M B Barton

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast self-examination: who teaches it, who is taught, and how often? (United States)
    Larissa Nekhlyudov
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:343-51. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Decreasing women's anxieties after abnormal mammograms: a controlled trial
    Mary B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:529-38. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing breast cancer case identification using HMO computerized diagnostic data and SEER data
    Sharon J Rolnick
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, MS 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:257-62. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening. Benefits, risks, and current controversies
    Mary B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:27-8, 33-6, 46. 2005
  5. pmc Increased patient concern after false-positive mammograms: clinician documentation and subsequent ambulatory visits
    M B Barton
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:150-6. 2001
  6. pmc The relation of household income to mammography utilization in a prepaid health care system
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:200-3. 2001
  7. pmc Measuring access to effective care among elderly medicare enrollees in managed and Fee-for-Service care: a retrospective cohort study
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Boston MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 1:11. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting the cumulative risk of false-positive mammograms
    C L Christiansen
    Boston University School of Public Health, Health Services Department, and Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research at Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Boston, MA 01730, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1657-66. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast symptoms among women enrolled in a health maintenance organization: frequency, evaluation, and outcome
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:651-7. 1999
  10. pmc The effect of immediate reading of screening mammograms on medical care utilization and costs after false-positive mammograms
    Kate A Stewart
    Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1464-82. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast self-examination: who teaches it, who is taught, and how often? (United States)
    Larissa Nekhlyudov
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:343-51. 2002
    ..However, it is not clear which patients and providers are involved in BSE teaching, nor how often it occurs. We undertook this study at a large New England Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) to answer these questions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Decreasing women's anxieties after abnormal mammograms: a controlled trial
    Mary B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:529-38. 2004
    ..e., a radiology intervention) and of an educational intervention that taught skills to cope with anxiety on the psychological status of women whose mammograms were normal or abnormal...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing breast cancer case identification using HMO computerized diagnostic data and SEER data
    Sharon J Rolnick
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, MS 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:257-62. 2004
    ..To determine the sensitivity and positive predictive value (PPV) of computerized diagnostic data from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in identifying incident breast cancer cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening. Benefits, risks, and current controversies
    Mary B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Postgrad Med 118:27-8, 33-6, 46. 2005
    ..All women should be educated about the benefits and the harms of screening, including the risk of being called back for further testing...
  5. pmc Increased patient concern after false-positive mammograms: clinician documentation and subsequent ambulatory visits
    M B Barton
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:150-6. 2001
    ....
  6. pmc The relation of household income to mammography utilization in a prepaid health care system
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:200-3. 2001
    ..5 percentage points (95% confidence interval [CI], 1.4% to 3.6%), independent of age and division. Our findings suggest that coverage for mammography services is not sufficient to ensure equivalent use of screening across income groups...
  7. pmc Measuring access to effective care among elderly medicare enrollees in managed and Fee-for-Service care: a retrospective cohort study
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Boston MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 1:11. 2001
    ..Our aim was to compare access to effective care among elderly Medicare patients in a Staff Model and Group Model HMO and in Fee-for-Service (FFS) care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting the cumulative risk of false-positive mammograms
    C L Christiansen
    Boston University School of Public Health, Health Services Department, and Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research at Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Boston, MA 01730, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1657-66. 2000
    ..The cumulative risk of a false-positive mammogram can be substantial. We studied which variables affect the chance of a false-positive mammogram and estimated cumulative risks over nine sequential mammograms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast symptoms among women enrolled in a health maintenance organization: frequency, evaluation, and outcome
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:651-7. 1999
    ..Few data exist about visits to primary care clinicians for breast symptoms in the United States...
  10. pmc The effect of immediate reading of screening mammograms on medical care utilization and costs after false-positive mammograms
    Kate A Stewart
    Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1464-82. 2007
    ..To investigate whether decreased anxiety associated with immediate reading of screening mammograms resulted in lower downstream utilization and costs among women with false-positive mammograms...
  11. pmc Barriers to self-monitoring of blood glucose among adults with diabetes in an HMO: a cross sectional study
    Alyce S Adams
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:6. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationship between patient characteristics and self-monitoring in a large health maintenance organization (HMO) using test strips as objective measures of self-monitoring practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have breast cancer? The screening clinical breast examination: should it be done? How?
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 282:1270-80. 1999
    ..The clinical breast examination (CBE) is widely recommended and practiced as a tool for breast cancer screening; however, its effectiveness is dependent on its precision and accuracy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Training, quality assurance, and assessment of medical record abstraction in a multisite study
    Lisa M Reisch
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:546-51. 2003
    ..Additionally, a masking study with a subsample of subjects may be a feasible and cost-effective alternative to the time- and cost-intensive methodological approach of masking all medical records...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer in the elderly: a review of the evidence
    Louise C Walter
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Med 118:1078-86. 2005
    ..Decisions to either continue or discontinue screening in the elderly should be based on health status, the benefits and harms of the test, and preferences of the patient, rather than solely on the age of the patient...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community according to risk level
    Joann G Elmore
    School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1035-43. 2005
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on efficacy among women who have different levels of breast cancer risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of IRB requirements on a multicenter survey of prophylactic mastectomy outcomes
    Sarah M Greene
    Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:275-8. 2006
    ..This study assesses the variability in requirements among six institutional review boards (IRBs) and the resulting protocol variations for a multicenter mailed survey...
  17. pmc Screening mammograms by community radiologists: variability in false-positive rates
    Joann G Elmore
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1373-80. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint What women wish they knew before prophylactic mastectomy
    Sharon J Rolnick
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:285-91; quiz 292-3. 2007
    ..Clinicians and health educators should be aware of patient needs and must counsel women accordingly...
  19. ncbi request reprint How to read the new recommendation statement: methods update from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Mary B Barton
    U S Preventive Services Task Force, Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:123-7. 2007
    ....
  20. pmc Specificity of clinical breast examination in community practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:332-7. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Exploring and crossing the disparity divide in cancer mortality
    Mary B Barton
    Ann Intern Med 144:614-6. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of prophylactic mastectomy in women with unilateral breast cancer: a cancer research network project
    Lisa J Herrinton
    Cancer Research Network, Division of Research, Northern California Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4275-86. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in reducing contralateral breast cancer incidence and breast cancer mortality among women who have already been diagnosed with breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy efficacy in women at elevated risk for breast cancer in community practices
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:516-20. 2005
    ..We studied the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with elevated breast cancer risk cared for in community practices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using spirometry: summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Kenneth Lin
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:535-43. 2008
    ..Fewer than half of the estimated 24 million Americans with airflow obstruction have received a COPD diagnosis, and diagnosis often occurs in advanced stages of the disease...