Rita Kukafka

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Grounding a new information technology implementation framework in behavioral science: a systematic analysis of the literature on IT use
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:218-27. 2003
  2. pmc TLC: an informatics approach to enable patients to initiate tailored lifestyle conversations with providers at the point of care
    Jianhua Li
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:364-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Effect of arrangement of stick figures on estimates of proportion in risk graphics
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:143-50. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effects of game-like interactive graphics on risk perceptions and decisions
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:130-42. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding facilitators and barriers to reengineering the clinical research enterprise in community-based practice settings
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:166-74. 2013
  6. pmc GetHealthyHarlem.org: developing a web platform for health promotion and wellness driven by and for the Harlem community
    Sharib A Khan
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:317-21. 2009
  7. pmc An evidence-based decision aid to help patients set priorities for selecting among multiple health behaviors
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:343-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative assessment of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health with respect to the desiderata for controlled medical vocabularies
    Michael E Bales
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:384-95. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Computer use, internet access, and online health searching among Harlem adults
    Alwyn T Cohall
    Harlem Health Promotion Center, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:325-33. 2011
  10. pmc Design features of graphs in health risk communication: a systematic review
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic 5th Floor, New York, NY 10034, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:608-18. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Grounding a new information technology implementation framework in behavioral science: a systematic analysis of the literature on IT use
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:218-27. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc TLC: an informatics approach to enable patients to initiate tailored lifestyle conversations with providers at the point of care
    Jianhua Li
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:364-8. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Effect of arrangement of stick figures on estimates of proportion in risk graphics
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:143-50. 2011
    ..Perception of these graphics may be affected by whether the affected stick figures are scattered randomly throughout the group or arranged in a block...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of game-like interactive graphics on risk perceptions and decisions
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:130-42. 2011
    ..Many patients have difficulty interpreting risks described in statistical terms as percentages. Computer game technology offers the opportunity to experience how often an event occurs, rather than simply read about its frequency...
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding facilitators and barriers to reengineering the clinical research enterprise in community-based practice settings
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:166-74. 2013
    ..The ITIF should be used to consider both IT and non-IT solutions concurrently for reengineering of clinical research in community-based practice settings. ..
  6. pmc GetHealthyHarlem.org: developing a web platform for health promotion and wellness driven by and for the Harlem community
    Sharib A Khan
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:317-21. 2009
    ..In ongoing research studies, we are using the website to explore how the PAR model can be applied to the development of a community health website...
  7. pmc An evidence-based decision aid to help patients set priorities for selecting among multiple health behaviors
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:343-7. 2009
    ..TLC has potential to drive a more evidence based and patient centric approach to behavioral counseling in clinical settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative assessment of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health with respect to the desiderata for controlled medical vocabularies
    Michael E Bales
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:384-95. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Computer use, internet access, and online health searching among Harlem adults
    Alwyn T Cohall
    Harlem Health Promotion Center, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:325-33. 2011
    ..Computer use, Internet access, and online searching for health information were assessed toward enhancing Internet use for health promotion...
  10. pmc Design features of graphs in health risk communication: a systematic review
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic 5th Floor, New York, NY 10034, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:608-18. 2006
    ..Potentially useful directions for continuing research include interactions with educational level and numeracy and successful ways to communicate uncertainty about risk...
  11. pmc Human and automated coding of rehabilitation discharge summaries according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt Clinic, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:508-15. 2006
    ..The goal of this research was to investigate human and automated coding of functional status information using the ICF framework...
  12. pmc Peer-to-peer communication, cancer prevention, and the internet
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th St, VC5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Health Commun 14:38-46. 2009
    ..It also will be important to examine spontaneously emerging peer communication efforts to see how they can be integrated with theory-based efforts initiated by researchers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interactive graphics for expressing health risks: development and qualitative evaluation
    Jessica S Ancker
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Health Commun 14:461-75. 2009
    ..Quantitative studies are planned to assess the effect on perceived risks and estimated risk magnitudes...
  14. doi request reprint FluAlert: a qualitative evaluation of providers' desired characteristics and concerns regarding computerized influenza vaccination alerts
    Eileen Birmingham
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 52:274-7. 2011
    ..To explore pediatric providers' perceived barriers to influenza vaccine delivery, and desired characteristics and potential concerns regarding an influenza vaccine alert integrated into the electronic health record (EHR)...
  15. ncbi request reprint A day in the life of a clinical research coordinator: observations from community practice settings
    Sharib A Khan
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:247-51. 2007
    ..This preliminary investigation also opens ground for more extensive studies to further elucidate the workflow...
  16. ncbi request reprint Extending electronic health records to improve adolescent health
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 VC5 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:246-55, ix. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Health information technology and quality of health care: strategies for reducing disparities in underresourced settings
    Mari Millery
    Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:268S-298S. 2010
    ..Key informants highlighted organizational partnerships and health IT champions and emphasized that for health IT to have an impact on quality, there must be an organizational culture of quality improvement...
  18. pmc Using design principles to foster understanding of complex health concepts in consumer informatics tools
    Rupananda Misra
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2010:492-6. 2010
    ..This paper describes an effective methodology for the development of consumer health informatics tools that includes grounding in design principles complemented by iterative revision based on user testing and feedback...
  19. pmc Assessing the need for an online decision-support tool to promote evidence-based practices of psychosocial counseling in HIV care
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 21:103-8. 2009
    ..The results from this study inform the need for and development of a decision-support tool to support the training and practices of HIV/AIDS counselors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Redesigning electronic health record systems to support public health
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 W 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic VC5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:398-409. 2007
    ..We also argue that redesigning EHR systems to support public health offers benefits not only to the public health system but also to consumers, health-care institutions, and individual providers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reengineering clinical research with informatics
    Thomas K Chung
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Investig Med 54:327-33. 2006
    ..A thoughtful implementation of informatics--one that factors in social and organizational nuances--will undoubtedly lead to a more efficient and effective clinical research enterprise...
  22. ncbi request reprint Public health informatics: the nature of the field and its relevance to health promotion practice
    Rita Kukafka
    Department of Biomedical Informatics and Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:23-8. 2005
    ..Additionally, the article illustrates how informatics is well positioned to play a central role and is likely to be central to disease prevention, health education, and health promotion as it will be practiced in the future...
  23. ncbi request reprint Public health informatics
    Rita Kukafka
    J Biomed Inform 40:365-9. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Breast screening in response to gain, loss, and empowerment framed messages among diverse, low-income women
    Nathan S Consedine
    Psychology Department at Long Island University in Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:550-66. 2007
    ..Understanding how framing effects vary as a function of key demographic characteristics such as race and income is likely to prove important as such variables facilitate targeting of frames...
  25. ncbi request reprint A new perspective in the promotion of e-health
    Eva del Hoyo-Barbolla
    Life Supporting Technologies, Madrid, Spain
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:404-12. 2006
    ..Overall, this model is likely to provide deeper insights into the process of improving e-health so it can meet ongoing individuals' needs and become an increasingly valued part of health care services...