Matthew K Wynia

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Affiliation: American Medical Association
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The short history and tenuous future of medical professionalism: the erosion of medicine's social contract
    Matthew K Wynia
    The Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 51:565-78. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Light from the flames of Hell: remembrance and lessons of the Holocaust for today's medical profession
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:186-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Validation of an organizational communication climate assessment toolkit
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:436-43. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Many physicians are willing to use patients' electronic personal health records, but doctors differ by location, gender, and practice
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, in Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:266-73. 2011
  5. pmc Health literacy and communication quality in health care organizations
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois 60654, USA
    J Health Commun 15:102-15. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Do physicians not offer useful services because of coverage restrictions?
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:190-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Mercy coming under strain
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:74-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethics and public health emergencies: rationing vaccines
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:4-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Using a risk assessment approach to determine which factors influence whether partially bilingual physicians rely on their non-English language skills or call an interpreter
    Lauren Maul
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:328-36. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Oversimplifications I: physicians don't do public health
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association
    Am J Bioeth 5:4-5. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint The short history and tenuous future of medical professionalism: the erosion of medicine's social contract
    Matthew K Wynia
    The Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 51:565-78. 2008
    ..Equally as important, to reinvigorate our social contract more physicians will need to come to grips with a basic truth: to sustain professionalism we need a strong, unified professional association...
  2. ncbi request reprint Light from the flames of Hell: remembrance and lessons of the Holocaust for today's medical profession
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:186-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Validation of an organizational communication climate assessment toolkit
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:436-43. 2010
    ..Assessment results may be useful to track organizational performance, to benchmark, and to inform tailored quality improvement interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Many physicians are willing to use patients' electronic personal health records, but doctors differ by location, gender, and practice
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, in Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:266-73. 2011
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  5. pmc Health literacy and communication quality in health care organizations
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois 60654, USA
    J Health Commun 15:102-15. 2010
    ..They also highlight that efforts to address the needs of patients with limited health literacy should be sensitive to the range of communication challenges confronting these patients and their caregivers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do physicians not offer useful services because of coverage restrictions?
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:190-7. 2003
    ..It can be frustrating for doctors to discuss uncovered services with their patients, but open communication is necessary for shared decision making and to improve coverage decisions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mercy coming under strain
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:74-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ethics and public health emergencies: rationing vaccines
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:4-7. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Using a risk assessment approach to determine which factors influence whether partially bilingual physicians rely on their non-English language skills or call an interpreter
    Lauren Maul
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:328-36. 2012
    ..In a patient safety approach to exploration of this complex, potentially high-stakes decision, key risk factors that may contribute to miscommunication during health care encounters in non-English languages were identified...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oversimplifications I: physicians don't do public health
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association
    Am J Bioeth 5:4-5. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Mandating vaccination: what counts as a "mandate" in public health and when should they be used?
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:2-6. 2007
    ..To enforce this mandate, those who refuse vaccination should be required to sign a waiver, and patients - especially those at high risk from flu - should be informed when they receive care from unvaccinated practitioners...
  12. ncbi request reprint The social-contract model of professionalism: baby or bath water?
    Jacob E Kurlander
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:33-6. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Physicians' preparedness for bioterrorism and other public health priorities
    G Caleb Alexander
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1238-41. 2006
    ..Earlier surveys showed low physician bioterrorism preparedness but did not assess physicians' general public health preparedness, compare the preparedness of emergency and primary care physicians, or assess temporal trends...
  14. pmc Development of a measure of physician engagement in addressing racial and ethnic health care disparities
    G Caleb Alexander
    The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:773-84. 2008
    ..To develop a measure of physician engagement in addressing health care disparities...
  15. doi request reprint "Doctor, would you prescribe a pill to help me … ?" a national survey of physicians on using medicine for human enhancement
    Timothy D Hotze
    The Institute for Ethics, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Am J Bioeth 11:3-13. 2011
    ..These apparently contradictory views might reflect inherent tensions between the values of equity and liberty, which could make crafting coherent social policies on medical enhancements challenging...
  16. ncbi request reprint Barriers to collecting patient race, ethnicity, and primary language data in physician practices: an exploratory study
    Romana Hasnain-Wynia
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Center for Healthcare Equity, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:769-75. 2010
    ..Little is known about demographic data collection in small practice settings...
  17. pmc Patient protection and risk selection: do primary care physicians encourage their patients to join or avoid capitated health plans according to the patient's health status?
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago Ill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:40-7. 2002
    ..Though insurance risk selection has been well documented among organizations paid on a prospective basis, such physician-level risk selection has not been studied...
  18. ncbi request reprint Medicine. The bioterrorist threat and access to health care
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Science 296:1613. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Reconceptualizing the informed consent process at eight innovative hospitals
    Jennifer Matiasek
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:127-37. 2008
    ..Amid "promising practices" for patient-centered communication, there is debate over how to handle consent processes for patients with limited literacy, health literacy, or English proficiency...
  20. ncbi request reprint Segregation, civil rights, and health disparities: the legacy of African American physicians and organized medicine, 1910-1968
    Harriet A Washington
    DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:513-27. 2009
    ..This paved the way for a subsequent era of increasing cooperation and understanding...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk and trust in public health: a cautionary tale
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:3-6. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Markets and public health: pushing and pulling vaccines into production
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:3-6. 2006
  23. pmc Physicians in retainer ("concierge") practice. A national survey of physician, patient, and practice characteristics
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1079-83. 2005
    ..Retainer practices represent a new model of care whereby physicians charge an up-front fee for services that may not be covered by health insurance. The characteristics of these practices are largely unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring deception: test-retest reliability of physicians' self-reported manipulation of reimbursement rules for patients
    Jonathan B VanGeest
    American Medical Association, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:184-96. 2002
    ..Specifically, the three items reported here can be used to produce a reliable summary measure of physicians' manipulation of reimbursement rules to help patients obtain care that physicians perceive as necessary...
  25. ncbi request reprint Judging public health research: epistemology, public health and the law
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:4-7. 2005
  26. pmc Ethical challenges in preparing for bioterrorism: barriers within the health care system
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1096-102. 2004
    ..Treatment might fail if physicians do not accept their professional duty to treat patients during epidemics. Each of these potential ethical barriers to preparedness must be addressed by physicians and society...
  27. doi request reprint Who gets a teach-back? Patient-reported incidence of experiencing a teach-back
    Andrew J Jager
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, 515 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    J Health Commun 17:294-302. 2012
    ..In addition, the strong correlation between reporting receiving a teach-back and reporting having enough time with a doctor merits further study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Public health principlism: the precautionary principle and beyond
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:3-4. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Laying the groundwork for a defense against participation in torture?
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 38:11-3. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint What is managed care anyway?
    Abraham P Schwab
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:36-7. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint The elephant in the room: collaboration and competition among relief organizations during high-profile disasters
    Italo Subbarao
    Public Health Readiness Office, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Clin Ethics 21:328-34. 2010
    ..This article addresses problems and potential solutions for improved coordination and long-term capacity-building of humanitarian aid...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improving fairness in coverage decisions: performance expectations for quality improvement
    Matthew K Wynia
    American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:87-100. 2004
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  33. ncbi request reprint Ready and willing? Physicians' sense of preparedness for bioterrorism
    G Caleb Alexander
    Division of General Internal Medicine, MacLean Center for Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Hospitals, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:189-97. 2003
    ..Preparing physicians for bioterrorism should entail providing practical knowledge, preventive steps to minimize risk, and reinforcement of the profession's ethical duty to treat...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oversimplifications II: Public health ethics ignores individual rights
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 5:6-8. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint When pestilence prevails...physician responsibilities in epidemics
    Samuel J Huber
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    Am J Bioeth 4:W5-11. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Ethics and public health emergencies: restrictions on liberty
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 7:1-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, ethical principles of reciprocity, transparency, non-discrimination and accountability should guide any implementation of quarantine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Breaching confidentiality to protect the public: evolving standards of medical confidentiality for military detainees
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 7:1-5. 2007
    ..For the public health system, this experience is a reminder of the importance of confidentiality in creating trustworthy, and effective, means to protect the public's health...
  38. pmc A qualitative study of physicians' engagement in reducing healthcare disparities
    Susanne K Vanderbilt
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1315-22. 2007
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  39. pmc What can doctors do about health literacy?
    Matthew K Wynia
    MedGenMed 8:1. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethics and public health emergencies: encouraging responsibility
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 7:1-4. 2007
    ..responsibilities during crises? To whom do they apply? Should they be more explicit - and hence more circumscribed - or less explicit and hence largely aspirational? And how can public health policies encourage responsible actions?..
  41. ncbi request reprint Public health, public trust and lobbying
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 7:4-7. 2007
    ..The public health community has also been affected. What is the lesson to be learned from this story? Public health communication relies on public trust...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physicians as citizens
    Matthew K Wynia
    JAMA 291:2075-6; author reply 2076-7. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Falling into line: the impact of utilization review hassles on physicians' adherence to insurance contracts
    Saul J Weiner
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:139-48. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Improving access to health care: a consensus ethical framework to guide proposals for reform
    Mark A Levine
    Hastings Cent Rep 37:14-9. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Consequentialism and harsh interrogations
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics of the American Medical Association, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:4-6. 2005
    ..Wynia, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Institute for Ethics of the American Medical Association as our new Contributing Editor. If you have comments or suggestions regarding this feature, please email us at manuscript@ bioethics.net...
  46. doi request reprint African American physicians and organized medicine, 1846-1968: origins of a racial divide
    Robert B Baker
    The Union Graduate College Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bioethics Program, and Department of Philosophy, Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA
    JAMA 300:306-13. 2008
    ..The effects of this history have been far reaching for the medical profession and, in particular, the legacy of segregation, bias, and exclusion continues to adversely affect African American physicians and the patients they serve...
  47. ncbi request reprint Science, faith and AIDS: the battle over harm reduction
    Matthew K Wynia
    Am J Bioeth 5:3-4. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for teaching about racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care
    Wally R Smith
    Division of Quality Health Care, Center on Health Disparities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0306, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:654-65. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Ensuring fairness in coverage decisions: applying the American Medical Association Ethical Force Program's consensus report to managed care pharmacy
    J Russell Teagarden
    Clinical Practices and Therapeutics, Medco Health Solutions, Inc, 100 Parsons Pond Drive, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1749-54. 2006