Hugh Richard Waters

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring financial protection in health in the United States
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 69:339-49. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Application of activity-based costing (ABC) for a Peruvian NGO healthcare provider
    H Waters
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:3-18. 2001
  3. pmc The economic impact of exposure to secondhand smoke in Minnesota
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:754-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of interventions to reduce road traffic injuries--a review of the literature with applications to low and middle-income countries
    H R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 16:23-31. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Health insurance coverage in Central and Eastern Europe: trends and challenges
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:478-86. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of private providers in treating child diarrhoea in Latin America
    Hugh R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Econ 17:21-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The costs of non-insurance in Maryland
    Hugh Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:139-51. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of a child nutrition education programme in Peru
    Hugh R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:257-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs of interpersonal violence--an international review
    Hugh Richard Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 73:303-15. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality-based purchasing in health care
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore 21205, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:365-81. 2004

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring financial protection in health in the United States
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 69:339-49. 2004
    ..The results are placed in an international context. Similar studies in other countries would allow for more in-depth comparisons of financial protection than are currently possible...
  2. ncbi request reprint Application of activity-based costing (ABC) for a Peruvian NGO healthcare provider
    H Waters
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:3-18. 2001
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of the potential applications of ABC in the health sector in developing countries...
  3. pmc The economic impact of exposure to secondhand smoke in Minnesota
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:754-9. 2009
    ..Using the risk categories established by the 2006 US surgeon general's report, we estimated medical treatment costs related to exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) in the state of Minnesota...
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of interventions to reduce road traffic injuries--a review of the literature with applications to low and middle-income countries
    H R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 16:23-31. 2004
    ..The dearth of similar economic evaluations of interventions for road traffic injuries in low and middle-income countries represents a serious research gap and hinders the implementation of effective strategies in those countries...
  5. doi request reprint Health insurance coverage in Central and Eastern Europe: trends and challenges
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:478-86. 2008
    ..Key3reform issues include identifying ways to encourage additional investment in the health sector; and defining formal benefit packages, copayments, and the role of private insurance...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of private providers in treating child diarrhoea in Latin America
    Hugh R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Econ 17:21-9. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint The costs of non-insurance in Maryland
    Hugh Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:139-51. 2007
    ..This study calculates expenditures and costs related to a lack of health insurance coverage in the State of Maryland...
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of a child nutrition education programme in Peru
    Hugh R Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:257-64. 2006
    ..12 US dollars per child reached and 55.16 US dollars per case of stunting prevented. The estimated marginal cost of the intervention per death averted is 1952 US dollars...
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs of interpersonal violence--an international review
    Hugh Richard Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 73:303-15. 2005
    ..International comparisons are complicated by the calculation of economic losses based on foregone wages and income, thus undervaluing economic losses in poorer countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality-based purchasing in health care
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore 21205, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:365-81. 2004
    ..In many low and middle-income countries, the lack of availability of information is the principal constraint on measuring performance, a critical component of quality-based purchasing...
  11. doi request reprint The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:333-9. 2011
    ..These results do not take into account the additional effect of the Michigan Keystone program in terms of reducing cases of sepsis or its effects in terms of preventing mortality, improving teamwork, and reducing nurse turnover...
  12. ncbi request reprint Working with the private sector for child health
    Hugh Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:127-37. 2003
    ..Where possible, future interventions should be designed as experiments, with careful assessment of the intervention design and the environment in which they are implemented...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of the 1997-98 East Asian economic crisis on health and health care in Indonesia
    Hugh Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:172-81. 2003
    ..The results suggest that social protection programmes play a critical role in protecting populations against the adverse effects of economic downturns on health and health care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Weight-for-age malnutrition in Indonesian children, 1992-1999
    Hugh Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:589-95. 2004
    ..A child with a weight-for-age Z-score below -2.0 is classified as underweight and either moderately or severely malnourished...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pricing health services for purchasers--a review of methods and experiences
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room 8132, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 70:175-84. 2004
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  16. pmc Coverage and costs of childhood immunizations in Cameroon
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:668-75. 2004
    ..To quantify the association between household-level and provider-level determinants and childhood immunization rates in Cameroon while also calculating the cost of childhood immunizations...
  17. ncbi request reprint The cost of treatment for child pneumonias and meningitis in the Northern Areas of Pakistan
    Hamidah Hussain
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm W5504 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 21:229-38. 2006
    ..These costs provide important background information for the potential introduction of the conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccines in Pakistan...
  18. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of a low-fat diet in the prevention of breast and ovarian cancer
    Antonio M Bos
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:56-66. 2011
    ..Results of the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial (WHI-DM) suggest that a low-fat diet may be associated with beneficial health outcomes for specific groups of women...
  19. doi request reprint Can mothers recognize neonatal illness correctly? Comparison of maternal report and assessment by community health workers in rural Bangladesh
    Y Choi
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:743-53. 2010
    ..To validate maternal recognition of neonatal illnesses at home compared to assessment by community health workers (CHWs) during routine household surveillance for neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh...
  20. pmc Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 339:b2826. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the timing of first postnatal home visit by community health workers on neonatal mortality...
  21. doi request reprint An experiment with community health funds in Afghanistan
    Krishna D Rao
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, New Delhi, India
    Health Policy Plan 24:301-11. 2009
    ..In this context, it is critical that international assistance for Afghanistan's health sector continues...
  22. pmc Validation of community health workers' assessment of neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:12-9. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint The effect of wealth status on care seeking and health expenditures in Afghanistan
    Laura C Steinhardt
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Suite E8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:1-17. 2009
    ..The high out-of-pocket health expenditures, particularly for private sector services, highlight the need to develop financial protection mechanisms in Afghanistan...
  24. doi request reprint Economic analysis of childhood pneumonia in Northern Pakistan
    Hamidah Hussain
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:438-42. 2008
    ..Combined with reported costs from the health care provider perspective, an estimate of the overall financial burden of these diseases has been developed for the Northern Areas of Pakistan...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of literature on the cost-effectiveness of nutrition services
    Wendy D Pavlovich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:226-32. 2004
    ..More randomized controlled trials of nutrition services should be conducted, taking into consideration all potential candidates for nutrition therapy and all potential costs to patients, providers, and payers...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of vitamin A supplementation on mortality inequalities among children in Nepal
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Email
    Health Policy Plan 20:60-6. 2005
    ..This paper examines gender, caste and economic differentials in child mortality in the context of a cluster-randomized trial of vitamin A distribution, in order to determine whether or not the intervention narrowed these differentials...
  28. pmc Population-based incidence and etiology of community-acquired neonatal bacteremia in Mirzapur, Bangladesh: an observational study
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:906-15. 2009
    ..To devise treatment strategies for neonatal infections, the population-level incidence and antibiotic susceptibility of pathogens must be defined...