policy making

Summary

Summary: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.

Top Publications

  1. pmc 'Doing' health policy analysis: methodological and conceptual reflections and challenges
    Gill Walt
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:308-17. 2008
  2. pmc Examining the role of health services research in public policymaking
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Institute for Work and Health, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
    Milbank Q 80:125-54. 2002
  3. ncbi Research, public policymaking, and knowledge-translation processes: Canadian efforts to build bridges
    John N Lavis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:37-45. 2006
  4. ncbi Public social policy development and implementation: a case study of the Ghana National Health Insurance scheme
    Irene Akua Agyepong
    Ghana Health Service, Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate, PO Box 184, Accra, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 23:150-60. 2008
  5. pmc National policy-makers speak out: are researchers giving them what they need?
    Adnan A Hyder
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:73-82. 2011
  6. ncbi Health policy-makers' perceptions of their use of evidence: a systematic review
    Simon Innvaer
    Health Services Research Unit, National Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:239-44. 2002
  7. ncbi Deliberations about deliberative methods: issues in the design and evaluation of public participation processes
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 57:239-51. 2003
  8. ncbi Strategies to enhance the use of health systems research for health sector reform
    R Sauerborn
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 4:827-35. 1999
  9. ncbi Measuring the impact of health research
    John Lavis
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:165-70. 2003
  10. ncbi Practical clinical trials: increasing the value of clinical research for decision making in clinical and health policy
    Sean R Tunis
    Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244, USA
    JAMA 290:1624-32. 2003

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  1. pmc 'Doing' health policy analysis: methodological and conceptual reflections and challenges
    Gill Walt
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:308-17. 2008
    ..The final section explores ways of advancing the field of health policy analysis with recommendations on theory, methodology and researcher reflexivity...
  2. pmc Examining the role of health services research in public policymaking
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Institute for Work and Health, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
    Milbank Q 80:125-54. 2002
    ..Results from an exploratory study on the use of health services research by Canadian provincial policymakers illustrate these issues...
  3. ncbi Research, public policymaking, and knowledge-translation processes: Canadian efforts to build bridges
    John N Lavis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:37-45. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Public social policy development and implementation: a case study of the Ghana National Health Insurance scheme
    Irene Akua Agyepong
    Ghana Health Service, Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate, PO Box 184, Accra, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 23:150-60. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc National policy-makers speak out: are researchers giving them what they need?
    Adnan A Hyder
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:73-82. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi Health policy-makers' perceptions of their use of evidence: a systematic review
    Simon Innvaer
    Health Services Research Unit, National Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:239-44. 2002
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to summarise the evidence from interview studies of facilitators of, and barriers to, the use of research evidence by health policy-makers...
  7. ncbi Deliberations about deliberative methods: issues in the design and evaluation of public participation processes
    Julia Abelson
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Health Sciences Centre, Rm 3H28, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 57:239-51. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi Strategies to enhance the use of health systems research for health sector reform
    R Sauerborn
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 4:827-35. 1999
    ..Ideas are true forces that change the tangible world. The man and woman of action has no less responsibility to understand the world than the scholar'. Donabedian (1986)..
  9. ncbi Measuring the impact of health research
    John Lavis
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:165-70. 2003
    ..These actions, coupled with on-going refinements to the proposed assessment tool as research evidence evolves, would take us a long way towards assessment and accountability in the health sector...
  10. ncbi Practical clinical trials: increasing the value of clinical research for decision making in clinical and health policy
    Sean R Tunis
    Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244, USA
    JAMA 290:1624-32. 2003
    ..For these changes to occur, clinical and health policy decision makers will need to become more involved in all aspects of clinical research, including priority setting, infrastructure development, and funding...
  11. pmc Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries: a survey of health care providers
    G Emmanuel Guindon
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 182:E362-72. 2010
    ..We surveyed health care providers in 10 low- and middle-income countries about their use of research-based evidence and examined factors that may facilitate or impede such use...
  12. ncbi Prioritising pain in policy making: the need for a whole systems perspective
    Ceri Phillips
    Institute for Health Research, School of Health Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP Wales, UK
    Health Policy 88:166-75. 2008
    ..Current relevant government policies in U.K. are discussed to highlight the need to prioritise pain and adopt a whole-systems approach to its management if governments are to successfully reduce its cost and burden...
  13. ncbi Systematically reviewing qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform management and policy-making in the health field
    Nicholas Mays
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:6-20. 2005
    ..The choice of approach will be contingent on the aim of the review and nature of the available evidence, and often more than one approach will be required...
  14. ncbi Researchers and policymakers: travelers in parallel universes
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:164-72. 2006
    ..Scientists are obligated not only to discover new knowledge but also to ensure that discoveries are applied to improve health...
  15. pmc Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries: a survey of researchers
    John N Lavis
    McMaster Health Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 182:E350-61. 2010
    ..We surveyed researchers in 10 countries about their involvement in such efforts...
  16. ncbi Stakeholder analysis: a review
    R Brugha
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 15:239-46. 2000
    ..As a cross-sectional view of an evolving picture, the utility of stakeholder analysis for predicting and managing the future is time-limited and it should be complemented by other policy analysis approaches...
  17. ncbi Unpacking capacity to utilize research: A tale of the Burkina Faso public health association
    Nadia Hamel
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    Soc Sci Med 72:31-8. 2011
    ..Increased knowledge translation potential may leverage research resources and promote knowledge-sharing...
  18. ncbi A stakeholder analysis
    Z Varvasovszky
    National Health Insurance Fund, Budapest, Hungary
    Health Policy Plan 15:338-45. 2000
    ..However, various biases and uncertainties necessitate a cautious approach in using it and applying its results...
  19. pmc Galvanizers, guides, champions, and shields: the many ways that policymakers use public health researchers
    Abby S Haynes
    The Sax Institute, University of Sydney, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Queensland, Australia
    Milbank Q 89:564-98. 2011
    ..It also explores the extent to which policymakers' accounts of using researchers concur with the experiences of "policy-engaged" public health researchers...
  20. pmc Generating political priority for maternal mortality reduction in 5 developing countries
    Jeremy Shiffman
    Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 1020, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:796-803. 2007
    ..The experiences of these 5 countries offer guidance on how political priority can be generated for other health causes in developing countries...
  21. pmc What research impacts do Australian primary health care researchers expect and achieve?
    Richard L Reed
    Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:40. 2011
    ..This study examines the impact of individual primary health care research projects on policy and practice from the perspective of Chief Investigators (CIs)...
  22. ncbi Health inequalities in Scotland and England: the contrasting journeys of ideas from research into policy
    Katherine Elizabeth Smith
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School for Health, Durham University, Wolfson Research Institute, Queens Campus, Univeristy Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:1438-49. 2007
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  23. pmc Implementation research evidence uptake and use for policy-making
    Ulysses Panisset
    Department of Knowledge Management and Sharing, WHO, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:20. 2012
    ..A number of tested strategies to support the transfer of implementation research results into policy-making are provided to help meet the standards that are increasingly expected from evidence-informed policy-making practices...
  24. ncbi A qualitative study of the difficulties in reaching sustainable universal health insurance coverage in Iran
    Hossein Ibrahimipour
    Health Services Management Department, Management and Medical Information School, Kerman, Iran
    Health Policy Plan 26:485-95. 2011
    ..A long-term systematic plan is required to address the above problems...
  25. pmc Intervention complexity--a conceptual framework to inform priority-setting in health
    Christian A Gericke
    Department of Health Care Management, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, D 10623, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 83:285-93. 2005
    ..Reducing the technical complexity of interventions will be crucial to meeting the health-related Millennium Development Goals...
  26. pmc Incorporating a rapid-impact package for neglected tropical diseases with programs for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria
    Peter J Hotez
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e102. 2006
  27. ncbi 25 years of the WHO essential medicines lists: progress and challenges
    Richard Laing
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 361:1723-9. 2003
    ..This approach has required an engagement by WHO on issues such as the effect of international trade agreements on access to essential medicines and research and development to ensure availability of new essential medicines...
  28. ncbi Overcoming policy cacophony on obesity: an ecological public health framework for policymakers
    T Lang
    Department of Health Management and Food Policy, Institute of Health Sciences, City University, London, UK
    Obes Rev 8:165-81. 2007
  29. ncbi Citizen participation in health decision-making: past experience and future prospects
    John Church
    J Public Health Policy 23:12-32. 2002
    ..As such, the paper is meant to be a point of departure for an informed discussion of the possibilities for improved citizen participation in health (care) decision-making...
  30. pmc Use of health systems and policy research evidence in the health policymaking in eastern Mediterranean countries: views and practices of researchers
    Fadi El-Jardali
    Department of Health Management and Policy, American University of Beirut, PO Box 11 0236, Riad El Solh, Beirut, 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Implement Sci 7:2. 2012
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  31. ncbi Getting evidence into policy: The need for deliberative strategies?
    Kathy Flitcroft
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building, A27 Fisher Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 72:1039-46. 2011
    ..Such deliberative models could help overcome the limitations on the use of evidence by embedding public review of evidence as the first step in the institutional decision-making processes...
  32. ncbi From comparative risk assessment to multi-criteria decision analysis and adaptive management: recent developments and applications
    I Linkov
    Intertox Inc, 83 Winchester Street, Suite 1, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Environ Int 32:1072-93. 2006
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  33. ncbi Setting priorities for health interventions in developing countries: a review of empirical studies
    Sitaporn Youngkong
    Nijmegen International Center for Health Systems Research and Education, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 14:930-9. 2009
    ..To assess and summarize empirical studies on priority-setting in developing countries...
  34. pmc "Rapid-impact interventions": how a policy of integrated control for Africa's neglected tropical diseases could benefit the poor
    David H Molyneux
    Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e336. 2005
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Exploring health systems research and its influence on policy processes in low income countries
    Adnan A Hyder
    BMC Public Health 7:309. 2007
    ..research themes of the consortium is analysis of the relationship between research (evidence) and policy making, especially their impact on the poor; insights gained in the initial conceptual phase of FHS activities can ..
  37. ncbi Providing health insurance in rural china: from research to policy
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:71-92. 2006
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  38. ncbi How to start thinking about investigating power in the organizational settings of policy implementation
    Ermin Erasmus
    Centre for Health Policy, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 23:361-8. 2008
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  39. ncbi Fostering deliberations about health innovation: what do we want to know from publics?
    Pascale Lehoux
    GRIS, Department of Health Administration, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:2002-9. 2009
    ..The paper concludes that we must differentiate between normative assumptions and knowledge, rather than set up a dichotomy between them or confound them...
  40. ncbi Transferring policies for treating sexually transmitted infections: what's wrong with global guidelines?
    Louisiana Lush
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 18:18-30. 2003
    ..Finally, we comment on the way current global guidelines need to be adapted, given the growth in knowledge...
  41. ncbi Evidence-based policy-making: the implications of globally-applicable research for context-specific problem-solving in developing countries
    Dominique Behague
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 69:1539-46. 2009
    ..While such diversity may render EBPM more conflict-ridden, debate is by no means an undesirable characteristic in any evolving system of knowledge, for it has the potential to foster critical insight and localized change...
  42. ncbi The politics of public health policy
    Thomas R Oliver
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:195-233. 2006
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  43. ncbi Policy to tackle the social determinants of health: using conceptual models to understand the policy process
    Mark Exworthy
    School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:318-27. 2008
    ..The paper concludes that conceptual models can help policy-makers understand and intervene better, despite significant obstacles...
  44. ncbi Toward a communicative perspective of collaborating in research: the case of the researcher-decision-maker partnership
    Karen Golden-Biddle
    School of Business, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:20-5. 2003
    ..Our analyses suggest that partnerships are most effective when researchers see the value of contextualising their work and decision-makers see how this work can help them accomplish their purpose at hand...
  45. ncbi Considerations on the EU definition of a nanomaterial: science to support policy making
    Eric A J Bleeker
    RIVM, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 65:119-25. 2013
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  46. ncbi Coverage with evidence development: ethical issues and policy implications
    Franklin G Miller
    Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1156, USA
    Med Care 46:746-51. 2008
    ..In this article we review the policy rationale for CED and present a normative analysis that addresses ethical concerns and policy implications...
  47. ncbi A sociological perspective on public participation in health care
    Damien Contandriopoulos
    Centre d Analyse des Politiques Publiques CAPP, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 58:321-30. 2004
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  48. ncbi Research use in children's mental health policy in Canada: maintaining vigilance amid ambiguity
    Charlotte Waddell
    Mental Health Evaluation and Community Consultation Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T1W6
    Soc Sci Med 61:1649-57. 2005
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  49. ncbi The state of Health in All policies (HiAP) in the European Union: potential and pitfalls
    Meri Koivusalo
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Social and Health Policy, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:500-3. 2010
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  50. pmc A qualitative study of Canada's experience with the implementation of electronic health information technology
    Ronen Rozenblum
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    CMAJ 183:E281-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a study to identify the success of different aspects of the Canadian plan and ways to improve the adoption of electronic health records...
  51. pmc Evidence and policymaking: The introduction of MMR vaccine in the Netherlands
    Stuart Blume
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam, 1012 DK Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 71:1049-55. 2010
    ..These developments had, and continue to have, major consequences for national scientific competences...
  52. ncbi Factors of the innovation, organization, environment, and individual that predict the influence five systematic reviews had on public health decisions
    M Dobbins
    McMaster University
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 17:467-78. 2001
    ..Future dissemination strategies need to promote the value of using systematic reviews for program decision making as well as promote ongoing training in critical appraisal among intended users in Ontario...
  53. ncbi New vaccine adoption: qualitative study of national decision-making processes in seven low- and middle-income countries
    H E D Burchett
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:ii5-16. 2012
    ..The potential for international initiatives to encourage evidence-informed decision-making should be realised, not assumed...
  54. pmc Low enrollment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance schemes: underlying causes and policy implications
    Robert Basaza
    Ministry of Health Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:105. 2007
    ..Moreover, most of these schemes were created some 10 years ago but since then, only one or two new schemes have been launched. The dynamic of CHI has apparently come to a halt...
  55. ncbi A glossary of theories for understanding policymaking
    Katherine Elizabeth Smith
    Global Public Health Unit, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:198-202. 2013
    ..The glossary aims to provide an accessible overview to key theories about policy and decision-making, with a view to supporting public health efforts to achieve healthier public policies...
  56. pmc Developing lay health worker policy in South Africa: a qualitative study
    Karen Daniels
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:8. 2012
    ..These challenges have included an increased burden of care for female LHWs. The aim of this study was to explore contemporary LHW policy development processes and the extent to which issues of gender are taken up within this process...
  57. ncbi Utilization of epidemiological research for the development of local public health policy in The Netherlands: a case study approach
    Joyce de Goede
    University of Tilburg, Tranzo, Postbus 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 74:707-14. 2012
    ..Therefore it becomes important to obtain insight in the policy process and tailor strategically promising ways of interaction...
  58. ncbi Theories of the policy process in health promotion research: a review
    Eric Breton
    Department of Natural Science and Public Health, College of Arts and Sciences, Zayed University, P O Box 4783, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Health Promot Int 26:82-90. 2011
    ..Recommendations are formulated to improve policy research in health promotion...
  59. ncbi WHO's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems: collecting essential information for policy and service delivery
    Shekhar Saxena
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 20 Ave Appia, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 58:816-21. 2007
    ..This article provides an overview of the rationale, development process, and potential uses and benefits of WHO-AIMS...
  60. ncbi Policy development and implementation in health promotion--from theory to practice: the ADEPT model
    Alfred Rutten
    Institute of Sport Science and Sport, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Gebbertstraße 123b, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Health Promot Int 26:322-9. 2011
    ..Moreover, as it identifies potential 'levers of influence' and can easily be connected to existing methods of community development or capacity building, it is a particularly powerful tool for policy development...
  61. ncbi Prioritising drug and therapeutics committee (DTC) decisions: a national survey
    Ee Lyn Tan
    Therapeutics Centre, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pharm World Sci 29:90-6. 2007
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  62. pmc WHO policy development processes for a new vaccine: case study of malaria vaccines
    Julie Milstien
    1University of Maryland School of Medicine, 3 bis rue des Coronilles Résidence Parc de Clémentville Bâtiment C, 34070 Montpellier, France
    Malar J 9:182. 2010
    ..This article analysed the WHO policy development process to predict its course for a malaria vaccine...
  63. ncbi The National Strategic Plan of South Africa: what are the prospects of success after the repeated failure of previous AIDS policy?
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Health Policy Plan 25:171-85. 2010
    ..that a complex interplay among the content, context, actors and process of AIDS policy created a gap between policy making and policy implementation, which rendered near-ideal AIDS policies ineffective...
  64. pmc Lessons from the Canadian national health information technology plan for the United States: opinions of key Canadian experts
    Eyal Zimlichman
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:453-9. 2012
    ..To summarize the Canadian health information technology (HIT) policy experience and impart lessons learned to the US as it determines its policy in this area...
  65. ncbi Review of corruption in the health sector: theory, methods and interventions
    Taryn Vian
    Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St Crosstown Centre, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:83-94. 2008
    ..Challenges of tailoring anti-corruption strategies to particular contexts, and future directions for research, are addressed...
  66. ncbi Protected forests in Europe approaches-harmonising the definitions for international comparison and forest policy making
    Jari Parviainen
    Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu Research Centre, METLA, P O Box 68, Finland
    J Environ Manage 67:27-36. 2003
    ..Forest certification is not an alternative or a means of increasing forest protection, because as a voluntary process it cannot guarantee the permanence of protected areas or deal with issues of finance and compensation...
  67. ncbi What was the programme theory of New Labour's Health System Reforms?
    Ross Millar
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:7-15. 2012
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  68. ncbi National decision-making on adopting new vaccines: a systematic review
    H E D Burchett
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:ii62-76. 2012
    ..This could help to identify the most appropriate ways to develop vaccine adoption decision-making, so as to improve decisions and, ultimately, health outcomes...
  69. ncbi Assets for policy making in health promotion: overcoming political barriers inhibiting women in difficult life situations to access sport facilities
    Alfred Rutten
    Institute of Sport Science and Sport, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 69:1667-73. 2009
    Although the need for intersectoral policy making in health promotion has been commonplace and a high priority for several decades, there is still a lack of appropriate methods available to assess the inputs, processes, and outcomes ..
  70. ncbi The Common Drug Review: a NICE start for Canada?
    Meghan McMahon
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 429 2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Health Policy 77:339-51. 2006
    ..These include the selection of drugs for review, centralized versus decentralized decision-making, receptor capacity at local decision making levels, and public participation...
  71. ncbi A common policy framework for evidence generation on promising health technologies
    Cedric Carbonneil
    French National Authority for Health, Saint Denis la Plaine Cedex, F 93218, France
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:56-67. 2009
    ..Generation of additional evidence may be necessary to access new promising technologies (marketing approval or coverage). Access with evidence generation (AEG) is a more recent concept with regard to coverage than to marketing approval...
  72. pmc Openness in participation, assessment, and policy making upon issues of environment and environmental health: a review of literature and recent project results
    Mikko V Pohjola
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health 10:58. 2011
    ..exist among policy makers, assessors, and public, leading even to undermining participatory practices in policy making and assessment...
  73. pmc Using decision analysis to improve malaria control policy making
    Randall A Kramer
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Box 90328, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Health Policy 92:133-40. 2009
    ..Developing and applying such a framework can promote stronger and more effective linkages between research and policy, ultimately helping to reduce the burden of malaria and other vector-borne diseases...
  74. ncbi Environmental impact assessment (EIA): an overlooked instrument for sustainable development in Pakistan
    Rashid Saeed
    Department of Management Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal Campus, 57000, Pakistan
    Environ Monit Assess 184:1909-19. 2012
    ..The weaknesses and deficiencies of each EIA stage have been worked out for Pakistan and elaborated with the help of the controversial Zero point Interchange Project in the capital city of Pakistan...
  75. ncbi The role of evidence in health policy making: a normative perspective
    Ole Frithjof Norheim
    Section for Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Care Anal 10:309-17. 2002
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  76. ncbi Dear policy maker: have you made up your mind? A discrete choice experiment among policy makers and other health professionals
    Marc A Koopmanschap
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:198-204. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to get insight in what criteria as presented in Health technology assessment (HTA) studies are important for decision makers in healthcare priority setting...
  77. ncbi The role of tobacco control policies in reducing smoking and deaths in a middle income nation: results from the Thailand SimSmoke simulation model
    D T Levy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of Baltimore, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Tob Control 17:53-9. 2008
    ..With the male smoking prevalence near 60% in 1991, Thailand was one of the first Asian nations to implement strict tobacco control policies. However, the success of their efforts has not been well documented...
  78. ncbi Establishing evidence for early action: the prevention of reproductive and developmental harm
    David Gee
    Strategic Knowledge and Innovation, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:257-66. 2008
    ..Proposals are made to improve those in current use, including a definition of the precautionary principle...
  79. ncbi Community health workers and the response to HIV/AIDS in South Africa: tensions and prospects
    Helen Schneider
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, PO Box 1038, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 23:179-87. 2008
    ..worker, relationships with professionals) associated with previous national CHW programmes, and we discuss prospects for sustainability in the light of the new policy context...
  80. ncbi Addressing the theoretical, practical and ethical challenges inherent in prospective health policy analysis
    Kent Buse
    Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:351-60. 2008
    ..The paper responds to appeals for political research which addresses the problems confronting political actors so as to guide future action-research for evidence-informed, pro-poor health policy...
  81. ncbi Priority setting in hospitals: fairness, inclusiveness, and the problem of institutional power differences
    Jennifer L Gibson
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
    Soc Sci Med 61:2355-62. 2005
    ....
  82. pmc Policy development in malaria vector management in Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe
    Julie Cliff
    Department of Community Health, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
    Health Policy Plan 25:372-83. 2010
    ..We aimed to describe recent policy development regarding their use in Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe...
  83. pmc Development of a model of the tobacco industry's interference with tobacco control programmes
    W M K Trochim
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Tob Control 12:140-7. 2003
    ....
  84. pmc Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakers
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:811-6. 2004
    To explore with UK and international policy advisors how research evidence influences public health policy making, and how its relevance and utility could be improved, with specific reference to the evidence on the production and ..
  85. ncbi Supporting the use of health technology assessments in policy making about health systems
    John N Lavis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:405-14. 2010
    ..assessments (HTAs) produced in Canada and other selected countries and assess their potential to inform policy making about health systems in jurisdictions other than the ones for which they were produced, and to develop and ..
  86. ncbi Framing public policy towards a public health paradigm for gambling
    David Korn
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 19:235-56. 2003
    ..The paper concludes that research that identifies and quantifies the public health factors of gambling will substantially contribute to a public shift toward a public health frame...
  87. ncbi 'The public is too subjective': public involvement at different levels of health-care decision making
    Andrea Litva
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:1825-37. 2002
    ..The public has much to contribute, particularly at the system and programme levels, to supplement the inputs of health care professionals...
  88. ncbi Ideas at the margin or marginalized ideas? Nonmedical determinants of health in Canada
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:107-12. 2002
  89. pmc Health information systems: the foundations of public health
    Carla AbouZahr
    Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:578-83. 2005
    ..The Health Metrics Network, a global collaboration in the making, is intended to help bring such solutions to the countries most in need...
  90. ncbi Evidence-based health policy: context and utilisation
    Mark J Dobrow
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:207-17. 2004
    ..The conceptual framework attempts to capture the role that context plays in the introduction, interpretation and application of evidence. We illustrate this framework with examples from policy development for colorectal cancer screening...
  91. ncbi What evidence informs government population health policy? Lessons from early childhood intervention policy in Australia
    Shelley Bowen
    University of NSW
    N S W Public Health Bull 16:180-4. 2005
  92. ncbi Mental health policy development and implementation in four African countries
    Alan J Flisher
    School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Health Psychol 12:505-16. 2007
    ..The four countries in which the programme is being conducted represent a variety of scenarios in mental health policy development and implementation...
  93. ncbi Reflexive governance in biobanking: on the value of policy led approaches and the need to recognise the limits of law
    Graeme Laurie
    The Arts and Humanities Research Council, Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, School of Law, University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland, UK
    Hum Genet 130:347-56. 2011
    ..It argues that a policy of reflexive governance--defined and developed herein--can best meet the challenges faced by many biobanks and without the need for recourse to law...
  94. ncbi The scope and limits of public health law
    Mark A Hall
    School of Law, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7206, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7206, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 46:S199-209. 2003
    ..It should not extend to diseases viewed as resulting from social, economic, and political conditions...
  95. ncbi The involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS in community-based organizations: contributions and constraints
    C M Roy
    AIDS Committee of Toronto, Canada
    AIDS Care 13:421-32. 2001
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of the challenges of user empowerment and with recommendations for policy and practice...
  96. ncbi Targets as a tool in health policy. Part I: Lessons learned
    L M Van Herten
    TNO Prevention and Health, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 53:1-11. 2000
    ..When SMART conditions are met, political will and daring are the recipe for a successful health target approach...
  97. ncbi Coverage with evidence development for pharmaceuticals: a policy in evolution?
    Joel Lexchin
    School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 41:337-54. 2011
    ..Until these policy issues have been addressed, CED will have difficulty achieving its potential...
  98. ncbi Supporting tough decisions in Norway: a healthcare system approach
    Berit Mørland
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services NOKC, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:398-404. 2010
    ..We describe, in general, the principles used in priority setting and, in particular, policy processes and decision making in Norway...
  99. ncbi A systematic review of national immunization policy making processes
    Maggie Bryson
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Vaccine 28:A6-12. 2010
    This systematic review aimed to collect and synthesize information available on immunization policy making processes in countries across the globe...
  100. ncbi Policy decision-making under scientific uncertainty: radiological risk assessment and the role of expert advisory groups
    Kenneth L Mossman
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4501, USA
    Health Phys 97:101-6. 2009
    ..Understanding uncertainties and the limitations on available scientific information and conveying such information to policy makers remain key challenges for the technical and policy communities...
  101. ncbi Evidence-based policymaking: a critique
    Trisha Greenhalgh
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Highgate Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Perspect Biol Med 52:304-18. 2009
    ....

Research Grants63

  1. Non-invasive zoonotic pathogen exposure and outcome biomarkers with follow-up in
    Christopher D Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Human developmental toxicity of metal mixture exposure from e-waste recycling
    Aimin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..humans, increase scientific knowledge about rarely studied mixture exposure, and inform environmental health policy making to reduce e- waste toxicant exposure in developing countries...
  3. Health and Retirement Survey for India
    David Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in India;(b) to provide the foundation for new, rigorous, multidisciplinary studies of aging that will inform policy making and advance scientific knowledge;and (c) to provide internationally harmonized data for cross-national ..
  4. Biomarkers of Exposure to and Health Effects from SHS in Outdoor Smoking Areas
    Luke P Naeher; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..While the public's concern is justifiable, human health risk assessment and policy making are impeded by the lack of empirical data on outdoor SHS levels and health outcomes attributable to SHS ..
  5. Dermatotropic cellular immune responses induced by a novel smallpox vaccine
    Stephen R Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Cinema Smoking and Youth Smoking in Latin America
    James Thrasher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The study will build capacity for such research and begin to formulate culturally relevant policies to control these important risk factors. ..
  7. Pollutant-related diabetes in the Nurses'Health Study II
    Qi Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. Polysubstance Use and Chronic Smoking: Neuroimaging and Cognition
    Dieter J Meyerhoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..may help to predict treatment outcome, and will have major implications for public health education and policy making. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Chronic polysubstance abuse is a major health problem in the US and leads to brain ..
  9. miRNA Biomarkers from FFPE Tissue for Early Breast Cancer Detection
    Sidney W Fu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The success of this project would have a broad impact in research of other diseases, health disparities and policy making due to the world-wide availability of FFPE samples with rich clinical data.
  10. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, our findings regarding mechanisms through which parenting affects children's adjustment will influence interventions designed to prevent adjustment problems, especially in maltreated and other high-risk groups. ..
  11. MAM'Out project: evaluation of innovative approaches to prevent acute malnutritio
    Patrick Kolsteren; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The total length of the project is 3.5 years, with 2 years of direct interventions and measurements in the field. ..
  12. Elective Induction of Labor and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Darios Getahun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our results could immediately affect clinical practice by helping women and providers make more informed choices together. They will also provide a solid foundation for practice guidelines and policy making.
  13. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Integrated Samples of Eurasian Censuses
    ROBERT EDWARD MCCAA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. Transmission dynamics and spillover of avian influenza under changing agricultura
    Xiangming Xiao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and to improve risk-based influenza surveillance, preparedness, responses, intervention, and public health policy making. Rapidly changing agricultural intensification, landscapes and markets over the past few decades have resulted ..
  16. Coinfection by Rickettsiae in Amblyomma maculatum: Impact on Disease Transmission
    ANDREA SOARES VARELA-STOKES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, rational interpretation of these data will be useful in public health policy making. Finally, the proposed research is innovative because preliminary data challenge the presumption that ..
  17. Latin America Treatment &Innovation Network in Mental Health (LANTIN-MH)
    Paulo Rossi Menezes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In both components due importance is given to issues related to scaling up and policy making, including the creation of a highly qualified advisory board and consultation with a range of stakeholders ..
  18. Empowering Daughters and Mother-in-laws to Mitigate Gender-based Violence and Pro
    Suneeta Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..It is expected that the study findings will provide evidence to determine if a phase 3 effectiveness trial is merited and advance the science underlying GBV prevention. ..
  19. Improving the Public Health Impact of HIV Testing in Highly Endemic Regions
    Eran Bendavid; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..policy makers use models and explore the ways in which models of HIV testing can provide useful inputs to the policy making process...
  20. Exploring the Import of Health-Related Residential Mobility to Local Area Studies
    ARLINE GERONIMUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..proposed research uses new Census data that should allow us to distinguish between these competing explanations and, thus, may provide an improved basis for continued research and policy making to reduce social disparities in health.
  21. Modulation of Qdot nanoparticle toxicity by glutathione in GCL transgenic mice
    TERRANCE JAMES KAVANAGH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such information will be useful in risk assessments of these materials, and thus help to inform regulatory policy making.
  22. ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO INDUSTRY DOCUMENTS
    STANTON ARNOLD GLANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This application extends our current work to address tobacco industry influence on science and policy making in the emerging US and global regulatory environment, and to learn from the industry's promotional ..
  23. Environmental Mutagen Society Annual Meetings 2009 - 2013
    MICHAEL JACOB PLEWA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to the scientific program, the Annual Meeting will convene 8 Special Interest Groups (SIGS) that have the responsibility of identifying fore-front speakers and topics for the 2010 and subsequent meetings. ..
  24. 2/2 - Establishing a GEOHealth Hub Platform for East Africa - Ethiopia
    ABERA TAKELE KUMIE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Promoting genetic literacy in students and teachers: The effectiveness of non-cla
    LETA MEOLE TRIBBLE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: The field of genetics is emerging as a key player in healthcare, public policy making, and social issues;there is an increasing need for public understanding of genetics...
  26. Translating Addiction Genomics Research into Practice: Examining Ethics & Policy
    Barbara A Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..key ethical, legal, and social consequences of a genetic understanding of addiction in order to inform future policy making. The ultimate goals of the proposed project are to provide policy makers with a clear understanding of the ..
  27. A genetic model for investigating gamma-secretase
    HUI MIN MARIA CHUNG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore it is relevant to the mechanism and policy making of how to care for the population of elderly in our society.
  28. Planning a Strategic HIV Population Science Training Grant in Peru
    Carlos F Caceres; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..structural) prevention;and policy studies oriented to understand and improve the use of evidence for HIV policy making. This training program is conceived as synergistic and complementary with other training initiatives ongoing ..
  29. Probabilistic Population Projections for All Countries
    Adrian E Raftery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will develop methods for reconstructing past populations with uncertainty from fragmentary data. We will produce publicly available software for implementing the new methods. ..
  30. Global Institutions and the Politics of International Disability
    RAYMOND PAUL LANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  31. The ELSI Program: Evidence of Policy Impact
    DEBRA JH MATHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the degree to which internal and external ELSI-funded projects have been designed to influence Congressional policy making;2) To determine the nature and degree of the impact of ELSI Research Program activities and ELSI program-..
  32. An Economic Framework for Evaluating Biomarkers Used to Target CVD Prevention
    Mark J Pletcher; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  33. Accountability for Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Equity (ACCURE)
    Eugenia Eng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our systems approach has the potential to optimize transparency of and accountability for racial equity in completing treatment in 1500 cancer centers affecting 1.4 million cancer patients annually. ..
  34. The Emergence of Institutional Elder Care in China
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will also inform potential consumers of institutional LTC services and government agencies interested in policy making, planning and regulations in this area...
  35. Water Wisdom: Developing Local-Global Capacities in Managing Water
    Margaret E Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Even a small impact on policy making has the potential for substantive global public health gains.
  36. Anticipatory Survey Design: Identification and Reduction of Nonresponse Bias Dur
    ANDREY ALEXANDROV PEYTCHEV; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..bias in surveys at a time when survey nonresponse poses a serious, growing threat to information used for policy making and studying changes in populations...
  37. The New England RAPiD (Regional Adaptation for Payer Policy Decisions) Project
    Steven Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..two important adaptations to the current format could help us use AHRQ evidence reviews more effectively in policy making: 1) combine the isolated answers to key questions into a rating of comparative clinical effectiveness;and 2) ..
  38. Center of Excellence on Race, Ethnicity and Health Disparities Research
    Stephen B Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Build capacity to influence policy making that addresses the structural determinants of health in the state (Community Engagement and Outreach Core)...
  39. Oncology R&D: Expanding the Role of Economics to Aid Public Policy
    RENA MARIE CONTI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I hope that the results of these projects will be of immediate interest to policy making and academic communities...
  40. Evidence Translation for Childhood Obesity Prevention in Minnesota
    Marilyn S Nanney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  41. Determinants of Malaria Disease in Malawi
    TERRIE ELLEN TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The surveillance mechanisms established during this work will provide a mechanism for determining the impact of those policies on malaria infection and disease. ..
  42. Estimating the Costs of Supporting Primary Care Practice Transformation (R03)
    Benjamin Yarnoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..first research to evaluate these costs and so will be essential to informing PCMH transformation decisions and policy making. Our research team is currently conducting a large study of the effect of primary care practice transformation ..
  43. History of Health Risks in American Society and Medicine
    ROBERT ALAN ARONOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..demonstration of the ways values and interests have shaped prevention practices should also suggest greater inclusiveness in policy making by individuals and groups with a legitimate stake in the outcomes of prevention policies.
  44. Modeling Effective Health Policies for Colorectal Cancer
    ANN GRAHAM ZAUBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to inform health policy, via methods that engage policy makers and encourage appropriate use of modeling in policy making and decision support. Here we envision innovation using open-access web-based model applications...
  45. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The first project proposed here, in particular, lays out that challenge. ..
  46. What are the costs to small practices and community health centers to maintain co
    SARAH CHEN JU SHIH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The study can also inform future policy making with regards to new payment structures or implementing rewards for primary care.
  47. ASSESSING AMBULATORY DUR COST EFFECTIVENESS
    Jacques Tremblay; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Patient mixes (age, sex and diagnosis) and manpower levels will be accounted for the analysis. The cost-effectiveness of a quality assurance method, ambulatory DUR, may thus be assessed for policy-making...
  48. GENDER, RACE AND COHORT DIFFERENCES IN ABORTION ATTITUDE
    Koray Tanfer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Equally important is the males' attitudes toward abortion because: First, policy making in U.S. is dominated by men...
  49. 2010 Child Health Services Research Meeting
    JENNIFER A MULDOON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The conference also provides networking and professional development opportunities for child health services researchers. ..
  50. Trends in Club Drug Use
    Christopher Krebs; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This information will help inform subsequent research on club drugs and substance-specific education/prevention and interdiction initiatives. ..
  51. MH RISK FACTORS IN CAREGIVING: ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION
    Dolores Gallagher Thompson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  52. DETERMINANTS OF OUTCOMES OF PREGNANCY
    Robert Ohsfeldt; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..This information can inform the abortion policy making process as it pertains to regulation regarding: 1) the costs of abortion regulation in terms of infant health (..
  53. State Mental Health Policy-Making under Managed Care
    Christopher Erb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Foster Care Youth: The Consequences of Abuse and Neglect
    Justeen Hyde; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Education and training activities include: coursework in child/adolescent development, public policy making, and quantitative research methods; participation in formal trainings offered to social workers and foster ..
  55. Policies to Restrict High Alcohol Content Beverages
    Rhonda Jones Webb; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This is the first study we know to explore local efforts to reduce malt liquor sales at a national level. Results will have immediate and real-world implications for cities wishing to alleviate alcohol-related problems in inner cities. ..
  56. History of Hormone Replacement Therapy, 1960-2000
    Elizabeth Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..analyze the differences and similarities between these two views and set them in the larger context of health policy making and the American pursuit of health...
  57. Are Volume Standards Accurate Measures of Quality?
    Laurent Glance; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..knowledge gained from this project will advance the field of quality measurement and will provide information in support of rational policy making regarding the regionalization of high-risk surgery on a national scale.
  58. ENGAGING MINORITY COMMUNITIES IN GENETICS POLICY MAKING
    Toby Citrin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Qualitative and quantitative methods will be used to evaluate both process and outcome, with comparisons to the initial project. ..
  59. Divided Loyalties:Conflicts of Interest in Medicine
    Patricia Tereskerz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..no current, comprehensive document or policy guidance for those engaged in health care, medical research, or policy making to review concerning the appropriate means by which to handle conflicts of interest...
  60. Research in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A History
    Henry Blackburn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposers have long experience in prevention research and policy making and have access to the relevant records and leaders, including historian collaborators...
  61. Planning for reproductive health training program in gl*
    Xu Qian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such training will effect the integration of a global perspective into health services and policy making, both within China and internationally...
  62. NATURAL SAMPLE SPACES AND JUDGMENT UNDER UNCERTAINTY
    IGOR GAVANSKI; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In addition, the research will lead to the identification of tasks particularly likely to evoke judgment errors and to the development of techniques for improving people's judgments and decisions...