A 2014 assessment of Vietnam's surveillance and reporting structures by a joint Ministry of Health and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) team found that the existing surveillance was largely IBS with reliance on healthcare facility (HCF
) reporting that was case-based.
Using a random sampling procedure, a questionnaire survey was carried out among 87 respondents from different occupations including patients, doctors, nurses, cleaners, administrators, and general people in different HCFs
. Most of them were educated, with the age ranging from 30 to 50 years and average service length of 10 years.
National efforts to strengthen surveillance, alert and response, border screening, and triage and infection prevention and control in HCFs
are high-priority activities in the government of Liberia's recovery plan.
Skilled birth attendance (SBA) and healthcare facility (HCF
) delivery are effective means of reducing maternal mortality.
When the unit exceeds 15 members in a given location, the HCF
is split to keep the number to less than 15.
The World Health Organization has prepared a BMWM guideline to ensure safe management of the wastes from the HCFs
Of the 22 confirmed patients in this cluster, eight (36%) sought and received care from at least one of 10 non-Ebola health care facilities (HCFs
), including clinics and hospitals in Montserrado and Margibi counties, before admission to an Ebola treatment unit.
Julie Faling, President, HCFS
, “HCFS is very excited to expand our service offerings beyond third party eligibility and Medicaid billing to the entire scope of Revenue Cycle Management support services.
In this issue's Expert's Corner on page 42, Pete Rivera, a consultant manager at Hayes Management Consulting (and a member of HCfs
blogging team), explains why it's now time for the healthcare industry to provide EMR support to small physician groups.
As discussed below, HCFS
and sucrose are not the same, which might be why so much effort was made to convince doctors otherwise.
are a very important pillar of the Church.
: New $30 million corn wet milling plant was completed in April in the city of Huaiyin, Jiangsu province, China.
However, the HCFs
in Uganda including those in Pallisa district have insufficient HCWMS and there is strong evidence that HCW is not segregated .
HCPs and HCFs
were not prepared to deal with violence and most of the HCPs said they require training in dealing with violent incidents, how to de-escalate violence.