Summary: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.
Publications222 found, 100 shown here
- Social media adoption in local health departments nationwideJenine K Harris
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Am J Public Health 103:1700-7. 2013..We also examined the number of tweets per month for Twitter accounts as an indicator of social media use by LHDs...
- The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesityJennifer L Pomeranz
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
Am J Public Health 101:1192-7. 2011..Health departments have many options to effect change in the incidence of obesity but need the support of other government entities and officials...
- "Developing good taste in evidence": facilitators of and hindrances to evidence-informed health policymaking in state governmentChristopher J Jewell
University of California, San Francisco 94143 0613, USA
Milbank Q 86:177-208. 2008..The real-life context in which policymakers are situated and make decisions also is crucial to the development of evidence-informed policy...
- The convergence of health care expenditure in the US statesZijun Wang
Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
Health Econ 18:55-70. 2009..The expenditure on prescription drugs is the most important diverging factor. Policy implications of these empirical results are discussed...
- The structure and organization of local and state public health agencies in the U.S.: a systematic reviewJusteen K Hyde
Institute for Community Health and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:S29-41. 2012..It includes an overview of research examining the influence of organizational characteristics on public health performance and health status and a summary of the strengths and gaps of the literature to date...
- An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in AustraliaAlexandra Chung
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012....
- Adequacy of state capacity to address noncommunicable disease clusters in the era of environmental public health trackingNadia Shalauta Juzych
Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, Mich 48304, USA
Am J Public Health 97:S163-9. 2007..We sought to assess the capacity of state public health agencies to address noncommunicable disease clusters (NCCs) and to develop recommendations to enhance agencies' NCC response capacity...
- Correlates of state legislative action to prevent childhood obesityJohn Cawley
Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:162-7. 2008..To determine the factors associated with state legislative action to address childhood obesity...
- The association between funding for statewide programs and enactment of obesity legislationJames Hersey
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 42:51-6. 2010..This paper investigates the possible role of these programs in state policy change...
- The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweightJohn Cawley
Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Health Econ 16:1287-301. 2007..We conclude that raising PE credit requirements may make girls more physically active overall but there is not yet the scientific base to declare raising PE requirements an anti-obesity initiative for either boys or girls...
- Evaluation of the implementation of a state government community design policy aimed at increasing local walking: design issues and baseline results from RESIDE, Perth Western AustraliaBillie Giles-Corti
School of Population Health, UWA, Crawley, Western Australia
Prev Med 46:46-54. 2008..To describe the design and baseline results of an evaluation of the Western Australian government's pedestrian-friendly subdivision design code (Liveable Neighborhood (LN) Guidelines)...
- State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesityMarilyn S Nanney
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:9-16. 2010..With the epidemic of childhood obesity, there is national interest in state-level school policies related to nutrition and physical activity, policies adopted by states, and relationships to youth obesity...
- The feasibility of connecting physician offices to a state-level tobacco quit lineCharles J Bentz
Providence St Vincent Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:31-7. 2006..The wide dissemination of region- and state-level quit lines has been a major goal for public health agencies. However, connecting patients in primary care settings to state-level quit lines has not been evaluated...
- The impact of tobacco control programs on adult smokingMatthew C Farrelly
Division of Public Health and Environment, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Public Health 98:304-9. 2008..We examined whether state tobacco control programs are effective in reducing the prevalence of adult smoking...
- Mandatory reporting of diseases and conditions by health care professionals and laboratoriesS Roush
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 282:164-70. 1999..Systematic reporting by health care professionals and laboratories, which may vary by state law, statute, or regulation, continues to provide essential data for assessing public health...
- Gains in neurotrauma research activity and output associated with a Victorian state government funding programAlex Collie
Institute for Safety Compensation and Recovery Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 192:712-4. 2010..The activity and output of the Victorian brain and spinal cord injury research sector increased substantially during a period coinciding with increased funding...
- Evaluation of reporting timeliness of public health surveillance systems for infectious diseasesRuth Ann Jajosky
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Public Health Surveillance and Informatics, Surveillance Systems Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, USA
BMC Public Health 4:29. 2004....
- Do state characteristics matter? State level factors related to tobacco cessation quitlinesPaula A Keller
University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 1930 Monroe Street, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53711, USA
Tob Control 16:i75-80. 2007..Efforts to augment state tobacco control efforts might be fostered by greater knowledge of state level factors associated with the funding and implementation of those efforts...
- Are State legislatures responding to public opinion when allocating funds for tobacco control programs?Angela Snyder
School of Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
Health Promot Pract 5:35S-45S. 2004..Effective public education to change public opinion and the cultural norms surrounding smoking may affect political decisions and, in turn, increase funding for crucial public health programs...
- Development of a School Nutrition-Environment State Policy Classification System (SNESPCS)Louise C Masse
Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Am J Prev Med 33:S277-91. 2007..This study describes the development process, the inter-rater reliability to code state policies enacted as of December 2003, and the variability in state policies related to the school nutrition environment...
- Determinants of states' allocations of the master settlement agreement paymentsFrank A Sloan
Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Duke University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 30:643-86. 2005..State fiscal crises affected amounts spent by states from settlement funds as well as the probability of securitizing future cash flows from the settlements...
- Has the California tobacco control program reduced smoking?J P Pierce
Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
JAMA 280:893-9. 1998..Comprehensive community-wide tobacco control programs are considered appropriate public health approaches to reduce population smoking prevalence...
- State youth-access tobacco control policies and youth smoking behavior in the United StatesD A Luke
Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63108 3342, USA
Am J Prev Med 19:180-7. 2000..State policies aimed at controlling youth access to tobacco are an important component of public health efforts to reduce smoking prevalence among youth and prevent subsequent disease...
- Development of a Physical Education-Related State Policy Classification System (PERSPCS)Louise C Masse
Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Am J Prev Med 33:S264-76. 2007....
- Role of state policies in the adoption of naltrexone for substance abuse treatmentCarolyn J Heinrich
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 3520 Prospect Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Health Serv Res 43:951-70. 2008..To examine state policies associated with adoption of a pharmaceutical agent-naltrexone-by substance abuse treatment facilities to treat alcohol-dependent clients...
- Predictors of support for environmental tobacco smoke bans in state governmentPeter A Andersen
School of Communication, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4561, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:292-9. 2006..Both researchers and community activists have an interest in understanding the factors that predict support for the regulation of ETS...
- Environmental pediatrics and its impact on government health policyLynn Goldman
Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 20815, USA
Pediatrics 113:1146-57. 2004..More recently, these issues have been taken up by states and in the international arena...
- Application of a rating system to state clean indoor air laws (USA)J F Chriqui
The MayaTech Corporation, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 3921, USA
Tob Control 11:26-34. 2002..To develop and implement a system for rating state clean indoor air laws...
- State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlementCary P Gross
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Primary Care Center, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
N Engl J Med 347:1080-6. 2002..Despite controversy surrounding the use of funds arising from settlement agreements with the tobacco industry, little is known about the role of these funds in expenditures for state tobacco-control programs...
- Preemption in tobacco control. Review of an emerging public health problemM Siegel
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
JAMA 278:858-63. 1997..To describe the nature, extent, and public health significance of state legislation that preempts the local regulation of tobacco...
- The bioethics agenda and the Bush second termEric Cohen
New Atlantis 7:11-8. 2004
- Weighing the success of a national Alzheimer's disease service demonstrationRhonda J V Montgomery
Gerontology Center, University of Kansas, Dole Human Development Center, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 14:119-39. 2002....
- Air Force women's access to abortion services and the erosion of 10 U.S.C., section 1093Marshall L Wilde
United States Air Force Reserve, 433 AW JA, Lackland AFB, Texas, USA
William Mary J Women Law 9:351-412. 2003
- Misapplied ethical considerations: U.S. federal stem cell mandates lack global focus and market foresightHeather L Fowler
Cornell University, USA
Cornell Int Law J 36:521-44. 2004
- Medical marijuana, American federalism, and the Supreme CourtLawrence O Gostin
Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
JAMA 294:842-4. 2005
- Bush won't budge. Citizens' group report on improving coverage rejectedMatthew DoBias
Mod Healthc 37:8-10. 2007
- Safety net providersJody Ruskamp-Hatz
NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
- The big bang. The Hill-Burton Act put hospitals in thousands of communities and launched today's continuing healthcare building boomJoseph Mantone
Mod Healthc 35:6-7, 16, 1. 2005..Robert Taft, right, a Republican senator from Ohio, played a large role in making certain that states, rather than the federal government, had maximum administrative authority...
- Embryonic stem cell research controversy: focus on the private sector and international sphereSylvia Kim
University of California, Hastings College of Law, USA
Hastings Womens Law J 14:89-108. 2003
- The intersection of law and medicine: the case for providing federal funding for embryonic stem cell researchAllison B Newhart
Villanova Law Rev 49:329-61. 2004
- Estimates of health insurance coverage: comparing state surveys with the current population surveyKathleen Thiede Call
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:269-78. 2007..This paper compares state survey and CPS estimates of uninsurance, highlights key reasons for these differences, and discusses the policy implications of this persistent discrepancy...
- The economics of abortion access in the US: restrictions on government funding for abortion is the post-Roe battlegroundMarlene Gerber Fried
Civil Liberties and Public Policy program, Hampshire College, USA
Conscience 26:11-5. 2005
- Who gets how much: funding formulas in federal public health programsJames W Buehler
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:151-5. 2007..A public health finance research agenda should address ways to improve the fit between funding allocation formulas and program objectives...
- A primer on economic evaluations related to expansion of newborn screening for genetic and metabolic disordersHeddy Bishop Hubbard
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Bethesda, MD 20850, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:692-9. 2006..In addition, various types of economic evaluations are defined, and a number of economic studies are explored...
- The Commerce Clause and federal abortion law: why progressives might be tempted to embrace federalismJordan Goldberg
Fordham Law Rev 75:301-54. 2006
- Financing public health: diminished funding for core needs and state-by-state variation in supportJeffrey Levi
Trust for America s Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20006, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:97-102. 2007....
- State cancer survivorship policiesKarmen Hanson
NCSL Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 14:1-2. 2006
- Failure of enforcement controlled substance laws in health policy for prescribing opiate medications: a painful assessment of morbidity and mortalityNorman S Miller
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48823, USA
Am J Ther 13:527-33. 2006..These laws are aimed at balancing the need to controlling use with adverse consequences against the therapeutic benefits opiate medications provide the public...
- Preliminary experiences of the states in implementing the National Family Caregiver Support Program: a 50-state studyLynn Friss Feinberg
National Center on Caregiving, Family Caregiver Alliance, 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 18:95-113. 2006..Results suggest that despite an increasing availability of caregiver supports in all 50 states, there is also a great unevenness in services and service options for family caregivers across the states and within states...
- Refining estimates of public health spending as measured in national health expenditures accounts: the United States experienceArthur L Sensenig
National Health Statistics Group, Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:103-14. 2007....
- Special ed squeeze: the feds are cutting the Medicaid funds many states rely on to provide health services for disabled studentsDiana Hinton Noel
National Conference of State Legislatures, USA
State Legis 32:28-9. 2006
- Advancing health and environmental disease tracking: a 5-year follow-up studyJill S Litt
School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Am J Public Health 97:456-63. 2007..Our goal was to gain an understanding of the extent to which environmental public health tracking (EPHT) has progressed since the release of the 2000 Pew Environmental Health Commission report examining the nation's EPHT infrastructure...
- Creating financial transparency in public health: examining best practices of system partnersPeggy A Honoré
Mississippi Department of Health, Jackson, MS 39215, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:121-9. 2007..Recommendations are offered on the basis of these findings to aid public health to close this gap by framing a movement toward transparency...
- An economic assessment of damage caps in medical malpractice litigation imposed by state laws and the implications for federal policy and lawH E Frech
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 16:693-722. 2006
- Assessing the impact of federal HIV prevention spending on HIV testing and awarenessBenjamin P Linas
Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1038-43. 2006..The United States allocates more than $900 million annually for the prevention of HIV infection. We assessed the impact of this funding on HIV testing and knowledge...
- State funding for community health centersKristine Goodwin
NCSL Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
- Legal frameworks for preventing chronic diseaseWendy Collins Perdue
Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Law Med Ethics 33:94-7. 2005
- Health care home run: Massachusetts' new universal health care law has everyone watchingMegan Feller
National Conference of State Legislatures, USA
State Legis 32:28-9. 2006
- A policy perspective on elder justice through APS and law enforcement collaborationChristopher Dubble
Social Work, Fordham University
J Gerontol Soc Work 46:35-55. 2006....
- Building preparedness by improving fiscal accountabilityKathy Hebert
Leonard J Chabert Medical Center, Houma, Louisiana, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:200-1. 2007
- Impact of the CDC's Section 317 Immunization Grants Program funding on childhood vaccination coverageDavid B Rein
Health, Social Science, and Economic Research unit of RTI International, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1548-53. 2006..Policymakers charged with funding public health programs should consider this study's findings, which indicate that money allocated to vaccine activities translates directly into higher vaccine coverage rates...
- Establishing and refining hurricane response systems for long-term care facilitiesKathryn Hyer
Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging in the School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w407-11. 2006..Five areas warranting further attention are presented as lessons learned and potential areas for grant making...
- Local public health agency funding: money begets moneyPatrick Michael Bernet
Florida Atlantic University College of Business, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:188-93. 2007....
- Money can follow the person in long-term careCarla Curran
NCSL Denver, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
- Gonzales v. Raich: federalism as a casualty of the war on drugsIlya Somin
George Mason University School of Law, USA
Cornell J Law Public Policy 15:507-50. 2006
- State health policy for terrorism preparednessLeah Z Ziskin
New Jersey Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2688, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1583-8. 2007....
- Enhancing HIV/AIDS and STD prevention through program integrationJack Jourden
Office of Infectious Disease and Reproductive Health, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia 98504 7844, USA
Public Health Rep 119:4-11. 2004
- Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help, 2008 updateJennifer L Kriss
Commonwealth Fund, USA
Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 38:1-24. 2008..This issue brief, the sixth in a series, updates an earlier version of Rite of Passage..
- Quarantine redux: bioterrorism, AIDS and the curtailment of individual liberty in the name of public healthWendy E Parmet
Northeastern University School of Law, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 13:85-115. 2003
- Policy choices and model acts: preparing for the next public health emergencyKen Wing
Health Matrix Clevel 13:71-83. 2003
- The impact of publicly funded family planning clinic services on unintended pregnancies and government cost savingsJennifer J Frost
Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:778-96. 2008..3 billion). Thus, public expenditures for family planning care not only help women to achieve their childbearing goals, but they also save public dollars: Our calculations indicate that for every $1 spent, $4.02 is saved...
- Meeting the need for state-level estimates of health insurance coverage: use of State and Federal survey dataLynn A Blewett
Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, SHADAC, 2221 University Ave SE, Ste 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Health Serv Res 41:946-75. 2006....
- Improving child health care through federal policy: an emerging opportunityCharles Bruner
Child and Family Policy Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 46:1-7. 2008..and developmental child health services; 3) supporting additional research on child health quality and outcomes in primary care; and 4) providing incentives to states to promote evidence-based practices in children's primary health care..
- Leading the health policy orchestra: the need for an intergovernmental partnershipMichael S Sparer
Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 28:245-70. 2003..This sort of intergovernmental partnership provides the best model for innovative health policy leadership...
- The dilemma of MedicaidJohn K Iglehart
N Engl J Med 348:2140-8. 2003
- The politics of emergency health powers and the isolation of public healthJohn M Colmers
Milbank Memorial Fund, New York, NY 10022 1905, USA
Am J Public Health 93:397-9. 2003....
- The tenuous nature of the Medicaid entitlementTimothy Stoltzfus Jost
Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:145-53. 2003..Congress should amend the Medicaid statute to ensure the rights of Medicaid recipients...
- Medicaid and mental health: be careful what you ask forRichard G Frank
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:101-13. 2003..The result has been a tilting of public mental health care toward Medicaid-covered people and services...
- The flexibility factor: finding the right balanceCindy Mann
Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:62-76. 2003....
- Bioterrorism preparedness coordination: an ataxic saga continuesBruce Clements
Center for the Study of Bioterrorism, School of Public Health, St Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Public Health Rep 119:16-8. 2004
- Public health and civil liberties in an era of bioterrorismLawrence O Gostin
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Crim Justice Ethics 21:2, 74-6. 2002
- New departments address disability issuesDiana Hinton Noel
National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, D C, USA
NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
- Will payment issues spoil the boom? Home care heats upJodie Snyder
Hosp Health Netw 81:56-8, 2. 2007..But who pays?..
- A comparison of smoking control strategies in Korea and the United StatesChung Yul Lee
Nursing Policy Research Institute, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:1379-87. 2004..The data were collected through various governmental websites, contact with people directly, and a literature review. Based on the comparison, seven recommendations for smoking control strategies were made primarily for Korea...
- Primary policy considerations: funding and flexibilityJohn Engler
Manag Care 13:10-2; discussion 15-25. 2004
- A look behind the scenes: bioterrorism, smallpox, and public health policyJennifer Beane
Boston University, USA
J Biolaw Bus 7:40-53. 2004..These efforts serve the dual purpose of deterring future terrorist attacks while greatly improving responses to a number of other health emergencies and disasters...
- How outbreaks of infectious disease are detected: a review of surveillance systems and outbreaksVirginia Dato
Pennsylvania Department of Health, Southwest District Office, 514 Pittsburgh State Building, 300 liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Public Health Rep 119:464-71. 2004..State and local health departments and the health care system are major components in the detection of outbreaks...
- Rights of embryo and foetus in private lawTimothy Stoltzfus Jost
Washington and Lee University School of Law, USA
Am J Comp Law 50:633-46. 2002
- Embryonic stem cell research: will President Bush's limitation on federal funding put the United States at a disadvantage? A comparison between U.S. and international lawDenise Stevens
Houst J Int Law 25:623-53. 2003
- The moral, ethical, and legal controversy surrounding pluripotent stem cell researchKathleen Doody
Loyola Law Rev 48:267-326. 2002
- Washington Insider: Congressional impasse on human cloningRichard M Doerflinger
Secretariat for Pro Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC, USA
Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 4:19-25. 2004
- Fiscal conditions and state government policy choicesR J Newcomer
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco 94143
Compr Gerontol B 1:122-8. 1987..States were equally likely to adopt utilization controls for health and long-term care services regardless of state revenue or health expenditures...
- Innovative generalist programs: academic health care centers respond to the shortage of generalist physiciansC Urbina
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131
J Gen Intern Med 9:S81-9. 1994..Finally, academic health care centers that link with community providers and with state government encourage the retention of generalist physicians through continuing education and teaching networks.
- States take the lead. While national efforts to standardize patient-safety reporting are now under way, the states remain far ahead of the curveJean DerGurahian
Mod Healthc 37:26-7, 30. 2007
- Certificate of need regulations and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapyBruce L Jacobs
Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
Urology 80:1015-20. 2012..To better understand the associations between the certificate of need regulations and intensity-modulated radiotherapy dissemination...
- Effect of state-mandated insurance coverage on accrual to community cancer clinical trialsShellie D Ellis
Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:933-41. 2012..State policies vary in strength, which may have diluted their effect on accrual. Nonetheless, policy mandates alone may not have a meaningful impact on participation in clinical trials in these states...
- Bridging the gap between community health and K-12 schoolsChristine Ahmed
Division of HPER, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
Int Q Community Health Educ 24:161-6. 2005..The short-term results of a 5-year evaluation indicated the greatest area of gain was in community health involvement to improve student and staff health...
- Evaluating progress in reducing workplace violence: trends in Washington State workers' compensation claims rates, 1997-2007Michael Foley
Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA 98504 4330, USA
Work 42:67-81. 2012..It tracks occupations and industries at elevated risk of workplace violence with a special focus on the persistently high claims rates among healthcare and social assistance workers...
- Health plans: all or nothing could be here to stayKen Terry
Med Econ 85:34, 37-9. 2008
- The effects of insurance mandates on choices and outcomes in infertility treatment marketsBarton H Hamilton
Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, USA
Health Econ 21:994-1016. 2012..More limited insurance mandates, which may apply to a subset of insurers or provide weaker guidelines for insurer behavior, generally have little effect on IVF markets...
- Storyboard. Debate on when to commit mental health patientsHaydn Bush
Hosp Health Netw 81:28. 2007
- Parenting To Prevent Problem BehaviorsJohn Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency CareJoel C Cantor; Fiscal Year: 2010..A study of therapeutic hypothermia care for initial survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest will demonstrate the value of this data infrastructure. ..
- Macro-social & Parent Influence on Adolescents' Drug UseMatthew Farrelly; Fiscal Year: 2007..Generalized Growth Mixture Modeling will be used to test the study hypotheses. ..
- Regulatory Reforn and Angiography DispartiesJOEL CANTOR; Fiscal Year: 2006..Research findings will be translated to the practice and policy community in the form of "best practices" and through feedback of hospital-specific CA disparity performance measures. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Certificate of Need and Cardiac OutcomesVivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 2006..If volume increases associated with CON laws do in fact improve patient outcomes, then the general trend towards relaxing CON regulations should be revisited. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors PublicationDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
- Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State RegulationsDana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. population. ..
- Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac SurgeonsDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2005..The knowledge gained in this project is essential for development of targeted programs that could successfully address the disparity in access to high quality cardiac care among elderly racial minorities. ..
- Regionalizing Cancer SurgeryVivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 2007..The analyses will also serve as case studies to determine the value and feasibility of analyzing a wider range of surgeries using these methods. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAMDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2003..The knowledge gained from this study would have direct bearing on efforts to improve care in PACE programs, as well as implications for other programs serving frail, non-institutionalized elderly. ..
- Opiate Replacement Therapy at Release from IncarcerationJosiah Rich; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Economic Analysis of the Impact of Food AdvertisementsJohn Cawley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Together these data allow us to calculate a precise measure of the advertisements to which each youth was exposed. This will allow us to better estimate how food advertising impacts youth consumption. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEINGNaoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2006..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
- Imaging of nicotine sensitization in humans: a translational application of fMRIJoseph DiFranza; Fiscal Year: 2008..The long-term goal is to use this new tool to see how addictive drugs alter the brain, and thereby identify targets for the development of new drugs to treat addiction. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Impact of Comorbidity on Older Cancer PatientsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Barriers to Enrolling the Elderly in Cancer TrialsCary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is our hope that this work will facilitate the development of targeted and novel approaches to overcoming these barriers. ..
- The Transition of Nicotine DependenceJoseph DiFranza; Fiscal Year: 2005..A new theory-based measure of early dependence for youths will be tested against established measures of dependence. ..
- Perimetry and Psychophysics in GlaucomaChris Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Together, these objectives will provide a better understanding of the underlying basis of early glaucomatous damage. ..
- Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Aging with Development DisabilitiesTamar Heller; Fiscal Year: 2007..2) Researchers will present their findings at an open conference on Day 1 to increase the knowledge of professionals in health services and the field of developmental disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Team COOL Pilot StudyMartha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanism of Endotoxin's Effect On Allergy RiskKeoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008..It is the hoped that understanding the mechanism of endotoxin's effect will establish new targets for the prevention of allergies. ..
- Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Clinical Supervision and Turnover in Substance Abuse TxLillian T Eby; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project responds to program announcement PA-03-011 "Services Research in the National Drug Abuse CTN". Substance abuse treatment centers that are affiliated with the Clinical Trails Network will provide data for the project. ..
- CHRYSOTILE AND LUNG CANCER: TIME-RELATED EFFECTS AND POOLED ANALYSISDana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE): 6th International SymBarbara Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Impact of Public Reporting on the Quality of Post-Acute CareRACHEL WERNER; Fiscal Year: 2008..This will be the first rigorous analysis to inform the policy debate on the benefits and risks of public reporting in the post-acute care sector. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community Design and Public HealthJill Litt; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE ASTHMA ADHERENCEKeoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Overweight in Children: A New View Using the Population Attributable FractionDeborah Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DNA Repair, Skin Cancer and Overall Cancer RiskAnthony Alberg; Fiscal Year: 2009..Translation of the expected results will lead to better identification of at risk populations who should be considered for prevention interventions. ..
- Economics of Population Health: American Society of Health Economics Conf. - NIDAJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AMONG COMMERCIAL FISHERSDana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Drug Abuse Treatment Access, Service Mix, and NeedWilliam McAuliffe; Fiscal Year: 2005..A version of the scale will be applied to 2000-2002 NHSDA data, and the study will estimate the current national treatment gap. ..
- Cellular and Molecular Biology of Keloid PathogenesisMichael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2005..In this way, we hope to create an in vivo analog to our in vitro coculture model. The central hypothesis to be tested in this proposal is that KHKs interact with KHFs in promoting keloid pathogenesis..
- Cross-Border HIV Prevention Project: China and VietnamTheodore Hammett; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONSJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
- PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY ACADEMIC AWARDAnthony Alberg; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHDBruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- A Study of Heroin InhalersRichard Spence; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Male Self-efficacyCHRISTY SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence SurgeryJennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
- Integration Difusion for SMI Service DeliveryKIMBERLEY ISETT; Fiscal Year: 2005..Analysis will be completed using repeated measures regression techniques. ..
- GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CAREDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Extended work schedules and health outcomes in the USGerald McGwin; Fiscal Year: 2002..Analyses will be adjusted for a number of possible confounders and effect modifier obtained from MEPS and NHIS including socio-demographic factors, family descriptors and lifestyle factors. ..
- Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health LiteracyJulie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
- Children of HIV-Infected AdultsMark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2003..g., decision-making processes related to disclosure of parental HIV to children and guardianship planning). We will compare the parent and child perspectives on the impact of HIV on families and, in particular, on children. ..
- Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention InterventionJane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..4) Design and implement a violence prevention intervention within these workplaces. 5) Conduct a process and outcome evaluation of the intervention in sample workplaces one year following program implementation. ..
- Drug Use, Ethnicity, and Help Seeking among Rural YouthCathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study also will lay the groundwork for future community-based participatory research on youth drug use and behavioral health care in southwestern New Mexico. ..
- HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITESEric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDavid Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings from the proposed study would provide timely and critical evidence regarding the implementation and effectiveness of one promising practice, with direct relevance to translation of findings into practice and policy. ..
- PREVENTING ALCOHOL SALES TO MINORSAlexander Wagenaar; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Antidepressant Use and SuicideSusan Busch; Fiscal Year: 2009..The significance of this project lies in its potential to help clinicians and policymakers assess and manage competing risk and benefit claims. ..
- CO-OCCURING DRUG AND MENTAL DISORDERS IN YOUTHCRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2001..The project builds on program of health services research by the Principal Investigator that has focused on child, adolescent, and family behavioral health issues. ..
- Understanding Change in Physical Activity PostpartumKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposal directly addresses the need to better understand multi-level factors involved in physical activity behavior change, RFA #CA-04-009 "Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change". ..
- MEDICAL DECISION MAKING ABILITIES IN DEMENTIAJennifer Moye; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAMMark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured ChildrenTEGWYN BRICKHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2008..Benefit: This mix of quantitative techniques and a clinical study will be utilized to address the NIDCR Priority Research Area of eliminating oral health disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Factors Influencing Physical Activity in Older African American MenSteven Hooker; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, PA can help reduce human suffering, offset premature death and disability, and improve quality of life for a segment of the population stricken by abysmal health - older AA men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Spousal communication and cancer prevention behaviorKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service UseCRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- OCCUPATIONAL FATALITY TRENDS: A CONTEXTUAL ANALYSISDana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Substance Use Disorders & Service Use Among Rural YouthCRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes PreventionRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..