Barbara Starfield

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ambulatory specialist use by nonhospitalized patients in us health plans: correlates and consequences
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:216-25. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
  5. pmc The primary care physician workforce: ethical and policy implications
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:486-91. 2007
  6. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
  9. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
  10. pmc Comorbidity and the use of primary care and specialist care in the elderly
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:215-22. 2005

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Ambulatory specialist use by nonhospitalized patients in us health plans: correlates and consequences
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:216-25. 2009
    ..Controlling for differences in the degree of morbidity, receiving care from multiple specialists is associated with higher costs, more procedures, and more medications, independent of the number of visits and age of the patient...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  3. doi request reprint Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
    ..Primary health care can now be measured and assessed; all innovations and enhancements in it must serve its essential features in order to be useful...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between healthcare use and children's healthcare needs as assessed from the perspectives of children themselves, parents, and healthcare practitioners...
  5. pmc The primary care physician workforce: ethical and policy implications
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:486-91. 2007
    ..We undertook a study to examine the characteristics of countries exporting physicians to the United States according to their relative contribution to the primary care supply in the United States...
  6. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005
    ..The study provides evidence that primary care resources are associated with population health and could aid in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  9. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
    ..We tested the association between the availability of primary care and income inequality on several categories of mortality in US counties...
  10. pmc Comorbidity and the use of primary care and specialist care in the elderly
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:215-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between morbidity burden, comorbid conditions, and use of primary care and specialist services..
  11. pmc William Pickles Lecture. Primary and specialty care interfaces: the imperative of disease continuity
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Br J Gen Pract 53:723-9. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of primary care and what States can do
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N C Med J 68:204-7. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Equity, social determinants, and children's rights: coming to grips with the challenges
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:134-7. 2005
  14. pmc Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1038-41. 2007
    ..A health system oriented around a strong primary care base is an example of such a strategy...
  15. pmc Commentary: primary care and health outcomes: a health services research challenge
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2252-6; discussion 2294-323. 2007
  16. doi request reprint Access, primary care, and the medical home: rights of passage
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 46:1015-6. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint The medical home, access to care, and insurance: a review of evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1493-8. 2004
    ..To review the extent to which the literature supports the position that a medical home is important and to review the extent to which insurance is related to having a medical home...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of specialist supply on populations' health: assessing the evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Adverse effects from inappropriate or unnecessary specialist use may be responsible for the absence of relationship between specialist supply and mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Global health, equity, and primary care
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University and Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:511-3. 2007
    ..World organizations of primary care physicians need to take up the challenge before it becomes a crisis...
  20. doi request reprint Reinventing primary care: lessons from Canada for the United States
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1030-6. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Pathways of influence on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1355-62. 2007
    ..It makes the case for a conceptualization of influences on equity that explicitly includes distribution of health as an outcome as well as characteristics of the society as influences...
  22. ncbi request reprint An international perspective on the basis for payment for performance
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Prim Care 18:399-404. 2010
    ..Attention to resolution of patients' problems is an important aim of quality improvement activities. Alternative modes of improving patient care may be better than the QOF...
  23. pmc Why is the grass greener?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 330:727-9. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality and outcomes framework: patient-centred?
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 372:692-4. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint [Primary health care and responsibilities of public health in 6 countries of Europe and North America: a pilot study]
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:17-26. 2004
    ..In order to know the locus of responsibility for various types of preventive activities, we undertook an inquiry on eight areas in six countries from Europe and North America...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint On continuity of care in pediatric training
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1082. 2004
  28. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...