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  1. Content type: Research article

    Trained healthcare workers are an essential resource for effective health systems. However, healthcare workers’ perspective on healthcare, the challenges they face to provide quality health services, and oppor...

    Authors: Fabienne N. Jaeger, Mahamat Bechir, Moumini Harouna, Daugla D. Moto and Jürg Utzinger

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:7

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Patients with prolonged length of hospital stay (LOS) not only increase their risks of nosocomial infections but also deny other patients access to inpatient care. Hepatobiliary (HPB) malignancies have some of...

    Authors: Siu Yin Lee, Soo-Hoon Lee, Jenny H. H. Tan, Howard S. L. Foo, Phillip H. Phan, Alfred W. C. Kow, Sein Lwin, Penelope M. Y. Seah and Siti Zubaidah Mordiffi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:5

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Too-low body mass index (BMI), HbA1c% or cholesterol levels predicts poor survival. This study investigates whether e-mails about these low values, improve health of people older than 75 years.

    Authors: Nir Tsabar, Yan Press, Johanna Rotman, Bracha Klein, Yonatan Grossman, Maya Vainshtein-Tal and Sophia Eilat-Tsanani

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:4

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Quantitative studies have demonstrated several factors predictive of readmissions to intensive care. Clinical decision tools, derived from these factors have failed to reduce readmission rates. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Uchenna R. Ofoma, Yue Dong, Ognjen Gajic and Brian W. Pickering

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:6

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Hand hygiene and aseptic techniques are essential preventives in combating hospital-acquired infections. However, implementation of these strategies in the operating room remains suboptimal. There is a paucity...

    Authors: Annette Erichsen Andersson, Maria Frödin, Lisen Dellenborg, Lars Wallin, Jesper Hök, Brigid M. Gillespie and Ewa Wikström

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:2

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the relationship between hospital volume activities and the survival for Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma (EOC) patients in France.

    Authors: Marius Huguet, Lionel Perrier, Olivia Bally, David Benayoun, Pierre De Saint Hilaire, Dominique Beal Ardisson, Magali Morelle, Nathalie Havet, Xavier Joutard, Pierre Meeus, Philippe Gabelle, Jocelyne Provençal, Céline Chauleur, Olivier Glehen, Amandine Charreton, Fadila Farsi…

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:3

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Partnerships in public health form an important component of commissioning and implementing services, in England and internationally. In this research, we examine the views of staff involved in a City-wide hea...

    Authors: Rebecca Johnson, Amy Grove and Aileen Clarke

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:1

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Although patient engagement is internationally recognized as a core quality indicator of healthcare systems, no report has yet explored patient engagement in Saudi Arabia. Thus, we explored patients’ experienc...

    Authors: Mohamad Al-Tannir, Fahad AlGahtani, Amani Abu-Shaheen, Sawsan Al-Tannir and Isamme AlFayyad

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:853

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Dengue fever is rapidly expanding geographically, with about half of the world’s population now at risk. Among the various diagnostic options, rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are convenient and prompt, but limit...

    Authors: Jacqueline Kyungah Lim, Neal Alexander and Gian Luca Di Tanna

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:850

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  10. Content type: Research article

    China is reforming the way it finances health care as it moves towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) after the failure of market-oriented mechanisms for health care. Improving financing equity is a major pol...

    Authors: Mingsheng Chen, Andrew J. Palmer and Lei Si

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:852

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease with a high socioeconomic impact. The aim of this study was to assess healthcare resources utilization and costs in a sample of patients with MS.

    Authors: Antoni Sicras-Mainar, Elena Ruíz-Beato, Ruth Navarro-Artieda and Jorge Maurino

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:854

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Generic substitution in several countries has become a common practice. Besides, it is considered as a major cost minimizing strategy meant to contain pharmaceutical expenditure without compromising healthcare...

    Authors: Naser Y. Shraim, Tasneem A. Al Taha, Rawan F. Qawasmeh, Hiba N. Jarrar, Maram A. N. Shtaya, Lama A. Shayeb and Waleed M. Sweileh

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:847

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent the largest, and fastest growing, burden of disease in India. This study aimed to quantify levels of diagnosis, treatment, and control among hypertensive and diabetic...

    Authors: Rose Gabert, Marie Ng, Ruchi Sogarwal, Miranda Bryant, R. V. Deepu, Claire R. McNellan, Sunil Mehra, Bryan Phillips, Marissa Reitsma, Blake Thomson, Shelley Wilson, Alexandra Wollum, Emmanuela Gakidou and Herbert C. Duber

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:846

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Indigenous Australians experience high rates of chronic conditions. It is often asserted Indigenous Australians have low adherence to medication; however there has not been a comprehensive examination of the e...

    Authors: Jessica Langloh de Dassel, Anna P. Ralph and Alan Cass

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:845

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is estimated to affect 41%–50% of women aged over 40. Findings from the multi-centre randomised controlled “Pelvic Organ Prolapse PhysiotherapY” (POPPY) trial showed that individual...

    Authors: Margaret Maxwell, Karen Semple, Sarah Wane, Andrew Elders, Edward Duncan, Purva Abhyankar, Joyce Wilkinson, Douglas Tincello, Eileen Calveley, Mary MacFarlane, Doreen McClurg, Karen Guerrero, Helen Mason and Suzanne Hagen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:843

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Global policy reports, national frameworks, and programmatic tools and guidance emphasize the integration of family planning and HIV testing and counseling services to ensure universal access to reproductive h...

    Authors: Deogratius Bintabara, Keiko Nakamura and Kaoruko Seino

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:844

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Clinical coordination is considered a health policy priority as its absence can lead to poor quality of care and inefficiency. A key challenge is to identify which strategies should be implemented to improve c...

    Authors: Marta-Beatriz Aller, Ingrid Vargas, Jordi Coderch and Maria-Luisa Vázquez

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:842

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  18. Content type: Research

    Health systems are essential platforms for accessible, quality health services, and population health improvements. Global health initiatives have dramatically increased health resources; however, funding to s...

    Authors: Kenneth Sherr, Quinhas Fernandes, Almamy M. Kanté, Ayaga Bawah, Jeanine Condo and Wilbroad Mutale

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 3):827

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  19. Content type: Research

    Well-functioning health systems need to utilize data at all levels, from the provider, to local and national-level decision makers, in order to make evidence-based and needed adjustments to improve the quality...

    Authors: Bradley H. Wagenaar, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Catherine Henley, Artur Gremu, Ntazana Sindano and Roma Chilengi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 3):830

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  20. Content type: Research

    Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in sub-Saharan Africa will require substantial improvements in the coverage and performance of primary health care delivery systems. Projects supporte...

    Authors: Felix Cyamatare Rwabukwisi, Ayaga A. Bawah, Sarah Gimbel, James F. Phillips, Wilbroad Mutale and Peter Drobac

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 3):826

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  21. Content type: Commentary

    For national and local leaders to achieve universal health coverage, a new approach or technique to gathering evidence and understanding the contexts that influence the outcome of a study and goes beyond the q...

    Authors: John Koku Awoonor-Williams and Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 3):772

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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