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Effectiveness of the Trauma Team-Staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

Kim TY, Lee SA, Park EC, Huh Y, Jung K, Kwon J, Moon J, Kim J, Kim J, Hwang K, Yun SK, Lee JC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):411-422.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.411
BACKGROUND: Whether there is a difference in outcomes for trauma patients transferring to the helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) according to their previous team composition is controversial. The purpose of...
Assessing Seasonality of Acute Febrile Respiratory Tract Infections and Medication Use

Park J, Choi WS, Lee HY, Kim KH, Kim DS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):402-410.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.402
BACKGROUND: Monitoring appropriate medication categories can provide early warning of certain disease outbreaks. This study aimed to present a methodology for selecting and monitoring medications relevant to the surveillance of...
Current Status and Factors Related to Physical Activity of Older Nursing Home Residents with and without Dementia: Effects of Individual and Institutional Characteristics

Chun S, Kim H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):392-401.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.392
BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) is critical for maintaining the health and well-being of older people in community and also institutional settings. The purpose of this study was to examine the...
The Effect of Population Ageing on Healthcare Expenditure in Korea: From the Perspective of ‘Healthy Ageing’ Using Age-Period-Cohort Analysis

Cho JY, Jeong HS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):378-391.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.378
BACKGROUND: People who were born in different years, that is, different birth cohorts, grow in varying socio-historical and dynamic contexts, which result in differences in social dispositions and physical abilities. METHODS:...
The Effect of Gender on Catastrophic Health Expenditure in South Korea: Gender-Based Approach by Subgroup Analysis

Kim Y, Kim H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):369-377.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.369
BACKGROUND: Catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) occurs when medical expenditure of a household passes over a certain ratio of household income. This research studied the effect of gender on CHE based...
The Composition of Pharmaceutical Expenditure in National Health Insurance and Implications for Reasonable Spending

Lee HJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):360-368.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.360
BACKGROUND: The proportion of pharmaceutical expenditure out of total health-care expenditure in South Korea is high. In 2016, 25.7% of national health insurance (NHI) spending was for pharmaceuticals. Given the...
Trend and Characteristics of High Cost Patients in Health Insurance

Jeong SH, Jang HY, Kang GW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):352-359.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.352
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to propose an analysis of trends and characteristics of high-cost patients who take over 40% of total national health insurance medical expenses. METHODS: It...
Econometric Analysis of the Difference in Medical Use among Income Groups in Korea: 2015

Oh Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):339-351.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.339
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to estimate empirically whether there is a difference in medical use among income groups, and if so, how much. This study applies econometric...
Health Publicness beyond the Healthcare Systems: Focusing on the Concept of Health Security and the Process of Social Dialogue

Moon D, Chung H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):329-338.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.329
The study seeks to widen the discussion from healthcare oriented ‘health publicness’ to human security oriented ‘health publicness’. The shortcomings of previous literatures on health publicness are as follows: (1)...
Direction of Healthcare Expenditure on Research and Development

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Dec;28(4):327-328.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.4.327
The quality of healthcare in Korea is very good, especially in life threatening disease. However, the level of healthcare research in Korea is not good relative to that of engineering....

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