Paul D Cleary

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A hospitalization from hell: a patient's perspective on quality
    Paul D Cleary
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:33-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality of HIV care in Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics
    Lisa R Hirschhorn
    Harvard Medical School Division of AIDS, The Landmark Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:104-12. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between use of electronic health record features and health care quality: results of a statewide survey
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 48:203-9. 2010
  5. pmc Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    MPH Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:465-70. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Peace of mind and sense of purpose as core existential issues among parents of children with cancer
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:519-24. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Physician specialization and the quality of care for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Bruce E Landon
    Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1133-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A national study of the relationship of care site HIV specialization to early adoption of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Ira B Wilson
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 43:12-20. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Safety Climate and Medical Errors in 62 US Emergency Departments
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 60:555-563.e20. 2012
  10. pmc Correlations among measures of quality in HIV care in the United States: cross sectional study
    Ira B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Care Policy, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMJ 335:1085. 2007

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint A hospitalization from hell: a patient's perspective on quality
    Paul D Cleary
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:33-9. 2003
    ..S. hospitals. Relatively easy and inexpensive ways to avoid many of these problems are discussed, such as reducing variability in non-urgent procedures and routinely asking patients about their experiences and suggestions for improvement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for a variety of functions, ranging from visit documentation to laboratory test ordering, but little is known about physicians' actual use of these functions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality of HIV care in Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics
    Lisa R Hirschhorn
    Harvard Medical School Division of AIDS, The Landmark Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:104-12. 2006
    ..We examined differences in care received by HIV-infected women and men in a national sample of Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics and explored the influence of clinic characteristics on care quality...
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between use of electronic health record features and health care quality: results of a statewide survey
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 48:203-9. 2010
    ..However, evidence regarding their effectiveness for this purpose is mixed, and existing studies have generally considered EHR usage a binary factor and have not considered the availability and use of specific EHR features...
  5. pmc Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    MPH Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:465-70. 2009
    ..System refinements, certification efforts, and health policies, including standards development, should address the gaps in both EHR adoption and the use of key functions...
  6. doi request reprint Peace of mind and sense of purpose as core existential issues among parents of children with cancer
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:519-24. 2009
    ..To evaluate issues experienced by parents of children with cancer and factors related to parents' ability to find peace of mind...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physician specialization and the quality of care for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Bruce E Landon
    Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1133-9. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between specialty training and expertise and the quality of care delivered to patients with HIV infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint A national study of the relationship of care site HIV specialization to early adoption of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Ira B Wilson
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 43:12-20. 2005
    ..Little is known about characteristics of organizations that predict early adoption of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for persons with HIV infection...
  9. doi request reprint Safety Climate and Medical Errors in 62 US Emergency Departments
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 60:555-563.e20. 2012
    ..We describe the incidence and types of medical errors in emergency departments (EDs) and assess the validity of a survey instrument that identifies systems factors contributing to errors in EDs...
  10. pmc Correlations among measures of quality in HIV care in the United States: cross sectional study
    Ira B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Care Policy, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMJ 335:1085. 2007
    ..To determine whether a selected set of indicators can represent a single overall quality construct...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors and consequences of negative physician attitudes toward HIV-infected injection drug users
    Lin Ding
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:618-23. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Hope and prognostic disclosure
    Jennifer W Mack
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5636-42. 2007
    ..Physicians sometimes selectively convey prognostic information to support patients' hopes. However, the relationship between prognostic disclosure and hope is not known...
  13. doi request reprint Reported care quality in federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program supported networks of HIV/AIDS care
    Lisa R Hirschhorn
    John Snow, JSI Research and Training Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:799-807. 2009
    ..Additional work also is needed to better define and measure the essential characteristics of coordinated and integrated networks of care and assess whether those characteristics are related to access and quality of care and services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of HIV care provided by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians
    Ira B Wilson
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:729-36. 2005
    ..Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are primary care providers for patients with HIV in some clinics, but little is known about the quality of care that they provide...
  15. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in medicine: results of a national survey of physicians
    Eric G Campbell
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:795-802. 2007
    ..Although there have been efforts to define and promote professionalism, few data are available on physician attitudes toward and conformance with professional norms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differences in health-related quality of life and treatment preferences among black and white patients with end-stage renal disease
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:1129-37. 2004
    ..Relatively little is known about racial differences in health-related quality of life (HRQL) among patients receiving dialysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or how such differences may relate to preferences for renal transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Parents' roles in decision making for children with cancer in the first year of cancer treatment
    Jennifer W Mack
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2085-90. 2011
    ..To evaluate the extent to which parents of children with cancer are involved in decision making in the ways they prefer during the first year of treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding of prognosis among parents of children with cancer: parental optimism and the parent-physician interaction
    Jennifer W Mack
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, and the Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1357-62. 2007
    ..We assessed understanding of likelihood of cure and functional outcome among parents of children with cancer and sought to identify factors that place parents at risk for overly optimistic beliefs about prognosis...
  19. doi request reprint Development of and Field Test Results for the CAHPS PCMH Survey
    Sarah Hudson Scholle
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Westat, Rockville, MD Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA RAND Corporation, Santa Monica Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Yale School of Public Health Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 50:S2-S10. 2012
    ..To develop and evaluate survey questions that assess processes of care relevant to Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs)...
  20. pmc Physician specialization and antiretroviral therapy for HIV
    Bruce E Landon
    Received from the Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BEL and the Department of Health Care Policy BEL, PDC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:233-41. 2003
    ..The changing nature of HIV care has important implications for the types of physicians that can best care for patients with HIV infection...
  21. pmc Case-mix adjustment of the CAHPS Hospital Survey
    A James O'Malley
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2162-81. 2005
    ..To develop a model for case-mix adjustment of Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospital survey responses, and to assess the impact of adjustment on comparisons of hospital quality...
  22. pmc Exploratory factor analyses of the CAHPS Hospital Pilot Survey responses across and within medical, surgical, and obstetric services
    A James O'Malley
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2078-95. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of performance of traditional Medicare vs Medicare managed care
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 291:1744-52. 2004
    ..Since 2000, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been collecting information on beneficiaries' experiences with health care for Medicare managed care (MMC) and traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare...
  24. doi request reprint Perceptions of cancer-related information among cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    D Keith McInnes
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 113:1471-9. 2008
    ..Sources of cancer-related information are rapidly increasing, but little is known about whether the health information available to cancer survivors meets their needs...
  25. pmc Mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction: the influences of patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine
    Mark Meterko
    HSR and D Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System 152 M, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1188-204. 2010
    ..The present study was undertaken to test the influence of both PCC and technical care quality on outcomes among AMI patients...
  26. pmc The relationship between patients' perception of care and measures of hospital quality and safety
    Thomas Isaac
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1024-40. 2010
    ..We used data from the Hospital Quality Alliance to assess technical performance in medical and surgical processes of care and calculated Patient Safety Indicators to measure medical and surgical complication rates...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of a quality improvement program on systems, processes, and structures in medical clinics
    D Keith McInnes
    Department of Health Care Policy, Division of General Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 45:463-71. 2007
    ..We sought to assess whether participation in a quality-improvement collaborative changed care processes, systems, and organization of outpatient human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinics...
  28. pmc Plan, geographical, and temporal variation of consumer assessments of ambulatory health care
    Alan M Zaslavsky
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1467-85. 2004
    ..To quantify contributions of health plans and geography to variation in consumer assessments of health plan quality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality of health care for children: role of health and chronic illness in inpatient care experiences
    Jennifer W Mack
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:828-34. 2007
    ..To assess how parent reports about the inpatient care of their children vary according to the health status of children with and without chronic conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a group-level Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) instrument
    Loel S Solomon
    Health Policy, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02150, USA
    Med Care 43:53-60. 2005
    ..Many different surveys have been used to evaluate the performance of medical groups, but there is a growing recognition that standardization could be helpful to consumers, purchasers, and others...
  31. doi request reprint Development of a new patient-based measure of pediatric ambulatory care
    Patricia Gallagher
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1348-54. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and test an Ambulatory Pediatric CAHPS survey that focuses on clinicians and groups and includes measures of developmental and preventive care...
  32. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Guideline recommendations for treatment of schizophrenia: the impact of managed care
    Barbara Dickey
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:340-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the treatment of schizophrenia for disabled Medicaid beneficiaries who were and were not enrolled in managed care...
  34. pmc Factors affecting influential discussions among physicians: a social network analysis of a primary care practice
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:794-8. 2007
    ..Physicians often rely on colleagues for new information and advice about the care of their patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of a quality improvement collaborative on the outcome of care of patients with HIV infection: the EQHIV study
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:887-96. 2004
    ..Multi-institution collaborative quality improvement programs are a well-established and broadly applicable quality improvement strategy, but there is little systematic assessment their effectiveness...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physicians' beliefs about racial differences in referral for renal transplantation
    John Z Ayanian
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:350-7. 2004
    ..A better understanding of physicians' views about racial differences in access to transplantation may help reduce disparities in care...
  37. ncbi request reprint A national survey of physician-industry relationships
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1742-50. 2007
    ..We surveyed physicians to collect information about their financial associations with industry and the factors that predict those associations...
  38. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organization Health and Work Performance Questionnaire (HPQ)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:156-74. 2003
    ..The paper closes with a brief discussion of the calibration methodology used to monetize HPQ reports and of future directions in substantive research based on the HPQ...
  39. pmc Specialty training and specialization among physicians who treat HIV/AIDS in the United States
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:12-22. 2002
    ..To assess the association of specialty training and experience in the care of HIV disease with HIV-specific knowledge, referral patterns, and HIV-related education activities...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evolving dissatisfaction among primary care physicians
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:890-901. 2002
    ..To examine trends in career satisfaction among physicians working with managed care plans...
  41. pmc Correlates of electronic health record adoption in office practices: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:110-7. 2007
    ..We sought to measure the correlates of EHR adoption...
  42. ncbi request reprint HIV patients' experiences with inpatient and outpatient care: results of a national survey
    Ira B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center 345, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Care 40:1149-60. 2002
    ..Little is known about HIV patients' care experiences...
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting response rates to the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study survey
    Alan M Zaslavsky
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 40:485-99. 2002
    ..Assess the determinants of nonresponse to a consumer health care survey...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of plan performance for sick and healthy members on the Consumer Assessments of Health Plans Study 2.0 survey
    Alan M Zaslavsky
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 40:951-64. 2002
    ..The quality of health plan care may differ for members in good and poor health...
  45. pmc How are patients' specific ambulatory care experiences related to trust, satisfaction, and considering changing physicians?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:29-39. 2002
    ..Few data are available regarding the consequences of patients' problems with interpersonal aspects of medical care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Communication about prognosis between parents and physicians of children with cancer: parent preferences and the impact of prognostic information
    Jennifer W Mack
    Departments of Pediatric Oncology, Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5265-70. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine parent preferences for prognostic information about their children with cancer and the results of receiving such information...
  47. pmc Delivering HIV services to vulnerable populations: an evaluation and research agenda
    Martha M McKinney
    Community Health Solutions, Inc, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:114-22. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint The influence of patient characteristics on ratings of managed behavioral health care
    Matthew J Carlson
    Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:481-9. 2002
    ..These results are consistent with other research that illustrates the importance of adjusting health care ratings for patient characteristics when comparing plans...
  49. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of a modified CAHPS survey to support improvements in patient-centred care: lessons from a quality improvement collaborative
    Elizabeth Davies
    King s College London School of Medicine, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:160-76. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Medical clinic characteristics and access to behavioral health services for persons with HIV
    Michael E Ohl
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:400-7. 2008
    ..Many persons with HIV do not receive needed behavioral health services. This study examined the impact of medical clinic characteristics on access to mental health and substance abuse care for persons with HIV...
  51. doi request reprint The effect of care team composition on the quality of HIV care
    Hector P Rodriguez
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:88-113. 2008
    ..These findings indicate both advantages and disadvantages to having multiple clinicians. More effort should be devoted to facilitating coordination when multiple clinicians provide care...
  52. ncbi request reprint Variation in patient-reported quality among health care organizations
    Loel S Solomon
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:85-100. 2002
    ..There was significant variation among RSOs, groups and sites, with practice sites explaining the greatest share of variation for most measures...
  53. ncbi request reprint Combining health plan performance indicators into simpler composite measures
    Alan M Zaslavsky
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:101-15. 2002
    ..These summaries are substantively interpretable, internally consistent, and describe the majority of variation among units in the performance scores analyzed...
  54. ncbi request reprint What do collaborative improvement projects do? Experience from seven countries
    Tim Wilson
    RCGP Quality Unit, Royal College of General Practitioners, London, United Kingdom
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:85-93. 2003
    ..There are large variations in the way collaboratives are structured and run, but there is no widely accepted framework for describing the components of collaboratives. Thus, it is difficult to study which approaches are most effective...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adjusting Pediatric Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) Scores to Ensure Fair Comparison of Health Plan Performances
    Minah Kim
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Med Care 43:44-52. 2005
    ..Our goal was to develop casemix models for pediatric CAHPS surveys...
  56. pmc The reliability of survey assessments of characteristics of medical clinics
    Peter V Marsden
    Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:265-83. 2006
    ..To assess the reliability of survey measures of organizational characteristics based on reports of single and multiple informants...
  57. pmc Psychometric properties of the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) 2.0 adult core survey
    J Lee Hargraves
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1509-27. 2003
    ..To estimate the reliability and validity of survey measures used to evaluate health plans and providers from the consumer's perspective...
  58. ncbi request reprint Voluntary physician switching by human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals: a national study of patient, physician, and organizational factors
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:189-98. 2007
    ..We sought to assess which patient, physician, and organizational factors are related to voluntary physician switching among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients...
  59. pmc Disparities in HIV treatment and physician attitudes about delaying protease inhibitors for nonadherent patients
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:366-74. 2004
    ..Current HIV treatment guidelines recommend delaying antiretroviral therapy for nonadherent patients, which some fear may disproportionately affect certain populations and contribute to disparities in care...
  60. pmc Methods used to streamline the CAHPS Hospital Survey
    San Keller
    American Institutes for Research AIR, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2057-77. 2005
    ..To identify a parsimonious subset of reliable, valid, and consumer-salient items from 33 questions asking for patient reports about hospital care quality...
  61. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences in choosing health plans
    Pamela Farley Short
    Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Med Care 40:289-302. 2002
    ..Increasingly, consumers have multiple health insurance options. New information is being developed to help consumers with these choices...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pain, medication use, and health-related quality of life in older persons with postherpetic neuralgia: results from a population-based survey
    Gerry Oster
    Policy Analysis Inc, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445, USA
    J Pain 6:356-63. 2005
    ..61; respondents rated their overall health as 65.7 (+/-21.1) on a 100-point scale. PHN causes substantial pain, dysfunction, and poor health-related quality of life in older persons, many of whom might be suboptimally treated...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patterns of coping among persons with HIV infection: configurations, correlates, and change
    John A Fleishman
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:187-204. 2003
    ..Results highlight issues in ascertaining the causal direction between coping and psychological outcomes, as well as in specifying the nature of stressful situations with which people are coping...
  64. ncbi request reprint Beneficiary reported experience and voluntary disenrollment in Medicare managed care
    Terry R Lied
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:55-66. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that voluntary disenrollment rates are strongly related to direct measures of patient experiences with care and are an important complement to other measures of health plan performance...