Karen E Lasser

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is unhealthy substance use associated with failure to receive cancer screening and flu vaccination? A retrospective cross-sectional study
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMJ Open 1:e000046. 2011
  2. pmc A multilevel intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening among community health center patients: results of a pilot study
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:37. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among ethnically diverse, low-income patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:906-12. 2011
  4. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:15. 2008
  5. pmc Discussions about preventive services: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:49. 2008
  6. pmc Health insurance and mortality in US adults
    Andrew P Wilper
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2289-95. 2009
  7. pmc Comparison of diabetes control among Haitians, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites in an urban safety-net hospital
    Varsha G Vimalananda
    Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:58-60. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Missed appointment rates in primary care: the importance of site of care
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:475-86. 2005
  9. pmc Patient navigation to promote smoking cessation among low-income primary care patients: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Karen E Lasser
    a Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 12:374-90. 2013
  10. pmc The effect of Massachusetts health reform on 30 day hospital readmissions: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 348:g2329. 2014

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Is unhealthy substance use associated with failure to receive cancer screening and flu vaccination? A retrospective cross-sectional study
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMJ Open 1:e000046. 2011
    ..81; 95% CI 0.67 to 0.97). Conclusions Unhealthy substance use is a risk factor for not receiving all appropriate preventive health services...
  2. pmc A multilevel intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening among community health center patients: results of a pilot study
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:37. 2009
    ..Patient navigation has been shown to increase breast and cervical cancer screening rates, but few studies have looked at the potential of patient navigation to increase colorectal cancer screening rates...
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among ethnically diverse, low-income patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:906-12. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community health centers: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe barriers to/facilitators of colorectal cancer screening among diverse patients served by community health centers...
  5. pmc Discussions about preventive services: a qualitative study
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 9:49. 2008
    ..Elderly minority patients are less likely to receive influenza vaccination and colorectal cancer screening than are other patients. Communication between primary care providers (PCPs) and patients may affect service receipt...
  6. pmc Health insurance and mortality in US adults
    Andrew P Wilper
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2289-95. 2009
    ..A 1993 study found a 25% higher risk of death among uninsured compared with privately insured adults. We analyzed the relationship between uninsurance and death with more recent data...
  7. pmc Comparison of diabetes control among Haitians, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites in an urban safety-net hospital
    Varsha G Vimalananda
    Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:58-60. 2011
    ..To compare diabetes care and outcomes among Haitians, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites...
  8. ncbi request reprint Missed appointment rates in primary care: the importance of site of care
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge Health Alliance, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:475-86. 2005
    ..Receipt of primary care services at specific neighborhood health centers was the strongest predictor of missed appointment rates in this sample...
  9. pmc Patient navigation to promote smoking cessation among low-income primary care patients: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Karen E Lasser
    a Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 12:374-90. 2013
    ..9%) of 14 control group participants (chi-square p = ns). Patient navigation to promote engagement in smoking cessation treatment was feasible and acceptable to participants...
  10. pmc The effect of Massachusetts health reform on 30 day hospital readmissions: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics
    Karen E Lasser
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 348:g2329. 2014
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Waits to see an emergency department physician: U.S. trends and predictors, 1997-2004
    Andrew P Wilper
    Harvard Medical School affiliated with the Cambridge Health Alliance, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w84-95. 2008
    ..2 percent per year. Blacks, Hispanics, women, and patients seen in urban EDs waited longer than other patients did...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do women who screen positive for mental disorders in primary care have lower mammography rates?
    Karen E Lasser
    Department of Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:214-6. 2003
    ..Screening for mental disorders in primary care does not appear to identify women at risk for nonreceipt of mammography...