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The Impact of Health Care Coverage on Changes in Self-Rated Health: Comparison between the Near Poor and the Upper Middle Class

Kim J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):390-398.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.390
BACKGROUND: This study aims to analyze the impact of levels of health care coverage on the trajectory of self-rated health, comparing the near-poor which tends to be excluded in traditional...
The Relationship between Cancer Screening Rates and Promotional Methods in Incheon Metropolitan City

Kim JD

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):382-389.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.382
BACKGROUND: National cancer screening reduces mortality from stomach, colon, breast, and cervical cancer. However, cancer screening rates remain lower than 50% in Korea. This research was designed to make effective...
The Effects of Clinical Education Program for Nurses in Regional Public Hospital

Shin Y, Park K, Byun E, Lee D, Ju W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):373-381.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.373
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of clinical education program for nurses in regional public hospital, utilizing the Kirkpatrick's model. METHODS: Kirkpatrik's 4-level model was applied...
Evaluation of the Validity of Risk-Adjustment Model of Acute Stroke Mortality for Comparing Hospital Performance

Choi EY, Kim SH, Ock M, Lee HJ, Son WS, Jo MW, Lee SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):359-372.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.359
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to develop risk-adjustment models for acute stroke mortality that were based on data from Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) dataset and...
Review of Issues for Disability Weight Studies

Ock M, Ko S, Lee HJ, Jo MW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):352-358.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.352
Summary measures of population health (SMPHs) have been used to estimate the burden of diseases. Among various type of SMPHs, disability adjusted life year (DALY) and healthy life expectancy (HALE)...
The Effects of Insurance Types on the Medical Service Uses for Heart Failure Inpatients: Using Propensity Score Matching Analysis

Choi S, Kwak JM, Kang HC, Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):343-351.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.343
BACKGROUND: This study aims to analyze the effects of insurance types on the medical service uses for heart failure inpatients using propensity score matching (PSM). METHODS: 2014 National inpatient sample based...
Analysis on the Determinants of Therapeutic Materials Expenditure in National Health Insurance

Byeon JO, Lee JH, Kim YR, Lee HJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):333-342.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.333
BACKGROUND: The use of therapeutic materials based on new health technology has increased in recent years in the field of medicine, raising concerns for medical practitioners regarding increased spending on...
The Influence of Violence Experience on the Job Stress among Hospital Employees Working at Administration and Discharging Department

Choi YY, Han MA, Park J, Choi SW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):325-332.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.325
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence was recognized to be social problems that might impact the health status and the job satisfaction of employee in hospitals. This study investigated the current status of...
Development and Adjustment of Indicators for Underserved Area

Kwak MY, Lee TH, Hong HS, Na BJ, Kim Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):315-324.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.315
Underserved area is a region that has a lack of healthcare resources. In the context of Korea, however, there are not enough detailed criteria for underserved areas. In this study,...
Long-Term Care Utilization among End-of-Life Older Adults in Korea: Characteristics and Associated Factors

Yoon NH, Kim H, Kwon S

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):305-314.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.305
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to examine the characteristics of and factors associated with long-term care (LTC) utilization under public long-term care insurance (LTCI) among end-of-life older adults...
The Development of Korean Rehabilitation Patient Group Version 1.0

Hwang S, Kim A, Moon S, Kim J, Kim J, Ha Y, Yang O

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):289-304.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.289
BACKGROUND: Rehabilitations in subacute phase are different from acute treatments regarding the characteristics and required resource consumption of the treatments. Lack of accuracy and validity of the Korean Diagnosis Related...
Introduction Process of the Tobacco Graphic Health Warning Law in Korea: Analysis on the National Assembly Minutes

Hwang JE, Cho SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):279-288.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.279
Graphic health warning on the tobacco product package is a cost-effective tobacco control policy to convey information on harmful effect of tobacco use to health, and it is known not...
Analysing the Effects of Regional Factors on the Regional Variation of Obesity Rates Using the Geographically Weighted Regression

Kim DY, Kwak JM, Seo EW, Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):271-278.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.271
BACKGROUND: This study purposed to analyze the relationship between regional obesity rates and regional variables. METHODS: Data was collected from the Korean Statistical Information Service (KOSIS) and Community Health Survey in...
Strategy for Strengthening Community-Based Public Health Policy

Kim DH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):265-270.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.265
Public health system for more prevention-oriented health promotion rather than hospital-based curative service, focusing population rather than individual, and comprehensive health management in the local community strongly needs to be...
Public Health Policy and Health Equity

Kim CY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):256-264.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.256
Equity-focused public health policy has solid theoretical and practical basis, in addition to ethical one. In the Republic of Korea (hereafter Korea), however, equity in health has not had a...
The Concept and Challenges for Public Health Systems

Bae SS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):246-255.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.246
The study of public health systems is an important, but very difficult task. The concept and functions of public health systems are influenced by the views, interests, and influence of...
The 9th Global Conference for Health Promotion and Shanghai Declaration

Park YH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Dec;26(4):243-245.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.4.243
The 9th Global Conference for Health Promotion has been held in Shanghai after 30 years of the first Global Conference for Health Promotion in Ottawa, Canada. In the conference, the...

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