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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 245–248.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Mary G. Winkler Kathy Davis. Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery. New York: Routledge, 1995. 211 pp. $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Books...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 303–313.
Published: 01 April 2019
...David Barton Smith Abstract Unnecessary surgery has been a focus of health policy concern for decades. Such events are supposed to be prevented by the (a) self-policing of hospital medical staffs, (b) oversight of state medical boards, (c) third-party restrictions on payment, and (d) threat of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 June 1990
... operations. This article reviews the literature on SSOPs. It considers whether SSOPs are effective mechanisms for reducing health care costs, how SSOPs affect outcomes, how physician errors affect the value of SSOPs, and what noncon-firmation rates and rates of surgery indicate about the appropriateness of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
... expected based on statistical norms is difficult and should be viewed as no more than a first step in evaluating quality and price performance. Actual data on 37 hospitals that provide coronary artery bypass graft surgery in a metropolitan region are used to illustrate some major prospects, problems, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Marc A. Cohen; Tamara Barnea In recent years, dissatisfaction with aspects of the Israeli health care system has grown. Labor conflict and unrest, long waits for elective surgery, increases in out-of-pocket payments for health care, and declining government investment have given rise to a new...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 April 1996
... syncope (78 percent versus 73 percent; p = .42), discharged a patient with nonspecific chest pain (80 percent versus 80 percent; p = .88), and delayed surgery in a patient with nonspecific changes on a electrocardiograph (58 percent versus 68 percent; p = .18). Attitudes about malpractice also did not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2016) 41 (5): 1033–1045.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Outcome measures may be quite rudimentary, such as mortality rates, or highly contestable: survival or function after prostate surgery? When cost is an element of value-based purchasing, it is the cost to the value-based payer and not to other payers or patients’ families. The greatest value of value...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 2015
... covered in both programs (e.g., surgery that has been authorized but not yet performed; ongoing prescription medications for chronic illness; or some but not all therapy or counseling sessions have been completed); and (4) the loss of coverage for a service that is not a covered benefit in the new program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
... surgery are associated with weight loss but may not be ideal solutions for the majority of obese individuals. Certain comprehensive school-based interventions to change children's diets and promote physical activity have proved cost-effective. There is no magic bullet that will solve the problem of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 992–994.
Published: 01 October 2000
... interview subjects are drawn almost entirely from the pool of women involved in a “world- wide breast implant settlement” sets us up to hear the downside of breast implant surgery, to say the least. Throughout her book, Zimmerman is critical of Kathy Davis’s rather amazingly upbeat study of women assum...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 621–622.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 2013 Books Received Health Care Delivery Bodies in Formation: An Ethnography of Anatomy and Surgery Education. Rachel Prentice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. 312 pp. $89.95 cloth; $24.95 paper. Heath Care Market Strategy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 169–172.
Published: 01 April 2019
... conservative treatment options. Unlike drugs, surgical innovations are not subject to Food and Drug Administration review and may diffuse into general use without rigorous documentation of their safety and efficacy. In theory, patients are protected against unnecessary surgeries by oversight of state medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 777–827.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Indicators Overview. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/ (accessed May 24, 2009). Bazzoli, G. J., A. Gerland, and J. May. 2006 . Construction Activity in U.S. Hospitals. Health Affairs 25 : 783 -791. Birkmeyer, J. D. 2000a . High-Risk Surgery: Follow the Crowd. Journal of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 683–704.
Published: 01 August 1988
... editor]. HealthWeek 1 ( 7 ). Ermann , D. , and J. Gabel. 1985 . The Changing Face of American Health Care: Multi-hospital Systems, Emergency Centers and Surgery Centers. Medical Care 23 ( 5 ): 401 -20. Faulkner , P. et al 1981 . Many Diagnostic Tests May Be Unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1979) 3 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 1979
... the best hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. A small health problem required minor surgery-surgery which in a rational health care system would have been taken care of in the physician’s office or in an efficient and well equipped outpatient clinic. In this case I paid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 285–288.
Published: 01 April 2009
... the areas of primary care, surgery, emergency medicine, pharmaceuticals, and mental illness. A jumping-off point for the authors’ thoughts on this topic was an edi- torial in the New England Journal of Medicine claiming that “medicine is one of the few spheres of human activity in which the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 1985
... Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 Contributors Arthur J. Matas (M.D.) is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine. John Arras (Ph.D.) is currently the Philosopher-in- Residence, Department of Epidemiology and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 671–674.
Published: 01 August 2009
... associate with the World Cities Project, where he serves as a project manager and policy analyst. Previously, he was a fellow with the Health Subcommittee, Ways and Means Committee, U.S. House of Representatives; an attending surgeon, cardiothoracic surgery, St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 649–670.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Shorten Waiting Time for Cataract Surgery. Health Affairs 16 ( 5 ): 181 -190. Anderson, G. F., B. K. Frogner, R. A. Johns, and U. E. Reinhardt. 2006 . Health Care Spending and Use of Information Technology in OECD Countries. Health Affairs 25 : 819 -831. Barr, N. 1992 . Economic Theory...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1157–1177.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... We drew a representative random sample of 2,400 practicing Oregon physicians from licensing data. We oversampled specialties where physicians are at higher risk of medical malpractice liability (including emergency medicine, general surgery, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, radiology...
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