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The Use of a Modified System Development Life Cycle (MSDLC) in a Sociological Environment to Improve Solution Validation
This research is investigating the improvements to the current System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). The SDLC has been used since the 1970s with improvements through prototyping and iterations in the system develop phase, ...
Stressful Life Events Within 12 Months Before Delivery and Exclusive Breastfeeding at Four and Eight Weeks Postpartum in the United States
Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) from birth to six months of age is recommended as the optimal method of infant feeding because it is related to decreased morbidity and mortality. In recent years, EBF rates have climbed ...
The Impact of Exhaled Carbon Monoxide Testing and Counseling and Adult Smokers’ Improved Motivation to Enroll in Tobacco Cessation Interventions
While the overall rate of smoking has declined in the general U.S. adult population since the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report on the dangers of smoking, current adult smoking rates vary greatly by socioeconomic status. ...
Evaluating the Impact of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP) on the Rates of Hospitalization and Readmission Among the Beneficiaries in Washington, DC Using a Cross-Sectional Survey
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), inpatient hospitalization remains the sector with the highest level of Medicare FFS spending growth, jumping from $125 billion in 2006 to $141 billion in ...
Exploring Maternal Stressors and Their Relationship to Racial Disparities in Adverse Birth Outcomes in Maryland
Low birth weight and preterm birth are among the leading causes for infant mortality in the nation. Historically, infant mortality rates in Maryland have been higher than the overall rate in America due to high rates among ...
Examining the Relationship Between Health Center Program Financing, Medical Services Utilization and Controlled Hypertension Among Maryland Community Health Centers from 2008 and 2013
Using a conceptual model adapted from the Aday and Andersen’s (1974) framework, this study aims to examine the relationship between health center program financing, medical services utilization, and controlled hypertension ...