C B Forrest

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The health profile of incarcerated male youths
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 105:286-91. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:215-22. 2002
  3. pmc Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:370-1. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research in pediatric settings: recent trends and future directions
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 111:171-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Managing the metric vs managing the patient: the physician's view of pay for performance
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Managemen, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:83-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Managed health plan effects on the specialty referral process: results from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:242-53. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:279-85. 2003
  9. pmc Primary care in the United States: primary care gatekeeping and referrals: effective filter or failed experiment?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 326:692-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood origins of adult health: a basis for life-course health policy
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:155-64. 2004

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint The health profile of incarcerated male youths
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 105:286-91. 2000
    ..To identify the health needs of adolescent males incarcerated in a juvenile justice facility and to compare their health profiles with those of male adolescents in the community...
  2. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:215-22. 2002
    ..To examine family physicians' referral decisions, which we conceptualized as having 2 phases: whether to refer followed by to whom to refer...
  3. pmc Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:370-1. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research in pediatric settings: recent trends and future directions
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 111:171-8. 2003
    ..Pediatric outcomes research examines the effects of health care delivered in everyday medical settings on the health of children and adolescents. It is an area of inquiry in its nascent stages of development...
  6. ncbi request reprint Managing the metric vs managing the patient: the physician's view of pay for performance
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Managemen, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:83-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Managed health plan effects on the specialty referral process: results from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:242-53. 2003
    ..This study examines the influence of gatekeeping arrangements and capitated primary care physician (PCP) payment on the specialty referral process in primary care settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:279-85. 2003
    ..To compare the rates and patterns of children's specialty referrals in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK)...
  9. pmc Primary care in the United States: primary care gatekeeping and referrals: effective filter or failed experiment?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 326:692-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood origins of adult health: a basis for life-course health policy
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:155-64. 2004
    ..Finally, it requires health policies to foster positive long-term outcomes focused on the individual, family, and community...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research on children, adolescents, and their families: directions for future inquiry
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:III19-23. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between healthcare use and children's healthcare needs as assessed from the perspectives of children themselves, parents, and healthcare practitioners...
  13. pmc Managed care, primary care, and the patient-practitioner relationship
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:270-7. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Coordination of specialty referrals and physician satisfaction with referral care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:499-506. 2000
    ..To describe how physicians coordinate patient care for specialty referrals and to examine the effects of these activities on referring physicians' satisfaction with the specialty care their patients receive and referral completion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary care safety-net delivery sites in the United States: A comparison of community health centers, hospital outpatient departments, and physicians' offices
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 284:2077-83. 2000
    ..The US primary care safety net is composed of a loose network of community health centers, hospital outpatient departments, and physicians' offices. National data on how the mix of patients and services differ across sites are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pediatric primary-specialty care interface: how pediatricians refer children and adolescents to specialty care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:705-14. 1999
    ..To describe how pediatricians refer patients to specialists, including frequency of referral decisions, reasons for referral, and types of referrals...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gatekeeping and referral of children and adolescents to specialty care
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 104:28-34. 1999
    ..In this study we examined how gatekeeping arrangements influence referrals to specialty care for children and adolescents in private and Medicaid insurance plans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Self-referral in point-of-service health plans
    C B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205USA
    JAMA 285:2223-31. 2001
    ..Few data are available from formal evaluations of this new type of plan...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of health problems and primary care physicians' specialty referral decisions
    C B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:427-32. 2001
    ..The researchers tested the hypothesis that the frequency with which patients present to primary care physicians with certain types of health problems is inversely related to the chances of specialty referral during an office visit...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the adolescent health profile-types
    A W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 36:1237-48. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the preliminary reliability and validity of a set 13 profiles of adolescent health that describe distinct patterns of health and health service requirements on four domains of health...
  21. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy of adolescent health: development of the adolescent health profile-types
    A W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 36:1228-36. 1998
    ..The intent was to be able to assign individuals to mutually exclusive and exhaustive groups that characterize the important aspects of their health and need for health services...
  22. ncbi request reprint Consumer experiences and provider perceptions of the quality of primary care: implications for managed care
    B Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:216-26. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which consumer and provider reports of primary care differ according to particular characteristics of the primary care setting...
  23. pmc Entry into primary care and continuity: the effects of access
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1330-6. 1998
    ..This study examined the relationship between access and use of primary care physicians as sources of first contact and continuity with the medical system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Child health services research. Challenges and opportunities
    C B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 277:1787-93. 1997
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  25. ncbi request reprint Parental preferences for primary and specialty care collaboration in the management of teenagers with congenital heart disease
    M R Miller
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 106:264-9. 2000
    ..We examined parental preferences for locus of service delivery for their teenager's congenital heart disease (CHD) and the influence of disease severity, sociodemographic factors, and insurance on these preferences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does community-governed nonprofit primary care improve access to services? Cross-sectional survey of practice characteristics
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Int J Health Serv 35:465-78. 2005
    ..The findings support the shift to nonprofit community governance occurring in New Zealand and elsewhere...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for case mix and social class in examining variation in home visits between practices
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Fam Pract 21:355-63. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether adjusting for clinical case mix and social class explains more of the variation in home visits between general practices than adjusting for age and sex alone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health center trends, 1994-2001: what do they portend for the federal growth initiative?
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:465-72. 2005
    ..There were no disparities in visit-based preventive services delivery by race/ethnicity or insurance status. Continued growth under the initiative is likely to help reduce health disparities and improve care for the underserved...
  29. 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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  30. ncbi request reprint Perceived health status and use of healthcare services among children and adolescents
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:405-14. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Immunization disparities in older Americans: determinants and future research needs
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:150-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the contribution that patient, physician, health system, and area-level characteristics make to these racial disparities in immunization...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of voluntary disenrollment from Medicare managed care
    Judy H Ng
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    Med Care 45:513-20. 2007
    ..However, total selection bias depends not only on who enrolls, but also on who disenrolls. Few studies examine selectivity in disenrollment; it is unclear how those who leave plans differ from those who remain...
  33. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007
    ..This study describes referral completion from the perspectives of patients and primary care physicians and identifies predictors of adherence to the referral recommendation...
  34. pmc Self-perceived health, functioning and well-being of very low birth weight infants at age 20 years
    Maureen Hack
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr 151:635-41, 641.e1-2. 2007
    ..To examine the self-perceived health of very low birth weight (VLBW; <1.5 kg) infants during young adulthood...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  36. ncbi request reprint The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
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  37. pmc Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:66-74. 2002
    ..To assess whether primary care performance of low-income women's primary care delivery sites is associated with the strength of their relationships with their physicians...
  38. ncbi request reprint Specialty referrals made during telephone conversations with parents: a study from the pediatric research in office settings network
    Gordon B Glade
    Pediatric Research in Office Settings PROS, Center for Child Health Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:93-8. 2002
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  39. ncbi request reprint Comparing apples with apples in clinical populations: applications of the adjusted Clinical Group System in British Columbia
    Robert J Reid
    Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Healthc Manage Forum 15:11-6. 2002
    ..The article describes how adjusted clinical groups are being applied to adjust capitation payments for physician groups in British Columbia's Primary Care Demonstration Project and profiles of physician practice activity...
  40. ncbi request reprint The mismatch between urban women's preferences for and experiences with primary care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Division of Cancer Prevention, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:191-203. 2002
    ..Differences in primary care attainment are not solely a matter of personal preferences; rather, they appear to be more strongly related to barriers to obtaining care...
  41. ncbi request reprint Variability in physician referral decisions
    Barbara Starfield
    School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:473-80. 2002
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  42. pmc Vulnerability and the patient-practitioner relationship: the roles of gatekeeping and primary care performance
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:138-44. 2003
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  43. ncbi request reprint Which enrollees bypass their gatekeepers in a point-of-service plan?
    Barbara L Braun
    Health Research Center, Park Nicollet Institute, St Louis Park, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Med Care 41:836-41. 2003
    ..The main objective of this study was to contrast patients who self-referred with those referred by their primary care physician...
  44. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
    ..African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts...
  45. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...
  46. pmc Primary care attributes and care for depression among low-income African American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1328-34. 2003
    ..We examined the association between attributes of primary care providers and care for depression, from a patients' perspective, among a sample of predominantly low-income African American women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Counting child health care professionals: will the United States ever have a coherent workforce policy for children's health care?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:13-4. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of physician shortages
    Barbara Starfield
    JAMA 291:1696; author reply 1696. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis-pediatric surgeons versus general surgeons
    Scott A Shipman
    Pediatrics 109:988-9. 2002
  50. pmc Diagnostic scope of and exposure to primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States: cross sectional analysis of results from three national surveys
    Andrew B Bindman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 334:1261. 2007
    ..To compare mix of patients, scope of practice, and duration of visit in primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States...
  51. pmc Correlates of behavioral care management strategies used by primary care pediatric providers
    James P Guevara
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:160-6. 2007
    ..To identify correlates of behavioral management strategies and to test whether children with more severe behavioral problems have care transferred to mental health specialists...
  52. ncbi request reprint Modernizing pediatric primary care to better manage children's behavioral health
    James P Guevara
    Curr Opin Pediatr 18:639-40. 2006
  53. pmc Adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests by family physicians and gynecologists
    Karen M Rappaport
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:927-47. 2004
    ..To examine reasons for the adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests...
  54. ncbi request reprint Strengthening primary care to bolster the health care safety net
    Christopher B Forrest
    JAMA 295:1062-4. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Childhood behavioral functioning and general pediatrics
    Christopher B Forrest
    Curr Opin Pediatr 15:621-3. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Healthcare insurance for all children: a necessary first step towards improving the health of the nation
    Christopher B Forrest
    Curr Opin Pediatr 17:751-2. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
    ..Despite its effectiveness in reducing mortality, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low, especially among low-income and minority groups; however, physician recommendation can increase screening rates...