Lenny Lopez

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lifestyle modification counseling for hypertensive patients: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:325-31. 2009
  2. pmc Impact of acculturation on cardiovascular risk factors among elderly Mexican Americans
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Department of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:714-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of primary care safety-net providers and their quality improvement attitudes and activities: results of a national survey of physician professionalism
    Lenny Lopez
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:151-9. 2013
  4. pmc Outcomes for whites and blacks at hospitals that disproportionately care for black Medicare beneficiaries
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:114-28. 2013
  5. pmc Closing the gap: eliminating health care disparities among Latinos with diabetes using health information technology tools and patient navigators
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Disparities Solutions Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:169-76. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care
    Lenny Lopez
    MDiv, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1888-94. 2009
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitals
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1389-94. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Perspective: creating an ethical workplace: reverberations of resident work hours reform
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 84:315-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Lifestyle modification counseling for hypertensive patients: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:325-31. 2009
    ..Lifestyle modification is recommended for all patients with the diagnosis of hypertension...
  2. pmc Impact of acculturation on cardiovascular risk factors among elderly Mexican Americans
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Department of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:714-9. 2014
    ..The association of acculturation and prevalence of CV risk factors in elderly Latinos is less well established...
  3. doi request reprint Characteristics of primary care safety-net providers and their quality improvement attitudes and activities: results of a national survey of physician professionalism
    Lenny Lopez
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:151-9. 2013
    ..Increasing access by expanding Medicaid eligibility will require continued investment in the number and training of safety-net PCPs...
  4. pmc Outcomes for whites and blacks at hospitals that disproportionately care for black Medicare beneficiaries
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:114-28. 2013
    ..Hospital care for blacks is concentrated among a small number of hospitals and whether they have worse outcomes across common medical conditions is unknown...
  5. pmc Closing the gap: eliminating health care disparities among Latinos with diabetes using health information technology tools and patient navigators
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Disparities Solutions Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:169-76. 2012
    ..In this article, we discuss the role of HIT for diabetes management in Latinos and describe a novel "eNavigator" role that we are developing to increase HIT adoption and thereby reduce health care disparities...
  6. doi request reprint Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care
    Lenny Lopez
    MDiv, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1888-94. 2009
    ..Little is known about how the characteristics of adverse events (AEs) affect the likelihood of disclosure or how the disclosure of an AE relates to patients' perception of quality of care...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Hospitalists and the quality of care in hospitals
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1389-94. 2009
    ..Little is known about the link between hospitalists and performance on hospital-level quality indicators...
  10. doi request reprint Perspective: creating an ethical workplace: reverberations of resident work hours reform
    Lenny Lopez
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 84:315-9. 2009
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  11. pmc Association of acculturation and country of origin with self-reported hypertension and diabetes in a heterogeneous Hispanic population
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, 02115, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:768. 2012
    ..We explored the association between diabetes and hypertension prevalence among distinct U.S. Hispanic subgroups by country of origin and by degree of acculturation...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Association between chronic kidney disease detected using creatinine and cystatin C and death and cardiovascular events in elderly Mexican Americans: the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:90-5. 2013
    ..The authors sought to determine whether cystatin C, an alternative marker of kidney function less biased by these factors, can identify elderly Mexican Americans with CKD who are at high risk for death and cardiovascular disease...
  14. doi request reprint Readmission rates for Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure and acute myocardial infarction
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 162:254-261.e3. 2011
    ..However, little is known about whether elderly Hispanics have higher readmission rates for heart failure (HF) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than whites and whether this is due to site of care...
  15. pmc Limited English proficient patients and time spent in therapeutic range in a warfarin anticoagulation clinic
    Fatima Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000170. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint The association of hospital quality ratings with adverse events
    Joel S Weissman
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:129-35. 2014
    ..To understand how patient-reported quality is related to adverse events (AEs)...
  17. pmc Personal characteristics associated with resident physicians' self perceptions of preparedness to deliver cross-cultural care
    Lenny Lopez
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1953-8. 2008
    ..Recent reports from the Institute of Medicine emphasize patient-centered care and cross-cultural training as a means of improving the quality of medical care and eliminating racial and ethnic disparities...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi request reprint Association of African genetic ancestry with fasting glucose and HbA1c levels in non-diabetic individuals: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Prediabetes Study
    James B Meigs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Diabetologia 57:1850-8. 2014
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