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Health in All Policies: The Evolution of Health Promotion and Intersectoral Cooperation

Jhang WG

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):79-91.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.79
'Health in All Policies' is a new strategy for governance for health in 21st century. The evolution of health promotion has affected the creation of the strategy through the efforts...
Comorbidity Adjustment in Health Insurance Claim Database

Kim KH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):71-78.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.71
The value of using health insurance claim database is continuously rising in healthcare research. In studies where comorbidities act as a confounder, comorbidity adjustment holds importance. Yet researchers are faced...
Impact of Selective Health Benefit on Medical Expenditure and Provider Behavior: Case of Gastric Cancer Surgery

Cho SJ, Ko JA, Choi Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):63-70.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.63
BACKGROUND: Selective health benefit was introduced for decreasing economic burden of patients. Medical devices with economic uncertainty have been covered as selective health benefit by National Health Insurance since December...
Exploratory Study of Publicness in Healthcare Sector through Text Network Analysis

Min HS, Kim CY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):51-62.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.51
BACKGROUND: The publicness concept in healthcare has been built to its social consensus relying on historical context, with the result that the meaning of publicness has a great diversity and...
Patient and Hospital Characteristics of Long-Stay Admissions in Long-Term Care Hospitals in Korea

Jeon B, Kim H, Kwon S

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):39-50.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.39
BACKGROUND: This study examined patient and hospital factors related to long-stay admissions in long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) among older people in Korea. METHODS: We analyzed health insurance claims data, entitlement data,...
Spatial Distribution of Diabetes Prevalence Rates and Its Relationship with the Regional Characteristics

Jo EK, Seo EW, Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):30-38.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.30
This study purposed to analyze the relationship between spatial distribution of Diabetes prevalence rates and regional variables. The unit of analysis was administrative districts of city·gun·gu. Dependent variable was the...
The Impact of Poverty on Self-Rated Health in Philippines: A Mediated Moderation Model of Health Behaviors and Family and Friend Support

Kim JW, Kim D, Nam EW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):24-29.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.24
BACKGROUND: Socio-economical status, represented by poverty, is a potent factor in predicting health status, because preventable illness and death occurs due to poverty and socio-economical situation. This study aims to...
Regional Disparity of Cardiovascular Mortality and Its Determinants

Kang HJ, Kwon S

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):12-23.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.12
BACKGROUND: Many studies have explained regional disparities in health by socioeconomic status and healthcare resources, focusing on differences between urban and rural area. However some cities in Korea have the...
Hospital Admission Rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in South Korea: Could It Be Used as an Indicator for Measuring Efficiency of Healthcare Utilization?

Jeong KJ, Kim J, Kang HY, Shin E

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):4-11.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.4
BACKGROUND: Hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs), which are widely used as an indicator of poor access to primary care, can be used as an efficiency indicator of...
Strategy of Research for Developing Model of Community Based Non-Communicable Diseases Control and Prevention

Park YH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Mar;26(1):1-3.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.1
The prevalence of non-communicable disease (NCD) has been continuously increasing due to population ageing, and the change in consumption and lifestyle patterns. Cancers, cerebrovascular diseases, and hypertensive diseases have been...

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