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Managed-Care Research, Part 1

Published on Nov 1, 1999in Journal of Nursing Administration 1.21
Jo-Ann Cook4
Estimated H-index: 4
Gail L. Ingersoll10
Estimated H-index: 10
Roxanne Spitzer2
Estimated H-index: 2
New research opportunities are arising in response to the changes associated with care delivery provided in managed-care environments. A review of the managed-care literature suggests five characteristics that are associated with the care delivery models currently in place. Each of these components
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Published on Jun 1, 1999in Journal of Nursing Administration 1.21
Sannie Y. S. Tang1
Estimated H-index: 1
The author discusses the need for interpreter services for delivering effective healthcare in a country such as Canada, which is made up of people from diverse ethnocultural and linguistic backgrounds. As well as examining the complexity of allocation decisions and policy implementation, the author proposes policy recommendations for healthcare agencies to set up integrated system of interpreter services based on cost-effective and equitable use of finite resources and partnership between agenci...
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Published on Nov 1, 2008in Qualitative Health Research 3.03
Jennifer Wenzel18
Estimated H-index: 18
Richard H. Steeves21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UVA: University of Virginia)
The interest of managed care organizations (MCOs) in decreasing care and outcome variance and lowering costs has created many concerns including those pertaining to the complex and costly nature of cancer care. In this study, we used a hermeneutic phenomenological approach involving semistructured interviews of 14 women with breast cancer to examine MCO enrollees' experiences related to their cancer treatment. Results comprise two themes: managed care tasks and managing or mediating between the ...
Published on Nov 1, 2005in Nursing Outlook 2.54
Mark A. Covaleski23
Estimated H-index: 23
(UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)
This paper adapts the perspective of organizational contingency theory to consider the changing nature of how the economic impact of nursing care upon health care organizations is measured. It is argued that useful measures of the economic impact of nursing care are a function of environmental, organizational, and technological circumstances. The increasing and diverse demands of health care consumers (environmental), the dramatic restructuring and re-engineering of the health care delivery syst...
Published on Feb 1, 2005in Journal of Nursing Administration 1.21
Sandra Lookinland4
Estimated H-index: 4
Mary E. Tiedeman9
Estimated H-index: 9
Amy E. T. Crosson1
Estimated H-index: 1
Healthcare delivery systems in the United States are changing rapidly in response to socioeconomic forces. In the new competitive healthcare market, work has been redesigned, with hospitals changing their skill mix to include unlicensed assisitive personnel. Having previously described the more traditional models of care delivery, (JONA, June 2004), the authors will now discuss a variety of nontraditional practice models that have been developed to address the changing needs of healthcare. These...
Angela Y. Lambing1
Estimated H-index: 1
(HFHS: Henry Ford Health System),
Denise L. C. Adams1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 1 AuthorsGeorge Divine38
Estimated H-index: 38
(HFHS: Henry Ford Health System)
Objective Less is known about nurse practitioners' (NPs') effectiveness in acute care than about their effectiveness in outpatient settings. This study investigated care activities and clinical outcomes for hospitalized geriatric patients treated by NPs compared with those treated by intern and resident physicians. Data Sources A descriptive comparative research design involved random selection of 100 inpatient geriatric patients and a convenience sample of 17 professional providers who staffed ...
Published on Jul 1, 2002in Nursing Outlook 2.54
Katherine I. Miller7
Estimated H-index: 7
(A&M: Texas A&M University),
Julie Apker1
Estimated H-index: 1
(A&M: Texas A&M University)
Abstract This article explores how the role of the hospital nurse has been transformed by managed care, with a concentration on changes relevant to communicative relationships and processes. Two brief case analyses are considered to examine how hospital nurses have felt the impact of being on the "front lines" of managed care. Findings illustrate the utility of a communication perspective in understanding changes in nursing at individual, organizational, and system levels. Nurs Outlook 2002;50:1...