D K Freeborn

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening and brief intervention for hazardous drinking in an HMO: effects on medical care utilization
    D K Freeborn
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:446-53. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction and well-being of primary care providers in managed care
    Donald K Freeborn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
    Eval Health Prof 25:239-54. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention in a primary care setting for hazardous drinkers
    R A Senft
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97227 1098, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:464-70. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns, health care utilization, and costs among HMO primary care patients
    M R Polen
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:378-99. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding physicians' imaging test use in low back pain care: the role of focus groups
    D Shye
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Division, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:83-91. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender and alcohol use: the roles of social support, chronic illness, and psychological well-being
    C A Green
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97227 1110, USA
    J Behav Med 24:383-99. 2001
  7. pmc Primary care physicians' use of lumbar spine imaging tests: effects of guidelines and practice pattern feedback
    D K Freeborn
    Kaiser Permanente, Center for Health Research, Northwest Division, Portland, Ore. 97227, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:619-25. 1997

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening and brief intervention for hazardous drinking in an HMO: effects on medical care utilization
    D K Freeborn
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:446-53. 2000
    ..7 vs. 6.6 days; p = .37). Although brief interventions to reduce hazardous drinking may potentially reduce medical care utilization, more evidence is needed to substantiate their practicality and cost-effectiveness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction and well-being of primary care providers in managed care
    Donald K Freeborn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
    Eval Health Prof 25:239-54. 2002
    ..They also were significantly less satisfied than the physicians with their incomes and fringe benefits. Our findings suggest that more attention should be given to practice conditions and compensation of PAs and NPs in managed care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention in a primary care setting for hazardous drinkers
    R A Senft
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97227 1098, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:464-70. 1997
    ..The study was designed to test a brief intervention for reducing alcohol consumption among moderate to heavy (hazardous) drinkers in a busy HMO primary care setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Drinking patterns, health care utilization, and costs among HMO primary care patients
    M R Polen
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:378-99. 2001
    ..Further study of former drinkers is warranted to examine the role of alcohol-related illnesses in the decision to quit drinking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding physicians' imaging test use in low back pain care: the role of focus groups
    D Shye
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Division, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:83-91. 1998
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender and alcohol use: the roles of social support, chronic illness, and psychological well-being
    C A Green
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97227 1110, USA
    J Behav Med 24:383-99. 2001
    ..Poor psychological well-being may be a modifiable risk factor for increased alcohol use among women; practitioners should be alert for greater consumption among men with few functional limitations and good health...
  7. pmc Primary care physicians' use of lumbar spine imaging tests: effects of guidelines and practice pattern feedback
    D K Freeborn
    Kaiser Permanente, Center for Health Research, Northwest Division, Portland, Ore. 97227, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:619-25. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Clinical practice guidelines and practice pattern feedback fail to achieve their goals when features of the practice setting and patient expectations and behavior are not identified and addressed...