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Development of a Community Health Intensity Rating Scale
  • D. Peters
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nursing research
  • 1 July 1988
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a patient classification method for community health that would enable the categorization of patients based on their nursing care requirements.Expand
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Improving quality requires consumer input: Using focus groups
  • D. Peters
  • Medicine
  • Journal of nursing care quality
  • 1 January 1993
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Quantifying client need for care in the community: a strategy for managed care.
The Community Health Intensity Rate Scale (CHIRS) is a tool that provides an index of a client's need for care. Emphasis in healthcare has shifted from episodes of illness to covered lives andExpand
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Reducing Hospitalizations Through the Implementation of a Telehealth Program
Telehealth in home care has proven to decrease rehospitalization rates across the country. This article describes one home care agency's journey and strategies that have reduced the rehospitalizationExpand
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  • 1
Tracking the cost of home care.
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Impaired Skin Integrity: A Nursing Diagnosis—A Nursing Challenge
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Determining intensity of need of high-risk maternal and infant clients.
Sound funding decisions by policymakers require data that relate health care services to both client need and client outcome. However, client need for care is not easy to express quantitatively,Expand
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Outcomes: the mainstay of a framework for quality care.
  • D. Peters
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Journal of nursing care quality
  • 1 October 1995
TLDR
A conceptual framework for quality care that focuses on outcomes and defines and incorporates all the other essential elements that are used to reflect quality. Expand
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Preliminary development of the School Health Intensity Rating Scale.
Nursing consultants from the states included in the Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, U.S. Dept. of Education, identified the need for a scale to classify student health status. TheExpand
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