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  1. With the purpose of improving healthcare, past research has examined the link between healthcare utilization and attachment. It is suggested that an individual’s attachment style influences both the quality of...

    Authors: I. Schmalbach, G. H. Franke, W. Häuser, B. Strauss, K. Petrowski and Elmar Brähler
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:63
  2. People with disabilities (PWD) have different health service needs and different factors affect the utilization of these services. Therefore, the aim of this present study was to identify determinants of inpat...

    Authors: Badriyeh Karami, Satar Rezaei, Hadi Darvishi Gillan, Shahram Akbari, Raheleh Maleki, Fardin Moradi, Faramarz Jalili, Mohammad Karami and Shahin Soltani
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:62
  3. There are few community-level behaviors change interventions for reducing diabetes and hypertension risk in Africa, despite increasing cases of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Thus, this study was...

    Authors: Lancina Doumbia, Sally Findley, Hamidou Oumar Ba, Bonkana Maiga, Aissata Ba, Rokiatou Koné Béréthé, Hadja Madjè Sangaré, S Patrick Kachur, Stéphane Besançon and Seydou Doumbia
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:61
  4. A Meningitis and Encephalitis Surveillance (MERIN) was implemented in 2003 in Lower Saxony, Germany as an alternative to acute flaccid paralyses surveillance, as the latter did not reach WHO sensitivity criter...

    Authors: Anna Łuczyńska, Konrad Beyrer, Ina Holle, Armin Baillot, Masyar Monazahian, Johannes Dreesman, Elke Mertens and Sophie Rettenbacher-Riefler
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:59
  5. Health-promoting behaviors have been noticed recently as one of the most critical factors in raising life expectancy, which can be formed during adolescence. Thus, the current scoping review aimed to identify ...

    Authors: Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Leila Doshmangir, Najibeh Khoshmaram, Elham Shakibazadeh, Hosein Mashhadi Abdolahi and Roghayeh Khabiri
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:58
  6. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the process by which microbes evolve mechanisms to survive the medicines designed to destroy them i.e. antimicrobials (AMs). Despite being a natural process, AMR is being hast...

    Authors: Ayuska Parajuli, Lidis Garbovan, Basudev Bhattarai, Abriti Arjyal, Sushil Baral, Paul Cooke, Sophia Latham, Dani J. Barrington, Jessica Mitchell and Rebecca King
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:57
  7. Despite three decades of policy initiatives to improve integration of health care, delivery of health care in New Zealand remains fragmented, and health inequities persist for Māori and other high priority pop...

    Authors: Kanchan M Sharma, Peter B Jones, Jacqueline Cumming and Lesley Middleton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:54
  8. The National Health Service Type 2 Diabetes Path to Remission programme in England (known as the NHS Low Calorie Diet programme when piloted) was established to support people living with excess weight and Typ...

    Authors: Susan Jones, Tamara J Brown, Patricia Watson, Catherine Homer, Charlotte Freeman, Chirag Bakhai and Louisa Ells
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:53
  9. Lockdown measure has been utilized widely to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic transmission and recently during the 2022 Sudan Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in Uganda. These have setback effects on the continuity of e...

    Authors: Mudarshiru Bbuye, Stella Zawedde Muyanja, Isaac Sekitoleko, Roma Padalkar, Nicole Robertson, Madeline Helwig, Dennis Hopkinson, Trishul Siddharthan and Peter Jackson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:52
  10. Advance care planning (ACP) is becoming increasingly important in medical care. Some suggest standardized approaches to initiate ACP with all older adults. However, the idea of patient-centered care suggests m...

    Authors: Heike Gerger, Anneke van Dijk-de Vries, Albine Moser, Inge Jochem, Marja Veenstra, Marieke Perry and Marloes van Bokhoven
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:51
  11. Despite significant progress in health technology and growing interest among countries in incorporating telemedicine into healthcare delivery, its usage remains limited in Iran. The aim of this study is to inv...

    Authors: Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini, Shiva Abdolahnejad Boushehri and Khalil Alimohammadzadeh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:50
  12. International medical travel or medical tourism is not a new phenomenon in many countries, including among Indonesians. Indonesia is reported as a major source of patients from the lower, middle, to upper clas...

    Authors: Gregorius Abanit Asa, Nelsensius Klau Fauk, Caitlan McLean and Paul Russell Ward
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:49
  13. Engagement in care is important for people living with HIV (PLH) to achieve optimal outcomes. Several strategies have been developed to improve client flow through the HIV care cascade, specifically targeting ini...

    Authors: Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Saranee Fernando, Chloe Lee, Maureen Owino, Cynthia Youssef and M. Elizabeth Snow
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:48
  14. Hospitals, as complex organizations with clinical, financial, and social functions, face different barriers to providing high-quality and safe services at reasonable costs. Various initiatives have been carrie...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Jalilvand, Ahmad Reza Raeisi and Nasrin Shaarbafchizadeh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:47
  15. Promoting safe and efficient transitions of care is critical to reducing readmission rates and associated costs and improving the quality of patient care. A growing body of literature suggests that transitiona...

    Authors: Stefano Landi, Maria Martina Panella and Chiara Leardini
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:46

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  16. Families with children who have life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses often prefer to receive care at home to maintain a sense of normalcy. However, caring for children at home is different from caring f...

    Authors: Judith Schröder, Kirsti Riiser and Heidi Holmen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:45
  17. Hospital Examination Reservation System (HERS) was designed for reducing appointment examination waiting time and enhancing patients’ medical satisfaction in China, but implementing HERS would encounter many d...

    Authors: Qi Wang, Yingjie Ma, Jian Mao, Jingyan Song, Mingzhao Xiao, Qinghua Zhao, Fang Yuan and Lei Hu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:44
  18. South Africa maintains an integrated health system where syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is the standard of care. An estimated 2 million cases of Neisseria gonorrhoeae (N. gonorrhoea...

    Authors: Lindsey de Vos, Joseph Daniels, Avuyonke Gebengu, Laura Mazzola, Birgitta Gleeson, Benjamin Blümel, Jérémie Piton, Mandisa Mdingi, Ranjana M.S. Gigi, Cecilia Ferreyra, Jeffrey D. Klausner and Remco P.H. Peters
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:43
  19. With the escalating burden of chronic disease and multimorbidity in India, owing to its ageing population and overwhelming health needs, the Indian Health care delivery System (HDS) is under constant pressure ...

    Authors: Moonis Mirza, Madhur Verma, Arun Aggarwal, Sidhartha Satpathy, Soumya Swaroop Sahoo and Rakesh Kakkar
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:42
  20. The period after a child is discharged from hospital is generally described as challenging for the parents. Their satisfaction with the health services received is an important indicator of the quality of care...

    Authors: Sarah Foldager Jeppesen, Rúnar Vilhjálmsson, Helene Åvik Persson and Inger Kristensson Hallström
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:41
  21. Sepsis is associated with about 20% of deaths worldwide. It often presents with non-specific initial symptoms, making its emergency treatment an interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral challenge. Three in four se...

    Authors: Carolin Fleischmann-Struzek, Norman Rose, Bianka Ditscheid, Lea Draeger, Patrik Dröge, Antje Freytag, Ludwig Goldhahn, Lena Kannengießer, Aurelia Kimmig, Claudia Matthäus-Krämer, Thomas Ruhnke, Konrad Reinhart, Peter Schlattmann, Konrad Schmidt, Josephine Storch, Ruben Ulbrich…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:40
  22. As the Canadian population ages and the prevalence of chronic illnesses increases, delivering high-quality care to individuals with advanced life limiting illnesses becomes more challenging. Community-based na...

    Authors: Sarah Scruton, Grace Warner, Cynthia Kendell, Kathryn Pfaff, Kelli Stajduhar, Linda Patrick, Carren Dujela, Faith Fauteux and Robin Urquhart
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:39
  23. Managerial Evidence-Based Decision-Making [EBDM] in the primary is a systematic approach that directs the decision-maker in a conscientious, explicit, and judicious utilization of reliable and best evidence ba...

    Authors: Marjan Hedayatipour, Sina Etemadi, Somayeh Noori Hekmat and Alisadat Moosavi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:38
  24. No-show to medical appointments has significant adverse effects on healthcare systems and their clients. Using machine learning to predict no-shows allows managers to implement strategies such as overbooking a...

    Authors: Carolina Deina, Flavio S. Fogliatto, Giovani J. C. da Silveira and Michel J. Anzanello
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:37
  25. New Public Management-inspired reforms in the Norwegian hospital sector have introduced several features from the private sector into a predominantly public healthcare system. Since the late 1990s, several ref...

    Authors: Nils Arne Lindaas, Kjartan Sarheim Anthun and Jon Magnussen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:36
  26. Female condoms protect against unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV; however, their uptake is very low in South Africa. Nurses are frontline healthcare workers and are...

    Authors: Enwongo Ettang, Parimalaranie Yogeswaran and Oladele Vincent Adeniyi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:35
  27. Translation into clinical practice for use of intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) for the management of ischemic stroke remains a challenge especially across low- and middle-income countries, with regional inconsis...

    Authors: Wen Yea Hwong, Sock Wen Ng, Seng Fah Tong, Norazida Ab Rahman, Wan Chung Law, Sing Keat Wong, Santhi Datuk Puvanarajah, Aisyah Mohd Norzi, Fiona Suling Lian and Sheamini Sivasampu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:34
  28. Digital applications that automatically extract information from electronic medical records and provide comparative visualizations of the data in the form of quality indicators to primary care practices may fa...

    Authors: Anders Anell, Eva Arvidsson, Margareta Dackehag, Lina Maria Ellegård and Anna Häger Glenngård
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:33
  29. The COVID-19 pandemic engendered numerous societal and economic challenges in addition to health-related concerns. Maintenance of healthcare utilization assumed immense significance during this period. However...

    Authors: A. Hajek, E. Petersen, I. Schäfer, V. Harth, U. Koch-Gromus, M. Härter, H. Schulz, M. Scherer and H.H. König
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:32
  30. Hospitals and long-term care facilities, which are key institutions to serve health and well-being, have an important exemplary role in providing supportive food environments to encourage healthy and sustainab...

    Authors: Joline J. Wierda, Emely de Vet, Ellemijn Troost and Maartje P. Poelman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:31
  31. A growing body of evidence clearly documents the benefits of integrated systems approaches to protecting and promoting the safety, health and well-being of workers. The purpose of this study is to provide a ho...

    Authors: Loretta Casolari, Ylenia Curzi, Michele Mastroberardino, Barbara Pistoresi, Erica Poma, Lorenzo Broccoli and Tommaso Fabbri
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:30
  32. One practice in healthcare implementation is patient engagement in quality improvement and systems redesign. Implementers in healthcare systems include clinical leadership, middle managers, quality improvement...

    Authors: Eva N. Woodward, Andrea Isabel Melgar Castillo, Gala True, Cathleen Willging and JoAnn E. Kirchner
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:29
  33. To identify the clinical impact and potential benefits of in-house 3D-printed objects through a questionnaire, focusing on three principal areas: patient education; interdisciplinary cooperation; preoperative ...

    Authors: Christian Kveller, Anders M. Jakobsen, Nicoline H. Larsen, Joakim L. Lindhardt and Thomas Baad-Hansen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:28
  34. Health security is a critical issue which involves multiple dimensions. It has received increasing attention in recent years, especially in China. In order to improve the national health level, China has made ...

    Authors: Jianping Zhu, Qi Wu, Shiqi Zhang, Boliang Song and Weiwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:27
  35. Inpatient experiences with interdisciplinary treatment for substance dependence and mental health care are measured using continuous electronic measurements in Norway. Major changes in data collection from cro...

    Authors: Hilde Hestad Iversen, Mona Haugum, Lina Harvold Ellingsen-Dalskau and Oyvind Bjertnaes
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:26
  36. Uganda imports approximately 90% of its medicines, with about 60% being distributed by the private sector. To discourage importation and promote local production of 37 selected locally manufactured medicines, ...

    Authors: Helen Byomire Ndagije, Diana Nakitto Kesi, Kalidi Rajab, Solomon Onen, Allan Serwanga, Leonard Manirakiza, Sheila Ampaire, Joseph Mutasaaga, Denis Mwesigwa and David Nahamya
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:25
  37. India has rolled out Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) program for HIV infection in all states. EID program consists of testing of Infants exposed to HIV periodically over 18 months of age which is a multi-step com...

    Authors: Kalyani Nikhare, Nilesh Gawde, Suchit Kamble, Noopur Goel, Sushmita Kamble, Swapna Pawar, Pratik More, Neha Kapoor, Vinita Verma, Bhawani Singh Kushwaha, Chinmoyee Das and Shobini Rajan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:24
  38. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention from all sectors of society to the level of public health services. This study aims to investigate the level of public health service supply in the fou...

    Authors: Yan-Ting He, Yue-Chi Zhang, Rang-Ke Wu, Wen Huang, Ruo-Nan Wang, Luo-Xuan He, Bei Li and Yi-Li Zhang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:23
  39. Relocations within and between nursing homes often induce stress, anxiety, and depression in residents and cause additional workload for and burnout in staff. To prevent this, many nursing homes deploy pre-tra...

    Authors: Damien S. E. Broekharst, Annerieke Stoop, Wilco P. Achterberg and Monique A. A. Caljouw
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:22
  40. In Low-Middle-Income Countries (LMICs), young people living with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) face structural barriers which undermine adequate T1DM management and lead to poor health outcomes. However, re...

    Authors: Bernard Afriyie Owusu and David Teye Doku
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:21
  41. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted healthcare systems throughout the world. Many patients faced delays and cancellation of care due to scaled back services, mobility restrictions, a...

    Authors: Serine Sahakyan, Diana Muradyan, Aida Giloyan and Tsovinar Harutyunyan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:20
  42. The revision knee complexity classification (RKCC) stratifies knee revision operations depending on their level of complexity from simple revisions (R1) to highly complex cases (R3). Current financial codes us...

    Authors: Aris Alexiadis, Patrick Reynolds, Louay Al-Mouazzen, Andrew Toms, John Phillips and Ben Waterson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:19
  43. Patients with heart failure (HF) and colorectal cancer (CRC) are prone to comorbidity, a high rate of readmission, and complex healthcare needs. Self-care for people with HF and CRC after hospitalisation can b...

    Authors: Marianne Storm, Ingvild Margreta Morken, Rosalynn C. Austin, Oda Nordfonn, Hege Bjøkne Wathne, Kristin Hjorthaug Urstad, Bjørg Karlsen, Ingvild Dalen, Kari Hanne Gjeilo, Alison Richardson, Glyn Elwyn, Edvin Bru, Jon Arne Søreide, Hartwig Kørner, Rune Mo, Anna Strömberg…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:18
  44. An electronic Prospective Surveillance Model (ePSM) uses patient-reported outcomes to monitor symptoms along the cancer pathway for timely identification and treatment. Randomized controlled trials show that e...

    Authors: Christian J. Lopez, Jennifer M. Jones, Kristin L. Campbell, Jackie L. Bender, Gillian Strudwick, David M. Langelier, Tony Reiman, Jonathan Greenland and Sarah E. Neil-Sztramko
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:17
  45. The urban population health initiative was designed as a multidisciplinary, multisector programme to address cardiovascular (CV) disease, specifically hypertension and its underlying causes in the cities of Ul...

    Authors: Jasmina Saric, Ann Aerts, Malick Anne, Joseph Barboza, Johannes Boch, Naranjargal Dashdorj, Diana Vaca McGhie, Adela Santana, Jason T. Shellaby, Suely Miya Shiraishi Rollemberg, Mariana Silveira, Peter Steinmann and Daniel Cobos
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:16
  46. Tuberculosis (TB) preventive treatment (TPT) substantially reduces the risk of developing active TB for people living with HIV (PLHIV). We utilized a novel implementation strategy based on choice architecture ...

    Authors: L. M. De Groot, K. Shearer, C. Sambani, E. Kaonga, R. Nyirenda, K. Mbendera, J. E. Golub, C. J. Hoffmann and C. Mulder
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:15
  47. Stock-outs of some life-saving drugs, such as emergency obstetric drugs, are evident in many health facilities and have been reported to be the leading cause of maternal mortality and morbidity for women from ...

    Authors: Jean Claude Kabera and Marie Françoise Mukanyangezi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:14
  48. Despite growing evidence of the potential of arts-based modalities to translate knowledge and spark discussion on complex issues, applications to health policy are rare. This study explored the potential of a ...

    Authors: Sara A. Kreindler, Mikayla Hunter, Graham W. Lea, Mandy Archibald, Kendra Rieger, Christina West and Shaikh Mehdi Hasan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:13
  49. Meaningful engagement of partners in co-creating and refining health-related programs can increase the initial uptake, sustained implementation, broad reach, and effectiveness of these programs. This is especi...

    Authors: Borsika A. Rabin, Kelli L. Cain, Lawrence O. Ayers, Angel Lomeli, Arleth Escoto, Maria Linda Burola, Melanie Aguilar, Stephenie Tinoco Calvillo, Breanna Reyes, Linda Salgin, Robert Tukey, Louise C. Laurent and Nicole A. Stadnick
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:12