BEVERLY BETH GREEN
Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
- Results of nurse navigator follow-up after positive colorectal cancer screening test: a randomized trialBeverly B Green
From the Group Health Cooperative and Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA BBG, MLA, JC, SF the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle JC the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, WA C YW the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston SWV and the Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR RTM
J Am Board Fam Med 27:789-95. 2014..Follow-up after a positive colorectal cancer screening test is necessary for screening to be effective. We hypothesized that nurse navigation would increase the completion of colonoscopy after a positive screening test...
- Strategies and opportunities to STOP colon cancer in priority populations: pragmatic pilot study design and outcomesGloria D Coronado
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, USA
BMC Cancer 14:55. 2014..This paper reports on results of a pilot study conducted in a safety net organization that serves primarily Latinos...
- e-Care for heart wellness: a feasibility trial to decrease blood pressure and cardiovascular riskBeverly B Green
Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
Am J Prev Med 46:368-77. 2014..Pharmacist- or nurse-led team care decreases patient blood pressure (BP) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
- An automated intervention with stepped increases in support to increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening: a randomized trialBeverly B Green
Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1466, USA
Ann Intern Med 158:301-11. 2013..Screening decreases colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality, yet almost half of age-eligible patients are not screened at recommended intervals...
- Nonparticipation in a population-based trial to increase colorectal cancer screeningBeverly B Green
Group Health Permanente, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:390-7. 2012..Many trials have tested different strategies to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Few describe whether participants are representative of the population from which they are recruited...
- Using body mass index data in the electronic health record to calculate cardiovascular riskBeverly B Green
Group Health Permanente, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:342-7. 2012..Multivariable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk calculators, such as the Framingham risk equations, can be used to identify populations most likely to benefit from treatments to decrease risk...
- Patient ability and willingness to participate in a web-based intervention to improve hypertension controlBeverly B Green
Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
J Med Internet Res 13:e1. 2011..Patient-shared electronic health records provide opportunities for care outside of office visits. However, those who might benefit may be unable to or choose not to use these resources, while others might not need them...
- Systems of support to increase colorectal cancer screening and follow-up rates (SOS): design, challenges, and baseline characteristics of trial participantsBeverly B Green
Group Health Permanente, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 31:589-603. 2010..Screening decreases colorectal cancer (CRC) morbidity and mortality, yet remains underutilized. Screening breakdowns arise from lack of uptake and failure to follow-up after a positive screening test...
- Effectiveness of home blood pressure monitoring, Web communication, and pharmacist care on hypertension control: a randomized controlled trialBeverly B Green
Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98110, USA
JAMA 299:2857-67. 2008..Treating hypertension decreases mortality and disability from cardiovascular disease, but most hypertension remains inadequately controlled...
- Electronic communications and home blood pressure monitoring (e-BP) study: design, delivery, and evaluation frameworkBeverly B Green
Group Health Permanente, Seattle, WA, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:376-95. 2008..This large gap continues despite the facts that more than 90% of adults with hypertension have health insurance, and hypertension is the leading cause of visits to the doctor. New approaches are needed to improve hypertension care...
- Active for life: a work-based physical activity programBeverly B Green
Department of Preventive Care, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A63. 2007..This paper reports the experience of implementing Active for Life in a worksite setting and its longer-term impact on physical activity...
- How do minor changes in the definition of blood pressure control affect the reported success of hypertension treatment?Beverly B Green
Center for Health Promotion, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Wash, USA
Am J Manag Care 9:219-24. 2003..We compared these data with a second larger dataset to determine if these findings were an isolated or common phenomenon and to determine what factors influenced this difference...
- Effectiveness of telephone support in increasing physical activity levels in primary care patientsBeverly B Green
Center for Health Promotion, Department of Preventive Care, Center for Health Promotion, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:177-83. 2002..Physician counseling of patients to increase physical activity has had limited success in changing behavior. Providing organizational support to primary care providers and their patients may increase effectiveness...