Related Literature

Related Literature to Current Research Interests

Inclusion in the list is not an endorsement of the work.  This is simply a bibliography of relevant literature.

Accountability for Reasonableness

1.     Baeroe, K. “Priority-Setting in Healthcare: A Framework for Reasonable Clinical Judgements.” J Med Ethics 35, no. 8 (2009): 488-96.

2.     Browman, G. P., B. Manns, N. Hagen, C. R. Chambers, A. Simon, and S. Sinclair. “6-Steppps: A Modular Tool to Facilitate Clinician Participation in Fair Decisions for Funding New Cancer Drugs.” J Oncol Pract 4, no. 1 (2008): 2-7.

3.     Bruni, R. A., A. Laupacis, W. Levinson, and D. K. Martin. “Public Involvement in the Priority Setting Activities of a Wait Time Management Initiative: A Qualitative Case Study.” BMC Health Serv Res 7 (2007): 186.

4.     Byskov, J., P. Bloch, A. Blystad, A. K. Hurtig, K. Fylkesnes, P. Kamuzora, Y. Kombe, G. Kvale, B. Marchal, D. K. Martin, C. Michelo, B. Ndawi, T. J. Ngulube, I. Nyamongo, O. E. Olsen, W. Onyango-Ouma, I. F. Sandoy, E. H. Shayo, G. Silwamba, N. G. Songstad, and M. Tuba. “Accountable Priority Setting for Trust in Health Systems–the Need for Research into a New Approach for Strengthening Sustainable Health Action in Developing Countries.” Health Res Policy Syst 7 (2009): 23.

5. Byskov, J., Marchal, B., Maluka, S. et al. (2014). The accountability for reasonableness approach to guide priority setting in health systems within limited resources–findings from action research at district level in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. Health Research Policy and Systems, 12:49.

6.     Cooper, A. B., A. S. Joglekar, J. Gibson, A. H. Swota, and D. K. Martin. “Communication of Bed Allocation Decisions in a Critical Care Unit and Accountability for Reasonableness.” BMC Health Serv Res 5 (2005): 67.

7.     Coyle, J. “Understanding Dissatisfied Users: Developing a Framework for Comprehending Criticisms of Health Care Work.” J Adv Nurs 30, no. 3 (1999): 723-31.

8.     Daniels, N. “Accountability for Reasonableness.” BMJ 321, no. 7272 (2000): 1300-1.

9.     ———. “Decisions About Access to Health Care and Accountability for Reasonableness.J Urban Health 76, no. 2 (1999): 176-91.

10.     ———. “Just Health: Replies and Further Thoughts.” J Med Ethics 35, no. 1 (2009): 36-41.

11.   ———. “Justice, Health, and Healthcare.” Am J Bioeth 1, no. 2 (2001): 2-16.

12.   Daniels, N., and J. Sabin. “The Ethics of Accountability in Managed Care Reform.” Health Aff (Millwood) 17, no. 5 (1998): 50-64.

13.   Daniels, N., and J. E. Sabin. “Accountability for Reasonableness: An Update.” BMJ 337 (2008): a1850.

14.   Daniels, N., J. R. Teagarden, and J. E. Sabin. “An Ethical Template for Pharmacy Benefits.” Health Aff (Millwood) 22, no. 1 (2003): 125-37.

14.   de Bont, A., G. Zandwijken, E. Stolk, and L. Niessen. “Prioritisation by Physicians in the Netherlands–the Growth Hormone Example in Drug Reimbursement Decisions.” Health Policy 80, no. 3 (2007): 369-77.

15.  Fischer, K., Stollenwerk, B., and Rogowski, W. (2013). Link between Process and Appraisal in Coverage Decision : An Analysis with Structural Equation Modeling. Med Decis Making published online 14 June 2013.

16. Friedman, A. “Beyond Accountability for Reasonableness.” Bioethics 22, no. 2 (2008): 101-12.

17.   Gallego, G., S. J. Taylor, and J. A. Brien. “Priority Setting for High Cost Medications (Hcms) in Public Hospitals in Australia: A Case Study.” Health Policy 84, no. 1 (2007): 58-66.

18.   Gibson, J. L., D. K. Martin, and P. A. Singer. “Priority Setting in Hospitals: Fairness, Inclusiveness, and the Problem of Institutional Power Differences.” Soc Sci Med 61, no. 11 (2005): 2355-62.

19.   Gibson, J., C. Mitton, D. Martin, C. Donaldson, and P. Singer. “Ethics and Economics: Does Programme Budgeting and Marginal Analysis Contribute to Fair Priority Setting?” J Health Serv Res Policy 11, no. 1 (2006): 32-7.

20.   Hasman, A., and S. Holm. “Accountability for Reasonableness: Opening the Black Box of Process.” Health Care Anal 13, no. 4 (2005): 261-73.

21.   Jansson, S. “Implementing Accountability for Reasonableness–the Case of Pharmaceutical Reimbursement in Sweden.” Health Econ Policy Law 2, no. Pt 2 (2007): 153-71.

22.   Johansson, K. A., I. Miljeteig, and O. F. Norheim. “High-Cost Medicine–Do We Lack Open and Legitimate Procedures for Prioritising?.” Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129, no. 1 (2009): 17-20.

23.   Kapiriri, L., and D. K. Martin. “The Global Fund Secretariat’s Suspension of Funding to Uganda: How Could This Have Been Avoided?” Bull World Health Organ 84, no. 7 (2006): 576-80.

24.   ———. “Priority Setting in Developing Countries Health Care Institutions: The Case of a Ugandan Hospital.” BMC Health Serv Res 6 (2006): 127.

25.   Kapiriri, L., O. F. Norheim, and D. K. Martin. “Fairness and Accountability for Reasonableness. Do the Views of Priority Setting Decision Makers Differ across Health Systems and Levels of Decision Making?” Soc Sci Med 68, no. 4 (2009): 766-73.

26.   ———. “Priority Setting at the Micro-, Meso- and Macro-Levels in Canada, Norway and Uganda.” Health Policy 82, no. 1 (2007): 78-94.

27.   Kopelman, L. M. “The Best-Interests Standard as Threshold, Ideal, and Standard of Reasonableness.” J Med Philos 22, no. 3 (1997): 271-89.

28.   Lauridsen, S. and Lippert-Rasmussen, K. (2009). Legitimate allocation of public healthcare: Beyond accountability for reasonableness. Public Health Ethics, 2(1), 59-69.

29.   Lenaghan, J. (1999). Involving the public in rationing decisions. The experience of citizens juries. Health Policy, 49, 45-61.

30.   Lindstrom, H., and S. Waldau. “Ethically Acceptable Prioritisation of Childless Couples and Treatment Rationing: ‘Accountability for Reasonableness’.” Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 139, no. 2 (2008): 176-86.

31.   Madden, S., D. K. Martin, S. Downey, and P. A. Singer. “Hospital Priority Setting with an Appeals Process: A Qualitative Case Study and Evaluation.” Health Policy 73, no. 1 (2005): 10-20.

32.   Maluka, S., P. Kamuzora, M. San Sebastian, J. Byskov, B. Ndawi, and A. K. Hurtig. “Improving District Level Health Planning and Priority Setting in Tanzania through Implementing Accountability for Reasonableness Framework: Perceptions of Stakeholders.BMC Health Serv Res 10: 322.

33.   Maluka, S., P. Kamuzora, M. San Sebastian, J. Byskov, O. E. Olsen, E. Shayo, B. Ndawi, and A. K. Hurtig. “Decentralized Health Care Priority-Setting in Tanzania: Evaluating against the Accountability for Reasonableness Framework.” Soc Sci Med 71, no. 4: 751-9.

34.   Maluka, S., P. Kamuzora, M. Sansebastian, J. Byskov, B. Ndawi, O. E. Olsen, and A. K. Hurtig. “Implementing Accountability for Reasonableness Framework at District Level in Tanzania: A Realist Evaluation.” Implement Sci 6, no. 1: 11.

35.   Marian, F. “Complementary Medicine: Equity Issues in Evaluation and Policy-Making.” Forsch Komplementmed 14 Suppl 2 (2007): 2-9.

36.   Martin, D. K., M. Giacomini, and P. A. Singer. “Fairness, Accountability for Reasonableness, and the Views of Priority Setting Decision-Makers.” Health Policy 61, no. 3 (2002): 279-90.

37.   Martin, D. K., D. Hollenberg, S. MacRae, S. Madden, and P. Singer. “Priority Setting in a Hospital Drug Formulary: A Qualitative Case Study and Evaluation.” Health Policy 66, no. 3 (2003): 295-303.

38.   Martin, D. K., P. A. Singer, and M. Bernstein. “Access to Intensive Care Unit Beds for Neurosurgery Patients: A Qualitative Case Study.” J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74, no. 9 (2003): 1299-303.

39.   Martin, D. K., N. Walton, and P. A. Singer. “Priority Setting in Surgery: Improve the Process and Share the Learning.” World J Surg 27, no. 8 (2003): 962-6.

40.   Martin, D., K. Shulman, P. Santiago-Sorrell, and P. Singer. “Priority-Setting and Hospital Strategic Planning: A Qualitative Case Study.J Health Serv Res Policy 8, no. 4 (2003): 197-201.

41.   Menon, D., T. Stafinski, and D. Martin. “Priority-Setting for Healthcare: Who, How, and Is It Fair?” Health Policy 84, no. 2-3 (2007): 220-33.

42.   Mitton, C. R., M. McMahon, S. Morgan, and J. Gibson. “Centralized Drug Review Processes: Are They Fair?” Soc Sci Med 63, no. 1 (2006): 200-11.

43.   Mshana, S., H. Shemilu, B. Ndawi, R. Momburi, O. E. Olsen, J. Byskov, and D. K. Martin. “What Do District Health Planners in Tanzania Think About Improving Priority Setting Using ‘Accountability for Reasonableness’?” BMC Health Serv Res 7 (2007): 180.

44.   Nunes, R., G. Rego, and C. Brandao. “Healthcare Regulation as a Tool for Public Accountability.” Med Health Care Philos 12, no. 3 (2009): 257-6.

45.   Peacock, S., C. Mitton, A. Bate, B. McCoy, and C. Donaldson. “Overcoming Barriers to Priority Setting Using Interdisciplinary Methods.” Health Policy 92, no. 2-3 (2009): 124-32.

46.   Reeleder, D., D. K. Martin, C. Keresztes, and P. A. Singer. “What Do Hospital Decision-Makers in Ontario, Canada, Have to Say About the Fairness of Priority Setting in Their Institutions?” BMC Health Serv Res 5, no. 1 (2005): 8.

47.   Rid, A. “Justice and Procedure: How Does “Accountability for Reasonableness” Result in Fair Limit-Setting Decisions?” J Med Ethics 35, no. 1 (2009): 12-6.

48.   Russell, B., and D. deVlaming. “Priority Setting up Close.” J Clin Ethics 22, no. 1: 61-70.

49.   Sabik, L. M., and R. K. Lie. “Principles Versus Procedures in Making Health Care Coverage Decisions: Addressing Inevitable Conflicts.” Theor Med Bioeth 29, no. 2 (2008): 73-85.

50.   Schlander, M. “NICE Accountability for Reasonableness: A Qualitative Study of Its Appraisal of Treatments for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).” Curr Med Res Opin 23, no. 1 (2007): 207-22.

51.   ———. “The Use of Cost-Effectiveness by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice): No(T yet an) Exemplar of a Deliberative Process.” J Med Ethics 34, no. 7 (2008): 534-9.

52.   Sheehan, M. “Should Research Ethics Committees Meet in Public?” J Med Ethics 34, no. 8 (2008): 631-5.

53.   Sibbald, S. L., J. L. Gibson, P. A. Singer, R. Upshur, and D. K. Martin. “Evaluating Priority Setting Success in Healthcare: A Pilot Study.” BMC Health Serv Res 10: 131.

54.   Sofaer, N., L. Kapiriri, L. M. Atuyambe, E. Otolok-Tanga, and O. F. Norheim. “Is the Selection of Patients for Anti-Retroviral Treatment in Uganda Fair? A Qualitative Study.” Health Policy 91, no. 1 (2009): 33-42.

55.   Syrett, K. “Health Technology Appraisal and the Courts: Accountability for Reasonableness and the Judicial Model of Procedural Justice.” Health Econ Policy Law 6: 1-20.

56.   ———. “Nice and Judicial Review: Enforcing ‘Accountability for Reasonableness’ through the Courts?” Med Law Rev 16, no. 1 (2008): 127-40.

57.   Tuba, M., I. F. Sandoy, P. Bloch, and J. Byskov. “Fairness and Legitimacy of Decisions During Delivery of Malaria Services and Itn Interventions in Zambia.” Malar J 9: 309.

58.   Urquhart, B., C. Mitton, and S. Peacock. “Introducing Priority Setting and Resource Allocation in Home and Community Care Programs.” J Health Serv Res Policy 13 Suppl 1 (2008): 41-5.

59.   Waldau, S. “Local Prioritisation Work in Health Care–Assessment of an Implementation Process.” Health Policy 81, no. 2-3 (2007): 133-45.

60.   Walton, N. A., D. K. Martin, E. H. Peter, D. M. Pringle, and P. A. Singer. “Priority Setting and Cardiac Surgery: A Qualitative Case Study.” Health Policy 80, no. 3 (2007): 444-58.


Benchmarks on Fairness

1.     Caplan, R.L., Light, D.W., and Daniels, N. (1999). Benchmarks of fairness: a moral framework for assessing equity. Int J Health Serv. 29(4): 853-69.

2.     Daniels, N. (2006). Toward ethical review of health system transformations. Am J Public Health. 2006 Mar 96(3): 447-51. Epub 2006 Jan 31.

3.     Daniels, N., Flores, W., Pannarunothai, S., Ndumbe, P.N., Bryant, J.H., Ngulube, T.J., and Wang, Y. (2005). An evidence-based approach to benchmarking the fairness of health-sector reform in developing countries.  Bull World Health Organ. 2005 Jul 83(7): 534-40.

4.     Daniels, N., Bryant, J., Castano, R.A., Dantes, O.G., Khan, K.S., and Pannarunothai, S. (2000). Benchmarks of fairness for health care reform: a policy tool for developing countries. Bull World Health Organ. 78(6): 740-50. Review.

5.     Ham, C., & Coulter, A. (2003b). International experience of rationing. In C. Ham & G. Robert (Eds.), Reasonable rationing: International experience of priority setting in health care. London: Open University Press.

6.     Kapiriri, L., & Martin, D. K. (2007). Bedsides rationing by health practitioners in a context of  extreme resource constraints: the case of Uganda. Medical Decision Making, 27(1), 44-52.

7.     Martin, D. K., Giacomini, M., & Singer, P. A. (2002). Fairness, accountability for reasonable­ness, and the views of priority setting decision-makers. Health Policy, 61(3), 279-290.

8.     Norheim, O. (2003). Limiting Access to Health Care: A Contractualist Approach to Fair Rationing. Oslo: Oslo  University Press.

9.     Pannarunothai, S., and Faramnuayphol, P. (2006). Benchmarks of Fairness for health care reform in Thailand—combining evidence with opinion of the civic group. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2006 may 37(2): 417-25.

10.   Phillips T.  (2010) .More on Benchmarks of Fairness: Response to Ballantyne. Bioethics. May 10. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2010.01822.x

11.   WHO. (2006). Equity and fair process in scaling up antiretroviral treatments: Potentials and challenges in the United Republic of Tanzania. Switzerland: World Health Organisation.