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  1. Excess all-cause mortality has been used in many countries as an estimate of mortality effects from COVID-19. What was the excess mortality in Israel in 2020 and when, where and for whom was this excess?

    Authors: Ziona Haklai, Miriam Aburbeh, Nehama Goldberger and Ethel-Sherry Gordon

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2021 10:17

    Content type: Short communication

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  2. Ethnic disparities have been associated with injury and mortality. The impact of ethnicity on head and neck injury (HNI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), in-hospital mortality and resource utilization following ...

    Authors: Irit Cohen-Manheim, Irina Radomislensky, Maya Siman-Tov and Kobi Peleg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:75

    Content type: Original research article

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  3. The growing prevalence of obesity and its complications pose a huge burden on the individual and health care systems worldwide. This study presents the frequency of multiple prevalent co-morbidities and estima...

    Authors: Orna Reges, Morton Leibowitz, Avital Hirsch, Dror Dicker, Nick Finer, Christiane Lundegaard Haase, Altynai Satylganova, Maya Leventer-Roberts and Becca Feldman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2020 9:32

    Content type: Original research article

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  4. Recently, Luria et al. (2019) published a paper in The Israeli Journal for Health Policy Research describing the epidemiology of wrist and hand injuries in two hospitals in Jerusalem. In this important paper, the...

    Authors: Moran Bodas, Adi Givon and Kobi Peleg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:49

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:7

  5. There is increasing agreement among medical educators regarding the importance of improving the integration between public health and clinical education, understanding and implementation of epidemiological met...

    Authors: Rachel Dankner, Uri Gabbay, Leonard Leibovici, Maya Sadeh and Siegal Sadetzki

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:13

    Content type: Integrative article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:30

  6. International comparisons of health systems are frequently used to inform national health policy debates. These comparisons can be used to gauge areas of strength and weakness in a health system, and to find p...

    Authors: Peter S. Hussey and Maria O. Edelen

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:5

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:2

  7. Using an ecological study design, Gordon et al. (Isr J Health Policy Res 6:39, 2017) demonstrate variations in mortality patterns across districts and sub-districts of Israel during 2008–2013.

    Authors: Yehuda Neumark

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:52

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:39

  8. The proliferation of new technology platforms and tools is dramatically advancing our ability to capture, integrate and use clinical and other health related data for research and care. Another critical and in...

    Authors: Alison Rein and Lisa A. Simpson

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:14

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:50

  9. The perceived health status indicator included in the OECD Health Statistics suffers from severe methodological limitations related to data collection. Furthermore, this indicator is also included in the OECD'...

    Authors: Baruch Levi

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:2

    Content type: Integrative article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:5

  10. Cancer survivorship has increasingly become the focus of research due to progress in early detection and advancements in the therapeutic approach, but high-quality information sources for outcomes, potential c...

    Authors: Rola Hamood, Hatem Hamood, Ilya Merhasin and Lital Keinan-Boker

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:50

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:14

  11. The ageing of the population across developed countries and beyond has increased the importance of examining multi-morbidity. The recent paper by Arbelle et al. [Isr J of Health Policy Res. 2014;3:29] on multi...

    Authors: Raphael Wittenberg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2015 4:1

    Content type: Commentary

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