Joseph W Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Arkansas' experience: statewide surveillance and parental information on the child obesity epidemic
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, 1401 W Capitol, Suite 300, Victory Building, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S73-82. 2009
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Self-reported health risks linked to health plan cost and age group
    Rhonda K Hill
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:468-74. 2009
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Arkansas' experience: statewide surveillance and parental information on the child obesity epidemic
    Joseph W Thompson
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, 1401 W Capitol, Suite 300, Victory Building, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S73-82. 2009
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Self-reported health risks linked to health plan cost and age group
    Rhonda K Hill
    Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:468-74. 2009
    ..The objective of the current study was to quantify health plan costs associated with individual tobacco, obesity, and physical inactivity risks in Arkansas's state employee plan...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
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  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safety restraint use linked to hospital use and charges in Arkansas
    Mary E Aitken
    J Ark Med Soc 104:161-4. 2008
    ..2 days versus 7.5 days). Lack of safety restraint use was associated with greater use of hospital resources. Prevention efforts should focus on increasing compliance...
  13. pmc Public health and the politics of school immunization requirements
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E5543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:778-83. 2005
    ..Our observations may assist states whose current nonmedical exemption provisions are constitutionally suspect as well as states lacking legally appropriate administrative controls on existing, broad non-medical exemptions...
  14. ncbi request reprint A national assessment of children with special health care needs: prevalence of special needs and use of health care services among children in the military health system
    Thomas V Williams
    Center for Healthcare Management Studies, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, TRICARE Management Activity, Falls Church, Virginia 22041, USA
    Pediatrics 114:384-93. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to use survey tools that have been developed to identify children with special health care needs (CSHCN) to measure prevalence and resource needs of these children in the military health system (MHS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement
    Joseph W Thompson
    N Engl J Med 348:663-4; author reply 663-4. 2003
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Performance indicators in women's health: incorporating women's health in the health plan employer data and information set (HEDIS)
    Elizabeth D McKinley
    Center for Health Care Research and Policy Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:46-58. 2002
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