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

Exploring the influence of a financial incentive scheme on early mobilization and rehabilitation in ICU patients: an interrupted time-series analysis
Clinical guidelines recommend early mobilization and rehabilitation (EMR) for patients who are critically ill. However, various barriers impede its implementation in real-world clinical settings. In 2018, the ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 24, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yoko Unoki, Sachiko Ono, Yusuke Sasabuchi, Yohei Hashimoto, Hideo Yasunaga and Isao Yokota Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors predictive of hospital admission for children via emergency departments in Australia and Sweden: an observational cross-sectional study
Identifying factors predictive of hospital admission can be useful to prospectively inform bed management and patient flow strategies and decrease emergency department (ED) crowding. It is largely unknown if a... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Julia Crilly, Amy Sweeny, Åsa Muntlin, David Green, Lorelle Malyon, Luke Christofis, Malcolm Higgins, Ann-Sofie Källberg, Sara Dellner, Åsa Myrelid, Therese Djärv and Katarina E. Göransson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rewiring care delivery through Digital Therapeutics (DTx): a machine learning-enhanced assessment and development (M-LEAD) framework
Digital transformation has sparked profound change in the healthcare sector through the development of innovative digital technologies. Digital Therapeutics offer an innovative approach to disease management a... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Alessandro Carrera, Stefania Manetti and Emanuele Lettieri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Simulating the healthcare workforce impact and capacity for pancreatic cancer care in Victoria: a model-based analysis
The incidence of pancreatic cancer is rising. With improvements in knowledge for screening and early detection, earlier detection of pancreatic cancer will continue to be more common. To support workforce plan... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Lan Gao, Anna Ugalde, Patricia M Livingston, Victoria White, Jennifer J Watts, Hannah Jongebloed, Nikki McCaffrey, David Menzies and Suzanne Robinson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Facilitating and barrier factors to the implementation of a transitional care program: a qualitative study of hospital coordinators in South Korea
This study aims to identify the facilita... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yukyung Park, Su Mi Jung, Su Kyoung Kim and Heui Sug Jo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Improving care for veterans ’ environmental exposure concerns: applications of the consolidated framework for implementation research in program evaluation
Healthcare systems, like the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), need policies and procedures for delivering care to special populations including those with environmental exposure concerns. Despite being ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Katharine Bloeser, Justin M. Kimber, Susan L. Santos, Chana B. Krupka and Lisa M. McAndrew Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of perceived professional benefits on health professionals ’ job engagement: the role of psychological availability and future perceived professional benefits
Improving the job engagement of health professionals can effectively enhance the quality of their medical services. However, few studies have investigated whether and how perceived professional benefits affect... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jin Wan, Wenjun Zhou, Mingyue Qin and Haiming Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Facilitators and barriers for implementing screening brief intervention and referral for health promotion in a rural hospital in Alberta: using consolidated framework for implementation research
Screening, brief intervention, and referral (SBIR) is an evidence-based, comprehensive health promotion approach commonly implemented to reduce alcohol and substance use. Implementation research on SBIR demons... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sharon S. Mah, Gary F. Teare, Jessica Law and Kamala Adhikari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Value-based healthcare implementation in the Netherlands: a quantitative analysis of multidisciplinary team performance
Many hospitals worldwide have set up multidisciplinary Value Improvement (VI) teams that use the Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) theory to improve patient value. However, it remains unclear what the level of VB... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Henrike J. Westerink, Gijs Steinmann, Maarten Koomans, Mich èle H. van der Kemp and Paul B. van der Nat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality indicators for collaborative care networks in persistent somatic symptoms and functional disorders: a modified delphi study
Care for persistent somatic symptoms and functional disorders (PSS/FD) is often fragmented. Collaborative care networks (CCNs) may improve care quality for PSS/FD. Effectiveness likely depends on their functio... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nick Mamo, Lineke M. Tak, Manouk A. W. van de Klundert, Tim C. Olde Hartman, Judith G. M. Rosmalen and Denise J. C. Hanssen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perspectives and experiences of healthcare providers on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in three maternal and neonatal referral hospitals in Guinea in 2020: a qualitative study
This study aimed to explore healthcare providers ’ perceptions and experiences of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in t... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nafissatou Dioubat é, Mamadou Cellou Diallo, Cécé Maomou, Harissatou Niane, Tamba Mina Millimouno, Bienvenu Salim Camara, Telly Sy, Ibrahima Sory Diallo, Aline Semaan, Thérèse Delvaux, Lenka Beňová, Abdoul Habib Béavogui and Alexandre Delamou Tags: Research Source Type: research

The distribution structure of medical and care resources based on regional characteristics throughout Japan in 2020
Given Japan ’s rapidly aging population, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's policy of reducing hospital beds and replacing medical care with nursing care requires the establishment of a coordinated sy... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 20, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Takuya Kusunoki and Tohru Yoshikawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characteristics and risk factors of pharmacist misconduct in New Zealand: a retrospective nationwide analysis
This study aimed to provide insights into the patterns charact... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 20, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yufeng Wang, Sanyogita (Sanya) Ram and Shane Scahill Tags: Research Source Type: research

Implementation of advance care planning in the routine care for acutely admitted patients in geriatric units: protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
Acutely ill and frail older adults and their next of kin are often poorly involved in treatment and care decisions. This may lead to either over- or undertreatment and unnecessary burdens. The aim of this proj... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Maria Rom øren, Karin Berg Hermansen, Trygve Johannes Lereim Sævareid, Linn Brøderud, Siri Færden Westbye, Astrid Klopstad Wahl, Lisbeth Thoresen, Siri Rostoft, Reidun Førde, Marc Ahmed, Eline Aas, May Helen Midtbust and Reidar Pedersen Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research