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Giving health Web sites a checkup (March 2001)
Seattle-area hospitals are carving out a niche in international medical services; Seattle Times, Sunday, November 8, 1998
Built Environment, Well Being , and Active Living Executive Summary. Budget pressures are causing governments to review health care policy. The new trend in health policy, exemplified by the Evans-Stoddart or Mustard-Frank approaches, puts more emphasis on social and physical environments than on... [7 Dec 95]
Allen, John C. and Don A. Dillman, "Medical Care: Fulfilling the Old Doctor's Account and Getting a Replacement," Ch.8 in: Against all Odds: Rural Community in the Information Age. Boulder: Westview, 1994 [HN79.W2.A43]
Armstrong, Jill. Uganda's AIDS Crisis: Its Implications for Development. Discussion Papers, No.298. Washington D.C.: World Bank 1995 (US$ 8.95 paper) ISBN 0-8213-3437-9 [Abstract in JEL June 1996, p.907]
Bronkesh, Sheryl J. et al., "Market-Based Strategic Planning," Ch.2 in: Outpatient Rehabilitation Services: A Guide to Planning and Management. (American Hospital Association). pp.47f. "Place" (distribution/accessibility)
Charlesworth, J., J.Clarke, and A. Cochrane, "Managing Local Mixed Economies of Care," Environment & Planning A, 1995, Vol.27, pp.1419-35.
Cliff, Andrew and Peter Haggett. "Disease Implications of Global Change," in: Johnston, R.J. et al., Geographies of Global Change, 1995, Ch.13, pp.206ff.
Cooper, P.F. and A.C.Monheit, "Does Employment Related Health Insurance Inhibit Job Mobility," Inquiry vol.30 (Winter 1994), pp.400-416.
Crowley, Walt. To Serve the Greatest Number: A History of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1996.
Cutler, David M., "A Guide to Health Care Reform," Journ. of Econ. Perspectives 8(3), Summer 1994, 13-29.
Drummond, Michael F., et al., Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programs. 2nd ed., Oxford UP 1997 (320pp.)
Dudzinski-C.S.; Erekson-O.H.; Ziegert-A.L. Estimating an hedonic translog cost function for the home health care industry. Applied-Economics. 1998; 30(9): 1259-1267
Frank, R.G. and D.S.Salkever, "Nonprofit Organizations in the Health Sector," Journal of Economic Perspectives 8(4), Fall 1994, 129-144.
Fuchs, Victor R., "Economics, Values, and Health Care Reform," American Economic Review 86(1), March 1996, pp.1-24.
Gellert,-G.-A.; Maxwell,-R.-M.; Higgins,-K.-V.; Kim-Khanh-Mai,; Lowery,-R., Barriers to health care access and utilization among Vietnamese Americans in southern California. Health-and-Place. 1995. 1(2), pp 91-99.
GESLER, W.M.: The Cultural Geography of Health Care. London 1991.
Gesler, Wilbert M. and Thomas C. Ricketts, eds., Health in Rural North America: The Geography of Health Care Services and Delivery. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers Univ.Press, 1992. [reviewed in: Annals (AAG) 83(3), pp.528-9]
Hemenway, David. "The Optimal Location of Doctors," New England Journal of Medicine 306(7), 1982, pp.397-401.
Henderson,-G.; Akin,-J.; Li-Zhiming,; Jin-Shuigao,; Ma-Haijiang,; Ge-Keyou, Equity and the utilization of health services: report of an eight- province survey in China. Social-Science-and-Medicine. 1994. 39(5), pp 687-699.
HENRY, NORAH F., (Editors: Frazier,-J.W.; Epstein,-B.J.), Socio-spatial dimensions of health-seeking behavior in an urban elderly population. in: Proc. of applied geography conferences, vol. 4, 1981. (Dept. Geography, SUNY, Binghamton), 1981, pp 34-38, fig, 2 tables, 8 refs.
Laires, M.F., M.J.Ladeira, and J.P.Christensen, eds., Health in the Communications Age. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 1995.
Lepper, Marion J. C. et al, THE ADDED VALUE OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1995.
Home care & managed care : strategies for the future / edited by Eric B. Linne. Chicago : American Hospital Pub., c1995. Home-care-services -- Economic-aspects -- United-States. Managed-care-programs -- United-States. Home-care-services -- United-States -- Administration. Home-Care-Services -- organization--administration. Managed-Care-Programs -- organization--administration. [Health Sciences Book Stacks WY 115 H763 1995.]
Liu-L.; Hader-J.; Brossart-B.; White-R.; Lewis-S. Impact of rural hospital closures in Saskatchewan, Canada. Social-Science-and-Medicine. 2001; 52(12): 1793-1804
Lovett-A.; Haynes-R.; Sunnenberg-G.; Gale-S., Car travel time and accessibility by bus to general practitioner services: A study using patient registers and GIS. Social-Science-and-Medicine. 2002; 55(1): 97-111
Lowe, J.M. and A.Sen, Gravity Model Applications in Health Planning: Analyses of an Urban Hospital Market," Journal of Regional Science, 36 (1996), 437-62.
Luke, Roice et al., "Quasi Firms: Strategic Interorganizational Forms in the Health Care Industry," Academy of Management Review 14(1), 1989, pp.9-19.
Magnani,-R.J.; Rice,-J.C.; Mock,-N.B.; Abdoh,-A.A.; Mercer,-D.M.; Tankari,-K. The impact of primary health care services on under-five mortality in rural Niger. International-Journal-of-Epidemiology. 1996. 25/3, 568-577.
Malczewski, J.; Ogryczak,-W. An interactive approach to the central facility location problem: locating pediatric hospitals in Warsaw. Geographical Analysis. 1990. 22(3), pp 244-258.
Martin, D. and H.C.W.L. Williams, "Market-Area Analysis and Accessibility to Primary Health-Care Centres," Environment and Planning A vol.24, 1992, pp.1009-1019.
Mason, James, Finding Health Resources on the Internet--The Departure Lounge Health-Economics; 5(4), July-Aug. 1996, pages 375-79.
Mayhew, Leslie. Urban hospital location / Leslie Mayhew. London ; Boston : Allen & Unwin, 1986. Revision of thesis (Ph. D.)--University of London, 1979. Bibliography: p. -163. Hospitals -- Location -- Mathematical-models. Health-Services-Accessibility. Hospital-Planning. Series Info.: London research series in geography ; 4. [WX 27.1 M469u 1986]
Melling J.; Turner R. The road to the asylum: Institutions, distance and the administration of pauper lunacy in Devon, 1845-1914, Journal of Historical Geography. 1999; 25(3): 298-332
Norris, Jack. "Health Care," Ch.8, Gilbert Castle, ed., Profiting from A Geographic Information System. 1993, pp.153ff.
Oppong,-J.-R.; Hodgson,-M.-J. Spatial accessibility to health care facilities in Suhum District, Ghana. Professional Geographer. 1994. 46(2), pp 199-209.
Panfila-Ching, User fees, demand for children's health care and access across income groups: the Philippine case. Social-Science-and-Medicine. 1995. 41(1), pp 37-46.
Panos-Institute. The Hidden Cost of Aids: The Challenge of HIV to Development. London. 1992.
Sundstrom G.; Tortosa M.A. The effects of rationing home-help services in Spain and Sweden: A comparative analysis. Ageing and Society. 1999; 19(3): 343-361
Thomas, Richard. Geomedical Systems: Intervention and Control. London: Routledge. 1992 [WA950.T461g]
Williams, A.M. The development of Ontario's home care program: a critical geographical analysis. Social-Science-and-Medicine. 1996. 42/6, 937-948.
Zweifel, Peter & Friedrich Breyer. Health Economics. Oxford UP, 1997. (416pp.)
INQUIRY (Special Issue) "Health Workforce Policy", 31(3), Fall 1994.
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