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Determining the structure of psychiatric visit adherence [abstract]
billion annually and prevents the effective use of technology driven improvements to health care quality. Previous research into this seemingly intractable problem focuses either on specific patient demographics or on redundant scheduling methods, rather...
Effect of heat stress on sow fertility and health
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Office of Undergraduate Research, 2008)
is to directly test the effect of heat stress on sow health and fertility at the South Farm Complex in coordination with the Animal Science Research Center (ASRC) at the University of Missouri. Thermal temperatures were taken at the ear, shoulder, rump, tail...
(Center for Health Policy, University of Missouri - School of Medicine, 2006-12)
Each year the United Health Foundation, a private, non-profit foundation dedicated to improving health outcomes and promoting healthier communities, releases “America's Health Rankings.” Each state is evaluated on ...
Patient readiness to use internet health resources [abstract]
not use Internet health resources, we conducted four focus groups with patients with chronic conditions, grouped by whether or not they used the Internet to search for health information (2 groups users, 2 groups non-users). Patients were recruited from MU...
Environmental Health and Safety Notes, 2009 Fall
(University of Missouri--Columbia, Environmental Health and Safety, 2009)
Newsletter of the department of Environmental Health and Safety on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Article subjects include Recycling and Propane Cylinders, Safety is Essential, Annual Biosafety Protocol Survey, Changes to Radioactive...
Need to Know, Number 02, October 2007
(Sinclair School of Nursing, 2007-10)
Exploring the Information Needs of Life Sciences Researchers [poster]
To determine the needs of bioscience researchers in a newly established, multidisciplinary center designed to facilitate collaborative research. Because the center houses researchers from different departments traditionally served by separate...
Need to Know, Number 04, January 2008
(Sinclair School of Nursing, 2008-01)
Managing changes of health information system by a conflict viewpoint [abstract]
This research studies group conflicts within process of health information system (HIS) in terms of its development and implementation, aiming at managing changes through conflicts acquisition and representation with qualitative, quantitative...
Health policies for pulmonary tuberculosis: what works?
The objective of this study is to systematically review the published literature on tuberculosis and health care policies surrounding tuberculosis....
Environmental Health and Safety Notes, 2004 Fall
(University of Missouri--Columbia, Environmental Health and Safety, 2004)
Newsletter of the department of Environmental Health and Safety on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Article subjects include Life Sciences Center, Partnering with Campus EHS Training, Pedestrian Safety, Emergency ...
Ethical Issues: Tribute to Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D.
(Center for Health Ethics, 2005-10)
Edmund Pellegrino's influence has spanned over 60 years of service. His insight and ability to articulate the importance of beneficence and trust through the healing relationship have continued to provide a grounding force to sustain health care...
Self-care goals of adult patients with diabetes: How do providers interact with patients about them? [abstract]
was approved by the Health Sciences Institutional Review Board at the University of Missouri. We enrolled patients in six primary care practices in central Missouri. Audio recordings were conducted after informed consent was obtained from patients. Interactions...
Perceived barriers to preventing obesity in low income communities: a qualitative study [abstract]
Numerous barriers to public health exist in low-income communities, including but not limited to the access and affordability of healthy foods; access and affordability of local exercise facilities; and safe, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods...
Responsibility framing and the Obama health care reform bill
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The purpose of this research was to examine early online news coverage of the Obama health care reform bill by both Foxnews.com and MSNBC.com. The study aimed to look at framing techniques and whether or not these publicly-known, politically...
Cloning & Transgenic Swine for Medical and Agricultural Uses at MU
important model for human health and disease conditions as evidenced by the fact that for the past 6 years extramural support of research on swine has averaged over $115 million per year (NIH Office of the Director). The NIH considers the swine to be so...