Michael Paasche-Orlow

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
  2. pmc Evidence does not support clinical screening of literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:100-2. 2008
  3. pmc National survey of patients' bill of rights statutes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston, University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:489-94. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Promoting health literacy research to reduce health disparities
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 15:34-41. 2010
  5. pmc How health care systems can begin to address the challenge of limited literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:884-7. 2006
  6. pmc Health literacy, antiretroviral adherence, and HIV-RNA suppression: a longitudinal perspective
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:835-40. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated women
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005
  8. pmc Tailored education may reduce health literacy disparities in asthma self-management
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:980-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Caring for patients with limited health literacy: a 76-year-old man with multiple medical problems
    Michael Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 306:1122-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Notices of Privacy Practices: a survey of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 documents presented to patients at US hospitals
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 43:558-64. 2005

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
    ..To provide an evidence-based review of plausible causal pathways that could best explain well-established associations between limited health literacy and health outcomes...
  2. pmc Evidence does not support clinical screening of literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:100-2. 2008
    ..There is fair evidence to suggest that possible harm outweighs any current benefits; therefore, clinical screening for literacy should not be recommended at this time...
  3. pmc National survey of patients' bill of rights statutes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston, University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:489-94. 2009
    ..Because such initiatives can be undermined by overly complex language, we surveyed the readability of hospital PBOR documents as well as texts mandated by state law...
  4. doi request reprint Promoting health literacy research to reduce health disparities
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 15:34-41. 2010
    ..This paper presents recommendations for a research agenda that is focused on advancing the science for how health literacy research can promote the effort to eliminate health disparities...
  5. pmc How health care systems can begin to address the challenge of limited literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:884-7. 2006
  6. pmc Health literacy, antiretroviral adherence, and HIV-RNA suppression: a longitudinal perspective
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:835-40. 2006
    ..Low health literacy has been associated with worse adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and higher HIV-RNA levels, but these relationships have not been evaluated in longitudinal analyses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated women
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005
    ..To identify the educational factors associated with HIV risk behaviors among incarcerated women...
  8. pmc Tailored education may reduce health literacy disparities in asthma self-management
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:980-6. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Caring for patients with limited health literacy: a 76-year-old man with multiple medical problems
    Michael Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 306:1122-9. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Notices of Privacy Practices: a survey of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 documents presented to patients at US hospitals
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 43:558-64. 2005
    ..Federal regulation requires hospitals to present patients with a Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) that contains all stipulated content items, is readable by patients, and posted on institutional web sites...
  11. pmc The prevalence of limited health literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:175-84. 2005
    ..To systematically review U.S. studies examining the prevalence of limited health literacy and to synthesize these findings by evaluating demographic associations in pooled analyses...
  12. ncbi request reprint The ethics of cultural competence
    Michael Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Acad Med 79:347-50. 2004
    ..Clarity about the ethics of cultural competence can help educators promote and evaluate trainees' integration of their own moral intuitions, Western medical ethics, and the ethics of cultural competence...
  13. doi request reprint Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:754-62. 2008
    ..Several studies have reported that African Americans are more likely than whites to prefer aggressive treatments at the end of life...
  14. ncbi request reprint The communication patterns of internal medicine and family practice physicians
    Michael Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:485-93. 2003
    ..Although differences between Internal Medicine (IM) and Family Practice (FP) physicians have been examined in terms of care outcomes and cost, there have been few studies of specialty differences in physician-patient communication...
  15. doi request reprint Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:50-6. 2012
    ..This study determined whether having a substance use disorder diagnosis was associated with subsequent acute care hospital utilization...
  16. doi request reprint Limited literacy and psychiatric disorders among users of an urban safety-net hospital's mental health outpatient clinic
    Alisa Lincoln
    Department of Health Science, Northeastern University, 316 Robinson Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:687-93. 2008
    ..Increasing our understanding of the relationships between health literacy and psychiatric disorders will help inform the development of appropriate psychiatric care and better outcomes...
  17. pmc Reaching women through health information technology: the Gabby preconception care system
    Paula Gardiner
    Department of Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 1 BMC Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:eS11-20. 2013
    ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have endorsed the concept of preconception care (PCC). New tools must be developed to promote PCC...
  18. pmc Gender as risk factor for 30 days post-discharge hospital utilisation: a secondary data analysis
    Shaula Woz
    Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMJ Open 2:e000428. 2012
    ..In the 30 days after hospital discharge, hospital utilisation is common and costly. This study evaluated the association between gender and hospital utilisation within 30 days of discharge...
  19. doi request reprint Factors associated with disclosure of medical errors by housestaff
    Andrea C Kronman
    Boston University Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 470, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:271-8. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between residents' perceptions of their training environment and disclosure of or apology for their worst error...
  20. doi request reprint Overcoming educational barriers for advance care planning in Latinos with video images
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:700-6. 2008
    ..While this has been attributed to aspects of ethnicity, national origin, and religion, it is possible that limited education might obscure the true relationship between Latino patients and their end-of-life care preferences...
  21. doi request reprint A telerehabilitation intervention for persons with spinal cord dysfunction
    Bethlyn Vergo Houlihan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:756-64. 2011
    ..The results of a randomized controlled trial currently underway to evaluate Care Call will be available in 2011...
  22. ncbi request reprint Excluding particular information from consent forms
    Neal Dickert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House 348, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Account Res 12:33-45. 2005
    ..Further, we argue that the regulations ought to be amended to reflect this obligation...
  23. pmc Confirming comprehension of informed consent as a protection of human subjects
    Jeremy Sugarman
    J Gen Intern Med 21:898-9. 2006