Robert W. Galvin

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OBJECTIVE To identify issues related to the quality of health care in the United States, including its measurement, assessment, and improvement, requiring action by health care professionals or other constituencies in the public or private sectors. PARTICIPANTS The National Roundtable on Health Care Quality, convened by the Institute of Medicine, a(More)
n engl j med 365;5 nejm.org august 4, 2011 388 es could affect safety or efficacy. Tracking adverse events associated with the use of reference and biosimilar products will be difficult if the specific product or manufacturer cannot be readily identified, and appropriate strategies must be developed to ensure the implementation of robust, modern(More)
OBJECTIVE To apply the RE-AIM framework to examine factors that may have influenced the impact of a financial incentive smoking cessation intervention delivered at General Electric (GE) worksites. METHODS Intervention reach and efficacy were examined alone and in combination across worksites. Telephone interviews were conducted with worksite staff to(More)
Science and technology (S&T) roadmaps are an attractive tool in R&D management, and have been widely used during the past decade. S&T roadmaps are typically described as a link among concepts such as product, technology, and science. However, it is still not clear what these concepts, especially, S&T, mean. In this work, we propose a framework describing(More)
Health care payers have an increasing interest in using financial incentives tochangepersonalhealthbehaviors, withanestimated82%ofemployersusingfinancial incentives forhealthybehavior in2013.1 Several factorsare fuelingthis increased interest: steadily increasingcosts that havebeenresistant totraditional formsofcontrol, therealization that themajority of(More)
In a “sanctuary strategy”, a firm uses restraints to competition in its home market to create a profit cushion that allows it to compete forcefully in foreign markets. This paper argues that self-regulation by industry associations is an important domestic prerequisite of a successful sanctuary strategy. Therefore, by studying the situation of(More)
Yingyun Sun 1, Rui Mao 1,*, Zuyi Li 2 and Wei Tian 2 1 State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources, North China Electric Power University, Beijing 102206, China; sunyy@ncepu.edu.cn 2 Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA; lizu@iit.edu (Z.L.);(More)
n engl j med 374;7 nejm.org February 18, 2016 Med Trop 2015 December 22 (Epub ahead of print). 4. Morens DM, Fauci AS. Chikungunya at the door — déjà vu all over again? N Engl J Med 2014; 371: 885-7. 5. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Microcephaly in Brazil potentially linked to the Zika virus epidemic: ECDC assesses the risk. Solna,(More)