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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1991) 16 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Eric T. Juengst Philip R. Reilly. The Surgical Solution: A History of Involuntary Sterilization in the United States. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 190 pp. $19.95 cloth. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 830 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Phoebe A. Lindsey; Joseph P. Newhouse Second surgical opinion programs (SSOPs) have been used since 1972 by both public and private insurers to improve the patient's information and decision processes and to reduce operative risks and costs attributable to questionable and perhaps unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 191–227.
Published: 01 February 1989
... certification of transplant centers; the evaluation of new surgical procedures; and the issues of financing, distributive justice, and rationing of scarce medical resources. The author finds that the media, though powerful in affecting transplant policy, have not been subjected to critical analysis. Organ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 227–256.
Published: 01 April 1977
...-graduate MDs and DOs in the U.S. is projected to increase by approximately 50 percent in the decade ending in 1985. The number of active physicians per 100,000 population is similarly expected to increase by approximately one-third. The production of surgical specialists, in particular, appears to be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 115–167.
Published: 01 February 1989
... which designation decisions rest is weak. The authors then review the literature on the relationship between volumes and outcomes on surgical services with particular reference to organ transplantation, which on the whole suggests that a relationship between volumes and outcomes exists. Original...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1307–1330.
Published: 01 December 1999
... hypothesize that physicians consider relative payment rates when choosing which patients to treat in their practices. When Medicare reduces its payments for surgical procedures, as it did in the late 1980s, physicians are predicted to treat more privately insured patients because they become more lucrative...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 513–538.
Published: 01 June 2017
... corporatist actors and by the Federal Joint Committee as the regulator. Minimum volumes regulation was inspired by scientific evidence suggesting a positive relationship between service volume and patient outcomes for complex surgical interventions. Federal legislation was introduced in 2002 to delegate the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 239–261.
Published: 01 April 1988
... derived from a standard monopoly pricing model. Spurred in part by our work, numerous empirical studies of the demand inducement model have been conducted. These studies found little evidence of demand inducement for primary care physician services. Demand inducement may exist in the market for surgical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Richard Schwindt; Aidan R. Vining Improvements in surgical procedures and immunosuppressive practices have greatly increased the range and success rate of organ transplants. Unfortunately, supply does not meet demand, and demand is increasing. This paper documents the current level of unsatisfied...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the hospital events, the typical successful claimant was younger and female and was much more likely to have experienced a surgical adverse event that, while unexpected, was not due to substandard care. It is concluded that, in interpreting these results, account needs to be taken of a number of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 1997
...: reduced utilization in areas with fee increases and increased utilization in areas with fee decreases. An exception was that African Americans, those without supplemental insurance, and those with low incomes in areas of fee decrease saw reductions in the use of surgical services relative to their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 397–399.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Madelon Lubin Finkel; Eugene G. McCarthy Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 References Finkel , M. L. Unpublished data. Lindsey , P. A. , and J. P. Newhouse 1990 . The Cost and Value of Second Surgical Opinion Programs: A Critical Review of the Literature...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 741–809.
Published: 01 August 1987
... experienced in calculating the relevance index, all studies after 1978 that aggregate zip codes or MCDs appear to have used a plu- rality definition. 748 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Table 4. Studies Analyzing Surgical or Medical Procedures Use Measures Analyzed Study...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 June 2016
... feasibility and cost-effectiveness. With the ironic exception of bariatric surgical interventions, a striking proportion of antiobesity interventions prove disappointing or have yielded small population effects. This issue's Point-Counterpoint offers two perspectives on this debate. Our Point essay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 263.
Published: 01 February 1993
... currently ex- amining health outcomes, costs, and small-area variations in the provision of surgical procedures in Canada. ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 573–588.
Published: 01 June 1991
.... Chassin , M. R. , R. H. Brook, R. E. Park, J. Keesey, A. Fink, J. Kosecoff, K. Kahn, N. Merrick, and D. H. Solomon. 1986 . Variations in the Use of Medical and Surgical Services by the Medicare Population. New England Journal of Medicine 314 : 285 -90. Chassin , M. R. , J. Kosecoff, R. E...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 345–360.
Published: 01 June 1978
... does exist and to explore its causes. We shall focus on neurosurgery because it is a particularly good example of the general situation with respect to the physician specialties. In addition, the claimed social cost resulting from excess capacity (in this case, insufficient surgical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 992–994.
Published: 01 October 2000
... overesteem the judg- ment of physicians at the same time that we overinvest the relationship between women’s essential value and the shape of our bodies has led to submitting those bodies for surgical revision. That our breast size has been medicalized is unsurprising, Zimmerman maintains, when we turn...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 169–172.
Published: 01 April 2019
... individual patients. As one form of malpractice, many experts argue that some proportion of surgical procedures performed in the United States is “unnecessary” in the sense that the interventions are either not indicated or not based on evidence demonstrating that they will benefit the patient more than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 401–403.
Published: 01 April 1983
.../observer in a surgical training program. (In this case, his participation was limited to gofering, assisting with non-medical chores, and lots of discussions with both housestaff and attending physicians.) From this experience, Bosk develops a typology of surgical error as it is perceived and...