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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 February 1999
... Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Literacy Center, 1 with the support of the Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., addressed the problem by offering three national skills training workshops called Writing for the Medicaid Market. The training was marketed to public and private organizations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 261–284.
Published: 01 April 2009
... others. Several policy measures need to be undertaken in order to accelerate the appropriate use of digital technology by health care consumers of all kinds. These include improving education and technological literacy and providing access to low-cost digital technology. Without a consumer complement to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... related to developing health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to reducing health disparities by race and health insurance status. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 health disparities race minority health mobile phone technology health policy Blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 February 1999
... the material that forms the basis of his article while studying at the Schools of Law and Public Health at the University of California—Berkeley. He is employed by Lineberry Research Associ- ates in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Jane Root is a cofounder of the Maine AHEC Health Literacy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1131–1162.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Pathways and Policies. Health Affairs 21 (2): 60 -76. Ägren, G., and A. Hedin. 2000 . The New Swedish Public Health Policy . Stockholm: National Institute of Public Health. www.fhi.se/shop/material_pdf/Nyafoh.pdf . American Medical Association, Ad Hoc Committee on Health Literacy for the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 February 2007
... 2007 Books Received Health Care Delivery Accountability in Social Services: The Culture of the Paper Program. Jill Florence Lackey. Binghamton, NY: Haworth, 2006. 118 pp. $39.95 cloth; $14.95 paper. Advancing Health Literacy : A Framework...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1203–1212.
Published: 01 December 2015
... percent to 250 percent FPL — producing just 73 percent AV in silver. This small bump in assistance may not have been enough to persuade many from enrolling in bronze plans instead. Unfortunately, due to low levels of health insurance literacy (Levitt 2014 ), some enrollees were not familiar with the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 209–235.
Published: 01 February 2014
... reasons to believe that information alone — no matter how well presented — is insufficient. We also need to consider whether people are able to use that information. But the average American has low levels of quantitative and financial literacy: research among participants in the Massachusetts Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 2015
... burden of obesity ( GovExp , ExtNCD ), the level of resources ( GDP , Physicians , and Beds ), and increased citizen concern and awareness through information ( Literacy and Internet ), had a statistically significant association with the presence of national obesity policies. 4 The only...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 327–366.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... A. DeWalt, M. P. Pignone, S. L. Sheridan, K. N. Lohr, L. Lux, S. F. Sutton, et al. 2004 . Literacy and Health Outcomes . AHRQ Publication No. 04–E007–2,Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,January. Bero, L. A., and Drummond Rennie. 1996 . Infl uences on the Quality of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 505–544.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Patients with Low Literacy Skills . 2nd ed. Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott . Donohue Julie M. Cevasco Marisa Rosenthal Meredith B. . 2007 . “A Decade of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs.” New England Journal of Medicine 357 , no. 7 : 673 – 81...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2019) 44 (3): 455–478.
Published: 01 June 2019
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2019) 44 (3): 505–531.
Published: 01 June 2019
... white. This group of white Democrats reestablished their dominance by using a poll tax, a literacy test, and a property requirement to determine who could vote. The new constitution dramatically weakened the powers of Mississippi's governor just in case the day came that enough black people voted to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 821–837.
Published: 01 August 2015
... address three major community health issues: reducing risky behaviors among young people (i.e., teen pregnancy, smoking, and drinking); improving transportation; and supporting families and children through literacy training and preventing domestic violence. The coalition helped pass a no-smoking...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1087–1101.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., stems from a lack of “public education” (IOM 2015 ; see chap. 6), even “civic literacy” (Meslin et al. 2014 ), the correction of which will create the “common vocabulary” (IOM 2015 : 348) needed to discuss the real facts and painful issues surrounding end-of-life care. For example, most people don't...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 535–546.
Published: 01 June 2005
... T. O. Davies and Manouche Tavakoli. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. 291 pp. $89.95 cloth. Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion. Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2004. 345 pp. $47.95 cloth. Leading a Patient-Safe...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 739–748.
Published: 01 October 2017
... source of health information. The authors conclude that mobile technologies may hold promise for helping to develop health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to the reduction of health disparities by race and health insurance status. Immigration policy and health policy have become...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 June 2002
... difficulty comprehending or making use of report card data (e.g., those with limited education, those for whom English is not their first language, those with literacy problems or learning difficulties as well as those who are seriously sick or mentally unwell) and those who may comprehend but simply...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 961–984.
Published: 01 October 2017
... ). Relatedly, immigrants' lack of literacy of the complex US health care system (i.e., primary versus specialty care) limits their ability to adequately use health services when they have coverage (Tarraf, Vega, and González 2014 ). Much of what researchers know about immigrants' health care coverage and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 989–1012.
Published: 01 October 2014
... improving the worker's health will carry the benefits of those investments to his or her new job as surely as he or she will carry the most basic skills such as literacy and numeracy. This situation suggests that investment in worker health by employers will be systematically undersupplied to the extent...