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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 3 (4): 555–567.
Published: 01 August 1979
.... Different choices have profoundly different consequences for costs and numbers and types of patients served. This paper considers different roles and their consequences for one alternative: geriatric day care. The issues raised apply to other alternatives. Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 February 1981
... long-term beds may be the least desirable policy alternative. Copyright © 1981 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1981 The Geriatric .Long-Stay Hospital Patient: A Canadian Case Study Evelyn Shapiro and Noralou P. ROOS,University of Manitoba Abstract...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 381–384.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Howard A. Palley William Halsey Barker, Adding Life to Years: Organized Geriatric Services in Great Britain and Implications for the United States (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987), 237 pp., $35.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (2): 349–352.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Robert B. Hudson Christine K. Cassel. Medicare Matters: What Geriatric Medicine Can Teach American Health Care. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. 254 pp. $27.50 cloth. Duke University Press 2007 Books Christine K...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (6): 1005–1041.
Published: 01 December 2007
... to acknowledge care inside health care facilities and in conjunction with community services. It reveals that family caregivers — untrained, undersupported, and unseen — constitute a “shadow workforce,” acting as geriatric case managers, medical record keepers, paramedics, and patient advocates to fill dangerous...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (1): 62–72.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Eleanor G. Feldbaum; Merle B. Feldbaum “Reluctant” best describes health professionals' attitudes toward caring for the elderly. This article examines work plans of student nurses and work practices of registered nurses to ascertain who actually cares for the aged. Investigation of geriatric nurses...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (2): 353–356.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Jonathan Oberlander Marilyn Moon. Medicare: A Policy Primer. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2006. 232 pp. $26.50 paper. Duke University Press 2007 Books Christine K. Cassel. Medicare Matters: What Geriatric Medicine Can...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 219–228.
Published: 01 February 2006
... by Duke University Press 2006 Beisecker, A. E., and T. Thompson. 1995 . The Elderly Patient-Physician Interaction. In Handbook of Communication and Aging Research , ed. J. Nussbaum and J. Coupland, 397 -416. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Blanchette, P. L., and B. Flynn. 2001 . Geriatric Medicine...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (1): 280–282.
Published: 01 February 1982
... field of geriatric assessment. I have no doubt that this book will very quickly establish itself as a fixture in gerontology courses. It contains not only a comprehensive review of measures of physical, mental and social functioning (and their combination), but also a set of cogent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (2): 163–180.
Published: 01 April 1978
.... But the nation as a whole still lacks commitment to, or even full understanding of, the relation of such social supports to health status and the need for health services. 4. Encourage the development of geriatrics as afield of concentration for the health professions. Increasing interest...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 384–386.
Published: 01 April 1988
... After a review of geriatric-focused programs conducted or financed by the Vet- erans Administration, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Medicare and Medicaid waivers (including a variety of health maintenance organization and social health maintenance organization experiments), Barker...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 June 1981
... (with D. R. Fabian) of The Geriatric Imperative: An Introduction to Geron- tology and Clinical Geriatrics (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 198 1) co-author (with H. M. Somers) of Health and Health Care: Policies in Perspective (Aspen, 1977), and author of numerous other books and articles in the fields...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (1): 282–284.
Published: 01 February 1982
... to be shown how to observe small changes in functional abilities as a step toward engaging their participation in a team effort. (page 3) Measuring offers the neophyte practitioner a set of tools, albeit rudi- mentary ones, with which he can take up the challenge of geriatric care. Without...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 February 2009
... in Health Affairs, a study of hospital charity care utilization by uninsured elderly patients published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Soci- ety, and an analysis of variability in hospital occupancy rates published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. Jonathan Engel is professor...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 August 1992
... and Pensioners Insurance (NHI) governments NHI associations 167 associations 4,060 3.3 Elderly b Geriatric Health Act Municipal 10,034 8.0 governments a. Includes dependents. b. Insured under provisions of the Geriatric Health Act of 1982...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 February 1984
... increases in expenditures for geriatric care. In 1981, total health care expenditures had reached 9.8 percent of the gross national product for this country.’ The elderly, about 11 percent of the population,2 accounted for 29 percent of health care expenditures. Despite these expenditures...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 595–631.
Published: 01 April 1997
... Costs: Why Employers Won Another Round. Business and Health 14(3) (March): 49 -51. Freudenheim , M. 1994 . To Economists, Managed Care Is No Cure-All. New York Times, 6 September, p. A1. Friedman , B. , and R. L. Kane. 1993 . HMO Directors’ Perceptions of Geriatric Practice in Medicare...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (3): 549–564.
Published: 01 June 1985
... intensive rehabilitation therapy if functional capability is to be maintained. Recently, it has been shown that in- tensive, multidisciplinary, geriatric assessment and therapy can improve functional level of outcome, reduce readmissions, reduce nursing-home admissions, and de- crease mortality...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Rodwin and Okamoto ■ Physicians’ Conflicts 347 balancing them. For example, in geriatric and chronic care the state pays for rehabilitative and other services it wants in order to encourage using fee-for-service; and it uses bundled or per-diem fees for medications...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 239–273.
Published: 01 April 1999
... and Compliance with Institutional Policies in a Long-Term Care Facility. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 40 ( 7 ): 679 -684. Beales , H. , R. Craswell, and S. Salop. 1981 . The Efficient Regulation of Consumer Information. Journal of Law and Economics 24 ( 3 ): 491 -544. Beauchamp...