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Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC): Measurement of Health Outcomes, 5e
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Promoting safe and effective nursing care, Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), 5th Edition standardizes the terminology and criteria needed to measure and evaluate outcomes that result from nursing interventions. Nearly 500 research-based nursing outcome labels ― including 107 that are NEW to this edition ― help to standardize expected patient outcomes. Specific indicators make it easier to evaluate and rate the patient in relation to outcome achievement. Written by an expert author team led by Sue Moorhead, this book is ideal for practicing nurses, students, educators, researchers, and administrators seeking to improve cost containment and patient outcomes. 490 research-based nursing outcome labels promote standardization of expected patient outcomes. Definitions, lists of indicators, publication facts lines, and references provide all of the information you need to understand outcomes.A label name, definition, set of indications, 5 point Likert measurement scale, a publication facts line, and selected references are presented for each outcomes.Linkages between NOC outcomes and 2012-2014 NANDA-I Diagnoses and Functional Health Patterns promote clinical decision-making.Core outcomes are included for specialty practice across care settings. 107 NEW outcome labels allow you to better define patient outcomes that are responsive to nursing care. NEW! Health Management class added to the NOC taxonomy includes outcomes that describe the individual’s role in the management of an acute or chronic condition.
 
Conducting Health Outcomes Research
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Conducting Health Outcomes Research serves as the definitive guide to successful investigation of health care outcomes and the key resource for ensuring quality care. As consumer, insurer and government demands for quality health care increase, the field of research required to measure such quality stands to grow exponentially. Conducting Health Outcomes Research brings together the practical, actionable information needed to conduct research on health outcomes, with the goal of measuring the quality of the care being delivered. The book details the methodology for performing successful research in this growing field: from formulating models, choosing study design, measuring and gathering data to assessing and presenting results. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 
Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care: Better Education, Better Patient Outcomes
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Improve clinical competence and performance, deliver better health care, and enhance patient outcomes.  Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care helps you design, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based continuing education and professional development programs with the goal of keeping practitioners’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, competencies, and performance current and patient centered. Authored by key thought leaders in the field, including members of the Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME), the book presents today’s most advanced thinking on how to empower clinicians to continuously improve their performance throughout their professional careers. Organized under five critical themes and 28 essential topics, the book’s chapters start with cases describing real-world dilemmas; continue with evidence-based theories, solutions, and/or resources; and close with “future directions” and contemporary reference lists.Use continuing education to transform the delivery of care – with multidisciplinary guidance that draws on theoretical frameworks and evolving evidence from engineering, neuroscience, education, organization management, sociology, and psychology.Master techniques for maximizing educational benefits (learning, administrative, and otherwise) – from the evolution of core competencies to advances in simulation.Access evidence-informed techniques for providing realistic, personal needs assessments to improve health outcomes.Accommodate needs for education that are more flexible, efficient, effective, and accessible, with less need to travel.Promote evolving new competencies in clinician-patient communication and clinician cultural awareness.Explore methods for conducting research to measure the degree of effectiveness in professional education.  In an era of rapidly changing health systems, anyone responsible for improving health professionals’ continuing professional development is strongly encouraged to take advantage of the guidance within Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Health Care.  
 
Risk Adjustment for Measuring Healthcare Outcomes, Fourth Edition
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AVAILABLE SUMMER 2012 Like its predecessors, the fourth edition of Risk Adjustment for Measuring Health Care Outcomes presents the fundamental principles and concepts of risk adjustment for comparing outcomes of care and explains why risk adjustment is a critical tool for measuring quality and setting reimbursement rates. This book is a comprehensive guide to the issues raised by risk adjustment, including the pros and cons of different data sources, the validity and reliability of risk adjustment methods, the effects of various statistical modeling approaches, and concerns relating to special populations. The fourth edition features: A new chapter on the role of risk adjustment in managing healthcare organizations New information on risk factors, including genetics and social and environmental determinants of health Perspectives on electronic health records and new health information technologies Explanations of new statistical methods for comparing provider outcomes and their implications for risk adjustment
 
ANALYTICS FOR HEALTH: A Guide to Strategies and Tools from Business Intelligence, Population Health Management, and Person Centered Health
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This eBook concentrates on how analytics can support strategies and practices to help people live a long and healthy life. It provides an understanding of the business and health context, the burgeoning health analytics toolkit, and the role of analysts in making change happen. It addresses the most important opportunity areas for improving health outcomes including healthcare business intelligence, population health management, and person centered health. It aims at developing a consultative approach to solution-making. It is not about the data and its mechanics; it is about solving problems and making wise choices about the most effective analytical tools to deploy for specific challenges.Dwight McNeill PhD, MPH is a teacher, author, and consultant. He teaches courses in population health analytics, health policy, and analytics for health. He has published four books on analytics for health and healthcare. Over his thirty-year career he has worked in corporate settings at IBM and GTE; government settings at the federal (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) and state (Commonwealth of MA) levels; analytics companies; and provider settings.
 
My Health: An Outcomes Approach Plus MasteringHealth with eText -- Access Card Package
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&a>ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.   Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.   Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. When asked what their biggest challenges are for their course, students agree that there’s too much to cover and not enough time. With My Health: An Outcomes Approach, we’re giving you the tools you need to succeed.   The organization of the book into modules allows you to customize your study plan to fit your particular time constraints. Learning outcomes and “Check Yourself” review questions tied to these outcomes are part of each module, so you can learn the information and then test your understanding right away, getting immediate feedback on their progress. My Health’s learning outcomes were developed and edited by instructors to ensure that they meet the course’s needs nationwide. Included with My Health: An Outcomes Approach, MasteringHealth™ is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track and prepared for lecture.   0321982991 / 9780321982995 My Health: An Outcomes Approach Plus MasteringHealth with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:    032175123X / 9780321751232 My Health: An Outcomes Approach 032198742X / 9780321987426 MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for My Health: An Outcomes Approach    
 
Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: From Process to Outcomes
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Minkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set of contributions from the leading researchers in the field. In addition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts the key issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical, philosophical, and applied, practical context
 
Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land: A Role for Epigenomic and Environmental Interaction
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This stimulating volume uses multiple lenses to analyze the complex causes of health disparities affecting minorities, in particular African Americans, and explains how this knowledge can be used to reduce their destructive effects. Pinpointing genetic, non-genetic, and epigenetic factors underlying health conditions common to the population—including heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer—the author traces intricate links among these factors in the current environmental and social context. The section on non-genetic factors in health disparities, such as social determinants and health behaviors, adds depth to the ongoing discourse on public health and health policy objectives. And the chapters on gene/environment interactions outline the vast potential for developing new multidisciplinary frontiers in shrinking health inequities and personalizing care.Included in the coverage: The African diaspora and disease-specific disparitiesThe genetic basis to health disparitiesThe role of epigeneticsEconomic factors and healthPsychological issues and how they affect disparitiesGene-environment interactions in health disparitiesRace, a biological or social conceptCompelling and accessible, Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land will challenge and inspire medical students, epidemiologists, public health professionals, biomedical research scientists, and social scientists to go farther in their work. A wider audience would include policymakers, government officials, nurses, physicians, lawyers, economists, community outreach investigators, and interested general readers. 
 
Measuring the Impact of Interprofessional Education on Collaborative Practice and Patient Outcomes
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Interprofessional teamwork and collaborative practice are emerging as key elements of efficient and productive work in promoting health and treating patients. The vision for these collaborations is one where different health and/or social professionals share a team identity and work closely together to solve problems and improve delivery of care. Although the value of interprofessional education (IPE) has been embraced around the world - particularly for its impact on learning - many in leadership positions have questioned how IPE affects patent, population, and health system outcomes. This question cannot be fully answered without well-designed studies, and these studies cannot be conducted without an understanding of the methods and measurements needed to conduct such an analysis. This Institute of Medicine report examines ways to measure the impacts of IPE on collaborative practice and health and system outcomes. According to this report, it is possible to link the learning process with downstream person or population directed outcomes through thoughtful, well-designed studies of the association between IPE and collaborative behavior. Measuring the Impact of Interprofessional Education on Collaborative Practice and Patient Outcomes describes the research needed to strengthen the evidence base for IPE outcomes. Additionally, this report presents a conceptual model for evaluating IPE that could be adapted to particular settings in which it is applied. Measuring the Impact of Interprofessional Education on Collaborative Practice and Patient Outcomes addresses the current lack of broadly applicable measures of collaborative behavior and makes recommendations for resource commitments from interprofessional stakeholders, funders, and policy makers to advance the study of IPE.
 
Outcome Measures for Health Education and Other Health Care Interventions
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Although Outcome Measurement has become an important tool in the evaluation of health promotion patient education and other health services interventions, problems remain in locating reliable measurements and scales. This book provides a unique compilation of more than 50 self-administered scales for measuring health behaviors, health status, self-efficacy, and health-care utilization.
 
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