N R Powe

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
  2. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
  3. pmc Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Department of Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:39. 2008
  4. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007
  5. pmc Patients, populations and policy: patient outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    N R Powe
    Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 112:224-32; discussion 232-4. 2001
  6. pmc Public health surveillance of CKD: principles, steps, and challenges
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S37-45. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the optimal delivery of chronic kidney disease care
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:475-88. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversifying the racial and ethnic composition of the physician workforce
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:223-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Let's get serious about racial and ethnic disparities
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1271-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of renal replacement therapy in the United States: a population-based study of sociodemographic disparities from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II)
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:249-55. 2003

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Publications154 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States
    Ruben Amarasingham
    Department of Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:39. 2008
    ..This environment is not yet well defined. We examined whether specific hospital characteristics are associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems...
  4. pmc Attainment of clinical performance targets and improvement in clinical outcomes and resource use in hemodialysis care: a prospective cohort study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:5. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Patients, populations and policy: patient outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    N R Powe
    Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 112:224-32; discussion 232-4. 2001
    ..Better data on how processes of care are linked to health outcomes can inform decision making and allow educated cost cutting and quality maintenance...
  6. pmc Public health surveillance of CKD: principles, steps, and challenges
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S37-45. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the optimal delivery of chronic kidney disease care
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:475-88. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversifying the racial and ethnic composition of the physician workforce
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:223-4. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Let's get serious about racial and ethnic disparities
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1271-5. 2008
    ..Solutions have been slow incoming in large part because we have not held ourselves, and others, accountable for better results. It is time to get serious about equitable health care for all of us...
  10. ncbi request reprint Receipt of renal replacement therapy in the United States: a population-based study of sociodemographic disparities from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II)
    Neil R Powe
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:249-55. 2003
    ..We examined whether young adults, women, blacks, less-educated persons, the poor, and persons residing in less populated areas receive treatment when health insurance is no longer a barrier...
  11. ncbi request reprint To have and have not: Health and health care disparities in chronic kidney disease
    Neil R Powe
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Kidney Int 64:763-72. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-quality trade-offs in dialysis care: a national survey of dialysis facility administrators
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:116-26. 2002
    ..These results have important implications regarding proposed changes in the US capitated dialysis payment rate and current efforts to empower consumers of dialysis care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Septicemia in dialysis patients: incidence, risk factors, and prognosis
    N R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 55:1081-90. 1999
    ..To identify patients at high risk and to characterize modifiable risk factors for septicemia, we examined the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis for septicemia in a large, representative group of U.S. dialysis patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Race, gender, and partnership in the patient-physician relationship
    L Cooper-Patrick
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:583-9. 1999
    ..Many studies have documented race and gender differences in health care received by patients. However, few studies have related differences in the quality of interpersonal care to patient and physician race and gender...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing access to cardiovascular procedures in patients with chronic kidney disease: race, sex, and insurance
    G L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 21:367-76. 2001
    ..Health insurance contributed to the narrowing of differences. Procedure use for black men still lagged behind the other groups, suggesting the need for closer examination of health needs in this potentially vulnerable group...
  16. pmc Accuracy of patients' reports of comorbid disease and their association with mortality in ESRD
    Kerri L Cavanaugh
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:118-27. 2008
    ..Patient awareness of chronic diseases is low. Unawareness may represent poor understanding of chronic illness and may be associated with poor outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantation
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of for-profit ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for possible transplantation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in access to the kidney transplant waiting list for children and adolescents with end-stage renal disease
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 106:756-61. 2000
    ..Renal transplantation is the treatment of choice for pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Black patients wait longer for kidney transplants than do white patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relation between pediatric experience and treatment recommendations for children and adolescents with kidney failure
    S L Furth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 285:1027-33. 2001
    ..Whether differences in peritoneal dialysis use among children are due to the pediatric experience of the clinician has not been examined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mental health service utilization by African Americans and Whites: the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Follow-Up
    L Cooper-Patrick
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 37:1034-45. 1999
    ..To compare mental health service utilization and its associated factors between African Americans and whites in the 1980s and 1990s...
  21. pmc Agreement of self-reported comorbid conditions with medical and physician reports varied by disease among end-stage renal disease patients
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:634-42. 2007
    ..To compare self-report of eight diseases with review of medical records and physician reports...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reducing racial disparities in transplant activation: whom should we target?
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the Departments of Medicine, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:921-31. 2001
    ..Interventions targeted toward young and healthy blacks, who are most likely to benefit from transplantation, are urgently needed to narrow black-white differences in transplant activation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Timing of nephrologist referral and arteriovenous access use: the CHOICE Study
    B C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:494-501. 2001
    ..Thus, further efforts to improve both referral patterns and preparation for dialysis after referral are needed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Capitation for cardiologists: accepting risk for coronary artery disease under managed care
    R L McNamara
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 82:1178-82. 1998
    ..Using clinical measures may decrease the incentive for patient risk selection, but substantial financial risk to physicians would remain, because of a relatively few patients with high expenditures (or costs)...
  25. ncbi request reprint For-profit versus not-for-profit dialysis care for children with end stage renal disease
    S L Furth
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, The Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatrics 104:519-24. 1999
    ..We undertook a study to determine whether dialysis facility profit status influences the choice of dialysis therapy in the pediatric population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and baseline clinical predictors of future fatal versus nonfatal coronary heart disease events in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Camille A Pearte
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Circulation 113:2177-85. 2006
    ..Although >80% of annual coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths occur in adults aged >65 years and the population is aging rapidly, CHD event fatality and its predictors in the elderly have not been well described...
  27. ncbi request reprint Area socioeconomic status and progressive CKD: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:203-13. 2005
    ..We conducted a cohort study of 12,856 Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study participants to examine the independent risk for progressive CKD associated with living in a low SES area...
  28. pmc Race and trust in the health care system
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:358-65. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cause-specific hospital readmission in patients with heart failure
    Zaruhi V Babayan
    Department of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:411-8. 2003
    ..Repeated hospital readmissions are frequent and increasing over time in patients with heart failure (HF). The predictors for readmission in patients with HF are not completely understood...
  30. pmc Association of social support with outcomes in incident dialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1480-8. 2010
    ..The association of social support with outcomes in ESRD, overall and by peritoneal dialysis (PD) versus hemodialysis (HD), remains understudied...
  31. ncbi request reprint Perceived transparency and fairness of the organ allocation system and willingness to donate organs: a national study
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1778-87. 2007
    ..Interventions enhancing transparency and perceived fairness of organ allocation may improve willingness to donate, particularly if they address concerns regarding discrimination in transplantation and health care...
  32. pmc Prevention of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation. A meta-analysis of trials of anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs
    J B Segal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:56-67. 2000
    ..This review summarizes the evidence regarding the efficacy of these medications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Preferences for current health and their association with outcomes in patients with kidney disease
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 45:230-7. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic disease who express stronger preference for their current health might be expected to have better outcomes than patients who assign lower utility to their current health state...
  34. pmc Correlates and outcomes of fatigue among incident dialysis patients
    Manisha Jhamb
    Department of Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1779-86. 2009
    ..This study examines the correlates of self-reported fatigue at initiation of dialysis and after 1 yr and assesses the extent to which fatigue was associated with health-related quality of life and survival...
  35. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life during pregnancy and after delivery: the Health Status in Pregnancy (HIP) study
    Rosanna Setse
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:577-87. 2009
    ..Depressive symptoms are known to affect functioning in early pregnancy. We estimated the effect of a change in depressive symptoms status on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) throughout pregnancy and after delivery...
  36. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effects of nurse case manager and community health worker team interventions in urban African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:53-66. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The general public's concerns about clinical risk in live kidney donation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:186-93. 2002
    ..Efforts to educate the public regarding live donation might help assuage fears and attract those who may not otherwise donate...
  38. ncbi request reprint Whole body donation for medical science: a population-based study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Anat 17:570-7. 2004
    ..Efforts to enhance donation should seek to identify ways in which potential barriers to donation can be addressed by health professionals...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and prevalent cardiovascular disease in a dialysis population: The Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) study
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:108-16. 2003
    ..We studied the association of Lp(a) level and apo(a) size with prevalent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in 871 incident dialysis patients (261 blacks, 565 whites, 45 other)...
  40. pmc Blood pressure control among persons without and with chronic kidney disease: US trends and risk factors 1999-2006
    Laura C Plantinga
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hypertension 54:47-56. 2009
    ..Although some improvement has occurred over time, uncontrolled blood pressure remains highly prevalent, especially in subjects with chronic kidney disease and in nonwhites, older persons, and women. Therapy appears suboptimal...
  41. ncbi request reprint Determinants of willingness to donate living related and cadaveric organs: identifying opportunities for intervention
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Transplantation 73:1683-91. 2002
    ..It is also not known which factors might be most responsible for low rates of cadaveric and living related donation among the general public...
  42. ncbi request reprint Early, intermediate, and long-term risk factors for mortality in incident dialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) Study
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:831-40. 2007
    ..Knowing whether risk factors for mortality differ in dialysis patients who survive longer and the strengths of these risk factors for mortality change over time would assist physicians in making better prognostic judgments...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changes in serum calcium, phosphate, and PTH and the risk of death in incident dialysis patients: a longitudinal study
    M L Melamed
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 70:351-7. 2006
    ..Promising new interventions need to be rigorously tested in clinical trials for their ability to achieve normalization of bone mineral parameters and reduce deaths of dialysis patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Developing a health-related quality-of-life measure for end-stage renal disease: The CHOICE Health Experience Questionnaire
    A W Wu
    Departments of Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205-2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:11-21. 2001
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Relation of gender and health insurance to cardiovascular procedure use in persons with progression of chronic renal disease
    G L Daumit
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 38:354-65. 2000
    ..Women often are less likely than men to receive diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures for coronary disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint U.S. nephrologists' attitudes towards renal transplantation: results from a national survey
    M Thamer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Independent Dialysis Foundation, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 71:281-8. 2001
    ..The well-documented black-white disparities in use of renal transplantation may be due to unaccounted for factors or may arise at a subsequent step in the transplantation process...
  47. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes toward incentives for organ donation: a national study of different racial/ethnic and income groups
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:2774-85. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities are more supportive than Whites of some incentives. Persons with low income may be more accepting of certain monetary incentives...
  48. pmc Effect of hospital setting and volume on clinical outcomes in women with gestational and type 2 diabetes mellitus
    W K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1567-76. 2009
    ..Our objective was to estimate the effect of hospital setting and volume on childbirth morbidity and length of stay in pregnancies complicated by type 2 and gestational diabetes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Understanding disparities in donor behavior: race and gender differences in willingness to donate blood and cadaveric organs
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Med Care 40:85-95. 2002
    ..Few studies have examined which factors are most important in explaining race and gender disparities in willingness to donate...
  50. doi request reprint The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1788-94. 2009
    ..Although African American adults bear a disproportionate burden from diabetes mellitus (DM), few randomized controlled trials have tested culturally appropriate interventions to improve DM care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Type of vascular access and survival among incident hemodialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) Study
    Brad C Astor
    Johns Hopkins Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600 Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1449-55. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint The timing of specialist evaluation in chronic kidney disease and mortality
    Kraig S Kinchen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:479-86. 2002
    ..Care for chronic renal failure involves management of complications and preparation for possible dialysis. Patients often are not evaluated by nephrologists in a timely manner...
  53. pmc Healthy aging in neighborhoods of diversity across the life span (HANDLS): overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal, epidemiologic, urban study of health, race, and socioeconomic status
    Michele K Evans
    National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224 2816, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:267-75. 2010
    ..Examine the influences of race, socioeconomic status, sex, and age on barriers to participation in a study of cross-sectional differences and longitudinal changes in health-related outcomes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Small apolipoprotein(a) size predicts mortality in end-stage renal disease: The CHOICE study
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Circulation 106:2812-8. 2002
    ..Previous studies suggest that high Lp(a) levels and small apolipoprotein(a) [apo(a)] isoform size are associated with ASCVD, but none have investigated the relationship between Lp(a) level, apo(a) size, and mortality...
  55. ncbi request reprint Specialty of principal care physician and Medicare expenditures in patients with coronary artery disease: impact of comorbidity and severity
    R L McNamara
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:261-6. 2001
    ..To explore differences in expenditures for elderly patients with acute and chronic coronary artery disease according to the specialty of the principal care physician...
  56. ncbi request reprint The relation between funding by the National Institutes of Health and the burden of disease
    C P Gross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:1881-7. 1999
    ..The Institute of Medicine has proposed that the amount of disease-specific research funding provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) be systematically and consistently compared with the burden of disease for society...
  57. pmc A computerized tool for evaluating the effectiveness of preventive interventions
    G Daumit
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:244-53. 2001
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of hospitalizations for preterm labor in the United States
    W K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:95-101. 2000
    ..To determine patient factors associated with hospital care costs for preterm labor and to develop a clinically applicable cost model for evaluating economic consequences of interventions to reduce preterm-labor hospitalizations...
  59. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of agents for pharmacologic conversion of atrial fibrillation and subsequent maintenance of sinus rhythm: a meta-analysis of clinical trials
    M R Miller
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:1033-46. 2000
    ..Physicians have little evidentiary guidance for pharmacologic agent selection for atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  60. pmc MYH9 is associated with nondiabetic end-stage renal disease in African Americans
    W H Linda Kao
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Nat Genet 40:1185-92. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Association between cholesterol level and mortality in dialysis patients: role of inflammation and malnutrition
    Yongmei Liu
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:451-9. 2004
    ..This paradox may be explained by systemic inflammation and/or malnutrition, which are associated with lower cholesterol levels and higher mortality...
  62. pmc Phosphate levels and blood pressure in incident hemodialysis patients: a longitudinal study
    Cindy Xin Huang
    Johns Hopkins Sinai Hospital Program in Internal Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:321-31. 2008
    ..The effect of rigorous control of serum phosphate levels on arterial stiffness and blood pressure should be studied in clinical trials...
  63. pmc The association of provider communication with trust among adults with sickle cell disease
    Carlton Haywood
    Division of Hematology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:543-8. 2010
    ..Adults with sickle cell disease often report poor interpersonal healthcare experiences, including poor communication with providers. However, the effect of these experiences on patient trust is unknown...
  64. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening with helical computed tomography in older adult smokers: a decision and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Parthiv J Mahadevia
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 289:313-22. 2003
    ..Encouraged by direct-to-consumer marketing, smokers and their physicians are contemplating lung cancer screening with a promising but unproven imaging procedure, helical computed tomography (CT)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Association of clinic vascular access monitoring practices with clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 104:c151-9. 2006
    ..Early identification of access dysfunctions may be associated with improved patient outcomes. We examined whether patient outcomes were associated with vascular access monitoring practices in an incident dialysis cohort...
  66. pmc How important is intrinsic spirituality in depression care? A comparison of white and African-American primary care patients
    L A Cooper
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:634-8. 2001
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Does growth retardation indicate suboptimal clinical care in children with chronic renal disease and those undergoing dialysis?
    S L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Nephrol 21:463-9. 2001
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of hyperlipidemia in a cohort of United States kidney dialysis patients
    C S Fox
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:299-307. 2004
    ..Actual treatment patterns of hyperlipidemia are not well studied...
  69. ncbi request reprint Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement
    M D Cabana
    Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1458-65. 1999
    ..Despite wide promulgation, clinical practice guidelines have had limited effect on changing physician behavior. Little is known about the process and factors involved in changing physician practices in response to guidelines...
  70. ncbi request reprint Patterns of ambulatory care use for gynecologic conditions: A national study
    W K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:523-30. 2001
    ..The association of these factors with the site of care varies across different gynecologic conditions...
  71. ncbi request reprint Autologous blood transfusion in the United States: clinical and nonclinical determinants of use
    J B Segal
    Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 41:1539-47. 2001
    ..The use of autologous blood is not well quantified. This study aimed at identifying the frequency and determinants of use of autologous transfusion in the United States...
  72. ncbi request reprint Frequency of sit-down patient care rounds, attainment of clinical performance targets, hospitalization, and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Laura C Plantinga
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:3144-53. 2004
    ..This association may be due to the positive effect of collaborative discussion by the patient care team of short- and long-term care goals for individual patients...
  73. pmc Population-based screening for CKD
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S64-70. 2009
    ..We discuss how screening for chronic kidney disease meets many of these criteria, but also how the populations to which it is applied must be targeted and the strategies for testing must be clearly defined...
  74. ncbi request reprint Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status and progressive chronic kidney disease in an elderly population: The Cardiovascular Health Study
    Sharon Stein Merkin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Blatimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:809-21. 2007
    ..As such, living in a low SES area is associated with greater risk of pCKD in an elderly US population...
  75. ncbi request reprint Race-specific association of lipoprotein(a) with vascular access interventions in hemodialysis patients: the CHOICE Study
    Brad C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 61:1115-23. 2002
    ..Lp(a) may be more atherothrombotic in whites than in blacks. Data on the relation of Lp(a) and apo(a) isoform size to hemodialysis vascular access complications are limited...
  76. ncbi request reprint Frequency of patient-physician contact and patient outcomes in hemodialysis care
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:210-8. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint The impact of international medical graduate status on primary care physicians' choice of specialist
    Kraig S Kinchen
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:747-55. 2004
    ..Approximately one fourth of practicing physicians in the United States graduated from medical schools in other countries. It is unknown how the role of international medical graduate status affects physician decision-making...
  78. ncbi request reprint Traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in dialysis patients compared with the general population: the CHOICE Study
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Suite 2 637, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1918-27. 2002
    ..In summary, many ASCVD risk factors are more prevalent in ESRD than in the general population and may explain some, but probably not all, of the increased ASCVD risk in ESRD...
  79. ncbi request reprint Excess risk of chronic kidney disease among African-American versus white subjects in the United States: a population-based study of potential explanatory factors
    Michelle E Tarver-Carr
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2363-70. 2002
    ..Nearly one-half of the excess risk of CKD among African-American adults can be explained on the basis of potentially modifiable risk factors; however, much of the excess risk remains unexplained...
  80. pmc The role of cultural diversity climate in recruitment, promotion, and retention of faculty in academic medicine
    Eboni G Price
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:565-71. 2005
    ..Ethnic diversity among physicians may be linked to improved access and quality of care for minorities. Academic medical institutions are challenged to increase representation of ethnic minorities among health professionals...
  81. ncbi request reprint The contribution of sociodemographic, medical, and attitudinal factors to blood donation among the general public
    L E Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transfusion 42:669-78. 2002
    ..Few studies have simultaneously assessed the relative importance of sociodemographic, medical, and attitudinal factors in explaining which individuals are more likely to donate blood...
  82. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of immune thrombocytopenia: analyses of administrative data
    J B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:2377-83. 2006
    ..The prevalence of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in the USA is unknown. The paucity of data makes clinical trial design and resource allocation challenging...
  83. ncbi request reprint Lack of benefit for intravenous thrombolysis in patients with myocardial infarction who are older than 75 years
    D R Thiemann
    Division of Cardiology, Carnegie 568, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 6568, USA
    Circulation 101:2239-46. 2000
    ..There are no randomized trials of thrombolytic efficacy or observational studies of clinical effectiveness that focus specifically on the elderly...
  84. pmc Association of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in JAK3, STAT4, and STAT6 with new cardiovascular events in incident dialysis patients
    C John Sperati
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:845-55. 2009
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Predictors of amputation and survival following lower extremity revascularization in hemodialysis patients
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Kidney Int 65:613-20. 2004
    ..We studied the prognosis of ESRD patients undergoing their first revascularization procedure...
  86. ncbi request reprint The association between women's health information use and health care visits
    Wanda Nicholson
    Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:240-8. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of the type of information sources used on health services use...
  87. ncbi request reprint Postdischarge environmental and socioeconomic factors and the likelihood of early hospital readmission among community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries
    Alicia I Arbaje
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Gerontologist 48:495-504. 2008
    ..This study attempts to determine the associations between postdischarge environmental (PDE) and socioeconomic (SES) factors and early readmission to hospitals...
  88. ncbi request reprint Screening for proteinuria in US adults: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 290:3101-14. 2003
    ..Chronic kidney disease is a growing public health problem. Screening for early identification could improve health but could also lead to unnecessary harms and excess costs...
  89. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered communication, ratings of care, and concordance of patient and physician race
    Lisa A Cooper
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:907-15. 2003
    ..Little research has investigated the communication process in race-concordant and race-discordant medical visits...
  90. pmc Poverty, race, and CKD in a racially and socioeconomically diverse urban population
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:992-1000. 2010
    ..However, despite their frequent co-occurrence, the effect of low SES independent of race has not been well studied in CKD...
  91. doi request reprint Personal physicians as study investigators: impact on patients' willingness to participate in clinical trials
    Noelle S Sherber
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Dermatology, 6th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:227-32. 2009
    ..We asked whether patients are more willing to participate (WTP) in a cardiovascular drug trial if their personal rather than an unfamiliar physician were engaged as the study investigator...
  92. ncbi request reprint The relationship of race to women's use of health information resources
    Wanda K Nicholson
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Women s and Children s Health Policy Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:580-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine, among the general public, the independent effect of race on women's use of health information resources...
  93. ncbi request reprint Patient ratings of dialysis care with peritoneal dialysis vs hemodialysis
    Haya R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Quality of Care Research, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 291:697-703. 2004
    ..In light of conflicting evidence of differential effects of dialysis modality on survival, patient experience becomes a more important consideration in choosing between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Growth failure, risk of hospitalization and death for children with end-stage renal disease
    Susan L Furth
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:450-5. 2002
    ..7%, respectively) than in the normal growth group (15.6%). We conclude that growth failure is associated with a more-complicated clinical course and increased risk of death for children with kidney failure...
  95. ncbi request reprint Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus: a decision and cost-effectiveness analysis of four screening strategies
    Wanda K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe St, Phipps 247, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1482-4. 2005
  96. ncbi request reprint Provider roles in the recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials
    Mollie W Howerton
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 109:465-76. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current systematic review was to describe provider-related factors influencing recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials...
  97. ncbi request reprint High lipoprotein(a) levels and small apolipoprotein(a) size prospectively predict cardiovascular events in dialysis patients
    J Craig Longenecker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:1794-802. 2005
    ..Both LMW apo(a) size and high Lp(a) level predict ASCVD risk in dialysis patients, but the association of ASCVD with LMW isoforms is stronger than the association with high Lp(a) concentration...
  98. ncbi request reprint Outpatient prescriptions for atypical antipsychotics for African Americans, Hispanics, and whites in the United States
    Gail L Daumit
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument St, Suite 2 500, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:121-8. 2003
    ..We examined whether ethnic minorities achieve access to these new advanced treatments...
  99. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:289-300. 2007
    ..The periodic health evaluation (PHE) has been a fundamental part of medical practice for decades despite a lack of consensus on its value...
  100. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
    ..37 [95% CI: 2.00 to 2.81]). Chronic kidney disease is prevalent in undiagnosed and prehypertension. Earlier identification and treatment of both these conditions may prevent or delay morbidity and mortality from chronic kidney disease...
  101. pmc Spoken language development in children following cochlear implantation
    John K Niparko
    Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 303:1498-506. 2010
    ..Cochlear implantation is a surgical alternative to traditional amplification (hearing aids) that can facilitate spoken language development in young children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...

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