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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 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): 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 889–920.
Published: 01 December 2010
... policy interventions to address these disparities. This article presents findings from an exploratory study of the public's values and priorities as they relate to social inequalities in health. Forty-three subjects were presented with a scenario depicting health inequalities by social class and were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 921–959.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Sarah E. Gollust; Paula M. Lantz; Peter A. Ubel Despite the salience of health disparities in media and policy discourse, little previous research has investigated if imagery associating an illness with a certain racial group influences public perceptions. This study evaluated the influence of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 187–214.
Published: 01 February 2011
... into these health disparities. We do so by first examining what is currently known about differences in morbidity and mortality for blacks and whites in the United States and the United Kingdom. We then turn to medical examination data by race and country of birth in an attempt to further untangle the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 1061–1095.
Published: 01 December 2011
... government-financed health insurance. Beliefs about social groups and causal attributions are, however, tightly intertwined. We find that when groups suffering ill health are defined in racial, class, or gender terms, Americans differ in their attribution of health disparities to individual behaviors versus...