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Office of the Inspector General. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; September 2008. Report No. OEI-02-08-00140.
This report summarizes 2007 data on quality and safety issues in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes and finds that 17% of the organizations were cited for care deficiencies that could result in harm to residents.
Journal Article > Study
'You have to face your mistakes in the street': the contextual keys that shape health service access and health workers' experiences in rural areas.
Allan J, Ball P, Alston M. Rural Remote Health. 2008;8:835.
Drawing from qualitative interviews with pharmacists and social workers, investigators determined that access to rural health services is affected by individual concerns about privacy and confidentiality, and by the reputation and value system of the health care worker.
Journal Article > Review
Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literature.
Karliner LS, Jacobs EA, Chen AH, Mutha S. Health Serv Res. 2007;42:727-754.
The investigators found that professional interpreters positively affected communication and other elements of high-quality care for patients with limited English language skills.
Journal Article > Commentary
Scheirton LS, Mu K, Lohman H, Cochran TM. Med Health Care Philos. 2007;10;301-311.
The authors present six case studies of failures in occupational and physical therapy and analyze the ethical issues involved in each case.