health care reform


Summary: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Affordable Care Act and the future of clinical medicine: the opportunities and challenges
    Robert Kocher
    National Economic Council, Office of Management and Budget, The White House, Washington, DC 20502, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:536-9. 2010
  2. 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
  3. ncbi China's health system performance
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1914-23. 2008
  4. ncbi China's health system and its reform: a review of recent studies
    Adam Wagstaff
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Econ 18:S7-23. 2009
  5. pmc Beyond fragmentation and towards universal coverage: insights from Ghana, South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:871-6. 2008
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Taiwan's 1995 health care reform
    T L Chiang
    Institute of Public Health and Center for Health Policy Research, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Health Policy 39:225-39. 1997
  8. pmc Primary health care in Canada: systems in motion
    Brian Hutchison
    Milbank Q 89:256-88. 2011
  9. 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
  10. pmc Ten key principles for successful health systems integration
    Esther Suter
    Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Health Region
    Healthc Q 13:16-23. 2009

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  1. ncbi The Affordable Care Act and the future of clinical medicine: the opportunities and challenges
    Robert Kocher
    National Economic Council, Office of Management and Budget, The White House, Washington, DC 20502, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:536-9. 2010
    ..Under the Affordable Care Act, physicians who effectively collaborate with other providers to improve patient outcomes, the value of medical services, and patient experiences will thrive and be the leaders of the health care system...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi China's health system performance
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 372:1914-23. 2008
    ..China's current health-system reform efforts need to be assessed for their effect on performance indicators, for which substantial data gaps exist...
  4. ncbi China's health system and its reform: a review of recent studies
    Adam Wagstaff
    Development Research Group, The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Econ 18:S7-23. 2009
  5. pmc Beyond fragmentation and towards universal coverage: insights from Ghana, South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:871-6. 2008
    ..Ultimately, there needs to be greater integration of financing mechanisms to promote universal cover with strong income and risk cross-subsidies in the overall health system...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi Taiwan's 1995 health care reform
    T L Chiang
    Institute of Public Health and Center for Health Policy Research, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    Health Policy 39:225-39. 1997
    ..Besides, the scheme did not bring in the efficient use of health care resources and probably caused it to worsen. Taiwan's health care reform has an unfinished agenda.
  8. pmc Primary health care in Canada: systems in motion
    Brian Hutchison
    Milbank Q 89:256-88. 2011
    ..During the 1980s and 1990s, innovations in the organization, funding, and delivery of primary health care in Canada were at the periphery of the system rather than at its core. In the early 2000s, a new policy environment emerged...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Ten key principles for successful health systems integration
    Esther Suter
    Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Health Region
    Healthc Q 13:16-23. 2009
    ..The literature does not contain a one-size-fits-all model or process for successful integration, nor is there a firm empirical foundation for specific integration strategies and processes...
  11. ncbi Modelling the implications of moving towards universal coverage in Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:i88-100. 2012
    ..The feasibility and sustainability of efforts to promote universal coverage will depend on the ability of the system to contain costs...
  12. pmc Capitation and enhanced fee-for-service models for primary care reform: a population-based evaluation
    Richard H Glazier
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 180:E72-81. 2009
    ..Both models involve patient rostering, incentives for preventive care and requirements for after-hours care. We evaluated practice characteristics and patterns of care under both models...
  13. ncbi One country, two worlds - the health disparity in China
    Qingyue Meng
    China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Glob Public Health 7:124-36. 2012
    ..Current efforts to reduce the disparities, and its challenges, opportunities and global implications are also assessed...
  14. ncbi Medical dominance and neoliberalisation in maternal care provision: the evidence from Canada and Australia
    Cecilia Benoit
    Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:475-81. 2010
    ..We discuss the implications of this outcome for the increased medicalisation of human reproduction...
  15. ncbi Lessons from two decades of health reform in Central Asia
    B Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:281-7. 2012
  16. ncbi Successes of a national study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: meeting the triple aim of health care reform
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, School of Public Health, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA National Council on Aging, Washington, DC
    Med Care 51:992-8. 2013
    Emerging health care reform initiatives are of growing importance amidst concerns about providing care to increasing numbers of adults with multiple chronic conditions...
  17. ncbi Innovative and diverse strategies toward primary health care reform: lessons learned from the Canadian experience
    Erin Strumpf
    Department of Economics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:S27-33. 2012
    ..This suggests that Canadian experiences, which employed a variety of tools, strategies, and policies, may be informative for US efforts to improve primary care...
  18. ncbi Health care in the Netherlands
    Chris van Weel
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:S12-7. 2012
    This article analyzes Dutch experiences of health care reform--in particular in primary care--with emphasis on lessons for current United States health care reforms...
  19. ncbi The experience of implementing choice at point of referral: a comparison of the Netherlands and England
    Anna Dixon
    The King s Fund, London, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:295-317. 2010
    ..Policy ambitions for patient choice may not be realised if the implementation of the booking system is not carefully designed and evaluated...
  20. pmc Health care reform and job satisfaction of primary health care physicians in Lithuania
    Ilona Buciuniene
    International School of Management, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Fam Pract 6:10. 2005
    The aim of this research paper is to study job satisfaction of physicians and general practitioners at primary health care institutions during the health care reform in Lithuania.
  21. pmc What do patients and the public want from primary care?
    Angela Coulter
    Picker Institute Europe, Oxford OX1 1RX
    BMJ 331:1199-201. 2005
  22. ncbi Privatization and its discontents--the evolving Chinese health care system
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1165-70. 2005
  23. ncbi A socio-legal and economic analysis of contracting in the NHS internal market using a case study of contracting for district nursing
    Pauline Allen
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:255-66. 2002
    ..There are negative implications for the use of contracting in publicly financed health services--hierarchies may be more efficient (as lower transaction costs can be incurred) and possibly more effective in improving quality of care...
  24. ncbi Health reform in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1186-95. 2009
    ..Of crucial importance is that lessons are learnt from experiences of countries to enable development of health systems that meet present and future health needs of populations...
  25. ncbi Priority setting for health interventions in Mexico's System of Social Protection in Health
    Eduardo Gonzalez-Pier
    Mexican Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico
    Lancet 368:1608-18. 2006
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Choice of healthcare provider following reform in Vietnam
    Nguyen Thi Bich Thuan
    Planning and Financing Department of Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:162. 2008
    ..This paper examines the choice of medical provider and household healthcare expenditure for different providers in a rural district of Vietnam following healthcare reform...
  28. pmc Human resource staffing and service functions of community health services organizations in China
    Jun Yang
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Ann Fam Med 6:421-7. 2008
    ..We report a study on the developmental status of human resource staffing and service functions of community health services (CHS) in China and offer recommendations for improving the CHS in the future...
  29. ncbi Benchmarking of performance of Mexican states with effective coverage
    Rafael Lozano
    Secretaria de Salud, Reforma 450 Col Juarez CP 06600, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Lancet 368:1729-41. 2006
    ..The national institutions undertaking this benchmarking must have the mandate, skills, resources, and independence to succeed...
  30. pmc National Essential Medicines List and policy practice: a case study of China's health care reform
    Xin Tian
    Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430030, P, R China
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:401. 2012
    ..Meanwhile, each province can choose to make its own list of supplemented medicines. The goal of the study is to provide suggestions for emerging problems and identify future policy-making trends...
  31. pmc The impacts of state health reform initiatives on adults in New York and Massachusetts
    Sharon K Long
    University of Minnesota, SHADAC, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:365-87. 2011
    ..To analyze the effects of health reform efforts in two large states--New York and Massachusetts...
  32. ncbi New systems of care for substance use disorders: treatment, finance, and technology under health care reform
    David R Pating
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:327-56. 2012
    ..are essential recommendations to facilitate the improvement of care for substance use disorders under health care reform. Ultimately, as addiction care acquires more of the “look and feel” of mainstream medicine, it is ..
  33. ncbi Safety-net providers after health care reform: lessons from Massachusetts
    Leighton Ku
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1379-84. 2011 the demand for ambulatory and inpatient care and use changed for safety-net providers after the state's health care reform law was enacted in 2006, which dramatically reduced the number of individuals without health insurance ..
  34. ncbi Practice variations and health care reform: connecting the dots
    John E Wennberg
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Medicare reform legislation creates the opportunity for a demonstration project to redesign health care to address these barriers. We also must grapple with the cultural bias that more care is better and that physicians must know best...
  35. pmc Health care reform in the former Soviet Union: beyond the transition
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Serv Res 47:840-64. 2012
    ..To assess accessibility and affordability of health care in eight countries of the former Soviet Union...
  36. ncbi User fees for public health care services in Hungary: expectations, experience, and acceptability from the perspectives of different stakeholders
    Petra Baji
    Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment, Research Centre, Corvinus University of Budapest, 8 Fővám Tér, Budapest 1093, Hungary
    Health Policy 102:255-62. 2011
    ..The aim of our study is to describe the experiences and expectations of health system stakeholders in Hungary related to user fees as well as their approval of such fees...
  37. ncbi Health care reform and change in public-private mix of financing: a Korean case
    Hyoung Sun Jeong
    Department of Health Administration, Yonsei University, 234 Maeji Heungup, Wonju, Kangwon do 220 710, Republic of Korea
    Health Policy 74:133-45. 2005
  38. ncbi The health care systems of China and India: performance and future challenges
    Winnie Yip
    Harvard School of Public Health in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:921-32. 2008
  39. pmc Twenty-five years of convoluted health reforms in Mexico
    Nuria Homedes
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000124. 2009
  40. ncbi United Kingdom (England): Health system review
    Sean Boyle
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science
    Health Syst Transit 13:1-483, xix-xx. 2011
    ..The English NHS faces future challenges as 2010 draws to a close, with significant restrictions on expenditure and a newly elected government that has announced its intention to introduce further widespread reform...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Reform of how health care is paid for in China: challenges and opportunities
    Shanlian Hu
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Lancet 372:1846-53. 2008
    ..The real test, as other countries have experienced, will come when tougher reforms have to be introduced...
  43. pmc Health reform in Brazil: lessons to consider
    Paulo Eduardo M Elias
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Public Health 93:44-8. 2003
  44. pmc What can we learn from international comparisons of health systems and health system reform?
    B McPake
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:811-20. 2000
    ..These illustrate the nature of a framework that could emerge, and which would help countries aiming to learn from international experience...
  45. ncbi Effects of the medical liability system in Australia, the UK, and the USA
    Daniel P Kessler
    Stanford University, Hoover Institution, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Lancet 368:240-6. 2006
    ..We conclude with discussion of four avenues for reform of traditional tort compensation for medical injury and several suggestions for future research...
  46. ncbi The challenge of hospitals in health sector reform: the case of Zambia
    E Blas
    UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 16:29-43. 2001
    ..If the problems are to be dealt with, the Zambian planners must, together with the politicians, work to create a broad national consensus for understanding the situation, its urgency, and the limited options for forward action...
  47. ncbi Coping with health care reform
    H van Eyk
    Department of Public Health, Flinders University, South Australia
    Aust Health Rev 24:202-6. 2001
    ..An action research approach can be used by researchers to help managers and staff understanding the context in which reform is happening, and thus give support to organisational learning...
  48. ncbi Reforming China's urban health insurance system
    Yuanli Liu
    Program in Health Care Financing, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Fourth Floor South, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Policy 60:133-50. 2002
    ..These challenges may reflect practical difficulties in policy implementation as well as some deficiencies in the original program design...
  49. ncbi Private health insurance: the problem child faces adulthood
    Mark Cormack
    Aust Health Rev 25:38-51. 2002
    ..Like Medicare before it, the PHI reforms have achieved bipartisan support. The paper concludes by describing future implications for Government, industry, consumers and the medical profession...
  50. ncbi A long time coming: primary healthcare renewal in Canada
    Brian Hutchison
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University
    Healthc Pap 8:10-24. 2008
  51. ncbi Redefining competition in health care
    Michael E Porter
    Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 82:64-76, 136. 2004
    ..And health care providers should be experts in certain conditions and treatments rather than try to be all things to all people. U.S. employers can also play a big role in reform by changing how they manage their health benefits...
  52. pmc China's public health-care system: facing the challenges
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, International Health Systems Group, SPH 1 1210, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 021 15, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:532-8. 2004
    ..China's recent policy of establishing a matching-fund financed rural health insurance system presents an exciting opportunity to improve people's access to health care...
  53. pmc Why national eHealth programs need dead philosophers: Wittgensteinian reflections on policymakers' reluctance to learn from history
    Trisha Greenhalgh
    Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Milbank Q 89:533-63. 2011
    ..Although case study evaluations were published, policymakers appeared to overlook many of their recommendations and persisted with some of the NPfIT's most criticized components and implementation methods...
  54. pmc Increase in caesarean deliveries after the Australian Private Health Insurance Incentive policy reforms
    Kristjana Einarsdóttir
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e41436. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the effect of the PHII policy introduction on birth characteristics in Western Australia (WA)...
  55. pmc Initial lessons from the first national demonstration project on practice transformation to a patient-centered medical home
    Paul A Nutting
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Director of Research, Center for Research Strategies, 225 E 16th Ave, Suite 1150, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:254-60. 2009
    The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is emerging as a potential catalyst for multiple health care reform efforts...
  56. ncbi The Norwegian hospital reform of 2002: central government takes over ownership of public hospitals
    Terje P Hagen
    Health Organization Research Program HORN, Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo, P O Box 1089, Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Health Policy 76:320-33. 2006
    ..This appears to be particularly the case when central government involvement implies shared responsibilities for the financing of particular services...
  57. ncbi The constitutionality of current legal barriers to telemedicine in the United States: analysis and future directions of its relationship to national and international health care reform
    Amar Gupta
    University of Arizona, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 21:385-442. 2011
    ..S., nations are no longer able to view health care as a traditional domestic concern and must consider nontraditional options to resolve the dilemmas of rising costs and discontent in the delivery of health care to their people...
  58. ncbi Rurality, remoteness and the change process: evidence from a study of maternity services in the north of Scotland
    Jane Farmer
    University of the Highlands and Islands Millenium Institute, Inverness, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:59-68. 2007
    ..The study provides useful insights for rural managers at a time of considerable service reconfiguration...
  59. ncbi The challenges of mental health care reform for contemporary mental health nursing practice: relationships, power and control
    Michelle Cleary
    Central Sydney Area Mental Health Service CSAMHS, PO Box 1, Rozelle, NSW 2039, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:139-47. 2003
    ..The discussion reveals nurses negotiating relationships that are contradictory and challenging in ordinary and everyday ways within the exigencies of daily practice...
  60. ncbi New labour and reform of the English NHS: user views and attitudes
    Andrew Wallace
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Expect 13:208-17. 2010
    ..This has entailed the introduction of competition and incentives for providers of NHS care and the expansion of choice for patients...
  61. ncbi High performance work systems: the gap between policy and practice in health care reform
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 25:281-97. 2011
    ..Second, the paper aims to show that the hospitals studied do not have the necessary aspects of HPWS in place and that there has been little consideration of HPWS in health system reform...
  62. 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
  63. ncbi Myths as barriers to health care reform in the United States
    John P Geyman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:315-29. 2003
    ..Pressure is building again for system reform, which may become more feasible if a national debate can be focused on the public interest without distortion by myths and disinformation fueled by defending stakeholders...
  64. ncbi Access and affordability: an update on health reform in Massachusetts, fall 2008
    Sharon K Long
    Urban Institute in Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w578-87. 2009
    ..Because these are national concerns as well, Massachusetts continues to offer lessons for national reform efforts...
  65. pmc Health care reform in Croatia: for better or for worse?
    M S Chen
    Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1156-60. 1998
  66. ncbi Health care reform 2009-2010: a neurosurgeon's perspective
    Troy M Tippett
    The Neurosurgical Group, Pensacola, Florida 32501, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:1127-32. 2010
    Organized neurosurgery through its Washington Committee developed a number of principles against which all health care reform legislation was measured, and none of the bills were acceptable...
  67. ncbi Harmed patients gaining voice: challenging dominant perspectives in the construction of medical harm and patient safety reforms
    Josephine Enyonam Ocloo
    King s College London, NIHR King s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, 2 Basement, Strand Bridge House, 138 142 Strand, London WC2R 1HH, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 71:510-6. 2010
    ..Understanding the experiences of harmed patients is therefore seen as an important way of generating knowledge about the medical and social processes involved in harm, that can lead to a broader framework for addressing patient safety...
  68. ncbi The future of retail clinics: in a volatile health care environment
    Amer Kaissi
    Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212 7200, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 29:223-9. 2010
    ..Some of the respondents believed that health care reform will be supportive of retail clinics, but there was uncertainty about the specific effects of expansion in ..
  69. pmc Massachusetts health reform and disparities in coverage, access and health status
    Jane Zhu
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1356-62. 2010
    ..Massachusetts health reform has achieved near-universal insurance coverage, yet little is known about the effects of this legislation on disparities...
  70. pmc Access to care after Massachusetts' health care reform: a safety net hospital patient survey
    Danny McCormick
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1548-54. 2012
    Massachusetts' health care reform substantially decreased the percentage of uninsured residents. However, less is known about how reform affected access to care, especially according to insurance type.
  71. ncbi US Health Care Reform and Transplantation, Part II: impact on the public sector and novel health care delivery systems
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2203-7. 2010
    ..The cost of health care reform will be borne disproportionately by Medicare, which faces nearly $500 billion in cuts to be identified by a ..
  72. ncbi Health care reform and care at the behavioral health--primary care interface
    Benjamin G Druss
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1087-92. 2010
  73. ncbi Health reform and the scope of benefits for mental health and substance use disorder services
    Rachel L Garfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto St, Crabtree A612, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1081-6. 2010
  74. ncbi Privatisation of health care in Slovenia in the period 1992-2008
    Tit Albreht
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Health Policy 90:262-9. 2009
    ..To discuss the background, nature and facilitating and hindering factors of the privatisation process in health care in Slovenia...
  75. pmc Dutch healthcare reform: did it result in performance improvement of health plans? A comparison of consumer experiences over time
    Michelle Hendriks
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:167. 2009
    ..We examined whether the introduction of managed competition in the Dutch healthcare system along with public reporting of quality information was associated with performance improvement in health plans...
  76. ncbi Private practice in Slovenia after the health care reform
    I Svab
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Public Health 11:407-12. 2001
    ..The groups differ regarding their style of work and possibilities for running a profitable service. No studies have been done to evaluate the success of their decision...
  77. ncbi Remaking the Guatemalan midwife: health care reform and midwifery training programs in Highland Guatemala
    Jonathan N Maupin
    Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 7703, USA
    Med Anthropol 27:353-82. 2008
  78. ncbi International learning on increasing the value and effectiveness of primary care (I LIVE PC) New Zealand
    Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:S39-44. 2012
    ..In this article, we discuss reforms to NZ's primary care arrangements over the past 2 decades and reflect on the lessons learned, their relevance to the United States, and issues that remain to be resolved...
  79. ncbi The German health care system and health care reform
    K Kamke
    National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung, Koln, Germany
    Health Policy 43:171-94. 1998
    ..Stability of the contribution rate' is the uppermost political objective of current health care reform initiatives...
  80. doi Health care reform requires accountable care systems
    Stephen M Shortell
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    JAMA 300:95-7. 2008
  81. ncbi Introducing a complex health innovation--primary health care reforms in Estonia (multimethods evaluation)
    Rifat Ali Atun
    Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Health Policy 79:79-91. 2006
  82. ncbi A review of health care reform in the United States and in Alaska
    Kathryn J Anderson
    University of Alaska, Pescatore Systems International LLC, 11500 Discovery Heights Circle, Anchorage, AK 99515, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:424-36. 2010
    To review the status of health care reform in the U.S. in general and in Alaska in particular.
  83. ncbi Do we have primary health care reform? The story of the Republic of Serbia
    Snezana Simic
    Institute of Social Medicine, School of Medicine Belgrade University, Dr Subotica 15, 11 000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Health Policy 96:160-9. 2010
    ..To provide insight of national activities and international assistance in PHC reform and to assess their effects on technical and allocative efficiency as well as financial sustainability of primary health care in the Republic of Serbia...
  84. ncbi Determinants of out-of-pocket expenditures on prescribed medications in Tajikistan: implications for healthcare sector reform
    Nazim Habibov
    University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
    J Health Organ Manag 23:170-82. 2009
    ..decision-making by answering practical questions: what factors affect pattern of out-of-pocket expenditures for prescribed medication? Which groups of the population should be granted a discount or fee-waiver when buying them?..
  85. pmc The experience of pay for performance in English family practice: a qualitative study
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 6:228-34. 2008
  86. ncbi [Health care reform as a development of the health care system]
    Ellis Huber
    Institut für Public Health, Sozial und Präventivmedizin Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:397-406. 2007
    ..Successful health systems development opens up new opportunities for social and economic growth...
  87. ncbi Commentary: the unsustainable cost of undergraduate medical education: an overlooked element of U.S. health care reform
    Eli Y Adashi
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Acad Med 85:763-5. 2010
    ..All of these measures could and should be addressed as integral components of health care reform if we are to address the shortage of primary care physicians and other workforce needs.
  88. ncbi Commentary: Health care reform and primary care: training physicians for tomorrow's challenges
    T Shawn Caudill
    UK HealthCare, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Acad Med 86:158-60. 2011
  89. ncbi Whither managerialism in the Italian National Health Service?
    Eugenio Anessi-Pessina
    Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Int J Health Plann Manage 21:327-55. 2006
    ..We thus suggest that research, training and policy-making should stop focusing on the technical features and theoretical virtues of specific tools and should redirect their emphasis on change management...
  90. ncbi Health care reform in Oregon: the impact of the Oregon Health Plan on utilization of mammography
    J A Schillinger
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:11-7. 2000
    ..We conducted a study to measure receipt of clinical preventive services among women newly enrolled in the OHP...
  91. ncbi Equity in Irish health care financing: measurement issues
    Samantha Smith
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:149-69. 2010
    ..Alternative options for improving the analysis of equity in health care financing are discussed...
  92. ncbi Access to contraception after health care reform in Massachusetts: a mixed-methods study investigating benefits and barriers
    Amanda Dennis
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Contraception 85:166-72. 2012
    In 2006, Massachusetts passed sweeping health care reform legislation aimed at improving access to health care for residents. This study investigates how this landmark legislation affected contraceptive access for low-income women.
  93. ncbi UK doctors' anger over NHS cash crisis
    Daile Pepper
    Lancet 367:2047-8. 2006
  94. ncbi Health prioritization: the case of Chile
    Veronica Vargas
    ILADES Georgetown University Program at Alberto Hurtado University in Santiago, Chile
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:782-92. 2008
    ..The dominant criteria were high burden of disease and social preferences. Cost-effectiveness was introduced after the fact to identify effective treatments at a cost that the country could afford...
  95. ncbi From Toyota to the bedside: nurses can lead the lean way in health care reform
    Joyce E Johnson
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 36:234-42. 2012
    The advent of health care reform means new pressures on American hospitals, which will be forced to do more with less...
  96. ncbi Choice vs. voice? PPI policies and the re-positioning of the state in England and Wales
    David Hughes
    Institute for Health Research, School of Health Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    Health Expect 12:237-50. 2009
    ..We argue that the growing divergence of health policies is accompanied by a re-positioning of the state vis-à-vis PPI, characterized by different mixes of centralized and decentralized regulatory instruments...
  97. ncbi US Health Care Reform and Transplantation. Part I: overview and impact on access and reimbursement in the private sector
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2197-2202. 2010
    The Health Care Reform (HCR) legislation passed by Congress in 2010 will have significant impact on transplant centers, patients and health care professionals...
  98. ncbi Using stakeholder analysis to support moves towards universal coverage: lessons from the SHIELD project
    Lucy Gilson
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:i64-76. 2012
    ..Such learning does not entail generalization about which UC reform package offers most gain in any setting, but rather about how to manage the reform process within a particular context...
  99. ncbi Universal health care and reform of the health care system: views of medical students in the United States
    Jeffrey Huebner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103, USA
    Acad Med 81:721-7. 2006
    ..Recent studies have documented physicians' support for various remedies, including universal health care. The authors undertook this study to assess medical students' views on these topics...
  100. ncbi Empowering the chronically ill? Patient collectives in the new Dutch health insurance system
    Yvette Bartholomée
    Department of Health Organization, Policy and Economics, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 84:162-9. 2007
    ..It may be possible for them to become powerful players in the health insurance market. However, this new role may also lead to tensions, both within and between associations...
  101. ncbi Low-income Canadians' experiences with health-related services: implications for health care reform
    Deanna L Williamson
    Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, 302 Human Ecology Building, Edmonton, Alta, Canada T6G 2N1
    Health Policy 76:106-21. 2006
    ..We conclude the paper with a discussion of the health and social policy implications of the findings, which are particularly relevant within the context of recent health care reform discussions in Canada.

Research Grants82

  1. Integrated Multidisciplinary Strategies for Detection of Diabetic Retinopathies
    Hao F Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..technologies, translating basic science discoveries into new and better treatment, using science to enable health care reform, and reinvigorating the biomedical community...
  2. Novel mechanism-based treatments for infantile spasms
    LIBOR VELISEK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Basic Science Discoveries into New and Better Treatments, but also Research Areas 3 (Using Science to Enable Health Care Reform) and 4 (Focusing on Global Health)...
  3. A Translational Framework for Methodological Rigor to Improve Patient Centered Ou
    Francesca Dominici; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, both for personal reasons and because of the growing discussions surrounding the health care reform, I became increasingly interested in better understanding how the use of claims data can address questions ..
  4. Oral Health Intervention for Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled Persons
    ..Ultimately, the results could impact healthcare reform and integrate dental case management into medical case management for disadvantaged persons. ..
  5. Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations Integrate Care for Drug Use Disorders
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next Generation
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The final product of this research will be publications in applied policy and clinical journals anda document that other group practices can use to guide their transition process as health care reform unfolds.
  7. Clinically enhanced multi-purpose administrative dataset for comparative effectiv
    Hamisu Salihu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The newly enacted health care reform establishes a new perspective of health care services with emphasis and incentives for cost-containment and ..
  8. Adoption of Innovations in Private A &D Treatment Centers
    Paul M Roman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The federal parity law and forthcoming health care reform are likely to dramatically affect demand for SUDs treatment in two ways: more persons will be covered by ..
  9. Breast Cancer Early Detection Intervention at Community Health Centers in China
    Grace X Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It also represents a new model practice in using mammography for proactive early detection rather than as a diagnostic tool only. ..
  10. Improvements in Health Outcomes form Health Insurance Coverage
    BRADLEY JAMES HERRING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a result, the overall impact of healthcare reform proposals can be examined by comparing the federal and state spending on insurance expansions to estimates of the cost savings associated with improved health. ..
  11. Policy and Demographic Predictors of Medicaid Take-Up Among Non-Elderly Adults
    Benjamin D Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding the causes of low take-up in Medicaid is critical to effective health care reform and to extending coverage to millions of Americans currently without health insurance.
  12. Financial Motivations to Quit Smoking and Prevent Related Economic Costs
    Jody L Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..approaches reduce the strain on the overburdened health care system, consistent with the emphasis on health care reform and providing prevention programs for low-income communities...
  13. A sensor-based remote monitoring system to prevent falls in older adults
    DEBRA EVELYN KROTISH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The proposed SBIR Phase I application is particularly timely, given the Health Care Reform Bill that contains several provisions relevant to aging-services technologies, including the use of aging ..
  14. Mentored Scholars Program for Translational Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Carrie L Byington; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will put science to work for the benefit of health care reform and use the strategic framework of the Federal Coordinating Council for CER to reach NIH goals...
  15. Implementation Outcomes of a Health IT Program For Vulnerable Diabetes Patients
    Margaret Anne Handley; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..ATSM has received national attention, and is aligned with the national health care reform policy focus on determining how best to deploy health IT to deliver effective health care at low cost to ..
  16. Comparative Effectiveness in Genomic Medicine
    Katrina Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2010 one of the few approaches that can both improve outcomes and reduce costs- the unquestioned sweet spot of health care reform. However, genomic medicine has a long way to go before it gets to that sweet spot...
  17. Comparative Effectiveness in Genomic Medicine
    Katrina Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2009 one of the few approaches that can both improve outcomes and reduce costs- the unquestioned sweet spot of health care reform. However, genomic medicine has a long way to go before it gets to that sweet spot...
  18. Pharmacogenomics of Racial Disparities in Childhood Leukemia Outcomes
    Mary V Relling; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the RC4 areas of "Applying Genomics and Other High Throughput Technologies" and to "Using Science to Enable Health Care Reform." We will comprehensively interrogate how genomic variation affects outcome, coupled with an integrated ..
  19. Multicultural Community Dementia Screening.
    James E Galvin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The impact of this project is the sustained influence on the practice of medicine in the Health Care Reform era.
  20. Health Care Financing over the Life Cycle:A Quantitative Macroeconomic Analysis o
    JUERGEN JUNG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. health care and health insurance sector and is therefore ideal to analyze the effects of various Health Care Reform ideas, including its fiscal and macroeconomic impacts on welfare and growth...
  21. A Workshop to Transform Mindsets
    David B Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2010
  22. A Comparative History of Twentieth-Century Catholic Hospitals
    Barbra Mann Wall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will provide a complex illustration of what it means for institutions to encounter drastic change and emerge with a new vision and community purpose. ..
  23. SBIRT Implementation for Adolescents in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..regarding the best SBIRT implementation strategy at a time when SBIRT is poised to be brought to scale under health care reform. It is innovative because it will be the first implementation study of adolescent SBIRT and one of the first ..
  24. Effectiveness of Pre-Operative MRI in Breast Cancer Surgery and Outcomes
    Tracy Onega; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this era of new technologies and health care reform, identifying if and when advanced modalities benefit patients is of the utmost importance to both patients ..
  25. Defining Interoperability Standards for PRO Assessments
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Significant efforts have been spent in defining other types of medical data by various standards organizations, providing many technical precedents that can guide our standards development efforts and mitigate technical risks. ..
  26. Community Context of Colorectal Cancer Disparities
    Jim P Stimpson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., these types of barriers fit within current health care reform efforts)...
  27. The Science of Medicare Reform
    DANA P contact GOLDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application addresses the thematic area, "Using Science to Enable Health Care Reform." The future of the Medicare program poses one of the greatest policy challenges to the United States...
  28. The Impact of Massachusetts Health Insurance Reform on Critical Care Resource Uti
    Sarah M Lyon; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..research will facilitate the anticipation of resource allocation needs, and better inform discussions of health care reform. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The clinical and economic burden of critical illness in the United States is ..
    Joseph Leach; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. The Remote Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment service for Alcohol (R-BI
    Edwin D Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It will provide efficient, evidence-based alcohol SBIRT at a fraction of the cost of in-person models in an era of healthcare reform that requires such cost-effectiveness. ..
  31. 2011 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS): Advancing Met
    KEITH N CRANK; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..reported outcomes and care management), physician prescribing patterns, FDA approval processes, and national health care reform. In addition to invited and contributed sessions, the program will offer workshops intended to provide ..
  32. The Effects of State and Federal Insurance Policies on Quality of Care for Autism
    Douglas L Leslie; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to informing futue Medicaid HCBS waivers and insurance coverage mandates, the results of the study will be instrumental in implementing the Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and health care reform.
  33. RCT of Video-Conference &In-Person Weight Loss Services for Adult CHC Patients
    Daniel O Clark; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Community health centers (CHC) provide primary care to persons regardless of ability to pay and under health care reform will be providing care to a large proportion of urban poor...
  34. Improving Care Transitions for Persons Receiving Long-Term Services &Supports
    ROBYN IRENE STONE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..knowledge on the educational needs of the workforce to successfully adapt the interventions and maximizing health care reform implementation...
  35. Reducing disparities in diabetes through expanded insurance coverage.
    Joshua A Salomon; Fiscal Year: 2013
  36. Determinants of Adoption and Delivery of Genomic Medicine in VHA
    MAREN THERESA SCHEUNER; Fiscal Year: 2013 investigate these issues;it is a large, integrated national healthcare system that is a model for health care reform and improved delivery systems and is viewed as a leader in health services genomics research...
  37. Mental Health Coverage in Health Care Reform
    Thomas G McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This proposal responds to Frances Collins'call to devote NIH research effort to benefit health care reform.
  38. Enhanced brief Intervention for linking opiate abusing EMS patients to treatment
    Amy Knowlton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The academic-interagency collaboration builds on study team members'decades of successful relevant research with the study population. . ..
  39. Oregon Institute for Comparative Effectiveness
    Cynthia D Morris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): Comparative effectiveness research will play a crucial role in shaping national health care reform by investigating and identifying mechanisms to improve quality, reduce the cost of care, and conduct primary ..
  40. Postdoctoral training in tobacco control
    STANTON ARNOLD GLANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..legislation granting the US Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco products, passage of health care reform, with its emphasis on disease prevention and the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco ..
  41. ADVancing Innovative Comparative Effectiveness research-cancer diagnostics ADVICE
    Sean D Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..monitor disease, the lack of evidence for the use of these tests is also a significant part of the debate on health care reform. This project proposes to establish a unique resource designed to perform comparative effectiveness research ..
  42. Seventh National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populat
    DENNIS PAUL ANDRULIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conference themes include : the implications of health care reform for diverse populations;how to implement new standards on culturally and linguistically appropriate services ..
  43. Health Care Reform and Disparities in the Care and Outcomes of Trauma Patients
    Wenjun Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Health Care Reform (HCR) is of paramount importance to the national agenda...
  44. Organizational Capacity to Eliminate Outcome Disparities under Healthcare Reform
    Erick Guerrero; Fiscal Year: 2013
  45. 2010 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS): Quantitative I
    KEITH N CRANK; Fiscal Year: 2010
  46. Cancer and Primary Care: Informing the evidence base through international compar
    Kurt C Stange; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Although primary care features strongly in US health care reform, in comparison to other areas of cancer research, there is relatively little evidence to guide efforts which ..
  47. Training in Health Services Research for Vulnerable Populations
    BRIAN WILLIAM JACK; Fiscal Year: 2013
  48. Hospitalized older adults'care transition: themes, symptoms, QoL, and utilizatio
    CAROL GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that encompasses both patient and health care provider perspectives is highly significant in this era of health care reform and patient-centered outcomes research...
  49. Translating Research Into Action: Integrated Mental Health Solutions in the Age o
    Jurgen Unutzer; Fiscal Year: 2011
  50. UNC Mentored Career Development Program in Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Morris Weinberger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. today because it is viewed as central to health care reform. Meeting the current and future demands of CER requires well-trained investigators who possess the ..
  51. 24th - 26th Annual Health Economics Conferences
    James F Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of leading-edge, policy-relevant research in health economics and (2) addressing the current changing health care reform environment by including sessions that focus on two critical issues in the cost, productivity, organization, ..
  52. Implementation of Federal Mental Health Parity
    Colleen L Barry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our findings could be influential in informing implementation of this provision of the landmark health care reform law...
  53. A suite of web apps for patients with alcohol &drug use problems in primary care
    REID KEVIN HESTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The move to integrate services is also seen as necessary to be ready for the increased demand for services that will accompany the implementation of national healthcare reform in January, 2014. ..
  54. 21st-23rd Annual Health Economics Conferences
    James F Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of leading-edge, policy-relevant research in health economics and (2) addressing the current changing health care reform environment by including sessions that focus on two critical issues in the cost, productivity, organization, ..
  55. The Childhood Obesity Policy and Comparative Effectiveness Model (COPCEM)
    Asheley C Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..will use the model to examine three important policy-relevant questions: (a) What is the economic impact of health care reform (CHIPRA and PPACA) on childhood obesity and its costs to children, their families, taxpayers, and society? (..
  56. Conference - Physician-Level Interventions: What Works to Improve Quality of Care
    Daniel Wolfson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..that result from an unorganized and uncoordinated US healthcare system, expected to be advanced further with health care reform. A large number of interventions have targeted physicians, given their central role in driving medical ..
  57. State Policies and Children's Oral Health Outcomes
    Cynthia S Minkovitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our findings will also suggest whether selected provisions under Health Care Reform should be prioritized.
  58. The Impact of Health Care Reform on Addiction and HIV Services
    Derek D Satre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Health care reform legislation has significant implications for access to services and expansion of benefits for those with substance use disorders (SUD), particularly those with HIV...
  59. Reducing Health Disparities: A Health IT Solution
    ROBERT ALBERT PETERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The complexity inherent with the implementation of health care reform only heightens the need for improved provider services for patients with disparities...
  60. The Impact of Wellness Programs and Incentives on Preventive Services
    Alison Evans Cuellar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The recent health care reform law (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) explicitly promotes health plan wellness programs...
  61. Profitability and Public Reporting: Evidence from Nursing Homes
    RITA TAMARA KONETZKA; Fiscal Year: 2012 the literature, yet substantial resources continue to be poured into public reporting systems, with health care reform promising even more emphasis on market-based reforms...
  62. Advancing Medical Device Postmarket Surveillance Infrastructure and Epidemiologic
    Gregory Daniel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform (ECHCR) at the Brookings Institution proposes to support the implementation of the National Medical Device ..
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Our project addresses three specific aims, which derive from a conceptual model that traces the effects of health care reform at the individual, organizational/community, and population levels of analysis: 1) To assess individuals'=..
  64. Oxygen Device For Persons With Respiratory Disability
    JOHN IZUCHUKWU; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hope to demonstrate that significant improvement in cost, safety, ergonomics and weight can be achieved over existing technology for commercial appeal. ..
    Lauren Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..With eventual health care reform of some type a certainty, nurses need to support the cultural factors contributing to children's health, and ..
    Sachiko St Jeor; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Initiative (GI) by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to the UNSOM to meet local and national education and health care reform directives...
    NOEL MAZADE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Mentally Ill proposes to build a research infrastructure program focusing on mental health care under health care reform (HCR) as it occurs at state and national levels...
    David Hartley; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and systems in underserved rural areas are well known and have become a critical issue in the debate over health care reform. The Maine/AHCPR Rural Center (Rural Center), a consortium of health sciences and state health policy ..
    Armin Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer: Cultural Diversity, Poverty, and Health Care Reform. There is a disproportionate incidence of cancer morbidity and mortality among minorities and persons of low ..
    William Fisher; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Given the ostensible goal of health care reform, to pay for health and not service, the calibration of universally-accepted reference standards for health-..
    Min Woong Sohn; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..problems of access to care for the indigent, the effect of various environmental variables on hospital performance, anti-trust implications of hospital mergers, and problems associated with health care reform and universal access to care.
    Ravinder Dhawan; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..This analysis will provide valuable information to health care planners and policymakers about the direct, indirect and net effects of health care reforms...
    Aileen Rothbard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Pennsylvania's health care reform effort for MA recipients creates an opportunity for the policy research community to evaluate a public ..
  74. AHEC Conference
    James Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of leading-edge, policy-relevant research in health economics and (2) addressing the current changing health care reform environment by including sessions that focus on two critical issues in the cost, productivity, organization, ..
  75. Re-Engineering Hospital Care for Children
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and publish a book-length monograph that presents case studies of health services innovation in an era of health care reform. Given this era's dominant health policy themes of cost reduction and quality improvement, it is expected ..
    DONALD FREEBORN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    APPLICANT'S ABSTRACT: Current health policy and health care reform efforts emphasize managed care as a primary mechanism for improving the delivery and cost-effectiveness of alcohol/other drug abuse (AOD) treatment...
    DOUGLAS DEVRIES; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Within this broad market, the portable ventilator technology here proposed would be essential for homecare, transport, military field applications and alternate care environments. ..
  78. Portable Palm Top Mechanical Ventilator
    TODD GOBLISH; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Dorothy Brooten; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from investigator's abstract) National health care reform efforts are resulting in changing systems of health care delivery including managed care and capitated reimbursement...
    Frederic Blow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..With health care reform and the increased focus on health care allocation, the use of computerized tailored messages to augment and/..
  81. The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance - Do They Help
    Pinar Karaca Mandic; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, our research will inform design of legislation and health care reform. National or state reform initiatives can be implemented in various ways to enhance the involvement of ..
  82. A Multivariate Probit Model for Health Services Research
    Hua Yun Chen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Margarita Alegria at the University of Puerto Rico on the effects of health care reform on longitudinal mental health services utilization...