JENNIFER RUGER

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of health expenses on household capabilities and resource allocation in a rural commune in Vietnam
    Kim Thuy Nguyen
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47423. 2012
  2. pmc An alternative framework for analyzing financial protection in health
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001294. 2012
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine and naltrexone treatments for heroin dependence in Malaysia
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50673. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Global health justice and governance
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Bioeth 12:35-54. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Patterns and factors associated with intensive use of ED services: implications for allocating resources
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1884-94. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Global health governance as shared health governance
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:653-61. 2012
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of peer-delivered interventions for cocaine and alcohol abuse among women: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33594. 2012
  8. pmc Costs of addressing heroin addiction in Malaysia and 32 comparable countries worldwide
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:865-87. 2012
  9. pmc Economic evaluation of pharmaco- and behavioral therapies for smoking cessation: a critical and systematic review of empirical research
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:279-305. 2012
  10. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in behavioral risk factors and health outcomes by gender in the Republic of Korea
    Hak Ju Kim
    Dongguk University, Department of Social Welfare, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    BMC Public Health 10:195. 2010

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Effect of health expenses on household capabilities and resource allocation in a rural commune in Vietnam
    Kim Thuy Nguyen
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47423. 2012
    ..We aim to re-conceptualize the impact of health expenses on household "flourishing" in terms of "basic capabilities."..
  2. pmc An alternative framework for analyzing financial protection in health
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001294. 2012
    ..Jennifer Prah Ruger argues for a more multidemensional assessment of financial protection in health, which can better capture health expenditures and the full burden of health cost burdens...
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine and naltrexone treatments for heroin dependence in Malaysia
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50673. 2012
    ..To aid public health policymaking, we studied the cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine, naltrexone, and placebo interventions for heroin dependence in Malaysia...
  4. doi request reprint Global health justice and governance
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Bioeth 12:35-54. 2012
    ..This article ties global health justice and ethics to principles for governing the global health realm, developing a theoretical framework for global and domestic institutions and actors...
  5. doi request reprint Patterns and factors associated with intensive use of ED services: implications for allocating resources
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1884-94. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Global health governance as shared health governance
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:653-61. 2012
    ..An ethical commitment to providing all with the ability to be healthy is required...
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of peer-delivered interventions for cocaine and alcohol abuse among women: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33594. 2012
    ..To determine whether the additional interventions to standard care are cost-effective in addressing cocaine and alcohol abuse at 4 months (4 M) and 12 months (12 M) from baseline...
  8. pmc Costs of addressing heroin addiction in Malaysia and 32 comparable countries worldwide
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:865-87. 2012
    ..Develop and apply new costing methodologies to estimate costs of opioid dependence treatment in countries worldwide...
  9. pmc Economic evaluation of pharmaco- and behavioral therapies for smoking cessation: a critical and systematic review of empirical research
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:279-305. 2012
    ..Efforts to improve methodology will help make future studies more comparable and increase the evidence base so that such evaluations can be more useful to public health practitioners and policy makers...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in behavioral risk factors and health outcomes by gender in the Republic of Korea
    Hak Ju Kim
    Dongguk University, Department of Social Welfare, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    BMC Public Health 10:195. 2010
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  11. pmc Ethics in American health 1: ethical approaches to health policy
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University School of Medicine, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Law School, 60 College St, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1751-6. 2008
    ..There is a need to integrate consequential and procedural approaches to health ethics and policy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identifying high-risk patients for triage and resource allocation in the ED
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:794-8. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that a few easily obtainable clinical factors may significantly improve the accuracy of triage and resource allocation among patients assigned with a middle-acuity score...
  13. pmc Ethics in American health 2: an ethical framework for health system reform
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University School of Medicine, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Law School, 60 College St, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1756-63. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Rethinking equal access: agency, quality, and norms
    J P Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Glob Public Health 2:78-96. 2007
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  15. pmc Measuring the costs of outreach motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and relapse prevention among low-income pregnant women
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:46. 2009
    ..Estimating the costs of outreach programs is critical for understanding the economics of reaching underserved and hard-to-reach populations...
  16. pmc Health capability: conceptualization and operationalization
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College St, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:41-9. 2010
    ..I offer a conceptual model of health capability and present a health capability profile to identify and address health capability gaps...
  17. pmc Costs of HIV prevention among out-of-treatment drug-using women: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, 60 College St, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:83-94. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first micro-costing study of the SI and enhanced modules and the first of its kind targeting drug-using women...
  18. pmc Shared health governance
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Bioeth 11:32-45. 2011
    ..This article develops further the SHG framework and explains its importance and implications for governing health domestically...
  19. pmc Economic evaluation of drug abuse treatment and HIV prevention programs in pregnant women: a systematic review
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Addict Behav 37:1-10. 2012
    ..Efforts to address methodological challenges will help make future studies more comparable and have more influence on policy makers, clinicians and the public...
  20. pmc Cost-effectiveness of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and relapse prevention among low-income pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Value Health 11:191-8. 2008
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  21. pmc Health financing and insurance reform in Morocco
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Division of Global Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1009-16. 2007
    ..In this paper we analyze these reforms: the pre-reform debate, benefits covered, financing, administration, and oversight. We also examine prospects and future challenges for implementing the reforms...
  22. pmc Health and social justice
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Lancet 364:1075-80. 2004
  23. pmc The changing role of the World Bank in global health
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:60-70. 2005
    ..Through a deepened understanding of the complexities of development, the World Bank now regards investments in HNP programs as fundamental to its role in the global economy...
  24. pmc Democracy and health
    J P Ruger
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, Suite 316, P O Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    QJM 98:299-304. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic factors associated with ambulance use to the emergency department
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:879-85. 2006
    ..Knowledge is limited, however, about clinical and economic factors associated with ambulance use compared to other arrival methods...
  26. pmc Global health inequalities: an international comparison
    J P Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Law, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:928-36. 2006
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  27. pmc Ethics and governance of global health inequalities
    J P Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Law, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:998-1003. 2006
    ..Theories of justice are necessary to define duties and obligations of institutions and actors in reducing inequalities. The problem is the lack of a moral framework for solving problems of global health justice...
  28. pmc Ethics of the social determinants of health
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Lancet 364:1092-7. 2004
  29. pmc Out-of-pocket healthcare spending by the poor and chronically ill in the Republic of Korea
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:804-11. 2007
    ..We examined variations in out-of-pocket spending, estimated out-of-pocket spending burden ratio employing household equivalent income, and identified factors associated with out-of-pocket spending...
  30. pmc The moral foundations of health insurance
    J P Ruger
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06525, USA
    QJM 100:53-7. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Health, capability, and justice: toward a new paradigm of health ethics, policy and law
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and School of Law, USA
    Cornell J Law Public Policy 15:403-82. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Health, health care, and incompletely theorized agreements: a normative theory of health policy decision making
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Yale University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:51-87. 2007
    ..By emphasizing these factors, this approach offers findings distinct from those provided by existing analyses, and the article concludes with prescriptions for future health reform efforts...
  33. pmc Economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women: a systematic review
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Value Health 11:180-90. 2008
    ..This study aims to critically assess economic evaluations of smoking cessation and relapse prevention programs for pregnant women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Catastrophe health expenditure
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Lancet 362:996-7; author reply 997. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between insurance status and admission rate for patients evaluated in the emergency department
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1285-8. 2003
    ..To determine if differences exist in hospital and intensive care unit (ICU)/operating room admission rates based on health insurance status...
  36. pmc Combating HIV/AIDS in developing countries
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    BMJ 329:121-2. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint What will the new World Bank head do for global health?
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Lancet 365:1837-40. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Analysis of costs, length of stay, and utilization of emergency department services by frequent users: implications for health policy
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8072, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1311-7. 2004
    ..To the authors' knowledge, no study has examined visit characteristics and resource utilization of different levels of frequent use...
  39. pmc Measuring disparities in health care
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    BMJ 333:274. 2006
  40. pmc Global health governance and the World Bank
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Lancet 370:1471-4. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Joy Phumaphi: leader in human development at the World Bank
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Lancet 370:1477. 2007
  42. pmc Global functions at the World Health Organization
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    BMJ 330:1099-100. 2005
  43. pmc Health and development
    Jennifer Prah Ruger
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Lancet 362:678. 2003

Research Grants3

  1. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Prah Ruger with the training, mentoring, time and resources to develop the specific skills and knowledge that will allow her to lead independent research on the economic evaluation of addictive services. ..
  2. Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for Pregn
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. longer gestations, greater birth weight, reduced medical consequences such as admission and length of stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)). ..
  3. Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for Pregn
    JENNIFER P RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. longer gestations, greater birth weight, reduced medical consequences such as admission and length of stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)). ..