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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Marc A. Rodwin; AtoZ (Etsuji) Okamoto Japanese health policy shows that even with physician ownership and the absence of for-profit, investor-owned health care, physicians' conflicts of interest thrive. Physician dispensing of drugs and ownership of hospitals and clinics were justified in Japan as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Naoki Ikegami Japan was the first non-Western country to introduce social insurance and the first to achieve universal coverage. It has been very successful in helping to bring about high health levels among its citizens at reasonable cost. Consequently, it provides a unique model for the newly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 197–226.
Published: 01 February 1982
... of incremental “muddling-through” rather than an orderly and rational process; and that the history of social insurance in Japan reflects primarily the preferences of the dominant political-economic elites, and only secondarily the needs and demands of ordinary Japanese citizens. Finally, the article...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1129–1149.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Naoki Ikegami Japan has managed to provide universal coverage at relatively low cost by containing prices and restricting the conditions for which services can be billed in the compulsory social health insurance (SHI) program. However, decline in Japan's economic growth ushered in new actors backed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Naoki Ikegami Case-mix-based payment was developed for hospital chronic care units in Japan to replace the flat per diem rate and encourage the admission of patients with higher medical acuity and was part of a policy initiative to make the tariff more evidence based. However, although the criteria...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 571–613.
Published: 01 June 1995
.... Evidence from Germany, Japan, Canada, and Great Britain suggests that, longitudinally, policy makers everywhere have tried to increase state autonomy in health care, and this has generally triumphed over even effectively mobilized providers. The countries that have most successfully restrained the growth...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 265–290.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Mae Thamer; Niall Brennan; Rafael Semansky Six countries—Canada, France, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States—were studied to compare public policies affecting the development and marketing of pharmaceuticals for rare diseases (i.e., orphan drugs). Information was obtained from...
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 2 Public Share of Health Spending in Eighteen Rich Democracies, 1960–2010 Note : In this figure and throughout, the last time-point available for Australia, Japan, and the Netherlands is 2009. For brevity, we simply refer to 2010 as the endpoint. Figure 2. Public Share of Health More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 863–898.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Growth , ed. P. Aghion and S. Durlauf, 385 -472. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Agress, P. 1983 . Problems Encountered in Marketing U.S. Medical Devices in Japan: Discussions between Two Governments Aimed at Easing Difficulties. Food, Drug, Cosmetic Law Journal 38 : 43 -47. Berridge, V. 1996 . AIDS...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1083–1084.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Rutgers University Press, 2009. 265 pp. $45.95 cloth. Women’s Rights? The Politics of Eugenic Abortion in Modern Japan. Masae Kato. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. 245 pp. $49.95 paper. 1084 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Public and Environmental Health Populations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 April 1987
... gas used in the production of plastic-but he delivers a subtle and insightful account of con- trasting institutional styles of regulation iq the United States, Japan, Great Britain, France, and West Germany. In so doing, the author makes an important con- tribution to our understanding of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 613–636.
Published: 01 August 1992
...-Japan, Germany, the United King- dom, Canada, or the United States-has followed either theory to its extreme. Instead, they differ in the degree to which they rely on market forces and regulation to constrain health care expenditures and to allocate resources. At one end of the spectrum...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 321–323.
Published: 01 February 1982
... several articles on Japanese health care policies and politics, and a book entitled Doctors in Politics: The Political Life of the Japan Medical Association (New York: Praeger, 1973). During 1981-82, he will be a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan and will spend six months in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 443–446.
Published: 01 April 2000
.... She is a geriatrician and nationally known expert on end- of-life issues. AtoZ (Etsuji) Okamoto is assistant professor of public health at Kindai Medical School in Osaka, Japan. With a background in both medical and legal fields, he has authored many...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 292–293.
Published: 01 February 1982
.... $27.50 When the Twain Meet: The rise of western medicine in Japan. By John Z. Bowers, M.D. 173 pp. Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1981. $14.00 Environmental Health Issues Alternatives to Regulation: Managing risks to health, safety and the environ- merrt. By Michael s...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 803–804.
Published: 01 August 2011
... pp. $45.95 cloth. International Health and Comparative Health Studies Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine: The United States, France, and Japan. Marc A. Rodwin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 374 pp. $29.95 cloth. The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1448–1449.
Published: 01 December 1997
..., 1997. 368 pp. $44.95 paper. Comparative Health Policy Health Policy Reform, National Variations, and Globalization. Christa Altenstetter and James Warner Bjorkman, eds. London: Macmillan, 1997. 405 pp. $65.00 cloth. Economics and Financing Containing Health Care Costs in Japan. Naoki Ikegami...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 February 2012
...: Subcontracting and Health in the French Civil Nuclear Industry. Annie Thébaud-Mony. Amityville, NY: Baywood, 2011. 264 pp. $56.95 cloth. War and Health Insurance Policy in Japan and the United States: World War II to Postwar Reconstruction. Takakazu Yamagishi. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Uni- versity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1089–1092.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Ikegami Keio University, Japan George Bennett France Istituto di Studi sul Regionalismo e Katharina Janus Federalismo, Italy Columbia University David Frankford Timothy Jost Rutgers University in Camden...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1309–1312.
Published: 01 October 1997
... University Press, 1997. 426 pp. $49.50 cloth, $17.50 paper. Comparative Policy Containing Health Care Costs in Japan. Naoki Ikegami and John Creighton Camp- bell, eds. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. 311 pp. $45.00 cloth. The Economic Effects of Aging in the United States and Japan...