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Session: Policy Innovations to Improve Health System Performance and Outcomes
4226.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Policy Innovations to Improve Health System Performance and Outcomes
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) identify alternative ways of using policy and law to affect change within the health system; and (2) understand how to assess the effects of alternative policy instruments on key outcomes including health care accessibility, quality, and efficiency.
Moderator(s):Kevin Ryan, JD, MA
2:30 PMImpact of a Local Hospital Charity Care Law, Nassau County, NY  [ Recorded presentation ]
David M. Ackman, MD, MPH, Linda Cucci
2:45 PMInnovations in Pharmacy Policy: A Public Health Perspective with Some Surprising Expectations  [ Recorded presentation ]
Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau, PhD, Lincy S. Lal, PharmD, PhD, Jay H. Glasser, MS, Phd
3:00 PMPatient Safety: The Role of Congress  [ Recorded presentation ]
Angela Mattie, MPH, JD
3:15 PMUnlimited and unrestricted access to ultraviolet radiation: A case for effective state regulation over the indoor tanning industry  [ Recorded presentation ]
Meghana Desai, MBA, Jack Warren Salmon, PhD
3:30 PMPolicy recommendations to improve the Substance Use Disorder treatment and prevention infrastructures  [ Recorded presentation ]
David Rosenbloom, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA