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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 853–872.
Published: 01 October 2018
... does not fit the OECD definition because the OECD considers only family and general practitioners as generalists. OECD numbers reinforce a tendency to define primary care as family and general practitioners, without recognizing the diversity of generalist physicians providing care. In addition, while...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 675–690.
Published: 01 August 1980
..., dental hygienists and physi- cian assistants to tasks delegated to them by other licensed practitioners. Nurse practitioners are more difficult to categorize given the wide varia- tion among state laws, but generally they are permitted to perform certain functions of a routine and low-risk nature...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 447–469.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Dorothy Robyn; Jack Hadley This article considers a number of issues which might arise in formulating policy for new health occupations. Its particular focus is on nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants and their treatment under potential national health insurance arrangements. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1413–1431.
Published: 01 December 1997
..., Alberta, and British Columbia. Early negotiations between physicians over changes in relative fees favored general practitioners because they were the dominant voting block within the associations. Despite fewer gains in the fee arena, specialists were willing to remain in the associations because all...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1985
... paid by general practitioners, ophthalmologists, and orthopedic surgeons during 1974–78. The empirical results of the study presented here give no indication that individual state legislative actions, or actions taken collectively, had their intended effects on premiums. Several explanations for this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 141–164.
Published: 01 February 2011
... specialization; the division in British medicine between general practitioners and specialists; and the characteristics that we identify of established successful IHCDSs, which created formidable barriers to entry for a new IHCDS. This explains why currently the most promising organizational developments in U.S...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 June 1981
... nurses.95 The Attorney General further stated that nurse practitioners may not treat, and may not pre- scribe or dispense medication, under standing and/or written orders. Ac- cording to the Texas Nurses Association, this ruling places nurses in legal jeopardy and seriously impairs the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 744–745.
Published: 01 June 1982
... In contrast to many other Western health care systems, Britain’s Na- tional Health Service continues to rely heavily on the general practitioner. Every Briton is registered with a GP, who is not only responsible for pro- viding all-round primary care in return for an annual capitation fee...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 815–834.
Published: 01 August 1999
... through, common in the literature of the 1960s on organizational decision making (e.g., Braybrooke and Lindblom 1963) and in popular parlance (Maddox 1972). In retrospect, I did not sense an inclination on the part of that era’s general practitioners (GPs) to oppose giving over the specialty care of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 389–410.
Published: 01 June 1984
... imbalanced “political market” in health policy. This study examines an important aspect of the antitrust enforcement process, the decision by a state attorney general to undertake an aggressive antitrust enforcement program in the health area. Three variables were found to explain this decision: the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 573–597.
Published: 01 June 2013
... overdosing. Schwab et al. (2002) examined the case of a patient whose general practitioner pre­ scribed a verapamil brand (Verasal), but the patient continued to take another verapamil brand (Veramexas) prescribed at a previous stay in a hospital. Thus she received two preparations of verapamil...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 438–442.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Rongal D. Nikora; Deborah R. McFarlane World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health. Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health . Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2008. 246 pp. $40.00 paper, or free...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 485–512.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Cassandra M. Sweet Abstract When patents expire, are equivalent generic alternatives available to citizens? This article contributes to current discussion on access to medicine in the aftermath of the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 973–994.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Rita Linggood; Frank Govern; C. Norman Coleman The processes by which academic medicine will train the next generation of physicians and develop new knowledge have brought to the forefront the relationship between academic medical centers and community hospitals and practitioners. Over the past...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 199–213.
Published: 01 April 1986
..., generated ethical controversy. Practitioners, patients, families, and society as a whole in the 1960s began to raise perplexing questions, such as how to place moral limits on the use of this life-saving tech- nology. In whose hands did such decisions properly rest? What concept of “harm” and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 99–135.
Published: 01 February 1995
... second-generation malpractice reform has been the use of medi- cal practice guidelines in defining and adjudicating malpractice liability. Medical practice guidelines, as defined by the Institute of Medicine, are systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient de- cisions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1998) 23 (5): 743–770.
Published: 01 October 1998
...Carol S. Weissert; Susan L. Silberman In the past few years, eleven states have directed medical schools in their states to produce more primary care practitioners or to change the training of physicians to make careers in primary care more attractive to medical students. This article outlines the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 470–497.
Published: 01 June 1980
... sorted generically as physicians’ assistants (PAS), who practice under guidelines developed by state boards of medicine, and nurse practitioners (NPs), who practice under guidelines developed by state boards of nursing. By the end of the about 22,100197Os, of these new health practitioners...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 297–328.
Published: 01 April 2012
... principal investigator or coprinci- pal investigator conducted all of the interviews. Topics discussed included the general legal and policy-­making environment and training on the legal requirements that practitioners receive for public health prepared- ness; strategies for understanding and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1049–1055.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Peter D. Jacobson Improving our understanding of how the public health system should be organized is important, because the system's organizational structure makes a significant difference to the public's health. How the system is structured influences a practitioner's ability to respond and the...