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  1. The organisational care needs involved in accessing kidney transplant have not been described in the literature and therefore a detailed analysis thereof could help to establish a framework (including appropri...

    Authors: Guillermo Pedreira-Robles, Paloma Garcimartín, María José Pérez-Sáez, Anna Bach-Pascual, Marta Crespo and Victoria Morín-Fraile
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:763
  2. Working in the healthcare sector seems less interesting than other sectors: the salary is low relative to the demands of the labour involved, and working conditions as well as management are perceived as poor....

    Authors: Tanja Pesonen, Anu Nurmeksela and Marja Hult
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:762
  3. Interprofessional collaborative care such as a split-shared care model involving family physicians and community pharmacists can reduce the economic burden of diabetes management. This study aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Zheng Kang Lum, Jia Yeong Tan, Cynthia Sze Mun Wong, Zi Yin Kok, Sing Cheer Kwek, Keith Yu Kei Tsou, Paul John Gallagher and Joyce Yu-Chia Lee
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:760
  4. Our previous work synthesized published studies on well-being interventions during COVID-19. As we move into a post-COVID-19 pandemic period there is a need to comprehensively review published strategies, appr...

    Authors: Stephana Julia Moss, Cynthia Sriskandarajah, Rebecca Brundin-Mather, Michal S. Cherak, Sara J. Mizen, Maia Stelfox, Donna Halperin, Scott Halperin, Sofia B. Ahmed, Diane L. Lorenzetti, Stacie Smith, Micaela Harley, Perri R. Tutelman, Kathryn A. Birnie, Melanie C. Anglin, Henry T. Stelfox…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:758
  5. Organisational health literacy is a promising area of research that enables a focus on how systems and services can be designed in ways that are responsive to populations with varying states and levels of heal...

    Authors: Prince Peprah, Jane Lloyd and Mark Harris
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:757
  6. This study reviews the research status of Diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) payment system in China and globally by analyzing topical issues in this field and exploring the evolutionary trends of DRGs in differe...

    Authors: Xinrui Chen, Meng Zhang, Qingqing Bu, Bo Tan, Peng Peng, Yilin Zhou, Yuqin Tang, Xiaoqin Tian and Dan Deng
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:756
  7. Among the various methods used, administrative data collected for claims and billing purposes, such as diagnosis codes and present-on-admission (POA) indicators, can easily be employed to assess patient safety...

    Authors: Jeehee Pyo, Eun Young Choi, Seung Gyeong Jang, Won Lee and Minsu Ock
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:755
  8. Emotional abuse in childhood is the most common type of childhood abuse worldwide and is associated with a variety of somatic and mental health issues. However, globally and in indigenous contexts, research on...

    Authors: Farhiyo A. Osman, Astrid M.A. Eriksen and Anja M. Davis Norbye
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:754
  9. Along with the social and economic challenges posed by an aging society, creating work conditions that allow persons to stay healthy and work into old age has become a major task of Western societies. Retainin...

    Authors: Katarzyna Karcz, Urban Schwegler, Barbara Schiffmann and Monika E. Finger
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:753
  10. Smoking is a major risk factor for multiple gastrointestinal cancers, and adversely affects peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux, pancreatitis and Crohn’s disease. Despite key recommendations for diag...

    Authors: Suha Abushamma, Li-Shiun Chen, Jingling Chen, Nina Smock, Giang Pham and Chien-Huan Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:752
  11. Current research suggests that people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risk of physical and mental health disorders. This study aimed to explore these health risks in ADHD fro...

    Authors: John H. Ward, Kieran Becker, Jane Smith, Anna Price and Tamsin Newlove-Delgado
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:751
  12. Assistive technology carries the promise of alleviating public expenditure on long-term care, while at the same time enabling older adults to live more safely at home for as long as possible. Home-dwelling old...

    Authors: Mariya Bikova, Eliva Atieno Ambugo, Trond Tjerbo, Djenana Jalovcic and Oddvar Førland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:750
  13. Rural and remote communities face significant disadvantages accessing health services and have a high risk of poor health outcomes. Workforce challenges in these areas are multifaceted, with allied health prof...

    Authors: Alison Dymmott, Stacey George, Narelle Campbell and Chris Brebner
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:749
  14. The escalating prevalence of diabetes, with its multifaceted complications, poses a pressing challenge for healthcare systems globally. In response, the advent of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, o...

    Authors: Francesca Zoccarato, Martina Manzoni, Davide Minotti, Emanuele Lettieri and Andrea Boaretto
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:747
  15. Individuals facing socioeconomic hardship experience higher than average rates of chronic disease, such as diabetes, with less access to evidence-based treatment. One solution to address these inequities is a ...

    Authors: Jacquelyn Jacobs, Alyn Dougherty, Banita McCarn, Nazia S. Saiyed, Stacy Ignoffo, Christina Wagener, Cindy San Miguel and Linda Martinez
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:746
  16. Medical First Responders (MFRs) in the emergency department SUMMA 112 are tasked with handling the initial management of Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) and building response capabilities. Training plays a cruci...

    Authors: María Carmen Cardós-Alonso, Miguel Inzunza, Lina Gyllencreutz, Salvador Espinosa, Tatiana Vázquez, Maria Aranzazu Fernandez, Alberto Blanco and Ana María Cintora-Sanz
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:745
  17. Implementation science frameworks situate intervention implementation and sustainment within the context of the implementing organization and system. Aspects of organizational context such as leadership have b...

    Authors: Hannah H. Leslie, Sheri A. Lippman, Alastair van Heerden, Mbali Nokulunga Manaka, Phillip Joseph, Bryan J. Weiner and Wayne T. Steward
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:744
  18. Medication errors (MEs) in hospitals decrease patient satisfaction, increase hospital mortality, lower hospital productivity, and increase in the costs of the health system. This study was conducted to determi...

    Authors: Parvaneh Isfahani, Aliyeh Bazi, Samira Alirezaei, Somayeh Samani, Mohammad Sarani, Fatemeh Boulagh, Mahdieh Poodineh Moghadam and Mahnaz Afshari
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:743
  19. In spite of the successes of the community-based health planning and services (CHPS) policy since its inception in the mid-1990s in Ghana, data pertaining to the implementation and use of CHPS facilities in Se...

    Authors: Abraham D. Koyaara, Benjamin Noble Adjei, Eric Adjei Boadu and Edward T. Dassah
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:742
  20. Describe the screening, referral, and treatment delivery associated with an opt-out tobacco treatment program (TTP) implemented in six hospitals varying in size, rurality and patient populations.

    Authors: K. Michael Cummings, Vincent Talbot, Avery Roberson, Asia A. Bliss, Emily Likins, Naomi C. Brownstein, Stephanie Stansell, Demetress Adams-Ludd, Bridget Harris, David Louder, Edward McCutcheon, Rami Zebian, Alana M. Rojewski and Benjamin A. Toll
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:741
  21. The population is aging, leading to an increased need for palliative care and end-of-life care. There is a lack of research on the use of video consultations for knowledge transfer between specialist and gener...

    Authors: Margareta Brännström, Johan Philipsson and Sofia Andersson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:740
  22. Road traffic injuries are a major concern worldwide, with Thailand facing high accident mortality rates. Drunk driving is a key factor that requires countermeasures. Random breath testing (RBT) and mass media ...

    Authors: Polathep Vichitkunakorn, Roongnapa Khampang, Pattara Leelahavarong, Jiraluck Nontarak and Sawitri Assanangkornchai
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:739
  23. The mental health of medical students is a national and international problem increasing in both demand and acuity. Medical students face barriers to accessing mental health support that is clinically effectiv...

    Authors: Elena Sheldon, Naseeb Ezaydi, Lauren Desoysa, Jasmine Young, Melanie Simmonds-Buckley, Prof Daniel Hind and Prof Chris Burton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:738
  24. Changes in demographics with an older population, the illness panorama with increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and the shift from hospital care to home-based care place demand on primary healt...

    Authors: Mats Eriksson, Karin Blomberg, Eva Arvidsson, Esther Van Poel, Sara Ares-Blanco, Maria Pilar Astier-Peña, Claire Collins, Jonila Gabrani, Neophytos Stylianou, Victoria Tkachenko and Sara Willems
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:737
  25. Despite word-of-mouth (WOM) and electronic WOM (eWOM) influencing people’s willingness to donate blood, no research has explored this behavior among blood service employees who are also donors. This underexplo...

    Authors: Kathleen Chell, Michael Polonsky, Barbara Masser and Melissa K. Hyde
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:736
  26. Patient-centred measurement (PCM) emphasizes a holistic approach wherein the voices of patients are reflected in the standardized use of patient-reported outcome and experience measures and are represented thr...

    Authors: A. Fuchsia Howard, Linda Warner, Lena Cuthbertson and Richard Sawatzky
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:735
  27. Healthcare organizations worldwide face persistent challenges relating to turnover and intention to leave the nursing profession among registered nurses. Factors contributing to their retention and well-being ...

    Authors: Stina Kallerhult Hermansson, Fredrik Norström, Yvonne Hilli, Jonas Rennemo Vaag and Karin Bölenius
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:734
  28. Patients with fewer socioeconomic and health literacy resources are disadvantaged in their access and use of healthcare, which may give rise to worse experiences with care and thus inequalities in patient expe...

    Authors: Vladimir Jolidon, Manuela Eicher, Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux and Chantal Arditi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:733
  29. To reduce the impact of chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, and chronic lung disease (asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)), it is imperative that care is of h...

    Authors: Milou van den Bemd, Monique Koks-Leensen, Maarten Cuypers, Geraline L. Leusink, Bianca Schalk and Erik W. M. A. Bischoff
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:732
  30. Cervical cancer remains the second most common cause of death in women and poses a growing public health challenge. It is urgent to increase cervical cancer screening rates in Kenya as per the 2018 Kenya Natio...

    Authors: Xiaowan Li, Sanmei Chen, Naoki Hirose and Yoko Shimpuku
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:731
  31. Two out of three family caregivers are female. However, current trends show that men are more likely to undertake caregiving duties, yet female caregivers report a higher burden. This paper analyzed data from ...

    Authors: Diana Pacheco Barzallo, Aline Schnyder, Claudia Zanini and Armin Gemperli
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:730
  32. Videoconferencing is considered an alternative to face-to-face consultations and a possibility to help overcome access-to-care barriers in mental health care services. Barriers to child and adolescent mental h...

    Authors: Marian Ådnanes, Jannike Kaasbøll, Silje L. Kaspersen and Vibeke Krane
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:729
  33. Universal health visiting has been a cornerstone of preventative healthcare for children in the United Kingdom (UK) for over 100 years. In 2016, Scotland introduced a new Universal Health Visiting Pathway (UHV...

    Authors: Margaret Horne, Louise Marryat, D. Helen Corby, Lawrence Doi, Ruth Astbury, Ruth Jepson, Kathleen Morrison and Rachael Wood
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:728
  34. In China, economic, urbanization, and policy differences between the eastern and western regions lead to uneven healthcare resources. This disparity is more pronounced in the west due to fewer healthcare perso...

    Authors: Xiaohui Li, Mei Su, Li He, Jianjun Yang and Fangyuan Wu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:726
  35. As part of a larger study, and in collaboration with rural primary health care teams, RaDAR (Rural Dementia Action Research) primary care memory clinics have evolved and continue to spread in communities acros...

    Authors: Valerie Elliot, Julie Kosteniuk, Megan E. O’Connell, Chelsie Cameron and Debra Morgan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:725
  36. The growth in online qualitative research and data collection provides several advantages for health service researchers and participants, including convenience and extended geographic reach. However, these on...

    Authors: Pakhi Sharma, Steven M McPhail, Sanjeewa Kularatna, Sameera Senanayake and Bridget Abell
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:724
  37. As the population ages, senior care for older adults in China has become increasingly important and has attracted the attention of both government and society. This study aimed to explore preferences and influ...

    Authors: Yanan Wang, Yaning Wang, Yitong Liu, Wenkun Xu, Zhuoya Yang, Zhongying Xu and Yaqin Zhong
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:723
  38. Unprofessional behaviours between healthcare workers are highly prevalent. Evaluations of large-scale culture change programs are rare resulting in limited evidence of intervention effectiveness. We conducted ...

    Authors: Johanna I. Westbrook, Rachel Urwin, Ryan McMullan, Tim Badgery-Parker, Antoinette Pavithra, Kate Churruca, Neil Cunningham, Erwin Loh, Peter Hibbert, Guy Maddern, Jeffrey Braithwaite and Ling Li
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:722
  39. Libya has experienced decades of violent conflict that have severely disrupted health service delivery. The Government of National Unity is committed to rebuilding a resilient health system built on a platform...

    Authors: Luke N. Allen, Arian Hatefi, Mohini Kak, Christopher H. Herbst, Jacqueline Mallender and Ghassan Karem
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:721
  40. Limited Health Literacy (HL) is an obstacle to accessing and receiving optimal health care and negatively impacts patients’ quality of life, thus making it an urgent issue in the health care system. Visual-bas...

    Authors: Elisa Galmarini, Laura Marciano and Peter Johannes Schulz
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:718
  41. The Aotearoa New Zealand COVID-19 pandemic response has been hailed as a success story, however, there are concerns about how equitable it has been. This study explored the experience of a collective of Māori ...

    Authors: Sudesh Sharma, Cheryl Davies, Helena Rattray-Te Mana, Michael Baker, Amanda Kvalsvig and Mat Walton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:717
  42. Individuals who have the ability to bounce back from stressful events, to recover from their troubles and adverse environmental conditions by getting stronger each time are known as resilient people. Some prof...

    Authors: İbrahim Uysal, Güneş Korkmaz and Çetin Toraman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:716
  43. A significant proportion of patients and informal caregivers favor an active role in decisions concerning their health. Simultaneously, governments aim to shift treatment from a professional care setting to a ...

    Authors: Matthijs H. Bosveld, Anne G.M. Smits, Helena J.M.M. Mertens, Michel J.J.M. van Zandvoort, Walther N.K.A. van Mook and Marloes A. van Bokhoven
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:713
  44. Being the professional membership body for pharmacists in Jordan, the Jordan Pharmacists Association (JPA) took the initiative to establish a training centre for practising pharmacists. This study aims to iden...

    Authors: Saja A. Alnahar, Rula M. Darwish, Shatha Z. Al Qasas, Mayada M. Al Shabani and Ian Bates
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2024 24:712