K J Rask

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quality of diabetes care for underserved patients with and without mental illness: site of care matters
    Jacqueline Lynn Green
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30323, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1204-10. 2010
  2. pmc Designing insurance to promote use of childhood obesity prevention services
    Kimberly J Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Obes 2013:379513. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Integrating comparative effectiveness research programs into predictive health: a unique role for academic health centers
    Kimberly J Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acad Med 86:718-23. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint A two-pronged quality improvement training program for leaders and frontline staff
    Kimberly J Rask
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:147-53. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient activation is associated with healthy behaviors and ease in managing diabetes in an indigent population
    Kimberly J Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:622-30. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic, behavioral and clinical risk factors on mortality
    Kimberly Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management, 1518 Clifton Road, Rm 636, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:231-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Adopting National Quality Forum medication safe practices: Progress and barriers to hospital implementation
    Kimberly Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:212-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a nursing home fall management program
    Kimberly Rask
    Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:342-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A statewide voluntary patient safety initiative: the Georgia experiene
    Kimberly J Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:564-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of primary care gatekeepers on the management of patients with chest pain
    K J Rask
    Emory University Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1274-82. 1999

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Quality of diabetes care for underserved patients with and without mental illness: site of care matters
    Jacqueline Lynn Green
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30323, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1204-10. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether practice setting (outpatient primary care or emergency care) influenced whether patients with mental illness received the same quality of diabetes preventive care as patients without mental illness...
  2. pmc Designing insurance to promote use of childhood obesity prevention services
    Kimberly J Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Obes 2013:379513. 2013
    ..Increasing utilization of obesity-related health services in the long term will require both family- and provider-focused interventions in partnership with improved health insurance coverage...
  3. doi request reprint Integrating comparative effectiveness research programs into predictive health: a unique role for academic health centers
    Kimberly J Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acad Med 86:718-23. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A two-pronged quality improvement training program for leaders and frontline staff
    Kimberly J Rask
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:147-53. 2011
    ..Semistructured interviews with selected participants in the practical methods program were performed to assess QI project sustainability and short-term outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient activation is associated with healthy behaviors and ease in managing diabetes in an indigent population
    Kimberly J Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:622-30. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic, behavioral and clinical risk factors on mortality
    Kimberly Rask
    Rollins School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management, 1518 Clifton Road, Rm 636, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:231-8. 2009
    ..Efforts to reduce mortality will require a multi-faceted approach incorporating healthy behaviors and accessible health care systems in addition to clinical advances...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adopting National Quality Forum medication safe practices: Progress and barriers to hospital implementation
    Kimberly Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:212-8. 2007
    ..To reduce medical errors, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed consensus-based guidelines of 30 safe practices recommended for all hospitals..
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a nursing home fall management program
    Kimberly Rask
    Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:342-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a falls management program (FMP) for nursing homes (NHs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint A statewide voluntary patient safety initiative: the Georgia experiene
    Kimberly J Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:564-72. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of primary care gatekeepers on the management of patients with chest pain
    K J Rask
    Emory University Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1274-82. 1999
    ..To determine whether patients with chest pain referred to a cardiologist from a gatekeeper managed care organization differ from those referred from an open-access managed care organization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Measuring immunization registry costs: promises and pitfalls
    K J Rask
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:262-7. 2000
    ..Despite the considerable investment of resources into registry development, little information is available about the costs of developing or maintaining a registry...
  12. ncbi request reprint The cost to providers of participating in an immunization registry
    K J Rask
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:99-103. 2000
    ..Although substantial resources have been expended to establish registries across the nation, minimal research has been conducted to evaluate provider participation costs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of clinic staff members' experiences using an immunization registry
    K J Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, 6th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:1118-22. 2000
    ..To examine individual clinic staff members' experiences with using an immunization registry and to compare staff members' perceptions of immunization registries across different provider sites...
  14. ncbi request reprint The costs of registry-based immunization interventions
    K J Rask
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:267-71. 2001
    ..Further work is needed to establish whether registry maintenance costs may be recouped in part by these savings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can an algorithm for appropriate prescribing predict adverse drug events?
    Kimberly J Rask
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:145-51. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether a medication-appropriateness algorithm applied to pharmacy claims data can identify ambulatory patients at risk for experiencing adverse drug events (ADEs) from those medications...
  16. pmc A randomized trial of medical care management for community mental health settings: the Primary Care Access, Referral, and Evaluation (PCARE) study
    Benjamin G Druss
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, NE, Rm 606, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:151-9. 2010
    ..The authors tested a population-based medical care management intervention designed to improve primary medical care in community mental health settings...
  17. doi request reprint Sex differences in hospital risk-adjusted mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing CABG surgery
    Steven D Culler
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2317-22; discussion 2323-5. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Is the availability of hospital IT applications associated with a hospital's risk adjusted incidence rate for patient safety indicators: results from 66 Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Syst 31:319-27. 2007
    ..This study finds very little statistically significant correlation between the availability of IT applications and risk adjusted PSI incident rate per 1,000..
  19. ncbi request reprint Is the number of prescribing physicians an independent risk factor for adverse drug events in an elderly outpatient population?
    Jacqueline L Green
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:31-9. 2007
    ..It appears that the elderly are at greater risk of ADEs because they use more medications, have less specific presentations, and have more chronic conditions than younger populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in the availability of hospital information technology applications: a survey of Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Rural Health 22:242-7. 2006
    ..Information technology (IT) has been identified as a potential tool for improving the safety of health care delivery...
  21. pmc Ambulatory health care use by patients in a public hospital emergency department
    K J Rask
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:614-20. 1998
    ....
  22. pmc Correlates of controlled hypertension in indigent, inner-city hypertensive patients
    J S Ahluwalia
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:7-14. 1997
    ..Improved access to a regular source of care and increased sensitivity to medication costs for all patients may lead to improved BP control in an indigent, inner-city population...
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of reminder-recall interventions on low vaccination coverage in an inner-city population
    Charles W LeBaron
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:255-61. 2004
    ..Reminder-recall interventions have improved immunization rates in numerous studies...