The development of a novel sexual health promotion intervention for young people with mental ill-health: the PROSPEct project
Young people with mental ill-health experience higher rates of high-risk sexual behaviour, have poorer sexual health outcomes, and lower satisfaction with their sexual wellbeing compared to their peers. Ensuri... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 1, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hayley Nolan, Brian O ’Donoghue, Magenta Simmons, Isabel Zbukvic, Sophia Ratcliff, Alyssa Milton, Elizabeth Hughes, Andrew Thompson and Ellie Brown Tags: Research Source Type: research

What factors are associated with the research productivity of primary care researchers in Canada? A qualitative study
Research evidence to inform primary care policy and practice is essential for building high-performing primary care systems. Nevertheless, research output relating to primary care remains low worldwide. This s... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 1, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Monica Aggarwal, Brian Hutchison, Sabrina T. Wong, Alan Katz, Steve Slade and Deirdre Snelgrove Tags: Research Source Type: research

“We have to change our mindsets”: a qualitative study of barriers and facilitators in research collaboration across integrated care system organisations
The introduction of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) in England aimed to increase joint planning and delivery of health and social care, and other services, to better meet the needs of local communities. There is... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 1, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Christopher J. Gidlow, Lorna Sams, Kim Buckless, Naomi J. Ellis, Helen C. Duffy, Ruth Lambley-Burke, Paul Campbell, Alison Cooke, Krysia Dziedzic, Matthew Brookes, Nachiappan Chockalingam, Pam Devall and Christian Mallen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Individual and social determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and uptake in Northwest Syria
The COVID-19 outbreak devastated the fragmented health system in Syria, a war-torn country, and exaggerated the demands for humanitarian assistance. COVID-19 vaccination was rolled out in Northwest Syria, an a... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 1, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Orwa Al-Abdulla, Maher Alaref, Agneta Kallstr öm and Jussi Kauhanen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Activities used by evidence networks to promote evidence-informed decision-making in the health sector – a rapid evidence review
Evidence networks facilitate the exchange of information and foster international relationships among researchers and stakeholders. These networks are instrumental in enabling the integration of scientific evi... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 29, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Germ án Andrés Alarcón Garavito, Thomas Moniz, Cristián Mansilla, Syka Iqbal, Rozalia Dobrogowska, Fiona Bennin, Shivangi Talwar, Ahmad Firas Khalid and Cecilia Vindrola-Padros Tags: Research Source Type: research

An integrated primary care service to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with severe mental illness: Primrose-A - thematic analysis of its acceptability, feasibility, and implementation
Cardiovascular disease among patients with severe mental illness in England is a major preventable contributor to premature mortality. To address this, a nurse and peer-coach delivered service (Primrose-A) was... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Philippa Shaw, Annabel Mifsud, David Osborn, Nitisha Nahata, Cerdic Hall, Ian Prenelle and Danielle Lamb Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assertive community treatment for high-utilizing alcohol misuse patients: a before-and-after cohort study protocol
The challenge posed by Alcohol-Related Frequent Attenders (ARFAs) in Emergency Departments (EDs) is growing in Singapore, marked by limited engagement with conventional addiction treatment pathways. Recognizin... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Juntian Wu, Fahad Javaid Siddiqui, Charles Chia Meng Mak, Ivan Si Yong Chua, Jeevan Raaj Thangayah, Esther Xi Xiang Tan, Huey Ying Seet, Adriel Kailing Rao, Hann Yee Tan, Asif Mohamed, Mikael Hartman, Benjamin Sieu-Hon Leong, Marcus Eng Hock Ong and Desmo Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Development and validation of the adolescent behavioural change Counselling Assessment Tool in Indonesia
Primary care provides an important context to engage adolescents and their families in healthy lifestyles with the goal of reducing future behaviour-related health problems. Developing a valid tool to assess h... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Fransisca Handy Agung, Rini Sekartini, Nani Cahyani Sudarsono, Aryono Hendarto, Retno Asti Werdhani, Sri Retno Pudjiati, Lathifah Hanum, Affan Naufal and Susan M Sawyer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Digitally-mediated coordination in healthcare: the effects of teleconsultation on doctor-to-doctor relational coordination
Digitalization transforms the way in which interdependent work is coordinated, especially in healthcare settings. This work deepens the effect of teleconsultation use on health professionals ’ coordination. For... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mattia Vincenzo Olive, Luca Gastaldi and Mariano Corso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patients ’ sense of security from clinical factors in Iran: a cross-sectional study
One of the clinical responsibilities and goals of hospitals is to provide patients with comfort and security. The present study aims to assess patients ’ sense of security among patients in Iranian hospitals. (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Roya Malekzadeh, Ghasem Abedi, Arash Ziapour, Murat Y ıldırım and Ehsan Abedini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reducing wait times and avoiding unnecessary use of high-cost mental health services through a Rapid Access and Stabilization Program: protocol for a program evaluation study
Emergency psychiatric care, unplanned hospital admissions, and inpatient health care are the costliest forms of mental health care. According to Statistics Canada (2018), almost 18% (5.3 million) of Canadians ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medard K. Adu, Raquel da Luz Dias, Gloria Obuobi-Donkor, Ngozi Ezeanozie, Sanjana Sridharan, Jason Morrison, Patryk Simon, Bryanne Taylor, Monica MacKinnon, Shiloh Gossen, Mahmoud Awara, Mattew White, Reham Shalaby, Belinda Agyapong, Ejemai Eboreime, Jian Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Correction: Disentangling organizational levers and economic benefits in transitional care programs: a systematic review and configurational analysis
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Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Stefano Landi, Maria Martina Panella and Chiara Leardini Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Evaluating a peer-to-peer health education program in Australian public housing communities during the COVID-19 pandemic
The cohealth Health Concierge program operated in Melbourne, Australia from July 2020 to 30 June 2022. It provided peer-to-peer support to culturally and linguistically diverse residents of high-rise public ho... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jane Oliver, Angeline Ferdinand, Awil Hussein, Ruqiyo Hussein, Jessica Kaufman, Peta Edler, Nicole Allard, Margie Danchin and Katherine B. Gibney Tags: Research Source Type: research

An analysis of the diagnoses and costs of pediatric emergency care visits: a single center study
Children ’s emergency care visits are common, although the costs and reasons for visits vary. This register-based study examines the costs of pediatric emergency care and the diagnoses related to visits made to... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Annika Kauppala, Paula Heikkil ä and Sauli Palmu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Self-identified barriers to health services among migrants 50 years of age or older: population-based survey study of Russian speakers in Finland
The compounded effect of a migratory background and ageing increases the risk of unequal medical treatment opportunities. The aim of this article is to investigate the social determinants of barriers to health... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nuriiar Safarov, Laura Kemppainen, Sirpa Wrede and Anne Kouvonen Tags: Research Source Type: research