Wen Chen Tsai

Summary

Affiliation: China Medical University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Disease patterns and socioeconomic status associated with utilization of computed tomography in Taiwan, 1997-2003
    Pei Tseng Kung
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:145-55. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for neonatal early-onset group B streptococcus-related diseases after the implementation of a universal screening program in Taiwan.
    Li Chen Hung
    Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 18:438. 2018
  3. pmc The incidence risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in female nurses: a nationwide matched cohort study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Aged Welfare and Social Work, Toko University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 16:443. 2016
  4. pmc Comparing the mortality risks of nursing professionals with diabetes and general patients with diabetes: a nationwide matched cohort study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Aged Welfare and Social Work, Toko University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 16:1054. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors related to continuing care and interruption of P4P program participation in patients with diabetes
    Suh May Yen
    91 Hsueh Shih Rd, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, Republic of China E mail
    Am J Manag Care 22:e18-30. 2016
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of multidisciplinary team care on utilization of emergency care for patients with lung cancer
    Shun Mu Wang
    No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, ROC E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:e353-64. 2014
  7. pmc Characteristics, survival, and related factors of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients refusing cancer treatments under a universal health insurance program
    Chun Yi Liu
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Cancer 14:446. 2014
  8. pmc Related factors and use of free preventive health services among adults with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, NO, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:248. 2014
  9. pmc The characteristics and relevant factors of Pap smear test use for women with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, NO, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:240. 2014
  10. pmc Effects of and satisfaction with short message service reminders for patient medication adherence: a randomized controlled study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, 91, Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:127. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Disease patterns and socioeconomic status associated with utilization of computed tomography in Taiwan, 1997-2003
    Pei Tseng Kung
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:145-55. 2008
    ..We attempted to determine the profiles of populations with high rates of CT usage, and to understand the association of disease patterns and socioeconomic status with CT-involved treatments...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for neonatal early-onset group B streptococcus-related diseases after the implementation of a universal screening program in Taiwan.
    Li Chen Hung
    Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 18:438. 2018
    ..The implementation of the universal GBS screening program decreased the infection rate of neonatal early-onset GBS diseases. The effects of socioeconomic factors and high-risk pregnancy on early-onset GBS infections were weakened...
  3. pmc The incidence risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in female nurses: a nationwide matched cohort study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Aged Welfare and Social Work, Toko University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 16:443. 2016
    ..Diabetes is one of the most common chronic illnesses worldwide. This study was to assess whether the incidence risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus between female nurses and female non-nurses...
  4. pmc Comparing the mortality risks of nursing professionals with diabetes and general patients with diabetes: a nationwide matched cohort study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Aged Welfare and Social Work, Toko University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 16:1054. 2016
    ..This study compared the mortality risks of female nurses and general patients with diabetes and elucidated factors that caused this difference...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors related to continuing care and interruption of P4P program participation in patients with diabetes
    Suh May Yen
    91 Hsueh Shih Rd, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, Republic of China E mail
    Am J Manag Care 22:e18-30. 2016
    ..To examine factors that influenced continuing care participation in patients with diabetes and factors contributing to interrupted participation for patients with diabetes enrolled in a diabetes pay-for-performance (P4P) program in Taiwan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of multidisciplinary team care on utilization of emergency care for patients with lung cancer
    Shun Mu Wang
    No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, ROC E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:e353-64. 2014
    ..To improve the quality of care, multidisciplinary team (MDT) care was implemented in Taiwan. This study examined the relationship between MDT care and emergency department visits for lung cancer patients...
  7. pmc Characteristics, survival, and related factors of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients refusing cancer treatments under a universal health insurance program
    Chun Yi Liu
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Cancer 14:446. 2014
    ..Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide. Few studies have addressed the causes and risks of treatment refusal in a universal health insurance setting...
  8. pmc Related factors and use of free preventive health services among adults with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, NO, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:248. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate the utilization of preventive health services in the adults with intellectual disabilities from the nationwide database...
  9. pmc The characteristics and relevant factors of Pap smear test use for women with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, NO, 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, Taiwan 40402, Republic of China
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:240. 2014
    ..This study examines the Pap smear usage conditions and relevant influential factors for 18,204 women aged 30 years and above with intellectual disabilities, using nationwide data from 2008...
  10. pmc Effects of and satisfaction with short message service reminders for patient medication adherence: a randomized controlled study
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, 91, Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:127. 2013
    ..Medication adherence is critical for patient treatment. This study involved evaluating how implementing Short Message Service (SMS) reminders affected patient medication adherence and related factors...
  11. pmc Exploring the impact of mentoring functions on job satisfaction and organizational commitment of new staff nurses
    Rhay Hung Weng
    Department of International Business and Trade, Shu Te University, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:240. 2010
    ..In this research we aimed at examining the effects of mentoring functions on the job satisfaction and organizational commitment of new nurses in Taiwan's hospitals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influences of market competition on dental care utilization under the global budget payment system
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Management, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:459-64. 2007
    ..This study investigated the influence of medical market competition on the utilization of dental care under the global budget payment system. This study also examined the relative factors that influence the utilization of dental care...
  13. pmc Utilization of tooth filling services by people with disabilities in Taiwan
    Ming Chuan Chen
    Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Equity Health 15:58. 2016
    ..However, nationwide surveys regarding this group have not been conducted. For this study, we used the National Health Insurance Research Database to explore the tooth filling utilization among people with disabilities...
  14. pmc Risk of Post-TKA Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients With a History of Myocardial Infarction or Coronary Stent
    Atul Kumar
    Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 474:479-86. 2016
    ..Moreover, a study to evaluate the risk of AMI within 1 year in an Asian population with a history of AMI or coronary stent who underwent TKA has not been reported...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of time interval from diagnosis to treatment on survival for oral cavity cancer: A nationwide cohort study
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 12:e0175148. 2017
    ..We aimed to explore the relationship between the time interval from diagnosis to treatment and survival of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determining factors of patient satisfaction for frequent users of emergency services in a medical center
    Jin An Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 67:403-10. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare satisfaction of overall ED care between frequent and infrequent ED users, and to find out the factors determining satisfaction among the frequent ED users...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of multidisciplinary team on emergency care for colorectal cancer patients: A nationwide-matched cohort study
    Chun Ming Liao
    aDepartment of Public Health, China Medical University bDepartment of Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital cDepartment of Healthcare Administration, Asia University dDepartment of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 96:e7092. 2017
    ..87, 95% confidence interval: 0.78-0.96). Large amount data were used and confirmed significant benefits of MDT in colorectal cancer care...
  18. doi request reprint Survival and medical utilization of children and adolescents with prolonged ventilator-dependent and associated factors
    Szu Chi Pai
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 12:e0179274. 2017
    ..The findings of this study can serve as a reference for the National Health Insurance Administration in promoting its future integrated pilot projects on ventilator dependency...
  19. doi request reprint The use of Pap smear and its influencing factors among women with disabilities in Taiwan
    Kuang Hua Huang
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:307-14. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic factors in the prognosis of oral cancer patients
    Yong Kie Wong
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 42:893-906. 2006
    ..Therefore, care providers should take socio-demographic issues into consideration aside from ordinary clinical health care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with frequent use of emergency services in a medical center
    Jin An Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 102:222-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize frequent ED users and to identify the factors associated with frequent ED use in a hospital in Taiwan...
  22. doi request reprint Quality of life of breast and cervical cancer survivors.
    Huei Ying Huang
    Department of Anesthesia, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    BMC Womens Health 17:30. 2017
    ..The QOL of the two groups was similar. Healthcare providers should demonstrate greater concern toward breast and cervical cancer survivors...
  23. pmc Use of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination and Its Associated Factors among Elderly People with Disabilities in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study
    Yu Chia Chang
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158075. 2016
    ..Influenza immunization among elderly people with disabilities is a critical public health concern; however, few studies have examined the factors associated with vaccination rates in non-Western societies...
  24. pmc Effects of multidisciplinary team care on the survival of patients with different stages of non-small cell lung cancer: a national cohort study
    Chien Chou Pan
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126547. 2015
    ..84-0.90). This study revealed that MDT care are significantly associated with higher survival rate of patients with stage III and IV NSCLC, and thus MDT care should be used in the treatment of these patients. ..
  25. pmc Interferon-Based Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Reduces All-Cause Mortality in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease: An 8-Year Nationwide Cohort Study in Taiwan
    Yueh Han Hsu
    From the Department of Health Services Administration City Y HH, W CT, c ch, China Medical University, Taichung Department of Internal Medicine Y HH, P HH, Division of Nephrology, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi City Department of Nursing Y HH, Min Hwei Junior College of Health Care Management, Tainan City Department of Applied Life Science and Health P HH, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan Management Office for Health Data C HM, China Medical University Hospital College of Medicine C HM, China Medical University, Taichung City Institute of Population Health Sciences C CH, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science and School of Medicine C HK, College of Medicine, China Medical University and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center C HK, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e2113. 2015
    ..68) compared with that in the control cohort.For ESRD patients with HCV infection, receiving interferon treatment is associated with a survival advantage. Such an advantage is more prominent in HCV patients without cirrhosis or hepatoma. ..
  26. pmc Health examination utilization in the visually disabled population in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study
    Yueh Han Hsu
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, NO, 500 Lioufeng Road, Wufeng, Taichung 41354, R, O, C, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:509. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the utilization of health examinations by the visually disabled population, and analyze the factors associated with the utilization...
  27. pmc Factors associated with lung cancer patients refusing treatment and their survival: a national cohort study under a universal health insurance in Taiwan
    Hsiu Ling Huang
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Hospital and Social Welfare Organizations Administration Commission, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan, R O C
    PLoS ONE 9:e101731. 2014
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  28. ncbi request reprint Changes and factors associated with dentists' willingness to treat patients with severe disabilities
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Management, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Health Policy 83:363-74. 2007
    ..This study investigated changes in dentists' willingness to treat severely disabled patients and to understand dentists' opinions on reimbursements after the implementation of a dental care financial reward program in Taiwan...
  29. doi request reprint Disparities in the use of preventive health care among children with disabilities in Taiwan
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:324-33. 2012
    ..Mobile health services should be continually provided in those areas in need. Capitation reimbursement and other incentives should be considered in improving the utilization among children with disabilities...
  30. doi request reprint Improved patient survivals with colorectal cancer under multidisciplinary team care: A nationwide cohort study of 25,766 patients in Taiwan
    Yueh Han Hsu
    Department of Public Health and Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi, Taiwan Department of Nursing, Min Hwei College of Health Care Management, Liuying, Tainan, Taiwan Electronic address
    Health Policy 120:674-81. 2016
    ..The evidence of improved survival in patients of colorectal cancer (CRC) receiving multidisciplinary team (MDT) care remains inconclusive...
  31. doi request reprint The utilization of fluoride varnish and its determining factors among Taiwanese preschool children
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 79:456-63. 2016
    ..This study aimed to explore the extent of utilization of fluoride varnish and its determining factors among Taiwanese preschool children...
  32. pmc Factors involved in the delay of treatment initiation for cervical cancer patients: A nationwide population-based study
    Szu Ching Shen
    aDepartment of Public Health bDepartment of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung cDepartment of Medical Affairs, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Chiayi dDepartment of Health Services Administration, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University Hospital fGraduate Institution of Clinical Medical Science, School of Medicine, China Medical University gDepartment of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e4568. 2016
    ..Delaying treatment for ≥4 months substantially raised mortality risk in cervical cancer patients. ..
  33. pmc A comparison of the stages at which cancer is diagnosed in physicians and in the general population in Taiwan
    Yueh Han Hsu
    Department of Public Health and Department of Health Services Administration Hsu, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine Hsu, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi, Taiwan Department of Healthcare Administration Kung, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan School of Health Care Administration, Health Policy and Care Research Center Chang, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Health Services Administration Wang, Tsai, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    CMAJ 187:E412-8. 2015
    ..We sought to determine whether the stage at which cancer is diagnosed differs between physicians and nonphysicians...
  34. pmc Characteristics of the Delayed or Refusal Therapy in Breast Cancer Patients: A Longitudinal Population-Based Study in Taiwan
    Su jing Chen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0131305. 2015
    ..So we conducted a cohort study to explore the relationship between characteristics of breast cancer patients and delay or refusal of therapy within four months after cancer diagnosed...
  35. pmc Reduced Stroke Risk After Parathyroidectomy in End-Stage Renal Disease: A 13-Year Population-Based Cohort Study
    Yueh Han Hsu
    From the Department of Public Health and Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung City Y HH, S CS, W CT Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi City Y HH Department of Nursing, Min Hwei Junior College of Health Care Management, Tainan City Y HH Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City H JC College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung City H JC Department of Medical Affairs, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Chiayi S CS Department of Health Services Administration, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan S CS Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County C CH Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung City C CH Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science and School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung City C HK and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City C HK, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e936. 2015
    ..PTX reduces the risk of stroke, particularly that of hemorrhagic stroke, in patients with dialysis-dependent ESRD. Other factors for risk reduction include sex (females), an age <65 years, and the presence of comorbidity...
  36. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection increases the risk of developing peripheral arterial disease: a 9-year population-based cohort study
    Yueh Han Hsu
    Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung City 404, Taiwan Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung City 404, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia yi City 600, Taiwan Department of Nursing, Min Hwei Junior College of Health Care Management, Tainan City 736, Taiwan
    J Hepatol 62:519-25. 2015
    ..The relationship between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) development remains unclear...
  37. doi request reprint Icodextrin decreases technique failure and improves patient survival in peritoneal dialysis patients
    I Kuan Wang
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung Division of Nephrology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 20:161-7. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether icodextrin use, once daily, can decrease technique failure and prolong patient survival in incident PD patients...
  38. doi request reprint Do physicians with diabetes have differences in dialysis use and survival than other patients with diabetes
    Shang Jyh Chiou
    Department of Health Care Management, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, no 89, Nei Chiang Street, Taipei 10845, Taiwan, ROC Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, 500, Lioufeng Road, Wufeng, Taichung 41354, Taiwan, ROC
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 105:382-90. 2014
    ..To assess whether the increased knowledge and resources available to physicians led to differences in dialysis and survival rates between physicians and non-physician patients with diabetes...
  39. doi request reprint Beneficial impact of multidisciplinary team management on the survival in different stages of oral cavity cancer patients: results of a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 51:105-11. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between multidisciplinary team (MDT) management and survival of oral cavity cancer patients using a nationwide database in Taiwan...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relationship between malpractice claims and medical care quality
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Graduate Institute of Health Services Management, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:394-400. 2004
    ..Concludes that medical malpractice cases could be avoided by increasing physicians' professional knowledge, practical skills, and communication...
  41. doi request reprint Determining factors for utilization of preventive health services among adults with disabilities in Taiwan
    Pei Tseng Kung
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:205-13. 2012
    ..Demographic features, health status, and type of disability are the main factors influencing the use of preventive healthcare services...
  42. doi request reprint Examining related influential factors for dental calculus scaling utilization among people with disabilities in Taiwan, a nationwide population-based study
    Hsien Tang Lai
    Dachien General Hospital, Miao Li, Taiwan, ROC Department of Business Management, National United University, Miao Li, Taiwan, ROC Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 35:2231-40. 2014
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Assessment of Educational Needs and Quality of Life of Chronic Hepatitis Patients.
    Ming Chuan Chen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, No 91, Hsueh Shih Road, 40402, Taichung, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 17:148. 2017
    ..These findings can serve as a useful reference for nursing personnel who perform needs assessment to develop individual nursing instruction and thereby improve the quality of care for chronic hepatitis patients...
  44. pmc Factors associated with free adult preventive health care utilization among physically disabled people in Taiwan: nationwide population-based study
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:610. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate the utilization of free adult preventive health care for physically disabled people and its' affecting factors...
  45. doi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics and health-related factors affecting the use of Pap smear screening among women with mental disabilities in Taiwan
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC Department of Chinese Medicine, Nantou Hospital, Nantou, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 36:491-497. 2014
    ..13), cancer (OR=1.47), or diabetes (OR=1.25), were associated with greater odds of screening. In Taiwan, women with mental disabilities receive Pap smears at a far lower rate than women in general...
  46. doi request reprint Temporal trends in primary and revision total knee and hip replacement in Taiwan
    Atul Kumar
    IRCAD Taiwan, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, ROC Department of Orthopedics, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 78:538-44. 2015
    ..This study investigated the association of TJR with the demographic characteristics in Taiwan from 1998 to 2009. It also estimated the demand for total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) in the next two decades...
  47. doi request reprint Mammography usage with relevant factors among women with mental disabilities in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study
    Suh May Yen
    Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC Department of Chinese Medicine, Nantou Hospital, Nantou, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 37:182-8. 2015
    ..34-0.69 times the odds of screening as mild disability. In Taiwan, women with mental disabilities receive far less mammography screening than women in general. ..
  48. doi request reprint Impact of dialysis modality on the survival of end-stage renal disease patients with or without cardiovascular disease
    I Kuan Wang
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Nephrol 26:331-41. 2013
    ..The question of which modality, either peritoneal dialysis (PD) or hemodialysis (HD), confers the survival advantage for incident ESRD patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains unanswered...
  49. doi request reprint Effects of multidisciplinary care on the survival of patients with oral cavity cancer in Taiwan
    Yueh Hsin Wang
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 48:803-10. 2012
    ..To improve patient survival, multidisciplinary team (MDT) care was implemented. This research compared the survival of MDT care participants/non-participants and examined the effect of MDT care on patient characteristics...
  50. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of clinical pathway in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Yung Kai Lin
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Med Syst 35:203-13. 2011
    ..CAB surgery patients' age and surgical risks were related to their postoperative lengths of stay to some extent...
  51. ncbi request reprint Analysis of emergency department utilization by elderly patients under National Health Insurance
    Jin An Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 19:113-20. 2003
    ..Older patients have distinct patterns of ED use, and use emergency services at a higher rate than younger patients. ED staff should be knowledgeable about the unique and complex presentations of older ED patients...
  52. doi request reprint Effects of pay-for-performance system on tuberculosis default cases control and treatment in Taiwan
    Wen Chen Tsai
    Department of Health Service Administration, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Infect 61:235-43. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of the P4P system in terms of default rate...
  53. doi request reprint Does the pay-for-performance programme reduce the emergency department visits for hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetic patients?
    Hung Cheng Yu
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, No 500, Liufeng Rd, Wufeng District, Taichung City 41354, Taiwan, R O C, Department of Emergency, Tungs Taichung Metro Harbor Hospital, No 699, Sec 1, Chungchi Rd, Wuchi District, Taichung City 43503, Taiwan, R O C and Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, No 91, Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, R O C Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, No 500, Liufeng Rd, Wufeng District, Taichung City 41354, Taiwan, R O C, Department of Emergency, Tungs Taichung Metro Harbor Hospital, No 699, Sec 1, Chungchi Rd, Wuchi District, Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital
    Health Policy Plan 29:732-41. 2014
    ..The pay-for-performance (P4P) programme for diabetes care was implemented in Taiwan to promote holistic care for diabetic patients. This study investigated the effect of P4P on the need for emergency care for diabetic hypoglycaemia...
  54. pmc Decreased survival among lung cancer patients with co-morbid tuberculosis and diabetes
    Shwn Huey Shieh
    Department of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    BMC Cancer 12:174. 2012
    ..Comorbid conditions influence the survival of cancer patients. This study evaluated the influence of comorbidity on survival among lung cancer patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Associated factors to predict outcomes of uvulopharyngopalatoplasty plus genioglossal advancement for obstructive sleep apnea
    Shih An Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taichung Veteran General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 115:2046-50. 2005
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of uvulopharyngopalatoplasty (UPPP) plus genioglossal advancement (GA) for severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients and to determine the predictive factors for surgical success...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of nursing manpower allocation in a nursing home
    Chun Hsi Chen
    Graduate Institute of Business Administration, National Central University
    J Nurs Res 15:33-42. 2007
    ..Adequate nurse staffing will enhance the quality and accessibility of care for the residents with severe illnesses in LTC facilities...
  57. ncbi request reprint Determinants of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging utilization in Taiwan
    Pei Tseng Kung
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Taichung Healthcare and Management University, Taiwan
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:81-8. 2005
    ..This study investigates the factors that affect MRI and CT utilization, such as whether supply-side factors have more impact than demand-side factors, and the effect of utilization control policies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Biased enrollment of Medicare beneficiaries in HMO plans--implications for Medicare costs
    M Mahmud Khan
    Department of Health System Management, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:43-57. 2002
    ..The probability of not enrolling high-loss cases is found to be high, indicating that the biased selection in HMO plans actually increases the overall cost of running the Medicare program...