Kevin W Ryan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Surveillance, screening, and reporting children's BMI in a school-based setting: a legal perspective
    Kevin W Ryan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S83-8. 2009
  2. pmc Public health "malpractice" and the obesity epidemic
    Kevin W Ryan
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock, 72201, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:414-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass index
    James M Raczynski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S124-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned while implementing a legislated school policy: body mass index assessments among Arkansas's public school students
    Michelle B Justus
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, 1401 W Capitol Ave, Suite 300, Victory Building, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
    J Sch Health 77:706-13. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vaccine policy and Arkansas childhood immunization exemptions: a multi-year review
    Haytham Safi
    Arkansas Department of Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:602-5. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000: results from education and engagement with policy makers and the public
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:57S-63S. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Am I my brother's keeper? A proposal to determine state governments' affirmative duty to advance public health
    Kevin W Ryan
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 31:124-33. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of addition of philosophical exemptions on childhood immunization rates
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:194-201. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for children in commercial and Medicaid managed care
    Joseph W Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72204, USA
    JAMA 290:1486-93. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Health plan quality-of-care information is undermined by voluntary reporting
    Joseph W Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:62-70. 2003

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Surveillance, screening, and reporting children's BMI in a school-based setting: a legal perspective
    Kevin W Ryan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S83-8. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Public health "malpractice" and the obesity epidemic
    Kevin W Ryan
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock, 72201, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:414-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass index
    James M Raczynski
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S124-40. 2009
    ..The Arkansas experience to date may serve to inform the efforts of other states to adopt policies to address the epidemic of childhood obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned while implementing a legislated school policy: body mass index assessments among Arkansas's public school students
    Michelle B Justus
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, 1401 W Capitol Ave, Suite 300, Victory Building, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
    J Sch Health 77:706-13. 2007
    ..The process of implementing this policy on a statewide level and lessons learned are described in this article...
  5. doi request reprint Vaccine policy and Arkansas childhood immunization exemptions: a multi-year review
    Haytham Safi
    Arkansas Department of Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:602-5. 2012
    ..By legislative requirement, the Arkansas Department of Health monitored exemptions through the 2009-2010 school year...
  6. ncbi request reprint Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000: results from education and engagement with policy makers and the public
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:57S-63S. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Am I my brother's keeper? A proposal to determine state governments' affirmative duty to advance public health
    Kevin W Ryan
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 31:124-33. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of addition of philosophical exemptions on childhood immunization rates
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:194-201. 2007
    ..This retrospective study conducted in 2006 describes the impact of philosophical exemption legislation in Arkansas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for children in commercial and Medicaid managed care
    Joseph W Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72204, USA
    JAMA 290:1486-93. 2003
    ..Assumptions that the quality of care provided to Medicaid beneficiaries through these programs is acceptable have not been tested...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health plan quality-of-care information is undermined by voluntary reporting
    Joseph W Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:62-70. 2003
    ..Using women's health indicators, we compared performance results for MCOs and evaluated whether those MCOs that publicly report quality-of-care (QOC) results demonstrate better QOC than those plans that restrict public access to data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving health with tobacco dollars from the MSA: the Arkansas experience
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:177-85. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Arkansas fights fat: translating research into policy to combat childhood and adolescent obesity
    Kevin W Ryan
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:992-1004. 2006
    ..Based on our experience, we present a framework for developing a cross-sector approach to translating science into policy and practice, and we offer this guide to other states facing similar health threats...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in health care quality for children and adults under managed care: justification for separate quality assessments?
    James E Bost
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:224-9. 2002
    ..To assess reported results of health care quality for children and adults in managed systems of care and to determine if variations exist between reported quality results for adults and children within the same plan...