Alexandra Shields

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Process of care for Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma: served by community health centers and other providers
    Alexandra E Shields
    Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 525, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Med Care 40:303-14. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing asthma care provided to Medicaid-enrolled children in a Primary Care Case Manager plan and a staff model HMO
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:253-62. 2003
  3. pmc Barriers to translating emerging genetic research on smoking into clinical practice. Perspectives of primary care physicians
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:131-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in asthma care by race/ethnicity among children enrolled in a state Medicaid program
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Pediatrics 113:496-504. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of race variables in genetic studies of complex traits and the goal of reducing health disparities: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Am Psychol 60:77-103. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Translating emerging research on the genetics of smoking into clinical practice: ethical and social considerations
    Alexandra Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:675-88. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in private insurance, Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program, and the health-care safety net: implications for asthma disparities
    Alexandra E Shields
    Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare, Institute for Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 132:818S-830S. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' concerns about offering a genetic test to tailor smoking cessation treatment
    Douglas E Levy
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Genet Med 9:842-9. 2007
  9. pmc Differential use of available genetic tests among primary care physicians in the United States: results of a national survey
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Genet Med 10:404-14. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Process of care for Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma: served by community health centers and other providers
    Alexandra E Shields
    Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 525, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Med Care 40:303-14. 2002
    ..To compare the process of care received by Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma served by community health centers (CHCs) and other Medicaid providers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparing asthma care provided to Medicaid-enrolled children in a Primary Care Case Manager plan and a staff model HMO
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:253-62. 2003
    ..To examine differences in selected processes of asthma care provided to Medicaid-enrolled children in a state-administered Primary Care Case Manager (PCCM) plan and a staff model health maintenance organization (HMO)...
  3. pmc Barriers to translating emerging genetic research on smoking into clinical practice. Perspectives of primary care physicians
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:131-8. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess primary care physicians' attitudes toward new genetic-based approaches to smoking treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in asthma care by race/ethnicity among children enrolled in a state Medicaid program
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Pediatrics 113:496-504. 2004
    ..To examine differences in the process of care for Medicaid-enrolled white, Hispanic, and black children with asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint The use of race variables in genetic studies of complex traits and the goal of reducing health disparities: a transdisciplinary perspective
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Am Psychol 60:77-103. 2005
    ..The authors conclude with recommendations for genetic researchers and policymakers, aimed at facilitating better science and producing new knowledge useful for reducing health disparities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Translating emerging research on the genetics of smoking into clinical practice: ethical and social considerations
    Alexandra Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:675-88. 2004
    ..Failure to address these concerns will likely undermine efforts to translate knowledge emerging from the United States' substantial investment in genetic research on smoking into clinical practice and improved patient outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in private insurance, Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program, and the health-care safety net: implications for asthma disparities
    Alexandra E Shields
    Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare, Institute for Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 132:818S-830S. 2007
    ..It concludes with a discussion of key policy arenas that will have significant influence on the eventual success of efforts to reduce asthma disparities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' concerns about offering a genetic test to tailor smoking cessation treatment
    Douglas E Levy
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Genet Med 9:842-9. 2007
    ..We assessed the importance assigned by primary care physicians to eight factors influencing whether they would order a genetic test to individually tailor smoking cessation treatment...
  9. pmc Differential use of available genetic tests among primary care physicians in the United States: results of a national survey
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Genet Med 10:404-14. 2008
    ..This study assesses primary care physicians' experience ordering and referring patients for genetic testing, and whether minority-serving physicians are less likely than those serving fewer minorities to offer such services...
  10. doi request reprint Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
    ..This study assessed physicians' adoption of outpatient electronic health records, their satisfaction with such systems, the perceived effect of the systems on the quality of care, and the perceived barriers to adoption...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in private insurance, Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Healthcare Safety Net: implications for vulnerable populations and health disparities
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:137-48. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that we have a long way to go in reaching these goals...
  12. doi request reprint Primary care physicians' willingness to offer a new genetic test to tailor smoking treatment, according to test characteristics
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1037-45. 2008
    ..0007). Effective education of primary care physicians will be critical to successful integration of promising new pharmacogenetic treatment strategies for smoking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pharmacogenetics and nicotine addiction treatment
    Marcus R Munafo
    University of Bristol, Department of Experimental Psychology, Bristol BS8 ITN, UK
    Pharmacogenomics 6:211-23. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Transdisciplinary science applied to the evaluation of treatments for tobacco use
    Timothy B Baker
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:S89-99. 2003
    ..The potential benefits and costs of a transdisciplinary approach are discussed, along with selected research projects from the Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: the promise and the pitfalls
    Caryn Lerman
    Department of Psychiatry, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 4:235-41. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment: pharmacogenetic assessment
    Marcus R Munafo
    University of Bristol, Department of Experimental Psychology Bristol, UK
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 7:202-8. 2005
    ..In particular, future studies that need to be conducted before such research is translated into clinical practice and potential limitations and barriers to this translation are described...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in conducting behavioral genetics research: the case of smoking prevention trials among adolescents
    Benjamin S Wilfond
    Bioethics Research Section, Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, USA
    J Health Care Law Policy 6:73-88. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Which adolescents are most receptive to tobacco industry marketing? implications for counter-advertising campaigns
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Commun 15:499-513. 2003
    ..Counter-advertising messages should consider individual differences in novelty-seeking, because novelty-seekers may be most receptive to tobacco industry promotional campaigns...
  19. doi request reprint Translating basic science to improve pharmacotherapy for nicotine dependence
    Jennifer M Phillips
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S583-98. 2007
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  20. pmc Multiple chronic conditions: prevalence, health consequences, and implications for quality, care management, and costs
    Christine Vogeli
    Institute for Health Policy in the Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:391-5. 2007
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  21. pmc Racial categories in medical practice: how useful are they?
    Lundy Braun
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Africana Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    PLoS Med 4:e271. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Adoption of health information technology in community health centers: results of a national survey
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital, Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1373-83. 2007
    ..Ensuring comparable health IT capacity among providers that disproportionately serve disadvantaged patients will have increasing relevance for disparities; thus, monitoring adoption among such providers should be a priority...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anticipating clinical integration of genetically tailored tobacco dependence treatment: perspectives of primary care physicians
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:271-9. 2007
    ..Primary care physicians will need additional educational inputs and system support prior to integrating genetic testing for a common trait into their routine clinical practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment by primary care physicians: An update and call for training
    Robert A Schnoll
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:233-9. 2006
    ..Public health and government organizations have invested considerably to increase physician adherence to smoking-cessation practice guidelines...