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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
...Leon S. Robertson The failure (sometimes with harmful effects) of many current public policies to reduce fatal motor vehicle crashes of teenaged drivers points up the need to consider a broader range of policy options. This article examines data on 236,205 drivers in fatal crashes, including 19,470...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 958–961.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Philip J. Cook H. Laurence Ross, Deterring the Drinking Driver. (Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1982), 129 pp., $22.95 Copyright © 1983 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1983 958 Journal of Health Politics, Poky and Law Those interested in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 977–1000.
Published: 01 December 2012
... present role in the Europeanization of communicable disease control is neither that of a driver nor that of an irrelevance. Instead, the ECJ has been responsible for four important elements of the environment that over time led to the Europeanization of communicable disease control in general and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
... no effect. This study examines the actual amount of alcohol in the blood of fatally injured drivers per licensed driver in states where more than 80 percent of such drivers were tested for alcohol and where licensure data were available for the period 1982–1986, The involvement of alcohol in fatal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 375–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... safety and health care quality improvement, is now being shaped by top-down regulation through statutes and administrative agency oversight, as well as bottom-up drivers such as tort litigation and the forces of the consumer-driven health care market. Patient safety today exemplifies that eclectic mix of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 427–452.
Published: 01 June 2005
... whether, and to what extent, the industry's abrupt change in course can be attributed to these laws. Based on extensive interviews with key informants in six representative states, the article concludes that these laws were not the primary driver of changes in managed care practices. However, patient...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 89–122.
Published: 01 February 2013
... public are involved, what weight they have in influencing decisions, how they are recruited and supported, and how potential conflicts of interests are addressed. Different emphases on rationales and drivers behind public engagement partly reflect the respective political environments. Interviewees...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 5–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Philip Rocco; Andrew S. Kelly; Daniel Béland; Michael Kinane Abstract Prices are a significant driver of health care cost in the United States. Existing research on the politics of health system reform has emphasized the limited nature of policy entrepreneurs’ efforts at solving the problem of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2017) 42 (6): 1127–1142.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reported significant savings, and evidence exists of capacity building among participating providers. We identify factors that may have contributed to the program's early success, but more work is needed to investigate the specific drivers of quality improvement and savings within Minnesota's ACO program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2013) 38 (5): 893–920.
Published: 01 October 2013
... for reform. What drives these divergent perceptions? We suggest that system performance plays a role in driving the long-term trend, but media content may also be an important driver as well, particularly for collective attitudes. Copyright © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Although...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1173–1183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... (odds ratio [OR]: 0.74, 95 percent; confidence interval [CI]: 0.57–0.98) and for practices located in higher-poverty neighborhoods (OR: 0.95, 95 percent; CI: 0.93–0.98). Although limited as a single-site study, our findings support the widespread consensus that payment rates are the strongest driver of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 711–744.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Robert Berenson Abstract Prices are the major driver of why the United States spends so much more on health care than other countries do. The pricing power that hospitals have garnered recently has resulted from consolidated delivery systems and concentrated markets, leading to enhanced negotiating...
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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 June 1982) 7 (3): 756–759.
Published: 01 June 1982
... and increase to about 4.0 for compacts and subcompacts.: The Peltzman theory that drivers understand the risks of small cars and other aspects of motor vehicle use and compensate accordingly6 is viewed favorably by these authors. Although some compensation may occur, no study that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Research 9 ( 4 ): 179 -89. Centers for Disease Control. 1983 . Blood Alcohol Concentration Among Young Drivers- U.S., 1982. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 32 : 646 -84. Crandall , R. W. , H. K. Graenspecht, T. E. Keeler, and L. B. Lave. 1986 . Regulating the Automobile. Washington...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
... employed and number of people not in the labor force. Wagenaar controlled for vehicle miles traveled. Neither unemployment study controlled for the many covariates considered in other studies, however, such as alcohol consumption, percentage of young drivers, average and standard de- viation of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 1993
.... Over the last twenty years Laurence Ross has established himself as the leading academic expert on policies that use legal threats to discourage people from driving while under the influence of alcohol. A decade ago he published Deterring the Drinking Driver: Legal Policy and Social Con- trol...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 447–452.
Published: 01 April 2001
....” After all, he asks, don’t you think public authorities ought to be checking whether school bus driv- ers, pilots, or police officers “are under the influence of illegal drugs?” The school bus driver, in particular, comes up again and again (2, 8, 13...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 759–761.
Published: 01 June 1982
... 80038). 9. L. Evans, P. Wasielewski, and C. R. vonBuseck, “Compulsory Seat Belt Usage and Driver Risk Taking Behavior” (Warren, Mich. : General Motors Research Laboratories, 1980). 10. L. S. Robertson, “A Critical Analysis of PeItzman% ‘The Effects of Automobile Safety...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 677–678.
Published: 01 August 2012
... High unit prices provide one driver of the United States’ excess health care expenditures. In many market areas, the combination of concentrated provider market power, fragmented private payers, and weak consumer incentives to constrain prices greatly aggravates this problem. A single...