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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 789–801.
Published: 01 October 2017
... University Press 2017 race health equity cancer health disparities Recently, the focus of many reform-minded scholars, funders, and some policy makers has shifted from disparities—reducing inequalities in mortality, incidence, and survival across groups—to equity, defined as focusing on “those...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Government of South Australia . Politics of Prevention Chronic Disease and the Shifting Focus of Public Health: Is Prevention Still a Political Lightweight...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (6): 917–933.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Lawrence R. Jacobs; Suzanne Mettler Research on stasis or change in public opinion toward health, health policy, and medical care tends to focus on short-term dynamics and to emphasize the impact of discrete messages communicated by individual speakers in particular situations. This focus on what...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (3): 427–453.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Carolyn Hughes Tuohy Abstract This article presents a way of understanding the linkage of expert and public opinion through a focus on policy narratives, which serve as deliberately crafted rhetorical bridges between expert discourses and broader cultural experiences. Across advanced nations...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (4): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 1998
... their primary focus by creating a quality assessment infrastructure. Prospective guide- line review by an independent board can also help ensure that the health care system focuses on patient well-being. For individual patients who feel that their personal care has been compromised to save money...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2021
... as it is institutionalized in the EU political system. Using a mixture of historical policy and legal analysis, the authors show how the evolution of the institutional space called public health in the EU has been shaped by the EU's distinctive constitutional nature, its focus on regulation, and the legacy of its focus...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (5): 957–986.
Published: 01 October 2013
... for increasing registration rates. This article uses a combination of survey and focus group methodologies to explore the reaction of Canadians to a reciprocity proposal. Our results suggest that the response is mixed. Participants are more convinced of the efficacy than they are of the fairness of a reciprocity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (4): 735–752.
Published: 01 August 1988
...David Falcone; David G. Warren During the 1980s, and particularly during the past year, controversy has arisen over the propriety of the not-for-profit hospital' s tax-exempt status. In addressing the issue, policy analysts and activists have focused attention on the comparative efficiency...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 February 1976
... organization resulting when issues of health are the organizing focus, and the benefits that were thought to result from efforts to increase citizen participation in social programs in the 1960's. When programs focused on increased citizen participation were initiated program administrators attempted...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (2): 190–211.
Published: 01 April 1977
... in the inspection process; and exposing the process and results of regulation to public scrutiny. Five proposals are offered for improving the regulatory environment. These focus on eliminating barriers to entry, supporting alternatives to institutionalization, federalizing the Medicaid program, abandoning...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (4): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to the psychological, socioeconomic, and political concerns of its intended audience. Critical analysis of the NBAC suggests that future health campaigns would benefit from more diverse review panels and from a greater focus on providing accurate risk information about probabilities and trade-offs in order to enable...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (6): 961–989.
Published: 01 December 2018
... time airings increasingly featured children, young adults, and people exercising. The most common informational messages focused on plan choice and availability of low-cost plans, but messages shifted over open enrollment cycles to emphasize avoidance of tax penalties and availability of financial...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 April 1999
...Steven J. Balla This article examines the impact of population demographics, health market characteristics, and government purchasing and regulation on the development of the HMO industry in the 1990s. I focus on two facets of development—HMO market share and the number of HMOs in operation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 801–832.
Published: 01 October 2002
...—for the community. This study argues that mental health policy fails because policy makers focus on the wrong risks and design policies that manage these risks in ways that increase the possibility of adverse clinical and economic outcomes. The argument made here uses the case of persons with severe mental illness...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Peter Davis; Roy Lay-Yee; Julie Fitzjohn; Phil Hider; Robin Briant; Stephan Schug The issues of patient safety and quality of care have gained policy attention with a growing appreciation of the scale and impact of medical injury in health systems. While the focus is clearly on the prevention...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (6): 889–926.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Mark Schlesinger Market-oriented strategies, embodied in managed competition, have become the primary focus of contemporary U.S. health policy. This dominance reflects the emergence of a bipartisan coalition of support among political elites. This study traces the historical evolution of elite...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... A framework of biosocial risk is quite flexible and may be applied to a variety of issues and programs; however, in this article we focus on the single case of low birth weight to illustrate our argument. In considering specific applications, we further explore how attention to biosocial interactions may...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (1-2): 29–52.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Karsten Vrangbæk; Terkel Christiansen In this article, we investigate developments in Danish health care policy. After a short presentation of its historical roots, we focus on the decades after the administrative reform of 1970, which shaped the current decentralized public health care system...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 71–92.
Published: 01 February 2006
... powerful discretion with both policy focus and approach. In this article we describe a research study that we conducted in 2001 (Liu, Rao, and Hu 2002). The study, which focused on China’s rural health insurance, captured the attention of China’s leaders. Major recommenda- tions from that study...