Michelle Cloutier

Summary

Affiliation: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an asthma management program in reducing disparities in care in urban children
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:545-50. 2008
  2. pmc Improving clinician self-efficacy does not increase asthma guideline use by primary care clinicians
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:312-8. 2012
  3. pmc From theory to practice: improving the impact of health services research
    Kevin Brazil
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University and St, Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:1. 2005
  4. pmc Translation of a pediatric asthma-management program into a community in Connecticut
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 127:11-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of an urban asthma management program
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:345-51. 2009
  6. pmc Organizational attributes of practices successful at a disease management program
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Pediatr 154:290-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Asthma guideline use by pediatricians in private practices and asthma morbidity
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1880-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of Easy Breathing on asthma management and knowledge
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1045-51. 2002
  9. pmc Electrophysiological properties of the airway: epithelium in the murine, ovalbumin model of allergic airway disease
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Pathol 164:1849-56. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of asthma guidelines by primary care providers to reduce hospitalizations and emergency department visits in poor, minority, urban children
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center and Asthma Center, and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Pediatr 146:591-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
    Michelle Cloutier; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an asthma management program in reducing disparities in care in urban children
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:545-50. 2008
    ..To examine differences in the effectiveness of a program to reduce use of health care services in urban-dwelling black and Hispanic children as a way to understand the origins of disparities...
  2. pmc Improving clinician self-efficacy does not increase asthma guideline use by primary care clinicians
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:312-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to show the association between changes in clinician self-efficacy and readiness to change and implementation of an asthma management program (Easy Breathing)...
  3. pmc From theory to practice: improving the impact of health services research
    Kevin Brazil
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University and St, Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:1. 2005
    ..Integrating theory into health services research can improve research methodology and encourage stronger collaboration with decision-makers...
  4. pmc Translation of a pediatric asthma-management program into a community in Connecticut
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 127:11-8. 2011
    ..We assessed whether a successful asthma-management program could be translated into pediatrician's offices, improve care, and reduce medical services use...
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of an urban asthma management program
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:345-51. 2009
    ..To examine costs associated with an asthma management program that reduces asthma-related health services utilization and to calculate potential return on investment (ROI) from the Medicaid managed care plan perspective...
  6. pmc Organizational attributes of practices successful at a disease management program
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Pediatr 154:290-5. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Asthma guideline use by pediatricians in private practices and asthma morbidity
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1880-7. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of Easy Breathing on asthma management and knowledge
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1045-51. 2002
    ..To determine whether Easy Breathing, an asthma management program, improves adherence to national asthma guidelines...
  9. pmc Electrophysiological properties of the airway: epithelium in the murine, ovalbumin model of allergic airway disease
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Pathol 164:1849-56. 2004
    ..These data demonstrate changes in airway epithelial cell function in the OVA-induced model of AAD that may contribute to the pathogenesis of airway inflammation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of asthma guidelines by primary care providers to reduce hospitalizations and emergency department visits in poor, minority, urban children
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center and Asthma Center, and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Pediatr 146:591-7. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Improved pulmonary and growth outcomes in cystic fibrosis by newborn screening
    Melanie Sue Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:648-55. 2008
    ..However, there is conflicting evidence that early diagnosis maintains normal pulmonary function. Our goal was to determine if newborn screening results in improved longitudinal growth and maintenance of normal pulmonary function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asthma and asthma severity in nonurban children in Connecticut
    Pamela Sangeloty Higgins
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Chest 128:3846-53. 2005
    ..To examine asthma diagnosis, asthma severity, and the presence of established asthma risk factors in children who reside in nonurban communities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma in an urban community: prevalence, care system, and treatment
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Chest 122:1571-9. 2002
    ..We describe the system of asthma care in Hartford, CT, an urban, minority community...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pediatric primary provider visits and acute asthma ED visits
    Sharon R Smith
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1041-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between primary care provider visits and emergency department (ED) asthma visits for urban, minority children...
  15. pmc Long-term budesonide or nedocromil treatment, once discontinued, does not alter the course of mild to moderate asthma in children and adolescents
    Robert C Strunk
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Pediatr 154:682-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether long-term, continuous use of inhaled anti-inflammatory medications affects asthma outcomes in children with mild to moderate asthma after use is discontinued...
  16. ncbi request reprint Modifications to HEDIS and CSTE algorithms improve case recognition of pediatric asthma
    Dorothy B Wakefield
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:962-71. 2006
    ..Modified algorithms improve the identification of "probable" and persistent asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Classifying asthma severity: objective versus subjective measures
    Melissa K Cowen
    Asthma Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    J Asthma 44:711-5. 2007
    ..02). Clinical history alone underestimated spirometry-determined disease severity in 27% of children while spirometry results alone underestimated clinician-determined severity in 40% of children...
  18. pmc Effect of long-term corticosteroid use on bone mineral density in children: a prospective longitudinal assessment in the childhood Asthma Management Program (CAMP) study
    H William Kelly
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e53-61. 2008
    ..Thus, we assessed the effects of multiple short courses of oral corticosteroids and long-term inhaled corticosteroids on bone mineral accretion over a period of years...
  19. pmc Bromelain exerts anti-inflammatory effects in an ovalbumin-induced murine model of allergic airway disease
    Eric R Secor
    Department of Immunology, University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Cell Immunol 237:68-75. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of bromelain treatment in an ovalbumin (OVA)-induced murine model of allergic airway disease (AAD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of nitrogen dioxide on ovalbumin-induced allergic airway disease in a murine model
    Andrea K Hubbard
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:1999-2005. 2002
    ..Contrary to expectations, exposure to NO(2) during the aerosol challenge to OVA dramatically diminished the outcome of allergic disease in lungs as measured by airway cellular inflammation...
  21. doi request reprint A qualitative study of the relationship between clinician attributes, organization, and patient characteristics on implementation of a disease management program
    Kevin Brazil
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Manag 11:129-37. 2008
    ..The results of this study identified areas in a primary care setting that influence the adoption of a DM program. These findings can assist in identifying effective strategies to change clinical behavior in primary care practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disease severity in children with asthma in Hartford, Connecticut
    Clare D Ramsey
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:268-75. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that FEV1/FVC is a useful indicator of asthma severity in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Organizational assessment in paediatric primary care: development and initial validation of the primary care organizational questionnaire
    Charles B Hall
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 19:207-14. 2006
    ..Further research will ascertain the utility of the PCOQ in predicting the effectiveness of primary care practices in implementing disease management programmes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health-care use among Puerto Rican and African-American children with asthma
    Robyn T Cohen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 130:463-71. 2006
    ..Medicaid and the supplementary State Children's Health Insurance Plan data about health-care utilization for asthma were obtained for each child for the 12 months preceding completion of the screening survey...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immediate sensory nerve-mediated respiratory responses to irritants in healthy and allergic airway-diseased mice
    John B Morris
    University of Connecticut Pulmonary Research Consortium, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:1563-71. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Neutrophils or eosinophils in young children with wheezing: which comes first?
    Michelle M Cloutier
    Chest 122:761-3. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
    Michelle Cloutier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will then be used in future studies to determine how to better tailor interventions in a cost constrained environment. ..