public sector

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Summary: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Socioeconomic position, co-occurrence of behavior-related risk factors, and coronary heart disease: the Finnish Public Sector study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 97:874-9. 2007
  2. ncbi Employment preferences of public sector nurses in Malawi: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Lindsay J Mangham
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1433-41. 2008
  3. ncbi Prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in rural areas of Hubei Province, China
    Hao Yang
    Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430030, PR China
    Health Policy Plan 25:219-29. 2010
  4. ncbi Sleep disturbances as a predictor of occupational injuries among public sector workers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:207-13. 2010
  5. ncbi Access to health care in developing countries: breaking down demand side barriers
    Owen O'Donnell
    Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2820-34. 2007
  6. ncbi Health systems factors influencing maternal health services: a four-country comparison
    Justin Oliver Parkhurst
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 73:127-38. 2005
  7. ncbi Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa
    David McCoy
    Centre for International Health and Development, University College London, UK
    Lancet 371:675-81. 2008
  8. pmc Private sector, human resources and health franchising in Africa
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:274-9. 2005
  9. pmc Dual job holding by public sector health professionals in highly resource-constrained settings: problem or solution?
    Stephen Jan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, Londoin WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:771-6. 2005
  10. ncbi Dental needs and socioeconomic status associated with utilization of dental services in the presence of dental pain: a case-control study in children
    Juan José Villalobos-Rodelo
    Preventive Medicine Area, Unidad de Medicina Familiar del ISSSTE, Navolato, Sinaloa, Mexico
    J Orofac Pain 24:279-86. 2010

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Publications266 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Socioeconomic position, co-occurrence of behavior-related risk factors, and coronary heart disease: the Finnish Public Sector study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 97:874-9. 2007
    ..We examined the associations between socioeconomic position, co-occurrence of behavior-related risk factors, and the effect of these factors on the relative and absolute socioeconomic gradients in coronary heart disease...
  2. ncbi Employment preferences of public sector nurses in Malawi: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Lindsay J Mangham
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1433-41. 2008
    To understand the employment preferences of Malawian public sector registered nurses, and to ascertain whether salary increases significantly affect how nurses regard their employment.
  3. ncbi Prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in rural areas of Hubei Province, China
    Hao Yang
    Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430030, PR China
    Health Policy Plan 25:219-29. 2010
    ..To investigate the availability of essential medicines and their prices in Hubei province...
  4. ncbi Sleep disturbances as a predictor of occupational injuries among public sector workers
    Simo Salminen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:207-13. 2010
    ..prospectively whether sleep disturbances predicted occupational injuries in a large population of Finnish public sector employees...
  5. ncbi Access to health care in developing countries: breaking down demand side barriers
    Owen O'Donnell
    Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2820-34. 2007
    ..Only through experimentation and evaluation will we learn what works in raising health care utilization, particularly among the poor in the developing world...
  6. ncbi Health systems factors influencing maternal health services: a four-country comparison
    Justin Oliver Parkhurst
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 73:127-38. 2005
    ..This paper provides a first step in tracing out how such broad systems issues actually work to influence maternal health...
  7. ncbi Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa
    David McCoy
    Centre for International Health and Development, University College London, UK
    Lancet 371:675-81. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate pay structures for health workers in the public sector in sub-Saharan Africa; the adequacy of incomes for health workers; the management of public-sector pay; and ..
  8. pmc Private sector, human resources and health franchising in Africa
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:274-9. 2005
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  9. pmc Dual job holding by public sector health professionals in highly resource-constrained settings: problem or solution?
    Stephen Jan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, Londoin WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:771-6. 2005
    ..Such activity is generally driven by a lack of resources in the public sector and low pay, and has been associated with the unauthorized use of public resources and corruption...
  10. ncbi Dental needs and socioeconomic status associated with utilization of dental services in the presence of dental pain: a case-control study in children
    Juan José Villalobos-Rodelo
    Preventive Medicine Area, Unidad de Medicina Familiar del ISSSTE, Navolato, Sinaloa, Mexico
    J Orofac Pain 24:279-86. 2010
    ..To identify the effect of unmet dental treatment needs and socioeconomic and sociodemographic variables on the patterns of dental visits in the presence of dental pain in 6- to 12-year-old Mexican schoolchildren...
  11. ncbi Measuring medicine prices in Peru: validation of key aspects of WHO/HAI survey methodology
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America, Boston, MA 02215, USA jeanne_
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:291-9. 2010
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  12. pmc Health care inequities in north India: role of public sector in universalizing health care
    Shankar Prinja
    London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Indian J Med Res 136:421-31. 2012
    ..We undertook this study to ascertain inequities in health status, service utilization and out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditures in two States in north India namely, Haryana and Punjab, and Union Territory of Chandigarh...
  13. pmc Anxiety and depression amongst patients enrolled in a public sector antiretroviral treatment programme in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Michele Pappin
    Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:244. 2012
    ..This study explores correlates of anxiety and depression in patients enrolled in a public sector ART programme in South Africa.
  14. ncbi Rethinking policies for the retention of allied health professionals in rural areas: a social relations approach
    Kevin O'Toole
    School of International and Political Studies, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
    Health Policy 87:326-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to question the present dominant hierarchical approach taken in relation to the retention of allied health professionals in rural localities...
  15. pmc Lay health worker led intervention for depressive and anxiety disorders in India: impact on clinical and disability outcomes over 12 months
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Sangath, Goa, India
    Br J Psychiatry 199:459-66. 2011
    ..Depressive and anxiety disorders (common mental disorders) are the most common psychiatric condition encountered in primary healthcare...
  16. ncbi Health care of female outpatients in south-central India: comparing public and private sector provision
    Jagdish Bhatia
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:402-9. 2004
    ..The mean length of consultation was 2.81 minutes in the public sector and 6.68 minutes in the private sector...
  17. ncbi Perceptions of tuberculosis patients about private providers before and after implementation of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
    K Jaggarajamma
    Tuberculosis Research Centre ICMR, Mayor Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai 600031
    Indian J Tuberc 56:185-90. 2009
    ..that patients who start treatment with PPs for tuberculosis (TB) frequently switch over subsequently to the public sector. The reasons for this discontinuation and their perceptions of the TB care provided by the PPs are unknown.
  18. ncbi Long-term sick-listing among women in the public sector and its associations with age, social situation, lifestyle, and work factors: a three-year follow-up study
    Eva Vingard
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:370-5. 2005
    Since 1997 the number of long-term sick-listed people in Sweden has increased dramatically, especially among women employed in the public sector.
  19. ncbi Job strain as a predictor of disability pension: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    S Laine
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:24-30. 2009
    ..To examine whether high job strain (a combination of high job demands and low job control) is a risk factor for disability pension...
  20. 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
    ..The public sector, including funding donors, should participate in ensuring that the private sector is engaged in the ACT ..
  21. pmc Determinants of survival in very low birth weight neonates in a public sector hospital in Johannesburg
    Daynia E Ballot
    Department of Paediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 10:30. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide reliable, recent statistics relevant to a developing African country, useful for guiding neonatal interventions in that setting...
  22. pmc Costs and effects of two public sector delivery channels for long-lasting insecticidal nets in Uganda
    Jan H Kolaczinski
    Malaria Consortium Africa Regional Office, PO Box 8045, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 9:102. 2010
    In Uganda, long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) have been predominantly delivered through two public sector channels: targeted campaigns or routine antenatal care (ANC) services...
  23. pmc Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor?
    Kara Hanson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    PLoS Med 5:e233. 2008
    ..This debate examines whether the private sector should step up its involvement in the health systems of low-income countries...
  24. ncbi Using performance indicators to improve health care quality in the public sector: a review of the literature
    Tim Freeman
    Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 15:126-37. 2002
    ..Factors that help in the derivation, implementation and use of indicator systems include clear objectives, involvement of stakeholders in development, and use of 'soft' data to aid interpretation...
  25. ncbi Work-place social capital and smoking cessation: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organizations, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Addiction 103:1857-65. 2008
    ..To examine whether high social capital at work is associated with an increased likelihood of smoking cessation in baseline smokers...
  26. ncbi Health care in China: the role of non-government providers
    Yuanli Liu
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, SPH1 1210, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Policy 77:212-20. 2006
    ..This paper tries to gather evidence on the relative performance of private and public sector in China...
  27. pmc The private health sector in India
    Amit Sengupta
    BMJ 331:1157-8. 2005
  28. ncbi Where have all the doctors gone? Career choices of Wits medical graduates
    Max Price
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 95:414-9. 2005
    ..of University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) medical graduates from 1960 to 1994 with regard to private or public sector work, chosen specialist or generalist careers, and work in urban or rural areas, looking for secular trends ..
  29. ncbi Comparative quality of private and public health services in rural Vietnam
    Tran Tuan
    Research and Training Center for Community Development, no 39, Lane 255, Vong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Health Policy Plan 20:319-27. 2005
    ..However, the quality of these private and public health care services has not been evaluated and compared...
  30. ncbi Working with the private sector for child health
    Hugh Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:127-37. 2003
    ..the actual and potential contributions of the private sector to child health, and classifies and evaluates public sector strategies to promote and rationalize the contributions of private sector actors...
  31. ncbi Low priority level for infertility services within the public health sector: a Brazilian case study
    Maria Y Makuch
    Center for Research in Reproductive Health of Campinas CEMICAMP, Caixa Postal 6181, 13084 971 Campinas, Brazil
    Hum Reprod 25:430-5. 2010
    In view of the lack of information on availability of public sector infertility services and in order to contribute to the debate on access to these services, we assessed the availability of public sector infertility services, including ..
  32. pmc Descriptive survey of non-commercial randomised controlled trials in the United Kingdom, 1980-2002
    Iain Chalmers
    UK Randomised Controlled Trial Registration Project, UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford OX2 7LG
    BMJ 327:1017. 2003
    ..To describe the characteristics of randomised controlled trials supported by the main non-commercial sources of funding in the United Kingdom between 1980 and 2002...
  33. ncbi Uptake of novel statistical methods for early-phase clinical studies in the UK public sector
    Thomas Jaki
    Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Clin Trials 10:344-6. 2013
    ..As one possibility to improve decision-making during the early stages of development, adaptive and Bayesian methods have been recommended...
  34. ncbi The evolving cost of HIV in South Africa: changes in health care cost with duration on antiretroviral therapy for public sector patients
    Guy Harling
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:348-54. 2007
    A retrospective costing study of 212 patients enrolled in a nongovernmental organization-supported public sector antiretroviral treatment (ART) program near Cape Town, South Africa was performed from a health care system perspective...
  35. pmc Helping public sector health systems innovate: the strategic approach to strengthening reproductive health policies and programs
    Peter Fajans
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 96:435-40. 2006
    b>Public sector health systems that provide services to poor and marginalized populations in developing countries face great challenges...
  36. pmc Public-private health partnerships: a strategy for WHO
    K Buse
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 79:748-54. 2001
    ..A strategy is proposed for directing the debate on issues critical to WHO and its role in the promotion and protection of public health...
  37. ncbi What happens to work if you're unwell? Beliefs and attitudes of managers and employees with musculoskeletal pain in a public sector setting
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Occup Rehabil 21:31-42. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the beliefs and attitudes of managers and employees with musculoskeletal pain about sickness absence, presenteeism, and return to work and to identify areas of consensus and conflict...
  38. ncbi Association of contractual and subjective job insecurity with sickness presenteeism among public sector employees
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Service System Research Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:830-5. 2010
    ..We examined the associations of contractual job insecurity (fixed-term vs permanent employment contract) and subjectively assessed job insecurity with sickness presenteeism among those who had no sickness absences during the study year...
  39. pmc The importance of clinic attendance in the first six months on antiretroviral treatment: a retrospective analysis at a large public sector HIV clinic in South Africa
    Alana T Brennan
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:49. 2010
    ..Adherence to care and treatment are essential for HIV-infected individuals to benefit from antiretroviral therapy (ART). We sought to quantify the effects on treatment outcomes of missing visits soon after initiating ART...
  40. pmc Implementation of workplace-based smoking cessation support activities and smoking cessation among employees: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:e56-62. 2012
    ..We investigated the relationship between implementation of workplace smoking cessation support activities and employee smoking cessation...
  41. pmc Why do health workers in rural Tanzania prefer public sector employment?
    Nils Gunnar Songstad
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:92. 2012
    ..The broader aim is to generate knowledge that can add to debates on health sector management in low-income contexts...
  42. ncbi Scaling up community provision of injectables through the public sector in Uganda
    Kirsten Krueger
    FHI, P O Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:117-24. 2011
    ..community-based distribution of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA, marketed as Depo-Provera) to the public sector in two districts...
  43. pmc Employee control over working times and risk of cause-specific disability pension: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 B, Turku, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:479-85. 2010
    ..To examine the association between worktime control and subsequent disability pension among employees...
  44. ncbi Creating conditions for greater private sector participation in achieving contraceptive security
    Suneeta Sharma
    POLICY Project, Futures Group, One Thomas Circle, N W, Suite 200, Washington DC 20005, USA
    Health Policy 71:347-57. 2005
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  45. ncbi Anti-diabetic drugs in the private and public sector in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    M Justin-Temu
    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65013, Dares Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr Med J 86:110-4. 2009
    ..To compare availability, cost, affordability and sources of anti-diabetic drugs between private and public health facilities in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  46. ncbi Factors associated with HIV testing among public sector clinic attendees in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Audrey Pettifor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:913-21. 2010
    ..87; 95% CI: 1.20-6.86). Promotion of and increased access to couples HIV testing should be made available within the South African context...
  47. pmc Hard gains through soft contracts: productive engagement of private providers in tuberculosis control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:876-83. 2006
    ..We opine that further analysis is required to assess if such "soft" contracts are sufficient to scale up private for-profit provider involvement in TB control and other priority health interventions...
  48. ncbi Socioeconomic circumstances and common mental disorders among Finnish and British public sector employees: evidence from the Helsinki Health Study and the Whitehall II Study
    Elina Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 36:776-86. 2007
    ..We examine the associations between various socioeconomic circumstances and common mental disorders among middle-aged Finnish and British public sector employees.
  49. pmc Cost-sharing strategies combining targeted public subsidies with private-sector delivery achieve high bednet coverage and reduced malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, southern Tanzania
    G F Killeen
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 7:121. 2007
    ..Here we evaluate resulting changes in bednet coverage and malaria transmission...
  50. ncbi The quality of family planning services and client satisfaction in the public and private sectors in Kenya
    Sohail Agha
    Population Services International, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:87-96. 2009
    ..To compare the quality of family planning services delivered at public and private facilities in Kenya...
  51. ncbi Job strain and leisure-time physical activity in female and male public sector employees
    Anne Kouvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FI 00014, Finland
    Prev Med 41:532-9. 2005
    ..High work stress could decrease physical activity but the evidence of the relationship has remained equivocal. The present study examined the association between job strain and leisure-time physical activity in a large sample of employees...
  52. ncbi Public and private prenatal care providers in urban Mexico: how does their quality compare?
    Sarah L Barber
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1922, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:306-13. 2006
    ..To evaluate variations in prenatal care quality by public and private clinical settings and by household wealth...
  53. pmc Clinical vs. self-report versions of the quick inventory of depressive symptomatology in a public sector sample
    Ira H Bernstein
    The University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Psychology, P O Box 19528, Arlington, TX 76019 0528, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 41:239-46. 2007
    ..This report extends this comparison to a less well-educated, more treatment-resistant sample that included more ethnic/racial minorities using IRT and selected classical test analyses...
  54. ncbi What can be done about the private health sector in low-income countries?
    Anne Mills
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    World Hosp Health Serv 38:24-30, 41-4. 2002
    ..There is much less evidence, however, of effective approaches to interventions on the demand side and policies that involve strengthening the purchasing and regulatory roles of governments...
  55. pmc Examining appropriate diagnosis and treatment of malaria: availability and use of rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapy in public and private health facilities in south east Nigeria
    Benjamin S C Uzochukwu
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 10:486. 2010
    ..Hence, this study investigated the levels of availability and use of RDTs and ACTs in these facilities...
  56. pmc Burnout syndrome in Cypriot physiotherapists: a national survey
    Andreas Pavlakis
    Open University of Cyprus, Healthcare Management Program, Nicosia, Cyprus
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:63. 2010
    ..Burnout in the healthcare workers is formally defined as a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in situations that are emotionally demanding...
  57. ncbi Treatment results among tuberculosis patients treated by private lung specialists involved in a public-private mix project in Vietnam
    H T Quy
    Pham Ngoc Thach TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1139-46. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  58. ncbi Does transfer of work from a public sector organisation to a commercial enterprise without staff reductions increase risk of long-term sickness absence among the staff? A cohort study of laboratory and radiology employees
    Lauri Kokkinen
    The Centre of Expertise for Development of Work and Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Helsinki and Turku, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 70:585-7. 2013
    Privatisations of public sector organisations are not uncommon, and some studies suggest that such organisational changes may adversely affect employee health...
  59. 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
    ..contains numerous provisions to improve access to private insurance as discussed in Part I of this analysis, public sector coverage will significantly be affected...
  60. pmc Improving immunization equity through a public-private partnership in Cambodia
    J Brad Schwartz
    Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3305, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3305, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:661-7. 2004
    ..To examine the effects on immunization equity of the large-scale contracting of primary health-care services in rural areas of Cambodia...
  61. ncbi The Internal State Scale: replication of its discriminating abilities in a multisite, public sector sample
    M S Bauer
    Providence VA Medical Center and the Brown University School of Medicine, RI 02908 4799, USA
    Bipolar Disord 2:340-6. 2000
    ..This study a) extends investigation to a multisite public sector sample and b) tests a revised scoring algorithm that formally identifies patients in mixed states.
  62. ncbi Cyclical absenteeism among private sector, public sector and self-employed workers
    Christian Pfeifer
    Institute of Economics, Leuphana University Lueneburg, Germany
    Health Econ 22:366-70. 2013
    ..in the number of absent working days and doctor visits and in their cyclicality between private sector, public sector and self-employed workers...
  63. ncbi Initial response to highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1C-infected adults in a public sector treatment program in Botswana
    C William Wester
    Botswana Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Partnership for Research and Education, Gaborone, Botswana
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:336-43. 2005
    To describe the response to highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) in a public sector pilot antiretroviral (ARV) treatment program in Botswana.
  64. ncbi [Can court injunctions guarantee access to medicines in the public sector? The experience in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
    Ana Márcia Messeder
    Departamento de Assistência Farmacêutica e Insumos Estratégicos, Ministerio da Saude, Brasilia, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:525-34. 2005
    ..The apparent lack of awareness among both lawyers and clients generates stress between the Executive and Judiciary branches and limits the resources for collective pharmaceutical services...
  65. pmc Public-private delivery of insecticide-treated nets: a voucher scheme in Volta Region, Ghana
    Margaret Kweku
    Ghana Health Service, Volta Regional Health Directorate, P O Box HP 72, Ho Volta Region, Ghana
    Malar J 6:14. 2007
    ..Successful scale-up of public health interventions depends upon optimal delivery processes but operational research for delivery processes in large-scale implementation has been inadequate...
  66. ncbi Emergency contraception in South Africa: knowledge, attitudes, and use among public sector primary healthcare clients
    J Smit
    Africa Centre for Population Studies and Reproductive Health, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Contraception 64:333-7. 2001
    ..of, attitudes toward, and use of emergency contraception (EC), interviews were held with 1068 clients of 89 public sector primary healthcare facilities in two urban and two rural areas of South Africa. Only 22...
  67. ncbi The policy on public-private mix in the Ugandan health sector: catching up with reality
    H Birungi
    Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 16:80-7. 2001
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  68. ncbi Healthcare-seeking behavior and sexual behavior of patients with sexually transmitted diseases in Nairobi, Kenya
    K Fonck
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 28:367-71. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Health education messages in Kenya need adaptation to improve health-seeking behavior and safe sex practices...
  69. pmc Developing a decision aid to guide public sector health policy decisions: a study protocol
    Peggy Tso
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:46. 2011
    ..The resulting decision aid is intended to help public sector health policy decision makers who are tasked with making evidence-informed decisions on behalf of populations...
  70. ncbi How to improve the mental health care of children and adolescents in Brazil: actions needed in the public sector
    Cristiane S Paula
    Programa de Pós graduação em Distúrbios do Desenvolvimento, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:334-51. 2012
    ..Child/adolescent mental health (CAMH) problems are associated with high burden and high costs across the patient's lifetime. Addressing mental health needs early on can be cost effective and improve the future quality of life...
  71. ncbi Community support and disclosure of HIV serostatus to family members by public-sector antiretroviral treatment patients in the Free State Province of South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:357-64. 2009
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  72. ncbi The Gateway Paper--health service delivery outside of the public sector in Pakistan
    Sania Nishtar
    Heartfile, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 56:S66-77. 2006
    ..However, in some cases the distinction between public and private sector is not very clear as many public sector practitioners practice privately, legally and illegally...
  73. ncbi Self-reported musculoskeletal pain and working conditions among employees in the Swedish public sector
    Ylva Fjell
    National Institute for Working Life, Sweden
    Work 28:33-46. 2007
    ..constitute a considerable public health problem, often resulting in sickness absence, particularly in public sector employees. Increased knowledge on how this is related to individual and work-related factors is required...
  74. ncbi Workplace social capital and co-occurrence of lifestyle risk factors: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    A Väänänen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:432-7. 2009
    ....
  75. ncbi Public sector mental health systems in South Africa: inter-provincial comparisons and policy implications
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, 46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:393-404. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to document levels of current public sector mental health service provision in South Africa and compare services across provinces, in relation to current ..
  76. pmc Information technology systems in public sector health facilities in developing countries: the case of South Africa
    Gregory B Cline
    Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:13. 2013
    ..This study examines the impact of hospital information systems implementation on service delivery, user adoption and organisational culture within two hospital settings in South Africa...
  77. ncbi Medical and psychosocial predictors of delay in seeking medical consultation for breast symptoms in women in a public sector setting
    Lois C Friedman
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Behav Med 29:327-34. 2006
    ..001) collectively accounted for 38.4% of the variance in delay. Health promotion programs targeting low-income populations should emphasize the importance of breast symptoms other than lumps, especially to younger and less educated women...
  78. ncbi Cost of curative pediatric services in a public sector setting
    Anand Krishnan
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:657-60. 2005
    ..To estimate the cost of ambulatory (out-patient) and in-patient pediatric health services for the year 1999 provided by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at all the three levels-primary, secondary and tertiary level...
  79. pmc Lessons from five states: public sector use of the Washington Circle performance measures
    Deborah W Garnick
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA02454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:241-54. 2011
    ..As additional states adopt some of the WC measures, or adopt other performance measurement approaches, these states' experiences could help them to develop implementations based on their particular needs...
  80. ncbi [Availability of generic drugs in the public sector and prices in the private sector in different regions of Brazil]
    Elaine Silva Miranda
    Escola Nacional de Saude Publica Sergio Arouca, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:2147-58. 2009
    ..In the public sector, bioequivalent (vis-à-vis reference brand) generics are less available than multisource products...
  81. pmc Different approaches to contracting in health systems
    Jean Perrot
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:859-66. 2006
    ..Here they are classified into three categories according to the object of the contract: delegation of responsibility, act of purchase of services, or cooperation...
  82. ncbi Health factors in the everyday life and work of public sector employees in Sweden
    Lena Karin Erlandsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Work 42:321-30. 2012
    ..life in addition to established risk factors and their relationship to subjective health and well-being among public sector employees in Sweden...
  83. ncbi Contracting-out health care services: a conceptual framework
    A R Vining
    Faculty of Business Administration, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
    Health Policy 46:77-96. 1999
    ....
  84. ncbi [Evaluation of pharmaceutical assistance in public primary care in Brasilia, Brazil]
    Janeth de Oliveira Silva Naves
    Curso de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:223-30. 2005
    ..Pharmaceutical assistance is essential in health care and a right of citizens according to Brazilian law and drug policies. The study purpose was to evaluate aspects of pharmaceutical assistance in public primary health care...
  85. ncbi Urban primary health care in Africa: a comparative analysis of city-wide public sector projects in Lusaka and Dar es Salaam
    Roger Few
    South Bank University, 202 Wandsworth Rd, London, SW8 2JZ, UK
    Health Place 9:45-53. 2003
    ..compares attempts in two projects-in Zambia and Tanzania-to strengthen urban primary health care in the public sector and make it more inclusive in a dual sense: making quality services more accessible to the poor; and fostering ..
  86. pmc Childhood vaccine purchase costs in the public sector: past trends, future expectations
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General PediatricsUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1982-7. 2002
    ..We examined recent public-sector trends in childhood vaccine costs and estimated future costs...
  87. ncbi Responses to an emerging threat: HIV/AIDS policy in Pakistan
    O A Khan
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Policy Plan 16:214-8. 2001
    ..The conclusion calls for better epidemiological information on HIV/AIDS in the country, development of proactive, evidence-based policies, and socially appropriate implementation of prevention and care measures...
  88. ncbi Relationship between job strain and smoking cessation: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    A Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, International House, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham NG81BB, UK
    Tob Control 18:108-14. 2009
    ..To examine whether job strain (ie, excessive demands combined with low control) is related to smoking cessation...
  89. pmc Improving tuberculosis control through public-private collaboration in India: literature review
    Puneet K Dewan
    International Research and Programs Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 10, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 332:574-8. 2006
    ..To review the characteristics of public-private mix projects in India and their effect on case notification and treatment outcomes for tuberculosis...
  90. ncbi Effect of privatization of the drug distribution system on drug prices in Malaysia
    Z D Babar
    School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health 123:523-33. 2009
    ..Therefore, it was felt that there was a need to undertake a full-scale study to evaluate the effect of privatization of the Malaysian drug distribution system on drug prices...
  91. ncbi Choosing between public and private or between hospital and primary care: responsiveness, patient-centredness and prescribing patterns in outpatient consultations in Bangkok
    Yongyuth Pongsupap
    National Health Security Office, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Trop Med Int Health 11:81-9. 2006
    ..To document differences in provider behaviour between private and public providers in hospital outpatient departments, health centres and clinics in Bangkok, Thailand...
  92. pmc Organisational justice and smoking: the Finnish Public Sector Study
    Anne Kouvonen
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, 8 William Lee Buildings, Nottingham Science and Technology Park, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:427-33. 2007
    ..To examine the extent to which the justice of decision-making procedures and interpersonal relationships is associated with smoking...
  93. ncbi Variations in practice quality in five low-income countries: a conceptual overview
    Jishnu Das
    Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w296-309. 2007
    ..These variations can arise from inequalities in access, inequalities in choices, or inequalities arising from discrimination. We discuss common elements across the studies and draw policy implications for future research and advocacy...
  94. ncbi Staff/bed and staff/patient ratios in South African public sector mental health services
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 92:157-61. 2002
    To document staff/bed and staff/patient ratios in public sector mental health services in South Africa.
  95. ncbi Inter-organizational collaboration projects in the public sector: a balance between integration and demarcation
    Mikael Löfström
    School of Business and Informatics, University of Borås, Boras, Sweden
    Int J Health Plann Manage 25:136-55. 2010
    For several years, the development of the Swedish public sector has been accompanied by a discussion about inter-organizational collaboration, which has been examined in several national experiments...
  96. ncbi Staff/population ratios in South African public sector mental health services
    Crick Lund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 92:161-4. 2002
    To document existing staff/population ratios per 100,000 population in South African public sector mental health services.
  97. ncbi Public sector refraction and spectacle dispensing in low-resource countries of the Western Pacific
    Jacqueline Ramke
    The Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:339-47. 2008
    ..error is a frequent cause of vision impairment, and that there is a high unmet need for spectacles, an appraisal of public sector arrangements for the correction of refractive error was conducted in eight Pacific Island countries.
  98. ncbi Patterns of drug use in the public sector primary health centers of Bhopal district
    Ayesha De Costa
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 9, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pharm World Sci 30:584-9. 2008
    To study drug use in public sector out-patient centers in Bhopal district, Madhya Pradesh Province, India. This study was conducted as part of the provincial health Department's efforts to develop a state drug policy...
  99. ncbi The effectiveness of adapted, best practice guidelines for smoking cessation counseling with disadvantaged, pregnant smokers attending public sector antenatal clinics in Cape Town, South Africa
    Katherine Everett-Murphy
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:478-89. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of a smoking cessation intervention, based on best practice guidelines on the quit rates of disadvantaged, pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa...
  100. ncbi Examining health equity through satisfaction and confidence of patients in primary healthcare in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    Alanna E F Rudzik
    Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:243-50. 2003
    ..These preliminary results support continued efforts in health-sector reforms and call for the enhancement of data on satisfaction through more comprehensive qualitative data-collection methods...
  101. pmc Neighbourhoods and self rated health: a comparison of public sector employees in London and Helsinki
    Mai Stafford
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:772-8. 2004
    ..Neighbourhood variations in health and the contribution of residents' characteristics and neighbourhood indicators were compared in London and Helsinki, two settings where inequality and welfare policies differ...

Research Grants67

  1. Impact of a New Molecular TB Test on TB/HIV Outcomes among HIV-Infected Malawians
    Richard E Chaisson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..12 public sector clinics in southern Malawi will be randomized to 1 of 2 algorithms for TB case detection as part of ICF and ..
  2. Health Promotion and Fitness for Younger and Older Adults With SMI
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..fitness, dietary behaviors, and mental health outcomes for this vulnerable and at-risk population within public sector mental health settings...
  3. Research Training in Mental Health Services and Systems
    Joseph P Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The TP remains committed to interdisciplinary training, a public sector orientation, and a special focus on persons with severe and persistent mental illness...
  4. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OF A MEMBRANE TETRASPANIN VACCINE AGAINST SCHISTOSOMIASIS
    CHARLES RUSSELL MIDDAUGH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Improving PTSD Service Delivery for Veterans with Severe Mental Illness
    Anouk L Grubaugh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with SMI do not participate in trauma/PTSD research, are not treated for their trauma/PTSD symptoms within the public sector settings where they are cared for, and as such, continue to suffer from PTSD related symptoms and distress...
  6. Accelerating Adoption of Childhood Obesity Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Elsie M Taveras; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and test system-level interventions to accelerate the adoption of CER evidence on childhood obesity screening and management and ultimately improve obesity- related health care quality and outcomes in the private and public sector.
  7. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45) Cooperative Agreement
    Craig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..initiatives by strengthening outreach and marketing efforts to increase its client base of 2,190 private and public sector firms and organizations...
  8. Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control
    Ruth E Malone; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..barriers to effective tobacco control advocacy on behalf of active duty service members originating from the public sector;2) Conduct focus groups with members of (a) veterans'groups, (b) public health groups, and (c) tobacco ..
  9. Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control
    Ruth E Malone; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..barriers to effective tobacco control advocacy on behalf of active duty service members originating from the public sector;2) Conduct focus groups with members of (a) veterans'groups, (b) public health groups, and (c) tobacco ..
  10. The Development of a Therapist Feedback System for MDD in Community Mental Health
    MARY BETH GIBBONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2005;Bielski, Ventura, &Chang, 2004;Keller et al., 2000), and response rates for public sector clients are less than 30% (Rush, Trivedi, Carmody, et al., 2004)...
  11. WHONET for automated real-time multilevel global microbial surveillance
    John Stelling; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..efforts of the world's microbiology laboratories - our goal is the development of free solutions in the public sector that can be applied worldwide to mobilize, share, and interpret these data to guide timely and effective ..
  12. Relationship between vaginal micobiota and T. vaginalis acquisition
    OLAMIDE DAPHNA JARRETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..infection) research, investigating clinical outcomes in HIV-infected patients receiving care in a rural public sector clinic...
  13. Evaluating Changes in Biopharmaceutical Therapies for Medicare and other Payers
    Ernst R Berndt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the large government role as purchaser, any price mismeasurement has potentially significant consequences for public sector budgeting...
  14. Droplet Method for Bilayer Assays
    Gregory W Faris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Imaging portion of the NIH Roadmap seeks to facilitate the development of new, small-molecule drugs within the public sector. High-throughput screening of these small molecules is an integral part of the proposed effort...
  15. Implementation of an Evidence-Based PTSD Treatment in Public Sector Settings
    Marylene Cloitre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Four sites (Western Ontario, Boston, New York and Atlanta), each situated within a large public sector mental health network, will enroll 88 treatment-seeking women with PTSD related to interpersonal violence ..
  16. Development of a high throughput HIV assembly screen
    ERIC W BARKLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..announcement "Development of assays for high throughput drug screening," which has the goal of offering public sector researchers opportunities to employ high throughput chemical screening (HTS) methods...
  17. Optimal Micro-Data Switching: An Enhanced Framework and Decision Tool for Confid
    James Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for implementing it, is badly needed and will be of value to many types of organizations, not only in the public sector but also in the private sector, for whom the incentive to publish data is both economic as well as scientific...
  18. Multiple-Impact Effectiveness of a State Supported Employment Policy Initiative
    David Salkever; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We also propose to combine data from multiple public sector databases to expand the range of SE impacts studied, beyond the current research focus on employment outcomes, ..
  19. IRT-based Self-report Screener for Prodromal Schizophrenia &Early Psychosis
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with the development of brief paper and computerized self-report PEP assessments that are appropriate for public sector mental health outpatients, 14-25 years of age...
  20. Promoting Parent Participatory Engagement in Youth Mental Health Services
    Rachel Haine-Schlagel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data necessary to launch an independent program of research to increase PPE and improve the effectiveness of public sector child mental health care...
  21. Assessing providers'reproductive counseling practice for South Africans with HIV
    LYNN TURNER MATTHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and practices of HCWs (counselors, nurses, doctors) providing reproductive counseling to HIV+ men and women in public sector clinics near Durban, South Africa...
  22. Development and Validation of Implementation Climate Measures
    MARK GREGORY EHRHART; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and construct ad criterion-related validity of the measures, and then assess generalizability by validating the factor structure across three public sector service settings: mental health, child welfare, and alcohol/drug services.
  23. Mentoring/Career Development in PTSD Services Research
    Bartley Christopher Frueh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..His main interest is mental health service delivery to trauma survivors in the public sector, including efforts that will address rural disparities and relevant public policy...
  24. Policy to Implementation: Evidence-Based Practice in Community Mental Health
    RINAD SARY BEIDAS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3). This K23 application capitalizes on a planned transformation of child mental healt services in the public sector in the City of Philadelphia...
  25. Internet Intervention to Prevent Major Depressive Episodes
    RICARDO F MUNOZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aim 2. Usability testing of the Website with Spanish- and English-speaking men and women from public sector health clinics to assess and optimize, prior to launching the online pilot study: accessibility to as wide a ..
  26. Washington Circle Performance Measures and Criminal Justice Outcomes
    Deborah W Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will use measures specified by the WC Public Sector Workgroup: initiation and engagement after outpatient treatment, continuity of treatment after detoxification, ..
  27. Sexual Risk Compensation and Male Circumcision Among Men in South Africa
    JOANNE ELLEN MANTELL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, we propose to study sexual risk compensation in public sector medical male circumcision facilities in KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa, to understand behavioral responses to ..
  28. Mississippi TRIALS Research Center
    Angela A Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Based on our HIV prevention experience with juvenile offenders, our knowledge of the public sector treatment system in Mississippi, and the types of drug treatment interventions desired by youth court judges, ..
  29. Examining ART Adherence Issues in Bangalore India
    MARIA L EKSTRAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Preliminary data suggest that some factors that impact adherence may operate somewhat differently in the public sector. We therefore propose to extend our research to a public clinic setting, to examine the applicability of our ..
  30. Preventive Medicine 2012-2014
    Michael A Barry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for the effective practice of Lifestyle Medicine [unreadable] Describe career options and pathways in both the public sector and private sector, and explain the challenges and opportunities present in changing jobs and career focus ..
  31. A Mobile Personal Health Record for Behavioral Health Homes
    Benjamin G Druss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..services researchers, experts in information technology and app design, and policymakers with expertise in public sector integration will help ensure that the study results will help transform care delivery in mental health safety ..
  32. Medical Malpractice, Health Care Costs, and Technology Adoption
    Darius N Lakdawalla; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..both of which have considerable impacts on public health, along with medical spending in the private and public sector. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: There is an enormous amount of controversy over whether and how the malpractice ..
  33. Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training (U45), Cooperative Agreement
    MARK DANIEL CATLIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The target population is employed In a wide range of jobs in hospitals and the public sector. The target population is employed in 40 states with a concentration in New York, California, Connecticut and ..
  34. Preventive Medicine 2010
    Michael A Barry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Describe career options and pathways in both the public sector and private sector, and explain the challenges and opportunities present in changing jobs and career focus ..
  35. Equivalent Weight Loss for Phone and Clinic Weight Management Programs
    Joseph E Donnelly; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We believe the likelihood of translation of this research to the public sector would seem reasonable and promising.
  36. Treatment Adherence Enhancement in Bipolar Disorder
    MARTHA X SAJATOVIC; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Taken together, the proposed project has the potential to greatly advance the care of BD patients who are at greatest risk for poor health outcomes, with findings expected to be generalizable across a variety of treatment settings. ..
  37. Can CHW/PS Promote Lifestyle and Environment Changes to Reduce CVD Risk in Texas
    Maria O Duarte-Gardea; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to foster the sustained integration of the CHW/PS model in these new community based organizations (CBOs) and public sector settings through increased organizational experience and knowledge regarding culturally-tailored lifestyle and ..
  38. METHODS FOR INCOMPLETE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DATA
    Thomas Belin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The application will be to a survey of patients in a study of team-based management in the public sector. Dr. Belin has employed a related model in a study (Belin et al...
  39. Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Zambia HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    JEFFREY SAMUEL ALLEN STRINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the HIV epidemic through our (1) locally-relevant prevention and treatment research, (2) major support to the public sector for provision of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) and HIV treatment services, and (3) ..
  40. Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Zambia HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    Jeffrey S Stringer; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the HIV epidemic through our (1) locally-relevant prevention and treatment research, (2) major support to the public sector for provision of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) and HIV treatment services, and (3) ..
  41. Substance Use Disorder Treatment under New Payment and Delivery System Models
    Haiden A Huskamp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is broad national interest among commercial and public sector health care payers in new models of paying for and delivering health care services in an effort to control health care spending ..
  42. Mental Health Services and Global Trade
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of health and public health services, including mental health services, previously provided in the public sector; this intensely debated orientation has affected policies of the World Health Organization, the Pan American ..
  43. V-BID Center Symposium 2011: The State of Value-Based Insurance Design
    DEAN GORDON SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..V-BID is growing rapidly in both private and public sector prominence...
  44. COST CONTAINMENT & GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFIT GROWTH
    Douglas Coate; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..the effectiveness of managed care cost containment strategies in the group health benefit plans of private and public sector employers in the U.S...
  45. Global Trade and U.S. Health Policies
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project will lead to several products: two journal articles, op-ed and similar articles for newspapers and magazines, a book, and a curriculum module for policy studies, public health, social sciences, and management ..
  46. International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training
    Junaid Abdul Razzak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This will allow for the development of trauma and injury research expertise at a public sector institution in one of the most impoverished and injury prone regions of Pakistan...
  47. Infant Overfeeding in Immigrant Families
    Mark Doescher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Columbia Health Center (CMC), a large public sector clinic with a similar patient base, will serve as the control clinic...
  48. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and physical inactivity among low income, uninsured patient populations (primarily Latinos) served by the public sector clinics of the Venice Family Clinic (VFC) health center system in Los Angeles County...
  49. Service Providers and Early Childhood Development
    Sharon Ghuman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Public sector health services are a key input for improving health and nutrition among young children...
  50. Pilot Study of Assisted Living Facilities in Florida
    Jill Quadagno; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..that ALFs placements are appropriate for some frail elders at risk of nursing home admission, and because the public sector funds for long-term care are increasing in the ALF sector, the implications for serving different vulnerable ..
  51. Women's Empowerment and Sexual Risk in Zambia
    LWENDO MOONZWE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..aspects of the social and economic growth and has devastated individual families, weakened all areas of the public sector, and threatened the long-term national development...
  52. Improving Mental Health Care in Safety Net Medical Settings
    Katherine Anne Comtois; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research with a safety net medical setting focus, using an interdisciplinary approach embedded in an academic-public sector partnership that has existed for several decades...
  53. MANAGED CARE AND MEDICAID DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..question is whether drug abuse treatment services for Medicaid clients should be delivered by traditional public sector agencies or be provided by mainstream private sector organizations...
  54. Molecular Libraries Small Molecule Repository
    DOUG LIVINGSTON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Small Molecule Repository will offer public sector biomedical researchers access to small organic molecules that can be used as chemical probes to study cellular ..
  55. Health & Aging: Understanding Alcohol Use (NIAAA)
    CATHERINE BRUSS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..specific age-related risks for alcohol problems" and serve an important and growing educational need in the public sector. In order to effectively address problems of older adults using alcohol, Terra Nova believes that education is ..
  56. Molecular Libraries Small Molecule Repository
    DOUG LIVINGSTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Small Molecule Repository will offer public sector biomedical researchers access to small organic molecules that can be used as chemical probes to study cellular ..
  57. Molecular Libraries Small Molecule Repository
    DOUG LIVINGSTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Small Molecule Repository will offer public sector biomedical researchers access to small organic molecules that can be used as chemical probes to study cellular ..
  58. Molecular Libraries Small Molecule Repository
    DOUG LIVINGSTON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The Small Molecule Repository will offer public sector biomedical researchers access to small organic molecules that can be used as chemical probes to study cellular ..
  59. ETHNIC MATCHING AND USE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..with practitioners and the relationship of such matching to utilization of mental health services in the public sector. The literature contains many studies of ethnic matching, but few of sufficient scope, rigor, and relevance to ..
  60. PHYSICAL AGGRESSION IN THE MENTALLY ILL ELDERLY
    Paul Bell; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..how physical aggression in the elderly mentally ill impacts patients, program and staff, and policy in the public sector mental health system...
  61. Ambulatory Patient Safety of Clients in Treatment for Substance Abuse
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Most substance abuse treatment [unreadable] services are delivered in public sector programs that typically lack sophisticated information technology...
  62. EARLY ONSET SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Jon McClellan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This program will be developed at Child Study and Treatment Center (CSTC) the public sector tertiary care hospital in Washington State...
  63. Partners in Care for Children
    Bonnie Zima; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus to inform the development of quality improvement interventions for public sector children with ADHD, PCC?s aims culminate to reach the goal of identifying child, provider and system ..
  64. CAPITATED MEDICAID FOR CLIENTS WITH ALCOHOL PROBLEMS
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Prior to the adoption of capitated financing, a cohort of public sector chemical dependence program clients in the greater Portland area had been interviewed using a comprehensive ..
  65. PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICS
    Paul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They thus commonly interact with multiple public sector service agencies in addition to the AOD treatment system...
  66. PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGED CARE--A COMPARATIVE EVALUATION
    Martha Beattie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  67. Adolescent Primary Care Adoption of Substance Use SBI
    Christopher Tompkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..to support and monitor provision of SBI for marijuana and other drugs, alcohol, and tobacco to adolescents in public sector primary care settings; 2...