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October 2018

Hannah Leslie and colleagues of the High-Quality Health Commission discuss in this month's Editorial the findings from their report that detail the improvements needed to prevent declines in individuals' health as the scope and quality of health systems increase. Patient-centered care at the population level, improved utility of research products, and innovative reporting tools to help guide the development of new methods are key to improved global healthcare.

Image Credit: Jennifer Pearson, U.S. Air Force


Health systems thinking: A new generation of research to improve healthcare quality

Hannah H. Leslie, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Tanya Marchant, Svetlana V. Doubova, Oye Gureje, Margaret E. Kruk

Policy Forums

Organophosphate exposures during pregnancy and child neurodevelopment: Recommendations for essential policy reforms

Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Jennifer B. Sass, Stephanie Engel, Deborah H. Bennett, Asa Bradman, Brenda Eskenazi, Bruce Lanphear, Robin Whyatt

Research Articles

High-risk human papillomavirus status and prognosis in invasive cervical cancer: A nationwide cohort study

Jiayao Lei, Alexander Ploner, Camilla Lagheden, Carina Eklund, Sara Nordqvist Kleppe, Bengt Andrae, K. Miriam Elfström, Joakim Dillner, Pär Sparén, Karin Sundström

Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives and disincentives for improving food purchases and health through the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A microsimulation study

Dariush Mozaffarian, Junxiu Liu, Stephen Sy, Yue Huang, Colin Rehm, Yujin Lee, Parke Wilde, Shafika Abrahams-Gessel, Thiago de Souza Veiga Jardim, Tom Gaziano, Renata Micha

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Association between ambient air pollution and daily hospital admissions for ischemic stroke: A nationwide time-series analysis

Yaohua Tian, Hui Liu, Zuolin Zhao, Xiao Xiang, Man Li, Juan Juan, Jing Song, Yaying Cao, Xiaowen Wang, Libo Chen, Chen Wei, Yonghua Hu, Pei Gao

Expected changes in obesity after reformulation to reduce added sugars in beverages: A modeling study

Ana Basto-Abreu, Ariela Braverman-Bronstein, Dalia Camacho-García-Formentí, Rodrigo Zepeda-Tello, Barry M. Popkin, Juan Rivera-Dommarco, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila, Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutiérrez

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Patient-centered primary care and self-rated health in 6 Latin American and Caribbean countries: Analysis of a public opinion cross-sectional survey

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