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  1. Responsiveness is one of the widely used metrics in assessing the performance of healthcare systems. An analysis of the determinants of health care demand and supply and how the Saudi health system responds to...

    Authors: Zlatko Nikoloski, Taghred Alghaith, Christopher H. Herbst, Mariam Hamza, Quds AlSaffer, Mohammed Alluhidan, Di Dong, Reem Alsukait, Latifah Alqasem and Nahar Alazemi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1524
  2. In Tanzania, the Medical Stores Department is the principal pharmaceutical provider to public health facilities throughout the country. However, growing demand from health facilities has proved difficult to sa...

    Authors: Romuald Mbwasi, Denis Mbepera, William Mfuko, Jason Makanzo, Martha Kikwale, Robert Canavan, Manfred Stoermer and Karin Wiedenmayer
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1523
  3. The availability of a variety of modern contraceptive methods is necessary but insufficient to provide a high-quality contraceptive service to postabortion clients. Women, especially young women, must be empow...

    Authors: Valerie N. Acre, Sally Dijkerman, Lisa M. Calhoun, Ilene S. Speizer, Cheri Poss and Ernest Nyamato
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1519
  4. The successful implementation of evidence-based innovations to improve healthcare delivery often requires a well-planned strategy to support their use. With a greater recognition of the importance of an implem...

    Authors: Aizhan Karabukayeva, Larry R. Hearld, Reena Kelly, Allyson Hall and Jasvinder Singh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1518
  5. Clinical efficiency is a key component of the value-based care model and a driver of patient satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to identify and address inefficiencies at a high-volume radiation oncolo...

    Authors: Shane Mesko, Julius Weng, Prajnan Das, Albert C. Koong, Joseph M. Herman, Dorothy Elrod-Joplin, Ashley Kerr, Thomas Aloia, John Frenzel, Katy E. French, Wendi Martinez, Iris Recinos, Abdulaziz Alshaikh, Utpala Daftary, Amy C. Moreno and Quynh-Nhu Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1517
  6. To explore health care professionals’ (HCPs) perspectives, experiences and preferences towards digital technology use in routine palliative care delivery.

    Authors: Susann May, Dunja Bruch, Anne Gehlhaar, Felizitas Linderkamp, Kerstin Stahlhut, Martin Heinze, Matthew Allsop and Felix Muehlensiepen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1516
  7. Community-based treatment of possible serious bacterial infection (PSBI) in young infants, when referral to a hospital is not possible, can result in high treatment coverage and low case fatality. However, in ...

    Authors: Gizachew Tadele Tiruneh, Tsinuel Girma Nigatu, Hema Magge and Lisa Ruth Hirschhorn
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1515
  8. A field trial to evaluate a self-collect point-of-care HPV screen-and-treat (HPV S&T) program was implemented in two Well Women Clinics in Papua New Guinea (Papua New Guinea). Assessing the acceptability of a ...

    Authors: Hawa Camara, Somu Nosi, Gloria Munnull, Steven G. Badman, John Bolgna, Joseph Kuk, Glen Mola, Rebecca Guy, Andrew J. Vallely and Angela Kelly-Hanku
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1514
  9. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the optimization of clinical and patient workflows in healthcare. There is a need for research to specify clinical requirements for AI-enhance...

    Authors: Miia Jansson, Pasi Ohtonen, Timo Alalääkkölä, Juuso Heikkinen, Minna Mäkiniemi, Sanna Lahtinen, Riikka Lahtela, Merja Ahonen, Sirpa Jämsä and Janne Liisantti
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1513
  10. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are the leading causes of perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Early detection and treatment of preeclampsia is lifesaving; however, evidence suggests that the majority of w...

    Authors: Saada Ali Seif and Salma Ali Rashid
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1512
  11. A major component of the validity of the discrete choice experiment (DCE) research design lies in the correct specification of attributes and levels relevant to the research focus. In this paper, we set out th...

    Authors: Olujide Arije, Jason Madan and Tintswalo Hlungwani
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1511
  12. In South Korea, after the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome epidemic was aggravated by long stays in crowded emergency departments (EDs), a 24-hour target policy for EDs was introduced to prevent ...

    Authors: Sookyung Park, Hansol Chang, Weon Jung, Se Uk Lee, Sung Yeon Hwang, Hee Yoon, Won Chul Cha, Tae Gun Shin, Min Seob Sim, Ik Joon Jo and Taerim Kim
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1510
  13. The COVID-19 pandemic actualised the dilemma of how to balance physicians´ obligation to treat patients and their own perceived risk of being infected. To discuss this in a constructive way we need empirical s...

    Authors: Karin Isaksson Rø, Morten Magelssen, Fredrik Bååthe, Ingrid Miljeteig and Berit Bringedal
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1509
  14. Job morale is thought to be particularly low in Kazakhstan, adversely affecting job motivation, job satisfaction and burnout rates. Previous research suggests that high job morale has a better effect on patien...

    Authors: Alina Sabitova, Lauren M. Hickling, Medet Toleubayev, Nikolina Jovanović and Stefan Priebe
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1508
  15. Compulsory hospitalisation in mental health care restricts patients’ liberty and is experienced as harmful by many. Such hospitalisations continue to be used due to their assumed benefit, despite limited scien...

    Authors: Tore Hofstad, Tonje Lossius Husum, Jorun Rugkåsa and Bjørn Morten Hofmann
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1507
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic, and its associated social distancing measures, gave profound changes to the everyday and academic life of students in higher education. The current study is the first to use nation-wide ...

    Authors: Mari Grøsland, Vilde Bergstad Larsen, Anne Reneflot and Rannveig Kaldager Hart
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1506
  17. In January 2010, Haiti was hit by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake. The impact of the earthquake on Universal Health Coverage in mothers remains unclear. This study explores the association between the 2010 Haiti ea...

    Authors: Naoki Hirose, Sanmei Chen, Koichiro Shiba, Crystal L. Patil, Md Moshiur Rahman and Yoko Shimpuku
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1505
  18. Child abuse and neglect are significant social and health issues in New Zealand. As the government provides free oral care to children and adolescents, oral health practitioners are positioned to respond to ch...

    Authors: Heuiwon Han, Amanda B. Lees, Zac Morse and Jane Koziol-McLain
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1504
  19. Reinforced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the capacity of health systems to cope with increasing healthcare demands has been an abiding concern of both governments and the public. Health systems are made up from no...

    Authors: David I. Ben-Tovim, Mariusz Bajger, Viet Duong Bui, Shaowen Qin and Campbell H. Thompson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1503
  20. Little is known about how asymptomatic testing as a method to control transmission of COVID-19 can be implemented, and the prevalence of asymptomatic infection within university populations. The objective of t...

    Authors: Claire Blackmore, Gareth W. Hall, Rebecca C. Allsopp, Anna L. Hansell, Caroline M. Cowley, Ruth C. Barber, Christopher W. Holmes, Martin D. Tobin, Jacqui A. Shaw, Nigel J. Brunskill and Philip N. Baker
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1502
  21. We sought to examine the association of psychosocial working conditions with concerns to have made important medical errors and to identify possible intermediate factors in this relationship.

    Authors: Viola Mambrey, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1501
  22. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) electronic health records (EHR) offer a rich source of big data to study medical and health care questions, but patient eligibility and preferences may limit generaliza...

    Authors: David S. Fink, Malka Stohl, Zachary L. Mannes, Dvora Shmulewitz, Melanie Wall, Sarah Gutkind, Mark Olfson, Jaimie Gradus, Salomeh Keyhani, Charles Maynard, Katherine M. Keyes, Scott Sherman, Silvia Martins, Andrew J. Saxon and Deborah S. Hasin
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1500
  23. At birth, individual has a health capital that depends on family, environmental and personal characteristics which depreciates over time requiring investment. It’s in this sense that this article aims to analy...

    Authors: Essohanam Pelenguei and Mikémina Pilo
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1499
  24. Healthy Texas Women (HTW) is a fee-for-service family planning program that excludes affiliates of abortion providers. The HTW network includes providers who participate in Title X or the state Family Planning...

    Authors: Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Elizabeth Ela, Elsa Vizcarra, Liana J. Petruzzi, Kristine Hopkins, Joseph E. Potter and Kari White
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1498
  25. The impact of cancer extends beyond patients and consumes their families. Family members are widely recognized as informal caregivers. The economic burden on family caregivers is increased with new treatments,...

    Authors: Ammar Elgadi, Aseel Hisham, Hayat A. Ahmed, Hiba Ali Elzaki, Kamil Merghani Ali shaaban, Ola Dafaalla, Osama Ahmed Elkhidir, Salma S. Alrawa, Tahani Amin Mahmoud and Waad Wadidi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1497
  26. Little literature exists on culturally grounded approaches for addressing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) among Métis people. The goal of this mix...

    Authors: Rachel Landy, Danielle Atkinson, Kandace Ogilvie, Raye St. Denys, Carrielynn Lund and Catherine Worthington
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1496
  27. The verdict of Not Criminally Responsible on account of a Mental Disorder (NCRMD) is increasingly used to access specialized mental health services in Canada and elsewhere. This situation highlights the import...

    Authors: Marichelle C. Leclair, Yanick Charette, Michael Seto, Tonia L. Nicholls, Laurence Roy, Mathieu Dufour and Anne G. Crocker
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1495
  28. Depression is highly prevalent in general practice, and organisation of primary health care probably affects the provision of depression care. General practitioners (GPs) in Norway and the Netherlands fulfil c...

    Authors: Anneli Borge Hansen, Valborg Baste, Øystein Hetlevik, Tone Smith-Sivertsen, Inger Haukenes, Derek de Beurs, Mark Nielen and Sabine Ruths
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1494
  29. Integrating the care of adolescents and young people into existing public health facilities requires deliberate efforts to address challenges related to policy and service provision. This study assessed key in...

    Authors: Olujide Arije, Tintswalo Hlungwani and Jason Madan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1493
  30. Return on Investment (ROI) is increasingly being used to evaluate financial benefits from healthcare Quality Improvement (QI). ROI is traditionally used to evaluate investment performance in the commercial fie...

    Authors: S’thembile Thusini, Maria Milenova, Noushig Nahabedian, Barbara Grey, Tayana Soukup, Kia-Chong Chua and Claire Henderson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1492

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1567

  31. Promotion, uptake, and adherence of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is paramount to ending the HIV epidemic among young Black men who have sex with men in the South. The purpose of this study was to explore st...

    Authors: Latrice C. Pichon, Michelle Teti, Shanell McGoy, Velma McBride Murry and Paul D. Juarez
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1491
  32. Home care workers perform physically strenuous tasks, in particular when handling patients with high care demands. Thus, musculoskeletal pain and sick leave is greater in this group than in the general populat...

    Authors: Fredrik Klæboe Lohne, Marius Steiro Fimland, Andreas Holtermann, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Heike Fischer, Trine Minde Gellein and Skender Redzovic
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1490
  33. Continuity of care remains a challenge for TB patients who are discharged from hospital and referred to primary health care clinics in South Africa. The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and per...

    Authors: Idriss Ibrahim Kallon and Christopher J Colvin
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1489
  34. Systematically assessing disease risk can improve population health by identifying those eligible for enhanced prevention/screening strategies. This study aims to determine the clinical impact of a systematic ...

    Authors: R. Ryanne Wu, Rachel A. Myers, Joan Neuner, Catherine McCarty, Irina V. Haller, Melissa Harry, Kimberly G. Fulda, David Dimmock, Tejinder Rakhra-Burris, Adam Buchanan, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg and Lori A. Orlando
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1486
  35. Accurate and precise measures of health literacy (HL) is supportive for health policy making, tailoring health service design, and ensuring equitable access to health services. According to research, valid and...

    Authors: Christopher Le, Øystein Guttersrud, Kristine Sørensen and Hanne Søberg Finbråten
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1485
  36. Clinicians’ experiences of providing care constitute an important outcome for evaluating care from a value-based healthcare perspective. Yet no currently available instruments have been designed and validated ...

    Authors: Reema Harrison, Elizabeth Manias, Louise Ellis, Laurel Mimmo, Ramesh Walpola, Ben Roxas-Harris, Timothy Dobbins, Rebecca Mitchell, Sharyn Cowie, Glen Maberly, Catherine Chan and Liz Hay
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1484
  37. Inadequate preoperative management of chronic medications can place perioperative patients at risk and cause unnecessary delays in surgical procedures. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of chronic ...

    Authors: Hai-Ting Cheng, Ming Zhao, Hong-Tao Liu, Guo-Liang Shen, Ting Zhao and Zhi-En Feng
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1483
  38. To further curb preventable child deaths, some countries have implemented Child Death Review (CDR). CDR is a comprehensive multidisciplinary process that investigates, reviews, and registers all child deaths t...

    Authors: Haruko Yatake, Ai Aoki, Atsushi Numaguchi and Kenji Takehara
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1482
  39. Fear of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its complications may result in stigmatization of individuals who may carry the virus. This is of special concern to healthcare workers who tolerate additional p...

    Authors: Hasan Nabil Al Houri, Abdullah Alhouri, Rand T. Akasheh, Christine E. S. Jovanovic, Heba Al-tarcheh, Douaa Mohammad Nazir Arrouk, Ahmad Nabil Alhouri, Marah Marrawi, Malik E. Juweid and Youssef Latifeh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1481
  40. Although HIV testing in family planning (FP) clinics is a promising approach for engaging women in HIV treatment and prevention services, HIV testing rates are low in FP clinics in Kenya. In 2018, a cluster ra...

    Authors: Dorothy Thomas, George Wanje, McKenna C. Eastment, R. Scott McClelland, Emily Mwaringa, Shem Patta, Walter Jaoko, John Kinuthia, Aisha Abubakar, Kenneth Sherr and Ruanne V. Barnabas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1480
  41. The role of the pharmacist has changed from dispensing medicines, to working with other healthcare professionals to assure appropriate medication therapy management. This study assessed community pharmacists’ ...

    Authors: Dalia EL-Kaffash, Ebtisam Fetohy and Azza Mehanna
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1479
  42. Mediation is increasingly used for medical dispute resolution, and the particularity of such mediation necessitates specialized training. In response to the promotion of compulsory mediation ahead of a legisla...

    Authors: Wan-Ting Chen, Yu-Ying Huang, Wen-Wen Chen, Yueh-Ping Liu, Chung-Liang Shih, Yi-Chih Shiao and Chih-Chia Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1478
  43. Private health care facilities working in partnership with the public health sector is one option to create sustainable health systems and ensure health and well-being for all in low-income countries. As the s...

    Authors: Disha Ali, Asfawesen Gebre-Yohannes Woldegiorgis, Mesfin Tilaye, Yonas Yilma, Hanna Y. Berhane, Dagmawit Tewahido, Gebeyehu Abelti, Rachel Neill, Ndeye Silla, Lauren Gilliss and Mahua Mandal
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1477
  44. Facilitating access to HIV prevention and treatment is imperative in Miami-Dade County (MDC), a U.S. HIV epicenter. With COVID-19, disruptions to these services have occurred, leading HIV organizations to inno...

    Authors: Audrey Harkness, Vanessa Morales, Wayne Defreitas, Pranusha Atuluru, Jahn Jaramillo, Elliott R. Weinstein, Daniel J. Feaster, Steven Safren and Raymond Balise
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1476
  45. To assess the reporting quality of published economic evaluations of the negotiated oncology drugs listed for China’s 2020 National Reimbursement Drug List (NRDL).

    Authors: Liu Liu, Zhixin Jiang, Fuming Li, Yan Wei, Jian Ming, Yi Yang, Shimeng Liu, Lizheng Shi and Yingyao Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1475
  46. Medication errors regardless of the degree of patient harm can have a negative emotional impact on the healthcare staff involved. The potential for self-victimization of healthcare staff following medication e...

    Authors: Sanu Mahat, Anne Marie Rafferty, Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen and Marja Härkänen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1474
  47. In Bangladesh, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are increasing rapidly and account for approximately 68% of mortality and 64% of disease burden. NCD services have been significantly mobilized to primary health...

    Authors: Ashraful Kabir, Nazmul Karim and Baki Billah
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1473
  48. In attempt to improve continuity of patient care and reduce length of stay, hospitals have placed an increased focus on reducing delayed discharges through discharge planning. Several benefits and challenges t...

    Authors: Lauren Cadel, Jane Sandercock, Michelle Marcinow, Sara J. T. Guilcher and Kerry Kuluski
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1472