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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 1145–1157.
Published: 01 October 1999
.... A. 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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (6): 1083–1096.
Published: 01 December 2016
... health law and policy debates offer important opportunities for public health advocates to reach across silos to promote the population perspective that unites the field. The article explores contrasting explanations for disease, injury, premature death, and health disparities offered by the population...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (6): 1137–1149.
Published: 01 December 2016
... unearthed a more complex picture that casts vaccine hesitancy in the context of broader notions of lack of trust in government and industry. At the same time, commentators have highlighted limitations of the vaccine injury compensation program and US Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 401–440.
Published: 01 June 2002
... on their behavior, and identify beneficial public and private policies. All groups were trying to reduce medical injury,which was part of the sample design. The most commonly targeted problems are those that are similar across groups: shortcomings in diagnosis, abnormal tests follow-up, scope of practice...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (5): 883.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the source of a $25,000 challenge grant announced at the conference. The grant's purpose is to enable the NVIC to fund its own research into vaccine injuries, such as a much-touted study comparing the health of vaccinated and unvaccinated children (Bryant 2009). The Dwoskins are major Democratic Party donors...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
...) were discharged to home care. Only 44.6 percent of the patients with uncompensated care had no insurance; 46.8 percent had some form of commercial insurance which covered part of the charges for care. The most common diagnosis for these patients was pregnancy and childbirth (22.8 percent), with injury...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 691–705.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Cynthia L. Gallup In 1987, Virginia initiated no-fault compensation for birth-related neurological injuries in an attempt to ensure the availability of malpractice insurance for the state's obstetricians. This paper explores some possible causes for the refusal of Virginia's insurers to write...