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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mark A. Hall Timothy Stoltzfus Jost. Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. 265 pp. $79.95 cloth; $22.95 paper. Duke University Press 2008 Books Steven Epstein...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (2): 373–376.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Barry G. Rabe Kathryn Harrison and George Hoberg. Risk, Science, and Politics: Regulating Toxic Substances in Canada and the United States . Montreal, Quebec, and Kingston, Ontario: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994. 235 pp. $49.95 cloth; $17.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (4): 719–750.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Helene Levens Lipton; Jonathan D. Agnew; Marilyn R. Stebbins; Angela Kuo; R. Adams Dudley As drug costs rose in the 1990s, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) began transferring risk for prescription drug expenditures to physician groups. With principal-agent theory as a framework for...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (3): 463–482.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Ann G. Lawthers; A. Russell Localio; Nan M. Laird; Stuart Lipsitz; Liesi Hebert; Troyen A. Brennan We explore the deterrent effect of the tort system by assessing physician perceptions of the risk of being sued and the impact of those perceptions on their own practice. The data are from a mailed...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2005
...David Blumenthal; Joel S. Weissman; Melissa Wachterman; Evette Weil; Randall S. Stafford; James M. Perrin; Timothy G. Ferris; Karen Kuhlthau; Rainu Kaushal; Lisa I. Iezzoni Risk adjustment (RA) consists of a series of techniques that account for the health status of patients when predicting or...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Joel S. Weissman; Melissa Wachterman; David Blumenthal Health-based risk adjustment has long been touted as key to the success of competitive models of health care. Because it decreases the incentive to enroll only healthy patients in insurance plans, risk adjustment was incorporated into Medicare...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 801–832.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the community. This study argues that mental health policy fails because policy makers focus on the wrong risks and design policies that manage these risks in ways that increase the possibility of adverse clinical and economic outcomes. The argument made here uses the case of persons with severe...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
... they document that interactions between parental low birth weight status and prenatal environment are associated with the risk of a low birth weight, and that interactions between a child's birth weight status and early childhood environment are associated with adult socioeconomic outcomes. In this...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (4): 637–648.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Judy M. Hopkinson Duke University Press 2007 Akobeng, A. K., A. V. Ramanan, I. Buchan, and R. F. Heller. 2006 . Effect of Breast Feeding on Risk of Coeliac Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Archives of Disease in Childhood 91 : 39 -43. Ball...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (1): 141–146.
Published: 01 February 2016
... deaths per year to a lack of health insurance. In 2007, the American Cancer Society gave voice to the real people at risk of these deaths, asserting that “lack of access will be a bigger cancer killer than tobacco” (Sack 2007 ). On grounds that research would be of little use as long as so many cancer...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (5): 679–716.
Published: 01 October 2009
... dominated by Blue Cross) and strong urban-academic hospitals tended to adopt regulatory strategies for cost containment that led to broader forms of pooling and financing the costs of health risks—which subsequently positioned them to pursue major, solidaristic reform on favorable terms. On the other hand...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (3): 401–425.
Published: 01 June 2018
... essential to taking advantage of these opportunities. Public policy making can be a complex process, and even the highest-quality evidence is only one of many factors considered and balanced during deliberations. We use a recent research report focused on social risk factors and provider performance as an...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (5): 1003–1018.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Evolution of Medical Groups and Capitation in California . Oakland: California Healthcare Foundation. Center for Studying Health System Change. 2000 . Insolvency and Challenges of Regulating Providers that Bear Risk. Issue Brief from HSC , 26 February. Chernew, M., M. E. Cowen, D. M. Kirking, D. G...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (1): 120–143.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Kenneth T. Bogen Increasingly, calls are being made for government regulatory agencies to rely on quantitative risk-benefit analysis, in a framework of cost-benefit balancing, to determine acceptable levels of public health risk arising from regulated activities. In condoning the trade-off of...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (4): 1075–1078.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Stephen H. Linder William Leiss and Christina Chociolko. Risk and Responsibility . Montreal, Quebec, Canada: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994. 405 pp. $55.00 cloth, $22.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews 1075...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (2): 325–332.
Published: 01 April 1984
...Daniel Metlay Richard Wilson and Edmund Crouch, Risk/Benefit Analysis (Cambridge, Mass: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1982), 218 pp., $25 .OO; Baruch Fischhoff, Sarah Lichtenstein, Paul Slovic, Stephen L. Derby, and Ralph L. Keeney, Acceptable Risk (New York: Cambridge University Press...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 726–729.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Jean Reith Schroedel Dorothy Nelkin and Michael S. Brown, The Workers at Risk: Voicesflorn the Workplace (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984), 220 pp., $20.00 Copyright © 1985 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1985 Dorothy Nelkin and Michael...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (3): 463–481.
Published: 01 June 1986
... goals for the states that may be impossible to achieve. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Hard Choices: Targeting Long-Term Care to the “At Risk” Aged William G. Weissert, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Abstract. Recent expansion of Medicaid...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (4): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Joan B. Wolf From June 2004 to April 2006, cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Ad Council, the National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign (NBAC) warned women that not breast-feeding put babies at risk for a variety of health problems. “You'd never take risks...
in Why Is Infant Mortality in the United States So Comparatively High? Some Possible Answers > Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 3 Proportion of Births and Risk of Infant Mortality for Foreign-Born to US-Born Women: All Births, United States, 2007–10 Source : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2016 Figure 3 Proportion of Births and Risk of Infant Mortality for Foreign-Born to US-Born Women: All Births More