Alexander R Green

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of medical student self-rated preparedness to care for limited English proficiency patients
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 11:26. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Designing and implementing a cultural competence OSCE: lessons learned from interviews with medical students
    Alexander R Green
    Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:344-50. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Providing culturally competent care: residents in HRSA Title VII funded residency programs feel better prepared
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 83:1071-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Leveraging quality improvement to achieve equity in health care
    Alexander R Green
    Disparities Solutions Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:435-42. 2010
  5. pmc Barriers to screening colonoscopy for low-income Latino and white patients in an urban community health center
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:834-40. 2008
  6. pmc Implicit bias among physicians and its prediction of thrombolysis decisions for black and white patients
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1231-8. 2007
  7. pmc Interpreter services, language concordance, and health care quality. Experiences of Asian Americans with limited English proficiency
    Alexander R Green
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1050-6. 2005
  8. pmc Primary care resident perceived preparedness to deliver cross-cultural care: an examination of training and specialty differences
    Joseph A Greer
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1107-13. 2007
  9. pmc Measuring residents' perceived preparedness and skillfulness to deliver cross-cultural care
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1053-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to health promotion and disease prevention in the Latino population
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 02114, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 6:16-26; discussion 27-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Evaluation of medical student self-rated preparedness to care for limited English proficiency patients
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Educ 11:26. 2011
    ..We used data from a survey of medical students' cross-cultural preparedness, skills, and training to specifically explore their self-rated preparedness to care for LEP patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Designing and implementing a cultural competence OSCE: lessons learned from interviews with medical students
    Alexander R Green
    Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:344-50. 2007
    ..We designed an OSCE station emphasizing cross-cultural communication skills (ccOSCE) and interviewed students to better understand and improve upon this tool...
  3. doi request reprint Providing culturally competent care: residents in HRSA Title VII funded residency programs feel better prepared
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 83:1071-9. 2008
    ..The authors sought to determine whether primary care residents in Title VII-funded training programs feel better prepared than those in nonfunded programs to provide care to culturally diverse patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Leveraging quality improvement to achieve equity in health care
    Alexander R Green
    Disparities Solutions Center, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:435-42. 2010
    ..Health care organizations are engaged in efforts to improve quality in general but often make little attempt to address disparities...
  5. pmc Barriers to screening colonoscopy for low-income Latino and white patients in an urban community health center
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:834-40. 2008
    ..Colonoscopy is a screening modality for the early detection of colonic polyps and cancers but is underutilized, particularly among minorities...
  6. pmc Implicit bias among physicians and its prediction of thrombolysis decisions for black and white patients
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1231-8. 2007
    ..No study to date has measured physicians' unconscious racial bias to test whether this predicts physicians' clinical decisions...
  7. pmc Interpreter services, language concordance, and health care quality. Experiences of Asian Americans with limited English proficiency
    Alexander R Green
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1050-6. 2005
    ..Both interpreter- and language-concordant clinicians may help overcome these problems but few studies have compared these approaches...
  8. pmc Primary care resident perceived preparedness to deliver cross-cultural care: an examination of training and specialty differences
    Joseph A Greer
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1107-13. 2007
    ..The goals of this study were to identify factors that relate to primary care residents' perceived preparedness to provide cross-cultural care and to explore the extent to which these perceptions vary across primary care specialties...
  9. pmc Measuring residents' perceived preparedness and skillfulness to deliver cross-cultural care
    Elyse R Park
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1053-6. 2009
    ..As patient populations become increasingly diverse, we need to be able to measure residents' preparedness and skillfulness to provide cross-cultural care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to health promotion and disease prevention in the Latino population
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 02114, USA
    Clin Cornerstone 6:16-26; discussion 27-9. 2004
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  11. pmc The human face of health disparities
    Alexander R Green
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:303-8. 2003
    ..The purpose is to put faces and humanity onto the numbers. While we now have great bodies of evidence upon which to lobby for change, in the end, each statistic still represents a personal tragedy or an individual triumph...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bridging the digital divide in health care: the role of health information technology in addressing racial and ethnic disparities
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:437-45. 2011
    ..If carefully designed and implemented, HIT also has the potential to eliminate disparities...
  13. pmc Defining cultural competence: a practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:293-302. 2003
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  14. pmc A plan for action: key perspectives from the racial/ethnic disparities strategy forum
    Roderick K King
    The Disparities Solutions Center, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Milbank Q 86:241-72. 2008
    ..Racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the United States have been well documented, with research largely focusing on describing the problem rather than identifying the best practices or proven strategies to address it...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cultural competence and health care disparities: key perspectives and trends
    Joseph R Betancourt
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:499-505. 2005
    ..Yet the motivations for advancing cultural competence and approaches taken vary depending on mission, goals, and sphere of influence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care for Cambodian patients with diabetes: results from a qualitative study
    Megan R Renfrew
    Disparities Solutions Center, Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:633-55. 2013
    ..We recommend education for health care providers on patient-centered, cross-cultural care with an emphasis on the needs of Cambodians as well as culturally appropriate diabetes education for patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal impact of patient navigation on equity in colorectal cancer screening in a large primary care network
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea HealthCare Center, Chelsea, Massachusetts General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:2025-31. 2014
    ..The long-term effects of interventions to improve colorectal (CRC) screening in vulnerable populations are uncertain. The authors evaluated the impact of patient navigation (PN) on the equity of CRC prevention over a 5-year period...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of C-reactive protein levels in less versus more acculturated Hispanic adults in the United States (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2008)
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:665-9. 2012
    ..Inflammation may play an important role in explaining the association between acculturation and increased cardiovascular risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Racial and sex differences in emergency department triage assessment and test ordering for chest pain, 1997-2006
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:801-8. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether sociodemographic differences exist in triage assignment and whether these differences affect initial diagnostic testing in the emergency department (ED) for patients presenting with chest pain...
  20. doi request reprint Commentary: linking cultural competence training to improved health outcomes: perspectives from the field
    Joseph R Betancourt
    The Disparities Solutions Center, The Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 85:583-5. 2010
    ..Just as medicine strives to meet other challenges in U.S. health care, so should it focus on developing the skills needed to care for the country's diverse population...
  21. pmc A culturally tailored navigator program for colorectal cancer screening in a community health center: a randomized, controlled trial
    Sanja Percac-Lima
    Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea, MA 02150, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:211-7. 2009
    ..Minority racial/ethnic groups have low colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint The globalization of cross-cultural medical education and patient-centered care
    Alexander R Green
    The Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:238. 2008
  23. pmc Seizure visits in US emergency departments: epidemiology and potential disparities in care
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Int J Emerg Med 1:97-105. 2008
    ..Seizure accounts for higher proportions of ED visits among infants and toddlers, males and Blacks. Racial/ethnic disparities in neuroimaging and hospital admission merit further investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Student reflections on learning cross-cultural skills through a 'cultural competence' OSCE
    Elizabeth Miller
    Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Teach 29:e76-84. 2007
    ..Medical schools use OSCEs (objective structured clinical examinations) to assess students' clinical knowledge and skills, but the use of OSCEs in the teaching and assessment of cross-cultural care has not been well described...
  25. pmc Why the disease-based model of medicine fails our patients
    Alexander R Green
    Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York Presbyterian Hospital 505 E 70th St HT4 New York, NY 10021
    West J Med 176:141-3. 2002
  26. doi request reprint Can cultural competency self-assessment predict OSCE performance?
    Ming Jung Ho
    Med Educ 42:525. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Integrating social factors into cross-cultural medical education
    Alexander R Green
    Cornell Internal Medicine Associates, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acad Med 77:193-7. 2002
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