S Sofaer

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quality improvement in small office settings: an examination of successful practices
    Daniel Wolfson
    Quality Research, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:14. 2009
  2. pmc Challenges for the public in negotiating the health system in the 21st century
    S Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 76:211-28. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of the quality of health services
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:513-59. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumers of health information and health care: challenging assumptions and defining alternatives
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:151-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Family members and friends who help beneficiaries make health decisions
    S Sofaer
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:105-21. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research methods
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, 17 Lexington Avenue, Box C 401, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:329-36. 2002
  7. pmc What do consumers want to know about the quality of care in hospitals?
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2018-36. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Consumers and quality-driven health care: a call to action
    Dale Shaller
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:95-101. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare and cost-effectiveness analysis: time to ask the taxpayers
    Marthe R Gold
    City University of New York Medical School, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1399-406. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Does providing cost-effectiveness information change coverage priorities for citizens acting as social decision makers?
    Marthe Rachel Gold
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York Medical School, 138th and Convent Ave, Suite 400, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Health Policy 83:65-72. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Quality improvement in small office settings: an examination of successful practices
    Daniel Wolfson
    Quality Research, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 10:14. 2009
    ..This qualitative study sought to identify and understand the characteristics and organizational cultures of physicians working in smaller practices who are actively engaged in measurement and quality improvement initiatives...
  2. pmc Challenges for the public in negotiating the health system in the 21st century
    S Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 76:211-28. 1999
    ..The paper identifies key elements of this vision, discusses challenges to pursuing and achieving each vision, and identifies opportunities that may support the pursuit of the vision...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of the quality of health services
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:513-59. 2005
    ..Our aim is to find out what patients want, need and experience in health care, not what professionals (however well-motivated) believe they need or get...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumers of health information and health care: challenging assumptions and defining alternatives
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:151-6. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Family members and friends who help beneficiaries make health decisions
    S Sofaer
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:105-21. 2001
    ..Beneficiaries want easy-to-use print materials targeted to their needs and opportunities to participate in seminars and receive personal counseling...
  6. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research methods
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, 17 Lexington Avenue, Box C 401, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:329-36. 2002
    ..It is especially critical that the analysis and interpretation process be deliberate and thorough to avoid the use of initial impression rather than detailed examination of the raw data...
  7. pmc What do consumers want to know about the quality of care in hospitals?
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2018-36. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Consumers and quality-driven health care: a call to action
    Dale Shaller
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:95-101. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare and cost-effectiveness analysis: time to ask the taxpayers
    Marthe R Gold
    City University of New York Medical School, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1399-406. 2007
    ..We suggest that given the opportunity to weigh in on ethical and normative issues that surround CEA, members of the public are appropriate parties to engage in shaping Medicare's broadest resource allocation questions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does providing cost-effectiveness information change coverage priorities for citizens acting as social decision makers?
    Marthe Rachel Gold
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York Medical School, 138th and Convent Ave, Suite 400, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Health Policy 83:65-72. 2007
    ..Contrary to prevailing assumptions, this diverse sample understood CEA, were largely open to its use, and changed their own funding priorities when given cost-effectiveness ratio information...
  11. ncbi request reprint Addressing the need for public reporting of comparative hospice quality: a focus group study
    Shoshanna Sofaer
    School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York City, NY, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:422-9. 2009
    ..A study was conducted in 2006 to explore the public's knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes about hospice care and their responses to the idea of a public report on comparative hospice quality...
  12. pmc Aligning quality for populations and patients: do we know which way to go?
    Erica Ilene Lubetkin
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:406-11. 2003
    ..Such a creation would amount to a whole that is stronger than the sum of the component parts...
  13. pmc Using public reports of patient satisfaction for hospital quality improvement
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, 100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 200, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:663-82. 2006
    ..To explore the impact of statewide public reporting of hospital patient satisfaction on hospital quality improvement (QI), using Rhode Island (RI) as a case example...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: tracking the footprints
    Stephen M Shortell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:49-91. 2002
    ..We explore the implications of this research for future evaluations of public-private community health partnerships...
  15. ncbi request reprint Public reporting of hospital patient satisfaction: the Rhode Island experience
    Judith K Barr
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:51-70. 2002
    ..This experience and the lessons learned can guide other States considering public reporting on health care performance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluating community partnerships: a reply to Spitz and Ritter
    Stephen M Shortell
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:1023-8; author reply 1029-30. 2002