Includes a series of fact-filled articles aimed at replacing blind faith in the effectiveness of health services with objective standards for health care delivery. This title is intended for various health care practitioners.
, Athilia E Siegmann
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16 April 2019
Professional and scholarly
Foreword Odin Anderson Preface David Mechanic PART 1: Social and Behavioral Criteria Introduction to the Theme: Sociomedical Health Indicators Jack Elinson The Sickness Impact Profile: Conceptual Formulation and Methodology for the Development of a Health Status Measure Marilyn Bergner and Ruth A. Bobbitt with Shirley Kressel, William E. Pollard, Betty S. Gilson, and Joanne R. Morris Unmet Needs as Sociomedical Indicators Willine Carr and Samuel Wolfe Propositions on Social Disability Joseph Greenblum Evaluation of Health Care Quality by Consumers Howard R. Kelman Constructing Social Metrics for Health Status Indexes Donald L. Patrick PART 2: Measures Related to Life Stage Reproductive Efficiency as a Social Indicator Charlotte Muller, Frederick S. Jaffe, and Mary Grace Kovar Indicators of Health Status in Adolescence Ann F. Brunswick A Measure of Primary Sociobiological Functions Sidney Katz and C. Amechi Akpom PART 3: Some Applications of Sociomedical Health Indicators Health Indexes Sensitive to Medical Care Variation Carlos J.M. Martini, G.J. Boris Allan, Jan Davison, and E. Maurice Backett PART 4: Sociodental Indicators Toward The Formulation of Sociodental Indicators Lois K. Cohen and John D. Jago PART 5: Perspectives Comments on Health Indicators: Methodological Perspectives Thomas W. Bice A Classification of Sociomedical Health Indicators: Perspectivesfor Health Administrators and Health Planners Athilia E. Siegmann Contributors
Dr. Jack Elinson attended the first meeting of the American Association of Public Opinion Research in 1946, serving as its president in 1979-80. He was a fellow of the American Sociological Association, and received its Leo Reeder Award for Distinguished Contributions to Medical Sociology in 1985. A member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, he served on the board of the Medical and Health Research Association of New York City and the Bergen County New Jersey Tuberculosis and Health Association. He was honored with a National Merit Award from the Delta Omega Society and a Festschrift of Social Science and Medicine in 1989.