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Joseph Thompson

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPediatrics, College of Medicine
DivisionPeds CARE
AddressSTE 300 Victory Building
1401 W. Capitol Avenue
Mail Slot # 797
Little Rock AR 72201
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    InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    DepartmentHealth Policy & Management, College of Public Health

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    1. Thompson JW, Wilson JC, Allison A, Beebe M. Arkansas's novel approach to expanding health care coverage. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2014 Dec; 39(6):1277-88. PMID: 25248961.
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    2. Rouse HL, Aitken ME, Lein SD, Leath KJ, Halverson P, Thompson JW. Statewide policies for safer teen driving: an evaluation of the impact of graduated driver licensing in Arkansas. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Oct; 75(4 Suppl 3):S281-4. PMID: 23702625.
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    3. Golden W, Griffin RF, Thompson JW, Armstrong R. Arkansas health care payment improvement initiative: overview and the role of quality measures. J Ark Med Soc. 2012 Jul; 109(1):16-7. PMID: 22866476.
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    4. Thompson J. Keeping our children healthy, hunger-free. 2012.
    5. Thompson JW. The french fry lobby versus healthy kids. 2012.
    6. Thompson J. Cutting obesity prevention is quick fix and long-term nightmare. 2012.
    7. Brownell, KD, Farley T, Willett WC, Popkin BM, Chaloupka FJ, Thompson J. The Public Health and Economic Benefits of Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. New England Journal of Medicine. 2009; 364(16):1599-1605.
    8. Thompson, J, Card-Higginson P. Arkansas' Experience in Informing Parents and Conducting Statewide Surveillance of Child and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic. Pediatrics Supplement. 2009; 124:573-582.
    9. Thompson JW, Card-Higginson P. Arkansas' experience: statewide surveillance and parental information on the child obesity epidemic. Pediatrics. 2009 Sep; 124 Suppl 1:S73-82. PMID: 19720670.
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    10. Lee JM, Gebremariam A, Card-Higginson P, Shaw JL, Thompson JW, Davis MM. Poor performance of body mass index as a marker for hypercholesterolemia in children and adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Aug; 163(8):716-23. PMID: 19652103.
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    11. Hill RK, Thompson JW, Shaw JL, Pinidiya SD, Card-Higginson P. Self-reported health risks linked to health plan cost and age group. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Jun; 36(6):468-74. PMID: 19460654.
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    12. Hill, RK, Thompson JW, Shaw, JL, Pinidiya, SD, Card-Higginson, P. Self-Reported Health Risks Linked to Health Care Plan Cost and Age Group. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009; 364(6):468-474.
    13. McKinnon RA, Orleans CT, Kumanyika SK, Haire-Joshu D, Krebs-Smith SM, Finkelstein EA, Brownell KD, Thompson JW, Ballard-Barbash R. Considerations for an obesity policy research agenda. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Apr; 36(4):351-7. PMID: 19211215.
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    14. Raczynski JM, Thompson JW, Phillips MM, Ryan KW, Cleveland HW. Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass index. J Public Health Policy. 2009; 30 Suppl 1:S124-40. PMID: 19190569.
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    15. Ryan, KW, Card-Higginson, P, McCarthy, SG, Veach, D, Jaster, R, Thompson JW. Expanding health insurance coverage in Arkansas through a unique public-private health insurance model: Lessons learned one year after implementation. 2008.
    16. Ryan, KW, Card-Higginson, P, McCarthy, SG, Veach, D, Jaster, R, Thompson JW. Lessons Learned from Implementation of a public-private partnership to expand health insurance coverage in Arkansas: Alternative marketing and outreach strategies. 2008 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 2008.
    17. Aitken ME, Bowman SM, Card-Higginson P, Carson JE, Lin TM, Thompson JW, Zhao Y. Safety restraint use linked to hospital use and charges in Arkansas. J Ark Med Soc. 2008 Jan; 104(7):161-4. PMID: 18232263.
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    18. Card-Higginson, P, Jaster, R, Shaw, JL, Pinidiya, SD, Lein, S, Thompson JW. Health care plan cost variation by obesity classification and age group. 2008 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 2008.
    19. Thompson JW. Arkansas's Experience in Informing Parents and Conducting Statewide Surveillance of Child and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic. Pediatrics Supplement. 2008.
    20. Ryan KW, Card-Higginson P, Thompson JW. Am I my brother's keeper? A proposal to determine state governments' affirmative duty to advance public health. J Health Hum Serv Adm. 2008; 31(1):124-33. PMID: 18575151.
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    21. Thompson JW, Card-Higginson, P, Shaw, JL, Lein, S. Cost and health impact of childhood obesity in Medicaid/SCHIP enrollees. 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. AAP Presidential Plenary Session. 2008.
    22. Card-Higginson, P, Thompson JW, Shaw, JL, Lein, S. Cost and health impact of childhood obesity among Medicaid/SCHIP enrollees. 2008 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 2008.
    23. Ryan, K, Card-Higginson, P, Shaw, J, Thompson J. A new public/private mode to expand health insurance coverage in Arkansas. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 2007.
    24. Jaster, R, Card-Higginson, P, Ryan, K, Platt, G, Thompson J. Using health risk assessments to influence the structure of health plan benefits. 2007.
    25. Ryan KW, Card-Higginson P, Shaw JL, Ganahl SA, Thompson JW. Public health "malpractice" and the obesity epidemic. Public Health Rep. 2007 May-Jun; 122(3):414-6. PMID: 17518314; PMCID: PMC1847486.
    26. Thompson JW, Tyson S, Card-Higginson P, Jacobs RF, Wheeler JG, Simpson P, Bost JE, Ryan KW, Salmon DA. Impact of addition of philosophical exemptions on childhood immunization rates. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Mar; 32(3):194-201. PMID: 17296471.
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    27. Thompson J, Shaw, J, Simpson, P, Card-Higginson, P. Progression of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic Halted in Arkansas?. 2007 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, AAP Presidential Plenary Session. 2007.
    28. Thompson JW. Moments in Leadership Case Studies in Public Health Policy and Practice. Local Case Study, Joseph Thompson and the Body Mass Index Assessment Project in Arkansas. 2007; 6.
    29. Ryan KW, Card-Higginson P, McCarthy SG, Justus MB, Thompson JW. Arkansas fights fat: translating research into policy to combat childhood and adolescent obesity. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Jul-Aug; 25(4):992-1004. PMID: 16838410.
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    30. Thompson JW, Shaw J, Card-Higginson P, Kahn R. Overweight among Students in Grades K-12-Arkansas, 2003-4 and 2004-05 School Year. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2006; 55(1):5-8.
    31. Salmon DA, Sapsin JW, Teret S, Jacobs RF, Thompson JW, Ryan K, Halsey NA. Public health and the politics of school immunization requirements. Am J Public Health. 2005 May; 95(5):778-83. PMID: 15855452; PMCID: PMC1449255.
    32. Williams TV, Schone EM, Archibald ND, Thompson JW. A national assessment of children with special health care needs: prevalence of special needs and use of health care services among children in the military health system. Pediatrics. 2004 Aug; 114(2):384-93. PMID: 15286221.
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    33. Thompson JW, Ryan KW, Tyson S, Munir C. Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000: results from education and engagement with policy makers and the public. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3 Suppl):57S-63S. PMID: 15231097.
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    34. Thompson JW, Ryan KW, Tyson SA, Munir C. A Qualitative Study of Influences on State Tobacco Control Funding. Society for Public Health Education. 2004; 5(3):57-63.
    35. Thompson JW, Ryan KW, Tyson SA, Munir C. A qualitative study of influences on state tobacco control funding. Soc Public Health Ed. 2004; 5(3):57-63.
    36. O'Malley AS, Clancy C, Thompson J, Korabathina R, Meyer GS. Clinical practice guidelines and performance indicators as related--but often misunderstood--tools. 2004; 30(3):163 - 171.
    37. Thompson JW, Boozman FW, Tyson S, Ryan KW, McCarthy S, Scott R, Smith GR. Improving health with tobacco dollars from the MSA: the Arkansas experience. Health Aff (Millwood). 2004 Jan-Feb; 23(1):177-85. PMID: 15002640.
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    38. Thompson JW, Ryan KW, Pinidiya SD, Bost JE. Quality of care for children in commercial and Medicaid managed care. JAMA. 2003 Sep 17; 290(11):1486-93. PMID: 13129989.
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    39. Thompson JW, Wilson ID, Huckabee M. State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement. N Engl J Med. 2003 Feb 13; 348(7):663-4; author reply 663-4. PMID: 12584381.
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    40. Thompson JW, Pinidiya SD, Ryan KW, McKinley ED, Alston S, Bost JE, Briefer French J, Simpson P. Health plan quality-of-care information is undermined by voluntary reporting. Am J Prev Med. 2003 Jan; 24(1):62-70. PMID: 12554025.
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    41. Bost JE, Thompson JW, Shih S, Pinidiya SD, Ryan KW. Differences in health care quality for children and adults under managed care: justification for separate quality assessments? Ambul Pediatr. 2002 May-Jun; 2(3):224-9. PMID: 12014984.
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    42. Fowler FJ, Gallagher PM, Stringfellow VL, Zaslavsky AM, Thompson JW, Cleary PD. Using telephone interviews to reduce nonresponse bias to mail surveys of health plan members. Med Care. 2002 Mar; 40(3):190-200. PMID: 11880792.
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    43. McKinley ED, Thompson JW, Briefer-French J, Wilcox LS, Weisman CS, Andrews WC. Performance indicators in women's health: incorporating women's health in the health plan employer data and information set (HEDIS). Womens Health Issues. 2002 Jan-Feb; 12(1):46-58. PMID: 11786292.
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    44. McCormick MC, Weinick RM, Elixhauser A, Stagnitti MN, Thompson J, Simpson L. Annual Report on Access to and Utilization of health Care for Children and Youth in the United States. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2001; 1(1):3-15.
    45. Fairbrother G, Freed GL, Thompson JW. Measuring Immunization Coverage. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2000; 19(3 Supp.):78-88.
    46. Zaslavsky AM, Hochheimer JN, Schneider EC, Cleary PD, Seidman JJ, McGlynn EA, Thompson JW, Sennett C, Epstein AM. Impact of Sociodemographic Case Mix on the HEDIS Measures of Health Plan Quality. Medical Care. 2000; 38(10):981-992.
    47. Bloom SA, Harris JR, Thompson BL, Ahmed F, Thompson J. Tracking Clinical Preventive Service Use: A comparison of the health plan employer date and information set with the behavioral risk factor surveillance system. Medical Care. 2000; 38(2):187-194.
    48. McCormick MC, Kass B, Elixhauser A, Thompson J, Simpson L. Annual Report on Access to and Utilization of Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States -1999. Pediatrics. 2000; 105(1):219-230.
    49. Thompson JW, Pinidiya D. Parent reported experiences for children in Medicaid managed care. Consumer Assess Health Plan Quality from Consumer Perspective. 1999.
    50. Thompson JW. Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set 1999: Volumes I, II and III. National Committee for Quality Assurance. 1999.
    51. Myers ER, Thompson JW, Simpson K. Cost-Effectiveness of Mandatory Compared with Voluntary Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 1998; 91(2):174-181.
    52. Thompson JW, Bost J, Ahmed F, Ingalls CE, Sennett C. The NCQA's quality compass: evaluating managed care in the United States. 1998; 17(1):152 - 158.
    53. Thompson JW, Bost J, Ahmed F, Ingalls C, Sennett C. The NCQA's Quality Compass: Evaluating Managed Care in the United States. Health Affairs. 1998; 17(1):152-158.
    54. Thompson JW, Barnett P, Dawe C, Huang P, Lewis CE. Put prevention into practice, the national campaign for appropriate utilization of clinical preventive services. Prevention '96. 1996.
    55. Thompson JW, Kamerow DB. Put Prevention into Practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 1996; 12(4):219-220.
    56. Thompson JW, Lewno MJ, Schultz GE. Antibiotic-Resistant Pneumococcal Disease at Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1990 to 1993. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 1994; 13(5):408-409.
    57. Thompson, JW. Health Reform: Rich Vs. Poor States: Arkansas Surgeon General On How Income Affects State Innovation.
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