Summary: The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.
Publications215 found, 100 shown here
- Antivaccination activists on the world wide webP Davies
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney A27, NSW 2006, Australia
Arch Dis Child 87:22-5. 2002..To determine the likelihood of finding an antivaccination site on the world wide web and to characterise their explicit claims and rhetorical appeals...
- [Fine-cut tobacco: a priority for public health and consumer advocacy]Tania Castaño Calduch
Centro de Investigación y Control de la Calidad, Instituto Nacional del Consumo, Madrid, Espana
Gac Sanit 26:267-9. 2012..To study whether fine-cut tobacco poses a problem for public health and consumer affairs...
- A study of client-focused case management and consumer advocacy: the Community and Consumer Service ProjectM O'DONNELL
Psychiatry Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:684-93. 1999..Client-focused services were developed using an empowerment model of case management and by the addition of consumer advocates...
- Advocacy for public health: a primerS Chapman
School of Public Health, A27 University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:361-5. 2004..Public health advocacy is the strategic use of news media to advance a public policy initiative, often in the face of opposition...
- Public policy involvement by health commissionersAmy Thompson
The University of Toledo, Health and Human Services, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
J Community Health 34:239-45. 2009..Professional preparation programs and continuing education opportunities should focus on advocacy, public policy development, and removing barriers to action...
- Leadership in a public housing communityMarie Wolff
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
J Health Commun 9:119-26. 2004..This program faced unique challenges since the advocates both worked and lived in the same setting. However, confronting and resolving these issues ultimately enhanced the quality of the program...
- Advocacy for physical activity--from evidence to influenceTrevor Shilton
National Heart Foundation of Australia, 334 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Promot Educ 13:118-26. 2006..What should be advocated? 3. Implementing a mix of advocacy strategies to influence and mobilise support for the physical activity agenda. How should advocacy be implemented?..
- Housing and health: time again for public health actionJames Krieger
Public Health Seattle and King County and the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 4039, USA
Am J Public Health 92:758-68. 2002..Now is the time for public health to create healthier homes by confronting substandard housing...
- Beneficiaries' perceptions of new Medicare health plan choice print materialsL D Harris-Kojetin
Health Care Financ Rev 23:21-35. 2001..Based on the findings, we present policy recommendations for the development and dissemination of Medicare health plan information to beneficiaries...
- Framing a public health debate over alcohol advertising: the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth 2002-2008David H Jernigan
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Public Health Policy 32:165-79. 2011..Combining a steady stream of reports and peer-reviewed articles with state and federal organizing and media advocacy, the Center re-framed a policy debate over alcohol marketing and youth, enabling measurable progress...
- Planning and implementing a community-based public health advocacy campaign: a transport case study from AustraliaMurray Gomm
Department of Health, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Health Promot Int 21:284-92. 2006..The case study demonstrates the value of a well-planned campaign and including public health advocacy in public health practice, as an important strategy to facilitate the creation of healthy environments through healthy public policy...
- Quantitative impact of including consumers in the scientific review of breast cancer research proposalsYvonne Andejeski
Biomedical Sciences Group, Science Applications Internal Corporation SHIC, Frederick, Maryland, USA
J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:379-88. 2002..As major stakeholders, patients and other consumer advocates sought inclusion in all decision-making processes affecting funding of disease-targeted research...
- US Public Health Agency involvement in youth-focused illicit drug policy, planning, and prevention at the local level, 1999-2003Duane C McBride
Institute for Prevention of Addictions, Andrews University, 10211 IPA Rd, Berrien Springs, MI 49104 0211, USA
Am J Public Health 98:270-7. 2008....
- Case managers' voices must be heard by state, national policymakersBarbara L Kornblau
Prof Case Manag 12:3-4. 2007
- Public health advocacy to change corporate practices: implications for health education practice and researchNicholas Freudenberg
Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
Health Educ Behav 32:298-319; discussion 355-62. 2005..It analyzes the role of health professionals, government, and advocacy groups in these campaigns and assesses the implications of this domain for health education practice and research...
- From public interest to political justiceRichard E Ashcroft
Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, United Kingdom
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 13:20-7. 2004
- Patients as consumers: courts, contracts, and the new medical marketplaceMark A Hall
Wake Forest University, USA
Mich Law Rev 106:643-89. 2008..This Article proposes legal solutions to the plight of the patient-as-consumer and asks what that plight tells us about market solutions to the health-care quandary...
- Social work and the Supreme Court: a clash of values; a time for actionVicki Lens
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10025, USA
Soc Work 49:327-30. 2004
- Nurturing a culture of innovationDominick P DePaola
The Forsyth Institute, 140 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 3799, USA
J Dent Res 83:446-7. 2004
- The role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in public health lawSuzi Ruhl
Center for Public Health and Law, Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:76-7. 2003
- Studying the news on public health: how content analysis supports media advocacyLori Dorfman
Berkeley Media Studies Group, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Am J Health Behav 27:S217-26. 2003..To describe how content analysis of the news assists media advocates...
- Making the grade in public health advocacyM Elaine Auld
Am J Public Health 93:1984-5. 2003
- Smart growth: a prescription for livable citiesAlyson L Geller
Am J Public Health 93:1410-5. 2003
- The future of health social workEdward V Pecukonis
School of Social Work, University of Maryland, 525 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Soc Work Health Care 37:1-15. 2003..The proposed changes are intended to stimulate discussion and an exchange of ideas needed to maintain Social Work's relevance and integrity in the evolving health care delivery system...
- The numbers behind the news. Helping the public understand medical research resultsLouise Kertesz
Healthplan 44:10-4, 16, 18. 2003
- Nonprofit organizations versus government agencies to reduce tobacco useVivien Carver
Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, 350 West Woodrow Wilson, Suite 499, Jackson, Mississippi 39213, USA
J Public Health Policy 24:181-94. 2003..In 1999 and 2000, tobacco use declined in Mississippi, even compared to neighboring states. This unique partnership's multifaceted approach to social change probably facilitated this decline...
- The built environment and its relationship to the public's health: the legal frameworkWendy Collins Perdue
Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1390-4. 2003..This article reviews the connection between public health and the built environment and then describes the legal pathways for improving the design of our built environment...
- Using technology in advocacy efforts to aid in tobacco policy and politicsJ Don Chaney
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:218-24. 2003
- The health educator's role in advocacy and policy: principles, processes, programs, and partnershipsNancy Moore Caira
Bernards Township Health Department, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:303-13. 2003..The trainings and subsequent initiatives provide a template for organizations and individuals to build advocacy skills and increase the role of public health professionals in setting state public health policy...
- What it takes for Congress to actClyde H Evans
Association of Academic Health Centers, 1400 16th St NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:177-81. 2003..Part 2 presents some observations about the basic structure and process that have implications for advocates. Part 3 translates these observations into concrete strategies for effective advocacy...
- Interview with Dearell Niemeyer, tobacco policy expert. Interview by Ellen JonesDearell Niemeyer
Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium TTAC, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:17-22. 2003
- Advocacy 101: getting started in health education advocacyRegina A Galer-Unti
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2046, USA
Health Promot Pract 5:280-8. 2004..A compendium of highly accessible resources is also provided. Finally, this article provides motivation for the beginning advocate...
- Making big tobacco give in: you lose, they winNathaniel Wander
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0612, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2048-54. 2006....
- Obesity--the new frontier of public health lawMichelle M Mello
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 354:2601-10. 2006
- Healthy America--the opportunity to meet the challenge in our statesJuliana Smith
J Am Diet Assoc 106:663-4. 2006
- Media advocacy and newspaper coverage of tobacco issues: a comparative analysis of 1 year's print news in the United States and AustraliaKatherine Clegg Smith
Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:289-99. 2005..The difference in policy conditions seems to offer contrasting opportunities for advocates in the two countries to use newspapers to promote helpful tobacco control messages for both behavior and policy change...
- The heartland's heartstrings: the power, challenges, and opportunities of rural health advocacy in WashingtonJeanne M Lambrew
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
N C Med J 67:55-7. 2006
- Argentina: no lesson learnedCelia Iriart
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
Int J Health Serv 36:177-96. 2006..Social movements have emerged that are developing alternative projects and showing that, when the base is solidarity, "another world is possible."..
- Applying lessons from tobacco litigation to obesity lawsuitsJess Alderman
Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:82-8. 2006..Understanding the lessons of tobacco can save public health advocates much time and many resources and thus allow tobacco litigation to benefit public health in new ways...
- ONS health policy advocacy extends beyond Capitol Hill and the legislative arenaIlisa M Halpern
Gardner Cartot and Douglas, LLC, USA
ONS News 20:10. 2005
- Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Advocacy Writing GroupAntronette K Yancey
Circulation 111:e140-9. 2005
- Building a network of grass roots advocatesLeslie Spencer
Department of Health and Exercise Science, Rowan University, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:suppl 7-8. 2005
- Private enforcement: litigation as a tool to prevent obesityRichard A Daynard
Tobacco Control Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Public Health Policy 25:408-17. 2004..While litigation can be effective, media attention and current political discourse on "tort reform" has engendered a set of legislative actions that would foreclose litigation as a public health strategy...
- A proud collaboration with the tobacco technical assistance consortium on a historical public health issueRandy H Schwartz
Cancer Control for the American Cancer Society, New England Division, USA
Health Promot Pract 5:6S-7S. 2004
- Pharmaceutical industry agenda setting in mental health policiesR Gosden
University of Wollongong, 20 Hill Street, Austinmer, NSW 2515, Australia
Ethical Hum Sci Serv 3:147-59. 2001..However, policies tailored to their commercial purpose are not necessarily beneficial either for patients or the society at large...
- Diet, heart disease, and the role of the registered dietitianAlice H Lichtenstein
Nutrition Science and Policy, Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:205-8. 2007
- Consumers are king. From IT projects to quality initiatives to improved transparency, in '07 it's all about making the healthcare experience better, saferCinda Becker
Mod Healthc 37:24-8. 2007
- Health impact assessment and advocacy: a challenging combinationJ Lennert Veerman
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Soz Praventivmed 51:151-2. 2006
- Advocacy for children through activismKaren G Duderstadt
J Pediatr Health Care 18:217-8. 2004
- Public roles of US physicians: community participation, political involvement, and collective advocacyRussell L Gruen
Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
JAMA 296:2467-75. 2006..Yet little is known about practicing physicians' attitudes about or the extent to which they participate in public roles, which we defined as community participation, political involvement, and collective advocacy...
- An approach to coordinate efforts to reduce the public health burden of stroke: the Delta States Stroke ConsortiumVirginia J Howard
School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A19. 2004..The Delta States Stroke Consortium members propose that together these domains and activities define a structure to guide interventions to reduce the public health burden of stroke in this region...
- Funding and the mechanisms of changeC Earl Fox
Urban Health Institution, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Manag Care 14:8-9; discussion 13-20. 2005
- Public health, law, and local control: destruction of the US chemical weapons stockpileMichael R Greenberg
Department of Urban Studies and Community Health, Bloustein School of Planning and Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1958, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1222-6. 2003..This controversy is in large part due to efforts by some state and local governments and activist groups to play a more central role in a decision making process that was once fully controlled by the US Army...
- Test Positive Aware Network turns 15Jim Pickett
Posit Aware 13:23-6. 2002
- Innovation in social policy: collaborative policy advocacyMargaret S Sherraden
Department of Social Work, Center for International Studies, University of Missouri St Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
Soc Work 47:209-21. 2002..Social workers can and should take the lead and become significant actors in state policy development...
- Federalism and social justice: implications for social workDonald M Linhorst
School of Social Service, Saint Louis University, 3550 Lindell Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
Soc Work 47:201-8. 2002..Implications for social work policy practice, research, and education for advancing social justice within the federal system of government are explored...
- Are we prepared for tomorrow's health challenges?Angela Z Monson
Oklahoma State Senate, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:33-8. 2003
- Bridging the gap: state and private industry response to the lack of a Medicare outpatient prescription drug benefitWendy C Goldstein
Epstein Becker and Green, PC, New York Office, USA
Manag Care Interface 15:55-8. 2002..The article describes how various states and private initiatives have acted to increase access to affordable outpatient prescription drugs for seniors...
- Civil society? What deliberative democrats can tell advocates about how to build public commitment to the health promotion agendaBrian E Evoy
Centre for Population Health Promotion Research, Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Can J Public Health 99:321-3. 2008..It is recommended that public resources be provided to involve the public in deliberations about population health promotion issues related to the wicked problem of health inequities...
- Working on the puzzle: health care coverage for low-wage workersLouise G Trubek
University of Wisconsin Law School, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:157-79. 2002
- Unfinished business: how litigation relates to health care regulationWilliam M Sage
Columbia University School of Law, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 28:387-419. 2003....
- The impact of corporate practices on health: implications for health policyNicholas Freudenberg
Hunter College, Public Health, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Public Health Policy 29:86-104; discussion 105. 2008..Systematic analysis of these experiences yields insights that can guide the development of health policies that increase opportunities for primary prevention by discouraging harmful corporate practices...
- A seat at the table: membership in federal advisory committees evaluating public policy in geneticsC F Ard
Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass, USA
Am J Public Health 91:787-90. 2001....
- Shadow governance: the political construction of health policy leadershipLawrence D Brown
Department of Health Policy and Management, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 28:517-24. 2003
- Practice-based teaching for health policy action and advocacyShelley A Hearne
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Public Health Rep 123:65-70. 2008....
- Incorporating palliative care into critical care education: principles, challenges, and opportunitiesM Danis
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
Crit Care Med 27:2005-13. 1999..To identify the goals and methods for medical education about end-of-life care in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
- A canary in the coal mine: documenting citizenship and identity in the State of MassachusettsRichard M Kwong
MDRC, Health and Barriers to Employment, 475 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Health Policy 96:1-6. 2010..g., providers, community advocates) adopted to help overcome them...
- Reducing the risk of sexual abuse for people who use augmentative and alternative communicationBarbara Collier
Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
Augment Altern Commun 22:62-75. 2006..and health care professionals); and (d) make recommendations to parents, educators, service providers, and consumer advocacy organizations about their roles in reducing the risk of abuse for youth and adults who use AAC...
- Enhancing the quality and efficiency of newborn screening programs through the use of health information technologyGregory J Downing
Personalized Health Care Initiative, Office of the Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, USA
Semin Perinatol 34:156-62. 2010..strategies are needed among the public health, primary care practice, referral/specialty service, and consumer advocacy communities to provide continuity of information required for medical decision-making throughout prenatal, ..
- Case study on nutrition labelling policy-making in CanadaEllen M Vogel
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Can J Diet Pract Res 71:85-92. 2010....
- Use of complementary therapies by Australian women with breast cancerT Kremser
National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 3, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012, Australia
Breast 17:387-94. 2008..The survey was mailed to members of two breast cancer consumer advocacy groups, and assessed type of therapy used, reasons for use, and sources of information about complementary ..
- Who does the public trust? The case of genetically modified food in the United StatesJohn T Lang
Department of Sociology and the Food Policy Institute, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Risk Anal 25:1241-52. 2005..Evaluators-scientists, universities, and medical professionals-are the most trusted. Watchdogs-consumer advocacy organizations, environmental organizations, and media sources-are moderately trusted...
- Integrating evidence-based practices and the recovery modelF J Frese
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:1462-8. 2001b>Consumer advocacy has emerged as an important factor in mental health policy during the past few decades...
- The organization and delivery of craniofacial health services: the state of the artR P Strauss
Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
Cleft Palate Craniofac J 36:189-95. 1999..Trends in team regionalization, quality assurance, outcomes research, and consumer advocacy are reviewed...
- Analysis of consumer information brochures on osteoporosis prevention and treatmentGabriele Meyer
University of Hamburg, Unit of Health Sciences and Education, Hamburg, Germany
Ger Med Sci 5:Doc01. 2007..Method: All printed brochures from patient and consumer advocacy groups, physician and governmental organisations, health insurances, and pharmaceutical companies were ..
- Development of a consumer advocacy programM O'DONNELL
Psychiatry Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 32:873-9. 1998The aim of the present paper was to describe the development of a consumer advocacy program within the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney (NSW, Australia).
- Setting the public agenda for online health search: a white paper and action agendaLiza Greenberg
Utilization Review Accreditation Commission Inc URAC, Washington, DC 20005, USA
J Med Internet Res 6:e18. 2004..Both consumers and quality experts have raised concerns about the quality of information on the Web and the ability of consumers to find accurate information that meets their needs...
- Is "shy bladder syndrome" a subtype of social anxiety disorder? A survey of people with paruresisBavanisha Vythilingum
MRC Unit on Anxiety Disorders, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
Depress Anxiety 16:84-7. 2002..Despite the existence of a consumer advocacy organization, the "Intentional Paruresis Association (www.paruresis...
- Towards an International Classification for Patient Safety: a Delphi surveyRichard Thomson
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 21:9-17. 2009..The World Alliance set out to develop an International Classification for Patient Safety (ICPS) to address this, and to test the relevance and acceptability of the draft ICPS and progressively refine it prior to field testing...
- Second-generation antipsychotics: cost-effectiveness, policy options, and political decision makingRobert A Rosenheck
Department of Psychiatry, Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
Psychiatr Serv 59:515-20. 2008..restrictions on either drug availability or physician choice are vigorously opposed by professional and consumer advocacy groups as well as by industry, and excessively restrictive approaches could unintentionally reduce access to ..
- Quality of life in breast cancer. Part I: Physical and social well-beingB R Ferrell
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
Cancer Nurs 20:398-408. 1997Almost 2 million breast cancer survivors reside in the United States. An increase in consumer advocacy and media attention to this disease has helped bring breast cancer survivorship to the forefront of public attention...
- An assessment of strategies for improving quality of care in nursing homesJoshua M Wiener
The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Gerontologist 43:19-27. 2003..Despite substantial regulatory oversight, quality of care in nursing homes remains problematic. This article assesses strategies for improving quality of care in these facilities...
- Public disclosure of comparative clinical performance data: lessons from the Scottish experienceRussell Mannion
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 9:277-86. 2003..groups: health care providers, regional government health care purchasers, general practitioners and consumer advocacy agencies...
- Psychology in the prescription era: building a firewall between marketing and scienceDavid O Antonuccio
Veterans Affairs Sierra Nevada Health Care System and University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89503, USA
Am Psychol 58:1028-43. 2003..organizations, medical journals, continuing medical education, scientific researchers, media experts, and consumer advocacy organizations...
- Health and safety issues pertaining to genetically modified foodsF Goodyear-Smith
Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Aust N Z J Public Health 25:371-5. 2001..Dissatisfied consumer advocacy groups are calling for all foods involving GM technology to be labelled, irrelevant of whether the final ..
- Improving patient safety through infection control: a new healthcare imperativeDeborah S Yokoe
Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:S3-11. 2008..professional associations, government and accrediting agencies, legislators, regulators, payers, and consumer advocacy groups have advanced the prevention of healthcare-associated infections as a national imperative, ..
- A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitalsDeborah S Yokoe
Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:S12-21. 2008..professional associations, government and accrediting agencies, legislators, regulators, payers, and consumer advocacy groups...
- Simvastatin-induced rhabdomyolysis and acute renal injuryAbdelkarim Waness
Department of Internal Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Blood Purif 26:394-8. 2008..The safety profile of this drug has been widely discussed in the medical and consumer advocacy communities...
- Understanding newborn screening system issues with emphasis on cystic fibrosis screeningBradford L Therrell
National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center, Austin, TX 78757, USA
J Pediatr 147:S6-10. 2005..Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC) will impact decisions about NBS panels and professional and consumer advocacy will play an important role in deciding the directions in which NBS programs move...
- Quality of care: expanding the social work dialogueDeborah M Megivern
People Incorporated, St Paul, MN, USA
Soc Work 52:115-24. 2007..The model can be used to assess targets for quality improvement intervention in social services practice settings...
- An introduction to minority health resources on the World Wide WebM Z Holbrooks
Med Ref Serv Q 19:59-71. 2000..The heterogeneity of sponsors, ranging from federal agencies to consumer advocacy and support groups- and their agendas-results in differences of quality, depth of content, and suitability ..
- Transitional discharge based on therapeutic relationships: state of the artCheryl Forchuk
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:80-6. 2007..The TDM Plan of Research is presented and reflects the collaboration between stakeholders and the integration of consumer advocacy, clinical practice, education, policy, and research in various countries.
- Patients' rights on the World Wide WebM K Taylor
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901 6632, USA
Med Ref Serv Q 20:57-70. 2001..resources covered in this article include: clearinghouses; government agencies; federal legislative and legal sites; and home pages of professional and trade associations, policy research institutes, and consumer advocacy organizations.
- Signs of the times: will people power deliver accountability?Daloni Carlisle
Health Serv J 116:14-5. 2006
- Organic food quality: a framework for concept, definition and evaluation from the European perspectiveJohannes Kahl
Department of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany
J Sci Food Agric 92:2760-5. 2012..Furthermore, parameters have to be defined for the evaluation of suitability of these indicators for organic food production...
- Knowledge into action? understanding ideological barriers to addressing health inequalities at the local levelPatricia A Collins
Department of Geography, RCB 7230, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
Health Policy 80:158-71. 2007....
- Police chiefs' perceptions of the regulation of firearmsAmy Thompson
Department of Adult Counseling, Health, and Vocational Education, College and Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242 001, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:305-312. 2006..This national study assessed police chiefs' support for various types of firearm control measures, perceptions regarding firearms as a public health problem, and the likelihood of initiating firearm control advocacy activities...
- From (before) Bhopal to (after) BP: trade secrets and the right to knowCharles Levenstein
New Solut 21:163-76. 2011..Although the paper focuses primarily on the U.S. experience, we believe that the lessons learned may be broadly applicable...
- Rights-based approaches to health: something for everyoneSofia Gruskin
Health Hum Rights 9:5-9. 2006
- Public health law in an age of terrorism: rethinking individual rights and common goodsLawrence O Gostin
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:79-93. 2002..Finally, the paper offers a systematic defense of MSEHPA, which has galvanized the public debate around the appropriate balance between public goods and individual rights...
- Patient identification: the foundation for a culture of patient safetyLenard L Parisi
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 18:73-9. 2003Patients, consumer advocacy groups, and regulatory and accrediting bodies have spoken out about the importance of patient safety in the health care environment...
- Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS)Peter C Wyer; Fiscal Year: 2012..The PC includes representation from health policy, methodology, patient and consumer advocacy, education, publishing, journalism, health care delivery, informatics and decision support, implementation ..
- OLDER BREAST CANCER PATIENTS: RISK FOR COGNITIVE DECLINERobert A Stern; Fiscal Year: 2013..Comprehensive Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Boston University and Y- Me (a national consumer advocacy organization)...
- Community Development Teams to Scale-Up MTFC in CaliforniaPatricia Chamberlain; Fiscal Year: 2011..e., being a CMHS System of Care site, level of poverty, urban/rural, presence of consumer advocacy, history of collaboration) moderate the hypothesized intervention effect...
- Developing a Sustainable Consumer Clearinghouse for Translational Depression andPatricia J Deldin; Fiscal Year: 2010..The Clearinghouse will build upon a pre-existing partnership among one of the nation's leading consumer advocacy groups (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance), the nation's inaugural Comprehensive Depression ..
- Evaluating the Effects of Autism Insurance MandatesDavid S Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2013..For Aim 4, we will interview insurance administrators, provider organizations and consumer advocacy organizations to explore potential effects of mandates not easily studied using claims data, including state-..
- Consumers United for Evidence-based Healthcare: Building Capacity andEngagementKay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2013..for Evidence-based Healthcare, will host the proposed events, with an aim to build capacity within health consumer advocacy groups;to present opportunities for their scientist partners to learn more about them;and to establish ..
- Late 20th-Century Consumer Advocacy and the Shaping of Public Health Policy and PAva Alkon; Fiscal Year: 2009..dissertation examines the history of the Public Citizen Health Research Group (HRG)-a small, influential consumer advocacy group established by Ralph Nader and Dr...
- Patient safety self-advocacy in patient-centered careNancy Elder; Fiscal Year: 2002..will be developed based on analysis of these interviews, and from the existing illness self-management and consumer advocacy literature...
- Translating Evidence to Quality Care: Getting the Message to Your ConstituencyKay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2007..The target audience is health consumer advocacy groups interested in integrating understanding and interpretation of evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) into ..
- Ethical Decision-Making for Newborn Genetic ScreeningThomas Murray; Fiscal Year: 2004..expertise and experience in genetic screening, ethics, public health, economics, law, public policy, and consumer advocacy. The group will hold four meetings to explore the key issues in the identified areas, using four genetic ..
- Consumers United for Evidence-Based Healthcare (CUE)Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2009..The target audience will be health consumer advocacy groups interested in integrating understanding and interpretation of evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) into ..
- EMPLOYEE RESPONSE TO HEALTH PLAN PERFORMANCE RATINGSMichael Chernew; Fiscal Year: 1999..has led to the development and dissemination of health plan report cards by employers, the media, and consumer advocacy organizations...
- State Guides to Patients' Access to Medical RecordsJoy Pritts; Fiscal Year: 2006..The audience for these reference materials will consist of health care consumers, consumer advocacy groups, and providers in small group practices...
- National Asthma Disparities ConferenceKevin Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2005..health services research, public health practice, health care financing, health policy, and of course consumer advocacy. In the format of a two-day conference this group of experts will seek to review key issues underlying ..
- Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving JailNicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
- Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Development of an Instrument to Measure Health LiteracyLauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Psychosocial Intervention in HIV-Affected Children in HaitiJoia Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2006..Lastly, a group intervention for HIV affected children will be piloted to generate preliminary data for a larger, R01 study designed to prevent poor outcomes in HlV-affected children. ..
- Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health RecordsDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006..Dissemination of the results of this work should speed efforts toward the establishment of a national health information infrastructure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENINGLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
- Using risk models to identify and prioritize outpatient 'high-alert' medicationsMichael Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Roots of Health Disparities: The Quality of Primary CarePeter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2008..The significance of these findings would be that a singular approach to improving the quality of care provided by physicians should enhance care quality overall and reduce healthcare disparities. ..
- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2009..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
- Presenting Diagnostic Results from Large-Scale Clinical Mutation TestingRichard R Sharp; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Assessing Cognitive Function in the Bogalusa Heart Study CohortJeanette Gustat; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Patient perceptions of bioengineered probiotics and clinical metagenomicsRICHARD R contact SHARP; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- South Bronx EJ Partnership and Ethical Issues in EHALVIN STRELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2006..Formal evaluation will be conducted of all specific activities, including formative, process, and outcome evaluations, and will be the responsibility of the principal investigator. ..
- Cholesterol Homeostasis in Framingham Offspring StudyAlice Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Germ Line Interventions and Human Research EthicsRebecca Dresser; Fiscal Year: 2003..The project will yield two manuscripts, one aimed at a general audience and a more detailed monograph for groups asked to evaluate the ethical and regulatory acceptability of proposals to conduct germ line research in humans. ..
- Computer-Based Technology & Caregiving for Older AdultsRUSSELL MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..Outcomes of the conference will include a compendium of the state of the art in computer-based technologies for care giving, as well as conference proceedings and a journal article. ..
- A Longitudinal Study of Influenza Vaccine DecisionsGretchen Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will extend the understanding of predictors of influenza vaccine acceptance and will prove valuable in the development of intervention strategies to boost vaccine acceptance rates. ..
- MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN CEREBROVASCULAR RESEARCHLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- CHILDREN OF BATTERED WOMEN--RISKS AND RESILIENCYCRIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..In addition to the central hypotheses about the intervention, we will examine the impact on children's outcomes of several variales thought to moderate children's adjustment and resilience over time. ..
- A NEW FUNCTIONAL EVALUATION TOOL FOR CANCER CAREPeter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2004..4) Instrument assembly through analysis of results of reliability and validity testing, followed by dissemination of results. ..
- BRONX SCIENCE EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPALVIN STRELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2004..Phase II will concentrate on dissemination. The partnership will train 50 teachers and 45 clinicians starting in year 01 and 40 new teachers in years 02 and 03. ..
- Increasing EPCT Accrual Among Hispanics in South TexasAmelie Ramirez; Fiscal Year: 2004..The intervention protocol will be reviewed by patients and oncologists and finalized in preparation for a later phase of research (outside this 2-year project period) to be implemented and evaluated in the San Antonio area. ..
- Southwest Alcohol Research GroupNina Wallerstein; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- REDES EN ACCION--CANCER AWARENESS, TRAINING AND RESEARCHAmelie Ramirez; Fiscal Year: 2005..With annual reviews and adjustments of priorities, the network will serve as an ongoing vehicle for involving diverse Hispanic populations in a comprehensive range of cancer awareness, training and research activities. ..
- CENTER FOR INTERVENTION RESEARCH ON ADULTS WITH SMIPhyllis Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2002..To increase externally funded research in the School of Social Work on clinical service interventions and service system interventions for adults with SMI. ..
- ORAL CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE VS ORAL PLACEBO IN SSC ALVEOLITISDean Schraufnagel; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF CANCER SURVIVALPAMELA SHORT; Fiscal Year: 2003..By emphasizing hazard modeling as our main analytic approach, we will estimate and project both short-term and long-term effects of cancer on survivors' economic well-being. ..
- Prostate Cancer Recovery Enhancement (PROCARE) for African American MenLisa C Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- UNDERSTANDING RACIAL DIFFERENCES--LUNG CANCER TREATMENTPeter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2003..Once identified, differences in the evaluative process undergone by black and white patients will be assessed, and the association between provider and patient race on receipt of surgery will be tested. ..
- Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician EntryDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
- SOY PROTEIN +/- ISOFLAVONOIDS AND PLASMA LIPIDSAlice Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of these studies, whether positive or negative, should contribute to the data base on which to formulate more specific public health recommendations with respect to decreasing risk of developing CHD. ..
- Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/AustraliaSimon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- AMPHETAMINE ENHANCED STROKE RECOVERY--BURKE SRCI GROUPLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..However the treatment duration will be increased to a total of 10 sessions. ..
- South Bronx Environmental Justice PartnershipALVIN STRELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Untangling Infection from Inflammation: PneumoniaJ Cobb; Fiscal Year: 2006..Funds from this award are necessary to generate the preliminary data for a larger study, to untangle the septic response from the systemic inflammatory response. ..
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- MECHANISMS AND CONSEQUENCES OF CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIESDavid Ledbetter; Fiscal Year: 2002..Development of rapid and precise breakpoint specific assays and methylation assays may facilitate patient analysis and clinical diagnosis. ..
- DIETARY FAT, PLASMA LIPIDS AND OTHER CHD RISK FACTORS.Alice Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2003..The investigators state that data derived from the proposed studies could contribute to the database on which to formulate more specific public health recommendations regarding the variables described. ..