Questions related to Health Management
Social transformation refers to significant changes in the social, economic, cultural, or political structures of a society. It involves a fundamental shift in the way people live, work, and interact with each other. Social transformation can occur at various levels, from individual to global, and can be driven by a range of factors, such as technological advancements, political upheavals, economic shifts, or cultural movements.
Social transformation can have both positive and negative effects on society. Positive social transformations can lead to greater social justice, improved living standards, enhanced human rights, and increased social cohesion. On the other hand, negative social transformations can result in social inequality, social unrest, conflict, and human suffering.
Some examples of social transformation include the industrial revolution, the civil rights movement, the rise of the internet, and the ongoing global movement for gender equality. These transformations have had far-reaching consequences, impacting the way people live, work, and interact with each other.
Social transformation in the context of digitization of healthcare
The digitization of healthcare has brought about significant social transformation, impacting various aspects of healthcare delivery and access. Here are some examples:
- Increased access to healthcare: With the digitization of healthcare, people can access medical information, seek remote consultations and receive treatment from anywhere, anytime. This has opened up new avenues for people in remote areas or those with mobility issues, making healthcare more accessible and inclusive.
- Improved patient experience: Digitization has transformed the way healthcare providers interact with patients. With the help of technology, providers can now offer personalized care, real-time health monitoring, and prompt communication, leading to a better patient experience.
- Data-driven decision making: Digitization of healthcare has enabled the collection and analysis of vast amounts of patient data. This has allowed healthcare providers to make informed decisions, leading to improved clinical outcomes, and better population health management.
- Increased efficiency: Digitization has reduced the administrative burden on healthcare providers and streamlined various processes, leading to improved efficiency. This has allowed providers to focus more on patient care and improve the quality of healthcare services.
- New opportunities for innovation: The digitization of healthcare has created new opportunities for innovation, such as the development of wearable devices, health apps, and telemedicine. These innovations have the potential to revolutionize healthcare delivery and improve patient outcomes.
The digitization of healthcare has brought about several social transformations, including:
- Democratization of healthcare: Digitization has made healthcare more accessible to people across different socio-economic backgrounds, reducing the barriers to access and making healthcare more democratic.
- Increased patient empowerment: With digital healthcare technologies, patients can access their medical records, track their health conditions, and communicate with their healthcare providers more easily, leading to greater patient empowerment.
- Improved healthcare outcomes: Digitization has enabled healthcare providers to collect and analyze vast amounts of data, leading to more accurate diagnoses, better treatment plans, and improved health outcomes.
- Increased efficiency and cost savings: Digital healthcare technologies have streamlined various healthcare processes, leading to increased efficiency and cost savings for healthcare providers and patients.
- Development of new healthcare models: Digitization has enabled the development of new healthcare models, such as telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and home healthcare, which have transformed the way healthcare is delivered and accessed.
Chen Huabin is the deputy chief physician of Taizhou Hospital. He graduated from Zhejiang Medical University, Hangzhou Branch (now Hangzhou Normal University Clinical School) in 1991. He was named the deputy chief physician in December 2006. He has many years of clinical experience in orthopedics, brain surgery, and emergency trauma surgery. He is now the chief surgical examiner of the Hospital Health Management Center.
I met him during a physical examination 3 years ago. At that time, he was a surgical medical examiner and a human skeleton model was placed on the table. When he checked my spine, he said something to the effect that an important reason for the common occurrence of spondylosis in Chinese people is the bad habits and wrong postures in life and work. People of our age who are frequently sitting mainly have some problems with the lumbar spine, but the old farmers who work hard in the countryside rarely have this problem.
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I am conducting research on athletes for my master's thesis in psychology. However, recruiting enough athletes is moving too slowly. Can you help me by filling out my online survey and, if possible, sharing it with your network?
Everyone aged 18 and older can participate - athletes and non-athletes, both females and males (mostly interested in athletes at this point).
All athletes, from the recreational to the Olympic level, are eligible, and it only takes about 10-15 min to complete the survey - it is completely anonymous!
Diabetic patients become totally dependent on insulin to overcome hyperglycemia and related complications. Recent research indicated that natural products can offer better protection against hyperglycemia.
I'm a Master's student in Healthcare Administration, my bachelor's degree was in Biochemistry and my working experience is laboratory technician, I have worked in many laboratories including research and clinical labs. I have a great passion for research, and I have published one paper in the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (JIMD). Now I'm preparing for my master's final research I have great interest in the health services cost containment topics, as a laboratory technician, I notice some overutilization of laboratory investigation and lack of communication between laboratory workers and physicians. I also have an interest in job satisfaction and the management associated factors that affect the workers' performance. I would appreciate it if you can provide me with some ideas and recommendations for my research topic even in other areas that are related to health care administration.
Thanks for your advices,
I've lost the link to a paper that showed healthcare managers need repeated evidence of improvement program effectiveness, if they are to support the program.
Has anyone seen / read similar literature? I'd be very grateful for the link.
Why clinicians are meant for only one job description? I think these professionals are think within the box whereas we the non-clinicians think outside the box meaning we can think broad.
Can anyone share their corporate Mental Health Management Framework if they have one? I am looking for something that is easy to understand, operationalize and that has had positive results.
Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) is a new engineering discipline. would you please give me some information about the future of this discipline in industry?
The aim of this research will be to develop a model that can report the health status of poultry birds and make intelligent predictions(Recommendation) for possible solution (cure/prevention).
It should always be noted in such projects that the preparation of the working medium is much more complex and expensive than in the "normal" EDM.
Also the production according to small powder diameter must be inserted into the cost calculation.
Furthermore, it must be noted that the systems, which must be worn and renewed with the medium (liquid / powder). The scientific investigation is the one side, the economic application the other.
this method can be fast, precise, specific snd senzitive. It can be simple and it must be done in home.
I am looking for the criteria used for the reimbursement for services (reimbursement of the costs of special activities that must be in place without economical criteria such as Emergency Unit and pre-transplant organ collection) in parallel with the reimbursement for activity (exams, visit, DRG).
In the theories of Nicholas Humphrey*, it was stated that during most of the evolution of humans, 100,000-10,000 years ago life was 1) more dangerous and 2) society was more oppressive than nowadays.
1) His model suggests that the placebo-effect is possible, because during this dangerous period the saving of the metabolic resources by the health management system, slower but less expensive self-healing processes were adaptive. In safety modern societies, most of us have the resources to use the expensive and quick healing processes, but we need cues to apply them, 'the snake oil, the psychoanalysis, the orgone box, or whatever it is encourages us to do so'.
2) Analogously, conforming the societal norms was more important in our ancestors, but nowadays, in our less oppressive and developing modern society, if we receive the proper cues, we can afford more mental freedom and self-expression.
However, If we take a counter-hypothesis, and state that during the evolution of humans in the hunter-gatherer tribes, life was more safe and society was more supportive, than we arrive to the conclusions, that 1) in individuals of civilized societies, health management system switches to more ancient, slower but cheaper healing reactions, because it senses lack of support and good perspectives. This can be set back by social support or positive expectations - a possible explanation of the placebo-effect. 2) in individuals of civilized societies, self-management system switches to more ancient, self-oppressing, agressive or anxious behavior. This can be set back by cues, e.g. social support or self-esteem, leading to free self-expression and authenticity. Both highly demaning but quick healing reactions and authenticity were adaptive result of our evolution, but the more scarce resources and less support in civilization decreased them, and so we use most of the time more ancient strategies for self-management. These conclusions also fit to what we experience.
Now the question is, how can we compare the hunter-gatherer tribal and civilized lifestyle, regarding the amount of resources, safe-danger, and social support-oppression? What scientific results do we have no this topic?
I am looking for information about health conditions and job related health problems of prision security workers and prison health workers.
I will be gratefull in receiving any help.
Thanks in advance.
I am conducting a study on assessing Health management issue in which I have to take data from Doctor, Pharmacist and also from Patient record. I have to use 3 different sets of questionnaire for data collection. This type of approach is usually used in Data or Method Triangulation Method.
I searched a lot but I didn't find how to calculate the sample size for triangulation studies. Do I need to calculate sample size for each group separately or can I assign some quota so that get equal number of responses from each cohort and can validate the finding?
From time to time, I meet cases of bilateral choanal adenoids causing mouth breathing, snoring +/- disturbed sleep according to severity. I found that both x-ray of postnasal space and flexible fibreoptic nasal scope can preoperatively diagnose this unusual type of adenoids. Surgical technique varies according to size & extension of this adenoid. If it is limited at choana but bulged intranasally, then I use an endonasal approach to remove it by depriding (preferable to me) or by suction diathermy (vallylab). If it is limited at choana but bulged into nasopharynx, then it can be removed through nasopharynx under mirror vision using suction diathermy (vallylab). If it is prominent intranasal & into nasopharynx, then combined approach can be used. I found that choanal adenoids is preoperatively misdiagnosed by geniors as classic nasopharyngeal adenoids hypertrophy if they depends on endoscope alone. Also, x-ray alone when revealed empty nasopharynx does not mean absent choanal adenoids in case of presence of symptoms (mouth breathing, snoring +/- disturbed sleep). Also, choanal adenoids is perioperatively misdiagnosed by geniors as inferior turbinate tail hypertrophy. So, to diagnose choanal adenoids, you would put it in your consideration & you would request x-ray with endoscopic examination. This is my own experience regarding choanal adenoids management. Would you add your experience?
I am planning to search this subject in my thesis. I need more source. With your advice I can shape my contents, specially about promoting (advance) for health worker. What do you advice for this, I am planning to start with 'promotion and promotion systems'. Thanks for helping.
– Do you know of any research concerning possible uses of drones for regional development?
I am looking for research conerning transport, health, culture, recreation, service.
In relation to regional development, political issues, case studies, explorative research...
Thanks in advance!
Are there shifts being seen in recent occupational safety and health (OSH) research in comparison to traditional OSH research focuses of past decades? What are some of the causes for such shifts, and what are the emerging trends in the field?
We are being told that we should eat dairy products regularly. But the China study Shows the opposite. The more animal products we eat the more chronic deseases we develop, no matter of our genetic Disposition.
Do you have/know any new papers on this subject, wich are not sponsored directly or indirectly by members of this industry sector?
I want to do the survey on one of professional societies which is so restricted for any improvements; e.g education and promotion. I want to learn their emotions. It is Ok for any study designs for now. Could you please answer any related research for it?
it has to do with the filed of "logistics" and the gaps in customers' expectations when it comes to health management
I need to pick up some point of view that would help me answer this question. I am looking into the study of Legal Studies and would like to use some help here.
Is there any literature that finds a decrease in body temperature, mainly in mammals, from either capture stress or handling stress?
How can one ensure the quality and authenticity of data entered in the sleep logs (maintained for at least 14 days) especially for those who are not literate like many senior citizens? Is there any other tool like sleep log/sleep diary to elicit sleep patterns (except actigraphy and polysomnography) in a community based survey?
I would like to know the changes in statin prescription rates and cholesterol treatment guidelines over time (i.e. from the introduction of statins until the present time in the United States and Europe). I am especially interested in the context of secondary prevention of embolic stroke. Are you aware of any published data or do you know where I can find out-dated versions of cholesterol treatment guidelines? Thank you for your suggestions.
I am trying to find out level of cartilage destroying enzymes which is associated with crepitus sound with pain.
Is it a safer option than just 'warehousing' patients in an ED? In comparison, what are some limitations?
When demands for urgent and emergent care continue to mount and no Emergency Department (ED) care spaces are available for these emergent and urgent patients and all usual actions for rapid admissions to inpatient beds have been maximized, the Over Capacity Protocol should be initiated. This protocol is intended to ensure systematic actions are undertaken to ensure admitted patients being cared for in the ED will be appropriately admitted to an inpatient unit. The protocol may be extended to other areas of the hospital, for example critical care, as required. (Fraser Health).
In Uganda, there is little policy regarding herbal medicine, and yet 65% of the population has a history of using of herbs at the hospital.
Many times when these herbs are used, they are not refined - no measure is used to calculate the actual dose. Remedies are usually prepared by individuals who might not have had formal education in that area.
As part of a 4 year RCT project being conducted in Ghana (West Africa) we sought to investigate three dimensions of healthcare quality care (client, health professional and technical perspectives) and how these are associated in the context of a national health insurance scheme (NHIS) which is barely 10 years old. Implications of the findings to health service utilization and (re)enrolment decisions into Ghana's NHIS are particularly explored. Ongoing analysis of our data reveals rather "puzzling" results which stimulated the idea to seek experiences and opinions of fellow researchers interested in the topic area. Sharing scientific findings on similar studies will prove beneficial to fine tune our thoughts on the topic.
We are interested in estimating blood volume in healthy individuals. Since 1962 the "standard" formula used to predict blood volume is that presented by Nadler (Surgery 1962;51:224-32). This formula, however, has been criticized as being inaccurate for current estimates since today's populations have far more adiposity. and fat tissue requires less vascularization. Thus , the argument is that for heavy, short people particularly their blood volumes are over estimated. This is important when trying to determine what the appropriate volumes should be for say donating blood or blood products. Has anyone seen new formulas or modifications to the Nadler formula to deal with this problem?
Health is the fundamental right of every citizen and it's very important that the government and international organisations provide basic healthcare whenever its needed.
Where I work we have allied health discipline advisors for physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech pathology and social work- these are strategic leadership and support roles. These roles are all newly established, and we are planning to take advantage of this by researching the impact of the advisor roles at 1 and 2 years post commencement.
I have looked at the literature and am unable to identify any research on advisor roles in any of the allied health disciplines. Is anyone aware of literature in this area?
Any suggestions would be a great help.