Alison B Hamilton

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors related to attrition from VA healthcare use: findings from the National Survey of Women Veterans
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S510-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint "Homelessness and trauma go hand-in-hand": pathways to homelessness among women veterans
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S203-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Therapy or threat? Inadvertent exposure to alcohol and illicit drug cues in the neighbourhoods of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center, Charles Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 21:500-8. 2013
  4. pmc Implementation of evidence-based employment services in specialty mental health
    Alison B Hamilton
    Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 48:2224-44. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Challenges in Referral Communication Between VHA Primary Care and Specialty Care
    Jessica L Zuchowski
    Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:305-11. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Delivery of clinical genetic consultative services in the Veterans Health Administration
    Maren T Scheuner
    1 Department of Research, VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, California, USA 2 Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA 3 Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 16:609-19. 2014
  7. pmc Implementation of a family intervention for individuals with schizophrenia
    Amy N Cohen
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Health Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:32-7. 2010
  8. pmc The use of herbal medications and dietary supplements by people with mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:563-9. 2010
  9. pmc Women veterans' healthcare delivery preferences and use by military service era: findings from the National Survey of Women Veterans
    Donna L Washington
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Sepulveda, CA USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S571-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Building Capacity in VA to Provide Emergency Gynecology Services for Women
    Kristina M Cordasco
    VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System North Hills VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA VA Women s Health Services, Office of Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Durham VA Medical Center Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 53:S81-7. 2015

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Publications22

  1. pmc Factors related to attrition from VA healthcare use: findings from the National Survey of Women Veterans
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S510-6. 2013
    ..Recent data suggest that among women Veterans, there is a 30 % attrition rate within 3 years of initial VA use...
  2. doi request reprint "Homelessness and trauma go hand-in-hand": pathways to homelessness among women veterans
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S203-9. 2011
    ..This paper provides a grounded description of women veterans' pathways into homelessness...
  3. doi request reprint Therapy or threat? Inadvertent exposure to alcohol and illicit drug cues in the neighbourhoods of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center, Charles Drew University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 21:500-8. 2013
    ..The threat of alcohol and drug cues may be mitigated by recovery-oriented homes that support coping on an individualised, as-needed basis. ..
  4. pmc Implementation of evidence-based employment services in specialty mental health
    Alison B Hamilton
    Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Health Serv Res 48:2224-44. 2013
    ..Study a quality improvement approach for implementing evidence-based employment services at specialty mental health clinics...
  5. doi request reprint Challenges in Referral Communication Between VHA Primary Care and Specialty Care
    Jessica L Zuchowski
    Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:305-11. 2015
    ..Inconsistency in the quality of primary-specialty communication persists even in environments with integrated delivery systems and electronic medical records (EMRs), such as the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  6. doi request reprint Delivery of clinical genetic consultative services in the Veterans Health Administration
    Maren T Scheuner
    1 Department of Research, VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, California, USA 2 Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA 3 Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 16:609-19. 2014
    ....
  7. pmc Implementation of a family intervention for individuals with schizophrenia
    Amy N Cohen
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Health Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:32-7. 2010
    ..Families are rarely included in clinical care despite research showing that family involvement has a positive effect on individuals with schizophrenia by reducing relapse, improving work functioning, and social adjustment...
  8. pmc The use of herbal medications and dietary supplements by people with mental illness
    Noosha Niv
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:563-9. 2010
    ..The use of HMDS warrants particular attention in persons with perceived mental health problems as these individuals may be turning to HMDS use for treatment of their symptoms...
  9. pmc Women veterans' healthcare delivery preferences and use by military service era: findings from the National Survey of Women Veterans
    Donna L Washington
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Sepulveda, CA USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:S571-6. 2013
    ..Other studies have identified healthcare issues and behaviors of WVs in specific military service eras (e.g., Vietnam), but delivery preferences and utilization have not been examined within and across eras on a population basis...
  10. doi request reprint Building Capacity in VA to Provide Emergency Gynecology Services for Women
    Kristina M Cordasco
    VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System North Hills VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA VA Women s Health Services, Office of Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA Durham VA Medical Center Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 53:S81-7. 2015
    ..A 2011 national inventory of VA emergency services for women revealed that many EDs have gaps in their resources and processes for gynecologic emergency care...
  11. pmc Community-based implementation and effectiveness in a randomized trial of a risk reduction intervention for HIV-serodiscordant couples: study protocol
    Alison B Hamilton
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, 760 Westwood Plaza, 38 240 NPI, Box 175919, 90024 1759 Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Implement Sci 9:79. 2014
    ..This five-year study investigates community-based implementation, effectiveness, and sustainability of 'Eban II,' an evidence-based risk reduction intervention for African-American heterosexual, serodiscordant couples...
  12. doi request reprint Factors influencing organizational adoption and implementation of clinical genetic services
    Alison B Hamilton
    1 VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA 2 Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 16:238-45. 2014
    ..We sought to identify characteristics of genetic services that facilitate or hinder adoption...
  13. doi request reprint Implementation of consumer providers into mental health intensive case management teams
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA Desert Pacific MIRECC, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA, 90073, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 42:100-8. 2015
    ..By preparing and working systematically with intervention sites to incorporate new services, implementation was strengthened and challenges were minimized. ..
  14. pmc A patient-centered primary care practice approach using evidence-based quality improvement: rationale, methods, and early assessment of implementation
    Lisa V Rubenstein
    VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, implementation, and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, VA Greater Los Angeles, 16111 Plummer Street, North Hills, CA, 91343, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:S589-97. 2014
    ..Implementation of these models, however, requires major transformation. Evidence-Based Quality Improvement (EBQI) is a multi-level approach for supporting organizational change and innovation spread...
  15. doi request reprint Alternative families in recovery: fictive kin relationships among residents of sober living homes
    Kevin C Heslin
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90262, USA
    Qual Health Res 21:477-88. 2011
    ..These accounts of the therapeutic qualities of fictive kin in sober living homes could inform the work of fair housing advocates and other community stakeholders...
  16. doi request reprint Description, development, and philosophies of mental health service delivery for female veterans in the VA: a qualitative study
    Casey Macgregor
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Sepulveda, California 91343, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S138-44. 2011
    ..National Veterans Health Administration (VA) organizational data suggested the presence of separate and formal mental health services for female veterans, prompting qualitative exploration of their structure and development...
  17. doi request reprint Military and mental health correlates of unemployment in a national sample of women veterans
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles Department of Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
    Med Care 53:S32-8. 2015
    ..The unemployment rate is currently higher among women Veterans than among male Veterans and civilian women. Employment is a key social determinant of health, with unemployment being strongly associated with adverse health...
  18. doi request reprint A cancer genetics toolkit improves access to genetic services through documentation and use of the family history by primary-care clinicians
    Maren T Scheuner
    1 VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA 2 Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Genet Med 16:60-9. 2014
    ..We developed, implemented, and evaluated a multicomponent cancer genetics toolkit designed to improve recognition and appropriate referral of individuals at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes...
  19. pmc Teamlet structure and early experiences of medical home implementation for veterans
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:S623-31. 2014
    ..In 2010, the Veterans Administration (VA) implemented a medical home model termed the Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT), with reorganization of staff into small teams ("teamlets") as a core feature...
  20. pmc Organizational readiness in specialty mental health care
    Alison B Hamilton
    VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, and UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, 1640 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:27-31. 2010
    ..This paper discusses organizational assessment in specialty mental health, in preparation for improving care for individuals with schizophrenia...
  21. doi request reprint The intersection of gender and ethnicity in HIV risk, interventions, and prevention: new frontiers for psychology
    Gail E Wyatt
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am Psychol 68:247-60. 2013
    ..The conceptual model poses new frontiers for psychology in HIV policy, research, interventions, and training...
  22. doi request reprint Violence prevention among HIV-positive women with histories of violence: healing women in their communities
    Gail E Wyatt
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S255-60. 2011
    ....