- Quantifying the health benefits of primary care physician supply in the United States
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...
- A rapid assessment methodology for the evaluation of primary care organization and performance in Brazil
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...
- Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004
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...
- The relationship between primary care, income inequality, and mortality in US States, 1980-1995
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 16:412-22. 2003
- Reducing firearm injury: lessons from Brazil
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...
- [Renewing primary health care in the Americas]
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...
- 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...
- Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002
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...
- Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
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...
- Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
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...
- Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
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...
- The effects of specialist supply on populations' health: assessing the evidence
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
..Adverse effects from inappropriate or unnecessary specialist use may be responsible for the absence of relationship between specialist supply and mortality...
- Organization and delivery of primary health care services in Petrópolis, Brazil
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...
- Primary care, income inequality, and stroke mortality in the United States: a longitudinal analysis, 1985-1995
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...
- The contribution of primary care systems to health outcomes within Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, 1970-1998
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...