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Consumer Perceptions of the Risks and Benefits Associated With Food Hazards

Lynn Frewer, Heleen van Dijk, and Arnout Fischer

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses both behavioural changes and consumer responses to public health information, and consumer perceptions of risk and benefit associated with specific food choices. These are ... More


Choice Matters: How Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care)

Gordon Moore, John A. Quelch, and Emily Boudreau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190886134
eISBN:
9780190886165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886134.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Choice Matters: How Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care) is a timely and thoughtful exploration of the controversial role of consumers in the U.S. ... More


Polio Can Be Conquered: Science and Health Propaganda in the United States from Polio Polly to Jonas Salk

Naomi Rogers

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 1940s and 1950s, health officials in the United States regularly published popular guides to polio prevention, therapeutic manuals for the care of paralyzed patients, and inspirational tales ... More


The National Health Information Infrastructure

John R. Lumpkin and Mary Jo Deering

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter shows how the evolving definition of health is reflected in the need for the development of a National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) in the United States. In terms of ... More


Conclusion: Trust in Healthcare, Trust in Society

Marc J. Roberts

in The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195176360
eISBN:
9780199865598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176360.003.19
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Patients as consumers are playing an increasingly large role in the healthcare system and medical decision-making. This shift in roles suggests trust must be a central feature in every healthcare ... More


Building brands with competitive analysis

Ross Gordon, Gerard Hastings, Laura McDermott, and W. Douglas Evans

in Public Health Branding: Applying marketing for social change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237135
eISBN:
9780191724060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237135.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter demonstrates how competitive analysis can help build brands in public health by offering customer insight, helping to develop strategic alliances, and helping marketers deal with the ... More


The globalization of health care

Julio Frenk, Octavio Gömez-Dantés, Orvill Adams, and Emmanuela E. Gakidou

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the globalization of health care. The first part of the chapter addresses the current situation of the global health order, emphasizing the changes that have occurred in the ... More


Farewell to the Free Trade in Doctoring

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the end of “free trade” in doctoring in the late 1800s and the rise of modern consumer capitalism in the nineteenth century that transformed patients into consumers. It first ... More


The Fourth Necessity

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how medical care became the “fourth necessity” of modern life—after food, clothing, and housing—during the postwar period. There were disagreements on what shape America's ... More


Get Ready for a New Breed of Patients

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the new breed of patients whose complaints proved difficult to ignore by physicians. The demands made by the new breed of patients had plenty of precedent. Previous ... More


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