Let’s be civil: Elaborating the link between civility climate and hospital performance

Background: The importance of interpersonal behavior at the workplace is increasingly recognized in the health care industry and related literature. An unresolved issue in the existing health care research is how a climate of courteous interpersonal behavior may form the foundation for strong hospital care performance. Purpose: The aim of this study was to test…

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Trends in governance structure and activities among not-for-profit U.S. hospitals: 2009–2015

Background: In U.S. hospitals, boards of directors (BODs) have numerous governance responsibilities including overseeing hospital activities and guiding strategic decisions. BODs can help hospitals adapt to changes in their markets including those stemming from a shift from fee-for-service to value-based purchasing. The recent increase in market turbulence for hospitals has brought renewed attention to the…

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A comprehensive study of mobile-health based assistive technology for the healthcare of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Abstract Assistive technology (AT) involvement in therapeutic treatment has provided simple and efficient healthcare solutions to people. Within a short span of time, mobile health (mHealth) has grown rapidly for assisting people living with a chronic disorder. This research paper presents the comprehensive study to identify and review existing mHealth dementia applications (apps), and also…

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