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Introduction to Health Services Research : A Self-Study Course

Bibliography of Relevant Articles and Books in Health Services Research

This bibliography contains citations to books and articles used in the e-learning modules and cases. Each module's Enrichment Section also contains links to articles and to Web sites that provide additional information about the content in a module.

Several of the articles are available free but some must be purchased.

Reminder: links to Medline citations and to full text documents off this site will open in a new window. These links are enclosed in square brackets like this: [Online]. Close the opened window when you are done reviewing the content. "Back" will take you to the module or case where you came from.

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Abramson JH. Making sense of data: a self-instruction manual on the interpretation of epidemiological data. NY: Oxford University Press, 1988. [back].

AcademyHealth. What is Health Services Research? AcademyHealth, 2000. [Online] [back].

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. MEDTEP Update. Spring 1995;1(2); AHCPR Pub. No. 95-0049.

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. PORT & PORT II Abstracts. June 1995. AHCPR Pub. No. 95-0070.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. What is Health Services Research? Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2002. [Online] [back].

Altman SH; Young DA. A decade of Medicare's prospective payment system--success or failure? J Am Health Policy. 1993;3(2):11-9. [Medline] [back].

Anderson OW. The Evolution of health services research: personal reflections on applied social science. 1st ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1991. [back].

Applied Research Center, California and The Northwest Federation of Community Organizations. Closing The Gap: Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities. 2005. [Online] [Back].

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Baker, Elizabeth A., Sharon Homan, Sr. Rita Schonhoff and Matthew Kreuter. 1999. Principles of Practice for Academic/Practice/Community Research Partnerships. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 16(3S):86-93. [Medline] [back].

Berman GD; Kottke TE; Ballard DJ. Effectiveness research and assessment of clinical outcome: a review of federal government and medical community involvement. Mayo Clin Proc. 1990;65:657-63. [Medline] [back].

Blazer DG; Landerman LR; Fillenbaum G; Horner R. Health services access and use among older adults in North Carolina: urban vs rural residents. Am J Public Health 1995 Oct;85(10):1384-90. [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

Blendon RJ; Edwards J. Caring for the uninsured: choices for reform. JAMA. 1991;265(19):2563-5. [Medline] [back].

Blendon RJ; Edwards JN; Hyams AL. Making the critical choices. JAMA. 1992;267(18):2509-20. [Medline] [back].

Bradburn, Norman M. The Structure of Psychological Well-Being. Chicago: Aldine, 1969. [back].

Breslow L, Enstrom JE. Persistence of health habits and their relationship to mortality. Prev Med 1980 Jul;9(4):469-483. [back].

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Codman EA. The shoulder: rupture of the supraspinatus tendon and other lesions in or about the subacromial bursa. Boston: T. Todd Company; 1934. Preface; p. xii. [back].

Consumer Reports. The Crisis in health insurance, Part 2. September 1990:608-617. [back] [back 02].

Converse JM; Presser S. Survey questions: handcrafting the standardized questionnaire. A Sage University Paper on Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, series number 07-063. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1986. [back].

Cronin C. Hospital profitability under PPS holds key implications for employers. Bus Health. 1986 May;3(6):48 [Medline] [back].

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De Lew N; Greenberg G; Kinchen K. A layman's guide to the U.S. health care system. Health Care Financing Review. 1992;14(1):151-69. [Medline] [back] [back 02].

Department of Health and Human Services. The New Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) (press release), June 14, 2001. [Online] [back].

Derrick FW; Scott CE. National health insurance: lessons from the United States experiment. Health Care Manage Rev. 1995;20(3):55-63. [Medline]

Donabedian A. The Quality of care: how can it be assessed? JAMA. 1988;260(12):1743-8. [Medline] [back]

Donabedian A. Explorations in quality assessment and monitoring. Vol I. The definition of quality and approaches to its assessment, 1980; Vol II. The criteria and standards of quality, 1982; Vol III. The methods and findings of quality assessment and monitoring: an illustrated analysis. Ann Arbor, Health Administration Press, 1985. [back]

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Eichenwald K. Death and deficiency in kidney treatment. New York Times. December 4, 1995:A1, A12, A13. [back]

Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Evidence-based medicine: a new approach to teaching the practice of medicine. JAMA.1992;268(17):2420-5. [Medline] [back].

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F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing America, 2006. Trust for America's Health (TFAH), 2006. [Online] [back].

Flexner, Abraham. Medical Education in the United States and Canada: A Report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Bulletin Number Four. New York: Carnegie Foundation, 1910. [PDF] [back].

Flook EE; Sanazaro PJ. Health services research and R&D in perspective. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1973. [back] [back 02] [back 03] [back 04] [back 05] [back 06].

Fox DM. The Milbank Quarterly and health services research, 1977-1990. Milbank Quarterly. 1991;69(2):185-97. [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

Fuchs VR. The Future of health policy. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1993.

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Gong YL et al. Cigarette smoking in China: prevalence, characteristics, and attitudes in Minhang District. JAMA.1995;274(15):1232-4. [Medline] [back].

Goodman C; Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU). Literature searching and evidence interpretation for assessing health care practices. Stockholm: SBU, 1993.

Greenberg W. Competition, regulation, and rationing in health care. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1991.

Gray BH, Gusmano MK, Collins SR. AHCPR and the changing politics of health services research. Health Aff (Millwood). 2003 Jan-Jun;Suppl Web Exclusives:W3-283-307. PMID: 14527262 [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

Grumbach K; Anderson GM; Luft HS; Roos LL; Brook R. Regionalization of cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada. Geographic access, choice, and outcomes. JAMA 1995 Oct 25;274(16):1282-8. [Medline] [back].

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Hamilton, Alice. Exploring the Dangerous Trades: The Autobiography of Alice Hamilton. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1985 (reprint of 1943 edition, Little, Brown). [back].

Hamilton, Alice. Industrial Poisons in the United States. The Macmillan Co., 1925. [back].

Hamilton, Alice. Industrial Toxicology. 1934. [back].

Health Care Financing Review. Statistical supplement, 1995. Table 29:216-7. [Medline] [back].

Holahan J; Coughlin T; Ku L; Lipson DJ; Rajan S. Insuring the poor through Section 1115 Medicaid waivers. Health Affairs. 1995;14(1):199-216. [Medline] [Full Text].

Huber M. Health Expenditure Trends in OECD Countries, 1970-1997 - Statistical Data Included. Health Care Financing Review. 1999: Winter [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

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Iglehart JK. Health policy report: Medicaid and managed care. NEJM. 1995;332(25):1727-1731. [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

Institute of Medicine. Health Services Research: Opportunities for an Expanding Field of Inquiry - An Interim Statement. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994. [Full Text] [back].

Institute of Medicine. Health Services Research: Work Force and Educational Issues. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1995. [Full Text] [back].

Institute of Medicine. Health Services Research: Report of a Study. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1979. [Full Text] [back].

Institute of Medicine. Improving information services for health services researchers: a report to the National Library of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1991. [back].

Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy. March 20, 2002. Minorities More Likely to Receive Lower-Quality Health Care, Regardless of Income and Insurance Coverage, Press Release. [Full Text] [back].

Israel, Barbara, Richard Lichtenstein, Paula Lantz, Robert McGranaghan, Alex Allen, J. Ricardo Guzman, Donald Softley, and Barbara Maciak. 2001. The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. Journal of Public Health Management Practice 7(5): 1-19. [Medline] [back] [back 02].

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Kahn KL, Keeler EB, Sherwood MJ, Rogers WH, et al. Comparing outcomes of care before and after implementation of the DRG-Based Prospective Payment System. JAMA. 1990;64(15):1984-88. [Medline].

Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, Jun 28, 2004. [Online] [back].

Klahr S. Anemia, dialysis, and dollars. N Engl J Med. 1996;334(7):461-3. [Medline] [Purchase] [back] [back 02].

Krieger, James, Carol Allen, Allen Cheadle, Sandra Ciske, James K. Schier, Kirsten Senturia, and Marianne Sullivan. 2002. Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Social Determinants of Health: Lessons Learned From Seattle Partners for Healthy Communities. Health Education and Behavior 29(3):361-382. [Medline] [back].

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Lee, Philip R., Carroll L. Estes, and Fatima M. Rodriguez, eds. 2003. The Nation's Health. 7th Ed. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Barlett. [Purchase].

Levinsky NG; Mesler DE. Measuring, managing, and improving the quality of end-stage renal disease care. Am J Kidney Dis. 1994 Aug;24(2):235-46. [Medline] [back].

Lichtenstein, Richard. June 25, 2002. The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center: CBPR in Action. Presentation to the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. [back].

Lipscomb CE, ed. Symposium. Applying knowledge and skills: new directions. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1995;83(4):453-54. [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

Lipscomb CE. Training plan (health services research education and training program): background and summary. Report to the National Library of Medicine, May 1995. [back].

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Matuszewski KA. Technology assessment, In: Oleske DM, ed., Epidemiology and the delivery of health care services: methods and applications. NY: Plenum Press, 1995.

Mausner JS; Kramer S. Epidemiology, an introductory text. 2nd edition. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1985. [back].

McLendon WW. Ernest A. Codman, MD (1869-1940), the End Result Idea, and The Product of a Hospital: The Challenge of a man ahead of his time and perhaps ours. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1990;114:1101-4. [Medline] [back].

Medical Library Association. CE 102: Health Care Administration. Laura Larsson, course developer. Chicago: MLA, 1995. [back].

The Medical outcomes & guidelines sourcebook. Washington, D.C.: Healthcare Information Center, Faulkner & Gray, Inc., 1992.

Morris JN. Uses of Epidemiology. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1975. [back].

Morris RD; Naumova EN; Munasinghe RL. Ambient air pollution and hospitalization for congestive heart failure among elderly people in seven large US cities. Am J Public Health 1995 Oct;85(10):1361-5. [Medline] [Full Text] [back].

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National Library of Medicine. Health Services Research. Online MeSH. 1980. [Online] [back].

National Library of Medicine (Public Services Division). Health services: sources of information for research. Bethesda, MD: NLM, 1992. NLM-PSD-92-01. PB92-221175. [Full Text] [back].

National Library of Medicine. Specialized module: health services research information. Bethesda, MD: NLM, 1995. [back].

National Library of Medicine. The Education and Training of Health Sciences Librarians. Bethesda, MD: NLM, 1995. [Online] [back].

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Platform for change: the educational policy statement of the Medical Library Association. Chicago, IL: The Association, 1992. [Online] Site URL: http://www.mlanet.org/education/platform/ . [back].

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Researching health : qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods / edited by Mike Saks and Judith Allsop. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007. [Purchase] [back]

Rettig RA; Lohr KN. Measuring, managing, and improving quality in the end-stage renal disease treatment setting: conference overview. Am J Kidney Dis. 1994;24(2):228-34. [Medline] [back].

Riegelman RK; Hirsch RP. Studying a study and testing a test: how to read the medical literature. 2nd edition. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1989.

Rosen G. A History of public health. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1993. [back].

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Sechrest L; Backre TE; Rogers EM; Campbell TF; Grady ML (eds.) Effective dissemination of clinical and health information. AHCPR Pub. No. 95-0015. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. December 1994. [back].

Shi, Leiyu. Health Services Research Methods. Albany, New York: Delmar Publishers, 1997. 368 p. [back].

Starr P. The Social transformation of American medicine. NY: Basic Books, 1982. [back] [back02] [back 03] [back04].

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Tarlov AR. Multiple influences propel outcomes field. Medical Outcomes Trust Bulletin. 1995;3(5):1,4. [back].

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U.S. Bureau of the Census. Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2005. August 2006. [Online] [back].

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 1999. [Full Text] [back].

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Wasson JH; Reda DJ; Bruskewitz RC; Elinson J; Keller AM; Henderson WG. A comparison of transurethral surgery with watchful waiting for moderate symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. The Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group on Transurethral Resection of the Prostate. N Engl J Med.1995 Jan 12;332(2):75-9. [Medline] [Purchase] [back].

Wennberg, John. The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care. 1996. [Online] [back].

White, Kerr L. Health Care Research: Old Wine in New Bottles. Presented in the University of Virginia's History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series on September 24, 1992. [Online] [back].

Woolhandler S; Himmelstein DU. Resolving the cost/access conflict: the case for a national health program. J Gen Int Med. 1989;4(Jan/Feb):54-60. [Medline] [back].

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