Kitty S Chan

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Do diabetic patients living in racially segregated neighborhoods experience different access and quality of care?
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 50:692-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Are prisoner characteristics associated with therapeutic community treatment process?
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:267-79. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Does patient-provider gender concordance affect mental health care received by primary care patients with major depression?
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Corporation, Health Program, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:122-32. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Review: electronic health records and the reliability and validity of quality measures: a review of the literature
    Kitty S Chan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:503-27. 2010
  5. pmc Validity and usefulness of members reports of implementation progress in a quality improvement initiative: findings from the Team Check-up Tool (TCT)
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Implement Sci 6:115. 2011
  6. pmc Measurement equivalence in ADL and IADL difficulty across international surveys of aging: findings from the HRS, SHARE, and ELSA
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:121-32. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint How do ethnicity and primary language spoken at home affect management practices and outcomes in children and adolescents with asthma?
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:283-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The PedsQL: reliability and validity of the short-form generic core scales and Asthma Module
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Corporation, Health Program, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Med Care 43:256-65. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews for evidence-based management: how to find them and what to do with them
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:806-12. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint How important are client characteristics to understanding treatment process in the therapeutic community?
    Kitty S Chan
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, 6th Floor, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:871-91. 2004

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Do diabetic patients living in racially segregated neighborhoods experience different access and quality of care?
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 50:692-9. 2012
    ..Place of residence, particularly residential segregation, has been implicated in health and health care disparities. However, prior studies have not focused on care for diabetes, a prevalent condition for minority populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are prisoner characteristics associated with therapeutic community treatment process?
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:267-79. 2007
    ..Treatment process scores were comparable for clients in the female program and the male program. However, the association of treatment process with client characteristics appears stronger in the male program...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does patient-provider gender concordance affect mental health care received by primary care patients with major depression?
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Corporation, Health Program, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:122-32. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether patient-provider gender concordance influences the detection and care of depression and comorbid anxiety and substance use in patients with major depression..
  4. doi request reprint Review: electronic health records and the reliability and validity of quality measures: a review of the literature
    Kitty S Chan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:503-27. 2010
    ..Finally, factors associated with poor or variability in data quality need to be better understood and effective interventions developed...
  5. pmc Validity and usefulness of members reports of implementation progress in a quality improvement initiative: findings from the Team Check-up Tool (TCT)
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Implement Sci 6:115. 2011
    ..Yet, the science for measuring context is immature. The goal of this study is to validate measures from a short instrument tailored to track dynamic context and progress for a team-based quality improvement (QI) intervention...
  6. pmc Measurement equivalence in ADL and IADL difficulty across international surveys of aging: findings from the HRS, SHARE, and ELSA
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:121-32. 2012
    ..To examine the measurement equivalence of items on disability across three international surveys of aging...
  7. ncbi request reprint How do ethnicity and primary language spoken at home affect management practices and outcomes in children and adolescents with asthma?
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:283-9. 2005
    ..However, little is known about how language barriers influence asthma management practices and outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The PedsQL: reliability and validity of the short-form generic core scales and Asthma Module
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Corporation, Health Program, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Med Care 43:256-65. 2005
    ..0 SF15, a shortened version of the 23-item PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales, which is a pediatric health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instrument, and the PedsQL 3.0 SF22 Asthma Module, a short-form of the PedsQL 3.0 Asthma Module...
  9. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews for evidence-based management: how to find them and what to do with them
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:806-12. 2004
    ..To identify strategies for retrieval and evaluation of systematic reviews from a management perspective...
  10. ncbi request reprint How important are client characteristics to understanding treatment process in the therapeutic community?
    Kitty S Chan
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, 6th Floor, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:871-91. 2004
    ..Future research should also examine the role of modifiable mediators so that appropriate strategies to enhance therapeutic engagement may be developed as necessary...
  11. doi request reprint Development and validation of a composite score based on clinically meaningful events for the opioid-related symptom distress scale
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 633, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1331-40. 2009
    ..To develop and validate a composite score based on clinically meaningful events (CMEs) for the opioid-related symptom distress scale (OR-SDS) that would be appropriate for use in postoperative clinical trials...
  12. pmc Residential segregation and disparities in health care services utilization
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:158-75. 2012
    ..Therefore, efforts to improve access to health care services and to eliminate health care disparities for African Americans and Hispanics should not only focus on individual-level factors but also include community-level factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mental health status and use of general medical services for persons with human immunodeficiency virus
    Geoffrey F Joyce
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 43:834-9. 2005
    ..Serious medical illness often is accompanied by psychological distress. Individuals experiencing mental disorders or symptoms have higher rates of morbidity and mortality, worse social functioning, and use of general medical services...
  14. pmc Residential segregation and the availability of primary care physicians
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:2353-76. 2012
    ..To examine the association between residential segregation and geographic access to primary care physicians (PCPs) in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)...
  15. pmc Evaluation of a quality improvement collaborative in asthma care: does it improve processes and outcomes of care?
    Matthias Schonlau
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:200-8. 2005
    ..We wanted to examine whether a collaborative to improve asthma care influences process and outcomes of care in asthmatic adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint The interview mode effect on the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression (CES-D) scale: an item response theory analysis
    Kitty S Chan
    Health Program, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 42:281-9. 2004
    ..Response anonymity has been proposed to explain this effect. However, the factors that contribute to this mode effect are not well understood. We used item response theory (IRT) to examine the nature of the CES-D mode effect...
  17. doi request reprint New paradigms for measuring clinical performance using electronic health records
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:200-5. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Implementing electronic health record-based quality measures for developmental screening
    Roxanne E Jensen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e648-54. 2009
    ..The goal was to examine the current abilities and future potential of electronic health record (EHR) systems to measure childhood developmental screening and follow-up rates in primary care settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Retention of court-referred youths in residential treatment programs: client characteristics and treatment process effects
    Maria Orlando
    RAND Drug Policy Research Center, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:337-57. 2003
    ..These results imply that changes in adolescent residential program delivery may serve to increase retention rates, thus improving long-term outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Combination antiretroviral therapy and improvements in mental health: results from a nationally representative sample of persons undergoing care for HIV in the United States
    Kitty S Chan
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California 90407 2128, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:104-11. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of children's health-related quality of life in the United States with a multidimensional index
    Alan E Simon
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e118-26. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Differences in education, knowledge, self-management activities, and health outcomes for patients with heart failure cared for under the chronic disease model: the improving chronic illness care evaluation
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Card Fail 11:405-13. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether participation in a quality improvement (QI) collaborative for heart failure (HF) was associated with better interpersonal aspects of care and health outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint A qualitative examination of primary care providers' and physician managers' uses and views of research evidence
    Karl A Lorenz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Veterans Integrated Palliative Program, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Code 111 G, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:409-14. 2005
    ..To examine the reasons and search strategies related to physicians' search for evidence and to compare clinician and physician manager approaches...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effectiveness of a collaborative for quality improvement in pediatric asthma care: does implementing the chronic care model improve processes and outcomes of care?
    Rita Mangione-Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:75-82. 2005
    ..To examine whether a collaborative to improve pediatric asthma care positively influenced processes and outcomes of that care...
  25. ncbi request reprint A telephone survey to measure communication, education, self-management, and health status for patients with heart failure: the Improving Chronic Illness Care Evaluation (ICICE)
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Card Fail 11:36-42. 2005
    ..Many aspects of quality of care for heart failure cannot be reliably obtained by chart review...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predicting DUI recidivism: Personality, attitudinal, and behavioral risk factors
    Terry L Schell
    RAND, Drug Policy Research Center, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica CA 90407 2138, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:33-40. 2006
    ..To predict DUI recidivism using personality, attitudinal, and behavioral factors...