B G Bokhour

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint No less a man: reconstructing identity after prostate cancer
    Barbara G Bokhour
    ENRM Veterans Hospital, MA 01730, USA
    Commun Med 4:99-109. 2007
  2. pmc Sexuality after treatment for early prostate cancer: exploring the meanings of "erectile dysfunction"
    B G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:649-55. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Communication in interdisciplinary team meetings: what are we talking about?
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Interprof Care 20:349-63. 2006
  4. pmc How do providers assess antihypertensive medication adherence in medical encounters?
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:577-83. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Incentive implementation in physician practices: A qualitative study of practice executive perspectives on pay for performance
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:73S-95S. 2006
  6. pmc Patterns of concordance and non-concordance with clinician recommendations and parents' explanatory models in children with asthma
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01742, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:376-85. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes toward pay-for-quality programs: perspectives from the front line
    Gary J Young
    Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:331-43. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Improving methods for measuring quality of care: a patient-centered approach in chronic disease
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:147-66. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The early experience of a hospital-based pay-for-performance program
    Karen M Sautter
    Health Policy and Management Department, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:95-107; discussion 107-8. 2007
  10. pmc Effects of paying physicians based on their relative performance for quality
    Gary J Young
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot Building, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:872-6. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint No less a man: reconstructing identity after prostate cancer
    Barbara G Bokhour
    ENRM Veterans Hospital, MA 01730, USA
    Commun Med 4:99-109. 2007
    ..We argue that these men draw upon alternative discourses to construct themselves as whole, competent, and 'no less a man'...
  2. pmc Sexuality after treatment for early prostate cancer: exploring the meanings of "erectile dysfunction"
    B G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:649-55. 2001
    ..To explore perceptions of the impact of erectile dysfunction on men who had undergone definitive treatment for early nonmetastatic prostate cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Communication in interdisciplinary team meetings: what are we talking about?
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Interprof Care 20:349-63. 2006
    ..We discuss one case study to exemplify how the use of these communication practices results in the omission of information central to making decisions regarding patient care...
  4. pmc How do providers assess antihypertensive medication adherence in medical encounters?
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:577-83. 2006
    ..Poor adherence to antihypertensives has been shown to be a significant factor in poor blood pressure (BP) control. Providers' communication with patients about their medication-taking behavior may be central to improving adherence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incentive implementation in physician practices: A qualitative study of practice executive perspectives on pay for performance
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:73S-95S. 2006
    ..The authors discuss five different ways in which practice executives distribute rewards to physicians. These findings may help payers more effectively design and implement financial rewards for quality...
  6. pmc Patterns of concordance and non-concordance with clinician recommendations and parents' explanatory models in children with asthma
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01742, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:376-85. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes toward pay-for-quality programs: perspectives from the front line
    Gary J Young
    Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:331-43. 2007
    ..Findings indicate physicians have generally positive attitudes toward the concept of P4Q, but are ambivalent about certain features of these programs as currently designed and implemented...
  8. doi request reprint Improving methods for measuring quality of care: a patient-centered approach in chronic disease
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:147-66. 2009
    ..The process presented in this article may serve as a model for incorporating patient perceptions of quality into the future development of quality indicators for chronic diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint The early experience of a hospital-based pay-for-performance program
    Karen M Sautter
    Health Policy and Management Department, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:95-107; discussion 107-8. 2007
    ..Consideration of the requirements of organizations to facilitate improvement in relation to existing quality improvement infrastructure may lead to the future success of hospital-based P4P programs...
  10. pmc Effects of paying physicians based on their relative performance for quality
    Gary J Young
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot Building, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:872-6. 2007
    ..No studies to date have evaluated programs placing providers at financial risk for performance relative to other participants in the program...
  11. pmc Hypertensive patients' race, health beliefs, process of care, and medication adherence
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:768-74. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Conceptual issues in the design and implementation of pay-for-quality programs
    Gary J Young
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:144-50. 2005
    ..Examples are drawn from the Rewarding Results demonstration project for which the authors serve as the national evaluation team...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of quality of life after treatment for early prostate cancer
    Jack A Clark
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:3777-84. 2003
    ..Treatment for early prostate cancer produces problematic physical side effects, but prior studies have found little influence on patients' perceived health status. We examined psychosocial outcomes of treatment for early prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring patients' perceptions of the outcomes of treatment for early prostate cancer
    Jack A Clark
    Health Services Department, Boston University School of Public Health, and Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital Bedford, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 41:923-36. 2003
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  15. doi request reprint Ecological barriers and social forces in childhood asthma management: examining routines of African American families living in the inner city
    Leanne S Yinusa-Nyahkoon
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Sargent College, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Asthma 47:701-10. 2010
    ..In this paper, the authors examine the social forces underlying these ecological barriers and what African American parents living in the inner city do to manage their children's asthma amidst these challenges...
  16. pmc Barriers and facilitators to routine HIV testing in VA primary care
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1109-14. 2009
    ..The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend routine opt-out HIV testing for all patients aged 13-64. Yet little is known about patient and provider perspectives on routine HIV testing...
  17. pmc Provider attitudes toward pay-for-performance programs: development and validation of a measurement instrument
    Mark Meterko
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Medical Center 152M, 150 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1959-78. 2006
    ..To develop an instrument for assessing physician attitudes toward quality incentive programs, and to assess its reliability and validity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conceptual bases of Christian, faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation programs: qualitative analysis of staff interviews
    Lisa K McCoy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Subst Abus 25:1-11. 2004
    ..Knowledge of these core concepts and practices should be helpful to clinicians in considering referrals to faith-based recovery programs...

Research Grants1

  1. Prostate Cancer Survivor Narratives & Doctors' Responses
    Barbara Bokhour; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....