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de Stampa Matthieu - - 2014
The case management process is now well defined, and teams of case managers have been implemented in integrated services delivery. However, little is known about the role played by the team of case managers and the value in having multidisciplinary case management teams. The objectives were to develop a fuller ...
King Lindsay E LE Pfizer, Inc., Building 220, MS 8220-2468, 600 Eastern Point Road, Groton, Connecticut, 06340, USA, - - 2014
The L4 Global Harmonization Team on reagents and their stability focused on the management of critical reagents for pharmacokinetic, immunogenicity, and biomarker ligand binding assays. Regulatory guidance recognizes that reagents are important for ligand binding assays but do not address numerous aspects of critical reagent life cycle management. Reagents can ...
Dijkstra H Paul HP Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, , Doha, - - 2014
Elite athletes endeavour to train and compete even when ill or injured. Their motivation may be intrinsic or due to coach and team pressures. The sports medicine physician plays an important role to risk-manage the health of the competing athlete in partnership with the coach and other members of the ...
Craghead Todd - - 2014
Intermountain Healthcare's journey toward a modern revenue integrity process began with five key steps: building a multidisciplinary team, developing department-specific charge-capture teams, providing ongoing education and training on best practices for revenue integrity, leveraging new technology and business support services, establishing a proactive approach to managing audits and compliance.
Asplund Chad A CA *Division of Student Affairs, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia; and †Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, - - 2014
Determine the cardiovascular screening practices of college team physicians. Cross-sectional survey. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine member physicians. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine college team physicians. Screening practices survey administered to college team physicians. Cardiovascular preparticipation screening practices including noninvasive cardiac screening (NICS) such as electrocardiogram (ECG) or ...
Liu Wu - - 2014
Drawing upon the notion of managerial discretion from upper echelons theory, we theorize which external contingencies moderate the relationship between collective organizational citizenship behavior (COCB) and unit performance. Focusing on business unit (BU) management teams, we hypothesize that COCB of BU management teams enhances BU performance and that this impact ...
De Benedetto Fernando F SS Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, Italy. - - 2014
The editors of Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
Hills Laura - - 2014
Is your medical practice team comprised mostly or entirely of one gender? If so, how is your team's gender composition affecting its performance? This article shares 10 research findings about gender composition and team expectations and behaviors, and provides questions to help the reader apply those findings to his or ...
James Hector E HE Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Lucy Gooding Pediatric Neurosurgery Center, University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla., - - 2013
The Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery of the University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville initiated and developed a multidisciplinary comprehensive team for the management of patients with a neurosurgical condition other than spina bifida. This report relates the rationale and stages of development of a multidisciplinary team to facilitate the ...
Partridge Brad - - 2013
Professional sports with high rates of concussion have become increasingly concerned about the long-term effects of multiple head injuries. In this context, return-to-play decisions about concussion generate considerable ethical tensions for sports physicians. Team doctors clearly have an obligation to the welfare of their patient (the injured athlete) but they ...
Mason Virginia M - - 2013
Multidisciplinary clinical simulation can be an essential part of nursing education strategies to improve and enhance patient safety and experience. Clinical simulation can be utilized to change practice, reinforce practices, and direct patient and family education needs for a safe discharge. Anaphylaxis is potentially fatal and is increasing in occurrence. ...
Newton Joshua D - - 2013
Sporting bodies have developed guidelines for managing community-level players with suspected concussion in response to international consensus statements on concussion in sport. The purpose of this study was to examine the factors that influence the intended use of concussion guidelines among community-level coaches and sports trainers from two popular football ...
Peek-Asa Corinne - - 2013
We examined threat management investigations conducted by a large multinational company. The company provided a database, removing any identifiers, of investigations by the corporate Threat Management Teams in 2009 and 2010. Rates were calculated using worker population data. During the 2-year study period, the company investigated threat management cases at ...
Cohn Steven L - - 2013
Perioperative medicine is an important and rapidly expanding area of interest across multiple specialties, including internal medicine, anesthesiology, surgery, and hospital medicine. A multi-specialty team approach that ensures best possible patient outcomes has fostered collaborative strategies across the continuum of patient care. It is difficult to keep current in this ...
Hills Laura - - 2013
Communication is at the heart of medical practice management. Yet there are many barriers to effective communication that can interfere with the smooth running of the practice. This article describes the 10 most common barriers to effective medical practice team communication and offers six steps the practice manager can take ...
Rosenschein Uri - - 2013
Evidence-based medicine demands considerable time and decision-making skills to navigate through the proliferating data. A hierarchical "pyramid of evidence" has been formulated to help categorize data quality. The hierarchical data are processed into recommendations in Practice Guideline statements. Recently, both American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Society for Cardiac Angiography and ...
Stroud Michael H - - 2013
The practice of pediatric/neonatal interfacility transport continues to expand. Transport teams have evolved into mobile ICUs capable of delivering state-of-the-art critical care during pediatric and neonatal transport. The most recent document regarding the practice of pediatric/neonatal transport is more than a decade old. The following article details changes in the ...
Hills Laura - - 2013
Most medical practice managers who take a new job will inherit an existing team. Those first few days on the job are critical because they can determine whether or not the new manager will succeed. This article provides a game plan for new medical practice managers so they get off ...
Munro A J - - 2013
Multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs), also known as tumour boards or multidisciplinary case conferences, are an integral component of contemporary cancer care. There are logistical problems with setting up and maintaining participation in these meetings. An ill-defined concept, the virtual MDT (vMDT), has arisen in response to these difficulties. We have, ...
Goffman Dena - - 2013
Medical error remains a cause for concern in obstetrics. Studies have shown that the most important contributing factors to adverse events in obstetrics often relate to poor teamwork and ineffective communication. A potential solution to these problems includes transforming institutions, obstetric departments, and maternal-fetal medicine divisions into high-reliability organizations. Simulation ...
Robbins Lawrence - - 2013
In a recent Opinion Editorial posted on the Listserv of the Southern Headache Society (http://www.SouthernHeadache.org), Dr. Lawrence Robbins of the Robbins Headache Clinic, Northbrook, Illinois, explored how headaches resulting from trauma are sometimes difficult to treat and often remain refractory. Most neurologists likely encounter young athletes who have a moderate-to-severe ...
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Teamwork was an overarching theme of the first joint congress of the Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) and the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS), which was held near Oxford in January. With an emphasis on synergy between vets and practice managers, the meeting stressed the benefits of making best ...
Le Reste Jean Yves - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Multimorbidity is a new concept encompassing all the medical conditions of an individual patient. The concept links into the European definition of family medicine and its core competencies. However, the definition of multimorbidity and its subsequent operationalization are still unclear. The European General Practice Research Network wanted to produce ...
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University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland revamped its case management process, resulting in drops in length of stay and readmissions. A three-person care management team is assigned to each unit, with each member having a specific focus. The case management team holds rounds each day with the interdisciplinary team, ...
Lucas Sarah - - 2013
To prepare for ICD-10 implementation, Seattle-based UW Medicine: Conducted an impact assessment and a feasibility study, Built teams, selected leaders, and created a clear organizational structure, Collaborated with project teams that had similar goals, including those implementing computerized provider order entry, Developed physician education to drive compliance.
Buttigieg Sandra C SC Department of Health Services Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Malta and Work and Organizational Psychology, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. - - 2013
The following case study aims to explore management's, health professionals' and patients' experiences on the extent to which there is visibility of management support in achieving effective interdisciplinary team working, which is explicitly declared in the mission statement of a 60-bed acute rehabilitative geriatric hospital in Malta. A total of ...
Hunter Jennifer - - 2012
Abstract Introduction: As traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines (TCAM) continue to find their way into mainstream medical practice, questions arise about the future of integrative medicine (IM). Concern has been voiced that the biomedical profession will dominate IM and many of the core principles and philosophies governing the practice of ...
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As hospitals create or expand their hospitalist team, case managers have a tremendous opportunity to work closely with them to improve documentation, ensure timely patient care, and improve throughput. Create a good working relationship by assigning case managers to work exclusively with the hospitalist team initially and get to know ...
Faulkner K - - 2012
In 1997 the European Commission published Radiation Protection 91: 'Criteria for acceptability of radiological (including radiotherapy) and nuclear medicine installations'(( 1)). This document specified the minimum criteria for acceptability. It has been used to this effect in legislation, codes of practice and by individual professionals. In a single document, it ...
Franklin Paul - - 2012
Paul Franklin, who heads up the Technical team at Bedford-based specialist testing and defect analysis company, RAM Consultancy, explains how healthcare building owners and occupiers such as NHS Trusts, and their estates and facilities teams, can best manage, maintain, and, when necessary, refurbish, their building envelope and roofs, in the ...
Ellul Pierre - - 2012
Introduction:  Multisource feedback (MSF) is a mandatory assessment in the foundation programme. The current tool that is used is the validated Team Assessment of Behaviour (TAB). This assesses doctors on four domains: maintaining trust and professional relations; verbal communication skills; teamworking; and accessibility. The aims of our retrospective analysis were ...
Borges Nicole J - - 2012
Background: Although increasing number of articles have been published on team-based learning (TBL), none has explored team emotional intelligence. Aim: We extend the literature by examining changes in team emotional intelligence during a third year clerkship where TBL is a primary instructional strategy. We hypothesized that team emotional intelligence will ...
Liu Feng-Chuan - - 2012
Background: This paper aims to provide empirical evidence concerning the impact of team climate on knowledge sharing behavior and the mediating effects of individuals' altruistic intentions in the context of healthcare settings. Methods: Questionnaire data were collected from 212 administrators employed at a medical center in Taiwan. Team climate was ...
Price Jo - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the awareness of English football team doctors of the 'Consensus in Sport' (CIS) guidelines for the assessment and management of concussion, and to identify adherence to these internationally accepted recommendations. METHOD: A questionnaire was sent to Club Medical Officers of all the 92 English Football league teams. ...
Lachmann P J - - 2012
Fifty years ago several thousand children were born with severe limb defects after their mothers had been given thalidomide in pregnancy. This tragedy caused procedures for licensing new medicines to become much stricter. Where, nevertheless, significant side effects were found it became common to sue for damages. These consequences have ...
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The following information has been produced for Veterinary Record by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) to provide an update for veterinary surgeons on recent changes to marketing authorisations for veterinary medicines in the UK and on other relevant issues.
Ramiscal Judi Anne B - - 2012
To date, the published literature describes 18 reports of nasal septal perforation in cancer patients with the administration of bevacizumab. This complication was detected during post-marketing surveillance of bevacizumab. How should patients who develop this complication be managed? This discussion summarizes suggestions for management of bevacizumab-associated nasal septal perforation and, ...
Reid William H - - 2012
"Marketing" refers to the entire process of bringing a product or service to the public and creating a demand for it. It is not simply advertising. There are good and bad ways to market one's practice, and some that are distasteful or even unethical. The quality and credibility of your ...
Sawyer Gregory A - - 2012
Pain control is a factor in the sideline treatment of competitive athletes. Ketorolac injections by team physicians as a pain control measure are seemingly becoming more mainstream, although there have been very little data published on its use. Intramuscular ketorolac injections are being used regularly by orthopaedic surgeons and primary ...
Breckenridge Alasdair - - 2012
Medicines regulation is based on a foundation of science, policy and judgement. It operates within several frameworks (scientific, legal and public health), which are interdependent. While safety, quality and efficacy remain the criteria by which medicines are assessed, the benefit-to-harm balance for any medicine or medical device is of paramount ...
Corvellec Hervé - - 2012
This paper describes how the business model of two leading Swedish municipally owned solid waste management companies exposes them to four different but related markets: a political market in which their legitimacy as an organization is determined; a waste-as-material market that determines their access to waste as a process input; ...
Rose James B - - 2012
The UK has for many years been considered by businesses, including those based in the UK, as at best a second market for the launch of innovative medical technology products. Historically, this has been attributed to the slow pace of adoption in its National Health Service (NHS). The NHS is ...
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The following information has been produced for Veterinary Record by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) to provide an update for veterinary surgeons on recent changes to marketing authorisations for veterinary medicines in the UK and on other relevant issues.
Madden Mary - - 2012
Wound care management is one of the largest segments of the UK medical technology sector with a turnover exceeding £1bn in 2009 (BIS, 2010). Using data derived from participant observation, this article examines the antagonistic relationship expressed by wound care clinicians towards evidence based medicine in the context of the ...
Sawalha Ihab H - - 2012
Despite their considerable growth in last few decades, emerging markets (EM) face numerous risks that have the potential to slow down or obstruct their development. Three main issues are discussed in this paper: first, the risks facing organisations operating in emerging markets and Jordan in particular; secondly, the role of ...
van Andel Tinde - - 2012
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Medicinal plant markets not only provide a snapshot of a country's medicinal flora, they also reflect local health concerns and the importance of traditional medicine among its inhabitants. This study aimed to describe and quantify the Ghanaian market in herbal medicine, and the diversity of the species traded, ...
Notaroberta Anthony S - - 2012
By involving managers of other departments in a cross-functional team to address the many and varied problems involved in dealing with workplace violence, the author is able to report more efficient management of the prevention process, expanded program oversight without the commitment of additional resources, and a well-balanced solution approach ...
Silveira Dierci Marcio - - 2012
It is part of the vocabulary of organizations, and the agendas discussed the subject of "Sustainability", but there are few companies that implement practices or even know the means of implementing sustainable practices. The objective of this paper is to discuss an approach to education for sustainable development (ESD) based ...
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Phillip Dellinger has seen his fair share of people go into septic shock. As head of the division of critical-care medicine and director of the medical and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, Dellinger ensures that doctors follow best practice when treating sepsis. ...
de Wijkerslooth Laetitia R H - - 2011
Esophageal strictures are a common problem in gastroenterological practice. In general, the management of malignant or benign esophageal strictures is different and requires a different treatment approach. In daily clinical practice, stent placement is a commonly used modality for the palliation of incurable malignant strictures causing dysphagia, whereas, if available, ...
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