Jonathan Finkelstein

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Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:258-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Watchful waiting for acute otitis media: are parents and physicians ready?
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1466-73. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a 16-community trial to promote judicious antibiotic use in Massachusetts
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e15-23. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Teaching population health as a basic science at Harvard Medical School
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 83:332-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Underuse of controller medications among Medicaid-insured children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:562-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of parental antibiotic knowledge, demand, and reported use
    Marianne Kuzujanakis
    Harvard Pediatric Health Sevices Research Fellowship, The Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:203-10. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental knowledge about antibiotic use: results of a cluster-randomized, multicommunity intervention
    Susan S Huang
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 119:698-706. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Does connection to primary care matter for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Sara L Toomey
    Harvard wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 122:368-74. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapse
    Colin M Sox
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practice
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:969-73. 2008

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:258-64. 2002
    ..Mounting evidence suggests that indoor allergens and irritants contribute to childhood asthma. National asthma guidelines highlight the importance of their reduction as part of comprehensive asthma treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Watchful waiting for acute otitis media: are parents and physicians ready?
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1466-73. 2005
    ..To assess the current use of initial observation ("watchful waiting") of acute otitis media among community physicians and the acceptability of this option to parents of young children...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of a 16-community trial to promote judicious antibiotic use in Massachusetts
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e15-23. 2008
    ..In addition, we sought to compare the intervention's impact on commercially and Medicaid-insured children...
  4. doi request reprint Teaching population health as a basic science at Harvard Medical School
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 83:332-7. 2008
    ..Preclinical courses represent a progressive step in developing a workforce of physicians who embrace their responsibility to improve the health of the population as a whole, as well as the health of the patient in front of them...
  5. ncbi request reprint Underuse of controller medications among Medicaid-insured children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:562-7. 2002
    ..Although studies suggest low rates of controller use, little is known about predictors of underuse among low-income children in whom asthma morbidity is greatest...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of parental antibiotic knowledge, demand, and reported use
    Marianne Kuzujanakis
    Harvard Pediatric Health Sevices Research Fellowship, The Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:203-10. 2003
    ..Clinicians cite parental misconceptions and requests for antibiotics as reasons for inappropriate prescribing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parental knowledge about antibiotic use: results of a cluster-randomized, multicommunity intervention
    Susan S Huang
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 119:698-706. 2007
    ..The goal was to determine the impact of a community-wide educational intervention on parental misconceptions likely contributing to pediatric antibiotic overprescribing...
  8. doi request reprint Does connection to primary care matter for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Sara L Toomey
    Harvard wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 122:368-74. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapse
    Colin M Sox
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practice
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:969-73. 2008
    ..Although numerous factors influence prescribing, resources to support unbiased evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence policies and other predictors of asthma care quality for Medicaid-insured children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e102-10. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify practice-site policies and features associated with quality of care for Medicaid-insured children with asthma...
  12. doi request reprint Research during pediatric residency training: outcome of a senior resident block rotation
    Robert J Vinci
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 818 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1126-34. 2009
    ..In July 2002, the Boston Combined Residency Program instituted a 3-month career-development block (CDB) rotation. During the rotation residents pursue an academic or clinical project under mentorship by a faculty member...
  13. pmc Early child care and adiposity at ages 1 and 3 years
    Sara E Benjamin
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 124:555-62. 2009
    ..The majority of infants in the United States are in nonparental child care, yet little is known about the effect of child care on development of obesity...
  14. pmc Practice-level effects of interventions to improve asthma care in primary care settings: the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1737-57. 2005
    ..And, to compare findings with previously reported patient-level outcomes of trial enrollees...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of race, insurance status, and hospital volume on perforated appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 115:920-5. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate the association of perforated appendicitis in children with minority race, insurance status, and hospital volume...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of asthma prescription measures and health system performance based on emergency department utilization
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:465-71. 2004
    ..Measures based on the use of either antiinflammatory and/or reliever medications have been used to evaluate clinical performance in asthma...
  17. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children in the post-PCV7 era
    Grace M Lee
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:110. 2009
    ..aureus and MRSA colonization in young children in the context of widespread use of PCV7; and (2) examine risk factors for S. aureus colonization in the post-PCV7 era, including the absence of vaccine-type S. pneumoniae colonization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Acute care and antibiotic seeking for upper respiratory tract infections for children in day care: parental knowledge and day care center policies
    Jennifer F Friedman
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, The Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:369-74. 2003
    ..Studies suggest that physicians prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) for children who attend day care on the basis of perceived pressure from parents and/or day care centers...
  20. pmc Serotype specific invasive capacity and persistent reduction in invasive pneumococcal disease
    Inci Yildirim
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Vaccine 29:283-8. 2010
    ..g. 33F, 22F) as successful colonizers resulting in increased IPD incidence due to replacement serotypes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Emergence of 19A as virulent and multidrug resistant Pneumococcus in Massachusetts following universal immunization of infants with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Stephen I Pelton
    Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:468-72. 2007
    ..Ongoing surveillance is necessary to identify emerging invasive serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Planning for health promotion in low-income preschool child care settings: focus groups of parents and child care providers
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:342-6. 2006
    ..To identify potentially successful strategies, barriers, and facilitators for health promotion in preschool child care settings...
  23. pmc Parental perspectives on influenza vaccination among children with asthma
    Sangeeth K Gnanasekaran
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ste 901, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:181-8. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to: (1) identify modifiable factors influencing receipt of influenza vaccination among children with asthma, and (2) to evaluate the effect of heightened media attention on vaccination rates...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use following a Korean national policy to prohibit medication dispensing by physicians
    Sylvia Park
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Policy Plan 20:302-9. 2005
    ..Prohibiting doctors from dispensing drugs reduced prescribing overall, both of antibiotics and other drugs, and selectively reduced inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in viral illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of children with sore throat
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    JAMA 294:2315-22. 2005
    ..Penicillin, amoxicillin, erythromycin, and first-generation cephalosporins are the recommended antibiotics for treatment of sore throat due to GABHS...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' self-reported clinical practices and adherence to national immunization guidelines after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Karen C Lee
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:695-701. 2004
    ..Little is known about whether pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has altered pediatricians' practices regarding well-child and acute care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' views on financial barriers and values for pneumococcal vaccine for children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:358-66. 2002
    ..To 1) describe barriers to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine adoption and 2) estimate the value of the vaccine based on pediatricians' responses to willingness-to-pay questions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination among children with asthma in medicaid managed care
    Sangeeth K Gnanasekaran
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:1-7. 2006
    ..To describe influenza vaccination rates and identify risk factors for missing vaccination among children with asthma in managed Medicaid...
  29. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and geographic distribution of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the United States
    Michael D Kappelman
    Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1424-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) in a large national sample and to compare the prevalence across geographic regions and other sociodemographic characteristics...
  30. pmc Reducing the prescribing of heavily marketed medications: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:897-903. 2009
    ..Prescription drug costs are a major component of health care expenditures, yet resources to support evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hospital charges for children admitted with asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:15-20. 2006
    ..To examine patient and hospital characteristics associated with varying hospital charges for children admitted with asthma...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of hospital volume of pediatric appendectomies on the misdiagnosis of appendicitis in children
    Douglas S Smink
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 113:18-23. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Reduction in antibiotic use among US children, 1996-2000
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    HMO Research Network Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 112:620-7. 2003
    ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with other national and state level organizations, have actively promoted more judicious prescribing for children...
  34. ncbi request reprint Community-level predictors of pneumococcal carriage and resistance in young children
    Susan S Huang
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:645-54. 2004
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 1.0, 11.7). The two- to threefold odds of pneumococcal carriage conferred by certain community characteristics suggest that these measures may target communities for interventions to decrease transmission...
  35. pmc Clinical effectiveness research in managed-care systems: lessons from the Pediatric Asthma Care PORT. Patient Outcomes Research Team
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:775-89. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Child care center policies and practices for management of ill children
    Jennifer F Friedman
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:455-60. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pediatric hospitalist system on housestaff education and experience
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Main 10E, Room 1032 2, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:877-83. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of a pediatric hospitalist system on housestaff education and experience...
  38. doi request reprint Are performance measures based on automated medical records valid for physician/practice profiling of asthma care?
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:620-6. 2008
    ..The use of physician profiles in "pay for performance" initiatives depend on their reliability and accuracy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Validity of the HEDIS criteria to identify children with persistent asthma and sustained high utilization
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:325-30. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: predictors of carriage in a multicommunity sample
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School HPHC, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 112:862-9. 2003
    ..Data on carriage of resistant organisms by healthy children in communities in which immunization with PCV7 has been implemented will help to define and decrease these risks further...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children using a clinical practice guideline
    Douglas S Smink
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:458-63; discussion 458-63. 2004
    ..The authors sought to determine surgical outcomes and diagnostic accuracy in the CPG period...
  42. ncbi request reprint Resource costs for asthma-related care among pediatric patients in managed care
    Karna Gendo
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:251-7. 2003
    ..Understanding the relationship between total costs of asthma-related care and morbidity can assist in designing the most cost-effective asthma care strategies to improve patient outcomes and minimize total costs...
  43. doi request reprint Adverse events associated with prolonged antibiotic use
    Sharon B Meropol
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:523-32. 2008
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  44. ncbi request reprint Comparing asthma care provided to Medicaid-enrolled children in a Primary Care Case Manager plan and a staff model HMO
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:253-62. 2003
    ..To examine differences in selected processes of asthma care provided to Medicaid-enrolled children in a state-administered Primary Care Case Manager (PCCM) plan and a staff model health maintenance organization (HMO)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Process of care for Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma: served by community health centers and other providers
    Alexandra E Shields
    Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 525, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Med Care 40:303-14. 2002
    ..To compare the process of care received by Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma served by community health centers (CHCs) and other Medicaid providers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Misunderstanding of asthma controller medications: association with nonadherence
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589, USA
    J Asthma 40:17-25. 2003
    ..This study's aims are to 1) test the hypothesis that misunderstanding is associated with decreased adherence to its daily use and 2) identify factors associated with increased risk of misunderstanding...
  47. ncbi request reprint Asthma medication use and disease burden in children in a primary care population
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:81-8. 2003
    ..Children with persistent asthma underuse controller medications and overuse relievers. A better understanding of the appropriateness of regimens, medication adherence, and adequacy of asthma control is needed...
  48. ncbi request reprint A multisite randomized trial of the effects of physician education and organizational change in chronic asthma care: cost-effectiveness analysis of the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team II (PAC-PORT II)
    Sean D Sullivan
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:428-34. 2005
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  49. pmc Physician responses to a community-level trial promoting judicious antibiotic use
    Christopher J Stille
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:206-12. 2008
    ..We assessed physician responses to a community-level intervention with respect to antibiotic prescribing, related practices, and perceived effectiveness...
  50. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for health promotion education in child care
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e499-505. 2005
    ..We also sought to understand the health consultants' (health professionals serving as consultants to child care centers) current and desired roles in leading health promotion activities in child care settings...
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of asthma medication dispensing patterns to predict risk of adverse health outcomes: a study of Medicaid-insured children in managed care programs
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589 2485, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:319-28. 2004
    ..Regular use of inhaled anti-inflammatory (AI) medication improves outcomes for children with persistent asthma...
  52. ncbi request reprint Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents: attitudes, barriers, and practices among pediatric clinicians
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:110-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe attitudes, barriers, and practices related to type 2 diabetes screening in children among pediatric clinicians...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diversity and antibiotic resistance among nonvaccine serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage isolates in the post-heptavalent conjugate vaccine era
    William P Hanage
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 195:347-52. 2007
    ..Possible mechanisms include de novo acquisition of resistance, serotype switching, introduction of new clones, and expansion of existing clones...
  54. ncbi request reprint Intercenter variation in initial management of children with Crohn's disease
    Michael D Kappelman
    Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:890-5. 2007
    ..We undertook this study to determine the extent of intercenter variation in the initial management of children newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of prescription medications with a potential for fetal harm among pregnant women
    Susan E Andrade
    Meyers Primary Care Institute University of Massachusetts Medical School, the Fallon Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:546-54. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of use of prescription drugs with a potential for fetal harm among pregnant women in the United States...
  56. ncbi request reprint Intranasal steroids and the risk of emergency department visits for asthma
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:636-42. 2002
    ..In patients with asthma, treatment for associated conditions, such as rhinitis, is recommended. It is unknown whether this treatment can reduce the risk for emergency department (ED) visits for asthma...
  57. ncbi request reprint Increased use of second-generation macrolide antibiotics for children in nine health plans in the United States
    Christopher J Stille
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1206-11. 2004
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  58. pmc Variability in asthma care and services for low-income populations among practice sites in managed Medicaid systems
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1563-78. 2003
    ..To characterize and describe variability in processes of asthma care and services tailored for low-income populations in practice sites participating in Medicaid managed care (MMC)...
  59. ncbi request reprint A multisite randomized trial of the effects of physician education and organizational change in chronic-asthma care: health outcomes of the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team II Study
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:875-83. 2004
    ..Traditional primary care practice change approaches have not led to full implementation of national asthma guidelines...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug use in pregnancy
    Susan E Andrade
    Meyers Primary Care Institute Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, 630 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:398-407. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide information on the prevalence of the use of prescription drugs among pregnant women in the United States...
  61. ncbi request reprint Senior resident autonomy in a pediatric hospitalist system
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:206-7. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Agreement between caregiver reported healthcare utilization and administrative data for children with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Asthma 44:189-94. 2007
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Research Grants6

  1. REDUCING ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
    Jonathan Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Cost-effectiveness analysis will estimate the financial and other costs per resistant infection avoided. ..
  2. Post-PCV pneumococcal population genetics and resistance
    Jonathan Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Continuing assessment of the epidemiology and population genetics of the community reservoir of SP will inform future expectations regarding localized and invasive pneumococcal disease. ..
  3. Post-PCV pneumococcal population genetics and resistance
    Jonathan Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Continuing assessment of the epidemiology and population genetics of the community reservoir of SP will inform future expectations regarding localized and invasive pneumococcal disease. ..
  4. Post-PCV pneumococcal population genetics and resistance
    Jonathan Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Continuing assessment of the epidemiology and population genetics of the community reservoir of SP will inform future expectations regarding localized and invasive pneumococcal disease. ..
  5. Conjugate vaccine impact on pneumococcal carriage, disease, and population geneti
    Jonathan A Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These results will inform development and implementation of future vaccines, for pneumococcus and other organisms, by providing data on possible responses of bacterial populations that may blunt their intended clinical impact. ..