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  1. Globally, female sex workers (FSWs) are considered a key population group due to the high HIV prevalence. Studies show that there are various factors in some contexts that render FSWs marginalised, which limit...

    Authors: Nosipho Faith Makhakhe, Anna Meyer-Weitz, Helen Struthers and James McIntyre

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:746

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The aim of this systematic review was to synthesise peer-reviewed literature assessing the impact of electronic prescribing (eP) systems on the working practices of healthcare professionals (HCPs) in the inpat...

    Authors: Soomal Mohsin-Shaikh, Dominic Furniss, Ann Blandford, Monsey McLeod, Tiantian Ma, Maedeh Y. Beykloo and Bryony Dean Franklin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:742

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  3. In recent years, several large studies have assessed the costs of national infant immunization programs, and the results of these studies are used to support planning and budgeting in low- and middle-income co...

    Authors: Cristina Munk, Allison Portnoy, Christian Suharlim, Emma Clarke-Deelder, Logan Brenzel, Stephen C. Resch and Nicolas A. Menzies

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:741

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  4. Despite an increase in studies showing the efficacy of lifestyle interventions in improving the poor health outcomes for people with severe mental illness (SMI), routine implementation remains ad hoc. Recently...

    Authors: Jeroen Deenik, Diederik E. Tenback, Erwin C. P. M. Tak, Olivier A. Blanson Henkemans, Simon Rosenbaum, Ingrid J. M. Hendriksen and Peter N. van Harten

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:740

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Safety climate is an important marker of patient safety attitudes within health care units, but the significance of intra-unit variation of safety climate perceptions (safety climate strength) is poorly unders...

    Authors: Daniel S. Tawfik, Eric J. Thomas, Timothy J. Vogus, Jessica B. Liu, Paul J. Sharek, Courtney C. Nisbet, Henry C. Lee, J. Bryan Sexton and Jochen Profit

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:738

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  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Estimation of incidence, prevalence and disease burden through routine insurance data is challenging because o...

    Authors: Holger Gothe, Sasa Rajsic, Djurdja Vukicevic, Tonio Schoenfelder, Beate Jahn, Sabine Geiger-Gritsch, Diana Brixner, Niki Popper, Gottfried Endel and Uwe Siebert

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:737

    Content type: Research article

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  7. With about 50 million people infected with hepatitis B (HBV) in India the burden of disease is high. Stigma has been identified to have a major negative impact on screening, diagnosis and treatment of hepatiti...

    Authors: F. C. van der Scheun, M. C. M. Nagelkerke, A. Kilaru, V. Shridhar, R. Prasad and T. S. van der Werf

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:736

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Reducing the burden of malaria highly depends on access to prompt and effective malaria diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study was to identify challenges affecting prompt access to effective uncomplica...

    Authors: Larissa Klootwijk, Anthony Emeritus Chirwa, Alinune Nathanael Kabaghe and Michele van Vugt

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:735

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Veterans who access both the Veterans Health Administration (VA) and non-VA health care systems require effective care coordination to avoid adverse health care outcomes. These dual-use Veterans have diverse a...

    Authors: Lindsay B. Miller, Heidi Sjoberg, Ashlea Mayberry, Marina S. McCreight, Roman A. Ayele and Catherine Battaglia

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:734

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. The last two decades have seen a growing recognition of the need to expand the impact evaluation toolbox from an exclusive focus on randomized controlled trials to including quasi-experimental approaches. This...

    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 19:733

    Content type: Study protocol

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:903

  11. Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) piloted capitation payment for primary care services in the Ashanti region from 2012 to 2017. Capitation was piloted as a means of cost containment but also to i...

    Authors: Shafiq Siita, Sharon E. Cox and Kara Hanson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:732

    Content type: Research article

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  12. South Africa has a high burden of perinatal deaths in spite of the availability of evidence-based interventions. The majority of preventable perinatal deaths occur in district hospitals and are mainly related ...

    Authors: Ntombifikile Maureen Nkwanyana and Anna Silvia Voce

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:731

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Comprehensive policies are becoming common for addressing wicked problems in health and social care. Success of these policies often varies between target organizations. This variation can often be attributed ...

    Authors: Helena Strehlenert, Johan Hansson, Monica Elisabeth Nyström and Henna Hasson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:730

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  14. Despite many recent studies on burn-out and dissatisfaction among American medical doctors, less is known about doctors in the Scandinavian public health service. The aims of this study were to analyse long-te...

    Authors: Javed Iqbal Mahmood, Kjersti Støen Grotmol, Martin Tesli, Torbjørn Moum, Ole Andreassen and Reidar Tyssen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:729

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  15. User understanding of information technology systems (IT-Systems) is a prerequisite for their use. This study aimed to explore how primary care physician trainees learn, understand and use IT-Systems.

    Authors: Michel Wensing, Barbara Paech, Catharina Roth and Simon Schwill

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:728

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Due to increasing international migration, Sweden has become a multicultural and multilingual society, with about 19% of the population born abroad, which imposes high demands on the healthcare sector and inte...

    Authors: Emina Hadziabdic and Katarina Hjelm

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:727

    Content type: Research article

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  17. In the original publication of this article [1] an author’s name needs to be revised from Katrina Nelson to Adrianne Katrina Nelson.

    Authors: Julius Ho, Karen Bachman-Carter, Shelley Thorkelson, Kristi Anderson, Jennifer Jaggi, Chris Brown, Adrianne Katrina Nelson, Cameron Curley, Caroline King, Sid Atwood and Sonya Shin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:726

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:629

  18. Maternal and child morbidity and mortality remains one of the most important public health challenges in developing countries. In rural settings, the promotion of household and community health practices throu...

    Authors: Abebe Mamo, Sudhakar Morankar, Shifera Asfaw, Nicole Bergen, Manisha A. Kulkarni, Lakew Abebe, Ronald Labonté, Zewdie Birhanu and Muluemebet Abera

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:724

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  19. Thai massage is a highly gendered and culturally specific occupation. Many female Thai masseuses migrate to Norway as marriage migrants and as such are entitled to the same public healthcare as Norwegian citiz...

    Authors: Naomi Tschirhart, Esperanza Diaz and Trygve Ottersen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:722

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Implementation science comprises a large set of theories suggesting interacting factors at different organisational levels. Development of literature syntheses and frameworks for implementation have contribute...

    Authors: M. Hartveit, E. Hovlid, M. H. A. Nordin, J. Øvretveit, G. R. Bond, E. Biringer, J. Assmus, G. H. Mariniusson and T. Ruud

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:721

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  21. Service modularity could be promising for organizing healthcare delivery to heterogeneous patient groups because it enables cost reductions while also being responsive towards individual patients’ needs. Howev...

    Authors: L. Fransen, V. J. T. Peters, B. R. Meijboom and E. de Vries

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:720

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  22. Despite improvements in recent years, Ethiopia faces a high burden of maternal morbidity and mortality. Antenatal care (ANC) may reduce maternal morbidity and mortality through the detection of pregnancy-relat...

    Authors: Nicole Bergen, Alzahra Hudani, Shifera Asfaw, Abebe Mamo, Getachew Kiros, Jaameeta Kurji, Sudhakar Morankar, Lakew Abebe, Manisha A. Kulkarni and Ronald Labonté

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:719

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  23. Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) damages the health of survivors and increases use of healthcare services. We report findings from a multi-site evaluation of hospital-based advocacy services, designed to supp...

    Authors: Gemma Halliwell, Sandi Dheensa, Elisabetta Fenu, Sue K. Jones, Jessica Asato, Suzanne Jacob and Gene Feder

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:718

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  24. Medication errors at transition of care can adversely affect patient safety. The objective of this study is to determine the effect of a transitional pharmaceutical care program on unplanned rehospitalisations.

    Authors: Fatma Karapinar-Çarkıt, Sander D. Borgsteede, Marjo J. A. Janssen, Marlies Mak, Nimet Yildirim, Carl E. H. Siegert, Peter G. M. Mol, Toine C. G. Egberts and Patricia M. L. A. van den Bemt

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:717

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  25. Patients with cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are treated over a long period of time by physicians and therapists from various institutions collaborating within a multidisciplinary team. Usually, medical records...

    Authors: Sabine Stamm-Balderjahn, Rebecca Faliniski, Susanne Rossek and Karla Spyra

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:716

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  26. Delayed diagnosis of Oral Cancer (OC) can mean a difference in quality and expectancy of life for the patient. This delay could be from the healthcare side, or more importantly from the patient’s side. Globall...

    Authors: Sarah Basharat, Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Haroon Ur Rashid and Mamoon Rashid

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:715

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:835

  27. To facilitate access to evidence-based care for back pain, a German private medical insurance offered a health program proactively to their members. Feasibility and long-term efficacy of this approach were eva...

    Authors: A. Hüppe, C. Zeuner, S. Karstens, M. Hochheim, M. Wunderlich and H. Raspe

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:714

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  28. HIV/AIDS in resource-limited settings poses a high risk of occupational exposure to healthcare workers due to higher number of HIV infected patients. Hence, antiretroviral based post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)...

    Authors: Betelhem Anteneh, Sewunet Admasu Belachew, Alem Endeshaw, Zewdu Birhanu Wubneh and Barun Ranjan Sarkar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:713

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  29. Numerous studies have examined the role of community health workers (CHWs) in improving the delivery of health services and accelerating progress towards national and international development goals. A limited...

    Authors: Mohamed Yunus Rafiq, Hannah Wheatley, Hildegalda P. Mushi and Colin Baynes

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:712

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  30. Despite people living with dementia representing a significant proportion of health and social care users, until recently in the United Kingdom (UK) there were no prescribed standards for dementia education an...

    Authors: S. J. Smith, S. Parveen, C. Sass, M. Drury, J. R. Oyebode and C. A. Surr

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:711

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  31. Community dialogues have been widely used as a method for community engagement and participation to cover a broad range of areas. However, there has been limited documentation and evaluation of the process, pa...

    Authors: Tamaryn L. Crankshaw, Yolandie Kriel, Cecilia Milford, Joanna Paula Cordero, Nzwakie Mosery, Petrus S. Steyn and Jennifer Smit

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:710

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  32. With rural population aging there are growing numbers of people with dementia in rural and remote settings. The role of primary health care (PHC) is critical in rural locations, yet there is a lack of rural-sp...

    Authors: Debra Morgan, Julie Kosteniuk, Megan E. O’Connell, Andrew Kirk, Norma J. Stewart, Dallas Seitz, Melanie Bayly, Amanda Froehlich Chow, Valerie Elliot, Jean Daku, Tracy Hack, Faye Hoium, Deb Kennett-Russill and Kristen Sauter

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:709

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  33. Multimorbidity is associated with higher healthcare resource utilization, but we lack data on the association of specific combinations of comorbidities with healthcare resource utilization. We aimed to identif...

    Authors: Carole E. Aubert, Niklaus Fankhauser, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Jérôme Stirnemann, Drahomir Aujesky, Andreas Limacher and Jacques Donzé

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:708

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  34. Despite the increasing burden of diabetes in Uganda, little is known about the quality of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) care especially in rural areas. Poor quality of care is a serious limitation to the con...

    Authors: Catherine Birabwa, Mulekya F. Bwambale, Peter Waiswa and Roy W. Mayega

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:706

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  35. Stroke incidence rates have fallen in high-income countries over the last several decades, but findings regarding the trend over recent years have been mixed. The aim of the study was to describe and model tem...

    Authors: Kim Rand, Fredrik Andreas Dahl, Joe Viana, Ole Morten Rønning, Kashif Waqar Faiz and Mathias Barra

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:705

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  36. Skin rash remains one of the most prevalent and troublesome clinical problems experienced by patients on chemotherapy and targeted therapy. To ensure high-quality care, guidelines are seen as the best guidance...

    Authors: Fangyuan Zhang, Sumei Lv, Yating Feng, Xuan Yang and Wanmin Qiang

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:704

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  37. In the United States, there is well-documented regional variation in prescription drug spending. However, the specific role of physician adoption of brand name drugs on the variation in patient-level prescript...

    Authors: Ilinca D. Metes, Lingshu Xue, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Haiden A. Huskamp, Walid F. Gellad, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Seth Richards-Shubik, Hasan Guclu and Julie M. Donohue

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:703

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  38. In the original publication of this article [1], the title should be revised as blow:

    Authors: Mohammad Hassan Kazemi-galougahi, Elham Dadgar, Zahra Kavosi and Reza Majdzadeh

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:702

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:569

  39. Readmissions following exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are prevalent and costly. Multimorbidity is common in COPD and understanding how comorbidity influences readmission risk wil...

    Authors: Russell G. Buhr, Nicholas J. Jackson, Gerald F. Kominski, Steven M. Dubinett, Michael K. Ong and Carol M. Mangione

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:701

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  40. Dengue is an emerging vector disease with frequent outbreaks in Nepal that pose a major threat to public health. Dengue control activities are mostly outbreak driven, and still lack systematic interventions wh...

    Authors: Ashmin Hari Bhattarai, Guardian Yoki Sanjaya, Anil Khadka, Randeep Kumar and Riris Andono Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:699

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  41. Few studies have estimated planned home deaths compared to actual place of death in a general population or the longitudinal course of home nursing services and associations with place of death. We aimed to in...

    Authors: Camilla Kjellstadli, Ling Han, Heather Allore, Elisabeth Flo, Bettina S. Husebo and Steinar Hunskaar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:698

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  42. The reason for doctor visits associated with bad working conditions (and workplace bullying) remains unknown. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the association between perceived working condition...

    Authors: André Hajek and Hans-Helmut König

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:697

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  43. Overweight and obesity is a major global public health challenge, and understanding the implications for healthcare systems is essential for policy planning. Past studies have typically found positive associat...

    Authors: Christina Hansen Edwards, Eline Aas and Jonas Minet Kinge

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:696

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  44. Bar code- or radio frequency identification (RFID)-based medical instrument management systems have gradually been introduced in the field of surgical medicine for the individual management and identification ...

    Authors: Takeki Yoshikawa, Eizen Kimura, Emi Akama, Hiromi Nakao, Toshihiro Yorozuya and Ken Ishihara

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:695

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  45. Group-based Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP), aligned with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promote clinically significant weight loss and reduce cardio-metabolic risks. S...

    Authors: Kristen M. J. Azar, Catherine Nasrallah, Nina K. Szwerinski, John J. Petersen, Meghan C. Halley, Deborah Greenwood and Robert J. Romanelli

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:694

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  46. Hypertension, itself a cardiovascular condition, is a significant risk factor for other cardiovascular diseases. Hypertension is recognized as a major public health challenge in Ghana. Beginning in 2014, a col...

    Authors: Amos K. Laar, Alma J. Adler, Agnes M. Kotoh, Helena Legido-Quigley, Isabelle L. Lange, Pablo Perel and Peter Lamptey

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:693

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  47. Given the considerable efforts and resources required to develop practice guidelines, developers need to prioritize what topics and questions to address. This study aims to identify and describe prioritization...

    Authors: Amena El-Harakeh, Rami Z. Morsi, Racha Fadlallah, Lama Bou-Karroum, Tamara Lotfi and Elie A. Akl

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2019 19:692

    Content type: Research article

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