Ann S O'Malley

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Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary care cancer control interventions including Latinos: a review
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:264-71. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of trust in use of preventive services among low-income African-American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Prev Med 38:777-85. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider barriers to colorectal cancer screening in the primary care safety-net
    A S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC20007, USA
    Prev Med 39:56-63. 2004
  4. pmc Primary care attributes and care for depression among low-income African American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1328-34. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Delivery of preventive services for low-income persons over age 50: a comparison of community health clinics to private doctors' offices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC, USA
    J Community Health 28:185-97. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Current evidence on the impact of continuity of care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:693-9. 2004
  7. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and performance indicators as related--but often misunderstood--tools
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:163-71. 2004
  9. pmc Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:66-74. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider priorities for cancer prevention and control: a qualitative study in Mid-Atlantic Latinos
    Ann S O'Malley
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:383-91. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Primary care cancer control interventions including Latinos: a review
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:264-71. 2003
    ..This systematic review examines published primary care-based cancer control interventions that included Latinos...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of trust in use of preventive services among low-income African-American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Prev Med 38:777-85. 2004
    ..This study explored factors that predict higher trust in primary care providers, and examined the role of patient trust on the use of preventive services for low-income African-American women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider barriers to colorectal cancer screening in the primary care safety-net
    A S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC20007, USA
    Prev Med 39:56-63. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Primary care attributes and care for depression among low-income African American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1328-34. 2003
    ..We examined the association between attributes of primary care providers and care for depression, from a patients' perspective, among a sample of predominantly low-income African American women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Delivery of preventive services for low-income persons over age 50: a comparison of community health clinics to private doctors' offices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC, USA
    J Community Health 28:185-97. 2003
    ..02). Despite the severe resource constraints under which they operate, and the greater vulnerability of the population they serve, community clinics deliver preventive services at rates comparable to private doctors' offices and HMOs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current evidence on the impact of continuity of care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:693-9. 2004
    ..The latest evidence of the effectiveness of continuity of care on outcomes for children and adolescents will be presented and placed into the context of prior literature...
  7. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
    ..African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and performance indicators as related--but often misunderstood--tools
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:163-71. 2004
    ..Two tools have evolved that try to address this variation: clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and performance indicators (PIs)...
  9. pmc Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:66-74. 2002
    ..To assess whether primary care performance of low-income women's primary care delivery sites is associated with the strength of their relationships with their physicians...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider priorities for cancer prevention and control: a qualitative study in Mid-Atlantic Latinos
    Ann S O'Malley
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:383-91. 2002
    ..C. Patient and provider priorities are compared to identify common ground for future interventions in resource constrained primary care settings...
  11. pmc Primary care physicians' links to other physicians through Medicare patients: the scope of care coordination
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:236-42. 2009
    ..Primary care physicians are expected to coordinate care for their patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
    ..Despite its effectiveness in reducing mortality, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low, especially among low-income and minority groups; however, physician recommendation can increase screening rates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Immunization disparities in older Americans: determinants and future research needs
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:150-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the contribution that patient, physician, health system, and area-level characteristics make to these racial disparities in immunization...
  14. doi request reprint Do primary care physicians treating minority patients report problems delivering high-quality care?
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w222-31. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for COPD and pneumonia: the role of physician and practice characteristics
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Med Care 45:562-70. 2007
    ..Hospitalizations for bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occur frequently, but many are potentially avoidable...
  16. pmc Primary care physicians' perceptions of the effect of insurance status on clinical decision making
    David S Meyers
    Capital Area Primary Care Research Network, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:399-402. 2006
    ..To better understand this disparity, in this study we characterize primary care physician's perceptions of what effect, if any, patients' insurance status has on their clinical decision making during office visits...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health center trends, 1994-2001: what do they portend for the federal growth initiative?
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:465-72. 2005
    ..There were no disparities in visit-based preventive services delivery by race/ethnicity or insurance status. Continued growth under the initiative is likely to help reduce health disparities and improve care for the underserved...
  18. pmc Patient experiences with coordination of care: the benefit of continuity and primary care physician as referral source
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, S W Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:170-7. 2009
    ..Coordination across a patient's health needs and providers is important to improving the quality of care...
  19. doi request reprint Referral and consultation communication between primary care and specialist physicians: finding common ground
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:56-65. 2011
    ..We examined PCPs' and specialists' perceptions of communication regarding referrals and consultations. We then identified practice characteristics associated with reported communication...
  20. pmc Predictors of the growing influence of clinical practice guidelines
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Avenue, Southwest Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:742-8. 2007
    ..Despite the proliferation of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), physicians have been slow to adopt them...
  21. doi request reprint Perceived risk of breast cancer among Latinas attending community clinics: risk comprehension and relationship with mammography adherence
    Kristi D Graves
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 20007, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1373-82. 2008
    ..To describe breast cancer risk perceptions, determine risk comprehension, and evaluate mammography adherence among Latinas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Latin American Cancer Research Coalition. Community primary care/academic partnership model for cancer control
    Barbara A Kreling
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 2401, USA
    Cancer 107:2015-22. 2006
    ..Latinos are likely to participate in research conducted by culturally representative teams of researchers using culturally appropriate recruiting strategies. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  23. ncbi request reprint What is the impact of shared decision making on treatment and outcomes for older women with breast cancer?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4908-13. 2006
    ..We describe patient and physician determinants of SDM in older women with breast cancer and evaluate whether SDM is associated with treatment patterns or short-term outcomes of care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mobile cancer screening and prevention
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center of the Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:298-319. 2002
    ..It is unclear whether the investment required will translate into a reasonable cost per year of life saved...
  25. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of screening mammography beyond age 65 years: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:835-42. 2003
    ..The authors performed a review to determine the costs and benefits of mammography screening after age 65 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint The balance of harms, benefits, and costs of screening for cervical cancer in older women: the case for continued screening
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:245-7; discussion 247-8. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Is the promise of cancer-screening programs being compromised? Quality of follow-up care after abnormal screening results
    K Robin Yabroff
    Georgetown University Medical Center, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:294-331. 2003
    ..Improvement of data infrastructure and reporting will be important objectives for policy makers, and further use of conceptual models by researchers may improve intervention development and, ultimately, cancer control...
  28. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer prevention in community clinics: will low-income Latina patients participate in clinical trials?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Prev Med 40:611-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and effectiveness of a randomized trial of brief counseling and print materials compared to print materials alone to increase intent to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial...
  29. pmc Brief report: if you build it, they will come: methods for recruiting Latinos into cancer research
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:444-7. 2005
    ..Latinos have low representation in cancer prevention trials and intervention studies. Culturally appropriate recruitment strategies are needed to address this issue...
  30. pmc Outcomes and quality of life following breast cancer treatment in older women: when, why, how much, and what do women want?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Department of Oncology and Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:45. 2003
    ..There are few comprehensive reviews of breast cancer outcomes in older women. We synthesize data to describe key findings and gaps in knowledge about the outcomes of breast cancer in this population...
  31. pmc After-hours care and its coordination with primary care in the U.S
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 1100 1st ST SE 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20002 4221, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1406-15. 2012
    ..Despite expectations that medical homes provide "24 × 7 coverage" there is little to guide primary care practices in developing sustainable models for accessible and coordinated after-hours care...
  32. doi request reprint Do reimbursement delays discourage Medicaid participation by physicians?
    Peter J Cunningham
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w17-28. 2009
    ..Increasing these rates may be insufficient to increase physicians' participation unless accompanied by reductions in administrative burden...
  33. pmc Are electronic medical records helpful for care coordination? Experiences of physician practices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:177-85. 2010
    ..Yet little is known about whether and how physician practices use current EMRs to facilitate coordination...
  34. ncbi request reprint Care patterns in Medicare and their implications for pay for performance
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1130-9. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc 'The worst thing about hospice is that they talk about death': contrasting hospice decisions and experience among immigrant Central and South American Latinos with US-born White, non-Latino cancer caregivers
    Barbara Kreling
    Department of Oncology, Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Palliat Med 24:427-34. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to extend these preliminary results; such results may be useful for designing interventions to improve end of life care and caregiving in Latinos...
  36. ncbi request reprint Latina a Latina: developing a breast cancer decision support intervention
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychooncology 17:383-91. 2008
    ..Women found the intervention acceptable and reported better communication and decision-making skills. Interventions that focus on cultural strengths may improve Latinas treatment experiences and informed decision making...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants and outcomes of chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer: what do we know? What do we need to know?
    Michelle Tallarico
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Cancer J 11:518-28. 2005
    ..Thus, at present we do not have sufficient data to assist physicians and their older patients in developing adjuvant treatment decisions and plans tailored to older women's needs, preferences, and concerns...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of quality-reporting programs on hospital operations
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1412-22. 2006
    ..Policy should be directed at encouraging formal assessments of how individual and combinations of programs affect quality outcomes, and the development of adaptable information systems...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physician consideration of patients' out-of-pocket costs in making common clinical decisions
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:663-8. 2007
    ..Patients face growing cost-sharing through higher deductibles and other out-of-pocket (OP) expenses, with uncertain effects on clinical decision making...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of interventions to increase Papanicolaou smear use
    K Robin Yabroff
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, and Department of Oncology Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:188-203. 2003
    ..Many women fail to adhere to Papanicolaou smear screening guidelines. Although many interventions have been developed to increase screening, the effectiveness of different types of interventions is unclear...
  41. ncbi request reprint If we gave away mammograms, who would get them? A neighborhood evaluation of a no-cost breast cancer screening program
    Ann C Klassen
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Prev Med 34:13-21. 2002
    ..We conducted a case-control study of African American older women in East Baltimore, Maryland, comparing attendees at a no-cost program to friends and neighbors not using no-cost venues...
  42. ncbi request reprint Improving accrual of older persons to cancer treatment trials: a randomized trial comparing an educational intervention with standard information: CALGB 360001
    Gretchen G Kimmick
    Duke University Medical Center, Suite 3800 Duke S, Box 3204, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2201-7. 2005
    ..To design and test a geriatric educational intervention to improve accrual of cancer patients age 65 years and older to cooperative group-sponsored treatment trials...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treating breast cancer: the age old dilemma of old age
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    J Clin Oncol 24:4369-70. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews of economic analyses
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1073-9. 2005
    ..S. Preventive Services T ask Force, particularly our systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening, to illustrate key methodologic challenges and suggest a framework for other researchers in this area...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael Pignone
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, 5039 Old Clinic Building 226, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Ann Intern Med 137:96-104. 2002
    ..To perform a systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
  46. ncbi request reprint To screen or not to screen older women for breast cancer: a new twist on an old question or will we ever invest in getting the answers?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    J Clin Oncol 25:2991-2. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Caring for older women with breast cancer: can observational research fill the clinical trial gap?
    Bruce E Hillner
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:660-1. 2006