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"Like a dialogue": Teach-back in the emergency department.
OBJECTIVE Teach-back may improve communication, but has not been well studied in the emergency setting. The goal of this study was to characterize perceptions of teach-back in the emergencyExpand
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Screening and intervention for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings: creating sustainable system-level programs.
Among the barriers to routine screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) are time constraints, a lack of protocols and policies, and departmental philosophies of care that may conflict with IPVExpand
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"He only takes those type of patients on certain days": specialty care access for children with special health care needs.
BACKGROUND Expansions to public and private coverage opportunities under the Affordable Care Act and the Children's Health Insurance Program are meant to provide greater access to medical services,Expand
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Public health in the emergency department: overcoming barriers to implementation and dissemination.
This article is the outcome of a consensus building workshop entitled, "Overcoming Barriers to Implementation and Dissemination" convened at the 2009 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference,Expand
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Auditing Access to Outpatient Rehabilitation Services for Children With Traumatic Brain Injury and Public Insurance in Washington State.
OBJECTIVE To identify insurance-based disparities in access to outpatient pediatric neurorehabilitation services. DESIGN Audit study with paired calls, where callers posed as a mother seekingExpand
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Not Yet Ready for Prime Time: Video Visits in a Home‐Based Primary Care Program
To the Editor: Given current demographic trends, identifying cost-effective strategies for providing high-quality longterm care for older adults is essential. Telehealth has the potential to allowExpand
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“We just get paid for 12 hours a day, but we work 24”: home health aide restrictions and work related stress
BackgroundHome-bound patients in New York State requiring long-term care services have seen significant changes to their benefits due to turmoil in the Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) market. WhileExpand
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Acuity-based Scheduling in Primary Care
Objectives: Triage algorithms are ubiquitous in emergency care settings, but the extent of their use in primary care is unknown. This study asks whether primary care practices prioritize patientsExpand
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Being Superwoman: Low Income Mothers Surviving Problem Drinking and Intimate Partner Violence
We elucidate ways mothers think about behavior change related to heavy drinking and violent relationships. A purposive sample of 32 women, predominantly black and low income, were identified asExpand
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Improving Psychiatric Access for Students in Crisis: An Alternative to the Emergency Department.
School behavioral health crisis referrals have emerged as a significant driver of avoidable emergency department (ED) visits. However, few resources exist to divert students to more appropriateExpand