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Author: Cynthia A. Bascetta
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: greater, new, orleans, area, departments, emergency, katrina, status, hospital, inpatient, hurricane
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422315460
ISBN-13: 9781422315460

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, questions remain concerning the availability of hospital inpatient care & emergency dept. services in the greater New Orleans area. The author assessed efforts to restore the area¿s hospitals by the Fed. Emergency Mgmt. Agency; the Dept. of Health & Human Services; & the Louisiana State Univ. public hospital system, which operated Charity & Univ. hospitals in New Orleans. The author examined: (1) the availability of hospital inpatient care & the demand for emergency dept. services; (2) steps taken to reopen Charity & Univ. hospitals; & (3) the activities

Author: Ann Ashworth
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: malnourished, children, severely, treatment, inpatient, guidelines
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9241546093
ISBN-13: 9789241546096

Severely malnourished children need special care. This book provides simple, practical guidelines for treating these children successfully and takes into account the limited resources of many hospitals and health units in developing countries. It is intended for doctors, nurses, dietitians and other health workers with responsibility for the medical and dietary management of severely malnourished children, and for their trainers and supervisors. The guidelines are authoritative and hospitals using them report substantial reductions in mortality. For example, mortality rates of 30-50% have fall

Author: Elaine M. Howle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hospital, payments, rise, contract, inpatient, care, outpatient, rapid, facilities, corrections, department, expensive, services, california, greater, driven
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 2009-01
ISBN-10: 1437900682
ISBN-13: 9781437900682

This report concludes that overall, Correctionsż payments for hospital care services have risen $59.4 million from FY1998-99 through 2002-03, and grew at an average rate of 21% per year, outpacing the nat. consumer price index average of 8% annual growth for hospital services during this same period. The reasons for this growth can be attributed to the combination of more expensive health care and to Correctionsż increased use of contracted hospital facilities. Analysis indicates that increases in its inpatient hospital payments are driven primarily by more expensive services, whereas increa

Author: Randall Williamson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: enhance, could, schedules, recruitment, retention, nurses, inpatient, work, flexible, staffing, improved, care, methods, greater, alternate, availability, health
Number of Pages: 54
ISBN-10: 1437911560
ISBN-13: 9781437911565

Author: United States, Government Accountability Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: medicare, data, instances, certain, remains, primary, source, technologies, new, cms, payments, used, external, inpatient, hospital
Number of Pages: 28
ISBN-10: 1422398277
ISBN-13: 9781422398272

Author: United States, Committee on Finance, Senate, Commi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: committee, senate, finance, house, means, ways, report, facilities, criteria, specific, needed, classify, rehabilitation, inpatient, medicare
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 1428931538
ISBN-13: 9781428931534

Author: Randall M. Chestnut
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: injury, brain, traumatic, rehabilitation
Number of Pages: 189
Published: 1999-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788183761
ISBN-13: 9780788183768

This report examines the evidence for effectiveness of rehabilitation methods at various phases in the course of recovery from traumatic brain injury in adults. Specifically, it addresses five questions about the effectiveness of: (1) early rehabilitation in the acute care setting, (2) intensity of acute inpatient rehabilitation, (3) cognitive rehabilitation, (4) supported employment, & (5) care coordination (case management). Abstracts of eligible articles were chosen through broad inclusion criteria. Also includes references; list of abbreviations; evidence tables; & extensive appendices. 12
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