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  1. Content type: Original research article

    Specialty selection by medical students determines the future composition of the physician workforce. Selection of career specialties begins in earnest during the clinical rotations with exposure to the clinic...

    Authors: Charles Weissman, Rachel Yaffa Zisk-Rony, Josh E Schroeder, Yoram G Weiss, Alex Avidan, Uriel Elchalal and Howard Tandeter

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:13

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    Surveys of nursing supplies around the world have furnished a better understanding of the structure of the workforce, helped identify shortages, and plan professional training. This study aimed to examine the ...

    Authors: Nurit Nirel, Shoshana Riba, Sima Reicher and Orly Toren

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:11

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    National planning and management of the physician workforce is a multifaceted, difficult, and even controversial activity. It is an important subset of overall health workforce planning and management, which c...

    Authors: Stephen C Schoenbaum

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:14

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  4. Content type: Integrative article

    Palliative care was established rapidly in some countries, while in other countries its establishment has taken a different trajectory. This paper identifies core steps in developing a medical specialty and ex...

    Authors: Netta Bentur, Linda L Emanuel and Nathan Cherney

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:9

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  5. Content type: Integrative article

    The paper explores the patterns of coexistence of alternative/complementary health care (CAM) and conventional medicine in Israel in the cultural, political, and social contexts of the society. The data are dr...

    Authors: Judith T Shuval and Emma Averbuch

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:7

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  6. Content type: Commentary

    Palliative care is increasingly available and the importance of its role increasingly recognized. International work toward making palliative care a basic human right underscores the growing need to ensure com...

    Authors: Barrie R Cassileth

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:10

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  7. Content type: Integrative article

    Shared decision making (SDM) - involving patients in decisions relevant to their health - has been increasingly influential in medical thought and practice around the world. This paper reviews the current stat...

    Authors: Talya Miron-Shatz, Ofra Golan, Mayer Brezis, Gil Siegal and Glen M Doniger

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:5

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  8. Content type: Original research article

    The National Program for Quality Indicators in Community Healthcare in Israel (QICH) was developed to provide policy makers and consumers with information on the quality of community healthcare in Israel. In w...

    Authors: Dena H Jaffe, Amir Shmueli, Arie Ben-Yehuda, Ora Paltiel, Ronit Calderon, Arnon D Cohen, Eran Matz, Joseph K Rosenblum, Rachel Wilf-Miron and Orly Manor

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:3

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  9. Content type: Commentary

    Israel has made impressive progress in improving performance on key measures of the quality of health care in the community in recent years. These achievements are all the more notable given Israel's modest ov...

    Authors: Mark R Chassin

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:4

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    There is enormous scope to learn lessons from health systems in other countries. The challenge is to learn the right lessons. The Israel Journal of Health Policy Research offers an important new platform where...

    Authors: Martin McKee

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:2

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