L I Iezzoni

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Policy concerns raised by the growing U.S. population aging with disability
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Room 901B, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 7:S64-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Disability as a covariate in risk adjustment models for predicting hospital deaths
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:17-22. 2014
  3. pmc Prevalence of current pregnancy among US women with and without chronic physical disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care 51:555-62. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Training physicians about caring for persons with disabilities: "Nothing about us without us!"
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:136-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Hard lessons from a long hospital stay
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Nurs 112:39-42. 2012
  6. pmc Multiple chronic conditions and disabilities: implications for health services research and data demands
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Room 901B, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1523-40. 2010
  7. pmc Physical access barriers to care for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among women with mobility impairments
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:711-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Treatment disparities for disabled medicare beneficiaries with stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:595-601. 2008
  9. pmc Implications of mobility impairment on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:45-52. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Eliminating health and health care disparities among the growing population of people with disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1947-54. 2011

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Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Policy concerns raised by the growing U.S. population aging with disability
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Room 901B, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 7:S64-8. 2014
    ..As these investigations move forward, bridging the divide between approaches addressing elderly individuals versus persons with disabilities will be critical...
  2. doi request reprint Disability as a covariate in risk adjustment models for predicting hospital deaths
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:17-22. 2014
    ..The risk of not adjusting for baseline disability could be efforts by physicians and hospitals to avoid treating patients with significant disabilities. ..
  3. pmc Prevalence of current pregnancy among US women with and without chronic physical disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care 51:555-62. 2013
    ..However, little is known about their reproductive experiences. Historically, women with physical disabilities have confronted stigmatized attitudes about becoming pregnant...
  4. doi request reprint Training physicians about caring for persons with disabilities: "Nothing about us without us!"
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:136-9. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Hard lessons from a long hospital stay
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Nurs 112:39-42. 2012
    ..They believe that inadequate staffing and insufficient training and supervision of nursing assistants, among other factors, underlay these problems...
  6. pmc Multiple chronic conditions and disabilities: implications for health services research and data demands
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Room 901B, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1523-40. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Physical access barriers to care for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among women with mobility impairments
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:711-7. 2010
    ..To explore the perceptions of patients with breast cancer with mobility impairments of the physical accessibility of healthcare facilities and equipment...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment disparities for disabled medicare beneficiaries with stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:595-601. 2008
    ..Treatment disparities for disabled Medicare beneficiaries with stage I non-small cell lung cancer...
  9. pmc Implications of mobility impairment on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:45-52. 2011
    ..Among women with chronic, preexisting mobility impairments, we sought to explore how their mobility difficulties affected the diagnosis and treatment of early-stage breast cancer..
  10. doi request reprint Eliminating health and health care disparities among the growing population of people with disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1947-54. 2011
    ..Eliminating these multifaceted disadvantages among people with disabilities should be a critical national priority...
  11. doi request reprint Blocked
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:203-9. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Turning the disability tide: the importance of definitions
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 299:332-4. 2008
  13. doi request reprint Uninsured persons with disability confront substantial barriers to health care services
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Disabil Health J 4:238-44. 2011
    ..The study objectives were to characterize working-age adults with disabilities who lack health insurance and to examine their self-reported barriers to care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Working-age persons with multiple sclerosis and access to disease-modifying medications
    L I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Charles A Dana Research Institute, and the Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mult Scler 14:112-22. 2008
    ..4% worried ;a lot' about getting MS medications when they needed them. Substantial fractions of persons with MS confront financial and health plan-related barriers to obtaining MS drugs...
  15. doi request reprint Disability legacy of the Haitian earthquake
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:812-4. 2010
    ..Ultimately, one positive legacy of Haiti's earthquake could be the emergence of social attitudes, public policies, and physical environments that more fully accommodate disability across the life span...
  16. doi request reprint Patterns of mobility aid use among working-age persons with multiple sclerosis living in the community in the United States
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, DHarvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Disabil Health J 2:67-76. 2009
    ..Difficulty walking is the most visible sign of disability among persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). However, little is known about mobility aid use by persons with MS living in the community...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of administrative data to find substandard care: validation of the complications screening program
    S N Weingart
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Charles A Dana Research Institute, and the Harvard Thorndike Library, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 38:796-806. 2000
    ..Our objective was to validate whether a screening method that uses data from standard hospital discharge abstracts identifies complications of care and potential quality problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does clinical evidence support ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding of complications?
    E P McCarthy
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Charles A Dana Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 38:868-76. 2000
    ..Prior studies of coding validity have investigated whether coding guidelines were met, not whether the clinical condition was actually present...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does the Complications Screening Program flag cases with process of care problems? Using explicit criteria to judge processes
    L I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 11:107-18. 1999
    ..The Complications Screening Program (CSP) aims to identify 28 potentially preventable complications of hospital care using computerized discharge abstracts, including demographic information, diagnosis and procedure codes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Identification of in-hospital complications from claims data. Is it valid?
    A G Lawthers
    Center for Quality of Care Research and Education, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 38:785-95. 2000
    ....
  21. pmc Mobility impairments and use of screening and preventive services
    L I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:955-61. 2000
    ..This study examined use of screening and preventive services among adults with mobility problems (difficulty walking, climbing stairs, or standing for extended periods)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening inpatient quality using post-discharge events
    L I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Care 37:384-98. 1999
    ..Decreasing hospital lengths of stay (LOS) hamper efforts to detect and to definitively treat complications of care. Patients leave before some complications are identified...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mobility problems and perceptions of disability by self-respondents and proxy respondents
    L I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Charles A Dana Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 38:1051-7. 2000
    ..The Americans With Disabilities Act defines disability on the basis of physical or mental impairments or external perceptions of impairment...
  24. pmc Linguistic and cultural barriers to care
    Quyen Ngo-Metzger
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:44-52. 2003
    ..Primarily because of immigration, Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse minority groups in the United States. However, little is known about their perspectives on health care quality...
  25. pmc Mobility difficulties are not only a problem of old age
    L I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:235-43. 2001
    ..Lower extremity mobility difficulties often result from common medical conditions and can disrupt both physical and emotional well-being...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of screening and preventive services among women with disabilities
    L I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Charles A Dana Research Institute, Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med Qual 16:135-44. 2001
    ..4-0.9), mammograms (odds ratio, 0.7; 95% confidence interval, 0.5-0.9), and smoking queries (odds ratio, 0.6; 95% confidence interval, 0.5-0.8). Various approaches exist to improve access for disabled women to health care services...
  27. pmc Disparities in breast cancer treatment and survival for women with disabilities
    Ellen P McCarthy
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:637-45. 2006
    ..Little is known about breast cancer treatment for women with disabilities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Physician-reviewers' perceptions and judgments about quality of care
    S N Weingart
    Division of General Madicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:357-65. 2001
    ..We sought to identify features of individual cases that are associated with physicians' judgments...
  29. doi request reprint Physician professionalism and changes in physician-industry relationships from 2004 to 2009
    Eric G Campbell
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1820-6. 2010
    ..Since 2004 much has been done at the institutional, state, and national levels to limit PIRs. This study estimates the nature, extent, consequences, and changes in PIRs nationally...
  30. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with quality and access to health care among people with disabling conditions
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:369-81. 2002
    ..To compare satisfaction with health care between persons with and without disabling conditions...
  31. pmc Cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among persons with Social Security Disability Insurance on Medicare
    Ellen P McCarthy
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, E RO 139, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:611-28. 2007
    ..To examine stage at diagnosis and survival for disabled Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with cancer under age 65 and compare their experiences with those of other persons diagnosed under age 65...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Activities, productivity, and compensation of men and women in the life sciences
    Catherine M DesRoches
    The Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 85:631-9. 2010
    ..The authors undertook this study because previous studies found differences in the academic experiences of women and men...
  34. ncbi request reprint Patient safety climate in hospitals: act locally on variation across units
    Eric G Campbell
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:319-26. 2010
    ..A study was conducted to assess the extent and nature of variation in safety climate across units within an academic medical center...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy-and diagnosis-based risk adjustment for children with Medicaid
    Karen Kuhlthau
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care 43:1155-9. 2005
    ..Risk adjustment is useful for adjusting health care payments based on patients' health status...
  37. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for pediatric quality indicators
    Karen Kuhlthau
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 113:210-6. 2004
    ..We conclude with an overall assessment of the status of risk adjustment for pediatric quality measures and recommendations for additional research and application...
  38. ncbi request reprint Quality dimensions that most concern people with physical and sensory disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Charles A Dana Research Institute, Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2085-92. 2003
    ..We examined whether persons who are blind or have low vision, who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have mobility impairments or manual dexterity problems are satisfied with the technical and interpersonal aspects of their care...
  39. doi request reprint Variability in the measurement of hospital-wide mortality rates
    David M Shahian
    Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2530-9. 2010
    ..Massachusetts policymakers recently requested an assessment of methods to calculate this aggregate mortality metric for use as a measure of hospital quality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Using severity measures to predict the likelihood of death for pneumonia inpatients
    L I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:23-31. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Some pairs of severity measures ranked over 25% of patients very differently by predicted probability of death. Results of outcomes studies may vary depending on which severity method is used for risk adjustment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health, disability, and life insurance experiences of working-age persons with multiple sclerosis
    L I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel, Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Mult Scler 13:534-46. 2007
    ..3% delayed filling prescriptions, skipped medication doses, or split pills because of costs. Overall, 26.6% reported considerable worries about affording even basic necessities, such as food, utilities, and housing...
  42. pmc Physical and sensory functioning over time and satisfaction with care: the implications of getting better or getting worse
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1635-51. 2004
    ..To determine whether those persons whose sensory or physical functioning improved or worsened over one year are more or less satisfied with their health care...
  43. ncbi request reprint Make no assumptions: communication between persons with disabilities and clinicians
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Assist Technol 18:212-9. 2006
    ..Following two basic precepts immeasurably improves communication between clinicians and patients with disabilities: first, make no assumptions, and second, just ask patients about their needs and preferences...
  44. ncbi request reprint The canary in the mine
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1476-8. 2002
    ..As solutions are crafted, people with disabilities, their families, and communities should help design and direct fundamental changes to the health care system...
  45. doi request reprint Health coaching via an internet portal for primary care patients with chronic conditions: a randomized controlled trial
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Med Care 47:41-7. 2009
    ..Patient internet portals offer an efficient venue for coaching patients to discuss chronic conditions with their primary care physicians (PCP)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Communicating about health care: observations from persons who are deaf or hard of hearing
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Charles A Dana Research Institute, Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, and Third Sector New England, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:356-62. 2004
    ..Achieving patient-centered care requires effective communication between physicians and patients. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing face considerable barriers to communicating with physicians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Response to "Building research capacity: the role of partnerships": communication holds the key to productive collaboration
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:1005-8. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparing the importance of disease rate versus practice style variations in explaining differences in small area hospitalization rates for two respiratory conditions
    Erol A Pekoz
    School of Management, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stat Med 22:1775-86. 2003
    ..Our results show that for the two conditions, disease rate variation explains at least as much of the variation in hospitalization rates as does practice style variation...
  49. pmc Discrepancies between explicit and implicit review: physician and nurse assessments of complications and quality
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:483-98. 2002
    ..To identify and characterize discrepancies between explicit and implicit medical record review of complications and quality of care...
  50. ncbi request reprint Going beyond disease to address disability
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:976-9. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint The who, what, and why of risk adjustment: a technology on the cusp of adoption
    David Blumenthal
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:453-73. 2005
    ..For the future of RA in particular, its history suggests the need for health service researchers to consider barriers to use adoption and new analytic technologies as they develop them...
  52. pmc Did the 1997 balanced budget act reduce use of physical and occupational therapy services?
    Nancy K Latham
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118 2639, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:807-14. 2008
    ..To investigate whether use of physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) services decreased after the passage of the 1997 Balanced Budget Act (BBA)...
  53. pmc Rural residents with disabilities confront substantial barriers to obtaining primary care
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue RO 137, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1258-75. 2006
    ..To learn about the health care experiences of rural residents with disabilities...
  54. pmc Screening for chronic conditions using a patient internet portal: recruitment for an internet-based primary care intervention
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:472-5. 2008
    ..Patient Internet portals have created new opportunities for assessment and management of chronic conditions...
  55. pmc Teaching medical students about communicating with patients with major mental illness
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Charles A Dana Research Institute, Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1112-5. 2006
    ..Educational researchers must explore ways to better prepare young physicians to communicate effectively with patients with major mental illness...
  56. ncbi request reprint Risk adjusting rehabilitation outcomes: an overview of methodologic issues
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Charles A Dana, Research Institute, and the Harvard Thorndike Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:316-26. 2004
    ..Knowing which risk factors are missing helps guide interpretation of the results and determines how well risk-adjusted outcomes fairly compare providers or treatments...
  57. doi request reprint Improving patient-clinician communication about chronic conditions: description of an internet-based nurse E-coach intervention
    Marybeth Allen
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nurs Res 57:107-12. 2008
    ..Patient-provider Internet portals offer an exciting new venue for empowering and engaging patients in better management of chronic conditions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Does more "appropriateness" explain higher rates of cardiac procedures among patients hospitalized with coronary heart disease?
    Joseph D Restuccia
    School of Management, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 40:500-9. 2002
    ..There have been few studies of the extent to which differences in the pool of patients being managed might account for geographic variations in treatment rates...
  59. pmc Medical record documentation of patients' hearing loss by physicians
    Christopher F Halpin
    Department of Audiology Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:517-9. 2009
    ..No published studies have investigated this issue quantitatively...
  60. pmc Use of physical and occupational therapy by Medicare beneficiaries within five conditions: 1994-2001
    Long Ngo
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:308-21. 2009
    ..To examine the use of physical therapy and occupational therapy among Medicare beneficiaries nationwide before and after the 1997 Balanced Budget Act, which introduced prospective payment for rehabilitation services...
  61. ncbi request reprint Consensus-based method for risk adjustment for surgery for congenital heart disease
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:110-8. 2002
    ..The aim was to develop a consensus-based method of risk adjustment for in-hospital mortality among children younger than 18 years after surgery for congenital heart disease (designated RACHS-1)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Obesity among adults with disabling conditions
    Evette Weil
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 288:1265-8. 2002
    ..Obesity, a leading cause of preventable death and chronic disease, is associated with disability. Little is known about obesity among adults with specific disabilities...
  63. ncbi request reprint Structural impairments that limit access to health care for patients with disabilities
    Kristi L Kirschner
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 297:1121-5. 2007
  64. ncbi request reprint Managed care and cancer outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Richard G Roetzheim
    Department of Family Medicine, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 13, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:287-96. 2008
    ..To determine if the type of insurance arrangement, specifically health maintenance organization (HMO) vs fee-for-service (FFS), affects cancer outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities...
  65. pmc Using administrative data to study persons with disabilities
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Harvard University, USA
    Milbank Q 80:347-79. 2002
    ..Linking administrative data to survey or other data sources enhances the utility of administrative data for disability studies...
  66. ncbi request reprint Primary care experiences of people with psychiatric disabilities: barriers to care and potential solutions
    Bonnie O'Day
    Cornell University Institute for Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 28:339-45. 2005
    ..In addition to suggestions for improving patient-physician communication and expanding physician knowledge, participants emphasized strategies to become empowered in their relationships with physicians and to obtain personal support...
  67. ncbi request reprint Do variations in disease prevalence limit the usefulness of population-based hospitalization rates for studying variations in hospital admissions?
    Michael Shwartz
    School of Management, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Med Care 43:4-11. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Toward universal design in assessing health care experiences
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Med Care 40:725-8. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Improving health care experiences of persons who are blind or have low vision: suggestions from focus groups
    Bonnie L O'Day
    Cherry Engineering Support Services Inc, McLean, VA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:193-200. 2004
    ..Using common courtesy and individualized communication techniques, physicians and office staff could improve health care experiences of blind and low-vision patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint Reasonable accommodations for medical faculty with disabilities
    Annie G Steinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    JAMA 288:3147-54. 2002
    ..Faculty with disabilities bring identical intellectual and collegial benefits to medical schools as their nondisabled counterparts. In addition, they may offer special insights into how chronic illness and impairments affect daily life...
  71. ncbi request reprint Accommodating medical school faculty with disabilities
    Annie G Steinberg
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 8:1-4. 2002
    ..It also recommends practical steps medical schools can take to provide a welcoming and accessible academic medical environment...
  72. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in utilization of health services in patients with diabetes enrolled in medicaid
    Roberto B Vargas
    General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA School of Medicine, California, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:562-75. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Capturing and classifying functional status information in administrative databases
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:61-76. 2003
    ..The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) identified the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as the only viable code set for consistently reporting functional status...
  74. ncbi request reprint Looking for medical injuries where the light is bright
    Saul N Weingart
    JAMA 290:1917-9. 2003
  75. doi request reprint Transparency: a mandatory requirement for risk models
    David M Shahian
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1240-2; author reply 1242-5. 2008
  76. doi request reprint Tracking disability disparities: the data dilemma
    Lisa I Iezzoni
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:129-30. 2008

Research Grants17

  1. How Health Insurance Status Affects Persons with Disabilities
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This goal addresses the objectives of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which has identified persons with disabilities as one of its priority populations. ..
  2. Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions by Women with Physical Disabilities
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our findings will help begin educating patients and physicians and could perhaps improve breast cancer care for women with physical disabilities. ..
  3. How Health Insurance Status Affects Persons with Disabilities
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This goal addresses the objectives of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which has identified persons with disabilities as one of its priority populations. ..
  4. Cancer Care and Outcomes for Disabled Medicare Patients
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These findings may suggest areas where more attention is needed, such as increasing cancer screening among disabled Medicare recipients or rethinking initial treatment strategies. ..
  5. How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation Services
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome of the proposed study will be an assessment of the association of PT and OT, as routinely practiced nationwide and important outcomes of care. ..
  6. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: QUALITY OF CARE/SERVICE USE
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Given that roughly 49 million Americans have a disabling condition, addressing concerns about their quality of care is essential. ..
  7. ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE RISK ADJUSTERS
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
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