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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 771–788.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and services. Enforcement efforts confront problems of proof, remedies whose effectiveness may be blunted by underlying residential segregation patterns, and a judiciary closed to legal challenges focusing on discriminatory impact rather than intentional discrimination. But Title VI enforcement has experienced...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 299–343.
Published: 01 April 2013
... describe key characteristics of the cases and the women, including socioeconomic status and race. Second, we investigate the legal claims made to justify the arrests, detentions, and forced interventions. Third, we explore the role played by health care providers. We conclude by discussing the implications...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Troyen A. Brennan; Robert F. Carter How to evaluate and apply probabilistic scientific evidence that cancer (or other diseases) have been caused by chemical substances (or other environmental agents) constitutes a critical problem which must be addressed by legal institutions. This article analyzes...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 215–230.
Published: 01 April 1986
...John A. Robertson The controversy over nontreatment of handicapped newborns arises in a context of criminal and civil law, against which the current controversy has unfolded. This article examines the legal setting and background under traditional criminal and civil law concepts of nontreatment...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (6): 1289–1294.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Scott L. Greer Cohen I. Glenn , ed. The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues . New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 454+xxiv pp. $95.00 cloth. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The American health care industry, as this book argues...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (2): 391–402.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Timothy E. Quill Linda L. Emanuel, ed. Regulating How We Die: The Ethical, Medical,and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted Suicide. Cambridge:Harvard University Press, 1998. 304 pp. $39.95 cloth; $18.95 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 American Medical Association...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 514–522.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Laurence R. Tancredi This paper addresses some of the ethical and legal issues involving the rights of psychiatric patients to refuse treatment. Particular attention is focused on two recently decided cases— Rogers v. Okins , and Rennie v. Klein —that deal with the rights of involuntarily committed...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (2): 293–313.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Douglas A. Hastings Increasingly, medical peer-review organizations are entering into contracts with insurance companies and self-insured employers to conduct utilization reviews and quality-of-care assessments. Such private review activities raise new legal issues, requiring analysis of state law...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 8 (4): 809–811.
Published: 01 August 1984
... University Joseph Lipscomb Stanley S. Herr, Stephen Arons, and Richard E. Wallace, Jr., Legal Rights and Mental-Health Care (Lexington, Mass. : Lexington Books, 1983), 180 pp., $22.95 The relationship between a variety of mental-health practitioners (psychiatrists...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 April 1984
... 1984 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1984 Restraint of Tkade through Hospital Exclusive Contracts: An Economic Appraisal of the Legal Theory William J. Lynk, Lexecon Inc. Abstract. The growth of antitrust litigation in the health care...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 440–459.
Published: 01 April 1982
... 1982 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1982 Sweden’s Crisis in Medical Care: Political and Legal Changes Richard M. Hessler and Andrew C. Twaddle, University of Missouri -Columbia Abstract. This research focuses on the political system behind...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 February 1982
...James D. Chesney The goal of having local health planning agencies represent their communities is considered. A basic premise is that the legal structure of an agency is related to how well a community is represented. This premise is tested, and two strategies are presented for building HSAs which...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 565–579.
Published: 01 June 1988
... in increasing numbers to stable patients in their homes. This paper examines the medical aspects, the economic issues, and the legal implications of such transfusions. Candidates for home transfusion must be carefully chosen primarily according to the medical guidelines for such treatment. Any legal issues must...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (6): 1156–1158.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Theodore R. Marmor Colleen M. Flood, Kent Roach, and Lorne Sossin, eds. Access to Care, Access to Justice: The Legal Debate over Private Health Insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 611 pp. $37.95 cloth Duke University Press 2006...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 741–771.
Published: 01 August 1989
... the spread of infection among the uninfected. Legal Rights and Communicable Disease: AIDS, the Police Power, and Individual Liberty Wendy E. Parmet, Northeastern University Abstract. The policy debate over AIDS has focused on how to balance the rights of individuals who...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Leon S. Robertson Although most research on the effect of minimum legal drinking age (LDA) laws on proxies for alcohol-related fatalities find effects of higher LDAs in reducing such fatalities, recent research that supposedly controls for drinking experience claims that higher LDAs have little...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
... in and implementation of patient safety measures may not occur without considering important legal issues that may impede these health policy efforts. Tort and contract law may interact with the vagaries of managed care to limit participation in these error reduction efforts by health care providers as well...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (6): 979–1010.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the political route and the interests of different actors to understand the process by which industrial interests are translated into legal realities in the world's largest harmonized market. Several factors influenced the outcome, including the role of the pharmaceutical unit of the Directorate General...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2013
... that any such praise should be tempered by an understanding of just how far outside mainstream legal understandings the chief justice's opinion strayed when considering constitutional issues that were unnecessary to the decision of the case and, in one instance, not ripe for judicial review. Except in its...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 383–395.
Published: 01 April 1991
... of the remaining embryos or to allow the mother to choose the number of babies she wishes to deliver. Physicians appear to rely on Roe v. Wade in assuming the legality of the procedure, although such an assumption may be erroneous. Rather than continue to implant an excessive number of pre-embryos, the American...