Joann G Elmore

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Publications

  1. pmc Communication between patients and providers and informed decision making
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:204-9. 2010
  2. pmc Variability in interpretive performance at screening mammography and radiologists' characteristics associated with accuracy
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Radiology 253:641-51. 2009
  3. pmc Are radiologists' goals for mammography accuracy consistent with published recommendations?
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:289-95. 2012
  4. pmc Disclosing harmful mammography errors to patients
    Thomas H Gallagher
    Department of Medicine, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 4311 11th Ave NE, Suite 230, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Radiology 253:443-52. 2009
  5. pmc Variability of interpretive accuracy among diagnostic mammography facilities
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359854, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:814-27. 2009
  6. pmc Influence of annual interpretive volume on screening mammography performance in the United States
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Radiology 259:72-84. 2011
  7. pmc Mammographic interpretation: radiologists' ability to accurately estimate their performance and compare it with that of their peers
    Andrea J Cook
    Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:695-702. 2012
  8. pmc Decreased accuracy in interpretation of community-based screening mammography for women with multiple clinical risk factors
    Andrea J Cook
    Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:441-51. 2010
  9. pmc Predictors of radiologists' perceived risk of malpractice lawsuits in breast imaging
    John F Dick
    Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:327-33. 2009
  10. pmc Radiologists' attitudes and use of mammography audit reports
    Joann G Elmore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, 325 Ninth Avenue, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:752-60. 2010

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Publications40

  1. pmc Communication between patients and providers and informed decision making
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:204-9. 2010
    ..In this article, we define informed medical decision making, review challenges to its implementation, and provide suggestions on how to improve communication with women about the diagnosis and treatment of DCIS...
  2. pmc Variability in interpretive performance at screening mammography and radiologists' characteristics associated with accuracy
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Radiology 253:641-51. 2009
    ..To identify radiologists' characteristics associated with interpretive performance in screening mammography...
  3. pmc Are radiologists' goals for mammography accuracy consistent with published recommendations?
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:289-95. 2012
    ..Mammography quality assurance programs have been in place for more than a decade. We studied radiologists' self-reported performance goals for accuracy in screening mammography and compared them to published recommendations...
  4. pmc Disclosing harmful mammography errors to patients
    Thomas H Gallagher
    Department of Medicine, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 4311 11th Ave NE, Suite 230, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Radiology 253:443-52. 2009
    ..To assess radiologists' attitudes about disclosing errors to patients by using a survey with a vignette involving an error interpreting a patient's mammogram, leading to a delayed cancer diagnosis...
  5. pmc Variability of interpretive accuracy among diagnostic mammography facilities
    Sara L Jackson
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359854, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:814-27. 2009
    ..Interpretive performance of screening mammography varies substantially by facility, but performance of diagnostic interpretation has not been studied...
  6. pmc Influence of annual interpretive volume on screening mammography performance in the United States
    Diana S M Buist
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Radiology 259:72-84. 2011
    ..To examine whether U.S. radiologists' interpretive volume affects their screening mammography performance...
  7. pmc Mammographic interpretation: radiologists' ability to accurately estimate their performance and compare it with that of their peers
    Andrea J Cook
    Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:695-702. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine whether U.S. radiologists accurately estimate their own interpretive performance of screening mammography and to assess how they compare their performance with that of their peers...
  8. pmc Decreased accuracy in interpretation of community-based screening mammography for women with multiple clinical risk factors
    Andrea J Cook
    Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:441-51. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Predictors of radiologists' perceived risk of malpractice lawsuits in breast imaging
    John F Dick
    Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:327-33. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine radiologists' reported experiences and perceptions of future lawsuit risk and explore personal and professional factors that may be associated with elevated perceptions of risk...
  10. pmc Radiologists' attitudes and use of mammography audit reports
    Joann G Elmore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, 325 Ninth Avenue, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Acad Radiol 17:752-60. 2010
    ..The objectives of our study were to assess the content and style of audits and examine use of, attitudes toward, and perceptions of the value that radiologists' have regarding mandated medical audits...
  11. pmc When radiologists perform best: the learning curve in screening mammogram interpretation
    Diana L Miglioretti
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Radiology 253:632-40. 2009
    ..To examine changes in screening mammogram interpretation as radiologists with and radiologists without fellowship training in breast imaging gain clinical experience...
  12. pmc Development of a diagnostic test set to assess agreement in breast pathology: practical application of the Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS)
    Natalia V Oster
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:3. 2013
    ..We use the newly developed Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS) as a basis to report these methods...
  13. pmc Does litigation influence medical practice? The influence of community radiologists' medical malpractice perceptions and experience on screening mammography
    Joann G Elmore
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Univ of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Ctr, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Radiology 236:37-46. 2005
    ..To assess the relationship between radiologists' perception of and experience with medical malpractice and their patient-recall rates in actual community-based clinical settings...
  14. pmc Recommendation for short-interval follow-up examinations after a probably benign assessment: is clinical practice consistent with BI-RADS guidance?
    Erin J Aiello Bowles
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1152-9. 2010
    ..We evaluated predictors of discordance between probably benign assessments and short-interval follow-up recommendations...
  15. doi request reprint Patient and Radiologist Characteristics Associated With Accuracy of Two Types of Diagnostic Mammograms
    Sara L Jackson
    1 Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 205:456-63. 2015
    ..We assessed patient and radiologist characteristics associated with the interpretive performance of two types of diagnostic mammography...
  16. pmc Patients who share transparent visit notes with others: characteristics, risks, and benefits
    Sara L Jackson
    University of Washington, Division of General Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e247. 2014
    ..Little is known about how patients will use the opportunity to share their visit notes with family members or caregivers, or what the benefits might be...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community according to risk level
    Joann G Elmore
    School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1035-43. 2005
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on efficacy among women who have different levels of breast cancer risk...
  18. pmc Diagnostic concordance among pathologists interpreting breast biopsy specimens
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
    JAMA 313:1122-32. 2015
    ..A breast pathology diagnosis provides the basis for clinical treatment and management decisions; however, its accuracy is inadequately understood...
  19. pmc Understanding diagnostic variability in breast pathology: lessons learned from an expert consensus review panel
    Kimberly H Allison
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Histopathology 65:240-51. 2014
    ..To gain a better understanding of the reasons for diagnostic variability, with the aim of reducing the phenomenon...
  20. pmc Variability in mitotic figures in serial sections of thin melanomas
    Stevan R Knezevich
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:1204-11. 2014
    ..T1 melanoma staging is significantly affected by tissue sampling approaches, which have not been well characterized...
  21. pmc Patient Access to Online Visit Notes: Perceptions of Doctors and Patients at an Urban HIV/AIDS Clinic
    Natalia V Oster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 14:306-12. 2015
    ..0001). HIV clinic doctors were less likely than primary care doctors to change the level of candor in visit notes (P<.04). Our findings suggest that HIV clinic patients and doctors are ready to share visit notes online...
  22. pmc Demographic and practice characteristics of pathologists who enjoy breast tissue interpretation
    Natalia V Oster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Electronic address
    Breast 24:107-11. 2015
    ..Millions of women undergo breast biopsy annually, thus it is reassuring that although nearly a fifth of practicing pathologists who interpret breast tissue report not enjoying the field, precision is not impacted. ..
  23. pmc Radiologist characteristics associated with interpretive performance of diagnostic mammography
    Diana L Miglioretti
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1854-63. 2007
    ..Extensive variability has been noted in the interpretive performance of screening mammography; however, less is known about variability in diagnostic mammography performance...
  24. pmc Cost of breast-related care in the year following false positive screening mammograms
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Med Care 48:815-20. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate the direct cost, from the perspective of the health insurer or purchaser, of breast-care services in the year following a false positive screening mammogram compared with a true negative examination...
  25. pmc Self-detection remains a key method of breast cancer detection for U.S. women
    Mara Y Roth
    University of Washington School of Medicin, eDepartment of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 7138, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1135-9. 2011
    ..This report describes patient characteristics and time trends for various methods of breast cancer detection in the United States...
  26. pmc Accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms by patient and radiologist characteristics
    Erin J Aiello Bowles
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1200-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine the accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms and evaluate patient and radiologist characteristics associated with accuracy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Breast self-examination: self-reported frequency, quality, and associated outcomes
    Shin Ping Tu
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:175-81. 2006
    ..There is little information on the quality of breast self-examination (BSE) and associated outcomes...
  28. pmc A framework for evaluating diagnostic discordance in pathology discovered during research studies
    Sherry Feng
    From the School of Medicine Ms Feng, the Division of General Internal Medicine Dr Reisch and Dr Elmore, and the Department of Anatomic Pathology Dr Rendi, University of Washington, Seattle the Departments of Pathology, College of Medicine, and the Vermont Cancer Center Dr Weaver, Family Medicine and Radiology Dr Geller, and Pathology Dr Goodwin, University of Vermont, Burlington the Departments of Family Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine Dr Carney and Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and Medicine Dr Nelson, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland the Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Dr Onega, and the Department of Community and Family Medicine Dr Tosteson, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, New Hampshire the Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, California Dr Allison Biostatistics Modeling and Methods Mr Longton and Biostatistics and Biomathematics Dr Pepe, Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 138:955-61. 2014
    ..Little is known about the frequency of discordant diagnoses identified during research...
  29. pmc The MPATH-Dx reporting schema for melanocytic proliferations and melanoma
    Michael W Piepkorn
    Division of Dermatology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Dermatopathology Northwest, Bellevue, Washington Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:131-41. 2014
    ..Diagnostic terminology is not standardized, creating confusion for providers and patients and challenges for investigators...
  30. pmc Challenges in ductal carcinoma in situ risk communication and decision-making: report from an American Cancer Society and National Cancer Institute workshop
    Ann H Partridge
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:203-10. 2012
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  31. pmc Attitudes toward participation in breast cancer randomized clinical trials in the African American community: a focus group study
    Hannah M Linden
    Department of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:261-9. 2007
    ..Lessons learned from this study support the selection of a culturally diverse research staff and can guide the development of research protocols, recruitment efforts, and clinical procedures that are culturally sensitive and relevant...
  32. pmc Opportunity lost: end-of-life discussions in cancer patients who die in the hospital
    Mark C Zaros
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:334-40. 2013
    ..End-of-life discussions are associated with decreased use of life-sustaining treatments in patients dying of cancer in the outpatient setting, but little is known about discussions that take place during terminal hospitalizations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of IRB requirements on a multicenter survey of prophylactic mastectomy outcomes
    Sarah M Greene
    Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:275-8. 2006
    ..This study assesses the variability in requirements among six institutional review boards (IRBs) and the resulting protocol variations for a multicenter mailed survey...
  34. pmc Population-based estimates of the relation between breast cancer risk, tumor subtype, and family history
    Megan L Welsh
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 114:549-58. 2009
    ..We provide population-based estimates of breast cancer risk and different tumor subtypes in relation to the degree, number, and age at diagnosis of affected relatives...
  35. pmc Gender differences in chronic medical, psychiatric, and substance-dependence disorders among jail inmates
    Ingrid A Binswanger
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:476-82. 2010
    ..We investigated whether there were gender differences in chronic medical, psychiatric, and substance-dependence disorders among jail inmates and whether substance dependence mediated any gender differences found...
  36. pmc Online access to doctors' notes: patient concerns about privacy
    Elisabeth Vodicka
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e208. 2013
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  37. pmc Mammographers' perception of women's breast cancer risk
    Joseph R Egger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:283-9. 2005
    ..To understand mammographers' perception of individual women's breast cancer risk...
  38. pmc Trends in study methods used in undergraduate medical education research, 1969-2007
    Amy Baernstein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 298:1038-45. 2007
    ..Evidence-based medical education requires rigorous studies appraising educational efficacy...
  39. pmc The urban underserved: attitudes towards gaining full access to electronic medical records
    Shireesha Dhanireddy
    Associate Professor Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Health Expect 17:724-32. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to gain insight into such patients' attitudes towards online access to their medical records, including their doctors' visit notes...
  40. pmc Mouse cursor movement and eye tracking data as an indicator of pathologists' attention when viewing digital whole slide images
    Vignesh Raghunath
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    J Pathol Inform 3:43. 2012
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