Using Skinner's Model of Verbal Behavior Analysis to Study Aggression in Psychiatric Hospitals (Report)

Using Skinner’s Model of Verbal Behavior Analysis to Study Aggression in Psychiatric Hospitals (Report)

Introduction Skinner’s (1957) conceptualization of verbal behavior has its roots in a series of lectures first presented at the University of Minnesota in the late 1930s, and subsequently at Harvard University, and the University of Chicago. In these lectures Skinner proposed a new theory of verbal behavior, which differed from existing explanations of verbal behaviour […]

Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.97.4.018 The nature of the affiliations between large, academic health sciences centers and their teaching hospitals vary tremendously from institution to institution. During the past few decades, many university-run teaching hospitals have shifted governance to the private, corporate sector [1]. The sometimes complex governance and organizational structure among these institutions can complicate the library’s […]

Lessons of Experience: Key Events and Lessons Learned of Effective Chief Medical Officers at Freestanding Children's Hospitals.

Lessons of Experience: Key Events and Lessons Learned of Effective Chief Medical Officers at Freestanding Children’s Hospitals.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As the healthcare environment changes, physician executives who are effective leaders and agents of change are needed. Healthcare organizations that are successful at developing effective physician leaders will be at an advantage. This article examines how physician leaders develop on the job. Such knowledge and insight can be useful to healthcare systems looking […]

Medicare Program - Medicare Graduate Medical Education Affiliation Provisions for Teaching Hospitals in Certain Emergency Situations (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

Medicare Program – Medicare Graduate Medical Education Affiliation Provisions for Teaching Hospitals in Certain Emergency Situations (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medicare Program – Medicare Graduate Medical Education Affiliation Provisions for Teaching Hospitals in Certain Emergency Situations (US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Regulation) (CMS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This interim final rule with comment period will modify the current Graduate Medical Education […]

Progress of Preventing Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV at Primary Healthcare Facilities and District Hospitals in Three South African Provinces (Scientific Letters) (Report)

Progress of Preventing Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV at Primary Healthcare Facilities and District Hospitals in Three South African Provinces (Scientific Letters) (Report)

Since the introduction of prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT) strategies, vertical transmission of HIV has declined in low- and middle-income countries over 20 years from 20-40% to 2.8% in the best-case scenarios. (1) In wealthy countries, transmission rates are below 2%. (2,3) In South Africa, the revised clinical guidelines introduced in 2010 included starting dual zidovudine/nevirapine […]