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  1. In Peru, a majority of individuals bypass primary care facilities even for routine services. Efforts to strengthen primary care must be informed by understanding of current practice. We conducted a time motion...

    Authors: Hannah H. Leslie, Denisse Laos, Cesar Cárcamo, Ricardo Pérez-Cuevas and Patricia J. García

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:123

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  2. The purpose of this study is to increase understanding of physicians’ attitudes towards disability pension applicants, and the impact of diagnosis. We hypothesize that physicians are more likely to think that ...

    Authors: Ashley McAllister, Allison Milner, Monika Engblom, Patrick Corrigan and Bo Burström

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:122

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  3. Neonatal hypoglycaemia is a common but treatable metabolic disorder that affects newborn infants and which, if not identified and treated adequately, may result in neurological sequelae that persist for the li...

    Authors: Matthew J. Glasgow, Richard Edlin and Jane E. Harding

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:121

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  4. Multiple evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) exist to guide the management of concussion in children, but few have been translated into clinical pathways (CP), which operationalize guidelines in...

    Authors: Anh Ly, Roger Zemek, Bruce Wright, Jennifer Zwicker, Kathryn Schneider, Angelo Mikrogianakis, Alf Conradi, David Johnson, Brenda Clark, Karen Barlow, Joseph Burey, Ash Kolstad and Keith Owen Yeates

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:119

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  5. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Kari Anne I. Evensen, Siw Sellæg, Anne-Cath Stræte, Anne E. Hansen and Ingebrigt Meisingset

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:118

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:16

  6. Interventions in which individual older patients with multi-morbidity participate in formulating goals for their own care are being implemented in several countries. Successful service delivery requires normat...

    Authors: Jannike Dyb Oksavik, Turid Aarseth, Marit Solbjør and Ralf Kirchhoff

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:117

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  7. The supplementation of electronic health records data with administrative claims data may be used to capture outcome events more comprehensively in longitudinal observational studies. This study investigated t...

    Authors: Qinli Ma, Michael Mack, Sonali Shambhu, Kathleen McTigue and Kevin Haynes

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:116

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  8. Psychological distress among young people is increasing in Northern Europe. According to established healthcare utilization theory, this will create a greater need for youth primary healthcare and subsequently...

    Authors: Thomas Potrebny, Nora Wiium, Anne Haugstvedt, Ragnhild Sollesnes, Bente Wold and Frode Thuen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:115

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  9. Patient safety in hospitals is being jeopardized, since too many patients experience adverse events. Most of these adverse events arise from human factors, such as inefficient teamwork and communication failur...

    Authors: Oddveig Reiersdal Aaberg, Marie Louise Hall-Lord, Sissel Iren Eikeland Husebø and Randi Ballangrud

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:114

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  10. To improve their quality, healthcare systems are increasingly focused on value delivered to patients. For perinatal care, the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) proposed a patient...

    Authors: Anne L. Depla, Neeltje M. Crombag, Arie Franx and Mireille N. Bekker

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:113

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  11. Bundled payments for spine surgery, which is known for having high overall cost with wide variation, have been previously studied in older adults. However, there has been limited work examining bundled payment...

    Authors: Michael K. Dalton, Christer Mjåset, Adoma Manful, Melvin D. Helgeson, William Wynn-Jones, Zara Cooper, Tracey P. Koehlmoos and Joel S. Weissman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:112

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  12. Health services have a clear role in the treatment of obesity and diseases linked to obesity but a less well-established role in prevention, particularly in hospital and community-based health services.

    Authors: Claire Pearce, Lucie Rychetnik and Andrew Wilson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:111

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  13. Surgery can correct congenital heart defects, but disease management in low- and middle-income countries can be challenging and complex due to a lack of referral system, financial resources, human resources, a...

    Authors: Sugy Choi, Heesu Shin, Jongho Heo, Etsegenet Gedlu, Berhanu Nega, Tamirat Moges, Abebe Bezabih, Jayoung Park and Woong-Han Kim

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:110

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  14. In settings with high prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM), the health sector could play a bigger role in its prevention and care of women and girls who have undergone this harmful practice. However, ...

    Authors: Wisal Ahmed, Vernon Mochache, Karin Stein, Patrick Ndavi, Tammary Esho, Mamadou Dioulde Balde, Anne-Marie Soumah, Ahmed Diriye, Muna Abdi Ahmed, Max Petzold and Christina Pallitto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:109

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  15. A barrier to the uptake of robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) continues to be the perceived high costs. A lack of detailed costing information has made it difficult for public hospitals in particular to determine ...

    Authors: Kate McBride, Daniel Steffens, Christina Stanislaus, Michael Solomon, Teresa Anderson, Ruban Thanigasalam, Scott Leslie and Paul G. Bannon

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:108

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  16. Primary care is the first point of care, also for people with disabilities. The accessibility of primary care facilities is therefore very important. In this study we analysed comparative data on physical acce...

    Authors: Peter P. Groenewegen, Madelon Kroneman and Peter Spreeuwenberg

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:107

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  17. While community care services have been developing rapidly as a new way to meet the growing demands of elderly individuals in China, their health benefits are virtually unknown. Thus, the aim of this study was...

    Authors: Liu Yang, Lijian Wang and Xiuliang Dai

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:106

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  18. Effective teamwork is essential for delivering safe health care. It is important to increase patient safety in healthcare by conducting interprofessional team training with both healthcare professionals and un...

    Authors: Marie Louise Hall-Lord, Carina Bååth, Randi Ballangrud and Anna Nordin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:105

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  19. The delivery of high-quality service in nursing homes and homecare requires collaboration and shared understanding among managers, employees, users and policy makers from across the healthcare system. However,...

    Authors: Ingunn Aase, Eline Ree, Terese Johannessen, Torunn Strømme, Berit Ullebust, Elisabeth Holen-Rabbersvik, Line Hurup Thomsen, Lene Schibevaag, Hester van de Bovenkamp and Siri Wiig

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:104

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  20. Inappropriate prescribing of diagnostic procedures leads to overdiagnosis, overtreatment and resource waste in healthcare systems. Effective strategies to measure and to overcome inappropriateness are essentia...

    Authors: Francesco Venturelli, Marta Ottone, Fabio Pignatti, Eletta Bellocchio, Mirco Pinotti, Giulia Besutti, Olivera Djuric and Paolo Giorgi Rossi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:103

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  21. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ferdinand Bastiaens, Di-Janne Barten and Cindy Veenhof

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:102

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:19

  22. Caregiving is a demanding role that can negatively impact a person’s health and well-being. As such, adequate access to health care is important for maintaining the family caregiver’s own personal health. The ...

    Authors: Jill C. Slaboda, Sandahl H. Nelson, Zia Agha and Gregory J. Norman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:101

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  23. The Improving Wisely intervention is a peer-to-peer audit and feedback intervention to reduce overuse of Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS). The objective of this study was to conduct a process evaluation to eval...

    Authors: Christine Fahim, William E. Bruhn, John G. Albertini and Marty A. Makary

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:100

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  24. Access to health care facilities is a key requirement to enhance safety for mothers and newborns during labour and delivery. Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) is a regional hospital in rural Tanzania with a catch...

    Authors: Corinna Vossius, Estomih Mduma, Robert Moshiro, Paschal Mdoe, Jan Terje Kvaløy, Hussein Kidanto, Sara Lyanga and Hege Ersdal

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:99

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  25. Psychological interventions (PIs) are good practice treatment for both subthreshold and diagnosed mental disorders. Australia has implemented major reforms to expand the provision of subsidised psychological s...

    Authors: Imogen S. Page, Claudia Sparti, Damian Santomauro and Meredith G. Harris

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:98

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  26. The importance of the therapeutic relationship is widely recognised across healthcare professions. Despite the importance of therapeutic relationships, there are significant gaps in the knowledge base on how t...

    Authors: Ayana Horton, Gail Hebson and David Holman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:97

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  27. Poorer cancer outcomes of Indigenous Australians in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts are partially due to diminished access to cancer treatment services (CTS)...

    Authors: Kate Anderson, Abbey Diaz, Darshit Rajeshkumar Parikh and Gail Garvey

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:95

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  28. Literature about participation in health and social services suggests that youth, and more specifically Indigenous youth, are difficult to engage within health and social services. Youth are less likely to acc...

    Authors: Sarah Louise Fraser, Louise Moulin, Dominique Gaulin and Jennifer Thompson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:94

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  29. Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREMs) are recognized as an important indicator of high quality care and person-centeredness. PREMs are increasingly adopted for paediatric care, but there is little publi...

    Authors: Ilaria Corazza, Kendall Jamieson Gilmore, Francesca Menegazzo and Valts Abols

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:93

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  30. Effective implementation of nutrition and dietetics interventions necessitates professionals in these fields to possess the requisite competencies for health systems performance. This study explored the stakeh...

    Authors: Peterson Kato Kikomeko, Sophie Ochola, Archileo N. Kaaya, Irene Ogada, Tracy Lukiya Birungi and Peace Nakitto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:92

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  31. Non-communicable diseases are leading causes of death and disability across the world. Countries with the highest non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in the WHO European Region are often those that have some...

    Authors: Tiina Laatikainen, Anastasiya Dumcheva, Tetiana Kiriazova, Oleksandr Zeziulin, Laura Inglin, Dylan Collins and Jill Farrington

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:91

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  32. Healthcare spending has grown over the last decades in all developed countries. Making hard choices for investments in a rational, evidence-informed, systematic, transparent and legitimate manner constitutes a...

    Authors: Brayan V. Seixas, Dean A. Regier, Stirling Bryan and Craig Mitton

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:90

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  33. The indication for prescribing a particular medication, or its reason for use (RFU) is a crucial piece of information for all those involved in the circle of care. Research has shown that sharing RFU informati...

    Authors: Colin Whaley, Ashley Bancsi, Joanne Man-Wai Ho, Catherine M. Burns and Kelly Grindrod

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:89

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  34. Hand hygiene (HH) among healthcare workers (HCWs) is critical for infection prevention and control (IPC) in healthcare facilities (HCFs). Nonetheless, it remains a challenge in HCFs, largely due to lack of hig...

    Authors: Richard K. Mugambe, Jane Sembuche Mselle, Tonny Ssekamatte, Moses Ntanda, John Bosco Isunju, Solomon T. Wafula, Winnifred K. Kansiime, Prossy Isubikalu, David Ssemwanga, Habib Yakubu and Christine L. Moe

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:88

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  35. Longer wait time in ambulatory clinics can disrupt schedules and decrease satisfaction. We investigated factors associated with patient wait time (WT, check-in to examination room placement), approximate clini...

    Authors: Daniel Jonathan Kagedan, Stephen B. Edge and Kazuaki Takabe

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:87

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  36. An increased and/or stable proportion of the child and adolescent population reports symptoms of impaired health, and the symptoms can be identified early. Therefore, structured child- and parent-reported outc...

    Authors: Thomas Westergren, Eirin Mølland, Kristin Haraldstad, Åshild Tellefsen Håland, Unni Mette Stamnes Köpp, Liv Fegran and Eirik Abildsnes

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:86

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  37. Due to regional, professional, and resource limitations, access to mental health care for Canada’s Indigenous peoples can be difficult. Telemental health (TMH) offers the opportunity to provide care across vas...

    Authors: Zhida Shang, Antonia Arnaert, Yvonne Hindle, Zoumanan Debe, Geneviève Côté-Leblanc and Amine Saadi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:85

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  38. The incidence and prevalence of stroke among the young are increasing in the US. Data on healthcare utilization prior to stroke is limited. We hypothesized those < 45 years were less likely than those 45–65 ye...

    Authors: Brandi L. Vollmer, Xing Chen, Erin R. Kulick, Mitchell S. V. Elkind and Amelia K. Boehme

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:84

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  39. Continuous quality improvement processes in health care were developed for use at health facility level, and that is where they have been used the most, often addressing defined care processes. However, in dif...

    Authors: Hector Tibeihaho, Charles Nkolo, Robert Anguyo Onzima, Florence Ayebare and Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:83

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  40. Given projected shortages of critical care capacity in public hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic, the South African government embarked on an initiative to purchase this capacity from private hospitals. In...

    Authors: S. M. Cleary, T. Wilkinson, C. R. Tamandjou Tchuem, S. Docrat and G. C. Solanki

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:82

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  41. The workforce shortage of health professionals is a matter of global concern. Among possible causative factors in this shortage are the incompatibility of health professionals’ work with their private life, wh...

    Authors: Karin A. Peter, Ruud J. G. Halfens, Sabine Hahn and Jos M. G. A. Schols

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:81

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  42. Community pharmacies provide an appropriate setting to deliver minor ailment services (MASs). Many community pharmacy services have been developed previously without stakeholder involvement. As a result, imple...

    Authors: Sarah Dineen-Griffin, Shalom I. Benrimoj, Kylie A. Williams and Victoria Garcia-Cardenas

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:80

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  43. Preventing falls in hospital is a perennial patient safety issue. The University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire initiated a programme to train ward staff in accordance with guidelines. The National Institu...

    Authors: Diane Sheppard, Elaine Clarke, Karla Hemming, James Martin and Richard Lilford

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:79

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  44. Diabetes mellitus is a known risk factor for infection. Pay for Performance (P4P) program is designed to enhance the comprehensive patient care. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of the P4P progr...

    Authors: Yi-Fang Wu, Mei-Yen Chen, Tien-Hsing Chen, Po-Chang Wang, Yun-Shing Peng and Ming-Shyan Lin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:78

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  45. Obstructive sleep apnea is common among rural Veterans, however, access to diagnostic sleep testing, sleep specialists, and treatment devices is limited. To improve access to sleep care, the Veterans Health Ad...

    Authors: Francesca M. Nicosia, Bhavika Kaul, Annette M. Totten, Molly C. Silvestrini, Katherine Williams, Mary A. Whooley and Kathleen F. Sarmiento

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:77

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  46. A vast array of literature has established that high maternity expenditure precludes women from accessing health services. Further, this maternity expenditure takes catastrophic form, forcing individuals or ho...

    Authors: Niharika Mahajan and Baljit Kaur

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:76

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  47. Service reconfiguration of inpatient services in a hospital includes complete and partial closure of all emergency inpatient facilities. The “natural experiment” of service reconfiguration may give insight int...

    Authors: Joanne Martin, Edwin Amalraj Raja and Steve Turner

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:75

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  48. Knowledge resources are in most productive sectors distinctive in terms of competitiveness. Still, in the health sector, they can have an impact on the health of the population, help make the organisations mor...

    Authors: Simona Alfiero, Valerio Brescia and Fabrizio Bert

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:73

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:165

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