To Improve Health and Health Care 1997: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology

To Improve Health and Health Care 1997: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology

by Stephen L. Isaacs, James R. Knickman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787909093
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/03/1997
Series: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Anthology Ser.
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

STEPHEN L. ISAACS is president of the Center for Health and Social Policy, Pelham, New York. JAMES R. KNICKMAN, is vice president of research and evaluation at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

1. Reach Out: Physicians' Initiative to Expand Care to Underserved Americans(Irene M. Wielawski)
2. Improving the Health Care Workforce: Perspectives from Twenty-Four Years' Experience(Stephen L. Isaacs, Lewis G. Sandy, Steven A. Schroeder)
3. A Review of National Access-to-Care Surveys(Marc L. Berk, Claudia L. Schur)
4. Expertise Versus Politics: Efforts to Work with States(Beth A. Stevens, Lawrence D. Brown)
5. The Media and Change in Health Systems(Marc S. Kaplan, Mark A. Goldberg)
6. Addressing the Problem of Medical Malpractice(Joel C. Cantor, Robert A. Berenson, Julia S. Howard, Walter Wadlington)
7. Unmet Need in the Community: The Springfield Study(Susan M. Allen, Vincent Mor)
8. Unexpected Returns: Insights from SUPPORT(Joanne Lynn)
9. Developing Child Immunization Registries: The All Kids Count Program(Gordon H. DeFriese, Kathleen M. Faherty, Victoria A. Freeman, Priscilla A. Guild, Delores A. Musselman, William C. Watson, Jr., Kristin Nicholson Saarlas)
10. The Homeless Families Program: A Summary of Key Findings(Debra J. Rog, Marjorie Gutman)
11. The National Health and Social Life Survey: Public Health Findings and Their Implications(Robert T. Michael)

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