Mark V Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of health literacy in patient-physician communication
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Family Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Fam Med 34:383-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Relationship of functional health literacy to patients' knowledge of their chronic disease. A study of patients with hypertension and diabetes
    M V Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:166-72. 1998
  3. ncbi Advances in hospital medicine: a review of key articles from the literature
    Mark V Williams
    Hospital Medicine Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Thomas K Glenn Memorial Building, 69 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:797-823, ix. 2002
  4. ncbi Spreading the word, not the infection: reaching hospitalists about the prevention of antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:656-61. 2007
  5. ncbi Health literacy and knowledge of chronic disease
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 6th Floor, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:267-75. 2003
  6. pmc Hospitalists as teachers
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:8-15. 2004
  7. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
  8. pmc Low health literacy is associated with HIV test acceptance
    Maribel Barragan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:422-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Health literacy and preventive health care use among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization
    Tracy L Scott
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Med Care 40:395-404. 2002
  10. ncbi Direct-to-consumer drug advertisements on network television: an exploration of quantity, frequency, and placement
    Erica D Brownfield
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Health Commun 9:491-7. 2004

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  1. ncbi The role of health literacy in patient-physician communication
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Family Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Fam Med 34:383-9. 2002
    ..We reviewed research on health literacy, examined its impact on patient-physician communication, and offer recommendations to enhance communication with patients who have poor health literacy...
  2. ncbi Relationship of functional health literacy to patients' knowledge of their chronic disease. A study of patients with hypertension and diabetes
    M V Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:166-72. 1998
    ..Inadequate functional health literacy is common, but its impact on patients with chronic diseases is not well described...
  3. ncbi Advances in hospital medicine: a review of key articles from the literature
    Mark V Williams
    Hospital Medicine Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Thomas K Glenn Memorial Building, 69 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:797-823, ix. 2002
    ..Article summaries are categorized into perioperative care, infectious disease, diagnosis of venous thromboembolism, end of life care, and guidelines for the management of patients with COPD or atrial fibrillation...
  4. ncbi Spreading the word, not the infection: reaching hospitalists about the prevention of antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:656-61. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Health literacy and knowledge of chronic disease
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 6th Floor, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:267-75. 2003
    ..There are many opportunities to improve patients' knowledge of their chronic disease(s), and efforts need to consider their health literacy skills...
  6. pmc Hospitalists as teachers
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:8-15. 2004
    ..To compare evaluations of teaching effectiveness among hospitalist, general medicine, and subspecialist attendings on general medicine wards...
  7. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
    ..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
  8. pmc Low health literacy is associated with HIV test acceptance
    Maribel Barragan
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:422-5. 2005
    ..The health care setting represents a logical site to accomplish this goal. However, little is known about factors that determine acceptability of HIV testing in health care settings, particularly patients' health literacy...
  9. ncbi Health literacy and preventive health care use among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization
    Tracy L Scott
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Med Care 40:395-404. 2002
    ..Many older adults in Medicare managed care programs have low health literacy, and this may affect use of preventive services...
  10. ncbi Direct-to-consumer drug advertisements on network television: an exploration of quantity, frequency, and placement
    Erica D Brownfield
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Health Commun 9:491-7. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that Americans who watch average amounts of television may be exposed to more than 30 hours of direct-to-consumer drug advertisements each year, far surpassing their exposure to other forms of health communication...
  11. ncbi Recognizing and overcoming inadequate health literacy, a barrier to care
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 69:415-8. 2002
    ..Learning to recognize when a patient may have low literacy skills and understanding the common ways in which these people misinterpret medical information can help physicians develop strategies to improve patients' health literacy...
  12. ncbi Impact of Society of Hospital Medicine workshops on hospitalists' knowledge and perceptions of health care-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance
    Megan E Bush-Knapp
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:268-73. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi Discharge dilemmas as system failures
    John Banja
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:29-31. 2007
  14. ncbi Health literacy among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organization
    J A Gazmararian
    Prudential Center for Health Care Research, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
    JAMA 281:545-51. 1999
    ..Elderly patients may have limited ability to read and comprehend medical information pertinent to their health...
  15. ncbi The test of functional health literacy in adults: a new instrument for measuring patients' literacy skills
    R M Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:537-41. 1995
    ..Data suggest that a high proportion of patients cannot perform basic reading tasks. Additional work is needed to determine the prevalence of functional health illiteracy and its effect on the health care experience...
  16. ncbi Practical assessment of adult literacy in health care
    T C Davis
    Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Medicine, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:613-24. 1998
    ..Practical implications and recommendations for specific use are made...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. pmc Health literacy and use of outpatient physician services by Medicare managed care enrollees
    David W Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Suite 200, 676 N Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:215-20. 2004
    ..To determine whether inadequate functional health literacy adversely affects use of physician outpatient services...
  19. ncbi Patients' shame and attitudes toward discussing the results of literacy screening
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 12:721-32. 2007
    ..Patients with limited literacy were more likely to report feelings of shame as a result of disclosure (p < 0.05). Health care providers must recognize the potential shame patients might experience as a result of literacy screening...
  20. pmc Functional health literacy and the risk of hospital admission among Medicare managed care enrollees
    David W Baker
    Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1278-83. 2002
    ..This study analyzed whether inadequate functional health literacy is an independent risk factor for hospital admission...
  21. doi Hospitalists and the hospital medicine system of care are good for patient care
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 14 049, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1254-6; discussion 1259-60. 2008
  22. ncbi Executing high-quality care transitions: a call to do it right
    Eric A Coleman
    J Hosp Med 2:287-90. 2007
  23. doi Non-housestaff medicine services in academic centers: models and challenges
    Niraj L Sehgal
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:247-55. 2008
    ..To succeed in developing hospitalist faculty who follow long careers in hospital medicine, academic leadership must carefully plan for and evaluate the methods of providing these clinical services while expanding on our academic mission...
  24. ncbi Health literacy is a predictor of HIV/AIDS knowledge
    Giselle Hicks
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University
    Fam Med 38:717-23. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi Patient understanding and use of oral contraceptive pills in a southern public health family planning clinic
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 USA
    South Med J 99:713-8. 2006
    ..To assess patient understanding and use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and determine if these are associated with literacy...
  26. ncbi The future of hospital medicine: evolution or revolution?
    Mark V Williams
    Am J Med 117:446-50. 2004
  27. ncbi Decision aids for benign prostatic hyperplasia: applicability across race and education
    David R Rovner
    Department of Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48823, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:359-66. 2004
    ..The authors conducted interviews in a 2 x 2 race by education design with participants who were 50 years old (n = 188). The decision aid was a benign prostatic hyperplasia videotape...
  28. ncbi Hospital medicine: organization, quality improvement, and clinical care
    Winthrop F Whitcomb
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Inpatient Medicine Service, Mercy Medical Center, 271 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:xiii-xiv. 2002
  29. ncbi Health literacy and cancer communication
    Terry C Davis
    Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:134-49. 2002
    ..Based on our own experience, we offer practical communication aids that can help bridge the cancer communication gap...
  30. doi Evidence-based algorithms for diagnosing and treating ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Richard J Wall
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Southlake Clinic, Valley Medical Center, Renton, Washington 98055, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:409-22. 2008
    ..Given the complexity of caring for heterogeneous populations in the intensive care unit (ICU), however, there is still uncertainty regarding how to diagnose and manage VAP...