COMMENTS

  1. Artificial intelligence in healthcare: transforming the practice of medicine

    Artificial intelligence in healthcare: transforming the practice of medicine is a review article that explores the current and potential applications of AI in various domains of medicine, such as diagnosis, treatment, research, and education. The article also discusses the challenges and ethical issues of implementing AI in healthcare, and provides some recommendations for future directions ...

  2. Assessing the impact of healthcare research: A systematic review ...

    Background Increasingly, researchers need to demonstrate the impact of their research to their sponsors, funders, and fellow academics. However, the most appropriate way of measuring the impact of healthcare research is subject to debate. We aimed to identify the existing methodological frameworks used to measure healthcare research impact and to summarise the common themes and metrics in an ...

  3. Change and Innovation in Healthcare: Findings from Literature

    Change is an ongoing process in any organizations. Over years, healthcare organizations have been exposed to multiple external stimuli to change (eg, ageing population, increasing incidence of chronic diseases, ongoing Sars-Cov-2 pandemic) that pointed out the need to convert the current healthcare organizational model.

  4. Assessing the impact of healthcare research: A systematic review of

    The aim of this review was therefore to (1) identify the methodological frameworks used to measure healthcare research impact using systematic methods, (2) summarise common impact themes and metrics in an impact matrix, and (3) provide a simplified consolidated resource for use by funders, researchers, and policy makers.

  5. The New England Journal of Medicine

    The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research and review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of ...

  6. The role of artificial intelligence in healthcare: a structured

    Background/Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI) in the healthcare sector is receiving attention from researchers and health professionals. Few previous studies have investigated this topic from a multi-disciplinary perspective, including accounting, business and management, decision sciences and health professions. Methods The structured literature review with its reliable and replicable ...

  7. Algorithm Bias and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care

    This Special Communication presents a conceptual framework and guiding principles for mitigating and preventing bias in health care algorithms to promote health and health care equity.

  8. Health care

    Health care is the discipline concerned with the provision and delivery of health services to a patient population by personnel in professional and allied health occupations. Emergency medical ...

  9. Articles

    BMC Public Health: Impactful open access research, with a 4.5 Impact Factor and 32 days to first decision. As the second largest open access public health ...

  10. Emerging Health Technologies and How They Can Transform Healthcare

    Health innovation identifies new or improved health policies, systems, products and technologies and services and delivery methods that improve people's health and well-being. It improves efficiency, effectiveness, quality, sustainability, safety and affordability. Health innovation can pertain to any dimension of healthcare, namely ...

  11. Using AI and Big Data in the HealthCare Sector to help build a Smarter

    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the use of AI and Big Data in HealthCare Sector to help build a smarter and more intelligent HealthCare System. Researchers in HealthCare Sectors are relying heavily on big data and compute power to build correlations by using statistical methods and artificial intelligence (AI) models.

  12. Journal of Healthcare Management

    Published bimonthly, JHM is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to providing healthcare leaders with the information they need to manage complex healthcare issues and to make effective strategic decisions. JHM provides a forum for discussion of current trends and presentation of new research as applied to healthcare management.

  13. Health Care 2030: The Coming Transformation

    The problems in our health care systems include subpar quality and patient safety, a misplaced focus on acute care rather than on prevention and population health, inadequate person centeredness, a...

  14. Impact of Home Care Services on Patient and Economic Outcomes: A

    Abstract Patient Support Programs (PSPs) reinforce patients' care provided by health care professionals with the aim to improve adherence and patient empowerment. PSPs may include interventions such as home-based care, individualized medication counseling, support, training, and home delivery of medicines and/or devices. This study described these services and its impact on patient-reported ...

  15. Medical Care Research and Review: Sage Journals

    Medical Care Research and Review Medical Care Research and Review (MCRR) is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal containing critical reviews of literature on organizational structure, economics, and the financing of health and medical care systems.

  16. The BMJ original medical research articles

    Original research studies that can improve decision making in clinical medicine, public health, health care policy, medical education, or biomedical research.

  17. Universal health coverage evolution, ongoing trend, and future

    The goal of universal health coverage (UHC) from the United Nations (UN) has metamorphized from its early phase of primary health care (PHC) to the recent sustainable development goal (SDG). In this context, we aimed to document theoretical and philosophical ...

  18. Theory of change for addressing sex and gender bias, invisibility and

    Sex and gender are inadequately considered in health and medical research, policy and practice, leading to preventable disparities in health and wellbeing. Several global institutions, journals, and funding bodies have developed policies and guidelines to improve the inclusion of diverse participants and consideration of sex and gender in research design and reporting and the delivery of ...

  19. Research

    Health research entails systematic collection or analysis of data with the intent to develop generalizable knowledge to understand health challenges and mount an improved response to them. The full spectrum of health research spans five generic areas of activity: measuring the health problem; understanding its cause(s); elaborating solutions; translating the solutions or evidence into policy ...

  20. Consistency, completeness and external validity of ethnicity recording

    Background Ethnicity is known to be an important correlate of health outcomes, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, where some ethnic groups were shown to be at higher risk of infection and adverse outcomes. The recording of patients' ethnic groups in primary care can support research and efforts to achieve equity in service provision and outcomes; however, the coding of ethnicity is ...

  21. Can The Research That Drives Health Reform Be Reformed?

    Health services research, the basis of health reform, needs to focus on real-world impact and communicate its benefits says Aaron Carroll, the new president of AcademyHealth.

  22. Quality Of Health Care In India: Challenges ...

    India's health care sector provides a wide range of quality of care, from globally acclaimed hospitals to facilities that deliver care of unacceptably low quality. Efforts to improve the quality ...

  23. What can America do to make health care and health outcomes more equal?

    Continuing the efforts started after the first Unequal Treatment report to diversify the workforces for both health care and health services research so they are more representative of the entire ...

  24. Alumni Spotlight: Latesha K. Harris-Bridging Gaps in Nursing and Health

    She provided helpful tips to "Stress Less for a Healthier Heart" and information about her dissertation research study, Stress and Heart Health. Latesha aspires to become a nurse scientist with a research program exploring the intersection of structural racism, psychosocial stressors, and racial/ethnic inequities in women's cardiometabolic health.

  25. Universal Healthcare in the United States of America: A Healthy Debate

    For example, Germany uses a multi-payer healthcare system in which subsidized health care is widely available for low-income citizens, yet private options—which provide the same quality and level of care as the subsidized option—are also available to higher income individuals.

  26. Administrative Structures Sustainability And Secondary Health Care

    The paper employed descriptive research design and quantitative research approach. The data were gathered through administration of structured questionnaire. The paper used 20% of the study population 1341, making 268 sample size for questionnaire which consisted of both medical and non-medical staff of three selected General Hospital in Lagos ...

  27. WHO launches new toolkit to improve care for neurological disorders

    WHO has today published a new implementation toolkit to the Intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders (IGAP), outlining specific actions and resources for countries to improve services for people with neurological disorders in preparation for meeting IGAP's targets for 2031. Neurological conditions are the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.

  28. E-health and its Impact on Indian Health Care: An Analysis

    From the papers retrieved only few papers studied impact of e health services in patient outcomes. Other papers assessed e-health on basis of accessibility, feasibility and medium of education in clinical practice.

  29. Information Systems IE&IS

    The Information Systems (IS) group studies novel tools and techniques that help organizations use their information systems to support better operational decision making.

  30. More cases of high myopia seen in Singapore

    Prof Saw, who is also co-head of the myopia research group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (Seri), has projected that the number of myopic adults aged 50 and above in Singapore will rise from 40 per cent of that segment of the population currently to 80 per cent in the next few decades.