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Doty, Brit Cruse; Heneghan, Steven; Zuckerman, Randall – Journal of Rural Health, 2007
Context: Surgical services are frequently unavailable in rural American communities. Therefore, rural residents often must travel long distances to receive surgical care. Rural hospitals commonly have difficulty providing surgical services despite potential economic benefits. Purpose: The purpose of this project was to identify the key challenges…
Descriptors: Surgery, Cooperation, Hospitals, Focus Groups
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Rosillo, Ronald H.; Fogel, Max L. – Rehabilitation Research and Practice Review, 1973
A global study of 127 hospitalized physically disabled patients of George Morris Piersol Rehabilitation Center, University of Pennsylvania and the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service of the Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, concludes that length of hospital stay bore no consistent relationship to patients' overall degree of…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Physical Disabilities, Rehabilitation Programs
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Calhoun, James F. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1971
Three methods of differentiating paranoid from nonparanoid schizophrenics were compared using 97 males from a Veterans Administration hospital. Official hospital diagnosis and behavior ratings were found to be significantly correlated, while self-report correlated with neither of the other two techniques. Implications for research are briefly…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Identification, Mental Disorders, Schizophrenia
Byers, Ernest Jasper James – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The research aim is to contribute to scholarly inquiry on best practices for institutional leaders in health care organizations who are leading improvement work. The goal is to investigate how a specific sustainable continuous improvement methodology--lean management (LM)--is experienced by leaders charged with implementing it to improve health…
Descriptors: Health Services, Best Practices, Adult Learning, Administrator Attitudes
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And Others; Youngner, Stuart J. – Journal of Medical Education, 1978
Ways in which some students responded to the stress of a two-month psychiatric clerkship in a Veterans Administration hospital are discussed. Particular problems are delineated and methods of preventing and dealing with them are suggested, including: anticipation, sharing concerns, being available, intervention, intrastaff communication, referral…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Clinical Experience, Emotional Problems, Higher Education
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Nielsen, J. C. Ry; Quinn, Brid – Teaching Public Administration, 2016
At the lead author's home institution--Copenhagen Business School (CBS)--the combination of theory and practice is seen as very important in teaching. Research-based teaching is the slogan. In this respect, CBS has the same ambition as other universities. But it seems as if CBS has an advantage at the master's level, because students come with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Case Studies
Veterans Administration Hospital, Bedford, MA.
This true-false diagnostic test was used for pretesting of employees at a Veterans Administration Hospital. The test is comprised of 20 items. An alternate test--Classification Questionnaire--was used for testing after remedial training. (For related document, see TM 002 334.) (DB)
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Measurement Instruments, Personnel Evaluation, Pretests Posttests
Health Careers Council of Illinois, Chicago. – 1966
CAREERS IN THE AREAS OF DENTISTRY, DIETETICS, MEDICAL RECORD LIBRARY SCIENCE, MEDICAL LABORATORY WORK, MEDICINE, NURSING, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, OPTOMETRY, PHARMACY, PHYSICAL THERAPY, PODIATRY, PUBLIC HEALTH, RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK, VETERINARY MEDICINE, HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION, AND OTHER HEALTH OCCUPATIONS ARE DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF THE…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Choice, Educational Programs, Employment Opportunities
Kirk, Robert J. – 1970
Directed to students, educational coordinators, community health representatives, and tribal leaders, this source book provides an overview of educational opportunities in the health field available for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Information on health careers, health training programs, sources of scholarships and assistance, graduate…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indians, Community Health Services, Educational Opportunities
Jenkins, Margaret S. – 1980
This study compared attitudes of directors of nursing in Tennessee toward collective bargaining as related to their membership status in the American Nurses' Association. The following hypotheses were tested: (1) directors of nursing do not approve of collective bargaining in hospitals, (2) directors of nursing prefer to negotiate with the…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Collective Bargaining, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes
Wise, Vanessa – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As newly graduated associate degree nurses (ADN) and baccalaureate degree nurses (BSN) enter into the workforce, they must be equipped to care for a complex patient population; therefore, the purpose of this study was to address the practice expectations and clinical competency of new nurses as perceived by nurse preceptors and nurse managers.…
Descriptors: Nurses, Novices, Competence, Job Skills
Mathew, Rekha – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Background: Pneumococcal vaccination (PV) is important as Streptococcus pneumoniae accounts for one third of all hospitalizations for community-acquired pneumonia. In 2009, 1.1 million people in the U.S. were hospitalized with pneumonia and more than 50,000 people died from the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that…
Descriptors: Diseases, Immunization Programs, Hospitals, Patients
Estermann, Thomas; Kupriyanova, Veronika – European University Association, 2018
A substantial share of public investment is spent on public procurement in the European Union (EU) (ca. EUR 2 trillion per annum, representing 14% of EU GDP) and quality public services depend on well-managed and efficient modern procurement. Improving public procurement can yield big savings: a 1% efficiency gain could save EUR 20 billion every…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Purchasing, Public Colleges, College Administration
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Silverman, Morton M.; And Others – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1994
Elaborates on standards of care for assessment, management, and treatment of hospitalized suicidal patients. Attempts to synthesize concepts of minimal standard of care with clinical risk management and clinical judgment. Points out areas of overlap and shows where optimum care diverges from legal standards of care. Tables differentiate…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Evaluation Methods, Health Services, Hospitals
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Zachary, Robert A.; And Others – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1985
Estimated age-adjusted Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised intelligence quotient (IQ) scores using linear regression techniques and continuous norming of two samples of psychiatric inpatients (total N=150) in Veteran's Administration hospital. Results support use of estimation procedure in clinical and research settings desiring brief but…
Descriptors: Age, Estimation (Mathematics), Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests
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