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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 649–670.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Roger Feldman In this article, I argue that unregulated markets will not find the right level of health care quality but that at the same time it is not clear that single-payer systems will do any better. My perspective combines the economic theory of public goods and the institutional payment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 675–696.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Paul D. Cleary Abstract In his seminal work on health care quality, Avedis Donabedian noted that patient satisfaction was a key indicator of health care quality, and in the 1970s and 1980s a great deal of research explored the determinants of patient satisfaction. Subsequently, attention shifted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Peter J. Hammer The American health care system embodies a complex amalgamation of fractured and conflicting parts. As such, any call to enhance quality or competition necessarily presupposes some ability to introduce greater harmony and coordination. But how does one make a complicated system work...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 761–796.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Eric Kessell; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Brent D. Fulton; Richard M. Scheffler; Stephen M. Shortell Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have proliferated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If ACOs are to improve health care quality and lower costs, quality measures will be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Brent D. Fulton; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) result in physician organizations' and hospitals' receiving risk-based payments tied to costs, health care quality, and patient outcomes. This article (1) describes California ACOs...
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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 February 1976) 1 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 February 1976
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 557–567.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Cara S. Lesser; Paul B. Ginsburg Drawing on observations from tracking changes in local health care markets over the past ten years, this article critiques two Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice recommendations to enhance price and quality competition. First, we take issue with the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2008) 33 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... health-care system is a mess. Costs are extremely high, the number of uninsured is high and growing, quality is declining, medical privacy is a thing of the past, and democracy has been corrupted thanks to the huge companies that have taken over our health-care sys- tem and the money they have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 245–255.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Steven W. Howard; Stephanie L. Bernell; Jangho Yoon; Jeff Luck; Claire M. Ranit Abstract To control Medicaid costs, improve quality, and drive community engagement, the Oregon Health Authority introduced a new system of coordinated care organizations (CCOs). While CCOs resemble traditional Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 491–497.
Published: 01 April 2014
... system. Davidson begins his discourse by asserting that the problems affecting health care can be grouped into three broad categories: access, cost, and quality. He notes that access problems stem from geographic locations with insufficient providers and a lack of affordable health insurance, and he...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 470–497.
Published: 01 June 1980
... assistants and nurse practi- tioners is far from conclusive, these new health practitioners (NHPs) appear to perform a large percentage of primary care services at a high level of quality and productivity. Moreover, the gap between the physician/NHP substitution ratio and the NHP/physician cost ratio...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Economic Review 72 : 1 -15. Bishop , C. 1988 . Competition in the Market for Nursing Home Care. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 13 : 341 -60. Braun , B. I. 1991 . The Effect of Nursing Home Quality on Patient Outcome. Journal of the American Geriatric Society 39 : 329...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 1069–1080.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Harvard Medical Practice Study I. New England Journal of Medicine 324 (6): 370 -376. Brennan, Troyen A., and Donald M. Berwick. 1996 . New Rules: Regulation, Markets and the Quality of American Health Care . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Carter, Richard. 1958 . The Doctor Business . New York...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 847–851.
Published: 01 August 1996
... the creed of my discipline—I am a historian, not a prophet. I am not forced to speculate on precisely how these two new ele- ments of the health care workplace will change the course of policy development. But, caveats aside, I might speculate that once analysts can easily measure the quality and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 237–268.
Published: 01 April 2004
... policy makers fashioned a package of laws they believed would lead to universal access to affordable, quality health care for all Oregonians. Oregon’s approach was based upon two widely accepted assumptions. The first was that universal access to health care could best be accom- plished by universal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
... Care Based on Volume, Quality, and Price: Prospects, Problems, and Unanswered Questions Mark S. Freeland, Health Care Financing Administration, Sandra S. Hunt, Coopers and Lybrand, and Harold S. Luft, University of California (San Francisco) Abstract...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 February 2019
... biases were related to patient-provider communication quality, treatment decisions, treatment adherence, and patient health outcomes (FitzGerald and Hurst 2017 ; Hall et al. 2015 ). More generally, meta-analytic reviews of studies conducted outside health care suggest that both implicit and explicit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Huw T. O. Davies; A. Eugene Washington; Andrew B. Bindman Standardized public reporting on the quality of health care (report cards)offers an opportunity to empower purchasers and consumers so that they can make choices that can result in better health care for less money. However,not all...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 531–574.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Mary D. Naylor; Ellen T. Kurtzman; Edward Alan Miller; Pamela Nadash; Peter Fitzgerald Abstract Health care in the United States is fragmented, inefficient, and rife with quality concerns. These shortcomings have particularly serious implications for adults with disabilities and functionally...