Ethan M Berke

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Using built environment characteristics to predict walking for exercise
    Gina S Lovasi
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:10. 2008
  2. pmc Computing travel time when the exact address is unknown: a comparison of point and polygon ZIP code approximation methods
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:23. 2009
  3. pmc Association of the built environment with physical activity and obesity in older persons
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:486-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Protective association between neighborhood walkability and depression in older men
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:526-33. 2007
  5. pmc Cancer care in the United States: identifying end-of-life cohorts
    Ethan M Berke
    The Center for Healthcare Research and Reform, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:128-32. 2009
  6. pmc Does neighborhood walkability moderate the effects of intrapersonal characteristics on amount of walking in post-menopausal women?
    Cynthia K Perry
    Department of Family and Child Nursing, University of Washington, Box 357262, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Health Place 21:39-45. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a managed-Medicare physical activity benefit on health care utilization and costs in older adults with diabetes
    Huong Q Nguyen
    Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:43-8. 2007
  8. pmc End-of-life care for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer is highly intensive overall and varies widely
    Nancy E Morden
    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:786-96. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer stage at diagnosis and geographic access to mammography screening (New Hampshire, 1998-2004)
    Maria O Celaya
    New Hampshire State Cancer Registry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Rural Remote Health 10:1361. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Practical and policy implications of using different rural-urban classification systems: a case study of inpatient service utilization among Veterans Administration users
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, HB 7251, 35 Centerra Parkway, Room 206, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Rural Health 25:259-66. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Using built environment characteristics to predict walking for exercise
    Gina S Lovasi
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 7:10. 2008
    ..In order to limit confounding by prior health conditions, the sample was restricted to participants in good self-reported health and without a documented history of cardiovascular disease...
  2. pmc Computing travel time when the exact address is unknown: a comparison of point and polygon ZIP code approximation methods
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:23. 2009
    ..Travel time is an important metric of geographic access to health care. We compared strategies of estimating travel times when only subject ZIP code data were available...
  3. pmc Association of the built environment with physical activity and obesity in older persons
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:486-92. 2007
    ..We examined whether older persons who live in areas that are conducive to walking are more active or less obese than those living in areas where walking is more difficult...
  4. ncbi request reprint Protective association between neighborhood walkability and depression in older men
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:526-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between neighborhood walkability and depression in older adults...
  5. pmc Cancer care in the United States: identifying end-of-life cohorts
    Ethan M Berke
    The Center for Healthcare Research and Reform, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:128-32. 2009
    ..We examined several techniques of identifying end-of-life cancer cohorts with claims data that is population-based, geographically scalable, and amenable to routine updating...
  6. pmc Does neighborhood walkability moderate the effects of intrapersonal characteristics on amount of walking in post-menopausal women?
    Cynthia K Perry
    Department of Family and Child Nursing, University of Washington, Box 357262, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Health Place 21:39-45. 2013
    ..Specifying types of walking (e.g., for transportation) can elucidate the relationships among intrapersonal factors, the built environment, and walking...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a managed-Medicare physical activity benefit on health care utilization and costs in older adults with diabetes
    Huong Q Nguyen
    Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:43-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to determine the effects of a managed-Medicare physical activity benefit on health care utilization and costs among older adults with diabetes...
  8. pmc End-of-life care for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer is highly intensive overall and varies widely
    Nancy E Morden
    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:786-96. 2012
    ..They also suggest that best practices in end-of-life cancer care can be found in many settings and that efforts to improve the quality of end-of-life care should include every hospital category...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer stage at diagnosis and geographic access to mammography screening (New Hampshire, 1998-2004)
    Maria O Celaya
    New Hampshire State Cancer Registry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Rural Remote Health 10:1361. 2010
    ..Recent studies have shown inconsistent results in their investigations of the possible association between travel distance to mammography and stage of breast cancer at diagnosis...
  10. doi request reprint Practical and policy implications of using different rural-urban classification systems: a case study of inpatient service utilization among Veterans Administration users
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, HB 7251, 35 Centerra Parkway, Room 206, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Rural Health 25:259-66. 2009
    ..Several classification systems exist for defining rural areas, which may lead to different interpretations of rural health services data...
  11. pmc Alcohol retail density and demographic predictors of health disparities: a geographic analysis
    Ethan M Berke
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1967-71. 2010
    ..We examined whether the geographic density of alcohol retailers was greater in geographic areas with higher levels of demographic characteristics that predict health disparities...
  12. doi request reprint Quality of care for cardiometabolic disease: associations with mental disorder and rurality
    Nancy E Morden
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Med Care 48:72-8. 2010
    ..We assess whether quality of care disparities by mental disorder status are magnified for individuals living in rural areas...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distance as a barrier to using a fitness-program benefit for managed Medicare enrollees
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 14:313-24. 2006
    ..Health systems providing fitness-program benefits as a way to increase physical activity levels of their plan members should consider location of program facilities in relation to members' home addresses to maximize use of the benefit...
  14. pmc Objective measurement of sociability and activity: mobile sensing in the community
    Ethan M Berke
    Center for Population Health, The Dart mouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:344-50. 2011
    ..We assessed the feasibility of a wireless mobile device in measuring sociability and physical activity in older adults, and compared results with those of traditional questionnaires...
  15. pmc Healthcare cost differences with participation in a community-based group physical activity benefit for medicare managed care health plan members
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1459-65. 2008
    ..To determine whether participation in a physical activity benefit by Medicare managed care enrollees is associated with lower healthcare utilization and costs...