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  1. In December 2011, Israel launched the National Program to Promote Active, Healthy Lifestyle, an inter-ministerial, intersectoral effort to address obesity and its contribution to the country’s burden of chroni...

    Authors: Yannai Kranzler, Nadav Davidovich, Yonina Fleischman, Itamar Grotto, Daniel S Moran and Ruth Weinstein

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:16

    Content type: Integrative article

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  2. The article by Eshel et al. describes major differences, in terms of demography and health status, between elderly patients who did and those who did not visit primary care physicians for general health check-ups...

    Authors: Vladimir Khanassov, Isabelle Vedel and Howard Bergman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. Findings published in this issue suggest that a substantial subset of the Israeli public generally trusts government, yet is determined to make their own judgments about the need for precautionary action in ce...

    Authors: Lori Uscher-Pines and Arthur L Kellermann

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:12

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. During several months in 2009–2010, the Israeli population was asked to take part in two preparedness programs: Acquisition of gas masks against a potential chemical-warfare attack, and vaccination against the...

    Authors: Baruch Velan, Valentina Boyko, Gilead Shenhar, Liat Lerner-Geva and Giora Kaplan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:11

    Content type: Original research article

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  5. The Editors of Israel Journal of Health Policy Research would like to thank all reviewers, both external and Editorial Board Members, who have contributed to the journal since its inception, and whose valuable su...

    Authors: Bruce Rosen and Avi Israeli

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:9

    Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

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  6. In many countries, NMAs, along with other stakeholders, play a part in the regulation of physicians. The purpose of this paper is to compare and explain the level of involvement of NMAs in physician regulation...

    Authors: Malke Borow, Baruch Levi and Michelle Glekin

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:8

    Content type: Integrative article

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  7. Health care quality indicators encourage outreach programs for screening the elderly who do not voluntarily visit their primary care physician (PCP). The characteristics of this population, however, have never...

    Authors: Nira Eshel, Raanan Raz, Gabriel Chodick and Michal Guindy

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:7

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:46

  8. In Israel, an average of 37 children are born each year with sepsis and another four with meningitis as a result of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease. Israel currently only screens mothers with defined risk ...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg, Arthur I Eidelman, Eric Shinwell, Emilia Anis, Reuven Peyser and Yoram Lotan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:6

    Content type: Original research article

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  9. Compared to OECD countries, Israel has a remarkably low percentage of GDP and of government expenditure spent on health, which are not reflected in worse national outcomes. Israel is also characterized by a re...

    Authors: Amir Shmueli and Avi Israeli

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:5

    Content type: Original research article

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  10. The economic impact and ease of measurement of all-cause hospital readmission rates (HRR) have led to the current debate as to whether they are reducible, and whether they should be used as a publicly reported...

    Authors: Jochanan Benbassat and Mark I Taragin

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:1

    Content type: Integrative article

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  11. The Israel Journal of Health Policy Research (IJHPR) seeks to promote intensive intellectual interactions among scholars and practitioners from Israel and other countries regarding all aspects of health policy an...

    Authors: Avi Israeli and Bruce Rosen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:52

    Content type: Editorial

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  12. In Hirschman’s classic formulation, physicians can signal discontent with their conditions of work by “exiting” (leaving the profession or not entering it in the first place) or by giving “voice” to their conc...

    Authors: Richard L Kravitz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:51

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Obstetric anesthesia workload demand in Israel has increased due to both an increase in the requests for labor analgesia and a marked increase in the cesarean delivery rate. We propose a new workload-driven pe...

    Authors: Yehuda Ginosar, Alex Ioscovich, Charles Weissman, Ronit Calderon-Margalit and Carolyn F Weiniger

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:48

    Content type: Original research article

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  14. If public health agencies are to fulfill their overall mission, they need to have defined measurable targets and should structure services to reach these targets, rather than offer a combination of ill-targete...

    Authors: Douglas F Scutchfield, Ehud Miron and Richard C Ingram

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:46

    Content type: Integrative article

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  15. Deciding which health technologies to fund involves confronting some of the most difficult choices in medicine. As for other countries, the Israeli health system is faced each year with having to make these di...

    Authors: Ofra Golan and Paul Hansen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:44

    Content type: Original research article

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  16. In a paper appearing in this issue, Adini, et al. describe a struggle familiar to many emergency planners—the challenge of planning for all scenarios. The authors contend that all-hazards, or capabilities-base...

    Authors: David E Marcozzi and Nicole Lurie

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:42

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Mortality from causes amenable to health care is a valuable indicator of quality of the health care system, which can be used to assess inter-regional differences and trends over time. This study investigates ...

    Authors: Nehama Goldberger and Ziona Haklai

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:41

    Content type: Original research article

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  18. During the last decade there has been a need to respond and recover from various types of emergencies including mass casualty events (MCEs), mass toxicological/chemical events (MTEs), and biological events (pa...

    Authors: Bruria Adini, Avishay Goldberg, Robert Cohen, Daniel Laor and Yaron Bar-Dayan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:40

    Content type: Original research article

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  19. The Internet is a frequently used source of health information. Adolescents in particular seem to be receptive to online health information (OHI) and often incorporate such information in their decision-making...

    Authors: Yehuda Neumark, Lior Flum, Catalina Lopez-Quintero and Ronny Shtarkshall

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:38

    Content type: Original research article

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  20. This is a commentary on “Attitudes of legal guardians of ventilated ICU patients toward the process of decision making associated with invasive nonlife-saving procedures” by Michael Kuniavsky, Freda DeKeyser G...

    Authors: Linda Emanuel

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:37

    Content type: Commentary

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  21. ICU patients frequently undergo non-life-saving invasive procedures. When patient informed consent cannot be obtained, legal guardianship (LG), often from a close relative, may be required by law. The objectiv...

    Authors: Michael Kuniavsky, Freda DeKeyser Ganz, David M Linton and Sigal Sviri

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:36

    Content type: Original research article

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  22. Nearly two decades ago, researchers first reported that endocrine disrupting chemicals in the environment were affecting reproductive health in the general population. The purpose of this article is to examine...

    Authors: Tamar Berman, Hagai Levine, Ronni Gamzu and Itamar Grotto

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:34

    Content type: Integrative article

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  23. The digital revolution will have a profound impact on how physicians and health care delivery organizations interact with patients and the community at-large. Over the coming decades, face-to-face patient/doct...

    Authors: Jonathan P Weiner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:33

    Content type: Commentary

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  24. Today patients can consult with their treating physician by cell phone or e-mail. These means of communication enhance the quality of medical care and increase patient satisfaction, but they can also impinge o...

    Authors: Roni Peleg and Elena Nazarenko

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:32

    Content type: Original research article

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  25. Second opinion is a treatment ratification tool that may critically influence diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Second opinions constitute one of the largest expenditures of the supplementary health insuran...

    Authors: Geva Greenfield, Joseph S Pliskin, Shlomo Wientroub and Nadav Davidovitch

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:30

    Content type: Original research article

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  26. Bans on smoking in bars and other public places can make an important contribution to public health. However, for these bans to be effective, they require broad public support. Qualitative studies of the attit...

    Authors: Gregory N Connolly

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:29

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. The latest amendment to the ban on smoking in public places in Israel was implemented in 2007, adding pubs and bars (P&B) to the list of public places in which smoking is prohibited. However, smoking in most P...

    Authors: Orna Baron-Epel, Carmit Satran, Vicki Cohen, Anat Drach-Zehavi and Melbourne F Hovell

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:28

    Content type: Original research article

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  28. Since 2000, Israel has had a national program for ongoing monitoring of the quality of the primary care services provided by the country's four competing non-profit health plans. Previous research has demonstr...

    Authors: Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot and Bruce Rosen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:26

    Content type: Original research article

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  29. In 2001, the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disabled Law was implemented, defining a basket of rehabilitation services to which people with mental disabilities are entitled.

    Authors: Tzipi Hornik-Lurie, Nelly Zilber and Yaacov Lerner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:24

    Content type: Original research article

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  30. Continuity of care is critical to achieving the best outcomes, especially for patients with chronic conditions. Israel’s strong commitment to primary care as a central organizing concept of the health system, ...

    Authors: Janet M Corrigan

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:22

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. The study goal was to assess indices of continuity of care in the primary care setting and their association with health outcomes and healthcare services utilization, given the reported importance of continuit...

    Authors: Jacob Dreiher, Doron S Comaneshter, Yael Rosenbluth, Erez Battat, Haim Bitterman and Arnon D Cohen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:21

    Content type: Original research article

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  32. Changes in food supply and eating habits, combined with a dramatic fall in physical activity, have made obesity a global epidemic. Across OECD countries, one in two adults is currently overweight and one in si...

    Authors: Michele Cecchini and Franco Sassi

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:18

    Content type: Commentary

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