Affiliation: Columbia University
- The role of health insurance on Pap smear and mammography utilization by immigrants living in the United StatesOlveen Carrasquillo
Division of General Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 100032, USA
Prev Med 39:943-50. 2004..We examine the role of health insurance and having a usual source of care (USC) on Pap smear and mammography utilization by immigrant women using a nationally representative sample...
- Eligibility for government insurance if immigrant provisions of welfare reform are repealedOlveen Carrasquillo
Division of General Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1680-2. 2003
- Development of community-based partnerships in minority aging researchOlveen Carrasquillo
Columbia University Resource for Minority Aging, New York, NY, USA
Ethn Dis 17:S3-5. 2007..We conclude that CBPR is a difficult and long-term process requiring substantial buy-in and commitments from both the academic and community partners in a continuous and evolving collaborative partnership...
- Health expenditures for privately insured adults enrolled in managed care gatekeeping vs indemnity plansSusmita Pati
Division of General Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH 9 East, Room 105, 622 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 95:286-91. 2005..We assessed the ability of managed care gatekeeping strategies (i.e., requiring a designated primary care provider to authorize referrals) to control health care costs in the mid-1990s...
- Racial/ethnic disparities in time to follow-up after an abnormal mammogramRebecca Press
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:923-30. 2008..Little is known about disparities in follow-up after an abnormal mammogram. The goal of this study was to investigate potential disparities in follow-up after an abnormal mammogram...
- Twelve-year trends in health insurance coverage among Latinos, by subgroup and immigration statusN Sarita Shah
Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1612-9. 2006..However, during 1993-2004, the percentage of noncitizen Latinos lacking coverage increased by several percentage points. This was attributable to Medicaid losses during 1993-1999 and losses in employer coverage during 2000-2004...
- Sex and racial/ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease risk factor treatment and control among individuals with diabetes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)Ginger J Winston
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
Diabetes Care 32:1467-9. 2009..CONCLUSIONS Women with diabetes had unfavorable cardiovascular risk factor profiles compared with men. African American and Hispanic women had less favorable profiles than non-Hispanic white women...
- The role of citizenship, employment, and socioeconomic characteristics in health insurance coverage among Asian subgroups in the United StatesKathie Huang
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Med Care 46:1093-8. 2008..Asians are the third largest and one of the fastest growing minority groups in the United States...
- MSJAMA: The Latino disparity in health coverageJoseph Harrell
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
JAMA 289:1167. 2003
- Does gatekeeping control costs for privately insured children? Findings from the 1996 medical expenditure panel surveySusmita Pati
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
Pediatrics 111:456-60. 2003..Gatekeeping requirements were widely adopted by health insurers in an attempt to control costs in the mid-1990s, but empirical evidence demonstrating decreased health expenditures for children enrolled in such plans is lacking...
- Can claims-based data be used to recruit black and Hispanic subjects into clinical trials?Ana M Palacio
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, The Miami VA Medical Center, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Health Serv Res 47:770-82. 2012..Evaluate the accuracy of an algorithm at identifying ethnic minorities from administrative claims for enrollment into a clinical trial...
- The roles of citizenship status, acculturation, and health insurance in breast and cervical cancer screening among immigrant womenSandra E Echeverria
Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Med Care 44:788-92. 2006..Immigrant women are less likely to undergo cancer screening. However, few national studies have examined the role of citizenship status or acculturation...
- Access to multilingual medication instructions at New York City pharmaciesLinda Weiss
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
J Urban Health 84:742-54. 2007..Pharmacists should post signs and make other efforts to inform patients about the language resources available to them...
- Body mass index and hospitalization in the elderlyJose A Luchsinger
Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1615-20. 2003..To explore the association between body mass index (BMI) and hospital usage in the elderly...
- Training for interdisciplinary health research: defining the required competenciesKristine M Gebbie
Center for Health Policy, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Allied Health 37:65-70. 2008..A Delphi panel of interdisciplinary researchers then reached consensus on 17 competencies necessary for interdisciplinary research...
- Protocol for the Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project. A randomised trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetes care in Hispanic adultsWalter Palmas
Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
BMJ Open 2:e001051. 2012..CLINICAL TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: NCT00787475 at clinicaltrials.gov...
- Knowledge and attitudes of tuberculosis management in San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, PeruElizabeth M Kiefer
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
J Infect Dev Ctries 3:783-8. 2009..We describe the knowledge and attitudes of these HCPs, and identify modifiable barriers to appropriate anti-tuberculosis treatment...
- Changes in postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy use among women with high cardiovascular riskAngela Hsu
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 99:2184-7. 2009..6 to 8.4%; P<.001) among women with CVD versus 3% (from 19.8 to 16.8%; P=.68) among low-risk women, suggesting that most of the drop in HRT use may be among women prescribed HRT as an unproven treatment to prevent CVD...
- Receipt of preventive services among privately insured minorities in managed care versus fee-for-service insurance plansDavid E DeLaet
Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:451-7. 2002..We also examine racial/ethnic disparities in the receipt of preventive services among enrollees in FFS or MCO plans...
- Race/ethnicity, poverty status, and renal transplant outcomesRebecca Press
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Transplantation 80:917-24. 2005..Our goal was to test if African-American and Hispanic race/ethnicity and poverty are associated with worse outcomes following renal transplantation...
- Mentoring in community-based participatory research: the RCMAR experienceGina Moreno-John
University of California at San Francisco, Department of Medicine, USA
Ethn Dis 17:S33-43. 2007..In addition to mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty, we also explore the bi-directional mentoring that occurs when faculty at academic health centers develop partnerships with members of their target communities...
- Progress and pitfalls in underrepresented minority recruitment: perspectives from the medical schoolsJaya R Agrawal
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 97:1226-31. 2005..To assess current initiatives at U.S. medical schools to recruit underrepresented minorities (URM) and to identify perceived barriers to enrollment of URM students...
- Health care expenditures of immigrants in the United States: a nationally representative analysisSarita A Mohanty
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric and General Internal Medicine, University of Southern California, 2020 Zonal Ave, IRD 627, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1431-8. 2005..We compared the health care expenditures of immigrants residing in the United States with health care expenditures of US-born persons...
- Defining interdisciplinary research: conclusions from a critical review of the literatureSally W Aboelela
Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 W 168th St New York, NY 10032, USA
Health Serv Res 42:329-46. 2007....