LeRoi S Hicks

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of region of residence and immigrant status with hypertension, renal failure, cardiovascular disease, and stroke, among African-American participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:316-23. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The quality of chronic disease care in U.S. community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1712-23. 2006
  3. pmc Determinants of racial/ethnic differences in blood pressure management among hypertensive patients
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:16. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of JNC VI guideline adherence, intensity of drug therapy, and blood pressure control by race and ethnicity
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 44:429-34. 2004
  5. pmc Impact of computerized decision support on blood pressure management and control: a randomized controlled trial
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:429-41. 2008
  6. pmc Health behaviors and racial disparity in blood pressure control in the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Nicole Redmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Hypertension 57:383-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of chronic disease at community health centers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:921-34. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:279-86. 2010
  9. pmc Perspectives of non-Hispanic Black and Latino patients in Boston's urban community health centers on their experiences with diabetes and hypertension
    Beverley E Russell
    The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service CCHERS, 716 Columbus Ave, Suite 398, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:504-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Lifestyle modification counseling for hypertensive patients: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:325-31. 2009

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of region of residence and immigrant status with hypertension, renal failure, cardiovascular disease, and stroke, among African-American participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:316-23. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint The quality of chronic disease care in U.S. community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1712-23. 2006
    ..Although the quality of chronic disease care in CHCs compares favorably with that of care received in other settings, gaps in quality were observed for the uninsured...
  3. pmc Determinants of racial/ethnic differences in blood pressure management among hypertensive patients
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:16. 2005
    ..However, to date there are few data available regarding the confounders of racial/ethnic disparities in the intensity of hypertension treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of JNC VI guideline adherence, intensity of drug therapy, and blood pressure control by race and ethnicity
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 44:429-34. 2004
    ..Interventions to reduce disparities in cardiovascular outcomes should consider the need to intensify drug therapy more aggressively among all high-risk populations...
  5. pmc Impact of computerized decision support on blood pressure management and control: a randomized controlled trial
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:429-41. 2008
    ..We conducted a cluster randomized controlled trial to examine the effectiveness of computerized decision support (CDS) designed to improve hypertension care and outcomes in a racially diverse sample of primary care patients...
  6. pmc Health behaviors and racial disparity in blood pressure control in the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Nicole Redmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Hypertension 57:383-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of chronic disease at community health centers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:921-34. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:279-86. 2010
    ..The Health Resources and Services Administration Health Disparities Collaboratives (HDCs) were developed to improve care for chronic medical conditions in community health centers (CHCs)...
  9. pmc Perspectives of non-Hispanic Black and Latino patients in Boston's urban community health centers on their experiences with diabetes and hypertension
    Beverley E Russell
    The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service CCHERS, 716 Columbus Ave, Suite 398, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:504-9. 2010
    ..S. A better understanding of the health beliefs and experiences of non-Hispanic Blacks and Latinos with these diseases could help to improve their care outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Lifestyle modification counseling for hypertensive patients: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:325-31. 2009
    ..Lifestyle modification is recommended for all patients with the diagnosis of hypertension...
  11. pmc Promoting access to renal transplantation: the role of social support networks in completing pre-transplant evaluations
    CHERYL R CLARK
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1187-93. 2008
    ..Completing pre-transplant evaluations may be a greater barrier to renal transplantation for blacks with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than for whites...
  12. ncbi request reprint Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers
    Nakela L Cook
    Health Care Policy Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1459-68. 2007
    ..Respondents reported that uninsured patients had greater difficulty obtaining access to off-site specialty services, including referrals and diagnostic testing, than did patients with Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is hospital service associated with racial and ethnic disparities in experiences with hospital care?
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospitalist Program, Brigham and Women s Hospital Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 118:529-35. 2005
    ..Little is known about the influence of processes of hospital care on racial and ethnic differences in experiences with hospital care...
  14. pmc Association of acculturation and country of origin with self-reported hypertension and diabetes in a heterogeneous Hispanic population
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:768. 2012
    ..We explored the association between diabetes and hypertension prevalence among distinct U.S. Hispanic subgroups by country of origin and by degree of acculturation...
  15. pmc Experiences with hospital care: perspectives of black and Hispanic patients
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1234-40. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between these differences and possible differences in processes of care has not been well described...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of hospital teaching intensity on quality of care and patient outcomes
    Stephanie K Mueller
    Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospital Academic Hospitalist Service, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 51:567-74. 2013
    ..Few data have examined the potential impact of these financial changes on teaching institutions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Electronic health records, clinical decision support, and blood pressure control
    Lipika Samal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:626-32. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether EHRs with CDS improved blood pressure control in US primary care visits. Study Design: We used a cross-sectional, nationally representative survey...
  18. doi request reprint Insurance status and hospital care for myocardial infarction, stroke, and pneumonia
    Omar Hasan
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:452-9. 2010
    ..Despite widely documented variations in health care outcomes by insurance status, few nationally representative studies have examined such disparities in the inpatient setting...
  19. pmc Sources of health information related to preventive health behaviors in a national study
    Nicole Redmond
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:620-627.e2. 2010
    ....
  20. pmc A systematic review of community-based participatory research to enhance clinical trials in racial and ethnic minority groups
    Denise de Las Nueces
    Commonwealth Fund Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy, 164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1363-86. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of current community-based participatory research (CBPR) clinical trials involving racial and ethnic minorities...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitals
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1389-94. 2009
    ..Little is known about the link between hospitalists and performance on hospital-level quality indicators...
  23. pmc Health disparities and the criminal justice system: an agenda for further research and action
    Ingrid A Binswanger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Urban Health 89:98-107. 2012
    ..Understanding and addressing the health of individuals involved in the criminal justice system is one component of a comprehensive strategy to reduce population health disparities and improve the health of our urban communities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Control of hypertension in adults with chronic kidney disease in the United States
    Carmen A Peralta
    General Internal Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, California, USA
    Hypertension 45:1119-24. 2005
    ..Future guidelines and antihypertensive therapies for patients with CKD should target isolated systolic hypertension...