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Association between Weekend Admission and In-hospital Mortality among Cardiovascular Patients in Korea

Lee SA, Park EC, Shin J, Ju YJ, Lee HY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):237-244.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.237
BACKGROUND: Weekend admission is known for having association with increased mortality attributed by poor quality of care and severe patients. We investigated the association between hospital admission on weekends and...
The Impact of Weekend Admission and Patient Safety Indicator on 30-Day Mortality among Korean Long-Term Care Insurance Beneficiaries

Shin J, Kim JH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):228-236.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.228
BACKGROUND: This study investigates the impact of weekend admission with a patient safety indicator (PSI) on 30-day mortality among long-term insurance beneficiaries. METHODS: Data were obtained from the National Health Insurance...
Between-Hospital Variation in All-Cause Mortality for Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations in Older People

Kim JH, Lee Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):220-227.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.220
BACKGROUND: Potentially avoidable hospitalizations (PAH) contribute to an increased post-discharge mortality. METHODS: To investigate the between-hospital variation and the relationship between all predictors and mortality after discharge among older adults with...
2018 Current Health Expenditures and National Health Accounts in Korea

Jeong HS, Shin JW, Moon SW, Choi JS, Kim H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):206-219.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.206
This paper aims to demonstrate current health expenditure (CHE) and National Health Accounts of the years 2018 constructed according to the SHA2011, which is a manual for System of Health...
Determinant Factors in Cost to Feed for Long-Term Care Facilities Residents

Kwon J, Han EJ, Jang H, Lee HS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):195-205.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.195
BACKGROUND: The food and food service influence the quality of life and the general health condition of older persons living in long-term care (LTC) facilities. Purchasing good food materials is...
Association of Supplementary Private Health Insurance Type with Unmet Health Care Needs

Han JW, Kim DJ, Min IS, Hahm MI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):184-194.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.184
BACKGROUND: The extent of coverage rate of the public health insurance is still insufficient to meet healthcare needs. Private health insurance (PHI) plays a role to supplement coverage level of...
Incidence Rate and Characteristics of Falls in Patients Using Comprehensive Nursing Care Service

Son J, Park BK, Lee CH, Ahn KH, Kim JN, Park MH, Choi EY, Boo EH, Kang MJ, Hong JH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):172-183.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.172
BACKGROUND: Falls are the most frequent adverse events reported in hospitals. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence rate and characteristics of falls in patients who used...
Analysis of the Health Expenditure and Medical Usage Difference of the Baby Boomers between Male and Female: Depression as a Mediators

Jeong JY, Jeong JY, Cha SJ, Lee HJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):160-171.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.160
BACKGROUND: This study purposed to compare the difference on medical utilization and health expenditure of baby boomer generation by depression between gender. METHODS: Korea Welfare Panel Survey 2016, provided by the...
A Survey on the Level and Related Factors of Health Literacy in Korean People

Kim J, Park CY, Kang S

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):146-159.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.146
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to measure the Korean health literacy level and to analyse its gaps according to the factors of socioeconomic and health status and health...
A Social Network Analysis of Research Key Words Related Smoke Cessation in South Korea

An ES

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):138-145.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.138
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is supposed to figure out the keyword network from 2009 to 2018 with social network analysis and provide the research data that can help...
The Calculation of Geographic Practice Cost Index and the Feasibility of Using It in Korean Payment System

Kim H, Chung SH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):130-137.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.137
The fee-for-service system is used as the main payment system for health care providers in Korea. It has been argued that it can't reflect differences in the medical practice costs...
Designing the Sickness Benefit Scheme in South Korea: Using the Implication from Schemes of Advanced Nations

Jung HW, Sohn M, Chung H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):112-129.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.112
Currently, the South Korean Government does not provide sickness benefits from the National Health Insurance, which is different from most other Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries. The sickness...
A Review of Improvements for Providing Safe and Secure Environments for Medical Treatment

Choe AR, Kim SE, Baek KH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):105-111.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.105
On December 31, 2018, an incident occurred where a doctor was attacked and killed by a patient carrying a lethal weapon in the outpatients' clinic of the psychiatric department of...
The First Comprehensive Plan of National Health Insurance

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Jun;29(2):99-104.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.2.99
On May 1, 2019, the Minister of Health and Welfare announced publicly the first Comprehensive Plan of National Health Insurance (NHI). The Comprehensive Plan which is the 5-year plan including...

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