state government

Summary

Summary: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Social media adoption in local health departments nationwide
    Jenine 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
  2. pmc The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity
    Jennifer 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
  3. pmc "Developing good taste in evidence": facilitators of and hindrances to evidence-informed health policymaking in state government
    Christopher J Jewell
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 0613, USA
    Milbank Q 86:177-208. 2008
  4. ncbi The convergence of health care expenditure in the US states
    Zijun Wang
    Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Health Econ 18:55-70. 2009
  5. ncbi The structure and organization of local and state public health agencies in the U.S.: a systematic review
    Justeen K Hyde
    Institute for Community Health and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:S29-41. 2012
  6. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
  7. pmc Adequacy of state capacity to address noncommunicable disease clusters in the era of environmental public health tracking
    Nadia Shalauta Juzych
    Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, Mich 48304, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S163-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Correlates of state legislative action to prevent childhood obesity
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:162-7. 2008
  9. ncbi The association between funding for statewide programs and enactment of obesity legislation
    James Hersey
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:51-6. 2010
  10. ncbi The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweight
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Health Econ 16:1287-301. 2007

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  1. pmc Social media adoption in local health departments nationwide
    Jenine 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...
  2. pmc The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity
    Jennifer 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...
  3. pmc "Developing good taste in evidence": facilitators of and hindrances to evidence-informed health policymaking in state government
    Christopher 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...
  4. ncbi The convergence of health care expenditure in the US states
    Zijun 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...
  5. ncbi The structure and organization of local and state public health agencies in the U.S.: a systematic review
    Justeen 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...
  6. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
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  7. pmc Adequacy of state capacity to address noncommunicable disease clusters in the era of environmental public health tracking
    Nadia 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...
  8. ncbi Correlates of state legislative action to prevent childhood obesity
    John 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...
  9. ncbi The association between funding for statewide programs and enactment of obesity legislation
    James 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...
  10. ncbi The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweight
    John 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...
  11. ncbi 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 Australia
    Billie 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)...
  12. pmc State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesity
    Marilyn 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...
  13. ncbi The feasibility of connecting physician offices to a state-level tobacco quit line
    Charles 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...
  14. pmc The impact of tobacco control programs on adult smoking
    Matthew 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...
  15. ncbi Mandatory reporting of diseases and conditions by health care professionals and laboratories
    S 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...
  16. ncbi Gains in neurotrauma research activity and output associated with a Victorian state government funding program
    Alex 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...
  17. pmc Evaluation of reporting timeliness of public health surveillance systems for infectious diseases
    Ruth 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
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  18. pmc Do state characteristics matter? State level factors related to tobacco cessation quitlines
    Paula 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...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi Determinants of states' allocations of the master settlement agreement payments
    Frank 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi State youth-access tobacco control policies and youth smoking behavior in the United States
    D 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...
  24. ncbi 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
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  25. pmc Role of state policies in the adoption of naltrexone for substance abuse treatment
    Carolyn 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...
  26. ncbi Predictors of support for environmental tobacco smoke bans in state government
    Peter 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...
  27. ncbi Environmental pediatrics and its impact on government health policy
    Lynn 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...
  28. pmc 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...
  29. pmc State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement
    Cary 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...
  30. ncbi Preemption in tobacco control. Review of an emerging public health problem
    M 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...
  31. ncbi The bioethics agenda and the Bush second term
    Eric Cohen
    New Atlantis 7:11-8. 2004
  32. ncbi Weighing the success of a national Alzheimer's disease service demonstration
    Rhonda J V Montgomery
    Gerontology Center, University of Kansas, Dole Human Development Center, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 14:119-39. 2002
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  33. ncbi Air Force women's access to abortion services and the erosion of 10 U.S.C., section 1093
    Marshall L Wilde
    United States Air Force Reserve, 433 AW JA, Lackland AFB, Texas, USA
    William Mary J Women Law 9:351-412. 2003
  34. ncbi Misapplied ethical considerations: U.S. federal stem cell mandates lack global focus and market foresight
    Heather L Fowler
    Cornell University, USA
    Cornell Int Law J 36:521-44. 2004
  35. ncbi Medical marijuana, American federalism, and the Supreme Court
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    JAMA 294:842-4. 2005
  36. ncbi Bush won't budge. Citizens' group report on improving coverage rejected
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 37:8-10. 2007
  37. ncbi Safety net providers
    Jody Ruskamp-Hatz
    NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
  38. ncbi The big bang. The Hill-Burton Act put hospitals in thousands of communities and launched today's continuing healthcare building boom
    Joseph 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...
  39. ncbi Embryonic stem cell research controversy: focus on the private sector and international sphere
    Sylvia Kim
    University of California, Hastings College of Law, USA
    Hastings Womens Law J 14:89-108. 2003
  40. ncbi The intersection of law and medicine: the case for providing federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
    Allison B Newhart
    Villanova Law Rev 49:329-61. 2004
  41. ncbi Estimates of health insurance coverage: comparing state surveys with the current population survey
    Kathleen 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...
  42. ncbi The economics of abortion access in the US: restrictions on government funding for abortion is the post-Roe battleground
    Marlene Gerber Fried
    Civil Liberties and Public Policy program, Hampshire College, USA
    Conscience 26:11-5. 2005
  43. ncbi Who gets how much: funding formulas in federal public health programs
    James 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...
  44. ncbi A primer on economic evaluations related to expansion of newborn screening for genetic and metabolic disorders
    Heddy 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...
  45. ncbi The Commerce Clause and federal abortion law: why progressives might be tempted to embrace federalism
    Jordan Goldberg
    Fordham Law Rev 75:301-54. 2006
  46. ncbi Financing public health: diminished funding for core needs and state-by-state variation in support
    Jeffrey 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
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  47. ncbi State cancer survivorship policies
    Karmen Hanson
    NCSL Denver, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 14:1-2. 2006
  48. ncbi Failure of enforcement controlled substance laws in health policy for prescribing opiate medications: a painful assessment of morbidity and mortality
    Norman 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...
  49. ncbi Preliminary experiences of the states in implementing the National Family Caregiver Support Program: a 50-state study
    Lynn 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...
  50. ncbi Refining estimates of public health spending as measured in national health expenditures accounts: the United States experience
    Arthur 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
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  51. ncbi Special ed squeeze: the feds are cutting the Medicaid funds many states rely on to provide health services for disabled students
    Diana Hinton Noel
    National Conference of State Legislatures, USA
    State Legis 32:28-9. 2006
  52. pmc Advancing health and environmental disease tracking: a 5-year follow-up study
    Jill 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...
  53. ncbi Creating financial transparency in public health: examining best practices of system partners
    Peggy 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...
  54. ncbi An economic assessment of damage caps in medical malpractice litigation imposed by state laws and the implications for federal policy and law
    H E Frech
    University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 16:693-722. 2006
  55. pmc Assessing the impact of federal HIV prevention spending on HIV testing and awareness
    Benjamin 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...
  56. ncbi State funding for community health centers
    Kristine Goodwin
    NCSL Denver, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
  57. ncbi Legal frameworks for preventing chronic disease
    Wendy Collins Perdue
    Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:94-7. 2005
  58. ncbi Health care home run: Massachusetts' new universal health care law has everyone watching
    Megan Feller
    National Conference of State Legislatures, USA
    State Legis 32:28-9. 2006
  59. ncbi A policy perspective on elder justice through APS and law enforcement collaboration
    Christopher Dubble
    Social Work, Fordham University
    J Gerontol Soc Work 46:35-55. 2006
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  60. ncbi Building preparedness by improving fiscal accountability
    Kathy Hebert
    Leonard J Chabert Medical Center, Houma, Louisiana, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:200-1. 2007
  61. pmc Impact of the CDC's Section 317 Immunization Grants Program funding on childhood vaccination coverage
    David 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...
  62. ncbi Establishing and refining hurricane response systems for long-term care facilities
    Kathryn 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...
  63. ncbi Local public health agency funding: money begets money
    Patrick Michael Bernet
    Florida Atlantic University College of Business, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:188-93. 2007
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  64. ncbi Money can follow the person in long-term care
    Carla Curran
    NCSL Denver, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 15:1-2. 2007
  65. ncbi Gonzales v. Raich: federalism as a casualty of the war on drugs
    Ilya Somin
    George Mason University School of Law, USA
    Cornell J Law Public Policy 15:507-50. 2006
  66. pmc State health policy for terrorism preparedness
    Leah 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
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  67. pmc Enhancing HIV/AIDS and STD prevention through program integration
    Jack Jourden
    Office of Infectious Disease and Reproductive Health, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia 98504 7844, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:4-11. 2004
  68. ncbi Rite of passage? Why young adults become uninsured and how new policies can help, 2008 update
    Jennifer 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..
  69. ncbi Quarantine redux: bioterrorism, AIDS and the curtailment of individual liberty in the name of public health
    Wendy E Parmet
    Northeastern University School of Law, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 13:85-115. 2003
  70. ncbi Policy choices and model acts: preparing for the next public health emergency
    Ken Wing
    Health Matrix Clevel 13:71-83. 2003
  71. ncbi The impact of publicly funded family planning clinic services on unintended pregnancies and government cost savings
    Jennifer 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...
  72. pmc Meeting the need for state-level estimates of health insurance coverage: use of State and Federal survey data
    Lynn 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
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  73. ncbi Improving child health care through federal policy: an emerging opportunity
    Charles 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..
  74. ncbi Leading the health policy orchestra: the need for an intergovernmental partnership
    Michael 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...
  75. ncbi The dilemma of Medicaid
    John K Iglehart
    N Engl J Med 348:2140-8. 2003
  76. pmc The politics of emergency health powers and the isolation of public health
    John M Colmers
    Milbank Memorial Fund, New York, NY 10022 1905, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:397-9. 2003
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  77. ncbi The tenuous nature of the Medicaid entitlement
    Timothy 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...
  78. ncbi Medicaid and mental health: be careful what you ask for
    Richard 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...
  79. ncbi The flexibility factor: finding the right balance
    Cindy Mann
    Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:62-76. 2003
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  80. pmc Bioterrorism preparedness coordination: an ataxic saga continues
    Bruce 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
  81. ncbi Public health and civil liberties in an era of bioterrorism
    Lawrence O Gostin
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Crim Justice Ethics 21:2, 74-6. 2002
  82. ncbi New departments address disability issues
    Diana Hinton Noel
    National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, D C, USA
    NCSL Legisbrief 13:1-2. 2005
  83. ncbi Will payment issues spoil the boom? Home care heats up
    Jodie Snyder
    Hosp Health Netw 81:56-8, 2. 2007
    ..But who pays?..
  84. ncbi A comparison of smoking control strategies in Korea and the United States
    Chung 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...
  85. ncbi Primary policy considerations: funding and flexibility
    John Engler
    EDS, USA
    Manag Care 13:10-2; discussion 15-25. 2004
  86. ncbi A look behind the scenes: bioterrorism, smallpox, and public health policy
    Jennifer 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...
  87. pmc How outbreaks of infectious disease are detected: a review of surveillance systems and outbreaks
    Virginia 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...
  88. ncbi Rights of embryo and foetus in private law
    Timothy Stoltzfus Jost
    Washington and Lee University School of Law, USA
    Am J Comp Law 50:633-46. 2002
  89. ncbi 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 law
    Denise Stevens
    Houst J Int Law 25:623-53. 2003
  90. ncbi The moral, ethical, and legal controversy surrounding pluripotent stem cell research
    Kathleen Doody
    Loyola Law Rev 48:267-326. 2002
  91. ncbi Washington Insider: Congressional impasse on human cloning
    Richard M Doerflinger
    Secretariat for Pro Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC, USA
    Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 4:19-25. 2004
  92. ncbi Fiscal conditions and state government policy choices
    R 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...
  93. ncbi Innovative generalist programs: academic health care centers respond to the shortage of generalist physicians
    C 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.
  94. ncbi States take the lead. While national efforts to standardize patient-safety reporting are now under way, the states remain far ahead of the curve
    Jean DerGurahian
    Mod Healthc 37:26-7, 30. 2007
  95. pmc Certificate of need regulations and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Bruce 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...
  96. pmc Effect of state-mandated insurance coverage on accrual to community cancer clinical trials
    Shellie 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...
  97. ncbi Bridging the gap between community health and K-12 schools
    Christine 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...
  98. ncbi Evaluating progress in reducing workplace violence: trends in Washington State workers' compensation claims rates, 1997-2007
    Michael 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...
  99. ncbi Health plans: all or nothing could be here to stay
    Ken Terry
    Med Econ 85:34, 37-9. 2008
  100. ncbi The effects of insurance mandates on choices and outcomes in infertility treatment markets
    Barton 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...
  101. ncbi Storyboard. Debate on when to commit mental health patients
    Haydn Bush
    Hosp Health Netw 81:28. 2007

Research Grants69

  1. Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  2. Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency Care
    Joel 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. ..
  3. Macro-social & Parent Influence on Adolescents' Drug Use
    Matthew Farrelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Generalized Growth Mixture Modeling will be used to test the study hypotheses. ..
  4. Regulatory Reforn and Angiography Disparties
    JOEL 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]..
  5. Certificate of Need and Cardiac Outcomes
    Vivian 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]..
  6. Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors Publication
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
  7. Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State Regulations
    Dana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. population. ..
  8. Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac Surgeons
    Dana 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. ..
  9. Regionalizing Cancer Surgery
    Vivian 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]..
  10. STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAM
    Dana 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. ..
  11. Opiate Replacement Therapy at Release from Incarceration
    Josiah Rich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. Economic Analysis of the Impact of Food Advertisements
    John 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]..
  13. STATE LONG TERM CARE POLICIES AND ELDERLY WELL-BEING
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Part I and Part II will proceed simultaneously to inform each other throughout the four-year study period. ..
  14. Imaging of nicotine sensitization in humans: a translational application of fMRI
    Joseph 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]..
  15. The Impact of Comorbidity on Older Cancer Patients
    Cary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  16. Barriers to Enrolling the Elderly in Cancer Trials
    Cary Gross; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is our hope that this work will facilitate the development of targeted and novel approaches to overcoming these barriers. ..
  17. The Transition of Nicotine Dependence
    Joseph DiFranza; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A new theory-based measure of early dependence for youths will be tested against established measures of dependence. ..
  18. Perimetry and Psychophysics in Glaucoma
    Chris Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, these objectives will provide a better understanding of the underlying basis of early glaucomatous damage. ..
  19. Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Aging with Development Disabilities
    Tamar 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]..
  20. Team COOL Pilot Study
    Martha Kubik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Mechanism of Endotoxin's Effect On Allergy Risk
    Keoki 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. ..
  22. Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    John Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Clinical Supervision and Turnover in Substance Abuse Tx
    Lillian 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. ..
  24. CHRYSOTILE AND LUNG CANCER: TIME-RELATED EFFECTS AND POOLED ANALYSIS
    Dana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  25. Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE): 6th International Sym
    Barbara Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. The Impact of Public Reporting on the Quality of Post-Acute Care
    RACHEL 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]..
  27. Community Design and Public Health
    Jill Litt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE ASTHMA ADHERENCE
    Keoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Overweight in Children: A New View Using the Population Attributable Fraction
    Deborah Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. DNA Repair, Skin Cancer and Overall Cancer Risk
    Anthony 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. ..
  32. Economics of Population Health: American Society of Health Economics Conf. - NIDA
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AMONG COMMERCIAL FISHERS
    Dana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Drug Abuse Treatment Access, Service Mix, and Need
    William 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. ..
  35. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Keloid Pathogenesis
    Michael 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..
  36. Cross-Border HIV Prevention Project: China and Vietnam
    Theodore Hammett; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  37. ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONS
    Jody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
  38. PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY ACADEMIC AWARD
    Anthony Alberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  39. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. A Study of Heroin Inhalers
    Richard Spence; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  41. Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Male Self-efficacy
    CHRISTY SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  42. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer 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. ..
  43. Integration Difusion for SMI Service Delivery
    KIMBERLEY ISETT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Analysis will be completed using repeated measures regression techniques. ..
  44. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Extended work schedules and health outcomes in the US
    Gerald 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. ..
  46. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
  47. Children of HIV-Infected Adults
    Mark 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. ..
  48. Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention Intervention
    Jane 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. ..
  49. Drug Use, Ethnicity, and Help Seeking among Rural Youth
    Cathleen 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. ..
  50. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David 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. ..
  52. PREVENTING ALCOHOL SALES TO MINORS
    Alexander Wagenaar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  53. Antidepressant Use and Suicide
    Susan 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. ..
  54. CO-OCCURING DRUG AND MENTAL DISORDERS IN YOUTH
    CRAIG 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. ..
  55. Understanding Change in Physical Activity Postpartum
    KELLY 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". ..
  56. MEDICAL DECISION MAKING ABILITIES IN DEMENTIA
    Jennifer Moye; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  57. LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured Children
    TEGWYN 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]..
  59. Factors Influencing Physical Activity in Older African American Men
    Steven 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]..
  60. Spousal communication and cancer prevention behavior
    KELLY 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]..
  61. Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service Use
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  62. OCCUPATIONAL FATALITY TRENDS: A CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS
    Dana Loomis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Substance Use Disorders & Service Use Among Rural Youth
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes Prevention
    Ross 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. ..