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Vol. 40, No. 1

The CMS Innovation Center’s Expansion Authority and the Logic of Payment Reform Through Rulemaking
by JACKSON WILLIAMS

Nurse Absenteeism And Benefit Generosity: Evidence From Canada
by NATALIE MALAK

Evaluating a Consistent Care Program for a Hospital Emergency Department to Reduce Frequent Visits
by MARILYN GERHOLD, SALLIE SELFRIDGE and JOAN COPPER

The Prevalence of Community Benefit Participation in the Hospital Region and its Relationship to Community Health Outcomes
by CORY E. CRONIN

Vol. 39, No. 4
Developing Healthy Communities: Civic Health

Introduction
by MARY ANN FELDHEIM

The Institutional Contribution of Community Based Nonprofit Organizations to Civic Health
by KANDYCE FERNANDEZ and JENNIFER ALEXANDER

Questioning Stakeholder Legitimacy: A Philanthropic Accountability Model
by PATSY KRAEGER and ROBBIE ROBICHAU

Global Perspectives on Civic Health: Applying Lessons from Post- Communist Societies to Enable Greater Civic Outcomes in the United States
by THOMAS A. BRYER and PAMELA MEDINA

The Civic Health Generated by Neighborhood Associations in Seoul, South Korea: A Consideration of Internal and External Advocacy Roles
by JUNG WOOK KIM, HEE SOUN JANG and LISA A. DICKE

Vol. 39, No. 3

Policy Making to Build Relationships: A Grounded Theory Analysis of Interviews and Documents Relating to H1N1, Ebola, and the U.S. Public Health Preparedness Network
by NATHAN MYERS

Effect of Physician IT Use on Practice Performance
by DOOHEE LEE, ANDREW SIKULA, SR., TONGSOO LEE, ALISSA A. DODDS and YOUNG NA

Correlates and Consequences of Nursing Staff Job Insecurity
by RONALD J. BURKE and PARBUDYAL SINGH

Using Focus Groups to Modify the Workplace Affective Commitment Multidimensional Questionnaire (WACMQ) for use in Health Care
by TYRONE PERREIRA and WHITNEY BERTA

Vol. 39, No. 2
Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Health Economics & Finance around the World, part II

Effect of GNI on Infant Mortality Rate in Low Income, Lower Middle Income, Upper Middle Income and High Income Countries
by DR. SABEENA JALAL, NAJIB ULLAH KHAN and MUSTAFA Z. YOUNIS

Evaluation of the Family Medicine Practice in Ankara Province by Family Physicians
by DİLAVER TENGİLİMOĞLU, WAFAA MENAWİ, METİN DİN?ER, ADNAN KİSA and M. Z. YOUNİS

Implications of DSM-5 for Health Care Organizations and Mental Health Policy
by RICHARD J. CASTILLO and KRISTINA L. GUO

Is Accreditation Sufficient? A Case Study and Argument for Transparency when Government Regulatory Authority is Delegated
by MARY ELEANOR WICKERSHAM and STEPHANIE BASEY

Common Risk Factors Associated with Adolescent and Young Adult Depression
by SWENDA MOREH and HENRY O'LAWRENCE

Vol. 39, No. 1
Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Health Economics & Finance around the World

Foreward
by MUSTAFA YOUNIS

Healthcare Forecasting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
by HASSAN YOUNIES, RAED J.K. ELZENATY, SWAPNA GANTASALA, and EMEKA NWAGWU

A Post Analysis of a Preventive and Chronic Healthcare Tool
by BROOKE D. BORRAYO and HENRY O'LAWRENCE

Earnings Management In U.S. Hospitals
by GANG NATHAN DONG

Costs Of Depression from Claims Data for Medicare Recipients in a Population-Based Sample
by PIERRE K. ALEXANDRE, SEUNGYOUNG HWANG, KIMBERLY B. ROTH, JOSEPH J. GALLO and WILLIAM W. EATON

Quantitative Assessment of Some Preventive Health Services Provided for Adolescent Individuals in Dubai
by HAMDA KHANSAHEB, AYMAN HUSSEIN, SAMER HAMIDI, DAVID BROWN and MUSTAFA Z. YOUNIS

Factors Associated with the Uptake of Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate (NaDCC) Tablets as Household Water-Treatment Product among Caregivers of Children under Five in Benin, West Africa
by JOSEPH N. INUNGU, CYPRIEN E. ZINSOU, MUSTAFA Z. YOUNIS and NARCISSE SINGBO

An Overview of the Efficacy of the 12-Step Group Therapy for Substance Abuse Treatment
by JAMES GAMBLE and HENRY O'LAWRENCE

Vol. 38, No. 4

Perceived Racial Discrimination Among Home Health Aides: Evidence From A National Survey
by DOOHEE LEE, IVAN MUSLIN and MARJORIE MCINERNEY

Panacea Or Placebo? An Evaluation Of The Value Of Emotional Intelligence In Healthcare Workers
by ELIZABETH A. VANDEWAA, DAVID L. TURNIPSEED and GEORGIE CAIN

Talk Nerdy to Me: The Role of Intellectual Stimulation in the Supervisor-Employee Relationship
by JACK SMOTHERS, RANDA DOLEH, KEVIN CELUCH, JOY PELUCHETTE and KEVIN VALADARES

National Incidence Of Medical Transfer: Patient Characteristics And Regional Variation
by ANDREW REIMER, NICHOLAS SCHILTZ, SIRAN M KOROUKIAN and ELIZABETH A MADIGAN

Vol. 38, No. 3

Lower Satisfaction among Hospitals that Disproportionately Treat Black Patients
by GABRIEL S. TAJEU, ABBY SWANSON KAZLEY, and NIR MENACHEMI

Family Development Credential Training Impact on Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Human Service Workers
by DEBORAH B. SMITH and NANCY E. DAY

Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Team Processes Among Healthcare Executives: Processes That Facilitate Team Effectiveness
by AMY LANDRY and CATHLEEN ERWIN

Fee-Schedule Increases in Canada: Implication for Service Volumes among Family and Specialist Physicians
by RUOLZ ARISTE

Vol. 38, No. 2
Serious Games for Health

Introduction. Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Of 2010
by JOHN CLOCHESY

Creating a Serious Game for Health
by JOHN M. CLOCHESY, MARC BUCHNER, RONALD L. HICKMAN, JR., MELISSA D. PINTO, and KYLE ZNAMENAK

Wait, Won’t! Want: Barriers to Health Care as Perceived by Medically and Socially Disenfranchised Communities
by JOHN M. CLOCHESY, LISAANN S. GITTNER, RONALD L. HICKMAN, JR., JERRY E. FLOERSCH, and CARLA L. CARTEN

Be Heard: Healthcare Perspectives from Medically and Socially Disenfranchised Communities
by LISAANN S. GITTNER, JOHN M. CLOCHESY, J. OMAR GUTIERREZ, and JAIME L. ROBINSON

Enhancing Communication Between Patients and Healthcare Providers: SBAR3
by JOHN M. CLOCHESY, MARY A. DOLANSKY, RONALD L. HICKMAN, JR., and LISAANN S. GITTNER

Impact of a Serious Game for Health on Chronic Disease Self-Management: Preliminary Efficacy among Community Dwelling Adults with Hypertension
by RONALD L. HICKMAN, JR., JOHN M. CLOCHESY, MELISSA D. PINTO, CHRISTOPHER BURANT, and GRANT PIGNATIELLO

Empowering Patients to become Better Partners
by LISAANN S. GITTNER

Vol. 38, No. 1
Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration, part 2

Health Insurance Information-Seeking Behaviors among Internet Users: An Exploratory Analysis to Inform Policies
by ERLYANA ERLYANA, VERONICA ACOSTA-DEPREZ, HENRY O'LAWRENCE, TONY SINAY, JEREMY RAMIREZ EMMANUEL C. JACOT, and KYUYOUNG SHIM

Prostate Cancer Screening: PSA Test Awareness among Adult Males
by MICHAEL OBANA and HENRY O'LAWRENCE

Payer Source for Single, Elderly Women in Nursing Homes
by SAGE NAKAGAWA and HENRY O'LAWRENCE

Affordable Housing, Homelessness, and Mental Health: What Heath Care Policy Needs to Address
by EDWARD J. MARTIN

Medical Brigades and Global Health: Millennium Development Goals and Developing Nations
by MARK T. PORTMAN and EDWARD J. MARTIN

California State University Catastrophic (CAT) Leave Donation Program: Demographics, Economic Security and Social Equity
by CHRISTINA MULLER

Vol. 37, No. 4
Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration

Introduction. Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Of 2010
by EDWARD J. MARTIN

Making Federalism Work? The Politics of Intergovernmental Collaboration and the PPACA
by PHILIP ROCCO

Medicare’s Future: Policy Ideas And The Coming Reform Debate
by JAMES M. BRASFIELD

Arabic Translation and Adaptation of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Satisfaction Survey Instrument
by JAMES DOCKINS, RAMZI ABUZAHRIEH, and MARTIN STACK

Single Article: The Importance and Value of Professional Membership of Nursing Home Administrators
by NICHOLAS CASTLE, DOUGLAS M. OLSON, KATHRYN HYER, JOHN SHERIDAN, JAMIE FERGUSON-ROME, DAVID WOLF and ROBERT BURKE

Vol. 37, No. 3
Articles in Honor of ASPA’s 75th anniversary

Introduction
by AARON WACHHAUS

The Changing Role of Private, Nonprofit Organizations in the Development and Delivery of Human Services in the United States
by DOROTHY NORRIS-TIRRELL

The Affordable Care Act and Incentivized Health Wellness Programs – A Tale Of Federalism and Shifting Administrative Burden
by SANJEEV SIRPAL

An Uncertain Federalism: The States and the Affordable Care Act
by L. CHRISTOPHER PLEIN

Initial Exploration of Newly Implemented Public Health Policy Using Geographic Information Systems: The Case of a U.S. Silver Alert Program
by TAKASHI YAMASHITA, DAWN C. CARR and J. SCOTT BROWN

Vol. 37, No. 2
Lesbian and Gay Rights in America

Introduction: Challenges of Intergovernmental Management
by CLAIRE MOSTEL and ERIK BERGRUD

The State Of Gay
by CAROLE L. JURKIEWICZ

Framing the Same Sex Marriage Decisions: The Context and the 180 Possibilities
by WALLACE SWAN

Equal Treatment under the Law: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Same Sex Benefits Post-Windsor
by LORENDA NAYLOR and J HAULSEE

Sexual Orientation and Mental Health: Incremental Progression or Radical Change?
by HEATHER WYATT-NICHOL

African Americans, Proposition 8 and the Importance of Social Movements
by RICHARD GREGGORY JOHNSON III

Second Parent Adoption: Same-Sex and the Best Interest of the Child
by MARK EDWARD MAXWELL and GARY KELSEY

Vol. 37, No. 1

An Exploratory Study of Organization Design Configurations in Health Care Delivery Organizations
by MICK SHEPPECK and JACK MILITELLO

Adopting Evidence-Based Medically Assisted Treatments in Substance Abuse Treatment Organizations: Roles of Leadership Socialization and Funding Streams
by TERRY C. BLUM, CAROLYN D. DAVIS and PAUL M. ROMAN

A Longitudinal Model of the Dynamics Between HMOs’ Consumer-Friendliness and Preventive Health Care Utilization
by QIAN XIAO, GRANT T. SAVAGE and WEILING ZHUANG

Organizational Capacity of Nonprofit Social Service Agencies
by SHARON PAYNTER and MAUREEN BERNER

Vol. 36, No. 4

Who Pays? How Reimbursement Impacts the Emergency Department
by LAVONNE DOWNEY

Linkages between Organization Climate and Work Outcomes: Perceptual Differences among Health Service Professionals as a Function of Customer Contact Intensity
by DENNIS J. SCOTTI and JOEL HARMON

Organizational Restructuring, Government Control and Loss of Legitimacy Following an Organizational Crisis: The Case of Israel’s Nonprofit Human Services
by RITA MANO and DENNIS ROSENBERG

Medical Service Use among Individuals Receiving HIV Prevention Services in Los Angeles County
by ERLYANA ERLYANA, DENNIS G. FISHER, GRACE L. REYNOLDS and MICHAEL JANSEN

Vol. 36, No. 3

The Use of the HIV Test: A Conflict Choice Approach
by ROBERT W. BROYLES, ARI MWACHOFI and AMIR A. KHALIQ

A Profile of Solo/Two-Physician Practices
by DOOHEE LEE

Physical Symptoms, Chronic and Life-Threatening Illness Trajectories Among Minority and Aging Populations
by BEVERLY P. LYONS and HELISSE LEVINE

Home-Based Caregivers in Africa: Alliance Building, Advocacy And Policy Environments
by PAMELA E. RANSOM and BECCA ASAKI

A Book Review of Foreign Remedies: What The Experience Of Other Nations Can Tell Us About Next Steps In Reforming U.S. Health Care
by DENIZ ZEYNEP LEUENBERGER

Vol. 36, No. 2
Exploring the Dynamics of Intergovernmental Relations: Studies in Health and Environmental Policy, Human Services, and Emergency Management

Introduction: Challenges of Intergovernmental Management
by MICHAEL MCGUIRE

Comparative Federal Health Care Policy: Evidence of 124 Collaborative Federalism in Pakistan and Venezuela
by DANIEL BARACSKAY

Assessment of Pandemic Preparedness in a Socially Vulnerable Community in South Texas
by LINDA KILTZ, DIANA FONSECA, CHRISTINA RODRIGUEZ, and PAOLA MUNOZ

Decisional Inconsistencies in the Management of Contaminated, Sport-caught Fish
by JEFFERY A. FORAN and CHUNRONG JIA

Faith-Based Partnerships and Foster Parent Satisfaction
by MICHAEL HOWELL-MORONEY

Future Directions In Intergovernmental Relations
by DANIEL BARACSKAY

Vol. 36, No. 1

Supply Chain Management with Cost-Containment & Financial-Sustainability in a Tertiary Care Hospital
by HEM CHANDRA, ARVIND VASHISHTA RINKOO, JITENDRA KUMAR VERMA, SHUCHITA VERMA, RAKESH KAPOOR and R K SHARMA

Classifying and Comparing Fundraising Performance for Nonprofit Hospitals
by CATHLEEN O. ERWIN

Organizations and Social Worker Well-Being: The Intra-Organizational Context of Practice And Its Impact on a Practitioner’s Subjective Well-Being
by MICHEAL L. SHIER and JOHN R. GRAHAM

Vol. 35, No. 4

The Golden Goose in the Crosshairs: The Transition to Defined Contribution Pension Plans in the Public Sector: Unintended Consequences
by BRIAN R. JOHNSON

Exploring the Use of Grounded Theory as a Methodological Approach to Examine the 'Black Box' of Network Leadership In the National Quality Forum
by A. BRYCE HOFLUND

Patient Assessment in Emergency Medical Services: Complexity and Uncertainty in Street-Level Patient Processing
by ALEXANDER C. HENDERSON

Vol. 35, No. 3
Symposium: Health Communication’s Role in Policy Enactment and Implementation

Introduction to the Symposium
by ANNE ZAHRADNIK

Commentary: Do’s and Don’ts of Public Relations for Government Health Care Administration
by MORDECAI LEE

Building Relationships to Strategically Impact Community Initiatives to Reduce Teen Pregnancy
by JOY A. CLAY LYNDA M. SAGRESTANO and RUTHBETH FINERMAN

Agenda-Building Influences in the News Media’s Coverage of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Push to Regulate Tobacco, 1993-2009
by CAROLINE FOSTER, JIM THRASHER , SEI-HILL KIM, INDIA ROSE, JOHN BESLEY, and ASHLEY NAVARRO

The Ups and Downs of Stem Cell Research: The Impact of Policy Uncertainty
by TONI MARZOTTO and PATRICIA M. ALT

Book Review: Space, Place and Mental Health
by SUSAN M. KOCHANOWSKI

Single Article A Call to Action: Increasing Health Providers in Underrepresented Populations through the Military
by G.L.A. HARRIS, EVELYN L. LEWIS, and MARGARET CALLOWAY

Vol. 35, No. 2

Experience and Education of Home Health Administrators and Nursing Home Administrators and the Relationship to Establishment Ownership
by FREDERIC H. DECKER and SANDRA L. DECKER

Antenarratives to Inform Health Care Research: Exploring Workplace Illness Disclosure for People with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
by MARGARET H. VICKERS

Management Challenges at the Intersection of Public Policy Environments and Strategic Decision Making in Public Hospitals
by BEAUFORT LONGEST

Risk of Exposure to Second Hand Smoke for Adolescents in Las Vegas Casinos: An Evaluation of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act
by CHRISTOPHER COCHRAN, DOMINIC HENRIQUES, NANCY YORK and KIYOUNG LEE

Vol. 35, No. 1
The Value of Health, Education and Human Services Collaboration: Learning from Analysis and Assessment

Introduction: Assessing the Multiple Dimensions of Collaboration
by DOROTHY NORRIS-TIRRELL

Testing a Model of County Government Influence on Health Care Safety-Nets
by HILLARY KNEPPER

Commentary: County Government Influence on Health Care Safety-Nets
by DAVID MIRVIS

Inter-Organizational Relationships of Health Partnerships: Characteristics of the Fulton County SPARC Program
by BRENDA A. SULLIVAN

Commentary: Interorganizational Relationships in Program Delivery
by ANNA KATHRYN WORD

From Threat to Opportunity: A Head Start Program’s Response to State-Funded Pre-K
by SHARON WROBEL

Commentary: A Head Start Program’s Response to State-Funded Pre-K
by JASON A. SAKRAN

Human Service Delivery in a Multi-Tier System: The Subtleties of Collaboration among Partners
by FRED MAYHEW

Commentary: Human Service Delivery and Interorganizational Relationships
by REUBEN LESLIE

Symposium Conclusion: Future Research on the Dimensions of Collaboration
by JOY A. CLAY

Vol. 34, No. 4

Reducing Health Disparities: Medical Advice Received for Minorities With Diabetes
by JOAN A. VACCARO and FATMA G. HUFFMAN

Is There an Association Between Local Health Department Organizational And Administrative Factors and Childhood Immunization Coverage Rates?
by JAMES RANSOM, KATHERINE SCHAFF, and LILLY KAN

Benefits and Costs of a Free Community-Based Primary Care Clinic
by ANGELA R. FERTIG, PHAEDRA S. CORSO and DIVYA BALASUBRAMANIAM

Organizational Change for Services Integration in Public Human Service Organizations: Experiences in Seven Counties
by THOMAS PACKARD, RINO PATTI, DONNA DALY and JENNIFER TUCKER-TATLOW

Vol. 34, No. 3

Practical Nurses’ Health and Safety in Nursing Homes
by MARY VAL PALUMBO, VICKI MCLAUGHLIN, BARBARA MCINTOSH and BETTY RAMBUR

Health Disparity: Time Delay in the Treatment of Breast Cancer in Louisiana
by RIAZ FERDAUS, MIN SU KIM and JAMES S. LARSON

Asthma Education Information Source Preferences and their Relationship to Asthma Knowledge
by ANNE ZAHRADNIK

Evaluation of Cross-Disciplinary Training on the Co-Occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization: Overcoming Barriers to Collaboration
by STEPHEN M. HAAS, SIMON BAUER-LEFFLER and ERICA TURLEY

Vol. 34, No. 2

Reducing Healthcare Disparities in the Military through Cultural Competence
by G.L.A. HARRIS

Management of Human Resources Associated with Misuse ofPrescription Drugs: Analysis of a National Survey
by DOOHEE LEE and MICHAEL W. ROSS

Examining the Social, Emotional and Behavioral Needs of Youth Involved in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems
by SUSAN NEELY-BARNES and KATHERYN WHITTED

Economic Impact of Public Sector Spending on Health Care
by RONALD JOHN HY

Book Review: Rethinking Geographies of Disability
by MARGARET H. VICKERS

Vol. 34, No. 1
Symposium on Training and Development in the Health and Human Services Sector

Introduction
by LOUIS TIETJE

21st Century Community Learning Centers—Improving the Academic Performance of At-Risk Students: A Bronx Tale
by ARLEEN T. DODD and LIZETTE M. BOWEN

Healthcare Managers’ Perceptions of Professional Development and Organizational Support
by GULCIN GUMUS, NANCY BORKOWSKI, GLORIA J. DECKARD and KAREN J. MARTEL

Adoption of an Algorithm and Client Pathway for the Aged and Disabled: Training Implications for the Health and Human Service Sectors
by ANNE M. HEWITT, PATRICIA A. POLANSKY, NANCY DAY NANCY FIELD and ALICE MOORE

Human Capital Management in Government: Replacing Government Retirees
by YVONNE J. KOCHANOWSKI

Single Article: Health Services Utilization, Satisfaction, and Attachment to a Regular Source of Care among Participants in an Urban Health Provider Alliance
by DAVID B. TATAW, S. BAZARGAN-HEJAZI and F W. JAMES

Vol. 33, No. 4

Racial Disparities in Stroke Awareness: African Americans and Caucasians
by MOHAMAD G. ALKADRY, RUCHI BHANDARI, CHRISTINA S. WILSON and BRANDI BLESSETT

Municipal Health Policy Development, Planning and Implementation: Addressing Youth Risk Factors through Participatory Governance
by DAVID B. TATAW and BERNARDO ROSA- LUGO JR

Access To Enforcement and Disciplinary Data: Information Practices of State Health Professional Regulatory Boards of Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing
by DENISE E. STRONG

Book Review: Educating Professionals: Practice Learning in Health and Social Care
by JENNIFER LIGGINS

Vol. 33, No. 3
New Tools and Analyses for Reducing Disproportionality in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Introduction: Race, Class, and the Child Welfare System
by LEROY H. PELTON

Social Service Availability & Proximity and the Over-Representation of Minority Children in Child Welfare
by EDWINA L. DORCH, JAKE BATHMAN, DAVID FOSTER, LAURA INGELS, CHONGMYOUNG LEE, CLAUDIA MIRAMONTES, and JO YOUNGBLOOD

How Legal Communities Can Use Research to Drive Improvement: A Response to Dorch, et. al.
by TIM JAASKO-FISHER

Measuring Change in Disproportionality and Disparities: Three Diagnostic Tools
by BRAD RICHARDSON and DENNETTE DEREZOTES

A Critique of Measures that Assess Community Efforts to Reduce Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies
by ANITA P. BARBEE

Disproportionality at The “Front End” of the Child Welfare Services System: An Analysis of Rates of Referrals, “Hits,” “Misses,” and “False Alarms”
by JERYL L. MUMPOWER

Who Gets a Second Chance? An Investigation of Ohio’s Blended Juvenile Sentence
by FRED L. CHEESMAN II, NICOLE L. WATERS and HUNTER HURST IV

Afterword
by WILLIAM C. BELL

Vol. 33, No. 2

Federalism, Intergovernmental Relations, and The Challenge of the Medically Uninsurable: A Retrospective on High Risk Pools in the States
by L. CHRISTOPHER PLEIN

The Influence of Environmental and Organizational Factors on Hospitals’ Clinical IT Sophistication
by QIAN XIAO, GRANT T. SAVAGE and WEILING ZHUANG

Illness Onset as Status Passage for People with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
by MARGARET H. VICKERS

Impact of the Health Services Utilization and Improvement Model (HUIM) on Self Efficacy and Satisfaction among a Head Start Population
by DAVID B. TATAW and SHAHRZAD BAZARGAN-HEJAZI

Book Review Essay: Revised And Reconsidered: Two Contemporary Looks at the Economics of Healthcare
by HELISSE LEVINE

Vol. 33, No. 1

Cultural Competence: Its Promise for Reducing Healthcare Disparities
by G.L.A. HARRIS

Social Support as a Predictor of HIV Testing in at-Risk Populations: A Research Note
by ASHLEY GROSSO

The Effect of Rurality and Gender on Stroke Awareness of Adults in West Virginia
by MOHAMAD G. ALKADRY and LESLIE E. TOWER

The Impact of the National Practitioner Data Bank on Licensing Actions by State Medical Licensing Boards
by PAUL JESILOW and JULIANNE OHLANDER

Book Review
by ANNE ZAHRADNIK

Vol. 32, No. 4
Symposium: Nonprofit Organizations as Key Partners in the Development, Delivery, and Evaluation of Health and Human Services

Introduction
by DOROTHY NORRIS-TIRRELL

Medicaid Fee for Service Reimbursement and the Delivery of Human Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities or Severe Mental Illness: Negotiating Cost
by MELISSA A. WALKER and JASON E. OSTERHAUS

Using Community Based Assessments to Strengthen Nonprofit-Government Collaboration and Service Delivery
by BETH E. ESCHENFELDER

Enhancing Long-Term Care for Older Adults: An Exploration of Interagency Collaboration within Geriatric Education Centers
by CHANNING R. FORD, JENNIFER HENDERSON, and DONNA MILAM HANDLEY

The Importance of Performance Assessment in Local Government Decisions to Fund Health and Human Services Nonprofit Organizations
by SHANNON K. VAUGHAN

Vol. 32, No. 3

Forward
by MUSTAFA Z. YOUNIS

Multi-Criteria Assessment of County Public Health Capability Disparities.
by MIGUEL A. ZUNIGA, GENNY CARRILLO-ZUNIGA, YOON HO SEOL, and PETER J. FOS

HIV Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among College Students in the United States.
by JOSEPH INUNGU, VINCENT MUMFORD, MUSTAFA YOUNIS, and SARA LANGFORD

Diabetes Self Management: Are Cuban Americans Receiving Quality Health Care?
by FATMA G. HUFFMAN, JOAN A. VACCARO, SUBRATA NATH, and GUSTAVO G. ZARINI

Self-Care Practices, Health Beliefs, and Attitudes of Older Diabetic Chinese Americans
by GAIL WASHINGTON and MING FANG WANG-LETZKUS

The Case for Regulatory Reform in the Business and Healthcare Environments
by MUSTAFA Z. YOUNIS, BELAL BARHEM, SAMIR HAMIDI, JOSEPH INUNGU, GWENDOLYN S. PRATER, and ARTHUR OKEEFE

Mentoring and Organisational Constraints as Predictors of Attitudes to Work in the Nigerian Public Health Sector
by DAVID E. OKURAME

Vol. 32, No. 2

The Implications of Policy Pre-Post Test Scores for Street-Level Bureaucratic Discretion
by EDWINA L. DORCH

Staff Perceptions of the Benefits of Religion in Health and Human Services Nonprofits: Evidence from International Development
by SHAWN TERESA FLANIGAN

Structural Relationships between Work Environment and Service Quality Perceptions as a Function of Customer Contact Intensity: Implications for Human Service Strategy
by DENNIS J. SCOTTI, JOEL HARMON, and SCOTT J. BEHSON

Vol. 32, No. 1

Community Capacity for Cancer Prevention
by PAMELA E. RANSOM, YING WEI and STEVEN D. STELLMAN

Health Literacy and English Language Comprehension among Elderly Inpatients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital
by KRISTINA M. CORDASCO, STEVEN M. ASCH, IDALID FRANCO and CAROL M. MANGIONE

Knowledge, Behaviour, Perceptions and Attitudes of University of Ghana Students Towards HIV/AIDS: What does Behavioural Surveillance Survey Tell Us?
by MICHAEL TAGOE and R.A. AGGOR

Drug Treatment Program Compliance and Resistance Activities during Implementation of California’s Proposition 36
by GRACE REYNOLDS

The Effects of Involvement and Ad Type on Attitudes toward Direct-To-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs
by YAM LIMBU and IVONNE M. TORRES

Vol. 31, No. 4
Symposium: Humanism in Health Care Management

Introduction
by DAVID R. GRABER and ANNE OSBORNE KILPATRICK

Ten Approaches for Enhancing Empathy in Health and Human Services Cultures
by MOHAMMADREZA HOJAT

The Health Care Leader as Humanist
by ANNE OSBORNE KILPATRICK

Caring Science and Human Caring Theory: Transforming Personal and Professional Practices of Nursing and Health Care
by JEAN WATSON

Humanism in Nursing Homes: The Impact of Top Management
by NICHOLAS G. CASTLE, JAMIE C. FERGUSON, and KEVIN HUGHES

Organizational and Individual Perspectives on Caring In Hospitals
by DAVID R. GRABER

Vol. 31, No. 3

Mental Health Services Availability and Admission of the Seriously Mentally Ill from the Emergency Department
by CHARLES MOSELEY, JAY SHEN and CHRISTOPHER COCHRAN

Why Public Health Needs Relationship Management
by KURT WISE

Organizational Characteristics, Financial Performance Measures, and Funding Sources of Faith Based Organizations
by LYNNE LAMPKIN and KAMALA RAGHAVAN

Working Toward a Conceptual Definition of Child Neglect
by CONNIE M. TANG

Infant Mortality in Southern States: A Bureaucratic Nightmare
by CHARLES E. MENIFIELD and JACOB DAWSON

Vol. 31, No. 2

Establishing Values-Based Leadership and Value Systems in Healthcare Organizations
by DAVID R. GRABER and ANNE OSBORNE KILPATRICK

Variation in Infant Birth Weight: Socioeconomic Factors Versus Medical Conditions
by KENNITH G. HUNTER AND M. MARK TASLIMI

Workplace Lactation Program: A Nursing Friendly Initiative
by MICHELLE A. ANGELETTI

Does Providing Uninsured Adults with Free or Low-Cost Primary Care Influence Their Use of Hospital Emergency Departments?
by ANNE G. ZAHRADNIK

HMOs’ Consumer-Friendliness and Preventive Health Care Utilization: Exploratory Findings from the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
by QIAN XIAO and GRANT T. SAVAGE

Vol. 31, No. 1
Health and Economic Development

Introduction to the Symposium
by JOY A. CLAY and DAVID M. MIRVIS

A Portrait of the Delta: Enduring Hope and Enduring Despair
by TONYA T. NEAVES, NEAL FEIRABEND, CHARLES CALEB BUTTS, and W. LEE WEISKOPF

Health as an Economic Engine: Evidence for the Importance of Health in Economic Development
by DAVID M. MIRVIS, CYRIL F. CHANG, and ARTHUR COSBY

The Health of the Delta Region: A Story of Increasing Disparities
by ARTHUR G. COSBY and DIANA M. BOWSER

Still a Long Way to Go for the Lower Mississippi Delta
by JOHN E. GNUSCHKE, STANLEY HYLAND, JEFFREY WALLACE, RYAN HANSON, and STEPHEN SMITH

The Population Health and Income Nexus in the Mississippi River Delta Region and Beyond
by DAVID E. BLOOM and DIANA M. BOWSER

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? A Proposal to Determine State Governments’ Affirmative Duty to Advance Public Health
by KEVIN W. RYAN, PAULA CARD-HIGGINSON, and JOSEPH W. THOMPSON

Health and Economic Development: Reframing the Pathway
by DAVID M. MIRVIS and JOY A. CLAY

Commentary: Reflections on the Culture of the Lower Mississippi Delta: Challenges and Opportunities
by STANLEY HYLAND

Commentary: Health and Economics in the Mississippi Delta: Problems, Opportunities
by BARRY H. SMITH

Commentary: Health and Economic Development in the Mississippi Delta Region
by GARTH N. GRAHAM

Vol. 30, No. 4
Treatments, Services, and Care Provided to People with Chronic Illness and Disability

Providing Appropriate Services to Individuals in the Community: A Preliminary Case-Mix Model for Allocating Personal Care Services
by CHARLES D. PHILLIPS, JAMES DYER, VIT JANOUSEK, LISA HALPERIN, and CATHERINE HAWES

Advance Directives for Health Care among Older Community Residents
by WILLIAM J. MCAULEY, MEGAN E. MCCUTCHEON, and SHIRLEY S. TRAVIS

Weight Counseling for Elderly Patients in Primary Care: How Often and How Much Time
by THOMAS TAI-SEALE, MING TAI-SEALE, and WEIMIN ZHANG

Outsourcing Veterans for Long Term Care: Comparison of Community and State Veterans' Nursing Homes
by ALEXANDRE LABERGE, ROBERT WEECH-MALDONADO, CHRISTOPHER E. JOHNSON, HUANGUANG JIA, and LLOYD DEWALD

Health Implications of Physical Activity in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: A Literature Review
by BO FERNHALL, KEVIN HEFFERNAN, SAE YOUNG JAE, and BRAD HEDRICK

Evaluating Heart Disease Prescriptions-Filled as a Proxy for Heart Disease Prevalence Rates
by RONALD E. COSSMAN, JERALYNN S. COSSMAN, WESLEY L. JAMES, TROY BLANCHARD, RICHARD K. THOMAS, LOUIS G. POL, ARTHUR G. COSBY, and DAVID M. MIRVIS

Vol. 30, No. 3
People with Chronic Illness and Disability

Quality Of Life In People With Multiple Sclerosis: Data From The Sonya Slifka Longitudinal Multiple Sclerosis Study
by NING WU, SARAH L. MINDEN, DAVID C. HOAGLIN, LOUISE HADDEN, and DEBRA FRANKEL

Working Age Medicare Beneficiaries with Disabilities: Population Characteristics and Policy Considerations
by JAE KENNEDY and IULIA BALBACH TULEU

Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease: Causes, Consequences, and Economic Considerations
by GEORGE J. DEMAKIS

How Well Are We Doing Addressing Disability in America? Examining the Status of Adults with Chronic Disabling Conditions, 1995 and 2005
by JANE NELSON BOLIN

The Impact of Having a Young Child with Disabilities on Maternal Labor Supply by Race and Marital Status
by GEORGE L. WEHBY and ROBERT L. OHSFELDT

The Road to Empowerment: A Historical Perspective on the Medicalization of Disability
by JEANNE HAYES and ELIZABETH “LISA” M. HANNOLD

Vol. 30, No. 2

Beyond Self-Actualization
by LLOYD GREENE and GEORGE BURKE

HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh: The Role of Government in Health and Human Services Administration
by SHAKEEL AHMED IBNE MAHMOOD

Public Health Coalitions: Patterns and Perceptions in State Immunization Programs
by HELEN MORROW, BRIAN K. COLLINS, and DAVID R. SMITH

Study of American and Chinese Family Members' Evaluations on Institutionalized Care for Their Older Parents: Potential Development in the Future
by YUSHI (BONI) LI and ANNIE BUECHEL

Integrating Health and Social Services for Older Adults: A Case Study of Interagency Collaboration
by AMANDA VOGEL, PAMELA RANSOM, SIDIQUE WAI, and DARIA LUISI

Vol. 30, No. 1
Prescription Drug Expenditures for Elderly Americans

Introduction
by SHADI SALEH

Effect of Local Competition on the Willingness of Community Pharmacies to Supply Medication Therapy Managemant Services
by JOHN M. BROOKS, DONALD G. KLEPSER, JULIE M. URMIE, KAREN B. FARRIS, and WILLIAM R. DOUCHETTE

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Financial Burden of Prescription Drugs among Older Americans
by K. TOM XU and TYRONE F. BORDERS

The Effect of Insurance Type on Prescription Drug Use and Expenditures among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries
by SHADI S. SALEH, WENDY WELLER, and EDWARD HANNAN

Utilization of Prescription Medications and Ancillary Pharmacy Services among Rural Elders in West Texas: Distance Barriers and Implications for Telepharmacy
by BRIAN COLLINS, TYRONE F. BORDERS, KRISTEN TEBRINK, and KE TOM XU

Meaning in Motivation: Does Your Organization Need an Inner Life?
by EILEEN E. MORRISON, GEORGE C. BURKE III, and LLOYD GREENE

Vol. 29, No. 4

Effect of Institutional Mechanisms on Nursing Home Quality
by NING JACKIE ZHANG and THOMAS WAN

Is Fun for Everyone? Personality Differences in Healthcare Providers' Attitudes Toward Fun
by KATHERINE A. KARL, JOY V. PELUCHETTE, and LYNN HARLAND

Restructuring the Multi-Professional Organization: Professional Identity and Adjustment to Change in a Public Hospital
by VICTOR J. CALLAN, CYNTHIA GALLOIS, MELISSA G. MAYHEW, TIM A. GRICE, MALGORZATA TLUCHOWSKA, and ROSALIE BOYCE

Vol. 29, No. 3
Victims and Victimization, Continued

Exploring Assumtions about Child Neglect in Relation to the Broader Field of Child Maltreatment
by KAREN POLONKO

The Emergency Department and Victims of Sexual Violence: An Assessment of Preparedness to Help
by STACEY PLICHTA, TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, REBECCA ODOR, SHANI REAMS, and YAN ZHANG

Faith-Based versus Secular Providers of Social Services - Differences in What, How, and Where
by ELIZABETH GRADDY and KE YE

The Development of the U.S. Health Care System and the Contemporary Role of the Public Health Department
by CATHERINE GROTT

Urban/Rural Differences in Access and Barriers to Health Care for People with Multiple Sclerosis
by ROBERT J. BUCHANAN, ALEXA STUIFBERGEN, BONNIE J. CHAKRAVORTY, SUOJIN WANG, LI ZHU, and MYUNGSUK KIM

Vol. 29, No. 2
Victims and Victimization, Part 1

Introduction
by BRIAN PAYNE

Police Response to Victims of Domestic and Non-Domestic Violence
by IVAN SUN

Domestic Violence and Diversity: A Call for Multicultural Services
by MELVINA SUMTER

Sexual Assault Victim Advocates in Virginia: Challenges Faced in the Field
by DIANNE CARMODY

Sexual Abuse of Older Adults: Appropriate Responses for Health and Human Services Providers
by JODI TEITELMAN

Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence: Human Services Issues
by JONATHAN K. APPEL and DOHEE KIM-APPEL

Caregiver Burden, Elder Abuse, and Alzheimer's Disease: Testing the Relationship
by RANDY GAINEY and BRIAN PAYNE

Vol. 29, No. 1

Burnout and Psychological Stress among Deans of Colleges of Medicine: A National Study
by DAVID M. MIRVIS, MARSHALL J. GRANEY, LESLIE INGRAM, JUN TANG, and ANNE OSBORNE KILPATRICK

Comparison of Job and Career Satisfaction Between Women Physicians and Women Academicians at the American University of Beirut
by NATHALIE ZGHEIB, PHILIPPE W. ZGEHEIB, and JINAN USTA

What Can Community Organizations Do for Tobacco Control?
by PAMELA RANSOM and DONNA SHELLEY

Managing Meaning for Strategic Change: The Role of Perception and Meaning Congruence
by WESLEY SCROGGINS

Measuring Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Mathematic Model of Specific Cost Estimations
by CYNTHIA CONRAD

What's behind the Data: An Examination of the Processes and Policies Underlying the Routine Collection of Clinical Data in Ontario
by PAULA BLACKSTEIN-HIRSCH, RUTH CROXFORD, VIRGINIA FLINTOFT, and ADALSTEINN D. BROWN

Vol. 28, No. 4
Entrepreneurship in Health and Human Services Organizations

Introduction
by KRISTINA L. GUO and TERRY F. BUSS

Barriers to Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Organizations
by FRANK S. PHILLIPS and ANDREW N. GARMAN

Health Care Entrepreneurship: Financing Innovation
by KYLE L. GRAZIER and BRIDGET METZLER

Entrepreneurship Management in Health Services: An Integrative Model
by KRISTINA L. GUO

Entrepreneurial Organizations: The Driving Force for Improving Quality in the Healthcare Industry
by NANCY BORKOWSKI and JEAN GORDON

A Diagnostic Approach to Understanding Entrepreneurship in Healthcare
by KARL J. MCCLEARY, PATRICK A. RIVERS, and EUGENE S. SCHNELLER

Vol. 28, No. 3

Racial Differences in Health Care Use Among Medicare Only and Dual Eligibles
by SANGHO MOON and JAEUN SHIN

Hospital Choice by Rural Medicare Beneficiaries: Does Hospital Ownership Matter? - A Colorado Case
by CHUL-YOUNG ROH and KEON-HYUNG LEE

Enforcement of Commercial Violations by Health Professional Regulatory Boards: A Research Note
by DENISE STRONG

Another Evolvement of the Cost and Risk Shifting Model: Consumer-Driven Health Plans
by SHADI SALEH and PETER LEVIN

Co-Morbidity in and Elderly Patient Population: Are the Risks of Co-Existing Conditions Differentially Distributed?
by ROBERT W. BROYLES, AMIR A. KHALIQ, and MADELINE J. ROBERTSON

Home Health Care Services: Management and Effectiveness in Changes Times
by ROBERT SHICK and WARREN BALINSKY

Vol. 28, No. 2
Communication Effectiveness in Public Health, Part 1

Introduction
by KURT WISE

Assessing Communications Effectiveness in Meeting Corporate Goals of Public Health Organizations
by GORDON D. BROWN, KENNETH D. BOPP, and SUZANNE AUSTIN BOREN

Communication Between Public Health Agencies and their External Stakeholders
by BEAUFORT B. LONGEST, JR and WESLEY M. ROHRER

Rublic Relations Effectiveness in Public Health Institutions
by JEFFREY K. SPRINGSTON and RUTH ANN WEAVER LARISCY

An Ethnographic Study of Nursing Home Culture to Define Organizational Realities of Culture Change
by MARIAN T. DEUTSCHMAN

Evaluating Public Relations Effectiveness in a Health Care Setting: The Identification of Communication Assets and Liabilities via a Communication Audit
by JULIE K. HENDERSON

Vol. 28, No. 1

A Systems View of Health Promotion
by JOHN UREDA and STEVEN YATES

An Exploration of Medical Professionals' Perceptions of Managed Care and Policy Concepts: A Magnitude Estimation Approach
by MICHAEL L. HALL and JOHN FOLDY

Behavioral Anchors: Building a Medical Center on Solid Foundations
by MARTIN L. DOORDAN and RONALD J. STUPAK

Health Seeking Behaviors of African Americans: Implications for Health Administration
by BARBARA HEWINS-MARONEY, ALICE SCHUMAKER, and ETHEL WILLIAMS

The Effects of Case Mix on Hospital Costs and Revenues in Managed Care Environments
by KEON-HYUNG LEE, GLENN A. MELNICK and ROBERT C. MYRTLE

Utilization of Hospital Services among Older Rural Persons: A Comparison of Critical Access Hospitals and Community Hospitals
by BRIAN K. COLLINS and TYRONE F. BORDERS

Vol. 27, No. 4
Education, Training, and Development of Healthcare Managers and Executives

Introduction
by STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

An Expedited Model for Health Care Administration Programs at the Gradutae Level
by STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Key Tasks in Healthcare Marketing: Assessing Importance and Current Level of Knowledge
by PAMELA KENNETT, STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Defining and Implementing Arsenic Policies in Bangladesh: Possible Roles for Public and Private Sector Actors
by SHAKEEL AHMED IBNE MAHMOOD and CAROLYN BALL

Identifying Health Care Quality Attributes
by ROSHNEE RAMSARAN-FOWDAR

Healthcare Management-Training and Education in the Genomic Era
by MICHELA BETTA and VAL CLULOW

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Guidelines for Educating Healthcare Managers
by ROBERT ROBINSON, GERALYN FRANKLIN, CATHIE TINNEY, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Vol. 27, No. 4
Rediscovering the Administrative State: A New Appreciation for the Role of Government in Health and Human Services Administration, Part 1

Introduction
by STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

An Expedited Model for Health Care Administration Programs at the Gradutae Level
by STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Key Tasks in Healthcare Marketing: Assessing Importance and Current Level of Knowledge
by PAMELA KENNETT, STEVE HENSON, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Defining and Implementing Arsenic Policies in Bangladesh: Possible Roles for Public and Private Sector Actors
by SHAKEEL AHMED IBNE MAHMOOD and CAROLYN BALL

Identifying Health Care Quality Attributes
by ROSHNEE RAMSARAN-FOWDAR

Healthcare Management-Training and Education in the Genomic Era
by MICHELA BETTA and VAL CLULOW

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Guidelines for Educating Healthcare Managers
by ROBERT ROBINSON, GERALYN FRANKLIN, CATHIE TINNEY, STEPHEN CROW, and SANDRA HARTMAN

Vol. 27, No. 3
Rediscovering the Administrative State: A New Appreciation for the Role of Government in Health and Human Services Administration, Part 2

State, Heal Thy Physicians: An Assessment of the Louisiana Natural Death Act
by PAMELA FRANK, PETER L. CRUISE, SHARON K. PARSONS, RONALD STUTES and SCOTT FRUCHTER

From "Taxed" Health to Excise Tax: Ethical Accountability and the Fight for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs on the National and State Levels
by PATRICIA M. WIGFALL

Accountability in Social Service Contracting the State Action Doctrine and Beyond
by CHRISTINE LUDOWISE

The Evolution of the Management System of Hospitals in Greece
by ARISTIDIS-DIMITRIOS ALEXIADIS

Differences in U.S. Hospital Service Utilization between Traditional Medicare and Medicare HMO Patients
by LEE REVERE and ALAN SEAR

Vol. 27, No. 2
Rediscovering the Administrative State: A New Appreciation for the Role of Government in Health and Human Services Administration, Part 1

Introduction
by PETER L. CRUISE and SHARON K. PARSONS

Suicid Prevention: A Vital National Public Health Issue
by BARBARA D'ORIO and STEVEN J. GARLOW

The Importance of Public Sector Health Care in an Underserved Population
by HOWARD P. GREENWALD, SUZANNE O'KEEFE, and MARKE DICAMILLO

The Privatization of Human Services: Myths, Social Capital, and Civil Society
by LAWRENCE L. MARTIN

The State of Children's Health Insurance Program: Has It Reduced the Percentage of Uninsured Children?
by CHARLES E. MENIFELD and AUDWIN FLETCHER

Activism in an Age of Restraint: The Resiliency of Administrative Structure in Implementing the State Children's Health Insurance Program
by L. CHRISTOPHER PLEIN

Vol. 27, No. 1
Quality Improvement in Public Sector Healthcare Organizations

Introduction
by CHRISTOPHER R. COCHRAN

Quality Improvement in a Federally Funded Community Funded Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
by CHRISTOPHER R. COCHRAN, CHARLES B. MOSELEY, and JAMES W. PELTIER

End-User Perceptions of a Computerized Medication System: Is There Resistance to Change?
by LARRY A. MALATO and SOONHEE KIM

Re-Engineering the Los Angeles County Public Health Care Safety Net: Recommendations from a Blue Ribbon Health Task Force
by LOUIS RUBINO and WILLIAM J. FRENCH

A Cohort Study of Current and Former Medicaid in Two North Carolina Counties, 1996-1999
by WILLIAM P. BRANDON, ROSEMARY V. CHAUDRY, NANCY B. SCHOEPS, and BETSY J. WALSH

Vol. 26, No. 4

Responding to a Crisis: A Stakeholder Analysis of Community Health Organizations
by GRANT T. SAVAGE, JERI W. DUNKIN, and DAVID M. FORD

Goldratt's Thinking Process Applied to the Budget Constraints of a Texax MHMR Facility
by LLOYD J. TAYLOR, III and LANA CHURCHWELL

The Social Security Amendments of 1960: Completing the Foundation for Medicare and Medicaid
by ROBERT ANDREWS PETERS

Mergers and the New Workplace: The Effects of a Merger of Two Emergency Departments on Nursing Staff
by MARTIN LEES and GINA TAYLOR

Evaluating Emergency Medical Services: Controlling the Rising Cost of Saving Lives
by JERRY DAVIS, ROSEANN KUHNS, and DOUGLAS J. WATSON

Vol. 26, No. 3
Quality Improvement And Disadvantaged People: Quality Improvement Organizations’ Activities Reducing Disparities, Part 2

The Dual Enrolled as a Disadvantaged Population: Developing Culturally Informed Interventions for Tennessee Medicare/Medicaid Women
by RUTHBETH FINERMAN, CHRISTINA BLANCHARD-HORAN, STACY JOWERS, and SUSAN BRITTMAN

Reducing Disparities in Utilization of Mammography: Reaching Dually Eligible Women in Connecticut
by JUDITH BARR, MICHELLE KELVEY-ALBERT, MAUREEN CURRY, ALISA GAUDIOSI, KATIE TESTA, ANNE ELWELL, MARCIA PETRILLO, and THOMAS P. MEEHAN

A Program of Interventions Designed to Increase Mammography Rates in Women Ages 50 Years and Older for an Undeserved Racial Minority
by GAIL STELGER, JUDITH SAMKOFF, and JUDY KAROULLAS

Reporting a Health Quality Improvement Project for Reducing the Disparity in Screening Mammography Among Senior African-American Women
by EDWARD R. SOBEL and CINDY MANNIS

Reducing Disparities in Lipid Testing for African-American Diabetes: Interim Reporting
by KRISTIN M. MICHALOWSKI, JAY A. GOLD, DEBRA L. MORSE, and JOSEPH N. BLUESTEIN

Vol. 26, No. 2
Quality Improvement And Disadvantaged People: Quality Improvement Organizations’ Activities Reducing Disparities, Part 1

Introduction
by JOSEPH P. WEINGARTEN, JR. and DAWN FITZGERALD

Health Care Disparities in Disadvantaged Medicare Beneficiaries: A National Project Review
by JOHN H. HEBB, DAWN FITZGERALD, and WEIHONG FAN

Understanding Differences in Influenza Immunization Rates: A Survey of African-American and Caucasian Medicare Beneficiaries in Texas
by ROBERT L. ABEL, PAUL McGAHA, ROBERT YOUNG, MARK BING, TERESA FORAN, and BRIAN OAKS

Critical Elements in the Design of Culturally Appropriate Interventions Intended to Reduce Health Disparities: Immunization Rates Among Hispanic Seniors in New Mexico
by CELINDA LEVY, SUSAN CARTER, GALINA PRILOUTSKAYA, and GERTRUDE GALLEGOS

An Evaluation of a Medicaid Managed Maternity Program: The Impact of Comprehensive Care Coordination on Utilization and Pregnancy Outcomes
by CARROLL S. NASON, GREG R. ALEXANDER, MARY ANN PASS, and JOHN M. BOLLAND

Vol. 26, No. 1
Community Health Stakeholders

Introduction
by PETER C. OLDEN

A Stakeholder Approach to Community Health Management
by E. JOSE PROENCA

Hospital and Community Health: Going from Stakeholder Management to Stakeholder Collaboration
by PETER C. OLDEN

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Community Health Partnerships: A Stakeholder Accountability Approach
by ROBERT WEECH-MALDONADO, KEITH J. BENSON, and LARRY D. GAMM

Sole Hospital Commitment to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Services: Does Ownership Count?
by MEL ZHAO, HENRY J. CARRETTA, and ROBERT E. HURLEY

Creating Partnership Synergy: The Critical Role of Community Stakeholders
by ROZ D. LASKER and ELISA S. WEISS

Vol. 25, No. 4

The Use of Hospital Care: Do Insurance Status, Propective Payment, and the Unit of Payments Make a Difference?
by AMIR A. KHALIQ, ROBERT W. BROYLES, and MADELINE ROBERTSON

HMO Middle Manager Perceptions of the Legality of Specified Practices
by ROBIN T. PETERSON

Protecting the Public Interest: Issues in Contracting Managed Behavioral Health
by JULIA E. ROBINSON and THOMAS CLAY

Linking Public Relations Processes and Organizational Effectiveness at a State Health Department
by KURT WISE

Vol. 25, No. 3

Managing the Quality of Health Care
by JAMES S. LARSON ANDREAS MULLER

The Occupational, Safety, and Health of Florida Farm Workers: Environmental Justice in the Fields
by M. CELESTE MURPHY-GREENE

Nonprofit Ownership and Quality in Medicaid's Long-Term Care Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
by SAMUEL L. BROWN

Change in the U.S. Health Care System: Effects on Physician Retirement and Implications for Health Care Managers
by BAHMAN BAHRAMI, JOHN ELDER, and SARAH JACOBSON

Interorganizational Networks: Using a Theoretical Model to Predict Effectiveness of Rural Health Care Delivery Networks
by ALICE M. SCHUMAKER

Vol. 25, No. 2
Interorganizational Collaboration among Health and Social Services Providers

Introduction
by MELISSA BIEL

Coordination among Health Care Stakeholders: Effects on State Health Policy Choices
by SHEILA KENNELLY McGINNIS

Environmental Uncertainty and Colloboration among California Nonprofit Hospitals
by MELISSA BIEL

Toward a More Strategic Approach to Community Engagement - A Commentary
by KEVIN BARNETT

Toward a More Strategic Approach to Community Engagement - A Response to the Commentary by Kevin Barnett
by PAUL A. HATTIS

Internal Capacity to Support a Strategic Plan of Community Engagement - A Response to the Commentary by Kevin Barnett
by PATRICK O'DONNELL

The Networks and Resources Exchanges in Community - Based Systems of Care
by JUDY Y. YIP, ROBERT C. MYRTLE, KATHLEEN H. WILBER, and DAVID N. GRAZMAN

Vol. 25, No. 1
Psychological Burnout VIII

Introduction
by ROBERT T. GOLEMBIEWSKI

The Changing Psychological Contract at Work and Employee Burnout
by AYALA MALACH PINES

The Phase Model of burnout and Employee Turnover
by ERIC A. GOODMAN and R. WAYNE BOSS

Regional Variations in Burnout Rates in a Natural Resources Agency
by DOUGLAS M. IHRKE and THERESA L. JOHNSON

Life and Liberty: The Power of Positive Purpose
by BRIAN A. GRAGNOLATI and RONALD J. STUPAK

Hospital Restructuring and Burnout
by ESTHER R. GREENGLASS and RONALD J. BURKE

The Burnout Risk for Male Caregivers in Providing Care to Spouses Afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease
by LARRY HUBBELL and KELLY HUBBELL

Vol. 24, No. 4
Highlights: Community Engagement in Health and Human Services Policy - A Symposium

Introduction
by DANIELLE HOLLAR

Making Room for Citizens at the Public Policy Table
by SUSAN REUTHER, TAM ST. CLAIRE, and JULIA COFFMAN

Engaging Community Members in Health Policy Processes: A Mississippi Example
by BRIAN THARP and DANIELLE HOLLAR

Training Community Members for Action: Washington's Action Training Network
by PAOLA MARANAN

Long-Term Care Insurance and Public Plicy: An Analysis of Obstacles to Utilization
by CYNTHIA E. CONRAD and ANN COSTELLO

Quality, Cost, and Coverage: Examining the Federal Employees' Health Insurance Plan
by RICHARD CHARD

An Evaluation of a Medicaid Managed Maternity Program: The Impact of Comprehensive Care Coordination on Utilization and Pregnancy Outcome
by CARROLL S. NASON, GREG R ALEXANDER, MARY ANN PASS, and JOHN M. BOLLAND

Vol. 24, No. 3

HIV AIDS and Young Age Widowhood in Sub-Saharan Africa
by JACOB A. ADETUNJI

Population Movements and the Spread of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique
by KAREN F. FOREIT, AVERTINO T.L. BARRETO P. ANTONIO NOYA ISABEL, and NHATAVE

A Population Ecology Study of Hospital Closures in Florida Between 1965 and 1995
by RONALD NYHAN, MARY BETH FERRANDO, and DONALD CLARE

Medicine, Government and the Human Genome
by JAMES S. LARSON

Creating an Ethically-Sound Model of Decision-Making by Managed Care Organizations Providing Care to Children
by SUSAN ZINNER-KEMP

Factors Accociated with the Provision of Uncompensated Care in Pennsylvania Hospitals
by MICHAEL D. ROSKO

Vol. 24, No. 2

HIV Transmission Risks of Females and Males in Paired Partner Relationships
by DAVID F. SLY, DIANNE F. HARRISON, TRENT W. MOORE, and HOSANA SOLER

Gaps between HIV/AIDS Policies and Treatment in Correctional Facilities
by ADANSI A. AMANKWAA, AL BAVON, and LINDA C. AMANKWAA

AIDS-Related Knowledge and Behavior among Married Kenyan Men: A Behavioral Paradox?
by F. NII-AMOO DODOO and AKOSUA ADOMAKO AMPOFO

Correlates of HIV/AIDS-Related Knowledge and Preventive Behavior of Men in Africa
by BAFFOUR K. TAKYI

Vol. 24, No. 1

Hospital Restructuring and Nursing Staff Well Being: The Role of Personal Resources
by RONALD J. BURKE and ESTHER R. GREENGLASS

The Regulation of Outpatient Services: An Analysis of the Interaction Between HCFA and Medicare Providers
by JOSEPH P. WEINGARTEN

Modern Medical Genetics: A Systems Approach
by HON FONG L. MARK and ROGER J. DEVEAU

Zero-Sum Politics, the Herbert Thesis and the Ryan White Care Act: Lessons from the Local Side of AIDS
by JAMES D. SLACK

Effects of Institutional Services and Characteristics on Use of Postacute Care Settings
by WILLIAM BUCZKO

Vol. 23, No. 4
Hospital Restructuring and Downsizing: Taking Stock

Introduction
by RONALD J. BURKE

Hospital Reengineering: An Evolving Management Innovation - History, Current Status and Future Direction
by STEPHEN LEE WALSTON, LINDA D. URDEN, and PATRICIA SULLIVAN

Managing the Consequences of Hospital Cutbacks: The Role of Workforce Reduction Practices
by KENT V. RONDEAU and TERRY H. WAGAR

Downsizing-initiated Job Transfer of Hospital Nurses: How Do the Job Transferees Fare?
by MARJORIE ARMSTRONG-STASSEN, SHEILA J. CAMERON, and MARTHA E. HORSBURGH

Hospital Restructuring: Impact On Nurses Mediated By Social Support And A Perception Of Challenge
by KATHLEEN A. MOORE

Vol. 23, No. 3
Examining the Changing Structure of the American Health Care System: A Symposium

Introduction
by MARY ANN FELDHEIM

Administrators And Mergers: A Study Of Administrators' Perceptions
by MARY ANN FELDHEIM

Medicaid Managed Care And Provider Consolidation
by GABRTELA S. WOLFSON and JEFFREY C. TALBERT

Protecting The Public Interest: Issues In Contracting Managed Behavioral Health Care
by JULIA ROBINSON and THOMAS CLAY

The Role Of A County Health Department As A Linking-Pin Organization In A Network
by JOHN ZANETICH

Strategic Management And Health Workforce Policy
by JOHN A. VALENTINE

Vol. 23, No. 2

The Politics and Policies of Caring For the Elderly In An Age of Retirement
by LAURA KATZ OLSON

The Interests Of Three Stakeholders In Independent Personal Care For Disabled Elders
by SHARON M. KEIGHER

The Demographic, Economic, And Health Profile Of Older Latinos: Implications For Health And Long-Term Care Policy And The Latinos Family
by VALENTINE M. VILLA and MARIA P. ARANDA

Issues Confronting Lesbian And Gay Elders: The Challenge For Health And Human Services Providers
by JACALYN A. CLAES and WAYNE MOORE

Aging In America: Challenges And Strategies For Health Care Delivery
by ESTHER M. FORTI, JAMES A. JOHNSON, and DAVID R. GRABER

Redesign In The Long-Term Care Industry: A Restraint Reduction Or Restraint Elimination Program In The Nursing Home
by BILL WILEY

Vol. 23, No. 1

Physician Unionization In The United States: Fad Or Phenomenon?
by TIMOTHY J. HOFF

Gaining Strategic Advantages Through Partnerships With Public Health Departments
by W. MICHAEL REID, DAVID P. PAGE, DENNIS V. COOKRO, IRA G. MANDEL, RUSSEL M. HOSTETLER, and KATHERINE P. MASON

Hospital Competition In Major U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Empirical Evidence
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