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BACKGROUND Guided self-help interventions for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) are a promising tool for the dissemination of contemporary psychological treatment. OBJECTIVE This study investigated the efficacy of the Chinese version of the My Trauma Recovery (CMTR) website. METHODS In an urban context, 90 survivors of different trauma types were(More)
Isabelle Joumard is a principal economist in the OECD Economics Department and Per Mathis Kongsrud was on secondment from the Norwegian Ministry of Finance at the time of writing. This paper is a revised version of a document originally prepared for a meeting of the Working Party No. 1 of the OECD Economic Policy Committee on 20 and 21 March 2003. The(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare two different approaches to the measurement of quality in general practice: data derived from routine NHS data sets and results from an index derived from patient-collected data. METHODS A secondary analysis of existing data sets and a cross-sectional survey were carried out in Lothian, Coventry, Oxfordshire(More)
About EHR IMAPCT The EHR IMPACT study was commissioned by DG INFSO and Media, unit ICT for Health, and will result in ten independent evaluations of good practice cases of interoperable electronic health record (EHR) and ePrescribing systems in Europe and beyond. The goal of the study is to support ongoing initiatives and implementation work by the European(More)
A cooperative effort between physicians and facility administrators with respect to purchase of materials and services can reduce costs dramatically and provide clinical benefits, as well. At Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa., orthopaedic physicians and hospital administrators developed a process for selecting a single source of implants used in total joint(More)
This short paper seeks to point out some of the real personal and professional issues of being a male student nurse (a minority group) within a female-dominated profession. Tom (a student nurse) shares some of his experiences of carrying out his mother and baby placement. The pre-placement anxiety is touched on, alongside the actual personal and(More)
Timothy Corrigan has argued that the relationship between the two media of film and literature has “a history of ambivalence, confrontation, and mutual dependence,”1 succinctly summing up the range of critical reaction to film productions of Jane Austen novels. The “mutual dependence” is evident: Austen films have brought her novels a far wider readership(More)
Gateway Health System in Clarksville, Tenn., developed a strategy to enhance revenue and improve cash flow. The health system's objectives were to create better business office practices that would allow staff to more effectively monitor payment and capture lost revenue and to improve the system's financial position with commercial and public sector payers.
The initial goal of the UK OGSA Evaluation Project was to establish a Globus Toolkit Version 3.2 (GT3.2) test-bed across four organisations. This report details our experiences to date installing, securing and testing GT3.2. We discuss the project context and Globus Toolkit characteristics impacting the project, particularly the demanding nature of(More)