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  1. There is a growing emphasis on understanding patient experience in order to inform efforts to support improvement. This paper reports findings from an implementation study of an evidence-based intervention cal...

    Authors: Richard Boulton and Annette Boaz

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:923

    Content type: Research article

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  2. In order to assure high quality of nutrition and dietetic care as well as research, the implementation of a standardized terminology, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of...

    Authors: Gabriele Gäbler, Michaela Coenen, Katrin Fohringer, Michael Trauner and Tanja A. Stamm

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:920

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Primary care providers (PCPs) are typically the first to screen and evaluate patients for neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), including mild cognitive impairment and dementia. However, data on PCP attitudes and e...

    Authors: Alissa Bernstein, Kirsten M. Rogers, Katherine L. Possin, Natasha Z.R. Steele, Christine S. Ritchie, Joel H. Kramer, Michael Geschwind, Joseph J. Higgins, Jay Wohlgemuth, Rick Pesano, Bruce L. Miller and Katherine P. Rankin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:919

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  4. The health and social care sector (HCS) is currently facing multiple challenges across Europe: against the background of ageing societies, more people are in need of care. Simultaneously, several countries rep...

    Authors: Sebastian Merkel, Mervi Ruokolainen and Daniel Holman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:918

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The workforce shortage is one of the major issues associated with the recovery of Minamisoma City in Fukushima Prefecture, after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent accidents at the Fukushima Da...

    Authors: Moe Hirohara, Akihiko Ozaki and Masaharu Tsubokura

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:917

    Content type: Research article

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  6. In September 2012, Beijing, the capital of China, selected five tertiary hospitals as pilots to remove the previously allowed 15% markup for drug sales. However, while most research demonstrated the significan...

    Authors: Jianying Zeng, Xiwen Chen, Hongqiao Fu, Ming Lu and Weiyan Jian

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:916

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Improving maternal and newborn health indicators are key if Ethiopia is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To do so, women need access to skilled attendance at birth and emergency obstetric and newb...

    Authors: Theodros Getachew Zemedu, Aster Teshome, Yared Tadesse, Abebe Bekele, Emily Keyes, Patricia Bailey and Ana Lorena Ruano

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:915

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Fifteen counties contribute 98.7% of the maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality in Kenya. The dismal maternal and newborn (MNH) outcomes in these settings are mostly attributable to limited access to ski...

    Authors: Hellen Gatakaa, Elizabeth Ombech, Rogers Omondi, James Otiato, Vincent Waringa, Gordon Okomo, Richard Muga, Moses Ndiritu and Samson Gwer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:914

    Content type: Research article

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  9. This cross-sectional study evaluated the adequacy of the Family Health Strategy for the primary care model for chronic noncommunicable diseases and the changes that occurred between the two cycles of external ...

    Authors: Kelly Cristina Gomes Alves, Rafael Alves Guimarães, Marta Rovery de Souza and Otaliba Libânio de Morais Neto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:913

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In 2012, the Saskatchewan Ministry for Health mandated a system-wide Lean transformation. Research has been conducted on the implementation processes of this system-wide Lean implementation. However, no resear...

    Authors: Rachel Flynn, Thomas Rotter, Dawn Hartfield, Amanda S. Newton and Shannon D. Scott

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:912

    Content type: Research article

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  11. To explore how the influenza vaccine is promoted and delivered to children with medical comorbidities in the hospital setting, as well as the facilitators of and barriers to vaccination from the healthcare wor...

    Authors: Vanessa Ma, Pamela Palasanthiran and Holly Seale

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:911

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The capacity of the Indigenous primary healthcare (PHC) sector to continue playing a crucial role in meeting the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians is in large part reliant on th...

    Authors: Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Sandy Campbell and Ruth Fagan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:910

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Nursing process quality care metrics and indicators are quantifiable measures of the nursing care delivered to clients. They can be used to identify and support nurses’ contribution to high quality, safe, clie...

    Authors: Owen Doody, Fiona Murphy, Rosemary Lyons, Anne Gallen, Judy Ryan, Johanna Downey and Duygu Sezgin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:909

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  14. Patient safety is a key target in public health, health services and medicine. Communication between all parties involved in gynecology and obstetrics (clinical staff/professionals, expectant mothers/patients ...

    Authors: Sonia Lippke, Julian Wienert, Franziska Maria Keller, Christina Derksen, Annalena Welp, Lukas Kötting, Kerstin Hofreuter-Gätgens, Hardy Müller, Frank Louwen, Marcel Weigand, Kristina Ernst, Katrina Kraft, Frank Reister, Arkadius Polasik, Beate Huener nee Seemann, Lukas Jennewein…

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:908

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Home-bound patients in New York State requiring long-term care services have seen significant changes to their benefits due to turmoil in the Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) market. While there has been research...

    Authors: Jillian L. Shotwell, Eve Wool, Andrzej Kozikowski, Renee Pekmezaris, Jill Slaboda, Gregory Norman, Karin Rhodes and Kristofer Smith

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:907

    Content type: Research article

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  16. RESPOND is a telephone-based falls prevention program for older people who present to a hospital emergency department (ED) with a fall. A randomised controlled trial (RCT) found RESPOND to be effective at redu...

    Authors: Rebecca L. Morris, Keith D. Hill, Ilana N. Ackerman, Darshini Ayton, Glenn Arendts, Caroline Brand, Peter Cameron, Christopher D. Etherton-Beer, Leon Flicker, Anne-Marie Hill, Peter Hunter, Judy A. Lowthian, Renata Morello, Samuel R. Nyman, Julie Redfern, De Villiers Smit…

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:906

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Young people aged 10–24 years are a vulnerable group with poor health service access relative to other populations. Recent South African initiatives, the She Conquers campaign, the Integrated School Health Pol...

    Authors: Aoife M. Doyle, Lerato Mchunu, Olivier Koole, Sandile Mthembu, Siphephelo Dlamini, Nothando Ngwenya, Jane Ferguson and Janet Seeley

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:905

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  18. Ethnic minority groups from Asia and Africa living in Western countries have a higher prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) than the general population. We aimed to assess ethnic differences in diabetes care by...

    Authors: Anh Thi Tran, Tore Julsrud Berg, Bjørn Gjelsvik, Ibrahimu Mdala, Geir Thue, John Graham Cooper, Kjersti Nøkleby, Tor Claudi, Åsne Bakke, Sverre Sandberg and Anne Karen Jenum

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:904

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  19. Due to an error introduced during copyediting of this article [1], there are two corrections about the Figs. 1. The caption of Fig. 1 should be changed to “Study design”. 2. The Fig. 2 is missing.

    Authors: Manuela De Allegri, Julia Lohmann, Aurélia Souares, Michael Hillebrecht, Saidou Hamadou, Hervé Hien, Ousmane Haidara and Paul Jacob Robyn

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:903

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:733

  20. The statins are а developing group of cardiovascular medicines, widely used for dyslipidemia. As a whole statins consumption leads to reduction in cardiovascular events and death, and improves the disease cont...

    Authors: Oksana Tkachova, Larysa Iakovlieva, Zornitsa Mitkova, Manoela Manova, Alexandra Savova and Guenka Petrova

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:902

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Anticoagulation therapy is used for atrial fibrillation (AF) patients for reducing the risk of cardioembolic complications such as stroke. The previously recommended anticoagulant, warfarin, has a narrow thera...

    Authors: Aapeli Leminen, Mikko Pyykönen, Juho Tynkkynen, Markku Tykkyläinen and Tiina Laatikainen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:901

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  22. Improving patient experience of care has gained enormous attention from policy makers and providers of healthcare services in Ghana. In spite of the supposed support for patient-centered care as the means for ...

    Authors: Jacqueline Nkrumah and Gordon Abekah-Nkrumah

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:900

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  23. Integrated care is the coordination of general and behavioral health and is a highly promising and practical approach to improving healthcare delivery and patient outcomes. While there is growing interest and ...

    Authors: Nicole A. Stadnick, Euan Sadler, Jane Sandall, Cristina Fernandez Turienzo, Ian M. Bennett, Jeffrey Borkan, Bibilola Oladeji, Oye Gureje, Gregory A. Aarons and Marisa Sklar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:899

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  24. To identify the most cost-beneficial model as a national policy of screening and diagnosis of fetal Down syndrome (DS) in developing countries.

    Authors: Chanane Wanapirak, Piyaluk Buddhawongsa, Woraluck Himakalasa, Auttapan Sarnwong and Theera Tongsong

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:898

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    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:897

  25. To identify the performance of fetal Down syndrome (DS) screening for developing countries.

    Authors: Chanane Wanapirak, Wirawit Piyamongkol, Supatra Sirichotiyakul, Fuanglada Tongprasert, Kasemsri Srisupundit, Suchaya Luewan, Kuntharee Traisrisilp, Phudit Jatavan and Theera Tongsong

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:897

    Content type: Research article

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    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:898

  26. In the original publication of this article [1], the institutional author’s name needs to be revised from The Paediatric Chairs of Canada Mark Bernstein to The Paediatric Chairs of Canada.

    Authors: Guido Filler, Tom Kovesi, Erik Bourdon, Sarah Ann Jones, Laurentiu Givelichian, Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, Jason Gilliland, Marion Williams, Elaine Orrbine and Bruno Piedboeuf

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:896

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:247

  27. Organizational change is often associated with reduced employee health and increased sickness absence. However, most studies in the field accentuate major organizational change and often do not distinguish bet...

    Authors: Anniken Grønstad, Lars Erik Kjekshus, Trond Tjerbo and Vilde Hoff Bernstrøm

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:895

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Whilst there are comprehensive guidelines for the rehabilitation of people with severe impairments from stroke, there has been less attention on the health and rehabilitation needs of people with minor stroke....

    Authors: Emma Finch, Michele Foster, Tegan Cruwys, Jennifer Fleming, Philip Aitken, Katherine Jaques, Ian Williams and Darshan Shah

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:894

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. Drug information leaflets (DILs) are written for patients and health care providers to show how to use the medications safely and effectively, in order to reach the required therapeutics outcomes. This compara...

    Authors: Dina A. Arandy, Maysa W. Abu-Hashia, Bahaa M. Al-hroub, Sandra A. Qatmosh, Amer A. Koni, Baraa G. Qeeno, Samah W. Al-Jabi and Sa’ed H. Zyoud

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:892

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  30. Provider recognition of level of functioning may be suboptimal in the dialysis setting, and this lack of recognition may lead to less patient-centered care. We aimed to assess whether delivery of an app-based,...

    Authors: Laura C. Plantinga, Brian Jones, Jeremy Johnson, Amelia Lambeth, Janice P. Lea, Leigh Nadel, Ann E. Vandenberg and C. Barrett Bowling

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:891

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  31. Taiwan’s Diabetes Shared Care Program has been implemented since 2012, and the health information system plays a vital role in supporting most services of this program. However, little is known regarding the e...

    Authors: Yia-Wun Liang, Hsiao-Feng Chang and Yu-Hsiu Lin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:890

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  32. Birth registration provides the basis for population data. Previous studies have examined that collaboration between the health sector and civil registration can help improve birth registration rate. However, ...

    Authors: Clara Siagian, Wenny Wandasari, Feri Sahputra and Santi Kusumaningrum

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:889

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  33. Healthcare workers, in the hospital and in community clinics, are frequently exposed to verbal and physical abuse that can lead to frustration and despair. This study’s objectives were to evaluate trends in vi...

    Authors: Tamar Nevo, Roni Peleg, Daniel M. Kaplan and Tamar Freud

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:888

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  34. Millions of citizens in high-income countries face over-indebtedness that implies being unable to cover payment obligations with available income and assets on an ongoing basis. Studies have shown an associati...

    Authors: Jacqueline Warth, Marie-Therese Puth, Judith Tillmann, Niklas Beckmann, Johannes Porz, Ulrike Zier, Klaus Weckbecker, Birgitta Weltermann and Eva Münster

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:887

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  35. Resident satisfaction is an important aspect of nursing home quality. Despite this, few studies have systematically investigated what aspects of nursing home care are most strongly associated with satisfaction...

    Authors: Douglas Spangler, Paula Blomqvist, Ylva Lindberg and Ulrika Winblad

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:886

    Content type: Research article

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  36. When young adults transfer from pediatric to adult diabetes care they are at risk for deterioration of glycemic control, putting them at an increased risk of developing both acute and chronic complications. De...

    Authors: Rayzel Shulman, Ian Zenlea, Baiju R. Shah, Cheril Clarson, Jennifer Harrington, Alanna Landry, Zubin Punthakee, Mark R. Palmert, Geetha Mukerji, Peter C. Austin, Janet Parsons and Noah Ivers

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:885

    Content type: Study protocol

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  37. Addiction health service researchers have focused efforts on opioid use disorder (OUD) and strategies to address the emerging public health threats associated with the epidemics of opioid use and opioid overdo...

    Authors: Kim A. Hoffman, Javier Ponce Terashima and Dennis McCarty

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:884

    Content type: Review

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  38. The transition from acute mental health inpatient to community care is often a vulnerable period in the pathway, where people can experience additional risks and anxiety. Researchers globally have developed an...

    Authors: Natasha Tyler, Nicola Wright and Justin Waring

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:883

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Precision medicine is set to deliver a rich new data set of genomic information. However, the number of certified specialists in the United States is small, with only 4244 genetic counselors and 1302 clinical ...

    Authors: Scott P. McGrath, Nephi Walton, Marc S. Williams, Katherine K. Kim and Kiran Bastola

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:844

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  40. The focus of emergency room (ER) treatment is on acute medical crises, but frequent users of ER services often present with various needs. The objectives of this study were to obtain information on persistent ...

    Authors: Jonna M. Levola, Eila S. Sailas, Timo S. Säämänen, Leena M. Turunen and Annika C. Thomson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:881

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  41. Seclusion is an invasive clinical intervention used in inpatient psychiatric wards as a continuation of milieu therapy with vast behavioural implications that raise many ethical challenges. Seclusion is in Nor...

    Authors: Espen W. Haugom, Torleif Ruud and Torfinn Hynnekleiv

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:879

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  42. Community Health Workers (CHWs) are critical to providing healthcare services in countries such as India which face a severe shortage of skilled healthcare personnel especially in rural areas. The aim of this ...

    Authors: Vijaya Chebolu-Subramanian, Nachiket Sule, Richa Sharma and Nerges Mistry

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:878

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  43. Breast cancer is the leading malignancy among Filipino women, with about 23.50% of cases characterized by human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) overexpression. Trastuzumab, in addition to standard ch...

    Authors: Anne Julienne Genuino, Usa Chaikledkaew, Anna Melissa Guerrero, Thanyanan Reungwetwattana and Ammarin Thakkinstian

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:874

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  44. Short message service (SMS) presents an opportunity to expand the reach of care and improve reproductive health outcomes. SMS could increase family planning (FP) use through education, support and demand gener...

    Authors: Karren Lewis, Elizabeth K. Harrington, Daniel Matemo, Alison L. Drake, Keshet Ronen, Gabrielle O’Malley, John Kinuthia, Grace John-Stewart and Jennifer A. Unger

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:870

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  45. Basic Life Support (BLS) is the recognition of sudden cardiac arrest and activation of the emergency response system, followed by resuscitation, and rapid defibrillation. According to WHO, Pakistan has one of ...

    Authors: Babar Irfan, Ibrahim Zahid, Muhammad Sharjeel Khan, Omar Abdul Aziz Khan, Shayan Zaidi, Safia Awan, Sobia Bilal and Omar Irfan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:865

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  46. The CTN-0067 CHOICES trial tests implementation of extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) versus treatment-as-usual (TAU) for opioid use disorders (OUD) in HIV clinics to improve HIV viral suppression. The study...

    Authors: Kim A. Hoffman, Robin Baker, Lynn E. Kunkel, Elizabeth Needham Waddell, Paula J. Lum, Dennis McCarty and P. Todd Korthuis

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:862

    Content type: Research article

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  47. The reform of county-level public hospitals is a breakthrough in the new era of healthcare reform in China and has attracted considerable attention since 2012. Continuous and efficient operations of hospital a...

    Authors: Jing Liu, Beibei He, Xiaolan Xu, Leming Zhou, Jiang Li, Gongru Wang and Yingyao Chen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:858

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  48. UK “Pathway” teams offer specialist hospital care coordination for people experiencing homelessness. Emergency healthcare use is high among homeless people, yet “homelessness” is not routinely coded in Nationa...

    Authors: Hannah Field, Briony Hudson, Nigel Hewett and Zana Khan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:857

    Content type: Research article

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  49. Adverse events (AE) resulting from voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) are commonly used to measure program quality. Mozambique’s VMMC program data reports a combined moderate and severe AE rate of 0.2%...

    Authors: Atanásio Brito, Abigail Korn, Leonel Monteiro, Florindo Mudender, Adelina Maiela, Jotamo Come, Scott Barnhart and Caryl Feldacker

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:855

    Content type: Research article

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