Karen Donelan

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perspectives of physicians and nurse practitioners on primary care practice
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1898-906. 2013
  2. pmc Experience with health coach-mediated physician referral in an employed insured population
    Karen Donelan
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1071-7. 2010
  3. pmc Medical interpreter knowledge of cancer and cancer clinical trials
    Karen Donelan
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer 115:3283-92. 2009
  4. pmc Patient perspectives of clinical care and patient navigation in follow-up of abnormal mammography
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:116-22. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Health policy thoughtleaders' views of the health workforce in an era of health reform
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nurs Outlook 58:175-80. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1628-38. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Differing attitudes toward fetal care by pediatric and maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Stephen D Brown
    Department of Radiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1534-40. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Electronic health records' limited successes suggest more targeted uses
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:639-46. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Percutaneous breast biopsy: effect on short-term quality of life
    Kathryn L Humphrey
    From the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass
    Radiology 270:362-8. 2014

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Perspectives of physicians and nurse practitioners on primary care practice
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:1898-906. 2013
    ..Policy analysts have proposed expanding the supply and scope of practice of nurse practitioners to address increased demand for primary care providers. These proposals are controversial...
  2. pmc Experience with health coach-mediated physician referral in an employed insured population
    Karen Donelan
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1071-7. 2010
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  3. pmc Medical interpreter knowledge of cancer and cancer clinical trials
    Karen Donelan
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer 115:3283-92. 2009
    ..Cancer patients with limited English proficiency may need specialized assistance to communicate with health professionals about cancer and clinical trials...
  4. pmc Patient perspectives of clinical care and patient navigation in follow-up of abnormal mammography
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:116-22. 2011
    ..Patient navigation has been shown to improve timely follow-up of abnormal breast screenings for underserved patients. Few studies showed the impact of navigation on patient experiences of care...
  5. doi request reprint Health policy thoughtleaders' views of the health workforce in an era of health reform
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nurs Outlook 58:175-80. 2010
    ..This study highlights a critical gap in effective policy advocacy and leadership to advance nurse workforce issues higher on the national health agenda...
  6. doi request reprint Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
    ..This study assessed physicians' adoption of outpatient electronic health records, their satisfaction with such systems, the perceived effect of the systems on the quality of care, and the perceived barriers to adoption...
  7. doi request reprint Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1628-38. 2009
    ..Despite a consensus that the use of health information technology should lead to more efficient, safer, and higher-quality care, there are no reliable estimates of the prevalence of adoption of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals...
  8. doi request reprint Differing attitudes toward fetal care by pediatric and maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Stephen D Brown
    Department of Radiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1534-40. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Electronic health records' limited successes suggest more targeted uses
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:639-46. 2010
    ..Instead, policies are needed that encourage the use of electronic health records in ways that will lead to improvements in care...
  10. doi request reprint Percutaneous breast biopsy: effect on short-term quality of life
    Kathryn L Humphrey
    From the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass
    Radiology 270:362-8. 2014
    ..To examine the effects of percutaneous breast biopsy on short-term quality of life...
  11. doi request reprint Does professional orientation predict ethical sensitivities? Attitudes of paediatric and obstetric specialists toward fetuses, pregnant women and pregnancy termination
    Stephen D Brown
    Department of Radiology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Med Ethics 40:117-22. 2014
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  12. pmc Registered nurses' use of electronic health records: findings from a national survey
    Catherine DesRoches
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Medscape J Med 10:164. 2008
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  13. pmc Electronic health records in small physician practices: availability, use, and perceived benefits
    Sowmya R Rao
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Biostatistics Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:271-5. 2011
    ..To examine variation in the adoption of electronic health record (EHR) functionalities and their use patterns, barriers to adoption, and perceived benefits by physician practice size...
  14. doi request reprint The forgotten team member: meeting the needs of oncology support staff
    Barbara J Cashavelly
    MGH Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Oncologist 13:530-8. 2008
    ..Emotional impact, patient relationships, and team relationships were addressed. These data would help shape the development of an oncology support staff program...
  15. doi request reprint Consumer comprehension of surgeon performance data for coronary bypass procedures
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1400-5; discussion 1405-6. 2011
    ..Limited information is available about how the public actually interprets these data...
  16. ncbi request reprint Public perceptions of nursing careers: the influence of the media and nursing shortages
    Karen Donelan
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Nurs Econ 26:143-50, 165. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Prenatally diagnosed fetal conditions in the age of fetal care: does who counsels matter?
    Stephen D Brown
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:409.e1-11. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize practices and attitudes of maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) and fetal care pediatric (FCP) specialists regarding fetal abnormalities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Real-time rationing of scarce resources: the Northeast Proton Therapy Center experience
    Reshma Jagsi
    DPhil, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cox 3, 100 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2246-50. 2004
  19. pmc Patient and societal value functions for the testing morbidities index
    J Shannon Swan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 33:819-38. 2013
    ..We developed preference-based and summated scale scoring for the Testing Morbidities Index (TMI) classification, which addresses short-term effects on quality of life from diagnostic testing before, during, and after testing procedures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants' perceptions and knowledge of health insurance coverage: implications for the Affordable Care Act
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:251-9. 2012
    ..The current study explored adult childhood cancer survivors' quality of health insurance coverage...
  21. ncbi request reprint Retail venue based screening mammography: assessment of women's preferences
    Supriya Gupta
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital, White 270, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 19:1268-72. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore women's interest and preferences in undergoing screening mammography in a retail health care setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening for psychosocial distress: a national survey of oncologists
    William F Pirl
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Support Oncol 5:499-504. 2007
    ..Future efforts should focus on the dissemination and validation of the NCCN guidelines...
  23. ncbi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future: views from nursing students, RNs, and CNOs
    Karen Donelan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:150-6, 180, 147. 2005
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  24. doi request reprint Responsiveness of the testing morbidities index in colonoscopy
    J Shannon Swan
    Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Value Health 16:1046-53. 2013
    ..To add to prior work on the validity of the TMI classification, responsiveness of a summated scale version was evaluated in 71 colonoscopy patients. Further data on construct validity were also obtained...
  25. ncbi request reprint National surveys of military personnel, nursing students, and the public: drivers of military nursing careers
    Karen Donelan
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114
    Mil Med 179:565-72. 2014
    ..Data are needed to plan for recruitment incentives and the impact of those incentives on targeted populations of likely future nurses...
  26. pmc Journal club: How radiation exposure histories influence physician imaging decisions: a multicenter radiologist survey study
    Pari V Pandharipande
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:1275-83. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to evaluate the influence of patient radiation exposure histories on radiologists' imaging decisions...
  27. ncbi request reprint How common are electronic health records in the United States? A summary of the evidence
    Ashish K Jha
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w496-507. 2006
    ..Large gaps in knowledge, including information about EHR use among safety-net providers, pose critical challenges for the development of policies aimed at speeding adoption...
  28. pmc Provision of fluoride varnish to Medicaid-enrolled children by physicians: the Massachusetts experience
    Inyang A Isong
    Harvard Medical School, Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospitalfor Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1843-62. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of a 2008 Medicaid policy in Massachusetts (MA), regarding reimbursing physicians for providing fluoride varnish (FV) to eligible children in medical settings...