Mary Catherine Beach

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in patient-provider communication for Hispanic compared to non-Hispanic white patients in HIV care
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Behavior Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:682-7. 2010
  2. pmc Patient-provider communication differs for black compared to white HIV-infected patients
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:805-11. 2011
  3. pmc Is patients' preferred involvement in health decisions related to outcomes for patients with HIV?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1119-24. 2007
  4. pmc What does 'respect' mean? Exploring the moral obligation of health professionals to respect patients
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:692-5. 2007
  5. pmc Can patient-centered attitudes reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Med 82:193-8. 2007
  6. pmc Are physicians' attitudes of respect accurately perceived by patients and associated with more positive communication behaviors?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:347-54. 2006
  7. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
  8. pmc Relationship-centered care. A constructive reframing
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S3-8. 2006
  9. pmc Do patients treated with dignity report higher satisfaction, adherence, and receipt of preventive care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:331-8. 2005
  10. pmc What do physicians tell patients about themselves? A qualitative analysis of physician self-disclosure
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:911-6. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Patient-Centeredness in Care of Vulnerable Populations
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Respect, Trust, and Patient Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Respect, Trust, and Patient Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Differences in patient-provider communication for Hispanic compared to non-Hispanic white patients in HIV care
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Behavior Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:682-7. 2010
    ..non-Hispanic white patients with their health care providers...
  2. pmc Patient-provider communication differs for black compared to white HIV-infected patients
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:805-11. 2011
    ..Efforts to more effectively engage patients in the medical dialogue may lead to improved patient-provider relationships, self-management, and outcomes among black people living with HIV/AIDS...
  3. pmc Is patients' preferred involvement in health decisions related to outcomes for patients with HIV?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1119-24. 2007
    ..Previous studies suggest that patients who are more involved in their medical care have better outcomes...
  4. pmc What does 'respect' mean? Exploring the moral obligation of health professionals to respect patients
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:692-5. 2007
    ..Finally, the respect that we promote has both a cognitive dimension (believing that patients have value) and a behavioral dimension (acting in accordance with this belief)...
  5. pmc Can patient-centered attitudes reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Med 82:193-8. 2007
    ..The authors' purpose was to determine whether students with patient-centered attitudes have better performance and are less likely to demonstrate disparities with African American compared with white standardized patients (SPs)...
  6. pmc Are physicians' attitudes of respect accurately perceived by patients and associated with more positive communication behaviors?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:347-54. 2006
    ..characteristics are associated with greater physician-reported respect? Do patients accurately perceive levels of physician respect? Are there specific communication behaviors associated with physician-reported respect for patients?..
  7. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Relationship-centered care. A constructive reframing
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S3-8. 2006
    ..In RCC, relationships between patients and clinicians remain central, although the relationships of clinicians with themselves, with each other and with community are also emphasized...
  9. pmc Do patients treated with dignity report higher satisfaction, adherence, and receipt of preventive care?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:331-8. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc What do physicians tell patients about themselves? A qualitative analysis of physician self-disclosure
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:911-6. 2004
    ..Physician self-disclosure (PSD) has been alternatively described as a boundary violation or a means to foster trust and rapport with patients. We analyzed a series of physician self-disclosure statements to inform the current controversy...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of do-not-resuscitate orders on physician decision-making
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2057-61. 2002
    ..Patients with DNR orders may choose to forgo other life-prolonging treatments, but physicians should elicit additional information about patients' treatment goals to inform these decisions...
  12. pmc Public response to cost-quality tradeoffs in clinical decisions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:369-78. 2003
    ..To explore public attitudes toward the incorporation of cost-effectiveness analysis into clinical decisions...
  13. pmc Is physician self-disclosure related to patient evaluation of office visits?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:905-10. 2004
    ..Physician self-disclosure has been viewed either positively or negatively, but little is known about how patients respond to physician self-disclosure...
  14. pmc Cultural competence: a systematic review of health care provider educational interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Med Care 43:356-73. 2005
    ..We sought to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating interventions to improve the cultural competence of health professionals...
  15. pmc Physician conceptions of responsibility to individual patients and distributive justice in health care
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:53-9. 2005
    ..We describe physician conceptions of responsibility to individual patients and distributive justice in health care, and explore whether these values are associated with type of managed care practice and professional satisfaction...
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of barriers and interventions to improve appropriate use of therapies for sickle cell disease
    Carlton Haywood
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Hematology, 2024 E Monument St, Rm 2 521, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1022-33. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  18. pmc The associations of clinicians' implicit attitudes about race with medical visit communication and patient ratings of interpersonal care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:979-87. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of clinicians' implicit attitudes about race with visit communication and patient ratings of care...
  19. pmc "We'll do this together": the role of the first person plural in fostering partnership in patient-physician relationships
    Helen Kinsman
    Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Room 2 521, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:186-93. 2010
    ..We conducted this study to better understand how statements in which physicians use the first person plural might foster partnership between patient and provider...
  20. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the methodological rigor of studies evaluating cultural competence training of health professionals
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 80:578-86. 2005
    ..To systematically examine the methodological rigor of studies using cultural competence training as a strategy to improve minority health care quality. To the authors' knowledge, no prior studies of this type have been conducted...
  21. pmc Decision-making role preferences among patients with HIV: associations with patient and provider characteristics and communication behaviors
    Rashmi Kumar
    Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:517-23. 2010
    ..Little is known, however, about patient and provider characteristics or communication behaviors associated with patient decision-making preferences in HIV settings...
  22. pmc The association of provider communication with trust among adults with sickle cell disease
    Carlton Haywood
    Division of Hematology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:543-8. 2010
    ..Adults with sickle cell disease often report poor interpersonal healthcare experiences, including poor communication with providers. However, the effect of these experiences on patient trust is unknown...
  23. pmc Obese patients overestimate physicians' attitudes of respect
    Kimberly A Gudzune
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore 21287, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:23-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether obese patients overestimate or underestimate the level of respect that their physicians hold toward them...
  24. doi request reprint Hydroxyurea for sickle cell disease: a systematic review for efficacy and toxicity in children
    John J Strouse
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology, 720 Rutland Ave, Ross 1125, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1332-42. 2008
    ..Hydroxyurea is the only approved medication for the treatment of sickle cell disease in adults; there are no approved drugs for children...
  25. pmc Impact of patient race on patient experiences of access and communication in HIV care
    P Todd Korthuis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2046-52. 2008
    ..Patient-centered care--including the domains of access and communication--is an important determinant of positive clinical outcomes...
  26. pmc Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity status
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1932-7. 2010
    ..Physician perception of medication adherence has been shown to affect prescribing patterns in other studies. More work is needed to understand how this perception may affect the care of patients with obesity...
  27. pmc Interactive and evaluative correlates of dialogue sequence: a simulation study applying the RIAS to turn taking structures
    Debra L Roter
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 71:26-33. 2008
    ..This study explores novel characterizations of turn taking structure and its interaction and evaluative correlates...
  28. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in patient perceptions of bias and cultural competence in health care
    Rachel L Johnson
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:101-10. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The moral nature of patient-centeredness: is it "just the right thing to do"?
    Patrick S Duggan
    Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:271-6. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the moral commitments that underlie patient-centered care...
  30. pmc A multicenter study of physician mindfulness and health care quality
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Ann Fam Med 11:421-8. 2013
    ..Interventions should determine whether improving clinician mindfulness can also improve patient health outcomes. ..
  31. pmc Providing support to patients in emotional encounters: a new perspective on missed empathic opportunities
    Ian Hsu
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:436-42. 2012
    ..Our study sought to characterize provider responses to patients' emotions, with the overall goal of better understanding reasons for lack of empathic response...
  32. pmc Hospital self-discharge among adults with sickle-cell disease (SCD): associations with trust and interpersonal experiences with care
    Carlton Haywood
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:289-94. 2010
    ....
  33. pmc Is the quality of the patient-provider relationship associated with better adherence and health outcomes for patients with HIV?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:661-5. 2006
    ....
  34. pmc Delving below the surface. Understanding how race and ethnicity influence relationships in health care
    Lisa A Cooper
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S21-7. 2006
    ..Finally, we suggest directions for future research on racial and ethnic health care disparities that uses a relationship-centered paradigm...
  35. pmc Physician burnout and patient-physician communication during primary care encounters
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Mason Lord Building Center Tower, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1581-8. 2008
    ..Although previous studies suggest an association between provider burnout and suboptimal self-reported communication, no studies relate physician burnout to observed patient-physician communication behaviors...
  36. pmc A video-intervention to improve clinician attitudes toward patients with sickle cell disease: the results of a randomized experiment
    Carlton Haywood
    Division of Hematology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:518-23. 2011
    ..Negative attitudes toward adults with sickle cell disease have been identified as an important barrier to the receipt of appropriate pain management for this patient population...
  37. pmc Motivational interviewing by HIV care providers is associated with patient intentions to reduce unsafe sexual behavior
    Tabor E Flickinger
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 93:122-9. 2013
    ..Little is known about the use of MI-consistent behavior among untrained providers. This study examines the prevalence of such behaviors and their association with patient intentions to reduce high-risk sexual behavior...
  38. doi request reprint The impact of depressive symptoms on patient-provider communication in HIV care
    Charles R Jonassaint
    a Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1185-92. 2013
    ..These negative attitudes may ultimately serve to adversely impact patient-provider communication and quality of HIV care. ..
  39. pmc Patient reactions to personalized medicine vignettes: an experimental design
    Morgan Butrick
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Genet Med 13:421-8. 2011
    ..This study describes patient responses to hypothetical conventional, race-based, or genetically personalized medicine prescriptions...
  40. pmc Patient use of weight-management activities: a comparison of patient and physician assessments
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:344-50. 2010
    ..Examine concordance between patient and physician assessments of patient self-reported use of weight-management activities...
  41. pmc Religious coping and hospital admissions among adults with sickle cell disease
    Shawn M Bediako
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Behav Med 34:120-7. 2011
    ..29, P < .05). These results indicate a need for further investigation of the roles that religion and spirituality play in adjustment to sickle cell disease and their influence on health care utilization patterns and health outcomes...
  42. pmc The impact of race and disease on sickle cell patient wait times in the emergency department
    Carlton Haywood
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:651-6. 2013
    ....
  43. pmc HIV providers' perceptions of and attitudes toward female versus male patients
    Oni J Blackstock
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:582-8. 2012
    ..Further study is needed to elucidate the role of providers' perceptions and attitudes about female and male patients in observed gender disparities in HIV care...
  44. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews of educational intervention studies
    Darcy Reed
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1080-9. 2005
    ..We offer suggestions for addressing these challenges and make recommendations for reporting, reviewing, and appraising interventions in medical education...
  45. pmc Examining the characteristics and beliefs of hydroxyurea users and nonusers among adults with sickle cell disease
    Carlton Haywood
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:85-7. 2011
    ..A deeper understanding of patient perspectives toward HU utilization is required as part of multipronged efforts to combat its underutilization in the treatment of SCD...
  46. pmc Counseling to reduce high-risk sexual behavior in HIV care: a multi-center, direct observation study
    Tabor E Flickinger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:416-24. 2013
    ..These findings suggest targets to improve communication regarding sexual risk reduction in HIV care...
  47. pmc Facilitating collaboration among academic generalist disciplines: a call to action
    Jean S Kutner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:172-6. 2006
    ..Collaboration among academic generalists will enhance opportunities for trainees, primary care research, and advocacy; conserve resources; and improve patient care...
  48. pmc Physician respect for patients with obesity
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1236-9. 2009
    ..Obesity stigma is common in our society, and a general stigma towards obesity has also been documented in physicians. We hypothesized that physician respect for patients would be lower in patients with higher body mass index (BMI)...
  49. pmc Systematic review: Hydroxyurea for the treatment of adults with sickle cell disease
    Sophie Lanzkron
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 7300, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:939-55. 2008
    ..Hydroxyurea is the only approved drug for treatment of sickle cell disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in receipt and use of health information in encounters between patients and physicians
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Med Care 44:97-9. 2006
  51. pmc Free to be you and me?
    Mary Catherine Beach
    J Gen Intern Med 20:312-3. 2005

Research Grants3

  1. Patient-Centeredness in Care of Vulnerable Populations
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Respect, Trust, and Patient Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Respect, Trust, and Patient Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease
    Mary Catherine Beach; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....