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May 2011, Volume 100, Issue 2-3
- 239-246 Relationship between catastrophic health expenditures and household incomes and expenditure patterns in South Korea
by Kim, Younhee & Yang, Bongmin
- 247-255 Population strategies and high-risk-individual strategies for road safety in Japan
by Nakahara, Shinji & Ichikawa, Masao & Kimura, Akio
- 256-263 Reform towards National Health Insurance in Malaysia: The equity implications
by Yu, Chai Ping & Whynes, David K. & Sach, Tracey H.
- 264-272 An approach to building the case for nutrition policies to limit trans-fat intake - A Singapore case study
by Tan, Andy S.L.
- 273-281 Expanding health insurance to increase health care utilization: Will it have different effects in rural vs. urban areas?
by Erlyana, Erlyana & Damrongplasit, Kannika Kampanya & Melnick, Glenn
- 282-289 Noncommunicable chronic disease in Bangladesh: Overview of existing programs and priorities going forward
by Bleich, Sara N. & Koehlmoos, Tracey L.P. & Rashid, Mashida & Peters, David H. & Anderson, Gerard
- 290-296 Estimating drowning deaths in Northern Iran using capture-recapture method
by Kiakalayeh, Ali Davoudi & Mohammadi, Reza & Stark Ekman, Diana & Yousefzade-Chabok, Shahrokh & Behboudi, Firoz & Jansson, Bjarne
- 297-304 Vaccination against hepatitis B among prisoners in Iran: Accelerated vs. classic vaccination
by Asli, Ali Asghar Zolghadr & Moghadami, Mohsen & Zamiri, Nima & Tolide-ei, Hamid Reza & Heydari, Seyyed Taghi & Alavian, Seyed Moayed & Lankarani, Kamran B.
- 305-309 Tetanus seroepidemiology and factors influencing immunity status among farmers of advanced age
by Öncü, Serkan & Önde, Mete & Öncü, Selcen & Ergin, Filiz & Öztürk, BarçIn
- 310-316 Distance and socioeconomic status as a health service predictor on the periphery in the southern region of Israel
by Lubetzky, Hasia & Friger, Michael & Warshawsky-Livne, Lora & Shvarts, Shifra
- 317-317 Does larger really mean safer? (Comment on Gaal, S. et al., 2010, Patient safety features are more present in larger primary care practices, Health Policy, 97:87-91)
by Bolger-Harris, Helen Elizabeth
- 318-318 Response to "Does larger really mean safer?"
by Gaal, Sander & van den Hombergh, Pieter & Verstappen, Wim & Wensing, Michel
April 2011, Volume 100, Issue 1
- 1-3 Health Policy's future course
by Busse, Reinhard
- 4-17 The cost of drug development: A systematic review
by Morgan, Steve & Grootendorst, Paul & Lexchin, Joel & Cunningham, Colleen & Greyson, Devon
- 18-24 A dynamic perspective on pharmaceutical competition, drug development and cost effectiveness
by Refoios Camejo, Rodrigo & McGrath, Clare & Herings, Ron
- 25-34 Priority setting for orphan drugs: An international comparison
by Rosenberg-Yunger, Zahava R.S. & Daar, Abdallah S. & Thorsteinsdóttir, Halla & Martin, Douglas K.
- 35-42 The introduction of new interventional procedures in the British National Health Service--A qualitative study
by Lourenco, Tania & Grant, Adrian M. & Burr, Jennifer M. & Vale, Luke
- 43-50 Medical technology procurement in Europe: A cross-country comparison of current practice and policy
by Sorenson, Corinna & Kanavos, Panos
- 51-59 Diffusion of medical technology: The role of financing
by Cappellaro, Giulia & Ghislandi, Simone & Anessi-Pessina, Eugenio
- 60-70 Rendering hospital budgets volume based and open ended to reduce waiting lists: Does it work?
by van de Vijsel, Aart R. & Engelfriet, Peter M. & Westert, Gert P.
- 71-80 Fiscal decentralization in the Italian NHS: What happens to interregional redistribution?
by Ferrario, Caterina & Zanardi, Alberto
- 81-90 The role of supplemental coverage in a universal health insurance system: Some Canadian evidence
by Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira & Zhang, Qi
- 91-95 Do established health-related quality-of-life measures adequately capture the impact of chronic conditions on subjective well-being?
by Böckerman, Petri & Johansson, Edvard & Saarni, Samuli I.
- 96-104 Health span or life span: The role of patient-reported outcomes in informing health policy
by Chang, Sungwon & Gholizadeh, Leila & Salamonson, Yenna & DiGiacomo, Michelle & Betihavas, Vasiliki & Davidson, Patricia M.
March 2011, Volume 99, Issue 3
- 183-192 The role of institutional design and organizational practice for health financing performance and universal coverage
by Mathauer, Inke & Carrin, Guy
- 193-202 Health insurance systems in five Sub-Saharan African countries: Medicine benefits and data for decision making
by Carapinha, João L. & Ross-Degnan, Dennis & Desta, Abayneh Tamer & Wagner, Anita K.
- 203-209 Mutual health insurance in Rwanda: Evidence on access to care and financial risk protection
by Saksena, Priyanka & Antunes, Adélio Fernandes & Xu, Ke & Musango, Laurent & Carrin, Guy
- 210-218 Determinants of utilisation of maternal care services after the reduction of user fees: A case study from rural Burkina Faso
by De Allegri, Manuela & Ridde, Valéry & Louis, Valérie R. & Sarker, Malabika & Tiendrebéogo, Justin & Yé, Maurice & Müller, Olaf & Jahn, Albrecht
- 219-225 User fees abolition policy in Niger: Comparing the under five years exemption implementation in two districts
by Ridde, Valéry & Diarra, Aïssa & Moha, Mahaman
- 226-233 "We charge them; otherwise we cannot run the hospital" front line workers, clients and health financing policy implementation gaps in Ghana
by Agyepong, Irene Akua & Nagai, Richard A.
- 234-243 Community and facility-level engagement in planning and budgeting for the government health sector - A district perspective from Kenya
by O'Meara, Wendy Prudhomme & Tsofa, Benjamin & Molyneux, Sassy & Goodman, Catherine & McKenzie, F. Ellis
- 244-249 Priority setting for systematic review of health care interventions in Nigeria
by Meremikwu, Martin & Udoh, Ekong & Nwagbara, Bridget & Effa, Emmanuel & Oringanje, Chioma & Edet, Bassey & Nwagbara, Eucharia & Bello, Segun & Eke, Felix
- 250-254 Asthma in Nigeria: Are the facilities and resources available to support internationally endorsed standards of care?
by Desalu, Olufemi Olumuyiwa & Onyedum, Cajetan Chigozie & Iseh, Kufre Robert & Salawu, Fatai Kunle & Salami, Alakija Kazeem
- 255-260 The Alma-Ata declaration: An appraisal of Nigeria's primary oral health care three decades later
by Osazuwa-Peters, Nosayaba
- 261-266 Equity in the use of antiretroviral treatment in the public health care system in urban South Africa
by Cleary, Susan & Silal, Sheetal & Birch, Stephen & Carrara, Henri & Pillay-van Wyk, Victoria & Rehle, Thomas & Schneider, Helen
- 267-276 Too little, too late: Comparison of nutritional status and quality of life of nutrition care and support recipient and non-recipients among HIV-positive adults in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
by Oketch, Jecinter Akinyi & Paterson, Marie & Maunder, Eleni Winfred & Rollins, Nigel Campbell
- 277-284 Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV/AIDS: A study of the knowledge, awareness and willingness to pay for VCT among students in tertiary institutions in Enugu State Nigeria
by Uzochukwu, Benjamin & Uguru, Nkolika & Ezeoke, Uche & Onwujekwe, Obinna & Sibeudu, Tochi
February 2011, Volume 99, Issue 2
- 91-96 Time for a paradigm change? Tracing the institutionalisation of health impact assessment in the Republic of Ireland across health and environmental sectors
by Kearns, Noreen & Pursell, Lisa
- 97-106 Association between ethnicity and prostate cancer outcomes across hospital and surgeon volume groups
by Jayadevappa, Ravishankar & Chhatre, Sumedha & Johnson, Jerry C. & Malkowicz, Stanley Bruce
- 107-115 Informal payments and the quality of health care: Mechanisms revealed by Tanzanian health workers
by Mæstad, Ottar & Mwisongo, Aziza
- 116-123 Diabetes prevalence and income: Results of the Canadian Community Health Survey
by Dinca-Panaitescu, Serban & Dinca-Panaitescu, Mihaela & Bryant, Toba & Daiski, Isolde & Pilkington, Beryl & Raphael, Dennis
- 124-130 Health reform and cesarean sections in the private sector: The experience of Peru
by Arrieta, Alejandro
- 131-138 Advocacy for free maternal and child health care in Nigeria--Results and outcomes
by Okonofua, Friday & Lambo, Eyitayo & Okeibunor, John & Agholor, Kingsley
- 139-148 A nationwide study on generic medicines substitution practices of Australian community pharmacists and patient acceptance
by Chong, Chee Ping & March, Geoff & Clark, Alice & Gilbert, Andrew & Hassali, Mohamed Azmi & Bahari, Mohd Baidi
- 149-157 Flexible employment and nurses' intention to leave the profession: The role of support at work
by Zeytinoglu, Isik U. & Denton, Margaret & Plenderleith, Jennifer Millen
- 158-166 An analysis of hospital capital planning and financing in three European countries: Using the principal-agent approach to identify the potential for economic problems
by Thompson, Ceri R. & McKee, Martin
- 167-173 Enhancing community system in China's recent health reform: An effort to improve equity in essential health care
by Li, Hua & Yu, Wei
- 174-182 Healthcare utilisation among the Belgian elderly in relation to their socio-economic status
by Hoeck, Sarah & François, Guido & Van der Heyden, Johan & Geerts, Joanna & Van Hal, Guido
January 2011, Volume 99, Issue 1
- 1-9 How ephedrine escaped regulation in the United States: A historical review of misuse and associated policy
by Palamar, Joseph
- 10-16 The opinion of adolescents and adults on Dutch restrictive and educational alcohol policy measures
by van der Sar, Rosalie & Brouwers, Evelien P.M. & van de Goor, Ien A.M. & Garretsen, Henk F.L.
- 17-22 Universal health care in Thailand: Concerns among the health care workforce
by Thoresen, Stian H. & Fielding, Angela
- 23-36 Socio-economic determinants of mortality in Taiwan: Combining individual and aggregate data
by Leon-Gonzalez, Roberto & Tseng, Fu Min
- 37-43 An evaluation of the policy on community health organizations in China: Will the priority of new healthcare reform in China be a success?
by Wang, Hufeng & Gusmano, Michael K. & Cao, Qi
- 44-51 Changing patient consultation patterns in primary care: an investigation of uptake of the Minor Ailments Service in Scotland
by Wagner, Andrew & Noyce, Peter R. & Ashcroft, Darren M.
- 52-59 Are breast cancer navigation programs cost-effective? Evidence from the Chicago Cancer Navigation Project
by Markossian, Talar W. & Calhoun, Elizabeth A.
- 60-65 Patients' attitudes towards generic drug substitution in Japan
by Kobayashi, Eriko & Karigome, Hiroshi & Sakurada, Tomoya & Satoh, Nobunori & Ueda, Shiro
- 66-71 Assessing the causes inducing lengthening of hospital stays by means of the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol
by Fontaine, Pierre & Jacques, Jessica & Gillain, Daniel & Sermeus, Walter & Kolh, Philippe & Gillet, Pierre
- 72-82 Improving children's healthcare through state health insurance programs: An emerging need
by Chen, Chia-Ching & Yamada, Tetsuji & Smith, John & Chiu, I-Ming
- 83-89 Potential primary health care savings for chronic disease care associated with Australian Aboriginal involvement in land management
by Campbell, David & Burgess, Christopher Paul & Garnett, Stephen Thomas & Wakerman, John
December 2010, Volume 98, Issue 2-3
- 91-97 Evaluating health systems' preparedness for emerging infectious diseases: A novel conceptual and analytic framework
by Krumkamp, Ralf & Mounier-Jack, Sandra & Ahmad, Amena & Reintjes, Ralf & Coker, Richard
- 98-106 Life sustaining treatment at end-of-life in Japan: Do the perspectives of the general public reflect those of the bereaved of patients who had died in hospitals?
by Ikegami, Naoki & Ikezaki, Sumie
- 107-113 Factors associated with the implementation of quality and safety requirements for cross-border care in acute myocardial infarction: Results from 315 hospitals in four countries
by Groene, Oliver & Suñol, Rosa
- 114-120 Socio-economic inequalities in child survival in India: A decomposition analysis
by Pradhan, Jalandhar & Arokiasamy, Perianayagam
- 121-130 Sibling caregiving among children orphaned by AIDS: Synthesis of recent studies for policy implications
by Yanagisawa, Satoko & Poudel, Krishna C. & Jimba, Masamine
- 131-143 Effect of a French experiment of team work between general practitioners and nurses on efficacy and cost of type 2 diabetes patients care
by Mousquès, Julien & Bourgueil, Yann & Le Fur, Philippe & Yilmaz, Engin
- 144-155 Job tenure and self-reported workplace discrimination for cancer survivors 2 years after diagnosis: Does employment legislation matter?
by Paraponaris, Alain & Teyssier, Luis Sagaon & Ventelou, Bruno
- 156-163 The effects of integrated inpatient health care on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life: Results of a survey among heart disease patients in Germany
by Nickel, Stefan & Thiedemann, Birgit & von dem Knesebeck, Olaf
- 164-170 The potential of legislation on organ donation to increase the supply of donor organs
by Coppen, Remco & Friele, Roland D. & van der Zee, Jouke & Gevers, Sjef K.
- 171-177 Impact of medical travel on imports and exports of medical services
by Johnson, Tricia J. & Garman, Andrew N.
- 178-185 Health policy processes in Vietnam: A comparison of three maternal health case studies
by Ha, Bui Thi Thu & Green, Andrew & Gerein, Nancy & Danielsen, Katrine
- 186-194 Do generic firms and the Spanish public purchaser respond to consumer price differences of generics under reference pricing?
by Puig-Junoy, Jaume & Moreno-Torres, Iván
- 195-202 Manifestations of tuberculosis stigma within the healthcare system: The case of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan district in Ghana
by Dodor, Emmanuel Atsu & Kelly, Shona J.
- 203-217 Does the way physicians are paid influence the way they practice? The case of Canadian family physicians' work activity
by Sarma, Sisira & Devlin, Rose Anne & Belhadji, Bachir & Thind, Amardeep
- 218-226 Guiding the process of health technology disinvestment
by Ibargoyen-Roteta, Nora & Gutiérrez-Ibarluzea, Iñaki & Asua, José
- 227-235 Determinants of the use of different types of health care provider in urban China: A tracer illness study of URTI
by Qian, Dongfu & Lucas, Henry & Chen, Jiaying & Xu, Ling & Zhang, Yaoguang
- 236-244 Specialty choice and physicians' career paths in Japan: An analysis of National Physician Survey data from 1996 to 2006
by Koike, Soichi & Matsumoto, Shinya & Kodama, Tomoko & Ide, Hiroo & Yasunaga, Hideo & Imamura, Tomoaki
- 245-255 A randomized experiment of issue framing and voter support of tax increases for health insurance expansion
by Rodriguez, Hector P. & Laugesen, Miriam J. & Watts, Carolyn A.
- 256-262 Advance directives for euthanasia in dementia: Do law-based opportunities lead to more euthanasia?
by de Boer, Marike E. & Dröes, Rose-Marie & Jonker, Cees & Eefsting, Jan A. & Hertogh, Cees M.P.M.
- 263-269 Determinants of suicides in Denmark: Evidence from time series data
by Andrés, Antonio R. & Halicioglu, Ferda
November 2010, Volume 98, Issue 1
- 1-2 Risk equalisation in voluntary health insurance markets
by Armstrong, John & Paolucci, Francesco & van de Ven, Wynand P.M.M.
- 3-14 Risk equalisation and voluntary health insurance markets: The case of Australia
by Connelly, Luke B. & Paolucci, Francesco & Butler, James R.G. & Collins, Paul
- 15-26 Risk equalisation and voluntary health insurance markets: The case of Ireland
by Armstrong, John
- 27-38 Risk equalisation and voluntary health insurance: The South Africa experience
by McLeod, Heather & Grobler, Pieter
- 39-49 Risk equalisation in voluntary health insurance markets: A three country comparison
by Armstrong, John & Paolucci, Francesco & McLeod, Heather & van de Ven, Wynand P.M.M.
- 50-57 Health insurance and use of alternative medicine in Mexico
by van Gameren, Edwin
- 58-64 An assessment of the implementation of the Health Care Funds for the Poor policy in rural Vietnam
by Thanh, Nguyen Xuan & Löfgren, Curt & Phuc, Ho Dang & Chuc, Nguyen Thi Kim & Lindholm, Lars
- 65-73 Hospital competition and patient-perceived quality of care: Evidence from a single-payer system in Taiwan
by Chen, Chi-Chen & Cheng, Shou-Hsia
- 74-80 Does case-mix based reimbursement stimulate the development of process-oriented care delivery?
by Vos, Leti & Dückers, Michel L.A. & Wagner, Cordula & van Merode, Godefridus G.
- 81-90 Inequity in a market-based health system: Evidence from Canada's dental sector
by Grignon, Michel & Hurley, Jeremiah & Wang, Li & Allin, Sara
October 2010, Volume 97, Issue 2-3
- 93-104 Evidence-based practices in addiction treatment: Review and recommendations for public policy
by Glasner-Edwards, Suzette & Rawson, Richard
- 105-112 Unravelling the concept of consumer preference: Implications for health policy and optimal planning in primary care
by Foster, Michele M. & Earl, Peter E. & Haines, Terry P. & Mitchell, Geoffrey K.
- 113-121 An integrated health and social care organisation in Sweden: Creation and structure of a unique local public health and social care system
by Øvretveit, John & Hansson, Johan & Brommels, Mats
- 122-129 Patterns in the use of benzodiazepines in British Columbia: Examining the impact of increasing research and guideline cautions against long-term use
by Cunningham, Colleen M. & Hanley, Gillian E. & Morgan, Steve
- 130-135 Assessment of the impact of market regulation in Mali on the price of essential medicines provided through the private sector
by Maïga, Diadié & Williams-Jones, Bryn
- 136-144 State-level tobacco control policies and youth smoking cessation measures
by Tworek, Cindy & Yamaguchi, Ryoko & Kloska, Deborah D. & Emery, Sherry & Barker, Dianne C. & Giovino, Gary A. & O'Malley, Patrick M. & Chaloupka, Frank J.
- 145-151 Healthcare reform: Maternity service provision in Ireland
by Kennedy, Patricia
- 152-159 Working conditions of nurses and absenteeism: Is there a relationship? An empirical analysis using National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses
by Rajbhandary, Sameer & Basu, Kisalaya
- 160-165 Attitudes of health care professionals, relatives of advanced cancer patients and public towards euthanasia and physician assisted suicide
by Parpa, Efi & Mystakidou, Kyriaki & Tsilika, Eleni & Sakkas, Pavlos & Patiraki, Elisabeth & Pistevou-Gombaki, Kyriaki & Govina, Ourania & Panagiotou, Irene & Galanos, Antonis & Gouliamos, Athanasios
- 166-172 Judgment of unbearable suffering and willingness to grant a euthanasia request by Dutch general practitioners
by van Tol, Donald & Rietjens, Judith & van der Heide, Agnes
- 173-179 A comparative study of European rare disease and orphan drug markets
by Denis, Alain & Mergaert, Lut & Fostier, Christel & Cleemput, Irina & Simoens, Steven
- 180-186 Obesity, smoking, and cigarette taxes: Evidence from the Canadian Community Health Surveys
by Sen, Anindya & Entezarkheir, Mahdiyeh & Wilson, Alan
- 187-194 Inadequate pre-antiretroviral care, stock-out of antiretroviral drugs and stigma: Policy challenges/bottlenecks to the new WHO recommendations for earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy (CDÂ
by Muhamadi, Lubega & Nsabagasani, Xavier & Tumwesigye, Mbona Nazarius & Wabwire-Mangen, Fred & Ekström, Anna-Mia & Peterson, Stefan & Pariyo, George
- 195-201 Determinants of parental support for governmental alcohol control policies
by Van Hoof, Joris J. & Gosselt, Jordy F. & de Jong, Menno D.T.
- 202-208 IVF policies with emphasis on Israeli practices
by Simonstein, Frida
- 209-216 Community and health system factors associated with facility delivery in rural Tanzania: A multilevel analysis
by Kruk, Margaret E. & Rockers, Peter C. & Mbaruku, Godfrey & Paczkowski, Magdalena M. & Galea, Sandro
- 217-224 Explaining the demand for pharmaceuticals in Spain: Are there differences in drug consumption between foreigners and the Spanish population?
by Jiménez-Rubio, Dolores & Hernández-Quevedo, Cristina
- 225-231 A patient mobility framework that travels: European and United States-Mexican comparisons
by Laugesen, Miriam J. & Vargas-Bustamante, Arturo
- 232-237 Staff attrition among community health workers in home-based care programmes for people living with HIV and AIDS in western Kenya
by Olang'o, Charles Omondi & Nyamongo, Isaac K. & Aagaard-Hansen, Jens
- 238-249 A policy to promote influenza vaccination: A behavioral economic approach
by Tsutsui, Yoshiro & Benzion, Uri & Shahrabani, Shosh & Din, Gregory Yom
- 250-258 How much of the income inequality effect can be explained by public policy? Evidence from oral health in Brazil
by Celeste, Roger Keller & Nadanovsky, Paulo
- 259-266 Self-rated health status transition and long-term care need, of the oldest Chinese
by Peng, Rong & Ling, Li & He, Qun
- 267-274 Using micro-simulation to create a synthesised data set and test policy options: The case of health service effects under demographic ageing
by Davis, Peter & Lay-Yee, Roy & Pearson, Janet
September 2010, Volume 97, Issue 1
- 1-7 The evolution of smoke-free spaces policy literature: A bibliometric analysis
by Nykiforuk, Candace I.J. & Osler, Gillian E. & Viehbeck, Sarah
- 8-15 Pharmaceutical supply chain in China: Current issues and implications for health system reform
by Yu, Xuan & Li, Cheng & Shi, Yuhua & Yu, Min
- 16-25 Differential effects of out-of-home day care in improving child nutrition and augmenting maternal income among those with and without childcare support: A prospective before-after comparison study in Pokhara, Nepal
by Nakahara, Shinji & Poudel, Krishna C. & Lopchan, Milan & Poudel, Om Raj & Poudel-Tandukar, Kalpana & Ichikawa, Masao
- 26-31 "It is more than the issue of taking tablets": The interplay between migration policies and TB control in Sweden
by Kulane, Asli & Ahlberg, Beth M. & Berggren, Ingela
- 32-37 Attitudes towards mandatory national premarital screening for hereditary hemolytic disorders
by Al-Aama, Jumana Y.
- 38-43 A report card on the physician work force: Israeli health care market--Past experience and future prospects
by Toker, Asaf & Shvarts, Shifra & Glick, Shimon & Reuveni, Haim
- 44-52 Making sense of delays in outpatient specialty care: A system perspective
by Rouppe van der Voort, Marc (MBV) & van Merode, Frits (GG) & Berden, Bart (HJJM)
- 53-61 Patterns of health care use and expenditure during the last 6 months of life in Belgium: Differences between age categories in cancer and non-cancer patients
by Gielen, Birgit & Remacle, Anne & Mertens, Raf
- 62-70 Applying upstream interventions for interpersonal violence prevention: An uphill struggle in low- to middle-income contexts
by Matzopoulos, Richard & Bowman, Brett & Mathews, Shanaaz & Myers, Jonny
- 71-78 The discrepancy in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications diffusion: 1994-2003--A global pharmaceutical data analysis
by Lang, Hui-Chu & Scheffler, Richard M. & Hu, Teh-wei
- 79-86 The differential effects of full-time and part-time work status on breastfeeding
by Mandal, Bidisha & Roe, Brian Eric & Fein, Sara Beck
- 87-91 Patient safety features are more present in larger primary care practices
by Gaal, Sander & van den Hombergh, Pieter & Verstappen, Wim & Wensing, Michel
August 2010, Volume 96, Issue 3
- 179-190 Linking payment to health outcomes: A taxonomy and examination of performance-based reimbursement schemes between healthcare payers and manufacturers
by Carlson, Josh J. & Sullivan, Sean D. & Garrison, Louis P. & Neumann, Peter J. & Veenstra, David L.
- 191-199 Managing diabetes-related costs and quality of life issues: Value of insulin analogs and pens for inpatient use
by Cornell, Susan
- 200-209 Translating knowledge into policy and action to promote health equity: The Health Equity Fund policy process in Cambodia 2000-2008
by Ir, Por & Bigdeli, Maryam & Meessen, Bruno & Van Damme, Wim
- 210-216 Preference for private hospital-based maternity services in inner-city Lagos, Nigeria: An observational study
by Olusanya, Bolajoko O. & Roberts, Alero A. & Olufunlayo, Tolulope F. & Inem, Victor A.
- 217-225 Long-term care in Israel: Challenges and reform options
by Chernichovsky, Dov & Koreh, Michal & Soffer, Sharon & Avrami, Shirley
- 226-230 Determinants of childhood burns in rural Bangladesh: A nested case-control study
by Mashreky, Saidur R. & Rahman, Aminur & Khan, Tabassum F. & Svanström, Leif & Rahman, Fazlur
- 231-238 Assessing the impact of state insurance policies on chlamydia screening: A panel data analysis
by Owusu-Edusei Jr., Kwame & Gift, Thomas L.
- 239-244 Self-employment, specialty choice, and geographical distribution of physicians in Japan: A comparison with the United States
by Matsumoto, Masatoshi & Inoue, Kazuo & Bowman, Robert & Kajii, Eiji
- 245-254 Priority setting in practice: Participants opinions on vertical and horizontal priority setting for reallocation
by Waldau, Susanne & Lindholm, Lars & Wiechel, Anna Helena
- 255-261 Geographical distributions of physicians in Japan and US: Impact of healthcare system on physician dispersal pattern
by Matsumoto, Masatoshi & Inoue, Kazuo & Bowman, Robert & Noguchi, Satomi & Toyokawa, Satoshi & Kajii, Eiji
- 262-264 Multi-criteria decision analysis to prioritize health interventions: Capitalizing on first experiences
by Baltussen, Rob & Youngkong, Sitapon & Paolucci, Francesco & Niessen, Louis
July 2010, Volume 96, Issue 2
- 91-97 Competition and integration in Swedish health care
by Ahgren, Bengt
- 98-107 Vouchers as demand side financing instruments for health care: A review of the Bangladesh maternal voucher scheme
by Schmidt, Jean-Olivier & Ensor, Tim & Hossain, Atia & Khan, Salam
- 108-117 Evaluation of policies to support drug development in New Zealand
by Lockhart, Michelle & Babar, Zaheer Ud-Din & Garg, Sanjay
- 118-127 Structure and management of tuberculosis control programs in fragile states--Afghanistan, DR Congo, Haiti, Somalia
by Mauch, Verena & Weil, Diana & Munim, Aayid & Boillot, Francois & Coninx, Rudi & Huseynova, Sevil & Powell, Clydette & Seita, Akihiro & Wembanyama, Henriette & van den Hof, Susan
- 128-133 National implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI): Policy constraints and strategies
by Ahmed, Haitham M. & Mitchell, Marc & Hedt, Bethany
- 134-142 Pandemic planning in pediatric care: A website policy review and national survey data
by Nicholas, David & Patershuk, Clare & Koller, Donna & Bruce-Barrett, Cindy & Lach, Lucy & Zlotnik Shaul, Randi & Matlow, Anne
- 143-153 Public policy and the dependency of nursing home residents in Australia: 1968-69 to 2006-07
by Gargett, Susan
- 154-159 Global immunization policy making processes
by Bryson, Maggie & Duclos, Philippe & Jolly, Ann
- 160-169 Do we have primary health care reform? The story of the Republic of Serbia
by Simic, Snezana & Milicevic, Milena Santric & Matejic, Bojana & Marinkovic, Jelena & Adams, Orvill
- 170-177 The clinical and economic burden of non-adherence with oral bisphosphonates in osteoporotic patients
by Hiligsmann, Mickaël & Rabenda, Véronique & Bruyère, Olivier & Reginster, Jean-Yves
June 2010, Volume 96, Issue 1
- 1-6 A canary in the coal mine: Documenting citizenship and identity in the State of Massachusetts
by Kwong, Richard M. & Miller, Edward Alan
- 7-12 Changes in clinical practice and patient disposition following the introduction of point-of-care testing in a rural hospital
by Blattner, Katharina & Nixon, Garry & Dovey, Susan & Jaye, Chrystal & Wigglesworth, John
- 13-19 Attitudes of stakeholders and policymakers in the healthcare system towards the provision of spiritual care in Israel
by Bentur, Netta & Resnitzky, Shirli & Sterne, Abram
- 20-27 Child psychiatry in the Finnish health care reform: National criteria for treatment access
by Kaukonen, Pälvi & Salmelin, Raili K. & Luoma, Ilona & Puura, Kaija & Rutanen, Mervi & Pukuri, Tarja & Tamminen, Tuula
- 28-35 Trends and costs of overtime among nurses in Canada
by Drebit, Sharla & Ngan, Karen & Hay, Mande & Alamgir, Hasanat
- 36-44 'Opting-in or opting-out?'--The views of the UK's faith leaders in relation to organ donation
by Randhawa, Gurch & Brocklehurst, Anna & Pateman, Ruth & Kinsella, Suzannah & Parry, Vivienne
- 45-50 Coping with the challenges of living in an Indonesian residential institution
by Wanat, Stanley & Whisnant, Jill & Reicherter, Daryn & Solvason, Brent & Juul, Sarah & Penrose, Brian & Koopman, Cheryl
- 51-56 Financial incentives in the German Statutory Health Insurance: New findings, new questions
by Stock, Stephanie & Schmidt, Harald & Büscher, Guido & Gerber, Andreas & Drabik, Anna & Graf, Christian & Lüngen, Markus & Stollenwerk, Björn
- 57-63 The public's perspectives on advance directives: Implications for state legislative and regulatory policy
by Pollack, Keshia M. & Morhaim, Dan & Williams, Michael A.
- 64-71 Public hospital management in times of crisis: Lessons learned from Cienfuegos, Cuba (1996-2008)
by De Vos, Pol & Orduñez-García, Pedro & Santos-Peña, Moisés & Van der Stuyft, Patrick
- 72-79 Informal payments for healthcare: Differences in expenditures from consumers and providers perspectives for treatment of malaria in Nigeria
by Onwujekwe, Obinna & Dike, Nkem & Uzochukwu, Benjamin & Ezeoke, Ogochukwu
- 80-89 Hospital management training and improvement in managerial skills: Serbian experience
by Supic, Zorica Terzic & Bjegovic, Vesna & Marinkovic, Jelena & Milicevic, Milena Santric & Vasic, Vladimir
May 2010, Volume 95, Issue 2-3
- 95-102 An approach to health system strengthening in the Union of Myanmar
by Tin, Nilar & Lwin, Saw & Kyaing, Nyo Nyo & Htay, Thein Thein & Grundy, John & Skold, Margareta & O'Connell, Thomas & Nirupam, Siddharth
- 103-112 Purchasing health services abroad: Practices of cross-border contracting and patient mobility in six European countries
by Glinos, Irene A. & Baeten, Rita & Maarse, Hans
- 113-121 Evaluating the policy of setting up microscopy centres at township hospitals in Shandong China: Experience from patients and providers
by Wei, Xiaolin & Li, Renzhong & Zou, Guanyang & Walley, John & Newell, James & Liu, Zhimin
- 122-128 Stakeholder perceptions of aid coordination implementation in the Zambian health sector
by Sundewall, Jesper & Jönsson, Kristina & Cheelo, Caesar & Tomson, Göran
- 129-136 Physician scarcity is a predictor of further scarcity in US, and a predictor of concentration in Japan
by Matsumoto, Masatoshi & Inoue, Kazuo & Bowman, Robert & Noguchi, Satomi & Kajii, Eiji
- 137-143 Disinvestment for re-allocation: A process to identify priorities in healthcare
by Nuti, Sabina & Vainieri, Milena & Bonini, Anna
- 144-152 Reliable in their failure: An analysis of healthcare reform policies in public systems
by Contandriopoulos, Damien & Brousselle, Astrid
- 153-158 Policy and practice, lost in transition: Reasons for high drop-out from pre-antiretroviral care in a resource-poor setting of eastern Uganda
by Lubega, Muhamadi & Nsabagasani, Xavier & Tumwesigye, Nazarius M. & Wabwire-Mangen, Fred & Ekström, Anna Mia & Pariyo, George & Peterson, Stefan
- 159-165 Predicting impact of price increases on demand for reproductive health services: Can it be done well?
by Bratt, John H.
- 166-173 Efficiency, equity and feasibility of strategies to identify the poor: An application to premium exemptions under National Health Insurance in Ghana
by Jehu-Appiah, Caroline & Aryeetey, Genevieve & Spaan, Ernst & Agyepong, Irene & Baltussen, Rob
- 174-184 The role of health technology assessment on pharmaceutical reimbursement in selected middle-income countries
by Oortwijn, Wija & Mathijssen, Judith & Banta, David
- 185-193 Measurement of efficiency of the dialysis sector in Turkey using data envelopment analysis
by Özgen, Hacer & Sahin, Ismet
- 194-203 Can an appropriateness evaluation tool be used to prioritize patients on a waiting list for cataract extraction?
by Las Hayas, Carlota & González, Nerea & Aguirre, Urko & Blasco, Juan Antonio & Elizalde, Belen & Perea, Emilio & Escobar, Antonio & Navarro, Gemma & Castells, Xabier & Quintana, Jose María
- 204-210 Minor access control of Hong Kong under the framework convention on tobacco control
by Kan, Ming-yue & Lau, Maggie
- 211-215 Establishment of a Community Advisory Board (CAB) for tuberculosis control and research in the Inanda, Ntuzuma and KwaMashu (INK) area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
by Ntshanga, Sbongile P. & Ngcobo, Paulos S. & Mabaso, Musawenkosi L.H.
- 216-228 The US Orphan Drug Act: Rare disease research stimulator or commercial opportunity?
by Wellman-Labadie, Olivier & Zhou, Youwen
- 229-235 A survey exploring knowledge and perceptions of general practitioners towards the use of generic medicines in the northern state of Malaysia
by Chua, Gin Nie & Hassali, Mohamed Azmi & Shafie, Asrul Akmal & Awaisu, Ahmed
- 236-244 Physician and patient characteristics associated with prescriptions and costs of drugs in the Lazio region of Italy
by Orzella, Letizia & Chini, Francesco & Giorgi Rossi, Paolo & Borgia, Piero
- 245-254 Impact of regulation of Community Pharmacies on efficiency, access and equity. Evidence from the UK and Spain
by Lluch, Maria & Kanavos, Panos
- 255-263 Perceived barriers to utilization of maternal health services in rural Cambodia
by Matsuoka, Sadatoshi & Aiga, Hirotsugu & Rasmey, Lon Chan & Rathavy, Tung & Okitsu, Akiko
- 264-270 Norwegian priority guidelines: Estimating the distributional implications across age, gender and SES
by Carlsen, Fredrik & Kaarboe, Oddvar M.
- 271-276 The direct medical cost of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, pregnancy and female infertility in a large HMO in Israel
by Chodick, Gabriel & Porath, Avi & Alapi, Hillel & Sella, Tal & Flash, Shira & Wood, Francis & Shalev, Varda
April 2010, Volume 95, Issue 1
- 1-9 A comparative analysis of remuneration models for pharmaceutical professional services
by Bernsten, Cecilia & Andersson, Karolina & Gariepy, Yves & Simoens, Steven
- 10-23 Public involvement at the design stage of primary health research: A narrative review of case examples
by Boote, Jonathan & Baird, Wendy & Beecroft, Claire
- 24-35 Measuring moral hazard and adverse selection by propensity scoring in the mixed health care economy of Hong Kong
by Wong, Irene O.L. & Lindner, Michael J. & Cowling, Benjamin J. & Lau, Eric H.Y. & Lo, Su-Vui & Leung, Gabriel M.
- 36-40 What prevents young adolescents from smoking? Self-reported motives of 12-15-year-old non-smokers
by Schneider, Sven & Loeber, Sabine & Janßen, Maria & Roehrig, Silke & Solle, Denise
- 41-49 The effects of the fraud and abuse enforcement program under the National Health Insurance program in Korea
by Kang, HeeChung & Hong, JaeSeok & Lee, KwangSoo & Kim, Sera
- 50-56 Who is that masked person: The use of face masks on Mexico City public transportation during the Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak
by Condon, Bradly John & Sinha, Tapen
- 57-61 Factors associated with health education delivery by rural doctors for tuberculosis patients in Shandong Province, China
by Shi, Lizheng & Liu, Jinan & Xu, Lingzhong
- 62-68 Rural-urban differences in health-seeking for the treatment of childhood malaria in south-east Nigeria
by Okeke, Theodora A. & Okeibunor, Joseph C.
- 69-73 Costs of hospital-based methadone maintenance treatment in HIV/AIDS control among injecting drug users in Indonesia
by Afriandi, Irvan & Siregar, Adiatma Y.M. & Meheus, Filip & Hidayat, Teddy & van der Ven, Andre & van Crevel, Reinout & Baltussen, Rob
- 74-81 There is a long way to go: A nationwide survey of professional training for mental health practitioners in China
by Gao, Xiao & Jackson, Todd & Chen, Hong & Liu, Yanmei & Wang, Ruiqiang & Qian, Mingyi & Huang, Xiting
- 82-89 Healthcare policies over the last 20 years: Reforms and counter-reforms
by Toth, Federico
March 2010, Volume 94, Issue 3
- 183-195 Interventions to improve team effectiveness: A systematic review
by Buljac-Samardzic, Martina & Dekker-van Doorn, Connie M. & van Wijngaarden, Jeroen D.H. & van Wijk, Kees P.
- 196-202 Developing Health Technology Assessment to address health care system needs
by Velasco Garrido, Marcial & Gerhardus, Ansgar & Røttingen, John-Arne & Busse, Reinhard
- 203-210 Factors associated with differences in mortality and self-reported health across states in the United States
by Chen, Zhuo & Roy, Kakoli & Haddix, Anne C. & Thacker, Stephen B.
- 211-220 Scarcity and inequity of mental health research resources in low-and-middle income countries: A global survey
by Razzouk, Denise & Sharan, Pratap & Gallo, Carla & Gureje, Oye & Lamberte, Exaltacion E. & de Jesus Mari, Jair & Mazzotti, Guido & Patel, Vikram & Swartz, Leslie & Olifson, Sylvie & Levav, Itzhak & de Francisco, Andres & Saxena, Shekhar
- 221-229 Initial effects of a reimbursement restriction to improve the cost-effectiveness of antihypertensive treatment
by Wettermark, Björn & Godman, Brian & Neovius, Martin & Hedberg, Niklas & Mellgren, Tor-Olov & Kahan, Thomas
- 230-238 Development and dissemination of institutional practice guidelines on medical end-of-life decisions in Dutch health care institutions
by Hesselink, Berniek A.M. & Pasman, H. Roeline W. & van der Wal, Gerrit & van der Maas, Paul J. & van der Heide, Agnes & Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Bregje D.
- 239-245 From policy to plate: Barriers to implementing healthy eating policies in primary schools in Wales
by Moore, Sue & Murphy, Simon & Tapper, Katy & Moore, Laurence
- 246-254 Continuing Medical Education in six European countries: A comparative analysis
by Garattini, Livio & Gritti, Sara & De Compadri, Paola & Casadei, Gianluigi
- 255-265 Kidney black markets and legal transplants: Are they opposite sides of the same coin?
by Mendoza, Roger Lee
- 266-272 Perception of the economic value of primary care services: A willingness to pay study
by Martín-Fernández, Jesús & Gómez-Gascón, Tomás & Oliva-Moreno, Juan & del Cura-González, María Isabel & Domínguez-Bidagor, Julia & Beamud-Lagos, Milagros & Sanz-Cuesta, Teresa