Revital Gross

Summary

Affiliation: Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' ability to influence the life-style behaviors of diabetic patients: implications for social work
    Revital Gross
    The Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, P O B 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 44:191-204. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Israeli health care reform: strategy, challenges and lessons
    R Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Policy 45:99-117. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Responses of Israeli HMOs to environmental change following the National Health Insurance Law: Opening the black box
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, P O Box 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Health Policy 76:213-32. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Health counseling for women in the absence of financial barriers: comparing reported counseling rates of women in the United States and Israel
    Revital Gross
    Health Policy Research Unit, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Women Health 43:1-18. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting primary care physicians' perceptions of health system reform in Israel: professional autonomy versus organizational affiliation
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 64:1450-62. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of commitment to the organization on physicians' familiarity with guidelines for diabetes in managed care organizations
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:231-40. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between inquiry about emotional distress and women's satisfaction with their family physician: findings from a national survey
    Revital Gross
    School of Social Work, Bar0Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Women Health 45:51-67. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' discussion of emotional distress and patient satisfaction
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:331-45. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance programs in P4P programs Israeli sick funds
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Health Organ Manag 22:23-35. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementing QA programs in managed care health plans: factors contributing to success
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:308-24. 2008

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' ability to influence the life-style behaviors of diabetic patients: implications for social work
    Revital Gross
    The Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, P O B 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 44:191-204. 2007
    ..This could both improve the care of diabetic patients, and strengthen the status of the social work profession in the healthcare system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Israeli health care reform: strategy, challenges and lessons
    R Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Policy 45:99-117. 1998
    ..Examination of the Israeli case, provides important insights about evaluation of health system reform, and may benefit researchers in other countries attempting to evaluate health care reform...
  3. ncbi request reprint Responses of Israeli HMOs to environmental change following the National Health Insurance Law: Opening the black box
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, P O Box 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Health Policy 76:213-32. 2006
    ..This will facilitate the adjustment of program regulations and incentives in response to emerging practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health counseling for women in the absence of financial barriers: comparing reported counseling rates of women in the United States and Israel
    Revital Gross
    Health Policy Research Unit, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Women Health 43:1-18. 2006
    ..This paper highlights structural and functional barriers to counseling that persist in the Israeli system in the absence of financial barriers and discusses ways to overcome them...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting primary care physicians' perceptions of health system reform in Israel: professional autonomy versus organizational affiliation
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 64:1450-62. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of commitment to the organization on physicians' familiarity with guidelines for diabetes in managed care organizations
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:231-40. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between inquiry about emotional distress and women's satisfaction with their family physician: findings from a national survey
    Revital Gross
    School of Social Work, Bar0Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Women Health 45:51-67. 2007
    ..Women appear to be more vulnerable than men to emotional distress (ED) However, ED often goes unrecognized by family physicians...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' discussion of emotional distress and patient satisfaction
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:331-45. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance programs in P4P programs Israeli sick funds
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Health Organ Manag 22:23-35. 2008
    ..This paper aims to analyze the development of "pay-for-performance" (P4P) programs implemented by Israel's two largest sick funds, insuring 78 percent of the population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementing QA programs in managed care health plans: factors contributing to success
    Revital Gross
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:308-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to identify the factors that contribute to the success or failure of quality assurance programs implemented by Israeli managed care health plans...
  11. doi request reprint The association of gender concordance and primary care physicians' perceptions of their patients
    Revital Gross
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Women Health 48:123-44. 2008
    ..The findings also suggest the need to empower female patients to take an active partnership role to improve their communication with male physicians...
  12. doi request reprint Population-based trends in male adolescent obesity in Israel 1967-2003
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusaelem, Israel
    J Adolesc Health 44:195-8. 2009
    ..Rise in obesity, standard of living, and income inequality (as measured by the Gini index) increased concomitantly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Teamwork in treating diabetes and hypertension in Israeli managed care organizations
    Revital Gross
    Bar Ilan University and Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:353-65. 2009
    ..This article aims to analyze existing and preferred labor divisions between physicians and nurses treating patients with hypertension and diabetes in managed care organizations...
  14. doi request reprint Disparities in obesity temporal trends of Israeli adolescents by ethnic origin
    Revital Gross
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e154-61. 2011
    ..To analyze the temporal trends of obesity over time among male adolescents of different ethnic origins...
  15. ncbi request reprint A consumer-based tool for evaluating the quality of health services in the Israeli health care system following reform
    Revital Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, JDC Hill, Jerusalem, and Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, P O Box 13087, Jerusalem 91130, Israel
    Health Policy 68:143-58. 2004
    ..We hope that our approach will be of use to other countries that want to evaluate system-wide change and monitor quality of services over time...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effect of regulatory prohibitions against risk selection by health status on supplemental insurance ownership in Israel
    Revital Gross
    Health Policy Research Unit, JDC Brookdale Institute, P O Box 13087, Jerusalem 91130, Israel and School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan Israel
    Soc Sci Med 58:1609-22. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Reforming the Israeli health system: findings of a 3-year evaluation
    R Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, P O B 13087, 91130, Jerusalem, Israel
    Health Policy 56:1-20. 2001
    ..Up-to-date information is essential in helping policymakers track the process of reform implementation and results, and identify problems which need to be addressed in the future...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implementing managed competition in Israel
    R Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 52:1219-31. 2001
    ..In addition to stemming from universal limitations to the managed competition model, the implementation pattern in Israel reflects local, historical forces and the interplay of Israel's powerful health system actors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health status and health care utilization among immigrant and non-immigrant Israeli Jewish women
    R Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Women Health 34:53-69. 2001
    ..However, research addressing the specific health problems of these immigrant women has been scarce...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between primary care physicians' adherence to guidelines for the treatment of diabetes and patient satisfaction: findings from a pilot study
    Revital Gross
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan Clalit Health Services Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Pract 20:563-9. 2003
    ..Others have reported that structured intervention programmes improve patient satisfaction with care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women caring for disabled parents and other relatives: implications for social workers in the health services
    Revital Gross
    Health Policy Research Unit, JDC Brookdale Institute, P O B 13087 Jerusalem 91130, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 37:19-37. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that formal service providers, chiefly social workers, may better support women caregivers once they are aware of the needs arising from disparate contexts of care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in primary care patients with diabetes: implications for social workers
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Health Soc Work 33:229-36. 2008
    ..When doing so, social workers need to be aware of the potential trade-off between following medical recommendations that advocate for a strict lifestyle and patients' QoL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Correlates of quality of life in primary care patients with hypertension
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:483-97. 2006
    ..Hypertension has been associated with lower levels of quality of life (QoL). However, the specific correlates of lower QoL in this patient population have remained largely unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the type of psychotropic medications purchased for common mental disorders in the largest managed care organization in Israel
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 44:91-102. 2012
    ..To evaluate patient and physician characteristics associated with the type of psychotropic medications (anti-anxiety, antidepressant, or both) purchased...
  25. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with and access to community care of the chronically ill in Israel's health system
    Netta Bentur
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Health Policy, P O Box 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Health Policy 67:129-36. 2004
    ..However, it was feared that this goal would not be reached for the chronically ill, due to the regulations governing health plan reimbursement and to amendments to the law that authorize additional co-payments for services...
  26. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertensive patients' compliance with recommended lifestyle behaviors
    Anthony D Heymann
    Department of Community Medicine, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:553-7. 2011
    ..A crucial element in controlling blood pressure is non-pharmaceutical treatment. However, only a few studies specifically address the question of hypertensive patients' compliance with physicians' recommendations for a healthy lifestyle...
  27. ncbi request reprint Perceived need and receipt of outpatient mental health services. Factors affecting access in Israeli HMOs
    Jonathan Rabinowitz
    Department of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:260-9. 2003
    ..However, severely limiting the availability of services does reduce the proportion of persons getting care. Implications for regulating insurers are discussed...
  28. doi request reprint Patients' and physicians' characteristics associated with the purchase of benzodiazepines by older primary care patients in Israel
    Liat Ayalon
    Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Adm Policy Ment Health 40:117-23. 2013
    ..Any intervention to improve the use of benzodiazepines should be directed at both patients and physicians...
  29. ncbi request reprint Disparities in antidepressant adherence in primary care: report from Israel
    Liat Ayalon
    Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 17:e340-7. 2011
    ..Objectives: To evaluate patient and physician characteristics associated with the purchase of antidepressant medication for at least 6 months...
  30. doi request reprint When co-payments for physician visits can affect supply as well as demand: findings from a natural experiment in Israel's national health insurance system
    Bruce Rosen
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Health Plann Manage 26:e68-84. 2011
    ..Other countries that have implemented co-payment systems with exemptions may benefit from the Israeli experience in designing and evaluating their systems...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Israeli mental health insurance reform--perspectives
    Bruce Rosen
    Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, P O B 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 11:201-8. 2008
    ..A reform effort is underway to transfer legal responsibility for the provision of mental health care from the government to the health plans...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health system reform and the elderly: the case of Israel
    N Bentur
    JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Aging Soc Policy 10:85-104. 1998
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The reform of the Israeli health care system: a comparison between older and younger consumers, one year and three years after its implementation
    N Bentur
    Aging Policy Unit, JDC-Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:56-64. 2001
    ..It is necessary to continue monitoring the impact of the law on the need for health services of vulnerable groups such as the chronically ill and disabled older people...
  34. doi request reprint Integrating CAM and biomedicine in primary care settings: physicians' perspectives on boundaries and boundary work
    Judith T Shuval
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Qual Health Res 22:1317-29. 2012
    ..On the whole, the integrative physicians interviewed can be viewed as "postmodern" professionals who reject the impermeability of many long-established boundaries and hierarchies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Correlates of a perceived need for mental health assistance and differences between those who do and do not seek help
    J Rabinowitz
    Bar Ilan University, Ranat Gan, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:141-6. 1999
    ..This study examined prevalence of perceived need for mental health assistance, characteristics of people with a perceived need, and how persons with a need who sought help were different from those who did not...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gatekeeping: a challenge in the management of primary care physicians
    R Gross
    Health Policy Research Unit, JDC-Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Manag Med 15:283-98. 2001
    ..Discusses strategies to gain the cooperation of primary care physicians, which is necessary for implementing an effective gatekeeping system...
  37. ncbi request reprint Implementing health care reform in Israel: organizational response to perceived incentives
    Revital Gross
    Health Policy Research Program, JDC Brookdale Institute and Bar Ilan University School of Social Work, Israel
    J Health Polit Policy Law 28:659-92. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The healthcare experiences of Arab Israeli women in a reformed healthcare system
    Eldad Elnekave
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute National Institutes of Health, 1 Cloister Court, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Health Policy 69:101-16. 2004
    ..Collectively, their health profiles rate poorly in comparison to Jewish Israeli women or to women in the vast majority of developed countries...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disparities in women's health and health care experiences in the United States and Israel: findings from 1998 National Women's Health Surveys
    Cathy Schoen
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    Women Health 37:49-70. 2003
    ..S. managed care plans. The analysis explores the extent to which such a system helps to equalize access experiences with contrasts to the experiences of U.S. women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health and depression in women from the former Soviet Union living in the United States and Israel
    Arlene Michaels Miller
    College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Immigr Health 6:187-96. 2004
    ..Future cross-national interdisciplinary research should be directed toward identifying specific contextual factors that will guide interventions and influence health policy for new immigrants...