The Resource Quality of health care in the United States : a chartbook, Sheila Leatherman, Douglas McCarthy, (electronic resource)

Quality of health care in the United States : a chartbook, Sheila Leatherman, Douglas McCarthy, (electronic resource)

Label
Quality of health care in the United States : a chartbook
Title
Quality of health care in the United States
Title remainder
a chartbook
Statement of responsibility
Sheila Leatherman, Douglas McCarthy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leatherman, Sheila T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R362.1
LC item number
L
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
NLM call number
  • 2002 I-543
  • W 16
NLM item number
L438q 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCarthy, Douglas
  • Commonwealth Fund
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Quality of Health Care
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Quality of health care in the United States : a chartbook, Sheila Leatherman, Douglas McCarthy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "April 2002"
  • "Publication number 520"
  • Title from PDF title page image (viewed August 12, 2003)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Effectiveness -- Staying healthy -- Childhood immunizations -- Trend in immunizations for older adults -- Colorectal cancer screening -- Trend in breast cancer screening and outcomes -- Smoking cessation counseling -- Getting better when sick -- Antibiotic treatment for sore throat -- Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia -- Living with chronic illness -- Appropriateness of procedures as rated by expert consensus -- Diabetes management -- Asthma management -- Stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation -- Treatment and outcomes for HIV -- Medication to prevent recurrent heart attack -- Speed to treatment with clot-dissolving drugs following a heart attack -- Mental health care: treatment for depression -- Long-term care -- Nursing home care and outcomes -- Patient safety -- Estimated deaths associated with medical mistakes compared to the leading causes of death in the U.S. -- Preventable adverse events and causes: New York -- Preventable adverse events and outcomes: Colorado/Utah -- Preventable adverse drug events -- Trends and types of medication-prescribing mistakes -- Potentially inappropriate prescribing for the elderly -- Access and timeliness -- Effect of being uninsured on access to primary care -- Effect of being uninsured on access to preventive care -- Unmet needs of children with special health care needs -- Effect of having a regular source of health care on access to preventive care -- Timely initiation of prenatal care -- Dental care -- Focus on the patient -- Perceptions of health care quality -- Public perceptions of the health care system -- Consumer assessment of health plans, overall ratings -- Consumer assessment of health plans, ratings of access and timeliness -- Consumer assessment of health plans, ratings of physician and health plan communications -- Patient reports of problems with hospital care -- Time spent with physician -- Satisfaction with nursing home care -- Ratings of nursing home staff and staffing levels -- Nursing home quality of life -- Disparities in health care -- Staying healthy -- Racial/ethnic disparity in preventive care -- Living with chronic illness -- Racial disparity in lung cancer surgery and survival -- Racial disparity in use of invasive heart procedures -- Gender disparity in heart attack treatment -- Racial disparity in access to kidney transplants -- Racial disparity in cancer pain management -- Patient experience -- Effect of race/ethnicity and language on parents' assessments of pediatric care in Medicaid health plans -- Capacity to improve -- Staying healthy -- Improving immunization rates -- Getting better when sick -- Reducing unneccessary antibiotic use -- Living with chronic illness -- Improving diabetes management -- Improving medical treatment for heart attack -- Improving outcomes for heart bypass surgery -- Improving treatment and outcomes for depression -- Long-term care -- Reducing pressure ulcers in the nursing home -- Patient safety -- Preventing medication mistakes
Control code
50240160
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50240160
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Quality of health care in the United States : a chartbook, Sheila Leatherman, Douglas McCarthy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "April 2002"
  • "Publication number 520"
  • Title from PDF title page image (viewed August 12, 2003)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Effectiveness -- Staying healthy -- Childhood immunizations -- Trend in immunizations for older adults -- Colorectal cancer screening -- Trend in breast cancer screening and outcomes -- Smoking cessation counseling -- Getting better when sick -- Antibiotic treatment for sore throat -- Antibiotic treatment for pneumonia -- Living with chronic illness -- Appropriateness of procedures as rated by expert consensus -- Diabetes management -- Asthma management -- Stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation -- Treatment and outcomes for HIV -- Medication to prevent recurrent heart attack -- Speed to treatment with clot-dissolving drugs following a heart attack -- Mental health care: treatment for depression -- Long-term care -- Nursing home care and outcomes -- Patient safety -- Estimated deaths associated with medical mistakes compared to the leading causes of death in the U.S. -- Preventable adverse events and causes: New York -- Preventable adverse events and outcomes: Colorado/Utah -- Preventable adverse drug events -- Trends and types of medication-prescribing mistakes -- Potentially inappropriate prescribing for the elderly -- Access and timeliness -- Effect of being uninsured on access to primary care -- Effect of being uninsured on access to preventive care -- Unmet needs of children with special health care needs -- Effect of having a regular source of health care on access to preventive care -- Timely initiation of prenatal care -- Dental care -- Focus on the patient -- Perceptions of health care quality -- Public perceptions of the health care system -- Consumer assessment of health plans, overall ratings -- Consumer assessment of health plans, ratings of access and timeliness -- Consumer assessment of health plans, ratings of physician and health plan communications -- Patient reports of problems with hospital care -- Time spent with physician -- Satisfaction with nursing home care -- Ratings of nursing home staff and staffing levels -- Nursing home quality of life -- Disparities in health care -- Staying healthy -- Racial/ethnic disparity in preventive care -- Living with chronic illness -- Racial disparity in lung cancer surgery and survival -- Racial disparity in use of invasive heart procedures -- Gender disparity in heart attack treatment -- Racial disparity in access to kidney transplants -- Racial disparity in cancer pain management -- Patient experience -- Effect of race/ethnicity and language on parents' assessments of pediatric care in Medicaid health plans -- Capacity to improve -- Staying healthy -- Improving immunization rates -- Getting better when sick -- Reducing unneccessary antibiotic use -- Living with chronic illness -- Improving diabetes management -- Improving medical treatment for heart attack -- Improving outcomes for heart bypass surgery -- Improving treatment and outcomes for depression -- Long-term care -- Reducing pressure ulcers in the nursing home -- Patient safety -- Preventing medication mistakes
Control code
50240160
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50240160
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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