Tracy A Battaglia

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Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The addition of internists to a breast health program
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Women s Health Unit, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Breast J 18:58-64. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Feasibility of chronic disease patient navigation in an urban primary care practice
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:38-49. 2012
  3. pmc Boston Patient Navigation Research Program: the impact of navigation on time to diagnostic resolution after abnormal cancer screening
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1645-54. 2012
  4. pmc Disclosing intimate partner violence to health care clinicians - what a difference the setting makes: a qualitative study
    Jane Liebschutz
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:229. 2008
  5. pmc Survivors of intimate partner violence speak out: trust in the patient-provider relationship
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:617-23. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of patient navigation: prevention and early detection metrics
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 117:3553-64. 2011
  7. pmc Predictors of timely follow-up after abnormal cancer screening among women seeking care at urban community health centers
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer 116:913-21. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving follow-up to abnormal breast cancer screening in an urban population. A patient navigation intervention
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 109:359-67. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention trials and primary care physicians: factors associated with recommending trial enrollment
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB Suite 1108, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:34-7. 2006
  10. pmc Impact of patient navigation on timely cancer care: the Patient Navigation Research Program
    Karen M Freund
    Affiliations of authors Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center EDP, and Center for Biostatistics GSY, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA KMF Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA TAB Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL EC, JSD Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX DLD Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY KF Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, National Cancer Institute MLH, and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health DMM, Rockville, MD MLH George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC NL, PL H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL J HL, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju115. 2014

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint The addition of internists to a breast health program
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Women s Health Unit, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Breast J 18:58-64. 2012
    ..Replication of this model requires the availability of more clinical training programs for non-surgical providers...
  2. doi request reprint Feasibility of chronic disease patient navigation in an urban primary care practice
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:38-49. 2012
    ..Patients and providers responded positively. Incorporating telephone-based chronic disease navigation supported by MI into existing disease-specific navigation is efficacious and acceptable to those enrolled...
  3. pmc Boston Patient Navigation Research Program: the impact of navigation on time to diagnostic resolution after abnormal cancer screening
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1645-54. 2012
    ..There is a need for controlled studies to assess the impact of patient navigation in vulnerable cancer populations...
  4. pmc Disclosing intimate partner violence to health care clinicians - what a difference the setting makes: a qualitative study
    Jane Liebschutz
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:229. 2008
    ..We analyzed interviews of IPV survivors to understand the risks and benefits of disclosing IPV to clinicians across specialties...
  5. pmc Survivors of intimate partner violence speak out: trust in the patient-provider relationship
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:617-23. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics that facilitate trust in the patient-provider relationship among survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of patient navigation: prevention and early detection metrics
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 117:3553-64. 2011
    ..The lack of comparable metrics to evaluate prevention and early detection patient navigation programs impeded the ability to identify best practices...
  7. pmc Predictors of timely follow-up after abnormal cancer screening among women seeking care at urban community health centers
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer 116:913-21. 2010
    ..We sought to measure time and identify predictors of timely follow-up among a cohort of racially/ethnically diverse inner city women with breast and cervical cancer screening abnormalities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving follow-up to abnormal breast cancer screening in an urban population. A patient navigation intervention
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Cancer 109:359-67. 2007
    ..003). Our data suggest a benefit of patient navigators in reducing delay in breast cancer care for poor and minority populations. Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention trials and primary care physicians: factors associated with recommending trial enrollment
    Tracy A Battaglia
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, DOB Suite 1108, Boston, MA 02118 2334, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:34-7. 2006
    ..To explore the willingness of primary care providers (PCPs) to encourage enrollment of patients into cancer prevention trials...
  10. pmc Impact of patient navigation on timely cancer care: the Patient Navigation Research Program
    Karen M Freund
    Affiliations of authors Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center EDP, and Center for Biostatistics GSY, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA KMF Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA TAB Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL EC, JSD Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX DLD Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY KF Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, National Cancer Institute MLH, and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health DMM, Rockville, MD MLH George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC NL, PL H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL J HL, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju115. 2014
    ..Patient navigation is a promising intervention to address cancer disparities but requires a multisite controlled trial to assess its effectiveness...
  11. pmc Depression and anxiety diagnoses are not associated with delayed resolution of abnormal mammograms and pap tests among vulnerable women
    Andrea C Kronman
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:452-7. 2012
    ..Women with psychiatric disorders are less likely to receive cancer screening and may also have delays in diagnostic resolution after an abnormal screening test...
  12. pmc Patient navigation to increase mammography screening among inner city women
    Christine E Phillips
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:123-9. 2011
    ..Lower mammography screening rates among minority and low income women contribute to increased morbidity and mortality from breast cancer...
  13. doi request reprint The influence of black race on treatment and mortality for early-stage breast cancer
    Jonathan P B Berz
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 47:986-92. 2009
    ..Black Americans have higher mortality from breast cancer than white Americans. This study explores the influence of socioeconomic factors and black race on treatment and mortality for early-stage breast cancer...
  14. pmc Social service barriers delay care among women with abnormal cancer screening
    Sarah W Primeau
    Women s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 1st Floor, Boston, MA, 02118 2526, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:169-75. 2014
    ..Social service barriers represent those obstacles related to meeting life's most basic needs, like housing and income, which are often supported by public policy, regulation and services...
  15. pmc Patient navigation: development of a protocol for describing what navigators do
    Victoria A Parker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St T3W, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:514-31. 2010
    ..To develop a structured protocol for observing patient navigators at work, describing and characterizing specific activities related to their goals...
  16. pmc Challenges in the delivery of quality breast cancer care: initiation of adjuvant hormone therapy at an urban safety net hospital
    Meaghan M Crowley
    Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    J Oncol Pract 10:e107-12. 2014
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  17. doi request reprint Patterns of task and network actions performed by navigators to facilitate cancer care
    Jack A Clark
    Jack A Clark, PhD, is Medical Sociologist, Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts, and Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts E mail Victoria A Parker, DBA, is Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts E mail Tracy A Battaglia, MD, is Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts E mail Karen M Freund, MD, is Professor, Medicine, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts research was supported by grants from the Avon Foundation
    Health Care Manage Rev 39:90-101. 2014
    ..Patient navigation is a widely implemented intervention to facilitate access to care and reduce disparities in cancer care, but the activities of navigators are not well characterized...
  18. pmc Patient navigation for underserved patients diagnosed with breast cancer
    Aparna Raj
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Oncologist 17:1027-31. 2012
    ..Future research should prospectively analyze quality metrics to assess measures to improve the process and outcomes of patient navigation in diverse underserved settings, compared with control non-navigated populations...
  19. pmc Adherence to conservative management recommendations for abnormal pap test results in adolescents
    Rebecca B Perkins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1157-63. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Lifestyle behaviors in Massachusetts adult cancer survivors
    Amy Linsky
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, GIM, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:27-34. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of tobacco use, alcohol use, and physical inactivity among cancer survivors overall and site-specific survivors...
  21. pmc National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program: methods, protocol, and measures
    Karen M Freund
    Women s Health Unit, Department of Medicine, and Women s Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer 113:3391-9. 2008
    ..To overcome these limitations, a 9-site National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP) was initiated...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of Patient Navigation on Adherence to Follow-up After Treatment of High-Grade Dysplasia
    Patricia Jeudin
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Obstet Gynecol 123:29S. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the adequacy of follow-up after treatment of high-grade cervical dysplasia among low-income and minority women receiving patient navigation or usual care...
  23. doi request reprint What do public housing residents say about their health?
    Deborah J Bowen
    Department of Community Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 7:39-47. 2013
    ..Residents of public housing have poorer health indicators than comparably resourced individuals from the larger community...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of aggressive therapy for nonmetastatic prostate carcinoma in Massachusetts from 1998 to 2002
    Adam J Rose
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2644, USA
    Med Care 45:440-7. 2007
    ..However, previous studies have not accounted for the clustering of outcomes by facility...
  25. pmc Patient navigation: state of the art or is it science?
    Kristen J Wells
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 113:1999-2010. 2008
    ..Although cancer-related patient navigation interventions are being adopted increasingly across the United States and Canada, further research will be necessary to evaluate their efficacy and cost-effectiveness in improving cancer care...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of numeracy on cancer screening among urban women
    Arpita Aggarwal
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0102, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S57-68. 2007
    ..To determine the role of numeracy on cancer screening knowledge and practices among an ethnically diverse population...