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The Election That Could Reorder South Korea’s Politics

September 2012

This year is one of elections and leadership changes throughout the Asia-Pacific region.Earlier in 2012, Taiwan reelected President Ma Ying-jeou to a second term.

Risk Factors for Unplanned Transfer to Intensive Care Within 24 Hours of Admission From the Emergency Department in an Integrated Healthcare System

August 2012

BACKGROUND: Emergency department (ED) ward admissions subsequently transferred to the intensive care unit (ICU) within 24 hours have higher mortality than direct ICU admissions.

Characteristics of U.S. Emergency Departments That Offer Routine Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening.

July 2012

Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy

June 2012

This book originated in a conference on "Liberation Technology in Authoritarian Regimes" held at Stanford University in Oct.

BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats: Abbreviated Version

December 2011

Author information: IOM (Institute of Medicine) and NRC (National Research Council).

Soft Budget Constraints and Ownership: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Hospitals

December 2011

Consistent with the property rights theory of ownership incorporating soft budget constraints (SBCs), we find that controlling for SBCs, for-profit hospitals drop safety-net services more often and...

The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

December 2011

Charles Perrow is famous worldwide for his ideas about normal accidents, the notion that multiple and unexpected failures--catastrophes waiting to happen--are built into our society's complex...

Leaders and International Conflict

September 2011

An Editorial Review of Leaders and International Conflict from Amazon.com: "Chiozza and Goemans seek to explain why and when political leaders decide to initiate international crises and wars.

South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society

May 2011

This book explores the evolution of social movements in South Korea by focusing on how they have become institutionalized and diffused in the democratic period.

The Future of India's Muslims

April 2011

India’s Muslims account for 13.4 percent of the country’s 1.2 billion population and constitute its largest minority group.

Effect of Treatment Interruption and Intensification of Antiretroviral Therapy on Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced HIV

March 2011

Background. The effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART) interruption or intensification on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in advanced HIV patients is unknown. Objective.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: Promising Start Despite Ambiguity, Ambivalence, and Animosity

January 2011

Recent breakdowns in American national security have exposed the weaknesses of the nation's vast overlapping security and foreign policy bureaucracy and the often dysfunctional interagency process....

Neonatal Health-care Policy: Promise and Perils of Reform

December 2010

ABSTRACT Health-care reform could generate major new opportunities to strengthen the central role of neonatology in improving child health in the United States.

Health Expenditures in Pakistan: Cross-Checking Household Expenditure Data on Health for NHA and Adjustment with National Accounts

December 2010

According to hitherto available data, health expenditures in Pakistan are relatively low in international comparison.

Growing Pains: Tensions and Opportunity in China's Transformation

December 2010

China is transforming itself, and the world is adapting in response.

The Imbalance between Patient Needs and the Limited Competence of Top-Level Health Providers in Urban China: An Empirical Study

November 2010

Objective: To show the pattern of patient satisfaction with top-level delivery organizations (Level 2 and Level 3 hospitals), and using neo-institutionalism approach to explain the relatively low...

Varieties of Clientelism: Machine Politics During Elections

October 2010

Clientelist parties (or political machines) engage in a variety of strategies during elections.

Perverse Incentives in the Chinese Health System and Assessment of the April 2009 Reform

October 2010

Since 1978, China has been primarily market-focused in its provision of health care and social services.

No Picnic: The Dynamics of Culture in the Contemporary Arab World

August 2010

An Abstract All too frequently, students of democracy and democratization view the politics they analyze exclusively through the prism of constitutions, elections, and political actors.

Comparing Public and Private Hospitals in China: Evidence from Guangdong

March 2010

Background: The literature comparing private not-for-profit, for-profit, and government providers mostly relies on empirical evidence from high-income and established market economies.

The Contribution of Health Plans and Provider Organizations to Variations in Measured Plan Quality

March 2010

OBJECTIVE: Some argue that health plans have minimal impacts on quality of care and that quality data collection should focus only on physician organizations.

Characteristics of Pediatric Trauma Transfers to a Level I Trauma Center: Implications for Developing a Regionalized Pediatric Trauma System in California

January 2010

Background: Since California lacks a statewide trauma system, there are no uniform interfacility pediatric trauma transfer guidelines across local emergency medical services (EMS) agencies in...

A Collection of Articles on U.S. Health Reform

January 2010

A collection of core faculty Victor Fuchs' articles on actions needed for meaningful health care reform in the United States.Eliminating "Waste" in Health CareFour Health Care Reforms for 2009Cost...

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