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Position Value for Relative Comparison of Healthcare Status of Korea among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Countries, 2015

Chae W, Lee SA, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):98-103.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.98
This study aims to evaluate the status of Korean healthcare among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries and to monitor the trend of health care status since 2000. The...
Catastrophic Health Expenditure and Trend of South Korea in 2016

Choi DW, Kim W, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):95-97.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.95
Catastrophic health expenditure refers to when a household spends more than 40 percent of disposable income for out-of-pocketexpenses for healthcare. This study investigates the percentage of South Korean household which...
Unmet Healthcare Needs Status and Trend of Korea in 2016

Jang J, Yoon HJ, Park EC, Jang SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):91-94.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.91
Unmet healthcare needs do not end with the phenomenon itself, but lead to possibilities of increased severity of illness. Missed opportunities for treatment at the right timing increase possibilities of...
Suicide Related Indicators and Trends in Korea in 2016

Yang J, Ju YJ, Park EC, Jang SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):87-90.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.87
Suicide has been a public health issue in many countries, and Korea has ranked highest suicide rate among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries over a decade. To...
An Analysis of Economic Value of the Old-age Preparation Service

Ahn KA, Rhee HC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):77-86.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.77
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to emphasize the importance and necessity of the government's old-age preparation service by measuring the economic value of the old-age service and the...
Determinants of North Korean Refugees' Trust in South Korea Health Service

Um TR, Min HJ, Lee TH, Lee EJ, Jin KN

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):70-76.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.70
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the determinants of North Korean refugees' trust in South Korea health service. METHODS: This study surveyed 168 North Korean refugees aged 19...
Impact of Hospital Specialization on Hospital Charge, Length of Stay and Mortality for Lumbar Spine Disease Inpatients

Kim JH, Park EC, Kim YH, Kim TH, Lee KS, Lee SG

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):53-69.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.53
BACKGROUND: This study investigates association modified category medical specialization (CMS) and hospital charge, length of stay (LOS), and mortality among lumbar spine disease inpatients. METHODS: This study used National Health Insurance...
Utilization of Hospitals Located Outside Patients' Residential Areas among Those with Acute Cerebral Infarction

Lee SY, Kim SJ, Park KY, Kim JM, Kim HJ, Lee C, Shin E

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):48-52.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.48
BACKGROUND: The current study evaluated the hospital utilization and characteristics of patients who received health care services for acute cerebral infarction outside their own residential area. METHODS: Using the 2014 national...
Medical Experiences and Unmet Health Care Perception among Elderly People with Chronic Disease

Min DH, Cho JY, Kim JG, Seo SJ, Kim MK, Shim EH, Cha YH, Kim CY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):35-47.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.35
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to elucidate the context of medical experience and the perception of unmet healthcare of elderly people with chronic diseases based on in-depth interview...
Curriculum Analysis on Health Management Schools in Republic of Korea: Focusing on Relationship with Licence and Certification

Lee Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):23-34.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.23
BACKGROUND: This study aims to conduct curriculum analysis on health management schools focusing on relationship with licence and certification in Republic of Korea. METHODS: Possible employment field, licence and certification as...
Analysis of Related Factors and Regional Variation of Mortality in Seoul

Kim S, Kim JM, Park CY, Lee CW, Lee SG, Shin E

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):15-22.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.15
BACKGROUND: Health is affected by various local factors. This study aims to investigate the age-standardized mortality variation of Seoul as well as the characteristics of the factors related to the...
Association of a Combination between Actual Body Mass Index Status and Perceived Body Image with Anxiety and Depressive Condition in Korean Men and Women: The Fifth and Sixth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010–2014)

Lee H, Chung W, Lim S, Han E

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):3-14.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.3
BACKGROUND: Both objective body shape and perceived body image have been known to influence the mental health. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship of a combination...
The 30th Anniversary of the Korean Academy of Health Policy and Management

Park YH, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Mar;28(1):1-2.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.1.1
The Korean Academy of Health Policy and Management (KAHPM) is on its 30th anniversary in 2018. The KAHPM is the first academic society in the field of health policy and...

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