Susan Regan

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors associated with self-reported repeat HIV testing after a negative result in Durban, South Africa
    Susan Regan
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62362. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of smoking by inpatients during a hospital stay
    Susan Regan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1670-4. 2012
  3. pmc Nicotine replacement therapy use at home after use during a hospitalization
    Susan Regan
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:885-9. 2012
  4. pmc An interactive voice response system to continue a hospital-based smoking cessation intervention after discharge
    Susan Regan
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:255-60. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Physician attitudes toward personal relationships with patients
    Susan Regan
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care 48:547-52. 2010
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and their impact on health-seeking behaviors in newly-diagnosed HIV-infected patients in Durban, South Africa
    Lynn Ramirez-Avila
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02139, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2226-35. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Recruiting pregnant smokers into a clinical trial: using a network-model managed care organization versus community-based practices
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 44:223-9. 2007
  8. pmc Who starts antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa?... not everyone who should
    Ingrid V Bassett
    Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AIDS 24:S37-44. 2010
  9. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
  10. pmc The "ART" of linkage: pre-treatment loss to care after HIV diagnosis at two PEPFAR sites in Durban, South Africa
    Elena Losina
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9538. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Factors associated with self-reported repeat HIV testing after a negative result in Durban, South Africa
    Susan Regan
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62362. 2013
    ..Routine screening for HIV infection leads to early detection and treatment. We examined patient characteristics associated with repeated screening in a high prevalence country...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of smoking by inpatients during a hospital stay
    Susan Regan
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1670-4. 2012
    ..Patients are expected to abstain from smoking throughout their hospitalization, but how many do so is unclear. Smoking by inpatients may compromise patient safety, clinical outcomes, and hospital efficiency...
  3. pmc Nicotine replacement therapy use at home after use during a hospitalization
    Susan Regan
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:885-9. 2012
    ..We assessed whether providing inpatient smokers with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to relieve withdrawal symptoms while hospitalized was associated with self-initiated NRT use soon after hospital discharge...
  4. pmc An interactive voice response system to continue a hospital-based smoking cessation intervention after discharge
    Susan Regan
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:255-60. 2011
    ..Hospitalized smokers benefit from tobacco counseling received in hospital only if it continues after discharge. Interactive voice response (IVR) technology may be useful in delivering this care...
  5. doi request reprint Physician attitudes toward personal relationships with patients
    Susan Regan
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Care 48:547-52. 2010
    ..Maintenance of appropriate boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship is central to medical professionalism. Little is known about physician attitudes toward personal relationships with patients...
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and their impact on health-seeking behaviors in newly-diagnosed HIV-infected patients in Durban, South Africa
    Lynn Ramirez-Avila
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02139, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2226-35. 2012
    ..Depression screening at the time of HIV diagnosis is critical for improving linkage to mental health and HIV services in South Africa...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recruiting pregnant smokers into a clinical trial: using a network-model managed care organization versus community-based practices
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 44:223-9. 2007
    ..This paper reports the results of utilizing this novel approach and compares it with a typical decentralized practice-based recruitment strategy...
  8. pmc Who starts antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa?... not everyone who should
    Ingrid V Bassett
    Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AIDS 24:S37-44. 2010
    ..To evaluate rates of antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation within 12 months of a new HIV diagnosis in Durban, South Africa...
  9. pmc Comparative effectiveness of post-discharge interventions for hospitalized smokers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sandra J Japuntich
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Trials 13:124. 2012
    ..This paper describes the design of a comparative effectiveness trial testing a hospital-initiated intervention against standard care...
  10. pmc The "ART" of linkage: pre-treatment loss to care after HIV diagnosis at two PEPFAR sites in Durban, South Africa
    Elena Losina
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9538. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine PTLC in newly identified HIV-infected individuals in South Africa...
  11. pmc Implementation of a parental tobacco control intervention in pediatric practice
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 132:109-17. 2013
    ..To test whether routine pediatric outpatient practice can be transformed to assist parents in quitting smoking...
  12. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and smoking cessation after hospitalization for cardiovascular disease
    Anne N Thorndike
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medical Division, and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:186-91. 2008
    ..Mild depressive symptoms are common during hospitalization for CVD. We hypothesized that depressive symptoms measured during hospitalization for acute CVD would predict return to smoking after discharge from the hospital...
  13. doi request reprint Smoking cessation medication use among pregnant and postpartum smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Department of Medicine, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:348-55. 2008
    ..To assess how often pregnant and postpartum smokers use medications and how often obstetric providers recommend them...
  14. pmc Distance-based training in two community health centers to address tobacco smoke exposure of children
    Bethany Hipple
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street Suite 901, Boston, MA 02144, USA
    BMC Pediatr 13:56. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Major hemorrhage and tolerability of warfarin in the first year of therapy among elderly patients with atrial fibrillation
    Elaine M Hylek
    Research Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 91 East Concord St, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Circulation 115:2689-96. 2007
    ..We sought to define the tolerability of warfarin among an elderly inception cohort with atrial fibrillation...
  16. pmc Prevention of weight gain following a worksite nutrition and exercise program: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:27-33. 2012
    ..Improving health outcomes and reducing costs will depend on whether employees sustain lifestyle changes and maintain a healthy weight over time...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of telephone counseling for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Institute for Health Policy, General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:83-92. 2006
    ..Telephone counseling is an effective smoking cessation method that could offer pregnant women convenient access to more intensive smoking cessation counseling...
  18. pmc Impact of inpatient diabetes management, education, and improved discharge transition on glycemic control 12 months after discharge
    Deborah J Wexler
    Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 98:249-56. 2012
    ..To determine whether inpatient diabetes management and education with improved transition to outpatient care (IDMET) improves glycemic control after hospital discharge in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (T2DM)...
  19. pmc Parents smoking in their cars with children present
    Emara Nabi-Burza
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Research and Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1471-8. 2012
    ..To determine prevalence and factors associated with strictly enforced smoke-free car policies among smoking parents...
  20. pmc The association of depressive, anxiety, and stress symptoms and postpartum relapse to smoking: a longitudinal study
    Elyse R Park
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Institute for Health Policy, and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:707-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this prospective repeated measures, mixed-methods observational study was to assess whether depressive, anxiety, and stress symptoms are associated with postpartum relapse to smoking...
  21. doi request reprint Using the postpartum hospital stay to address mothers' and fathers' smoking: the NEWS study
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 125:518-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of introducing an intervention to address mothers' and fathers' smoking during the postpartum hospitalization...
  22. pmc Comparison of ischemic stroke incidence in HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected patients in a US health care system
    Felicia C Chow
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:351-8. 2012
    ..Cardiovascular disease is increased among HIV-infected patients, but little is known regarding ischemic stroke rates. We sought to compare stroke rates and determine stroke risk factors in HIV-infected versus non-HIV-infected patients...
  23. pmc Association of immunologic and virologic factors with myocardial infarction rates in a US healthcare system
    Virginia A Triant
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:615-9. 2010
    ..The effects of immunologic and virologic factors on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) rates in patients with HIV are unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint The new Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit: an estimation of its effect on prescription drug costs in a Medicare population with atrial fibrillation
    Carmella Evans-Molina
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1038-43. 2007
    ..To compare prescription drug cost savings under the most commonly selected Medicare Part D prescription plan in 2006 with savings under the Medicare standard benefit and with drug costs assuming no coverage in an elderly cohort of patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in medicine: results of a national survey of physicians
    Eric G Campbell
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:795-802. 2007
    ..Although there have been efforts to define and promote professionalism, few data are available on physician attitudes toward and conformance with professional norms...
  26. pmc A computerized aid to support smoking cessation treatment for hospital patients
    Kate E Koplan
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1214-7. 2008
    ..Strategies to deliver these interventions are needed, especially now that providing smoking cessation advice or treatment, or both, to inpatient smokers is a publicly reported quality-of-care measure for US hospitals...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bupropion for smokers hospitalized with acute cardiovascular disease
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medicine Division, and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am J Med 119:1080-7. 2006
    ..Bupropion is effective for smoking cessation, but its safety and efficacy in hospitalized smokers with acute cardiovascular disease is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between patient-reported receipt of tobacco intervention at a primary care visit and smokers' satisfaction with their health care
    Molly B Conroy
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:S29-34. 2005
    ..Providers can follow USPHS guidelines with smokers without fear of alienating those not yet considering quitting...
  29. pmc The treatment of smoking by US physicians during ambulatory visits: 1994 2003
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1878-83. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Participation and cardiovascular risk reduction in a voluntary worksite nutrition and physical activity program
    Anne N Thorndike
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 52:164-6. 2011
    ..In a cohort of employees participating in a worksite nutrition and physical activity program, we compared program completion and changes in cardiovascular risk factors by baseline body mass index...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: a report of the cooperative pancreatic cyst study
    William R Brugge
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Blake 4, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:1330-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the most accurate test for differentiating mucinous from nonmucinous cystic lesions...
  32. pmc Prevalence of elevated hemoglobin A1c among patients admitted to the hospital without a diagnosis of diabetes
    Deborah J Wexler
    Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center, Bulfinch 408, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4238-44. 2008
    ..One in four hospitalized patients has diagnosed diabetes. The prevalence of unrecognized, or undiagnosed, diabetes among hospitalized patients is not well established...
  33. ncbi request reprint Activity monitor intervention to promote physical activity of physicians-in-training: randomized controlled trial
    Anne N Thorndike
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e100251. 2014
    ..A hospital-based physical activity intervention could improve physician health and increase counseling about exercise...
  34. pmc Using electronic medical records to determine the diagnosis of clinical depression
    Nhi Ha T Trinh
    Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, 6 th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Med Inform 80:533-40. 2011
    ..To investigate the validity of using electronic medical records (EMR) database in a large health organization for identifying patients with clinical depression...
  35. pmc Long-term follow-up of patients with hypoparathyroidism
    Deborah M Mitchell
    Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:4507-14. 2012
    ..Despite tremendous interest in hypoparathyroidism, large cohort studies describing typical treatment patterns, laboratory parameters, and rates of complications are lacking...
  36. doi request reprint Duloxetine for major depressive disorder and daytime and nighttime hot flashes associated with the menopausal transition
    Marlene P Freeman
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Maturitas 75:170-4. 2013
    ..The secondary outcomes were vasomotor symptoms (VMS, or hot flashes), specifically assessed as daytime or nighttime, and anxiety...
  37. pmc A gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist model demonstrates that nocturnal hot flashes interrupt objective sleep
    Hadine Joffe
    Women s Hormones and Aging Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Center for Women s Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Sleep 36:1977-85. 2013
    ..Sleep interruption is often reported by women with hot flashes and night sweats (or vasomotor symptoms, VMS). Although women report that VMS awaken them, polysomnography (PSG) studies have not consistently supported this contention...
  38. ncbi request reprint Translating the results of randomized trials into clinical practice: the challenge of warfarin candidacy among hospitalized elderly patients with atrial fibrillation
    Elaine M Hylek
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Stroke 37:1075-80. 2006
    ..In addition to baseline characteristics, we sought to define the physician-cited reason for not prescribing warfarin for each patient...
  39. ncbi request reprint Challenges to the effective use of unfractionated heparin in the hospitalized management of acute thrombosis
    Elaine M Hylek
    General Medicine Division Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ninth Floor, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:621-7. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the real-world course of transition from heparin to warfarin in hospitalized patients undergoing anticoagulation therapy for acute venous or arterial thrombosis at our medical center...