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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Peter Davis; Roy Lay-Yee; Julie Fitzjohn; Phil Hider; Robin Briant; Stephan Schug The issues of patient safety and quality of care have gained policy attention with a growing appreciation of the scale and impact of medical injury in health systems. While the focus is clearly on the prevention of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Derry Ridgway During the first eight years of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), 786 contested claims were resolved through published judicial opinions. The likelihood of compensation depended in part on the closeness of the match between the described injury and a specified...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1145–1157.
Published: 01 October 1999
.... Berenson. 1998 . The Managed Care Blues and How to Cure Them. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. Managed Care and Medical Injury: Let’s Not Throw Out the Baby with the Backlash Randall R...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 463–467.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Barry R. Furrow Paul C. Weiler, Howard H. Hiatt, Joseph P. Newhouse, William G. Johnson, Troyen A. Brennan, and Lucian L. Leapey. A Measure of Malpractice: Medical Injury, Malpractice Litigation, and Patient Compensation . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1993. 178 pp. $29.95 cloth...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 June 2000
...David M. Studdert; Lori A. Fritz; Troyen A. Brennan Florida's Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan (NICA) is the most significant experiment with compensation for medical injury yet undertaken in the United States. As NICA enters its second decade of operation, maintaining the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 761–798.
Published: 01 August 2008
... injuries. Specifically, this article examines the federal constitutional issues raised by various proposals to replace traditional medical malpractice litigation in state courts with a federal system of administrative “health courts.” In doing so, we address the following constitutional issues: Is there...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1047–1053.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Sarah E. Gollust Anna Kirkland . Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury . New York : New York University Press , 2016 . 288 pp. $40.00 cloth. Meredith Wadman . The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease . New York : Viking...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 295–319.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Peter Davis; Roy Lay-Yee; Robin Briant; Alastair Scott How can different schemes of compensation for treatment injury be evaluated? This article offers an empirical approach to assessment based on the simulation of alternative models of eligibility using real-world data. It draws on information...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1035–1077.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephen D. Sugarman This article offers a bold new idea for confronting the staggering level of death, injury, and disease caused by five consumer products: cigarettes, alcohol, guns, junk food, and motor vehicles. Business leaders try to frame these negative outcomes as “collateral damage” that is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 581–597.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Leon S. Robertson; J. Philip Keeve Detailed analysis of work exposure and worker attributes failed to explain changes in injury claims in three plants, each in a separate state, during 1973-1980. When relative exposure to hazard and worker attributes are controlled, changes in injury rates are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 534–537.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Deborah A. Stone Leon S. Robertson, Injuries: Causes, Control Strategies, and Public Policy (Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1983), 219 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1984 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1984 534 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 725–760.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Paul J. Barringer; David M. Studdert; Allen B. Kachalia; Michelle M. Mello Periods in which the costs of personal injury litigation and liability insurance have risen dramatically have often provoked calls for reform of the tort system, and medical malpractice is no exception. One proposal for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 799–832.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Amy Widman; Francine A. Hochberg This commentary responds to the essay by Elliott, Narayan, and Nasmith wherein they propose that the federal government may preclude plaintiffs with medically inflicted injuries from bringing state common-law tort claims against those whose negligence caused their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 December 1986
..., mass screening, and safety regulation all became widely accepted strategies for improving health and reducing medical expenditures. By the mid-1980s, the dark side of each strategy became visible. Vaccinations can cause serious and permanent injuries; lifestyle factors are being used to raise insurance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 1991
..., age, severity of injury, allegations of negligence, and year of settlement. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 References American Medical Association. 1987 . Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the United States. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... suggests that a gasoline tax can have similar beneficial influences on reducing highway deaths and injuries. Moreover, if some proceeds of the tax are used to finance mass transit, the regressiviry of the tax can be ameliorated. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Allman...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 375–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Michelle M. Mello; Carly N. Kelly; Troyen A. Brennan After decades of inattention to the problem of medical injuries, patient safety is now occupying a prominent place on the health policy agenda and garnering renewed regulatory interest. Health care providers' behavior, with respect to patient...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 76–98.
Published: 01 February 1983
... associated economic costs to society. Because of data limitations, no attempt was made to estimate the excess nonfatal injuries and associated costs. We applied a variant of log-linear contingency-table analysis to the monthly counts of motorcycle fatalities in the 48 contiguous states over the period 1975...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 April 1984
... among the contested practices. Challenges to these arrangements uniformly assert an injury to competition; for example, that the contracts are a means of gaining monopoly power in some market. But these claims have lacked a solid theoretical basis for general hostility to exclusive dealing of this sort...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Bryan A. Liang Error in medicine is common and can lead to significant patient injury. Although successful systematic efforts to reduce human error have been applied in other complex systems, the field of medicine has just begun to make a broad-based effort in this regard. However, both research in...