Michael K Paasche-Orlow

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Readability standards for informed-consent forms as compared with actual readability
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:721-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of medical school institutional review board policies regarding compensation of subjects for research-related injury
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Med 118:175-80. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Notices of Privacy Practices: a survey of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 documents presented to patients at US hospitals
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 43:558-64. 2005
  4. pmc The prevalence of limited health literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:175-84. 2005
  5. pmc Numeracy and communication with patients: they are counting on us
    Andrea J Apter
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2117-24. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
  7. pmc Health literacy, antiretroviral adherence, and HIV-RNA suppression: a longitudinal perspective
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:835-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated women
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005
  9. pmc Tailored education may reduce health literacy disparities in asthma self-management
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:980-6. 2005
  10. pmc Impact of health literacy on depressive symptoms and mental health-related: quality of life among adults with addiction
    Alisa Lincoln
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:818-22. 2006

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Readability standards for informed-consent forms as compared with actual readability
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:721-6. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that text provided by IRBs in informed-consent forms falls short of the IRBs' own readability standards and that readability is influenced by the level of research activity, local literacy rates, and federal oversight...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of medical school institutional review board policies regarding compensation of subjects for research-related injury
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Med 118:175-80. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that informed consent language at U.S. medical schools would be particularly complex and fall short of IOM goals, especially for projects without industry sponsorship...
  3. ncbi request reprint Notices of Privacy Practices: a survey of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 documents presented to patients at US hospitals
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Med Care 43:558-64. 2005
    ..Federal regulation requires hospitals to present patients with a Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) that contains all stipulated content items, is readable by patients, and posted on institutional web sites...
  4. pmc The prevalence of limited health literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:175-84. 2005
    ..To systematically review U.S. studies examining the prevalence of limited health literacy and to synthesize these findings by evaluating demographic associations in pooled analyses...
  5. pmc Numeracy and communication with patients: they are counting on us
    Andrea J Apter
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2117-24. 2008
    ..This information is integrated into a hierarchical model of mathematical concepts and skills, which can guide clinicians toward numerical communication that is easier to use with patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint The causal pathways linking health literacy to health outcomes
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S19-26. 2007
    ..To provide an evidence-based review of plausible causal pathways that could best explain well-established associations between limited health literacy and health outcomes...
  7. pmc Health literacy, antiretroviral adherence, and HIV-RNA suppression: a longitudinal perspective
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:835-40. 2006
    ..Low health literacy has been associated with worse adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and higher HIV-RNA levels, but these relationships have not been evaluated in longitudinal analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated women
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005
    ..To identify the educational factors associated with HIV risk behaviors among incarcerated women...
  9. pmc Tailored education may reduce health literacy disparities in asthma self-management
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:980-6. 2005
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  10. pmc Impact of health literacy on depressive symptoms and mental health-related: quality of life among adults with addiction
    Alisa Lincoln
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:818-22. 2006
    ..Health literacy has been linked to health status in a variety of chronic diseases. However, evidence for a relationship between health literacy and mental health outcomes is sparse...
  11. pmc How health care systems can begin to address the challenge of limited literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:884-7. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint The implications of health literacy on patient-provider communication
    L Kari Hironaka
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 91 East Concord Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Dis Child 93:428-32. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: an overlooked factor in understanding HIV health disparities
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:374-8. 2007
    ..Limited health literacy may be a contributing factor to racial disparities in health care. This study examined the mediating effect of limited health literacy on the relationship between race and HIV-medication adherence...
  14. pmc Evidence does not support clinical screening of literacy
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:100-2. 2008
    ..There is fair evidence to suggest that possible harm outweighs any current benefits; therefore, clinical screening for literacy should not be recommended at this time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health literacy, health inequality and a just healthcare system
    Angelo E Volandes
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:5-10. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Institutional review board reform
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    N Engl J Med 347:1285-6. 2002