Caren Ginsberg

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Although health plan performance data are becoming increasingly more available, many purchasers are still not using these data to make their purchasing decisions. In this article, we review barriers that pri­ vate purchasers face to using performance data. In addition, we consider the effects of the larger health care purchasing environ­ ment and employers'(More)
Violence-Related Attitudes and Behaviors — Continued Homicide is the leading cause of death among New York City (NYC) youth aged 15–19 years (1) and the second leading cause of death among this age group nationally (2). During the 1980s, the rate of firearm-related homicide increased more rapidly among this age group than did any other cause of death (2).(More)
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