: Eva Jansen, Johanna Schmidt and Manuela Marquardt
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:402
  38. Point-of-care testing (POCT) devices are diagnostic tools that can provide quick and accurate results within minutes, making them suitable for diagnosing non-communicable diseases (NCDs). However, these device...

    Authors: Leonardo Albitres-Flores, Silvana Perez-Leon, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Janeth Tenorio-Mucha, Maria Kathia Cardenas, Beatrice Vetter, Elvis Safary, Ricardo Gamboa, Vicente Cordova, Reena Gupta, Andrew Moran, David Beran and María Lazo-Porras
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:401
  39. Forensic psychiatry is often associated with long admissions and has a high cost of care. There is little known about factors influencing length of stay (LOS), and no previous systematic review has synthesised...

    Authors: Aikaterini Dima, Adonis Wazir, Raquel Clark-Castillo, Iordanis Zakopoulos, Shubulade Smith and Fiona Gaughran
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:400
  40. Rural-urban differences in health service use among persons with prevalent dementia are known. However, the extent of geographic differences in health service use over a long observation period, and prior to d...

    Authors: Julie Kosteniuk, Beliz Acan Osman, Meric Osman, Jacqueline Quail, Naorin Islam, Megan E. O’Connell, Andrew Kirk, Norma Stewart, Chandima Karunanayake and Debra Morgan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:399
  41. Opioid agonist treatment (OAT) for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) has a convincing evidence base, although variable retention rates suggest that it may not be beneficial for all. One of the options to...

    Authors: Lars Henrik Myklebust, Desiree Eide, Espen A. Arnevik, Omid Dadras, Silvana De Pirro, Rune Ellefsen, Lars T. Fadnes, Morten Hesse, Timo L. Kvamme, Francesca Melis, Ann Oldervoll, Birgitte Thylstrup, Linda E.C. Wusthoff and Thomas Clausen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:398
  42. Innovative nuclear medicine services offer substantial clinical value to patients. However, these advancements often come with high costs. Traditional payment strategies do not incentivize medical institutes t...

    Authors: Haode Wang, Hui Sun, Yuyan Fu, Wendi Cheng, Chunlin Jin, Hongcheng Shi, Yashuang Luo, Xinjie Xu and Haiyin Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:397
  43. There is limited research on the experiences of access to medicines for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in health facilities among older persons in Uganda. This paper explores the perspectives of older person...

    Authors: Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Valerie Golaz, Betty Kwagala, James P. M. Ntozi and David Otundo Ayuku
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:396
  44. Ensuring the transition towards person-centred care is a growing focus in health and social care systems globally. Presented as an ethical framework for health and social care professionals, such a transition ...

    Authors: Qarin Lood, Eric Carlström, Charlotte Klinga and Emmelie Barenfeld
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:395
  45. Nurses and midwives are at the forefront of the provision of Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is crucial to provide them with competencies they need t...

    Authors: Mathias Gakwerere, Jean Pierre Ndayisenga, Anaclet Ngabonzima, Thiery Claudien Uhawenimana, Assumpta Yamuragiye, Florien Harindimana and Bernard Ngabo Rwabufigiri
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:394
  46. Independent inquiries have identified that appropriate staffing in maternity units is key to enabling quality care and minimising harm, but optimal staffing levels can be difficult to achieve when there is a s...

    Authors: Lesley Turner, Jane Ball, Paul Meredith, Ellen Kitson-Reynolds and Peter Griffiths
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:391
  47. Despite advances in managing secondary health complications after spinal cord injury (SCI), challenges remain in developing targeted community health strategies. In response, the SCI Health Maintenance Tool (S...

    Authors: John A Bourke, K. Anne Sinnott Jerram, Mohit Arora, Ashley Craig and James W Middleton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:390
  48. Chronic pain is a leading cause of disability and negatively impacts biological/physical, psychological, and social aspects of life resulting in significant pain interference or disability. This project was pa...

    Authors: Jolie N. Haun, Christopher A. Fowler, Bridget M. Smith, Lishan Cao, Kevin T. Stroupe, William A. Lapcevic, Michael S. Saenger, Rachel C. Benzinger and Dustin D. French
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:388