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Publications

The Jefferson School of Population Health produces a variety of publications, including books, peer-reviewed journals and newsletters. Faculty and staff of the School have authored and edited ground-breaking works that focus on topics such as quality and safety; health care governance; medical education; population health; and health policy.

Books

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Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness. David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Joanne Reifsnyder, PhD, ACHPN, Raymond J. Fabius, MD, Valerie P. Pracillio, MPH. Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1st Edition (August 16, 2010).
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Governance for Health Care Providers. The Call to Leadership. Edited by David B. Nash, MD, MBA, William J. Oetgen, MD, MBA, and Valerie P. Pracilio. Productivity Press (December 10, 2008)
Productivity Press (December 10, 2008).
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The Health Care Quality Book: Vision, Strategy and Tools. Edited by Elizabeth R. Ransom, MD, Maulik S. Joshi, DrPH, David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Scott B. Ransom, DO, FACHE. Health Administration Press; 2nd edition (November 14, 2008).
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Practicing Medicine in the 21st Century. Edited by David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Alexandria Skoufalos, EdD, Megan Hartman MS, and Howard Horwitz, MPH. American College of Physician Executives; 1st edition (November 1, 2006).
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The Quality Solution: The Stakeholder's Guide to Improving Health Care. Edited by David B. Nash, MD, MBA, and Neil I. Goldfarb. Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 1st edition (September 15, 2006).
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Economic Evaluation in U.S. Health Care: Principles and Applications. Laura T. Pizzi, PharmD, MPH, and Jennifer Lofland, PhD, PharmD, MPH. Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 1st edition (September 23, 2005).
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Connecting with the New Healthcare Consumer: Defining Your Strategy. David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Mary Pat Manfredi, Barbara Bozarth, and Susan Howell. Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 1st edition (April 15, 2001)
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Disease Management: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Outcomes Research. Edited by Warren E. Todd, MBA, and David Nash, MD, MBA. Josey-Bass; 1st edition (January 22, 2001).
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Journals and Journal Supplements

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American Journal of Medical Quality - Official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality. This peer-reviewed journal keeps readers informed about the resources, processes, and perspectives contributing to quality measurement and improvement, and presents a forum for the exchange of ideas, strategies, and methods in the delivery of health care. http://ajm.sagepub.com

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Biotechology Healthcare - Official Journal of the Biologic Finance and Access Council. This journal reports on the way in which biopharmaceuticals and molecular diagnostics are managed and used, their value to third-party payers and employer purchasers, and the coverage, economic, and health policy issues posed by the use of biologics. It provides a forum for the discussion of these issues and explores ways to meet the challenge of balancing appropriate access with economic concerns.   http://www.biotechnologyhealthcare.com/index.cfm

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P&T (Pharmacy and Therapeutics)This peer-reviewed journal focuses on providing the latest information for establishing and updating medication-related policies and formularies, highlighting research and data on drug utilization, prescribing, and adverse drug reactions in order to promote optimal outcomes for patients.http://www.pharmscope.com

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Population Health Management – Official Journal of DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance. Formerly known as Disease Management, the new title of this authoritative peer-reviewed journal reflects the expanding scope of health care management and quality. The Journal delivers a comprehensive, integrated approach to the field of population health and provides information designed to improve the systems and policies that affect health care quality, access, and outcomes, thereby improving the health of an entire populatiion. http://www.liebertpub.com/Products/Product.aspx?pid=301

Recent Journal Supplements

Population Health Management:
Healthways, February 2011
With the untimely demise of the Medicare Health Support demonstration projects as the focus, this supplement offers a collection of commentaries and articles that address the perceived strengths and weaknesses of existing programs, present new models, and discuss analytic methods to achieve more accurate assessments of the value of disease management.

US Preventive Medicine, October 2010
This supplement contains a brief overview of preventive health in the United States, synopses of relevant sections from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and an update on US Preventive Medicine’s preventive care model, which serves as an example of an innovative approach to the delivery of preventive services.

American Journal of Medical Quality:
University Healthsystem Consortium, Mar/Apr 2011
This supplement presents key messages from the 2010 UHC Quality and Safety Fall Forum, as well as an overview of the plenary sessions, and abstracts of 17 breakout session presentations.

Sanofi DVT, Jan/Feb 2010
This supplement is a definitive, comprehensive resource on DVT screening, prophylaxis, and treatment.

Newsletters

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Health Policy Newsletter The Health Policy Newsletter is a well-established, peer-reviewed publication with an audience of over 27, 000 readers from diverse fields and backgrounds. The Health Policy Newsletter aims to further the mission of the School of Population Health by highlighting initiatives that have policy implications at the local, regional, and national levels. The Health Policy Newsletter is published quarterly and is governed by an editorial board comprised of Thomas Jefferson University faculty and expert policy stakeholders.

Prescriptions for Excellence in Healthcare: Prescriptions for Excellence in Health Care is a series of supplements to the Health Policy Newsletter devoted to quality improvement and patient safety. Produced by the Jefferson School of Population Health in partnership with Lilly USA, LLC. the supplements are offered quarterly.

Value-Based Purchasing: Value-Based Purchasing is a quarterly newsletter intended to help employers become more effective purchasers of health benefits on behalf of their employees. Contents include tools and practical strategies for employers, as well as evaluative findings and opportunities for readers to share their experiences.

For more information on these publications, please contact 215-955-6969.