PhD Program in Health Services Research
The Health Services PhD Program welcomes you to join us for a virtual meet-and-greet session on June 20, 2021. Hear directly from our community members about what it’s like to be a Husky, including the student experience, research and mentoring, alumni …
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What is Health Services Research
(7 days ago) (Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, 2000) Health services research . . . is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry, both basic and applied, that examines the use, costs, quality, accessibility, delivery, organization, financing, and outcomes of health care services to increase knowledge and understanding of the structure
Health in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
(5 days ago) health in relation to the disability or condition, a description of the student’s current knowledge and skills around recognition and management of their health needs. In addition, this is the place to record a student’s needs for supports, equipment, accommodations and adaptations. The Present Levels serves as …
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO POPULATION HEALTH
(1 days ago) Health as a Concept Differs on the Level Being Considered. This section considers health from a cellular level, then at an individual human level, and ﬁ nally at the population level to give a perspective on how health can be produced within a society. Consider a human being and ask of what an individual consists.
Economic Evaluation for Health Programs
(1 days ago) health intervention are expressed in money terms—that is, a dollar value is placed on the life-years gained—and thus a ratio of benefit to costs of less than one would imply that the intervention was not worth undertaking at all, while a benefit-to-cost ratio greater than one
Black History Month
(5 days ago) Maxine Hayes, MD, MPH, FAAP is a nationally-recognized maternal and child health expert, and the former State Health Officer for the Washington State Department of Health. As the State’s top public health officer for 16 years, Hayes advised the governor, the secretary of health, the medical communities, and local health departments about
Types of Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
(4 days ago) the health sector i.e., can compare different drugs or technologies • Metric is a combination of length of life and quality of life Quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) Disability-adjusted life-year (DALY) • CUAs may not capture inter-health sector comparisons completely
Providing Health Care to Minors under Washington Law
(7 days ago) Providing Health Care to Minors under Washington Law: A summary of health care services that can be provided to minors without parental consent. While Washington State’s general age of majority for health care is 18 (RCW 26.28.010), a single, unemancipated* minor can receive treatment without parental consent in the following areas:
The health and health system of South Africa: historical
(4 days ago) the health of its people and the health policy and services of the present day. Before 1994, political, economic, and land restriction policies structured society according to race, gender, and age-based hierarchies, which greatly inﬂ uenced the organisation of social life, access to basic resources for health, and health services. Modern South
CHILDREN’S SLEEP HABITS QUESTIONNAIRE (CSHQ) The …
(2 days ago) INTRODUCTION IN CONTRAST TO WHAT IS KNOWN ABOUT SLEEP HABITS AND SLEEP DISTURBANCES IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS1-4 AND IN PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN,5-7 relatively few studies have addressed these issues in latency-aged children.8-10 Those studies which have examined sleep behavior in middle childhood11-13 have employed a variety of different …
Fast Facts about Health Risks of Pesticides in Food
(1 days ago) What are the health risks? Most studies of the health effects of pesticides have focused on occupationally exposed people, like farmworkers and pesticide applicators. Acute OP pesticide poisonings result in symptoms like nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dizziness, anxiety and confusion, which can be quite severe but are often reversible.
The Gut Microbiome and Brain Health
(1 days ago) “The role of the microbiome in health and disease is an exciting area at the forefront of science, but the field is in its infancy,” says Dr. William Depaolo, a UW Medicine gastroenterologist and director of the UW Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics.. “I think about the microbiome like a biologist thinks about the deep sea.
Principles of Bioethics UW Department of Bioethics
(8 days ago) In health care decisions, our respect for the autonomy of the patient would, in common parlance, imply that the patient has the capacity to act intentionally, with understanding, and without controlling influences that would mitigate against a free and voluntary act. This principle is the basis for the practice of "informed consent" in the
Effective Use of Behavioral Care Plans
(5 days ago) Bruce is a middle-aged male with a history of mental health issues and a long history of legal issues, including assault, drug charges and armed robbery • Has remote history of threatening staff on a Harborview psych unit, but this was over 10 years ago • …
Prenatal Oral Health Care: Why It's Important and Where It
(Just Now) Unlike oral health integration into pediatric health care, which has been underway for more than a decade, the inclusion of oral health with prenatal health care is much more recent. Today, providers typically will ask pregnant women a set of screening questions, provide oral health education, and make a referral to a dentist.
Public Health Ethics UW Department of Bioethics & Humanities
(8 days ago) Rather, it is widely assumed that public health and health policy should aim to produce the most health benefits, or aggregate health, in a population (Brock 2000). Similarly, it has been suggested that maximizing benefits and removing harms “provide a prima facie warrant for many activities in pursuit of the goal of public health
Master of Science in Health Metrics Sciences Department
(3 days ago) Master of Science in Health Metrics Sciences. In this unique master’s degree, students develop quantitative, data science, and research skills, alongside an understanding of the health metrics concepts, methods, and data sources required to meet the challenge of measuring and improving the health of the world’s population.
Truth-telling and Withholding Information UW Department
(8 days ago) Blackhall LJ, Frank G, Murphy S, Michel V. Bioethics in a different tongue: the case of truth-telling. Journal of Urban Health. 2001 Mar;78(1):59-71. Krizek TJ. Surgical error: ethical issues of adverse events. Archives of Surgery. 2000 Nov;135(11):1359-66. Surbone A. Truth telling.
Healthcare Equity Care Transformation
(6 days ago) The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-331-44-501 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.
TeenScreen Primary Care
(8 days ago) Patient Health Questionnaire Modified for Teens (PHQ-9 Modified) Overview The PHQ-9 Modified for Teens is a 13-item self-completion screening questionnaire designed to detect symptoms of depression and suicide risk in adolescents. In addition to the 9 core …
Degrees Offered MEDEX Northwest
(2 days ago) MEDEX Northwest, the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine offers a Master of Clinical Health Services degree (MCHS). All students who complete the program successfully also earn a Certificate of Completion, which qualifies them …
Health and Safety for Small and Medium-sized wineries
(4 days ago) Health and Safety for Small- and Medium-Sized Wineries 5 Health and safety is a legal requirement. All small businesses, including wineries, must have an occupational health and safety program to prevent workplace injury and disease. Health and safety programs must meet certain standards, and you must
Advance Care Planning & Advance Directives UW Department
(8 days ago) Advance care planning is a process to help patients with decision-making capacity guide future health care decisions in the event that they become unable to participate directly in their care. The process, when accomplished comprehensively, involves four steps: (1) thinking through one's relevant values and preferences, (2) talking about one's
Health Disparities and Violence Against Women
(1 days ago) Health consequences caused by IPV are widely documented and broadly discussed. Connections between health disparities and IPV are also dis-cussed as related to women of color. Cultural factors and societal influences are identified to provide the reader with greater awareness of how these issues inter-
Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS
(5 days ago) Program History. How It Started. The UW Health Promotion Research Center bridges the public and private sectors, uniting nonprofits, businesses, government organizations, and community networks toward a common goal.
THE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS (CSHCN) …
(7 days ago) health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.1” The CSHCN Screener© uses non-condition specific, consequences-based criteria to identify children with special health care needs for purposes of quality assessment or …
Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment UW Department
(8 days ago) In general, preferences expressed in a Living Will are most compelling when they reflect long held, consistently stable views of the patient. This can often be determined by conversations with family members, close friends, or health care providers with long term relationships with the patient.
(5 days ago) Program faculty are involved locally, nationally, and internationally in health services research and policy. They are developing and testing interventions and translating research into practice. They play an important role in improving health and shaping health care systems and policy world-wide.
DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE
(8 days ago) Health Care Agent by including them in this document or in another manner. When acting under this document the Health Care Agent GENERALLY will have the same rights that you have to receive information about proposed health care, to review health care records, and to consent to the disclosure of health care records. 1.
Upstream and Downstream Approaches to Inequalities in
(5 days ago) – The 800 lb. genome gorilla, health, and health inequalities – Social Epidemiology and Population Health – Socioeconomic inequalities in health • Some current explorations (briefly) – The downstream/bloodstream side of inequality – The life course and cumulative disadvantage – Communities as crucibles for growing health inequality
Patient and Family Education Services
(1 days ago) • Health may be viewed as finding harmony between complementary energies such as cold and hot, dark and light. These forces are called yin and yang. Most Chinese actually are very comfortable with duality between western and traditional Chinese health beliefs. Building Bridges Between Traditional Remedies and Western Health Care
MPH Program in Health Services at the University of
(7 days ago) Our Health Services MPH program is committed to training Health Services practitioners, researchers, and policymakers to tackle health inequities and promote health justice, in their home communities, and nationally. We offer a General Program, as well as elective concentrations in:
Promoting Chronic Disease Management: A guide for
(Just Now) behavioral health providers may need knowledge of common chronic medical conditions. Chronic Disease and Behavioral Health Most clients served in community behavioral health agencies are already living with one chronic condition, a serious mental illness and/or substance use …
Faculty & Staff Center of Excellence in Maternal and
(7 days ago) Associate Professor, Health Services Associate Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health (primary appt.) Effective public health system performance, local public health service variation and population health impact, disparities in public health workforce development and leadership, maternal and child health
Vin Gupta Department of Health Metrics Sciences
(7 days ago) Vin Gupta, MD, MPA, MSc, is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Clinically active as a Pulmonary/Critical Care physician, Dr. Gupta’s research has focused on several important issues in global public health.
FINAL REPORT Occupational health and safety experience of
(3 days ago) Occupational health and safety experience of Day Laborers in Seattle, WA Noah S. Seixas Professor Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Janice Camp Senior Lecturer Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Hillary Blecker Graduate Student Community-Oriented Public Health Practice
The Behavioral Health Workforce Needed for Integration
(9 days ago) health and primary care, each of which has different implications for the behavioral health and primary care workforce. Identifying the “best” integrated model is a challenge as the data connecting the integrated models to health outcomes are limited. The Institute for Clinical
Past Theses Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child
(Just Now) "The self-identified health and social service needs of low-income pregnant women and women and young children in Okanogan, Washington" (2001) S. Sodal "The face of family violence: What we know from primary care medical record documentation" (2001)
Rejection Letter, Subpoena Unenforceable
(1 days ago) The Washington Uniform Health Care Information Act, RCW 70.02.060, requires that prior to service of a discovery request or compulsory process on a health care provider, an attorney must provide advance notice to the health care provider and the patient or the patient’s attorney.
Confidentiality UW Department of Bioethics & Humanities
(8 days ago) It requires health care providers to keep a patient’s personal health information private unless consent to release the information is provided by the patient. Why is confidentiality important? Patients routinely share personal information with health care providers. If the confidentiality of this information were not protected, trust in the
(7 days ago) Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University, Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) 2021-2022 UW ADRC Development Project Leader: Plasma phosphorylated tau protein and Alzheimer's disease in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study
Urban Form, Air Pollution, and Health
(2 days ago) ity, and health, and we explore other aspects of the urban environment (i.e., green space, noise, and physical activity) that may modify the relationship between air pollution and health [14, 15]. Connections between air quality and health are well established [16–18]. Health impacts associated with within-
Healthcare Equity Glossary of Terms – Critical Terms for
(8 days ago) The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-331-44-501 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.
Day 3 2021 ADA SOS
(5 days ago) Her research areas of interest include minority aging, health literacy, and ethnic minority health and behavioral health disparities, and psychosocial adjustment to disability. Dr. Pappadis has been working with persons with disabilities and their families since 2004. She is an active member of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
Health Equity in the USA
(8 days ago) Health inequalities and health disparities are more widely understood terms than health equity, connoting differences in health outcomes that might be considered unfair or unjust (Braveman 2006). These terms are typically related to socio-economic inequalities in most societies. The nature of the gradient—differences in health between the rich
WHO Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention
(4 days ago) key strategy for dealing with public health threats of international concern. 3. Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 6 and the requirement for effective, integrated IPC programmes to support quality health service delivery in the context of universal health coverage and water, sanitation and health (WASH) at national and facility levels.
CBT+ and Culturally Responsive Practice
(5 days ago) health services including engagement in services, acceptance of treatment approaches and expectations, and actual or perceived benefits. Insuring that all children with mental health needs and their families are able to access needed care and that the care is acceptable and beneficial requires efforts on many levels.