Professor Barbara Starfield,(1932-2011) professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Primary Health Care champion, is considered perhaps the most influential figure in family medicine whose remarkable work and contributions positively influenced the perception of Primary Care as a fundamental element for communities well-being and global health.
Starfield B. Is patient centered care the same as person focused care. Perm J. 2011 Spring;15(2):63-9
Starfield B. The hidden inequity in health care. Int J Equity Health. 2011; 10: 15.pubished online doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-10-15
Starfield B. Family medicine should shape reform, not vice versa. Fam Pract Manag 2009;16:6-7
Starfield B. Toward international primary care reform. CMAJ 2009;180:1091-2
Starfield B. Comprehensiveness of care; consent and importance. Presentation given in New Zealand. 2009 Feb
Starfield B. An evidence base for primary care. Inteview by John Marcille. Manag Care 2008;17:33-9
Rawaf S, De Maeseneer J, Starfield B. From Alma-Ata to Almaty: a new start for primary health care. The Lancet 2008;372:1365-7
Starfield B. Global health equity and primary care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2007 Nov-Dec;20(6):511-3
Starfield B. The future of primary care: refocusing the system. N Engl J Med 2008;359:2087-91.
Starfield B. Pathways of influence on equity in health. Soc Sci Med 2007; 64 (7): 1355-62.
Starfield B, Shi L, Macinko J. Contribution of primary care to health systems and health. Milbank Q 2005; 83: 457-502.
Starfield B, Shi L, Grover A, Macinko J. The effects of specialist supply on populations’ health: assessing the evidence. Health Affairs 2005; W5: 97-107
Starfield B, Shi L. Policy-relevant determinants of health: an international perspective. Health Policy 2002; 60: 201-18.
Starfield B. Is primary care essential? Lancet 1994; 344: 1129-33.
Starfield B. Primary care and health: a cross-national comparison. JAMA 1991; 266(15): 2268-71.
Starfield B. Measuring the attainment of primary care. J Med Educ 1979; 54: 361-9.
Starfield B. Measurement of outcome: a proposed scheme. Milbank Q 1974; 52: 39-50.
Starfield B. Health services research: a working model. N Engl J Med 1973; 289: 132-6.
Remembering Barbara Starfield
- Health Affairs Blog: Remembering Barbara Starfield: A Primary Care Champion
- THE LANCET. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(11)61281-6/fulltext
- Stanford University: Barbara Starfield CV
- The Baltimore Sun
- Physicians for a National Health Program
- Tiago Villanueva: Barbara Starfield’s legacy
- YouTube: Professor Barbara Starfield: The Primary Solution
- Remembering Barbara Starfield
- America’s Healthcare System is the Third Leading Cause of Death
- AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH Dr. Barbara Starfield: Medically Caused Death in America