Grace Ting

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Research suggests daily hemodialysis may improve clinical outcomes. To date, a comprehensive review of its implications on quality of life has not been performed, and little is known about its economic impact. We conducted an economic evaluation comparing short daily or nocturnal hemodialysis with thrice-weekly conventional in-center dialysis. Data on the(More)
BACKGROUND Despite numerous reports and initiatives, progress in reducing racial/ethnic disparities in health care has been slow. The National Health Plan Collaborative (NHPC), a novel public-private partnership between nine health plans covering approximately 95 million lives, leading learning and research organizations, the Agency for Healthcare Research(More)
There are currently over 150 patients receiving daily hemodialysis in over 12 centers worldwide. The experiences of over 200 daily hemodialysis patients spanning 30 years have been reviewed. The reports uniformly describe subjective and objective improvements. There are decreased symptoms during and after dialysis, improved functional status, and better(More)
A distributed intelligent agent-based framework that supports fourth-party logistics optimization under a web-based e-Commerce environment has been proposed in this paper. In the framework, customer job requests come through an e-Procurement service. These requests are consolidated and pushed to the e-Market Place service periodically. The e-Market Place(More)
Given the rapidly changing demography of populations worldwide, dental professionals of the future need to be able to meet the challenge posed by the evolving landscape in health care needs. Leading institutions are now embedding teaching and learning in special care dentistry (SCD) within their curricula, to provide students with the knowledge, skills and(More)
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