Neil A Holtzman

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint What role for public health in genetics and vice versa?
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Community Genet 9:8-20. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The quality of media reports on discoveries related to human genetic diseases
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Community Genet 8:133-44. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of hyperbilirubinemia: quality of evidence and cost
    Neil A Holtzman
    Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1086-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical aspects of genetic testing in the workplace
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Community Genet 6:136-8. 2003
  6. pmc The strange malady of Alessandro's uncle
    Neil A Tony Holtzman
    McKusick Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 335:1306-7. 2007
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Houseofficers' reactions to media coverage about the sequencing of the human genome
    Gail Geller
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2211-20. 2003

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
    ..Primary health care can now be measured and assessed; all innovations and enhancements in it must serve its essential features in order to be useful...
  2. ncbi request reprint What role for public health in genetics and vice versa?
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Community Genet 9:8-20. 2006
    ..Some epidemiologists and geneticists claim that integrating genetics into public health policies and programs is necessary and unavoidable...
  3. ncbi request reprint The quality of media reports on discoveries related to human genetic diseases
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Community Genet 8:133-44. 2005
    ..To examine (1) the quality of media reports (newspapers, television and public radio) of genetic discoveries with medical relevance and (2) factors related to the completeness and balance of the stories...
  4. ncbi request reprint Management of hyperbilirubinemia: quality of evidence and cost
    Neil A Holtzman
    Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1086-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical aspects of genetic testing in the workplace
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Community Genet 6:136-8. 2003
    ..Workers or their representatives should be involved in deciding when and how genetic testing in the workplace is done...
  6. pmc The strange malady of Alessandro's uncle
    Neil A Tony Holtzman
    McKusick Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 335:1306-7. 2007
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005
    ..We tested the association between the availability of primary care and income inequality on several categories of mortality in US counties...
  10. ncbi request reprint Houseofficers' reactions to media coverage about the sequencing of the human genome
    Gail Geller
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2211-20. 2003
    ..However, this will require that physicians develop an appreciation of the newsmaking process, and how subtle interactions between politics, the media and science influence the "framing" of media coverage...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  13. ncbi request reprint Primary care quality: community health center and health maintenance organization
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    South Med J 96:787-95. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint The relationship between primary care, income inequality, and mortality in US States, 1980-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:412-22. 2003
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  15. pmc The primary care physician workforce: ethical and policy implications
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:486-91. 2007
    ..We undertook a study to examine the characteristics of countries exporting physicians to the United States according to their relative contribution to the primary care supply in the United States...
  16. ncbi request reprint Scientists' and science writers' experiences reporting genetic discoveries: toward an ethic of trust in science journalism
    Gail Geller
    Phoebe Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Genet Med 7:198-205. 2005
    ..To describe the relationship between scientists and science writers and their experiences with media reporting of genetic discoveries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Equity, social determinants, and children's rights: coming to grips with the challenges
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:134-7. 2005
  18. pmc Comorbidity and the use of primary care and specialist care in the elderly
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:215-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between morbidity burden, comorbid conditions, and use of primary care and specialist services..
  19. ncbi request reprint Primary care, race, and mortality in US states
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005
    ..The study provides evidence that primary care resources are associated with population health and could aid in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The medical home, access to care, and insurance: a review of evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1493-8. 2004
    ..To review the extent to which the literature supports the position that a medical home is important and to review the extent to which insurance is related to having a medical home...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary care, income inequality, and stroke mortality in the United States: a longitudinal analysis, 1985-1995
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stroke 34:1958-64. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to test whether primary care reduces the impact of income inequality on stroke mortality...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. pmc William Pickles Lecture. Primary and specialty care interfaces: the imperative of disease continuity
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Br J Gen Pract 53:723-9. 2003
  26. doi request reprint Multimorbidity and its measurement
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Health Policy 103:3-8. 2011
    ..In addition to its research uses, it is being employed in many countries in various applications as a policy to better understand health needs of populations and tailor health services resources to health needs...
  27. doi request reprint Ambulatory specialist use by nonhospitalized patients in us health plans: correlates and consequences
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:216-25. 2009
    ..Controlling for differences in the degree of morbidity, receiving care from multiple specialists is associated with higher costs, more procedures, and more medications, independent of the number of visits and age of the patient...
  28. ncbi request reprint U.S. child health: what's amiss, and what should be done about it?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:165-70. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The media and public reaction to genetic research
    Gail Geller
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 287:773. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of specialist supply on populations' health: assessing the evidence
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Adverse effects from inappropriate or unnecessary specialist use may be responsible for the absence of relationship between specialist supply and mortality...
  31. pmc Commentary: primary care and health outcomes: a health services research challenge
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2252-6; discussion 2294-323. 2007
  32. pmc Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1038-41. 2007
    ..A health system oriented around a strong primary care base is an example of such a strategy...
  33. pmc Why is the grass greener?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 330:727-9. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of primary care and what States can do
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N C Med J 68:204-7. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint How does the mode of inheritance of a genetic condition influence families? A study of guilt, blame, stigma, and understanding of inheritance and reproductive risks in families with X-linked and autosomal recessive diseases
    Cynthia A James
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Genet Med 8:234-42. 2006
    ..While the mode of inheritance of a genetic condition has long been considered to have not only medical, but also psychosocial consequences for families, this supposition has never been tested...
  36. doi request reprint Access, primary care, and the medical home: rights of passage
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 46:1015-6. 2008
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Primary health care and responsibilities of public health in 6 countries of Europe and North America: a pilot study]
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:17-26. 2004
    ..In order to know the locus of responsibility for various types of preventive activities, we undertook an inquiry on eight areas in six countries from Europe and North America...
  39. ncbi request reprint Primary care and genetic services. Health care in evolution
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Eur J Public Health 12:51-6. 2002
    ..Several models for dealing with these challenges are presented, including algorithms that aid in recognizing genetic problems...
  40. ncbi request reprint Global health, equity, and primary care
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University and Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:511-3. 2007
    ..World organizations of primary care physicians need to take up the challenge before it becomes a crisis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, expenditures, and complications of multiple chronic conditions in the elderly
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 304, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2269-76. 2002
    ..The prevalence, health care expenditures, and hospitalization experiences are important considerations among elderly populations with multiple chronic conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pathways of influence on equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1355-62. 2007
    ..It makes the case for a conceptualization of influences on equity that explicitly includes distribution of health as an outcome as well as characteristics of the society as influences...
  43. ncbi request reprint Primary care and specialty care: a role reversal?
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Educ 37:756-7. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Mapping the human genome: an assessment of media coverage and public reaction
    Ellen S Tambor
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Genet Med 4:31-6. 2002
    ..To assess public reactions to the June 26, 2000, announcement that scientists had nearly finished mapping the human genome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of reproductive risk and carrier testing among adolescent sisters of males with chronic granulomatous disease
    Cynthia A James
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0409, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 119:60-9. 2003
    ..Published 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Physicians' propensity to offer genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease: results from a survey
    Gary A Chase
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Mediicne, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Genet Med 4:297-303. 2002
    ..Examine physician knowledge, preferences, and use of genetic tests for Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint An international perspective on the basis for payment for performance
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Prim Care 18:399-404. 2010
    ..Attention to resolution of patients' problems is an important aim of quality improvement activities. Alternative modes of improving patient care may be better than the QOF...
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality and outcomes framework: patient-centred?
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 372:692-4. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint On continuity of care in pediatric training
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1082. 2004
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Foreward. Improving children's health. How population-based research can inform policy--the Manitoba experience
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Can J Public Health 93:S7. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint A case for government ownership of primary care services in New Zealand: weighing the arguments
    Peter Crampton
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:709-27. 2004
    ..The authors argue that private organizations that lack community governance have a lesser role...
  54. ncbi request reprint Equity and health: a perspective on nonrandom distribution of health in the population
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 12:384-7. 2002
    ....
  55. pmc Primary care, self-rated health, and reductions in social disparities in health
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore MD 21205 1996, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:529-50. 2002
    ..To examine the extent to which good primary-care experience attenuates the adverse association of income inequality with self-reported health...