Harold A Pollack
Affiliation: University of Chicago
- Health policy and the community safety net for individuals with intellectual disabilityHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Dev Disabil Res Rev 17:44-51. 2011..Controlling for local conditions, politically conservative states enacted deeper cuts and spent a smaller fraction of state income on intellectual disability services than other states...
- Changes in the timing of SIDS deaths in 1989 and 1999: indirect evidence of low homicide prevalence among reported casesHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:2-13. 2006..5, P = 0.12). The stable age-at-death distribution of reported SIDS cases between 1989 and 1999 suggests that covert homicides are a small fraction of reported SIDS cases...
- Outpatient substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention: an updateHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 30:39-47. 2006..In conclusion, HIV testing and counseling widely proliferated in OSAT care. However, OSAT units remain less likely to offer HIV community outreach services...
- Welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers: the impact of welfare reformHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2024-31. 2006..We explored changing relations between substance use, welfare receipt, and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers before and after welfare reform...
- Emergency department use among Michigan children with special health care needs: an introductory studyHarold A Pollack
School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Health Serv Res 39:665-92. 2004..To describe patterns of emergency department (ED) use among children dual-enrolled in Medicaid and Michigan's Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)...
- Evidence of things unseen: causality and confounding in path models of youth substance useHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago, IL, USA
Addiction 103:320-1. 2008
- Dosage patterns in methadone treatment: results from a national survey, 1988-2005Harold A Pollack
Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Health Serv Res 43:2143-63. 2008..To examine the extent to which U.S. methadone maintenance facilities meet established standards for minimum dosages, 1988-2005...
- Dental examinations as an untapped opportunity to provide HIV testing for high-risk individualsHarold A Pollack
School of Social Service Administration, Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Am J Public Health 100:88-9. 2010..Three quarters of these people have seen a dentist within the past 2 years. Dental care offers opportunities to serve at-risk individuals who are otherwise unlikely to be tested or to receive preventive care services...
- High-risk pools for the sick and uninsured under health reform: too little and thus too lateHarold A Pollack
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 26:91-4. 2011..To provide adequate health care for uninsured individuals with chronic diseases, the federal PCIP appropriations would need to be many times higher than either Democrats or Republicans have proposed...
- HIV testing and counseling in the nation's outpatient substance abuse treatment system, 1995-2005Harold A Pollack
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 38:307-16. 2010..Adoption of formal intake procedures may provide one vehicle to increase provision of C&T services...
- Dentists' Willingness to Provide Expanded HIV Screening in Oral Health Care Settings: Results From a Nationally Representative SurveyHarold A Pollack
Harold A Pollack is with the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL At the time of the study, Margaret Pereyra, Richard Singer, and Lisa R Metsch were with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Shari Messinger was with the Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL Carrigan L Parish is with the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY At the time of the study, Stephen Abel was with Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL Carol Kunzel is with the Division of Behavioral Science, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY At the time of the study, Barbara Greenberg was with the Departments of Diagnostic Sciences and Community Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark Barbara Gerbert is with the Center for Health Improvement and Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco Michael Glick is with the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, NY
Am J Public Health 104:872-80. 2014....
- The impact of managed care enrollment on emergency department use among children with special health care needsHarold A Pollack
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, USA
Med Care 45:139-45. 2007..A few states have applied managed care models to the care of chronically ill children. One marker for the effects of managed care is changes in use of the emergency department (ED)...
- Insurer views on reimbursement of preventive services in the dental setting: results from a qualitative studyRebecca T Feinstein-Winitzer
Rebecca T Feinstein Winitzer and Harold A Pollack are with the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Carrigan L Parish, Margaret R Pereyra, and Lisa R Metsch are with the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Stephen N Abel is with the School of Dental Medicine, University of Buffalo, NY
Am J Public Health 104:881-7. 2014..Conclusions. The dental setting is a promising venue for preventive screenings, and addressing barriers to insurance reimbursement for such services is a key challenge for public health policy. ..
- HIV screening programs in US emergency departments: a cross-site comparison of structure, process, and outcomesGretchen Williams Torres
Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Ann Emerg Med 58:S104-13. 2011..We present findings from a multisite evaluation that systematically compares HIV screening programs in 6 emergency departments (EDs)...
- "Compassionate coercion": factors associated with court-mandated drug and alcohol treatment in pregnancy 1994-2005Mishka Terplan
From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology MT, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology EJS, MJK and Sociology MJK, School of Social Service Administration HAP, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
J Addict Med 4:147-52. 2010..To describe trends in court-mandated treatment in pregnancy. In particular, to determine whether pregnant women who enter treatment via the criminal justice system differ from women who enter voluntarily...
- Observed patterns of illicit opiate overdose deaths in Chicago, 1999-2003Greg Scott
Department of Sociology, Egan Urban Center, DePaul University, 990 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
J Urban Health 84:292-306. 2007..In summary, illicit opiate OD in Chicago peaked in 2000 and markedly declined by 2003. Opiate OD continues to pose a major threat of mortality to Chicago adults...
- Social costs of robbery and the cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatmentAnirban Basu
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Health Econ 17:927-46. 2008..Conventional wisdom posits the economic benefits of SAT. We find that SAT is even more beneficial than is commonly assumed...
- Methamphetamine use among pregnant womenMishka Terplan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Obstet Gynecol 113:1285-91. 2009..To estimate trends in the prevalence of methamphetamine treatment during pregnancy in the United States...
- Health insurance and access to care among welfare leaversSheldon Danziger
National Poverty Research Center at the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, USA
Inquiry 45:184-97. 2008....
- Decrease in the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in the home during the 1990s in families with childrenSoheil Soliman
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
Am J Public Health 94:314-20. 2004..This study explored correlates with and changes in the prevalence of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure of children in the home...
- Drug testing welfare recipients--false positives, false negatives, unanticipated opportunitiesHarold A Pollack
Department of Health Management and Policy University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Womens Health Issues 12:23-31. 2002..Screening and assessment programs should distinguish use from dependence, and should also identify alcohol dependence and psychiatric disorders. States should provide a range of treatment services to address these concerns...
- Housing instability among current and former welfare recipientsRobin Phinney
Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
Am J Public Health 97:832-7. 2007..We examined correlates of eviction and homelessness among current and former welfare recipients from 1997 to 2003 in an urban Michigan community...
- Welfare reform and substance abuseLisa R Metsch
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 3316, USA
Milbank Q 83:65-99. 2005..This article summarizes current research findings and examines implications for welfare reform reauthorization...
- Political economy of youth smoking regulationHarold A Pollack
Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Addiction 98:123-38. 2003..The essay concludes by considering the Master Settlement Agreement, whose detailed implementation remains uncertain after the election of the Bush administration...
- The impact of needle exchange-based health services on emergency department useHarold A Pollack
School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:341-8. 2002....
- Infant sleep placement after the back to sleep campaignHarold A Pollack
Department of Health Mangement and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
Pediatrics 109:608-14. 2002..Using survey data for the 1996-1998 birth cohorts, this epidemiologic study examines infant sleep position in a large, population-based sample...
- Changes in methadone treatment practices: results from a national panel study, 1988-2000Thomas D'Aunno
INSEAD, Boulevard de Constance, 77305 Fontainebleau Cedex, France
JAMA 288:850-6. 2002..Effective treatment for heroin users is critical given the upsurge in heroin use and the continued role of injection drug use in the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C epidemics...
- Social marginalization of overweight childrenRichard S Strauss
Department of Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, New Brunswick, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:746-52. 2003..Although the correlation among overweight, low self-esteem, and depression is well known, social isolation among overweight children and adolescents has not been studied...
- Health policy approaches to population health: the limits of medicalizationPaula M Lantz
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1253-7. 2007....
- A birth records analysis of the Maternal Infant Health Advocate Service program: a paraprofessional intervention aimed at addressing infant mortality in African AmericansHaslyn E R Hunte
University of Michigan, School of Public Health Genesee County Health Department, Flint, Michigan 48502, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S102-7. 2004..Based on this analysis, the MIHAS intervention may have brought its clients "up to par" with the general community on several birth outcomes...
- The implications of recent findings on the link between cannabis and psychosisHarold A Pollack
Addiction 102:173-6. 2007
- Duration of nonmethadone outpatient treatment: results from a national surveyPeter D Friedmann
Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Subst Abus 27:47-53. 2006..This study examined organizational trends from 1990 to 2000 and unit characteristics associated with the duration of nonmethadone outpatient addiction treatment...
- Fact, fiction, and fairness: resource allocation under the Ryan White CARE ActErika G Martin
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1103-12. 2006..Other state characteristics, such as poverty rates or racial/ethnic diversity, play a much smaller role...