health care delivery health care delivery

Definition(s):

  • (n) the provision of health care

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Usage(s):

  1. Wider adoption of e-prescribing could lead to further efficiency in medical record keeping, which many believe is vital to both improving health care delivery and lowering costs.
  2. Access to electronic records is essential to modern health care delivery and the paperless administration of benefits.
  3. Even with a robust public option, we will still have a vastly inferior health care delivery system in comparison to the countries discussed in the article.

News

  • CT scans -- with radiation and cancer risk -- rose in children

    ( Group Health Research Institute ) Use of computed tomography scans -- and thus exposure to ionizing radiation -- increased over 15 years in children at a set of nonprofit health care delivery systems in a new study. But currently available strategies could greatly reduce this cancer risk, according to the HMORN Cancer Research Network study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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