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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Derek DeLia; Joel C. Cantor; Amy Tiedemann; Cecilia S. Huang This article evaluates a Certificate of Need (CON) reform in New Jersey that was designed to expand hospital capacity to provide cardiac angiography (CA) and reduce long-standing disparities in access to the procedure. Using data from...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., they are the only providers for which current reporting requirements make it possible to fully assess racial disparities in use and quality of care. We find that African Americans' use of nursing homes in 2000 in the United States was 14 percent higher than Caucasians' use. The largest relative African...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David R. Williams; Valerie Purdie-Vaughns Abstract Large racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) differences in health persist in the United States. Eliminating these health disparities is a public health challenge of our time. This article addresses what is needed for social and behavioral...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 803–839.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to denote a policy problem (Bardach 1996 ) that has been identified as such at least partly because it is seen as inequitable. In the United States, by contrast, discussions of group differences in health more frequently use the term disparity , which in many instances does not include a fairness...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... related to developing health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to reducing health disparities by race and health insurance status. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 health disparities race minority health mobile phone technology health policy Blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Different and Differenced Takes on Disparities Variously described in terms of disparities, inequities, differences, or inequalities, concerns about distributional equity emerged around the world as a primary theme in health-policy making during the last decade of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Deborah Stone Although racial and ethnic disparities in health have been on the federal government's agenda since 1985, no policy reforms have significantly reduced disparities. The question arises whether states can effectively address this issue without waiting for solutions from the national...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Kala Ladenheim; Rachel Groman How have state legislatures acted to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care? This article examines trends over time in state legislation related to disparities in care and access, proposed legislation during one biennial session, and contemporary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 185–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Brian K. Gibbs; Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson; Matthew D. McHugh; Amal N. Trivedi; Deborah Prothrow-Stith Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care, a major focus of Healthy People 2010 , remains on the national agenda and among the priorities for the administration of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lynn A. Blewett Duke University Press 2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 2000. Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Fact Sheet. AHRQ Publication No. 00-PO41. February. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. www.ahrq.gov/research/disparit.htm (accessed February 15...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 599–626.
Published: 01 August 2016
... return toward ideas of Rudolf Virchow and mid-nineteenth-century social medicine that social determinants and disparities are major drivers of population health. Since individual health and population health constitute the major determinants of health care utilization and expenditures, social...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
... ethnic disparities in health status and health care in the United States. We first review the history of the disparities issue to elucidate how the continual and persistent interplay between political action and scientific research drives government policy. We then analyze two recent government-sponsored...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 811–838.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Jason Schnittker; Ke Liang Although some scholars suggest that racial/ethnic concordance between physicians and patients will do much to eliminate disparities in medical care, the evidence for concordance effects is mixed. Using nationally representative data with an oversample of blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 789–801.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Keith Wailoo Abstract This article examines the history of concepts and frames (such as “equity” or “disparities”) and how these frames have guided public policies and explanations about differences in health across the population. Considering the emblematic case of cancer, which has stimulated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 885–908.
Published: 01 August 1995
... increasingly formalized purchaser and provider relationships. Contracts are found at the purchaser/provider interface in both systems. We reviewed American and British purchaser/provider contracts. The contracts address similar issues but often take disparate approaches. These dissimilarities illuminate the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created, briefly, an opportunity for states to address access problems more broadly with the participation of major stakeholders. This article uses a case study of Maine and comparisons with other states to argue that the payment disparities between public and private payers that have grown over time...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 803–838.
Published: 01 October 2005
... consumerism, advertising, and new forms of mass media; and Progressive reformers' conviction that education was a key component of any solution. The history of the malnutrition crisis presented in this essay synthesizes disparate histories concerning advertising, public health, education,consumerism...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 433–443.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Jerry L. Weaver There is a considerable body of literature that documents the higher infant mortality among American Blacks. This disparity has been attributed to many socioeconomic factors such as poor pre-and postnatal maternal health care, poor nutrition, inadequate housing, and so forth. Yet a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 227–256.
Published: 01 April 1977
... disparities in physician distribution, rationalize the organization of medical practice, and reduce physicians' incomes relative to other professional groups and possibly in absolute terms. The projected increases in the supply of physicians will give the federal government much more flexibility and...