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September 2009 (Volume 87)
September 2009 | Jonathan E. Fielding
What is the role of governmental public health in ensuring the quality of medical care? With some notable exceptions, state and local public health departments have taken a passive role in medical care system quality assurance. Yet medical care can contribute much to improving the health of populations and at least some to reducing health disparities. The article in this issue of The Milbank Quarterly by Chamany and colleagues describes one public health agency’s novel approach to the clinical management of adult diabetics: working with health care providers.
Author(s): Jonathan E. Fielding
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Volume 87, Issue 3 (pages 581–584)
Published in 2009
Comparative Effectiveness Research in Ontario, Canada: Producing Relevant and Timely Information for Health Care Decision Makers
Commentary: A Legal Perspective on Diabetes Surveillance—Privacy and the Police Power