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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the changing role of scientists, clinicians, ethicists, and educators in advocacy as they rapidly translate their findings to inform practice and policy. Critical efforts ...

    Authors: Rachel Gur-Arie, Sara Johnson and Megan Collins

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2022 11:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. In 2005, Clalit Health Services (CHS), the largest health maintenance organization in Israel, initiated an intervention program aimed at reducing the prevalence rate of infantile anemia (IA). This study evalua...

    Authors: Joseph Meyerovitch, Doron Carmi, Shraga Aviner, Michael Sherf, Doron Comaneshter, Yoseph Laks, Calanit Key, Uri Gabbay and Arnon D. Cohen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2022 11:2

    Content type: Original research article

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  3. In most countries, including those with national health insurance or comprehensive public insurance, some expenses for cancer treatment are borne by the ill and their families.

    Authors: Aviad Tur-Sinai, Damien Urban, Daniel Azoulay, Gil Bar-Sela and Netta Bentur

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2022 11:1

    Content type: Original research article

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  4. For ten years the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research has provided a platform for exchange of knowledge and insights on health policy. It is a unique attempt by scholars and practitioners in one small cou...

    Authors: Martin McKee

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:66

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:63

  5. In the 10 years since its founding, the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research has established itself as an important voice in Israeli and international health policy. The Journal’s ability to combine nation...

    Authors: Richard B. Saltman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:64

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:63

  6. The Israel Journal of Health Policy Research (IJHPR) was launched in January 2012. In December 2021 it will be completing 10 years of continuous publication. I have had the privilege of serving as the journal’...

    Authors: Bruce Rosen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:63

    Content type: Editorial

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:66

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:64

  7. Implementing the JCI Accreditation process as an organizational culture may face resistance. However, the skepticism and involvement of different hospital sectors (medical, nursing, paramedical, and administra...

    Authors: Shiran Bord, Inna Sass, Gila Hayms, Kobi Moskowitz, Hagar Baruch and Fuad Basis

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:74

    Content type: Original research article

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  8. Pediatric trauma, particularly major trauma cases, are often treated in less than optimal facilities by providers who lack training and experience in treating severely injured children. We aimed to develop a m...

    Authors: Raya Tashlizky Madar, Avishay Goldberg, Nitza Newman, Yehezkel Waisman, David Greenberg and Bruria Adini

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:73

    Content type: Original research article

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  9. Clinical pharmacy is an umbrella of pharmaceutical services that is practiced by clinical pharmacists. Clinical pharmacists improve the quality of drug therapy, minimize the risk for drug related problems, red...

    Authors: Eyal Schwartzberg and Eli Marom

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:72

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:37

  10. Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) has been found to reduce viral acquisition among HIV-negative MSM. This cross-sectional study was conducted b...

    Authors: Mor Zohar, Shilo Guy and Levy Itzchak

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:71

    Content type: Original research article

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  11. The quality of pediatric clinical practice is dependent on the training received during residency. It is assumed that the content of the training will adequately prepare pediatricians for the sorts of problems...

    Authors: Frank Oberklaid

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:70

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:45

  12. Domestic violence against women, which is an ancient phenomenon, is still thriving worldwide. The burden of domestic violence that is non-fatal on scene and its consequences in Israel are unknown. The purpose ...

    Authors: Bella Savitsky, Irina Radomislensky, Sharon Goldman, Arielle Kaim and Moran Bodas

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:69

    Content type: Original research article

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  13. The COVID-19 pandemic is the most significant global health event of the past century. The profound and unexpected changes that it brought about have forced healthcare organizations to make far-reaching adjust...

    Authors: Gil Lavie, Orly Weinstein, Yoram Segal and Ehud Davidson

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:68

    Content type: Integrative article

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  14. Doctors use up-to-date communication technology in their personal lives, but the tools they use to communicate with professional colleagues are much more limited. In light of new research exploring the use of ...

    Authors: Shira Fischer

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:67

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:34

  15. Physical distancing contains the corona virus, but compliance with physical distancing across religious minorities in Israel has been shown to be relatively poorer than in the majority population. This study t...

    Authors: Gillie Gabay, Attila Gere, Lior Naamati-Schneider, Howard Moskowitz and Mahdi Tarabieh

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:65

    Content type: Original research article

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  16. The Covid-19 pandemic began in Israel on February 2020. Between February and October 2020, 2 periods of lockdown were imposed on Israeli population.

    Authors: Yael Frenkel Nir, Yuval Levy, Amit Gutkind and Ehud Grossman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:62

    Content type: Original research article

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  17. As of the beginning of March 2021, Israeli law requires the presentation of a Green Pass as a precondition for entering certain businesses and public spheres. Entitlement for a Green Pass is granted to Israeli...

    Authors: Shelly Kamin-Friedman and Maya Peled Raz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:61

    Content type: Integrative article

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  18. Since 2014, the annual number of patients entering our emergency department (ED) has increased significantly. These were primarily Internal Medicine (IM) patients, and of these, 25–30% were admitted. The prese...

    Authors: Joseph Mendlovic, Todd Zalut, Gabriel Munter, Ofer Merin, Amos M. Yinnon and David E. Katz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:59

    Content type: Original research article

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  19. In 2019, a reform of dental services for older adults was implemented in Israel to improve access and reduce barriers that stood in their way. The reform stipulated that preventive and restorative dentistry wo...

    Authors: Ayelet Berg-Warman, Ile Kermel Schiffman, Shlomo P. Zusman and Lena Natapov

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:58

    Content type: Original research article

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  20. Long waiting times (WT) for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) are a challenge in many countries and demand is forecast to increase with ageing populations. Since MRI is essential for diagnosis in numerous medic...

    Authors: Noga Boldor, Sharona Vaknin, Vicki Myers, Nina Hakak, Michel Somekh, Rachel Wilf-Miron and Osnat Luxenburg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:57

    Content type: Original research article

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  21. Developmental-behavioral issues are among the most frequent and disabling conditions of children and adolescents seen in ambulatory settings. Guidelines of the Israeli Pediatric Association and the Israeli Soc...

    Authors: Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot, Davidovitch Michael, Yael Ashkenazi and Zachi Grossman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:56

    Content type: Original research article

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  22. There is an increasing prevalence of developmental difficulties among Israeli children. We aimed to assess whether pediatricians are equipped to diagnose and manage them.

    Authors: Itay Tokatly Latzer, Zachi Grossman, Nimrod Sachs, Orr Yahal, Daniel Even-Zohar, Lior Carmon, Hadar Flor-Hirsch, Amit Ringel, Christopher Fady Farah, Moran Avni-Maskit and Yael Leitner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:45

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:70

  23. Following other countries, Israel passed the Vaccine Injury Compensation Law in 1989, which provides for compensation to vaccine recipients who had suffered injuries without proving negligence. In 2021, after ...

    Authors: Shelly Kamin-Friedman and Nadav Davidovitch

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:54

    Content type: Integrative article

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  24. Reimbursement for cardiac surgical procedures in Israel is uniform and does not account for diversity in costs of various procedures or for diversity in patient mix. In an era of new and costly technology coup...

    Authors: J. Mendlovic, O. Merin, D. Fink, R. Tauber, E. Jacobzon, S. Tager, F. B. Mimouni and S. Silberman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:53

    Content type: Original research article

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  25. This study aimed at exploring the relationships between physical activity, weight control, and psycho-social aspects of the COVID-19 lockdown, which have characterized the Israeli population’s behavior during ...

    Authors: Sima Zach, Javier Fernandez-Rio, Aviva Zeev, Miki Ophir and Sigal Eilat-Adar

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:52

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:55

  26. Body-art, including tattoos and piercings, is steadily increasing world-wide but with relatively limited reporting of adverse outcomes. The objective of the present study was to identify correlates that would ...

    Authors: Liat Korn, Hagit Bonny-Noach, Gideon Koren and Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:39

    Content type: Original research article

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  27. Child injury is a global public health problem. Children spend 25–50% of their daytime in school and risks of school accidents are high. The purpose of this study is to perform a comprehensive analysis of game...

    Authors: Eli Jaffe, Anna Khalemsky and Michael Khalemsky

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:51

    Content type: Original research article

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  28. Continuity of care by the same personal physician is a key factor in an effective and efficient health care system. Studies that support the association between high adherence and better outcomes were done in ...

    Authors: A. Golan-Cohen, G. Blumberg, E. Merzon, E. Kitai, Y. Fogelman, A. Shipotovsky and S. Vinker

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:50

    Content type: Original research article

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  29. Vaccines have contributed to substantial reductions of morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases, mainly in children. However, vaccine hesitancy was listed by the World Health Organization (WHO...

    Authors: Shirly Bar-Lev, Shahar Reichman and Zohar Barnett-Itzhaki

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:49

    Content type: Original research article

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  30. Among the challenges presented by the SARS-CoV2 pandemic are those related to balancing societal priorities with averting threats to population health. In this exceptional context a group of Israeli physicians...

    Authors: Ora Paltiel, Hagit Hochner, David Chinitz, A. Mark Clarfield, Alex Gileles-Hillel, Amnon Lahad, Orly Manor, Ran Nir-Paz, Ari Paltiel, Chen Stein-Zamir, Ekaterina Yazhemsky and Ronit Calderon-Margalit

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:48

    Content type: Perspective

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  31. Many studies have shown significant gaps in mortality, and cause specific mortality by educational status. This study investigated these measures in Israel by educational and ethnic status in recent decades.

    Authors: Nehama Frimit Goldberger and Ziona Haklai

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:47

    Content type: Original research article

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  32. Only several empirical studies have examined substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic in general populations. Most of these studies compared self-reported substances use before the pandemic and during the pa...

    Authors: Hagit Bonny-Noach, Keren Cohen-Louck and Inna Levy

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:46

    Content type: Short communication

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  33. In January 2020, Israel launched a reform mandating Front-of-Package (FOP) labeling on food products. The current study examined the factors affecting consumers’ decision-making regarding the use of FOP labels...

    Authors: Shosh Shahrabani

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:44

    Content type: Original research article

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  34. As of March 31, 2021, Israel had administered 116 doses of vaccine for COVID-19 per 100 population (of any age) – far more than any other OECD country. It was also ahead of other OECD countries in terms of the...

    Authors: Bruce Rosen, Ruth Waitzberg, Avi Israeli, Michael Hartal and Nadav Davidovitch

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:43

    Content type: Integrative article

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  35. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly infectious viral pandemic that has claimed the lives of millions. Personal protective equipment (PPE) may reduce the risk of transmission for health care workers...

    Authors: Tomer Lamhoot, Noa Ben Shoshan, Hagit Eisenberg, Gilad Fainberg, Mansour Mhiliya, Neta Cohen, Orly Bisker-Kassif, Orly Barak, Carolyn Weiniger and Tali Capua

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:41

    Content type: Original research article

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  36. Marked reductions in imaging exams have been documented during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study aimed to examine the effect of the two waves of COVID-19 on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) utilization at the n...

    Authors: Osnat Luxenburg, Mor Saban, Vicki Myers, Sharona Vaknin, Noga Boldor and Rachel Wilf-Miron

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:40

    Content type: Original research article

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  37. Second-grade pupils in Israel have been vaccinated against influenza since the winter of 2016–2017. This study aims to appraise the rate reduction of seasonal influenza vaccine among vaccinated children and th...

    Authors: Noa Shviro Roseman, Natalya Bilenko, Rivka Sheffer and Zohar Mor

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:38

    Content type: Original research article

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  38. Clinical pharmacists have advanced training that enables them to manage medication therapy, including prescribing, titrating, and discontinuing medications, in order to achieve therapeutic goals. In some count...

    Authors: Adam J. Rose, Daniel Witt, Carmil Azran and Ran Nissan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:37

    Content type: Integrative article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:72

  39. During the COVID-19 outbreak, (March 1 - June 15, 2020) citizens expressed sympathy and gratitude towards medical staff through the media, while the entire hospital staff faced the same danger of infection as ...

    Authors: Fuad Basis, Kobi Moskovitz and Shay Tzafrir

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:36

    Content type: Original research article

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  40. Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition affecting children worldwide. Rapid cooling remains the most important feature of emergency management. The accepted preferred method of evaporative cooling in the E...

    Authors: Noy Cohen-Ronen, Ayelet Rimon, Neta Cohen and Tali Capua

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:35

    Content type: Original research article

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  41. Telemedicine has become an integral part of health care delivery in recent years. One of the leading applications for this use is WhatsApp — a free smartphone application that allows instant messaging with pi...

    Authors: Edward Barayev, Omri Shental, Dotan Yaari, Elchanan Zloczower, Itai Shemesh, Michael Shapiro, Elon Glassberg and Racheli Magnezi

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:34

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:67

  42. Israel, the UK, the USA, and some other wealthier countries lead in the implementation of COVID-19 vaccine mass vaccination programmes. Evidence from these countries indicates that their ethnic minorities coul...

    Authors: John A. Reid and Mzwandile A. Mabhala

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:33

    Content type: Commentary

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:60

    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:26

  43. Food allergy can result in life-threatening anaphylaxis and is considered an increasing public health burden. Hospitalized patients are dependent on the hospital menu to meet their nutritional needs; thus, err...

    Authors: Rivki Harari, Orly Toren, Yuval Tal and Tair Ben-Porat

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:32

    Content type: Integrative article

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  44. Neuropsychological assessment provides crucial information about cognitive, behavioral, and socioemotional functioning in medical, educational, legal, and social contexts. During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, th...

    Authors: Ayala Bloch, Sari Maril and Gitit Kavé

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:31

    Content type: Original research article

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  45. Many in-patients require care from practitioners in various disciplines. Consultations most probably have significant implications for hospitalization outcomes.

    Authors: Amir Jarjou’i, Joseph Mendlovic, Ziv Dadon, Marwan Abu Sneineh, Meir Tabi, George Kalak, Yousef R. Jarallah, Amos M. Yinnon and Gabriel Munter

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:19

    Content type: Original research article

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  46. We examined health behaviors and perceptions among medical students and compared them with the results of a previous survey among residents and senior physicians.

    Authors: Rachel Wilf-Miron, Ilya Kagan and Mor Saban

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:13

    Content type: Original research article

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