Using data mining techniques, this paper provides a bibliometric assessment of mental health research (MHR) outputs from 1980 to 2011.
Examines the influence of test-based accountability and explores how states and districts might consider creating expanded systems of measures to address the shortcomings of traditional accountability.
The authors examine how price commitments impact the amount of information firms acquire about potential customers.
Many institutions worldwide are considering how to include expectations about future sea level rise into their investment decisions regarding large capital infrastructures.
Judicial salaries have a small but significant effect on the likelihood of exit and thus the length of judicial tenure, and a small effect on the background of judges that join the appellate bench.
Clinicians need to focus fully on quality improvement to ensure their interventions achieve full potential.
Networks are increasingly invoked by contemporary economists as a novel mode of organising human endeavours, somewhere between price markets and command hierarchies, somehow able to produce coordinated coherence.
This paper addresses crowdsourcing, an under-researched type of open innovation that is often enabled by the web.
Affordability benchmarks and premium-contribution requirements for Children's Health Insurance Program expansions in three states vary substantially, underscoring the ambiguity and subjectivity of affordability standards.
This article defines and explores the concept of cyber security culture within the context of the U.S. Army.
This chapter reflects important changes in the study of health care organizations, delivery, and impact.
Examines whether business improvement districts (BID) contributed to greater than expected declines in the incidence of violent crimes in affected neighbourhoods.
A novel and practical quality improvement tool can help hospitals and clinics plan for and respond to the psychological consequences of catastrophic events that create a surge of psychological casualties presenting for health care.
Prior research documents differences in patient-reported experiences by patient characteristics.
Although the vast majority of U.S. physicians still handwrite prescriptions, adoption of electronic prescribing is slowly growing. Major barriers to adoption remain, including the inability to electronically submit prescriptions for controlled substances and confusion about standards for data exchange. Federal and state governments and private insurers are using payment and policy incentives to boost e-prescribing because they still believe in its promise for improving the quality and efficiency of health care.
This cross-industry report provides a step-by-step framework for companies that want to leverage the value of collaboration and advance their high-priority business objectives.
Discusses a study conducted for the Local Better Regulation Office (LBRO) that evaluated the contribution of local authority regulatory services.
This article aims to contribute to the debate around how organizations could learn from the experience of others in designing performance indicators and management systems.
Finds significant and unwarranted variations for prostate cancer care quality indicators by census division and hospital type, which illustrate the inconsistencies in prostate cancer care and represent potential targets for quality improvement.