Affiliation: Cambridge Health Alliance
- Attitudinal Barriers to Analgesic Use among Patients with Substance Use DisordersLeah Zallman
Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pain Res Treat 2012:167062. 2012..91 (1.01-3.60), P = 0.045). Concerns about side effects and fear of addiction can be barriers to analgesic use, moreso for people with SUDs and OUDs...
- Undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension and hyperlipidemia among immigrants in the USLeah Zallman
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:858-65. 2013..24, 95 % CI 0.99-1.56, p = 0.057). Having insurance was associated with a 5-15 % decrease in FB-US born disparities. Immigrants are at increased risk of undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension and hyperlipidemia...
- Immigrants contributed an estimated $115.2 billion more to the Medicare Trust Fund than they took out in 2002-09Leah Zallman
Institute for Community Health at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1153-60. 2013..2 billion. Most of the surplus from immigrants was contributed by noncitizens and was a result of the high proportion of working-age taxpayers in this group. Policies that restrict immigration may deplete Medicare's financial resources...
- Computed tomography associated cancers and cancer deaths following visits to U.S. emergency departmentsLeah Zallman
Harvard Medical School, USA
Int J Health Serv 42:591-605. 2012....
- Quality of US primary care delivered by resident and staff physiciansLeah Zallman
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:1193-7. 2010..Few population-based data are available on the quality of outpatient care provided by resident physicians in the US...