James J O'Connell

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A public health approach to reducing morbidity and mortality among homeless people in Boston
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, 729 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:311-6. 2005
  2. pmc The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program: a public health framework
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1400-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Old and sleeping rough: elderly homeless persons on the streets of Boston
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Department of Medicine of Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02118, USA
    Care Manag J 5:101-6. 2004
  4. pmc Mortality among homeless adults in Boston: shifts in causes of death over a 15-year period
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:189-95. 2013
  5. pmc Food insufficiency and health services utilization in a national sample of homeless adults
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:627-34. 2011
  6. pmc The unmet health care needs of homeless adults: a national study
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1326-33. 2010
  7. pmc The hunger-obesity paradox: obesity in the homeless
    Katherine A Koh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 89:952-64. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center at Massachusetts General Hospital hematology-oncology department: hope for the homeless
    Richard T Penson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2617, USA
    Oncologist 8:488-95. 2003
  9. pmc Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:171-6. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint A public health approach to reducing morbidity and mortality among homeless people in Boston
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, 729 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:311-6. 2005
    ..This case study exemplifies a public health practice response to the vexing health care challenges confronting homeless people who must struggle to survive on the streets and in shelters...
  2. pmc The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program: a public health framework
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1400-8. 2010
    ..We explain the program's principles of care, describe the public health framework that undergirds the program, and offer lessons for the elimination of health disparities suffered by this vulnerable population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Old and sleeping rough: elderly homeless persons on the streets of Boston
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Department of Medicine of Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02118, USA
    Care Manag J 5:101-6. 2004
    ..New and creative housing options are needed, and the delicate issues of competency and guardianship must be addressed...
  4. pmc Mortality among homeless adults in Boston: shifts in causes of death over a 15-year period
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:189-95. 2013
    ..Homeless persons experience excess mortality, but US-based studies on this topic are outdated or lack information about causes of death. To our knowledge, no studies have examined shifts in causes of death for this population over time...
  5. pmc Food insufficiency and health services utilization in a national sample of homeless adults
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:627-34. 2011
    ..Homeless people have high rates of hospitalization and emergency department (ED) use. Obtaining adequate food is a common concern among homeless people and may influence health care utilization...
  6. pmc The unmet health care needs of homeless adults: a national study
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1326-33. 2010
    ..We assessed the prevalence and predictors of past-year unmet needs for 5 types of health care services in a national sample of homeless adults...
  7. pmc The hunger-obesity paradox: obesity in the homeless
    Katherine A Koh
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 89:952-64. 2012
    ..Although underweight has been traditionally associated with homelessness, this study suggests that obesity may be the new malnutrition of the homeless in the United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center at Massachusetts General Hospital hematology-oncology department: hope for the homeless
    Richard T Penson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2617, USA
    Oncologist 8:488-95. 2003
    ..The team developed a strong commitment to his care and an affectionate bond, which very positively affected all of those involved. We discuss issues of access to cancer care, and the special problems presented by homeless patients...
  9. pmc Treating homeless opioid dependent patients with buprenorphine in an office-based setting
    Daniel P Alford
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:171-6. 2007
    ..Although office-based opioid treatment with buprenorphine (OBOT-B) has been successfully implemented in primary care settings in the US, its use has not been reported in homeless patients...