state health planning and development agencies
Summary: Agencies established under PL93-641 to coordinate, conduct, and implement state health planning activities. Two primary responsibilities are the preparation of an annual State Health Plan and giving assistance to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
- Capacity building and resource needs of state health agencies to implement community-based cardiovascular disease programsR Schwartz
Division of Health Promotion and Education, Maine Department of Human Services, Augusta 04333
J Public Health Policy 14:480-94. 1993..SHA roles vary from direct service delivery to serving as a linking agent, transferring information and resources and coordinating efforts between agencies...
- Final recommendations for a voluntary national accreditation program for state and local health departments: steering committee reportKaye Bender
School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:342-8. 2007..Details are provided in the final reports of the Steering Committee (www.exploringaccreditation.org) and in other articles in this issue...
- Pitfalls of using administrative data sets to describe clinical outcomes in sickle cell diseaseSusan Claster
Division of Hematology Oncology, University of California Irvine, Orange, California
Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1936-9. 2013..Our results revealed a surprisingly low rate of transfusion for this life-threatening situation...
- Tobacco control funding versus scientific evidenceJohn R Hughes
Am J Prev Med 32:449-50. 2007
- CON request blocked. Rivals foil Mo. specialty hospital planMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 37:40. 2007
- Proposed hospital raises ire. Buffalo plan called 'premature' by state health officialCinda Becker
Mod Healthc 37:17. 2007
- The unusual suspects. Whistle-blowers target contractor, Bear StearnsMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 34:14-5. 2004
- Hospital discharge to other healthcare facilities: impact on in-hospital mortalityJoseph S Carey
California Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Torrance, CA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 197:806-12. 2003..Recently, hospitals have developed subacute care facilities to allow earlier discharge. Outcomes of patients discharged (transferred) to these units or to other similar facilities may not be captured in reports of in-hospital mortality...
- Capacity of state health agencies to meet nutrition objectives in maternal and child healthE B Thompson
Division of Family Health, Vermont Department of Health, Burlington 05402
J Am Diet Assoc 90:1423-6. 1990..State health agencies are already involved in activities that will facilitate adoption of the model state nutrition objectives...
- Validating California teachers study self-reports of recent hospitalization: comparison with California hospital discharge dataSarah F Marshall
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Am J Epidemiol 158:1012-20. 2003..The combination of self-reports and secondary medical records provides more accurate and complete morbidity data than does use of either source alone...
- The effect of disseminating evidence-based interventions that promote physical activity to health departmentsRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1900-7. 2007..We explored the effect of disseminating evidence-based guidelines that promote physical activity on US health department organizational practices in the United States...
- State health department structure and pandemic planningTamar Klaiman
Department of Health Systems Administration, O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E1-7. 2010..State health departments can take minimally invasive steps to increase their effectiveness in pandemic preparedness by reducing layers of bureaucracy and increasing training for staff...
- Assessing the validity of self-reported community benefit expenditures: evidence from not-for-profit hospitals in CaliforniaSimone Rauscher
Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 18:346-54. 2012..As a result, little is known currently about whether a hospital's self-reported community benefit expenditures provide an accurate picture of its commitment to serving the community...
- Public health spending in 2008: on the challenge of integrating PHSSR data sets and the need for harmonizationJonathon P Leider
Office of Public Health Practice and Training, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 18:355-63. 2012..Considerable variation exists in state and local public health funding. The results of this analysis show a relatively low level of public health funding compared with state Medicaid spending and health care more broadly...
- Building analytic capacity, facilitating partnerships, and promoting data use in state health agencies: a distance-based workforce development initiative applied to maternal and child health epidemiologyKristin M Rankin
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:196-202. 2012..In an era of decreasing resources, such partnership efforts between state and federal agencies and academia are essential for promoting effective data use...
- Can line clinicians master the conceptual complexities of dialectical behavior therapy? An evaluation of a State Department of Mental Health training programK A Hawkins
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
J Psychiatr Res 32:379-84. 1998..Prior education or background in behavior therapy accounted for little variance, indicating that clinicians occupying diverse roles acquired reasonable intellectual mastery over this complex model...
- Wis. tackles healthcare costs. Badger State eyes reinsurance, improved accessMelanie Evans
Mod Healthc 36:20. 2006
- Reassessing CON laws. Scrushy verdict raises questions on process' integrityJessica Zigmond
Mod Healthc 36:12. 2006
- Inter-hospital transfers of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: characteristics, predictors, and outcomesMichael M Ward
Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
J Rheumatol 33:1578-85. 2006....
- Scrushy charged with bribery Charges involve seat on Alabama CON boardJoseph Mantone
Mod Healthc 35:12-3. 2005
- At the cutting edge or the center of the storm? Innovation in public health through health promotion and education in state health departmentsRandy Schwartz
American Cancer Society, New England Division, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A05. 2005
- Data needs and uses for older adult health surveillance: perspectives from state health agenciesChristopher Maylahn
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A02. 2005
- Association between physician volume and in-hospital mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosusMichael M Ward
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Arthritis Rheum 52:1646-54. 2005..This study was undertaken to determine if physician volume is associated with the outcome of hospitalization of patients with SLE...
- Indicted. Former CON official accused of extortion, kickbacksMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 35:18-9. 2005
- The contribution of hospital volume, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of scoliosis patients: a review of 3,606 cases in the State of CaliforniaMark A Vitale
International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research InCHOIR and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 25:393-9. 2005..The current data suggest that being insured with Medicaid in the state of California is associated with poorer outcomes after scoliosis surgery. Additionally, this study documents a volume/outcomes relationship in scoliosis surgery...
- Corruption allegations renewed. Ill. influence-peddling scandal heats up with filingMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 35:18. 2005
- The best practices: use of the guidelines by ten state tobacco control programsNancy B Mueller
Center for Tobacco Policy Research, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:300-6. 2006..This evaluation examined how states used the guidelines in their program planning, and identifies strengths and weaknesses of the guidelines...
- Effects of state coalitions to reduce underage drinking: a national evaluationAlexander C Wagenaar
University of Florida Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0177, USA
Am J Prev Med 31:307-15. 2006..An independent national outcome evaluation of this $21-million effort was conducted...
- Data needs for policy research on state-level health insurance marketsKosali Simon
Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Inquiry 45:89-97. 2008..As states consider new forms of regulation and assistance for their insurance markets, there is increased need for better warehousing and maintenance of policy databases...
- A statewide strategy for nursing workforce development through partnerships in TexasAileen Kishi
Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 9:210-4. 2008..It is hoped that nursing and health care leaders striving to address the nursing shortage could consider statewide efforts such as those used in Texas to develop nursing workforce policy and legislation...
- Effective mental health response to catastrophic events: lessons learned from Hurricane KatrinaSusan A Hoffpauir
Office of the Provost, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
Fam Community Health 31:17-22. 2008....
- Local implementation of cancer control activities in rural Appalachia, 2006Bruce Behringer
Office of Rural and Community Health and Community Partnerships, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70412, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A34. 2009....
- The Trauma Act of 2007 and the future of surgical emergency careAdrienne Roberts
Division of Advocacy and Health Policy, USA
Bull Am Coll Surg 92:8-9, 46. 2007
- Fla. Oks pediatric bid. Conditions require Nemours to provide charity careMelanie Evans
Mod Healthc 37:52. 2007
- States gathering momentum: promising strategies for accreditation and assessment activities in multistate learning collaborative applicant StatesGlen Mays
Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:364-73. 2007..Other states contemplating similar programs, as well as those charged with implementing the voluntary model at the national level, may find guidance from these examples...
- A seismic reprieve to 2030. Some Calif facilities get earthquake-ready extensionsRebecca Vesely
Mod Healthc 38:17. 2008
- Quality of end-of-life care in low-income, uninsured men dying of prostate cancerJonathan Bergman
Department of Urology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
Cancer 116:2126-31. 2010..The quality of end-of-life care was assessed in disadvantaged men prospectively enrolled in a public assistance program. That end-of-life care would be aggressive, more so than recommended by quality-of-care guidelines, was hypothesized...
- The inborn errors of metabolism information system: A project of the Region 4 Genetics Collaborative Priority 2 WorkgroupSusan A Berry
Region 4 Genetics Collaborative, Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, Michigan, USA
Genet Med 12:S215-9. 2010....
- The process and benefits of a university and state health agency collaboration for alcohol-free pregnancies in OregonJessica W Henderson
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR, USA
J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e65-73. 2011..These risks call for greater prevention efforts...
- Far-flung ERs. Fla. weighs oversight of satellite emergency departmentsJessica Zigmond
Mod Healthc 37:18. 2007
- Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for complex surgeryJerome H Liu
Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
JAMA 296:1973-80. 2006..These differences may limit their ability to access or receive care at a high-volume hospital...
- Capacity of state and territorial health agencies to prevent foodborne illnessRichard E Hoffman
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:11-6. 2005..We conclude that by addressing shortages in the number of dedicated personnel and reducing delays in reporting, the capacity of state health departments to respond to foodborne disease can be improved...
- Severity of illness in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus hospitalized at academic medical centersMichael M Ward
Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1828, USA
J Rheumatol 32:27-33. 2005..To compare the severity of illness of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) between those hospitalized at academic medical centers and those hospitalized at community hospitals...
- A relational approach to measuring competition among hospitalsMin Woong Sohn
Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Health Serv Res 37:457-82. 2002..To present a new, relational approach to measuring competition in hospital markers and to compare this relational approach with alternative methods of measuring competition...
- Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in contacts of new tuberculosis cases in the United StatesMary R Reichler
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
South Med J 95:414-20. 2002..Few data are available describing treatment completion rates among recently infected contacts of tuberculosis (TB) cases, a group at high risk for development of active TB...
- Trends in the use and capacity of California's emergency departments, 1990-1999Susan Lambe
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
Ann Emerg Med 39:389-96. 2002..Data supporting perceptions of inadequate capacity are sparse and conflicting. We describe changes in the use and capacity of California's EDs between 1990 and 1999, as well as trends in severity of patient illness or injury...
- Errors in data on hospital ownershipS Mitchell
Department of Health Policy, Yale University, School of Public Health and Epidemiology, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Inquiry 38:432-9. 2001..Substantial primary data collection is necessary to accurately account for changes in ownership and system affiliation...
- Medicalizing malignancy: the uneasy origins of Ontario's cancer program, 1929-34C R Hayter
Radiation Oncology Research Unit, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Ontario
Can Bull Med Hist 14:195-213. 1997..This struggle resulted in a more fragmented and dispersed system than the comprehensive, centrally coordinated cancer system envisaged by the Commission...
- A review of state legislation related to immunization registriesG A Horlick
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Data Management Division, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 20:208-13. 2001..This survey was conducted to describe the current status of legislation and policies addressing immunization registries and the sharing of immunization information...
- The burdens of uninsured hospitalizations in an urban countyP L Zuber
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Eff Clin Pract 3:131-7. 2000..Few data at the level of local health jurisdictions are available to characterize health problems specific to persons without health insurance...
- Environmental scan 2000: issues facing state mental health agenciesN A Mazade
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 27:167-81. 2000....
- Injury prevention capacity building in New York State: federal support played a significant roleS J Klein
Division of HIV Prevention, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 3:17-24. 1997..Practical "lessons learned" offer generalizable insights. Specific funding strategies to support IP infrastructure and to link research with application can maximize the effectiveness of future injury capacity building efforts...
- Assessing perceived agency adherence to the values of community inclusion: implications for staff satisfactionF Balcazar
Institute on Disability and Human Development M C 626, University of Illinois at Chicago 60608, USA
Am J Ment Retard 102:451-63. 1998..Staff who perceived more agency adherence to the philosophy of inclusion were more satisfied with their jobs...
- Asthma. The states' challengeC M Brown
Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Chamble, GA 30341, USA
Public Health Rep 112:198-205. 1997..Most states were unable to assess the burden of asthma because they lack data or face barriers to using existing data. Removing barriers to the use of data is a first step toward defining the scope of the asthma problem...
- The California Hospital Outcomes Project: using administrative data to compare hospital performanceP S Romano
Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 21:668-82. 1995..For each outcome, two risk adjustment models were used to estimate expected and risk-adjusted hospital outcome rates, along with p values representing the likelihood that the observed number of adverse outcomes occurred by chance...
- Seasonal and annual variation of antibody to HIV-1 among male inmates entering Maryland prisons: updateD Vlahov
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Baltimore, Maryland
AIDS 4:345-50. 1990..These data provide additional evidence to suggest stability of HIV-1 seroprevalence in Maryland male prison entrants...
- Effect of the revised AIDS case definition on AIDS reporting in San Francisco: evidence of increased reporting in intravenous drug usersS F Payne
AIDS Office, Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102
AIDS 4:335-9. 1990..The revised AIDS case definition has significantly increased the reporting of severe morbidity associated with HIV infection, particularly among IVDUs...
- Effectiveness of source documents for identifying fatal occupational injuries: a synthesis of studiesN Stout
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505
Am J Public Health 81:725-8. 1991..Recent studies have questioned the effectiveness of these sources for identifying such cases...
- Using administrative data to identify indications for elective primary cesarean deliveryKimberly D Gregory
Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Burns Allen Research Institute, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Health Serv Res 37:1387-401. 2002..To develop a methodology to identify indications and normative rates for elective primary cesarean delivery using administrative data...
- Universal coverage and public health: new state studiesEllen R Shaffer
University of California at San Francisco School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, USA
Am J Public Health 93:109-11. 2003..The CHSP was one of 9 plans evaluated through this process...
- Relation of total annual coronary angioplasty volume of physicians and hospitals on outcomes of primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction (data from the 1995 Coronary Angioplasty Reporting System of the New York State Department of Health)Babak A Vakili
Division of Cardiovascular Interventions, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:726-8. 2003
- Hospitals. Weighing need against wantMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 34:16. 2004
- CON conflict. HMA wins Fla. OK but still may face hurdleVince Galloro
Mod Healthc 33:23. 2003
- Protecting the public interests: issues in contracting managed behavioral healthJulia E Robinson
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 25:452-70. 2003..This article analyzes three public-sector transitions. Common issues in these transformations are used as a springboard for identifying key concerns which states need to monitor when developing managed care contracts...
- High performance public health: assessing agencies' strategic management capabilitiesEric W Ford
Pennsylvania State University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 25:407-31. 2003..Therefore, policy-makers wishing to improve agency performance can utilize this framework to assess and target capabilities that need improvement...
- Winds of change. Chicago area soon may see hospital beds shoot upMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 34:20-1. 2004
- Facilities. On shaky groundRichard Haugh
Hosp Health Netw 78:26, 28. 2004
- Quantifying the disease impact of alcohol with ARDI softwareJ M Shultz
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL
Public Health Rep 106:443-50. 1991..ARDI produces data on the health consequences of alcohol use and misuse for use by locally based policymakers, public health professionals, and researchers, while permitting comparison and compilation of these data across jurisdictions...
- Terrorism: a public health threat with a trauma system responseLenworth M Jacobs
Department of Traumatology, University of Connecticut Trauma Program at hartford Hospital, 06102 5037, USA
J Trauma 55:1014-21. 2003..Funds have been granted to the states by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish bioterrorism preparedness and response capabilities...
- Networked for change? Identifying obstetric opinion leaders and assessing their opinions on caesarean deliveryRichard L Kravitz
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, 4150 V Street Suite 2500, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:2423-34. 2003..However, they did not consistently support policies designed to reduce the caesarean delivery rate. The results have implications for the generalizability of opinion leader strategies...
- Malcolm's missionMelinda Voss
University of Minnesota, USA
Minn Med 85:6-10. 2002
- Pros and cons of certificates. American Health Planning Association directory suggests that certificate-of-need process is regulatory in theory, not in practiceMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 33:4-5, 1. 2003..Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, Ill., shown at left and on the cover, spent $99,300 three years ago to win state approval for its expansion project...
- An epidemiologist's view of bioterrorism. Eddy A. Bresnitz, MD, MS, discusses state initiatives and preparedness. Interview by Leah Z. ZiskinEddy A Bresnitz
N J Med 100:12-9; quiz 19-22. 2003
- Bioterrorism preparednessLenworth M Jacobs
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
Conn Med 67:95-101. 2003..Highlighted are the development of a Web application to use for statewide preparedness and response, and the preparation for a smallpox vaccination program at Hartford Hospital...
- The role of state health agencies in cancer prevention and control: lessons learned from MassachusettsHoward K Koh
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108 4619, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:261s-268s. 2003
- Illinois's child welfare research agenda: an approach to building consensus for practice-based researchMichelle A Johnson
School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7400, USA
Child Welfare 82:53-75. 2003..Findings of the inquiry suggest that the development of best practice models may be one of the most important contributions research can make to practice...
- Putting patient safety in placeDan Emerson
Minn Med 87:24-7. 2004
- Regulating managed care coverage: a new direction for health-planning agenciesT J Nodzenski
Illinois Hospital and HealthSystems Association, USA
Ann Health Law 7:1-23. 1998..Planning entities can be used to evaluate the viability of managed care markets taking into account societal, financial and medical considerations...
- PREVENTING ALCOHOL SALES TO MINORSAlexander Wagenaar; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- REGULATION OF HEPATOCELLULAR FUNCTION BY GROWTH HORMONESusan Berry; Fiscal Year: 2002..1 gene expression, defining the IL-6 response element and the nuclear factors binding to Spi 2.1 in response to IL-6 with comparison to the GH response, thereby furthering understanding of the specificity of the Spi 2.1 response to GH. ..
- Consumer Influences of Treatment of DepressionRichard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
- Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes PreventionRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..