Medicine

Managed Care and Contractual Services

Introduction Health care is a vital part of human lives that enables them to carry out their daily activities comfortably. There is no alternative to proper health and people must ensure they have access to excellent medical attention at all times. Continuous research enables health care providers to offer quality...

David Blumenthal, Leapfrog Group in Healthcare

Introduction Since the first days of Barack Obama’s presidency, healthcare reforms have become one of the country’s top priorities. More often than not, Barack Obama is considered as the source and main inspirer of the giant leap forward in the nation’s health care system. The figure of David Blumenthal remains...

Workforce Planning in the Australian Healthcare

Executive summary The National Health Innovation and Reform Strategic Framework for Action 2011-2012 is the first strategic reform framework for the workforce in Australia, which aims at linking education and health sectors. Workforce reforms are critical because the Australian population is growing rapidly and lifespan is increasing fast (Health Workforce...

Factors of National Health Service in Modern Britain

Introduction The National Health Service was formed in mid-1948 after the desperation of the civilian during and after World War II. This body was formed to address health issues in the public interest. Its establishment was driven by the Ministry of Health minister during that time on 5 July 1948....

Nursing: Meaning and Values

Introduction The term nursing has its usage borrowed from medieval periods. The term is common in many countries today. Its first-time use is identified in the Biblical story of St. Paul Church. It is said that Paul would send men to preach, and they would be accompanied by a nurse....

Aging: Biological, Spiritual and Social Aspects

Introduction Aging is the build-up of changes in an individual after a while. Some aspects of aging develop and increase with time, whereas others reduce. Aging is a significant component of all societies for it shows the biological alterations that take place and reveals societal and cultural standards. The study...

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Effect

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs help to reduce the discomfort of chronic pain in millions of elderly people all over the world. The population of elderly people is increasing (Bavry, Park, Qin, 2012). Pain results from chronic illnesses although the pain in most of the elderly is caused by osteoarthritis. However, nonsteroidal...