1. Combined Effects of Race and Educational Attainment on Physician Visits Over 24 Years in a National Sample of Middle-Aged and Older Americans

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 17-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.04

Abstract
  Background: The literature on Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) have shown worse than expected health of the members of racial and ethnic minority groups particularly Blacks. Theoretically, this effect can be in part due to weaker effects of educational attainment on preventive care and disease ...  Read More

2. Patient Flow Analysis in General Hospitals: How Clinical Disciplines Affect Outpatient Wait Times

Afsoon Aeenparast; Faranak Farzadi; Farzaneh Maftoon; Hossien Yahyazadeh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 128-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.26

Abstract
  Background: Overcrowding is an important problem for outpatient services in healthcare facilities. Patient flow analysis (PFA) is a useful method for identifying inefficiencies in and facilitating patient flow. Objective: PFA was used to estimate patient wait time and determine how different clinical ...  Read More