Group Health & Wellness Coaching: development and validation of the required competencies
As the popularity and demonstrated effectiveness of Health and Wellness Coaching (HWC) continue to grow to address chronic disease prevalence worldwide, delivery of this approach in a group format is gaining t... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ruth Q Wolever, Timothy R Cline, Jocelyn M Weiss, Suzie Carmack, Cindy Schultz, Michael Arloski and Karen Lawson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Improving acute myocardial infarction care in northern Tanzania: barrier identification and implementation strategy mapping
Evidence-based care for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) reduces morbidity and mortality. Prior studies in Tanzania identified substantial gaps in the uptake of evidence-based AMI care. Implementation science... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 28, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Julian T Hertz, Francis M Sakita, Sainikitha Prattipati, Lauren Coaxum, Tumsifu G Tarimo, Godfrey L Kweka, Jerome J Mlangi, Kristen Stark, Nathan M Thielman, Hayden B Bosworth and Janet P Bettger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Barriers to proper maternal referral system in selected health facilities in Eastern Ethiopia: a qualitative study
Appropriate maternal referral system plays an essential role in curbing maternal mortality. Although the occurrence of obstetric complications is often unpredictable, addressing bottlenecks of the referral sys... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Betelhem Mengist, Agumasie Semahegn, Shegaye Yibabie, Bezabih Amsalu and Abera Kenay Tura Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global job satisfaction and fluctuation among community general practitioners: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Community General Practitioners (CGPs) are crucial to primary healthcare worldwide. Their job satisfaction significantly impacts the quality and accessibility of healthcare. However, a comprehensive global per... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Qilin Deng, Yifang Liu, Ziyi Cheng, Qi Wang and Junan Liu Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research

Implementing routine paediatric height/length and weight screening and weight management advice by clinicians: an evaluation
To determine the views of health care professionals (HCPs) in South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) about the effectiveness of implementation strategies used to increase routine height/length and... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Slavica Krstic, Sarah Dennis, Faye Southcombe and Elizabeth Denney-Wilson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring healthcare provider retention in a rural and frontier community in Northern Idaho
A shortage of healthcare providers, particularly in primary care and mental health, exists in the predominately rural state of Idaho. There are also barriers to retaining healthcare providers to work in rural ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jonathan D. Moore, Allie M. Lords, Madeline P. Casanova, Ashley J. Reeves, Ann Lima, Cody Wilkinson, Sarah M. Deming and Russell T. Baker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of a peer-support, ‘mentor mother’ program in Gaza, Mozambique; a qualitative study
Retention in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs is critical to reduce vertical transmission. To addresses challenges with retention, Mozambique launched a peer-support program in 2018, ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 27, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Leila Katirayi, Sozinho Ndima, Amgad Farah, Whitney Ludwig, Atan ásio Mabote, Ismail Chiposse, Ana Muteerwa, Jessica Greenberg Cowan and Ivete Meque Tags: Research Source Type: research

A qualitative evaluation of stakeholder perspectives on sustainable financing strategies for ‘priority’ adolescent sexual and reproductive health interventions in Ghana
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) interventions are underfunded in Ghana. We explored stakeholder perspectives on innovative and sustainable financing strategies for priority ASRH interventions ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 26, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Evans Otieku, Ama P. Fenny, Daniel M. Achala and John E. Ataguba Tags: Research Source Type: research

Areas of consensus on unwarranted and warranted transfers between nursing homes and emergency care facilities in Norway: a Delphi study
Transferring residents from nursing homes (NHs) to emergency care facilities (ECFs) is often questioned as many are terminally ill and have access to onsite care. While some NH to ECF transfers have merit, avo... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 26, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Arne Bastian Wiik, Malcolm Bray Doupe, Marit Stordal Bakken, B ård Reiakvam Kittang, Frode Fadnes Jacobsen and Oddvar Førland Tags: Research Source Type: research

A new scale to assess health-facility level management: the development and validation of the facility management scale in Ghana, Uganda, and Malawi
The increased recognition of governance, leadership, and management as determinants of health system performance has prompted calls for research focusing on the nature, quality, and measurement of this key hea... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 25, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Paul Mubiri, Freddie Ssengooba, Thomasena O ’Byrne, Adelaine Aryaija-Keremani, Justine Namakula, Kingsley Chikaphupha, Moses Aikins, Tim Martineau and Frédérique Vallières Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diagnostic evaluation of institutions as a basis for designing the Brazilian maturity model of telehealth services
The objective of this manuscript is to present ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 25, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ang élica Baptista Silva, Ivan Torres Pisa, Luiz Ary Messina, Andréa Pereira Simões Pelogi, Josceli Maria Tenório, Fernando Sequeira Sousa, Daniela Lacerda Santos, Jessi Maia, Ianê Germano de Andrade Filha, Ana Cristina Carneiro Menezes Guedes, Paulo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reduction in all-cause medical and caregiving costs through innovative health awareness projects in a rural area in Japan: a retrospective cohort study
This study evaluates cost reduction in participants of a health awareness program (the Center of Healthy Aging Program, CHAP) in a Japanese rural area, characterized by an annual check-up and personalized inte... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 25, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ayako Shoji, Kennichi Kudo, Koichi Murashita, Shigeyuki Nakaji and Ataru Igarashi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating the cross-cultural competence instrument for healthcare professionals (CCCHP) among nurses in Okinawa, Japan
To provide better quality healthcare services to patients with different linguistic and cultural backgrounds, the cross-cultural competence of medical professionals is important. However, assessing and improvi... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Chieko Shirai, Daisuke Nonaka and Jun Kobayashi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Technology, data, people, and partnerships in addressing unmet social needs within Medicaid Managed Care
Individuals with unmet social needs experience adverse health outcomes and are subject to greater inequities in health and social outcomes. Given the high prevalence of unmet needs among Medicaid enrollees, ma... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 23, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rachel Hogg-Graham, Allison M. Scott, Emily R. Clear, Elizabeth N. Riley and Teresa M. Waters Tags: Research Source Type: research

Translation and measurement properties of pregnancy and childbirth questionnaire in Iranian postpartum women
This study in... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 22, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Somayeh Abdolalipour, Shamsi Abbasalizadeh, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh, Shayesteh Jahanfar, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Kosar Abdollahi and Mojgan Mirghafourvadsnd Tags: Research Source Type: research