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Introduction to Health Services Research : A Self-Study Course

Index to the Course Content

This page is an index to major concepts, exercises, review questions, the bibliography, and Web sites mentioned in this learning opportunity. Do not forget to look on the glossary page for terms.

Note: Links to agencies, organizations, etc. go to the site. The Module Link goes to the section in the e-learning course where the element is discussed. All Links open in a new window. Close the window to return to this page.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Element

Web Site
(if available)

A (Top)  
AAMC - American Association of Medical Colleges (Players) URL
ABI-Inform (Search)
AcademyHealth (History) (Players) URL
Access Project, The (Case 1) URL
Akhter, Mohammad N. (History)  
Activities of Daily Living (ADL) scale (History)  
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (History)  
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (Players) URL
AHRQ - Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (History) (Players) URL
American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) (Players) URL
American Cancer Society (History) URL
American College of Surgeons (History) URL
American Hospital Association (History) URL
American Medical Association (History 01 History 02) URL
American Public Health Association (History) URL
American Sociological Association (ASA), Section on Medical Sociology (History) URL
Analysis  
Assignment  
Assessment  
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (Case 1) URL
Association for Health Services Research (AHSR) (now, AcademyHealth) (History) (Players) URL
B (Top)  
Balanced Budget Act (History)  
Bergner, Marilyn (History)  
Bibliography  
BIOETHICSLINE, now ETHX on the Web (Search) URL
Bonus Marches (History)  
Bureau of Indian Affairs, see Indian Health Service  
C (Top)  
Cabot, Richard C. (History)  
California Endowment, The (Case 1) URL
Carnegie Corporation of New York (Foundation) (History) URL
Case-control studies (Studies)  
Cases:
  • Cases Overview
  • Case 1. Health Disparities Case Study
  • Case 2. The End-Stage Renal Disease Program: Quality Issues
  • Case 3. Medicare Reimbursement Reforms
  • Case 4. Bioterrorism -- Community Preparedness
  • Case 5. HIV/AIDS, the AIDS Drug Assistance Program
 
Center for Studying Health System Change (Case 1) URL
Center for the Advancement of Health (Case 1) URL
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS - formerly HCFA) (History) (Players) URL
Chicago Medical Society (History) URL
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), also see, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) URL
CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (Search) URL
Class struggle (History)  
CMS - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA) (Players) URL
Codman, Ernest A. (History)  
Cohort studies (Studies)  
Commission on Hospital Care (AHA) (History)  
Committee on Medicine and the Changing Order (History)  
Committee on the Costs of Medical Care (History)  
Commonwealth Fund (History) (Players) (Case 1) URL
Comprehensive Health Planning and Services Act - PL 89-749 (History)  
Core Areas of Interest in Health Services Research (What Is?)  
Cost control (History)  
Cost shifting (History)  
"Crisis in health care" (History)  
Critical Incident Technique (History)  
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL) (Search) URL
D (Top)  
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care (History) URL
Definitions of Health Services Research (What Is?)  
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW), now Department of Health and Human Services (History) URL
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), formerly Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (History) URL
Department of Labor, Division of Cost of Living surveys (History)  
Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) (History)  
DIRLINE (Search) URL
Donabedian, Avedis (History)  
DRG Creep (History)  
E (Top)  
ECRI (Players) URL
Education and Training of Health Sciences Librarians (NLM) (Librarians) URL
Enrichment Section, Module 1  
Enrichment Section, Module 2  
Enrichment Section, Module 3  
Enrichment Section, Module 4  
Enrichment Section, Module 5  
Enrichment Section, Module 6  
Enrichment Section, Module 7  
Ethics and the patient's right to refuse treatment (History)  
ETHX on the Web (Search) URL
EBP Form for Evaluating the Literature (LitEval)  
Evidence-Based Practice Centers (EPCs), AHRQ (Players) URL
Executive Order 13124 (Clinton) (History) URL
Exploring the Dangerous Trades. (Hamilton) (History)  
Extrapolation (LitEval)  
F (Top)  
Falk, Isadore (History)  
Farr, William (History)  
Fee for Service Reimbursement (History)  
Feminist movement (History)  
Flexner, Abraham (1866-1959) (History)  
Flexner Report (History)  
G (Top)  
"Gag rules" (History)  
Genetics (History)  
Glossaries of Health Services Research Terms (Glossary)  
Glover, J. Allison (History)  
H (Top)  
Hamilton, Alice (History)  
HaPI - Health and Psychosocial Instruments (Search)  
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) (Search)  
Health Care Delivery System (History)  
Health Care for All (MA) (Case 1) URL
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) (now CMS) (History) (Players)  

Health Care Reform (History)

 
Health Insurance (History)  
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) (History) URL
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) (History) URL
Health Maintenance Organizations (History 1 History 2 History 3)  
Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) (History) URL
Health Research Act, 1956 (History)  
Health Research and Educational Trust - HRET (History) URL
Health Services and Sciences Research Resources - HSRR (Search) URL
Health Services Research, Definitions of (What Is?)  
Health Services Research Methods (Shi) (History)  
Health Services Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT) (Search)
Health Services Filters on healthcare quality and costs (Search) URL
Health Services Research, Core Areas of Interest (What Is?)  
Health Services Research, definitions (What Is?)  
Health Services Research issues (What Is?)  
Health Services Research (a journal) (History) (Search) URL
Health Services Research Journals (Search)  
Health Services Research Projects in Progress - HSRProj (Search) URL
Health Technology Assessment International - HTAi (History) (Players) URL
Health, United States (History) URL
HEDIS (History) URL
Hill-Burton - Hospital Survey and Construction Act (History) URL
HIPAA (History) URL
Hospital Research and Education Trust - HRET, now Health Research and Educational Trust (History) URL
Hospital Survey and Construction - Hill-Burton Act (History) URL
HSR Information Central (Search) URL
HSR Study Category (Search) URL
HSRProj - Health Services Research Projects (Search) URL
HSRR - Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (Search) URL
HSTAT - Health Services Technology Assessment Text (Search) URL
Hull House (History)  
I (Top)  
Index to Legal Periodicals (Search) URL
Indian Health Service (IHS) (History) URL
Industrial Poisons in the United States. (Hamilton) (History)  
Industrial Toxicology (Hamilton) (History) URL
Institute of Medicine (IOM) (History) (Players)
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (IJTAHC) (Players) URL
International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care - ISTAHC (now called International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (IJTAHC) (Players) URL
Interpretation (LitEval)  
J (Top)  
Joint Commission URL
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, see Joint Commission (History)  
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), see Joint Commission (history) (Players)  
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation (History) URL
Journals in Health Services Research (Search)  
Julius Rosenwald Fund (History)  
K (Top)  
Kaiser Family Foundation (Players)
Kaplan, Robert (History)  
Karnofsky, David A. (History)  
Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (History)  
Katz, Solomon (History)  
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Case 1) URL
Key Journals in Health Services Research (Search)  
Key Projects and Milestones in Health Services Research (History)  
L (Top)  
The Leadership Campaign on AIDS (Case 1) URL
LocatorPlus (Case 1, Case 2, Case 3, Case 4, Case 5) URL
M (Top)  
Macy Foundation, see Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation URL
Major Issues in Health Services Research (What Is?)  
Measurement errors (Liteval)  
Medicaid (History)  
Medical confidentiality, see HIPAA (History)  
Medicare (History)  
Medicare Modernization Management Act, 2003 (History) (Players) URL
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) (Players)
Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General (History) URL
Mental Health Parity Act (History)
Mental Illness (History)  
Milbank Memorial Fund (History) URL
MRFIT Study (Liteval)  
Morris, Jeremy (History)  
N (Top)  
National AIDS Education and Services for Minorities (NAESM) (Case 1) URL
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors - NASTAD (Case 1) URL
National Association of Health Data Organizations - NAHDO (Players) (Case 1) URL
National Board of Medical Examiners (History) URL
National Center for Health Services Research and Development (NCHSR) (History)  
National Center for Health Statistics - NCHS (Players) URL
National Committee for Quality Assurance - NCQA (Players) URL
National Guideline Clearinghouse (History) (Players) URL
National health insurance (History 1) History 2)  
National Health Service Act (History)  
National Health Survey (now the National Health Interview Survey) (History) URL
National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology - NICHSR (History) (Players)
National Institutes of Health - NIH (Players)
National Medical Association (Case 1) URL
NIH Nursing Research Study Section (History)  
NIH Revitalization Act (History)  
National Mental Health Act (History)  
National Technical Information Service - NTIS (Search) URL
NTIS - National Technical Information Service (Search)
Neighborhood health centers (History)  
New York Foundation (History) URL
Nightingale, Florence (History)  
NIH Health Services Research Study Section (History)  
NIH Nursing Research Study Section (History)  
O (Top)  
Occupational Health (History)  
Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) (History)  
P (Top)  
PAIS International (Search) URL
Patient Outcomes Research Teams (PORTS) (History)  
Permanente Foundation of California (History)  
Petty, William (History)  
Pew Charitable Trusts (Players) URL
Physican Credentialling (History)  
Platform for Change (MLA) (Librarians) URL
Polio vaccine (History)  
PopLine (Search) URL
PORTS (AHCPR) (History)  
Private Players (Players)  
Prospective Payment System (PPS) (History) URL
Public Health Service (History) URL
PubMed (Search) URL
   
Q (Top)  
Quality Filtering (LitEval)  
Quality of Well-Being Scale (History)  
R (Top)  
Race, HealthCare, and the Law (Professor Vernellia Randall's Web site) (Case 1) URL
RAND Corporation (History) URL
RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE) (History) URL
Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) (Studies)  
Recall bias (Liteval)  
RePORTER - Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools Expenditures and Results URL
Report on National Vitality (History)  
Review Questions, Module 1  
Review Questions, Module 2  
Review Questions, Module 3  
Review Questions, Module 4  
Review Questions, Module 5  
Review Questions, Module 6  
Review Questions, Module 7  
Richmond, Julius B. (History)  
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Players) URL
Rockefeller Foundation (History) URL
Russell Sage Foundation (History) URL
S (Top)  
Salk, Jonas (History)  
Sampling (Studies) (LitEval)  
Sanazaro, Paul (History)  
"Seven Healthy Habits" (History)  
Shi, Leiyu (History)  
Sickness Impact Profile (History)  
SF-36 Health Survey (History)  
Social Security Act (History 1) (History 2)  
Social unrest (History)  
Sociological Abstracts (Search)
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) (History) URL
State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) (Case 1) URL
Statistical significance (Liteval)  
Substance Abuse (History)  
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA (Players)

Surveys (Studies)

 
Sydenstricker, Edgar (History 1) (History 2)  
T (Top)  
Thompson, Tommy G. (History)  
Training plan (health services research education and training program): background and summary (Librarians)  
Twentieth Century Fund (History) URL
U (Top)  
Uninsured (History)  
Urban Institute (History)
Urban Institute Health Policy Center (Case 1) URL
U.S. Public Health Service (History) URL
Uses of Epidemiology (Morris) (History)  
V (Top)  
Veterans Administration - VA - Health Services Research & Development (History) (Players)
Vietnam War (History)  

W - X - Y - Z (Top)

 
Ware, John E. (History)  
Wennberg, John (What Is?) (History)  
White, Kerr (History)  
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Case 1) URL
Worker Health (History)  
World Health Organization (WHO) (History) URL

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