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Position Value for Relative Comparison of Healthcare Status of Korea in 2016

Oh SS, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):90-97.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.90
This study investigated the healthcare status of South Korea and member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). By employing the position value for relative comparison index,...
Catastrophic Health Expenditure and Trend of South Korea in 2017

Kim Y, Choi DW, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):86-89.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.86
Catastrophic health expenditure refers to spending more than a certain level of household's income on healthcare expenditure. The aim of this study was to investigate the proportion of households that...
Unmet Healthcare Needs Status and Trend of Korea in 2017

Kim HJ, Jang J, Park EC, Jang SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):82-85.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.82
Unmet healthcare needs are being used as an important indicator of the accessibility of healthcare services worldwide. To examine current status and trends of unmet needs in Korea, we used...
Suicide Related Indicators and Trends in Korea in 2017

Kwon J, Yang J, Ju YJ, Park EC, Jang SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):77-81.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.77
Suicide is a major public health issue that causes over 800,000 deaths each year globally. Korea ranks high in suicide rates, in which around 24.3 per 100,000 individuals are reported...
Association between Self-Reported Sleep Duration and Diabetes Mellitus: Data from a 7-Year Aggregated Analysis

Kim JH, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):68-76.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.68
BACKGROUND: This study investigates the association between sleep duration and diabetes mellitus (DM) in a large representative population-based survey in South Korea. METHODS: The fourth (2007–2009), fifth (2010–2012), and sixth (2013)...
College Alcohol Study for Alcohol-Related Behaviors and Problems

Ju YJ, Oh SS, Park SI, Lee HJ, Yoo MG, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):58-67.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.58
BACKGROUND: In this study, we aimed to investigate the drinking behaviors and drinking-related problems of college students in South Korea to produce national alcohol statistics. METHODS: We carefully examined the questionnaires...
Factors Affecting Cultural Competence of Nurses Caring for Foreign Patients

Ahn JW, Jang HY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):49-57.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.49
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the cultural competence of nurses caring for foreign patients in general hospitals. METHODS: The subjects are 308 nurses who work in general...
Changes in the Medical Cost and Practice Pattern according to the Implementation of per Diem Payment in Hospice Palliative Care

Lim MN, Choi SW, Ryu SY, Han MA

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):40-48.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.40
BACKGROUND: As of July 2015, per diem payment was changed from fee for service Therefore, this study aims to analyse changes in medical charges and medical services before and after...
The Influence Factors on the Performance of Regional Public Hospitals

Lee HJ, Lee DW, Jeong JY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):27-39.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.27
BACKGROUND: This study is designed to estimate the factors that affect the level of three different performance (publicity, efficiency, profitability) among regional public hospitals. METHODS: The units of analysis are the...
Evaluation of the Effectiveness and the Level of Self-Management Support on the Metabolic Syndrome Management Program at Public Health Centers in Seoul Metropolitan City

Kim DO

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):19-26.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.19
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and the level of self-management support on the Metabolic Syndrome Management Program at public health centers in Seoul metropolitan...
Practical Examples of the Comprehensive Strategy of Japanese Dementia Policy: Kumamoto Model by Kumamoto Province

Joo J, Kwon YJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):11-18.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.11
The purpose of this research is to introduce the best practice of the Japanese national dementia strategy and explore implications to the Korean national dementia strategy. Interview was conducted among...
The Government Policies of New Tobacco Products: Strategies for Managing Electronic Cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products

Park MB

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):4-10.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.4
The term new tobacco products (NTPs) refers to the new alternatives to conventional cigarettes. There are several kinds of NTPs in South Korea. The present study discusses the most widely...
The Need of Integrated Approach for Suicide Prevention

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Mar;29(1):1-3.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.1.1
Suicide is a major problem in Korean health care and a serious social problem. In Korea, 12,463 people (24.3 per 100,000) lost their lives due to suicide in 2017. Although...

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