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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1998) 23 (5): 725–741.
Published: 01 October 1998
...Richard Schwindt; Aidan Vining Over the past decade there have been numerous proposals to use market system incentives to attenuate the persistent shortage of transplantable human organs. While shortages have grown, opposition to market-based solutions has remained adamant. Much of the opposition...
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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 February 1989) 14 (1): 115–167.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Frank A. Sloan; May W. Shayne; Marilyn D. Doyle This paper explores issues in the designation of centers to provide organ transplantation procedures and aftercare, a decision faced increasingly by policymakers, planners, and payers. As background for consideration of the regionalization of organ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1991
... References American Council on Transplantation. 1989 . An Assessment of Public Initiative Promoting Organ/Tissue Donation and Transplantation. Washington, DC: Health Resources and Services Administration. Batten , H. L. , and J. Prottas. 1987 . Kind Strangers: The Families of Organ Donors. Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Peter H. Schuck This paper examines the role of the federal and state governments in paying for organ transplants. The first section, descriptive in nature, presents data on the past, current, and projected payment patterns for different kinds of organ transplants under various federal and state...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 191–227.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Richard A. Rettig This paper reviews the historical development of federal government policy for kidney, heart, and liver transplantation. It examines several political dimensions of whole organ transplantation: the role of the print and broadcast media; the management of organ procurement; the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 1989
...James F. Blumstein This paper initially considers ways of thinking about organ transplantation: Should it be treated as a catastrophic disease or as an ordinary and accepted medical procedure? The analysis then shifts to the role the government has played in influencing organ transplantation policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 1989
... determination of their effectiveness before society moves to other major alternatives, such as a market. In organ allocation and distribution, which have close moral connections with organ procurement, the author defends the judgment of the federal Task Force on Organ Transplantation that the community should...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1129–1134.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Roy G. Spece, Jr. Tom Koch. Scarce Goods: Justice, Fairness, and Organ Transplantation. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002. 250 pp. $25.00 paper. © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Books Jodi Halpern. From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice. New York: Oxford University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 691–716.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Nurit Guttman; Tamar Ashkenazi; Anat Gesser-Edelsburg; Vered Seidmann A new policy recently enacted in Israel promises preferred status in receiving organs for transplantation to individuals who register to be organ donors and to their close family members. Proponents believe it will increase the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 717–755.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Lara Rosen; Aidan R. Vining; David L. Weimer Transplantation is generally the treatment of choice for those suffering from kidney failure. Not only does transplantation offer improved quality of life and increased longevity relative to dialysis, it also reduces end-stage renal disease program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 February 1985
... article examines patient selection for heart transplantation, in light of the Rehabilitation Act and its previous application in similar (but non-medical) contexts. With the growing need to allocate scarce medical resources comes a need to examine carefully the legal bounds for patient-selection...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2013) 38 (5): 957–986.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jacquelyn A. Burkell; Jennifer A. Chandler; Sam D. Shemie Abstract Many of those who support organ donation do not register to become organ donors. The use of reciprocity systems, under which some degree of priority is offered to registered donors who require an organ transplant, is one suggestion...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 9–49.
Published: 01 February 2007
...David L. Weimer The allocation of cadaveric organs for transplantation in the United States is governed by a process of private regulation. Through the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), stakeholders and public representatives determine the substantive content of allocation rules...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 504–519.
Published: 01 June 1981
... rejected. The first is unacceptable in the Western world. The second is fraught with constitutional and ethical problems, and may not lead to more kidney procurement. Copyright © 1981 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1981 Kidneys for Transplantation Robert L. Steinbrook...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 175–188.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Raymond L. Horton; Patricia J. Horton The United States currently relies on a voluntary, altruistic system for supplying organs for transplantation. It is now generally recognized that this system, as currently operated, produces a seriously inadequate supply of organs. A number of scholars have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Jeffrey M. Prottas In the last ten years there has grown up, in the United States, the most extensive organ procurement system in the world. This system, consisting of approximately 120 organ procurement agencies, retrieved 4435 cadaveric kidneys for transplant purposes in 1981. The nation's organ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 April 1985
...Arthur J. Matas; John Arras; James Muyskens; Vivian Tellis; Frank J. Veith In order to alleviate the shortage of vital organs for transplant, we propose a system of routine removal of cadaver organs with an option of informed refusal by family. Unless an individual registered an objection during...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 57–85.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Henry Hansmann In 1984, federal legislation outlawing payment for human organs for transplantation was adopted after only cursory discussion of the underlying policy issues. More considered analysis suggests that this prohibition may be overly broad. It appears possible to design suitably regulated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2005) 30 (4): 687–718.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Jennifer L. Mesich-Brant; Lawrence J. Grossback The growing need for organ and tissue transplants has led a number of states to enforce a policy that views a donor's declared intent to be an organ donor as legally binding. This allows health officials to harvest organs without the permission of the...