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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1999) 24 (2): 275–304.
Published: 01 April 1999
... characterized as a faith in the technocratic wish. In the 1990s, this faith in objective decision procedures has manifested itself through the emergence of outcomes assessment and the development of practice guidelines. Notably, a few states have sought to couple the practice guidelines movement with tort...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Troyen A. Brennan Practice guidelines are standardized specifications for managing particular clinical problems and are intended to improve the outcomes of medical care by increasing adherence to standards of care. They are also meant to make medicine more cost-effective by eliminating unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 137–169.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Gloria J. Bazzoli; David Marx, Jr.; Richard J. Arnould; Larry M. Manheim We examine the implications of the 1992 Horizontal Merger Guidelines for the hospital industry and subsequent policy statements that were developed for health care providers. Application of antitrust policy to hospitals has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Andrew L. Hyams; David W. Shapiro; Troyen A. Brennan The role of practice guidelines in malpractice litigation has been discussed in some theoretical detail. Little information is available, however, on how courts use guidelines or on the effort of state legislatures to explicitly link guideline...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 327–368.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Arnold J. Rosoff This article examines how courts are likely to apply evidence-based medicine, and particularly clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), in healthcare litigation involving quality-of-care and entitlement-to-benefits (coverage)claims. Exploring the “politics” of the current situation, it...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Colleen M. Grogan; Roger D. Feldman; John A. Nyman; Janet Shapiro While support for the development of clinical guidelines is widespread, there is little agreement about how they should be used. Because cost control is the force behind the medical effectiveness movement, the payers' preference, to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 249–266.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Recommendations based on sound research can then be brought forward as either guidelines or standards, and criteria exist by which valid guidelines and standards can be developed and promulgated. Nonetheless, gaps and deficiencies exist in current guidelines and in the methods for finding and synthesizing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gregory O. Ginn; Charles B. Moseley This study examined the effect of state community benefit laws and guidelines on the community health orientation and the provision of hospital-based health promotion services in hospitals. The sample included all not-for-profit and investor-owned acute-care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... nutritional targets are missed. Various iterations of school-based nutrition programs have proven to be ineffective and wasteful, yet policy leaders continue to consume tax dollars with their implementation. Although strict guidelines for evaluating scientific evidence were historically used to ensure...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 1998
... strategies on influencing physician decision making through financial incentives and guidelines. These two techniques have had some important contributions, especially in enhancing efficiency and standardizing care to a high level. Nevertheless, they pose a threat—and are perceived by the public to pose a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 702–731.
Published: 01 August 1984
... contentious, they often seek automatic formulae that will produce equitable results by rational calculation. In contrast, rate regulation in Europe is a method of refereeing between hospitals and alert third parties. Hospitals' prospective budgets are always scrutinized by regulators. Guidelines are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
... hospitals financially sound and accessible. The Ukiah case suggests the desirability of the merger guidelines that permit most mergers of small rural hospitals. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Allen , Robin . 1992 . Policy Implications of Recent Hospital Competition...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 565–579.
Published: 01 June 1988
... increasing numbers to stable patients in their homes. This paper examines the medical aspects, the economic issues, and the legal implications of such transfusions. Candidates for home transfusion must be carefully chosen primarily according to the medical guidelines for such treatment. Any legal issues must...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 99–135.
Published: 01 February 1995
... reduce claim frequency and severity and thereby improve the malpractice system primarily from the perspective of providers and insurers. Scholars and interested constituencies developed second-generation reforms, such as use of medical practice guidelines to set the standard of care, various no-fault...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 463–487.
Published: 01 June 1981
... suggests guidelines for insuring fair and balanced health information policies. Copyright © 1981 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1981 Computers, Medical Records, and the Right to Privacy Marc D. Hiller, University of New Hampshire and Vivian Beyda...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 April 1984
... was established to monitor the counties and provide them with state aid. Case studies in eight counties identified factors that influenced the effectiveness of the laws in modifying or reversing county proposals to close county hospitals or reduce other health services. Policy guidelines are suggested...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 27–44.
Published: 01 February 1994
... physicians, lending medical legitimacy to payer-promulgated practice guidelines, and creating additional clinical work around a false standard of medical certainty. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 References Aaron , Henry . 1990 . The Need for Reasonable Expectations. In...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 383–395.
Published: 01 April 1991
... Medical Association and the Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology should adopt guidelines similar to those established by the Voluntary Licensing Authority in London, which limit the number to be inserted to a maximum of three. Careful ultrasound monitoring could ensure that no more than three embryos...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 505–544.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Noncompliance resulted in children being exposed to sexually themed promotional messages more than 100 billion times. We argue that the guidelines are a coordinated effort by the industry to prevent unwanted federal regulation, and we introduce the concept of a blocking strategy to explain company behavior and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1111–1120.
Published: 01 December 2012
... sphere and the influence of law, economic interests, and international guidelines in making public health policy. It concludes by asking, with a comparative look at the United States, whether a European convergence on measures to control communicable disease is desirable. © 2012 by Duke University...