1 American Council of Life Insurance, Life Insurance Fact Book, (New York: American Council of Life Insurance, 1976), p. 9. 2 Health Insurance Institute, The Source Book of Health Insurance Data 1974 - 1975, (New York: Health Insurance Institute, 1975), p. 19. 3 American Council of Life Insurance, op. cit., p. 38. 4 Automobile I
The Commission's approach to the problems described in this chapter has been to focus on strengthening and balancing the relationship between the individual insurance applicant, policyholder, or claimant and the insurance institution with whom he deals. As indicated at the outset, the Commission's recommendations have three objectives: (1) to c
The extensive flow of information about individuals into and out of organizations that conduct underwriting and claims investigations for insurers is described in Chapter 8.
Both life and health and property and liability insurers routinely disclose information about an applicant or insured to the agent, to the extent necessary to service the policy; to reinsurers (when a company underwriting a large policy wants to reduce its exposure to loss); to an insured's physician; to inspection bureaus to facilitate the prepar
One need only glance at the dramatic changes in our country during the last hundred years to understand why the relationship between organizational record keeping and personal privacy has become an issue in almost all modern societies. The records of a hundred years ago tell little about the average American, except when he died, perhaps when and
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. References
Acosta, O., & Toro, P. A. (2000). Let's ask the homeless people themselves: A needs assessment based on a probability sample of adults. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28 , 343-366. Ahmed, S., & Toro, P. A. (2004). Religiosity and ethnicity as moderators of substance abuse in at-risk adolescents. Unpublished manuscript, Dep
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Conclusion
Much has been learned since Robertson and Toro reviewed the literature on homeless youth for the 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Yet many important questions remain unanswered. Several areas, in particular, could be the focus of future research.
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Prevention Research
In addition to research on how to best address the needs of youth who are already homeless, other studies have focused on preventive interventions.
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. New Areas of Research Since 1998
Several new areas of research on homeless youth have emerged since Robertson and Toro completed their review for the 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. These areas include longitudinal studies of homeless youth, research on youth leaving the foster care and juvenile justice systems, and intervention and prevention research. Also th
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research. Homeless Youth in the United States: Recent Research Findings and Intervention Approaches. Introduction
Homelessness among adolescents and young adults is a major social concern in the United States. Robertson and Toro (1999) concluded that youth maybe the single age group most at risk of becoming homeless. Nevertheless, most of the research that has been conducted over the last two decades has focused on homeless adults, including those with menta
1. Inclusion of statutory rape in reporting requirements Alaska statutes require mandated reporters to report all instances where they suspect that a child has suffered harm as the result of child abuse.  The definition of child abuse includes specific reference to sexual abuse, and it does not include any provisions that indicate that it
Federal Contacts Rosemary Bakes-Martin Supervisory Health Scientist Division of Laboratory Systems Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Anthony Moulton, Ph.D Manager Public Health Information Systems Public Health Program Practice Office Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Ash OK, Impact of cost cutting on laboratories: new business strategies for laboratories. Clin Chem 1996;42(5):822-826. Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors. Task force report on the public health laboratory - a critical national resource, 1/29/93. Baker EL, Ross D. Information and surveillance systems and co
Historically, public health laboratories (PHLs) have focused activities on specified core functions. Considered broadly, these functions encompass activities in support of the three charges of all public health entities: (1) assessment, (2) policy development, and (3) assurance. 3 PHLs perform functions directly associated with these objectives,
As the private sector counterparts to PHLs, and also as an increasing source of competition, private clinical laboratories are a central element of the PHL operating environment.
Public Health Laboratories and Health System Change . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and PHLs
Because of the close tie between the PHL core laboratory functions and the disease surveillance and epidemiology functions of the CDC, the greatest potential for collaboration between PHLs and the federal government lies within the CDC. The PHL relationship with the CDC is robust, and one that is important for national disease surveillance.
Due to the novelty of the topic and the consequent paucity of published information, it was necessary to go beyond the available literature by conducting interviews of public and private experts in clinical laboratory issues. We also performed case studies of states with PHLs that have had experience in dealing with health market change in order t
This study examines the role of public health laboratories (PHLs) in the changing health care market, with an emphasis on delineating the relationship between PHLs and managed care. The topic is becoming the focus of considerable attention, particularly as the growth of managed care continues to alter the landscape of health care, and as emerging
Beginning Too Soon: Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy and Parenthood. A Review of Research and Interventions.. Conclusions
Adolescence is usually too young an age to become a parent in the contemporary United States. This is largely because raising a child takes patience and resources that are acquired in advanced societies gradually with age, education, and experience. Moreover, among adolescents, it is those who are least well prepared to nurture and raise a child w
Beginning Too Soon: Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy and Parenthood. A Review of Research and Interventions.
by : Kristin A. Moore, Brent C. Miller, Barbara W. Sugland, Donna Ruane Morrison, Dana A. Glei, Connie Blumenthal,