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Eun Hee Lee 2 Articles
A Cost Benefit Analysis of Individual Home Visiting Health Care
Jin Hyun Kim, Tae Jin Lee, Jin Hee Lee, Sang Jin Shin, Eun Hee Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2010;21(3):362-373.   Published online September 30, 2010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2010.21.3.362
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the costs and benefits of individual home visiting health care using secondary data and literature review.
METHODS
The total number of subjects was 1,008,837. A specific program was classified into disease management, care of infant, child and women, or elderly care. The costs and effects of a program were identified from a societal perspective, and the effects were converted into monetary terms or benefits. The total cost was calculated in the way that medical expenses, travel costs and productivity losses were offset by the decrease in benefits and thus only the program budget was included in the total cost.
RESULTS
The total program cost was 47.6 billion won per year and the total annual benefit was estimated at 435.6 billion won. The benefits of arthritis management were the biggest among disease management programs. The net benefit was 388.0 billion won per year and the benefit/cost ratio was 9.16.
CONCLUSION
Home visiting health care was validated to be economically effective. It made a positive contribution to improving the health status of vulnerable populations and reducing medical expenses. These results suggest that home visiting care should be extended more broadly to vulnerable populations.

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    Mina Pooresmaeil, Sohrab Iranpour, Masoumeh Aghamohammadi
    Frontiers in Public Health.2023;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • A Study on Outcomes of the Utilization of Visiting Nursing Service at the Integrated Visiting Nursing Center in Bucheon-si
    Hyun-Kyung Park, Ae Jung Yoo, Ju Young Yoon, Jae Woo Choi
    Research in Community and Public Health Nursing.2023; 34: 127.     CrossRef
  • Nursing Students' Practice Experience on Community Visiting Nursing
    Jae-Hyun Ha, Jeong-Hee Park
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2020; 31(1): 43.     CrossRef
  • Types of Perception of Home Visiting Oral Health Care Services for Korean Older Persons: A Q Methodology Study
    Sue-Hyang Lee, Soo-Myoung Bae, Bo-Mi Shin, Sun-Jung Shin
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.2020; 18(1): 214.     CrossRef
  • Benefit analysis of visiting healthcare in public health centers
    Sukja Ko, Young-Ho Jung, Jae Yong Lee
    Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion.2018; 35(5): 69.     CrossRef
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of Occupational Therapy in Center for Dementia Based on Public Data
    Seung-Hyun Cho, Kyung-Yoon Kam, Sung-Yoon Bae, Nam-Hoon Cho, Hye-Won Oh, Young-Ae Yang
    Journal of Korean Society of Occupational Therapy.2018; 26(2): 99.     CrossRef
  • Comparison of Working Conditions among Non-regular Visiting Nurses in Public Health Centers based on Their Employment Types
    Hee Girl Kim, Ryoun-Sook Lee, Soong-Nang Jang, Kwang Byung Kim, Young Ran Chin
    Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing.2018; 29(3): 267.     CrossRef
  • Economic Effect of Home Health Care Services for Community-dwelling Vulnerable Populations
    Eunhee Lee, Jinhyun Kim
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing.2016; 46(4): 562.     CrossRef
  • Estimating need for Home Visiting Nurse from Public Health Centers
    Hyun-Ji Bae, Jinhyun Kim
    Perspectives in Nursing Science.2015; 12(1): 23.     CrossRef
  • The Cost-Benefit Analysis of the NutriPlus Program in Daejeon Dong-gu Health Center
    Hyun Ju Kim, Sung Han Kim
    The Korean Journal of Food And Nutrition.2015; 28(4): 717.     CrossRef
  • Ethical concerns of visiting nurses caring for older people in the community
    Kwisoon Choe, Kisook Kim, Kyoung-Sook Lee
    Nursing Ethics.2015; 22(6): 700.     CrossRef
  • Job Stress, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment of Customized Home Health Care Nurse
    Chan Gyeong Park, Ki Soo Park, Young Sil Kang
    Journal of agricultural medicine and community health.2013; 38(1): 39.     CrossRef
  • Factors influencing the number of remaining natural teeth in elderly people visiting dental care services
    Hyun-Ju Lim, Eun-Kyoung Lee
    Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene.2013; 13(4): 693.     CrossRef
The Effects of a Tai Chi Exercise Program for Patients with Arthritis in Rural Areas
Ae Young So, Kyung Sook Lee, Jung Sook Choi, Eun Hee Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2010;21(1):118-127.   Published online March 31, 2010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2010.21.1.118
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a Tai-Chi exercise program on subjective health and physiological function index.
METHODS
This study was designed as non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest research. Eighteen women in each group completed the posttest with an attendance rate of 78.3 % after 12 weeks. The Tai Chi exercise program was provided two times a week over three months for the experimental group, but no program for the control group. A questionnaire was used for subjective health index, which consisted of Korean-WOMAC Index for joint stiffness, K-HAQ for physical disability, EQ-5D for quality of life and perceived health status, and CES-D for depression. To measure the effect on the physiological function index, femoral muscle strength, shoulder joint and back flexibility were measured.
RESULTS
All variables except left anterior femoral muscle strength had significant homogeneity between the two groups. There were statistically significant differences between the experimental group and the control group in joint stiffness (t=-2.165, p=.03), physical disability (t=-2.231, p=.038), EQ-5D index (t=3.783, p=.001), perceived health status (t=-2.349, p=.025) and femoral posterior muscle strength (t=2.487, p=.038).
CONCLUSION
The Tai-Chi exercise program was beneficial for women with arthritis in rural communities.

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  • The Effects of a Pilates Exercise Program using Self-Efficacy Sources in Elderly Women
    Choon-Ji Lee, Yeon-Hee Choi
    Journal of Environmental Science International.2015; 24(1): 117.     CrossRef
  • Effect of Program Promoting Intention to Exercise Performance Based Theory of Planned Behavior in the Elderly
    Jin-Soon Kim, Hye-Jin Hyun
    Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science.2015; 17(1): 1.     CrossRef
  • The Effect of Exercise Program on Pain and Quality of Life for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Cheonggu Yun, Changsik An
    Journal of muscle and joint health.2014; 21(3): 173.     CrossRef

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