Barbara Dickey

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Managed care and children's behavioral health services in Massachusetts
    B Dickey
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:183-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between adherence to guidelines for antipsychotic dose and health status, side effects, and patient care experiences
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Med Care 44:827-34. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a model for testing the relationship between quality of care and costs
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:15-21. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Best practices: are financial incentives and best practices compatible?
    Barbara Dickey
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:130-1. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Externally caused deaths for adults with substance use and mental disorders
    Barbara Dickey
    Department of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:75-85. 2004
  6. 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
  7. pmc Therapeutic communities and mental health system reform
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:105-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical morbidity, mental illness, and substance use disorders
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:861-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint CONNECT: a measure of continuity of care in mental health services
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:209-21. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Managed mental health care's effects on arrest and forensic commitment
    William H Fisher
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMMS, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 27:65-77. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Managed care and children's behavioral health services in Massachusetts
    B Dickey
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:183-8. 2001
    ..The authors investigated changes in treatment patterns and costs of care for children after the implementation of the Massachusetts Medicaid carve-out managed care plan...
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between adherence to guidelines for antipsychotic dose and health status, side effects, and patient care experiences
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Med Care 44:827-34. 2006
    ..Examples of evidence-based guidelines are the PORT recommendations for the treatment of schizophrenia. However, few studies have examined the relationship between adherence to guidelines and patient outcomes in clinical settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a model for testing the relationship between quality of care and costs
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:15-21. 2004
    ..In mental health services research there is little empirical evidence to support speculation about the relationship between costs and quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Best practices: are financial incentives and best practices compatible?
    Barbara Dickey
    Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:130-1. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Externally caused deaths for adults with substance use and mental disorders
    Barbara Dickey
    Department of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:75-85. 2004
    ..Medicaid beneficiaries with dual diagnoses are 6-8 times more likely to die of injury, primarily poisoning, than their counterparts treated for medical conditions only...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Therapeutic communities and mental health system reform
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:105-9. 2008
    ..The contemporary relevance of therapeutic communities as a treatment modality in mental health is described...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical morbidity, mental illness, and substance use disorders
    Barbara Dickey
    Harvard Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:861-7. 2002
    ..The authors examined whether certain medical disorders are more prevalent among adults with severe mental illness and whether a comorbid substance use disorder increases prevalence beyond the effect of severe mental illness alone...
  9. ncbi request reprint CONNECT: a measure of continuity of care in mental health services
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:209-21. 2003
    ..A broad initial validation strategy including known groups and convergent validity assessments produced results that will inform and focus future efforts. Next steps in the measure development process are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Managed mental health care's effects on arrest and forensic commitment
    William H Fisher
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMMS, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 27:65-77. 2004
  11. pmc A theory of social integration as quality of life
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:27-33. 2008
    ..This article returns attention to quality of life by offering a theory of social integration (as quality of life) for persons disabled by severe mental illness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Practitioner relationships and quality of care for low-income persons with serious mental illness
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:555-9. 2004
    ..This qualitative study described concepts of good care in relationships with psychiatrists, therapists, and case managers from the perspectives of low-income persons with psychiatric disabilities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of a state inpatient forensic system under managed mental health care
    William H Fisher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:447-51. 2002
    ..The authors examined associations between Medicaid managed mental health care in Massachusetts and rates of admission to the inpatient forensic mental health service maintained by the state's mental health department...
  14. ncbi request reprint Connectedness and citizenship: redefining social integration
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:469-74. 2007
    ..To effectively address the persisting problem of social exclusion of persons with psychiatric disabilities, new conceptual tools are needed. To address this need, a new definition of social integration is offered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethnography and measurement in mental health: qualitative validation of a measure of continuity of care (CONNECT)
    Norma C Ware
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:1393-406. 2003
    ..In making explicit the data and the reasoning used, the authors argue for the trustworthiness of their interpretation. The arguments for trustworthiness demonstrate a qualitative validation process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does prospective payment reduce inpatient length of stay?
    Edward C Norton
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    Health Econ 11:377-87. 2002
    ..16 and 0.20. The results were generally robust for short- and long stayers, and for persons admitted early and late after the change in payment mechanism. The model controlled for hospital fixed effects and individual random effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing consumer perceptions of inpatient psychiatric treatment: the perceptions of care survey
    Susan V Eisen
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, EN Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Road 152, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:510-26. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Limiting inpatient substance use treatment: what are the consequences?
    Barbara Dickey
    Cambridge Hospital, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:332-46. 2003
    ..There was no evidence of cost shifting. Although emphasis on outpatient treatment did not result in cost shifting, the combination of substance use disorder and psychiatric illness remains an expensive public health problem...