The effects on population health status of using dedicated property taxes to fund local public health agencies
- Pomp and Whine. Born, Kathleen Leahy // Connection (0895-6405);Winter2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p16
Presents an article expressing views of a Cambridge, Massachusetts councilor on the contribution of universities to the economic and cultural health of the city. Exemption of research from local property taxes on account of educational nonprofit mission; Stability enjoyed by the city;...
- A More Affordable New York Should Be The Top Priority. Kolb, Brian M. // Business Journal (Central New York);1/25/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p25
The article reflects on the issue of making New York a more affordable place to live and work. He suggested that the best way to reduce property taxes is by holding the line on spending, capping the tax levy and eliminating Medicaid waste. He advocated for an Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance...
- Taxpayers ante up--without griping--in drive to make London a health care capital. Swanson, Lynne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/07/99, Vol. 161 Issue 5, p586
Discusses the issue of health care in London, Ontario. Attempt to keep the city's taxes low; Statistics on medical-related spending; How residents do not mind paying higher property taxes when they know the money will be spent to support local hospitals and other medical-related ventures.
- Tightrope walkers. Lentz, Rebecca // Modern Physician;Dec2000, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p42
Offers a look at the medical crisis in California. Expectations for KPC Medical Management; Salary range of physicians; Concerns on prescription drug prices.
- Contract chaos: Managing care can be difficult in fragmented systems. Afable, Richard // Modern Physician;Oct2001, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p24
Focuses on the problems of authorizations, certifications, denials, payment slowdowns, retrospective reviews and request for more information in fragmented healthcare systems. How to determine the possible cause of lack of understanding fragmented hospital operations; Significance of leadership.
- Understanding the Canadian Health Care System. Klatt, Irene // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Sep2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p42
Focuses on Canada's health care system which is a complex arrangement between the federal and provincial governments. Legislation concerning the health care system; Government program design, legislation and funding; Delivery of health care services by health care providers; Balance of the...
- Harnessing the power of community collaboration. Rocklage, Mary Roch // AHA News;10/21/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 41, p4
Focuses on the importance of community relationships in improving the health care system in the U.S. Benefits of community collaboration; Information on the activities of the Association for Community Health Improvement; Factors that affect health in a community.
- Chapter 10. The Importance of Health and Medical Care for Public Health. Rosén, Måns; Haglund, Bengt // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;2001 Supplement 58, Vol. 29 Issue s58, p219
Examines the importance of health and medical care for public health in Sweden. Improvement in coronary care; Decline in risks of dying from stroke; Cancer survival.
- Study sees passing of managed-care era. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;12/23/2002 Double Issue, Vol. 36 Issue 51, p4
Reports on decline in the managed care industry. Decline in health insurance coverage provided by small employers; Increased governmental intervention; Elimination of unnecessary treatment from managed care systems; Homogeneity in managed care organizations.