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  1. The establishment of mental health facilities in the community has been hindered by opposition from local residents in Hong Kong. Through a comparative review, this study aimed to compare the issues related to...

    Authors: Xiaoting Ou, Vincent W. P. Lee and Daniel W. L. Lai
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:18
  2. Hospital productivity is of great importance for patients and public health to achieve better availability and health outcomes. Previous research demonstrates that improvements can be reached by directing more...

    Authors: Philip Åhlin, Peter Almström and Carl Wänström
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:17
  3. In response to the increase in vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and many other African countries from 2017 to 2019, concentrated efforts are needed to improve the effectiveness of vacc...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamani, Idil Hussein Jama, Mian Amoakon Yves Roland, Leah Wanjeri, Abena Aboagyewaa Oppon-Kusi, Dorcas Karimi, Patsy Kiconco, Oromena Edwin Akpotu and Mahafous Saka
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:16
  4. In line with global trends, cancer incidence and mortality may have decreased for specific types of cancer in Qatar. However, the cancer-related burden on patients, healthcare systems, and the economy is expec...

    Authors: Anas Hamad, Shereen Elazzazy, Salha Bujassoum, Kakil Rasul, Javid Gaziev, Honar Cherif, Zakiya Al-Boloshi, Yolande Hanssens, Ayman Saleh, Hadi Abu Rasheed, Daoud Al-Badriyeh, Ahmed Babiker, Amid Abu Hmaidan and Moza Al-Hail
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:15
  5. Colorectal cancer is one of the most prevalent gastrointestinal cancers in Iran i.e., the fourth and the second prevalent cancer among Iranian males and females, respectively. A routine screening program is ef...

    Authors: Farimah Rahimi, Reza Rezayatmand, Javad Shojaeenejad, Elham Tabesh, Zahra Ravankhah and Peyman Adibi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:13
  6. Immunization is critical to saving children from infections. To increase vaccination coverage, valid and real-time data are needed. Accordingly, it is essential to have a good report system that serves as defa...

    Authors: Sulistyawati Sulistyawati, Trisno Agung Wibowo, Rokhmayanti Rokhmayanti, Andri Setyo Dwi Nugroho, Tri Wahyuni Sukesi, Siti Kurnia Widi Hastuti, Surahma Asti Mulasari and Marta Feletto
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:12
  7. Integrated care is a model recognised internationally, however, there is limited evidence about its usability in the community. This study aimed to elicit community and provider views about integrated care and...

    Authors: Ann Carrigan, Natalie Roberts, Robyn Clay-Williams, Peter Hibbert, Elizabeth Austin, Diana Fajardo Pulido, Isabelle Meulenbroeks, Hoa Mi Nguyen, Mitchell Sarkies, Sarah Hatem, Katherine Maka, Graeme Loy and Jeffrey Braithwaite
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:11
  8. Privately-owned cannabis clinics have sprung up in many jurisdictions where medicinal cannabis has been legalised and provide an alternative pathway for patients who are unable or unwilling to access a prescri...

    Authors: Vinuli Withanarachchie, Marta Rychert and Chris Wilkins
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:10

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:69

  9. Integrated mental health care models that provide rapid access to video consultations with mental health specialists for primary care patients are a promising short-term, low-threshold treatment option and may...

    Authors: Markus W. Haun, Lydia Oeljeklaus, Mariell Hoffmann, Justus Tönnies, Michel Wensing, Joachim Szecsenyi, Frank Peters-Klimm, Regina Krisam, Dorothea Kronsteiner, Mechthild Hartmann and Hans-Christoph Friederich
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:9
  10. The continued attrition of maternity services across rural communities in high resource countries demands a rigorous, systematic approach to determining population level need, including a clear understanding o...

    Authors: Jude Kornelsen, Glenys Webster, Stephanie Lin, Nicky Cairncross, Erin Lindstrom and Stefan Grzybowski
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:8
  11. India, the seventh-largest country in the world and the second-most populated faces enormous challenges when it comes to healthcare. The country’s healthcare system was close to collapse due to the detrimental...

    Authors: Eslavath Rajkumar, Aswathy Gopi, Aditi Joshi, Aleena Elizabeth Thomas, N. M. Arunima, Gosetty Sri Ramya, Prachi Kulkarni, P. Rahul, Allen Joshua George, John Romate and John Abraham
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:7
  12. Health care systems around the world are struggling with limited resources, in relation to the prevailing health care need. An accessible primary care is an important part of the solution for how to provide af...

    Authors: Suzana Holmér, Ann- Charlotte Nedlund, Kristin Thomas and Barbro Krevers
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:6
  13. While interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is widely considered a key element of comprehensive patient treatment, evidence focusing on its impact on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) is inconclusive. The aim o...

    Authors: Laura Kaiser, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer and Dawid Pieper
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:5
  14. Telephone triage has been established in many countries as a response to the challenge of non-urgent use of out-of-hours primary care services. However, limited evidence is available regarding the effect of tr...

    Authors: Bent Håkan Lindberg, Ingrid Keilegavlen Rebnord and Sigurd Høye
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:4
  15. Transition-age youth (TAY) with chronic health conditions frequently experience co-occurring mental health conditions. However, little is known about the perspectives of TAY with co-occurring diagnoses prepari...

    Authors: Brooke Allemang, Susan Samuel, Karina Pintson, Megan Patton, Katelyn Greer, Marcela Farias, Keighley Schofield, Kathleen C. Sitter, Scott B. Patten, Andrew S. Mackie and Gina Dimitropoulos
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:2
  16. Linked electronic medical records and administrative data have the potential to support a learning health system and data-driven quality improvement. However, data completeness and accuracy must first be asses...

    Authors: Rukia Swaleh, Taylor McGuckin, Denise Campbell-Scherer, Brock Setchell, Peter Senior and Roseanne O. Yeung
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:1
  17. Chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is complex and often requires multimodal management comprising of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. To inform delivery of CNCP management, it is important ...

    Authors: Ria E. Hopkins, Louisa Degenhardt, Gabrielle Campbell, Sara Farnbach and Natasa Gisev
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1603
  18. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), consisting of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), is a chronic disorder with a considerable negative impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). During the...

    Authors: Line Alvestad, Lars-Petter Jelsness-Jørgensen, Rasmus Goll, Anne Clancy, Thomas Gressnes, Per Christian Valle and Ann Ragnhild Broderstad
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1602
  19. Globally, breast cancer is the most common cancer type and the leading cause of cancer mortality among women in developing countries. A high prevalence of late breast cancer diagnosis and treatment has been re...

    Authors: Agani Afaya, Sheena Ramazanu, Obasanjo Afolabi Bolarinwa, Vida Nyagre Yakong, Richard Adongo Afaya, Richard Gyan Aboagye, Silas Selorm Daniels-Donkor, Ahmed-Rufai Yahaya, Jinhee Shin, Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Martin Amogre Ayanore and Robert Kaba Alhassan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1601
  20. Febrile neutropenia (FN) is a prevalent and potentially life-threatening complication in patients with lymphoma receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy. Pegfilgrastim is more effective than filgrastim as proph...

    Authors: Girma Tekle Gebremariam, Atalay Mulu Fentie, Kebede Beyene, Beate Sander and Gebremedhin Beedemariam Gebretekle
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1600
  21. Individuals with psychotic disorders experience widespread treatment failures and risk early death. Sweden’s largest department specializing in psychotic disorders sought to improve patients’ health by develop...

    Authors: Andreas Gremyr, Christopher Holmberg, Johan Thor, Ulf Malm, Boel Andersson Gäre and Ann-Christine Andersson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1599
  22. This study aimed to investigate the effects of orthodontic treatment on cumulative out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditures for up to 8 years and the factors contributing to changes in individual OOP dental expenses.

    Authors: Bo-Ra Kim, Han-A Cho and Hosung Shin
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1598
  23. In order to support decisions regarding governance, organization and control models of the healthcare system, the Swedish government, as well as regional-level agencies, regularly commissions expert reports th...

    Authors: Anna T. Höglund, Erica Falkenström and Stefan Svallfors
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1597
  24. Integrating mental health services into primary care is a key strategy for reducing the mental healthcare treatment gap in low- and middle-income countries. We examined healthcare use and costs over time among...

    Authors: Luke R. Aldridge, Emily C. Garman, Bryan Patenaude, Judith K. Bass, Mark J. D. Jordans and Nagendra P. Luitel
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1596
  25. Pragmatic primary care trials aim to test interventions in “real world” health care settings, but clinics willing and able to participate in trials may not be representative of typical clinics. This analysis c...

    Authors: Paige D Wartko, Hongxiang Qiu, Abisola E. Idu, Onchee Yu, Jennifer McCormack, Abigail G. Matthews, Jennifer F. Bobb, Andrew J. Saxon, Cynthia I. Campbell, David Liu, Jordan M. Braciszewski, Sean M. Murphy, Rachael P. Burganowski, Mark T. Murphy, Viviana E. Horigian, Leah K. Hamilton…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1593
  26. Patient reported outcome measures (PROM) can improve patient care and be crucial for symptom tracking especially during disease outbreaks. FLU-PRO Plus is a validated PROM used to track viral respiratory sympt...

    Authors: Jennifer C. Gander, Ella Chrenka, Lee Cromwell, Anjali R. Truitt, Musu Sesay, Marni Segall, Sandra A. Amouzou, Alexander F. Hudgins, Prasanthi Kodthala, Douglas Roblin, Adrienne N. Deneal, Thomas Whiting, John H. Powers and Brian C. Martinson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1591

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:90

  27. BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), the largest NGO globally, implemented a community-based comprehensive social behavior communication intervention to increase community resilience through preventi...

    Authors: Fahmida Akter, Malika Tamim, Avijit Saha, Imran Ahmed Chowdhury, Omor Faruque, Animesh Talukder, Mohiuddin Ahsanul Kabir Chowdhury, Monzur Morshed Patwary, Albaab-Ur Rahman, Morseda Chowdhury and Malabika Sarker
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1590

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2023 23:60

  28. To understand better what influences the practice of our transition program, we wanted to explore the underlying theory of health.

    Authors: Kjersti J. Ø. Fløtten, Isabelle Aujoulat, Vegard B. B. Wyller and Anne Lee Solevåg
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1589
  29. Community health workers (CHW) have grown in prominence within the healthcare sector, yet there is no clear consensus regarding a CHW’s role, purpose, and value within health systems. This lack of consensus ha...

    Authors: Erin E. McCarville, Molly A. Martin, Preethi Lakshmi Pratap, Eve Pinsker, Steven M. Seweryn and Karen E. Peters
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1587
  30. Population ageing puts pressure on health systems initially designed to handle acute and episodic illnesses. Segmenting an ageing population based on its healthcare utilization may enable policymakers to under...

    Authors: Leonard Roth, Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud, Marie-Annick Le Pogam, Julien Dupraz, Juan-Manuel Blanco, Yves Henchoz and Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1586
  31. Social needs case management programs are a strategy to coordinate social and medical care for high-risk patients. Despite widespread interest in social needs case management, not all interventions have shown ...

    Authors: Mark D. Fleming, Nadia Safaeinili, Margae Knox, Elizabeth Hernandez, Emily E. Esteban, Urmimala Sarkar and Amanda L. Brewster
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1585
  32. Continuity of care is an attribute of high-quality health systems and a necessary component of chronic disease management. Assessment of health information systems for HIV care in South Africa has identified s...

    Authors: Hannah H. Leslie, Alyssa C. Mooney, Hailey J. Gilmore, Emily Agnew, Jessica S. Grignon, Julia deKadt, Starley B. Shade, Mary Jane Ratlhagana, Jeri Sumitani, Scott Barnhart, Wayne T. Steward and Sheri A. Lippman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1584
  33. Family Presence During Invasive Procedures (FPDI) generates controversy among healthcare professionals. Twibell and her team designed an instrument that measured nurses’ Risk-Benefit and Self-Confidence percep...

    Authors: Eva de Mingo-Fernández, Ángel Belzunegui-Eraso, Guillermina Medina-Martín, Roser Cuesta-Martínez, Raquel Tejada-Musté and María Jiménez-Herrera
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1583
  34. First-line treatment for behavioral and psychiatric symptoms of dementia is non-pharmacological. Still, psychotropic medication is widely used, despite its limited effect and harmful side-effects. More than ha...

    Authors: Pernille Hølmkjær, Charlotte Vermehren, Anne Holm, Maarten Pieter Rozing, Kirsten Høj and Gritt Overbeck
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1582
  35. Computerized decision support systems (CDSS) and performance-based incentives (PBIs) can improve health-worker performance. However, there is minimal evidence on the combined effects of these interventions or ...

    Authors: Gifty Apiung Aninanya, John E Williams, Afua Williams, Easmon Otupiri and Natasha Howard
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1581
  36. Dasatinib and imatinib are the recommended tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) for treating pediatric Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph + ALL), and the one which has been approved indication...

    Authors: Wang Cao, Yuncui Yu, Yingpeng Qiu, Lu Liu, Hao Zhang, Liwei Shi, Yue Xiao, Lulu Jia, Ruidong Zhang and Xiaoling Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1580
  37. The AIRE operational project will evaluate the implementation of the routine Pulse Oximeter (PO) use in the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) strategy for children under-5 in primary health car...

    Authors: Gildas Boris Hedible, Sarah Louart, Désiré Neboua, Laura Catala, Gildas Anago, Abdoul-Guaniyi Sawadogo, G. Désiré Kargougou, Bertrand Meda, Jacques Séraphin Kolié, Adama Hema, Sory Keita, Mactar Niome, Abdoul Salam Savadogo, Lucie Peters-Bokol, Honorat Agbeci, Zineb Zair…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1579
  38. Transdisciplinary approaches can streamline processes and build workforce capacity by blurring traditional responsibilities and integrating aspects of care. Emerging evidence shows transdisciplinary approaches...

    Authors: Aleysha K. Martin, Theresa L. Green, Alexandra L. McCarthy, P. Marcin Sowa and E-Liisa Laakso
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1578
  39. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. With appropriate screening and treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In Kenya, cervical cancer screening is recommended for all women of ...

    Authors: McKenna C. Eastment, George Wanje, Barbra A. Richardson, Emily Mwaringa, Shem Patta, Kenneth Sherr, Ruanne V. Barnabas, Kishorchandra Mandaliya, Walter Jaoko and R. Scott McClelland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1577
  40. The indiscriminate use of antimicrobials is considered a major contributing factor to the increase in antimicrobial resistance. Community pharmacies are the main source of access to antimicrobials, and pharmac...

    Authors: Elindayane Vieira de Souza, Lara Joana Santos Caxico Vieira, Sylmara Nayara Pereira dos Santos, Sabrina Cerqueira-Santos, Kérilin Stancine Santos Rocha, Rafaella de Oliveira Santos Silva and Divaldo Pereira de Lyra Jr
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1576
  41. The emergency of antimicrobial resistance due to irrational antimicrobial use has put public health under threat. Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets (ADDOs) play an important role in enhancing availability and...

    Authors: David T. Myemba, Betty A. Maganda, Upendo O. Kibwana, Lilian Nkinda, Pacifique Ndayishimiye, Manase Kilonzi, Wigilya P. Mikomangwa, Belinda J. Njiro, Harrieth P. Ndumwa, Hamu J. Mlyuka, Fatuma F. Felix, Dorkasi L. Mwakawanga, Peter P. Kunambi, Godfrey Sambayi, Judith K. Costantine, Alphonce I. Marealle…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1575
  42. Dental diseases have detrimental effects on healthcare systems and societies at large. Providing access to dental care can arguably improve health outcomes, reduce healthcare utilization costs, and improve sev...

    Authors: Abdulrahman Ghoneim, Arezoo Ebnahmady, Violet D’Souza, Kamini Kaura Parbhakar, Helen He, Madeline Gerbig, Sonica Singhal and Carlos Quiñonez
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1574
  43. One of the most pressing issues in our society is the provision of proper care and treatment for the growing global health challenge of ageing. Assistive Technology and Telecare (ATT) is a key component in fac...

    Authors: Lydia D. Boyle, Bettina S. Husebo and Maarja Vislapuu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1573
  44. Authors: S’thembile Thusini, Maria Milenova, Noushig Nahabedian, Barbara Grey, Tayana Soukup, Kia-Chong Chua and Claire Henderson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1567

    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1492