Darrell J Gaskin

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint The economic costs of pain in the United States
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pain 13:715-24. 2012
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Health status and access to care for children with special health care needs
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:29-35. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint An exploration of relative health stock in advanced cancer patients
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:614-24. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Exploring racial and ethnic disparities in prescription drug spending and use among Medicare beneficiaries
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:96-111. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Do minority patients use lower quality hospitals?
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inquiry 48:209-20. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities for hearing-impaired children in the United States
    Emily F Boss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:860-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. 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)...
  2. doi request reprint The economic costs of pain in the United States
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pain 13:715-24. 2012
    ..Our estimates are conservative because they do not include costs associated with pain for nursing home residents, children, military personnel, and persons who are incarcerated...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health status and access to care for children with special health care needs
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:29-35. 2005
    ..About 11-14% of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) have unmet needs during a given year. Little is known about the determinants of unmet health care needs for CSHCN...
  5. ncbi request reprint An exploration of relative health stock in advanced cancer patients
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:614-24. 2004
    ..Specifically, they estimated the effect of relative health stock on advanced cancer patients' decisions to participate in phase I clinical trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exploring racial and ethnic disparities in prescription drug spending and use among Medicare beneficiaries
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:96-111. 2006
    ..Little is known about why minority Medicare beneficiaries spend less on and use fewer prescription drugs than white Medicare beneficiaries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do minority patients use lower quality hospitals?
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inquiry 48:209-20. 2011
    ..Analysts and policymakers should be cautious when making generalizations about the overall service quality of hospitals that treat minority patients...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated community
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007
    ..Past research indicates that access to health care and utilization of services varies by sociodemographic characteristics, but little is known about racial differences in health care utilization within racially integrated communities...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities for hearing-impaired children in the United States
    Emily F Boss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:860-6. 2011
    ..This study aims to evaluate disparities in socioeconomic status and healthcare utilization in hearing-impaired children using a nationally representative sample...
  11. pmc Examining racial and ethnic disparities in site of usual source of care
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Morgan Hopkins Center of Health Disparities Solutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:22-30. 2007
    ..Therefore, in addition to focusing on provider-patient relationships, perhaps future research and policymakers should focus on system-level factors to explain and increase minority use of care in private physicians' offices...
  12. pmc The intersection of neighborhood racial segregation, poverty, and urbanicity and its impact on food store availability in the United States
    Kelly M Bower
    Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Department of Community and Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 58:33-9. 2014
    ..Neighborhood racial residential segregation, poverty, and urbanicity independently affect food store availability, but the interactions among them have not been studied...
  13. pmc Level of evidence of the value of care in federally qualified health centers for policy making
    Kevin Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 1:75-82. 2007
    ..Not all cost-effectiveness studies employ formal peer-reviewed methodologies. A review of the literature on CHCs' cost effectiveness is necessary to assess whether a higher level of evidence is needed to guide future policy...
  14. pmc Are there racial disparities in psychotropic drug use and expenditures in a nationally representative sample of men in the United States? Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
    Geraldine Pierre
    1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Mens Health 8:82-90. 2014
    ..Consistent with previous literature, racial and ethnic disparities in the use of psychotropic drugs present problems of access to mental health care and services...
  15. pmc The determinants of HMOs' contracting with hospitals for bypass surgery
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:963-84. 2002
    ..However, are HMOs compromising quality to lower costs? To address this and other questions we identify factors that influence HMOs' selective contracting for coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The correlation between patient characteristics and expectations of benefit from Phase I clinical trials
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Cancer 98:166-75. 2003
    ..The authors examined a range of patient characteristics to determine which factors were associated with greater expectations of benefit from Phase I trials...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do children receiving Supplemental Security Income who are enrolled in Medicaid fare better under a fee-for-service or comprehensive capitation model?
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    Pediatrics 114:196-204. 2004
    ..Little research has examined how children with SHCN who qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) fare under managed care versus the fee-for-service (FFS) system...
  18. pmc Factors affecting plan choice and unmet need among supplemental security income eligible children with disabilities
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown Public Policy Institute, 3520 Prospect St NW, Room 423, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1379-99. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Plan choice and changes in access to care over time for SSI-eligible children with disabilities
    Pamela N Roberto
    US Government Accountability Office, USA
    Inquiry 42:145-59. 2005
    ..Possible explanations for the deterioration in access associated with FFS include the lack of case management services, lower reimbursement relative to the partially capitated managed care plan, and provider availability...
  20. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' ratings of access: do children with special health care needs fare better under fee-for-service or partially capitated managed care?
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Care 45:146-53. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Health supervision visits among SSI-eligible children in the D.C. Medicaid program: a comparison of enrollees in fee-for-service and partially capitated managed care
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Inquiry 45:198-214. 2008
    ..Moreover, we find that selection due to unobservable characteristics does not significantly bias the estimated program effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Partially capitated managed care versus FFS for special needs children
    Cynthia R Schuster
    THE RAND CORPORATION, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:109-23. 2007
    ..We attribute much of these disparities in use of therapeutic services at school to the availability of case management and coordination that is an integral component of the partially capitated MCP...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hospitals' care of uninsured patients during the 1990s: the relation of teaching status and managed care to changes in market share and market concentration
    Joel S Weissman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare System, Boston 02114, USA
    Inquiry 40:84-93. 2003
    ..all patients) was greater in areas with high managed care levels than in areas with low managed care levels (p < .01). These results have implications for the design of payment policies for indigent care...