James Macinko

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Organization and delivery of primary health care services in Petrópolis, Brazil
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, NY, NY 10012 1172, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:303-17. 2004
  2. doi Access to, use of and satisfaction with health services among adults enrolled in Brazil's Family Health Strategy: evidence from the 2008 National Household Survey
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:36-42. 2012
  3. pmc Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, 411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:33. 2012
  4. ncbi Predictors of 10-year hospital use in a community-dwelling population of Brazilian elderly: the Bambuí Cohort Study of Aging
    James Macinko
    New York University, New York 10012, USA
    Cad Saude Publica 27:S336-44. 2011
  5. ncbi Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004
    James Macinko
    University of Pennsylvania, RWJF Health and Society Scholars program, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2070-80. 2007
  6. pmc The influence of primary care and hospital supply on ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations among adults in Brazil, 1999-2007
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, FoodStudies, and Public Health at New York University, NewYork, NY 10012 1172, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1963-70. 2011
  7. ncbi [Renewing primary health care in the Americas]
    James Macinko
    Departamento de Nutricion, Estudios de la Alimentación y Salud Pública, Universidad de Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:73-84. 2007
  8. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012 1172, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:13-9. 2006
  9. doi The impact of primary healthcare on population health in low- and middle-income countries
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:150-71. 2009
  10. pmc Who experiences discrimination in Brazil? Evidence from a large metropolitan region
    James Macinko
    Dept, of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:80. 2012

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi Organization and delivery of primary health care services in Petrópolis, Brazil
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, NY, NY 10012 1172, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 19:303-17. 2004
    ..The methodology could be used to set objectives and monitor progress towards improving the organization and delivery of primary care in Petrópolis and elsewhere...
  2. doi Access to, use of and satisfaction with health services among adults enrolled in Brazil's Family Health Strategy: evidence from the 2008 National Household Survey
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:36-42. 2012
    ..To assess the effects of participation in Brazil's primary healthcare programme (the Family Health Strategy or FHS) on access, use and satisfaction with health services among adults...
  3. pmc Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, 411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:33. 2012
    ..This study assesses trends in horizontal equity in the utilization of healthcare services from 1998 to 2008--a period of major economic and social change in Brazil...
  4. ncbi Predictors of 10-year hospital use in a community-dwelling population of Brazilian elderly: the Bambuí Cohort Study of Aging
    James Macinko
    New York University, New York 10012, USA
    Cad Saude Publica 27:S336-44. 2011
    ..Underweight was a predictor of any hospitalization, while obesity was an inconsistent predictor of hospitalization...
  5. ncbi Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004
    James Macinko
    University of Pennsylvania, RWJF Health and Society Scholars program, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2070-80. 2007
    ..05). PSF program coverage was not associated with neonatal mortality rates. Lessons learned from the Brazilian experience may be helpful as other countries consider adopting community-based primary care approaches...
  6. pmc The influence of primary care and hospital supply on ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations among adults in Brazil, 1999-2007
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, FoodStudies, and Public Health at New York University, NewYork, NY 10012 1172, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1963-70. 2011
    ..We assessed the influence of changes in primary care and hospital supply on rates of ambulatory care-sensitive (ACS) hospitalizations among adults in Brazil...
  7. ncbi [Renewing primary health care in the Americas]
    James Macinko
    Departamento de Nutricion, Estudios de la Alimentación y Salud Pública, Universidad de Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:73-84. 2007
    ..This document explains the strategies that must be employed at the national, subregional, Regional, and global levels...
  8. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012 1172, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:13-9. 2006
    ..To use publicly available secondary data to assess the impact of Brazil's Family Health Program on state level infant mortality rates (IMR) during the 1990s...
  9. doi The impact of primary healthcare on population health in low- and middle-income countries
    James Macinko
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:150-71. 2009
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  10. pmc Who experiences discrimination in Brazil? Evidence from a large metropolitan region
    James Macinko
    Dept, of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:80. 2012
    ..In this study, we explore the prevalence and correlates of perceived discrimination in a large, multiracial Brazilian metropolitan area...
  11. ncbi A rapid assessment methodology for the evaluation of primary care organization and performance in Brazil
    James Macinko
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Health Policy Plan 22:167-77. 2007
    ..The aim is to demonstrate the validity of the methodology and its potential use in measuring and improving district-level primary care services in developing countries...
  12. doi Major expansion of primary care in Brazil linked to decline in unnecessary hospitalization
    James Macinko
    Public Health and Health Policy, New York University, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2149-60. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the Family Health Program has improved health system performance in Brazil by reducing the number of potentially avoidable hospitalizations...
  13. doi The health effects of decentralizing primary care in Brazil
    Frederico C Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1127-35. 2009
    ..We explore questions surrounding decentralization using the example of infant mortality in Brazil. Our study of two programs identified positive effects on health outcomes in the context of infant mortality...
  14. doi Primary care and avoidable hospitalizations: evidence from Brazil
    Frederico Guanais
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:115-22. 2009
    ..Program coverage may have contributed to an estimated 126 000 fewer hospitalizations between 1999 and 2002, corresponding to potential savings of 63 million US dollars...
  15. doi Neighborhoods and obesity
    Jennifer L Black
    New York University, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:2-20. 2008
    ..Theoretical explanations for neighborhood-obesity effects and recommendations for strengthening the literature are presented...
  16. pmc The contribution of primary care systems to health outcomes within Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, 1970-1998
    James Macinko
    Department of Health Administration and Planning, National School of Public Health Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Health Serv Res 38:831-65. 2003
    ..To assess the contribution of primary care systems to a variety of health outcomes in 18 wealthy Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries over three decades...
  17. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  18. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
    ..We tested the association between the availability of primary care and income inequality on several categories of mortality in US counties...
  19. ncbi Primary care, income inequality, and stroke mortality in the United States: a longitudinal analysis, 1985-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stroke 34:1958-64. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to test whether primary care reduces the impact of income inequality on stroke mortality...
  20. ncbi Quantifying the health benefits of primary care physician supply in the United States
    James Macinko
    RWJ Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylavnia, Philadelphia 19104 6218, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:111-26. 2007
    ..Pooled results for all-cause mortality suggest that an increase of one primary care physician per 10,000 population was associated with an average mortality reduction of 5.3 percent, or 49 per 100,000 per year...
  21. ncbi Reductions in firearm-related mortality and hospitalizations in Brazil after gun control
    Maria de Fátima Marinho de Souza
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:575-84. 2007
    ..The estimated impact of these measures, if they prove causal, could be as much as 5,563 firearm-related deaths averted in 2004 alone...
  22. ncbi Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005
    ..The study provides evidence that primary care resources are associated with population health and could aid in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...
  23. ncbi The relationship between primary care, income inequality, and mortality in US States, 1980-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:412-22. 2003
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  24. ncbi Reducing firearm injury: lessons from Brazil
    James Macinko
    LDI Issue Brief 12:1-4. 2007
    ..S. This Issue Brief analyzes recent gun legislation and other violence reduction policies in Brazil and their effects on firearm violence...