Gary L Kreps

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Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Artificial intelligence and immediacy: designing health communication to personally engage consumers and providers
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:205-10. 2013
  2. pmc Creating a framework for online cancer services research to facilitate timely and interdisciplinary applications
    Pamela Whitten
    College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e34. 2005
  3. doi Meeting the health literacy needs of immigrant populations
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Department of Communication, 4400 University Avenue, MS 3D6 Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:328-32. 2008
  4. doi Strategic use of communication to market cancer prevention and control to vulnerable populations
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Health Mark Q 25:204-16. 2008
  5. doi Applying Weick's model of organizing to health care and health promotion: highlighting the central role of health communication
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Avenue, MS 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 74:347-55. 2009
  6. ncbi Future directions for the cancer information service and cancer education
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S70-3. 2007
  7. ncbi The NCI Digital Divide Pilot Projects: implications for cancer education
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communications, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S56-60. 2007
  8. doi New directions in eHealth communication: opportunities and challenges
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Department of Communication, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 78:329-36. 2010
  9. doi Methodological diversity and integration in health communication inquiry
    Gary L Kreps
    Center for Health and Risk Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:285-91. 2011
  10. pmc Disseminating relevant health information to underserved audiences: implications of the Digital Divide Pilot Projects
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Thompson Hall 206 MSN 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:S68-73. 2005

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi Artificial intelligence and immediacy: designing health communication to personally engage consumers and providers
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:205-10. 2013
    ..We describe how ehealth communication programs can be improved by using artificial intelligence (AI) to increase immediacy...
  2. pmc Creating a framework for online cancer services research to facilitate timely and interdisciplinary applications
    Pamela Whitten
    College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e34. 2005
    ..This framework includes an expanded focus on the development and design of online cancer services, online consumer behavior/communication, behavior change, and living with cancer...
  3. doi Meeting the health literacy needs of immigrant populations
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Department of Communication, 4400 University Avenue, MS 3D6 Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:328-32. 2008
    ..Yet, while the need for effective communication about health risks is particularly acute, it is also tremendously complicated to communicate effectively with these vulnerable populations...
  4. doi Strategic use of communication to market cancer prevention and control to vulnerable populations
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Health Mark Q 25:204-16. 2008
    ....
  5. doi Applying Weick's model of organizing to health care and health promotion: highlighting the central role of health communication
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Avenue, MS 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 74:347-55. 2009
    ..The article identifies relevant applications from the model for health communication research and practice...
  6. ncbi Future directions for the cancer information service and cancer education
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S70-3. 2007
    ..However, the CIS is still growing; it is continually innovating and refining its programs and services. This concluding article examines the potential for increasing CIS contributions to cancer education and cancer control in the future...
  7. ncbi The NCI Digital Divide Pilot Projects: implications for cancer education
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communications, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:S56-60. 2007
    ..These demonstration research projects suggested effective new strategies for using communication technologies to educate underserved populations about cancer prevention, control, and care...
  8. doi New directions in eHealth communication: opportunities and challenges
    Gary L Kreps
    George Mason University, Department of Communication, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 78:329-36. 2010
    ..This article reviews key communication issues involved in the design of effective and humane eHealth applications to help guide strategic development and implementation of health information technologies...
  9. doi Methodological diversity and integration in health communication inquiry
    Gary L Kreps
    Center for Health and Risk Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:285-91. 2011
    ..This essay examines major research challenges, strategies, and opportunities for making sense of the complexities of health communication processes, recommending the power of methodological diversity and integration for health research...
  10. pmc Disseminating relevant health information to underserved audiences: implications of the Digital Divide Pilot Projects
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Thompson Hall 206 MSN 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:S68-73. 2005
    ..This paper examines the influence of the digital divide on disparities in health outcomes for vulnerable populations, identifying implications for medical and public libraries...
  11. doi Development and validation of motivational messages to improve prescription medication adherence for patients with chronic health problems
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:375-81. 2011
    ..This research program is designed to improve on past intervention strategies by developing evidence-based and theoretically grounded communication interventions to promote increased adherence...
  12. doi Strategic health communication across the continuum of breast cancer care in limited-resource countries
    Gary L Kreps
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 4444, USA
    Cancer 113:2331-7. 2008
    ..Examples were provided from limited-resource nations to support health communication recommendations...
  13. doi Examining the health information-seeking behaviors of Korean Americans
    Kyeung Mi Oh
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Health Commun 17:779-801. 2012
    ..Future research should be conducted to determine whether physicians are actually used as a primary source for health information...
  14. doi Gain versus loss framing in adherence-promoting communication targeting patients with chronic diseases: the moderating effect of individual time perspective
    Xiaoquan Zhao
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Health Commun 27:75-85. 2012
    ..Theoretical and practical implications are discussed...
  15. doi "Practicing medicine": patient perceptions of physician communication and the process of prescription
    Christy J W Ledford
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:384-92. 2010
    ..This study explores patient perceptions of physician communication regarding prescription medications and develops a theory of the effects of perceived physician communication on the patient decision-making process of medication taking...
  16. doi Breast cancer screening practices among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
    Kyeung Mi Oh
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:711-22. 2012
    ..To compare the breast cancer screening practices and related factors between Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (PIs) and non-Hispanic whites...
  17. doi Cancer information seeking and awareness of cancer information sources among Korean Americans
    Kyeung Mi Oh
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, VA 22030, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:355-64. 2011
    ..Campaigns using the Korean language through partnerships with Korean ethnic media to inform KAs about credible sources of health information appear to be warranted by our findings...
  18. doi Colorectal cancer screening knowledge, beliefs, and practices of korean americans
    Kyeung Mi Oh
    School of Nursing, from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:381-94. 2013
    ..To examine (1) Korean Americans' colorectal cancer (CRC) screening practices and (2) significant factors that affect the population's CRC screening...
  19. doi Communicating immunization science: the genesis and evolution of the National Network for Immunization Information
    Christy J W Ledford
    Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Health Commun 17:105-22. 2012
    ..In addition, the authors recommend that NNii, while maintaining its informative nature, adopt persuasive strategies to attract and retain the attention of its target audiences...
  20. doi Online cancer communication: meeting the literacy, cultural and linguistic needs of diverse audiences
    Linda Neuhauser
    School of Public Health, 50 University Hall MC 7360, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 71:365-77. 2008
    ..This article provides an analysis of issues and empirical evidence related to literacy, cultural, and linguistic factors in online health and cancer communication, and recommendations to improve cancer communication for diverse audiences...
  21. pmc The Internet as a vehicle to communicate health information during a public health emergency: a survey analysis involving the anthrax scare of 2001
    Anne F Kittler
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02129 1683, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e8. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and dissemination
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004
    ....
  23. pmc Library outreach: overcoming health literacy challenges
    Ruth Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Mailstop 1480 002 1AA, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:S81-5. 2005
    ..This paper examines the powerful influences of consumer health literacy on access to and use of relevant health information...
  24. ncbi Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  25. ncbi Cancer survivors information seeking behaviors: a comparison of survivors who do and do not seek information about cancer
    Deborah K Mayer
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 65:342-50. 2007
    ..To examine the cancer information seeking behaviors and preferences of cancer survivors...
  26. ncbi The health information national trends survey: research from the baseline
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 11:vii-xvi. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Health behaviors in cancer survivors
    Deborah K Mayer
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:643-51. 2007
    ..To describe health behaviors of cancer survivors by cancer diagnosis and to compare them to people without a personal or family cancer history...
  28. pmc Bridging the digital divide: reaching vulnerable populations
    Betty L Chang
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:448-57. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi Healthcare utilization among veterans undergoing chemotherapy: the impact of a cancer care coordination/home-telehealth program
    Neale R Chumbler
    VA HSR and D RR and D Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center and VA HSR and D Stroke QUERI, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:308-17. 2007
    ..34-0.71) than the control group. This study offered some preliminary evidence that patients enrolled in a Cancer CCHT program can successfully manage multiple complex symptoms without utilizing inpatient and outpatient services...
  30. doi Screening practices in cancer survivors
    Deborah K Mayer
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:17-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a cancer diagnosis on survivors' screening beliefs and practices compared to those without a cancer history...
  31. ncbi Forty years of diffusion of innovations: utility and value in public health
    Muhiuddin Haider
    Department of Global Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    J Health Commun 9:3-11. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi Consumer/provider communication research: directions for development
    Gary L Kreps
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN 4084, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892 7326, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:3-4. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi Evaluating new health information technologies: expanding the frontiers of health care delivery and health promotion
    Gary L Kreps
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 80:205-12. 2002
    ..This chapter examines the demand for evaluating health information technologies and suggests several strategies for conducting rigorous and relevant evaluation research...