K Hacker

Summary

Affiliation: Cambridge Health Alliance
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Referral and follow-up after mental health screening in commercially insured adolescents
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Division of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:17-23. 2014
  2. pmc Achieving population health in accountable care organizations
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1163-7. 2013
  3. pmc Exploring the impact of language services on utilization and clinical outcomes for diabetics
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38507. 2012
  4. pmc Provider's perspectives on the impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activity on immigrant health
    Karen Hacker
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:651-65. 2012
  5. pmc Impact of electronic health record transition on behavioral health screening in a large pediatric practice
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:256-61. 2012
  6. pmc The impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on immigrant health: perceptions of immigrants in Everett, Massachusetts, USA
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, 163 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:586-94. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Mental and behavioral health screening at preventive visits: opportunities for follow-up of patients who are nonadherent with the next preventive visit
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    J Pediatr 158:666-671.e2. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Persistence and change in pediatric symptom checklist scores over 10 to 18 months
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:270-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Coping with youth suicide and overdose: one community's efforts to investigate, intervene, and prevent suicide contagion
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Crisis 29:86-95. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health screening in pediatric practice: factors related to positive screens and the contribution of parental/personal concern
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1896-906. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Referral and follow-up after mental health screening in commercially insured adolescents
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Division of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:17-23. 2014
    ..We examined predictors of mental health referral from primary care and service use for commercially insured youth who had been screened using the Pediatric Symptom Checklist or Youth-Pediatric Symptom Checklist...
  2. pmc Achieving population health in accountable care organizations
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1163-7. 2013
    ..We discussed this broader definition and offered recommendations for linking ACOs with the public health system toward improving health for patients and their communities...
  3. pmc Exploring the impact of language services on utilization and clinical outcomes for diabetics
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38507. 2012
    ..Significant health disparities exist between limited English proficient and English-proficient patients. Little is known about the impact of language services on chronic disease outcomes such as for diabetes...
  4. pmc Provider's perspectives on the impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activity on immigrant health
    Karen Hacker
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:651-65. 2012
    ..This study sought to understand the impact of ICE activities on immigrant health from the perspective of health care providers...
  5. pmc Impact of electronic health record transition on behavioral health screening in a large pediatric practice
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:256-61. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine whether transitioning from paper to electronic health records affected behavioral health screening rates in a large Northeastern pediatric practice...
  6. pmc The impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on immigrant health: perceptions of immigrants in Everett, Massachusetts, USA
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, 163 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:586-94. 2011
    ..These factors should be considered by any community seeking to improve the integration process...
  7. doi request reprint Mental and behavioral health screening at preventive visits: opportunities for follow-up of patients who are nonadherent with the next preventive visit
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    J Pediatr 158:666-671.e2. 2011
    ..To determine the type of subsequent care received by children nonadherent with their next preventive visit and whether behavioral factors predict use of emergency or acute care in this population...
  8. doi request reprint Persistence and change in pediatric symptom checklist scores over 10 to 18 months
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:270-7. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine persistence and change in PSC scores over time in children seen in an ambulatory pediatric setting...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coping with youth suicide and overdose: one community's efforts to investigate, intervene, and prevent suicide contagion
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Crisis 29:86-95. 2008
    ..This collaborative approach to suicide contagion used existing resources and provides important lessons learned for other communities facing similar circumstances...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mental health screening in pediatric practice: factors related to positive screens and the contribution of parental/personal concern
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, 163 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1896-906. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Developmental differences in risk factors for suicide attempts between ninth and eleventh graders
    Karen A Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:154-66. 2006
    ..The differences detected are consistent with developmental changes of adolescence and represent important information for identification of at-risk youth...
  12. pmc Putting "child mental health" into public health
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, 163 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:292-3. 2006
  13. pmc Mental health and illness in Boston's children and adolescents: one city's experience and its implications for mental health policy makers
    K Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, 119 Windsor Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:317-26. 2001
    ..Key indicators including suicidal ideation and attempts, service utilization, and service capacity have been chosen as markers for future improvement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Better prepared but spread too thin: the impact of emergency preparedness funding on local public health
    Justeen Hyde
    Justeen Hyde is Senior Scientist, Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, Mass, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 4:106-13. 2006
    ..Challenges include budget constraints, staffing shortages, and competing public responsibilities. Policy recommendations for improving planning for emergency response at the local level are provided...
  15. ncbi request reprint Applying a transtheoretical behavioral change model to HIV/STD and pregnancy prevention in adolescent clinics
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S80-93. 2005
    ..To evaluate the application of a transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavioral change to adolescent reproductive health counseling...
  16. ncbi request reprint Integrating pediatrics and mental health: the reality is in the relationships
    Karen Hacker
    Institute for Community Health, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:833-4. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Defining and understanding healthy lifestyles choices for adolescents
    Ka He
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:26-33. 2004
    ..To: (a) establish criteria for defining positive health behaviors and lifestyle; and (b) identify characteristics of adolescents who practice a healthy lifestyle...