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Impact of Changes in Medical Aid Status on Health Care Utilization

Kim W, Nam CM, Lee SG, Park S, Kim TH, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):513-522.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.513
BACKGROUND: South Korea operates a Medical Aid (MA) program targeting selected low-income individuals to ensure medical service delivery to the disadvantaged while enhancing self-sufficiency of work-capable beneficiaries. However, as reasons...
Role Ambiguity of Comprehensive Nursing Care Unit Nurses: A Concept Analysis

Lee J, Kim Y, Moon S, Jeong E, Park H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):502-512.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.502
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to identify role ambiguity of comprehensive nursing care unit nurses. METHODS: A concept analysis method by Walker and Avant was used to understand role...
Analysis of Wage Determinants of Care Workers

Na YK, Jeong HS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):496-501.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.496
BACKGROUND: In this study, wage status and wage determinants of care workers were analyzed. METHODS: The analysis used database (DB) of long-term care institutions, DB of long-term care institutions, DB of...
Factors Affecting of Relevance Index of the Regional Public Hospital: Focused on Refined Diagnosis-Related Group Impacts

Yoon A, Woo KS, Shin YJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):482-495.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.482
BACKGROUND: An important function of the regional public hospital is to satisfy the basic medical needs of the community through the stable provision of high-quality medical services. The purpose of...
Association between Arthritis and Socio-Demographic Factors in Korean Elderlies: The National Survey of Korean Elderly (2014, 2017) Dataset Analysis

Ha W, Park K, Kim T, Lee K, Lee Y, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):469-481.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.469
BACKGROUND: As South Korea is becoming an aged society very rapidly, the increase in osteoarthritis prevalence raises various public health issues in this country. This study aimed to explore the...
Relationship between Physical Function Factors and Discrimination Experiences of the Elderly in Korea: The 2014 and 2017 National Survey on Living Conditions and Welfare Needs of Korean Older Persons

Lee K, Yong W, You C, Lee Y, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):454-468.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.454
BACKGROUND: Supporting the elderly population is presented as a social issue, and it affects age discrimination, which forms a negative perception and avoids the elderly. Since age discrimination lowers the...
Relationship between the Distribution of Comorbidity and Length of Stay and Medical Cost for Planning Integrated Community Care Services among Inpatients at a Seoul Municipal Hospital

Kim JH, Noh JW, Lee Y, So Y, Hong H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):445-453.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.445
BACKGROUND: This study is to investigate the association between the distribution of multimorbidity and length of stay and medical expenses among inpatients in a municipal hospital to achieve an integrated...
Factors Associated with Self-Rated Health among Poor Glycemic Control Group with Diabetes Mellitus: The 4th–6th Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2007–2015)

Lee S, Kim H, Kim K, Lee Y, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):431-444.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.431
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to properly manage diseases such as blood sugar control so that patients with diabetes can benefit from both medication and health activities. Also, these health practices...
Association between Educational Level of Parents and Adolescent Depression Feeling: Based on 14th Korean Youth Health Behavior Survey

Kang PM, Yoon CY, Kim YJ, Kim JH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):422-430.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.422
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to demonstrate the association between the education level of parents and adolescent depression feeling. METHODS: We used the chi-square test and the multiple logistic regression model to...
A Comparative Study on the Factors Affecting the Successful Aging between Users and Non-users of Kyung-ro-dang for Community Care Policy Activation

Song GR, Nam EW, Jin KN

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):412-421.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.412
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to identify the status of Successful Aging among the elderly aged 65 and over in rural areas and to compare factors related with...
Factors Associated with the Non-screening Status of Cervical Cancer Screening Test in Korean Adult Women: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010–2012)

Choi WM, Han NK, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):399-411.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.399
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to explore the associations of social-demographic, health-behavioral, and woman-specific factors with the non-screening status of the cervical cancer screening test in Korean adult women. METHODS: This study...
Review the Governance of Graduate Medical Education

Park HK, Park YH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):394-398.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.394
Education on the physician continues with undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and continuous medical education. The countries such as the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, German, and others...
Healthcare Legislation Cases in the National Assembly Petition System: Focused on Petitions to the Health and Welfare Committee of the 13th National Assembly through the 20th Assembly

Ryu CU

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):382-393.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.382
The right to petition is a classical right of the people in constitutional states, and in Korea, it is a statutory right in the Constitution, the National Assembly Law, the...
Direction of Healthcare Reform for Sustainability

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Dec;29(4):379-381.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.4.379
Korea's healthcare is in great danger of sustainability. In 2020, the baby boomer will begin to be older, and there is no promise that the total fertility rate of 1.0...

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