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Table 1 Co-HIMH -services [monthly average] and human resources allocation from 1998-2013

From: Better together: a community- hospital integrative model of healthcare as a practical solution for providing excellence in endocrinology care in an era of limited resources

  1998 2001- Co-HIMH begins 2004 2007 2010 2013
Inpatient services n/a 36 44 59 64 93
Outpatient clinic visits 46 87 71 236 177 231
FNA-U/S procedures 2 4 8 26 22 23
Ambulatory dynamic testing 7 8 12 10 13 5
Documented virtual visitsa 0 0 0 n/a n/a 57
Community clinic visitsb 0 320 485 650 650 675
Patient Participation in Clinical Trials 0 35 7 6 18 29
Non-RCT [number]       
Clinical studies 0 2 0 1 2 7
Basic studies 0 1 1 2 0 0
Community based prevention programs 0 1-Tene-Briut located within the unit 1-Tene-Briut located within the unit 1-Tene-Briut as NGO 2- JAZ2 1- NGO 2- JAZ2 1-NGO 2- JAZ2 3-Arab3
Human resources: Number of staff positions       
Hospital basedc 0.75 1 1 1 1 1
Health fund basedd 0 2 3 4 4 4
Total in hospital 0.75 1.6 2 2.3 2.3 2.3
Cumulative number of graduated fellows 0 0 1 4 7 11
  1. aIncludes digital, fax and telephone communication
  2. bBased on extrapolated figures from the partner’s health fund data. Exact numbers are not available since several staff held positions with more than one health fund and this data was not accessible
  3. cFull time position financed by the hospital
  4. dFull time position financed by the health fund yet officially employed by the HYMC research fund; 50 % of the hours were dedicated to the community clinic, and the rest were divided between the hospital unit, ~33 %, and employee benefits [e.g. vacation, sick days, study days, maternity leave, and military reserve duty]
  5. 1-Health promotion organization for Israelis of Ethiopian origin, http://www.tene-briut.org.il
  6. 2-Endocrinology clinic in Jisr az-Zarqa together with Clalit Health Services and the NGO Bridge to the Future http://www.btf.co.il)
  7. 3-Diabetes prevention and treatment within the local Arab Israeli communities in conjunction with the Mehuedet Health fund. Abbreviations: FNA U/S- fine needle aspirations [or core biopsy] guided by ultrasound, NGO- Non-Governmental Organization,Non RCT- non Randomized Controlled Trials