health policy

Summary

Summary: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
  2. pmc Using knowledge brokering to promote evidence-based policy-making: The need for support structures
    Jessika van Kammen
    Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, The Hague, Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 84:608-12. 2006
  3. ncbi Current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and future challenges in epidemiology, surveillance and health policy
    Alvaro Moncayo
    Academia Nacional de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:17-30. 2009
  4. ncbi The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
  5. ncbi Segmented regression analysis of interrupted time series studies in medication use research
    A K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 27:299-309. 2002
  6. pmc Changing the future of obesity: science, policy, and action
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 378:838-47. 2011
  7. ncbi Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol
    Peter Anderson
    School for Public Health and Primary Care, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Lancet 373:2234-46. 2009
  8. pmc Non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: context, determinants and health policy
    J J Miranda
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1225-34. 2008
  9. pmc Knowledge transfer and exchange: review and synthesis of the literature
    Craig Mitton
    University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
    Milbank Q 85:729-68. 2007
  10. ncbi Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Enhancing HIV Prevention Among High-Risk HIV+ Men
    Kenneth Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
  3. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/Caregivers
    Mary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Ethnic Minority Children in Public Mental Health
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Policies Improving Non-English Speakers' Access & Care
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term care
    Mary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications303 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
    ..The forthcoming Ministerial Summit on Health Research seeks to help define a learning agenda for health systems, so that by 2015, substantial progress will have been made to reducing the system constraints to achieving the MDGs...
  2. pmc Using knowledge brokering to promote evidence-based policy-making: The need for support structures
    Jessika van Kammen
    Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, The Hague, Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 84:608-12. 2006
    ..We also discuss the potential of this approach to assist health policy development in low-income countries based on the experience of developing the Regional East-African Health (..
  3. ncbi Current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and future challenges in epidemiology, surveillance and health policy
    Alvaro Moncayo
    Academia Nacional de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:17-30. 2009
    ..The present article reviews the current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and the future challenges in terms of epidemiology, surveillance and health policy.
  4. ncbi The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control
    Derek Yach
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    JAMA 291:2616-22. 2004
    ..A more concerted, strategic, and multisectoral policy approach, underpinned by solid research, is essential to help reverse the negative trends in the global incidence of chronic disease...
  5. ncbi Segmented regression analysis of interrupted time series studies in medication use research
    A K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 27:299-309. 2002
    ..In this paper, we show how segmented regression analysis can be used to evaluate policy and educational interventions intended to improve the quality of medication use and/or contain costs...
  6. pmc Changing the future of obesity: science, policy, and action
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 378:838-47. 2011
    ..We call for a sustained worldwide effort to monitor, prevent, and control obesity...
  7. ncbi Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol
    Peter Anderson
    School for Public Health and Primary Care, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Lancet 373:2234-46. 2009
    ..In settings with high amounts of unrecorded production and consumption, increasing the proportion of alcohol that is taxed could be a more effective pricing policy than a simple increase in tax...
  8. pmc Non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: context, determinants and health policy
    J J Miranda
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1225-34. 2008
    ..Finally, the need for health system reform to strengthen primary care is highlighted as a major policy to reduce the toll of this rising epidemic...
  9. pmc Knowledge transfer and exchange: review and synthesis of the literature
    Craig Mitton
    University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
    Milbank Q 85:729-68. 2007
    ..At this time there is an inadequate evidence base for doing "evidence-based" KTE for health policy decision making...
  10. ncbi Recommended community strategies and measurements to prevent obesity in the United States
    Laura Kettel Khan
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 58:1-26. 2009
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  11. pmc Assessing country-level efforts to link research to action
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 84:620-8. 2006
    ..The fourth element addresses approaches to evaluation (how support is provided for rigorous evaluations of efforts to link research to action)...
  12. 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
    ..This paper begins by looking at the health policy environment, and some of the challenges to researching this highly complex phenomenon...
  13. pmc Malaria misdiagnosis in Uganda--implications for policy change
    Joan Nankabirwa
    Malaria Consortium, Africa Regional Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:66. 2009
    ..In this study, the policy implications of such recommendations are revisited...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitals
    Aziz Sheikh
    Ehealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    BMJ 343:d6054. 2011
    ..To evaluate the implementation and adoption of the NHS detailed care records service in "early adopter" hospitals in England...
  16. ncbi Reaching the Abuja target for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in African women: a review of progress and operational challenges
    Jenny Hill
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:409-18. 2006
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  17. pmc Trends in health policy and systems research over the past decade: still too little capacity in low-income countries
    Taghreed Adam
    Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e27263. 2011
    The past decade has seen several high-level events and documents committing to strengthening the field of health policy and systems research (HPSR) as a critical input to strengthening health systems...
  18. pmc Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia
    Morten Aaserud
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that might affect the translation of randomised controlled trial (RCT) findings into policies and practice in developing countries...
  19. ncbi The role of schools in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:109-42. 2006
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  20. pmc Systematic review of involving patients in the planning and development of health care
    Mike J Crawford
    Primary Care and Population Health Sciences, Imperial College, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 325:1263. 2002
    ..To examine the effects of involving patients in the planning and development of health care...
  21. pmc Climate change: the public health response
    Howard Frumkin
    National Center for Environmental Health Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 28, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:435-45. 2008
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  22. 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...
  23. pmc Moving from data on deaths to public health policy in Agincourt, South Africa: approaches to analysing and understanding verbal autopsy findings
    Peter Byass
    Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    PLoS Med 7:e1000325. 2010
    ..Here we compare and contrast these approaches as applied to a series of 6,153 deaths which occurred in a rural South African population from 1992 to 2005. We do not attempt to validate either approach in absolute terms...
  24. pmc Malaria case-management under artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy in Uganda
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 7:181. 2008
    ..Here the quality of AL case-management is reported from Uganda; approximately one year after AL replaced combination of chloroquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (CQ+SP) as recommended first line treatment for uncomplicated malaria...
  25. ncbi Natural experiments: an underused tool for public health?
    M Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health 119:751-7. 2005
    ..of public health interventions", and pointed more generally to the limited evidence base for public health policy and practice...
  26. pmc Learning from evidence in a complex world
    John D Sterman
    MIT Sloan School of Management, 30 Wadsworth Street, Room E53 351, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:505-14. 2006
    ..Here I show how systems thinking and simulation modeling can help expand the boundaries of our mental models, enhance our ability to generate and learn from evidence, and catalyze effective change in public health and beyond...
  27. 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
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  28. pmc Research, evidence and policymaking: the perspectives of policy actors on improving uptake of evidence in health policy development and implementation in Uganda
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    WHO Uganda Office, Health systems and Services Cluster, P, O, Box 24578, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 12:109. 2012
    ..The main objective of this research is to elaborate a Middle Range Theory (MRT) of KT in Uganda that can also serve as a reference for other low- and middle income countries...
  29. pmc Trends in notifiable infectious diseases in China: implications for surveillance and population health policy
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e31076. 2012
    ..It is necessary to implement public health interventions that target HIV and relevant coinfections, address transmission associated with highly mobile populations, and reduce the risk of cross-species transmission of zoonotic pathogens...
  30. ncbi 'Linking research to action' in Iran: two decades after integration of the Health Ministry and the medical universities
    R Majdzadeh
    Knowledge Utilization Research Centre and School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Public Health 124:404-11. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of integration of the Iranian Health Ministry and medical universities, which took place in 1985, on 'linking research to action'...
  31. pmc Scaling up global health interventions: a proposed framework for success
    Gavin Yamey
    Evidence to Policy Initiative, Global Health Group, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001049. 2011
    ..Drawing upon interviews with experts and a review of the literature, Gavin Yamey proposes a new framework for scaling up global health interventions...
  32. pmc The influences of patient's trust in medical service and attitude towards health policy on patient's overall satisfaction with medical service and sub satisfaction in China
    Liyang Tang
    Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    BMC Public Health 11:472. 2011
    ..on the basis of response to patient's trust in medical service and response to patient's attitude towards health policy in China...
  33. ncbi Alcohol research and the alcoholic beverage industry: issues, concerns and conflicts of interest
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Addiction 104:34-47. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate the ethical, professional and scientific challenges that have emerged from industry involvement in alcohol science...
  34. pmc Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems: rationale for and challenges of guidance development
    Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 9:e1001185. 2012
    ..In the first paper in a three-part series on health systems guidance, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch and colleagues examine how guidance is currently formulated in low- and middle-income countries, and the challenges to developing such guidance...
  35. pmc Social relationships and health: a flashpoint for health policy
    Debra Umberson
    University of Texas at Austin, Department of Sociology, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:S54-66. 2010
    ..This article describes key research themes in the study of social relationships and health, and it highlights policy implications suggested by this research...
  36. ncbi Research in action: the training approach of the Joint Health Systems Research Project for the Southern African Region
    C M Varkevisser
    Joint Health Systems Research Project for the Southern African Region, WHO, Zimbabwe
    Health Policy Plan 16:281-91. 2001
    ..Still, sustainability of HSR activities remains a challenge. This paper describes the approach of the Joint HSR Project over the first 10 years of its operation, and its major strengths and limitations...
  37. ncbi Changing the paradigm for HIV testing--the end of exceptionalism
    Ronald Bayer
    Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:647-9. 2006
  38. ncbi Scaling up in international health: what are the key issues?
    Lindsay J Mangham
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:85-96. 2010
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  39. ncbi Alma-Ata 30 years on: revolutionary, relevant, and time to revitalise
    Joy E Lawn
    Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children US, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 372:917-27. 2008
    ..Revitalisng Alma-Ata and learning from three decades of experience is crucial to reach the ambitious goal of health for all in all countries, both rich and poor...
  40. 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.
  41. ncbi Supporting the delivery of cost-effective interventions in primary health-care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Lancet 372:928-39. 2008
    ..The evidence base needs urgently to be strengthened, synthesised, and taken into account in policy and practice, particularly for the benefit of those who have been excluded from the health care advances of recent decades...
  42. pmc The terrain of health policy analysis in low and middle income countries: a review of published literature 1994-2007
    Lucy Gilson
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 23:294-307. 2008
    This article provides the first ever review of literature analysing the health policy processes of low and middle income countries (LMICs)...
  43. pmc Coverage of cervical cancer screening in 57 countries: low average levels and large inequalities
    Emmanuela Gakidou
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e132. 2008
  44. pmc Can scientists and policy makers work together?
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:632-7. 2005
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  45. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence on integration of targeted health interventions into health systems
    Rifat Atun
    Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, London SW7, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:1-14. 2010
    ..Health systems combine both non-integrated and integrated interventions, but the balance of these interventions varies considerably...
  46. 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
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  47. pmc Moving Canadian governmental policies beyond a focus on individual lifestyle: some insights from complexity and critical theories
    C Alvaro
    Faculty of Health Professions, Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Health Promot Int 26:91-9. 2011
    ..Our discussion focuses on the Canadian context but will undoubtedly be relevant to other countries, where health promoters and others engage in similar struggles for fundamental government policy change...
  48. pmc Approaches to developing the capacity of health policy analysis institutes: a comparative case study
    Sara Bennett
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:7. 2012
    To review and assess (i) the factors that facilitate the development of sustainable health policy analysis institutes in low and middle income countries and (ii) the nature of external support for capacity development provided to such ..
  49. ncbi Bridging the divide: global lessons from evidence-based health policy in Mexico
    Julio Frenk
    Minister of Health of Mexico, Secretaria de Salud, Lieja 7, 06696 Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    Lancet 368:954-61. 2006
    ..This paper reports encouraging results in the achievement of the ultimate objective of the reform: universal access to high-quality services with social protection for all...
  50. pmc Innovative approaches to reducing financial barriers to obstetric care in low-income countries
    Fabienne Richard
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, B 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Am J Public Health 100:1845-52. 2010
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  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. pmc Childhood obesity: a framework for policy approaches and ethical considerations
    Rogan Kersh
    New York University Wagner School, New York, New York, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A93. 2011
    ..We present these frameworks in the context of other papers in this collection and make recommendations for public health practice...
  54. pmc Rural definitions for health policy and research
    L Gary Hart
    WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354982, Seattle, WA, 98195 4982, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1149-55. 2005
    ..However, defining "rural" for health policy and research purposes requires researchers and policy analysts to specify which aspects of rurality are most ..
  55. ncbi A multidimensional conceptual framework for analysing public involvement in health services research
    Sandy R Oliver
    Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    Health Expect 11:72-84. 2008
    ..To describe the development of a multidimensional conceptual framework capable of drawing out the implications for policy and practice of what is known about public involvement in research agenda setting...
  56. 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
    ..in health care are increasingly interested in using high-quality scientific evidence to support clinical and health policy choices; however, the quality of available scientific evidence is often found to be inadequate...
  57. 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)..
  58. ncbi Evidence is good for your health system: policy reform to remedy catastrophic and impoverishing health spending in Mexico
    Felicia Marie Knaul
    Mexican Health Foundation, Periferico Sur 4809, Col Arenal Tepepan, 14610 Mexico City, Mexico
    Lancet 368:1828-41. 2006
    ..The results of the Mexican experience suggest an important role for the organisation and financing of the health system in reducing impoverishment and protecting households during periods of individual and collective financial crisis...
  59. ncbi Disabling the public interest: alcohol strategies and policies for England
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 99:1083-9. 2004
  60. pmc Application of quality improvement strategies in 389 European hospitals: results of the MARQuIS project
    M J M H Lombarts
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Social Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i28-37. 2009
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  61. ncbi Revolution or evolution: the challenges of conceptualizing patient and public involvement in a consumerist world
    Jonathan Q Tritter
    Public Management and Policy Group, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Expect 12:275-87. 2009
    ..Despite this attention there is limited conceptual and theoretical work to underpin policy and practice...
  62. pmc Understanding evidence-based public health policy
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1576-83. 2009
    Public health policy has a profound impact on health status. Missing from the literature is a clear articulation of the definition of evidence-based policy and approaches to move the field forward...
  63. ncbi The impact of context on evidence utilization: a framework for expert groups developing health policy recommendations
    Mark J Dobrow
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:1811-24. 2006
    ..of this issue, this study considers how context influences evidence utilization in the development of health policy recommendations...
  64. pmc Evidence summaries tailored to health policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries
    Sarah E Rosenbaum
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Boks, St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway
    Bull World Health Organ 89:54-61. 2011
    ..To describe how the SUPPORT collaboration developed a short summary format for presenting the results of systematic reviews to policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
  65. ncbi Revised recommendations for HIV testing of adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings
    Bernard M Branson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention proposed, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-17; quiz CE1-4. 2006
    ..Repeat screening in the third trimester is recommended in certain jurisdictions with elevated rates of HIV infection among pregnant women...
  66. pmc Timing of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy and the implications of current policy on early uptake in north-east Tanzania
    Katherine Anders
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:79. 2008
    ..This study investigated the timing of delivery of IPTp to pregnant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC), and the potential determinants of timely uptake...
  67. ncbi The national free delivery and caesarean policy in Senegal: evaluating process and outcomes
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:384-92. 2010
    ..These findings are likely to be relevant to other countries currently experimenting with similar approaches to reducing financial barriers to skilled attendance at delivery...
  68. pmc Engaging national organizations for knowledge translation: comparative case studies in knowledge value mapping
    Joseph P Lane
    Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer, University at Buffalo SUNY, Amherst, NY, USA
    Implement Sci 6:106. 2011
    ..knowledge values differ between national organizations representing different audiences? Can a deeper understanding of knowledge values help sponsors, investigators, and organizations better communicate research findings to stakeholders?..
  69. ncbi Using research to inform health policy: barriers and strategies in developing countries
    Monique Hennink
    Opportunities and Choices Reproductive Health Research Program, Division of Social Statistics, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton S17 1BJ, UK
    J Health Commun 10:163-80. 2005
    ..Increased collaboration between all three parties is one of the key strategies toward increasing the uptake of research into health policy and program development.
  70. ncbi Skilled attendance: the key challenges to progress in achieving MDG-5 in north central Nigeria
    Dalyop D Nyango
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Health Unit, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:129-38. 2010
    ..Governments and development partners need to address facility and skilled manpower shortages in developing countries to make a modest attempt at meeting the MDG on maternal health...
  71. pmc Integrated vector management: the Zambian experience
    Emmanuel Chanda
    National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Zambia
    Malar J 7:164. 2008
    ..The introduction and implementation of an IVM strategy was planned in accordance with the World Health Organization (WHO) steps towards IVM implementation namely Introduction Phase, Consolidation Phase and Expansion Phase...
  72. pmc Advocates, interest groups and Australian news coverage of alcohol advertising restrictions: content and framing analysis
    Andrea S Fogarty
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:727. 2012
    ..This paper examines news coverage of recommendations to restrict alcohol advertising to see how supporters and opponents frame the debate, with a view to providing some suggestions for policy advocates to advance the discussion...
  73. ncbi The importance of addressing social determinants of health at the local level: the case for social capital
    Bradley D Hunter
    Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 19:522-30. 2011
    ..Examples of successful interventions are provided to aid public health professionals in developing locale-specific solutions for addressing social determinants...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi Views from a small Pacific island: prospects for tobacco control on Niue
    Michael Hale
    National Screening Unit, Ministry of Health, Auckland, New Zealand
    Health Promot Pract 13:404-11. 2012
    ..However, more information is needed about how best to implement tobacco control measures in Niue. The aim of this research was to identify key contextual factors for progressing effective tobacco control in Niue...
  76. pmc 'All her children are born that way': gendered experiences of stigma in families affected by sickle cell disorder in rural Kenya
    Vicki M Marsh
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Social and Behavioural Group, PO Box 230, Kilifi, 80108, Kenya
    Ethn Health 16:343-59. 2011
    ..To consider ways in which stigma could be counteracted in health and research programmes in sub Saharan Africa...
  77. 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
    ....
  78. pmc Implementing ideal health policy in a fragile health system: the example of expanding the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in mainland Tanzania
    Irene M Masanja
    Health Systems Group, Ifakara Health Institute, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 10:322. 2011
    ....
  79. ncbi Physical education and physical activity: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Sarah M Lee
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 12, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:435-63. 2007
    ..This article describes the characteristics of school physical education and physical activity policies and programs in the United States at the state, district, school, and classroom levels...
  80. ncbi An observational study on the current distribution of visceral leishmaniasis in different geographical zones of Iran and implication to health policy
    Mehdi Mohebali
    School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 6446, Tehran, Iran
    Travel Med Infect Dis 9:67-74. 2011
    ..Our findings indicate that Mediterranean visceral leishmaniasis with different distribution occurs in different geographical locations of Iran...
  81. ncbi Early effects of the federally mandated Local Wellness Policy on school nutrition environments appear modest in Colorado's rural, low-income elementary schools
    Elaine S Belansky
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 E 17th Pl, Campus Box C 245, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1712-7. 2010
    ..Schools need more information about evidence-based practices, as well as technical and financial assistance for implementation...
  82. pmc Reviewing the literature on access to prompt and effective malaria treatment in Kenya: implications for meeting the Abuja targets
    Jane Chuma
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Programme P, O, Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:243. 2009
    ..Since treatment-seeking patterns for malaria are similar in many settings in sub-Saharan Africa, the findings presented in this review have important lessons for other malaria endemic countries...
  83. pmc Global alcohol producers, science, and policy: the case of the International Center for Alcohol Policies
    David H Jernigan
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:80-9. 2012
    ....
  84. ncbi School wellness policies: perceptions, barriers, and needs among school leaders and wellness advocates
    Peggy Agron
    California Department of Public Health, PO Box 997377, MS 7211, Sacramento, CA 95899 7377, USA
    J Sch Health 80:527-35; quiz 570-2. 2010
    ....
  85. ncbi Development of national and multiagency HIV care quality measures
    Michael A Horberg
    HIV Interregional Initiative, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:732-8. 2010
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is now a complex, chronic disease requiring high quality care. Demonstration of quality HIV care requires uniform, aligned HIV care quality measurement...
  86. ncbi Why the nation needs a policy push on patient-centered health care
    Ronald M Epstein
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1489-95. 2010
    ..This policy should help health professionals acquire and maintain skills related to patient-centered care, and it should encourage organizations to cultivate a culture of patient-centeredness...
  87. pmc The polarizing effect of news media messages about the social determinants of health
    Sarah E Gollust
    University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Room 302, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2160-7. 2009
    ..These results signify that increasing public awareness of the social determinants of health may not uniformly increase public support for policy action...
  88. pmc Control of neglected tropical diseases needs a long-term commitment
    Yaobi Zhang
    Helen Keller International, Regional Office for Africa, Dakar, Senegal
    BMC Med 8:67. 2010
    ....
  89. pmc The impact of eHealth on the quality and safety of health care: a systematic overview
    Ashly D Black
    eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1000387. 2011
    ....
  90. ncbi Quinine monotherapy for treating uncomplicated malaria in the era of artemisinin-based combination therapy: an appropriate public health policy?
    Adoke Yeka
    Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project, Kampala, Uganda
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:448-52. 2009
    ..goes against WHO recommendations for combination therapy and could be considered an inappropriate public health policy. Adherence to a 7-day quinine treatment schedule is likely to be poor and may increase the risk of selecting ..
  91. ncbi Physical activity: health outcomes and importance for public health policy
    William L Haskell
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion, Room N229, 211 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Prev Med 49:280-2. 2009
    ..The accumulated data support the need for more comprehensive health promoting physical activity policies and programs, especially for the economically and socially disadvantaged and medically underserved...
  92. pmc Adapting a generic tuberculosis control operational guideline and scaling it up in China: a qualitative case study
    Xiaolin Wei
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:260. 2008
    ..This study reports the process of deskguide adaptation, its scale-up and lessons learnt for policy implications...
  93. pmc Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to increase physical activity in elementary schools
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S221-47. 2009
    ..Results underscore the importance of continued monitoring of enacted legislation, and that legislation for child health that focuses on school programs and policies requires funding and refinement to produce the intended effect...
  94. ncbi Why it is time to review the role of private health insurance in Australia
    Leonie Segal
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
    Aust Health Rev 27:3-15. 2004
    ..Ad hoc policy adjustments need to be replaced by a coherent policy towards PHI, one that recognises the fundamental change in its role and significance in the context of universal health coverage...
  95. ncbi Bridging the gap: translating research into policy and practice
    Ross C Brownson
    Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prev Med 49:313-5. 2009
    ..The most effective strategies to bridge the gap between research and practice, will have at their heart, effective academic-practice-policy maker partnerships...
  96. ncbi Historical comparisons of morbidity and mortality for vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States
    Sandra W Roush
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    JAMA 298:2155-63. 2007
    ..National vaccine recommendations in the United States target an increasing number of vaccine-preventable diseases for reduction, elimination, or eradication...
  97. pmc Anti-malarial market and policy surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Graciela Diap
    Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative DNDi, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
    Malar J 9:S1. 2010
    ..Details on the methodology employed in carrying out the studies discussed at this meeting, as well as more detailed results, data analysis and discussion of the studies are soon to be published...
  98. ncbi Short-term effects of Italian smoking regulation on rates of hospital admission for acute myocardial infarction
    Francesco Barone-Adesi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and Center for Oncologic Prevention Piemonte, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2468-72. 2006
    ..We used the hospital discharge records of Piedmont region (northern Italy) to evaluate whether a national law banning smoking in public resulted in a short-term reduction in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  99. ncbi Preventing childhood obesity through state policy: qualitative assessment of enablers and barriers
    Elizabeth A Dodson
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S161-76. 2009
    ..Although the total number of informants was modest, their valuable insights provide policymakers and practitioners with a set of enablers and barriers to be considered when pursuing state-level policy...
  100. pmc Health system reform and the role of field sites based upon demographic and health surveillance
    S M Tollman
    Department of Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 78:125-34. 2000
    ..The question is posed as to whether their potential contribution to health system reform justifies arguing for adaptations to these field sites and expanded investment in them...
  101. ncbi Evaluation of the national health policy of thalassaemia screening in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    N Ghotbi
    Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    East Mediterr Health J 11:308-18. 2005
    ..While revisions to the policy could improve efficiency, follow-up is needed, especially to provide prenatal diagnosis for carrier couples...

Research Grants104 found, 100 shown here

  1. Enhancing HIV Prevention Among High-Risk HIV+ Men
    Kenneth Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will then be followed every three months for one year, integrating PCM and/or prevention booster sessions to their HIV care visits. ..
  2. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
  4. Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/Caregivers
    Mary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
  5. Ethnic Minority Children in Public Mental Health
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Similarly, we test the effect of clients' outpatient/linkage-brokerage use on ethnic disparities in crisis care use. ..
  6. Policies Improving Non-English Speakers' Access & Care
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term care
    Mary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
  8. INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMES
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Health disparities and aging in societies in transition
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Analyses will examine cross-sectional outcomes, changes in health and functioning between the baseline and Wave II, and incidence of CVD and mortality since the baseline. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. 2008 AUA/SBUR Summer Research Conference
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Child & Family Disaster Research Training & Education
    Betty Pfefferbaum; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..6) To design a modular, multidisciplinary research-training curriculum on child and family disaster mental health incorporating modern principles of public mental health and a scientifically informed developmental psychopathology model. ..
  14. CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYS
    Michael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
  15. The Spillover Effects of Health Insurance Coverage and Generosity
    Katherine Baicker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will explore the implications of these different mechanisms for health policy, such as the relative efficiency of subsidies for health insurance purchase, direct provision of care, ..
  16. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. NITRIC OXIDE REGULATORY SYSTEM IN THE PENIS
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  18. Surveillance Strategies Following Treatment for CIN
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..while avoiding unnecessary procedures and conserving resources is a challenge that confronts clinicians and health policy makers...
  19. TAMOXIFEN & BREAST CANCER--ACCEPTANCE/COST EFFECTIVENESS
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Alcohol Problems & Service Dynamics after Welfare Reform
    Laura Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, the project examines today's enhanced welfare interventions for alcohol and drug treatment as factors that can alter the drinking trajectories and service careers of people on aid. ..
  21. Primary Prevention Versus Screening for Prostate Cancer
    Ruth Etzioni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The final model will be made available to investigators through a dedicated website which will allow users to run the model with their own settings for key cost and efficacy parameters. ..
  22. Serving Homeless Welfare Clients With ADM Problems
    Laura Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from ethnographic observation and interviewing of service providers offer a broader perspective on the organizational challenges to meeting the needs of homeless people on public aid. ..
  23. ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The first project proposed here, in particular, lays out that challenge. ..
  24. Strategies to reduce time to reperfusion therapy for MI
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data generated from these studies will guide efforts by clinicians, administrators, researchers, and policy makers to decrease time to reperfusion therapy for patients with STEMI. ..
  25. Telemonitoring to improve heart failure outcomes
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Modeling Clinical and Functional Depression Outcomes
    Carolyn Rutter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A key component of univariate modeling is Multivariate models will build on these univariate models. Population-average estimates will be calculated using Monte-Carlo integration. ..
  27. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Subjects will repeat the test battery (MRI, EMG, and clinical evaluation) approximately 18 months later. Appropriate statistics will test each of the four hypotheses. ..
  28. An Economic & Policy Analysis of ADHD & Stimulant Drugs
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. By furthering the understanding of this variation, the results will inform policymakers, health professionals, educators, and families with school-age children. ..
  29. AMPHETAMINE ENHANCED STROKE RECOVERY--BURKE SRCI GROUP
    Larry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..However the treatment duration will be increased to a total of 10 sessions. ..
  30. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will help doctors avoid unnecessary surgery and help scientists to understand more about how spinal stenosis disables so many older people. ..
  31. Women's Exercise Injuries: Incidence and Risk Factors
    James R Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN CEREBROVASCULAR RESEARCH
    Larry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  33. HOSPITAL PERFORMANCE & BETA-BLOCKER USE AFTER AMI
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT FOR THE DUALLY DIAGNOSED
    Robert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will take maximal advantage of conducting the rural and urban studies in conjunction with one another. ..
  35. The Adverse Effect of Health on Personal Goal Pursuit in Adolescents with Cancer
    Lisa Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Physical Activity Assessment Using Variability in Accelerometer Counts
    David Bassett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The improved method could then be used in future studies of the relationships between physical activity and health outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Is the Built Environment Associated with Youth Physical Activity and Weight?
    Sandy Slater; Fiscal Year: 2008
    Sandy Slater, PhD, Research Specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago (DIG), is a health policy analyst whose research focuses on the impact of state and local policies, and other environmental factors on health behavior...
  38. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula Nationwide
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUM
    Michael Allon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The primary endpoint will be fistula thrombosis within 6 weeks, and the secondary endpoint will be the ability to use the fistula successfully for dialysis within 6 months. ..
  41. Methods for Promoting Public Dialogue on the Use of Residual Newborn Screening Sa
    JEFFREY ROBERT BOTKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project also will compare 3 methods of obtaining public input on this important set of issues. The project is directly relevant to policies in public health departments that affect virtually every newborn in the country. ..
  42. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  43. Modeling the Impact and Costs of Radon Policy for Lung Cancer Control
    David Mendez; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Personalized Physical Activity & Nutrition Intervention for Overweight/Obese.....
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Intention-to-treat analysis will be conducted using a series of mixed models that will compare the three treatment groups over time (pre-test and six, 12 and 18-month post-test). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Rapid Assessment of Drug Law & Policy in the FSU & CEE
    Zita Lazzarini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of Interdisciplin
    Mark Padilla; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Consent Methods and Participation in Geriatric Clinical Research
    Jason Karlawish; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These results will assist researchers and proxies in conducting subject-centered informed consent discussions. ..
  49. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  50. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  51. Measuring Incident Human Immonodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Infections in China
    Sten Vermund; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Whether we pursue option 1 or 2 will depend upon the results of Specific Aim 1. Year two of this R03 award will be in the pursuit of option 1 or 2, as the science dictates. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency Care
    Joel C Cantor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project draws on the expertise of a diverse team of senior experts in health services research, health policy, emergency medicine, and EMS operations...
  53. Health benefits of Aerobic and Resistance Training in individuals with Diabetes
    Timothy Church; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The primary outcome measure is HbA1c, an integrated measure of blood glucose control over the past 8-12 weeks. ..
  54. Partnership Readiness for Community Based Participatory Research
    Jeannette Andrews; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A contextual understanding of partner (academic and community) and the partnership readiness to conduct CBPR is needed to optimize sustainable community outcomes. ..
  55. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
  56. INFLAME: Inflammation and Exercise
    Timothy Church; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  57. HEALTH PLAN RESPONSES TO MEDICARE HMO PREMIUM PAYMENTS
    RANDALL ELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will also be useful to policy makers in understanding how recent Medicare reforms have altered HMO premiums, competition, benefit features and the resulting Medicare enrollments. ..
  58. EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARE
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug Users
    Julia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION
    Kenneth Warner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  61. Alcohol Health Disparities in 2 Indian Populations
    Douglas Novins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. COMMUNITY EQUIPOISE AND THE ETHICS OF CLINICAL RESEARCH
    Jason Karlawish; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Karlawish advanced training in bioethics scholarship. Other sponsors include experts in clinical trial design, Alzheimers Disease research and empirical research in research ethics. ..
  63. Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. EEFFECTS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE IN PERSONS WITH STROKE
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Unlike traditional analytic methods, the GEE approach can be used with data characterized by almost any type of statistical distribution (e.g., normal/Gaussian, binomial, Poison). ..
  65. ESTROGEN STATUS AND THE FUNCTION OF CORONARY ARTERIES
    VIRGINIA MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experiments of this proposal take such an approach using molecular to integrated whole animal physiology. ..
  66. BUPROPION AND BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT FOR YOUNGER SMOKERS
    Richard Hurt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Primary assessments will be point prevalence smoking abstinence rates at end of treatment (week 12) and at 52 weeks. ..
  67. 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]..
  68. Universal Exercise Kits for Manual Wheelchair Users
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in At-Risk Youth
    Margaret Grey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is expected that this important and timely study will provide valuable information to help youth manage obesity, and potentially prevent T2DM and its long-term physical and psychosocial complications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. Promoting Fidelity Using Remote and Onsite Support
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study results will inform the prevention field concerning the potential for personalized coaching and technical assistance to promote curriculum fidelity and affect key student-level mediating variables. ..
  71. A Gender-Economic Model (GEM) of HIV Risk in Women
    Cynthia Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  72. Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  73. A Lung Cancer Policy Model
    G Gazelle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The model will guide imminent screening policy decisions, and, paralleling achievements of the coronary heart disease policy model, could one day evaluate treatment advances or incidence trends. ..
  74. TREATMENT PREFERENCE AND VEGETARIAN DIET IN WEIGHT LOSS
    Lora Burke; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, the study will provide information on the role of treatment preference, its effect on behavioral and clinical outcomes, and participants' characteristics by treatment preference. ..
  75. COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESS
    Antronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..
  76. Inflammation and Injury in Obesity Hypertension in African American Adolescents
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  77. Defining Fatherhood Among Drug Dependent Men
    Susan Witte; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Nabila EI-Bassel of the Social Intervention Group (SIG) at the Columbia University School of Social Work, and in consultation with Drs. Suniya Luthar and Peter Steinglass. ..
  78. Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A Decade
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  79. Androgens and Cardiovascular Risk in African Americans
    Bonita Falkner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this project can contribute to the development of prevention and earlier intervention strategies, including more specific therapeutic targets, for this high-risk minority population. ..
  80. An Integrative Healing Model in IBS
    Ted Kaptchuk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. A Pilot Test of the Functional Family Therapy Coding and Rating Scale
    TIMOTHY OZECHOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  82. Effects of the Minimum Drinking Age on Mortality, Nonfatal Injury, and Crime
    Christopher Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In so doing, this project will have the potential to reduce alcohol related harms experienced by youths. ..
  83. Assessing Clinical Skills in Functional Family Therapy
    TIMOTHY OZECHOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The detailed clinical information provided by the instrument will help generate guidelines for training therapists, thereby facilitating the dissemination and effectiveness of FFT in community settings. ..
  84. ISEE 18th Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ISEA
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  85. RESPONDENT TENDENCIES FOR NONRESPONSE AND RESPONSE ERROR
    CHARLES MANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will improve the ability of researchers to use the HRS while recognizing that some respondent records are incomplete and possibly error-ridden. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  86. ISEE 19th Annual Conference
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  87. AN EVALUATION OF THE OXFORD HOUSE MODEL
    LEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study would be the first longitudinal evaluation of Oxford Houses, and it would provide important information on the nature and role of the Oxford House experience on long-term sobriety among recovering alcoholics. ..
  88. Risk Factrors Associated with CFS and CF Prognosis
    LEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  89. Outcomes of ICU Working Conditions
    Patricia Stone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, obtaining NNIS and Medicare data creates an opportunity to explore the sensitivity and specificity of identifying NI through claims data. ..
  90. Maryland Science to Service for Children and Families
    ALBERT ZACHIK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  91. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
  92. EVALUATION OF NOVEL COCAINE MEDICATIONS
    Bertha Madras; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  93. ACTIVITY INTERVENTION FOR CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
    LEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  94. College Attendance and Heavy Drinking in Young Adulthood
    Mallie Paschall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings of this study will help to inform prevention strategies targeting college students and other young adults at high risk for alcohol-related problems. ..
  95. Dental Coverage Transistions, Utilization and Retirement
    RICHARD MANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results obtained from this project will establish the independent effect of dental coverage on dental use and as a consequence provide important and timely information for policy makers. ..
  96. IMMUNE RESPONSES TO P FALCIPARUM IN HIGHLAND KENYA
    Chandy John; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..falciparum antigens to susceptibility to infection and disease is important in the evaluation of these antigens as malaria vaccine candidates. ..