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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Russ Lopez; Richard Campbell; James Jennings The Boston Schoolyard Initiative (BSI) is a policy effort to rebuild school yards in Boston through innovative citywide public-private partnerships. At the center of the initiative is a commitment to engage multiple stakeholders and utilize a bottom-up...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 551–557.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebekah E. Gee; Michelle M. Alletto; Anthony E. Keck Louisiana ranks forty-ninth nationally in birth outcomes indicators such as infant mortality and in the percentage of low birth weight and very low birth weight babies. This article describes the formation of the Birth Outcomes Initiative, a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Prevention endorsed and promoted this new definition when it launched the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative. In arguing that prenatal care was often too little too late, a group of maternal and child health experts in the United States attempted to spur improvements in population health and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1978) 3 (2): 196–234.
Published: 01 April 1978
... Initiative and State Response Christa Altenstetter, International Institute of Management4erlin and City University of New York, and James Warner Bjorkman, University of Wisconsin-Madison Absfract. This paper analyzes the continuity and change in the relationship...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 689–716.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Edith D. Balbach; Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz Enacted in 1988, Proposition 99 increased California's cigarette tax by 25 cents per pack and allocated a minimum of 20 percent of the revenues to fund anti-tobacco education. Tobacco control advocates had used an initiative to secure the tax...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 543–585.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz In this case study, we describe and analyze the development and passage of California’s tobacco tax initiative, Proposition 99, the Tobacco Tax and Health Promotion Act of 1988. We gathered information from published reports, public documents, personal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2002) 27 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Ezekiel J. Emanuel; Karen Titlow © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Commentary Evaluating Community-Based Health Initiatives: Identifying the Characteristics of Successful Initiatives and Evaluations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 5–30.
Published: 01 February 1995
... the Right Kind of Failure: Postwar National Health Insurance Initiatives in Canada and the United States Antonia Maioni McGill University Abstract Health insurance was one of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Initiatives Joel C. Cantor Dina Belloff Alan C. Monheit Derek DeLia...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 705–742.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Policy Implementation Initiative, Kingbridge Centre, King City, Ontario , April 25 . Yin, R. K. 2003 . Case Study Research: Design and Methods . 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Do Provincial Drug Benefit Initiatives Create an Effective Policy Lab...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 80–95.
Published: 01 February 1982
... is a large, stable segment of the prepaid industry that developed as a result of private sector and community concern long before the federal HMO Act of 1973, and it is their initiatives along with increasing investment activity by insurance companies and management companies in particular, that will...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 1997
... own managed care entities, share resources, and structure practice opportunities to support recruitment and retention of rural physicians and other health care professionals. The results of early network development initiatives indicate a need for state officials and others interested in encouraging...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 537–564.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Elizabeth Laposata; Allison P. Kennedy; Stanton A. Glantz Abstract Tobacco control advocates began to use ballot initiatives to enact tobacco control measures in the late 1970s. In response, the tobacco industry worked for over two decades to change laws governing initiative and referendum...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Rick Mayes; Thomas R. Oliver Why is it so politically difficult to obtain government investment in public health initiatives that are aimed at addressing chronic disease? This article examines the structural disadvantage faced by those who advocate for public health policies and practices to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 139–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
... provided substantial support to strengthen its role in US health care. While CER has generally captured bipartisan support, detractors have raised concerns that it will be used to ration services and heighten government control over health care. Such concerns almost derailed the initiative during passage...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 761–796.
Published: 01 August 2015
... percent, respectively. We propose further improvements to quality measurement initiatives. For example, programs that reward providers should consider reward size and distribution within the organization. Quality improvement initiatives should consider what encourages provider buy-in and participation and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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 to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 433–460.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael S. Sparer Nearly every state now encourages (or requires) its Medicaid beneficiaries to enroll in managed care. There is, however, extraordinary variation in every aspect of state managed care policy. In this article, I examine the managed care initiatives of two states, New York and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 203–236.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Thomas R. Oliver Over the past decade, state officials have pursued a variety of strategies to protect and expand health insurance coverage for their residents. This article examines the course of action in Maryland, where new initiatives were shaped around the state's unique hospital payment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
... policies, support for health initiatives grew over this period. During this same period, long-standing differences in support between rich and poor, old and young, educated and uneducated, all narrowed for health care, though they did not for other types of federal policies. The second part of this study...