- [Workers with alcohol and drug addiction problems. Consensus Document of the Study Group on Hazardous Workers]
Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
Med Lav 99:3-58. 2008
..Italian Law 81/08 (so-called "Unified Text of Laws on Health and Safety at Work"), came into force on 15 May 2008 and incorporates provisions related to medical surveillance of drug and alcohol dependency at the workplace...
- How do drug policy makers access research evidence?
Drug Policy Modelling Program, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
Int J Drug Policy 20:70-5. 2009
..This study examined the sources of research evidence that Australian government drug policy makers accessed when faced with their most recent decision-making opportunity...
- Ethical challenges related to elder care. High level decision-makers' experiences
Anna Greta Mamhidir
Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Med Ethics 8:3. 2007
..The aim of this paper was to illuminate the meaning of being in ethically difficult situations related to elder care as experienced by high level decision-makers...
- A qualitative study of the impact of the implementation of advanced access in primary healthcare on the working lives of general practice staff
Watling Medical Centre, 108 Watling Avenue, HA8 0NR, London, UK
BMC Fam Pract 6:39. 2005
..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of the implementation of advanced access on the working lives of general practice staff...
- Psychological morbidity in general practice managers: a descriptive and explanatory study
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Imperial College School of Medicine, London
Br J Gen Pract 50:203-6. 2000
..Proposals to establish an occupational health service for primary care should be informed by knowledge of the health needs of general practice employees...
- Managing by commitments
Donald N Sull
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:82-91, 137. 2003
..making important decisions about, say, operating processes or partnerships, you should always ask yourself: Is this a process or relationship that we can live with in the future? Am I locking us into a course that we'll come to regret?..
- Learning to lead at Toyota
Steven J Spear
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:78-86, 151. 2004
- The risky business of hiring stars
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:92-100, 151. 2004
..Instead, they should focus on cultivating talent from within and do everything possible to retain the stars they create. Firms shouldn't fight the star wars, because winning could be the worst thing that happens to them...
- What makes an effective executive
Peter F Drucker
Peter F Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:58-63, 136. 2004
..The demand for effective executives is much too great to be satisfied by those few people who are simply born to lead. Effectiveness is a discipline. And, like every discipline, it can be learned and must be earned...
- Understanding "people" people
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:78-86, 136. 2004
..To get started, try the authors' free online assessment tool, which will measure both your orientation toward relational work in general and your interest level in each of its four dimensions...
- A time for growth: an interview with Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer. Interview by Paul Hemp
Harv Bus Rev 82:66-74, 186. 2004
..The] A players won't work for B players. Maybe with a company like GE, the reputation of the company is so strong that it can attract top people to work for weaker managers. In a new company like Amgen, that won't happen."..
- Leading from the middle
J AHIMA 76:34-7. 2005
Harv Bus Rev 82:31-4, 135; discussion 36-8, 40. 2004
..Michael Lawrie, the CEO of Siebel Systems; and Craig Chappelow, the senior manager of assessment and development resources at the Center for Creative Leadership--offer their perspectives on the problem and how to solve it...
- The geography of trust
Saj-nicole A Joni
Harv Bus Rev 82:82-8, 127. 2004
..These advisers provide leaders with insights that their organizations cannot. High-performing leaders' most enduring--and most valuable--relationships are characterized by enormous levels of all three kinds of trust...
- How do integrated delivery systems adopt and implement clinical information systems?
Bryan J Weiner
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:51-66. 2004
..Using case study methods, we identified general themes and explored how organizational context factors and information technology characteristics affect adoption and implementation processes...
- Supply chain challenges. building relationships
University of San Diego s, Institute of Supply Chain Management, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:64-73, 117. 2003
..Together, they take a wide-ranging view of such topics as developing talent, the role of the chief executive, and the latest technologies, exploring both the tactical and the strategic in the current state of supply chain management...
- Are you in with the in crowd?
Harv Bus Rev 81:86-92, 118. 2003
..If you want to move the organization in a new direction, you may need to explicitly challenge the core group. Otherwise the rest of the organization will not go along...
- Career development strategies. The stages of a manager's life, Part II
Ronald B Pickett
Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 17:283-5. 2003
- The benevolent autocrat: is it the right fit for the times?
Texas State University San Marcos, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:84-5. 2003
- Managers and leaders. Are they different? 1977
Harv Bus Rev 82:74-81. 2004
- Peter Drucker sets us straight. Interview by Brent Schlender
Fortune 149:114-8. 2004
- Managerial competencies necessary in today's dynamic health care environment
College of Business and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 21:1-11. 2002
- Leadership and the psychology of turnarounds
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:58-67, 136. 2003
..The author offers in-depth accounts of how the CEOs at Gillette, Invensys, and the BBC used these interventions to guide their employees out of corporate free fall and onto a more productive path...
- Why people follow the leader: the power of transference
Maccoby Group, Washington, DC, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:76-85, 136. 2004
..Then debilitating resentment and animosity can give way to mutual understanding and productivity--and a limping organization can start to thrive...
- Reinventing yourself: every day
Navigant Consulting's Healthcare Practice, Tampa, Fla, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 58:94, 96. 2004
- The secrets of his success
Fortune 150:156-8. 2004
- Are leaders portable?
Harvard Buisness School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 84:92-100, 157. 2006
..In fact, they argue, other types of management capabilities can make a significant contribution to performance, and company-specific skills can be an asset in a new job...
- In praise of the incomplete leader
MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Leadership Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Harv Bus Rev 85:92-100, 156. 2007
..Those who don't will not only bear the burden of leadership alone but will find themselves at the helm of an unbalanced ship...
- Five attributes of a successful manager in a research organization
Grace H W Wong
ActoKine Therapeutics, USA
Nat Biotechnol 24:1171-4. 2006
- Unleashing the untapped potential of hospital philanthropy
Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:541-5. 2006
..This paper explores why philanthropy is needed, the challenges hospitals face, and what institutions must do to build an internal culture supporting this new imperative...
- Surviving your new CEO
Kevin P Coyne
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 85:62-9, 142. 2007
..Whether you reinvigorate your career within your company or find fulfillment elsewhere, the key lies in deciding what you want to do--and then doing it right...
- Make your company a talent factory
Douglas A Ready
London Business School
Harv Bus Rev 85:68-77, 141. 2007
- Excelling as a leader
Karin H Leonard
Karin Leonard and Associates, San Francisco Bay Area, USA
Occup Health Saf 74:22-3. 2005
- Zeitgeist leadership
Anthony J Mayo
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 83:45-60, 156. 2005
..In every decade, all three archetypes were vital. It is the ongoing regeneration of this pattern in the business life cycle that ultimately sustains development and progress...
- The new deal at the top
Yves L Doz
Global Technology and Innovation at Insead, Fontainebleau, France
Harv Bus Rev 85:98-104, 142. 2007
..And when a company is widely diverse, like easyGroup, it can emphasize the learning opportunities that units with common business models may share...
- Women and the labyrinth of leadership
Alice H Eagly
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Harv Bus Rev 85:62-71, 146. 2007
- Selection bias and the perils of benchmarking
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, USA
Harv Bus Rev 83:114-9, 134. 2005
..Success may be inspirational, but managers are more likely to find the secrets of high performance if they give the stories of their competitors'failures as full a hearing as they do the stories of dazzling successes...
- What great managers do
Harv Bus Rev 83:70-9, 148. 2005
..By asking the right questions, squeezing the right triggers, and becoming aware of your employees' learning styles, you will discover what motivates each person to excel...
- Ending the CEO succession crisis
Harv Bus Rev 83:72-81, 147. 2005
..Choosing a CEO should be not one decision but an amalgam ofthousands of decisions made by many people every day over years...
- Almost ready: how leaders move up
Harv Bus Rev 83:46-53, 116. 2005
..quot; Most of all, he must learn to conduct himself with a level of maturity and wisdom that signals he is ready--not almost ready--to be chief executive...
- The new leader's guide to diagnosing the business
Bain and Company, Dallas, USA
Harv Bus Rev 86:62-73, 135. 2008
- Leading change when business is good. Interview by Paul Hemp and Thomas A. Stewart
International Business Machines Corporation, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:60-70, 148. 2004
- The role of middle managers in the transmission and integration of organizational culture
Caterina Lucia Valentino
School of Health Services Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
J Healthc Manag 49:393-404; discussion 404. 2004
..Combining these two theoretical models illustrates how middle managers are able to create a "pull" style of influence (Kotler 2000) to attract and energize people to enroll in the new organization's vision of the future...
- Evaluating transformational leadership skills of hospice executives
Paul D Longenecker
The Transformational Group, LLC, Westerville, Ohio 43082, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:205-11. 2006
..29). In addition, this was the first study of leadership skills of hospice executives and the first formal collection of personal demographic data about hospice executives...
- Storytelling that moves people. A conversation with screenwriting coach Robert McKee
Harv Bus Rev 81:51-5, 136. 2003
..Both are self-aware, and both are skeptics who realize that all people--and institutions--wear masks. Compelling stories can be found behind those masks...
- Keep the lid on. How to avoid opening the administrator's Pandora's box
Thomas P Peterson
Idaho Emergency Physicians PA, Boise, USA
MGMA Connex 3:32-7, 1. 2003
..Errors in handling data, dealing with employees and physicians, financial supervision and personal behavior teach lessons in a humbling fashion...
- Comparing systems' competency models. An analysis of individual system competencies reveals remarkable consistency throughout the ministry
Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, USA
Health Prog 83:40-3. 2002
- A letter to the chief executive
Harv Bus Rev 80:94-9, 130. 2002
..quot; Restoring sound, strategic decision making--thinking that looks beyond tomorrow's analyst reports--will go a long way toward keeping those outside forces at bay, according to Fuller...
- Lead from the center. How to manage divisions dynamically
M E Raynor
Business Administration, Harvard Business School in Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 79:92-100, 165. 2001
..The authors offer four tactics to help executives manage divisions dynamically...
- Physician-led: good idea or not?
Daniel K Zismer
Minneapolis Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, USA
Physician Exec 28:20-3. 2002
..Whether physicians or not, leaders must possess certain skills and qualities to achieve success. Take a look at what's required to be an effective leader...
- Conquering a culture of indecision
Harvard Business School and Northwestern's Kellogg School, USA
Harv Bus Rev 79:74-82, 168. 2001
..By taking these three approaches and using every encounter as an opportunity to model open and honest dialogue, a leader can set the tone for an organization, moving it from paralysis to action...
- Operational benchmarks. What CEOs want (need) to know
Robert A Fazzi
Fazzi Associates, Inc, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
Caring 21:40-3. 2002
..And for the first time in the history of home care, agency CEOs could get clear answers to that one incredibly BIG question: "How are we doing?"..
- Micromanagement--a costly management style
Sandra K Collins
College of Business and Administration, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA
Radiol Manage 24:32-5. 2002
..Employees who are allowed to be self-directed will be motivated to be more productive. Staffing issues such as low morale and high turnover will decrease; patient satisfaction will increase simultaneously...
- Why entrepreneurs don't scale
Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Park, California, USA
Harv Bus Rev 80:110-5, 134. 2002
..They learn how to deal effectively with diverse employees, customers, and external constituencies. And, most important, they make the company's continuing health and welfare their top concern...
- Holes at the top. Why CEO firings backfire
University of California, Irvine, USA
Harv Bus Rev 80:70-7, 133. 2002
..In the long run, such approaches are likely to foster stability at the helm--making it less likely a company will have to fire its CEO in the first place...
- The failure-tolerant leader
Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, La Jolla, California, USA
Harv Bus Rev 80:64-71, 148. 2002
..They know that as long as a person views failure as the opposite of success, rather than its complement, he or she will never be able to take the risks necessary for innovation...
- We don't need another hero
J L Badaracco
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 79:120-6, 162. 2001
..Their quiet approach to leadership doesn't inspire, thrill, or provide story lines for uplifting TV shows. But the unglamorous efforts of quiet leaders make a tremendous difference every day in the corporate world...
- What is a global manager?
Christopher A Bartlett
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:101-8, 141. 2003
..Through a close look at the successful careers of Leif Johansson of Electrolux, Howard Gottlieb of NEC, and Wahib Zaki of Procter & Gamble, the authors illustrate the skills that each managerial specialist requires...
- The very real dangers of executive coaching
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 80:86-92, 153. 2002
..And company leaders should beware that executive coaches given free rein can end up wreaking personnel havoc...
- Managing effectively in the downsized organization
Management Department, Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, Ala, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 22:56-62. 2003
- Currently employed public health administrators: are they prepared?
S F Boedigheimer
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Dover, Delaware, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 7:30-6. 2001
..Potential action steps were also identified...
- Growing talent as if your business depended on it
Jeffrey M Cohn
Bench Strength Advisors, New York, NY, USA
Harv Bus Rev 83:62-70, 155. 2005
..HR should be allowed to create development tools and facilitate their use, but the business units should take responsibility for development activities, and the board should ultimately oversee the whole system...
- Are you picking the right leaders?
Harv Bus Rev 80:78-85, 128. 2002
..Without such information, senior management will remain vulnerable to misidentifying leadership talent, and the wrong people will continue to make their way up the corporate ladder...
- How well does your organization help managers manage? A quiz for health care executives
McPherson and Co Inc, Mitchellville, MD, USA
MGMA Connex 3:36-7. 2003
- Sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years - United States, 2002-2007
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-58. 2009
..g., rates among females aged 15-19 years increased from 1.5 cases per 100,000 population in 2004 to 2.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2006) after a significant decrease during 1997-2005...
- Rural health in Jamaica: examining and refining the predictive factors of good health status of rural residents
Paul A Bourne
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Unviersity of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
Rural Remote Health 9:1116. 2009
- Guidelines for prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in HIV-infected adults and adolescents: recommendations from CDC, the National Institutes of Health, and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Jonathan E Kaplan
CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-207; quiz CE1-4. 2009
- Research influence on antimalarial drug policy change in Tanzania: case study of replacing chloroquine with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine as the first-line drug
Godfrey M Mubyazi
National Institute for Medical Research, Department of Health Systems and Policy Research, Centre for Enhancement of Effective Malaria Interventions, PO Box 9653, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
Malar J 4:51. 2005
..Internationally, literature on the role of researchers on national antimalarial drug policy change is limited...
- Carbon sequestration in Synechococcus Sp.: from molecular machines to hierarchical modeling
Grant S Heffelfinger
Sandia National Laboratories, Building 701 2101, MS 0885, 1515 Eubank SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123, USA
OMICS 6:305-30. 2002
- Cost analysis of post-polio certification immunization policies
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E05, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Bull World Health Organ 82:9-15. 2004
..An analysis was conducted to estimate the costs of different potential post-polio certification immunization policies currently under consideration, with the objective of providing this information to policy-makers...
- Security and privacy requirements for a multi-institutional cancer research data grid: an interview-based study
Frank J Manion
Information Science and Technology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:31. 2009
..We use these statements to examine fundamental assumptions regarding data sharing using data federations and grid computing...
- Primary care physicians in Israel: self-perception of their role in the healthcare system and policy makers' and patients' perception of them as gatekeepers
Department of Family Medicine, Haemek Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, Afula, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 3:893-7. 2001
- Visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal: reshaping the case finding/case management strategy
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Laboratory Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e355. 2009
- Determinants of impaired growth among hospitalized children: a case-control study
Marilia de Carvalho Lima
Department of Pediatrics, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 122:117-23. 2004
..The identification of amenable predictive risk factors is of major importance for policy makers to plan interventions to reduce infant malnutrition...
- Social marketing and the fight against malaria in Africa: population services international (PSI) and insecticide treated nets (ITNS)
East Afr J Public Health 6:317-25. 2009
..The target for all intervention efforts should be to eliminate the cost factor and ensure free distribution of all malaria related treatment products...
- Cattle owners' awareness of bovine tuberculosis in high and low prevalence settings of the wildlife-livestock interface areas in Zambia
Department of Disease Control, The University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
BMC Vet Res 6:21. 2010
- Pharmacogenomics research involving racial classification: qualitative research findings on researchers' views, perceptions and attitudes towards socioethical responsibilities
University of Montreal, Bioethics Programs, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
Pharmacogenomics 8:1115-26. 2007
- [Quality of medical database to valorize the DRG model by ISA cost indicators]
Délégation à l Information Médicale et à l Epidémiologie, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 3, avenue Victoria, 75004 Paris
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 50:593-603. 2002
..The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of a database of the discharge summaries used for DRGs and to compare consequences of inappropriate coding on budget estimation and risk adjustment...
- Human biomonitoring: state of the art
Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schillerstrasse 25 29, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:201-28. 2007
..For the evaluation of HBM results the German HBM Commission elaborates reference- and HBM-values...
- An innovative partnership in service
Cathy J Lazarus
Foundations in Medicine Program, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Acad Med 77:755. 2002
..The partnership also provides a unique opportunity to meet the Medical School Objectives Project (MSOP) objectives in Medical Informatics and Population Health, as outlined in Report II.(1)..
- Universal screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at hospital admission and nosocomial infection in surgical patients
Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
JAMA 299:1149-57. 2008
..Experts and policy makers have repeatedly called for universal screening at hospital admission to reduce nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection...
- Building community and public health nursing capacity: a synthesis report of the National Community Health Nursing Study
Jane M Underwood
Nursing Health Services Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Can J Public Health 100:I1-11. 2009
- Current micronutrient recommendations in Europe: towards understanding their differences and similarities
Esmée L Doets
Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 8129, 6700 EV, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Eur J Nutr 47:17-40. 2008
..Furthermore this paper aims to illustrate the diversity in European recommendations on vitamin A and vitamin D, and to explore differences and commonalities in approaches that could possibly explain variations observed...
- Physical therapy education and provision in Cambodia: a framework for choice of systems for development projects
Department of Physical Therapy, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Disabil Rehabil 29:903-20. 2007
..This paper discusses the factors that led to the development of four types of physical therapy provider levels in Cambodia with the goal of providing a framework for these decisions...
- International School Health Network: an informal network for advocacy and knowledge exchange
Douglas S McCall
Joint Consortium for School Health, Canada
Promot Educ 12:173-7. 2005
..iuhpe conference.org). Before then the ISHN will organise several on-line projects and teleconferences. For more information, contact email@example.com...
- Interventions for improving the adoption of shared decision making by healthcare professionals
Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec CHUQ, St Francois d Assise Hospital, 10 rue de l Espinay, Local D1 724, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1L 3L5
Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010
..Despite this potential, SDM has not yet been widely adopted in clinical practice...
- The Brookline Early Education Project: a 25-year follow-up study of a family-centered early health and development intervention
Judith S Palfrey
Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 116:144-52. 2005
..The goal of the project, which was administered by the Brookline Public Schools, was to ensure that children would enter kindergarten healthy and ready to learn...
- Public health assessments in disaster settings: recommendations for a multidisciplinary approach
Health Studies Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE Mailstop E 23, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 15:167-72. 2000
- Disaster management among pediatric surgeons: preparedness, training and involvement
Nikunj K Chokshi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Disaster Med 3:5-14. 2008
..The objective of our study was to determine the baseline experience, preparedness, willingness, and availability of pediatric surgeons to participate as activated first receivers...
- A survey of local health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrexham, UK
BMC Public Health 8:217. 2008
..The aim of this study was to describe the extent, content and regional variation of existing health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales, provided by statutory, voluntary and private sector agencies...
- The Cannabis Infringement Notice scheme in Western Australia: a review of policy, police and judicial perspectives
Department of Criminology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:331-6. 2005
..As it will be at least 18 months before the scheme is operationally settled in, the media and others should be cautious about reading too much into police data on numbers of notices issued and on rates of compliance...
- Assessing oral literacy demand in genetic counseling dialogue: preliminary test of a conceptual framework
Debra L Roter
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Baltimore, MD, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:1442-57. 2007
..These consequences are important for all patients but may be even more so for patients with restricted literacy...
- The unjust world problem: Towards an ethics of advocacy for healthcare providers and researchers
Elliot G Mishler
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Commun Med 1:97-104. 2004
..live in a world of poverty, social exclusion, and inequality? And if we then learn how their problems are rooted in such a world, are we prepared to become advocates with them not only for more humane health care but for social justice?..
- Barriers to generalizability of health economic evaluations in Latin America and the Caribbean region
Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria Servicio de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pharmacoeconomics 27:919-29. 2009
..Improving these aspects in LAC HEE studies is paramount to maximizing their potential benefits such as increasing the generalizability/transferability of their results...
- Incorporating covariates into fisheries stock assessment models with application to Pacific herring
Richard B Deriso
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California 92093 0203, USA
Ecol Appl 18:1270-86. 2008
..The impact can be extended to other commercially important fisheries, and a whole ecosystem approach may be needed to evaluate the costs and benefits of salmon hatcheries...
- Easier surveillance of climate-related health vulnerabilities through a Web-based spatial OLAP application
Center for Research in Geomatics CRG, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
Int J Health Geogr 8:18. 2009
..This has given rise to SOLAP (Spatial OLAP) and a new research area. This paper presents how SOLAP and climate-related health vulnerability data were investigated and combined to facilitate surveillance...
- Community perceptions of mental health needs: a qualitative study in the Solomon Islands
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Int J Ment Health Syst 3:6. 2009
- Improving the oral health of older people: the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
Poul Erik Petersen
WHO Global Oral Health Programme, Department for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:81-92. 2005
..Operational research and efforts to translate science into practice are to be encouraged. WHO supports national capacity building in the oral health of older people through intercountry and interregional exchange of experiences...
- A baseline survey of the Primary Healthcare system in south eastern Nigeria
Chinyere Mercellina Chukwuani
University of Lagos, College of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria
Health Policy 77:182-201. 2006
- Using the DATCAP and ASI to estimate the costs and benefits of residential addiction treatment in the State of Washington
Michael T French
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Services Research Center D93, University of Miami, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Third Floor, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Soc Sci Med 55:2267-82. 2002
..Thus, extensions of this research to other clients, States, and modalities should be feasible and straightforward...
- Science and technology for wealth and health in developing countries
Rockefeller and Gates Foundations
Glob Public Health 2:53-63. 2007