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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
... examine the associations between having diagnoses of five chronic conditions and turnout in the 2008 US presidential election. After adjusting for sociodemographic characteristics and some health-related confounding factors, we find that individuals with cancer diagnoses are more likely to vote, while...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 521–539.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Allan V. Horwitz; Gerald N. Grob Abstract Over the course of the nineteenth century, medical disciplines replaced holistic conceptions of body and mind with specific diagnoses that were unrelated to the qualities and circumstances of the individuals who harbored them. Despite periodic attempts from...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 3–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... difficult to obtain, pursuit of reimbursement continues to be a goal of some SBHC sponsors, helping to promote a clinic model that in some communities is very likely not to be the best way to address student needs or to build on clinic strengths. Discussion around SBHCs should focus on diagnosing specific...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 707–730.
Published: 01 October 2002
... implementation of a rule. The article diagnoses the condition of regula mortis, explains its effects in the Medicare case, and draws on principles of administrative law to propose remedies to break the logjam. While the case of coverage criteria is important in its own right, it has wider relevance. All health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 54–79.
Published: 01 February 1982
... contribute to the inflation of health care costs. Four separate scenarios for diagnosing and solving the health care cost inflation problem are presented. Alternative intervention strategies are discussed and the potential of current competition proposals is examined. Copyright © 1982 by the Department of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Helen L. Smits One important aspect of the evaluation of a new medical technology is the clinical context in which the technology will be used. This context includes the disease to be diagnosed or treated, alternative methods of diagnosis or treatment, and the epidemiology of both the illness...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 August 2000
... attention is being focused on the individual characteristics of participants themselves,particularly specific diagnoses that might reduce employability. This article focuses on substance abuse and mental health problems among single mothers and examines their relationship to welfare receipt. We analyze data...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 June 1989
... disproportionate allocation in health spending. On the one hand, mental health may suffer from the perception that its diagnoses are largely “subjective” and its treatments do not fit the traditional “medical model” that can be defined precisely and paid for by third-party insurers. But more importantly, the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 619–625.
Published: 01 June 2015
... questions, notes psychologist and Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, people will frequently seek to answer easier ones instead. The controversies over attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and stimulants are a good example. What does the massive increase in ADHD diagnoses and stimulant use over the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1113–1114.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Chronic Health Conditions and Voter Turnout in the 2008 Election,” Sarah Gollust and Wendy Rahn evaluate how chronic illness affects voting behavior. Using the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, they examine the associations between having diagnoses of five chronic conditions and voter...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 February 1980
..., numerous diagnoses, visits to doctors’ offices and an extraordinary number of bills, it seems an apt time for this observer to reflect again on the nature of our health care system. What is the state of medical science? The first two orthopedic surgeons consulted looked at the x-rays and stated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 883–905.
Published: 01 October 2008
... =1 if child is between the ages of nine and twelve inclu- sive; = 0 otherwise Age 13–18 =1 if child is between the ages of thirteen and eighteen inclusive; = 0 otherwise Add =1 if child ever diagnosed with attention...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
...-care facilities or died. This trend may be ex- plained by the higher acuity level of the higher debt patients. In terms of primary diagnoses, Table 4 shows that pregnancy and childbirth were the most common (19.1 percent); injury and poisonings ranked second, with 10.7 percent of the primary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 August 1989
... describes the problems of administering tests when most physicians lack adequate training in genetics and when the laboratories that analyze tests have inadequate quality control. There are other dilemmas raised by predictive testing. Imagine the anxiety of an individual diagnosed as having a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 705–706.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Institute–funded study researching the use of the Internet by newly diagnosed can- cer patients who contact the Cancer Information Service. She also consults with the Fox Chase Cancer Center in developing research projects aimed at bridging the dig- ital divide. William S. Brewbaker III is professor of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 607–621.
Published: 01 August 1988
... hospital setting where general consent for “routine procedures” has already been obtained upon admission. It also examines the legal basis for informed consent and the purpose it serves. Defining and diagnosing AIDS and ARC Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (A DS) is a disease in which the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 451–472.
Published: 01 June 2000
... total of 5,338 program clients were diagnosed with breast cancer, 31,266 with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) or in situ cervical cancer, and 508 with invasive cervical cancer. Program funds cover screening tests and some of the diagnostic tests...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1185–1211.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and ED visit on patient demographics, expected primary and secondary payers, primary and secondary diagnoses, patient residential zip code, and hospital charges. To link information about Charity Care patients to the uniform billing data set and to enable longitudinal tracking of individual...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 186–190.
Published: 01 February 1992
..., physician Jack Kevorkian (1991) recounts how he devised a machine (which he names “Mercitron”) to assist suffering or doomed persons to kill themselves. Dr. Kevorkian made the device available to Ms. Adkins, a newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s patient, in 1990, and in his book extols its virtues for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 741–809.
Published: 01 August 1987
... been done in the area of surgery. Researchers have looked at either the aggregate surgery performed in a community or specific procedures. The combination of these two approaches is reflected in the first half of Table 4. In the area of medical diagnoses, re- searchers have focused...